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NEWS NOTES FROM WASHINGTON
ii ng» of 4 Week f ondrn»i <1
I *»f < ('.'HI
Harr*
The H.
• ppr< prlatlon bill
Tkc
prohlliltlSR: th*
Th« w*f#r»ny nprn «u.
Wollt l># rtftfted fa (be II«»
IiAm
J.p ne-.i : »,
mi
rl the Heute
r»rt**4on of opt
w«-« *
senate ti»> a
Ike Hrowm
Kel 23.
mil
'»Idle
»•Kr
f'h«- large», h I
tUir» ». t ?i*- w* Id * ' '
Wahl, in-t.
fed at
A bill
to Increase th**
■ I « 1
e-d in Cong
vine
urge«»
ng
P •
T$»r
th*
knate
M»i. ..f Huf«r I. ^ ib *
dge at New Or lea
Fed
era
P***j'1-nf I *
ret a* ! • i t I hi .1
tier, ft,
m Pa*.f.
I h*
*»f Agrlc
-par
will
»enta
»nttn
Presi
Boose
■ •' > •
b« ?< 1
efci
»loue«
Ci
tut* will a
I«» prohlbl
tun
litll
dealli
utbm
Tl.r P,. : .»Il .
tie 1 Tilted Mali
r<mtnd trtno
r/*tt
mad
M» t
Mr 111
nt« I
Th«*
w hi« h .
tat
fefrrr. d »
mil
(> •
'IS
l< III!
le • ,
I
ppointed
f> » «
I ul< I
Nl.i.r«. »
Or )< .um ,
tore hi.in
left Was hi
Il foi
in -no. ra
lion to tin
Orwro, to
rhur fni>
their
confirmation of W
i -
at
Tb«
Of OMli'.n
Is lrbf c
filed
'often ('ompi
charge«* a g»
for •lllgeed Illegal
! to
j
I
»II» ondi
cotton
rat« « o
William M.« =
er ratary to
H»«kl«l*nt will b* » oi|e«*t(M of ('ms
toms at New York n n «i «
th** Taft
ad »nt.«ist » «tin».
,
! t!
I In r»*«leral k«»v»i n m«nt aill «!•
m to survey th« water hound
the Gulf coa»t hetwaen 1,'iuls
tMlI
K '
lune «nd MlFNtssippl
Thi lluipi'hrryH pm providin'* fo
f I nt «»•»/«!•* t-hlp
f liquor ns . fa mm a bly r«*
« mi UH«*n
Ch*
lent*
port* I («• tin- House
I Ii«' Nallon.nl <'«mi mi Ho«- appoint« <1
to hv the » t.** n J» » d- of rat toil com
pl«'te«l »t» w«*rk and subutilb-«! it
report to Heer«* lary WU»<
Th« S.-nnt* Judiciary Con m.lt««*
eontlnticil the Investigation of the
absorption «*f th«* Teninw»«' f'<*iil and
Iron ('ompsay by th«* st**el 'I'rust
lüMitstaua and Texas lumbermen
werr «I . «n .i h trlng by th«» Int« \
• tut« Couuaerce CoumilHsion on tfi«'
qu»- t.on «>f lap Mn« railroad rnt«*s
at
a
t
I
< oner*»Rman Broussard, of 1 »n -t
in th«* !
lieu**« prox'lding for mm Invenflgn tlon
plan for Federal contr«»! «»f
ion lutroduc«! r resolutl« 1
a
•f
lever-.
,
Fight men will be hnng<*d March
5 In laiulrdattu three In West Baton
Hour«*, two In Madlaon, one In t'sl
one in lcff«*rs«>u and on«» in i
J
. * a . >
Venator I » lg* of Mnsaach it»« tts.
. , ,
is trxlng [i g.ig : «*nalor Tillman, ot
,, . . . »
■onHi Carolina and prevnet him .
from attacking Hr« »bleut Roosevelt :
by amending the Senate rule»
Members «*f Congre«» bellevo that,
the d«*rislon of the United States Hu- t
p renie court In th«* Wall Paper Truat i
crki* will go fur toward breaking up
lllvgu \ triiMs und c »nihlnation»
«-»■ i**u
Ft Mais
,_i' rraaaury an- ,
, , ..
uld »»»»K** anolh
I
Th* Beere tar y «>f tu«
m uitced that be wul..
er «'all on t!
