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SLA FRIDAY, JAN ARY .24, 9 C I '
NEW SERIES VOL. 3. S , r. . IN A C.. - t 1. " ',. OUR NATIONA CI PITOLi ThWll be NAIIURRL jIFllUL. The lered to N Gras festiv Interesting and Newsy Items been issued it is possi from Washington. be able to ] The cutter repairs, wt pleted bef SOUTHERN PUBLIC LANDS Forward n, sent in her Public Postal Spotters as Officers of the The hou Government--Two United States agreed to tion of all tutters to be at Mardl G;rass-Free subject to Lands in The Uniuted States. and Arkar the appro' Ne National Baak in Kentucky. and it is 1 The comptroller of the currency has where all given authority fey the organization of been com] the City National Bank of Mayfield, celled e Ky.; capital $100,h00. mone hd. Harrison's Etgaagement Announced. excluding Ex-President Harrison Friday an- from the nounoed ij New York that he and Mrs. law. Dimmick were engaged to be married. The marsisgo will not take place until Te 0l Lent. Lent. of steam Bibles Burned In Peru. ing at W The mayor of San 3Miguel, Peru, the seoci seized and caused to be burned, in the facturers public square of that city, all "of the the roles stock of the local agent of the Ameri- plate for can Bible Society. tee consi A Postal Appointment. Steel Co Blaine W. Taylor, of West Virginia, Steel Co has been appointed, chief clerk of the Steel C postoffice departmenut at Washington. taken w He has held the oftie" of superintend ent of the division of the postoffice supplies snee the beginning of this uit 1 administration. trict Cc A Loan for Frtificatlions. of (;al Senator Lodge introduced an amend- Walter Sient to the fortifications appropropri Grelha ' - n bill, authorizing a popular thre commit cent. coin loan of $100,000,000, the four lei ioeeeds to be used in providing fos lands. the defense of the coast, for the manu sales a / facture of guns and the erection of forte amoun / and batteries. of the / Northern Pacific eceivershilp. senten The supreme court justices at Wash- comm ington who have been engaged in the $1000, consideration of the pIrposition to intero unify the Northefn pacific receivership awil probably not announce their de- Al fison for several days. One of them Me says that it would be necessary to dis- of the pose of some of the regular court busi- oceny newr before again taking up this matter. comn Thoem - TheFree Home Bill Reported. Comt "The house committee on public lands ofbei, dedded to report the house the free Beatl hobmebill prepared byChairman Lacey cham of Iowa, which is practically a revival dress of-the old homestead laws. Under this what bill settlers on Indian lands that are fear opened to settlement may acquire title the c to the lands without paying for them pens by a residence of five years. If they poin d'sre to secure their titles before the tion S aspiiation of five years they will be able ing 1 to do so by paying the rates fixed, by his r . government. Imp+ Postal Spotters. Bi Messrs. Hill and Beight, two di- nuent mearged employes of the postoflice de- c"at . [isrtment, appeared before a cubcom- in t mittee of the house committee on post- inr 1f.es and poet roads and charged thatt e : ta poetfund's had been misappropriated (thI by being used for the employment of thr1 secret agents. First Assistant Post- Lot S master General Jones was present and Lom paid the employment of said secret mla s. gents, which were sent to various All cities to look into postal matters, was 8nU Ibgal. They were appointed. with the bei full knowledge and consent of the civil beo servioe commission. Bids for a Marine Hospital. W6 Bids for the comfpltion of the latn- dol / dry and attenadanta' building of the IL M .ine Hospital, at New Orleans, were fo opened Thursday in the office of the of Supnevising Architect of the Treasury rai at Wthington. Therere were four bids tif subiditted, all the parties being New he Orles people. The bidders wereO. eil WJalthet, $.5400;John