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IN SIGHT. SITUATION AQAIN LOOKS WARLIKE. ot to to King Ofcoirge by the Emperor — Torkey ,8*ndlnjf 8Ior« to Ltmdon, May 2S.^—The aspect of east- era affairs Is less peaceful. Turkey Is sending 7,000 more troopa to Thessaly, ftnd it ft sald-that the sultan has promised his ministers not to relax his hold upon that province. The note of the powers certainly does not yield on a single point, and states even that the peace conference must be held at Constantinople, and not of Pharsala, but the sincerity of both Germany and" Russia is doubted, and any sign of dissension among the powers makes for obstinancy -on tho part of the sultan. It is reported from Vienna that Emperor Nicholas has advised King George, for his own safety, to appoint a military governor with exceptional powers and to concentrate 8,000 picked troops at Athens. - A dispatch to the Daily News from Constantinople says that tho identical note of the powers which was presented to. the Turkish government Tuesday, embodying the.terms of peace to which they will agree' declines to permit the abolition of the capitulations in the case of Greek subjects or the annexation -of TKessaly, but is much milder in tone than was'at first understood. The'correspondent of the Times says tho note expresses the views of the powers "in a deferentially suggestive form." . ' _ Sennntlorml Dlapatoh from Athens. London, May 26.—AT dispatch to .the Standard from Athens saya: "The Embrog publishes a sensation in a tele- .grara from Lamia declaring that tho British men-of-war at Volo prevented the landing of guns and ammunition from a Russian man-of-war for the use of tho Turks. The story Is probably untruo, but tt Indicates the prevailing distrust of Russia." For. Governor of Crete. ' London, May 26.—A dispatch to tho Standard from Berlin says t;he powers, including Turkey, have asspnted to the • appointment of Prince Francis Joseph . of Battenberg as governor-general of Crete. ' ; ' • , Think Johnson Hid Funds. • Indianapolis, Ind., May 26.—The belief that President- Johnson h'as taken xunds from the Logansport bank and "-secreted them caused a sudden change 4n the plans of the federal authorities, / and when the grand Jury met Tuesday lit was determined' to enter at once jUpon the investigation. Johnsoh will fcardly be called till the Jurors 'have familiarized themselves with the con- flltloh of affairs from the books, and (we thus In. a, position to understand (the evidence brought out by interrogating Johnaon. Labor Meeting Adopts Kesolutlons. Des Moines, Iowa,' May ^6.—The State Federation of Labor adopted rea- olutiona indoraing the Temple amendment and urging its passage by the next legislature, expressing sympathy with Cuba, declaring in favor of municipal ownership of electric-light plauts, •water systems, street railways and telephones, favoring the abolition of the poll tax and the raising of funds for public improvements by general tax- .atlon, instead of taxing abutting property. ,-,;•- .' ' .' . ' . '• Merrimau Tax BUI Passed. Lansing, Mich., May 26.—The Mer- rjman bill, which increases the specific taxes of Michigan railroads about $200,000 annually, was passed by the Ipwer house of the state legislature Tuesday. AThe bill as'passed is the result of a . compromise between the house and senate, the former body having voted to raise the taxes, about $500,000, while the senate 'agreesd to the bill providing for an increase of $170,000.. AJinual Equal-Suffrage Meeting. Waukegan, 111., May 26.-i,The annual meeting of the Illinois Equal-Suffrage association will open here Thursday andojlose Friday night Among others who 'will be here are Mrs. Helen M. . Cougar of Lafayette, Ind.; tho Rev. Olympia Brown, president of the Wisconsin Equal-Suffrage association, and Mrs. Martha B. Conine, member of the Colorado legislature. . Miner* to Btay Oat. . Minonk, 111., May 26;—No work has been done in the Minonk shaft since Mjjy 1, and the miners have .decided to stay out in support of,the Spring Valley men. They claim they cannot make a living at the proposed price, as there are men here who did not average $1 • a fluy under the old scale, which is 18 • per cent higher than the one proposed, B'Nal B'rltfa Elects Office™. Indiaaapolis, Jnd., May 26.