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MORGAN AND PUGH
Spent Yesterday in Birmingham—Silver Men Meet Them and Discuss the Issues. Things All Right for Alabama. Senators Morgan and Pugh sjient the day in Birmingham yesterday en route to Tuskaloosa, where they will speak to day. Quite a number of democratic leaders from different parts of the state were here also, and for several hours the senators and those friends here in the city and from over the state who agree with them on the financial ques tion were in consultation in rooms at the Morris hotel. The senators brought cheering news from the capital regard ing the prospects for the final triumph of the true principles of democracy, among which, of course, is the principle of free coinage. The gentlemen from over the state all reported things political in good condition, and the prospects of victory as flattering as could be wished for. The silver sentiment is growing in every section of the state, and free coin age democrats hove no doubt as to the final outcome in the coming contest. Ala bama is going to stand by the true demo cratic doctrine of the free coinage of gold and silver. At 3:30 Senators Morgan and Pugh left over the Queen and Crescent railroad for Tuskaloosa. Many friends and admirers culled to see them during the day. RAPHAEL CARAVELLA, Chop House, Comer 1st Avenue and 20th Street, No. 1931. Oysters received fresh daily and served in any style Maccaroni served Italian style Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and to order. Open day and night._io-z2-tf WITH THE COURTS. Tho court reporter yesterday afternoon In his rounds found very little of general public Interest among the tribunals. It was a dull day for news In the courts. The city court disposed of some cases of minor Importance and In the criminal court a number of appeal cases were called from the inferior criminal court. Some of the cases were continued, some dismissed and forfeitures on the bonds of others taken. In the probate court no marriage li censes were issued and only a few small deeds were recorded. Inferior Criminal Court. The following cases were handled yes terday by Judge Feagin: Sam Shaw, gaming; $15 and costs. Jim Sparks, escaping after sentence; $5. F. M. Marshall, disorderly conduct; $5. John Floyd, gaming; $10. Morgan Pearce, petty larceny; $10 and costs and ten days extra at hard labor bn the streets. Alf Felder, disorderly conduct; $5. Willie Ross, malicious mischief; $5. Lazarus Perry, sleeping in charge of a hack; $5. Henrietta Chanler, vagrancy; $5 and costs. Commissioner Wilson’s Court. Sam Campbell, George Grissom and James Joice were on trial yesterday aft ernoon before United States Commis sioner H. A. Wilson on a charge of con spiring to prevent a citizen of the United States from exercising the rights guar anteed him by the constitution of the government. These men were arrested upon a warrant sworn out by George Glollttl, an Italian, who averred that the men assaulted him) in one of the mines at Horse Creek for the purpose of making him leave the place. Glolittl was put on the stand, and he swore that he was naturalized in Colum bus, Ks., and that in September last he was assaulted by the defendants, who had given him notice previously that he must leave the works. He stated to the court that three men had held a meeting just previous to the assault and had elect ed a president of the same. The defendants had witnesses also on the 9tand. and it was shown that just a simple fight took place between Glolittl and another miner, and that the latter had not been apprehended. On account of the absence of some other witnesses the case was continued until the 29th instant. Mr. John Shugart rep resents the defendants. Court Notes. The court house officials miss the genial presence of Mr. Tom Porter, who until his departure for New York occupied a responsible clerkship in the probate office. Charles Wellborn and other United States prisoners will be sent to the Brooklyn penitentiary Monday afternoon. New steel Are proof flies and roller book shelves are being placed In the clerk’s office of the city court. “We’ve had a bitter defeat,” say the court house men, "hut we’ll get together and win victory for democracy next time.” __ The Bogie man is coming. 10-26-lmo The Putnam Phalanx in Richmond. Richmond, Va., Nov. 8.