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VOLUME XIX. JEFFERSON CIT, MISSOURI, THURSDAY, AUOcUST 21, 1890. NUMBER 36. GEO, A. McFADDEN IHIS OZFZEnsriEID iA. 1TBW BOOT E1 SHOE S 17 Q IR; IE . WE LEAD I LET OTHERS FOLLOIi WE CARRY A FULL LINE OP MEN'S , $3.00 SHOE That Cannot bo Surpassed in Slylo, Qunlity and Finish. OUR LINE OF LADIES' $2 and $2.50 Shoe Are tho best on the market for the monoy. Every pair guaranteed to givo satisfaction WE ALSO CARRY A LARGE ASSORTMENT OF THE "Blue Ribbon" School Shoo, Tho Best and Most Comfortablo Mado for CkiUiron. A FULL LINE OF LATEST STYLE LOW CUTS FOR LADIES AND CHILDREN. BAST ECIO-JHC ST.! GEO. A. McFADDEN. SUBSCRIBE FOR "THE STATE REPUBLICAN." IF you want Job Work call or write. V our subscribers in tho country want any thing or any business attended to wc will take pleasure In giving their orders prompt attention. ANTON ? NATSGH Epitome of the Week. INTERESTING NEWS COMPILATION. Tho Very Lntcst nnd Best Stoves amm Manufactured, Fully AVnrrnntcd. Call and boo them. WOOD, Guttering, Light ning Rods, Novel ties, Etc., at tho Lowest Prices and COAL, GAS, Warranted. GASOLINE, STOVES. aaaaggaaaaaasiaaiaaciaaaaa TINWARE & METAL ROOFING. IVALL REPAIRING- NEATLY DONE.-! No. 4 0 3 West Main Stroct. Opposito Gas Works. HENRY J. DULLE, President. BERNARD DULLE. Vice-President. J. W. SCHULTE, Socrctary & Treasurer. CAPITAL STAR AND YIGTORIA ROLLER MILLS. a p. 1 1 ii ii hi hi ii a a- E. - re 2 s a a & 1 o g" & FLOUR MFAL AND MILL FEED G. E DULLE MILLING GO, WEST IMIA-IILT STBBET. First - Glass Liveru Bias Double or Single, for City. or Country, or for Commercial Travelers, at the est Rates given In Central Missouri. Horses Boarded bj the Pay. Week or Month at Reasonable Rates. ca or address j, t, wait CO. CONGRESSIONAL. Till Joint resolution appropriating tor the re lief or destitution In Oklahoma the unexpended balance ot the appropriation made ast April (or the relict ot the district overflowed by the Mlsnlsslppl river was passed In the United States Sonata on the 14th. The tariff bill was furtherdlscussed....Inthe House no business of ltnportanco was transacted aside from the discussion of the Nat McKay bill, no quorum belns present.- After disposing ot routine business In the United States Senate on the lMh the river and harbor bill vr as taken up and discussed. In the House tho conference report on tho Indian ap propriation bill was agreed to. A vote was then taken on tho passage of the McKay bill, which showed no quorum present. At tho eve nlng session 103 private pension bills were passed. In the United States Senate on the 18th the rltor and harbor bill was discussed nnd passed. The conference report on tho Ileus bill to es tablish n National military park at the battle field of Chtckamauga was agreed to. After an executive sosslon tho Senate adjourned.... In the House tho conference report on tho bill to establish a National park at the battlefield ot Chtckamauga was agreed to. The Nat McKay relief bill was taken up and passed, as was also the anti-lottery bill. The general deficiency bill was taken Up tor discussion and passed by tho United States Senate. The tariff bill was further considered ....In tho House the Mississippi contested election case of Chalmers against Morgan was rcportod In favor of Mr. Morgan (Dcm.), the sltttng member. Illlls were passod authorizing tho construction ot a foot and carriage or rail road bridge across the Mississippi river atBt. Paul, Minn. ; authorizing tho construction ot a tunnel undcrthe Detroit river at Detroit, Mich,; amending the act constituting Lincoln, Neb.t a port of delivery, DOMESTIO. It was said on tho 14th that n plan was on foot to establish In Now York City a National university, to bo mod eled after tho great Institutions ot Europe, with an endowment at tho out- sot of S'iO.OOO.OOO. John D. Rockefeller and Rev. It. S. MaoArthur, of tho Bap tist church, aro tho promoters of tho enterprise. ti.vvENDr.n sT Spinxaok, dealers In general merchandise at Scotland. S. D., failed on tho 14th. Liabilities, S75.000; assets, S10.000. Two