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ma Jo wraps cmt no nunc, flt the (Inure perfectly, and look
Jaunty and styllMli. Got a wrap made to order once, and you
will wear no other.
Coata to order, with material furalahed, from 17 to SlOO
Cepee from f 2.00 to $100
We Can Do As
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COLUHBIA IRON WORKS
Foundrymen, Blacksmiths, Machinists and Boiler Makers
Manufacturing and Repairing of all Rinds
of Machinery. , .
Iron and Brass Castings. General Blacksmith Work
SPECIALTIES-Welch Patant Wheal. Ship
Smithing and Steamboat Work, Cannery and
Mill Machinery. Marina and Stationary Boll
art Built to Ordar. ,
UT Specially equipped for Loggers' Work.
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.snap a kodak;.
et any man coming out ot
our nora and you'll get s
portrait of a man brimming
oer with pleasant thoughts., '
Hitch quality In the llquora
we hare to offer are enoudh to
pleas, any man.
COME AND TRY THEM
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Goods. Hats. cacs. Boots and
Valises, umbrellas. Blankets.
For the One-Price
Clothiers, Hatters sol Furnishers
LKTTICR PRESSES, COPYING BOOK8,
INKSTANDS, TABLET. INKS,
BLANK HOOKS, BLUB PRINT PA.
I' Kit, WASTE BASKETS. DESK
TRAYS, PEN RACKS. TIPS WHIT
I NO PAPER, RIBBONS AND CARBON
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R. T. EARLB, lata at Stockton, Cal.
Located on i8th.and Franklin (Scow
IS THERE ?
Ia there a man with heart 10 cold,
That from hla family would withhold
Tha oomfurta which they all could find
Ia artlolee of FURNITURE of the right
And we would suggest at thla aeaaon a
nice Sideboard, Extenalon Table, or aet
of Dining Chain. We have the largest
and finest Una ever ehown In the city
and at price, that cannot fall to please
the closest buyers.
HE1XBORN fit SON
EXCLUSIVE TELICGHAPHIC PRESS REPORT.
I. 0. 0. F. GRAND
Urge Amount of business Transacted
and Officers Elected for the
the ki:hi:kah.s in kfjssion
a.mm cBre co.,m tor rirt
I Tiaie-Loag Stloi rrnaiiMd Kite
lioatcrlag (iolig oe fur Olll
cer to De elected.
Astoria la full of Odd Fallows and lb
brkuha. Five or all hundred strangers
are within her gules. All huva come aa
drhgites to that order whose principal
teachings ara of faith, hope and charity.
Tha order of Odd Fellows la not only
one of the large.! secret order In tha
world, but la one of tha largeet, order
In tha atata of On-con. Prrfcap no one
will evt-r know tha amount of good ac
complished by thla Institution. It la cer
lain, however, thai through thrae trou
bloua timea much Buffering; haa been al
leviated by the different branchee of thla
order throughout tha elate.
Yesterday the annual aeaelan of the
grand encampment of Oregon convened
at 10 o'clock In the morning. The aroalon
woa colled to order by Mr. Richard Scott,
of Milwaukee, the grand patriarch, and
the following grand officer, were preeent:
Hichnrd Scott, Mrund Patriarch.
A. W. Trata, Orand High 1'rieat
T. W. Hlrhea, Orand Senior Warden.
E. E. Sharon, Grand Berlin.
John O, Wright, Orand Treaaurer.
W. W. rroncla, Orand Junior Warden.
W. . Tweed ale, Orand Heprveentallve.
W. T. Williamson, Orand Rcprcaentn
llve. A. W. Bow.raoi, Orand Marshal
Jno. W. Hower, Orand Sentinel.
K. M. Alfred, Grand OpteMe Sentinel.
Tha report of tha commute on cre
dentials showed an attendance of sixty.
The grand encampment degree wae con
ft rrd on fourteen peat chief patriarch..
