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7. L The Trenton Sun ARTBUIt OEHLEB, Editor. IKEIIY)N, ILLINOIS. IT is stated that the struggle in Central America will soon be over. People are getting tired of it. Tipsy want decks cleared for a nice, fresh struggle. THE sun is again freckled with spots. The urophets will immedi- ately begin to predict as much trouble as will be consistent with the general upward tendency of things THEchameleon has been unchained. The courts could not bear the idea ot the little creature being deprived oi liberty. There are a number of in- nocent sailors on Alcatraz island who have been prisoners for more than a year. The courts seem to bear with equanimity the spectacle of their being deprived of liberty. THERE is trouble among the Chi- nese Sunday schools of Chicago, such as has already caused them to be closed in Denver. The tendency of the Oriental ' to make love to his teacher is a matter so serious as to excite apprehension. The tendency of his teacher to be made love to is also viewed with disfavor. IT is evident that there is a gen- eral movement in the greater cities and their suburbs, as well as in the large manufacturing centers, toward a revival of building. The motive for this is in the cheapness of ma- terial, the abundance of labor, the lowered rate of wages, and the plen- tifulness of loanable funds. THERE is not a man, woman or hild in this country who is not di- rectly interested in the question el wages ann immigration and who. if a moment's thought is given to the subject, cannot realize that without any restriction ten starving men are now coming to America to scramble for the one situation to be filled. 'i'be government seems dead to the situation. A WEALTHY Englishman offers te build a $190,000 extension to the Poets' corner in Westminster Abbey for the interment of future great poets. This would seem to necessi- tate measures of some sort for the production of great poets to inter in it. England's present supply is too meagre to supply a worthy laureate. At least that appears to be Mr, Glads tone's judgment, TftE prince of Wales lately ap- peared at an evening party in a dress coat which was not black. The London correspondents hwe done wisely to cable this fact to our shores. Albert Edward is the Ward McAlhster of England, and if he is going to wear pink, yellow or mul- berry swallow tails the fact cannot be kn0wn.too soon to Americans, who aspire to be, as Ward says, "in de push." TllE proposition for a "greater New York" is assuming practical shape. That is to say, it is reaching the stage where the quarrelbver a name will be in order. It would be impossible to imagine anything more likely to arouse the ire of a Gotham- its than the suggestions of people across the big bridge who will prob- ably insist that the conglomerate of towns be called "Yorkbrook," or. at least "New Brooklyn." THE plea of insanity or transitory frenzy cannot in any way be properly applied to the assassin of Prerider- gast. He is a mental imbecile belonging to a class that cam not be legally shut up in an Insane asylum. Clothed in their right minds, they are a con - slant menace t: the salety of the general public and it is only by pun- ishing them to the full extent of the law that others will be deterred from similar crimes. LORD DUNRAVEN has not relin- quished the hope that a British de signer may be able to turn out a yacht that will win the American cup. To thi{ end he and Lord Vol- verton will build a new craft during the year aud through the royal yacht squadron challenge for the trophy, so that the races wit] be sailed in 1895. The new yacht, Lord Dunraven says, will be seventy feet on the water line, a matter o rifles n feet less than the Valkyrie and last season's cup defender. I'r is an interesting fact that the first educational institution to draw the hue at football is the military academy at West Point, The war department maintains that its pur- pose is to make soldiers, not ruffians: to fi men for war and the stern duties of life, not to cripple and in- capacitate therm President Eliot has." relatively, the same idea. but i handicapped by a lack of authority and by the indisputable fact that fractured legs and weakened bodies are more serious impediments in the army than tn the pulpit, the count, |rig house or at the bar. HE introduction of a bill into the New York legislature making hazing it crime is not a Tmtification that boys shall noi be boys, but that boys shall not be border ruffians: While hazing does not prevail to the exten In American colleges that it reached years ago, it breaks out in a far more barbarou form, which may be ccounted for as the reader pleases. Fomorlylutzing could be adequately punished by the college authorities ow it is made the subject of state