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"Do Thou iAbwrty Great. Inspire Our Souls and Make Our LiveB in Thy Possession Happy, or Our Deaths Glorious in Thy Just Defence."
BENNKTTSVILLE, S, C., FRIDAY, JANUARY 18. 1901.
A WALK OVER.
Stevenson Won Over Two Op
ponents on First Ballot.
HAMER RE ELECTED CLERK.
The House of Representatives
Elects All of Its Officers
and Gets Ready for
Tho H0U80 of Representatives mot on
Tuosday of last week. When tho mom
hors had all hoon sworn in, tho oleotion
of officors waa in order, tho first oflioo
to bo filled being spoakor, or prosiding
offioor of tho houso.
Mr. W. F. Stovonson of Choatorflold
was put in nomination by Mr. T. Yan
ooy Williams of LanoaBtcr. Mr. Fran
ois H. Weston of Richland was nomi
natod by Mr. John MoMaatcr of Rioh
land, Mr. Goorgo E. Prinoo of Ander
son was nominatod by Mr. E. M.
On tho find ballot 116 votos wero
oast, 59 boing noooBsary to oloot. Mr.
Stovonson roooivod 73, Mr. Weston 17
and Mr. Prinoo 26. Mr. Stovonson waa
Tho following is tho voto of tho
Prinoo-Austin, Brown, Dantzlor,
Dean, Dodd, Dorrob, Elird, Fox, Har
din, Johnson, Kiblor, Lover, Lomax,
Lylos, Mauldin, Morgan,- Nosbitt,
Niohols, W L Parker, W II Parkor,
Rankin, Ohaa. E Robinson, It B A
Robinson, Bucker, Strom, Wingo.-26.
Weston-Brooks, DcLoaob, Prooman,
Gulluohat, Little, Logan, Mayson, Mo
Laughlin, McLsod, F II MoMastor,
Jno. MoMastor. Moftott, MOBS, Pyatt,
Robortson, Seabrook, Wobb.-17.
Stevenson-Aull, Baoot, Banks,
Bates, Boamguard, Bivons, Bloaso,
Bolts, Bostiok, Bryan, Butler, Oamp
boll, Carter, Ooggoshall, Coloook,
Cooper, CoBprovo, Croft, Crum, Do
Br?hl, Dennis, Domini dc, Dunbar, Du
rant, Eldor, Eitridgo, Frasor, Gaaion,
Gourdin, Gunter, Daile, Hill, Hollis,
Humphrey, James, Jarnigan, Keels,
Kinard, Kinsey, L de, Look wood. Lof
ton, MoCal), MoOraw, MoGowao,
Miahoo, Morrison, MOHOS, Murohison,
Patterson, RainBford, Rodfaro, Rioh
ards, Riohardson, Stackhouso, Saun
?ors, Soiglor, Sinklcr, J B Smith, M L
Smith, Spears, Si riman, Tatum, Thous,
W H Thomas, W?lling, Wells, Wost,
Whaley, Williams, Wilson, Wooda.
Mr. Ashloy of Andereon, who would
havo voted for Mr. Prinoo, was paired
with Mr. E B Ragsdalo, who would
havo votod for Mr. Stevenson.
Messrs. Baoot, Ruokerand MoMaatcr
wero appointed to conduct tho spcakor
elect, to tho ohair. .,
.^^M'^fl?M^?^u!:'terc?j|.' tho oatlvof
tho Bpvbakor%'m1ibo''''to''Mt. Stovonson,
who was roooivod with applausoi
' ' Mr. Stovonson thou addrosBcd tho
houso, spoaking with difficulty on ao
oount of a cough. His remarks wero
Nominations for olerk of tho houso
woro then in ordor. Thoro was two
namoa boforo tho houso-Mr. T C
Hamor of Marlboro, and Gen J Walter
Gray of Greonvillo. Mr. Hamor do
foaled Gen. Gray two yoars age. Thia
time Iii) votos wero reoorded, Mr. Ha
mor roooiving 78 and Gen. Gray 41.
Thero woro fivo nominees for aor
goant-at-arma to auoooed Mr. N H Stan
Boll, who \B now adiflpouaary inspootor.
On tho h.at ballot 116 votos woro oast,
Capt. 'I S Browning of Borkoloy, a
member of tho houso last year, TOJO?V
ing 26, Mr. J F Wilson of Lanoaator
42, Mr.J P Goodwin of Greonvillo 20,
Mr. St. Julien Yates of Orangoburg ll,
and Mr. W H Hair of Barnwell ll.
On thosooond ballot Mr. Yatos hav
ing dropped out, tho voto stood : Wilson
64, Goodwin 26, Browning 32, Hair 5.
Tho latter thon withdrow. On tho
third and last ballot tho voto stood:
Wilson 65, Browning 29, Goodwin 19
Mr. John S Withers of Chest or, tho
ovon-tomporcd stentorian voiced read
ing olerk, waa roolootod unanimously.
Tho election of chaplain waa not on
tcro.d upon, as a motion to adjourn was
put through at 3:15 p. m. Tho aoasion
Tuo?day was not oponed with prayor.
Tho House was opened with prayor
by Hov. J. C. Abnoy. Tho oleotion
of a oaplain was thou pnMed
into. Tnoro woro two nomin?os, Rov.
E. Palmer Hutson, of Groen Stroot
Methodist ohurob, Columbia, and Rev.
lt, N. Pratt of tho Sooond Baptist
ohurob, Columbia. Mr. Hutson was
elected, roooiving 62 votes out of 110
Spcakor Stovonson announced tho
Assistant dork, J P Riohardson.
Bill olerk, Gill Hollis.
Journal olork, W E Cook.
Insido doorkeeper, W L Gibson.
Outsider doorkoopor, W B Knight.
Gallory doorkoopori R L Hagood
Keoporof spoakor's room, J N Pear
Mail olerk, John M Sharp,
Pago?, for thia flesaion only, William
Wannamakor, William Prinoo, Frank
Gaultand Calhoun Cason.
Laborors: Prod Jones, Collio Robin,
Arohio Oliphant, Abram Foster.
Mr. Aahloy introduood a resolution
to extend tho timo forpaymont of ta?*.os
until M ar oh 1. Mr. Strom will in trod ooo
a similar moaauromaking March 15 tho
Mr. Tatum wanted to tako a rcooon
until 8 o'olook BO that tho spoaker could
at that limo annbunoo tho committees
However, tho houso on tho motion of
Mr. Wingo adjourned until Thursday
morning at 10. o'olook, as vory little
could bo aooompliahod by tho oommit
tOO boforo Thursday afternoon.
