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Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, March 20, 1895
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AMONA. Kftfc" "'"""' : j and notified,the sheriff — j'county that he Wanted td tjx.d himself fttid Wife Up. IJearth was ftl&eed lindaft.&r'fe'st by Marshal Giftflfd ftfidhlld tiitil tne arrival of .Sheriff , I'ttie'theft through I family troubles. He alsd claims that his wife's folks at Hansel! itttir- defed an infant, and can show the i pf opef offlders the burial of Its remains, ' Bearth ,is about 26 years of age arid came to iSldpra from the eastern part ' of Iowa several years ago. While in Eldora he has borne a good reputation. The young man shows no signs of .'•insanity, tells a straightforward story atod elainWthat he thinks Ills life is in 'danger through the knowledge of the murder, and that by making this confession he hopes to ease his mind of its burden and put the blame where it belongs. The sheriff of Franklin county was notified and Sheriff Odell arrived and took Dearth and wife to Manchester, the woman being implicated in the Sale of the sto?en team. ADAMS TRIAL. For •Murder.'of Stephen Hownrrt Near Waterloo. WATKBLOO, March 18.—Chas. Adams Is on trial here 'for the murder of Stephen Howard in Lester township, this county, November 11 last. The murdered man was 70 years old and Adams is about 40. They quarreled over some stock, belonging to .Adams which got into Howard's fields. Howard went to Adams' barnyard and after a few words about the stock,. Adams struck Howard over the head with a club, breaking -his skull and causing his death. Adams admitted j this, and claimed to 'be acting in self-defense. The prosecution" put the physician on the .stand who was called before Howard died, and he testified that there were punctured wounds in Howard's face which he probed and which, in his opinion, must have jbeen made with a pitchfork. This indicates that there may have. been Others . engaged in the murder. The case is attracting much attention in this section. ' ".':-' BIG WORKMAN FIGHT. The Kentucky Lodge Comes In to Help the Loyal Grand.; DUBUQUK, March 15.—The supreme lodge, Ancient r Order of United "Workmen, a Kentucky corporation, has filed. a bill in the federal court to restrain the Ancient Order of United .Workmen of Iowa, the rebel organization, from using the name in Iowa. The bill, alleges th.e plaintiff is the original organization and that defendant has usurped the name. This is in retaliation for the injunction proceeding the seceding grand lodge is now prosecuting against the Loyal Grand lodge in Iowa, in which the rebel grand lodge has thus far been successful, Judge Husted, of the Dubuque district court, having sustained a demurrer to an answer in which the loyalists contended that body was the legal one and that it was a fraternal society, not -an- insurance organization. STRANGE TO BE RETRIED. Jury in the Boodle Cases at Sioux City Disagree. : . Sioux CITY, March 15.—The trial of Walter Strange, ex-member of the county board of supervisors, who is charged with defrauding the county of large sums by forged orders, terminated in a disagreement of the jury. The trial lasted several weeks and the jury was out four days. v The whole fight of the ocitizens' committee centered on Strange. 'The prosecution will go on with the case at the coming term of 'court. , BLOSSEK FORGERIES. it/-; SJt /, If" Expected Explanation Not Fpund iu the Safe. CBESTON, March 10,—The big iron "safe ifa" the blacksmith shop of Dave Blosser, the Cromwell forger and suicide, which has been guarded by three armed men since the suicide, was opened by the administrator, Blosser's friends expected to find some explanation to the mystery which surrounds ,Jjis affairs, but they were disappointed. £he dead man has evidently carried Jois secret to the grave. CAUGHT BOBBINS A STQRE, Jjpys pppncj Burglarising » Store at Bromley, ,, March IG.