unknown men woro swopt over tho Niagara Falls on tho 14th. One was clinging to a boat; tho other leaped Into tho rapids before tho boat reached tho falls and tried to swim ashore, but failed. llv an explosion on tho 14th In tho soap factory of the Kondall Manufacture ing Company at I'rovldonco, It. I tun employes wore badly burnod, two fatally. TiutEE mon and one woman wero killed and sovoral others seriously In jurod In a so-called negro riot In tho neighborhood of Birmingham, Ala., on tho 11th. Tim vinegar factory of Paul llechtnor at Mllwaukoo was destroyed by firo on tho 14th. Loss, S10(),u0(. An oil woll was struck near Findlay, ()., on tho 14th that produced 1,000 gal Ions tho first hour. This Is said to bo tho largest flow known. In a quarrel at North I'lntto, Neb., on tho 14th Edward Nowman shot his wlfo nnd hlmsolf, both dying Instantly, The distillery of tho Kontucky Dis tillery Company and Conrad & Seller's Uicat Western pork house at Louis- vlllo. Ky., woro totally destroyed by flro on tho 14th. Tho loss was estimated nt over 31,000,000; partly insured. HKNitY IS. T.no, of Minneapolis and Miss (lussie Hoffman, of Kansas City, wero drowned on tho 14th whilo fishing on Amorlcan lake, near lr.coma Wash., by tho capsizing of tholr boat. In u collision on tho Cincinnati houth ern road near Danville, Ky., on tho 14th Louis Simpson, engineer, and a tramp wore killed. Mns. Caiime HowAitn, of Jamestown N. Y found her stolen child, which had rocently bcon abducted, in an asy lum in Erie, Pa., on tho 14th where It had been taken after being abandoned by its abductors. ItF.Ali Santa llarbara, Cal natural gas was struck on tho 14th, with a flow of 3,000,000 fcot a day. II y a unanimous voto tho United Car pontors' Council of Ch icago resolved on tho 14th to call out on a strike all car- pontors and joinors under its jurisdic tion Soptcmbor 1. Tho violation by the Now Dosses' Association ot tho agroc ment by which tho rocent strlko was settled was given as tho cause. Eight thousand men would bo affeotod by thl decision. Unknown porsons placed an obstruc tion on tho llaltlmoro & Ohio railroad tracks twenty rallos from Pittsburgh on tho night of tho 14th. An oxcurslon train struck it and two engineers and a supposed tramp wore instantly killed. A UAitN bolonging to Josiah Hoatty, near Columbus, Ind., was destroyod by flro on the 15th, together with 10,000 busncls of grain and farming imple ments, the whole valued at $40,000, partly insured. Business failures during tho sevon days ended on tho 15th, number for tho United States 174, Canada 23, total 107, as compared with 203 last week. For the corresponding week of last joar total 213, representing 131 failures In tho Unltod Statos and 33 in Canada. Tim body ot John Klrkland, foreman ot the Pennsylvania shops at Crestline, O., was found under tho railroad brldgo at that place on tho 13th. There wero doop cuts on his bead, and his watch and money were gono. Ciiaiiles Phatt was takon from jail nnd lynched at lllalr, Nob., on the 15th by enraged cttlcens for the murder ot M. R. Towno and daughter. A lore af fair was tho causo ot tho murder. J. II. Waud, a woll-known member ot tho Baltimore Corn and Flour Exchange, committed tulcldo on the 15th by cut ting his throat with a razor. William Tui.t.EV,,of Columbia City, Ind,, set a spring gun for burglars in bis gun storo on tho night of tho 14th. On entering the storo his foot struck the trap and ho rocoived both loads from a doublo-barroled rlflo, kill lug him Instantly, Two PlNKKBTON dotectlvos belonging to the force now at Albany, N. Y guarding railroad property, wore killed on the loth by being run over by n train. Careless contractors caused the al most total demolition of Red CUtt, Col., on tho 18th by the explosion ot powof With "blob they were Wistfny, A thaii on tho Michigan Central road struck a broke'ftSiwltch at Au gusta, Mich., on tho 'IKth, overturning tho engine, which oxplbdod, killing tho engineer and flroman,$d injuring sev eral othor porsons. It was estimated on oho 15th that the whoat crop ot Minnesota and tho Dako tas would teach 03,0000 bushols. Tho yield per acre for the"jSto ot Minneso ta was estimated at 18 bttshcls; for South Dakota, 10H bushels, fcpd for North Da kota, liy bushols. 