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LESS THAN Ml CENT A DAY NEARLY TWO THOUSAMO PAGES ' D-r»r S «." ' •• •• . . ••A (klr-M.il. M«n," "K-nTlu'I Wift,' •• Dotlllll DOIT,." "Tt,« D««rt»r, ..... ! *h« WbiitMnr fhxJT," "At Anc'har." "A L«nd of IXJT,." "ft,, KM jJi™»l»1o M!r.M." "Arph S"*l •»« Br!«r Ti-ira." "-n-« T«rr»- rnlta Butt/'" Frem tin R«iii«." "CT.«* Mi Crnijwr. C!""!k " «to . rte. Th« mt-fTlptltm prtra »' »>>'•" *'"« of the MnntMlM" tl hut $3 '*> ft 7«r. fi*n>Fi* M--OJIJ lent —ir^nl if !<?««(« In ilsnpa- Ad>ir«M i.,^,, . LIPPINCOTT9 MAGAZINE. PllrLADSBPtttA. VOLUME 6. STERLING ILLINOIS'. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 3 1888 NUMBER 299 MOSES QILLOJ* Has jnst recetTed a car of SPLINT COAL Just tJie thing to fam in YOUR CRATES TbJ* k*n« «f w«stlier. TBY IT. caisA.0, smmups? a, a, OOIVO KA«T. I OOITTO WRST. fl—Pas^nKer Oils a.m.pc—PaBscnger 2:«p.m. 7ii—Freight »:«5 p.m.!«—rrclght 8:4Sp.ra. ABtllVR PnT)M KART. lARIimt FHOM WKRT. 7iv_['ainenEer...«:IOp.m. .'IS—P:««pnEer 10:30».m. 77—Freight 9:40 a.m. 41—Freight 1:30 p.m. Passenger No. 3fl connectswlth trains eaat snrt wiut on Clinton Branch: with C. R. I & P. B. B. at Kock Island east and west; with Oalssbura pftflsenger Rt Elo; with main line for points west Council Binds, Omaha and beyond, and at Bushnell for Kansas City and points beyond. c. & N/W.-T.M.. TABLE. ootiro BAST. .OOINOWBMT Murshalltown FsssengerlClinton Pass., 8:17 p. m, - . ,.. !•*" p. m. Fuclflo Ex .2:28 a. tn, D«nverPa»s...lO:28 a. m.|UenverPaii»-.4.-Wp."m; Atlantic Ex 3:S7 a. m. Mftrahalltown - Clinton I > as8....ea7 a. m.HPa»senger~l:18_nu. KENNA AND SHERMAN. THE TWO SENATORS "HAVE IT OUT" ON THE TARIFF. FK«I<JHT TRAINS THAT CAKBY PAS««MOBBS. No. OOIKQ KAJT. . ......».1T p. m. oorita WMT. . — ...... . . t*0, M. .._-.... .5:27 a.m. No. 78.... No. »T.... -,.10 3« (v. m. .....3-.135, m. IMPROVED FARMS IN Lee County, IOWA & KANSAS FOB SALE OR TRADE. TOWN PROPERTY \ For sale, or trade for stock. TWO €>OO1> IIOUMF.H Ih Rock Falls, for sale. Call and see what the bargains are. EDWARD C. UNDERWOOD. West Virginia's Elnqtient Young Statesman Stnml* Up fur a £qtmrn I-une, an<l glinrmiin Says Mft Is Cllnd of It—Tbe Ij«n<l f!r»nt» nnd Tliplr Advocates—Do- Ingft In CnngrrB*—Offlcinl Item*. WAHIUNOTON Crrr, Feb. R.—Interest In the senate Thursday was eenter»<l In the speech of Kemia of Wnst Virginia in aiuwur to tbot_nf^Hhernmn some dnys a a 'o. Tlie speech r/ni a cnnh. fully propnred one and was delivered with vigor and eloquence, the HEADQUARTERS FOR The Finest COSFECTIONERY Made and the Choicest FRD1TS Grown, constantly on hand at JNO. P, LAWRTE'S. r A few choice tracts ot land now In the hands of P. B. Hubbard, locate* in Iowa and Southern Minnesota, wltli W\RR\NTED PERFECT. While many of the lands now owned by specn lators are under a cloud of title. These lands are sold with PERFECT ABSTRACTS. HRIOES TROM SIX TO TEN DOLLARS TEB ACHE. I have also u FARM WEST of EMPIRE For sale cheap, on which a good property In Sterling or Rock Falls will be taken aa part payment. Now Is the time to get good bargains. HAPB A.HD DESCRIPTION* Can be bad at my office, and cheap tickets to show western lands. . Welaya sure l>suaff«rons> on These Bar' Coins'. F. B. HUBBARD. Land office opposite Manuerchor nail, KIRK'S FLOATING SOAP THE CHIEF F6* the Bath, Toilet nnd Laundry. Snow White and Absolutely Pure. If yonr dealer does not keep Whlto C!ou<J Soap, tend 10 cents for uraiple cake to tbe mskera, JKS.S. KIRK &CO., CHICACO. speaker's Derao-^ r.ratlc rollooguwi and the galleries showing their appreciation of the JOHN K. 1C1CNNA. points miule In a manner that was nearly fatal to tho historic dignity of the chamber. Keuna twitted Sherman with having experienced a complete change of opinion since i6C7, 187(5, and 188.', and declared Hint tbs latter's reference U Jefferson's view of a surplus was garbled, and gavo an entirely erronoom Impression of what tbe sentiments of Jefferson really were. In defending the existence of a surplui Sherman was dlnmetrically opposed to Jackson, Webster, Republican presidents and secretaries of the treasury, and many other He- publican statesmen. The president could woll afford to stand against stopping subsidies. Sherman policy had already driven American ships from the high seas, and he Boomop to be willing to continue the deBtruo- lon of our shipping Interests which bad been so successfully prosecuted in past years. Kenna argued that it woa true we bars no ships—they are prohibited together w(th obscene literature, counterfeit coins, and contagious diseased. These constituted the excluded class, yet obscene literature finds admission, and so does counterfeit coin and contagious disease. Republican protection succeeded only In excluding ships. Tbe senator from Oulo, who viewed with complacency the surplus In the treasury, perhaps congratulated himself that there is no surplus in 'ships. Tlie policy of subsidies which he advocated could not correct the evils of tbe pretended policy of protection which drives our