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PUBLISHED BVBBY THURSDAY
THE.O. D. FISHER
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FARMINGTON, ST. FRANCOIS CO.. MO., THURSDAY, JULY 26, 19(H).
MM Mll e Ik WMIT M elsea U
tatai Ml Sii BuBlls MUUH Mil
in n i
A Message of Ominous Import Re
ceived from Him by the
BOMBARDED IN BRITISH LEGATION.
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(. , 1 1mt Ufttlttd M it. Moot tiT
ifiii-ti li.ul Mi.t
Iron v kin to ih
II '. .iijii, bf Uitv
.(rtinipr wen Bp I
iih i pjoMojfnuo
itf rmri OMttrt ui
i imn Hint, twit
live and Oi.it tin
if for ilii-ir Mifr-
IflM MfM Id fhr tftetrlat.
t 'I In CMbjmmj nintoHrr, Wo lini
'""iwil Hip iiii--.ii.'' Within in ItMiir
iIm- wt'lromi- iiit'll,:-M',r thnt Mr.
ii' n r I In it t. .ml from, f t
noolw of 1 1 m nix I evil rrporf, WM
"mlml Uunpt HMMl Ihe lOOJllffi
BDWtN W Rli ' iNOM
iKlnlitrf of Um i . t, i Hiatoi Bt
lint t il. throu'-Jn On wmlil. ilo
prllhiK tin iftoom Hiiih I. ml i-vtvollrd
irii m hm-, n i 'I hrinirlfMl to oili hotfl
it no ttt tlit ptoftfc ' : illy a MM M of
itiJu mil n li' t
In mi rlritn hilicr I'tvilr.
'I In li ..it-i v .t rvy to lofffi
Viry tfB mo im i Mi.ottrr Coii;'iT
on.1i.l v , itn' i billi nWM-MJW HtlV
in tin oii i if ii n nj.l - i .nil- thry w n
n;'.'!'1!! by thf iftll is I: jvp tin
OfttuVtoO of !i:iiiu I- n tump-ml
Willi in tin BOOfg "t ;i nnn .. . n
llmmirh Milnt'M ph. I i-I-.
Mi. Wo PftMMptlj ' tiitiitinrLilnl On
ill-pi'i'-li t- lh MhIi 'Ii'tiirtin"pt,
Wnrff tin- t r.i ntln t ..n o mmlp from
tin' i iplw r tiirri. iml MM n till WoflV
NhjIM MTM BOtlf Orlttl On iiiti-Hitf'-iur.
rrr.l.lrnl and PlOOll IIB-B.
It M'Bll l I' t'r;iilit i' l (W'gWlOty Bojf
to Ui iffao4i ot. iio rrBfinnoVd wHa
n OHtlgWtfltf i ROVBl sion of tfriitifru
if in. mtl tmnl of II OfM BBUl 10 OtP
ur iii's CnWnH aUtPt'TB. Tin viOm ipH
fn St i rftrii Hnv'- oDIt" j-ti'l in im
pfOWI'tO POWlWl rtiiifrPfi.it .;i-- h'M
in tin dlpHIOMltlC I llOPBDtf Mftlnlj for
w tun rNi
Ailnlit.r ( m CM MM KtniMn t Ik
Hm i .I i ui ii tiMglm cmurratM
II nii'l of Inkins; n nrrv fi( I tie
19ft til to t-ce if it linrl I I n tl 11
I) ) Of thin niiiorl.int iwlnp
.!. Wtt mi Paat t.
l'irhl (! nil. fnnii Ihe kt iiiili iini of
tlit' It WW inlrntlo! I nWciiilv. tka 1110M
J J f lllll I if thr IIM-kiUge MM
ilr wen Wl tlmt thr Anii i c"in iniri
Wf III II Hn nlill' t'i iI.uk :ipo.
Hut Mitli iMa ! M W fMn 1 M IMM the
I'liiiiii iih tiili'ini'iil of MiiiintiT t' njrer
tlml tin bt I f pi forrlfrntm arM In
tin- hvitk leiriitioii MNVr rontinuid
hol mhI nIh i II frnm CM e ini(. nnd
tlint nil quick relief cimlil avert
Jfrni nil lirik:irre.
I I IVnlnre of Ihr Hr.iNf.,
Afli r tin- flint flii.li of MMMkM I" 1 1
ill- mipr feiitu nj of I p iiM-HMife
tvan l imire itnelf Mp J the rbl
nri cfflcit:i. iniMit ile-jil. A. one of
'Then are the ii-ir rLatiirf,
penned up under firr of hnt nml uliell,
and ii pi itliiip to ii. for help."
M.i I'knnHe nf I'olfrey.
The OCfM tMI I i loiirht nlmnt no
p Mk I rli in ii I i if tohev. for It
MM felt thnt aln'nd.t e very enerpi hud
lieen hrnt toHnnl niielinp the BtvUk"
lion mid thnt there va nlwolutely
linthiiiK iiiore thnt 1 1 do'ie. Af
ter "II. the eabinrt oftieiala felt, and
mi ntni.d, thnt the mi "gr mi an eti
denre of friendllnp.il :ind ironl fntth of
the pro-foreifn eleno nt of the Chinear,
ml that wlmlnm dlelatid a etmrne
which would cuntinoe to ntilize ihia
Mm 1 M p-
lr"H" h AktkBtl.
Tin' (rovernment ii'-eeptml the nia
mffe a. M Ml at rntir . ami Mr. Hay truna
initted it to all nur r.mhniuwdoni und
minlater. abroad, with Instructions to
lay it before th- riective gown
urnta to which thev are accredited,
and to urge upon them the neceity
for MpcratMM for thr iroediate re
lief of the foreigner, at lVkin.
ImIiwIIhi tai A4lral Ha ay.
A nmaaagi waa ala aent by Im
tary I aids' to Admiral itrrnry convey
1RT the Intelllfrence of the dea penal
aitation in I'ekin, and ioatructliiK
him to "uae and urge every poaaiblc
ndaavor for relief.'
I hi. meaaage, tterretary 1ang ea
plBlMl, meant for Admiral Heey to
himaelf "uae" aad to "urge" upon the
eotn andlug oflicera of the other pow
cra tb uae of every endeavor for Uw
relief of f'ekin Heeretary Boot ant
a almiUtf notiAoattoD to Cel. CooUdgr,
Die aciiKu American tray
... la Vol el Hinsle Haiailra.
Tin' art ion a. the raault of the
cotif-rc HkfC of BeclrlarMa Hay . I.nif
ami Boot. It m realign! thnt the
MMkg nnd tiui.il faff I of the I niti'd
Stnli'i. nun in t lii mi eoliifl not. inJ.'lp
bakded, pi .-h oft to I'ekin. and Ihe oth
er Niiii-i. accordbagly. were appealed
to. on the bkala of Mtni.ter longer!
Iiiem.nci t. FO H'niti' for relief.
