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THE LOGANSPOET J VOL. XXI. IOGANSPORT INDIANA, THUKSDAY MOMIXG, SEPTEMBER 11, 1896. NO- 223- Special Announcement. Every Department Head in our house has exerted a special effort to have their respective stocks ready for a FALL OPENING, TODAY and all next week. We display a more complete line of Dry Goods than ever before and as these are BARGAIN times we allure you that we have lots of them. This Opening Week We offer some wonderful bargains in Dress Goods, trimmings and Linings. We make special mention of 25 pieces all wool, silk and wool novelty goods, 40 inches wide. The same quantity of goods retailed last season at $1.25 This week we offer the entire line for 58c. OUR CLOAK ANNEX^ t Is now open and is displaying a new and complete line of Fall and Winter Jackets and capes Your : inspection please Today and all this week. WILER & WISE. CALLS IT A SHAM. Gold Democracy Thus Characterized at Buffalo Convention, Little Business Is Done — Tennessee — Fusion Illinois. Bryan in in 409 and4ii Broadway. 306 Fourth Street. : You Are Taking: No Chances In buying your footwear of us. You can rest assured you ore getting the latest style the best qu»*Uy and a perfect fit. Now as to prices—Just read a few of them. Its money Jn your pocket to do it. Men's dress shoes OSc to ? 2;5 °Men's worklnp shoes OSc to 51.98 'Ladles' dress shoos : OSc to $2.50 Ladies, house slippers ;' 48° Children's school shoes l^ to ^ 1 ' 25 Got a writing pad and rnler with each pair. We warrant our goods. E. M. Walden & Company. 315 Fourth Street. OUR FALL WOOLENS ARRIVED. This Fall there are many new departures from the old run of patterns, and we have them all. We will show you this season the Largest, Host Stylish Most Attractive and EXCLUSIVE line of Woolens in the city. Early selections gives you the cream of the stock. Carl W. Keller, BufCnlo, N'. Y., Sept. 1C.—Tammany's delegation nnd the accompanying brnves marched into the hull in a body. They arrived at 12 o'clock, and were tli? first delegation to toko their seats. The fact that not a single portrait hod a 'place among the decorations caused some comment. Othor delegations citnic in rapidly, Mid ill 12:15 two-thirds of the delegates were in their places. James W. Hinckley, chairman of the state committee called the convention to order at 32:30. Chairman Hinckley announced that the state committee had selected Thomas T. Grady, of New York, for tempo rary chairman. Mr, Grady was greeted with faint bnr.dc'.nppin'ffs. He started in at oncf. with his address, rind soon arousotl Learty applause from tho deleg-atcs rncl from.spectators in the galleries. He said in part: . Hot Shot for Gold Uemocnits. "\s loy.il "representatives of democratic constituencies, you have asseml'M to again declare -your taith in democratic principles, your respect for democratic authority and your confluence In demo-. critic success. .In this respect you flitter, from some' who ,'were for many years associated with' you, using their profession of democracy as.a^nask under which to conceal tho pureiy'selflsh character of their political action's and who are now leagued with your polltlca'V'opponcnts, denouncing democratic principles, defying democratic authority find aiding, in so far us they may. to defect tlv: democratic candidates., You are not, however, to bo discouraged, much less dismayed because of tbp desertion of those. 'Piich Is the only democracy whleh will ever have an abiding place In the confidenqe ' and' affections of the American people. :'• It Is a sham democracy which submits -to-.'-Uio will of the majority only when no. selfish interest .Is affected or 'sacrificed by, ab v doing • It Is a sham democracy \vhlch.scts up the opinions of tho few as entitled to control because of the wealth or culture or pedigree of those Tailor and Draper. 311 flarket Street Natural Gas Rates. Partail payments annual rates begin October 1st 1896, Consumers' desiring to avail themselver of the annual rate, on the basis of six payments should arrange to have their stoves connected by thatdate in order to be on time. Logansport & Wabash Valley Gas Co, 317 & 319 Pearl Street. fly New Goods- Are here. OH and examine them be- t fore buying, AL. YOUNG, The Practical Pearl Street Tailor. PROTECT YOUR EYES. The Hirchberg Optical Co., :^3 The well-Known Specialists ot New. York kave appointed D. A. HA.UK as agent tyr their celebrated Spectacles and Ere Glasie«,«ver7p&lr guaranteed. • .