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E. L. I'ASSMORE, Publisher.
The statue which the United. States
will unveil to the memory of Count
Jean Baptiste de fyjchambeau, in
Washington, on May 24, will be a
fitting tribute to a man who ren
dered great service to the American
, republic.
Immigration continues to increase,
and but for an accidental delay the
record of arrivals for one day would
have been broken recently. One re
sult of Prince Henry's visit to the I agreed to without discussion. The asser
Dnited States is a decided gain in jS&dSSS
the number of German immigrants.
t- ;
, Compiled from Various Sources.
In the senate, on the 14th, the day's
session was devoted to further consider
ation of the Chinese exclusion dim,
Forakcr (O.) and McLaurin (8. C.) P"
Teller (Col.) spoke for the bill, arguing
that the right to abrogate treaties was
fully recognized. Mr. uoage -
notice of an amendment to strike out the
clause prohibiting the employment of
Chinese sailors on American "hjps..
the house most of the day was devoted to
further discussion ot tjuoan reuipiuu",
the conference report on tne posi
nee bill having first been reported.
In the senate, on the 16th, the debate
on the Chinese exclusion bill was contin
ued and practically concluded. Two
amendments, striking out the definition
as to Chinese students and teachers, were
1 The Cubans seem to show little in
terest in the date set for their inde
pendence day. Some time in the fu
ture they will realize their mistake
in insisting on a separate sovereign
ty, and then will come a big hurrah
over annexation. But they must have
their fling first.
During the past few months the
prices of meat have been raised in an
apparently arbitrary manner. While
it is true that the farmers are re
ceiving high prices for their stock,
most of the profits go into the hands
of the packers. The law of supply
and demand does not explain the cost
to consumers.
by Mr. Spooner, who said tne oppowiiuu
to the bill was entirely due to its conflict
with tha trAntv in tne nouao, wiui
the close of the Cuban reciprocity debate,
th. ic h.h Ditnniinpnii that all danger 01
the bill being weighted down with unde
sirable amendments waa over, and the
passage of the bill as it came from tne
committee was assured.
In the senate on the 16th. the drastic
Chinese exclusion bill, originally framed
by senators and representatives from the
Pacific coast, was defeated, and the sub
stitute measure, offered by Senator Piatt
(Conn.), containing the provisions of the
present exclusion law, and also applying
tnat exclusion to an tne insular wrniwi
under the Jurisdiction of the United
States, was passed 76 to 1. The senate
then made the Philippine civil govern
ment bill the unfinished business In
the house, a motion to close general de
bate on the Cuban reciprocity bill on the
18th, at 3 p. m., was carried by a vote of
153 to 123. Thirty-three republicans voiea
against the motion, and 32 democrats
voted with the great body of republicans
in favor of it. The general debate on the
bill was featureless.
In the senate, on the 17th, Mr. Morgan
(Ala.), chairman of the isthmian canal
r?(iTTimlttf!fi. made a four-hours' speech,
comparing the desirability and practica
bility oi tne jNicaraguan h-iiu jreuicuua.
routes, strenuously favoring the selection
of the former. The Chinese exclusion bill
passed by the senate was substituted to
rhn house bill In the house, the dis
cussion of the Cuban reciprocity bill was
continued, the feature of the debate being
a speech by Mr. Cushman against the
measure. Many other speeches, for and
against the bill, were made. Mr. Loud
(Cal. declared that directly and indirect
ly Cuba already had cost the United
States one thousand million uouara.
In the senate, on the 18th, 55 private
pension bills and a few other unimportant
il.i i j . . - . measures were uassu, alter whjuii mo
uiui, E-ugitinu was going 10 put a tax . hill to nrovlrle a temnorary form of kov-
upon bread and drop free trade. The ' eminent for the Philippine islands was
.l.ona 5 , .,, , , . ., read and the committee amendments were
cnange, if it comes, will be due to the agreed to tentatively, but no action on the
burdens which the Ttnpi- xenr lto Sm. ! bill was taken In the house the Cu-
nraAA Tl - v .I . . ban reciprocity bill was passed by the
posed, the war has cost in the neigh- overwhelming majority of 247 to 52, the
borhood of $900,000,000 already, and ruling of the chair -in committee of the
fcnncrli Ji on t i whole on the question of the germaneness
inougn tne end is probably near, the amonant tn m th ifrr-
expenditure will be kept up at a large ential from refined sugar during the eX-
vided for in the bill having first been over
ruled by a vote of 171 to 130, and the
amendment adopted In committee, 164 to
105, and later in the house by the
still larger majority of 199 to 105, 64 re
publicans voting with the democrats
for the amendment.