commerce from the seas and confines our producere to ,the home market, and prevents them from carrying the . fruits of -, their Industries to the markets ot tbe world. The senator from Ohio had oom- plalnod of the failure ot a Democratic house to pass the Blair educational bill When he Invoked tho Bluir bill In opposition to 'the relief of the burdens of taxation and held It up as a menace to the demand ot the country for reform and reduction of taxation, bo adopted the most practical and sure way to defeat tho passage of that bllL When he asserted that It shall Interfere with the taxation of the country and contribute to the perpetuation of Intolerable burdens he compelled ninny of Its friends to abandon It j&mna denied the assertion that reducing duties Increases Importation and Increases the revenue.' Protection might be so high as to prevent Importation and yield no revenue, but the other extreme la free trade, 'which nobody asks. The true solution Is a fair and just medium, producing just the' necessary revenue' in a spirit of fuirneits to all Interests. Sherman had referred to a proposed degradation of the worklncman.' The president proposed only to lift the burden and give him «qual 'opportunities In tha struggle for life. The freedom, intelligence and manhood of American labor, exerted at tbe polls, would not 'allow present conditions to exist longer. The president stands squarely by the platform upon which he was elected, and Kenna, wished Ito express his hearty co-operation. He expected from the house a bill framed In a spirit ot conservative fairness to all sections and Interests. The- system which -the senator from Ohio championed bos caused more strikes, more distress, discontent, starvatlbn and death than any other system the country; has svur Boon. It Is time for a Changs end the president gravely confronts congress with tba requirements. There was nothing in his recommendation to alarm the country. A spirit of fairness and justice to all would prevail, aud both tha , benefits and tbe burdens of our : " system : of taxation, internal and external, would be fairly distributed, He rf bad no doubt the tobbaco tax would be reduced or repealed. Iron and coal and wool would be allowed their fair share in, tbe benefits of a revised system. Monopoly, fortified and 'entrenched behind twenty years of exaction 'and mlarulo. will have to go. Its citadel will ba stormed in . this congress, and the 'mask of Republican protection will be. torn {from tbe face of deceit aud «i tort Ion. When a bill came from tbe house it would be time enough for the consideration of details, and among tha foremost advocates of tbe Northern PaclBc grant, end of the second Union Pacific law. were such Democrats as'°Hen. drlcka and Roverdy Johnson. And those grant* were made by the consent of the people of the United States and in pursuance of resolutions of the Democratic and Republican national conventions ot 1>M:>. They were mnda without regard to parties or to north or south; for the south hod also, at that time, a project for a Southern Pacific railroad. , lt) .. i The Republican party said it would not strike down any protected industry of the country; that when manufactures had sprung up by tbe aid of protection it would not strike them down, derange their conduct, derange their plans, lower the prices of their labor, i Tbe Republican party would join with the-Domocr»tic pnrty In reducing such taxation as bare heavily on the people; but It would preserve the system of protection by tariff duties just so long aa it was necessary to give'to Americans a,fair chance in the trade 4 and commerce . of the country, to as not to invite foreigners to compete with boms Industry. The law referred to by the senator from West Virginia [In regard to immigration under contract] was passed In the midst of the war, when 3,000,000 northern men were down In the south. . It was a law inviting foreigners to help to make good tbe absence ot brav* Union soldiers. He would have voted then for any kind of law to defeat the Democratic party of that day. But be was sure that he bad voted tor ita repeal whenever that matter was presented. Ho congratulated congress that th* country was now to have a fair, square, manly issue presented on the industrial question; a question which affected tha life, property and interests ot every citizen; a question between protected labor In this country and tbe pauper labor of Europe; a question betweou diversified industries and that of a single (agricultural) interest, with a few blacksmiths' • aud carpenters' shops collected throughout the country. Amid the hum of applause which followed tha close of Sherman's remarks Reagan rose and briefly defended tbe Democratic party from the charge that It had presented no affirmative propoeltloh during the ten years that tlw party had a majority In the house of representatives. He disclaimed responsibility for a party which hod not control of both houses and of the executive at the some time, and yet he claimed for the Democrats the credit of several important meas- ures—inclvdlng the retention- of part of the greenback Issue, tbe stiver coinage law, the forfeiture of railroad land grouts, and tha inter-state commerce act. The motion to refer tbe president's message then went over without action. ________ .BUSINESS DRAGS IN CONGRESS. DR. M'GLYNN SETTLES IT. THERE'LL BE ONE POLITICIAN IN THE HEAVENLY LAND, For He's Sore of Golns; There HlmMlf—• But H« It "Oat" with Oearge—M Innwrota Republican Clubs Meeting;—Som« Inter* eating Inwn Correspoad«noa—Tha> Hoo- tier Republican State Committee. Nrw YORK, Feb. 8.