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^v^vi^^'-s^; " 3.^ W,^ M'tffeJ^Vj n V f 1 - -"et, r "si $» ?3> > ' Cdfbett ftH# Mitchell ap^ 'geared befot* the eouft ftt> Jacksonville aud-tjav« boflds of $&, ood ^ each to appear to* tfial .on February 38. The reconciliation between Emperor , William and Pemce Bisntarck is complete. Oft the Sutfa the prince visited the eteiperat? at the Berlin palace, his passage to And from the palace being btie of triumph. Both he .and the etn- r peror were greeted tvith unbounded enthusiasm by the thousands of Germans who Itoed the streets, In parting 1 at the Station in the evening the emperor kissed tile prince repeatedly upon each cheek, i Princo Bismarck and Emperor Wil liftta have become reconciled, and Germans generally are pleased with the fact. The situation in the extra session of the Colorado legislature has not been settled. The senate will do no business and will adjourn as soon as the house Will agree. The house will discuss all the measures that are presented and after the work is ended, the members will agree to adjourn. In the campaign next fall the several members will choose their owa individual reasons for their cotoduet in. the extra session. Representative McCreary, chairman of the house committee on foreign affairs, has introduced into the house a resolution defending the 1 attitude of Cleveland toward Hawaii. Tho resolution Was referred to the committee on foreign affairs. Mr. McCreary says that the resolution represents the sentiments of nimj members of the committee, and he expects it will be re> ported to the house and form the basis of the discussion of the Hawaiian .ques lion, which will begin immediately after the disposal of the tariff bilL The Rev. Dr. Talmage has given out .the following statement at Brooklyn: "My resignation is positive. I will ask the presbytery at the spring meeting to dissolve my pastoral relations, I hope no effort -n-ill be made to retain jne. 1 have expended all the nervous energy I have to spare on financial questions. Fighting two great fires has taken all my surplus force. I must keep my health for preaching Ihe gos- peL I am in communication with no other church and have no plans for tho future." The president sent to the senate the nomination of Wheeler U. Peclcham of New York, to be associate justice of the United States. This is the place for which Hornblower was nominated. B. B. Campsen and Fred Miller and four others were drowned by a boat capsizing near Sullivan Island, 1 S, C. G. G. Goodale, a farmer, was found near Afton, Iowa, with '" his skull crushed in. He was evidently murdered, but there is no'clew. Public schools were closed and there will be no church services Sunday at Decatur, HI., because of an epidemic of diphtheria. A movement is on foot to consolidate the Philadelphia and New York committees of the Chicago & Northern Pacific railroad bondholders. Tho Supreme court of Indiana has decided in favor of Stoddard, republican, in the shrievalty contest at Valparaiso. He was elected in the re turns by 2 votes over Logo. Madison, Wis., will vaccinate all its> children. The Gazette of Windsor, 111., haa been sold to Lilly & Dunseomb of Sullivan, Seven persons were frozen to deatl in Oklahoma .during tho recent bliss zard. Mrs. J. B. Matson of Portland, Ind.. was fatally bui-ned by an explosion o; gas in a stove. Smallpox has been introduced into New Hampton, Iowa, by a man from Chicago visiting relatives. Prisoners in the county jail at Ot turawa, Iowa, were caught tearing ou a wall in an effort to escape, L, Bowman of Richmond and Rev. Mr, Shaw of Portsmouth, N. C,, were killed in a railroad wreck near Ilaloigh. Philip Boogar, a capitalist of Oakland, CaL, has been acquitted of the .charge of attempting 1 to poison his young wife. Mrs, Bunton and her son, 7 years old, of Newton county, Ind., died of hydrophobia. They wero bitten by a, '4og several weeks ago. Isaac N. Dawton of Wabash, Ind., Convicted sis weeks ago of setting fire ^p the barn of his father-in-law, William Eads, hair been granted a new of* fftditrtet'S Kop&rt Itesuiiiptlon at Mitntlfiitilorte* ttvltfr Jh toeittftttd tat *wocl»- -: tor tli6 Week. Ac- Lquis Uerson, a wealthy sto^f dealer sjf l^oKcesport, Pa., a passenger on the limited express from Chicago to Pitts- was found dead in his berth. • S, P., breweries, closed by prohibition law, are to resume p,n(J a, distillery consuming $,flflO babels of corn >vj|l be \?ui}t b^ V* &*$ rfafl. &J.