3j2 Ixwas said on ihoJjUh that tho re Cont rain throughout - Illinois, Jowa and other States materialiVibonontod tho corn crop, and that thejrlold ot potatoes would bo larger than VfM expected. At tho loading clearing-bouses in tho Unitod States the oxoh"anircs during the wcok endod on tnoYjuin. aggregated Bl, 115,833,091 against, L111, 012.228, the previous weok. As compared with the corresponding wcok eVIWJ tho Increase amountod to 13.. A call was Issued on the 10th tor Prohibition State convention to bo hold n Des Moines, la., Soptembor 4. Foil tho week n-.idcu.rvl tho lath tho boreontagos ot the base-ball clubs 111 the Flayors league woro: lioston, ,002) llrooklyn, .570; Chicago, .567; Now York, 647; Philadelphia, .523; Pittsburgh, 449; Clovoland, Ai'i; Buffalo, ,23D. Tho clubs in the National Leaguo stood: Brooklyn, .CM; lioston. .020; Phlladel phla, .014; Cincinnati, .010; Chicago, 53l Kow York, .437; uiovoiand, .815; Pittsburgh. .202. As A result of tho strlko on the Now York Central railroad ilfteon Plnkorton mon and five citizens wero lnjurod In troublo that ensued at Albany, Si. Y., on tho 17th, somo ot thorn, it was said, fatally. No t.es? than six mitrdors wero said to have been committed nt Indianapolis, Ind., on tho 17th, resulting from dllTnr ont causes. Masked bandits held up a train on tho Missouri Pacific railroad In Rob hers' Cut. thirteen miles from Sedalla, Mo., early on tho morning of the 17th and scoured 530,003 belonging to tne Pacific Express Company. Joheimi A. Jameson, a wealthy mein bor of tho New York Stock Exchange, committed suicide by hanging in that city on tho 17th, temporary insanity bo lne tho cause. FlliE in tho Dunnell print works at Providence, R. I., on tho 16th destroyed proporty valued at S350.000. blx nun dred hands woro thrown out of employ ment It was estimated by the Superintend ent ot tho Consus on' the 10th, after rough count ot tho tabulated footings of all tho States and Territories, that tho population ot tho United States would roach 04,003,000. FiitE in Now York on tho 17th de stroyed tho stables ot tho Lion Browing Company, and fifty horses porlsnoa 1 tho flames. Loss, 5100.000. EAni.Yon tho morning ot tho 17th flro was discovered in Crow's Opcra-IIouse at Highmore, S. D., and the flames wero not checked until nine blocks wero do stroyed. The stage botwoon Llnkvillo and Lakoviow, Ore., was held up and robbod on tho morning of tho 17th by twe masked mon, who secured tho oxpross box, mail bags and a small sum monoy from the passongcrs. Ten mon woro killed in a riot bo tween coal miners at Kohns, Ala., on tho 18th. A i.iqiit snow was said to have fallon at Denver, Col., on tho lSth. The statuo ot Lafayetto which Franco has prosontcd to tho United States reached Now York on tho 18th. A consolidation of tho throo largcs Arms in this country ongaged In tho manufacture of undertakers' suppllos was effected at New York on tho 18th, under tho title of the National Casket Company, with a capital stock of 83,000, 000. The Jefferson iron'works at Steubon vllle, O., woro burned on tho ISth, caus ing a loss ot 3100,003. The strlko situation on tho Now York Contral road had not materially changed on tho 18th, a proposition to submit to arbitration tho differences between tho Knights o! Labor and tho railroad com pany being rofusod by tho latter. The Statistician of tho Inter-State Commerce Commission mado his sec ond annual report on the 18th, covering tho oportitions of 153,385 miles of road. Tho not incomo from oporatlons was S330, 109,428, and after deducting tho fixed charges tho not Income of all tho roads In tho Unltod States was S101, 388,730, or s-501 per mile of road, mo total amount ot stock is 84,251,100,710; ot bonds, $4,207,527,859. Bi tho explosion ot a boiler in tho Lincoln (Nob.) gas works on the 18th William Donneon, a fireman, and Lom Haggard, a drayman, woro killed. The Donver Lottory Company closed Its