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ALOONA. fi IIEPUBLIGAN ' : ItATjT.OCIt, Pnbllnhop*. : IOWA Epitome of the Week, INTERESTING NEWS COMPILATION. CONGRESSIONAL, Siiooiirl .Session. A IIIT.I, was Intioiliicrcl in the, Sonate on the Iflth to allow ttui ox change o( the InU-rost l)nar inc debt, for lr«:il icnUer notes. Mr. Stanford sidvoovtod his bill u> provide the Government with means sulMniont, in supply the National •want at a sonnrl circulatm" medium. A irxolu- tlon was Intrndnr.cil selling forth tho dcslra- t)1lit,y of rnc.ipuicity with Groat Ilrltnln and Mexir-.n. The nice-lions bill was further (Ms•cussed. ...In the llousn n bill was introduced •providing that, no exhibition or exposition for •which appropriation is made by Congress shall toe opened on Buncliiy. A resolution was offered «xpresslnj; sorrow r\t tlin persecution of Jews in Russia and directing the American Minister at St. Petersburg to present the mutter to tlio •Czar. IN the Snnntn a bill was Introduced on the SOth to prohibit the sale of lire-arms and ammunition to Indians on reservations A dozen private* pension bills worn passed, and lite elections bill was fifjain discussed In the House the Senate amendments to the. urgent deficiency bill were, lion concurred in. A number of conference reports on public l>ul]din;;.s were agreed to. A BiLr. was passed in the Senate on the S3d to establish the record and pension office •of the War Department. Various conference reports on public building measures were agreed to. Tho elections bill was discussed Tho House devoted tho day to the consideration of affairs pertaining to the District of Columbia. A rc.soiiil.ion was offered providing that a committee be appointed to investigate tho killin;; of Sitting Hull ami whether or not itwasjusti- fled. IN the Senate on the 2:kl a free coinage amendment to the financial bill was introduced, and •a bill was reported to provide against the contraction ot lite currency. The elections bill •was further discussed ...Tnthe House a resolution was Introduced instructing the committee on banliinu to bring in a bill increasing the local tender currency of the country to an amount eipial to 5T>0 per capita of population. The Speaker announced the names of members appointed lo till the existing vacancies In the House committees. Adjourned to tho L'tith. DOMESTIC. CnAiiLF.s WILLIAMS, a wifc-iminlerer, was hanged at Trailer's lull, ne;ir -Macon, Oa. AC.XKS LF.r.RiniAunT, a handsome •woman of tI7 years, \vlio has four husbands living-, from neither of whom she liad been divorced, was arrested in luis- ton. FRKBKIUCK HOKUM, anolod Xe.w York Anarchist and i'rieml of lion- Most., committed suicide. lie .loft a nott: living that it was impossible for him to reach liis ambition. AT Missoula, Mont... four Indians, Lala Lee, Pierre Paul. Antloy and Pascole, were hang-cd for tho. murder of J. M. Quinn in the sprinff of 1SSO. AT Clarksburg, \V. Va., a colored girl mixed a box of poison in the. eofl'ee which Charles A, Bond, wife and five ehildroii drank. All would probably die. CARL Kounr. treasurer of Piom; County, Neb., was arrested at Norfolk oil the charge of embe.x./.lin.g- S'-U,000. THK Central Mutual Fire .Insurance Company at Fort Wayne, Intl., decided to discontinue business owing- to recent heavy losses. HOUSES in Kansas and Missouri were trying' of a strange epidemic. A rKCUr.fAi; and supernatural mystery surrounds the home, of Mrs. Jane Mc•Gowen at Springlield, O. All sorts of household article:; blaze up suddenly, although being at a distance from any fire. Citi/.ens in the-vicinity were much excited over the matter. THK business failures in the United States during the seven days ended on the 10th numbered, 404 against '-',"4 the preceding week and :H:i the corresponding- week last year. TIIK American Marble Company at Atlanta, Ga., was placed in the hands of a receiver. Assets, 8150,000; liabilities, .$300, «00. -iii.iA.il moNOi.N (colored) was hanged at Mount Pleasant, S. C.. for the murder of Simon Jackson (colored) on May 31 last. He confessed his crime and sang a hymn on the gallows. ZOK GA.YTON, who is walking from San Francisco to New York, passed through Council Ittuft's, la,, on the 20th, 2;J{» miles ahead of her schedule time. Two MEN were killed and ten others injured by an explosion of dynamite near Wheeling, W. Va. AT the leading clearing-houses in the United States the exchanges during the week ended on the 'JOth aggregated $l,0!t(),77!i,97.S, against SL,lS(i,T-iO,:i!)