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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, May 9, 1894
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;,' **nd Ills life<Utenantfi, Carl Browne and ." iStesttiplier' 'Columbus Jenes, Were UltAf atiiwciions in thS district police , d&urfc yesiefday, where they were t' 'ttlfralgaed itnf violation of the *liie 'eaurijfrtiom, was , filled with •' •4pe«tatot's, tiftpullsfc members of con - #tess •ettns'tltuliirig' a notable part of tfae .assemblage. Attorneys Dymann Had Ii pfccomb appeared for the de ifendaat'idh the preliminary proceed itsgs nndtraised the issue of const'.ttt' «•• tiotmi'tyof the law under which their -clients were arrested. The point was torgued at considerable 'laajjth by Senator Allen of Hdbrasko. Congress, he said had no' power to confer upon the "We"-President and tho speaker of llae house the right to suspend the /-enforcement of the act, any more ' than it had the right to confer the ,isower upon the czar of all the Russias. 'He denounced tlie courts for assum- ing'legislative functions. The case, '•the senator declared, would as- a national importance, quoted mngna charta and .'American revolutionary history, -and declared that .the arrest of the defendants implied a denial of the •.rights of peaceable assemblage and •petition. Those rights Were implied in tht constitution as regarded every • the Di&trict of Columbia just •• as much as in California, Texas or Florida. Judge Miller, after the arguments '•closed, overruled the objections of • counsel for the defense to the information, the judge holding that the •capitol grounds act was constitutional, lie also denied Coxey a spa- •«ial trial A jury will be ready tomorrow. * KULt>r MUST SHIFT FOR HIMSELF. <3or. JnclcRon and I)es JUolnes Laboring; Men Have l)on« All They G'nn. DBS MOINES, Iowa, May 5 —The efforts m do-by Go v. Jackson to secure transportation for the Kelly army or to render it assistance from the state liave failed and he has notified the relief committee that he could do nothing more. A meeting- of the executive council was held and the question of appropriating money from the state i nds to help the cominonwealeirs was considered. Auditor McCarthy .and ••Treasurer lieeson opposed it on • account of lack of authority .and the plan was dropped. Many men .a/re de- «ertinjr the camp. Pressure is being fcroujirht to bear upon Superintendent • -Goodrich of the Keokuk & Western .to induce him to reconsider his refusal to fcaul the arinv. The route by his road to Keokuk is deemed the only one available now. Valparaiso TOariia den. Randall. VALPAKAISO, Ind.,May 5.— X3en. Randall arrived at Hobart with his -army , At 30 o'clock yesterday. The army pro- j cecded to confiscate all the bread ; and crackers in town .and : there was considerable rioting; in the ranks. The nesolu- . tions passed by Valparaiso citizens last J night .demanding that Randall's .army i>e prohibited from entering this •ci'ty, were handed to Randall, but toe said they would march into Valparaiso this * . evening just the same. There is much feeling here and aid has been refused • the army, A committee of leading citizens left .for Uoburt yesterday to induce Hand all's army to disband and return •.to Chicago. If they refuse the com- itnitlee will notify them that entrance :to this city will be denied and force ; asked if necessary to prevent their teaming. _ Fry Wants Blnlei. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 5.— 'Gen. 1Try telegraphed to Texas for 1,000 finales to be shipped to Cincinnati, •where he expects to meet them in a few days, lie will leave Indianapolis JSunday morning for Cincinnati if the fair, but refuses to say by means. The array is in a pitiful .condition. Mnny of the men are without, shoes, half clad, and starvation stares the'm in the face. The railroads and newspapers are do- inonnciid and an appeal is made for ;fpod and clothing. into committee of the Wnol6 yesterday- fo£ the purpose of considering 1 the fifrefr and barbcrf bill (Mr. Hatch in the chaip). The apprbpriallon tot •the outer harbor at Michigan City, Mich., was reduced from $16.