doors In Kansas City, Kan., on tho 18th. It had received $30,000 from tho sale of tickets and had paid no prizes. A warrant was Issuod for the arrest of the manager, but ho had fled. PERSONAL AND POLITICAL. The Nobraska State Democratic cno- vontlon in session at Omaha on tho 14th nominated James E. Boyd, ot Omaha, for Oovornor. Biudqet Doonr, ot Mineral Point, Wis., died on tho 14th, aged 210 years, Sho was born In Ireland, and the parish record shows tho date of her birth. Congressional nominations on the 14th were as follows: Indiana, Eleventh dlstrlot, A. N. Martin (Dem.) renomi nated; Thirteenth district, B. F. Shlvo ly (Dora.) renominated; Wisconsin, Ninth district, M. U. McCord (Rop.), re nominated; Third district, It. E. La Follette (Rod.): California, Second dls trlcti George O. Blanchard (Rep.); Third dlstrlot, Joseph Mclvenna (Uep.), re nominated; at largo, W. W, Morrow and J, O. Campbell (Rop.); South, Caro lina, Seventh district, T. E. Miller, colored (Rep.); Florida, Socond dis trict, R. W. Bullock (Dem.), renominat ed; Ohio, Ninth dlstrlot, T, B. Wilson (Rep.); Virginia, Ninth dlstrlot, J. A, Buohanan (Dem.), ronomlnatedt Geor gia, Third district, C. F, Crisp (Dem.), renominated. " Captain Fjunk llorJ-iND, one ot the oldest vosselmen in tho West, who has tailed, the l.aK?9 for tfilrt.y years, banged. hlmsolf at his homo In Port Huron, Mich., on tho 15th. CoSt!ANDEIt-IN-CHlEf VEAZKV, ot thO , A. R.i mado tho following staff appolntnonts on tho 16th: Adjutant Oenoral, Joseph II. Uoulding, of Rutland, Vfc; Quartormastor-Ooneral, John Taylor, of Philadelphia. Head quarters woro ordered to bo established at Rutland, Vt. The Presidont on tho loth sont tho following nominations to tbo Sonato: John F. Gowoy, of Washington, to bo Consul-General ot tho United States at Kanagawa) Noels P. A. Bornholt, now Consular Agent at Rio, to bo Consul of tho United States at that place. CoNoiiESsio.VAt. nominations on the 15th were as follows: Indiana, Tenth district, II. J. Adams (Pro.); Florida, First district, S. R. Mallory (Dem.); Wisconsin, Eighth district, Nils P. Haugon (Rep.), ronomlnatod. The widow of General Grant signified hor willingness on tho 17tb, In a lotter to Congressman Uulnn, to tho transfcrrai Of the remains of her husband to Arling ton Ccmotervi Washington, provided she may-bo laid by his sldo when sho dies. MHS. MY LA Powell, a colorod woman of South Bond, Ind,, died on tho 10th, i aged 100 years. Before tbo war sho I was a slave in North Carolina. The nominations of Alexander Clark, of Iowa, as Minister Rosldont and Con- I sul-Oencral to Liberia, and of Samuel ; McNutt, of Iowa, as Consul at Mara- i calbo, and Adam Lleberknecht, of 1111- nols, at Tamplco, wero confirmed by tho i United States Senate on the low. CoNQitKssioNAt. nomination woro mado on tho loth as follows: Ohio, I Twentieth district, V. A. Taylor (Rop.); i Now York, Thirteenth district, John Van Voorhls (Rep.); Louisiana, First dlstrlst, Adolph Meyer (Dem.). Cokydon Beckwith, uonoral solici tor for tho Chicago a Alton railroad and one of the most notod jurists in the Northwest, died at his homo in Chicago on the 18th, aged 09 years. N. C. BLANCHAitD was nominated for Congress by tho Democrats ot tho Fourth Louisiana district In session at JNew Orleans on tho 18th. Marqahet Soloman, tho last of tho trlbo of Wyandotto Indians, died at her home on the Sandusky rlvor, near San dusky, O., on tho 18th. FOREIGN. The railway strlko in Wales was ended on tho 14th, tho railroad com panies granting tho demands ot tho strikers, 00,000 in number. Infoiimatiox was received at Now York on tho 14th that threo American Presbyterian missionaries had bcon murdered In tho Soudan by Arabs. A cyclone and hall-storm In the de partment of Aube, France, on tho 17th, ravaged eighteen communes, destroy ing tho harvested and growing crops. Tho loss was estimated at 25,000,000 francs. The Queen's Theater at Manchester, Eng., was destroyod by flro on tho 18th; also Holland's mill, near that city. Tho loss at the latter conflagration was 8000,000. Davis Dai.ton, an American, finished