ImiiiK depot iter!«'» to lu paid on
fcafo
temporary national
;
,
1

Feb 24. 1909. ihat will yield
about $ ;9.000,000.
being made t o Mi
An effort
•a* the iuember«hlp of th«* Inter
•tat«* Comm er« • Uommlsaion lu ord»*r
t«- » '
w is defeate»!
I?* irn «»f I «« In
I
Senat«»r Tillman of South Oaro
llaa. continu« - hi" fight in the Sen
at«» nr.xli.nt the confirmation of W
lector of Cu8t«>m» at
for i * . i« > > Ui
j
D
rutu.
Uh.irl« t- »
Julu n i Mr«**.!«' . - Mrmph a j
gratinât«» of the Univrrslty of Chi
«wg«». ha- '- m ap; -».«nt \\ an «-Xpert J
of Hic tdepartment of Corner©© ifnd
ljxhnr t*> inquir«* into the matter *»f
ret ton
» ; V» f f : o
W H Su ; » vs j
at Ijike Char 1«*^ f>
pot» he >< ut < t t 1
friend
carrjln
wen
Intoxicated
James lt Dowdell »a- appointed
Chief Justice of th> Mabtu.ji S r|>ie
he belli y sur.-, ie 1 i f \.
tie t'otirt
•oclate dustin' bv V D to
i Sup! t'l.iii C-- irt
'Itkoll.'aU I \\ ..
Tbe I'tlUe 1 Sta e
tn the case of the
Pup.-r Company. >1- tied Ih.-t tr ■ i
>011114 to coll
Use the
ewnnot
tfabts
T
WIRK FLASHKS.
Fioftd* ».*»*
K
fati
I
liman
Two
» Ir« j J,
Dm
•d
and T«
ft
•e ported
* t r U • * at In-erf h
A
utioni
broke
out In A
lohne«
of the « h
Joel F
(
si» 1
Hat ■ * on
Id $ I ii
bon
to owtabiUh a
r >d* caused r
anl d.*n ago to prop
ViiM-ount Tanaka
apttn*-««* Privy Com
F!
P
I
has
at K
. destroyed
dug $10,000
the
Dlai
und
Prefect
d Rites,
of the (
(lid at
n of
>ngi
Thre
n to death i
of iQsuffi
la l 1
in
fiel,
nders
Ht
Ms
I
;
j
. Ing a
Thr«*#*
liiruat«*» peril
of mu orpl
boni'
Hat 1 1«- i n
Tho»« <i
><lrh
of
HI. 1
I'm Ii
la «in« h»'tl
th«*lr
>p«* I ousts
pA
A bill prohibiting alien
c land in I hu Hinte wss pas»«*d
• Nevada L«-gl*»lal »» r * *
uni own
The
HIM
ia» ! I<1
epres«
The «lit
•twean Ti
put«*
key and
through
u
Bull»
In b mb !»«*• • ti »cr*pt-**«l
ervenlion
(Ii** I
• f Russia
!
j
I
:
boulevard, |
H I McM*od who had plnmiml two
» take ills life suicided by
»hooting near Quitman, Miss.
