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It's a Cold Day When We Get Left.
From ' All Parts of the New
" 'World and the Old.
Comprehensive Review of the Import
ant . Happenings of the Pant Week
fulled From tho Telegraph Columns.
Chauncey M. Depew was elected to
the United States senate from New
York. i, , . v . , ,
Senator Lodge lias been re-eleoted
from Massachusetts, and Senator Davis
jfrom Minnesota.' ,
Francis M. Cockrell was elected to
jthe United States senate by the Mis
souri legislature.
A fire broke out in the Wheeler
mine at Denver, Col., on the night of
the ' J8th .All the miners escaped.
The fire in confined to one room.
A state funeral almost majestic in its
impressiveTiess was given the late Rep
resentative Dingley in the house of rep
resentatives. A.Madrid dispatch says the premier,
Sen'or. Sag'asta, in ' an interview de
clared that he only awaited the United
States nenate's ratificntioin of the peace
treaty to convoke the cortes.
The : secretary of the interior, in
communication with the house com
mittee on Indian affairs, said an in
vestigation sho'wd the reports of a
threatened uprising of Indians of the
Northern Cheyenne reservation are un
founded. ' '
Reports from Pinar del Rio, Cuba,
say that the province is .being ravaged
by ;, bandits, who have broken away
from the insurgent forces. Thus far no
great damage has been done, and the
crimes committed are not of a serious
nature, .but the ranks of the outlaws
'are 'constantly increasing, and the raids
are becoming more daring.
jAf, the. annual meeting of the Busi
ness Men's League at St. Louis, two
hundred merchants and capitalists were
present. A resolution was adopted
heartily' endorsing the aotion of the
delegates from the states and territor
ies oornpfised in the Louisiana por
ch." s in deciding to commemorate the
eVeni of the purohase by holding a
world's fair in St. Louis, and pledging
full support to the undertaking.
The congressional subcommission on
agriculture and agricultural labor of
the : industrial commission has made
public its, syllabus of the topical plan
of 'inquiry on the condition of labor
andcapital employed in these pursuits.
The plan is divided into three general
head viz.: ' Labor employed, capital
erhpldyed',.? "and remedial legislation.
Under the; general heaj of each are
qiiestjions on which the' subcommission
desrreB information. They embrace 50
in all, and thoroughly cover the field,
which the subcoimniesion has in hand.
Witnesses',' making responses to the
questidns' asked are required to give
faots rather than opinions except in
such instances,, where suggestions are
invited,'. . v"i ' .. '
King Humbert, of .Italy, has signed
a decree amnestying or reducing the
punishment of the rioters who took
part in the disturbances last spring.
About 700 persons who were sentenced
by court-martial and about 2,000 who
were condemned by civil courts have
been 'liberated.
The secretary of the interior has for
warded to the senate the papers bear
ing upon the proposition to remove the
Northern Cheyenne Indians from their
reservation 'in Northern Montana to
thB'Crow reservation. The seoretary
states that the Cheyennes are averse to
the change, and he recommends that
they be allowed to remain where they
are, and that legislation be enacted
looking to the improvement of their
condition.': . . ' ,
Herr Schmidt, a socialist member of
the German reichstag, has voluntar
ily Informed the public prosecutor at
Madgeburg that he was solely respons
ible for the publication in the Social
ist Volks Stimme, of the article pur
porting to be a conversation between
the Prince of Bagdad and his tutor, on
account of which the editor, Herr Au
gust Mueller, was sentenced last week
to 49 inonths'- imprisonment on the
charge of lese majeste. The whole
case must now be reopened. The
Madgeburg oourt interpreted tho alle
gory of which Ilerr Schmidt confesses
the authoriship as an insult to the sec
ond sou iof Emperor William, Prince
Fitel,' "
A most daring attempt was made by
tSree youths of Boise, Idaho, to wreck
Wje Oregon Short Line pay-car a short
distance West ot Mountain Home. A
heavy log chain had been tied around
thft track, but was fortunately dis
covered and removed by some section
nien ; before the : pay-car passed ' the
$6iWt.''A search was instituted in the
neighborhood, which resulted in find-
teg; Emmet Allen, Hugh Breen and
Jtqh'n, Richardson, boys of Boise, rang-1
irig'irom 16 to 18 years of age, in hid
ing near by. They subsequently con-J
fessed to the attempt at wrecking the
py-car for the purpose of getting the1
money. . They . are now in . jail at ,
Mountain Home. - I
Senator Cullom, of Illinois, has been
informed that during 1899 all federal
contracts for Indian supplies will be
placed in Chioago.
