The Carroll Sentinel from Carroll, Iowa on September 21, 1894 · Page 3
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j,'" l v r CARLISLE'S STATEMENT Coinage of Silver Dollars Under 1 tfis Administration. tWOLB SAM TOOK A BACK SEAT, ^ttitntgration Qnosllon Stood In tho Way of • Treaty With ,Tnp»n—Rnltroad Coin* , pnnle* tvjll 1'iij- Incruiuod TAX on Immigrants From Canadn—Orders Issued by »*e War Depnrtumnt—Washington News WASHINGTON, Sept. 18. — Secretary Carlisle has mode a statement concern- fAg the coinage of silver dollars under this administration, the coinage being wnder the unrepenled paition of the Vheranan act. It shows that since the »dministrat!on came into power 1.&17,- lisa standard silver dollars have been eoined, of which 520,089 have been seig- *iorago. • The secretary sayst "While the law provides, that redeemed treasury notes way be reissued, it also imposes an express limitation upon the power to re- isstij by declaring that no greater or less •mount of suck notes shall be outstanding at any time than the cost of the silver bullion and the standard silver dollars coined therefrom then held in the treasury purchased by such notes. When •nch notes are redeemed in gold there is no obstacle in the way of their reissue because such redemption does not effect the stock of silver held in the treasury under the act of July 14, 18!'0, but when they are redeemed with silver coined • from the bullion purchased under that act they must be retired and cancelled, for otherwise they would be, after the redemption and reissue, a greater amount of notes outstanding than the cost of the silver originally purchased and then held in the treasury and this is expressly prohibited by the statute. Redemption of Treasury Notes. "The purpose of congress was to prevent the duplication of the currency, •which would be the case if the notes and the silver are purchased with the notes could be Outstanding at the same time. Treasury notes received in the ordinary course of businev- or if redeemed in gold «r exchanged for silver dollars not coined from bullion purchased under the act of July 14, 1890. are not retired and cancelled. AU such notes are reissued. Prior to July 1,1890, silver dollars to the •mount of |8fl,21ti,a«t were coined from the bullion purchased under tho act. The socalled gain or seignorage arising from this coinage was IB.W.bOtf, which was paid into the treasury as a miscellaneous receipt, leaving |2U,4sO,4ol to be held as a fund to provide for tho redemption of the treasury notes, as pro- Tided by law. At the beginning of the present administration this sum of fa9,- 480,461 was still in the treasury and •tandard silver dollars to the amount of 11,597,223 have been coined since that time. Of this last sum, however, !JB20,- 70» was seignoriage, leaving $1,077,144 to be held in the treasury, / liedneui In Kind of Money Demanded. "It appears, therefore, the whole coinage under the act has been $31,OOf»,4H7, and that the amount to be held in the treasury for redemption purposes was |80,f»57,00(». Of this sum $4,131,(M)0 have been used in the redemption of the notes and that amount has been retiroid and cancelled. No treasury note has been redeemed in silver unless silver was de- rounded, the policy nnd practice of tho department iiaving always been tore- deem in the kind of money demanded by the holder of n note. The presentation of treasury notes for redemption iu silver began in August, it.78, when there was a great scarcity of currency of email denominations, and thore was redeemed during that month $t ( 278,2«7, which is the largest amount that has been presented during any one month. "As shown above, there were held in the treasury at tho beginning of this administration fc!0,480,4«l in silver coined from tho bullion purchased under tho act of July 14, !MH). Notwithstanding the fact that $1,107.U28 have been coined •luce that tirao, there are now on hand only tao. now receiving Its n«ntirti<mt and requires au artillery garrison. Fort Colttmbtis, on governor's island, will hereafter fee an infantry post, to bo ultimately, increased