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THE BEHJBL1CAH, ALOOKA, IOWA, WKDNESDAt, ^KBK0ABY 3, 1802. A SECOND MESSAGE ¥ HE PfteslDBNf SENDS MORE CORRESPONDENCE TO CONGRESS. A ifttUfftOtary Reply Received from ItlnUUr P«relr«— Mr. Blftlnfe Corrects Some Error* of Minuter Montt— The I Apology Officially Accepted. WASHINGTON, Jan. 2l».— The ] resident Ills sent the additional correspondence »pon Chilian questions to congress. The most important portion of tbe mes- cnge is contained in the f ollwing para- The response of Mr. Periera to our note of the 81st withdraws, with acceptable expressions of regret, the offensive note of Mr. Matta of the llth ult., and also the request for the recall of Mr. Bgan. The treatment of the incident of the assault upon the sailors of the Baltimore is so conciliatory and friendly that I am of the opinion that there is a good prospect that the differences growing owt of that serious affair, can now be adjusted upon terms satisfactory to this government, by the usual methods, and wiihont special powers from < mgress. Tnis turn in the affair is very . .ratifying to ms, as I am sure it will be to the congress and our people. The general support of the efforts of the executive to enforce the just right of the nation in this matter has given an instructive and visefnl illustration of the unity and patriotism of our people. PEREIRA'S ANSWER. The Chilian Forrisin Minister Blalcog an Apology. The correspondence mentioned by the president in his'message follows. First was Chili's answer to tho ixltiinatuin dated Jan. %Q, and received at the state department at 9 a. in. Jan. 26. It was transmitted by Egan and was a copy of Foreign Minister Pereira's answer to Secretary .Blame's ultimatum. After acknowledging the receipt of Mr. Bl.dae's note the foreign minister quotes the substance of the ultimatum and continues with the following language: YMthout any intention of opening a dis- cu; si on as to the facts referred to by the c-o.auiunication, which I have extracted, .and confining himself to the first parrot' the instructions of the honorable secretary oi state, the undersigned must state to your excellency the regret with which the government of Chili sees that his excellency, the president of the United States. finds reason to continue to regard the jii£i-' dent of Oct. 16 as an attack caused By' a' hostile feeling towards the uniform of-the navy of the United States. That unfortunate occurrence took place on a sudden, inc. district where the sailors of theves- se'- V iiig in the bay of Valparaiso are in the habit of assembling, without distinction of nationality. •• , From the nature of theincident it woiild be impossible to prove that there was «o doubt as to the special cause which served as its origin or pretext. But the undersigned can assert that that cause was not a hostile feeling towards the uniform oJ the navy of the United Stales, because the people of Chili have always Esteemed ami Respected That Uniform ever since tho time when it saw it figuring honorably in the ranks of Soldiers and sailors in -H great struggle which gave it independence and established the republic. The undersigned admits that the occurrence of ULT. ill was of greater gravity than li.ose which usually occur in the sa no district between the sailors which or afcltt Mcfttif? ft* state «nh* defcMtmillt ttf foreign filftttOttft of WMhingtttn, th« deaianatieft ef either the suptiitt* etftttt ol toadmM the Umted States, or ft trttdttftal of arbitration to determine tHi tepAffction which dfalll may have to make for fchat lamentable occurrence. AbioluUly Withdrawn Matta'* Nat*. As for the dispatch addressed under date of Dec. 11, to the Chilian minister in Washington by the minister of foreign relations of the provisional government, the undersigned submits that there could not be on the part of the government of Chili, the purpose to inflict any offense upon the government of the United States, with which it desires ever to cultivate the most friendly relations. Consequently the undersigned deplores that in the telegram there were employed through an error of judgment »the expressions which are offensive in the judgment of your government. Declaring in fullfllment of a high duty of courtesy and sincerity toward a friendly nation, that the government of Chili withdraws the said expressions. The undersigned trusts that this frank and explicit declaration which confirms that which had already been made to the honorrble secretary of state in Washington will carry to the mind of his excellency Mr. Harrison, ofhis government, that the people of Chili, far from entertaining a feeling of hostility, have the lively desire to maintain unalterably the good and cordial relations which up to the present time exist between the two countries—a declaration which is made without reservation in order that it may receive such publicity as your government