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OREGON CITY COURIER
OREGON CITY HERALD
I K OF i ll
Comprehensive Review of the Import
ant Happenings of the Past Week
Culled From the Telegraph Columns.
The Spanish government is trying to
borrow money in London to pay off the
troops in Cuba. '
Swsretary Long witnesed a sucoessful
torpedo test of the Holland submarine
boat in New York.
As a fatal wind-up of a debate in Coos
county, Oregon, Bay Hollenbeck stabbed
to death Guy Becklord.
Adjutant-General Corbin says the
-volunteers may soon come home. The
regulars will take their places..
An unlikely story comes from Paris
that a syndioate of capitalists proposes
to take over the Philippines.
News has been received of the death
of two more Oregon volunteers at
Manila, Frank . Roflno, of Portland,
and J. J. Heed, of Hubbard.
A Berlin dispatch says Spain is nego
tiating with Germany to dispose of the
remnants of her kingdom, notably the
Caroline, Palawan and Ladrone islands.
The steamer Woloott, from Copper
river, Alaska, brings news of the
drowning of a young woman named
Grosscup and a man named Tankerson,
in Controller bay, Ootober 5.
Secretary Long has given orders that
no new work on North Altantio vessels
be begun. The Oregon and Iowa have
been oidered to remain on the Brazilian
coast for ten days.
A London dispatch from the province
of Chan Tung, China, announces that a
flood in an adjoining province has de
stroyed hundreds of villages and threat
ens a million people with famine.
International complications are pos
sible with Mexico. . James Temple,
American, is being held in Sonora, fot
having shot a Mexican in Arizona. His
release has been demanded by the sec
retary of state.
Seven thousand unpaid Spanish
troops in Cuba have mutinied, and an
armed demonstration was made at the
residence of the military governor at
Nuevitus. Two Spanish warships are
n route to the scene.
Morris J. Lutz, a Beading (Pa.) shoe
maker, was shot and killed by his 18-year-old
son. Young Lutz came home
intoxicated, and his father reprimanded
him. This angered the boy and he
fired two shots through his father's
head. The boy then committed suicide
by outtlng his throat. He had the rep
utation of being a desperate young
Six of the Fergus Falls train robbers
have been oaptured.
A fire and an explosion In a store in
Hanover, Mass, killed four men.
According to astronomical calcula
tions a shower of meteors is due this
Havana toreadors will petition Presi
dent MoKinley to permit professional
bull-fighting in Cuba under the new
Charles A. Wheeler out his throat
with a razor in the Woodmen's hall at
Portland, Or. He left a letter, saying
that drink was the cause of his down
A fierce duol between the notorious
Ilerr Wolff and the Polish deputy,
Chevalier de Gniewosz, is the sensation
of the hour in Vienna. Swords weie
the weapons used and De Gniewosz was
Miss May Wallace, a teacher in the
Pendleton academy, was shot through
the body while standing by a window
at the home of her parents in that city
A Chinese youth is suspected, his
motive being revenge for being expelled
Five were instantly killed and four
others seriously injured in a collision
on a Pennsylvania iailroad. Two ex
press trains crashed head-on by failure
of the air-brakes on one of the loeomo
tivos to work. All the killed and in
Jured men were members of the crews
of the wrecked trains.
Sickness among the soldiers in camp
t Honolulu is increasing. Typhoid
fever is rampant. The military hos
pital is crowded, and the nursing foroe
is entirely inadequate to the demands
made upon it. Sinoe August 28, 15
soldiers have suooumbed to various dis
eases, typhoid carrying off seven
There are no less than 808 New York
era on the siok list.
The administration has decided, says
a Washington dispatch, to pay but little
cash to the Dons. The Philippine pub
lie improvements debt will be made
good, but no more. The whole amount
to be allowed will probably not exceed
one million. The president and cab
inut oaiefully noted the Bentiment of
the country in regard to an Indemnity
as expressed at the election, and con
cludo that payment of the sum first pro
posed would not be in accord with the
will of the people.
Minor Km Itsins. '
Husbands and wives traveling to
gether In Norway, Austria and Hun'
gnry pay only ono faro and a half on the
Mrs. Fred Douglass, widow of th
colored orator, is to go on tho lecture
platform to deal with the history of the
race in this oountry.
Lieutenant Jules Q. Ord, son of Gen
. oral E. O. C. OrO, who was killed in
the battle of Santiago, was a great
grandson ot lung George IV. ,
The annual convention of the Knights
fit Labor is in session in Chioago.