-^Claude and BalpJi Harding escaped he state reform sehpol, They discovered robbing a store at fifty armed villagers be* them in the building and a 'j>ujnber of shots were exchanged^ • one •el $je - villagers being • wounded, Of- •fleers weje j^tefcraptysd fwfromM.arT s/tP HpQi»iey>a|)4 ftbdui 1 d'eldolt a. m\; and spread so rapidly that ftlthdttgh att immediate alarm was givea four frame business hdUseS Were bUrtted to the grofind, attd it Was With difficulty that the brick feloeks at each side were sated. Two extra night watches Were on duty, and one- had passed through tfae back alley whefe the fire started not fl*i6 fninutes before. Oil had evidently been Used afid before anything coitid be done the flames were beyond control, fl. 0. Bowyer's jewelry store, W» 3, Studley's pharmacy, H. C. Dodge's meat market, T. L. Stogie's harness shop, and 11. It Andersoh's shoe store Were destroyed. This makes nine buildings that have bren burned in the past three weeks, besides the attempt to burn the Kossuth county bank and Haggard & Peck's lattd office. The town is aroused and «500 reward is offered for the capture of the fire bugs. Night Watches will be put on every block. A generally credited theory is that someone with a mania for fires is at work, or that some boys are amusing themselves with this rascally work. WRECKERS INDICTED. Building rtud Loan AKsoclatlon. Hen of DCS • Molncft In Court. t)Ks MoiNKS, March 18.—The grand jury has returned five indictments against W. S. Richmond, of the wrecked Union Building and (Savings Association, three for embezzlement,, .one, for conspiracy'and one for criminal libel; one against J; L. Crawford, of the same company, for Conspiracy; and one against E. C. Spinney, ex-secretary of the Iowa Deposit and Loan Company, for criminal libel. The charge is that Spinney assisted Richmond, Crawford and .a Chicago man to publish libelous articles against State Auditor McCarthy in the Building, and Loan Record. COURTNEY IS GUILTY. Tho Slayer of County Attorney Jarvlft Convicted of Murder.'KLLO, March 10.—In the case of the state against Stephen Courtney, charged with the murder of County Attorney Jarvis, the jury was out six hours and returned a verdict of guilty of murder in the first degree as charged in the indictment. They recommended punishment by imprisonment in tho penitentiary for life at hard labor. FATAL CAVE-IN. Jacob Walters Instantly Killed In a Stone • 'Quarry.'- • CLINTON, March 15.—Jacob Walters, aged 40, was instantly killed here by a cave-in of dirt and stone in a quarry; CONDENSED ITEMS. were cast; Irish Catholic, The body of the young lady who died at Montezuma recently has been recognized as that of Annie Daly, of Calmar. United States Marshal Francis, of Cedar Rapids, arrested Henry Hhafer at Eldora recently on the charge of boot legging whisky. Shafer was taken to Cedar Rapids and will have his trial later. Atlantic dispatch: Ex-i j re sident Joseph C. Yetzer, of the Cass County bank, secured bail for $10,000 and has been released from the county jail, where, he has been confined for a month or more. By agreement between counsel all of .Yetzer's criminal cases have been taken to Montgomery county on a change of venue, and will be tried at Red Oak. Reports have been received of- the murder of Henry Burghmaster, a young German at St. Ansgar. As nearly as can be now ascertained, the facts are as follows: L. Sherman, who works in John Vacha's harness '• shop, went into the shop as usual, where he • found the owner sound asleep in the back room. On removing a blanket which had been pinned up at a front window, the light revealed the distorted and partially burned body of Burghmaster. Near at hand was found a hammer covered with hair and blood. The supposition is that he was murdered by some unknown persons during a drunken spree, and an attempt was made to conceal t;he crime by endeavoring 'to burn tb.e building, There are new developments in the Blosser forgery and ' suicide case which occurred a few days ago at Cromwell, New papev is turning up every hour. Tho extent of the forg» cries is still unknown. There appears to be a theory among certain Cromwell people that Blosser had an accomplice to do the forging, as it js said he was not a smooth enough penman ^o do the work, Another theory is that Jie was a victim of blackmail and that there was a woman in the oa-so. Some additional facts are anticipated. It now transpires th^t persons who held other notes th^t had had been pressing to settle matters , whisk he di<| in a number of jjispfttch: ftt which 3,590 I. MpUsney, m tM e > republicans in Joint M?' fey, fit the ln«nfg«nt Coffibined S*. LoufS, Mft'fch lo.