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FREE SILVER THE GEY
WITH RESISTLESS POWER THE
MOVE ROLLS ON.
Michigan the Scene of the Intcot Tri
umph New Cuiivcrtn Unrolled from
Both the Old Purtita-Kcimblicrtna
and Democrats Flock to ths Standard.
Silver la the Iasjue.
With force resistless as an avalauclio
the cause of silver is moving oa. Tha
for West and Northwest, the Central
States and the South, have espoused
tho doctrine of unrestricted coinage of
the white metal. The old party leaders
of the Mast view with apprehension the
growth of the movement, and read in
it the doom of th monopolies fostered
by the present iniquitous currency sys
tem. Eastward the star of Empire wends
Its way!
And now conservative Michigau
wheels into line. At iiattle Creek the
work began, anjl already Lansing, the
capital city, is ringing with its echoes.
As reported by the press, here is a
synopsis of the proceedings:
Til. real result of the conference
was the adoption of the report of the
Committee on Resolutions us amended
by Daniel Strang. The report lo-
in:i!idd the free coinage of gold and
silver at the old ratio of 1 1 ; to 1; that all
paper money be issued by the govern
ment as full legal tender foiinded on
the taxes and" wealth of the country
and that no more gM bonds he issued
in times of pence; that the best inter
ests of th" Third Congressional District
of Michigan demanded the election of
n OMigressional representative who
adopts and advoeates these principles;
that the conference pledges its united
iind enthusiast ie support to such a man,
regardless of previous party a filiations;
and all men who wish for better times,
and broader and wiser legislation, are
invited to join and work for these finan
cial reforms. Th chairman was au
thorized to appoint a committee of live,
and t lie - committee was instructed to
prepare a silver platform and call a
congressional convention for the pur
pose of putting a candidate in the field.
Addresses were made by Ianiel
Strange. K. W. Kwing. Patrick (Jil
koy. II. .7. l'lynn, and W. D. Smith,
and each of these gentlemen was con
fident that a silver party can turn
things over in this district. Mr. Smith
likened the movement to the formation
of the Republican party under the oaks
at .lackson. and said he would 'not be
surprised if the party grew until it
spread over the entire United States
and elected a President. It looks now
as if Democrats and Prohibitionists
would join the Populists and as many
silver Republicans would vote the
ticket."
It is now apparent that the Republi
can leaders will attempt to nullify the
influences at work, by having their
party indorse free silver. Hut the mis
sion of the. Republican party is ful
filled, and its days of usefulness past.
Populism is the order of the day, and
this dispatch from Lansing shows the
trend otaffairs:
"It has become apparent within the
last few days that a determined at
tempt will be maih to commit the Re
publican party in this State to the issue j
of the free and unlimited coinage of sil
ver. Five silver sentiment has grown
like a pigweed in a radish bed in this
State during the last two years. The
Patrons of Industry are committed to
it, the Farmers' Alliance has the issue
for its basic principle, the State 1 1 range
prefers it to most of the other linancial
schemes of the present day, the Demo
cratic party is split in two upon the
"question, and scores of the leaders of
the Republican party are in favor of it.
Right or wrong, the Republican party,
with its inherent greed for power,
wants the votes of the free silver men.
When the votes are delivered the party
may not see lit to enact a free silver
law, but the issue will have. served its
purpose. It was matter of some sur
prise when the other day State Senator
F. W. Clapp brought the question into
the Michigan Legislature. Senator
Clapp resides at Rattle Creek, where
the recent free silver conference was
held, and ho is a candidate for thejiom
inatioii for Congress to succeed Julius
Cesar 1J arrows. The support which Iiis
free silver resolution received was a
surprise, and indicated that the RcpubJ
In an Srtator nie ready to rush pell
well into populism. Although it was
laid on the table by a vote of 12 to 10,
the vote was reconsidered on the follow
ing day and the resolution made a
special order in the Senate. It is be
lieved that if the resolution is adopted
it will have considerable effect upon
the platform-makers. It is by no means
Improbable that t'.ie .'epnblieau p;riy
in Michigan will indorse the free silver
idea, in which event the party will be
as badly severed as the Democratic
party now is over the same question."
Let the good work go on! Rut watch
with jealous care that the Populist
party is not emasculated by accepting
only partial aid from cither of the old
parties. Populism is wide enough,
broad enough, and progressive enough
to furnish a governmental code for the
whole country. And if either or both
of the old parties think to steal the
thunder of the new star in politics,
they will find themselves mistaken.
IIus Honorable Precedent.