— The United Labor part; will hold a national convention In thii city in April The exact date is not find, bat It will probably be early In that month. There III a heap of uncertainty in this mat- tar, and it relates to something more important, if • Dot disrupting, ~ then a question of time and plac& . Henry George and Father McGlynp are out Their difference Is more than one of minor opinion. McGlynn la oon- Tlnced that George is not a statesman, bat a itJeT* pofltfdanr MflGlywr fa flxwl-In hbt judgment that the Labor party should, in its conventiou, name a wholly Independent can- date for the presidency. George is earnestly bent on . fusion with the Democraoy, taking the free trade doctrine as a basis for tba amalgamation. The estrangement between the two men is complete. McOlynn used to make George's office bis headquarters. For a week he has kepi away from the place. He was asked to what extent ha and George were oppoeed.m to the proper policy for the Labor party. "We hold diametrically contrary views," said he. "I am as sure as I am of going to heaven that the Labor party will go to da- structlon If it fools with either oC tba old parties. We have an lame, and only one. We hare no business to attempt to throw the weight of the worklngmnn,.a9 a body, for or against free trade or protection. That we should turn aside from the straight path which George originally laid out for us II preposterous. I shall advocate a separata independent candidate and campaign before the convention, and I am hopeful that X shall carry the point Mr, Oeorge will oppose me, no doubt, and likely enough he foels as confident as I do of carrying the convention." . George said: "Free trade is going to be the great issue, and the Labor party can't get along Without taking It up. We should be free traders to a man, and iC we are, whit in the use of running a separata man for president if we bare the cbanoe to vote for a free trader Who might be elected." REFERRED TO MRS 1 . FOSTER. he would then look for the generous and equitable treatment of every product in tbe list WRIGJT^&WILLIAMS, PLCMBERS, GT« FITTERS Jobblux suad H«l>«lrlnK Promptly Attended to. Dealers In Lead and Wrought Iron Pipe, Wood and Iron Pumps, ot all kind. Hose, Packing, Steam and Water Guages, Valves, Fittings, Sewer Pipe, so. Estimates made on Plumblug.BtcAiii & Gas Jobs. Mr. B, F. WILLIAMS. Formerly with Win. MoCuno & Co.. attend) to wood andiron pump setting and repairing. Mr. E. M. WEIGHT, rograerly with the Sterling Water Co., gives his personal attention to alt plumbing, steam and gas contracts. OUB LAJIP PALACK Is complete with the latest design* In Hanging. Stand and Bracket Lamps, Burners, Chimneys, &e. Prices to suit the times. Call and see our Little Qlaiit Lamp and Eureka. Bafetv Valv*. All ¥ ork wu-rauted. You order* solloltad. elephoue HI, Mali Hoo»e Blo«k. ADVERTISES r; .ill fine it en I ToT««S». A well improved farm la WMtetlde Co, of 140 acre* totr&do for Neb.—or land* tftrtke quick if you atlt.it Isd*airabls. F. B.ttVBXAKB, Sherman rose and congratulated his friend from West Virginia at having proclaimed the fact that tbe ranks of the Democratic party were closed, and that a distinct issue was to be presented to the people. That part} bad been in possession of power in tho house of representatives for more than tea years, and. not a single affirmative proposition or measure a* to the tariff question hail been presented to the judgment of the American people. If the Democratia party had closed up its ranks, and If there wan- to be a fair and manly contest between the two parties on this great publ'lo question, he would be delighted; but ha did not beliayn that the issue would bo presented. Let .the Democratic ranks be closed. Lot ita proposition to reduce taxation be presented, and tho Republican party would ba found with Ita old ranks unbroken ready to accept the issua aud let it go to thu people. .'..;' : But for the senator from West Virginia to 'assail him for having expressed yiaws.tsn or twenty years ago which appeared to be different from those he expressed " to-day, was "rather n small hole to creep out of.