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i't At I JKlt ' The State VOLUME XIX. EPUBLIOAN. JEFFERSON CITY, MISSOURI, TBgESDY, MAY 8, 1890, NUMBER 21. GEO. A. McFADDEN B KSKS OIP.ZElilSriHjX) .A. 2TEW BOOT SHOE STORE. IE LEAD ! LET OTHERS FOLLOW! AVE CA11UY A. FULL LINE OF MEN'S &3.00 SHOE Hint Cnnnot bo Stirpnssecl in Slylo, Quality nml Finish. Are tho best on tho market for the money. Evsry pair guaranteed to glvo satisfaction WE ALSO OaTAlTrASSOKTJOT OF THE School Shoo, Tlio Bojt and Most Coiufortablo JIado for Childron. A FULL LINE OF LATEST STYLE LOW CUTS FOIl LADIES AND CHILDREN. I5T214 EAST HIGH ST.,GI GEO. A. McFADDEN. HENRY J. DULLE, President. BERNARD DULLE Vlcc-Fro-Mont. iT. W. SCIIULTE, Secretary & Treasurer. CAPITAL STAR AND VICTORIA ROLLER MILLS. 2 'rt CL t .7 '-) Is- re a E. 5 FLOUR MFAIi AND MILL FEED G. H. DULLE MILLING CO, WEST ZMTA-inST STREET. o. A. "WARE'S NEW LIVERY' STABLE S LARGE QUANTITIES OF Mules and Horses Bought and Sold. The best and Finest Livery Rigs in tho Slnto. r;r -' wart rvrATW RTBiaTCT. Carriages,Surreys,Bui6S,Roa(l Carts FOR SALE AT MANUFACTURERS' I'RICES. Second-Hand Rigs Bought and Sold. N ' Hrst -ClKLwufts! I ' I Double or Single, for City or Country, op for Commercial Travelers at thfi Best Rates given In Centr j Missouri. Horses Doatded bj thp Day. Week or Month at Reasonable Ratos. , " Calj or ptWiests ilt Ti "WEUU? f CO. Epitome of the Week. INTERESTING ttfiVvB COMPILATION, j CONGRESSIONAL. Mr. DOI.PH reported a concurrent resolution In the Bcnato on the Soth ult. providing foi legotiattons with tho Government! ot Mexico and Great Britain with a view of preventing tho entry of Chinamen Into American territory from Mexico and Canada,. i .In the IIouso the bill for the classltletttton of worsted cloths at woolen cloths Was passed, hs was Also the Mor rill service pension bill which places on tha bsnslon toll any officer or enlisted man of 60 years of age or over, or who shall hereafter reach that age, who served ninety days or moro In tho array, at the rate of M per month, and also provides for a pension of 13 to the widow of any soldier when sho shall arrlvo at the ago of CO yoars. The select committee on meat products re ported to the donate on the first measures to repeal existing quarantine laws and prohibit monopoly and unjust discrimination by rail' Ways,,,, In tho House Mr, IllgRS (Col.) Intro- Huccd a bill to repeal the clvll-servico Oct. Tho Bcnato antl-lrust bill was passed. A resolu tion was adopted for tho Immediate considera tion ot Mils rrlatlng-to trusts, 1 wpjrbjat trad bankruptcy. A resolution was presented by Mr, Rellly (Pa.) declaring that eight hours should bo mfcde a legal day's work throughout tho country. Abh-l was Introduced In the Senato on the 2d to plaeo express companies under tbo pro visions ot the Interstate commerce act. The administrative customs bill was passed. The liomlnatlon of Daniel Austin to be Assistant Treasurer of the United States at Chicago was coaflrmcd,...In tho IIouso the International copyright bill was defeated by a vote of 120 to OS. At the evening session seventeen private pension bills were passed. 1 tho Senate on the 3d bills were passed pro vidlnS for sundry light-houses and other aids to navigation on tho sreat lalccs. and to amond ) tho pre-emption nnd homestead laws. A bill was reported Appropriating w.ko.ooo to place the American merchant marluo enfeoffed in for eign trade on an equality with that ot other nations In the House the dlptomatlo and consular bill was passed, also a joint resolution appropriating ll.OOS.COO for improvement of the Mississippi river from tho mouth of tho Ohio river. Mr. McComns' bill to prevent gcrryman doring of congressional districts was