to n full regiment. Tho total number of companies now serving ease of the Mississippi is 100. In future it will ba 11», occupying ))1 posts. The gain to the east of course cornea from the wwt, but the number of posts remaining west of the Mississippi is 4U and those are garrisoned by 5(45 companies, without counting the Indian companies, of which there are seven. It will, therefore, be seen not more than two-thirds of the regular army still remains in the west. Congress has ordered the building of two new posts, one in Montana and one in Arkansas. When these are completed other points will be given up and the troops still further concentrated. General Howard's command will be increased by 1H companies; the department of the Platte loses seven, Colorado four and Dakota eight. UNCLE SAM TOOK"A"BACK SEAT. Immigration Question Stood In the Way of a Treaty With J»pan. WASHINGTON, Sept. 18.—In the ratification of the new treaty between Great Britain and Japan at Tokio on Aug. 25, the United States, for the first time since Commodore Perry, in 1854, opened the ports of Japan to our trade nnd negotiated the first treaty of commerce, has allowed a European .power to take the initiative in forwarding the recognition of Japan aa a fully civilized sovereign power. The United States would have preceded Great Bratain in cementing the friendship of the Japanese by wiping out the obnoxious system ot ex-territorial jurisdiction had it not been for the disturbing elements with which the British were not obliged to contend. The most important of these was the question of immigration. Certain western senators have looked with apprehension upon the possibility of an invanion of Japanese coolies, bring, ing with them questions of as grave iin- portano* as the Chinese labor problem. The pressure on this account was so strong 'that the state department was obliged to request that in the new treaty there should be included some safeguards against Japanese immigration. The Japanese government has not been unwilling to consent to this, but the difficulty has been to arrange terms such as would be mutually satisfactory. SHOT WHILEUNTING. D. M. W»lty, a Prominent braskan, Accidently Killed, PLEASES Gold ItMpfV TREASURY TEYINO TO IMPEACH MAYOR BEMI3 Will Return Columbian Hello* WASHINGTON, Sept. i«.—The state department is making preparations to return to their owners the Columbian relics exhibited at the World's fair. It is expected the Machiaa will be ready to sail from Now York next month. She will sail directly for Cadiz, Spain, where the relics will be returned to the Spanish government with a letter from President Cleveland to the queen regent, thanking her in behalf of the government and the people of the United States for the loan of the articles. The Machiaa will then go to Naples, whore tho secretary of the embassy at Rome will take charge of tho Vatican rolica and return them to Rome with a letter from the president to the pope.' . Showing Made by Odd Fellow*. WASHINGTON, Sept. 18.—The annual report of Theodore A. Boss, grand secretary and adjutant general of the Indo. pondont Order of Odd Fellows, says tho business depression throughout the country has retarded tho growth of the order. He says because of the great depression of business in every channel it was generally expected that the outcome would be worse, but instead of a net guin aa iu iwa, a loss of the order would be recorded. The financial statement shows that $ 100,0i)0 has been received and f 7ft,- 280 expended during the year. The grand treasurer has f )8,25l cash on hand, 180,000 of railroad bonds and other items, making the total assets of the sovereign grand lodge f 107/<81. Impeachment ProctixlInRi. Preferred 1»y Councilman Acnlnih Omntm'n Mnyor. Bishop 8oaiinell'a Contnuint Cnso—Gu«- tnvo IMnnslto In Jail For Stealing llogf. Church Howe's Hum llnrnnd, FREMONT,'Sept. 1H.