MCNally,4,97S; co Alas. A. Maas, $3,942, and Monarch & 1 Kaiser, 6,500). The two latter firms le Sneglected to acompany the required i check with their bids, which practical- i ly invalidates them. Walther's bid is A in excess of the appropriation, which s1 is ~1,000. g . R LC~hpinan Found (;Guilty. The jary is the trial of Elverton R. 1 Chapmsan, the member of the New g York stock broking firm of Moore & v S - Seley, who xefused to answer ques- j tiool put by the senate sugar in- i veetgating committee, returned a ver t iet o(f tguity at noon Saturday at J Whington,:.. after being out all ni it. The ease will undoubtedly be app'eal$d t the court of appeals of I lth Dis.iet f Columbia, and thence S to tse Unite States supreme court, S wMollhbev wap the next highest tri S b4di decideas. The defense took anmun • (W1 d Atiofs to the rulings of Judge i o(dio the dourse of the trial, and S tbeqe ei*ptidl, including exceptions o01Jtitional groenda, will be the S.; h~s t arguments on appeal, trial ua regiaded as a * i&*il be followed by the - a, - repondentds Edwrds and .,I Broh Job W. Me ~IILi Will be on Hand Mardl Gras. r The cutter Galveston has been p rt tered to New Orleans for the Mat t u(ras festivities. A similar order I been issued to the cutter Forward, bý ' e Lri it is possible that the vessel may nbl be able to proceed there for that dal . the cutter is in need of considerall j repairs, which may or may notbe col . pleted before Feb. 18. Should' th r ' Forward not go, the Winona will p,. sent in her stead. Public Land Sales of ge South. i Rel' e ' The house committee on public : iib D: agreed to report a bill for the confi A4 n tLon of all cash entries for public la's . nde subject to sale in Alabama, Missisii ai I and Arkansas, as offered lands betw* u the approval of the act of May 4, 180 i ý "lr and it is ptomulgation May 29, 1 4+ , where all requirements of the law h ,+ .c e t been complied with and that all1 celled entries where the purc . money has not been refunded be n stated. Also the bill to r epeal the m A -I excluding the public landa of Ala st - from the operations of ae mia .r obf law. tr f Proposed Tests for Boller-Pla : se The board of supervising inspe rt4 it of steam vessels, stnurdoo, gave a h -le ing at Washington to a ,ommittee the association of American Steel 4 , Sfacturers, on the question of amen e the rules and methods for testing I~T c - plate for marine boilers, The com*irt-. tee consisted of representatives of Carnagie 8teel Company, the S Steel Company, the Lukens Iron ' Steel Company, and the Pennsyl 10 Steek Company. No action wil taken until next week. e Big Land Suit. " Suit has been filed in the State trict Court at Galveston by the of Galveston to recover from nd- Walter Gresham $45,184.84. I pri Gresham was appointed by the forI commissioners agent tq sell ?ri the four leagues of Galveston couity fos lands. This Gresham did, and nu- sales and and collection s for the orti amount, but in his answer offers r of the county treasurer for all claimed by the county, and sentents a claim fur certain ash- commissions to the amount of the $1000. The suit is exciting conaid to interest. dep An Appeal of the pessloqa hem Megbers of the pension o dis- of the Grand Army of the nusi- occupied the attention of the Lter. committee on invalid pensions Those present included ,Gen. 1. Commander-in-Chief, member ands oficio of the committee; Gen. free Death, of Philadelphia, and Ge aceY chum, of Indiana. All the visit vival dressed the committee and refe rthis what they said was the greatufr are fear existing among the penslo title the country over the possibility o them pensions being reduced or cut they pointed out the dsirability of L the tion more definitely and clearly - able ing the practioe in the departm. : o s 1 by his repect. Improvement of Mobile S>" Bids upon the project for die r ki dig- ncnt improvement of the Mobile x e de- channei were opened Thuriay out ,loe - (lice of Lighthouse Board sea . 