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A, W. CHBMKT, Fublliher.
OREGON CITY OREGON
EVENTS OF THE MY
Am Interesting Collection of Itcmt From
the Two HeoiUpheres Presented
la Condensed Form.
In an opinion filed in tbe supreme
court of Illinois, tbe Torrens land title
aot is held to be unconstitutional.
Rev. E. L. Benediot shot and fatally
wounded Earry MoWhorter, a promi
nent dm as I at. of Larrabee, la. Tbe
hooting was in self defense.
There ii a shortage of dry wines in
California, and tbe manufacturers wish
to advanoe tbe prioes, but to this tbe
dealers object, for fear of foreign com
petition. President Zelaya, of Nioaragua, has
iaaned a deoree making lard duty free
from October to April, and floor and
corn, which are also scarce, are made
free of duty.
The country home at Clover Bend,
Lawrence county, Arkansas, of Miss
Frenoh, authoress and magazine con
tributor, well known as "Octave
Tbanet," was destroyed by fire. A
large and vlauabl library was bnrned.
Serious rioting has occurred at Shot
aput, near Bombay. Five thousand
men looted 1,500 bags of grain. The
polioe fired npon tbe mob, killing fonr
men and wonnding sis. A further
outbreak is feared as Bhotaput is one of
tbe worst famine traots.
?A St. Petersburg dispatch to tbe
London Times quotes the Novosti at
aaying that towards the olose of the
war with Japan, China offered to oede
the island of Formosa to England with
out condition, with a view to excluding
the Japanese, bnt that Lord Roiebery,
then prime minister, promptly declined
Mrs. Walter M. Castle, of Can Fran
oiaoo, recently sentenced in London to
three months' imprisonment without
bard larbor, after having pleaded guilty
to charge of shop-lifting, has been re
' leated from prison on medioal grounds,
by order of tbe home secretary, Sir
Matthew White Ridley.
Tbe report that was reoently sent ont j
from Constantinople that sixty Arme
nians wen massaoerd there early last
week was not exaggerated. On tbe
contrary, the affair turns ont more seri
ous than was at first annonnoed. The
maaaaore occurred at the village of
Everek, .where nearly one hundred per
sons were killed and all the Armenian
A tramp, while going over the Balti
more & Ohio, near Mitchell, Ind.,
found enough dynamite on tbe traok to
blow an engine to pieoes as soon as it
struck it. He ran to the nearest
awitoh, tore off a lamp, and returning,
signaled tbe approaching express train.
He was shot at by the wreckers and
was found unoonsoious by tbe train
men. In Riohmond, Mo.,' a mob collected
round tbe jail and attempted to get
bold of Jesse Winner and Lon Lackey,
charged wltb the murder of Mrs. Eva
Winner and her two children. Tbeii
evident purpose was to lynch them. A
brother of the murdered woman ad
dressed the mob and pleaded with them
to leave tbe law take its oourae. Tbe;
aooepted his counsel and retired.
Samuel 8. Tucker, a painter, met
Dr. James 8. Wiutermnte on tbe street
in Taooma, and suddenly drew a re
volver, shooting Wiutermnte through
the body. Tuoker then turned the re
volver on himself, shooting blmsell
through the head, blowing his bra i nt
out. Wintermute was not killed and
may recover. The latter professes not
to know the causa of tbe shooting.
Superintendent Keene who shot Mori
Roderick, the supposed robber, at tbe
Cariboo mines, was acquitted by the
John B. Bartbelman, a sewing-machine
agent shot and killed his divorced
wife in Los Angeles, Cal. They quar
reled over the possession of their 3-year-old
In Ashland, Ky., Tobe Stanley,
mine superintendent, was shot and i
killed by Ike Barker on his way to the
polls to vote. Stanley opened hoBtili
tis by cutting Barker across the fao
with a buggy whip. Family trouble!
wore the cause
About twenty fist fights occurred
near tbe polls in Lexington, Ky., on
election day. Pistols were drawn in '
half of tbem. An editor attempted tt
assault Colonel Ureckenridue, whe
drew his pistol. They were separatee
before anyone was hurt.