••••• D, A. HAUK hue complete assortment and Invites all to aatlsfjr themselves of tho great superiority ot these goods over' any manufactured, at the store of D. A. HAUK, Sole agent for Logmspott lad. .•••.•• • . NolFMdlers,3uppUed. by whom such oohi.lons are held. It is a Bham democracy, which has for its purpose the undu'rt.VciixIcliment of the man who relies for •hlBv.iiippcrt upon what his money earns for' him and the consequent unjust impovcrlshrfior.t of the citizen who depends upon what his labor may be ablo to earn. It Is a sham democracy which yesterday asked for a bimetallic standard upon the alr.Kle condition of an International agreement ».iiu to-day confesses that such declaration was but n subterfuge, with which to deceive those honestly.favor- Ing such standard and that all the time Its purpose was to establish anrt maintain tho nupremacy of sold.." . During Chairman Grady's speech there were shouts and yells.of approval from delegates nnd lots of noise from the Tammany warriors in the-galleries. When Mr. Grady finished he was givon three cheers and a tiger, l(o»olutlon Imlorftlnc Chicago I'lntform. James W. Ridgeway, of Kings, offered tuo following resolution:Resolved, That the democracy of tho citato of New York, In convention assembled at the city of Buffalo, do hereby most heartily Indorse and approve tho platform' adopted by the national democracy at the Chicago convention In July last and-wo hereby unreservedly and unequivocally ratify ar.d approve of the nominees of said convention, William Jennings Bryan and Arthur Sewall, and- pledge them our earnest and cordl;il support In their gallant flghffor the maintenance of democracy and democratic principles. A number of other resolutions were' intrduced and referred, among- them one on government control of y, i -***S Tf' "* ** 'allroads. The'committee on platform was notified to meet" at five p. in. The convention at .1:43'p. m. ud- journed until 10 o'clock Thursday. Bryan In Tennessee. Knoxville, Tenn., Sept 16. — Tues- car.' Mr. 'Bryan made a speech to a big crowd ,at Newport, the Inst place where the.train stopped .in Tennessee. . ' " Withdraw from the Ticket. SprrWgfield, 111., Sept. 10.—Jucob D. Hess, the populist iiomiiice for congress in tire 1 Sixteenth district, nnd E. E. Ad- dlemniVp'qpulist nominee for member of the state board of equalization, have withdrawn their candidacy for the ic- spectiye offices. The withdrawal of Hess narrows the congressional flgbt down--to;W.H. Hinricbscn (dona.), and Gen. 'Bi-jjcker (rep.), Hinriehsen bad attempted.to secure the indorsement of the •'jjojfujGst .convention whk.li- nominated jjess; but failed. .Complete Fmlou In Illlnoli. Chicago,. Sept. 1C.—Complete fus:un between Ithe democrats arid populists 011 .'state; .and',electoral tickets was dlV.cU ed .Wednesday at u meeting held ut the Slie'rmanjiouse. Under the agreement reaitlwd, tie resignation, of three clevno- ertite,' ejectors,-Thomas L. Carey r.nd George. P:,.Foster,' of Chicago, and Geprg-a.jlXecrone. of Eflingliaro, wore .tendered--and nceepied, and the vacancies filled .-by populists. Andrew L. Maxwell., -(pop.) wits substituted for state .n.iidilor in place of Goie, -withdrawn. -., .:- • - Tu .Decldo the JliitLcr l>y Lot. • Ltm.isyiiie, Ky., Sept. IB.—A Frankfort d-isuatch! says that the republicans are- determined to elect a successor to Senator.-JJinckburn at the extra session of. the. legislature in December, audthni a rtealhiis.been arranged wit lithe "sound money "-..democrats to cast lots as ho wheth'U' -Mr.. Blaokbuni's successo; shall be n democrat or a republican. ' : ''•'••"-"rowepi 1 rinr»Uty 48,190. .••*&> Lewiston, Me., Sept. 10.—Ket-urns had been received by the 1 Lewiston Journa nt -noon Wednesday from 472 Maim 1 owns and plantations, giving- Power;-, (rep.),'-SI,730.;. Frank (clem.), 33,543; Biiteinan- (pop.),'3,040; Ladd (pro.) ,:>13;: Clifford (sound money dem.) 70. . l?epubl'ican"plurality, 4S.19G. Tht. remaining "S back tbwtis and planta tions-dun-voted.will briny the plurality close to ;0,000. The Jn.te'st.'.retiirns confirm the previous, e.stlmate that only Jive democrate hnve' bf':eii "-'Ic-fted to the legislature. OjTidVii^returns .froni all but three smfili 'plantations.in..the. Second district.