The Carroll Sentinel from Carroll, Iowa on December 7, 1894 · Page 11
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V «ep M motey few what 1 have done. *<» know the only reward, lolalm-** yewlavel" ."1 cannot give it to you," laid felit doggedly. "You know that as Welt M Ido." "Do If" sht> dried passionately, "Do yott dare to say that to me after all your VoWs and protestation** Why did yott tell me you loved me if it wan but a He?" "I did not tell J-ott so." "Yea, you did, Felix—you did! t remember the 'hour, the day, when yon •wore that you would make mo your Wife." "Keep quiet," I muttered to Olivia, who made au involuntary movement. "I tell you, Rose, there is some mill- take, ' * said Felix angrily. "You mean spirited hound!" "I am a mean spirited hound," he Answered wearily. "No one knows that better than Ida" "Borne women*" continued Hose, not heeding his interruption, "some women . would have yon killed. I am not a woman of that kind. I'll stay and marry .you." "Impossible! I am to marry Miss Bellin." • "You promised to give np Miss Bellin if I helped you to see your brother at the Pen inn." "My Ood!" muttered Olivia, trembling violently. . "Hush!" I whispered. "Now we shall hear the truth." "I have changed my .mind, "retorted Felix in answer to the last remark of Rose. . "That maybe, but I have not, Mr. Felix Briarfleld. I fulfilled my promise and went down with Strent to that, lonely inn. Your brother came, and yon know that he never left it again. I have fulfilled my promise. I now require you to fulfill yours and make me your wife." "Icannotl I cannot 1" he said in a faint voice, wiping his brow. "For heaven's sake, take this money I offer you and leave me." "I have mixed myself up with crime for your sake, and you offer to put me off with money. It is useless. Your promistf I have, and that promise I require you to keep, or else" "Or else" ' "I'll tell the truth to the police." "And thus involve yourself in ruin With me." "I don't care," she said sullenly. "Anything would be better than the torture I ain enduring at your hands." "And what will you tell the police?" asked Felix in an unnatural voice. "You know well enough. I shall toll them how you killed your brother." "It is false!" he said passionately, "'I neither saw nor laid a finger on my brother." "Indeed 1 Then it you are innocent Who is guilty?" "I don't know." "Did you not come to the Fen inn on that fatal night when Francis came?" 'Yes, but I never saw him." "You saw him and killed him." "It is a liel" It was-neither Felix nor Rose who •poke, but Olivia, who, in spite of all 1 "/. am a mean spirited hound," to an- twered wearily. could do, broke on tho astonished pair. Tho man advnnced toward her, hot she waved him back. "I defend yon, sir," she said proud' ly, "because I know that this woman •peaks falsely, but I have also to de maiid on explanation from yon." Felix paid no attention to the remark, bnt simply stared at her in a atupefled manner. ' , "Olivia," he said in a low voioe, "bow did yon oome bore?" "Ibronghthor, Mr. Felix Briorfteld," 1J, stepping forward. "Yon, Douhatal And for what roa- «x«f" ' I pointed to Bone Gernon, who atood quietly by, with a maliguaut amiie on her faoe, "There i* tbe reason," I retorted meaningly, "and Mis* Bellin" "His* Bellin will spook for herself," laid Olivia in a peremptory tone. "Misn Bellin apeak* of what she doe* not understand," interposed ROM ve» omouHly. "Because I deny that Frauoi* killed Felix?" questioned Olivia. "No, because yon deny Felix Idllod Francis." "What do you mean, Mb» Qerooo?" I wdtod rapidly, "I wean that this man whom Mitt Betlin think* i* her lover frauds in •> •llx Briarflold, and Folix Briwttold," •he, continued, "i* my lover." "Ifol" MM Felix hnrriodh/. "U U I expected to *o« Olivia grow angry, ha* i» Pi** of thi* a bright tuuile irra. •Jiitied her faoe ai «h* lookwi ub Felix. 