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THE EEPUBLIC: WEDNESDAY. JAXUATCY 17, 1000.
TO-DAY'S NEWS IN BRIEF. Ill PINKS? iwum rates wer- :. to S per cent : fr rill and time loin- '":"-t"; ';' V premium W.I. 7-Vc -premium nsk.sl. Nc,w '" lcan-. par bid. -5- pr.mlun. ".-k '""- i.e.- premium bid iV premium :iked; - inm- 7 . . . i..... ..sl..sl I mil i. par in.-. iw i"""" I he Io.nl wheat market .i..s..d lone.- at .V- nsk.-d Jan. .rV.-'v' fked May. .. rsked July. T..'-f.i7I'.. No J rnl. -orti elo,. s-u.r at jV nominal Jat. . Ma. CVe---1 N" 2 while: oils -Io-..l at ..lye'jnii.. 2l-.i Ua. -,'" N" - At e'nlcago wheat .lo1 lower at .-ic. T...,mn.il Jan. (3'a4'"-V,.- Wd M.. "- July: . -. -i.. ,.t.l Jan . WiiisV.'- -. ., li- 1.1.1 Jnlv. ..at cloned al il'jc noni- li ! J.ui . US'.c Mji 1 i.e local mark.-: for stardurd tu. pork . t..i .1 steady ut JlDJi for old and at il... for new. prime steam lard losed steady at ifi-. chuico at a"... The local market for spot cotton closed .st. ady. Ir.M. AND SVIintUAN. Jack Sturdy of Illrkuood was nxre.st-l S.i, .e on charge of selling liquor without a cl-v license ills defense vuestlo:is the le gality of tho recent extension of Kltit wood'.s limits. Henry T Kent lectured at Central Y. M. . A. Hall on "AincrUan Politics Ono Hun dred Year. Ago." At the meeting of the Men's Ix-ngue of l'.rs' 1'resbyterlaii hureli. the Reverend lo.-tor Harris upheld tho cwo of th" TJoer. At a meeting of th Hoard of Dimeter; nf th. Merchants KtcbunEP. committee-, were appointed and other business dls . ussed. The reovement for the cstabllsh ment of a ca.i-y post at Jefferson liar rack. n,i taken up Whlln Herman Merer ai painting his hull.iog spread she ladder. Mevers fell and broke his arm. Mrs Mev-ers was covered with mint, and th dinner was (-rolled. I'rofe.-sor John f Willson. who died Mnn da. was the last of the Amrrli.ni heirs to a at estate In Knsland. for which he had Veen f.Khtlr.c. Immanurl Raptlt rliurch "f Pf. Ioul hai called tho Reerend Murray of I'.il rrnra. Mo. It dt,eIori that old Republican leader b n not recelied Imitation- -a the bin juei of oun Republican at Kansas- tlty. Thtv fear that the alfalr mean- an at ;. rnpt to -hlvn them. The Riiildin Tradeq fnuncll met nnd tie-ted ofiucr-" for the en'ulnc term. Manv de.-1-loni were handed donn by the Mlevourl Court of Appeal". The RohI League Adil-ory Council of Ml"ourl will met in nnnuat sv?lon at tho Undell Hotel this afternoon. St liui unJertakers think trey are en titled to a heller name, and are discusslns be ndvlKaMUty of calllnir themselvei mortlonlM? " Th Western Manufarturrrs Aoriatlon. n'.iimfacturer.x of collins. met at the South ern Hotel jetcrday. Kind concert In honor of the T I" A. will b clien at Armory Hail thlt evnlntr. The St. Loul! Unlvcr!. Alumni held if .juarterly reunion at the .oIIckc lat nicht folonel Mrsi l W einu.re ha returnfl from th KaM and sas New York !. tno oni are united .in.l will siipjwrt Hrj-an r.ir th" presidential nomination. The new temporary lighting bills nero ?lgnd by the Major y.terday and Wam-i law It I expected that llirhtln? will be begin under thtin nut later than Feb r .arj 2. Uttle Iota Iunteuer was the Innocent tue of an -ttemttt l.j. her mother to se- ire a writ of habeas corpus for her pos ytyflon. The n-c.ther claimed the child was beld by thore with whom he had l'en lio.irdlng for the j.aymeiit of a board bllL The child was tendered to the mother last right. WAR. Th Pamoan treaty was ratified by th" innate without nninsltlon. Senator Vet took a leading part In the debat on the I'hllipplno 'lueotlun. tjeorge French was nominated by the President to be Census Pujervlcor of the Hf'h Arkansas District. Tho report of the l'hillpplnn Commi'-iinn 1 m tho hands of the printer and v 111 be presented to "ongress shortly In the Houe. Mr. Richardson crlfcd eerely th action of Secretary Oagi in tho Fale. of the Now York Cus-tom-hou'-e. Representative Intz charged that papers alleging that certain Federal ofii.-eholders were polygamlts had dKaplwared lrom Governmen' olllees. t'olonel Randall, the commander of the newly created Military Iiepartment of Alas ka, arrived In Washington from "u1hi nnd conferred with Secretary Root. Republicans In both branches of Congress seem determined to pui-h the shipping suh Mdv bill Kx-Senat..r Klmunds argued In faxor of it before he tommlfle yesterday. RAILROAD.-. The Tweedie Tradlnc Company nird a small attachmert suit against the Southern Farlfle. In New York. It was dimii'-d. Trunk line ofil. lals In tho ICast hae re ceived a report of the effect on tr.iflic of adianefd freight rate" 'ar Pen Ice Oiflren" Asoclatton mt here vesterdav. The nnnii.il meeting of the Baltimore an.l Ohio will take place to-day In Ilallim.ire. A new plan of rebates has been proposed on North Racltlc Coa.n passenger busln-ss. The I'ltf-burg. Fort Wavre and Chicago may hae trouble In Chicago at all arade ro'slngs. The w;is of yard employes on the IVnn silvinla. lines h.n len ral'.il. Tho vehl-le rren were givn a brief hear irg yesterday b-fore the Missouri Hoard of Hallroajl Commissioners. The .Missouri I'arlfle telegraphers will meet at the LarllM Hotel. St. L-iuts. on January 7Z. sronTiNO. Th winners at Tanforan Headw-aJer. Andrattus. Ren Idl. The I-'retter. Joe Mc Gee and Momentum. The wlnrers .it New Orleans Lucky Mon day. Miss Mae Day. Our Nellie. Hello of Memphis. Ml Ro-s and Nekarnls. All Western tracks i.port a de-create In the entries to th !r 2-yt.ir-oM stakes. Ilirlllf llltelllirence. New Y'ork. Jan IS Arrived: Auguste Victoria from Naples. New York. Jan. 1 -Arrived- Amsterdam. Rotterdam Sailed: Hretnt n. Ua Southamp ton. Marquette, lindon. Kobe. Jan. 13 Arrival: Tacoma for Hong Kerig. Manila. Jan. 14. Arrived: Victoria, San l'rancisco. Naples. Jan. IB Arrived. I'nerest !!:. tr.arck. New York, and pr '.