John Collins, an employe of the O.
R. & N. Company, was fatally injured
by a premature 'blast near Meacham,
War preparations oontinne at Hong
Kong without abatement, and the
mines in the Lai Mum pass have been
General Miles in a speech delivered
at the New York chamber of oommerce
banquet, says the United States must
proteot the Cubans.
The survey of the west entrance of
the proposed Nicaragua canal has been
finished, and the map, with soundings,
platted and the contours put in.
The rumors ciroulated in London that
the American fleet was on the point of
starting for Europe, oaused great ex
citement in commercial and social cir
cles. Fumes of burning sugar on board the
American ship Kenilworth, from Val
paraiso to New York, caused the death
of three men and nearly that of a
Baron Waldeck De Villamil, an Aus
trian nobleman, and a captain of the
Seventh volunteer infantry (immunes),
is in disgrace, and has left Lexington,
Ky.j for parts unknown.
There is a repoit in Washington that
during the delay which has occurred,
Spain has been able to form Borne sort
of coalition with the European powers
to back up the pretensions she has been
making in the negotiations. An inter
esting feature of the matter is the re
fusal of the authorities to order the
muster out of the volunteers who re
cently returned from Porto Bico.
There has been remarkable activity
about the war , department for several
days in the way of preparing the troops
for service in lands beyond the United
States. , An order has been issued di
recting at least ten regiments of the
regular army new stationed in north
western forts and posts to hold them
selves in readiness for immediate trans
portation and service in tropical cli
mates. The Spaniards in their oommuniction
to the peace commission Wednesday re
affirmed the position which they as
sumed against the discussion here of
Bpain's Philippine sovereignty. They
insist that the words "shall determine
the oontrol, disposition and government
of the Philippines" in article 8 of the
peace protocol do not warrant any ref
erence to Spain's withdrawal from the
Philippines except on her own terms,
and therefore the Spaniards propose ar
bitration on the construction to be
placed on the words "control, disposi
tion and government. " ,
Oregon has been selected by the Mor
mon oh u rob for a Zion in the far West.
The people of Salvador are again up
in arms, caused by the new deal entered
into by the government.
Washington authorities say that the
war tax will not be abolished at the
coming session of congress!
The steamer Columbia, bound from
Honolulu to Seattle, sank in the harbor
of Hilo. She had a number of passen
gers on board, but there were no casual
ties. General Calixto Garcia and his staff
and other delegates from the so-called
Cuban assembly will go to Washington,
where they will have a conference with
General Merritt will soon resume
oomnidnd of the department of the
East, and General Shatter will go to
San Francisoo to. resume command of
the department of the Paoillo.
Lieutenant Herman G. Dressel, U.
S. N., committed suioide at Baltimore.
Dressel served on the Puritan daring
the recent war. He entered the navy
in 1876, being appointed to Annapolis
In Oakland, Cal., sparks from a new
ly lighted fire ignited the dress of Mrs.
Preay, and she was burned to death in
the presence of her two small ohildren.
Just prior to her death she gave birth
to a child, which was dead.
Spaniards are ready at last to reply
to the American ultimatum ot three
weeks ago. A meeting hat been ar
ranged with the American commis
sioners, who feel confident that definite
results will be reaohed.
The Tallant Banking Company, oi
San Francisco, one of the oldest insti
tutions on the coast, has retired from
business, and transferred all of its
assets, valued at over 11,000,000, to
the Crocker-Woolworth National bank,
of that city.
An open switch caused a collision
neat Murray Hill, OntariU in which
eight persons were killed or fatally
wounded. The aooident was oaused by
a freight train tiring to escape on a
siding from an approaching passenger
President McKinley has completed
his plans and decided on a line of ao
tion with regard to our new government
possessions. All of the islands are to
be continued under a strong military
government; all fUluoiary positions wil.
be admiuisterod by army officers; the
islands are to bo kept ont of politics as
much as possiblo; the present currency
systems are to be retained tor the pres
ent, and duties on imports from the
islands will be collected.
' Fifty-seven officers of the regular
army have sons in the service, and two
generations of the same family are even
more frequent in the navy. The Set
fridge family furnishes three genera
tions from a lieutenant to an admiral.
