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CROWLEY IS WINNER.
THE COMMITTEE WILL nKPORT
THAT HE RETAIN
III! at, and IU U ABrwitilr Huppr!l a
IK Had tMtt llnpt lUumllial It (Irrallx
l)jilH.iliHr.l n 11 Had llssn Auured
That Ue Would He HmlMl.
.':! . .... '. HUNGER AT T1IED00B.
Jtr.lllt3ll.l,.l, .UOA, IJIIH. JV Jt1
WASniKBTOtf. Jun. 80. The oleo
tlonl committee, wlilcli litis luul charge
of the Oettteitod ease of HoMiitlml vs.
Crowley, was In executlvo session yes
terday eonsklerlnc the cow mentioned.
A few days ago the oommlttee lind
about iimiU un Iti mlml to (five Rosen
thal the wot, but m tho ltepublloans
began to get down Into the ease they
woakeiietf on tills idea. They saw, no
My now my, Mint In order to glvo
IteVtntnal the sent they wouhl have to
allow him the advantage of n technl
OftUlf In one place, that Is, In Fort
Hem! county, and at the same time
rule against Uie mmo technicality
In another plttco, that Is, In
Galveston county. Ho It Is mid that
U H-Mirt will bo made nt once In
which Crowley will 1 allowed to re
tain hU seat. Very naturally there Ik
great disappointment on tho iwrt of
Jhwenthnl. as he was assured Unit he
would bo seated, mid joy on the tairt
of t'rowloy, who three days ago had
alxiut given up hopes of keeping his
There In nothing as yet In regard to
Mm caw of the Abhott-Konrby contest.
't ho committee has not yet In execu
tive M'Mlon conehloretl the case, but
a It Is imihlntr things tilohg rapidly It
In expected something definlto from It
will Im heard In n day or two. Ab
bott counsel htw fllel some additional
A Hrrnmlil Ovrr Oiinnnn.
Wamhmoton, Jan. 80. -The session
of tin house whs short yesterday. 'J 'he
;! lt Ion to a bill reported from the
. alia pensions oommltloe to amend
th act of 1MUU so thut the widows'
Claims after an unexplained alwence of
tho husband of seven yoars should ue
ejOMlilurod evidence of death, led to
the making of n point of order a ml the
heuxc was forced to adjourn.
'ilio session opened with a scramble
on tho resolution of condemned can-
After th mutter had been discussed
nnd Mr. Tickler had otTered an omul
bin amendment to provide for eon.
detuned mil non for (1. A. It. depart
inctiti of each state and torrltory, the
clamor (or cannon became so loud that
the bill and amendments were referred
to the committee on naval alTnlrs.
A demand by Mr. Crisp for the reg
ular oiiler resulted In the call of tho
committee for bills undur which bills
were ptisacd to oxcludo the public hinds
Of Ahibitma from tho operation of the
1ht of 1688 relating to mineral lands,
grouting homesteaders on the Yank
u Indian reservation leaveof absonoe
t(K oni) year; to designate the offloer
before whom preliminary entries of
pHuUo lauds can be made.
MoMiitAi.. Canada, Jan. 80.
Jfi- pii Vincent llerr. iwudt, formerly
qf UninicH, llclglum, now a Montreal
aW.ointc. ha su'd lili children,
Jo-i pli I-con Iloi i iNHKlt. formerly of
Montreal, but now of Hriigcs; Jean
1 1 el'ouilt and others for an ailment
un itllonunce of $80 per mouth, lie
allege that ho is reduced to poverty
ana hut no means of earning a liveli
hood. Ills son, Joseph llerroboudt,
21 enrs old, Is, he iays, the
director ironoral of the business of
the Sun Life Insurance company
Of Montreal, nt llrusaols, and
ll twrolng larga sums of
tnjttey. Hto son-in-law, the Vluomte
mvw, he claims. Is worth (80,000.
IIll daughter, Clara llerreboudt, he
ditties, lives nt llrussels with her
mother, Knesslng a great talent for
dMdgnlug nnd iwlutlnlng and Is thereby
nbte to earn large sums of money.
