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A WILD CAT SCHEME. i THE PLAN OUTLINED IN .HAZZARD CIRCULAR. THE National Hankerü Favor .More Money Fro Tided It Ii Issued by the lional Hanks --Control I.ttbor ly Controlling the tYage of the Laborer. M;verj for the People. The bankers of Baltimore have pre pared :i petition to Congress, which submitted to tho Danke' Association for apjroval, to anion I the present na tional banking system. This new chemo, so far as Ave can get at it from the press dispatches, provides that the national banking act requiring tho deposit of bonds to se cure circulating notes hereafter issued hall bo repealed. All of the banks to issue circulating notes to the amount of 50 j-er cent, of their paid lip, unim- E aired capital, subject to a tax of one alf of 1 per cent, upon the average amount of circulation outstanding lor the vear; and an a iditioual circulation of "-IÖ p-er ceut. of their jaid up, unim paired capital, subject to the tax of one-half of 1 per cent, and to an ad ditional tax per annum upon the aver age amount of such circulation out standing for the year, said a Iditioual 2 per cent, to be known as "emergency circulation."' The tax of one-half of 1 per cent, upon the average amount of circulation outstanding snail be paid to the Treesiirer of the United States a a moans of revenue out of which the expenses of the o.iiee of Comptroller of the Currency, the printing of cir cuit ing notes, etc., shall be defrayed. The excess over one-halt of 1 per cent, of the i.ix imposed upon the "emer gency circilai ion" shall oo paid into a ""guarantee fund." The banks issuing circulation shall deposit and maintain with the Treas urer of the United Sta'e.i a "redemp tion fund" e.pial to Ö per cent, of ti.eir average outstanding circulation, as provided lor under the existing law. The redemption of the notes of all banks, solvent or insolvent, to bj made as provided for bv the existing law. Crealo a guarantee fund through tho deposit by each bank of li er cent, upon the amount of circulation re ceived tho lirst vear. Thereafter im pobo a tax of one-half of 1 per cent, upon the average- outstanding circula tion, tho same to be paid into this fund until it shall equal 5 per ceut. of tho entire circulation outstanding, when the collection of such tax shall be sus pended, to be resumed whenever the Comptroller of tho Currency shall deem it necessary. The notes of in solvent banks shall be redeemed by the Treasurer of the United States out of the guarantee fund if it shall bo sufficient, aud if not sullicieut then out of any money in the treasury, the amo to bo reimbursed to tho treasury out of tho "guarantee fund," where re plenished either from tho assets of t ho failed banks or from tho tax aforesaid. The Govemmant shall have a prior Jien upon tho assets of each failed bank and upon the liabilities of share holders for tho purpose of restoring tho amount withdrawn from the guar antee fund for tho redemption of its circulation. The plan was presented to tho asso ciation and, according to the reports, was adopted "by an ulmost unanimous vote." A side light may bo thrown upon tho scheme by quoting a speech in its favor by A. 1. Hepburn, formerly comptroller of tho currency, bat a"t present president of the Third Nation al Dank of New York. He said: "Tho political action of both parties expressed in party platforms anil sta ture law representing net honest con viction but a desires to placate und cap ture tho "more money" aud the "silver" votes is responsible for a conviction that has beeomo ingrained in tho minds of many that there can be no increase m our ciroulatiug'medium ex cept it comes through aouie form of silver legislation. They say: "Op posed to free coinage, what are you go ing to do? Population and business are increasing; our currency should increase in tho same ratio. The Gov ernment should not issue more liat money. State bank circulation is fraught with danger. National banks cannot supply currency because Gov ernment bonds as security aro fast be ing retired. Wo must resort to silver as the only alternative," The action of the bankers of Ualti xnore, so ably presented to this con vention and for which they deserve the thanks of tho nation, i a com plete answer to all this and it is a timely answer. With tho Kepubli cans of California and the Democrats of Ohio demanding free coinage of sil ver at the ratio of 1(1 to 1 and varviug shades of tho same sentiment finding public and party expression in differ ent localities it is imperative that this convention