Covernment ownership of the tele
graph is not at all an exclusive tenet
of the Populist party, as Senator Allen
tried to impress uion his fellow Sena
tors. On the contrary, the postal tele
graph was repeatedly recommended by
Republican incumbents of the post
master generalship long before the
Populist party had existence either in
imagination or In fact. Postmaster
General Cress well recommended the
postal telegraph more than twenty
years ago. Postmaster General Wan-
amnfcor advocated government owner
ship of thi telegraph after the. Populist
platforms had Adopted the Idea, but no
one claimed that he thereby became n
Populist. Had Senator Allen pursued
the subject further ho would have dis
covered that a very respectable minori
ty of both houses of Congress are favor
able, to the postal telegraph.
The 1 Effect on Uimincs.
The newspaper organs which have
been continually harping on gold since
the very day that Cleveland Issued his
silver repealing message to the extra
session of Congress in the summer of
1SD3 are at it again in connection with
the present condition of business. And
their statements are just as true now
as they were then and not a whit more
so.
"Business will pick up at ocee as
soon as the new gold loan is secured,"
chirrups a ponderous authority in New
York. "Repeal the Sherman law and
business will revive within a week,"
said the same authority eighteen
months ago. "The bonds have been
sold, and now to business," again it
piped twelve mouths ago. "The loan
has made the treasury solid and there
is now a good footing for business,"
cackled the same concern scarcely
sixty days now gone. Iut on neither
of these occasions did the carrying out
of the Cleveland linancial program help
business to any appreciable degree.
What business wants is not the pil
ing up of the national debt, but assur
ance that the people are to be put in a
condition to pay their scores at the
corner groceries nnd the dry goods
stores. Whenever the consumers of the
country are given an opportunity to
put in their time at good wages in
shops, mills and counting houses, on
railways and on farms, then there will
be business for all. And it is not gold
that is needed to bring that condition
about.
The Republican newspapers which
have been buncoed into the everlasting
gold scheme would better wake up to
the situation and see where t' ey are
"at." The war upon silver was under
taken for the double purpose of benefit
ing the gold ring and distracting at
tention from the colossal failure of
tariff reform."
The way to benefit business is to go
lack to business principles in the man
agement of the country's business and
industrial affairs. Give to the country
a sufficient volume of money to trans
act its business. Let the buyers and
shippers of the West once become in
dependent of the Eastern money bags.
When Europe needs the products of the
Western plains, let Western money
move the crops. If this wore done one
single season, the cry of distress that
has been heard for mouths past would
be settled forever.
Free coinage of silver will do it!
Governor Waite.
Davis II. Waite is no longer Governor
of Colorado, but. now that he has re
tired from the arena, even his enemies
in that State have to confess that his
administration has left legacies of
legislation which are a credit to the
State and a benefit to its people. Waite
was often hot of temper, immoderately
so. perhaps, but it was always the heat
of righteous indignation, such as every
honest man may feel in times like
these. Though along in years, the re
tiring Governor is well preserved both
mentally and physically not unlike
the English Gladstone and may again
take a part in shaping the history of
his country. lie struck us as a thor
oughly honest man. as well as aide and
progressive; even Iiis worst enemies
have never undertaken to assert that
he was not honest. Waite, in fact,
bears a close resemblance in manner
and temperament, as well as in action
and principles, to Andrew Jackson.
Men who have not understood him, or
whose political interest lay in not un
derstanding him or in misrepresenting
him. have called Waite such names as
"crazy;" but Jefferson records the ap
plication of "maniac" to the author of
the Declaration of Independence and
father of the Democracy for similar
reasons his oposition to the privileges
of the banks of issue. The fox does not
love the man who tries to deprive it
of its goose.
Public Sentiment Demands It.
Public sentiment is tending more
strongly than ever in this country to
ward the increased use of silver in
our currency. We certainly need to
establish a currency system which is
best for our own country and our own
national development, rather than a
system which other European coun
tries are so strenuously insisting that
we should adopt. Very many of our
ablest thinkers anil business men are
not in favor of maintaining the single
gold standard to please John Rull and
a dozen of his leading bankers. In
maintaining the siugle gold standard
we are depreciating the farm value
of our products, bankrupting our farm
ers, who are the bone and sinew of the
country, and we are also forcing 'in
creased grain production in silver
using countries, which are taking ad
vantage of our unfortunate position.
Every patriotic citizeu should demand
the restoration of silver to the money
of this country and to the world. Con
tinued disaster is sure to follow the at
tempt to adopt the English advice to
maintain the single gold standard.