legislation. The college world is ex. lta&t beyond desirable limita EPITOME OF THE WEEKs BRIEF NEWS SUMMARY FOR BUSY MEN, Condealmd Telegraphic F.eports of the I:poreant Event of the Pat Week All Over the World. FOIEIGN. Amilitary mandarin was decapitated at See Chow, China, for robbing a silk boat of 10,Q00. By way of celebratin his silver wed- ding the emperor o! Japau will establish a system of postage stamp. An Anarchist was blown up byabomb which he had carried into the church la Madeleine at Paris and which exploded prematurely. Mariano Santa Ana, who has just com- pleted a 58 years' term of imprisonment at Manila, Philippine Islands, and is 117 years oid, wants to go back to prison be- cause he is too old to work. Queen Vlctoria has started to Florence. King Humbert el Italy has celebrated his fiftieth birthday. The British naval estimates for this year are 278,100 more than last. The Irish parliamentary party held a stormy session in trying to appoint an advisory committee to Justin McCarthy. The house of commons withdrew the address to the queen demanding the abolition of the lords, and passed a sub- stitute. The London Globe reports that Sir Wil- liam Vernon Harcourt. the British Liberal leader of the commons, and Premier Rosebery have quarreled. WASHINGTON. Reports from Chairman Wilson, who is Ill in Mexico, are not reassuring. There is a hitch in the senate over the confirmation of James L. Crlleleas Post- master at St. Louis. The effect of the new tariff bill on ex- Isting reciprocity treaties is receiving considerable attention from members of congress. A St" Louis firm has sent a circular let- ter to cougressmea protesting against the placing of auga ! on the free list in. the tariff bill. The sliver seigniorage bill passed the senate by 13  maJority, the vote being 44 to 31. Chief Engineer Melville strenuously urged an increase of the engineer corps in his statement to the joint congressional committee Investigating the pers0nnei of the navy. The announced retirement from public life of Senator Coke, of Texas, is much regretted by his colleagues. The work of investigating the person- nel of the navy with a view to changing the present system is gomg on satisfac- torily. It is probable that Judge Lochren will be appointed to the vacant interstate commerce commissionership if a suitable man can be found to assume the duties of commissioner of pensions. News from Hawaii is to the effect that a proposition wa, being discussed on March 8, to declare marcia! law the fol- lowing Monday. GENERAL DOMESTIC. Fire destroyed a part ol the Tiffin (O,) Glass Works. Captain A, P. Adams, the fighting Prohibitionist of Iowa, is dead. At Siloam Springs, Ark, Lee Arm- strong shot and killed his brother, James 2rlns t ro ng. P. H. Geehlen, postmaster at Big Springs, Kas., was killed as lhe result of a postoffice row by Fred Hill. John T. Ford, the famous theatrical manager, at whose theater in Washing- ton President Lincoln was assassinated, is dead. Nebraska lumbermen had a row in con- vention over tha right of wholesalers to ship direct to consumers in association retailers' territory. A1 Ruhman had a quarrel with Zella Nicolous at Wabash, Ind., and left her, running away with Mrs. Wetherbe, Mrs. Ni0olaus' widowed sister. Governor Jones has announced that he wilt cll a special session of the Choctaw Council to have delegates instructed to treat with the Dawes Commission. Citizens of Maryville, Nodaway county, Me., and Maysville, DeKalb county, are trying to have the name of one or the other ehtnged to avoid confusion of names. Students and others have raised $16,000 to purchase a site and erect a building for the Y, M. C. A. of Monmouth College, Champaign, Ill. A revolution seems on the tapis in Samoa, the natives refusing to pay taxes or submit to the decrees of the white man's government. A Great Northern passenger train has arrived at Seattle, Wash., after being blocked by snow in the Cascade Moun- tains for one week. One hundred and fifty tons of pig iron were shipped from Birmingham, Ala., for Liverpool March 16, the first of a series of sh:pments which have bean ar- ranged for. Hen. Horace Chilton is preparing to enter the rac for the United States senate frcm Texas, to succeed Senator Coke. Colonel Cuthbert Bullitt and Mrs. Bul- iitt, it is said, became reconciled and will again live togethon James Howard, an American civil en- gineer, fell from a Mexican steamer into the Gulf of California and was drowned. Two unmasked young men held up the station agent at Woodward, Ok., and carried off $6,900 en route to Fort Supply. The postoffice at Me/ice, Me., was burglarized and abolzt $500 worth of stamps and other propey stolen. Fire destroyed the business portion of the town of Elmu, Tax. A. B. Smith was shot and killed at Fort Worth, Tex., by