8. R. Clough, a hotel proprietor ol
Minneapolis, Minn., was so rioter
mined to vote that he arose from hit
sick bed to go to the polls. He line
been handed his ballot for marking
when suddenly he toppled over dead.
Ilia heart had stopped beating.
In Davenport. Cal. , on election daj
William Granville eutered the pollinj
place, aud, pointing a pistol at Lewii 1
Chandler, an election olerk, attemptec
to tire it, aud snapped the trigKor tlire ,
times before bis band was caught
There was no provocation for tbe deed. I
Ex-Chief Justice W. E. Miller dipt j
at bis home in Dts Mutnex, Ia., at tin j
age of 73. He was a member of th
supreme ooort from 1870 to 1 8 7 tl. !
Tbe supreme oourt of Oregon hat
handed down its third opinion in thi
branch asylum case, and this time hai 1
aflirtned the judgment of the lowei 1
ooort in restraining the state treasure j
from honoring tbe $35,000 warrant
issued in payment of a site purchased j
for tbe location of the proposed ssyluuc
building in Eastern Oregon j
An Ektra Inn nf t!imgtM
An extra tension following lrnnWI
ately the inauguration ot Mr. MoKin
ley is, in the prevaling opinion In
Washington, certain. No oni pro.
fesses to have word from Mr. MoKin
ley direct OA the subjeot, but the- is
good authority for saying thst Mark
Hanna, during a recent visit in New
York, said enough to give the impr
sion that an extra session is on the R'
publioan programme. Senator Quay
believes an extra session is certain.
Btofm on links Frle.
Great damage bos bem done to the
shipping interests on lake Erie by a
high wind. The canal boot Mayside
Way, while being towed np tbe river
from Tonawanda, broke ber hawser
and wa blown on the rocks along
shore. Tbe captain was resorted with a
rope, but his mules were crushed to
death. The boat became a total wreck.
An old exoursion steamer wo blown
across the ohannol near Buffalo and
will be a total loss.
Bnlnlda of Capltnlltt.
Josoph D. MoDonald. a prominent
and wealthy citizen of Fremont, Neb,
shot himself, causing almost instant
death. The cause for the rash act was
mental unbalance, the result of finan
cial reverses in mining investments in
Colorado. He was a railroad contractor
and built all of the South Platte
brandies of the Northwestern road in
Nebraska on tbe Elkborn system, and
was reputed to be worth over $100,000.
or Interest to Miner.
A New York attorney has received
a cablegram announcing that tbe high
ocurt at Pretoria. South Africa, has de
clared void the MaoArthur-Forest pat
ents for the cyanide process for the re
covery of gold. This decision was
given in a suit brought by the com
bined goldmine owners of Johannes
burg and the Transvaal. Tbe an
nouncement is said to be of great inter
est to gold mine owners.
Mrs. Castle Sentenced to Triton.
Mrs. Walter M. Castle, of San Fran
cisco, wbo was arrested in London,
obarged with shoplifting, has had her
trial. She pleaded guilty, and was
sentenced to three months' imprison
ment without labor. Mr. CaBtle was
An important feature of Harper's
Magazine for several months, to come
will be Poultney Bigelow's series of
papers on the "White Man's Africa,"
treating in the autbor'a original and
striking way tbe new continent recent
ly opened np to European exploitation.
Tbe first paper, in the . November
number, will give a novel view of
Jameson's raid from material placed in
the author's hand by an English phy
sician and a Boer offloiul thus present
ing both sides of this remarkable epi
sode. The series is the result of a
journey to South Afrioa undertaken by
Mr. Bigelow for Harper's Magazine,
and is to be illustrated from photo
graphs specially made for the purpose.