.After. Jbbo oponing oxoroisea in tho
H?UBOiTjhursday tho oalondar was takon
up, and aooond reading billa oonsidorod.
Mr. Aahloy wado a oh arador ia tic do;
forifl'o J.qf his. joint resolution to cxtohd.
tho timo' 'for tho paymont of taxes un-'
til MnrohM. Ho said it would coat tho
Stato. nothing. Tho roads 0an not be
workaoVaUd 'tho road tax' would ho ly
ing fri tho ire?\Gury until tho first of
April. . : .
Mr. Jtaiiyiford enid that in a part of
Edgcfiold' county it is of almost Vital
importanoo that tho pooplo bo givon
Mr. VVingo of Greenville, fought tho
bill. A pica ?ti mado for tho poor man,
whon it is tho rioh man who is roally
benefited by tho extension. Tho poor
man has paid his taxes.
Mr. lt BA Robinson of Anderson,
Mr. Cooper of Laurons, and Mr. Doan
of Spartanburg, favorod tho resolution.
Tho latter, however, said that ho would
noyer again voto for suoh a proposition,
as tho lino should bo drawn somowhoro.
Mr. Strom spoko foolingly of condi
tions in Edgcfield. Mr. Domini of
Borkcloy, Dr. Woods of Ol aron don, and
Mr. Austin of Groen vii lo, spoke in
favor of tho resolution.
Mr. Harvoy Wilson was not in favor
of tho extension as thoro was no groat
necessity for it in Sumtor, but as other
counties carno hore asking for roliof ho
oould not deny thom and would voto
for tho bill.
Tho voto ' on Mr. Wingo's motion to
strike out tho onaoting words was thon
takon, tho previous question hoing
called by Mr. Wol?Dg, Tho houso by
voto of 85 to 21 rofusod to striko out
tho ouaoting words. Tho olinohcr was
put on tho motion of Mr. Ashloy.
Mr. Stono ofTorcd an atnondmont to
extend tho timo still further, until
Maroh 15th. This was tablod on motion
of Mr. Austin.
Mr. Ashley's rosolution thon pasood
the scoond reading.
Tho houso thon took ft roooss until
tho Bonato oould oom? ovor to hoar tho
publioation of tho Yoto for governor
and lioutonant governor. Tho roll of
oountinos was oallod, and tho spoakei
announocd tho number of votes ro
oeivod by oaoh of tho abovo namoc
offioora in oaoh county. Tho total vote
for M B. MoSweonoy for govornor wai
4G 457; ford. Il Tillman forlioutouan
governor, 46.362. Tho tollers won
senators Blakoncy and Staokhouso
and Roprosoutativos Kiblcr, Kinari
After a few now bills had boon in
troduood, (ho houso adjournod until V,
o'olook Friday, ohoosing that hour ii
ordor to let tho committees disposo o
nomo ponding matters.
Tho hou9o assmnblod at noon Fri
day and iu loss .than an hour and
hali had tra minot ed all tho buainos
beforo it. Mr Ashley's oonourron
resolution extend tho timo for tho paj
incut of taxes passed third roading, a
did that ol' Mr. J no. P. Thomas, Jr,
to provide for tho immediate insurano
of tho South Carolinaoollcgobuilding!
Whon tho scoond readimr, bills wer
takon up, thero wos a fight on M
Rainsford's concurrent rosolution t
appoiut a special oommittoo to cxamin
into tho affairs of tho Stato ponitor
tiary and to report at tho noxt sessio
upon tho expediency of soiling th
Stato farms. Altor nomo disoussion tl
rosolution was laid on tho tablo.
Justidkoforo tho houso adjournad, Mi
Wost?nAiresoutcd an invitation fro
tho Merell a nts' aid Manufacture
olub of this city, extonding hospitalit?
to tho legislators aud inviting thom I
'a reooption Tuesday ovoniug noxt.
In profionting tho invitation M
Wc'iH?ri said tLa/i Culujibi-oi?oiidou:
warm woloomo to tho gonoral assomb!
and tho members of that body aro :
tho hou'BO of thoir friends. Columb
has no ax to grind. Sho is not impolh
by any morconary motivoa, but ono
cordial woloomo. Tho invitation w
aoonptod unanimously, by a rising vot
Mr. Frank B Gar;, on ex- poakor
the house, was in tho nail as tho hou
was about to adjourn. Spoaker Ste
onson oallod Mr. Gary to tho Bpoakei
dosk and prosentod him to tho' how
Tho visitor was roooivod with han
olapping, tho membors rising.
.. A number of now bills woro inti
Starving iii a Box Car.
Loud hammering on tho door o!
Louisville and Nashville box oar sid
traokod in tho yardB at Hopkins vii
Ky., Wodnosday morning brought t
polioo to tho roaouo of Wilson Klir
aged sixtoon. Tho boy half starvod a
with evidonoo of u atruegloou his fat
hands aud clothe told a tearful aud c
oiling story. Ho said that on tho moi
ing proviens an unknown man had <
ticed him toasocludod spot in tho ra
road yards at Nashvillo and had fore
him into tho box oar, ontoring wi
him and forcibly provoting any outoi
Tho oar left shortly aftorward. Shor
beforo reaching Hopkinavillo tho m
left tho oar ab u stop and lookod KU
Diod for a Kiss.
Last wock, at Prescott, Walla Wa
oounty, Kansas Frank Sloan in 1
khsod Miss Fda Boono, whom ho 1
blindfolded. She rosontod it, and pt
ing a hatpin from hor hat, stahl,
him in tho log. Tho pin was brokon
in his limb and blood posionina; renn
od. Next dav tho pain booamo so
tense that Sloan wont to tho hospi
at Walla Walla. An x ray maohinoft
od to looato any sign of tho romaini
portion of tho pin, and 81oan gi
worso and diod. Miss Boono had
markod in Sloan's presence that t
hand novor boon kissed. This innoc
remark lod to Sloan's doa th.
,lIn tho lower houflo of tho Mist
legislaturo on Tuesday last tho foll
ing resolution W10- adoptod by a vot
75 to 47: "Whereas, The sympatl
of tho American people go out tc
nations and all peoples struggling
liborty; thcroforo, bo it Resolved,'T
tho houso ..of roproscntativos of
forty-first gonoral ossombly of Miss
oxtond sympathy to tho po?plo
tho Phillipiuo arohi coligo io t
heroic struggle for freedom," Misai
is a Stato that has had somo oxporh
of "pacification" by thohayonot,
A Good 'Hit.
