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tkt Isrmmgtoo timtt. rUBUSHKU KVKRT THURSDAY BT- THKO. D. FISHER POBldBBBD 1H TUB UTTKKB9T ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY. ONE DOLLAR A ssssass f ik. Tuna m Unn sjaa f MM mill w ssarss IM mll raMk Mlw 4 lets) ta . iiM-wii atist iks sessi?. . ; m T W BSMrlk llvtaf HW4t VOLl MEfXXVII. FARMINGTON, ST. FRANCOIS CO.. MO., THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 1900. NUMBER 12. limes. A WEEK'S H STORY UQ I The bapoitMf Ilnpixiiiiv. of a vVoek ii. i, fly ToliL IN ALT. PAUTS OF THE TN'ION All the Latrst MM t Ititnrtt from V, iMhhurlmu From tin- VmiU, the West Mi l Hm South. TJTE lim MM DISPATCHES in r i i ii i MNMMh The li -i litti.c. i unlive and Ju dli ii.l appropriation hilt was reported to Mm I i i'. ! i-tair- senate on thr 13th and tin Porto Iii. " 'in iff I dl wan din- MaaMt, in Hm bowc Um bmMmmi itport on the OoanfiaJ bill an adopt' ed by a toti M to ISO and It now pom lo Hi. paraMaat for Ml signature 11111m m-n- Introtatnl in thr I'nltcd Ptatcx M-uatr on thr Hth requiring railroads to rrrt detail! of acci dent to pmaoikjpVM and providing for anftnn for i:.ivcri;iii .' employes. Thr Philippine qui I on raa 'unbar Maaaaartl in Um I oose tin District of Columbia appropriation hill waa taken p ad aadcf ihi latitude al lowed til. t igus canal, thr Philip pin.' mm n and laa advl.ahlllty of electing arnatori by the people am Maausvard, Mils a rr It Iroduocil In Um t'nited Flute . ni.tr i n tin- lath to prevent tin- ndiitn rn'l. n of fOOfJ nnd for thr apeahig of Hhrarin la Manila. The Porto Rim r pyropriatwaj hill m fvrthrr dlarui rii la thr hennc a rco- liitl.n waa Introduced proponing n aaaartitwtkxuftl anmuhnrol gltlag con pros powrt i POtllrul triiKt.. Thr Matriet of Columbia approprtatMa Mil. enrrv i - 7'. win panned. rtMM . ainaoT . A rountrrfrll II ..dollar ailrrr eer- ttr.i'atc aariei i M, abaab letter 11. platfl iintiilicr n, ha Im ti dirrmrrrod. 01 of I'allcM n uhilo in: am in ah hufton klUad bh wife, murdarrd JaUa Iteng thaabttbt ' In vi m old daufrh trr of Cariaa I'. HeiMp I ach. a mail rarrh r. and fatall) wound rd thrrhlM'a moi baa. The pr. vid!.' 1 i.flUed hi. rlffna ture to tin Anaoclal hill, thai mnkinrf ! a law of thr laud M l'.T. In a leanai nt hooar tire In evarh. ?i. J , It liven were lout The daath nl Bar, rbogtai K. Baaatt rr. the eld.r no laM mriii lag hrot hrr of Uev Hi at . IVard Bracbar aaawtatl nt RlmlM, . )T.. agrdal venra. A al ter dii il on the fame day nt Hartford. Conn , ntred 'l year.. Failiii.' I. reported of the project of flaaaahMJ B ybjalltb eomliination of Baaoaf act iirrm of thrashing machine. The . w Ifan !' hire prubtbtlioaMta aeilaalad Joiuh M. rietchrr. of No.hilfi f r j. . iTIlor. Kara PlatBltuJ and .lumen Saundrr.. Irarrllna It I e. men, wrrr found frorrn to daath in the mow at Ubartji Cor nrr, N. J. In the Twenty thiol di.trlct of New York the repuldleanr nave nominated T.oul". V"..i rvf(n for eoiii.Tr.B. The Rhode i-innd demoerada have notnlnnied Kathan W, Mttlefleld. of Pawtin I.eV foi rm.r r - r im aot nt The Vrarrina iilitie.ii leadcni In KentueLy afracd on a truce, pending aettlcincnt b) the eonr'a of the gov arnorahlp coolest The legislature ad Journi d ill..- die. The Ti nnef.ee re puhli.-ana will meet In BaabriUa April 13 to name dele irate, to the nnthmal roarentinn and a candidate for ,rovenior. Flameji adpad out the entire liual Dean portion id the village of Hpauld lug. Mu ll Fire de.tr" ad thr re.ldenrr of lieu rj Bpecki rmun at Saginaw, Mich., and two of his children were cremated. l.ucindii II. Htoar, widely known aa vthe mothei "f women', rlulia" anil a writer and atlaoataa of notr. died In K ..... Mil h at thr age of M. Tin d at lift J. S. IVfTt-r. agiii S.), aon of V. I'elTi r, rx I'lilted Slalca aeua tor from kunwix, rornnilltrd suicide un Rnnaa. I'itjr. Kire drat roved the Armstrong uteri work at rllnt, Mleh.. the loaa l.elng $150,000. At Itidianapolia ('. 11. Conea A Ron, mnuufaeturrrs of clothing, .uttered a loaa of : : : On by fire. Flame, ruined the plant of the Dot rnport (la 1 1 annlngcompany. the loaa bring 11 JO .1)00. The death of Herman Pcttrrman, ed itor of the Cahmbaaj Vfaatbota, one of the let known (ierman editor. In thr country. oiTiirrrd at ('olumlma, O.. aged 1 yenra. Flrr aaltljal the big Roth.rhlld to bacco wiireun "o at Miamiaburg, O.. the loaa Ix mc tlSa.QOO. In the Ninet . euth Illinola diatrlct thr demorraU aplit in convention and nominated two candidate A. J. Hunter and ,1 H. Crowley for eon On Mar 10 the Tenneaare democratic atate ronrrntlon will be held at Naah rllle. Or. May II the Iowa drmocrata will bold their atate eonrrntlon In Dea Moinea. The eltlarna of Key Went. Fla.. un vrellrd a monument to thr drad heroea of thr liattlenbip Mnlnr. The gore rnor ha. designated Friday. April 27. aa "Arbor day" in Illinola. In Itt..-ii- Wis.. Henry F. Corhett. charged with :i. unit and intent to bill Uev Oariil 11. i henry waa found not guilty by n jury. Near TVinalow, Ind.. Alfred Orrcory. a wealthy farmer, killed hi mUt and himaelf. Thry leave aix children. A quarrel eaued the crime. The republican of thr Fifth Raaaa diatrlct nominated William A CaMer head for congreaa. Fire dertroyed the Pan Maxwell furniture factory at Pentwatrr, Mich.. the loaa being yt"0.0f. to Teaa. Misnlaalppl. I.