The Columbian (Columbia Falls, Mont.) 1891-1897, March 05, 1896, Image 5

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THEY BOUGHT AND BURNED IT South Dakota People Adopted Plan to Muzzle Abuse Mitchell, B. D., Feb. 14.—The entire outfit of the Mitchell Mall, presses, type, etc., was taken Into the street this morn In* and publicly burned by an orderly and well behaved body of busl- The editor of the paper. Robert Mc­ Bride. has for a long time been attack­ ing various public Institutions and prominent people, notably the late John D. Lawler, president of the First Na­ tional bank. Several years ago. Mc­ Bride married Lawler’s slster-ln-law. the wealthy daughter of General Stur­ gis. U. S. A. After a few years Mrs. McBride secured a divorce, and McBride then began his attacks upon the busi­ ness and personal character of Law- $7,000,000 Expanded in the Im­ provement of the Columbia. Depca d Commanders Refute to Go to England. Washington. Feb. 24.—The Pacific railroad committee of the bouse today continued the hearings. Thomas H. Hubbard appeared to argue that so far aathe Central Pacific was concerned. It had fully performed Its obligations to the government. He undertook to an­ swer the allegations In the Anderson re­ port. Whatever existed lu the minds of the public adverse to the road was embodied In that report. The differ­ ence between the two suggested meth­ ods of settlement In the report of the commission and the Frye bill was that the former proposed to extend the debt 50 years a t 3 per cent, the latter 100 years a t 2 per cent. Taking up the mi­ nority report of the commission.' made by Governor Pattlson, he characterized Its statements a s exaggerated, produc­ ing fabulous figures as to the profits of the constructors of the road, based on compound Interest for 30 years, ap­ plying the same method of reasoning to .the advantages which had accrued to the government on the Increase of Its land values, etc. He sold the result would be equally fabulous. The report placed the amount realized from sold lands a t $7,300,000, when In fact the last estimate was but $3,000,000 so realized. He then took up the majority report, and called attention to Its conclusion regarding several requirements of the act In aid of the road. He said It was apparent that the road had been built according to requirements, and com­ pleted six years before agreement. It had performed Its obligations also In the transportation of troops and In pay­ ments from Its earnings. In the light of these facts, he said. It seemed strange thht the companies were con­ stantly referred to as Insolvent or a s un­ deserving. and the question was con­ stantly asked. \Why not make the Pa- clflo railroads disgorge?\ Why not make them make restitution?\ The grounds upon which these, ques­ tions were constantly reiterated were not that the obligations of the company had not been performed, but that the assetahad been diverted by undue prof­ lu during the construction. But unless the profits to the constructors were lim­ ited by the provisions of the act. who was to measure what the proflu should be? As a matter of fact the profits had resulted from enhancement of the values of stocks which w m entirely unsalable when the roads were com­ pleted. Several years afterward, how­ ever, much of this stock was sold abroad, and 1U value Increased until It was worth SO. It has been as high as 90 and as low os 10 or 15. General Hub­ bard thought the question of settle­ ment should be considered a s a business proposition, and the contract as one between Individuals. The question of what profit each p arty to It made should not enter. The fundamental error In the minds of the public was that the men who built the road were treated as trustees. The government wanted the road across the continent, and did not want to build one Itself. It agreed to contribute the bonds, the latter to be ultimately redeemed. The constructors were expected to do so, certainly not without the expectation of profit discouraging Influences of a reaction In Americans In the London market and mod- cessions In prices were fractional, with the exception of leather preferred, which slumped IK per cent to CA. Missouri Pacific loomed Into prominence soon after the opening, and on purchases mainly to oover short contracts, rose 164 to $444. Noar midday Manhattan yielded 3 per cent to 10154. The general list also dis­ played a reactionary tendency, with West­ ern Union leading. Money—Easy at $64 per coot; closed at PROGRESS OF THE NEW WORK ARE TO BE COURT-MARTIALED Sterling exchange-steady; $1.875404.8754 or demand, and $4.885464.8654 for *0 days. MINING STOCKS. Wichita Falls. Tex.. Feb. robbers entered the City Katloi nt 2:45 p. m. today and demai money of the cashier, who them. Shooting began, resultlt death of Cashier Dorsey and th« Ing of Bookkeeper Langford. The robbers secured only a I dred dollars. They mounte horses and made a run for th Citizens went In pursuit and ported that the robbers are sui In a thicket nine miles from t< escape Is Impossible. New York, Feb. 24.