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Le Mars Semi-Weekly Sentinel (Newspaper) - May 15, 1899, Lemars, Iowa \ ® l)£ Ce J t t o Semi wnau Society Sentinel. VOL. XXIX, NO. 39 LEMABS, IOWA, MONDAY, MAY 15 1899. $ 2.00 PER YEAfi TO CRUSH INSURGENTS. McKinley Orders Otis to Force the Fighting. THE PRESIDENT'S COLONIAL COMMISSION. The commission which is to counsel tin- pi - sidi - nt as to the conrse of the government in dcidiiig with colonial problems is here i » - nt- il: I- HI| I— llo- jil. i tal Tr& ine llrinp; io Dead and Wounded. EEADI. NO , Pa., May 13.— A collision of j passenger trains oce- urred ou the Phila- I delphia and Reading railruad at Exeter, | about sis. miles south of this city, last; : night and a ereat number of people , were killed and injured. Tin re is no telegraph office at Exeter and detail? therefore are difficult to obtain. The number killed is variously stated to b e : from 20 to 25. Fully fifty others arc in- ; jured. The regular express train from ' Pottsville for Philadelphia connected ar the station in Reading with a train from Harrisburg, which was crowded with excursionists who had been to the itat-,. capital to witnesstiie cercinoni- s in connection with tiie unveiling of tin- Hartranft nionunicut. Many of the Harrisburg passengers at Uoaaingweiit aNiard the Philadelphia express bnt, it Win:: : found that all could not be aeeni:: i'>- • aated, it was decided to send an extra train to Philadelphia to run as the second section of the express. The ' extra : train left 20 minutes later than the ex- : press. Ar. Exeter the express stopped : for orders and while standing still the extra train crashed into it while moving ; at great speed. Three of the rear ears of the express were telescoped and tile ; first car of the extra train was also j wrecked. The passergers in these car: were terribly mangled, many beiiu killed outright, while others had limbs and bodies maimed. Word was at once sent to Reading and a special train with physicians and nurses was sent to the scene as quickly a s i t conld possibly be put in readiness. The identified killed are: JOHN LEAF . Montgomery county. " WILLIAM STALKU , Norristown. COLOXF. L GKORGF. SHAW , Nun i- iown. CIIIKF JOHN SLINOI. IFF , Norri- tuwn. JOHN . Tonxsos, Mr. ( lair. WILLIAM LEWIS , Xorristown. HARKY IIIWCHIXONOKI :. Norristown. GEOUCE SOWKKS . Xorristown. GEORGE 11. AMJIS . Norristown. HAKUY WEXTZ , Norristown. SAMUEL BATTY . Conshorkcn. HARRY THOMPSON , Xorristown. HIRAM SHELLY , Hatlwro. BENTON SILVIS , Heading. The injured are: Eddie Smith. Xorristown. Charles White, Xorristown. Kathan O'Neal, Xorristown, Luther Custer, serious, Pottstown. Putrick Kern, Xorristown. Pascal Walters, Swedelatid. Harry Leister, serious, l'hoonixvillo. X » . B . Yanderslice, Phceuixvillc. Theodore Adle, Xorristown. William Krederbern, Xorristown. Charles Maddis, Conshocken. John Earl, Conshockon. Harry Kantz, Xorristown. David Carney, Xorristown. A. J . A6henfclder, Xorristown. The number of dead is fully 25 and injured 60. The first train ploughed through three cars of the forward train, completely wrecking thein. Eight dead were brought hero at 1 a . m . A score are under the debris. A trainload of wounded were brought to the hospitals here. Great excitement prevails throughout the city. The railroad ofiicials offer no explanation of the accident. The coroner will investigate at once. A passenger says the scene around the wreck is fearfuL The second relief train left Exeter at 2: 40 a. m. It brought to Reading 20 additional bodies. The names are not yet known. None of the seriously iujured were brought here on the first relief train. The rest of the injured were taken to Pottstown and Norristown. SOUTH CAREs FOR ITS DEAD. Sn Aid A c c ' i o e d i i i Keeping Green tha u a constitutional and i lega: nasi", thus banishing the spoctro ! of misruie from our borders, is steadily I gaining progress." : t::: ain^, the report says: non g; ven ihotiiues is W m k on t h e New York Central. UTICA , N. T . , May 13.— At 2: 35 this morning New York Central train J i o . 