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"3" rouble Experienced In Empanelling
Juries Attorney-General Gar
ner Absent, ani Jas. A. Smiser
Elected Special Attorney-General.
Circuit Court couvened Monday
ior the lirst tenn of the new year.
. Judge Holding whs on the bench but
. Attorney-Ueueral Garner was detained
in Nashville and James A. Smiser was
.sworn in as special Attorney-General.
General Garner arrived
TiuwikT uiorninz and began his duties.
siiiiw dUr was occasioned in the
iniimipllini? of the urrand jury on ac
ouot of two of the men on the venire
having served on a jury within the last
two years, and the county court having
failed to name any other tor service.
John T. Akin was excused as rore
.xaan and John Latta appointed by
.Tuage Holding in his stead, and George
H. Dodson was taxen iu the place
4jf P. K. Brady. j
Trouble was also experienced in
awaking np thetravers jury, three of the
ineu selected by the County County
Deing incompetent becausa of Having
performed jury service within the last
two years. Chas. R. Baker. VV. A.
31enn and Joel A. Gray were excused
lor this reason and several others
failed to ropjrt. The work of complet
ing the jury was not finished tuerefore
-until this afternoon.
In the case of James Gilliam azainst
A. F. Brown the plaintiff tooa a non
suit, and in the case of Brown against
Xiilliam the plaintiff took a non-suit.
The suit of A. I. Nixon against Abe
and Sol Kylmer was continued on
application of the plaintiff.
Judge Holding opeued court Monday
morning with a gavel which was carved
. from a piece of timber taken from the
t huli of one of the Spanish warships de
stroyed by Admiral Dewey in Manila
fcay on the morning of April 1, 1898.
The gavel was presented to Judge
flolriino bv Aleck Barker, who was at
sorporal iu Major Wbitthorne's com
pany in the First Tennessee Regiment,
which did service in the Philippines
J udge Holding sustained the demurrer
to the evidence and dismissed the case
of Woodruff Brown against the Central
".' Phosphate Co.
The case of A. M. Hughes against W
J. Moore & Sons for $1,000 attorney fee
is now on trial.
The case of A. M Hughes vs. W.
J. Moore & Sons for $1,000 attorney
-tab. resulted in a verdict in favor or
. the defendants. It 1s understood that
Mr. Hughes will appeal the case.
W. B. Greenlaw vs. L. & N. E. R.
'iCo. . continued.
CooK Bros, vs. Insurance Co.
R. R. Butler vs. L. & N. R. R.
Owing vs. Brishy, case tried
jury found Tor plaintiff.
Blair vs. L. to N. R. R. Co ,
'Probably your nerves are starving
.crying for nutrition. Your circula
tion is at fault, locally or generally.
"The blood carries nutrition to every
tissue of the body, including nerve
centers and nerve fibres. Osteopaths
are masters of the blood and nerve forces
tor the human body, stimulating or
inhibiting the circulatory fuuution
and revivifying the nervous mechan
ism. Of all the nervous diseases,
protean in their manifestations, there
are men that fail to yield to osteo
pathic methods. Tensed tissue are
relaxed, the circulation quickened,
.carrying food to. all of the tissues ;
tissue waste products are freely elimi
.tiatsd by the iucreased functioning of
the excretory organs, appetite in
creases, and relaxation, rest, sleep
-.and health follow. Sufferers from
these ailments are privileged to consult
without charge Drs Collier & Duffleld,
Osteopaths. Offices in Grant build
ing, Columbia. It
Krtray Notice.
Taken up nd posted, Jan. 12, 1903,
by Hustcn Cumins near Broadview four
miles east of Mr. Pleasant, one 3tray
sorrel horse, bl.zj lace, about. 12 or 14
vears old. ritrht eye effected, knot on left
knee, nick tail, harness marks,
fcace, very gentle. Valued at o.
John T. Tcckek, Hanger
To reduce stock before inventory, and to make
room for the early arrivals in New
Spring Goods.
prices without
to cost or loss.
Bi3 BsnoetiQH in !W and Ecu's GlolM Mi ami
Bog's Overcoats & uiniwear
fG.93 for Men's Suits, made by the Lot 3 Boy's Knee Pant Suits,
best makers of fine Clothes. About 73 j "Worth $5 and $6 and $0.50; age 3 to- 1G
Suits to select from,
regular or double
112.50 to $17.50,
Sizes 33 to 42; in
breasted. W orth
Choice $!. 95.
