The Yamhill County reporter. (McMinnville, Or.) 1886-1904, November 26, 1897, Image 2

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    Yamhill County Reporter
lateraatlnf Col lection of Current Event*
In Condensed
Form
From
Both Continent*.
The great trial of Arroyo’s murder-
era is over, at the City of Mexico, hav­
ing terminated with the sentence of
death pronounced on 10 of the police
officers and policemen concerned in the
butchery of the hapless wretch whose
audacious attempt on the president’s
life caused so profound a sensation
there. The jury was out over seven
hours.
One of the most important features
of the Behring sea negotiations not
heretofore disclosed is that in the event
that Great Britain anil Canada consent
to a suspension of pelagic sealing for
one year, the United Slates for the
same time will agree to a suspension
of all taking of seals for one year on
Pribyloff islands.
constituting the
American seal possessions in Behring
sea.
Postmaster-General Gary is receiving
many letters regarding the postal-sav­
ings bank proposition strongly urged
by him in his annual report. Many
people throughout the country have
written commenting on the projected
radical extension of the postal service,
and have submitted some suggestions
calculated in their opinon to make the
scheme more feasible. As a whole,
the correspondents indicate a rather
general commendation.
Ex-Governor Crittenden, of Missouri,
who was consul-general to Mexico
under the last Cleveland administra­
tion, announces that he will leave
Kansas City next week for San An­
tonio, Tex., where he will be joined by
W. J. Bryan and Mrs. Bryan, and that
the three will depart from San Antonio
on a week’s tour of Mexico. Aided by
the ex-consul's knowledge of the people
and country, Mr. Bryan will make a
careful study of Mexico’s financial sys­
tem.
Passengers on the steamer Mascotte,
which has arrived in Tampa, report
that Engel Pasee, who betrayed Gen­
eral Castillo to the Spaniards for
$5,000, was captured by insurgents on
his way to Cienfuegos, court-mar­
tialed on a drum-head and hanged.
A great fire broke out at Melbourne,
Australia, and in a very short space of
time did enormous damage. It is esti­
mated that the loss will reach £1,000,-
000, while the trade in soft goods has
received a serious setback. Hundreds
of employes of all sorts have been
thrown out of employment.
Changing its name and principles the
American Railway League has become
a full-fledged political Organization.
Hereafter it will be known as the Rail­
way Employes and Telegraphers’ Polit­
ical League of America. Its object is
to deal entirely in state and national
politics, chiefly on legislative lines.
GOVERNMENT
ARMOR
PLANT.
1
4
Special Naval Board l>raw» I |> Elabor­
ate Plana.
Washington, Nov. 25.—The special
naval laiard appointed to examine into
the cost of armor-making will present
to congress details of a plant which it
has designed.
It will cost more than
$3,000,000 ami have a capacity of 0,000
tons of armor ]>er annum, which is
alxnit the combined capacity of the two
armor plants now supplying the navy.
The processes of manufacture will in­
clude the very latest developments in
the art of metallurgy, and, while the
plans contemplate the manufacture of
harveyized nickel-steel armor, accord­
ing to the methods used in the reforg­
ing process, they will admit of easy
adaptation to the new' secret Krupp
processes of hardening armor by the use
of gas. The plans are said to be per­
fect in every detail, and, having been
drawn under the direction of one of the
leading experts of the country, the
specifications are said to be so well de­
fined that no difficulty is expected to
arise in securing straight bids. The
board has prepared the form of adver­
tisement calling for bids for erecting
this plant. As congress desired that
infomration, Secretary Long will soon
issue the advertisement. It is the pur-
pose to have all of the plans in the sec­
retary’s hands ny the first of next
month, and, if the advertisement is
promptly sent out, it is thought that
within three months at the latest con­
gress will have before it full informa­
tion as to the cost of an armor plant, as
well as offers from existing plants to
sell out to the government.
FOOTBALL
AND
THEATER.
A Syracuse Clergyman Inclined to Fa­
vor Both.
Syracuse, N. Y., Nov. 25. — Rev. Dr.