-, (congressional') . give . Dingle} n (rep.), 24,673fjjeyensuler (dem.),10,008; ;H Allen (pop.),.i;42C.;-0'gici 1 (pro.), 422 Ding-ley's plurality,.-14,005. Nominate m State Ticket New Haven, Conn., Sept. 1C. — Tht. -democratic convention crime to order at 30:50. with nearly every-delegutc' ir .his oeat. Chairman Davis..introduced William Kennedy, of'.Naugatuck, chairman ot, the convention, who delivered an iiddress. • His reference to the money plank ol the democratic national platform am' 'the names ofjthe candidates was given a slight degre<e of applause'. At. three o'clock Jpsep.B . B; Sarg.cnt;..-'6t,Now Haven, .wa's'.riominri-teii for governor by nccla'niation, C. A. Cranclnll, of Xor- wicn, Syas nominated for lieutenant- governor.,. ,, • ;...••-• Teller L««veK \Vaihinittoii. Washingtp'nT ". Sept." " 16. — Senntoi Teller-made"it brief call on Senator Faulkner; chairman of the democratic congressional committee, during the morning' 'Wednesday, and also visited Secretary Diffenderfer nt silver head quarters" 'He left Washington We^nes- tlay .afternoon, and will, in a few days begin his stumping toux in Kentucky. ?' bUR FINANCES. day was William J. Bryan called rin easy day. What he will call Wednesday remains to be seen. He was'up at two a. m. after retiring at midnight to address several hun'dred people wl-.o had remained awake to see him at Som-' ersct, Ky., when his train reached there. Somerset is a republican stronghold, but the democrats in. the gathering were 'sufficiently strong to nwaka everybody on the train with their yelis. Mr. Bryan was putting his'shirt over his head when a reception committee of 25 Knoxville democrats boarded the train at 1 Oliver Springs. This was at seven o'clock. Hon. J. W. Sneed headed the committee. Two hundred members of the .Oliver Springs Silver club also boarded the train and accompanied Mr. Bryan toVKnbxville. - ' '. Knoxville 1 ;', j* 'the seat of republican- Jsm in eastern'Tennessee, but its streets were crowded yv.ith people Wednesday morning to'see the democratic nominee. Escorted)bj"the, reception committee Mr. Bryari--wasncpnveyc'd • to a,stand. erected in.froniof'the courthouse here. He was ihiro'duceS by ex-Gov. Robert L. Taylor, who \{K ,a candidate lor the gubernatorial bfficte this year.' On the stand were Chief Justice Snodgrass and Judges Beard, .Galdwell, McAllister and Wi'lkcs; of tH^ supreme court' of Tennessee, and Judge Clark, of the, United States district court. Mr. Bryan .was-loudly cheered and his speech' was. itrcgivently applauded. After he had finished he returned to the Southern 'railway' station at 9:45' nnd left for Ashey'iUe. > T . C., on a special train furnished ,.by-thf; Knoxville and' Astieville c('im'm(t'-t«es. ' __ Hot SprJugSvA^-.C. Sept...l«.- r Cahdl- date' Bryan';' ren'-ch^T liere at 1.20 p.'.m. It was his-iirst Ktop in,Sorth,Carolina 1 ,' nnd he was'mct b.v the Asheville rectjp- | tiou committee; hended by John Y. J,or- dan. who liad come^cUjwtt.an o o™nta1. ( | IntercBtlBB -'fsofp' "from the Treasury - " .. •• ; OopaVtinent. Washington, .Sept. 16.—For the first half of September the treasury receipts have 1 aggregated $13,000,000 and the expenditures $12,051,000, leaving a small deficit so, far. The receipts are run- ^ning $2,ob6;000 lighter than for tha same period of last September, but ei- ; penditores:are being kept downand.it is proUable:that at the end of September a- slight excess of receipts over ex- penditures;.vrill te shown. For the 11 weeks, of the current fiscal year the deficit foot's.: .up $24,000,000. This deficit will .'.be, increased during October to nearly $30,000,000, as October is a heavy interest-pa-yinf? month. The. recent heavy .importations of gold is beginning, to be 'feJt in ; the treasury cash, the gold reserve.^idiy footing up $114,000,000. As .this,Vese,rve increases, the legal tender h'oldjngs,' for which gold is exchanged,, are declining. . United States notes,ipsv^in the treasury amount to $73,bob;o.0'p^ ,a' loss of $14,000,000 within a month, X.The'.total cash in the trensr ury,"'i'nc:l.u^ing the gold, reserve, is gtated;qt':$g42,5qo,oo6. . Fucti Regarding Hepburn's Death. Sept. 1G. — A dispatch • v, . . — from Little Eock, Ark., gives further particuift'rs"bf;.the: death'of Frank Hep-' burn, 'Scrfi- of ,Congressman.rHepburn', of Iowa'p^fd''was.shot.and ; almost instant-. ly killeld at.t;heater,,,a,smDil;towii.on the Prjsco/raiifoad;. Monday- afternoon. W.. 