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m ' -AA- ^ED>ESDAV DECEMBER 5, 1891. ^ Y0LU,1E X u,K^=
fWlii
Brsventsd lbs Democratic Ssna
tors from an Agreement
m cm AMOUNTS TO NOTHING
And ths Propositions Are as Varied
I as Democratic Views.
BQQEflEES COUNSELS MHDS-OfF
WAnf Farther Tinkering; with Cho
Ttrlfinnd Vest Indicates that Ho
I Farort a Cloturo Rule?Morgan
I Plead* lor Liberty in Debate. Es>
I p?cially on Che Nicaragua Canal
I Bill?UuImportant Session of Both
I non????Tho Attorney General'* Ail
I naal Report.
i wajhi*otox, D. C., Dec. 4.?Tho
I Democrats of the senate spent about
I three boars in caucus to-day and then
I adjourned without taking action to
I meet AtfAin Thursday next after adjourn1
nent of the senate. The entire time
I *u devoted to a discussion of the situa*
I tion and to the wisest course of action
I for the Democratic party during the
I rreient session of Congress. There
I ware numerous speeches, but they were
I generally devoid of features of especial
I interest. To quote the language of ono
I uho was present, almost every senator
I preient talked during the caucus and
I each advocated his own hobby. This,
I he continued, consumed the entire time
I andno opportunity was given for action.
I At a matter of fact, when the caucus
I adjourned at 4 o'clock there were not to
I exceed twenty members present, not
I tnoagh to decide uoon a course in a way
I that woald be binding if those present
I had been so disposed, ilenco an adI
joarnmontwas taken without action and
I the steering committeo went into eesI
lion.
I Xbe entire discussion was bated upon
I a leries of resolutions presented by SenI
ator Daniel in the shape of suggestions
I declaring for a cloturo, committing the
I party to an abandonment of all efforts
I to amend the tariff law and to an otfort
I to reform the currency in accordance
I vitb the suggestions in the President's
I menage. These resolutions opened a
I vide range of debate in which inanv
tension parucipaiuu.
Senator Voorhees opened the talk,
with a suggestion to the effect that the
wiiest course lay in the abandonment
of any effort to pass the free raw material
bills (so-called) because of the evident
determination of the .Republicans
to prevent action. Senator Vest, in his
ipeech, allowed an inclination toward
cloture, contending that if the Democrats
did not adopt it the Republicans
would when they should come into
cover. Senator Morgan made probably
the longest speecU of the session in
presenting a plea for a liberal allowanco
of time for the conaideration of the Nicangna
canal bill.
While no action on any question was
taken by the caucus, the prevailing
sentiment after the close of the caucus
teemed to be that the ultimnto decision
ot the cancus would be adverse to the
entire aeries of propositions presented
toy Senator Daniel. The sentiment
favorable to cloture aeemed quite evenly
divided, and there are reasons'for believing
that it might be agreed upon
bat for the fact that the Democratic
party will soon be in the minority in
the eenate, a circumstance which led
ieme to advise atrainst the change who
had heretofore been considered favorable
to do it.
There was also a strong element presentfavorablo
to the nassnpa of the suzar
I bill as reported by the finance commitI
lee, Btrikin^ out all diflerentiala 011 sugar
i and leaving a straight revenue duty of
40 per cent ad valorem, but it was
j pointed out that if the attempt should
| be mads in this direction it would opon
up the entire tarifl question.
In the Semite.
Washington*, D. C.f Dec. 4.?Tho senate
*ai in session (or only half an hour
to-day m the leaders of tho majority
desired to caucus on the genoral order
ofbnaineifl boforo proceeding with tho
business itself. Thcro was time enough,
however, for Mr. Lodge, Massachusetts,
to have passed two resolutions for information
which promises to tyring tho
Hawaiian and Blu??fleld incidents boforo
Congress for comment nnd probably
criticism. There was the usual delugo
of bills and petitions incident to tho
opening days of a session, none of them,
however, being of public importance.
In the Hoiium.
