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Anglolphobia in New York is creijt4)d
with one' godl thing- .l..'d.;wo of the
American systema of "treating gall hands
round," which is the direct cause of a
great deal of in temperance. Though not
quite aholiahed, it has gone greatly out
of fashion. It is not now considered
a breech of gooud fellows):ip to stand u;
at a her and drink at another's eiipi ~e.
The messengers appointed by the
electors of the various ftatc- to camr
the results of their action to Washaing
ton are paid according to the uuileage
traveled. The Wisconsin messenger
received as mileage $'2'7.60; Iowa mes
senger 02W.1.6; Mirnesota $06.50.
The highest amount was paid time Ore-'
on messenger, who travels 3,116 miles,
and received $7761.59; the lowest was
Maryland's messenger whose pay was
French architects are preparing plane
for an iron tower for the eipositica of
18119, which is to be 1,0040 feet high.
This I. nearly twice the height of the
Washington monument, and its con
struetion will he a truly marvelous
achievematat. It will be furnished with
an elevator orlift,by which vL-fors will
he taken to the top for asmali fee. It
will also be used for astronomical and
meteorological observations, for experi-'
ment. in sigaalling and other scientIfic
The ooinmiseanm oppointed to fxof
a felt prime for the land overlooklnj
Niagara falla. have reported that thei
have appraised the property at $1,400,
000. The ownera claimed an aggregatE
value of $5,000,000, but most of then
acquieece ia the appraisement of thi
commission. The New York leglaatnns
will be asked to appropriate the nun
named, and It in probable that a hill kE
that effeet will pase. If no, the visitors
to this unpapralleled natural wonder will
have free acess to the hanks of thm
chana and the inlande above the falle
Emigrants are pouring Into Califor.
ala at the rate of 1,200 to 1,800 a week,
aye the San Francisco Chronicle.
Mont of them nettle in the southern
part of the state and engage in fruit and
wine-growing. Many of the emigrants
are men of maneen, who go to the coon
try in seearch of health and ameled to
devote themselven to congenial busineaa.
The poorer cliannee go to the northern
eounties and engage In agricultural pur
suite, while about 80 per cent. of the
whole number push up north to Oregon
and Washington Territory. The popu
lation of California in now about one
The navinga bank systems of Manna
chusetta now includes 168 institutions,
with deposits amounting to $696,720,.
146, or $10,100,000 mnore than a year
ago. The open aecounts number 826,
008, having increased by 19,908 within
a year. These two itema of gain show
the esteem In which the baeksanra held.
Of the 168 eoneerna, 117 have paid
4 per cest. internet to deponitorn thin
year. 90. d per ceet.. 19, 4} pest cent.,
and only 9 have returned an little as 8
par met. The greater part of the loane
male by these anstitutions froma their
deposits stand at 4t, 5, 54, and 6 per
cent. All Maasachusette savings benka
are mutual corporatlona-that in to nay,
the earnings In full, less expenases of
operation, go to the depositors.
The Canadian Glovernmnent Is main
bluning this winter on the shores of
Hudsno Bay seven stations, with four
men in each station. These parties are
taking scientific observations, noting
*the conditions andi state of the Ice, and
securing other data wbich will enable
the Dominion Government authorities
to determine how long during the sum
mer season Hudson Bay may bo em*
ployed as an outlet to Europea for the
products of the western provinces of
Canada. It is expected that these sta
tions, which have boen established at a
cost of shout 01100,00), will he main
tained for three or four years, and that
they will compll~ete the survey of the
bay and strait, and of the miost impo~rt
ant harbors and rivers. The evidence
of the Hudson Bay Company and of
many whalers shows that from twelve
to fourteen weeks of navigation can be
depe~nded ajion, and we liave no f,,ets to
show that the water is not opien for a
CURTa si MEIS M To irn
RAILROAD 4. UX8TRLC1Itjy.
