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IHGERSOLL'S REAL RELIGION
In Nature We Find the Seed of All that is Good and Evil. How Helifloalsta Change— Chrtatlami Preach Peace, Hot Support Vaut Arsnlea—Money That llaa Been Ex pended In Coatly Church Edifices Conld Have Been IMatrlbnted Where It Would Bave -Done Much More Cood—There Can »ever be a Kutin faetory Solation of the Labor ((lies - tion Except Tlironuli the. Clvillan tlon or Employers and Employed. Chicago, April 12.—Colonel Robert G. Ingersoll spoke before the Militant church congregation today in response to an invitation extended by the pastor, Rev. John Rusk. The Militant church is organized for the purpose of bettering the condition of mankind, regardless of creed or lack of it. Colonel Ingersoll's address, which was given in Hooley's theatre was, in part, as follows: Man has advanced just in the propor tion that he has mingled thought with his work, just in the proportion that he has succeeded in getting his head and hands into partnership. Nature, gener ous and heartless, extravagant and mi serly as she is, is our mother and our only teacher, and she is also the de ceiver of men. Above her we cannot rise, below hor we cannot fall. In her we find the seed and soil of all that is good, of all that is evil. Nature origin ates, nourishes, preserves and destroys. Yet for many years man in all direc tions has relied upon and sincerely be lieved in the existence of the supernat ural. He did not believe in the uniform ity of nature. He had no conception of cause and effect, of the indestructibility of force. For many centuries his only concep tion of morality was the idea of obedi ence, not to facts as they exist in nature, but to the supposed corrtinand of some being superior to nature. By experi ence, by experiment, possibly by acci dent, man found that some diseases could be cured by naturaj means; that he could be relieved in many instances of pain by certain kinds of leaves or bark. This was the beginning. Grad ally his confidence increased In the di rection of the natural and began to de crease in charms and amulets. The war waged for many centuries, but the natural gained the victory. ideas of morality have changed, and millions now believe that whatever produces happiness and well being is in the highest sense, moral. Ceremonies, prayers and inspired books, miracles, special providence and divine interfer belong to the supernatural, and I : was So ence form* no part of real religion. Every science rests on the natural, demon strated facts. So morality and religion must find their foundations in the nec essary nature of things. Ignorance being darkness, what we need is intellectual light. Man should cease to expect any aid from any super natural sourée. By this time he should be satisfied that worship has not created wealth, and that prosperity is not the child of prayer. Man should turn his entire attention to the affairs of the wprld, to the facts in nature. Colonel Ingersoll said that there should be a stop put to the appeal to the savage force. For fifteen hundred years, he said, peace had been preached, yet the civilized world had impoverished itself supporting vast armies and navies Instead of paying these amounts out for the purpose "of killing and preparing to kill our fellow-men," they would better he applied in buHding schools and sup plying the wants of the people, nternational court wherein national differences might be s ttled with the proper solution of the question, he thought. There vas another direction in which energies and wealth of man were wasted. Immense amounts had been paid for the erection of costly church edifices, and vast other sums paid for keeping them up. The returns are remarkably small, said he: the good accomplished does not appear to he great. There is no great diminu tion in crime. The decrease of humor aiity and poverty is hardly perce In towns of 4,000 to 5,000 people C ; Ingersoll would have all churches com bined in one, in a general building. In this building should be the library of the town. It should be the club house of the people; plays should be presented by home talent; rooms for billiards, cards and chess should be arranged. It should be the intellectual center. were "They could ability, possibly of genius," said he, "to address them on Sundays on sub jects that would be of real interest, of real importance. He should base his ploy a gentleman «>f history, philosophy of the of the Greeks. sermons art and the genii him make his