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THE PUBLIC TONEXrY
EContinued from page first. s t Salary. I.100: chief clerk. 1,400. book keeper. 1,400: auditing clerk. 1.400 contingent fund, 250: st ationery and stamps. 300: printing. 500: traveh n expenses, 500. State Treasurer--Salary. 1.400t chief clerk, 1,500: bookkeeper , ~ookkeeper loan department, :;50 contingent fund 250: stationery and stamps, 200: printing bonds and J stocks, 500. Offlice superintendent of education Salary. 1.900: clerk. 1,20: contmgent fund, 200: stationery and stamps, :00: books and blanks for public schoolS 1,000: expenses State board of edu tion. 300: traveling expenses supermT1 tendent of education, :0o: stenno'ra pher. 400. Ortice adiutant and inspector gener- t al-Salary, 1,500: clerk. 1.2v0: State armorer and help. 500i: contingent fu:>d and armory rent. 500: stationery and stamps, 150: expenses office and collecting arms, 550: for maintenance militia, 8.000. Ofimce of attorney general-Salary 1,900: assistant, 1,350: contingent fund, 150: stationary and stamps, 75: expenses litigation, 2.000: total 5.475. Office of State librarian-Salary 1 800; contingent fund, 200: stationary and stamp . 300: for purchasing and binding books, 100. Railroad commissioners-Salary, 5, 700: secretary, 1.200; rent. etc., 1,250: printing, 250. (This appropriation is advanced and is to be returned by the railroads, express and telegraph com panies.) r JUDICIAL DEPAT31ENT. Salary of four justices. $2.S50 each: total, $11,400: salaries of eight circuit judges, $24,000: salaries of eIht cr cuit solicitors. S11,050;-code commis sioner, $400: salaries of eight circuit stenographers, $10.200: salary of State reporter, $1,300: salary of clerk of supreme court, $800; salary oif hbra- t rian supreme court, 8soo; salary of j stenographer supreme court, $400: salary of messenger supreme co'.rt. $200: salary of attendant supreme cour S200: contingent fund, $500: purchase -boks supreme court library $500. HTEALTH DEPART3IENT. Expenses maintaining quarantine station at Charleston, $1,000: salary quarantine office, Charleston, $1,650: salary quarantine office, Port Royal, $700; expenses station at Port Royal, $300; salary quarantine office St. Helena, $700; expenses quarantine station St. Helena, $150; salary quar antine officer Georgetown. $450: ex penses quarantine station at George town, $150; salary keeper of Lazaret to, $300; salary keeper hospital build ings at Port Royal, $175; for the pur pose of carrying out the act establ ishing the State board of health, $2,500; clerk hire, State board of health, $500; to quarantine the State _" agaiffSt contagious and infections dis- I eazes, $5,000. STATE COLLEGES. For the support of South Carolina College, $28,100. When the appropriation bill was again taken up in the evening the section relating to Winthrop College was the first to be discussed. Mr. Efird wanted to cut the proposed Win throp appropriation from $52,000 to $45,000. Mr. DeBruhl wanted to make it $48,000. Mr. Laney thought it fntile to discuss such appropriations aftier the ways and means committee had so carefully gone into the ques - ticn. It would cripple the college and do little good to the State treasury. Mr. Holman opposed the bill. He did not believ-e in lettiug the ways axid means committee make all the laws. 1 Mr. Mc~ain, of York, declared that Winthrop has been getting no more than she needs. They actually need *$7,000 more than the ways and means committee had reconimended. He charged Mr. Efird with being an one. my to Winthrop. Mr. Efird hurled pack the insinua tion. He was not an enemy to Win- I throp, but a friend of the 52,000 white girls in the common schools. Mr. Barron, of York, declared that the trustees, honorable and capable men, have made their recommenda tion, and they ought to know more of Winthrop's needs than Mr. Etird knows. Mr. Cooper last year had opposed ~ making Winthrop's appropriation $60,. -000 and had succeeded in getting it ~ cut down to *52,000. He thought further reduction would cripple the a college.1 Mr. Bennett, of Colleton, thiought ~ the pruning knife should be put in, but it should be done all along the I line. As the South Carolina College C appropriation had not been curtailed, a he opposed starting in on Winthrop. ~ He urged that he was not inconsistent in defending Winthrop. Mr. Pollock .moved t> indefinitely postpone Mr. Efird's amendment. ~ Thie, was carried by a vote of G4 to 43. M~r. Lide offered an amendment that ~ the scholarships be paid out of the regular appropriation. The bill re commended that $5,456 be added for r these scholarships. Mr. Beamguard g moved to table the amendment. The y house by a vote of 56 to 51 refused to table the amendment. Mr. McCain and Mr. Pollock then appealed for the amendment to be re- a jected. To cut $5,456 for scholarships would be a serious blow to the college. ~ Mr Mosses showed that this would be giving Winthrop $14,000 less than she asked for-. Mr. Dowling declared that the house had passed the scholarship bill 5, with the understanding that the ao propriation for scholarships woulda come out of the general fund.a Mr. D). 0. Herbert openly attacked l the college. It is not the only girl's college in the State. This cut in the appropriation would not seriously crip ple the college. There are a number of schools in this State doing splendid work for the education of women and they would be glad to get one-third of this appropriation. .Mr. Sarratt, of Cherokee. spoke ear nestly for Winthrop. South Carolina College had paid for itself in giving s Wade Hampton to South Carolina. I Mr. Sarratt is a graduate of Clemson. Mr. Sinkler, formerly a trustee, de-t clared this amendment to be a Trojan Ia horse. The expert testimony of the Ia trustees is worth more than the gen- I eral opinion of the outsiders. Mr. Lide defended his amendment. s He is no enemy to Withrop. The trus- 3j tees of these colleges always ask for more than they expect to get. c The vote on the adoption ofl tihe amendment was then taken. res..ulting s in its favor 57 to50. K THlE CITADEL. e: The Citadel academy's appropria- 1. tion was the first thing considlereda when the approprition bill was taken C up Wednesday morning. Mr. Efird moved to cut the appro- 1: priation from $25.000 to $22;000. f Mr. Kibler warmly opposed the mo- n aakei no -e-xtravagant demands. It is un economically. It is the. only in titution run for the'poor people, for his appropri'ation go Io the scholar hips. C1,. D. O. U irt -howI d:iow \v W he szalary list at the Ct I s :,re'd with ther tte cllges. 