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VOJL. XX V i
HENNETTS VILLE, S, C,, FRIDAY, JANUARY i8. 19?i.
A WALK OVER.
Stevenson Won Over Two Op
ponents on First Ballot.
HAMER RE-ELECTED CLERK.
The Mouse of Representatives
Elects All of Its Officers
and Gets Ready for
Tho Houso of Roprescn tat ives mot on
TuoBday of last week. Whon tho mom
hors had all boon sworn in, tho election
of officers was in order, tho first elbon
to bo filled being opoakor, or presiding
offioor of tho houso.
Mr. W. F. Stovonson of Chcatorflold
was put in nomination by Mr. T. Yan
ooy Williams of Lancaster. Mr. Fran
ois H. Woston of Riohland was nomi
natod by Mr. John MoMastor of Rich
land, Mr. Gcorgo IS. Prinoo of Ander
son was nominatod by Mr. IC. M.
Ru ike ref Anderson.
On tho firht ballot 116 votes wero
oast, 59 hoing noooBBary to ole ot. Mr.
Qtovcnson roooived 73, Mr. Weston 17
and Mr. Prinoo 20. Mr Stovonson waB
Tho following is tho voto of tho
Prinoo-Austin, Brown, Dantzlor,
Boan, Dodd, Dorrob, Efird, Fox, Har
din, JohnBon, Kiblor, Lovor, Lomax,
Lylos, Mauldin, Morgan,- Nesbitt,
Nichols, W L Porker, W II Parker,
Rankin, Chas. E Robinson, R B A
Robinson, Ruokcr, Strom, Wingo.-26.
Weston-Brooks, DeLoaoh, Frooman,
Gulluohat, Little, Logan, Mayson, Mc
Laughlin, Mcleod, F II MoMaster,
Jno. MoMastor. Moffott, MOBS, Ryatt,
Robertson, Seabrook, Wobb.-17.
Stovonson-Aull, Baoot, Banks,
Bates, Uoamguard, Bivons, Bloaso,
Bolts, Bostiok, Bryan, Butler, Camp
boll, Cartor, Coggoshall, Coloook,
Cooper, Cosprovo, Croft, Orum, I)o
Br?hl, Donni?, Domini >k, Dunbar, Du
rant, ICldor, Eitridgo, Fraaor, Gaston,
Gourdin, Gunter, Haile, Hill, Hollis,
Humphrey, James, Jarnigan, Keels,
Kinard, Kinfioy, L dc, Lockwood, Lof
ton, MoCall, M o draw, McGowan,
Mishoo, Morrison, MOROS, MurohisoD,
Pattoraon, RainBford, Rodfaro, Rich
ards, Richardson, Staukhouao, Saun
flors, Soigler, Sinklcr, J B Smith, M L
Smith, Spears, Si riman, Tatum, Thous,
W II Thomas, W?lling, WCIIB, West,
Whaloy, Williams, Wilson, Woods.
Mr. Ashloy of Anderson, who would
havo voted for Mr. Prinoo, was paired
with Mr. E B Bagsdalo, who would
havo votod for Mr. Stovonson.
Messrs. Baoot, Ruokcr and MoMastor
woro appointod to oonduot tho speakor- >
, elect to tho ohair. ,,
^M^!Uo^M'';y^inreter?d.' C?o oa^h of
wh? was reooivod with applausoi
- ". Mr. Stovonson thou addrosBod tho
houso, spoaking with difficulty on ac
count of a cough. His remarks wero
Nominations for olerk of tho houso
woro then in ordor. There was two
names boforo tho houso-Mr. T C
Hamor of Marlboro, and Gen J Walter
Gray of Greenville. Mr. Hamor do
foaled Gen. Gray two yoars age. This
timo HU votos wero reoorded, Mr. Ha
mer roooiving 78 and Gen. Gray 41.
Thero woro fivo nominees for sor
goant-nt-arniB to Buooood Mr. N II Stan
sell, who is now a dispensary inspootor.
On tho first ballot 116 votos woro oast,
Capt. T S Browning of Bcrkoloy, a
member of tho houso-last year, roiciv
ing 26, Mr. J F Wilson of Lanoasior
42, Mr. .) P Goodwin of Greenville 26,
Mr. St. Julion Yates of Orangoburg ll,
and Mr. W II Hair of Barnwell ll.
On thosooond ballot Mr. Yatos hav
ing dropped out, tho voto stood : Wilson
54, Goodwin 26, Browning 32, Hair ft.
Tho latter thon withdrow. On tho
third and last ballot tho voto stood:
Wilson 65, Browning 20, Goodwin 19
Mr. John S Withers of Chcstor, tho
evon-tompored stontorian voioed read
ing olerk, was reolocted unanimously.
Tho election of ohaplaiu was not on
toro.d upon, as a motion to adjourn was
put through at 3:15 p. m. Tho session
Tuosday was not oponed with pray or.
Tho Houso was opened with prayer
by Hov. J. 0. Abnoy. Tho election
of a oaplain was thon ont-ircd
into. Tnoro woro two nomin?os, lt-JV.
E. Palmor Hutson, of Groon Stroot
Methodist church, Columbia, and Rev.
R. N. Pratt of tho Sooond Baptist
ohuroh, Columbia. Mr. Hutaon waa
oleotod. roooiving 62 votes out of 116
Speaker Stovonson announced tho
Assistant olork, J P Richardson.
. Bill olork, Gill Hollis.
Journal olork, W E Cook.
Insido doorkoopor, W L Gibson.
Outsider doorkoopor, W B Knight,
Gallery doorkoopor, R L Hagood
Keoporof spoakor's room, J N Pear-1
Mail olerk, John M Sharp.
Pagos, for this session only, William
Wannamakor, William Prinoo, Frank
Gaultand Calhoun Canon.
Laborers: Fred Jones, CollioRobin,
Arohio Oliphant, Abram Fosf?ft
Mr. Ashley introduced a resolution
to extend tho timo for payment of tatos
until March 1. Mr. Strom will introduoo
a similar moasuro making Maroh 15 tb.?
Mr. Tatum wanted to tako a recess
until 8 o'olook so that tho spoakcr could
at that timo' ann?unoo tho commit tees
However, tho houso on tho motion of
Mr. Wingo adjournod until Thursday
morning at 10. o'olook, as very little
could bo accompli sited by tho commit
tco boforo Thursday afternoon.
After. Jtjio oponing oxoroiscB in tho
Houso?Thursday tho oalondar was takon
up, nn4 sooond reading bills oonsidorod.