congregation Let iversant with the philosophies of the world, the great thinkers, the great poets, the great artists, actors, orators, inventors, captains of industry, Ihe sojdiers of Let them have a Sunday progress. hoo! in which the child made acquainted with the facts of nature, with botany, entomology, something of •n shall be geology and astronomy. In spite of all that has the reformation of the cursed with poverty and crimes, tentiaries, he said, formed into schools and the convicts should be educated and paid a reasonable sum for their labor. Colonel Ingersoll paid a pretty tribute to the home. The more homes, said lie, the broader the foundation of the nation and the more secure. Everything should be done to keep this from being nation of tenants. The done for vor Id, it is still Beni should be trans kshopsand in who cwlti vate the earth should own it. He would except homes from sale not only under execution, but from every description of taxes. In granting divorces, he would give the wife a divorce "if she requested it, if she wanted it." is no danger in demoralizing the world through divorce. He would not allow the man to cast off the wife unless she had flagrantly violated the marriage contract. But for the sake of the community he would grant the woman a divorce for the asking. There would never be a gen eration of great men until there had been a generation of free women. The speaker referred to the labor question and said he saw no satisfactory solution of it except through the civilization of the employers and employed. Great rail roads should pay pensions to their worn out employees and care for them in their old age. The employee must learn to make reasonable demands of his em ployer. Every child snould be taught to be self-supporting and everyone should be taught to avoid being a burden to others as it would shun death. Children should be taught to think, to investigate, to re ly upon the light of reason. Nothing should be taught in any school that the teacher does not know, Beliefs, super stitions, theories should not be treated like demonstrated facts. The child should be taught to investigate, not to believe. To hasten to the coming of the golden dawn of the perfect day, we must educate the children, we must commence at the cradle, at the lap of the loving mother. Let every human being, concluded Col. Ingersoll, do all the good he can and let him build up up the wounds of his fellow creatures and at the same time put forth every ef fort to hasten the coming of the better day. This in my judgment is the real religion. To do all the good you can is to be a saint in the highest and noblest sense. There is in I St. h Alabama Eleetions. Washington, April 14.—Senator Pugh of Alabama today received from his son, J. C. Pugh, the following telegram, giv ing details of the Alabama primaries: "Johnson carried 45 counties, without doubt, Clark only 13, with 7 doubtful. Johnson will have 360 delegates, Clark 94, with 5 doubtful. The legislature free silver by a large majority." Tlte Monterey ColliHien. Washington. April 13—Captain Lud low of the Monterey has reported to the navy department by telegraph the collision yesterday between his vessel and a 3000-ton Sweedish merchantman. The Monterey was lying at anchor at time in Puget souud. The Swedish steamer struck the warship on the star board quarter, dead abeam, denting in one plate below the water line and knocking off three rivet heads. The Swedish steamer was reported to be in danger of sinking at the time of send ing the despatch. The Monterey was ordered to Seattle to go into the new dry dock,meanwhile the Swedish steam er has been libeled for repairs. WYOMINU'M NEW MINERAL WELL Contain* Mal Mo «ta in Almost Pore Mtitte. Green River, April 13.—An analy sis made at the University of Wyoming of the water takfn from the well of the Green River Fuel and Oil company, re veals the discovery of soda of such high quality that it is likely to prove of more commercial value than either the pro duction of natural gas or oil. The ana lysis given by Professor E. E Slosson is as follows: Silica Si02. Iron and alumnia Fez O3 A12 O3. . .10 Sodium sulphate Naa SO4.18 Sodium chiorid Na Cl _ Sodium carbonate Na2 C03 It is claimed that this is the highest sodium carbonate (or sal soda) to be found anywhere in this country in a natural state. Over a quarter of a mil lion dollars has been expended by the Union Pacific Railroad company in ex periments to reduce the sulphate of soda found in the soda lakes of Wyoming