-eeded f..r Geioa. n..!gne. Jan 1- Sail, d I'aUtin. fr--m Ilarnburs: for New- York. I.tieriH'el, Jan. l -Salll: I'ltoma. New ork. G. W. CHAFFEE ARRESTED. xcniM'.l of AskiiiI, to Kill Itroilu-r of li Gener-il. r.t.rtnt.ic l:r i. Houston. Tex.. Jan 1. G. W. Chaffee is In the clt jail on a charge of aault with lr'ert to kill. The charge is the outcome of tho stabbing of Charles IMupt In an altercation which took place to-da. in which Chaffee was -.truck over the luad wt!i a carpenter's luimmer and ptinfinty Injured. Chaffee Is a brother of General A. R. Chaffee, who Is now In the I'hi'lpp'nes. ftghtlrg for tho 1'nlted States against tho insurgents. He has been here for i "org time, and became. Involved In a difficulty xlth a carpenter this morning at the site of a new bu!ne- building. The carpsn.er ls seriously wounded TlnrliiK ih- rnt l"lft Vram Mr. Wlnslow's Soothing frup his been used bv MILLIONS OF MOTHKHS for heir CH1LDRKN WHILi: TLKTHINt!. with RERFECT SCCCF.SS IT SOOTIIKS the CHILD, S-OFTKNS THE GFMS. AL IJs.YS THE PAIN. ITKKS WIND COLIC. nJ Is the ls;st remedy for DIARRHKA. Aek for "Mrs. Wlrs-low's SootUIng Sjrup." WILL FORESTALL AN INJUNCTION. ""Iiic.'ipn ?iai' .. I'mli'i"' Dolor lllill.-d ... ( iiioli the ':lli:il To D;i. WITH OR WITHOUT A PERMIT. Special Tr-iiit nianoivd So Tlial Kiickpori iiiitf M:i I'.f Opi'iii'd Ucfoif I'onri i 'on vi'iit-a 'J'Jiis .Moiiiiii' IIEITIIMC FI'ECIAL. Chlcigo. III., Jan. IT -The Chronicle prints the following. Hefore the Fesleral courts at eltl-cr IVashlcstnn or Chicago ...n rcxtraln the Sanltarj Trutee3 this mornlnj from the further operation of the drainage cnnnl th" intermingled waters of t.ake Michigan and the river will lw rushing, in all prot.,ilt!il . through the great gates at Iickpott io wai.I St. Louis. A -.pecla! train on the Santa I'e left the Ftghteentli str.t na.Pict at I.' Ji o'c.-k this tno-tilng. bearing the nine druin.ice trustees to Loekport. with their ininels firmly flv.il on raiding the barrier at l.. im port, whether perrnl.on was obtain.! from the ;eniT r not Goernor Ta'inei's peimi.-sion was sought late in the afternoon, and he decldeei lie would place his ollicl.il sanction on the ftir-th- oienlns of the chann.d. provid.el the trustees obiilncd the permission eif tlir.s memlwrs "f the State Commission. The per mission of Messrs. IimlH'r. Schock and Taj lor uas r. .jue.twl immedial.l At a lite hour none .if He three h.nl const-nte.1 to the me e.f his name. but. on the other hand, no refusal had be n gii.n. Special 'I'rHln. The spe.-lal train will go on to Joliet. wbeio Mr Limbert now is. an.l every en leavor will be made to gain the o-ope:a-tion of the three orbit n mentioned "If it I- not ohtalucl the gates will bo elr vat. si anjhow. an.l the matter fought out in the courts. The opening will take pl'ice just before the courts meet this morning It is thought, probably sooner." 1.1 a member of th" board just liefore tho special train started. In the party were: President HoMenwock and Tnist'-es Kellv. Jones. Wenter, Rr.i len. Carter, lkh.irt. Jonc-. Malleite and Smythe Lnglneer Minm. Assistant Knglnrrr Col-l'-y. Attornej Glllrt, "lerk Haas and others Intere-tod In tho tils ditch accom panied the Trustees. The heirlngs of the applleatton for In junction sought b the MN.-ourians lx-fore tho supreme tribunal at Washington and In the I'nlted States court in this city, are to be held to-day. When the mcmlers of the Drainage Hoard heard that niatt.rs were. being pushed !y their foe, the-y gath. rod hastily and with some trepidation, but with n intimation that they w uld js'rmit them selws to be che-ckmatisl. having e-nturtd s far. liiiirrmifn Atlltmle. It was admitt.d generally that to open the gates without the p. rtnlselon. either of Governor Tanner or the commission ap pointed hi him would he inadvi-able. and Trustee ncklurt e-.illnl up the G..wrti'r ov.r the I'mg distance telephone and akcl him to Issue the neci-ss.iry permil at once This ivemiisslon. It is said, was given. K-C.overnor D R. Francis wis in the city jesterday. When asked if the citizens of St I.octt had sprlous apprehensions that the drainage canal would jKillute the Mls ss.ppi River, the e-Oov rnor answered In the affrmatlve "The p.-ople . f Pt Louis are not incline." to fight the dralinge canal from anv iolnt of J.ilotis." he sai.l 'Th.y all know that the waterway will aid commerce, but can not help but f.'el that all th- sewage emptied Into the Mls-1-.sippl to -ome et-rt will in jure the puriu of their water s ipply If the f.ais of e.ur pe..ple are realized, they will contest th- drainage canal every in. h of tho ground " BRITISH BRUTALITY. I.oor Lawyer Says Woiiinlctl l.iii'Clii'rs An- I.iifrlicrfd. Mlshawaka. In.l.. Jan. lfi J Q C. -.in den Bos. h. a retired manufacturer eif this cltv, and formerly an tli. ial in the Holland St ite Department at The- Hague, has re-e-elveil the foll wing btter fmm Heinrleh Van Rlep, a oung lawjer. who roside In Preteir'a "When trouble iM'gr.n here-. I joined Jou lrt's force's. It was a triumphal mar. h e.f the volunteer In th- Invasion of Natal and a number ol brilliant maneuvers follow. -el. which resulted In the tlglitat I'lendsiaagte-. where I was woundeil 1 managed to escape after manv hailsh!c atid am awaiting full !- very from my wounds b.-foro returning to the- fremt. "And now I conio to the subje-ct that makes e-ve-ry humane se.ldier tremble wltli rage the manner In which th. Hrltlh tn'al our wound.sl an.l prison, e-. wish alM.v'ee ell things that the world might know how cetmpl.telV these s. .n.nelre'N vlellate all .