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BAXTER SPRINGS NEWS.
M. H. CARDNER, Publisher. BAXTER srmxGS. KANSAS THE WORLD AT LARGE. Summary of the) Dally News. CONGKESSIOXAU IX tha Senate oa the 2lit Mr. iMatnb'e reso lutlon In regard to tha sale and drinking of llquora la tha Capitol building again wont -oyer. The Tariff bill was thee taken up and considered on til adlonrnmont....At the ex Slratlon of the morning hour the Home . proceeded to tha oonaidaratlon of the bill defining lard, which waa debated until re ea At the awning aeaaloa pension bills were considered. lit tha Senate oa the ttd tha Tariff bill waa farther discussed until the lead oro para graph was reached wbea the fenate ad' journed....lhe House agreed to the confer ace report oa the bill tor an Increase of the olerloal force la the Pension Office, and die agreed to tha Senate amendments to the Hirer and Harbor bllL No other business of Importance waa transacted. . lu Senate oa the tSd transacted no bosl aaaa. Resolutions of respect were offered to tha lata Senator Beck, eulogloa dellvorod by Senators Blackburn, Ingalla. Carlisle Xvarta, riumb. Vest and others, and the Senate adjourned. ...After routine business la the 'Hons the Lard bill was taken np and a lively debate ensued. When a Tote waa finally reached on tha passage of the bill the result waa yeas. 111; nays, 40 no Quorum. The House then adjourned. Ix the Senate on the 39th when the Tariff bill was taken np Senator Aldrich asked unanimous consent to fix a dute for closing debate on the bill and taking a vote Sena . tor Gorman, on behalf of the Democrats, vir tually agreed with Mr. Aldrich, and ex pressed a willingness to enter Into some mutual agreement, but Senator riumb hold that the- Tariff bill waa of toe great Importance to be hurried through and objected to the present consideration of the matter of limitation of debate, and it went over. he lead ore paragraph of the Tariff bill Wat dlscuaaod at length, and after ap pointing a committee to attend the funeral of Representative iWataon, the Sonate ad journed.... The conference report on the Sundry Civil bill was agreed to In tlio House. Mr. O'Neill annoonoed the audden death of Representative Watson, of Pennsylvania, and offered reaolutions, which were adopted. A committee was,. appointed to attend the funeral and the Uonse adjourned. TBI Senate on the 20th agreed, by unani mous conaent, to the memorandum of ben ator Aldrich in regard to limitation of de bate on the Tariff bill. The conference re port on the Sundry Civil bill brought out a long discussion bat was finally agreed to and tha Tariff bill resumed, the lead ore para graph being under consideration. Senator Plumb's amendment to reduce the duty on lead ore waa rejected, Mr. Plumb being tha only Republican who voted for reduction. Tba sugar schedule was reached and the Senate adjourned. ...The House spent the entire day In lllllbustering on the Lard bliL Much contusion prevailed, and all effort to sea u re a quorum having failed, the House finally adjourned.' - WASHINGTON NOTES. Secretary Noble does not approve of Congress affirming the) lea8&B of the Choctaw Coal & Railway Company with Individual Indians in the Nation, a hill for whioh is pending-. The amount of silver offered to the Government on the 25th was, 1,012, 000 ounces. The amount purchased was 450,000. ounces, as follows: Two bun dred thousand ounces at 81.105, 100,000 ounces-at SI. 197 4 and 150 ounces at 8L197 8. The Senate Committee on Postal Af fairs has decided to make the bill to ex tend the free delivery system apply to cities of .6,000 inhabitants, or to cities where. the' postal receipts' amount to 15,000. Is view of the fact that a list of the several States and Territories together with what purported to be their re spective populations has boeta published and accredited to the Associated Press, Mr. Porter, the Superintendent of Cen sus, desires, it stated that no such list has been : furnished to or sent out by the Associated Press and that such pub lication is unauthorized. Tax total count of the' population of the State of Idaho as made by the On sus Bureau is 84,229. . In 18S0 the popu lation W4S 32,010. " '; ' TUE east. t ; . Trnc wSiyoTof Boston has 'called for memorial expression on John Boyle O'Reilly's death for September 2. Durt50 a storm at Philadelphia the walls of the street car stables of the Twelfth Street Passenger Railway Com pany .fell in. Five men and twenty horses were killed. Several persons were also seriously hurt Ms. . Wkii'B refused the offer of the State Board of Arbitration to consider tha New" York Central strike. Powderly accepted it on behalf of the strikers. Judge Beach has entered an order in the Supreme Court at New York discon tinuing the action brought by Colonel William Dudley to recover damages from George Jones, treasurer of the Times Publishing Company, for alleged libel in publishing the alleged "blocks of five" letter. The order was entered by consent of counsel At Whltestone, near New York, a boating. party of three men and three women wh upeoi vuij uuo. wuiuau was rescfaed. t A terrible accident happened on the privity railway at