[ the previous week. As compared with the •corresponding week of 18SO the increase amounted to 1.5. DUIUNG a fight on the steamer Big Sandy near Owensboro. Ky., Frederick Johnson, the rook, shot and killed William Jackson and Andy Cass and fatally wounded Andy U'atker and Charles Uranium. AT 15ayo« Cain. La., Kphraim MOB- •dtaza shotund killed Mary Case, a young •*vido\v. because she refused to marry fcsm, and then killed himself. Arcursr KIKKUOGEL 'and his son William were struck by an engine while crossing a railroad at Xotingham, Pa., and instantly killed. Horn the construction and paint shops of the Illinois car works in Chicago tvere burned, causing a loss of §100,000. THK entire business portion of Millard, Mo., was destroyed by lire. JJuiiT CAI>WALLAI»-:I: shot and killed Jasper La/.ure in the hitter's saloon at lUunchestcr, ()., and then, finding that lie could not escape arrest, killed >.im- selt'. The mi?n had quarrelL-J about money. SSK.VK thieves robbed the (lerman- Americaii Rational F,ank of Cincinnati of between ¥10,000 and $15,000. TIIK 217Ui anniversary of the landing of the Pilgrims was celebrated in New York on the :i01h by the New England Society, FII:K at Athol. Mass., caused a property loss of «,!.",:.,000 and five firemen were badly injured, two of them fatally. liic.Nui' CJIHISTIANSKN, of Chicago, choked his wife to death and then killed himself by cutting his throat. Both were aged people and no cause •was known for the deed. Ix the Indian Territory Deputy United States Marshal Ladd shot and his wife and then killed himself. Fmt rtuNDRED friendly Sioux left Rapid City, S. D., on the 20th to try ami persuade the hostiles to lay down their arms. Thirty-nine of Sitting thill's followers had notified General Miles of their intention to surrender. SIONOH Succi, the Italian faster, who began a fast of forty-live days in New York on November 5 at 8:10, ended his fast at S:'10 p. in. on the 20th. Succi weighed 147)4 pounds when he began his fast and 101% when it was ended. TIIK sale stables of Underland & Dennison in Brooklyn, N. Y., were burned, and forty horses perished in the flames. IT was reported thai, the. headquarters of the Mormon church wotdd be transferred from Utah to Mexico. Tnic visible, supply of gniin in store in the United States on tho l!>d was: Wheat, 3."j.:-Mi-(,7(;.S bushels; corn, ',3,117.- S0'3 bushels; oats, 3,4.-i'l,4M bushels. I Ma. light between Hurts iind Slavs at a mining camp near Johnstown, Pa., three of the participants, iiic.hidiitg one woman, were fa-ally wounded. IN a polygamy case from Utnh the United States Supreme Court at Washington decided that a wife was not a competent witness si gainst the husband. JOHN CiAi.LiOAN and John .lohnson. two miners, were held up near Salida, Col., and robbed of 50,000 in gold which they had just secured from prospects near by. AMKI.IA LA BOMPAUD, 19 years old, was froy.cn to death near her home at Mai one, N. Y. AT Bedford, Ind.. Ben Knhatiks pleaded guilty to the murder of his sister Mary last November and was sentenced to prison for life .TAMKS C. McOnicoon, a retired merchant of Tern; Haute, Ind.. accidentally shot himself while out hunting and died instantly. BATKMAN Bnos., wholesale, grocers at Fort Worth, Tex., failed for §500,ODD. Bio FOOT'S band of hostile .Sioux, 150 in number, were captured on the Slid near Standing Rock agency in South Dakota, am! it w;js probable the Indian troubles were about over. TIIK Government engineers at. Simdy Hook tested a new thirty-foot rifle gun, and shells were thrown lii'teen miles out to sen. LKI.AND McEi.iioy, a farmer living near Snyder, Mo., was robbed by two men of ,S4,(><)0 in cash which he had secreted in his house. AT Bninwell. W. Va., during a gambling dispute a man named Biulrie.U fatally wounded five of his companions and was himself shot dead. FIVK men were fatally burned by an explosion of molten iron in tho New Jersey steel and iron works at Trenton. THK stocks of wheat in Minnesota and the Dakotas was given as',J1 .