* ooo to $11,000, and the sum taken from this appropriation was added to the appropriation for the inner harbor at the same point, making it $10,000. / Mr. Walker (rep., Mass.) and Mr. McCreary (dem., Ky.) got into a tariff discussion in which each charged the other with knowing nothing about the tariff question. The chairman finally called them both to order. Mr. Catchings asked unanimous consent that the house should continue in session af tdr 5 o'clock for the purpose of completing eoaslderation of the river and harbor bill, and ho would 'ask that When the house adjourned it would be until Monday. This was agreed to, and shortly after tl o'clock the committee reported the bill to the house and it was passed. Thereupon a recess was taken utttil & o'clock for the consideration of private pension bills. The evening session adjourned at 6:40 p. in. RIVER OUT OP BANKS. . Fulton, Ark., In Inundated nntl Serious KeauHs Arc Fenrecf. ' F-M/rotf, Ark., May 5. — The Red river is encroaching rapidly upon tho city and the rising 1 waters now threaten to flood the -entire place. The water has reached the business portion of the town and is running under the postoffice and many mercan-. tile houses. Some manufacturing 1 establishments on tho north have been .compelled to &top operations on account -of the water interfering with the engines. North of the city the Iron Mountain road is under water ten Inches deep -for 000 or 800 v-ards. The bank in front of the city ' is fast caving in. Much loss -of otock must necessarily -occur wnd the growing -crops will be a, total loss. HURT BY A WATERSPOUT. Damajre Done In tyon and Counties, Kansas. EISADINCI, Kan., May 5.—The central portion .of Xiyon county and the southern section of Osage •county were visited by a terrible storm "to-night A water•spout broke, flooding the •country and ruining crops, The devastation of the water-was increased by an unparalleled ice storm. Ice formed ns it fell, twelve inches in •circumference that killed cattle and ruined'Crops. In this town every window .pane was shattered. 3IrOfiIclnrI<]ff« -Goes "to Kentucky. MXiNQTON, Ky., May 5.—Col. \V. C. P. Breckinridge arrived -at his home last night to begin-what promises to 'be the hottest campaign 'ever fought oiit-on this historic-ground. When he shook-out his silver mane on the car platform Jie was greeted by fiOO citizens, who gave him a hearty cheer and pressed forward ito -shake his hand. The campaign 'will 'be -commenced at once. WASHINGTON, May "5 .—liefore leaving Washington Col. -Xlreckinridge said he-would imake a.couple of other addresses besides the one ait • Lexington before-returning to the capital with a view to ascertaining tho feeling entertained for him by his constituents. , Wash., May S.— The com. «$onwcalers who took a Northern Pa- ara sidetracked at Palmer Spates marshals have gone chttrge, The plan of the com- is to s^eal their way Spokane in small squads, making' ijh!).t.oity their rendezvp^s and then to east vi^ the Great Northern. Peri at New York. YPIUT, M»y 6. -^The Maseachu- 0mon weavers will resume the toward W|(6}»ngtoi} to-day. party »nd fhe labor p^rty |i-rnighe4 food, entire Cswrle furnaces «t Keat- a result of the 4!oul winery The pl^nt wen, Uearly 850 ftun- tor New Yorfc to wait fpr ** Work of the Senate. WASHINGTON, May 5.—The open session of the seuate yesterday lasted only until 5 o'clock. Tho time.was •consumed .entirely by Mr. Quay, who gavo -another .chapter of his serial speech on the tariff. Mr, 'Galliuger •remained by his side constantly, re- iieving the Pennsylvanian at frequent intervals by reading such extracts as Mr. Quay desired to insert in his re- .marku. The rest of .the day after 3 o'clock was spent behind closed doors considering executive business. At 5:30 .the-senate adjounned. May Name a Senator To-Day. LANSING, Mich., May f>.