The Iberia Hi
to build
froui Iberia t
year*
In!» Holle«* Jury pians
n IB
Jeaa«'t«*H<*
a twel
Th«* Hrltlah Oeamer Gian Donald
M.- K K V„U.„U,„.. of
huge», l ,h wa» yrnhsltly fninlly bur- i
n«*«l when her skirt tgoli^l at sn
, Open
»rocked on the
Forty »t* 11v «*h were lout
«'UKt of Au»- I
<
was
t! 14 Mil
The fn*iglit and pn
of the Yaxoo and Mississippi Valley
Railroad nt Fay»*tt«- Mix» was «I*-
Iroyad by fir.*
N T
•ngcr «I« pot
atxl
I
Ati«l«*r- buwin«*».* man
hanker, accidentally shot and woun
>1.1.1 l.lniN.'lf « I.IIp linnr.ll iik n trnin
at Jackson, Ml«»
'onablerable damage w ;»
d<
. by
a storm in north l.ouislana and c«»n
t rial
M IssisNippi
ere killed at Booth'» Miss
S«*v« i al
negro«»
Mugs have b«»«*n fil«*d against
KHtro at ('aiMCHH V«-**
oruh-a. chu» ging him \tith complicity
ln a plot to assassinate
Qonicr
Hroc«
Ex- Bresident
Hr. sldent
Tlu* »It uni ion at Pittsburg. Ha . »
a r«*Milt «»f th«* M-'Miult* on whit«*
, girl» by negro** is becoming more 1
n« ulc ami a «langerou» rar«' war is
i
threat«* i
■ •«1
The motion for a ehnng«»
J In the case «>f Avery Blount will be
tak«»n up Feb 12, at Amite City, La .
. , .. . .
1 he motion of th«* defense t«> r«»cuso
, . _ tl .
» Jutlge Kills was d«*nted
.
:
t
i
'
•nu«»
The Louisiana Conservatlo
mission, In »«*s»t«>n at Shreveport r«*
Com
('«HTimended that Governor Sanders
nppoint an Inspector of wells from
which gas 1» being waste«!
The suit of Mr» Mamie Hlvley, who !
asks $65.000 datitag«»» front her moth
ul
«»reln I««»«. Mrs W It Hlvley Sr
, M ..
loglng a alienation of tin- affections
•. . . . . n
I of L« » hukban«! began at Decatur,
1
M Ihh
The body «*f Edward Henry Stro
; bel. the American who for five years
, had Ihw»
1 Government of Slam and died Jan.
25. 1909, was cremate*!. The King
• >r Siam llghtt » d«»- fintril $fii
Cc>tigr«»»Moua1 loinb'cs haxe inform
th© I
• f
(««»lierai
Adv iHt'r
Rooa«»velt that tier© t
I e«l President
ia little chan« -* for statehood f >r
s«*w Mexico and Arison a
rnung
»it this siMion, Opposition
j through
in the Senate
. given as the
eason
K* u; Vilmtral Sperr« approveJ^tha
fiiuilng*« of the court martial
hich
j trbsi 'Captain Qualtrough, of tho
battleship Georgia, on a charge of
J Intoxication'. While the finding« were
not made public, it Is rumored that
discharge« 1 , and
that posai bly ho will be dismissed
the officer had Ixv
Juror Whitworth was dl»mis»«»d lu
the Cooper -Sharp trial nt Nashville.
special
venire
lot her
Tenu . and t
•otniinoued
l'rastic measure, are being use.l
by the police at Pittsburg. I*»., to
stop usanlts on white »omen by no
g roes
Hundruds of premlneut cliisens
slgt.y.l the bond of C.oveni >r I'bnrlra
\ Haskell, of Oklahoma who u :u»
indicated for all : 1 complicity in
tdorerumcut lat.d frauds
TORNADO KILLS 1 IN ALA.
Several Dead and («real Pro
perty id»«*«* in Arkan»a*
TEXAS AND 0KUH01A LASHED
I 11 ii rr i -
II.« 1 1. Hain Un
> W ind« a
lie* Wreak He
k%iafion in
»if Th«- Country
Wan) *M « ti«»i
I y Fruit
I
»f» D.itiotg* «I
Ingham Ala M
of Cullman. Ala
ri jieople are known
*d In I bat
tornado which ;■.»-»•• I ov* r thl* -♦■»
late, but that w
Ion I» Impoaaible with the
a min*
nilnghani on
today, five
blown down hut on?