Washington, D. 0., Doc. 4.?The seslion
of the house to-day was exceedingly
dull and uninteresting. Tho attendance
wai small and there was 110
flaih of any kind. A bill providing for
llie dodication of the Cnicarnauga and
Chattanooga military park .September
19and 20, 1895, and one for tho establishment
of a military park on tho aito
of the battle of Shiloh were passed, and
the remaindor of the day was devoted
}o a fruitless diacuuHion of the printing
bill,
ATTORNEY G KMC HAL'S KRI'OItT
Of Cnntiml Interest, Though Nothing In
Ms 1,1 -- -
?.... ... ?. ? rniiurn to *,niorco me rtntiTrmt
I.nwi
Wa*iungto!*, Doc. 4.?Tho attornoy
jwneral'a annual report ahowa that tho
aflaira -with which the dopartmont of
justice has had to deal during tho past
year have been, in some particularn, of
Unuiual intereHt and importanco. From
the figures given the continuous growth
o' business \n tho federal courts is
I tttnift'it.
In speaking of the aupromo court tho
attorney general saya that at no diatnnt
o>y it will bo "an diatinguiahod for tho
promptitude with whicti deciaionH tiro
rtnderei) as it was onco lor the delnya
inevitably accompanying thorn," nnd
predicts mm tho court "in the courne
f * f?w years will bo ablo to disposo of
" docket in the session of two or throe
jjionths, whilo tho justico will ho nhlot?
I Jjvote a reasonable amount of time t?>
I circuit court of appeals, and to thua
I Materially ?Jd to tho elflcioncv and
I Prestige of the courti."
II u r ?wtloning the iloadilylnerau
lag business of the circuit court of ip
peals, Mr. Olnev suggoats that, aa the
ayatem ha# come to stay, aa additional
circuit judge should be apDointod in
each of the seven and ninecircuila and
po?sibjy in the sixth.
The report shows the total number of
war claims referred by Congress to the
I court of claims up to the preaent time to
be 0,102? aggregating $30,000,000. Of
these -,177, aggregating on their face
the sum of $10,184,000 (the amount
. found due by tho court thereon being
1 onlv $2,344,000) have deen disposed of.
The failure of Congreaa to appropriate
for paymont.of judgments already
j rendered ia given as the reason for the
! lack of progress made in the French
spoliations cases, of trials on the one
I hand and the court from allowing this
class of busiiiesa on the other.
The report of the United States at|
torney for the court of private land
I claims preferred as establishing the fact
that a very larue number of important
| claims have been disposed of will result,
on the wholo, favorable to the government
and shows economy in the additional
appropriations requested of, and
allowed by Congress, bv way of pre...
nvinnu;nn i;r? n( . <'/! mnrt
, (which expire* by statutory limitation
on December31,1951.
The report shows thatduring the year
ending June 30, 3,205 United States
prisoners have been confined in the
various prisons of the country and on
that date that there were still 2,124 in
! confinement. Therefore the recommendation
that federal prisons be established
is renewed.
THE FEE SYSTEM.
The report directs attention to certain
recommendations m the last annual
report and requests their favorable
consideration by Congress. They
relate to:
1. The abolition of the system by
which United States district attorneys,
marshals, clerks and commissioners are
paid by fee.
2. The vesting in United States commissioners,
wherever it can legally be
done, and in the territories certainly,
jurisdiction over minor oflenaes within
the grade of misdemeanor.
3. Making writs of error in cases of
crime no capital unto the circuit court
of appeals instead of to the supreme
court.
4. The recognition of degrees in the
crime of murder and in the punishment
therefor.
5. Writs of error on behalf of the
United States in criminal cases.
The attorney general briefly reviews
the course takon by the department
with reference to the "Commonwealera,"
and says: "This department became
involved because the railroad
properties aoixed were in the bands of
receivers appointed by the federal
courts, and because thene court* at once
issued decrees for the protection of the
receivers and their property, and directed
the United Siatei marshals to
execute them. In very many instances
the marshals found themselves unable
to execute such orders by any force of
special deputies or any posse at their
command, but in no case was it taken
for granted that a marshal would not be
able to execute the processes of
the courts, lio was held bound to
uso his best efforts to execute
litem, ana, n laey wore suuruve,
was required to prove tho fact to the
department, not only by hia own representation!,
but, if the circumstances
permitted, by the concurring testimony
of the district attorney and of the fudge
issuing the writ. Tho troops were used
in each caao not as a poue comitatiu under
the command of a marshal, but as
an independent instrumentality, acting
under the immediate direction of the
the President through the array officor
personally in command. By this means
tho perils of n grave situation were
averVod, wide?pread lawlessness was
checked in its initial stage, great destruction
of property was prevented,
and large numbers of persons, oflenders
not so ranch from vicious intent as
from actual and threatened wants and
sufferings, w*re saved the consequences
of serious crime and escaped with only
moderate penalties.
TIIE FULUIAK STRIKE.