Lot 2 Men's and "Youth's 80.50 to
83.50 Suits. About 40 Suits to select
from in this lot. Choice $.S.
years. Choice $ 95.
One lot of Men's all wool Shirts
and Drawers; mostly small sizes. Worth
$2 and $3 per Suit,
Choice 75c garment.
Ladies' Ready Made Garments.
98u per pair of 10-4 bleached Sheets.
8f6c yard for one of the beet makes
of good wide bleached Domestic, soft
finish, 10c qualify.
10c yard for choice of 12c and 15c
quality Flannelette.
5c yard for short lengths of 5 to 12
yard in Unbleached Domestic, good
heavy weight quality.
7KC vard or dark colors in lOo
quality Penangs.
Sale of
Choice of twenty Tailor Made Suits.
Worth $12.50 and $15; in castor, brown
and grays and blues. Sizes 32 to 40.
Choice f0.95.
Choice of any Ladies' Jacket left
in our house now at price.
Choice of $1.50 Flannel Waists and
$3.50 Corduroy Waists, sizes 32, 4 and 6,
9Sc each.
Co., and
Without the odoriferous Dulb, Tbera
Would lie No Gastronomic Art,
.! Says Thin Writer.
The onion is one of thtise strenuous
vegetables ubout which one cannot be
indifferent. One either yearns for it
,;with a passionate longing or eke ut
t terly repudiates it and everybody who
5.bas any trafficking with it.
If one never had to take one's on
ion at second hand it would not be so
'Itad. If the law would only fet apart
.one day n week for the consumption of
onions and forbid it, under penalty of
fine and imprisonment preferably im
prisonment at all other times it
. .a-ould be a boon to the world. The
onion hater would at least know when
"to take to the woods and how long to
tay there, snys the Providence Jour
As for banishing the onion from the
kitchen, thnt would be a crime. . There
'iiave been poets who mng its praises,
' but perhaps mine of the prose rhapso
dies ore just us eloquent. For in
stance. If you want to crush your
; .neighbor who regards your dish of
onions with a supercilious eye just ask
i liim if he knows that the onion is called
""the rose among the roots."
Ask him if he knows that "wl.hout
VU there would be no gastronomic art;"
.that "its presence lends color and en
chantriient to the mojlest dih, its ab
sence reduces the rarest dainty to
liopeless insipidity and the diner lode
It Is quite possible that your haughty
neighbor may decline to follow thi
"hint and may show signs cf not being
jihinget! Into despair pending the ad
dition of unions to his own menu. The
.ntioniouitt is a stlfl-necked party.
Slaughter Sals of Dress Goods.
Over 30 pieces of wool Dress Goods,
consisting of waistings, suitings, plaide
and zibelines, worth as high as $1 yd.
Choice 50c yard.
20 pieces of wool Dress Goods, con
sisting of double width Tricots, fancy
Flannels. Cheviots, Serges, etc., value
35c and 40c, Choice 25c a yard.
Sale of White Quilts, Toweis,
98o for large size white Quilt with
fringe ends or plain, worth $1.05.
,. 10c each for lirge size cotton huck
25c per pair good size linen huck
25o yard for one of the best brands
of 24 yard wide bleached Sheeting. .
We Have in Ail Our New Embroid
eries, Laces for Spring.
The assortment is complete in every
Hamburg, Swiss and Nainsook
Edges ana Insertions, 5o to $1.00 per
New White Goods for Early
i pwprc
A complete line of Check Nainsooks,
Dimities. Mercerized Oxfords, P. K's,
Long Cloths, Madras Cloths.
1 9n nnr holt of 12 yards for soft
finished English Long Cloth.
$1 50 for bolt of 12 yards better
grade Long Cloth.
10c yard for choice patterns in
Checks, and stripe Dimities and check
....PEOPLE El TfllSSS.... i
Mr. Birdman Fariss, arrived at his
old home at Hampshire Thursday
night from a year's stay at Kockland
Cal. He expressed great delight at
returning to Tennessee, and says that
Maury county is good enough for him.
Mr. W. S. Fleming went down
to Mr. Pleasant Sunday, where in
the afternoon he delivered an ad
dress before the Missionary Society of
the Presbyterian church at that place.
