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LAMAR. - - • COLORADO. AiU.-Uieater hat ordinances seem to be catching. There are natures that can be calmed Only by abusing somebody. The majority of mankind depend on the minority to do their thinking. One lie is seldom able to Btand alone, and requires constant reinforcement*. The Nicaragua Canal project ha* been forced to “take water” before its time. Counterfeit twenty dollar silver cer tificate.; are said to be out. Have you seen them? Wise people often manage things so that even their burdens can be made to help them along. We all have cause to hope that peo ple who never forgive may be blessed with short memories. If we were really aware of what ailed us. most of the people on earth would be better and get along faster. Henry Nails was hit on the head by s robber last week and then had to be driven Into court to prosecute him. General la* might demand that Money go get himself a reputation be fore he challenges a full-fledged gen eral. Be honest. Dishonesty seldom makes one rich, and when it does riches are a curse. There is no such thing as dli* bons*t success. A Denver printing house has Just booked an order for 260 placards the words. "Don’t blow out the gas." The legislature la in session. Yvette Guilbert’s press agent says •he is the toy of New York. Will some little boy blue please put her in th* corner and then take the croup. Tor a lons time Ben Davis, a leu j nessee hotel man. smoked ten pack- : ages of cigarettes a day. It will be a i lo&g time before he smokes any ruore j Many mysterious rumors have been j in circulation regarding the Czar? htalth. but It now appears he is suf j fe-ing only from a boil. It Is gratify- | icg that the affair has come to a ; head. Narrow minded men who have not a thought beyond the little sphere of j their own vision, recall the Hindoo say- j ing; “The snail sees nothing but it* j own shell, and thinks it the grandest j in the universe.” A Dakota philosopher has discovered away to make cold weather pass quickly, which he explains in a Yank ton paper. He says that be can stand a couple of months of cold weather fairly well. Then in December be goes down to the bank and borrows SIOO for ninety days. “Spring always comes soon enough then to suit me.” be adds. A successful test was made last week at Anderson. Ind., of a complicated fence making machine for which the patentees. John Shimmer and son. claim absolutely no credit. They 9tate their bodies and brains simply carried out plans given to them by spirits and that the work as it progressed was di rected by the spirits. They have been at work a year, but have a wonderful piece of machinery which will likely revolutionize the manufacture of wire fence because of the rapidity that Is possible. THE LEGISLATURE. VW<lu«>d >jr. February tUh Senate—The greater portion of the day in the Senate yesterday was taheu up with discussions on Senator Car ney’s anti-mileage and antl-pa*** bin*. ; The first to be conaidereri wan the MU prohibiting county, state and municipal officer* from accepting mileage from the state when traveling on a pass. The MU was reported luck front the com mittee ou corporations aocomjoiuled by two reports. the majority report rec ommending that it t*e laid on the table because the subject matter was covered in another bill. The majority report killing, the bill waa adopted by a vote of fifteen to twelve. Senator McNeely’a bill for the estab lishment of a branch of the Colorado insane asylum iu Arapahoe county near IVnver au»l to appropriate for the site and SIOO,OOO for the mainten ance of same, was killed by the adop tion of the adverse report of the Sen ate institutions committee. The