—Commander Bal- Ungton Booth and Mra Booth left the national headquarters of the Salvation Army In Fourteenth street a t 7 oflock tonight for good. Mrs. Booth sara she would send after her few remaining personal belonglnga but that she her­ self would not return to the offices. Mr. Booth said they proposed to retire quietly, but they should turn over ev­ erything to their successors, and that they should consult leading citizens to learn how best the Interests of the American people may be conserved In the matter of securing some of the property of which he was the acting trustee. Mr. and Mrs. Booth said they were going to a friend's house to take a very much needed rest. Commander Booth told what was done In tho meeting In a statement which he dictated to a re­ porter Just before leaving the building. He said the meeting was composed of tho most representative of the 400.000 adherents of the army and that It was a gathering not of his calling together. He was Invited to address the meeting In order that his version of the trouble might be heard, along with the state­ ments by the field commissioner. Eva Booth. The commander affirmed that he had been dismissed: that Colonel Nlcoll and Commander Herbert Booth came here with power to oust him. He gave several reasons why he.had re­ fused to go to London. Commander Booth said he was asked to go to London to be court-martialed. This he would not submit to. He fur­ ther said that the statemepts Issued by the Eadle faction were m^feadlng. Services were conducted the same ns usual tonight at the headquarters of the Salvation Army, and no reference was made to the troubles In the ranks. Colonel Eadle tonight Issued the follow­ ing: \Field Commissioner Eva Booth Is the general's third daughter and has served In every rank from lieutenant to commissioner. The London province which she had orders to farewell con­ tains 21.000 soldiers, 350 field officers and from 500 to 700 cadets. She also* had charge of tfie alum brigade. She Is n great musician and composer of songs. Besides this, she is a fervent and effect­ ive platform speaker and a successful contractor on the Cascade locks of the Columbia river. Is In the city and gives some Interesting facts regarding the construction of the locks. He said: \The work was commenced 10 or 12 years ago with a small appropriation. by Mr.'Mc- i unable to wood 80c. Gould 4k Curry S8c. Hale 4t Nor- cross $1.15. Homestake $23. Iron Silver 22c. Mexican 66c. Ontario $1. Ophlr $1.25, Ply­ mouth 33c, Quicksilver $1.87. Quicksilver preferred $15.60. Sierra Nevada SSc. Stand­ ard $1.80. Union Consolidated 60c. Yellow Jacket 36c. TACOMA WHEAT. Tacoma. Wash.. Feb. 25.—Notwithstand­ ing the advance at Liverpool and Chicago the market 'today showed no change In 58c. bluestetn 51c. PORTLAND WHEAT. Portland. Or.. Feb. 25.—The wheat mark- Another contrato was taken Bean of C h ichi. He wai complete the contract, and ment finished the appropriation. \The last contract was Intended to complete the entire work and was ta­ ken by J. G. and I. N. Day of San Fran­ cisco for $1,235,000. At that time the government had about $300,000 available outside of the amount of the contract. The work was to have been completed last March, but owing to high water of two years sgo. which did considerable damage, a year's extension was grant­ ed. The money Is now all expended, but the contractor will endeavor to get another extension. \To protect the work already done It will be necessary to have the wall pro­ tected by rlprapplng on the river side of the locks for a distance of from 3500 to 4000 feet The point of that protec­ tion on the plana already made must be 8AN FRANCISCO GRAIN. 8an Francisco. Cal.. Feb. *.—Wheat- Spring wheat. $1.125461-1M4 for No. 1. and $1.15 for choice; milling wheat. $1.23540 1.2754. Barley—Feed, fair to good, 70c; choice. 715467254c; brewing. 80685c. Oats-Milling. 75680c: Surprise. 90c6$l: fancy feed. 806*6c; good to choice. 76680c; poor to fair. 1754670c; black for seed. 7Gc0 reached Craig's cable latter had SHOT AND KILLED HI8 WIFE A San Francisco Baker Committed an Atrocious Murder. San Francisco, Feb. 25.—Nlcholaus Clauasen. a baker, shot and killed his wife at 12 Everett street about 5 o'clock tonight a t the bouse of a friend named Foley, where Mrs. Clausaen waa apparently hiding to escape the wrath of her husband. Claussen entered Fo­ ley's house with a pistol In his hand and told his wife he was going to shoot her. but she begged for her life and he put the pistol In his pocket and started to leave the roonfTbut when he reached the door he pulled the weapon from his pocket, and. rushing to hie wife, fired three shots, two of which entered the body near the head, the third striking her In the arm. She died Immediately. Claussen was taken Into custody. The murdered woman was the mother of three children. tail) dimensions set In cement. On the up-river side there Is yet to be exca­ vated about 100.000 yards and about 15.