83, the Southwestern limited, while in the yard in this city, was run into by Pan- American express train No. 31, resulting in the destruction of a Wagner car, an express oar and the engine of the latter train. The wreck caught fire, bnt was extinguished by the local department. Harry Neat of Buffalo, assistant superintendent of the Wagner company, was so badly hurt that he may die. He is a t a hospital. No one else was hurt. OolAtnet I s Cashiered from French Army. PAKIS , May 1 3 . — At a sitting of the cabinet council yesterday the president, M- Louhet, on the suggestion of the minister of war, M. Camille Krantz, signed a decree cashiering Major Cuig net on account of his having divulged to the Petit Journal the contents of cer tain letters. Xowa Bank Balded by Bnrclars. ELLSWORTH, la,, May 13.— The State hank of Ellsworth was last night entered by robbers, who secured $ 3,685 in cash mad made their escape. Third Nebraska Homeward Boned. 8r. Lorns, May 18.— The Third Ne braska regiment, v h i c h was mustered oat m* Georgia Thursday, reached ben The remr bravo troops in the certainly of a character likely to in: ) iire a wholesome respect. We are not likely in the future to hear so : nneh about the right of men who have not yet learned to govern thems- lves to govern others by their votes. The dcxitriuc of the Declaration of Independence, that government* derive their just powers from the consent of the goverm ri, had something of n shock in t; • war between the states, and the island subjects of the United States will find little comfort in reading that cele brated instrument by the light of subsequent history. The ditlicnlties of the nice problem abroad ought to bring a charitable judgment of the same thing here at home, and we may reasonably e x ; v t onr northern brethren to meet us hereafter rather in a spirit of inquiry than of rebuke." Killed h j a Fellon- Convict. ANAMOSA, LI ., May 13.— While work ing in the stone shed at the prisons convict named Lurus struck Bill Carl, another convict, on the back of the head witii a a- pound mallet, felling him to the ground. Carl was dazed, but arose aud walked to the hospital, where his head was dressed. In a short time he fainted ami b.- eaine unconscious. He died, living only two and a half hours after the b. ow was struck. Before Oarl became unconscious he stated that he and burns had never had a word or any trouble. Burns has since said that he thought Can " had it in for him," and was reporting him to the authorities. Women Will Bnn the Cars. Siorx CITY , May 13. — Today the women of the city will devote the time from ii o'clock in the morning to midnight to raising money to assist in the erection of a new building a t Morning Side college. Sioux City has pledged itself t ast, down to the minimum. Offsetting theso in some measure might be cited the reasonable quieting down of wheat and a distributive demand, particularly for dry goods and clothing, but most notable of all the further weakening of cereal values, in spite of the definitely conccdod fact that our winter wheat acreago has been considerably curtailed, lowered quotations of hog products aud some shading of prices in sugar, copper aud tin. Pure Food Investigation. CHICAGO , May 13.— Tho senatorial committee on pure food investigation devoted most of the day to tho subject of honey, and it was shown by expert testimony that not only was glucose used to a great extent for adulterating this article of food, but that jobbers were using fraudulent methods in handling the trade for honey substitutes. It was also shown that glucose was not necessarily deleterious to health when used as an adulterant. Oleomargarine and tho alum. baking powders had an inning, and expert B on these two articles of commerce declared the prejudice against them was based on ignorance and misrepresentation. Bicycle Trust is Formed. TRENTON , N. J . , May 18.