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D,»ttof»Soted
Hoosler
II Terrell died al Indianap
tho H'ltil, »f
OOtlrtMril
Fallnxes
knk:
Tu
ptloll.
-one of th«* best known men in
!a national reputation and ac
lnriiio
1111
l"m"'Mary and adjutant gen
I'ml'T Vn. Urant's admin
"-hint assistant pimtm.ister t*n
nil" fruin that position ho was
-••nraii»*ut
at Indian he, and
.1 v um
i'l
bee/
sta tl
Whatl'VIM' happens
,i .• ipivted as ilrt after offects, and
..fuelingit lfti^iia!inn. Wlic'!.
i ,h Im-'Ii mvn is
.i
matter \\h.
r]u,u-h
there is a sujeo'ttnity
it ha*. 1'hose w ho havo the ii
(,•,,.wing situation ar« liv
S."I tli'--"- may pubii
k a i!- n't*r. bit? privately they do
i! mJidfiii- Hut ih sear" }. .
w.MiifHsof fright «'antio» I4
i rh. large operator* havo eonf ribir i
II omti'ibnuug to strengthen
i .- -hall know by about thu nd
Ii uil'Tl* w "taflll. At I Ifci'.'ll' W i
Northern PaciSc Prosperity.
I i.«!-
|,
nwry of»r«^oii says in rf»e N
iril'iiiif: "Do yon jjirtioo tin* lar^i tr.r
N'urtln'Mi Pan'rii"*' Wnen I c.t i
i F. lunary. rlit.- earnings wrtvi »:.
i r!i( -ding month I sta
ll that t!ie earnings in April
ItMi. 11 til'st eighteen days
v
c-tili att i have been
t'(i!
of
--on. An/, .ti .V "o
rJi.. JoliU H. ,J Hii".H. AlUOSIt til'* i*
kiout wctf the Northwe*n»m -Manti!
|u»i l'»r company of Htillwat««r. Mti
pE. Young ft. .,p| •,
JJd
Herirv*
]j jm. v j:
What 8emtor Sabia Bays.
orSaUn u:i u,
w»9 bpflieg.'d by |jllH!le-i
liji'mnulHtu-nif,i i,.w,.r, {[,
pgarilm^ the tiuuncial troub
i.cnU-rjiri^i^ wnb which h- it
Pnii tu wait until h« ban an oj
pttbctactd in
fliH
•liui'ii tlu Kt'publiean nartv, and u
Fru»
u
'inauciaUy into i c.
•iletchtr candidacy
Coenr D'Alene Xmpxaasions.
I'ostmaster of St P.wii, Is: ••.
'l ttip, pilrtsod lli'ill tile
4 Alt'lie luilje.i. Hi.
e lp«t
information that he
'luatt£
iVm0"^'1
J|.
laltn.
I
The niiow is gone at
iiltliough
Oil
'IN i'1.'
Ward Caught rish.
'dent r,sl,
,lork *»vh
of Ward:
"'milling by
t!lt
tin-
su[)pliurt,
r1 the
i'j,
Mii el
'«i
I ait ,,
of! wVva!1
oonrt Mud .1- .• to tho Polk -'iVi
awanlin^' }i'u,t tV,?(lanu^.rej ^r,uVa )"s
road coinpatu ap'tfale I i"1
and H.'t, iiii tin- i
war ho was Gov,
a
honn-.f-ad law T!
1
••ariinigfl wdl $],'• Ki,iMl, a el
|r, which will be Dili' of tin1 st moat
Kin Th- mad will earn bct\io'/i $
liS-lSl'i,•"»*,**' this v-ai, and
m'\t year. It will take ou,
... i Washington and Oi i*i .»n, b
Bp) tu Ditkota aiitl .Montana Air Ham
p-. :in- H- !f na Imnl. -r, tnid io- tliat innu
rtion {artn'i* with tiiui wili
liM)ton* of fri'iijht to tin? Nor?1 '*:i
[lW, fruin mines that w«ro w:. i
*JMire the oad w,h built,'"
a Vnk.
were K f.i- i".d •.
pti'dStates ivti:irf*d to
Ira|.Htt
i
Upfk emliiif th- lTth against
puir wf-k, and !•'•'', I an.I in m"
Hclif tit" ls^-j
S'J
Kiols
of banks, banker* r,
k during thi' past we
fork City -k Hatch, Hat-!i A I-"...
IL LaWfi.i (. I5.ii a!'