-Tho- Springfield Republican fi
"Tho announocmont that tho oloo
of Mr. Oarlislo'to tho board of mana
of tho Manhattan Olub is a' fi.nit
toward" reorganizing tho Domooi
praty givos somo point to Mr. Bry
remark that tho talk of roorganijsa
oomes from Swoll olubs and high pr
hotols rathor than from 'tito throat
machino. Tho Manhattan Club 'nh
got noarer to tho oom and cotton fiel
A. . Sad., poath.
Bov.. A'.Patriok died at Gal
Thursday, at .4,a. .m ,. and his ron:
wore oarriod to Summerville, hib'hi
for intormont. Ho was sent to Gal
oirouit by tho late sosaion of; the S
Carolina Confovonoo. Ho Was mai
in Bcrkoloy county Deo. 27, lai
THE STATE SENATE.
John C. Sheppard Re-elected
President Pro Tem
THE GOVERNOR'S MESSAGE.
Gen Hemphill Re-elected. Clerk;
Mr. Schumpart Detente Col.
Gaston for Sergeant
Tho oponing of tho firat 808Bton of
tho South Carolina State aonato in tho
Twentieth oontury waa a vory quiot
and business Uko affair. Praotio?lly ail
tho mombora and attaohos woro on
hand, but tho opouing socmod to bo of
vory littlo intorost to tho gonoral pub
lio, judging from tho numbor of visit
or? present. Probably half a dqzon out
siders had floats ou tho floor, outoido
tho railing, and ono solitary spootator
lookod down from tho gallory when,
promptly at 12 o'olook, Hon. ll. B
3oarborougb, tho retiring liou'.onant
govornor, gave ono rap with hi? gavol
and oallod tho body to ordor.
Tho features of Tuosday woro tho
addross bv Mr. Scarborough ti tho old
and now mombora and tho introduction
of tho child labor bill aud appropria
tion bill for tho South Carolina Intor
State and Woat lodian exposition.
Tho oxoroison" woro oponod with
prayor by Rev. G. H. Waddell, chap
lain of tho last Bussion. Mr. Waddoll
roforrod foolingly to tho death of Sona
tor Mauldin, and invoked divine con
notation for tho boroavod family.
Olork Hemphill oalled tho roll of tho
hold-over mombora and all ausworod to
their names oxoopt Senator Williams
of Williamsburg, who is dotainod at
homo on account of illnosa. Later, on
motiouof Senator Manning, indoftnito
leavo of absonoo was grantod .Or. Wil
Tho roll of tho newly eleotod Sena
tors was then oallod and all woro pros- <
ont exoopt Sonator IL Ii. Oaughman of
Saluda, and came to tho bar of tho
nonato. All took tho constitutional
oath with upliftod hands. Mr. O au g h
man oamo in a fow minutos lator and
took tho oath alono.
Tho president announood that tho
first businoss in ordor was tho election
of a prosidont pro tomporo. Sonator
Mayfield nominatod Mr. Shoppard, who
was presidont pro tem. of tho last ren
ato. Tho nomination was sooonded by
Sonator Mower, and thoro hoing no
othor nominations,! Mr. Shoppard waa
Sonator Graydon nominatod Gm. ll.
IL rfoniphilKof Abbovillo ferroiil^otion
Tho olootion of sorgomt-at-arniH thon
oamo up. Sonator flondorson nomi
i natod Mr, J. I. Gaston of Columbia
for roolootioo; Sonolor Mower nomina
tod Mr. J. F-. Sohuinpcrt of Nowborry
? and Senator Brioc nominatod Mr. 10 A
Crawford of York. On tho first ballot
tho vqto stood: Gaston, 17; Sobumport,
12; Crawford, 5. Tho second ballot
gavo Gaston and Sbumport 18 votos
oaoh and Cranford 1, whon. Sonator
Glenn obangid his volo from Crawford
, to Sobumport, thus giving tho placo to
Sobumport. Tho result was a aurpriso
to many, as it was gonorally ?bought
that Mr. Galton would bo rcolootod
Mr. Shoppard nominatod Mr W. H.
Stewart of Hook hil! for roolootioo as
reading olork, and. thoro hoing no op
position, bo wan eleotod.
Rev. G IL Waddell dooliuod roole?
tiou as chaplain, and on motion of Son
ator Glonn Hov. S. FI. Zimmerman, ,
paBtor of tho Main Stroot Mothodiot
ohuroh, waa olootod fco tho position.
Tho prosidont announood tho follow
ing appointments al tho roquost of tho
Journal Clerk-M. Ii, Clark.
Bill Clerk-E. S. Dingle.
Doorkoepors-downstairs, J. C, Ra
gan, C. P. Hoi mos; upstairs, J. A.
Pagos-Hal?oy Fox, Willio Loaguo.
Mad Olork-ll. J. Parks.
Portor- H. D. Butler.
Koopor of President's Room-Iv. JJ.
Assistant Olork-R M.' MoOown.
Laborers-Jaok Prossloy, Albert,
Mr. Soarborough tho rotiring liou
tonant-govornor, thon mado a brief ad
drosj to. tho san ato.
Tho proooodings of tho Saoato waar
oponod on Wodnosday with pr\tyor by
tho Chaplain, Rov. 8. H. Zimmerman.
Tho Renato was in session just 30
minutes Tuesday. Tho only foaturcs
of],tho aossion of gonoral intorost was i
tho reapportionment.bill introduood by
Mr. Sheppard and a mossago from tho [
govornor announoing his voto of a son
ato billod passod at tho last sosBion ro
tating to granting of ohartora of cor
Mr. Shoppard thon introduood his re
apportionment bill. Tho first sootion
do ol aron tho Foti oral . oonauu of last
year to bo a true and oorreot count of
tho population of tho State. In tho
ovont now oounties aro formod thoro
will bo a reapportionment by tho gon
oral aasombly. , Tho morabori to bo
ohoHon undor this bill are to bo ohoson
at tho gonoral olootion in 1901 &ud
ovory two yoars thoroaftor. If tho bill
booomos a law tho roprosontation in. tho
next houso will bo AS follows:
Abbovillo 3, Aikon 4, Andoraon 5,
Bamborg 2, Barnwoll 3, Beaufort 3.
.Berkeley 3, Charloaton 8, Oherokoo 2
OhoBter 3, Chesterfield 2, Clarendon 3r
Celloton 3, Darlington 3, Dorohcstor 1,
Kdgoflold2. Fairfield 3, Floronoo 3,
Georgetown 2, Greenville ?, Groonwood
,3, Hampton 2, Horry 2, Kershaw 2,
Lanoantor 2, Laurens 3, Lexington 3.