Macedonians are reported to be
planning an invasion of Turkey. It is
almost literally true that the Turks
would rather fight than eat, for their
religion teaches them that death in
battle is the short road to paradise.
The ardent Macedonians should not
forget to look over the history .of the
recent attempt of the Greeks to meet
a Turkish army.
Sir Robert Peel wbuld turn over in
his grave if he could hear the reports
figure for a few years yet.
Belgium's strikes grow graver as
time passes. Almost all sorts of trou
bles which beset any of the conti
nental European nations have a po
litical aspect somewhere or other,
and there is a decidedly large in
gredient Qf politics in these Belgium
demonstrations. The singing of the
"Marseillaise" by the people and by
some of the military is a sign of the
times which justifies the authorities
in their fears.
No preacher could command so
vast an audience for a lifetime as
that preached to through the press
by T. DeWitt Talmage unless he pos
sessed a deep insight into the moral
needs of humanity and had powerful
qualities as a teacher, adTiser and
philanthropic friend. For seventeen
years the Talmage sermons have been
printed, each week, in response to a
regular demand. This fact is unique
in its way in newspaper experience
and speaks for itself.
The announcement that a consider
able force of additional . British
troops is about to be sent to Ireland
to aid the thousands already there
and the thousands of the .royal Irish
constabulary in enforcing the coer
sion act brings Ireland once more to
the front in British politics. Ac
cording to reports the new troops,
which will consist of English and
Scotch soldiers, will be sent to Ire
land within a month, and then the
old policy of suppression which has
become familiar to readers of the
history of Ireland will be resumed.
With reference to the shipments of
horses to South Africa, it may be
noted that within the past two fiscal
years there has been shipped to that
destination from the two North Amer
ican countries, the United States and
Canada, a total of 54,035 head of
horses a number almost equal to
the aggregate exports from the Unit
ed States to all countries for the en
tire twenty-year period previous to
1894 .To this may be added shipments
of mules from the United States to
the same destination probably aggre
gating an approximately equal num
In the death of Gen. Wade Hamp
. ton at his home in Columbia, S. C,
one of the most prominent characters
of the civil war passed off the Stage
of action. Gen. Hampton was a typi
cal southerner of the old school
high-souled, chivalric and honorable;
a gentleman in the truest sense of
the word a Boldier of the first rank
and a statesman of much more than
average degree. The general lived to
the ripe old age of 84 years, passing
away loved and Respected by all who
knew him, and leaving a memory that
will be honored by the people of his
On the 17th Martin Tobin died at
the hospital in Kansas City, Mo., of
blood poisoning, the result of his fin
ger being bitten, a month, ago by
John McVoy.
On the 18th the house of represen
tatives, having first voted to remove
the differential from refined sugar
during the existence of the . reciproc
ity agreement, adopted the Cuban re
ciprocity bill by the overwhelming
vote of 247 to 52, 124 republicans vot
ing with the democrats, and ten dem
ocrats voting against the measure.
On the 18th the district attorney
filed, in the criminal court at Denver,
Col., information against James J.
Noce, David Mosconi and J. McPhar
land, promoters and managers of the
Denver Coursing club, Charging them
with cruelty in chasing and mutila
ting rabbits, and also with having in
terferred with, assaulted, kicked and
beaten Secretary Whitehead, of the
Humane society, who sought to pre
vent the coursing.
On the 18th the secretary of slate
transmitted to the senate a communi
cation from United States Minister
Conger, inclosing a protest from the
Chinese government against the ex
clusion of Chinese from the Philip
pine islands.