' The life insurance companies doing
business in Canada have agreed here
after not to accept risks on the lives ot
married women, unless they happen to
be the breadwinners of the family; or,
in other words, wholly independent ol
Fifty-Sixth Congreiig Will Be Republi
can Roosevelt Successful '
in New York.
All except three of the 45 states.
Maine, Vermoisrand Oregon, held elec
tions the first Tuesday in November.
Forty-two states eleoted congressmen.
In Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Ken
tucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississip
pi, North Carolina, Rhode Island,
Virginia and West Virginia only con
gressmen were chosen.
Twenty-three of the states eleoted
legislatures, which will name United
States senators. These are: California.
Connecticut, Florida, Delaware, In
diana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Min
nesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska,
New Jersey, New York, North Dakota,
Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah,
Washington, Wisconsin and West Vir
Summary of the Returns.
Theodore Roosevelt has been eleoted
governor of New York by a plurality of
au.OUU. Republicans lose 10 congress
men, electing 15, while Democrats
elected 19. The legislature will be
Republican. The Ohio congressional
delegation remains unohanged, but the
Republicans have eleoted their state
ticket by over 50,000 plurality. Re
turns from Indiana are favorable to the
Republicans by about 15,000 plurality;
all but four congressmen are Repub
licans, and the legislature is Repub
lican, In Illinois the bouse will be
Democratic and the senate Republican.
The state is Republican by probably
80,000. In Massachusetts the Repub;
licans eleoted their state ticket,' but lost
two congressmen. The fusion state
VOTE OF WASHINGTON.
Following; Is the Vote of Washington as Far as Returned.
Spokane" .. ..
Whatcom .. .,
ticket wins in Nebraska, but the leg
islature will be Republican, they hav
ing also secured four ont of six con
gressmen. Governor Pingree, of Mich
igan, has been re-elected. Delaware
Republicans elect state, congressional
and legislative tickets. Gage is eleoted
governor of California over Maguire by
about 20,000 plurality. In Nevada
the Republicans elect MoMillan gov
ernor. ' Colorado reports a fusion
viotory. Wyoming is Republican by
1,000 to 1,800. The fusionists won
in Idaho. In North Carolina two Re
publicans out of nine were eleoted and
in Tennessee two out of nine. Voor
hees, Republican, is elected governor
of New Jersey, and six of the eight con
gressmen are Republican. Campbell,
Democrat, will be the new congressman
from Montana, and Thomas, Mormon
Democrat, from Utah. Pennsylavnia
eleotes VV. A. Stone, Republican, gov
ernor by a large plurality. South Da
kota will have a Populist governor and
a Republican legislature. The elec
tions in the South, bb usual, went Dem
ocratic. The Next Congress.
Republicans will remain in control
of the 56th oongress. AlmoBt complete
returns show that they will have at
least 186 votes in the house, Democrats
160, Populists 4, Silver Republicans 8.
The following table shows the
strength of the different parties in the
Colorado ... .....
Totals .V. I.....
The Nert Senate.
. States" to elect senators in which Re
publican legislatures appear to be suc
oessful are: Michigan, Minnesota,
Delaware, Connecticut, MoBBachusetts,
Wisconsin, New York, Pennsylavnia,
New Jersey and California. Five of
these stattes are now represented by
Democrats, who will give way to Re
publicans. The other five states are
now represented by Republicans.
: The complexion of the next senate
will be as follows.'
State R. D. P. S.R.
Alabama 2 ., ..
Arkansas 2 .. ..
California 2 .. .. ..
Connecticut 2 .. ..
Delaware 2 .. .. ..
Florida 2 .. ..
Idaho 1 .. I i ..
Illinois .... 2 .. .,
Indiana 1 .. ..
Iowa 2 .. .. ..
Kansas 1 .. 1 ..
Kentucky-., 11.. ..
Louisiana .... .. 2 .. ..
Maine 2 ..... ..
Maryland 2 .. .. ..
Massachusetts 2 .. .. ..
Mississippi 2 .. ..
Michigan 2 .. .. ..
Minnesota ............ 2 ' ., .v ..
Missouri .... 2 .. ..
Montana 1 ' .. .. ..
Nevada , .. 2 .,
New Hampshire 2 .. .. ..
New Jersey 2 ... ..
New Tork ,, 2 .. .. ..
North Carolina 1 .. . 1 ..
North Dakota 2
Ohio .... 2 .. ..
Oregon 2 .. .. ..
Pennsylvania . 2 ..... ..