of bankers formulate the principles upon which they believe tho currency of tho country should be founded. A currency to beelas'ic must bo issued against credi. Hanks must have power thus to create money. In no other way can currency be elas tic. In no other wav can it meet the wants of commerce. From the verv nature of tilings the Government cannot give such a cur rency. Tho banks can and the banks only can with prudence and safety bo allowed to do so. There is no more money in the country in 18'J1 than there was la IH'Ji. Now money clogs the vaults of our banks and begs in vestment at a lower rate per annum than tho premium offered one year ago for a single service and which failed to lure it from hiding in safes and vaults. Any volume of currency mav prove inadequate in a panic. Still had the Canadian law obtained in this country in lb'J3 the national banks could, under its provisions, have ad ded over $ul)0f 000,000 to the currency of the country, and with such a law a ouirency famine would hardly have . been possible. An elastic currency is needed not mlone in time of distress, but in course ! ordinary business. The harvesting 18 "".PfL3 r; . ton belt. Currencv is brought from money centers to supply this need. Currency in that section is expanding. Under the system proposed by the Baltimore bankers the banks in the cotton region could largely supply this local demand, and to such an ex tent save the expense of expressing money from money centers. The cot ton crop having been moved the de mand for money lessens, and by tho inexorable law of supply and demand the currencv contracts and Hows back to money centers." "To a man up a tree" the above scheme looks very much like a restor ation of the old wild-cat system of banking. Wherein it differs, when reduced to practice, from the old state bank system we cauuot see except that it puts the system under the Gen eral Government instead of State Gov ernment. The paid-up capital for tho banks i3 to be tho only security, and the only foundation for tho currency which they propose to issue. It is a scheme for "more money," but the bankers want the profit de rived from circulation. In other words they want to draw interest on what they owe. Instead of this Baltimore plan why not let the Government issue treasury notes, non-taxable, full legal tender? Bankers could. use them; at least all they could get of them. There would be no tax, no "guarantee fund" to look after, no expense of'printing circula tion, no comptroller to look after mat ters. Chicago Sentinel. I -ft None K!oaM. The Twentieth Century says: V. H. Pugh has been made commissioner of the Treasury Department, charged with the collection of tho income tax. Already i iniized statements bearing upon the work he will have to do are being published. Some highly in structive figures as to the amount of income and increment enjoyed by a fa vored few in the United States havo been made public, and hero are some of the results. The lirst items are the name. Next comes the worth of tho owner of tho name, then his incomo and linallv the amount of tax collect ible: ?r. i-5 7. : 8 z ?. s r o :2 a -v.- ."3 d n .- - S Zj - But the list might be prolonged in definitely. It appears that New York City and Brooklyn millionaires alone will pav s:,U00,Oii) in income tax to tho Government, there being r?.'J,000,- j 000,000 of accumulate I wealth in pri vate hands to tax in these two cities. Levi P. Mor;on, the Bepubliean can didate for Governor of New York, is down for a $10,000,001) fortune, as',00, 000 incomo and a 810,000 tax. Will iam C. Whitney, tho Democratic lead er, has a i JO.Ot!0,000 fortune. Andrew Carnegie's wealth equals this. It ap pears further that eleven New York ers have 10, 000,000 ajiece; tir:een have 820,000,000 each; eight have :), 000,000 each. Another two score- have only 8",000,000 each. No wonder there was so much opposition to tho income tax among; the two old parties. Any man who now pays 820,000 a year as tax on ins incomo count get on cheaply if there were no such tax and ho paid out 810.000 to a campaign fund. We hopo Commissioner Pugh will let no guilty income escape. Anion:; Our i;x li:nies. Lives of i-onr men oft remin! in. Honest m'u don't Miami :i elianee: Thi more wo v)i there grows belitml us UiL'er hatches on our pants. HeraKl, Auburn. Me. Bkyan" and silver won in Nebraska and Hill and the gold won iu New York. It's a stand off and shovs tin mconsistency of the Democratic party. iVinci lean, vicsiuii, Awna. A Chm.kio physician recommends whiskv for tho grip. This