reported ravorably. SEXATon Dlackdurn announced In tho Sen ate on theSth the death of his colleague, Sena tor Ilcck, and tho Sennto adjourned,... In the House the death of Senator Deck was re ported, and an adjournment for the day waa taken. DOMESTIC. Tnr. Untted States Treasury Issued a statomont on tho 1st showing that tho assots amount to S712,000,050, against liabilities of SO.10,000,000, loaving a bal anco In favor ot tho treasury of SOS. 000,000. At Washington on tho 1st ox-Prosi dont Cleveland was admitted to practice boforo tho United States Supreme Court. James Palmeu was hanged on tho 1st at Concord, N. 11., for tho murder of Henry T. Whltohouso at Portsmouth, May 27, 1888. Thisouohout tho country on tlio 1st large demonstrations woro mado by working-men In favor of an eight-hour day, and in several largo cities strikes wore Inaugurated by carpenters. Fifty-eioht converts to Mormonlsm arrived at Now York from Liverpool on tho 1st. Thoy came from Sweden and England. Tub receipts of the United Statos dur ing April last from customs, internal rovonuo and other resources amounted to ovor 334,000,000, an increaso of about 33,000,000 over those of tho correspond Ing month of last year. Am Incendiary flro on tho 1st In tho West Albany (if. V.) Live-Stock Yards destroyed eight acros of barns and cattlo-sheds. Dl'iUNO acyclonoon tho 1st at Bloom ing Grovo, Tox.. tho nowllaptlst church and many residences were demolished, and tho post-odlco, tho Presbyterian church and Bovoral business houses woro partly wrecked. It was announced on tho 1st that the recent decision ot tho United States Su preme Court In tho liquor suit known as 'the "original packago" caso oponcd loop-bolo for the coinnlotn null! (lotion ot tho prohibitory statues in sovcral States. Tut: Now York Legislature on tho 1st passed a bill abolishing capital punish ment. The statement of tbo public debt Is sued on tho 1st showed tho total debt to bo Sl,W5,84i,2UU; cash In tho Treas ury, 533,030,023; debt less cash In Treas ury, Sl.OlS.SiO,""!. Decrease during April, 87,030,901, Decroaso since Juno SO, 1880, $01,125,651. In Chicago on tho 1st Alderman J. I!. McAbee, M. J. Corcoran, John Horn, W. II. Mitchell, John Dingwcll, James Lynch, Stephen Cowos and Captain James Whito (all Domocrats) woro In dicted by tho grand jury for election frauds. Tnnr.r. woro 211 buslnoss failures in tho United States during the sevon days ended on tho 2d, against 218 the pre vious (.oven days. FccuilKlMiiit, Hau & Co., shirt man ufacturers in Now York, failed on tho 1st for ?375,000. At Frankfort, Mich., on the 1st Charles T. Wright, tho lumborman who shot and killed Sborltl Marshall and Doputy Thurbcr, was sentenced to 11 fo impris onment GovF.itNou Watchman, of California, on tho 2d granted a pardon to A. 1. Glp son, who was sent in May, 1878, to San Quontln prison to sorvo a life son tenco, ho having boon found innocent Ten thousand working-men em ployed In tho Iron, cooper and sash and door Industries In Chicago struek on tho 2d tor eight hours. Yan Piion Lke, a Yale graduate, started a paper in Now York on the 2d for Chinese Sunday-school scholars. It is called tho Chinese Advocate. Piiksidknt IlAititisoN on the 2d signed the bill establishing u Territorial gov ernment in Oklahoma. Juoub R II. M.utTiNUAT.K, of Indian apolis, was on tho 2d appointed world's fair commissioner tor Indiana by Gov ernor Ilovoy. Tun Htato Orange, Farmers' Mutual Benefit Association, Farmers' Alliance and Knlghta of Labor of Illinois con solidated at Sprlngdold on tbo 2d, with J, M, Thompson, of Jollot, as presi dent At Mulberry, Ind., on the d Ervln Kern klllod Harvey Kratzor with a bill iard euo In a dlsputo ovor tho payment for florao drinks, . Mns. Mahv McMonnan, who llvod near Lovctt's Station, Ky., was torn to pieces on tho 8d by iogi vyhlclj bJjo, wag leedtng( CALtFoitstA'a fruit efot) wait tho 24 expected to bo the largest oicord Iri thai Slate. Am . FltANK WlI.T.TAMS, COnvICt- Of VoK blngastage near DownlovllKtCaL.of United States malls somo "afr113 nB0 was on tho 2d sontoncod toiprhon mont for life. -rVS" Ida WAitnnN, agod 22 yeartjfSiilll.. van, 111,, was sentonced onune 2d to fourteoU years la prison Of.