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Hero is ono of the questions which whichcandidates whicbc
1 candidates c nt1i < 1nte8 for appointment as school schooltoacboru 8chooltoachorH schooltuachors
toacboru in Abiloilc Kansas I ansas wore ero re reiquirod roo rooquho ror
r iquirod l to answer Why does a horse horserwalk horseIe
p Ie f rwalk w vallt lk backward whllo oatipg grassand grassandVcow grnssao grnssaoQ grassaudI
I Vcow to Q cow walk forward forwardA 1 1A
A A railroad to Jerusalem J from Joppa JoppaIs J oppn
Is bad enough indignantly declares dcclarestho declarestbo declarestho
tho Independent but the proposal Plol > osat to tobuild tobuild tobnild
build a railroad to the summit of ofMount ofMount ofMount
Mount Sinai utterly contradicts all alltbo alltho niltho
tho proprieties Who would want to togo togo togo
go to Sinai by railroad Nobody N will willgo willgo willgo
go there except to got a feeling of the tbodesert thodesert thedeeert
desert and to enter ent r into tho spirit of oftbo oftho ofi
i the lifo of Moses and nd Elijah Quo Quocannot OnoC Ouocannot
C cannot nnotlo do that on a railroad it re requires roo rooqulro roquiroa ¬
quires tho slow pace of a camel camelTho camelThe
Tho percentage of recent losses in inBritish InDritfsh inI3ritlsh
British shipping is higher than usual usualbut usualbut usualbut
but Franco Sweden Holland and andAustria andAustria andf
f Austria show no oven higher rate of ofloss of10ssLloyds ofloss
loss 10ssLloyds Lloyds quarterly report ofDritlsh of ofBritish of11ritlshshlpl
British 11ritlshshlpl whippings > ingsstate8 states that the three throemouths threebonths threemonths
mouths losses amounted to 254 vescols ves veseols es es801s
+ cols Of those 123 wore wrecked 11 11uroro 11ero 11wore
wore ero lost in collision seven were wereburned weroburned wornburned
burned and 81 wore weroahnn abandoned oned atBon atBoa at atBOO
BOO Under the distressing distr ssing category categoryof
i of missing miaaingshlpo ships there were were 20 yes vosiSols vesse18 yesb
b iSols The largo number of steamers steamerslost steamerslost
1 JOstin lost in bad weather presupposes in insufficient InI insuMoient ¬
I sufficient power to grapple with it itUnderpowered ItUn iti
i Underpowered Un erpowered engines is one of the tboevils thoovilsof theovils
evils ovilsof of cargo calgobonts boats of the tramp trampiclass trampClaBS trampclass
class Shifting of cargo is anotherI another anotherfruitful anotherfruftfulcntlBo
I r fruitful fruftfulcntlBo cause of ofdisRster ofdisRsterWe disaster disasterWe disasterWe
We aro aroon ro he on tho verge of a greatmining great greatmining greatm
mining m ning era remarked Clarence King Kingformerly Inngformcrlyc91ef Kingformerly
formerly formcrlyc91ef cljiof of the United States StatesGeologjcril StRtes0t301 StatesGeolojcdl
Geologjcril 0t301 Jcril Survey in the Baltimore BaltimoretlAtndrican Baltimore4tnlrioan BaltimorerAlncioan
tlAtndrican 4tnlrioan Tho timo is not far die distant diof
f tant ant when a t man can start out of Den Denver Donvol ¬
ver vf3lnnd and travel to Klondike stoppingevery stopping stoppingevery stoPl > lng lngererynight
every ererynight night at a mining camp Al Already AII AIIendy Already ¬
ready two American stamp mills millsaro millsaroP9unding are arepounding aropounding
pounding away WO on on tbp thoborder borders of theStraits the theStraits theBtfnttsof
Straits Btfnttsof of Magellan Magell t1 and tho day is isapproaching IsapproachingVh isy isapproaching
approaching whdn n a chain of mining miningcamps miningampo
y camps oampa will extend from Capo Hornto HorntoSt Horn to toSt toBtMiohnelI
St BtMiohnelI Michael I boliovo we aro about aboutto aboutJ aboutto
J to enter onterupop upon a century which willu will willopen willopen
u open up vast resources and will be bothe beth bek
k the th grandesttho grandest tho earth has ever ver known knownBefore knownBofore knownBofors
Before the end of the twentieth ceu ceutury century ceutury
tury the traveler will wi1lonter enter a sleeping sleepingcar
t car at Chicago hic go bound via Bohriug BohriugStraits BehringStratt
i Straits for St Petersburg and tho thodream thodrcam thedream
dream of Governor GOY 1 1or Qilpic will w111uo w111uorealized bo borealized hox
x realized
r mho TboronllonLawrournnl London Law Journal says that thatsuicide thRtII
II 1 suicide is quito quite alarmingly on the thoincrease thet
t < increase increRsolnFranoe iu n Franco and presents as asaeriouaa asr aseerlouaa
r aeriouaa a problem pr blomto to thoughtful thotlghtf111states thotlghtf111statesf states statesmen
f men menin in that country as the dwindling dwindlingbirthrato llwindUngbirthrnto dwindlingbirthrate
birthrate Invain In vain to such tho church churchTofuses churchrefuses
1 refuses its prayers the army funeralPs funeral funeralwith funeralW
Ps W r k with military milttaryhonors honors The same sametendency sametonllonoy sametendency
tendency is observable in England EnglandWhat Englandt
1 t What attitude ought tho law of Eng England Englan England ¬