-oulalaoa and Alabama heavy enowatorm ocourred. r-tmriion htkuiokht. Hadrdxr. the aultan'n daughter, tloped with Nledjar. a Turktah poet. ' In the Balkan. Turkey, outrage again the Christiana have been r : The flfly-alxlh birthday of King Hbm. waa w4jalj abaarrid la Italy. Paris RIBMI predict blowing up of mini- and other dlsastrro whrn Itrlk. i inh troops carry the war In.'w the Transvaal The writer nf th .on;. "Annia Laurie' Lady John Scott Spottl woadr died in ln4oi,at tbeug. Without opponit ion Lord Itohcrte en tered Hloctiifnntcln and raised tl. J Brit ish flngoirr tba building of the Orange Free State implf I Proidrnt Stryn ha nioird tin- capital to Krm 'd, .trongly fortified ti where thr ltoer v t.reat Ilrltalu In ' ture for peace nation of the tolerate anv Int. -tmi H1 .V , ro: lithe .at (he r II not by any of them with the prowcut ion of the waf in South Africa. France Hodgson Purrett. thr well known novcllat. waa married to Ste phen Town.end, her aecretary, at tienoa, Italy. Advler from Manila ay that Florea, Agulnnldo'a eerctary of war, haa aur rrndrrrd to (irn. MaeArthtir. ahd that the governor of North ( amarlnra, with hi staff, ha. also aurrrndrrcd al Nurra ( accre. and ordered runner. ent out through the eountty to BgoaSaiB Amer ican aorrrelgnty. Ihafr were .aid to br massing their foraOj near ilic Vaal rlvrr in order to appaaM the llritlah adrance Into the Ti aaaiaal ;m. Joabarl arrived at trandfort, abotd i tnllr. north of BbjantfoBtrln, to aaaume eoinmand of the Baafa, Iinl Ilobrrtn ha arnt Itvaapt t.. the (Iratifrr rirrr to hrlp drWr the lloi r from the Free Slate. fork and l.lmr'lck rorporatlnn re ftwrd to l.sue an addre.. of vveleome to Quern Victoria and diaturbaare in Ire laud were expected. LATKII at. In the en.ile. on the 10th. the Puerto Bwaa prlkH parrapriataa bin, carrying t'.'.o'i . .iki. lo lie ch nihil lijr tin- prrsi.tcni "on public eduraliori, pttbtfa WOrkl and other goieroineni.il and pniiin pafpaaaBt oraa pasiM-d. An order was uiaile to take up the cans of form, i Senator Quay on April I. ami dharaaa it until aBpaaad of... la the hoilH', ii being tin Brat prliulu bill day mulct the new rule., sis liiil of no Beware! interest were MIned. No other Iniainaai of imjairtance wan triui-aeteil. The state departaient ha been uoli-Ih-d that the Persian p.ocriunrui ia aiM.iit to nenii H adadetar to Waaadku. Ioii. For ten years Hns mss ha baM traoant, the IlknilBjbaall having left in diitlgcun. cvving to III" luereitcK ridi cule heaped oa him bj the AeaerioM paraefrapln r on nee.inni of his ipiccr aajae Hadji Hassan ito..li Khan, with a half deaen additional lyllabhia It is learned that the pwrpaaa of the g.ii rnnii i.l lo aaqaifa the I ..ml o St. 'I h. Minis. l. V. V. for a I t asonanlr ronnlil. ration from Oeuiuark, baa not been aliaudoni d. nol withaland'ug Iba ataleiuaata attributed to tne i i.'i hadkeatiag a iaaaaa nut to part with the island. The Bffttfl uiH'is iliM-uH the pro ceeding, la the llritlsh parliuiuent with reference to the profanation of the ItaffUah church ill Itlesden by Hoer ay niuithierM, i ipri aaiag their reajtvet and BttrlbuUafl ti c id to air.. I row dies, inn deiiMiig iiieui barltala'i : .,-l.t to complain. The Straihconit Horn' icgiineiit and lOU n. mils to till tacancie. in Um tirnt rnaedhiB iaallajeal in .south Africa. rmbarkcil at Halifax, N, S.. on lb? transMirt Xlonterei. on the loth The troops were given a grainier send-off than that extended to previous bovBa. hccrftnr.v Long laaaetl, on the lotb, tba order cimatitutiug a pnaaral baard "to iti'.ure eflicient preparation of the fleet in cane of war and for the ajavaj defeuac of the count." The order dee iguutra the admiral of the navy a chief of the bureau of navigation. The rulnera employed at the wurka of Coulter A Huff, In the vicinity of (ireenburg, Pa., will U- given an ud vancr of ten a-r cent, on April 1. I here will ba abOVf till' thi.iln.iuil at- faalad. Thr advaae was aaaalh Had. Iml HoIntis resoris thai ilia aaadad Brlllalt crsboari ami aea be found in Illiscinf.iiiU'iu bad baaa well cared for. After prolonged deliberation upon llle llllsMan lleuiilli.ln tor e. 'ilnive railnvad rightn in Asia Minor, the aubliine paria ha prnMrd a roiupro mlae whereliy thr rtiilwayn aroobj lie lonatriicled tiy Turkey and Itusnin In partiierHhip Tba ltuniiiii enilionay in it Umiii Hm original demands which thr Turkish military coin mi anion atrenuoiihlv opposed. In official and diplomatic cirelea In vYiiahlugton a denial in authoneil of piblinheil reports that their hav. la-n lonterrnris. witli a view to the di pitch of additional war hiin and I'nitrd State ntddiera to ( hina. and that new of the grnvrt character bad Ivecn reeeiveil from thr 1'nlted State, minialer to China. Mr. Uda (irrycraft. the largrnt wntnan In Indiana. Ii.il auddruly at h.-r Inline in Itiissiui ille, on the lath. Maw U yeara. She waa rilling at a table with her huibanii. Joarph lirey craft. playing doinimnr. when he fell from her chair drad. lb r weight waa about live hundred and Ml) pbuiiil.. Frank Cnaa, la year old. ,v:i killed at lafebj .,... (al.. on the lath, in a fririid!' laixing lamt with Pert Whid den. In th- eighth minnl UTilildeu struck Cawi with a aix-iaince glove on thr left aide of the nrrk. Diath reult- rd in half an hour. ( apt. Joarph Meln.ls, in for 31 vear wanleu of the I let roll I Mleh. houar of corrertion. din) on the lath. The captain waa widely distinguiahrd a en organiser nnd manager of prison Indiinii The mutinied force from Kttuberly, I i ... -ei-iling to the relief of .Matching, bad arrived at Vi'arrentoii on thr lath. Aa the force neaml Windaorton the lt?r crariiated the town, blowing up thr bridge. (irn. gr William Stephen Alexander Inckhart, cominandrr-iii chief of the ltritiah force in India, died