— Articles of incorporation were filed with the secretary of state of the American Bicycle company, with an authorized capital of $ 80,000,000. The company is authorized to manufacture and sell bicycles, automobile vehicles aud other motors. I t is understood that the company will take over the bicycle manufacturing plants on which A. G. Spalding holds options, which include most of the great concerns of this country. It is said that tho control of a majority of patents relating to bicj cles and bicycle fixtures will probably ulso bo under tho control of tho company. Attorney Dies In Court Itimm. Duiiuyi 'E, May 13 — R. W. Henry, one of the best known attorneys in tho state, died in t he court room a t Maquokcta during a trial yesterday. Ho was county attorney of Jackson county, Testimony had just been concluded and Mr. Henry was preparing to open the argument, when he was stricken with heart failure aud died in five minutes Friday'* BtiiM all Gntnen. NATIONAL LEAOtlK. Philadelphia 11: New Ynrk, U. Soeoaa glmal Philadelphia. 7; New York, 4. it ,.* ton. 7; Itnltiniore. fi. Pitl- liur^. 1: Cincinnati, S. Cleveland. 4 : St. Lomtt.^ Wa-. kJnRton. il; ISr. ioklyn, 8. U'£- TEKN LKAGDX. Buffalo,--. Detroit, 4. Minneapolis H: St. Paul, 7. Kan » a- City. 7; Milwaukee, 18. WESTKIt. V ASSOCIATION. IWk Inland, l'i; Cedar Rapids, 2. Qumey. b; ltloomlnKton, ti. Ouurnwa, I. I: Itoelcfard. & Payment nf louuN War Claims. DRSMUINKS -, May 13.— State Treasurer Herriott received yestcrda3- a check from the United States treasurer for f. lN . 000 in payment of claims held against the national government for supplies furnished daring tho war with Spain. Iowa's executive decided to present an additional hill at tho next session of congress for £ 18,000, the amount which the war department disallowed. MlHxnuri Debaters Win. LINCOLN , May 13.— The interstate debato last night between Nebraska and Missouri universities on tho question Resolved, that combinations of rail roads to determine rates are not desirable and should be prohibited by law," was awarded to Missouri for superior argument, her representatives having the affirmative side. Nebraska was given credit for the best presentation, BulTalo Strike Is Spreading. BUFFALO , May 13.— About 800 coal heavers and ore handlers struck yesterday, as they say, to aid the grain shovelers to win their battle. Not only have the shovelers and coal hoist ers quit work, but Die engineers on' the coal docks and on the scows as well. WILL LAND ATNEWYORK Dewey Will Not Come by Way of San Francisco. ADMIRAL TO RETUBN AT 0N0E. ROSWELL P. FLOWER DEAD. SPARKS FROM THE WIRES. Herbery Lloyd, proprietor of the Iondon Daily Chronicle, is dead. M. Henri Becqucs, the dramatio author, is dead at Paris, aged 02 years. Lieutenant General Viscount Eawakami Soroku of the Japanese general staff is dead. The 0- round fight between Matty Matthews and Owen Zeigler was declared a draw a t Chicago. Moritz Albert Jacobi, for 25 years president of the Cincinnati Froi Presse died of apoplexy Friday. The donation of £ 50,000 by Andrew Carnegie to Birmingham university, England, has been accepted. W. L. Breed of Cincinnati has been elected president of the Western Society for tho Suppression of Vice. The street car strikers at Duluth Friday night dynamited a trolley car a nd fired several shots at non- union men. On account of tho long continued drouth prayers for rain were said in every town and village in Roumania Friday. At the request of the president Gen eral Americas V. Rico of Lima, 0 . , will be appointed purchasing agent of the census bureau. James F . Crawford, president of the Terre Haute Iron and Steel company and secretary of the Wabash Iron com pany, died Friday of paralysis. Asa result of factionalism in the party three delegations will bo sent by Unytihoga - oniity to the Republican state convention in Columbus, O., June 1. The United Presbyterian missionary convention adopted resolutions protesting against the seating of Congressmanelect Roberts of Utah, and appealing for the enforcement of t he anti- canteen law. Oscar Gardner, the Omaha Kid, and Martin Flaherty of Lowell fought a 25- round draw at the new Broadway Athletic club. New York, Friday night in tho presence of a crowd that packed the auditorium. A movement is on foot to have southern and northern veterans of the civil war " hold a general reunion in St. Louis same- time iu the near, future. It is also Sons of Veterans - of : jtnd Is Not Going to Walt for Conclnslon of Pence— Kxpertxd in Nenr York In Time* to Pnrtlelp tie In Fourth of tluly Celebrntlon^ Dlytnpla's Mall I s Ordered to London. WASHINGTON , May 13.