Rhode Island 2 .. ..
South Carolina ...... .. 2 .. ..
South Dakota 1 .. 1
Tennessee , ,2 ,. ..
Texas , , 2 .. ..
Utah : .. - .. 2 ..
Virginia 2 ., ..
Waslngton ... 2 .. ..
West Virginia 1 1 ..
Wisconsin 2 .. . ..
Wyoming 2 .. . .. ..
Totals W U 1
Both Republican Congressmen Elected
Legislature Republican on Joint
The state of Washington changed
from Populism to the column of gold
standard states, and elected Jones and
Cushman, the Republican nominees for
representatives in oongress, and Anders
and Fnllerton, the Republican "candi-
ates for supreme judges. Their major
ities appear to be between 2.000 and
W. L. ("YAKIMA") JONES,
Successful Republican candidate for congress
from the state of Washington.
2,500. The proposed municipal tax
amendment to the constitution was
badly defeated, and the woman-suffrage
amendment shared the same fate. t
All but two legislative districts have
been heard from. The legislatuie,
which is composed of 34 senators and
78 representatives, now stands:
Republicans. 15 1 Independent............. 1
Fusionists IS I
Republicans,. 66 I Independent-.. 1
Fusionists Doubtful 2
The doubtful representatives are
from Okanogan and Wahkiakum coun
ties. In the senate the fusionists had
15 hold-over senators, 5 Democrats and
10 Populists. They elect three, one
Democrat and two Populists. The Re
publicans had one hold-over. They
The independent senator is Gray,
Silver Republican, of Stevens oonnty.
He was elected on a citizens' ticket.
The independent representative is G.
M. Welty, Democrat, of Stevens coun
ty, who was also elected on the citizens'
Of the nine fusion representatives
elected, five are Populists and four are
By giving the doubtful representa
tives to the fusionists, the legislature
on joint ballot stands:
Republicans............ 81 1 Independent. 3
Kusionists.. ...... .
The Republicans attribute their vic
tory largely to the municipal tax
amendment, which they made a direct
issue, claiming that it was ''single
tax". They also assign credit to the
Bentiment in favor of sustaining the
249 239 274
1,110 1.017 1,187
470 430 427
988 945 1,375
693 679 769
557 654 878
426 409 358
65 . 68 37
226 221 258
149 130 239
337 309 696
6,602 6,780 6,132
535 544 642
672 623 643
200 190 450
1,310 1,203 1.527
281 311 394
421 382 371
304 273 6S7
3,799 8,303 4,239
1,123 L019 1,200
1.738 1,678 1.6S9
3,268 3,112 8,687
973 907 1.043
198 184 289
1.187 L0N4 1,6X8
1,519 1,337 1,811
2,032 1,821 2,014
672 623 643
32,114 29,375 "8M47
First district. Lincoln and Okanogan
F. M. Baum, dem. ,
Second district, Stevonsano bpoKane
W. C. Gray, lnd. .
Third district, Spokane W. H. Plum
Fourth district, Spokane Herman v.
Fifth district, Spokane W. E. Runner,
Sixth district, WhitmanJohn H. Car
per, pop. I
Seventh district, Whitman Oliver Hall,
Eighth district, Asotin, Columbia and
Garfleld V. C. Van Patten, pop.
, F. W. CUSHMAN,
Successful Republican candidate for congress
from the state of Washington.
Ninth district Adams. Franklin and
Walla Walla Mohn I. Yeend, pop.
Tenth district, Walla Walla-'David
Miller, dem. v
Eleventh district, Kittitas and Douglas
D. Paul, dem.
Twelfth distriot, Klickitat and Yakima
Georee H. Baker, rep.
Thirteenth district, Clark and SKamania
AUKUst HiEh. dem.
Fourteenth distriot, Cowlitz, Pacific and
Wahkiakum J. Q. Megler, rep.
Fifteenth district, Lewis Moseph Hill,
Sixteenth district,' Chehalls George D.
Seventeenth district, Mason, Kitsap -and
Island John McReavy, dem.
Eighteenth district, Thurston T. J,
Nineteenth district. Pierce E. C. Keith,
Twentieth district. Pierce E. a Hamil
Twenty-first district. Pierce Stanton
Twenty-second district Pierce J. A.
Twenty-third district. Pierce S. M. La
King W. W,
Twenty-eighth district, King
-L. B. An.
