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THE DALLES, WASCO COUNTY, OREGON, SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 1896.
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FORAKER FOR SENATOR
JOINT BALLOT TAKEN TOMORROW
Pension Bills Discussed In Both
Blanche of Congress A Long
Debate In the Senate
on the Subject.
Columbus, O., Jan. 14. J. B. Foraker
today in the senate received 29 votea for
United States eenator, Brice 6, George
A. Groot (populist) 1.- In the houee the-
vote stood : Foraker, 87 ; Brice, 21
John H. Thomas, 1 ; Mr. Gage, 1 ; Judge
Blandin, of Cleveland, J ; Lawrence T,
Neal, 1; all of whom, except Foraker are
democrats. . Foraker received the full re
publican vote. The two houses will vote
in joint ballot tomorrow. .
Annapolis, Md., Jan. 14. The first
ballot for United States senator was as
follows : House Wellington. 22; West
cott 16; Goldsborough, 11 ; Milliken, 7
Dryden.7; Mudd,4; Smith (democrat)
12; Henry (democrat), 6. Senate
Smith (democrat), 9; Henry (democrat)
3; Wellington, 3; Goldsborough, 3
Wescott, 2; Dryden, 2; Robert B. Dix
ALLISON FOR PRESIDENT.
Bis Candidacy Formally Announced
Bis Borne Paper.
Des Moines, la., Jan. 14. Senator Al-
lison, who has arrived here from Wash,
ington, when asked about the rumors
that there was a serions disagreement
between him and his Iowa managers
said emphatically there' was no truth in
All politicans denied the existence of
any difference of opinion on any subject.
The Iowa State Register today made
practically the first formal announce
ment of Mr. Allision'-s candidacy. In an
editorial that paper says : '
"In re-electing Senator Allison the
people of Iowa make, by "their legisla
ture, in a sense, a formal presentation of
his candidacy to the republicans of the
nation. ' They honor him at home now
and hope he may be honored in the na
tion when the republican convention
meets in St. Louis, having no doubt he
would be eignally honored at the polls in
November. The republicans of Iowa
present the candidacy of Senator Allison
especially to the states of the great
Northwest, which have always been first
in the affections of the Iowa senator.
Senator Allison is part of this great
Northwest. . He knows its wants and
will serve them. He lives in Iowa, but
he is a near neighbor of Illinois, Wis
consin, Minnesota, the Dakotas, Neb
raska, Kansas and Missouri these
states are the empire from which he
THE DAY IN CONGRESS.
Acrid Debate Over a Pension Bill In
Washington, Jan. 14. The bill grant
ing a penson of $75 monthly to the widow
of the late Brigadier-General Coggswell,
representative in congreBs from Massa
chusetts at the time of his death, caused
a lone debate in the senate today.
mil and Mills wanted information as
to the system pursued in granting those
Allen opposed discriminations, saying:
"I want to go on record as opposed to
any distinction between the widow of a
private soldier and that of a brigadier
general, or any other general. It was
the plain private soldier," he -added,
"who met the brunt of war. To hear the
senators talk it would be as though the
brigadiers won the war. It was a spicies
of namby-pambyism and ftunkeyism un
Hawley BuggeBted that the world rec
ognized questionstof rank, even if the
Nebraska senator did not, and while
eulogizing the services of the plan sol
dier, he pointed out that the mortality
among the officers was greater than that
among the men in the ranks.
Hoar asked if Allen's logic wonld lead
him to approve of placing the salary of
General Miles, commander'of the army,
at $13 per month.
"It would doubtless measure the value
f his services in many cases, " answered
The pension bill "passed without
amendment, the motion of Allen to re
duce the pension to $50 per month being
supported by most of the democrats.
Few Have Yet Arrived.
Washington, Jan. 14. Very few
members of the national democratic
committee', which is to meet here Thurs
day to select the .time and place for
holding the democratic national conven
tion of 1896, have yet reached the city
William F. Harris chairman, and S. P.
Sherin, of Indiana, secretary of the com
m if f n a o ra smnnrr tY a mnat. TtrAminpnt.
arrivals ud to date. Thus far the
champions of New York and St. Louis
have not arrived.
