COUKEMT AND GOSSIP. A Ecnver paper remarks: ' The forth-comi.-.g harvest of cereals threatens to be so large that it will ruin the farm-ccs." farm-ccs." And probably the same paper .-. r.uld have been just as quick to pre-hi. pre-hi. t ruin if the crop outlook was poor. Thirdly as far as Colorado ijseor.cerncd, clime crops only grow by irrigation.) The report of the state geologist of fadkana lor the last year predicts the .aiiure cf natural gas in the near future fu-ture The territory that now produces pro-duces rat ura! gas includes a region of ;,;..) square miles, and no new discov-.".ics discov-.".ics have been made or are now likely like-ly to Lc made. A decrease in the press-,!i-c was h noticeable in 1S95, and it is stal (Ib.diijshing. There is an all-around man inTerre ITauts. Tail. The Express cf that city ays: "Cider Z. T. Sweeney, state ilsh e::.aia.-:le".:cr and for 20 years pastor of the C'arlstian church at (kbambus, who deliv red the baccalaureate eer-r.ion eer-r.ion for ti'.e normal schocl in this city, ia talked of for the republican ncinina-tion ncinina-tion for corgrcss in the Fourth district to f.il the vacancy caused by the death of Yir. llolrnan." Th.c VAspl 1 - IGuarantec association of St. L';ris. just formed, insures against sic!:., a. Upon payment cf a small monthly sum a guarantee is given to pay cxper.scs in case of illness, and give a cert.. in per diem as well. There is to lie no regulaT hospital institution with a staff cf medical al tcudant s, but subscribers may choose their own physicians phy-sicians or be sent to any hospital at the expense of the association.