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Vril II. MULLAXK, PuWUber. EDDV .V. M. TKXANKTTK9, A mod tef wm killed at MlHeoln. Temple hi la have en elegant tier IVeana-rurlan church. I M. rUrnaaonu wm badly kleked by it Imm at Irani. Tii fliorkwuM'i bras burnt nt Colo mito city biw new uniform. J. II. Chuttlii, a stenographer, wag found dead In bMt nt Oreeu villa. At Daltaa tha ton of a building fall on Jm l.utas, InOlrtlng painful In juries. Th 01U Petlow will lay the eor- t.cratnne of tha Waco auditorium. Prank Wller fall from the top of n throe-story building at Dalian and was, seriously burt. Dr. W. It. Mack wna thrown from bia buwy near (.ongYltw nnil sustain ed n broken lag. TboHiaa It. Tarter, a Orayaon ty pioneer. 1fMl suodsnly at bta liome, flra mllaa taat of Sherman, Cbarlaa ttlmendorf, a knight of tlte grip, killed h large wampwi ltwaen Port Stockton and Alplue. Mrs. lllHka. chief matron or tho Halhbonc Sisters, waa banqueted by tho lodge nt McKlnuoy. Mra. Ilboda Creaa, ngl 90 year, tlio oldeet raalilant of Itrath county, dlad at Stephenvllle aararal daya Hgo. It la aatlmatail tbnt Uke Gibbous, that la to furnish Paria' water atifiply, ran bold 1U.OOU.000 gallons of watar. J. A. Arnold residing tbraa mllea west of lloanoke who waa kick! by a horxc omc time ago, dltd from bla Injuries. Tha romntn of ex-attorney general Crrr of Colorado, who died at Mineral Walla, wart taken by bla daughter to -onimont, Col., their home. Pour boya pleaded guilty In tho county court at Bhermun to the theft of nve gallons of whiskey, nml were lined $10 and given ono day In Jail racb. Her. C. P. lirldeweil of Port Worth haa Anally accepted the call be re ceived some time since to tbe imator nte tf the Plrat Presbyterian ebnrcb, Atlanta, flu. A private telegram waa received at I!ar le Paaa from Vera Cruz, lias., an nouncing tlm .-niwnlng of Pretl (1, C.loppetitlH. h former citizen of San Antonio and that dace. Through the caving of n liank of gravel at the city gravel pita In San Antonio Caaimer Aroclm wna partially burled and autalned immanent In jur lee to bla thlgba and lege. IlyaeoM Spring, the well known health rteort near Sherman, baa been eold to C. J. Itandall of 9h re report, who la at the bead of a company that proposes erecting a mammoth hotel. Sow workmen excavating a gravel pit In tbe aubiirba at Ul Ihuo un covered the well preserved, akeleton of n man which had apparently been un der tbe ground many yeara. Tbe 0-year-old eon of Mr. W. II. Ituaaell of Coppell, Tarrant county, met with a aertoua accident. He waa waa caught by a belt In the mill at that (dace and waa terribly bruised. II la right arm waa broken Just below tba boulder and lower arm anil bla band were terribly lacerated, tbe fleah being stripped off n great portion of IL Mr. II. II. Plaber. mannaer of the tolepbaite exchange, baa bmfwypwyt telephone exchange at Cleburne, has been tranaferred to Tyler, and Man ager Hart of tho later place haa been Assigned to tbe Cleburne exchange. Tho retiring ofSeera of tbe Uurokn Ibmann company, which aa been awal lowed up by the t'nlted Prult cow pany, or banana truat, will continue to do bualoeaa through Oalreaton. Thb) la denied by some, however. Tba unveiling of tbe It. I Tim mine monument by tba Woodmen of tba WorW at Wnxnkaebla cemetery waa wtUtaaaad by about 1000 peraoni, about half of tbeee being visiting Woooowu. U. T. Harding, who waa abot aud killed near Trevat. in Trinity county, waa burled at tbe Harding graveyard near Moscow. I c Harding, a broth er of oeeeaaed. received a tteah wound In Uta null. Mr. Trevatban, who did tba aiwnUng. wna sum killed, having bee tbot by It T. Harding, the de eeaaed. Secretary KIhk of Waco la orgauiz lag Vouhk ilea 'ii Chrlntiun association of all the citiaa and towna In Toxas for the (wrpoae of promoting uniform ity of action In all thins, ecuiing tbe beat latent ami obviating tba nwaa aity of caHceiUUoM. A entered man a tten.pt ed to effect an eurraar into tbe bouao af 0. P. Maratara, Ho. TM