Twenty-ninth district, King Paul Land,
Thirtieth district, Jefferson and Clal
lam CyTU9 F. Clapp, rep.
Thirty-first district, SnohonVsh J. A.
Thlrty-second district, Skagit and San
Juan E, Hammer, rep.
Thirty-third district, Whatcom L D.
Rinehaflt, .pop. . )
Thtrty-fi irth dUtrict, Whatcom D.&
Biggs, pop. , ;
Elected In ISM. J
First district, Stevens O. M. Welty, lnd
Second district, Spokane H. E. Allen,
Thtrd district, Spokane Wallace Mount,
rep.; Joseph Scott, rep.
Fourth district, Spokane Harry Rosen
haupt, rep. ; It. N. MoLean, rep. ; J. F. Sex
Fifth district, Spokane F. P. Whlttler,
rep.; a. warnson, rep.
Sixth district, Whitman B. F. Totten,
rep.; J. B. Frtck, rep.
Seventh district. Whitman W. L. La
Follette, rep. ; Wllford Allen, rep.
Eighth district, Asotin John F. Chris-
Ninth district, Garfleld C. M. Baldwin,
Tenth district, Columbia C. S. Gerard,
Eleventh district, Walla Walla Grant
Twelfth district, Walla Walla Columbus
u. uose, rep.
Thirteenth ; district. Franklin Robert
Fourteenth district, Adams George Sin
Fifteenth district, Lincoln H. A. P.
Meyer, rep.; James Parish, rep.
Sixteenth district, Okanogan In doubt.
Seventeenth distriot, Douglas E. K. Pen-
eighteenth district, Kittitas J. p. Sharp.
r.ep.; R. B. Wilson, rep.
Nineteenth district, Yakima Ira
Twentieth district, Klickitat Leon
Twenty-first district, Skamanla-C.
Twenty-second district, Clark W.,
Daniels, rep.; E. C. Bellows, rep.
Twenty-third district, Cowlltx L,
Twenty-fourth district, Wahkiakum-W,
district, Paeiflo J. W,
Twenty-sixth district, Lewis E.
Kingsbury, rep.; George McCoy, rep.
Twenty seventh district, Thurston A.
Falknor, rep.; F. W. Stocking, rep. .
uwenty-elghth district, Chehalls E. U
Minara, rep.; a. r. stockwell, rep.
iwenty-nintn district. Mason J. B,
Thirtieth district, Kitsap F. E. Patter
Thirty-first district, Jefferson-Peter
aiouy, rep.; wiiuam Bishop, r., rep.
inirty-eeoona district, Clallam A. B.
wreey, rep. (
inirty-tnira district. Pierce C. L. Stew-
an, rop.; rranK lilsson, pop,
ilrty-fourth district. Pierce E. C. Mil
ler, rep.; unarics Bedford, rep.
Tnlrty-nrth district, Pierce D. B. Shel
ler, rep.; jamet Wlckersham, rep.
lnirty-slxth district. Pierce J. C. Dick
son, rep.; ai. ti. Corey, rep.
-ininy-eeventn district, Pierce A. K.
ueuiR. rep.; u. vv. Barlow, rep.
inirty-eigntn district, King W. T.
tiarK, rep.; ur. J. J. Smith, rep.
xnirty-nintn district. King George W,
Bomennayse, rep.; J. M. Conway, pop.
Fortieth district. King-John W. Pratt,
if.t c o. rainier, rep.
orty-nrst district, King E. H. Guile,
rep-! fv. m. cames, rep, -
orty-second district. King C. S. Glea-
son, rep.; k. w. carpenter, rep,
Forty-third district. King J. C. Olson,
pop.; C. E. Boyce, pop.; F. A. McDonald,
Forty-fourth district, Snohomish H.
LanRllt, rep.; C. A. MifSlmer, rep.
Forty-fifth district, Island-Dr. W. 1
Forty-sixth district, Skagit J. H. Park
er. rep.; E. H. Beals, rep.
Forty-seventh district. San Juan W. H.
Forty-ninth district, Whatcom Jess
Fraye, rep.: James Babitone. reo.
Forty-eighth district, Whatcom Edward
Broom, reo.; Ruas Lambert, rep.
Bad Blood Apparent Among'
AMICABLE RELATIONS DESIRED
President MoKinley Ashed to End the
Slights Offered the Insurgents by
Some Naval and Army Officers.