-onventl-nal and htiniantt.iri m lavvs Hew lhe butchered woundcel soldi, rv with tlieir lan.es. 4 ruellv maltreat.. 1 pilsouers. arnl that m dlre-e t .iiti1r.lsl with the s..-call-l 'stupid Roers,' who are- treating their Kng- Ili'h j.rlsoners and wound-.1 with the gre-at-est kindn. ss." IMPORTANT RECONNOISSANCE. French's Troops Active Koers lie eiiforct'il at ("iilesherje. SPFCIAL P.Y CAHLi: Iondon. We-dri.-sil.-i). Jan. IT. (Copyright. IDiVI by James Gord-m H.nnett )-The Dally T.-legram publls'i.-s this eli-patch from Its special corresr-eindent RendsburE. .doiiday. .Ian 1." A very Im portant re-coniiolsnr.oe- has juct been Suc re ssfullv concluded bv a part), consisting of civalr). horse artlllerv and mounted in fantry Fnder Major Allmbv. the Iniskllllng Dra goons left h.-e on Saturdav an.l bivouacked six mi!. west of Ritard'- N.- k. On Siturday they pro-e.sIe d a- far as th- "ol,-slerg Hridge. e.ver the Or.inge- River, which, toee'her vith the adiolnlrg laager. te she-lle.1 fieim a distance of Sn-i yards. Heer re-enforeee-ments arriving, our troops 'e tired The en. niv made an attack on the le.ir and fi.ink of th.v little column and re tired Our troops escaped without a single cas ualty, arriving at the camp this morning. It Is thought that our uncTjeete In,,. P bis ompeiled the Hewrs t . wlthdr'w their troeip from their main position In order to cover the Col sberg w.-ikoii bridge. FORMING A CAVALRY TROOP. Captain Scliomaii I'tnpnses Hi Hell tin- Itoi'is. Chlcnco. 111. Jan. K-Captain II. S.IIg nian. a native of the Oiange Free State and a veteran nf the Spanish-American War. is organizing In Chicago a troop of cavalrj. the members of which are Hoer svmpithlzers Captain Sellgman ha prof ferrr.l his service s to the country of his birth and Is expecting a message which shall summon him to the frtnt. The cav alry troop which he i organizing already has more than forty members. To Cnre n Cold In One Ilaj- Take Laxative Hromo uinin Tablets. All druggists refund the monej if it falls to eure. K. V.'. Grove's signature is on each box. 153. WEENEY SAYS HE WILL TELL. Democratic Member of the House of Delegates From the Third Ward Declares That He Will Go Before the Grand Jury. J'-'in P Swcrnev. ni--mb.-i of lb- lon;- of Ivl.g.tt.s tr..m th. Third V..r.i and n" .if lie i-uht men who loiiattiut.- the tiu n..rltv fi.-tion in ih lower l.iiiti.-li of the AIuni--ip.il Assembly, declare-.! last night in Hi.- pr.-se n.-.- of two witness, s tl. it li. In tendesl tee ga be-fore the e.rati-l Jurv for the purr-.se of giving .vllen.-c ralciilal 1 t throw s..m- lighi on the practtcce of .T lain inernbcis of the luajorlly faction. Mr. Svvc. i y u.(M identllle.t with the- rul ing tn.ijri:v in the last He.usc. and Is familiar with the- methods of the controlllne; . li.tiie'. He was .specially Incensed " t. rdai' U-.-ai:- the- majority passisl five mi; leevem-nt bills afr.-e-ting tr-els In I'l vvard. .1. spite hi', plot est He said that if th.- in-a-nins siieu'. Ik .-ome ordlnati.-e-s the he.tne-s eef manv p.M.r p-sp!- fn his ellstn. t vvoul-l Ih contisca'.d t. imr for th granit p.ivem nti. sjw.-iti.-.i rnentv-tlve cttize-ns called on Mr Swe ll, v at hli home. No :r .hl str.se. Ijs tiicht to protesa against th. ae-tlon of the Mouse, -ind. t.. put it mlldlv. Mr. Sw-cnry is .n the' warpath He saiel last night that In the event that the bills revomc ordinance tie. will attack their vahd'tv in ourt. on the ground that the House -f IW-I.-jjates i not l-xally con stituted. He maintains that the Charter require- that the House shall consist eif tvv.-ntv-eight mi-mbe-r". one from each of toe tw.-ntv -eight wards e-f the e-lty. nnel th.-.t anv or.llnancees p.ise-el bv the Hous, with l.ss than the required number of tuem tnr enrolled are invalid. He -lte-s the fact that the- aeanc ..i'i.s bv the death of Del.-gate J.ihn A King of the Fifteenth nr. has not N-en tlll.st. and d-. lares that he will Iiase prex-. .-illngs upon this "I will throw a b..ml Into th. Hou-." tlee-lnreel Sween.v last nigh;. "Se-me of those f.llnws will wearing .triH-s when I get I h roil elj with them" Afke.1 If la was not afraid that the mem bers of the maj-rity faction, to whom he CANNONS ROAR Confirmed From verv long march It Is about thirty miles, or two days, to Denv.lrop from E-tcourt Hy way of Hethinv to Dewdr-.p It Is not Ie"-s than eight) miles, or al-out a we-.-k's mar--h. so that If Ge-ne-ral Warren lett IM- ourt on Tuesday or Wediu-sdav last, he m iv o tlay be within a day's march of Den drop Dewdtop is abenit ten miles from i't cieter"s Drift. ..nil tho Hocr ts.sltlon which eonfronts General Huller Is about half wav between tho Drift and Dewdrop If. there fore, while G.ntral itull.r were attacking tl.e lioer-. Getier.il arn-n came up along the road from Rethany he would strik" from a point be-ond the Hoers' tlatik. be Iiln.l the .enter of th-ir i.isltiii. Thus tw- forces w.-jld be delivering on the battletleld a cnnr.-ntrlc attack a most eff.s-tive form of attack and the direction of General Warren's advance would, if he were sucs-.ful. e-arr) Iiis troops right into l-Ki!.-!mth. o o.m'ihi'm'i: in n:r:ii'i:v. London. Jan lfi Kvldenc- accumulated I that General Methueti's blunder at Magers- .oiiit'. ii n.i lost nun me comiuenco s nis entire force to such an extent tint. I- Is de clared, it Is doubtful If tlie. troops would follow him In another nttuek on the Hoers. The- Wi-r entice is understood to be In ih..-se-ss!on of a letter, written by General Wauchope- the night before the tattle, sav ing that It would In- the Ia.