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THERE IS NO.THIJTG WHICH IS HUMAN THAT. IS ALIEN TO ME." Terence.
tldtlce to Subscribers.
At the easiest and cheapest of Brtt-
Jfriai subscribers of the date of their ? xpir
iions we will mark thia notice with u blue r
fd pencil, on the date at which their aeb
'eriptlon expires. We will send the paiper
&o weeks after expiration. ' If not renewed;
that time it will be discontinue. .?v
All Over the State.
There are over eighty telephones
use in Columbus.
A scarcity of houses 'ior -rant is - all
that hurts Auburn.
Dakota City voted bonds 'last week
to build a $1,000 ac&odl house.
To secure the United Brethren col
lege the citizens of Keaxcey propose to
raise $25,000 in aMitioc to fie la nd
subsidy already absoTifeed.
The business of Naet Hermann,
merchants of Bamex, eeme to a very
sudden stop a few days ago, with lia
bilities amounting IojG, 000.
B. O. Wilsoaof -the Kearney New
Era has invented a Ei&chine for folding
papers which folds 4 three times and
packs snugly a Resting box.
Five,; yearns: .fooe Llrom Iowa who
were armed to the "teeth, were arrested
at Nebraska City. I Each one earned a
big revolver amd they were bound for
the far west. After drinking a few
schooners of champagne and several
bottles of Piper Heidsieck they gave
the snap away. Thoir arms were taken
from them and they were ordered back
"William McOacnaick of Blair is pay
ing some attention to small fruit and
berries. The other day 175 persons
rucked 169 bushels of nice blackber
ries in the fenoe "corners of his patch.
Jesse Bingham was given a prelim-
inarv hearing set Ohadron on the
charge of stealing cattle and was
bound over in fee sum of $2,000. He
refused to give the required security
and weht to jail. '
Eli Montgomery, the colored cook
at the Grand Paciiic hotel at Colum
bus. elODed with i white woman em
ployed at the same house. It is sup
posed that th modern Othello and
the deluded cirl went to ouncil
The colored man has no show even
; in Tobias. Asa ebony hued peddler
was held under the town pump at that
. place and after the ordeal he appeared
as white as any -ofcthe boys. With an
. eve to dusiness he had blackened his
face and the bore knew it.
Information comes from the North
river that during: - a severe thunder
otorm onJFrilay night Jhe.dwdKn
a Mr. lieitn, reeaamg on a claim aoout
eight miles wesc of Camp Clarke was
struck by lightning and Mrs. Keith
and her daughter were instantly killed,
- says the Sydney Journal. Mr. Keith
was also severely iaajured by the bolt
Last week a day was set for the mar
riage of H. E. Johnson and Miss Nora
Smith at Glenwood. The guests as
sembled, the spread was ready, but no
bridegroom came. The next morning
it was learned tht instead of marry
ing Miss Smith, Johnson had gone to
Central City in company with Lillie
Tilford and a witness from Fullerton,
and was quietly raanried.
Some .one who is evidently an old
hand, booms Callaway in this style:
"Callaway of the future. The capi-
tal of Nebraska. The county seat of
Custer county. The leading manu-
i facturing city of the vucst. The rail
way center of the Trans-Missouri.
The hetlth resort of the invalid. The
beau-ideal of the pleasure seeker. The
. choice of homes for the 'mechanic and
laborer as well as the millionaire. The
wonder of the west, with her 100,000
inhabitants. This is Callaway ten
The People's party of Lancaster
county met in convention in Lincoln
- Saturday to nominate candidates for
the upper and lower houses of the
state legislature and candidates for the
various county offices. J. M. Thomp
son, secretary of the State Farmers'
Alliance, was nominated by acclama
tion for senator, 'the other candidate
! being James G. Taylor of Nemaha.
kElias Baker, Wr. S. Demaree, J. F.
Dale, J. F- Egger and VV. J. McAllis
ter were elected the .nominees for rep
resentatives. Railroad. Mob Meet.
iBosTOii, July 2L Delegates from 105 rail
Cad centres of this country and Canada
attended the meeting cf the grand council
of the steam railroad men's protective
union In Templar hall, .724 Washington
etreet, today. Charles Trenholm, the pres -ident
ef the council, presided. The neces
sity ior automatic draw 'bar, guard rails
and htghar elevation of .bridges was f orcl
bly presented by many of the delegatea
- The question ot reduced hours of labor for
trainmen and switchmen and more wages
were dieoupsed at length, but nothing
definite was done. The several standing
committees and general representatives
were instructed to obtain the enactment of
legislative measures In the interests of
railroad exaployex It was decided, but
not without strong opposition, that the
eteam railxsad men's protective nnlon
should not attach Itself to the American
federation of labor, but work independ
ently of all central bodies not connected
with their business. William Burns of Bos
ton was elected general organizer and C.
A. Keller of YTorcheeter general seoretary,
Secretary burns having resigned the office.
umoAao, July as. Jena Jennings, a
beautiful and accomplished girl, twenty
years old, was drowned in the Desplalnes
river at Willow Springs yesterday, while
boating with Frederick Sherer and Charles
Luisia. One of the men In giving the
. other a cigar leaned over too far and upset
the boat. Sherer and Luisia managed to
oatoh hold of the upturned boat, but made
no efforts to assist the girl, who sank after
a brief straggle. The men were rescued
and Miss Jennings' body was recovered
shortly after, the accident occurred. At
tempts to resuscitate her were made im
mediately, but without success.