-Mllng her; ehlldi . i':mL , Advices of tho 2d say thifSflffvonty; eight nogrocs lost their RtAft Vh'o ro cont floods in Louisiana. 4Sf FpitEST Arcs woro doingjrrfW dlmago on tho 2d in portions oi -aBisoonsin and Minnesota. f J CitAiti.Hs EiiKits, ox-audltoiBt Henry County, O., was on tha 2d iSad to bo short Sll,b'J7 in his accounted . A i.Aitnn motoor was roooSd on tho 2d to have passed through' IjB'iiOavcris bver Iowa bltlos, making In'Sip'rogrosi a nolso rosombllng reports olOTnnon. At San,Francisoo ow. 'tti4a, t'lina Williams was sontoncod to Imprison ment for Hfo for stage robbory. The Baptist and Cathollo churches nd tho Cathollo parsonage at West ltoylestotli Mass.) Were burned to tho ground orl tho 2cL The Second Presbyterian t-hurcn con gregation of Lafayette, lnd., colobrated the flit loth anniversary ot its organiza tion on tho 2d. A thousand drinking places in Balti more, Md., wero closed on tho 3d by tho new liquor law. The Kansas Prohibitionists decided on tho 3d to fight "original package" dealers, despite the decision of tho United States Supremo Court. The percentages of the base-ball blubs in tho Players' Lcaguo for the week onded on the Sd were: Boston, .727: Chicago, .000; Buffalo, .655; Brooklyn, .500; Pittsburgh, .300; Philadelphia, .444; Now York, .833; Clovoland, .300. Tho club3 In tbo National League stood: Cincinnati, .000; Chicago, .600; Brook lyn, .55."!; Philadelphia, .555: Boston, .545; Pittsburgh, .500; New York, .303; Clovoland, .300. Sand-stoiims swopt over portions of Minnesota and Dakota on tho 3d, blow ing wheat from tho ground and doing othor damage AuEr, BnitoEitoN, who eloped from Quebec with a French girl, committed sulcldo on tho 3d at Spraguevlllo, N. Y., after having killed his two children. The furnlturo warehouse of tho Mat toon Manufacturing Company In Chi cago was burned by an incoudtary on tbo 3d. L03S, $120,000. J. E. Munr.AY, county trcasuror of Alkcn County, S. C, was on tho 3d found short In bis cash to tho amount ot 817, 000 or 818,000. A iluitmcANn struck Wlllspolnt, Tox., on tho 3d, and every house in town was moro or less damaged. Two persons wero killed outright and several In jured. At LathroD. Mo., seventy-eight per sons who took part in tho recent wiliky. crusade wero arrested on tno 3d lor willful destruction of property. Tub remains of Dr. Cronln, murdered In Chicago one year ago, wero taken from a vault and Interred In Calvary Cemetory on tho 4th. Tub exchanges at tho loadlag clear ing-houses in tho United Statos during tho week ended on tho 3d aggregated S1,3S2,308,273, against 81,020,409,304 tho provlous wook. As compared with tho corresponding week of 1889 tho lncroase amounted to 01.1. A nitEAT snow-storm prevailed In Wisconsin, Minnesota and the Dakotas on tho 4th, snow falling in some places to the depth ot eight inches. The business portion of OUboa, N. Y., was destroyed by flro on tho 4th. Loss, 8175,000. A monument to James W. Marshall, tbo first dlscovoror ot gold In California, was unvalled on the 3d at Coloma, Cal. Mns. Sahah Blanev, a widow aged 77 years, and her daughter Caroline, woro found murdered In their beds In Baltimore on tho 3d. A grandson of Mrs. Blanoy was arrested on suspicion. At Racine, Tex., 150 cattlo belonging to the Toy