Mussed .16k M neseh f as.131.vlst Ia As
lbs tale." -o Toerissebe-Y' semmeemss
Advance sheet. of the hallway Age show
:ha following rOooS ls of railway co~atruo.
'ion for the year 114441:
Pltatea. Mlmes.; Stales. Miles.
New Englead States- Tenresnee....... 7
Meleea ........ 41 hentcueh.......
ywalphr.. msur ettetmost ....... 4 Uinneosta,.........7
tnaesaah,"toe.t... Ill i-wa .........1:
Wieode Island. ... . 3iin.curt ..........1
.'.,aetrtent ..... 33 Arkansan.. .. 3
Kee'n I1id le state-.-- L.nnaia
Ncw York...... .)' Kanas Delta
New Jerse........ 19 D~akota.... ....
Pomiawviaula.. 4..52 N,.e~aska........t
itelaw lOe........ 24 Kn -411sca........l
St,ortead sad D. C.. 37 luntIon Territory.. .
Y ,ta ies Wns Stat-.- Texan ........ 7
+t Varatota ...7.. C.lorsado Belt
lwi... t....... I,.2 C.'lnraela...... 34
1, -lo s ..a..... 214 ,n'sna
11;-.-talg........ KG N.w Mrzro..... s.
Ililieis...... . fit Utab ......... 7
Wiseonsin .......224 1tyoming.........
Virginia .......Its Californ.rn....a. a
North Carolina.... 1. ItNeada ..........
teeth Ciarsoila.... 7'tr-eon ........ .211
Gieer gla.........I tAriz,zna........ 1
Plrid l a ¶Al e .
Alabam a .... ..... 7. ... 4 t'..ar..1 shlngtto a ............ s2
Mlsianisslr.t.. ... . 444
The states and territorien showing the
great1et aodditions to their mileage are Iowa
sad ninue-ota. achd 2~711 ntiles, D~akota
2165. Peuntmvtvanle 2i5:i. Nlismlol~ppt 24141,
Wisconsin 27124 and ttr--leon 211t. In the
others the incrense roan. trom. 4 to 111W
miles The number of linesn retorteds t114441.
aygalast 257 lent year. ant the average ea
Ietaia oaly a little over 24) mtle to each
The following table' shows thme conupara.
tive railway mileage for the past ten years:
M41c ilesI mll Mile,
Tess built. Year. built. Year, built.
1571.... 1.714 1s i4.... 4.721 RutS.....64:14
3574.....2.712 I5S).... 7.31743504.....,474
154714.. ..2.4)47 In" l3....l1,2.ii
Wash Conner figcmres out Jay Gould's income
at tl,ttUO,tatM) a yeanr.
The total railway ronnrtrnction for 1104 was
3,b4)7 wiles, the lows at since 34475.
The anthracite coal c~naferencc agreett ono
3O,tJUO,UUI tons as the production of 114424.
3. Plait Carpenter, governor of Montana,
left his home at Ponughkeepsie, N. T. for Helena.
Henry Binwenger f l'niladnlphla dropped
deadwhilessitttng at a able tetllngajoke to a
The LouIsiana sugar crop Is said to ho very
poor. andI planters aer gino' v over neat year's
INew York newspapers saw said to be in a
very bardl-14ondition, owing to sadly de
Friends of the Blair cutneational kill say they
lintend to push It to the front ini the hous soon
sfier the reasasembling o~f congress.
Mra. Lead W. ltoetling, widow of the late
Joha A. Itoebtlmig. the famous engineer, died
recently alter a protracted illness at New York.
Gen. Wolsolet has received a small pinee of
pae with (len. Gordon's genuine seal on the
beidald LDec. 14, saying Khartoum was all
Merralis & to., lusg, Mey dealers of Pittsfield
ti embarrassed. Liabilities, fill),tH to 6W0.