For Money or Honor.
John G. Carlisle went into Cleveland's
cabinet for either money or honor. If
for money, it was for dishonest money,
for his place in the Senate was worth
nearly as much and was more certain.
If for honor, it was dishonorable, for
he had to sacrifice his convictions, as
expressed in long years of public life,
for his views on finance had ever been
contrary to Cleveland's ami contrary
has been his policy since inducted into
ottice. The logic of the case is certain
ly against him. Had he desired honor
he could have covered himself with It
J by remaining In the Senate and defeat
ing the financial conspirators. In the
New Time Just ahead of us he will be
counted with those who knew how but
would not help the people who had
honored him. There are many labor
ers struggling with poverty to-day
whose names will be honored when
that of Carlisle will be forgotten. Men
are being created whom the gold of
syndicates cannot buv.
Public O wiiereship.
Homestead! What a horror your
very name conjures up. How differ
ent from the emotions of what the
name once stood for! Homestead. Pa.!
Another cut in wages! Another link in
ihe chain of industrial slavery, o? man
acling man to work by keeping him
in poverty so he dare not cry out for
fear of starvation. Over two years
ago I pointed out to the iron workers in
Pueblo. Colo., that the Homestead cut
would be an excuse for a reduction in
Colorado. The soulless C. C. & Iron
Co., to cut to meet the Eastern compe
tition, and then an Eastern cut to get
under them, and a Western cut to get
under the East again. And the cuts
have been coming on schedule tine!
Rut the boys, trained up by boodle poli
ticians, would not listen to government
ownership of the coal mines and iron
works! They were told they would
b( government slaves! They are so
free now!! Hoys, vote for no man who
does not preach public ownership.
Exchange.
Think Over Thin.
Suppose we abandon the single
money standard, and it would be true
as predicted that geld would cost a
premium, which means that gold would
become an article of trade and cor.
meivo only: well, what thenV The im
porter who wanted to pay a bill in Eu
rope would have to buy gold to do that,
instead of paying directly with money,
he would have to purchase a certain
article of merchandise, namely, gold,
and give this in exchange for the mer
chandise he bought. That this should
be of any serious injury to the poop e,
we really cannot see. We were in this
condition before. During the war and
a long time after gold did not circu
late much as money, but had to be
bought with the money circulating and
our republic did not go to pieces and
we had no such fearful and long-lasting
panic as the present. The truth
is that the period when gold was at a
premium in this country was the pe
riod of its greatest business prosperity.
Notes.
Silence is golden, but money talks nev
erthelessso long as there is plenty of
silver.
Debs was sent to jail for six months
for the part he took in the railroad
strike. The general managers, how
ever, still bask in the sunshine of plu
tocratic protection.
Government loans at 2 pT cent,
means emancipation from debt slav
ery. Turning the finances of the Gov
ernment over to the bankers means
perpetual debt slavery to the masses.
England sends us $.".OmiiO0 of gold.
We shall soon be looking to her to
provide us with beef and mutton. And
this was a few short months ago the
richest country under heaven.
N'Mther telescope nor microscope re
veals the fact that after the i roast: ry
ha once more its SPmm0,O(KJ reserve,
the Wall street suction pump will not
be applied to pull all this gold out
again.
G rover Cleveland's gold cure may
not drive the rest of his party to drink,
for its fondness for Rourboii is pro
verbial, but as a sort of a reversed
linancial Keeleyite. his Excellency is.
nevertheless, making a valuable lepu
tati on.
A great deal is being said about the
way Cleveland has again met the
money crisis. More will be said anon
about how the gold-shippers have met
Cleveland. And this will not be the
collision of an irresistible force with
an immovable object, cither. Mr.
Cleveland's obstinacy is below par in
this particular.
Say, my (J. A. R. brother, you fought
to free the colored man, to lighten his
burden of toil and misery, didn't you 7
Well, is he, as a rule, as well fed and
clothed as before? I am sure he is
not. And, more, I see while men, ex
soldiers, working side by side with him
to-day. Roth producing wealth that
makes master richer than ever did
chattel slavery. White men are beg
ging for work to keep from starving
ex-sohiiers at that. Did you ever hear
of a slave begging for work to keep
from starving? Are not more white
people in worse want and dependence
to-day than ever were black people in
th s country? Surely. Ex-soldiers,
get your thinking caps on and learn
how this new form of slavery has such
a hold on the working people. The
war has lost the fruits of its victory.