1 Asides providing for himself, Mr.
llerreboudt alleges that he Is obliged
to rapport hla daughter, lierlha, who
14 married to Jules Von de Kerkhove.
wk Is unalde to support her. lie
(UrtHor says that he belougs to a noble
family in iWdglum and that he occupied
u Mfh Koclal position beforo the to
VW'M'B of fi i tunei
rlble fate Is lielleved to hare befallenj
u tmrty of live gold prospeolors who
left hare several weolcs ago for the In
terior of Tlburon Island, whleh Is ln
hnblted by the Saris tribe of Indians.
There were six inemlwrs of tho explor
ing party orlglnnlly, but one of tlmj
men has arrived at a ronoh near hera
and reiiorte that ho and bis compan
ions oatne upon n village of Indlnnst
Mint they were all taken captives ml
preparations began to butcher them,
wneu lie BuuoetHlHM in innking ins
esoape. Ue believes all the otlier
tneiubers of the imrty wero killed and
their flesh oaten by the Indians. Ho
states that the Indians all wear valua
ble told ornament nnd that there
were many orideneee of the existence
of rich initios on the Island.
Blare for Ih lVopIn of Uulm t'nlMt lloitlll-
tlrt Are t'onrliidrd-Nii vote un tlm Mil-Tfr-lliniil!llllbrtlioH'Mtn
Went lulu llio tirllnr.
Sakhuskv. O., Jan. AO. One hun
dred and fifty guests had assembled nt
the home of Albert II. linker, near tills
olty, Inst night to nttoiul the wedding
of linker's daughter. Just us the oe re-
mo ny was aiiout to begin the floor sua-
uenly gave way, pieolpttutlng about,
seventy-flve people into the cellar, a
distance of ten feel, fortunately tho
lamp wan extinguished, but candles set
fire to the clothtiig of some of tho
women mid n pnnio ensued. The o
pie were piled four and llvo deep, nnd
It was some time liofore the fire wna
extinguished nnd the guests extricated
from the cellar. Mrs. II. M. Norton
was fatally injured. and William Arnold
and Wlllliim Starr were muliy nun,
while many others uscniied with lees
A I'JrHiiR l'rlannrr Klllr.l.
Whiting dlspatehi George llnnygylj
was shot and killed nt Ivast UiIoiil-o by
Olllcer Wlntors while he was making
his esenpn from Justice ('lmny's court,
whore he was bavins-a hoarlinr for tun'
tlcipatlou In a riot at n l'ollsh wedding
celebration the night before. Ulllooi
Winters was arrested. He snld he fired
tho shot to frighten the fugitive. It is
sold llanygyij was arrested as a rioter
in the iilnco of another man, Mild to bo
Andrew Jouskl. He Is reported to have
declared that thorn was a inlstaKe in
his arrest and for that roason ho trlod
to run nwny. As n result of the kill
iug of their countryman the Slavs are
In u wild state of excitement.
POVERTY AND WIDE SPREAD
SUFFERING. 18 IN
Wasiiixotok, Jan. 81. Ilonrewntn-
live Money of Mississippi, the senator-
clcot from Mint slnto, has recently w
eolved advices from Cuba which are of
considerable Intorost. Aocordlng to
tho statements of Mr. Money's Inform
ant, the devastation of that Island has
been carried on to mi ah nn oxtent that
Kiverty. fnmlne and widespread suitor
nif will surely prevail In the near fu
ture unless by some mcmiiR the hostlll-
tfbs are brought to n close. The writer
says that tho crops of this season have
1en prartlcnlly destroyed throughout
most of tliq island, the oane mills stor
tied, lirldges burned, roads torn up aim
btudtiese almost entirely killed fur the
The lneltnble result of the conlinu
nnre of tho wnr, says tho writer, will
be a famine throughout the farming
district of Culm. Tho United States
lieing tho nearest imwerful neighbor of
the Ulnim.aiul Having always resiKiiuimi
to calls from sulTorlng countries, will
naturally be looked to to furnish assist-pace.