Rnnn TTniKr. Nov. 16. The Filioino
tatives of General Aeuinr
aldo and the Filipino government here
have drawn up what they designate "an
appeal to President McKinley and the
Amorinan nermle." but what is in real
ity rather in the nature of an arraign
ment oi .amencuu uuuuy i mo tuuip
John Barrett, lormoriy unitea states
minister at Siam, was asked by the
junta to present the memorial to the
United States government and people.
Mr. Barrett replied that, while he could
have no offioial influence regarding tl e
status of the .matter, he was satisf edl
that a dooument which represented the
sentiments of the Filipinos would re
ceive at the hands of the Americans all
the consideration it merited.
The memorial says:
"We, the Hong Kong representatives)
of our countrymen, appeal to the great
and good judgment of President McKin-
ey and the spirit of fairness of the
Amerioan people, as it is always shown
n their regard for the petitions of the
weak and oppressed.
'While the fate of the islands is still
undecided, and we are doing all in our
power to pievent a conflict between the
Amerhans and Filipinos awaiting;
patiently the conclusion of the Paris',
conference, we implore the Intervention;
of the president, supported by the will;
of the people, to end the slights shownj
our leaders, soldiers and people by some
of the Amerioan naval and military
officers, although we do not wish to
wrong . Admiral Uewey or Ueneral
The memorial then avers that "false
reports are spread broadoast alleging
that the Filipinos are responsible for
the friqtlon, points out that the tension
is becoming greater every day, and any '
moment a shot may be fired by an irre
sponsible American or Filipino soldier
leading to great bloodshed, ' and be
seeches the United States "to help the
junta to control our own people by di
recting American officers to temper
their offices with friendship,' justice
'From the commencement of the
hostilities," continues the memorial,
the Filipinos acoeded to all American
demands; but after bottling up the
Spaniards in Manila, the Filipinos
were completely ignored when the
Americans advanced, and thus de
prived of the fruits of victory. .Now,
after months of campaigning, the Fili
pinos troops have been ordered beyond
the suburbs, where they have no quar
ters, and where supplies are difficult to
obtain. All our launches have been
seized beoause of foolish rumors that
we would attack the Americans, and
when we asked explanations we were
not even answered. The Spaniards, of
late the enemies of the Americans, have
been shown every consideration, while
the Filipinos, their friends and allies,
are often treated as enemies."
After asserting that the Filipinos
uniformly aoted upon the advice of the
Americans and were informally recog
nized by them until Manila was cap
tured, the memorial goes on to say:
' We can only attribute this sudden
change to orders from Washington to
American officials at Manila to avoid
compromising the American govern
ment by a recognition of the Filipinos
or their government. The Amerioans
are carrying out these instructions liter
ally, losing sight of the former friendly
intercourse and assistance and of the
BBsmance the Amerioan officials gave
Aguinaldo, which he communicated to
After emphasizing the junta's "abso
lute confidence in President McKinley
and the people of the great republio,"
stating that "our protests are not
prompted by animosity, but are direct
ed against conditions existing at
Manila, and not against the Amerioan
government and people," acknowledg
ing "our gratiude to Amerioan arms foi
destroying the Spanish power in the
Philippines," and expressing "a hope
that the islands are cot to be returned
to Spain," the memorial concludes
"We await the arbitrament of the
peace commission with even greater in
terest than the Amerioans, beoanse it
ooncerns our land, our happiness and
our freedom. In the meantime we
shall pray for peaoe and a perfect under
standing with the Americans. "
Sugar War Is Over.
New York, Nov. 16. The Tribune
says: The Amerioan Sugar Refining
Company yesterday advanced the price
on all grades of domestic refined sugars
l-8o a pound, this move being prompt
ly followed by the Independent re
fineries. The increase makes the price
of granulated 5 I-80 a pound, or 4.84o
net. inolusive of trade discounts, and
is the first general advance since the
beginning of the cutting of prices be
tween the American- Sugar Refining
Company and the outside company.
Southern Race Klots.
New York, Nov. 15. Concerning
the race riots in North and South Car
olina, Thomas Fortune said today that
a meeting of colored citizens and oth
ers would be held in . Cooper Union
next Thursday to discuss the situation.
At the meeting it is said that S. D.
Bassett, United States minister to
Ilayti, will preside. All of the pastors
of Afro-American churches in New
York will take part Many prominent
white citizens have been invited to at
tend the meet inn.