- 000 yards before a boat can pass through. / •'At the lower end of the submarine work, between the, blasted rock and gravel, there Is yet to be excavated about 5000 yards, all contemplated un­ der the present contract, and no money to do It with. \The high water of two years ago did great damage, being at that point 17 feet higher than ever before known. The upper guards were seven feet lower than the high water, and when they were put In they were thought to be 10 feet above any high water. \The water to open and close the valves and the gates Is obtained from the mountain about 5000 feet distant, and Is operated under a 500-foot head. It Is brought down through a 10-lnch steel-cap welded pipe, the heads of the pipe being reinforced nnd put together with lead In the same manner as Is usual In making connections of cast- iron pipe. Of the concrete work, speak­ ing approximately, there Is about 45.000 yards, and the steel and Iron In the gates and connections aggregate L250,- 000 pounds. •The gates were made In sections and were shipped out In sections, weighing from 16 to 30 tons, and from 13.000 to 30.000 rivets were used In putting each gate together. The gates have no out- bearing at the points, but move on hinges the same as s door. The weight of the upper guard gate Is about 356,000 pounds, and when completed It was so nicely adjusted that four men could enslly open and close It. 'To proceed with a work of such mag­ nitude requires an Immense plant, which conslta of six locomotives. 56 hoisting engines. 55 derricks. 3000 over­ head travelers oapable of handling 15 tons, one steam shovel largest size, one- large modern steam dredge, two air compressors, an electric light plant op­ erating 50 arc lights, a complete ma­ chine shop with all of the necessary tools a blacksmith-shop with six forges. 10 pumps with capacity ranging from 200 to 10.000 gallons a minute with en­ gines and boilers to drive them, four large sand washers, one largest size rock crusher and a small crasher with a cement roller and three cement mixers and engines to drive the same, one complete saw mill plant with a capacity of 25,000 feet a day. The atonecuttlng sheds are 400 feet long. •The atone for the work on the locks Is quarried on Herman creek, about 4 miles above the locks. The contract­ ors built a spur from the O .R. A N. to the quarry and the atone la brought down with their own cars and loco­ motives. From the head of the locks the previous day a good deal of bull feel­ ing engendered by yesterday's news. Fur­ ther news from Argentine showed Ihe damage to the wheat crop of such serious character as to promise a reduction of the exportable surplus to about 15,000,000 Close: May wheat. 6754: corn. Sic: oats, 2154c. Receipts: Wheat. 6S.OOO bushels: corn. 324.000 bushels; oats. 486.000 bushels. METAL QUOTATIONS. Bar stiver. 6854c. . Copper—Firm; brokers' price. $10.8754: ex­ change price, $1 Iff 11 .15. Lead—Firm; brokers' price, $3.1254: ex­ change price, $3.2068.2254. WOOL MARKET. Boston, Feb. 26.—The condition af the wool market la not materially different maintained, but If anything there la a alight falling off In activity, the business of the past week being less than any week this year, in territory the long staple woola that can be combed maintained a steady tone, although the recent sales have been slow. There has been little Is slow wltbh last week's prices malntaln- — ket for Australian wool con- nd the demand holds up well resent dull conditions. The quotations for some leading case and before the discovery of the body several plausible clues had been developed, tending to the supposition of murder for money. None of these were sufficiently definite, however, to Justify action, and at a late hour lost night the mystery seemed as far from solution as at the beginning of the search. In crossing Hangman creek on the high bridge Mr. Honey, who resides In Queen Anne addition, saw a strange looking obJaetTfi- the water and upon closer Inspection found It to be the body of a man, held near the shore by the feet having become entangled In the willow brush. News of the discovery Aas telephoned to police headquarters. Officers McKcman and Nelson, with Undertaker Gilman, took the body to the undertaker's, where Coroner Dut­ ton mnde a superficial examination, es­ tablishing the fact beyond the possi­ bility of doubt that the man had been murdered. He had on all his clothes, except that his pantaloons had been pulled down nnd one leg was stripped. This bears out the theory of robbery In connection with tbe murder, ns It Is known that Perrl carried tho bulk of his money In a belt or garter around his leg. Just below the knee. That was missing, but In an insldo vest pocket was a small purse containing $10.10. The robbers had doubtless known of his peculiar way of carrying bis. money and having secured the belt and Its contents searched no further. 3 Pcrri had been struck with a club or some other heavy blunt Instrument across the face. Just below the eyes. The bridge of his nose was crushed to a pulp. The same blow had closed the left eye andjnflicted a deep gash over the point «l the- left check bone. Dea th must have been almost Instantane- Head of the Salvation Army of United States New York. Feb. 2 posted a t Salvation i today, on Informatlc from London, as folk \Field Commander ___ _____ __ been placed In command, of affairs In America, and all officers of the army must report to her for the present.