-t lett.-r h-would ever write, as he- In.l !een a.ske-1 to is-r-fnrm an itntiosslble task ard he hud either to oleet or t- surrender his sword. An Im m.siiate change In the command of the fore- may ther.-fe.re I-- e;cele!. It Is anucipa 1 in som - quarters that Lieu tenant G. neral Tu kT will succ-d General Methuen mi: mti risiii;ns FAtm pi:-.ci:. London. Jan IT. I a ni The South Afrluin Con. illation Committee, quie tly formed to r present the peace mlnorlt). ai nemnce-sits.-lf to the country to-.:ay and asks for H'ipiserT. Among t he- members are I.e.r-1 mid Ui-lv Coleridge. Herbert S;e-ncer. Sir RrjleeTt Thre-shie Re-ld. (Si orge John Shaw-I-fe-vre. Fri-dcrtc Harrlsin. Ste-p'.e-n Gl-id-slone. the Countess of Carlisle and other m.luhle person. I.-onar.l Courtney. Fnlonlst Member of Parliament for the. Hodmln DIvNIcn of c.irnwall. Is president of the eommltt-o. This movement shoull bo .ilstlngiilshcl from the. "Stop-th.-war" group of extrem ists, of which William T Stead Is the most a tive. niembe- Its prgr:emme -.ummar-ized, !s to wait until a proper opi-ortunitv arises for some re a. e-al.le settlement Mean while it will gither and distribute correct Information and sotmj view. The mm.' festo Httirms that "an the war was begun amid mlsunderstandlngM on both side., a p.clllc settlement is possible." There Is no Indication that anv such nr rangem. lit would be t'de-iatrd by rnv con siderable i-e.rtion of the public. Natloml emotion Is ne.w In a si.ite of dls.p.i. tudo ov-r the- 'everses i.. iiriusii arm "ii-""- siaelion wlin tne.oiieiii.i ! miinarv o.i.-.- . . , w . v pri,,,, t Joh.mr.e-sb.irg that ness Is inten-e. and there is an almost j tw,nIJ tis-1'1 guns we-re r.-cently stnugglesl universal iliieriulr.iilo!. to see the thing tlir ugh D-I.igor H.1V ' through niriiu. l. T lion: town. The War eifllce has is-ue-d orders f.-r the . ,-,, i,,wn, i,siav, .Inn ! Sir Alfred formation of five new batteries. S-me i1et . Mll.ie r. the iioi.rn.-r. has ptoclauu.sl nwr eif the extent of the artillery rreourres to I .i,i ,llv i llu. ,e,,iri, t ,,f Ho-n town nnd be elrawn ur-n mav be gained from the fact, acco'.llng to the statement of a mili tary exp.rt this morning, thit an old prac tice howitzer at I.viin. In Kent, with which it Is 'mpossll-Ie to do accurate shooting, b-it which for some time- has been solely used to teat shells, has been laid under re.iulsltlnn for the front. Orders have b. en re-ce-ivc.l at Ly.ld to pick this venerable r. ll-' with as much dispatch as possible for eml.arknll.-n. S.-V. nte-en more militia battalions will bo etnlen.lli.-el in the course of a fortnight Ah the r. gulars ore now out of the winirj-. except fe.urteen Infantry battalions and eleven cavalry hittallons. The War t.trice h.us placed an order for S"..1i . e-artridgei in .-.ises. The l.onuin- Committee announce-s that It Ins ae-cepteel r..een out of th l.i.f.0 which it wishes to raise, nnd stiH has son,, apph- ints to be examine The Dally cim.ni- 1.- iiFserts that the committee was go.i.l,-d ini this statement hy the reports mat ibete was no hope of Renins the ftiil Hum ... .... 1...... nr ..A.e....v ehA ftiil ,-Tieee- ! b.-r j The ir OiHese ha.o wtre.1 to eounternuml I the departure- from Rgjpt of a numlier of otllrers who were previously ordcre-d to Sf-uth Africa. The Dilly e'hroni.-le. commenting upon this. Hud Us.n other news related to It. j savs- j There are some curious report, in e-ir-1 ciilatlnn asire-ntl) with some nuthorlty ' behind Hum which point I" the s-joppngo of the dlspatrh of further re-enfon'ement. ' when the tr-eops now mobilized shall have' I embarked. The new cavalry b:lgnd" Is not to leave Lngland it j-rese-nt " Tho mllltar) nnd civil authorities at the Cape- are In conihct ove-r the treason cases. A dispatch to th- Dilli Mail fre.rn Slrrk strooui savs n this j.olnt: "Keokomons ind Nel. Dutchmen, who were trie .1 bj. ...urt-niartlil during Christ tn.i" week, will) lener.il IS-iller's sanction, were' committed, cm January 1 for civil trial, the court-martml preic.-edlngs having be.n stopped by the intervention ..f the At-te-rney Gencal f Cape e'ojnny" T )IOIlli:it Rl 1:11 Modder River, Tin sda). Jan 1- There was a brNk 1 xihange of shcMs this morn-it-g. Hie Ro-rs returning our lire for the 'irst time In several da' s. 1 lie Hrltish intrenchmsnts are lelng con tinually strengthened and extende-.l The jeerm.mcnt bridge is almost coniplete.1. Heavy rains have fallen In the hills re centlv anil the fords of Relt River are all Impassable Jl la reported that It will b- r.ccetiarj to i-:.e-l; at linn, he re- iii tH mil. li aliout lilt Vidorv ee'l Ihei bv the niu.e'rnv. .-. Cmnillt.-e . ttii n a- l-.-ii' veI riav bv an iiss.iilt on Mr Sn.sn.-v's ward, through the m.-eiiiim of th. . l.-slulTei I'ubll.- Improv -nients Commit!-- li. It Is a well-known fact that various pi.l-II- t'np!vem i.l bilN ale he Id up in the M'mse e-.n-h term, out of .-.-nshl. ration to Hi. pee.rer elass.-". and Hi-. leas.h Hers, wh.. f.-i to sign n protest. Of th.se tl.re ate- sv. ral In the Third Ward, which have I.. .-n handed down for many v.ars fr-.m Delegate to Delesate- as . se.rt .f It cat e. n S-tturilav Mr "r ni i brought a res .u Is.n Ih le.r. the He.iis,-. .ailing for a rep-.rt on the h.-ld-up wis Swe -u.-y hoi no'oiiig to ( :h it. v.-t b was the tlrst victim t . suitor. It.-v-..nll-s -.1 an ,Ieiie-:it and c'ri-m-ilic ai-;--tl I. him tl at It was f.-r fie sake of the common s ..pie that In- wished Ih.- bill- pla. e.l la. k In the- .simmittee ln.. the- m.-.is'.r. ' we'-- pc-s,-.- Th- work pr..peeseI bv the bills is as f.d lons ICee-o.