Slavery has increased and involved
both white and black men. Think,
soldiers, think.
Don't fret 'bout theeurrency schemes.
The bankers will get just such laws
as they can agree on. You are not In
it, my mortgaged brother. I am glad
of lt. I like to see you squeezed. I
want the bankers tokeeprlghton. They
are doing you, my old party friend, a
good service. When they squeeze you
hard enough, you'll holler. Maybe,
then, some one can Induce you to read
and learn something about the finance
problem yourself. If the money con
spirators didn't squeeze nard, jou'd
never discover tlcy were robbing you
at all. It is essential to the life of this
nation that you do learn these things
yourself, so you will no Jonger be the
dupe of the political pirates whom, in
your Ignorance, you vote for. The
bankers can't makeany "sound money"
too "sound" to suit me, nor wildcat
bank notes too wild to suit me. They
are just where your votes have put
them, and the rest of us will have to
suffer with you until you get your eyes
open, and the Larder the squeeze, the
sooner will you be willing to see It
HUSTLING II00S1ERS.
rTEMS GATHERED FROM OVER
THE STATE-
An Interesting; Summary of the More Im.
portant Doings of Our NHjjhbor Wrd.
tfiiiff ml l)i:iH-lriuifs, Casualties,
aiul (ietier.il InUiaim Neu Nutu.
1 innr Stare Items.
Ii I nil will !iae a tcU-jdi ne exchange
lb. vt k diphtheria has broken out neai
ehesteren.
At Oakland CMy is pairs of twins have
been born in the last few months.
1; !;i:i:t Kr.i:.. age p.i. committed .sui
cide in New Albany, lie was a rejected
lover.
Mi N n: wiil pave forty blocks this j ear.
making about four miles of asphalt in tin
'-it altogether.
Oca Tiiokxtowx Frankfort, got Ii ft ecu
days in jail and a Sine of $10 for .stealing 11
cents worth ot cent.
Wii.i.k ( ; i n : ! ; t . l ; i ; . Counersville. while
coasting, ran into a b.ote and buggy ami
was se ej-ely injureil.
W i x !' i r. 1. 1 II n si a ::ns is j tut ling in mtat
crushing machinery in brown county. 11c
intends to manufacture glassware.
ii:!:::xr; i.i.o grocers are ;-.t war and. as
n result, granulated sweetness ells for '
cents a (nnd ami Hour at ." ccnis a ack.
.ti'.ssi: I!aii.i:v. 11 know fa:mrnear
bed ford, fell l'ro'-n ihe lot; of his barn and
struck a cutting box. He's .variously hurt.
1-'i:k; Mi:i. hai lestow tt. is p.i years
old. weigh L'io pounds, six feci and eight
inches tall, and strong as an ox. He wears
a No. i:s t-oot.
Wmi i: working at Ihe box factory at
l' ;i't:r. ieorge iillicrt fell into a large
vat of boiling water and wai scalded te
dath. He was married and leaves a
family.
A HAMiMtMi'. new Masonic temple for
Lg;)!isjn;it is as.-ttred. It is lobe located
at North and Fourth si reels and will prob
ably contain an auditorium that will seat
LI' people.
Wii.mi:, ihe ir-ycar-oM son of Thomas
Kavanaugh. of the Wabash read, while on
his way to school w as run down by a loco
motive in the W'abush yards and killed at
Fort Wayne.
A "."o-rorxi weight dropped from the
top of a gas well .shaft near Arcadia, and
grazing the shoulder of .1. K. Johnson, bur
ied ilself in the ground. All the muscles
were torn from Johnson's shoulder.
Fni:i Sum -kkxijakoki:. Mishawaka.
killed a freak in the poultry line, the other
day. The chicken had three legs, one
growing out from the back. The peculiar
ity was not noticed until after its death.
Tin: Cas belt Torpedo Company organ
ized ;,t Knightstow n. The capital .Mock
has been subscribed and otiiecrs elected.
Mr: 1. I. Whitted is president. .1. 11. b'eu
liclt manager, and Mr. C. Heard secretary.
Tiikki: brothers named Pass, in different
pa ls of the state, are a little taller than
the average. Martin Pass measures " feet.
3'4 indies. Frank Pass ist feet ' inches and
Sim las, the "runt" of the family, meas
ures ' feet I inch.
Srrr has lecn entered for damage
against the Alexandria natural-gas compa
ny, by Jean (irenier. Anderson. He claims
that while his child was sick the conipany
shut off the gas and thechauge in th'' tem
perature of the httu.se caused the child's
death.