to the same condition that can now be obtained in River. Professor Knight, who made an examination of the 5.00 6.58 9174 state at Green ha«| vater put pumped from the Green River well during the past week, states that it con tains in solution about seven pounds of carbonate of soda to every cubic foot of water of seventy pounds, the soda be ing obtained by the simple procesi evaporation, sodit of At Che present carbonate, or sal soda, a e it is holesale d, some n it is deration that the Rock commercially termed, sells at w in Omaha for 1*4 cents per poun thing over $22 per ton. VVhe taken into Springs coal is mined, freight paid to Omaha, sold and retailed at $6.50 per ton, and a profit made on the transaction, there certainly ought to he a profit in handling soda worth $22 per ton. A limited amount of carbonate of soda is manufactured from salt in the east In expensive process, but the principal part Is being imported from England and where it is being manufactured from salt by treating it with sul phuric acid in furnaces. an com Bnrnea to Death. San Francisco, April 13 — Frisk Eras y, a ehild hix years old, as burned to death last night .n a lire which destroyed two houses in the Richmond district. Mrs. Catherine Blume, the child's grand mother' leaped from a two-story window and was seriously injured John Erasmv entered the burning building to save his son and narrowly escaped death hi self. m Kniiied Mud. 1 . ander, VVyo., April 13—A singular phenomenon a shower in this city last night. First red and thei clay fell, followed a little later bv al most black mud yellow I'v'T-lv vho were out in the storm looked as though thev had been churned in a tubful of lud, 60IN6 TO « HOTTER PUCE Tillman's Declaration Made in Denver Yesterday. Ad* lee «Ivre to the Free Kilver Ke pablleana of Colorado — Tillman Thtnka That Teller Should be Sent to the St. Louts Convention with Instruettona Which He Will «ladly ®hey—That la, to Hit Wherever Aie Dee« a Goldbug Head. Denver, April 14.—Senator Tillman is ia Denver, altogether favorable for the democratic convention to be controlled by the free silver wing. He will probably remain in Denver several days. "I am a democrat," said Senator Till man today to Mayor McMurray, "but if I may be permitted to offer a word ©f advice to the free silver republicans ef Colorado, send Senator Teller to the St. Louis convention as chairman of the delegation with instructions, which he will gladly obey, to lead his delegation from the convention ball the McKinley or any other goldbug is inated for president, or any other plat form than one demanding free silver, without awaiting the consent of Eng land." Senator Tillman concluded: country is going to hell; let us show the world that we know it determined to interfere." Senator Tillman was tendered a re ception at the Brown Palace hotel to night. After being welcomed by Mayor McMurray, he was presented with a pitchfork made from gold and silver taken from'.the mines of Colorado. Hon. E. R. Holden, who made the pre sentation speech, said: "Take this pitchfork back to the United States senate, anci dig up the rec ord of Senator Sherman, and then dig down into the history of John G. Car lisle." This remark was received with great applause by the large assemblage that h id gathered to welcome the bimetalist from South Carolina. Mr. Tillman concluded his address by saying: "I stand by Colorado, and all 1 ask is that you stand by South Ca lina." After the senator had finished there were loud calls for Hon. T. M. Patter son, who addressed the crowd briefly. After the speech making Senator Till man shook hands with several thousand people. His principal address will be made tomorrow night at the Broad theater. Senator Tillman lington Park as was arranged.JfcThe ator found it impossible to fill this gagement without disarranging all his subsequent dates. He says the outlook is moment nom "The d that we are of ro ay ill not speak at Ar sen en Lehi Lines. Lehi, April 12. -Some of the ordi nances passed by our late republican city council came very nearly precipi tating a legal battle of no small dimen sions. It all came about through the efforts of the local leaders of the repub lican party to punish the owner of the Lehi opera house for not casling his lot with the free silver executioners. One of the la' passed compelled any person desiring to give an entertainment or ball of whatever kind or desciiption, to first procure a license therefor. T 1 ey little thought that their prove a boomerang and