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THE WORLD AT LARGE
Summary of tbo Daily News.
Pkesident McKimjcv f-avo a recep
tion to newspaper correspondents on
As a token of regard for ex-Senator
Dubois and his efforts In behalf of the
silver causo a number of senators and
representatives of that faith In this
congress tendered him a dinner at
The board of managers of the na
tional soldiers' homes met in annual
Mission at Washington and took pre
paratory action for tlio erection of a
branch homo at Danville, III., fot
which an appropriation of '"00,000 w ill
become avallablo shortly. The board
also provided for the distribution of
the appropriation in aid of tlio homes
in the- -0 states maintaining such in
stitutions. It was said at Washington that Sec
retary llliss would not serve out his
terra as.secretary of tlio interior and
that the president had fixed on Ma.
William Warner, of Kansas City, Mo.,
to succeed him. The news camo from
a source- close to the administration.
The first social function took place at
the white house, on the 24th, President
and Mrs. MeKinlcy giving a dinner to
the members of the cabinet and their
ladies. I t
J. 11. llmoiUM, of Delta, O.J has taken
the oath of ofllco as assistant secretary
of agriculture and assumed his duties.
Comhiessmax Kav, of New York, re
cently Introduced in the house a bill to
prevent the multiplication.' of suicides.
It provides that no newspaper shall bo
transmitted through the malls of the
United States which contains any pic
ture of a suicide or any details relating
thereto beyond tlio simple statement
of death by suicide, giving name, jlate
Tin: United States internal revenue
department at Washington has been
notified of a new ruling in the treasury
department which permits tobacco
manufacturers to attach pipes to their
tobacco packages as an inducement for
sale. This was frequently done until
a rule was made prohibiting It.
Ai.KXASDEit SI. Krxaday, secretary
of the National Association of Veterans
of the Mexican Wnr and editor of the
Vidcttc, died at Washington on the
Skct.ktauv Wilsox, of the depart
ment of agriculture, has ordered the
suppression of the pamphlet entitled
"Local Taxation as Affecting Farms."
It was prepared with great caro under
the direct supervision of Statistician
Henry A. Itoblnson, with Secretary
Maj. Duxwoonv, of the signal serv
ice at Washington, said on the 20th:
"Heports received by the weather bu
reau indicate that the rise in the Mis
sissippi rivtr will continuo for 14 days.
It's going to bo fearful. The greatest
height has not yet been reached at
Cairo and will not bo for two weeks.
Much greater damage may bo expect
ed to occur than has yet taken place."
l'ltE8iiKT McKlNLtv's proposition
for a currency commission to study the
currency laws during tho recess of
congress has not been abandoned. It
may be introduced as soon as the con
ference report on the tariff bill has
been agreed to by the two houses and
the bill safely transmitted to the presi
dent for his signature.
I UENKIIAL NEWS.
Tun time of all of the employes of
tho car, bridge and building depart
ments of the Missouri, Kansas & Texas
railroad at Dcnison, Tex., has been
shortened to three days of nine hours
Keaii Mount Gllead, Ky., AraosTUggs
fvhot and killed young Iioyd and Ills
father, W. K. lloyd. Young Iloyd i ad
run off with one of Illggs' daughters.
The two men were shot from ambuih.
The Illinois house of representatives
killed the nntl-dcpartmcnt store bill
which was being waged by small re
tall merchants of Chicago.
The Olympic club, of San Francisco,
is trying to get up a20-r.ound contest,
between Corbett and Maher, and, if
tho ex-champion will not consent, to
hang up a purse for a 20-round contest
between Sharkey and Maher or Choyn
ski and Maher.
A sawmill boiler at Harsh vllle, 8.
C, exploded on the 20th, killing en
gineer Adam Carter and his wife, who
had brought his dinner. Tho mill was
William -HuoaiNs died of hydropho
bia at Wheeling, W. V., on tho 25th.
lie and seven others were bitten by a
dog last January. Those who were
bitten now feel much alarmed at the
death of Huggins.
The free silver republican party of
Nebraska was launched at Lincoln on
the 25th. Judge Gregory, of Omaha,
was selected to attend the meeting of
the provisional national committee, to
be held Juno S.