Thanksgiving Proclamation. ,
The president has issued the follow
ing Thanksgiving proclamation: '
"By the President of the United
"The people of the United States
should never be unmindful of tbe grati
tude they owe to the God of nations
for his watchful care, wbioh has
shielded them from disaster and point
ed out to them the way of peace and
happiness. Nor should tbey ever re
fuse to acknowledge with contrite
hearts their proneness to turn away
from God's teachings and to follow
with sinful pride after their own de
vioes. "To the end tbat these thoughts
may be quickened, it is fitting that, on
a day especially appointed, we should
join together in approaching the throne
of graoe with praise and supplication.
"Therefore, I, Grover Cleveland,
president of the United States, do here
by designate and set apart Thursday,
the 20th day of tbe present month of
November, to be kept and observed as
a day of thanksgiving and prayer
throughout our land. On that day let
all our people forego their usual work
and occupations and assemble in their
aooustouied places of worship; let them
with one accord rendor thanks to the
Ruler of the Universe for our preserva
tion as a nation, and our deliverance
from every threatened danger; for the
: peace tbat baa dwelt within our boun-
ilurina- fnr nni- Hufianaa amiinat Hiapaan
and pestilence during tbe year tbat has '
passed; for tbe plenteous rewards that
have followed tbe labors of our hus
bandmen; and for all the other bless
ings that have been vouchsafed to us.
"And let us, through the mediation
of Elm who has taught us how to pray, i
implore the forgiveness of our sins and i
continuance of heavenly favor.
'Let us not forget on this day of
thanksgiving the needy, and by deeds
of charity let our offerings of praise be
made more acceptable ia the tight of
the Lord. i
"Witness my hand aud the seal of
the United States which I have caused
to be hereto affixed. j
"Done at the City of Washington, j
this 6th day of November, in tbe year .
of our Lord, 1896, and of the independ-1
enoe or tbe united Estates ol Amerioa,
tbe 13 1st
(Seal.) "Orover Cleveland,
"By the President
"Secretary of State,"
The Hawaiian government has
granted full pardon to ex-Queen Lil
inukalani with the restoration of ber
civil rights. When found guilty of
treason she was sentenced to five year'
imprisonment and fined $5000. She
was released on parole one year ago
and has since kept such good faith with
tbe government tbat a full pardon baa
Tbe Cascade locks, after eighteen
years of labor, baa at last been opened.
THE BATTLE' IS OVER
Republican National Ticket
Has Been Victorious.
M'KINLKY AND 1IOBAET CHOSEN
Washington Is For Bryan and Oregon
Fur MeKlnley Tbe Southern
Vote ! Divided.
With three states yet in doubt, it is
known tbat the Republican national
ticket is elected by a majority of nearly
100 in the electoral college, and of
1,000,000 plurality of the popular vote.
New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois,
Massachusetts and Ohio have rolled up
unprecedentedly tremendous majorities,
from 100,000 to 1100,000. The rest is
detail, to be settled by complete re
turns. There are now three states in the
doubtful column Kentucky, Wyominu
and South Dakota. In Kentucky it
will require the official oount to deter
mine the result, owing to irregulari
ties. In Wyoming, tbe nnoretainty is
due to the slow returns. The latest re
ports, however, indicate that Bryan
will get two of the three votes, South
Dukota's vote on presidential electors
ia tied, and an offloial oonnt will be re
quired to determine tbe result Repub
lican managers have closed their office
with the above declaration.
The Republican oandidate is now
snre of 260 electoral votes. Tbe other
states that were considered doubtful
Kansas, North Carolina, Tennessee
and Virginia have gone for Bryan.
His vote is 167, and with Kentucky,
Wyoming and South Dakota would be
The Hectors! College.
The folllowing table gives the stand
ing of tbe electoral college as far at
Rhode Island ...