Boston capitalists are said to have
made an offer of $3,500,000, Spanish
gold, for the San Jose warehouses and
wharves at Havana.
Hundreds of oattlemen are in Den
ver to take part in the convention of
the National Livestock Association.
The attendance will be large.
General Russell Hastings, of Massa
chusetts, has been chosen for appoint
ment as director of the bureau of
American republics, to succeed the late
Joseph Smith.
Bauk notes to the value of 00,000
have mysteriously disappeared from
Parr's bank, in "Bartholomew Lane,
London, England. It is supposed that
they have been stolen.
A dispatch from Omaha says: The
Twenty-second infantry has leceived
orders to move at once for San Fran
cisco. '. The , regiment has orders to sail
from San Francisco on the 28th.
A bill has been introduced in con
gress which provides that "no person
living in or practicing polygamy shall
be eligible to be a member of either
house of congress, nor shall suoh per
son be permitted to hold seat therein."
The secretary of war has oompleted
the organization of a colonial commis
sion to undertake the adjustment ot all
matters of detail respecting the govern
ment of territories acquired during the
war occupied by the United States
forces. ,
Rev. Edward H. Budd, who was
thought to have been lost on the Paul
Jones, is alive. The vessel was de
tained in Pass a La Outre so long by
foggy weather that Mr. Budd grew im
patient and left the party, returning to
New Orleans.
- As a result of the assignment of the
battle-ships Iowa and Oregon to the
Pacific and Asiatic stations respective
ly, and the decision to dispatch the
oruiser Newark to tne Paoific coast, the
commissioned naval forceof the United
States is about equally divided be
tween the two ooeans.
The treasury department has given
instructions to the customs officials at
Sitka and Skagway to stop the trans
portation of liquqr under convoy from
Canadian ports throagh the White Pass
to the Northwest '"territor?1.Inforflia
tion haa reached the department that
instead of being shipped across the bor
der into the territory this liquor has
been teturned. secretly to the locality
of Skagway and disposed of thoie, con
trary to law.
The Infanta Eulalie, aunt of 'the
king of Spain, is visiting England.
The president 'has nominated Ed
mnn D. Wiggin, ol. Washington, D.
C, to be register of Hie land office at
Weare, Alaska.
The Rome correspondent of the Lon
don Times, leferring to the rumor that
Italy is about to seize a port in China,
says he believes it absolutely devoid of
Advices reaching New Orleans leave
no further dodbt of the loss of the
yacht Paul Jones. Parties are search
ing for the bodies of the unfortunate
members of the pleasure party.
Henry M. Hoyt, assistant United
States attorney-general, has been or
dered by the department of justice to
go to Santiago and advise General
Leonard Wood on legal questions.
The strike of the dock laborers at
Colon,. Colombia, is fast assuming a
serious aspect. A batch of 46 Panama
dockmen arrived last night, and stones
and revolvers were fired at the train as
it neared Colon.
Sharkey, the pugilist, and his spar
ring partner, Robert Armstrong, were
arrainged in the municipal oourt at
Boston and fined $15 each . for partici
pating in an exhibition which the po
lice maintained partook of the nature
of a prize fight.
' A dispatch from London says: Arch-
bishop Ireland, after his visit to Rome,
will come here to consult with the
French bishops on the subject of Ileck
erism. The bishop of Orleans has in
vited the distinguished American ec
clesiastic to preside over the fetes in
honor of Joan D'Aic.