* It was trus that since _the J tariff discussion of twenty yean ago ha [Sherman] might have changed bis mini), but If he had not done uo, under the changed conditions and , circumstanoM, ho would not be worthy of a seat In tba senate. [Applaute in the galleries,) It was on a bill to repeal the 1 internal revenue taxes In IfWT that he made the remark that the taxes most willingly paid were those on splritu, beer, tod tobacco. So they were thoc. So they wens to-day. But within tbe last f«w year* complaint Imil ooine, mainly from tbe southern states, against tbe tax ou tobacco, It earns from the farmers. He hsedod it; be obeyed it; un rogardad it. And In doing so ba had only done what senators from Virginia, We«t Virginia, Tonnes**), North Carolina, and Kentucky ought to da As to tue grant* ot publto lands for railroad purpoua be mnlntiwl tha iwoamr from W«st Virgin!* (who bad compUtnwl of tb«oj tbsvt M« syatera tt*4 it* Wrtii In U># U*tHO» ««&> party— !a Uw o»»*o* toa jjr«,t:t made *s the ttaw oi llltae**— «wl a* deeiare- -«»» Neither House Adding Hneh to the Hulk of the Revived Statutes. WASHINGTON Crrr, Fab. S.—The flrst business transacted by the senate Thursday was to decide to adjourn over until Monday at the close of the session. Abridge was author-, iced across the Mississippi near Natchez. Riddleberger waa repeatedly foiled In efforts to got up his resolution to have tbe British- American treaty debated In open senate. Cullom's resolution for an Investigation of the postal service was considered without action, and then Kenna took the floor and delivered a carefully prepared and eloquent speech in answer to Sherman's tariff speech of some days ago. He was briefly replied to by Sherman, and than Stewart spoke In support of the educational bill A short executive session was hold, after which adjournment was taken until Monday. Tbe house passed a bill providing that publications that are simply books, bound or unbound, shall not be admitted to the malls as second class matter. The Lowry-White contented election case was briefly considered, but went over. A bill providing for a constitutional amendment to the effect that congress shall convene on ths flrat.. Monday in January was reported favorably. After the transaction of some other business of no particular Interest the house adjourned. The President Ulnes Ihe Supreme Court. WABHWOTON ' Cmr, Feb. S.—The president and Mrs. Cleveland Thursday night gave a dinner in honor of the supreme court. Among those present weret Tbe president and Mr*. Miller, the chief Justice and Mrs. Cleveland, Mr. Justice Miller and Mrs. Field, Mr. Justice Field and Mrs. Harlan, Mr. Justice Harlan end Mrs. Matthews, Mr. Justice Matthews and Mrs. Blatchford, Mr. Justice Gray and Mrs. Hoar, Mr. Justice Blatchford and Mrs, Lamer, Mr. Justice Lamar and Mrs. Pugb, Senator Hoar aud Mrs. Buckalaw, and Hera. .Joseph E. , Mo- Donald (of Indians) and Mrs. Lament Asoanslileratlan o! Soldiers' Claims. WASHINGTON CITT, Feb. &—The bill authorizing the recoasidarotion of tbe claims of alt soldiers apdl 'thsir belrs, who may have been dentotf/tna b^ncyjiol $100 granted by the act ot April 22, 187*1 under any construction of th» act, which tap since been modified or rescinded, was reported favorably in tha senate Thursday from* th* . committee on military affairs. It limits tbe benefits to be derived from the bill to soldiers who enlisted prior to July 22, 1801, unds'^Jthe president's proclantatlon of May 8, ISfllA The PaeJflo Rnllwajr Co WASHINGTON Cirr.. Feb. ^ Ingalls, "ot. the senate, nas appoloiod as the ^ ' railwas ? f uud- commlttee,OR .' Fa^flc railways ? s f uud- ing I'll* ^ 3&y«. l*» w »i " •- -HlMock, Davis, .Morfsjp,"-'- Butler, '.-.«nd Hearst, J In naming ~ Ibis _commltta«' ; "Ingalls said tuat Senator Hoar would have been entitled to tha chairmanship, but the chair was Informed by that senator that under no circumstances could be accept a place upon that committee. _ ' Discrimination Against tha Bible. WASHINGTON Cmr, Feb. 3.—During a short discussion In the bouse Thursday on'the bill to exclude from second class mail matter what are really books or reprints of books, Farjquharof Hep York said that ths trashy novels, dirty reprints and dirtier medical treatise should not be allowed to pass through tha malls for one cent a pound, while God's -word—the Bible—was charged 8 >c*nt& '__ Some Blore Confirmations. WASHINGTON CITT, Feb. 8.— Among tbe recent confirmations by the senate are. tho following poalmuters: L. W. Goen, Independence, fa. C. H. Cossitt, OWOMO; W. M, Bennett, Joakson; A. VV. Mehan, Mason; Jamas G. Buchanan, Foutlao; H. N. Montague, Cairo, Michigan. Also a mmibsr of consuls and revenue mnrlno officer- / " > | ; More Oppoalllun to Culloltt's Bill. 1. WASHINGTON CITT, Ken. C.