—The grand lodge of B'Nai B'rith adjourned , Tuesday after electing the following officers: President, F. 8. Spiegel, G\n- cioaaii; first vice-president,'M, Fried- anffif Denver second vjce-presideiit, S. Bowman, St. Louis; sfcretary, .Victor A. Brama, Ciuclmiati; treasurer, Morris Bauer, Cincinnati, , 1 • ' "T "'." '' " ' UIIL ' "'•" t ' ' . . Waat Ilanghey f ardoued. May 26.—The CSentral Ualou has adopted resolutions wot to par- 1*,, f, SUugbey, who is serving a to ifo(J Mii&igaa City 9^900 Mailoaai a Hr»OREI> SWEPT AWAY, K5 Bl Pa«o, Tes., May 26. — At 1 o'clock Tnerfday irrornlng tho fire alarm sounded to armies tha people In the lower part of the city and notify them that tho levee had broken and that the flood waters of the RSo Grande were rushing like mad spirits through the city. The l«vee which broke waa son the bank of 'the canal on Stanton street. The river had reached Its highest point since lS9t. In a few minutes a large force of men were at work trying to check the angry waters with sacks filled with Band, but a second break above backed up the water on the workmen and they had to retire. The Texas & Pacific Railway, realizing that hundreds of families, were being flooded from their homes, backed In a large number of empty freight cars for the accommodation of the : homeless. " • Not less than 120 homes were swept away, and several hundred men are at work on a new levee. They threw up an embankment on Third street to try and check the advance of the water, which is running over one of the International ^treet . Railway bridges. The splash of the walls of houses as they crumble and fall is mingled with the cries of frightened women and children who are driven from their homes. People residing in tne lower homes and moving to the foothills of Mount Franklin. Several hundred families are' now housed In freight cars standing In the sea -of water. Should the improvised levee in Stanton street break the water will flood the business portion of the city. The ringing of the fire bell saved the lives of many people who were asleep, ignorant of their danger. Senate Passes lUerrlnm's Bill. Springfield, 111., May 26.—Whether or not tfio custodians of public funds shall continue to be allowed to fatten their private bank accounts by placing the funds out at interest now rests with Gov. Tanner. Representative Merrl- am's bill, which passed the house re r cently; repealing the law authorizing -such public officials to loan the funds In their keeping, and making it a penal .offense to make such loans, was approved by the senate Tuesday and DO awaits the signature of the governor. Home Mission .Committee Adjourns. ' Monnflmth, 111., May 26.—The United Presbyterian committee of home missions, which has been session for the past week, adjourned last evening to meet at 3 p. m. to-day at Hock Island, where the general assembly will convene this evening. Reports show that the committee had made appropriations aggregating $102,258. As there are 111,000 members, the appropriation is less than $1 per member. " • • •'*;••." ' : , Cannon Wrecks the Hall. Galesburg, 111,, May 26.^-At .about 2 o'clock Tuesday morning the citizens living around Knox college park were awakened by a terrific explosion. Later it developed that some one had broken into the Knox college gymnasium, loaded a large cannon belonging to-the local artillery company and fired it off. The force of the explosion broke the windows, splintered the casings and damaged the walls. Schooner 'Loses Her Crew. ' • Provlncetown, Mass., May 26.—The fishing schooner Joseph P. Johnson arrived Tuesday afternon with her death flag displayed. All her fishing crew of sixteen men went astray In the fog on the western banks on Friday last. The schooner was seen working her way slowly past Race Point with only two men on board,-and'her nest of d6ries missing. Nearly all the men loBtpiave families and all live here. Philadelphia Strikers Have Won. Philadelphia, Pa., May 20.