—David M. Welty, president of the Nebraska Harness company of this city uud a prominent citizen, was accidentally shot and killed Monday evening while hunting in company with his young son, Dick, and F. A, Sears. Ho was hunting at Patrick's lake, six miles northonst of Fremont. Sears and young Welty were hunting together nnd went quite a distance from D. M. Welty. When they were ready to come home they returned to the place where they left him and shouted for him, but could get no response. They then searched and finally found Mr. Welty lying on his face dead with a gaping wound in his breast. Tho heart had been penetrated by part of tho load of shot. His gun lay about six feet from him with the left barrel discharged. Mr. Sears and youug Welty brought the body home with them, D. At. Welty was for mnny years a prominent business man of Omaha. TRYING TO IMPEACH MAYOR BEMIS. Cliargo* oUnipcncltmcnt Preferred Against Omahn'ti Mayor by Couiicllmon. OMAHA, Sept. 18.—The hearing of Mayor Bemis in the district court began Monday on charges of impeachment preferred by two members of the city council. The matter grew out of a political wrangle. The mayor is charged with violating the law in spending money on the starving members of Kelloy's army and failing to prevent gambling in the city. The trial will consume several days and is expected to be sensational. The mayor is also charged with participating in the proceeds of a contract for the sale of real estate to the city. Mayor Beinis is now serving his second term and regards tho proceedings as merely an effort to annoy him. OFFICIALS. H.i* liouii Steadily Climbing thn I'not Montti. Sept. to.— The net cash in tht' treasury nt the close of busin<?sa Friilay wns$l2?,lGH,441, of which $5(1,. 8'lK,r>a.t represented the gold reserve, Tlw ffM reserve has been steadily climb- ins upward for the past mon*-h. On Aug. H it roachod its lowest point in the record of the department, |g9,1^0,riOO. Sinci- that date it has increased almost .$5,(.>no,000 ana tho has largnly allayed the fears of treasury officials. During the past week it has increased over $1.100,000. This increase is accounted for by the surrender of gold voluntarily by banks and its exchange for small notes. During tho. past week $810,000 have been -so exchanged. Tho MRS. LEASE IS ID LINE. Annou->ces She Will Support t LewelJing For Governor. goes from there to Callawny county to make four speeches. He has appoint, ments in every county in his district, closing hero O;t. 27. 8TJGAE PLANTERS balance of the increase ia t';-,q to the purchase of bullion at Hel-xi : Donvef and Charlotte, N. C. Tho J...jely increased output of gold i:i Coli,,-fido and Montana piles up the go! .1 r, serve and it finds its way directly to the assay office of tho government. IMPORTANT CONCENTRATING FEDERAL TROOB6. Or<l«r< luuetl by tho War Dcpitrtiuant Pinning th« Army mt Central I'olnti. WASHINGTON, Sept. 18.— The orders anxiously awaited in army ciroles providing for extensive changes in the location of tho United States troops was issued Monday. Accompanying tho now order the war department wakes public the following statement-. The order for the discontinuance of three recruiting posts, Davis Island, Co- luiubia barraola and Jefferson barrack, contained in the announcement, tho troops to occupy these stations would •oon bo designated. The orders now in- •uud by the war department, tuid which have for tsoiue time been nude? consideration by Secretary Lumout and Genuru! fiohofleld, provide garrisons for tho old recruiting denote and uUo contemplate « considerable concentration of the troops. Several of tht smaller station* «ast of tbe Mississippi o# woll au a few in too western country uro given up as no Two rugimenta that east, in wholo or in part, aro the Third and Sixth cavalry, tho Thirteenth ami Seventeenth infantry noctpjary •re to be lUllrondii Will r»jr the T»». WASHINGTON, Sept. 18.—The commission of immigration received a letter from Mr. McNichol, general passenger agent of tho Canadian Pacific railroad saying all. the Canadian transportation companies carrying immigrants into tho United States had agreed to pay the increased taj, fl, imposed by the sundry civil appropriation act. UkkuU Land Or»nt« Approved, WASHINGTON, Sept. 18,—Acting Scoro- tary Sims bus approval land grants in South Dakota as follows; Roform school, 4,003 aeirs; public buildings at tho cnpitnl, K,iir»«i Btrtto normal schools, 10,MO. Thuso grunts wore made hy the act admitting the state into the union, The selections are n>ado by the state triuu the surveyed lands. llo»u OriUriU luCbllw, WASHINGTON, Sept. )«.