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OF ANARCHISIS. FORsTHE NATIONAL CAPITOL. Of Plot to Destroy Govern- at Washington Sensational Story Published Pest. June 19.--The Post an exposure of a plot which object the destruction of perhaps other build- to the story the plot at the time Coxey's army Lhe march. The Post says: prime mover in the anarchistic the Washmgton end of it, Jaxon. tie came from is still in the city. He is Indian. In Chicago he a disturber for years At of the Haymarket riot lie escaped being arrested principal eons:)irator. d by the detectives time after that most mere- affair. Jaxon is a half-breed tribal origiu. He was Riel's lieutenants in the rebellion some years ago. has done some little news- and has frequently passed off as a reporter on the Chi- Jaxon's arrival here letters by civil service officers them that the anarchists with Jaxon as the lead- The informant in the case touch with the conspira- gave the names of those in the plot, togetber with to the police. Jaxon's in this city was residence of a Frenchman Savant, known to be a very The conspirators were experimenting with ex- and the officers felt as they were losing their grasp Situation. There was danger climax might come at any alarm was felt by capi- including the speaker of Secretary Carlisle and other v people. The police discov- formula for making the which the conspirators to usa Several chemicals and the result is a high of a new and danger- The formula was taken to chemist, who made up in his laboratory and on a windowsill in the sun. moments there was an ex- which nearly wrecked the which was accompanied by and poisonous smoke. to bc the idea of the con* to so place their mixture in building that in the eourse the sun would strike it and explosion which would be disastrous. The original in- Was to make the arrival of army in Washington the occa- demonstration." THE AMERICANS- Vexed Recause greta lot Surrendered to Guitterez. June 19.--The re- commander of the Ben- to surrender Antonio Ezeta to Guitterrez has feeling against the States, which is taking the threats against ,Americans UtOuds already overspread the Street fight at San-Vincente were killed. arrested at La Liber- CoL Morn, the corn- at that place, will be tried undoubtedly be to death. Tlmaely Rain Saves Croml. Ill, June 15 A copious rain fell yesterday broke the which threatened much hrough this fruit and belt. The melon and crop had already suffered The rain will enlarge of raspberries and black- now being gathered. uch benefitted. The wheat is now on, the yield being bea,t Want Kelly'S Army. Ind,, June 19.- army is headed for this some of the stragglers are near the city. Mayor has issued orders to the police to arrest all stragglers, 'Post officers all along the edge and not only refuse to al- army to enter, but to arrest an attempt to do so. Walter ]Phelps Dead. N.J., June 5.--Wn died yesterday morning clock at his summer residence. grange, near Englewood. unconscious for some the end wag painless. Mr. an estate valued at 0,000,060. of Dalton Gang KIHedL Kay, June 19. --John aember of the Dalton gang, and killed yesterday at Bear tlear Duncan, I. T., by Deputy Marshal Tom Covington. hard fight and when he shells were found at his Are Drowned. ., June 19.--News of a collis- of Azov between the and the Russian has just been re- Both vessels sank. Four Crew of the bark and twenty of ship including off, car, s; END OF CONSPIRACY. Husband and Wife Become One and the Offense Is No Longer P0sible. COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa, June 19. The case of Mr. and Mrs. Metzer, on trial here on a charge of conspiracy to defraud Dr. Wilhelm: ended Saturday by the court's decision on a unique point of law raised by the defense. One person, of course, can not be guilty of conspiracy. The defense argued that Mr. and Mr Metzer are husband and wife and held in law to be one person, consequently it is im- possible for them to commit con- spiracy. The court sustained the de- fense and the prisoners were dis. charged. ATTEMPT TO KILL CRISPI. rile WOOL SCHEDULE VOTE TAKEN IN THE SENATE YESTERDAY. ]Plgures Very Close--Senator Dolph Re- sumes Hle SpeeehKyle Defines 141s PositiOn on the QuestionMa ny Amendments Rejected. WASHINOTON, June 18.