Ax earthquake shock was felt at
Montreal, Que., at 0:07 p. m. on the 23d.
The Tennessee house of representa
tives passed tho senate bill declaring
whltecapplng a felony and fixing the
punishment for the violation of tbo
law at imprisonment for not less than
threo nor more than 21 years in the
At tho bicycle tournament at San
Francisco Allen Jones won a quarter
mile dash in 31 3-5 seconds, tho fastest
record for indoor riding. J. E. Wing
non the fifth heat of the five-mile club
race in 11:05, taking 11 seconds from
the previous world's record. In the
mile race llreckcr covered the distance
in 2:05, i educing tho world's indoor
record by threo seconds.
At an Informal meeting of distillers
and wholesale whisky dealers at Cin
cinnati on tho 20th it was unanimously
agreed to advance the price of spirits
In a few days.
The number of failures for the week
ended the 20th in the United States
was 221, according to Uradstrcet's re
port, against 270 in tho corresponding
week ol last year.
The low a house on tho 20th passed
the senate medical practice act with
out change, driving out osteopaths,
faith healers, massage doctors and Ml
others professing to Ileal unless they
pass examination, the same as physi
As the result of an old quarrel Blan
ch ard 1 nomas was shot and instantly
killed at Lapaz, Ind., by Jacob Leeds,
who had previously been fatally cut by
a knifo in the hands of Thomas.
I.V tho Canadian parliament two bills
havo been introduced to prohibit tho
importation of alien labor into Canada
under contract or agreement, lloth
bills arc drafted on the lines of tho
alien labor law of the United States,
and are intended as retaliatory legis
lation against citizens of tho United
John F. Campion and other mine
managers at Lcadvllle, Col., have re
ceived letters signed "The Committee,"
threatening to blowup their mines un
less they Immediately ' dischariro all
non-union workmen The letters have'
caused considerable uneasiness.
The Order of Equity, operating in 15
states, mmle a deed of assignment at
Indianapolis, Inu.,f on the 25th. Its
lapses and matured certificates amount
ed to more than its new business last
Marshal Russell, Maria Snow den
and Maggie Short were boat riding on
a pond at AUcnsvillc, Ky., when the
boat capsized. The erics of tho drown
ing people were not heard by anyone
and their plunge to death was not
known until late.
I.N the circuit court at Chicago Judge
Horton refused to dissolve' the tempo
rary injunction against the telegraph
companies and the board of trade, re
straining them from removing "tick
ers" and supplying market quotations
to a number of firms and individuals.
The decision was a practical victory
for the bucket shops.
The Colorado senate on the 25th
passed the bill for the abolition of cap
ital punishment It recently passed
The citizens' relief committee at
Memphis, Tenn., gave out an official
statement notifying the outside world
that that city was taking care of over
0,000 pauper negro flood refugees and
half as many head of stock. This step
was taken In order to show that out
side aid was necessary.
While tho llrltish cruiser Theseus
was practicing outside tho horborof
Malta with torpedoes one exploded as
it was being thrown to tho ship's
launch, injuring 30 men, two probably
The pope's mass In the throne room
of the Vatican at Home on the 25th was
attended by 30 American pilgrims,
mostly clergymen, from New York,
Massachusetts, Connecticut and New
Jersey. After mass the pope permitted
the pilgrims to kiss his foot
Obcak EiticKBON'wacrushcd to death
on tho 25th in tho basement of the old
post office at Chicago by tho falling of
Glorcie Dixok, tho featherweight
champion, was declared tho winner iu
a 25-round bout with Frank Erne, of
Buffalo, at New York on the 24th.
The fivo children of Frank Pcnrod
were burned to death at their home at
Laddsdale, la. It was not know n how
the fire originated. The children were
nil under 12 years of age. The parents
had left them alone while they attended
a religious meeting at the schoolhousc.
The national convention of Patrons
of Husbandry, in session at Cleveland,
O., elected W. S. ' Donnelly, of New
York, president and George A. Den
nett, of Illinois, secretary and treas
urer. Maj.-Gen. Donon, grand marshal of
the Grant monument dedication pa
rade at New York, says tho showlDg
to bo made by United States troops on
April 27 will be tho largest ever seen
in this country with the exception of
that at the close of the war. Mrs. U.