land lan to take up in the presence of this thisgrowing thisgrowing thisgrowing
growing evil It will be uoslid said that the tbolaw tholaw thelaw
law of England has long ago taken upits up upits upf
f its attitude nttitu < 1e on the subject of suicide suicideetigmatiziug 8ulcidostigmatizing suicidestigmatizing
stigmatizing it as felony This is isbard Ishartl Isbard
bard measure and juries jur es inclining tocharity to tocharity tocharity
charity brtvo of Into years uniformly uniformlypostulated uniformlypostulated uniformlypostulated
postulated insanity as asthe the explanation explanationand
and an < 1 returned a verdict er 1lct of unsound unsoundmind unsoundmin unsoundhind
mind < as a presumption rather than an auinference aninference aninference
inference Whether this presumption presumptionis pre9uml > tion tionis
is well ellfoull founded ed may bo doubted Even Evenphilosophers EenphUo80phers Evenphilosophers
philosophers have not always been beenA ueenagreoll beenagreed
agreed tsto as A to the l ethics of m mEnglishmen suicideEnglishmon suicide 8uichleEnglishmen
Englishmen have tho fooling strong strongin strongin
in themthat them tbatsuiohlo that suicide is the refugo o othe ot ottbecoward ofthe
the the tbecoward coward In old dayaand < 1ly Rud in small smallcommunities SmRnoommunlUcs smallj
j communities the loss of an ablebodied ablebodiediiribcBiuan auleuodledtribeslUan ablo bodied bodiediL
iL rt iiribcBiuan was s source of weakness weaknessand wenkuessanll
1 and danger To our AngloSaxon AngloSaxonraco Anglo Saxou Saxousaco
face with its overflowing ocr owing population populationibis pOlmlatiollthis
ibis eonaidyration consideration con8id > > raHon is insignificant insignificantThe
V The seriousness seriousuossof of thesuicidopreblotu thesuicidopreblotur the suicide problem problemconsists lroulelUlp
lp r consists in tho fact that the prevalence prevalenceof lrevalencoi
of OfS suicide IOidO is syinptomatio symt 0 matiooC of a t diseased diseasedcondition discaselconUtion diseasedt
t condition of the body politic It is to tothis totbls tothis
i this law and R11l11egi legislation latioo must addressitself address addressitself addressi
i p t v itself not to any fresh penalties topromoting to topromoting topromoling
promoting healthier healtblercondition8 conditions of life lifeand lire1Q1d lifeand
> 1Q1d and inculcating a higher standard oC oCcitizenship o oCitizcnship ofoitizonship
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President trill Discuss the Matter Fully SollyIn FullyIn laUJIn
In Ills BI Recommendation ItooommendatJonTbe to toThe toThe
The Congress CongressThe ConlleTho CongressThe
The Washington Evening Star says saysthat saysthnt nayethat
that it can bo stated on the highest highestauthority highostauthority highest highestauthority
authority that the thopro prceidont president ldcnt is going goingto
to recommend a plan for currency re reform fOform reform ¬
form in his message messageandfurthor messageandfurthorthnt and furtherthat further nrthorthat
that that part of tho message was waswrittdn waswri waswritten
written wri tdn with the cooperation of Sec Secretary SeoretBry Se6rotary ¬
rotary Gage It is authoritatively authoritativelystated authoritativelystilted
stated that Secretary Gago GageJapereo GagoJn 4s perfectly perfectlysatisfied porfooflysatisfied ly lyBntlsfied
satisfied with tho presidents message messagein messa mossaoin o oIn
in regard to financial legislation and andthat andthat andthat
that it meets his entire views and sup sapport support support
Further than this it was stated st tedon tedonthe on ontho onthe
the samo high authority that the sec secretary aee searotary ¬ I Iretaty
rotary of tho treasury will submit onbmltto to tocongress tocongress I Ioongress
congress in his annual report the plan planfor plBnforcurrcnQJ planfor
for forcurrcnQJ currency reform whicbJiOfiubmit whicbJiOfiubmittod
ted to tho cabinet at its mooting on onFriday onFridny onFriday
Friday October 20th 20thTbo 20thIThopeorotary 20thThe
IThopeorotary The secretary intends to submit submitthis submitthis submitthis
this report to congress almost identi identically identically identically ¬
cally as it was submitted Bubmtttedto to the thecabi thecabinet cabi cabinet cabinet ¬
net but with tho exception that ho howill hewill howill
will makQ mak some further recommenda recommendations recommendations recommendationa ¬
tions but those will not materially materiallychange materiBllyohango materiallychango
change I the th plan already announced announcedTeller Bnnoun announoodTaller ed
Teller Xxpretioi Doubt DoubtAWashington DoubtA1Washington DoubtAWashington
AWashington special says When Whenasked Whonaakcd Whenasked
asked to give his opinion as to the theprobability theprobabUtty theprobability
probability of legislation affecting the thecurrency theourrbnoy thoeurrbney
currency during the approaching ses session sessionoC seen ¬
sion sionoC of congress Senator Teller said saidI
I do danot > not believe there will l bo > o any legislatlonlooking legis Icglslatloiijlooking legisIntlonjlooklng