The returns show interesting features
and in some respects have been a sur
prise to the leadrrs of both political
parties. Tbe New England states
have, as was expected, given , heavy
pluralities for McKinley, without ex
ception. The Republican ticket was
successful in Massachusetts beyond
what wss olaimed for it by tbe most
enthusiastic prophet of Republican suo
New York and Pennsylvania have
given the Republioan oandidate be
tween 275,000 and 285,000 eaob.
The Virginia eleotors will, without
question, be for Bryan, but they have
been eleoted by a heavily reduced vote.
Tbe Republicans have given Texas up.
Illinois has given MoKioley about
175,000 plurality. In the guberna
torial raoe Altgeld has been beaten,
but is 60,000 ahead of the Demooratio '
Ohio has given McKinley
Returns by counties in Iowa have'
been completed. Tbe total vote oast
in the state is in excess of 610,000
votes, estimating the Prohibition and j
Palmer votes together at only 6000. I
Of these votes 286,751 were oast for .
McKinley, and 219,118 for Bryan, j
McKinley'a plurality, 67.633. This
is the largest vote ever cast in the
In Kentucky the situation is ma- j
terially changed from early advices. !
At first tbe Republicans olaimed the '
Btate by about 16,000, but late returns
show large Democratic gains, and now j
the state is claimed for Bryan, but this '
the Republicans will not concede, ;
. California bus given McKinley a
plurality of 6,000.
Kansas baa given Bryan 4,000 pin
rality. With nearly complete returns from
Michigan Pingree's plurality is esti-;
mated at about 70,000 and McKinley'a
15,000 less. Of tbe congressional dele-
gation 13 are Republicans and 2 fu
Tennessee's 13 electoral vote will be t
cast for Bryan, but tbe Republicans
may elect the governor. j
South Carolina, Georgia, Mississippi,
Alabama and Louisiana are all for;
Bryan by about tbe normal Democratic
Nebraska has gone for Bryan, not
withstanding the Republican claims.
Wisconsin is almost sure for the Re-
Minnesota, which was regarded as The woman wbo always baa sone
doubtful by both parties, wi'l have ' thing in band seldom feel the necea
S6.000 plurality for McKinley. j sity of wearing gloves.
Complete returns have been received
from 22 out of the 83 counties in Ore
gon, and tbe return from the 10 other
counties are practically complete. Tbe
number of votes reported is 01,043, of
wbioh McKinley has 40,703 and Brysn
44,750, or a plurality of 3,043 for Mo
Kinley, Less than 600 votes remain
tobe added to the 01,643 in ordor to
give the full number of votes oast for
McKinley and Bryan.
The following table shows the vote
Cnumlra. McK Inter
Rakor '. r7
Cton ; l,lne
I. Inn 2,W4
Marlon .. J,iwi
1'olk 1,2 IX
The lacer reports from Washington
indicate that Bryan's plurality will be
near 10,000. The Bryan vote was tbe
strongest in tbe more thickly populated
portion of the state. The numbor of
votes tbuB far reported 77.176 about
equals that of two years ago, so that,
allowing for the increase, there remains
about 10.000 more to bear from.
John R. Rogers, Populist, has been
chosen governor over P. C. Sullivan,
though by a majority probably 3,000
under tbe electoral ticket
Tbe entire fusion ticket has been
successful by majorities ranging from
8.000 to 8,000. Tbe legislature is
Populist on joint ballot, though there
is a possibility tbat tbe Republicans
may control the senate, as tbey have 14
hold-overs out of a total of 84 mem
bers of the upper house.
Tbe returns from Washington as re
ported for presidential electors appear
in tbe table below. No returns have
been received from Okanogan and
Counties. McKinley. Bryan.
Adams - HiO m
Asotin 73 M
thehalis l,ftSd 1,476
Clallam IH JM
Clark 1,4'J" 1,478
Columbia 4:ftl fitW
Cowlitz 1.4H7 ' i,m
Douglas oS 131
tiarlleld -.. 478 tm
Island .. 1! 17S
Jefferson . 877 4ii7
King 0,370 7,Stl
Kilfap litti tuvi
Klttilas 61 Sltl
Kllekitat 7UO floO
Uwis 1,519 1,4!1
Lincoln 4J1 Ml
Mason 871 641
Han Juan 4ta
Walla Walla 1,52
V Totals W.145
The New Lawmakera.