next bill on the calendar was Mr. Carney** anti-pass bill, upon which there were two reports to be consid ered by the Senate, one recommending that the bill Ih» indefinitely postponed nud the minority report reeorano-tiding that it |»ass. After a hot discussion tw twi-en Messrs. Caiyey and Moody. the MU was defeated, seventeen to thir | teen. The following hill* puaaed third read ing ami were sent to the House: S*-na re bill No. 22U, by Bromley— ; Amending the statute* so as to allow the employment of Senate and House employe* to the number of 13M, a* pro- Tided for In the ad of IMS. House bill No. ItSS. by Hoc— Provid lug for the payment of the salaries of the Judicial and executive departments of the state and of the euiplojes of the legislature. Senate bill No. 165. by Wheeler—Re quiriug that all money* received by the deputy superintendent of Insurance shall be paid over to the state treasur er monthly and shall only be pawl on the warrants drawn by the auditor on vouchers of the deputy superintendent of insurance. Senate bill No. 158, by Thomas—Re quiring sheriffs to convey to prisons or reformatories at one time all the prts oners who are awaiting transportation Senate joint memorial No. 1. by Brouiley—Praying Congress to call a constitutional convention for the put jH.sc of bearing proposed amcmluients to the constitution. Senator Taylor’s bill Increasing the tsmnty on gray wolves and lions to s,’» each passed second reading. Mr. Shumate’s bill No. 351. to amend the tax law. passed by the special ses slon of the legislature in I*stM was couslden-d on second reading. The bill as lntr»»dnc<*d passed second reading. The existing rate of interest is thirty six per cent, for the first six six months, and twenty-four per cent, thereafter. Senator Evans' bill to amend the con tagious diseases net with referem-e to the admission of sheep was next taken uj). It allows sheep to pass through the state in transit to market without lusp**otlon or fee and It js-rmlts the ftanlary Veterinary Board to provide for admitting sh**»*|» to be fed. The cattlemen had the majority and the bill was defeated. ThiiNilsr. February 38lh. Senate—l pc-a the court uing of the Senate to-day Senator took the floor on a qitestlou of per*>>unl priv Hege. and read from Thursday's edi tion of the Hooky Mountain News an article charging senators with being improperly Influenced in connection with til.- Sylvan!:, county hill Aftl some discussion as to the jimprlety of an investigation of the charges, a com mittee was appointed for that pnrjn.M . A motion to post (tone the considera tion of the county division bill for three days in order to give the commit tee an opj>ortnnity to report, was car ried. Senator Kennedy offered a resolution prohibiting merrilwrs from employing elerks for their own private business. The resolution will be considers! to day. Mr. Taylor’s bill permitting county, state and municipal officers to prose cute appeals and writs of error in which they are involved. In their offi rial capacity, without, giving bond, passed second reading. Lieutenant Governor Brush intro duced Governor Richards and Senator Thompson of Wyoming, who are visit ing the city. Governor Richards ac knowledged the courtesy. Senator Bromley’s mntnnl insurance bill was considered. After some amendments had been made the bill passed second reading. a* ‘**‘l M|*i bill prohibiting *t*te official* from employing relative*. Senate bill No 4«Sv by Senator Sel doro ridge. authorlxing the treasurer hi pnv the Inter**! **n the casual defi ciency bonds for the year ISO. and the Interest on the Insurrection boml* for the yearn IHUS ami l*S*i. am! appropri ating $7 »■«» for the pun**"'' |*a«ed ***** oml