bis task of swimming tho English Chan nel, from Orlsnez to Folkstono on the 18th, his tlmo being twonty-throo and a halt hours. The Guatemalan Government Issuod a proclamation on tho 18th that all mon who are not ready for military duty will bo shot. It was said In Paris on tho 18th that the French aeronaut, Boseancon, and tho astronomor, Hcrmlte, proposo to make a balloon expedition to tho North Pole, starting from Spltzborgen, The Mount Athos Monastory at Bel grade was destroyed by firo on the 18th, twelvo monks perishing lu tho flames. LATER NEWS. IN tho Senate, on tho 19th, Mr. Quay's resolution to ohango tho rulo and fix a programmo for the session wont over by arrangmont for one day. The Sen ate passod tho bill granting right of way through lands in Utah, and tho Houso bill authorizing negotiations for tho purchaso ot the westorn part of tho Crow Reservation In Montana. Tbo Tariff bill was taken up, and Mr. Plumb withdrew his amondmont to tho tin plate paragraph temporarily. Somo progross was mado with tho bill In tho Houso tho Allen Land bill was de bated for an hour without action. An order roportod from tho commltteo on rulos setting asldo fivo days for tho con sideration ot buslnoss from tho commit tee on agrrculturo was adoptod. Tho Agricultural College bill was takon up and passed. A DiiEADFOL accident oceurrod.on tho 19th, to tho Capo Cod & Woods Holl train on the Old Colony railroad, at Qulncy, Mass. Tho onglno and entlro train of nlno cars woro derailed, and one ot tho cars plunged Into tho onglno, wrocklng tho car and causing tho steam to oscapo, by which many of tho passongors, pinioned to tholr seats, wero scaldod to doatn. x woivo porsons wero killed outright; four dlod soon attor being taken from tho car, and thirty-one wero seriously lnjurod. The hatred ot Jews In Southorn Rus sia is unabated. On sovoral occasions of lato Jewish lawyers, morchants and others have been expolod in largo num bers from Odessa and othor places, and moro recently there havo boen whole sale expulsions of Hebrews from tho bathing resorts In that vicinity. The stoam bargo Monitor, of Chicago, Cantaln Rice, from Plorport, Mich., with a cargo ot tanbark and Blabs, foundered off tho coast at Racine, Wis., on the 10th. Tho orow ot nlno mon and three DasBongers were saved attor a ter- rlblo experience with tho wind and waves. The recent destruction of Thornton's oloth mills in St Petersburg entailed a loss of oliht lives and a million roubles. Thornton, tho owner ot the mills, is an Englishman and omployod many of bis countrymen. Mns. Belle Bostleuan was Instant ly killed: James Kenny was fatally In jured, and Mrs. Earl badly bruised, on the loth, at Belleville, N. J., tholr car riage being struck by a train as they wAra crossing tho track. Tho horso was killed and the vehicle domollshod, now. R. E. Pattibon formally ao- osptod tbo Qemooratlp nomination for OTOf-nor o Pennjyjvmin 0 fo Wfc MISSOURI STATE NEWS. Ecoit Cout.TEit, a sowing machlno agent, was recently overtaken by a storm near Lexington and drovo onto a covered brldgo over tho Llttto Snl creek for protection. His horses becamo frightened and ran away. Tho night was dark and tho team dashod ovor a til ii IT fifty feet high and Coultor was torrlbly mangled. Ills body was found next day. The horses wero not killed. Coulter leaves a wlfo and three childron. In consequence ot tho drought there will bo no fair at Hannibal this fall. The first lady olocted mombcr of tho Amorlcan Dental Association was ad mitted at tho recent session at Excelsior Snrlnes. Tho lady is Mrs. Emma Earaes Chase, daughter ot V. Eames, of St. Louis, and wlfo of Mr. Harry Chaso, tho distinguished marine paint er, recently doceasod. Mrs. Chaso is practicing with her father In an olllco 1 cournglng. llev. A. H. Hoxers onlored net. MISSOURI SUNDAY-SCHOOLS. Iteport of the Executive Committee nf tha Tcarhers" Association Tho l'mo-cess of the Work During the I'ast Veae Very StttlsLtctory. Following is tho roport of tho Exo Mitlvo Commltteo of tho Missouri Stato Sunday-School Teachors' Association, hold at