Sterling Daily Gazette from Sterling, Illinois on January 31, 1888 · Page 1
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LESS THAH ONE CEHT F A DAY «t.i-i«« ?V*tchc*. Pr*ms, ptc. }jK-\i nnr!s**r !s cr,rr.i J»t*. NEARLY TWO THOUSAND PAGES Of the chntoMl wtrrten of th» hwrt Aro*rte*3i *nthorn. . "A S»'f-M»J» M»B," "K^nrim' io« " "Tho Dwwrtsr," "Th* 'slfUla* BOG*," "At 'Tb« K** HniitAia " "TTw T*rra- Oi»«k," rt« , »t*. Tb* mhtcrlpt!** prlr* of thti " Klnf of ih*i Mftnthllw" b Iral $300 R y«*r. flampl* copy MB! f 10 MmtJi (B jrt«mM " * M1n«V' "Arrle B**4 »&S Brr*r T !'*«• Bntt,' 1 '• Frmn tb« Rank*," " STERLING ILLINOIS. TUESDAY, JANUARY 3118*8 NUMBER 296 MOSES QILLQX Haa jnst receiver! s car of SPLINT COAL [^Jitst the tiling to "burn- in YOUR CRATES Tkln kiefl ef wests*!-. TStY IT. ;H,CA.G, ft,R OOT??O >.AST. I nrilSn WEST. 8— Pasionprcr (J:IS s.m 136— r»Sfien)?pr 2:45 p.m. 7n— KrelKUl ...... »:i5 p.m.|42— Frtl({lit....-8:45p.m. most FAST. IARRIVR 79— Pasttinijer... 9:10 p.m.1'15— Pai«cni{cr 10 :M a.m 77— Freight ......|41— Fralglit—«.l :80p.m. Passenger No. M connects with traliiB Mat anrt woit on Clinton Branch: with 0. B. I & P. B. R at Bode Island east aud west; with Oalesburx passenger at Rio; with m»ln line for points went Council Bluffs, Omaha and beyond, and at Bush- naU for Kanaas City and, points beyond. C. & N. W. TiMfc TABLE OOINO KAXT. OOI!»(JWK8T Marahallto wn Passengerl Clinton Faa»., 8:17 p.m. ....._...__..! :40 p. m. Pacific Bx ...... 2:23 a, m. DenverPass...lO:2g a. m. I)enverPa9s...4.-04p. m. ~ Atlantic Hi.:... 2:37 a, m. MaHhRlItown --Clinton Pass....8.-27 a. m.| Pas»«nger...l:18 m. FBioanr TRAINS ITEUL.T CARET OOWOfcAST. ._ OOI»OW»IT. No. 74 8.17 p. m. No. 84...__ 8:27 a. m. No. 73..™ ,.li):2«. a. m. 8:43 a, ra. THE AMERICAH AAGAZINE BeautifullyIllustrated, 25cts,,$3aYear, ITS BCOPE.-THK AMERICA* MAOAZWf »!»»« t>r^fi>r«nc« to o«lloi!»l tocici fat KMTIM. M* In llt«r»luf« md »'t «r« of lh» hltlint lUtdirtf. Fimoui AmtrictD writf" flll'lw pKff«4 with • wids vkrtntr of int«rMtinn «ketcbM of tratpl ftnd adTint- ori». ••rial tn-l thort Btoriffl, dMCrlptlv* ftoconoUof oar ftmoui coup I run on and women, brief *M»r* °* th« lorfmojl problem! ot lb« period, and, In mart, Distinctively Representative of American Thought and Progrtut. It !• toknowlfdirtd by the prr iw «nd publlo to b« the Kf»t popular And entertaining; of tke kl>a* «!!»•• monthlies. NEW LAW FOR SETTLERS. PROPOSEDLEGISLATIONFORTHE BEri- EF1T OF THE PUBLIC DOMAIN. Ill«tr*.t«d •.with, •nd Bpeelml In* d Bp^elml i In €••*. or Valcutfele Froml to Clob R»l««r* t vrltl be *«nt «n r«c*lpt «f lff«.» irthl*, paper !• mentioned. B3- R««ponfltble and «nervetl«_Mi wanted to Bolide •nbicrlptlonv. Writ* M ttaoe for exclusive territory* AUDIUtSS, TEE AKEBICAH HAQA2UTB 00,\ 749 Broadway, New York/ -Notb 4o -Laod -Seekers 4 A few choice tracts o( land now In the bands ol K. B. Uubbard, located hi Iowa and Southern Minnesota, with TITLES WMMTED PERFECT. While many of the lands now owned by specn lators are under a oloud of title. These Unas are sold with PKRFECT ABSTRACTS. HRIOES FROM SIX TO TEN DOLLARS PER AORE._ : I have also a FARM WEST of EMPIRE For sale cheap, on which a good property In Sterling or Rock Kails will be taken as part payment; oow Is the time to got good bargains. HAP8 A\D OKHCUIPTIOIVX Can bo had at my offloa, and cheap tickets to show western lands. Uelaysj are Dangerous on These liar* office opposite Mannerchor null, ' Hterllusr. IIIH. KIRK'S SOAP FLOATING THE CHIEF Fo* tho Bath, Toilet and Laundry, 3now White nnd Abaolutoly Purp If yerar dealer dooa not koop White Clood Soap, fc^nd 10 ceitta far nnrapl« ctiko ID the maker* •JKSs-8. KIRK &CO. f CHICAGO. A Bis; Scheme .That Ho Fnr In Only It Somcboclj'i Mlnil— Senator Morgan and Rliili'* Pec Hill —landing Strlkitn on Hand— The JVnjr In Congr***—Benedict R«pllns to RU Arm**™. CITY, Jan. 31.—The sub- committia uf I lie house committee on public lainJo, which has been considering tbe various proposition-.- lo change the land laws, has complolel il»lalors and will report to tbe full committee neit Thursday. Resulting from its deliberation! is a bill In lien the chief of all others on tha subject, provision's of which are as follows: All public lands are to be claraiflad as agricultural, timber, mineral, desert, or reserved. No .timber land Is to be sold, but the Umber growing upon It may be disposed of to the highest lildJer after advertisement, In forty acre trnctn, tho limber to bo removed within ill years from ths date ot sala. Mineral entries may Ue made of foe same land, even after tha sale of timber, but can not Impair the right of tbe • purchaser of the timber. Timber land shall tiot be appraised at loss than $10 pir acre. The .president may set apart any fruit lantla as public reservations. The desert Innd la it Is continued In effect, with an amendment requiring entrymon to fllo mn|n exhibiting tbe mode of contemplated inlgatiun and the source of water supply. All tlio laws allowing pre-emption of public lands and the act entitled "Au act to