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2TZSPtt VOLUME XXVII. PAKMINGTON, 8T. FRANCOIS CO.. MO., THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 1900. NUMBER 11. SSS4EST5SES
ii ii j h i- v 1 1 1 v 1 1 1 1 v iitiiu r (!,.. i in in friii iihivyiui i i il lani'L
Tho lui.inaut IlttnilnjfH of a
Week Uriffly Mi
IN ALL PAKTSOK THIS l ION
All Hio Luteal S.-w-t of Inteml from
Wit-illlligtuil. i nM t lie InWt. II.'
Went hi: I Ihe Siutti.
Tlli; UTHHT ruiiKK.N lSPATCHE
f-I-T -1 I II IIViKKM.
Uy -..iii- nl 41 ". :: Ibc I nllcd States
ten. lie OH the I h pa ''I ' he curt i nry
rrlnrm bill I . Bgateeal Bna In eoafof
MNti A rv---uluiu.ii was introduced an
iharUlBg preBtaViit in pMra tin
Philippine ii u i i inMigift iImiII ntlwi
proline In the nnBBM rcsulu
tiuu BrM UHfi ' IMMNi to dedin-t fiom I hi
BBOBfhlJ 1 ' ' ipt i ' Cube II iri rent.
f itir Iota! uuuiuiil collected until til -nun
expended Iijr ihr I idled States on
lnhr!i lulu BtatfvBg 'Ii i"r -villi
Spain i. paid, favorable reantrt mm
made nti flu- let! for a Pacific s b I -
roaueetlng tin country with Hawaii
III'- lpbinppvBe null .lupua.
Scmitm I iM-: t 'I.!..-, i, ch.-iirimin if
tin- 'liiliiiiin' uuimittcc. in i speech
in IBB United Mutes senate on Ihf
7th upheld I hi- prci-h-nt mlicy to-
wuidn tin IbIbbbb. Mjrlni " a
nun- rosatBgeon . wine MB utriilic."
n fnvmai-l.- rcnirt vv i. made M lh
house hill ii"Milinfr lliiil the rer
runes reflected from Potto Itirn be
expend..! In thai i-dund In the
house tin- enforem e nwrt M the
ctfrrN) hill an pre pled. The
heath ol Hi llnrnvr, of Pennsylvania,
waa BiuMMMod, n ut .in adjournment
taken as u marl: of reppct.
I'm H... I rfieeueeion uf Ihe Itarto Itlm
i.imiT .it.it govern niettl lull n. iM-pun
in tin I nl!. il Ktutm m mi 1 1 ofl thr -th.
In bf btttHMI il ii ili-rliU'il tn rule on
(In R tig octal lull mi iln- I lh. William
K. Ahli irh (rep.) tftu. piwn Hm .eat
i i i aatad bj i A. Bobbtan (dem i Rmm
Ike i'niirth distriel nf AUlbSMM.
khom m -iiim. rN.
BMgffV hjfOMBWd bj i tillff
Bee re t it r j McihtaJalM thin mIHIm)
ope I i ti .1 - la bc I'tiilippim-H. int-luil-Ing
outxla-fldlns liabiBtieB. from Mn
I. IBM, i i KotvMbBf l. 1MB, obbI .
Il B BBBQHBCOd 'h.it AdBtflBl UoflM)
oill BMBBMBd tin- Astalla lh(t, mie
i-ri-illoK bdatfral WbIBBB, BrkBM heijih
The ih-.ith of Alfii.l I lliiriin-r ifa
thi-r of tin- limine). BBtMJfBBBBBM from
the Tifth IS-nii.x Uiini.i illntrh-t, oe
PWrred nt hin home ill l.i'rmitiitoHii,
U'mmI 75 NJBiB.
IHUMHM of Ifef liiiain i.il hill in 11111
irrefti. uillf-aiiM- BBBBJ liank. lO CSHMttTF
fl'titn htntr to iiatiooiil.
OvdtM bavt lieen cili-li h Im fo
i-riiiin nl i-i in' .'fit ti 11 of rations to
l'orto III. .
tab 1'iii.uinii' 11. uiui 'I mil Blwrltcj
bjBMl BrtMBM of nifiirinrnt in New
York fi r a U niuml llsht.
OBBtBf li-ii-lainl h-ft rrmretoo. X.
J., fur .1 ti .hni1' ami hooting nBBtBTBMB
Kirr '.uii-i -I loaa of er ITii'i.'MKi in
tin- retail ''i i ',-ihkIii illkini't of I'liihi
Mi.. Hehttl UouM ha. giten the Xr
York UBlmiBltJ BfOO(OB0 for a hall of
John 11 bnjMMhi M fMM OMt, foonil
er ami pnbllabtt of tin- Vmerirnn SwIm
Onartte, i .1 in Nn York,
ftaulloi ntBjiinld nwobo aft or rtag
nearly aeteti we Ii. in a trailer in Nra
llnvcu, ( nun . eaiiM-il hy i-ei-.ite In
daJganaM in ttanclBBt.
For the a-i ii of I'.iOO the Nntionnl
lln.rliull ItMaftK "ill have an eluht
u i - i ,t not Tit.
lo hn-'J.'..MI i men arc iille
caiine of labor troulilra.
till) In n paaj the (iorbel election
law wan t.ill..l m the lowej limine of
the Kent inlii legi.lature.
In a coal mine near Fire Creek, V.
Va., tin aBBWBMB entombed liHi men.
and 1'7 dead 'NMlien were taken oot
and the other, were probably dead.
(publicum of the Thirteenth din
trict of Indiana renouiinateil A. I.
Ttrlck for cnnifrena.
Itepubhcnii- f the F.levcnth dlntrict
of Indiutia Bava rcniminnted lieorge
Steele foi congrcan.
t'aach of linhiinii- plague were found
on a rhineac n Ai-I at I'ort Tow-naend,
Wa.1i . iiijil a e.iM- w.m reported in San
Adviecu fniro all porta of Ohio indi
rate that ('rent dtimafc In lielng done
hy tin- Hm ln In that mate.
fin June 2il the llllnoln dcrooerotlc
convention will lr lichl at Springfield.
To the army In the I'hilipplnen Chi
cago pin ker. nent 7im.ci.- punndaof npe-
elallt prepared ham aod hnon.
Au evphiiiion of dual at the Torrey
niliten near Clinton, Ind.. fatally In
jured (hr.-e iiiincrc and nthrrn were in
jorerl flen Wheeler aaya only onc niith cr
cent, of the Flliplnoa are In anna. He
will return to roogreao.