latloiijlooking to substitution of batik notes notesfor notesfor notestor
for greenbacks and treasury tro Iury notes whiob whiohappears whiobappears whlohBpponrs
appears to tobo bo tho favorite method of cur currency currenoy curronoy ¬
rency reform socnllod advocated ndvocatcdby by the thesupporters thosupporters thesupporters
supporters of tho gold standard I think it itvery Itvery itvery
very doubtful whether tho advocates of oftbe oftbeohnnse the thoohnngo thechange
change can agroo upon tho details of such suchlegislation suohlegislatIon suchlegislation
legislation and bankers will naturally best hesitate bceltate besttate ¬
tate to Increase the Issue of bank notes In Insufficient Insufficient insufficient
sufficient quantity to to take tho place of tho thoentire thoentlr theentire
entire volume of greenbacks and treasury treasurynotes trol1lurynotes treasurynotos
notes especially In view of the fact that tho thoredemption thoredemption theredemption
redemption of bank notes must to satisfy satisfytho satisfytho satisfythe
tho demands the currency reformers be In Ingold ingold ingold
gold goldSenator
Senator Teller said ho considered it itquite itquite itquite
quite certain that tho president would wouldmake wouldmok wouldmake
make some recommendation upon tho thocurrency thocurrbnoy thecurrtnoy
currency problem to congress but ho howas howllsof howas
was wllsof of the opinion that tho suggestion suggestionwould suggestionwoul suggestionwould
would be in general terms as in his hisinaugural hisinnugur hisinaugural
inaugural l message and that the pros prosMont pres president presIden ¬
Mont would leave tho details to con congross oongress congrass
gross grossTho gressThe grass grassThe
The senator expressed doubt as to towhether towhether towhether
whether the administration would take takeany takoouy takeany
any steps looking to tho encourage encouragement encouragement encourage encouragement ¬
ment of tho theOnbll Cubans ls in their war for forindependenoo forindependence forindependence
independence Ho continued continuedI
I think thlnkthatoongress that congress can cansottlo settle the Cuban Cubanquestion Cubnnquestion Cubanqueatfonbyreoognitingthobelligerent
question question queatfonbyreoognitingthobelligerent by recognizing tho belligerent rights rightsof
of tho Cubans and nndthat that should have haveboen haveboendone boon boondone beendone
done long since I believe eUovothohouse the house will willpaasthb wlUpnasth willpass
paasthb pass the senate resolution sent to It during duringtho duringthe duringthe
the sjjeolalsosslon sDeol lscssloD If that thatmeasuro measure isbrought isbroughtboforo Is brought broughtbefore broughtbcfor
before It ftbut but it Is qulto doubtful whether it itwill Uwl11 Itwill
will bo Ito e allowed to consider It at all
The North Georgia Conference Assembles AssemblesIn AembleIn
In Clasilo City CityThe CJt CJtThe CityThe
The North Georgia Methodist con confororice eonference conforotico
fororice was organized at Athens AthensWednesday Atbc AtbenaWedhosday s sWedbesday
Wednesday morning by the election electionof olootionof
of Rev Joel JoelP P Daves secretary oecretarYlto oecretarYltosuoc Ito Itosucceed ttosucceed
succeed suoc ed Dr Hoidt of Atlanta i and andtbo oudthe andthe
the appointment of tho various committoos com committees oommittecs ¬
mittees mitteesIt
It is not generally known that theNorth the tboNorth thoNorth
North Georgia conference has the distinotion dis distinction UStinction ¬
tinction of being the largest conference conferencein
in the United States but such is lsthe lsthefaot the tbofoot thefact
foot No other in the southern or tho thonorthern thon thenorthern
northern n rthern church can equal its itsD1em itsD1emuers11 mem membership membership ¬
bership uers11 l of 03000 It contributes contr1bu s820 20
000 to foreign and an 815000 15000 to homo homomissions bomomissiono bornemissions
missions and will have a large repre representation representntion representation ¬
sentation in tho quadrennial general generalconference generaloonferenoo generalcouferonoo
conference which meets at Baltimore Baltimorenext Daltimoronext Baltimorenext
next yearBishop year yearBishop yearBishop
Bishop Galloway for the first time timopresided timepresided
presided pres 1ed over this conference He Hehas Hohas Hehas
has just returned from tro the Memphis Memphisconference Momphisconference Memphisconference
conference and will gofrom go gofromSt fr m St Louis Louisto Louisto
to tho North Nor h Alabama coaferoncowhioh conference conferencewhich conferoncowbieh
which meets at Florence a week weekbenco weekbencoNEBRASKAS hence hencoNEBRASKAS henceNEBRASKAS
The Republicans Show Show a a GRin OrerLait OrerLaitGubornntorlal OYerLadGubernRtorlal Over Last LastOubernatorial
Gubornntorlal Election ElectionThe ElectionThe ElectionThe
The offioial count of tho election electionheld electionheld electionheld
held November 2d was completed < 1 at atLincoln atLincoln atLincoln
Lincoln Neb Tuesday TuosdRyeening evening Sul Sullivan SuIIhan Sullivan ¬