3. lerbert diclaimed "aiakng"Wn ro - a' :d liCen ilishe in The eeuwry xpenm~e. 31. leurifoy n.i '1r. H.i ma: fared the appro riation to Ie U 4.mel TheyV soke 0 the gIorious record of Citadel ca ets. 10r. 'enrioy told of the good one for p 4ir boys by the Citadel T'he houe by a vote of 86 t 22 re te C,31Mr. "E drd'i amme nt .. TIE NEGRO COLLEGE. Mr. Holman wanted to cut vt ap ropriation for the nego State colle o $2,500. The appropriation last car vas $8.00o. the coninitteu re ommended -5.000 this Yeair. Mr. D. 0. flerbert of Orangeburg aid he would not. attac;: this cleg. it he callcd attention to the fact hat this institution spends mnore noney than the South Caroiina cul ege. It gets enough from the Hatch .d 'Morrill funds to run the appro >riations up to $29A000. lie intimated hat there are conditions there which iced correction. Mr. Moss also of Orangcburg be ieved that $2.500 is all that they keed. it will secure to them these iorthern funds and will give them .mple funds to run oin. LI might in o:vcniece the artful and active iresident of that college. but it would tot cripple the institution. Ie told tow the appropriations had been ecured every year by representations ade to the Orangeburg delegation. ut the Orangeburg representatives re better informed on conditions this ear. Mr. lRichaics and Mr. .leremiah mith called attention to the fact that lie Hatch and Morrill funds would be eopartdized if this appropriation be aipered with. TOM MILLER OFFICIOUS. Mr. Mauldin of Greenville declared hat for years he had been in favor of ifting up the negro to a higher plane f citienship in return for his faith ulness to the defenseless white wo nen during the war. But recently here was an incident which impelled im t thi nk it better to shut the loor to importunity, insolence and mpertinence. Three physicians had een appointed on a pension examin ng board in Greenville-one a negro. stir was created and an effort made o force the negro off This man Tom 4iller wrote the United States dis rit attorney and in a very otlicious nanner tried to keep the negro doe or on the board to the disgust of all espectable white physicians. le did tot believe in the white people keep ng up a college if the president were ermitted to behave that way, and ie didn't think the Hatch fund for 3emson would be put in jeopardy. Mr. Jno. P. Thomas, Jr., declared ~hat the committee recommendation s entitled to some consideration. L'he gentlemen from Orangeburg had nade broad statements without show g facts. The legislative examining ommittee had made a good showing or this college. The trustees had de ~lared the larger amount necessary. M1r. Herbert agreed with M1r. Smith ~hat it would not do to wipe out the ppropriation entirely. This college vould have $2:.000 to run it next ear. Ie declared tile annual report s a jumble of tigures made up by 'Tom M1iller and his negroes. and you .11 knowv Tom MIiller.'' He showed vhere the expenses could be reduced >y giving Tom Miller $l1,000 instead >f $1,800 and cutting the salaries all long tile line. Mr. Dorroh declared his opposition o giving approoriations to State col eges and particularly to Tom MIiller, he most vindictive enemy the white nen had in 1876. MIr. Lide protested against any im ression that the trustees are not areful men, and honorable men. MIr. MIoss declared that seven arc ngels could be deceived in a case of his kind. Mr. Herbert: I think tihey asked or just exactly what MIiller said he Leeded-and Miller is just smart nough to pull the wool over the eyes f a good many of us. M1r. Herbert greed that thlese trustees were hlonor ble men. r. Tatum declared that the nme roes pay at least 830,000 of the privi ge tax and they are entitled to some onsideration. Five thousand would e a mere pittance. The white peo le of Orangeburg are able to take are of themselves. They can man ge the negroes and there is no dan er in the present college. This in titution is no pet of hlis, nor is Tom iller a friend of his. but he thought simple justice to give these negroes amething. By a vote of 74 to 34 tihe house re used to cut the appropriation. To CUT TIIS PENsION FUND. 1r. Towill wanted to reduce the ension appropriation from $200,000 I5,000. lie spoke eloquently of tile alor of the Confederate soldiers, and elingly of their stringent circunm ances. But the pension appropria ion fails to remedy their sufferings nd there is need of economy. Mr. Thomas believed that if tile ension rolls are properly revised. 150000 would go as far as $200.000 -ith loose regulations. This is a busi ess proposition against a sentimental licy. lie declared further that there now a statute requiring county >mmissioners to giv-e financial assist ne to needy soldiers. Capt. Brooks wanted to know if the w requires or empowers tile comnmis oners to give aid. Mr. Thomas insisted that no corn iissioner who is a true Carolinian -ould turn a deaf ear. Mr. Tfoole called attention to MIr. 'homas' vote inl favor of liberal ap-I ropriations to all State colleges and is oppoition to this chlaritable pur ose. ~e spurned thlat sympathy "hich would culogize the Confederate ldier and then take away a part ot is appropriations. Mr. Jeremiah Smith contended that ie needs of the Confederate survivors re greater because the intirmities of ge are coming over them. South arolina can atford it. lie called this icaunish statesmanship. The pen on boards dont lavish this monev. 