At the age of HI jreara lloardman
Bhaw father of (lo. Bban, nf Iowa,
died at Miirri.vllkr, Vt
Terrible ravage, by maltpoi In
Hind. BBfMtv, Miaa., are rrporteil. and
hundrrdr of ataaoa have occurred
At Indiana!. oh the aoelal democratic
nutionul coiiirntioti adopted a plat
form demnndinf nublic owoemhlp of
natural monopnllea i.-id Imloalrlea con
trolled by Iritat.
Frank Steele murdered hi wife In
Omaha. Neb., ahot Key. A. f Nelnon.
who aprung lo her rear in, and blew oot
but own brain. Domewtlr trouble waa
Thr Indiana republican bare re
nominated .1 a men A, flemenwnc for
rongrena in the Flrnt dlntrict nnd
Jaroeti F. vTattvon In the Siath.
A reaohilion prorirtfng for womao'a
auffragr won defeated in the Inera
In St. l oo., "rank 0. Callaway, co
der arntenre of death for murder, oo re
mit tec! auieide in the jail.
Id Cfckago ntrikera and nonnaaott
maohiniala encaged Id a battle, and
alne men were InjBTeid, one fat ally
Fire "teatroyed the Second Preaby-terte-.
el rch to Cbieayn, the low be
Tlnee uin. nf .larob Zeifler, a larnicr
lting in .ir Ibalnpaiiro. III . fell
ihronch the Ir- in a rraok and wers
ill o lied
In Ibc btaatajSM di.trlel of l end. B.
It.. :,i IniiMing.. wen ciui-..i..fti lv
fl.tmea. tin loa. Ix-inK IVitttaiv.
tinier-. Iiac BBBB laanitl for the re
turn of a pari of the troolii i tie I'hil
I lis .; i . Ik . m eiied In ltnilnn aaj
Ihut LatVBl ItnlM-rti. bad routed the Uorru
at l odder rtcr, ami that IBM werere
IrCBttBfJ imitliwaril. The Hritlh were
acroa. the Trail. uiui liorder mnl were
ajovhjMJ inuanlfc Ihioonpn.
In t ii-.i i in tbeUrnnd Trunk llnllwaj
ifmipnni l.na inerea.ed the mbiti-. of nil
further einieiaiii.il of Japaneae to
llauaii hni Ih-i n .topped try the .Tap
aneae govt rnnn nt.
lo lainiloii Plying Fox. the lingliah
DfefBJ nflBBci ' "hi for llW.ltno at auc
tion, the MTlii.t price eer paiil ftir a
The BJfMBfl ilroxe throni'l laimlon
nnd wan rhceeed liv eountlcaa thou
OBBata tin ! n.i'i-.tratioD exceeding
that of her jubilee.
Fire or -pt ntiii v tL- IBBBMBI Theater
Kratirala in fBBBJ and Mine llenriot,
an aetre.. wu htirueil to iliiith.
The llocrn continue to retreat befora
thr llriti-h an i tin mat not ilefend
IUn nifni.il In Thry were enicl to be
BBBBaBBtFBltBBJ at Atirahum' kraal, 3d
uiilen from the Free Stale capital. The
evacuation of the nortt rrn iliMrletn of
Gape t olony I, now m arlt complete
Notw ith.tnndii'g reirrnrn the patriot ie
plrit of thr 1 ' t liniu no flloiinu
tioti, nnrl ereryooc in willing to give
hln MBVBMa to BBf the goternnicnl.
l.v It: it viii.
In th enBtc. i.n the 9th. the featute
of the open amnion vva. a i.a--cli liy
Mr lilniaaa iKj ). mi the I-i. no
Mean gllll llllataill and tai ifT iiie.i.iir-.
il elalmed that under the treaty of
Parte, wbiea jaawatad for tin eitril
goeemntenti ami pa4lteaB BtalM nf IfcB
natKe labaMtaBta of the iniami. a-
iUired bj the I nii.il Htatea from
Smiiii. eiiogTcaa had aotatoeiti in deal
n it 11 HateftO linn ami the I'lnlippnien
aa il mnv fit gitlng free Irade tn one
ami arvyfag a tariff mi (Be pnaluet
nf the nilier. MaaTtaaateB nf the MaaaM
lioer - ni utby leaojutloa waa di
aaaaad baanlad rlBMej Aaoea. . . .fa the
I aa, it being the firm ihtv BBMaBB
m nnii hi under the new rule, ti? billa
were fin.. i, u acted iihiii in ItOBaMft
tec of th whole and Mibf.eiiientlv
Tile boBfll i'f dileetor- nf the Kit II-
ji - penileyitwiry, after a i-onfeien.-i.
Willi Inn. Stnlllev. oil tile Man deeiihd
that th.- price of the product of tlie
bind In u twine plant of tin- stale priiii
at l.ali.ing. direct to tin- t'lwWBHiei .
will lie ten .cut, a miiiiuI. nr an near
that ligitrr aa the aoat of peodacttaa
Twenty inrge frelfTht i ngim-a luic
liecn orilenit hv IBB I niim Pact Br raii
NM from the Itahlwin hn-oniot ic
work., fordeliicry at the ataopn m M i.v
ami JutM. The wejifht of eaeli i.. en
gine in work nil orih-r. laBaja muaeTatl
lender, IM.fhTfl aftiarla: Mai m-igl.t
in working older. MB aillBllB
Tile Nilltleal Itioveiilcut againai the
L'iiernriM-ut of Santo Ikomiugn may BB
roaaadored aaatad, Qatt, ivppin. the
luf'uaei governor of Santiago de hat
t ulaillo and three of hia follower, iir"
being pur. mil hi the tnaip. of tin
guar I Bail at. and it i. eecie.l the,
will tOOB bp taken priMinerv
Ataaaaitef t ni ter, n y cur old, in .i
tomjoil urv fit of liiuiuity, on the yth,
r lint ami killed hia brothel t linrlen, n
i, niM-r.lt atudent. ugeil ii yeara, at
I he home of their parenta in North
llerkrley, ( al. lie then placed he
uuilr of ilir piatol in hi. mouth and
blew lil. head BaT.
Aa WBMlllI by l(. U. Uaj9 A In the
failure, fnr the week end-il on th.
Mat, were W ill the I'niteit Statea,
again. t la.t year, and .12 in ( anada,
again. i U In-t year
The lioii.e committee on pulilic
land., un the BlaV favorably reHirted
the .eric, of hill relatirc to laud lawn
n AhnTBB. previoonly intnaliiced by
Mr. Lacey . of Iowa.
In ti e aenate, on the loth, the dip
lomatic and oonaulur appropriation
bill wa. further connirlerrd. amended
in a few minor particular, and aiaaej.