come back like Banqno's ghost to haunt its originators; but so it proved. The law worked all ork would right as long as people license for vould pay the edding parties or card socials; but when the choir gave a social party in the Lehi Commercial bank building, refusing to pay the required license, then the trouble began. The mayor was averse to crowding mat ters, because the majority of the male members of the choir were republicans who had sworn by the biggest idol in the republican joss house that if they were compelled to pay'the license that they would labor unceasingly until the scalp lock of every member of the pres ent city administration dangled at the belts of the irate singers; but after coi lecting the license from other parties on divers occasions,there wasno way out of the difficulty but to compel payment or repeal the troublesome statute. Tima would not permit of the latter, so that instructions were given to our imported city attorney to draw up a complaint charging Messrs. Webb, Broadbent, Gibb etal. wiih a violation of the city laws, and Marshall Thomas was assigned the duty of bringing this trio of ardent re publicans before the bar of Justiee Wil lis' court, but before this delectable com edy of errors could be spread before the public, Bishop Cutler put a stop to mat ters by paying the license. Thun ends the first chapter in the farce-comedy of the republicans' revenge. Jebnnie'ai Pa a Mprinter. A Dallas Sunday school teacher was telling the class about the Devi! going around like a roaring lion seeking whom he might devour. "How fast can the Devil run?" asked Johnnie Chaffie. "Hush Johnnie," said the teacher, such questions are very profane," "Well, I don't care," replied Johnnie, "he can't outrun pa, anyhow, because I heard pa tell a man on the street the other day that he caught the devil the night he came home fro tlie lodge." Rlveri* »nd Harbor*«. The senate committee on commerce has been sidering the river and harbor bill for severel days. It is understood that con siderable oppositi the many contracts provided for in the bill and that there is quite a struggle over that particular feat more contracts are authorized than one bill ought to carry. Washington, April 13. has developed to . It Is claimed HORRIBLE! An Instar Father Kills Hin Three Children. Chicago, April 14.—While brooding over the idea that his family would suf fer from want, John Lehman this even ing shot and killed his three children. After committing this terrible deed Leh man attempted to end his own life by hanging, but failing in this, he turned the revolver upon himself and sent a bullet through his heart, killing him self instantly. The names of the dead are : Jahn Lehman, 38 years old. Clara Lehman, 5 years old. Bertha Lehman, 3 years old. An infant four months old, not yet named. For eight years Lehman has been in the employ of the West Chicago street railway company, and during the great er part of the time had been a driver on the Center avenue line. Lehman has saved $1,500. This money is deposiied in one of the city banks. The family lived comfortably and wanted for noth ing. Notwithstanding that fact, Lehman worried a great deal. He had a fear that someday his savings would be swept away and his family would be come dependent on charity. He gradually grew worse, and of late, when at home, he talked of nothing else. Mrs. Lehman and Henry Lehman her young stepson, home when the tragedy occurred. At 5:30 o'clock Henry Lehman returned and found that his father had killed all Minnie r ere away from the children except himself. Lehman, a danghtor, who had not turned from school i, besides Henry, the only child to escape and both would have been killed had they been at home. Ail the children were shot through the heart and killed instantly. One bullet did the work in every case. The body of Lehman was found lying in the bath room upstairs. A piece of clothes line was around his neck showing that he had attempted to hang himself. PROVO TO PARR PITY. Rio Oranile Railway Surveying for a New Kxteuoton. Salt Lake, April 10.