I afri n'. Raak M .
rii-rretn ry Ha i xplnined hi- raaaMkl
for plncitig rcii.iure in the nulheiitieiljf
of Minister Conger, di.patch. laying
tlml it mis u tOUipMla reply in e la to
th- rode eaaage .1 nt to him nml
tlml it. aatlrkticit ua. aaeated for
by the t.ung-li-1 uutrn.
"IM couriM'." Mud Seerelari liny,
.tniling, "I am not omni.eietit. unl
mil lie fiKiled. hut I iini not . how
the atitiienti'-it v of I Uarater (oogar'i
i ntde cm tie eMartle ed.
lallh In II. e I ItlHr.r Inner. men la
Sirtetary liny id he ntl.iehd no
Mjinifu nnee to the uai' of the veonja
"ChilieM trrKip." in the hi. -MiL.-e. They
did not. iii lo- i.piuii.i 1 1 1 that the
I Intie.e iroiertiment lriMtHl nere Mh
aelgiag the foreigner. II- ''cmni to
entrrt.iin little debt tlml Ibe Qm
go i.rnuieiit it. elf 11.1 doing nil in ila
panvet to aupajra 1 the lloacff ineur
rectmn. w.l.-.i... In I Hike nee.
In thi. conneeiioii 11 -.iffc from
1 1. 10 ui t'oMler I ha? lien hjii Shih
km, goiernor of Minn rung pruiinee,
reparl I that tin- I hini". .nithoritiea
Irvrt doing all ill then puef to put
down Ihe in.urri'1'ti..n -..edingly
Meleome int el ligrncr It iMtfj con-
BfM the theory of thi late depart
nient that the poaitkin id Ibr t'hine.e
giii.'rtiment i. eorreet. but la MMMMal
to iiidleute that win Rhitl Kni ha.
thri.Mll thr Meight of In illfll Ilk I on
the nidi- of the gOvefllfM hi Ytinn la
coio idered one of the nhl. ' if not the
abler! gekffkl In CTklaji He Im., ga
cording to a atatta ent made hy lird
barlea lU're.ford. to a pro ilnent
atata depnrt iiietit Dlficial vrbea he via.
here, the Ih'M drilled .mil iitllpN'd
nrmv in tliina iiniier In ..'inlunuil.
Some dotil.t ajajg entertained aa to
mImiIi .nit he Mould 11II1 binuvHf Mith
in the pre.rnt in.iirrn lion, und the
fact that he npiear. to have come on
the .iiir of tin- govern ment t. arrept-
ed a. elidrliee tlial ho. beat Jlldgltiellt
Ml that I'riiiee 'I uanV rrli. llioti i. dra-
UtTMMl to fall.
MrNllldrit Ike HaM I.I.IU 'I .le.
'I'lirougl out the dai ihe t ringer inra
nee ri iiiniued the atvanrrang lople of
diaeta ioo. Hecrrtary Hay nraa con
griitiiiairtt on the aoeeeM .f the atepa
he had ndopted to oH'll . ornmutit
cntion betweea I'ekin and liingfoii,
for Mhilr the ebakee I lor lea of the
'.1 hole iiorld .tin.1 beaitating hiiiI in
actiia In had adopted a POUraa Mliich
had liroughl a me.Mige from our mill
i.trr. attataaaw n .. - kettoeja "i !
Thr t'hinec miiii.ter. Mr Wu,
aha red aloo in the nalvead npprotm-
linn of u hat had In en done. He .ee
onded Mr llai's effort la the ouUct.
1. ml it la due to the oflii'ial iriiiehiuery
aal iti natrtioe 1.1 bbat that ao naiea.
lions are re gotten through.
Two t.io.a to lie 'I roe.
It I. appreciated In the oflii i.il Uith
American and lunce. thin then nill
In .u.pii-ioii in .oine quartern. Xgaili.t
thii, it i. Mlid. 11 llic.nge, uilllieuti.
anted bj tin Aajaerioaa eipfker oode and
baeked hi the integrity of the rdHefala
through iihom it ha. paK.ed must lie
kce. pled a. nnthentli' until .nun thing
better than mere au.pieinn I. hioughl
inuther i....u! KitMeoee.
The fai l that Mini.ter ongri inen
IkTMaad the liomUirduient of the Rrltiab
leglition mi. eon.idcrrtt gianl ellih-liee
that the dkvpatffll Ma. Mritlcn iubaa
q Ma 111 to the fit h. a. the Im t in
formation hiTc i. that the I Lini
ment of the legation, did MOt begI
prior to that datr. It wan .aid at the
Btntc dewrtment that il a mil
thnui:ht etTfl edict it to giic out eithrr
the lest or 11 parapliruM- of lh' rnea
Mkja aent hy the .late depart incut
July II to Mini. tcr Conger.
IIBf lll Mb M LtnttM.
Tee vterk la.llarll In Me Hubert
Marl'. Illaealrh nl June M.
JMI mi, July 21. Mini.ter Conger'a
mi to the .tale department at
V'hington I. not regarded here aa
juMilying nirrtuiich optuuiam. but on
thr oontmri i. generally accept, d a. a
turther I 'hineae iittempt at i m
lion Some think the fact tluit the
menage undated, and the similarity
of it. content, to Sir Itolrrrt Hart I
me.Mige of June Mi .ugge.t that It
ka aent off nl.iut the MMM time, hut
waa intercrpti aj In bM OaaakBae. The
akr tieal arc rontirmrd In their HM
pirion. by thr fact that a mm - .. waa
received hy M. Delcaaai., the French
mini.ter of fon-ign affair., through
thr Chinree ininiater at I'an.. pur
(Mil tmg to come froni the i inieror,
uaking r'ranre'. inedi ntion mHIi the
p. in are. and Mhich. It is alleged, waa
dated duly IU, and make, no mention
oi the foreign legation at I'ekin.
Thr Chinee legal ion at Lay iidoii ha.
heiii notified hy Hheng. t.'hineae ad
mini.lralnr of telegraihM at Shale
Tung, that thr gninnor of Hhan
i'ung baa received a menage from
Miniatrr Conger fur trananuaaiun to
IMF I'KI -II" M v.
Ibr We lee Bar ken. Mtaak Mia. am
Arelvel at i
( anton. O., July II. The prewideoCa
Brat new. of Miniatrr Conger'a dla
l.ateh waa handed him ihr Inatant he
lr't the train. Scanning the bulletin,
hr gave evidence, of pleaaiire at the
nrvca. Later, when the state depart
ment etatemrnt flrat reached him,
adding Birrngth to the gcuuinraaea of
thr new., he wo. more viaibiy grot:
bed. 7 hoar near the preeident have
known for daya paat that be baa never
given op hope that Mini.ter Cogger
After the preaident had read all the
aewa which followed the flrat bulletin,
be at a r ted for a driir with Mra. Me
Kinley over tbe country roada.
I oblrcren. to Alrol Me er.