Mr. Olney devotes several pages* of
his report to the Pullman strike, in the
course of which he aaya that the rela- ]
tion te it of tho department of justice
was indirect and arose only when the
railroads of the country became involved
and tho passage of United States
mails and the movement of interstate
commorco were interfered with. "To
compel a settlement of disputes betweon
the Pullman company and a portion
r{ its employes," says the attorney
general, "nothing lees was meditatod
and aimed at than n complete stoppage
of all tho railroad transportation of the
country, state and interstate, and freight
as well as passengers. Such a result, involving
for a city like Chicago the loss
of tho very necessaries of life, it soemod
to bo tho duty of the department to
provent by tho most vigorous use of all
the legal weapons at its command."
'lhe attorney general reviews the
j action nf tho United States marshal
under tho direction of tho attorney general
in procuring an injunction from
, tho Lnitod States court against Dobs
and his associates, restraining them
from all interference with trains carry[
ing United States mails or engaged in
intor-Htate traffic, and soys that it was
I hoped that vigorous measures taicon by
the marshal would provo adequate to
I tho emergency and resort to the military
of tho government would be unnecessary.
Tho situation, howover, did not imI
nrnvn. and on J ill v 3 it had became so
serious that Marshal Arnold, Judiro
CirosHcup and United Status Attorneys
I Walker and Milchriit joined in a tele*
urn in urging tne immediate sending of
| troops to Chicago. This request was
complied with, and tho rosulfc of the
I legal proceedings roforred to and tho
I manifest determination and readiness
of tho executive to carry thorn iuto full
effect became at once upparont involvod
the obstruction of tho Unitod .State#
mails and tho paralysis of inter-stato
I commerce, was practically broken when
I tho United 'States troops roachod Chi*
' cago, and, being broken at that city,
' was in roality brokon everywhere else.
TO KIJDUO; MINKKS.
Oprrnlora In llio I'lUnhiirRlt District Will
JCmlunn tlin I'rlov.
Pirrsmmaif, Dec. I.?The railroad
I coal operators hold a mooting hore today
to take action looking towards a reduction
in tho prico of mining in this
district. A resolution was panned staling
that it is impossible to compote
I with lirms who !uo not paying tho *cali>
rate of sixty-nine cents and asking for
I a reduction. The matter was then reI
ferred to tho arbitrators, F. I* liobbins
and M. II. Taylor, for immudiato Ac*
| tion.
KOLB'S MESSAGE
i
Advises His Followers to Pursue a
Revolutionary Course.
i
THREflTEKS fl STATE OF ANARCHY ,
I
By AdrUIng Tax Collectors to Delay \
| All Payments Into tho Treasury
Until His Contest for tho Gorernor- 1
ship of Alabama is Hoard?Ho 1
I Charges Governor Oaten with Hero- '
| lutlonary Conduct?A Solemn Pro- '
test Against tho New Adininistra*
(ion.
^ (
Birmingham, Al\., Dac. 4.?tt. F.
Koib, who claim*i to bo govornor of
Alabama, to-day completed a message
to the legislature which he signs as
gover ?or and which will be transmitted
to the body to-morrow. The message
il also addressed to the Deople of Alabama,
and is a long and in many respects
revolutionary document, as it
recommends that his followor? do not
pay thftir tnxei for awhile. He furthor
says;
"I advise those tax collectors who
value the cause I represent, which will
assuredly prevail in the end, to delay
all payments of state taxed into the
state treasury until an impartial hearing
is had of our complaint under a fair
and honest contest law."
When it is remembered that the tax
collectors in thirty-eight out of sixty-six
counties in the state are Kolbites, it
be seen, if they take his advice, the
Kolb government will find strong support
and Alabama will be threateued
with anarchy.