— The latest fepo'rli from Cuba, 'is that General CtoniBiii cotniria&dSr-lfi-chief a! the revolutionary army, has (5,000 infantry and 3,000 cavalry. TAMPA, Flu,, March JO— An officer of the impending resolution, has ftffived from Cuba. He informs the Associated l*ress that a constitutional convention of Cuban republicans formed a provisional government) and appointed Gent Gomex coittniander*in- chief of the insurgent army, and Jose Marti, an envoy to obtain recognition from foreign powers of their rights as belligerents. A constitution will be adopted and a congress selected. A proclamation has been issued notifying the Spanish leaders and soldiers that the movement is not against them, but against the government, and that the property of private individuals will be respected. A declaration of independence was also issued. He declares that in a recent battle, a Spanish regiment was cut in two and JiOO Spaniards killed. MADIIID, March 18. — Replying to questions propounded in tho deputies, Groiseard, minister of state, said the report that Minister Taylor, acting on behalf of the United States, had claimed that reparation from Spain was due the United States on account of the Allianca incident, was true. The United States government, he said, at the same time demanded that American trade with Cuba should not be interfered with. The United States government, he explained, considered the firing on the Allianca to be a violation of the principles of international law. Minister Groiseard, in conclusion, said Spain had ordered the fullest. investigation of .the affair to be made. The government, he added, was willing to agree to any settlement, provided the principles cf international law were not infringed upon and no attempt was made to prejudice tho dignity of the nation. INDIANA LEGISLATURE. ft f§ WAS. A The T.OKlfilature Breaks Up In a Itltter Blot. INDIANAPOLIS, March 13.—A riot took place in the house just previous to adjournment yesterday. The trouble originated over a bill to supplant Custodian Griffin, democrat, with are- publican. The governor has three clays in which to veto all measures. The bill was delivered to the governor two nights previous. It was his idea to hold it until the last minute, and then the legislature could not pass it over his veto, as adjournment would take place at 13 o'clock. The riot occurred when his private secretary attempted to reach the speaker witn the veto. Several persons were injured, one probably fatally. The secretary finally succeeded in reaching tne speaker, but just then he declared the house acljourne.d, and some one grabbed the veto and disappeared. INDIANAPOLIS, March 14.—As a result of the legislative riot, Myron D. King, the governor's private secretary, is in a serious condition, lying 'under the influence of opiates, His injuries are internal, and his friends are much alarmed about him. EASTERN WAR. SHANGHAI, March 15.—It is reported that the Japanese squadron of sixteen warships r from Wei Hai . Wei has appeared off the island of Formosa, and is hovering around Kelung and Tarn- sin, the most strongly defended points on the island. It is expected they will be attacked soon. The garrison numbers 30,000, TIEN TSIN, March 18.—Li Hung Chang, the Chinese peace envoy, has left for Japan. It is reported the Japanese arc rapidly driving back Generals Sung and Ju. VICTORY FOR SILVER. Uei'iuun Council of State Endorses a Resolution, jf, March 17,—The council of state adopted the resolution of the silver advocates endorsing Chancellor Hohenlohe's monetary statement in the reichstag and immediately after' wards rejected the proposal of the gold advocates that the guarantee of tho present currency continue unaltered. It is learned that France has informed Germany of her willingness to co operate in -settling the currency question. Keealls the Dee)«lon, Washington, March. 