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PUBLISHED WEEKLY. BTARKVILLE. : : l MISSISSIPPI* The latest addition to the London museum of natural history is a colleo lion of 200,000 beetles bequeathed by Alexander Fry. A large electric station Is to be erected at Dover, Eng., am! an experi ment will be made in running electric trains between Dover and Loudon. The Grand Duchess Marie of Russia 5s only 15, and is extremely pretty. She is generally designated as the “Cinderella” of Russian princesses. The postmaster general intimates that the free mailing of speeches mad® in congress does not keep the postoffleo department from being a self-sustain ing .institution. A Russian woman named Zanalda Smollanoff. who has moved in the high est circles in German cities, has been sentenced at Leipsic to nine months’ imprisonment for espionage. Raron Rothschild was named sole beneficiary under the will of a Nioo miser. Abraham Fidler, who left him $550,000 on the principle that “money must seek money.” The baron hunted up the relatives of the departed and gave each an equal share. Tt is expected that more than $lO,- *'oo.ooo will he spent in 1900 in ex tending tne railroad systems of Mex ico. Narrow gauge branches are to be converted into line of standard width, rind new roads are to be built to meet !he traffic demands of developing ter ritory. More moose and deer have been killed in the state of Maine this year, according to unofficial estimates, than In any year for which statistic? arc available. On a basis of the carcases shipped by rail, the kill cf dec:* is pu: at from 20,000 to 25,000. and that cf moose at 450 to 500. There are in the United States at present 154 trust companies, with re sources aggregating $2,802,000,000 ; 5,- 757 national banks, with resources of $7,472,000,000; 1,157 savings banks, with $3,175,000,000; total active life in surance resources some idling less than $2,500,000,000; currency in the United Slates treasury. $2,285,000,000. According to the documents found in the archives of Genoa, the discovery of America cost a little more than $7,000. The fleet of Columbus was of the value of about $3,000. while the salary of the admiral amounted to S3OO a year. Two captains accompany ing the expedition received salaries of S2OO a year, and the members of his crow were paid at the rate of $2.50 a month. Most of the asbestos used in the United States comes from Quebec, Canada. It is quarried like granite, and when it is taken out it Is heavy at first like rock, but when it has been crushed it is as light as feathers. In the rock state it is worth S2O per ton. but when the-fibers have been pulled apart it is worth $1,500 per ton. Or dinary asbestos cloth is sold for about $3 per square yard. Little Miss Ernestine Lowry, a baby of distinguished American ancestors, but who was born in China, has com pleted a voyage of 10.000 miles to visit her friends in America. Most of her stay in this country will be made in Cincinnati. Ernestine is the ten months-old daughter of Edward K. Lowry, an Ohio man interested in the Chinese mines near Peking. She is a 1 so the great-grandchild cf Bishop Clark, for many years the head of Methodism in southern Ohio. An American who has been travel ing about, inquiring into trade condi tions in foreign lands, declares that American producers arc neglecting a market in India which is nearly as im portant as the one in China. He says that general trade conditions in India seem quite as discouraging as in Egypt, and for reasons quite similar, namely, that Americans are making no proper effort to get their share of the trade. The total imports of India in 1904 amounted to $300,000,000. Two thirds of tne imports were of articles of which the United States is the largest producer. Argentina has an area almost as great as all the United States east of the Mississippi, although its popula tion is a little less than six million, or smaller than Pennsylvania’s. In the production of meats, wool and com It stands high. It exports more com than the United States. Before many years pass, on account of our own home de mand, Argentina will surpass the United States in exportation of food products in the aggregate. For the first half of 1905 its total exports were $175,000,000, or several times as much as those of the United States in pro portion to population. THE WEEK'S NEWS TERSELYJUILINEO An Epitome of the Most Important Events at Home and Abroad the Past Week. NORTH, EAST, WEST, SOUTH. What Congresi I* DoioK Together Wit It Latest Dcvclopmeiits lu the luterual Trouble* In Russia> nnU Item* Culled