may deem suitable. With regard to the suggestion made touching the change of personnel of your legation to which the instructions of the honorable secretary of state refer, it is incumbent upon the undersigned to declare that the government of Chili will take no positive step without the accord of the government of the United States, with which it desires to maintain its friendly understanding. The communication is closed with the assurance that the government of Chili cherishes the conviction that the relations with the government of the United States should be sincerely and cordially maintained. government th« brntal tettffa* 6* young men whe wWe slaifi fry brdsf 8t Balmwieda, When m th* $«<Olay 1 showed you tht dfstwtoh dv&trvlBgftii of theifictdentinsever* and <&$$& tetma, you acknowledged that y6u ,*ere mistaken. I thought you would hi satisfied, hut you again spoke disparagingly of Mr. Egan, and 1 said somewhat impatlenwy: "Why do you not demand, his recall instead of constantly disparaging him?" intending thereby not to favor his recall.but to put a stop to the frequent mention of Mr. Kgan's name. In referring to the question you remark: "You were pleased to acknowledge that the government of Chili had a light to ask that a Change should be made." Undoubtedly she has that right, provided she assigns a reason. You are too well skilled in diplomatic Usage to be reminded that when a nation is pleased to declare that a minister is persona non grata she is expected to assign a reason therefor, I have thus frankly endeavored to correct some misapprehensions of yours in order that the record of the state department of the United States may be kept exact and in all its proceedings shall be consistent. Accept, sir, the renewed assurances of my highest consideration. (Signed) JAMES G. BLA1NE. ELAINE'S REPLY. REV. CHARLES H. CUMBd fO Hid ILLNESS, fill fcfti* Hour* PalnleM, Though Con- »clo«« tathtt End— DIottJftphIo*! Sketch of the Famous Theologian— HU Popular EVENtS OP *t A WE£K. ffite*«it Mention, ., fl*l*f IAWKETE HAPPENINGS, LONDON, Feb. 1. — Rev. Charles H, Spurgeon died at Men tone at 11:05 p. in, Mr. Spurgeon's end was painless. He remained conscious to the last. Sis wife and Dr. Fitz Henry and Mrs, Thorne were present when he died. Charles Haddoh Spurgeon was born at Kelvedon, Essex, Jane 19, 1834. He was educated at Colchester, and became a village preacher and tract dis- tributer at the little village of Faversham, near Cambridge. He there became known as ''the boy preacher," and in that' New York Democrats will hold tneir state convention at Albany, Feb. 2)}, Ehree fcatgie at New York w»e swept out to sea. Siaty laborers w#e oa board. , The rumor that Minister Held is about to resign is confirmed. He will resume newspaper work. The Metropolitan opera house and several stores at Colmnbns, O., were destroyed by fire Tuesday, A committee has been appointed to investigate the charges of bribery against John Sherman in the Ohio legislature. Bob Musgrave, the noted life insurance swindler, who was caught a few months ago in St. Paul, is on trial at Indianapolis. Near Cumberland Gap, Tennt, Deputies Thompson and Williams attempted to arrest two outlaws and horse thieves. A desperate running fight occurred, and just t*{«$R MONTT TO BLAINE. The Chilian Minister at Washington Be- Tlews the Matter. The nest letter is from Mr. Montt to Mr. Elaine pud reviews the communications and conversations which passed between them, as understood by Mr. Montt. In the course of the letter Mr. Montt says that Mr. Elaine agreed to the proposition of arbitration made by Montt, and also assured him that if Minister Egan was persona non grata the United States government would send another. ELAINE'S ANSWER. fi .--.( t-<> i>, ii, • ••fi'it it, and the fact of -knowing that • denths have resulted from it among sixteen wounded men of the Balti.- e> u;is sufficed to give an extraorui- y ch rnctor and to induce the govern;•• u ol Ohili to hasten to adopt the meas- •e ••-aryto discover and punish the : i Ties, to offer in due time, it' there s;. . ..'. • ground for so doing, reparation as might be due. The preliminary examination was commenced an the morning which followed the night of the conflict some days before you presented your complaint. But the investigation could not be finished with the rapidity which the government of Chili desired, because the rules of pro- ceedure in criminial matters which are established by our laws are of slow application, and it was not possible for the president to modify or set them aside. This delay, which was inevitable owing to the independence with which the judicial authorities must act, has compelled the government of the undersigned to delay, greatly to its regret, the settlement of the difficulty pending with your government and a spontaneous offer of reparation for any injury done to the sailors of the Baltimore and