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KcKioIey's Message Scul to Congress, i
IT IS NOT VliRY BIiLLlGURliNT. |
Ho Reviews tho Horrora oi tu? Uubru
War?Asks Authority for Annel |
Intervention Opposes Recog
nition of Cuban Iml-:
Tlio President ? oiihiii'ch the Hpnniali
Government lor lia Inability i<>
Maintain Orili r >??> 1 "'? - "" "'
( olaresllio Maine Was Destroyed by
an ISxteriial I'.'xploalon, l.'uuatd by n
Bubma rln i M loo.
The loAg ? xp ' tl on ?a ,,f 1 '?
dent M< K in'. . (
the 11th n-\ Hi1'
tho duty dt VO -iion 1
tho grave crlt that I n In iui
relation:; with Spain
war that has
Cuba, and called httenti n to the uc
against the domlulon o! ? ? ? ihirl
the last tifty y< it*e, which have co I
United Stab s great effort
in malutaln ti|
mous Leases in . >
noyano? und d
oiti'zeus bj t
barcis practices ol l
have shook ad i
violence to tho ... man
tho Ainerlcuu i ? ; o. A pn
its lucrative commerce ?..
ly'/.ed, its ti Ids laid ? , Its I
* ruths, aud its people pe'riahiug .-. i
of thousands ft oui hungci ami
The L'rcsldt nt .'an
ocssor matte an ? lloi t . t April, I I) I,
brine; about houorabl | 1
through tht med u
meet, on lb.: i tii b
tho Cubans under the H m by
eignty ol Spain, . t d
the Spanish autl sun
surgentH surr? hdt red on I
Spain mluhi sei Iii to i/ra
bntje then r? oil < St I i |
Of the devastating war, th >
reconeentiiition lor tin ;
the efforts made by th I d Su
to rein.vo tho mist ry ?; r. ?
caused I y this no tit are ol > nilut
tion on the i art
Fresidi nt Mi Kiel
ow n cffuits icet.1
about an I in in din
war, ami bis propo?i
tlcu ana to r V k
centratlon. Lit quou
message ol I . ? > ? i .
Gen? Jaokton's on i
of recogul/. eg the
Texas us. a pnci tieni
Ft em tlx silt dpi
does not thinU ''i a d i
prude nt for r> i
nizo at tho prt sei
den co of tl < ? t. 1 i
Such r* oogi itlou not
order to ?. nal Hi I
intt?v< uo ami i . ? .:,. t. l
. eoramit Ibis country ; i
nit Ion of any panic
Cuba mights j ?
condltiout hi uivrin
towards tbo 11,.. i /.. . i i
In caso of Ir.terven Ion our condul
weulu bo bul j-.et to oval
upptoval ol su . . in t.1
Would be 1l (pill cd ttl
rectum and o urn to
r relation of u . V\ . n
shall appi ar ...
witlnn I. oi
of ,'i. i form I; >? ' ui.
log tbe lunctn j Of i ? ?
and huvli g, tu ? mailer ol
prop?. r foi i * ?Ii
nitty, such ; vi til nt i u bo prcm-H
ly and read! y .. :.t. / d, ami i
latlons and ? is ul the Li .
Stan 8 v. i l .- ... i ..ti.) . : j ? i.
There r< 0)aln I t itlti . i ??? lo i
of Intt rvetttior to end
as tin impartial in u iul by tu pt.s.r-;H
national ecu pi oil O be.l ten I iic ?
ti stantt, or us the tu'.'. Vo ally of the ul
party or tho < t r,
At> lo tUO llrSt, i is not It. ho for,'
. ten that during the u >t f. in n
tho relation ol lb United States til
jgt virtually In: ti eil < t lr ent?\ iuierv
B tion in
? couclus \. .
P tio of a potential
ultimate pae ii?- re tili j tut and
able to all intoi' sts eouci rnet< j
spirit of ml our acts lilt lute it
hti t at nisi, tin i li.-i U< no lot ??
and pro.- pt rity In Ctiba, ti i .
j? by dilTiitnccs between tin I/o
bint it- and >.\ alii and stall il In,
Kh, blood of Am? mean eti
The loielbic int. rvtution of llil
United Stan a as a i , ti
fc, war aceoiding to ibi ,n . ? dmia i
fe humanity anil foi t>. . i . u ? i
2) ical precedents wher ? >nnl
State-b have In rfored to et.ieX l..
hope U.si Micrill . if .;e !>. i,
Kleine cot 11.eii beyond th' r b i .
?s> j ju?ti(iat:.e on rational n ui .-. i ,
E? voivio, however, to -? r??iifl
! .. Upon Loth U.v ( ui'..? ? to i t.i i .i I. : , .
't- weil kb lo enfoiee a li uee na to ;.,u i
;-? tbo e vi iilf ii i m li i ue ? ?
J5v> The rt.urn.'s lor tueb lot rvtntii
may t o bi b lb, .? u.. n.?.i /. tl j ,1 ?v.
I?'. First?I n 11... t i u i i i i '...I . ,
to put an e i 11 '.?> ii.?!
abed, tttu \ at on ;.i ti hi n it.
now exisiii n ii ? ri , ,o ; v. i ... t.
partii s to li e ct i il i t sti. 1.1.. i ui.;>i ?
or unsinnig to ! < per in, i; ; i.e. i
no an.- Wer lo -;.\ li...- ,;, .. i ;? ?. ,
v ? country, b. oi , t , i-.. ?i o , r , .. ,,,
anu is Ii.er? lore i.i i ? i our bu in ?
It la e?pi e.a. ,> oi-r da y, lo .i . , ,
at our uoori.
f Socond?We ov.t ll to our ci i- ?
ftC/Ubs to affui'il It at uroteetioti io.il n
< demnity lor nfi a. d p . |i, . r
ll' fiOVertimt nl tieie-eau or ?in all i
Iii.and to that ino to lei .... :? u., i
(ions tbal dipr.vi tt.emel u t l pro i
i:-. Tbird Tho rii;l t t-.? h ? ni
. bo juel Ii ti i j I. vei j
to itte com .it... . . ii
our peoo e n no n.\ 11 o w in
tloe i I pi opi i iy ui t. t uvr.i i oil i i
i'i/ut th, ami which i- r?f u ??.
P? In. portai.' . i. : . ? ; i ? ii
affairs n ^ t i o an i
our peace, ton t . , on \
emu eni ettoi uu
I a conllici wa;.. tl lor
? so nt ar us bnu v> i n
nhavo such trado and buslm
II ? a ben He 11 s ?
I Jzeno aro in t tiii.-l.nit t:.i
I propel ty det li <<y < tl ? .
m i it 1 tied*? wlit re i.i.i Iran v
iMiiib e tl) hi. /. li t HI!,! /. (I ! ? ,
? v?ry deor bj v n i. i of u I
? 'tion, the i Xpv u iLei..-- t I ';
I that we are powt 11 to
Lt^t liter mihi the irrt tat. ii 'i
Hand others that 1 iiied no in i ,
?'with tho resulting btru ned r t
? faro neonstaitl mooaee to oar p act
? bmpel us lo ki ep on a m< foot"
^U^c* v/lth a nation wtih which we an' i t
H ? ..mo Clement? of dar er and dls<
Hrdur pointed out have b . n strfkl
?llliietrated by a tra^ie ? v?nt which i a
Br-tply ard jtn-ily movt U il o Amor ?