Washington. At Republioan and
Demooratio congressional headquarters
tbe ohairmen have been figuring on the
complexion of the next bouse. Chair
man Babcock says he has complete re
ports from 193 congressional districts,
whioh have eleoted Republicans; that
there are 135 districts tbat have eleot
ed Democrats and Populists, and 28
districts in wbioh tbe returns are in
complete. These may all be classed as
doubtful, be says, with the prospects
that the Republicans will Becure at
least one half of tbem, wbioh would
make a total Republioan membership
in the fifty-fifth congress of 207. He
claims that, under uo circumstances,
will the Republican membership fall
Senator Faulkner, obairman of the
Demociatio committee, although be
does not concede the Republicans a
majority in the next house, gives them
176, within three of a majority.
Tbe Democrats have made gains as
follows: Delaware, J; Illinois, 1; Mis
souri, 4; New York. 1; total, 11.
The Republicans have gained as fol
lows: Maryland, 3.
Tbe Demo-Populists have gained 1
in Colorado and 1 in Missouri.
' The Next Senate.
Washington. From returns thus far
received, the next senate will probably
stand as follows:
Independents and Populists, IS.
On the currency question, the senate
undoubtedly will have an anti-silver
Republicans wbo bolted the St Louis
ticket and platform are classed as inde
pendents. They are: Teller, Dubois,
Another Utah senator to be elected
to succeed Brown will undoudtedly be
Mr. Bryaa'a Congratulation.
Mr. Bryan sent tbe following tele
gram to Mr. McKinley:
"Hon. William MoKinley, jr..
Canton: Senator Jones has just in
formed me that the returns indicate
your election, and I hasten to extend
my congratulations. V e have submit
ted the issue to tbe people, and their
! will is law.
W. J. BRYAN.
TRADE WITH dpi
racific Coast States Will
Reap Greatest Benefit.
TI1E CELESTIALS 1KB WAKING UP
A Oood Field for Amerleaa Honef
aud enterprise Banking Be.
Washington, Nov. 10. It has al
ways been held that China was a good
field for Amerioan enterprise and
American money, Americans wbo
seek to engage in business enterprises in
China or Japan find themselves bandi
oapped by tbe faot tbat all their busi
ness in the way of money must be done
through English banking ' bouses.
English money finds as good invest
ment in China as it does elsewhere.
English capitalists have their invest
ments in trie East oovered by tbe ex
change through English banking
houses. By the same tukeu Americans
find it much more difficult to seoure a
foothold in tbe Eastern countries for
their manufactures and wares, although
sold as cheaply as those manufactured
While it does not appear tbat there
has been any change in tbe matter of
Amerioan banking business, it is a
fact there is a change in the matter of
enterprise in China. Tbe son of min
ister Denby has noted several instanoes
of late showing tbat Americans are be
ginning to see tbat tbere is a future
for them in the matter of Chinese
trade and Chinese investment This
has been especially noticeable in tbe
matter of ship and railroad building.