from Important Hap pening* All Over the World. THE SITUATION IN RUSSIA. The suppression of the insurrection in Moscow and the certainty that sim ilar uprisings elsewhere will be crushed marks the collapse of the first attempt of the “reds'’ to overthrow the govern ment. it is believed in official circles that the revolutionary organizations have been so demoralized and disrupted by defeat and the arrest of their most capable leaders that it will be impossi ble for them to attempt the coup planned for the anniversary of “Bloody Sunday.” St. Petersburg advices of the 28th said that the “rebellion” in Moscow was entering on its final stage. Gueril la warfare continued, but ou a smaller scale. Fears are expressed that the “black hundreds” in Moscow may complete the work among the revolutionaries begun by the troops, in which case a horrible massacre would ensue. Three hundred revolutionaries invad ed the residence of the chief of the se cret police of Moscow, took him out on the street and shot him to death. An armed rebellion on a large scale is said to be imminent in Poland. The socialist revolutionaries believe the time is propitious for an attempt to cast off the- yoke of the autocracy. The opinion prevails in the German foreign office that Russia has weathered the worst of her difficulties and that she will emerge into a period of consti tutional development. It is denied that Emperor Nicholas disagrees with members of his cabinet regarding the question of universal suffrage. His majesty is said to be in full harmony with Count Witte on the matter, but that the imperial douma will have the prerogative of deciding the question. The strike of the post and telegraph employes at Warsaw is said to have been ended and the men returned to work. Officers returning from Manchuria declare that the dispatch purporting to come from Gen. Linevitch reporting pillaging and mutiny at Harbin is a pure invention, and say the army is re turning home in good order. GENERAL. NEWS ITEMS. Four St. Ixiuis policemen have been suspended under charges of having ac cepted presents from women of ques tionable character occupying houses on their beats. Dr. Oliver B. Hart, the son of a wealthy St. Louisan, was sentenced to 45 years’ imprisonment, by Judge Barnes, in Chicago, for the murder of Irene Klokow, a ten-year-old girl. Phy sicians testified that he was mentally irresponsible. Four officials of the Carriage and "Wagon Makers* union of Chicago and two of their alleged hired sluggers, who were tried for conspiracy in the Chica go criminal court, were found guilty and given penitentiary sentences. Charles Gilhcoly', the leader of the al leged gang of sluggers, was also fined $2,000. Gov, Hoch of Kansas has decided not to pardon Arthur E. Ireland, third vice president of the American Federation of Labor, sentenced to jail for six months for assaulting a non-union ma chinist. James M. Barnes, a Kansas pioneer, who took part in the border war and also in the civil war, died in Kansas City. Mo., aged 71 years, J. C. Pettijohn. who was recently removed from the office of receiver of the Valentine (Neb.) laud office, has been arrested on charges of subornation of perjury and conspiracy in securing fraudulent land entries. District Attorney Jerome has begun an active crusade against gambling in New York and threatens to bring some of “the men behind” into court in a manner that will surprise them. Twelve hundred Russian refugees 700 of them Jews, arrived in New York on board the steamship Graf Walder see. Charles T. Yerkes, the well-known financier, promoter and street railway man, died r.t the Waldorf-Astoria in New York city, of a complication of diseases. Emerson hall, the new home of phi losophy at Harvard university, named in honor of Ralph Waldo Emerson, has been formally dedicated. J. Henniker Heaton, who introduced penny postage in Great Britain, will de cline knighthood proffered him by King Edward. The National Shoe and Leather bant and the Metropolitan bank of New York city will be merged within a few months. Judge Webb, at Grand Rapids, Wls.. decided the Wisconsin anti-pass law legal. Five persons have been bitten by supposed rabid dogs at Sioux City, la., ami a crusade has been started against unmuzzled canines, Mmc. Lillian Nordica, in the midst of a scene in Gotterdammerung in the Metropolitan opera house, New York, without halting in her singing, coolly stamped out a blaze on the stage caused by burning oil spilled from a torch carried by a chorus woman. En thusiastic applause greeted the act. Three trainmen were killed in a-head end