Massachusetts Gets a Cyclone.
Lawkehcb, Mass., July 26. A cyclone ot
great power struck South Lawrence, about
two miles from, were, about to o'ciook tnis
morning:. The "storm first (struck Spring
field street na traveled - tcienoe to tssuem
street, devastating a seot4on twenty rods
wide. ,. iz la -ewtimacea teat iw mmaings
hare oeen KrIed. 8tztnen are known to
.have been Killed outright by a f ailing
building, awa tne utuca are new reporter
aa num. wring nny or sixty, x ire nas
broken o in a number ot places In the
ruins and the entlr i department Is now at
work extAigmiehing the ' flames. The lis-:
jured arc being recmrved and cared fors
fait as possible.
On the east side f the tracks, towards
North Andover, a grove of large trees ten
to fifteen acres In extent were blown tfiat
by tbe wind and f&teen hennas are report
ed wrecked In that town. Tho loss ot lite,
from the present mce of lnformatton, te
placed, at from fifteen to twenty-five, and1
the number of Injured, It is MOW, "mufti
reach 100 or 1WJ. iiJattery O of Lawrence,
which had just returned from csnp, ar
rived here as coon on a epeoisl train en
route to Lawrearce. where the men will 'be
detailed at oraoe to guard and sestet' in the
removal of tfeo debris and the search for
the dead and tortured.
At 9:55 the awful visitation eame. f Bain
was faliioe fcreavily when a6denly the
heavens plowed with a bright, white light.
Heavy black clouds shot from ttetdnd the
western bills blah into the e5 and then
the mass parted. Down ehot lack streakB
from the dark ma8. and te a moment the
crash came. Buildings were -crushed like
eggshells and whole botesen were lifted
from their foundations. The buildings
were roost all pretty frame houses of toll
ere In the mills.
, r, loodr Rattle, iu. p. helraltiT
CoNsraxTTNGriiK, July 28. A large crowd
of Armenians gathered in the Armenian
cathedral in this city yesterday for the
purpose cf remonstrating' with the patri
arch of the church for His weak action
toward the port regarding the outrages
perpetrated by Turks in awcenla, and to
demand hla resignation. The patriarch
protected against the action of the mob
and declared tt at tbe sacred edifice was
noplace for snch a oeaoaonetration. This
answer to tbeir denoande e3caperated the
mob and they rushod cpon the patriarch.
draceed him from the pulpit and other
wise maltreated Mm. The patriarch
finally broke away from his astailsnta and
made hie eecape. WiiitAry Resistance was
asked for to ell t; disorder. A body
of Turkish troops was ent to the cburcb
and when they entered tney met with dee
per ate rcsiattiBce. The mob was armed
with revolvers and spiked etcves, and a
bloody conflict ensued between them and
the troops. Four of the -eoldiers and three
of the rioters were killed and many others
iniured before tbe mob ijns driven from
the buiidln sr. Tbe -cathedral Is now closed,
It ie reported that the Armenians were act
ing under secret instigation. .
A FrigktftU isaster.
Bautoiobe, July 28,-The excursion
pteamer Louise and the Bay Line steamer
Virginia were In collision tonight near
Fort Carroll. Four people are known to
have been killed and beut seventy-five In
jured more or less. Many believe that a
number were drowned, .lust how many
lives were lost eannot be positively deter
mined. There are -seven misting. They
beetn own yer-
to tho hospitals in a bedly injured condi
tion. Just how many people went over
into the water is not known, but some
eye witnesses of tbe disaster eay
that a great number of people, men,
women and children, w-ere sitting on tbe
standard eide when tne crash occurred.
and immediately disappeared. Not since
the Tivoli disaster nas Mich a thing hap
pened near tma city. Ail sorts of rumors
are afloat as to the number killed and in
jured. The etreets are thronged with
anxious relatives and friends of thoBe re
Tbe Louiso wss carrying 1 1,450 poesen
gers and the ecene on board was an awful
one. Ib will be impossible to learn until
tomorrow. If then, the number of drowned
The Postal Telegraph Bill.
Washington, July 2ii. At a meeting of
the senate committee on post-offices and
post-roads today the postal telegraph bill
prepared at the poet-offloe department was
agate considered. The proviso as to the
eleventh section was stricken out. It was
asserted by Dr. Green, president of the
Western Union company, in his argument
before tne house committee that the pro
viso would operate to shut out his com
panyfrom bidding for government busi
ness, and being shown to the committee
today it was voted that the proviso be
A Family of Five Ki41ed.
Gbattou, W. Va., July 27. A frightful
railroad accident occurred here this morn
log, resulting in the death of five persons,
all members of one family. Just about the
time the west-bound cccommodation was
due William Golden, wife and thcee child
ren started to cross the Baltimore t& Ohio
tracks, but seeng a yard engine coming up
the road stopped to let It pasc. -While
watohieg the engine a passenger train
struck the family, instantly killing all of
them. The noise of the yard engioe pre
vented the approach of the train beln
heard. . - .