ah Land & Cattlo Company wero killed by a cyclone on tho BJ Tnr.En men named Martin Byan, Con Downoy and Will Cosgrovo wero drowned on tho 5th by tho capsizing of a boat In ban Francisco bay. The prlvato bank of Charles A. Math or & Co. at Berlin, Wis., failed on tho 6th for 8100,000. Wii.i.ie Lkapiiant, an 18-yoar-old negro undor sentence ot death at Lex ington, S. C, for assaulting a whlto girl, was shot to death on tho 5th by a mob, Advices of the 5th from Texas say that a cyclone wrecked several housos at Salt Creek and killed three persons. At Fall Croek many buildings wero de stroyed and several persons Injured. At Acton four people woro klllod, a num ber Injured and many houses domol lshod. At Robin Croek otght porsons were klllod, flvo of whom belonged to tbo family of Dr. ucorgo Urltnn. Mkmdeus of the Cblnoso diplomatic sorvlco at Washington said on tho 5th that thoy did not blame the Unltod Statos for restricting Chinese omlgra tlon, as 00 per cont ot tho emigrants woro vagabonds and criminals, ot whom tho homo Government was glad to bo rid. The 100th anniversary ot tho grant- Ing ot Polish liberty was colobrated by the Poles ot Minnesota at Winona on tho 5th. In Chicago on tho 5th two domestics. Annlo and Bessie Parllck, aged- 17 and 10 years, woro asphyxiated by gas. It was roported on tho 5JU that tho officers of the State Farmers? Alii anco ot Toxas had swindled that organization out of 81.200.000. Tiuiee horses near Maryvlllo, Ma, aicd on me stn from hyaropuooia. Hav ing reoontly boon bitten by a rabid doir. Skvkiial buildings lost thoir roofs and a Methodist church was 'wrecked by a tornado at Natchcs, Mission the 6th, and at Jackson a portion of tho utato-IIouse roof was blown oftY, Willie and Clara Fitznatrlok warn killed in a runaway accidentat West Chester, Pa., on tho 5th, and their moth er was ltisane from crlof. wJ In a general row on th StbYftmonf tao negroos ai mo nuuipiou .rotncs near Birmingham, Alp,, six WMo.shQt, throe fa JaUy, W Ttfn Francis, Scbtt Key National bv zaf was1 opened at Baltimore orl the 6thj tho object bolng to ralso a fund for tho erection of a statue In honor of tho author ot "Tho Star Spanglod Bannor." At Baltlmoro on tho 6th Maryland Commandory .No. 1, Knights Templar, thb oldoBt commandory of tho order in .America, rlobratod its 100th annlvor jtry, Cf, M. Mn.r.s, tho attornoy who killed Hr. Prllchard al (Joldwatof, Kan., waj captured on tho 5th and lyriched, 1 'PERSONAL AND POUflOAL, Rp.v. William Baunes, aged 74 years', a noted Presbyterian minister, died on the 1st at Jacksonville, III. Mr. Barnes preached tho funeral sermon of Daniel Wobstor. Amos Oohdon, aged 08 years, a vet eran of tho war of 1812, passed away on thp 1st at his homo near Mollno, Ilt. JN tho Fifth Illinois district on tho 1st) tho .Republicans renominated At it 'Hopkins for Congressman.- 'A special election will bo held In tho Third Pennsylvania district May 20 to elect a succossor to tho lato Congress man Randall. 1 Dit. itYL.VNn T. Ilnowstl, agod 83 years, a distinguished chemist and physiologist, died at Indianapolis, Ind., on tho 2d. James Sevate, aged 101 yoars, and Mrs. Terence, agod 83, wero married ori tho 3d at Laurel Fork, W. Va. Tho groomsman was 81 and tho brldomald 78. I Mns. Kate IlAiirEi:, a grand-daugh ter of tho lato Henry Ward Beechcr, expired suddenly at Yonkers, N. Y., on tho 3d. shortly after an operation in dentistry during which she was undo! tho influence of chloroform. Senatoii James B. Beck, of Ken tucky, dropped dead in tho Baltlmoro & Potomao railway depot In Washington at 4 o'clock on tho attornoon of tho 3d from heart disease. Mr. Beck was a Rcpresontatlvo in Congress from 1860 to 1810, when bo wa's elected United Statos