Marion 3, Marlboro 3, .Newborry 3,
Ojonec 3, Orangoburg 5, Pi okena 2,
Ttlohfond 4, Saluda 2,/ Spartanburg 6,
Sumter 6, ' Unjon 2, .Williamsburg 3,
York-4.'" ?.??? <
Tho oouutioa which vyiii oaoh gain'
ono member - under this reapportion
ment wjll be . Spartanburg, Loxlngton,
Aikon and Greenwood.
The oounties whioh lono one membor
each aro Kdgof(old, Boaafert, Borkcloy
and Charleston. Thoro no othor
Tho hill was road and roforrod to tho
oommittoo on privilogos and olootions.
Sonator Livingston introduced a hill
to givo nttornoya a lion on olaiuos plao
cd in thoir hands for oollcotion, and
also introduced a oonourront resolution
providing for tho appointment of a
oommitto of two from tho sonato and
throo from tho houso to proparo a hill
to fix oomponoation for county oflioers
and to regulato tho aaino aooording to
tho amount of work dono and tho im
portance of tho office Tho resolution
wai plaood on tho oaloudar.
Mr. Qrubor introduood a bill to do
olaro tho construction of oortain aots
amonding formor acts. Uoforred to tho
Judioiary oo mm itt co.
At half paat 12 o'olook tho Sonato
adjournod to Thursday morning.
Aftor tho roll oall and morning
prayor in tho sonato Thursday notice
was roooivod from tho houao that that
body had oonourrod in tho amato ros)
lution adopting tho rulos of tho last
session for tho govoromont of tho two
houses during tho prosont session.
Tho Sonato nt 12:15 wont over to thc
hall of tho houso to witnoss tho oponing
of tho roturns for govornor and liou
tonant govoruor. Thia oonsumod 30
Sonator Shoppard iotnduood a oon
ourront rosolution. whioh waa adoptod,
fixing Tuoaday, February 15, as tho
dav for ballotting in tho two bouses foi
a United States senator to succeed
Sonator Tillman, whoso term oxpiroe
MAroh 4, and fixing tho dato fov the
joint balloting on Wodnosday, tho 16th,
Sanator Hondoraon introduood a ros
olution, whioh was also adopted, pro
yiditig for r? joint cession tobo hold on
Thursday tho 17th, to hold all olootiooa
whioh am to bo hold at this session
exaopt Unitod S tatos senator Tho
positions whioh aro to bo filled at this
session aro: Suooossors to Judges G*ry
and Townsend; ono IruBtoo of tho
South Carolina oollego to succeed Au
gust Kohn, who waa appointod by the
governor on tho resignation of I. L
Withers; ono trunco of donison ool
lego to succeed tho lato Scnitor M ml
din; a superintendent of tho ponitonti
ary and thrco dirootora of that institu
tion to succeed Moss rt*. O loll, Sandon
and Howland; a Stato librarian and a
oodo oommiisionor for tho term of ton
Sonator Shoppard introduood a bill tc
orcato a' Stato board ot entomology.
Tho bill pr?vidos for tho inspection ol
fruit trooa, vinoyarda and truok farmt
to provont contagious diaoasoa, and do
atroy doatruotivo insects in orohards,
vineyard^ otc Tho board is to oousist
of tho prosidont, tho chairman of thc
board of trustoos and tho professor ot
agrioulturo of Clomson oollego, Tin
board is authorised to mako such ruloi
and regulations for tho prevention of
disoasos of fruit .trooa and vogotablof
as it may .doom oxnodiont and to
puiui)'>a Stato 'entomologist and' an aa
sistant ii' nooceaary, whoso salarlei
shall bo paid out of tho funds of dom
aon oollogo. Whon disoasos appoar ir
oohards, vineyards, oto., tho ontomol
ogiat is to tako propor stops to provonl
tho spread of t ho disenso, tho expo usc
to bo paid by tho ownor, and whon troc?
aro ooodcmticd they shall bo destroyed
and no compensation paid tho ownor
An appeal to tho full board from th<
dooisions of tho entomologist is provid
ed for, aa is also tho inspection of frui
trooa shipped into this Stato fromotho
Sonator Marshall introduood a bill t<
amond tho aot regulating to tho ap
point mont of tho uenoo o Ibo o ra in unin
oorporatod towns. Tho bill require!
theso officers to givo bond for tho por
formanooa of duty and rolioves th
sheriff from financial responsibility fo
direliotion in offioo on tho part of thea
ofiioors, as is now tho oaso.
Sonator Graydon introduood his bil!
requiring railroad companies to tak
out ohartora in thia State. It was rc
ferred to tho oommittoo on railroads.
Sonator Goodwin introduced a bil
authorizing towns, cities, special sohoo
districts and oountioB to iasttO ncgotia
bio bonds to rofund any school dob
that may bo inourrcd by thom.
Senator Gruber introduood a bill t
amond section 1,819 of tho gonoral sta
tutos of 1892, relating to landlords an
tenants; and also introduood a bi!
looking to tho ratification of tho const:
tutional amendment aa to drainage.
Senator Dean introduced a bill t
ammend tho oounty govornmont law s
far as it relates to working tho roads.
Sonator Livingston introduood a bil!
whioh was placed on tho calenda
withoutroforonoo, authorizing tho sink
ing fund commission to loan nerlai
mono} H to tho oounty commissioners c
Marlboro oouaty for tho purposo c
building a now jail, and authorizin
tho commissionors to imposo a spoon
tax to moot tho debt.
Sonator Livingston introduood a bi
directing tho board of directors to oar
eel all oontraots with private partit
for tho working of convicts and to hil
tho oonviots tb tho different oountio
also a bill to ?mond sootion 8 of th
aot relating to tho appointment of maj
?intraten ?ud their deputies, and ai
crt ho r bill to authorizo tho sinking fun
commission to Boll or lnaso all tho Btai
farms exoej tho Lexington farm,
Immediately after tho oponingof tl
sonato Friday Mr. Manning offered
rosolution that whon tho body adjoui
it adjoura until 12 o'olook Monda;
Mr. Graydon moved to amond by ma!
ing tho hour 8 p. in. Tho rosolutic
waa adoptod with this amond mon
and tho sonato will not bo in noonie
again until 8 o'olook Monday nigh
lloforo adjourning tho Sonato pass?
nomo unimportant bills to a third roa
ing, and a number of now ones woro i
An cngino, runing light, struck
froight on tho Monongahela rivor div
sion of tho bal tl moro and Ohio railroi
at Anderson, .Vy. Va., Wodnosdi
morning at 8 o'olook and tho oollish
ronni tod in (ho death of nix or 1 nov*
saop and tho serious injury of two ot
ern. All woro railroad omployeos c
oopt the tramp, who was stealing a ri
on tho freight.. It is supposed that
Misunderstanding of orders was tl
eauso of tho aooidont. Tho wreok c
ourrod on ? trestle, whioh was brok
doom and tho traok badly torn up.