--B)ll8 word -Introduced at follows! Licensing fnftnuJactuHJri of wholesale and foldil dealers 1H cigarettes and prohibiting sale to persoas under 16 veaftiot ftge; to revise fttid fltfleUdthe refonueJuws, and several bills making appropriations for state institutions., 'Iho senate ngaia went through thd formality of elopting Senator Gear Atid tlien journed. Goodman ofjfey West, > 6£?iQ»$ly injured in ft %fc$ with a *ir«lc§$ i&jjA is not pspeoted tD Jive. , 51 rs, Jpfep Bniddock has just died at §JH!|PW»» P*i »gP4 JSQ ygapj, She W8& % BjPiHM* refrf <% gseapjng forty Bidpwflod, L. I, with tu as and NEW YcfeK, Jan, 20.—Bradstreet's ?e- gort sayS: • The improvement in industrial and commercial lines heretofore reported continues to grow moderately and shows gains from Week to week, although more conspicuously in man- fttfacttfring than in commercial lines. This is indicated by the records of sixty-two resumptions of more important manufacturing establishments this week compared with seventeen shut-downs, and by the total of »84<y 227,000, the bank clearings of the week at fifty-four cities, which is 0 per cent smaller ithan in the preceding week and 31 per .cent smaller than .in the like week last year. More conspicuous increases in sales by the jobbers of dry goods, clothing* shoos, and hats, while improvement in the industrial situation is reported is reported from Lewiston, Maine, Newark, and Pittsburg. There is a much better demand for iron, although at cut prices, and quotations in some lines of iron and steel are "below figures at (which' it ,was supposed possible to produce. Sales of raw wool are larger, notably at Boston.although quototlons arc shaded. Eastern cot-. ton mills are active, but product is not selling freely. Aside from the -depressing influence of an unpreccdeatcdly low range of prices for leading staples, a heavy drag .on general trade now is uncertainty as to tl}e outcome of the tariff legislation. Stocks of available wheat decreased in the United States, both coasts, last week 70i,000 bushels, in Europe .and afloat for Europe 472,000 bushels, .and increased in Australia 1,900,000 bushels. Receipts of cotton for. five months of the current cotton year arc about 0,075,000. bales, IS per cent more than in the corresponding period last year. Bradstreet's annual analysis is of more than 17,000 business failures in the United States and Canada last year shows a net gain of more thun 8,000 in. the total business population in the United States in 1803 compared with 1802, notwithstanding panic and depression during seven months of last year. Exports of wheat in the United States and Canada, both consts (flour included us wheat) equal y,H4-7,000 bushels this week, » per cent loses than last week, bat 10 per cent more than in the week a year ago, and .15 percent less than in the week two years ago.^ There is continued improvement in Ohicrgo in wholesale lines, notably clothing, shoes, hardware and groceries. St. Louis reports sales of hats in good volume for February and March delivery, that shoe manufacturers, arc employing more operatives, and that merchant and pig iron markets continue to improve. The movement of merchandise at Kansas City opened fairly this week, but severe storms have checked it. Money is accumulating at that city. Trade is better ut Omaha, due in part to demand caused by change in the weather. Shoes lire selling- well, but live stock prices lire lower. There is no change at Milwaukee nor at St. Paul, except a moderate cheek in dealings, due to the weather, accompanied by more uctlv-ity in hardware, At Minneapolis jobbing in some lines compares favorably with that in previous Januarys, while at Diiluth tho previous week-, and collections are no better. Failures in the United States were 410 this week, against 25."