(ill.O'iii bushels, a gain over the previous week of oia,ar,f). THK superintendent of the New York Polyelinie Hospital announced that, in future all applicants would be inoculated with Koch's lymph free of duirgo .')OHA\,\A O'DAI.KV, of Lafayette, Tml., lost her property, and the sheriff went to her home, to r-jeet, her and found her dead. She had taken strychnine. WIT.T.TAM IHTVAI.L, of Baltimore, wrote lellers to a large number of United States Senators telling each that lie had named his first-born son for him. Many presents were sent to the alleged child before the tric.h was discovered. TIIK mint authorities in Philadelphia discovered a counterfeit live-dollar gold piece designed and executed with such remark able skill that few of the experts could distinguish the spurious coins from the genuine. It diflV ;< from the true coin only in size, biv.ng sligutly larger. Tin-: will of the lateM'atthev/ Thomas gives Si,l.")0,0()(l to the city of Cincinnati. THK city of Indianapolis, Ind., was flooded with counterfeit $2 silver certifi- Pllt.Py iirc-n™ ^/-' -ttioo, . »r... i „, i ,) I ,\t'.1d. It was said to be the most dangerous counterfeit that had ever yet appeared. TilKr,F. tramps were lynched near Hnntington, Ore., on the Oregon Short Line, by railroad men, for killing a brakennm. IN a drunken quarrel at, Danville, Va., Edward ICnoch knocked down -James Grnvett and literally .stamped him to death. Dumxo a criminal trial in the United States District Court at Boston on the 33d General H. F. Butlerwiid that it was his last case in the courts, and that hereafter his business would be conlined to ofh'ee pra-ctico. TIIK Grand Lodge, of a new order called the Knights of Reciprocity was formed in Garden City. Kan Tine vicinity of Knoxville, Tenn.. experienced a decided earthquake shock, many persons being awakened from their slumbers. Tine schooner Mary Ellen, from Salisbury, Md., for Baltimore, was lost, together with her crew of five men. Captain Henry Wheatly and son, William Abbott and .son and Saul Gale. Tin: corner-stone of the Henry W. Grady hospital at Atlanta, Ga., was laid by the Grand Lodge of Masons. FOUK men were fatally scalded by a boiler explosion at Brazil, Ind. A BUILDING in process of erection at Barberton, ()., was blown down and seven workmen buried in the, debris, one being killed, two fatally injured and the remainder more or le.ss seriously hurt. TWKNTV-OM-: passengers were injured in a wreck on the Western New York & Pennsylvania railroad near Watsonville. Pa. CouM-.-t.u-3 Sin.uvAN killed Pat Fahey at Lt-xingtim, Ky., during a quarrel over the Irish question. Ku.i.-t G. BAKU and Franklin W. Hull, who cmbcz/.led .§-(0.000 from the Lincoln National Bank of Lincoln, Pa., were sentenced to live years' imprisonment each. Two MKX were killed and two others seriously wounded by the falling o f a brick wall at the stock yards in Chicago. JiojucitT GuKooin-, ;i merchant, uas assassinated in Clay County, Ky., by tho 15-year-old son of Thomas Woods, who had been killed by Gregory. AT New Corydon, hid.. Wesley Tullis killed Miss Fraybill because she refused to mu.-ry him and thru topic liis owu life. THK report «t the surrender of Silting Bull's followers in South Dakota was confirmed on tho 23d, and the Indian trouble was considered practically at an end. In a skirmish In Pratt County the Indians killed three white men. FniK at Axfilia, Mich., destroyed two stores and eighteen dwellings. A OAK of stone became overbalanced while being unloaded near Gosport, Ind.. and upset, throwing ten men down a forty-foot embankment. Five were hurt, two faintly. PERSONAL AND POLITICAL. Mns. WASHINGTON ANDKIJSON. over 00 years old, was buried at Dtibnqnc, [a. It was said that she was the last representative of the family of General George Washington GKOIHJK L. Snout', who was e.leet.c.d United States Senator, tendered his resignation as Governor of Idaho, and Norman I?. Willcy. the, Lieutenunt- Governor, was sworn in IT was reported l.luit the. new secret political organi/ation. known as the Knights of Reciprocity would soon or- ganixi. 