Mr. Ash)oy mado a oharaotoristie'd?;
fonso J.Qf his..joint resolution to extend,
tho timo fot tho pay mont of taxes un-'
til Marom d . . Ho said it would oost tho
State, nothing. Tho roads cannot bo
worked?- arid 'th? road tatt would bo ly
ing lit the ive atm ry until tho first of
Mr. JUainsford said that in a part of
Edgcfl?ld''county it ie of almoBt Vital
importanoo that tho pceplo bo givon
WiDgo of Grconvilhj, fought tho
bill. A plea in mado for tho poor tuan,
whoa it is tho rioh man who is roally
boncfitcd by tho oxtonsion. Tho poor
man has paid his taxos.
Mr. ll BA llobiuson of Anderson,
Mr. Ooo por of Lauron B, and Mr. Do au
of Spartanburg, favorod tho rosolution.
Tho latter, howovor, said that ho would
never again vote for suoh a proposition,
as tho Huo should bo drawn somowhorc.
? Mr. Strom spoko feelingly of condi
tions in Kdgefiold. Mr. DonniB of
Borkclcy, Dr. Woodsof Olarondon, and
Mr. Austin of Groonvillo, spoke in
favor of tho resolution.
Mr. Ilarvoy Wilson was not in favor
of tho extonsion as thoro was no great
noocseity for it in Sum tor, but as other
oountics carno boro asking for roliof ho
could not deny thom and would voto
for tho bill;
' Tho voto on Mr. Wingo's motion to
uti ike out tho enacting words was thou
takon, tho provious quostion hoing
called by Mr. W?lling, Thohouso by
voto of 85 to 21 rofuscd to striko out
tho onaoting words. Tho olinoher was
put on tho motion of Mr. Ashloy.
Mr. Stono offorcd an ainondmont to
extend tho timo still furthor, until
March 15th. This was tablod on motion
of Mr. Austin.
Mr. Ashley's rosolution thou passod
tho scoond reading.
Tho house thon took a roooss until
tho sonato oould oomo ovor to hoar tho
publication of tho voto for govornor
and lioutonant govornor. Tho roll of
oountinos was oallod, and tho spoaker
announced tho number of votes ro
ooived by oaoh of tho abovo namod
officors in oaoh oounty. Tho total voto
for M B. MoSwconoy for govornor was
46 457; for J II Tillman for lioutonant
governor, 46,362. Tho tellers woio
Senators Blakonoy and Slaokhouao,
and Kcprosoutativos Kibler, Kinard
Aftor a few now billB had boon in
troduood, tho houso adjourned until 12
o'clock Friday, ohoosing that hour m
order to lot tho committed) disposo of
Homo ponding matters.
Tho houso assoinblod at noon Fri
day and in losu 'than an hour and n
half had transaotcd all tho husinosN
before it. Mr. Anhloy'n oonourrcnl
resolution extend tho timo for tho pay
ment of taxes passed third roading, ae
did that ol* Mr. J no. P, Thomas, Jr.,
to pr?vido for tho iiuuied'ato insurance
of tho South Carolina oollegobuildings.
Whou tho scoond reading bills wore
takon up, th ero wos a fight on Mr
Uainaford'u concurrent rosolution tc
appoint n special oommittoo to examine
into tho aifairs of tho Stato peniten
tiary and to report at.tho noxt scBsior
upon tho expediency of soiling thc
Stato farms. Aftor nome disaussion th<
rosolution wan laid on tho tablo.
Ju?'/.$ioforo tho houso adjouraad, Mr.
Woal?Ti0ircsontcd aa invitation frou
tho .Mei-ohnnti)* aid Manufacturers
duh of thisoity, extending hospitalize:
to tho legislators and inviting thom t(
a roooption Tuesday ovoning noxt.
In presenting-tho invitation Mr
VJeatoii said iLai. Cu;uaiUu^?tf?doo/ >j
warm woloomo to tho gonoral assombl]
and tho members of that body aro ii
tho houso of thoir friouds. Columbi
has no ax to grind. Sho is not impolloi
hy any morconary motivos, but ono o
cordial woloomo. Tno invitation wa
aoooptod unanimously, by a rising vote
Mc Frank B Gar.- , an ex - poakori
the house, was in tho nail r.s tho hqus
was about to adjourn. Spoakor Stov
onson oallod Mr. Gary to tho apoakor1
dosk and proscntod him to tho' house
Tho visitor was roooivod with haad
slapping, tho mombora rising.
A number of now bills woro inlre
Starving iii a Box Car.
Loud hammering on tho door of
Louisville and Nashvillo box oar side
traokod in tho yards at Hopkins ville
Ky., Wednesday morning brought th
police to ?ho roaouo of Wildon Kline
aged sixteon. Tho boy half starvod an
willi evidence of i struggloou his face
hands and clothe told a tearful and os
oiling story. Ho said that on tho mon
ing provious an unknown man had ci
tioed him loanooiudod spot in tho rai
road yards at Nashvillo und had force
him into tho box oar, ontoring wit
him and toroiblv provoting any outorj
Tho oar left shortly aftorward. Short!
beforo reaching Ilopkinsvillo tho ma
left tho oar at a Btop and lookod Klir.
Died for a Kiss.
Last wock, at Prescott, Walla Wal
oounly, Kansas Frank Sloan in fi
kit-Hod Miss lida Boono, whom ho ha
blindfolded. Sho rosontod it, and pul
ing a hatpin from her hat, stabbo
him in tho log. Tho pin was broken c
in his limb and blood portioning vonni
sd. .Noxt dav tho paiu booatno soil
tonso that Sloan wont to tho hospit
it Walla Walla. An x ray maohinofai
id to looato any sign of tho romainir
portion of tho pin, and 81oan gre
worso and died. Miss Boono had r
narked in Sloan's prosonoo that si
hand novor boon kissod. This innooo
.cmark lod to Sloan's doath.
/-. Talking Out. .
"In tho lower house of tho Misot
ogislaturo on Tuesday last tho folio
ing resolution was- adoptod by a voto
T5 to 47: "Whereas, Tho sympathi
jf tho Amorioan peoplo go out to
nations and all peoples struggling 1
,iberty;'therefore, bo it Resolved;'TH
,ho houso ..of roprosontativos of t
forty-first gonoral assombly of Missoi
)xtond sympathy to thc pooplo
Lho Phillipino arohipoligo io th
?oroio Btrugglo for froodom." Missoi
s n Stato that has had sorao oxperiei
>f "pacification" bv tho hayonot.
