The Carroll Sentinel from Carroll, Iowa on November 23, 1894 · Page 5
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!M IB' fti iVfS fa i'd' C C i U A M ft C C m * nt tolJtd interior department for dls 1*<Un nnilUN 2» nnANufc&Uwfttttndet'the laws. These mw*. Treasurer Morgan Submits His Annual Report ARfi »0t UtflTlOIElfT, Decrease ot •BO.OlH.flOOM Comparer! With tatt fear—He t»lscuM«» the Oanies thsl i t>ed to the inane at tlandii to February. ) t)te!«M Military tt««er*Mloai—New tfejyf neie Treaty Ready Fof th« Setinte. i • WASHINGTON', Nov. 3d,—The treasurer of tha United States, Hon. H. D. Morgan, has submitted to Secretary Carlisle the anntml report on the operations and conditions of the treasury. The net ordinary revenues for the fiscal year ending June 80, cants omitted, were $297,723,^ 019, a, decrease of $«8,007,609 as compared with the year before. The net ordinary expenditures were $H57,088,a79, • decrease of $15,95>J,Q84. The treasurer remarks the impairment tlons are roar on Pttget sound, contain Ing 2,418 acreBj in South Dakota, For Bully reservation, containing a5,98 acres; In Arizona, Fort Bowie reserva tion, at},400 acres; in Wyoming) For McKinney reservation, 84,960 acres; in Nebraska, Fort Sidney reservation, 3.1UE acres; in Oklahoma, Fort Supply reserve tion, 4,820 acres. rtEPORT Wortt OP CHIEF HAZEN. Done by the Secret Service of tha treaiurr Depnrttnent. WA8ritNoTo», Nor. aa,—William P Hazen, chief of the secret service of thi treasury department, in his annual re port shows that during the year the tola number of arrests made was 087, nearly all of which were for violations of th< statutes relating to counterfeiting United States money. Of these arrestec about 800 were either convicted o: pleaded guilty, 139 are now awaiting the action of grand juries. The fines collected amounted to $5,907. The . . amount of altered or counterfeiting notes of the gold reserve, rendering necessary J captured during the year was $81,800 the issne of bends in February was coins, fiu.lBtt. There were also cap canoed chiefly by the depletion of the tured 184 plates from which counterfei 1 treasury, resulting from insufficient rev- notes had been printed* »8 dies, 1B6 2??'« ^he proceeds of this loan. were . molds and a large quantity of mis JBK,OW),000 in gold coin and certiHcates. cellaneons matter consisting of tools but during the month of February there I melting pots, etc. Chief Hazen states were redeemed $19,200,000 of notes in , that the events of the last year furnished gold, presumably to meet subscriptions t evidence of great activity among counter to the loan, so the net proceeds were feiters, the number of arrests reported •bout $ii«,50o,000. This, together with | for counterfeiting both notes and coins • gain of $1,500,000 in gold from ordi-1 largely exceeding that of any previous nary sources, brought np the reserve i year in the history of the service, during the month from (65,000,000 to $100,600,000, while tha net assets of the treasury, with an excess of $7,000,000 of expenditures over receipts for the month, increased from f 125,00(1,000 to $177,000,000. Affected by Deficient Revenues. During succeeding months, till the end of the first week in August, the reserve was affected by deficient revenues •nd withdrawals of gold for export, movement abroad having been stimulated by the necessity which the treasury was under of furnishing ro exporters new full weight after the supply of old pieces had become exhausted. The lowest point touched by tho resetve was New Japanese Treaty. WASHINGTON, Nor. 28.—There is good reason to believe that Secretary Gresham and Minister Kurino have added the finishing touches to the treaty between the United Spates and Japan and that thi document now awaits only the ratiflca tion of the senate and of the Japan government. The new treaty 1 abolishes after about five years, the system of con sular court jurisdiction which has been BO obnoxious to Japan and also treats ol commerce and trade relations. K*(er For the New Bond*. WASHINGTON, Nov. 28.