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J. BULL WILL OWN US.
WE'RE BEING BOUGHT OUT WEALTHY ENGLISHMEN. BY They Have Acquired Va-t Tracts of Laud in Y2ii Country, Abrogating 20,000,000 AcrcH-Sccret Society to Ifeseiit Their Hack Iicutiitg. It of the IIi!diiijis. That Fnglish aristocrats should rule large domains in the I'nittnl States, ami nth them from London, is at first a dittieult thing to grasp. Not until it is home in mind that peers and peer esses; of Croat llrifain are lar.se landed proprietors in our country Viseount Scully alone owns :;.-.' hi aeres in Illinois, Iowa and Nebraska does tlie .significance of absenteeism in land lords become apparent. Hut now the matter will bo brought home to Ameri cans more directly than it has ever been brought home yet. for there is shortly to be a union in London of the American land-owning interests, and a series of drastic measures are sched uled, which, it is believed, will not only increase the annual rentals of the vast domain involved, but will greatly af ire t the destiny of the hundreds of thousands who dwell upon it. First of all, a list of the members of the aristocracy who own the lands in question will not be without interest. Such a list has nev er before been given in full. The greatest of the F.ng'ish NIIADKI) SKCTIONS SHOW" LAND holdings and the persons interested are these: The Texas Land Union (Syndicate No.:i). ".000,000 acres. Interested peers: Ilaroness llurdett-Coutts, Marl Cado gan, the Duke of Iieaufort, William Alexander Lochiel, Stephen Douglas Hamilton. Duke of lieaudon. Duke of Rutland. Ughtaed J. Kay-Shut tie worth and Fthel Cadogan unaid in waiting to the Queen). This syndicate owns whole counties in Texas and tens of thousands of persons pay it rentals. Sir Edward Iieid, loiK,imo acres. This is a syndicate which owns lands in Florida only. It includes the pres ent Duchess of Marlborough. Lady Randolph Churchill and Lady Lister ia:! ye. Viscount Scully, 2.oiU0 acres. Syndicate No. 4 l.N'iOjioo acres. This syndicate has all its holdings in Mis sissippi. It includes the Marquis of Dalhotisie, Viscount Cholmondeley, Viscountess Cross. Hon. Lady Hamil ton Cordon and Hon. Lady l.iddulph. Marquis of Tweedale l.TÖO,( 00 acres. The Marquis is famed all over Scot land as the rack-rent landlord. Fhillips. Marshall & Co.. London 1 .."00.000 acres. if The Anglo-Ainencan syndicate, Lon the South and t don 7öO.(HiO acres in West. r.ryan IL Evaus 700JOO acres in Mississippi. The Duke of Sutherla.id-12o,oOO acres. The F.ritisK Land Comn.iuy-a20.000 acres in Kansas. William Whalley 310,00) acres. The Missouri Land Company '100,- 000 acres. Kotiert Tennant acres. Dundee Iguid Company 247,000 acres. Lord Puntnore 120.000 acres. benjamin Newgas, Liverpool 100,- 000 acres. Iiord Houghton .( acres in Flor ida. Lord Dunraven 00,0X acres in Col orado. English Land Company ÖO.OoO acres in California. English Land Company ."0,000 acres in Arkansas. Alexander ("rant, London 00,000 acres in Kansas. Syndicate No. 0110.000 acres In Wisconsin. This syndicate includes the Earl of Verulam and the Earl of Lankeville. M. Evenhauser, of Halifax-000,000 acres in West Virginia. A Scotch syndicate No. 1 oOXM) acres in Florida. Land Owners Organizing. It is claimed that fully 20,000,000 acres of American land are thus owned by great landowners in England and Scotland. This does not include the Holland syndicate, which owns o.OOO, 000 acres of grazing land iu Western States, nor the Cermaii syndicate, owning 2,000,000 acres in various States. For some time past it has been evi dent to the foreign landowners that concerted action on their part was es sential to their interests. It is well known to those who have casually looked into the matter th.it foreign land-owning has much impeded the de velopment of the Western common wealths!. The great landowners posi tively refuse to sell. The- prefer to establish a system of agencies and bailiffs with the result that very seri ous complications have resalt"d. The State Legislatures have done their best to deal with the question, but heretofore with only indifferent suc cess. Finally- matters 'came to such a de plorable stage in Illinois that a com mittee of the American tenantry was appointed to present a memorial to the London owners of the luid. set ting forth the ruin