15.—-The govern- Smtth has recalled the decision in the case of August Smith vs. The Portage Lake and Lake Superior Canal Company, covering-s.OQQ acres pf fton am copper lands in Northern MJcn'saH- jt apears that the opinion was written, but not clecldeci or approved by the eeo r rotary. ?t wan sent out with a largp number of other land 4ecigion,s by PLANTERS ^TCT FJCHT ' THE TRg§T, .jfjsw QH&KASS, Mj&rolU ing of ewgaj- peters M? hp 9e«me*t3B«6t§dlft the <?t«*rt of jw^<.«KR;ftWFCT^/w | "'*'~5"**iiT.'™ ,<!»ww? mfePtaM&tfHmy Psfl* ««? *& •- ~'W$m9fav» J^tw 5|£ed; to Allow na on e • OnRfeASS, tri6t nlottjf th6 iff^er tfflhl wat the scenfe of rioting and ffliirflfef e%rly yesterday mofnifag. While & gang of negro scrcWmett were matching to the doe« fef the ttafrlsoti CfdifiWeft libe of steamers, they Were fifed ott by a gang of white striking screwmett and as a result of the. Shooting six or Seven negroes are reported killedi The attack was so sudden and unexpected that the negroes made Ho resistance and the urtitijufed' fled from the Scene, leaving their dead and wounded companions lying on the levee. Several smaller riots occurred during the early morning itt the lower portion of the city. Seven negroes were killed and a score or more were injured, some dangerously. WASHINGTON, March 14.—One of the men wounded in the riot at New Orleans was Purser Bain, of the British steamer Engineer. The fact has been brought to the, attention of the British minister, and may lead to international complications. NKW OHT.EANS, March 15.—A number of colored screwmcn have returned to work under the protection of the militia. Governor Foster is in the city and will stay until the trouble is finally settled. Everything is quiet now, and it is hoped further trouble may be averted. WOMEN READ. Wffl 80UI/D INSANE? Bchrage'i 81,000,000 Cure for Rheu • ; nmtlsm. Sorno Iowa references for "Schrage's $1,000,000 Rheumatic Cure": A. J. Osborhe, Newton, "Bend six dozen by express"; A. V. Penn, Sidney, "send three dozen"; J. F. Faux, Sioux City; Dr. J. C." W. Coxe, Washington; Billy Samuels, Montezuma; Stream & McCammon, G23 Walnut street, D6s Molnes; W. L. Weller, Cedar Rapids; G. F. Utterbeck, Sigourney Savings Bank; Morgan & Co., Council Bluffs; D. Q. Storle. Charl ton, and many others. It must be good or doctors would not prescribe it. .Ten thousand truthful testimonials; it has cured : where all ' else failed. Do nbt waste your money on external applications or opiates. This is harmless, pleasant and has the highest Indorsements on earth. Mrs. John A. Logan (widow of the famous general), Washington, D. C., uses it. $1.50 a bottle. Worth double. Write to-day. Don't accept something "just as good." Cures gout and neuralgia. Swanson Rheumatic Cure Co., 167 Dearborn street, Chicago. BREVITIES. English shoemakers having failed to agree with their, employers concerning the use of improved machinery, have been locked out to the number of 200,000. It is said 400; 000 .will certainly be affected. Deputy Sheriff Hixon was brutally murdered at Walsenberg, Col., recently by several Italian coal miners. Blood hounds were used and four men were captured who acknowledged the crime, but each said the other was the leader. Their guilt was proven. As the prisoners were being taken to jail a mob arrived and riddled their bodies with bullets. A hundred Italians became frenzied and a riot resulted in which a white man was killed. Next morning a mob, of white men broke into the jail and shot to death two more Italians who were implicated in the murder of Hixon. It is said. some of the Italians are not American citizens and the Italian, consul is investigating. The American . mail steamer Alliance, arrived at New York from Colon, reports that on the 8th inst.. off the eastern edge of Cuba a Spanish man-of-war headed directly toward her. The vessels'exchanged salutes at a distance of two and one-half miles. The Spaniard fired a, blank cartridge, followed