> last year, aud Tifi in Canada, against, 40 lust year. None arc of great magnitude. PERISHED IN THE BLIZZARD Mnny I'lUiilItlcs Diirlnff Tu«silny Night's Storm In tliu Chorokou .Strip. UuTiiiUK, O. T., Jan. 20.—-Reports arc just coming in of people who perished during the terrific blizzard of Tuesday night. One family of three were frozen to death in Cheyenne county. A woman named Morrison and her children were found frozen in Pawnee county. An unknown tramp was found frozen on a Santa Fe train iu the strip. John Carter, a teamster of Orlando, had both hands so badly frozen that ain- pvitation will be necessary, and there are undoubtedly other fatalities- The suffering among tho new settlers was terrible and umny are ill from exposure. Organized Labor on tlui Warpath. OsjAiiA, Neb., Jan. »0.—There is considerable talk in organized labor circles of filing au injunction to restrain S. tt. H. Clark, Oliver W. Mink, John W, Doane, E. Ellery Anderson and Frederick Coudert, receivers of the Union I'aciftc system, from enforcing the proposed new schedule of salaries. Certain "it is that the men will not submit to the n ew schedule without making a fight and it is more than probable they will resort to injunctions, as this seems the popular way of settling grievances. Sir. CHUd*' CauUitiou Critical, P«l£4DEJ4"WA) Pa-1 J an - 39 >—l'h,e condition pf George W. Childs at mid- n^ighj was critical, and his physicians are greatly alarmed,. Thursday a slight improvement was noticeable, b.ut the cha'nge cuwc la&t night and the patient has grown worse. nd- ^...-.xvpre introduced to remove elides from ballot; to amend tho revenue laws; to amead tho rond laws; to prohibit salo of tobftoco iti nny torm to pel-sons under 10 yeara of nge; to restrain hunter* from trespassing; regulating Rale of Imitation butter and cheese; to repeal "trump" law; to remove doubt about organi'/ntion of eeiioi'ttl assembly and do away with double election of United States senator. Bouses again went through frtrnt of electing Senator (Joar and adjourimient was taken. SENATE. Dos Molnes, Jan. 2k—A number of po- titions were rftcoivod. A lull was Introduced to amend constitution to give universal suffrage to women, and to give them tho right to hold legislative offices; also ono to provide for free text books, Resolutions of respect for the memory of tho late Senators Tuos. C. McColl and R. S. HraiUi wore received. Joint session was held to compare journals relative to vote for. United States senator and senate adjourned. Cooper of Afontgomery offered a resolution providing for a constitutional amendment on prohibition. Hills were Introduced to leneol law for infliction of capital nun - ishmont; requiring certain qualification*' of county superintendents; to strike ou, circles for ballots: to .regulate salaries ot justices and constablas; to prohibit courts from directing tbe-vdrdicts of judo's. After loint session to compare vote on united States senator the bouse adjourned. SBNATB Des Moinea. Jan. 25.—A. number of bills fiwn lelatfVo to proliibitinf? ture and sale of intoxicatin the ng liquors wni read twice and referred to committee on constitutional amonduionts. It calls for the engrafting of'tho prohibitory amendment into the stn to constitution. A 'number of reports ot visiting : committees 'wore' received. Petitions for tho retention of the prohibitory law wore presented and referred. Adjourned. HOUSB. A. number of petitions wero. .presented. Hills varo Introduced roRiilaHnfc lmukn; to prevent and punish fraud In hulen of floods at public or private wi!o by itiuonut vendors, etc. ; to' provide for" adoption of children. Joint resolution, by Mi;lar ^of Leo, providing for a service potiiiion o i! $3 a month if not receiving a larger pension for other reasons, was laid over. Joint resolution for a constitutional amendment prohibiting thu salo of intoxicating liquors was rofwrad to committee ou suppression of Intemperance. Adjourned. SENATE. DesMoiiios, Jan. 38.