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THE Attorney General's department of the United States only the Senate's business), by Representative Johnson, of the Government, on the 16th ult., made a settlement by which the Richmond district of Indiana. Several measures to increase mortgage of the United States on the Kansas Pacific Railroad the army and navy efficiency have been introduced, both in was released for payment of the principal, $6,603,000, the the Senate and House. The routine business, including the interest, about $6,600,000, being given up. This is a loss to appropriation bills, is well advanced in the House, and it is the public treasury of the latter sum, as the interest has been said to be the policy of Speaker Reed, who is in practical advanced by the United States treasury, and now is not re- control of that body,'to hasten the business, and bring about covered. The United States Senate, by a vote of 34 to 29, an early adjournment. passed a resolution disapproving the compromise. It appears that the “ Government ownership of railroads' had its influ- The United States War Department announced on the ist ence on the transaction, and Harper's Weekly says: “Only a inst. that the relief expedition to the Klondike region had been few weeks ago there was some reason to fear the Government abandoned, it being considered unnecessary.
The reindeer might bid in the property
the country ought to con- bought in Norway by agents of the Government, for the expegratulate itself on the important step that has been taken dition, left New York, by the Pennsylvania Railroad, on the towards freeing it from the imminent danger of further com- ist instant. They are 529 in number, and were said to be in munism.''
good condition. They would go over the Great Northern road
to Seattle. The Government will sell them, or add them to the HIGHLAND PARK HOTEL, at Aiken, S. C., the chief hotel reindeer herds which it already owns in Alaska. of the place, largely patronized by Northern people, was destroyed by fire on the 6th ult., in the morning. The Scho- JOSEPH LEITER, the Chicago grain speculator, who became field School Bulletin says word was sent for help. or We tele- the owner of so great a quantity of wheat about three months phoned to the Farm for wagons, and twenty young men were ago, represents himself as sure the price for “May delivery," soon on the grounds, where our boys, under the direction of —i.e., the latest month before wheat of this year's harvest will our Business Manager, (Robert Benson), worked well in re- begin to appear,—will reach $1.25, or even $1.50 a bushel. moving furniture and loading our wagons which had come in He is holding on, he says, to his purchases. The price of hastily from the Farm under control of our Farm Manager, May wheat, in Chicago, on the ist inst., ranged from $1.044 Philip Richardson." There were one hundred and fifty guests to $1.052, and was firm. In New York, the same day, May in the house, most of whom “ remained in Aiken, engaging wheat was a fraction above $1. The exports continue large, all the unrented cottages, and filling up the private houses. and supplies abroad tend to diminish. Very large exports of
corn have been made, and the price has been stiffened. The We do not, as our readers are aware, usually report price in Philadelphia, on the ist, for yellow, was 3572 cents. crimes. But one or two of recent occurrence seem to de- Food has seriously risen in price abroad, and “ bread riots' mand notice. On the 22d ult., at Lake City, South Carolina, are reported continually in different countries, especially Spain a mob surrounded the house of the Postmaster, Fraser Baker, and Italy. a negro, set fire to the building and riddled it with bullets. Baker and an infant child were killed, and his wife and two
NEWS AND OTHER GLEANINGS. daughters were badly injured. The bodies of the man and child were burned with the building. The act of the mob was The movement to have a Reunion of the Foulke Family, dewithout motive except resentment at a colored man holding scendants of Edward and Eleanor, who came from Wales to the place of postmaster. In the Indian Territory, a few weeks Pennsylvania in 1698, has made some progress. An Execuago, two Indians were set upon by a mob, at a place called tive Committee, to have charge of the affair, has been ap' Mound, and were burned to death, upon accusation of some
The time has been fixed for Fifth month 30, next, crime. A dispatch now received (confirmatory of others), the place, Gwynedd. Frank Foulke (present address, The from Guthrie, Oklahoma, says evidence has been found that Gladstone, IIth and Pine streets, Philadelphia), has been apboth the Indians were innocent.