Upon this line be say:
"Among these, the Amerioan Trad
ing Company, of New York, London,
Yokohama and Shanghai, ha been tbe
longest in the field. In addition to its
usual business of exporting and im
porting, this oompany has recently be
come tbe agent Of the Cramp Ship
building Company and of tbe Union
iron works. It also represents an
American railroad syndicate, and has
submitted bids for tbe building of a
railroad from Sooobow to Chinkiang,
and for tbe. building of an electric
tramway in the foreign concessions at
Shanghai. These bids have not as
yet been aooepted. During tbe past
winter this oompany was also agent
for an American banking syndicate,
and entered into negotiations for
a loan to China. It is this same
oompany that has secured a conces
sion for a railroad from Chemulpo to
Seoul, in Corea, and that has sold two
ships on behalf of the Cramp com
pany to tbe Japanese government
"Mr. A. W. Bash, of Port Town
send, Wash., ia the representative at
Peking of a wealthy combination of
capitalists in New York, who' wish to
seoure railroad, mining and other oon
traots in China. Tbe syndicate has or
ganized a oompany called tne Ameri-'
oan-Cbina Development Company, in
corporated under the laws of the state
of New Jersey. Their plans are far
reaching and comprehensive, but tbey
have not yet beeen brought to a suffi
ciently definite form to justify a report
thereon. It ia supposed, however,
that they will oonfine their attention
to North China, and that they have at
present no projeots south of the Yang
"The Bethlehem iron works have
been represented in Peking during the
winter by Captain ZalinBki, U. S. A.,
retired. This oompanv wishes to ob
tain orders for ooast defenses, armor-
plates, disappearing guns, ammuni
tion, etc., and its agent also submitted
to tbe yamen plans for submarine
boats. The yamen seems at present
disinclined to enter on naval recon
struction, agaiDst which they are
strongly advised by Sir Robert Hart,
inspeotor-general of customs. Tbe
foreign ous torus revenue is now almost
entirely pledged to pay the Russian
Frenoh and German-English loans of
200,000,000 taels. A further indebted
ness of 60,000,000 taels, on similar
terms, would require to meet it the
balanoe of onstoms revenue now re
maining, and would leave China with
out revenue from this source for many
j years to come. Want of funds will ,
I prevent the purchase of a large fleet or
: great investment in ooast defenses. i
j Amerioan methods and American in- i
i vestments would no doubt do a great ,
i deal to stimulate trade with China. It
' is, of course, knows tbat anytl ing that
would increase the business with China j
would be of immense advantages to j
the Pacific slope, as tbe trade with the
Orient must be carried on from tbe Pa
cific coast. It is known tbat a great '
deal of big industries, such as railroad
building, shipbuilding, and in fact i
anything of a modern character, must !
of necessity draw from the outside !
world, and the United States could
best supply such demands, and in turn
these supplies would be taken from the
Cblrago Stock Exchange Keopened.
Chicago, Nov. 9. After having been
closed for over three months, the Chi
cago stock exchange reopened today.
Though one or two small failures were
expected tbey failed to materialize,
most trades held in abeyance by the
closing of the exchange having been
Ran Down by a Car.
Taooma, Nov. 10. Martin Gunder
son. a single Norwegian, aged SO
years, while partially intoxicated to
night, attempted to step In front of a
moving car on Paoiflo avenue. He
l 1 a ---- '
wae buuvi iuu icii u uio gruuuu, aim
bead striking the pavement, inflicting
a alight cut on the aide. He died in
stantly. The dead man was employed
by tbe Taooma Waerhouse ft Elevator
Company, as assistant foreman at ele
Portland, Or., Nov. 11. Wheat has
reached a very high point since our last
letter, which was only natural, and to
be expected after so rapid a decline,
and the situation grows stronger daily
and all the best authorities iu the grain
trade throughout tbe world predict con
tinued euhanoemont in values of farm
products and say America holds the key
to tbe situation. Exports are enormous
and ocean freight room cannot be se
cured at any price. Tramp steamers
from all corners of the world have been
attracted to our shores. On the Great
Lakes there is a blockade of grain-laden
vessels at several ports, and truuk
line railroads as well as those through
out the North west, are unable to supply
half of the demand for cars. There is
every prospect of ' another advance that
will oarry prioes far beyond anything
we have yet seen, and we hope our
friends will take advantage of tbe
breaks to buy wheat aud make some
The supply aud demand exhibit of
the world argues as strongly as ever
for a higher range of values, but these
conditions neither warrant blind en
thusiasm nor license riotous specula
tion. Pyramid builders will deal
gently with wheat, if they are wise;
fur, just as Egypt owns and repents the
monumental folly of ber ancients, so
most tbe prodigious builders of these
times nut on saokolotb and ashes if
i tney jUBigt npoll ignoring the law of
oommeroial prudence. Tbe immense
surplus of wheat tbat for several years
past menaced values, and aided specu
lators in raiding tbe markets, has
vanished Wheat is onoe more worth
what tbe aoutal buyer will pay for it.