— -The- Jninfc resolution relative to memorial to conproes pro testing against passage of Wilson bill passed by a strict party vote. A number of bills were Introduced. Adjourned. nousis. A niimbor of petitions wore introduced. Ulil prohibiting prizo fighting WHS reported favorably. .Joint resolution by Miller ot Lee favoring a service pension ot $8 per month was adopted. Morrison introduced a bill to ininiiniKO drunkopueug, discourage saloon keeping and provide for a tax on intoxicants, aud Nicoll offered ono to provide for granting franchise for the sale ui liquors. Adjourned. SENATE. J)esMoiuos, Jan. 37.— Rowon Introduced nn innocent purchaser bill. Palmer ouo to provide flags for school buildings. . Ellis introduced two bills, ono providing Cor sale of lid nor under a combination ot county option, city option arid mulct plans;'' the other provides for exclusive manufacture and salo at wholesale, giving control into the hands oC county supervisors, anil making tho license $1,000 a year. HOUSE. Resolution by Ulnnchard, instructing representatives in congress to favor tho enactment of a law preventing tho administration fioin suspending paymont of pensions without duo notice uiid fair trial by tho courts, and to urgo prompter notion on chums pending in tho bureau, was adopted. Among bills introduced wore ono to repeal capital punishment laws; ono providing thiit members ot a family injured by anyone giving away intoxicating liquors may recover damages; and one to establish a school for tho deal' iu eastern Iowa. _ ___ ANTI-BOND PAPERS PREPARED.' Knights of Carlisle Labor Suit A(juinnt to l!o ItoKun. WASHINGTON, Jan. 30.—T. B. Me- Chiiro, chairman of the executive committee of the Knights of Labor, arrived in Washington yesterday to assist in the effort, to enjoin the issuing of bonds contemplated by Secretary Carlisle. Secretary Hayes of tho Knights of Labor also reached tho city. The papers will bo filed in tho Supreme court of the district this morning. 'Air. Cummings (dem., N. Y.) introduced a bill in the house providing for a popular loan by tho issue of 3 per cent bonds, to be issued in Hums of S20 and such multiples thereof as may bo determined aud redeemable at tho plgasiire of the United States after ten years. Chlcueo Hoard of Ti-ndu. Cniciao, Jan. 36, —The following tabla shows the range oC quotations on the Chi. ngo board of trade to-day: Articles. Wh't, 3- Jftn.... May..,, July.... Corn, 3— Jan.... May.... July Data, 2— Jan..... May.... July Pork- Jan.... May..,. JJard— Jan.... May.... S. JUba- Jan,,.. May..,. Highest .85 88% .98* 18 7.85 6.60 Lowest. Jan. 30. I .50 t .fiO ,85 !ao" .88% 13.12}$ 13.80 0.52 6.63; OLOS ING. ,85 .ss ,30 .20% 13. J8.20 6.63)^ 0.63& Jan. 35. fight has taken place, despite tbe roSe efforts ot «ov. Mitchftll to it On Tuesday the Duval club af* plied for an injunction .restrfcining the sherif? from interfering with the coa- t«st. Wednesday morning six coto- panics of militia were sent to the city by orders oi the governor, The same afternoon Judg« Call rendered A decision granting the injunction prayed foft This was the card needed to take tho trick and the governor gave tip. Yesterday the troops wore ordered to withdraw and the tight took place in the arena erected for the purpose. About two thousand persons witnessed the fight, of which the following is a summary: First round—Dancing, 'Corbett led with left .ort Mitchell's chin, they clinched, exchanged body blows and Jitn reaches Charles' left eye, heavily, Mitchell reaches the ribs, another exchange and Mitchell clinches. Mitchell is on Corbett's neck and 'Jim lands right and right again. Jlist as time was called Mitchell landed a good body blow. Honors easy in first round. It looks as if it was to be a wicked fight. Second round.—A wild exchange and a clinch. Corbett upper cuts his man as they come together. ^Mitchell lands hard on ribs and as Mitchell eanie an •Jim caughthM ori' the^head stdg'geV. • ing him;.Corbett. upper..