031, lrgely in Western lumberpoen and in
Cheaster Htolcombe, secrotary of the American
lsgation at Pekin asn,"rto thact the Chinese re
gar theUnted ttastes more leiidiay than any
Es-Get. Ordway asa organtaed a D~akota
banking and invertmcnt rein4 pany, with a
branch offic in N aslngiouan sd headquarters
Its Christmas club, a benevolent and char.
it"l Inistitution of which Mliss Nellie Arthur
Ia p feidt. gave a Christmas dinner to SUl
It Is reportud tat lion. 5. W. Morford of
Watertown, Dak., bas mad.l arrangements to
leave him eutenairo farm. said return to Owa
beam to reside.
The newapapera of mtew York are said to be
saperleuoaag amseason of verybhardthnee. nearly
iii of them having suffered .eriously from
loss of eubscribere.
Cattle are out at Gordoaville, Csa, for the
marriage of Master Willie Ileott of Gordoeville
Wlforyrs.and Ml.. Jeunne Porry ci
( rsstn, . V.,aged ala yearsn
At TitNa, Ohio, Young Man Buckley gained
tie af ctitnu and the fortune of Widow Crom
well, aged seventy-ave, chi'aed with her, and
te sow missiag with her $tuk,UlP.
It I. maid at Omaha that Superintendent
Havens, of the tujon P'acific bridge division,
recently made a deterutinet effort to cmmmit
euielde with morphine. He haa beau aick for
In the Christ church cathedral, Berlin, ro
easily, Lord William U;nuvugham Plunket, lord
bihoep ofeath, waaroneeerated archbihaosfDbi.Tebso fLwrc ofre
Victorlano Nicues, a mill oisalre of Carmn
Maxlen, celebrating him g 'dJan weidding recent
ly, ent Slittº,Otet in a lump to the tatenet-eatoa
duitan aehi. government StiU,tlt to
help pay ito debts..
Sylveeter Marsb, projecto~r and president of
the Mount Waabington railroad, dirtlat Con
cord, N. it., recently, aged eighty-one. He
was one of the pleneoar in the pork packing
bustnes. in the weat.
(len. Fremontist goat.. K t Mexiec to examine
the title to l:t,ttxyteuK acrce of lard purchaedi
by an American syndleat,,. It is lo-tluated to
bring over front guo.p.. a colony of 4,410) lwr
lone to settke on the tract.
In conaequcuce of the r ceipt fruit London
of information that a plot a~lsu"d to dra~troy
property in Mauneheteri, ixtra narttls and juu
trosmhaae Mernlplayed..It dut~ty at ther liuiic
buildings ant tol the etreets,
The log Adtniral eatitalad at l'tai'ago. An
eonat an the clnnklela-redt away a ..areth was
made for the" crew. Ithree to n otat tr. rhe-v
were ('apt. Aistrew Sir."e Logitoer Josephl
Hogan aisu Witlitan Itt- o' cc, ,um.
The wilt if lRev. tt,tsta ý li-'e ven, whso ctsel
in tlwitzertandl tart -nlk. w~a tit,,d lt (Ibteago..
g tlit'lr worthi or ta~reo... i". 'l'etc. ail It AV'.
it allto hitt wite, ', hari .1t. It. 4' o c
lProf. l).,retontaot \,"w- h,.rk r". v-too
tia o ,,t'ieti is C, etuta lack s at, tolilaa,.td
ruehirlaiautait.¢ati,.gt'ti r't,n, iii."" o
Ameicrana w-."atlir. It" tr -It- tI, tit Its ~
yearste litlti.r~gtylv,hi,"a ilt I. -ill, giti-..
Faila iih, last vtear wn-r," a-hlo-: a-os
bloaks a. *miKJN1; risdncn.ksca. S$i,,ie4t; atreet
iwmpnngennta. SlO.EUO;D eharnehea. $$1100 is
tai nl'y nsmpr.venyememn geatlamaned), SfIrt.thkm.
