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ED. J, BLUE, Editor nd Proprlttor.
PERRYSBURG, I OHIO.
A youxo man from Austin, Tex,, rcp
xcsonting' tho syndicates that wanted u
carload of marriageable girls from Uos
ton lias pono to that city to urfro tho
mayor to hurry up tho consignment
Tiik report of tho Stato superintend
ent of public instruction in Mississippi
allows a decrease in tho enrollment of
7,627 whiles and an Increase of 1,437
blacks during' last year compared with
tho year before.
Tun Immigration department of tho
Dominion of Canada litis determined to
pursue a vigorous policy the coming1
year to incrense its population. Agents
will bo sent into tho western states
to induce farmers and others to sottlo
in tho Canadian northwest.
According to tho leading military
papers of Europe, tho smokeless powder
has produced such disastrous effects
upon tho rifling' of tho large guns that
Gomo flvo hundred have already been
condemned, and orders havo already
been issued to suspend its uso in gut
practlco until furthor notice.
Indianapolis was compelled to sus
pend tho free distribution of food be
cause of tho large number of abuses of
tho privilege. Families that wero
Icnown to possess means and tramps
who wouldn't worlt if given tho oppor
tunity wero detected drawing rations
from thoso who wero aiming to relievo
tho distressed only.
Tiierk are fif teen ex-governors in tho
senate and two in the house. Tho
names of tho ex-governors having
scats in the senato aro Cullom, Palmer,
Colquitt, Gordon, Harris, Hate, Haw
ley, "Vance, Coke, Berry, Perkins,
Shoupc, Proctor, Hill and Gear. Me
Crcary and Dinley aro the only ex
governors in tho house.
Fno.M tho biennial report of the stato
superintendent of public education to
tho legislature of Mississippi, itappeara
that the negroes aro more regular in
attending school in that stato than tho
whito children. A contrast of tho
scholastic year of 1891-02 with 1802-93
bhows a decrease in enrollment of 7,527
whites and an increase of 1,437 colored.
A gigantic wheel after tho model of
tho Ferris wheel at tho Chicago fair is
to bo set up near London. Plans have
been drawn and contracts for tho work
of building given out It will be S00
feet high, havo forty passenger cars at
tached to its circumference, and tho
tower supporting it will havo eight
platforms, fitted with restaurants and
A vtei.1. to do nnd benevolent sister
of Amory II. Bradford, of Siontclnir,
N. J. Miss Cornolia is preparing- to
establish a Christian pawnshop in Jer
sey City. It will bo open only .during
certain hours. No money will be loaned
to drunken persons, nor to children,
nor to anybody without investigation.
Interest will run at tho rato of four
per cent per annum possibly lower.
The statistics collected at Ellis island
show that tho decrease in the nnmbcr
of immigrants last year as compared
with those of tho year before did not
amount to much. Tho aggregate was
852,885, against 374,741 for 1802. Tho
decrease did not amount to six per
cent. The great mass of immigrants
was from Italy, Austro-IIungar3', Ger
many, Sweden and Norway, Russia,
Poland and the British isles.
There is said to bo evidence in Cali
fornia that redwood trees cut down
Bixty years ago havo made sprouts
which are new trees from three to flvo
feet in diameter, and from 100 to 150
.feet high. It is tho rapid growth of
some of these trees which leads peoplo
to doubt their great age, but thero
seems to bo no reason for doubting
that the method of calculating by an
nual rings of wood is sound, and that
the great age imputed to some of theso
trees has solid ground work to build on.
Dr. Cyiius Edson, of Now York,
seems of the opinion that violet raj's
in light are tho particular rays in
which small-pox germs revel, while
tho rays that penetrate red glass aro
their particular abomination. Tho
proper thing, therefore, according to
Dr. Edson, is for a small-pox patient to
movo into a room where all tho light is
tinted with red, und so got well. This
beats getting a sore arm or sore leg by
being vaccinated and so running tho
risk of being inoculated with some bo
Mk. Gladstone, says Pearson's So
ciety News, is still a dancing man.