Prof. Harris opened school at Santa,
Fe Sunday with a good attendance.
Miss Coulter, of Illinois, who has been
engaged to teach music, is expected
to arrive in a day or two.
Miss Hattie Bass, of Santa Fe, has
gone to Glass, to visit her sister, Mrs.
All tickets are good, regardless of
date, at Youngs. tf
Rev. W. H Doss, pastor of the
Methodist church at Mt. Pleasant,
preached at Cross Bridges Sunday
morning at 11 o'clock and at Hamp
shire Sunday afternoon.
The work on the branch railroad
from Ashwood to the A. B. Harlan
place in the Frierson neighborhood
will be completed as soon as possible,
we understand, in order that minirg
Hons mav be commenced cn the
properties 01 me
Chemical Co. in
Pleasant Chronicle
or the money, though deligent in
quiries have been made.
Th Odd Fellows lodge of Mt. Pleas
ant, will act on fourteen applications
for membership next Monday nignt.
The lodge is in a very prosperous condition.
Kov Cecil returned Wednesday
from a trip to Atlanta.
.T n rt era IV. O. Gordon, who has been
dangerously ill of pneumonia at his
at (Inriwin. was reported con
siderable improved today.
Eli Perkins. the noted humorist,
rl olivor irt hm Wtnrfl on "The PhilOSO-
nhvof Wit and Humor" at Howard
Institute at Mt. Pleasant last night,
W. and I- La Grippe Tablets af
ford one of the quickest, j leaantiest
cures for colds known. Price 2o cents.
Only at Woldridge's.
Rev J. M.Jordan, Secretary of the
Tennessee Children's Home, while on
his recent trip to Maury county, took
three children from Spring Hill back
with him to Nashvillo, to place them in
the home. The children were those of
Mrs. MelLsa Ciark.
STRAYED : One black Berkshire
boar, weighing about 150 pounds.
T?rnrn to W. A. Haves. Mowd, or
telephone Bell No. 88-6 rings, for re
ward. Thn hanaunt to night to be
Virginia-Carolina Bive0 bv the Culleoka lodge, Knights of
the spring. Mt. Pythias, will bo an elaborate affair.
Hon. E. B. Wilson, former speaaer 01
On account of the bad
the roads the school at
hnnn forced to su, Den 1.
hlv he closed sevei wi weeks,
The Eureka Mfg. Co, of East Sr.
Louis, 111., want a man with rig to in
troduce poultry mixture in this county.
They offer a salary of $00 per month to a
good workpr. and they furnish bank ref
erence of their reliability. Send stan'p
tor full paiticulais t Emeka Mfg. Co.,
Rr-r 1"o, ti;a8t St. Louis, III.
Cecil Brownlow, of Mt. Pleasart,
broke a bone in his right ankle Sun
day bj jumping from the loft in his
barn. .
Miss Maud Cecil of Cross Bridges
left lust week with her sister, Mrs. liag
srard, for the lattei's home in Denver,
Col. Miss Maud will remain In tne
West several months.
Miss Lucy Webster, who has been
quite ill. is much improved.
Mr. Walter Dawson and bride and
Mr. Luther Dawson, of Cedar Hill,
Texas, are visiting Mr. run uawson,
at Cross Bridges.
Mr. M. E. Wheeler, of Rutland,
Va., who is one of the largest holders
in the phosphate field of Maury coun-
rv. has arrived ror a visit or several
- ..m l..l..
davs lor rne purpose oi iw.iuk
the conditions in the phosphate
Mrs. J. K. Johnson and children.
of Culleoka, are Tislting in-Nashville.
Mr. and Mrs. Hardin Thomas, who
have been visiting Mrs. Thomm' par
ents at Donelson, near Nashville, have
returned to their home at Glendale.
Mr. D. Fitzgerald, a promnient
farmer of the Santa Fe neighborhood,
lost his poeket-1 oolr a few days ago,
nhir.h contained something over NO,
besides other small papers. Nothing j
has been beard from either the purse
condition of House of Representatives of the lennes
Glendale has see Legislature, will deliver an address
It will proba- ron the principles of Pythianism.
Mrs. Will Edaall, of JNastr U is vis
iting hersistfr, Miss Allen, n he San
te Fe pike.