James R. Day, chancellor of Syracuse
university, and a Methodist clergyman,
says in a public address:
“I believe that some such game as
football, which contains elements of
roughness and danger, is necessary to
the development of many young men in
the universities and seminaries.
The
future is tending towards a more open
playing of the game. I do not like the
hurling of one mass of humanity against
another until one or the other becomes
exhausted, but I do not like joining
the universal outcry against the game.
“The American people are easily in­
fluenced into a general epidemic of re­
form, but I think football has come to
stay. It is encouraged by the faculty of
Syracuse unversity.
Football would
fail in one of its chief features, I
think, if it should not teach the young
man self-control. A man who goes
through a season of being trodden upon
and knocked down deserves fairly a
diploma in the art of self-control. It
is very good discipline.”
The chancellor further said.
“I am told that many of the students
attended the theater and listened to
Mr. Jefferson. Now, 1 am a parson,
and my privileges are restricted some­
what. I believe with the church in
regard to the theater in general. I am
sorry that anybody thinks it wrong to
see Jefferson. I believe that such men
as he would redeem the stage from any
doubtful characteristics.”
These remarks were loudly ap­
A big masonry wharf, having a front­ plauded, especial! by the university
age of 300 meters on the river Tagus, students.
opposite the eiistom-honso in Lisbon,
suddenly subsided and completely dis­
DISGRACE TOO GREAT.
ap,wared in the riverbed. The wharf,
which was recently constructed at a A Youth Kilin lllnmelf Because Hi»
cost of £50,000, rested on mini. For­
Father W hm a Tliief.
tunately, no one was huit in the col­
Chicago,
Nov. 25.—Grief and chag­
lapse.
rin over the disgrace of his father,
The hostility between the Christian Charles W. Charnly, according to his
socialists and the social democrats, friends, drove to suicide James Cham
which exists in all parts of Austria ly, who was found in his room in the
and frequently leads to sharp collisions Hotel Phister, Milwaukee, last night,
between the rival partisans, has result­ with a bullet hole in his head.
ed in serious rioting at Grats, the capi­
Charles W. «Charnly, former presi­
tal city of Sitira, and the seat of im­ dent of the Presbyterian board of aid
portant cotton and woolen manufac­ for colleges and academies, disappeared
tories.
last summer short some $60,000 of
The official programme for the re­ funds entrusted to him. This weighed
ception of 1898 at the White House by heavily on the son’s mind.
Up to last night there was apparent­
Preaident and Mrs. McKinley has been
issued, All of the events, excepting ly nothing to show who the dead man
New Years’ reception ami the public wax. Last night a newspaper reporter
reception, will be bv card invitation. from Chicago who was in the city visit­
Only those invited will be given an op­ ed the morgue with the deputy coroner
portunity to be present at least oneo and made a thorough examination of
during the season. The avoidance of the clothing. The discovery wax made
excessive and dangerous crowding will of the name ”J. Douglas, Chicago.”
add to the attractiveness of all the re­ In the suicide’s clothes. The reporter
on returning to Chicago found that
ceptions.
Douglas lived at 99 Astor stieet. On
The theosophists of San Francisco arriving at the Astor-xtreet house he
are taking very active interest in the wax met. by Douglax Charnly, cousin
fate of Durrant. It is a tenet of their of the suicide.
faith that capital punishment is wrong,
It appeals young Charnly, the sui­
and they are getting up a petition cide has been out of work for some
praying Governor Budd to stay the exe­ time, but that on Saturday he engaged
cution ami to commute his sentence to with a firm somewhere in Kentucky to
life imprisonment.
The petition was work as book keeper.
prepared bv Dr. Jerome A. Anderson,
president of the San Francisco Theo­
Two l>uel<* In Germany.
sophical Society, and it lias already re­
Berlin, Nov. 25.—A sensation wiis
ceived a number of signatures.
caused in this city today by the report
The commission appointed to revi .e of two duels between armv officers.
the criminal code of the United States, The first report came from Col berg,
in the partial re,s>rt which it will make Prussia, and stated that Captain Hahn
to the president and congress, will and Captain Ostraki had fought a duel
present a code for criminal justice in there and that the latter had been dan­
Alaska. The commission is authorised gerously wounded. Both men belong
to do this in the act which creates it as to the same regiment, stationed at Col-
a territory. At present the laws of berg. It is alleged that Captain Hahn
Oregon are made applicable to Alaska, had seduced his victim’s wife. The
*nd these will lie revised, codified and second duel was fought at Nuerem.