—The navy department ordered United StaUe steamships Maohias and Detro/t to China to reinforce tho Asiatic squadron. Tho vowels will reach their destination early in December. Railroad Extension From Sioux City Sioux CITY, la., Sept. IS.—The officers of the Eastern Nebraska and Gulf road are preparing to build the 8rst section of thoir road from Sioux City southeast to Homer, Neb. The company has arrangements made to build the first 20 miles of this road this fall, operations to commence at South Sioux City, Neb., The company is a local one here, but is supposed to be backed by the Great Northern, and to have as its object a Great Northern connection with Omaha. His Walk Too Severe. GK.VND ISLAND, Neb., Sept. in.— 3. W. Rapert, who is walking from New York to Sun Francisco on a wager of $5,000, arrived here in a very poor condition and behind time. At Chapman he got no lodging, and had to remain out all night. His legs nre swollen, and it is not believed by those who saw him that he will make the trip. He must reach San Francisco by Dec. 1 or lose, and it will require 3fl miles of walking every day. Church HotTu't Uarn Burned. ADUUK.V, Neb., Sept. 18.—Hon. Church Howe's barn burned. The horses were all saved, but about WJO tons of hay, 2,000 bushels of wheat, 000 bushels of oata, with several buggies and wagons, were destroyed. The loss will bs about 113,000 and tho insurance is |d,000. It was the best barn in tho county. Charged With S trallng Hog.. NORFOLK, Nob., Sept. 18.—G, Mansko waa arrested charged with stealing 10 hogs from the feed yard of W. H. Bnt- terfiold, ono mile north of town. He had sold thorn to J. Shannon of Hoakins. Cnrllslo Ilnliln that a I action of (ha Me- Klnloy Act Una Not l;,-cii Ileppiileil. WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 __ Secretary Carlisle in answer to iv letter from Francis D. Monlton & Co., New York, made an important decision with reference to salt imported for tho fisheries. Moultou inquired whether salt imported for the fisheries was still free of duty ss under the McKinley act. The secretary, after citing the section of the act of lt)90 providing for the free importation in bond of salt used in curing fish taken by ves sels licensed to engage in fishery and curing fish on the shores of the navigable waters of the United States and also for the refund of duty to exporters of the meats cured with imported salt, says: "While this is language v. hich is omitted in the present law, it does not appear to be inconsistent with the provisions thereof. The, department, therefore, holds tho paragraph cited has not been repealed, and that dutiable salt in bond may continue to be withdrawn for curing fish free of duty." Lumbermen at Denver. DENVER, Sept. 15.— In the convention of the United States Association of Lumbermen, papers regarding yellow pine were read by J. W. Amerman of Texas and H. H. Folk of Mississippi. The election of officers resulted as follows: President, W. J. Barry, Fairbury, Neb.; first vice president, G. A. E. Simpson, Minneapolis; second vice president, B. W. English, Denver; secretary and treasurer, J. L. Lane, Kansas City. Luc'unla Queen of the Salt. LONDON, Sept. 15.—The Lucanin reached Queanstown at .1:4? a. m., making tha passage from New York in 5 days, 8 hours, 80 minutes. The Lucania. by her present performance, firmly establishes her position as "queen of the sea," having cro»od the oceau in both directions in less time than any other steamer. Ponce'* Challenge to Slmtroth. DENVER, Colo.,Sept. 15.—Cougressman Pence, candidate for re-; lection on the Populist ticket, has challenged John Shafroth, his Republican opponent, to engage in a series of joint debates throughout the district. Hoik tlio Democratic Party In n Body anil Boolnro For Frotectlon ot American Jn- dustrle?