Reading, Pa.; on. the 21, ' 'Alter a ear containing eighteen Y&sseners had been pulled. to the top it suddenly started down, going at eighty miles an hour and dashing over an emLwtiment Four persons were killed and the rest were seriously in jured. ' . The remains of the late John Erics son, the investor, were conveyed to the United" States warship Baltimore at Kew York on the 23d for shipment to Europe. . .The occasion was rendered memorable by a demonstration of army and navy forces and Swedish societies. The yardmen of the Delaware & Ilud- son struck at Albany, N. Y., on the 23d, refusing to receive or deliver New York Central freight Tiie machinists on a strike at tho Na tional tube works, McKeesport Pa., to the number of over one hundred, have been notified to remove their tools and oonaider themselves discharged. Rhode Island's population, 845,343; Increase 08,813, or 24.88 per oent THE WEST. BAitxru & I5AH.KY 8 circus train was wrecked at Shelbyville, on the Grand Rapids & Indiana railway, by tho break ing of a drawbar. Martin Foley, of St Louis, was killed and two others badly hurt Asa Elms, collector of internal rev enue of California under President Cleveland, died at Fresno, CaL, recently. Charles Seiddkll, employed at the Dupont powder works, four miles be yond Blue Island a small suburban town of Chicago, was trying to open a can of powder with a file when an ex plosion followed by which ho was killed, three others fatally and twelve severely injured. The building was wrockod, Paia Alto trotted a mile at Chicago on the 22d in 2:13. The engineers, firemen and brakemen at tho Union stock yards, Chicago, struck for higher wages on the 23d. Much inconvenience was caused to the packing houses, etc. The "Blue Grass Palace" was opened at Creston, Iowa, on tho 21st by Gov crnor Boies. Silcott, defaulting ex-sergeant-at- arms, is thought to be in Colorado. The Banna wagon works at Peoria, 111., were destroyed by fire the other night Loss, 850,000; insurance, $40,000. Holzhay, the notorious bandit of the northern woods, was found lying in his cell at Marquette, Mich., unconscious from loss of blood, he having severed the arteries of his wrist with a slivor of tin from a slop bucket His scalp on top of the head was also reduced to a pulp from attempts to dash out his brains. A LAitfiE number of people are desti tute in tho Iowa district recently rav aged by haiL II. M. Johnson, the noted sprint run ner, died at san rrancisco oi inflamma tion of the bowels. He was twenty seven years old and a native of St Louis, where he leaves a wife and two children. Mount Booosivo, Alaska, is in erup tion. It is said to be a grand eruption. Complete returns from the Choctaw Gubernatorial elect'on held August 0 show that J. W. N. Jones received 1,700 votes and B. T. Smallwood 1.49S a ma jority of 292 for Jones. Governor Small- wood is rather sore. He claims that a revised count will give him a majority. The Republicans of the Fourth Cali fornia' district have renominated Con gressman Morrow by acclamation. He positively declines the honor. Coxmikssman Di'nnell has been re nominated by the Republicans of the First Minnesota district McVickeu's Theater, Chicago, was destroyed by fire on the 2Gth. Loss, 200,000; insurance, 8100,000. Suspected incendiarism. XUE SOUTH. John Hexderson, who murdered Gil bert Satterwhite, a prominent white farmer near Midland, Ky., was taken from jail by a mob and strung up to a tree in the edge of town. He confessed tbo killing, but he said be did not know why he did it A tornado went through Mason County, Tex., recently, demolishing buildings and killing cattle. No per sons were killed. Prof. Frederick Eexrt Hedges, D. D., LL. D., professor of German, whose name for a number of years has headed the list of officers of Harvard Universi ty by reason of seniority, died recently, aged eighty-five. The mountain desperado, Joo Dama ron, a ringleader in the French-Ever- solo war of Kentucky, has been captured and is in the Perry County jalL George Early and Bird Woods, two of the four negroes accused of setting fire to Rocky Mount, Va., were executed in that town on the 22d. The other two, Annie Woods and William Brown, will be banged September 0. Devocratr of the Fifth district on the 800th ballot nominated J. H. Beman, of Mississippi, for Congress. . The Democratic Congressional con vention at Palestine, Tex., on the 533d ballot nominated John B. Long for Con gress. Three bricklayers wero fatally and four other men badly hurt by the fall of a scaffolding sixty-five feet down a fur nace stack in Baltimore, Md. The negroes of Mississippi will send a committee of three to Oklahoma Ter ritory to investigate and report the prospects of that country, and if a satis factory report is made over 800 will emi grate at once. A freight train on the Norfolk A Western railroad was thrown from the track near Radford, Va., by striking a cow and the engine and nine cars feU on top of a number of shanties below, occupied by Italian railroad laborers. ( The cars crashed through the shanties, creating the utmost consternation and confusion. Four men were killed. GENERAL. Is the canton of Vaud, Switzerland, recently, a