amend the act to encourage the growth of timber on the western prairies," and all other laws in mnflict with tbe provisions of tbe prownt bill, are repealed, but all bona fide claims initiated before its passage may be perfected. ' All laws relating to t/ounty land warrants, college and other land scrip remain In force. The homestead low Is amended so as to allow beads of families and age, or persons who have of Intention to become such, to enter a quarter section or leM of public lands, but no person who It the proprietor of 109 acres of land, or who qnils or abandons his residence on bli own land to rondo on public lands In the same state or territory,- shall acquire any right under the homestead law. AN ALABAMA SENATOR'S VIEW. Morgan Thinks the Bohoplmnstar Is Abronil Rather Too Aggressive^. WASHINGTON CITY, Jan. 3L—Morgan made a notable speech In the senate Monday against the educational bill. He said ho could not approve Its policy because It belonged to that class of intensive legislation which, like intensive agriculture and a great many other intensive things, recoiled and produced a relapse Instead of promoting a healthy, steady and pmna.ient growth. He would not consent tbat the state of Alabama should be under any coercion, moral or other resolution calling upon him for Information as to the discharges of employes made by him, explains and justifies these discharges, defends the administration of bis office, and emphatically denies the charge that the congressional work of the office is largely in ar- re»rs. Ha declares that during the forty- five days of the Fiftieth congress the printing oidered by congrera hod incroawl 40 per cent over tint oulorcxl dui ing a similar period of the Fcr ; y-nlnth ronRre^n, but -states that the work has been r.' r °rnp^y bandied with a working force of 800 lwa employes than wera on the rolls of the office at the beginning of the Forty-ninth congress. The letter gave rise tn a short debate, during which Cutcheon offered a resolution providing for the appointment of a special com- mittoe to.inventigate the present administration of the printing offlco. Finally a substitute for this, offered by Springer, was adopted, which extends the Investigation so aa to cover the administration of the present public prlntee_and tbat or his predecomor, Rounds, Vho is doad. Read of Maine thought It would not help members to got their document* quicker to Investigate a man. who Is dead, and appealed to Springer to Withdraw his substitute resolution, but the latter would not do so, saying that he wanted to Institute, a comparison between the work of the office under the present and a previous public printer. A BIG THING ON PAPER. Ramored Formation of • Great Anglo- American Syndicate—Who Are la It. WABHIHOTON CITY, Jaa 31.—U to rumored that a great Anglo-American syndicate is being formed,"in which Jay Gould, Phil Armour, the Roihchllds, the duke of Devonshire, the duke of Westminster, and two or three rich Scotchmen are Interested, while the syndicate back of the Baltimore & Ohio know what is going on and will be let in on the ground 9OCT. The new syndicate Is to gather up all kinds of American produce—flour, cbeeee, butter, fruit* and live stock—ship them to Cblcago, thence by tho Baltimore & Ohio to New York. A bridge is to be built connecting Staten Island with the main land, and large REV, HADDOCK'S NEMESIS. DARK AND MY8TERIOU3 8TORY FROM SIOUX CITY. ... . . * UMavou lamuu n4bu uuv uiani luuu, (auu IM f c uzens 01 legal dockB con.,^,.^ -Special steamers are to filed declarations carry . tbe merchandlM to Barrow-ln-Furness | In the domain of the duke of Devonshire, { where tbe company is to build more docks, abattoirs for slaughtering the cattle aftor landing, tanneries for preparing the hides, 1 and factories for manufacturing oleomargarine, ' Warehouses are to be opened, which will distribute the goods throughout England, supplying consumers directly, without incurring middlemen's charges. The—Charges Against the Beading. WASHINGTON CITT, Jan. 31.—John I* Lee, John H. Davis and Hugh McQarvey, a committee representing tho Pennsyl- j vania striking railroaders and miners, arrived here Monday night, and will lay before congress a memorial stating that the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad company, the Philadelphia & Heading Coal and Iron 1 company, the Lehlgh -Valley Railroad company, and otbor corporations have unlaw- \ fully conspired with individuals to raise the price of coal to an unreasonable figure, and wise, or even exposed to temptation under ! for this purpose have, by enforcing a lockout — •• - • ' in the entire Lehigh and Schuylkill anthracite coal systems, prevent**! tha mining and shipping of coal from these systems to any part of the Unite 1 Btates. They ask as the representatives of t&.OOO worklngmen tbat congress appoint a special committee of the house of representatives to investigate the cause of said lock on t as spuodlly as possible. Grave-Xtobbera Arrested* WASHINGTON Crrr, Jaa 81. — Percy Brown, an aged