No Third-Term Sentiment.
New York, Jan. 14, A special to the
Press from Washington says :
"Word has been received from- leaders
at headquarters of the cities contending
for the democratic national convention
that Gover Cleveland is not to.be a can
didate for a third terra. This intima
tion was obtained by those who found
themselves embarrassed in. making ar
guments as to the respective advantages
of the West and East for convention
purposes. - '
New Yobk, Jan. 14. The Herald
says : .
Thomas W. Palmer, of Michigan, and
General Harrison spent two hours to-1
gether last night at the Fifth-avenue
hotel. When asked If Mr. Harrison was
a candidate for president, Mr. Palmer
."It is my opinion that General Harri
son is not a candidate."
Chicago, Jan. 14. J. S. Clarkson, oi
Iowa, in an interview, when asked con
cerning the contest of the republican
nomination for president, said :
"It is going to be a spirited and inter
esting, but not heroic contest, as in- the
rivalries between Grant - and Blaine. I
think it is going to be a deliberate
Mr. Clarkson said he considered Alli
son the strongest man at all points.
Advancing on Coomassle. '
Caps Coast Castile, British West Af
rica, Jan. lo. it is announced the tmt
ish expeditionary forces operating
against Coomassie, the capital of Ashan-
tee, will reach that town Saturday. It
is predicted the Ashantees will desert
the capitol until after the departure oil
tbe expedition and will then.retnrn and
massacre the occupying forces.
Campos Wants More Cavalry.
Madrid, Jan. 15. Captain-General
Campos has asked for cavalry reinforce
ments, to b sent to Cuba, and it is offi
cally reported that the situation there is
regarded as being of the most critical
The Condition of Things.
Yesterday's storm caused the railroad
company a good deal of trouble. Ine
road is covered with drifts in many
places, and west of Bonneville is in such
condition that traffic is impossible.
The local train which left here yester
day afternoon at 1 :10 did not arrive at
Bonneville tiljj 10 o'clock this morning,
and the passengers will probably not
reach Portland till late this afternoon.
The west-bound passenger arrived in
The Dalles on time, but did not leave
here till 11. One cause of the delay was
tbe engine getting off the track as the
train started across Mill creek bridge.
Previous to its going, two engines went
down the road to render assistance to
The rotary snow-plow left Portland
last evening ahead of No. 2, the regular
passenger train, but -was unable to get
any farther than Uneonta, where the
snow was packed solid.
Local officials informed The Chroni
cle this afternoon that a steamboat left
Portland this morning, which, after
picking up the passengers on the train
that started laBt night,, will proceed to
Bonneville, where a transfer will be
made. Unless the transfer is delayed,
the train from Bonneville should reach
The Dalles between' 5 and 6 o'clock this
evening. East of The Dalles everything
is reported clear, though there is deep
snow everywhere. Between here and
Cascades no trouble is expected unlets
The weather is mnch moderated this
afternoon, and with the promise of
warmer conditions tomorrow, it looks
like we may have only a spurt of winter
and not a siege. -
The popularity of Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy and the high esteem in
which it is helds leads us to believe it to
ba an article of great worth and merit.
We have the pleasure of giving the ex
perience of three prominent citizens of
Redondo Beach, Cal., in the use of the
remedy. Mr. A. V. Trudell says: "I
have always received prompt relief when
I used Chamberlain's Cough Remedy."
Mr. James Orchard says : ' "I am satis
fied that Chamberlain's Cough remedy
cured my cold.' Mr. J. M. Hatcher
says:. ."For three years I have used
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy in my
family and its results have always been
satisfactory." For sale byBlakeley &
Houghton, Druggist. .
IT WAS A BAD 110 VEI
Americans in Transvaal.