-tril. tloit e-f Nlrl'.l stle-et. between Rlel.lle in.l Ci s avellllee. j-r.illlle- spes-tie.l It.-elilislrue th e.f S.-V.-rtlll Str.-et. leIWen Frmkllii .-in.l Riddle stte-e-ts. granite si-l-Oes! Itr-e-nnMnn-tleeii ..f Ninth strr-et lilwwn Frcnfeltn a venue and Riddle stiet. ."ralllle s:-itie .1 Ree e.n-!ril. tlon of Lleventll seresef. tie- twes-n I" ,-i kl:-i ae-nue an-l Riddle stie.-t. riamte s , iru. R'e-l n-sT'l. lb ii ,f Wash street. ! tv.rei. FoUttll III-l "Sixth sfevts. Btnnlte spe-cl-fl-sl Te. pov f.r the str. et Improvements pro-id.-d for in these bills. Mr Sweene-y said, vvoiili inii-os, tb- greatest hariship iiixui the jee.iple . f ,i w.ii-l. hut his prt. sts fill on ele-..f e.ns -Hi, meniin of the majotit w re letermli.- i t.i wreak th. lr revenge and the in-', muter of forty ioor families t---srit their 1- M..-he Ids on rentesl gre.un-1, threncb ih.lr linl.Slitv to meet tl.e a.ld.'l impre.ve-ir.-ieis cmiH 1 for uaiu'ht In their er-iluiation. the .inn iincement e.f whl. li. bv Mr Sv.eenev, was the occasion of much laugi.te-r In the Hoiye. ON THE TUGELA. Piiie One. relay the rails over almost the entire- dis tance from Modder River to Klmbrrlej. tho Ho rs hivitig u-esl the mils and sl.-e (-.-rs in building th.ir fortifications. Stories still teach camp that the Free Staters d-siro to end the war. The latest n jM.rt Is that a conn.-il was I. Id recently at Hloe mfonteln. at which Pre-side-nt Stej a and .ene-r:.l e'ronje were pres.-nt. It was then st. it. si that unless the UritUh begin the attack by January- 1" the Free State rs would return home The enormous dllllcultv the Hoers must .experience In provisioning tl.elr Spytfonteln army, which Is far fr-.m the railway head. Is very e . Ident sWA'IN I'l.OTTING WITH IIOIIH-. Ieeindon. Jan IT The Pleteru.iirltzburg corn sjuitnlf m of tho Times, tel.irraphlriir Tuesiiay, .Iinuary K, says: "The Del.igoa Hay c..rre-pe.ndent of the Natal Times assorts Ihat six big Creuseit guns nnd tiftv ions of heUa were lareles) from the French steamer Gtronde about the ml-idl e.f list month, under the noses of two Hrltish warships, an.l w.-ree illspateheei to Pretorhu causir? much rejoicing at the eisp with which eontraband of wnr can run th.- bl.ee-kade "The. Swa7l Queen nioher. since the d-ath of King Runu. has killed nil the ehlefs who were ever in I.ngl.uid or Cape Te.wn. and s- now plotting with the Ro. rs. The situation may fairly b. considepsl grave, and It would 1 well to . nd tevl imn's e.f Gurklias to Swaziland Imine di U.-l.v " R-fugees from Swaziland. living In the Ije-l-orulMV District, recently brought news to lyire-nzo Marquez that the' yueen of Svvazll.it.il was deal Her d'-alh. follow ing - soon upein that of King Runu. wits lool.e! upon with siispi. Ion. A. onling to th.-ir storv. how.ver not. the Queen line her, but Ne o-o, I Eutiu's brother, wis acting ne li.'.-i-l ..f th'' Swazi nation, and h. . In con inn, lion with Tei.iil-a. Fiuhiiiidltie-'s old I'rii.e Minister, was eirrying on a relgn ..f terror, killing off whe.le hra'.ls ill over the e.imtry Th- Durban corre-sr-ondent of the Stand ard deals to-day with the numerous reports that the. Free- Staters hive tied of th.. war an.l xv 111 abandon the struggle as .s.sm as the Hrltish cros-e the leor.br. lie ine-ntl ns an extraordlnarv --lory with nferenie to a Journey .f I'resSd.jd 1'niger's Hon-ln-!aw. 1 1'. ff. to De!--gi,a uv. In i eierman war ship. A.sordliig to this KIotT has be.n making .irrang.-m. ids for President Kru gr's .-,i-n, through Gennn Damanilaud. In the en-en t of the capture of Pretiria. MOIli: CNNON FOR Illicit". Ix.nilon. Jan. 17 The corresrein-lent of tho Times at Lorenzo Marque z, telejrrnj.h Ing Monelay. January IS. sijs: "I am Inforrre-el on the b'-.st autlvorlty that, six .lavs ago. Mafeking wiu lieelding U' as xduckllv as ever There- was then no likellli.-od of .-.pitulatlon The- garrison hael a plenty of .-ittl and tinned n-.tl Phillpste.wn. WAR OFFICi: "ill.l'.NT. Lnn Ion. J.m 17. U t" a. m.-Tho War Office nnnounceel at midnight that no fur ther news would be ls.tieil to-nl;ht. BOERS MAKE A CHARGE. Tliey Are (eiml-i-d With I'onsider altlf Loss Near 'oleslpr. Re n.lsliurg. Cae Colonv. Monday. Jan. I. The Re,eis this morning attempte.I to rush a hill i-e Id bv n e-omp.in of tho York-shir.-s an.l the New .ealanders, but they were repulse-1 ,-u the point of the bajonet. Tin- Hoers had tvwity-:i- men killed and abe.ut fifty wounded The Mil fonim a tract of countrv- j ,.a,., lf Ihp miln poMtlon of the Hoers and ti.. U), t,,t,.rniii:-l to mike :in .ittempt ' . . . n-. ... . to seize tr-e i.e-i-.tits. 1 in) iiuviinceu cau tiously, dlioctliig their fire to .1 .smell -.v:.ll held l.v the Vorksnir.-s. and fotnrw-lllng the lattei 10 !p.-i closer under cover. When ihe Hoeis rufh.sl the wall the Vnrk--l.ires ti.-d Lavonets .in-1 chirg.sl Just at that moment I'aptiln ".la.l.lov. with 11 unall (.arty e.f N. vv '..-ilanders. c.ime up and the combined foi.e leap"! over the wall and straight for the enemy, who ll.-d. followed bv a Willi, ring lire at cio---" range The .Hoers Hterallv tumhled over each other In their hurrv to ecnpe. lvit the persistnit dm nf the Hrltish Inflicted a heavy loss. Desultory firing continue.! for some time. lnt the attack was an utt.r failure and the Hoers retreated to the 'e-ltcr of the t-mall knijes ,.i the hase of the hin. LEAVES THtilBERAL PARTY. Kosi'bf-rv May Si'ivc as a riiioiiit in a X.'NV -abiint. I.nuon. Jan. lCI"rd Ro.seberj- in rp. slsr. 1 fioni the Kighty Club, of which he vvae president. Micceeiling Wllliim K. Olad- S-iOi'C. In (Militicnl circles, tho resignation of Knsehrrv Is taken ei mean that he wirhes to he in .1 position. s--.10-.1M lie ho e-ailil iij-on to serve- a? a I'nlonbt In h rccon strimisl mlnStiv The Uiglity Club is compose, 0f J.fbcr..,i3 and Iird llo.soheo'-5 retirement severs the only tie conniicUnf" htm """ "l Party. I e-f- rt.d w-.iill c. t I I.I.