—It appears that the Rio Grande Western railway peo ple are keeping well abreast of the times in the extensions and proposed exten sions of their lines. A surveying party has been at work for that company for a week or more on a proposed line from somewhere in the neighborhood of Provo to Park City, with the ultimate end in view of running to the Uintah reservation when that tract will be. thrown open to settlers. Just at what point the new line will tap the Rio Grande Western railway's southern line is not decided, but it will, according to the present plans, be some where in the neighborhood of Provo city. The line will run as near as may be to Provo bench and through Provo canyon to the Park. It was mentioned a week ago that a surveying party was at work in that region, but it only leaked out yesterday that they were there in the interest of the Rio Grande Western road and that their destination was Uintah via Park C ty. BI TTE MAN T % HEN A HAND. Cyra« E. Päse. FIftj - Eight Yearn* of Aire, Mixed 1!|> in a Duel. Butte, Mont., April 10.—When Con gressman Linton, of Michigan, refused to accept the challenge of Captain Thomas Phelan, of Kansas City, to fight a duel, the matter was taken up by Cy rus E. Page, of this city, an old-timer, 58 yesrs of age. The correspondence between the two was made public today by Phelan, be cause they could not agree on conditions. Page claimed to represent I inton and was therefore the challenged party. He proposed Butte as the fighting ground and selected rifles as the weapons, at seventy-five yards. Phelan accepted the def; , but insisted that he was chal lenged and claimed the right to name place and weapons. In his letter he said: ill not fight you at seventy-five yards. As the challenged party I will meet you at ten paces with rifles, to wheel and fire. Submit my acceptance to your friend and arrangements will be readily made to meet you. I am sorry that you should fall in the place of Hon W. L. Linton; your enthusiasm makes you an unnecessary sacrifice, but you se lect to perish and having a suicidal in. tent, and believing in the cause 1 chain pion, 1 am wiping to gratify you. Let your reply be immediate." Page said today he wj "I dy to stand by his acceptance of Phelan's challenge, hut expresses the belief that the Irish captain was "a coward, blow-hard and wind bag." Li real Country That! Cripple Greek, Colo., April 13.- No fatalities have been reported as a result of the storm yesterday, most severe ever witnessed by anyone here. The damage caused by the blow ing down of shaft houses throughout the camp may reach $75,000. At Gillette a dance hall and two ne» blocks demolished, a dozen houses u and twenty tents scattereiL^|j el was hurled through pin tcrj| ing only a hole as big as « hieh vas the l I 1«» Obnfrved Why "Say, old man, I'll 1 invitation i gave u£| day." "Certainly, buif^jM| there is nothing w^tjlpl "Oh, nothing at alfr denly taken a notion to observe Lent at our house," "Indeed !" t. )jfall that kt Satur f, I hope that Ut we ha sud "Yes; I dropped a t ool $50,000 in block, and my wife has discharged her cook, so 1 have begun to lake an inter est in religious matters.'' THOUSANDS OF PAUPERS Immigrant Authorities Appall ed at the Great Influx. Many llulluns Nay be Krtarnrd—Not More Than Tea Far Ceat Will Ever Land -Fifteen Thoasand Have Al_ ready Arrived. New York, April 13.—The Herald this morning says: The steamer Bo livia of the Anchor line, arrived from Genoa and Naples yesterday. She brought 1,376 Italian immigrants. Six hundred of them were detained at Ellis Island the ground that they are likely to become public charges. Of this number none had more than a dol lar bile many of them were practically penniless. Dr. Senner said that only about 10 per cent, of those detained would be allowed to land. The steamer Alesia, of the Fabre line so, also from Naples, reached the bar at 10 o'clock last evening vith 1,064 on board. They will be landed at Ellis Island this morning. The immigrant authorities are appalled it the great influx of Ital ian paupers. More than 15,000 have already arrived and Dr. Senner has received advices that 15,000 more are about to sail from Naples. Dr. Senner is very alert and is enforc ing the immigration laws to the letter, particularly iq»the case of Italians, in hopes of discouraging their fellow countrymen, but this apparently has effect on them. He has been compelled to increase his force of employees Ellis Island and has frequently impor tuned the department at Washington to aid in relieving the station. no on ROMANIA AND M VMTKUY. Remarkable Will I hm«* of Frederick Maxwell Moniert*. New Yorx, April 13.