- cuts Mitchell again and lands with righton Charlie's ribs, Mitchell.reaching Jim's chin.. <A sharp rally with Corbett having all the best of it. Mitchell got ia' twice on Corbettfa neck.. • .Corbett knocks.,.!ntn down twice m succession.. Jim floored his man cleanly and knocked him down again as he essayed to rise. -.The gong sated (Mitchell. - . '. . .' Third round—Mitchell rather groggy. Corbett rushed .at him, swung right and lefc heavy on Mitchell's nedk. Charley Went down; he took tlie full time to rise and then Corbett rushed >t him like a tiger. Mitchell-clinched, Corbett threw him off and floored him with a stiff facer. Again he took all time to rise and when he advanced toward Corbett the latter swung his right with deadly effect .on. Charlie's nose. Mitchell reeled and fell on his face helpless. The referee counted .1, 2, 3, 4, (>, 6, 7, 8, 9. Mitchell is-knocked out. The referee declared Corbett winner of the match and champion of the Wjorld. Mitchell's face was covered with blood. He was carried to his corner in a helpless condition. Time of fight, nine minutes. It was all Corbett's battle, though Mitchell showed well in first. Referee called upon them to do so, but neither responded to shake hands at the start or finish. Immediately after the fight both Corbett and Mitchell were placed under arrest.in compliance with a warrant sworn out by Attorney General Lamar, the charge being "fin-hting by previous appointment." They were placed under 85,000 bonds each to appear to-day. Habeas, corpus proceedings will be brought in behalf of both pugilists. „_, The light was for a purse of «30,0')0 arid a side bet of $10,000, all of which now belonirs to Corbett. HOUSE DOING BUSINESS. 6.60 8.73X KtiUel»oq4 Cowyeutlou. Ok, Jan. 26,—0wing 1 tqthe great storm the democratic statehood jjonventiou ut Perry will not geti to work until the entire territory is well represented. CoL William M. M'elton of Tecumseh seeins tP b*ve the lead for chairman, and the convention will undoubtedly demand that Oklahoma |»dian territory \>» admitted as 9 , . ,, 4 n, Jan, 22.- A bill .to cod]?? the pension laws waft introduced by Pal- raer. Besohition tot investigation, of Wtkings ot Civil service law was adopted. Feffer's resolution questioning authority 6f secretary of treasury to issue bonds wa» discussed bat went over without Action. JlOOSE. , „ Conaideratidu of the sugar schedule of the tariff bill consumed most of the day. During that time tho bounty on sugar was wiped out. The matter of plaoiug a duty on suear was discussed, but not decided. SENATE. Washington, Jan. 23.— Committee on foreign relations reported back Ha- walian resolution to recognize provisional government, and it was discussed at length but not acted upon. Federal elections repeal bill was debatdd, and the senate went into executive sessifln ahd soon adjourned. Adjournment Resolutions Sidof nicked by Colorado Legislators. DENVBK, .Tan. 20. — The' house docs not want to be bothered with resolutions to adjourn at : tvny definite time. The Bonynge resolution to adjourn at the end of this week was indefinitely postponed yesterday. Twd adjouru- inent resolutions were offered and they will probably bo voted down. The house then resolved itself into committee of tho whole, with Mr. Fita- gerrald iu the chair. Prom the amount of business on hand ,the house will not be ready to adjourn for a week. Khedlvo Bucks Down. CAIRO, Jan. S'J. — The khedivo has acceded to the demand inado upon him bv Lord Crornor, the British diplomatic agent here, that he publish a formal retraction of the strictures he recently passed upon tho army and issue an order praising its condition and tho efficiency of the British and Egyptian officers. Mahor Pasha, assistant minister of war, who was charged with inciting tho khcdive to make his hostile criticisms, has been transferred by tho khedive. Horrible Sulcldo at Indianapolis. INDIAN Ai'oius, Iiid., Jan. 20.— Joseph Anselm's dead body was found in a vat of boiling water at Snider's wholesale leather house on South Meridian street. He imagined that his fellow workmen were plotting against him and Thursday forenoon he disappeared. He had torn a plank from the vat and deliberately taken his own life, llis body was in a horrible condition, __ ___ Pyint; Train Kobber. FOHT SMITH, Ark., Jan. 29.