■ mended by tl e commission to suit the Lieutenant Siegmund, of the Seventy­
present conditions, and will be sub­ fifth regiment, mortally wounded Lieu­
mitted as a naitial report for the basis tenant Schoenfield, of the same regi­
of legislation by congress.
ment.
The discovery of many children
Strengthening Gibraltar.
of very little if any Indian blood in the
Washington, Nov. 25.—In a report
government boarding schools through­ to the state department. Consul
out the country, leads to the recom­ Sprague refers to a work in progress at
mendation by the superintendent of Gibraltar that is not generally known.
Indian schools that, inasmuch as there He says 3.000 workmen daily enter the
seems to be no remedy underlying ex­ fortress and latior on the extensive im­
isting laws, it is imperative in the in­ provements now' going on in the build­
terests of justice to both races that con­ ing of docks and other government
gress should early indicate by statute works.
what degree of blood shall constitute
A mechanical device recently patent­
Indian, and to what extent adopted In­
diana shall be entitled to governmental ed pastes paper labels on 100,000 tins
in ten hours.
support, in matter* of education.
Goluchowski Gravely Warns
Europe of Danger.
PROBLEM
FOR
NEXT CENTURY
Competition of A inerlcan Nation* Fright­
en* the Power* of the Ol<i World
— A
Battle
for
Existence.
Vienna. Nov. 23.—Count Goluchow­
ski, the Austro-Hungarian minister of
foreign affairs, in his annual address
yesterday before the Austrian and Hun­
garian delegations, when making an ap­
peal to all Europe to take advantage of
the present era of peace and to join
closely for the vigorous defense of con­
ditions common to European countries
as against “the crushing competition
of trans-Atlantic nations,” said:
“The turning point has been reached
in Europe which calls for the unremit­
ting attention of the governments.
The great problems of material dam­
age, which become more pressing every
year, are no longer matters for the fu­
ture, hut require to be taken in hand
instantly. The destructive competition
which trans-oceanic countries are carry­
ing on at present, and which is, in
part, to be expected in the immediate
future, requires prouipt and thorough
counteracting measures if the vital in­
terests of the people of Europe are not
to be gravely compromised.
“We must fight shoulder to shoulder
against a common danger, and arm
ourselves for the struggle with all the
means at our disposal. Just as the
16th and 17th centuries were absorbed
by religious wars; just as the 18th cen­
tury was marked by the triumph of lib­
eral ideas, ami just as the 19th century
has been notable for the appearance of
great questions of nationality, so will
the 20th century be for Europe a period
marked by a struggle for existence in
the politico-commercial sphere. Euro­
pean nations must close ranks in order
to successfully defend their existence.
“May this be realized everywhere,
and may the epoch of peaceful develop­
ment we now confidently anticipate be
employed in collecting our strength and
devoting our services chiefly to this
end.”
Speech Excited Great. Interest.
London. Nov. 23.—The Berlin corre­
spondent of the Daily Chronicle says:
"Count Goluchowski’s statement,
with reference to the struggle with
America has excited the most wide­
spread interest here.
It is believed
that before he made public so remarka­
ble an enunciation of policy, he had
the consent of the other powers, with
the exception of England, and spoke as
the mouthpiece of those governments.”
The Vienna correspondent says:
“Count Goluchowski’s appeal to Eu­
rope to unite against the trans-oceanic
countries is regarded rather as a pla­
tonic desire than as a concerted pro­
gramme. Thus far, no practial attempt
in that direction is intended, at least
not by Austria ”
EXCITEMENT
Chetco
Stirred
AT FEVER HEAT.
lip Over the Coolidge
Tragedy»
Crescent City, Cal., Nov. 23.—There
is much excitement in and about Chet­
co as the result of the killing of young
Coolidge by the Van Pelts, over the
townsite question. Coolidge, senior, a
capitalist of Silverton, Or,, has offered
a reward of $500 for the arrest and con­
viction of the various members of the
Van Pelt party, principals and acces­
sories to the murder, and several par­
ties are out from Chetco and Gold
Beach patrolling the roads and trails.