Waaliington. Jaly 21.- Hecretary
lag baa aeot the folinwiog cablegram
to Admiral Kersey:
"Conger telegraph, that he ia under
lira la Dritiah legatios. I'ekin. Ore
and urge every mean poaaibit lor
Iffll fill! ilfl
The Boxer Menace Daily and Hour
ly Approaching the Koreigo
WOO SUNG FORTS BEIN6 REINFORCED.
Tke I mi. to ntototi i i Ihe
I ll. and Ibr fetM lire adl Mol.nl.
r.l err I epablr .f llliinl.l Ike
r.rrlaa .rlllnu. nl. le Plea a la
n Mo liner..
New York, July Mi, A di.patch It
thr World from liud in .aya:
The H.iily Mall eoefvajaM MV nt at
hliangh.ni telegraph, under diilc of
The Bearer n nnea i. Mmriy ap-
proneliiiii. m.irer. sli.int.hji bH and
tin faealga artlle a nt. are full of aakv
picioii. eha met en. nnd in the natiie
ijiiarter. n cctitiiiu.vlly inerea.ing iiuin
btf ol arimil Cliitir-. an urrliiug Ironi
'Thr troops In llu Woo Sung forte
lire 1. ing reinf.ireerl daily , and a iiuirw-In-r
of in ii gun. han lieen plarrd in
W na lnl Fori. llrlnK It '...."' a
"The forrigli eolisill. ngnn J ited k
aniled nenteal agnlnal thrra. a tvtialva
pit pnratieiiN. X'ireniv l.i Knn n'phed
that he had onlered the work of
Ittenglhf nlag the fill, to ceo Im
no dint. Ii . l.iit the hn'nl eoinmamler
.till pi ralalid in the oven n aMa. end
ref aed to keed IIm virnoy. r uimi-
. a-HBlatl ..- .kan.hel
" rhe.r fort, eoiiipletrly .-.im i.i.i ml
HIkh ghni. ami tin guna nlri nly
tiiot.ntid an repnhle to hlouitig the
foreign settl. tu. ui- to pieci - in a few
Till. BI.MMM iv tovniil.
ii i. iirie a i ae ta afri i.i.i, ,i n,
f ndlMI. July II, In add to the
gl'MUll i.'e't.i ilirit liy the extrenuly se-
rioii. itii.irt of nea .honing tin daily
th ii ii ping itretigtk of Ihe anti'foeeign
III. i . ii ii 1 1 1 iii tin a nth I tilli... .'"llu!
from Shntigliai n rci.irl I lint mi nua-
tea riea nml i mi r live ronnrts hataj
haen mas- icred at Tai-Yuan.
..1 get I i.rr.h..rnlrd.
ThouL'h tin repi rt i. not pei mr
Ivahoealed. it tends to rontlrni m be
in f Hint ihe central ami BkMhera ii"e-
roinlisth nronM hold aloot from tin
laixer risin-.' baa never had mm h foiin
dntiili II M' e.as-nere li.e. i-'euin-d
in th. pit I nee of slum s., fjeere inn
la' !ttk ipte.tion that tie- lllteuiw atlX
let;, f'.i the safety of the intrrnnlioiial
a le it s ill the river Mirt., nml even
at si iiiigiin). 1 1 fully JartMeB. bar an
nttnek Inter hp th" MMM of t hlivee
gaihaveng in nml BBOwf Ihe Interna tf n
al coneessioii Mould Mlfl hoinira,
cotvured wiili Mhuh tin re.irted
ii nere at r.-kin would he .ignifl-
A I'Mrrri.l rln.Mi.r.
I he rumor la BgneB enrr. tit insh mg
ha I that the einptV ami i mjn lor are
uerpn ring to rrtir e ft at tin enptial
io Be Igaa gn
'Ihr niithoritiea at Ht l'i ler.hurg
arc .eti.tted thnt tin na IMrVI rf re
lief of llnrhni ( ii hu h I. kjenlkl Mitt
ChneMh) nill I. Bnaeakjnf al.
With a lie to aho iirg hi. a
faith, the Chi ae minister at St. I'e
trralinrg Iteggi d thr Kua.ian foreign
.rcrctnri to rxanutir nil di.iitchci
arriving for Ihr Irgalion befdea thrli
dt livery .
leaian Tro. a trrlilea.
Indian lea M ar daily ani.ing nt
Hong Konc en rou'r to Tnku.
A Hon..' Kong dimtch rc.irt. a
dating act of piracy nith Ihr hnrl.ir
Ihrrr. A sciHrr of pirate. BFenf nith
n volicra, -elrnl a Iniineh nnd took it
up thr Clinton rivrr. raptiiiing twe
junk, rn nmtr. fier Imding the crafl
the pirntes ak-indonrel them.
l.l BUM ihimi'i HUM Mi
l.olna In I'rbln In Hreoilelr Ilk
Ifar Pn.r.'i' Heerr.rnlellve..
Ilnnvr, July gi. The Itnlitin i-iin.ni
at Hung Kong nlegraph.. under
date of Tueaday. July 17. 'hnt 1J
Hung Chang Informed him that he wai
going to lekin to negotiate Mlth the
Hiiers. in roinplianei Mith n .lil atch
aigmd hy Ihr cmpiror and Ihe em
pre.. doMagy r. The aOMMrl .iBkeil him
to !.'.. nl a dispatih to the Italian
fninl.tr r Sigpur Kaggi. b I l.i Hung
Chung n-plleil that he had no mean, of
I doing mi. I i Hung Chang, the u-u.ill
re nrt., notified the dlreclorx of cua-
, that thev mut i.lvey onlcr. fnv
Cnnlnn, not from I'ekin. The viceroy
of Nankin h I "in ainiilar inntruc
Hot M I for Shanghai.
Mlxluaarlr. aal e.rrl. kte.aa-
laindiin. July SI. ditrh frnm
Shanghai, recilved livr"; reWt. that
mi mi' Monarles nnd 1(10 nativr iiiiii-rli
hut" heet. me .mm' red hy "IVoxrr." at
Tal "i ii in
lal-Yiirn ia fortified ino pop"liia
city In the province .f Hben-Sn-c. on the
11 n Ba. and iftlucnt of the lloang
llu. mile. Miuthweat of IVkiu.
VICTIMS OF A VOLCAHO.
Two ileeareM Per.oa. KllleM er In
lor r.l 1. 1 at Krepllae ef
H.aal Aaeina. tm Jaaaa.
Yokohama, July It. Thniaduy,
il.. unt Aitma, near llandaiaan. which
waa the acene of a volcano diaaatrr in
IfW., broke Into empllon Turlayvlnly
IT. Two hundred m-ntona ere killed
Several rillagee were engulfed by
the it ream of lavn from Mount Am
ma. and great damage waa done in ad
ject nt diatrieta.
The feeaMeet'a Maty nag.