in Cal cutta on the yttth. He wa born in fSeptcmlxT, 1841. On the Initiative of Uird Bobert. a newaioier haa been started at llioem fonleiu. for the editls-ation of (he troop. The condition of llepreaentatlra Oaluaba draw, of Pennsylvania, was reported, on the 18th, to be improved. St. Patrick's day waa celebrated with extiaordlmuy enthuaiaam throughout Booth Africa. Tba Music Ball building ia Quiaoy, Mas., eraa burned, on the Ittbi toes, MISSOURI STATE NEWS. ii. ... it. ...i., Jndae J. F. Taylor, an old anl mtiebe r. , . ilrd citben of Tipton, iMldcnly .1 bean failure. II- moved to Ibmna nut r. Mo. from Tenne ic ii l-t.i. Later he berime iiitrreetrd in the dry irinod. aaaaaati In Warsaw. Sin He waa for those 'lay no rxtiiudvc .irk I sicker. Mr. I min ts M. Mi'l. al Neocba. Father Mill, was hb yenn oltl. and had rii a memla-r of rhr old BaMblaMM rati fen .tec of the M. F. church sot'tb for the past 8.'. yearn, ami during hla rr.idi nor at Neovh for the past li year. He bat) aaVef f..d, ., to ilt liver a srrmon on the Sum! n neareal hi I. iv Inlay. Mm. K. II. Ilalliffan. rrlnt of former Beaator Jante llaliignn. al her hom.' In In Ion She waa one id the oldeat a well a our of the tinatt t. ' M t .-ti-nie. resl,. nts of t rniti tin county. Frank tti.-rv. on" of Purminfrtmv'a oldrat and uioat prominent uuaine mm. of pneumonia. Solomon Power, igrd si. t,f y,o ah, i. Ba wan iromineiit in L 1). O. P. Mm tl dlv man. oifrot lobu Holly Bum. n luaniifactiirer. nt HauniL.il. Oaf. l barb s Ijoit, fur 10 yearn b rea- bjsM nl Kit', ia t in. r oily, al 'he sire of ; L He wss it one time a uciay. Iht of the baahdatajikjt, T. S. Wnght. jgv .l at Bdoasn, of pneuni'ini.t. T. .1. Ualtaee, of Uaapaa ei.umy, al hi n .iimce iicur II. in Ion. at the are hi t.i. Mr. Wallace waa one of the la Iff at lend owners anil mott prom inent citisen rif central Misr-mri. Ike I Mlareper I al. IsMda, Uev. J. W. CitlprpM-r. of Atlanta iia.. i bobtiuc revival wrilces ;,t ii,e First Mrtlnelist church, fi.ulh. St. Iunis. Ilia .on. t It.turk f qlpeppei la in elt ir:-e of the tniixic. u-ing a g.mi.'l hymn Imolc entitle "Swett Peptan-" Th-' wi.r.U of maiiv f the nongn are aflMajred tc the afr ,.r faajdMr an ki or, like tiM Bktrh do..' -My tin Kent icl v ll.imc." etc. 'I he rcl.at I a aiicccn. BO. Stl pht II ban rrcellid from tba arcretitry ol war a cheek for 111.11 - '-. on the aaaksteat tri-aaurer of the I'nit rd btatee, Bt. Ldraas, in part piiyuu nt of the claim of the Mtate of Minsoi.ri llgainnt the I'lilted Stale for rx- pene, . Incer red in tabdag the ealati. Mar aniiv for ttie war with Spam. The entire ajajaa of the ntnte Was ttbviut i-Vuuo. srbjah leave ilamt t. ii for itinin now in cotire of aettlc llieul . ismribia bBmi MMaa, Mr. Krank I'rice. of .lefferstin City, is the mother of triplets two bnj and a piff, I heir ctimbined wrighi i. a little over '.'I pound. Of coume .lef frr'ti peopla will ceac cr'iwinp; afhsa tht v Irani ihat Mm. Patrick L ncrv, of I;ritlircair1, ( on it , stoiiihnl her husbuttd will, a Uy weighing . l, potintln. Hla Ileal Meats Ileal. Imc of the larocsi real entale tleul recently coiinummntetl in nouth Ub Mturi wan made when Mem. (twi, anil OakdajfJ, of Plaltatliouth. el... sold all of their ranch luml near sarfreni, Tea couotv . to (ieorire .1. lioliue.. aon of a millionarie farmer of Can county. Neb. Thr IbadMf vvill lie eul on", and the land MjaMd with -lteep. v -. llilt'Tati tram. Mr. nnd Mm. Jaaah Kirmon. of Mary-, ill', cclehmlet' th- sixlv -sreend Baall laalj of thetr mnmac-.-. Mr. Kvemou is OJ ami ,m wift so lt.it ii "joy good health. Only two ol their nlue children are living. Oeet Breeder Oraaala. The rnpidly-lnrreasing Interest In the breeding and raising ui Angora goat In tin .niithwrat ha renulted in the formation of the American An gora lioat Itrmtrm' aftnociatiuu.whicn vvill have its hrafltuarter iu Kitn-i. City. r lvr (an.rtir. tiov. Strpbrns ha. appointed P. IL lira, of Marshall, a uirmtnrr of UBS Hoard of manager of tnr colony tor fecble-niiiidetl and epileptics at Mar aball. vice losinrr Itolnrrtnon, of Mcx. se, reigne,l. Mad :aiea f a MB A lend bettreea BaasMf i-... k and lafl lUldrrtuiek. proasdastBI farnu ra, laBsMBjMI In sn impromptu tlitrl near Knrialy'n Fonl. in the outhm1 rn nrt of Henry county, llablctt eras killed. Th s. -mi Late. The unte nuprrtnr -ourl bsn declared .he Nentiit election !aw constitutional. The law upplle to St. Louis, nnd was pns.nl by the- legislature lent winter. I It t" 't I, a I'lm. i. M'l.ice. .1. S. Finkrnbiner, MM Wsnhing too nveiine. St. l.-.m- found a Imrglai in hi boiirr The fellow f ncanni by going through a platr-girns wimiow. Want a Mew ' ..... tl....... . Itutler i. atruapHna for s new ooitrt liou to take the u!ae;, ssy the e tnda Mall, of the old rhui-k that liaa been ined for yearn in llate, county. Millie Wnulrd a Kelle. Willie Warren, agetl five, of Ht. I ."us. tradrd hin mother i gold watth lo a atrangtr for a knifr. They boy lied been begging for a knifr. UM MM Kitiee Mamie Meuer, four yeara old, wis killed by a treet car near her home, at No. aciin lltair arenue. St, Louie fbe fender failed to work. Slvee III Health the lanr. Dr. J. J. 'i.i.' ha reigned aa sn periutrnitenl of Asylum No. 1, at Ful ton. In a letter to the Inuurvl he givea ill health a the cause. t rrwatahl Ksiteranrtse. The first Methmllst Kptnoopal chinch at Hetlalia engaged tna "direr quarter" armtce, and secured neorly MOO, or 2, 400 quarter. Heesil Uellvverr 1st ,le4awaa. Thr Mnryvilli- papen boast that Nod way county has metre free rural mall route than any ether county la tba statr. Kae el S.in.i. t Irlartee. Britlsli victories in the TrensTaai ire sabi to be having a dcmoralUutg aCact vs Um Xisaoturi mui uatrkata. GRIM RELIC OF SANTIAGO. Uae ul Hm ia'l"' naaa ana flaairt -. ii MMMk at .'