Weat Uunaon atreet. IteHtooA. He waa nweovered white at work at tbe window and Mia. Marelera took a ebot at blm through tbe win dow. He eecapbd. Tim tlntiar. When tho hotiio met Monday morn ing tba order uf buaineM waa aua jtetMled on motion of Mr. lUtcllffe. and the report of tho eunferenee eomtnlttce on the senate bill to nntliorlte tho Texaa nnd New Orloana Itullroail com pany to own nnd operate u railroad connection lietween the Sabine nnd leant Texaa and the Texa Trunk rail road, wna made a apeelnl order for 9:tO (j'olock WailneMlay mortilng. ( A reaolutlon by Mr. Tarror Inviting the Confederate reternna In the city to aenta In tho houte wna ndoptad by rtalnB wte. . Tho Banornl appttjprlntlon bill wna then wtd before the hmteo nnd eon iddernllon of the iiulverelty Item wn rawmail, with two nmondmetiu penil liiB, una proiKMlug to appropriate $40, 800 for acb year for Ita inalntananeo, nil one to npproprlato ITI.U17G for aeh year. Mr. Shropahlre aimka nearly nn botir .and n half ngnliiBt the amendment. ,Ho aald Hint he wna not unfriendly ;'to the unlvoralty. On the contrary, he cntMltlercd it aa Imimrtant m tho oom nion free achoula of the etnte, but he ltil not believe the frnmcra of tho con stitution over contemplated Hint the Initliutlon should ho mnlutalncd by up praprlntlaiiH from tho general revenue. 'Ho quoted from tho utternncoa of pact Governor nnd other prominent cltl zena nnd from the platforms of tho iDemocratlc party to auitaln hie poal Hon, Mr. Wholeea repllml to Mr. Shrop shire nnd defended tho proposed np proprlntlon from the objections urged against It on constltutluunl nrounda. Speochea were also mnile In favor ol the appropriation by Meaera. Little Mc Kamy nnd McAnally. nnd HRalnst It by Meaara. Crawfonl nnd Tucker. Tbe llrat vote waa taken on the Mc Anally amendment, proposing to ap propriate $7S.m.7 for each year, offer- "eil aa a substitute for tbe $ 10.090 Amendment, and It waa loot yens 41, ! ,itnr M.. The Dies amendment to apicoprlnts 140,000 waa lost yeas lil. nays 80. The speaker laid before the bouse na n special order tbe house antl-fusl ,blll with a favorable majority report, recommending an amendment to ex empt aurh pool. truu, contracts, combinations, etc.. na are not formed with tho Intention of IIsIiik or repii Intltm prlcea In Texaa. nnd an Htneml j mcnt to exempt lnbor orKmilaatltina. n favorable minority repoit fnvorliiK on'y . the esemptlon of lobnr orBajilaallyus 1 nnil an adverse minority nport. ' Mr. Mnsterwin moveil io Hulwtltuto , tho ndverso minority report for tho ' favomhla majority report, list. Mm. Staple moved Uj substitute the ' fnvornble minority report for the ma jority reimrt. Adopted. Moss re. Kennedy nnd Orogan offered an amendment to tlm first xlx sections of the bill. Meaara. Woolen and Darner offered a aubatlttiU for tbe bill aud amend ment. On motion of Mr. Wright tbe amend mcnt and aubatltuta were ordered printed in tbe Journal and tbe further consideration of the bill hiiiI amend ment waa HetKiiied to 1'rlday next at 2 o'clock p. in. .IiiI.IIiiI.mI. aalveaton, Tex., Mny J.-When the nowa reached ltare that Oov. ;ers bad approved Ut QnlveatoH-Hunting- ton bill, whereby the nrants mule Mr. Huutlugtou by tbe Oalveaton city council so tbnt he can build wharvea and terminals here, nalreeton proceed- i od to eeliihrate. 1 Hands played, hells were nmg. whistles were blown and guns were fired. !at night them wna n big rntlricn ilon meetlna it Harmony bull. 8HMMhea were made by Mayor Ply, Mr. II. W. Ithodae, Col. M. p. Mott. Hov. I'ather Klrwln. Col. It. 0. Street, .Mr. Clarence Oiudoy. Mr. Ion Son .field, Col. It. O. Urn, Mr. Pbratar How ami Mr. Thomas W. Dee, hoiu uf llvruiHHM. Auatln, Tex.. May 1 Tbe tenth an nual convention of tbe Sons of Her ' tnann waa called to order yeatardny by Prealdent AltwiaaiiH. Mayer John D. McTall welcomed the visitors In a few well -chosen words, extending to tleim the hospitality of tbe city, congratulating them on their handsome apaenronce and