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THE REPUBLICAN. SfARIt A HAt.t.OCK, ALGONA, v IOWA. Epitome of the Week. INTERESTING NEWS COMPILATION. CONGRtfaSIONAL. Second Session. • Bn^i.8 were passed in the Senate on the "1st ult. to prohibit the sale of tobacco to minors under 10 years of age in the District of Columbia; to amend the inter-State commerce net of 1887 so as to allow tho taking of depositions of •witnesses before notaries public; establishing a port of delivery at Des Moinos, la.; for tho exploration and survey of the interior of Alaska; the army appropriation bill and 110 pension bills. The message ot tho President in relation to the vacancy caused by tho death of tho Secretary of the Treasury was read and referred. A bill was introduced appropriating $25,000 for a monument to Chief-Justice Chase in the city of Washington. .....In the House the Military Academy appropriation bill was passed and the diplomatic and consular appropriation bill (11,604,925) was .considered. A JOINT resolution was introduced by Senator Turpie (Ind.) in the Senate on the 2d proposing an amendment to the constitution for the election of United States Senators by the direct .vote of the people. The fortification bill was •discussed.... In the House a bill was passed extending the time of lining vacancies caused by death or resignation to thirty days (the time •was ten days). The Senate bill providing for the erection of a public building at St. Paul, Minn., at a cost of $800,000, was passed. BILLS were passed in the United States Senate on the 3d providing penalties for embezzlement of pensions by guardians of pensioners; appropriating $SOO,003 for a public building at St. Paul. The fortification bill was discussed. — In the House bills were passed prohibiting the sale of tobacco to boys under 16 years of age in the District of Columbia; grunting a pension to Mrs. E. F. Noyos, widow of the late General Noycs. The sundry civil bill (J&l.S-lS,- 970) and the agricultural appropriation bill ($3,304,8. r >3) were reported. IN the Senate bills were reported on the 4th to provide for the inspection of vessels carrying export cattle from the United States to foreign countries, and to prevent adulterations of food and drugs. Tho fortification and Military Academy appropriation bills were passed In the House the diplomatic and consular appropriation bill was passed and the conference report was adopted on a bill providing for an additional Justice of the Supreme Court of Arizona. • IN the Senate on the 5th a bill was introduced increasing the pension of General Cus ter's widow to $100 a month. The pension appropriation bill was passed, It appropriates for pensions for the year, $133,173,085; for fees and expenses of examining surgeons, $1,500,000; for salaries of eighteen pension agents, ?72,C03. and for clerk hire, $400,000. . Other bills were passed to authorize the con- 'fitruction of a tunnel under New York bay; for .the survey of the interior of Alaska; for .the construction of three Indian industrial schools in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Michigan, the cost not to exceed $.10,000....In the House the time was occupied in discussing the sundry civil appropriation bill, and an amendment was offered to the coinage paragraph providing for the free coinage of silver. DOMESTIC. MRS. HENRY WYSOXG, living near Horton, Kan., took the lives of her two little children and then killed herself. Poverty was the cause. MAXY btisiness houses at Ronceverte, •W. Va., were destroyed by fire. Ix the Northwest generally the thermometer on the 3d ranged from SS be low at Minnedosa to 3 below at St •Paul. At Winnipeg it was 24 below, a' St. Vincent IS below, at Fort Custei 28 below, at Huron 13 below and at Bis marck 22 below. , JOHN TYSON, grain commission mer chant at St. Louis, suspended, with lia bilities of 8200,000. ' POSTHASTEK SEXTON, of Chicago, received an appeal from the postmaster at Townsend, Col., asking aid for tin suffering people of that locality, who •were in great poverty and distress. THE visible supply of grain in the United States on the 2d was: Wheat 23,799,247 bushels; corn, 2,042,243; oats S, 534. SCO bushels. Miss LKXT, the young teacher nea Winnebago City, Minn., who was as saulted by the Kruger family beoaus she punished a child, died of her in jurios. THE western part of Clay County Miss., was swept by a cyclone, and sev eral lives were lost and thousands o dollars' worth of property destroyed. A FIRE at Koakville, Mo., destroyed thirteen business houses. JOHX A. MAKKHAM, aged 40 years, a livery-stable keeper at Holyoke, Mass, while drunk shot and killed his wife. A I'ASSENGKH tniin on the Savannah, (.riiim £ North Alabama road was thrown from the track near (Jritiin