The report of officer waa the next
thing In ordar. The grand patriarch made,
a Very complete report allowing ail tha
transaction during the year, giving a
Hal of encampment. Instituted; the re
porta of district deputy grand patriarch;
amendment to by-law approved and
disapproved; derision rendered: dlspvn
autlona granted: otTloliil vlaltallona made;
recommendutlona and proclamatluna la
uel. The grand acrltw reported In detail
the condition of menibcmhlp and nnumea
and during the canine ot hi remark
aimed that the hard time had aerlouly
affected the memberahlp of Hie patriarch
al branch, and that many had been com
pelled to remain In the aubordinnte
lodge, Totul number of mrmbera on
lecember Slat. 1K. waa IMS: Iho total
rcceljita from per capita lax for lh aame
teriol were tt'4: warrant drawn, ITr7.J;
total ot all receipt, ll.OOi.S); leaving a
cnah balance In the treaaury of liTt.O.
The grand treaaurer'a report gave all
flgurea In detail, and wa fully approved
by the aaaenibly. Other report wera ub
mlttcd by Grand Repreaentatlvee W. C.
Twedula and W. T. Wllllamrn.
The grand representative reported one
Importunt mutter aa follow:
One pleca of long-alandlng leglala
tlnn haa at but met with favorable recog
nition by tho eoveretgn grand lodge, and
the door that haa atood open to a clua
alnce the birth of the order, who were
by many conaldcred detrimental to tha
good of the fraternity, haa been cloeed
by the adoption of the proponed amend
ment to Article XVI of tha conatltutlon,
and no ealoon-kecper, bartender, or pro
feaalonal gambler ia any longer eligible
to membership In n ludge of Odd fel
low." 8everal Important amendment to the
conatltutlon of aubordinate tncampmenta
were adopted, among which waa one re
ducing the fee for the degree from 7 Bu
to 15: another nhollahlng the committee
on lawa of aubordlntea, aa a atnndlng
committee: reducing the fee for Joining
by card from IS to tl, and aa ancient
patriarch from I7.W to $3: changing the
election of officer In the wubordlnate en
oampment to November Instead of De
cember aa heretofore. An amendment
woa offered to ohnnge the term of otllce
from one year to alx month, but the
qucatlon waa Indednltely postponed. The
per capita tax for the year waa flxed at
thirty centa. The following officer were
elected and Itwtulled for the ensuing
A. W. Teat, Grand Patriarch. ',
T. W. Rlchce, Grand High frleat.
W. W. Kramia, Grand Senior Warden.
K. K. Sharon, Grand Scribe.
J. O. Wright, Grand Treasurer.
A. W. Howersox, Grand Junior Warden.
Charle Morshberger, Grand Mnrshal.
F. M. Alfred, Grand Sentinel.
A. E. Stanlleld, Grand Outside Sentinel.
A general discussion of matters was
had under the good of the order just
previous to adjournment. The usual res
olution of thanks to the transportation
companies, cltlsen and Odd Fellows of
Astoria, waa poaacd.
Today tho grand lodge will meet and
tonight will be given the entertainment
at Klsher'a Opera Houao on the occasion
of the re-uplon of the members of the
past grand masters, past grand patri
archs, and past grand representatives'
association. The entertntnment will be
assisted by local talent.
In Masonlo hull yesterday was held the
annual state assembly of Itebekaha At
the morning session, for the first time
In the hratory of the order the assembly
degree waa conferred upon all of the at
tending members. In the afternoon the
various committees were appointed, and
the reports of officers were read. The
assembly will continue In sesalon today
and tomorrow, and will elect offloers for
the next term. A considerable amount ot
electioneering woa going on yesterday
evening among the fair sex, and It Is an
ticipated that there will a spirited con
test over the election.
Last evening Odd Fellpws' hall was
crowded with visitors and cltlien at
tending the social given by the Rebekahs.
A most enjoyable evening was spent by
all, and doubtless much good for the
order was accomplished.
JUDOB BENNETT'S ADDRESS.
Domocratlo Nominee for Congress In the
Second District on Money.
Hon. A. S. Ilonnett, of The Dnllca,
Domocratlo candidate for congress In
the Second District, addressed alout four
hundred voters of Clatsop county on the
money question, at Fiher's opera house,
WEDNESDAY MOIININO, MAY 20, 18.
last evening. Judic liennitt ma'bi an
excellent ml.lri.ae, froui hla atandp ilnt,
and .poke for nearly two hour. ll was
lletrned to with cloae attention.
