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5 CTS. PER CG?X, THE HUTCHINSON NEWS. voii. vn. HUTCHINSON, KANSAS, THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 1892. NO. 201; . r frst-class Millinery at Reasonable Prices. Col. Murdock Will Yield to the Importunities of Friends. STRONC IN POPULAR SENTIMENT. ONE PRICE GASH HOUSE. WE CLOSE AT 6:30 Except on Saturdays. Fine and medium Millinery Goods at prices which we only make. We 4< are the Agents For Foster, Paul & Co.'s Kid Gloves, William Fowler Fosterina, black and colors. & IN THE RACE AGAIN. etter* Pouring in From All Part* of tho State Asking Him to Reconsider His Avowed Intention of R«tlTlnir From the Contest, ami He Intimates to a Reporter That^He May yield. KANSAS CITY, April 14.—The Star's Wichita, Kansas, special says: Col. Murdock is disinclined to talk for publication and will not discuss the situation with reference to his competitors, but ho said to a Star reporter this morning: "It appears that the people of Wichita, backed by public sentiment, intend running me for governor, •whether I will or no. What can I do? A man who has stood by Kansas as long as I have could not very well afford to turn a deaf ear to such a call. My strength now seems to lie in popular sentiment, not in machine politics." Letters from all parts of the state keep pouring in on Col. Murdock and wonderful power is being brought to bear to gel him on the track again. The meeting of last night has done much to allay all such feeling as before existed in the Republican ranks, and Col. Murdock now feels apparently that with such universal and spontaneous demand for his candidacy in his own county, and widespread popular sentiment in his favor throughout the state, he can successfully combat all combinations against him. egates to the Chicago convention. The raojority of these delegates are Boyd men and are against instructing for Cleveland. At 11 :tr> Chairman Beatty called the convention to order and the committee on credentials reported in favor of seating the Boyd delegations from Douglas, Cheyenne, Cuming and Hitchcock counties, A motion to adopt the committee report was amended to seat Martin delegates, and then the final struggle for supremacy began. County Attorney Mahoney spoke for thirty minutes in favor of the Martin faction and Charles OfEut presented the Boyd case. At tho conclusion of Offui's remarks the roll call was proceeded with and the Boyd faction came off victorious by a vote of 300 to »7.. A resolution endorsing Cleveland and instructing the delegates to the national convention to vote for him was presented. An amendment was made eliminating the instructions of the delegation and the resolution was thon passed. After tho appointment of a committee on resolutions the convention at 1:30 took a recess until :;:30. ADJUSTED. Differences Between the United States and Italy. INDEMNITY FOR THE ITALIANS. tloorglR Republicans. ATLANTA, Ga., April 14.—Hon. A. E. Buck culled the Republican state convention to order at 1 o'clock this afternoon. The delegation to Minneapolis will jhe solid for President Harrison, and the platform will endorse his administration and declare that the best interests of the country demand his eontinuunce for another term. MICHIGAN REPUBLICANS. Wlflcmiulu Democrats for Cleveland. MILWAAKKR, Wis., April 14.—Up to date every county that has chosen delegates to the state convention has selected men known to be followers of ex.-President Cleveland, and the party leaders say it is practically certain he will have a solid delegation from this state in the national convention. TOPSY HOSIERY for Ladies, Gentlemen and Children, to be found at "MARTIN'S" 2Si £i New Trimmings, Fine Laces, New Silks, Ruchings, Parasols. Novelties received y express Veilings, ALMOST EVERYDAY. -AT- ar ^. MARTIN & CO. TheOnly One Price Cash jjiouse in Hutchinson. ail order Department. Attention striot and prompt They Will Send a Solid Harrison Delegation to Minneapolis. DKTHOIT, Mich., April »14.—A delegation to Minneapolis solid for the re- nomination of President Harrison will be settled this afternoon at the Republican state convention, which body was called to order at noon, by Hon. .Tas.. MoMillin. There is among the delegates a favorable feeling toward Michigan's favorite son, Russell A. Alger, but it is nothing more than a feeling, and nine-tenths of those] having credentials have been specifically instructed to elect delegates to Minneapolis favorable to Harrison. The convention will also nominate a full electoral ticket to be voted for at the coming presidential election. In the event of this ticket not being" rc- gnizeil It is proposed by the Republicans to apply to the supreme court for a mandamus. TMB, it is understood, s the only manner in which the validity of the Miner electoral law can be tested. Resolutions will be passed to the effect that the law in question is iniquitous and unjust, eulogizing the upright, fair and able administration of President Harrison both in its foreign and domestic policy, denouncing the present Democratic administration in Michigan, especially in its ^refusal to make a sufficiently large appropriation to enable the Btnte to be creditably represented at the world's fair, and* will probably also endorse the reciprocity policy of Secretary Blaine. The sentiment of a majority of the delegates seems to be opposed to the nomination of a United States senator to succeed Senator Stoekbridge, whose- 1 term expires next year, or to take any any hand in the senatorial fight. Michigan's Favorlto Son. DETROIT, April 14.