—The strike,of the garment-workers in. this city waa practically ended Tuesday in favor of the strikers. At the headquarters of the strikers' committee each contractor waa admitted to the hall alone and signed a bohcT'ln the sum of $200 that he would faithfully observe the ^agreement for the advance demanded for, one year. • • Father and Son , New York, May 26.—Charles K. Hillyard, 50 years old, a well-known lawyer of Brooklyn, shot and killed his 13-year-old son, William, and himself, Monday night. Their bodies were found in a .bedroom' in Hillyard'a elegant home. Mr. Hillyard's wife died last October, and since then he had been subject to melancholy, and at times was deranged. ' • Boy Kills Hl« Father. Jacksonville, 111., May 26.—William Carroll, a mechanic of this city, attempted to kill his wife. His pon remonstrated a»d Carroll rushed at him, threatening to take his life. The boy seized a gun and shot his''father, the load severing an artery, from which he died. - ; , * * i . O14 Soldier* at Dlxou, "1JJU DIxon, ,111., May 28.—The Thirteenth Illinois volunteers, the first regiment to be mustered into the service of the United States under President Liu- coin's call for troops, held a reunion here Tuesday, Nine-Xtar-Old Murderer. Webster City, Iowa, May 2S.~-At Miago Tuesday morning during a njuar- wt between two goes of Joa«pa Neal, ,f»«es t who i» only 9 years old, fir«4 & bullet at ids brother tieorge, g$«g J§, TAKE AWAY POWKR. PRESBYTERIANS MAKE A RADICAL MOVE. One Secretary to Take the Place of Two tft the. Frosbytorlim Office ftt Wew York, nnrt Assembly to Govern the tT«o of Eagle Lake, Ind., May 26.—When the long fight over the Presbyterian build- Ing In New York -was finished Tuesday by a practically unanimous vote to sustain the majority report of the committee the commissioner's to the general assembly rose to their feel and sung "Praise God from -whom all blessings flow." • A rule waa adopted on.Dr. Withrow's motion, providing for the disposition of funds in the future for current expenses or according to the laws relat* ing to trusts. If this is- not done, money must be held by the boards for, Instruction from the. assembly. The purpose of this is to forbid the use of money for the cancellation of the debt on the Presbyterian building except after authorization from the church. One point of Dr. Withrow's report that pleased the assembly was regarding the ruling made by the attorney- general of the United States that the grant of land for a catholic chapel at West Point is illegal. It was doubly applauded when Dr. Withrow reminded the commissioners that tho attorney- general is h'.mself a catholic. .The Rev..John D. Hewitt of Emporia, Kas., chairman of the committee on homo missions, presented his report. The Rev. Dr. W. C. Roberts, one of the two secretaries of the board,'epoke concerning tho work-of the last yoar and explained that the debt of 'the board is actually some $15,000 less than was shown on the books at tho close of tho fiscal year by the receipt of cash gifts from some who had intended to bequeath money by will. The adoption of the resolution directing the employment of but one secretary in the future for the homo mission boar'd was fiercely opposed, and its final success will work many changes. Some assert that neither pr. Roberts nor Dr. McMillan can remain, and that it is more than possible that Dr. Kane, may be the new secretary to succeed them both. A cablegram was received In the afternoon, dated at Balmoral castle and signed by the secretary of Queen Victoria, conveying the .thanks of the .-queen. for the message oent her Monday. ~ UNWED PRESBYTERIAN ASSEMBLY. Forecast of the nicotine .Which Opened To-Day at Rook Inland, 111. ' Rock Island., 111., May 26.