Itching U'les.
Any one who suffer from that terri
ble piagup, Itching Piles, or from Ecze
ma, will appreciate tne immediate relief
and permanent cure that comes through
the use of Doan's Ointment. It never
fails. Free samples at Adams t Mar
tin's C.vtt itoie, Tuesday January 20th.
Giles Countiaa Slay Inherit Fart
$159,000,000 Estate.
Lynnville, Tenn,, Jan. 15. M. L.
Tunnel, of Bivins, was here yesterday
taking out some power of attorney pa.
pers before Esj. J. W. McLaurine,
which he will send to two prominent at
torneys at Dabas, Texas, who have been
employed to investigate a fortune which
he has reasons to believe awaits him at
j Amsterdam, Ho.lnud. Mr. Tunnd's
grandfather emigrated from kyons,
France, with Lafayette during the Rev
ulotionary WHr, leaving behind him an
only brother living in Amsterdam,
where he died, without heirs, iu 1789,
leaving a fortune of $150,000,000, which,
of course, descends to his brother's chil
dren and grandchildren, Mr. Tunnel be
ing one of three descendants entitled to
the rich fortune now living.
Wheat Wanted.
We are in the market every day for
wheat in any quantity, and pay mar
ket price from same. Telephone ns.
OoluuiLi.a .vi ill & lllevator Co
wlt&dtf '
Curtain Talk.
"The practice of appearing before
the curtain and giving m talk in re
sponse to enrtain calls ia fast playing
out," said t. well-known theater goer
after the show last Tuesday night."
As Mr. Murphy said in hie curtain
speech tonigbt. many of the leading
at tors have abandoned the custom,
because tney assert that it spoils the
effect upon an audience for an actor
to step out of a character which he has
been portraying and assume another
one foreign to the cast during the
progress of a play. Many of our beat
actors have taaen this view. Among
them I may mention Mansfield, Otis
Skinner, Win. H. Crane. James
O'Neill and others. Stilt, there are
those who have not bowed to the idea,
chief among them being that grand old
comedian and patriarch of the stage,
Joseph Jefferson, who holds that the
chief purpose of an actor is to please
his audience, and if his audience pays
him the compliment to manifest a de
sire to hear him speak the actor should
nffinrln in trmir wishes I heard Jcifer-
nnn n Hhnrt time aeo deliver one of
those chinning curtain talks f or which
h is fauiuos, to a packed house, ana
h answored the new creed most com-
nlHtftlv. For rnv cart. I think if Joe
Jfifferson can still make curtain talks,
rh lPHSHr lichrs can well afford to
follow his example. Mr. Murphy lost
nothing bv his little tala before the
curtain tonight, for everyone thoroughly
enjoyed it.
He Swallowed It.
A wel'-known young man who clerks
in a leading Seventh street estaDiisn
ment, had occasion the other day to go
over to the Circuit Court Clerk a office
in the court house to transact some
business. When he entered the room
he found several young ladies from
various parts of the country, who were
taking a teacner s examinuiiou. .Do
ing an acquaintance of one of them,
he struck uo a conversation with her.
On entering the room, not expecting
to meet anv voung ladies, the young
clnrir had neglected to remove from
his mouth a piece of tobacco, which he
had hen industriouslv chewing. He
mesentlv found himself in a dilemma.
He had more "juice" on hand than he
could well take care of, and talking was
hficominar more difficult every second
He would not have had the young lady
to know he chewed tobacco for any
thing. But something had to be done ;
the, situstion was becoming really
critical " Finally in sheer desperation,
nd as a last resort, he nerved himself
to the act and swallowed tooacco, juice
and all. Half an hour later there was
"something doing" in a ve-y sick
room and the young clerk wore a
Cassius-like paleness nearly all the next
Tennessee and Heaven. ''
Tim Murphy, the comedian, in his
curtain tala at the Opera House Tues
day night told a capital story, exceed
ingly appropriate, which had for it
purpose a graceful tribute to the people
of his audience. Mr. Murphy said
that a man in another state died and
went to neaven. He was being shown
over the new Jerusalem by a guile
directly after his arrival and was im
pressed with the satisfaction of every
one there with their surroundings.