Senator. Ho was 63 yoars of age. At Lancaster, Pa., on the 3d Marrlot Broslus was renominated for Congress by tho Republicans of tho Tenth district A.NiutEwSni'MAN, ox-t.loutonartt-Qov ernor of Illinois, and for thirty years editor of tbo Evening Journal, died suddenly In Chicago on tho 6th from apoploxy, aged 00 years. FOREIGN. Tin: steamer Lako Neplgon, which reached Montreal on tho 1st from Liver pool with a large numborof Immigrants on board, reported having been lifted almost out ot tho wjiter by an Ico floo off Capo Ray, Newfoundland, April 17. She was penned In tho ico for six days, but was finally cut out by tho crow of tho sealing steamer Samson. The first Labor day generally ob served throughout Europe passed off Irt a quiet manner on tho 1st In most places. it The result of tbo elections in Francs on tho 4th was as follows: Republicans, 65; Monarchists, 13; Boulanglsts, 2. The great striko of railroad omployes In Iroland ended on the 3d, tho men re turning to work attho company's terms. In Madrid, Spain, on tho 3d a striking workman was scntored to imprison ment for Hfo for wounding a policeman, and five others wero sentenced to ton years' imprisonment each for keeping non-strikers from working. National, independence day in Mex ico was colobrated on the 6th by flro works and processions. IN London on tho 5th tho Geographi cal Socloty gave a rccoptlon to Honry M. Stanloy, tho African explorer, which was attonded by members of tho royal family and othor notablos. MISSOURI STATE NEWS. STATE FINANCES, LATEST NEWS. In tho Senate, on tho 0th, nftora briof prayer by tho chaplain, on motion ot Mr. Blackburn, tho clerk road tho order of ceremonies for tho day, and then tho Senato took a recess until bait-past twelvo o'clock, at which hour tho clorlc of tho IIouso appearod and dollvorod a mossago announcing tho action of tho Uouso on tho death ot Mr. Hock; and soon theroaftor tho chaplains of tho two houses, In tho prosonco of tho senators and Roprosontatlvos, tho Prosidont and his Cabinet, tho Justlccsof thoSupromo Court and the members of tho Diplo mats Corps, conducted appropriate roll glous ceremonies, and tbo Senato ad journed In tho IIouso, Immediately aftor the reading of tho journal, a ro coss was takon until 12:45 p. in., and then the House adjourned and proceed ed in a body to tbo Senate chamber to take part In tho sorvlces over too ro malns ot Senator Bock. Trie jailor at Mldlotown, N. Y on tbo 6th, permitted a party of rolatlves and frlonds to visit and talk privately with a prisoner held on a serious charge. Next morning when the obliging offloial wont to feed his ohargo ho found his wife, ono of tho party of visitors, dressod In tho prisoner's olothos, oc cupying his coll. TnE Insano asylum at Longuo Polnto, nine miles east ot Montreal, Can., cost ing $1,132,000 and containing 1,300 pa tients, was totally dostroyod by flro, on the 6th, and a largo number, variously estimated at from 100 to 200, ot tho In mates perished miserably In tho flames. On the recommondatlon of District Attorney Fellows, ot Now York, Judgo Cowing in Qonoral Sessions, on the 0th, dismissed tho Indictment for brlbory against ex-Alderman Jamos Pearson, of tho Board of Aldermen for 1884. The Slator Educational Fund, estab lished ton years ago by John F. Slator, of Norwich, Conn., providing for tho In troduction of Industrial training In tho , schools of the South, lastyear expended $42,000 In the work. A heavy fro3t, on tbo night ot tho 6th, In Iowa and other Northorn Statos eausod muoh damago to Irult treos and truck gardons. Ice to tho thickness of a quarter ot an inch formed In somo places. Fifty-two Anarchists. wore arrostod in Barcolona on tho 6th. Documonts seized In thoir residences rovoaled