—The thirty-ninth • general assembly of the United. Presbyterian Church of North America convened in this city today. About 300 delegates, ministerial and lay, representing all parts of the United £>tates and Canada, with representatives from the missionary prebyterles of Egypt and India, are In attendance. The United Presbyterian church Is pne of the 'smaller denominations, but 1ta missions In India and Egypt are among the most •successful "In the world. Its work. In the home mission .field and among the freedmen of the south has been -effective. Higher education receives a great deal of attention in the denomination, and among the maiy academies, seminaries and colleges supported by the church, Monmouth cpllegs holds high rank. . There Is no great" question to come" before the assembly for discussion. The young people's work will command some attention, arid the report of tho committee appointed last year "to confer with the president and officers ol the Society of Christian, Endeavor, to ascertain what, if any, relation can be established between the Young Poo^ ple'a Christian union, the denomlna- ,tional organization, and the Society of Christian Endeavor," is likely to pro* voke some discussion. But it la thought this assembly will be pre-eminently missionary. Baptlits Snub Mr. Oofium. Plttsburg, Pa., May 26.—It was a noticeable fact that when the returned Baptist missionaries held the platform at the Fourth Avenue Baptist Church Tuesday, telling the Missionary Union convention of their.work in foreign fields, the Rev. W. H. Cossum, of Ning- po, China, who made the sensational remarks about JohnD.Rockefeller Monday, was sitting in the audience under the' brow of the side gallery. The Rev. E. Tribolet, a missionary from Burmah, said that he would not object If eome American millionaire were to give |1,000,000 to found a university in Burmah. This statement, in contrast with Mr. Cosaum's remarks, waa greeted with applause. The delegates have left for their homes. • To Appoint a Coadjutor. Davenport, Iowa, May 26.— The annual diocesan convention of the Episcopal Church of Iowa, assembled . here Tuesday with a large attendance, special Interest being felt throughout the diocese in the proceedings on account of the demand that haa sprung up for the appointment of a coadjutor bishop. Thirteen members of the convention were appointed to act aa an advisory financial committee iu consultation with the bishop 'regarding the sppoiat- mejnt of a coadjutor. , Talk of Pittsburg, Pa,, May 28,— Tfc0 morning session of the general synod of the Reformed Preebytertse Cnarca was oc- eupted almost entirely by iih&n talks ea kerne missions «xu$ tfe» fc«gt «£ THE of th* REPORT. in and tho men bank of him yw- 'ltcpt Chicago from scoring a run. Brooklyn made it three straight from the Reds, while the Pirates fell before the Champions. Louisville also seems to be going dtfwn. Scores: At Chicago — - ' New York .;. ..... fltfl 010203 1—3 Chicagos ---- , ---- 00060000 0—0 At Cleveland- Cleveland .......2 1 2-00 00 1 4*-10 Philadelphia .....0 00000270—9 At St. Ifouls— St. Louis v . ... ..... 20302010 0—8 Washington ____ ,.1200100 02—6 At Cincinnati- Brooklyn ...... ...1 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0—6 Cincinnati ..... ,. .2 ^0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0—2 At Pittsburg— Baltimore ........ 1 0000006 0—6 Pittsburg ...\.....0 0000100 1—2 ' At Louisville — Boston .. ...... '.,,1 0 1 1 1 3 0 0,»— 7 'Louisville ....... .0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 'o— 1 Today's games:— New York at Chicago; Baltimore at Pittsburg; Brdbk- lyn at Cincinnati ;.Boston ut Louisville; Philadelphia at Cleveland; Washington at St Louis. Western Association At Rockford—Des Moines, 11; Rockford, 4. At Dubuque—Qulncy, 8; Dubuque, 4. At Cedar Rapids—Cedar Rapids, 5; St. Joseph, 2. At Peorla—Burlington, 5; Peoria, 3. Michigan League. At Lansing—Lansing 11; Kalamazoo, 3. At Saglnaw—Jackson, 15; Saglnaw, 14. . . : .. At Port Huron—Bay City, 7; Port Huron, 5. • Western Longno. At (Minneapolis—Columbus, 7; Minneapolis, 2. At St. Paul—St. Paul, 3; Detroit,.!. At Kansas City—Kansas City, 8; Grand Rapids, 2. For tho Iowa Campaign. Des Moines, Iowa, May 26.