and the whole train rolled down a twenty- foot embankment. .About fifteen pas- States pension office in Chicago. number of suicides occurring in Sew "York City during the year 1S90 was 239, of which number 190 were men and 49 were women. DR. IGNACIO MARTINEZ, a political exile from Mexico, was assassinated by /wo movmted men at Laredo, Tex. RUSSELL C. CANFfEi/n, arrested at Dimondale, Mich., for the murder of Nellie Griffin, waa sentenced at Charotte to imprisonment for life. He confessed the crime. THE movement of cotton for January reached a total of 901,044 bales, cxceecl- r>.g the movement for January, 1890, by 04,875 bales. THE total coinage in the United States luring January was §2,720,000 in gold, $3,658,95G in silver and $134,800 in nick- sis. AT Palestine, Tex., Mayor Word at- ;acked Sam Jones, the evangelist, with i. cane. Jones wrested the cane from ,he mayor and gave him a beating. RECEIVERS were appointed at Holiday sburg, Pa., for the Gap iron works, with liability* of 8125,000, and for the Funiata roll.Ung-- mills, with liabilities of 140,000. IN a railWiy accident near Corry, Pa., an engineer and his fireman were killed, and the same fate befel an engineer and fireman near Cleveland, O., and an engineer and fireman at Roch- ster, N. Y. GRACE GARLAND, a well-known actress, who rtescrted her husband three months ak'o, committed suicide at Wheeling, *?V- Va. Hec ; 'a bronze and iron works at Williamsbvrgh, N. Y., were destroyed by fire, causing a loss of $300,000. THE Citizens' Mutual Fire Insurance Coaterloo. mpany of Wla., assigned. THUMB .men were drowned in a mine at Nantii'.'Oke, Pa. ROBER',* BOND, of Lena, Ind., 85 years old, Was Warned to death in his house. DANGEROUS two-dollar counterfeit bills wf^V, ia circulation in St. Louis. ADJXT.VANT-GENERAI, KEKTOX'S report of the .-iiilitia forces says there are in the United Spates 8,312 commissioned officers, 97.057 non-commissioned officers and 7,095.243 men who are available for military purposes. ROBERT MCELROY'S retail dry-goods store in Detroit, Mich., was gutted by fire, causing a loss of $175,000; insurance, .?lciO,000. A FIRE at Greenville, 111., destroyed all the business houses on the east side of the square. AT Springfield, 0., a sensation was created by the alleged return to life of Mrs. George Tyree, who had been pronounced dead. An undertaker was summoned, but before his arrival the lady sat up and said she had come back to be baptized, and insisted so strenuously that a clergyman was called and the rite administered. Mrs. Tyree was better than for some time, and said she \vo\ild recover. ERNEST UROHSLER and Charles Stewart, probably the most celebrated counterfeiters in this cotintiy, were captured at Louisville, Ky., while making spurious money. BY an explosion of powder at the Neilson colliery in Shamokin, Pa., three miners were killed. IN a railway collision at Beach City, O., a fireman was killed and a brakeman and two tramps were fatally hurt. IN a prize-fight at Archbald, Pa., a man named McReynolds was fatally injured by Jeremiah Slattery. AT Boston the stable of Havelow & Bernstein was burned and sixty-five horses perished in the flames. ELMER CLARK, superintendent of the Kansas City Cable Railroad Company, was struck by a grip-car in a powerhouse and killed. THE wife of Banker Cowles, of Clarks, Neb., was killed by burglars and her husband knocked senseless. GOVERNOR MC-INTOSIT, Captain of the Light Horsemen, was shot and instantly killed by an Indian policeman in Indian Territory. W. McZiMMERMAN, the store-keepei and agent of the Farmers' Alliance supply house at Spartan sburg, S. C. was said to be short S;-JO,000 in his accounts. WATER broke into a mine at Jeanes- ville, Pa., drowning eighteen miners. THE Indian war in the Dakota* cost the Government 82,000,000. FOUR miners perished in a snow-slide near Ouray, Col. TKN of the most desperate outlaws in the Indian Territory were captured by Government officials. Mi:s. LAI-HA B. WHITNEY, the widow of Colonel Samuel B.- Whitney, was given a check for 80,320 at the United THE keel of the first iron ship ever bxtilt in Maine was laid, on the 5th, that of cruiser No. 5 at the Bath iron works. A MAIL train on the Pennsylvania road ran into a freight near Florence, Pa., and the engineer and fireman were fatally hurt. BISHOP ENGI.E was expelled from the United Brethren Church at Abilene, Kan., for "indiscreet financiering." THE 4-year-old daughter of William Grimes, of Guthrie, O. T., set the house on fire and burned her mother to death. THE oldest bank in Southwest Kansas, the First Arkansas Valley Bank of Wichita, failed with liabilities of §120,000. THE soda-water factory of E. H. Church at Green Point, N. Y., was bxtrned, causing a loss of $200,000. in PERSONAL