. .'rr Il,irra k. Washington. Man h I- The war de part m nt has iaaui-tl orders for the transit, rtalioii of tl, (bu ndu gun to JrHrrson I .irr irk. I'he niece waa ae (e. tctl from a loen ov lleprrsentatiTe l'. ai. e. and i regard -i I by army and nuiny navy oH.-em a. one of the moat inler-stiuc MUM! re I ha of thr ml with Spain, oceans" ,,f thr aollil sear midway U ivveen lirr-cli and miutrlc With the i(un go the -urriage ami tht great ahit hl which protected it un thr fhiut'iido. I'he gun ia rilleii. M Ml In length and much mire lminirg thai the an cient bl. in put which have Inren biougbt I" "i old f. rllll, itllonn in Caba mid dinirlbiii.d In this cniintry The car riage i nutasive mid aomrwbat cv.mplk-ateil. beinc cirotri'rtel no that the rfun could In wit,-i,u, a on a p. tot, Iii cover a larire part of a circle. The ahtelil i of lieuv v sti i plates, and .tin,! i -1,1 fr. t high. The piirpose ia to mi int the gun on it euriiage. with th" aaMd In pine.-, upon come eligible kite at the burrock ov rlixiklng the Mls-ixsippi. THE CASE OF GEN. W HEELER. la.itfs, I Mr Wry li.iJi .t ttah (atarrl mI fl imh Hfe Ir il HIb It ' -i..b.' ' i -" WkI iiiLTtdii, Mim li t . It in cviftrnt tli:it an rlTort in lir.iiK' limtlr hv MM of thr nfliulniNtnitifin f In iulB to in liiir On, Wht rlr:- t wIUmIiBW1 hin rr MMl taV i ii in I ' "i I f MetlM iimju hin rt Niffiialif'it. 11 i itilimitlril Ihnt thtA rffort . Rttrifnitfilil.' M l. I to tin in t rrn in Hi- psrnnxi il Ifun mt th jfri . I. In thin fiiinwt inn it i rr t tilli fl Thiil thr pn-ril nt tMM hntl ft tn tiiinti In auk (iii;;nM for t -ia i Irihhttion rmHP.'rini: him to nMin (.on. Whrfh-r. tirn. ami nttothcr tiriirndicr MMMl in tin irpinhir arinr. Nun.' t.f thr pPfWM hn nrr inlrri t in thf MMMM f Th'B tnovrim-nt fwl thai hv linnirfliiitt n r.ip'nntitiii.nnii th pr.icntif.ii of hit prtMnt ilrtrr tniliptiiin in Attempt In HMfl liin rtrnt in t iv ImNMM of rrri't4'ittiiti . (irn. 'it-h-r will MfMM .inlai'i'mititi which nm mjm it iii (In nit of imH.wtihlr tin it alter In MfMif j ftntn thr hoitc th Ifffislfttt'Ml tirrflfal tn Mc.irr hit W I irruirnt AT THE PERIL OF HIS LIFE. Heave el ol l.niiU t'rrry. a I nana MMaal Mm iitsk , MM al krm ..I,,,, a la. Chici.tt, March IK. A sparbtl to the Ch ma job1 fi-an BattoaM, Vin., nays: Louis Ferry, n ttudent iu the high arhixd iu thin city, rbsbad hi life. Friday nntot. lo nave the building frata BMMaBasj tiy dre. a crowd of r.rai paopja had LMthcreo at the bulld lkg to li.tcn to an ori'totienl I'uiilest, ami at tin ci'SSt of tile contest the nl plofliou of a .nip eit'lned the BMjt of the rtxim tn lie wiapxd in flame teopla rushed fnun the hall ui n te st riikcn. Ir implinr en h other down in their hurry to get rut of the MBd lap;. Young Ferrv saw the dancer, and at the peril .if hi, life wi nt into nar n .v sjinee l.'liti' ii the flixii and the abapa and i'tiuiriilnhrl thr flumes. Tba voting man wa. iaullv btirmd. FATAL MISUSE OF GASOLINE. I'lvr frrmi.. n.,,.1 line I .u-.li. ,.J linlhrr Berloaall Hume, al . "1,1,1. I. us. O, Columbus, 0., March 17. Five dead, ane fatally and one neriourly Injured I the result of sn attempt to start a Arc with gaiuiline, Friday night. Oat IM White lined the fluid at .lattt'S Weaver's reaidencc, and an explosion followed. lie building wa et on Are mid the inmates were covered with the burning fluid The II. ...I Philip Weaver, aged . Tolly A caver, aged .1. Bay Weaver, agi'd 14 ! ... at Weaver, aged .llMteph Whit, Bfe,l Bk Alice Wesver was fatally and James Weaver aerioualv burned. ILLINOIS INHERITANCE TAX. Rrpttrl. of I'nllerllon. la l'(Mik Maaaaaj othrr ,.,.n, ..r the Stair. Kpringflrld. 111., March 1. County t reasurer llayuiond, of Cook county, bun paid into thr etatr treasury tSfu, "17. fit), collected during the ,ant siE liiontlin in that county on aecuutii af Inheritance taxes. Sixteen county treaanrem outaiile of Cook couii'V have reported inheritance tax colic -Il raj an follows: Jo Duviean count (7HC1I; Cbamuiign. tl.037.4J; Kanka kee. (39.3K; Adama. 81.3?7.11; Warren, M.OM.r.1; lake, ff JlTftl P. a. 3, 0I1.M Mellenry. I.tia.r; Winneba go. MUJM) USnlle, MJH8.82; Taxwell, fl.M8.0S; McLean. $.103.67; IkrKalb, m.HI; Marshall. (4174.4:; fialla'in t51 61; Mercer, t2ai).0B. THERE WILL BE NO STRIKE. A t wmneoetlae II, atMBSBd Itrl nrra Iht Wlaera ana itperniop la, the X4a.lllnii HlMirlet. Maanillon. ().. Maei-b is. ,i,mpm Hilar has Issru reaafaed at the minrra nod ,iarratim' confer-nce here, utid aa a result there will be mi ntrike in this district during the present year. The niners withdrew their demnnd for a trii aaala dirf-rrntiil. ami ato the four rent Ini r.-oi. fur thin vein work. The miner, get a Might Increase on "room turning" and "break through." Merrxw r.imtl HI. til. fit. Iittls. March 18. Mr. K. C. Puis, rows, who disappeared from her home ia Peoria. 