Mr, Ilcnriett begun hla speech by coin-
meriting uion tha Oragonlan, Judge
North up, and Coiigraawuan r.il. TT
former was something of wlilco all at
lime might be proud: at olhr Umra
saliamed. N'orthup and KIM wrr be
fore the people on Juggling platform.
N'orthup called hlmaelf a "sound-money"
candidal. Who wasn't a sound-money
nan? Everybody a for sound money.
What did th exprmalon Imply? The
speaker didn't u the expression, but
he Implied that "sound money" 1 syn
onymoua with "nit." He wanted it dis
tinctly understood that be woa before
the people on a free silver pjutform. H
wasn't on th fence for the vote there
might lie In It.
Then Ui gentleman w.nl after protec
tion. He demonstrated to hla own satis
faction that the protective plunk of the
Republican party la huge fallacy. He
said he waa not In a position to realise
th Justice of fostering "Infant Indus
tlres" at the expeniM of tha worklngman.
Ills argument against protection were
very atrong, and he waa frequently In
terrupted by applause.
The money question, waa token up, the
orator elating that ha would endeavor to
reason with the people, laying aside any
high-flown expreaslona which be might
be tempted to make. He quoted from
many authorities gold standard men t
thai John Sherman and John U. Car
Hale ami told a very plausible story. He
Illustrated the matter, and everything
went well till the country waa about to
revert to the sliver standard. Then, the
speaker aald, gold would not go 10 a
premium, but at beet the price would
be but llttlo above par. The going back
to the silver standard would be a very
easy matter. Mr. Dennett did not tell
hi hearer that uch action would cause
mora suffering than a twenty year
May It be said to the credit ot Mr. Ben
nett, ho did not use any abualve exprea
slona. He made on exceedingly "raw"
break, when he aald the Wilson hill waa
In reality a Republican protective tarlfi
"baby" differently dressed, which the
'Eastern Democrat" were endeavoring
to force down the throat ot the Western
people. The Idea of swallowing a baby
la not pleasant. Th speaker proved
himself rather Inconsistent when he made
Ilia remark that he loved lh great prin
ciple of the Democratic party "the
greatest good for the greated number"
and then followed It up by aaylng the
East ahould not control the Weat: that
the latter should not be tributary to the
BUII. on the whole, hla address waa
manly, aomewhat flowery at time, but
quite Interesting. Ha la by far a better
apeaiur tha Mr.. Sovereign, while the
renegade, Weaver, la not to be compared
with him. Mr. Bennett will leave Aato
NO IX)88 BT THE DEItV.
An Asloriu Resident Take a Sanguine
View of the Fish Situation.
Mr. 1). Wtngatn, a prominent buidmss
man and capitalist of Astoria, wo seen
at tha Perkins yerterdoy. and questioned
on the condition of affairs In his town,
on the question of the flshermen'a strike.
"I think matters will adjust themselves
all right In the course- of time. L'oth
sides are holding out, but then nobody ia
suffering very much aa the result 01
that holding out; in fact. I em inclined
to believe that It has been the mean ot
aavtng muny human Uvea Fishing, you
know, never becomes heavy until the hot
weather cornea 00 In June and July. The
weather haa been so cold and stormy thai
the salmon have been running very light,
and hardly In number to Justify making
many sacrifice. Even It the men had
gone out fishing the catches would not
only have been very light, but I venture
to say that, owing to the numerous sud
den storm and squalls that have come
up, there must have been a dosen or
more Uvea tost before this. The moment
the weather becomes settled and get
warm, the salmon will then begin to run
lively, and both fishermen and packer
will then be glad to get together and
reach conclusions so that the real live
fishing aeaaon will not be loat to both
fishermen and cannera."
Mr. Wlngate could not say whether pol
itics had anything to do with keeping
the men on a strike and on shore until
after their election. In order to ensure
having their votes, but thought there
might be something in It. it was barely
possible that such waa the case. At any
rate, about the lime ot the June election
warm weather would come on, the Ash
would run heavy, ami fishing would then
have to commence, so that a settlement
of the strike, made necessary by the
pressing needs of both sides, could then,
of course, be attributed to the politicians
who, having no further use for the men
on shore, wouhl let them settle It with
the packer the best they know how.