1 a State lodge in Kansas PI:K.SIDKNT HAIUUSOM has nominated Henry 15. Hrown. of. Michigan, to be Associate .Justice of the. United States Supreme Court to lill the vacancy caused by the death of Justice Samuel F. Miller. PUKSIDKNT llAntusoN has nominated Colonel Charles Sutherland to be Surgeon General, with the rank of Brigadier General, vice J. II. Baxter, deceased. FOREIGN. RKMI LA MONTANOK, the murderer of Napoleon Michel, was hanged at Sh.er- t>rooke, Que. The excitement attending the execution canned tho death of Sheriff Webb from acute heart failure. OVKU 800 persons were killed by an. explosion in a powder-mill at Taiping, China. A ci.oiiD-iiiiitHT in the district ot Hamakua., on the Island of Hawaii, caused great damage, to property, and six persons were, drowned. TIIK city council of Toronto, Out., has decided that street cars shall not run Sundays. A TKNK.MENT in the Strand, London, was burned, and a father and his three children perished in the (lames. TIIK canal at Cordova., in the Argentine Republic, overflowed its banks, destroying hundreds of houses, and 100 lives were reported lost. IN the election at Kilkenny on the 2;M the Parncll candidate was said to have been defeated by the McCarthy candidate, by 1,000 majority. TIIK ship Magnet left Portsmouth, lOng.. loaded with meal and potatoes to be distributed among' the people living ii\ Gatway, Ireland, whose crops failed IT was said that a vast army of idh; men and their families were, dying of hunger in London. Di'KiNO a storm at Toulon, France, a, brig was wrecked in the harbor and live men were drowned. TWKI.VK girls were crossing the lake on the iice at Holstein, Germany, when the ice suddenly gave, way beneath them and all were, drowned. Mi:s. Nn.i.nc PKAIICKV was hanwd at London. ICng., for the murder of Mrs. Hogg and UK: hitter's infant child on October '.'A last. Shi' confessed her guilt. Sin JOHN Poi-K HK.N.NKSSV, the Mc- Carthyite candidate for Parliament in the Kilkenny district, de.fcatad Vincent Scully, Mr. Parnell's candidate, by a i..j>jority of 1,171. Tnic Hamburg ship Lib.ussa collided with the British ship Talookolar, from Calcutta for London, and the captain, twenty-two of the erew and ten passengers of the Talookolar were lost. LATER NEWS. IN the United States Senate on the £-lth a joint resolution was introduced to provide •*-• "-- •"""""r:,- -=.* A ,^..iv~.* Hags 1:1 the east and west porticos of the capitol every day of the year. The elections bill was again discussed. Adjourned to the a?th. The House was not iu session. TIIK Masonic Temple at Cincinnati was burned, causing a loss of gttr>0,000. AT Holdcn, Mo., the house of Samuel Malonc, an old soldier, was burned, J.Ialrme and las brother-in-law, John llicks, peril-lung in the names. A yii'.K at S:;n Augustine, Tex., de-' stroyed two hotels, half a dozen stores and many housss. PiiKfiinKXT MAIUUSON issued a proclamation d.-;):tring that the World's Columbia Exposition would be opened on the 1st day oi May, in the year iy ( J:i, in the city of C'hicago, and would not be closed before the la.st Tluii'sday in October (if thn same year. AN insurrection in Peru was suppressed at a cost of forty lives. l.\ St. Louis .Samuel Micklcs shot and killed his daughter, fatally wounded his wife, and then took his own life. Despondency in business was given as the cause. TIIK law in Pennsylvania prohibiting tin- sale of olet-mai-garine has been de- cla.ivd unconstitutional. THK iic.,t Legislature of Oklahoma adjourned after passing a complete code of laws -a composition of the Dakota, Indiana, Nebraska and Illinois statutes. FiliK at Vircqua, Wis., destroyed a blork of business buildings, causing a loss of §ir>o,00.'). Tin-; surrender of Indians was re- porUxl at Fort Bennett and Fort Sully, S. I)., about 500 burrcudeririy at the latter plav.e. PKDHO Avnmo Li>ri:z, aged 115 yeiirs. dk;d at liis home near Santa Fe N. M. KiVK p.e-:;rooo who were anvst'.'d for the jnur.'er of Dr. E. Ji. Ui;.;v>vjn iu .Meekk'iii..arjf County, Va., wui'e taken from jail ut MV:-kIenburg and lynched. Tut-, arm of Eisomaa it Co., dry-jfoods cleale;-.i.!t:':mm,-il Bluffs, la., I-iled ior THEIR MISSION FAILS. Th« Teace Embassy Sent by General Itrooko to the Hostile Indians Keturns tTnsncccHsful-PlB Foot's Hand Kseapes. PINE RtnaTC, S. D., Dec. 20.—The peace party failed, as was predicted. Five of the friendlien are in, and report that the rest are on their way in. The enemy are described as crazy, wild and wholly unmanageable. None have come over from the fighters. It is now believed that tho .Seventh liegi- nient will start into the field at once to subdue these warriors. Ugly rumors regarding the attitude of Little. Wound, Two Strike and Big Road arc in emm- lation, but will not be liiado public until proved true. BISMAHCK, N. D., Dec, SO.