I'iiii.i ! I.YKr.xs. of Cowan, who was
believed to have been murdered, has turned
up all right visiting old comrades in the
Soldiers Home at Marion. His failure to
te'l of Iiis depart nie and the fact that he
had just Im'cii paid his pension led to the
report.
J.w k N'oi.i.'s fine farm residence in
the eastern part of Clay County and all its
contents were consumed by lire w hile the
family were attending church. IJesiles
the household cll'ccts many valuable relics
were burned. The loss will reach in the
thou.-auds: partly covered by insurance.
Ix Washington County a married wo
mand and her married daughter each gave
birth to a baby the same day. both were
boys, same complexion, size, and weight.
When the neighbors came in they, of
course, took the babies and in someway
4ot them mixed. Now neither mother
ran tell which baby In-Iongs to her.
1 v order of Mayor Sumanof Valparaiso,
all saloon keepers were comjK'iled Sunday
to remove all furniture and screens in front
of their saloons so a full view could be ob
tained from the si sects. The order was is
sued on account of a request of the Citizens'
League. Now sonic of the saloon keepers
say they will put in stained glass windows.
Tin: business center of Anderson was
(1 art led recently by an explo.sion of natural
gas. which took place in the basement of
the saloon owned by Louis I liest. Hun
dreds of persons rushed to the .scene to find
a half dozen persons mangled m the de
bris. Henry Hittincr, a bartender, was the
only person injured. His head, face, and
hands were pretty badly burned. Dittmer
went to the cellar and, upon striking a
match, the explosion followed, a it hough no
trace of gas had been previously noted.
The'plate-glass front was shattered to pieces
and blown across the street, the iloor
ripped open, bottles broken and pieces of
plastering loosened from the walls and
ceiling. A half dozen persons were at the
bar. all of whom were slightly stunned by
the concussion, but none injured.
I'atknts have been awarded to residents
of Indiana as follows: Charles F. lJettmann,
jr.. New Albany, vehicle bolster: Allen A.
Bowser, Fort Wavne, extension step-lad-dar:
Nv lv anus F. bowser, Fort Wayne,
Selfineasiiriug pump: John Clark, assignor
of one-half to S. I. Hude, Lilerty, luv ere
iron for forges: IJeorge W. Demaiee, II. O.
niith and J. W. Dilmars, Whiteland. tire
tightener: XV. II. Duncan, L'ock Lane,
u ire stretcher: Joseph Leach, Indianapolis,
barrel hoop fastener; John F. Miller,
Lafayette, burner for crude oils and steam;
Fdniund Morris, assignor to Ford, Johnson
it Co., Michigan City, crossing needle for
cane weaving: F.dmund Morris, assignor to
Ford, Johnson A- Co., Michigan City,
machine for inserting threads into woven
fcbric.s: Edmund Morris, assignor to Ford,
Johnson Ar Co., Michigan City, machine
or inserting threads into woven fabrics;
Francis XV. h'ohiusoii, assignor to Ilobin
bon & Co., Kichmond. straw slacker.
"Nick" axo Jor.' Si. a coin kiskack,
against whom suspicion had rested from
the first, were arrested at Ihe home of their
brother, John Nlaoghterback, in Lawrence
county. III., tin a charge of being the men
who shot John Niblack, at Wheatland,
Friday night, in an attempt to rob his
father's store. The prisoners were taken
into the presence of young Niblack, who
identified them both as the men that entered
the store. The prisoners were hurried into
a carrage. taken to Vincennes and placed
in jail just in time to escape the vengeance
of a mob which was gathering. Had the
prisoners lvcen left there until night they
wouM have been mobbed.
QUEER MOTTOES ON BELLS.
Curious Inscriptions Copied from tha
Metal i,, -:nKIaml.
In the Xcwbery .Magazine there is an
Interesting article on "Iiell luscrip-
tions." A bell at Heutlev. X. H is in-
yeribod-
"John FJyer gave twenty pound
To meek me a losty sound."
Several inscriptions on bells are of an
amatory character. A very common in
scription is the following, found in Cov
entry. Knaresboiough, Northampton,
ami other places:
"In wedlock's bonds all ye who join
With hands your hearts unite.
So shall .ur tuneful tongues combino
To laud the nuptial rite."
On a couple of Lincolnshire bells ono
of lsoT and the other of IN is -we havo
the following:
"When female virtue weds with manly
worth.
"We catch the rapture and we spread it
forth."