Sedalla: Tlio progress of our work during tlio past year has been the most marked uud by far tho most richly blessid of any In our his tory. Wo hnvo kept one agent constantly In the field since tlio Dili uf Ottuber, last year, and linvo closed tho year with tltrco agents hard at work. God has Riven tlicin fuvor wltli tho peuple und enubled them to auuken u deep Interest lit tho &undny school r-nuso In all parts of our Stutc. Mr. 1'arson has been working earnestly nnd effectively slnco October 1), und tho re sult of his labor havo boen pleasantly ac knowledged In every direction. Dr. Mitch ell has boon engaged In tho work actively during tho past two months, and tlio re- ports received of his work from tho coun ties Ho has been visiting Havo uoen very en- lln n.t hU wlfn nrminled tho I chairman during tho year to attend two " . : ,; , , , ' largo union Sunday-school mass-moctiiigs in St. Louis, and has acquired conslder- ab o reputation as a dentist, writer ana artist The steady rlso in whoat has caused tho bucket shop of Shroedor & Co., of Kansas City', to fall again. Wheat reached 92 cents at Kansas City on tho 11th; corn 43 conts. James Wal-kkut, a Gorman, forty years of ago. In tho employ ot Helm's brewery at Kansas City, was recently horribly burnod during a flro at his res- iden second story of a tenement which took flro whilo ho was asleep and his .wlfo was absent at a neighbor's. When tho flro reached his room ho attempted to escape and rushed out of tho houso and through tho crowd with agonizing yells and jumped a fenco into an adjacent field, where ho dashed blindly around In a circ'o for some moments beforo sovoral men caught him. IIo had pre vious to tho lire a long, bushy beard and luxuriant hair, but every vcstlgo of It was burnod oil. Ills body was terri bly burned and oyes destroyed. Ho had saved S000 which was also lost. Ciiaiiles You.no, a brakeman on tho Chicago & Alton railway, was run ovor and killed tho other day whilo coupling cars at Grain Valley. The Stato Anti-Liquor convention met at 1'ertlo Springs tho othor day and organized tho Anti-Liquor League of Missouri. Thero was a largo attend ance of delegates from all parts of tho Stato. A constitution was adopted and Howard H. Russell, of Kan-ris City, was elected president The Democratic convention of tlio Twelfth district nom Armond for Congress, after balloting over fivo hundred times. Ho succeeds Iteproscntativo Stono. j Tub Republicans of tho Eleventh dis trict havo nominated John L. Erwin, of . Callaway for Congress, to opposo Mr. Bland. Miss AffiusxA Hoffman, aged twenty ' years and eldest daughter of M. Hoff man, a distiller and wholosalo dcalor in liquors, Kansas City, was recently drowned while flshingatTacoma.Wash., I by tho capsizing of a boat Mr. H. E. j Waldo, who was with tlio young ady, , was also drowned. Miss Hoffman, with i her mother and sister, had been spend I ing tho summer In Tacoma and was to I have started for tholr homo in Kansas City tho following day. ! Wash Wattkiiman, tho notorious horsothlef, was recently roloasod from I tho penitentiary nt Jefferson City after , serving two years for stealing a horso and buggy at Kansas City. Watter man, who is now nearly eighty years old I and crippled, has boon a horsothiof from his youth up, and has served four terms In tho Missouri penitentiary, two terms at Leavenworth, Kan., and ono at Jollot, 111. In less than two days after ho was liberated he stole a team and is now In jail in Kansas. Sam Swktman, a dissipated wblto barber, aged twenty-six, was recently killed by Frank Cameron In a quarrel at Kansas City. Camoron struck Swot- man with a piece of scantling, fractur ing his skull. The Randolph County fair oponed at Moborly on tho 12th with a good crowd in attondanco. He.nhv Rohan, of tho iron foundry firm ot Rohan Brothers, of bt Louis, which had dono somo work for an olec trlo light plant about which there was somo dissatisfaction, tho othor evening went to tho plant to talk over tho mat- tor with Chief Englncor Ilruco. A quar rel followod and Hruco struck Rohan a blow on tho head