A STEAMER ASHORE
Ail Attempts at Rescue Have
Failed 80 Far
A TERRIBLE 8U8PENSE
Of tho Lovad Onus of tho Passen
gers and Crew, Who Are
Waiting in Oroat
Di*pathos from tho villngo of Kara
mau, Franco, noar whioh tho French
mail ntcamor Kussio, froo) Oran, Al
gor?n, stranded Monday in a violent
storm with 50 passengers and a orow of
.10 onboard, say that all efforts to reach
tho steamor have failed, oving to tho
tremendous hoij?ht of tho Boas whioh
aro running. Tho pilot boats and tor
podo boats whioh havo attempted to
roaob tho sicamor have boen unablo to
battle with tho waves aud havo return
ed. Tho only hopo scorns to bi in tho
stability of lifo savors to throw a lino j
over tho Russie as tho wrooked vossol
is drivon closer to tho shore. Tho foro
oastlo and part ol tho forward dcok
housoaroall of tho vessol remaining
' When night f.?ll Tuesday enshroud
od tho UU8B?O, quito a numbei of tho
orow and passongers wcro scon oliogiug
to ibo foro rigging and to tho rails,
making despairing signals for sueoor,
which thopo aahoro wcro poworlcss to
afford. Tho galo inoroaeod in fury all
night long and though a flickering light
waa porooivod from limo to timo, ap
parcntly waved by those on board to
attract attontion, it .vas feared tho
sloamor would oitbor break up or dis
appear in tho shifting sands beforo .
morning. A thousand persons awaited
along tho shoro aud tho fishermen pro
parara to launoh a boat at thc first sign
of tho aba'.oraont of tho hurrioano.
When day broko it was a great relief
for tho watchers aahoro to fiod that ?ho
bow and other parts of tho foroparc of
tho ship wore atilt abovo wator, though
tho stern had oomplotoly vanished A
group of mon huddled on tho steam r's
bow fenowing thoir muto appoals for
As tho day woro on more poraons ap
poarod on tho deck forming three
groups, ono at tho bow, anothor on the
bridgo, and a third around tho funnol.
Thus it was soon that moat of tho orow
and passcngo.s who, a rectified list
shows numbor 102, wcro still living.
Tho Kussio lios partly on hor boam
onds, with her dook faoing seaward and
thy soas, whioh havo carried away hor
h&ohways, filling tho holds and cabins
with, wator. Every possiblo expedient
wal tried from tho shoro to savo tho
Butterers. Tho coast guards, mon and
fir. 1; of moa manned iifod)?t>ts and triado
im l?offoc?tua^.at.tpiupta . t?V?o'aoh,
Ith ^?or whi?ll waa Bruited hy' th?
ini.Ocrfaf?t pounding of tho seas a trido
noaror tho ahoro. Ono lifo boat got
half way whoo it was oapsizjd and its
orow swam, aahoro and woro dr?ggod
out of tho wator by tho pooplo aahoro,
who formod a lino with hands joinod
and waded breast deop into tho wator in
in order to soizo them.
A lug approached ai noar aa possible
to tho wreok and then flow a kito to
whioh a life lino was aiUohod in tho
direction of tho Russio, but it failed to
roach tho strandod vessel, Floats woro
also sont out from tho benah with linos,
but in no oaso did thoy suooced in
reaching tho stoamor. Rookots woro
firod fruitloss'y until tho amunition of
tho rooket mortars, which was vory
moagro, ran out. Tho tugs whioh mado
ropoatod efforts to approaoh tho Kussio
woro themselves menaced with disaster
and obliged to rolinq tish thoir at- j
Lato in tho aftornoon anothor expe
dition was assayod-that of launching
a raft, with a hfo lino, from a tug
laying off tho wrook. Tho rosultof this
attempt to reach the endangorod orow
and passongors of tho Russio is not yot
known. Thoao on board of hor wcro
soon to launoh floats, but thoy wcro all
carried away out to soa by tho ourrent.
Harrowing scones wevo witnessed at
the office:* of tho stoamship company
hero, outsido of whioh woro gathered
weeping wivos and ohildron and othor
relative.! of the crow, who mostly hail
from Marseilles. A mossago posted at
3.30 p. m. that up to that limo all on
board tho Russio wcro alivo, eve kui a
pathetic explosion of joy.
Shortly at tor 2 o'clock, during a lull,
tho mon ou shoro suoooodol in gotttug
a lifo lino to tho Kussio, but it snapped
as it was hoing pulled on board. Othor
similar attempts failed; but a moro
hopeful fooling provails in viow of tho
indications that tho woather is deal
ing. A mossago from tho Kussio says:
Tho pafcsongora aro kopt bolow, but
nil tho orow aro at thoir p>sts; and tho
oaptain and 0mooni aro lashod lo tho
bridgo. Tho Boainon triod to construct
sovoral rafts, bub as thoy noarod oom
plo lion thoy wero washed away."
Tho sinking of tho stern in tho sand
provos to havo boon a lucky thing for
thoso on board, as tho bow of tho mail
boat is tiltod high abovo all savo tho
biggest waves and affords a refuge
Otherwise it in believed that all would
havo long oinoo perished.
Tho oruisor Galiloo and a tug with
rookot apparatus loft Toulon to attempt
to renou0 tho passongors, who aro ohiof*
ly colonial functionaries and soldiers.
BOMB HKROIO WORK.
