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tot V im [ tha M bill ru I oa Mia uty ens kfca Pal- lied , oils ph- oda COl'i I1UCS ublU can 1 irty. en- ml or torn- most nitcd 1 cn- li verse pen 3T T\ . tro.ooj 00.000 t Intel icut lee o COl' i LHDIES' ' MERINO VESTS , 25c , Children's Cloaks $3. Standard Indigo Blue Prints 80 CO dozen , long sleeves , exceptional vnlue , reduced price , 2Oc. , . , , ' t 2 cases Best Standard quality , Monday only Oo. LHDIES' SGflRLET VESTS , $1.00 Children's 8 and 10 years Grctchcn Cloaks , just the thing for school wear , regular 32 dozen , all , price $5.00 $ ; sale , price $2.50. HEflW OUTING PLRNNEU lOo , sizes strictly all wool , last season's $1.BO quality ; price to close $1.0O. ' Specially adapted for housowonr , stylish patterns and mnrlced ' LADIES' down from IBc to lOc. Children's Cotton Hose 25s. SUITS. , . . COMFORT GflLIGOS B1/ 20 dozen , brown , scarlet , and navy blue , reduced from 73c to 20c a \Ve \ have but a few left of each and will make price to close the lot , , . pair. Ladies'$8.0O Cambric Suits For $1.0O 2OOO yards , desirable patterns , our . 8c } quality reduced to O l-4c a Ladies' ' Black Cotton Ladies' $1O.OO Cambric Suits For $2.0O yard. HQSB , 25c , Ladies'$12.0O Gingham and Sateen Suits For $ B.OO Honest Pound Cotton Batting , 17o- These ape guaranteed fast black , and wore sold early in the season Ladies' $1O.OO Dark Wool Suits For $8.78 ot 3Dc n pair. Ladies' $2OOO , Wool Suits To-morro\v and Tuesday. 1O bales or PURE WHITE Cotton Bat For $1O.OO ting , full 10 ounces to each roll , reduced from 2Bc to 17c. \ LACE CURTAINS , $4. Ladies' ' Stockinet BOYS' ' WOOL SHIRT Jackets , $450. WAISTS , 95c. COO pairs Imitation Brussels Lace , 64 Inches wide , 3 } yards long , These come In both Twilled Flannel and French Tricot , closing rcgulurB quality. Removal price $4 per pair. Ladies' Black Stockinet Jackets for fall wear , size 32 to 42 bust. Price previous price 05c. Imitation Irish Point Curtains , $3.25. to moving will be $4.50 each. Men's Black Sox , 19c. SBO pairs Imitation Irish Point Lace Curtains , Btl inches wide , aj ' These nro made of an extra heavy cotton thread , yards long ; regular prjce $3.75. Removal price $3.28 per pair. Ladies' Cloth Jackets , $8,00. fast black. and guaranteed Holland Shades , 40c Each. Ladies' ' Fine Wide Wale Black Jacket , with embroidered reveres , collar and Men's All Wool Undershirts , $1.25. 10OO Holland Shades , with border , mounted onsprlng rollers ready cuffs , moving price $8.00. to hang , will be sold before removal at4Oc each. Have sold from ? 2 to $3 , and come in colors , gray , brown , white and scarlet , in shirts only. Down Pillows , 18xl8/illediuith Eide'doivu and Ladies' ' Stockinet Jackets , $6,00. MEN'S MERINO SHIRTS , 39c. perfumed , at $1.50 each. ' Ladies' Black Fall Weight Stockinet Jackets , with reveres , tailor made , price $6 In white and gray , extra heavy , for . winter wear. We have shirts only. Black Gros Grain Silks. SPECIAL BARGAINS IN LINENS. WHITE FLANNELS. 3. SPKGIAL VALUES. . Monday morning we place on sale 1BO pieces of White Flannels , LOT 1--1O pieces , 2O inches wide , ntTScn yard. In four lots , at justSO 1-3 per cent less than last settson's prices. Cold L.OT 2 10 pieces , 21 inches wide , at89ca yard. 72-inch Bleached Damask , $ i ; reduced from $1.35 yard. weather is hero , you will need them , buy them while you can get LOT 3 10 pieces. 22 inches wide , at 98c a yard. 64-inch Bleached Damask , 750 ; reduced from Si.oo yard. them at this reduced price : BLACK ROYAL ARMURE. 5-8 Bleached Damask Napkins , $2.50 ; reduced from $4. 