1 opn)d not fioujeoturo tho luuuuiug oj bejr action aud began to grow uu«asy, Bqw ajttQ looked nuytliiug but eumfort- rlden^y KJ)» had mat with IMT _ iOUv*t> "J overheard part of your qouverM* "•*l40Uvln,ttdi]v<«Hiii«h« ' J"Very houorftblo, j am sore," «d Boa*, with a iwew. "Honor hi tlirowu awayou woman like you," Mjuwwod Olivia "I urn triad J Uttouod, lor it •< ' ' " i'mm i low e fen Ihu, slain by the hand of his brother." that is not tftta—t sweat It is not t" cried Felix, approaching nearer to Olivia. "Bequiet, Francis," she said qnlok- ly. "Let us hear what the has to say. *' "Ihave to say that Felix Briarfleld oved me," cried Ho* angrily. "H« loved m« long before he eve* saw you, bnt when yon crossed my path he wanted to leave me. He impersonated his Brother Francis, wu° ^as at that time in America, and you, poor fool, did not diaeover the deception." ' 'Yon are quite right I did not," replied OlivtJa calmly. "Go on." When his brother Francis came book this month, he thought all would bo discovered and implored me to save him. PI- Short Session Opens With Uaua Routine Ceremonies. BEOEIVK OLEVELAND'3 MES9AOE. olnltnns Offered tn the Benatd—Hnn«f Artjournt Out of Meipeet to Repreieuta- «!*« trrlifht—Free O»l»»«0 0111. WAsqWOToif, Deo. 4.—At 11 o'clock Monday Vice President Stevenson called the senate to order and Chaplain Milburn, in eloquent terms, offered the ^ Opening prayer. He referred feelingly He told me of a plan whereby he | to the critical illness through which the intended to decoy his brother to the Fen inn on pretext of explanation. There he intended to kill him." Olivia mude no remark, bnt placed her hand within that of Felix. I wondered she could do so, seeing that he Was accused by his accomplice of a hideous crime, md.made no denial. I went down to the Feu inn with a man called Strent"—— 'That was not his real name," I interrupted. How do yon know that?"- she said sharply. Never mind. I know that it is so." I decline to tell his real name," said Rose, darting a furious look at me, "I, call htm Strent, and by that name yon knew him and knew me at the Fea inn." I certainly did not expect Rose' Strent, waiting maid, to change to Row Gernon, actress." "Yon are too meddlesome, Mr. Hanham," she said coolly, "and would do better to mind your own business." , "Scarcely when I have discovered so vile a crime." It was he who committed it," said Rose malignantly, pointing to Felix, "He came to the inn and killed his brother." "It is a liel" cried Felix In despair. "I laid no hand on my brother. / I did not even see him." "Wait one moment, Miss Gernon, before yon make this accusation," said Olivia? "You say that Felix is your lover?" "Ido." "And you promised to assist him in removing Francis if he married you?" "I did." "For what reason when the removal of Francis would enable Felix to marry me nnder his false name?" "Ho "promised not to do BO, and I thought if I helped him to kill Francis I could force him to marry me." "Yon love him greatly?" "I love him better than any one else in the world." "I am sorry for that," said Olivia, With a touch' of pity, "because Felix is dead." "Felix dead I" said Rose incredulously. "Then who is the man?" "This man is my lever, Francis Bri- arflold, who returned from Chile on the •th of June." [CONTIKOBD.) HAVEMEYER DOES NOT LIKE IT daughter of the vice president had safely passed. Mr. Harris (Dem., Tenn.) offered the customary resolution asking that a committee be named for the notification of tbe president that the senate was in session and ready to receive such communication u he might wish to make. On adoption of this .resolution, the presiding officer named Senators Harris (Dem., Tenn.) and Manderson (Rep., Neb.) as the committee. The vice president then directed • roll call, which developed the presence if 06 senators, considerably more than a quorum. The senate then took a recess. Upon the reassembling of the senate at 1:80, Messrs. Harris and Manderson reported that the president wonld communicate with the senate by one of his secretaries. Executive Clerk Praden immediately appeared at the main door and the white haired Isaac Bassett of the •enate staff announced, "Message from the president." A large document was carried to the vies president, who directed that the message be read. Thereupon Clerk Cox, in measured tones, began reading the document. There was special attention to the