AND POLITICAL SAMUEI, BUTTER, 63 years of age State Treasurer of Pennsylvania 1879, died at Westchester, Pa. GEORGE M. BRADLEY, the fii-st consumptive in this country inoculated with Dr. Koch's lymph, died at New Haven, Conn. DR. S. S. STRONG, proprietor oi Strong's Sanitarium at Saratoga Springs, N. Y., died at the age of 78 ears. He was one of the best "known Physicians in the country. SARA BERNHARDT, the French ac- ,ress, arrived at New York. REV. DK. T. N. HASSELQUIST, foi .hirty years president of the Augustana lollege at Rock Island, 111., died in thai ity. CHARLES II. BRANSCOMBE, the foundei of Lawrence, Kan., and prominent in the early struggles of that State, is dead. OFFICIAL returns of the recent elections in Oklahoma showed that the Democratic and Alliance tickets were successful. RECIPROCITY, FOREIGN. men engaged in reopening jommunication with snow-blocked vil- ages between Dimitzana and Tripoli tza, in Greece, were frozen to death. A WOMAN and her three children were burned to death in a fire which broke out in a oarpenter's shop at Nancy, France. BARTHOLOMEW SULLIVAN, a farmer, was hanged at Tralee, Ireland, for complicity in the murder of Patrick Flahive. CANADA has decided to establish dairy schools throughout the Dominion. OWING to increased persecution in Russia many students, Mennonites and members of other sects were preparing to emigrate. A GANG of pirates attacked two war junks by mistake near Ningpo, China, and six were captured and beheaded. THE Governor General of Canada has dissolved the House of Commons. The new Parliament will assemble March 5 next. MICHAEL EYKATTD, the murderer of Notary Gouffc'e, was guillotined at Paris. TEN THOUSAND Vienna shoe-makers went on strike for an increase in wages. A SLEEPING-CAR was thrown ifrom the track near Schreiber, Ont., and fell a distance of sixty feet, severely injuring the nine passengers inside the car. BY a dynamite explosion at Montpelier, France, nine soldiers were killed. IT was announced that Parnell and McCarthy would retire in favor of Dillon, and Dillon would be recognized and obeyed as leader by all the Irish party. IN the month of January 1,225 Italian emigrants left Trieste for America. NINE children were burned to death and several fatally injured at a fire in a Moscow (Russia) orphan asylum. AN edict was to be issued compelling all aliens owning land in Russia to sell their property or become Russian subjects. sengers were severely wounded. THE first annual convention of the Stonemasons' International Union of the United States and Canada met in Syracuse, N. Y. THE police force of Pittston, Pa., resigned on account of the conviction of an officer for killing a drunken hotelkeeper who resisted arrest. THE funeral of Secretary Windom took place on the 2d at Washington, the services being- held in the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, private religious services having previously been held in the home of the deceased. The interment was in Rock Creek Cemetery. l.\ an interview with President Harrison on the Indian problem the President said that the red man was largely to blame himself for his discontent, owing to his improvidence, and that the Indian had not been robbed under the present administration. THE public debt statement issued on the 3d showed the total debt to be 81.544,077.354: cash in the Treasury.8037,- 201,704; debt less cash in the Treasury, $840,505,045. Decrease during January, S15.S3o.496. Decrease since June 80, 1890, $51,673,900. THE business portion of Winnebago, 111., was partially destroyed by fire. THREE uien were killed by a boiler explosion at Cairo, 111. THE Huron (S. D.) National Bank, which suspended payment a month ago, has resumed business. HENRY W. MC-NAMER and his son John were killed near Spokane Falls, Wash., while engaged in a fight with a party of Indians. AT Bloomville, O., Dr. Henry Semp- sell informed his wife on the 3d that he was going to die in the afternoon, and after making all preparations he passed THE poor-house at Waterville, Me., was destroyed by fire and an inmate, a girl of 15, was burned to death. Two SOLDIERS, names unknown, were drowned in the Missouri river at Winona, N. I). IT was discovered that Patsy Devine, of Alton, 111., who was hanged several years ago for the murder of Aaron Goodfellow, of Bloomington, was innocent of the crime. On the scaffold Devine declared that he was not guilty. GHEKX JACKSON (colored), the slayer of N. W. Ward, was tyuched at Greenville, Miss., by a mob. PRESIDENT HARRISON issued his proclamation announcing a reciprocity agreement with Brazil under the new tariff law, to go into effect April 1 next. AT Newport, Ark., an unknown man and woman were drowned. Miss GRACE GRIDLEY, of Arnboy, 111., who has been