The mb-jell of thne last worldas exposition ns*
Ian.e wag unward of Il.tenmGIVI, and that of
Viennina in Itn:t, wag ovn"r $in,Ialttt~ntt The
1'h I .dlepIna fair ta lamm;. amn tha manly mane
am-n," that of Loudman, inn lSr ; that paint cpes.
As mampoetasa emameaet haa hoas maile in New
tnnrk, whinih cals far the delivery of ahoutt
ZtttM',tIt11 poummnls of Lake tilejrior linnlt nm..
Pnnr. IDmdnnrnir are to be emnsla mesthly Inor
the Urn- moustb a sst waning, bealmanasg with
Dn.patelnas frome Cautralla, (lisla, aad eths.
er ponnnst inn Illiaosa. ls.Ilnate that fall wheat is
rnmamneirably daanag~.d by the igenseast rats
onf the jemal few day. The grain has benesa
waahed fatam tins grmnned aa*t3hes3a bad cow
nllien for freeuiag weather.
At the mayoras bamnquet ia Usesrek, the maly.
or prapoasnl, aa tbs Sea: toast, tnsla.ad a Na
tnan.,e w hirhe deaerilsal asa loyal toast I.
trishamas. Thomsas 0 brwneaK P'.. responmmilg
to the losal, praload the Ltmserfrh corporatlo.
for tna aseassafuJ realsalams ofth lbxstra polles
Airs lealaD isalrayslMiler Ues..deygeoeb
house. Total lne..s slock. *tttI,1Mt tn $MttlUlt
builtintig, St3,ntam. ('hnar'enn F. I mmiilt. meaw
.oefIti noonr, suetainnnd a lons of $14I tclt.
(*n-nnrge h. Iuntanlgag A Ink hardware nlsalees.
iennn alenet $ A'I~mtt C. C. Tennssny, hat annd far
deleanr loan, *10,tW.0
The governnmnnnt of Victoria has innanneetoml
its Lon-Ion.af egnt to prnntc.t a~annnnt thme anmnes
ationn of New (1011wa 1wv th~reany. It rays if
thfe tnrriton-v is no.? rtn-annnnn-l endi aanesatnmnnnn
the New M.hrin:." tv Fritter In permoittenl tins
n'etranngnmnntnt fronnm Ihn moterle counntry of the
cntontiea wilt Ibe increased.
Leopolni Yonn tirenana wan foaled dea.J In his
apartmennn inn Btanltiore r-n-rnntiy. Hs wag sat
fnocatn-n bys Fan generated In a .oat oit atove.
it, wan thne rnnnn.f a general to thbs Maoana army.
Inn tine tnhune wags foundnn a hansk tnook with Sl1,
lill to l~ie cm-nuit. He han railt to hats rseesled
*WIX' a mn.motln from tiermamnty.
Inn the Frenc eln eate Neline, minisiaer of agu
culture, annonnnnnnn-n that tine gnnvernnment wnnuldl
imneict nnponn the anlnnlti'nt of tins eisa-ms mnnrras
linig tine duly ann cattle, winib the tominmittee
had enpprraend. Its pomonit-n the govnrnm
mnneint wonunln don everythilng inn ita power to hes
provet the posntiona of farmers W. alr
Tne. Ixannlonn Tel-graph nay. Wewaer
satmnd the romanamnlr nof tine Annrtritlan atationn
nsa Ie-cn ordlered t ., hoiat tihe lritiah llagf nny-r
t0ne Lnntialade gronepo n f islatnna, andn over
Lnnng istamol and lIonn- melad a obeor powers
foresbandow ann intenntion Inn anoneathe Islaanls at
shorts nnoutigsnnna to Australia."
The present winter profuse~ to leach theesit
tle men of Morntana a severe loeon as to the
folly of bringitng unaccltntated cattle into tie
territory late it the season. (If the ,1'501
~pitgrian" retitnatej to have been driven sen
Mnaalast sesahwo it ie tclitevrr that no leass
than :tl,7.ta will have pe'riahed biefore the optens
ing of spring.