that stared the Western farmers in the face as a re sult of the rack-renting system that had been evolved out of .he chaos, but did not accomplish any great re sults. Finding that mild measures availed nothing, the tenantry resorted to a more radical expedient. An associa tion has been formed in Illinois. Ne braska. Iowa and Kansas to resist to the utmost the demands of the F.nglish landlords. The organization is a se cret one and is the tirst really agrarian agitation in American history. The association works more secretly than the Holy Vehm Berichte, but it has already influenced legislation in a marked manner. There is now for the first time an open war in prospect between aristo cratic land owning llritons and their tenants in America. San Francisco I 'xa miner. For Stationery. Fach Congressman is allowed .Sll'ö for stationery for each session of Con gress, and those who do not use that amount of stationery during the ses sion, may draw the remainder in cash. The stationery accounts just now being made up show that very few use all their stationery. One dignified member 1IKLI) 1JY FOIIKICN CAl'lTALlsTS. reported only three con Is worth, most of them from $1 to Sio. The committees-are allowed liberal supplies of sta tionery independent of the Congres sional supply, and Congressmen use this instead of their own. leaving them that much mire cash. The present Congress has had three sessions, mak ing the stationery allowance S.7." for each member. Add to this the Sl.'JOO for a clerk, and another considerable leak appears, to be plugged by more gold bonds. Pops Not Djiiitf Out. The cheerful old party liars repeal their weekly joke about the Populists lying; out. It makes us smile. This is bow they are dying out: In the election last fall the Republi cans lost It) per cent, of their vote when compared with the vote of istrj. The Democrats lost over .'IT per cent. The Populists gained !C per cent. How do you like It? This Is the way it looks on paper: Republican loss, 20 per cent., looks like this: Democrat io loss, :i per cent., looks like this: c And Populist CAIN' of Or, per cent., like this: 2 The Populist? Populist. are satisfied. Kansas In Delia nee of All. Cleveland has issued his gold, bonds to Rothschild in deliance of law, in deliaiico of Congress and in defiance of the people. Talk about the Czar of Il.issia! Count. Tolstoi lias recently is sued a protest against that monarch's declaration that he proposed to contin ue ids claims of autocracy and uphold the divine right of kings. Count Tol stoi should come over to America and try his hand. Our plutocracy can give points to the Russian autocracy. Iu the person of Cleveland we have both. He is an autocrat as well as a phittv crat, everything in fact but a Democrat. Hanks in Politics. The banks are running the country and running it into the ground. You cannot pick up a newspaper but you will read of a meeting of bankers, here or there, to dictate to Congress; or of President Ulank. of the Fdank National Lank, drawing a series of resolutions to instruct members of the House or Senate. Are the bankers philanthropists? No: their business is to lend money and col lect interest upon it. As a class they have not a particle of connection with the people, except to siiek the substance out of them, and leave them poorer than they were. Are they looking out for the welfare of the masses': No: they are simply trying to concentrate the wealth of the masses in their own pock ets. You can't blame them. That is their business. Hut to govern a repub lic so that the many will be prosperous and the greed of the few be restrained I all ! You might just as well expect a Hengal tiger to establish an orphan asylum. He might furnish the orphans, but not the asylum. Now, we are not objecting to bankers per sc. Many of them are excellent gentlemen: but when it comes to a money-lending class controlling the leg islation of this great republic we pro test with all the emphasis we are capa ble of. All our disasters are due to them coming out from behind their counters to dominate the politics of the country. Let them slick to iheir legitimate busi ness of money grabbing. Ignatius Donnelly. Yankee Hoodie. Once upon a time old ( I rover 0. Sent forth a great big bellow. To slop the nse of white nioii-ee Ami coin alone the yellow. So