The remainder of the aenaion waa !
voted to eulogii-. of the lute M'
L. Ilav ward . . . . In the limine an a
inrnt n. reached to take up the 1t1i
provid.ng a governmeiit for Hawaii on
April .1, the final vote to be taken on
Aptil It at I p. in. t on-idcriiiion of
the Wine-Young eonii-.teil-eleetion
enne in cupicd the remainder of thr ac
The democrat inKentiu-kv kseBMM
mrniul organixing untl einiipping a
force of militia with which to opHiar
the state militln under BBT. raylnr.
ahoiild the latter, aa It wa. rnmored
they would, attempt to arret tlo.
Heckham New intereat und danger
wa. added to the situation by the ar
rest ot two of the prominent republic
an atntc nth. -ml- for whom warrautn
hud In en i..ued. charging them with
complicity in the aaaua.i tint ion of Hon.
The will of the late Thomas Henry
lamay, fouodrr of the White Star Line
Htram.hip Co., baa la-en probated,
ahowmg a m raopal . Mate of li 1..V7.
BM. N linn-roil, legacies, ia all alraut
f.':..i- arc left to charitiea. and the
reoiaindrr of thr eatntr grnrs to mini
rber. at thr fiimih of ileccaacd.
aVata aa Utile, the actor, died in
Brooklyn, on the llth aged S years.
He wm. a native of I'hiladelphia. and
wa. at one lime ma linger of a theate
in I Imago. He lottreil the whole Felt
ed Stale, vvilh hit company, prtMlitc
ing "Around thr World In Klnetr
Christ Hauer was murdered by Krtwt
Meyers, hia brolher-ln-low, 30 mllea
east of Sioux City. Ia., on the night of
tbe lttth. lloth men were farmer..
Hauer met death in defending his
mother, with whom Meyer, bad picked
a iuarici Meyera had been drinking.
Addtaori C. Band, president of the
Hand Drill "o and treasurer of the
I-uflln ft Hand Pow d.r Co.. died In New
Y'orh city, on the I HI , aged M year.
Kin. on the llth, completely wipe!
out all tbe business houses hi lardftrtd.
ia., on the south aide of Main street.
Tbe loan t estimated at BBBJJOO.
Tbe United mates cruiser Philadel
phia sailed from Ban Franciaco tor
Itaa tbrgu. l ai., on the l lib.
Tbrei ftrsb eases of bubonic etaffSB
erare ofBcksUy reported ia Byilaey, M. )
jee nto sMI MaaM XiAjfci
Missouri state Ntws. nnnnmii itu nr nriflr ; the goebel assassination. vi.hy verge of war.
Jam. I) II ,rt, en i Id u. V Ii rel-
n and proniiiieiit Free liiimn and
Odd I-' How. ul hie houii in TA llmille.
Mr JinBf1 Iir. mil- widow of Kemp
lira ml, at Alter. Int-inirnt it bwrct
TTie wlfi of Hev I p How. ii. former
pantor of th- Pre.bv u rlan i hurch at
Mar-bail, at MBfMBi bit. Int. rn.'-ut nt
Joaeph I . Mini'. ' ,( the inl - is
of llsiuhilph eoiiutv at Hnr.ti-rviile,
Mm. .Iiavph llrri.n, aged -n, at
Samuel R. patlernoa '& veal- oitl,
at Hconha of apnplevjr. For 1 ' . -ars
he hsd leen nirvenr.r nf N-wtoo
Itr. William II Adam., one nl tbe
olde.f and mot prominent i IllMM of
Monigi iiury inniitv, at hi. home iq
Monlgcimerv lit), ugnl nj.
Charle Shield., at hi. home ia
Kayette. of pneumonia.
Mm. II F. Vincent, aged M, at Snlln
bury. Iiitrrmeiit at hillicolh.
C. F Ilia, aged II, BMMBaff of the
city council, at Mola-rly
Michael McMi-namy. at hi. ci-uiitry
home, noetb Bf ''la'lon
William ethnekalfeird Rowland, son
of i I' Kii.vluiul BBd i mi. in of cn
iion. I In v id Ii Irsnei.. at St. Iqata
after an Ulatvea of eight week,..
Iari .1. tiarreit, : farmer of Troy,
who wa vveli kiuiwu ritiMuig tin- turf
men, utter nelelill ititMllhn illlli--
IV Motticv. nf Outer low u.liip,
St. rialr eoiintv. reiH-ntly. after an l!l
ajsai .if BMHel thrie weeka.
Jiimea Huff, of King-iTlllr, ataBBBBM
eoiinly. agetl IW.
Mm. N. al. Swlger. ugeil It. nt her
home near I nioiiv ille.
tSaai Btaoa BtaBapJBa.
The lavnien of the Vlrthialial ehlircB
tn St. l-oui. .e-in to take inure Interest
in the npa-al o( i In hi. hop. thnu ii.i
the mini. tern, ami Ibe.v almn agtee
more ireiierallv that the appeal is
tituelv. and that tin- luliop- are im
reel vvhen they .av that the church
in hi.lllg pre.ligr in the large cities
throughout the i-otinth.v. " I a an afvie
and MM religion i what we neeil in
our eliurehei.." I be) av. "and Boffl
Ibc milil.ter. in.till the religion into
our heart. Metbodlam will ioae g rum nd
ur la- at a .tamlaf ill."
SA toman llriinnril In Well.
Mr.. VfUHaM Such, nf HaatiiagioB.
st. Lotila county, met ticuth in an an
it. mil and iiagii Sraj White ilrnvviui
water from SS open well, n taige
lolle which overhung tin- well n 1
which wu. . fiMithold dailv iiHed.bnik.'
from the thawed and ..M ground. The
wnmni tngetlier with her rcent .up
nrt, were precipitat.-d into tin- well.
Nol.aly being near when the accident
tiapa-m-d. .he waa drowned. Her BBa
Imiul wa. ill. and be went In attend
tn the ntia-k. She lenve. .mall chi!
Drnnirmltr ainle t'.nvrnlliinn.
The Mi..ouri Itemia-tntic central
committee met at Kiiinui. I it v and di
cidcii to hold Ihrt onveiilioti., an
Stati noniinatiog. al KaBM ' ill,
National delegate, .leffert-on I ity,
Judiciary, scdalia. July IT.
The holding of the .tate no'iimating
la-fore the national convention i. a tie
nurture from deini.-rntlc precedent.
a loiio rioir ana a neauae.
Catheriuc I lavtello. a l-gar. who
for yntr. enM a familiar ligitrr Bl the
Btep. of the Ht. Ixiuin nirirhsnti.' ev
chatige. is nc longer a mendicant Ihr
old woman', daughter aald nhe had
con e into her luheritnncr. "Yea, moth
er," said aha, "ban been summoned
trout ta-vert.v. to richeaointl now ntnndi
:tt the gren thniue of Btatt1
I'm Hln Baajnj WrirUrrri.