--In the sen- ate yesterday Stewart secured unani- mous consent for the passage of his bill to amend the chapter of the re- vised statutes relating, to mineral lands and mining resources When the tariff bill was laid before the sen- ate Senator Doluh took the floor and resumed the speech he was making Would-Be Assassin Fires at the Premier against free wool when tile senate ad- of Italy. RetIE, June 19.--An attemp to assas- sinate Premier Cmspiwas made Satur- day. The premier was driving in ".s carriage to the chamber of deputes, when a man suddenly drew a revolver from his pocket and fired at him. The prentier was not wounded and, spring- ing from his carriage, seized the would- journed Thvxsday. Mr. Carey made a final protest against placing wool on the free lit Mr. Kyle defined his position on the subject of free woo]. He had taken little part in the dlscvssion of the bill. he said. but since it had been charged that member of the populist party in the senate were sid- be murderer and held him until a policeman arrived. Great excitement prevails throughout the city and the . premier is being congratulated on all sides upon his narrow escape.  He said He Was a Farmer..'." BREWSTERS, N. Y., June 19.--At the games of the Brewsters Athletic club the contestants were the young farm- era of the neighboring towns. The : games were just about to be started, when a tall, smooth-shaven man in- quired of the starter if he could take part. He said he worked for a farmer near one of the neighboring towns, aud he looked the part, wearing blue overalls and a soft hat and appearing lii.i, t, quite innocent He won every even :\\;!x, from the half-mile race to the three- / mile race, and it was not known till after he had walked away with the SENATOR DOLPH- prizes that he was Policeman Kelly, the old-time athlete of New York. Change in Botou Federal Offices BOSTON, Mas, June 1 .",.--According to a Washington dispatch printed in a morning paper Collector Warren has .been ordered to remove sixteen govern- ment employes, to increase the sala- ries of some and reduce the pay of others This is the o.tcome of the recent investigation of the custom- house administration by a special con mission sent on from Washington. Kill Vleeray ned Family. SAN FRANCISCO, Cal.. June 19.--Ad. Ing with the democracy on this ques- tion at the expense of the people of their states he would make a statement. Speaking for himself alone he was not afraid of placing wool on the free list The advantage that would accrue to the farmer from the reduction of the price of clothing hetthought would more than com- pensate for any reduction in the price of wool that might follow the free- listing of that product. Mr. Kyle read numerous letters from sheep- in the Dakotas and other states of the Northwest advocating free trade. vices by mail from Shanghai. unde[ A discussion followed in which date of May 28, say that the whole Messrs. Morrill, Cullom, Vest, Sher- family of Viceroy Liu Kan Yih of Nan- man and Aldrich took part. king has been massacred in Human The first vote was taken at 3 o'clock by members of the Kola-tiwei society upon Mr. Teller's motion to restore in revenge for the viceroy's drastic the McKinley rate on wooL Lost--29 measures against that conspiracy, to 37 a party vote, Stewart voting Human is in a more disturbed state yea and Pager and the other populists than before, nay. Senator Power offered an amend- Vast DepOAit of Ore is Found. WXNNIPEO, Man., June 19.--An ira- sent changing the McKinley rate of 11 cents to 7 cents and the McKmley sense body of auriferous ore, a mile wide and two long, is reported tohave rate of 12 cents to  cents. There were no changes from the previous been discovered between Rat Portage and Port Arthur. seventy miles south of the Canadian Pacific railway. The assays average $8 in "gold and $4 in silver. Geologists have expressed the opinion that the deposit may be from 8.000 to 10,000 feet deep. Deed of a Brutal Fireman. vote, the amendment being defeated 29-37. Mr. Peffer voted with the democrats. On Senator Pager's amendment, as modified by himself, the vote resulted: Yeas, 33: nays, 35. Senator Hill re- frained from voting and Messrs. Allen of Nebraska, Peffer, Kyle and Stewart voted aye. CIClNyATL Ohio, June 19 --Late An amendment was then sent to the last evening Joseph Geser, aged 14 clerk's desk and read increasing from years, who had climbed upon the pilot '5 per cent. as it is now in the bill to of an engine, was kicked off by Fire- 30 per cent the duty on wool in the man Martin Wygatt after the train form of stubbing, waste, mungo, was under good headway. The boy shoddy, nolls or other waste