Joe Alvin, a half-breed, suspected of
being one of the Van Pelt party, has
been shot and probably fatally wounded
by a posse.
E. C. Hughes and Sink Van Pelt
have been arrested here by Sheriff Fer­
guson at the request of Sheriff Turner,
of Curry county. Or., as suspects in the
Coolidge shooting, but both protest
their innocence and say they can prove
an alibi. They have offered to go to
Chetco without requiring the sheriff to
wire the governor of California for •
requisition.
The Diamonds Were Greased.
New York. Nov. 23.—An attempt to
defraud the government was prevented
by the United States appraiser today,
when an importation of 200 or 300
karats of small diamonds were invoiced
at about $24 per karat. The diamonds
had evidently been put into a solution
of resin and grease, thus dulling their
color to such au extent that the dia­
monds ap|H>ared to be of little value.
When washed in alcohol and hot water,
the appraiser of the diamonds found
them of flue quality and exceptionally
well cut. The duties and penalties
upon this invoice will now amount to
more than $4,500; whereas, under a
correct invoice, less than $1,000 would
have been collected.
The Boat Fp.et.
Good Ground, L. I., Nov. 23. — An­
drew Foley, William Wells and Oliver
Wells were drowned last night by the
upsetting of a catlsiat in Shinneeock
bay. When the boat was found today
the bodice of two of the men were en­
tangled in the rigging.
Brazil, Ind., Nov. 23.—A train on
the Chicago A- Indiana coal road, car­
rying 500 miners returning from work,
was wrecked near Coal bluffs thia
morning. The train ran over a horse,
throw ing one car and the calatoee from
the track, and both rolled down the em­
bankment ami into a ditch filled with
water. Twenty-six miners were more
or lea» hurt. Three of them suffered
injuria* that probably will prove fatal.
The fatally hurt are Asbury Rummell,
Gus Ku tier t and Guy Aikerman.
AGAIN
ON
FREE
The Competitor’s Crew Out of the Jaws
of Death.
New York, Nov. 24.—The steamer
Saratoga, from Havana, having bn
board the released men of the Comjieti-
tor crew, has been reported entering the
harbor. The men are:
Captain Alfredo Laborde.
William Gildea.
Ona Melton.
William Keavitt.
Charles Bernett, an Englishman.
The five men were in fairly good
health and excellent spirits on reaching
quarantine. Captain Laborde suffers
somewhat from paralysis, which he
contracted during his long confinement
in the Cabanas fortress. Joseph A.
Springer, the United States vice-con­
sul at Havana, was also a passenger on
the Saratoga. Mr. Springer declined
to talk for publication.
The released men wore the clothes in
which they were clad at the time of
their capture, on April 25, 1896, at
Berraeoa, San Catalino, Cuba.
Another happy passenger on the
Saratoga was Julio Arago v Quesada,
the young Cuban insuigent who was or­
dered to be shot by Weyler, but was
pardoned by General Blanco, a friend
of the prisoner's father.
The six men who had escaped the
fate of the Virginias captives were
greeted upon their arrival by an enthu­
siastic crowd, who gave them a hearty
welcome, but the poor wretches were
too weak to respond to the cheers which
had been given in their honor.
TO RESTRICT SILVER OUTPUT.
Alleged Object of the Troponed Smelter
Com bi lie.
New York, Nov. 24. — Representa­
tives of several silver mining and re­
fining works of the United States and
Mexico will meet in New York this
week to form, if possible, a combina­
tion agency to control the price of sil­
ver futures.
The price of silver for future deliv­
ery is always less than the price of
cash silver, and the smelters want to
equalize prices. It is .said that the
smelters hope by their combination to
stiffen the price of silver and eventu­
ally reduce the output, although they
deny the report that they intend to
form a silver trust.
Among the works to be represented
at the conference are the International
Metal Company, of New York; the
Omaha & Grant Smelting Company, of
Omaha; the Mexican Smelting (.Com­
pany of Monterey; the Pliildelphia
Smelting & Refining Company, of Pue­
blo, and the Guggenheim Smelting
Company, of Port Amboy, N. J.