111., last Wrdneadsy night, aMl found, i i i.tev evening, by her hua baast, who hs been aarrbing for her taaee she left Peoria. She ia now at tba home of her husband's father. Fred tlarniwa, iu this city, guarded by her relative, lest ihe run away aajatn The dentil of her three children wit bin one year has unbabsataMl air. Mtrrovaa aaiad. nnd when she left bar home ia ; fee r is her osba bad not yet been bsa. HI' rhr Miracle Wrought in England by the Brave Irish Lads ia South Africa. SHAMROCK OAT OBSERVED EVERYWHERE reldeaee that ihr l.! Irish Sel aiem Have i ...... Mere fur th (Vjn at thr UrrcH lale lhaa Tear el MMMU MBMMB) t'M lav Aceenapll.hra. Iondou, Msn-h 1. -Hhsmrock day pn uiise to vie with Primrose day in (he heart of the nrople. judging from the enthusiasm with which, for i'i fimt time in tbr hiatory of the nation, Inyali! all over tbr I nltcd kingdom arc celebrating and everywhere th green bt eonpicuou. Kr.at I a. tie lo Slaass. From Windsor castle, where the 'pieen obsrrreil the day by wearing a iprig of genuine fnur-lrnved sham rock, to the cant end of thr alums i t Lotulou, where the ragged urchl.t glories iu hia muroel of green weed, nearly every one xirtn Komcthing in (be nl.. of a green fame. A wool from tier luujraty ha turned the em blem of s. ,i disloyalty Into a lasilga of honiir ami has made the ahamrocil the most prixrd of all the planta 10 the llritlah ialea. Ily thr pieen'a order the bells In tiic curlew tower of Windsor csstle, hon BVad St. Putrick this morning; Iriah aim played by the tirenadiera, enliv etictl the n'i . i. . Iiini-beon, ami ,ni Ixindon'a Mansion houar float a new loyal Irish flag, with the I nkon Jet '. in the u;ix'r corner, nnd a crowned harp in the . enter of a grrrn field, av diatingiilshed from thr Irish Hag which hear the harp without th 1 iilon .lark or Crown. Slrrrl . ...,i.i- ll.ri.il. The street venders bsvr donr a ror ing trade with flags, buttons, clover, nions, l.itn of green rlbtxui, etc. llousra nnd " t , lavishly display green flags anil hunting, the Iriah soldiers and sailor showing sreial priilr in wear ing the national emblem. The supply of genuine nhamro. , wan no ncarce that half a doxen leavt-s old readily for half a crown. Trnupl Ittr ('.Inn. The ancient isrreiiiony of "Trooping the colon-" al Dublin cantle, wa cs x'cially picturi-Kipir. It wa ier foriiird iu the presence of the lord lieutenant of Ireland, Karl Cadorfan, the duke of Connaiigbt, commander-in-chief of the force in Ireland, and a brilliant iiHnemblage. All the tnxjja won the ii. iix'k. Iriah laaaalrle Sale. Thr econd day' aalc of the Innh ImluKtrles lUMx iation waa oiened a' tbr Uinilon Mannion house in Ihe afti rnoon by the lady mayoress, with priliccnnca, duehennen, ciuntesaca anil coinmoiiera nttending the ntalla whicii conducted the biirgeat kind of a trade. MbaMa iinutra ihr Maa, M . of thr govrrninrnt offlclnla hoiatcil the lnh flag, and the clulia were aimilarlv itrcorated, the official all wearing the grrrn. In the churchea the preachera rx -ferred to tbr iKcaaion, thanking Providence that the Knglish had learned to love and respect their Irish I fellow nuhjectn a they never knew i them or rcx-cted them inrfore. Lord II ii... II art ihe Kaalr. The lord rhief juatice. Lord Buaaell of killowrn, set the example In thv law court and all the Judges followed his example of wearing tha shamrock below tbclr ermine collar. Leokea I.Ike a Greeahease. On the stock exchange the en- thuism aliown in celebrating the day gave the rtmni the apnrarancr of a green house. The shamrock was everywhere and then- waa more toaat ing of healths than work. A a r, nul price were better, though ui txMl.' know why. Seeer at VI let-. I,,, I The scene, at Ableraot were rharae MbB of the celrbralion of Kt. Pat rick day and at alt Ihe other gnrri aon town the hamrock wa donned by all the triniM privileged to wear it. At reveille the Irish bands msdr a tour of the tarrock playing "(iairy Owen" "Kt. Patrtck'a Ihty in the Morn ing" and "Thr Hoy of Wexford." 1.1 f ion t of the offirera' meaa tbey play e J the national anthem and cheered the queen. A Heals.! at Irtah Ueai-4. It is understood that the queen.bar Iiisr upproved thr proposed formalnm of :i regiment of Irish guards, will at oner make the announcement on the subject . Bllahtlr xthWe la Dahlia. The usual lord mayor's proceaaion took place in Dublin. The lord mayor of Iteifa i and the mayor of Cork par -tlclpated, hut a number of nationalD. mayors refused to accept the lod mayor InvltaUon to take part in the affair. The rhief magistrate met with a mixed reception, and there were dis orderly scenes at several points along the route of the parade, IH TMK rOVlK 4ir OMTAMIO. 81. rairteh' naj 4H.aer.ea Tkrak al Oalarle wllh acalhoalassa. I. font.,. Onl.. Ma eel I- ,-t Pat. rick 'a day wa observed here sod throughout the province with un usual enthuaiasm. Everybody wove the ahaaarock, while the Iriah flag wss diaplsyed on all the public building, rirrr ice were held In tba Cathol'c churches, where reference wss made to the bravery of the Irish soldiers n Bouth Afrlrs. Concerts and banquets at night by the different Irish so cieties wound up the day. Beyaa sa the celf luass. WlchlU, Kaa., March II. . Wa. J. Bryan passed through Wichita, Krt day night, on his way to Nrbrwaka. Asked about the eaninslgu issues, aa said money, trust and Impel lellssa would he discussed Asked U prefer encrn of insue would be local, he utid no; that it would be individual Ovsa mercial travelers would emphaalae trusts, many would disc nee the finan cial tail aad M effects oa greenbacks, while thousands of ropnbHcans and all clasae of tba opposition would d- Ill INSURGENTS STILL ACTIVE. The MMt iii- rbBlnfaa hg M B,.i Karle,l In.araral i tt.i, t. in ( aafrreaee. Msnila. March 18, 9: m p. m.