Isiriik:.", liurnham «V Co A. W I»
Ncisoti. liohinson
,1
citjc, Hs .,,
tliat Sevtmmr, Sabin t',.
ft amir:,, to take -u!-*• of everything, a.!
that
ther) ha been
anv iinpro'»'r
N»ftlie proceeds of the Sal--', of .,t,,
Iiia.b'ii poinieal, tlie senator is tnni
Iti.ar he l.as ni". ..r \p. eted .n
to n-taiu the eliairmaiishin of
r( ,,lut
h'e longer than until t!t n»e.
I m-Uiii-ago convention An 1 e\en 1:
I
!r,J
do «o, he intimate.- tha* b- i-
Ptiii!i- di-Mi-e to run h:s .ban.--
tirnicr the u+nv' I
1 New
I,..
and'*)!, i
im
A!«u: 7J j/-*r i'''ur. u.-ii-ibosti of tii
capital »w lt"«s 111an
foilowttij{ w.-re tin* import r--
"o H. Ha
|i. (mffi-e A Handle Jtiooklyn. AtLit.
Ni'naik. N. tin' Newark i
tii.'j P10-.T.in, F. A. Hauh'v V
M, J'a, U'hi-nov ,V Wli-.d.-rQ'h-.
Bl«a
juiik
St.
Joseph, Mo, StH'e
I ',! ut
w
I
1 m.'iV)1ries
'"iners expect that daily.
Jnollle
''fills to be the f.norife port of it'i v
'L.,.
ni:u
'.
v
the
tnoUII-
(1 1,1
,'l,
t',au,u*^-
""ei i.t
1
po^
c,„|i
111
h,
n
'hat, nnd'-r th.- I'nin-.i
tjii'onsih mil l, liiiiil,• it
thi) Polk c,int\ iun'i
1 SI I Ti-tury
of
central committee. His
il volume* of Indiana in the
i in is model of accuracy and
.'.•itributiou U» tho hwtory of th-
He Jfe* Tork Panic Ended.
iniinia! of Saturday tho 17th,
... i .l..i,ial outlook: "I'll" vioii'iiiwi of
i:H .Spoilt.
,Jl" L'"i('
,!"1''"^
''lairn
highway., n "f
lN'
SjEjSjSS
Hteader li'is o
a at
.11 1 IMS U„'|lt:,.
ail,( Ul U 1:illri)S,|sa
eripair. UlM.!, hit pli.pcM* HilOllt ll'lVUl'.
W')l
ld
Bankrupt Army Offlterl
W ,-', 1..
t« tnmg, h'-h-M astonisiauj/ t[
I'r"'"
u
1
li..
liaPiriim.-,
-nddenly, o
1
toinllv diSeci't •••juditioRH.
'"ic legmiejit
tiuu a
ha*
Ik
Iih
I
fi'ho j-a^t Hpvoral months Mr. Ward
-wilt. (I to J,
which he
il,:
i
If often quite jh dts»«r«e.
1'B roRiuMHit to erinje Eait as
If'lflllielit to Co "Whv
ionization asfajii
blefortlie W-,t,
tin- F.aoV'ru
-.r." said an i!d ariny u --if the
i,'Hne:it at Fort IP.ink. I k ..rdef-'d
i.ant -lav it Woilld bankilt jt otti"er in
'oxter. F.s- -l y one of them had ,-oijie lo.al
'h!ne inr niiiknii,' liioiii-y fa mi. or a mine,
or a herd of cattle, or ,-Minn-thin^ that they could
not }t\e tip Hjthont itrt-at In** Fioui time in.
i"i!ii)'i.il arniv nrti.-i hav- alw.ivs Join a
tt'e tsi-viev making a*ih«v w«-tit along out oil
i plains. Tai
•tilt oti a tow
-ntg.-on fro) a
ir*, and aft'-rw
i more than •$.0,000
'ii ca-e-v Mo
'•en loag 111 t!
I'n Igi- 'tty, Kan. 'i'hat
icii.-lia-' by ui artuv
1 fur a few i
1' in h'l *, 1,1 ,|".
Id bv tiie army surge..
That's one of nmuei
of til-it,' offiivi'!* who havfl
We-t. wilf.-,. liav tfl!^
all,
•nt d.iv.
'Ul-'
Uf
Epitome of Late Telegrams.