—Mr. E. & Isbam, of Chicago, representing the Pullman P*laco Car company. eddre*»«d "»» senate committee on luter-slate commerce Thursday la • o|i)<willon' to that feature of Lbe Cullom bill, which proposes to extend tb* teter-state coiumerco J»w over alwplug oar companies. • _____ A Delicate Question of Wiloh Sweet Cldei o Is the Kuenee. DOBUQUB, la., Feb. a—A brief, but spicy correspondence between the Democratia United States revenue collector in this city and Governor Larraboe has just been db- closed, the following letter being the text: Dicxxv, la. Revenue Collector Webster:— Please answer l>r return mall whether sweet elder can be sold In Iowa. A. E. WALUR. No federal question being Involved the collector thought best to send the letter to Governor Larrabee, which he did, with the following notation thereon: ' Respectfully > referred to Governor William Larrabee. BvnoH Wxcara, United States cot- lector. Thursday the letter wos^ returnod with the following notation: Respectfully referred back to Collector Web- Tha collector then returned the letter to tbe author with the following suggestion: The governor declining to ans wer your question, I would respectfully refer It to Mrs. J. Ellen Foster, superintendent of legislation, DCS Molnes, Iowa. And BO the important question regarding the legality of the cider traffic in Iowa is still unanswered. MINNESOTA REPUBLICAN CLUBS. A Convention at Minneapolis to OrganlM for tha Next Cftmnaljra. MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Feb. a—Delegates from all the Republican clubs' in this state met here Thursday" for the purpose of patting thu organization In Hue with the National L-jnguo of Republican Olubs. At about 2:30 p. m. tho delegates assembled at Harmonla hall, and at once proceeded to business. F. E, Bearlea, of St Cloud, was elected chairman, and T. Blxby, of Red Wiiig, secretary. Mr. Bearles, In a short address, said that tbey were not here to further any party movement or favor any candidate for office; simply for organization, and all they needed was to act harmoniously and fight when the struggle came. Tba meeting was a very enthusiastic one, and when a series of resolutions, written by Gen. Logan before bis death, relating to the Republican platform, was read the applause and nolce was deafening, and It looked a good deal like a busy day on 'change. After tbe routine business had been transacted and the various committees appointed, the meeting adjourned for the day. ' Selected. Their Comniltteemea. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Feb. 8.— The Republicans met In the several congressional districts of the state Thursday for the purpose of selecting members of the state central committee under the rule adopted by tha conference in this city. Tb« following is the full committee choien: First district, Frank Posey, Pike county; Second district, T. H. Adams, Knox county; Third district, M. M. Hurley, Floyd; Fourth, M. H. Hulner, Jef- foraon; Fifth, J. L Irwin, Bartholomew; r Blxlh, l k N. Stubbs, Wayne; Seventh, D. M. Rniisdall, Marlon", Eighth, J. H. Burford, .Mmilgomoryi Ninth, J. A. SwoveUnd, Tiptoii; Tenth, E. D. Cruinpacker, Porter] Eleventh, Brown J. Dili, Hnntington! Twelfth, J. W. Royse, Kosclusko. The committee will meet in this city on tbe 16th inst. for organization and the appointment of an executive committee. speech, reviewing tbe situation and explaining what the club was espectod to do in tho coming campaign. Col. Watrous paid his respect to the three Republican Senators who voted for Lamar's oonflrmntlon and "made it possible for the Buffalo mayor to elevate an unrepentant robsl to so Important a position. Tha senator from Virginia did not amount to anything, and the other two were but big bags of money." Not Pauling Bills Off-Hand. DM MOINKS, Fob. 3.—The senate railway committee Wednesday, after hearing Judge McDIllaml others in opposition to the3-cent- fare bill, and arranging to hear more argument In two or three days, took the rather peculiar action of agreeing to report tbe bill under consideration at ouce to tbe senate, and It came up Thursday for action. There was a long debate, resulting in the bill being recommitted. It is, however, axpected to pass. The house passed to engrossment the bill prohibiting townships voting aid to railways. TiSe bill prohibiting the sale of tobacco to minors--uuikr - Ift^ w«» • eogresswU Several amendments which . were* not adopted, were proposed. One was by Hotchkiss, who moved to Include legislators, state officers, and preachers, and said be wanted to defend boys from a bad example. A Kuli! by (he "Rough" Element. WASHINGTON CITT, Feb. a—The respectable element of the colored population, headed by Fred Douglass, W. H. Wormly and others,held a meeting Thursday nl^ht to protest against the disgraceful scenes which took place In the WilUrd's hall convention which nominated two sets of delegates to the next Republican national convention. The same rowdy colored element which dominated that convention took possession ot this meeting, and for awhile bedlam ensued. Finally the rough element was ejected, and the object for which the meeting was called —to protest against tbe rowdy doings in tbe recent convention—was accomplished by the adoption of appropriate .resolutions to that effect Gotham Chamber of Commeroe Talk, NBW YORK, Feb. S.