The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa on April 17, 1895 · Page 7
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The Algona Republican from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, April 17, 1895
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THE A*I. AL00NA; IOWA CLEVELAND WHEPB8 A LEtfEft IN ANSWER fO AN VifAflON t6 CHICAGO. M4 Slake* ft l?iea for Sonnd Money, Al- I*tf Ing tlte toot Wonld Be the First to Suffer Fir6«l the Proposed Changed of thfe Silver farty. * ' JtMdAoo, April iS.^Th* business tfie'nftnd citizens of Chicago Who invited President ! Cleveland to Visit Chi* caftf to attend & reception in his honor oil account of Mis attitude on the financial question are to fee disappointed. A reply to the invitation has been received and 18 in part as follows: t am much 'gratified by the exceedingly kind and Complimentary invitation you have, tendered me on behalf of many citizens.of Chicago to be their guest at a gathering in the interest ^of sound money and wholesome financial doctrine. My attachment to this cause is so great and I know so Well the hospitality and kindness' of the people of fchicago that my personal inclination is strongly in < favo* of accepting your flattering invitation, but my judgment and my estimate of the proprieties of my official place oblige me to forego the enjoyment of .participating in the occasion you contemplate. I hope, however, the event will mark the beginning of an Earnest and Aggressive Effort to disseminate among the people safe and prudent financial ideas. What is now needed more than anything else is a plain and simple presentation of the argument in favor of sound money. In other words, it is a time for the American people to reason together as members of a great nation which can promise them a continuance of protection and safety only so long as its solvency is unsuspected, its honor unsullied and the soundness of its money unquestioned. In these restless days the farmer is tempted by the assurance that though our currency may be debased, reditnd- ant and uncertain, such a situation will .improve the price of his products. Let us remind him that he Must Buy as Well as Soil) that his dreams of plenty are shaded by the certainty that if the prices of the things he has to sell is nominally enhanced the cost of the things he must buy will not remain stationary; that the best prices which cheap money proclaim are unsubstantial and elusive, and that even if they were real and palpable he must necessarily be left far behind in the race for their enjoyment. It ought not to be difficult to convince the wageearner that if there were benefits arising from a degenerated currency they would reach him least of all and last of all. In' an unhealthy stimulation of prices an. increased cost of all .the needs of his home must long be his portion while he is at the same time vexed \yith vanishing visions of increased wages and an easier lot. If reckless discontent/ and wild ex• periment should .sweep ,.our .currency from its safe support the mostidefense- less of all who suffer in that time of distress and national discredit will be the poor. ^ J. W. SCOTT DEAD. One of the Foremost Newspaper Men of the Day Passes Away. NEW YORK, 'April 15.—James W. Scott, proprietor of the Chicago Times- Herald and the Chicago Evening Post, died at 8 p. m. at the Holland House, this city, while on his way to Old Point Comfort, Va. His death was very sudden. He was taken with pains in the leftside during the .morning and*a doctor was called. He said the pain arose from the passage of a stone from the bladder, and administered morphine. At 1 o'clock Mr. Scott became • unconscious and the doctor was hastily summoned again. He found that apoplexy had supervened, probably brought on from the pain, and Mr. Scott died without recovering conscious- 'ness. Mrs, Scott and a little niece were the only relatives with him. AT AUCTION SALE. : Properties of the WhUhy Trust to Go to the Highest Bidder. CHICAGO, April 18, —The properties of the whisky trust 'will be sold to the highest bidder, Judge Showalter of the United States circuit court, in an order issued during the day, admitted that the trust no longer bad a legal existence. * Its board of directors were charged with having deserted its trusteeship, that it had no quorum and any election of new members of the board would not enable them to reaoquiesoe the property from the receiver, The court directed tha) the receiver sejl the property and that .the prope^'ds be disT trjbuted among those entitled thereto, TRIEP TO SyRN HIS FAMILY, Horrible Crime Of ft Canadian Fac]fle JSp» THE YAftRtOfo RESERVE. tl Will rroMoiy Bo June 1 Uefote ft i» Opened to Settlement. BfotJx FALLS, S. b. t April 15.