-Orn. Dtia conaidrm Manila the moat i no, no mine center In the altuatlon to-day. The Innurgvn: junta hert. In con)uiic llon with that in Hong Kong, la grow ing active. The military mBBmMM have been fnrrrd to put a tnp to Ma blni's Intrrxonrar with the public The local and forrign pre eonider his recent uttrrunres ralculatrtl to in. its the Filipino, to a coutlnwd revolt and prejiiillcinl to American control. Trasllan la Vat. r leant l.entlrnri. Flure, who haa just urrivnl hera, ay he come trusting to Amcrlcn't leniencv, snd thst he wuubl not b isa dared to come to Manila il rpain wern yet in control. He chi riahr Ihe ho,nrs and aspiration which nttnited him w hen in the Held, and deal res to watch congrosiott.il action iixin the tpirstiou of thr Philippine. The inaiitgeiita, he ssy, do not exnret to vampush h Ainrrlcnns, nut are nuiiutaininir I re aiatance with the idea of forcing eon gress to net ar-l then, tin n. nt artiule ti-rma. MMHBJJBM IsMMMM In I oalrrrarr. A ntimtxT of p-'prrieuistivr inur fent leailrm from .litTer, nt mrts of la hsvc recently Inr n in confer ence in Manila. Some lav, hern placed, under arrrat, bill thr othrr thus far hair not Iveen interfered vviih. lot,,..,, ta suaaleloa. Iml. Hpitsrl. head of thr firm of Loin, Spllrl A ( II.. MMM to Ihe rhlnrsr gorernraent, ami linief a us peited flllbu.trr, cumr Irom llonu Kong to Manila lust wnk, and was trmpomrily itrteinetl in en tody on Biispicron. It i asserted upon good authority thst three load, of arm snd .on munition have rreeutly Is , u landed on the esat const of Limn,. ( apt. Taylor, of the Thirty-ninth regi ment, reeetilly raptured II new .Muua era near ( slainbu. MM) llrbrl llruraaaliallon. Itexirta are current here of active relx"l rinrg-tnirittlnii in the Province of Mori ng. vvher" lb, urgent lead er are aaid to Ins assisted by prtnni nrnt Spanish rrsidrnt. Inhnbitnuts of thin province who are now iu Mani'a have ixn udiined not to rrtnrii to their homes, btst to rriuaio under thr proti-ction of the Americans. It is also rcvrtrd that the rchrl. sre reorfcatiiiiig in the Protince of the jimlxdcs, under Mnnr.irilo. Itritranii arr rniuinitting ntrocltien in the Pit.v mrr of Nueve tlgs. whi rr thry have murdered iu nntivrs and ( hinaiuen. Fight other innnlem have MjBJ eo,n mlMril near Tarlsr. : i . N ... a I .. .(... insurgent are henv Ily taitig local trodm and fnnm m, with thr rrault that liuainrta i jairu lyxeii and there I a general acnrrlty of food. The fund for nnlntalnln; this guerrilla warfare are collected from Ihr various town of th, inland, win i ti er occupied by Ihe Amiiicnn or not, ven including Manila. Mavaslaa ' Birnl.x a4 Italian. In Ihe Province of Mbny the im. ar gent have saOBad tiarraming the Amer ican, owing, it ia repot trii. to a lack of mniiinltlun. but they eoutiniie ravag ing the eountry by burning ami loot In. The native sn- tiring of this ort of thing, and three! n to turn against Mie marauders Already the town--people of ; ' pi, Albny and Donol are slowly returning to their home. Maj. Allen, of thr Forty-third u-gl-mrnt haa hern apsotitril governor of the Island of tiamar, where l.iikbuti, the former leader of the rebels In that locality, U atill in the MMkl Oaeaea Twea4r lori. fan. Kobbe baa openni ib ports In Ihe southern part of I.uron. and In the '.slsnd of Samar ami 1-svie. the result nf which ia to liiiitiLile trade there, Blthough only temporarily , its the rountry opened in not prxxluctlve and apsirrntlv iioiicnniimlHg. Owing to She political conditions of the last U months pnalucts aei-iitnoluird during the bhx'kaile. Tliee will be nhipHtl to Manila, and then the port vvill lag oipty. Peraar ol aanl, lnl I'rl.aeer. Kvtdcncr accumulatr of ihr I rcn son and ierfldy of the municipal prinunrra in th- province of (irn. MacArthur'a Jlstricl, The ofltelsls of several towns In 1 . and rnion provinces have diclined tn continue in their poai Hons, saying that thev do not desire any further Identification with tha Americans. Travel Beeatalan Uinri. Travel between the ;owm gurnmnnil by the Americans ia b. i .nnuu; autre dangerous. All wngou train must lie escorted by henw guard, iu order lo Insure their safety. Two amhuahr were narrowly nvert"d recently; small traveling partirs nr attarked; single travelers frvqueiitiy di.apprar or aie found ('.end. WaaM k.ad Ike Hevelallaa, Hpanlarda nnd Filipino wl.o or eonvcraant wilh the Tagrlo charartrr, unite In asserting that Agulnaldo cap ture would terminate the revoluliou. Three months have passed since ne wa actively pursued. Beadea Death ml Me. Urerrr.ll. Kokomo, Intl., March 19 Mm. Lido (Ireycrofl, the largest woman le In diana, died suddenly at her horn in Ruastaville. (hla county, Sunday, ngrsj S yean. Rhe was sitting at a t.tble with her hur.band, Joarph (ircyciif, playing dominoes, when he fell from bar chair dead, licr weight wa about five hundred and fifty pasnda, A coffin was constructed especially lor her, the largest casket obtainable oe. log too small for the body. Hhe waa a daughter of George t'nger, of Mid dle Fork. tseriaJta Kas eaaehtaeals im China. Victori. U. C, March 10 According In advice, by the Adu Maru the report that Ueraoany ia to essay what ba ev erywhere recognirrd us a practical iss cti pat inn of the Province of Shun Tung. h generally credited as being la line with the new ly-sccepted plan of foreign rncroochment in China The step of the p roots, are outlined aa follows: First- A railway concession; troop to protect the works; military occupation, and finally complete alien aUon of tba territory . This has btas I The Currency Question BBBBMMBBM THE MONEY TRUST. I'aalsra th Moaenallea Which Are Takla Ihr Life Oal al La. alllmalr trail-. Trtiala ouncrntiutc wealth and pow er into a few hand. Imperial govern ments th, likewise. A republic