— At a meeting of the chamber of commerce Thursday a long dls- cusiion was had on the subject of disposing of the national surplus by paying the merchant marine W) cents per ton for every 1,00) miles traversed, rebuilding the navy, and having American vessels carry American malls. There seemed to be an almost unanimous feeling In favor of the method, but It was laid over to a special meeting. The burden of the report of tbe committee on tbs restriction of Immigration was that no legislation wouU be effective in preventing the entrano3 of paupers, Anarchists, and other disaffected penions. YOUTHFUL DIABOLISM. THE FIRE IN THE LITTLE CRIPPLES' HOSPITAL EXPLAINED. An Elcven-Toar-Old Girt Makes th* Shock- Ins; Confewlora That 8h* Is tb* In- c*ndlarjr—She Makes Two More At- tempts—Mvaterions X*lr*s at an Orphao Asylum—Common Ca***dn*»a, fy\ N«W YORK, Feb. 8. —Th« incendiary who set fir* to the hospital for ruptured and crippled children last Sunday night has been discovered In the person of an 11-year-old girl named May Wilson. She bad bran in tbe hospital nearly three yearssufforisg from wry neck,~ and "wasP abotins o«neat lo~her home an cured, when the crime was discovered. Tuesday afternoon Dr. GIbbs found a box of matches on the register in his room, and noit day another box was found in exactly tbe same spot In both cases tha cover of a table standing near wan arranged in such a way that if on* of the fuses lgnlt*d the room would be in a blaze in a few minutes. Mny'sqneer actions aroused suspicion, and after close questioning she confessed. She does nut know why she did It Hay will be brought to the district attorney's office, but It Is doubtful If a charg* of arson, can ba made against so young a child. In addition to the attempt to (Wt flreto th* building as Sunday, there were tw* attempts Thursday, on* just before tbe girl was induced to confess, and ona while she was being questioned. Blie admltt*! causing them. In both thaw oases woodwork was actually ignited. The fir* caused almost a repetition of Sunday's panic, and a still alarm was sent out, bringing the Bremen to tb* scene. Ihe building was filled with smoke, but only f 100 damage was don*. FIRES IN AN ORPHAN ASYLUM. DON'T BLAME a man for groaning when ha bus Rheumatism or Neuralgia. The p*in is simply awful. No torture in the ancient times was more painful th*n these twin- diseases^ But—oughtn't a man to be blamed If, having Rtsea- mstism or Neuralgia, he wont ««« Ath-lo-pho-roJ, when it hw cured thousands who have suffered in tht same way. It has cured hundreds alter physicians have prouonased them incurable. " Th« iVlll of five phyilctaiw cduld eat cure m« of Rhcutnatltra which had HttJftd In the hip«. neck and thouldert. So Ift- ttnM wms tne pain that tl«ep w*» «ltOMt impo«tlb!e. The fim dose of Athlophcma fkre me relief, and the third ensbted IB* to tleep for four and a half houn without Wfckifii." I continued tuunrnndini BOTT well. Rmr. S. H. TROVER, K«w Albany, Ind." rriFATrlLOPHOKOS CO.. 112 Wsll St.N.V. Ask TOOT retailer far Die Original ftS Bk*«, Scwar* of Imitation*. - . i , KraeGvcmlBennlen benr!nttbt*Bttttnf> JAME3 MEANS* 83 SHOE. Harts In But tomCDRgrass ft task Bat Coif AHa. Unexcelled In • .CbWort and _» . A postal card frenf at wUI bring jera inform a. tloa boir to RetthU Shod lyStsteurTerrltor/., J.Means&Oo, Tlie " Wet 'Uns" Score a Point. i CADILLAC, Mich., Feb.. 8.—The list of names calling for a-iooal option election was filed on Monday, and as it was necessary, according to the petition, to call the election for Feb. vS, the requisite thirty days' notice could not be given. On these grounds Judge Aldrlch granted an injunction, at the request of thu saloon men, to restrain the county clerk from calling an election, and Waxford county will not vote on the strength of 'the petition. ^ _______ No Free sugar for "Frisco. " BAH FRANCIHCO, Fob. &— The chamber of commerce on Thursday adopted the majority report of a committee recently appointed to consider the question of the sugar tariff on the Pacific const. The report is in favor of maintaining tlio present tariff. . - CITY. Fein a— The house committee oa iabor Thursday agreed to f*- •»«r«bl/ report tfaa UUI to sitond the «!ght- law to letter carrlsrs KIK) ai*u O'NaWs mocaaaiaa, l*lk>rer», and Prohibition vs. High Ueense Discussed. YORK, Feb. 8.—A large audlenoe to a debate on the question of high license or prohibition Thursday night, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, A paper bj Dormou B. Eaton was read in favor of blgb license, and Professor Dickey, of Albion, Mich., led in favor of prohibition. John Brooks Leavitt responded for high license. Professor Dicksy spoke agala Rev. H. K. Carroll, editor of The Independent, was the naxt high license advocate. Gun. Clinton B. Flak* answered for prohibition. Both -sides wer* applauded, but prohibition seemed to have tbe uiost friends present . A Proposed Meeting IB Doubt. INDIANAPOLIS, Iiid,, Feb. R.