reading without di*ei*a*iou. The amendment* propoard nf the Finance committee to Mr. lloe’* salary bill, whereby the bill carrlea an propriation to pay the I.cgi*hitniv em plovc*. were conoum-d In by the Senate and the hill wm finally passed ami *ent to the House for concurrence In the amendment*. Senator Seldomridgc* bill providing that when the *tate fall* to take a ren no*, title* may take their own n>niu*. and on filing the return* with the were tary of *tate. the governor may l«*ue a proclamation declaring the class to which the city beloug*. pa*»«*d *ee«wl reading. Ilou*e-The Houm bill for the pay ment of walarte* in the executive. leg l*lative and Judicial department* for p®7 cane op for concurrence in hen ate amendment*. The n«u*e agreed to all except the amendment putting the •alary of Auditor l»wett*a cbrk from gl.taat down t.l *»*»» The bill n*»w go** back to the Senate foe roocar pence in thl*. Iloniw Mil No. 147. by Mr. Anderson, abolishing the u*e of areip for the pay I ment of employe* and the operation of I truck *tore* under the direction of em ployer*. pa*-eil third reeling. House bill 142. by Mr IV Volte, ex [ . mpslng from levy, attachment amt ex ! renthhi sl.Vi worth of aeed for plant- Ing. the property of any person en gaged in agriculture. pa**.-,! third read ing by a vote of M to <X llouw bill 17*1. by A R. l-ewi*. mak ing oom|*e«enr a* erhlemt* In court* the printed volume* of the pn* .edlngs of the !l«u*r and Senate, panned third reading llottw bill KJ. by Mr Hart, repeating the law givlug a rlglit of second trial n adioii* of passed third ■eadtng The Hou-c ilea went Into committee of the wb<h» a lei *e-eral MU* jwsaed «mtnd reading *vt» rmmry Itih. Sena t«*—Aside from the reading by Senator Heater *»f the report of the special I.cadrtll* investigating commit tee. the Senate i\«n*i<leml two bill*, the diarumiion* >*n which mrnplrd the remainder of the day. louring the morning **-«>ion Senator Seld< on ridge'* hill fixing tlie amount of wage* exempt from attachment >»n legal pnwe*a* at •3KL a reduction from the prtwent law was considered and then killed. The *. **s«»n wa* *|»ent In the diMMuwdou of Senator Barela's bill prohibiting the preference of creditor* in making chattel mortgage* Senator Renter wa* opfmard to the Mil and made a utrong appeal for It* defeat, claiming that *neb a law a* wa* pro pn*ed could not tie found In the statute look* of any state. Senator llarrht strongly urywl the passing of the bill and said that the prefering of creditor* only served the purpose of defeating the lust claim* of other creditor* than (bow who might !>e preferred. Senator Thomas *va* iu favor of the MIL and after a motion to kill the bill was defeated it passed sec ond reading Several bill* were reported from com mittee*. among them being the Denver charter Mil. Hon**—'The anti-cigarette bill of Mr*. Heart*' passed third rmdlng. and also the bin to abolish the state immi gration office. Tin committee on finance rc|s>rt*d amendments to the two bills Intro duced to fix the salaries of the **xecn tire and of ih-- judiciary of the sta». A SO per cent, reduction wa* proposed in the original bill*, but the committee brought the salaries more near to the original. In a good many Instance* the old sal xrlt - hat • been naton d and . have l>oen made to the original number of employe* provided In the bills. The streak of economy that struck the com bine at the early part of the session has worn off. The re|>ort of the committee was un animously adopted. A Senate hill by Mr. Stratton to afe proprinte f 8.005.10 to pay the outstand ing debts for 1886 of the State Reform atory parsed second reading. The Hearts arbitration bill was tak en up on second reading. It provides for the appointment of a Board of Ar bitration of five, to be named by the governor. Two shall be members of la bor organizations and two shall be act ive employers of labor. The fifth shall !