Very ofion the happy pair are re-
,;, , I , i . . . 1 ,,
miutled ot the tninsitormess of human
existence and of the end of all things.
Here is a specimen of this kind of in-
scriplion from I lake well U75S):
"Wben .,.e ! II,- v.
... .... ... im ii .-, I'.um lllllie
Our merry peals produce, delight;
But when dentil goes his dreary rounds
We semi forth .sad and mournful
sounds."
A very suggestive inscription is that
on the bell at Ilough-on-tiie-IIill. Lin
colnshiiv. it js orated HVoS, and runs as
' ,
"When you pear this mournful sound,
Prepare yourself for underground."
L'ach bell in a peal at St. Miohael'a,
. .
Coventry. ,t we ar, to .idgv from the
mot Joes, had a special use of its own.
Thus No. 4 was evidently the work -
men's bell:
"I ring at i to let men know
... ... , . . ..
h"M u,lUul ' their work to go."
No. 7 was the bell for summoning to be appoiiöed !;. a board of .state orheers.
worshipers to church: '"' ,,"',nd bill ru-hed through under the
, , . , , ; previous fiustiivi vv a.-h,r rt J,. 'j-!a!ive -to-
"I ring to sermon with lusty lombe, ! ,...,;. ,. ;.,,, M .
... , ' ; l:!,ll.,'"na,ut. Ieii:g tlie laea-tire ititro luee.1
Ihat all may erne and none stay at ( early in the .-.:,, but permitted to he
home." . j dormant in commitev till acted upon by the
Xo. s was the tire bell, of which, too, j l',i?nv "'nu !i
we have a specimen in the church at ! ' iv, '''l-'ddican represei;t;iie. u .wo,
Sherborne- j Hinvv idilie. Meicii ly. (Jarriot and tiibsoi:
..... , , . vo:.-d with the democr: against the bill.
Lord, ouent h this furious flame, j The interest th,. j, hols m bill h-ts
Arise, run. put out the same." j engen len d throughout the stale w iscle.irly
One bell in All Saints', Northampton. I i" the House when i's c..n-
Kavs. ; sideraiion was re-uine 1. by the pre-eiic ;,f
' " j m and women from d liferent .sections of
'I mean to make it understood, j Indiana, and the discussions were listened
That though Im little, yet I'm good." to w ith the ;no-t l.tark.-d att-ntion. The
Whilst another at St. Ives says, "Arisa ''j11 :Ul uu'hr "Lenthe
and go about vmir business."
running inscriptions are not often to
bo met with. The following, found at
Towt bester. North Hants, may be held
as belonging to this class:
Pull on, brave boys, I'm metal to the
back,
'But will be hanged before I crack.
Tea-Ilouses in China.
The restaurant or t-a-lious- in China .,, , , C-ri , 1 ,
I pen l siienns and apjM.mt temjM,rirv sher
takes the place of the West on club- j irts and prosecuting attorneys: appointing
room. All the current news and gossip '. two i'r.o holders by circuit judges to every
an here circulated and discussed over ( county board to review laxe: making com
their eating and gambling. One of ! t'feial paper d ie on Imli lav s payable the
their -ames of chance, which ve have I l-'r,"t',H,m" ,Im-v: .wiiiii -'.inties to j,;iy
frequently noticed, seems to consist in J"1
.,.'.. , , . out o! tue general liiiel: lor tlie division tI
throwing their lingers at each other, j states.
ami siiouting at the top of their voices. Thero was an immense crowd in the
It is really a matching of nuinbers. for ; House when the Nicholson bill was re-
which the 'hiimineti make signs on ; suni -d, sect in b .section. The bill is o-
their lingers im to the numeral ten. ! f,,"-ht im-h by inch ! its opponents.
The Chinese of all nations seem to I Tt!!:' pac-l theet,:i?e:
.. , . , r , Making it unlawful So operate a -ulmii
live in ord"r to ent. ami from this race t .. ..,;.. ..f ., vl. . . , .