"His 'stops' are not quite up to date,
of course; but ho has no aversion to
'treading a measure' when occasion re
quires, and ho still performs his littlo
old-fashioned leaps in tho air before
ndvnncing in a quadrillo with tho great
ent ugility and gravity. Many young
men lack his ball-room energy, and at
homo at Hawarden ho and his littlo
granddaughter, Dorothy Drow, indulgo
dally in terpsichorean feats, while Mrs.
Gladstono plays for them in a fashion
hardly less remarkable than her hus
The only growing thing in Jackson
Park commemorative of tho World's
fair is n beautiful lime tree, planted in
May, 1802, by George W. Cliilds. It ia
on the wooded island directly across
from horticultural building. When
Mr. Childs visited tho fair last summer
thero was not a day when ho did not
-walk over to tho island to see how his
tree was doing. Ho seemed to tako
more interest In it than in his fino col
lection of plants in the florlcultural
exhibit, and when finally ho gavo this
collection to tho city thero was un
Agreement by which the momorlul treo
iihould not be disturbed.
The News Condensed.
Important Intelligence From All Parts.
Iteculnr Nesslon. '
Thk bill that passed tlio houso to repent tho
federal election lawn wns passed In the ocnuto
on tho Till by n voto of 30 to 2ft... In tho houso
tho McCroary resolution condemning Minister
Slovens und sustaining tho Hamilton polios or
Mr. Clovolitnd wns adopted by a voto of 175 to57.
Sknatoh 1'kiirins prosentca mcmorlnls In
tho sonnto on tho 8th of tho San Francisco
chamber of cotnmnrco praying for the nnncxa
tlon of Hawaii. Senator Wolcolt ,(Col.) pre
sented u resolution providing for tho submis
sion of a constitutional amendment prohibit
ing the states from denying HUltrago to any
person on account of box. A memorial of tho
wool growers against tho Wilson bill was pre
sented by Senntor Sherman.... In tho houso tho
doadloclt on Mr. Miami's silver solgntorngo bill
was broken after hours of continuous filibuster
ing, when, by a voto of 170 to 4, Mr. liland's
motion to go Into commltteo of tho whole for
consideration of his bill was carried.
IN tho senato no business was transacted on'
tho 10ih..,.Tho cntlro day In tho houso was
consumed In the dobttto on tho Illand silver
Tim senato was not In session on tho 10th ...
In tho house resolutions of rojpcet to tho mem
ory of tho lato Roprcscntattva Ilouk, of Ohio,
wero adopted and an adjournment was taken.
ON tho 12th the Uawalt&n controversy occu
pied tho groatcr part of tho tlmo of tho senato.
Senator Galllngcr (N. U.) introduced a substl
tuto for tho Wilson tariff bill which declares
that In view of tho widespread Industrial de
pression It Is tho sense of tho senato that It la
unwlso to attempt any chango In tho tariff
laws. ...In tho houso a bill authorizing tho ex
tension of tlmo for tho construction of tho high
wagon bridge across tho Missouri river at
Sioux City, la., was passed. Tho urgency de
ficiency bill was nlso passed and a messago
was rocclvcd from tho president transmitting
additional corrcspondcnco In tho Hawaiian
In a fight near Warm Springs, Va.,
between officers and moonshiners two
of tho former and two of the latter
JuDon J. W. Piioctor, of Glcnwood,
Flu., was married to Miss Elizabeth
Aladdox, of Athens, Un. They hud
courted by correspondence and had
never seen each other.
As William Puitvis was swung off
the scaffold 'at Columbia. Miss., tho
ropo broke, and tho sheriff refused to
hang htm again.
PExr.it Deorakf was hanged at Win
ston, N. C, for murdering his sweet
heart, Ellen Smith.