A Good Hit.
Tho Springfield Republican sa
'Tho announoemont that tho olooti
vf Mr. Carlislo'to tho board of manag
>f tho Manhattan Club is a' first st
.eward 1 reorganizing tho Doraoora
iraty givos somo point to Mr. Brya
omark that tho talk of r?organis?t:
minos from swoll oluba and high prit
lOtols rat horthan from 'tho' tnre?hi
nach i no. Tho Manhattan Olub abo
r.o\noarcr to tim oom and cotton field
,,A,.Sad..poath. ' ^
Bov.. D.. A Patriok died at Gatfi
Thursday. at.4,ai ,m ,. and his rema
vote oarriod to Summerville, hin 'hoi
or intorraont. Ile was ?ont to Gaff)
drouit by tho late sossion ofi tho Soi
Jamima Conforcnoe. Ho wno marr
n Berkoloy oounty Doo. 27r last
HIE STATU SENATE.
Joh'n C. Sheppard Re-elected
Pr?sident Pro Tem
THE GOVERNOR'S ME88AOE.
Con Hernphill Ro-oloctod. ClorU;
Mr. Schumpert Defeats Col.
Gaston for Sortant
Tho oponing of tho firat aosston of
tho South Carolina Stato aonato ia tho
Twontioth oontury was a vory qulot
and business-like affair.' Praotioilly all
tho mombora and attaohos woro on
hand, but tho oponing aocmod to ho of
vory littlo intorost to tho gonoral pub
lic, judging from tho numhor of viait
ora proscnt. Probably half a dqzon out
sidors had goats on tho floor, outsido
tho railing, and ono solitary spootator
looked down from tho gallory whon,
promptly at 12 o'clock, Hon. It. B
3oarborough, tho rotiriug liou'.onant
govornor, gave ono rap with hU gavol
and culled tho body to oidor.
Tho foaturoa of Tuoaday woro tho
address bv Mr. Scarborough to tho old
and now mom bora and tho introduction
of tho child labor bill and appropria
tion bill for tho South Carolina Intor
Stato and Woat Indian exposition.
Tho oxoroitfotf woro oponod with
prayor by Bov. G. H. Waddoll, chap
lain of tho last Bunaloo. Mr. Waddoll
roforrod foolingly to tho death of Sona
tor Mauldin, and invokod divino con
solation for tho boroavod family.
Clerk Hernphill oallcd tho roll of tho
hold-over mombora and all answered to
their namoa oxoopb Senator Williams
of Williamsburg, who ia detained at
homo on aooount of illnoaa. Lator. on
raotionof Senator Manning, indofiaito
leavo of absonoo waa grantod Dr. Wil
Tho roll of tho nowly oloctod Sona
tors was then oallod and all woro proj
ont exoopt Sonator B. L. Oaughman of
Saluda, and oamo to tho bar of. tho
sonato. All took tho constitutional
oath with uplif tod hands. Mr. Caugh
man oamo in a fow minutos lator and
took tho oath alvuu.
Tho preaidonb announced that tho
first businoss in ordor was tho oleotion
of a prosidont pro temporo. Senator
Mayfield nominatod Mr. Shoppard, who
was prosidont pro tom. of tho last son
ato. Tho nomination was seconded by
Sonator Mowor, and thoro hoing no
othor nominations," Mr. Shoppard was
Sonator Graydon nominated G-on. R. j
B. Homphilhpf A obovillo forrcelooMcn |
Tho oleotion of sorgo^nt-at-arms thou
oamo up. Sonator Henderson nomi
natod Mr,. J. I,. Gaston of Columbia
for roolootioo; Sonotor Mowor nomina
ted Mr. J. BS Sohumpcrt of Nowborry
and Senator Brice nominatod Mr. E A
Crawford of York. On tho first ballot
tho VQto stood: Gaston, 17; Sohumport,
12; Crawford, 5. Tho seoond ballot
gavo Gaston and Shumport 18 votoa
oaoh and Cranford 1, whon. Sonator
Glonn ohaoged hin vote from Crawford
to Sohumport, thm giving tho plaoo to
Sohumport. Tho rosult was a surpriao
to many, as it waa gonorally thought
that Mr. Gaston would bo roolootod
Mr. Sheppard nominatod Mr W. H.
Stowart of 'Bockhill for rootootiou as
reading dork, and. thoro boiag no op
position, ho was elected.
Hov. G H. Waddell dooliaod rooleo
tion as chaplain, and on motion of Son
ator Glonn Hov. S. II. Zimmormaa, ,
pastor of tho Main Strooc Mothodist
ohuroh, waa olootod to tho position.
Tho prosidont announood tho follow
ing appointments at tho roquoat of tho
Journal Clerk-M. L. Clark.
Bill Clork-E. S. Dingle.
Doorkeepers-downstairs, J. C. Ra
gan, C. F. Holmes; upstairs, J. A.
Pathos-Halsoy Fox, Willio Loaguo.
Mall Clerk-R. J. Parks.
Portor-H. D. Butler.
Kcopor of Proeidont's Room-h. B.
Assistant Clerk-R M; MoCown.
Laborers-Jaok ProBsloy, Albert,
Mr. Soarborough tho rotiring lieu
tenaat govornor, thon mado a brief ad
drosj to, tho san ato.
Tho proooodings of tho Sanato wtwr
oponod on Wodnoaday with prayer by
tho Chaplain, Hov. S. II. Zimmerman.
Tho sonata was in sossion just 30
minutes Tuesday. Tho only features
of,.tho sossion of gonoral intorost was i
tho reapportion mont, bill introduood by
Mr. Shoppard and a mosBago from tho
governor announoing his veto of a son
ato hillod passed at tho last sossion re
lating to granting of charters of cor
Mr. Shoppard thon introduood his re
apportionment bill. Tho first section
doolaros tho Fodoral-. oonsus of last
year to be a true and oorreot oount of
tho population of tho Stato. Io tho
ovontnow counties aro formod thoro
will ho a reapportionment by tho gon
oral assembly. The mo m hor a to bo
choBon undor this bill aror to ho ohoson
at tho genoral olootion in' 1901 and f
ovory two yoars thoroaftor. If tho bill j
booomos a law tho representation in tho j
next houBo will bo as follows: \
Abbeville 3, Aikon 4, Anderson 5, ]
Bamborg 2, Barnwell 3, Boaufort 3,
Borkeloy. 3, Charleston 8, Chorokoo 2
Chostor 3, Chesterfield 2, Olarondon 3r
C?lloton 3, Darlington 3, Dorohostor 1,
Edgofiold 2. Fairfield'3, Floronoo 3,
Goorgotown 2..Greenville 5, Groonwooa
3, Hampton 2, Horry 2, ICorshaw 2,
Lanoastor 2, Laurens 3, Lexington 3,
Marion" 3, Marlboro .3, .Newborrjjr 3,
Oaonco 3, Orangoburg 5, Piokohs 2,
Klobjand 4, Saluda 2,/Spartanburg 6,
Sumtor ?, ' Uujon 2, . William?burg 3,
York'4.' \ .