—in an interview Register" Boynton of the Mitchell land office, said that there was hardly any probability of the Yankton reservation being opened before June 1. He says the Whole thing is hanging fire <in account of Commissioner Lockhart's demand that the state be allowed to file Mi 50,000 acres before the settlers get a chatice at the land. Mr. Boynton says that the report that the reservation will be opetiod immediately with the proclamation of the president is all nonsense. He says that at all times in the history of this country no lands have been opened to settlement without giving at Least 80 days notice by presidential proclamation. It Will be at least two weeks more before the proclamation will be issued, and 80 days after that will make the season so late that the Settlers cannot raise anything but corn and flax. SPANIARDS DEFEAT INSUftGENfi (ft A PITCHED BAtf LE. Cromhet* One of tite fcroiniftent iearteti itntcdftnd ttftceo Capttited-Sai.* This win Kreafe trp the itevointion to* the Present at Least. J April i5.-Maceoiscaptufe<i tfeRMS PEA6t. Statement of Conditions 6tt Whl6h Japan Wilt tend tbe WA*. WASHINGTON, April 12.— An authoritative statement of the terms of peace being negotiated between japan and China has been secured from Official sources. The statement is made in order to clear up much misapprehension, arising from speculation as to the terms of peace. They a're five in number as MINERAL LAND COMMISSIONERS. Severn! Appointments ttave Been Made t»y the President. WASHINGTON, April 13,— The president has made these appointments: interior— George W, Myers, register Of the land office at Miles City, Mou. ; A.. B. Reeves, receiver of pnblic moneys at Dodge City, Kan. Mineral land commissioners for the Helena land district in Montana — Edward H. Movious of Buffalo, Miles Cavauagh of Helena, and Lyman E. Barnes of Appleton, Wis. Mineral land commissioners for Missoula land district in Montana — William Harrison of Georgetown,, Ga.; F. M. Leonard of Libbey, Mou. ; William V. Tompkins of Prescott, Ark. Mineral land commissioners for Bozeman land distrsct in Montana — James A. Johnson of Bozeman, Mon.; Bishop P. Blackwell of Florida. Mineral land commissioners for Coeur d'Alene district, Idaho— Addison Grain of Harrison, Ida.; Wallace McLaurin of Jaakson, Miss. ; Albert J. Pearson of Woodfield, O. follows: KUW9 MADE BOGUS STAMPS. Largo Number of Counterfeit Twos Have Done Dttty on totters. CHICAGO, April 10.—United States secret service officials in Chicago and Washington have \inearthed probably the most unique and at the same time the most important swindle ever perpetrated upon any government. Its magnitude, after two days investigation, can only be guessed at, but it is believed thousands iipou thousands of dollars have been secured by a gang of skilled counterfeiters, who have reproduced with wonderful skill and accuracy the pink two cent stamp of commerce. It is thought the country is flooded from New York to San Francisco with these spurious stamps, and the United States has been carrying millions of letters from which not one cent of revenue was received. -•..WOULD EXCOMMUNICATE TI^EM,: JLangevln Warns Manitoba Catholics Against Favoring State Schools. WINNIPEG, Man., April 15.—A number of Manitoba Roman Catholis, among them several prominent people, have in the struggle now going on for the re-establishment of Catholic parochial schools, sided with the national school party, and one of these went so far as to go to Ottawa to give evidence before the Canadian privy council on behalf of the continuance of a national school system. The newly consecrated Archbishop Langevin spoke from the pulpit of St. Mary's, the leading Catholic church, and created a sensation by declaring that those Catholics who henceforth lent their influence or aid to the opponents of Catholic parochial schools would be excommunicated. ADJOURN •'V ON THE TWENTIETH. Date to WINNIPEG, Ma»,|i ^ Fary, a Qaftadjap PacjfiQ gipe^r Wft3 plftQ§d