that might be attributed to Chilian soldiers and sailors, or that might affect the responsibility of Chili. In view of your communication, and considering that, up to date, it has been impossible for the trial initiated by the judge of the criminal court of Valparaiso to be decided, the undersigned regards it as his duty to declare cnoe more, that the government of Chili laments the occurrence of Oct. W, and byway of showing the sincerity of his following, and tha confidence he has in the justice of his cause, he declares his'will- kiguess to await the decision of the examining judge, and proposes to the United States government that the case be submitted to the consideration of the supreme court of justice at Washington, to the end that that high tribunal, with its learning and impartiality, may determine, without appeal, whether there is any ground for reparation, and in what shape it should be made. Quote* from Kluine. Minister Pereira next calls attention to the disorganized condition of the country at the time of the assault and then quotes Mr. Elaine's note to the Italian foreign minister in answer to the demands of Italy, as follows: "There is no government, however civilized it may be, however great may be the vigilance displayed by its police, and however severe its criminal code may be, and howevtr speedy and inflexible may be its Administration of justice, that can guarantee its own citizens against violence rowing out of individual malice or a sud- popular tumult." This was preoisely the situation of the *dniUii»trtitive authorities at Valparaiso W the occasion of the occurrence which took place in October. Mr. Pereira then calls attention to the of arbitration of the qneitioa in the two governments could not to »n amicable agreement in the manner. Tue Chilian spntetor The Secretary Corroc.tn Some Statements Made by Montt. DEPARTMENT OF STATE, WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 38!)'J.—Sir: 1 have the honor to acknowledge vour favor dated the a3rd inst., but not received by mo until Mon- dny, the 25th. I beg to comment on two or three of its recitals. I think from zeal for your country you have made some mistakes, •which I shall proceed to correct. You are right in saying that I considered the proceedings of the government of Chili in making the judicial investigation ot! the unhappy affair at Valparaiso entirely praiseworthy. But you will remember as early as $he 25th of November I complained of the length of the judicial proceedings, and from time to time renewed the complaint, saying to you very lately that the court had already been eighty days in session, considering a matter which in the United States would have been wholly disposed of in two or three weeks. You replied that the Spanish law was slow in its processes, but exact in its conclusions, and with your statements I had to be content, though impatient for a liual judgment. Your offer of arbitration was never Unconditional and Exact. Had it been I would have insisted on your reducing it to writing, for it would have been my duty to lay it before t;he president 1'or consideration. But I was unable to report a mere verbal exchange of views between us as an agreement to arbitrate. You did say to me several times that, in that distant future when the Chilian court should render its judgment (if the United States should uot be satisfied with it), the two countries could arbitrate the matter. And even then vou always maintained that Chili would not voluntarily propose arbitration herself,but would do so when requested by some friendly power to take that course. On one occasion you mentioned Spain as a nation likely to intervene with Chili most effectively. You always looked to the future for the proposal and acceptance of arbitration. You say in your note: "I took occasion to inform you on tho 1st of January that my government authorized me to conclude an agreement looking to arbitration, and my government subsequently approved the agreement concluded by me. The Muttii Note. In regard to the Matta note, which was the subject of contention between us, you sum it up in the following declaration: "1 added, however, that it was far from being the purpose of my government to act in a manner at all offensive to the president of the United States or to any member of his cabinet, and that Mr. Matta's note, if rightly constructed, admitted of no such construction. I afterwards had the honor to inform you that I had received instructions from my government to inform that of the United States, that, considering the views expressed by Messrs. Buchanan and Webster in 1849 and 1850, that the messages sent by the president to congress are domestic communications, which cannot serve as a basis tor the interpretation of foreign powers oi their representatives, my government had no objection to striking out of the note of Dec. 11 such words as might be considered