—The Putnam Phalanx of Hartford, Conn., arrived here this afternoon and was met at the sta tion by the Walker Right Guards of the First regiment and a section of How itzers, and In company with their escort paraded the principal streets. As the train entered the city the Howitzers fired a salute. The column was reviewed by the governor and the visitors were enter tained by the Richmond military. Qticura WORKS Wonders In curing torturing, disfiguring, hu miliating humours of the Skin, Scalp, and Blood when all else tails. tali throughout tho world. Brill,h Itopnti F. Now IIIT * Sort, 1, Kin* Eftwart-st.. London. Torrea Btffo Alf* Ofivt 'V)*».e,*,n^, M *•***•. *' •• • Birthday Gift?. ■$? We are now open so NABERS, HONOR ROLL Of Howard College for the First Six Weeks Ending November 1. Miss Annie M. Judge, Miss Eugenia Weatherly (second highest average 99.1), T. Berry, W. L. Brown, Davis, Eppes, P. A. Eubank, Fuller, Farrington, J. L. Fancher, H. W. Fancher, Gilbert, D. W. Johes, M. T. McGriff, Moss, S. Parker. O'Hara (highest average 99,6), Payne, B. Praytor, Reynolds, Sparks, St. Clair, J. C. Smith. Spruell, Tidwell. Trawlrk, Schimmel, Sewell. Moore, William Wal drop, Wells, C. C. Vines, A. Ward, Wat son. A. W. McGAHA, President. J. T. PAYNE, Post Adjutant. SOUTHERN RAILWAY. Atlanta Exposition — Improved Railway Service. Tickets are on sale via the Southern railway to Atlanta on account ot the ex position at rate of $3.80 for the round trip, good returning within seven days from date of sale, and $6.65 for the round trip, good returning within fifteen days from date of sale, and $7.55 for the round trip, good returning until January 7, 1896. The exposition Is now open in full force and every one should take advantage of the opportunity to attend. Three trains daily, Birmingham to At lanta— No. 38 Lv Blr. 6:55 am. Ar Atlanta 11:40 am No. 36 Lv Blr. 2:55 pm. Ar Atlanta 8:55 pm No. 12 Lv Blr. 12:15 am. Ar Atlanta 0:55 am All trains carrying Pullman sleeping cars. Effective October 6, the Southern has added another train to the service be tween Atlanta and New York. The "Ex position Flyer” leaves Atlanta at 4 p. m. and arrives at Washington at 11:45 a. m. and New York at 6:23 p. m. Only twen ty-flvo hours from Atlanta to New York. Returning train leaves New York via Pennsylvania railroad at 11a. rn. and ar rives Atlanta 10:20 following morning. Train will be a solid vestibule of Pull man drawing room Bleepers between New York, Washington and Atlanta and first class vestibule coaches between Atlanta and Washington. The schedule of No, 36, known as the “United States Fast Mall," has been changed between Atlanta and Washing ton, lessening the time out between At lanta and New York. Train now leaves Atlanta at 11:15 p. m. and arrives Wash ington at 9:40 p. m., New York 6:23 a. m. For information apply to L. A. SHIPMAN. T. P. A., 10-10-tf 2201 First Avenue. General freight and passen ger office Alabama Great Southern Railroad removad to No. 7 North 20th street. Tele phone 848. n-5-tf CHARLES WELLBORN WRITES A Letter and Gives a Graphic Description of Jail Life—Wit of the Distiller. Charles Wellborn, who Is soon to be sent to the United States penitentiary in Brooklyn, where he wms sentenced by Judge Bruce for fraudulen use of the mails, yesterday gave a, State Herald re porter the following communication on hi3 experience and observations at the Jefferson county Jail, where he is at pres ent Incarcerated: To the State Herald: Kindly allow me through your press to thank the Jefferson county Jailers, Mr. James Morrow and Mr. William Reeves, for the considerate kindness and manly treatment I enjoyed while a prisoner in their charge. Ordinarily a Jailer Is of a selfish dispo sition and usually cross toward the pris oner, but here we find a favorable va riance, notwithstanding the many silly questions asked ervery day by different men Inquiring of their cases, prospects, etc., notes to send out, dainties andrsweet meats to buy, are always kindly treated and looked after. The moonshiner is a genius in his hum ble way. After his arrival in jail he wants to know more in five minutes than a civilized man has accumulated in ten years. You must listen to his ills and side of the case; how he is persecuted. No one’s arrest and incarceration is of much Importance but his, and not having had much business In law, and, in fact, don’t happen to know