'p; ; Sfih's,-a5 Acquaintance of ..Hepburn, was' ; . : iyiDg' on a. bjench .asjeep near : the depot irnd iilepburn: aw,akened' him by- tickling •h l im l .in the .facpi with a^ straw. Sims' became .ongry and :'a quarrel ensued: . 'iftotl? men drew..pistols and commenced firing [at' ea'cli other. The second- sbot.from Sims' pistol struck Hep•burn. fn^flie abciomen, resulting, in his •deatii a'f js'hjjrt... time .afterwai-d. Hep-burn -'was' ah. engJneer 'on the St.. Louis Sims is under arrest. Make un. Axalsrnnni'nt. jfelG-— The -Kurtk & Bnhrer'^oupd'i^ompany, S32 7 S,40 Aus- titiL • avJ3iiuej;i:'made - ; on -., . assignment •\Vednes5flay. (Assets! are placed: at. $00,-- CAKLISLE'S LETTEE Discusses the Question of the Parity of Gold and Silver. Government Is Pledged to Preserve the Valus of the Money It Coins. Washing-ton, Sept. 1C.—Secretary Carlisle, from his summer retreat in Bar Hjirbor, Me., has addressed to one of his Kentucky correspondents the following letter: "Mr. James P. Helm, Louisville, Kv.—My Dear Sir: Your letter asklnr how the silver dollars, which contain a quantity o£ bullion commercially worth only about ES cents each, are maintained at a parity with sold, notwithstanding the tact that tho government docs not directly redeem them, <::• the certilk'ates Issued, upon them, In gold, Is received, and, ns n great many Inquiries upon the same subject are a<J- cressud to me dally from d'S'erent parts or the country, which It. Is impracticable to answer in detail, I will take advantage ot your favor to answer ttu>ir. all at once,. "All the standard sllvsr. dollars Issued from 'tho mints since the pissaee of the act.jjf^JSTS now amounting (o more than $4$'00<W()0," have" been colnml on public account ffcpiri bullion purchased by the government', and are. legal-tender In payment of alL-ftlebts, public and private, without regard to the amount, except when other- wlsoVexpressly stipulated Ir. the contract between.•'•the parties. They heloriR to the government when coined ar.d they are paid- out by ; the government at.a parity with Kold <.or property ar.d services'of all kinds, and -.rec'e'lved from the people at a parity with gold ln : the payment o? ill public dues and demands. ... "The Bovernment has ma;'e no discrimination between the coins. f the two metals,gold having- been paid on.Its coin obllga-^ tlons when ffold was demanded, and silver having been paid when ijll.-er was de-. miinded. Under this policy the coinage has been so limited by law and the policy of the treasury department that .the amount coined haj not bcei,:.:e so sreat as to drive the more valuable coin, gold, out of use, and thus destroy the basis of our monetary system; and so long as tho two metals are of unequal commercial value, at the ratio established by law, this limitation upon the coinage Is. In my opinion, absolutely essential to th-s. maintenance of their parity In effectlnR exchanges. It constitutes the principal saf<-puard for the protection of our currency atrolnsl the depreciation which the expertjncu of all countries has shown vould otherwise result from the attempt to use two legal tender coins of the same denomi.i'«.tlon, but of unequal value. -If the limitation wero removed, confidence in the ability of the government to preserve equality In the exchangeable value of the rolns would be destroyed and the parity would be lost long "before tho amount o< sliver coinage had become really, excessive.. . "WlthNfree and-unllmlro 1 ! r.jlnagre of silver on account of private Individuals arid corporation!! the government would be under fia moral obligation to maintain the. parity as.'J.; moreover. It'would be, unable to do so, because the volume of overvalued silver forced Into the circulation by a lesal tender provision :wou!d soon expel gold from the country or put such a premium upon It that'll wouJ-ITje impossible to procure and- hold In the treasury a sufficient amount to prpvlde fir the redemption of silver on presentation, • Tn order to maintain, the.parlty..under-?uch conditions -ttie government would be compelled from the beginning' to 'xchanse gold for silver dollars and their paper representatives ; whenever demanded, Just as It now exchanges gold for Its own notes when demanded; and, B.B