Tho oountiod wbioh v\i\ oaoh gain
ono member - under thia reapportion
ment wjll bo Spartanburg, Lexington,
Aikon and Gleenwood.
Tho oountios whioh lon o ono mombor
oaoh aro Edgofjold, Beaafort, Borkoloy
and OharloBton. Th oro no othor
Tho hill was read and rcforrod to tho
oominittoo on privilogos and olootions.
Senator Livingston introduood a hill
to givo attornoya a lion on olaiins plao
cd in their hands for collection, and
also introduced a oouourront resolution
providing for tho appointment of ft
ooiutnitto of two from tho nonato and
throo from tho house to proparo ft bill
to fix oomponsation for county officers
and to regulato tho samo no lording to
tho amount of work dono and tho im
portance of tho oDico. Tho resolution
wai ploood on tho oaloudar.
Mr. Grubor introduood a bill to do
olaro tho construction of oertain aots
amending former aots. Kol'orred to tho
At half pant 12 o'olook tho Sooato
adjournod to Thursday morning.
After tho roll oall au 1 morning
prayor in tho sonato Thursday notico
waa roooivod from tho houso that that
body had oonourrod in tho s mato ros)
lution adopting tho rulos of tho last
session for tho govorumout of tho two
houaos during tho prosont sossion.
Tho Sonato at 12:15 wont over to tho
hall of tho house to witness tho opening
of tho roturns for govornor and lion
tenant govoruor. Thia oonsumod 30
Sonator Shoppard iutriduood n oon
ourront resolution, which waa adopted,
fixing Tuoaday, February 15, as tho
dav for ballotting in tho two houses for
a United Statoa eonator to suooood
Souator Tillman, whoao torin oxpiros
Maroh 4, and fixing tho dato for tho
joint balloting on Wodnosday, tho 16th.
Sonator Ilondoraon introduood a res
olution, whioh was also adopted, pro
vidiug for a joint session to bo hold on
Thursday tho 17th, to hold all olootions
whioh ar? to bo hold ot ihia Hermon
exjopt Unitod Statoa sonator Tho
positions whioh aro to bo filled at this
BOBaion aro: Suoooasora to Judges G*ry
and Townsend; ono truatoo of tho
South Uarolina oollcgo to suoeocd An
gmt Kobo, who was appointod by tho
governor on tho resignation of I. L
Withers; ono trustoo of donison ool
logo to Buooood tho lato Senator Maul
din; a auporintondont of tho ponitonli
ary and thrco dirootors of that institu
tion to suooood Messrs. 0 loll, Sandors
'and Howland; a State librarian and a
oodo oommiisionor for tho term of ton
Sonator Shoppard introduood a bill io
oroato a' Stato board of ontomology.
Tho bill pr?vidos for tho inspootiou of
fruit troes, vinoyarda and truok farms
to provont contagious diaoases, aud de
stroy doatruotivo insects in oroharde,
vineyards, oto. Tho board is to oonsist
of tho president, tho oh ainu an of tho
board of truatoos and tho professor of
agri?ulturo of Olomson oollogo. Tho
board is authorized to rnako suoh rulos
and regulations for tho prevention of
diseases of fruit .troos and vogotablos
point wa va to entomologist 'ana' an ns-'
instant if necessary, whoso salaries
shall bo paid out of tho funds of Olem
HOn oollogo. Whon disoasos appear in
ooharda, vinoyarda, oto , tho entomol
ogist ia to tako propor stops to provont
tho spread of thodiscftBO, tho oxponao
to bo paid by thoownor, and whon troca
aro condemned they shall bo destroyed
and no compensation paid tho owner
An appoal to tho full board from tho
decisions of tho entomologist is provid
ed for, ns is also tho inapootion of fruit
trooa shipped into this Stato from othor
Sonator Marshall introduood a bill to
amend tho aot regulating to tho ap
pointmont of tho pcaoo offioors in unin
oorporatod towns. Tho hill requires
thcao e ffioers to givo bond for tho por
formanooa of duty and roliovoa tho
shorifE from financial responsibility for
diroliotion in offioo on tho part of these
offijors, as is now tho case.
Sonator Graydon introduood his hill,
requiring railroad companies to tako
out elianora in this Stato. It was re
ferred to tho oonnnittoo on railroads.
Sonator Goodwin introduocd a bill
authorizing towns, cilios, special aohool
districts and counties to issue negotia
ble bonds to rofund any sohool dobt
that may bo incurred by thom.
Sonator Grubor introduood a bill to
?mond sootion 1,819 of tho gonoral sta
tutos of 1892, rolating to landlords and
tonants; and also introduood a bill
looking to tho ratification of tho consti
tutional amendment as to drainage.
Senator Dean introduced a hill to
ammond tho oounty govornmont law so
far as it relates to working tho roads.
Sonator Livingston introduced a bill,
whioh was placed on tho oalondar
without roforonoo, authorizing tho sink
ing fund commission to loan certain
monoys to tho oounty commissioners of
Marlboro oounty for tho purposo of
building a now jail, end authorizing
tho oommissionorn to imposo a spooial
tax to moot tho debt.
Senator Livingston introduood a bill
dirooting tho board of dirootors to oan
oel all oontraots with private partios
for tho working of convicts and to hiro
tho oonviots tb tho different oountios;
also a bill to amend sootion 8 of tho
aot rolating to tho appointment of mag
istrates and their doputios, and an
ortbor bill to authorizo tho sinking fund
commission to soil or lnaso all tho Stato
fanns except tho Lexington farm.
Immediately af tor tho oponingof tho
sonato Friday Mr. Manning offered a
resolution that whon tho body adjourn
it adjourn until 12 o'olook Monday.
Mr. Graydon moved to arnond by mak
ing tho hour 8 p. m. Tho resolution
was adoptod with this amondmont,
and tho sonato will not bo in sosoion
again until 8 o'olook Monday night.