'hey exercise soime .iudgment. Mr. D~orrohi declared this discussion mes just one year too late. lie told I last year's tight to increase the pen on fund from. 8150.000 to $200.000. nd he had then thought it inexpedi at and thinks so vet. The pension w has given rise to more fraud than nthing else than the dispensary law. on ederate veterans in Greenville had ,mmeded him for lighting the bill Lst year. )l r. D orroh made a very yrcible speechi in favor of the amend Men.Coprfvrdgvn 000 dollars. lie wantect to see them ge at least a decent appropriation. 11 does not believe the old soldiers on th pen sion boards would connive a fraud. Gen. James told h. Capt. Brook ha "..ought into the house 1. w'o ye .!- a bill to make the apor priat io 150,000 doilars. T['ne young me ..:i taken the iatter into their hands na had nade It 200.000 dollars. 1' nately it dld not go into efctun last. year on aicecount of a de-et in , appropriatioi act. Ile 1)iens th people of South Carolina want it stav at 200.000 dollars. Ile Paid a ii tri'oeip to the Confederate so0ldic.' Mr. rible. f .ndesonl. an'1 amnendmnt. ".r Tr iblje spok' froc tle deptus of his heart. I paid (rlowina tribute to the confedera soildier and insisted d at thOse whd l nit favor large aprillatins do n e know of the hiardshi p.; of the Confet erates. Tile poorel peol.ie Went ou at iw irsL call. and they responde th rouwh pat'Ityisi. There is no r( cruiting of their shattered rank. -lhey will nt be here long. and tak rare of them while they are here. II had iitroduceed a separate bill whic would remedy defects in the pensii The house by a vote of 96 to 10 rt jected Mr. Towil's amendment. TI ten were 'Messrs. BunchDorroh. Erlir Jarnegan. Kibler. Stackhouse, Towij Traylor, Williams and Wingard THE STATE FAIl.. There was some objection to n vancing the State fair associatio 2,500 dollars with which to pay p:'( riums, but this amolunt was appr( priated. (It is appropriated somewha as a loan every year. and is always rt paid by the association-) It was getting past the hour fc taking recess and the members wer etting restive, but Speaker Smitl seeing that the reading of tile entil bill could be perfected in a very fe' minutes. held the house down and t0 bill was finished and ordered to thir reading. Had this not been done h fore the night session, there migli have been dilatory work. The State Wednesday enumerate the appropriations for the executiv< judicial and health departments. Tli following are the additional appropr ations carried in the bill: STATE COLLEGES. South Carolina College, 28,100 do lars; Winthrop College, 52,000 dollar! (out of which the scholarships are I be paid); colored college at Orang burg, 5,000 dollars; support of benel ciary cadets at the Citadel 25,000 do Isrs. Cedar Springs school for dea: dumb and blind, 24,000 dollars. an for furnishings and repairs. 500 do lars. State Hospital for the Insane-Sa ary of superintendent and physicia 3,000 dollars; board of regents, ,p diem and mileage $1,200: support o $120,000; repairs and improvement $15,000. State Penitentiary-Salary of supe intendent, $1,900; captain of tl guard, $1,050; physician,$l1,050: chaj lain, $600; clerk, $1,200. Catawba Indians-Support o 1000: for schools, $200. 3IsCELLANEOUS. The following miscellaneous appr< priations were passed: Repairs on governor's mansioi S.700. It is understood that th settlesjtor the present the agitatic for a new mansion in another part< townl. Insurance on mansion, S27. To pay claims approved at this se. sion, $0,000. Pensions, $200,600. out of whic 62,000 is to be applied to the fund ft artiicial limbs. Fuel for heating the State housi 1200; lighting public buildingsi Columbia, $3,000: water for publ. buildings, $2,000: installing sewerag for South Carolina College, $7,300. For paying for completion of Stal house, $15,000. Public printihg, $12,000 (includin what has already been paid.) Phosphate inspector, salary $1 ,20( expenses of board. $300. Cole commissioner, $400. State board of equalization, $2.00( South Carolina room Confederat museum, Richmond, $100. State Agricultural society, $2,300. For committee to examine books c State Colleges. 362 dollars: committe to examine State treasurer's books 327 dollars; committee to examin penal and charitable institutions, 42 dolars; claims of clerks in engrossin department last year 378 dollars: spc cial committee on the investigatiu into the liquor bill sensation of las session, 343 dollars. An arithmometer or counting ma chine, for State house accountants 373 dollars. Rent, ottice State supem intendent of education, 270 dollars For shel'es in State library, :100 do: Salaries of supervisors of registra tion, 6,130 dollars. Salary of special clerk for indexin; historical records, 750 dollars; salar; of an electrician, 600 dollars and 40 dollars for electrical supplies for put ic buildings in Columbia. On Wednesday, under the call C special order MIr. Hlood's joint resolu tion to appoint a committee to in vestigate the management of th' State dispensary came up for a thirn reading. Mfr. Raysor introduced; resolution providing that the join resolution be recommitted to the comn mittee with power to send for person nd papers, take testimony. employ stenographer and tom report to thi senate within the session with thi testimony included with the full re suIt of their tindings. This was adopt TERE isn't aniy "'new woman. The components of womanhood, an<( especially of gentlewonmanhood, eve, have been and must ever be the same D~ifferent times, different places. dif ferent social structures put to differ ent tests ana uses the fundamenta femininity, but the principle is alway the same. She is the same good truehearted woman whether shei battling wi':h men in the busines .orld, or tending to domestic affair at home. ALREADY ignorant negroes in th South are being fleeced by swindler i account of the ex-slave penisioi ill. The Columbia Record says th fact that MIark Hanna's name is at tached to the bill makes it easier fo; the swindlers. The negro is a fruit ful source for such frauds. and he wil ontinue to be as long as lie persist believing that everything labelet Republican, or Northern, is for hi bentit. !EcENTLY in a speech Secretary o War Root made the confession tha' the experiment of giving the negr the right to vote was a failure. Thi Southern people knew it all the time ~ut we are glad that the truth if begining to penetrate the dull Intel lects of the so-called statesmen of thi Rpublian prsunnsion. What ach County Will save to Pay the Current Year. LISLAT2VE SUPPLY BIIL. i v F'jtixtw a: -'ive Mini, Wizich is in Adiion tt 1 h SChool Tax of Three Mi!!s. e ~i'u ose'of repr.eenta ive Thuras I I dav sI't the general appropriatin bill e o the senate and gave s:-cond reading to t L egisat and the supply bill or ill to, ix the - State levy and the levy in each coun ty. The State levy is left at 5 mills. The following are the items as dapted for the several counties in ad ditiofn to the gencral levy of 5 mills e and the :.i mill school tax. Alhbeville- For ordinary county pur 3poses 21 mills: 1 mlii for roads: paSt in debtediness, 1 1nill. Aiken County--For ordinary county tax and pist indebtedness. 