8. 3rnnt has written a letter to tho
committee that she would endeavor to
huvi all tho members of her family
present at New York on the day of tho
Tub chancellor of the diocese of Lon
don, has been petitioned by Ambassa
dor Dayard, on behulf of tho president
and citizens of the United States, for
the justody of the manuscript de
posited in tho library of Fulham pal
ace, containing tho records of tho early
history of the' pilgrim fathers and
their voyage to America in the May
flower. Tho request has been granted
and the records will bo presented to
The Massachusetts house defeated
tho resolution for a monument in the
stato house yard to Gen. D. F. Butler
by a vote of 01 to 00.
EX-CONOHESSMAN ItlNOKB HERMANN,
of Oregon, has been nominated by the
president for commissioner of the gen
eral land ofiice.
Rohders tried to derail a train on tho
Texas, Saline Valley & Northwestern
road on the 25th by piling iron on the
track, but the pilot of the locomotive
pushed the obstruction and the plan
A detective at Chlllicothe, O., made
the statement on the 20th that he had
located Kate and Jako Bender, two
members of the notorious family who
murdered nlno people near Independ
ence, Kan., pver 20 years ago. He said
he would arrest them as soon as ho
heard from the authorities in Kansas.
Three men w ere blown to atoms and
ten other persons injured by an explo
sion of nltro-glycerine at the Ilcpauno
chemical works near Glbbstown. N. J.,
on the 20th. The remains of the victims
were gathered up in tw o buckets. '
The East German Methodist Episco
pal conference in session at Scranton,
Pa., voted against the admission of
women U3 delegates to tho general con
ference. The ote was 44 against to 3
In favor of udmlssion.
At the session of the New Jersey
Methodist conference at Trenton a
vote w as taken on the question of tho
admission of women as delegates to
the general conference and resulted:
In favor, 08; against, 10.
Al English, a mine engineer, was in
stantly killed at Hartshorne, I. T., by
falling from the shaft cage. Ho fell
100 feet to the bottom.
A farmer named Bernhard Koch,
with his wife mid brother-in-law, droo
through a freshet near Eau Claire,
Wis., caused by r.iin and mcltingsnow,
and the. wagon was upset and all threo
were drow ned.
North Texas and the Indian terri
tory was visited by a heavy frost on tho
night of the 2Jd and It was reported
that tho frut crop was almost entirely
The Denver (Col.) Republican said
that nn association was about to inau
gurate a gigantic project for manufac
turing beet sugar in Colorado. If car
ried to a successful Issue, it will in
vplvo an outlay of from SJ.000,000 to
$5,000,000. As a preliminary to plant
ing beets and building refineries, tho
projectors of the scheme have secured
control of tho Li Junta and Lamar
canal and of large tracts of land that
The house of Jacob Ado was burned
at Paradise Ridge, Tenn., nnd in tho
ashes were found the charred remains
of Ade, his wife, his daughter and tho
daughter of a neighbor who w as spend
ing the night w ith them. A tpn-year-old
son was also said to be missing.
The deed was supposed to be the work
of tramps and officers had gone to tho
scene w 1th bloodhounds.
The plant of the Acme Bicycle works
at Reading, Pa., wus destroyed by fire
on the 24th with all the valuable ma
chinery, making the total loss about
875,000, covered byjlnsurance. Tho
building contained material for fully
A DifU'ATCit from New York on tho
24th stated that more than 0,000 social
ists had rebelled against what they
term dictatorship, and the defection
threatened to spread. Four strong
union organizations had deserted thq
socialistic and labor alliance.
DuniNO a quarrel between J. D. Arm
strong and I is wife at Columbia, Tex.,
Mrs. Armstrong picked up a Winches
ter rifle nnd shot and Instantly killed
William T. Adams, the well-known
w riter of boys' books under the name
of "Oliver Optic," died at his home nt
lloston on the 27th from fatty degen
eration of the heart, aged 75 years.
A combination was said to be nearly
completed between dealers in the pro
ducts of the fresh water fisheries of
the United States nnd Canada which
will practically control tho supply.
The trust Is backed by English capital.