with a hammer, fracturing his skull. It was thought his injuries woro fatal. Elmeii Dukcian, about thirty years old and employed by tho Doorlng Implo- mont Company at Kansas City, rocontly fired a bullet into his loft broast at his room in that city and inflicted a wound that would provo fatal. Tho young man bad been ill, which brought on despond ency and led to tho act Ho was from Rochester, W. 1. The other night Express Messongor George A. Taylor bad to light for his life with a wild cat on his run to St Louis from Kansas City ovor tho Alton. Among tho packages placed In hlH car was a box containing two wild cats, shipped from tho Indian Territory and consigned to tho zoological gardonB at St Louis. An hour alter tho train left Kansas City ho found that ono of tho wild oats had broken out i)f tho box. Ho picked up a pleco of tarpaulin and when tho animal sprung at htm Its claws becamo fixed In tho canvas, Whilo susponded in this way tho mps scngor gavo the brute a kick. Again and again tbo animal roturncd, but was boaten oil by lay lor, and altor a aes nerato struggle finally subdued. At a picnic noar Humo's Mill, Morgan County, the other day, Babo Cablo, of Caradon County, quarrolod with Emmott Fitts. colored, and attor somo words struck him. An older brothor of Fitts' struok Cable and pursued him, but was stopped by a oonstablo. Emmott thon started toward Cablo, who turned and shot him in tho stomach, inflicting a fatal wound, Lena Hughes, a dissolnto character of St. Joseph, who lived In a cave with Joo Funko, a man with a bad name, and a woman named Brown, was found dead near the railroad tracks in that city tho other day. There woro some uspio lvolv unou the work last month. Tlio do. vclupmcnts ot tho work under his caro havo been Interesting and useful. As we shall receivo full reports fiom oacu It Is unnecessary for us to suy inoro hero. Your commltteo tako tho ploasuro In stat ing that Interest In united effort to reach the children nnd youth of this Stato with tho word of God bus wonderfully Increased during tho pa-it year, nnd thofforts of ouch denomination ot believers In tho Gospel of Christ to awaken deeper Interest uinonK tholr own people bus beun greater than ever beforo known. It has been the pleasant privllego or your in the Inteicsts of our State work, ono lu bt. Louis In Scpl'MuUcr and uuo 111 Springfield In April, both ot which wo Uel luvo pro ductive ot much good, nut only to the largo audiences, hut also tu tho workers contrib uting to tho success ot each ot those meet ing'. In nldltlon to these, your ch airman bus had tliu ple.isuro ot attending three ex colent county conventions during the year Marlon County.ut Hannibal, l'ottls County ut S.-d.ul.i, both In December, und l'lku County ut Louisiana In July; also ono dis trict convention, that of the Kluventh dis trict ut Aurora, Lawrence (Jjunty, In April. It would huvo given blia great pleasure to huvo attended every convention hold In tho State (tu many ot which he was kindly In vited during the year), but Ills many other dutlcsieudulcd It impossible. Your committee feel it u duty they owo iO tho work nnd workcis to participate In county cuuveutlons, as far as possible, even though It docs require u sacrifice .of tlmo and money. It gives your coininlttco pleasuro to ro port that our Stnto has a county ussoclutlon organization In every county excepting Car roll and Sto. Genevieve, andthosu It was our ournest desiru to havo roportod organised, but found It Impossible to.leacll Che in tills year. Tho coming year wo hope to havo every county well organized, with earnest, nctlvo wn.L-,... I,. Hin I., Ill Unit U-lll H.,n that II COIl- inatcd Judgo Do ' vcntlon of workers shall bo hold In every lownsmp annually, or uiiuiici, i. uuai.vu, and make a full report to their county con vention ns its annual meeting. With tho State fully organized, your comnilttoe will feel It Incumbent upon them tu make nn ad vance In tho dlrectlunot n more thorough and united effort to nciiulro u more periccs knuwledgn ot God's work. your committee, thoretoro, recommend tho work of