"Everyone seems to be perfectly hap
py and contented," said the new arri
val as he cast bis eye here and there
over the people. Finally they came
upon a man who was bound hard and
fast with immense iron chains
"What have yon got that man chained
for?" asked the new arrival. "Oh,
that fellow? Why, he's from Tennes
see, and he wants to go bacn, ' said
the guide. It was such a pleasing
story that the audience cheered Mr.
Murphy very enthusiastically.
Will Help Columbia.
"I believe tha building of the lnter-
urban Electric Railroad will greatly
enhance the value of residence prorer-
tv in Columbia, ' ' said a well-unown
citizen Wednesday. Many r I the w a -
thy men of Nashville will purcnase
homes here, in my opinion, ana come
down in the evenings and go up early
in the mornings on the electric rail
way. Columbia is an in deal place to
live, and I believe the population of
the city will be materially increased
bv the inter nrban road. I lock lor a
considerable boom in real estata values .
here when the road is completed. '
Phosphate Canoiition.
I noticed in an article in the Daily
Herald the other evening about the
DUosDhate outlook for the present yt r
that it is estimated tnst tnere is out..
as, 000 or 80, 000 tons of phosphate rock
above ground in the, Mt fleasant
field," said a ulnsfhate dealer jester.
rfay. "but I think this amoant is en
tirely too large In my judg'ne it there
is not now oer lO.Oiio tons on the
Held, and this will, melt away very
qu'ckly just as soon as cars can be
gotten to facilitate fclnpuieuts. Jt snare
in the general tenor of the article,
however, thc the nreseut vear is an
exceedingly promising Que iu
phosphate buines. I annotate
best year since lfcW, and I believe
Recommends That State Erect Won
ument on Shiloh Battlefield, Ap
propriate for St. Louis Exposi
tion, Take Steps to Regulate
Proposed Kailroad Combines and
to Giye Consumers Better Oil.
The Legislature Gets Down to
Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 12. -The leg
islature got down to regular work this
mnrninir. ina DlinclDie leaiuro ui
the morning session in both houses wa
th- rpudinu of the governor's message,
hr nf hills were introduced, ir
the senate, one by Mr. Adams to amend
the four mile law to extend the opera
tinn nf the law to towns of not more
than 5,000 inhabitants hereafter incor
rnratml. The Dill Dassed first read
ing. In the senate this morning Sena
tor Cox, a staunch admirer and sup
porter of Mr. Theo Ki-g. comptroller,
inrrnrinced a resolution vailing for an
Snvflstitration of tne charges made
public by Senator Peake in the joint
Tnnnnn Fridav.
Gov. McMillin's message is lengthy
nri a eoumlete review of the chief
events of his administration. He
rWntaa nnnaiderable enace to educa
tional matters and strongly recommends
the enlargements of the country
districts. Steps are recommended to
insure better coal oil to consumers.
The erection of a mouument on the
battleliela of Shfloh, an appropriation
for a state fair and one for a suitable
exhibit of Tennessee's resources at
the Louisiana purchase exhibition in
St. Louis. are recommended.
It is shown that the Caaacial
affairs of the state have been econom
ically administered and that the ' op
eration of the sinking fund has been
satisfactory. Attention is called to
real and rumored railroad conoolidations
that might destroy legitimate competi
tion, and such action is recommended as
will best subserve the interest of the
State. ' .
The importance of good roads is em
pbasised and legislation looking to the
permanent improvement of the public
highways is recommended.
Special to the Herald.
Nashville, Tenn., Dec. 14. The
senate held a morning session and ad
journed at nton until tomorrow.
Among the bills introduced was one
providing for a state fair, one to prevent
stock running ,at large, and one to
require separate street cars for ne
The nrst bill to pass uie senate was
one extending the law for employment
of convicts.
In the house the fallowing were
amonff the bills introduced:
tiy Mr. U)CKril lo authorize me
bureau of asri ieuiture to hold a state
fair. $20,000 per annum being appro-
printed; to create a state board of ag
riculture, the governor to nam seven
farmers, two from each grand division,
and one from the state at large, the
secretary to be the executive officer.
The standing committees were an
nounced and the house adjourned until
Mr. John C. Nelson, representative
from Maury county, is on the following
committees: penitentiary, internal im"
provements, new counties and county
lines, enrolled bills and agriculture.