grave-robber, has been arrested here (or robbing graves in the prominent cemeteries of Washington City. Be and his sister Maude, each past 70, live In a subterranean apartment near the capitol, and have b->en jointly engaged In this work for many years. She says they were born In Russia, of wealthy paranta. She became .the wife of a president of the Royal Medical college, and thus became familiar with dissecting rooms and the art* of the trade she now plies. She and her brother, whose home has been for years almost within the shadow of the capitol, have despoiled, she says, probably SOU graves. this bill. If congress would take off the burden of surplus taxation Alabama would take care of her own com" mon schools. She was doing It now In a way to put to tho blush many of the older states. The next step In the progress of usurpation would bo compulsory education. The schoolmaster Intended to take possession of the land, and this bill would give him In the state of Alabama, 113,000,000 a year In salaries, while all the state expenses of the government were but $800,000. • • • Blair remarked that be did not believe In compulsory education. Morgan sold that that was certainly the only reason why compulsory education was not In the bill, because the senator from New Hampshire had got everything; else in it that he believed in. As to the political objects of the bill, the senior senator from New Hamp- shlrc[Blai r] wanted to protect the ballot box by eduoitlng the negroes; while the Junior senator [Chandler] wanted to do It by taking the shotguns out of the hands o( white men. That was the proposition. They, bod bo more right to Interfere with voting In the, stato of Mississippi than be [Morgan] had to Interfere with a man's going to church in New Hampshire, lie believed that education was safer in the bands nf the fathers, and mothers in tba commnolty than la the hands of "patent outside" teachers, and that one Of the defects of the common school system .was the discouraging of the co-operation _pf parents. Several attempts had been made by congress to benefit the coalition,.of the negroes. The FreedmensMtenk was one of them. It did not make the negrose rich, but it made other people rich, This bill was another gift to the negroes; but It was a gift which would destroy them. It would take from that race of people all the manhood which they possessed, and prevent the very best efforts of their friends in the south from making anything of them. , IN THE SENATE AND HOUSE. TTHIS is the top of the genuine . "Pearl Top" Lamp Chimney, all are imitations. others similar «This is the exact label on each one of the i Pearl Top I Chimeys. The dealer may say and think he has as good, but he has not. . Insist upon the exact label and top. &EO. A. MACBETH & CO Pittsburgh, Pa. .1 in CK ca^u, TV (U (U\L Jt on fi'>' c LORD&THOIliS TcTTrsul*. A well iinprored farm In Whlteaide Co. ot 1*0 ftore* to trade for Neb.—or KA&M* Uttda. Sulks) qolok If you I»4«»'.r«bl9. U F. 1. trnopsls of th* Business Transacted by the Two National Chamber*.: WABHIMOTOK Crrr,. Jani 8L—The first business of tbe senate Monday, as usual, was tbe receipt of mimerous petitions for Prohibition. The proposition to reduce letter postage was reported adversely. A bill was introduced for forest protection. Th* constitutional amendment to change the date of tbe president's inauguration and termination of the short session of congress from March Message. Jan. 21.—In tha case of tOe Western Ufllo'n vs. George F. 'Hall, on a .writ of error ' from the United States circuit courtfor tha ; ^6wa Southern district,tbe supreme court Monti ay decided for the telegraph company. •. Solf sued for damages on account of the delay of a message, ordering the /purchase of iU.OCK) barrels of petroleum. Th» supreme court decided in substance that Hall must prove that b« lost a profitable purchase by the delay, anoX as It was clear that he did not he could not recover. « V Only During Her Widowhood. WABHplcmH Cmr, Jan. 31.»-ifr«. Ix>gan's pension bill wss agreed to Monday by.'^he house peQtlons"6omnitttee "with ran -aniend- .meat. The bill as introduced paid'pension to her "during her' natural lifetime." The change would simply bring the case under tbe law, which suspends the payment of widows' pensions on* tbe remarriage ot the party' receiving such pension. Three ' member* of th* committee will make a minority report. • Beck Is for Cheap Postage. WASHINGTON CITY, Jan. 81.—Sawyer re• ported to tbe senate Monday against an In. vesUgation as to ^ha propriety of .reducing local letter postage/ He said that while the service was being conducted at a loas his i?^*^ ""?*!?