H
Hrie
wirew thai
o ha\e been
by the
Frida
Hon of th
otn
At Kavosi
f HI
ng
camp west o
Hont hern Koalrnad
jured a lr I«ogan
»a in the
wot
Th«* proport
errit
m appears to have
Numberous tr«*
Red Mountain 1
HI
h
b«*i
*n v«*ry large
re blown down o
illo of the
wlthl
irporate limits
Telephone • »mtnunl
1 » ti t «I th*- north 1» Impossible to
«if Birmingham
rilgh
In
\ rkuii -<«*
l.lltle Rock. Ark
Several dea l, a
her of oth«*rs injured and thou*
of dollars
rth of properly
s the r«*sult
iiidi
»• reported
nado which swept throng?
of • ■ |. r„ V 1 1. FrHav
>t a V
por
moi
l>* tall«* I reporfH ?'.a\*- not
The tornado
nlng
,, t
NIB received yet
compnlned by heavy rain and hall
At Htutfgf
from Glilett
«cording to a report
Mrs. Emma Gar
«. Mrs. O. Sawyer.
Th«* storm
I he south part of
town, d«*monlishing th«* home of 8
K. Shore y and br«*aking the collar
hone of Mrs. rth
lug the b
derwood, D. II Messel, Mrs. laiwren*
nd M. McGaughy. Heveral rice
wrecked at un estimate
of ffi.OOO. Much live stock was
Ark
field .aged 70 you
an«) baby
swept
pro kflli
*
cy, ami demolish
of II Young Hoy I II
j
plants
j
I
Orchards und feme In that ,h,
I
I<1
killed
A number of residences and barns
u «Te unroof«-! seven mil«*» north of
Beebe
vicinity w«*re also destroyed, but no
loss of IIf«* Is reported. Two white !
and a negro school house, a store I
and fences wen* destroyed In the
vicinity of HosteUe. near Helena in
iMiilUp» county
Telephone poles 1
w«t«* also wre< k« d At Ward th«* res- *
idem*«*» of J. L L**«- and M R. Apple.
the Hresbyterlan «
. , . w
•re destroyer! Mrs .1 \V
..... . . , . . » ;
UHU* »™ ««K , ; roh K B l M, Pl ' *
In th«* collapse of a building- (
Hnninge In Th** Hnnthwest.
I ».lift* T«-\ Hji i » •- "f I ' « *
«• \ i►-!t**.1 tit nn early
I oget her
< 'hurch
it h
h * * .*
Oklnhoim
hour Friday morning by hall, rain
iM<1 and in some Instance*
tornado«*« which caused considerabli*
• veral people being »light
No fatalities ar«* reported |
•ural »ec- j
tlons in parts of Northern Texas were j
put out of commission, but it is
ported k*> again be in communication I
with these section» soon.
damage.
I y Injure«
Tcl.-phon.- w ir.s thrmiKli
ex- !
Six K< p«>H«mI D«*««! at lto«'t!i, Mi**»*
Reports have
cyclone struck
Miss Friday morning, kill
d destroying much
Birmingham. Ala
reached her«* that a
Booth.
\ 1«)M g «lista»» •
A« eiv«»*i L * * r.
P«'«»pl** *
property
St«*rm Jit Ibdling F«»lk, ^li***>.
Jackson, Mis»
telephone message i
«Mat«*» that a cyclon«* struck th«» town
«»f Rolling Folk, in rthark«*> count>.
hiuI that four person- had I»« a kllT«*«l.
\M I I ; I « AN IN I HOI BLI
H. T. Sti*%«*ns of \\ asliiugtoii \»T«-st
«»«I in ltii*>*da.
The police have arres ed
Moscow
a man with an American passport.
Imartiig the nanu of Richard T St«»
yens of Washington. D C . on tb«'
charge that h«' has associated xvltit
St«*v«*ns had been rn
revolutlon'.t ts.
der surveillance for several days
forged Rr. «Ian passport bearing* the
\
name Vladimir Klshinoff^ky xvaa
found in .'.ts pocket The police n«>
tilled the American consul of tho ur
Steven» told the «»onsul he was
lli> oxnlni.t
rest.
Russian !M»« otl\
born In Gailcia and he had lived
I eight years In America
ed tliat hls passport was obtained
through his fathi'j*. Theodore St «»
vena, of Washington. Steve
sp«»ak*
t
CO PROHIBIT NIANTE M ITRE.
T«*n n ««.*»«-«' llouv
Bill Over
Y«*to «»f <»4>v«'rn«»r.