The letter sayn Mint many .Spanish
residents of tho Island and all Cubans
mipitort the Insurrection. Tho Span-
lards desire some form of autonomy
nnd the Cubans want nlifoluto Inde
iwndeuoe or ntiiiexatlou to the United
Tho lliirl IImhIhIIohi.
WAnisirii, Jan. 80. -There It
likely to l - a very lntmctlng debato
In the house committee on foreign af
fairs to-day over the proposition to re
iiort a resolution censuring Ambassador
llaard for two speeches which he inadi
ut luilnb-ah. and at Itosion. linglaad.
The suU'ommlttee appointed to act In
the matter ooncludod that should
such a resoluUoa be reached the
wonting khoakl be left to the earn
mil tee. From developments of the
work it mims possible, that the com
mittee will be divided along party
lines on the questlen. and that the Dem
ocrat will midu a Sght In tho com
mittee and In Um house against a een
sure. It wm thought at first that n
atmmlUoe might trame a mlkl exnros-
Caracas, dispatch; Many women
here have orgnnlxod for the protection
of Venezuelan interests as against
Kuroiwuu iiggresalon. I lioy annmmco
that thuy have established u Iwycott
tiBiilnnl Knallsli gtods. Jlia agents of
the railroad built by (Jermaii capital-;
lsts sny that no abrupt demand litis
lieon mnde by their government In
tlioir liehnlf. They add that the alTalr
has been iiendlng for several months,
ami that dally conferences have been
held with olllclals of the Vonexuelun
administration. All tills was aoqutus
oeil In by the German agents In the
hope Mint the matter will lie promptly
Niitlimul HiKircl of Tnulo.
Washington dispatch: The first ses
sion of thu nnnuhl meeting of the
National Hoard of Trade was hold hero
with the venerable l'rudurlclt
Tralev, president, In Mm rhalr. Sev
eral now trade organisations were ad
mitted to mcmborshlii, and thu hoards
of trado of Detnilt and New Orleans
wero granted permission to withdraw
for reasons of a poountnry nature. Thu
report of the executive council nnd the
treasurer wero read and approved.
Hon. l'rederkdc l'raluyof l'hlladolphla,
now In his 08d year, was unanimously
re-elected president by n rising vote.
Nbw Yohk. Jan. 80. -A special from
London snys: Mr. Ulndstono bus writ
ten another letter on the Armenian
question, In which he refers to tho vic
tory of the sultnn over the to wore. Ho
'I onn not wholly abandon tho hopo
that out of this darkness light will
nrlse, but the matter rests with tho
Almighty, to whom surely all should
address fervent prayers In behalf of
his suffering creatures."
Sir. Iivrkweiid illlirril.
Wasiiisotos, Jan. SO. lkslv. A.
Lookwood. onee ti nresldentlnl oau-
dldute on the Woman's ltlghto ticket
and now a pracUelng nttorney in Mils
oltv. was yesterday disoarroa irom
praoUoa ns an attorney or agent be
faro the tension bureau.
'litis action grows out of a charge
mada bv the tienslon detiartmeiit, no.
euslag Mrs. Iokwootl with lmvlng lm-
Hi'imtom HUM TiiIUIiir.
Wasiiinoton. Jan. ill. A vary nnl
mated dnlKite closed the Mutate session
hilo Inst evoiiluir over the nuostlon of
tnklmr the veto on the bending sllvor
IkiihI bill. It hud lieou exiiecteil
thrnughout the day that Mr. Jones
of Arknnsas, In charge of the measure
would hold tho senate in session until
a vote was fnroml. llo had given
notice of this purpose nnd senators
were prepared for It. Hut at -1:10,
when Mr. Vilas received the floor for n
speech, lie yielded for a motion to go
into executive session.
Mr. Jones explained that It was pro
posed to take a recess until to-day. He
felt sntlsfled, he snld, that a vote could
be taken In tho noar future.
'Ilils led to much discussion. Mr.
Chandler was sarcastic at the tiNui
dunmeiit of tho motion for a vote.