livan fusion candidate for supremocourt supremo supremocourt supromocaurt
court judge received 102833 and andPosta nndPosta andPostn
Posta republican 89009Compared 89009 89009Compared 89009ComlHlfel
Compared with the vote on governor governorn
n year ago when Holcomb fusionist fusionistreceived fuslonistrecehell fusionistreceived
received 116415 and an l McCall republi republican ¬
can 94723 the republicans made a alarge a alargo alarge
large gain Holcomb however ran ranahead rnnaheal10f ranahead
aheal10f ahead of his ticket tho average fusion fusionplurality fusionplurRUty fusionplurality
plurality last year being in round numbore num numbers numbers ¬
bers 10000 while this year it is 11
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Force of tho Explosion E I lon It Felt For Tea TeaMiles ToaIIUe TonMlle
Miles Around AroundAn AJonndAn AroundAn
An explosion of ot nitroglycerin nltroglyoerincurred occurred oc ooourrod ¬
curred half a ° mile west of Chester Ohesterfiold ¬
field Ind at a late hpur bQurThursday bQurThursdaynlRht Thursday Thursdaynight Thursdaynight
night nightPersons nlRhtferoanoono nightPersons
Persons feroanoono one mile away wore Jif Jilted ted
from their thelrleet foot bytho concussion and andthe andthe andthe
the jar was perceptibly felt for ten tonmiles tenmUes tenmiles
miles Fire followed tho explosion explosionbut
but tho flames ames were ere quickly extin extinguished etUnguiahod oztinguiehod ¬
guished guishedSixty guiahodSixty guiehodSixty
Sixty quarts of nitroglycerin had
boon hauled thero for tho purpose of ofshooting orshooting atshooting
shooting a gas well The explosive explosivewas
was placed plaoedin in a largo largozino zinc tub 10c located locatedat ted tedat
at the ho end of the steam exhaust pipe pipefor pipetor pipofor
for thb th purpose purpose of thawing out the themixture thoml themixture I
mixture ml ture It is tho theory the f ry that the thotnb tub
became be amoheated heated Al Avhdlo lo ton foot long longand longand longand
and several Boveralln in depth doptb18 was torn in the theearth thocarth theearth
earth and the tb engine nsln was blown to topieces topie topieces
pieces piecesTwo pie piecesTwo OB OBTwo
Two drillers had a remarkable escapo es escape escapo ¬
capo They were werestandlng standing within withinthirty withinthlrtyfoQt withinthirty
thirty thlrtyfoQt foot of the scone of the accident accidentand acoidentand accidentand
and were hurled twenty foot feotby by bythe bytheforco the theforce thoforce
force of tho explosion but with tho thoexception thoexoeption theexception
exception of a afowbruises few bruises they escaped oacapedunhurt escapedunhurt escapednnhurt
Twelve Thousand Diggers D arrera In Illinois En Enter Enter Enter ¬
ter tho Fits Again AgainTho AralnTh600al AgainThe
The Th600al coal mining strike in the northern north northern northern ¬
ern Illinois district ended Friday
TwjolvjLthotiBand T menhave gone back backto baokto bookto
to work in the Coal OoalOltv City BraidwoodCarbon Braidwood BraidwoodCarbon DraidwoodOllrbon
Carbon Hill Spring Valley BodiaSoatonvll Bodia BodiaSoatonvillo BodlaSentonvtlo
Soatonvillo o La Sallo and Oglosby
fields fieldsOno fioldsOno fieldsOno
Ono thousand men remain but at atStreator ntStreator atStreator
Streator tho only point whore miners minersand mlneraand minersand
and operators have not agreed A Asettlement ABottlement Asettlement
settlement there th ro is expected within a ashort nshort ashort
short time timoTho tlmoTho timeTho
Tho victory is with the minorsalthough minors minorsalthough minersalthaugh
although they havo not won all they theyasked theyasked theyasked
asked for forThe forTho forThe
The strike had hadbeon boon on binco July
4th It started as a part of tho gen general Roneral gonoral ¬
eral strike ordered by the United Mine MineWorkers MlnoWorkers MineWorkers
Workers of America The Pennsylvanta Pennsyl Pennsylvania Pennsylvania ¬
vania and Ohio minors settled their theirdifferences theirdlff theirdifferences
differences dlff renoes early in September In InIndiana InIudiana InIndiana
Indiana work was resumed about tho thosame thoBRmo thesame
same time Tho 80000 minors of ofIllinois ofIllinois ofIllinois
Illinois refused rcfusedto to ratify the terms of oftho oftho ofthe
tho agreement made at Columbus 0 0and 0nnd 0and
and continued tho strike
TO GEORGIA FARMERS FARMERSCommissioner FAUMERSCommlllllioner FARMERSCommiselonerof
Commissioner of Agriculture Nesbllt Nesblt Ad Addrcises Addronell Addresses
dresses n Timely Tlmel Letter tetterAfter LetterAfter LetterAfter
After carefully summing up tho Bit Bitnation Bitultion sitnation
nation Commissioner ColnmissionorNesbitt Nosbitt of Geor Georgia Georgin Georgin ¬
gin has decided l1ecldedthat that the farmers of the thesouth thAsouth thesouth
south must vary var from tho rule of old oldand oldanl oldaul
and change ohangetheirplans their plans of farming fa mlng so sofar 80far sofar
far as the cotton crop is concerned concernedCommissioner concernedCommissionerN concernedCommissioner