Keopio I iiave ubciidy li'rtrthtnittt i.
Ko Congfeas tho report of ihtv'-'riavul
Bciurtoli (pliry on the d ruetl'?n of
HwC baltteblilp Mali e. ill ; i . i of
Havana uuring tbo niyht of u 15
g^brui'i^ ? The dt nlrti.-t ioi: ol tnai
Bile vestiel hub lilhd toe r.alioau
^Kirt *vlth Inexpressible hon or. Two
gjindrtal and tifty eiclit bailors and
B rlnea and twootllcers of our navy,ro
iv-dm? in tho fancied security of a
h Itudly harbor, havo been hurled to I
death, grief and want brought to their
homed and Borrow to the nation,
The naval court of Inquiry, who, it
Is needless to say, oorouianda tho un*
uuaUllod ????nii h ooo of the government,
tvns unaulmou8 In it-' conclusion that
the d< tructtonof the Maluo wasosu' od
. ; .. , >;?? riot* cxplo Ion?that of ft sub*
, mlnOi H del not assume, tu
I ?. - i? poualblllty. That reuiulns
[u any event the destruction ol tbo
Malno by whatever oxlorlor cause, la a
? i imp ret Ivo proof of a state
ii ?. In Cuba that is intolerable, j
?i ;,? ?? udltlon is thus shown to to such I
t ? ? v; ? Spanish government cunuoo I
doty and soourity to a vessel of
the A"...; i. iu navy In the harbor of
llavanu on n mission of peace ut.d
\f i ijV rcf irrlng in this conik-et'on I
?o roe nt dip ?un.ilic oorrosp mdoiico, it
I d'.~o:h from pin minister to Spain, of
Ith-iMh uitimo, contained tho stato
1 im r" tit it- the Spanish minister for
: . . j I', . assured him positively
II that -Spain wl I do all that tho highest
1 justice n qulru In tho m liter
I i, [.'he i p y abbvo rofoi'rcd
;;i ; ? n > ai?<i contained un ox
I ,?.,.. ,:f tho roadlubss of Spain to
1 *,.)'i ..it,'to arbitration all thudllloroncts
. ,. ? i : rr - In this matter w inch
II U subs(Vieiitiv explained by tho uoto
.', ? e .. n s ml:.- tor at Washington
... , ,?, |,r , instant as follows: "As to
,, mi of fact which springs
? . a
? biillu rtpurt of the Am i'loau and Span*
' ' ? -
i .? k ? ? rtu ncd by ah'impart! d in
. . ? . ;- r I
.. i I
, . d :
1 (I to ai
; i, o it 111 in tho pun in'
K I have-within t ??. no Ucpes.tory
. ! H . m n passion and excitement
' I ,:vvo I e f . '? y and to nssumo tin.
' n i' is vi , Iii tho earth r days o
...... ii.o good t Illcos ol till
US 1 i'll'?
of I III II11?'
i uad in siuc u-o frl iti i? for both par
\ ' . hut ? ?ro at thO lime ihoiln. d In
, never h
11 sa, tha at a future tllne they wouu
i ! :. ?. Ik'
... . i; co
. ? i '
j tjjj ? ... a) h t avo thin far fai!-'
. ., ? ? , ...i po*s and control Hi
? ud to tl i . x-: . sloh of the olho1
, | U . . o oil' i". tunees the ill*choy ?
t *1 C OiiIV
(I ? i' ..
In tho itvii annual ihe$-:ufro id my ia
?' win 0 i e lutib Illy of Spain <
, I a! : ucei 3 fully With lie IntuiiTccliu
: * in o nit it iin !? st i> d it is d? mm
mx i a*
i' - .i i
I! ? ?
re; h - ' '
' il I
. ? . lip 1 I
IUI - ? .
aiiiiiiul m< a iag;*. to Con gros
? i) m ? ;.i t, ukiugon this quol
i ar f tilth' ??? Hi <h raonstntl
Iii r i i i!id i i. es ibie condition ?
> ou's p iic . just idikti to tli
ii: ? :.' t< ?->|>k:ii ;?.?- well us (iptl'l
i ail ut 0 "? iet roitsfo ho iin 1
( ' i
l>t, t ICS
y of fur1'?? r and other ?.:.:.'o'i h
I,' it (t S'al* s Will n in .-.in lo I)
ni Wi en that tlmu oonios tha
in ??, "i l)c d. li rmloed in the lino <
r ; bj r:? it tind duty. 11 wl
'i.e ., without ndsglvbig or h<?
?v In tho ??:.*. i f the ob igntio
govfirnmcht o ?? ftlolts If, t > th
? have cot li i ii to it tho pn
in i i tit' if iit'.i r.: '.l and bonoi
? sin ' i. i : right, keeping frc
m all ill u e. oui'selves, acttntci
y by .-p ijf'itfcnd pait'lo'.ic consider
( n-, i iv ti it ll.hor hy pusHioo no
II ihn , tbo government will con
inuo H:< wai hful Ciiro over tbo right
jid pr ipi r y of Ann rlciin elti/. m?
I I i ub tb.i nono of its tlTi.ru t<
I h . li nit hy p ilcoful uy nclcs i
. ' fi hich ? ail h liunor? b e uik
ndn.'l g. If It shall hiruiftor ttppt:ui
. ?? ,. duty Imposed by our obllgu
oos ti ou t to civil Kation uru
umuiiity to interveno vdth force, ii
li ? without fault on oilr part am
; i y i? ? a.i ? : t io n uofsity for such
t ition wlil hb t-o clear us to con.mam;
e -n ? ? .? an i ? pp.- ival of tho civ.
Too long trial baa proved that ue
j c i.(vhh h Spul ?i;u wag? d the
i cannot bo attained. Tno Uro ol
root on m y Ii im ? or may sinoul
I r wl n varying ?ea-on?, but it bus
rij ftiid 't h plii : that it. cannot
? ?, < x inn tii i ? ii by tbo pioi ent iiiotti
<Atf. Tin only hope ol ivii. f and rc<
? ? from a condition ivhloh can no
!or bo on i rod is theonforced pact*
on ol Cub.!, la the tiamo of Im?
. ty, ;ii the ii Itlo of eiv.. /. i .ton, in
h h . of I. ??>. i ri ii Am r c.iii Inter
oats which give uh th> rl|| t and tin,
duty tosp?tvk and to uc, .lie war hi
I \ I f '. 1 ? e f-uj!., ,ii 1 (,f fj ...j
oraiitlons, 1 ? |< (J >. gr \t to nut or v.
?,<;d ? e.e ..v .r the presiilutit t-? tuk
- it, s to BOeurti ' fiiil nn I iloal ter?
tl i Of ' OS IllliiJS I) t on t. Il
iveriiin nv <?' Sputa d the (> ojilo of
On i ia tttiil to secure In I do i i-u> l the
i nil it oi ;i s'. h govori in mf
oapabio of in i ut dnlng urdqi' m> ? ob
r.i '.: r.s i . r a,.'.o'..C obil itiO'K,
lii'itJg ! ue und tt-ai quip* y i nd
? i ? cul Ity oi its < i /, ? . ii i w li ii^
i'ir ev n, an ? t ? ?se I h?i m lit ? rj and
naval fore ia of the U tod ^ a oa us
say b ... >sary for these purposes,
Aod in tho inter" ?tot humanity and
to aid in preserving the itvca of the
i v n . I? op o of the Is ni, I r< com
ni nd ih t the distribution ol foj.i und
?in.i>m, - be c-ol|tinucd ahtt that an ap?
roprl tion be made out ol the publ o
,tr -ui\ to B ipph rncnt the obarity of
ou- ol Izooa. The Is uo is uow \ lti>
Oongrosa II is u So emn r ;? .. ibiltty.