1 poset- ilgton.d There were thirt- em I tha: ,era, four of whom wert iJl. o iated (I leans. The bide were diri nt of three speeitleatiais. The 1 ' Co-° rost- tiers were as follows: Sn. , h I. +1 dn t and Louisville, Ky.; metal w Mrji ' I b ;ildi seret manent wharf; Allentown IRoIlg I ,th arios Allentown, Pa., metal work for tire t nl was square and fifteen triarrgnluM be , ian w the antd eight square and sevew "ria~ h e civil beacons; Gillet-HetrZo M lsIt d Co., Minneapolis, Minn., of stcrehouse; Sneed & 1. works, Louisville, cons 0 Sain- double dwelling. J·Tl C of the Mobile was the loweAt JId'9 W4 , were folowing specificationsn: of the of permanent wbaf, Sil2GO htFo t b reasury rary whar., $3193; oonJ U 5'O th or bids fifteen square and Ifteen. i+br g New beacons, $6700 an 36400 rsy' etidil, were 0. eight square and saen triug' ~·' b 44,978; cons, $3600 and g8160 " ' naroh & W. C. oanze, of New Orl~' r firms lowest bidder on the folloi ta equired ion of storehouse, $176*; detp to cactic- of double dwellin for ke . bidi Albert W. N. M , Ne w . I n hic struction of gas pln, $11,865, schedule B. 8 bid is evidently ;mde ,<r t -L silty. prehension of the fcts s erton R. lower than the nt lowe t ai an a the New $30,000 lower ti lb · ' Moore & wick Park Troasportatij 1 any a rer ques- Richmond, Vse, ngar in- bat. The Mo il5e 5 '! W ed a ver- Company bid to frnish rrday at made no bid on the plsoa W a't out all several days to.reite t l lo bbtedly which appearu e ~i b t pppals of fusted. Not oY tb iS id thence awards be of"i B hheet tri- T of Judge A Berlin a I trial, and Standard ay w tcetptions ereigus will D 5pp . ebration- oif , J i14 ~ AND CABULS s v Advices fi Shbtus, whi are drawini 'e L:l Foreign and D beseiged It an,~ut fear the 3t °ltcmOWS, icome exhar Abd e LANS XOII . Aa Rno aged 15 yd R bbeliceve ,ia , ~le Sent to an Asylmn-- my. Ow pi . D:led Up--AMMAte War. girl wh •a her to, D r S;.cr War. Mdi - -an walkl " h * ]t ld's Grft v0 V - " pp ad driel s ie aG oad has wddt' cl1ck r t Vassar Collage, to foaud a As Sin memory of her.aoother. Jmes A 4 a cable says: 'Judgs reome- nd ,ettc t most severe and restion r r of the Berlin judges, a~#d who sah ra, rsad much adtverseoollenlet by e ho S t of political trials nd sub- cloth . ieq ntf l enes, has become lan e a ted " se~ned in an asylul. Efforts 4 1 atlde to have some of his a ý t nCese set adde." a llewed Strychdaae e crcner Saturday at Cinianati, To Et verdict that M.y Bean, a Comm ittle girl only 12 yer okd, pres1ilen ,r death Friday ~ight by Cotton C a drachm of stryohniue. opp, ,td Mrs. Bean were called to Orton S10 o'clock Fridy might by in Mem she pointed to the empty ýiFsai soon died. The evidence spaure ,t about the ttie girl de1 the cor te'.ixting .Faib j3t j I.dguor War. M. Fisg horltes at Ut rgeon, Mo., Eagle, ) west of Centralia Mo., are bitter war on the alleged ille liquor in ast city: Dr. 1. An Ac b prominent' piysician, has West A and fined $60, charged tee war prescriptloe* illegally. T. in corn Williash Hawkins, drug- y for Est city, have been arrested, capital, 'th selling liquor contrary ty Prerp The casseere being hotly ,ands and ha - targed ah s Up BlstesiLdence. There Steinekbr, a briekmakar re- native 14 West Iowa street, 1vags- n Mon'd5 moihing at 2 andt '-lew up his residence pith w -he had placed in a beer house was wreeked. Imme- Lot ward Steineker went to his Frene committed suaiide by shoot in the head. Steineker was bearia t and wealthy citizen of that Lon&d one was in the honde when deme on took place. _Eng conse Train Broke in Two. tle ki o. 12, loaded with general ment i~e, on the Chicago and Alt, ided ed two miles west of Slater, whicl S t It o'clock Friday night, Six t ral were thrown into the ditch, ve of thre wero almdt totally wread. lower .wreck was caused by the train froni kr king in two, the rear part running land Swn a heavy grade and striking the of 8 S at