— Willis Brown, the train robber wounded in the capture of tho Rogers' gang at Vinita, I. T., recently, and who is in. the hospital here, has confessed to participating in tho Mound Valley, Kas., bank robbery, uiid also the robbery of the express agent at Chelsea, I. T. Tho chances are that Brown will die of his \vaunds. . _ _ ClerU Bobbed Mall*. EUI-ORIA, Kan., Jan. 29,— Harry L. Smith, a clerk iu, the postofflce, was placed under Sl.QOQ bond to appear before the United States District 4ourt, charged with, robbing the mails, HAP A FIRE. by tho Flame* BROCKTON, Mass., Jan. 3d. --The city yiqlf wa§ burned last night at J,0 o'clock, Loss, $15,000; no insurance. At 10:10 five refridflnces. and two ehurclies caught flre and were toteUy consumed, Help was, asked from Boston, Tauuton, unc Fftllftiv^r. At I o'clock; the fire under ssPJatrol. Loss, $90,000. Jan, 24— Fire Ae- . House resumed consideration of the sugar schedule of tariff bill. Amendme&t was adopted placing all kinds of sugar on the free list. Coal schedule was taken up. Amendments were offered but rejected. Iron schedule cams next, but no action was taken upon. it. SBNATC. Washington, Jan. 2-1.— Hawaiian res'tlu- tlon was discussed, but went over without action. After diseus&ing the federal election repeal bill for a while, a bridge bill was passed and the senate adjourned. ltO«9E. The iron ore (schedule was attached by those opposed to the free entry of that commodity, but all amendments wej'e defeated and the provision stands as reported by the committee. Agricultural implements schedule was debated at length, but committee rose to receive the internal revenue bill, which included tho income tux, aud which was reported by McMillan. SENATE. Washington, Jan. 25.— The • bond question. the Hawaiian matter and the federal elections repeal bill were discussed, but no action was taken. HOUSE. Several democrats who are opposed to the income tax • provision of the internal revenue bill resorted to filibustering, and managed to cause enough trouble to bring about; a party caucus:' at which they were voted down. The reciprocity clause of the McKinley bill was repealed. Amendment placing agricultural implements on the t're'e list was defeated. SENATE. Washington, Jan. 20.— Dolph introduced a Hawaiian resolution declaring that 'With a view to restoring the amicable re- ations between the United States and Ha- vaii, the present minister of . the United States to Hawaii should be recalled immediately." Motion by Chandler to post)one the elections repeal bill until nest December was defeated. Executive session. Adjourned. HOUSE. In the course of tho debate on the tariff bill, Cockran, dem., of New V ork, declared tlmtbo was in favor of the tariff bill. That ;he income ttix was not a part of it and that it would not be unless the republicans lelped to put it in. ''Upon that proposition," he added, "the majoiity is about to surrender to the minority, who ore-helping o frame this bill in order to eventually defeat it." All amendments offered were rejected and tho ideas ot tlio committee prevailed. Lumber schedule was under consideration when house- adjourned. HOUSE . Washington, Jan. 2S.— Committee on _:ules reported the special order for the tariff bill and income tax amendments providing for a vote February 1, and it was adopted. All attempts to change tho luni- ior and zino schedules failed. Wilson of- 'erea an amendment to make free' wool go into effect August 1 and tho woolen goods schedule September 1. Adopted. A num- ier of other committee amendments were adopted, but all other amendments wero voted down. _ _ THE NATIONAL TREASURY. Statement of the Assets and Demand Inabilities Yesterday. WASHINGTON, Jan. 29.—The statement of tho United States treasury olio-wing tho classified assets of tho treasury and demand liabilities yesterday is as follows: ASSETS. old coin and bullion $144,041,100 Silver dollars and bullion 8b7,2Ur,429 Silver dollars and bullicu, act July 14, 1890 , 103,083,912 Fractional silver and minor coin 15,515,7(51 United States notes 47,185.821 United States treasury notes... 