explains i.ow the whisky trust came to get tho grip on (i rover ami t be Democratic party. Progress, Cheyenne, Wyo. No paktv that is as badlv divided on the financial question as Democracy j can ever bring about monetary reform. ! Any hope for such action is utterly without foundation. Times, Meridian, Miss. As SiirKKTAitv (iiti:siir refuses to make Democratic campaign speeches he might put in his spare timo figur ing up tho valuo of tho Democratic Presidential nomination in b'J6. Sen tinel, Tjiieline, Mo. In 1800 the Western Union Tele graph Company operated 72ö,,r71 miles of wir.', 20.00S oflicea, s Mit 00,1 18,15 M messages, receipts 8--,0'51.o.'7, ex penses SdW2.S,7l2, profit 8;,oOo,585. Dawn, Kllensburg, Wash. That's right! Applaud Lincoln and Jefferson; name your children af ter them, but if you catch any of them preaching their doctrines, club them, because the press says such teachings are socialistic. Cincinnati Pop. A ft Kit the Populists get into j ower one of tho very lirst things that ought to be done is to imprison every pluto lobbyist who sets his foot upon 1ht$ eapitol grounds, and we'd keep him imprisoned till he is fit only for a fer tilizer. Chicago Free Trader. IIepuijlicans say: "You ran always get plenty of money if you have some thing to 8cll." Yea, tho merchants have their shelves full of goods to sell, yet they grumblo because they have no money. Why don't they sell, if it it money they want? Commoner. ! I I i i I 5 I CLEVELAND AS A CZAR A BITTER SPEECH BY GOVERNOR ALTGELD. lie Arralcn the TrelIent 11 I Attorney General S;jh There Was a Cotupir icy to Faror Monopolies Olney on the Hark Industrial Matter. (irovor on I he firhltron. Gov. Altgeld, in a speech at Chi cago the other night, ad his re spects to President Cleveland and Attorney General Oiney. The Gov ernor attacked the President and Attorney General with all th-j bit terness that characterized 1ih recent arraignment of them in a speech at Mattoon. Ho compared Mr. Olncy to Judas Iscariot. lie declared there had been a preconcerted plan at the time of the strike to ue Federal power for the protection of corpora tions. The Governor's denunciation of President Cleveland was very plain, although not so severe as the attack on the Attorney General. He said that every a t of the President had shown that, instead of being im bued with the principle of protecting the weak, he was imbued with the principle of protecting the rich. The Governor, in referring to At torney General Olney, slid substan tially: "Another great question conies up at this time. That is whether the people are to govern themselves or be ruled by the iron hand of a central power that is located over 1,000 miles away. Th s year we have experienced for the lirst time a new kind of gov ernment that is, government by in junction. Three departments of govern:! ciio were thus absorbed and issued from one man. Now, my fellow-citizens, this is a serious mat ter. If an otli er of a court is to be permitted to do this 1 want to say to you that the principles of the great American Government are already destroyed. Now. in the late 1 a 1 x r disturbances of last summer the ex ecutive branch of our Federal Gov ernment assumed an unheard-of power by sending troops into this btate when there was no neccss ty for them. There was a preconcerted plan to use the Federe 1 power of the Government lor the protec tion of the corporations. Nov I want to say that the great State of Illinois is and has been able at all times to take care of herself. Last summer we were told for the lirst time that the President had power to send troops into apy city or a thousand cities at any time he saw tit. Now, if this con struction of the constitution is to stand, there is no difference between this government and the empire of Germany or the dominion of the Czar of llusia. But every act of Cleveland since he was elected to oflice has shown that instead of being imbued with Democratic principles and the principle of ptotoction of the rights and liberty of the weak he is imbued with the idea of taking care of the rich at the exjense of the poor. I tell you that before the nineteenth century clocs the stars and stripes will grandly wave over a people that will not have the clutch of a Federal court around its neck." Military Despotism. General Scholleld is anxious to have an increase in the army. So was Napoleon. He is anxious to com mand that army. ?