Lojm.0JT,Taly 29. A dispatch to the
Times,dated Buenos Ayres, July 8, says
"It Is asserted that the terms of a settle
ment .between tho government and revo
lutionary forces have been agreed upon
According to these, civilians who have
taken part in -the insurrection will net be
punished. All captains of the revolution
ary forces and all officers above that rank
will be deprived of their office. The artil
lery of the insurrectionists will be sur
rendered tomorrow." The above dispatch
is President Celman's Version of the situa
tion In Buenos Ayres. Private dispatches
received here from that city under the
same date, state that there is no chance
fcr a compromise between the two fac
tions. The matter, dispatches say, must
oe lougnt cuv.
Mormon Money in California,
San Fbanoisco, July 28. The Chronicle
says: It has been ascertained that al
though 1700,000 worth of property belong
ing to the Mormon church was found by a
United States marshal in Utah wen in
structed to seize all Mormon funds, from
five to eight million dollars of Mormon
capital is invested in San Franciseo and
other California cities. This money is in-
parently for themselves. This method! has
beed adopted in the hope that the United
States government would find no trace of
Crops Almost Wiped Ont.
jlxbbo, unu, jmy itfv. Une of the worst
hall storms ever known here visited thia
section last night, doing tremendous dam
age to crops, great fields of oats being lit
erally stripped and other grains suffering
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA, SATURDAY,
Avs-nsrDoBSSN, the English poet. 4i
aid to re by rofessiou an enriwecr.
which probutfcy explains his enimerii
success 'in 'grinding out machine
It is o6t sacrilege to say thrtt 'th
two'eveiits to which civilization to-day
owes Its1 ed van ced .'positio-n aro'-tho in-
trodtfetien of Christianity amd tiiQ dis
covery of America.
lNa recent speech Hit". 'Henry M.
"Stanley said that "women, "white or
black, are more tanrfaible to mew ideas
than we of the opposite-sex!" Wheth
er Stanley will ' entertain fthe same
opinion a year from mow 'remains , to
David Dudley 3Tield- says that the
six problems before "the American
people for solution are: : Honest gov
ernment, woman suffrage, the negro
race, tho rightS'Of labor,1 tho govern
ment of cities and tho .government Of
Nothino .Prejudices -'a homeseeker
against a locality so - much as bad
roada. ?To community 'can afford to
r.ejiecf Its highways. .The tmde of
a owr is benefited r by ' every doliar's
worth of labor intelligently given to
the. roads leading to dt.
Since the!censusJ iuis evened things
up and brought the boosted popiila-.
tions of the kig towns down to hard
pan the real-estate men are taking a
breathing spall preparatory to start
ing in with their second wind on
another ten year campaign.
Of twenty-three - presidents of the
United States seventeen have had o y
ono Christian name. 5 Indeed this 'is
true of eighteen, for Grant's middle
initial was not baptismal. It is :lso
true that no presidetit with more than
one baptismal name-eerved a second
The position which-the honest and
industrious laboring man of today holds
In societyt-is very different from that
accorded the class or caste to which ho
has been considered as belonging in
foreign countries for many centuries
past, andit is more noticeable in this
country ttran in
Chicago derives little benefit from
the lake except in a commercial way
for two rreasons: Several miles of
shore were given to a railway company
which put down a large number of
tracics. idiese, with tne numerous
cars-trpo-n-them, almosVn4he view
of the lake and prevent persons from
visiting it. -' ' '-'
It is a- tremendous drain upon tbe
resources, and mental vitality of even
jthe most gif ted preacher to grind Out
two sermons every week which shall
approximate the standard of excel
lence, and . a congregation should not
be captious . If the minister occasion
ally finds relief from the tension by
These is on exhibition ia a St.
Louis saloon a beer-b;rrel twenty
xhree feet high,) twenty-two feet wide.
Rod of a capacity of 34,000 rallons,
which is said to bo the chief attrac
tion of the city. No doubt of it.
there is nothing like a beer-barrel to
arouse the wildest enthusiasm ia the
St. Louis heart, unless it be a whisky
There is now a good prospect that
some form of a gas motor will be a
complete success. It will have m:my
advantagesover the steam engine. Its
construction will be simple and it will
occupy but little space. It will pro
duce little or no smoke, and will ueed
no one to stand constantly .by it. It
will be to small, operations what the
steam engine is to large ones.
Got. Hill has signed the bill pro
viding for shorter forms of deeds and
mortgages, and by so doing dcJseves
the gratitude of all who feel that a
modern deed or mortgage should be
stripped of its feudal verbiage. Juhn
Doe and Richard Roe were useful, per
sonages In their day, but their ways
of doing and saying things are not
adapted to tho age of the telephone
and the telegraph.
The condition of the working clasa,
and this is the only class recognized
In America, was never more promising
or better than at the present time. It
has been progressing and advancing.
and it is to be hoped that it will be
kept moving onward, for it is in this
way said by this means that our nation
Is to become the nation of the world
In all that pertains to the great and
the good, In art, literature, science.
Industry and social position.
The gigantio standing armies o
Germany, France, Russia, Austria rand
Italy must be rapidly impoverishing
the people that are taxed to maintain
them. If these tremendous standing
armies are continued for a few years
the chances are that there will be no
European war, for none of the nations
will be in a financial condition to com
mence hostilities. Peace secured " in
that way, however, would be almost as
distressing as war. The disarmament
should come before tbe nations are
I a i ,
TH Ogalalla canal is completed and
waf M been turned into it.