On the 18th President Loubet at
tended the opening of the new salon
in the grand Palais des Champs Ely-
see, Paris. The critics found that the
exhibits were rarely above mediocre
There was no great picture. Several
Americans, nowever, received warm
Owing to the increasing trade be
tween Hamburg and the United
States, the latter, it is understood,
has decided to raise its consulate at
Hamburg to a consulate-general.
That portion of the Rosebud Indian
reservation to be opened for settle
ment he coming summer contains
400,000 acres.
On the 18th the North Montana
Bound-Up association, at Helena;
Mont., adopted a resolution, protest
ing against the reinspection of stock
by the inspectors of Colorado and
Wyoming while in transit from the
south to northern ranges, when fed
eral inspectors have given a certifi
cate of health for them;
On the 18th the body of George
Crowley, a junk dealer, of Council
Groves, Kas., was found floating in
the Neosho river, near Emporia. A
large stone was fastenedl to the body
with barbed wire, and n the head
were marks as of blows ;cm a club.
Ilia partner, George Dumloope, who
has disappeared, is usptted cf the
Mississippi Matters f
. T-n miaDVHAM DflWFP.
Inasmuch as there has Deen mum
niake brighter and j
lag days of the reunion. 1
No season would be allows
vy tne rumor-make v "
E developed and nm. "liaoi
j5 mor relative to the l,
Vstructlon of a hundred
- K lar for two n u-
" ' luree. or ...
said and published relative to the es
tablishment of the great Presbyterian
School for Girls, we herewith give the
resolutions adopted by the eynodical
committee at its meeting in tne First
cuurch, Jackson, last week:
"Inasmuch as there have Deen pre
sented to the synod's committee on
nomination of a place for the location
of the synodical college of young wom
en a number of propositions from
cuies, accompanied with earnest in
vitations to visit these cities to see
nffpred. and this to be
done at the expense of the places mak
ing the invitation, and inasmuch as the
committee can get a better knowledge
of the sites offered by being on the
ground; be it .
"Resolved, That the committee vian
these places, as invited, during me
second week in June.
"Further, That the committee will
expect all offers of si.tes to be made
In legal form, at the time of their
visit, and at the same time any bonus
that mav be offered is to be in a form
that will be received by banks.
"Further, That all offers are to be
open to acceptance by the synod until
after its meeting in November next. '
"Further, That these offers are con
ditioned on location of said school at
the place making the offer.
"Further, That all notes that may
be included in said' offers are to fall
due when contract is let and work
begun on said college."
The towns applying for the school
are Winona, Brandon, Holly Springs,
Pontotoc, Jackson, Meridian and Ox
ford. Delegates from, these places
went before the committee ana set
forth their advantages. . ,
It is greatly to uie credit or eur
State that the people in all sections
are so actively interested in the Beau
voir plan. The camps of veterans, the
Sons and Daughters everywhere seem
imbued with a desire to aid in the
early consummation of this noble
work, and the larger towns are hav
ing enthusiastic public meetings, at
which much good is being done. The
purchase of Beau voir is not the only
good that will result from this move
ment. It is bringing the young peo
ple together in that best of all ways-
united labor for a noble cause. At
the present rate Beauvoir will at an
early date be the beloved possession of
the veterans. May the homeless ones
find there a resting place through
many years of peace and happiness.
great number of thousai
easy t0 raise on paper) hoteh
son. The past winter ha , Jf
tleularl, proline In
alone; thin lino r,.i
to sav that whi . .. are m
. (um0ra
and rumors may ge," there 1, ,
tado. Missouri. Mississippi, Georgia,
South Carolina, Arizona, New Mexico
and Oklahoma. Bills for the same
purpose are pending in the Legisla
tures of other States. Where the
State Legislatures will not meet in
time, or are hampered by constitu
tional restrictions, the people have
. i i m .IHvon Af T ,. 1 . - .
taken the matter. in nanu, as m w vl .iauii wno, with
ana Aricansas, ana common" uwu o B aueaa with k,
. il. i. mtmnIAll .1 . . .
that their exhibits snau De tne muoi
attractive displays at the fair. Nearly
all the States referred to will have
splendid buildings on the exposition
site, and Illinois, Missouri, Texas,
Kansas, Arkansas and West Virginia building, the value of materials
have already selected the grounds lor o extensive control of these
their buildings.