—The only withdrawals of gold Thursday from the - «• - " " T»«wuv»«,«m«.M3 v*» £\SAVA JU*4U4PUt*y IIUIU bUC $52,118,000, on August 7, 1894. Prior to ' subtreasury at New York was fSO.OOC July, 1M>2, the gold reserve was but little affected by withdrawals of coin, there never having been any considerable demand for the redemption* of notes. Even when gold exports were heavy the metal was furnished by bankers from their vaults or was obtained from the treasury for gold certificates, of course without Impairment to the reserve. During the last two years, however, the treasury baa been called upon to furnish nearly the whole of the requirement* for exportation and there have recently been considerable withdrawals for other uses. To' the end of September the total redemption of United States notes in gold since the redemption of specie payments were |18\, 800,000 and the total redemption of the treasury notes in gold from their first issue were ftm,000,«)DO. Two. Important Krenta. The two important events of the year affecting that condition of the public debt were the issne of |5l),(KtO,uOO of 5 per cent bonds to replenish the i{old re- aerv* and the stoppage of the purchase of silver bullion by tha issue of the treasury notes. With reference to tke retirement of treasury notes the treasurer says that prior to August, 181)8, the treasury had boon able to provide for the redemption of treasury note) in" silver dollars oat of the holdings of free silver. On the Sd of that month, however, tha silver dollars and bullion in the treasury had become reduced to the amount required by law for tha payment of outstanding treasury notes and cortlflcates and ^t he demand for tb« redemption of notes continuing, it became necessary to draw upou the dollars coined especially for that purpose. The silver fund being thus impaired, the notes so redeemed were cancelled in order to preserve the required equality between the silver in the treasury and the notes outstanding. The total amount of the notes retired ia this way up to Oct. 81 waaH,W,434. The amount of the new issues ot United States paper currency pot into circulation during the year was (U&O,- WV.i&O, having been exceeded but once, in 1SP3, The amount of worn und mutilated notes redeemed waa f!UV,Oi>9,- WO, This also has be»n exceuuud but once, in IBUi). The total paper circuit)- tion reaoliod its highest point in May lasf, wlion it sf<xxl at ti.lTft.'OOO. Biuou then there has been a slight contraction. caused chiefly by the gradual rndomptum and retirement of gold certificates, tin issue of which wan gutpendiul, as thu law requires, when tha gold roservo of the treasury fell bolotv f 100,000,000, Tho amount of counterfeit silver coins •nd Craotionttl currency tlotoctod at tbo offices of the treasury dupiig tho year ,WBB ClO.oOO, aa iuoreaw of <fUOO over the year Wore. Under tho provision* of the last In* i by Charles Hathaway & Co., making tho total withdrawn since Nov. 13 fct.SOO,- ' 0<H». The bids for the new issue of bonds already received more than/ cover the |50,OUO,000, and the large bids expected from New York and otuer nearby cities will raise the total to nearly |75,00y,000. Official Notice Received. WASHJNOTON, Nov. 28, —The department of state has received the official notice from Minister Risley from Copenhagen of the promulgation of the decree absolutely prohibiting the importation into Denmark of American cattle and dressed beef, Examining Surgeons Named. • WASHINGTON, Nov. 2*1.—Dr. John H. Durliugatne was appointed a member ol the board of examin ng surgeons at Cherokee, and Dr. J. B. Carter of Iowa City, la, LOSE Three THREE Kansas REPRESENTATIVES. Not Cast appropriation act the face value of certain det'tuUtwl atute bonds and atoclcj formerly belonging to tho Mian truit fund have beon placed upon the book* of the trwisury to tho credit of the leveral trihw, to draw iuteraot at the rato of 5 nor oent per annum and the. bond* and •tooka have beoowe the property o( tha United Stutes. ^ There was an increase during tho mwoffi,f>&V,W>bttbe fac« value of |ho baud*, held oo nowunt of th« slaking fuud* of tbe Paoiftfl r»llroaa», which amounted ou July KO, ft.OW.OOO. Notwithstanding a oh jiga InUu *•• •HlattQiu wlwaby senders of national muk note* for redemption wen required (o bear the charges for U-<u«porwUou, the rtKlwiutiujw were the heaviest »lncu IWjtt, *iaouaUu# to $IW»,<WU,<WO or wore half of tlve average ohouJaHon. VMI»M v L order *ud in conforajty with of (he g*B»raJ §o« o| Juo* 0, •moberof uiiteM oUUt«ry rMt lirii teM«t turwa »vw ty UM ww Counlla* Old Enough Vote*. TOPEKA. Nov. 83.