In his message Kolb says further: 1
"The revolutionary conditions of our
I stale government rauat Decome mo uuuject
of your continued and most anxious J
contemplation. The plans of the
; usurpers, so alarming to you, are j
abating in nothing to reduce you to an
abject and final submission to their un- 1
bridled will and passion?. You have i
seen your just demands for tho full ex- 1
| ecution of tho election system of gov- <
eroor and other state olllcers, secured to 1
I you by sacred constitutional guarantees, i
deliberately sot aside by the legisla- ]
ture, itself only a creature of the conI
stitution. I declare to you. without t
! contradiction that if the present party I
In control of your government be not i
arrested in its mad career, no elections
can be held in Alabama under the law
and constitution." ^
"In the namo of the great body of
white men of Alabama, I have set in
motion their solemn protest. I have
taken the oath of governor and I intend J
to prosecute in your name my rignt to f
that offico, solely upon claims by your j
ballot cast in a legistimate way prescribed
by the forms of the law. 1 was {
appointed to it on August 6, 1834." f
The message concludes: "If Colonel i
Gates and his faction fear not the truth ; j
if they court equity and are ready to i
abide by justice, they will hesitate at t
nothing to remove the color o{ dishonor f
from liis title to tbo office lie has seized |
by arms. Again I say my contention is <
alone for the execution of the j:uaran- t
tees offered by the constitution of my j
state for liberty for all. I demand of |
i the legislature an action which every <
member on oath has bound himself <
solemnly to take in the observance of <
the constitution." t
LEXOW COMMITTER. ]
A Feature Dbj-FmIibp Uucey l'rotent. 1
Commissioner Andrew* Kxplaina.
New York, Dec. 4.?This, the second
day of the last session of the Loxow :
committee, was what might be termed
afeature day. Street cleaning Commissioner
Andrews was on the stand the *
greater part of the day. lie had askad 1
for an opportunity to explain away and 1
show tho falsity of the charges that had t
been made against him during the pro- |
vious session of the committee and
having to do with tho time when he :
was a commissioner ot excise.
Father Ducey was in his accustomed
seat during the morning. Ho declined t
i to disclias the possible etlect of his ap* .
! pearance at the sessions of the Lexow
I cominitteo in violation of the wishes of
| Archbishop Corrigan.
[ Commissioner Andrews' testimony i
consisted almost entirely in spocitic
denials of the charges that had been J
made asrainst hi in. Sometimes when tie
I was not ready with a denial ho present- .
I ed an explanation which throw a diller1
eat light upon the tarmactions that /
otherwise would be prououueed shabby
| by Mr. GofF.
The revocation of the licenso of tho
I Tortoni soloon was a point around 5
wlitnh tho morning's controvorav seem
! ed to hinge. Tho application of a man
named Lutnbort wag refused, butsubsa* ?
qnently a license was granted to a man t
named Lewis. Commissioner Androwa j
claimed that Lambert was possoaaed of t
a bad character while Lewis had thoenI
dorseinent of Judge White and others.
Judge White was afterwards sworn and
denied tho statement that he hod ever
approvoil of tho application of Lowis or
any other person for a saloon.
CHINA-JA1WN \V A It, 1
A Kwport Tlmt Field Alnmluil Ymungntn
In III?Other Mnttnrn.
London, Dec. -I.-?A despatch to tho
[ Contral News (rotn Tokio says a report ,
to which much credence is given is curI
rent thoro to the oflcct that Field Alar|
filial Yainngata, commander of tho 1
Jupaneso army, is so soriously indis- t
posod that it has been decided necos- ]
sary for him to bo invalided and one of
the court chnmborlaitiH linn started for ]
tlin front with a messago froui tho em* ,
poror. J
Lieutenant General Nodzu, the ,
despatch also flays, lias been promoted
to lm a gonoral and will at onco reautno
command of the first Ja panose army* !
The Times corrospondeut in Cbu Foo
save:
Foreigners hora aro preparing for do.
fonco. Tim Chinosu liavo littlo conlideuce
in tho report that an armistice is 1
about to bo concluded. 1
, <? >
Another Japan ?*? Vlcinry, i
London, Doc. 5.?Tho Tiuies lias a '
dispatch from Kobe, Japan,stating that
levoral thousand Tonuhako attacked j
tho Japanese troops at Konir Ju. in
Southern Korea, on Novembor 28. Tho j
japanoho wero victorious, and tho longhales
wero slaughtered wholesale. '1 wo
of tho leaders of tho rebels wero killed, t
EXCITEMENT AT WESTON.
Hi# Kcquel to th? K?lf-W?'?on Tragedy
Mmj 11b h l^uctilug ? The PrUoncr
irungljr Guarded ? IIU Iodl(T?renc?
About ih? Mutter.
' jxclal IHipalch to ike JnUUiQtnctr.
Weston, VV. Va., Doc. 4.?Excitement
8 running high here to-night, and there
ire all kinda of rumors concerning the
self \Vataon tragedv.
All telephone and telegraph coramuncation
is cut off between here and Roanoke,
tho scene of the shooting. and the'
.aonrf i I utn.l that n nrivntfl minor
tiae announced the death of Emma
Watson at 5 o'clock this evening.