the colnago of silver dollars would be" unlimited, ard, therefore,, constantly Increasing, a poln: would soon be reached where 't would be Impossible to continue the process of redemption. "The implied obligation of the government to preserve the value of the money which It coins from Its o-vn bullion and for Its own use, and which forces its citizens to receive in exchange tor their property and service, had been supplemented by two statutory declarations which substantially pledge tho public faith to the • maintenance of that policy. The act of July 1-1, 1S90, after providing-that the secretary of the treasury should, under such regulations as ho might prescribe, redeem tho treasury notes Issued Ir the purchase of silver bullion In sold or silver, at his discretion, declared that It Is 'the established policy of the United States to maintain the two- metals on a. parity with each other upon the present legal ratio, or such ratio as may be provided by law," and the act of November 1,1S93, again declares it to be 'the policy of the United States to continue the use of both gold and ellver aa standard money, and to coin both gold and silver Into money of equal intrinsic and exchangeable value, such quality to be secured through international agreement, or by such safeguards of leg'slatlon as will insure the maintenance of the parity of value ot the coins ot the two metals and the equal power of every dollar at all times In the markets In the payment of debts.' "With knowledge of these assurances, the people have received these coins and have relied confidently upon the good faith cf their government, and the confidence thus Inspired has been t most Inportant factor In the maintenance of the parity. The public has been satisfied that, so long as the present monetary system Is preserved, the government will do whatever Its moral obligations and expressed declarations require It to do, and very larrcly as a consequence of this confidence in the pood faith of the executive authorities the silver colria have not depreciated in value. It Is not doubted that whatever can be lawfully done to maintain equality In the exchangeable value of the '.wo metals will bo done whenever it. becomes necessary, and, although silver dollars and silver certificates have not, up to the present time, been received In exchange for gold, yet If the tlmo BhaJl ever come when the parity cannot be otherwise maintained such exchange will be made. It-U-the-duty of the- secretary if the treasury and of all other public jfflciala to execute In good faith the policy declared by :congreas, and wjnenever be shall be.satisfied that tho ullver dollar can- no t be kept equal in purchaslig- power with no- gold dollar, except by receiving It In exchange for the gold dollar, when such exchange li demanded. It will be bis duty •o adopt thaf course.' But If-'our present iollcy is adhered to and ,the coinage Is Jtept irlthln reasonable limits, the means here- •oforo employed for the maintenance of lie parity will doubtless be found sufficient in the-future, and our silver dollars and silver certlflcaten -will continue to circulate at par with gold, thus enabling the people'to use both metals. Instead of one inly, as- would bo the case .If the parity vero destroyed by free coinage. : J. O. CARLISLE." . • Oumha.Bank .in Trouble. Omaha', JS T eb., Sept. 36.—The Midland- tate. bank, a North sidd institution of his city, is in tbjjhnnds of the banking•card 1 'ns o rW^WJf'.a'long 'a'cd stesdy i-ithdrawal. Its deposits were about WSiOOO.'--'.'' "'•:••< "- '":'' .'..•'', "•'' •"' " WITHIN OUR BORDERS. News Briefly Told from Various Towns in Indiana. Prohibition Ticker, ' Indianapolis, lud.. Sept. 16.—Felix , T McWhirter, chairman of the prohi- / bition part\ - , filed the noicinations of i his party. When the convention wa» | held in February the Indiana prohibitionists adopted a "broad-gauge" platform. When the split occurred at Pittsburgh nearly all the nominees of i this convention followed the. "National" branch and resigned from the ticket. , Mr. McWhirter stayed with the old party and he and the other remaining ' members of the state committee fixed 'up the ticket by correspondence. The ticket is as follows: Governor, T^eander IT. Cyst. Thorntown; lieutenant governor, William Edeerton. Dunrelth; secretary of state, Henry C. Pitts, Manilla; auditor of staff, Samuel 51. . Thompson. Shelbyrille; trco^urer of state, Preston Ryder, Crothersville; attorney- general, Cutler A. Dobbins, Shoals; statistician. El wood Haynes. Kokomcr reporter of the supreme court, William L. , Lenfesty, Marlon: superintendent of public Instruction. Charles M. Lemon, Dillsboro; electors at large. Benjamin Watson, In- • dlanapolis; Jason Henley, Portland Jofl-craou U* thu JSmOloui. Indianapolis, Jnd., Sept. 10.