I have oxhaiHii d ev- ry if irt to r< llevo
tho hilon r o e c mdilluoH of a Hairs
Wlileli is ut on.nr.-. P.-np,u'id to
execute every obl gation iinpos d upon
ma by i'.'.: i'i'hbt lulion aid tho hl?v, l
R\v-< 11, \our action.
Yesterday, and since tho preparation
of tho for ginn i ue sste c, < 111 Im] Infor?
maiion was received by tne that tho
latest decroe of t. <? queen regent of
Spain (lin e's (; moral Blanco, In ord< p
tO prep'i'ound f..cnii it peaoe, to pro?
< aim <i un pension of hostilities, tiio
durdtlon an i di tails of wiiicti havo uot
? ot been ooniinunuatnd to0)0,
This fact, w.ih ovcry other perti
nent consideration will, I am euro,
have your just and c ??. fill attention n I
tho sob m i delibori ; ?0? upon wh oh I <
you are about to outer. If this moa urn i
attulns a successful result, theo one I
aspirations :<s a Curl it tan, i>"a io-lovlng I
people will bo reallzod. If it fulls-ft
will oo only anottx r Jubtlllou loo for '
oor contemplated a itlon.
(Signed) WILLIAM McKiNLBV.
L?xooutlvo Mansion, April 11, is'?f>. i
CONUHKSS TAK ,S ACTION,
Uotli H??oses fusa W iHlkn It oho'u- 1
(ions \ Dl8|[raocl\tl I-'v 0 fight In
I ho Lower UoUHO,
Washington, April 13.?TI?8 .'.as a,
day of momentous and exciting events
In Ci m res*. N >t In years have both
nous s li en engaged In tho consldora-1
tlon of -u m! Importal t business as that
which wan brought before them to-day.
Both committees haviog in charge
foreign a IT.ilr s reported rosolutlo s,
tho tonor of which Is b dlovod to m tan
j a war with S;. In. Tho liouso passed
the ro o utlons roporti d by tho major? I
I ity of its committee aud tho Svnato,
b y u a debate which may bo pro*
tr lotod and lot iroUlntf.
The s uato was first to report i*s ;
resolut Ion, and a- tho boirlnntng of the
M -. .ion Seuat >r Davis, o" rman of tho
committee, presented U.o rutulutionj
and a roporti which In dealing with;
the management of Cuban nlTulrs by j
uunel lien el that country and Its mil
Itary ntothu is.
T . i i' rposo of delay on the part of
somo of thu members of tho a.?uato ?
was shown in tins obj c on to the eon-1
btdora' ieu of tho n poi-t, v. hie'- si nt it
ovoi lb auothor day, but '.his tl not
in V Hit : .!...?. CXeltln^ and v.unions
d l>upon the r? -OiUlloii and the Ou
'n.:t! 8>tiiattoni All day long tho Sen
at Ibtenol with the gallcrks. wbllo
vigorous speeches wore made for and
i against the proposition Tho minority
v: port, which was presented by four
members of tho foreign relations com?
ml Hoe, b oator l-'oraki r, i>f O ilo, U -
publican,joinlngwh ith.-eoU m oratio
I member--, vas In favor of the rocognl
?, Uo? of iK" Ii dopend ?neu of tho presi nt
<; ?vi rnm< lit i f Cuba at once, and it 's
an Ir.teri -t.. - fact that there aetuus to
bo qu to a general feeing that the
, m': urljy report of the committee may,
wh n the vote is taken, both*' action
of tho S unto, I) oute und discus inn
j may u tor this condition, which Leonis
. to ox 1st now, but tho temper ol Sen
ators on b o b sides seems luclined in
11 bat dir? c Ion.
I iMUioii;: i ?in- S ua! .? was liest to pro
1 sent Its resolution the House wus lh>t
' to Hot.
* Tho foMowirigtri tl?b j ?lht rciotilutlon
? pros ntod by tbo inaj irlty of tbo j
' House uotuiuitlot on foreign rohi ions t
Whop us, tho Government of Spain
f?P I i Pin! y. UPS pilSt I :i< been Waging
w?ip on tl ? Island Of Cuba aguiu&t a
. volution l>\ tl ?? Inhabitants thereof,
" , v. t iout making any mibitanUbl pro
' ' .: ? s tf?" urd tl:" Hi>ppre>slon of s '.ul
1 ??? v inti ?), ? J has oo ilooted tho war*
. faro n ti manner contrary to tbo laws
of natlooH, by methods liihuiivin and
" u civ. /. d, I'ii'isiii.' th i ?i ii by star
1 vai on of more than 200,000 Innoo nt
non ???> h . iii-. tho v.o.uns being fop
;s i bo m i-' part, hi Ipless wo m u und c .il
' j dri it, hill cling hit der *' I > Injury to
?* I the commercial Interest of the United
rJi e ? . Involv n ! tho destruction of tho
lives anil pp ip ? ?v of many bf cm- cltl
/. ns, entail ng tho rxp ?ndl'ur of mil*
'? ifoo-iof ii)' a- y in patrolling otii'casts
'"' a ii en loing th ? bh I' sous in order to
l" ii "- ! i :i o r i oiitpi llty : ami
!^ Win re s. this long scries of lo-ses.
? in juries and bn dona for which Spain
is pesionsiblo Im- culminated in tbo
j* .i sIpik tlon of the United State? batt o
'* bhtp .Mi i>e in the 1 ari>" of Havana,
and in tbo death of two buiidr-d and
'N'.y o! oijtr s nimon :
U - t vt d etc., T nit tho Proi i Knit is
'j btioby author!*/.'d and directed to in
:- '. rvtne at oneo to stop tho war in Ouba
1 to tbo end and with the purpose of so*
curir.g p in.a or. p aco aid order
?** tin n , sind i ?' Isl !? a by t ic free tie
1" tion of tbo people til reol astablo und
independent government of their oah
,n n t. iu island of Cuba : and the IV si
i)<-ut Is hereby iiuthoi'laod an I oinpow*
'' . red to use the land ami naval forces
of tlio Unlfd States to < x cut.; tho
'-* purnoso of hi* p soil! ion.
Air. Adams U d 11n11.ni1nr.u9 consort
fur Hi com Idoratlon of tho roso'utions,
and M .Utlley roscrVt d tbo rieht to
' bjoct, snj log 1 hiit whether ho obj icti tl
<>r nut would d n n.l whether it fair
1 und rs'and ins* us it> tho length of the
?' debatocnud be reached. Mr. Bailey
e sue !nt to iit. rposo with a r< quest that
i ,he minority resolutions be read, but
1 10 s-fi aker Instated that if objection
was '<> h mad ? it iiiu-t bo made ih n.
"Tlie chair Is d termini d to force
> tho minority," or led Mr. Bllloy, amid
mueli eonfu den and cries of "It tftilur
i order,*' whereupon Mr. Bui ey turned
'I und, fu jinj. ihu other t ide, i u'.oivd his
obj ctlon In omphatiu tones, and the
who 0 I' mocratie sldo roso en masse.