Owing to the wreck of a freight train
communication by rail is also cutofi.
Tho facts that not a word can bo had
irom that place, and that questionable
characters have been loitering on tho
streets of Weston, give rise to the suspicion
that a lynching of Self is being
contemplated, and to avert a repetition
[>f the Jones lynching, Sheriff Hall,with
well armed guards, secretly removed
tiim from jail under cover of darkness
to a place of safety.
Self is deliaat, exhibiting no apparent
concern as to the outcome except to express
his firm hope of mooting his vic;im
in a bettor world.
Self, whoso age is 20, claims that owng
to parental interference ho was unible
to woo and win his fifteen-year-old
iweetheart in this world, and decided
;hat thoy should die together, and was
>n)y deterred from committing suicide
iv a timely recollection of a scriptural
njunction against self-murder.
PUBLIC PHINTING.
UuI.h Opened at Clutrleaton?The Competition
ClotM?liouuclly Appeurri to
lidve It.
fyxria! DwpatcJi to tht Intelliaencer.
Charleston, W. Va., Dec. 4.?Bids
or state printing, stationary aud bindng
were opened to-day. No contracts
vere awarded. Jiio board adjourned
intil to-morrow afternoon anu will conlider
bids with closed doora. Competition
is close and Moaea VV. Donlelly'a
bids on all three contracta appear
to bo the loweat.
There wore fifteen biddora. anions
hern J. A. -Miller, Jarrett & Floyd, Ii
II. Horner, S. C. liutler. The others
veto from outaide tho state.
TILLMAN KBTIKKa
Hie Succeifior of the South' Csrollni* Governor
I* Inaugurated*
Columbia, S. C., Dec. 4.?Benjamin
[tyan Tillman is no longer governor of
south Carolina- At 1:30 p. m. to-day
je was aucceeded by hia* chief lieutenmt.
John Gary Evana. Several thou
iand persona assembled in the hall of
he house of representatives, despite a
aw and chilly day with intermittent
ains.to witness the ceremonies of inluguraiion.
As the inaueural proceslion
entered the band played "Hail to
;Uo Ohief." Prominent among; those
>n the rostrum were United States Senitor
Irby, ex-Governor Tillman and the
usticea of tho supreme court. After
jrayer by the Rev. John A. Rice the
lath of office was administered to Governor
Evana by Chief Justice Mclver.
jovernor Evans thfcn stepped forward
;o address the audience.
After mu?ic, Lioutenanfc Governor W.
[I. Zimmerman was conducted into
jffice and addressed the assembly.
EX-GOVEKNOIt ItOWIti DEAD.
tlarylnml'B Dlntlnjculnheil DemocrnCio War
Lender Pannes Awnjr.
Baltimore, Md., Doc. 4.?Ex-Governor
[)den Bowie died at his home, "Fairriew,"
Bowie, Md., at 3:30 o'clock this
Tim <*nrl na mn nnnnnfullv whiln
IUW. -..WW
ho ex-governor was surrounded by tho
nembors of his family.
Ex-Governor Bowie's first appearance
n politics was a* a Democratic candilate
for member in tho Maryland house
>f delegates tho year ho returned from
ho Mexican war. He wai defeated, but
tfo years lator waa elected, being the
>:?ly successful Democrat. In 1801 tie
aras a candidate for tho senate, but was
lefeated by military interference. In
804 he waa nominated for lioutonant
fovernor of .Maryland and defeated by I
he vote of tho soldiers. All during tho
var ho used his utmost endeavors to |
teop tho Democratic party organizod.
llo wai elected governor by over 40,>00
majority in 1SG7.
KX-GOVKIlNOIt AIIBOIT DEAD, i
<?\r Jflrupy'* Citizen Dion I
After n Lengthy Ilium*.
Jkrsky Citv, N. J., Doe. 4.?Ex-GovtrnorLoon
Abbott died at his residence j
his afternoon. The governor had been I
fullering from diabetes a long time, ami
his was tho cause of his death.
Au rx.I'renclier Sentenced.
New York, Doc. 4.?Timothy O'Conlell,
an ex-clorgyman of the Baptist dolominatior.,
was to-day sentenced to
;woive monms impnnoiimouv ior cuun- |
ml aasault upon a girl of ten years.
BRIEFS FROM THE WIRES.
Minora at Ashland, Ivy., have struck
(gain-it tho employment of non-union
non.
Tho oioction In Now Haven. Conn.,
rcMiitori in even a more Comploto overthrow
of the Democratic party than
hat-of last month. Tho city wont 2,500
ilof> ublican.