R. M. Page. Chicago city offcials have been notified to vacate the City tIall by Cook county. Numerous iron mills in Pennsylvania which have been idle are resuming opera- tK, ns. - Half a dozen hores wre stolen from a livery stable at Cushion, Ok., by the Dal- ton gang. An A. P. A. crank eal!od on a priest at Quincy, Ill., and threatened to blow up the church and college. An apparent discrepancy of $19,401 has been discovered in the accounts of County Clerk Burr at Kansas City. Commisslonsr Capron at Denver pro- nounced the Guarantee Investment Com- pany, of St. Louis, a lottery of the worst sort. A meteor of the size of a man's fist struck the ground near where two farm- era were at work in a field near Mount Pleasant, Io. Andrew Neland, a prisoner charged with larceny, ]ump0d from a train at South Omaha while his guard was asleep sad escaped. A gang of tramps captured a Southern Pacific freight train near Mafia, Tex.,and In turn got caught by the sheriff of Pre- sidio county. A correspondent at Paisano, Tex., re- affirms the story that there is terrible suffering among the residents of the Low- er Rio Grands Valley. There were 233 cases of smallpox in Chicago during February. A 5-cent Livingston Confederate stare9 sold In New York for $576. The Rhode Island Republicans nomiaat ed D. Russell Brown as a candidate for governor. The Cattle Raisers' Convention, which has been in session at Fort Worth, TeL, has adjourned. All superintendents of poor-houses in Illiuois have been instructed to have all inmates vacc!nated. Harry Jones was planed on trial at In- dependence, Mn., for the murder of Mad- am Wright. Shebato Suite -is the first Japanese to apply for naturalization papers in this country. He lives in Boston. The stalwart Democrats of Jerry Slap- son's district in Kansas have called a con. vention to nomiaate a candidate. Frank Crittenden. nephew of ex-Gov- ernor Crittcnden, of Missouri, was killed by an unruly team near Los Angeles, Cal. The Excelsior Springs (Me.) Bank closed for lack of cash. Senator Coke, of Texas, has announced that he wlll not be a candidate for re- election. A horse died from hydrophobia at Mo- berly, Me., after biting two men and a heifer. Roy Thomas, a boy of 13 years, was kid- naped from his home in Moberly, Me, Sunday night. Mrs. Kaufman Levy was burned to death at Little rock, her clothing igniting from a kitchen stove. It la reported In Washington that Bishop Matz has act bees transferred from Denver to St. Cloud. After a month's work, the bodies of the nine victims oi the ,%'*aylord mine disaster have been recovered A caseof virulent smallpox has been discovered at Braidwood, Will county, Ill., and more are ex pected. Prospectors. are rushing to Redwood county, Minn. attracted by the report 0i the discovery of gold there. It sms probable that a stringent lacal option law will be passed by ,hc present Iowa legislature. Thomas Davis was horribly burned with a red-hot iron by AI bert Barkowsky and George Dunn at Chicago. The explosion of 5,000 pounds of giant powder near DoI Nore. Colo., shook the earth for 80 miles around. Over ]%000 wome  have registered to vote a the cou,ag elections in Denver and Highland, Colo. Miss Emma Mangers, a highly ra: apectable young woman of Raymond, Ill., committed suicide with strychnine. Mrs. Charity Eller and Wm. Brown have been sentenced to the Illinois peni- tentiary for burning houses at Elizabeth. town. The Chicago gas men deny Attorney General Maloney's allegations that a trat exists among the Windy City gas com- panies. THE MARKETS; NEW YORK. Cattle, $4.35@5.50; Cotton, middltngs 8 @8c; Wheat, No. 2 red, 85@66; Corn, No. 2, 41M(.43; Oats, MixedWest ern, 3435. ST. LOUIS. Cotton, Middling, 79g; Cattle, choice steers $4.30@4.50; medium, $8.30@ 3,85; Hogs,fair to select $5.10@6.60;Sheep, fair to choice $83.75; Wheat, No. 2, red 56@57; Corn, No. 2 mixed 82@ 32/; Oats, mixed weetern 27@28; Rye, l.o. 2, 28; Butter, choice dairy, 14@18; Egge. fresh 18; Country baoeu, 16 17c.; Hams, O@10e; Lard, 6@8. CHICAGO. Cattle, Shipping, $&75(;L75; Hogs, fair to choice $5.005.50; Sheep, fair to choice $2.85@4.00; Wheat, No. 2 red 60 61; Corn, No. 2. 