A mossago from Paraman Thurday
morning roport that in spite of tho
hoavy soa still running a lifo boat sue
needed in roaching tho French stoamor
Kussio, from Oran, whioh stranded on
Monday on tho coast, noar tho villago
of Faraman, during a violont storm, at
8 A. M., and attachad a lino to hor, by
whioh food oan ho furnished to tho pas
Bengora and orow, who had all boon
ooopod Tn tho forcoastlo sin co Monday
ovoning, whon tho vessol strandod, and
Thcro aro skrigliino hopos that tho
rosouo of tho ondangored persons is
possiblo, now that communication with
the Kussio is ootablishod. Tho lifo lino
Still holds good, doapito tho tremendous
seas running, but it ha'? 'not yet loon
poasibio to take oil tho passongors,
attachment of tho lino was due to
hereto efforts of twont) .fishermen,
altomptod what appoared to bo a fool
hardy task. Thoir flat-bottomed
was tossed about Uko a straw on
wave. Tho speotatora wotohod it with
bated breath. Sovoral timaa thoy
thought thc fiinall oraft was lost, but it
Moally got into a current which oairiod
tho boat to tho starboard sido of tho
'?UBB?O'H bow, and a lino was thoo
thrown on board tho wrook,
Tho oiptaiu of tho Russie, standing
on tho bridgo, phoutcd: "Wo havo not
lofit heart and havo oocfidonoo in you,
but bo quick." A inoincnt later, atnid
groat cxaitoinont among tho apootators
ashore, tho lino was soon to part. ' Tho
fishermen tnado another effort and again
got tho lino on board tho strandod ves
sel. Thoy then returned to tho bosoh,
whore huodrcda of willing hands pulled
their h. ut high and dry, while a thril
ling sjeno of enthusiasm onsuod. The
fishermen wcro oarriod in tho arms of
tho pcoplo out of reaoh of tho waves.
L-l tor the lino again partod, oausing
muoh noxiniy, as tho soa was becoming
r nigher Then /tho same ?ahcruuon
mado aootcr attempt to reach tho Rus
sie OJ tho first attempt they wero
opoi/.od into tho turf and tho olen wero
thrown baok on tho strand, They mado
a frosh effort, with n fow now corner'*
aidiug, and tito samo boat's orow again
succeeded in gotting a lino on board
tho Russio. This time ita soourity was
enhanced by tho lino being attaohod to
scvoral rafts botwoon tho wrook and tho
UESOUKD AT LAST.
Aftor a night of torriblo suspenso all
tho passongors and crow of tho Frcnoh
Hteamor Russio, from Oran, Algeria,
whioh stranded near Karani an duiing a
violent storm havo boon safely landed.
Tho lifo lino conncotcd from tho shoro
with tho stoamer partod again yester
day afternoon, and a signal last night
"Wo havo not a sorap of food loft.
Consternation provails on borad."
Tho fishermen mado two moro pluoky
lauDohou of thoir boat but woro beaton
Tho storm ragod with renowed fury
duriug tho night, and fow remained
along tho shoro
At midnight two attompts to reaoh
tho Russio wore fruitless, lu tho oarly
hours of tho morning torohos lighted at
tho bow of tho Russio oauBed tho fish
ormon to mako anothor effort, but thoy
wcro again tossed baak a9horo. At day
break tho weather porooptibly moder
ated end at about ?:30 a. m. tho (Jarro
fishcrnion again put to pea- Thqir small
or aft gradually noarod tho RUBB?O.
Thon a ropo was thrown, whioh tho
fishormcn oaught, and tho lifo boat soon
afterwards was alongside Thon anothor
boat mannod by four mon was launch
od and buooccdod in roaching tho wrook
A fow minutes later the Carro boat
left Russio's sido with tho women and
ono baby. Tho enthusiasm wan doli
rous. Tho apootators plunged into
tho sea. Some dragged tho lifo boat
ashoro and othors carried its occupant?
in thoir arms to dry land. Most of
them collapsed from fatiguo, cold and
hungor. Their haggard faoes and
>rr?mbling littles 'told of thoir awful ox
porioii?u?. Byan ov^'iii'ghVali ?'u?'?oac
ishmont was ' ipt ot tho lighthouse,'
two milos distant, wheoco tho sufferers
had to walk assisted by their friends.
Tho lifo boats thon mado ropoatod
journeys until all woro oavad and shel
tered in tho lighthouse
A FILIPINO PETITION.
Teller Springs a Sensation on the
United State Senate
In tho United States Senate on last
Thursday Sonator Tcllor presontod a
memorial from 2,000 "Filipinos and
peaooful inhabitants" of Manila. Tho
memorial was in tho form of an appeal
to tho congress of tho United StatOB
and as Mr. Toller statod, was "signed
by tho loading pcoplo bf Manila and
that sootion, lawyors, bankers and pro
fessional mon ro;resenting tho bestolo
monta of that oommunity." It reviewed
tho oiroumstnnoos loading up to tho pro ?
sont stru?glo of tho Filipino? for in
dependence. It paid a high tributo to
tho work of Aguinaldo and his coadju
tor? in thoir behalf to obtain liberty
and independents for tho pooplo of tho
RoferoLOj is mado to somo of the
priiioipal ovonts of tho prosont revolu
tion against American authority, tho
potition urging that tho American troops
had failod to make a serious impression
upon thc revolutionary party, lb point
ed out that Aguinaldo had doolarod he
might IOBO tho hopo of victory but ho
would not loso tho hopo of dying for
tho liberty and tho indepondonco of
his pooplo. It points out that tho re
volution has tho support of praotioally
all tho pooplo of tho Philippines and
declaro? that though 100 revolutionists
bo dostroyed, 1,000 will rise up to sup
port tho fight for indopondonoo. All of
tho islands of tho arohipolgo, says tho
memorial, aro supporting tho tovolution
und thoy will not yield until tho last
dron of Filipino blood has boon shod.
Tho Filipino nation, tho memorial
continuo?, boaring in mind tho history
of America and.it? humanitarian doc
trines asks tho government of tho Uni
ted State? to ooaso its "prosooutioo of
mon struggling-to bo froo." Tho appeal
doolaros that an autonomy similar to
that enjoyed by Canada or Australia
would not. bo acceptable to tho Filipinos
who deni rc full liberty and indopon
donoo. Whoo tho reading of tho docu
ment had boen ajLoludod Mr. Tollor
renewed a.roquost that it bo printed ai
a dooumont hut Mr. Harwley objeotod.
Later Mr. Tollor prosontod an ordor
for tho printing of tho Filipino appoal
as a sonato document. Mr. Hawloy
Ai Horrible Fato.
Shortly after ono o'olook Wednesday
morning firo broko out in tho Ilubbol
Orphan Asylum, a throo story struoturo
on tho comer of Ilubbol Park and 10K
obango stroot.Thoro woro ono hundrod
and sixty to ono hundred and oighty in
mates and botwoon twenty end thirty
aro dond. It is impossible to got tho
namos of tho oxaot numbor of doad
now as tho bodios havo not boon rooov
erod, but o fluoro of tho institution are
certain that tho numbor of doad is not
under twenty, and may bo thirty. Tho
bodies, as rooov'orod aro hoing takon to
neighboring housoa. Thoro aio twolve
doad in ono houso and throo or four.in
anothor. A down injured are in an
othor. Tho numbor or ie jared is^pw
bably forty and somo of .thone, will dio.