much about law anyway, w'ants advice. Advice he will have; first from every prisoner and then he makes a bee line for "Uncle Jim Mor row,” who always handles him equal to the emergenoy and turns him lose satis fied. Tis a great undertaking- when you real ize that such Individuals must have ad vice that reads he is Innocent and will come out of his case. You must listen to his tale, which always lasts an hour, full of terror and exciting incidents of re venge that would turn back the feath ers of a frizzly chicken. A few days since one of these rubber necks rushed up to the door In haste, sto-pped the Jailer in a busy moment, who quickly stepped up, the rubber eagerly handing him a copper saying, step down to the postoffice and get him a postlg card; wanted to get word to his folks that he was In jail. They lived In Win ston county and he had to hurry up, for It took a week to go. But wh?n this In dividual learned to his disgust that the jailer could- not go just then, well, he said something and never got over It. Another terror to the people of Jalltown Is the native of this county. He first comes In with a flourish, boasting that he was all right; he “knew the jailers,” "knew the sheriff,” “knew the Judge.” “knew the jurors.”—they would talk for him. and when they find that, the grand Jury Indicted him—you should hear him rear. Well, then comes trial. “Oh,” says he. "the Jailer and others know of me.” When conviction follows then he kicks out of harness. He says he voted for officers In this county, and now he wishes that 1,000,000 pounds of dynamite were under Jefferson county and he could touch It off—“he will be d-d If he don't leave the state as soon as he Is out of jail.'' With these and countless thousands other peculiarities this "cage of necessi ty” moves along In business form—things are ns regular as the clock Just over us. find by the skillful management of our alter we know everything Is pleasant. Notwithstanding the fact of mythorough knowledge of jail life, having visited most every leading prison Institution In the United States, fully cognlznnt of their management, this Is by far the eas iest Jail In the southland. Here man Is respected above his worth. He Is considered human, and how thank ful I would he—were It my lot—to enjoy such treatment while In Brooklyn. Prison life has no horrors here but de tention. and as two-thirds of this human race should be in the insane asylum and the other third needs a guardian, why not Increase the building—so long as no one suffers. This is a harvest feast, for most pris oners come In thin as a toothpick, leave fat and round as a pig. CHARLES E. WELLBORN. November !), 1895. WED ing imp our recent licit your visit to MORROW & WASHINGTON GOSSIP, A Long Cabinet Session—Confederate Naval War Records Are Very Incomplete, Says Commander Rush. Washington, Nov. 8.—Commander Hush, superintendent of naval war retft ords, recommends in his annual report, made public* today, that the selection of the original manuscript for the records of the union and Confederate navies be made by a board to be composed of one naval and two civilian members. The second volume of the records will Boon be Issued. There is enough original manuscript on hand to make between twenty and thirty volumes. The rec ords of the union commanders are full and capable, and Commander Rush regrets that the Confederate records ar.C not equally so. This is due to the. grCttt difficulty in collecting them, and dlSil ttf the fact that the archives of the Confed erate navy department were burned at the close of the war. A special agent of the government has brought to light many duplicates of these papers, obtained from participants in the Confederate cause. Secretary Carlisle will tomorrow hear Kx-Senator Manderson of Nebraska In op position to sending to the court of claims the Oxnard beet sugar case, involving the constitutionality of the bounty law and decided by Comptroller Bowler ad versely to the elaimajits. All the members of the cabinet were present at the regular semi-weekly meet ing today. The president drove in early from Woodley and managed to transact some business before the cabinet assem bled at 11 o'clock. The cabinet remained in conference until after 1 o Clock p. m., an unusually long session. WANTED. Two or three • salesmen. Must know they are alive and be able to move fast enough to keep themselves warm. Cig arette fiends and consump tives need not apply. DUNHAM-ROYSTER CO. ll-8-3t _ WASHINGTON. Changes in Postoffices and Postal Routes. Pensions. Washington, Nov. 8.