Ma -pie .-1 i- iaid iv- ,J jth«
•no of iejina!i ban accepted tin
from the pr l.-ncy "i
Hii -a.'. is lot.'tiitiier.
F.llgkliie
(Udolph
(•hanm..
,f j},(.
iiti'I*
the frau ...t. .jill
I'.iiaiiiiii.tiiMv re.
itial CoUifnativf
piu^lias*
,i li l*i in
thi
'lut
i., to-iya--
!'. ., ri.. adelpl»t I. Uer,
•««d Sargent a« r:»t"d Hfate.s minrstej
Mnckh-. the jiaper says, wan Alsatiai
but peso!ially grateful to Bismarck,
.-! i rian, from l.iv fot
1 1 Tlmr-iday thfl
•ar Light islam!. A., tltt?
I'he lliyriait went ashore
*.'th, t»« ar aj
.-op.le were s
i
unng a riuch
hi hv
yi' lb- rtl.SO detliei C\jdicjtV i t'
•s"
w
hoik's finuiel.ii tt i
Nlie struck a rock wit)
vre'V ktto.-fciiiga iarge hole in,her bow
tie* water mark- 'I'he foreeotupa-rt
*gan to mi. inning the night th" sea
,, til- 1-ss,.) oiled Oil be!" side aUli
i
lU
Whell
i ceeded.
u la a
1
X'
'ite
her advanced than in Mm-
t-.r i.i "1
u,|
'.
v
9: o.i*k
the valleys the
«b-ligliffni. Thi'ie has been no
\l»'.'*ed
Until
October.
'f|U!'1
,art
biaeing and has tii it
ul ""M
Ul|
onlv
i ioin
'.wi *'"Hiore. -The doctor ,s very
'h" tct-tle in the KocUies and
ill
nv,,r ,f ifl v
%n, 0
a a v
ai
i s n o n s i
The
I Hupiiosi'd that
lie ^aniilVj or the friends of tin
might havn Home Mueh contracts,
'tr e*v
a
Hood thing to get con-
su
0f
.I
Pldies, and mentioned 1
:l
"d thought they were
'-"f Mr. Chaffee's son in-law 1
i"l«*tlii 'l
1 1 MlM
J' !lx'li
I a 111 now satislicd
1111
s
ot
-atea of
furnished to the
a
In,' fi'il that tiioir friend
«t|,,1U.W
,l
[)i-ciall
"v olition and myth,
•nam,, had any kind of contract. I
!', "."
w
*'"H. (irant knew anything!
Jtlijtc "'lore disclosures did!
[Ml-
ur
*'rant'M friends might have 1
•r'M-oii".!H °r'l"otunity Mr Ward I
ailviu.o one occasion that 1 I now
'iito 1
'.
-v
having brought the
l.relations With lis, He re
"'fcttcr ol thttrte coiitidentri! .. o'l
l^tSupr.J.Court
^l'l'Mll,
'"ti,,...
1
I 1 •1tlg^
'..ink at baiiort ', Iowa, wa- caused 1 y tiiu nis-
i.iiisioti of Ionue], Law-oil A- Miuj^on in New
V uk uho had between and SV
v, will be surprised.
1
»l
•s -iring's moil- v, th. v ha^ng heen his cones.
j.
1..:1r ]lis capital was and it is 1
i.,I -ed lie has been doing a good bll-incss. Tit
i a s }jad a large amount ..I nece "t deposit
tome depositor hawn 1- 3],'*K« itb
liitn.
S-i,(**)to day 1* beingfa' s
ut..
have yet been
s
in the
lllilleii
go from Spukaii" and
14
s discnssitig a .plan to apprftj'
.tie the t*»th anniversary of
landing of !sir Walti Kal'-igh's ,.\]i.n nit
j-,111i 1 in on lioanoka island on the nth ot .In
tV-xt Senator Noith Carolina i* «r
mgtiie niatter, and wants congress to appr
ro eiinimemorate
thi-* th" tiVst
rain
'I'll.' Veg-i
111.'
on virgin soil.