The Kansas supremo court decided
that Gov. Iiewclling had no authority
to remove Mrs. Mary E. Lease from tho
state board of charity.
Frederick Marvin, cashier of tho
Third national bank at Detroit, Mich.,
has flea. He was said to be $100,000
short in his accounts.
At San Francisco the schooner Ban
gor arrived fifteen days from Honolulu.
The captain of the Bangor reports
everything quiet at Honolulu.
New York anurchists placarded tho
houses of Depew, Vanderbilt, Astor
and other rich men with warnings writ
ten in Latin.
Frequent post office robberies in
Ohio and Indiana lead the government
inspectors to think an organized gang
is at work.
A cyclone swept over the north
western portion of Mississippi and
plantations were devastated, farm
houses were wrecked and tho debris
scattered over tho country for miles
around. Several persons were injured
and one woman killed.
Many persons were hurt, much prop
erty destroyed and a negro child killed
by a cyclone at Port Hudson. La.
Propane language is to be penalized
by the National 'Baseball leao;
Gold is reported to have been found
in rich deposit on a farm 2 miles from
Statistics issued from the census of
fice show that the farmers are the most
prosperous class in the whole country.
In the New York legislature the bill
submitting the proposition to annex
Brooklyn and other Long Island towns
to the city of Now York was passed by
The publishers of Godey's Magazine
made an assignment in New York.
Godey's Mugazine, which wus formerly
called Godey's Ladies' Book, is one of
tho oldest publications in tne United
States, being sixty-four years old.
The exchanges at the leading clear
ing houses in the United Stutes during
the week ended on tho Oth aggregated
1888,210,850, against 7i5S,522,847 the pre
vious week. Tho decrease, compared
with the corresponding week in 1S03,
was 20. 0.
Tun entire plant of tho Uto Pass
works at Colorado City, Col., was
burned, the loss being (100,000.
Edward Benson, aged 10, while
playing at ''hanging" was strangled
to death at Jackson, Tenn.
Tim Indian school building at Pino
Ridge agency was destroyed by fire.
Only J09 of the assets of the Ex
change bank of Seville, O., could be
found by tho sheriff. It had 150,000 de
posits. There wero 385 business failures in
tho United States in tho seven days
ended on tho Oth, against 3S0 tho week
provious and 222 in the corresponding
time in 1893.
John W. Love, the president of Wat-
kins, N. Y., and cashier of the First
national bank, absconded with $50,000
of the funds of tho bank.
J. Clayton, living in Cumberland
county, Ivy., was tortured by robbers
until ho revealed where $1,800 wns hid
Hev. John Dinoledevwus convicted
of cruelty to inmates ,of an orphan's
home at Richmond, Ind., and fined
Jack, Prince, bipyclist, beat a, horso
in a 10-mile race at Jacksonville, Flu.
Joiin'IIart, convicted of killing his
two sisters at Koukford, 111., was sen
tenced by Judge Shaw to bo hanged on
Friday, March 10.
James Ross,, aged 38 years, attempted
to kill hiswifd and mother-in-law at
Pittsburgh, Pa., and then committed
Btticidc. pomes tlo trouble was the
A windstorm which swept over In
diana did great damage, unroofing
houses and blowing down fences and
Roukrt Marleu was hanged at Pine
ville, Ky, lip with two others , had
fired into a passing train, UillJng'Mrs.
A masked man held tip a passungcr
train near Carson, Nov., and in tho ex
press car secured a box of coin contain
The Sigiia Iron company of Phila
delphia failed for $1,000,000.
Henry Uenken was said to havo em
bezzled $15,000 from tho Farmers' and
Merchants' bank of Talmagc, Neb., re
Henry Bruce, Charley Plunkott and
Bob Plunkett were lynched in the
Gulch country in Arkansas for the
murdor of an aged couple.
The hous,o of Bert Croman, together
with his two small children, was burned
at Light Street, near Bloomburg, Pa.