—(Special.) The following fourth class postoffices have been filled: Taylorsville, Ala., R. A. Parsons, post master.’ Australia, Miss., W. K. Martin, post master. Morton, Miss., W. O. Porter, postmas ter. Estill Fork, Ala., and Benton, Miss,, have been made money order offices. A new office bas been established at Hitesburg, Miss; one also at Franks and at Lenoir, Maripn county, Miss. Clietts is named for Olltts, Ala. Rail road mall service from Montgomery to Eufaula. The service: Is covered by routd No. 121,016. Railway mall sefVice from Attalla to Guntersvllle, Nashville and Chattanooga railfoad, has been discontin ued, but covered by route No. 124,032. Alabama and Mississippi Pensions. Increase—John Anderson, Smith Sta tion, Miss.; Patrick Malady, Llgon, Miss. Original widows—Chloe Lewis, Natch ez, Miss. Widows Indian wars—Catherine Par ker, Enterprise, MIsb.; M, H. Cham bers, Enterprise, Mies.; S. A. Newman, Newslte, Ala.; E. E. Hughes, Klegg, Ala. Mexican war services—I. Williams, Redding, Ala. Original—W. L. Andress, Tuscumbia, Ala.; Jessie Smith, Natchez, Miss. Original widows—Minnie Brooks, Bale shed, Ala. Tennessee Pensions. Increase—George Carden, New Market JelTeVson county; Isaac Holt, Monroe, Ovefton coilnty; Isaac H. Carroll, Jones boro, Washington county. Original widows, etc.—Elizabeth Har den, Watauga Valley, Carter county; Martha S. McClaren, Sweet Lip, Chester county. Original—Benjamin Herring, Clarks ville, Montgomery county. Increase—John Harsh. Memphis, Shel by county; George Middleton, Newcomb, Campbell county. Reissue—Peter Wolfebarger, Clear Springs. Grainger county. Original widows, etc.—Dora McGee, Greenville, Greene county; Harriet An derson, Nashville, Davidson county; Mahulda Jones, Arthur, Claiborne coun% ty. Original—Calvin Letner, Eucljee, Meigs oounty; George C. Long, (deceased), Galnesboro, Jackson oounty; Samuel A. Smith, Birchwood, James county. Reissue—Calaway Sil£l\ Jelllco, Camp bell county. Original widows, etc.—Sarah C. Wil son. Knoxville, Knox county. Increase—Cyrus G. Giles, Huntingdon, 'Carroll County. The contract for carrying the United States mail from Enterprise to Dot, Ala., has been awarded to J. M. Wilson of Dot. WANTED—Five first-class pants makers. Sommer Tail oring Company, Opera House corner. n-9-tf - _ BKSBEMEB. * General Local Happenings and Personals Prom the Marvel City. Bessemer, Nov. 8.—(Special Correspond, ence.)—Mrs. Chrlsselle is the guest of Mrs. J. M. Ferrell. Mrs. Speakes of Brighton was In Bes semer today visiting friends. Mrs. Williams was the guest of Mrs. R. L. Cox Friday. Miss Mattie Stone of Cincinnati is vis iting her brother, Mr. Tom Stone, and her friend, Mrs. Kraft. T. A. Huffman of Belle Ellen mines was in the city yesterday. Mr. W. M. Bailey of Mount Olive, for merly of the firm of Bailey & Alston, was Ire the city Thursday. Mrs. Wells is the guest of Mrs. J. R. Day. Mr. T. H. Simms of Birmingham was shaking hands with his many friends (here yesterday. Rev. H. W. Finn returned today from Selma, where he has been in attendance on the Alabama synod. x The Misses Hart, lovely young ladles of Charleston, S. C., are visiting their uncle, Mr. E. H. Lopez. Attend the ootton mill meeting at the (pity hall tonight. Col. E. L. Sweatman of Winona, Miss., is in the city looking after his many Interests here. Fresh bread and candy made daily at C. W. Cody’s, 1820 to 1826 3d avenue.tf 2p DING purcliases of Eur our establishment W. H. KETT1G, President. W. J. HiLNEK, Vice-President. H. K. MILNEH, BeoreUry and Treasurer. The Milner & Kettig Co., (Incorporated. Paid up capital, $125,000.00.) MACHINERY • AND • MINING • SUPPLIES. 4i ] Bar Iron and Steel, Black Diamond Files, Black Diamond Tool Steel, Tools, Rubber and Leather Belting, Rubber Hose and Packing, Blake Steam Pumps, Atlas Engines and Boilers All kinds of Machinery. Write /or Prices and Catalogue. Birmingham, Alabama. PRATTVILLE. Saw Mill Burned—Marriage—Good Sermons. A New Saw Mill. Pfattvllle, Nov. 8.—(Special.)