—Major Carroll made a forced march Tuesday night with fifty-live cavalrymen, covering' sixty-five miles in fourteen hours upon the Canon Ball, and arriving at New Kngland City at 8 a. in. This was in compliance, with orders from Fort Yatos by courier to rescue Captain Fountain, of the Eighth Cavalry, who was surrounded in the Cave hills by fiOO Indians. Two hoxirs' rest was taken at Nev/ England City and Major Carroll contined the forced march southwest in the direction of the Cave hills, fifty miles distant. His force reached Captain Fountain Thursday morning. Aid may have; come in from the south, but if not the surroxindcd forces arc thought to be in a position to hold off the Indians till assistance arrives. Captain Hearst, commanding officer at Fort Sully, has received the capitulation of 174 Uncapapas, including seventy of Sitting Bull's band and fifty from Rosebud agency. Nareisse Nar- cell broiight in 412 of Big Foot's Indians. From these ninety-eight stands of arms were collected. The weapons were all Winchesters of antiquated pattern. Sitting Biill's men want to remain at Cheyenne and say they are afraid to return to Standing Rock. All have siirrendcred and the best of care is being given them. All of the teams of the agency have been started to Duprces to bring in the sick vromen and children. Many leaders among the Indians were very sullen while making final settlements, and there was a great deal of quarreling among the redskins. PIXK RIDGK, S. D., Dec. 35.— General Brooke has received a dispatch from Colonel Stunner saying that the Big Foot and Sitting Bull Indians who sur- reudered to him two days ago had escaped and were making for the Bad Lands. General Brooke at once sent a body of troops under command of Colonel Henry to intercept them, but it is feared that he will not be able to do this, as the. redskmtj have a good start. The circumstances of the escape are not known. SALVATIONISTS IN A ROW. SCOTCH RAILWAY TROUBLES. Tli(;Sti-i!vC of KiujHoye-i CaitBcn an Almost Total StiKpons o:> of Traf-lc—Nearly 7,500 Men Tn5i« 1'iirt, in tho Movi-jsiont. GLASGOW, Dec. 35.—There are no signs of improvement in connection with the railroad strike in Scotland. It • 3s estimated that about 7,500 men are I now out on strike, and busi- ! ness may now said to be eii: tirely at a standstill. On tin-. North ; British lines trafiie bus been suspended, while others are working in an irregular manner. The business people re- i siding in the suburbs are obliged to ' walk from their out-of-town residences to the city, thereby suffering much inconvenience. In and about Glasgow the price of coal has already advanced ; seven shillings per ton, with a pro.s- | pcct of a still further advance in price | before long'. In addition to the coal trouble, -which seriously affects the poorer classes already, it is said that n. eras famine ' u «nmin- ent. Tho police are already taking steps to provide a force of special constables to guard the city in case the supply of gas should i give out and the city be plunged into darkness at night. All the ship-build; 5ln !? yards ifid public works ara without : fuel, and they expect to be forced to i close their doors unless the strike is settled within a very short time. RAILWAY BUILDING. Nearly 5,8OO Miles of Truck J.nlcl lit tho United States Durinf; li'.aO. NEW YoitK, Dec. ;>5.— In its issue of this week Engineering News publishes summaries showing by groups of States the mileage of track laid on extensions of steam railway lines in the United States upon which regular trains are to be run to do business as common carriers of both freight and passenger traffic for the calendar year of 18'Jl). According to the, figures here presented the total addition to the country's mil way mileage between January 1, is'jo, and January 1, 1801, was nearly 5,800 miles, or about 700 miles more than was laid in 1880. The total amount of railway completed January 1, 1801, was 107,17:3; of this amount 80,91$ miles, or over '.1:1 per cent., have been constructed during the. last five years. The following table shows by groups of States the mileage of track laid (.luring the last four years: 1J!87. New England ........... jeis Mtuillu .................. 215 Oontful Novtt:<.'rn ....... l,?6i South AlUunic ......... KS'j Gulf ami Mi:-«is'--ii)i,i Vullcy 1888. JfcS 101 S97 ),M7 1889. Ot) 437 788 1,085 1890. 00 328 701 1,375 . NorUnvustuyn PueiUe C.llrf - 'li!U ItfUO 77-1 851 fiOti OU4 883 8K4 U78 624 AT Hi •y, Miun., two brothers, John iui'.l lVtv>r Kane, iiotf-d despv;-;i- di>,-.s, \veiv :,!iut dead by Marshal .Booth , whik- ivslM.'