—Tho presidential boom of Michigan's fa.orite son was to-day christened by the Republicans of the state in convention assembled. Russell A. Alger is the name it bears and whether tho action of to-day's convention results in the nomination of tbe distinguished ex-senator at the national convention or not, it stamps him as still a favorite leoder of the Republicans of the wolverine state. He was unanimously recommended to tho Minneapolis convention as a presidential nominee. Republican Kxecutlve Committee. MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., April 14.—The sub-executive committee of tho Republican national committee is in session here to-day. Those present are A. L, Conger of Ohio; Powell Clayton of Arkansas, II. C. Puene of Wisconsin, H. S. Hyde of Massachusetts and R. G Evans of Minnesota, Chairman Clarkson will not be present as he is still nursing his inflammatory rheumatism at Hot Springs, Ark. The other absentees are Campbell of Illinois, who may yet come, Scott of West Virginia. DeYoung of California, and Fessenden of Connecticut. There were also present Sergeant-at-ArmB Meek and Architect Adler from Chicago. The meetings of the executive com mittee have been private but it is known committeemen are reviewing the work of the local convention com mittees. Reports of work already done and an outline of the plans to be carried out, have been presented by Chairman George A. Brackett of the local executive committee. The only chance for any friction is over the distribution of tickets to the hall. Sofar the national committee has kept tho control of the tickets in its own hands The local committees propose to have something to say as to how a portion at least of the visitors' tickets are distributed. The visitors visited tho hall and pronounced it by far the best for convention purposes ever put at the party's disposal. Nebraska Demoerat*.' OMAHA, Neb., April 14.—The fight between the Boyd and Martin factions in the Democratic state convention was continued all night before the committee on credentials. Delegates from various congressional distnctsbeld caucuses this morning; and selected district del. A €ase-liardened'Crlmmal. COLUMBUS, O., April 14.—One of the most notorious criminals in this country will walk out of the doors of tho state penitentiary at 6 o'clock to-morrow morning, and become for the time being a free man. His name is Charlie Ward and he is 72 years of age. Ac cording to his own story, which is corroborated by the prison annals, ho has not enjoyed two years of continuous liberty since lie was lfi years old. He was born in Scotland and claims to be the son of a Presbyterian minister. He has been an inmate of nearly all the state prisons from Missouri to the New England states. He is well known ns an expert forger, safe blow er, confidence man, kidnaper and hotel thief. He has been the companion of such notorious criminals as "Blinkey" Morgan, Blank Hank, Dutch Ocorsp and ott'er stars in crime. Ward's striking face with its long white beard, is conspicuous,in the principal rogues' galleries, of this country and Europe. Ward started out as a thief in St. Louis when he vvus 10 years old, and soon afterward lie committed robbery. His youth would have saved him from n penitentiary sentence had he not attempted to escape. He was recaptured and tho law was allowed to take its course. Since then he lias worked nearly every state in the union. About fourteen years ago a philanthropic society at Cincinnati got employment for him in a publishing house, and he seemed to live a reformed life for a few months, but a little over three years ago he quar­ relled with a woman with whom he was infatuated and assaulted her with a knife. For this he was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced for four years. A Dynamiters' I)ou. IJOCIU'UUT, N. Y., April 14.—A dynamiters' camp, with a quantity of dynamite and bombs have been discovered in the midst of a dense woods, several miles back of the village of Lockport, in Monroe county. A young man named Kingsley while out hunting in the woods ran into a dense enclosure. No one was visible and Kingsley investigated. He was Btartled to find himself in ft veritable dynamiters' den. Cartridges and bombs in all manner of shapes were concealed in the hollow tree trunks. It Is Alleged That an Amicable Settlement Has Been Reached, and That This Government Has Paid for the Families of the Italian Subjects Who Were Victims ot the Mew Orleans Mob. LONDON, April 14.