50 dozen. Lot 1 3-4 wide , reduced price Lot 2 3-4 wide , reduced price A Bargain 10 pieces , 22 Inches wide , at $1.17 a yard. GIANT HUCK TOWELS. Lot 3 7-8 wide , reduced price 27e. < Lot 4 3-4 wide , reduced price 30c. COLORED VELVETS. at 6 We for have $1.OO. only a few more of the Giant Muck Towels , and will sell them Monday Our regular bilk-faced $1.2D quality a yard. , before removal , we offer at 8Bc DUCED asks During , etc. PRICES. Monday our recent and special until sales our we removal have accumulated we shall sell a lot them of Remnants at GREATLY of Dam RE SCARLET FLANNEL. Our regular 3Sc quality reduced to 25c. Morse Dry Goods Oo. The Morse Goods Oo Morse Dry Goods Oo. DECAY OF THE WAYSIDE INN. A Relic of the "Good Old Times" Going the Way of all Flesh. INK AND ITS PLACE IN HISTORY. Old Krd HOI-BO Tavern at South Slid- bury ami tlio Immortals it Shel tered Where tlio Talcs of a " \Vuysldo Inn were Written. The day of iho stage coach had ended , says Albert Ellis Hoyt in the Boston Globe. The steam car , with its mar vellous accession of speed und poworhnt told its story to Now England , nnd the old favorite was doomed. It foil , never to rise , and with its fall came a changeover ever Noiv England so gnnt that it is almost impossible for us of a later generation oration even to Imagine what the old Now England was. It has irene BO utterly that It Is onlj now and then , vrhou eoino unexpected reminder of its dead form suddenly Hushes up in the mind , a partial portrait x > f the New England of the not very ro- rnoto pa t , that \vo can get any concop tlon of the completeness of the change. Such a reminder I have lately visited. In melancholy grandeur , upon a little omlnoncu bcsido the once busy thoroughfare - faro whence the wave of advancing civi lization has swept the travel of n worn- out age , stands the old Rod Horse tavern at South Sudbury , ono of tlio TEoBt romantic of the old hostolrles that BO eloquently toll the tnlo of a day that is dono. Built over two centuries ago , it was the center of anoro than ono Indian raid , and up in its * onorablo utlio the first settlers hid their corn from the watchful eyes of tlio redskin plunderers during their early hardships ; it know Massachusetts when she was u slave state , for hero is the odd little bin swung from the garrett wall , the bunk \vhoro old 'SquiroAdnm Howe's dwarf slivvo used to sleep ; it was old and hoary when Ocorjjo III. losthis colonies , and the Dutch brick in Us chimneys hud lilockcncd with tlio sruoko of moro than n century when Washington dined and wined , no doubt , beneath Its ancient roof. la its guest chamber , hardly as good as most modern fnrnihouso nttli-s , slept Lnfayotto , and ono wonders how ho over got a" wink of sloop on the old-fnsh- ioncd rope bedstead that was considered BO stately tmd grand in that quaint old Urao. It was well on in the last quarter Ktrotch toward Us two-century birthday vhon Longfellow and his little coterie told in its front room the lcgondt < that liave been woven Into the ' 'Talcs of a "Wnystdo Inn , " and forever idealized and given n tlngo of pee try and romance to the picturesque old iiin. It bora a part in the stirring scones of the revolu tion , lodging allko the continental and the Hessian willingly the ono , by cora- --pulsion the other for even hotels have opinions in time ol war. So soon forgotten nro all things tempo- rail The \vaysldoinn silently yetlmpross- ivcly points the obvious moral , There is no room for the indlvldval , no matter how great WB worth , no matter how ex ulted his rank. All. even the old roof that sheltered "Washington and Lafay ette and Longfellow , must clop out of the way for the incessant march of civili zation , or remain in their picturesque localism.and provincial lonlinesa only , Jlke the old Ian , u a curious relio of u brgotten past. Individuality must bow > efore corporation , mass and class , syndicate - dicato and trubt ; the central and the jenerul must absorb the local and the remote , as the shark devours the min now. now.Not Not alone the country tavern , but the country itself , must decrease , has de creased , that the city might Increase. The centralizing force "grows ever stronger , ever more unmerciful to the wnysido inn and the wayside civiliza tion. tion.Tho The old Red House no longer hangs out its signal to the guest to enter , for the inn is an inn no longer. It stands today only as a picturesque i-olic of a bygone era the era of the country store , the btago coach , the tallow dip. Honored beyond its fellows by reason of the associations clustering about its his toric name , it can nevertheless claimno moro than they , any practical place in the hurry and worry , the incessant hur- Iv burly ot todav. it has dropped from the race ; the railroad , the electric light , the telegraph have set a pace that its ancient prowess cannot hope to rival. It stands , by the commendable decision of its owners , almost identically as it stood when it was finally abandoned as a hos telry thirty years ngo ; but were its bill of faro today equal to the finest in the world , no one except the historian , the poet , or the pleasure-seeker would bo tempted by its beautiful surroundings to stop beneath the roof that has sheltered homo of New England's greatest mon , to rogi&tcr at the hotel that in its day was. so prosperous and pretentious. The R-eptro lias departed from Judah. It is distanced in the commercial race , It looms up in the commercial pravoyu-d ; as an imposing monument. "Do mortuis nil nisi bonutn. " All ever the Now England and middle states stand wayside inns that wore in their day full of the busy hum of the com ing and going travel of the stage-coach and the post road ; now they stand idle and untenanted , save for the gloomy and growsomo tenantago of bat and beetle , ghostnnd ghoul-forsakon nnd forgotten 1 Xovor again shall their deaolato halls ring with the laughter of the country Hwain and country lass. Gene forever nro bar muicl and tapster gone with the good old country squire and the slim but upright Now England deacon. ( Jone with the old-tirao country merchant , ut whoso stores our grandfathers could and did buy anything from a needle to a mowing machine vanished and gone before an iconoclastic generation whoso \MJUUII1UII } Jl > IU J3USIUI1V11U3O XJUSIOII- ians go to New York , and whoso Now Yorkers go to Paris for their hairpins , sleeping the last sleep of a past that is moro absolutely dead und forgotten than Babylon , that could never bo repro duced unless every mile of railroad , every strand of telegraph wire , every spark of inventive ijouitis wore utterly blotted out forever , nnd a lethargy like Rip Van Winkle's sleep benumbed the intellect of all mankind. It was a good civilization in its way , but wo would not cull it back. It is more than childish , it is idiotic , to sigh for the quasi good old days , with their limita tions , their narrowness , their provincial ism. But perhaps wo have moved , and nro moving too rapidly in another direc tion. Wo are wearing1 away the tire as wo iwrfoct the power of the hub , Farms are deserted , villages are growing poor er and smaller , local enterprise falling out of an unequal contest with trust and syndicate , with enormous aggregations of capital and skill. Might IB right : the fittest must survive. The weak and little tlo must not stand In the way of the strong and mighty. Tlio old wurgide. Inn , antedating by a century the repub lic itself , tells the story the decay of the Individual and local before the in cessant massing and classing. "Centralized to death" la tha burden of the trut tal of the Wayside Inn. ANOTHER DEBATE. fho Liquor Question' to be Discussed Tor Nebraska Voters. Arrangements have finally been perfected jy which a debate will take place at the sugar place in Grand Island , Neb. , on next Thursday afternoon and evening nnd "Friday afternoon and evening , on the prohibition question. The prohtoitlon side of the issue will bo presented on Thursday by Attorney General Bradford of Kansas and Chancellor reighton of th o Weslcynn univcisity of Lin coln , and on Friday afternoon by ex-Gov ernor Larrabee of Iowa and Mr. Bradford. Tlio anti-prohibition side will bo presented on Doth days by Hoii. J , L. Webster and E. itosewatcr of this city. The Omalia real es tate exchange will send out a special train containing a tunclred visitors during the debate , and a largo attendance Is expected from over the state. Tno debate takes place under the auspices of the managers of the sugar palaco. A.31VSKSIEXTS. "Saints