Congress gathered at his beck And load and long debated. Till silver got it "in the neck," And Shy lock's greed was sated. Yankee Hoodie did the job Iioodle there was handy, Old ('rover handled well his mob, Congress was a dandy. Hut still the panic moved along And got i?s deadly work in. Each plutocrat was waxing fat. While Congress kept on shirkiu'; Old ('rover vetoed seigniorage. Against I he people's wishin'. And having nothing more to do The old ens went a lishin'. Hood ers soon wiil lose their job. Though boodle now is Uandy: Old Ctover cannot rule ins mob, Ain't these times a dandy? O. how they feared the "common weal," A guilty conscience pricked them. Just think how scared they would feel If Ceneral Coxcy licked them! Perhaps for once a good big scare Might stir them up to action. And tide us through this desert bare Until the next election. ' Hoodlers will soon lose their job, Though boodle now is handy. Old C rover cannot rule his mub, 1 Ain't these times a dandy? Dallas Mercury. .1 1 A mon Our l-'x change. Cold is not money, but money can be nade out of gold, by law only. Ex change. Silver Is an issue, silver is at present , a great issue: hut silver is not the sole issue. The Watchman. Yes, the Populists teach Socialism the same kind of Socialism that Christ taught. Kansas Agitator. Every strike is but a revolt of Ameri can white slaves against their task masters. The People's Advocate. Ponds for the bankers! Soup for the ! suckers that do the voting! Let the ea j gle scream! Voice of the People. ( The simplest question of the hour and the most pregnant with results is: Cau the people be induced to think? Times. If the government perishes, to the an archy of the rich and not to the anar chy of the poor will its downfall be due. The Star and Kansan. The greenback is sprinkled with the benediction of America's most loyal hen rt blood. Shall it be destroyed by bushwhacking oankers .' 1 lie-Xevv J-.ra, .lonesville, Mich. The merchant, the farmer and the la borer are in the same political boat. The prosperity of one is bound up in the prosperity of the other. The Cur rent Voice, Nashville, Tenu. Has it eer occurred to yon that if government has the power to make natiojial bank money good by putting its fiats" on it, it can make its own - money g V Charter. good in the same way. New v Pullman proposes to educate fifty young men for the ministry. He will vvanl. them to preach constantly the doctrine of content from the text, "Ser vants obey your masters.' The Oblong Ledger. The subsidized press regales us with interviews of Kastern men who talk of free silver and Pen Harrison in the same breath. You might as well try to harmonize the devil and holy water. Cloud City New s. The produce which Cod lias given for the sustenance of his creatures cannot le warehoused by the government; but. when that produce Is turned into whisky by the devil for the damnation of all creation, then it can be warehoused.-t'ovcrnor Waite. Think of a few thousand who seat themselves three times a day to to " plate:;, and of the millions who are sealed to iwo and three cent plates, ami not three times a day, cither! Where is your law of distribution V Ask the glorious g. o. p. and demo-rep. parties who have administered your govern ment. Ask thein for a system of laws that will place equal opportunities with in the reach of all, and their reply after elected will be, you bo d d. KsgliU of Labor Advocate. Chicago's Disgrace. Chicago ought to quote her aldermen in her live stock market. Detroit Trib une. Unless all sign-; fail, we are presently to see a notable overturning and disinfect ing in the municipal politics of Chicago. Hartford Con rant. From a purely sordid standpoint there is little choice bei ween being elected an alderman in Ch'nr.go and marrying into the Could family.