by another. As the Alliance was on the open sea, no attention was paid to it, and the Spaniard gave chase, firing three solid shots at the American' vessel, chasing her twenty-five miles.' The latter crowded on steam and ran away from the Spaniard, Captain Grossman, of the Alliance, reported the matter to the secretary of state, and no doubt a prompt demand will be made on the Spanish government for an explanation. The peak of Orizaba, an ancient volcano, in the State of Vera Cruz, Mexico, is said to be in a state of eruption, The signs of disturbance began to manifest themselves on the 10th, and have increased in force con. stantly since that time, The crater is now emitting poisonous gases and thick volumes of -smoke from 100 apertures in the great maw. The earth for 100 miles around is shaken periodicallj' with subterranean vibrations. Great alarm exists among the dwellers in the cities of Cordova, Orizaba, Kalaha, and the dozens of small villages scattered within the scope of the phenomenon. The shocks as yet have not been of a disastrous nature, and no damage from them has been reported. The rim of the crater glows like fire, and the lava rolling down the mountain sides has set aflame the gras* and vegetat^jj 'clothing the sides qf the sumwiti which, a,d,ds to of tfre sjnpjte apd tfce byjidi,B§r occupied by the. ' " fqy »B*i Wee.k^r Western ^yp tiott Kot tn« Of latest fiestt Human Pot rtuttianltt'* Safe*, After -* fro*te-C*e*pln tells tto» He Wa* Set free. Be PfeASfe Prf^r*8§AU. * eMtol tlpon Wntcft Caldwell, N. J., March !», 1895.-(S|)e- tlal.)—Since one of our prominent citi- teens suffered so terribly from tobacco tremens, has made known his frightful experience in behalf of humanity, the ladies here are making tobacco-using husbands' lives miserable with their entreaties to at once 4uit tobacco. The written statement of S. J. Gould is attracting Wide-spread attention When interviewed to-night he said: "I commenced Using tobadco at thirteen; I am now forty-nine: so, for thirty-six years I chewed, smoked, sHUffed and rubbed snuff. In the morning 1 chewed before I put my pants oh, and for a long time I used two ounces of chewing and eight ounces of smoking a day. Sometimes I had a chew in both cheeks and a pipe In my mouth at once. Ten years ago I quit drinking whisky. I tried to stop tobacco time and again, but could not. My nerves craved nicotine and I fed them till my skin turned a tobacco brown, cold, sticky perspiration oozed from my skin, and trickled down my back at the least exertion or excitement. My nerve vigor and my life were being slowly sapped. I made up my mind that I had to quit tobacco or die. On October 1 I stopped, and for three days I Buffered the tortures of the damned. On the third day I got so bad that my partner accused me of being drunk. I said, 'No have quit tobacco.' 'For God's sake, man,' he said, offering me his tobacco box, 'take a chew; you .will go wild,' and .1 was wild. Tobacco was forced into me and i was taken home dazed: I saw double and my memory was beyond control, but still knew how to chew and smoke, which I did all day until towards night, when my system got tobacco>soaked again." The next morning I looked and felt as though I had been through a long spell of sickness. I gave up in despair, as I thought that I could not cure myself. Now-, for suffering humanity, I'll tell what saved my life. Providence evidently answered my good wife's prayers and brought to her attention in our paper an article which read: 'Don't Tobacco Spit and Smoke Your Life Away!"