A
POPULAR
GOLD TO BE FREELY USED.
SOIL.
TICKET.
Tlie Sebastian 1 nternegot-iable Mileage
Book in Great Demand.
Chicago, Nov. 24.—The new’ form of
internegotiable mileage ticket is prov­
ing very popular. The Sebastian ticket
was placed on sale November 15, and
25,000 tickets were printed, as it was
thought this would be sufficient for the
demand that would be made.
This
number is exhausted, however, and an­
other 25,000 has been ordered.
The
Wes|irn roads declare that they will
reduce still further the rates between
Qhicago and Northwest points if neces­
sary to maintain their traffic against
the competition of steamship lines and
Southwestern railroads doing business
at Gulf ports. It has become a serious
matter for some of the roads, and they
have been seen during the last three
months a very large amount of tonnage
go through the Gulf of Mexico, which
otherwise they would have handled.
J
Blanco Trying to Buy Oyer the ¡■•ur­
gent I.eailer».
Senator Chandler Talks of
Work Before Congress.
SOME OF THE IMPORTANT BILLS
Prospects for Hawaiian Treaty Good —
. Cuban Question Depends l'pon
President’s Attitude.
Washington, Nov. 22.—Senator W.
E. Chandler, of New Hampshire, in an
interivew regarding legislation at the
coming session of congress said:
“Senator Lodge proposes pushing the
measure looking to the restriction of
immigration anil demanding its passage
without delay. Bills proposing to bar
the undesirable foreign element from
entering this country are now pending
in both the house and senate, and
there is no doubt that the two houses
will be able to agree upon a bill. The
house measure lays restrictions on what
are called “birds of passage,” but the
senate bill does not. The class refer­
red to is that which lives along the
northern and southern border lines of
the country, and embraces Mexicans
and Canadians who work daily in the
United States, but who live in their
native countries. This part of the
hill, in my judgment, eventually will
be omitted, and the senate bill, which
applies to immigrants from European
and Oriental countries, will be passed.
“Some action, I believe, will be taken
looking to the relief of the Cuban in­
surgents. Of course, the Republican
policy will largely depend upon the
president’s message, but, my opinion is
that he will leave the entire matter tc
the judgment of congress.
“The prospects for the ratification of
the Hawaiian treaty are excellent.
The Republicans will stand by it to a
unit, and many Democrats will do like­
wise. I think the necessary two-thirds
vote will be secured.
“As to financial legislation, especial­
ly as to the revision of the banking
laws, I cannot see how any such legis­
lation can be passed.”
For tlie Land of Gohl.
New York, Nov. 22.—A dispatch to
the World from London says: London
capitalists seem to be resolved to share
in the big profits anticipated by a rush
to the Klondike next spring. The Van­
couver & Northern Shipping & Trading
Company, which is building the new
Canadian Pacific railway, with a cap­
ital of $7,500,000 subscribed by six
shareholders, today purchased the old
Cunarders, the Bothnia and Scythia,
and two Capo mail steamers, as the
nucleus of a fleet to run from Van-
! couver to Alaskan ports, commencing
March 10. Both ships are chartered
for freight by Lipton, the millionaire
provision merchant, for tiie voyage
out, and he is said to have a scheme
'for building a new town to be called
Liptonia, near Skaguay. This enter­
prise is understood to be the result of
the visit to Skaguay of the lion. James
Burke Roche, who has just returned
here.
Two New Counterfeits.
Havana, Nov. 24.—General Pando
started for this city by train last Satur­
day, according to official announce­
ment, to take charge of the campaign
against the insurgents. He was ac­
companied by all his staff, and was es­
corted by a company of artillery.