Henry Snoderly, aged 01, one of tho
wealthiest farmers of Union county,
Tenn., and his wife, aged 70, wero mur
dered in their bed by two burglars.
At tlio annual mooting in Topeka,
Kan., of tho National Farmers' Al
liance Marion Butler, of North Caro
lina, was elected president. Resolu
tions were adopted denouncing Secre
tary Morton ns an enomy to tho wel
fare of the American farmers, nnd
thcrofore to the general welfare of the
Thieves secured tho combination of
the Bafe in the poolroom of John Payne
at Covington, Ky., and robbed it of
$1,400 in cash.
A iilazi: in the Colt Firearm factory
at Hnrtford, Conn., destroyed about
SICO.000 worth of property.
Mike Gorman, wanted for stealing
$12,000 from the United States Express
company at Sutcrsville, Pa., was
caught in Ohio.
Henry JIcCray (negro) was taken
from a train and hanged by a mob-near
Knoxville, Tenn., for assault upon Mrs.
Two iinoTHERB arc said to have lived
at Acme, W. Vn., for forty years on
The schooner Samuel II. Walker that
sailed out of Baltimore December 15,
bound for Weymouth, Mass., was re
ported lost with its crow of nine men.
A negro named Collins was flayed
alive by white caps at Athens, Ga. Ho
was accused of enticing away servants.
The livery stables of W. 0. Jones
wero burned at Atlanta, Ga., the loss
The 1,500 employes of the Washing
ton mills at Lawrence, Mass., struck
against a reduction in wages.
Flames among tobacco warehouses
at Henderson, Ky., caused a loss of
M. II. McDonald and T. P. Searls re
sorted to firearms to settle a quarrel at
Rush Springs, Kan., and both were fa
Miscreants made four attempts to
fire the world's fair buildings.
Government reports indicate 02 per
cent, of the cotton crop has been sold.
The yield was hardly up to average.
Tun board of trade building at Du
lttth, Minn., was entirely destroyed by
fire, the loss being $100,000.
Mrs. Herrat, of Bonne Terre, Mo.,
locked her two children in and left the
house, and the home and children were
Planters of the lower .Mississippi
valley will import German labor to
supplant the negroes, who are un
Malvern Cressworth, a mining
man, claims to have found a deserted
city in an unvisited section of Mexico.
Lou Feiirman was shot and killed
by her husband, Charles, at Milwaukee,
who then cut his throat.
JACon and Robert Wilgus and Reuben
Conn a were drowned in tho Ohio river
between Uniontowu and Shawncetown
In trying to cross in a skiff during a
Twenty indictments for swindling
were found against James Thompson
and Jesse Arnold, bankers at Columbia
Joseph Reindeau wns found in the
woods near Concord, N. II., and two
persons arrested for killing him were
The six elevators of the Farmers'
Mutual Elevator company at Crooks
ton, Minn., went into the hands of a
receiver with liabilities of 5240,000 and
assets of $200,000.
The government forces in Brazil
killed many insurgents in a battle and
captured hosts of prisoners.
It is estimated 52,705,50S cattle, 45,
200,408 hogs and 45,048,017 sheep were
in farmers' hands on January 1.
A schooner ran ashore in a blizzard
near Raco Point, Mass., and five of the
crow were lost.
ExrERTS claim that the ore found on
tho farm of M. W. Carpenter near
Brazil, Ind., is rich with silver and
The steamer Roanoke, from Milwau
kee to Grand Haven, was probably lost.
Sho had twelve passengers and a crew
The 85th anniversary of tho birth of
Abraham Lincoln was observed in
many portions of the country.
A storm, which was almost unpre
cedented in tho area covered and the
amount of snowfall, swept through tho
western states, causing groat damage
to property and the loss of many lives.