collision at Granville, N. D., on the Great Northern. Claud A. Bagley, of Durango, Col., was shot and almost instantly killed by Ixniis Roquela, of Coloraba, South America, a fellow student at Notre Dame (Ind.) university, whom Bagby, with other students, were “holding up” as a practical joke, Edwin O. Soule, who has just com pleted a sentence in the Anamosa (la.) penitentiary for embezzling $50,000 while cashier of ain lowa Falls bank, has again been arrested on an indict ment charging embezzlement as bailee. Physicians at Nebraska City, Neb., while of the opinion that Joy Morton will recover from the effects of his ac cident, express the belief that he will be confined to his bed for many weeks. Coyotes and wolves in northern Mex ico are infected with rabies, and cattle men are scouring the country and ex terminating them. Several Mexican children have been bitten and died. The sixth universal postal congress will convene in Home, Italy, the first week in April. Ex-Congressman Eu gene F. Loud, of San Francisco, and Edward Rosewater, of Omaha, Neb., will represent the United States. The Indiana State Teachers’ associa tion at its convention in Indianapolis, devoted one afternoon to paying trib ute to James Whitcomb Riley, the Hoo sier poet. Several prominent gentle ment were present and delivered ad dresses, Benjamin Ullman. a prominent and wealthy resident of St. Joseph, Mo., w T ho embarked in the meat packing business in 1857, is dead, as the result of a fall sustained several wrecks; ago. ile was 81 years of age. Alex McDonald, a Birmingham (Ala.) negro, who attempted the life of Po liceman Henry Nichols at Elkmount, Ala., was caught and riddled with bul lets. Gov. Terrell of Georgia granted res pites to the three Rawlings and Alf Moore, the negro, condemned to death for the murder of the Carter children in Lowndes county. The St. Petersburg correspondent of the London Times reports that the re lations between Russia and Germany are distinctly strained, and that there is a possibility of international com plications arising from the rebellion in the Polish provinces. Prof. Alexander Johnson, secretary of the National Charities conference, sug gests that in the matter cf defective children the easiest way to exterminate this class; is either by segregation or chloroform. Henry A. Salzer, of LaCrcsse, Wis., has discovered that Oregon land cer tificates for which ho paid SIB,OBO are worthless. President Gordon of Harvard univer sity, Washington, D, C. (colored), has resigned, and his resignation has been accepted. He is said to have not been in sympathy with his work. Joy Morton, of Chicago, was serious ly injured by being thrown from a horse near Nebraska City, Neb., where he was spending the holidays at the Morton homestead. F. C. Cooper, an actor, arrived at Danville. 111., unexpectedly, and sur prised Charles H. Smith, an actor, and Mrs, Cooper in company. An alterca tion ensued and Cooper was assaulted by Smith. Cooper retired, armed him self and, returning, shot Smith five times, inflicting probably fatal w T ounds. Two children of Mr. and Mrs. George Fayette, a girl of four and a boy of one year, were burned to death in their home at Miller’s Mill, Mich., where they had been left alone by their moth er. There was an increase of upwards of $18,000,000 in the amount of domestic and of more than $5,000,000 in the amount of foreign money orders issued by the post office for the fiscal year over the year preceding. The Merchants’ Trust Cos.; the Amer ican Savings Bank & Trust Cos., and the Mechanics’ Savings bank of Memphis, Tenn., have closed their doors and gone into liquidation. The stockholders bf the three Walsh financial institutions which went to the 'wall in Chicago are left to hold the bag. The associated banks own all of the assets. Midshipman Stephen Decatur, Jr., of Portsmouth, N. H., is to be tried by court-martial at Annapolis, Md., charged with complicity in hazing. He is a descendant of the famous Commodore Decatur, and is a “star” cadet. Harry Collison, a prominent banker at Rantoul and Thomasboro, 111., was struck by a train at the latter place and killed. Fridge Wants More Funds. Adjutant-General Fridge does not •ee how he is to manage the affairs of the national guard of the State on the present appropriation of $7,500, with $2,000 of that held out for emergency purposes, and in his biennial rejjort to the legislature will* state that SIB,OOO is the smallest sum that, can be gotten along on. It is one of the conditions of the Dick military bill under which the national guards of the several states