**? t "° T ? Wj \F* a >'? b i committee would not favor further reduo- introduced a resolution for ao investigation j of alleged Inefficiency in tbe postej eervioo., Morgan and Blair made speeches against, aud f or the educational bill. At 4:80 the' senate went Into secret session and at 5:20 adjourned. . The house ; passed the 'till authorising a bridge across the Missouri river below Bt Charles, Mo. Among the bills, eta, introduced were tho following: To prevent aliens acquiring publlo lands; authorising the appointment of clerks to members of congress.; to take tbe tax off salt and oleomargarine; (or a bounty on exported wheat, corn a,nd flour; to prevent trusts, combinations, etc.; for the Issue ot fractional silver, certificates; for the further coinage, of silver and re- dernptlou of national batik uotea; for surrey for a waterway from Lake Michigan; lo tbe Mississippi The report* in th* Lowry- Whlte contest, from Indiana, . were presented, tho. majority declaring for a new election, and the minority favoring the oontestee.' A" totter fronv the; pabi'o printer was read denying the charges of delay in public work, aud after some 4>}ba,&e a resolution was adopted'{or an investigation ot tfco offloa under the present bead, and nuder Mr. Hounds, deceased. Tha eeiwte, amendnaeato. to tit* bQI appropriating fo( •(ricuUarai experiment stations war* concarrail la, and tha house adjourned. ... , fftlNTER BENEDICT'S DEPEMSE. ", It slwralt* b> aa Ord«r (ur a CoaiparaUv* Znv*«tl||atloQ of Uia O<B««. W»siu»OTO» CJTT, Jun. 81.—The l*U*r read tn tita house Moaday from Public Printer Beeodlot, In aoswar to Uw reowit aaintad- *• bis «**tK*t ot hl« «MU»* aad « tions of postal rate*. Beck declared In favor of the reduction of local letter postage,. regardless of the question of the postal rev- ennesv Sent to a Ix>n( Sleep. WABBIHOTOR CITT, Jan. 81.—The proposition ot Lawlcr to repeal tbe oleomargarine tax was sent by the bouse Monday to tbe agriculture committee, much to that states-man's disgunt, as Up wanted it referred to tbe ways and moans. Ita reference to Hatch's committee means its permanent; slumber In a pigeon hole. . NU11 After the Hallways. DBS HOINKS, Iowa, Jan. 81.—The senate oommltUre on railways has decided to favor a bill editing passenger fare to 2>i and K I cants per mile. A resolution providing for ' the taking of testimony on the subject ot [ railways for the Information of tbe legislature, was tabled on the ground that th* members are already expert on that subject. Tba bousa was engaged on the railway question Uouday, also. A resolution to refitr all railway bills to the, judiciary comntltte* to report on their constitutionality was tabled. A local option bill was off ins 1 pro- Tidlas; for a tl.CKHi license for saloons la cities of 10,'OuO or more population. Twenty- cm 9 coinraittte clerks were sworn, nineteen of them being women. Th« Disaster at Pine Station, Ind. CMCAUO, Jnn, 81.—U h*j beeu definitely sxosTtalnitd that th« only life lost iu tb* rtli- •way wreck on the Lak* Shore rood near Piu* Btalioo, bid., WM that of K. K. Codtr. ' Uto bed? we* recovered front Bator a (real ]ril» MT detsrlv Wby Some People Think the Murder WM Committed by • Strans^i—Cowardly Crime in Mlisoorl—One Pistol "One* Off" In the lUtht Place—Grave Bobbers In Custody—Colled Cnssednees. Bioux CUT, Ia., Jan. 8U—The sematlonal story which comes from Cedar Rapids regarding the Haddock case has revived and strengthened a theory which many thoughtful citizens hererhave entertained over stnoe tbe night of the shocking tragedy. That theory was that some old enemy had taken advantage of the excitement of the times and deliberately took tb* clergy man's,'life, confident in tbe belief that tha saloon element would be held responsible, and that some one of their number would be arrested, tried, convicted and hanged for the brutal crime. Wencll Cerney, a Bohemian carpenter, while laboring under the delusion that he was at last being bunted down for tbe Haddock murder, attempted to commit suicide in a lumber yard at Cedar Rapids. As he came to Blouz City from Chicago about the time of the tragedy and left very soon afterward there were some who hinted to him. It ll reported, that be had something to do with the crime. Thesuspicion seems to have haunted him. After the doctor bad sewed up the would-be suicide's razor gashos an Interpreter remarked; "They have found out who killed Haddock." -7 "No they haven't,"promptly responded the wounded man. "Tbey have not fonnd him." . ••As soon as Cerney somewhat recovered from tbe attempt upon his own life he became retlcont and would not converse on tbe subject of the murder. * For several weeks prior to tbe fatal night of Ang. 3, 18S0, Slox City was In the throes of intense excitement, caused by the attempted enforcement of the Clark law. Rev. Mr. Haddock was prominent in securing evidence and appearing as a witness against saloon men. Ono day wben the court-room was crowded Rev. Mr. Haddock was upon the wi-nosi stand. As bis eyes wandered rat over tbe large audience they rested upon the features of a .stranger to Bloux City, but familiar to the minister. Haddock's face paled, and a nervous tremor paxsed over his strong person. Immediately on leaving the witness stand at the adjournment hour. Mr,_Hnddock_app!ledta-lh8. court for and was granted permission to carry concealed weapons, and on returning home the gear-wheel found near his body the night of the