-.I I ll V - -Il't I KIP the III l'ieti. d --ver tl-e r--- llTll 111), 'I. stl.in, w-'li -1 .1. .1 bv trie- Cllhto-tl-' j rnv Ir-k .at u I TALK OF COALITION AGAINST ENGLAND. (.(litany May ,-, to I'vj Mi"':i:,.i"' "'nil i , iiiitiui'-i nil I'ow.-is. nl DEPENDS ON BTuTAiN'S ACTION. I'liles,'-. i!i- Kais.-r IT.'ivivfS I'roiiijii ami Satisfsirioir An-swi'i- ti'fanliii'j; the Hun .I.-M-alli. II.. Will Act. Rerlin. Jan . In the Re'ehst.ig t-.-dav an Interpellation signed by H-rr Moell.-r. National I-ih-ial. and all the members or the Reichstag ex.-. pt the Sej. Deme-rats and Inde.nderts. was Intro-lured It was -is felllOW'S. "vVhal i.teps have the r.Ie ml Govern meat taken li- regir-1 to the seizure ..f German rh!ps I agents e.f ih- Hrltish ',r. err meiif" In ve-w of I he excites! stat. of p.-M'e opinion - 1 ermi jr th. s, izir.-.. the lute, l.ollali.m pre.ti.l.l) wt 1 u- s.edllv an III. I.sl The Hamburger N-.-hrl. hie n a.lvi-e, Ger man mrlsalH neair.'t ;r.- .t Hr! tin and expresses, its Keji. f that a . alltl-.i) e.t 1111 trjl Pe.wers is fe-a,!'.- It g- .s. far -to "Ugge-st that Crtiuiiv should h ad su h .1 coalition. The v -.sisvhe Zeitung. which In'lor-ses th views, e.f the Ke.e-Ir.ls. he Zeliung air ad) 1 hb.l. resjievtlng th- i-o.ir Lngland sho iid take If .she de-Ire's 11. ,i-erve- eji.inanv's f rb ndshlp a'liN "The long.r Knglan.l delays the core will she lose in limmti public npinl.-r " S-vcral re-p..r.- .ire In . ir. ul.-.tlon that I'mpere.r William has l-en ask.-d bv llui sla. Holland and It. 'glum to join in an lu te rveallon mov-eme'i While the -1 rum-i'. aie not entlr.lv without foundation, the Hmprror remaltis conin.-rd tlat Gre;.t Rrltaln we.itld n"t am pt m. .li-.tl.n .11 th s stag.- and on t-ni'tli ai and p-rsoiial grounds he holds ale..f fr. m any s ie h p1 m It was a.srrId to-dav. he..iev,r. bv a high author!')-, that If England much lorger .l.-iijs the- itlrnrt!un which G. - man) demand, the Kmi--ror would firth 1 feiite in a coalition movement te. compel her to res,.rt the com1nercI.1l rights of nf.utr.ils at s-i t.i:riHAN IDVMUM.-s Xlisslov. SPKCIAL RY CAULK R.-rlln. Jan - (iVpyrlghf. !.'". l,v James Gordon Henr.rtt'i Th- T-ige-bl.-.tt Ie-arns th .t the lonniei 10 England e.f vi' Admiral von lb t.d-r Lil.r ir. !s . ,,,. f s-.:-preme ivolltl. 11 Importnri.-e In view of the iriterpe-ll.itinn of the Go'ernmerf In the R..ieh-tag la' i'rlday. the Admiral w is sent to England to e-xpliin to Lord SiIIs 1'iiry the state of public fe, llrg in Germany at.d to trv to In.liiie him to hnte-n a set tle rrent of th- de in-.nds of the R rlln Gov ernment In regard to tie e,.zures of Or ta m vessels in South Africa On the. result of this mission will, no doubt, depend the natuiei e.f future, relations between Ger many at d England. The Eiigli-h answer to the German note re girding The Rundesrath affilr has not vet ben received, and tho feeling against England has ogaln h-corno vt-rv acute An article In the Cologne Gazette Is to bo regarded ns a "cold douch-" That Journal protests against dllatorlness In tho Huidestath affilr. I)ulty and iillticnl wisdom re-quire thit the. regrettnl.!- action of tho Captain of the English warship should bo m.de good without loss of time and Miiarantecj. given that there will b- no repetition of sU, i, irritating s-iiUr,.s of German mall steamers. if England attaches any lmpnrtince t.i rot altogether ruining her relations with German, she will do well to piy gr-ater .mention to public opinion In Germany than she ins hitherto done In regard to tho statement of the Solr of Rrus.-els that the audience of M Rer neert. the H-'lgian Premier, wlih the Knlscj was In connection with mi illation l-etwi-.n Ensland an.l the Transvaal. I I.arn that, thoue-h. of course, i.erm.iny deslr-s pe-ace. she will or.I) undertaku to m.dl.ito if both parties ask her to do so Tho Vorwaerts I.arn from Ej-i-on that the Krupps have stopred vve.rk on guns ordered li England. Tn antl-Seniltie I.-ut lie .eituug eh e lares, however, that Ital) has ordered ........- marks' worth of guns and that thesi. r- really Intend. el f..r South Africa Th- Deutsche Tages Zeltung sta'e tlmt Count IM.. von Stolb. rg ernlg.-ro-le will bring th- matter up In the Rs-ichstag 1-llil I I'leAI. Ill IIOI.II I,. COLONIES. Lisbon. Jim 16 In the Chamlee-r of Depu ties to-la) tho Minister of Foreign Affairs. Video I'. Ira", repeated his remit statement with ref.-r. n.e- to th. AnKlo-Gcrm.in agtee--m.-nt and added that Portugal would neither sell, y- nor Las- any portion of herce.Io n'e s III MIOIl XI II s lMll.ll. SPECIAL RV CAIiLE Dm 1. in. .Inn. It-. C'op.v right. I!"', bv W R II. arst ) Th- Hund srath's cargo has bex-n illscharg-d ind the prlzo court's de . lsl.eii Is epe, t.-d to morrow The He rzog has returned fie.ni Del.igoa Hi), bringing 11 hundred refuse, s. MULES INOCULATED. Kriiish oci iiiiii'iit's, l 'i-crautiniiN A"ainl ilamler. KKI'I HI Xf S-PfV IAI. Xn tirleaiu, I.n . Jan. IK Tl eiplnr.R- tlon of the recent oreler from the Hrltish War Oll'ce to -tcp Ihe jhlpmcm e.f Ameri can mul-s to Sriitli Afrl.-n was given to da and It shows that there Is no Inten tion of sle.pping the- purchase-s and ship ments of mules, hut that the ord. r Is due te. tie precautions that have bee-n tiken to prevent mules with th-s glanders l-elcgsent to Africa s the . able grams fr in I'-ipe To? 11 hive recently rhoc.ii. a lirge num-ls-r of ih.