II "Tin y aro simply playing f. r pi liii
ca1 advantage, "and the people of ibo
> country 1:104:1t to know It,' shouted Mr.
?, ll'- ?;:rd on, I) moerat, of Tunneirseo
"'I'u ro Is a perfect understanding
0 with tin U mocratie men. Ik is <f bt ? ? -
forolpn a IT.1 Irs eommilt e on this
- point,'1 n plied Mr. Uund'trson, U pub
1 1 Icmi, of lown,
"Tliat is nut '??tic, if >>e aro to under- '
n stand t ;t any such arrangement as
. this wai jro< .! to," retorted Mr. Rich- j
? iirt son.
1 At till- j inclurt occurred the sonsa
1 t'.onale im.tx of the day, and one of the.
uost exciting Incidents in Hi t history
of the House. Members all about wt re
I in a .-tut ? of frt 1 /.;- il ? xolti in nt. Par
tisan p.1?ion was running high. It
1 r quirt ii only U e implication of a match
tOtXjnod : the nia_ Z'ii ?. anil when the
expo-ion camo paudem tnhun reigned.
? Mr. Bartl tt, I) moerat, of Ueorgia. off
10 tici 1 Ight of tho Chair, wu'i support
p'.' ili 1 pro e 1- of tic I) moerats
1 a. airi-t the luuntint! words which wore ?
c nil ui* f: om Hm '>; Ii ir nid ?.
Sit i?< nly In hia r ? if, In Ihn next tier
>.f iiitfl, i mi i in ati ii o rin lonoa from
Mr. Brumm, It inli n.ui, of Ponnsyl
v .ioi', ii taunt uddro-a ii I'oncrnily to
the l> ni ' r Ltlo i : "Y u got j ist
what \ou did not wttoi," ho shout, u.
'?Titut not I nt ," <?! i d o n Mr.
B u'tU tt, '/ho, it explained snbso?
qu >n v. v.i- ? d In i dbg Iiis i in irk % to
u I? publloHn on the ol ioi'?id ?.
??I aoy : i I-." t rtOd Mr. B in.on
??h I i nt," ll rod back Mr. U n lit tt,
turn'ni/ and fat ii M ? Bi'unini.
"You arj a liar/ ro'-ponded Mr.
Iii ui.i ii.
ffho Um hud p;i-h - .1. In-tun* I v Mr.
15 -.'??<? ott r ao 1 (i ? ii l r.: b med oopy
<?f tli ? C inj ro h final I! oi'fl in 1.1 o
ti ? I) fniM : in, an I, raiding It aloft,
i ni" i i ii at iu> ifivorn iry. It roll
? I r , ,nd thort til i two antagonists
ui.'! lor i on other. The Uouso lin
ineiilaU'.ly wan In an uproar, Softie of
! tho ladles In tbo gal lories ao ream ad
l hy dorioady. Memo :.s crowded in
ward tho ? ombal inta from all quartern.
I'1 hey ran .(?'?'8* the area in front of
tin St? uki r'a desk anflorowdcd up tho
I adjoining alal -. attaching) in u'in;',
! ham n/ at paoh other i.k i mud no n. U
it*a i kfi a free ii i>t in tho slroot.
s out a of anger und Indignation wero
be ir i on . . ni y hand. Mu nb ir i In tho
oruah ? i> used 'he cauao of the two
original oornbattints, and there w re
?cv< r lex Itlng collisions, but no blows
?0 Ii a ru k. .d in 1 08 Mi". It.i'llott
ami Mr. Brumm woro trying to got at
nach other ov r the benohea, but they
wore borne hick by friends. Mr Bart*
lett, v. ho U a hi l.t man, was carried
off lila f ? t, and Mr. Mi ra, of Indiana,
a stalwart, broad shouldered Iloitdor,
blocked tho path.ol Mr. Brumm, who
is in in- if ? vldeutiy ?. man of great
n yllcal vigor. In his tlTorta to atop
Mr. Brumm, Mr. Mlora became in
volved wit:i Mr Pioroo, of Missouri,
und tlioy almost cum. to hlovvn.
At this time tho g.ivol of the Spi skor
waa In urd above tho awful din and hid
voice waa coin in mi i ig tho scrgoant*
at-arms to restore order. Col. ltussull,
the torgcant-at-arms, repeatedly]
-barged tho thick mass of struggling
nombors, bat wus as uiun swept aside,
Jno uf the other employees, Orlllln
ii '?' :vd, a bod of Murat Balstead,
while att< mptlug to pacify Mr, Brumm?
was fol ? 'i by m blow,
Mr. Benderson u?kol for a roll-oall, ]
wbereupou Mr. Johnson, of Indiana,
became so violent in hit* denunciation
uf tills effort tt> stiiij dedato und no',
pllow a k'remonstrunoo against tiiis un
necessary war into which the country
was tt) ho plunged" that the Speakt r
had toappeal to the sergcant-at-arms
to compel htm to tako his Kant. Tno
rule was theo adopted ami t' o resolu*
lions Wore again presented together
with tbosi of tho minority, which were I
to h31 fforcd as a substitute.
Tho voto was then taken on the sub
i-tituto rosolutlou, aud it was defeated
l it to 100.
Mr. Die more then moved to rccom
mlt, with Instructions to report back
an atucndtu mt recogufglug tho Ind ?
pondenoi of Cuba. lt. also w is lost?
1 hi to 100. Tho vote was'then taken on
ile> majority resolution, und it was
adopted?322 to 10. The names of the
Democrats aa t' oy voted for the resolu-1
tlons wore > hoorod.
Tlte following is the maj irlty resolu
tion reported to tho Senat: by s mater
Whereas, tho abhorrent conilitlors
which huve existed for more than throe
yoars in the Island of Cuba, so near our
owu bot tlers, hava Bhocked tho moral
? onso of tho people of tho UulV ti Slav s,
have been a disgrace to Chrlst'an civ
il /.'tton, culminating as th y have in
the destruction of a United States
battlo shin, ? i\ b two bun hvd and
sixty --.u ol Its i ui ora und crow, wnllo
on a friendvis i in the barber ol lla
van a, and cannot longtir be endured, as
h b ? s ;t orth by the President of
tho United Stated In his messago to
CoDgrcss Of April II, 1808, upon which
the action of Congress was invited:
Unsolved, Ii -i That tho people of
tho Island i.f Ui ibn uro, hi:-.I of right
ought to Ii \ frei und intl pendent.
Second. That it is tho duty of tho
United States to demand, rod tho Gov
ernment of tho United States d??e?
hor? by d unund, that tho Governm< ut
of Spain ut onco relinquish its author
it.- uii?i government in tho laland of
Cutu,und withd mw it - land and naval
loreoH from 1 ub.i und Cuban wati rs.
Thirl. That tho President of tbo
Un l d Stu'i s be, and ho beroby is, di
reotcd and empowered to use tho ontlro
hind and naval forces of the United
State*, und to oi111 Into actual service ol
tho U it ted Sur.es tho militia of the
several States, tusuub extent as may
be nee ssary, to carry these resolutions
, Into i If ;ct
WIM, l-ou.o ItlCO Ui?OUliSV
a DcHlruhtn I'omhcbsIoii <>r Spain tlinl
May S ali Into diu II.nuts oi" iho
Ulliti (1 Still oh.