Mr. Stewart declared that It inndo
London. Jan. .11. Alt tho spoclal
dispatches from llorllti yostcrdny dls
ouss the rumored resignations of tho
ministers as the outcome of tho discus
sion over the naval needs of thu em
pire. The Vossloho Zoltung says that tho
retirement of Dr. von lloottlohor, sea-
retury of stnte for the Iutorlor. Is a
certainty, and that ho will bo bug-
aeedud by llerr von l'uttaknmon.
It Is also roimrted that VIco Admi
ral Holman, seuretnry of statu for tho
the navy, lias resigned.
Tho llerlln correstiondont of tho
Stnudnnl says that if tho latter roport
be true It may bo regarded as an Indi
cation that it has Iwon deolded to
bullil several swift frnltors.
The llerlln corrosmmdent of tho
Times, notiulng these rumors, miyst
"Where evurytning doiieudH on ono
sovereign will, the oxerulse of whluh
Is not mibjeet to tiny known laws, It is
useless to attempt to forecast, tue iu-lure."
A Trrrlliln liiploalnn.
IToi.uiiAVSHt;iio, l'a., Jan. 81.- Five
Kirsoii wero killed nnd nearly a score
were injured, como or tiiem miany. iy
thu exnloslon of n lariro .10-lnoh cylin
der lmller nttho works of tho HollldiiyH-
burg Iron Null company yesterday
The only ompioyos iininiurou woro
the enulneor and llromnn.
J lie Ixillur was blown tnrougn tno
oof of tho worka .'100 feet In tlie nir
nnd came sallliiu down like a stiotit
rocket, crnshtng through the roof In
nnother department. Tho ontlre roof
was iiroolnitated to tho lloor Iwlow by
thu force of theoxplosloiuind tho works
nraot ca Iv wrooked.
Tho oxnloslon was sufllolont'to rook
tho enrth with the force of an .north
nuake. and broke hundretls of windows
u (pinrter of a tulle from the mill.
DOME QUEER AND "CURIOUS
THINQB IN THE NEWS.
peg moonlit till I'anlnn The Iturfflsr
Was a Vromn Hob Swsllowi n
Watch Bpooki I)rl Tlitm Unt An
edot unit incident.
0RNER OF OlbllTEsT
Maiisiiai.u Mich., Jan. ftl. Harvoy
Page, his wife and two children wero
hurood to death in their home in Marge
township, n few miles northeast of this
olty, early yesterday morning. Page
and family occupied ono-hnif of udoublo
log house whore they lived, and his
brother Wilbur nnd family tho other
half; the latter family slept on tho lowor
lloor and Harvey's family slept lip
stall's. When Wilbur discovered the
lire ho nnd his hired man tried vainly
to reach the helpless people upstairs
who wero overcome by smoke and
burned to death. The house burned
to the ground nnd tho hoillos, horribly
charred, fell into thu cellar.
8 he dead 7 Is ho
As the sad word
" Why, It oannot bo,
for but yester
day You read us his Inst
Then a llttlo maid
Iloth wlso, and tondor, nnd true,
"Ho Is not dend, bttfhns gono away
To find tho 'Little Boy Ulue.' "'
It may bo a child's sweet fnnoy,
Hut 'twas llko the poot dead
To turn from the mosses of womon nnd
And so whoro tho llttlo child led.
That while ho lay dreaming some beau
Homo token tho nncoln know-
Ills soul was woood by the enmo sweoi
That awakened tho "Llttlo Hoy Hluo."
How tho first nt tho portals to greet
At tho itnto whore St. Potor stands,
Was tho child his nong had mndo holy,
With waiting outBtrctohcd hands.