murder was fashioned Into a formidable slungsbot. Haddock Informed his wife that an old and deadly enemy hod appeared In the court room, bnt be vouchsafed no further Information. Out of tbe 15U witnesses called In the Arensdorf trials there was one young man whose evidence did not vary from first to last. He strongly and persistently averred that the slayer of Rev. Haddock approached him from the rear, following him from tbe Columbia house corner, and fired tbe fatal shot at the very moment when Haddock was mot'by Arensdorf and Peters. The murderer then ran north and the others scattered In all directions. This young ' man, Julius Lebreton, was at tbe engine bouse a few paces south looking from the window, and by tbe relative position of tbe electric light and gas street lamp was In tfee best position to see the occurrences there enacted. In view of publlo sentiment during these trials It would have been suicidal for Arens- dorfs attorneys to bavs attempted to prove that the shot had been flred by other than a saloonkeeper, yet Jud?e Weaver then and now believes Haddock was shot from tbe rear, and the doctors who examined the wound testified tbat th* ball entered baok of the shoulder blade, An officer who believes the theory advanced above has sought through the east, south and north for the man he believes to be the murderer, but thus for without success. In all probability the real criminal will not be known until the man whom Haddock saw and recognized in the court-room or B deadly enemy is ran to cover and recognised. It is not -impossible that this man Oerney is the instrument through which the Haddock murder mystery will be finally cleared up. . OBJECTED MURDEROUSLY. A Young Han Assassinated by the Father and Brother of His Sweetheart* ST. JOSEPH, Ma, Jan. 31.—About 8:80 o'clock Sunday night, William Bstes, 18 yean old, shot aad Instantly killed William -Bl akely, a young man about the same age, at* Wallace, a small town ten miles south of this city. Young filskely had accompanied Hiss Anna Estes, the lA-y ear-old daughter ot Peter Kstes, to the Christian church. Tbe girl's father and her brother, who did the killing, both objeeted to her keeping company with tbe young man, and three we sks ago the girl, in a quarrel with her father over her lover, bad left home,' and was living with a friend in town. After church th* father tried to Induce the girl to go with him and leave her lover, but she refused to do so, and started with him from the church. Tbe two were confronted at the church gate by William Eitea, a brother, who drew a revolver and shot Blaksly in the mouth, tba. ball lodging la the head. The father, .who was standing in the church door, then drew a revolver and shot Blakely in the shoulder, and the son, who was only a few feet from him, deliberately walked up to the body and flred Into Blakely* bead, killing bun Instantly. .The parties are well to do, and excitement runs. high. Father and brother have both been arrested and are In jail In this city. The girl was prostrated by tha shock, and may become Insane. John B, Mulligan sleeping on some txwr kag* and struck him four blows on the eolee ot his feat Mulligan, who was a young man, JQinpnd np and protested, whereupon Stevens grabbed him by the collar and dragged him along the street. On the way to tbe station house be ciulibml him on the side of the hand, CHitaing sovaral severe scalp wounds. Tbe doctor* found that death was due to meningitis produced by blow? from Stevens' club. Two Jorous Cowboy* Suppressed. RAPID Crrr, Dak., Jan. 81.—Two cowboys namsd Arthur and I'olu rode Into Buffalo Gap, somo fifty tnllm south of hers Sunday, and after getting drunk, Inaugurated a free- for-all shooting tournament, taking everything and anything as the target. Aeon- stable who attempted to arrest them wa* brutally beaten with a revolver. Another dtiBen who went to bis assistance was seriously, though not fatally, hurt. Citizens then toott a ha nd and In the general melee that ensued one of the cowlxrys was instantly killed and the other so badly wounded that he cannot recover. BEBEL'S DEFIANT TALL HE TELLS BISMARCK HE CAN ANNIHILATE SOCIALISM. NOT Opposition to Springer. 8nusu7iiLD, Ilia, Jan. 8L—The oppoat- tlon to CongroMuian William M. 8pringer*a renomlnation wus formally oreanicad Monday evoning at a secret meeting composed of prominent member* of the Democratic party from MTeral of the counties of tbia congree- ilonal district. The aubjtct of breaking down the combination of Mr. Springer, H. W. Clendenln, the postmaster, and CoL Henry Davis wa> thoroughly discussed. It was decided to present the name of B. F. CeJdwell, a former member of tho legislature, and the present president of the Farmers' National bank of this olty, as well as a well-known farmer and stock man, to the next congressional convention. Tha gentlemen present aay they are In earnest, and propose to do everything In their power to prevent Mr. Springer's renomlnation. Pleading with the Jurjrmen. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind, Jan.81.