Tho Jacksonville, Fla., city council
ias repealed the ordinance punned to
lermit tho (Jorbett-.Mitchell fight, it i<
tot probable any more lights will be
)ermittod there.
Tho English papora say it is the bu?iiea*
of Eoropo to nee that tho porpotraora
of ttio Turkish-Armoniaii outrages
iro pununon, ann mm me uum nre?Kip
of Turkian ruloin Europo in faced.
Colorod citizen* of ClArknvilln, Tenn.,
ivliito-cappod Luther Walton, an old
nith enre doctor, for persuading colorod
voii)on to lenvo their husband*, claimnj
thnt ttin l.ord had commissioned
imi to so adviho thorn.
Thoiwanjw of rnees of rheumatism I
iave boon cured by Hood's iiarsuwirUUi. ;
IIiih is abundant reason for ooliof that
t will cure you. S
Smith Browinj? Co. makes tlio boat
do, porter and brown itout.
A LECTURE ON INDIA
By Rev. Father Younan, of the
Paullsts, last Night.
THEflRlOM HflLLWflS PACKED FULL
Of People to H??ir a Talk on a Pictureoquo
and Interesting Country
by One who w.n B>ru In it?The
iteiigioiin, ijangua^fts, cosiuine^
and Habits Illustrated.
The lecture Riven at Arion hall last
night by the Rev. Father Yotinan.of the
Paulist fathers, was largely attended.
About 675 people were present, but
many more tickets were sold than wore
used. Those who attended wore amply
repaid. Father Younan delivering a
very fine lecture on "India, and its
Life." The reverend gentleman is a
native of India, having been born In
Calcuttn.
The lecturer first gave a graphic description
of the life, habits and religions
of the natives, and then followed with
stereopticon view* illustrating his text.
He then gave a talk on the boauties of
the Himalayan mountains, the hichost
in the world, and closed with views of
mountain scenery. All through his
talk lie deeply interested his large andionce,
and with his chariniug wit kept
his hearers ammed, and the talk on the
beauty of the scenes wan instructive
and entertaining.
The territorial extent of India, said
tlio speaker, is about 1,500,000 square
miles, and it supports a population of
about 320,000,000 people. The ianyuauo
spoken, however, is so divided that the
country has 107 distinct tongues spoken,
'ihe soil is rich, and the climate is so
divorsifiod as to present overy phase of
temperature, rainfall and moteorlogical
phenomena. In some parts the rainfall
averages 700 inches per annum, and in
other localities not a drop of rain falls
for six or seven years. The temperature
frequently reached 150 degrees on the
plains, while in the mountains are snows
thai novor melt and rivers frozon into
solid ice. The quality of the corns
found in India are of such high grado
as to stand pre-eminent in the world'*
production of precious atones. The
pearls, diamonds, rubies and emerald*
of India are marvels of beauty and of
lame dimensions.
Father Younan said he had seen cups
cut out of a single emerald a* lurge as
his list, and necklaces of pigeon Dlood
rubies worth millions of dollars.
Tlio leading religious ueiiein ui ma
inhabitant* of India are Hindu, .Mohammedan
and Buddhist. The Hindus
are idolators and the selections of their
idols are not made with especial care.
A block of stone, a tree of a peculiar
fhape or any peculiar object readily assumes
the form of a deity. The Mohammedan
religion, followers of the
prophet, is sensual in its character and
the only word that can portray its organization
is corrupt. The history of
its cruelty and massacres are the most
shocking pages of human history, 'iho
Buddhist religion is a mixture of Confucianism
and other doctrines and the
followers of this faith have many
curious manners of propitiating their
deitiei. A wheel is inscribed with a
sacred word and the faithful by turning
the wheel imagine their petitious are
being repeated; a prayer is written
upon a piece of cloth and this suspended
from the branch of a tree, and
the passing breeze swaying the cloth is
a sufficient means to relievo them from
the task of repeating them.
The question ot dress is one which
does not largely '.nterest the lower
classes. The cost of dressing amounts
to probably twenty cents for a year and
a half. The dress virtually consists of
a cloth around the loins and a short
skirt, while a turnan surmouma mo
head. This dross is practically the
same for the women, although a larger
amount of cloth it uso<l and the skirt is
somewhat longer. The rest of the body
is covered with copious applications of
mustard and coacoanut oil. Tho stylo
of dress is varied according to tho class
or condition of the wearer, and a
native's locality can bo recognized from
his drees, l'ho condition of these
clothes are largely in need of washing,
as the question of cleanliness is nno
that does not entor largoly into their
religious faith. Thechildron under tho
aze of twelve years are clad only in
their natal garments.