Commissioner Nosbitt esbittsnYB says the farm farmers farmers farmera ¬
ers cannot cannotraiso raise largo quantities of ofcotton ofcotton ofcotton
cotton at 5 cents and expect to ppy
the expenses of the farm alone from fromtbo fromtho fromthe
the sale of the cotton crop Ho tells tollstbo tellstholarmers tellsthe
the tholarmers farmers they th y must plow deeper deeperand lleeperanddepeod doeporanddepond
and anddepeod depend moro upon paturos boun bountiful uountiful bountiful ¬
tiful hand and buy loss fertilizers fertilizersInstead fertilizersInstead fertilizersInstead
Instead of devoting all allt alltheir their acres to tocotton tocotton tocotton
cotton they should sow sow t other crops cropswhich cropswhloh cropswhich
which will sustain austnintho the stock as well as asbring asbring asbring
bring in ready cash to the market marketHe marketHe marketHo
He warns the farmers of tho south southof southof southof
of the evil results of a burdensome burdensomecotton burdensomecotton burdensomecotton
cotton crop and advises thorn to plant plantfewer plantfewer plantfewer
fewer acres In cotton and to plant plantmore plantmore plantmore
more corn peas and similar rotating rotntingCrOIS rotatingcrops
WOMEN BARRED OUTMethodist OUT OUTMethodist OUTMethotliit
Methodist Minister Did Not Approve of ofFemale orFemale ofFemale
Female Preaching PreachingA
A Chattanooga dispatch states that thata
a female revivalist Mrs Harris has hasconcluded hasconcluded baaconcluded
concluded a revival at Hillsboro Ala Alaa Alaafew
a afew few miles east of Courtland on the thoMemphis theMempbls theMemphis
Memphis and Charleston railroad railroadLargo railroadLarge railroadLarge
Large congregations attended the servicss ser services seriogs ¬
vices iogs including many of tho adjacent adjacentcounties adlacent adlacentcounties adjacentcounties
counties going oingforty forty and fifty miles 10 los to tobear tohear tohear
hear her herTbo horTho herThe
The meeting was commenced in tho thoMethodist thoMethadlstEpiscol theMethodist
Methodist MethadlstEpiscol Episcopal > al church south southby sonthbyautbority southbyauthority
by byautbority authority of the board of stewards Btowardsbut BtewardsbUt stewardsbut
but Rev Anson West presiding elder elderof elderof elderof
of the Decatur district learning of the tbouse theuse theuse
use of this church by a female revival revivalist ¬
ist went to Hillsboro and overruled overruledtbo
the action of the board interrupted interruptedtbo
the proceedings and anltcauBed caused a consid considerable considerablo considorablo ¬
erable flurry by officially oficlallyoloslng oft closing the tbodoors thodoors thedoors
doors of the church to women preach preachers ¬
ers ersTho rs rsThonffalr The Thonffalr affair has created great con consternation consternatian constornatiou ¬
sternation among tho Methodists and andit andIt andit
it will be taken to tothe the districticonfer districticonferonce
once onceMrs Mrs Harris is the widow widowofthe of tho late lateRobert IBtoRobert lateRobert
Robert Lee Harris Earnsa a noted evangelist evangelistofhis ovangeUatofhis evangelistof
ofhis of his time timoNAIL timeNILME timeNAIL
Affection of Entire Iron Trade Will De Bethe Detile Dethe
the 1tenltInformation Itesnlt ItesnltInformation UeaultInfotmation
Information from reliable reUnblesouroes sources in inCleveland inCleolaud inCleveland
Cleveland Ohio is to the effect that thatat thatnt thatat
at the protracted meeting in New York Yorkcity Yorkcity Yorkcity
city during the past week attended by bynearly byl1eRrlynll bynearly
nearly l1eRrlynll nil tho big producers of wire wirewire wirevironnils wirewire
wire vironnils nails and rods rotloin in the tbecountry countryan countryanagreement Bn Bnngreement anagreement
agreement to consolidate was virtually virtuallyreached virtunllyreached virtuallyreached
reached only one concern remaining remainingto
to be induced In nced to go in inTho inThe inThe
The combination will be the largest largestever llUgestover largestever
ever attempted and will affect the en ontiro entire entire
tire iron trade In order to avoid the tbofate theJato thofate
fate of the old wire nail pool the rod rodmills rodmills rodmills
mills will bo included as well as a number num number number ¬
ber of ohteol steel producing p concerns
Mo Discussed Currency Jl JtetormNou form Now or orWhen orWbenlJut orWbenDint
WbenlJut When Hat FougotShyotthe FougotShyottheImportant Fouet Shy 01 the tbeImportant theImportant
Important flow flowThe IIow IIowThe lIowThe
The ono hundred hundrednnd and twentyninth twentyninthannual twentyninthannual twentyninthannual
annual dinner of the chamber o oI amber of com cominerco oommerco commeroo
inerco of Now York City woo W given at atDojmonicos a aDolmonloo atDolmonicos
Dojmonicos Dolmonloo s now restaurant rost urant on Fifth Fifthavenue Filthav Fifthavenue
ctroot Tnes Tuesday Tnesdaynlght Tnesdaynight
avenue av nuo and Fortyfourth ¬
day daynlght night Men distinguished in pro professional professional profoesional ¬
fessional and commercial life were werepresent werepresont werepresent