are now operated, that the State en campments must be held every sum mer. That was not done in this State last year, for reasons that are w r cll known, though every preparation was made to hold it near Gulfport. It is possible Gen. Fridge will have some trouble in getting his pro rata from the United States government next year, for this reason. Boys Badly Burned. The town of Carrollton bought several cans of blasting powder to celebrate Grover Cleveland's last election to the presidency in 1892. The cannon was overloaded and burst, and one can of the powder remained untouched and was stored away in an old store. There it remained until this summer, when the old store was torn down and the can of powder set over in the court house yard, among same old rubbish. A crowd of small Ik\vs were playing in the court house yard and found the old can of powder. Not realizing the danger, they began to experiment with it and the result was a terrible explosion. John H. Mcßride, son of Dr. J. A. Mcßride, was seriously burned about the face and limbs, and Randolph Smith, son of F. R. Smith, county treasurer, had his face and hands badly burned. The escape of the boys from instant death is almost a miracle. Thanks for Teddy. Natchez Camp No. 20, United Con federate Veterans held a special meet ing to appoint a committee to draft resolutions thanking President Roose velt for his recommendation in favor of the nation oaring for the graves of Con federate soldiers who died in Northern prisons during the war between the States, and further thanking him for his recommendation of the name of Win. T. Martin, major-general of Con federate cavalry, for the office of post master of Natchez. The <*ommittee will incorporate a paragraph thanking the president for appointing Capt. John Russell, a one-armed Confederate vet eran, to the office of collector of the port Capt. Hardy Made Judge. Gov. Vardanian appointed Capt. Wil liam H Hardy, of Hattiesburg, us judge of the Second circuit court or seacoasl district, which became vacant on Janu ary 1. Capt. Hardy is one of the best known men in Mississippi as a lawyer, legislator and developer of tin; resources, having been a leading mover in the building of the New Orleans A North eastern and the Gulf & Ship Island railroads, which have been so largely instrumental in developing Southern Mississippi. He is also a member of the code commission, but his appoint ment will in no way conflict with his duties as a member of that body, whose duties are practically concluded. Suit Against Distilling Companies. J. S. Sexton, the attorney for Copiah county, and also the attorney for the town of Hazlehurst, has brought about a dozen suits against the Walker Dis tilling Company of St. Louis, Mo., and the Harvest King Distilling Company of Kansas City for SSOO in each ease, the penalty provided by section 1590 of the code of 1892, for selling liquors un lawfully in the county and town. These suits will doubtless be followed by others. New Electric Railway. Good progress is being made on the proposed electric line from Jackson to Clinton, and it is believed that it is go ing to be successfully financed and pushed to completion during the next few months. In the event the road is built to Clinton, which is a great col lege town, it will eventually be carried on further west, to Vicksburg, and probably to Kavraond and Cooper’s Well. J Dies from Injuries. Dr. T. P. Coleman died at Oxford last week as a result of the injuries sus tained in the wreck of the Illinois Cen tral passenger train recently. Dr. Cole man was one of the leading physicians of North Mississippi, known and loved by a host of friends. He had practiced medicine at Oxford for many years, and was one of the oldest and most respect ed citizens. For Protection of Game. The Lauderdale county sportsmen a meeting to take action looking to securing legislation for the protec tion of game and fish, a matter that is being earnestly considered by sports men in many other sections of the Rate, Knew Her Grammar. The judge’s little daughter, although she had talked several times through the telephone to her father, had never gone through the formalities necessary in call ing him up. The first time she tried it she took the receiver off the hook, as rfm had seen others do, pi deed her lips to die transmitter and said: “Hello! I want to talk to .pupa. “Number, please, ’ said Central. “Singular,” she answered, surprised at the question, but proud that she knew something of the rudiments of grammar. —Youth’s Companion. 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