333t; Oats, mixed western, 30@31/. KANSAS CITY. Cattle, shipping steers, $4.005... Hogs, $4.50@5.50; Wheat, No. 2 red 53 54; Oats, mixed western, 27. ELECTRIC FLASHES. John Rogers was killed near Frankfort, Iy., by the Farmer's Detective Commit- tee who claimed to have caught him with stolen plunder. A stcamboatman told a sensational story tO the Memphis pc:ice of how his ohlld was kidnaped by a mau who was working his passage down the river on the boat. An element vf uncertainty has been brought about in Indiana politics by the action of about 40,000" colored voters la taking stopa to sstabliah an lndepondsnt organization. FROM WASHINGTON. STILL WORKING ON THE TARIFF BILL. iUlriors That Good Progress B'as Been lade--Conlested Election Cases in the IF/ease--Con ferrlng About Dehrlng Sea. WASII]NGTON, March 20 There was no Sabbath quiet at the Capitol yester- day, because the democratic majority on the finance committee was there working over the tariff. Some of the discussion was over sugar some over the bonded period, some over the proposed abrogation of the Hawaiian rcciprocity treaty, but more of it over various schedules and the valuation of pack- ages in the administrative sections. The statement given out is that most of the differences were harmonized and that the majority will be able to present many of the completed schedules to the full com- mittee to-day. Chairman Voorhees is still confident that the revised bill can be put into the senate to-morrow afternoon, or at the latest Wednesday morning. Since the understanding has been reached that the bill is not to be called up till April  the repub- lican members will join with the ma- jority in getting it out of the commit- tee at the earliest possible date. Most of Senator Allison's amend- ments in the administrative sections have been adopted by the majority. There is still some contention over the valuation to be placed on packages or coverings. Senator Allison has pointed out that the provision in the house bill caused great frauds under the tariff of 1893, whereas the section of the Mc- Kinley law relating to customs have, it is said, been satisfactorily adminis- tered. HOT DEBATE PENDING. t Wlll Arise on House Contested Elee- tlon Cases. WASHINGTON, March 20.--As soon as the sundry civil appropriation bill is disposed of the house will take up the four contested election eases---the O'Neill-Joy case from the Tenth Mis- souri District, the Williams-Settle case from the Fifth North Carolina, the English-Hilborn case from the Third California, and the Wately- Cobb case from the Fifth Alabama. The O'Neill-Joy and English-Hil- born cases, which were both decided against the sitting members (Reps.) by strict party votes in the committee on elections, are the most important, and will require the major portion of the time. If the contested election cases are disposed of this week, which is hardly probable, as the republicans will doubtless insist upon a democratic quorum, the house will proceed with the consideration of either the military academy or consular and diplomatic appropriation bills. In the senate it is probable the forti- fications appropriation bill will be re- ported this week. There will be an effort to dispose of the government printing site, th Russian thistle ap- propriation, and the McGarrahan bill, and of a large number of special bills on the calendar. Supreme Court Full Bench Cases "%VAsHINGTON, March 20.---The Su- preme court of the United States will soon take up and hear arguments in those cases which it has been desired ha]l be heard before a full bench. The court has set the Indiana tax cases for a hearing before a full bench the 26th of March. Among the cases as- signed for hearing April 9 is the inter- state commerce commission against Brimson, from the northern district of Illinois; ex-Senator Edmunds appears in this case as the special counsel for the commission. There arc upwards of twenty more cases awaiting argu- ment before a full bench, but up to this time no steps have been taken to assign them for bearing. Hatch's Bill Soon to De Rerorted. WASIllNGTON, March 20.--Mr. Hatch and Senator Washburn say they are going to have Internal Revenue Com- missioner Miller before lIatch's com- mittee to-day to explain how the pro- posed tax couldbe collected. "The anti- option bill will be re ported this week." said Farmer [latch. "l will not say whether it will be 5onday or Satur- day, but it will be some day before next Sunday. We will not have to wait five or six weeks, by any nanner of means," Conferring Abot Behrlng Sea. V'ASHINGTON. March 20. Secretary Gresham and Ambassador Pauncefote are holding daily conferences over the Behring sea regulations. It is under- stood the present bone of contention is whether the modus vivendi is to be extended another year. Pending the settlement of this question all in- structions to American naval vessels in the Arctic seas have been withheld. Denver Union Depot ]Burned. DEVER, Colo.. March 20. Theunion depot wa discovered on fire about 12:30 o'clock Sunday morning in the second story, and spread with such rapidity that by the time the fire de- partment arrived the bleze lit up all the lower portion of the town. The entire structure, extending from Six- teenth to Eighteenth streets, was de- stroyed. The bilding was of stone and was owned by the Union Depot company. It cost $50,000; fully in- sure& Was With Perry In Japan. EW YORK. March 20.