Nashville. T«»nn
The bill prohib
iting th«* ni l niifa« t ur«- «*f Intoxicatiru:
liquors in this S ate came up in the
er tlu*
The bill was p >
House Friday f«-r passage
Governor's veto
ed over th«» G«
of 50 to 37
Tin 1 1
a vote
ernura'
Th«* Senat»' vpas-ed it. !
g*'< > into effect Jan. 1 1910 !
t
ALL V?1 IET IN PITTSIU 1U5.
rittsburg Pn.. The situation In
the Herron Hill dl-trlct.
here over
130 negroes have been arrested dur
ing th>> pas! couple of days, following
whit# i
the many attacks on young
girls in that section of the city, ts j
tjuiet at present, but a double force
1 of police and plainclothes men ls still ;
I on duty ,as there Is a strong under- |
current of racist feeling that needs ,
but a slight excuse to make it break j
forth tn s violent form.
ma*t vrr vk>* triimül
<*nr |Vrformer i
tool Hprftalor Nai
from Ijuo
AT ban y . Ga.
With both Arm*, bro
***** th** back of hi* r»**r:. vorn to rib
mai trainer U in a hospital here at
th** point of death ah f b*' result of a
by a Hon Carlo la
with an anl
In the presence of a great
he went into the «age and
««• attack
her«* for carnival week
mat thorn
crowd
tj»a<Je the 11 «» n *«» through it art
ter the act wa*
Af
*ardo wa
feed
>yer
ing th<* animal raw meat,
tripped and fell
hen he
In a fla»h th«* lion
|
j
j
j
-prang on the trainer and began to
"ar him Th*- spectators were thrown
into a punie and many women Iain-!
ted
One man alone, Samtiel Farkas, J
leading merchant, retrained his pre
sence of mind Farkas ran from »he
audience to th** c age and b* gan Jab- |
bing the lion In the *>>*»« with a heavy
walking »Mi l. Tie- animal was dri- |
v©n away from t'ardo and he was I
dragged from the rag** Doctors say
he can hardly recover. The name
lion killed a woman six weeks go.
Just after Curdo wa »attacked a puma
in the show spring on it« trainer, rip
ping open his forehead and destroy
ing the sight of an eye.
NFGItO STOLL \N K.NOINL,
Swi|w*«J D«'t»(li«*d lioeoinolive of
Fr«*lglif Train.
Arnericu.s. Ga
A strange
stob- til
hxomotlve «>f a freight train on the
negro,
detached
•*««;
entral of Georgia railway in tho
>urdb and started the
Sfiiithvllle
ponderous
engine out of the yards.
Beneath the locomotiv«*. at work, was
the fireman
When I» bi-gnu to move
he grasp«*«! for and clung to the driv
ing rods, his only chance for escape
from «loath
Whirled up and down
within a few Inches of deatli for sev
to
ml mlnu»«'s. he finally .succeeded in
«•limbing over tin* roils to the run
'"K board along tho engine, then
gained the < ab. while the engine,
with throttle wide open, was making
fast time toward Dawhou.
At sight of the fireman, the negro
engine thief Jumped from the cab. A
crowd of men who saw the fireman's
'ape, pursued and captured
' ■ s ' ,, k'ro. lie was brought here to
Jail.
narrow
THItFK ELECTION BILLS.
Tenner
ee Sol«ills Would Tuk«* Power
From (•<
urnor.
is
Nashville, Tenu Thre
import
ant election bills were introduced in
houses of the legislature, odd
of which tak«*s the appointment of
, , .
otcctlon commissioners from the gov
Cl nor and au», mil. thulr eUcUon to
Ä Joint siHMiloa oMO» *
^»^arntber provtXei^flflßio puttcatjon
i. » » . .1 » \ V, of all el»*r
^tlon «)ffi<*ers, Th«* law remains as it
two hous«»i.
pow is except that the conimb^ioners
are elected instead of appointed. The
third bill is designed to provide that
nil party nominations shall be by
primary election with all the Safe
guards of regular elections. A live
ly fight Is exp«- ted.
i:\nmis hi \ he\se.