—Thre« counties in Kansas lose their representatives. The next Kansas house of representatives, which will elect a United States senator in January, will thus have but 133 members, instead of 12ft, the number that has been counted on np to this time. A state law provides that no county casting less than 2<HI votes shall be entitled to a representative. The official oount shows that Grant county oast UM votes; Steven*, 119, andSeward, 197. The counties losing their lepresenta- tiou this year are all Republican, although there will be a contest made by the Populists of Stevens county. The three counties concerned will be entitled to a delegate in the hou-e, who can draw pay and mileage, but has no vote, Oklahoma Statehood Convention. GDTHHIB, Q. T., Nov. U8.—A call has been issued by the chairman of the Democratic territorial executive committee for a statehood convention to be bold Nov. SB at El Reno. The question of single statehood is paramount to all other territorial matters at present and groat efforts are being pnt forth to have tho matter settled at the next session of congress. Dimocruts, Republicans and Populiats are all binding their energies toward gaining thi* i>umt uml tho prea eut outluw depredations uml the favorable v«!)*»rt of • ho Dawes cpjiiuiiddion will bo pui .onvurd as the most formidable •rguutuute. •hooting wsd Stabbing- Affray. OTTAWA, Kan., Nov. 28.—Chariot and Henry Luthrop, Ottawa business men, who were out for a time this morning, struck the wrong house, kicking in tho door. Ctmrlee was shot doutl, aud Henry was seriously wounded. The corouur gave the corpse to Undertaker' Bosnians, which so ouraged an opposition undertaker tb«t ho stabbed Sowlo 4, wound ia terloul. «l«v* Ktkio* to B* 8«a«ior. WUBSUNQ, W, Va., Nov. »8.-A can. vans of Republicans elected to tho legislature removes all doubt of tH election of B. B, Elklna to the United States negate. Evory member from the Souutul •nd Fourth' coogrewlonal districts bava declared for bini, with over half of tuoau iu the Third and firat. Jury Vsi»ii*rat** VJUiJuiiauiu. Bv»AOU8», N. V., Nov. 8a.-TUe lw« que«t over (tie ba«|y of Prim Fighter Blordau, who whiU tparrlng wt(U flob Ktt«»iwvuo«» w«» kuookod out and died l«tw,wa« held hwe. The jury UiougUt in a verdiot exoiieratinv FUiwimwoiu. £>ia- (ript Attorney Sbove i»y< to«t de«i>Ue tiie verdiot h* wtt) pmeut the owe to tUo grand Jury. ^ _ , Nov. 8a,-B«twoon wow aud Mty 1, )hl>'», Pr. Uarrer »»4 J, P, Brawov will «bj3«t • aer|a» of »« niatobei fpr (ha live tod cb GAve TOM HEED AN OVATION. Principal Speaker r.r t!ir rJ «uo Martlet t!lu)> Banquet nf: Rottnu. BostoJ*. Nov. a«—The u^nual banquet of the Home Market club of Boston, the tsttctlhg Republican organization, was Iwld at Mechanics' building Thursday night. Portraits of McKinley, Gatfteld, Harrison, Hayes, Banator Hoar, Thomas B, Reed and other' Republican light* hung about the place, Upon the platform besides tha party forming the re* caption were General Russel Alger of Detroit and Rev. tfdward Everett Hala of Boston. Alter due attention had been devoted to the viand*, Colonel Clarke arose and extended cordial greetings of the'Home Market club to the assembly. Colonel Clarke then introduced Governor Greenhalge, who extended a welcome to the guests for the people of Massachusetts. Senator George F. Hoar of Maasachuaotta Was the next speaker, When Thomas fl. Reed rose he was received with an ovation that threatened to split the roof. He waa obliged to wait several minutes before he could proceed. He said: "During tho next two years this conn- try needs the help of every man who has the slightest morsel of