--Commodore Whiting, U. S. N., retired, who now is dying from injuries received when run over by a cab last January, was one of the officers of Commodore Perry's ex- pedition to Japan and was the first American officer to set foot on Japae aese soil He is 0 yearn old. DEATH IN THE WIND, A Terrihle Storm Sweeps the Longvlew, ]'exas, egion. LONGVIEW. Texas, March 20.--A de- structive storm passed over this place at 1 o'clock this morning, lIaiistones fell weighing fourteen to eighteen ounces. Chickens and turkcys roost- ing in trees were killed, while ducks, geese and hogs were pelted to death. At Lansing Switch the cyclone struck the house of John Caines, occupied by a family of negroes. The house was destroyed and six persons were killed. three mortally wounded and five ser- iously hurt. Old man Alex. Lester was found en- tirely nude, fifty yards from the house, dead. Alex. Lester, Jr., 18 years old, the mother, Sarah Lester. Robert Lester, Jasper Collins and Sissy Lester, 2 years old, were also killed. Sissy Lester was found several yards away in a treetop. Many other casualties are rc- ported. At Emery, the county seat of Rains county, the entire western portion of the town was ruined at .':30 Saturday evening. Miss Easter Alexander, Eras Henry, George Walker and the 4-year- old son of Henry Murray, colored, are the known dead. Tiree unidentified bodies were found north of Emery. The postoffice was used as a hospital and morgue. BRECKINRIDGE DIVORCE CASE. Nothing Known of "the Proposed kction of the Congressman's Wife. LOUISVILLE, Ky.. March 20.--If Mrs. Breckinridge intends instituting di- vorce proceedings against her husband, the defendant in Miss Pollard's breach of promise suit, the fact is unknown to her relatives in this city. Dr. Pres- ton Seott Mrs. Breckinridge's brother, is at present in Florida for his health, but Campbell Scott and other members of the family are in the city. Inquiries have elicited the informa- tion that the family of Dr. Scott knew nothing of Mrs Breckinridge's alleged intention to sue for a divorce. They say the first intimation they had of any suchintentim on her part was conveyed to them by the press dis- patches from New York. The Sc0tts are much annoyed by the light in which they stand and are seemingly greatly harrassed by the various rumors afloat concerning the former Mrs. Wing's actions. GOV. Altgelds Health. SPRINGFIELD. liL, March 20.--For some weeks there have been rumors of various kinds afloat here concerning the health of Gee. Altgeld, but they can not be traced to any authoritative source. The fact that the governor is away again from the capital and is now reported as being at Biloxi, Miss., so soon after his recent trip to Hot Springs has given to these rumors the apparent semblance of truth, and it is known that a member of his house- hold said some days ago that Gee. Altgeld's hfe will not be extended for many years, that it may not outlast the term of his governorship. Certain it is that his health is so precarious that he has almost decided to gve up his senatorial ambition. He has not now the vigor or the inclination to en- gage in the strife, lle has never fully recovered from the exhausting illness which prostrated him soon after the gubernatorial campaign of 1892. All the Bank Oflleials Arrested. EXCELSIOR SPRINGS, [O,, March 20.-- All the officers of the bank of Excel- sior Springs were arrested yesterday at instance of the school board. The bank held$3,400 of the city school funds when it failed. The only secur- ity the school board has for the funds is a bond composed of members of the bank. The rec'iver has not made a statement, but the bank is believed to be in a rotten condition. The bank carried about $S.600 in deposits and as yet no good assets are in sight. Inter-State Democratic Association. WASIIINGTON, March 20.--A meeting of clubs from the various executive de- partments was held yesterday to form an inter-state democratic association to co-operate with national and state democratic organizations toward the success of the party in coming cam- paigns. Twenty-one states were rep- resented in the meeting. A constitu- tion and by-laws were adopted and officers elected. Mrs. John W. Noble Expires. ST. LOUIS, Me.. March 20.--Mrs. John W. Noble, wife of ex-President Itarrison's secretary of the interior, died suddenly at her home in this city yesterday afternoon. She complained suddenly of dizziness and her maid caught her as she was falling, and be- fore she could be taken to a couch she was dead. The cause of death was organic heart disease. Will Not Surrender da GamL Rio JANEIR0, March 20.