disagreeable by the United States government." By your own statement you evidently attempted to justify the Matta note. I certainly could not accept your language and never did accept language of that kind as an apology sufficient for the case. The Matta note was highly discourteous to the president and the secretary of the navy, imputing to them untruth and insincerity. Such language does not admit of contingent or conditional apology, which you offered. It could be apologized for only by a frank withdrawal. That you did not comply with Chili's request to publish it here was the swougest proof of your own disapproval of the note. Tbe Eg«m Matter. In regard to Mr. Egan, you complained many time* «ad very bitterly to me. E»- peci»Uy WM be deserving of sea»vu«, you thought, for OQt communicating tofrto Official Answer of the Secretary to ClilU'a Note of' Apology. WASHINGTON, Feb. 1.—The following is the reply sent by Secretary Elaine to the Chilian government note of apology: Egan, Minister, Santiago:—I am directed by the president to acknowledge the receipt of Senor Pereira's dispatch of the 25th instant. It has been communicated to congress and has given great pleasure to the people of the United States and the executive department, as it restores the correspondence between the two republics to a basis of cordial ty and makes, as ho believes, a full and honorable adjustment o£ all unsettled matters easily attainable. The president notes with gratification the expressions of regret for and condemnation of the assault upon the sailors of the Baltimore, offered by Senor Pereira and congratulates the Chilian government upon the frank and prompt withdrawal of the Matta circular and upon the spirit of justice displayed towards Minister Egan. You will assure the Chilian government that the president will be glad to meet, in the most generous spirits, these friendly overtures. Believing that the spirit of reparation for the assault upon the seamen of the Baltimore is now capable of adjustment between the two governments by the usual diplomatic methods, the president postpones, for the present, any discussion of the suggestions made by Senor Pereira as to the use of other methods; not .doubting that the sense of justice of Chili will enable the two governments to speedily and honorably make a full end of the whole mattsr. BLAINE. The Eider Ashore. LONDON, Feb. 1.—The steamer Eider from New York for Bremen, is ashore on Atherfield rocks, nine miles west of Ventnor, Isle of Wight. It is believed that all on board are safe. The life boats are endeavoring to reach the vessel. village delivered his maiden sermon. When but 17 years old he became pastor of a small Baptist chapel at Waterbeach, preaching in a barn, to which great, crowds flocked to hear him. The fame of his eloquence and earnestness spread rapidly, and invitations to preach poured in upon him from all parts of -England. In 1858 Mr. Spurgeon made his first appearance before a London congregation, and so pronounced was his success that it was found necessary to enlarge the church building. While this work was being done he preached at Exeter hall, and so great was his popularity that it was found necessary to turn away hundreds of those who crowded to hear him. In 1856 tho "Tabernacle" was built to accommodate the constantly increasing numbers of Mr. Spurgeon's congregation. Many hundreds of the great preacher's sermons have been printed, not only in English, but in most of the languages of continental Europe. The Tabernacle, when Mr. Spurgeon occupied its pulpit, was largely frequented by Americans in London. It is doubtful if any English theologian of the time has more forcibly impressed his personality upon his generation than has the preacher whose death has just been announced. In his illness, which began seven months ago, he has had world-wide sympathy and his devoted congregation have been untiring in their petitions to the Lord for his recovery. FAVOR AN AMENDMENT. one of the outlaws" was shot from his horse. After he fell he shot Deputy Thompson through the heart. Judge A. W. Bucker has recovered judgment in the district court at Denver against Harvey Young, J. B, Wheeler, of New York, and others for a sixth interest in the famous Aspen mine, at Aspen. Colo., and a sixth of the proceeds of that mine since November, 1884, amounting to over $12,000,000. CONGRESSIONAL PROCEEDINGS. Tuesday. WASHINGTON, Jan. 26!