- American mules in Africa have d-velop.e! glarder-. either at Cap' Teiwn or on their w-av there, the result being not til t loss 10 the- ilrltlsli government but se- l-.iis embarrassment to the arm, baggage tr.iln.s lie 11 g unable !. operate, so that .sev er: I pxjHeli.I-i.is id.inneel bv lorerals ilit a re -.nd Meilui.-i- l-.a.l to be abaiulotied be cause the outhn.ik .f glanders an-o-ig the Atmr'can mules lft the. army without bag KHge trnl'is. The V. ir Mftl.-e has Issued Instructions to lh- Ihliisli oflicers la-re to mike sure IhHt no mules li shlpi-o 1 to Africa tha' u-e In danger of glr.n.i.-rs. Tnis has n.s- ssltat.d III- lllOCiiaW'li -.1 11.1 .ne IllUie-s iiei.- ....... -...n... .. ...... ., ....1I....C awaitii i; "-."i'ii.- ..1, -me-v ..fi i.".-.- . pt.s-e The liKH-ulntien js with carbon- I Ized malleri a l'ateur preparation, which do- :'ot prevent the animal having the dis ease, but deve-1 s It ill a. few da) All tl-.e mules In vvliieh slanders e.-vel..p will b i.-lccte.l. wliile those that withstand Ihe ilisrnre will be sMppe-1 to South Afnci A lirge force of vet. rln.'.ri.irs Is .imaged In Inoe-iil.itlnrj the mul.-s. i,nt it v. ill take a week to attend to these here, j-id thei'o rlnthl.111 with th.- tlrt mule cargo will not be able to leave be-fore Siturd.t) The ac tion of the Ilritis.i War In-p.irtment v. ill not prevent further purrhiire ..f mubs. but -.vl!l -eci-sltaie a Iil.le more enre in their Inspection t" aure that the animals are in a healthy eondiiion when ihey leave here. AMOS PHILUPSON TRIAL. HcjnidiaU's Coiifrssioii in tin Kd linoiT .Mui'dt'i- CaM. r.KriBi.n'.'"i,i: iu Fort Scott. Kas. Jan l? -Amos rhillips. th Hates fount). Jllssourl. farm.r chirgei joint!) wltli Ihe two Sllbce brothers with the murder of I.copnM Failinger. wis put on trial here to-day. Phillips mide a con fe islon under threats, he claims, and he now repudiates. It. There is little evidence connecting him with the. suibe 1-ovs. who I were coavlcted yvisterdny, Jbat rhllHl" 1 jSnm DRY COOOS CO. To-Day, Wednesday, Jan. !7th, Advance Showing of t Novelty Silks, Wash Goods and Dress Goods for Spring, S900. Dress Goods. Opening of New Plnid B-scks We have just added to stock fifteen new spring rolors in Piain Clotlis with I'laid Backs now in sucli tkniand for tourists' skirts. Silks. Iu this department vc shall have on display: Crcpc Facoiuie. in white, cream, pink, etc. nmbroidcrefj Taffetas; black and white on black; black nnd white on white; also black and white on co.ors. f-ois.ard Sil'v. and Satins, in a varied assortment of Ii",ht and d.irk prmtino;-;. FMissc Stripe Gauzes: Ii-ht and dark colors, also black. Washable Silks, pink, blue and lavender stripes, also plain white and cream. U 1 1 ii Panne, in turquoise, ro-e, heiio, Black (iaue, with black satin Wash Goods. Silk Warp iMousselir.es. in pink, blue, navy, sray, lavender, brown, cream, with embroidered silk dots in self colors. Irish Dimities, in new and desirable iis-iirc, spots, dots, stripes, Oriental and Drcden effects. Scotch riadras; stripes are the leadi'ii"- s-tyles in tins fabric. They are especially desirable for Ladies' Waists and Children's Dre'ses. We are now showinp; sample cards and bookine; order for future de'ivcry of Figured French Mousseiine, Pliimeta', etc. EstabHslhad 883, WIL THH WILSON- r!?TII.t.I.NG CO.. Ciltlrcore. JM. knows much nbout the murd'r has been proved b) the- fact Hut he tonic the offi cers ungui'Ied to the spot where It oc- urred. bat men will testify that, on fie night of the murder. Phillips was forty miles n wav If I'hilllps suc.-ce.ls in keeping hi- con fission from the jur.v. it will be hard to . onvict him though wltn-isjes will swear that he tried to dispose of the Edllnger te-am and that he way In company with the Slll-ees aft. r the murder. N'earlv all day was eer.sumeel in securing a jurv and in the preliminary ftntements. The re-al we.rk of the tri.il will begin to morrow ST. MARY'S BAYWRECK. l.o-t l'oat Now Iii'li.-vod to Mo the Sicanicr Ilcljiolainl. St. Johns. NevvfoiindlRral Jan. 1? H j.orls from St M.r)s rece-ivesl here to :,iv. savs the weather there Is now- favor able for con.luetliig the searching opera tions at the wreck It Is .idled that tho .denial eiius-r Fiona an.l the tug Ingri ham stiirt'sl at da light f..r th. scene of disaster, and It was c mll.leiitly expeete.l that the Id.-nllty of tile Ill-fated ve-ssel would is- I arne.l before, night. Wreck iimmssi.in. r I.utidrlgan sb).s the :e- vv . no funnel ir. the vosel when lie reached the scene Headdsth.it her ve-ntl-Intors were situates! far aft. like those of n tank smim-r and that eh.! was a two mast.sl ship The ste-imer Ins now- e ompletelv dlsap peares! from view, but a large ..uautity of wreckage- Is visible along the lve-iches The tug Inrahxm reports that a Isit has been plrke.i up off iMpo 11110 near the sretif of the wreck bearing the mill-:, "Hrl colanel" This without doubt 1 on of the lsais ot th sun'seen stemer F.vervhlng goes to show that tho wrciked steamer is th Helgotr.n.1. the pro( ee-tv of Hie Iute-h-Anierl.-nii VtroI.-iim Compan). mng -i number of tings j.t-ked up this e nlrg near Ho!vr' was e-ne with the c. lers nlii, wide and red. with the letter ' In th" center This l.s the nouse tlag of that .i-nip-inv Taken with the finding of the iKMt off ii-- Pine. It s,,-nis to leuve no doubt as to the I.Je-ntltv of the vessel. A life buov was also picked up. with the. mime, e.f the. gteameir painted on It. but th lettering w-as partly hiel'giMe from tire nnd v"at.r l.mdsmen were unable to get down to tho beii.