present and the beautiful banquet banquethall b banquethall Dqno Dqnohall
hall was taxed tll ed to its utmost capacity capacitySecretary c capaoitySecretary pnolty pnoltySeorotary
Secretary of the Treasury Lyman J JGago JGage 3Gage
Gage was the guest of honor and chief chiefspeaker chiefsp chiefspeaker
speaker sp aker Alexander E Orr president presidentof
of the chamber presided presidedIt
It was w wAs s long past tho appointed time timewhen timewhen timewhon
when President Orr arose and made madetho madetho madethe
tho introductory speech speechTho Bpeeol1Tho speechThe
Tho health of The President of the tboUnited thoUuited theUnited
United States StnteswaB was then drunk stand standing standIng standlug ¬
ing with wlththreo throe rousing cheers while whiletho whiletho whilethe
tho orchestra played Tho Land of tho thoFree thoFree theFree
Free FreeSecretary FreeSeoretary FreeSecretary I
Secretary Gage was flatteringly received re received reoeivod ¬
ceived when he rose to speak to the thetoast thetoast thetoast
toast Currency Reform ReformNow Now or orWhen orWhen orWhen
When WhenSecretary WhenSeoretary WhenSecretary
Secretary Gago began by referring referringto
to the history of the chamber during duringtho duringthe duringthe
the one hundred and twentynine twentynineyears twontyninoyears
years of existence and of the serious seriousand se seriousand ious iousand
and important problems which the thepioneer thepioneer thepioneer
pioneer members and those who fol followed lollowed followed ¬
lowed them had to solve Those of ofour ofour ofour
our day ho said were equally serious seriousand seriousand seriousand
and even more complex One of these theseho thesehodeOlared theseho
ho hodeOlared deftlared is fundamental in a ma material materml matonal ¬
tonal sense to every ever state For four fouryears fouryears fouryoare
years ho said its injurious shadow shadowhas shndowhas shadowhas
has depressed industry and enter enterprise enterprlle enterprise ¬
prise but he finds in tho result of oftho ofthe ofthe
the last national election asBurancesto assurances assurancesto
to lift doubtstto doubts to banish fears to brace bracehope bracohopjnnd bracehope
hope hopjnnd and to lend l nd courage
is enterprisenow
now witnessed says tho secretary
the stimulation to industry which has hasfollowed hasfollowed hasfollowed
followed this new assurance is a con confirmatory oonfirmatory confirmatory ¬
firmatory evidence of the theblighting blighting influonco in influence Influenoo ¬
fluence of that fierce propaganda for forfree forfree forfree
free silver and semi semirepudiation repudiation that thatmot thatmet thatmot
mot its just rebuke from tho freemans freemansballot froemnnsballQt freemansballotin
ballot ballotin in 1800 1800Secretary l8nOSeoretnry 1890Secretary
Secretary Gago deolared that he bo bolioves uelIevos beliovos
lioves the shape and destiny of our ournational ournational ournational
national lifo as it may bo affected by
financial finanolallegislation legislation is to be determ determined determined deternicued ¬
ined within the next five years yearsWhen yearsWhen yearsSWboa
When ultra conservatism applies appliesit
it to justify a t condition which is bad badonongb badcnough badenough
enough instead insteadofwell of well enough it is isfatally Isfatally isfatally
fatally misapplied he continued continuedThat continuedThnt continuedThat
That the condition of our currency currencyand currencyandi ourronoyand
and banking system is baa enough ie iecertified Iecertified tocertified
certified to by tho deliberate judgment judgmentof
of the great body of economic students studentsand studentssnd studentsand
and by a general gene ai consensus of opinion opinionamong opinionIlmong opinionamong
among among business men menIt menIt menIt
It certainly is not well enough enoughwith enoughwith enoughwith
with a banking system utterly moms inelastic l momstic elas elastlo ¬
tic and nd correspondingly irresponsive irresponsiveto
to the thedomestto domestic requirements of trade tradeand tradoand tradeand I
and industry to which in its proper properrelation properrelation
relation tho banking system should be
the faithful and efficient handmaiden
It is notwollenough not with the national
treasury awkwardly performing an anoffice anoffice anoffice
office which is entirely foreign to its itsproper it itproper itsproper
proper function It is not well enough enoughit
it is absolutely bad when the result is isa IsQ isa
a pnblio treasury so expanded in its
demand liabilities in a time of pro ¬
found I undpcace peace as to threaten its solvency
in case of war warThe wllrTh warThe
The Th secretary was glad he was not notcalled notcalled notcalled
called upon to discuss tho how or
to gg into details of methods to achieve achievecurrency achloveourrency achievecurrency
currency reform To go into that discession dis discussion discussion ¬
cussion might bo injudicious in view viewof vlowof viewof I
of his official position and would be beentering beentering boentering