.nir arrest. j IN ('hu'ug'j on Christmas day ex-Al| donnun .'onus distributed uirioijt/ 2,1100 1 pour p.T.so7i;,, over 500 chickens, two tons of beef, twenty-five sheep aiid 250 turkeys. To 500 people that came after all the provisions were gone Mr. gave a dollar each. Total is,(.-,157 o.OTO 5.0U5 5,775 ,S;i'.vU-l!o j"Iu.;t llic. DOVKK, N. if., Dee, iiii.—Sawtelle was found guilty of murder in the first degree Thurtday and v.-as .sentenced to be baugvd the il rs t T ue.sday iu J aiiuary, 1802 I'i'uu niuiilcr iu c]Ut'r;ti(>ii >.va:j one of tUo moat brutul knuu'i: iu Uie criminal records of New J£uglui>d. Tin.' .Sutt'U'llu.s vrciv .small triidesaifn jn JiuhluiJ. Two brothers lunl inherited .some property, uiul ]sauo, it is a]lei.;eu, always iu- sif>ted Ihut Hivuiii luul lured bolter tliaii he. auu so lUL-dituioil rovuutji... Lust February he induoed Pliruui to allow him to lake the lor- iner's little {,'irl Marian with him ou a trij) to New Hauiij.suire. While tUt-re he telegraphed Birara that Mttrtin was seriously ill aud called him at onuu 10 Koohetiter, N. H. Hiram mot Isaac there. The two started in a carriage lot the housn where ttie..ehild wus, and Hiram was never again seen ulive. Some days later his Biauglocl body uiiuus the hoad wa,s fouad la a 8Mllow grave aside iiom the public road. 1 • Commlsslonet Smith itoalgrng — Did it« Wrlio "in Darkest England?" LONDON, Dec. 20. — The Times an* Bounces that Commissioner Smith, of the Salvation Army, has resigned. Hia resignation, the paper says, at this critical period in the history of the army is most important because Mr. Smith formed the substantial guaranty that an earnest and business-like effort would bo made, to execute the practicable part of General Booth's scheme of Bocial regeneration. The Times says the secret axtthorship of "In Darkest England" is now common knowledge, but tho charitable hypothesis; assails General Month credit for having- written at least two chapters of the book, (leneral Booth's explanation is that he supplied a professional •writer with materials for the book. We believe that when the whole Btory is revealed it will be found that the. .substantial parts of the scheme of city and farm colonies originated with Mr. Smith. General Jtootli, reluctantly accepting these, asserts that the ground ol! difference between Mr. Smith and himself is that while Commissioner Smith opined that it was absolutely necessary to keep the social workuiff scheme as distinct as possible from tho religious work of the army General 1 Sooth's method of inviting donations despite his apparent 'willingness lends to the mingling of all separate funds into one common fund, rendering- it obvious that every contribution to a specific department sets a proportionate amount of tho general fund free to bo spent at the discretion of General Hooth. Nothing but a sense of duty, the Times continues, could have induced Commissioner Smith to resign at such an important .-juncture. There must be something wrong with the scheme or the management of the funds. Those who promised donations are now entitled to withhold them until a full and satisfactory account of Mr. Smith's resignation is given. Jle was the life and soul of the social-reform wing of the army. It is likely that his resignation is destined to be the death blow to General Booth's more ambitious schemes. ALL ASKED TO COME. President Harrison's World'n Fair Proclamation Jsauod— Ho Invites the Nations of Kurtli to Participate in One of tho GiMiKlent. Events of History. WASHINGTON, Dec. 35.— The following proclamation has been issued: "By the President of the United States ol Amuriuu-. A proclamation: "WriKHKAS, Satisfactory proof has been presented to mo that provision has been mad'j for adequate grounds and. buildings for tho uses of the World's Colum- biun Exposition, and thnt a sum not less than 5>10,OCO,000, to be used and expended for the purpose of said exposition has been provided in accordance vrilh tho conditions and requirements of section 10 of an act entitled An act to provide for celebrating the 400th anniversary of the discovery of America bv Christopher Columbus, by holding an international exhibition oi' arts, industries, manufactures, and tho products of the soil, mine and sea, in the city of Chicago, iu tho State of Illinois, approved April 25, 1820. "Now, therefore, I, Benjamin Harrison, President ot the United States, by virtue of the authority vested in mo by said net, do hereby declare and proclaim