-Nebraska State Jour nal. The good people of Chicago are so in censed over the corruption of their alder men that they forgot themselves and held their indignation meeting Sunday. Wash ington Post. To judge from its recent action in voting away valuable franchises jo unknown par ties, the Chicago City Council appears determined to oat-Tammany Tammany. Hosten Journal. The Illinois Slate Legislature has dis covered that the city of Chicago is cor rupt. The Legislature ought to get a leather medal for this great discovery. Sioux "ity Journal. Chicago people arc furiously ami justly indignant ot the rampant corruption of the unspeakable aldermen, but they seem to la k the ability to unite for an over throw of the rascals. --New York Adver tiser. Chicago h.s been holding mass meet ings at which the l lie aldermen" of the city were denounced. The people who took part in these meetings owe them selves some denunciation for electing "boodle aldermen. New York Mail and Express. Tlie Il.iywnrd Verdict. Mr. Harry Ilayward also has a very poor opinion of juries. -Washington Post. Harry Hay ward's bet of -S10 that he. would be acquitted of the charge of mur der showed bad taste and had judgment in about equal propoit ions. Washington Star. The verdict will be indorsed by the gen eral sentiment of the public. It was an awful crime, and the murderer deserves the full penalty of tin- la w. Haltiniore America n. Among those who have followed the tes timony in the Cing murder case there will be little doubt that the jury, in con victing Hay ward, has brought a most desperate scoundrel to justice. I udianap olis Sentinel. The conviction of Harry Ilayward for the murder of Miss Cing in Minneapolis was expected. It was the only thing to do. I e has shown himself t be a vicious and dangerous person, and the life he led could had only to State's prison or ilia scaffold. N;w York World. It is a grewsome thought that the news that a human being, full of life and abounding activity, is to be put to death should bo accepted by any other human being with satisfaction. Vet that is ;m qe.est'onably the feeling of the whole community over the verdict of the jury in the case of Harry Hay ward. St. Paul Pioneer Press. Some Obituary Nitcs. Congress at last is lifeless. Let it rest in pence.--Kansas City World. Congress died hard, but. thank good ness, it is dead. Pittsburg Dispatch. The country rejoices that its power for mischief has ended. Louisville Commer cial. Tiie parting kick to tic expiring Con gress is both numerous and hefty. l'oston Herald. The Fifty-third Congress came in like a lion and went out like a goat. St. Louis t "lobe-Democrat. The Fifty-third Congress is first in the hearts of its countrymen, but if is the marble heart in most instances. Detroit Tribune. The adjournment of Congress ought to have a stimulating effect on business. Contidence may now be restored. Kan sas City Journal. Congress adjourned just as the wedding of Miss Anna (build and Count Castellane commenced. It is one continual round of pleasure here iu the Fnited States. De troit Free Press. Mr, Dunn New Suit. There has long been a tradition in the Sun ollice that if you see it in the Sun it's so. We will now have an opportunity to tind out whether there is any truth in that tradition. M iuneai.olis Journal. Editor Dana of the New York Sun has got himself sued for criminal libel. Mr. Dana's oliice eat ought to have secured the copy on which the libel is based and eaten it before it reached the typesetters. St. Paul Clobe. The indictment "of Charles A. Dann, editor of the New York Sun, will hardly cause that gentleman to lose any rest. He has been indicted before and probably does not mind these incidents of news paper life. South Rend Tribune. The Infelicities of Married Iife. The Drayton divorce trial will be con ducted in public in New York and will, of course, occupy the main tent. Detroit Tribune. That New York judge w ho declared that the real honeymoon began fifty years titer marriage of course rellected that one of the parties, possibly both, would be dead. Cleveland Plain Dealer. Dr. Morse, of Oklahoma, has filed n suit for divorce on the ground that his wife pulled the bed bedclothes off his manly form in winter and doused him with hot water in summer. As the laws of Oklahoma' permit a divorce for "ex treme cruelty," it is presumed that the doctor will win his suit. Kansas City Star. Notes of Current K vents. (b iinaiiy will take part iu the French exposition of P.HiO. Marshai Yamagata has been appointed Japanese Minister of War. Elbridge T. (Jerry was ordered off the floor of the New York Assembly by Speak er. Fish. A. E. Hurkhart. of Cincinnati, sent two American bison to lbsmarck as a birth day present. Fred Lawrence, former advance agent for Forepaugh and P.aruuui, is dead at Concord. N. 11. INDIANA