Fren«*li
S«*n«l Fe»
ITiit«*«) State*.
Parish, Revised fiigures prepared
by Frank H. Mason, th«» American
sonsul in Parish, and officially an
noun <1 show that French «*xp«>rts to
aixurics to
the United States in 1908 aggregated j
$!»l,i i6.6.»s. a decrease of $36,286,
994. as compared with 1907. This
s«*rious falling <»ff wa* due to the fin
anclal string«»ncy
of the United
States, where th«- people went xvlth
out the luxuries supplied by France.
Th«» derr«»ose in paintings alone
amounted to more than $20,000.000
and in fancy goods to almost $ 4 . 000 ,
000 .
DK.%Til KNELL OE RAUFS.
Walkcr-Oti» Im«
ra»HO» ('allfornia
H«'nat«».
Raring in the
of California received a vital
Sacramento, Cal
Stat<
33 to 7, passed the W alker-Otls, anti
racing bi*i, which prohibits poo* sell
blow wlt«»n the Senate by a vote of
ing. book-making or gambling on
horse races
The bill having al
ready parsed the assembly, it will
now go to the governor for ais sig
nature, after which It will become a
law. Gov. Gillette has sirnified his
intention to sign the measure if
pa»sod by both houses.
GIPSY IS A KILLER.
Pute Two out of the World and
H'ouiul* Three Oth«*r Relative««.
Gatesville, Tex. As the climax of
a lengthy family quarrel in a travel
ing caravan of gypsies Sperto Tanson
a member of the band, shot and in
stantly killed his father-in-law. his
son-in-law, and wounded two brothers
In-law and another son-in-law.
One
of the men shot by Tanson Is not ex
pooled to live
CROOKED WORK CHARGED.
Young lawyer t« \m-»te«l Mhile on
ltridnl Trip at Utile lûn-k.
l.ittle Hook. Ark K K I'pham. a
young lawyer nas arres . 1 here
is said he Is wanted in Houston. Tex .
emhotrlenient from a
It
for alleged
bank in that city. I'pham
pained by his bride of three weeks.
whom ho married tn Atlanta
ithout renuis
is areom
He
says he «ill no urn
tlon
t'pbam claims he merely made
overdraft which he settled.
r
f
How the Sultan of Turkey Murdered
a Girl In His Harem.
I
In the American Magazine there ap- j
p*ars a remar kable art nie on the Sul
»an itf Turkey. It is a record of per- ,
M>nal o'dwrvuion» and of
knowledge. It give* the reader mich
a picture of the cruel and absolut«»
rule of »he Su Lai ; a> hait never before J
priva'«*
When one ha* read tbi* ar
app* iied.
H» le one «an understand wh> »he young
i
Turks »the liberals» have man u;> In
their might and demanded reforma
| Nicholas- C Adoaoldea, the author |
j of the article, wa* for arrnie yearn an ;
j a»Uu'he ni the Turkich Foreign Office
j He proMM) tt his own Impression* <:.
the Sultan, hi» government, the palace !
official* and the >i i * * « *» I *>aretn <*f the j
Ottoman Empire. He la the youngest
>f th<* late Adoasidea Pa»ha. a
Greek of By /.ant him. who for forty-six j
yenrr wa a high official under four
Sultan*, bejng successively Governor 1
of Crete. Prince of Samos. Minister of |
Interior. Imperial Com mi »»ion er
Roumanla, and Envoy Extraordinary
to the Dalmatian Province«.
Pasha. bocauae of his liberal views,
became persona non grata with Abdul
Hamid, and he and his family were
subjected to « .plottage for some years j
«>n hi. return from the Ultimi of Sa
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of !
Ad*wsides i
n,os. his last position, he f«*ll into dis
g».u«* with his autocratic and unscrup- !
ulous master Ills son. the author of
this article, was at the time of hia con
tn'ction with tin* Foreign Office for« « d
t/> flee because of hia liberal tendencies.