—Somo of llrccklnrlclgc'g Strong* est Sitppnrtcra Acknowledge Ills Ucfuut. Congressman Bland'a Campaign. TOPKKA, Sept. IK.—Mrs. Mary E. Lease has not been .billed for iwy speeches by the Populist stato central committee during tho present campaign because it IIHS been generally supposed she would not support Governor LtsVeil- ing and tho ticket nominated. She attended the big Populist rally at Hughes' Grove, near this city, and was called npon by the audience to make a speech, and she surprised everybody with one of her old-time Populist speeches, throwing into her effort all her vigor and brilliancy. She catne out squarely for Lew- elliug and tho entire state'ticket, giving the state administration her unqualified indorsement, "There is but one political party," said the great female champion of Populism, "tho governors of which, like tho governor of this state, would issue a tramp circular and dare to take the side of the poor, unemployed workiugmen and say they shall not be treated like criminals. Our state officers have made mistakes, I know; but who has not? \Ve have got to close up our ranks. Wo will have to forget our personal grievances in this contest. There was a time when the liberty bell rang out the glad tidings of independence. Oh, what a crash there was. Men cried that they were being trampled to death and the crowd said, 'What does the life of a man auiouut to when the fato of a nation is at stakei" And now I say: What do personal grievances amount to when the welfare of a nation is in danger?" Mrs. Lease was very enthusiastically cheered when she predicted the election of a Populist president in 18U6. BRECKINRIDGE'S MEN GIVE UP. Probabilities O f • Contest Are Not Very Grost at Present. LEXINGTON, Sept. If.—Everything is quiet here, the nomination of Owens being conceded. When Owens' men claimed the nomination by n decisive Jonon tins Not Received It, NEW YORK, Sept. If .—Semitor Jones of Nevada was questioned in regard to * letter sent him by Chairman Coffin of th« Nevada Republican state central committee ueking him to resign from the senate. Senator Jones snicl: "I have not as yet received such a letter and consequently cau say nothing in regard to it. As tho committee has :rivon their letter to tlio papors, I presume my answer will have tho same publicity." Congressman CatnenfUI Nominated Again. SACRAMENTO, Cal., Sept. in.— The Democrats of the Second congressional district have again nominated Congressman Caruenitti. The convention nominated Cameuitti several days ago, but lie declined tho honor. This time he will accept it. ADVENT1ST About CAMP MEETING CLOSED. a Hundred Convert* ISnptlzed IB The Cottonwool! Klvcr. EMPORIA, Kan., Sept. 18.— The two weeks annual camp meeting of the Kansas conference of Seventh Day Adventists, held at Soden's Grove, near this city, has ended. Over 1,000 people were in camp from all parts of the state, Nearly 200 wall tents were on the ground, with two large tabernacle tents, one for English and the other for German services. About 1UO baptisms took place in the Cottonwood river. Over f 3,000 was contributed at the meeting for home and foreign missions. Rev. C. McReynolds, of Topeka, is president of the association. ... Ul»hoi> Sottimoir, Coutoinpt Gam. OMAITA, Sept. 18,— The case of contempt against Bishop Scanned for refusing to obey a district court injunction was continued one month to enable tho prelate to secure more evidence. WUI KnterUIn the State OIUoUU WEfiT POINT, Neb., Sopt. JS.—Qover- »or Crounse, Auditor Moore, Warden Boomer and other state officials will visit the Cuniing county fair at West Point Wednesday^ _ tow IU<«« For Lvuoruri. CHICAGO, Sept. !».— In pursimeo of its policy announced a few days ago, the Illinois Central railroad states it will iiuike rates of fU to Memphis, fu to Greenville. *ld to Vicksburg ami *ia to Hilton Rouge for laborers dveiriiur to peek work iu tho south. Tho rate* are only for parties of five traveling on one ticket. Placed Under Mllliary Arrett. MADRID, Sopt 15.