—Gov, Rich has decided two important matters in connection with the appointment of a successor to the late Senator Stockbridge. <One i« that the appointment will be imade to-day and , the other that it will go to the western part of the state. Who it will be is all speculation, KALAMABOO, Mich, May 5.— A dispatch from a state official at Lansing says positively that Congressman Burrows will not succeed Stockbridgo, Pe«tr<tct|ve Worm p», , May 3 —A strange green worm measuring from a quarter to half an jn«h In length, has lately made Us appearance in this county among the fields of growing cloyer, The worms appear in countless numbers and when once they attack a cloyer field they continue in their de- strUptive, work until every vestige of the blossoms and loaves is eaten up. No one here has been able to determine the origin of the pest 4<I,|o«ro Early. May 5.— Congressmen are talking in a sanguine mood of the early adjournment of congress. Some fix the date about the middle of June, others at July 4, and the less hopeful predict that it wiU be August before an adjournment is reached. Cambria Iron >V»rks Will Rp»unae. JOUJSSTOS, Pa,, M%y 5,-rNext Monday morning m»py departments pf the Cafljbri^ Jroa company, no.w id}e, will resume ppj-ftieiw, Th# jyork§ §ra tS> ruft quite fgll wA *f such 110,000 dhihese afe believed to have registered in compliance with the provisions of tho exclusion act. A report sharnly criticising Judge <tenking8 has been submitted by the committee which investigated his Northern Puclflc strike order. Withdrawals of gold for exporthave carried the treasury reserve down to about $00,500,000. The general balance isSU'Ji?, 103,240. The river and harbor bill was passed by the house, which remained 1ft session until after (5 o'clock to complete its consideration. Dysentery has broken out in Coxey's army and several of the men have been sent to hospitals. Democratic senators were united at a party caucus held to adopt some plan for the disposal of the tariff bill. Thomas S. Benedict fof New York, nominated for public printer, has been confirmed by the sentatc, Unable to secure a quorum Chairman Bankhead's subcommittee failei 1 to decide on the Chicago postofflce plan. Tho senate confirmed the nomination of James D. Ycomans of Iowa to bo an interstate commerce commis sioncr. Gen. Coxey was placed under arresl while in court attending the trial OJ his lieutenant He declares he and nis men will remain in Washington until their bills are passed. According to Commissioner of Laboi Wright there are 5,838 building and loan associations in the country, with net assets of 8450,G«7,803. In tho senate Mr. Squire made a speech in opposition to the tariff bill. It is predicted, the measure will be passed before June 1. The April treasury statement showed a smaller loss than was.expected, the general balance standing at $t25, 097,785. Leading democratic senators are confident of the passage of the tariff bill. An effort is being made by Senator Gorman to get Hill in line. By a vigorous use of clubs the district police, prevented Coxey's com- monwealers from inviv"-Tg - the capitol grounds. The general u-ied to make a speech, but was hustled to his carriage, while Chief Marshal Browne and Capt. Jones were put under arrest The house passed the army appropriation bill:after.adopting an amendment limiting tho number of assistant adjutant generals to four. Personalities entered largely into the debate on the tariff bill in the senate. Senator Turpie made a bitter attack'on Senator Aldrich, whom he accused of uttering falsehoods. Miss Hattie Blaine, youngest daughter of the late .Tames G. Blaiue. was married in tho historic Washington mansion to Truxton Beal, ex-minister to Greece. COMMERCE AND FINANCE. Bank 'clearings for the week at sixty* six