At Cross, O. T., Sherman Stone killed
his wife and flvo childreu to prevent
them from freezing and then took his
Thk law in Arkansas for tho taxing
of Pullman cars and telegraph and ex
press companies was declared uncon
stitutional. Business was stopped by tho com
bination of northern blizzard and
southern hurricane which swept over
Louis J. Silva, who embezzled $170,
000 from tho Rainwater-Bradford com
pany of St, Louis, has returned and will
Sisro Wesley, a Moxican woman,
while visiting tho grave of her child
near Silvor City, N. M was devoured
Thk Farmers' Mutual Elevator com
pany at Crookston, Minn., failed for
Ovkr half tho business, portion of
Genoa, 0 a village of 2,000 inhabi
tants, was destroyed by fire.
FiiKiaiiTtrains collided on tho Wheel
ing & Lake Erie road near Bollevue,
0,, and Engineers Connell and Stowell,
Fireman McMulIen and Brakcman
JohusDn were killed.
William II. Aiit.man. n furmoi' liviuc
near Tell City, Intl., killed Ills wlfo and
oldest son, aged 12. No causu was
A cyclone passed over tho states of
Louisiana and Mississippi and loft in
its wake many casualties and a vast
amount of destruction. '
The Gibson Heights Land Improve
ment company filed doeds of assign
ment in St. Louis with liabilities of
PERSONAL AND POLITICAL.
A. J. McLaurin was formally I'lectcd
United States senator from Missis
sippi by tho legislature.
Mrs. Lucy Evans died at the homo
of her daughter, Mrs. Smltson, near In
dependence, Mo., aged 110 years.
In stato convention at Birmingham,
Ala., the JciTcrsonian democrats, or tho
Kolbltcs, and the people's party nomi
nated n full stato ticket, with R, F.
Kolb for governor, to opposo tho regu
lar democratic ticket.
Mrs. Mary Galloway (colored) cele
brated her 110th birthday at Alton, 111.
Mrs. Mary E. Williams celebrated
her 100th birthday at Zancsvlllc. O.
James R. Lofland died at Milford,
Del., from an attack of la grippe, aged
71 years. He was a member of con
gress in 1873.
Georoe W. IIouk, of Dayton, repre
senting tho Third Ohio district in
congress, dropped dead whilo mak
ing a call in 'Washington. IIo was 09
John Barrett has been nominated
by the president for minister to Siam
and T. R. Jurnigan as consul general
The tugboat Estclle was wrecked
near Vaucouvcr, B. G, by an explosion
and eight of tho crew were killed.
Near Cnmpiegne, Frnnce, a passen
ger train was wrecked by a freight and
beven persons wore killed and many in
jured. Mr. Gladstone told a correspondent
that ho would not resign and that ho
would fight the English lords to tho
R, M. Ballantyne, who gained a
wide reputation as a writer of stories
of adventure, died at Rome.
The most famous ship of the naval
service, the old corvette Kearsarge,
was wrecked on Roncador reef, off tho
coast of Nicaragua.
Advices from St. Louis, Senegal,
state that Col. Bonnics, eleven other
officers and 250 French privates wero
massacred by the Tuaregoras.
Signs are increasing that tho English
house of lords may be abolished as a
By the explosion of a carboy of sul
phurel of carbon in Paris eight firemen
were instantly smoothercd to death and
seventeen workmen were seriously in
jured. Twenty persons were injured in a
cafe in Paris by a bomb thrown by
Edeon Broton, who shot an officer be
fore he was arrested. Revenge for tha
execution of the anarchist, Vaillant,
was the motive.
The crew of tho wrecked cruiser
Kearsarge were taken from Roncador
reef by the City of Para. One man
Advices from Brazil say that the in
surgent cruiser Republica sank the gov
ernment transport Itapa and 000 sol
diers were drowned.