expressing I tha gratitude of the city In having them aa visitors. Oov. Sayera aftar being latrouHred by i.ou. Waltar TIm, addraaii the delegation and the Sons of Harnuuin showed their apnreclation of tha trib ute paid them and their loago. tVerlinii HilinMl, ' Sherman, Tex., May S Plra original, oil In tha grain ami Implement ware house on Waat Houston street between 2 and 3 o'clock yeaterdoy morning, ami they are pracUoally a tot-1 toes. The warehouse belonged to Mr. II. I. Ptelder nnd waa valued at fate. In sured for (MM; W. O. Ikackett & Co.. grain deatera. loss cM, Insurance flee: c. H. Hammond, binder twine and Implements, losa 10400, Insurance 13100. Vt'nrk af tlniito. The bouse bad a qwrom ot ninety mombera at Saturday mon.tng's ses sion. The speaker laid before ttm homo the senate bill to amend ehnptor 131, section 1, 7 nnd IK of tho gonornl laws sf tho twenty-fourth legislature ot en net to create n moro efllclent road sys tem for HIM. Coko, Hunt, Jackson, llio nnd Victory counties. The bill wm panned finally. A reaolutlon to allow tho reading clerk of the house fl per day front March 1 for exlm aervlco waa dofoateil. Tho Henato bill to amend tho charter of tbe city of Houston wna passod un der n suspension of tho rules. Tho charter amendment deDnea tbe limits of the city and authorizes the condem nation nt land along Hurfnlo Irayou. It nlso ehniiRa tho title or tho chief of police officer from that of city mar shal to chief of police The bouse bill lo amend tho inw of the twenty-fifth legislature rolntlng to tounty finances so as to provide Hint In counties without hanking facilities a certificate of tho cashier of nny roput nUo bank of this state mny bo con Mdorcd its actual cash, was passed fin ally. The house bill to provide a rami sys tim for Uowlo county wn passed fin ally. Mr. Prost moved to suspond the or dor of luiMlneM nnd Inkc up tho hill to cronto the county of Hose. Lost. Tho speaker laid beforo tho hoiisi tho house hill to set npart to Wbootrr eon nly the stato taxes collected for 1X&0 for tho ptirposo ot rebuilding tlio courthouse, destroyed by cyelono. Af ter some lUicueelnn the further oon ilderntlon nt tho hill was postponed io Tueadny at 3 p. m. The senate bill to reogonlze tin tblrty-foiirth Jtidlvlal district nnd pre scribe tlte terms of tho dlstrlet court therein was pnaacd filially. Tho senate bill to amend subdivis ion I, article 33. title 4, of tho tonne at the dletrlrt court In Nacogdoches oiun-' ty and change the times of balding ills-1 trlct courts In Angelina and Uharakee muntlea, waa laid before the homo ami passed finally. Tbe bill to consolidate Souls .mlver. sity of Cbappell Hill nnd Cliappell Hill I'emale college waa Inld lcfore tbi house and aeaed Ilnally. Afnl Crime, San Antonio, Tex., Mny 1. Mrs. Hel en MhiIhihws:, n lineal doscondont ot Count UJImee. governor or nno of the Hungarian provlncea, who committed suicide when Austrln nnd Hungary were united, and whose family after wards wna exiled anil ennto to Snn An tonio, wna murdered nnd robbed and left to burn to n crisp in a most np pnlltiK manner nt 2 o'clock yesterday morning at hor residence near this city. The house, at tho boad of the Sail An tonio rher, throe miles from the city, was entered between I and 2 o'clock yesterday morning. Mra. Madarasts waa struck on the bead with n hatchet, building and room were soaked with coal oil and act afire. Investigation baa developed that the victim waa not killed by the blow from the hatchst, but that she waa left In an uncon scious condition to burn to death. The house, with Its entire contents, wna burned to the ground. Iho body waa found with the arms, log nnd faco burned off. Cnl. gnltm' IikiiiU, Denlson. Tex.. May l.-Col. J. D. Quliin died nt his home In this city nged 73 years. Col. Qulnn waa n na tive of lrolnnd and ono of the ptouocr business men aud citizens of Denlaun, He was one of the constructors of tho Houston and Tolas Control rallrond from Houston to PhIIr nnd wha stono contractor on that road for many yeara furnlahlug stono from his quarry near Denlson for all tbe building on tba line In north Texas. He was noted for bia rlwrltiea and Hi bile enterprise and was never married. He leaves au es tate valued at about 109.000. !.. firllltll. Dallas, Tax.. Mny l.