triUU in his possession. Why do I insist on this? Because the stream cannot rise higher than the source. If we had an obsolute despotic monarch could we hope for laws which would be better than he KhewT Who is our ruler? The sovereign people of the United States, more despotic than any monarch that ever sat on a tbroua. Now is it possible to have laws more sensible than the people are? We have won a mighty victory, the greatest in the history of our country. H wasjron, not by our organization, but b'y Our principles. But, great as our victory la, there is a greater one which We must win. By our wisdom, moderation and good sense we must so govern this country that the great questions of the next «ijt years may have as noble a solution as the great questions of thete day had at the hands of the great Republicans who preserved tho Union, upheld the honor of the nation and gave the people 8(1 years of peace, prosperity and progress." The secretary read a telegram from Governor McKinley fn which he said that such occasions in the past had been like homecoming after the harvest of the year. He congratulated both the club and Mr. Reed upon the magnificent victory of 1604. Colonel W. S. .Parkerson «f Louisiana spoke ot the new movement in that state as the result of the failure of the Democrats to fulfill their pledges. "Some day Louisiana will be wbere she ought to be." General Alger of Michigan was the last speaker. BUI Cook Not In ike Parly. * FORT SMITH. Ark., Nov. W.—Deputy Marshal Smith has telegraphed the marshal's office from Wichita Falls, Tex., that one of the four captured suspecta is the "Skeeter" of the Cook gang, but Bill Cook is not in the party. The other men under arrest are Charles Turner, William Farris and Jesse Say dor, who robbed McDermott's store and paetoffice in the Cherokee country recently. They are all dangerous robbers. Captain Bay Is Indignant. LANDBB, Wy., Nov. 28.—Captain Pat- nek Henry Ray, acting Indian agent, waa brought into the district court Thursday to plead to the indictment found by the grand jury charging him with branding cattle belonging to settlers. He was very indignant and was placed under bonds for his appearance in the district court. Bank Closet It* DM**. WATBRTOWN, 8. D., No*, ft*.—The Merchants bank of this place has closed its doors, and Judge Andrews has signed an order that a receiver be appointed to close up the business of the concern. TELEGRAPH NEWSJN PARAGRAPHS The Kansaa State Dairy association U holding a convention at To^eka. Arrangement* • are nearly completed for beginning construction of the American Methodist Uuivoralty. Rev. C. L. Paddock of Msoedoq, N. V., was given judgment for 110 »g»iu*t Mr*. William Beiiuett for a funeral sermon. The new commandant of the United States Naval Academy has Issued orders against haglng. Mrs. M. Button ot Jackson, Tenn.. was burned to death by her dress catching llro at a grttto. The Rook Island will make an opuu reduction of 25 pur cent in pM*eng«r rate* Trout lovvur Mliwouri rive* point* to Chicago. Flour rates from MlansapoMs are to be advanced. Aft«r Dec., ttutg will be based on a 85 coat rate to New York. A. A. Adam*, »• Burlington shoe dealer, gave oUutUtt mortgages sgurouatluu about 130,000. ijlianu Qood\vl» was held on a charge of titling <mt> of tbu three masked umn who robbed thu gpnuldlug family ntwr Viu- ton of 11,800. Mru. Lilly A. Tboropsra, a young ranbliurton widow, ha* nu4e a formal U)pl)ontloi) for appointment to the police j force. Mgr. Sntolli'n oardtnH red hat Is said ;o bo on Its wuy from Route to Baltimore, whore U will bo premmtod. than luouru the *atteuke of a irlttl, HUiwvlHOvs ot Sbaweuo county, Wisconsin, will rolouse an I.iUlan charged with uiunlsr Mluuesota farmer* are . _ barley wbioh averaged thirty bu«ut>ln to tbu acre UtU yuar at 48 W W emits und buying wheat (or lt»d. The St. Josupb, Mo,, Packing aud I'uuBpoi'tatlDii uomimur but (iliiaed iu iroperty In tUo kiuiultf of Situ* m trustou to protect creditor*. Henry Juffrlo*, editor oftlis fort i. ()., fulr [f{u.