REASONS FOR MR. WILTZ'S OPINION
This Country Should have a Represen
tative of It Own in the Trans
vaalTrade With it
London, Jan.15. Mr. Wiltz, of Cali
fornia, a friend of John Hammond, the
American mining engineer arrested with
others at Johannesburg on a charge of
high treason, continues his efforts in be
half of Hammond and the other Ameri
cans in custody at Johannesburg or Pre
toria. Discussing the' situation today,
Swiltz said :
Our government must understand
this fact all tbe demands of diplomatic
courtesy were satisfied by Chamberlain's
kind response to Secretary Olney's re
quest that Great Britain protect the in
terests of Americans in the Transvaal
but nothing could be worse for the
Americans, as the feeling against" all
Englishmen is exceedingly bitter, while
the Boers are very friendly to Americans.
indeed, several ot those arrested are on
the best of terms with the Boer govern
None of the Americans were connect
ed with the political movement. Thev
Bimply 'joined the reform committee
formed in tbe emergency to preserve the
peace of Johannesburg. President Kro
ger arrested all members of the commit
tee, but I believe prompt action taken
through our own representative at Cape
Town would secure the release of tbe
Americans. Any delay may endanger
their lives, as tbe Boers are intensely ex
asperated. We should have a represent
ative in the Transvaal, for the Ameri-
cane, though few, occupy most impor-
tant positions, arid trade with tbe
United States is very large. Most of the
lumber used in the mines comes from
A MINING ENGINEER.
Something About the American, Curtis,
Arrested at Johannesburg.
New Yore, Jan. 15. A local
Among the Americans arrested at Jo
hannesburg for alleged conspiracy
against the Boer government is J,
Curtis, descriDed in dispatches received
here from London as being a wealty
mining engiueer. Further information
about the cause of his arrest has been
sought in vain by his ' many friends
The prisoner is Joseph Storey Cnrti9,
a son .of tbe late George T. Curtis, and a
man of considerable prominence in min
ing circles of the world. The mother
and sisters live in the Kensington apart
ment house, and they, as well as his
friends, are amazed at the report of his
Arrest for being a leader in the recent
uprising in the Transvaal, asie has al
ways been strongly opposed to English
schemes for securing control of the
country, and has often mentioned the
matters in letters written to friends in
the city. His sympathies have always
been with the government, although he
went to Africa originally as an agent of
an English Company. For some months
Mr. Curtis has not written home, and
his mother has been dependent on the
newspaper reports for news of him.
Although an American citizen, little of
Curtis life has been spent in this country.
He traveled in Europe many years and
received his education at Freudenburg,
Germany. Eight years ago he was sent
to South Africa as an expert mining en
gineer by an English company to ex
amine gold mines there. He has been
there since. During his residence in the
Transvaal be has accumlated a fortune,
and is now one of the wealthiest men
there. Mr. Curtis is married, but has
Opened Today in Berlin The
From the Throne.
JBeblin, Jan. 15. The Prussian diet
was opened at noon today. The speech
from the throne was devoted to domestic
affairs. It is estimated tbe budget of
1896 will show a smaller deficit than that
of 1835,' owing to increased receipts due
to improving trade.
Bills were announced for extending
railroads, for improving the position of
school teachers, and to extend the estab
lishment of chambers of commerce. The
government will employ every means to
remedy the condition . of the husbandry,
and intends to propose furnishing finan
cial assistance to those shown to be in
need ; to establish co-operative granaries
and legislate regarding the tenure of
LONDON'S STOCK OF GOLD.
The Large Increase Was Mostly From
the United States.
London, Jan. 15. -At the half-yearly
meeting today of the Union bank, of
London, the new governor of that insti
tution, F. O. Schuster, said the prevail
ing impreesioc. that the large increased
production was only partly true. It was
from the United States, he added, chief
ly that the increase was obtained. The
imports from the United States, contin
ued Mr. Schuster, were due to the cur
rency troubles and the want of confi
dence arising therefrom. But, in his
opinion, the troubles would not continue
much longer, and when these difficulties
were overcome, as he could not but hope
they would be, sooner or later, the tide
might turn the current in the opposite
direction, and it might set in with great
rapidity and force.
Despite the storm, which made walk
ing, it not impossible, at least very dis
agreeable, the council chambers con-
twined a large number of Republicans
last night, who met as members of the
McKinley Club to choose delegates to
the state convention of clubs to be held
in Portland February 4th. Mayor
Frank Menefee, the president of the
club, called the meeting to order, and
the call for the .convention was then
read by the secretary, H, H. Riddell.