-o was Napoleon. He believes brute force sh uld be re sorted to to compel obedience to other m n's ideas. fu did Napoleon. He see-; aggrandizement to army ollicers in overawing numbers, o did !Na- poleon. He thinks p:luic Qf supporting thc country ca- a greater army. So did Napoleon. His policy would embroil the country in either civil war or war with some friendly na tion, .hist what Napoleon dcsitcl. The General does not recognize the fact that the army is kept up, fed, clothed, and equipped by money forced from people who work, while the army is a burden, a menace to liberty. General Scholleld should be removed aud transferred to Eu rope, where lighting is the great pas mcn Qf troublc wilh roreigri powers time ot kings lie gives the "argu- as an excuse fi.r raising an army to reduce Americans to serfdom. So did Napoleon. 11c assumes to know jut what arc the needs of the people, and wants to enforce bis views by means of an army. Likewise Napoleon. No man should be allowed to command an army in a republic. Liberty sinks as an army rises. The people should have a direct vote on every matter, including the army and its generals, who eat the bread of the people, with' ut producing or giving anything in return. A standing army can no more be defended in this country than in Germany. A government that has . to be supported by an army is wiong, J and should be replaced by a just gov ernment that never needed any other support than the love of its people. "When governments become hateful, when their power is used for oppres sing the poor, you always hear talk of increasing the army and elevating generals. Justice never required j force to compel obedience. Force is tyranny. Llbc-ity and generals do not assimilate. Schoflcld should bo retired. Liberty and tyranny arc wavering in the balance in A nerica to-day. (Joining Nation. More Mififjr Neeileil. Suppose all laws for tho collection of debts were repealed and business had hereafter to bo done for cash, what do you think of there bein money enough Ut do tho business? Yet debts once contracted must be paid in money or property, and when, as last and this year, money is out of reach, the property goes at a great Baerl flee, and still leaves you in debt, all because there is not enough money to do the business of the country. You can work up business by going in debt and working ca:ly and late, but the government is the only power that can "coin money and regulate the value thereof." Anl the trusts and combines take in the results of your toil and energy and quietly tell you that when Kuiop-i consents to, and Ulis yo.ir government when ami Low it can exercis ' the constitutional right to coin n.on y, they will let you know. In the meantime, get in the procession behind the McKinley l and or follow the noise of the Bri-e-Gorman combination and keep your eyes on the leaders: and be sure and not think, as you might disturb the procession. Old party freemen, "for ward mar. h," and keep your eyes o:f of the Populists and your ears cov eted as you pass those dangerous fel lows. Tney were ouce in our lines, but got to reading and thinking, broke lanks an 1 are now anarchists. No:i conformist. IIum:tii Jliht Dem imled. Three niill! n homeless st.irvitig, unem ployed. Tram pi ii.', half nakel, in: land of pence. Where plenty li ?aps her toies, and wealth a l 'Oil nds. And golden harvest-tributes never cease. Ten millions crouching on the frightful broiU Of the dark preclpieo of siiaine and :int: Homes s,'one, hopus dead, and faith la G ) grown wen.i Pcfore t lie v elves of hunger fierce au-l gaunt. And twenty millions more with white lips set Aiid lenso nerves strained to Lurstin? u ltli the stress Of the unequal conflict wa.'ed hy sold On human rights and homes and happi ness! Insatiate creed with robber fiuzers clutched On sixty million g:,spiti4 human thnats! Thou law-protected outlaw, hteh-en-throiied, Who on pervading ruin feeds anl gloats. Iare you still tru-t your graven gods of gold? Dare yon still heap ill-gotten gain yet higher. And careless tread above the smouldering mine Where slumbers retribution's awful fire! Can you not catch the warning of God's wrath In the sad wall of want, the cry for bread, "he ilea for work, the prayer of famished 11: . Tho ghastly fi-.ces of your victims dead? oh. Greed! deaf, s'ghtloss, stony-hearted Greed, Strike thy dread shackles from the limbs of le en. Let Love swing wide thy chained and bolt ed doors And herald Hrotherhood on earth again. Why wait the tempest and the earthquake shock? Thy gods engulfed in floods i f human pore? Soften thy heart while tho bells of peace King in tho rule of human right onco more. W. II. Mellen, in Morgan's Ruz-Saw. Iii(lnri:il