—" Send Olympiads mail to B. F . Stevens, No. 4, Trafalgar square, London, England," was the notice given out at tho navy department yesterday. This is tho first formal indication that tho famous flagship is coining homo ^ immediately. Upon inquiry it was ascertained that Secretary Long had cabled Admiral Dowey permission to return nt onco. has been . relieved of tho obligation of remaining at Manila until the Philippine commission completes its work. Ho is not even required to await tho cessation of hostilities, but may start homeward nt once. The notice posted at the navy department indicates that tho Olympia will not remain long enough to receive tho next outward mail. Mr. Stevens referred to is the navy department's agent at Loudon to distribute all of the mail for United States warships in European waters, so he will see to it that tho Olympia receives its mail as soon as it passes the Suez canal. I t is estimated at tho navy department that Dowey will reach tho United States in time for a national ( lemonstnitiou on the Fourth of J u ly next. The Olympia will not come under full steam, but nevertheless it should make the run to New York iu about 65 days from Manila. Dewey Declines Chicago Invitjitlon. CHICAGO , May 13.— Judging from a cablegram received from Admiral Dewey, Ins health, despite medical assurance to the contrary, is none of tho best, and to this fact is due his probable return by way of the Suez canal, instead of the Pacific coast route. The messago is as follows: " Illinois Manufacturers' Association, Chicago: Many thanks. Impossible to accept invitation now. Condition of health necessitates quiet and rest. " DKWEY." The cablegram was in reply to one sent by the association asking the admiral to become its guest upon his return to this country, and strougly urging upon him tin- advisability of coming by way of Sau Francisco and across thu continent. HISSES FOR THE NASHVILLE. Visitors Trmitported Free ill Charc- i* Not Allowed to Hoard Ilie tltinliimt, ST. LOIIS , May 13.— Despite tho rainy weather 10,000 people inspected the Nashville yesterday. The only incident to mar the smoothness of the day was the niinsnai spectacle of American citizens hissing on American gunboat. Becacse one ferry com[ iauy has the nioi'Tioly of transporting visitors to the Nashville, a steamboat from a rival company yesterday advertised to trans port visitors free of charge. The first boatload numbered 400 people. Wlion the steamlwat reached tho Nashville, the captain sent a note to the commander asking to be allowed to uulood his passengers. Licntouont Kueuzli appeared and refused to permit the passengers to go aboard. Hot words passed between the two ofiicors, and the passengers on the steamboat, realizing thoy were not to Ixs allowed to board the gun boat, hissed the Nashville and her officers. After further parloy the steamboat returned to the wharf aud the angry passengers landed. ItllMaln Demands Concession. PEKIN , May 13.— The Chinese govorn ment, iu acknowledging the receipt nf a communication regarding tho Anglo- Russian agreement as to spheres of terest iu China, expressly declares that the acknowledgment in nowise implies acquiescence. Immediately after communicating the n/ rreeinent tho Russian minister, M. de Gicrs, denuiutled the right io build a railway connecting the Manchuriau system with Pekin. Tnis is regarded as of the utmost importance. Keport of Colonial Commi « slon. DF. S MOINES , May 13.— A letter was received hero from Hon. H. G. Curtis of the colonial commission, now in session in Washington, in which he states that the committee will present its report to President McKinlov upon his return from Hot Springs. With it will be a oodo of laws which thoy have recommended to be adopted. Mr. Curtis de Clares that the laws are very liberal and favor home rule. Sixteen Miners Bnrled Alive. OESTRALIA , Pa., May 13.