product, fell under the wheels and was fatally The Vice-President announced that it injured. Wygatt escaped, was offered by Mr. Shermam Lost, 20 to 34. BIE Sale of Grain Elevatoro. Mr. Peffer then offered an amend- TACOMA, Wash.. Jtlne 19.Frank meat to place all articles of manu- Corbin and J. T. Bibb. composing the factures composed wholly or in part Tacoma Grain company, have par- of wool hair of the goat. camel, or chased of the receiver of the Northern alpaca on the free list. Pacific Elevator company the thirty- After some discussion of this amend- nine elevators belonging to the North. sent at 6 o'clock on Mr. Cockrell's era Pacific system in the northwest. Lieut. Schlffmaker Dead. PARlS, June 19.--Lieut. Schiffmaker, who was accidentally shot by Geu. Eden at Charenton on Thursday last while the general was inspecting the lieutenant's revolver, died to-day. Gem Eden is to be tried by court martial. Children Killed by Lhigh Trai motion the bill providing for the de- ficiency in the apvropriations for the government printing office was passed, and then the senate went into execu- tive session, and ten minutes later adjourned. A CURRENCY COMMISSION. MessrL Jordan and Trenholm Before the House Banking ommitts WASHINGTON, June 18.--Subtreas- ROCHESTER, N. Y., June Jordan of New York, and ex- aged 5, and Nellie, aged 11. children of William Buyck, a tlenrietta farmer, Comptroller of the Currency W. L. Trenholm who are the auth- were killed by a Lehigh Valley train ors of a bill mtrodueed by Repre- at Chaphal Crossing last .night No one witnessed the accident. Chinese Converts Slain. SHAZOHAI, China, June 19.--Nine native converts at the Catholic mis- sion Yenchau Fu, in Shang Tung, sentattve Coombs for the creation of a currency commission, spoke in sup- port of that plan before the house committee on banking and currency to-day. Their plan is for a non-par- tisan commission of fifteen mem- have been massacred by a pagan mob. hers, representing different sections, The local officials refused either pro- and not more than seven of them bankers, who shall sit in dif- tection or punishment, ferent cities to investigate the cur- Loveslek'N[alden Commits SuiCide. rency system and financial conditions LINCOLN, Nab., June 19.--Nettle and report at the close of thts year Coddtngton, 19 years old, committed their findings regarding coinage and suicide last evening because her lover currency. The committee elected five refused to respond to a message to members to prepare a cu,orertY and banking measure to be raper June come to see her. 25, viz,: Messra Cox (Tenn.), Cobb Pyne Commits 8oleld. WASHINOTO, June :9.--Ex-Congre man Bayne has committed suicide in this city. Mr. Bayne represented Pennsylvania in the Fifty-second con- gres Horseman Killed by Lightning. KIRKSN'ILLE, Me., June 19.--William Anderson was killed yesterday by lightning at Novinger, this county. He was on horseback at the time and the animal was also killed. llllnols Man Master Workman A. O. U. W. SAN FRAncisco, Cal., June 19.--Louis L. Gray of lllinols has been elected master workman of the supreme lodge A. O. U. W. (Me.) and Culbersou (Texas), demo; orals; Henderson (ILL) and Haughen Wis. ), republican PACIFIC FUNDING BILL Representatives of the Roads SaT They Cannot AcCept the Measure. WASHINGTON, June IS.Representa tires of the Pacific railroads now in this city say that the companies will not accept the proposition in the modified bill providing that the interest on the funded debts shall be  per cent and shall not run more than fifty years They claim that the could not pay h interest and make the rments for i bill say it is a question of refusing to accept the bill but that it will be a clear case of in- ability to make the payments. The roads, they say, will not be able to earn as much in the future as in the past There is now so much competi- tion that they will be compelled to fight for traffic which, when the roads were first built, came as a matter of COUrse. Proceedings of the Hnnse. V'ASHING.TON, June 18.