THE NEWS IS SLOW.
Details of the Otoe Reservation Cyclone
Falls City, Neb., May 19. Alt efforts to
ascertain the extent of the cyclone dam
age In the Otoo reservation have been
unavailing. The reports of forty killed
and many Injured cannot be verified.
The report la said to have been brought
from" tlte Interior of the reservation by
courier. News travels slowly on the res
ervation under favorable clrcumatuncts,
and with all forms of communication
rendered difficult by high water, bad
roads and wrecked wires, it Is excep
tionally difficult to verify the prtsent ru
mor. The cltlxens of this county held a mass
meeting today and appointed a commit
tee to procure funds for the cyclone vic
tims of thla Immediate locality. Several
hundred dollars were contributed.
TROOPS AFTER INDIANS.
Washington, May 19. Upon the repre
sentations of Indian Agent Stouch, at
Tongue River Agency, Montana, trans
mitted through and endorsed by the in
terior department, the war department
sent orders to General Brooke, command
ing the department ot Dakota, to send
troops from Fort Custer to the agency to
preserve order and stop the killing ot
cattle by the Indians. Probably two
troops of the Tenth Cavalry will be sent.
Liverpool, May 19. Wheat spot, quiet;
demand, moderate: No. t red winter, 6a
eVjd; No. 1 hard Manitoba, 5s 4d; No. 1
California, 5s ttd.
There's more clothing destroyed by poor
soap than by actual wear. "Hoe Cake"
soap contains no free alkali and will not
Injure the finest lace. Try It and notice
the difference In quality. Ross, HlKglna
ft Co. 1
OF THE NORTHERS
This 'Matter Is Absorbing the Atten
tion of the Senate Judiciary
FOR A I'LIJLIC MIXING SCHOOL
float It favorable to Appropriating for
Sack II lantitatioe District of Co
Wabta appropriate Bill
Washington, May 1.-The bill to au
thorise th reorganisation ot th Nor
thern Pacific la absorbing the attention
ot the Judiciary committee this week.
Objection bave betm mad , to the bill
on account of the questions which the
representative ot certain Interests In
volved in the reorganisation have raised.
and It Is not unlikely some Important
amendment will be made. Today Morgan
and Patton, of New Tors, chairman ot
the reorganisation committee ot the Be
attle. Lake Shore and Eastern bond
holders, spoke agalnat th bill. The bond
of the branch, amounting to CUCuui.
have been guaranteed by the Northern
Pacific, and under th reorganisation It
I aald the guarantee will be lost.
Tawney Is endeavoring to secure
amendment which will bold the reor
ganisation commute to the guarantees
of the titles to lands sold by the Northern
Pacific In the past. He hold that' tbe
warrantee to land title will lapse with
the reorganisation, and that settlers
whose tlliea will be mode detective by
th courts bave no recourse unless a
special provision Is made In the bill.
There 1 much land In the Weat wnlch
thla phase of the question affect.
Th features of the plan which forbids
the company from combining in any way
with rival line, and takes It out of the
power of stale legislator to authorise
commission, which would suppreaa com
ueliUon, are meeting with support from
the people of the Northwest -
Senator Wilson, of Washington, urged
that an amendment be made which would
include Indemnity lands aa well as too
In the plan limit, so as to bring the ao
called Ilea lamia of Oregon and Wash
ington within the provision of the bill.
FOR A SCHOOL OF MINING.
Washington. May 1. The house com
mittee on public lands ha ordered a fa
vorable report on the bill for the main
tenance of a achool of mines In public
land states and territories by granting
each atate tbe proceeds of the sale ot
mineral lands S15.0DO for the current
year, and an annual Increase of tlO.Odu
per year for ten years. The question
ot repealing the portion of the Internal
revenue law providing for a rebate on
alcohol uaed In aria . and medicine re
ceived the attention of the senate com
mittee on finance today. The entire
mlttee is favorable to the bill with
the exception of Senator Piatt, and the
conversation In the committee today re
veal led a very general desire to have it
passed before adjournment.