Washtkotok, Jly 23. In the senate
si deration of. the 'Indiana appropriation
b H was resumed this morning. ; T
A. number ot committee amendment xo
the bill were agreed to and it went over.
The committee- on foreign relations re
ported a substitute for Pasoo's restitution
calling on the president ior miormaraon
touching on the arrest of A. J. Mae in
Cuba and it was agreed to. . Adjourned,'
WASEnxaroH, 'July 2L In the senate- to
day Mr. Morgan introduced a bill to fix the
limit of value and to provide for the tree
oolnege of silver and it was read and re
ferred to the committee on finance. The
bib recites that the market value of silver
bullion is rapidly approaching the value of
gold on the standard relation fixed by tho
laws of the1 United States and that there Is
no provision of law for the coinage of the
staadard silver dollars or the purchase of
silver oolltoa by the government when tbe
value of saver bullion exceeded tl for
&71& grains of pure silver. It therefore
nroviaea that tne unit of value in the
United-States shall be f 1 of 412) grains of
standard silver, or 25 8-10 grains of gold;
thac those coins sball be legal tender for
all debts publio and private, and that the
owner of sUver or gold builior may de
p sit it In any mint to be formed into dol
j hi h or bars for his benefit and without
charge. . - -;
The senate resumed consideration of the
Indian appropriation bill. '-'
The amendment which provoked discus
sion was one inci easing the appropriation
of :100,GOO for the support of Indian
schools to 9150,001', including the construc
tion of a school building at Blackleet
agency in Honiara. - -
After some debate the amendment was
agreeuto. - ' '
f ho amendmnt appropriating ( 25,000
for tbe erection of an Industrial sckool
near f jatidreau, 8. D.,vwas agreed to; also
it like amendment, ior an Industrial; school
neur Mandao, N. D. -
T.'ie next amendments were to strike out
two item, one ot 98,830 for. the - support
au education of sixty Indian pupils at 8b.
J.epti'a normal sohoel. Rensselaer, lad.,
ami uufl of $12,5C0 for 100 Indian children
bt Che Holy Family Indian school, Black
foot agency, Montana. i ' - i ..
Ac2oVJook le tariff bill oame up a
"QiittnlRbed basiiiess" and was laid aside
until tomorrow. j
After farther discussion on Indian
fiuuooie, i vote was taken and the amend
ment reacted jea8 19, nays ii7. So the
Lltiw for Bennselaer, Ind., Banning, CaL,
a,nd li Kcbtooo tgenoy, Montana, are re
taintd tu the bill. -
Mf. P-.ttigrew cfTered an amendment ap
piopriai leg 945.CC0 for the Santee tribe of
iioux, lccaied at Fiandreau, 8. D , being an
aiowance of tl ac acre for the land to
m hich ttey are entitled in the Sioux reser
vation. Agreed to. i
On metioa of Mr. Pettigrew an . item. of
C3j,0uj was iaeexted for thlrv y school
buuaings for tne Sioux Indians, also an
item to oay the Indians of Standing Bock
nuf Obey t-one xier agencies for premises
talre-i Jroni-ttom in 1U86.
OA motion of 3r Power the school build
in at Btaekfoiv; r gencj, Montana, amend
ment was limitad to $25,010.
. Tue b'll was tnen reported to the senate
and all the amendments agreed to by the
c--maiitcte of the whole whioh were con
curred in and tbe bill passed.
Mf. Vorhees, by request of the labor alli
ance. Introduced a bid to secure constitu
tional rights and freedom of traded speeeh
aax press within the limits of the public
and asl'ed thas in view of the respeoSable
Hource from which it emanated that it be
printea in full in the Record.
Mr. Bheriu&n objected to its printing in
the Benord as unuenah
Mr. Vorhees Tbe alliance will take notice
of the objection and where it came from.
The executive session adjourned.
Washington, July 25. Mr. Blair pre
sented a memorial from the headquarters
of the Grand Army post expressing abhor
rence at the action of congress in allowing
pension agents a fee of flO in each case
under the recent dependent pension act,
and enclosiBg a circular of a Washington
ciaim agent offering . to active men in
localities one-half of the fee in all cases
bfnt to Llm.
Mr. Morrill moved to proceed to the con
sideration of the tariff bill and Mr Gray
antagonized that motion with one to re-
same the consideration of the house bill to
txansfer the revenue marine service to the
navy department. The latter motion was
agreed to and the revenue marine bill was
taken up. .: ,
Amendments were adopted extending
application of the bill to the life saving
Mr. Cockrell spoke against the bill. Be
had net concluded l is remarks when the
hour of 1 o'clock arrived and the tariff bill
came up as unfinished business. The for
ma! reading of the bill was dispensed with.
Mcpherson moved that the pending bill
be recommitted to the committee on
finan ce with instructions to report at the
earliest practicable moment a bill to re
duce revenue, and equalize duties on im
ports on a basis that the average rate of
duty ehou.d not exceed tbe average ad
valorem war tariff rate of lS6i.