cities show a decrease compared with last year of 30.9 per cent is*' Money situation shows no material change. Kates on call a-ro 'Uncertain -at 3 and 4 per cent on the best collateral. Output of the Chicago breweries continue to show a falling off, notwithstanding jn-ices are lower than they were a year ago. In Illinois the wheat plant is reported to have made excellent progress under .the favorable weather conditions. A company with 83,500,000 capital, $1,!)00,'OOQ of wb}ch is paid up, has been found to operate the Sioux City, Iowa, stockyards. A syndicate, which includes Speaker 'Crisp and Congressmen Mutchler, Sibley and llaines, has bought the Freeport, 111., -electric light plant and street railway. It is said Attorney 'General Moloney contemplates beginning quo warranto proceedings against the sugar, lead, cotton seed oil and cordage trusts. The Scandinavian and Findland Emigrant company of New York, which had done an annual business of §4,000,000, lias failed. CASUALTIES, Two young women and their escort were drowned by the overturning of their boat at Keolmk, Iowa. Fire destroyed the Union school building at Ypsilanti, Mich, Ope pupil was seriously injured by jumping from a window. Two persons were burned to death {*pd three others badly injured in »n explosion and fire in a New Yorlc dyeing establishment William Richie, the astronomer, died at Sharon. Pa, H. B. Bray ton, for fifteen ye^rs a justice pf the peace for the south tpwa, is dead, He was OS years old, Julian, Q. Davidson, who had achieved f$me as a marine painter, diecj at South Nyack, N. Y-, 8{re<i 40 years. George W, Abel}, managing' proprietor of the Baltimore Sun, died suddenly from pneumonia. Norman Boardmin died at Lyons, Iowa, p« his 81st birthday. #e had b.eeij a state senator and fouude4 the IQWBI, pf Q§ae, f! W, call seui't anct JfotesSbf f t>t enfie iu the trntoh CdilegiS of from Francis B. Stockbridge, Wnifted States senator froftt Michigan, died at the home of friends in Chicago, lie was 68 years old. KAlLROAb NfEWS. Oh Mny 12 the Wisconsin Central Wil Withdraw from the Western Passenger association, thereby placing that or* ganteation in a precarious condition. Joseph F. Tucker has been elected commissioner of the Chicago ife Obit River passenger pool, which became effective May 3, and Which it is believed will put an end to the constantly recurring rate wars. Chatmcy M. Depew was elected a director of the Lake Shore at the annual meeting. An increase in passenger earnings during 1803 of $1,001,075 was reported. The Burlington bridge across the Mississippi at Alton, ill., was dedicated With elaborate ceremonies, many visitors being present from othei points. A resolution to grant low rates with long limits to every excursion event of the season will be adopted by the Western Passenger association unless an agreement is reached with the Union Pacific. Last week's eastbotind shipments, exclusive of live stock, were 57,289 tons, against G4,G03 the previous week A crisis is imminent in the eastbound rate bound situation. Conservative lines have almost abandoned all hope of a maintenance of the agreement. Trunk lines are accused of manipulating flour rates between Minneapolis and New York to the detriment of Chicago roads. Tho rate has been cut to 19 cents a hundred pounds. Transcontinental immigrant business has been complicated again by the refusal of the Southern Pacific to accept the $10.10 rate. SPORTING NOTES. Sliindlnir of the Clubs May 4! NATIONAL LEAGUE. Games Cluba Ployed. Won. Lost. Clevclands 11 BoRlona 13 Diltiraores 12 Pittsburp II PhilnaelpWus 13 St. Louis Now YorlJS f.,.12 Cincinnati^ 10 l/o lisvillea 11 B-ooklyns 12 Washlngtons 18 Chicagos 10 8 4 •I C r> 7 6' 7 8 10 Per Cent. 818 7,'0 6C7 C3B 615 515 417 400 33: 831 200 AVKSTEKN LKAOUB. G nmos played. Won. Lost Sioux Citys 7 fl 1 Kansas Citys 9 6 3 CJnindRnpids.'