PASSED BT THE 8ENATE.
Washington, May 19. The senate to
day passed the District ot Columbia ap
propriation bill, carrying approximately
T,Ju0.i)00. Debate on the question of ap
propriations for sectarian purposes
cropped out on the paragraph making
appropriations for charities In the dis
trict. On the vote the senate sustained
the committee In providing specific ap
propriations for numerous private char
itable Institutions, some of them of sec
tarian charity. Further provision was
adopted for an Investigation Into the
charity system of the district with a view
to ascertain what, if any, of public ap
propriations are used for church pur
poses. A DUMMY
Took the Place of a Juryman Who Was
Drunk A Handkerchief's Work.
Columbus, O., May 19. Joseph Knox,
of Westervllle, one of the Jurors In an
important criminal case, looked upon the
wine when It was red today, with the
result that he was too Intoxicated to sit
In the Jury box. The man was sentenced
by the court to pay a tine of 50 and
costs and Btand committed to Jail until
the fine and costs were paid. When
the time came for convening court It
was found that a Juror was missing.
After waiting for some time In the hope
that the man might appear, Judge Pufth
sent Criminal Bailiff Phalen to look for
him. After considerable search the offi
cer found his man esconced In the stair
way of a building not tar from the court
house, so drunk that he could hardly
hold hla head up.
After a severe lecture, Knox was titled,
and In default of payment of the nne
was taken to Jail. The prisoner, a young
colored man, who was on trial for rob
bery, demanded that he be tried by a
Jury ot the eleven remaining men. A
dummy was nxed up from a handkerchief
and placed In the chair formerly occu
pied by the drunken Juror, and the trial
proceeded before the eleven men and the
TRIPLE ALLIANCE SUGGESTED.
Valparaiso, Chile, via Gelveaton. Tex.,
May 19. There Is ao much criticism In
official circles here of the protocol set
tling the boundary dispute with Argent
ina that one of the leading papers sug
gests a triple alliance with Braeil and
Ecuador, or Bolivia. This, the paper
says, would serve the same purpose as
the triple alliance In Europe. If any
nation In South America should assume
the role of France or Rustsa the alliance
would be expected to neutralise Its ac
tion. DAMAGE SUIT SETTLED.
Marlines, Cal., May 19. The suit ot
Louis GUI against the Southern Pacific
Co., for 150.000 damages for Injuries re
ceived by being run down at Stege sta
tion, terminated this evening, the Jury
rendering a verdict in favor of tho de
fendant. HALF RATES TO CONVENTIONS.
San Francisco, May 19. The Trans
continental Passenger Association con
cluded Its labors today and adjourned to
meet in Chicago at a date to be determin
ed upon by Chairman Caldwell. Th
definite work It accomplished was to
make an agreement with the roads be
tween th Missouri river and Chicago by
which half rate will be given to tha Re
publican and Populist conventions at St,
Lou I, the Democratic at Chicago, th
Oarnd Army encampment at Bu Paul,
and th Young Baptist People's conven
tion at Milwaukee. Then half rates will
apply from all Western cities to the four
Eastern cities mentioned.
PRESIDENT KRUEOER IS FIRM.
He I Astonished at Chamberlain'! De
fense or Transvaal Conspirators
and Wants Them Punished.
Pretoria. May 19. President Krueger
haa declared his unbounded astonishment
at the British government's defense 01
Cecil Rhode and th British South Afri
ca Company In the British house of com
mons during tha debate of the colonial
estimates last week, and haa expressed
the wish that he had been personaly
present in order to refute the arguments
of Mr. Chamberlain. .
Th alleged Intrigue between the
Tranrvaal government and Germany, he
declare, are the merest soap bubble.
Th South African republic. President
Krueger declare, wlibea to be friends
with all people, but those who engi
neered the recent plot agalnat the Trans
vaal must be punished, and there will
ba no rest In South Africa until thla is
Dr. W. J. Ley da. secretary of state of
the Transvaal republic has addressed a
message to Sir Hercules Robinson, gov
ernor of Cape Colony, In which he notes
the partiality shown by Great Britain
toward the directors of the British South
Africa Company, and declare that the
Britten South Africa Company, aa at
present controlled. Is a source of danger
to th whole of South Africa.