As tbe members came together to
choose delegates, it was decided to pro
ceed to that action at once. Mr. J. M,
Patterson moved that in balloting each
member voting should write the names
of five persons on his ballot, and the
five receiving the greatest number of the
votes cast should be declared elected
delegates. ' The motion was passed.
Messrs. W. H. Wilson and Charles
Hilton were appointed tellers, and when
the votes were counted it was found
that the following had been chosen dele
gates : B. F. Laughlin. W. H. Wilson,
J. M. Patterson, John Michell and Fred
The question of electing officers for tbe
ensuing year was brought up, but tbe
club decided that such action had better
be postponed until a meeting called for
that purpose. It was then determined
that the next meeting of the club-should
be held February Stb, at which time
officers should be elected and plans for
tbe campaign considered.
Fraternity hall was taken possession
of last night by the Workmen lodge and
the members of the Degree of Honor.
The attendance was large, and the even
ing pronounced one of tbe most pleasant
in the social history of tbe two orders.
The program, which was a very inter
esting one, opened with a rong by ten
rvi am Vo a if Ida naonMn V.n!n IaJ k
members of the Gesang Verein, led
Prof. Birgfeld: The singers were : First
tenors, Hans Hansen, Earl Gottfried
Joseph Nitschke; second tenor, Fred
Weigle, Johannon Stoll; first bass,
Chris Weigle, I. C. Nickelsen, J. Koh
ler; eecond bass, Charles Stubling and
Charles Schutz. After this enjoyable
selection, Dr. Doane gave a well-ren
dered vocal solo, which was followed by
a pleasing duet by Will Crossen and
Charles Clarke. Mr. Clarke than fa.-
vored the audience with a vocal solo
AmoDg the most enjoyable pieces of the
evening was a violin duet by Professor
Birgfeld and his pupil, Mr. Woodcock
At this point in the program Dr. Doane
gave an interesting ten-minute talk in
words appropriate to the occasion
This concluded the evening's program,
and lunch was announced. One bun
dred and thirty-five people sat down to
an elegant lunch, after-which the time
was given over to dancing till a late
hour. The social proved a most enjoya
ble one to the Workmen, the members
ot the Degree of Honor and the few
guests who were fortunate enough to be
The folly pf . prejudice is frequently
shown by people who prefer to suffer for
years rather than try an advertised rem
edy. The milionswho have no such
notions, take Ayer's Sarsaparilla for
blood-diseases, and our cured. So much
for common sense.
The Stabling Green Boase.
we wisn to announce tnat we nave a
complete stock of the following designs :
Masons, Odd Jbellows, Jiillts: Knights
oi Jf ytnias 6 Kinds; workmen, Wood
men, Red Men, Firemen's Triumph &
Helmet, Eastern Star; Lyres, 2 sizes;
Wreaths, 7 sizes ; Horse Shoe, 3 sizes ;
Broken Wheel, 2 sizes; Anchor, 3 sizes;
lying and Sitting Doves; UpenJbible;
Gates Ajar; Crosses and Crowns united ;
Flower baskets, 3 sizes ; a large assort
ment ot welcome and Wedding bells: a
deduction made if wires are returned.
We are at all times prepared to fill these
designs with beautiful flowers at reason
Mrs. A. L. Stubling & Son.
THE MONROE DOCTRINE
About President's Venezue
A VOICE IN THE SENATE
The New Jersey Senator Thinks
President Has Pressed the Doc
trine Beyond What Was
Washington, Jan. 16. Sewell, repub
lican, of New Jersey, introduced a res
olution on the Monroe doctrine in the
senate today. Tbe resolution declares
that the president has pressed the Mon
roe doctrine beyond what was intended
and his interpretation will involve the
United States in foreign complications
and virtually extend a protectorate over
Mexico and the Sonth American states.
Senator Call gave notice today that he
would sson move to discharge the foreign
relations committee from consideration
of the resolution for recognition of the
Cubans as belligerents id order to have
the senate vote directly on the question
without further delay. "'
Grow Objects to Criticism.