in a comatose condition for the past year, is now recovering. A LARGE barn near Geneva, 111., was destroyed by fire, and eleven horses and fifty-seven head of choice cattle and a great amount of hay and grain were consumed JAMKS UEDPATH, the well-known journalist and labor advocate, was run down by a, streetcar in New York and seriously injured. THE Pullman car shops and a row of dwellings at St. Louis were destroyed by fire, involving a loss of $250,000. WHAT was said to be the richest body of tin ore in the world w*s discovered forty-five miles southwest of Durango, Mex., by John Pershbaker, of San Francisco. MRS. MARY ROSEN age, who lived in a b; in Newark, N. J., wai starvation, and her t were nearly deftd. JIEKG, 26 years of jsement of a house { found dead from little children LATER NEWS' IN the Unit ad States Senate on. the 6th the naval appropriation bill was reported and the iloiise bill providing for the adjustment of accovmts of laborers, workmen and mechanics arising out of the eight-hour law was discussed. In the House the bill amending the land-forfeiture act by extending the time was passed, and the free silver coinage amendment to the sundry civil appropriation bill was de- i'eutf d by a vote of 1S4 to 127. A liimniE gave way over the Coosa river near Shelby, Ala., and four men were killed by falling timbers. IN th-3 United States the business failures during the seven days ended on the Gth numbered 200, against o20 the preceding week and 321 the corresponding week last year. A.v avalanche buried twenty-two wood-cutters working on a mountain side in the province of Glarus, Switzerland. BY an explosion of giant powder in a mine near Kokomo, Col., William Young and John Anderson were blown to atoms and John Johnson, John McLeod and Will Crane were fatally hurt. THE failure was announced at Bradford, Eng., of Mitchell & Hhepard, manufacturers of woolens, for 8415,000. By the burning of M. E. Mosher's stock-barn at La Crosse, Wis.. the valuable imported stallions Royal David, Ally Sloper and Sir Wilfred lost their lives. FRANCIS R. JUGG, who fought with Napoleon at Waterloo, died in Albany N. Y., aged 08 years. OWING to the overflow of small streams in Alabama many farms were under water, and much loss had been sustained by the drowning of live stock and the destruction of farm-houses and fencing. THE village of Ellisville, 111., suffered from fire, nearly all the business houses being consumed. MRS. AMOS ROBERTS, aged 100 years, died at Grand Rapids, Mich. Two MEN held up a clerk in E. L. Wilsdorf s jewelry store at Cleveland, O., and took .f 1,000 worth of watches. IT was reported that the American Express Company had secured control of the National Express Company. OVER 5,000 eases of the grip were reported in California. THE weekly trade report of a New York business agency said that throughout the country business continued to exceed last year's on the whole, and was in character more healthy and conservative than usual. Money was e The New Republic of Bra*ll the First to Accept the McKlnley nill'8 f repetition —President Harrison's Proclamation Be- tuning the Kosult of Negotiations—Hen- eflta to tho United States. WASHINGTON, Feb. 0.—The President late Thursday afternoon issued the following proclamation: "By tho President of the United States of America—A proclamation: "WHEREAS, Pursuant to section 3, not of Con- freaa, approved October 1, 1890, entitled 'An Act to Reduce the Revenue and Equalize Duties on Imports uncl for Other Purposes,' the Secretary of State of tho United States of America communicated to the United States of Brazil the action of the Congress of the United Btatos of America with a view to secure reciprocal trade In declaring the articles enumerated in said section 3—to wit, sugars, molasses, coffee and hides, to be exempt from duty upon their Importation Into the United States of America; and "WHEREAS, Tho Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of Brazil at Washington has communicated to the Secretary of State the fact that, In duo reciprocity and for consideration of the admission into the United States of America free of all duty of the articles enumerated In section 3 of said act, the Government of Brazil has, by legal enactment, authorized tho admission from and after April 1,1891, Into all the established ports of entry of Brazil, free of all duty, whether National, State or municipal, of the articles of merchandise named in the following schedule, provided that tho same be the product and manufacture of the United States of America. "Schedule of articles to be admitted free Into Brazil: Wheat, wheat flour, corn or maize and the manufacture thereof, including cornmeal and starch; rye, rye flour, buckwheat, buckwheat flour and