that such International Exhibition will, be opened on the first day o£ May, in the year eighteen hundred and ninety- three, in the city of Chicago, in the State of Illinois, and will not bo closed before tho last Thursday in October of tho same year, and in tho name of the Government and of the people or tho United States, I do hereby invite all tho Nations of the; earth to take part in an event that is pre-eminent iu human hiwtory and of lasting intcro st to mankind, by appointing representatives thereto, and sending such exhibits to tho World's Columbian Exposition as will most fitly and fully illustrate thoir resources, their industries, and their progress to civilization. "In testimony whereof I havo hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. '•Dono at tho city of 'VVushlngton this twenty- fourth day of December, ono thousand eight iiuutu-ca and ninety; and in tho independence tho cue hundred and fifteenth. "[Seal.! BENJAMIN HARRISON. "By tho President: "JAMES G. BJ.AINE, Secretary of State." BAD MEN KILLED. Two Noted Desperadoes Meet Thoir Deserts ;it Iliuclclvy, Mian. HINCKLKY, Minn., Dec. 2(5.— The bodies of two desperadoes lie at the city hospi tul, having- bean shot dead by Marshal Jtooth. At 10 o'clock Thursday morning- Michael, John and Peter Kane, brothers, came into town and in less than an hour had driven everybody off the street by indiscriminately firing- revolvers and flourishing knives. They confiscated liquor ri«-ht and left and were soon hilariously intoxicated. Marshal Booth finally corralled them in an alley and by a liberal display of arms placed them under arrest, lie marched them up tho. street half a block when they broke away and began firing- at him. The officer, however, was too quick for the desperadoes and sent an unerring- bullet into the head of John Kane, who fell dead. The other brothers then turned a corner and attempted to escape up the railroad track toward Uulufch. Marshal Ifooth followed, firing- as fast as he could cock his revolver, and finally planted a leaden inis.sile in the back of Peter Kane's head. He died from the wound during the afternoon. Michael Kane, was captured and placed in jail, where he is in momentary danger of being lynched. The dead men were single and had been tho terror of the lumber camps of this region for a long time. They were about :iS or 80 years of age and hail from Hastings, Minn. Marshal Booth gave himself up to Sheriff MeLaughlin. I-ived to tho HAKTA FK, N. M., of 115. Dec. :>5.— News ., . . the death of Pedro Antonio Lopes, aged , 115 years, lias been received here. passed oft' very quietly and without suffering, being conscious and especially talkative, up to tho last moment. He knew the end was coming and he had his children and grandchildren gathered around him. He talked to them of the service he had done as a soldier under the Spanish Kings, and he remembered when a certain King and his wife were beheaded, Louis XVI. and Marie Antoinette. Lopez was mentioned fa\ connection with th« census report last Jtoc on account of afo extreme old age. GOLD PROM FARM-LANDS. YOU fl n ct land of inexhaustible fertility and well watered, and at the same time easily worked, being prepared by natnn f CT the plow, yow may reasonably expect to find farming 1 a profitable occupation nndthe farmers in ;uch a country making more than a bare living 1 . Agriculttn-c in uuch a country is like mining—simply taking tfcld from the soil in tho shapo of the finer grades of wheat and other cereals, and it possesses tho great adva,ntago over mining 1 , that the amount of actual work neees fcary to make fi pay is comparatively very small. Upon the great fertile prairies of "Western Canada, where millions of a^rcs o*' the richest land in tho world are comprised within tho Provinces of Mani- itoba, Assiniboia, Alberta, etc., settlers,, oM and naw, have simply taken gold' from tho ground in the shape of magnificent crops for tho season of 1890. Their gold is golclon grain, but it. yields as sure returns as any metal eve* mined. Tho writer visited farm after farm in Manitoba the past season where the yield of wheat averaged from 80 to 30 bushels per acre, and where- oats yielded frequently 75 bushels per acre of choice grain. Upon ono farm of 1,800 acres, the crop of wheat and oats, was close to (50,000 bushels, and of this the first lot of 20,000 bushels of wheat, was sold for 8-lc and OOc per bushel. Close beside this large farm was a small, one from which tho owner had taker his first crop. lie had ntartcd •<" .ch no capital the year before, yet his crop of wheat was 1,000 bushels and the quality- was so good that he got 8.