—What will pro bably be the final hearing In the remark able will case of Frederick Maxwell Somers, also full of romance and mys tery, is set down today in the surrogate court. Mr. Somers, who was well known in literary circles in America, began his career on the San Francisco Argonaut. He practically ended his literary labors in New York in 1892, when he sold out the two magazines, Current Literature and Short Stories, both of which he had founded and edited up to that time. ills will, which is said to have been made a few hours before he died, in a hospital at South ampton, England, February 2, 1894, leaves an entire fortune to a lady named in it as his fiancee, to the exclusion of hië aged mother and two sisters, who arc contestants. His betrothed was Violet Gratz Brown, granddaughter of the candidate for the vice-presidency on the Greeley ticket. MOMT It I.OOI» Y . Rebel lii«liaiin ltai«l the Turn Juqunela, Mexico. of City of Mexico, April 13.— A telegram stated from Oaxaca city this afternoo that the rebel Indians at the tow of Juquela killed all the town councilors, school teachers, local priests, chief of police and the telegraph operator—in fact everyone holding a government place. The people The rebels began their plotting in holy week, instigated by Indian lawyers, who informed them that the new state in terror. state taxes were unconstitutional, but the authorities paid no attention to the excitement among them, considering that they were engaged in their drunken celebration of the season. But procur ing arms and machetes, they made a rush for the town hall, and the perfect hich they ith petroleum and burned, thus affecting an entrance. They sacked the place, penetrating the private hastily closed the doors soaked apartments of the prefect, and grossly maltreated the f his family and then, turning their attention to the officials and armed servants, killed and wounded several. The scene was a hor -omen rible the early evening and the|excitement of the mob was indiscribahle. The mob as the assault took place in of drunken Indians, after sacking the town ball, went to the federal stamp office and assaulted it, burning do< outside door with petroleum, which al> communicated fire to the entire house, placing Collector Grwciada, who was on the roof with his clerk-, in a most peril ous position ; but they managed to es cape by the rear, jumping for their lives. the Many shops were burned after being sacked and the Indians dec:« rated them selves with finery. They all fled on the approach of the soldiers and arcJJ the hills. be suppressed and the instigators of the Indians they took advantage nerance. in. The revolt is local and ill ill he îverily punished, as f their gross ig _? a : % i-hokdijmd mp.phkt KEPT Only TOruNsM 4. Haw low Hak« a la a Paper. mniiiüm d*tord India paper Gced in 1875, says the mjrjKii Since then it ha* revo Trade, and is now the Bible and prayer hook sd for all the mort popular devotional books thi the world. ighout In the year 1841 an Oxford graduate is said to have brought home from the far east a lull fold of ex tremely thii paper, which vas mani festlv more opaque and tough for its subtance than any paper then manu actured in Europe He presented it to the Clarendon press. The late Thomas Combe, w ho had ily recently been ap pointed printer to the university, found it to be just sufficient for twenty-four copies of the smallest Bible the istence—diamond 24 1110 -and printed edition of that in ex number which bore Ihe The books were barely date of 1H42. third of the usual thickness and al though as much as $ loo apeiece was of fered for them, no copies were sold and they were presented to the queen and other distinguished persons. All efforts to trace the paper to its source were futile, and, as years rolled on, the circumstance was forgotten. But early in 1874 a copy fell into the hands of Arthur E. Miles, who showed it to Mr. Froude, and experiments were at once set on foot at the Oxford Univer sity paper mills, with -he object of pro ducing a similar paper. The first at tempts were failures, but success achieved, and Au^. 24, 1875, an edition of the diamond 24 all respects to the twenty-four copies printed In 1842, were placed on sale. This was the first Oxford Bible pub lished by Mr. Fronde. The feat of com pression was looked upon as astounding, the demand was enormous, and before very long a quarter of a million copies had been sold. The paper, when sub jected to severe rubbing, instead of breaking into holes, assumed a texture resembling chamos leather and only three inches wide was fouud able was . Bible, similar in strip to support a quarter of a hundred weight without yielding. The secret of its ufacture, it may he said, is known to only thi man living beings. ANTI-CLEVELAND. The democratic Convention Held In Denver. Denver, April 15.