3 mills. enderson-rdinary county purpo ses, 31 mills: past indebtedness, 1 mill. Banberg-Ordinarily county pu rpo ses 4 mills: past indebtedness i mill. Barnwell-Ordinary county purposes :1 mills:'to repay loani. . milD. Beaufort-Ordinary county purposes 41 mills: sinking fund. I iil. Berkeley--Ordiiiary county purposes 4 mills. Charleston-(The Charleston delega t tion imade no report. Ch erokee-Ord inary county purposes 1 mill: for public roads I mill: for r 1road river b:idge. 1 mill. and special e provision for railroad bonds in certain townships. Chest er-Ordinary purposes.3i. mills: int crest, c railroad bonds, 1 miill. Ciiesterfield-iFor ordinary purposes,. i4 mills Clarendon--3 mills: for jail purposes. mills. t Golleton-Ordinary purposcs.5 mills: past indebtedness, 1 mill: interest on d railroad bonds, I of one mill: interest on horrowed money. i mill. Darlington-Ordi nary purposes 4 mills: past indebtedness. 1 mill. Dorchester-Four and r mills: inter est on county bonds. * * mill; interest and sinking fund, Greenpond and Wal - terboro railroad, LMill. Edgetield-Ordinary purposes, 44 mills: past indebtedness, mill. Fairtield-Ordi nary purposes and past indebtedness 4 mills. Florence-Ordinary purposes, .:1 1 mills. Green ville-For ordinary county tax 3 1-2 mills: for interest on Air Line k- railroad bonds, 3-4 of one mill; for in terest on Greenville and Laurens rail road bonds, 1-4 of one mill; for past n indebtedness, 1-4 of one mill. r reenwocd-Ordinary purposes, 3 mills: past indebtedness, 1-2 mill. Georgetown-Three mills. IHampton-Ordinary purposes, 4 mills. Iorry-Ordinary purposes, 6 mills: e and in Conway, Bayboro, Greensea and - Simpson Creek townships. 4 mills to pay interest on railroad bonds.. Kershaw-Orinary purposes. 4 mills: interest on railroad bonds. 2 1-2 mills. Lancaster-Ordinary purposes, 4 .mills: for interest on railroaid hands issuled in aid of Cherawx and Chester railroads. :; mill: for ret iing honds ;ssued in aid of' the Chera a nd Ches ster railroad, and to be usedl ifo no n 01 her purpose. 1 mill: for thew payment f of interest on railroatd boinds, sp)ecial levey for reprective town ships. - Laurens-(Or d inary purposes, : 3-4 mills: additional road purposes, 1 mili: h interest on railroad bonds. and to re tire railroad bonds. 2 1-2 mills. Lexington-Ordinary purposes, :31-2 mills: past indebtedness, 1-2 of one mill. n Lee-Ordinary purposes and past in C debtedness, 4 mills: to create a sink e ing fund 1-2 mail]... Marion-Ordinary purposes, :3 milhs: for roads. 1 mill: for past indebted eness. 1 1-4 mills. (The Marion dee g ation had a diil'erence in regard to wbether or no't to invest a clause re stricting the county commissioners to :the amounts appropriated. This pro vision was tinally adopted1.) -mls Marlboro-Ordinary purposes5 ils roads and bridges 1-2 mill; past indebt edness 1 mill. eNewberry-Two 1-2 mills, and 1-2 mill to pay the interest on $10,000 which the county commissioners are authorized to borrow. e Oconee-Four and 1-2 mills. ,0O anteb~urg -Ordinary purposes. - e 1-2 mills: past indebtrduess 1-4 mill. 7 icjkens-Ordinary purposes, 4 :l-4 mills: roads, 1 mill: past indebtedness. 1 -4 mi'Is: for sinking fund. 1 1-2 mills. Richiand-For ordinary county tax. 1 14 mills.: in Columbia towiiship: for t interest on railroad bonds. 1-2 of one nill: for retiring railroad bonds, 1-4 of -one mill: and in addition thereto there ,shall be levied a tax of 2 mills in the shool district of the city of Columbia. Saluda-For ordlinary county pur posecs, 3 mills: for jurors and witnesses and( patst indebtedness. 1 mill: for per mnent improvemnents on public roads, -4 of one mill. Sparitanburg-For ordinary county tax, 4 mills: for interest on railroad bonds. 1 mill: for permanent improve > ment 1- mill; for sinking fund, 1-2 .mill: for counity road tax. 1 mill. Sumter-Three and 1-2 mills. Urnion-Ordinary pur->oses, 4 mills: interest on railroadl bonds. 2 mills: sinking fund, 2 mills; roads, 1 mill. - Williamsburg-Four mills. 3 ork--Four mills and additional items. for townships to pay inte:est on rairoad bonds. PER D)IEM OF sOLONs. Mr. Aos.es then pressed the legisla ive su.ipply or aipproprinition bill which ixest ihe per diem and ileage of t he genra l assenmbly. For t he senators 3 880:0 (if so munch lie niecessairy) is ap ropiaed, and 82 350 for the clerks: for doorkeepers, porters. etc , 81,130; -cont ingent fund $1'00. F~or the per diem and mileage of the house (if so much lbe necessary) $25. .)100: for clerks $2,220: for doorkeepers, laborers, et c.. $1'45O: cunt inogelt fiund 2.000. Thme engrossing department gets 4500 (if so much be necessary to pay the per diem of the solicitors clerks, .laborers, etc. This makes the t otal of all the items as follows: Senate. $12,4 10: house S30, Gio: engrossing department. $4.500. Grand total, $57.580: based on the con stitutional limit of 4) dlays. It is a pleasure to note the success of the Bobbitt Cnemieal Company, of IBalimore, Md.. manufacturers or Rheumacide. which is said to be a very superior' remedy for rheumat ismi and. othei blood diseases. This Company has grown from a small beginn ing un til :t is now one of the most extensive ad ertisers- in the' Lnited States, using news papers and other nmethods. also. . loxi D. Rocke:'ellow, of the Stand Sard Oil Co.. has made a direct appeal Ito