-~Intar*st In tha tell-iheet cams seems to be Increaaod by the conviction of Coy and Bernhamer, and a number of telegrams hare been unt to gentlemen living In the same counties with the jnrors urging them to see the jurors to tha Interest of the effort now making to secure clemency from (he judge. A special agent started to DeKtlb connty Monday to secure the signature of Juror Carbonler to an affidavit, but the messenger wai recalled when advised that a juror may mak« an affidavit under our law sustaining his verdict, but in no case will he be permitted to make one Impeaching It It Is generally believed that no further proceedings would be bad if Woods -would agree to subject Coy and Bemhamsf only to a fine, but so far the 'court baa re- fosod to Intimate what be will do. Crop Statlsiloe from Kansas. TOPEKA, Kan., Jan. 31.—The report of the agricultural department was Issued Monday, showing tho product and status of crops for the year 18V7. The yield was as follows: Winter wheat, 8,616,244 bushels; spring wheat, 6f>2,957 bushels; corn, 75,7»1,544 bushels; rye, L,02h,!tt3 hushela; barley, 414,540 busheli; oa s, 46,727^418 bushels; buckwheat, H3.4VI3 bnihela. During the year 90,4.<M acres of sorghum were planted, and 2,731,100 gallons of sirup were made, valued at (1,103,84.5; 00,121 bushels of sorghum swed were planted for forage, tha value of which was $1,794,355. There is In the state U4.904,- 143 bushels of old corn, and 1,787, WO bosh- els of wheat on hand. A Must Satisfactory Accident. Me., Jan. 81.—Sunday evening at Centre Sidney, a town adjoining Augusta, a man named Edward Wentworth, 40 years of age, was fatally shot He was very cruel to his family, and Sunday even- Ing after boating bis wife struck blsdaugbter and was choking her. The wife interfered when be leaped up exclaiming be would kill them all Ho started ; to get bis revolver, but a son grabbed the pistol and it was discharged, the ball penetrating the father 1 * coast, killing him instantly. Preferred to Die*a Heathen. VICTORIA, B. C., Jan. 8L~Ah Fat was hanged Monday morning for the murder of • Chinese woman, Chuey Whey. He declared bis Innocence to the last H« speut most of Sunday night, 'reading the Chinese venloa of the New Testament but taid be would die in his old faith. Ue walked to the scaffold with firm step*, and before being pJnioced knelt toward toe four poicU o{ the com put and repeated in a load vdloe prayers la bis native tooga*.> Death was Fltlierr Conference Speculation. OTTAWA, Ont, Jan. 81. — A meeting of the cabinet was held Saturday to consider reports received from tte Canadian commissioners attending the Washington convention. As matters now stand before the commission, the Dominion government deem a satisfactory or, In fact, .any settlement of the fishery side of the negotiations beyond possibility, their only hope being that the result of the convention may lead np to a broader basis upon which all questions In dispute between tba Dominion and the United States may be amicably settled, and a satisfactory arrangement for more extended trade relations between the two countries arrived at. ._, They Thought It V!mn An Karlhquake. BOSTON, Jan. 31.—A special dispatch from Providence, R. i, says that city, Bristol, Warren, Bast Greenwich and other bay side towns were badly shaken up Sunday night by a dynamite explosion in Newport harbor. In, many places the' shock resembled an earthquake, and report! from various points speak of it as a gen nine earthquake, the cause not being generally known. No other cause for the shock was known here until Monday, when it was learned that in Newport harbor efforts were being made to clear the harbor of the unparalelled Ice Balds. Striking: Miners as Tenant*. WrLKKBBARBB, Pa., Jan. »L— The ervlo- tion oases 'of the Stout Coal company against a number of tenauU who are on strike In tba Lebign region were decided by Judge Woodward Monday in favor of the tenants. Their leases provide that in case of non-payment of rent, the tenants were to confess judgment In an amicable suit of ejectment The judge decided tbat a suit of ejectment la not an amicable action, and tbat the tenant* couTd not coufeas judgment In tbat way; therefore, the write of dispossession were noli and void Two Millions Barnedon Broadway. NEW YOKE, Jan. SL— The first great Ore oa Broadway In yean broke out Monday morning, destroying a vast amount of business property, and making Idle 400 people. It began in the atom of Henry Rogers, and before it was stopped ten firms had been burned out, and the stocks of nine other firms damaged by water. The goods destroyed were mostly millinery, clothing and fancy goods, and the total lose foots up 91,* 800,000, with insurance of about fl.OOO.OOO. Borribl« Effect of Poisonous Food cm aa Ir:«li Fumllr—I.1U In th« Ksaorala Ule— The Ar«l«nch« of Jabllm I'niUBU to Leo—A Blondthlrstr Herman's Bad Break In Paris. BEBLET, Jan. St.