— There were not over a hundred and fifty members present when the house convened. Mr. Brecken- ridgc, of Kentucky, introduced a resolution requiring the president to inform the house whether any answer had been received from Minister Egan or the Chilian government to the dispatch of our government to Chili of Jan. 21, and if so from whom and when it was received, and also to communicate to the house all correspondence of the Chilian trouble not already communicated. After some debate the resolution was referred to the foreign affairs committee. The new rules wore tlieu taken up and discussed till adjournment. The senate passed a bill appropriating money for a public building at Leadville, Colo., and then took up the Mexican claims. AVeiJnosday. WASHINGTON, Jan. 27. — In the house a bill providing for a railroad and wagon bridge across the Mississippi river at South St. Paul passed. Mr. Hatch, of Missouri, introduced a bill providing that olemargarine transported into any state or territory shall be subject to the laws of such state or territory, the same as if manufactured therein, referred to the committee on agriculture. The house took up the report of the committee on rules In the senate a bill wns reported favorably for a dry dock at Algiers, La., at a cost of §350,000; also a resolution asking the president for information as to steps taken for sounding between San Francisco and Honolulu and other points iu the Pacific for a submarine cable according to the provisions of the last haval bill. Mr. Cullom introduced an amendment to the interstate commerce law. Thursday. WASHINGTON, Jan. 29.— Almost immediately after the reading of the journal Assistant Secretary Pruden was announced with the president's additional message on the Chilian affair. Tho vice president laid the message before the seriate and it was read. After the reading the senate pro. ceeded to routine business. In the house after the reference of several executive communications the house proceeded to consider the rules. At 12:45 the president's second message and accompanying documents were laid before the house and read. On motion of Mr, Blouut the message and correspondence were referred to the committee on foreign affairs. The house then proceeded to the discussion of the new rules. Friday. ' WASHINGTON, Jan. 29.— The house spent all day discussing the report of the committee on rules. The only action taken was the rejection of amendments propos • ing to place the appropriations for the District of Columbia in charge of the committee on the District of Columbia, and the appropriations for the Mississippi river in charge of the committee on levees of the Mississippi river. Free coinage, one- man power, Cajsaristn and filibustering were discussed. The senate was not in session. Saturday. Jan. 30.— Mr. Gates, of Alabama, from the committee on th* Judiciary, reported the resolution referring to that committee the report, charges and evidence taken by the committee in the Fifty-first congress relative to Aleck Boardman, judge of the Wentera District of Lousiaoa, with, instructions to fully investigate the sam» »»d report it* «nd recomauwdatiow «t any Agreed to. fk» bfliifte suspended Tho House Elections Committee Would Elect Senator* by Popular Vote. WASHINGTON, Feb. 1.—The house committee on election of the president and vice president and members of congress met and discussed the several joint resolutions before the committee, proposing amendments to the constitution providing for the election of senators by a direct vote of the people. After some discussion a test vote was taken on the principle involved in the several propositions. The vote showed that the committee were almost unanimously in favor of reporting a measure providing for the election of senators by the people. The meeting was then adjourned until Wednesday next. IN FAVOR OF BO YD. Tho Supreme Court Decides He la Governor of Nebraska. WASHINGTON. Feb. 1.—The United States supreme court has decided the Boyd-Thayer gubernatorial contest in favor of Boyd. Lottery Law Constitutional. WASHINGTON, Feb. 1.—The supreme court has decided the lottery case, upholding the law prohibiting the circulation through the mails of papers containing lottery advertisements. ON APRIL 15 The Alabama Democratic state convention will meet June 18. The national board of trade has endorsed the Torrey bankrupt law. A conference on the Behring sea question will soon be held in Washington. A cabinet crisis is impending in Prussia owing to the opposition to the school bill. Near Cumberland Gap, Ky., four laborers were killed by an explosion. They were thawing out some blasting cartridges. Major Yasuasua Kukushiem will leave Berlin shortly on horseback for Japan. The major wdl first ride to St. Petersburg, thence to Moscow, to Irkutsth, to Corea. The Childs-Drexel union printer's home in Colorado Springs, Colo., will be dedicated May 12, Sir. Childs' birthday. Amos, Cumniings, of New York, will delive'r the address. The National Farmers' Alliance annual convention met in Chicago Wednesday. The world's fair is to have a postofflce large enough to supply hourly mails to 150,000 exhibitors. Two New York steamship agents have been arrested for allowing barred immigrants to escape. Sir Morell MacKenzie, the noted physician, who attended the Emperor Frederick, is seriously ill in London. The New York assembly has