—General Franceso do Bourbon, who last week issued a manifesto claiming heritage to the house of France, will bo kept under military arrest for two mouths for issuing tho manifesto. loiru Olil Settlor* Sfnor, MALVEUS, Sept. 15.--Tho annual reunion of old settlors of Pottawnttamie, Fremont and Mills counties held here was a success in every way. Bear Admlrnl HuAuluy Dantl. JAMESTOWN, K. j., Sept. J5.—Roar Admiral Edward O. McAuloy died at his summer homo hero. Interment will place in Philadelphia. In I tho wboie Twentieth infantry *t*tiou at Port heaven worth. The Tenth iB/untry that hat heretofore been iwattwed Mwoeu flve uo«ta from tho Pttciflo wiait to the Mississippi VH Hoy will now couio together at Forte Sill aud Reno, while the whole Fifth regiment formerly pecuwytug ftv» station*, will bu «w0i»Wad nt Fort HoPhenou, Cta. A» goon as ohaugtin are inudo iu the quarters at Jufforeou barracks uud Columbus barracks tho two troop* of cavalry now ordered to tlw former will be Joined by four other troops, w ,d (j, tt n . lUttludur of tliu kkweuttwttb infantry will Iw «eut to Columbus borrodk*, waking thti latter a rqfiuitfutnl ixwt. p«vit» W* Mid will bo ocwjpiwl by the uitiloty w 4 modern tortittwiUou that h«» been cou- utniotod th«ru to Cfciumuud tho wund en. harbor, wfaitfh. jb Aiuauod » fortune of •3,OUO,(M)O. 8r. PAUL. Minn., Sept, IK—byuinnO. Dayton, ono of tho pioneers of St. P«nJ, who uinikssed u fortune of $t<,OQii,0(ki in real estate, died at Aberdeen, S, D,, thu immediate cnusy O f his doath being tho amputation of his right leg. Mr. Payton oaiue to St, l l '»wl from Providence, R. 1., in 1H4B. «e aud his father pur- oliutitid (MO «urgi of laud in wbitt i* now tho center of St. Paul. After milking a fortuiw in real estate he studied law at Poiu/hkoenlu, N. Y., and practiced tor u time iu Now Vork City. In recent year* ho has been largely interested Iu town Bitw iu both North and South Dakota. V*I»U01» ItHltHU Ol'V|t l>«UI«fa<|. SAN FBANWSCO, Sept. w.—Information has been received that continued raina have damagud the Valencia ra.i«<m orou aud that Bpunish ' • K,, e u Moulin?'* UulsvUU'. 7 ; jftlrfl UttUUook '""' l'U(«Uuri{, Si JliiltlniDre, 10. \\ouvoriHciiuiiliiB miU Uubluwu. awoiKl a«i.i l .-J'llt«bmv, n DulUmoro, 4. Khrui ana Wtwvor; fsi.ur »iul lt«uiU4o«. Urn- plru, littllD. «il. lAiul*. «! l»o»tou,ft. Htvwlw, Mlllgr "' tlltivulltiul. ri HI; Brooklyn, 0, ti u ||| vim Bml Lfiuplr«, Mo. «i New York, ». drawn all o packew uave with until the ejteut of the iluiuwge can be usoortaluod, This uuw« will undoubtedly have the i-ttuut of iuui voting the prioa, fa California raisins uud jjrowyrs of the st|»to aro au- piously awaiting «ouUnu»tlttu of Wthl'KllN l.B.VllllW UAUB8. Uj MiuiivniiolU, a. WIFE MURDERER^ DAVIS SHOT. llu Choie Thl. Mailo of Execution Profaning* to Hanging, LKHI, Utah, Sept. 13.-Enoch Davis, wife murderer was executed by bning' shot Friday, He cboso this mode of execution In preference to bunging. Six deputies, each armed with Winchesters, wure stationed in a tent, 10 i»iles from tho penitentiary. In tho tout wure six loopholes to shoot through. About BO ofliceri and reporters were present, but no ministers. At 1:40 he was placed in a chair with a blanket at tho back. Tho doutors pinned a bUok mark over tliu heart. At 10;-W the marshal culled "Miiko ro«dy, t«ke aim. fire." Six shots rang out, Davis moved slightly and at 10:45 gasped faintly. D^ith was prnotl. onlly hwtantaneuuM. Four bullo pierced tb» t'»lH»r. £)avU kitlud his wifo June 81 IS9'3, by bunting bur ovor I he head with a revolver. His defense was that •ho hud been unfaithful to him. Tho c«6u win carried to tho auurouio court ami an unvucceiufnl appeal WHS iimdo to tin) governor to cotnmuto thu sentence. plurality Saturday night, the Breckinridge men stood pat. Sunday they worked harder than ever. Monday it became known their representatives had been dispatched into different parts of the district to get all evidence of irregularities, either in voting or counting, with a view to contesting the nomination before the congressional committee, which meets at Frankfort next Saturday and which is the returning board that makes tho official count and declares the nominee. The