3,524,862 Gold cartiflc-ates 108,950 Silver certificates 7,' 24,123 National batik notes 15,165,013 Deposits with national depos itories: joneral account 11,848,071 Disbursing officers' balances.... 3,6:32,833 Total ^36,918,025 UABHUTII93, Gold certificates $ 77,327,769 Silver certificates 3S6,046,&U4 United States Treasury notes... 158,072,151 iurrency certificates 44,u?5,000 Disbursing officers' balances, agency accounts, eto 43,764,917 BUHNEU HIS EYES. Terrible Charge lirouclit Agalust Edwnrd 1'oaso at Cleveland, CLENEI.AND, Ohio, Jan. 29.—The preliminary hearing of Edward Pease, charged with robbing his grandfather Sunday night, took placo yesterday. Tho nurse, Mrs. Davis, positively identified both Peaso and Richard Hamilton, who was arrested as an accomplice. She detailed the stoi'y of the robbery, saying a candle was lighted and Pease's eyes were held open and the burning end placed against them. The old man's sight was nearly ruined. According to Mi's. Davis young Pease broke down and cried when she recognized him. Ho SUot Die tiirl. SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Jan. 29.—At Enciual, south of here, a Mexican named Naldena fell in love with a pretty Mexican gul named Miss Josef a Trevino. She rejected him, and a day later he called her to her door and shot her three timas, twice after she fell dying. He then attempted to commit suicide and shot himself in the face. ga is in jail, but will die. ATTEMPT TU UU£_ OFF BILLS. Resolution »n tbe Colprado to prevent TUoIr lutroductioo PBSVEIJ, Colo., Jan. 20.—4n the house yesterday Mr- Carnahan gave notice that he would submit a resolution providing that no more new bills shall be allowed after to-morrow, the seventeenth day of the session. A toil] amending the employes' disability' pil] by striking out the clau&e making the employe liable with the employer fo? damages was passed without the emergency clause. The consideration pf OTga^ai^tegftm^xt^pft v i»i?> ISA-LA ' 6f t exA§» irl| '&> says CoL L. M. Martin, the pAti^ Sent railway man of lowa t who iust returned from an ektended ihfough the southj and after i several days at La J*orte „ , _ ts resources, climate, etc., he awarua- the palm to the above place. Gol< ' tfartm is no stranger to the people ot Iowa, llis name is well known m thousands of cfur citizens' horned a* being a successful, self made businessman, hence his Opinion on a subject tti this kind will carry with it gfreafc ', weight. Educated in the local freight and ticket offices of our ^est low* roads, he has heard the subject of immigration discussed in all its variotoa :orma ami has in his official capacity^' way-billed as many car loads of emigrant movables and sold as rnaBy" tickets to families seeking new homes as any man of his age in the state. Being promoted from time to time until he now stands at the top of his chosen jrofession, he has made a close study >f newly developed countries, and when le puts his seal of apprc\ al OU any one particular locality it means something, "Why," said Col. Martin, "on ;he 8th day of January I saw oranges pellow among the green leaves o£ tho jrange trees; I dug new potatoes as :arge as a man's fist, pulled new rad* shes from their beds, walked and drove over acres and acres of truck jardens filled with rows ofcabbagesi aeets, turnips, strawberries, in fact everything that grows in a well regu* .ated garden. Besides this I saw great orchards of peach, fig and pear trees, soft shelled almonds, olives and lother iropical fruits, and nuts, all looking aS 'resh and thrifty as though the cold frosts' of our northern climate were unknown.". When asked about the. lenvperature of the climate, Col. Mar- > tin stated that the highest the thermometer was ever known to go in the summer months was 00, and the lowest n the winter 40, and only then on rare occasions when the tail end of a norther struck them. La Porte is located between Galveston and