Boforo adjourning tho Sonato passod
somo unimportant bills to a third read
ing, and a numbor of now onos woro in
An cngino, runing light, struok a
froight on tho Monongahela rivor divi
sion of tho Uah!moro and Ohio railroad
at Anderson, >W? Va., Wodnosday
morning at 8 o'olook And tho collision
roflultod in tho death of nix or no von
mop and the sorious injury of two o th
orn. AU woro railroad omployo'os ex
cept tho tramp, who was stealing a rido
on tho freight It is supposed that a
misunderstanding of orders was the
oauso of the aooidont. Tho wreok bo*
oucrod on a trostlo, whioh was broken
doarn and tho traok badly torn up.
A STEAMER ASHORE
All Attempts at Rescue Have
Failed 80 Far
A TERRIBLE SUSPENSE
Of tho Loved Ones of tho Possen?
gers and Crew, Who Aro
Wait-ng in Groat:
Di?pathos from tho villago of Fara
mau, Franco, noar whioh tho Fr?n oh
mail stoamor Russio, from Oran, Al
geria, stranded Monday in a violent
storm with 50 passengers and a orow of
.IO cn board, say that all efforts to roaoh
tho Hteamor have failed, owing to tho
trouiondous hpight of tho soas whioh
aro running. Tho pilot boats and tor
node beats whioh havo attempted to
roaoh tho stoamor have boon uaablo to
battle with tho waves and havo return
ed. Tho only hopo scorns to bt in tho
stability of lifo savers to throw a lino
over tho Russio as tho wrooked vossol
is drivon closer to tho shore. Tho foro
oaatlo and part ol tho forward dcok
houso aro all of tho vessel remaining
Whon night fall Tuesday enshroud
od tho Russie, quito n nurnbci of tho
I orow and passengers wero aeon olingiug
to tho foro rigging ond to tho rails,
making despairing Bignala for succor,
which thoso ash oro wero powcrlcsa to
afford. Tho galo inorca?od in fury all
night long and though a fliokering light
was porooivod from timo to timo, ap
parontly waved .by thoso on board to
attrnot attontion. it was foarod tho
stoamor would oithor break up or dis
appear in tho ahiftiug aa?da beforo
morning. A thousand porsons awaited
along tho shoro aud tho fishonuon pro
partid to launoh a boat at the first sign
of .tho aba'.omout of tho hurrioano.
When day broko it was a great rcliof
for tho watchers ashoro to fiod that tho
bow and other parta of tho forepart of
tho ship woro still abovo wator, though
tho atom had oomplotoly vanished A
group of mon huddled on thc atoain Va
bow renewing their muto appoala for
A's tho day woro on moro persons ap
poarod on tho dook forming thrco
groups, ono at tho bow, another on tho
bridgo, and a third around tho funnol.
Thus it was soon that most of tho orow
and pasaengo.a who, a rectified li?t
shows numbor 102, wero still living.
. Tho Russio Hos partly on hor boam
onda, with hor dook faoing aoaward and
thp aoaa, whioh havo oarriod away her
h'r?ohways, filling tho bolds and cabina
wijih water, it!vory possible expooiont
wa V tried from tho shoro to savo tho
aut^rcra. Tho ooast guards mon and
fir.l??r'ttion manned life boats and miado
np l?oj?ootual; attouip?B ? te . ?oaoh
th jj .*t?or whioiVwas' anutedCffjf tho
ini.&f?iit pounding of tho seas a trillo
nearor tho shoro. Ooo lifo boat got
half way whon it was oapsizjd and ita
orew swam ashoro and woro dr?g?*od
out of tho wator by tho pooplo ashoro,
who formod a lino willi banda joined
and waded breast dcop into tho wator in
in order to suizo them.
A tug approached ai noar as possible
to tho wreok and then How a kito to
whioh a lifo lino waa attached in tho
dirootion of tho Rusnio, but it failed to
roaoh tho stranded vcssol. Floats woro
also sent out from tho beach with lines,
but in no eas j did they HUjoeed in
roaching tho stoamor. Rockets were
fired fruiiloas'y until tho amunition of
tho rooket mortars, whioh was vory
moagro, ran out. Tho tuga whioh mado
ropoatod efforts to approaoh tho llussio
wore themselves menaced with diaastor
and obliged to rolinq lish their at
Lato in tho aftornoon anothor expe
dition was assayed-that of launohing
a raft, with a lifo lino, from a tug
laying offtho wrook. Tho rosultof thia
attempt to reach tho endangered orow
and passengers of tho Rus.do ia not yot
known. Thoso on board of her wero
soon to launoh floats, but thoy wero all
oarried away out to sea by tho current.
Harrowing sooncs wero witnessed at
thc offices of tho steamship company
hero, outsi'lo of whioh woro gathered
weeping wives and children and other
relatives of tho orow, who mostly hail
from Marsoillos. A mcaaago posted ab
3.30 p. m. that up to that time all on
board tho Russie woro alivo, ovokjd a
patholio explosion ol joy.
Shortly after 2 o'clock, during a lull,
tho mon on shoro sueooodol in getting
a lifo lino to the Russio, but it snapped
as it was boing pulled on board. O dior
similar at tempts failed; but a moro
hopeful fooling provails in view of tho
indications that tho weather is deal
ing. A mossago from tho Rassio says:
Tho pa&songors aro kopt below, but
all tho orow aro at thoir pjsta; and tho
captain and officers aro lashed to tho
bridgo. Tho soamon triod to construct
several rafts, but as thoy noared oom
plotion thoy woro washod away."
Tho sinking of tho stem in tho sand
proves to havo boon a luoky thing for
thoso on board, as tho bow of tho mail
boat is tilted high abovo alt savo tho
biggest waves and affords a rofugo.
Othorwiso it is believed that all would
havo long since poriahod.
Tho oruiaor Galil?e and a tug with
rookot apparatus loft Toulon to attempt
to rosouo tho passenger*, who aro ohiof ?
ly oolonial functionaries and soldiers.
80MB UK ROW WORK.