plans to destroy railways with dynamite and to set fire to factories. Well-infobmed horticulturists esti mate that the peach crop ot Michigan will tbU year scarcely amount V P Vsntfe t bo nomlnitl yield, It Is said that A syndicate has beoi formed by Missouri capitalists and polltl elans, whoso object Is nothing less thari tho fcrnoval of tho cajfltal from .Teller son City to Jj'ednlla, It is further statod that a syndicate Of Topoka (Kan.) capitalists has been formed, represent ing a capital of 8300,000, having the samo object in vlow. JIlss Myhtli; Knox, a member of tho "Pearl of l'ckln" Company, wa3 killed in an accident on tho Cltesapoako & Ohio road near Staunton, Va., early tho other rnornintf. Miss Knox's homo w9 In Kansas City, and prior to her engage ment with tho opera company she was ' 1 a telegraph operator at tho Midland Hotel In that city. I James B. Sellwis, a Homo Telrgraph i ' Company messenger boy, was recently , arrested at Kansas City for opening a I letter and robbing It of ten dollars. I Ex-GovEiiNtlii MonnnotfsE recently paid 8850 into tho Ktatf Treasury to tho account of tho Noland delMl. Tho t Governor was of tho opinion tint tho balance due, about 810,000, would bo col lected and paid very soon. Tift: Stale Auditor and nn export ac countant havo lately been nt work on tho accounts ot ex-Collector Tnhd? H. Trlco, of Buchanan County, to ascertain tho amount duo tbo Stato inorder to be gin suit for Its recovery. , Sio Mayeh, fonnoily a cigar and to-1 bacco dealer of Kansas City, who foil" fldenccd a number of acnualntancps and 1 fi fled, was later arrested at Memphis, I -Tenn., and taken back for trial. It Is i ?, asserted that Mayer defrauded lo allle brow merchants out of about 83,000. T, EmiL RimB recently struck his wife p with a beer bottle at -St. I.otllf. and S probably inflicted n fatal wound by S fracturing her skull. The assault w.is tho result of a quarrel growing out ol the man's propensity for remaining out lato at night. Both had been indulging In beer and in the quarrel the woman first threw a bucket of beer in her bus- band's faco, when ho hurled tho bottle ! at her. Caul KrENoi.Kii, wholc.alo and retail liquor dealer at Kansa't City, has made ' an assignment for the bcnellt oT lilt cred itors. Ills assets are placed atVT.uUOand liabilities the same. The failure issaid to be duo to bad collection1. LlOHTNINfl drstroyed Charles Haekel roth's barn and dwelling near Salis bury tho othor day. Tub third annual convention of the National Association of Railway -Sui-gcons assembled nt tho Glllis Opera llbit'C, Kansas City, on May 1, with about ono hundred of tbo leading rail way surgeons of tho 1'nltcd Slates in at tendance. Mayur llolmeswelcomed the visitors to tho city. Tin: steamer A. h. Mason, tho first (it tho boats built for tho Kansas City line, was successfully launched at Mad- Ison, Ind., sovcral days ago. It is ox I pectcd to be at Kansas City ready for business by tho mlddlo of June. Thomas Tuole, a farmer living near Gallatin, was struck by lightning ihe other afternoon. Tuglo was rid.ng a fine horse and tho horse was killed out right, whllo Mr. Tuglo was knocked sensoless. i T. T. Montiiiep, a real estate agLnt. iged about fifty-seven years, committed suicide at Columbia tlio other day bj tutting his throat, lie was found at noon in a pasturo north ot town dead, his pocket-knife, with which ho killed himself, lying under his he-.d. Near his 1 body was found a short nolo which de clared Hfo a falluro and deplored bis poor health.' Ho leaves n widow and three children. The report of Stato Treasurer Sleph- ens for April showed tho balaneo on ' hand April 1 to be 81,085,729 75; receipts during tho month, 8107,b01l.'Jl; disburse ments, SJ9,21S.07; balance in tho treas ury May 1, 81,754,325.03. A St. Joseph man has been compelled to bring a suit to gain possession of hi) sixteen-year-old daughter, who was In tho employ of a neighboring family. Arr.lL was a busy month with tho Stato Department. Tho total receipts: wero as follows: 1-ees for Issuing com-1 missions to notaries, 8100; miscellaneous fees, 8353; tax on corporations, 8",7:ii: j total, 88,578. During tho month there , were ino.orporated7:i companies, of v, hleh ! ! 