— Mr. D. M. Dickson of Montgomery is in Pratt ville on business. The lumber mill of Mr. Fox Maul, on the Montgomery and Prattville railroad, was consumed by fire the other day, ulso a lot of lumber. This loss falls heavy upon Mr. Maul, as it is the third time, and no insurance. He Is preparing to re build immediately. Mr. Ed Fisher was married yesterday to Miss Motley of Autaugaville, in the Methodist church at that place. They will make their future home in Pratt ville. We are expecting to hear wedding bells very often In Prattville from now until January 1, 1896 A company has purchased the large body of timber lands near Autaugaville, on Swift creek, and Is erecting a large lumber mill in Autaugaville to convert the logs Into square lumber and ship to Mobile during the winter. The South Alabama presbytery met in Prattville lapt Friday, Saturday and Monday. We were treated to some rare good sermons from Friday until Monday njght. Rev. G W. Bull of Opelika de serves especial mention. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bell are spending a few dayB at the exposition this week. Material for the new cotton mill is ar riving very rapidly now. Some eighteen of twenty car loads of brick have already been received. Capt. John Burns and W. T. Northlngton are In eastern markets buying the necessary machinery for the new cotton mill. If any one doubts the future prosperity of Prattville just let them caJl and see us. CJUIN. Colonel Bankhead Spoke to Large Crowds. Arguments Unanswerable. Guln, Nov. 6.—(Special Correspond ence.)—Captain Bankhead addressed large and appreciative audiences at Win field yesterday and at this place last r.ight. He went from here to Hamilton. His argument for free silver was a plain, practical, common sense argument. Even the strongest gold standard men admit that It Is unanswerable. His speeches are having a good efTect In this section—they have a tendency to harmon ise our people. While we aim to make the fight of our llveB for free silver, we are democrats and whatever platform the democratic party In Its wisdom adopts, both In the state and nation, we will accept and support It as demo crats. Free silver democrats are largely In the majority In this county, and the “silver craze,” as some call It, is no nearer dead than It was two months ago. The streets are crowded with cotton wagons this week. Trade seems to be lively. The farmers are pleased with the price they are getting for their cotton, and the report from all sections of this county Is that there Is plenty of corn and hogs to make plenty of meat to do the country, and you don’t hear so much talk about hard times. FLORENCE. Land and Mining Company to Be Sold-Af fairs in Fairly Good Shape. Florence, Nov. 8.—(Special.)—An impor tant meeting of the Florence Land, Min ing and Manufacturing company stock holders has been called for November 21 at Nashville. The question of selling the property of the company will be dis missed at the meeting. The receiver of the company, Judge W. J. Wood, has got ten the affairs of the company In good shape, as shown by a condensed report he has Just issuetj to the stockholders. The assets of the company are about $90, 000 while the liabilities are only $51,665. The Land, Mining and Manufacturing company was one of the principal factory In the upbuilding of Florence during the boom of 1889-90, and as the town is again enjoying a. season of great prosperity It is believed that the property of the com pany will rapidly Increase in value. MOBILE. One FOOt Cut Off and the Other Narrowly Saved. Mobile, Nov. 7.—James A. Hunt, while working on the dredger Shelly at One Mile creek yesterday afternoon, had his legs caught in the tow lines while the men were drawing a scow alongside, and his right foot was entirely severed, being thrown into the water with a splash. The left limb was saved only by some one quickly cutting the tow line. Hunt Is now languishing in excruciating pain at the city hospital. _ " ASHLAND. A Marriage Followed by a Trip to the Ex position. Ashland, Nov. 6.—(Special Correspond ence.)