pointed Secretary of the Association, and Joseph T. Foulke,
Ambler, Pa., assistant secretary. Correspondence on the sub. THE steamship La Champagne of the French line, New ject should be addressed to either of them. York and Havre, was towed into Halifax, N. S., on the 27th
-A plan is afoot in New York to build one or more hotels ult., by another steamer, the Roinan. She was due at New
for the exclusive use of self-supporting women. The proposiYork on the 20th, and her non-arrival caused great an
tion is to organize a corporation to be known as the Woman's On the 17th, while near the Banks of Newfoundland, she
Hotel Company, with a capital of one million dollars, the corbroke her shaft, and was completely disabled. A boat with
poration to be formed when $500,000 is subscribed. Then thirteen men, was sent out to seek help, and this, after six
land is to be bought, and a hotel built to hold about a thousand days exposure, was picked up on the 24th by a steamer from
boarders. Plans for such a hotel have been drawn, subject to Holland, the Rotterdam, and brought to New York, the men
change, and subscription papers circulated. The minimum being badly frost-bitten and at the point of perishing. La
cost for board and lodging would be six dollars per week. Champagne had on board 497 persons. Her safety caused
-A dispatch from Pittsburg, 28th ult., says : The remains general rejoicing
of George W. G. Ferris, known throughout the world for his
daring invention and construction of the great Ferris WILLIAM M. SINGERLY, president of the Philadelphia
Wheel," at the Chicago World's Fair, are still held at the Record newspaper company, and chief owner of that journal,
crematory of Undertaker Samson, in this city, for the unpaid died suddenly on the 27th ult., at his home of heart disease,
funeral expenses, contracted over a year ago. Mr. Ferris was an aneurism of the aorta. He was president of the Chestnut Street National Bank, and Chestnut Street Trust Company,
practically penniless at his death, but carried insurance to the
amount of $25,000. This, it is said, was eaten up by the whose recent failure was noted in this column. A post-mor
numerous claims left. tem examination disclosed the cause of his death, as here stated. His physician, Dr. E. P. Bernardy, said : “Mr. Sin
—The Fire-warden of Minnesota reports, that in 21 coungerly was an inveterate smoker, and for years had suffered
ties, last year, forest fires swept over 14,912 acres of light from what is called a “tobacco heart.' I forewarned his family
forest and meadow. He hints that settlers, burning of timber that some day he would die suddenly in just the way he has. and prairie, are responsible for most of these fires. He thinks He knew that his heart was weak, but always laughed at the
that people in America have little idea of what they mean thought of danger." He was in his 66th year.
when they talk of forestry. Only those who have seen the
forests of Europe under forestry administration, he says, can PROCEEDINGS in Congress have been comparatively un
have a true idea of what forestry means. impressive. The Hawaiian Treaty is still not disposed of, in
Personally," says the Outlook, Miss Willard was abthe Senate, and is likely to be again taken up, soon, in execu- solutely free from any asperity, intolerance, or phariseeism. tive session. A very vigorous speech was made in the House Her manner was cordial and winning, her sense of humor against the policy represented by it, (the Treaty being itself I considerable, and her temper sweet and womanly."
-The Englsh ship Asia, bound from Manitoba to Boston, -Spain appears to be suffering internally very acutely. loaded with hemp, was wrecked on Great Round Shoal, near The Madrid correspondent of the London Times telegraphs the island of Nantucket, on the 21st ult., and the captain, his
"there is an appalling scarcity of food in many wife, and daughter, and fifteen others lost. Three men who provinces of Spain. The price of wheat is unprecedentedly clung to pieces of wreckage for over twenty-four hours, were high. Bread riots are of daily occurrence at Salamanca, and picked up on the 22d.
it is feared that martial law will be proclaimed.” -The Zola trial ended on the 23d ult. He was found guilty of slander. The judge sentenced him to the highest penalty of the law, one year's imprisonment, and 3,000 francs, The London Daily News has been circulating, among per($600) fine.
The London papers denounce the trial, verdict, sons over eighty years of age, a printed circular of questions and sentence, and praise Zola.
as to the habits of life by which they have secured their -At Omaha, Nebraska, on the 27th ult., the jury in the longevity: A good many persons have responded. It is curicase of the State against the bondsmen of ex-State Treasurer ous how wide a divergency of habits is disclosed, even in such Bartley returned a verdict for the defense. The amount sued important matters as diet and bathing. But there is one sigfor was $555,000, and the verdict was directly against the in- |- nificant resemblance among the replies: Out of all the many structions of the Court.
answerers there are only three who have been smokers; and, -People who know about the self-supporting women of
of these three, one was 'very moderate” and the other New York say that there are 2,000 art students in town every
'only occasional." year, 2,000 students of music, 2,000 trained nurses and
RELATIONSHIP with nature is a resource of inexhaustible medical students, and thousands of journalists, stenographers, delight and enrichment; to establish it ought to be as much a physicians, and other business and professional women.
part of every education as the teaching of the rudiments of -Frederick Tennyson, the poet, eldest brother of the late formal knowledge; and it ought to be as great a reproach to a poet laureate, of England, died on the 26th ult. He had a man not to be able to read the open pages of the world about gift of verse, though he was, of course, quite eclipsed by his him as not to be able to read the open page of the book before brother. His last volume of poems was published in 1895. him.-Hamilton W. Mabie.
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