It would be well for some of the
critics among the newspaper folks
. .B luo om u;aWar( j,
and making of it a comfort.M.1
modious and thoroughly Jj
"ilu io,uu, guided ami
nuiiou ma great know,
Ten oil mills in course' of erection
at one time; in old Mississippi is a
pretty' good record. And the best
thing about it is that there will be
quite as many more going up in a few
months. This is a great thing for the
State; but it will be . greater when
every oil faul can claim kin with a
cotton mill nearby. Then, indeed,
will cotton prove his title to King,
and his realm will be a royal one.
Her friends - and her admirers
throughout the State and wherever
else her gifted pen is known will re
gret the retirement from journalistic
fields of Mrs. Hala Hammond Butt of
the Clarksdale Challenge. This gifted
young Mississlppian has won an en
viable reputation tn her chosen work
and her retirement is a loss to the
Mississippi press.
The State Medical Association held
its thirty-fifth annual meeting in
Jackson last week, with a large
number of the State's leading phy
sicians in attendance. A fine pro
gramme was carried out at each ses
sion and some splendid papers were
read and discussed. Mississippi is
blessed far above many of the States
of the Union in her superb physicians,
(anu some of the people at large) to
read over with care the following sen
sible editorial in a recent issue of the
Ellisville News, from the forcible pen
of Mat Gray: .
"No matter whether you agree with
the Governor upon his choice of a
World's Fair' Bureau, and with the
bureau upon its choice of a commis
sioner or not, there is but one thing
for the loyal Mississippian now to do, DUSjnesa
ana mai is w coniriDUie oy every -means
in his power to the exhibit
made by Mississippi at St. Louis. The
hews would be glad to see the City
Council take action by appointing a
committee of patriotic citizens to see
that an exhibit be prepared here in
Ellisville as well as for the eounty.
Every citizen has a direct interest in
the exhibit to be made, and every one
should do all in his power to add to
the effectiveness of the exhibit. The
value of such advertising is direct and
very great
rials, Mr. I. C. Enochs can do as
as any oiner man with twice or
iuo biuuuui ne is putting info
notei. Ana when he gays that
son will have a good hotel, it is
tied fact that the traveling
henceforth to eat in comfort and
w wucic uukb Biooa the and
i....uing known to fame as the
wards House. The house win
closed May 1 for remodeling, ,
when it is opened Jackson will M
a good hotel, despite the fact that
rumor-makers had no hand in
This is not the first
thing for Jackson that Mr. Enochs j
done in his unostentatious but m)
effective way. He and his broth!
have helped to make a city of
town they found when they located'
In reply to a number of letters hi
correspondents over the State,
take this means of stating that up
the hour of this writing the Govern
and his associates of the bureau hi
not given out any appointments, iJ
The principal need of the ' bave they, or Commissioner Henry,
Tha St. Loull Fair.
The World's Fair Bulletin (official
organ ) announces that Mississippi is
considering the matter of exhibiting
her lumber resources in the form of a
diminished reproduction of her new
million dollar State House, designed
by Theodore C. Link of St. Louis, who
has consented to supervise the repro
duction. In the same issue it rejoices be
cause "a telegram from Jackson, Miss.,
March 13, states that plans are on
toot to raise $50,000, in addition to
the $50,000 appropriated by the Legis
lature, and get up a Mississippi dis
play eclipsing that of any other
Southern State at the World' Fair."
In speaking of the favorable report
from home and foreign lands, the Bul
letin says provision for Slate exhibit
has been made in New York, Penn
sylvania, Ohio, . Illinois, Wisconsin,
Minnesota, Kanfas, Nebraska, Colo-
State at this time is capital for its
development The World's Fair will
present the resources and opportuni
ties to millions of people, many of
whom are seeking , opportunities for
profitable investment. Aid all you
can." .....