Then tho children nnkod with trcmbllnc
With a feeling or kinship now
"Has ho told him how faithful thoso lit
tle toy friends
Has he told the 'Little Hoy HlueT
son they took a fancy to the Rmery cot
tage. Several parties of young people,
rented It, bat after remaining Micro a
night or two they deoamped. Ugly sto
ries got afloat. Mlschlovous boys nailed
such statu ns "Bpooks to let." "Uhosta
for snlo"and"ThB Morgue" to tho prcm
Isos. Klnnlly Mr. Emery himself moved
In, hut his family did not care to remain
any longor Minn Mio others. Just what
happened nobody ontcs to toll, hut Micro
nro whispers of groans, blows, the
splashing of water and blood-curdling
screams that nro loudest on windy
nights. However foolish such stories
sound, thoy nro belloved by hundreds f
In nnd about Bodus Point, and tho-eot-tago
Is rendered worso than useless by
them. Mr. Kmory has asked tho board
of supervisors of Wayne oonnty, N.
to pay 187 for damnRos dono by Mis
coroner, whloh amount, he says, is
Cult III l!rnil en th TVkUr.
Now York special: About four years
ago Henry Lewis, n oonfeettoner. who
lives with his wlfo and six children nt
02 Floyd street, Brooklyn, found nn
aged wonmn sitting on tho stoop of his
house. Sho was poorly dressed and ovl
dontly without funds. As she showed
evidenced of culture, he Invited her to
his home. Sho nccoptod, nnd Mrs. Low is
refused to let her go. The aged visitor
remained with them until alx months
ago, when Lowjs found It a dlftlcult
matter to support his family. Then sho
told him sho would not eontluo to bo a
burdtufoa thorn, nnd Insisted on going
to tho poorhouuo nt Klatbush, where
she remained until n fow wcoks ago,
when sho roturnod. Sho had gone nway
comparatively a pnupor, hut returned
worth 1300,000, which sho has turned
over to Lewis for his kindness In tr)t
lab her In and caring for nor when sho
was without a friend. Tho discovery
that sho was heir to tho money was
made whon tho surrogate of San Krnn
clsoo inquired for her through tho
Brooklyn surrogate, and It was dlscov
orod that she was an lutnato of tho
LEADINO MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
. U. Studehsker.
no difference when a vote was taken.
It was all dress parade and bun
combe." He udded the slgiilllcant
Btntoment that tho endlug silver
ameudinuiit would lie yurmauu as nn
umendmont to the Inrltl hill, and that
when tho hitter measure oiimu berore
tho senate he would offer n silver
amendment to tost senators on thulr
wishes between silver and turllT.
properly tieoepted u
foe of $M In n
ThanuiP. Knn. 1. IS
. il iflnlniil r.lwln lAivntiir.
H.'a. Sololiton. nsdertsk W. Slvjrsr.
I'fM. Mfs Am.
W S Utialliinlirpr
Inl'.n II lOrb It. I'. IVIUOII.
Warntr Mlllir. John It. Ilowarltu
of dlMiuiroval to whloh the
oeraUa lHowbers would assent, lmt the
UemoeraU now are manifesting ti dls
pneiUoH to appose any oonsura liow
LasiiON, Jan. 80. A dlspoteh from
A tttf-otUelal staUment has been
Ittuiuhed warning Proeldent Cre-J of
VtitoMMla that he can not count upon
the holp of the Unitl States to assist
.(. iu .i.iHtrH liU nUlwntloas suiitKM-
ill ni ... m ' - '
Bg Gomwny lakes measures to mforoo
till payment of railroad claims. Hie
Mearoe doetrine may jierha be ap
plied to territorial quedions, out can
net be Invoked to protect defaulting
debtors against the claim of the Luro
Nut U"lt" llMosaltlon.
Waihinotok. Jan. 80. 11 senate
oAmsnUtM on forolsrn relations has
okmssI to renort a resolution on the
Cuban nuMtion. 'lite resolution does
not go quite to far as to recommend
rooognltlon, but Is mora emplmtlo
Mian tho extension of sywniaUiy.
Wasiiisotox. Jan. 80. The house
elections committee No. 9 has decided
the contested eleotton ef Davis vs. Cut
txtrson from the fourth Texas district
unanimously In fuvor oi uuiusrson.
The eontestaut made no uppouraneo
beforo tho oommlttee.