Austin, Tex., and the surrounding
country w as visited by a terrific cy
clone that did a great amount of dam
age to property, many buildings being
unroofed nnd twisted from their foun
dations. Several persons nt different
places were reported killed or fatally
injured. Railroads in tlio state wcro
also badly damaged by the heavy rains
which follow ed.
At the Broadway Athletic club at
New Y,ork on the 27th Paddy Purtell,
of Kansas City, Mo., nnd Dick O'Brien
started in for a 20-round bout, but in
tho seventh round O'Brien sent Purtell
to the floor and the police stopped the
fight and tho referee declared O'Brien
Two bills have been introduced into
the New York legislature to establish
the state of Manhattan, including
within its boundaries the territory of
tho greater city of New York.
The steamer Olive, which arrivca at
New York on tho 28th, brought 1,119
Italians, the largest number of immi
grants brought to that port by anyone
steamer this season.
Lee Pon, grand recorder of tho
Chinese freemasons in America, was
burled at St. Louis on the 28th. His
obsequies provided entertainment for
8,000 people and scared more horses
than the police havo any record of.
A call has been issued for a national
good citizens' convention, to bo held ut
Nashville, Tenn., on May 18-20, to dis
cuss matters relating to the many
evils of the day, such as crimes, Sab
bath desecration, intemperance, dis
honesty, poverty, etc. Tho signers of
the call aro from every state In tho
Mrs. MAitoAitET Preston,-the well-
known writer of southern wnr poetry,
died at Baltimore, Md., on the 28th.
A fire occurred at Portsmouth, va.,
on the 23th, maklnir 50 families home
less and causing $100,000 damage
IN SPECIAL SESSION.
The Fifty-Fifth Congress Assemble tn Re
sponse la Fretldent McKlnlcj's Procla
mation. The senate on tho 23d pissed a resolution to
Investigate the operation of the civil service
law. Senator Deny (Ark.) secured the adop
tion of a resolution for the purchase of 1,000
tents for the use of the flood sufferers. "Sena
tor Turple (Ind.) spoke at considerable length
In advocacy of tho election of United Statea
senators by popular vote. A bill was passed to
establish the official survey of certain lands In
Nebraska. On motion of Senator Hoar (Mass.)
the bankruptcy bill was made the unfinished
business thus giving it the right of way after
two o'clock In tho afternoon dally. Senator
Pettlgrevr (S. D ) called up the bill to amend
the act repealing the timber laws and It was
passed and a constitutional amendment to
make April 30 inauguration day was Introduced
by Senator Hoar (Mass.) and referred to the
committee on elections . . . The day In the house
was mostly taken up in listening to speeches on
the tariff bill, Messrs. Gibson (Tenn.) Doclery
(Ma), Newland (Nev.), Dolllver (la.) and
several others giving their views on tho meas
ure. Mr. Howe (N. Y.) introduced a bill to
compel respectful treatment of the United
States flag by government employes.
The senate's session on the 2'th lasted only
half an hour and no business was done beyond
the introduction of bills. Among these was one
by Senator Allen (Neb.) to repeal the civil serv
ice law and to do away with educational test
as a preliminary to entering the public service.
Senator Hoar (Mass.) presented a bill prohibit
ing ltascopo exhibitions of prize flj,bU in the
District of Columbia and the territories and
forbid Jlng tho shipment of plcturts for these ex
hibits by mall or through any Interstate means.
The cxccullt e session was devoted to consider
ing the Anglo-American treaty. ...The house
listened to speeches on the tariff bill nt both
tho day nnd night sessions. Mr Ilrownlow
(Tenn) introducduccd a bill establishing a de
partment of commerce, labor and manufactures.
Its head to be a cabinet office, and providing for
tbo necessary clerical force.
IN the senate on the 2Sth the Torrcy bank
ruptcy bill was read at length and Senator Nel
son (Minn.) offered a Kubtltute, differing In a
number of pirtlculars from the committee MIL
There was no debate on the subject The
amended credentials of John W. Henderson,
appointed by the gocrnor of Florida to Mr.
Call's scat, wero referred to the elections com
mittee. Tho senate then went Into cxccutli e
sessions for two hours on the arbitration
treaty. ...In the house the four daj s general
debate on the tariff bill was closed at night and
the five-minute rule entered Into force. Messrs.