John Snider, ol Milo, eriion eounty,
h.iK orTereil :o30 rcwanl for the upper,
bciision and conviction of the mur
derer of bin non, John 0, Snider, who e
dead Inwly was foonil mi Hat MlaaoilBl
I'aelhc rallvvav on Itercinuer 13 Unt.
This, with the Ml ea-h offered bf Ver
non eounty nd the ntste. niaki n the
full reward fl.noo.
Ilev. S. J. Vice. .11- I. II , (uinlor ol
the s,.c. 'nil l"Baali u-ri.-irt, church, nt.
.' .tiia, fnr 'ii yearn, lis. Iaen laving u
treitnttre'. Hi eoogreatinn. tl thei
night, gave hln :t..vsi Jinn for each
year of hia ;i.mtoratr.
Sana Iharard Mm. tlinlrr.
Wnrrnntn eharginc niutdei hurt
La-en inaoed. nevaHt. Ixmis. again. t Cinv
tcllo Itore m l Ch irlen Hi t Hold, both
mere boys, for killing Harry kochler,
nin !: boy. in a nlrcet flgfit.
v Bride of Three Moatba.
Mm. Marshall Flood, a St. I .milt
in oh of three mouth co.nmltled .nt
elite by .wallowing carlMilic ucid at
the home of Mr. Flood", mother, uftel
iuarnllng with her huslHind.
M watte II lllaannewr.
Harry Howem, aged .12, of No 111
South Sixth afreet. St. Uiuia, amlt
drmnnatratlng to children hia aMHn
aa a alight-of-hand erformer, .wal
lowed a Ml-cent piece.
Thomas (ioidmun, iiegio, convict. d
ol robbery in the flmt degree by
jury at St. laittin, was given life ara
teiu-i under habitual criminal, act.
W an a Haehrtnr
Lawrvnrr Whir committed suicide
t hin home near. Harriaton, ( oet
county by shooting in tbe forehead
with a piatol. lie waa a bachelor.
. i en. in. J aototaVr by flee.
Ida itentah, of St. Louis nnliinited
her clothing with oil and set flrr ti it.
IJefore tbe tlnnicn emtio he extm
guudted she waa fatally burned
A VSeSnvrr for J. .. Hsnfnt.
Ike democratlr primaries ia Kmstu
t i'i fur tbe nomiaation of a candi
date for mayor resulted In n victory
for tlnraes A. Heed.
Will arte In Mloswsurl.
Ker. J. W. Keener, of Hampton. Is.,
baa accepted a cell to tbe paatorate of
the Flmt ( ougi. gntloii church nf Se
HB, Cm to t'lr.m
Janaes Muffrrrd. of tVtllrar, ctji m
ore try the car In the switchyard, la
that tows, and was gnt to pteoea
I UUUIUILI l I VI I UIUI. i
Em. of the War Believed, ia
Quarte;, to Be Not Very
MORALE OF THE BORSHEno 6IVIN6 WAY
Ike I rem. uiltiun Frce lll.ulat'll bg
Ureal Hrllnln la llavlaa Ks M(
(eei - I lis Free Stale Cvi-M la
lie hat al tlie l.autr Sbkji. Ilnl.
rln Wnvlna I iiraart.
London. March in. -From various
auartni, come aigun of tbe possibility
of peace in South Africa, being ahort
iy within the bounds of practical pol
itic. All the itispatclira from land
Uuuertn' headtiuartrr. iocluding
thiair ol the rommantler-in-rbief hliti
aclf. itidictite tlie lack of a guidln;r
aplrit among the Ibirm, and individual
ilemoralisatlt-ii. portending disinte
gratiou. utilriva apeetllly stemmed.
I llaM ( Ike liarsjhemv.
i he I'lght uf the burgher, from Pop
lar (.rove, according to nil accounts,
ws. wholly Inglorious. A Tlmra dla
patch from Poplar ttrove. under
Thursday's date goes no far aa lo
asaert that the rout of the lloer. was
complete, that the nubmlulon of the
Free State ia la-ing demanded by tbe
burgher, from tbrir unwilling presi
dent, and it is pe. tcil that Ha aiib
BssaBtaa will lie made within a week.
Tlie correnaimlcn adds:
W Inr. Hal I MHoaiaeO.
"Probabty the Hoer's wlaest courae
was fliglit. hut it was moat undigni
fied, and I. certain to produce con
BtelBntion at Hloemfontein. There is
a grim iug nutcry against any further
stent IA eattea of the rree State wilh
the '1'ruiiavaur. interests."
WnuleS l.i Hare a BlaOt llln..rlf.
IXapatchen from the llia-r camp at
tilcncia-. via laoiircitso Munpier, d.
plct I'tenideut Kruger a. donning B
MBateater, seising n rifle, and inviting
vuliiutcem to uci iiiiiaiu) him, aa tie
wished In have a ahut nt the enemy
H rtirr'i VreOlctlu.
I'rc.ideut Kruger i. ipioted a. hav
ing de.'lnreil, in hia tiddresa to the
roup., that he "dbl not know wheth
er arbitration or Intervention would
end the struggle, but thsl it woulj
em! ipiickly, within the next month,
he stmiigty la-beveii."
nt niarlna rbelr Vdvaaer.
In the meanwhile the Hriti.h -ire
not staying their advance, laird Itob
crtn ha. moved ten miles nearer
Hha-mfmiteiii. evidently with the view
of BstatBJg and itti.lring the milrosd,
wn 1 1 to reach thr' Frec Stale cap
ital in three or four days.
RIOT. rxtt SKIKKII TIIKSJ Vl.l..
TI.e norm i i, un,. i.i ibr w tn.tr Kaetb
wan t nirrrt vv hi. nnl.llrra.
lamdon, Marrh II.- All the aH-eial
tiapat'-liea from Popular lieove con
firm the rejajrla of the panic of tin
lioer.. The morning 1'ie-t's rorn
President Kruger ahed team at His
ineffectual attempt, to rally the Horn,
who were contpelcly paralysed by Lord
RoBaeta' ma.terly tnctica. They war.
too dciiioralired to heed hia cxjamtiila
tion and declared that the llritiah
BBBavM were everywhere."
The correspondent of the Daily New,
"The Ikovrs were oeized with a panic,
thus spoiling the whole plan which
bad been beautifully calculated to de
stroy them utterly.