The j o ? i ?'. it.y of will* bot ' ?? ii ll)0
Unlti i ? i .s und Spa u cv- r Cuba!
makes snorth whin' io conakuer what
would happen lo Spain's other \W t
Indian uj-tessi ins should such a con
ti et occur. That Cuba will bo wholly
oi t ? Spain hi ihn event of such a
war is not quo tinned by anybody out
ol Spain. Hut will Porto Rico hi
ailowi (i to rem tin unv or t:. Spanish
il t-.r. if wi in tk j Cuba ir ? ': ll is not
probable, Tau eastern bland, will
olTer a most Inviting Ucld for attack
and coi quests In cuso S; ain forces u
to ti.'ht, her. It is therefore worth
while to Inform oursoives in regard to
l,the ino.-t healthful of all tho An till s"
wl 'on may bo a part ol the United
States ovou beforo Cub.t b:;comes our
j lernt ny
fori Kto. ylng s-jventy milts to
the custwurd ol tlayti, has less than a
tenth uf the urea if tuba, but bus
much more than half as many people
I ,s :t o3U ?quarc mites sustain1 o as I mu
ugo ?s issl ?? population of ovt r suo,o..u
p on e, or 21U to the square mile. In
bi/e it is about Uve-si vi ntbs too .">u?i<
of Connecticut. .->o that 11 ;.- much
more thickly populated mat, ourStat .
Practical I3 lue wnolu i ii..u is undi r
oultivatlon( it is said, }<:i ;it u;.tI ac
counts there was only twtIvo lulk-s ol
railroad In tbo ivboiu Island. In si
Porto Ltico is an irr gulur purulh o
gr.un, wltti an easterly and westerly
dimensions ul 108 miles und u no thorn
ly and routtiornly nun Of :>7 in.led.
There is a considerable range ul lulls
running Iron) cast 10 west near tbo
soutuoro coast, so taut tho strcnois
II).. hi- to tbo north uro muuh longur
; thun thuso which il iw In tho otuur
dirootion. 'lb; hignest cljvatlon in
too Island is Ki xuiiguc, neur the
', northuiist corner, which rit-es to u
j heigrit oil),001 foot, I'hu fertility of
Porto U e?> is proved by the f.iot that
ii bus no I ss thau I,d ie sln-uin', ul
which ii>> lufS thun IT are conaiiiciM
ble rivers. Too highor bids uro still
covered with lotest, and tin bland Id
bUid to be beuuuiful throughout. Some
oi the forest trots sIioa a vuri-oolor u
foiiuge, uud there ure lliwer bearing
trees which uro most altruotlvo to tho
eye, b it of wild Hewers tho whole Is
la nil is s . ii lo bo us destitute us It is of
hints und .v , hi nuitnuls.
Something more thut 400,000 of the
pcopio uro white, und there uro tie
soon lunts of v M io s LOuropean races
hut uro, of course, oh lolly Spunian h
and tin-' Spanish language is spoKuii
by ul 1. 1'iiu colored psopiu werooniun
eip.it d in 187.1 uud seem to b-j oeuce
fui tin.i bto toy in their iiubits. While
Spuin h.i^ b en torin mtud with rebel
lionstn the Poilliplnesund InCjba, she
i bud to send uo s duiors to suppress
Icsui'itotions in this beautiful laud,
which is rmed by a Spnolsli governor,
like the itb r colonies. In 1887, tin
last yeur lor which we liuve there
turns, in i i xpoi'tH from the Island
amounted to ?10 000,000, und tho im
ports wero of equal amount. Porto
li e.) raises a iin.it deul of nvm.in.??i
tobacco, which has uma l\ boon sent
to lluvann and mudu into cigars In
I87U tbo value of tlie sugar and mo
Ii. sun oroduoi ? :n tlio inland was* more
than $5,000,000, but this tins boon
largi l.y roUuuod liy too full in tho pi'iou
of tuoso articles. Nearly $5,000,000 of
oolTco was produced in tho saino year,
but as tho j>rioc ol mis has ul-jo (alien
in avily, I'urto Rico i? hy no meant) as
prosp r< u ? ii iw u ? formerly. Too peo
ple subsist largely on neu und the
tropical fi uila, und the coat of living is
vory low. M.t y cattle are raised and
there ia an t xionslvo txport of cuttle
to the otln r Wcat India Islands.
Porto It'eo has no i?s- than sovou
soaports oi which tho^chief is fit. Johns j
or s.io Juan on tin: north coast. Tola I
pi.no has u popul ition of 25,000 and a ;
vorj lino Ion o ?r wii.li a d. pin uf witter
at lo.v tide of 10 feet or more. Toe
island oou d h .? invaded easily enough !
at almost my point, but like a i Sp.m- I
ish poscesa.ond, it h abnoat entirely
desmi utu oi K ad i, ud I a military force I
?VOUld have haid work to cross t iO is- '
land or even to go far from the coast. I
Tti i e is ev duiitly a magnificent op
portunity for a sy-toin of ?yolrlo I
ru 11 road a in the Island. With Mien a
large p ipuhttioa and products, a rail- j
road system penetrating to all parts of
the island and a bo tOOlroilng il would
ho oertalu to pay handsomely. Tho
iiuni or oltbcr po^uittla/u o;- of pro
ducta vity ii an iiy no means been reached,
uuj u ,Mi-! dose of Ainorioau energy
uiiii A mar loan capital would produoe
marvelous rt suetj Hier?. Tbo health"
(ulneSS of PortO R/CO and tho fact
tout foreigners ounily become accll
mated would make iiu much mor I In
vitioir place for our people than Cuba.
Ono reason why wo should have to
ucnil warships therein tho event of a
iignt with Spain is that tho Spanish
telegraph outdo connects there and
could be most easily cut ut that point.
San .Iii.in has sumo dofonaes, but they
would BOon bo demolunod by our i u
I'ui.s if resistance waa made. Tho
bpanlurdd muy think that tney could
[to tromendoua damage to our Shipping
If they go to war with us. But thoy
must expect to part with Porto Rico
very parly in the ear.II ft, and while
moot American* wlil much prefer to
to ?.eo Cuba Indopondoa*. us well as
Hoe. It by no means follows that we
shall uot want to ke*>p the (Jolted
statt.- il i.' waving ov?*r rich and f- rtllo
Porto K eo if onoo it i- sutatl 'at there.
It would t: rtalnly i>; a muco m re
deatrablo possession than s in D >mlngo,
which General Grant tried eo hard to
induce us to obtain.
THIS 1*1 toil I III riox CONVENTION.
rite Tlokol Suggested and I'latibvm
Adopted?A I l-bt Will bo Made
Within lliol'nriy Lines.
T'oe convention of tho Prohibition
i?'.s, called for tbo ourposoof puttln ? a
ticket in the Hold to bovotod for in xle.
Democratic primary, assembled in Co
lumbla on Thursday night, I) legates
were prt scut from tbh ty two counties.
Tho nominee for Ooveru irh Mr Joel K
Urues >?, fjr years au ardent Prohibi
tion St,a man who bus not beeu lduUtt
tied wall eitnerof ti.e. political factions
in thoSlatc.a sound uud successful busi
ness man, u devoted member tot tho
liaptlst church and a man who stands
in h.s borne county ? Williams
A-, 8:20 p in. the convention was
call ti io o dor oy acting chairman P.
1 It. llyalt, ol tiio Stuto Central Kxeou
tlve committee. Titc deliberations of
the ? vi olng wt re preceded by prayer
by R- v. C P. Urcsbum. S orotary T.