\ The notice posted yesterday that Com­ mander Tucker Booth and wife were appointed to succeed Balllngton Booth and Mrs. Maude B. Booth, disappeared from the bulletin board during .the night headquarters KILLED HIS WIFE AND HIMSELF OFFICERS OF UNCLE SAM SILVER Madison. Wls., Feb. 25.—Mrs. A. W. Patterson was shot by her husband and he then killed himself a t midnight last night a t their home In this city. Letters ostensibly from both parents were left to the children, saying Ihe husband and wife resolved to die together. This dec­ laration. however, la opposed by the fact that when found the wife, who was In her night robe, had one arm thrown across her face as If to shield It, and a bullet in her arm, while her hus­ band was still fully dressed. Both at­ tended the revival esrvlcea conducted by B. Fay Mills during the evening and had gone home apparently In the best of spirits. The family came here last July from Algona, lows, to educate thrir children at the state university. Territory San Francisco. Feb. : United States marshals s clerks generally are not offl Such was the decision,- of States circuit **»*»*•ls • tbe suit of _____ . - f the United art of appea today In __ _ _________ M. McDonald against the United States to recover $1,237.50 due as compensation for services ren­ dered to the United States a s clerk of Olje district attorney for Montana. In the lunet 'Wurt McDonald’s petition waa allowed and his salary ordered paid to him. The government appealed, however, with the result that the lower court waa reversed. Utah. Wyoming, etc., fine medium and llOltc; scoured. Sc. California wools—Northern spring. 116 15c: scoured, 33636c: middle county spring, 11613c; scoured. 33633c. LIVE STOCK. Chicago. Feb. 26-Cattlfr-Tbere was the usual light Tuesday run and although the demand did not call for a large num­ ber. yesterday's advance was maintained. The sales today were on a basis of 13.306 Quantlco, Va., Feb. 24.—The tender Maple, with President Cleveland and party, arrived off Quantlco about 3:20 this morning. The president was ac­ companied by Commodore Lamberton, Dr. Riley nnd Attorney General \Har­ mon. The party came down on the In­ vitation of Colonel Wlthersfalter, to en­ joy duck shooting from bla blinds. Colonel Rives. U. 8. *A.. went on board the president's boat soon after and heifers brought $2.6063.60; < plentiful and sold freely. Stocker feeders brought $2.2063.70. Hogs—The prices continued on the grade and packers' puchases this mi were largely at $3.1064: shippers pa 4.60 for most of their selections. Sola at an extreme range of $3.8064.1754. Sheep—Prices showed no part change, there being a fair demand The theory of the police la tha.t Perrl waa murdered up town and the body hauled to the creek and thrown In. but why Hangman creek should have been selected In preference to the Spokane river, la beyond conjecture. It Is plain that the murder waa committed by par­ ties who knew that he had money and were acquainted with his habit of car­ rying It In tho manner described. This leads to the conclusion that the mur­ derers were countrymen of his, yet the Italians generally dispute this, some saying Perrl was fond of displaying his money and by this means any person might have found out where he kept i t * i.:JS Coroner Dutton expresses a determin­ ation to Investigate the murder so far as his authority will permit, and It Is possible by means of h is efforts, com­ bined with those of tho police, the per­ petrators of the fiendish deed may be found out to Offense Committed by Selling Oleo- glnous Substances. Olympia. Feb. 25.—The supreme court led opinions In the following coses: A. F. Bunker, appellant, vs. Samuel Hair, respondent; from King. Afflrm- Washlngton, Feb. 24.—The secretary of the Interior today sent to the house with hla approval a protest from the commis­ sioner of Indian affairs against the pro­ posed legislation rotative to the removal of the restrictions as to the sale of the allotted lands of the Puyallup Indians of Washington. It la behoved, the com- mlssloner says. If the clause contained In tbe pending Indian appropriation bill should become a law It would result In The state of Washington, respondent, vs. William Allen, appellant, from Spo­ kane. Appellant was convicted at vio­ lating section 34, act 91. regarding the sale of Olroglnous substances. The court holds that this section was re­ pealed by the act of 1395 regarding the same offense, and Judgment la repealed. The supreme court has designated March 27 as motion day. BUTTER AND CHEESE EXPERTS Delegates to the Fourth Annual Con­ vention Arrive a t Cedar Rapids. New York, Feb. 24.