cyclone occasioned groat damage and the loss of 150 lives. The British war ship Buzzard has ar rived in Canada from Jamaica with nineteen cases of yellow fever on board. One of the crew died. Five are still prostrated with the fever, but the other thirteen have recovered. A DisrATCii to the London Daily News from Odessa says that in spite of pro tests the antl-Jowish ediot will be pro mulgated If October with a supplement justifying such repressive severity on the ground that it is intended to satisfy foreign opinion. The schooner Willie Irvino has been released at Souris, P. E. L One of the crew had sold a pair of boots on his own responsibility, a trifling violation of tho customs laws. Lir.iiTXixo wrecked a freight train near Maisan. Austria, and knocked tho guards sonseless. Bktweex twenty-flvo and forty houses were washed away at Juarez, Mex., by a cloudburst Both the railroad and street car tracks formed dams for the flood and many narrow escapes were made. Two persons wero drowned. Hexry M. Stanley's agent in Lon don declares that Stanley is far from be ing restored to porfect health. By tbo burning of the Queen's notel at Sundrldge, Ont, recently Thomas Pavis and Herbert Talbot wore burned to death and two others wero badly in jured. The Monltcur do Rome, referring to the many converts gained to tho Roman Catholic Church in England, declares that if tho work of conversion continues at the rate maintained for the last half century Catholicism will be dominant in England a century hence. The French Minister of War has issued a decree by which tho vlvandiere who used always to march in the van of tbo regiment is deprived of her uniform and is relegated to tho presidency of the canteen wagon, while the only distin guishing mark of her employment will bo a simple brass plate. There aro now eighteen thousand striking miners in Belgium. The price of flour in England has ad vanced four shillings and sixpence in the past month. The much-advertised chemical syndi cate of Europe has collapsed, the large merchants having withdrawn. While blowing up a pontoon bridge at Loogo, Russia, during military ma neuvers eleven soldiers were killed by a premature explosion. Ihe city of Perugia, Italy, and the surrounding country have been visited by a tornado. Four churches in the city were blown down and many houses were wrecked. A large number of per sons were injured. The commune of Citerna was devastated by the storm. Couxt Villaxova, accompanied by a guide and porters, recently started to make the ascent of Mont Blanc. Noth ing has been heard of the party since and it is feared all have perished. Four thousand cases of small-pox aro reported at Pernambuco. Tokay, Hungary, tho celebrated en trepot for the noted lokay wine, was seriously burned recently, only thirteen houses remaining. Ox the 1st of September the Missouri Pacific will inaugurate a. daily line of Pullman buffet sleepers running through from Kansas City to Memphis by way of Fort Smith, Arkansas City, Indian Ter ritory and Little Rock. CUE ULTKH'S. Disk Kirkxix and wife and Miss Bcllo Collins were drowned near Caldwoll, O., recently by the sudden rising of a creek, The United States ship Charleston has been ordered back to Honolulu to protect American interests in tho Ha' waiian islands. Tin? Ninth district Democratic Con' gresslonal convention at Temple, Tex., renominated Roger Q. Mills by acclama tion. The new United States war ship San Francisco on its first trial trip from Santa Barbara made an average of over 10! knots per hour in a four-hour run, The Second district of West Virginia Democrats have renominated William L. Wilson. Tkx cars and an engine of a New York Central fast freight were ruined and the engineer and fireman injured in a wreck near Fairport N. Y., the other night The situation in the Argentine Re public is reported to be improving daily, confidence in the Government being restored. Seven aldermen of Biddcford, Mo., have been arrested for connivance in violating United States Election laws. Tijk Adriatic has been swept by storm. Many vessels and their crows were lost A duel was fought near Bclfort. France, between Lieutenants MUlot and Barutik. Lieutenant Millot received a severe slash on the arm. Several large blood vessels were opened and the wound will probably prove fa tab Wisconsin Democrats have nominated George W. Peck, mayor of Milwaukee, for Governor. The resolutions espec ially denounced the Bennett Educa tional law. Colonel William A. Phillips, of Sa line, has been nominated for Congress by the Fifth Kansas Republicans in place of John A. Anderson. , Phillips was born at Paisley, Scotland, in 1830. The Farmers Congress in session at Council Bluffs, Iowa, voted to meet in Missouri next year. iDAno Democrats have nominated E. A. Sherwin, of Shoshone, for Secretary of Bute. Immense imports of certain lines of goods continue at New York in antici pation of tariff changes. Toe new count of the St Paul Pioneer Press building shows no persona living there. The first, or paddod, count enumerated 110. Mr Plcvb's resolution in the Sonata on the 27th concerning liquor in the Capitol was referred to the Committee on