our Stato ngiMits bo supple lueiited by tho employment of a Statu nor mal teacher, n State primary teacher aud a state chorister, who shall together nttend every county convention held lu tlio State, und ussWt tho cuunty workers In ucqulring the methods ot lllble study, primary teach ing and tlie scivlce ot song that will attrucl and Interest, not ouiy tho children, but fathers und mothers In tho study of the word, so thut wo lnnyrenllzo the fiultsul our association's mottu: "The hole of the SunduY-schuul In the ihurch; tliu whole ot clmich In tho suudiiy.cliool; united In reaching out fur all the children and youth In the State." At tlu recent Interuatlunal convention held lu l'ittsburgli, l'a., among all the dele gations from the United stutos and Terri tories and tho British provinces, thero wero only tlneo delegations, thuse of Pennsyl vania, Ohio uud Illinois, that was laiger tliun .Missouri's, who sent foity-onu repre sentatives. To accomplish, tho best results In the sliorteit time, your coimultteo earnestly recommends the cordial co-operation ot In dividual Christians In every township with their tuwshlp officers In organizing Sunday schools lu all needed districts. Every on can help, and while we are helping others we become stronger ourselves. Every Sunday-school superintendent, It Is hoped, will promptly und cheerfully uld tha officers ot the municipal township and county assoclutlous by lurnlslilng them tho most lellnble statistics regarding the num ber of olllcers, truckers und scholais in their respective scuoJls and the number ot addi tions to the church from their Sunday- school. Tho i'1-and object of our work is to aid in thu acquisition of knowlcdgu that will show Its f i uits clearly In a Christian lite. Every suiiduy-school should be the nurs eiyot tho chuieli from which tho scholars, w hetl.er young or old, should bo transplant ml Into tlio church and become trees of rlghtouusncss bearing fiulttor tho Master. Every officer unu teacuev siiuuiu ussnu um pastor by exerting their best efforts to make his work successful In winning souls for Christ. Uncuurnttcmcnt from narcnts Is ono of tho most impuitant features for enabling tho Sunday-school to retain Us Inlluenco upon tho older scholars. Nothing Is stronger Hum the forco ot example, auu parents habitually nttend Sunduy-scliool llieni so.vcs uovcr have troublo ubout tho absonco ot their children rroiu sunujy.scuooi. mm the milted attondanco ot parents und chil dren In the Sunday-school mauus - church strong, vigorous und fruitful. Tho secretary's report shows tho result of tho most urduous labors, and his effurts during tho past year merit tho most grate ful acknowledgment ot our ussoclutlon, as will bo clearly shown when It Is submitted for your consideration. The treasurer's roport shows a larger gain over uny previous year In contributions re ceived, anu as eachsuperlutcndentbeoomes -, ' more careful In seeing that his Bchool coiiV piles with tho plans ot tho assoolatltn; by having eaoh scholar give 5 cents und cut-It officer and teacher give ?! cents 'nnnunlly, tho receipts will bccoiuo larger and tho work more aggressive. The special subscriptions during tho past year have materially aided our work, but they have not reached tho amount needed, and your committee oamestly doslros that t the treasurer's request for special contrl. butlonswlll receive agenoral response from all who can comply with It and appreciate the Impoitanco ot our work. In behalf of the committee, D. It Wolfe, Chairman. ont A very practical suggestion hat been made for reducing tho cost ot transportation on tho Erlo canal. Tho Idea is to apply to tho traction of tho boats the ovorhoad trolloy system now used for street railways, on tho ground that tbero is no serious mechanical dif ficulty, and that an economy of at loait fifty per cent would bo effected. James Melvln, ot Concord, Mass. has tor twelvo years lain upon a bed without changing bis position. Tha osseous portions of his body havo united into onb plcoe, and from tho crown ot his head to the soles ut his teot therfijj $c&ftfc ,