It is stated on good authority, how­
ever, that Pando lias been commis­
sioned by Captain-General Blanco to
enter into communication witli the in­
surgent leaders, with a view to arrang­
ing for peace. This statement is based
upon accurate knowledge of all the
facts. Pando first secured the release
from confinement of Damien Caballero»
who had been imprisoned for acting as
a spy for the insurgents. Pando fur­
nished Caballero, whois god-father of
Rabi, the man looked upon as being
the backbone of the insurgent govern­
ment in the province of Santiago de
Cuba, witii a considerable sum of
money and caused him to be attended
to Manzanillo, where a good force was
placed at his disposal. Pando's peace
emmissary was also furnished official
documents empowering him to act in
behalf of the Spanish commander.
Pando instructed Caballero to offer
army General Rabi high rank in the
Spanish army and a large sum of
money to be distributed among the
other insurgent leaders of that part of
Cuba, and in addition, a large amount
of money for himself in the event of
his succeeding in arranging terms of
peace.
Although Caballero has not returned,
confidential advices reaching Spanish
officials here seem to indicate that he
has so far been unsuccessful. It is un­
derstood that Rabi replied that he be­
lieved tlie successful ending of the war
in favor of the insurgents was ap­
proaching, that the Cubans, with tlie
aid of -the United States, will gain
their independence, and therefore he
desires to continue fighting tlie Span­
iards until the final victory is won.
FIRE
ON
THE
OREGON
Caused by Spontaneous Combustion—A
Narrow Escape.
San Francisco, Nov. 24.—The Call
says: The coal bunkers in the United
States battle-ship Oregon caught fire
Sunday evening from spontaneous com­
bustion, and for over eight hours the
crew worked with a vengeance to
smother what looked like a costly blaze.
There were over 250 tons of coal in the
vessel, and prompt action alone saved
the ship and fuel. The fire is supposed
to have started from water leaking into
the coal bunkers. This would eventu­
ally cause a terrific heat from accumu­
lating gasses.
Luckily, the fire was
discovered before it had gained much
headway.
An alarm was immediately given,
and orders were issued to remove the
coal from the vessel to the wharf.
Steampipes were attached and connec­
tion made with the lower part of the
vessel in an attempt to smother what
fire might have been in other parts of
the ship. The men went to work with
a will, but the task was larger than had
at first been supposed. The work was-
done with difficulty, as the smoke hin­
dered the men in their attempts to
quickly put it out.
During the whole night after the fire
had been discovered, the entire crew
labored in removing the smoking and
blazing coal, and it was not until day­
light that the men were allowed to
leave their work. The warship will
be drydocked within a few days and
proDerly righted, after which she will
»be coaled and her ammunition placed
on board, after which she will be ready
for action.
Washington, Nov. 22.—The secret
i
service announces the discovery of a
new counterfeit $10 silver certificate,
and also a counterfeit national bank
note. The silver certificate is a photo­
graphic production, printed on two
pieces of paper pasted together. No at­
tempt has been made to color the back
of the note, which is a shade of brown,
instead of green. Tlie seal is colored a
bright pink. The note is badly print­
ed, and the lathe work is blurred and
POSTAL SAVINGS BANKS
indistinct. Tlie national bank note is
Senate Will Kill Hie Currency Bill.
on the First National bank of Joplin,
Denver, Nov. 24. — Congressman
Postmaster-General’* Proposition Re­ Mo., series 1882.
It is also printed
ceiving Many Indorsements.
on two pieces of paper, and the silk John C. Bell, of Colorado, stopped off
Washington, Nov. 24.—Postmaster- fibre in the geneuine is imitated by pen a few hours in this city on his way to
Washington, where he goes to attend a
General Gary is receiving many letters and ink marks.
meeting of the appropriations commit­
regarding the postal saving hank propo­
Turku Living on Bread and Water.
tee. Speaking of the probable action
sition strongly urged by him in his an­
London, Nov. 22.—The Vienna cor­
of
congress at its coming session on tlie
nual report. Many people throughout respondent of tlie Daily Telegraph says:
the country have written, commenting Pecuniary embarrassments have leached financial question, he said:
“I think a bill will pass the house
on the projected radical extension of an acute stage at tlie Yildiz Kiosk.
practical.y
as recommended by the ex­
the postal service, and have submitted Salaries of ambassadors are left unpaid
some suggestions calculated in their for months. Since the departure of ecutive, and it will then go to the sen­
opinion to make the correspondents in­ Galib Bey, Turkish ambassador at Ber­ ate, where it will be abandoned by that
dicate a rather general commendation, lin, another Turkish envoy has written body and an appeal will be made to the
and some well-known economists and Tewfik Pasha, the Turkish foreign min­ people that they must make the sen­
financiers numbered among the post­ ister, declaring that he has sold every­ ate Republican before any remedial
master-general’s friends, who have thing and lives almost entirely on dry legislation can be obtained.”