Kuies. . J. no Tans mil was wen further debated. The House took up the Lard bill again without result KANSAS STATE NEWS. AnouTtwo voars ago a man named C C. Pigg stopped at the farm of Nloh olas Weils, near Eudora, Douglas Coun tv. and talked Weils into trading him some live-stock that he had on his farm for a house and lot he had in an addi tion to Topeka, tho valuo of Wells' stock being 82,100, while Pigg gave the value of his roal estate as 80.000. Late ly Wells went to Topeka and found that the property he had traded for was not in Topeka, but was really unimproved land located about seven miles from that city, and Woils, thinking he had been deceived, had Pigg arroBtod for obtaining property undor false pre tenses. Pigg, in default of 81,500 bail, was penned in the jail at Lawrence to await trial The residence of J. H. Harrison, at Emporia, was destroyed by fire at four o clock the other morning. Ihe occu pants, Miss Sadio Hinkle and threo lit- tlo children, barely escaped with their lives, in their niirht clothes. Mr. Har rison and his wife wero absent and the children were loft in care of their aunt, Miss Hinkle. Loss, about 83, 500; partly insured.. A oirl named Carrie Perry recently attempted suicido at Wichita by taking morphine. Her story was that she ran away from her home in Ashland with a man named Carl Schwartz, who prom ised to marry her at Wichita, but instead ho took her to a house of ill repute, and after accomplishing her ruin deserted her. Tnr. Secretary of the State Board of Agriculture has issued a circular in which ho says: "Letters havo been re ceived at this office, mostly from West Central Kansas on the Union Pacific railroad, also from northwestern coun ties, representing that a large number of farmers in those sections must in some way be provided with wheat or they will have to abandon their farms." George Baker, a young nogro, was probably fatally injured by a Missouri Pacific train at Leavenworth the other night The farmers in the vicinity of Ed wardsvillo and Bonner Springs, who formed a syndicate for shipping pota toes to Chicago, have struck a bonanza this season. Their total shipments aggregated 8250,000. One farmer real ized 812,000 on his potatoes and another on patatocs and other produce, 820,500. The other night Policeman Brewer, of Wichita, arrested a man named Laven der for running a joint when his broth er knocked Brewer down with a heavy stick. Tho twain then kicked and clubbed their victim until they thought him dead, when they made their escape. Tub barn of J. G. Gross, east of Ed wardsvillo, was recently destroyed by an incendiary fire, including several tons of new hay and valuable farm ma' chinory. The Ness City sugar mill burned the otbor morning. It was tho largest sugar mill in the State and had a capacity of 300 tons dally. Tho machinery alone cost 8100,003 and tho total loss will reach 8153,009. It was insured for about S0, 000. Tho fire wa thought to bo of in cendiary origin, and as a rosult of the destruction of tho mill thousands of acres of cane almost matured will have to bo cut and used for feed. A bonus of sixty thousand dollars was voted by tho people and these bonds will have to be paid, while no benefit whatever will be realized thorefrom. Harvey Smith, of Mulvane, was fear fully injured by a vicious horse the other day. Smith went into the stable and closed the door when tho animal mado an attack upon him. There being no means of escape Smith fought the horso for nearly an hour, and finally secured a singletree, with which he killed the mad animal. The man was so badly bitten, kicked and stamped upon that his recovery was doubtful. Private Lyox, a soldier at Fort Leavenworth, cut his throat the other day because ho could not work out sat isfactory results in a mathematical problem. Ho failed at self destruction as completely as ho did in mathematics. Ax unknown colored man was struck by a train the other morning, on the Kansas City, Wyandotte &. Northwest ern road, near riper, and Instantly killed. A late west-bound Santa Fe express train had attached one of tho United States Fish Commission's special cars loaded with fish from the Illinois river and destinod for Kansas streams, There were about 8,000 fish in the car,. mostly black bass, some of them weighing as much as a pound. The other morning John N. Inslcy, a real estate dealer and assistant cashier of the Oskaloosa State Bank, committed suicide in his office at Oskaloosa by shooting himself. He was a brother of Colonel M. IL Insley, of Leavenworth. Business cares had unsettled his mind and be was temporarily insane. He leaves a wife and four children. Joe Davis, a coal miner, aged twenty years, was instantly killed at Osage City the other afternoon, while riding on a flat car, by being struck on the head by an apron on the shute of a shaft The Domocrats of the Second district have nominated J. B. Chapman, editor of the Fort Scott Tribune, for Congress. E IL Funston, of Allen, is the Repub lican nominee, and A. F. Allen, of Douglas, is the Alliance candidate. " The population of Wichita foots up 23,73 and that of Hutchison. 8,078. 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