entering upon the field of greatest greatestcontroversy grclltcstcantroversy greatestcontroversy
controversy whore doubts and fears fearsare fcaroare fearsare
are now numerous and where passions passionsand passionsand a aand
and prejudices have their freest play
Said he hoEvery heEvery heEvery
Every one favors reform reformhis his kind kindof kindof kindof
of reform I Many are willing to havo havereform havoroform havoreform
reform anybodys kind and it can be
bad without struggle and free of cost
Others Oth rB seeing seeiugthat that tho path of virtue
leads to serene and
restful places
are arewilling arewilling 1O 1OwHllng
willing to walk in tho
way of it ovenat oven ovenat orcnat
at the cost of present pain and sacri ¬
Cyrus Not Anxious To Die But Wanted To Tclie TolIe Tolie
lie Polite PoliteIn PoliteIn ollte ollteIn
In the superior superiorcourt court atAtlantaGa
Tuesday Tom Cyruscoloredwas Cyrus colored was son
tenced by Judge Candler to die on the tboscaffold thescafToM thescaffold
scaffold December 22 22Tho 22Tho 22The
Tho prisoner received his sentence sentencewith sentencewith sentencewith
with n calmness that was amnzingand amnzingandwhen Rmazingandwhen amazingandwhen
when his doom was pronounced he
bowed and said Thank you youIt youIt youIt
It was the first timo in the annals of
Fulton county that a judge was over
thanked for the
imposing death
peu penalty peualty peUalty ¬
alty altyWhen
When asked by a reporter if i be was wasreally WRlreaUt
really glad to die Cyrus replied Oh Obno Ohno Ohno
no Jjutl but ut I wanted to be polite to his is
honor honorf
f <
He U Presents Preun l Borne 8omelde Ideas That AM of Gen Generol Oenerallntoreat denoral
oral erallntoreat erallntoreatIron Interest InterestHon InterestIron
Iron Jamds Wilson Wlls b secretary seor f1ry f1ryagrioulture of ofagriculture r ragrioultnro
agriculture gives glveshlafdeau his ideas as as to the thegiven thekind thekind
kind of oduoation which should hogiven be begiven
given the youth who is seeking infor infermotion information inform ¬
motion m tton that will be of practical praottcalvalue praottcalvalueto value valueto
to him in the pursuit of agriculture agricultureIn >
In his annual report showing thework theworkdone the work workdone forkdone
done in the different branches branches of the thedepartment thodepnrtment thedepartment
department over which ho presides prosfdesthe proetdet
t the e aeoretmry floore tary 1 y refers to tho agricultural agriculturalTho agriOnlturalcollegee agriculturalcolleges
colleges and oxporlmontstatl9i oxporlmentstatlpns oxporlmentstatlpnsThe s sThe
The following summary of h his s views viewsupon viewsupon viewsupon
upon the important matter of f educa education education educalion ¬
tion will be of particular interest to totho totho tothe
tho people of Georgia G orgiajust juat justnow n now w whentho whentho when whentho
tho question of tho propermothods propetm proper mothods thads of ofeducating afeducating ofeducating
educating boys to bo farmers has beenbrought been beenbrought be n nbrought
brought so prominently to this thlsnotioe thlsnotioethrough notice uotioothrough noticethrough
through the reports of legislative com committees committoes ¬ j jmittoos
mittees mitteesIn
In agriculture it is becoming to bo boclearly boolearly beclearly
clearly seen that teaching the boy how bowto howto howto
to plow or to perform any other farm farmoperation farmoperation farmoperation
operation is not themost the n1OBtimportant n1OBtimportantsorvlce most important importantservice importantservice
service which tho school can render renderThere renderThero renderThorn
There must be added to this definite definiteand definltnnd definitQand
and careful instruction in the princi principles principles principies ¬
ples on which agricultural agrioulturaipraoU03 praotioa is isbaaed isbBscd Isbased
baaed baaedTho Tho farmer must be taught to tothink tothink tothink
think in tho linos where science has hasshed hasshed basshed
shed light upon his art if his practice practiceis
is to be most thoroughly successful successfulFortunately successfulFortunately successfulFortunately
Fortunately science has already much muchto
to toll tho farmer which whlohismost ismost is most useful usefulto
to him and every year sees an increase increasein
in the groat store from which the ag agricultural agrlc agricultural ¬
ricultural rlc lturnl student can safely draw drawOn drawOn drawOn
On another phase of this particular particularcontroversy partloularcoqtroversy particularcoittrovoraySecretary
controversy coittrovoraySecretary Secretary Wilson expresses expresseshimself eXl expresseshimself > reases reaseshimself
himself at length The secretary seorotarydeems seorotarydeemsit deems deemsit
it important l portant that tho land grant collogps col colleges collogps ¬
logps and the experiment stations stationsshould BtBtlonsshqtlld stationssh
sh shqtlld should uid bo kept wide apart in their theirTho thoirmaPRgement theirmatingemont
maPRgement maPRgementhe
The he secretarys report contains much muchthat muchthat muchthat