, , w nni ig a mites oi a Mate or national sot-
of epicures developed a nation of ex- ' i,,r, j,,,,,:,-; prodding for tree licence to
cellent cooks. Our fare in China, out- ! '-.-i)ldie.. and ex-.-ailo.-s f...- the jx d Hing
side the (lobi district, was Tar better ' r handling of go'nU: requiring township
than in Turkey or Persia. A plate of j trustees to keep a record 1 all tow i;hip or
slicetl meat stewed with vegetables l TS ?-'r il,in-,!i:t nrety c .nij'.i-
nn.i .servo.! iti. ... -o.oe.Mt -is t ! i iay gt -:.on the bonds of olüccrs. ad-
radishes and onions with vinegar, two
loaves of Chine,e mo-mo. or stenmed stamp it and sell it as such, and that hotels
bread, and a pot of tea. would usually i md restaurants that i.se it shall placard
cost us about Three ami a juart T : the fact: requiring that the manufacturers
con Is apiece. ! ,f horse and mule meat shall !j!el the
L'vervihing in China is sliced, so ihat ! !,:Kka!fvs u!;k:i u 'l"1 !: tnakingit
it can be eaten i,, the choo-sticks. :l;P.hit com, re-
.... . , ... , . ! porters when- cither party m a suit de-
Ihese we at length learned to ni:nu- ; matids it: i-ixi-ling r.-gti!al i :is forprivate
ulate with sutik ient dexterity to pick ! .1-teetives and spies: making it unlaw fed to
up a dove's egg the highest attain- j take tish from lakes, exc -pt to st.n-k other
incut in the chop-sthk art. The Chi-i lakes ami streams, between April land
nese have rather a sour than a s-.veet i Tu:H' ,r: to prevent the pol ling of school
toot!,. Sugar is rarely used in any- ; -'"unerations.
thing, and never in tea. The steeped 1 . Till-: h'' as a committee of the whole,
ten flowers, which the higher classes i1!;1'?1 ,hV the Nicholson
. , . bill I hlllsd 1 .
use, are really more tasty w ithout it. , . f. .. , , , . . .
' J After adopting ivsolatiotis of r-.-HHt to
. . M inisjer Jra the h ri.se adiouritci.
D'Orsay's Advice. j Th re wa but iütle bu-iness transacted
Tom Kaikes. diseur and dandy, but 1 in the senate Not mere than a doen
w hose lace no amount of dand vism ; 'nabrs w ere present v. hen the se- m
coeltl beaut i IV. once sent D'Orsay a . ,v:'" t'a;!,'1,L , The e:i:,te a Ijourned in
, .... . ,. : lienor of the late .Minister Irav.
copv of ottensive verses anonymously. . v. , , ..,,. . . , . ..
' ! I he a ichnlsi n b.!l was reoortel tthe
which, being shown ab..ur. laused ,,liul. r,l!LiV ,,v ,.. t.,,n;ii:t(V ,.r t,..
great laughter at the beau's expense. ; w hole, and the report was adopted. The
To maintain its assumed character, ' bill w as then made the sp -cial order f.r
the letter had been sealed with a ' Tii 'sday morning at M oYI.., k.
wafer and thin. bio. D'Orsav knew t The House pased the libel bil'. It is
who was the writer. The next time j !:;' that vv as intred.ueel by lo pr 'senta
.... . ,. , . , ... live stutesman, but a :in:iar bill caving
he saw Baikes at the club, no called J(.lw y se,,-,,.. i:i!ri, plJO,i bv
out: "The next time, mon eher, you j senator hieley. the .Semite bill w as sub
write an anonynieus letter, don't seal stitutel. The bdl creating a Miperier
it with ytur nose." . Court for Madison Coimtv also pa'-sed.
The Senate was v ithout a qe.ontm w !:en
. . . . i j it met, but this did net interfere with ih-
Anc.cnt Bridges ! i:vont:lliu of H u mit:i,,r uf Ck,:mui!.
I he Chinese are know n to have built tlV ri.ports.
several line suspension bridges before :
. e .i . . i . ; I in: House, .salurdav. adopted a reso!:-
the opening tf the Crimean era. Due Pi . . . . , '
1 . , ... . . i ti'n whicn provides tliat in lutuie anv
the iu-ovinee of human, built in the t meuilT w ho absents him-elf without per
year C'J A. I)., is still in excellent con- ; misiiM, ur e(Hki a.i athi -ent reason shall
dition. I b' tlocked his salary for the day he is ah-
' ' sent.
Won't st n ml IliimlniKKinK. j The bill providing f.r free text beks.
By an Italian law every circus which : and which is compulsory, passed. It cre
doos not iierform very act promised in : at es two new eihtvrs in each county in the
the printed program, or which misleads stat'. and c'.tails an enormous expense,
ihe public bv means of pictures, is liar I rendering necessary for the purchase f
ble to a tine of SÖ(H) for each offense. i lto a!"V"; th" s;" "f
; I lie bill making rai!ra I companies Iia-
l ' ble for ihvs originating irom sparks from
i oai j pK.ir.ltl,hts al() j,:lNsed.