A recent xlTspatch says: The real
truth as to the situation in the Congo
State is being hidden. The whole
country is in a ferment, and the rebel
lion is not beina put down. The gov
ernment trc'iss appear to fear the reb
els and the preniij-j rf the whites has
been much impaired.
The gi ir ?si gathiing in the history
of Alaska Indians ia scheduled for Au
gust Id next at Klawan, on the Chil
kat river. At this grand potlatch, the
tribal war of the Wrangel and Chilkat
Indians, which has been raging for
many yeare, will come to an end. It
is estimated that over 2,000 Indians
will be present.
A race against time from Seattle
to Dawson lor a purse of $6,000 began
Sunday, when Richard Butler, a
wealthy Klondiker, started for Dawson
on '.he steamer City of Seattle. Joe
Barrett, another wealthy Klondiker,
bet Butler v2. J00 that he could make
the trip from Seattle to Dawson in 25
days or less, and $1,000 more that he
could not make it in less than 20 days,
Captain Eaton, of the Resolute, Re
sents an Insult.
New York, Jan. 25 A dispatch from
Havana sayt: Captain Eaton, of the
auxiliary cruiser Resolute, captured a
20-foot Spanish flag in the harbor and
incidentally taught the Spaniards a les
son in manners
A Spanish schooner of about 70 tons
sailed alongside the Resolute, where it
hove to, and with a "cheer of defiance
from the men aboard, an immense
Spanish flag was run up to the mast
head, with the Cuban flag beneath it.
Captain Eaton was forced toreoognize
the insult, and ordered Naval Cadet
Nsrrant and Marine Officer Thorpe,
with a file of marines into a steam
launch, which speedily overtook the
Spaniard. The captain refused to obey
the order to lower the flag, whereupon
the marines went aboard and took forc
ible possession of the Spanish flag,
leaving the Cuban flag flying at the
The oocupants of the schooner were
then conipleled to give three cheers for
the Cuban and American flags, after
which the vessel was allowed to pro
ceed. The captured flag will be held
as a prize.
Aguinaldo la Now Showing; His Hand
Request to the Vatican.
Madrid, Jan. 25. Premier Sagasta
declares that Aguinaldo has made the
liberation of Spanish prisoners in the
Philippines conditional upon Spain rec
ognizing the Philippine lepublic, and
allying herself thereto. Aguinaldo, it
is added, has similarly demanded the
Vatican's recognition of the Philippine
republic. A dispatch from Manila says,
"Time in which insurgents have al
lowed Americans to recognize their
independence expires tomorrow, and
hostilities are ' expected to open."
Aguinaldo has requested the Vatican to
send a commission to negotiate for the
release of the clericals.
Must Act Cautiously.
London, Jan. 25. The Madrid cor
resdondent of the Standard says:
'"Aguinaldo's attitude regarding the
prisoners in the Philippines obliges the
government to act cautiously in order
to avoid a conflict witn tne United
states. While endeavoring . not to
make the condition of the 'captives
worse, the authorities do not like to
countenance the private direct efforts
nf the families who are disnosed to jOfJniprisoned fnendj
: Northern Pacific Beaten.
Washington, Jan. 25. In the United
States supreme court today, Justice
MoKenna handed down an opinion in
the case of the Northern Pacific Rail
way Company vs. the . Treasurer of
Jefferson County, Mont. The case in
volves the right of state authorities to
tax railroad lands within the Northern
Pacific grant which are unpatented be
cause their character with reference to
mineral has not yet been determined.
The railroad company contended that
such right had not existed but the de
cision of the circuit court was against
the oompany, and the supreme court
upheld this opinion.- Brewer, Shiras,
White and Peokhara dissented.
Alien Exclusion Law. .