John Wallace and his Mexican
brido wero murdered on a ranch near
Monclava, Mexico, by Juan Martinez,
a dlshargt-d foreman:
Col. Gregorieff was hanged as a
spy at Odessa. For two years he had
betrayed Russian military secrets to
On the night of the 12th Cal Arm
strong escaped from jail at Kokomo,
Ind. He was convicted of the embez
zlement of $50,000 whilo acting as as
sistant treasurer of Tipton county and
was recently sentenced to three years
in tho penitentiary.
At Waukesha, Wis., on tho 13th
Charles Raynor struck his wife and his
10-year-old son, who was observing the
quarrel, took a revolver and shot his
father three times, all the bullets tak
ing effect. The boy, who is in jail,
said ho merely wanted to give the old
man a lesson. Raynor may recover.
At Portland, Ore., on tho 13th Wil
liam Dunbar, ono of tho principals in
the great smuggling ring of tho north
west, was sentenced to two years in
tho county jail nnd a fino of $1,000.
Attorney General Olney has ap
pointed Henry L. Lorenzo, of Toledo,
O., special attorney in tho department
of justice for examining letter carriers'
claims for overtime.
The president on tho 18th sent to tho
senato the following nominations: Eu
gene Townsond to be superintendent
of tho United States mint at Philadel
phia; John R. Reed, to bo collector of
customs for the districtof Philadelphia;
St. Clair A. Mulholland, to bo pension
agent at Philadelphia.
At Lincoln, Nob., on tho night of tho
J2th, O. I. Dayton, a student at tho
state university and ono of the leading
athletes of tho city, fell whilo attempt
ing to execute a handspring at tho Y.
M. C. A. gymnasium. His injuries
wero such as to paralyze his cntiro
body and his death was momentarily
On tho 13th tho republicans elected
thoir entire ticket at tho charter elec
tion hold at Binghamton, N. Y., car
rying eight out of cloven wards.
Nkar Eufauln, Ala., on tho 13th, tho
Georgia Central train, whilo crossing
tho Chattahootcheo river bridge caught
a party of men with the result that
John Davis was killed and William
Green had both legs broken and will
die. Tho others cscapod by swinging
to tho cross tics.
IN tho sonata on the 13th Mr. Gray concluded
his speech on tho Hawaiian resolution, and
Messrs. Daniel and Whito gavo notice that thoy
wished to speak on tho question boforo final ac
tion is talton. Homo routlno business was trans
noted, after which tho senato wont Into execu
tive session.,.. In the houso Bome furthor Ha
waiian correspondence from tho president wan
laid boforo tho membors und read nt length and
rofcrrcd to tho commltteo on foreign affairs.
Tho Bland selgntorago bill was tahon up and an
effort mado to terminate general debate, but
tho proposition was mot by numerous objec
Fracooillngs In Until llranches of tho Soy-outy-Flrst
Coi.UMnua, Feb. ft Senate. Mr. Lnnlng of
fered a resolution providing for tho appoint
ment by tho prosldont of tho senato of a com
mltteo on taxation to consist of flvo mem
bers. A joint resolution was adopted, providing
that tho bronzo tablet In commemoration of tho
settlement of tho Northwost territory at Mari
etta, oxhlbltcd nt tho world's fair, shall bo
turned ovor to tho Martotta Woman's Colum
bian soctoty. Hills wero passed: Providing that,
except In coso of epidemic, township boards of
health Bhall meat but onco a year, Instead ot
monthly, as now; providing that nn asslgnco
shall not bo romoved until ho and tho assignor
havo had a hearing In court; repealing tho
struck Jury law.
lioute. llllls woro passed as follows: Pro
viding for n llfo ponslon of 20 annually for tho
relief of Corporal Charles Yolscr, of Company
V, Fourteenth Itcglmcnt O.N.a.,woundod In tho
Cincinnati riots; amending Section WW so ns to
compel county commissioners to keep In repair
bridges In cities and villages whero they havo
the rlRht to domand a portion of tho fund; au
thorizing tho trustees ot tho Ohio Stato uni
versity to refund Iho certificates of Indebted
ness Issued In anticipation ot tha llyscll law
tax, to tho amount of tllu.OOO. Among tho bills
Introduced wero tho following: To hotter provldo
for tho payment of wages nnd bills duo formate
rial by malting It obligatory on owners of prem
ises to requlro bond of contractors boforo begin
ning tho orcctlon of n building; amending Scotlon
CMS so ns to pormlt tho catching of mullot, rcd
horso and suckers with a dip not or sotuo under
supervision of tho gamo warden.