►*> selected by the jcov. ru. - *cut to him by the four tv to \>e aacwiary of tr>*- fulfill the duties At D! by the labor «nmnlMi..tirr ; , or Arbitratlo* In directed j auy Übor grievance or .1., ; * may lw submitted to it •** (.« ;j • tiea asrec to abide by it* . to *ui>|KN‘iui vtfiMWM and r,.-, inquiry. It shall then Aliv,r In#*. The board U *ib~. x ~,, wfwWTrr a Mrlk.* or b* k - is thnairnwl. to go to tb«* «fi, them to effect A take testimony If round four im-iu»*-!■» of the tnairtl are *.ViO each. and the fifth $ 1 _>uw The bill «i» upfwnied by the villt* nii*ml*t-rm. bat iwissed w. a in#. *«» to 21. At the cveniac senator. ff..„ t«?» was r»-|«*rted enrolled ar.d bill W» eti*n.*»e<L The I!- um* t wbrd itself Info the w bolt* oa special order* with otatlve Antx-ar in tin* cfca'.r MU 512. by llelbi*. «r*. takru i!t«* tmi«’n«liiM*Dt.» offer.*! hj i; -- : rity charter committee »rh r*~. after <mw disrossHio, ju.*.-! , riflini , r.t»n««nr «1«k Sinai*- Mr. Timms* hilt anj drunkards' law era* taken up I i fraud. The fulhwinjt bill* pa»**d Senate bill No. I*l7. by Srkbi t.rovkllnc that »brn a %a- an- » senate ahall «vur the clerk of t trk-t nxirt «*f tb** ill»irhi im *-ntn| shall not fy tbr *otri «iati*. who shall Um*- a in'ii*v < ta.wlfc-j ami ask that It l** 01S-.I | next general rirrtiott Seuat** bill No 21*1. by S-bkx rvlat.-* to the law <*n tttnndnai l-*rtolt» the Jury In nrh ease* -«-*» damage* against tbr* .k*f for fbr support of tbr child Senate Mil V* rw. by Taylor, in# for tbr giving uf jodk «i n i rial luuU by surety • a capital of lews thao f3L»U»»* Senator «'annua'* bill .mpo l»-nalt> f«*r riding «»r driving o »r ty and state bridge* fa«b*r walk Senate bill No. 4. by lb*oi*f :h«* order iu w htrh appruprta •<» (*> <>\|M*iMb*«l t» »bt* tvvra not mrrt tin- expense* of »b l>auol second rwuliut. The • ball b»* aa follow*: Ktrat. tbr ordinary expense* legislative. judkta. and executt lanuimitN and tbr in!»tr*i ■* lb- dot*; to-rond. a|»f»^*l^ 1a,1,>n * •tat** in*t hot loan: tblnl. all «*t j*r»*|*riatkm* c*it of thr jcm*nii Tbr Smatr tbm adjoun.r. lloadty. lioow —A Mll by Homr mijK n»**»n» fn>iu Iw-Uivr rhar.l i-Abrl w***a|a>«a *birl n A Mil by Mr. AIM* to iirrr t vicr j»r»i*id«*tit of thr Htatr Acr- CttUrsr n«-tinjr t»» i*rrrid»*nt In t I •*••!».•*- of that otßrrr jioaMtl fltu ; »»#. . , . Tbr llouim* adjonmnl rarly • jam* to riwlt tbt* Sttbllrr*' and : inißir. inf Wt-Alplnc BIH Wa«hin#ton. Frh. 87.- Th*'* nftrr a firr-boara' atnnrsh l>ah«u*<l thr anti*railroad tkdtH | in# bill by a von* of 142 to M adrrrwarlra of thr turoaun* rv+*>i fiUl>n»i«-rintt tirtkf. bat thry featrd bv an nvrrtrnrlmlna mt' Thr bIU appttaa *>«ly lnM cotmnrrrr tranwportatlou It •• all rarriera aubjrrt to tin* U J * ••ommrrcr art to plWkb au*» thorizrd to aril tbelr tickets « t Jitb-atra. and makes U a ml«*lcro ponUbable by flu** of pri»*>tunrut for one year for an •on not tlnljr author;**-*1 to »«*i: i It mjnlrt's carriers to rede* • 1 tickets, and mnkrrt thr for#* r.\ terfrltUi# of tk-k. tH punUlmM priiionim-m fr*r two years. A u of other bilU wrre pass»**l *lur ’ day under su»|»eualon of the fi Honliwr) Kul**« Kw#twln**«t Boston, Mas*.. Man*b I.—Tb prenie coort to-day irave r. against the plaintiff iu tbr KlizalM-th Curry of IrODWo.*! #an, atraiust Sell srmiuar.v I rk*n was brou#ht to recover . • for all;*#rd breach of contra*-; fl part of the defendant in refusij eonjinur tbr plaiutifTs daughter fl seminary after an infringement fl rules of the Institution.