section. Thest. Louis and Chi- the Strains were dtlayed about four land + +is. It is estimated that the weckup k1i cost the company about $10,000. tst ceased by an Overheated Furnace. way SAn overheated futnace in a new fat the Sbjildiing at Wabash avenue and Thirty- Mal Ssxth street, Chicago, started adestlre- eti iove blrse Saturday night. The build. at "t$ imp was unooupied, buat had been al- the aets AM completed at a cost of $50,000. pre Its destruction wa total, and consider imag was done to the Fleur-de ent house adjoining. The mit of S tructure was filled with families, tiol of fats being occupied. A panic of th ?eerlted for a time among he occu- for hP rp t and many removed their effects c h10o he streets, where they remained un ___aof til the ire was controlled. ti r Crushed His Baee skul . ·e. A fiendish crime was committed at 12 i-.aook, Newton county, Indiana, Fri A day laborer named Tolles be- , Se enraigd because his 8-months' I f baby wss fretful and persisted in , ,qeiig. In his anger he took the child 'Wn its cradle, placed its head be Sb en his knees sd crushed the shkll m ^--fit-were neg ell. The mother, *ne5eing the brutal crime, rushed C ,oo m the houm seand smmoned the L & 1athbor, bun t when they returned the S p .d Tw b pred hel. Tollesis in e' I and the ren rusis t him ois k _Veneiero lp-edna. *trtfe e k 5k '" Cables from Oarsea Venezuela, re II Wed Saturday by New York mer ' ¼ ante in the Bouth American trade, -,aty texited over the tepo-t that Srest Britain's flying sqatroi is des ted to the Beruni aand eveatnaily - I Caracas pe P idtnt Crepo has , a, i .L ·red too, that the" British me aoy g-t'o epeditiofs to'the froaselr to ?€ cupy thei t rittOn and thee ' " w has caud wildeitelacmt at the , ' e is said, to rsist a Bipiti ii5oS e is-troubld by the fea. 61-a Pe?.U Italians Sureounded. * Advices from Abyssinia say that the Shbtas, who are surrounding Makelle, Sare drawing their lines closer. The I bseige.d Italians are well provisioned/ The - AtW gat fear their supply of water may - come exhausted. Abducted and Married. Ada Rose Owens, at Jefferson, No., FOURT: aged 15 years, Saturday received a de ee of divorce from Peter Owens, who Sbeliecved to be in the United States my. Owens, it was proved, abducted War on . e girl when she was 14 years old, took xKledby. "he? to' Dnnkirn N. Y., and married 'ber. Afterwatds'they lived in a hovel•ad e-w Madison, 0., until the girl eacaped xsIeo walking seven miles to the twn, A fDiprd triends. Ta ear Wm. shut An Inhuman Hubad. on streets Jimes Collins, an employs at 8.'K. oed 'W4Ai'o woolen mill, and. living on Gos$, SW n street, Trenton, N. J., was n ted Saturday on a charge of atro- serv o e assault on his wife. She ra t en ' 4~hhouse 8aturday dfternotfo with bore r b helothin on fire, and neig'bya sleeping i be t ed that Collins had poured kero- Willitma its oil on her gd then ignite h j sight by ois She was severely bured and hea. u in a precarious condition at t t. Sa ncis' Hospital. Theba i To Ilestrclt Cotton Areage.", I a Commissioner Vincenheller, vice Friday m A president for Arkansas of the American tents. 7 by Cotton Growers' Protective A'socitip , ows, t ue. Wappointed delegates to attend the quantit Sto tton Growr' Convention to be held au by in Memphis Thursday, to disease the T pty isability of adopting systematic nee uarea o restrict the cotton acreeg D. W t coming season. Among the 4,6- canty, tes appointed are, Ex-Goro.e5 W. b.. t$ X. Fishback, Fort Smith; Cknet 0. u. b6s . Sappington, Little Boek; W' H. Mat l do.' Eagle, Lonoke. the hi ill-- Ashantee War Waded. yap 3. An Acorn, Gold Coast lolony, British has West Afric cable saysi "The Astha. rged tee war is .ended. Sir Francs Scott, At M . T. in command of the British expedito at a rug- qry foreS. has occupied Coomaie, the Willi ted, capital, without opposition. " K on ry t Premph accepts all Britidb atty u lotly mnds. Prince Hepry of Bat .uB - i and half of the white