San Jacinto bays, s forty-five feet above sea level, and is by far the best harbor on the southern coast. It eclipses Galveston for the reason that while it has practically the same depth of water as Galveston, instead of having but a mile and a half of wharfage it has from'ten to twenty- 3ve miles as may be required which is ;o be free'to elevators, ship yards and all industries locating there. La Porte is supplied with the- most delightful _drinking water in the world, 'rom artesian welle, which are abso- utely inexhaustible, aud as pure as water . can possibly be. Eighteen months ago there wasn't a single house n the town. To-day it numbers one ihousand souls. Has three good hotels, ,wenty miles of shell streets, electric ights and other luxuries of life naturally following a live city. When asked what would support and tnain- .ain the city, Col. Martin said: "I will ^xplaln by telling you that the whole •urrounding country is, laid off into ;en-acre fields for truck gardening. These fields are fast being, purchased ay northern farmers, coming from tho states of New York, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska, who are fast .earning that tbey can easily make more money on tea acres of that ground, than they can on 140 acres of our northern soil. The vegetables from these farms are ready for market much v earlier than those grown in California, and being much nearer St. Lonis, Chi- wgo, Kansas City and Denver,- very large prices can be obtained, and besides in many instances three crops may be raised each year.- Again, La Porte is the gateway through which all tlie products ot the vast state of Texas, together with Kansas, Nebraska, ' Colorado, Iowa and other western states must pass. This of itself alone will make a second Seattle of La Porte, to say nothing of its advantages as a winter resort for northern people and a summer resort for southern^ people. It has the finest beach for bathing in the world. I can't begin to enumerate all its advantages," said Col. Martin. I was so impressed with its future that I have made some investments, and to those of my Iowa friends who are contemplating leaving Iowa I would strongly advise their looking into La Porte, its present and future."; There is no doubt but that the Colonel is deeply in earnest in what he says and is a strong believer in that portion of Texas. ICsoapod from Jail. Foivr SCOTT, Kan., Jan. 33.—J. N, ' Suddarth, a prisoner in the city prison, dug out of jail and escaped yesterday, lie dug through the prison walls with instruments furnished him from tho outside. Editor Stead Talks Iu Orinnoll. GIUSNBI.T., Iowa, Jan. 33.—Editor William T, Stead delivered an address In Grinnell yesterday. He came from Chicago with President Gates of Iowa college. Literary Notes. The publishing 1 department of the United Society of Christian Endeavor, B46 Washington Street, Bostop, Mg^s,, has just recently issued the "Christian Endeavor Year Book and Almanac ifpr 1894." It is handsomely illustrated with over twenty cuts and contains much of interest to endeavorers, an4' the price is only 10 centa The American Amateur Photographer is an illustrated monthly magazine, dc- voted solely to the interests oj amateur photography. Each number is Jilleci, with matter of much interest to people studying the art and will prove of great assistance to such. Its illustrations are of the best and the work of its edr jtors-^Alfred Steightz, P. C. Beach and Catharine Weed Ward—is worthy pf special mention- Published by the Outing Company, New York. Harper's Bazar ior January 12th contains a sketch of Mrs. Susan E. W»U lace, wife pf the author of -'Ben-Ifur 1 * and ' 'The Prince pf India;" a pracUpftl paper on the reduction of embonpoint called "In Favor of Symmetry;" and % trea'.ise on the etiquette of cards. Mr. Ho well's latest farce is called "A- Masterpiece ot Diplomacy," and concerns the anxieties ot the perenT nialjy amusing Mrs. Roberts, over th<j supposed illness of her son, will appear in toe February -— • by " J >Tftfi

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