An outrageous sc.." :n
high in un
I i
^umineiise deal of «,„,d.
lanuiiig
Anglo American
colony upon tl
American shores', and to erect a monument 01
tl,e .spot where -M V\ai'ei
!ns£ k,lU
a^1
j,,. cemerery 111 Jt .ckford. III. The burial of
M'kc liinoi-s was 111 progi'ess. when his hro-
Ti.oi.M-, •••''ii-" the
mo
,st
tilled out a kniteand cotiimeiic"d .P'J
11 n
'),e silver plate, saving he had furni.s u-d it an.,
iiitell. i'
all
1
..
the
Iowa jeinteniiaiy
at
Fort
Ma.liso.ropencd on Wednesday, the Hth for
th" exit, after eight years of penitentiary life,
1 liciit'i* who 1110
i
I
K" heen of advantage to
rs'te
|. 5(,.Na!..:ir3, 11. Hi.-r.i.uo-. ,.f I" ..UK.»
I J. in Ihis colllltV, It is Mil-posed tha.
1
uife ha\e genu to Dakota, wh-iv-
rim
Su- William Knglish home socre-
,rv has again leeii nervous over information
whn'-h the police claim to
'rr?
Daciaion.
"ii oj' miii .-.
'ta 11 11*lered U
of tb,. i ,l luv. A Laknof
i'tupany vs Andrew stare,
'^""•aihoud
c"tiiity
'i'j,,.
ri4
,,„",,„.i.»i-.»..-
iiroad company
througU the farm of Si'ii"
l^|l„
,..",',itiy
"Vi":!'"' v. S.-.aian.l JU..I .|. !. -»iv,.»
,i„ II. 1 I*. 11.•.1111 II..- l..l.ly ''I
I»1K»T\ \H»S \0TES.
Tlie Dakota Democrats.
"if Ib ii. .••!•,itio convent .?i
1 1
af,J4citf*iJ
th.:i
f^v.-r ,,f A«khl-s v,ii. .r'r.'v^1w*n,,"t"
U a s o n e
•'uthusiahtw ones ovt-r held in Dakotn.
nil the ennatips w«n rt'pro.sentnl
lull deU'^ratos, and it was apparent
in the start that tlie dprnocrai-v felt
blf 111,1
.v'*nr 1 S^4 was tu lw the sin
ul one. W. T. Love of Beadle
,'otuity
W!iH
titay ot
1
j#y. Fur
w a n i
y
leriiw of t-xcliangei of .-.tationu
*n ri-gi!n..»N in th« w.-^r H- lwli-v.- o-tl
the «4u, i -I,,,
•',« slujuld ra
-A-tiii-iu'e nii-aiiH a ^ri-a» .lea! r,
-i '. in-1 On,-Ji:U i.o,.,!
ii p.it—Fort MaHenrv
'Xaniple. It has taken root.
'j1
VV!.V
little warning, il
1 U'liaM frtnutrv
i:i.*t out th
oitin-' life Iim]i-1
b)
nifi'le temporarv chairman
''en ere F.-l,ert of Fargo and (,'.
'''He, siect't'tarifs. 1
he following
-onnnittet'rt
were then appointed, attar
^'hich the 0invention took a recess 1111*
til 2 nVloek:
Credential*. Chairman, M. H. Dav
ft Hun Human Fii^t district. Fred K.
•Stearns of i'eiinin^ton: Second, H.
rice of Hyde, Moris Taylor of Yank
ton, I Iiird, 1). M. Kelleajiher of Stnts
iiian, M. Met'oruiick of (irand
ork-s I- onrth. (ieoroe Henry of Brook
Kennedy of Turner,
1'ernmuent )r-jraui/atii»i t'hairiuan.
H. Harris. Sankton First distriet,
I. ]'.. Stearns, Penninoton. and .1. W.
juicers. ('uster Seemui, .Tame.-, H.
I'fister, Javidson, and J. Haines,
Htiohes: 'Ihird,
i\
I J'ratt., (rrainl*
l''»rks. and ('. F. Smith Fourth. K. .T,
Smitli, Minnehaha, and F. Zimmer
man, Kintfshnrv.
Ixi suiiitioiis -Chairman, Mr. Duncan
First district, J. F. Watson. ,1. \Y. Uo^-
Jrs
Mutit r-1 :«ies into
Second. Mr. Adams Edmunds,
Ii. I\ Haver, Sully Tliird. \Y. ,1.
(ioodrich, Stutsman, ('. J. Holleniback.
I.Surleiolj Fonrtli. ]•]. (». Wright, Min
nehalia, F. (r. Hale. Ijineoln.
Atter reee-s the committee on per
manent organization rejorted the fol
luwiuofur permanent oftii i-. and the
ivpnrt \t as adopted
Chairman, James S. Foster of David
sun lirst vice president. H. td'Neil
Cass .second viee president. E, (».