--The Indian appropriation bill was again consid- ered in the house yesterday and a rule adopted to bring it to a vote to-day. The section of the bill providing for the sale of certain state bonds credited to the Indian trust funds was struck out on a point of order after a sharp debate. A recess was taken till 8 o'clock this evening, the session being devoted to private pension bills Frauds in Armor-Plate Report. WASIIINGTON. June 16, --Informer Sill continued his story of armor-plate frauds before the investigating com- mittee yesterday. It was mainly a de- tailed and technical elaboration of the frauds which he had explained in a general way Thursday. The tedious process of identifying each false entry proceeded throughout the morning and part of the afternoon. CHINA'S TREATY WITH MEXICO. Anbassador Is Apoolnted for Its Ratification. SAN FRANClSCO, CaL, June l--Lai Young Loi, formerly Chinese consul- general at this city, is in receipt from the foreign office of the emperor of China of notice of his appointment as ambassador with full power to ratify the treaty between China and Mexico. The treaty provides that the Chinese residents of Mexico shall have the right of becoming naturalized citi- zens and in so doing have all the rights that belong to the native-born citi* zens. There will be no laws of regis- tration or exclusion. In all matters of commerce the Chinese wl! be permitted to enjoy the same privileges granted to all other foreign nations In fact, In all things they are to be treated alike. For the return of all these favors to be enjoyed by the Chinese who settle in Mexico the Chinese government will extend the same privileges and courtesies to Mexicans who may go to China and engage in commerce in that country. The treaty is liberal in every respect, and no favored nation could ask for more. Funds of the Iron HalL INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., June 19.--Judg Winters decided that all the claims filed by Receiver Failey in the Iron Hall case for sick benefits and claims upon warrants drawn but not paid for sick benefits are not preferred clmms and should notbe paid. He holds .the members filing them shall receive such dividends as have been declared on the amounts which they have paid in on assessments. This decision dis, poses of about 800 claims. Frendergast May Hang Ju . CmcAo, June I8.Unless Assassin Prendergast's attorneys are confident that Gov. Altgeld will interpose hlare- prieve to save their client's neck, they will hasten to give him whatever chance he may have before a Jury to decide as to his insanity. It seems certain that unless such a jury shall declare him to be insane, or the governor interfere, Prendergast will be hanged July 2. Judge Payne will not again postpone the executiorL Prisoner's Elopement Is Spoiled. CLARKSVILLE, Tenn., June 18.Sev- eral days ago Alexander DriscoL who was confined in the Cadiz jail on the charge of horse stealing; effeeted his escape with the aid of the 17-year-old daughter of the jailer. The girl then eloped with Driscol and they were traced to the village of Palmyra, in the lower portion of this county, and there arrested. The eloper were taken back to Cadiz. Archbishop Tache Dying. WINIPE6, Manitoba June 18.--His grace Archbishop Tache, who for more than forty years has been the head of the Roman Catholic church in Mani- toba and the Canadian northwest, lies at the point of deatl Archbishop Tache is the most widely known of the Canadian Catholic prelates and has played a most prominent part in Canadian history. Bullet Through Ker Heart. WEsTZR, Ohio, June tfi.--Late in the night Grant Baum, aged 18, of Smith- viUe, shot and killed Millie Zimmer- man, 17 years of age, only daughter of a widow. They were on their way home from a Duukard love feast, when Baum shot the girl through the heart. Baum claims the weapon was accidentally discharged. The Colonial conferenc LOIDON, June lb.--In the house of commOns Mr. Buxton has announced that the earl of Jersey was not em- powered to bind the government or to speak in its behalf at the colonial cono ference at Ottawa. Sulphur Strike Being kttled. pBMO, June 18 .--The disvute be tween the owners of the sulr r- mines in the vicinity of CaltanLota, Which resulted in the strike c; ,000 men a few days ago, is being settled by a compromise. ------- Tlmago ly Go to New Yetis NZW YORK, June 18. It is said semi- THE LAND OF "PRETTY SOON. v l know of a land where the srects arc pved With the thins that we mant to achieve It is walled with the money we meant to have saved And the pleasures fr which we rieve. The kind words unspoken, the promises broken And many a coveted bo0n Are stowed away there m that land some- where- The land of "Pretty Soon" There are uncu jewels of possible faro3 Lying about in the dust And many a noble and [oily aim Covered with mould and rust And oh. this place while it seems so near, Is