Columhus, Fob. 7.Snate. Among tho bills
Introduced tho following wero tho most Import
ant: To roieal tho llarshbarger law requiring
pcnltcntlary-mndo goods to bo branded; provid
ing that county recorders must report to tho au
ditors tho names nnd residences of nil mort
gagees; to pormlt lnsurauco companies to
Insuro ngalnst loss of stock by thof t nnd to re
qulro them to deposit ench with tho lnsurnnco
superintendent securities not less than one
quarter of tho capital stock, which must bo not
less than 1100.000. Bills were passed: Provid
ing that tho wages of railroad employes must
no paid at least onco a month; to chango tho
names of the various insane asylums to hos
pllals. Home, Tho Joint resolution providing for tho
appointment ot a special commltteo to Inquire
uto tho cost of establishing an clectrio light
plant to Illumlnnto tho stato capltol wns
adopted. Tho following bills wero passed:
Amending Section JT8(J so that tho assess
ment for building roads shall extend tho
full mile limit without regard to tho dls
tanco to a parallel road: providing that In raso
of fatluro of township clerks of Joint sub-districts
to mnko lovy, samo may bo dono by nu
dltor, who Is empowered to distribute tho tax;
authorizing infirmary directors nnd township
trustees to requlro reciptonta of public relief
not in Infirmaries, to perform manual labor In
public psrks, highways, etc to 'aluo of relief
offered. Tho bill providing that aliens must bo
naturalzcd six months beforo being allowed to
voto was defeated yeas St, nays U s ns was also
a bill providing a penalty ot flvo dollars and Im
prisonment for any ono who pays for tho natu
ralization papers of an alien.
Columiujs, Tob. 8. Senatf. Tho houso bill
making appropriations for tho support ot tho
common schools for two years, In anticipation
of biennial sessions, was amended by cutting
down tho appropriations to ono year's require
ment nnd passed yeas SI, nays 4. This notion
Is thought to foreshadow thu defeat of biennial
sessions by tho senate. A largo number of local
measures were passed; also a bill appropriating
1385 to pay tho expenses of tho Joint legislative
commltteo on Inauguration. Tho bill to pro
hlblt tho reception and keeping of United States
prisoners in tho Ohio penitentiary was lost by n
oteof 11 yeas to 13 nays. Tho vote was after
ward reconsidered and nctlon postponed ono
Ioute. Mr. Harshbargcr's resolution provid
ing for a special commltteo to lnqutro into
tho feasibility of equipping tho Ohio canals
with olcctrlcity and whether or not tho system
can be profitably leased to companies or corpor
ations, wns adopted. Among tho bills passed
was ono amending Sections C813 nnd C817
by striking out tho word child and insert
ing person, so as to mako operative tho act llx
lng tho ago of consent at It years. Following
were among the bills Introduced: To repeal tho
swamp land act of 1853, which transferred
stt amp and wasto lands from tho stato to tho
various counties In which thoy aro located;
to prevent fraudulent sales of alleged assigned
or damaged stocks of clothing by Itinerant von.
dcrs by providing a state llocnso of Sii nnd re
quiring a deposit of 1500 under penalty of SI.OJ0
lino and six months Imprisonment; to reim
burse tho owners ot tax titles for taxes paid on
lands that wero wrongfully on tho duplicate be
cause of ownership by the general government;
to apply road tax funds arising from lands as
sessed for building roads to kcoplng tho same la
Columddr, Feb. 0. Senate. Tho session to
day was brief and unovcntful. Mr. leaning's
resolution providing for the addition of a com
mltteo on taxation to tho list of standing com
mittees was adopted, and tho senato adjourned
until tho 12th.