"Aa the Sixth dlviaion emerged from
a hidden (natulan and appeared on 'he
erest with the mounted infantry in
altiriiiisjilng order the Iloers thought
the whale earth wns covered with sol
dier, in i heir front snd rear and on
their Hanks. They did not wait to
verify their supposition, but floi,
neisrd apparently with a dread thit
they might share the fate uf Cronje
I'SiSCF lit won rot VUATIOK.
rrapoaltlnaa I'rnaa Hraarr that
Urllala f an KM talerlala.
lamdon. March 9, 1:10 p. m lottr
this afternoon It ia learned that the
peace rumom were founded un the
fact that Preaident Kruger haa ap-IM-aled
to Lord Haliabury for a ceaau
tlon of hostilities offering st length,
by i able, the term, which he is w illing
lo accept. These, however, sre not
more than what the Transvaal gov
ernment ottered prior to the .sailing
of the Hrltlsh ultimatum.
HeaarOrB aa Hm.
Oflicial circles here regard the
prnpoiltiona aa merely a ruse or tbe
Iharm lo gam time, and no one non
aldrra that Preaident Kruger ia vet
ready t. consider the sweeping .Ie
main!, which lirest llritain will make
as rcitihiirsf incut for the loss of life
sod great cienditure.
It was understood that President
Kriiger's advance had met with on
emphatic rejection nt the hands of
I Salisbury, who is believed to
have .aid that no such attempt lo re
tain the Indi nndenre of the Tinns
vaal can in considered for a moment
by the llritiah government
Ctesaeata Oat '- karral's Poavt.
iamdon March 9, 9:06 p. ax The
war ofBce haa iaaued the following dis
patch from laird Kohrrts:
"Clements ha. ceopied Norval's
Pont ond tin ad jae. nt drift. Aa soon aa
the engineers, pontoon and troops ar
rive. Ii' will cross the river.
"t.stacre ta-cnpifd Hiirghrmdorp
March 7. and was greeted with great
enthusiasm on the port of tbe loyal
inhabitants. His scouts report that
large numbers of the rebels In the
neighborhood are anxious to attrreu-
w ill All Have to ass Pwl4 tar.
Lot don, March 11. A correspondent
of thr Daily Mall, at Loureneo Mavr
tjues, telegraphing Thursday, aaya:
"I am reliably Informed that hlgtx
oftW-Inls openly avow that the Itrltath
flag shall never fly at Johannesburg. The
place will be raxed tn the ground, and
the mines pot in rendiaeaa to be eteo
tttealty vxpioaed itoiu tha fort aa oo-
laatoii msjahsja. Moat at the goid
Bateava, 1S1IBB4 ftlBB aJWlih the gttnafBa
men. "Baagh at a ehoehtag state,
They t,re floodtt Bali tha Btaiblaat t' ta
roaung tuu, mm wtuiauy
WarraaU lssa4 Agalatl (Tea Pruaila.al
a., ii.irkr Htastiraa aa
Fraukfort, Ky., March 10. -Upon In
formstitni flint by Thomas R from
rail, of la-xlngton. rorrrapondeut of
tha Inclnnati I.n. purer warranta 'or
complicity in the Uoela-1 murder were
issued last night againnt Secretary of
State Caleb Powers, John L. Powers,
of Harhnurvillc. hln broth-.'r; Charles
Kindlri. of Williamsburg, former sec
retary of state; W. II. I ulton. of Jack
Bon ooiinty, and t apt. John Darls. the
I apitol Square pnlh-rman. Othrr war
ranla agaiust meu even higher in tht
repulillcau party are to follow. Tht
warranta charge thr meu witL beln
arcesaorirs before the fact in tbe (Joe
C'nitoii waa the only one arrested
Friday evening. His srreat took plaei
at hie borne in the presence of his wit,
Secretary Powcra and ('apt. Mavis
are not supposed la be In the city, but
have not yet Ireeu located.
John L. I'owem will be arrested to
morrow at Barbuurville, and Flndley
at Williamsburg, if they can he found
there. There is no rruaon to believe
that they will attempt to ovoid nr
The issuing of the warrants was no
turpriae to the republican lender aa
they have anticipated such an action
whenever the Hoo.uOO reword wa,
made available. They would not to
aurpriaed to ace even tlor. Taylor unn
Adjl.-tteu. Collier arrested, though II
ia not kuowu that warranta are to In
Issued againnt them.
Strange as It may aeetu. no warrant
has been Issued fnr the srresl of lh
person whom the delet Ives claim tc
have identifled as the ansa tain.
The basis of the evidence against the
republicans is not known, the detec
tives saying they will not divulge their
hand until the case, come up for trial,
which will be at the April term of the
elr.'uit court of Franklin county, uti
le., the defendant snk for u continu
ance. It it believed huwever, that they
will demand an immediate trial.
Scleral witnesses who testified at
Hie trial of Harlan Whit taker, Tur.
day, swore thut the shots at the time
af the lirteln! naanasinatinn were tired
from the direction of Powers' office,
snd be und all of the parties for whom
tlie warranta wen is.ueil have lieen
under the strictest aurveilsnee ever
tiiice the asnnssitintlon.
Cupt. Mavis w-ua nn iipaiintcc of 0M
Itmdley. and wan continued under ti ".
I ay lor
Fx-Secretaty of State Findlev n
.viie of the promoters of the innn.-nieei.
ing of the mountaineer, in front of the
ntste cnpitol on January BV He .erve-1
as secretary of state during the four
yearn when W. ft. Iludlcy was gov--rnor.
He wn. not in the city the day
if the assaasinaliuu, tint left the Jay
befiuc t ulton, the only one orre.lci
last night, aaaj placed in a cell and not
lllowcd to talk to any utie
! ultm ban been employed for Mat
past four yeara in the slate auditor'.
ollice. under Auditor Stone, ami aaju
reapai;nied liy Auditor Sweeney. He
ta nlaiut .'i-.' yearn of age. and ha. la-eu
msrrieii nlamt two yesrs.
The warrunt on wbirh I ulton was
irresled. mid the warrants for the sr
ret of the two Powers. Findlev and
Davi., are liaaed on an affldavit tnede
by Thouiii. 11 I ronlwell, nf la-xington,
Ky .. before County Judge Moore. Cram
well has BBBB s.siatiug the detectives
in hunting down the cane, and it is
said that, acting under direct ions from
Col. f. C Campbell snd ( otnruon
wealth's Attorney Franklin, be spent
sstrral days in Hardin, Bell, Whitley
and Knon; counties, where. It Is al
leged, the evidence against the repub
licans was secured.
FOR A NEW STATE MILITIA.
Beaalnr Trlnlell's Heenlallon R.
enntlUri-rd ni.rt Aili.pirS at
Frankfort, Ky., March in. The sen
ate reconslilered the Trlplett resolu
tion appropriating lloo.nou for the pur
pose of equipping a atnte militia and
recovering the arms und in minima of
war removed to Iaindon. Ky. Senator
Triplet! aaid that during Thursday
night the remaining anna and other
military property in the amenal here
were loaded mi cars and ahipsrd to
London Senators Puryrar and Jones,
who voted agalnat the resolution,
volet' for it. and paaaed 19 to I
In tl c house the announcement was
greeted by prolonged npplauae..