A mossago from Faraman Thurday
morning roport that in spite of tho
heavy spa still running a lifo boat sue
ooedod in roaching tho French stoamor
llussio, from Oran, whioh stranded on
Monday on tho ooast, noar tho village
of Faraman, during a violent storm, at
8 A. M., and attachai! a lino to hor, by
which food oanbo furnished to tho pas
sengers and orow, who had all boon
ooopodln tho forooastlo sinoo Monday
ovoning, whon tho vossol stranded, and
Th?r? aro sarfg'uin'o hopos that tho
rosouo of tho end angered persons is
possiblo, now that communication with
tho Russio ia ostablishod. Thc lifo lino
Still holds good, doapito tho tremendous
Hess running, but lt ha's not yot leon
possiblo to take off tho passen gora. Tho
attaohmont of tho lino was duo to tho
heroic efforts of two nt) .ftshormon, who
attempted what ap poarod to bo a fool
hardy task. Thoir flat-bottomed craft
I was tossed about Uko a straw ou tho
wavo?. Tho apcotatora watohod it with
bated breath. Sovoral tim^a thoy
thought tho small oraft was loot, but it
finally got into a ourrcnt whioh oat ried
tho boat to tho starboard sido of tho
'tunsio's bow, and a lino was thoo
tluowQ on board tho wrook,
Tho o ?ptain of tho Russie, standing
on tho bridgo, shouted: "'Wo havo not
loht heart and havo ooefidonoo in you,
lui bc qui ok " A moment later, amid
great cxaitomoot among tho spectators
aahore, tho lino WCB soon to part. ' Tho
fishermen m ado another off ort and again
got tho lino on board tho stranded vos
aol. Thoy then roturncd to tho boaoh.
where hundreds of willing hands pulled
their bvttt high and dry, while a thril
ling ajeno of enthusiasm ensued. Tho
fishermen wero oarriod in tho arma of
tho people out of rcaoh of tho waves.
Lalor tho lino again partod, onuting
muoh anxiety, as tho aoa was bnooining
rmghor Then /tho samo fiahermou
mado anoter attempt to rcaoh tho' Rus
sie Oi tho first attempt they wero
e i psizod into tho surf and tho men woro
thrown back on tho strand, They mado
a fresh effort, with a few now oomora
aiding, and tho samo boat's crow again
succeeded in gotting a lino on board
tho Russio. This timo its security was
enhanced by tho lino boing attaohod to
several rafts bo tween tho wrook and tho
UK ROU KD AT LA8T.
Af tor a night of tcniblo suspenso all
tho passengers and orow of tho French
hteamcr Russio, from Oran, Algoria,
whioh stranded near Caraman duiing a
violent storm havo bcon safely landed.
Tho lifo lino oonncoted from tho shoro
with tho steamer partod again yoator
day afternoon, and a signal last night
"Wo havo not a sorap of food loft.
Consternation prevails on borad."
Tho fishermen mado two moro pluoky
launches of their boat but wero beaton
Tho storm ragod with renewed fury
duriug tho night, and fow remained
along tho shoro
At midnight two attompts to rcaoh
tho Russio wore fruitless. In tho oarly
hours of tho morning torohos lightod at
tho bow of tho Russio oauscd tho fish
ortnon to mako anothor effort, but they
wore again toasod baok ashoro. At day
break tho Weather perooptibly moder
ated and at about 0:30 a. m. tboUarro
fishermen again put to sos- Thoir small
oraft gradually noared tho Russio.
Thon a ropo was thrown, whioh tho
fishormon oaught, aud tho lifo boat soon
afterwards waB alongside Thou anothor
boat manned by four mon was launoh
od and buooccdod in reaching tho wrook
A fow minutes later thc Carro boat
left Kassie's sido with tho womon and
ono baby. Tho enthusiasm was deli
ro m. Tho spectators plunged into
tho sea. Homo dragged tho lifo boat
ashoro and others carried its oooupants
in thoir arms to dry land. Most of
thom collapsed from fatiguo, oold and
huuger. . Thoir haggard faoes and
I U;opiblin^ : limbs told of thoir awful ox
l' porloncW. j?yv&u ovci^lghi aU turnout:1,
iahmont was kept at tho lighthouse,
two milos distant, whoncotho sufferers
had to walk assistod by their friende.
Tho lifo boats thon mado repeated
journeys until all woro saved and shel
torod in tho lighthouse.
A FILIPINO PETITION.
Teller Springs a Sensation on the
United Stato Senate
In tho United Stntos Scnato on last
Thursday Sonator Tollor presontod a
memorial from 2,000 "Filipinos and
poaooful inhabitants" of Manila. Tho
memorial was in tho form of an appeal
to tho oongross of tho Unitod Btatos
and as Mr. Toller stated, was "signed
by tho loading people bf Manila and
that sootion, lawyora, bankers and pro
fessional r?en re? resenting tho best clo
utent s of that oommunity." It roviowod
tho oiroumstanoos loading up to tho pro*
sont strucglo of tho Filipinos for in
dependence. It paid a high tributo to
tho work of Aguinaldo and his coadju
tors iu thoir behalf to obtain liberty
and independence for thc people of tho
Reforouoj is mado to somo of tho
principal events of tho present revolu
tion against American authority, tho
petition urging that tho Amorioan troops
had failod to mako a serious impression
upon the revolutionary party, lt point
ed out that Aguinaldo had doolarod ho
might loso tho hopo of viotory but ho
would not lose tho hope of dying for
tho liborty and tho iudepondoneo of
his pooplo. It points out that tho re
volution has tho support of practically
all tho peoplo of tho Philippines and
deolaros that though 100 revolutionists
bo destroyed, 1,001? will riso up to sup
port tho fight for indopondoaoo. All of
tho islands of tho arohipolgo, says tho
memorial, aro supporting the io volution
and they will not yield until tho last
dron of Filipino blood has bcon shod.
Tho Filipino nation, tho moraorial
continuos, boaring in mind tho history
of America and.its humanitarian doc
trinos anks tho government of tho Uni-'
ted Statos to o o as o its "prosecution of
mon struggling.to bo freo." Tho appeal
doolaros that an autonomy similar to
that enjoyod by Canada or Australia
would not bo acceptable to thc Filipinos
who desire full liborty and indopen
donoo. Whoa tho roading of tho docu
ment had boen o (.eluded Mr. Tollor
renewed a request that it bo printed nu
a doouinont but Mr. Harwloy objdotod.
Later Mr. Tollor prosentod an ordor
for tho printing of tho Filipino appoal
as a so.nato dooumont.. Mr. Hawloy
Ai Horrible Fato.