Capt A A. Lipscomb has a place on
the following committees: claims, banks,
public buddings, agnculture, sanitation
and labor,
Special to the Herald.
Nashville. Tenn., Jan.
houses of the legislature
this morning. The house
until two o cIock and will
ternoon session.
The senate adjourned until
Sinator Joaei intniensd a join
resolution providing for the investiga
tion by a committee concerning the
expediency of purchasing a governor s
A joint resolution by Senator Mc-
Farland inviting Gen. Fitzhugh Lee to
address the legislature in the house at
2 o'clock Fridi.y afternoon was adopted
under a suspension of the rules. The
resolution was also adopted by the
Cold weather necoeeitiee at Bottom
Plush Lap Robes 31.23.
Plush Lap Robea Double $2.00.
Ladies Wool Mittens from 10c and up.
Infanta and Children fancy Mittens
10c and Op.
Ladies Golf Gloves all Colors 25c and
Ladies Heavy Fibbed Vesta 13 and 25c
each. '
Ladies Heavy Ribbed Union Suits 25c
Childcens Heavy Ribbed Union Suits
25c each.
Boys Heavy Ribbed Union Suits 25c
Boys Hevy Fleeced Lined Shirts and
Draws z x: each.
Mens Jersy Ribbed Flee ced Lined Un
ion Suits 95c.
Mens Black Heavy Fleeced Lined Un
dershirts 30c.
Mens Fancy Stripe U. Shirts and
Drawers reduced to 75o Suit.
Mens Heavy Fleeced Lined Shirts and
Drawers 70c Suit.
Mens Golf Gloves assorted Colors 25
and 493 Pr.
Mens Jersey Fleeced Gloves 15 and 25c
Mens Scotch Gloves 24 to 40c Pr.
Boys Gloves all kinds 20 25 to 50c Pr.
Mens Leather Gloves 25c aud up.
Mens Woolen Socks 15 to 23c Pr.
Boys Heavy Lace Leggins 45o Pr.
Mens Heavy Lace Leggins 50c and up.
Mens Spring Leggins reduced to 35c
Ladies Rubbers 30-35 and 45c Pair.
Mens Rubbers 50 to G5o Pair.
Mens ana Ladies Arctics from Cheap
est to Best
Mens Rubber Boots 82.75.
Mens Over Gaiters 19 to 24c Pr.
B. & B. Oil Heaters are the best only
Curry Combs 5 and 10c each.
Horse Brushes 10c and up.
Ideal Food Choppers only $1.00.
Axle Washers 4o coil.
Hearth Brooms 10c each.
Grate Varnish 10 and 15c.
, Black Jack Siove Paste 8u box.
Corn Poppers 7 and 15c each.
Feather Dusters 15 to 50c each,
Wool Dusters 10-15 and 253 each.
Lanterns the best makes 45 to 75c.
Glass Milk Strainers 10c each.
Small Curtain Poles 10c complete.
Shoe S Ips 10c and up.
Shoe Nails 3o paper. ,
Shoe Hammers 8c each.
Rabbet Planes 25o each.
Distons 2G inch Saws $1.50.
Coal Hods 20c find up.
Shovels, Tongs and Pokers.
New Line of Bme and White Motteled
Earthenware Cheap.
See ub for wall paper.
15. Both
were busy
hold an af
ten to
Stravei fnui
for Lost Cows.
the Runny place.
near MoCaia's. one light red cow, tip
of one born off, and one red heifer,
dehorned weight' about eight and
seven nnnarea pounas. uougnt at
Hampshire. Address J. Lem Thomas,
McCain's, Tenn. It
The session of the Lynn villa Presby
terian Churcli has refused to grant
Rev. R. S. Brown leave of absence to
accept the position of evangelist, re
cently extended him from the Home
Missionary uommirtee or voiamoia
Presbytery. The place has been offer
ed him three times dnring his pastorate
of eight years at Lynuville. He is
very popular with the people of Lynu
ville, and they are gratified that he
will continue hia work at that place.
According to the honorable Peny
Hflith, the Mormons control the Ut- h
legislatnre and will inevitably o-nd
a "saint to tue ounaie. ue wi.i Da
a rara avis In that body.
Bean the m m lwal,s BoUfrht
The Kind You Have Always
'S0.VE THc C34U PI)).-A
Congressman Gibson, of .Tennessee,
Introducea Bill In Congress.