INCIDENTS. SOBER OR STARTLING, FAITH FULLY RECORDED. An InterrBtin- Summary of the More Im. pnrtant Doi-sgs of Our Neighbor Wed. dings and Deaths Crimes, Cujunl' it aud General News Note. Condensed State New. I) A vil Sr.i.i.i:i:s w as Killed h lh" ears at Columbus. Lo;ANdoi:T electric light company has reduced thv- price of ligh'iug oic-t bird. Foi:i Wavm: i to have a company of cavalry. It will be the only one in the States. W a I . I . A 1 . W 1 1 1 1 1 : . a T i re 1 1 au ' e e 1 : pen -ter. went hunting. His gnu exploded, killing him iu-ianlly. John Nini.A u, Wheatland, who was terribly wounded l burghirs. recently. i recovering and w dl soon im- on his lev. t. It proiii:-d to Ifiiild au electric railway from Yalpat iso to Chicago, v, Inch w ill t any passengers for 1 cents for the round trip. Tin: Paragon Paper Mill Company. Mini cie. was lined for polluting the waters 01 the M issi".iueva Kiver with its ivfue. A K.i:ii:i: near ? racuse put ground coal in his hog feed, having heard that ii was good for swine. All his porkers are lead. C J 'i". ( 11 1. 1: r. v . Fvan i!!e. attempted to drive across the tracks in front of a train. His horse was Killed and he was badly injured. M i nk farming iu Porter county has 1k' come quite an industry. They are raised lor their oil and furs which sell readily and at g .-d prices. Ar Sullivan a giind-tone burst. One piece crushed through a two-inch plank, plastering, laths, and weather hoarding, and landed oui-ide. Ttü: Commercial Club cd" IJichtnond has passed a resolution by which the next Mali- K.Mcampmcn' oHhed. A. K. will be asked toiaeet in that city. Tin: students of Y"abash College vigor ously opposed the action of tlie college provident in forbidding college ball teams to play with professionals. The Indiana Teachers." Association will hold its annual meeiiug at South llend the first week iu April. It is expected that l.um teachers will U' present. Jt K Ci;i i:k. (lowing through the c mi tci of Klwood. is to lo converted into a monster sewer and covered. I!y so doing $1:.',o.ih.'.I worth of laud will be reclaimed. J i I,:: Hi has given judgment for ?t. :'.' against the ci'.y of Laporte in fa. or of the (iameweU electric tire alarm company. Council put the stem in de spite the mayor's . to. W. K. Sti:vi:.s. au F. Im wood employe of tlie Diamond plate-glass factory. ha in stituted suit for Shun hi damages agaiiot the company for injuries received while iu their employ as engineer. I'ii.wk Si:i:iii;u. a oiing man employed in Coleman's barrel -heading factoiy at Ter re Haute, was fatally injured by being catight up by a belt and drawn with tcrrhic force against the pulley. A r Farmland. Charley Dull, aged twelve years, son of Solomon Dull, a country ditch contractor, while carelessly handling a revolver, accidentally shot his younger brother. Frank, through the head. The wound is a dangerous oneand w ill probably prove fatal. Mis Mai:o.i:i:t Wii.mcs. an aged "lady of Seymour, who resides with her daughter, Mrs. Doll Keunard. has leoii ill for some time with grip. The other night she started upstairs caryinga lamp. When she reached the top she fainted, falling to the bottom ami ftaeturing her skull. The house caught lire from the lamp, but the Humes, were extinguished U-fore much damage was done. Mrs. Wilson is in a critical condition. With ix a few days over one hundred dogs have been killed in Terre Haute. Sonn of them wire valuable animals. One person who was bittin Used the madstone, and when applied it adhered several hours, draw ing irus. The Humane Society officer does not bclie there is hydrophobia in the city, but that the dogs act qucerly localise they have been poisoned. The drug stores have sold a great deal of poison forthat purpose. Tin: jury in the case of James Truelock, Thomas Kirk and lav Martin, charge with grave-robbing, at Franklin, returned a M-rdict of guilty. Themen were each given six years in the penitentiary. The offense for h h ich these men were convicted was that of stealing the body of James Curry, a prominent citizen of the country, who died some time ago. Kirk and Truelock reside in Indianapolis, while Martin's home in (J reen wood. Patkxts have liecn awarded Indiana inventors as follows: (ieorge II. Archer, assignor of one-half to II. Dahlen, Terre Haute, touch regulating de ise for