Cantoa. Ok, July il. -MraJi huaineaa,
f.irwarded from Waahington. came in
the mail, and by wire to tveenpy thr
time of I'reeident McKinley yeaterday,
bat after It waa diapoeed of there vr
atill ample time to real in a faahlon.
Newa from China waa promptly for
eiarded and, like the new. that await
ed hia coming, it waa good newa, con-
aldenrd in cootraat with thr ad tlcae
recrivrd when the preaident atartcd fat
There were many caller, during the
( day and rvaniag
MISSOURI ITEMS COHDEWSKD.
Mathiaa Heller, who founded the
flrat brrwrry In Hedalla, died there
William Kutherhurn. a woortchopper
whu led a hermit life near Nevada,
ended hit life with a ahotgun.
rnatmaatrr Jamra V. Wright, of
Richmond, haa reaigned treeouae of the
peraerutlon of political enemiea.
Near Repuhlir, Hreene county,
Charlea Rrlttain and Howard Milla
quarreled over a woman and Itrittain
A Sedalia man haa .urd thr unnrr
nt an rnthuaiaatir bulldog for I- o0
for injuriea to rlothee, agony of mind
John llonaer, recently out of the
reform erhool. and Ilell Centner. Inth
of Cameron, are under arreet chargrd
Mlth rohtiing the Kevatone poet of
flee. Over 3,nnn memhrn of the Mis r.
national guard were In camp at
Springfield Ihia week. The young
aoldiera prmenteil a tine appearance
In thrlr uniform., and rxeuriinn
tralna took hundrrda of outablrra to
Samuel Ihmgherty pro.inHl re
cently to erect a liy.nno opera hoime
at Itirhmond If the citlrrna would
ralaa n . . i - . baaaa Ftiinr Trigg, of
the I onaen elor, aay. thr . haa
lieen rained hy au!irripliou and thr
oMra houae will lie litdlt.
fter aending a pleaaant evening
at duminoea Mith contiany, Mta. Pan
Ml Mi M a pretty girl of ahout
IT. attemptrd .ulrlde at her home
, near I'arifir hy .hooting hrraelf
ihnmgh thr l.wly with a tnrget riflr.
A love affair i reaponallde.
Two hundred ear. of lierrlea have
Isern ahipprd out of .oiithwe.t Ml.-
.nun tMI aitmmrr. Ihe oerrie. nave
' hrought it Irn.t '.'i eaaBa morr n cratr
i than thry did Inat yrar Con. rrvaiivr
I hafftirnlturi.l. think uai.taai lairrrl.
of apple. Mill I.- .hlpM-d from aouth-
viral .Mi.aouri tin. fall.
Kx-tiov. Stone announcea that he
will .tart to KnroH' for an rvtrndrrl
laeatlon. Hr tohl a rrMirter rreently
that hr M-a. tirrrl out and felt like
sleeping for a century. He Mill croaa
the ocean on a eattlr-stramrr, t te
rn lira- it lakes longer to make the
trip nml the .rn I. invigorating.
tiov. Slrpli.ns rotrimuted to life im
l.riaonmeui the death .entrner of
lloltrrt I uslienlserry . who wa. ehargnl
nith killing the town marahal of
I anirron two year, ago Thl. anion
waa rreonimriiilrd by thr trial Judgr
and other, on thr ground that therr
wa. eea MeeajMl doubt a. M uahrn
A rrrrnt dtapatch from Omaha,
Nrb , wild: "John Watenn. a Mealthy
iMMtat nnd .en null owner of Cedar
liap. Mo. railed at the office of thr
roiintv judgr here to narrrtnin if po.
IMl the Mhrrral.nii. and thr matri
MMW tnte of hi. only daughter,
Miranda a he .ay. left her happy
home Mlth one of hia hired men "
The rnmpctitivr rvamination held
at .leffrraon t'ity for two appa int
menta aa radeta to We.t point ami
two alternate, re.ultcd in thr reeom
mrudaiinn by the Imnrd of examtnera
of 1'elham IV lila.afnrd. of ( nrthage.
and arr Waller, of New Bloo BelB,
for thr eadrt.hla. and of (irtirge
liorn. of Warrrnabttrg. and Bf. W. H.
Klndley. of Kanaaa City, for alter
nate.. Thr prohlhltionlata of Mnron county
have announced that thev are going
to liepin a campaign again.! the an
Imtn traffic in Macon and retlrem
the town. The people of thr town
arr not worry in) mnrh nl.mt "the
nirnace." bill the let pefttnc elrmrnt
nf thr ronnlry and lillagr. ia going
to makr a .trong rffort. they aay, to
mr thr county capital in apitr of
(In the Kourth of July Ihe Inmatra
of thr Mi.amtrl penitentiary partook
of thr following dainty aupply of
ratable.: Seven harrela of flour, made
into light bread; l.non pounds of ham.
V buahela of lrlah potatoen. Ml heada
of ckblnxge, 40 gallon, of plrklrtl Iseeta,
in harrela of vinegar. 34. bolt lea of
pepper Bauer. t pound, of black pep
per, t.Son potindx of gtngcr.napa and
barrel, of lemonade
Richard Jarretl. of Plneville. aherlfl
of McDonald connty, while having
one Ted liahrr under arrr.t. waa
ahot through thr abdomen and killed.
Thr prlaoner i chargeel with high
way robbery , and Jarrett allowed him
to re-enter bin home with hia hand
cufta on. Flatter returned to the door
almoat immediately ami began Iring
ni the oflli-er Jarrett waa taken
unaware, and fell before he eouM pro
The democratic alate judicial con
vention won held at Sedalia Tueaday.
T0 delegate, and many .tailing poli
tician, being preaent. Congreaaman
Ii, rmond prealdetl Chief .liiatlee
.lamea II. flantt waa renominated by
mrlamation. A. M. Dorkrry and
here rnnde epeechee. Judge Oantt
rved In the confederate army nndcr
: tnnewall .lackaon and waa wounded
twice at Oettyahnrg and twice In the
i' thtartkaV The wound which per
n.aneiitly diaabletl him and canaea Mb
t euliar' limp waa received at Cellar
Creek In the campaign around Rich
mond. Hr haa nerved one term of ten
year, on the aupreme court.
(apt. Kd Ruaaell. one of Caldwell
cnuntv'a aoMler hagn, who for a year
or aaore baa been doing valiant Berr
ien n the Philippine., ia among thoae
who have been aent to fight boxer. In
(tor Htephena appointrd John W.
ft ioth, of Waahington. to .ucceed the
late Judge Rudolph Htrell, deceaeed.
aa judge of the Thirteenth judicial
John Meane. nf Clarhadale. DeKalb
county, baa resided in Mlaenari el nee
1M1. He haa around him children,
Of tbe living mniiriana, Mueie ataiea
thai "Pachaaan, born In 1st, ta now
about U: Emil Llebllng. born In IMl.
ia now about It; Jnarffy . lmra in l ".'
ia now 40: Bhervrootk horn 1b tali, la
to; Hylleated. born ia IMl. ia B; Fried
helm, born la 1M, ia 41; faderrwaki,
born in IIM, la now juxt paat IS; Heuer
and Roaentbal, bom in IMS, are M;
Mlot i. born la lfMl, le ST IV Albert . bom
in 1M4. le now M; Tltiaonl. born In IIM,
ia 34: (iodowaki. bora in IITC. ia 30;
H.mbourg. born ta 1ST. Is now S3."