and Sinners" was the attraction at tbo Boyd last evening , the Talmer com- ? any rounding out their cnBagcmcnt to the arrest house of the season. It was a repre sentative house , tlio life and fasuion of Omaha being represented , though it. was Sat urday night. AVhcn Burns wrote his "Address to the LJiico" Guld , " ho sounded the keynote of "Saints and Sinners" : "Then gently scan your brother man Still pentlcr , sister woman , Tho' they may pang a "kennin wranf To step aside is human. " No play of the modern stage appeals so strongly to the hearts of tbeutcr-golnp people as It. Emotional to a dcpee , it comes as near bcinK possible as anything now pictured for the entertainment of devotees oJ tuo stage , And the company that produced it last night deservedly may ha called the rcprcsentativo dramatic organization of America. If only Mr. Stoddard would remain s ho noxv is. Hut ace is coniing on , anrt before long his place on the stage will bo but a reminiscence. Yet 'it must bo satisfaction for this representative nctor to know that what ho has done in the last quarter of a cen tury will sufflooupon Ahich to vcsi his repu tation for all timo. Miss Harrison was sweetly pretty as Letty Fletcher , while Mau rice Barrymoro was as calculating a villain as the contemporary stat'O has seen. The cast was excellent , better th an over before. Dr. Birnov cures catarrh , 33eo bldjj. NEW POLIjlNO DISTIUCTS. The Ordinance Creating TIiciu Passed by iho Council. Messrs. ncchcl , Cooper , Lowry , Ford , Morearty , Blumer , McLcarie , Sander , Ost- hofl , Wheeler and Shriver were present at a special meeting of the council held last night. In the absence of President ChafCeo Mr. \Vhoelerwas chosen temporary chairman of the meeting. A resolution , Introduced by Mr. Bechol , was adopted , requiring the president of the council anil tbo city clerk to sign documents requiring their signatures on the date of the passage of the saino by tbo council In tlio presence st the council. The city on Rinecr was instructed to mafce plans for a sewerage system between Blonde nnd Lake streets west of Twentj'-fourth street. The petition fora change of grade on Twen ty-ninth street , from Hickory to Martha , wn rejected , the proper Dumber of property own ers not having slgntHl the petition , The petition of C. S. Montgomery nnd others for the repaviug of Park avenue , south of Lcavenworth , was rejected , the council deciding that it had no jurisdiction la the case. case.The council accepted an Invitation to at tend in a body the laying of the corncr-stono of the Klsteis' orphanage lu Ilcnson this afternoon. I j Tbo ordinance was passed chancing tlio names of the streets In the outlying additions to conform with the streets in the original plats. -Tho ordinance creating new polling pre cincts in the various words was passed. The boundaries of these precincts wore de fined In the ordinance as published exclu sively in TUB BEE of Wednesday last. JT WAS A. L.AXDSLTDE. Wyoming Republicans Jubilate Over Their Victory. CflETEXJTB , AVyo. , Sept. 13. ( Special Tel egram to TUB BEE. ] The republicans had a public demonstration this evening to cele brate their victory , the Union Pacific band and uniformed flambeau club mainly com prising It. In ono portion of the Unvii the club was stoned by a lot of hoodlums and ono of the members quite seriously hurt. The republicans now think Warren elected by about 2,000 majority , but It may fall short of thai. The republicans have carried every county from which returns have beoa re ceived. In this countj- there was a genuine landslide. There is a slight possibility that the democratic candidate for sheriff may pull in by a few votes , but the possibil ity is so very slight that oven the democrats do not hang much hope on it. The rest of the democratic county ticket was annihilated by majorities running as high as TOO. Tlio Swiss Rebels. BEUXE , Sopt. is. The latest advices from Ticlno are that the federal oWccrs who wore arrested have boon released and tlie provi sional government will bo dissolved to morrow. The