Mr. Aldrich expressed the opinion that
Mr. McPnersoa was not serious in his mo
t oa and remarked if it were carried out
into law, the effect would be to increase
tne revenue by $110,000,eOO over the
amount that would be produced by the
Mr.. Gorman a-sked Mr. Aldrich to give
tho senate a frank and fair statement as to
the probable results if th bill were enact
ed into law.
Mr. Aldrich said if the Importations for
the next fiscal year were the same as last
tbe revenue would be reduced about
tweuty millionf. He could not give figures
as to-expeiiditurs of couree. The mem
bers of the finance committee do not pro
pose by any Jesrlation to reduce the ex
penses below the revenuea They did not
intend toczeate a ceficit knowingly and
purposely, and did not believe that would
be the result. After some further discus
sion and without action on Mr. Mcpher
son's motion, which is pending, the senate
Wa8ihkotoh, July 26. In the senate to
day Mr. Cullom offered a resolution which
was agreed to requesting the president to
transmit to the senate all the correspond
ence not already submitted to congress
and now on file in the state department
touching the efforts made by the govern
ment to obtain a modification or repeal of
tbe decree of the French government of
1581 prohibiting the Importation Into
France of American pork and kindred
American products. Mr. Mitchell offered a
concuirent resolution which was referred
to the committee on finance, stating- that
the United States would hall with approba
tion any reciprocal arrangement by treaty
tr otherwise, between the government of
the United States and the government of
all or any of the South American or Cen
tral American states whether there "mH
te admitted to the ports of such nations
free from all national, provincial, munici
pal and other tariffs or taxes the products
of the United States. p
The tariff bill was then taken up and Mr.
Morgan addressed the eenate. After Sena
tors Colquitt and Spooner had made ad
dresses on the bill it went over till Mon-
ua motion of Mr. Wilson of Iowa the
aoue amenaments to the "original pack
age- out were uon-oonourrea in. and a
A bill was passed granting a pension of
ACSPST 2, 1890.
2,-000 a year to the widow of the late Gen
feills were also passed giving like pen.
lons to Mrs. Fremont and Mrs. McClellan.
Washtjhjtoii, July 28. In the senate to
day the senate bill to pension all of tbe
surviving officers and men ot Powell's
battalllon of Missouri mounted volunteers,
raised during the war with Mexico, was
ttr. AJoricn onerea a reseiuuon nxing
the daily hoar of meeting at 11 a. m.
; Mr. in galls suggestea tnat tne under
standing be that the business of the morn
ing hour shall be considered closed at 1
Mr. Allison did not wish it to be implied
that the senate would devote two hours a
day to morning business.
Mr. Ingalls said he did wish just such an
implication. He remarked thac as roon as
the tariff bill, the appropriation bills and
the election were passed, congress would
undoubtedly adjourn promptly.- There
fore, whatever was to be done between
now and the time of adjournment in the
consideration of measures on the calendar
would have to be done in the morning
hour. He respectfully submitted that
there were several hundred bills on the
calendar that were entitled to considera
tion that had been c ported from commit
tees and that ought to receive attention
from the senate at the same time.
Mr, Aldrich moved to the consideration
of the tariff bilL
That motion was antagonized by a mo
tion to proceed to the consideration of the
hovse bill for the transfer cf the revenue
marine to the navy department, and the
latter motion was agreed to.
Mr. Cockrell opposed the measure, but
before he bad concluded his speech the
prtsid'ng officer laid before the senate the
tariff bin as unfinished business,
r After Messrs. Vest and Turpie had ' ad
dressed the senate McPhereon's resolution
to recommit the bill was defeated by a
strict party vote: teas iy. navs 29.
The reading of the bill by paragraphs for
amenament was Degun, tne erst scnecuue
being that as to chemicals, oils and paints.
A motior- to reduce the duty on these ar
ticles was made and defeated; the vote
showing ao quorum.
Mr. Plumb offered a resolution, which
was agreed to, calling ou the secretary of
war lor information as to the rules eetab
lished for admissions to soldiers' homes, if
sucn aamiseions are naeea . wnouy or in
part on the - amount of a pension, and
wnecner exceptions to those rules were
mace ana ia wnat cases ana zor what rea
WASHrsoTON. July 28. In the senate to
day the resolution adopted at a publio
meeting of republicans in Birmingham.
Ala., against the passage of the election
bill was presented.
Mr. Sawyer: from tbe post-office commit
tee, reported back the eenate bill to estab
lish a limited postal ana telegraph service.
Placed en the calendar.
Mr. Ingalls Introduced a bill to establish
a department of communication and said
It was prepared by and Introduced at the
request of the wage worker's alliance. ,
The tariff bill was then takn up In pur
suanoe of the understanding reached in
the republican Benaterlal caucus last night,
the pending question being . on Mr. Mo-
Pheraon's amendment offered yesterday to
reduce tne auty on acetvracias
by a party vote.
After further debate the bill was laid
aside ana the house joint resolution to con
tinue the appropriations under the exist
ing laws up to August 15 was presented,
discussed and passed.
After an executive session the senate ad
Washvotok, July 23. In the house today
a motion made by Mr. Cannon of Illinois
that the house go Into committee of the
whole for the further consideration of the
senate amendments to the sundry civil ap
propriation bin was antagonized in the in
terest of District of Columbia legislation,
but prevailed. The recommendations of
the committee on appropriations were
agreed to without much friction, the bone
of contention the senate irrigation
amendment being passed over until other
matters were disposed of.