Tho firo originatodin tho furoaoo room
and was followed by an explosion of
THE GOVERNOR'S MESSAGE
In Which tho Various State Mattors!
Gov. MeS boonoy's ruossago to tho
Legislature wai a sorsiblo. paper, lt
was quito longlhy, hut ovcry lino of
it boro tho imprint of tho honest .ra
llootions of the Governor's idoaH abq?t
tho affairs of tho State Tho Spartan-;
burg Herald, spoakiog of tho inosiago,
says tho Govornor "troats exhaustive
ly of cduoation, flnanocs, child labor,
tho dispensary, and all of tho' Stato
ch uri bio and ponai institutions;'' Ho
'talks of ponsioos and tho SUto
militia, of tho Ohioauiauga battlefield
and tho Blaok roport of npcoial courts
and looal logiblition, anendmcnts to
tho Gonstitution and tho apportion
ment of .ropronootbtioo. Tho fact is,
Governor MoSwconoy has touched on
everything directly or iodircotly ooo
nootod with tho SiatoGovornmoat
' On tho subjoo't ot tho. dispensary,
Which was tho main issue in tho lau
campaign, ho is of tho opinion that
tho present system'can bo pcrfootod to
suoh an extent as to silonoo all opposi
tion. Ho thinks that tho question of
3tato ownorshlp of tho saloon* bu?
noss of ono of oxpodionoy rather than
prinoiplo and ho docs not hesitate to
say that in his opinion tho dispensary
oliera tho host method of dealing with
"Govornor MoSwconoy oontonds,
with roason, that tho law is moro rig
idly enforced now than over boforc.'
Ho oalls for a moro explicit doolaration
by tho law making b???oh of tho Gov
ornmont in order Cat thoso who aro
oharged with tho execution of tho laws
may know how to act. Ho is very muoh
of favor of abolishing county hoards of
control, dovolving thoir dutios upon the
Mayors, and oounty Buportisora.
Govornor MoSwconoy's mcssago is an
aldo and oxhaustivo doQumont. It
shown tho present condition of tho
Stato and will provo a valuable guido to
tho legislators. Ho has not hesitat
ed to make suggestions for tho improvo
mont of tho various departments and ho
has shown an earnest and sincero do
siro, to recommend suoh things SB will
tona to tho advancement of thc pooplo
and tho prosperity of tho Stato."
Mr. Bryan's-Noblo Words.
Whatever may bo said of tho plans
and polioio'? 'advocated1'by" Mn- Bryan
in his Jaoksoo day spoeoh at Ghioago
last wook tho manner in whioh ho allud
ed to his own intorests and prospoots
was certainly admirable llosatd: "I
am pow a. priv?to oitir.ee, with exooll
ont prospoots of jromainlng suoh* -1
intend to contiAUO actively in tho discus
sion of publio questions and do not de
eiro to lm ombarrasod by being plaood
in tho attitude of a candidate for any
0 Iii co. In solooting journalism as tho
host Hold for ueofulnoss, I am awaro
that I am plaoing myself in a position
whore I can givo moro aid to others
than to myself, hat tho ' field is ohos.on
deliberately booaueo I am moro inter
ested in tho promulgation of Dcracoitjo.
1 principiosi than 1" am in on joying any?
honors whioh my-countryman oan bo*
Stole Safo in Daylight.
Jos. Hart, Samuol Gol^stoin, David
Karnor, David Worblinsky aud Tcrcty
Silverman woro arrostod at Oholsoa,
Mass., oharged with stealing a safo oon
tinin'g $1,300 in monoy and $2,000
worth of jowoVry from tho o flue of
Morso Biothorfl in Boston on Novem
ber 14th. Tho pol ico have rooovercd a
part of tho stolon jowolry and $5000 in
Dank bills, Tho robbery waft tho boldest
over committed in Boston. In broad
daylight tho safo, whioh was 20x14x14
inohos arid weighed 300. pounds was
whoolod out of tho officio." Morso Bro
thors oonduotcd a diamond and jowolry
business on tholoaso plan. Tho robbers
visited tho plaoo whilo tho proprietors
wore out solio ting trado, and, ooveri?g
tho safo, took it away on a wagon. A
number of porno un saw tho safo hoing
carried away but supposed tho mon
woro legitimate safo uiovora."
' Florida's Cattle Famine.
Aooording to tho Jaoksonvillo papers
a serious condition confronts tho o ttl lo
industry in Florida. It has rcoently
developed that tho remarkable lomand
for hoof and dairy oattlo in Ouba ha9
about strippod Fibrila of hor sup
ply of thoso oniuanls-espooially of
tho better grades. It Booms ' that
tho island was oomplotly depicted of
oattlo by tho various armios during tho
long war poriod and every rango and
farm is now gotting baok its stock as
fast as it oan proouro tho oattlo. Many
aro ooo funned as fast as they arrive
whilo tho bottor brod animals aro pro
sorved for breeding purposes. Florida's
I ranohoB havo boon drawn on vory heavi
ly to mcot thin demand, and tho remit
! hai become very noticeable
She Is Wido Awake.
I The Floronoo Timos says: "Tho world
do move I and it outs sorao quoor oiporti
in Gli ar lea ton. A fo.w yean ago thor o
was a droadful wail down thoro against
tho introduction of tho trolley and now
prostol a company that asks tho right
to run oars through oar tain of its Btroots
has to swear that it will not under any
oiroumstaooos uso horses a i a m,ojtivo
powor or tho right will not bo gr&ntod.
I Possibly Uh ario ri ton is afraid that hornes
wi]I drag hor baok into tho old quiot
'ways. But what aro tho nowly pro
gressive oitiaona going to do with that
aldorraan who.wants to-put tho embar
go automobiles?" Thin only shown that
the old oity is now wido aw?ko ?and
proposos to stay so.
Tho Floronoo Timos says tho ouv
ployoon of tho Seaboard Air Lino, aro
nt)W on joying sumo of that MoKinloy
prosperity that thoir prosidont John
Skelton Williams, who mado somo
twonty millions by soratohiog around a
little on some paper, advised thom to
vote for. They aro hoing laid off by tho
dozoiia ia all depart mont ii. MoKinloy
proipsrity is a groat thing, oh yost that
? in for thoso who oan got it, thoso who
j ?an eoratoh around on paper and oall it
' Feilx.t?..Oobb, a politician and law
yer .'of Oarrollton,. Ga.vs- committed
suicide- in Atlanta ? Wounosday night.