voted to amend the electrocution law by allowing reporters to be present at electrocutions. The report that Mr. Keid intends to resign the office of United States minister to France is denied by the officials of the United States legation in Paris. The will of J. I. Case, of Racine, has been probated at Racine. The bulk of the estate of over a million dollars is left to Mrs. Case and the balance to the children. OttutaWs tidal palace tdfft ddwft, • . Hay is becdmintf very scared in tha, fldf thern part of the state. Two attempts were made Wednesday ftight to burn business houses at Burlington, A company with a capital stock of $60,000 will erect a packing House at. Charles City. A Washington man, in sawing up a log, cut off the tail of a mink which had crawled into it. A subscription paper is being circulated at Bed Oak for the purpose of prospecting for coal. The Chicaglb, Ilock Island and Pacific depot at Pleasant Plains was completely destroyed by fire Thursday. An attempt was made to rob tbe , United States mail wagon between Du- btique and Bulltown Thursday. At a meeting of the stockholders at Creston Saturday it was decided to rebuild the blue grass palace at Creston this year. An unknown man was shot and killed at Kellogg Saturday night while attempting to burglarize the drug store of W. C. Davis. Six business houses at Wapello were destroyed by fire a few days since. This is the second disastrous blaze experienced in that city in the past few weeks. Evan Evans, said to have been the oldest Mason in Iowa, died at his home in Burlington, aged 80 years. He was a native of Wales and had lived in Burlington since 1888. Tuesday of last week, burglars made a raid on tho Union bank, of Wilton, fifteen milt, from Davenport. They opened the safe and got away with $4,000 in paper, silver and gold. A bill has been introduced in the Iowa senate providing for a graded license fee. In cities of first class it will be $800, second class $600, and in incorporated toAvns and townships $500. Wisconsin Central engineers have asked and obtained a raise of wages to $4 a day. Yellow fever is bad at Guayaquil. The steamer Pizzaro is detained in quarantine there. Senat9r Cantor's §300,000 world's fair appropriation bill has passed the New York senate. Five persons at Grrinnell have brought suit against the Chicago, Bock Island and Pacific road for damages done by the fire in 1891. In case these are successful other suits will be brought. John Gibson, president of the Iowa State Savings bank, has sold his farm of 1,500 acres near Creston to Dorn Bros., of Des Moines, who will convert it into the largest sheep ranch in Southern Iowa. The price paid was $50,000. There is a disease among cattle in the vicinity of Spirit Lake that proves fatal in every instance, that cannot be accounted for by the farmers. The Beacon says an animal attacked by the disease will weave about for a short time, lie down, and in a few hours die. By the will of his aunt, Mrs. Bridget Doran Aas, of Melbourne, Australia, Colonel John O'Keeffe, of Creston, receives a legacy of $5,000 cash, and inherits a share of valuable Melbourne real estate. Colonel O'Keeffe is one of the leading politicians of Iowa. A family quarrel at the home of John John Moreland, in Dodge township, Boorie county, nearly ended in murder. The principal part of the fighting was between A. W. Washburn and N. S. Bedenbaugh, present und former lius- baiids of Mrs. Moreland, and guns, axes and knives were used. If war should be declared, the little torpedo boat now in process of construction at Dubuque will be one of our defenders. She will be a shallow harbor and river defender as well as a sea boat, drawing only four feet of water. All superfluous weight' will be dispensed with, and the 2,000-horse, power engine Settlers Can lake Land In the Slsoeton Reservation. WASHINGTON, Jan. 30.— Secretary Noble said: "I have decided upon April 15 as the day for the opening of the Sisseton Indian reservation in South Dakota, and the proclamation will be issued as soon as I receive official notice from the general land office concerning the particular lands to be added to tha public domain." Cleveland Wouldn't Talk. NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 80.—Mr. Cleveland was seen at Joe Jefferson's home, Orange Island, and was asked concerning the letter which it was said he contemplated writing announcing his withdrawal from the contest for the presidential nomination. He postively declined to answer the question one, way or the other. LATEST MARKET REPORT. St. Paul Union Stock Yard a. (SOUTH ST. PAUL, Feb. 1 1893. HOGS—Best grades uteady; others 5c lower. Quality fair to good; choice hogs selling at (H.40; balunco at §4.iri@i.«. CATTLE—Steady and quiet. Receipts were few iu number, but there were plenty in the yards to supply the deinaud. Not many fresh arrivals are needed for a few days. Prime steers, $3.7S@4.00: good steers, $3.