.J. LaMotte read the ollUhtl call. Then
followed thu temporary organizatlou ol
tho bidy. Mr. Joel R Brunson uoml
; nal >. Col. James A. 11 >yt a< temporary
nbu ? nan Col. lloyt wa- oicolod un
animously. Upon the nomination of
Mr. C. t:. Poutborstoeo, Mr. T. N.
; Uerry, ol Cb? st< r, '.vas elected tempor
ary seuretary. Mr. Louis .1. ltrl.Mt.nvg
was chosen u^slatunl secretary.
Lt waa moved that thu chairman o(
euch dclet/utlun prepare a lift of the
County u?.icguliona t ? bo presented
Itmno.i tutcty upon the culling of tho
roll of uouut us. This was carried.
At the conclusion of the formation
I of tbo roll, Mr. llowoil Morroll sug
gested that tiio present organisation
oo tnudu permanent.
Mr. Joel K Ueunsonof Williuiuaburg,
! was noinlnutod for chuirmun, und waa
olecto), 0 d. Iloyt declining 10 pormlt
I hlu iMiu t iii. us.nl. Mr. L .1 llrlatow
of Wllhumaburg waa elected pcrman
I cut secret iry.
Col. tloytthon r? lingulshud thoohair
to Mi', liruotoo, who wus received with
upptuusu. lie mado a capital speech
ul acceptance which wu? frequently
applauded, lies .id: ?? The Stats is
tilled vvnii hurrooiuj. Iu order to git
rid i< tii ? barrooms, we must uuutrui
tho Stut ." Tliey tdi us that it is hei
ter to have tho Stute Ina barroom thun
burrooms In the State, lie referred to
tbo e rtilieute on each buttle of dispen
sary I quor, testifying to us "uhenilcul
pur ty, ' am.' spuke feelingly of tue pul
motto tree un that lab t, buying that
the sight of the pa! n tto recnllod to
him thu time when Carolinians frum
four to Mi yours ol ago Were wearing
palmetto cook ides in boner of the tl ig
?l tin. Stute un whtoh was tbo lo . ud
"Slute's Itights Kur. vei" und. under*
ueatb, the palm >ttO tree. Tue pul*
tnutlo t.'oo on that Hug WU8 drenched
in h mid It, i- now used us the trade
ma I; :ii tin trulliu ul hell."
I! cut eluded hl.- b untlful spoioh
by caynif1 thut lb ui< in herd ol the
I colv mtlon had come from their homes
! to r we Carolina "t e brightest slur In
the galaxy of States*"
After ui.--cus.sing the recommenda
tions uf tho executlvo uummlttco and
appolntiog committees to make uoml
iiut ions aud prepare a phi' form tho o in
vention look a roccs-s during which It
In.ne known thut Mr. ilLGulluiigli,
of C ei nvlile, had deoliued to pern.a
his name to bo presontod either on the
II Mir ?>?? ia the commltteo for the uHico
of (J ivernor, with which it has beemu
I fi'i quently connected o( late. Mr. Me
j Culiotigh had boon frequently up
1 preached din ing the di>y, lut be bad
I fully d 'lent!ined not to pm -it th'j u-o
of ni ? ii lDe.
Too convention rcaa o nibi.nl and the
i report of tbo eummittoo un platform
was presented by Cel. 11 >yt, um fulio'-vsi
The Prohibitionists of thu State of
South Carol in n, In convention asm
bled, on tho I Ith day of April, IS'.IS,
hereby adopt the following pl.ilform:
thirst. Wo doolaro our allegiance to
tho r itulur Demoeruti ? party und our
su,'?.-?? t d nominees stund* plodgcd to
ubide the n s lit of the l) imuurutlc prl
inary oh otion.
Second. We declare thut we uro un
alterably opposed to the munufuOtUI'0
and sale of ulunholie or mult I quors,
oxcept for mochuidoMl, medtoinai, sol
cntlllc or sucrimental purposes.
Mr. M.ihulToy wan ; to umend .<>
thut if liquor was t ? b mi d at ul', for)
any purposo whatever, ir. should ha
so'd wit i 'iit. any p*?olit. Ilosuid In the
ooiirso of h's n murks that ho wish d
ail their ohurebes usi d only grape
wines for sacramental purposes.
Mr. Sligh hud hope i that the com
mittee would bring In a cl ar eut, mic
uinct phi'form?something practical.
1J ? wished it stated clotri) how they
prupojul tu uaudlcd thu l.q ior ques
Ool. 11 >yt sai-i that tho matter re
ferred toby Mr. Sligh had bin con
std ji'od by the committee. The mutter
was cnMioly legislative and the con
V llltlotl had nothing tu do with it. The
commltteo had simply stated in the
clearest manner possible l e principles
they w re to light or. They would bo
there until tho fourth of July if they
tried to legisluto so au lo amalgamate
tho various idea-. Col. Hoyt was vigor
ously applauded, and the. platform was
Mr. A. C. Jones submitted iho follow
ing roport uf tie; committee on nomi
"Your committee has carefully con
sidered ail l ie names suggested and
recommend that the convention take
no the names separately and deter
mine tin: propriety of suggesting the
following ticket to tho Prohibitionists
of South Carolina in order to promote
harmony anil S Oliro unanimity in the
cause i>; prohibition.
"The. following iii'0 -nugcstcil as suit
nhlo and prop u* candidates in the
I) mooratio primary for the oil) ica
named: Governor, Jool B. Brunsen,
vV'i llamsburg ; La ulcnant Govornor,
I, D. Oh id -. Ulohland : Attorney ?orp
oral, G '). s. Mo wop, N ?wborry : S ?ore
tary of State, I) II Touipklns, Green
wo.ul ; Troasuror, W II. Tlminurman,
l<2 " ii. li j Comptroller G.moral, I- lJ.
Bpton, Spartanburg; Superintendent
of 10 lu cat Ion, K I). So Hi, Sinn ir ;
Adjutant and inspoolor General, II toy
T. I'o unp-oo, l).irlint*t >n : It ill road
Commissioner, Taw. VV. Berry, Ches
Co', ii lyt was o-illcd t<> iho ohair by
Mr. Brunaon at this j inoturc.
Tii" report of the oommittco v."?.
adopted a t r some discussion and the
candidates suggested wore nominated.
An oxocutive oommlttoe, with A. U.
Jones, of Newborry, ohalrmain, ami T.
.1. I, i M itto, Booretary, was appointed,
ami the eonvontion adj >urned at a late
?-? ? . <T*w?
? When tin1 I'Yaneo-l'rus-iiin war was
declared i. .. : ..id that VuO Moltko was
awakened at midnight and told of tho
fact, lie said coolly to the ofllotal who
aroused him. "Goto pigeonhole No.?
In my safe, take u paper from it and
telegraph as there directed to the dif
ferent troops of the empire." lie then
ttimod over und wv.nl to aloe',} and
awoko at hid acustomcd bour in tho
morning. Kvory one oIbo in v'jrlin
was much excltod, but Von Moltko
took hit* morning walk as usual. A
friond who met him said: ''General,
you acorn to bo taking it very easy.
Aren't you airaid of the situation? j
should think you would ba very busy?"
" Ah, " replied Vron Moltke, "all my
work for thla tlmo has boon dono long
1 boforohtind, and everything that can I
bo done now has boon done." j
Rc>ul n.ukcs II"- J pure,
?.. it 'I "M. und delicious.