• "What a sermon and warning In these words! Just what I was doing. It told about a guaranteed cure for the tobacco habit, called No-To-Bac. I sent to Druggist Hasler for a box. Without a grain of faith I spit out my tobacctf cud, and put into my mouth a little tablet upon which was stamped No-To-Bac. I know it sounds like a lie when I tell you that! I took eight tablets the first day, seven the next, five the third day, and all the nerve-creeping feeling, restlessness and mental depression was gone. It was too good to be true. It seemed like a dream. That was a month ago. I used one box. It cost me $1, and it is worth a thousand. I gained ten pounds in weight and lost all desire for tobacco from the first day. I :sleep and eat well, and I have been benefited in more ways than ;I can tell. No, the cure was no exception in my case. I know of ten people right here in Caldwell who have bought?No-To- Bac from Hasler, and they have been cured. Now that I realize what No-To- Bac has done for me and others, I know why it is that the makers of this wonderful remedy, the Sterling Remedy Company, of New York and Chicago, say: 'We don't claim to cure every case. That's Fraud's talk, a lie; but we do guarantee three boxes to cure the tobacco habit, and in case of failure we are perfectly willing to refund money.' I would not give a public indorsement If I were not certain of its reliability. I know it is backed by men worth a million. - No-To-Bac has been a God-send to me, and I firmly believe it will cure any case of tobacco-using if faithfully iried, and there' are thousands of tobacco slaves who ought to know how easy it is to get free. There's happiness in No-To-Bac for the prematurely old men, who think as I did that they are old and worn out, when tobacco is the thing that destroys their vitality and manhood." The public should be warned, however, against the purchase of any of the many imitations op the market, as the success of No-To-Bac has brought forth a host of counterfeiters and ; imitators. The genuine No-To-Bac is sold under a guarantee to cure, by all druggists, and every tablet has the word No-To- Bac plainly stamped thereon',, and you physical.or financial riskiin purchasing the genuine article. > , WAs'nilwfoir, Mafch 14.-- As She re* suit di the negotiatidtis between Minis* tef fiun in Japan and Minister Denby in ChiHft, the terms of peftce about to be concluded between China &nd Jap'ati are noW kriowri with littls short of exactness. As uhderstood in high of* ficial circular they are: First— The treaty between Japatt and China has ceased to exist by reason of war, but on the renewal of peace the new treaty will grant Japan extra territorial jurisdiction over China, bnt th6 lattet country Will surrender the extra territorial jurisdiction she f or- tflerly held in Japan. Second — There svill be no extension. of Japanese territory on the mainland. of Asia, but the island of Formosa, a Chinese possession lying off the coast t will be permanently ceded to Japan. Third — The Japanese will by treaty be granted the right to continue the occupation of Port Arthur and Wei- Hai- Wei, the two great naval stations. leading to the Gulf of Pechili, for a term of years. Fourth — The claim that Korea Is a dependency of hers shall be forever re- linquished'and Korea shall henceforth be independent. Fifth— A Cash indemnity will be pnid by China not to exceed, $250,000,0(10 in gold. The purpose not to extend the Japanese territory to the mainland, but confine it to the outlying island ' of Formosa, assures the conclusion of peace without European intervention. In. conformity with the new treaty Japan now terminates China's consular courts in Japan, although Japan's con sului- courts in China are to be continued. This presents the singular ' spectacle of China conceding the advance of Japan into modern methods, while at the same time conceding that she is still in a benighted condition, requiring extra territorial jurisdiction to protect foreigners in China. j Probably the most important concession is Japan'.s occupation of Port Arthur and Wei- Hai-Wei for a term of years. This will assure., the .continuance of peac'e for many years. ''.-.• ? : . IOWA PATENT OFFICE REPORT, A HURRICANE Sweeps Over -the Fcjee Islands, Point Verr Great Duniajre. 