farther away than the moon; Thou,h our purpose be fair yet we oct'st get there-- To the land of "Pretty Soon " The road that lead to that mystic land Is strewn with pitlIul wrecks. And the ships that have sailed for its shinin strand Bear skeletons ou their deck. It is farther at noon than it was at dawn. And farther at night than at noon Oh. let u.s beware of that land down there The landor "P'etty Soon " --Youth's Companion. Catching a Cub. When Uncle John asked Sister Mar). and me to go camping with him in the Adirondacks. he promised that he would take good care of us. and bring us home in ten days with brown cheeks and big appetites, We were just crazy to go, and begged so hard that mamma finally gave her consent, and off we went with Uncle John. Mr. Mason. Mr. Spear and a guide. I am not going to tell about our trip to the mountains, or about the little cabin we lived iu. or how homesick we got at night. Mary and I had a fine time dlring the daylight, but when darkness came. and the wind sighed through the trees, we were awfully lonesomo. After we had been in camp four days all tle men started off hunting one morting, leaving Lion, a shaggy bird dog, to keep us company while we fished for trout in a little stream near our cabin. The fish didn't bite rpidty, or maybe we were poor flshergirls; any- way, we got tired, and leaving our lines, started up the rough mountain trail in search of wild flowers. We went a great deal farther than we expe.cted, and suddenly found our- selves at the bear-trap Uncle John had set, We saw a bear, too, and were nearly frightened out of our wits, until we found the big brown animal was caught in the ugly teeth of the trap. Wben we had stiffened up our cour- age and walked near he bear we saw two wee bits of cubs -the cutest little things in the world--lying at her side. The cubs saw us, too, and scampered up to the very top of a tall tree that grew near by. Mary and I did want those cubs so badly, but we were too badly scared to think hard. We watched them away up on the dead limbs for five minutes, when Mary suddculy said it would be a good plan to tie Lion to the bottom of the tree and so keep the cubs from runnmg away while wc went back and got Uncle John and the men. So we tied him to the tree with some fishing line. and ran hastily away to get beyond his dismal whin- ] ing. We reached camp just as the I men were getting ready for luncheon, and after Uncle John had scolded us we told him of the bears. It didn't take very long for the whole crowd to get back to the trap. The old bear was shot and Lion was nntied. The cubs were still up in the treeotop, and as it was to tall to climb the guide went to chopping it down. Finally it fell with a crash, but the cubs had jumped to another tree, whose branches spread to the fallen one. This second tree came down under the guide's blows, and with it one of the cubs the other had again caught hold of another branch. Uncle John ran after the fallen cub and quickly put it head fores oat in a gunny sack and tied the sack tight, Even then the little fellow managed to scramble amid piteous cries t his dead mother. It was hard work cutting down the th{rd tree. but finally it tottered and fe)l with a crash, bearing the second eu to the ground. The fall was not broken and the cub was killed. The guide soon cut away the coats of the mother and dead cub and we went back to eamp, Uncle John carry- ing the cub in the sac. When war reacled the cabin the cub was taken out and a buckskin collar put around his neck and then he was chained to a tree. Mary and I fed him and the way he lapped condensed milk mixed with hot water made us laugh. He was an awfully hungry little cub, and as funny ia his antics as his appetite was big. He was called Jack, and soon be- came great friends wlth Lion. The I I f' v had gwn very fond of Two months afterward  an Kdro daek gu,ide came into one of the small stores of our village, having with him a liAle, brown bear around whos i neck there was a buckskin collar. The guide said he was going through the mountains when the bear ran up l to him and wauted to play. Its said he never saw such a tame bear. it was J ack. Uncle John bought him and now hn f is in our back yard. but he is getting" awfully big, and Uncle John says he will soon have to join some cicus. '. Y. Journal. HOW Little Moody i{iped. Mr. Justice and his wife were pious people and strict members of the Methodist church. They were of the good