01 wero manufacturing and business, I threo banks and nlno building and loin associations. Tho total receipts of the department for tho four months ended , April SO were rVj:i,542, of which $:W,IV, 1 was tax on corporations and tho re- j malnder fees. This maintains an avi r- ago yearly income to the State from this s department ot 8I00.UU0. The Attornoy-Gene.al has decided that tho Stato Board of Health has tlf power to pass upon tho qualifications of a physician to compound prescriptions and soil drugs. RoitEitT C. Graham, a stock shipper living near Moxieo, whllo recently on his way to Chicago with some sheep, was struck by a passongor train at Bloom lngton, 111., and reported to havo been fatally injured. The St Joseph police are said to bo making an effort to closo tho saloons of that city on Sunday. The railway surgeons recently in ses sion at Kansas City elected Dr. Wamn It. Outton, of St Louis, pros dent for tho ensuing year, r-nd Dr. E. R. Lewis, of Kansas City, recording secretary. Moses Fiialey, tho St. Louis gra n speculator who failed a few weeks ago, has compromised with his creditors on tho basis ot 40 cents on tho dollar 20 cents In cash, 10 cents In notes for six months and 10 cents in notes for a year. .Mrs. i-raiey, wno js repuieu to ijo ricn, is to indorse tho notes. A men hill negro named George Balden recently Irecamo enraged at his wife for having Dim locked up for d.i turbing tho poacp, and went to h father's houso, whero she was staying and discharged a shotgun, heavily loaded vylth buckshot, into ber heart kiting her lnstaptly. Ho then fled an I had not boon arrested. The Fountain Theat3r at Knusns City was totally desfroyed by Hid at tsvo o'clock tho other morning. Thn loss on the, furniture, srenory. etc., wen esti mated at F4.000, nnd on tho bulldlrif: 8T.C00, with no insurance. Tho liiilMlm was an old shell tjP-d bad been a rtiue tor low cbftrnoterij pr. uorfl.y!ruo. Itcport nf Auditor Selbert nt the lt.rjin nlug of tlio JMontli of Slny, After tit. Payment of All Otitslnnilliig AV'nrrant. 'llm Ilcimrt Corroborated by tiro Treasurer Where the Funds nro Ho. posited, Tho report of Stato Auditor Selbort for April, filed with tho Govornor, gives tho following list of balances In tho several funds constituting tho goneral balaneo In tho treasury May 1, 1S00, afU,f tbo payment of all outstanding warrants! vi 7 T.'iT--"-'J i'U'L'L s g o t .,' S3 V S c 2 t' 5 h, S p Tig m i cart. s' i V k'i H'i Snail V - s,. hi '6: Srliclls."," P.: sfji T1 "a a S.5fJS5SS ' 'I IPdV outvie 'Il-tdV. jjiiptip Bidioaoa rr 'IMdv Sntmp E.iujruosatut-i( WI , 'I .tciS ooacii;!! This shows tho general balance In tho treasury to bo ?l, 75 1,325.113. Statu Treasurer Lon V. Slovens also laid boforo tho Governor his statomont 3f tho transactions ot tho department luring tho month of April. Tho ro port shows balances as follows: In hand April H.TS5.TM TS llfccliiti during April 1GT.--OT 21 IHsblirsciwnUdlirlilirApitl ViSit "7 II il.ineu on liiitld May 1 l,T5t.3Jj UJ Tbcro Is In tho roport an Item show ing that there was duo the Stato on May 1 on account of tho Noland dotal :atlon, 510.S01.SVl. Of tbo general ballauco only 81,733,17 Is held In tbo treasury vault, tho re mainder bolng distributed among tho Stato depositories as follows: Unlim National li.uik, Iv.ins.is rralikiiii'iia li ? t. V.