Tho dress of tiio native princos, rulers
and high clashes, are, however, marvels
of richness and coloring. They show a
striking regard for jewels, tho women
wearing jowelry totally covering tiie
hands and arms, while tho ankles, lower
limbs and even the nose receivo a share
in the decorations.
The same differences existing in regard
to dress are likewise found in the
matter of living ami honsos. The habitaiions
of the lower orders are mere
I huts made of bamboo posts and covered '
with matting, while tho man who can
steal a piece of gunnysack for n door
screen is the envied of his neighbors
Some sleop upon tho hare ground and j
others in the branches of trees. The
nmnbur of snakes makes this out-ofdoor
life extremely dangerous. The
furnituro of too interior of the huts is
notablo by its absouce. The range is
substituted by a h da in tho ground and
tho collection of kitchen utensils seldom
exceeds one pot. The bed inay be a
| picco of plank, or a ropo bed. The bod j
i is generally occupied with a host ot
other occupants which are not condu- '
cive to peacelul slumber.
I On the other hand tho palaces and ,
| temples of tho country are among tho
'richest in the world, lie dwelt upou
the richness of ono of tho .Mohammedan '
| torn pies. The interior is lavishly decor'
atod with mosaic work in precious gomi
I and tho toinple was surmounted hv a 1
dome of solid gold thirty-five feet in '
diamoter. Ho told a story in connection
with the illustration,
stating that theN ruler under
whose auspices the structure was '
erected, upon |it? completion tore out J
?rt nrnVHiiI >
11)0 OVUM "i ?no ....... ..~w.
hiin I'rom btiildiriir R (inor ono.
The bill of faro presented at an Indian
banquet would not be one to win the 1
appreciation of tile yourmaml. Hice iit
tint bxiMif* of food, Ami this is addod to by
(lih and meat curries. A (inscription
of the monnor of preparing lite currn?* y
fiirtiiaiind inoro amiHemont than appo? t
lite. Xlio use of kiuve^ fork* and
HpooiiH is deMined unnecessary, an J the
hands are used for the coiiveval of food '
to the mouth. Tho hands are'tilled and
then the mouth, and when required the
hand is uflod an a rummer to force the J i
<
food into the mouth. The food if
placed on the ground nn,j tlie wu?sU
are rented on the ground also. After a
meal?thev eat one meal a day?a ?moke
is indulge j in, and then they sleep until
the food is dieted.
Speaking of the inhabitant! of India
the speak-r raid that they were of all
kinds and the bravery of tome of them
outclassed anything in the world. He
spoke a!?o of the vigorous campaign
made against the usurping hosts of
Kuropenn nation*. The manner in
which one class of the natives attack a
cavalry regiment is unique. A small
race of men, they put their heads down
arm r 11?11 un.ior tne norses, ana witn a
lartft* knife disembowel Hit) boasts.
Speakine of Indian servant*, he Raid
they c?>ul?l bo hi rod for about $2 50 a
month, i'hia did not include food,
lodging or clothes, which thoy furuim
themselves.
The stereoptiran views wore very
fine ones, but from the imperfection o(
the apparatus some of th<?m did not
biiow up well. 1 i,o life and religious
ceremonies of tho different tribes, the
manner of their burial rites and other
curious and in teres tint; traits wore
illustrated and explained by tiie reverend
gentleman. Ti?#* manner of sac*
rificing to the idols and a description of
the temples and idols were received
with marked appreciation. About *ixty
views of this character wore displayed.
lather Younan tlion irave a description
of a trip to tho Himalayan range
in u very line inannor. ihe beauty of
the mountains a/id the water/all*,
glaciers, snow bridges and other attractive
Rconery was presented on the
ennva<?. and everv nlmnn of mountain
travel wa* interestingly dwelt upon.
The last picture wan u striking likeness
of the reverend gentleman, and the
appreciation of tho audienco was shown
by the prolonged applause. Ho in a
pleasant and polished lecturor and the
large audience which wont away delighted
wiil lone remember tho charming
evening spent in his ontortainiug
presence.
Tli? Minora' Keller.