u^d^r aj with a. jjlejpejate- a tte»pt, Wisconsin Legislature Sets a Close the Session. MADISON, Wis., April 10. —In the senate the assembly, resolution to adjourn on the 18th was amended to make it the 20th and adopted by a vote pf 16 to 18, The senate indulged in a lively debate on the bill to create a state board of immigration, but the bill was finally passed by a vote of ^6 to 4. In the assembly the biil requiring coimty superintendents to pass an examination was ordered to a third reading by a vote of 67; to. 19, The La Crosse Normal school bill was made the special order for Thursday. _ Carlisle Wants "Blackburn's Place, LEXINGTON, ,- Ky., April •'' Leader publishes an interview with just returned from Wash and Cuba»s last hope is gone. Cf ombet has been killed. Without these two leaders all is chaos in the insurgent ranks, and liberty's most ardent friends admit that the Cuban cause is lost. The Spanish authorities are posting bttlie« tins, and the loyalists in Havana Ate celebrating the ending of the revolution. Without Crombet and Maceo there can be no War. On Saturday the Cuban army and the Spanish soldiers met at Palmarito. The rebel forces numbered 2,000 men, while that of the Spaniards 8,000. A desperate battle followed, and according to official reports, lasted two hours, at the end ol which time the rebels retreated, were pursued by the Spanish troops attd Maceo captured. His secretary was also taken, and all the personal and private papers of General Maceo were then confiscated. The battle was a hard fought one, and the iusurgsuts iiattlcd Desperately Against Odds. The Spanish soldiers resisted with remarkable courage the onslaught of the rebels. In a hand to hand conflict, a number of Cuban officers, one of whom was a colonel, were killed. Maceo was a leader of the rebel forces with Gomez during the last revolution. Though but a youth, he achieved con- Biderable distinction. At the outbreak of this revolution, Maceo landed at Baracoa, March 81. With him were the following officers of the rebel army: Brigadier General Flor Crombet, Gen- sral Jose B. Maceo, Colonel Augustine Celerco, Patrick" Caroona, Frank Argra- tnonte, Pedro Duvergar, Jose Marti, Juan Jostiser, Joaquin Sanchez, Jorge : Estrada, Adolpho Pena, Domingo Guzman, Jose Palacin, Jesus Maria Santana, Alberto Boy, Luis Guerinel Manuel Ganda, Juan Linionta, Isidore Noriega, J. L. Jarvey, Silverio Sanchez, Luis Soler. Better Have Been Killed. Maceo's fate is known in advance. It would have i been far better for him if he had been killed, as was Crombet, than to have been brought here to Havana and put in old Morro castle's gloomy prison. He will be kept there for some time and possibly he will be given a mock trial. It is certain he will be garrotted. "We have no need of Campos and his troops now," said a Spanish officer when he heard of Maceo's caputure and Crombet's death. Consul General Williams is preparing" for an early departure, and Vice Consul Springer assumes the duties of the office at once. ; . Callej a, captain general of Cuba, who is in supreme authority until the arrival of ; ; Campos, who, by^ royal proclamation is commander r Whenever he lands, was seen at the captain, general's palace, and was asked if the news of the capture of Maceo was true. He confirmed the news of the capture of Maceo. He added that all of the filibustering was nearly at an end. Callej a seems to be highly gratified that the revolution has been put down without the aid of Campos' troops. , . "When you Americans see how easily wo can crush out the rebels here in the isla'nd, without the aid of home troops or with only a few of them, you will realize that the amount= of anarchistic sentiment in this land has been exaggerated greatly," said Callej a. "Tell 'your,-people," he added, that Cuba is loyal to Sp'ain, and that Spain has never oppressed the island as represented." Resuming the discussion of the battle at Palmarito, Calleja said that he had official information concerning the Capture of Maceo and the killing of Brigadier General Flor Crombet. He also had news that the Spanish loss was little, while the rebels have met with overwhelming'defeat. First—The independence of Korea. Second—Permanent cession of the island of Formosa to Japan. Third—Indemnity of 800,000,000 taels (Chinese coin Worth $1.83.) Fourth—Permanent, occupation of Port