&0®:iT6; prime cows, $3.!JO©3.65; good cows, $l.<KX&i.iU; common to fair cows, §1.25 ©1.9J; light veal calves, $8.262)3.75; heavy calves, $2.£>(&3.25; stackers, $1.U5®3.35; feeders, ia.b5ii2.75; bulls, stags and oxen, gl.25@2.35. SHEEP — Steady. Muttons, $4.00®4.75; lambs, $4.00d&i.To; stackers and feeders, $3.00® 4.00. BllnneapolU Grain. MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 1,1893. WHEAT—January, closing at KtySo; May, opening Sll%c; highest, «>%c; lowest,85%@85%o, closing BOJ^u. On track-No. 1 hard, 85M&o; No. 1 Northern, B4J4C; No. 3 Northern, 79®81o. The Helena (Mon.) city council has sent a petition to congress to pass a Chinese total exclusion bill. The date of holding the Indiana state Democratic convention has been changed from April 14 to April 81. The committee having in charge the arrangements for the national sanger- fest to be held in Reading, Pa., next summer, have selected Jtily 25, 20, 27 and 28 for the dates. At Chicago Mrs. Fanny Wise was fatally burned in extinguishing flames that spread from an open grate to the clothing of her 8-year-old child. The little one burned to death. At a meeting of Indiana Republicans at Indianapolis it was decided to hold the state convention June 28. A resolution was adopted endorsing President Harrison and recommending his renom- ination. neu to jwy fc4bilt« to the l«te Efes Chicago Uvo Stock. CHICAGO UNION STOCK YARDS, I Feb. I,i893. ) CATTLE-Steady. HOGS-Weak, 10©l5o lower. Heavy, $i.W O4.00; Ugttt, 84.00®i.5Q. BHEBP-Steady. Chicago Grain and Provif loo*. CHICAGO, Fob- 1, 1891, OPENING F&IOK8. WHEAT-May, CORN-M&y OATS-May, 80%c. POBK-May, LABD-May, SHORT RIBS-May, CLOMMQ TaltonHall, the Virginia murderer, las been convicted, Friends threaten 'o resC'de him. drive it at a high speed. Hanson and Lee, the boy murderers, and a petty criminal named Johnson, came near breaking jail at Dubuque. With the aid of an iron bedstead leg a hole liad been dug through the sheet iron basement and the stone wall, A rope had been prepared to let them down twenty-five feet into the jail yard, from whence escape would have been easy. The other prisoners gave the scheme away. Plans have been received from Germany for the white enamel factory, the first in the United States, to be erected at Dubuque next spring by a, German manufacturer. The patent on granite ware expires next year, and Dubuque manufacturers expect'its place to be taken by white enamel, now bearing a duty of 40 cents, and which has entirely superseded tin cooking untensilfl in Germany. | Casper J. Hart, who died at Cedar I Rapids a few days ago, left an odd will. After bequeathing to his two sons, two The Britisn ship Ferridaie w'asjbiow'ii sister!} aiul brother e.aph $1,000, the will says *lw bt,lauce of Ms fortune of Twenty ashore near Grays Harbor, Or. of the sailors are reported lost. At Green Bay.Wis., Martin Van Lannon, a saloon keeper, killed Charles View and wounded two other men with whom he had a quarrel. The jury in the Musgrave life insurance swindling case at Terrc Haute, [nd., brought in a verdict after being out six hours, giving him ten years in ;he penitentiary and a fine of $500. Mr. .And Mrs. Rudyard Kipling and Mrs. Kipling's mother and sister will visit tha United States early in the spring. The party will remain a few months in America and will then start on a tour of the world. It has been practically decided that no more sky-scraper structures can be erected in Chicago. A sub-committee of the city council voted to recommend that no permits be issued for new buildings exceeding 150 feet iu height. $50,000 shall 1)6 feed for the erection of a monument to blB 6WH inemory, with a soldier on dress pal'ftdfl on the nionu- ment. The city is deeded the lot and monument. 1892 Petauary. 1892 Su. We. Th.|Fti. 5 Sat 6 Last siiinmer a young man ._.._. Linn Grove sent money to Norway to pay the passage of his sweetheart. Sb« caine, but when a few days ago he procured a marriage license and went after her she refused.to marry him. He got possession of her clothes and held them until a constable appeared with a writ of replevin. Now the only thing the young man has to show for his money is a marriage license. A case that is attracting considerable attention is in progress in the district court at Pea Moinea. Hiram B. Hatch died about a year ago, leaving an estate valued at about $50,000. He was a BOO of A. Hatch, an Ohio farmer, who bad nineteen children by his first and fire by hie second marriage. Nineteen grew to maturity and were married, and their progeny, together with other relatives numbering nearly 300 are now after the property of the deceased. The farmers of Pocahontas county W9 considerably excited over the appear* ancein their midst of some large wild animal, which has been destroying ft good deal of stock. It has been claimed

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