The anitaa poaaraae no grown.
aaUoa haiag twhMara ta Turkaj
CUT IN TWAIH AMIDSHIPS.
The Rnrk Kant-felwa tlBvt Dewa In Ik.
Iri.h i ha eel Eleven Btea Be
tM.ee.1 le br Uraeatt.
Ixuidon. July t.t. A d'nae fog hung
MM ihr Iri.h rhannrl Hatiirday room
lug, und Ihr ( unard line .learner ('anv
ti'ia, en nule from New York fot
I.ivri't.Hil struck the IJvrrpool l-nrk
Kmhk ton. Imund for New Zealand.
auilib.hiia. ratting hrr lr twain.
Thr Kttiblrton ank immidlalrly
Ueur of the crrM wrrr rceued, but It
1. beloved thr other II mrinbeni ot
thr rhip'n isnmpany, ineluditii' thr cap
tain, nere tlroMnrd.
The Campnt ia hod her Irovee atoet
in. hnt arrived aaf dy at IJvrrpool fle
and n hnlf hour. lair.
Thr Campania waa litllr tajtired,
lent had a nnrrow exeape from a arrinui
diauatrr. The fog bad delayed her pee
aiige aince Friday noon, and a Irndet
went out from ttirrnatowii four mllra
aa t apt Walker would not take the
lim r nrni ahorr.
At Tu.kar light Ihr fog waa becom
ing drnaer rirry moment When th
I it'iipatiia mii. altout thirty mllr
northeast of thr light a phantom ably
roae taBBaaBjfi -ithout warning, di
rrcth acrisnn hrr howa. Thirty Bcondi
IaIci the phantom had Itecome a mi I id
Bailing veitsrl into Mhich thr linn
itii.nrd, hrr atrel fore fool fount
thriiugh tbe K.mhlrtnn likr thr rleae
en' of a awonl, and dividing her jual
ni , .ft thr maintnaal. The forward hall
sank Inatant ly. Tbeatemawungvicioua
ly .iiuntl. and Ih- maat anil yard' for
n.iunrnl. lore at thr Campania. A lum
of wreckage eamr down im her decka
Then Iht lrni of thr hark alao di
Bp eattMti nnd thr farr of thr m- wai
' ni ted Mith .plintrred tiinl. r- boxea
Uirrrl. Ihr " hole upper work and
lighter e: rgo. thr dcckhoiiHc. and aucfc
Hung.. Then there na. nulhing
ht J the instant the phantom rini
into view fniin the bridge of Ihr ( am
panm until thr la.t vr.ligr of thr ve
i tatii.heil only aixty or right y see
ends hm; rliipM-d.
Aci-ording to thr Kmberlop'a .urvlv
or., tor marly half an hour before thl
rtilli.Hion thr raptain and firat of
I err Mrrr Itrlow at lirrakfuit. and. al
though the fog Mhi.tle of a largy
MaaaV could In- heanl every mlnule.
the hark neirt .hiftnl her course.
When, nl . L'.'i a. in., the Msr-ond offl
eer. to iim- hi. umii phrusr. "heard thl
Utah of u .Irnntrr'. Imwn," bs .houtrd
don ii to thr etiptnin. ivho ru.hetl on
deck, but aa Ma late to give an onler
The ( ntupnnin wn. under one-third
Meant, Thr raplnin. ft ml ofilrer and
pilot Men on Ihe btidge The rngne.
were llt natty reversed anil Ihe helm
ui haril da a. No precaution was
i .n.: till. Some of her pa.M-nger. had
ru n grumbled at what they called
aar rflaat caution.
After the crash and the sudden criei
tlie lainti vi.-n. quickly got out. There
weir no .ign. nf ianic. the crew wert
re -re where nt their elation., thr heat
ii.seiplinr mil maintained, the hulk
I t ail. Mere rlmvrd and rvrrytbing pon
ain'r Man dour to nair lifr.
Io M ot thr Campania', platr. weri
I tlit by Ihr collision: hrr forcpeak
4 led Mith ii aler; her forrtnpmas! wai
bnikeu .but off. and brr steel rigging
Mtfl ami tMi.trd.
The m..eugrrn held a mrrling
M iiiptei I raaahrtloM of thknk. to th.
captain nml ercM, and Biilsvcrittrd i ' '
tot the relief of the survivors and thi
families of the lost.
THL YAQUI INDIAN UPRISING
Thr I V nnrree bbM Xel
triiablr.i.isr-ttlld I'ollrt mt Ike
illy of Mexico, July 2'!. tien. I.uli
Turn-., gin ena r of Sotiora. MMl cum
inaiider-iiwhief of ihr forre. again
the Vaajala, ha. comr to Ibis city t
make a detailiil rep art of ihe prttgreB!
vf tin campaign to l'rel lent IMaz am
Minister of War Ma. Frem nn inter
tlea atMh lutn tl is gathered that thi
Yaquia hnve been pretty well aretterct'
ami broken up intn .mail In illc. am
nie in i seriously trt a hies a at pree
nil. Seicrel batchc of prlMtners havi
ea rent to iiuadal.iirB. Irap tiatc am
nthet place, with the vir.v nt makin)
MMtfal rtirens mil of them.
Thr grurral has followed strictly thi
policy of the government In denliiif
with them, whirh iv to give them every
reasonsiblc Inditcement to return U
tlulr fnrm or get then, employmeni
rlseMhrn' without bring ai y mere ae
vere than absolutely necrssary :
Thr Y'equis are n . II' supenor pen
plr Thr large ronipaniri operating il
Honors nai thry make the beat work
niru, but thrn- are turbulent spiritt
mining Hinn. who. iihrnever they car
get n fight, are ready to make trouble
! he Inst rising before thr preeen'
one mii. expn-ted to end ihe difficulty
between Ihr govrrnment and the In
dim s, nnd very generous coneessloni
were made hy the goirrnment, but thi
Indian, had kept their part of tbe ar
mngeinenl less than two years whet
they were per.. tad 'tl jn.t after an ex
tensile fiesta, to take up arms again
The Y'aqni. arr splendid fightrra
and, of r ursr, know Ihe country wel'
anil have, in some cases, a.nburhed Im
t T' " 1 1. doing damage Thr whole af
fair has lieen nothing but a nerirs nl
HniBlne fee aa Aanusee.