—The state convention of the Populist-Silver party will bo held in Des Moines June 23 to place In nomination candidates for the offices of governor, lieutenant-governor, Judge of the Supreme- court, railroad commissioner and superintendent of public instruction. The call waa Issued Tuesday. The total representation will be 1,215. Ex-Gov. Horace Boles, the silver Democratic leader, has written'a letter from his home in Waterloo In which he says he will not accept the nomination for governor on tho fusion ticket this fall. ' Work of Illinois House. Springfield, 111., May 26.—In the house Tuesday Mr. Avery'a bill amending the law in regard to fraternal beneficiary societies was passed by. a vote of 114 to 9. Mr. Eniry said Its principal object, BO far aa it affected tho Modern Woodmen of America, was to enable the convention of the order to determine in what city the state headquarters shall be maintained. Mr. Buckner's bill revising the military and naval code of Illinois was passed with the emergency clause. An investigation into the riotous doings last Thursday was ordered.' Miners Leave Their Work. Brazil, Ind., May 26.—The Joseph Sommer Coal company notified it's men Monday that they would hereafter be required to mine coal at 47 centa a ton, a reduction of 4 cents. The "offer was refused, and the miners abandoned the mine. .It is thought other companies will mak'o a like reduction. Iowa Prohibitionist* to Meet. Des Moinea, Iowa, May 26.—-The Prohibitionists of Iowa have been called to meet in state convention June 29 in Des Moines, for the purpose of selecting candidates for state, offices. They will also choose a state central committee. The .total representation will be 506. • BoUn In a Cell. Lincoln, Neb., May 26.—Henry Bolla waa placed in the'penitentiary Tuesday to serve a term, of nineteen years for stealing $100,000 while city treasurer of Omaha. He expressed the hope that his sentence would be reduced or modified in some way, Spanish Mission Offered Hitt/ .Washington, May 26.—President Mc- Klnley some daya ago offered the post of minister to Spain, to Representative Hitt of Illinois and urged him to accept, Mr. Hitt took the matter under consideration but will probably decline.- •. _ •••...-•. . .•/.-•.• ; In Session ut JJajton, Ohio . Dayton, Ohio, May 26.—Tie tenth general convention of .the '•Women's Home and Foreign Missionary Society of the Lutheran Church la in session here, -with 200 delegates from all parts of the country. n Mint Crop Damaged, Decatur, Mich., May 26.— The Michigan peppermint crop waa seriously damaged Monday aight by severe frost. Grpwers estimate the injury to the old mint iu some localities to be over one- balf. ' IndUaaapalis, lad., U$y 26,—Gov. Mount h«£ seat out Ms proclamation cf special election Aug. JQ to cbcow $ acss^or to CoggiesusBsia Kotows, 4$- ceaaed, of ill* Fourth isrtet I SENATOR ALDRICH EXPLAINS THE BILL. WISCONSIN V,C. T. U. The Jti3«» of the tJpper Hotiss of Con- lt»*t» I* to Produce R«»«nu« Without Rjttrencie Protection—Senators Giro Notice of Amendments. Washington, May 26.—The debate on the tariff bill began in the senate Tuesday, with crowded galleries and a large attendance of senators and the tariff leaders of the house.- Minor business claimed attention up to 2 o'.clock p. m., when Senator Aldrich (Rep., R, L), In'charge of the tariff b'ill, had the measure laid before the senate, and took £he floor for the opening speech. Without niaklng tn- Vldious distinctions between the two bills, Mr. Aldrich clearly stated as the belief of, the finance committee that the house' bill .would not yield.revenue adequate for the needs of the government. Mr. Aldrich yielded for a formal written notice by Mr. Vest (Dem., Mo.), member of the finance committee, stating that when the paragraphs were reached relative to beer, manufactured tobacco, snuff and cigarettes he would move'to strike out.the provisions relating thereto, Mr. Quay (Rep., Pa.) asked if the vote on this motion to strike out could be divided, as he might support some of the propositions and oppose others. ' Mr. Vest answered that the rules would permit separate votes. " It was agreed at the outset that the formal reading of the bill be dispensed with until it waa considered by paragraphs, and