(Vu h Plot National Hank, .K-fterson niv Plrst Nullon.il 11 ink. Kansas City i:c-Ii.iiiko llsnkJcffi-rson City.. Kansas City statu liank Penltentiaryearnlngs wero 810,030.08, ind tho expenso account was a llko imount OJT.lsl 32 fo.mi at 151 ,W 'J.t lj,5si yrt !-,' 11 '.17 As Tt Was Published 111 Oerminj. Governor Francis lias received tfom Max Kotany, a St. Louis broker visit ing Germany, tho following irur.s'i-.'Irm jf a surprising account of tho Missouri" 1 Treasury shortage, which appeared in ibo North German Gazette: SI, Louis: A few days uiro tlio doors of tho rreunry Department of til" Stato wero ;loscd dm lux officii hours. As scion a Gov "inor rr.tncls was Infiniiicil of thu fact, ho lent fur Tleasmicr Nuljnd and inked for in explanation, and the l.iticr. In tlio o ml. ist manner pos-lb'.e, told tlio fullowlni; itory. "In order to pay tho monthly bills which iro duo tn-day, I drew fioin tho.Ijapk. es ruid.iy JiTKiO. PtippwiB Into tho ft. l.mns ;itib to net a drink of wlilaky,IIolliid, to nij' lil-fortunc, a giinia of poker In pros o.s and I concluded to Jiln It for lalf an hour. I made a few small bels intil I was $I0J ahead. Then a Wir hand was lenlt mo, three nees and two Kiiins, the blit tut 'full.' I Instantly bet floo. livery body lasso,! nut Willi tho exception of ono man. lle's-iu' my hot and raised mo tlio same imount I rali-etl llltn back and ho did tho 1:11111-, and i-o we kept on bctlluK until tlui ,i liolo of tho VT.000 was Intlin'pot.' Imagine ny.urprlso and lnoitllleatlon when I dls- -ovoieil tllllt wn:u 1 consiuorm an umni-i i nvlnrlhlu hand was beaten, us my opponent I aad four diice. Now toll me, (lovernor, do , foil blame me? Would not you, too, have i italccd all jour iiiiuiey on the same kind it i hand?" ' "'Yi"; iiiyown money, but not tho lnonoy 3f the Mute," replied tho (Inventor, and In i itintly suspended tho treasurer. j.Mrt.i.t'. Fraudulent Vouchers. w Bogus paychecks of tho Missouri Pa :lllc and Kansas .Southern railroads aro itloat, and banks havo been notified by the roads not to honor thorn. Tbo cheeks aro mado out upon skillfully executed checks, and aro not meroly raised. It Is believed that tho check3 ivo not tho regular blanks of tho two 'ompanles, but wore mado expressly for tbo purpose of traud. Lockjaw Srt In. A fow weeks ago, whllo Thomas Fitz morris, twenty-ono years old, living with his parents in St. Louis, was play ing with an elght-yeav-old boy named Honry Hickman, tho latter struck him over tho head with a pleco ot sower plpo, inflicting a wound which caused lockjaw to sot in. l'ltzmorrls was sent to tho City Hospital for treatment Tho Ilonueii-ltlile ItepresontHtlve. Dr. William G. Hall, of St Jo seph, has boon appolntod by Gov ernor Francis a member of tbo Stato Board of Hoalth, to fill tho vacancy caused by tho doath of Dr. Cox, of Springfield. Dr. Hall will ropresent tho homeopathic pliyslclan3ot tno btato. Death nf nn Atred l.ndy. Mrs. Elizabeth Smith died at tho rosl donco of her boh, G. W. Smith at Colum bia, a fow days ago, agod nlnoty-soven. Docoasod was born in Pennsylvania and went to Kentucky nt an early age. "Mamma, what's a book-worin?" "Ono who lovos to read and to study and colloct books, my dear." Tho noxt night company came. Miss Edith, who wears rings, innumerable, was prosont. "Oh mamma, look at Miss Edith's rlngsl I guess sho Is a ring-worm, ain't sho?" A dull English olorgyman who ro contly preached a vory brilliant sermon on tho text "Thou Shalt Not Steal" was chargod with having stolon it no indignantly donlod this, assorting that ho had paid for It in cash at an agency where lithographed lormons $rQ Mid.