reference to the China-Japan war. It was the first official communication known to members of the foreign committee. It was much more brief, however, than had been expectod aud left still' open the actual details of the negotiations. Shortly before the reference to China- Japan was reached the Chinese minister, attended by Mr. Chang, an attache, entered tbe gallery reserved for the diplomatic corps and were interested listener* to the foreign features of the message, i The reading of the message closed at 8:40 o'clock, having taken two hours, and 10 minutes. The vice president announced that in accordance with the us- nal custom, the president's message would lay on the table and be printed. | BerUlon of the Rnlei. i There was more or less talk on the I Democratic side of the chamber during the day about the importance of a change In the rales in tbe senate, which culminated in the introduction of a resolution by Senator George. The resolution directs the committee on rules to report at the earliest possible moment such amendments as will enable the senate to discharge the legislative functions imposed upon it. The resolution specifically pro, vides that the senate shall ht.» power to ; oome to a vote on any pending question after giving such reasonable opportunity for amendment and debate si the senate may decide to be proper to compel tha attendance of a quorum; that for the purpose of making a quorum, all senator* present may be counted whether ' answering to their names or not; that a ••Bator present who fails to answer to the call of his name shall be punished behavior. Crltlelue Cleveland for Favoring Removal of Duty OB •afar. NEW YORK, Dec. 4.—President H. O. Havemeyer of the American Sugar Refining company gave out the following statement: "If one will fairly and dispassionately consider the president's rec- . ommendation about sngar, it will be-' •» oome apparent that it comes down to , Chuudlor (N. H.) offered a resolution, taken thi*: The sugar company ha* action the result of which is to deprive temporarily of work 25,000 persons employed in th» various industries de pendent upon the refining of sugar, to gether with tb* members of their families, I recommend such action as to deprive those persons of work permanently. If the industry is languishing, tb* proper course is to destroy it, "There are some things which can be established through demonstration. A comparison of the duty put by the tariff bill upon various article* will show that while the maximum protection accorded to sugar is 6 per cent, other and more favored articles receive , protection up to 40 and mi par cent. Why this discrimination should be made against a largre number of persons who hold the stock in the company and are employed in the refineries it i* impossible towy,. They protect against it. The answer to this protest in the president's message is that a* tho present protection 1* inadequate, it ought to b* removed altogether. "Reasonable legislative aid require* the sugar industry shall be treated a* other important indwtriM are. If this i* done the industry need not languish and 'thousands of discharged workmen will have renmnerativ* employment. 1 The country had already pronouno-d it* judgment on the mode IB which th« last congress dealt with the interest* of th* workingmon. Tbe pn*td*nl apparently i hM not learned that Iswon. It ought : not to require much tlm* for workmen to annreolate that tteo pwxidant in • bid for personal popularity, to willing to Mrtto » death Mow to tbrir tutorxt*." ' Ajur a I*-* *»p*r«Mw». • 0., Pee, 4.