-Qn Nov. 30, 1IM, a case styled Kenneth Porte vs, W. K. Co waa filed In the fourUenth district court. Tba suit was Instituted br County Attorney It. II. Allen to re cover (MOO from Mr. Cos and hie bondsmen, which the latter, then county treasurer, alleged had bee, stolen from him. The case was bitterly eonteated, but the dwialon of tbe higher court waa favorable to the munty aud Mr. Cos and bis bondsmen have paid to the county com nils Ion era nearly StoM, which Included tbe prin cipal, Interest ami attorney's fees. Samples or oil from tbe well being bored by IS. J. I utman at Knnla. Tex., hart been pronounced of good quality. . rtnmUr .Irrrtlail. iMlhu. Tex., Mny 1. Charles H. Alexander, ex-pretldent of the Dalian Consolidated lUectrle Street Hallway company, was arrested Saturday at noon My Deputy Sheriffs Simpson and Crush. The warrant for the arrest was baaed upon nn Indictment returned ftevi minutes before by the Dallai county grand Jury. He Is charged with being arcesory to tbe killing of I. CI. Handle. Judge Clint vhtrcd bin under f tl.OOO bond, which wss at vcos given. Antl.Trnit Kill. In tha sonnte Friday the anti-trust bill enmo up. Orcer offered n resolution reciting that tho courts ot Arknnsna have de cided that tho oxtra-torrttorlal fcattiro ot their anti-trust act la unconstitu tional and providing tbnt n committo composed ot Scnntora Davidson, Tur ney, and Dlbrol bo appointed to look Into tho constitutionality of tho bll! and draw up ono which Is equltabto nnd constitutional nnd thnt tho preiont bill bo referred to tbe snld special com mittee. Hums stated that bo has a telagraph Ic copy ot tho Arknnsas opinion nnd thnt some thirty authorities nro cited, and thcreforo favored tho reaolutlon ao as to look Into the said authorities. Miller moved to tablo tho resolution. Tabled yeas 14, nnys 10. Tho bllt then cotno up for considera tion with Dnvldson's amendment pond ing providing that tho act shall not bo come effective until Jan. 1, 1900. Atlco offered nn amendment to the amendment making tbe net cffcctlvo Jan. 31, 1D00. Adopted by viva voce In lieu of Davidson's amendment. Greer uffcred an amendment p-o-vldlng tbnt this act shall bo construed to apply to nil pools, trusts, agree ments, combinations, confederations or undertakings, whether mndo In or out of Toxns, If to bo executed, performed or applied In whole or In pnrt In Toxas, but It Is not to bo so construed h to npply to such nbovo contract, agree ments and undertakings mndo else where and to bo executed and per formed wholly otitsldo of Toxas and with respect to commodities nnd prop erty situated within this state. Turncy offered n subsUtuto for tho amendment providing tbnt tho provis ions of this act nhall not affect any agreement concerning Insurance nor Instirniico rates mndo beyond the lim its of this state and which nro Intended to affect nnd operate upon property outside of this state and which was not made concerning nor for tho purpose of affecting, controlling nor operating uiioii Insurance my Insui-nneo fatoa In this slate, nor which could In fact af fect nor bo construed as affecting nor In anywise operating upon nny Insur ance nor Insurance rate within this ntuto, provided such agreement was and la lawful In states, terrltoriea nnd countries when entered Into or Intend ed to be put Into offoct or actually put Into offoct and operative Orecr took tho position thnt Texas could not rcgulato tho method of cor porations doing business In other states, providing such method Is law ful In such states. Ho thought his umendincnt covered tho ground moro fully than Turney's substitute Ho was also of tho opinion thnt tho pres ent Toxns anti-trust lnw Is superior to tho Arknnsns enactment. Davidson