committee was known to stand six for Breckinridge and four anti- Breckinri 'go, and as this committee baa done everything in its power for Breckinridge, tho Owens men were alarmed on finding that the Breckinridgo agents -wri-o at work with a view to presenting evidence for ft contest. They be. liove there was a well planned purpose to throw out tho vote of certain precincts and declare Breckinridge the nominee.. It was promptly announced that four members of tho district committee would make ft minority report Saturday and appeal to tlio Democrats. This meant tlr ' Owsns and Ureokinridgo would boni bo candidate* and fight to a finish iu November. Moantiuio the Republicans, who hold their convention here Sept. 20, b3gnn to regard their unnamed nominee 'is the favorite, and there was much excitement. Tho tide was turned Monday nftonwbn when B. J. Welsh, the coinuiittotnniin from' Ureekinridge's homo, and 0110 of his strongest supporters, announced that he would nuvor vote to go behind the returns. Aa this would leave tho committo A tie, or five to five in any event, and as other Breckjnddgo men on thn district committee declared themselves tho same as Welch, tho old guard of the silver tongned orator gave up tho struggle. It is not likely there will bo any more agitation. WENT OVER To_THE REPUBLICANS. Sugar I'lnntnr* Convmttlon nt Now Urloitu* Holla I lie Unmovrwllo I'ttrlf, NEW ORLEANS. Sopt, 18.—Tho sugar planters' convention Monday w»s a largo and very enthusiastic assemblage of the lending planters of Louisiana aud souiu of the most repre-sontativo men of New Orleans. Tho bolters from tho Domo- iTutic putty had everything their own w«y nnd tht> resistance to tlio program was but feebly iniido. Tbo convention Went over to iho national HopubHenn party in a lui ly. Mr. K. N, Pn K h ealloil tho mcoMiitf M order mid ox-Naval Oflii-er Uwrult, 1; Plnux OKy. it. uiul lioroUvr* uiul 'IVleily, II; Mlhvaukvu. 1. t'aruuuno umt uiul llulan. Uuiiilru, Cluiiiu—'i'uludu, j; jj mid lo , ami ItttplUH, ITi J{uu»tt» (Hly, 1(1, lihluuv «Mu»i Parby uuU UOU»|IUB. \Jm»ln, WthTKII.N AIWUUUTIOH QAMML Jl'orJu, li Uiii'iiln, s. J«l'!i»ouyJUe, (J; Ih'i Aloliiw, i. l.Ji't Uluuil, b; si. l»r»i> Anyullluil, IIOSTON, 8ept, 16.-Tho celebrated •nil of ty&.OUO diiniiigoa brought against Coiigrcwnmn E, A. Atorao of Canton, Muss., by Mrs. llulun M, Uotitfur, tho teinporanoe and womuu milTrugo ailvo- caio of La F«y«tto, lad., l«riuiuiiu«d Iw « victory for the daftnidaut. Tlio jury being out I hour and 4<t niiinito* roinlnroil a venliot of auijuittal. Mr. Slu-ppard, Mrs. (iougar's eotuibel, imme. diiilely luitdo applitmtion for n now trial. Cungnwiuiau Mowu wiw coiiKratulatud on all •Idea. Oltti>»r« ||NV« l)l>ugrtuiKblti K«|ii>rli>ii<>««. Mo,, Sopt. 16.—Unitwi Deputy Manhul llaydu and Col to from KiUMttoCity havobuun haviugaomo (lisii^ruaublo oxporioucfts iu ttttemptiug to capturothe Dallas iwuuty judgt* who arowttutod byJud»o PbUllps for con.- V*">l»t in rofuniug to Iwy a ta* to pay fraudulent railroad bond*, flaydo wont to Buffalo disguiiwl iu a laborer aud tried to arrest onu o( tho judge*. Ilo was knoojjod down und tho judgo Kcrnwhan WHS tfinpurnry and ox-Maj-or Vintage In Cnlifurnln Began. SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. !«.— The vintage in California has been begun. The earlier varieties of grapes are being gathered and the picking of the main crop will be started this week. The general estimate of the crop this year is from tR,- 000,000 to 18,000,000 gallons of wine. This is considerably below average. Hot weather during August did some damage and the only chance for an increase in the amount of wine would be rain during the next few weeks sufficient to swell the berries and add to the amount of juice in the grapes. Standard Oil Company win*. POEBLO, Colo., Sept. 18.— After Oct. I the petroleum refinery of the Rocky Mountain Oil company here will be closed down indefinitely. The low price of oil and the damage to the company's pipe lino from Florence in last summer's floods are given as the cause. Since tho erection of the plant the Standard Oil company has waged a severe war in prices against it and it is believed that it has finttllv.conj^ out stigc^sful. MAY INAUGURATE A BIG STRIKE. Strlkp Cn the History of tlio Cloth- log Tr»do Threatened BOSTON, Sept. 17.