—Durtnc the debate on the Bnti-Hociallst bill in the rrichstog Moo- day Berr Bebel made a speech of three hour*V dnration denouncing the maasnre as a dls-f grace to the government The govern ment, he declared,might acnlnilaU the remnants of •octal liberty, bat it could not prevent the growth of Socialistic Ideas, He then mad* specific charges ngalnut the government of having employed an agent in London to incite the Socialists of that city to act* of violence in Trafalgar square, In order to provoke England to expel them. Herr Windtborst said he desired to see Social democracy combated by ethical means. When the bill was considered In committee be would propane to modify lt» severity, and if the proposal was rejected a portion of the centre would support the prolongation of the existing law for two years, and the remainder would vote for Its abolition. The trial of Socialists charged with being members of a secret revolutionary society was concluded at Fosen Monday. Four of ths prisoners were acqitted, and the others were convicted ard sentenced as follows: Slavlnskl, two years and nine months In prison; Wllkowskl and Konopinski, each two years and six months, and Merkowakl and Jamschevskl, eighteen months each. CRAZED BY POISONOUS FOOD, An Irish Family Fight Uke Wild Beasts with Shocking Besnlts. DtrBLnr, Jaa 81.—The family of a farmer named Doyle, consisting of father, mother, an imbecile eon and three daughters, Inhabiting an Isolated house near KIHarney, became insane Sunday evening from the effects of eating poisonous food. Dnrlng the night they fought one another Ilka wild beast*, tearing their clothing and cutting their flesh horribly. The son was found dead in the pig stye Monday morning, bis body nearly naked and his face entirely eaten away by the pigs, while the others were found In a semi-nude state, still fighting In the bouse. They were removed to an asylum, where theyjwere_pronounced—Incurably im aana The father, It Is thought, will die from the effects of his Injuries. . Davltt Advises the Teaante. DVTBLIN, Jaa 81.—Michael Davltt, speaking at Hatbkeale Sunday, advised the tenants of Lord Uulllamors not to accept the offer made to them to purchase their farms; because heavy burdens would soon accrue and mortgages would turn the farms over again to other bands; and also because Lord Oulllamore bad evicted two tenants from bis estate. Davitt said that he considered those men who took the farms thus made vacant, cowardly, slimy renegadoa. They were social lepers, contact with whom should be considered a stigma. Tb« cardinal object of Irish agitation was the total uprooting of landlords acd landlordism. A Priest Sentenced to Prison, DUBLIN, Jan. 81.—Father McFaddsn, of Qweedore, arrested ten days ago for obstructing evictions In County Armagh, was sentenced Monday at Dunfanaghy to three months' imprisonment. Five Hundred Ejectment Kotloe*. DUBLIIT, Jaa 81.—Five hundred bill processes of notices of ejectment ware issued at Magberfelt Monday and served upon the tenant* of the Drapers' estate. TEN MILLIONS IN PRESENTa •even Thousand Cases Containing; Papa's Jubilee OlfU—A Little Girl's Tribute. BALTIMOBB, Md., Jan. 81.—The Bun's Rome .correspondent writes that up to date 7,000 cases containing present* for the pope have been received at the Vatican. The Italian government has Insisted upon opening every package received at the main railway terminus and Inspecting the contents. The value of the present* aggregates $10,000,000. Among other gift* received by the pope, and with which he was much pleased, on acnoant of the sincerity of the child, was a red bandana handkerchief with hi* name stitched in one corner of It, from a little girl in the Spanish diocese of Savoy. Gibbons Advise* the Pope. LOHPOK, Jaa 81.—The Chronicle prints a dispatch from Paris which states tbat Cardinal Gibbons has written another letter to the pope urging the Vatican not to condemn the writings of Henry George, who the cardinal says simply follows the theories, of Herbert Bpenoer and John Btuart Mills, and tbat it will be best to allow- them to die a natural death. DON'T BLAME a man for groaning when h« hii Rheumatism or Neuralgia. The p«un is simply awful. No torture in the undent times was more puinfa! than these twin diseases. Bat—otzgtitn't * man to be blamed If, baring Rheumatism or Neuralgia, he wont s»e Ath-Io-pho-ros, when It ha« cured thousands who have suffered In the same way. It has cored hundreds after physicians hav* proaoasotd {hem incurable. " The skill of 6re physicians could not cur« me of Rheumatiira which bad frettl^d in the hip*, neck and ihouldrrB, So le- Itnae WM the pftin thftt sleep WM ftimoat impossible. Tnc first dose of Alhlopaoro* t«« me relief. «nd the third enabled me to sleep for four »nd a half hours without waking. 1 continued Its use. and Im now well. Riv. S. H. TROVER. N«w Albany, Ind." THE ATHIOPHOROS CO., 112 Wall St.,*. V, A* r™ ^^xsijfj™ 1 •» «*— JAMES "MEANS' 83 SHOE. Hade tn Button, Oo&gTwa A I*o«. 1 ~ ~ DnatceUwl la A postal c*rd**c* will briiiRjroa Inform* on henr to g^-t this Ehaft Misstate ur Territory. .Keans&Co^ 41 Unoa**. 