answered Orcer nnd con tended thnt Texas could nss such n law as contemplated nnd further thnt Texas rould place such restrictions as would be constitutional on corpora tions seeking to dj busbies In Texas, nnd contended that tbo conditions sought to be Imposed nro within the Jurisdiction of tbo legislature nnd re cited authorities In support ot his poeb Hon. Adjourned. Hotiso worked on appropriation bill. House bill to nuthnrlzo th Ht. hauls, Southwestern Hallway company to purchase tho Tyler Southeastern rail, road, Passed . Nnr onicara, San Antonio, Tax., April 20. The tnlrty-flr't annual convention ot tho Texaa n.'e Medical association camo to an oud nt Turner hall yostorday when the election of ofllcors was com pleted nnd resolutions ot thnuks were adopted. ' I'ollowlng Is n ramplcto list of tho olllrcrs: Prosldont A. II. Onrducr ot llollvlllo; vlco-presldenta. II. II. Hndrn of flan Antonio, Ocorge H. I.eo ot On! veaton, P. D. Thompson of Port , Worth; secretary. II. A. West of Onl-' veston; treasurer, 11 P. Miller of Sherman, '.Sltntlve. The telegram from Col. It K. Hector author of the Arknnens nnU-trust lav, was Inld beforo tbo senato Thursday nnd rend. Several petitions for and against tha anti-trust bill were received nnd rend The chair Inld boforo the senate, bouse bllt by I'cory providing for tha extermination of prnlrlc dogs, Oom offered an amendment to the section providing tbnt where property owners rcfuso to oxtormlnnto tko pra! rlo dogs on their land before Aug 1, 1900, tho adjacent land owner mny bnve tbo posts dosttnrod nnd nmtm damagos, etc., ngnlnst tbo said land owner. The amendment propones to mnko It the duty af commissioners' courts to destroy the dogs and assets damages, ete, Instead ot the ndjnecnt land owner. In speaking to bis amendment ho declared that tbo Id on of tbo extermin ation ot prnlrio dans had been ridicul ed, and dwelt nt length on tho abso lute necessity to tho west tbnt tho dogs be destroyed. He explained that If tba dogs on one tract of land nro extermin ated nnd others allowed to remain on ndjncont Innds It would only bo n short time before tho first 'and would again be Inhabited by them. Tho amondmont wax ndoptcd. Orcer offered an nmondmont Adding "mmwiultos and crawfish" nftor the word "doge" wboro It appears In Hie bill. Stafford offered nn nmondmcnt to tho nmondmcnt nddlng "nnts, fleas, red buffalo gnntn" to tho provisions ot tbo bill. Doth nmoiidmonts caused much laughter, nn did tho speeches ot their nuthors In advocacy ot thorn, Turiioy secured recognition nnd spoke In favor of tho bill, reciting the urgent needs for Ita pasango and do clnrcd It should not bo tho target for the fun of tbe senators. Davidson offered n aubatltuto to strike out the enacting clause of tho bill. Ones agallt took the floor In advo cacy of the bill and against David son's amendment. Ha made tin point ot order that Oreor'a nnd Stafford's amendments were out ot order. Over ruled by Miller, who was In the chair. Goes appealed from the nillug of th clmlr. Tho chair was austnlned yen 17, nnys 15. Clreer nnd Stafford's umsndments woro lost by vlvn voro vote. On motion of Oom tbo U'.ll wns laid on tbo table subject to rail. Tho special ponotcntlnry committee mndo n lengthy report, which wna or dered printed In tho Journal. . Amendment to Port Worth cbartor wna ndoptcd. Appropriation bill discussed, nnd Hems for Han Antonio asylum adopted. Torrdl Inxano asylum Item considered, nnd sonio ndoptcd In tho house Tho pending buslncen In tbo after noon sosslon wnB tho senato bill to an thorlzo tho Missouri, Kansas and Tox ns Hallway company to purchase m lease tbo Sbormnn, Sbrovoport and Southern railroad. Ordered engrossed. Itactnr Hiplnlni. Austin, Tox., April 38. Tbo follow ing self-explanatory telegram from the nuthnr ot tho Arknnsas nutl-trust bill was read In tho senato yostorday morning: Hot Springs, Ark., April 20i-To speaker ot tbo houso or president ot tbo sonata: I wish to deny tho allega tions now current In