old-fashioned kind and when at and the minister said anything that reMIy struck Brother Justice as being "just the gospel, the whole truth, somethin rear ood." as h wouht term it. he woud clap his hands together with a hearty "'amen." And his children had got to looking for the "amen." whenever they heard the minister get in real, good carnest and appeared to be getting haIpy. They thought the "amen" helped iu some way to carry on the meeting successfully. It o happened one Sunday morning that lder Justice as he was general- ly c.ed by his neighbors) went to church alone, leaving the children a hom y themselves, as Mrs. Jusic had ".en clled to see a sick neighbo and Would not return before eveuin.. "Noqr be very careful about the fire, and dr.n't put any more wood in lm stovd { have put in enough to last; and heap a good fire- until I return,  said lder Justice as he prepared to leave he children for church. But he hadu been gone but a very short time btfore John Wesley, the oldes, a be S bout fen years old, saw a blaze of fir around the stove pipe. And be- ing a y of remarkably quick dets. ire principle, he saw that if anything was tO be done, it must be done a once. so he sprang for the 15all of tea- ter and the broom, dipping the brcm into the pail of water then dtshllg the water up against the stove pipe. Peter C. bringing him other pails ef water from Oe cistern, while MAr F pushed the water. They se=)n had he fire put out al everythin cleared up nicely whe their fatker came home from church. and they ",11 gathered around him to tell him 4f the fire. "Well, my son, how 6id you succee ! in puttigg the fire out?" "Oh, with the broom and water. I just dasb.-d the water up gainst the fire and oon had it out, "Peter brought it to Ins, nd Maey pumped the water for him to bring.  "So yo all helped to put odt the fire. Yu are smart, trusty clul.drea and ! at proud of you. But v'hat dii my litt]' Moody do?" "Oh, papa! Ijes clap my hand hollar men.'"--Jourual of ture. A Plain Faet. tests "Or which side of the earth is the north pole?" she inquirdd. "Or the north side," came the unan- imou answer. ) "O which side is the south pole?" "O he south side." "New on which side are the m. people?" Thi was a poser and uobody an,- wered. Finally a youn scholar held. up his sand. "I kow, '' he said. hesitatiugly aa if the excess of his knowledge wor too mtclt for him. "Go,d for you," said the teacher ell* eoura?ingly; "tell tim class on whick side tle most people are." "O he outside." piped the youu/- ster, t,ud whatever answer the teacher had ia her mind was lost in the shu. fie. Sand for the Children. Ons of the cleanest aud nices play- thing' in the world for a little childia sand. In summer a load of it dumped[ in a cean spot in the back yal will amus the little ones for hours each day. They love to shovel it, buikl miniature forts, make gardenia, with grass or plants, and dig wells. Wash sand s as clean as sawdust, and child can play in it in its white frocks and ot soil its clothes. For winter playing a bushel of sand can be kept just utside the door. A shallow bo of a few inches in depth and two or three feet square can be easily made. Spread a lot of newspapers on the flcr, set the box iB the middle, fill it with sand and let the children loos, i Teach them not to get off the news- . papers with it, and they will play all day In it and not litter the house half so much as though they had cut paper or scattered toys. , Two Little StOries. A little boy walked into u candy store. "You dld not hear about that terri- ble cutting affray at tim White house?" asked the clerk. "Why, no," said the astonishes boy. "Well," she said, >'Miss Ruth has > cut her teeth." she been cured of? MotherVhat do yo mean by sul a question.'dear? MillieWhy, hcr0's her picture i the paper. At the Head ofllcialy that when Dr. Talmage re- latter was timid about going to him Marie, who never knew tnrnS from his present long taur he at first, but after a little while he was speaking may preach regularly in the Madison use4 to frolic with him by the hour. sehoolmates who always qare Garden in this city Lion did not understalid a .bear's head of her class,s." cholera Report in Austri games, and when Jack tried to wrestle I "I should like to b VIENNA, June 18.There have been with him he would bc ibly sur- cases of cholera and twenty-five prised. Just before we were breaking up at Ciechanowiec, Russia camp Jack was missing; his chain was broken and him