Jltiuse.-Hho houso refused to reconsider tho
voto by which the Paxton bill, providing that
nine out of twelvo jurors could return a verdict.
Tho senato bill by Mr. Eckley, providing that
tho husband's dower shall bo set off in caso of
assignment of wlfo's property, was passed.
Mills were Introduced: To prevent the serving
of adulterated food In hotels, restaurants, otc.,
and to promoto the public health; authorising
tho adjutant general to contract for armories for
tho Ohio natlonil guard In tho vnrlous counties
of tho state: providing that street cars shall bo
heated from November 1 to April at a temper
ature not exceeding sixty degrees Fahrenheit;
providing for tho bi-partisan management of
lnsano asylums; reducing tho minimum lino for
publishing obscene literature IronuSOO to tbO;
providing for state board ot medical oxamlncrs.
Adjourned until Monday, February li
Comjmiius, Fob. 12. Senate. For tho first
time this session tho senate met and ad
journed without n single bill having been
introduced. A bill was passed authorizing
township trustees and lnllrmary directors to re
qulro able-bodied male recipients or public,
charity, not Inmates of Infirmaries, to perform
labor la public parks, highways, etc., to the
valuo of tho relief afforded. As soon us the
calendar wus disposed of, on motion of Mr,
Maken, tho senato adjourned as a toucn of re
spect to tho memory of tho lato Gcorgo W.
Houk, member of congress from tho Third Ohio
lloute. There was a Bllm attendance and rou
tine business only was transacted. Tho only
bill of a general naturo passed was ono appro
priating I87,M)Q for 18D1 and tOO.UOJ for I89J,
arising from tho llysell law for support
of Ohio Stato university. A lurgo number
of bills woro Introduced, among them tha
following: Providing that township or ham
let trustees, councils of villages und, county
commissioner.! may transfer funds on a two.
thirds votu, tho resolution to bo approved by
tbo probato judge; providing a fino ot tloo
to tl.000 for violation of Insuranco laws to which
no penalty Is now attached, tha money arising
from such fines to bo paid Into tho stato treas
ury; providing that all lnsurnnco policies Issued
In Ohio Khali bo specially marked, designating
tho character ot tho lnsurnnco; providing WiZt
beforo a mortgngo can bo recorded It
shall bear certificate of county nudltor
showing that It baa been l'stcd for taxation;
permitting tho Incorporation of joint stock com
panies to buy and sell real estate: providing for
tho transforof funds by resolution of truitcos
of townships, hamlots, vlllugo councils and
A Dostructlvo JFJrc.
Tolkdo, 0., Fob. 18. A disastrous firo
occurred in tho town of Genoa, oigh
teon miles west pf hero, yesterday.
Tho firo originated from a stovo in n
butcher hhop, occupied by J, Moore,
and fanned by tho high winds, ovor
one-half of tho business portion of tho
village was destroyed. Tho loss will
be about (100,000. Two saloons, several
shoo stores, ono butcher shop, a to
bacco store and numerous smaller
buildings and offices all wont up in
smoke. The west sido of Main stroot,
on which woro many residences, also
foil victims to tho devouring flames.
x w .n..'.':-ul11 n
Itov. O. II, A'okcev,
Symptoms of 6ancr
Appeared on my lip. Disagrecablo eruptions
camo on my ncolc. After taking four bottles or
Hood's Sarsaparllln, all tho traces of disease
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moronowed vigor nnd strength. I nnr now al
most 73 years of ugo and 3 work lllco a
User. 4ml f know that Hood's Snrsaparllla
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I recdmmended it to my "wlfo, who had suffered
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to-day, and foj tho last six months, sho seems
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