pianos; Edward (bof, Franklin County, door or window .screen; Jeremiah Herring, assign or of one-half to W. E. Cerding, Fort Way ne. eaves trough hanger; Fred Shunt ing, Fort Wayne, transformer; Lafayette Johnson, assignor of one-half to J. II. Stotsenburg, New Albany, new electric lamp support and cut out; Matthew K. Moore, Indianapolis, steam loiler; Joseph L. Potter, assignor to IL (I. Olds, Fort Wayne, wood pulley; Francis V. ltobin son, assignor to I'otinstii A- Co.. Uich- niond, straw stacker: William S. Howell, Mun-ie, measuring and drawing instru ment: Lee II. Williams, Indianapolis, wa ter closet valve. A resident ofthe Indian reservat ion states that James sasaquo, known as Jarno Sas safras, Ihe venerable Miami Indian, lately died of starvation iu his little hut on the re snrve. Sasafras was necr a Chief ofthe Miamis, nor was he related to a Chief. He was of plebciin strain, inclined to Im lazy and with a passion for firewater, characteristic of the degenerate remnants of his trile. The Township Truste had wearied of supply ing Sassafras with food and clothing, and requested him togoto the Poor-house, but Sassafras w as obdurate and was left to starve alone. A messenger from ("abfiel ( I od f rev. one of the few in dustrious"and thrifty ofthe Miamis, with a basket of clothing ami v ietuals, called at the little shanly which Sassafras called home, just before the latter's death, but he was too weak to accept the present. CitAiM.r.s Di 1.1., aged 1, Farmland, while play ing with a revolver, pointed it at Frank Jones, aged II, and pulled the trigger. The ball entered Jones' face, in flicting a fatal injury. Dull says it was an accident, w bile Jones dec lares it was done in a lit of anger. At Mctitone, as Mrs. W. S. Charles was rendering lard mi a gasoline stove, the lard ignited causing an explosion. Mrs. Charles being at work near the stove her clothing caught lire. The flames completely envel oped her lKTson. destroying her hair and burning the tlesh of her 1 hulas, so severely that her tot nails dropped off. It is thought Ler injuries will prove fatal. INDIANA Ll'GISLATUKE. Tin: legislate . features f Tues.J.iy were the passage of the congressional apportion ment bill and th-biJ! governing !e:iev dent institutions, by the Senate. The Nicholson bill w as postponed n gn ::i till Wednesday morning. The House ius'.e.i through t' cauev.s measures, one b-iv.g the bill to provide f r a metropolitan po'oce fo:v; in all cities of more than P.on inhabitant, an I the other making certain amendment so :he Austra lian election l.tw . The Jackson Co'::.! se.;t t'!l w js called up. and. after a herded discussion, passed. The ot ernor .-toe 1 the leg i-lat i e ap portion ni '.'it bi'i! and it v.;t passed ov er hi VeM. The II o:i- killed th KÜison dra;n tg bill. Tin-: Se:i: Wi' in.'vl.iy jumped oerlh? caucus fcuee on t!i fee a:i l salary bill. This I 'd the v. ,iy to tin: .erous amendment in uddi'ion : the tv euty or thirty that th coier.iitiee m i so tli it when the bill wu pascd by a -;b-! uitl.i! maiovHv there h i 1 Ix'cu from si!y to my -h , amen i Tlli'llt s. The sen d" hearl te. i q. rt of th. tem perance committee which recoiiim-Mi I I sweeping antei, Pn -tits to the ieho!o bill. Til bill and anen Pnents w er. or dered printed and iri t a special o:d -r f r Thursday . The Senate p issed tie direct t IV bill ' ji"o i-iing revc;:-io for tii- education. d ra st it u ion... Also Moore's Ileus. temperam e bill. It gives t ities a-ting nnd-'r genera! chatier the tight to prescrib where saloon, :n ty be kept and prohibit-, screen. This d-es not apply to Indianapolis, port Wayne or Lvatisville. The Senate fail 1 to pa-s the !niild::ig and loan bill for want of a const it utioriai majority, the vote standing".' to Tlie Senate pa-sed he 1 i 1 1 abolishing t!.- Hoard of Monument Commissioners a-: t creating a board of three regent, over ti e Veto of I io". M:;t I hew s. 'Ihe 1 1 otise rejected the S ;i it j-im-nts to the !". and -;i!ny bill. The House pisse." tlo- care-as benevo lent instill. ti. ms biü. A:o a bill iepea'.::;g section 2 of ihe employes" t -'iid-ilMy b,i. iu a? cord a nee with the deire of the rail road employes" organ: it ions. The sen:t,- hill making an appropriation of I . i 1 1 an nually to the st;. to Il.;.id of Agriculture for premiums on ehihit: a Senate hi'.l tor a municipal gerrymander, by am-ndii;g the law o a to p -nnit the ci;;e t, ,. re districted every tv.. years instead of every ti n : authorizes teachers holding a thirty six months license to teach in any coar.ty in the state on that license. A not her !::!! pass. 1 1 i;y ij,e Ho:!