IT WAS NOT BUBONIC PLAGUE.
Ilener. the Unnraattsr Place I ant
I hlaslsnt, Man I'raaelaea.
Haa Bern Hal.rvt
San Franclaro. March 10. Keileral
ijiisniiitiiii- Ofticcr Kinytni, Fridiy, rr
orled to the board of hevlth that the
pigt, MBi and other uulntals inoceulat
ed with gernuv tak.'n from the glands
of the f'hiuiman who died the other
day of what nt first was ruppoaed ta
la- but-onic plague, shcweil signs of
having black fever, and therefore the
lawrd laised thr quarantine placed on
( h Ina town aa u precautlnusry iiietumn
against ihe apresd of the aiseaae.
Juba Rusbla'a Will.
London. March to.- Thovgh Jolin
Htiskio'a will and codicil heir not yet
been proven, il la understood the testa
tor ronflrms the deed of gift made Ivy
him in iat5, whereby Hmntwoo-1 and
all its contents are settled on Mrs
Art hu- Severn. Certain literary duties
are en' rusted to her, In conjunction
with Prof, i.'hiirtes Wlot Nurtoa, the
author, of Cambridge, Mass., and Alex.
Wedderbnm, J. C. After certain an
nuities to the servants, ihe resilience
is given in he Severn, who. with C. M
llarker. are executors ami trustees.
TBs rrsark telorsaWr Tr.nl)
Wnahine-ton. March to -Henator Ald
rieh hd not call op his motion in tbe
executive session in the senate. Pri
on.. . to have the French reciprocity
treaty referred to th- finance commit
tee. The report haa reached the senate
that the aecretnry of atnte has request
ed of tha French govern eaeet an ex
tension ot a year's time on the treaty
Tha belief ta growing that tbr request
siM tat anjanttcn. snd that no action on
-MB teentjr will be wc dtirixu Oka
lasa.tlll.-a. In hn t .aaasall I. ..f
iak Ars Aasaasla a-Baag
Frankfort, Ky., March 11 Tbr dem
ocrats ami the republicunn in Ken
tucky are, l-day, lor the lust tim -since
the present political vompiica
lions siaumed acute fat in. divided int..
two arnjed and organised factions.
Harrouiuling the capitol and the state
executive building and cauipcd in lh
groiiudi around liov. TaylorV haa
are nearly livo hundred .late initltiu,
well provided with umulunltioii, while
in tin eorridom of the Capital hotel.
In which the it. ,i. ! state execu
tive oafcee are located, and in the
streets sdjucrnt to that building ate
tint amcisl oflleer. and tin- ntrn and
bojrs uf a militia coiui'iinv tli.vt v .r m
gBltiietl in Frankfort, to day. aa tbe
nucleus of lim. Ilrckham'a stall
guard, liraide. at-nrea or tnon ..f heavi
ly -armed citixeua, isirtisiiii. of tits
Humors reached the demis-ratic
leaders, lo-d.iv that an attempt vv in
to be made by the ntate militia to Ink !
t.ov. Heckham into cusIimIv . ami inside
of an hiinr after the renrt vvus ir
ctilairit a prtitiuu hud la-en e'rculatid
ami sigucd by the requiallc BBXBBBf uf
men Biccsaary to form a militia com
pany. The men will guard tin t api il
hotel all night against any aH.Htb'e
attempt lo arret liov. Ilecknam. Onl.
two days mom remain for the legisla
ture to remain in senninii. lint the gas
velopment. of those tun day. tile
looked forward to with nppri hcnsl.il
by lender ... loath BntBB.
The deiniM-rntic piuii-ain. ay thsl
ahoiild the militia iittempi In Interfe
with lite session of the legislature. srr
sistrnt rumor, of which have bas)B in
circulation utl day. il will la- in-vl to
imp. -i-i- to avert bloodalicd Tiio
republican officials, Imurver, deny that
such action lias been even coutempi..'
evl. am. I hut the sfglllallllll will nut lat
BBaMatetl III any way. Thai the isaBBPt
is bellevrtl in d'-inin-iatii ciu!... BOW
ever. Is show ti bv the fact thut the ad
viaahility of Baaattog the MMMB in
aomt uthel place IBBB the slate house
bus la-en under cuiisiih-rui inn. and
eveu st a lute hour hfnshjM Hm quea
tion. had not In-.-ti fully .-ttb d -.- -eral
n publican Bssaatssen ol the b-gin-latun-
left tin- city to day . Bevrauabxhty
for their homes.
all'.i Kll I nr. BTATB Ut A BUB.
Hi.lh ISrll.il. kffSSnaaa Vlrn aait .erl
nn. 'Irniil.li- Imminent.
Frankfort. Ky . Man h II. I he Ami
ntovi on the part of Inn. Iteckhutii's
follower. Inward the furnnilioil of a
state cnurd under hi, n.liiiiiii.l rat ion
wn. token here to-day. i ity Clerk Inn
Marshall circulated u paper, and en
listed the requisite nasi her of men
who arc to coinp"..- a Bant compa-iy.
The gun. fni that BBMpBBJ have been
provided by Cllliu-- here. mnl of
them lring either needle guns or Win
chesters. nerlnus ftnmiii ISBtaSSl I arreacr.
This sfteroiMin n report gaimd -ur
rem v that tiov. Taylor had given his
soldiers ' idem to arri.t Uot lU'ckliam
and other ufllecrn ul the ilemi.-m.tlr
stute goieriiiuriit. Hu ntt-ouut nf thin
report, the men enlisted hy I apt Mar
shall were assembled ut the city ItuM,
armed and sworn in as sn-cial police
for Ihe purpose uf protecting the dem
ocratic officers who arc still quartered
at the Capital hotel A large number
of citixenn also volunteered, slid BIMB
assigned to various anvtn in the vicini
ty of tbr hole! to offer rcii,aiiee in
case the talked of arrcni. were at
tempted. ..... in-i... . liaartl Relnf.irerB.
tiov. Taylor's soldiers, who are in
guard at the BtBtS house were rri.i
forced, to-day. by. the arrival of the
Harhoursvillr eotnpaay of fj nun. all
of whom are fully armed and equipped.
Mori troop, uic ItHiked for to-night.
The Pinevillc uml laiuilou eompanien
are .-- p. . ted some time during the
night or to-morrow.
AaiMvlatea hy lli.viinii llrekhaat.
tiov . lteckhstn, this afternoon, np
vointeil Col. I i.i v id It Murray, of
Clover Pulnt, uasistant udjutunt gen
ernl, with thr rank of colonel, and he
waa sworn In.