—A dispatch received here to. day from Rome says that a series of notes between Blaine, the Americon secretary of state, and Marquis Imperiali, Italian charge de nffairs at Washington, resulting in a settlement of the differences between Italy and the United States, growing out of the lynching of the Italians at New Orleans. According to this dispatch Marquis Imperiali has advised the Italian government that he has received from the United States government the sum of 825,000 for the families of the victims. This money, the marquis adds, was accompanied by a note from Secretary Maine in which he declared that although the wrong was not committed directly by tho United States, the latter nevertheless feels its solemn duty in the premises. The note adds that Blaine declares that one feels great pleasure that the national government should pay to Italy a satisfactory indemnity. In con Sequence of these instructions given to Blaine by President Harrison the latter hopes that the arrangement will end the unfortunate incident; that the former good relations between tbe two countries will be firmly re-established and that nothing in tho| future will occur to disturb such latlons. In his note replying to Blaine's communication, Marquis Imperiali says that Italy has already with pleasure noted the terms in which President Harrison referred to the matter in his message at the opening of congress. The marquis further says that Italy considers the indemnity sufficient without prejudice to any action at law that may be brought by the ag grieved parties. He also expresses the hope that the payment of the indem nity will result in the happy re-estab- lishincnt of relations between tho two governments. The Report Conllrmed. WASHINGTON, April 14.—Inquiry in this city confirms the statement com ing from Rome that a complete and amicable settlement that been reached in • tho' international difficulties 1 between the United States and Italy growing out of the New Orleans tragedy. Ait Agreement Reached. WASHINGTON, April 14.—The Post says to-day that it has it from reliable authority that an agreement between the United States^and the Italian government in relation to the New Orleans affair has been reached, and that the United States has agreed to pay 25,000 francs to the families of the Italians who wore killed. Fought His Last Prise Flgkt. 8T. jj°uis, April 14.—Word comes from Hot Springs that Jack McAuliffo has fought his last fight. Both of his lungs are reported gone with quick consumption and the celebrated light weight has but a short time to live. McAuliffe, who haB whipped Gilmore, Carney' and Carroll, will never enter the roped orena again. A close friend of the great light-weight says: "The fact will become known soon and there is no barm in giving it away. Jack is almost a goner now. I would not be surpriseil at any time to hear of his death." • Loss of IAfe by Floods. JACKSON, Miss., April 14.—The lowest estimate placed on the loss of life in the flooded district is 250, all of whom are negros. Most of the damage is in the vicinity of Columbus, which is on the bank of tho Tombig- bee, but more than 3,000 families in the counties of Lowneds, Monroe and Noxobee are reported helpless and suffering for the necessaries of life, which are being- supplied now by subscriptions. ^ The Renate. WASUINOTON, April 14.—The senate has decided (to-morrow being Good Friday) that when it adjourns to-day the adjournment will be until next Monday. A Defaulter. BIRMISOAAM, Ala., April 14.—Louis A. G;.-ant, chief deputy sheriff of Shel by county, and acting sheriff, is a defaulter and has absconded. He spent about $,10,000 of other people's money. Weather Indications. WASHINGTON, April 14.—Forecast till 8 p. m. Thursday. For Kansas: Fair; winds becoming southerly. (•overnor Harber and thei Cattlemen. DENVKB, Col., April 14.—The News publishes the following to-day: Some time ago 6ovornor Barber of Wyoming ssued a decree prohibiting the shipping of cattle from New Mexico and Texas iuto Wyoming by train, to be unloaded there and driven overland to Montana. The southwestern cattlemen have been tryiug to induce him to rescind this decree, but without success. The stockmen have held a council together and have resolved despite tho governor of Wyoming and his army of militia, to transport their cattle by rail to Oren .function on the Union Pacific, or Morecraft on the Burlington, and to drive the remainder of the way into Montana. If the gov ernor attempts to interfere in this plan the courts of the state will be appealed to and his excellency will be raandam- uscd into inactivity. The cattle own ers arc almost desperate in the matter and declare that under no circumstances ought the governor to inter fere with the movement of cattle. Dexter, president of the New York State League, occupying the chair. One of the leading purposes of the convention is to arrange for an appropriate exhibition of building association interests at the world's fair. A United States Building Association League will also be brought into existence. Wants "lo.ooo Damages. PONTIAC, 111., April 14.—The suit of Henry A. Monroe for $10,000 damages ngninst theLesUe E. Kccley company, proprietors of"fW celebrated institute for tho cure of, Incbratost at Dwight, will come up for trial berojre the circuit court of-Livingston e<!rtinty at the Mayterm. -The declaration in tho case was filed to-day. and recites that plaintiff (Monrbe) retained and employed the Leslie E. Keelev company to attend and trout him for the etarc of the liquor habit under which he was suffering; that defendant accepted a retainer and entered upon a treatment of plaintiff, yet. the defendant not' regarding its duty us such physician uring that time so uiiskillfully and negligently conducted itself that by and through such want of skill anil care the malady of tho plaintiff be- carne greatly aggravated and plaintiff became greatly reduced and weakened body, mind and memory and suffered great pain and was hindered and prevented from transacting his affairs and business and that said habit continued and still continues. The document also recites that after the plaintiff was discharged from the Keeloy institute as cured he was employed as a carpenter and builder for $2.50 per day; and charges that after he had so worked for two months for the defendant wrongfully and maliciously and for the purpose of injuring plaintiff and for the sole and only purpose of dr'ving him from Dwight and procured his (Monroe's discharge from his employment and from his boarding house and on account of defendant's false representations plaintiff was unable thereafter to obtain employment or board in Dwight and was unable to seek it elsewhere because he had not money to pay his way out o&town. Iowa Mine Workers/ '' OSKALOOSA, la., April 14.