In l*aris and In Ix>ndon he has api»*ar
c*d tKirfh on the platform and in the
press as a champion of Turkish free
The articlo was written just, be- |
fore the recent enforced proclamation i
hy the Sultan of the restoration of 1
the constitution.
dom
Following is one of the
lntorewiing passages:
"The Sultan la roll of dissimulated ob
stinacy. and only yields to force, with
die secret intention of getting back I
late- What he Is compelled temporarily i
to abandon He is never at a loss for !
exixsilents, is a deep calculator, and !
knows admlr.ilily how to e«rape dan
gers l>y nt rategenis tliat are always
new He I» a skilful layer of trap«, and
capable of all kinds or abjeclness to- !
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n umerous
ward his enemies when be fears them
and of the greatest severity when he
has them in his power, and his ven
geance is the heavier for having been
patiently nourished in secret.
"Not only is the life of a man who
is troublesome to him of little account,
but Hpill«»d blood seems to calm and
noothe his shattered nerves, always
at retched to the gnapplnj; point. 'At
night, before going- to sleep.' one of his
chamberlains told my brother, he has
read to him. His favorite
th«M*e giving detailed
1
some
books
«.ountB of assassinations and execu
tions. The stories of crime« excite
him and prevent him sleeping, but as I
soon as his reader reaches a passage
where punishment falls upon the crini- I
inal the Sultan immediately becomes I
calm and falls asleep.'
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Another instance which illustrates i
.
ihr f«ar and suspiWon, as well » th«- |
cxtrrniK crurlty of the nian. for his si'lf
j,i-t,;, mi tnn. narrated .<> me several
vicars ago by an aide-de-camp of the
Sultan, on duty In the palace at the !
time of the occurrence. 'His Majes
ty.' said my informant, 'had recently
added to his harem a Circassian !
odalisque about sixteen years of age
an«l of remarkable beauty. Among the
j hundreds of women of the palace, this
girl soon became the favorite and priv
lieget», and in her bis Majesty seem
ed to place the greatest confidence.
so that »he could enter his room un
announced and at her pleasure. One
ev«*ning she entered as usual, and. find
ing Uls Majeefty asleep, she examined
the various bric-a-brac scattered here
and there, her attemtion being particu
larly attracted by a jeweled pistol
which was lying on a table. At this
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point the Sultan suddenly openin K his
ey<«. tu.ke.1 »t.h api arent , aim "What
ar ®
Nothing, your Majesty, replied the
girl
" But you are looking at some
thing.' the Sultan insisted.
*' 'Yes. sire—it is
"The officer who told me this story
was on duty in the corridors as her
body, covered with a rug. was silent
pretty—this.'
" 'And what do you nail that object?'
'* ' Apistol,' answered tile favorite.
*And what is a pistol used for?'
To kill, »ire.' r«»plied the Circa«
sian in a low and trembling voice.
said the despot.
liOt me see.* and
" To kill?'
kill?'
To
he repeated
picking up anoiher pistol which he
had on hia porsotj he fir«»d Lhrive times,
fatally injuring the innocewt girl.
ly carri»*1 through the doorm"
The Price of Pearls.
Consul (ieneral William H. Michael,
of Calcutta, reports that a scheme has
been set on foot to regulate the In
dian pearl market and to prevent a
repetition of the disastrous expert
en<*e of last year, one account of the
money crisis in the United State«.
An agi'-ncv is to be formed in India
with several branch« * and a head of
flee at Bombay, to collect pearls and
to dispatch them to the l^ondon mar
ket at a fixed price, but subject to of
fers Against these parcels a small
Ik» given in Bombay,
white the price is being cabled for
to Igmdon. The promoters of the
fcli.'ine say that tin re is a great fu
ttire in store for the Indian pearl in
dnstry if St can l>e properly handled
The syndicate intends to extend Its
to the Australian fisheries
—New York Times.
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a
ill
advance
operations
QUAINT AND CJA OUS.
j
,
J found to be th* ?M**t lightning
England »*ats between
4'».»»0o tortoises « very year.
30,000 aad
Hollow copper rods hiv«.
;<3Çv
it* frozen ov©t
The I>antibe River
!%o 'hat an army cror.s»*d it on th*
i ice in the year 162.
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j antli, P Mc ar - d wHI rure ,uan >' for,B *
°* digest ire disorders.