-K. A. Black aj4 IflbicM J»rvt» wwra married her* a which ws* adopted, fixing December SSO as a day for the ceceptiou ot the statutes of Daniel Webster and General John Stark, which are to be placed in statuary hall. Hoar (Mara,) offered a resolution, which ww adopted, requesting the president for Information, not incompatible with the public service, concerning the recent massacres of Armenian* in Turkey, and u to what protest, memorials, etc., have been presented by American oitiienu. Tnrpie (Ind.) offered a revolution r«- citing that tbe time had oome for the election of United State* senators by direct vote of the people. He announced (hat on Friday next ha would submit aome remark* on tbe resolution, In tho meantime It went over, Lodge (Mat*,) offered a resolution calling on the secretary of state for particular*, concerning the execution of two Japanese Htndent* by th* Chinese authorise* at Shanghai when th* •Indent* bad teen given ttw protection of the United State*. At tbe request of Senator Gorman the resolution went over nnd*r the rule*. Blauobard (La.) pretested a resolution protesting against the recent Turkish •troolUe* agttiwt Armenian* and directing that the reinoustranoe ot thi* government be communicated to Turkey, Referred to the committee on foreign relation*, Dolpb (Or,) presented a memorial from the commercial organUation at Portland, Or,, favoring ill* Nicaragua canal. Be briefly urged th* importance of the pending mwiiure* for {woMoutiiig the few (toy* ago. It hi BOW Uarusd that tb*Mn* pariiM ww* w«rri*d la IWW, Wb*» their only o»U4 w«i ill mouth* old Black went WMt. Aft*> three jr«an' abMnc* hi* wife w«* divert*! aud wajricd Jams* Oibb* of Chlllloothe, who 4i*d hi the wmy, The widow, •tor the war, married Lynwr Jarvto, who MthMQuently 0i*di Hlaok but reoaatly fauud. her. ' Twelve VMeral rrUMiers. ttlWJWB, 0, T.I 'B*>, ».—Deputy Wily itud UQ*P ouuie in f row the Baa and P« ugottcy with 1* United 0(»t«i prU- ouar«, nod commuted th»uj to th» federal j«i|, Vbjy are all obarged «elUn« wbjUjky aud horse ileuling. TW, RMOUMWM fcy rWfer, Peffw (Kau.) ott*r»4 two raolation*. The Ant direct* th» judloUry oontiuittee of the sanutv to lnve«tUj»te th* oirouiu- *tauoea uu4 legal authority nuder whiuh two iatuttt of boj>4*. Th* woond rcaolutiou culUi on th« prwideut for information uonueruUm the uiromuituuous and neoesaity of toading United State* troops to, Chicago during tho peudenuy of t ho Pnllmitu *trike. Both rtwolntioua we»t over uuder th* rale*. ftCall (FU.) offered a moiutipn for tUe •ppoiutuaeut of a »)iw)i«l mmmittei) to luquiro us to whut tUeLouUii«u» or Uou- duriw lottery w»* ouuratlug U» Florida) whutliw eitUer of them, bad *uuglit to ooutro) our national election*; whether muutiy hi*d uut lw«u ejuwndwl by thuiu in turaiuK the elttctiw ol mo(Mhtii<a to wtotbw Uw & not 'own l'i i hn Jli-Woji , r ora Hi Jfhfc WBolutinu Went oVer, The annual report of the governtnsh directors of the Union Pacific railroad ir'a« received from the Secretary of th* Interior. The secretary ot the navy sub* mitteda reply <o a senate resolutior. sailing for the relative number of Amer can Oitikens and aliens in the United Mates navy. The annual reports of the •attous departments and bureaus were received. At 4 o'clock, on motion of Sen a tot GrOrtnatt, the senate adjourned, In the Home. WASHINGTON, Dec. 4.—The opening of the short session of the house was picturesque in a vflur, but devoid of interesting features, The victorious Republican* nnd the defeated Democrats exchanged greetings, and gave and took thrusts on the result of the recent political battle with much animation, bnt thorough good nature. Tha galleries were cro w.lad and half the desks on the floor were smothered with flowers. The leaders on both aides met enthusiastic receptions from their respective partisans, the appearance of • Speaker Crisp, ex-Speaker Reed, Mr. Wilson and Mr. Burrows being the signal for long and loud outbursts. There was no chance in tha first day's proceedings for any reference to the elections, so the actual proceedings were dull and uninteresting. Seven new members were sworn in and after a long wait tbe president's message was read. Although listened to attentively, it was concluded without a single mark of approval or disapproval. As the hands of the clock pointed ,to the hour of lit Speaker Crisp entered the hall from the lobby and ascended the rostrum. A burst of applause signalized his entrance. With several hard bangs of the gavel the speaker restored order and the second sessifn ot th* Fifty-third congress was iu session. All the representatives stood with bowed heads while Rev. Bagley, the house chaplain, invoked divine blessing, and then, in accordance