Note. Kansas City retail butchers havi organized to tight the packing houe combine. Only residents of Kentucky are given work on the Louisville and I'ortland canal. Texas Populist farmers were in dicted for combining to keep up the price of cotton-seed. An Kast Liverpool (Ohio) piper asked the court to prevent labor unions from boycotting it. Cleveland barbers have asked local authorities to nip in the bud the movement for Sunday shaving. Minneapolis printers demand the resignation of Commissioner of Labi.r "Wright for accepting a Pullman pass. The Ilorseshoers', Teamsters'. Har ness and Carriage Workers' Allied Council is a new Chicago organiza tion. Tho Woman's Christian Temper ance Cnion of Cleveland will estab lish a reading-room for street railway employes. Denver Peddlers' I'nion is lighting an ordinance which p i hibits them from working in the business section of the city. La Cro-se (Wi) brewery owners hive refused to handle union-made kegs because of a boycott by the Coo pers' Union against a brewer. The Put -In rs' and Grocery Clerks' Association of Illinois has for its ( b jeet the closing of stores Sunday and at 7 p. m. during the week. The Mayor of Ottawa welcomed the convention of the Dominion Trades Council. The organization wants the contract system abolished on Government work. Detroit biass and iron workers were locked out. The 11 rm wanted one man to do two men's work. Mar ried men receive a week from the union and single men get .". The Kl.ooo letter carriers through out the country will bo asked to con tribute a cent ca h to civet a monu ment to "Sunset" Cox. He was in strumental in having the eight-hour day adoptt d. The tenacity of labor to struggle for better conditions lias never been better illustrated than the history of the last year reveals. ( irganiations generally have increased in member ship and many new ones have been formed, showing a growth of union sentiment under adverse conditions Ei.iht Hour Herald. Out of too delegates to the U1itis.I1 Trades' Congress 10.1 were either members of Parliament, aldermen county councilors, members of school 1 oards, Justices of the peace, or hold ers of sotic ollicial positions in whieh they ci u' 1 promote tho cause of labor uform. ldevi 11 delegates were members of the Pritish Parliament Needs ItemodeUng. When the wheat crop is abundant, there is re.oicing. When the ccrn crop is ample, national hymns of praise are heard. Put the labor crop it is always abundant, alw:i)N am ple, always profuse and it is Invited to go to the devil or Rtarvo on earth. Oh, no! tho social condition doesn't need remodel tnt I Ohio Sentinel. A RECORD OF TWENTY-ONE. A Texas Desperado Vt hose Victims Wer Scattered Far and Wide. The man who tcld the story be tween the pulls or his c gar was from Texas, says the Kansas City Times. 'Clay Allison's life was a romance," he began, ' t. ir.v Allison was a des perado. He lived in the lied Uiver country in the panhandle. His trig ger l.uger was the husiest in the early '60s. His record was tweuty-one. lie boasted of it. Twenty-one dead men, whose graves were scattered from i.oJge City to fcanta to. 1 myself saw hiin kill Hill Chunk, a tad;inan, who shot people just for tho fun of seeing them falL Tho two men had no cause lor juarreL They were the trize killers of the same se -tion of the country. It was a spirit of rivalry which made them swear to shoot each other on sight. Their friends et on the result of their tlrst chance rencontre, Tney met one niyht at a cross road inn in ISew .cxico and sat down at tables opposite each other, with drawn six shooters resting on their laps i eneath their napkins A plate of oysters on the shell hail just been set before h'tnk, w. .en he dropped his hand, in a careless fashion, and sent a hall at Allison I eneath the table, guick as r leap of lightning Al.ison's gun re plied. A tiny red spot between Chunk's eyes marked where the bullet entered. The dead man ioiled over on the tablt' iUui was still, with his face downward in the dish of oysters, i "Allison was a large cattle owner, lie went on a drive to Kansas City once, and while here fell in 1 ve, married, and took the woman to his home in the west to live. A child was born to them - a ch Id whose face was as beautiful as the face of a cherub, but whose poor little body ; was hoiribly deformed. ALison loved i the child with the great love of his ; pass;onate nature. In the bat e's misshapen and twisted form his super stitious mind read a meaning as sig nitlcant as that of the mesue which the Divine hand wrote