Simpson and Curtis (Kan.) and DcArmond (Mo.)
were among those who made speeches on the
subject. Mr. Callahan (Ok.) Introduced two
bills. One Is to authorize persons who bao
made homestead entries In Oklahoma to com
plete their entries of 1W acres, where they
were unablo to do so by reason of the fact that
their lands were surrounded by Indian allot
ments. The other is to enable the citizens'
band of Pottawatomie Indians to obuiin patent
to their lands.
A nitlEr discussion of civil sen Ice rules oc
curred In the scnato on the Soth, Senator Oal
Itnger (N. IL) showing that the commission re
quired applicants for typesetters to be able to
hop on one foot for 12 feet. A resolution was
adopted asking the president for Information
as to the death of two American sailors In
Cuba; also resolutions asking Attorney-General
McKenna for Information of any propo
sition to sell tho Union Pacific railroad.
Among the bills Introduced was one Imposing
a penalty on companies charging passengers
more than threo cents n mile for transporting
them through the territory of tho fire civilized
tribes. Another bill authorized the president
to employ Idle men in the construction of pub
lte works. The arbitration treaty was taken
up In the cxecutlt o session. ...In the house tho
tariff bill was thrown open for amendment un
der tho fUe-mlnutc rule, but during seven
hours of work only nine" pages of the (U pages
of the bill wero disposed of. All the amend
ments offered by the democrats were rejected.
A PLACE FOR WARNER.
It Is Said That Ho V. 111 Succeed ISlIis M
Secretary of the Interior.
Washington, March 20. From a
source close to the administration
comes a piece of news that w ill be read
with interest in the west It is ex
pected that changes will occur in high
administration circles which will land
Maj. William Warner in the oiiice of
secretary of the interior within six
months. Friends of Secretary Bliss
say that the New Yorker w ill not servo
for the full period of his appointment,
He accepted the assignment us a per-
MAJ. WILLIAM WARNER.
sonal compliment to himself, after
burying serious scruples, but gave tho
president to understand that he could
not serve out the four years of
the administration, owing to his per
sonal business interests in New York.
According to tho story as told to a
press correspondent, the president said
lie had fixed on Maj. Warner to suc
ceed Bliss as soon as Justice Field re
tired from tho supreme bench. When
that came to pass Attorney-General
OlcKenna would go upon the bench;
Stewart L. Woodford, of New York,
would be mado attorney-general, and
Maj. Warner would be appointed sec
retary of the interior.
Formnn Will Rrtnln n Place.
Wasiiinoton, March 20. William a
Forman, tho Illinois gold democrat,
who was appointed commissioner of
internal revenue by President Cleve
land last Nqvcmber, will be succeeded
in a few days by N. B. Scott, of West
Virginia. Mr. Forman, however, will
get a good appointment probably the
position of United States treasurer.
No-To-mc for Flftr Cents).
Over 400,000-urcl. Why not IctNo-To-Bae
regulate or remove your desire lor tobacco?
aes money, makes health nnd manhood.
Cure guaranteed, C0c nnd 1.00,nll drug-niU.
Many are willing to wound with a word
who dare not strike a blow. N. Y. Weekly.
A crutch is used for sprains. Use St.
Jacobs Oil instead; it cures.
Bun riot in the blood in the Spring. Hood's
SarsaparlUa expels every trace of humor.
ehes a good appetite and tones up the system.
All druggists, fl, six for B. Get only Hood's.
Hond' Pill; ru.ro ,lver ul: e"T
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i and health making;
arc included in the
making of HIRES
Uootbecr. The prepa
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of importance in a million
well regulated homes.
is full of good health.
ing, satisfying. Put
some up today and
have it ready to put
down whenever you're
Made only by The
Charles E. Hires Co.,
Philadelphia. A pack
age makes 5 gallons.
The success of the Waverley
Bicycle in '96 places it at the
head of the leaders for '97.
This year we produce a new
and expensively made wheel,
equipped with the only per
fect bearings yet made $100
Last year's famous model,
greatly Improved, has been
reduced to $60. The savins
is la the cost of machinery.
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