Is Is announced that Sir Jacobus A.
da Wet. British diplomatic agent at Pre
toria, has been granted a leave of ab
sence for the benefit of his health.
Th Standard say It Is rumored that
Colonial Secretary Chamberlain has ex
postulated with President Krueger for
delaying the announcement or the sen
tences that will be finally imposed upon
tbe convicted member ot the Johannes
burg reform committee. -
The Telegraph publish a dispatch
from Pretoria stating that the wife ot
President Krueger Is seriously 11L
Town of Crookston Under Water.
Much Damage Done.
Crookston, Minn.. May 19. The entire
southern portion of the city la submerged
The river Is two feet above high water
mark. Last nlgbt the force at work
buUding a dyke was compelled to aban
don the task and at midnight . many
hours' labor bad been swept away. That
portion" of the city far wider a foot or
water. The hope that the dyke would be
successful deterred many people from
moving, and during the night many were
taken out in boats from upper windows.
The river is In places a mile wide. The
bridges still hold, but It Is Impossible to
communicate with the south side of the
river except by boat The losses to build
ings will be largely among the poorer
classes, and will be felt keenly. The
electric light plant is shut down and the
water is within four Inches of the Area
under the boilers at the water works.
The greatest individual loes will prob
ably be the North Dakota Milling Asso
ciation, 150.000 bushels of wheat being
stored In the elevator. Tbe cause of the
great flood In part ia the bursting; of the
St. Clair dam yesterday afternoon, which
added a tremendous quantity of water to
the already overfull Red lake river. Red
river le also very high.
Pittsburg, May 1). President Cleve
land haa written td the executive com
mittee ot the twenty-eighth national
Sangerfest, which begins In Pittsburg
June 8, that he Is unable to attend, but
that he will be with the German singers
and audience In spirit at the reception'
concert and will open the Sangerfest by
a touch of an electric button at the
White House. A monster flag Is to be
made of red. white and blue glass bulbs,
which, at a given signal, will be Illu
minated by an electric wire having a cir
cuit direct between the Sangerfest hall
and the White House.
IRON WORKERS IN SESSION.
Detroit. May 19. One hundred and
seventy-five delegates were present when
the annual convention of tha Amalga
mated Association ot Iron and Steel
Workers of America waa called to order
today. President Garland presided. The
delegates present directly represent 60.0O)
workers, but 600.000 employe ot the Iron
trade are actually governed by the de
cisions of this body. Forty-five lodges
have been enrolled during the past year
and the representation today Is the larg
est since the Homestead troubles.
Denver, May 19. A special to the News
from Laramie, Wyo.. says:
William H. Dougherty, alios Bell alias
Allen, escaped from the state peniten
tiary at this place early this morning. He
had secured a steel drill and with this
cut the bars ot his cell. Ktnch McKln
ney, the famous convict, who held up the
county Jail at Cheyenne two years ago
with a gun, was in the cell with Dough
erty, but the guard detected him while
he was endeavoring to get through a hole
In the cell door.
KNIGHTS IN SESSION.
Seattle, May 19. The thirteenth annual
session of the grand lodge of Knights ot
Pythias of the state ot Washington open
ed hero today. There are hundreds ot
vlsltlntr Knights present from all parts
of the state.. This afternoon at 1 o'clock
the grand parade took place.
THE BALL GAMES. ,
Chicago, May 19. New York, 7: Chlca
go. Cincinnati, May 19. Cincinnati, 8;
Pittsburg, May 19. Pittsburg, t: Brook
FOR FREE 8ILVER.
London, Ohio, May 1?. The Democratic
convention of the Seventh Ohio district
today Instructed by resolution for free
; Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Govt Report
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Large, DoaM Lota, ailon (cat.
Eacaadiagly Low Prices.
Liberal Terms. Everybody 5tilted
ottica . . . Bofl(i st Astoria. Or.