barley; potatoes, beans and peas; hay and oats; pork, salted, including pickled pork and bacon, except hams; flsh, salted, dried or pickled; cottonseed oil; coiil, anthracite and bituminous: resin, tar, pitch and turpentine; agricultural tools, Implements and machinery: mining and mechanical tools, implements and machinery, including stationary and portable engines and all machinery foi manufacturing and industrial purposes, except sewing machines; instruments and books for the arts and sciences; railway-construction material and equipment. "And that the Government of Brazil has by legal enactment further authorized the admission into all the established ports of entry of Brazil, with a reduction of 85 per cent, of the duty designated on tho respective article in tho tariff now in force or which may hereafter be adopted in the United States of Brazil, whether National. State or municipal, of the articles or merchandise named In the following schedule, providing that the same be tho product or man ufucture of the United States of America: Lard and substitutes therefor, bacon, hams, butter and cheese, canned and preserved meets, fish, fruits and vegetables; manufactures of cotton, Including cotton clothing; manufactures of iron and steel, single or mixed, not included in the foregoing schedule; leather and tho manufactures thereof, except boots and shoes; lumber, timber and the manufactures of wood, including cooperage, furniture of all kinds, wagons, carts and carriages; manufactures of rubber. "And that the Government of Brazil has further provided that tho laws and regulations, adopted to protect its revenue and prevent fraud in tho declarations and proof that the articles named in the foregoing schedules are the product or manufacture of the United States of America, shall place no undue restrictions on the importer or impose any additional charges or fees therefor on the articles imported; and, "WHEUEAS, The Secretary of State has by my direction given assurance to tho Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of Brazil at Washington that this action of the Government of Brazil in granting exemption of duties to the products and manufactures of the United States of America is accepted as a due reciprocity for the action of Congress as set forth in sections of said act. Now. therefore, be it known, that I, Benjamin Harrison, President of the United States of America, have, caused the above-stated modifications of the tariff law of Brazil to bo made public for the information of the citizens of the United States of America. "In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the United States to be affixed. "Done at the city of AVashington, this fifth day of February, one thousand eight hundred and ninety one, and of the independence of the United States of America the one hundred and fifteenth. BENJAMIN HARRISON. "By the President: ••JAMES G. BLAINE, Secretary of State." The first of a series of letters which passed between Secretary Blaine and the Brazilian Minister upon the subject of reciprocity was written by Mr. Blaine and was dated November 3, 1890. In it the Secretary of State expresses to Senor Mendonca the hope that the Government of Brazil will meet the Government of the United States in a spirit of sincere friendship in its desire for such trade relations with that country as shall be reciprocally equal, and that it may be the happy fortune of Senor Mendonca and himself to be instrumental in establishing 1 commercial relations between the two Republics on a permanent basis of reciprocity profitable to both. In his reply, dated January 31, 1891, Senor Mendonca informed Mr. Blaine that the United States of Brazil is animated by a desire to strengthen and perpetuate the friendly relations which happily exist between it and the United States of America and to establish a basis of reciprocity and equality. Under the provisions of the agreement Brazil reduces her import charges vipon American products of the farm, factory and mine to the extent of about £5,000,000 annually, which is as far as she could go in the present state of her finances. The present annual importation of sugar from Brazil is about liia.OOO tons, and it is believed that under the stimulus which this reciprocity will give she will this year increase her sugar shipments to 200,000 tons, next year to 500,000 tons, and that in five years Brazil will be able to furnish all the sugar required in the United States. Some idea of the far-reaching importance of this reciprocal agreement may be gathered from the estimates which have been made of the increased trade which .vill result. At present the United States pays to Brazil annually about SW5,000,000, while it only receives §8,000,000 in return. It is expected that in three years Brazil will pay the United States in return for our manufactures and products at least 8125,000,000, which amount vyill be distributed through every section of the country. FOR THE GOOD OF MANKIND. MILLIONS FOR THE FAIR, Appropriation Hills for the ColumbUtt Exposition Pending Before Various Stftt« Legislatures. CHICAGO, Feb. 7.