81- BUTTON This ahoe stands hlffhcr In tba ettlmatfon ot Sfaanfti than any other In the world, ThnuMiu} who w***t u will t«ll you the rvaaoa J. R. BELL&8ON WW sen them to you U you wW give &effl chance, as well a* FINE CLOTHING. a new and desirable stock of whlcl< they ban oh hand. Don't think of going anywhere else, as no one el*e in the ctty keeps The James Means Shoe Orasflnesnd' EUBGAVT CLOTHING LJ As they do THE CHICAGO™ 0 pRTH- WESTERN WB RAILWAY. Penetrate* tbe Oatresi Itlosi !•] ILLINOIS, IOWA, WISCONSIN, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, DAKOTA, NEBRASKA AND WYOMG. Its) TRAIT* 8F.BVICB la emretBlly arrangwl to meet requirements of local travel, as well aa to furnish the most attractive Bpute* or through travel between Important TRADE CENTRES, iffS EOTJIPMF.HTT of Day ud Parlor Oars, inning and Palace Bleeping Oars Is without rival. ITS ROAD.BBD stone-ballasted steel. p«rftoetKjB erf The North-Western U the *»Tortt« route for the Commercial Tnvel, the Tourist and ib«! seekers alter new home* tn tee Gekissj Northwest. Detailed Information cheerfully furnished by O-. E. Asreat, J. M. WHITMAH, H.O wIOKKB. Vlce-Pres. & Gen. Mangr. Traffic Manager. 1 F. WIUOS. fin/I honor An* NO HOUSEHOLD SHOULD BE OlaMMd to Dcatfc by *' Pollo.mnfl, ftBOOKLTK, K T., Jan. M. — Policeman Cassias K Bt*v*as 1» on trial la tb* Klog» ccaaty court at •wloc*. U ajppnni that on the B%bt of Jute T, IWft, the accused saw The Country Safe at CBIOAOO, Ills., Jaa 81— The long agony In base ball circles here was ended Monday by the announcement that Fred Pfeffer, the second baseman of the Chicago club, who has so long been holding off from, signing a Chicago club contract for the wason of 18SS, has put his signature to a contract In President Spaulding's office. Hit salary, it i« said, will be President Spaldlng's fl^ura—a alight advance over the amount ha drew last season. a Hippodrome* : CHICAGO, Jan. 8L —Evan Lewi* and William Mnldoon wrestled at the Casino bar* Monday night; tbat la, they were advertised to wrestla, but the affair was limply au exposition of the different holds, locks, eta, la theOimco-Roman style, neither contestant trying to throw the other. As DO one had his wiud banged oat of him by a omasa against tue floor, the Audience was heartily A Misting imnotsui. ; 8BVL8YV1U.B, Ilia,, Jan. 81,— Aboa* six weeks ago P. W. Mitchell, formerly * prom> inant buaiu«*s man of this city, departed for Qetnseo, where he intended p»ylng his. brother a visit. He has tailed do arrive at hie destination, havlug bwn last heard from M Ck(on«a £rery~*aort has tweo mad* to eanartaiq, hl« wberaaviXMitt, and grav« fson f*r Us welfare are eotenaliuid. Tried to O*t Away with tha Editor. PABIS, Jan. CL—A German named Brandt, alleged to be a spy In the employ of the German government, entered tho office nf LA France Monday and penetrated to the editorial rooms, where he tried to shoot the editor, 11 Hlool, with a revolver. He was seised and disarmed before be could discharge his •weapon^ but not without a se- rera struggle. JBrandt declared that he wanted to shoot Jt Nlool In order to avenge the attacks ot La Franc* upon Germany. Peace Ralgv* fat Awhile. CHARLESTON, W. Va., Jan. 81.—The vendetta between the Hatfields, .of Logan county, this State, and tba McCoys, of Pike county, Kentucky, is settled for th* preaenft. The agent whom Governor' Wilson sent to Logan county some days ago returned Monday afternoon, and reported the belligerent* on both sides disbanded and the trouble endad. Governor Wilson has countermanded the order calling out the-militia, and ordered tb* Goff and Auburn guards,, who were en route for this city for the purpose of going to th* frontier, to return to their homes. Governor, Wilson eo notified Governor Bank- oar, of Kentucky. Aransdorf Will Battle Been Sioux Cm, la., Jan. 8u—John Area*- dorf, the alleged murderer of Haddock, will not go to Milwaukee, Ha and Paul Leader, another of the defendant* ia the murder ease, will engage in the- bu.-inese ot bottling beer in South: SlooXfity, • Uttl* torn on the Nebraska shore, opposite Biouz. Tb»y began building Monday. .An Kmlnms BotaaMt D*sWL ; BOBTOH, Jaa. 81.— Asa Gray, the eminaul botauiat, professor of botany at Harvartt college for many yean and author of na- merous botonloal works, died of paralysis} Monday night at th* ag* ot 77 yean. H* had been ill tor some tiai*. Threw Tbrve Tboaaaad Oat of W««fc. TBOT, & Y., Jan. V.—Tb* emptoyw ot tb* Troy Staul aa4 Iroa oompaoy haviax r*- fUMd to ncoo(>t a W par caul. ruduct:o« is> U»tf wng •» tits bi«»S f&raaea* hav* fc**a taaksd, thruwing ^090 tmidoyas oat a* wwk. , 8A. PHILADELPHIA: iOHE Th* majority of the ills of tbB Unmaa body arl»B from a dls«a««d Llyor. 61m- naonjs Liver Regulator him beco tho means . of restoring more people to healtla and oapplnesa by giving them e» he«lthjr Ll»er tifin any oUier ttteocj on e*rth. , •EK'THAT voc GET THB LADIES! Do Toor Own Dyeing, M Bows, with PEERLESS DYES They wUl dye eTBryUUas. Ttier mr« sold e-?wf woere- prloe 14e.a p*»SoMp3~*>eQiora. 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