The first barrel of "coal oil' was, T;e Committee tt. Corp .rations rcp.rted
commercially usmi in 1SJ. in iss.;
;iS,S'J0.:Xn; barrels of that product wer ! Toilette's bill concerning voluntary a-vx-i-ctnisuiued.
j ations. by whitdi the management of the
. ! big Four Kailroad Company may hicorpor-
Chincno Tray While Japs Fight, j t hosj.it d proj.vt.
China has a war god to whom th v - - tiator Wtshard intro lttee-l a bill in the
have burned Incense from times Im- J VVrf I'l f1;- "-1 r Ch.ri
. , , ties jnm er tt establish civ 1 1 service rules in
memoilal and who has over o,lAO ; all nal. benevolent an I c mvtional in
names. stUntietrs, ami power to enforce the rule. .
INDIANA LIJGISd.ATTKi;.
i Till: Ibue. Me Jay. pa, . 1 ;h r !u-
, ti,,:i providing fir a:i am -::d:aei;t t the
' "ntitui.m r"juiiing th tt foreigners sh:t!I
' To",'1' ,!', t-"!::,!ry ,iu' vu ,v:""n" ,!i,'y
, .-hall have the rig!:t to vote in the "Mate.
j - icmmuijou ior :moi:ier a'.ien tni MU to iin'
; ceiiMitutio:i providing for the nv of the
! voting machine was also adopted.
. ' The liremeii'.s peu-in fund bill as amen I
; cd and passed by the ejj;ife, wa consid-
j cred and l lie am.'Sidinents were concurred
i in.
: The joint resolution f.;r i u-T it ii i-:i il
j amendment providing that th General An
1 sen.b'.y haI5 not pax al or special laws
: reiini'iising public o:;
:cer Who luve lost
; puoiie moiie. was adops-d.
The biii dennm g, pri.-' fight.-and i roMb-
iting sin h toiiSexN in i!,j- N;jte. came up
on third reading, and pa--e.l alnio-t unani
mously. !t prov ides !r th ' arrest of sj.ee
tatois, as weil a- principals, second, am!
turn-keepers.
The biij j,r,, Ming ,;. teaching of the
elicit of narcotics and in'oxiewnts on the
. hnman system in the puhlu
'.hools Wij
l'axed.
In't!;;
np m t.'i.-: ü a.;-o;. -.-e..'. I iva ling an 1 w a-
, advened to engn,--.,. r,u. ,,. a, .(
: siand-. and i- it n ill probably ! passed,
i i stringent m '. s-.-r . It provides that
; h-omargarim .shall best tmp,d an Isold a
-:" resl:Uiri !.ls.n.,Teis
au, i ooai iü'g-ho'.ise- that sv-re it shall au-no-.ince
the lat ! on a piav car 1. co::p;c'i-
ot;-i j.oMed.
l'i;e o!diers' Il.,;n ' bill vva- b -fore the
t:t:i
and
n'naUr o!
amendments w ere ofo-re J. relating to ;vr
f. cling title, ac. The bill wa. referred to
a Commitb-e o! three to OinL-e i.'i'jn.'... . -
goted bearing ..n :h: ;,ie -et
! Tiir. majority entered upu: p- Ion-
! delayed p' titieal lei-'atien ta in ti.7.
i Hoit.se. an 1 w it ti:i an hour committee r
V1, r.;.,
' eons, it'uioiia! I'.iie si:,-.;. J .. an 1 the
p.-,;. Jia...,. .!;,,...,,, ,. V,,,,.. .V.
the operation oft!. ;.r v:.,u- vie-ti on.
' The ;rM bill abolish - the -.Mjers" and
' sailors" monument ommis-ion. created i-.
l,1:. 'r' T "V' H " f'
'monument anu e-tab i-jie-m it, -t.-ud a re-
t u tfl ,..,:, ''ir .
1 Hoiis adjourned.
I In the Senate the apportionment bill of
' Senator Wish. -ml u-u eeel,. .,..,.; .t ,,-!....
.-,' V IUI U. 4 1
for I'hursdav .
The day was sjh :it in discussing the
building association question. Senator
i Xewhy. bill was up tor passage, which
was nnally relerred to the CommiVev on
Corporations, there to d.e.
Tin. Ilmis'. Wednesday, ts-ed the fol
lowing bills:
i iliit tli.h 4'.., ...... . ... . .. . .
tniiiistralor.s. and executors; providing thai
I manufacturers of oleomargarine shall
faxorablv an amendment to Senator La

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