that is of interest not only only to farmers farmersbut farmersbut farmersbut
but also to others who care c o to keepposted keep keepposted keepposted
posted on the progress of the country countryBeing oountryDelng countryBeing
Being the tlofirst first report of tho present presentsecretary presentBecretnry presentsecretary
secretary this one goes into the theob theobjeots ob ohjects objects ¬
jects and purposes purposcsof of tho department departmentand
and tells of the scope of tho work workassigned workRssigned workassigned
assigned to it going into this more morefully morofully morefully
fully than will tho later reports of tho thosame thoBame thesame
same official
Assemble In St Lou Louis to Discuss Dllcu Flans forthe r for tarthe r rthe
the Future FutureTbo FutureThe FutureThe
The national reorganization com committee committee cornmittee ¬
mittee of the populist party represent representingtho representingthe representing ¬
ingtho ing tho middle of tho readers opposed opposedto
to fusion with tho democrats at t tholast tholast tho thelast
last presidential election mot at St StLouis StLo StLouis
Louis Lo ls Tuesday with 29 states ropre ropresonlcd represoned reprosonted
sonlcd sonlcdChairman sonedChairman sontedChairman
Chairman Milton Park said that the thepurpose tbepurposo thepurpose
purpose of the meeting was to deter determiiie determhie determine
miiie their future course courseWe coursolWe courseWe
We are opposed to fusion with withanybody withanybody withanybody
anybody or anything ho hocontinued hocontinuedand continuedand continued continuedand
and want a straight fight if we can cangetit CBngetit cangetlt
getit getitThe
The mission of the national organ organization orgauIzatlon organization ¬
ization committee appointed at the theMemphis thoMemphis theMemphis <
Memphis meeting of the National Bo Boform Beform IIeform
form Press association last winter is isnot isnot is isnotto
not notto to Bupercedo the peoples party partynotional partynational partynational
national committee but to assist it I Irecent Irecent Irecent
recent wrote Chairman Marion Butler Butlertendering Butlertendering Butlertendering
tendering what assistance we could couldgive couldsivb couldgiv
give giv Ho received the letter but has hasnotreplied hasnohepUed hasnotreplied
notreplied Wo are ro still willing to co cooperate cooperate 0 0ouerate ¬
operate with Mr Butler if ho desires
it if If ho does not our course will soon 1
bo determined determineds determinedWEYLER determinedWEiLER s 1 1WEYLER
Two Reports eport as a to How the Former Cap 1 1tain
tain tainGeneral loneral Was Received ReceivedA 1
A special from Barcelona BaroelonBSpain BaroelonBSpainBtates Spain Spainstates Spainstates
states that General Weylor the tholormer tholormercaptlllngeneral former formercaptaingeneral formercaptaingeneral
captaingeneral of Cuba arrived IU1lvedin in 1
tha that city Tuesday Tuesdnymornlng morning on board t tthe
tho steamer Montserrat from Havana t
The Th general landed beneath the Co C ¬ i
lumbus monument and was acclaimed
by about 20000 people
In order to escape escape the manifestation 1 1the
the general was driven to the house of 1 1Doputy
Deputy Saladrigas where however 1 1ho
ho was forced to appear upon the bal balcony ¬ 1 1cony
cony and was applauded by the crowds crowdsof i iof
of people who had been gathered about t ttho
tho house bouseAnother houseAnother 1 1Ahotlier
Another dispatch from Madrid says
The official reports of the landing of t tGeneral
General Weyler in Barcelona differ t tfrom
from the independent reports The I Iformer
former for er says the general landed with without without ¬ 1 1demonstration
out demonstration in his honor as as assuming assuming ¬ t tsuming
suming tho proportions anticipated
and that as he traversed the streets f fthe
the public l > ublio appeared indifferent
Continuing tho official version of
the t c affair affair adds dds that six regular r sulllr car car ¬
nages awaited awmte the general butfthe but the
crowd was small smallREARD smallREWARD v vREWARD i
A Gold Medal Presented to toWJlllamiS Wtlllami tVflllainS
Langford For For Saving Lives
A gold medal was presented prcsent d WcdneP W Wed dnes nee
day to William S SLangfor Langford who is a aclerk K Kclerk iticlerk
clerk in tho office of oCthe the New N w York Y rK >
Central and Hudson River Rierlailroal Rierlailroalcompany railroadcompany railroad railroadcompany
company at atNow New York for savingthe saving tlie
lives of the passengers in a submerged submergedcar
car in in the recent disaster at Garrisons GarrisonsiN
NY NYThe N iN I ITho x xTbo
The presentation was made in the thepresence thepresence thepresence
presence of Dr Chauncey M f Depew Depewand Del > w Y I
and the other railroad officials and andclerks andclerts andclerks
clerks at the Grand Central station
> Langford swam out in the Hudson Hudsonmer Hudsonrirer Hudsonriver
mer river to the submerged car and chopped choppeda < Ia
a bole in it releasing threo
i iI if t > a aY
> f <
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