with the rule, the roll was called to officially ascertain the presence of a quorum. . The roll call developed the presence of 316 members, 47 more than a quorum. The speaker announced the fact that several members elected to fill vacancies, occurring by death or resignation, were present, and Geo-go P. Harrison (Ala.); John S. Little (Ark.); William L. Henry, Charles E. Coffin and William Laird (Md.); W. M. Beckner (Ky.); J. H.B romwell (O.), and Michael Griffith were escorted to the bar of the house and sworn in. The speaker also announced the resignation of Amos J. Cnmmiugs (N. Y.), who resigned to accept an appointment as subway commissioner of New York City. Upon motion of Mr. Wilson (Dem., W. Va.), a committee consisting of himself, Mr. Holman and Mr. Reed was appointed to join a similar committee from the senate and inform the president that a quorum of both house* was present and congress was ready to receive any communication he desired to make. Several other resolutions fixing the hour of meeting, etc., were adopted. At 1»:30 the house took a recess nntil 1 p. m. to await the president's message. At 1 o'clock, the committee not yet having arrived, another recess until 1:15 was taken. When the committee at last walked down the aisle the house was all attention while Mr. Wilson announced that the president wonld communicate his views hi writing. At l:ttb Mr. Praden, the president's executive oterk, appeared with the message, which, by direction of tbe speaker, was read by the house clerk, Mr. Kerr. Some routine reports were presented, after which Soranton (Pa.) announced tho death of P. W. Wright, late representative from the Fifteenth district of Pennsylvania. The usual resolutions were adopted, and then, as a further murk of respect, tbe home at 8:30 p. m. adjourned for the day. General Bwalui't Baeeewor. WASHINGTON, Dec. 4.—The announcement of the president's intention to retire Judge Advocate General Swaim this month has caused much speculation in military circle* a* to succession. Under ordinary circumstances General Swaim would not retire before 1H9U. The president has adopted a OOUTM which, while perfectly legal, has very fow precedent* in th* history of the ttviny. Up to this time bat two name* have been prominently mentioned for the position. One is Joseph Doe of Wiwxnuiu, assistant secretary of war, and th* other I* Colonel 0. II. Liber of South Carolina. Mr. Due has, however, publicly denied any aspiration to the place, and it seems very probable that the office will fall to Colonel Liber, who his, sluoe General Bwaim's suspension, discharged th« duties of judge advocate general, GREETED WITH HISSES New York Audience Wouldn't Listen to William Benn. JOHH BURKS 8IVEN AH OVATION, Patent Bokeme. WASHINGTON, <Deo. 4.— Complaint of irregularities conducted through the United Btnte* xnd English umlls has been made to the postofflce department by tbe English ombwsy and as a result Postmaster General Biwell hat directed the po*tma»ten of New York, Bottoii, Philadelphia and Baltimore to return to wader* all registered letter* addrwwed to the International Patentee* Ag«uoy or to either W. a, Muuu, Percy Willit ot Henry Martin, constituting the ageuuy. Tb* parties are ulntrgod with oouduuting • fraudulent patent scheme through the American auu iutvrn«tlou«l mail* from London. _ f free Volueve Mil. WABUINUTON, DM. i.~A bill providing for the irue uoiuage of silver was in- troduw>4 m .tuu houta by Representative Hurtiuttu (Mou.), An important pro- vilion of tho uiuusnre I* that requiring import duties to i>ay la gold in wh«r« tho uvtiolw of importation brought /rout countries wkouo AtuttU refute to o|i»u tUolr luluU to tku fwo ooiu»tjo of silver uud gold, PrctldSkt Oompen Introtlncet Him M the Hero of TMf«lciirSiiUare*-9oclalllt Labor Parly Men Interrupt HI*. Stimuli — VavoH an International Union of Worklntmen. More Pit.? For Women Than M*a. NEW Yotttc, Dae. 4.