Shortly af tor ono o'olook Wednesday
morning Uro broke out in tho Hubbol
Orphan Asylum, a tbroo story struotnre
on thooornor of Hubbol Park and Ex
change nt root. Thorn woro ono hundred
and sixty to ono hundred and oighty in
mates and botwoon twonty and thirty
arc doad. It is impossible to got tho
namos of tho oxaot numbor of dead
now as tho bodios havo not boon recov
ered, but ofuoors of tho institution are
oertain that tho numbor of doad is net
under twonty. and may bo thirty. Tho
bodies, as rooovorod aro being takon to
?neighboring houfloa. Thoro aie twolvo
I dead in ono boase nnd-thrco or four, in
anothor. A dosen injured are in an
other. Tho number of injured is, pro
bably forty and some of .those will die.
Tho Aro originated in tho f urnaoo room
and was followed by an explosion of
THE GOVERNOR'S MESSAGE
In Whioli tho Various 8tato Matters!
Gov. MoS-vconoy's mossago to tho
Legislature wat a sorsiblo. paper, lt
was quito longthy, hut every lino of
it boro tho imprint oftho.honoBt.ro.
flootions of thc Governor's idoas abq?t
tho affairs of tho State. Tho Spartan-:
burg Herald, speaking of tho mos iago,
says tho Govornor "troats exhaustive
ly of cduoation, finances, child labor,
tho dispensary, and all of tho' 'Stato
charl ble and ponai institutions.'* Ho
talks of ponsioDs and tho Stun
militia, of tho Ohioamouga battlefield
and tho Black report of Hpcoial courts
and local legislation, anondments to
tho Constitution and tho apportion
ment of .representation. Thc fact is,
Governor MoSwconoy has touohod on
cvorything dirc.ot.ly or indirectly cou
ncotod with tho Stato Govornmoat
..'.On tho subjoot of tho. dispensary,
Which was tho main issue in tho last
campaign, ho is of tho opinion that
tho present system oan bo perfcotcd to
euoh an oxtont as to silonoo all opposi
tion. Ho thinks that tho question of
Stato ownorship of tho galoon* busir
nons of ono of expediency rather than
principio and ho doon not hem'tale to
say that in his opinion tho dispensary
offers tho bost mothod of dealing with
"Govornor MoSwooncy oontonds,
with roason, that tho law is moro rig
idly enforced now than ever boforo."
Ho oalls for a moro explioit declaration
by tho law inakingb^iioh of tho Gov
ornmont in order I ..?t th?so who aro
ohargod with tho oxooution of tho laws
may know how to ?ct. Ho is very much
of favor of abolishing county boards of
control, dovolving thoir dutiosupon the
Mayors, and oounty supervisors.
Govornor MoSwconoy's message is an
able and exhaustivo document. Il
shows 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 carncAt and sincero do
Biro, to recommend suoh things as Will
tona to tho advancement of tho pooplo
and tho prosperity of tho State, "i
Mi'. Bryan '??Noble Words.
Whatever may bo said ef tho plans
and polioio? 'advoeat?tr''by"Mr*- Bryan
in his Jackson day spoooh at Chicago
last wook tho manner in which ho allud
ed to his own interests and prospcots
wai certainly admirable Ho said: "I
am pow a. priv?to oitiaon, with exooll
ont prospecto of romaining suoh* I
in tond to oontiauo aotivolyin tho disous
sion of public quostions and do not de
sire to ho ombarrasod by hoing placed
in tho attit?do of a o?ndidato for any
omeo. In solooting journalism as tho
best field for usefulness, I am awaro
that I am plaoing myself in a position
whoro I can givo moro aid to others
than to myself, but tho field ia ohoscn
deliberately booauso I am mor? ?nter;'
os.tod in tho promulgation of Domcortio |
principios than 1 am in enjoying an/
honors whioh my countrymen can bo
ato w." ''?_
Stole Safo in Daylight.
Jos. Hart, Samuel Goldatoiu, David
Karnor, David Werblinsky aud Tcrcty
Silverman wore arrested at Cholsoa,
Mass., ohargod with stealing a safo oom
tining $1,300 in monoy and $2,000
worth of jowolty from tho elli JO of
Morse Brothers in Boston on Novom
ber 14th. Tho polioo ha'vo roooverod a
part cf tho stolon jewelry and $5000 in
Dank bills, Tho lobbory waa tho boldest
ovor committed in Boston. In broad
daylight tho aafo, whioh was 20x14x14
in oh os aud weighed 300 pounds was
whoolod o.ut of tho ofliooi Morso Bro-,
thors conducted a diamond and jewelry'
business on tholoaso plan. Tho robbers
visited tho plaoo whilo tho propriotors
woro out solioting trado, and, covering
tho Bafo, took it away on a wagon. A
number of porsons saw tho safo hoing
oarriod away but supposed tho mon
woro legitimato safo rnovors.'1
1 Florida's Cattlo Famine.
According to tho Jaoksonvillo papers
a serious condition confronts tho Oittlo
industry in Florida. It has reoenily
dovolopod that tho remarkable domand
for hoof and dairy pattie in Cuba has
about strippod Florila of her sup
ply of thoso animals-cspooially of
tho botter grades. It Booms ' that
tho island was oomplotly depleted of
oaUlo by tho various armies during tho 1
long war poriod and ovcry rango and
farm is now gotting baok its stock as
fast aa it can proouro tho oattlo. Many
aro consumed as fast as they arrivo
whilo tho bottor bred animals aro pro
served for brooding purposes. Florida's
ranchos havo been drawn on very heavi
ly to meet this domand, and tho result
has become very notioiablo.
She Is Wide Awake.
Tho Floronoo Timos says: "Tho world
do move! and it outs somo quoor oipors
in Charleston. A fow years ago th oro
was adroadful wail down thoro against
tho introduction of tho trolloy and now
pronto! a company that asks tho right
to run oars through oortain of its stroots
has to swear that it will not undor any
oiroumstanco9 uso horsos a* a motivo
powor or the right will not bo granted.
Possibly Charleston is afraid that horsos
wi)l drag hor baok into tho old quiob
*way?. But what aro tho nowly pro
gressive citizens going to do with that
alderman who. wants to.-put tho embar
go automobiles?" This ooly shows that
tho old oity is now wido aw*ko ;aud
pro posos to stay BO. j
Tho Floronoi Times says tho onv
ploy oes of tho Seaboard Air Lino, aro
now enjoying somo of that McKinley
prosperity that thoir prcsidont John
Skolton Williams, who mado somo
twonty millions by scratching around a
little on somo paper, advisod thom to
voto for. They aro hoing laid off by tho
do7!ons ia all dopartmonts. McKinley
pros par tty is a groat thing, oh yes! that
is for thoso who oan got it, thoso who
?au soratoh around on paper and oall it
Felix.ft..Cobb, a politician and law
yor .*ojf Car roi lt on, Ga. ty. oommittod
suicider in Atlanta* Wednesday nighty
He left a lotter to.? his parents, saying'
domestic troublos was tho oauso of hin
aot. Cobb was the candidato of tho
Populists for attornoy genoral of Geor
gia ia tho last citation,
ANOTHER BOY GONE
Kidnapped While Walktn^'on' art
THE VICTIM WAS A STUDENT.