— An accident a t the Oentralia colliery yesterday resulted in the death of four miners and fatal injury of two others. Six others sustained cuts and bruises. The killed are: James Cuughlin, John Koko, Joseph Samoaeck, John Comyock. Sixteen men wero omployod in removing dirt from a bank which was about 70 feet high when the slide occurred, completely " Covering them. Men hurried to the sceiio with shovels aud aided in recovering the killed and injured. Tous of dirt - had to be removed before the last man was taken from the death trail. Mondell Is t o l i e Married. CHEYENNE , Wy., May 13.— Frank W. Mondell, Wyoming's representative iu the lower house of congress, reached here yesterday morning, on route for Laramie, where, on Saturday next, he will be married to Miss Ida Harris, daughter of Dr. Harris, one of the wealthy stockmen of Wyoming. Uesjelm . iii Ahead of the Record. NEW YOIIK , May 18.— At 1 oYiock last night. Peter Bi- sdluiiin. the loader in the 6 - uay rucu at mo Grand Central palace, went nlicad ot Uus Guerroro's record, for 50 hours, 13 hours a day, which has stood since 1801. With 330 miles, 1.072 yards, Hegulman was tl on 200 yards ahead of Guerrero's record. Former Oovernor of New York Paseaa Am « y at Kostport, L. I. NEW YORK , May 13.— Former Governor RiKwell P. Flower died last night at 10: 30 at the Eustport Country club at East port, L. I. Mr. Flower was taken ill early in tho day with a severe attack of acute indigestion. In tho afternoon symptoms of heart failure supervened und he grew steadily worse until the time of bis death. The attack of heart failure was accompanied by a fainting spell, and Mr. Flower's family in New York city were quickly notified. Mrs. Flower, accompaniod by Dr. Thomas H. Allen, left at once on a special train for East port. When they arrived there Mr. Flower had somewhat recovered, but. last night the attack of heart failure was marked, aud Mr. Flower occauio unconscious an hour or more before his death. At the club house the reports early in tho evening regarding Mr. Flower's condition were deniitl, although at that time it was not behoved that he would recover. Mr. Flower has beon a sufferer from gurtritis for some time, with every now and then an acute attack. For a month or two past he has been a r" gular visitor at the EastportCimutry club in the hope that ho would find some relief in thu outing. Roswell P. Flower was born in Theresa. N. Y„ Aug. 7, 1835. lie came to New York iu 18(! 9 and organized tha banking firm of Flower & Co., which has since been a power in Wall street. Mr. Flower always was A Democrat. Ho was chosen chairman of the Democratic state committee in 1877 and in 1881 ho defeated William Waldorf Aster for congress. He was elected governor of tho state in 1891. Mr. Flower was one of the founders of the Federal Steel trust, whose stock is $ 99,737,800. Good authorities estimate that Mr. Flower's profits in the lost 18 months in Wall street have exceeded 810,000,- 000. His holdings in Brooklyn Rapid Transit alone, which cost him two years ago little more than | 500,000, are worth at today's market price more than $ 3,000,000. He has become in that time the acknowledged speculative leader iu the financial markets of the United States. TO STUDY THE OCCULT Food Prepared With " Calumet" la Free from Rochelle Salts. Alum. Urns and Ammonia. " Calu- - - met" is the Housewh? e'a Friend. CALUMETS ToruAdt.' rt Work In Mexico. EAGLE PASS , Tex., May 13.— News re ceived yesterday from the Hondo coal mines places the dead resulting from Thursday night's tornado at 22 and over 100 wounded. Many persons are still missing and probably in the ruins. A tremendous fall of hail accompanied the tornado. Many were injured by t he hail. The mine's works were much damaged, und work will be begun in a lew days again. L.- 1'. ller Ilrlnn- M Suit. ToriiKA, Ivas., May 13.