\i, svii.Htmuk «u |h« ItuitU >y u lnUMiruwl immuU Nurctlle aiid probably fuUlly iujuvutl. NwvcullB »aaui>0d< appointed sev«ral St. J MttslttiHtt»iwiU'U-«ut* tu tU« iivturnu- luiuil IfonQjltlou at AUwuta, Qa,, Utwwi bur 18 to ai, »U tha bltf lumber- fwiufcoperotluK ou the up)w MUineauollii and took MISS DURKEEjS 6LIUE. Making H°r Home In Omaha With a Brother. SATES WAS NOT IS fflB ARMY. Prominent Grand Army Leetttrer pe'* nounend n» n fraud by De* Molnet Meth- odlit Mluister-liefniilter Weat Sentenced at Grand \stand—Falls City Physician Married—Iowa nnd Nebraska News, OMAHA, Nov. 28.—Miss Kate Durkee, whose connection with Holmes, the insurance swindler, has been so widely heralded and who it was thought might have been murdered, is living in thia city with her brother, the assistant auditor of the Burlington r<md. Miss Durkoe •says that ehe only knew Holmes through his wife, witb whom she was intimate in her childhood. She had visited Mrs, Holmes frequently In Chicago, and during one of her visits tho real estate deal which brought her into prominence waa enacted. This was about four years ago. Holmea asked Miss Durlcee as a favor to allow him to transfer his city property to her. He said thatjiis be was situated at the time it would be a great convenience. Him Durkee consented without asking qufiations. • After the transfer of the property to her, Miss Durkee was summoned to Omaha by telegraph on account of the sudden illness of her brother and sho left without an opportunity to explain her unexpected departure. This, sho believes, is the explanation of the theory that she waa murdered. Last August Miss Durkee again went to Chicago. Holmes was out of the city, and she was told by Mrs, Holmes that he had gone to Philadelphia to attend to some business in regard to an insurance case. Miss. Durkee says she is almost euro that the name mentioned was Pit- eel, and that Holmes weut in behalf of Mrs. Pitzel. BATES WAS NEVER (H THE ARMY. Grand Army K,ectarar Is Donouaoed tu a Fraud by» De* AJoluei Clergyman. DES MOINES, Nov. aa.—A big row has been kicked up in Grand Army circles over the charges made by Rev. C. E. Cline," Methodist Episcopal minister of Highland Park, a suburb of this city, against Ralph O. Bates, a lecturer who has spoken in nearly all western status during the Ia»t three years upon the subject: "From Audersonville to the White House." He charges that Bates was not a member of the Ninth Ohio cavalry aa claim- ad, was never in the army at all; was never captured at Cumberland Gap and taken to Andersonville, and that he is getting a fraudulent pension and is an sill round bad man. Bates had jusl finished delivering a series of lectures here under the auspices of the Kinsman post, and was headed for Omaha to deliver a series when the charges were made. Assistant Adjutant General Longley of the Iowa d^imrtment writes a letter in which he r -n-.s Bates ia a fraud, and has been denounced by the Oregon department in IHU1 while it was in session at Astoria. Bates is now in the east gathering evidence to prove his record, and the case will be tried before the post Saturday night. His private secretary, O. W. Whitney of Tucoma, says that Bates will probably bring damage suits against Longley, Cline and others who made charges when the trial is over; If he is convicted he will be court martialed. Bates is well known all over Iowa, having delivered many lectures. Leonard Brown Declared Josan*. DEB MOINES, Nov. S3—Leonard Brown, the well-known Populist speaker and writer, was declared insane and taken to the Mount Pleasant asylum. Brown has an erratic record. He is the author of tiovaral volumes of prose and verso mid has contributed reform articles to tha magasines. He wits formerly a Republican and a personal friend of J. S. Clarkson. He has lived for years iu a log cabin near Polk City. Ootnar Grate KobborV Hearla*;, LINCOLN, Nov. 98,—The Conner university medics, Professor J, W. Ward, D. 8. Meehun, A. H. Ross, D. H. Roberto, B. J. Alexander, J. A. Burford aud J. E. Waller, arrested on a charge of baby snatching, wero arraigned before County Judge Lauaing. Chancellor Duugait was added to