authorities of the canton of Schwitz deny that they hftve ordered the William Tell episode to bo expunged from the -school books. The bundcsrath has sent a dispatch to Colonel Kcimzll. commander in the ran ton of TJcino , Instructing him to immediately dis solve the provincial government set upby the revolutionists and ascertain wl&n the overthrown government will bo ready to ra- Weather Crop Bulletin. WASHINGTON' , Sept. 13. The weather crop bulletin for the week ending September 18 says : Frosts occurred in the extreme north west and in Nebraska , Iowa , Kansas , Colorado rado and northern Illinois , with the tem perature from 8 toO degrees lower than has heretofore been observed during the Jlrst ten days in September. The frost in South Dakota was dtvitructivo to imma ture corn and the .rqoLprops. But slight damage occurred in Nenrasko , Iowa and Kansas. Seeding Is progressing under fu- vorablo condldions in Illinois. Potatoes nro reported as rottinp extensively in New Eng land. JVorla Bicycle Tournament Entlrd. PEOKU. Ill , Sept. 13.-Tho bicycle tourna ment ended this evening. ; The attendance today was very largeuu / jgreat interest was imnlfested hi the events. . . New York and other eastern competitor * carried off a ma jority of the prizes. Id'the ' ton mlle open race for the championship of America , A. Zimmerman won , W. Wlnulo second , A. E. L.umsdcnol Chicago , thud. Time 2.-01-3-5. Poisoned by Itnstr Tea Urnn. LONDONSept. . 13. M | $ t\Vhito , a benevo lent lady residing at Tulham , Wednesday evening gave a meat supper to 100 laborers out of work. Hardly was the meal finished when the entire company was taken ill , man v suffering extreme pain. Doctors were called and found that the whole party had bcon poisoned. Antidotes were administered , but three persons have died aud others nro still in a desperate condition. The poison was traced to a corrosive deposit ou the interior of the tea urns , which had not been properly cleaned by the servants. Floods In the Mohawk Valley. AMSTEKDXM , X. Y. , Sept. 13. For five con secutive days It bus beoa raining In the Mohawlc valley. Both Schoharie creek and the Mohawk river have overilovvuU their hanks nnd the water Is still rising. Early fruit is rottlnif on the trees , the f jriners being unable to plclt It ia consequence of the rain. The weather U very bad for the bop harvest. JIASEflALL. National Ijenguo. AT H03TON. Boston 0 5 Philadelphia. . . . ! 00) ) 10 43 0 * 8 Ilits Boston 6 , Philadelphia 12. Errors- Boston 12 , Philadelphia 3. Batteries Nich ols nnd Hardlo ; Esper and Clements. Um pire Powers. AT CISCIXXATf. Cincinnati 0 0030 13 00 6 Pittsburg. 0 8 Hits Cincinnati 0 , Pittsburg 10. Errors- CincinuatiS , Pittsburg5. Batteries Duryea and Kociian ; Anderson and Decker. Uuipiro -Striof. AT NEW TOllK. New York 1 03 00 01 4 Brooklyn 6 00 10 1 * 8 Called ut the end of the seventh inning oa account of rain. Hits Now York 3 , Brooklyn 8. Errors- New York 1. Brooklyn 3. Batteries Rusie , Buckley and Clarks ; Terry and Daly. Um pire Lynch. AT CHICAGO. First game Chicago 3 0 11 Cleveland 0 0 Hits Chicago 0 , Cleveland 11. Errors- Chicago 5 , Cleveland R. Batteries Stein and Nagle ; Viau and Sonimcrs. Umpire McQuaid. Second game Chicago 3 4 Cleveland 1 * 8 Hits Chicago 11. Cleveland P. Errors- Chicago 4 , Cleveland U. Batteries HutchInson - Inson and Naglc ; Beatln and Scanners. Um pire McQuaid. Players' IjOHguo. AT rlllLADIiLrlllA. Philadelphia..0 23 00 00 30 7 NoxvYork 1 00 10 03 00 5 Hits Philadelphia 13 , New York 0. Er rors Philadelphia 4 , Ivew York 4. Batteries ICnell aud Gross ; Ewing aud Hiving. Um pires Knight and Jones. Second game postponed on account of rain. AT UIIOOKt.TS' . The Boston game was postponed on account of rain. AT UlTFALO , First game Buffalo 0 0-3 Pittsburg 1 01 - Hits Buffalo 13 , Pittsburg 8. Errors- BulTnlo2 , Pittsburg ! i. Batteries Cunningham - ham nnd Clark. Staley and Quinn. Umpires Helbert and Ferguson. Second game Pittsburg . 