Mr. Cannon made a strong effort to throw
into conference tbe senate amendment in
creasing the appropriation for the publica
tion of the official records of the war of
the rebellion from 152,100 to $235,000, but
was defeated, the house deciding to - con
cur. Without disposing of all the amend
ments, the committee rose and the house
Washihstok, July 22. In the house, im
mediately after the reading of the journal,
voting began on the original package bill.
The first vote was on the Adams amend
ment substitute defining an original pack
age. It was lott-3 to 115.
The house then proceeded to vote on the
house substitute to tbe senate bill. . The
vote resulted: Yeas 109. nays 91.
Owing to the many changes of votes
made the vote as announced by the
speaker was not correct. Instead of fixing
yeas 109, nays 4, it stood yeas 113,
nays 97. ,
Mr. Grosvenor of Ohin moved a reconsid
eration and a motion was made that the
motion be tabled. The motion to table
was agreed to yeas 118, nays 85. The vote
then recurred on the passage of the senate
bill as amended. It was passed yeas 176,
Following is the house measure: That
whenever any article of commerce is im
ported into any state, from any other
state, territory or foreign nation, and there
held or offered for sale, the sale shall then
be subject to the laws of such state; pro
vided that no discrimination shall be made
by any state in favor ef its citizens against
those of other states or territories in re
Bpect to the sale of any article of com.
merce, nor in favor of its own products
against those of a like character produced
in ether -states and territories; nor shall
the transportation of commerce through
any state be obstructed except by the nec
essary enforcement of the health laws
of such state.
A conference with the senate was asked
for and the house then proceeded to the
consideration of the bankruptcy bill.
After a short discussion the house ad
journed without -action.
Washington, July 2a In the house to
day Lacey of Iowa submitted the report of
the committee on elections In the West
Virginia contested election case of Mo
Ginnls vs. Anderson. The report, which
finds in favor of the contestant, was or
dered printed and laid over.
Discussion of the bankruptcy bill was
then resumed but went over without ac
1 Washtnoton, July 24. after a short par
liamentary wrangle the house proceeded
to vote upon the committee amendments
to the bankruptcy bill. These amend
ments are principally verbal and Informal
in their character. After they had been
disposed of. tne amendment was adopted
enforcing the laws of the states giving
wages for labor a preference.
A vote was then taken on the minority
substitute whioh is known as the "volun
tary bankruptcy bill." This was disagreed
to. Tears 74, nays K5.
The Torry bankruptcy bill was then
passed with an unimportant amendment.
Teas, 117; nays, 84. Adjourned.
Washington, July 25. In the house to
day Mr. Cannon of Illinois, from the com
mittee on appropriation, reported the
sundry civil appropriation bill with the
senate amendments! with certain recom
mendations relative thereto.
On a point of order raised by Mr. Breck
enridge of Kentucky the bill was sent to
the committee of the whole, and Mr. Can
non moved that the house go into such
committee for its consideration. After
some opposition the motion carried and
the house proceeded to its dlsomsdon.
On demand ef Mr. B oarers of Arkansas the
senate amendments were read in extensa.
The reading consumed were than an hour.
A short cisousaion ensued as to tne umit
which should be placed upon the general
debate. The point of dispute was the irri
gation feature of the renate amendment.
but. vanaftTer or uaiuornia oppowu u
senate amendment, whioh he asserted
would redound to the interest ot a great
Mr cannon of Illinois epposea tne sen
ate amendment. If adopted it opened 3 ,
000,000 acres not only to homestead settle
ment, but desf rt land, timber oulture and
pre-emption settlement under which any
citizen oould take l,fc00 acres of land. One
acre of this land upon whioh water coma
be obtained was equal to at. east three
acres of land in Illinois. If it were adopt
ed all the reservoir sites would be opened
under the homestead, pre-emption, desert
land and timber oulture laws.
Pending rurther debate the committee
rose and took a recess.
Washing ton, July 26. Mr. McKinley from
the committee on rules rerorted a resolu
tion directing the speaker to appoint a
committee ot five members to investigate
the charges brought asralnst Pension com.
missioner Baum by Bepresentative Cooper
oi inoiana. Adopted. ,
The house then went into committee of
the whole on tbe senate amendment to the
civil sundry bill.
Mr. Dockery of Missouri favored such
modification of the existing law as will per
mit the arid lands to be open to homestead
Alter the speaker had appointed oDn
feres on the original package bill, the com
mittee having risen tor that purpose, tbe
committee rose 1th the bill pending and
the house adjournee.
Wasbtnoton, Julyd. In the house today
Mr. Cannon of Illinois, from the commit
tee on : appropriations, reported a joint
resolution providing temporarily until
August 14 for such of the expenditures of
the government as have not TOeen provid
ed f er by the appropriation bi Is which
have already become laws. Passed.
The house then went into committee of
the whole on the senate amendments to
tbe sundry civil appropriation bill.
Mr. Struble of Iowa made a bitter attaok
upon Speaker Beed for his aotion towards
gentlemen bavins: an interest in publio
building bills. He contrasted the courte
ous manner of Speaker Corlisle towards all
gentlemen requesting recognition, with
the almost sneering manner In which the
preeent speaker treated snoh requests. -
Struble's remarks were vigorously ap
plauded by the democrats.