...10 6 4 Toledoes 10 C G Dotrolts 046 Indianapolis 046 MHwaultees. B 2 3 Minneapolis 707 I Per cent. .857 .t»7 .600 ,B,:0 .4-14 .41 ,400 .000 The Duncan hotel handicap at Cumberland Park was won by Linda, who ran the mile on a muddy track in 1:44 #. May 4.—National League ball games resulted: Chicagos (->, Cincinnatis 3; New Yorks 0, Philade.lphias -1; Balti- mores, 13, Brooklyns 5; Bostons 15, Washingtons fl; Clevelands 8, Louis- villes 1; Pittsburgs 10, St Louis 9. May 4.—Western Leairue ball games resulted: MiUvaukees 9, Minneapolis i) (called on acount of i-ain); Grand Rapids 14, Detroits 12; Sioux Citys 12, Kansas Citys 2; Toledos 10, Indianapolis 1. . 'May 4.—College ball games: University of Wisconsin IS, Lake Forests li; Northwesterns 8, Hammonds 7. Ilandspun, Hanover's sensational i-year-old daughter, won the Thora stakes at Nashville, covering the half mile without urging in 0:48%. May 3—Scores of National League ball games: Pittsburgs <!, St Louis, ii; Baltimores, 8, Brooklyns, 3; Bostons .10, Washingtons 8; Clevelands 7, Louis villes 2; Philadelphias?, New Yorks4, An agreement has been entered into by American Turf congress and the Jockey club discountenancing winter racing. 13. S. Fulford broke twentyrstraight targets in the iuterestato shoot at Springfield, Ohio, tying the world's record, held by Young. May 3—Opening games in the Western Baseball association resulted; Lin- coins 14, Quincys Oj Jacksonvilles 21, Des Moines 5; Qmahas 13, Rock Islands 7; St. Joes 0, Peorias 8, May 3—Western league games resulted; MUwaxVkees 14, Minneapolis 5; Sioux Citys 5, Kansas Citys 3; Toledos 4, Indianapolis 3; Detroits 10, Grand Rapids 10, May '4— Scores of National League ball games: Wasbipgtons 3, Bostons 4; Philadelphias 7, New Yorks 5; Balti^ mores 8, Brooklyns 2. Western League ball games: Mil- waukees 0, Minneapolis 5; Grand Rapids 4, Detroits 3; Kansas Citys 10, Sipux Citys 8; Indianapolis 12, Toledos '"„ May S-s-CoJlege ball games resulted: Yales 4, Amhersts o; Harvards 10, Williams 4; Browns 13, Dartmouths i; Princetons 1?, Lehighs 5, Ray S. won tjae Kirkman handicap at Nashyille, Tenn., running the seven furlongs m 1:?GJ£. Ducat, which finished thjH. might have won hsid lie not been, interfered with. Audrey woq fya Maxwell house stages n't $ashville, T*nn. Schuttle, tho fayprite, was secpnd an4 Fraulien third- 1—Scores of National league ball games: New Yorks 7, Baltimores Brookjyns, 0, Washingtons 0; Bos- tons 7, Philadelphias 3; Pittsburgs 7, JjnuinuatisC; CleveJands7,St. Louis 0 May 1—Wffeterii league games reuUed: Sipu^ Citys 1,1, 'Kansas Citys *""'"• " T "™—'-^qH| gi 'fttegflt Jfj , wliidttis it # «* , s 0; Cofflells ib. Motets &. \ of ^'eate-rH issgaa ball 'gamesi Detroits 8, Jndidnapblis Gi dfand Bapids 14, Toiedos 12j Kan* saa Citys 14, Minneapolis 6. May 1—National league games M* suited: Louisvilles 8, Chieagos 2; Bos- tons 6, Philadolphias S (ten innings); Baltimores it), New Yorks 6; Pitts- burgs 1ft, Cincinnatis G; Brooklyns IS, Washingtons 10. May i—Results of college ball games: Norlhwestefns G, picked nine G', Wit* tenburgs 31, De Pauws 3$ Browns ll, WesleyaJ3s4j Pennsylvanias24, Lafay* ettes L ' POLtTlCJAL. Kansas eciual suffragists opened tho campaign at Kansas City. Susan B. Anthony and Rev. Anna Shaw were among the speaker?. Illinois prohibitionists nominated a state ticket -headed by 1L J. Putterbaugh for treasurer. Dr. J. O. Evans was named for United States senaton Col. Breckinridge was given an enthusiastic greeting at Lexington, Ky. An appeal for his defeat lias been issued by the women of the city. Chester I. Long was nominated by the republicans of Newton, Kan., for congress, lie opposed Jerry Simpson two years ago. Gen, John C. Now has repudiated his son's statement that ex-President Harrison would not again be a candidate. In the municipal elections throughout Indiana the republicans made gains. A light vote was polled, democrats being generally apathetic. Paul If. Sore 1 , democrat, was elected to congress