on the alace : walls of the king of old in babylon. God, lie thought had visited a curse : U on him for his sins. He quit his ! wild ways. He drank no more. No ' man ever after the hirih of his child I fell before his deadly i Istol. He was i completely changed. In the new life j which followed he devoted himself ! with absorbing energy to his business int-erets. He became rich in time, i Ten thousand cattle on the Texas j ranges Lore his brand. A few years ' ago he was driving from his ranch in I a heavy roa l wagon to town. The j front wheels jolted down Into a deep rut. Allison was piicncu neaaiore most to the ground. His m ck was broken. The team jogged on into the distance and left him lying there dead and alone on the prairie. Writing by the Letter. The trade of writing for the prcs9 "on space" that is by he page, col- umn, or line has give., rise to many expedients to tlil space with as little cll'ortas possible. Many followers of this occupation have shown great in genuity in getting as large an ac count of white paper as possible to their rredit by mauing frequent par agraphs in their "copy." A French author who was once employed to contribute a continued story to a newspaper, and who was paid for his work by tho line, was in the habit of introducing very Ire juently such pas sages as this into his story: 'Have you sen him!" '1 have." No!" Yes " 'Where?" Here." -Wheur" "To-dav." "Then he lives?" 'He does." "Ah!" The publisher jt the newspaper at length rebelled at what he regarded as an attempt to make money out of him by sharp practice. He t-ent for the writer, and said; "1 must have a new contract Wo will pay you hereafter by the letter, and not by the line." "Yes, but your contract does not say that I shall not end the story when I please. If you do n t con sent, 1 shall put the words "The Knd" at the c)o;c o the next install ment of your story, and print no m re of it." The author pondered a minute. Very well," said he. "1 will take my pay hereafter by the letter, pro vided you let the story run en uuiil I have quite finished it." "It is agreed," said the publisher. When the publisher came to read the next instalment of the story, ho found that the author had intra due il two new characters who stam mered dreadfully, and whose talic ran after this manner: "C-c-c c-e-c-c-c canyon not b b-b-b-b-brcak tho d-d-d-d-d-dreadful news g-g-g-g g g-gent y to our m-iii-m-m-m in-m-niaster?" "N-n n-11-tie e-e e-e-e-ver, G-g g g gaston," murmured tiie grief-stricken alentine. "I should r r-r-r-r-r-r-rather b-b-b-burst upon him s-s-s-s-s-s-s-s-suddcnly wilh the ann n-n-n-n. nou ou-ounceioent and not prolong his s-s-s-s-suilcnngs with sus-p p p-p-p-e-ft c-c cnc!" The hot rilled publisher saw before him, in this sort of dialogue, the pos sibility of the indefinite continuance of a story, paid for by the letter, which was little less than a dreadful and terribly costly alphabetical pro cession, lie sent for the author, and restored tho old arrangement As soon as tho author began again to collect his p ly by tho line, mt stuttering vJastoti and Valentine were overtaken by an untimely fate, and the short paragraphs wctc re lumed. Tine hlght of a fully groivn man ' ttsitibl IkA H ran nmt liatf il m n.i 1 1, ft his birth. INDIANA INCIDENTS. SOSER OR STARTLING, FAITH ULLY RECORDED. An Interestmj Summary of the More Im portant Dolapn of Our Ni?libor Vd rihiand ri-athH C rimes, Casualties aud General News Notes Condensed State m TTx: ciici.kra 's i.l lying havoc with swine ai'o-.uv! Hossville. Thk WLltoU- malleable works. MiiiH-io. has i-tai-'.ed up casting H;-'l r. is to have a new hotel. The b'.iiMiiig will lie v ry fine. South 1::i has Just rolelratMi the fifty-ninth anniver.-ary of her incorpor ation. An oM lady na vi (J llowan fell in lire at Ma Hson and was probably fatally burned. (ill'M'I.s are :ill robbing graves in Hamilton ' t "ounty. and there is in tense exeitemeiit. Thk new St. TauTs F.piseopal Chureh. -!e 11 i-rsom i 1 !-, has Ju.-t been completed. It 10-t A Pknxsyi.vania fr.-'iLiht train va wreeked near K nirh ttovn. and four teen 1 ar. demolished. No: oly hurt. Lvkavfttk Km:-: fell on lev a Lake S! ore fre'ght train at South Bend. Both his legs were eut o!V. May die. SoMK Sou t ii Henders robbed a bee.-' nest in a hollow tree, the otl.e- day, ami seeur-u :V ft v-fo.ir pounds of honey. TilK biiT !iv-vi,e. 1 in t ho new ele'-trio light, plan! at l.ikhart. r.ew to pieves, wreekinjr the d naino. Harry Hill was painfully in ui '-d. A'1' Ilobai-r a newly-married women, while' pivparinir eimi-v. went to a neighbor's and in -nip-d ii" it was nec-es-ary to pound ham ve;y much before frying it. At Hern, while playing l oniire w'tli leave-; the cloth.