When the people of Mississippi (who
love a real hero and will stand by
one who is unfairly treated to the
great limit of a steadfast loyalty)
learned that Admiral Schley Intended
to visit Memphis, hundreds, even thou
sands, of them began to plan so that
they, too, might visit the great Ten.
nessee city which 1 so largely made
up of Mississippi people and Missis
sippi interest. . Hence the Joy of
these thousands, as well as of many
thousands more, was greatly intensi
fied last week when the news was re
ceived that the ''beloved admiral" was
to come to Mississippi. During his
recent absence from home Gov. Lon
glno had a personal interview with
the admiral and this contemplated
visit Is the result. The cities of Jack
son, Vlcksburg and Meridian are to be
honored by his presence and a goodly
number of our people will eather at
these points to greet him. Each of 1 the bureau
the cities distinguished by his favor
is arranging for his entertainment on
an elaborate scale, and the rugged old
hero of Santiago and of the "Court
of Inquiry" , (?) will doubtless be
made to realize that he has friends
and lota of them in the State of Mis
sissippi. He will be in Jackson on
May 1. A fairer season could not
have been chosen for his visit, and
he will doubtless find his pathway
strewn with the flowers of nature as
well as with the fragrant blooms of
friendship and the laurels of admiration.
The population of Mississippi is
somewhat decreased this week, and a
census of the Lone Star State, if taken
now, would doubtless show a wonder
ful though temporary Increase in
population. Every train that left the
State from Friday, the 18th inst, up
to the last day of the limit was full
and overflowing with Confederate vet
eran and their families and friend.
We believe and hope that every camp
in the State wai well represented by
the gallant old soldiers. And we also
beueve that every camp had a gpon
or and every sponsor her retinue of
maids. At any rate, the train pass
ing through Jackson had more fair
maiden than old soldier aboard. But
thi eeemed to be Just what the veter
ansgallant to the last desired, and
they seemed to be finding the girls
of today almost as charming a were
those of "Auld Lang Syne." Indeed,
the bright eyes and rosy lips, with
counties other charms, of the rirls
they left behind them forty years ago
seemed all to live again In their
daughters and . granddaughters the
girl they took along with them to
yet decided upon the matters of it
interest to the public. When they
they will, we feel sure, communis
their decisions to the people, in irh
interest they are laboring. Tho wo
before them is great in its scope, a:
they have a high duty to perform
the proper performance ot the tail
assigned them by the State. Hem
it is only Juet to them and to the v
pie that they go about the whole mi
ter with deliberation and give Itcai
ful thought ,Tney are now postii
themselves on the matter in Its ere
phase, reading and studying about
past .exposition, informing themseli
a to what the State can exhibit, i
they will ' also visit St. Louis, to
over the flejd and do the very bi
they can for the State in the locati
of her buildings, etc. As these this
are decided upon, the public will
informed. ' -
, As to the correspondents who,
interested in the woman's ei
(and in particular the correspoi
from Warren county), we can only!
as yet that we feel sure the women
the State will not suffer at the hai
of the Governor, the commissioner
The State of Mississi;
has made name and fame through
the land because of the Justice w
which (unsought) she has treated!
women, and because of her splem
generosity to her girls. Now that i
has given them the training and
opportunity to carve out their bn
careers, we feel sure that they i
have a fair showing and courtei
treatment in Mississippi's exhibit
the Louisiana Purchase Exposition.
As to the proposition that the w
en atart out to raise a supplemei
fnniT. tnr a woman's exhibit With
deference to the distinguished 1:
making the suggestlon-we bell
that It will be better for the SU
better for the exhibit, better for
WOMEK. if we will all Join hands i
work together for Mississippi i
The Washington papers of rec
date were brightened by an exten
account of a brilliant ball which '
given by the Anselm J. McLsu
Camp, Son of Veteran, in one or
handsome ball rooms of that P
social center. The camp having cho
a their Bponsor Senator McUur
daughter, Mis Irene, thi lovely I
wa the center of attraction and
admiration of the great throw
loyal Southerner was showerea
her fair young head. The meeti
of thi organization have grown v
of no mall importance in we
life of Washington, especially
Southern contingent
It is dangerous to mention the w
"insurance" in Vicksburg these oa
and those who know say that tn t
g?r will spread to other cities
early data.

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