— There is every indication that within a few days there will be inaugurated here one of the biggest strikes in the history of the clothing trade of Zfow England. The various branches ol the trade hold meetings Sunday and indorsed tho recommendations of tho clothing trads council that tha lumping system be abolished and that tha weekly wage system be established; also that a uniform number of working hours bo established. The matter will bs brought bsforo a mass meeting of tho nniteil craft, atvl if the recommendations are' adopted by a two-thirds vote then a series of conferences with the manufacturers will bo held. If tho employers agruu to the domtmds then th« threatened strilto will bo averted, hut if they refuso a strike will be ordered at onuo. The operatives claim thoy are in a bettor shape Cor n struggle than their employer*. |as tho latter have beon awaiting the result of tho tariff bill, and con- sequontly are behind with their work. They also assert that they have overy- tiling to g»in wr\ nothing to loso, aa they nro ground down at the present beyond endurance. A feuturo tho men are ex. pectiuy will aid 'them is that owing to tho present strike in New Vork. the manufnoturen there have boon sending thoir work to b>* made nr. hero. $tavi<» NuB.luit Vur flrn Kt>rvi|;vc« \V~Ksr .SuraiioR, \Vis., St'pt. 17.— Major Muhuny, who was sent by Governor Peck to invwtisnto th« losses by firu in thu burned district in this state, has uomplott'd bU task. Tho imijor suya ajl that is needod now is «t<m<* for refugees from Uiirronotto aud Cumberland, Tho bunds of families, he says, will luivo work nil winter. <>s- chairman. 11oao\utiu .a woru luloptoti which prtsw lit'lief iu tlio doctrine of loull Aiiit'riiwn imliistriiw; dct-laro that tho pvuplo had uovor iwked (H>n K itws for a iKJiinty, but that when tho bounty lu\v was passed, it wiw ntganlinl us a for lit yoars and caiixod Dm of plnutatioiiit and tho oxjii'iulitiiros of tUu iiumoiiHu Mums (if moiu'.v m tlio pur- chusy of inuiloru iuaohim<ry aud in tho making uf oliilkjrutu improvi-nu>uU for ul con- with a gunuation of club*. iMimuiit.u«s vontiiin* thronghuiit tho bial view uf (il«etiii({ uiuiulHim of who \v(ll sliinU by tho nuii»iml ltt>[uibli linn party (a the organiisatiun oi' tlu Now V«rU Kvnubllvtiii Tlckvt.<M, N. V., Sopt. I*. -- tbo situatUm oh-inj:-', thu • H^tui Btutu tiokot will road liku titia: nor, U-vl i». Murto.i; in;- luM Kraiww lU-mtfioU.,; for tlm iwui-t uf appeals, Albert l'uii|;r«uu\4u Iklumt'* LBUANU.N, Alo,,Si>i>t. Ib. Uhmd left on a o,i wo>-kit' tir*t euuviws of «< ttylltt a Owi-ii. riouduil \vm, CoujrutiUMlonn. OKOUUETOWN, S^-pt. 17,-The people of Georgetown IIIUM not ceased i-olobrut- ing tho triumph of their honored fellow citizen iu tlm congressional primary eloo- tiou Saturday. Mr. Owtma has Vn-on flooded with congratulation* from all parts of tho country. H«> Imam tin- well victory with his usual iuod«Mty. Hloitmvr Hunk Iu MU»|i|>l, MKMI-IIIB, 8opt. 1 7.— Tho steamer Ulu« Wiut; struck » hidden snag near Oactola, Ark., and sank in 10 fuet of water. Tha boat ia u total wreck but tho uiirjfo it«n bo unveil. Thero w«ro aB pwsangura oa board, all <rfwhoui ru«oh«l »horo snfoly, Aoknuwlud|i«<< UU tluill. CITY, la., Bout. ia.— Uoorgo Howard, tlw yutitiK burjjlur who City Trowwrwr Uaorgu W. KO..IIU ehiuigwl hl» ploa of »ot K«nl aud wna oentoncod by Judgu three yours' imprisonnunit ut moau to Wudti to thu Ana- i«itl«ir frt«i> lit U A, tiii., Sept. 15. — Speaker Crisp iuUln«ied Uw Uirgisl galborlui thnt Inn uvi-r libtouod to u tpuvuli Iu thU iMiinty. iS.'Utttor Patrick \VaUh un». t-uUxl itt Uiu im-t>tii)g nud tho sjk»ukur WHS luiroilueukl by UeprwK-utaiivo Juuiu* C U.— Tho iittfu was hold up 11) tuilw norlli ol thi* i-ity by uiiwlwd highway men. \Vi,n«- f ju-go box wiu tHkeii, but the amount irf Iretwuru »ucaioU u unknwwu.

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