Toxas that I snld I novcr Intended or expected tho con struction would bo given to tho anti trust bill so ns to mnko It npply to trusts outside of Arknnsns, nnd thnt I refused to amend tbo law becauso every Judgo imd Inwyor would so under stand It. Tho nutl-trust bill seeks to break up trusts everywhere, nnd tho construction given It by tbo attornoy General of Arknnsns wns what tbo au thor of tbe bill, na wnll a:f tba legisla ture which pnssed It, understood imd Intended. Tbo law Is constitutional I have no doubt. IS. W. HUCTOH. Itnlilninn llsncfd, Illllsboro, Tox.. April 39. Tom Rob inson was' hanged at 1:10 yeaterday. He died protesting bla Innocence to ! thb last. Ilia spiritual advisers, Hevs. Adnm Oliver and 1). W. Drown, visited him 1 In his cell shortly after It o'clock and remained with blm thirty minutes. ' At 11:10 he took bis final bath and , began In robe far the execution. He bade hia family good-bye about 12 o'clock. He died easily. ; Alena Wlgglna. a colored woman, . was stabbed six limes In n Waco rot taurant Alloc Olddlnga, also colored, waa Jailed. Some of the Havana Journals call den. Gomez a traitor. MsndamiM Suit. Austin, Tox., April 23. The manda mus Instituted by late Beorctary ot Stato Madden ngnlnst tlte present secretary ot etnte, Hardy, to oomnel the latter to turn aver to bltn 300 copies ot tbo roport mndo by tbo for mer ns secretary of stato, but which oame from the printer after Hardy had qualified, was argued In tbe su preme court yesterday. Assistant At torney General Ward represented lUrdy. He Insisted that tbe duty ot distributing the reports of the state de portment devolved on the occupant ol the oflloe ns secretary ot stato. Gold ore, nseaylng 11000 to tbe ton, has beon tound In Polk eounty, Arkansas, llamlllan IWttit, Comanche, Tex., April 39. Hen, W. O. Hamilton ex-United States district attorney, who died Wednesday morn ing at 6 o'clock, was burled In Oak wood cemetery, funeral services being conducted by Dev. It. D. Homier of the Methodist church, and also by the Ma sonic ledgs, of which be was a niembir of long standing. OLD SOU NOT A PALL OP PlltB Stlentlit Rr It ntVeJdie tlrat to the lUflli lif Hlechle CurrriiU. From tho Doston Transcript: Henry Raymond" Rogers, M. D.. of Dunkirk, N. Y., has evolved a new theory of tbo universe, which, If adopted generally, will rovolutlonlze astronomical science, or at least that port ot It relating to the sun. Prom the days of the star gazers of Palestine nlmoct the populnr notion regarding this contra! ruler ot our family of planets has been tbnt It Is n great whirling globo ot molten mnterlnl In n constnnt nnd porpctui state of combustion. Now comes tbe man from western New York with th Information Hint this Idea Is rnlse, nnd thnt tbe conventional plcturo rcpro tenltug the sun with bright lines ra Hating In nil directions Into spare thus Implying that actual boat and Ight are produced within, and ot tho )ody Itielf. s nn utter absurdity. I'Tlils view of tho sun," bo says, "la itrangoly Inconsistent with nnd nntag inlitle to certain well-known ooimlcnl 'acts. Sclenco tenches nnd dsmon 'trntes to bo true thnt tho universal ipaeo Is Inconcolvnbly cold and utter Inrkness. A 'burning,' "fire ball' sun 'bus becomes nn Impossibility, nn nb uiiillty." Ilntbor should tho sun bo cproientod. this phllosophor mnln alns, as a huge plnnet, like unto the nrth, only many times Inrgor, perhop? ven lit for habitation, surrounded by larkness and the stnrs, not on fire but remondously olectrloal In Its nctlvl Ics; In other words, a vast celestial lynnmo producing currents of clec 'rlclty which pass Invlslblo nnd freo 'hrougli nil the ninety-odd million ot nlles of cold nnd dnrkntww, until they neot tholr roslstnnco nt tho onrth and 'ts atmosphere. Such roslstnnco Is all hnt Is neoded, In tho mind ot this weutloth century scientist, lo develop ho to-called sun-beat and sunlight, Inst ns light nnd heat are produced in '.ho electric current by tho reslstsnro iffered by carbon or