The earth continues to quake In the provIn
ceen of (tranada and Malaga, cannIng enormous
destruction of lire and property. It Is estimata
ed that during the pet week no less than .4ttlt
persons have bee. all~ed. The people have ta
ken to the fietda and the towna are deserted,
Subecriptions have been started fit the rebel
of the sufferers.
W. F. Do Resert and Nathan Peausaen gaged
in astreet duel recently at Rlockwood, Tens.
Thyhdadfiutytheday previous, and
swore vengeance. When they met on the street
they began firing at sadh other with shiotguns.
lie Itoseett retervrel a locad in the lace, and
another in an a-rm, and Pasean was shot In the
forehead and neck.
The secretary of the navy han sent the fol
lowing telegram to all comanudants of navy
yaide: "D~ischarge all etmployee who have
hitherto bien paid ruder the six months' ap
lprot.isattou act except thorie requtred to pre
ven te dstuctonofproperty andloeanof
life, and alt ench most work witheut agree,
meal for compensation."
Among the large checka that passed the New
York clearing house was one for 3'ti1ti0tt,
drawn by Joseph Punlitzer on the American
Exchange National lank, representing the
balance of the prireipal and interest on the
original purchase of the Worhld The original
p rice was S ttt,tttt. ioe World paid a cash
dividend of Sttii,t~tt for 10d1
The Btustiin government has proposed a
plan for the ..-ttlement of the Egyptain qutes
tion, which will probah~y be acceptable to
Fratice, vi.. lisat rho new, loan be guaranteed
by all the pows is at a smtall reduction of in.
terest, any sniplits obtainable to he divided
among the creditors, aitd that the Btritish with.
draw from Egypt en a fissi date.
Near Chehallis, Wyo., William Pearses, a
strong believer in spirloattem, latagined that he
hadreceiveil an order from a higher power to
kill bin infant child. This he didwith a ham
mer. Hts then informed hie wife that he would
out bin threat if the wifer would do the same
Both were fonnd half-frozen and with theis (
throat. cut, bat not dead. both will prehba
Shacka of earthquake continue to he felt to
Jaen, Malaga,llenainergoaa and Voles1 Malaga
There wore several severe shocks at Torton
recently deetroviog miire butildings. The town
m couoipvely abandloied. A chuorch at Terji
was damagred. Itervio s are now held in the
open air. Three Imnetrel anid fifty rorpeets
have been diecovererl at tireosrit. At l)el y I
2111t persons are sisffering from inuraies.
The New Year will he the baginningef a new
ýy tem of counting the days by eat. onomers.
Ueof the reevomtueodatioos of the recent
prinme nsertdiat econfrrence was that the astro
nonsical day should begin at midnight, as tl~e
civil day does; and thoughi the repport.s of the
conferenice are inst of binding obiligation en
anyoe, it is priitable they shall be adopted.
The Wroyal aatrminlctr of Ergland has signillad
his intention of soredt;~ hati his clock twelve
hours, and his.enairit.e will ba followed by
CoL. Wolf. who will. Col. Ross as reirtoetita
tive of the Cherokee Iteliati. reeived the 3:101,
tttt voted tot that nattoii by iiongress at year or
intogo, hiay arrived ini this city to te--tify Ic-fore
the hotter InidiantBi ur. ,eremitten with regaid
to thelirp ilslhnretoiieillif thie 22,:aitof that,
siits who-li was n~eer Ia~d over to the Indians.