the list. The party asked for a continuance and the caso waa set for theUUtb inst., and they were released on bonds of 1500 each. • Defaulter We.t tUatenoed, GRAND ISLAND, Nov. Vtt,—John W. We»t, defaulting city treaiurer, pleaded guilty to the criminal charge of eiubez- cluuiaut against Win aud wtu sentenced to two yean and four months in the peu- iUmliary. West WHS treasurer from 1H87 to 1808, and was u candidate for reelection, but when bo saw hU ciwiiwa woro slim ho confosatKl to his txmdsmtm. Ati o^pori has placod ltd shortage at pvor f lh,OtW, _ _ _ _ _ AatMani V«(*rlM*rlaiM for Iowa. DKS AloiNiflj, Nov. 8b,— Governor Jackson named the following asatotaut state veterinary surgeons; J. G, liowell, Des Moiiieii J. H. Plt»tt, MouttKUttja; John M. Oiruey, Oluult* City; G, A. Jolinsou, Biwu Cityi T. A. GoddM, Keokuk; John Wright, Davenport; 13. E, Sayres, AI- KOIIU; ^. A. Orawu, Caaritou, und 8. H. Kiugery, Croaton. !\vo months tndiuj? Oct. 2t ancl com- ncllfifl a reduction of force not only IB Dubuque, bnt throughout the System. UNCLE SAM PAYINQ INDIAN CLAIMS. *•»«» Cltjr l'hy»lciau Ua»ri«U. FAUaCiTV, Nvb,, Nov. 98,-Pr. John C. Taylor of this city and Mrs. Sarah J. Hurry of Topuku, Kan., vvoro married at tltti vasldeuoe of DC, Taylor by Jmlvu J. U. Whit», Ht> UIKH uud Mw. Barry t« Myt'ttwof ago. Hia k« wife died about two tuautUa ago. NUvauli** Nut i(*i»u«iiay. Putiu^VK, Nov, au,-lu a letter to Mayor Olluger, Pmiduut Uillvr of th« Chiuwo, Mllwuuk«e «utl St. Paul railroad di*avo\va any puvuoj« of tetaUutiua oulow«ror the refusal oltuorailroad to «riviwo<> rates, fie ti D/nbiirdlnf on Deareda- tlon« ClatdM Aagretttttn* •30,000,000. OMAHA, Nov. 2*<.— Depredations of Indians in Nebraska during the civil war are being paid for by the government. .assistant Attorney General Howey and Judge DeWitt, his assistant, of Washington, are in Omaha paying these claims and investigating claims in different parts of the country. There are 11, 000 of these claims, aggregating $50,000,000. In many instances judgments have been rendered against the government by stipulation. Claims of this nature from Nebraska citizens amount to $51)0,000. Alleged Vorgte A r retted. CEDAR RAPIDS, Ia., Nov. a8.— J. B. Ryan is under arrest here for attempting to pass a $600 forged check on Leonard Stark, proprietor of the Stark hotel. Hitto Sets the Field Cup. BURLINGTON, Nov. S3.— J. R. Halo of Yarmouth, Ia., won 'the shoot --for the American Field cup, smashing 48 out of 50 clay pigeons. Four Otter Killed. CARSON, la., Nov. 23.— Four large otters were dng out of the river bank and killed here. The four weighed 8t» pounds. PROMINENT MEN IN JAIL. A Sheriff, Btlltor and Ei-Postmaner of Te- entnseh Charged With Murder. GUTHBIR, O. T., Nov. aa.— William Gill, sheriff of Pottowatomie county, S. J. Scott, editor of the Tecumseb Herald, ex-Postmaster Preston Armstrong and Daniel Brestman, prominent men of Te- cumseb, were lodged in the United States jail here on the charge of murder in the first degree. Three years ago Steve Pen- asaw was shot and 'killed in the Kickapoo reservation by three deputy marshals who claimed to have mistaken him for a horse thief they were chasing. Pen- asaw's friends, aided by the government, however, believed differently. They have never ceased working on the case and as a result George Howells, one of the deputies who did the shooting, was last week convicted of the murder. Prom evidence obtained from him tind through other sources, the United States grand jury has indicted the men just arrested, it being charged they hired the deputies to shoot Pennsaw. who wits an important witness in several cases pending against them. General Fremont'* Bod* Laid Away. NEW YORK. Nov. aa.— A party of about .10 people journeyed out to Rockland cemetery, in Sparkill, N. Y., to attend the ceremony of placing General John C. Fremont's body in its final resting place. The services at the cemetery were of the simplest description. The burial service waa read by the Rev. Ward Dennis, the rector of Christ church, Sparkill. Rear Admiral Meade made a brief address, in which ha referred to General Fremont's labors in behalf of tiio slaves. He was followed by i the Rev. R. L. C. Uowell, who spoke of General Fremont's personal characteristics. General Fremont died July Itt, 18UO, and the remains wers. temporarily placed in a receiving vault in Trinity cemetery. _ _ W. O. T. V. to Heat at Baltimore. > CLEVELAND, Nov. U8.