--' of wide interest wa the amendment ot the present law oi'.'ered by Mr. stakebrake. which authoiie the (Okcinor or the Attorney Ceneral to bring a suit in ti e name of the s-tate : their w i: behalf for ihe enforcement of law . The Nicholson temperance bill wa-tl. special order of the Senate Tharsd iv. the committee ha ing it in Large reporting several amendment whi h were design I to make the bill less stringent in it provi sions. The amendment were adopted w ith the exception of the one to stride' out the section prov iding that license shall i:o' b- issued when the majority of the voter of a ward or preciuct remonstrated againt it. This is regarded a one of the mot impor tant sections of the bill and wa sjved only after a hard light. When the House resolution to -appropriate Sp'.o for statues of W illiam Henry Harrison and (lov. Morton to Ik placed in Statuary Hall at Washington w a reported the Democrats tried to substitute .he nam of Vice President Hendricks for that of Harrison. The motion to substitute the name of Hendricks vv a defeated by a party v ote. The House and Senate conference com mittee on th" fee and salary bill held t meeting and. to the surprise oi bo'h bodies, came to an agreement within an hour an I reported to the two houses and the reports were agreed to. thus passing the bill. The Senate receded from all itsamendmetd ex cept those increasing the salaries of vi preme judges to .f.."d; and the salaries i appellate judge to :l.7'"d. The fate of the Nicholson bill w ill iin:;:ly rest with the Covernor. The Senate passed the bill Friday, w ith several amendment. The bill as amended went totheUoue. which concurred in all the amendments, except one relating to tlv saleof bqaor by drug stores. A conference committee was appointed. The Coventor ha vetoed the bill re moving the appointment of metropolitan polhv board. from the Coventor to the may ors of the cities to w hich the action ap plies. A motion to pass the bill over the Covernor's veto failed for want of a con stitutional majority The Senate committee appointed to in vestigate the connection of Senator seller with the theft ofthe anti-winter racing, bill made its report exonerating .viiatr Seller from any criminal cotmecC a with the disappearance of the measure. The House was engaged almost all day in the consideration of bills, most of which were of second and third rate importance. Andrew Jackson, the uiciiiIht from Car roll, who was censured for springing the sensation about the barrel of whisky in the State House basement, offered a reso lution to expunge from the journal all rec ords censuring him. The reason for offer ing the resolut ittn as stated, was that the. Senate had; voted to retain in the slate House the man who had kept the supply of whisky in a botth. The resolution was adopted, all the Republicans voting for it. Saturday the Legislature practically fin-i.-.hed its work. The Nicholson lull is ready for the ('overnoi's .signature, the conference committee having reported on thi new .section punishing druggists for selling liquor. A minor change only ii made iu the section, and the comnutke re port went through with a whoop. Four lulls were passed over the Covern or's veto. They n lv : One practically abol ishing the. othceof County Assessor; one giv ing the incoming Kcpuhlican trustees the election of Count) Superintendents; the creation of a Superior Court for Lake County, and the Jackson County seat re moval. No attempt will In made to resur rect the metrojKlital police bill. The Senate refused to correct thelSVi fee and salary act. The Senate concurrent resolution, pre pared by the Indianapolis Ctuntiierci.il Club, prov iding for the appointment of a commission to inquire into the adv isability of holding a centennial celebration in of the creation of ludi ana Territory, was a.!opted4n a viva voce vote. Ar.orT 2,000 soldiers are discharged yearly from the Fnglisli army for bal conduct. Til k tie-hl of Waterloo is eoverel with a crop of crimson poppies everj year. I !r '-.