from the third Ohio district. His majority over the republican candidate will be 3,000. '• James N. Carter of Quincy, 111., was nominated for supreme judge by the republicans of the fourth judicial district. Pennsylvania populists in convention at Harrisburg sent greeting to Coxey and nominated a ticket headed by J. T. Allmon for governor. Mason county (Illinois) democrats instructed their delegates to the state convention to vote for the nomination of John C, Black for. senator. CRIME. D William Lindhoff of St. Paul was fatally shot by two men who tried to rob a saloon of which he had charge. "Reddy" Wilson, lynched by a mob at Missouri Valley, Iowa, for killing Marshal Adna, had spent seventeen years of his life in prison. After an hour's deliberation a Wooster, Ohio, jury found James Higgins guilty of ihe attempted murder of W. A. MacUey. FOREIGN. Dlnu speech in the Italian parliament Prime Minister Crispi outlined the policy of the dreibund, -which he said was defensive, not offensive. Another earthquake in Greece has completed the destruction of many houses. Several ' French marines were seriously injured in fighting a fire which destroyed the barracks at Toulon and caused $1,250,000 damage. A. J, Balfour, the conservative leader, was the principal spanker at the international conference for tho promotion of bimetallism in London. Ahlwardt, the German Jewbaiter, has been sent to prison 'for three months for insulting Prussian officials 'in a speech. The Walter Wellman expedition sailed from Tromsoe for Spitsbergen to begin the search for the north pole. American artists are largely represented in the annual salon exposition in Paris. The duke of Devonshire's report o labor, in which he opposed the institution of any general system of industrial tribunals and advocated suppression of sweat shops, has been substantially adopted by the British labor commission. It is denied that the decree prohibit ing diplomatic representatives of France from marrying without consent was aimed at American wo.aen. MARKET REPORTS. CHICAGO, CATTW5— Common lo prime....l 1 ffs Hoas— Shipping t'ttiUjd ........ 3i)J SHBBP-^-li'ali' to clioiea ........ B OJ WHBAT— No. a veU ............. C'OUN— So. 3 ., ...... . ......... OATS-NO. S ..... ... ......... ,. HV«— No. 3... ......... ... ...... . UuT'f4tB— Choice creninavy..,,, J7 ......... ,,... jo 1m .......... ., <a MiT 3. 59 2J OJ tit & 84 'i 464 Id UJ ^-NO. 2 yellow.. 'i'8-,Nft 1 while CO @ HOGS..., •SHKKP RTB— No. s ......... COKN— NO. 3 vvhUa. WATS— ffp.^ whilo "J> 4) @3«.> (g> J 5) W J-i & 60 @ XS'i Hues. 81) 15 UJ gou«— $ wit, vy T— No. 2 .................. — Np. 3... ..... . .......... , OATS— No. # \\ hito ............. . — NO. '4 ............... . — No 1 ............. ..... ., liocs Q) ft? MJ'll w «;-, (t} C(J & 9J M» . 8 Ued OATS— WWW 10 67 i M-TO-BAC HfflAOl HfVrffc fcflfr'f&Htffiltf Irt Mfnf of the fieftlg at ftidiigMr Mf thelir Lowest Terms, VENT §b use Att Ot.i-*ltn6r o* tobacco fcluwltiff fttirf unil Gams twenty Days. LAKE (1KN8V.A, Wig., May ?.— dial. ,'The ladies of out- beautiful little J town arts making 1 an interesting arid| exciting lime fur tobacco-using husbands, since the injurious effects of tobacco and the ease with which it can, be cUred-by a'preparation called No» To-Bac have been so plainly demon* Btrijted by the cure of Mr. E 1 . C, Waite. In a written statement; he says! "I smoked and chewed tobacco for twenty-three years, and I am sure that my case Was one of the worst in this part of the country. Even after I went to bed at night if I woke up I would want to chew or smoke. It was not only killing me'i but my -wife was also ailing from the injurious effects. Two boxes of No'To-Bac cured- me, and I have no more desire for tobacco than I have to jump out of the ..window. * I have gained twenty pounds in thirty dayst my wife is well, and we are in* deed both happy to say that' No-To- 15ac is truly 'worth its weight in