— John Burns, member of parliament, and David Holmes, 'member of parliament, the English delegates to the annual conference of the American Federation of Labor, to be held In Denver, spent a busy day Monday. In company with Samuel Oompen, they made a trip through the Bowery and viewed the tenement houses on the East side.' In the evening a mass meeting of the trade unionists of New York and Brooklyn was held in Cooper Union. Samuel Oompen presided and Messrs. Burns and Holmes were the principal speakers. David Holmes, who is chairman of the Textile Fabrics association in England, said it would be the duty of the workers in America, as they had done in England, to put iown faction and insist upon united action. Chairman Oompers, in introducing Mr. Burns, referred to him as the hero of the Trafalgar square. Mr. Burnt was received with an ovation. Burnt' Speech Interrupted. •'-"• "We are determined," said he, "that the American working men shall unite in one grand movement, an international movement, unfettered by race or creed or color, joined with the workingmen in the old world for the clear emancipation and amelioration of all those who earn their bread by honest labor." Here some one shouted: "Three cheers for the Socialist Labor party," at which the speaker appealed to Chairman Oompen to keep order. "I have in England, the land of antiquated constitutionalism, of effete monarchy, received fair play, and here in this land of freedom, I expect to receive it. I shall stay here in any case nntil I have my say. [Cheers,] Mr. Burns concluded by saying he bad more pity for the American women than the men. It was they who have the greater privations. He appealed to all workingmen to unite, and they would, "ere long, succeed in carrying ont the principles of true socialism." When President Oompen arose to introduce the next sneaker, Mr. John William Benn, member parliament, he was greeted with a storm of hisses. These came from a strong contingent of the Socialist Labor party, and the din became so general that Mr. Benn did not speak. SENSATION CREATED IN COURT. Calted State* Attorney* Charged With Coniplracjr A(alnit A. B. U. Striken. SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 4.— A sensation was created in the United States court before which Main and Catsidy, A. B. I U. men, are on trial for conspiracy. At- I toraey Montieth, their counsel, formally I moved to have United States District At- 1 toraey Garter and Assistant District Attorney Samuel Knight removed from their position* as prosecutors in the case on the ground of biases and undue friendliness for the Southern Pacific company. It was charged that through all the recent strike trouble the district attorney and his assistant conspired with the Southern Pacific officers and that they j took snob unwarranted action on behalf j of the railroads in this and became so biased that the conviction of the men ) now on trial is essential to the vindica< ' tion of the district attorney. It was further charged that the district attorney and hi* assistant* have _ • personal interest in suppressing evidence on behalf of the accused men, and that when the matter was under investigation before the United States. grand jury the district attorney's influence was wrong[ fully used to prevent the grand jury i from hearing material evidence on ' behalf of the striken. It i also charged that District Attorney I Garter owes his appointment to Senator Stanford and railroad influence, and that through all of the recent trouble be was active in their behalf. The motion to remove District Attorney Garter and his atsisiant, Knight, and to substitute special counsel for the prosecution was denied by Judge Morrow and the trial was -ordered to pro oeed. Haver 1 ! Liberty abort Ure4. CHICAGO, Doc. 4.— Dr. R. 0. Flower at Boston, who i* charged with defraud ingN. U. Foster, a lumberman o( Fairfield, Wis,, secured bail Monday evening and was released from jail, Hi* liberty was of short duration, as about 0 o'clock be sud his private •eoretary, II. C. Mosher, were arrested by a representative of the Moouoy & Doluud detective agency. This second arrest was inado | at the instance of William Chapman of . Peorla, III*., whom, it i* muwrtod, Flower jgottbo beat of In a deal nevural year* ago. ___ Twe InillfitMMUU A|»luU Hows***. WABHINOTON, Deo. 4.