Victoria, B. C, Jan. 25. At a meet
ing tonight in support of the govern
ment candidates for parliament, Attorney-General
Hon. Joseph Martin
said there was a possibility of the Do
minion government disallowing the
alien exclusion law. He intimated
that even in the face of such a disal
lowance, the provincial government
would persist in their right to make
laws for the best interests of the prov
ince, regardless of what might be done
by the Dominion government in an at
tempt to gain concessions in the joint
high commission.
Release of Civil Prisoners.
Madrid, Jan.- 25. A telegram re
ceived here from Manila says the in
surgent oongress at Malolos has author
ized the release of all civil prisoners,
and will shortly cause to be liberated
the ' military prisoners held by the
revolutionsts. The Spanish steamer
Salus Tregui, from Havana, has ar
rived at Cadiz with repatriated Span
ish troops on board.
Disturbance In Belgium.
Brussels, Jan. 25. -According to the
Patriote, serious disturbances have
arisen between King Leopold and some
of the ministers on the question of the
introduction of the uni-nominal elec
toral system, whioh the king advocated.
It is rumored that the premier, M. De
Smet De Naeyer, will resign tomorrow,
and that the cabinet will be recon
structed. Glassblowers' Strike Threatened.
Millville, N. J., Jan. 25. An official
of the Green Glassblowers' Association,
stated that 8.000 nonunion South Jer
sey blowers would strike this week il
the firms refused to pay the union
wages. Meetings were held in the dif
ferent towns today, and the workers
have decided to join the union.
Hawaiian Navigation law.
Washington, Jan. 25. The senate
committee on commerce today author
ized Senator Nelson to ' nKp a favor
able report on the '. I -.tending our
navigation laws to B.-vu l. The com
mittee amended the bli'i s as to make
it inolude not only the laws relating to
navigation, but also those concerning
commerce and merchant seamen.
Whalley' Grain BUI Is Attracting
More Attention Than Any
Other Measure.
Salem, Jan. 24. The bill that is re
ceiving the most attention in the house
just now is the Whalley bill, provid
ing for the creation of the offioe of
state grain inspector. The bill - pro
vides for an appropriation of $2,500
for a commission. The commission is
to consist of three members, to be ap
pointed by the governor. One of the
three la to be the grain inspector,
whose annual salary shall be $2,500 in
addition to all expenses. The other
two members are to receive $50 a year
each and expenses, as not muoh work
wil be 'required of them. The bill also
provides for a' secretary at $1,000 A
year, a number of ohief deputy inspec
tors at $1,800 a year and a number of
other deputies at $85 a month each.
In addition to establishing grain grades
and inspecting all thejjrain that leaves
or is brought into the state, the duty
of the chief inspeotor will also be to
inspect scales at $5 each. .Liberal fees
are allowed for the inspection of grain.
A bill has been introduced in the
house , for the protection of upland
birds. ' The bill is an amendment of
the general ganHttaw . enacted by the
legislature in 1895. It provides that
every person who shall, within the
state of Oregori, between the first day
of January and the first day of Novemr
ber of each year, take, kill, injure or
destroy, or have in possession, except
for breeding purposes, or sell or offer
for sale any pheasant, Mongolian
pheasant, quail or partridge, shall be
guilty of a misdemeanor: provided,
however, that it shall be unlawful,
within the state of Oregon, to kill, or
destroy any ring-necked Mongolian
pheasant, or any of the various kinds
of pheasants imported into this state
by the Hon. O. N. Deriny, or any
auail,, bobwhite or pheasant in that
part of the state of Oregon lying east
of the Cascade mountains. That every
person who shall within the state of
Oregon, at any time enter upon prem
ises not his own with intent to catch,
reoover, take or kill any bird or ani
mal, or 'permit any dog, with which he
shall be hunting, to do so for such
purpose without permission of the
owner or person in charge thereof, or
shall shoot upon any premises not his
own from any public highway, shall be
guilty of a misdemeanor. That' any
peieuu viuiauEganjnirTJTOTiBiOTiTjjj.
of this act, shall be deemed guilty of a
misdemeanor, and upon conviction
thereof shall be punished by a fine of
not less than $50 nor more than $100,
and in default of payment of fine im
posed shall be imprisoned in the coun
ty jail at the rate of one day for each
two dollars of the fine imposed.