other material, ".re lights, such ns stud our stm-ts, are fn effect the planets fed by tbe sun. fter exciting our atmosphere to these ind other activities the olectrlc sun current mes Into tne onrth, awaken ing In It gravitation and other elertrlc nl effects, thence completing the clr-tilt by returning to the sun and oron .tig: In It Identically the same functions as on Us bumble satellite It follow that If tho sun emits neither light nor bent, but simply electric currents which pio luce these phenomena, It enn no longer be said that the moon barrows from it Its gentle effulgence, and the poet loej a subject for somo of his daintiest con ceptions. What has boon with blm heretofore a "full-orbed glory" be comes simply n prosaic oloctrlcal mn chlno whoso currcnta act on -;it .it tnosphoro at do tboso from the suii.k though to n less degree on account o: j difference In powor. Bclonco, with Its newly lonud facts nnd progressive the ories, hag always been deslructlvo ot old Imngory, but the old doluslons nro far lew pootlo aftor nil thnn their suc cessors when tbo pootH' minds hnve bo como readjusted to them. Hut, snys tho prnctlcnl render, "What shall wo say of tbo sun's dazzle which Is so real nnd so painful to the human eye?" Simply nn optical Illusion, answers the now thoory. "Such dazzling bright-; n oss cannot bo located at tho sun; noltbor Is It found In the black ot In finite spaco nor In our ntmosphere; therefore It can bo found only In the depths at tho oyo ot the beholder I. o., upon tho retina." So, too, .there Is no longer such n thing as n moonbeam; that which sooms such Is simply nn Illusion nnd Is no moro real thnn tho oxlstenco ot nottial spots upon the suo fuco of tbo sunt Dear, dour! VinTUE IN IVY LEAVES. trl fur Malting old (low ii tcvr A until. A woman In Knglnnd has rocontly dlirovorod tho peculiar virtues of tlio Ivy leaf as n means of bringing up prlitlno freshuoss to a sollod, faded or spottod gown. This Is hor rcclpo:' Pick about twenty Ivy lonvos, young, green ones by choice, wnsh thorn enro fully nnd plnco them In n Jug or basin. Add about ono pint ot boiling water, cover up tho basin or Jug, nnd lenvo all to soak for two or throe hours, when tho cleanser will bo ready for use Monnwhllo the garmont must be thoroughly brushed Inside and out, and all untidy braid or lining removed from tbo bottom. When ready, spread It on the table ami carefully sponge It with the Ivy water. It must then b wrung out dry, when it will lie found to have recovorod Its former color and to look quite like new. Dlack silk may bo cleanod In the same manner, but It needs moro care. If the silk Is In the breadths It must be lightly sponged and then tightly rolled over a cloth wound round a roller and left to dry. Illnek Inee mny nlso be renovated when soiled or brown with agt by sponging It with Ivy wnter, nnd then rolling It over n cloth wound round a collar. It should not la Ironed. The beef court ot Inquiry H malting a final revision ot tbe papers. (Ilrl KUI..I. Illllsboro, Tex., April 28 A colored girl Salllo Allen, daughter at Orn Al- len aged 4 yeara, was run over and J killed Just below tbe bridge bctweon i the Katy depot and the south yards , by the south bound passenger yester-, , day morning. She waa playing along i (:tho track and when the engine nearcd 'her she got frightened and started to .run one way and then another. Her tend was severed from her body and one was cut off. Her breast wm greund almost to a Jolly, l'anlgMed. Jones Stone's an awfully stingy mun. He won't give bla wife money for clothes hardly. Johnson Oh, jfs. not so much stinginess! He knows that new dresses mean church-going.. Kansas City IndcpondeuL tundi for HurnlnR- lltrttlr. A church In London still possesses an Income originally given to It for tbo tiurpose ot buying fagots for burning bcretles. .' There are two Islands In New Zen land set apart tor the preservation ol It remarkable wild birds and other anlmsN. All hunting and trapping In forbidden thereon.