then that committee amendments would be considered first, after which each paragraph would be open to general amendment. Several senators gave notice of Amendments to. the bill which they propose to offer. , • • Senator Aldrich went over the entire tariff ground to his exposition of the features of the blll,~hi8 presentation occupying two hours in its delivery The speech embraced about ten columns of newspaper space. Nearly one-half of it was given over to an explanation of the senate sugar schedule. The senator went over practically the same ground of tho republican caucus Monday afternoon and so the matter waa not new to that side of the chamber. In that part of the speech devoted to the house bill Senator Aldrich did not. mince words or attempt in the slightest degree to aoften the effects of the sledgehammer criticism of the ways and means committee's, production, He stamped it as defective in' many particulars and in its "moat essential feat- urea, and declared the conclufflon and estimates i submitted . by Chairman Dingley and his associates as Incorrect and misleading.^, His "unsparing criticism of the 'house measure made further explanations as to the reasons and necessity for its radical reconstruction at the hands of the finance committee unnecessary. , Tho senator was brief and direct in his arguments. showing the necessity of imposing a temporary tax on beer, tobacco and tea, without -which he estimated that the revenues 'of the country for 1^98 would fall short $29,000,000. He said that it was the conviction of the framers of the bill that beer should bear its proportionate share of the'burden of carrying on tho government; and that opposition to the. internal revenue provision of the bill could not be made on tenable grounds. With the presentment of the Republican side of the tariff case by Senator Aldrich the senate battle may ba said to have fairly opened and there will be no let up until a final vote ia reached^; The Republicans have fully decided to concentrate all energies upon ,the one point of expediting action. .It is realized that the real struggle over the great schedules about which hot differences are aroused will be when the con- fference committees of the two houses lock horns, and there is a general desire to hurry the day when; the measure is thus-consigned. Tariff Uws are made in conference more than they are by the independent action of either branch of congress, and the heavyweights are reserving their strength for that. interesting and vital period. Opinions differ as to the time of arriving at a vote, but the estimate moat frequently heard Is July 1, with an additional thirty days for conference consideration. Opposition to the beer tax among Republicans seems at this stage ^to center largely with Senators Hanna, Spooner' and Platt, of New York. Whether or. not this opposition will defeat the, internal feature remains to be seen. The general inipres- aa is that the bill will contain the internal revenue provision about 03 now agreed upon when presented for executive approval, ' Gallon* Introduces Pooling Bill. Washington, May 26.—Senator Cul- lorn Tuesday introduced by request a bill, to amend the interstate commerce law, Th.e bill prescribes relations for pooling, requiring that pooling contracts shall jaot extend beyond five years, and that they ahall name the maximum and minimum rates to be charged, requiring the approval of the Interstate Commerce Commission before the agreements tan become effective. Th bill provides for a complete vision of the interstate law. Kill* Poor Hen, e,, M»y biowa wp s^j wwe kilie4 Tbs will 4*s a LowelltQwa, mills aere expiosjtoa. l»|iwea, f n , th'rd anmsal ironvention of fh« Wisconsin Wcman's Christian T«roperanc« Union met here Tuesday, with abottt 200 delegstea and as many visitors la attendaiice. The report of Corresponding Secretary Alice A; Ames, Madison, showed the total number of unions In the state to ba 186; active membors, 3,400; new unions, 14; unions discontinued, 17. Tho membership shows a slight increase over last year. Lojfal temperance legions, 51; membership, 2,000; Young Women's Christians Tem : perance unions, 4; membership, 80; saloons and places where liquor is sold in the state, 7>20. The report of Treasurer Mrs. Ida M. Cooke, Green Bay, showed receipts of $3,000," largely from dues; expenditures the same. Chicago IIonr(I of Chicago, May 25!