Arthuf and the immediate contiguous territory. Fifth—A new Japanese-Chinese treaty opening the interior of China to commerce. The money indemnity is expressed in Chinese taels instead of Japanese yen. The taol is in reality a Weight instead of a coin. It is considered silver money. While the face value at $1.83 would tte equal to $899,000,000 in silver, it is said the actual value would be between $210,000,000 and $220,000,000 in gold. Tlio fifth term as to a new treaty includes various trade features, such as free access of Chinese rivers. There is no demand for territory on the mainland outside of Port Arthur and its contiguous surroundings. WISCONSIN Soldiers* SEGREGATE CHICAGO. Plan to Practically Cut Off Cook County From the Balance of Illinois. SPRINGFIELD, Ills., April 12.—A movement was set afoot by Representative Jones of Green in the legislature which, if carried out, will practically sever Cook county (Chicago) from the state of Illinois. It was in the form of a joint resolution providing that the question of giving Cook county a separate government from the balance of the state shall be submitted to a vote of the people. The resolution recites that the rapid and unprecedented growth of Chicago renders it necessary for special laws to be enacted at every legislature. The interests of'Chicago are in many instances directly oppdsed to those of the state at large and therefore injustice must be done one section in order to benefit the other. It is therafore resolved that there be submitted to the people for their ratification or rejection at the next general election for members of the general assembly an amendment to take the place of Sec. 10 of Art. 10 of the constitution. . ULTIMATUM TO LI. Japanese Want t3ie Chinese Envoy to Say What He-Will Do. SHANGHAI, April 15.—The Mercury reports that the Japanese have presented an ultimatum to : Viceroy Li Hung Chang, the Chinese peace commissioner, demanding that, China i accept or refuse the terms, offered by Japan within 24 hours. The Mercury adcls .that Japan has reduced, her claim for:a money indemnity by the. sum of 100,OOQ,000 yen and that she is also satisfied with the cession of the Shing King peninsula, on which Port 'Arthur is situated and will not demand any additional territory. It is reported that the peace party is willing to accept these terms, but that the Hunan party is holding out. Aptii 6* Chicago Gas has declared a dividend of 5per cent. The Monterey has arrived at San Diego on her Way to Callao. Charles A. Mair of Chicago has been appointed a member of the pope's household and bsars the title of chamberlain of the cap and Word. The government of the Argentine Republic Will shortly order Six torpedo boats and two cruisers, the total cost of Which will be $5,000,000. The coal miners at Barclay, Ills., are out on a strike in resistance to a proposed reduction of 5 cents per ton in the price paid for mining. Eastbound shipments from Chicago last Week were 60,614 tons against 60,- B53 for the previous week and 91,975 for the corresponding week of last year., Charles H. Mansur, of Missouri, assistant comptroller of the treasury, who has been confined to his bed for several weeks, is reported in a very critical condition. Wednesday, April 10. New Jersey local elections are said to be favorable for Republicans. The Massachusetts legislature passed a severe law on Sunday observance. Commercial travelers are making arrangements for an interstate convention in May. The big steamer St. Paul was successfully launched from Cramp's yards Wednesday. Leading horsemen have formed an organization to be known as the American league. The Venezuelan congress, with much enthusiasm, thanks the United States for its attitude in the British-Venezuelan difficulty. Thursday, April 11. The Susquehanna rolling mill, at Columbia, Pa., has been destroyed by fire. It is officially denied that there is any quarrel between Argentine and Chili. The statement of the condition of the treasury shows available cash balance, $185,584,404; gold reserve, $90,319,310. The British Museum has withdrawn from pnblic use the books in its collection, of which Oscar Wilde is the author. There has been no improvement in Assistant Comptroller Mausur's condi- dition, and no hope of his recovery is entertained. The Concord has arrived at Chin Kiaug, the Atlanta has arrived at Colon from Carthagena, and the Alliance has arrived at New York. Grant Griffin, colored, who murdered William Tibbs, a negro gambler, at La Crosse, Fla., was hanged privately in the county jail at Gainesville. The Michigan senate has passed the Jamison bill repealing the law under which Roman Catholic bishops can hold church property in trust. ttotte liquor Bill Insurance Commission. MAMSOS, Wis., April 15.