--Judging from the course of events here it is thought the Portuguese government does not intend to honor the request made upon it for the surrender of Ad- miral da Gama. Yesterday the Min- dello and the Albuquerque, another Portuguese warshlp, having on board Admiral da Gama and seventy of his officers, put to sea. Wreaths on Sisters' Graves. BERLIN March 20- A large meeting organized by socialists was held yes- terday to celebrate the revolution of 148. Thousands of persons assembled in the graveyard at Friedriehshein, where aide buried many of those who were killed in the rioting in 1848. Many wreaths were placed on their graves, There was no disturbance. Bosebery a Firm Home Ruler. LoDo, March z0.--Michael Davitt, the well-known Irish leader, yesterday addressed a meeting at Ballybrothy: Queens county, Ireland. He declared he was convinced that Lord Rosebery was as firm a home ruler as any Glad- stonian. THE TRUST AFTER IUmated That a Hail Users Will Be C,red in '94 of No-to-bee, Causing Many Millions of Dollars Manufacturers. CncAoo, March 19.--[S was reported to-day that a of money had been offered the tore of the cure for the called "no-to-bar." which over the country for its effec This offer, it is said by parties who desire to market and stop its sale. injury to the tobacco business L. Kramer, general manager of tobac business, was office. 45 Randolph street, questioned, promptly said: "No, sir. No-to-bac is not to the tobacco trust. We fused a half million from for our business Certainly affects the tobocco business. cure over a half million people at an average saving of $50, each would otherwise for tobacco, amounts in figures to twenty-five money. Of course tobacco lurers and tobacco" dealers' gain of the party takin "Does no-to-bar benefit Yes, sir. The majority report an immediate gain in their nicotine saturated axe cleansed and made How is no-to-bar sold? through our trayeling agen employ over a thousand. also sold by druggists sale and retail, thloughout the States and Canada. How eats assured that no-to-bar will a cure in their case. We guarantee three boxes costin cure any case. Failure to cure the money back. Of course failures but they are few, and better afford to have the of an occasional failure money. We publish a little book 'Don't Tobacco Spit or Smoke Life Away,' that tells all about bac, which will be mailed free desiring it by addressing the Remedy C(x, 45-49 Randolph Chicago. Iowa, Temperance Matter DES [OINES, Iowa, March s considerable caucusing in among the republican members, houses over the situation on perance question. Senator is in favor of calling another and receding from the striking out the reference liquors. The matter will again in the senate to-morrow motion to reconsider the vote by the bill failed of passage and that time the ] able to secure the votes nec, pass it, it will be modified in the her asked for by them. SmaIlpox at lshpeming. ISHPEMINO, Mich., March2: of smallpox was discovered city last night. The victim is Lncas, a young Englishman rived here from Spring last Tuesday. Every precaution ing taken to prevent the disease spreading. Special police been detailed to guard the and all the inmates are being to the house. The city is not with a pesthouse, but it is that one wilt be erected soon DESPITE HARD ONE CITY WHERE GOOD. A Comparison of Houston's With Other" Cities of the States. [Real Estate and Building The last census gave: Cleveland. Ohio. a popula',ton of ....... Houston. Texas.a population of ......... For week ending March 10th: Cleveland did business amountin Houston, Texas. did business am Junt- ing to ........... Cleveland now claims 300 Houston 50,000 population. Houston does more business week, with its 50.000 people, St. Paul. population .................. Denver, Col.. population ............... l Indianapolis. Ind., poputa'Aon .... Allegheny, Pc., population .......... Rochester. N. Y.. population ..... .. Providence. R. I.. popular.ion ......... There are seventy-six the different parts of the from New England to the west, ranging in population from 00 to 100.000. and Houston does four to six times as much any one of them. Houston had no bank business during 1893. despite the grew steadily. Its prosperity easily accounted for in its railroad all water portation with the world mous territory of productive tributary to it, the population (, is on farms producing wheat, lumber, sugar, fat cattle wool. There is no army Texas. The population is stead of urban. Business brings population to Houston will not long remain than other cities which do less one half as much business. In one month's sales of lots i of itssuburbs, Houston Hei by the way has ,every m.dern facturing or residence advantage suburb to any city in purchasers included peep different states. See this city of Texas and take the excursion rates offered A and 4th by the M., K. &T. One fare for the round trip; Rock Island, C., B. & Q. and make a rate a little more for round trip.