Jerry Mead trot home from the
Blanch mine* last night. The committee
apportioned the fund* they had
raised amon,' the victims of the late explosion
there. The Wneoling committee
raised S.j.'lG 05 nnd its expenditures
were S3-, while the Steuben vi lie committee
raised $257 '.?5 and upeat So'2 (id.
The net amount of cash on hands wag
$708 75, which will do much pood.
There wore also donated at Mtenhenville
eight pairs of shoes, six pairs of stockings
and one pair of blankets.
The miners have returned to work in
the bank, but all the Italians who
worked thore are leaving, tearing that
the mine is still unsnfo.
Ilurglury oil Eleventh Street.
loo, ?.? rnilai.pnnf T
0. O'Kwefo, 011 Eleventh street, was
broken into by burglar*, who gained an
entrance through tlio window. They
stole all the money in the till, a lot of
cigars and some other small articles.
There is thought to be a pretty good
clue to the thieves, buts no arrest* have
boon made.
EN Cm MSI! COM M I'JXTfl
On th? President's flope of
Free Trail? Until DemocraU Are Again
In Power.
London, Dec. A.?The Pall Mall Gazette,
commenting upon Proaident
Cleveland's annual message to Congress,
says this afternoon: "President Cleveland
reitoratos his faith in free trade;
but we do not expect to get any more
out of thp tariir controversy. That
chance is lost until the Domocrats return
to power with more sense in their
heads."
Tlio Globe pave: "There is no touch
of spread eagleism in the message or the
lightest desire to tweak John Bull's
nose. On the contrary President Cleveland
hail flirt rmiriii'n to tlinMaV a
friendly attitude toward* Grout iiritain
on certain questions, which, if roughly
handled, would eaiily provoke international
umbrage.
"We advisedly call his language courageous,
for his caretul avoidance of
other wort of talk is certain to provoke
the wrath of the Irish Americans.
"As in foreign affairs, so in domestic
affairs, is there ample proof that ho has
the courage of his convictions."
A T01tl?Ml)<> TK8T.
rho Trlnl on Ronrtl ilit* 31n1nc I'roven a
Complete Siirrmii.
Brooklyn, N.Y., Dec. 4.?Commodore
Sicard, his staff", the chief of the departmeutof
ordnance and n large number of
naval officers, witnessed tho torpedo
tube test on board tho cruiser Maine at
tho Brooklyn navy yard to-dav. The
object of tiio to<t was to a-p?>rtain the
accuracy and alignment of the tube and
to verify tho scale of dogrees and tolnutes
marked on the rotary track by
means of which tho tube is aimed anil
wlietlior or not the scab* agreed wim
that in tTTo torpedo conning and aim
room above. The torpedo was fired and
truck the water in a perfect line with
tile point aime<i at, which nhowed per*
(eel uniformity between the scale in tlio
conning room and the scale in the tuba
room. The ollit??>rs who witnessed the
lost aro fiiciily pleased al its success.
Commodore .Si?*ard will send a Uetaiiod
ro|)ortof the test to Washington.
Tin: C<?l l\Q MY.
tVltn?*ftc(i Truiify riint tlin Columbus Sol*
dim tt'urn Drunk.
Colcmbcs, 0., Dec. 4.?The court of
nquirv investigating the conduct of
?oionol Coit, at Washington Court
Houso, reconvened to-day and examined
a lar^e number of witnesses
n behalf of tho citizens. A number
of ealooniets and bartenders
?vere on the stand. They all
nureo that tho Coiutnbus soldiers were
drinking and that a number were drunk
in the dav of tin* shooting, but all tha
Washington s ddinrs were teetotalers.
fV number of well-to-do citizens of
Washington C. II. testified in a similar
Tli? moinrilv rtf wiin?w4itn *aid
iirawi. ~
;lu?y .lid not beliove Colonel Co.t wab
ntoxicated.
St?'f%tn?lilp Arrival*.
New York? NordUod, from Antwerp; Fuerst
lUauirck. from Genoa.
\Y?/*tli??r Fnr?*c?i?l for Tn-dnjr,
F t west Virginia. lair; warmer; aouthweit
rinds.
For WV tern Pt-nmrlvanlt. ftir; warmer; laitviulm;
vomit ?o-t wind*.
I or Ohio, fair; wnrmer, aouthwcu winds.
ii?v:?'r.Mnuiatvun vwkkday,
i? fttrninlioil ?> .* Siist.pk. drujrgfot, corner
dnrket aud Kourtccuih street*.
7ium :ui 3 p. m 40
m :i.i! 7 p in W
[- a. in 40] WoatUor?Uoudy,

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