—The Democratic state convention held here today, after adopting a free silver platform and electing one delegate at large adjourned to 7:3o o'clock tonight. It was an anti-administration conven tion throughout. Temporary Chairman McAliney of Pueblo made a strong sll speech, as did permanent Chairman Judge Royal, of the same city, latter, after making a long aqd «I* core plea in favor of the white nietel at the ratio of 16 to i, eulogized Senatotpo Vest and Cockrell, of Missouri, and other prominent silver advocates of the east. When he mentioned the name of ex Congressman Bland the delegates ap plauded and cheered. The platform, which was unanimously adopted, deals with no other question but that of the monetary issue and favor free coinage at the ratio of 16 to i. The platform is as follows: Th« The democratic party of Colorado pledges its unwavering devotion to all the principles of the democratic faith as laid down by Tin Andrew Jackson, evils that no .<is Jefferson and H'-iitfvtag that the oppress thofatpia the direct result of a departure fro» the true principles of demoeficy * that the policy inaugurated by the republican party for the contraction of the cur rency, and for many years continued by it to the gradual and certain impoverish ment of the people, in the face of stead fast opposition from the Democratic party, hut adopted and approved by the political administration has resulted In the creation of an enormous bonded debt in a period of profound peace, visiting a deadly blight on every Indus try and carrying discouragement and dismay into the household of every wealth producer in the land; that t'.»ere never can be a condition of general wel fare until the volume of a sound and stable currency is equal to the demand of industrial and commercial pursuits; that the first step in this direction should be the immediate restoration of silver to the place it occupied in the currency of the world for centuries previous to >873. We therefore fav.or the immediate id unlimited restoration of the f coinage of gold anci silver at the pres ent legal ratio of 16 to 1 as such coinage isted prior to I873 without awaiting for the aid or consent of any other nation, such gold and silver to be a full legal tender for all debts public and private. Hon. Charles S. Thomas, of Denver, who was elected delegate at large by acclamation, addressed the convention and his remarks regarding the action of the Colorado delegation at the Chicago ventlon, may be considered signifi cant, inasmuch as he is and has been for many years a representative democratic leader. He censured the present admin istration in strong terms for their action in issuing bonds, concluding his address: "If, after the efforts of our delegation Chicago, silver is not recognized, 1 wl withdraw from the convention.** jh dM ill likely lead the Mr. Thomas rado delegation at Chicago hf« »I ances in this respect are token oi fn ingly. The election of 1 1 e if gate, at large il congre.kionial tlcUgMM, .making the selections, resultA* %>»•*» » : rpo—rC Î». Thomas, I y ,ß. Shftkboy, Eos Ani Plata. Dele Bdoiial district, district, II. II. Delegates at h Arapahoe c mas; and Adaijr )§§ gate from n R W. Speer - «iqÜM «*rt»i Tilcuoi. then adjuurneri ! Thf victim. Ogden, April 14.—Alfred Ellingsford died yesterday nmrning at the city hos pital, as a result of injuries received in the exposion in the canyon. This makes the sixth and it is hoped the last victim of the power dam explosion. Ellingsford lived in Morgan and his at the bedside during hl6 mother last hours. The remains were taken in charge by Undertaker Larkins and were taken to Morgan last night, accompanied by the mother and father, the latter having ar rived yesterday. This is the seventh child Mr and Mrs. Ellingsford have lost. People w ho marry for love are en titled to it. Every man believes he carries the id of a log. heavy A photograph ot Mont Blanc has been aken at < distance of fifty-six miles. a vaut« but little here below, but generally gets les». Mi REPUBLICANS OF NERRASM 1 Over a Thousand Delegates in Attendance At the State Cob vea tien— The Dele hates Elected lastraeted hr He Klnley. Omaha, Neb., April 15.