-ri. an-l therefore unable to re-cover tho bodies, which hnve been lying there es. pe.sed tlve di)s and nights Seven bodies are now ashore and can be rearhoel when the sea be. unless smooth There are live others In the. wreckage r.eir the ship Oth ers still w.re seen drifting south ti-.lay. The wind Is now veerlrg landward again and will probably drive them all a shoro to morrow, but It will kee-p a big sea on. EMANUEL DIETZ A SUICIDE. I'loprielni- of Croi-orv and Saloon Shot llnnsfir. Kinaniiel letz. J3 )enrs old. proprietor of a . nmblnntloii sabx-n and grocery store at No anil M.idi.ii street, last night shot himself through the breln ne-ar tho eonier of Twenl)-lifth j-treet an-l Jladlson street He plre-d before an .imbuian.e from the North Enel I)l:-p. nsarv .'oiill errlve The I..-1) vva e-oiive)..! to ihe mot cue Louis Hietr. a coo-ln of I'manuel riiet.i. . . ' "' lo roi.ms al-ove Ihe store at i.ie eonier ..r Twe-iiiv-inir.i an-i ia.uon sires Is. could ascign no reason for ihe ui- ''!r' NORWAY"SEf.DS TWO EXPERTS. .Militaiy Aitai'lu'S to Study Moor and iSrili-s.il 'lactif.s. eliristiaiia. J.m 1'. The Storthing has ap proved the gram of Sii krole-r to each of te two No'we--ian ofil. ers proceeding to Join the t-fish and lloer fe.rces In South Africa, alih'-ugh the otli.er.si are going In a stri-'tlv private .ai-acltv AGAIN IN KENNETT JAIL Toitatou and ire,iry TnnisfiiTciI Ki-oiii rojilnr Mlutr. RKpfni.t.- sor.fiAU Toplar Illuff. .Me... Jan 1(1. -James Tetta ton and Milo Uregory. the two eondemned mur!erers w.ie. esci.p.d jail at Kenne.tt. and who were caught ne-ar Nee'eyville yesfr e!:i. ami bulged In Jail here- last night, vvero taken to Ke-nnett this morning A re.v.ird of Jl.toO had been off ere el for their captu-o. CASTOR I A FerlnfanlsanlthJ-I.T-t. Jtie Kind You Have Always Bought :tc. - striptis. white, mats, cream, 'HaSICEl That's am DAVID NICn0L53ON-. SU Iu!s Dlttribsttor. ILLINOIS REPUBLICAN LEADERS BEWILDERED. ITKSITATK MF.TTV'F.KX CULLOJt AND TANNER. Pomocrais Aro Hopoful of Carry-- inj; the Twonty-Sovond District Politics in "Egypt."' nnrt-nijr srEci.i. farbinelale. 111. Jan. l's Never-before In. the present generation of voters has. thera been such n e'omplete Nwilderm.3it among the leaders In the various counties of South-e-rrt Illinois. Tlie-y are oveenvhelmc-i by th-i tangbe-l condition in the Republican rank... Leaders are dae-tl. not being able lus yeS to choo.se the rr rer band wagon In ve-hlcli to ride and still retain the prestige that has been theirs in th-s purt. J.iikson fount)- Is no eio-pikm to thej rule. nnd every county in thb section ot the State is in tin same Io.it. Jim ponye. eir.e of the ward r.oss of Ch! cigo. is oiee-nlng one of the? finest hotels Iff. Southern Illinois In this city. It i- prev. sumesl that he will "dabfj-" somewhat In tho politics of "Egypt." and among f-nins of the 1-es.s.s the ver) name, causes. tirror. (ithers. who have smllci-m foresight, an emlv too glad to align th.rr.selves with tho I'hicago-e'nrleeindale polltleian. III.- contest betwe.n T..n"er and fullom will be fought to the e.itt.rend. Many who e-iijny lucrative ts.-tlons iimler Taraier's a.'nlnNtr ition and in the past considered his mouthpiece, hive also 1-een extie-mel)-frie-ndly to the venerable Sfti.itor. an.l now, as the road forks, they hesitate which di rection to go. They reason thuly: Should Tanner be defeated, his political star vv-uU set at once, and should fullom succeed In returning to the .senate, he- also could not bo ep- ted to remain nuch longer in po litical life-, owing to his age. Again, s'hould Tanner win. tho machine wlu.-h he ref.tc.l and with which lie has so e'ompletely domineered the !"-.,,, for inany )cars past, would bo so Intrenched that not to be a member of it would mean political shlpw reck The problem is perplexing tho Republican, leaders arid he who has a solution would b hailed as a moelern savior. Colton one- said: "No bad man ever wb-hed that his breast was maele of g.a.s. or that otners could read his thoughts. Hut the miser) 1 thru th .lui-l.citl.-s. the- temp tations -mil the infirmities that surround its. have rendered tin- truth, and nothing: but the truth, as hazardous an.l contraband. i-ommoeiltv as u man can possibly deal In " In the .-om.rcssloeial contest for the sent row h-11 bv fle.irge W. Smith, the sim-v elements are at work and the Tanner-rul-lom f. id will perme-nte ihe entire dNtrlct. The three- can.if.Iates have ne.t as yet elarerl to ven announce a policy e.r plan of cam paign sir.e th,. Tanner pronunclamento signtnst I'uileim. The district has been rep. resented by George Sm'th from llurphvs lore for twelve )enr. and while under or dinary condition the district Is fafely He puhllcan. the Iiemewratlc leaders are an. gulne e.f carrying It . Some quiet caucusing has been going on for some time, and the district will not go by default I j. te Whltnel of Johnson fountv. who won cr-nsid. rabl" fame In thn 1-iiider riot trial and who Ik consider. d an e-xcellent curpalgner. has len eiuite favor nlilv mentir.ne.1 in ce.nnection with the con gressional ne.mlnat'oii f raw-ford of Jonesboro, Whltnel of John son and several ..then are avallible an.l would make excellent candidate-. Stranger things have happen--.! than tho Twenty-second Illinois District electing a Democrat. A prominent Republican, who fully rcali7.es the dangers to his party in this district, said. "Voung man. keep your o)e on the Twenty-second Illinois." Ilie Ilevcren.l . Ilnnnn. TtKf't r.Uf frl'WI.VL. Mountain i .rove. Mo.. Jan. 11 The Re-v.-r-end B. Hanna. a pioneer l:npii-t minister of Jlissouri. died here last night. Bears tho Slsa $7g& A"S