fosters the diffusion of both wealth and power among Ihr many and is the orgsnisevl for of monopoly. Au em pire dialributrs the honor, ad van tagra and firrquisitrs of official si lion among thr few who stand ncsr the throne Trusts aeek to install their friend and advocate in othYial xisitioo and to close Hit' avenue of advancement against all except their known apologist. To all intents and I .ii js.se sn empire is a governmental i rust, and kindred financial system und all empire have such la Ihe most efficient iuatntntrnt In its equip ment of tyranny. The philosophy of republic is cxprrasnl in the maxim: "Papist right lo sll x-cia1 privileges to none." If our republic Is to live it must hsvc a money system not copied from empires but equal to the broad ami grurroii character of it (uiiilaiucntal laws Trusts concen trate into a few hand nol alone the prullta nf industry and trade, but mnrwa of wnr and political twcr fall into their kerning sripirnl lo hrart lea commercial conquest. Il Is the natural connection of ennncipictit to antecedent Having excluded the many from pnifltnble employment thev find it an easy task to advance anil wrench Ktlltlral power from the excluded da. nth. In their origin nnd throughout tbrir development trust, grest ami small, are essentially impcrisli! le. Their frull. however, alluring ami tempting ripens only in the deadly shade of ttenpot im. They are simplv intolrr able in a country w ho!' set tint policy is thst of freedom. A republic whose industries arc dominated by trusts is already stricken with a fatal matady a deadlv paralyl - and can only be rcncuril hv uuitetl and lirroic action W here the leading induntrie arc Mb Inattni by trusts the goveriini'-ut may b, repiililicaii in form, but it vvill be fountl to M monarchial in spirit and iu administration The trust, in it last analvaia and licit drftnitiou. I simply ortrntiizeil criminal aggression in business. CaaaahMMS and Itie golden rule, those Milan retrlntn which should qualify and tentier all human tran nction. urc excluiled from its busi ness code. Its I. if. is force. It holds no parley with lln victims It looks to s large military establishment and not to the affection and support of thr people for nufely. It demand that the pltindrrrd elasse shall he held in subjection. The trtial i full brother lo mllitarinni. I'he twain sre of one hbxxl ami Istth are blin k with the guilt of gam Kach in it nphcrc deatroy human life and lays dewtliile human habitations. Ttie akull and cross-bourn or crouching panther rbould lx bbietued aa a trade mark oeroas the door of the council cham Iter where trust magnate, and bene llciartes meet to plot the plunder of mankind "He takr my house who takes the prop that tint It utaiti nr. hoiiae. He take, in life who takci the mean w hereby I live " Thr Kant India company waa the tint great chartcrrd monopoly known among Kaglisb spesklng people. It waa organlaed solely for the criminal exploitations of the defenseless In habitant of India It has spawned Ita vnracloua progeny over all Chris tendom Kdmonil Ilurkr says the fnmputiv "waa a stale disguised as a merchant." It gradually absorbed ami exercised all attribute of over elgnly belonging to the Hritlnh em pire. Although a mere : noratioi. vet by act of parliament it waa clothed with authority to levy war nnd conclude peace. Our trusts exercise similai power. Thejr ne the governmrnt as thrlr policeman. From the days of thr Kant India compnuy to the birth of its lust lineal descendant in New Jersry. in this year of Our laird, the growth of the whole trnst family has lieen one unbroken evolution In crime. It hi nimply a highly developed spe cie of ampiiibiou piracy madr per feet by methodical selection and stim ulated to a development w hich enables It to act with like efficiency upon sea or land Piracy waa regarded aa le gitimate industry for centuries, Just aa trust and trust dapredstlons are now rrgardrd in thr opinion of many. Thr piratr und thr promote, nf trusts are related in blood and hlnod will tell. Their mission is the same -plunder The bloody rover of the sea cleared from no port He represent cd no stale or sovereign His sword nnd rut lass const It nted his eommls rion. Finally all nations rose and drove then, freebooters from thr seas They were forced to do so or sur render the common highway of n t Inns to cut throats and the dominion of the black flag Hut the trust pirate of to-day carries letters of marque la sued by states which are mrmliem of the federal union, and in some in stances by the federal government itself. Wherever they exiat Ibey are always managed by the "conservative el esse nf society" who constantly dote on "Isw and order." They de light to have people accept without murmur "the station to which proei dener has assigned them." It was eeer so wilh tbelr prototype. Moth lag so delighted Ihr pirate aa to are thr merchantman he waa pursuing haul down II flag and come under one managrmer.t without struggle. It waa not battle, but booty tbey wanted. They cherlshrd orderly surrender nnd deplored organised resistance above all thing. They had regular organisations among themselves each flotilla Ita ptantiribid territory or sea limit which were not to ba en c roach nl upon by other pirate, only n limited number of vessels were pae mltted to engage in the baslnrss and dividends were declared and booty Batributed at the termination of each ."raise kings, courtier and crown MBM ettM connived at tbaaa , . ; M on. I bloody venttirea. Highly pio people frequently furnished the mean to equip