~>a per bushel for it, one cent a bushel more than his. wealthy neighbor, v.-liich. meant just- 8850 for lus first season in wheat alone. With a climate peculiarly adapted to grain-growing, and a population representing nearly every nation, "Western, Canada offers to the settler a most, favorable chance to succeed among 1 friends or fellow countrymen of his own. « THERE are many idol words in tho language of tho heathen.—Pittsburgh. Chronicle. Children Enjoy The pleasant flavor, gentle action antf soothing effects ol'Syr up oi' Figs, when la need of a laxaliv-o iiucl U' tho 1'athor o;. 1 moth.- sr bo cootlvo or bilious the most gratifying results follow its use, so that it ia tho bcsa family remedy known and every family, should have a bottle. Coxsincis tho man who ia always punctual—how in ucli time ho wastes waiting for- other people.—Elmira Ga::o(,to. The most potent remedies for the euro of' disenso havo been discovered by accident. Tho ilrst'loso of Dr.'Shalleabcrgor's Antidote ior Malaria was given, as an experiment, to an old lady almost dying' from tlio- affects pi' Malaria, on whom Quinine acted as a poison. Om daa-i cured her; and a sin- plo closo has cured thousnnds sineo. It is. the only known Antidote for tho poison of" \Ialaria. Sold by Druggists. TJIB office of a dentist ir> also a studio., While, he is drnv/inpr those about, him are intUdn'g music and dancing.—N.O. Picayune. Iloljtlny Rates. Tho WABASII Li>;n announces tho usuaj L0\v HATES i'or tho Holidays. Particulars given by tho nearest Wabasb, Ticket A gent. F. CHANDLER, G. P. & T. A. "PAPA, why do thoy call this census report, from Washington n roujrh count?"' •'Because it has not been tiled yet, my son."' MILLIONS of women uso Dobbins' Electrio Soap daily, and say it is tho be.it and cheapest. If they are right, ymi ought to uso it. If wrong, one trial only will show you. Bn v a bar of your grocer and try it nest Monday. A MAN hired a room under a doctor's offica- so that the doctors wight work over him J a case of an emergency. ALL disorders caused by a bilious state of tho system can bo cured by using Carter's Little Liver Pills. No pain, griping or dis- eomiort attending their uso. Try them. THE anatomist is tho man v/ho can give us the Btirusl "ir.sido inlorumtion."--Puck. TIIUOAT DisT3AKi!3 c.ominenco with a Cou»h Cold, or boro_ 'J'!ire.:i!-, "•Jirawn'a Broncliiaf i roc/iea''p-ive iniuiediato relief, sola unl-j i, t boxes. Prico !25 cts. IT may he said of a iiuin who invests in Or. quarry that his lot ia a hard one,. FORTIFY Feeble Lungs Against Winter- Jvith Halo's Houay of Horohound and Tar. Pike's Toothae-ho Drops Cure in ouo minute, THE more you pelt a tanner tho better no- likes it.—Pittsburgh Dispatch. To EEOULATE 1 ho stomaeh, liver and bowels and promote digesiion, t-.ilco ouo of Ciirter's Lit do Liver Pills every niglit. Try them. IT is a bright man that can tell the age of a saw by looking at iia teeth.—N.Y. Ledger. BKONOHITIS is cured by frequent small doses of Piso'o Cure for Consumption. THE reason why a cow wears horns is he- cause she's got two.—Bhighumton Leader. Js t!io .md story of many Jives madg miserable* Ujrouch no JFuult if tiiclr oivu. Scrofula la luora especially than any itlior a hereditary disease, mill ior this simple reason: Arlsin? from linpum. uud Inaulilcioni bloo I, t.Uo (Jiseaao locates itself in tuo lymphatic*, which aro compustuit of v.-hitu tissues; there ia a period of fouliil life when tlio- whole body consists oi wliito ti'.<suos, ami there foro tho tinhorn child (M csiiocluUy cusicuptililo to« this dreadful dlsoaao. Jluttiicroia a roiuedy for- acrofula. whether hereditary or acquired. H is Hood's Suraaparilla, i7hk'h by Ita powerful effect upon tho Llood, expels every traco of tho disouao und givoa to tho vital fluid the quality and color ol health. If you decide to tiiUo Ilood'u Saraaparlll&i do not accept any substitute. Sold by nil druggists. (1; six for |5. Prei. wod only l>y C. 1.1IOU1) & CO.. ApbUiecarigp, Lownli, HUB*' IOO Doses One Dollar ^ --»«-- Vf wIlVT- F Desigas, Magic limteroa, Skatea, Boxing; Cloves, Tools, Pho-1 tograpliie Outlita, 8,000 IU TH!

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