Thr official announcement was ma Ie
that this appointment is only temp. .
nry. This waa regarded as significant,
it being understood that Co!. Mtirrnv
accepted tht apa'iiit tucut mi account
of the gravity of the olltical situation
and with the understanding that he
could resign when the conditions in
thr atslr became more quiet.
Whlllanrr and ration Hrw.irS.
f!nrlund Whlttnkcr and W. II. Cut
ton, who were innflm-d In jail here
charged with complicity in the aaaaa
sinntlou of tlia-lad. were removed from
jail nt an early hour thi. morning and
taken lo Shelby v ille. where they were
plsceii on a train and sent lo IaiuIs
vllh under a heavy guard It is under
stood they will In- kept in tlie ! amis
si He jail till the April term of thr cir
cuit court, when they will be returned
acre for triaL
THE PASSION PLAY.
The lesninn Pluy will be enacted at
Ohrraruinergaii ?7 tlmea liurina Ihr
The part of I hrist will be ployed by
Anton Lang, a young man who has not
befora had say important part. Joa
eph Mayr. who played the part in 1T0
Tl, and l and im. is now loo old
Plans for the I'asaiou Piny have now
been definitely unnnuuet d. The prices
for acuta will vary from M ccuts t.i
" SO and r....lUr. ...., I .1
. .... - - - W .-.. I...J. O. , ...
can now be obtained in the town which
can nc reached oy railroad.
It fat a mistake to suppose that thr
scenerv of the Passion I'lav la sr..!..
and that the acting it bad. The aern
erv la us nt id hv some of Ihr nH.
lata In tier many. The costumes are
elaborate and the acting is excellent.
Tbe villagers of Obrrswuergau are
up in arms against ' lie proposed eetab
Ilsiitneat of a line of motor vehicle. da
Stgnetl tO (Ml aWBV With (III - tedienn tam
hoars' drive from the nrareat railway
station to the village. Thcv nay It will
detract from tha tfcrotional attitude
which BU visitors to the Paaaiottaiiial
Bra auygMad te asaume.
BJ BjH BJM MwBBBBBBt-tBetittHfaj-f ' e f r M ft 1 1
The Cause of Free Silver.
hni Ha at All lanpesveB br tha
Bets lav nr .Poster of the
The untioaal banks have always had
the .nine privilege of reducing their
Botes, it redundant, under the existing
iaw. thai they will bate under the law
now t.i -m- dtaeoeaed ia the senate.
They have only to withdraw their
I'nlted Stale, bonds from tbe treasury
department aid surrender their circu
lation. There is nothing whatever in
the new law, nor could them he, to
make this mom east Un the contrary,
hy a large pri poaed reduction tu the
tax on circulation, and by increasing
the limit of the notea Issued to thr par
taluc of the L'nitcd Btates bonds dc
ponited with the treasury, Inntrad of
to per cent., aa now a great inducement
will P.- offered to the banks to enlarge
their circulation and thereby to pro
mote inflation and aperulation under
ordinary conditions It is estimated
that on the fiasaage of the law there
will be a rapid increase of from IIB0,
Uuo.ofXi to IJtio.iMJU.goo ( smne people say
morrj in thr note iaaues of the bonks.
Aa regards the elasticity of the pres
ent system, it would be impossible tn
point out the .lighic.1 auperiorlty pos
aenaed by the Hank of F.ngland in Ha
riirrency regulation over the American
banks. The Hank of Cierniany has rer
tain privileges in thla respect not pon
arnsrd by either the Hank of F.ngland
ur Ihe American banks, but thrtr ad
vuulngrs l av not saved the Herlin
markrt from a more deeply seated de
prcasltin than Wall street ban suffered
from. In fac It waa the aeml -snh-in
London and Herlin that prvvipilatrd
the American panic, aa all bunlnra
men know rrgardlrsa of sny "eurrrn
c.v sy stem "
The bill hefcrethr Iniled States eon
gn , while opening the door to an
riioriiioiia increaae tit the inaue of bank
note., st the same time provides for a
probable heavy incrrase sooner or later
in the legal lender money of the coun
try in which the bank deposits and
Boars are aynhle When gold ia with
drawn from tin I'nlted States treasury
in exchange for legal tender notes for
ex.irt. thrnr notes are to In-come im
pounded and withdrawn permanently
frnm circulation, except as rrisaued
againct deposit of gold coin. It will Is
made the duty of the secretary of the
treasury also, either by abaolute pro
vision of the law or by a nominal discre
tion, to redeem on drmsnd in gold rolu
thr silver dollsrs nnd silver certiflcatch
which now fill so acceptably and satis
fuctorily Ihr needs of the domestic cir
i illation. The bank, will thus have in
cri-oncd means to protect themseiren
from tin- demands of their own depo.
P s for gold for export, by throwing
on tin treasury (as heretofore! a bur
flen which does not properly belong to
It: but by the virtual xtingulshmeni
of a larire portion of existing legal ten
Bar monpy. concurrent with a gnat In
i reo.e of the fiduciary money of the nn
tmnal t ...nk a. it is bard to see how the
new "currency system" la going to di
minish the risk of monetary rriaes
France to-day has doublrd thr
amount of full legal tender silver nmn
BJ per capita that the t'nlted State,
has. ami the legal tender quality of the
money for all public and private dues
makes It, just as In the United htatea,
as good as geld for all domestic pur
poses. The Bank of France diacountt
Its gold reaervc aad ita rate of discount
by tendering ailrer Inatead of gold in
luvytuent of ita notes and deposits. The
United States, on the other hand, pro
I 1 degrade her v. Ming stiver
niiiury, lo put a black mark upon it.
Bi d to reduce it virtually to token
ntotiey . redeemable in gold at the will
of the bullion broker aad exporter,
thuscmiveriing what is now a currency
naaet into a liability; this. too. without
tlie shadow of u demand for it from the
Moplr of the country, to whom tbe ail
vrr.rlrculatlugkntheform of silver rer
tificstea. has always given perfrrt sat
iafactlon. There haa never been the
allghtest discount or doubt connected
with theae certiflratea. Ob tbe con
trary they were worth during our
grrntest eurrenry panic -that of 1HB3 -a
alight premium over gold in tbr New
York market, by reason of their great
er convenience for holding, or for ship
mrnt to other ritire. This form of elr
enjstiug medium la so completely sb
sorla-d by the people that each month's
limited coinage of silver la eagerly
Bought after la thr form of certiflratea,
and the treaaury haa virtually no f rer
sliver in its reserve (vide I'nlted States
treasury monthly statistical reports) ;
bo that no secretary of tbr treason
could mjv demands upon the govern
mrnt in silver If he would.-London
Dally Financial ITewa.