gold' to us." The cure and improvement in Mr. Waite's case is looked upon as a miracle—in fact, it is the talk of the town and county, and it is estimated that over a thousand tobacco users will be using No-To-15ac within a few weeks. The peculiarity - about No-To-Bac as a patent medicine is that the makers, the Sterling Remedy Company, No. 46 Randolph street, Chicago, absolutely guarantee the use of three boxes to cufe, or refund the money, and the cost, S^-CO, is so trifling as compared with the expensive and unnecessary use of tobacco that tobacco- using husbands have no good excuse to oiler when their wives insist upon their taking No-To-Bac and getting result in the way of pure, sweet breath, wonderful improvement in their mental and physical condition, with a practical revitalization of their nic'o- tized nerves. OUTLOOK FOR TRADE. Tliore IB FromUe of an Increased ^ suinntlon of \Vool.. NEW YORK, May 5.—R, G. Duu & Co.'s Weekly Trade Review to-morrow says: "A point of encouragement is the heavy buying of wool amounting to 11,492,600 pounds for the week at three chief markets, against 4,061,000 last year. In April sales were 21,838,956 pounds, against Hi,998,950 last year. As those sales have for yeara been in steady relation to the, entire consumption of wool it is fair to infer that in &>pite of the stoppage of some important works and in spite of uncertainties as to labor and as to legislation consu nption will continue large for some weeks at least The enormous unsold stock of wheat, which has made a lower average of prices in February, March and April than was ever known in any previous mouth, has depressed May wheat to the lowest point on record, although western receipts were- only l,ObO,7dQ bushels, against 2,488,050 last year, an Atlantic exports 1,14.3,£85 bushels, against 1,518,910 bushels last year. The decline for spot has been slight, with no change for July. Corn yielded a quarter, exports falling suddenly below, while western receipts nearly • doubled'last year's, and pork products were- lower. Cot.ton speculators, who have- seen larger receipts from plantations in April than a year ago, have lost faith and grip with favoring accounts of acreage planted, and the price declined an eighth. The most encouraging sign is the marked decrease in liabilities of firms failing which were only $1,448,144 for the last week of April, and for four weeks $8,722,708 of which $3,733, S!20 were of manufacturing and $4,044,207 of trading concerns. The amount of liabilities at the south was $3,i»19,419, against$3,11] ,033 in eastern and »3.09 I J,- Sft7 in western states, The'fa ; lures this week have been 233 in the United States, against 210 last year, and thirty-five in Canada, against twenty» seven last year. Arbitration Settles It, ST. PAUL, Minn., May -i,—Arbitration as proposed by the company, has-i happily settled the difference between^ employes and the Great Northern rail/ way, and wheels are again, turning QJ all jjarts of the line. The compai now announces half-fare excursioi for homeseekers and investors May 8j and 29th from St. Paul, MinneapoJJ Duiuth and West Superior to pojqts Minnesota, the Dakotas and Mont»] Tickets good for thirty days, stop-over privileges. Seven thousand of the unempl' of Cleveland wrecked a nuinbe business establishments and drovj the nieniat work. They wei pt-reed by the police after man' been injured. H. 11. Koblsatt has sold his in the Chicago Inter Ocean to Penii Nixon for $400,000. Five hundred Mexican troi sai4 to have boen ambushed! V Indians in the Le Bacetet m" an4 400 either killed or wpijni are. Millionaire Iloqry C. Br years old, surprised everybadyt Den. yer by marryiujj Mi*,s Lomi Mat, thews, a 23-yoivr-old school tejher. • The beittittcation of Jnar tho Spanish theologian, wt ed at Bt, Peter's, Uome. pf person^ witnessed the cej Arguments for and agair SfM^AV f k':i^;f'

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