—World's fair appropriations' are under consider ation in the several State Legislatures, and the following statement has been prepared by the Department of Publicity and Promotion. In the following 1 eight the Governors have prepared and recommended bills appropriating money for exhibits, but the Legislatures have, not yet convened: Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Nevada, Wyoming and Utah. In the following twenty-five States bills have been introduced in the Legislatures appropriating the amount appended to each: Alabama 8 Arkansas California Colorado 100,000 100,OOJ New Mexico.. 85,009 Ohio 100,000 800,000 Oregon 250,000 Iowa 160,000 Illinois 1,000,000 Indiana lfi(»,000 150,000 Oklahoma Kansas 150,000 Texas fiO.OOJ 850,000. 40,000 Pennsylvania. South Dakota. Tennessee.... Vermont. Washington... Wisconsin.... 7,000 50,001) 40,000 850,000 800,000 5,000 240,000 75,000 Total $4,097,000 Mass'chusetts Minnesota.... Maine Nebraska 150,000 North Dakota 50,000 New York.... 850,000 In the following four the bills have passed the Senate: Colorado, Iowa, Oklahoma, and Vermont. In the following six the bills have passed the lower House: California, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, Oklahoma, and Vermont. In the following three bills have passed both Houses: Iowa, Oklahoma, and Vermont. In the following two they have also been signed by the Governor and are in full force: Iowa and Vermont. In Arkansas the bill has been defeated. The appropriations from California and Texas represent the smallest part of the amount to be expended for State displays. Commissioner DeYoung says California will spend fully $1,500,000, and the people of Texas are already at work to raise 81,000,000. FOR A COMMERCIAL CONGRESS. No one doubts that Dr. Sage's Catarrh Remedy really cures Catarrh, whether the disease be recent or of long standing, because the makers of it clinch their faith in it with a $500 guarantee, which isn't a mere newspaper guarantee, but "on call" in a moment. That moment is when you prove that its makers can't cure you. The reason for their (aith is this: Dr. Sage's remedy has proved itself the right cure for ninety-nine out of one hundred cases of Catarrh in the Head, and the World's Dispensary Medical Association can afford to take the risk of your being the one hundredth. The only question is—are you willing to make the test, if the makers are willing to take the risk? ; If so, the rest is easy. You pay your druggist 50 cents and the trial begins. If you're wanting the $500 you'll get something better— a cure/ A Mooting of Delegates from Western States to Ue Called. TOPEKA, Kan., Feb. 7.—'•Senator Kelly has introduced a resolution calling a commercial congress at Kansas City of all States and Territories west of the Mississippi and the following other States: Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Michigan, Wisconsin and Illinois. The resolution was introduced at the request of prominent citizens of Missouri, Kansas and Colorado. The object of the congress will be to urge upon the National Congress such legislation 'as is deemed necessary for Western agricultural and mining States. It is to be strictly non-partisan. As a basis of representation the resolution suggests that each State be allowed delegates equal to the number of its Congressional delegation and that the Territories shall be represented by five delegates. Copies of .the resolution are to be sent to the executive of each State entitled to representation. SILVER MEN DEFEATED. The House Refuses to Adopt a Free Coinage Amendment to the Sundry Appropriation Bill. WASHINGTON, Feb. 7.—The House of Representatives at Friday's session, by a vote of 134 to 137, sustained the chairman of the committee of the whole in his decision that the amendment to the sundry civil appropriation bill, providing for the free coinage of silver, was not germane to the bill. This vote indicates the strength of the free silver men in the House. The following Democrats voted in the affirmative: Andrew, Mutchler, Vaux, Spinola, Dunphy, Wiley and Clancy. The following Republicans voted in the negative: Carter, Townsend (Col.), Lind, Bartine, Turner (Kan.), Kelly, Law, Connell, Hermann, Sweet and Clark. The vote was so close that it was not evident until the last moment which side would be victorious. DI ED OF OLD AG E. For Coughs & Colds. John F. Jones, Edom,Tex.,writes- I have used German Syrup for the past six years, for Sore TLioat, Cough, Colds, Pains ia the Chest and L,ungs, and let me say to anyone wanting such a medicine— German Syrup is the best. B.W. Baldwin, Carnesville.Tenn., writes : I have used your German Syrup in my family, and find it the best medicine I ever tried for coughs and colds. I recommend it to everyone for these troubles. Freeman H. Morse, AVho Was Consul-General at London Uurlngr the War, Dies in London. LONDON, Feb. 7.