—The Hen- drlcks c.lub lias formally expres ••«!. the opinion that it will not be able to bold a meeting ot the Democratic club* of tha country before the national convention, especially la this city; but this action don not necessarily stop tbe movement in that direction which waa started by y>» Duckworth club, of Cin- duuati. | Tho Flcar-thra First Oan. MiLWAUKKK, Wla, Feb. 8,—To use the customary military tgure of iptMCb, "tin Brut gun" in tbe Republican campaign ot HH8 was first! in UQwaakee Thursday evening, at the opening of th* new hoadquartsm oittw Republican dub on Broad nay. Abo»t SM gwittauwn w»rt prw*o«, Fresfctens Qfl- SSSL O* tt» «te The Fire KlnK Tlotnrlon*. ST. PATTL, Minn., Feb. i-Tho big event of the carnival, the second storming by the King of Fire, came off Thursday night This time bis fiery nrnjosty was successful in hl» onslaught on the loe castle of BorealU. It was Minneapolis day, and Dr. A. A Ames, mayor of that city, was the King af Fire. Thirty thousand of the people over whom he rules as mayor came to St. Paul to witness his fight with the king of the winter carnival, and shout themselves hoarse when he marched to the castle gate and took away his frost-tipped scepter. It was a warm day. A mist that caused some people to carry umbrellas hung over the city all day, and there was a perceptible amount of slush under foot. It is estimated that 000,000 people saw the storming. Going; to Law Over That New Oan. PrrrSBimo, Feb. 8.—The complete success so far attending the casting and boring of the big steel gun has attracted attention to Pitt*burg's new prpduct^whloh in «ome cases teems to have been rather disagreeable. The Mulllns Bilicatod Iron and Stool company, of Belleville, Ills., puts forward a claim to the sole ownership of the patented process by which the roatorlal of the gun was produced. The Pittsburg ^teel"company, replying to inquiry from the above"'conipany, acknowledges that the Wlttmann patented procesi was used. It is now threatened by the Illinois company to obtain an injunction restraining the manufacturers here from using the process. Asking for a New Trial. ~ IKDIAHAI-OUS, Ini, Feb. a —The motion for a new trial was filed Thursday by the defense In the 81m Coy et at caw. The reason! for the motion are principally matters connected with the jury. Ono affidavit says Juror Mesalck was Influenced by his mother's death to hurry up a verdict. Another says Juror Carbonor sal/1 he originally favored conviction, but the evidence hod convinced him of the Innocence ot the accused. Thi case was allowed to go over one day. .Juror Messlck writos to The Journal that any statement connecting him with the iufluonce by sympathy of any other jurymen, or that ha did not voU by conviction, is falsa Tho OonJd-Sage Indictment Cae*. NEW YORK, Fab. &—Ex-Judge Dillon and Bourke Cockran, tor Messrs. Gould and Saga, and E. L. Andrews and Delancey Hicoll for the Kansas Pacific bondholders, argued before the district attorney Thursday •for and against an Indictment ot Gould an d Sage for larceny. Dillon and Cockran relied largely on the statute of limitation. Briefs will be submitted, and the district attorney will probably announce in a fortnight whether or not ba will urge tha grand jury to find an indictment. ' ! Hope for Hal Reid. Br. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 8,-When Hal Reid was on trial for awauU oa Mauds Compton the complainant and bar sister batb swor« that the day after the assault Kaude was too ill to leave her room. Now cornea Han XadsoQ, member of th* Arm of Doy & Co., drugglatu, and declares that both wooMn w«re in bis store looking perfectly well the ' day after the alleged assault was mada. Reid is In the penitentiary, and too matter Will ba investigated. ' ' Th« Homily Portable Boiler. BAiutisviLLX, O., Feb. .&-An explosioq of a portable naw-mill boifer occurred noor Burton 1 , station, six tnilw out of this place, Thursday. Two B*M» naffiod John Arnold and Charhta Ballivan w*r* Instantly killed, and Benjamin TYavia, Bam Hubb, Jiw Hubb, and SVniik WarrMi Mriwuly iajurvd. Om attndrod and ft (Won pounds of steam and • <Uf»eMv* U-.IW &r* *up{*s*il to b* tha «i ths> Mtptestao. Two Alarms la Tw«ntjr-Foar Bonn, and a Mystery Abont the Matter. N«w .YORK,- Feb. 8.— Two mysterious fires occurred in the Leake Sc WatM orphan asylum, Ono Hundred and Tenth street, between Ninth and Tenth avenues, Wednesday and Thursday. The first .occurred Shortly after 4 o'clock Wednesday and was discovered by the superintendent The fire broke out In a closet in the second floor dormitory ball There was stored in the 'closet some twenty lamps, filled with oil, but the Ore was extinguished before thew were reached. The second fire broke but on the third flo.T about 8 o'clock Thursday morning, when all the inmates were asleep. The watchman on duty became alarmed at the smell of smoke and began an investigation. Bonn of the children were also awakened by tha smoke, and tbslr noise aroused tba attendants, and these in turn waked, all the children. The watchman found the dormitory on the third floor in flames, and Immediately sent out an alarm. The fire was confined to tha dormitory. There were 100 children In the building ranging from B to U years. ' Brok* Oat of a Poor Jail. UniOHTOWit, Pa., Feb. S.