' In the house this afternoon, the My
ers resolution donating $2,500 worth. ot
books to members -was rescinded, and
indefinitely postponed. A resolution
directing the Bergeant-at-arms to gather
up and restore to the secretary of the
state the stationery and supplies at the
close of the session, was, after a spirit
ed debate, indefinitely postponed.
A bill has been introduced in the
house touching on railroad taxation, is
being considered by Portland railroad
men. The bill provides for the licens
ing of railroads, as a substitute, for the
established system of taxation, to ap
ply generally exoept on lands not occu
pied as a right of way. It is modeled
after the law prevailing in Witfco'nsim
Twenty bills were read the second
time and referred to the proper com
mittees; and the following bills were
passed: To require doors of publio
buildings to open outward; to provide
for the dissolution of municipal cor
porations upon the payment of all out
standing indebtedness; amending- the
code, relative to attachments so as to
obviate the necessity of posting notices
on' property attached. A petition
was presented from 10 Polk county,
lawyers, praying for the letention of
the second circuit judge in the third
judicial district.
A petition from 129oitizens of Wash
ington oounty, for a change in the law
so as to require householders instead
of voters on petitions for saloon li
censes was presented.
A petition praying that the state ap
.point three commissioners to buy the
Mount Hood and Barlow wagon road,
the paper bearing the names of 64 resi
dents along the road, was introduced.
Haines, of the special committee ap
pointed at the special session to in
vestigate the Lowenberg contract at
the penitentiary, 'submitted a long le
port, showing that 37,669 was due the
state on the contract, part of which
was not secured. It recommended that
$32,500 be accepted in full payment.
The report was adopted. -
Mul key, of the committee to exam
ine the affairs of the secretary of state,
reported that he had found everything
accurate and satisfactory, and the re
port was filed.
A joint memorial was passed, urging
the attorney-general and the United
States supreme court to advance oases
affecting the title of settlers to land
in the forfeited Northern Pacific grant
in Oregon.
A formula for the production of
orystal alumium bronze consists of a
powdered aluminum, powdered glass
in "diamond dust," and sulphate of
zino in certain specified proportions.
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Considerable Business Disposed of Dur
ing the Fast 'Week. '
Salem, Or., Jan. 21. Tho house
disposed of much business during the
past week, and many new bills were
introduced. Among the proposed
measures are bills to change the name
of the Ashland college to the Southern
Oregon State Normal school, and plaoe
it under Btate control, and appropriate
$15,000 for its maintenance; to create
a state library commission and a sys
tem of traveling libraries, and appra
priate $5,000 for maintenance the first
year, and $3,000 annually thereafter;
to exempt, honorably disobarged sol
diers and sailors from the operation of
the peddler's license law, and to ex
empt state products from the provisions
of the law; to prohibit altogether the
sale of cigarettes or cigarette materials
on pain of a fine of $50. A bill incor
porating the town of Dallas was passed..
In the senate Chairman Fulton, of
the judiciary committee, submitted an
adverse report on- the bill to add two
judges to the supreme oourt. Mitchell,
of the committee, dissented, but did
not submit a minority renort.
Daly of Lake's bill to, extend the
time for counties to pay the state tax
from April 1 to June 1, was passed un
der suspension of the rules, as was his
bill to require county clerks to ceitify
pension vouchers without charge,
there being no objection to either.
Foster Ahead for Senator Other Legis
lative News.
Olympia, Wash., Jan. 21. Five
more fruitless ballots for senator were
taken in joint session of-the legislature
today, each resulting as follows: Fos
ter 27, Wilson 27, Humes 21, Ankeny
7, Lewis 24.