Struble's attaok or the speaker was oc
casioned by his failure to have a $200,000
bill passed for a supreme court building at
Sioux City, Iowa.
The committee, having concluded con
sideration of all other amendments, re
curred to consideration of the irrigation
amendment, which had been passed over
temporarily. It was arreed that the de
bate on this amendment should be limited
to four hours, and the committee then
arose and the house adjourned.
Apaches Armed for Slaughter. .
HoLBBOOK, A T., June 29. There is little
rfnnht that an AnoOiA vtr Tina liomin and
Re,eoUhaTfofl5rfeireBaaes from San Crrlos will
mark their trail to old Mexico with blood
Kid's band is on this side of the border,
and Is strengthened by desertions from
San Carlos. The military authorities have
ceclared that no Indians are out with Kid's
ganor of seven, but the fact is well known
at San Carlos and Apache that forty Tonto
Apache scouts took to the war path nine
weeks ago, immediately aitr being dis-
cnargeU irom "Bel V Iff. lim?, ' tlUB-
sergeant of tho scouts, was mustered out
at noon and was on the war path befrre
night. All the others joined him inside of
a week. He is a bright Indian, spent three
years at tbe Carlisle school and speaks
arocd English, but is treacherous and
blood-thirsty, like. all Apaches. He, and
not Kid, Is. in oommand of the forty-three
now out, and the military authorities rec
ognize tbe fact that they have a hard cam
paign before them. .
An Argentine Revolution. -
Bttekos At&es, July 26. A revolution
broke out here this morning. The troops
in the garrison rsbellel and firlng.is now
going on. All the shops are dosed and
fighting is taking place in the streets.
Senor Garcia, minister of finance, is held a
prisoner by the revolutionists.
1:50 p. m. Desperate fighting is now go
ing on. Many have been killed on both
sides. The insurptnts are advancing to
ward Plaza de la Victoria, where the presi
dent's palace and the town hall are lo
cated. The president has escaped te
3:10 p. nx A revolutionary government
has been announced, with Senor Arem as
president and Senor Bomero as minister of
finance. The authorities still hold out, but
the revolutionary movement is extending
hourly. - -
Manchesthb, July 28. A fearful acoident
has just happened in the New Manchester
ship canal. Two workmen's trains,
through some unexplained stupidltv on
the part of the switchmen, collided. Four
men were killed and about sixty were
mere or less injured.
1,000 Killed and "Wounded.
Bcknos Atbks, July 28. The revolution
ary movement continues to spread. Fight
ing between the government troops and
revolutionists tcday has been desperate.
The government forces were defeated and
1,000 of them killed or wounded. The
navy has joined the revolutionary move
ment The insurgent artillery bombarded
the government house and barracks today.
A twenty-four's truce has been arranged
between the opposing forces. The tri
umph of the revolutienists appears to be
Buxncs Atbks, July 28. The authorities
of the Argentine Bepublic have notified all
telegraph companies whose lines connect
with that country that telegraphic com
munication will be suspended until fur
A Town Destroyed by Fire.
Sfoxane Faixs, Minn., July 2a News
was received here late last evening that
the town of Wallace, Idaho, the great min
ing camp of the Oour d'Alene mining dis
trict, 100 miles southwest of here, had
been completely destroyed by fire with the
exception of the depots of the Union Pa
cific and Northern Pacific railroads. The
fire started in the Central hotel and burned
nort and east over . the business portion
of the town. The loss Is estimated at half
a million dollars.
What the IV omen Want.
Washington, July 27. "President Palmer
of the world's fair commission. Secretary
Dickinson of the sub-committee on perma
nent organization and those members of
the commission who are In the olty today
gave a hearing to Mrs. Charlotte Smith ot
this city, who asked for a distinct recogni
tion ot the womana' industrial league in
the exposition either in the womens' de
partment or independent of it She es
pecially advocated the establishment of a
"woman' industrial report" to Illustrate
every method by whioh woman can gain a
Tbe Revolution In Guatemala.
Guatxmaxa, July 27. A revolution broke
out here yesterday against President Barll
lai and his oabinot, a mob parading the
streets shouting: "Death to Barillas." The.
ringleaders were arrested, however, but;
fear exists that the military will side with,
the revolutionists. The president has is
sued a decree declaring the whole republic
In a state of siege. Au payments by the
national treasury have been peremptorily
stopped and subscription list fcr a forced
loan is being circulated.
Cut of Mexico, July 27. Several revolu
tionary bands are marauding the Mexican.,
frontier In Guatemala territory. Both.
Guatemala and San Salvador are trying to
mass troops with tbe utmcet haste, but
Guatemala finds difficulty in disc atibf ao-
tion or the toiuiert.
Washtnoton, July 9. Commissioner
Mason has submitted to the secietary of
the treasury a preliminary report ot the
Internal revenue bureau during the last
fiscal year. The total collection frem all
sources of Internal revenue were $142,594,
696, an Increase of $11,700,263 as compared
viith the preceding year. Owing to a lack
of reports in rome cases it is net possible
to state exactly the coat of collection,
whioh is estimated tt $4,110,0CP, er a de
crease ot I85.C00, aa compared with the
Preceding year. The tables appended to
be re port ebow the receipts in detail dur
ing the year, as compared with the pre
ceding ) ear. were as folio wa:
Spirits, $81,687,875; Id crease, $7,875,168;.
tobacco, $S3,t58,t91; n ore ae., $2,192,130;
fermented liquors, 116,018,584; Increase,.