"tnaare af a Heath.
Coinage waa executed at the mints
if the I'nlted Statea during thr month
01 aantiary. isuu. aa louown
j; BB J. in
I.4.BI0 .;. f,3
h in do'lare
Tots! Iivar ......
Bteat rat alrkela.
i Jir.cot tflt vwv
Bllvcr Vsraaa avals
What popubat or sHear republics n
will now believe that the republican
pari9 ia as goad a friend to silver aa ia
the democratic party, even If fear at
the iaat moment did wring from tha
senate the internal ion; agreement
amendment The republicans are
now squarely on a single, gold stand
ard platform, and thry ahansM be made
to stand upon It, Kansas City Tlmea.
BUvsrso tBie AvttltaBe.
The siagie gold standard people
My: "But look at the tow comtner
etel value of ellver: what are you go
ing to Bo about that?" Beverse the
an it ml- of go vera ment toward stiver
and rev lore it to the position It for
merly occupied If gold hard been ham
mar od down for aa many years aa haa
liver where would, it he?.
THE GOLD STANDARD.
Bsaatar Blrtvart Psltu oat tha
Wrakar.. of tbe I ansa Ooa-iraellm-.
ihr i Irealallaa.
What is meant l-y ihe havkneyed
phrasr. "the gold standard." has not
been fully explained, tays Henator
Stewart, of .Vr vails. When we spesk
of standard weights and measures our
meaning is plain, because a yard Is a
fixed length and n quart oi a bushel
eontaiits an axceriuiurd uuaiitity of
spoil Money, to he a ataudurvl in the
sense of acciiratr mrs.umment of
value, must be of such volume ss will
always bear a uniform relation to the
flflrcgate of property for tale. Toron
tend thnt Btoney which is uf a greater
purchasing power al onr time than il
in at another is a teal standard uf value
is like contending '.hut a yanlt-tit-k o
feet long, if made nf tome particular
kind of wood, would la- ihe .ainr tland
ard o( nirnMiri uieui at a yardstick
thrtr f. ct lung If money can bean
honest standard measure of value, and
the satur mo. . v can mrnaurc flic time,
aa much properly iu thr aggregate at
one time aa at nnnthcr. why may not a
gallon which inrludra flic times an
much cubic Kpaei ni ane time aa it doea
nt another br an accurate mi ssure of
The contention of the ndvoei-tea of
ihe gold ttsiulsrd rests BfBBJ the as
sumption that the ipianty of gold it
the only qmstion considered In com
mercial exchanges. They deny thai
rithrr the supply ur the drmard for
gold ha. any effect in estimating the
quantity of any particular commodity
which a given amount of gold will buy .
Their contention nl.u at. timet that II
all the mountains were gold an ounce
of got:: would buy ihe rami amount of
wheat, cotton, or nth r products thsl
It will now buy. This is the intrinsir
vslue theory of men wlm look ii. wise Ss
llarrivon, Cleveland or Hyniim when
they announce to the world thr tieccesi
ty of moury ks.i - ing intritiMi value.
The secretary of the treasury is not
so sbsolutely Ignorant of monetary Mr
ence a. hi. contention that the vslue
of gold never changes would serin to
Indicate. In hi-iipiy to thr resolution
of thr two hBBBf nf emigre retprct
ing In. transactions with certain New
York bank he give as n reason for de
positing the motiey of the govrrument
in rational bank that it is necessary
to do so to avoid contracting the circu
lation, and thut to krrp il in tin trrss
urv would disturb ihr buslaess of the
It terms a liltlr MMttgt thnt the sec
retary ran understand thnt locking up
money in thr tn-iMin vaults disturb,
business am! at the same time thinks
it Is necesinr; to bjbj only the com
motlity golrt uhiii which to stamp
monry. although rVI ry foreign finan
cial trouble tahet gosfj nut of ihe coaa
try and dpoit it in foreign vaults.
He contend thnt money to la- good
money mu.t la- BxaBf "I IBB ame ma
terial thai all Other ration. BM for
that puraic, in i I can sac no In
convenience in it. withdrawal from
circulation in thi eaaatt by fnreigt.
esa. while he uniiemtniids that hoard
ing money in the trrnttiry is injurious
In his ! Bl BBM on gold he confines his
arguments In favor nf IBS exclusive use
of that metal to lis picullar qualities,
claiuiiug thai ii possesses Intrinsic
value, while In ai'mlnlttrring the treas
ury he regards the vniuine of money
in eireulatiun as of inrammint Impor
tance, and deKisit the surplus of the
treasury in luniks lo krrp it in use and
prevent contraction. Still, he contend,
that no tnsttcr how much gold or how
little gold is produced, its lolunir when
used ss monry dor. not affect Its pur
The Barren.!.-. In lbs lalinnal Baaka
sat I'm i- l.nverantealal
What due. the "monetary refurm'
embualied in the republican gxvld bll'
Aside from making gold tbr sob
meantim of value thi. bill has other ol"
jeicta, aoruewlist covered up, it la true,
but evident to the careful nbtterver.
Those wlio have examined thia bill
carefully nnd who have analysed it
meaning from an entirely notipartlaan
point of view can see plainly that ita
purpose is to accomplish the follow
Flmt Surrender to the national
banks the governmental functiona oi
Second- Ite.tcw nn immense honun
on the bondholders.
Third tllvr n bounty of many hun
dreds of atillinnt of dollars lo the na
tional bankn. convert stsudsrd silver
dollars into mere credit money, ami
throw all forma of currency upon tbe
treasury for redemption In gold.
Fourth- Make all debta now existing
or hcreofter contracted payable in
Fifth Place in ihe hands of thr
banks the power to contract and ex
pand the currency at will
Sixth In abort, establish s central
ized money oligarchy . n powerful bant
ing trii.l which will have the power
practically to enaiave tbr people, and
la the end destroy the repi.hlic
Do the American peoplr w sli to have
this programme carried out lo Its
final demands? Am they ready lo sur
render without a atrugghi to the money
power and tn place Ihemaelvca entirely
at thr mercy of a financial system
managed by a trust aad Independent of
It does not seem reasonable to be
lieve that attah ia the wish of the peo
ple, but aa congee. is entirely in the
hsnds of the republics na. and the re
publicans are entirely in the hands of
the money power, the jwoja-ised "mone
tary reform" will he embodied In the
taw, and nothing will be able toehnng
It, except a democratic victory at tbe
polls next autumn.
This is one of the greatest questions
which are to be submitted to the peo
ple during the presidential campaign.
It is important and will receive foil
attention, and wilh tt will come b fail
considers Hon of the trusts and the
burdens implied In republican) Imparl Bt'
Mm. Oil nag i r ataaaBBMaai
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