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Among the books recoived the past
week several deserve special atten
tion. An Introduction' to Political Econ
omy, by Richard T. Ely, of the Univer
sity of Wisconsin, (published by Ea
ton & Mains, N. Y and Jennings &
Pyo, Cincinnati), is a valuable addi
tion to the library of every student of
economic and political questions.
Municipal Monopolies, a Collection
of Papers by American Economists and
Specialists, edited by Prof. Edward W.
Bomis, (published by Thos. T. Crowell
& Co., N. Y.), gives a large amount of
information upon subjects of growing
interest and importance.
Governments and Parties in Conti
nental Europe, by A. Lawrence Lowell,
(published by Houghton, Mifflin & Co.,
Boston and New York), two volumes,
is an exceedingly instructive work. It
traces the growth of parties in Europe
and gives their distinctive principles
and policies. It is indespensiblo to an
understanding of political conditions
The editor of The Commoner has
also received the following works of
Alexander Del Mar, the well-kndwn
writer upon historical and monetary
The Middle Ages Revisited, or the
Roman Government and Religion and
Their Relations to Britain.
Money in Ancient Countries, From
the Earliest Time to the Present.
Ancient Britain, in the Light of
Modern Archaeological Discoveries.
A History of Monetary Systems, a
Record of Actual Experiments in
Money made by various states of the
Ancient and Modern World, as drawn
from their statutes, customs, treaties,
mining regulations, jurisprudence, his
tory, archeaology, coins, mummulary
systems and other sources of informa
tion. The History of Money in America,
from the Earliest Time to the Estab
lishment of the Constitution.
All of Mr. Del Mar's books, referred
to above, are published by the Cam
bridge Encyclopedia Co., G2 Reade st,
New York, except The History dt
Money in Ancient Countries, from the
Earliest Time to the Present, which
is published by George Boll & Sons,
York st, Covent Garden, London.
Mr. Del Mar's writings cover a wide
range and give proof of exhaustive re
search.'" in the field which he" has
Weekly News Summary.
SATURDAY, Oct. 19. Santos Du
mont succeeded in steering his airship
arounu muei tower. Republican cam
paign in Ohio opened at Delaware.
The Hutchins hotel at Houston, Tex.,
burned and the 300 guests were with
difficulty rescued; loss, $20,000.
SUNDAY, Oct. 20 Yale university
began, celebration of its two hundredth
anniversary. Thousands of tons of
hay destroyed aj La Crosse, Wis., by
fire started by tramps. Strike on Chi
cago & Southwestern railroad settled.
Employes assume management of
road and four months' back wages will
be paid from earnings; for eighteen
days not a wheel was turned on the
road. French miners threaten to
strike and Paris papers take gloomy
view of the situation. Col. Charles
James, a prominent figure in. Wash
ington, died, aged 85. Ho was a dole
gate to the convention that nominated
Fremont for president and was a poet
of note. Judge Thomas C. Fuller, as
sociate justice of the United States
court of private land claims, died at
his. home in Raleigh, N. C, aged 70.
MONDAY, Oct. 21. Russia's new
American built battleship was
launched off Isle of Shoals. It ex
ceeded contract speed and Russian of
ficers declared themselves highly
pleased. United States Steel corpora
tion pays $3,318 tax to the state of
Ohio after prolonged legal fight.-
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Yale's bi-centennial attracts thousands
of visitors, most of whom wore former
students of the university.- Detective
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police officers in the country, was
killed by a pickpocket named John
Foley.Annual report of tho Great
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lington system has been purchased by
the" Great Northern and Northern Pa
.TUESDAY, Oct. 22. Fire in a Louis
ville, Ky., theatre causes a panic and
many people were injured in the panic
followincr. Srvnwhnnvrl Tnomifonf.n.o
of the three states met at' Indianapolis
10 perrect pians lor a combination.
The, cashier Of the BoVorrnwn Pn
National bank disappears' with $30,-
000 of tho bank's money. General
Buller relieved of his new command
and retired on half pay.
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 23. Train rob
bers attack Southern Pacific express
train near Eugene, Ore., and are beat
ten off by the express messenger, C.
F. Charles, who wjelded a shotgun
with telling effect. Ohio democratic
campaign opened at Bucyrus. The G.
H. Hammond packing plant at Ham
mond, Ind., damaged by fire to the
amount of $500,000. Tho Foerder mo
rocco factory at Philadelphia destroyed
by fire; loss $225,000. Chinese offi
cials demand tho recall of Wu Ting
Fang, declaring that his popularity in
the United States is proof that he is
not carefully guarding Chinese inter
THURSDAY, Oct. 24. A Chicago,
Burlington & Kansas City passenger
train -was ditched Hear Exline, la., by
a defectively spiked rail, forty pas
sengers being injured, three fatally.
Admiral Schley called to the witness
stand and gave his side of the case.
FRIDAY., Oct. 25. Fire in a largo
furniture building in Philadelphia re
sults in the death of nineteen people
and the serious injury of many more.
Ninety guests at a wedding banquet in
Bath, N. Y mysteriously poisoned,
though not fatally. A laborer in tho
Buttonwood mine of the"'Parish Coal
company, Wilkesbarre, Pa opened his
lamp in the mine. Tho resultant ex
plosion of fire damp killed five men. .
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