0 * -5 Game called on account of darkness. Hits Buffalo 1 , Plttsuurg 0. Krrors Buffalo 5. Pittsburg 1. Butteries Twitch- oil and Clark. Maul aud Quinu , Umpires Holbert and Ferguson , AT C1.EVKLAXU. First game- Cleveland . 1 00 00 00 00 1 Chicago . 0 11 00 04 2 8 Hits Cleveland r , Chicago 13. Errors- Cleveland 0. Chicago 1. Hattcrics McGill and Sutcllrf , King ana Iloylo. Umpires Uaffnoy anJ Sheridan. Second game- Cleveland . 0 0-5 Chicago . 1 0-1 Hits Cleveland 9 , Chicago S. Krrors Cleveland 8 , Chicago 3. Hattcrles ( Jruber and Hrcnnan , Barston and Uoylo , Umpires Gaffncy and Bheridan. American i iTICOCIICSTCIt. Rochester . 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 * B Syracuse . 0 00000000-0 Hits Hochester 7 , Syracuse 5. Errors 0T Rochester 2 , Svracuso 0 , Batteries Barr hnd.McUulre ; Keofe ana Brlgg. Umpire- Taylor. IT 1UI.T1MUIIE. First game Baltimore . 1 3 Athletic . 0 * 4 lilts Baltimore 10 , Athletic B , Krrois Baltimore 1 , Athletic 3. Batteries -O'Uourko : and Townsend ; McMalion and Rcddlcr. Um pire Doesclier. Second game Baltimore 1 * 7 IS Athletic 4 200000 0 lUts-Baltimoro 11 , Athletic 5. Errors- Baltimore 3 , Athletic 0. Batteries-Mor risen anil Townscnd ; Green and liiddlo , Umpire Docschcr. AT coi.uMnus. Columbus 1 4 Louisville 0 1 Hits Columbus 8. Louisville 8. Errors- Columbus 1 , Louisville 2. Batteries Knauss nnd Doyle ; Stratum and Hj-an. Umplro- Emsllo. AT TOLI5UO. Toledo 0 0 St. Louis 0 10000000 1 Hits Toledo 5 , St. Louis 5. Errors To ledo a , St. Louis 1. Batteries-Smith and Sage , Stivetts and Munyou. Umpire kcVins. Heavy Damage in Gcncscc Valley. MOUNT MOKIIH , N.Y.Sept. 13. Theheavy rains which began September 9 and lasted three days Imvo had the effect of raising tlio Gencseo river nnd its tributaries to the height of last spring. Thousands of acres of potatoes , beans and corn ground will bo ruined. Many sucks of hay on the Genesee flats will be partially ruinod. Tue weather is still threatening and should more ruin fall the damage , which is already estimated by some ut * 1OO,000 , to crops alone , will bo greater yet. Cheyenne County Itc-publlcans. SIIINGT , Nob. , Sept la. [ Special Tele- grain to Tue BEE. ] The Choycnne county republican convention held here today nomi nated General \V. P. lilies for county attor ney and Jolm Vnndcrhof for coininissiouer. Tlie delegates chosen to the congressional convention are headed by Julius Newbaucr , aud arc solid for Porsev. Fatal CiiVi'-In at Kl. .Jot-op ! ] . ST. Josr.rir , Mo. , Sept. 13. While a gang of laborers was engaged in excavating fora sewer in this city today one of the banks caved in , burying five of the men. Two men wore taken out dead Lewis ISrlckson from .lowett county , Iowa , and William Fnuicr. Tlie other three were seriously injured. A Ilcsldeiico Destroyed. At 10 o'clock last night n small house belonging - longing to Jolm Dennis , on Iznrd street , be tween Tweftli nnd ThirtccntU , caught lire and was almost entirely destroyed. The fur niture in the house was also badly damaged before it was rescued. The lo.ss will amount to about $ tiOO , with no insurance. Sule or Unco Horse ? . NEW Yuitic , Sept. 18. The racing stables of Labold Brothers and W. O. Scully wore sold at Shcopshead today. Among others Isaac Lewis , a chestnut colt by Prince Hur tle , sold for fTr ! W , The otbcr horses all brought Kooa prices. Not Very I'ollte. Losnox , Sept , 13. French Avar ships hnvo bombarded several villages In the Society Islands. The marines landed and laid was to the country , keeping up the work of devasta tion until the natives submitted. St. 1'aiil'n Population. ST. PAUJ , Minn. , Sept. 13. Special Super visor Wunllo of the census department to night gave out the figures of the recount In St. T'aul as l ) ,30l. St. Paul's increase shico J8&0 Is 01,473 , or 1JJ3.83 per cent. Engineer ami Fireman Blown to Plccon ST. Lotus , Sept. 13. The boiler of a switch engine exploded In East St. Louis this nftci- noon , blowing Engineer Barrett ami Fireman Dougheny lute fragments. The train was wrccknl. Very M lit Frost nt Hldiiey. Siuver , Neb. , Sept. 13. [ Special Telo- pram to Tun DEB. ] The very Unlit