—The following table shows the range of quotations on the board of trade today: Wheat— .66% May July. Sept. Dec.. Corn— May July Sept. Oats- May July. Sept. Pork- May July Sept. Lard— May , July Sept. Short Ribs- May. .. ..... July ... 4.47% Sept. .. 4.60 .$ .72% $ .72 $ .72 $ .72,%' .70% .70% .71%!. ,65% ,65% .66% .67% .67% -..68 .241,4 .24% .25% .17% .17% .18 8.17% 8.20 8.22% 3.67% 3.72% 3.82% .24 • - ;24 .24% .24% .24% .25% .26% .25%' t ,17% .17% .17%' .17% .17% .17% .17% .17%' .18 8.10 8.10 8.15 8.10 8.17% 8.12% '8.17% 8.17% 8.22%^ 3.65 3.65 3.70 3.70 3.77%' 3.80 2.72%' 3.75 3.85 ' 4.45 4.50 4.45 4.45 4.60 4.47% 4.47% 4.52%' All Depends on Itoed. St. Louis, May 26.—Congressman Bland of Mlssourlls here £6 make several speeches in the first congressibnal district. Speaking of the Morgan res-" * olution Mr. Bland said: "Two-thirds of the members of the house are uncompromisingly in favor of its adoption but Mr. Reed is to all intents and purposes' the lower house of congress and the mere fact that two-tfflrds or three-- >, . fourths of the members want any measure adopted counts for nothing against his wishes. It is said that he Is op-« -• posed to the recognition of the ,Cubaa*x ' revolutionists, and if this is true It " ' matters not what all the other members of congress want—the 'Morgan resolu-' tlon will never'be voted upon at. the • present term of congress." ' • ..-.,'• . \ . . . Charge Against Durrant Juror, ' " San Francisco, Cal.; May 26.—The lai test efforts to induce Gov. Budd to . grant a reprieve to Theodore Durrant came in the announcement that John B. Perdy, a bookkeeper, has furnished proof that Juror Samuel E. Dutton had expressed the opinion, that • Durrant was guilty and should hang. According to Perdy's.statement, Duttori• ex-• pressed this opinion In '. conversation^ fn a saloon; .Dutton says he has no recollection of this incident. •1 i'' With Assets' of 8600,000. .Lexington, Ky., May 26.—William-" Tarr, the well-known Kentucky farmer . and distiller, assigned here today to B. P. and James S. Stein, with assets at $600,000. Tarr & Co. also assigned to the same men,,with assets of $60,000. ' The failure is the largest >n the atate in recent years. 'No schedule of liabilities has be§n filed, but William Tarr and Tarr, & Co. are deeply involved, William Tarr having indorsed paper for many of his friends who- have ' failed. ' ; Governor Will Q o Slow. ' Sacramento, CaL.May 26.—Gov. Budd has given out the statement that ha would not make the announcement iu the.cases of N Theodore Durraut and 8, D, Warden, petitioners for executive clemency, before Thursday or* .Friday J of this week, and he would then make hla decision known in both caues. Wor- den'a sentence is for train .wrecking during the railway strike three years, ago.-. '-•'.'.: • .- .-, r .-;• .- Unitarian Society Convenes, Boston, May 26.—The seventy-second ,' anniversary session of the American i, Unitarian Association was begun in thia city Tuesday. The treasurer's report showed the year opened with a balance on hand of $1.288.24, and ended with a-cash ballance of $192088 This year the recolpta exceed the outlay by $6,224. -. - ' ' If . ;__ • ' .fi Prultless Appeal to 8aga»t«, Madrid, May "26.—The .president of the chamber of deputies, Senor Hdal, in the name of the majority, has begged Senoi* Sagasta, the Liberal leader, to persuade the Liberals to ru- eurne attendance upon the sittings of the. eortes. Seno'f Sagaata refuged. Sp*oU ... New York, May 26,—rtfe Herald's correspondent in.Guatema.la cables $fcftt tho government has issued a rfwww euspendtpg specie payments for «*JC" moutbs. The banks will lead the go#- <• ernmeat J.500,000 pesos, to be jromg |» . si* months in silver. in., May to ft Vfiti «C KHL'

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