- Senator Wade Harnpton is the lion of Washington. - Tlusuccessful as a lecturer the widow Oliyer will writo a book. - Speaker Randall will tak e the stump in California oq the adjournment of congre69. - Leadville has water works, gas works, street cars, unifornied pólice, and a fire f'epartme it. -The witty Cox referred to Congressman Conger of this state the other day as a political Ziilu. - An lowa farmer, who lost his suit at court, shot and mortally wounded the opposing c unsel. - Matt Carpentbr has the rheutuatism and will go to Colorado, where he can put his bost foot forward. -The late Mrs. Sarah Josepha Hale was the author of the well-known ditty, "Mary had a little lamb." - General Itobert C.Schenck, ex-Minister to England, has received the largest paymeut yet made under the Arrears of Pensions act- $4,625. For a wound in the hand be has been receiving a pension of $30 a month.