frost here lust night was not suftlclcnl to injure crops. CM VCVS Itcpiibllcaii ItcprcsoiitntlvcH Dl-joitss Tnrl fl'lli II I riicrdurr. WASIIIXOTOX , Sept. 1't. Republican repro- scntatlves beld n caucus tonicht to dlscusj the procedure to bo adopted respecting- tin disposition of the senate amend incuts to the tariff ! bill. The main proposition was ouo coming from the republican members of tbo ways and mentis connnltt.ee , nnd embodied in n resolution Introduced today in the house by McICinlcy looking to consideration of the amendments In tbo house instead of in com mittee of the whole and vote ii | > oii non-con- currcnco in them in cross lifter reasoiiublo debate. McICinley explained that ho hnd communicated with the minority members of the ways und moans onmmittco nnd they hnd promised to consult their party colleagues and inform the majority Jdonday what amount of time they desired for debate. There was considerable discussion in tlio caucus of the proposed programme , nndwhllo most ! of the speakers favored it , others were not ! wanting who contended that the amend ment 1 should bo considered inconiiiiltteeoftlio wuolo or souio way that \vould afford an op portunity 1c 1 for ano xpressiou of opinion upon certain senate amendments. Puysoii insisted that no general motion to lion-concur should be adopted , and guvo notice that ho would oppose It. Ho was for free binding twine , for the house siiKar schedule against " 'art on the free list , " und should , stand out for these Uiiiius , denying tlio ri ht of the conference committee to act us his agent in the lirst instance. Scaker | ) Heed pointed 1 nut the necessity for the course pi-o- 1n posed 1 in the interest of an early ndjourumunt and harmony. Finally , upon 11 viva voce vote , Mi'Kinley's plan wiis adopted uml the committee on rules instructed to Us n time to bo 1 allowed for debute after the minority Is 1i heard 1 from , and bring In u special rule early in i the week. iiOXHKlt .11 February 1 of Nt Voar FhocI an tlio Date of Withdrawal. WASIIIN-OIOX , Sopt. 13. The treasury de partment caused a careful inquiry to bo made today as to the probabilities of congress ll < - InK a later date thun November 1 In the pend ing tariff hill for thu withdrawal of bonded merchandise uudor the existing schedules , nnd Assistant Secretary NcttleUm lias Iven the Associated press the following statement as to what conclusions wore rcacliod : "In formation renders U as sui-o as any future legislative event can bo forerfix'ii that thu date for the withdrawal of goods will bo Used , for February 1 , 18MI. Indeed , oxvln to a well nigh unlversnl n-juost from the business community a later diy ; may bo flxpd and , nntwithstuudliiK u en- enil feeling of appiehension , , ( - i-oiiiKllcas or otherwise , connectc'd with an earlier dale theru appeared to he but little npiio<lon to the chnuKC. Tbo ficjiatc ominltiuo has held no formal conforcuc-oa ? to the mutter , hut I have scon AlliBon , Aldrlch and Hiscock of the senate immnittou und Chainnan MrlCln- ley of the house , nnd inn able to state def initely from interflows with them that they favor the iirox | > ieil cxlunsion to Kobruury I. The prchiucnt today expressed bis concur rence in the suggested change , " An Unfinished Mcnuilr. JKniIni JmncH flni\lon llei\nrtt.\ \ LO.MIOX , Sopt. 13. [ New * York Herald Cable Special to TUB Bii : : . ] It is umlor- stoodthnt Canon Leddon'suulinishodmoaioirs of Dr. Huscy will bo complcU'd by his frloml , Canon Scott Hollitnd , who , like Canon Lrd- rton , at one time enjoyed the friendship of Dr. KlllcMl AVIilln C'rosHliiK 7i-ackn. ST.JOMKHI , Mo. . Sept. 13. Lemuel I'omilu ton nnd wlfo were struck by a train today , while crossing thu tracks , und both were killed. .v t * i-.t ft.t < ; jt.i I' David O , HtiRhor of Dawn , Mo. , Is in th city , on his way buck from n trip to tha western coast , and roporUs crojn In iiortliun Xebruskn as coniririnir | favorably with any found on hU longjourno.- . Miss Alice Isam-s n-turiuil from Now York city yesterday inorulfig after u Uvo weeks , ubicnco.