Washington, Jan. 16. There was an
interesting episode in the house today,
inspired by Grow, republican, of Penn
sylvania, who declared that the New
York chamber of commerce, in a pamp
hlet widely circulated, casts reflections
on the good faith of the bouse. The
pamphlet criticised the&bouBe for not
paying tbe Canadian sealers $400,000
which it waa asserted had been arbitra
ted and awarded to the owners of seized
vessels. ' '
BAD THIRTEEN WIVES.
A New Yorker with the Habit of Marry
lng for Money.
jNfiw xork, Jan. iz. there is a man
serving one year in the penitentiary for
the larceny of $8, whose record as a poly-
gamist gives him pre-eminence in evil
Thirteen marriages have been traced to
him, -and there are more to come, the
authorities say. He married under the
names of txeorge Manr, Joseph Maler,
Joseph Miller, George Muffler and sever
al other aliases. It is believed his real
name is George Meyers.
Meyers' object in forming this con
nubial 13 club was to obtain money
One of his wives is cueing him for di
vorce. This universal benedict waa not
at all fastidious. He married any woman
he happened to be acquainted with, no
matter what her age was, if she only had
money. He allied himselt to women
varying in age from zd to 4o years, and
it made no difference to him whether
they were pretty or homely, attractive or
I 1: XT .3 ; .J ! . i i 1 1
Nor did it matter how much
or how little money they had if they had
some. He married one woman for $17
With others he got dowers varying from
$25 to f 500. ,
He had no other occupation, and sim
ply married for a living, not disdaining
as a side issue to steal whatever monev
he could lay his hands on. If the wo
man tie married suited, him, be re
mained with her a few days ; if not, he
left as soon ashe bad secured her money.
As a rule, however, he did not marry on
credit, as it were. He generally ob
tained the moment he married, under
the pretense of wanting to start in busi
ness. Falls Into a Deep Mine.
Houghton, Mich., Jan. 16. The min
ers at the bottom of the new No. 5 Tam
arack shaft were startled by a man fall
ing past them. It proved to be William
Beesley, a miner who had accidentally
stepped into the mouth of the shaft at
the surface and had fallen 175 feet. The
miners who' picked him up were sur
prised to find him alive. Both legs were
broken, all the ribs on his right side
fractured and he had a severe scalp
wound. The mine surgeon says be will
The Committee Decides
on Jane 7
Washington, Jan. 16. The democrat
ic national convention will be held- July
7. The national committee decided to
day on this date. The opposition fav
ored June 2.
The vote wax 32 to 18 in favor of July
Highest of all in Leavening Poweri
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7. The resolution of Patrick Colins, of
Massachusetts, offered ' in the conven
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held behind closed doors, waa reported
adversely by a sub-committee, to which
it was referred, and his report was
adopted unanimously. It was decided
to give each city thirty minntes to pre
sent its claims this afternoon.
Bavana Practically Isolated.
Madrid, Jan. 16. Dispatches from
Havana say the insurgents have cut off
all means of land communication be
tween this city and tbe interior except
by a short railroad from Havana to Mar
iannao, in the province of Havana, and
over a Btill shorter railroad between Pag-
la and Munabacia, eobarba of that city.
Consequently steamships are the only,
means of communication between the
capital and the provinces, which remain,
at the disposal of the authorities.
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Governor Drake's Inauguration.
Des Moines, Iowa, Jan. 16. Tbe in
auguration of Governor Drake took place
at 2 :30 today in the presence of several
thousand people. The governor in his
inaugural said that the stand taken' by
the president in favor of the enforce
ment of the Monroe doctrine has received
tbe most unhesitating and cordial ap
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The Wheat Market.
Portland, Jbu. 16. Wheat, Valley,
57: Walla Walla, 54.
Chicago, Jan. 16. Wheat, cash, 56;
San Francisco, Jan. 16. Wheat, cash,
Miners' strike In Ohio. -
Columbus, O., Jan. 16. A thousand
miners employed by the Morris company
struck today on account of trouble said
to be local. 1
Another Minneapolis Bank.
Minneapolis, Jan. Jan. 16. The Irish
American bank, , a state institution,
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