Condemned to death, a pri.-soner in
5ret ce if* kept in confinement for
two years before the sentence Is
carried out.
has invented) a
which be says a
; vessel of an> ^iz*• may he turned tax
Its own length.
A Fre nch engine«
rotary rudder by
At Sholapur. British India, a fa«
! lory is successfully making match* a
with sticks of a peculiarly »tiff form
i of native gia^s
An Italian physician has discover
ed that carrot« act as an intestinal
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Editor Hardin, noted
casni. says:
birthday Emperor
it at< a persona! insuit "
for his sar
When it rains on his
Wilhelm regard»
Much attention is given to horse
breeding in Turkey by the better
class pc'opl« in the cities and by
peasants throughout the country.
A raarhinp to out Ria»» where a
lawn mower canno- go. and at th«
same time trim the sod evenly, hai
been pat"nte<I by an Indiana man
I AI,f " D * own . I'»-, became locked when
i sl "' altp tnpled to bile a pear, and
! ,ho Ff ' rvlcps of a physician
!
llnued,lct is '' 0 ®S p ted the city wdH
! ,lav '' wa,er eno "H h for a Population
j of 7,000.000, without any cause for
I anxiety.
'ITic jaws of Miss Helen Malik, at
were re
When New York City's CatakiM
The cinematograph can be
for recording every step in surgical
operations, and
whole
students.
used
for showing the
process to a large.* class of
Under
Hons of feather and clouds,
of tho nAvy have exchanged
light signAla
fife miles.#
Th«* revised returns of the govem
1 ment for $907-8 give the area of In
dia under wh«>at for that year at 21,
580,700
863,800 tons (213.915,200 hush«*isj.
exceptionally good
condi
veasels
seckrcB
at a distance of fdxty
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i Meerschaum (a silicate of mag
i tw .. . . , . r . . .
nesia) is mined at KaJie, Vilayet of
| AnKora , in thl . sanjak of Kutala . et ,..
pillh lu the caza of Filkl
shphr lt ls fonnd ln nodular form .
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acres and the total yield 5,
Mrs. Kate Stannard. of C-asper,
Wy . has iieon elected county super
intendent of schools. She ran on
the independent ticket and got a
large majority over both the Demo
cratic and Republican candidates.
Mias Mona Wilson is the first
woman in England to be appointed
as a member of the horn«* office com
mittee. Her duty will be to inquire
into factory accidents, especially
those in which women and children
arc the sufferers.
W. B. Hoggins, better known a*
Peanut Bill, has bought a lot in
I Ponka City, (Neb.) Cemetery
hail crertl . d theroon a handi^^^^A
nionument to himself.
only inscription on the moniime*i|^HBPO
-•,,* B | mp ie statement: "Bill
gj ng gone." *
Mink Farm in Oregon.
Tont Staten ha« established
for the raising of mink at Rattle
Point, on the upper Klamath Lake.
About a hundred of the animals
housed in cages or cabinets, and
to do well and thrive in captivity, as
they are all fat and sleek looking.
The animals are so tame that they
will take food from the hand, although
one ha* to be careful in handling
* them, as the mink is treacherous, and
; has very sharp teeth. As mink in tbhi
, county increase about fivefold, lfr.
a farm

are
seen
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Staten expects to have something
over 500 in his cages next year. Th©
value of their fur alone will aggregate
about $3,000, but live female minks
sell for a much higher figure thaa
their hide alone is worth —Klamath
Republican.
a
Indirection.
The following advertisement recent
ly appeared: "Being aware that It is
indelicate to advertise for a husband.
I refrain from doing so; but if may
gentleman should be Inclined to adver
tise for a wife, I will answer the ad
vertisement without delay. _ _
young, am domesticated and consid
ered ladylike. Apply,"
pines Gossip.
In his will Bronson Howard, the
dramatist, leeres hie valuable library
; to the Dramatists'® club of ,\>w York
j City and In UM erer' r: the club
! going out of eiiatonce. » , nü-ctlo»
1 <s to to to CoiUBMa u:
etc.—FfclHp-

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