— The executive committee of the W. C. T. U. mat at the ) Holleudeu today Ind decided to hold the i next annual convention in Baltimore. I THEY TREftT ALL ALIKE. New York Police Blackmail All ' Classes of Citizens. WOBK OP THE 1EXOW COMMITTEE, Aulgn*. ELGIN, Ills., Nov. aa.— Edgar C. Hawley, member of toe legislature, banker and merchant at Dundee, assigned. Assets and liabilities Archbishop Chapped* Better. SANTA PB, N. M., Nov. 8«.—Archbishop P. L. Chappelle, who is ill with pneumonia, is considered by hU physicians to be now out of dnnger. Utah Uvlesatlun Kurout*. SALT LAKH, Nov. 8».—The Utah delegation to tho transtuUsissippi congress at St. Louis, numbering about •Xi, left over,' the Union Pacific. Senator Morgan ReooutluaUd, McmaouRitY, Alu,, Nov. aa.— Senator Morgan was nominated for re-election by a Democratic joint legislature caucus. LATEST TELEGRAPH MARKETS. Chicago drain and Provision*. CHICAGO, Nov. *).— The anilely of bolder* ot Duotttnbor wUtint to cano«t their coulraoU atitl tt\o ehtuiowof Monday's oitpocloa Inoreaw la UIB vUlbletmpply wen» tl»a bwtrlnh feature* or KxUy'n market. Otliurwl**. the (ra»h naw« win Imtltsli. At the aliuo tliore was a loon of •{a. Cam ws* steady until the olo«o. when It wonkciiuU a trltle. ulonluK unabaotVi. i'ro- vl«loutf o|ieiim! nrin and olocatl weak. Oat* oliwed uiiulmiiijoi). I'UOtlNO PN1UV*. WHEAT -November, M>*o; Decembar. W»Wios M»y. W,o. COKN-Novsrobor. t«Uo; DeoeroUor, WAo; OATS- November, 3)>io; December, 8s«o; MUST. «W4lHKo. FOKK-JKautry. 818.97U: May. J,AUU-J»iui»ry. SO.W; Chleavtt 14** atook, OlIIOAao, Nuv. SI.-OATn.K-\Ve»kiie*. attain win* lit full iiowiawlaD ot Hm '• utlu war- kut- ThoUoeUncforthwIasUw" •nioiuiU la aOilSHVj U\ Utr ta goqil »tt»ru i s>4 ,. lUAIfcl (u olli«r de«urli>Uou«. NHIU d Miixl ut »a,W(ja,Si (or \«>ur to olioteo a».t .,u4 «nd«t ISOOaH.lfi fur iitwkor* uu>l U Ht |a.!t>tt«,a5 tor ouiuiuon to Wmlorn rumier* wiw« iuiluAb)o HiMIS-Thtf DXtrume top ot Die umrket wa« it (W4. 't'Uvnt wa* ouly one iraUe at tbnl uruui tttul a vary fuw at ovar fl. 71. TU« bulk w«r« at ft.6QOi.TO tur hoavy, »ml ai ti.MAi.tu (ur UKttt. blU.Ul'-TUo »liwu MtU laiub otarkat* wort) lat. TUu fuw lnu «oi\t »UuwoU a low of IOj|)Aa [u «uiu)[i ttitvt u( 14<WJo In taiubt. TUw (ormar *r« ituvv <iuut«Ki at |U.I4S»414 far lufwlor to oUuluu uuU tho lutt»r at |l,7i4a,)». ouolliW-lMtlu. »8,(M>i Wlvo* 5UD; ti,OUUi aUiwD. U.guU. Noutb Uut«lM» M«a OMAU*. Nuv, W. w. ».rOO U«4tl; UUU tu tW IU., UUUtUliUU It".. «d,WSjt.|»i «U to u.auo fe»vli fi.aJSuifei.tOi JPraeeatlaK Attorney Qaff S»y« New fork CHy, tfndet Tummnny Rnle, Wai Won* Tban St. Peterabnrtt Police nejline. ( Municipal Mlnrnle a Great Daoncv to Our form of GoTernment, WASHINGTON, NOT. 22,— John W, Goff, the prosecuting attorney for the Lexow investigating committee, who it stop' ping in Washington for a few dayj, has given The Evening Star an interesting interview on the Work of the committee. "We know positively," said he, "the police department of New York was systematically blackmailing all classes of citizens. I speak within the Ixrauds of my knowledge when I say there was not a business man in New York city who had not felt the power of police blackmail. There were, perhaps a very • few instances where honorable men had refused to give their tithes of illegal tax to the police, bnt .almost without exception these men were forced out of business. One peculiar feature of the blackmail was that it spaved no one class, however obscnre its calling. Yon may be ant- prised when I say New York, nnder th» mle of the police department aa it was * controlled by Tammany, was far worse as regards the individual comfort ot citizens than St. Petersburg nnder its moat violent police regime. Dlffloultle* the Committee