—Under the election law of this state each political party must have a device, at the head of the ticket to be voted, and the national democrats have selected » bust of JetlersoD, in contradistinction of the rooster, which has been emblematic at party fealty in the past, and •whicli still stands its the emblem of the democratic-populist combine m this state. The state electoral commission hasalsobecnnotified that the title under the device will be * National Democratic rnrty." * Struck by a Train. Crown Point, Ind., Sept, IG.—Section No, 2 of train 85, west-bound on tb« Pnn-Handle road, ran into a wagon driven by John Orndorf, a wealthy farmer, at the crossing near North Judson, a small town about ten mile* east of here. Both horses vrcre instantly "killed and Orndorf was tossed about 30 feet in the air and injured so that his recovery is impossible. Sentenced for Five Yearn. Crown Point, Ind.,"Sept. 1C.—Frank J. Merrick, tlie diamond, thief, was sen- U'jiced .10 five years' imprisonment in the Indiaua prison north by Judge Gil- lottii. Merrick broke into Maltman'B house ntllammond and stole valuable diamonds while the family were away at a summer resort. TTewas brought back from Denver. Want H Keeetrer. ' Portland, Ind., Sept. 1C.—A complaint was filed iu.court asking for an aecoxmt- ing and receiver for the Marietta Glass company of Red Key. Ind. The suit is .the'.result of a disagreement among the stockholders only, as the company ia very strong financially and is in a prosperous condition. The capita) stock is $50',000. .. Bln« Ribbon Corn. , s Walkerton, Ind., Sept. 1C.—John Bell, living Bear-this place, has IS acres of •corn which averages 12 feet in height* Some of the stalks are over 13 feet. The ears axe six fec.t above the ground and . average'a foot long. Many of the stalks imve two ears. The crop will run 75 ; bushels to the acre. Mu»t N ot Pollute White River, i Indianapolis, Ind.. Sept. 16.—Judge ' Baker, of the United States court, gave his decision in the famous case of the Indianapolis Water company against the American S<rawboard company for pollution of White river. He found . ngainst the company and fined it $250. . Potter. Connty Fair Optttl. Valparaiso', Ind., Sept. 16.—The twen- .' . ty-tbird aniiual exhibition of the Porter County Fair association opened with 1 every department showing an unusually large number of entries. Twelva hundred and fifty dollars is hung up in the speed department. ' Not Guilty. Jeffersonvillc, Ind., Sept. 16.—Dr. W. L. Breyfogle, ex-president of the Monoa road, was acquitted by the jury in thir^— circuit court of the charges of embezzlement and forgery. Four othe* charges are yet standing against him. Resumed BniinGki. Wabnsh,Ind., Sept. 16.—E. H. Murray, Seller in dry goods here, whose store ivas closed on an attachment for $2,0pp by a Chicago firm, has satisfied the claim ond resumed business. Gone to Mexico. Ashland, Wis., Sept. 16,—The preliminary hearing in the case of the state vc. Henry TJ. Besse, of Butternut, for embe/.zling public funds, was set for Tuesday, but when the case was called the' defendant failed to appear. He hag IcftforMexico. Besseliasbeenoneof the most prominent men in northern. Wisconsin . His trouble rises from the col- Ijipse of a private bunk owned by himself and brother. ^ Defeat for Insuritcntt. .Havana, Sept. 1C.—Mnj. Ambel reports a-fight with the insurgents on the fnrm of Ixjna Cebrian and Puerto Es- : coridido. in Matnnzas. He took thej[r .. ., fortified position and found SO of them • killed. They left 21 guns and 2,000 cartridges. The troops had one killed and six; wounded. Pout Office- Clerk* In Sc»«Ionl Denver. Col., Sept. 1C.—The Nations! ; Association of Po^t Office Clerks, which to-holding its seventh annual convention in this citv, has adopted resolutions de- , Clnring.tbat it is, wholly a upn-parti»ML •• -' • " :

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