Ho loft a lotter to. his paronts saying'
domcstio trouhlon was tho oauso of his
aot. Uobb was tho oandidato of tho
Populists for attornoy general of Geor
gia in tho lent oloolion,
ANOTHER BOY GONE.
Kidnapped While Walking "or? an
THE VICTIM WAS A STUDENT.
Tho Crime Was Committed In
Broad Daylight, A tetter
na? Ltnun ?.wnv TO ino
' Boys Father.
Frank Bass Frazer, of Union Springs:
Ala., a nineteen year,,old student Of
tho Atlanta Technological soho ol, vruo
kidnapped on tho stroota of that oity
last Saturday week. ''Ho was taken
io a ntupoQod.ooudition to Kansas Oity
and is now hold thoro by his abduotors
for ranaom. Tho only olus to tho per
petrators of tho oritno is found in a lot
ter mailed from Memphis and addrosscd
to tho father of tho boy, Captain N. H.
Frazor. Tho lottor stated that young
Frazer was hoing carried to Kansas
City, but tho polioo of that oity have >?
boon unable to aoouro any duo as to tho (
kidnappers'idontity. ? - \
An explioablo motivo for tho crime
Booms entirely hoking. Captain N.
H. Frazor, fathor of tho kidnapped x
youth, is a o om para ti vol y poor man. Nv
Until six yoars ago ho had oonsldora
ble wealth, but buinoBs rovorso ab that -,
timo swept his fortune almost ontiroly
away. All tho oiroumstanoos surround
ing tho crime aro cloaked in doop and
soemingly unfathomable mystory.
Tho first intimation roooivod by tho .....
paronts of young Frazor of his diaap- \"
poaranoo in Atlanta carno in tho shape v'
of a tologram from Miss Callio Yfil- K
Hams of 405 Spring street, ,wiib, -^L?pa
B ?ss Frazer boarded in this oity. The
young man was last soon at his board
ing Kouso at 1:15 o'olook Baturday after
noon. Ho did not roturn to supper,
but this faot did not causo his room
matos any unoaBinesss. It was takon
for granted that ho was taking tea with
somo oollogo friond.
Whon howovor, young Frazor failed
to show up at hisjoom Saturday night,
Mian Williams gavo expression to sonao
uneasiness. Tho foar that oomo'uiio-,
fortuno had ha'pponod to tho young
man took firm hold of hor mind whoa
tho room matos of tho young man nott"
fiod her Sunday morning that thoy were
ontircly ignorant of tho oauso of his
absonoo. Half of tho opinion that IKsa '
Frazor" had gone to his 'homo at-ffnion
Springs, and foping that susi, would
provo tho oasoV^-^^QftMib Williams
addrossod tho following tologram te
tho fathor of tho missing boy on Sun
"Baan loft Saturday at noon. Is hs
This oamo to tho paronts of Bass
Frazor asa first intimation of his dis
appearance from Atlanta,, for tho re
ply from Captain Frazer,'roooivod la-'
tor eta|,pd. that ? Bass ygas no,fc..at . homo
and iudfc&tod tho groatost surprise that "
he was not at his boarding houso in
* Miss Williams was at a loss to un
derstand tho ?ituatiou, as she felts
responsibility attaching .6. in the
nutter of tho young man's safoty.
Monday af tornoon Captain Fr nz or, at
his homo at Union Springs roooivod
tho lotter whioh explained his sen's
unusual absonoo from Atlanta.
This lottor, which tells the tale of
tho kidnapping, waa not dated by ita
author; but tho onvolopo, whioh bore a
spooial dolivory stamp, ?IBO bore the
postmark, "Memphis." Tho words of
tho lottor had boon oarofully printed
out and tho wording indioatos that tho
writer is a man of moagcr cduo&tion.
Tho lottor is as follows:
"Doar Sir-As kidnapping is all tho
rago nowadays, wo have stolen your
?ton. Wo intondod to steal him boforo
Christmas, but oould novor got a
ohanoo. Wo ddn't know your nnsn
oial standing, as your son refuses < to
tell us and wo only found $15 on his
person. Ho is a boy 'way above 'the
avcrago r.odwo-nccd him in our busi
ness, wo intondod to keep him, hut you
might ?end a lotter to Jim Glaoor,
(Jencrai Dolivory, Kansas City, as we
will bo in that oity by tho time this
reaohes you stating how muoh you
will givo for his roturn, and if the
amount meeta with my approval I will
w vi to you moro about it. De not notify
any official authorities, as it won't do
any good and would min all > your
chancea of gottlng him. We will al
low him to sign his namo, to provo to
you we aro not joking. Wo havo him
i in stupe Hod bondition and wo aro oar
! rying him as ? sick porson and our
Tho lottor is in ponoil throughout,
while tho signal uro of "Bass Frazor
is in purplo ink. Tho name or names
of tho abduotors do not appoar at tho
end of tho communication and tho
only namo londing the slightest olue
to tho idontity of tho mon is. that of
that "Jim Glacer," who is mentioned
as tho intermediary at Kansas Oity be?
twoon tho kidnappers and tho family
of tho kidnapped.
Tho oaroless tono of tho letter loni
tho impression to tho mombors of the
family that tho abduotors moant'busi
ness and that to put , the dotootivos on
tho traok would bo work in tho injury
of Bass Fraser himsolf.
Our Cotton Mills.
Tho Now Yolk Tribune says: "Cot
ton mills,both in thp North and tho
South*havo had an encouraging and
prosperous year. In New England
most of. tho makers of oottou goods aro
rejoicing over handsomo diyidonds,
I while manufactures in tho Carolinas?
in Georgi?, in Mississippi and other
Southorn Siatos, havo boon built and
many old onos havo boon enlarged.
Tho North and tho South shake nando
over tho sound and healthy growth cf
thohvjndufi trios. . *
.,. : A Tribute to Loo.
' In tho course of debate on tho reor-'
Sanitation of tho army in tho United
tates Sonato Senator Sowoll paid a
handsonfo tribute to both Gen. Wilson
and Oon Lo?. Tho latter, ho Raid, had
oonforred brilliant service, upon , the
country in a civil capacity and 'Ht wai
woll known that he had hce? sol?ot?d
1 practically to load tho attack upon Hiv
I hana. Ho oharaotoiiied him wi ono of
! tho tinost officers in the army,