Met. "As an illustration of the tremendous power wielded by this organization I will refer to the difficulty we had in obtaining witnesses to go upon the stand and swear to facts they had brought to . us in private. At first this applied to all classes, both reputable and disreputable. When appealed to they would claim if they should testify the police wonld bound them out of the city. When asked if they could not go elsewhere and establish themselves in business, they wonld reply the persecution of the police of New York wonld follow them to every city in the country and we gradually revealed the astounding fact that the police of New York not only dominated every city but every large community in the country. The lower classes of citizens were made to believe blackmail was lawfnl and regular. They came to con- aider the captain of their precinct aa the source of all municipal authority. In effect he was such to them, Centralization th* D»ufer of the Day. "Yon ask 1110 U I think this power ia now crushed. I do, most emphatically. ^ I think that the public conscience having} * once been aroused, the machinery of this nauseous system exposed will be a perpetual bar against the development of •noh an organization in the future. I consider the great danger to oar form of government lies in the possibility ol municipal misrule. The tendency ia too strongly toward the growth of tho urban community at the expense of the rural. This feeds the machine &at, if not watched and checked, will grow to such corrupting influence as that which we have just destroyed in New York. Centralization, I believe, as this investigation has proved, is the danger of the. day. "I cannot answer the question as to where the blackmail money went, or ia what proportions it was distributed, for that is a nersoual matter, which would force me to moution names. There an still many y.ointa to investigate and * fTMt deal of ronuding op — finishing up M it were. We will try to finish tha work by Jan. I." , . _ ____-- _ . drain Coognm Begin* Work. ' NBW ORLEANS, Nov. S3.— The grain congress met here with UOO delegate* and many visitors present. The convention was culled to order by F. O. Ernst of UM board of trade, who introduced Governor Fishor. Hi« excellency greeted tho delegates warmly. Mayor Fitzpatrick spoke in behalf of the city of Now Orleans and ex-Mayor Cowherd of Kansas City replied for the delegates. Routine business was then transacted. •rain Crop of Howl*, NEW YOUK, Nov. da — The grain crop of Russiu, (u estimated by tha agricultural ministry according to a St. Petersburg cable, are as follow*: Wheat, 878,- 000,01X1 bushels, SS't.OQO.OOO last year; rye, 703,IM.O,QOU bu»hel», against 758,000,. 000; bwrley, I7ft.ikuo.uo0 bushels, against V*i,000,0<>0; oata, «04,OyO,t^O bushels. against «7«,OOtt,OUO; mufae, less than half of last year's crop, ,•• ji»j w rirWUooi Under, PLAINVIKW, Nub.. Nov. 21.— Tfa* largo general murohanditio establishment of (1. F. Durltmd at this plaoo was closed imdur olmttol mortgage of $3,000 given to tht> Fitrwwa' Stuto baulc, and uluo ouu far ttbout $y,<WO given Kitpatrick, Kaoh & Co. Tow Wutiuu AOD«|>U Hl»ck'» Offtor, ATLA.NTA, (Jn,, Nov. gl,~Tiu> squabble ovor the olecilou of a oongrtttutuui in tha TuutU tiuorgitt dwttiot has b»«a settled. J. Q. lilaok, Uw immuibtut, who rtwlvwl u majority of 7,000 ou tbo (aoo of tho returus, in ruply to Turn Wat- sou's offur to wbitniw, proixwoU to sufe. luit tho laattov ta a tocoiul oloolion u«xk yo«r. Wataon siguitleil his (taooptaoo* »{tuo iiropositlou, Uiauk will t«k« Ml euut, but will rutlgu ou MavuU -I. VUUoU Uucolu'i Mutiumvut, KruiKUfiKia), 1IU,, Nov. sit—Nation*! Qraugo wcuivoil tho roporu of tha state Ui&autra. Tim ixuuiuUtDe on mU«ugt) ro» portud U cuula jwr uiilo Mttd |3 a day to atUtw.ii.y. P. W. WiUuu of lil^in, udtiuuul swrutnry of the Dairy tiou, «uJrc«bi'U tho (irttugti. Tka Uiuuuiuout \vu4 vinitod, A J'iuuitfr |u Hluitorvavtttu Work. EM row A, Kuu., Nov. 9t.~-Miw Emilia Kutiluuui of tub f acuity is dead, UUs Kuulmon w«i piowwr i

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