-- of.iessie 'uily. the 4-ear-o'd child of .lohn viur!y. a proninent cit'. -n. bcam inite-i and lie fore .'is-i-tart'-o could ho ren iered the child w.-i j..t:;lly burned. She died a few ho..r later. Tui'.i.'K va a ii;-' od battle between two convicts and. two guards in the l'ri.-ou South. The prisoners worn jrettinjT tho bo.i of the liir'-it w hen a life time convict e :me to the re- u of the i'.ard-. H-knocked th-other prisoners, down ami beat thetn into sub mission. Dkuih ;tst J. C. K'F.wr.nv wont into tho cellar of his plm-e of bti-dre-ss at Shelby ville. and found tras o-capinjjr from a dpe. He pounded a plu into the end of a iioo and turned o:t the e-as with a wrench. Had it rot been dis (oveteda fearful explosion would have occurred. W. t WiXSTANDS CV. formerly pres ident of the de'unet Bedford Hank ha- been a rented, charged with embezzle ment and obtaining money under false pretenses. It is a leered that while he was president of the bank he accepted a lare deposit whet: ho know the bank to be insolvent. Ibx; cnoLi.KA is prevailing to an alarming1 extent in the northern part of Wabash County, where a lare;o num ber of thin, scrawny Nebraska swine, driven out of the West !y the corn crop failure, were Prouuht in and sold. Hundreds of animals have died, and there are said to be few herds unaf fected. l'nti: in West Lafayette destroyed the stables of J. 1). Richards n, burn ing1 eighteen mules and many street prading imp'eiuetits. The blacksmith shop of Strcebe Wrwht. and the law oli'oo of S. T. stohard were also burned, as wa- all the paraphernalia of the ! rüids. Loss about s. .Ooo. Rich ardson had. some insurance, the re mainder beinr a total loss. Abi'.i.KT Wii.so.v was shot in the thigh by Ihu t Xeedham. Tbc young men were lriv ing home from oür.a, Ohio, where they had 1 een i'shine;. Two miles north of i id!;ey they stopped to kill a s .uirrel. . cod ham lired. the ball - truck lie- tree, glanced oti ami was Icu ied in Wieu's left thiirh. Wil.-on iive; two m les we t of MuiKieaml is badly ia.ure 1. Wll.r.lAM 11. M.t'tt'.JP. '!':! of tho leading merchants of T-inior. shot, and killed a burglar who had roobol his store. Mct'oni hm-a burglar alarm from Iiis store to his houe. The bell rang- and c('oid got uuand with some neighbors and a traveling man by the name of . idiu Trin-h. w!m was staying over nght with h.m. went tot ho store. They eu ountctv I the burglar on the sie, s of t he store, who greeted them with a "Coed evening, gentlemen." Mi Cor. I covered him with hb, shotgun and called a bait, whereupon the burglar shot at .VcC id. striking him on i ho breast bone, the bail t'ndin. a lodgement under t he 10'lar bone. Mc Cord shot and the load cut -.'red tho right s ile of the head of the robber, killing him almost in.stantlv. lie car ried in his hands stolen iroe.is. and his pockets were loaded with 'owelty, w a'. -li-'s, cigarettes money and other alaabV. I Ti" Ts have been erunVii the fol lowing res :ent of lm; ana: t har'.es !'.. Adam.so'i. Muncie, assignor to A. Ilaliett. o?newil!e. Mass.. producing copied elect? on printed " at;er: Al in Arnold. H.urkctt, mole trap . Im 11. Barr, deeea-od. Roanoke. . i . M. Harr, administrator automate boih-r clea... r; Biniel B. i'auhle. Spencer, scvtiio rack, .'c.vpli Bully. To re Baute, ho se boot Ceorgo V. Banner. Indianapolis, shut! le guide tor looms; Harry .umo-. Richmond, puino; Chaun ccy ti. Moo e. assignor of one-lialf to T. H. S.udlin. Indianapolis, oil burner: Abraham .1. Ne.V. as:gtior of one-half to V. B. I chman. i .oshen, saw-l: llir.g ma him-; William H. Morl hall, assignor of two -thirds to .1. 11. I 'oisder er A. .s-ons, 1 1 ans i 1 le. cork hol.lin Ketle cap: l.afavetle l. Hai sbaek. Indian apolis, unary plow : Raleigh 11. Staley. Sheridan, method of and apparatus for removing" water or oil from bottoms of jas Wells. Mks. Jos i 1 him: Bow i:i, aged ."" years, of Chicago, w ho since August 10 has been t ra cling over tho ountrv in sai ch of her . 'on Albert, aged 11, formerly a Chicago newsboy, was struck bv an casi-inund freight train on the Wabash Hallway in the western limits of Wal ash. The woman who walked into Wabash ttoin the east, sat mi 11 tie and was in u still or. for she did not heed tho locomotive's whistle, und was thrown twenty feci. She was picked up and taken to tho station, where it was found that her in urie were not duuyerous. The woman ha one oyo out.