The Crime Was Committed In
Broad Daylight. A Utter
Has ?sen 8*nt to th?
Frank Bass Frazer, e( Union Springs:
Ala., a ninoloua yearijold student ol
tho Atlanta Toohnolpgloal sohool, Wai
kidnapped on tho stroots of that olty
inst Saturday week. 1'He was taken
ia a stupouod.oouditiou to Kansas City
and is now hold thoro by his abduotors
for ranaora. Tho only olus to tho per
petrators of tho orimo is found in & lot
tor mailed from Memphis and addressed
io tho fathorof tho boy, Captain N. H.
Frazor. Tho lottor stated that young
Frazer was hoing oarriod to Kansas
City, but tho p?lipo of that oity have
bcon unable toaoouro any oluo as te the ?
kidnappers' idontity. -
Aa cxplioablo motive for the orimo
sooma entirely laoking. C?ptalo N.
H. Frazer, fathorof tho kidnapped
youth, is a comparatively poor man.
Until six yoara ago ho had considera
ble wealth, but buinoss rovorso at that
timo swept his fortuno almost entirely
away. All tho oiroumstanoes surround- r ""'
ing tho orimo aro cloaked in doop end
soomingly unfathomable myotory.
Tho first intimation received by tho
parents of young Frazor of his dionp
poaranoo in Atlanta came in tho shape
of a tologram from Mino Callie Wil- j
llama of 405 Spring street, -?ith ^hvS?
BiBS Frazor boarded in this oity. The
young man was last soon at his board
ing h'ouso at 1:45 b'blook Saturday after
noon. Ho did not roturn to auppor,
but this fact did not oauso his room
mates any unpasinosss. It was takon
for granted that ho was taking tea with
somo oollogo friond.
Whon howovor, young Frazor failed
to H ho JJ up at bia,room Saturday night,
Miss Williams gavo expression to sonne
uneasiness. Tho foar 'that nomb'piifl-,
fortuno had happened tb the young
man took firm hold of her mind whon
tho room mates of tho young man noti
fied her Sunday morning that thoy wero
entirely ignorant of tho oauflo of his
absenpo. Half of tho opinion that J)tM '
Frazor1" hadgono to his 'homo at-ffnion
Springs, and JfepPjjK that B?u>i WOuld
provo the oa80,'v*JsiflJ^Q?A'? Williams
addrossod tho following tologram to
tho father of tho missing boy on Sun
<(Bass left Saturday at noon. Is he
This carno to tho paronts of Bass
Frazor asa first intimation of his dis
?ppoaranoo from Atlanta, for thoro
ply from.Captain Frazor, roooived la
ter stabed, fcbat ;. Baes %w net at homo., v,
I arid indicated tho groato?t ??ipriso i?fci .
he waa not at his boarding house in
* Miss Williams was at a loss to un
derstand tho situation, as she felt a
responsibility attaching to her in the
matter of tho young man's safoty.
Monday af tornoon Captain Fnzer, at
his homo at Union Springs reooived
tho lottor which explained his son'a
unusual abaonoo from Atlanta.
This lottor, whioh tolls tho tale of
tho kidnapping, was not dated by its
author; but tho onvolopo, whioh bore a
spooial delivery stamp, also boro the
postmatk, "Momphis." Tho words of
tho lotter had boon oarefully printed
out and tho wording indioatos that tho
writor is a man of moagor cduoation.
Tho letter is aa follows:
"Boar Sir-As kidnapping la all tho
rago nowadays, wo have stolon your
son. Wo intended to stoal him boforo
Christmas, but could never got. a
chanoc Wo don't know your finan
cial standing, AS your non rofusos* to
tell'us and wo only found $15 en his
person. Ho is a boy 'way above the
nvcrago and wo-need him in oar busi
ness, WO intended to keep him, bul you
might sond a lotter to Jim GJaoor,
Gonoral Dolivory, Kansas City, as ne
will bo in that oity by tho timo thia
rcaohos you stating how muon you
will givo for his roturo, and if the
amount moots with my approval I will
wtito you more about it. Do not notify
any offioial authorities, as it won't do
any good and would ruin all your
cha??os of getting him. We will al
ic it him to sign his namo, to provo to
you we aro not joking. We have him
in stupe fiod condition and wo aro oar*
rying him as ? siok person and our
Tho lottor is in ponoil throughout,
while tho signature of "Bass Frazor
is in purple ink. Tho name or names
of tho abduotors do not appoar at the
ond of tho communication and tho
only namo londing tho slightest olue
to tho idontity of tho mon is. that of
that "Jim Glaoer," who is mentioned
as tho intermediary at Kansas Oity he
tweon tho kidnappers and tho family
of tho kidnapped.
Tho oarolens tono of tho letter lon?
the impression to tho mombora of tho
family that tho abduotors meant'buni
ne an and that to put , the dotootiven on
tho traok would bo work in tho injury
of Bass Frazor himsolf.
Our Cotton Mills.
Tho Now Yoik Tribuno says: "Cot
ton mills,both in tho Noitu and tho
South, havo had an encouraging and
prosperous yoar. In Now England
moat of. tho makers of cotton goods aro
rejoicing over handsorao dividends,
Whilo ruanui aotur?s in tho Carolinas,
in Georgia, in Mississippi and other
Southorn States, havo boon built and
many old onos havo boon onlarged.
Tho North and tho South shake hands
over tho sound and healthy growth of
thohv industries. . ' - v
A Tribute to Leo.
In tho couran of debato on tho roo?-1
ganizatlon of tho army in the United
Ht atoa Senate Sonator Bowell paid a
handsonfo tributo to both Gen. Wilson
and (iori Loo. Tho latter, ho said, had
conforrcd brilliant sorvioo. upon" tho
country in a oivil capacity aria 'Ht '.WM'
woll known that ho had hoon - selected:
Sraotioally to load tho attaok upon: Ha
ana. Ho oharaotcrizod him as ono of
tho fi no Ht olli oora in the army.