— The S6I* diets' Home bill, amended so as to p#»- hibit the sale of liquor to Old soldier! within two miles of the national home was finally passed, by the assembly by^ a vote of 47 to 20. The matter was then clinched by moving to reconsider the vote and laying that morien on th& table. The bill to provide for a commission to f evise the insurancs laws was also passed. The joint resolution. for final adjournment was laid over un* til Tuesday. The bill to regulate the chattel mortgage business, prohibiting sharks from charging more than 3 per cent month interest and commission was passed. The stationary engineers* bill was laid over. The fish and game bills, as amended by the senate, was concurred in. In the senate the streetca* vestibule bill, as amended in the assembly, so all cars must be vestibtiled by November, 1896, was concurred in. The much-vexed question of exempting the wide-gauge sleigh from taxation Was settled by the senate concurring in the assembly bill. The bills providing for a deep waterways commission was passed under suspension of the rules. A substitute vessel taxation bill was also introduced and passed. S'l BATTLESHIP PLANS. ingtou, who is close to Secretary Car* lisle and family, a»d who says that the secretary will surely be a candidate for senator' from Kentucky to succeed Blaokburp, „ Child Insurance, April 10,— The legislative pn jnswrance Has reported to mtwd baa atoeM^PipM °< &* !M? m3m 9»<* *tfMto* »fttt ow » m: MARTI FOR PRESIDENT. Head of the Proposed Cuban Bepnbjio Is Chosen. HAVANA, April 18,—Jose Marti was selected as president of the new republic at the convention held at Guantanamo, and has been proclaimed by the insurgents as their chief executive, It can- pot be denied that considerable dissatisfaction exists among the rebels because Of Marti's election, He lacks the popularity of Maceo or Gomez. The names of the officers of the government except that of president have not been made public, T A CONSTITUTIONAL, DEFECT, |S|U4Sputh pakptan* Will IWi Vote on pesQbmUslQH Next Fall, . S, J),, April i6,«-It is as- hereupon veyy ^liable authority e prohibition ue§tjQ» -vyjll »ot come befqre faq f *0 a oonit^utiiQnftl dejf i» tbe \Vaite Is Editor. DENVER, April 15.— The Nation's Crisis is the name of of a new weekly paper established in this, city, of which ex-Governgr Waite will be editor. LATEST MARKET REPORT. Milwaukee Grain. MILWAUKEE, April 13, 1895. FLOUJB— Firm. WHEAT— No. S spring, 66%c; No.. 1 Northern, 65J£c; May, 57&c. CORN— No. 8, 47}<. OATS— No. 3 white 81%c; No. 3, white, 53c; sample, BARLEY 53e.' ' Minneapolis Grain. MINNEAPOLIS, April 13, 1895. WHEAT— Close, April, 58Jic; Jtfay,. July, 59M- On Track— No, 1 hard, No. 1 Northern, 59^c; No. 3 Northern, ;58}ic. _ Dulutli Grain, DULUTH, April 13, 1895, WHEAT— Cash, April, No. 1 ' hard, 60^c; No. 1 Northern, 00%o\ July, No. 1 Northern, 6Q^O! September, 59^. St. Paul Union Stock: Yards. SOUTH ST, PAUL, April 13, 1895, HOGS— Market weak. Quality only fair- Prices ranged $4.60@4.70, CATTLE — Market quiet, but good demand for good stookers and feeders, Prime cows, $4,00@4,50; good steers, |3.60@*-04; prime cow3, |^,r5@3.75; good CQW,S, a,gp@3.To; common to fair cows, $I,&Q@3.25; light veal calves, $8,QO@4,QO, heavy calves, $?.00@3,UQ; stpckers, f 1,75® $2.50; feeders, $.S5@3.00, , SHEEP-Steady pn-gQp4 sbeep; cpm- mon dull. MHttpns, *3,Q?