Iloitstc-n, Trx., July Bb- Tbe Poet
prints rersnrts frnm vari'im K4nts lr
'1-x.as showing that ".iKai.'.a: pounds ot
wool are bring held in tout state be
tai sc li e grunen refuse to accent mr
rent prices, and there ia aa much inort
brill at up onnln! nolnt end or
ratrchea. Thr growt ra hove held a con
fri-rncr nt lroraBa- ond agreed te
Ins ' Ihr rutin clip iudeHnltefy. Ibey
hair rntsr In the cum luslon that thrr
Is n shortage, nnd that the manufai
turvra will come to their tiro ntthet
MeBsalsw Bt tsterleas. ranea ta
Meslee le tee Brunelti Name
Houston. Tex., July S3. Col. J. W.
reully. ol the qiiartermastrr's depart'
nirnt. C. 8. .., bna gone to Mexico la
disinter nml bring had. for burial la
the Son Antonio govemmcnt cemetery
the (nines of American so kite ra who fell
in the battle of Haena Vista, fought
near Saltllh- Mexico. In la44, betweea
tbe Americans nndcr Gen. Ear ha ry
'l ay tor and Ihr Mexican under Santa
Anna. The remains of about ace en
hundred Americans lit when they
were buried on thi oattiaf))d
MINISTER WU GIVEN A TASK.
A Cvwrlal TMI nf ike (leanl fallk nl UW
t'ktaess Cosvmn.tti t'renevlkea
Waahiugtnn, July .'!. There u rtl
boti In believe that tierretary Hay haa
roiiued MiniBter Wu that a. a condl
tlin prrtedrnt to mrdiation by ihia
giivernment to end the war in China,
"'millet Conger, as well a his smff
roust be delivered aafrly Into thr hands
of Admiral Kemey within a period lim
ited to the time nrcrasary for thr jour
ney I nam I'rkin to the seals. a id
Itcreover, It la iindrrsttMMl th.it I lie
arc re l a ry of state ha. informed Min
ister Wu that it will be iMflMMl
for this goirrnment to make any prug
reaa la mgotiationa with other powers
antil all foreigners in Pekln arr simi
larly delivered llHtl till custody of tilt
a. aural, at Tahll.
'I bis dimaad is the supreme teat of
I In ii i good faith in appealing lo
tbe 1 nned Slates to intercede with tba
powers. Failure to deliver Mr. Conger,
his arsoriatea and all oilier foreignrra
now In 1 ekln will render ahortivr any
etfi r's which may he made by Ihia gov
rinment to restore peace, nnd unless
the ,'vmerirati drmand i. coinptlcd with
withn the perlral speciflrd, thr ioMera
will re. I. Hi. it efforts to reach
I'rhin, and the policy of the Culled
states may undergo a radical change,
aa Aerrrla Ibr Taah,
New York. July 13. A Washington
sfMr'nl to thr r. -na aaya:
' aflnlster Wu placrn nuch confidence
in the genuinenen. of Mr. Conger'a
('.patch and aurh faith that thr Chi
nrtvr gwvrrnmrnt is prolrctlng thr for
eign miniatrr. in I'rkin. that hr haa
agreed to try another plan to demon
strate absolutely to this government
bat the American minister is alive
"l la nothing short of delivering
M'n stee Conger into the hands of Ad
miral lit mi v at Taku, thai he may in
his own (vrraon spenk for Ihe Integrity
of 'he imperial government and tell
Ihe world Ihe irulh rrganling thr sit
uation in I'rkin. Thr atnte detartiuent
has lrrii so won ovrr that it now tins
ronldrnrr in Minister Wu and hi.
friends that Ibey ran accomplish what
onliiiurily apnars to be impossible."
FOREIGNERS ARE MURDERED.
aeltel nf line WYko n. ..... ikr I kl-
nene ttiaaaernl. rl NMaa nl ' lit
ar.r l-'lakllna Sirrnalk.
Chlrugo lull -I John V. Iliil.na,
nf Shanghai, an Atut-rieau civil engi
neer who ha. sjtent M yrar. in China,
and M'hn Irft Shanghai last May,
paaeeil thnmgh Chirago yc.lrrday, aa
bia way to Be York, to visit his old
"Knowing thr Chinear aa I do." said
Mr. Itoltrtls. "I have little dniil.t but
'hat all thr forrigner. in I'ekin were
murclrrrtl lung ago. Thr government
Is weak, and the mob undoubtedly gut
the upprr hauu.
"An army of tii.non regular troop, la
all that is nrcr.tiary to take I'ekin."
he coiitituii I'd "The atoric. lo Ihe ef
fect that the CMaaae bava an army nf
t5o,00n :m n arr mil. iilons. There me
not nmre than "u.taa) drilled tnsipn in
China. The rest arr Mvorly orgnnird
and pirnrly nrmril. If they hud modern
arm. titty Mould not Mat how lo use
them, and thry do not constitute an ef
leetbe lighting force."
THE EIGHTH U. S. INFANTRY.
I.eltlna Toarlkrr I'rrsarstnrr te
Blaellaa far ( kiss-llrlarra
kr b S. .I...
New York, July ?3 ( ompnttir. II
and I of thr Klghth ualhta Stairs in
fnntry, innvril off Iht lninssirt Mc
Clrlland yr.trntuy iiioriiing. and .tart
ril for Fort Snelling. Minn., over the
Tvcw York I entral i.iilriHiit. I fie men
will wait for the member, of Ihr rrgi
inrnt nhn arr romitig noith on nuoth
rr transport and. after the rn rtilt
in;; nf thr organization to its full nillll
her. Mill Ik' sent In China
Thr two companies number nltoul
24n men and officers. The men huvi
Item in Cnlsx IK months, but they
looked to be in fine eonditleii. Mtntit
tno thousand five linndnd m-i ...n.
were at the dock lo meet thr soldier
ami thr Young Man's Clyislian aaa
clatlon proviilrd coftre aril other re
freshment, for them
It was said that the other eight com
panies of the regiment. Mhich are rom
Ing north on a triinsrm:t. were de
lay rd hy a storm i ff Cape Hat tenia
These men are expected to-day. Thi f
will at once follow Ibeir lomrailes tc
RUSH ORDERS RECEIVED.
The trvsslh I Blled Blales Ballrir ta
rraeeea In Haale fnr 4'klna.
For: Iblry. Kns.. July 53.- Hush or
ders have come for the sen nth 1'nited
Hint hatlery, at Kurt lliley. to pn.
reed with all haste to thr orient, call
ing for ortlrr. nt Nagasaki. Urn. Mrr
rtain promulgateil the order in Denier.
Thr battery was urgenlred during
Ihe Ppaniah war, and since that time
haa been idle. The equitum-nt er
liraees the heaviest i-alller guns in the
eervlce. with a full complement of
morti rs, attended by men and ten
Teala rnekers lull eel
Three Lakes. YY'ia., Jnly 23. Some
itme during Rnturday ,(. lit IB Ilea
were piled on the rklln cil tracks Ave
iiBrf couth of this elation. Alex. Swan,
a laborer, coming to town early yea
terday, removed tbe obatruetimi joat
in time to prevent passenger tnrin No.