the senators of the United States to oppose and do all in their power to prevent antitrust laws. About six senators received telegrams from Rockefellowv stating that his counsel wll see them. THE~ anti-trust bill has passed the national house unanimously, llepuoli cans and l)2mocrats alike toting for it. Somne people believe it is so con structed that it will fail to accomplish a.ythng. and we arc One of them. The F'ivler Curretncy Bill. During the recent campaign Repub lican organs and orators persistently denied that there was any serious In tention of passing the Fowler bill. In spe f the fact that the Fowler bill was reported in the irst session of the present congress by the Republican inajiority of the house committee, RLe publican newspapers and iii some in Saces liepublican con;ressmni who were candidates for re-election. assur ed the people that the Fowler bill was dead beyond all hope of resurrection, and that Demcurats who referred to that measure were merely employing it as a scarecrojw. Notwithstanding these denials the 1Fowler Hill is now being pushed throulh Congress. "It is true," as fhe Commoner say.w. "therc is a difierence between tlie Fowler bil as reported at the last se - sion and the Fowler bill that is now being pushed in the present session. The change in the details of V e measure does not imply any surrender on the part of the mney trust. The change has been made in response to the protest on the part of Repulican members that they dare not enact a lawv contaiuing all the ill-adviserl pre - visions contained in the Fowler bi 1. The money trust, wihile.h not inaking any surrender as to any of the so-call ed 'reform. which they hope to bring about. have yiekled zo the protests of the Republican corgressmen to the extent that they are willing to de mand at this time the adoption of one of the iniquitous features of the Fow IeL bill, holding other features in abeyance. "The old Fowler bill authorized the establishment of branch banks and orovided also for the retirement of the grenbacks. t-gethe- with other pro visions contsEmplated by the policy adopted by t:e so-called Indianapolis monetai-r conference. Republican cauglessmIlan pointed out to the back ers of tiis measure that the time was not yet ripe for the retirement of the greenbacks: the people weresomewhat partial to the greenbacks and it would not be "good politics" to insist upon their retirement at this time. With respect to the branch bank feature, the smaller bankers throughout. the country made such a vigorous pro test against this plan that 31r. Fow ler and his associates thought it in advisable to undertake at this mo ment to push throug a measure pro viding for the branch banks. But one of the most important, if not the most important, features of the old Fowler bill relates to asset currency, and the so-called new Fowler bill as it was reported to the house by the Re publican majority of the committee on banking and currency on January 13. 1903. provides for the assett cur rency. HER FRENCH A FAILURE" The Tragedy of a Blacdng Bottle In the Latin Quarter. She was spending her first month in the Latin quarter of Paris. She spoke English fluently, with a Boston accent. also she spoke German, could make a fair stagger at Italian and knew a few words of Hindoostanee, but of French not a syllable. One morning she found herself in a wrestling match with a bottle of French shoe blacking. The pesky bot tIe. understanding that It had to deal with an alien, refused to give up Its cork. She had no corkscrew of her own and did not know how to ask for one. even If she dared suspect that her next door neighbor might be possessed of the luxury. The tine of her pet fork she had bent on the obstinate plug, the point of her best penknife she had bro ken off short, and nothing remained except to throw the bottle out of a window to get at Its contents. She de cided as a last resort to try breaking the neck off the bottle. With a "stove lid lifter" she administered several cautious taps In the region of the jugu lar of the obstinate neck. "Nothin' doin'." Then she tapped harder still, and the blacking came. All over her fingers it came, all over her light wool en skirt and over much of the fioor and window sill. She decided to have the skirt cleaned and, packing It into a bundle, tripped off to an establishment where she found -embarrassment because she could n'ot understand questions. Final ly she got the drift of the conversation. The cleaners wanted to know what had caused the spot. Fortunately a bottle of shoe blacking was standing near by, and she pointed at this and "oid" and "ouid" until she left in heightened spirits, feeling that she was not helpless and that she had made the cleaners und'erstand. When the skirt was duly returned the following week, it was dyed bla ck.-New York Tribune.. ANIMAL ODDITIES. Breton sheep are not much larger than a fair sized hare. The mandarin duck is one of the most beautiful of aquatic birds. The queen is always at the mercy of the bees and is a slave instead of a ruler. A beetle one-third the size of a horse would be able to pull against more than a dbzen horses. The greyhound, which can cover a mile in a minute and twenty-eight sec onds, is the fastest of quadrupeds. The giraffe, armadillo and porcupine have no vocal cords and are therefore mute. Whales and serpents are also voiceless. The glowworm lays eggs which are themselves luminous. However, the young hatched from them are not pos sessed of those peculiar properties until fter the first transformation. To escape from dangers which men ce them starfishes commit suicide. This Instinct of self destruction Is found only in the highest and lowest scales of animal life. Invited to St. Louis. M1r. F. HI. Hyatt, president of the Good Roads Association of South Carolina has receiv-ed an invitation from W. 11. MIoore. the president of the National Good Roads association to be present at the international and national convention to be held in St. Louis April 27 to Mlay 2, inclusive, be ng in the dedicatory vreek of the Louisiana Purchase exposition. MIr. MIoore asks that Mir. Ihyatt ap point ten delegates to the convention and says that he has written to MIr. E. S. Tessier, Jr., the vice president f the association for South Carolina equesting that he have live repre entatives appointed from each county hrough the road oflicials. The invitation is very elaborate in haracter and is signed by many prom-i inent men of St. Louis, including Gov. D~ockery and David R. Francis presi dent of the exposition. A JERsEY boy drew a revolver on his teacher. " Teacher," insteaa of trembling, promptly spanked him. ,hich was the very best kind of treat nent for such a boy. If to the pure all things are pure the chronic kicker must be a rank wpiman of humanity. -LITTLE ROMANCE Develops in a Virginia Eoonshiner's Case at Court. JOIN D. GAULILEY SENTENCED. Ii.