Kriwin Uootli 'Incites it in Tlii-illint*
AcccutH uiul Muli*'? it nn ?'%rj*luii'otit
Kaunas City Times.
"I think," Mti<t James O'Neill, in
Iiis tillk about the Ueotlis, " tbo most
thrilling experience I ovor passed
through was In N ?w York city one
time, when quite by nooldent a number
of foreign diplomats from VVasbluglon,
a few Amor loan statesmen, Borne pro- i
mlnent Now Yorkers, and one or two
of us professlouu ? w.tro gather tl
together in a souk! up, room of t'io
Fifth Avenue hotel, when tomebody
ask. ii liootb, who by the merestehnnee
happened to be tb re, if ho would not
repeat the Lord's Prayer for tho as
semblage, l was sitting not far from
'< tho tragedhin when be llxed bis eyes
1 upon tbo man who made Hie request.
I think It was Loul Saukvillo West, at
that tune British minister to tue
I United Slates, ami I shall never for
got tee peon lar seaehi&g expression
! that liootb shot out. of Iii.- d ir!; eyes,
i Tbey seemed to ponctruto the very
' soul of the man at whom they wi re
I directed, and then, a-1 Ifsatblfod, re
sumed their wonted vacuous density,
"'We were lib l?i-c>ithluss witn
anxb ty, at least I Was, for seldom
j would ho ever reelle od the stairo, but
rt length ho arose, walked to n little
cleared Hpaco at one ond of tbo room, I
and began n rooital thatovon nftur sill I
those years makes mo tin-ill through
aud through. 11 ? Bald 'Our I?'uthor,'I
and novor before hud those two word- i
h on clothed with the majesty an I re* 1
vorenoo with which his look and lone :
onvciopod them. And then ho oar-!
rlcd us into oolcstiul regions, our
spirits Bocmln r to In ivo our bodies aud
I to follow his h?bett i he loworod as'
into depths to) dark for Dart, genius ;
1 to concoivo or Doro's p in to portraj ;
the power ex rt' d over us was simply
I unnatural. His musicully resonant
i tones rounded o'owly through H e
re >m, and as he. BWUyi (1 his lithe bo ly
I we unconsciously foi owed his motion.
It was sotn thing horrible, beautiful,
I terrible, f isolnntlng?-I cannot Und
words in the language to ox press it.
Tie r.; uro none.
"I wou'd not go through the scono
, again for a thousand worlds, and yot
i if l hud the opportunity i would bravo
any danger to hour It once more. l)>
j you understand t Tno.n ? few score
I words as delivered by 101 win liuoth
j wero the most powerful urguroeut for
Christianity that I ever heard, und
j could ovory holnv o.i the fae- of tho
' globe have hoard them there would no
longer bo nthoistu Uootb strode out
of tho room when ho linished, und n
simultaneous s g'v of relief arose while
will) ut u word ho stolo away si igiy
; and on tlptoo, and 1 do not believe t i u
any of us think of tbu*. thrilling von
I ii g without a shul.ior. Hu wai a
i great man, a grout man."
TOltlMODO llO.VTd ANI> TOltl'ISl'O
IlOA f l> ss KUVKHS,
Hie DinVreuee Itoitveen TIhho Two
Typ cm t>t Naval Vessels.
Tho Importance attached by uava'
autboritioB to the llttii bouts now on
I their ay from Spun to tho West In
dian waters is a s< urco of astonish
ment t ) the people who have pal : no
attention to recent do'elopnicnts in
naval urohiteetnro. Torpedo bouis
have been popularly known for some
time as war craft of potential possibi
lities, but in actual me more- dangerous
to their owners than to the enemy.
Torpedo boat destroyers are- apparent
ly a type of voss 1 absolutely urheard
of by the majority, and tho manner
in ?hieb tiny lire mixed up in Ho
news reports with the craft t icy are
Bupposodly lutended to annihilate is
The torpedo boat of today, it should
bo stuted in t 10 beginning, i.s no
I longor a vessel of doubtful value. Its
terrible prowess has boon shown on
several occasions In recent years
While It i- designed primarily u- ,\
coast defense ves.?ei, and Is not i. ui ci
ullv litte.I for long voyuges on tbo nig;,
seas, it has been made as stable and
safe as any small boat can b -. It can
mov j fastor than any battleship oi
orulsor, and, owing to its small slzu
a id low free h >arcl, ear. ste al up wilhiu
a few hundred yards of t> wursnip, dis
OhargO its projootlle und -r water with
considerable accurraey and dart uwny
Without being 80011, poi'hups : or. il
Boon, can laugh at the t iTortS of tin
big vess -Is to capture her. Tile tor
pedo-s which .she sends for th on tboll
errand o' destruction are su'licit ntlj
powerful to sink any man-of-v/ur all IUI
if they hit tho mark, Tue only pro
tcotion tbat a battlo-ship has from
these terrible litt c engines of war Is u
her guns, which, if seen in time, may
NTotItiiiR so ap
heart as llu
sight <>r h( r baby
asleep. This is
doubly iiwc wlien
'tin white lip"*,
the fevered brow,
the blue lines
hvucntll the eyes
and tin- thin lit
tle hands u 11 ilie
p a t h e 11 C slot y
? "-?^tf'v x tint baby i,; 111.
*L> \\\ T T" ,lK'i hi1,1 l,,a'
COtlleS in'.n the
7\ world robust and
\ ^?***^ j I healthy, the ordb
nm y ills of child,
hood ate not a
serious menace ;
hut to tli?- weak,
putty baby with tile BCcdfl <>f disease im?
planted in its little 1 ><.?1 >? even b< fore birth,
they arc a rcHohs matter and frequently
inc.m baby's death.
The woman who wants a strong, hcnltliy
baby must see to it thai she ?lot s not suffer
from weakness ami disease of tltc import
at11 and delicate organs concerned in moth"
crliood. Dr. Plorce's favorite Prescription
nets directly mi these organs, allaying Iii?
flaiiituatioiij healing iilccralioti and soot hing
pain. It fits a woman for wifehood and
niolhcrliood. it bniilsbcs I lie discomforts
of tltc period of anticipation and makes
baby's entry to tltc world easy ami almost
painless. It insures the newcomer's health
ami an ample supply of iioutishtiieut. It
rids maternity of its perils. It has caused
many a Childless hoiltC to thin with the
happy laughter of healthy children, Ovci
oo,ooowoincn have testified toils marvelous
taetits. It is the discovery Of an eminent
and skillful specialist, Dr. u. v Pierce,
for thirty years chief consulting Physician j
t<> the great Invalids' Hotel ami Surgical
Institute, at Buffalo, N. Y. All medicine
dealers sell it. Ailillg women who wtite to
Dr. Pierce will receive fteo Ma -->--?
_.,^ .Tt VICC.
Scores of women who have been cured
of obstinate and dangerous diseases by Dr.
'??Tee's medicines have told their experi
enccH hi Dr. Plerce's Common Sense Mcd
leal Adviser. D contains iooX pages, over
too engravings and colored plates, and is
free. Scud ai one-cent stamps, to COVef
cost of flailing on/r, for paper ?covered
copy; cloth binding y stamps. AddicM
Dr. R. V. ,1'ierce, Buffalo, N. Y.
sink the torpedo-boat; or lr the pro
tective not of 'urgQ iron rings whton is
bung arouod tue ship whoa In danger.