Smitli of Minnehaha ?*ecret iry, Capt.
lieoi'fjc F.hert of ass assistant secre
taries, .faculi (i id1 icrt of Minnehaha and
II. Fulton of (irand Forks.
Six candidates were named foi le
gates the Cliicajgo convention, ami
resulted in a victory for F. M. Zieliaeh
of I»on Homtno. and Maj. MeCurniick
•f (Irand Forks as alternate, Fred
Stearns of I'ennino-tou was chosen.
A Bout With Road Agents.
I'ayma.stej- WJiijijile and escort were
attacked hy road agents 011 tin4 14th.
md., between (ilendive and linl'ord.
Serjeant Conrad of Trooj) F, Seventh
•avalry, Avas killed, and two men wound
ed. The iyin i.tter".s mules were
frightened Lv the tiring and ran away
witJi his ambulance, and thereby saved
his government
funds.
Burned by Incendiaries.
Grand Folks Special O11 the 14th
mst., lice was .set Ui the stables of tliti
Commercial hotel, but bein^ soon dis
covered was extinguished without loss.
An hour later fhmios were seen issuing
from the stable of the Schurmeier \Yat»
011 company. Two tine horses, owned
bv John Evans, their agent, who was
aliM'iit from the city, peri-died, and
about two hundred bushels of seed
wheat ami oats were destroyed. Great
indignation prevails at tiie.-f raids of
ewl doei's. and if tie ', a!-- caught it will
go hard with them.
-^r
Inquest in the Cullings Case.
Ashtoii, Special: The coroner's 1:1
.jnest over the body of William Cullings
1 not "Cullen"', found in the river a few
miles above here have concluded its inves
tigations. There were several bruises
upon the head. indicating that
he had been struck with sotnc instru
ment. although hi skull wa not brok
en. Thomas had acted strangely since
the disappearance of Cullings, but
seemed in no hurry to leave. Some re
marks he made tend very strongly to
fasten the guilt upon him. On one oc
cassiun. when he was asked what he
thought had become of Cullings, he
stated, "You may tind the damned cusa
in the river." It was on the 1 Oth iust.
that Thomas left with his family for Ar
kansas. The verdict of the -loner's
jury was
That Cullings came to his death by
violent im-ans. and believed to be mur
dered
by ,-ome person to the jury un
known but from the testimony suspi
cion rested strongly upon said James
|5. Thomas.
Coroner lleed at once i^suo-1 a war
rant for the arrest, of Thomas.
A Handy Boy.
Jiistuarck Tribune: Mr. White.who
lives on the reservation south of the
citv. was startled Sunday morning by
finding the corpse of a man on the
cand hills about fifteen miles smith of
the citv. On investigation it was found
that on Friday last, while Treasurer
Anderson, of the school district in that
ideality, was in the city,
lie
drew $H00
for the construction of a school building
and deposited it in one of the banks of
that citv. While awav from his home,
where he left hi- wife and little boy,
two men of suspicious appearance
called
at. the
liouse
and dem.-inded en­
trance. which was refused by Mrs.
Anderson.
The door was
closed
and lucked, but
il,,.
intruders
succeeded
parth
requested that
in prying it
open mid. pointing revolvers in
tlie opening, said they had come for
what money there was in the house,
and
il In* handed over.
The little sou. with commendable pluck,
^nil-bed the .•shotgun, which was loaded,
•'•id. dis.-harged its eon tents into the
right breast and shoulder
of
one
of
the robbers, and was about to give the
other vagrant a dose of lead, when his
mother prevented him. The wounded
man fell into the arms of his chum,
who made his escape without ceremony,
taking the lead-burdened comrade with
him. Tt is believed that the body found
is toat of the man who \uis sh 1* the
bov,
Dakota Territorial News.
At Flandraii. Sh^ntl' Cogley arrested
S. Christiunson, charged with killing N.
Jensen. Cristianson had w hipped .1 on
sen's dog, whereupon Jensen, his wife
and son attaeted Christianson. who,
with a club taken from Mrs. Jensen,
struck Jensen on his head, causing his
death.
I'he people of Lisbon have been agi
tated over the license question.
The body of Mrs. Alton, who was
drowned in the Pipe Stone near fili
gree about a month ago, was found near
ly half a mile below where the accident
happened.