-s "B1rother'' Apperr and Wants il He!p Serve John's Sentence. Te -"rother'' Proves to be J nWi'i*. Into thC sombre, prosae routine of legal business in the United States district court at Rornoke. Va., Friday morning crept as pretty a :t, of ro mance as was ever discovered outside the pages of a modern Twentieth century nove!. The old saying. toar fact is stranoer than ficty)Fn." wS demonstrated in the most remarkable manner possible. and yet there were few in the crowded court room who realized, outside (if a few onlicials, that the love of a woman for a man had tempered the hand of justice in one particular case. and that there had been disclosed a tender story of devo tion and self-sacritice that has few parallels in the history of grim court procedure. Arraigned before the bar, were twc prisoners charged with a common of fense against the United States reve nue laws, viz., retaining moonshine whiskey without a license. Their names were respectively John 1). and M. M. Gaultley. They were arrested on a joint warrant served on them in the mountains of Tazewell county. On being arraigned in court they were the-cynosure of all eyes. so great was the contrast in their physical ap pearance. John D. Gaultley, the tall er of the two, is a man of fine propor tions. a typical rugged mountaineer, standing six feet five, weighing 28Z pounds, and clad in the .picturesque rough dress suggestive of the soil it selr. His massive throat was guilt less of a collar save one formed by thE thicK woolen shirt he wore, and from his heavy, mud-bespattered boots tc his ruddy looking face, be was a uni quo tigure. By his side, stood a smaller figure, as straight as a shingle, but so much more diminutive in fact. as to arouse the immediate interest oi all present. This was M. M. Gaultley, presumably a brother of the man whc towered nearby. The younger prisoner was dressed it the same rough garb as the man above described, even to the coarse woolen shirt, big-legged trousers and red topped boots. Bet there was some thing in the bearing of the younger of the two-perhaps it was the frail ness of the figure, or perhaps it may have been the plaintive, frightened look turned. towards the begowned judge-that riveted the attention o: all present on the smaller prisoner apparently abou t tive feet three inches and weighing 125 pounds. Botu pri soners, at the instigation of counsel, pleaded guilty to the cha'rge against them. .J udge Henry Clay McDowell, in measured tones sentenced the larger of the two, John D., to derve sis months in jail, and pay a fine of $100. A look of sympathy idashed from thE younger prisoner, whose black eyes and comely face still held the atten tion of all. Something in the mannez of the latter had aroused the sympa thy of the prosecuting attorneys,who, amid a breathless silence. :urned tc the grave judge and asked that a nolle prosse be entered against the smaller prisoner, on account of apparent youth fulness. The judge assented~and after giving the prisoner a severe lec tre, ordered that the papers for a for.aal dismissal be prepared. The prisoner turned to the judge. and in a pleading manner, asked to be allowed to serve a portion of "Brother John's' sentence. This, the judge denied, and ordered the prisoner removed. The prisoner again begged the court to be allowed to go to jail .with "Brother John," and again the judge refused. On being taken to -their cells, the Gaulteys were visited by the jailer, his intention being to release the smaller prisoner on an order from the court. Something in the behavior of M. M. Gaultley, however, aroused the suspicion of the wise keeper of the bastile, and the awkward manner in which some of the garments were ar ranged, as well as a feminine air, caused the jailer to put forth some in quiries. So suspicious had the jailer grown that he ordered an investiga tion, which quickly revealed the fact that M. M. Gaultley was a fully devel oped woman. Then it was that the young moonshiner stated that she was the sister of John D. Gaultley. After further questioning, however, she broke down. and amid womanish tears she told her story-that she was the big man's wife, and not his sister certainly not his brother, as the reve nue ollicers had supposed; of bow she had, more than a year ago, adopted male attire, so as to be able to assist her husband in his work: of the war rant being sworn on them, when her husband alone was guilty of the crime. Asked why she had sought punish ment when she bad been exonerated by the court, the wr' man declared her only object was to be by her husband's side, and to work out with him, the sentence imposed by the court. The Gaultleys moved to Tazewell county, this State, from Alleghany county, N. C.. a 'year ago, and have passed as brothers ever since coming to Virginia. Mrs. Gaultiey was re leasedand will be furnished with pet ticoats before leaving for her moun tan home. The case will no doubt, call to mind some of the experiences f Little'' Bill Ihoward of the Dark Corner of Greenville county.