—Ten prisoners escaped from the Fayett* county jail at 0:80 o'clock Thursday evening. They got tato a condemned cell by breaking off a bolt, and then broke through the floor into th* cellar, from whence they easily emerged. Thai escape was discovered five minutes afterward, but the fugitives were wall on their way to the mountains. The- ringleaders are John Hardin, attempted murder, and P. J. FUnn,forger. Four prisoners refused to leav* thejaiL Sheriff Miller and Duputy Cartar are absent from town. The jail building has repeatedly been condemned. . Treated a Thief Too W*1L jAOTBOHVttisVFla,, Feb. a—George Haywood Carpenter, ex-president of the Brookside Knitting company, of New York, who is wanted in that city for alleged .forgery to the amount of from 140,000 to (60,000, and who has been In custody here for UM past week awaiting extradition papers from New York, escaped Thursday and fled for parts unknown. Sheriff Holland did not confine Carpenter In the county jail, but kept him in a private room onder guard ot two officer*, Wednesday night he eluded th* officers and made his escape. . IWs] sao» 'stands hinder In the nttmatKnl ot Wtartn than »ujr other In the world. ThoumniU who «*•• U wilt tell too, .tb* roasoa II jroa atk itam, , •' ''•' '• — mad • ' . " : •' • • ' J. R. BELLA, SON WUI sen them to yon If yon wffl'glv* ttsun • Bebanea, uw«Uast -i . -..•... FINE CX.OTMXHO. . A new and desirable stock of which tbey nave Ok hand. Dent think of jtolng anywhere *lse, j aa no one else in HM ettr kf«pt , The James Means Shoe ELEQAHT CTLOTHINQO .' 'AS they do . CHICAGO™ 0 ORTH- Uu> Centre* snT r*)_nlsx |Uw* 1*1 HUM, IOWA, ••: WlSCONSffl, " NEBRASKA m WYOM1N&, Its) THAni BBBVIOB arranged to meet requirements of local travel. M wcjl as to furnish the most attracttv* Boutes or through travel between Important ; , TRADE CENTRES rs BOu »r Just In Time to Sam Bis Keek. ATLANTA, Qa,, Feb. 8.— Lewis Moore, colored, had been sentenced to be banged at Georgetown, Qa., Thursday. Tha governor received a telegram at 11 a, m., signed by 100 cltlseos, asking for twenty days' respite so that application could be made for pardon. The governor ordered a reprieve by wire to Eufaula, Ala., opposite Georgetown. The messenger started' with the lelearam at Uil5 a. m., and rushed to tha gallows, and arrived there just in time to sare Moore's neck. Vlotorl* Moroslnl-8ohillln_. GIJIK FAIJUB, N. Y., Feb. 8,-MUs Marls Chauseo was tba name given by a young lady who appeared h«re some months ago on a visit She stayed about six m6uths / and attracted moch attention, being a flue singer and very ready ID church affairs. She displayed considerable knowledge of tbe tbea- tre, and finally acknowledged that she bad sung In opera for charity. After sue bad returned, as she said, to her home In Philadelphia, somebody got a picture of Victoria Komsinl-Bcbllling from New York and Identified tbe visitor as that eccentric young woman. She has, It Is said, forever abandoned the coachman. : - NKW YOBK, Feb. a— Baf erring to the above report Govannl Uoroslnl, Victoria's brother, says: "It may or may not be so," Mr. Morosinl added. "I know nothing about my sister's whereabout*." Another son ot sir. Morosiui, who is a bank clerk, said h« did not know where his sister was. • i 'i i •_• . "WnoopMt It's AU Doael" CoiAntBUB, O,, Fab. 1— Among a doceu witnesses la the tally sheet forgery cast Thursday, three' gave testimony ot importance. Deputy Clerk B«ck said tbe defendant, Montgomery, approached htm on tbi same day be did Clerk Joyce,, .and asked fot the returns from precisct A, Thirteenth ward, and Deputy Getren swore be Was pna- ent when the demand was mada.' < Pater Pottor, * backman, test IBad thai badrOfeCogan, Uysn, Gran villa, and the defendant to different places oo the night the forzerj 1* supposed to have been' committed, 'and Uwl when tbey dismissed him *arfy la the morn* log, Allen <X ; Myeni Ifert W , up his hat, exclaiming: "WoopM, it Is all dona." , Sal* ot Tbe ImlUnapoOs Sontluefc. ISDIAKAPOLffl, lad, , Feb. !).— Ttw Indianapolis Sentinel was porohased by a syndicate ot Fort Wayne men Wednesday, composed as follows: W. J. Oral., B. & Horse. B. A. K. Beckett, Hugh Daugbw*}, a W. Loag. tad William KUmiuig. Tbe prio» pajd is not staUd. Tba paper wiU te conducted und« tba satuo management ** heretofore. ' _rs - lor Oars, inning and Palaoe Bioeplfl. Oan If without rival. , ITS BOA0-BED Is perfeetlOB *t stone-ballasted steel. . The HoFth.'vrevteni la- B_elh»^«rt4» route for the Commercial Travel, tne Tourist and tbe seekers attar new homes In toe Gelds* Northwest. ' , . ... -......,- .: .. . Detailed Information cheerfully furnished 14jr A. 1 J. M. WHTCTIAH, H. C WIOKE». Vloe-Fres. A Gen. Uangr. Treflio Uanager. I. P. WIIMI. fi.i'1 hmitsr Aitst NO HOUSSHOLD 8EODU) BE YRSftR of tt»« UUof tn» h_m»a » af«e_««riJ«*.' <BJm- • mons liver Begulator baabsMa. the saesHUi i of restoring more p«opl« to bssUtb s_»d ; happlneas. by .. giving them a heattbj i Uv«r than any othsr agency on **rUt ' i SJEE'THAT YOU am rax incmmra. PEERUESS * ' '"' tn, ««_Ji^»h H»<i.hlivj£i iraOfinSl jEke*r Cm, N. 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