I, due here at 4:Sf a. m . from atiiking
it. Hwan alao removed a number of
large rocks from a bridge a short dis
tance north, his action unaaiMy saving
the Uvea of SO member, of the Three
Itakea Rod and Gun dub, wbo were
aa the train.
Mteaeacius Will km t-ariieipntr.
Managua. Nlcaragna, July ia. -The
government of Nk.:ragna haa ad
ttreaeed a communfiavtioti to tbe dirro
tors of the Pnn American exhibit Um,
dielining to partieit lr.
A lottery cane melon has been grant
ed to Ale. Bermndes. at Ma ya.
W III Xtsnrer MM Molher's MaHl.
Ikrlgrads. Jnly S3 King Aletmnrler
of twrvia haa prrjclaimrd hi. betrothal
to Mote Draga Mnechin, a widuw. who
waa lcrmerav a lady In waiting ta
vutwp 'alk'( iha Wuf t mother,
m m ran
Items of Intelligence Relating
A flairs at the National
EFFECT OF THE PRESIDENTIAL POLICY.
Allllaar nl Ikr Aasalalslrallna nn tbe
( klnrse ABnlr-Tkr Ml f Mil He. nil
ml I SB eer la liana Tbe Uenti.rrnll.
Urrlarallna na Issaaa liatks.
Thr practical errlauiiy thai Ihr for
eign inhabitant, nf Peking haie been
miirdrrrtl turns thr rye. ot the coun
try on Washinginn, lo .re what course
tbr admioistrallnn nill take. Natural
ly thr indignation ovrr thr oulragr
Buses various rxprr.sions uf stroug
ferling. but it is generally rrcogniard
that the administration is in a ptaaBnvr
Misition Almost any strp that it takrs
will rxposr il M crltlrlsm from Ihr vast
number uf peopU aho have Is-cn view
ing with alarm the policy uf imperial
ism. It is aaomrially given out in ailinini
Iration circlrs that truos will hr
rushrd to t hinu and thnt severe punish
ment will In- eted out tu Ihe nation
nhirh has been guilty of allowing the
murder of our ministri and many
Still, it is explicitly pointed nut that
no war will Ivc declared against I lima,
no matter how many trunp- it take
fu carry out the intentiuns nf the ad
ministration, and that Chinanien will
not bedrpnrtrtl frnm this aaaahT) while
hnatilltira arr going on.
This sounds iery much like Ihr ad
ministration's way of doing things
It is now carrying on one unauthorized
war in Ihr I'hilippinr. uiidrr another
term. It is doing in thr 1'hitipp'in
what it drnniiucrd in iaH as "criminal
It is said just now that Ihe ntlmiuis
Iration ha. tin intention whutrvrr of
helping in thr purlitlon of China, but
will only act with thr nthrr triwrrs la
punish that nation for thr attack BjatOB
our citizens. Hut this assurance will
not go iery far with those who have
Matched McKlnley's course In the laat
tno years. The administration has a
very optimistic and facile way of mini
mizing it. imperialistic isr rfurmanrr
in ikr aa iBfatiallaa.
Kx-t'ongrrssmaii Jiime. Hamilton
Lrnis put. the whole Chiltmr Irollble
squarrly up to the administration. He
"I charge the Chinear outhrrak di
rrctly upon the republican administra
I Inn . Il Is thr dirrrt rr.ull uf thr an
nouncement made by this gnu rnuient
thai the Cnlted States intrndrtl lo en
ter inio thr division of China Since
thrsr assrrtlnns ChinB has lirwrd at
aa invadrrs. Its aaaattlts upon us arr
Meaae of that feeling of our hostility
"During thr Is.t 15 years wherever
missionaries have Isrcn killed it ha. de
itloped that Ibey had violatrd some
sarrrd ritual of the Chinrsr faith, ftth
er nation-it besides the Chinese vi.it the
offender with death for such desecra
tions. "It is apparent for Ihr first lime m
the pre. rut grnrralinn that tbr Chi
nrsr govrrnmrnt has givrn sanction to
an assault upon Amrrirans and for
"This is Iverausr our missionaries and
ambassadors wrrr rrgsnird as thr art
vanrr guard nf a forcr detrrminrd to
appropriatr the Chinrsr empire."
Mr Lewis goes on to tminl nut that
o long as wr kept aloof from alliance
with the continental pnMcrs thr Chi
nrsr govrrnment treated nur jtrnplr
Mith consideration and gave ns tradr
Il was only tvhen this administration
was beguiled by Kngland into an un
derstanding that shr Mould be hrlprd
in her policy of despoiling China that
the trouble began
Among other. Mr. Izrwi. quotes ex-
Ministet Itrnby . w iiilr a tm-in lr, of thr
Philippine commission, speaking for
thr administration, as saying thai thr
time had rome "alien Me should join
other powers in appropriating a re
spectable sphere nf China tonurselvcs."
Krnalor Lodge recently said that our
government should "bear its respfin-i
billties in China and participate Mlth
thr nation, of the world in the diviaion
of that empire from thr base of thr
ell. at Imperialism
Mr. Lewis remark, that Mr are now
reaping Ihr fruits of tbe harvest sum n
by tbla adniniatration while under Ihr
Influrnee of its dream of imperialism.
Hr ay -.
"Wr must take one of two eoiirsrs;
Hiimiliallngly strp nut nf China with
dead Amrrirans unavengrd, nr proceed
lo revrngr ihe infamy by marching our
armies into a country which can band
together a standing army rqual to
evrry man woman and child wr havr
In tbr Cnitrd Slates and still ant begin
to cxbauat their surplus."
It it clear that if war Is to be made
In China we arr both unprepared and
unable tn reach a victory, w hile losing
thr trade because wr bait made rue
inn of thr people.
Thr ipirstion ia, arr our people still
willing lo 'akr tbr woeful rr.ull which
tbr policy of the administration, as
proponed in Ihr Philadelphia convrn
tion and admitted by thr preaident in
his speech at Canton, inevitably pre--ipitatrt
upon ut ? Is it m be empire nf
war and btiikrnptcy ot repuhlir of
peace and prosperity ? It seems to 1st
up to tbe adminlatration.
Aa it to emphasize imperialism aa thr
most Important lesur, tbe nrws comes
fro tbe Philippines that Urn Mae
Art bar not only cannot spare any
troops fro the Philippine., but that
he actually needs 100,000 en lo subdue
the insurrection The Filipinos are hel
ler erased aad in better shape to fight
for their independence than they were
a year ago.