WxaiusoTON. Jan. 80. Tho house
oommlttee on agriculture yesterday
finished the bill making appropriations
for the suimort of the aarlealtural de
triment for the Ateal year 1807. The
total amount carried by Die bill was
i, 168,308, as against S,30B,7flO ap-
iwonrlatod for Uie iimeut llseal year.
The i 180.000 carried by last year's
bill for the purchase and distribution
of valuable seed", out tiu ii was uu
exuendud bv Secietaiy Mgv'Aio, ll
aviu nppropt iatrt.i-
Ursciicy lloflolrnry Illll.
Washington, Jan. 81. The ur-
iiuv detlcleiior bill was yesterduy re-
" . - . ... . a.
ported to Uie senate ironi uie oomiinv
toe on annroiirlatlons, being the first
of the aimroiirlatloii bills to go to the
sanntA tins session.
It InoroNses Mie toUl appropriation
for daflelenoles over tlie amount im
printed by the house bill 'to Ute extent
of 1,W)9,8(J1, the total Iwinr
A,0SO,SO7. 'llio principal Itorns of
Increase are $180,000 to comidete
the new rousreeslonal library building;
$441,101 to pay Judgments (principal
ly letter curriers' claims) of the court
of claims: im.780 to imy extwiises of
Mie United States courts and $T6,000
for back pensions and bounties.
'Hie bill Is also untetMled so as to
provide for the payment to Hon. M
W. Hansom, minister to Mexico. ffOSO,
being the amount of salary due for
July nnd August, 180ft, for whleh he
received nn pay, owing to me irregu
larity of his appointment.
The old Lllmrty bell has leen return
ed to Philadelphia from Atlanta.
riilttlf In Moxlrn.
Mexleo City dispatch: The presl
dunthil campaign is lieglnning. den.
Mariano Kecoliedo, who itoeleged nnd
captured Maximilian ut (Juotetutt), haft
lieen noinliiaiod lor ute iitvsitiency ny u
iKtlltloal olub, cotti)oiil of niciubors of
thu liberal party, lie in an oni man,
but is umuitious nun in inir iieiiiiu iiihi
has the uiilveroal res wot of tho
oommuulty. being ti gallant soldier.
Many elubs have numliiaiud lien, mat
uud It is probublu Mils spring, liefiiro
tho Juno elect lone ti conference of the
Niitlomil Llbernl imrty will bo convened
and will nominate Dins for hie fifth
term, he having become president In
1870 and 1ms served over since except
from 1880 to Ho has not yet
Indicated whetlier ho will neoopt
another term or not.
WASiiiNoroM. Jan. 81. Chairman
Dliigley yestcnlny told & delegation
from ltostoii, who were given a hear
inif by the ways and means oommlttee
in behalf of a plan for the Merchants'
association of Huston for the mainte
nance of the imrlty of nil kinds of
money, that the house had iweeed two
bills whloh wouhl, If enacted, avert the
danger to the treasury wlilcli tiiev
reoml. lie uuviseii mom to tiring an
the argument In their power to lteur
upon the Semite to iaes the inns ami to
create a sentiment In fuvor ui tnose
hills among Mie oonitimrclal bodies oi
the country nnd urouse inose wouies iu
ptltlon tlie senate to pawn me vwo
Dob 1 1 roil B lit till 1'nriloii.