Charles 2. White committed suicide
at Deadwood with a shotgun while tem
porarily insane-
The following is the last ol a series of
resolutions adopted by the farmers of
Spink county: llesolved, tliat we con
demn the law relating to the taxation of
railroad property passe.l by the fifteenth
legislative assembly, as
being hi
conflict
with the organic act and unjust by dis
criminating in favor of railroads, and
we request the ne\t assembly to repeal
said law. thereby placing railroad prop
erty ei
the same I.Md with other
ert y.
prop-
Hutler B. Strang, formerly marshal
of Dakota, committed suicide at his
home in West field, Teega Co.. Pa. He
arose early, dressed himself, and wa.j
making his toilet in the presence of his
wife and son lienjamin, when, without
attracting their attention, he took a re
volver he had from a drawer, and
lodged a bullet in his brain. He did
not speak after the shot. His pro
tracted illness, without hope of recov
ery, was undoubtedly the cause of the
action, as the coroner's jury found.
Orders have been issued by Gen
Terry directing the transfer from Camj
Poplar lliver to Standing Kock agency
of siv lodges of I'ricpapa Sioux, who
surrendered to Cant. Head hist wintei
and have been held at Poplar lliver as
prisoners of war. These Indians claim
to belong to Sitting Hull's band and go
to tha agency to !.-• incorporated there
in.
The Manitoba load has closed con
tracts for two elevators of ."0,000 bush
els capacity each, to be built at Devil s'
Lake this summer by two dilVerent
eompinies.
W. W. Whitney was found dead 01,
his claim near Dakota, Nelson county.
The menibi rs of grand lodge of the
Ma tonic fraternity will meet in annual
conclave at Aberdeeen, June 10.
Thirty habitual drunk.ird- an- posted
in Siouz Falls saloons.
Alice D'Estelle. a dansejise at Graml
Forks, died of congestion of the brain.
She was very popular among the
\arietv fraternity, and shunned vice and
dissipation.
An Indian school is to be established
at Lo lleaii by Piishop Hare, ten acres
of ground haung been donated by Mr.
Snipes of that place.
At Flamlreau, S. Christianson was
jailed for murder.
E. M. Burr, an alleged Steele, Dak.,
forger, was arrested at St. Paul.
William Cullen of Ashton, was found
^jurdered. and Jair.es Thomas, suspect
ed of the crime, has fled to Arkansas.
Gov. Ordway has appointed a mili
tary staft' as follows Thomas Free, of
Sioux Falls, adjutant general John H.
Dennis. Yankton, paymaster general:
William H. Parker, Deadwood, judge
advocate general Alexander Griggs,
Grand Forks, engineer-in-chief. Aides
decamp, with the lank of colonel: X.
Tynor of Fargo. Wilbur F. Steele of
Steele, Capt. W. Lucas of Chamber
lain. Cineinnatus W. Richardson of
Pierre, Frank J. Mead of Mandan,
Charles Richardson of Valley City.
Hyman. Reid. & Schornbling will
build a fifty-barrel oat meal mill at Par
ker. with a capacity for loO.OOO bushels
of oats and 40,000 bushels of corn a
year. Crops look remarkably well in
that vieinitv.
stolen from John
unity, a few nights
Five horses were
Staley of McLean
ago.
The Sioux commission has been auth
orized to uegoti ,te with the Sisseton,
Wahpeton and Yankton Indians for the
cession of portions of their reservation.-
to the United States. Tho house com
mittee on Indian affairs have informally
agreed to the {Sioux reservation bill.
The amendments to the senate bill art
not material, and will be no obstruction
to its passage. The friends of the mean
ure say they are willing to accept the
amendments, and are confident the bill
will go through the house and become
a law this session. The bill will be con
sidered in the house on the lilst, when
bills from the Indian affairs committee
will be the special order.
Congressional Gin Mills- An Odd
Character.
Washington Letter The Congres
sional gin mills are not quite so prov
able as the stationery business, the for
mer being run bv a Congressional bar
keeper who gets his rent free and fur
nishes his own material. As the house
gin mill is a very popular place with
strangers as well as hungry and tlnrstv
congressmen, there is a heap of 111 mey
in it. There is a peculiar fascination
for many people in the idea of sneaking
a drink of whisky in a teacup. Ladies
who would shudder at the thought of
going into a bar-room up town, think it
quite delightful. There was a very
nice temperance joint resolution put
through the senate at the beginning of
the session closing up both Congression
al gin mills and virtuously refusing per
mission to sell even malt liquors or
wine. The latter amendment was got
in by Fryc, Edmunds prepared the
resolution. Edmunds knew it would
never get through the house.