Hut t u- t< rpedo beat is so small that
it is very hard to hit her even in Ja\.
llght-t and her utaoks are goooral y
made at night, while the torpedo nets
are of doubtful olllulency. The to -
pi do boats are led to 180 feet long and
hive an average draught of about ?
feet, to that they can slip into shallow
water or up rivers if necessary. They
have a complement of from 20 to 25
olllc' rs und men and carry three or
four 1-pounder riflos for defense and ar
uany torpedo tubes for olTenso.
Too torpedo boat destroyer is tin
result of the development of the tor j
I pedo boat. As its tame indicates, itr
I primary object Is tie destruction of
qualities of the torpedo butt, the gun
I boat and the erulsor, It is larger and
I swifter than the torpedo boat, some <>l
?them rnshin/ through the water at
the rate of 31 miles an hour, as la-i us
I the average express train. Uchi ?
Its torpedo tubi s, it carries i^uns of the
rapid tiring variety as large as 11
pounders. With such speed and such
arinami nt it can run down and sink
the speediest torpedo boat, while?
without using its tor peri oos, which ar<
reserved for war shins?Itcan c:u>tn?,j
uud destroy if uco -sary, comim rlcui I
vessels of Ingo s- z.. In attacking
war vessels, however, it is net us ol
toot Ivo us tin1 torpedo boat, beoausi
Its lurgor s /. ? und higher fr< o board
muk?s it inoru finally soon ?od u bo tor
target lor tbo (cuna of tbo buttle ship
?Tho Charlotte, IN. C ,) Democrat
s i; s: "Mr. s I). McMillan, who bus n -
i; ut!y mov .1 ti C arlottu from S.HlO
Carolina, gives au Interesting account
of a matrimonial coincident tl at iccur
red in bis fumlly last year. He bald!
'About the Utof fast July Mr. McMillan
rccoived a letter from his brother, In
Louisiana, Baying: "1 will b<> married
on the 8th of this month. Moot us at
, Na d.villi'. '!'? mi. nud join Us for I dp
to Golorudo City." At tho time ho re
I ooivod this loiter Mr. MoMillun was
I making urrnngoinonta for his own wed
ding, whieh WU3 dated for tho 8 h ol
July, and at this tone ho pays he was
iivmg in tho h ind hills ol South Caro
lina. On about the 10th of July hero
eeived u 1 'Her from unothi r brother,
J I). McMillan, of CitaUnc Islan -. i li
tho w.-stcoa-t of California, savin- : "I
.\a- married ou t io 8vh of this month
tu M i: s ?." A I three brothers roar
ried on tho 8th of July, and it was
impossible for them to havo any pro*
concocted plans about the dale, as they
?>a<i n >t heard from each other in
--It has !>?.?'! noticed that tho la'.i
Mr.'George Mulier, i?f Bnulaud, made
it a rule lo read his Bible through
from b 'ginning to end uo loss than four
ti mcs nunually. /\1 logetbc r, according
to a letter written by Iura to the
British and r'orlegn Bible Society
I tome time aso, bo had reud the great
i book m. than one hundn d tin)'
Besides his constant preaching In
lv..: Ii-h. G ? ?in in und I'Vench h ? dlstrl
buted over 250,000 copies of the Bible,
in addition to ovor 100,00 1,000 religious
books and tract-. The orphan hous
at Bristol cost $505 000 to build, while
11 i ? - yearly m.unt naca rfijulros a sum
of $1.10,000. I'Vom year to year thU
wonderful man kept 2,000 or ban chil
dren Without kno.vlng how ho waste
j get tho money to do i'.. Ono of no rulos
was never to a-k a man for a penny, but
in always !_ri>i tho money in answer, h?
i Sistod, ti) his prayers. During his
e ire r Mr. Mutier fem, clothed and edu
cated ""i i-~> min orphuns, at a cos'
ol about $0,07tl,U( 0.
? Dr. f. U. Sin pard of "Pim hurst,1
Summcrvil) i- to havo a rival on this
continent. A Scotch ten planter Coy
Ion, Mr. M ?. uomson, i-3 going U start
plantations In Mexico, und is now neg
otiating for the transport of 500 Japa
m se coolies to Vera Cruz.
pHARliESTON v?. W KSTKKN CARC
v-? Htm Railway Po. " Augusta and Air i?
vlllo bhort Line." Boheaule in ctlect Uoi
Ird. IS. 17.
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Lv A11 de re in. 11 am
Ar l.nurona. I 10 pou 7 0J tu?
Ureeuvillv. 'jojpua 10 80 am
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Anderson .7 00 run
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units on A. 1.. a id 1 1 .a;i.?a. und
it Spartan burg with On iinorn Itallwn
b'or information rv\\ ! 1 i.iok011, rau-3,
aihedules, etc add
SV. .1 CltAlU, Hen. 1 a^. Agent.
A UKUSta, (ill.
T. M. KMKUSON, rrutllc Manage
1. K ?irlilin Aueut; ? . II Spoii*nts. Gen
A;:ent. Crrcnville. 8. C.
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em out.' daily bat. ween Ju< ksunviilv and < 'inciii
Trnlna leave. Spartanbnra, A. & O. division,
northlxmml, 0:l?i a.m.. H:U, p.m., Odo p.m.,
(Vch ihiilc l.imitad); ?owlibr.iind 12: <???>. in.,
Silli p. in., It :H4 h. in.. (\ ratibnk' Mniltod.i
Train* leave Oreeiivlpe. A. und <'. ilivlslon,
Dortbbouiid,6:45 n m., i . i i?. m. nn:. J>:p. in.,
I Vesilbulrd l.imitoil): suntiiImiiiiuI, 1:2A m. in ,
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66, U7 a ml t?. on A. audO.divb >n.
KHAN !< ?. ?ANSON, J. M.CIT.P,
Third V P. .v (Son. Mgr.. T. v.. V uslitrgton.
V. A. TURK, S. II. HAKDWIOK,
Oon. Paan A; t. Aa'11-.ei). Pn.ta. Ag I.
NVuehtngtoii, D. O. _ Atlanta, On
W. H.Gibbes & Co.,
Dealers in ail kinds of
?COLUMBIA, s. c.
STATE AGEN'I S FOR
Iviclclell & Co,,
CHARLOTTE, N, C
We arc headquarters lor Ihc best rPVjp TParnn\\C\V
threshing machine on the market, 1 dll[Ullcll.
Now is the timc^to'buvjj
(?ci otir^pricos. They wi I ^interest you.
\ Leaders jn
DeeringiHarvestingi Machines. S Their Lines.,
MALSBY & COMPANY,
7 S. FORSYTH ST. ATLANTA, QA,
-G ?n Kit a l Agents 1?*ok? -
ICrie City Iron Works, The Geiser Manuf- turing Company
The New Birdsail Company, Munzel improved System
forGinningCotton, R. Hoe 6t Company, Henry Disston &
Sons, James ?blen & Scis, Gardner Governor Company,
Penberthy Injector Company.
lino i t ICngln< h, l'o'er-,
i V-V-M ills, S -p ir kto i
Crist Mills, Saws
' I n > ?, I TjO J'.Ori
fJr.'itc Bars, and StcuP
,t\'\ i*ipd r'ittlngs,
I von oi ('or* : nd n
is Will Whilener ?
our Fashionable E'.air Cutter and Shaver.
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