troope hsve > i turfed to the coast- fox embarkation. There is general rejoicIng among the., natives at the bloodless Bridehvietory, Mo. rye and the prospeeo of a letrn:nf with and prosperity. beer They've Divided Nlamr . adl mme- Lord Salisbury's overtures to the day at o his French Government, made at the be- of bo boot- ginning of tip Trnavsal diftculty, are ma tha bearing fruit, as statedin adis tch from putl 'tht Londqn, atedJanuary 18th. France al1 demanded a free hand in Simp, and oiok. England, under stress of cireamntca, piece consented to the spoiltion of the it tle kingdom. By the ter5 of agree oer ment, Siam b as practiecl Ibeen di- WI Altr, `idea into three parts, the .large DnP Slater, which goes to France. The king ea"s Sti Six t rally receives the smallest ofb, h Av e o three parts. The French are to be l shoot ed lowed dominion right p to the Chi lier, frontier, effectually removing Eng gan g land's buffer state bar. All that is left he Sthe of Siam appears to be the Valley of t Chi the Menim. England is to OcuPY Mi it fonr lasd east of Burioah as far as "he ihes wreck up th' Menam, and Frana is to pene- W trate west of the Mekong in the same sface. way. This arrangement is admitted by Pa eat the London newspape. The Pill P iry Mall Gazette figures that the King will ive T ety- retain but a quarter of his former do- - ar a hild main, England and od amem pcOkting i een al- the remainder, was 150,000. preminaries of the Poeullst poavon got sdider-- otion. i e o 'ler-de- The members of the executive com- riet g The mittee of the Populist ntional coneti miilie s, tion committee of the Busines League of t.Loui, ond, omp d details Id i o t- for the July convention and eeted a ee the r er cts contract, whereby the Popaltlt will be . ened given the use of the hall inobe earpod gin tion buniMng now being prepored ft th. the R epublian National _-onrerione ai l iedat T ha-, it is expected will ae from of 12 to 15,000 people when all -an- ~-o Y or s menta are omplted. Chir3Ta -mnh benock and the other membert 6 theae t he chid Wshintoe on sad cof with te i-met e dalic lesague a to the drimbil of hold- q lIth ing their convention in Stt.Lb , at Smthe me time that the pop.itt are in Shseion at St. Louis,ae u - on "_ ne there. Before leaving Mtr. T Tawe iolls etablil two headquattn acm WoashinMton adin 8t. Laud. Se-retay Turner will be in m arp of the W hington oie... hiLe I will bstn cteela, r Louis st the Lindeli Hotl" people are Friday the seohu Ks . epr o that t caught fit. froma defective 'bet.I dronris des- waraed by th#.o3D _al.~u of Kiss eeent tuly Abrena, the priaciPalp wlth.tbe aid a a me me- enee of mind a pani wa, .-,foinrm rto little os.ASfrl7 r'mne LltttL6a~P 1 r., y 'ad this of the older nes jdjo.nll ihUSl -acntet a the The damage wa -o-one! I a ight. a ppl', The shoed was then"hiad lb Lab nO-i children weat merrily b~' hpielJ .C · . . The latest Dispatohm PC". Over Di i". rOURTEZIN 1OISOW9ah a.otb' t Kledby a Sam si Sat. -cu - Sen *W r Los. 80,OO i. ua sse Sd 51m eS . Thabr af ea . ,.6or e t he" e o a.Shaurcho, ,,ho oed y b ho I a . .' haout $1,Ms r . the bow C ero ), 41'"ýý rto.- Wclams, ' º o n- oF byea t sat ad them. " te r- .L' ` ý4 F Sars M ineC mne be n ofme Wn .. Lott, ba t tre- o atty OcS*6IMI h - iOa ankr - Engd hat 1, y 0 . th a tooht ah fero m We lier, Wsabed ate Her do- a, a nld bei Pio pie? a )it* dp wasPbl. bh' hatd mtsl %tI OSV. ut ai . be e mothered to death o sted a the seit till t e "c visi 7 be Oef- ialS to Min are moaaet;*ati I5 ae fro m op etoI 5,i. Ib ea n s, a eenee of U e bi-mt horse a . Iwaa at b ow sbetls- shoot be Ilct the n tehirs Yor n bero the Engye that oo aqu e d 4ii S tis lefrt basatin sed*.ta y saO ast, ci the wb rom t r Pia'' Escapes**wý int~ u ia ni +. "r. t a me lese eillic the te dpmaWh i b *t e abe'ow mar do-l 8o ,4eq&ard IL A: oolnethtatg , hs T oes t a.le ao..- * c th f 40 ve ' T r4F f $. 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