piratical craft and shared la the MM of spoils. Hut while they furnished the money to equip tbey always left the ugly work to profes sional cutthroat Like many trut ...... nates of to-day they kept their conscience at home as unimpaired capital for use In benevolent and edu cational enterprises. But lei u exsmine brirfly th out llnr of the gteat central money trusts which I jnt now in prnceas of final development In congress. It is at thia time tugginir at its tether, anxious tn spring upon Its victims. It would be doing violence to philology to call it aa octopus, a it ha tnore than right tentacle or leg. Myriapod would lie a better classification The myria wd la described in soology as a many join if. I iiix'tiiriuil. aruliorou, and very active animal, with powerful bit ing Jaw nnd a pair of feet for each segment of th. body. I'he similitude cem xrfrrt. 1 feel ure that Ixith philologist ami oologlat will readily agree thst myrisxxl Is thr corrrct Vrouping for tin. liner parrot troat tixin whicii its myriad of tentacles, extending int.. every dcmrtincnt of trade muat dapaM for nouriahmmi and vitality. Myriapod seems right, snd mvrispod it shall be. The four controlling (towers of j-oe-erniiirnt uuilrr our couatitittion are: 1. The powrr to declare to war I. Thr power to lay ami collect taxes. J. The power to regulate commerce among the slat--, and with forcij-n nation. 4. The power to coin (laMaJ MM and regulate the value thereof und of foreign rnln. Can we not see that the power which control, the money output of a nation ha in ita hands the con trolling attribute of sovereignty, and holds the whole laxly of the jx-opl.-and all lilies of business at its nirrcv '.' There ia no more pitiable spectacle in thia world than a highly organized state of society rising in torment for want of nn iiidcxiidetit system of tiiianc. Once you allow the bank to immune and exercine thin sovereign function of lietermitiing the money supply, you have uasisted them to drive from the field their only -sible aOMMMbV the gnrernmriit and von have placed in their hands the Vafy citadel of sovereign .over. For we all know there can In no war without the purae; tut udequate col lection nf taxes without a nimble clr culstlnn of money; no commerce worthy the name without an a leiuate circulstittg medium to facilitate It. It Is the pur'Kwe of the legiilation now pending in congress to exalt the money trust to a piaiitlou of upreinr jxiwcr. to displace conntltutioual au thority and enthrone self appointed mom-v kiucs holdim their stsitions for life and give them a carle blanche to do a thry please All these rant of mwcr are exprean anil exclusive. They are all found in no tion . article I, of the constitution CaagfeSB ha aa much right lo farm out the war making power tit gun-nnths and pow der manufacturer an it han to farm out to banks lis power ou r the cur rency. In the cane of ordinary commercial trust combination Irnnglr and crush comtrtitinn. Put the money trut cannot i. ach II end in this way. Thr government, with nil It plenary power ovrr the whole qtiotlon. stands squarely across its pathway.. How to get rid of this supreme and omnipo tent rival In thr money industry la the great question which the associa ted banks now huve in hand. In fact, with this clam of men. Il lias been the uppermost queatioo in this nation for more than list yearn since Thomas Jefferson crixiscd MMM with Alex ander Hamilton iixtu this icrv ques tion in the cabinet eoiinella of Prrsi dent Washington. Thr routes! hns al ways tssen thr bank airainnt the mint, thr eorKiriitiou against the people, from that day to ltd. The hank won the first round ami MfU into the Arid nearly 12 months ahead of the mint Hut it IM caate under Presidents Jefferson Madison snd Jackaon. and there has been a pro tear ted struggle ever ainee. If tbey can, a now proposed, strike down all clannen of money recognircd in the constitution exc.-pt gold, which is al read i within thrir control snd will there remain, held simply as a re ilemptlnn fund, and Inrgely In the ahape of gold bars, ready for export lo Europe, then they will have a clear field wllh all rivalry eliminated This will create a vast artificial 8MB s law made vacuum, which Ihe trust will be suthorised In fill with Its own product its watered dollar-when It suit their imperial pnrpoae. The money trust la a law madr trust and it la thr footer parent and lift giver to the whole brood of vampir: - that are now surklncr the good, r-tl blood of legitimate trade.-On. J II. Weav er. In National W atchman. A MANUSCRIPT TREASURY. J. Plerneat Meeaan It, Provide a Bate riarr far HI Mul x'alaahle Clletle. J. Pierpont Morgan i. month ago purchased a plot nf laud in New York. Thirty-etxth afreet. . 'il east uf Madison avenue, the aile of the rraidener of the late James Hrown. fur HOn.OOD. It n not known un til the other day what Mr. Morgan intended to do with thr property. Be Intends to build a structure, one story in height, to cover the entire plot, ( by 100 feet, and use it for a store room for hi original manuscripts acd a a library, li t aaid that Mr. Mor gan has the mo! valuable collection of manuscripts owned by any Individ ual In the world. Home of thr mauu scripts are ia New York, while other re locked tn safes la London. Whit ney Warren, the architect. Bays that the Irtsnoserlpt-housc will follow la style that of thr Morgan residence. a Saaeiltlawal s.vrarai. "Things si warn go in clusters," "That's so; 1 proposed to a girl last Saturday night, and she baa lofuaad hm atery night this k." Pueh