1 B. C., March 15. ^-Particulars come by the Australian mail of a hurricane which swept over the Fejee islands February 7. Suva, the capital of the Fejees, suffered severely. The place was stripped of foliage, roofs were torn off, verandas blown away and other damage done, besides which the natives' part of the town was destroyed. In the country the plantations suffered terribly. The cocoanut plantations wjll take five years to recover and the banana plantations are totally ruined. The food supply ia almost entirely destroyed and famine and disease must follow. Consumption Not Contagious, CINCINNATI, Marph 18,— (Special,)'— The resolution to isolate consumptives at the pest house, came bef orr the hospital trustees yesterday, A protest from Dr. Aroick was read. TWO hospital doc* tors persisted that consumptives be sent to the small-pox pest house, Mayor Cal4- well and.another trustee opposed the removal, 15v unanimous consent the resolution was tabled indefinitely, never to be resurrected, Mayor <• ftld* well suggested the use of Amick treat' ment at the hospital. Definite action was deferred, TJUs victp'vy won Aroiol? will battle for i'cqnsu everywhere. He is mailing free, of hie victory and tb,e tho Amiok co»record e, to physicians w^,o w^lte, L|L. Rpppyt of JJoj- Sentence tp DES MOINKS, Mar. 11, 1895.—In yicw of the recent decision of -the U. S. supreme court affecting many valuable patented inventions, the' law relating to the life of a United States patent for an invention, when first patented abroad, is now of general interest and is as follows: • "Every patent granted for an invention which has been previously patented in a foreign country shall be so- limited as to expire at the same time with the foreign patentj or, if there be more than one, at the same time with the one having the shortest term, anil in no case shall it be in force more than 17 years." A patent has been allowed to J. A. Norton, of Odebolt, Iowa, fora Ribbon Spool Cabinet The invention is an ingeniously constructed: article of store furniture in which a great quantity of ribbons may be securely kept in a small space and any ribbon be quickly exposed to view, and a portion thereof readily removed and measured. Mr. Norton has assigned a half interest in his invention to Mr. George M. Riddle, of Ida Groye, Iowa. Six/;.. United States patents were issued to Iowa inventors last week. Printed copies of the drawings and specifications of any one patent sent to any address for 35 cents. Valuable information for inventors free. THOMAS G. AND .7. RALPH OBWIG, Solicitors of Patents. CHICAGO BOODLERS, Direct Charges Made Against Members «»f the Council.' CHICAGO, March 10.—JJirect chargo of "boodling" are made against numerous city aldermen : in amended plead-- ings filed to-day in a suit to have tli'c- sweeping Ogden gas and Cosmopolitan . electrip franchise annulled. Since the ordinances' weye passed amid great disorder in the' city council February 3£i r the' newspapers .have, daily' printed columns that the granting of the fran- ' chjses were the result of liberal bribery of aldermen, and proceedings were recently begun 'to annul the actions oi the council. The amended pleadings charge explicitly that the aldermeji voting "yes" on ,the ordinances hail been promised "pecuniary advantage'" for their votes. The bill has caused «_ sensation in political circles and the investigation of the charges promise*to be exceedingly interesting, SPAIN CAM-ED DOWN. Secretary Grcs.luup Cftlls for a Prompt Apology and -Repartition, •WASHINGTON, Ma?;ch 16,—Secretary Gresham, in a communication t° the ' Spanish' government, relating to tl»«- " firing upon the United States steaine? ' by a Spanish gun boat, says: "Thijr government will expect prompt disavowal of the unauthorized • act antf due expression of regret on the part «$ Spain ftnd it- must insist that immediate and positive orders be given to Spanish naval commanders pot to interfere with legitimate Ajnerican commerce, passing 'through' that channel, a^rf prohibiting all acts wantonly imperil ingHlte-fW4 PF9perty, lawfully undo* / the flag of the UnitqdsStatee," - / . yhe jtuilitary cd.ipW.Mi- ' - W||b filed ,te r s,t 9$ '.ft „ „ j r ,,,,..,., „..-, MV ,., ff v, w ^ T ,^_ r ^. v^^ig^^ Tm'-f'm Fnwftfrw.tiw qptytf 3fa^-',W«$r 2& ^?«!$W!?* J* $ 9 * ^wwtW^?^ ftwv.KM AttB^ »; WftftiV ft»»' .*mm ».«W>*w?P*«A f 'fH^IW^ia HHH WWj-. ^p^ji'^Biew, to^WVW'^W ^ ^^§,S^N|,^^^, ;^.\ffj

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