Washington, Jan. 14. Rupresentative
GiHpon of Tennessee, has introduced a
oi 1 iu C ngeess whiuh , he belieyes will
"solve Um coal problem." It provides
that iu the evnt of a combination be
tween mine owners, operators of coal
mines or employers of miners which re
-itruins interstate coininerco on coal, or
f a combination of minors which has
rhf siktne effect it shall become the dut
of the Attorney-Genpral to file a bill in
any United States Circuit Court having
local jurisdiction, alleging the facts, and
it authorizes he court to appoint a re
ceiver, who shall operate the mines,
riiilroads or canals aud put the coat into
'he channels of interstate trade. , The
bill also provides that if the Attorney
General fails for til teen days after the
request of bny Mayor, Governor or mem
:er of the (louse or Senate has been
made to him to take action, any citizen
engaged in Interstate commerce may
file the bill. Mr. Gibson's bill also pro
vides that if the defendants give a suita
ble bond covering the probable amount
of hie profits the receivership shall be
In another part of this paper appears
an advertisement worthy the reading,
as it's for the public good. It tells of a
free distribution of Doan's Kidney Pills,
a remedy for Kidney I.'K Read it, and
call at Adam's & Martin's drug store,
Tuesday January 20th,
Gen. Bjtha reports tilt $123,000
has been collected in America and
Europe for the relief of aestitute Boers.
Mrs. Carrie Nation has bought for
$750 a big house in Kansas City,
Kan., -to be used as a Home for
drunKard's wives.
The bubonic plagu still rages in
Mazaltan, Mexico, and people are
fleeing trom the city by the hundreds.
Because the girl he loved refused to
marry him, Ray Houn, a prominent
young Kentucky planter, shot himself
and will die.
Gov. Taft, ot the Philippines, hav
ing decided not to accept the tender
of the place, on the United States
Supreme Bench, which will be made
vacant by the retirement of Justice
Shiras.it is said that Judge Day, of
Ohio, will be offered the position.
Senator Wm. E. Mason, who has
been a caudidate for re-election to the
Senate by the Illinois Legislature,
Tuesday night quit the race. The
Senator's withdrawal came after a
hnra day's worn on his part and
that of his friends who went to Spring
field to assist him. It finally became
apparent that Congressman Hopkins
bad the raoe won and will be the next
Senator from Illinois.
The figures submitted showing the
income account of the Louisville &
Nashville Railroad Company for the
six months ending Deo. 81, 1902, show
the increasing profit-making capacity
of the property. The net income, as
shown, is at the rate of 10.7 per cent,
per annum on the present outstanding
canital stock. For the fiscal year end
ing June 80, 1903, the actual product
earned amounted to about $7,000,000.
Expenditures .for railroad better
ments aud extensions during 1908
promise to exceed in magnitude those
of any other year in the history of
railroads Estimates nave oeen maae
that tha total will exceed $300,000,000.
The Democrats of the Missouri dele
gation in Congress have determined to
ptaoeHn Champ Clark in tha field
as a candidate for the minority leader
ship iu the next House. Larlv in ue-
oembar J adore u Amona aanounceu
that he would not be a candidate, but
would sa;port Mr. Clam.
A letter received at Louisville from
Mrs. Jos. Armstong, who is at present
in Vevav, Switzerland, says tne en
gagement is reported there or Mrs.
Alice Carr unaunoey, iormenv
Louisville, but now residing in pannes,
FmncH. und Lord Kosebery, the ror-
mer Prime Minister of England.
Four rural free delivery routes will
be established Feb. 2, at Clifton,
Wayne Cjuuty, Tenn., with four car
riers. The routes aro 02 miles long,
containing a population of 2401. The
DostofHces at liienkirk. wayneuouurj,
and Bob, Decatur County, are to he
discontinued and the postoffice at
Moonev supplied by rural carrier from
Clifton. .
According to the most reliable infor
mation obtainable a compromise agree
ment has been practically effected
between the management of tbeLouis-
yllle & Nashville Railroad and Low'
motive Engineers employed by the
system, by which the men will receive
half of the increase in wages which
was asked for Monday. The meu.
it U understood. ' demanded an
crease of 20 per cei t . and the coin
paay agreed to giye 10 per cent.

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