The last day of his term of office
Oovornor Brown of Kentuoky imrdonod
O. O. Garden of Ixnilsvlllo, who was
Bentouced two yoars to servo a term of
eight yenra for manslaughter. For some
Mmo Unrdon had been employod as a
"trusty" at tho oxecutlvo mansion,
doing chores nnd running errands, i ue
govornor'fl dog, a fine-looking npeclmon
of tho shephord breod, Is a family pot,
and Is unusually luttdligont. It was
part of Onrdon's duty to look after tho
anlmnl, and thoy came to bo fast
friends. Whon tho prison doors wore
opened In tho morning tho colllo was
tlftro to groot his convict frlond and ac
company him to tho mansion. At night
ho returned with his striped playmate
to tho grim portals. When tho pardon
was mndo out last Tuesday tho pnpor
was enclosed In u Btout cnvelopo and
glvon to tho ..nlmnl, which was told to
go to tho ponltsntlary. . With u yvng
of Its tall It loft the mansion nnd rait
down tho old nccitstnmcd route to tho
prison. A telephone message npprlsetl
the guards of his coming, nnd ho was
admitted without delay. (Jordan wns In
the yard patiently nwaltlng the arrival
of the governor's messenger, never
dreaming thut the dog had been select
ed. Catching sight of the well-known
face, the dog ran up to the convict and
laid the envelope at his feet. Tlie glad
cry of happy surprise that Mie overjoyed
nrleouer gave vent to on catching up
the official envelope and tearing It open
wns re-echoed by a succession of joyous
harks from the four-footed harbinger ot
the good tidings. A moment later man
and dog were running nt full speed to
ward the governor's oflluo to turn tho
release ovp- to tho wardsn. Tho seono
was witnessed by fifty or more convicts,
who quickly ronlld Mia good fortuno
Mint had conic to tholr follow prlsonor.
Kemovlng tholr cape they gavo turoo
cheers for tho lualcy follow. Ux.
Itcvtvnl In Triton.
Warden Hnrley, ot tho Indiana stae
prison, tells of a remnrknhja .religious
revival In progress In the jionltontlary.
Since tho wave ot religious excitement
struck tho prison moro than 100 of tho
most hnrdunod convicts havo profossed
conversion. A Christian Kndeavor So
ciety, with 200 momhors, has been or
gnnlzod within the prison walls. no
wardon snyH tho convicts who nro at
the hood of the society nro wondering f
It tho society will bo ontltled to dde
gntos In tho uoxt national convention o"
tho Young People's Society of Christian
nndonr. Various rollglous forms hnvo
boon luroducod In tho prison. Thoo
convicts whoso conscloncos tell them
thoy ought to ho baptized are taken ta
tho bath room, where, with solemn cer
emony, thoy nro baptized in a bath tub. J
Thu wardon nya Micro has boon a great
Improvement In tho conduct of the liou
convicts since tho rollglous wave took
hold on e prison. !IIo Is-uiniahraging
tin 'jtipiuln and convloUi In tho move
Harder Hliop In it I'lilpll. A
Itev. H. 11. Kord, pastor of thu Mcth
oillflt Hplecopsl Church at St. IxmK
Mich., "readied Sunday morning to the
liarberf of the city. His text wax Ke-
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Kiel, V., I, unruei n nimui. '
right of the pulpit wns a barber's clnir.
towels, two mirrors and Hie pnruph' i
nallft usually seen in a well-equipp. i
shop. Mr. Ford gave a brief history ot
the profession and Its long existence
after which ho compared the varloun
paraphernalia to different phases in
human life, combining the worldly with
the spiritual. The chair he represent.' j
ns seli-oxamination; uie innrui, ,
hlhlo. the study of which should rrcatf 9
a llghti shears, truth, how. after a
strong application ot the truth, false
Ideas would vanish.
Ur tinted Into tlrnvrn.
Mtinelo tlnd.) spbMnl: Vernon
Tho llurnlar Was a Woman,
Robert Powell of Rttshvllle, Intl., wn9
O. awakened Saturday night by the soun'
of footsteps on tho tin roollng covering
his notch and ho saw tho llguro ot n
man evidently trying to raise a window
Richmond, n l'J-yoar-old boy,hns caused
conBldornblo excitement within tho last
fnu itiivn hv pnlnr- Intn n trnnen nt least
twlco every day, and after rccovorlng Mr. Powell gnvo clmsound captured thtf
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wnuiu ton or llio sirnnao aiRius no iiau iniruuur boiiiu uiiv
Indian Appropriation lllll,
Wasiiinotos, Jan. 81. The Indian
apprsnrlutloit bill has been completed
by the subcommittee un Indian nffatrs
having It in charge and probably will
be aeted on by the full oommlttee In
the latter part of the week. As agreed
uton by the subcommittee It will ill
tmnirtale about 100,000 lees than the
umouiit provided for the current fisonl
ear. The decrease iu an ono item Is
aid nut to itc i t IteHw nud will not
luiiaiif the vftlclc'u of the sei-vice.