—Representatives of all the mining districts of the state are assembling here to participate in a state convention called by President W. S. Scott of the Iowa district of the United Mine Workers of America for the purpose of considering what action should be taken in view of the failure of the recent legislature to enact a law compelling mine operators to pay their employees every two weeks. The sentiment of many of the delegates is favorable to the presentation of a formal demand to the operators with tho alternative of a strike if the demand is not granted. from orthcrn Illinois and southern Wisconsin and Iowa indicate that a severe April bli<«ard is now raging. The rain f yesterday has given place to a heavy snow, tho high wind being nnabated. The weather is growing colder. Telegraph and telephone communication is greatly interfered with and in many places the wires are prostrated. (letting Homes Undur DllnoalUes. WATKKTOWN, S. D., April 14.—The storm which set in Tuesday night still prevails, and Sisseton boomers have .odged tbemBolyes in front of tho land office with dry goods boxes to protect them from the elements. The rush still continues, every train bring3 in loads of would be settlers. Brewers Hectare a IHvldend. CHICAGO, April 14.—There is money in the brewing business, even when war is on, is abundantly evidenced in the fact that u semi-annual dividend of 4 per cent, is being paid to-day by the Chicago Brewing and Malting com pany, the English syndicate which some time ago gathered into its embrace a majority of the breweries of this city. The payment of this dividend is interesting in view of the fact that a war between the combine and those outside of its pale has forced beer down to four dollara a barrel, rate which has prevailed for several months. Tbe local members of the 1 board of directors, however, declare that the dividend is paid purely out o tho earnings, and that tho brewing combine is making fair money out of beer at four dollars a barrel. Uefalcution. NKW YORK, April 14.—A defalcation of funds of thu United States National bunk has only Just come to light, al though the irregularity has been known to the officers of the institution for nearly six months. H. Wiltsaw au individual bookkeeper, has been found short 832,072. He is n. ssing. State ttulldlng I*eague. Chicago, April 14.—Representatives of the State Building Leagues of New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Arkansas, Iowa, Michigan, New York, Missouri and Minnesota, assembled to day In their first annual convention in the club room of tbe Grand Pacific hotel. The meeting was called to order at 11 o'clock, Judge Seymour Storms : CHICAGO, April n Illinois. 14. — Advices llroke Up tho 1'rocessloii. MAIIIIID, April 14.—Like all Spanish cities Cadiz has been closely observing holy week. To-day being holy Thursday, there'was a public procession of worshippers, the priests bearing religious emblems and relics. A considerable crowd watched the processionists as they passed along tho streets. Everybody in the procession was passing slowly along without the least' thought of danger when suddenly two men in the crowd ol on-lookers threw two petards direetiy into the procession. Those in lino were panic- stricken and fled in every direction. Tho bystanders were also terribly frightened and sought safety in fight. In the confusion and excitement the villians who threw the petards made their escape and there is not tho slight- ' est clue to their identity. A number of the processionists were more or less injured by the explosion, but fortunately nobody was killed. Many of tho people returned to the church from which the procession originally came and offered up thanks for their escape from death. Resigned. ROME, April 14.—Owing to the differences that arose at the lust three cabinet councils over the measures to be submitted to parliament, the whole municipal ministry tendered their resignation to liing Humbert to-day and they wore accepted. The king has charged Marquis De Rudini, tho prime minister, to reconstruct the cabinet. No change in the ministerial program is expected, except that Marquis De Rudini proposes to insist more strongly upon the government's financiul proposals. Investiture of the Khedive. CAIIIO, April 14.—Tho investiture of the Uhcdive took place to-day at Aldine palace, and was celebrated with much pomp, all the British and Egyptian troops being massed in Abdln square, fronting the palace. Another ttoitih Klploslon. MAD»n>, April 14.—Another bomb was exploded in Valencia to-day, presumably by anarchists. Much damage was done to property unci the people are terrorized. state of siege Raised. Bio JANBHIO, April 14.—The state of siege has been raised. The official announcement says Hut city is tranquil.

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