Well, it got over to the House, I be
lieve, if the messenger w ho bore it was
not met by Relford and murdered in the
crypt, and that is the last of it.
The vanity of the statement is re
markable. But it is not more ridicul
ously funny than the way it is played
upon. There is an old stock actor em
ployed in tho rooms of the Journal (det'k
of the House who is a character ever
entertaining. The bovs call him tho
"The Judge." He is a judge of rum.
He is a popular fellow. During the
Garfield fair a magnificent gold watch
was a prize to be voted for to the most
popular candidate for the Presi
dency. Grant, Hancock. Logan,
\kcl)o!iald, Sherman, Hlaine, ani a
dozen other popular statesmen were
running, their names and the votes cast
being displayed in a prominent place.
Some wag employed about the eapitol
wrote the. name of William Wiggins on
the board. The boys, seeing the humor
in the thing, began to boom Wiggins
against the field. It took a pretty stiff
vote to beat Grant, but Wiggins got
there, and now wears a splendin gold
watch inscribed to him by the Garfield
Fair Association as the most popular
candidate for President of the United
States. Wiggins is a very tine conver
sationalist. He met Colonel Morrison
the other day and extending his hand
said.
"Colonel Morrison, I have just been
reading your speech, and I wunt to say
it, is the best eti'ort-—in fact, the strong*
est array of facts I have yet seen."
"Thank you," replied Morrison, "Mr.
Wiggins, do you ever take anything?"
"1 do, "said Wiggins, promply, and
the Colonel and the Judge moved off to
the bar.
When they came out I saw a merry
twinkle in the Wiggins eye, indicating
that he had struck a new vein. I
watched him occasionally and saw him
approach Judge Kelley. when the fol
lowing dialogue occurred:
Judge Wiggins -.Judge, permit me to
•uugratulate you sir, 011 your speech.
It was a splendid eft'ort. Excuse me,
Judge, if I say that as long as 1 have
-mown you I never heard you do so well.
have just been reading it.
Judge Kellev Thank you. I think
up to my average. You are very
iind sir. By the way, 1 was about to
*0 in and take something. Will yon
pun me. or do you ever
Judge Wiggins -Oh, .sometimes
The Belle's Stratagem.
From the lie!:.. I Ye. Pies,.
I
lon't care if do. Thanks.
And the .Judges stroll oft' arm-in-arm.
4Vs, Wiggins is one of the finest couversa
ionalists I ever knew.
mm 9 mm*
Young Spoonogle never knows when
:r leave when he calls 011 a young lady.
He likes the sound of his own voice so
well that he talks on and on, while the
ooor girl
grows
light-headed with the
ax on her strength, and wishes the
nantelpieee of Elijah would fall on the
tiresome caller.
There is a young lady 011 Lafayette
avenue w ho made up her mind to give
Spoonogle a lesson. So, last Sunday
night, when he (tailed, she was as cor
li il as possible up to eleven o'clock.
Then, having had a four-volume history
Spoonogle'-. life, with an extended
leeount of his influence in politics and
usiness. she began to get dizzy and
•lave a ringing in her ears. At that mo
ment her young brother rushed into the
room and said "Pa wants the morning
paper, Sis!"
"Look in the vestibule, Willie," she
uiswered, gently. "I think I heard
the boy leaving them some hours ago."
Spoonogle never took the hint, but
Irawled on about the roller skating
rink, and w hat a figure he cut 011 skates.
I'he next interruption was from tho
head of the house, who entered brisklv
rubbing his hands.
"Good morning --good morning," he
said cheerily. "Ha! Spoonogle, you're
'jut early. Well, early birds,' etc. It'n
going to be a tine day, from present ap
pearances."
Spoonogle was dazed, but concluded
the (jjd man had been drinking, and sat
back fith a "come one, come all, this
rock shall Hv from its firm base as soon
is yours truly" air that was decided
and convincing.
A half hour passed and the mother
liurried in.
"Dear me, I'm late," she said as she
entered. *'1 snielled the coffee an hour
ago and knew breakfast was waiting,
but oh! Good morning, Mr. Spoon-1
1 1 r»
Then tiie sweet youth took the hint,
and. drawing himself together, he got
out into the hull ami opened the front
door just as the hired girl rung a bell
i.nd the Hinall boy yelled "Breakfast"
over the balustera.

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