With reference to the admission of
heretofoie opposed measures of this bread, adding that he even fears he
new
Western states, Congressman Bell
character, have in letterx just received will be unable much longer to borrow
said:
given a qualified indorsement. Post­ that. A third ambassador lias written
“There will be no more Western
master-General Gary expects some leg­ to Tewfik Pasha saying:
states admitted into the Union while
islation by congress on .this question,
“All my means are exhausted, and
possibly at the next session, and free I cannot even buy a pair of gloves when the Republican party has control ot
either house.
The speaker told me
discussion of it throughout the country obliged to appear anywhere.”
last year that be felt great responsi­
will render material assistance to this
Murderer Electrocuted.
bility for having taken an active part
end.
Columbus, O., Nov. 22.—Alfred J. in admitting tlie Western states. He
Money Paid Over.
Frantz, the murderer of Bessie Lytle, said the power of tlie Western senators
Washington, Nov. 24.—The treasuiy of Dayton, was electrocuted in the an­ was unjust, and had been greatly
receive I today from the reorganization nex at the Ohio penitentiary at 12:22 abused, and was, in fact, checking the
committee of the Union Pacific $13.- this morning. He took his place in development of the country; that he
645,250 in cash and turned over to the the chair at 12:18 without an apparent thought it was a grievous wrong for the
committee that amount in Ixmds, tremor. The first shock did not cause Western senators to stand in the way
which have been on de|>osit with the death, and the current was applied of the progress of the country. Many
government in the sinking fund of the again three times before life was pro- senators will probably oppose the ad­
nouned extinct. On August 27, 1896, mission of those territories because of
road.
Frantz murdere 1 Bessie Lytle, a young this impression.
Trouble in I'rugnay.
"Hawaii will be annexed.”
girl whom he had betrayed. Her body
New York, Nov. 24.—As a result of was thrown into tlie Stillwater river.
I.nrtgrrt’s Trial Went Over.
the attempted revolutionary movement Frantz made an allged confession, in
Chicago, Nov. 24.—The second trial
in Montevideo. Uruguay, says the Her­ which he claimed the girl had shot her­
ald’s correspondent there, five promi­ self while they were out riding, and, of Luetgert, which was to have begun
nent army officers have been arrested. fearing lie would be charged with mur­ today, went over until tomorrow at the
Many arrests of civiliansand politicians der, he had thrown the body into the request of the defense, who will ask for
a change of venue from Judge Horton.
have also been made. The Herald's river.
correspondent in Rio Janeiro telegraphs
Peru Want» to Arbitrate.
Another Trial Trip.
that a commercial ciisis ia imminent.
Washington, Nov. 22.—The Peru­
San Francisco, Nov. 24.—The United
Exchange is falling.
vian minister, Dr. Egulgerin, was States gunboat Wheeling is exjiected to
among Secretary Sherman’s callers to­ go to sea today to complete the trial of
Moon*hln»r* C aptured.
day. He came to talk over the last her machinery and other details of her
Hot Springs, Ark., Nov. 24. — Deputy
demand of our government for a settle­ construction. She will be away several
United States Marshall, with a ¡>osse
ment of the McCord claim, and he has days. She behaved well on her trip to
of 12 men, has arrived in the city with
now, in return, proposed arbitration in Honolulu, but the navy department'*
15 illicit distillers who were captured
the case. This proposition is not ac­ requirements call for a further trial.
in Scott county. The officers destroyed
ceptable to our government, and the ne­
It is expected that when the 1899
four stills and about 4,000 gallons of
gotiations continue.
season opens there will be cogwheel
whisky and beer.
The officers got the
drop on the men and captured them
A pound of the finest spider web railway from Cbamounix up the Mon>
without trouble.
I
would reach around the world.