' Wo ne6 not expect that importers
will buy a year's supplies within the
space of a week or two. Even though
every bushel tbat can be brought for
ward from tbe field of production may
find a ready market before we harvest
another orop, it does not follow that
suoh demand will .be thrust upon us
wholesale as it were.
These being facta it were well to
proceed : cautiously. Violent specula
tive Buries must be short lived and
should not be allowed to oontrol the
movements of tbe millers and owners
A HORRIBLE OUTRAGE.
Another Amerioan Cltlaen Maltreated
by Weyler Holdlera.
Key West, Flu., Nov. 11. Advices
received from Havana last night per
steamer Olivette give details of an out-'
rage on an Amerioan oitizen and the
butohery of nineteen non-combatant
Cubans, ' including four women, by
Spanish soldiers. The massacre oc
curred last Thursday near the town of
San Franoisoo de las Lay as, Havana
A detachment of Spanish soldiers
surprised six insurgents, who, how
ever, made their esoape, which angered
the Spanish and they began to raid tbe
houses in the neighborhood, alleging
that tbe inhabitants were in sympathy
with the, rebels. They went to the
sugar estae of Frederick L. Craycroft,
who oame here from Indiana about
three years ago. Some of the solaiers
entered the house, and two of tbem
seized Mrs. Crayoroft and assaulted
her. The husband in desperation
rushed to his wife's aid, but wasstruok
down by a sword in tbe hands of an
officer. Two terrible gashes were
made in his neck and bis right arm
was nearly severed. The Spaniards
looted the house, took (860 in oash and
then raided other houses on the estate.
I They burned eight buildings and shot
nineteen inmates, four of whom were
Crayoroft, when he had recovered
sufficiently, wrote to Vice-Consul
Springer at Havana. It is understood
that the vice couul cabled an aocouni
of the outrage to Secretary Olney.
The Spanish authorities are greatly
disturbed in Havana because Bevera!
thousand insurgents from , Gomez's
army have entered Matanzas province.
So serious does Weyler consider thi
situation that he has withdrawn 6,00'!
troops from Pinar del Rio and des
patched them into Matanzas to stay
During the seige and subsequent cap
ture of Guayamara City by tbe insur
gents, the Spaniards lost 260 killed and
wounded. Three hundred and seventy
Spaniadrs surrendered to Garcia, com
manding the besieging force. Garoia
sent word to General Castelanos thai
they would be exchanged for Cuban
held by tbe Spaniards.
The Flood of Gold.
New York, Nov. 11. The banki
are contemplating tbe resumption o!
specie payments which they suspended
in February, 1892, by refusing to sup
ply gold for export and for payment ol
government dues. Tbat action threw
tbe burden of supplying gold upon tin
i treasury, and eventually forced the is
sue of bonds by tbe government, which
. aroused so much complaint. Since the
election tbe metal has been coming into
! the banks in such a flood tbat tbey sea
their way clear to what can be termed
a resumption of specie payment. By
tbis action of the banks gold will ho
put into circulation, and no occasion
whatever will exist for boarding it.
Tbey will also resume tbe task of sup
plying gold for export and thus relieve
the treasury of a great strain.
Manchester 811k Mill.
Manchester, N. H., Nov. 11. The
big silk mills of the Cheney Bros, be
gan a full time schedule today. Tbe
works have been running at a reduced
time for more than tnree years. Tbe
change effects 2,500 employes.
Plymouth, Mass., Nov. 11. Tbe
Hayden mills, at Cbiltonville, which
have been idle for two year, will be
started at once, giving employment t
300 operatives. The mill manufacture
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