CoL. lbini ha- ive hrru.hjsronaeil. and is e-atroixbil
within e-v.-r" l :revs Ii ",- eme that Mi-scrs.
iunisiioiireairr lsot al olli.,t thi-y know who girt
thoe l!-.:ist, it ttr rtefe it.-i. tell. Now i toi
lbh. Iltrpse if this husie .-isoitte tob compflfl
lhemn to i-patan, who - gil the mooey, na the
incur. of prouininri. nuns, have been mixed in
TI. Iri-loret for tbt passage of an int.r
stat-a i. snto.-r- - hilt at thie as~iono isnu.it iorn
ridi-r-:le ii-ir.:~iti,.r. t-fatinis i-i-ftil
ite Dra-sinii- w.:. hut the- crlis ieo for thins
iii. a-r-t ,n i the wont., ari- slim. The oartist
ito y,, en-,tsil.-at, ii aim itnrelsate cotone-rct
Lill. p,--.,rl b-I In.-iat- a- titiaon, ti ala-li
.evei it mo-. itirt atm-uiit5 it-' are lenitihn
fore .iai~li 4.
"""3._.lm ae.u smag W man!
mtietrr eSurer. lemS lmeeid.. se
lee04 Pb smimi, Haw Yech, Doe. IS, tL
Nee. Grove, a(omhm lit: We have the
bnerne to addfress you a- behalf alikhe UBdvimI
dvyi masvise reform beague, smeeeeemiatein
p-md of dd~e.. eeN sprteew wbeeemepet
peNinso ladjeeled by it mama em whirr tats
me part wAdoven in party eeairseeeav. 11e
vast lacres.ee to the aember ef perse..n sm
!eod. oYaim 6 msric~,evm UKe
a maime bMs fllow"dchmegue.f party seaeme
efo the m tleaet edmiiesapie bmw.i pseeem
woeretluse with theee-.perteoeaof buethýtlm
Lameý Tb es..we list aath dub M ow
fine b theitso he lcin hd chowal bm
bee imprae tt md~ybuut, elva we e thel
the refetmeid holda bid be me
onrel ssabulsdunti it med I paedelm
walk eatlefetiem emS casdraee poet pat
limw Yorh, wceeeideatl raimmed this ceums
power with which the Amtricaa }penl have
eatrueld yoe 3ea etely
Geet W. CarlM ýP leelmy
Johe 5ev Seeeedlrey
J. NeHalem at W. W. Mowymeein.
Everett P. eee, Fred L. Cromwdtl
bibs W. I~u A. H. NcHe~es eph,,
PaUkmy .eoic! CL Dee$D' MMtet-e. Ge
Whew:' Cartd, 'Preeddeaa', «el-Draglre
Yow metmealeatma. dated Dec. Si) adbeemed
o m M behalf of ib. civil getting retu
et.m Ik e clvil migrae is demmhde had..
meaty .s htbhed by Ise lmttlaet theeaitaeleg.
fected Se in ywu commnicmtlea t am mrew
mpb remilt ha. heau pamaacd in coast"e with
the mseemt of botth polidtwel parties, med ye
furthertfaut that a m'tiamnqi bye ý
ei ao.,g patriotic iepp i litt furlb.
bur odhort enforcemeett of thme law whe
IbIebecomeaeonm se re-ptdao reve~fe
kth sbad publcduyrequires toat this sod
sit ether statutee should" Iamai good faith med
withinat evamiom eufereed, and hecaumeim a
attermocem rash priear So may eolleamc meyN e
de t approved by the party dto w no t
biaclaim I have Ine~etpreomleed the people
ladtshim ahould ha dmae I am act emhimidlel
me the fadt to which yea refer, that may mf cw
litiem! Bmrhaytt the tecent party cheaum lathe
matiemet ezemetive may deamooetrets ~th the
Itiemen which have grown up is the civil ame.
lice are lameadlcabie. I heow they ate deeply
leeted, med thai the aplsyeiem hem bees
mepemd tsoa be tatimiety o a related so us.eema.I
te o aeta ! h~ hp t riende of thie reform will inand lamly a ng
is advo atee whoa they and it ehetrauctlag
lonw~ rw.sdplace, bet fatty
tppoidgtetutcnoed tomy charge.
me mack roneidetataian shalt mwam a relm