— Alfred P. Lasher of New York, who held $ lfi , 000 stock iu the old Santa Fe Railroad company, brought suit in the Shawnee county district court here yesterday to have the reorganization of the road delan- d invalid aud the sale cct aside. WHEAT UP HALF A CENT. Market Utiles Strong In Tone on Ditmnpre News nnd Frost Prediction*. CHICAGO. May l" i— Wheat ruled Ktroiit; unlay on r e p o r t s nllecin^ damage to trtictt br l l e - - • ian llies and prediction of fro^ t*. July el'i- id Willi a uain of ! 3 n - s ie: corn advnni- ed ami oat-*!£ c: pork mil Inn! advanced ' JJ - aC e a c h ami rilws'ifitoc. (' losing prices: WHEAT— liny. Tu!,' ir? r% c: Sept. W>- i/! W4i'- Cons— Inly.: r.: V: Sept., aijiJ^ H'ie. OATS—. lulv. i:?; « a ! ; Sept,'.' l} i52i; jc I'oitE^ Iiily. * s.: ti: sept. $ H. 4i Itms— July. H . Go: Sept, H. 77< » l. b0. l. AKD— July. HS< l « O. 00; Sept, t i l s. Cash quotations: No. i red wheat. 7S$ 74a. No. ti spring. I14 .'( tiuc: No. 2 hard. G7c; No. t corn, Ki^ ifXi^ c: So. i! oau. 2C; jc Kansas City Live Stock. KANSAS C'ITV, . Way 12.— Cattle— Receipts. Tho Rreater part of tculayV nnVrinKS of steers were of poor quality and price* showed a decline of bailie, wliile butcher cows, heifers, stock and feeding; cattle were fairly active at steady prices; heavy native steers. $ 4. UCraS. iiU: medium steers, UWytso light weights. « L4( Xjt. i » : Mockers and feeders, IS. IXX4A25: hotelier cows anil heifers. 5.00; canners. rieO! « : ilo; western steers, tt. 00 ® t ' J ' i ; TexanJ. ? 4.15; itt. 70. Hogs— Receipts, 14.- S4fl: liberal offcrinir* of poor quality that sold fairly active at steady prices: heavy. taiKKgatro mixed, |- i. 5- V5; i. 7- i; li | ilits . « a . 45< SSU « i4; pl|? s, tlUO I*: s50. Shee[)— Receipts. JU' 53; trade was brisk sales were largely at stea. ly prices, with choice Hocks a shade higher: shipping lambs. CTJlYg 7.& J; wouled lambs. rj^ 5ta: 7M; clipp"**! lambs, iS. OUaZXr. yearlings, f5J * xaA35; wethei -, t4JM@ J. 1J; clipped millions. » 4jWrJ5j: 7',; feeders, t i U i g i u i ; culls, tiTiKsaai. Chic* co Lira Stoek. CnlCAGO. May 111.— Cattle — Rc.' oipts, LSOO there was a fairly active demand for cattle today and prices ruled, stronger; somo grades brought I5.4uaj5.50; choice steers, < o. l5($ aJiSr mediums. * 4X&' fl54.75; grass steers, tU0@ tM stockers and feeders, tHt) o($.* i. l5; bulls, $- 170$ 4JS; cows and heifers. $ 3^ 0 ® 4.- 2* i; v -'- tern fed steers, H. 4(* s& 2J: Texas sle- irs ;. y) UJSo. iiU; calves. * 4.5J : weslern steers. « 3gO($ L7S: Texas steers, ilUD: a} L5U: cows and heifers. J3.7531.50; canners, l2JO( aj! i, 60; 6lockers and feedors, 4 J. 6US5.10; calves. J4. ixx3e. 75: bulls, stags, e t c , 1.100( 94^ 5. IIogB- Eeceipta . 4 .700-. shadeto5c higher; heavy, t! U15@ 3,7o; mixed, $ 3JS@ 3J) 7H; light. sa. aj&& fl? K; pigs, * 3£ S@< J. GD; balk of sales. J163 r$ 3ju. Sheep— Receipts, 1,400; 5@ 10c higher; yearlings, * 4. S0@ o. 4<); western muttons, ( 4J0 » $&£*: stock sheep, « . 75@ 4. t0; lambs, tiJoSo. 4a Almanac of t h e Day. Saturday— Sun rises at 4: 45; sets at 7: 08. Moon sots a t 10: 52 p. m. The Weather— Iowa and Nebraska: Fair Saturday, southerly winds; Sunday fair. , / NONE 80 GOOD. Somebody has discovered that President I . o n h e t reminds one very much of General Grant Ho is of medium height, thickset, with large face, and bend set on a abort neck, moves slowly and is very taciturn. He is simple in dresH. • pct'cb nnd manner, has no briiiinney, cut a great deal ot strong common senso, is nndemoDstrntivo and has few warm friends One o f bis characteristics is e great dislike of show and parade, and it remains' to be seen how t h i s quality will - strike a dramatic nation which proviilrti him with | 250.000 a year U atnfce a show • It i » not nt all to the interest of tern perance reform that the representatives of each wing.- ln'fte pexsoiis of < Biaho] ' is small and is visible only in the large telescopes. lap- tin \ v. i> tie* outermost satellite np to tin- time of the discovery nt Are- 4' iipa and is ahoiit as large as the least of Jupiter's, satellites. The span of tho orbit of lap- ins is about 4.500. OUO niih- s. the di- tanee of the satellite from the planet'., e: nti i leiug about 2,230,- 000 miles. It was Mated in our recent dispatch trie] ('. iiniiridge that the new Batellite is , times the distance of Iapetns ur approximately 7 , bii >, 000. The span of tl rliit is about 1 5 , 7 5 0 , 0 00 lodes ami tie- time of revolution about 17 nioiit!