—Mr. Ethridge Jackson Garrison and Miss Ella Catherine Bartlett were married at the Methodist Episcopal church, south, at Llneville, Ala., this morning at 10 o'olock. This was one of the most prominent events that has occurred in the social kingdom of Clay county In several years. The prom inence and popularity o( the contracting opean and Domes for a critical exam DRUG AND parties brought together one of the larg est congregations over assembled In our county on similar occasions. The mar riage ceremony was Impressively per formed by Dr. L. A. Darsey of Decatur and Rev. R. A. Speer of Llnevllle, follow ing the ritual in the discipline of the Methodist church. The groom is one of Clay county’s most prominent citizens and Is well known over the state.. The bride Is the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Y. J. A. Bartlett, one of the first families of our county. An Informal reception was held for ona hour at the residence of the groom's mother, immediately after which the bridal party left for Atlanta, where they will spend a few days at the exposition. ATHENS. Two Souls With But a Single Thought, Two Hearts That Beat as One—Yum! Athens, Nov. 7.—(Special Correspond ence.)—At the Episcopal church at 8:30 o'clock last night, Rev. D. Spratling of ficiating, Mr. Charles A. Laccox of De catur was married to Miss Sallie Ralsler. The church was handsomely decorated and brilliantly lighted. A delightful spread was had at the res idence of the bride's father and every thing was ini refined taste and in keeping with his well known hospitality. Miss Ralsler is a native or Athens and has many friends, who wish her health, happiness and prosperity. The groom is quite a popular young man and highly respected by all who know him. Wyatt May Die. Munford, Nov. 7.—(Special.)—Dr. f. T. Harrison, who attended Constable Wyatt last Monday, reports that the man may die. It seems that one shot passed en tirely through the bowels, and is now near the surface on the left side, the shot having entered opposite. General freight and passen ger office Alabama Great Southern Railroad removed to No. 7 North 20th street. Tele phone 848. n-S-tf Young gentlemen having ambition to play orchestral or band instruments of any kind should consult Professor Weber at the Birmingham College of Muslo. Splendid opportunity. 6-22-tf _ WHAT OF THE FUTURE ? Atlanta Constitution. But now, what of the future? We have seen the party brought to the verge of ruin and disruption as the result of three years of repudiation of democratic prin ciples by an administration elected by democratic votes. The south, which held together in a solid $ml determined pha lanx! for twenty years against the repeat ed onslaughts of the republican party, has been broken and dismembered until it can scarcely be said that there are three states left which can be counted as being absolutely and unquestionably democratic. West Virginia crossed the line last year and so did North Carolina. Tennessee was shaken to its foundation and consternation was spread In the ranks of the party In every state. Now Kentucky and ”fennes»ee have gone over and unless there is to be a change In the federal administrative policy the end Is not yet in sight. The people are dis heartened, discouraged, disgusted, but determined. They have been repudiated by those whom they put In power and they In turn will repudiate the repudla tore if they can secure no response to their appeals for relief. They are in a fnood not to be trifled with any longer and the results of the general elections of the last two years should convince even the stoic indifference which sur rounds the atmosphere of the administra tion at Washington that the penalty of political desertion is political death. In two years we have seen the solid south broken into fragments and a dem ocratic house of representatives sup planted by a republican majority of nearly 150. We have seen state by state transferred from the democratic to the republican column and republican sen ators elected to succeed democrats whose predecessors for time Immemorable have been democrats. All this has happened In two years, in which brief time more has been done toward the wrecking of the democratic party than the combined results of all that has been accomplished for the past thirty years. Our people must face the) Issue! Dem ocrats understand that the only salva tion of the party is in political honesty, and In adhering to the fundamental principles on which the party was found ed and around which was built the most brilliant achievements of Its history. We must go back to the beginning once more and T^t th6 repudlatdte understand that they have been caught In the not or scuttling the democratic ship and that their piratical conduct will be no longer tolerated. The democratic party cAft get along without them, for