Including the one vote detained at
home by sickness, Foster practically
had 28 votes today, the highest num
bei yet attained in the senatorial con
test. '.
In the house the committee on print
ing and supplies was, on 'motion of
Kingsbury, instructed to thoioughly
investgiate the subject of state printing
with a view to cheapening the cost of
public printing, it being desirable to
reduce greatly the cost, which is be
lieved to be out of all proportions in
its expensiveness.
House bill 23, making it lawful to
call to the witness-stand and cause to
tentifv tha fldvarpa' rmrtv tn a unit nt
of his adversary, was passed by unani
mous vote. ,
Bills introduced were: To license
the keeping for' sale of opium, mor
phine, cocaine, etc.; prohibiting the
taking of food fishes except with a hook
and line, on any of the rivers of Puget
sound, whereon hatcheries are located,
or in Skagit bay; to enable receivers,
trustees, guardians, executors, etc., to
give regular surety companies as surety
on bond; appropriating $5,000 for con
ducting the agricultural experiment
station at Pnyallup; providing for lo
cal option on the question of hogs as
free commoners; imposing a fine of
from $50 to $250 for spearing and dis
posing of bass, piokrel, carp, trout or
other fish from any stocked lakes. ,''':
Killed Thirty Bills.
Olympia, Wash. Jan. 21. The ju
diciary committee of the house today
oompleted a remarkable record. Out
of 81 bills referred to it for considera
tion, it has killed SO. "
Anti-Contract Labor Lav,
Washington, Jan. 23. The exten
sion of the anti-contract labor law to
Hawaii is strongly uregd in a report
made today by the house committee on
labor. It says thousands of contraot
labobreia, mainly Japanese, have been
taken into the islands since the rais
ing of the United States flag over them.
On the day following the receipt of the
news of annexpation, 2,857 Japanese
laborers were admitted. '
Opposed to Seating Roberts.
St. Louis, Mo., Jan. 23. Members
of the reorganized Church of Latter
Day Saints in St. Louis oppose the
seating of Congressman-elect B. H. L.
Roberts, of Utah, on the ground that
he is a pronounced polygamist. A
vote was taken, resulting in the adopt
tion of a resolution requesting congress
men from this district to use their ut
most efforts to prevent seating the
Utah man. v '
Shafter In, Merrlam Out.
San Francisco, Jan. 23. Today, Major-General
Merriam issued an order
relinquishing the command of the de
partment of California. Immediately
thereafter, Major-General Shafter is
sued an order announcing his accession
to the command. General Merriam
will go to Denver to assume command
of the department of the Colorado.
Two Thousand Quukers.
Halifax, Jan. 23. The steamship
Lake Huron, with 2,000 of the 5,000
Quakers who are em grating to the
Canadian northwest, arrived in quaran
tine tonight Tomorrow afternoon the
steamer will proceed, to St. Johns, N.
B., where the passengers will land to
take rail to their futuie home.
Assay Office at Seattle.
Washington, Jan. 23. Senator Wil
son's amendment to the sundry oivil
bill, appropriating $50,000 for the
erection of an assay office at Seattle,
has been favorably leported.
He Does Not Accept Amer
ican Rule.
The Latter Says a Philippine Revolu
tionary Government Existed Before
the Paris Peace Treaty.
Manila, Jan. 24. President Lopez
of the Visayan -federation, has replied
to President MoKinlev's proclamation
of the 9th. . He claims that the revolu
tionary government antedates the Paris
treaty by over two years. He says he
has never been officially notified of the.
existence of the treaty, and that there
fore he declines to recognize American
authoiity, and refuses to allow Ameri
cans to disembark in force, without ex
press orders from the government at
Malolos. General 'Miller, the com
mander of the American expedition,
replied that the Americans cannot rec-'
ognize President Lopez's authority, be-'
cause the Filipino republic is not rec
ognized by the powers. He also ex
nressed reeret at the daterminntiarf of
the Filipinos to resist just claims. , ;
( , Miller's Troops Landed.