$2,284,C99: oleomargarine, 1786.291; de
crease, $lt7,96: bank a and bankers, $70,
000; decrease, $6,144; miscellaneous, $13,
434; increase, $62 203.
Under the head of tobacco the tables
show the receipts from chewing sndsmok
ing tobacco Increased $1,258,681; from
oigars, $661,513, ard from cigaiettes, $40,.
793. Among tbe larger collections were:
Illinois. $34,878,691; Indians, $6,250,981;.
Kent achy, $17,01 9.C4S; Nebraska and North
and South Dakota, $2,969,145; New Tork,
$16,224, 21 ; Ohio, $13,430,572; Pennay lvanlav
$9,732,217; Wisconsin, $3,346,653.
United States Labor OofumUsloaorw-
Washtnoton, July 29. Bepresentative'
Farquhar of New Tork introduced a bill to
day to create a commission to be known as
the United States commission of the
world's congz ess of laor, to consist of
nine members to be appointed by the pres.
ident. It suggests that the president aball
appoint two of lleee members from the
national Fanner' alliances and the rest
Bhall be named by the American federation
of labor and Knights ot Labor, but no two
of them sball be from tbe same state.
These coromissioneis shall receive an an
nual calaiy of f 3,0fl, and their terms of
office expire December 81, 1895. It srall be
tbe duty of the commissioners to dlscusa
labor In all Its phrases. Tne commission is
authorized to invite through the president
delegates from from foreign countries to
tTr nr In a wn(drr(ifl5- en
Chicago Board of Trade Failures.
Chicago, July 28. Ernest Hesa, a member
of the board of trade since Its formation,
failed today. He was abort 2,CC0,0C0 bush
els of oats and the recent rapid rise forced
him to the wall. His Jlabllltirs are esti
mated at $1.5C0.0C0 and he had about 180..
000 trp Ifflfiatimmrttr aDdttlon to his oat
speculations Hess had sold a Jine of May
corn. B. G. Tennant, a small trader In
provisions,- was also foiced to order hts
trades closed today.
Perished in the Flames.
Cincinnati, O., July 29 A Tlmes-Star
speclal says incend'aries set fire to the res
idence of Bev. David Plumb, In Cale, Ind.
early this morning and destroyed it.
Plumb was fatally burved and his wife
and three children perlohed In the flumen.
Plumb is a prominent Methodist minister.
They Wish Only $SOtOOO,000.
Washington, July 29. The district regis
ter has received a petition signed by Ed
ward Coyle, of Kllly Lane, Arlington & Co.,
Derry Ireland, laving claim to as share
in the estate ot $50,000,000, wblch the peti
tioner says has been left by Manas-pah
Coyle cf Pennsylvania. He claims that
tho Coyle family originated In Ireland and
that Manassah Coy J 'a forefather emigrat
ed to America in 185,8 and settled in Penn
sylvanla. Nothing is known here of tbe
Soon to be Resumed,
Nebbaska Citt, Neb., July 9. George L.
Woolsey, ot distillery fame, returned home
yesterday. While in the east a new com
pany, to be known as the Nebraska Dis
tillery company, was organized, with Mr.
Woolsey at the head. The new company
has abundant oapital, and new machinery
has been ordered and shipped. The ca.
paclty will be Increased three fold, and the
manufacture of alcohbl commences in
National Labor Commission.
Washtnoton, July 29. Bepresentative
Farquhar of New Tork introduced a bill to
day to create a commission to be known as
the United States commission of tho
world's congress of labor, to consist of
nine members to be appointed by the
president. It suggests that the president
shall appoint two of these members from
the national Farmers alliance nd the rent,
sball be named by the American Federation
of Labor and Knights of Labor, but no two
of them to bo from the same state. These
commissioners shall receive an annual sal.
ary of I3.CC0 and the terms of office to ex.
plre the 31st of December, 1895.
It shall be the duty of the commlesioa
ers to discuss labor In all Its phases. The
commission is authorized toinvite, through
the president, delegates of foreign coun
tries to take part In the conferences.
Three Children Killed.
Patkbeon, N. J., July 29. Five children
returning from a blackberry gathering
started to cross the Erie bridge on the
Passaic river this evoning. When midway
on the atruoture a train came dashing
down on them on one track. They
stepped on the other, net noticing a pas
senger train going in the opposite direc
tions. The engineer oould not stop and
the children were hurled in all directions.
Jennie Drews, aged thirteen; Nellie War
ren, aged ten, and Mamie Warren, aged
eight, were instantly killed. Jane and
Willie Warren were badly hurt, but will
Will Take Hay tl.
Nw Tobx, July 29. The Time's Portland,
Me., special says that a gentleman for
merly prominent In republican administra
tions and who is now at Bar Harbor inti
mates thvt the United States la likely to
annex Haytl or Santo Domingo and that
Mr. Blaine's views on sugar duties have a
bearing on this point. A Dominiclan
statesman recently paid a hurried visit to
Mr. Blaine. Minister Douglas' return from
Haytl may have some connection with the
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