things cannot well be worse than they are now. and If they are thrown overboard there will be at least no danger of further aasasslna tlon from them. Let them go and Ood speed them on the way! ENTS. tic Novelties and ination of* our sto BRIC-A-BRAC MORGAN AND PUGH "Deserve Monuments More Lasting Than Brass or Stone,” Says a Correspondent in Tuskaloosa Gazette. Tuskaloosa Gazette, Nov. 7. Whatever estimate our city dailies rtlsji place on the financial views of our sent ators this city and county should not for gret that each of them have rendered to us lasting and highly beneficial services. Senator Pugh took a leading part in our river and harbor convention yeai*s ago. tie made a very fine speech. In that convention in favor of the objects of that convention, and dwelt especially upon the vital importance of opening up the War rtorfto the Immense coal fields above this city. And on his motion the first appro priation of $50,000 was secured for the Waprior below Daniel's creek. Arid froth time to time the needed funds have been appropriated, until now the three lock* and dams are an accomplished fact. Thd harbor improvements at Mobile have also gone on since that convention, until we have a channel there of 24 Met. Mr. Pugh has been dlllgept and active in all the appropriations for the rivers and hapbors In AlfcbamA. And Senator Mdrgrin Wrote a vfery able letter td said convention, In whloh he took the high position that as the United States gov ernment haji reserved the oontrol of the rivers ahd harbors It was their bounden duty to improve them. Senator Morgan deserves to have a monument more lasting than brass or stone erected to his memory on the oampus of our stAte university. For sev eral sessions of congress ho mode In effectual efforts to secure $1dO,000 to pay for the fine buildings, library and ap paratus burned by die federal#, arid finally on the 23d of April, 1888, be pro cured a grant of 46,080 aores of the re served mineral lands Iri the coal fields of Alabama for the perpetual benefit of our state university at Tuskaloosa. These lands have all been located by Col. A, C. Hargrove and others, and they have now patents of the United States for the entire grant and they embrace the finest coal lands In the state. Only about 15,170 acrbs have beeft sold, at an average of $13 per acre, amounting to $197,451^66 in all. The balance of the lands unsold amount to 30,904 acres, which at $13 per acre will amount to $401,739. and If you add the $107,451 already sold you have the magnificent total of $699,190.54. Senator Morgan stands at the head oi the grandest scheme of the nineteenth century—the Nicaragua canal. He has by his masterly management procured the approval of that measure by the United States senate; and the recent able committee sent to Nicaragua to Inspect the feasibility and estimate Its cost now stands ready to make a favorable report estimating Us cost at $100,000,000. This, the greatest prospect of the age, will In my opinion be of more benefit to the coal region drained by the Warrior than any othe# on* locality In the United States. Of course Senator Pugh has all the time, with all his Influence, seconded these measures. Certainly these senators will receive a cordial and grateful hearing from the citizens of Tuskaloosa on next Saturday. _PROGRESS. Election Troubles Ended. Denver, Col., Nov. 8.—The election trou bles have quieted down. Today Lebert, the county clerk. Is In peace about head quarters and the offiolal count will not be made until next week. Housekeepers Want the Rest Food*1 What Scientists say: Prof. Arnold of the University of New York: “I consider that each and every ingredient of oleomargarine but ter or butterine is perfectly pure and wholesome, that the oleomargarine butter differs in no essential manner from the butter made from cream. It is a great discovery, a blessing for the poor, in every way a perfectly pure, wholesome and palatable article. Silver Churn Butterine is prepared especially for fine table use. Every de tail of its manufacture is perfect. Re cent chemical experiments show that in nutritive and digestive properties Silver Churn Butterine is fully equal to the beat creamery butter; while in keeping quality Silver Churn Butterine is much superior. Prepared Solely By armour packing co., Kansas City. U. S. A. $ Card Favors. Bric-a-Brac, and ck. EMPORIUM.