—An American died at Surbiton Friday whose name is almost unknown to the present generation, but who during our civil war was in the closest confidence of Minister Adams and engaged in spotting the privateers set afloat by the hostile British shipbuilders. This was ex- Consul-General Freeman II. Morse, from Bath, Me. He came here in 1801 as an appointee of Lincoln. He remained in the office of the Consul-General till 1STO, when he was succeeded by Adam Bacleau. Morse never returned to America after his removal from oflice, but lived a retired life in England. He died of sheer old age, having reached 84 years. UNDER AN AVALANCHE. Twenty-Two Swiss Wood-Cutters Buried Under a Mountain of Snow, Kocka and Trees. BEHNE, Feb. 7.—News of a terriblo disaster comes from the village of Rue- atti, Canton of Glarus. A large number of wood-cutters were at work cutting wood on the side of a mountain near that village when suddenly a rumbling, crashing sound was heard, and before many of the poor men could escape a huge avalanche thundered down upon the wood-cutters, burying twenty-two of them beneath a mass of snow, ice, rocks and trees. Every effort is being made by the neighboring villagers to rescue the men who may be alive and to recover the dead. Up to tha present, however, only three bodies Uave beeu recover ^d. Basis of the Coming Woman's National Temperance Council. NEW YOBK, Feb. 6.—Miss Frances E. Willard sends out the following as the basis of the Woman's National Temperance council which meets in Washington February 83 to 25: "The women of the council, sincerely believing that the best good ot their homes and Nation, will be adv uueed by their greater unity of thought and sympathy of purpose, and that unorganized movement of women will best conserve the high- eat good of the family and the State, have banded themselves together in & federation of workers committed to the overthrow <# «U fovias oj ' icrance aad injustice, and to R. Schmalhausen, Druggist, of Charleston, 111.,writes: After trying scores of prescriptions and preparations I had on my files and shelves, without relief for a very severe cold, which had settled on my lungs, 1 tried your German Synip. It gave me immediate relief and a permanent cure. ® G. G. GREEN, Sole Manufacturer, Woodbury, New Jersey, U. S. A of pure Cod Liver Oil with Hypo- phosphltea of Lime and Soda la almost as palatable as milk. Children enjoy It rather than otherwise. A MARVELLOUS FLESH PRODUCER It la Indeed, and ttii» little lads and lasales who take cold easily, may be fortified against a cough that might prove aerloua, by taking Scott'e Ernulalon after their meals during the winter season. Beware of substitutions and imitations. Trom the "Medical Review." "Upon th« first symptoms of U ver Complaint the mis-, guided sufferer applies blue pill, calomel ami other mineral poisons, in the delusiva hope of obtaining relief; whereas these pow-r erful purgatives but aggravate the dlseaia and debilitate tho cousUtutlin. Dr. Tutt has had the courage to ignore this killing: practice of the old school. HIu remedies, drawn from the vegetable kingdom, are almost miraculous in renovating the orokoa down body. The letters of, cured patients ia the Doctor's possession are a tribute of gratitude to Ills genius and skill which but few can nlilblt. HisLiverPillsareseutallove*- the world. They can be found in every t ow» And hainlot in the United States." Twit's livei? Pills ACT MILDLY BUT THOROUGHLY. MILITARY GOSSIP. PEESIDENT DIAZ began his political career while an officer in the army by heading' an insurrection. He kept on in that line until he reached the Presidency, but is now the most conservative politician in Mexico. TUB Chinese on the Russian frontier are restoring the fortifications of the town of Kuldja. Ao enormous fortress is nearly finished, with mud and clay w»lls twenty-toyee feet h%h, tw*eljy- five feet thick *nd ei^ht hundred w*d THE PEDPUE'S REMEDY. PRICE i25G LEADING SORTS. LATEST NEW VARIETIES. LIBERAL TERMS. Labor, Not Experience, Required. Live, Energetic Men Succeed. Location Permanent, If Desired. LOOK! OUTFIT FREE 1 •MUhM m«. LET US CORRESPOND. WSO. BOUISOS * SON', fiaw tiun*r>t>. ttOCUKBTKK, I. f, MEN WANTED Children Tense For It! L***

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