If the Prognostications of Several
Effete Easterners Are to
DEMOCRATS IX COJiVEJiTIOJf
Kill Give ii Overwkelitiig "ijority ia fa
vor of tie V. kite eietal, at rs
Resolitioss Agaiast Tres
Chicago, May II A special to the
Pest from Washington say: ,
The president has been told that not
only will the sound money element Ion
Its fight In Chicago, but that a trium
phant and merciless free sUver majfttr
will In el at upon th adoption of resolu
tions Instructing the denunciation ot hla
coarse oa the money question. Senator
Harris estimate a free silver majority
In the convention ot not tew than SSL
Correspondent McBride. who has all Use
sources of Information that crater he
John R. McLean, of tbe Cincinnati En
quirer, says the majority will b nearer
VII, and Congressman Bailey, of Texas,
who Is running; for senator on the free)
silver platform, will not be eatlafled wltk
a silver majority under tii.
The ultra-conservatives have raises
their minimum majority from It to IS.
The free silver sentiment among Ue
Democrats has the same ground swell
roll to It that the McKlnley movement
has among the Republicans,
Mil. BAYARD EULOGIZED.
The Persian Conaul-General Thinks He Is
London. May 19. United States
bossador Bayard was a guest toolgbt at
a banquet of foreign consuls at the Hots.
Cecil. Mr. Bayard replied to tha toast.
"The Diplomats," In proposing which thai
Persian consul-general, H. S. Faatae
eulogised Mr. Bayard, who, he aald, was
hsoared by ait the best people In tea
United Btatea and Great Britain. Mc
Bayard, be aald, was one of the best
proxies the United States has ever had.
As Mr. Bayard rose to reply the audi
ence drank to bis health. He dwelt
upon the mission of the consular servicer
as being equal In importance to that of
PRESIDENT KRUGER SEVERS.
John Hays Hammond Will Get Fifteen
London, May Is. A Pretoria dlapataeh
to the Times dated May 18, says:
The executive council today decided
that the punishment of Colonel Francse
Rhodes. Lionel Phillips. George Farcer
and John Hays Hammond, leaders ot tbe
reformers who were sentenced to death,
shall be fifteen years' imprisonment Tho
hope Is entertained that the seoteaeea
will be modified. The decision of that
aentencea ot tha other reformers Is stffl
TAYLOR'8 FAMILY COMING HOME.
Madrid. May 19. The fact that the)
United States minister, Mr. Hannia Tay
lor, has arranged with the transporta
tion company to convey his personal fur
niture on board the steamer Conde Wi
fredo, bound for New Orleans, tomorrow,
led to a report that the minister waa to
leave Madrid. This, It is said, la not tho
case. The members of Mr. Taylor's fam
ily are returning to the United States,
but their departure baa nothing to do
with politics, and the minister is going
to reside at the legation.
HENRY BIGELOW DEAD,
San Francisco, May 19. Henry Blge
low, at one time one ot tbe moat brilliant
and best known newspaper men of Saa
Francisco, died today of cancer at St.
Luke's Hospital. One of his most nota
ble achievements was the securing of aa
Interview with the bandits Evans and
Son tug at the time they were hlddea ha
the mountains and were holding the on
cers at bay.
GOING AFTER A LITTLE PLANET.
St Johns, N. F., May 19.-The Arctic
explorer. Lieutenant Peary, la going;
north again this summer, and a steamer
is now being arranged for that purpose.
The object of the expedition Is believed
to be to secure for the Philadelphia
Academy of Sciences, a forty-ton me
teorite near Cape York which Peary dis
covered last year.
MORE FOR SILVER.
Dubuque, Ia., May 19. The Democratic
state convention will meet tomorrow
morning. The resolutions will be uncom
promisingly for free silver at 18 to 1, and
tor Bole for president. The silver men
claim TOO out of 947 delegates. v
Havana, May 19. It la reported-hem
that an engagement between a detach
ment of Spanish troop and a force ot
Insurgents has taken place at Carrtdo.
A TRUE CANNIBAL.
Missionary 80 you have been married
already three times. "
Native Yes, but on each occasion 1
managed to eat myself back Into a state)
of single blessedness.
It Is definitely atated that Lord Duf
ferin, the British ambassador to France,
will retire' from diplomatic life about the
middle of July.