The net result of the Chinese troable
so far seems to be tbe lo of life among
American cltiaens in Peking, the de
feat of tbe Ninth regiment, acting with
the allied forces at Tientsin, and Ihr
dtsabiiag of thnt splendid battleship,
the Oregon. It baa been known to
months that tbe adniniatration would
be gd te wash ita hands of the Philip
pines only that lt understanding with
Ortat BHU. mtit the s4aki wen
an available basr oi .itppliri in rasr el
trouble .itch as is happening in t.'hina
aow. Of course It rathtr uirscta the
plan not tu In- ablr In sparr uny 1 1 oops
from Ihe Philippines
Tke I'ti tit n. .iuii i Issue.
Cirriim. lances t muliine to rmphavin
thr democratic declaration that inir
rialism is the "paramount issue." and
of coursr militarism gors with it. Han
Mh litis, and Heath arr busily engaged
in mapping out thr rrpubliran cam
paign on nrw lines ihey had rarnrst
ly hnprd that they could fnnr lh' ilrm
orrals lo makr the fight on the ir.ut of
1ft tn 1. and thus iliiert attention fro
imperialism and thr trust. Hut it can
not br done. Tin more hum .1 arclion
ot the rrpubliran prrs. is urging that
thr financial quchtluii was put into the
backgruuml hy the actum nf the recent
republican eongrrss. and that thr ad
ministration fort es arr making an ab
surd sprelaclr of rhrnierlvrs by trying
to put up a man nf strew.
AtralM al Ikr HeeerM.
As Chairman Itichnrdsiin, of thcdim
ocratic congressional committee, re
marked tbe other day: "The republic
an, appear to lie afraid lo MMM Ihe
campaign on tlie rrconl at this admin
istration" Thry frrl that thr Irss Ihr
people know about the farts thr bet
ter will In' thr republican rliuncr. for
Thr ilemnerats arr putting up a most
vigorous congressional campaign from
the Washington lirailipis iters. There
is evrry pro.M-ct that thr next house
will have a drniocrntit' majority . Then
Mrrr many thing. Ll the rrcord of the
rrcrnt rrpubliiiiu congress that
aniusrd thr resrnlmrnt of good cili
ecna. Thr at tempt In pul congress
ahoie the rotistliutinn in thr Porto
liiran mattrr tip in-rhaps the m " t
affront In many clnsc districts the
rrpubliran. have practically given up
Ihr fight and concede the places lo the
Al.il. I ll PATTKRItlJM.
aral vtin.l. In Ikr Hrpakllran Tarl?
Bee Ikr VAeaknrss nl Ikr
If thr average observer Mrrr nsktil
tn name the time ablest nnd most re
spected republicans now living, whom
would he natni '.' Willinni McKinley ,
Mark lliititiB nnd Theodore BoOBeVxHtf
Not if he Mi re hone.t nml thoughtful.
Or Mould he name Thumas C. Piatt.
"Mat" tjuny and Henry Cabal Intahgef
Pad naht idly, athaaghtlal observer
WOllld select e-l'li-illi lit llalll-on. rX-
Sprakcr Krrd and Senium Hoar, uf
Mns.nchiisrtt.. if called uton lo de
cide. These men, althouizh vviikly dif
ferent, are the represt ntnt ives of the
lirsi ability und character in thr ri pub
lican party of to day .
(Sen. Hani Mas his own man
every minute that be occupied the
while house. There Mas no Hamui
uvei him. He imprrssrilhiitisrlf grral
li i!rnn his fellow-citizen, aa a man of
sincerity aa force of ckarai lrr. gone
naturally, ton. Harrison has little
respect for McKinley . for whose admin
istration the ex-president scarcely bl
leiupt. to eoiiceal his colilempl. The
nthrr day. talking la nn inlrrvirwrr,
tien Harri.nn aa 1 thai In "did not
think Hint the republican party bad
pursued the rightful course with re
ganl to the trust question, and thought
tbr udiiiiiii.t ratioi. wa. play ing f ist nml
loose with the people on thi matter He
rrgards Ihr inlinlnistralioii. huwrvrr.
as having lieen a wisr one for the most
part hut admit, that several grievous
mistakes havr been tnadr in handling
thr reins of govi rtimeut ." When not
talking for publication, he ha damned
the prc.ini nmuiiust rnt inn with much
fainter praise, lb i known lo take no
stork in thr Philippine and Porto Rico
Thomas B. Iteeil the brilliant rx
snraker. vvhosr equal in menial equip
ment the McKinley oulllt rannol pro
duce. Is notoriously nui of sympathy
with McKinley iam. and left public
lifr ratht r than Isr on mf riled to defend
Ihr weak administration for whit h he
frrls so heartily a contempt.
Henntnr Hoar, the "old man rlo
utictit." 1. const rained, by tiffrctlon for
the party whose cradle he rocked, to
stand by Ihe ticket: but eicrybody
knows that neither Ins heart nor his
brain is In Ihe cause.
How ran McKinley ism. distrusted if
nnt .1. .pi-.-, by the Inst minds in Ihr
rrpiihliran parly . expect Ihe support of
Ihr people, or most ridirulnus of all
npral for dcmiicratir Mipiiort on "pn
triotic" ground.'.' Albany Argun.
OPINIONS AND POINTERS.
A man who vote, thr republican
tiekrt this veer voles for no grral prin
ciple P.vrry issur that madr thr re
publican parly great has isren settled
and ell there is Irft uf that oine proud
parly la organization and discipline, n
well-drilled army alssnlutrly rontrullrd
by grrrd and sellshness. Toledo lice.
The mills al Inn I on. O., shut down
lo let their employe), hear President
McKinley'. sprreh of in ptanre. If
they can induce tbr workingmrn lo
brlp reelect McKinley. tin protected
truats and "infant industries" can well
afford to stand Ibr hrirf lay -off without
taking it nut of thr men's wages. Al
The vvraknrsB of thr Hatina-Mc-
Kinl-y syndicate before thr people is
shown In the rqgrrnriv. and prrsistrnce
with which they urge Ihr cum MM
question upon public attention In this
campaign The paramount isaur is that
which was drrlnred at Kanaaa City to
be such, and nothing can art aside that
feel Host on Poet.
If all tbe element. In opposition
to trust nligarrhlsnv. Imperialism and
Hannaiam can be fully iolled In Novem
ber tbr reeult nerd mil be conslderrd
doubtful. It remain, only for tbe
managers of the democratic ticket to
get out tbr vote. I'paa their ability
and success in that matter will bang
the decletoa. Waahington Times.
Tbr handing of the revenues haa
been nuch that tbr piling up of sur
pluses in the vealts le aow threaten
ing a scarcity of funds in circulation
for eonmercial nrrda this fall, which
can only be relieved by using these un
necessary taxes in the open market
to purchastr bonds at a big premie. ax.
and thus enrteb the bond speculator
at tbe expense of tbe aaae. Klther
ibis or a virtual panic now eotifionta
J tbe country and la tbr visible and tangi
ble answer to tbe boaits of 'skillful
financiering" which republican organs
aad platforms arc to boldly nskiung.
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