@4.35j lambs, $8,T5@4,75; common, $&,S5@3,§Or : ' , Beceipjs; .Bogs, J.909; BOQj calves, Friday,; April 18. Senator Goebet shot and killed Banker Sanford at Covingtou, Ky. A cablegram received by the editor of Outing says Bicyclist Leiaz was murdered in Armenia. M. P. Wing, ex-state senator and for years president of the Bar association, died at La Crosse, Wis. The Toledo, Ann Arbor and Northern road was sold to R. C. Marvin, representative of the bondholders committee, for $200,000. Chief Hazen of the secret service has issued a circular of warning against a new counterfeit of a $5 treasury note of the series of 18S1. The treasury department has issued to all income tax collectors a series of supplemental instructions to conform to the recent decision of the supreme court. Peter Maher has sign'ed articles for a fight with; Steve O'Donnell, to take place under the auspices of the Atlantic Athletic club at Coney Island on Thursday, May 80. A new national, organization of street railway employes has been'formed at Cleveland, O., to take the place of the Amalgamated Association of Street Railway Employes which, it is claimed, is now practically dead, Saturday, April 13. General Martinez Campos is expected to land at Manzinillo Sunday. Every union man in the Omaha breweries was discharged Thursday. Three hundred men are out of'employment. Mrs. 'Grace Jennings, the actress, better known to the public as Grace Vaughn, was adjudged insane at Chicago. AlberJH, Horton, chief justice of the supreme court of Kansas, has handed his resignation to Governor Morrill, A new compound has been discovered that has sweetening Dualities superior to sugar, It is derjyedfrom ooal tay products, Robert Louis Stevenson's estate will probably prove to be worth $100,000 to 1150,000, Most of this, will-te from " from Ws books, They Are Wow In the Hands of Secretary Herbert. WASHINGTON, April 15.—The designs prepared by the construction bureau of the navy department for the new gunboats authorized by the last congress have been submitted to Secretary Herbert, and have been referred by him to the board of bureau chiefs, which will suggest any needed alterations before the advertisements for proposals are prepared. The plans for the two great battleships are now in the secretary's hands. It is expected that they will give rise to some controversy among the designing officers, owing to the novel feature of double-story turrets proposed and the 18-inch guns which the ordnance bureau wishes to place on them. CATTLEMEN ELATED. An Advance of 825 a Head Makes New Mexicans Happy, SANTA FE, N. M., April 13.—An' advance of about $25 in the price of beef cattle in the past month has served to elate the livestock dealers of New Mexico, Mutton has also gone .much higher, showing a great advance. . At the advanced prices some 4,000 cars of cattle will be shipped out over the' Atchison during the next six weeks. In 1894 but 500,000 cattle were ' on the- ranges of New Mexico, but during the past year the number reported for taxation is 250,000. Exports say at least 1,000,000 meat cattle are on Mexican ranges, and of this number 250,000 are ready for shipment. The sheep in the territory in 1890 were 1,900,000, "and in 1894 they numbered over 8,000,0.00. CREATED A SENSATION. Impending Arrival of American Warships- Stirs Up the Turks. CONSTANTINOPLE, April 18,—The ./in-;, pending arrival of the American -war-' ships San Francisco and Marblehefld? off the coast of Syria has created a sensation in government circles here. Th^ United States minister, Mr. Alex W.' Terrell, replying to a question on the subject, said that the war vessels 'were only sent to protect American subjects,, Ravages of Cholera. LONDON, April 15.—The Pall Mall Gazette prints a dispatch from Hioga, Japan, mhich says that advices from ' the Pescadore islands state that the Japanese forces are still at those islands, awaiting reinforcements and that over 800 deaths from cholera have occurred. among the troops. The epidemic, it iSf, stated, is now abating. Two snips which have arrived at Gravesend w-* cently from the Pescadore islands .have- reported deaths from cholera during the- i voyage. Wisconsin Pioneer Gone,, t MILWAUKEE, April 15.—Colonel C$« wert K. Pier, one of the best known • war veterans in Wisconsin, died suddenly during the afternoon of apoplexy, Colonel Pier was the' son ,of Edy-~'~»' Pier, the first white settler' at the \ tion of Fond du Lao. Colonel a lawyer and his widow and daughters have all been admitted the bar. • • Ti & Monday, April 15,' Von Suppe, the eowposw, ill. rt / re|Qrt, h,aj fire?'- ' , To Address CLEVELAND, April 15,-^-A , oomm}t| Of prominent Republicans are, Indiapapolis to invite ex* rison to deliver an address . vention of RepubliQan in June, InviUtfons tended to Governor Allison, ex,'Speak§r Pepew a»d other 1 pro Ucans. MAPISO.NI, jnents, to pf 0%erf, though frawaiJl^t, 4»toi^ft land land

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