scon. Itev. Coons commuticod revival
sorvieoa nt tho Methodist Hplscopal
Church a few weeks ago, and Richmond
has been a constant attendant. Ho wns
converted, and last Tuesday went Into
n t ranee and remained In that condi
tion twenty-two hours. His body was
cold and rigid, with the exception ot his
arms. His oyoa remained open, and
shone like thoso ot n mnnlae. After re
covering from this tranee he had noth
ing to say, only that he was conscious
of everything that was transpiring
around him. He ears that he has gazed
Into heaven, and that ho saw a beau
tiful scene. He described heaven as
ens large room Riled with angels, all
of whom wore crowns. He says Jesns
was sealed Iu tlie center ot the room on
a throne, nnu niso wore n crown u
was surrounded by shining stars, lie
says Mint among the angels he notlsed
a number or his deceased relatives,
among them being two ot his sisters
and nn aunt. They clapped their hands
and sang when they saw htm.
Major Oenerul Miles, Iwforo tho
committee on ooiist defenses, pro.
iiDiinoed our cannon ut Charleston und
Savunah us of no value.
Alox. Jone. n neuro desperado, was
hanged ot WeleliBr, W. Va on the
J8th Inst, bv n mob for killing two
persons on board a train.
The war fever throughout the world
seems to be going down.
President Cleveland is off on anothut
Npnoki llrUa Them Out.
Last May the bodies ot two young
men who wero drowned In Lako On
tario wero taken to a oottage at Sodus
Point, N. Y., belonging to (leorgo Em
cry, where an autopsy was held. To
keep out the prying eyes of observers,
tho carpets wero torn up and hung at
the windows. Then the cooking uten
sils wero used to contain various por
tions ot the bodies ns thsy woro dls
seated, and tho blood was spilled all
over the furniture, hangings and car
pets Indiscriminately. Much ot the fur
niture was ruined. But the worst was
to come. Time aud mauey cleaned up
the cottage, but nothing roulld drive
away the disembodied spirits of the un
fortunate jouiis mm ti tor some rea-
unll after a fierce resistance, followed
by the startling discovery that his cap
tlvo was a woman dressed In inulo
olothlng. Tho woman bogged plteously
for release, but sho stubbornly refused
ta give her nnnto, Baying to Mr. Pow. U
that sho would ho ovorlaatlngly ruined j
and Uiat she had been driven in nttonipt
robbery by want. Her tears nnd en
treaties prevailed and Mr. Powell uut
fared her to go.
Hog H wallow a Watch.
J. F. Patterson, a farmer living wesi
of Fort Dodge, Iowa, is minus a gold
watch, ft valuable family hslrlocm.
through a slrap.n mishap. He was out
In the hog yard, when he happened to
drop the timepiece. The glitter ot tlm
gold caught the watchful eyes of tlm
porkers and thoy made a unanimous
rtudi for tho watoh. When Mr. Patter
son succeeded IS driving them away the
watuk was gone, and it is quite cviueni
that ono ot tho animate swallowed It.
As there wero nearly fifty hogs In tho
Inolosure it would hardly pay to kill,
them to sccuro the timepiece, and that'
Is the ouly way to secure it.
Tlirs Odd It mi.
A man In Howard oounty, Mo., burns
Mis cobs Iu his pig pen, left after the
corn Is oaten, nnd feeds the oob ashee
to tho pigs, nicely salted.
Mrs. W. II. Mier, oi uunier s iiouom,
Ky., had three nice, new babies recent
ly a pair ot girls and a boy. A lady
living near there oan say. however
Huh! That's nothing. I've had four
George Muller ot Bristol, Hngland. ti
90. He has (ouuueu orpnann- nomee aim
things, has never asked Tor a cent, yi
received 17,000,000. He Just prujed tor