New York. Jan. 24. A snecial to
xl II' 1 i a .it 1 .
lire world ironi vv asnniKioii bhvs:"
General Miller's expedition has landed
on Guimaras island, three miles from
Ilo lln. without nnnnnitinn. General .
Otis cables from Manila. Landing was
necessary because of the crowded con-,
dition of the troops on the ' transports.
Experience has proved that soldiers
lose Hpirii auu ligming quautieH wneii
confined long on board ship, so the war
department asked General Otis to as
certain if it was possible for General!:
Miller to land his expedition near Ilo.
i . . . j i ' i . : t : i i.. .
no. ne caoiea iinu it, was, ana was.'
then instructed to order a landing. : :i -
It was deemed inadvisable to advise.
this expedition to return to Manila';
without having landed, because it was;
feared the natives of Luzon would think;
the Filipinos at Ilo Ilo repulsed the
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ence on an Island. .'
Pn.mia flU.I.f: Tav Tan 0.4 Tno '
vjwi'uo wiii j 1. 1 , jtciii, van.. .7, i i
driven on Padre island about 15 miles.:
south of here Wednesday during a
storm, and all on board esoaped to land.
There were several revenue officers,
aboard. The rjartv divided and each"
wandered over the island looking for a:
sail. James A. McEnery, special treas- r
. t. -. c a i. i : . -:. . n-. . . i -
UVy UgUUb Ul WJtt UltibUUv VI IQAaB, HIU1-
ant IJniteil StHtes riiRtrict ntrnrnev. '
signted a crait ana signalled it ami
TOprfi'r.nlrftn ntT llift island nni hrnnaht tn '
v . p...
the shiDvard at Comus Pass. Todav.
another vessel was sent to Padre island;
to look for the rest of the Alma's pas-..
nnnapria. ' ' - -J ' V
. Admiral Cervera's Watch.
Wichita, Kan.A Jan. 24. Admiral
Cervera's watoh, it ib claimed, is owned
bv Lieutenant Betta. oomnanv Ki
Twenty-third Kansas volunteers, ' a -
nan.A nihn la Vinma f (Inho T f 1 u u
fine gold watch, the case set with1'
diamonds and rubies. Inside "Paschal
Cervera" is engraved.' The watch was.
secured by Betts, according to his
story, from a Spanish pilot the na'n 1
who guided Cervera's ship out of 'Sann
tiago harbor July 8. As a reward -Cerr "
vera gave him this watch. Being in .
straitened circumstances and wanting
to go home, he sold it to Betts for $52.
Beer for Manila Soldier.
San Francisco, Jan." 24. The trans
ports Scandia and Morgan City, which .
are soon to sail for Manila, will carry
a large supply of California meat to
feed the soldiers stationed in the Phil
ippines. On the Morgan City, 4,000
cases of canned meats have been
placed, while 40,000 pounds of frozen
beef will be put on board, the Scandia
axt Sunday morning. !
vynainlte Attempt.
. South Omaha, Jan. "24. About 8 v
o'clock this morning an attempt was
made to blow up with dynamite the
residence of F. B. Towle, the manager
of the Omaha Packing Company. A
flickering light on the porch attracted
a passer-by, who stamped the fire out.
Examination developed that it was a
fuse connected with a package contain
ing six sticks of dynamite.
Another Bis; Trust,
Milwaukee, Wis., Jan. 24. The
National Enameling & Stamping Com
pany will be the name of the Granite
ware trust, which includes the Kieck
heifer Company, of this city. The
company will be organized under the
laws of New Jersey, with a capital
stook of $10,000,000 seven per cent pre- ,
ferred stock and $20,000,000 common
Commissioners From Aguinaldo.
St. Louis, Jan. 24. Lasoda Maiti
"Burgos and J. Lunaa, commissioned
representatives of Aguinaldo, the in
surgent leader of the Philippine
islands, passed 20 minutes in St. Louis
today, en route to Washington. Their
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