— The district grand jury presented two new indict inouta for eiubesiueineut agaiust Captain Houry W. Huwgutu. Onu oiinrgos that Hawgtttoemboul<xifll,ttM> on Oat, 16, 1*71', turf the other bill charges Uu» «m- bomlomoot of two sinus aggregating |£0,7UO cm Aug. a t , 147*. The original uhwgo of forgery is CJUCAQU, Dm*. 4,— Ivos won the Aral billiurd toimwuu'ut, duleatiu| a.w* of UW to 4 19, No l'(u«lituuL »( fur Ihu kauta Toi-Kiu, iJoo, 4-livGoveraurTUowaf. A. 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Conilltlnnal Grnnln to Nearly OOO.OOO Aurn*. In South Amr.rloit Are Seoarnd. GI/THRIE, O. T,, Dec. 4.—The ftev. L N. Merri field has returned from a three months' trip to South America. Ha spent the time iu looking up a location for a co-operative colony he is organizing on the Bellamy "Looking Backward" plan. He succeeded in getting conditional grants to nearly 900,000 acres of fertile land lying along the Magdalio*) river In Venezuela and Colombia. ' Thai land is all fertile, and contains several fine townsites, and the governments of the two countries will extend the grant to 10 times the amount secured if people) enough can be induced to settle upon it. Wrecked Sailor* Brought Home. SAN FRAJ.CISCO, Dae. 4.—The steam** City of Rio de Janeiro arrived here, 18 day* from Yokohama. The Rio brought Captain W. B. Joy, formerly of the American ship Richard Parsons, and tha crew of the wreck of that vessel on th* coast of Mindoria, one of the PhilUpUM islands. The Parsons was coal laden from New South Wales to Manilla. 8h*> was lost in the typhoon on the 27th ol September last. Six of the crew, in* eluding the mate, cook and steward, were lost. The wrecked vessel was owned at Rockport, Me. Capitalist Bulloiie Mien Suddenly. ' KANSAS CITY, Dec. 4.—Thomas Brock* way Bnllene, capitalist and merchant^ head of the immenso general store of Bnllene, Moore & Emery, one of the big* gest of its kind in the west, died of heart failure at 1 o'clock this morning. Ho was apparently perfectly well during tb* day'and was taken ill bat 90 minutes before his death. Mr. Bnllene was M years of age and bna been for year* one of Kansas City's foremost citizens. In the business with which hejwas connected at death he had accumulated an immense fortune. Tacoum Unnk cfloied. ; TACOMA, Wash., Dec. 4.—Owing to the generally unsatisfactory busine** conditions the Tacoma National bank closed its doors, having decided to liquidate. Cashier SnyQer gires the bank's liabilities at fMlS.OO'l and its as* •ets at $513.000. The bank has paid out |71U,UOU in the last 33 months. It was one of the banks which suspended in 1H03 and reopened in December last. Wage Schedule Hearing;. PORTLAND. Dec. 4.—In tho United States court the hearing has commenced in the Oregon Railway aud Navigation company wage schedule case, iu which the engineers, firemen, conductors, brakemen and telegraph operators petition tha conrt for an order restraining Receiver McNeill from reducing Uuil wages. • Mexico Preparing For War.' CITY OF MEXICO, Dec. 4.—The legislature of the state of Mexico has ordered the governor to place all arms and *ol- diera he has at the disposal of th* government m case of war with Guatemala. General Martin Goncale* amid great eclat was inaugurated governor of Quca, Coiejrttea araleBMd to .Tall. GBAND FORKS, N. IX, Deo. 4.—The It members of Coxay'a army arraigned hi the United State* conrt for restating officers pleaded guilty. Nine of them were sentenced by Judge Thomas to on* month in jail, reserving sentence for tha two leaders, Smith aud Breshmaa. Chicago HOMB Show Loci Honey. CHICAGO, Deo. 4.—The recently oloMd fat stock aud horse *how lost money. There U a deficit of *0,UOO. The exhibition was a success so far as the presentation of exhibits was concerned, but the uttondnace outaido of tho night show* was ooor. DRINK LION 4Apn tt&V FINE Hyour doctor dm not k«epll fur«4o,M4ito uiUU nuuvlbd iU«< w« owy t>»w 114* CXt, "Mtto, 9. ELECTRIC TELEPHONE ,^«««*^tfai !""{<'' *il U?l lT wu'll?^ **** "e.l^i'yMtV* um.«V{ ifeSt 18 !«»*.* »?'t riH f)n» IB7*?WIM waul*.aTSWBU f M 'i;' Vl '?

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