-. Ui tor.- the discovery of the ninth .- ateliitc the Sattiruiau system was secern! only to the solar system in magnitude. The ninth satellite greatly iiierea.- e.- the pioportious of the Saturuian system. It is pus,- ilile that some of the satellites of Saturn and of Jupiter are habtalde. ( im.' of Saturn's satellites, the sixth in distance, is nearly as large as the plaint Mercury. Saturn's lighting capacity is immense, to say nothing of the light each satellite receives from the MIII . The new satellite of Saturn is of the 15' j magnitude. It is so faint that it might have remained undiscovered bnt for the photographic plate. Tliis discovery has folly jnstified the confidence of the late Alvan Clark in the- lirnce photographic telescope. In the discovery of satellites, as in nebula-. American astronomers are leading their European brethren. Americans have discovered two satellites of Mais, the tiiiii satellite of Jupiter, two satellites of Saturn und more than 1.000 new nehtihe. Swift alone has discovered more than l. oui). and if his life be prolonged the list may surpass that of Herschel.— Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. A H i s t o r i c l i n t. This is the native house which was occupied by Aguinaldn before he took upon himself the robi- s of dictator and military chief. It is located in old Cnvite. one of the many outlying towns ranee. It has 1 en said that in psychic phenomena a possible explanation of the universe i igbt be found. Is this not too rash; i assertion, and is not the expression i i this expectation by far too unscier lfic? I think not, for the aim of scii ce, as pointed out by Huxley and oti r savants of his school, is nothing si irt of a complete explanation of the nn . crse In re: iity neither Huxley nor Tyn dall was consistent in his teachings in denying the existence of and scorning psychic phenomena, a subject which they had not investigated. They failed to steer their bark according to their beacon. They did not hold to what Huxley termed ' that scientific ars artiuni,' the a r t of saying ' I don't know,' and the facts are the ieefs on which the consistency of their attitude was wrecked, for facts e x i s t" More than 40 members in the audi ence joined the society, which starts off with upward of 100 members.— New York Times. • HlATb Prlrstcaa of Drerraaards. The Genrgina Weldon who recently set Paris abuuz by issuing a pamphlet of verse in which she predicts the downfall of the nation ia the earns ' ill:: 0 : 1 A i . f r - \ 1. oo's llot'sK. in- und t! i-' vailed city of Manila. It \ v.- i-- It- om tiii- hoine thnt Agtiinaldo ; ven; b t: he made thai triumphal entry into M. ilolos to assume the golden whistle - ind other emblems of authority. Tiie t'ope 's 1' Ilyslclan. Dr. Lapp'- ni. who holds the distinguished position of physician to the pope, is the patient itill i young man, altbongh in whose feeble frame he i i t ' .* « « . I'M DR. LAPPONL has • en carefully nursing the vital spa: : is perhaps tho most illustrious, inv. iid in the world. He was graduated from Bologna, the ancient and most famous of the Italian universities. A Churnilnn; D i p l o m a t. Mrs. Joseph H. Choate. wife of our embassador to England, is a charming, dignified matron. She does not look as though she had been married more OTOBaraAWBLDOn'. •••.:••.'. i. who^ gairied- worMwlde nofav nor* than ooxen- yetire ago in tlofc* witb.\ her., reUtioM iHtlij , , inn. J OSEPH H. CHOATE. than a dozen years, although it was In 1860 that she beaimeHra. Choate. Her cheeks are still rosy with health,, her - eyes dark and brilliant, and her hair ii only slightly tinged with gray. The latest scientific discovery la- thot^ • pontaneauB . combustion . in- 1 ~ is due to a microbe.,' Tb*. onij? 3 i leftv that. w> f t have any ;

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