—The state convention of Nebraska republicana to select four delegates to the Rational con vention convened in with 1,057 delegates plWMI Notwithstanding 4 V slon that the body wan 1 McKinley for presidi^fL accept anything father« John M. Thurston, no means harmoniwgh William P. McCmni tonight, d coj *y i mad« tem :mporary or porary chairman,! ganization made pN _ The first ripple of excitement was pro voked when ex-Governor Crounse, one of Nebraska's pioneer republicans, asked consent to introduce a resolution. It was granted. When the secretary commenced read ing the instrument the storm broke It was intended a6 a rebuke to Senator it. Thurston for his activity in the cam paign throughout the state, leading to the selection of delegates. It recited that the senator had left his seat in the senate and, forgetting the dignity of his high office,dabbled in ward politics; that he aspired to be a dictator, and If his methods were to be adopted the repub licans of the country should ctjue to claim to represent the voice of the oca* pie. It compared him with MMlMn in ancient and modern history, who have astuoMd the roles of calculate«! ta ridlcut* Senator Thurston. Senator Tloarsten was quick to reply, 4 id*r!ng his political career was free from any dishonorable act, and said he was ready to abide by the judgment of the people. The resolutions were tabled without discussion. This was the only demonstration of the opposition. The following delegates were selected by acclamation and instructed to sup port McKinley: J. L. Webster, Pete* Jensen, T. P. Kennard and George H. Thummel. A number of leading republicans ad dressed the convention. The resolutions congratulate the cqun| try upon the certain return. «4 n publican« to power. The financial plqs&fc » fol!«w«: "Wo pledge oe*oolvesi* aMhee to the platform of the forthcoming repub llcan national convention, believing that it will declare against the free and limited coinage of silver and for rency of gold, silver and paper as sound as the government and as untarnished as its honor, and for that American sy« tern of protection and reciprocity of which Win. McKinley is the best living exponent, and under which our people attained the greatest national and Indi vidual prosperity. "We assert that the republican party «tands for un a eur Amer ican markets for American products; the government supervision and control of transportation lines and rates; the pro tection of the people from all unlawful combination and unjust exaction of ag gregated capital and corporate power and a pension policy just and generous.*' One of the side lights of the conven tion, which at one time seemed likely to develop into interesting proportions, was the attitude of the A. P. A. toward * McKinley. M. A. Thompson of St. Louis, member of the executive committee of the ad visory board of the A. P. A., arrived in the city this morning direct from the Cincinnati meeting of the board,at which it was decided to oppose the nomination of McKinley. Nebraska leaders of the organization, headed for his room and soon a lively conference was in prog ress. Mr. Thompson said the object of his visit was to deliver a message to the Nebraska members of the order, that the delegation to be selected by the state convention should not be instructed for McKinley, but under the circumstances nothing more than an uninstructed dele gallon would be asked from Nebraska. Mr. Thompson of St. Louis, spoke positively. The order through its chosen representatives and leaders hmé de - J ahMdiitoiy and wii&out oqp! iMuLÄk I candidate before the republican national convention, and if it did not succeed there it was to be car ried to the polls. No good A. P. A., ac cording to the law as laid down now, or at any time in the future support, lend aid or comfort to the MeKInley candi dacy. The S\ Louis man was finally told that it was too late to change the slate, since the arrangement had been com pleted to send McKinley delegates to St. Louis and the conference ended. ttprlacYllle Mpll«tert. Springviile, April 14.—On account of a heavy shortage in the state appropria tion, the school trustees are forced to close school this week. Instead of get ting about $2,000 they only received $300; therefore this necessity. A heavy rain has prevailed hereabouts last night and today—providing a long felt want, and very muddy streams. Mapleton had a genuine flood. Dr. Holdcroy, the local dentist, was held up the other night by a couple of footpads, who jumped at him from either side of the path. He eluded them, however, and picking up a rock, brought one a heavy blow on the back of the head, partially stunning him. They both «scaped. "Passion's Slave," under the direction of Mr. Will Houtz, is to be presented on Friday night. Mr. E. G. Gregory, Miss Géorgie Nesbit and other stars are In the cast.