-Colum bia State. Pointed Paragraphs Too much recreation fails to re reate. There has never been a reduction in the wages of sin. Most men enjoy being found out >y the bill collector. Fishes should get together and adopt a uniform scale. Its easier to make good resolutions than to break bad habits. An honest man would, rather be nderrated than overrated. Love has made many a young man too near sighted for military service. It is the auctioneer's hammer that rivets atten tion and clinches bargains. An innocent looking banana skin is often the first step in a downward career. Many a prominent man has ceased o work at it after the votes were ounted. A good workman is like a pair of* hars: shuns up when he goes to, TME SPELLiNUERO. W's Entraned into and Hs Pnce 1 Modern Polities. - The spellbinder made his appear i :.nce coincidently with the dude in the early eighties; at least, the names arose at about that time. The two types of men have existed since the first spellbinder persuaded his brothcr troglodytes to form the first tii11.1 goV ernment and the _rst duie dis!inu:s' ed himself from his felows l. scrap ing the sea mud from his h.iry -inil: before gulping down the molus whose high heaped sllls were to be the kitchen middens of the archicol ogist. The young Republicans who went forth converted to Democracy in the Blaine campaign and with the zoal of new converts held their audiences spellbound as they wove chaplets of rhetorical flowers about the hcad of the Democratic candidate were the first spellbinders, I think. to wear the title. It was swiftly adopted. however. ladis criminately for all political speakers The spellbinders of 1S04. rightly or t wrongly, at least left their party for conscience's sake and gave their serv ices to their cause. Even today a ma jority of political speakers are abso lutely unpaid. Of course one hears stories of fees of $10,000 paid to a not ed Democrat for campaign services against Mr. Bryan in 1896 and of fees of $300 a night palu to a noted inde pendent who opposed Mr. Harrison. In addition, however. to congressmen and senators and state and local ofiteehold ers who give their services. there are hundreds of speakers of various po litical faiths who neither hold nor ex pect to hold public office who would regard the offer of payment for a po litical speech. as an insult. Neverthe less, the spellbinder must get what comfort'he can from the triumph of his I cause, for the world will not credit him with disinterestedness, and his best friends, out of politics, think him hired. o The orator of an earlier generation has had his day. The modern spell binder, like the man of business, the soldier, the Salvation Army evangelist, I concerns himself more with results I than conventional methods, with mat- i ter rather than form.-Colonel Curtis I Guild, Jr., in Scribner's. "0 Rare Ben Jonson!" A setting of Ben Jonson's "Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes" was pub lished recently by the Wa-Wan Press at Newton Center, Mass. In a few weeks there came a letter from a woman who had been a singer in light opera, but who quit the stage because I she could make a better living popular izing songs by singing them into the g phonograph. She wrote from a small I New York town, addressing the letter to Mr. Ben Jonson, Nedton Center. It read: Dear Sir-For $5 I will include your 4 song, "Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes," in my new catalogue of phono graph records and will also send you a record of the same. The letter was answered by Arthur Farwell, the composer, in this strain: Dear Madam-As Jonson was a pal of BIl Shakespeare's he Isn't with us at the present time. In any case, .he would - not sanction this expenditure of a sum which might be so much more satisfac torily applied at the Mermaid tavern.I We feel that the last three centuries have sutficiently heralded his name abroad to make it unnecessary to resort to the phonograph in the present emergency. -New York Tribune. Two Frock Coats. The Paris Figaro thinks that the day of frock coats is over, reasoning from a circumstance which lately occur'red at Ostend. During the international race w'eek King Leopold gave a lunch eon party and invited a famous Eng lish gentleman rider, one of the Yan derbilt family, M. de B., an - eminent French turfite and the consul of a great power. The card of invitation bore in the corner the words "In frock coat." Now, M. de B. had no frock coat with him, so he went downstairs and, find ing the manager, begged his frock coat for a couple of hours. The manager readily consented, but said, "I mast explain to M. le Comte that this Is not my best frock coat, which' I should readily have placed at his disposal had I not already lent it to M. Vanderbilt." The explanation of the matter doubt less is that the gentlemen did not think they would need these garments of form and ceremony on a racing trip to Ostend. "Private" John Allen's 'eat. Ex-Congressman John All T, known as 'Private" Allen, because 1 was the only private in the Confede- ste army, I was standing on Pennsylvania'avenue, Washington, recently, watching the Grand Army of the Republic parade', With hi-n were two ladies. As the multitude of Grand Army men swept by, Private Allen was visibly m pressed. After several hours had elapsed Charles A. Edwards, secretary of the Democratic congressional. com mttee, came along. Allen greeted him, stopped him and said: "Edwazqls, how long has this paradeI been going along?" "Four hours and a half," replied Mr. Edwards after consulting his watch. Mr. Allen heaved a sigh, turned to the ladies and said in a tone of melan choly pride: "Just see what I held at bay for four years."-New York Times. Queen Alexandra's Dainty Fad. Queen Alexandra's especial fad has ~ a daintiness well In keeping with her personality. It is that of having her - pocket money made perfectly clean and bright before she fingers it. When ever a check Is turned into hard cash for her use the coins are scrubbed In a lather of spirits of wine, water and soap before being placed in her purse, and any change that may be tendered her when making purchases Is taken charge of by the lady in waiting until it has been subjected to a like process of purification.- hiladelphia Telegraph It is bad enough to know you are a fool but it is far worse to let others know it. Thle highest-priced theater is the one that giv-es a 10 cent show for ha~f a-dollar. Somehow nearly everything a wo man wants is on the other side of a barbed-wire fence.h lHusbands and wives have to quarrel a w times .n order to satisfy them- * selves that it is foolish to quarrel. If the averagze man would quit ~ looking for soft snaps and stick to his regular job hie would be better oit w finanially.-Chic2ago Newvs. Brain Leaks. Easy won seldom lasts. The fool never profits by his mis takes.-a Cheerupathy is the best schiool of i medicine. A happy memory is the best staff p for old age. f If prayer alone saved heaven would be easily won. - l The home homelike means the it: stret brwylesr HOT FROM tEF~t - War CorrespOfdent'snd Hls StOee of a Gr'eat Etvent. Newgathering, not fighting Is the - :de of the war correspondent But t is news at -ny personal cost, and a ine unpremeditated heroism often goes vith the gathering of it. 01e morning after the siege of Paris, vhen the city was believed in London :o be still in the hands of the com nune. Sir Joha Robinson, manager of he Daily News of London, reached iis o!fice to find the late Archibald "orbes lying on the floor asleep, his tea en a postoffice directory, while he printers were hard at work on his nanuscript. the story of "Paris In lames." a most vivid description of he list days of the commune. "Forbes had telegraphed from Dover nuouncing his coming." said Sir John lobinson, "the printers had been wait ng, and thus the country heard of hose terrible days for the first time. "London was ablaze with excite nent. Bouverie street was impassable bh ough the newsboys shrieking for opies. and in parliament Mr. Glad tone w:as questioned that afternoon ud ecul:1 orly say he hoped the story r.as cx:gg:rted. -When Forbes wakened from his lumber amid all this turmoil, what a pectacle he was' His face Was black vith powder. his eyes red and in lamed. his clothes matted with clay md (lust: lie was a dreadful picture. le had been compelled to assist the -omuniiists in defending a triangular "ace pIon which three detachments >f the Versailles troops were firing, mnd had actually taught the citizens iow to build a barricade." By aid of dummy dispatches ad ressed to Lord Granville and the iueen. Forbes escaped from this breatening triangle and wrote all the vay to England. being the solitary 2ssenger on the mailboat. - Youth's 7: 3ompanion. The Apology Was Stil Worse. A philanthropic lady visited the asy un at Kingston, Canada. says Brook yn Life, and displayed great interest n the inmates. One old man partica arly gained her compassion. "And how long have you been here, ny man?" she inquired. "Twe-ve years," was the answer. "Do they treat you well?" "Yes." - "Do they feed you well?' "Yes." After addressing- a few more ques Ions to him the visitor passed on. :She ioticed a broad and broadening snul m the face of her attendant and oa Lsking the cause heard with conster lation that the old man -wag none oth r than Dr. Clark, the superintendent She hurried back to.make apologles low successful she was may be gath red from these words: "I am very ;rry. Dr. Clark. I will never be gov urned by appearances again." Origin of the Cannon. It is a curious fact that the first can on was east at Venice. It was called "bombard." and was invented and mployed by General Pisani in a war ainst the Genoese. The original. >ombard. which bears the date of 330. is still preserved and stands at he foot of Pisani's statue at the'ar enai. The bombard threw a stone 100 >ounds in weight: but another Vene ian general. Francisco Barde,i >roved it until he was able to handle Scharge of rock and bowlders weigh ng 3,000 pounds. It proved disatrous o him, however, for one day during he siege of Zara, while he was oper ting his terrible engine, he was hurled >y it over the walls ,and instantly illed. The Lipari Islands. From. the Lipari islands of mnytholo y, the abode of Zolus, the ruler of he winds, and the scene of.-his meet ng with Ulysses. to the Lipari Islands f today is a very far cry- Indeed. ['here are no hotels, and the islands .re almost unknown to tourists, while he 13.000 inhabitants are almost In a tate of primitive and patriarchal sim iicity. They tender their services vol ntarily as guides and refuse payment, egarding all visitors as their guests. he donkey is the only means of loe ation. Horses are unknown In the sland. A Cinnabar Mine. A very curious old mine with many omantic associations is that at Quin *io, in the' United States of Colombia, rhere cinnabar, the ore of mercury, as been wrought from the time of be earliest Spanish exp~lorers, almost 00 years ago, ag a spot 10,000 feet bove the sea. Its locality is further emarkable as teing one of the wet- f est places on the globe. It Is excep-J ional for the rain to cease throughout be greater part of the year. Inexpensive Garment. "Yes," said the soprano In the choir~ ft, "religion Is absolutely free and rithout price." "And yet," grumbled the basso pro undo, "it isconsidered Qiite the thing o make a cloak of that cheap mate ial."-Baltimnore News. Too Much. Clara-Didn't you find Charlie Cia leton too fresh ? Maud-I should say so. I didn't-mind Is kissing me, but I thought it was to. :ch when he asked me to be his~ wife. -Life. As Soon as Possible. Diner-Waiter, bring me a napkin. Waiter-lu a moment, sir; give you be first one that is vacant.-Bostonl *ranscript. Sure Test. "I don't know whether she sings or "You would if you heard her." 'uck. True Christianity does not work in hL :our shifts. Keep Trying wins before Keep h[ig gets started. People who denounce gossip should fuse to listen to it. Money will purchase pleasure. but ppiness must be won. A heart without faith is fertile i for the seds of despair. Yesterday is for regret. tomorrow r rest, today for endeavor. Show How leads a winning crusade he Tell Hlow beats a hasty retreat., To many men do not learn how to re until their time has come to die. e who always looks on the bright ~e always enjoys good moral eye Somec people sing "Jesus paid it all"1 id imagine that they have a receipt fall. Thie man who takes no interest in litics is not easily aroused to work r good government. When a man complains about "yel w journalism" it is pretty safe td ame dark scheme.