—Five hundred lithographers struck today to enforce recognition of their organization, aboli­ tion o f the piece work system, payment of minimum wages of $18 a week of 44 houra, pay for overtime and one ap­ prentice to every live Journeymen. The strikers are employed by 100 firms, who do show printing and general litho­ graphing work. They are members of the Internation­ al Lithographic Artists' and Engravers' Insurance and Protective Association. Tbe action of tbe New York branch was expected to precipitate strikes forthwith in all the large cities. PASTOR BROWN RAILROAD TRAIN WENT DOWN Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Feb. 24.—Dele­ gates are arriving In large numbers for the fourth annual convention of the National Butter and Cheese Makers' Association, and which will be in pro­ gress throughout the week. Tho local committee, In conjunction with the na­ tional officers, have been working for months upon the arrangements. One of the chief attractions la a working creamery using five thousand pounds of milk dally. Morning, noon and even­ ing' the process will be discussed and lectures given. The grand prize. In the form of an original design of a butter maker at work, oast in pure silver and valued at New York. Feb. 25.—Secretary Car­ lisle was the guest of honor a t the ban­ quet of tbe Manhattan Club,tonight The guests Included men conspicuous In both political parties. Secretary Car­ lisle was greetd with applause when he arose* to address the assemblage. His address was confined mostly to finance and covered hla well-known views on that subject. Bridge Burned Twenty-two Miles East of Pendleton. \The work a t present Is in charge of Lieutenant Harry Taylor of the corps of engineers United States army. H< has several civilians under his direc­ tion. three assistant^ engineers, four testing department, one general In­ spector and two.sub-lnspcctors.'' \Will the benefits to be derived *by the construction of tbe locks Justify the milllons.whlch have been spent?\ asked \Yes I believe It will be of Immense advantage to all of that country. Many of the towns are without railroad com­ munication, and of course they would be benefited. Another advuntage gained will bo the fact that the groin products from the country along the Snake and Columbia rivers can be ta­ ken by steamers to Portland a t a min- San Francisco. Feb. 25.—Standing room only waa to be obtained by late­ comers when the; trial of the Rev. C. O. Brown for Immorality waa resumed at the First Congregational church today. The first witness was Rev. John Ray. at one time assistant pastor of the First Congregational church. He testified that he had Investigated Mrs. Stock- ton's reputation when she was proposed for membership in the church and found nothing objectionable. Later, when It was proposed to Invite Mrs. Btockton to enter the church choir the pastor's wife. Mrs. Brown, objected, and she, did not sing In the choir. Deacon Dexter of the church testified that after the Davidson scandal had been made public Mrs. Stockton called Boise, Feb. 25.—There has ous Interruption o r business o gon Railway A Navigation Ur FOREIGN PRISON-MADE GOODS Report to the Commons T hat Their Im­ port Is Not Harmful. the bridge 22 miles east of Pendleton. A freight train ran on the burning uructure and went through. The en­ gineer did not see the danger nntU It was too late to avoid I t He and the fireman and all the train hands Jumped and escaped unhurt. The engine went over In safety, but the rest of the train went down and was burned. The loss Is reported to be London, Feb. 24.—The report of the special parliamentary commission on the Importation of foreign prison made goods waa laid upon the table of the house of-commons today. Among the commloalonere * are Lord . Thrlng and Horace Seymour. There was a split In the commission shortly after it began to take evidence, and several of the mem­ bers. beaded by Sir Howard Vincent, the eminent political economist, refused to take any further part in the pro- The report of the commission sum­ marized says that no evidence waa In­ troduced that would establish the fact that goods made In foreign prisons were Imported to this country In such quan­ tities a s to Injure Brltleh trade gener­ ally. Two trades only, brusl^ makers and mat makers, made serious com­ plaints of Injury, and these were found­ ed solely on the Importation of Belgian and German goods; but there was Uttle proof that these were prison made, or any evidence to show that British in­ dustries In general felt any evU results from the competition of tbe various other trades carried on In foreign pris­ ons throughout tbe world. The commit­ tee adds that any prohibitory legisla­ tion would Involve administrative ac­ tion of a kind which would' be most In­ jurious to trade, and which would prob­ ably create International difficulties. SILVER MUST BE RECOGNIZED DEADLOCK VOTE IN KENTUCKY Hunter 60. Blackburn 59. and Se\ Scattering Votes. Frankfort. Ky.. Feb. 25.—The 30th senatorial ballot resulted: Hunter 60.. Blackburn 69, Carlisle 4. Denny 2. Humorist Will Be Burled From the Episcopal Qhurch Near Arden. Asheville. N. C.. Feb. 14.-The body of Edgar W. Nye will be buried a t the Calvary Episcopal church near Arden on Tuesday next. Mr. Nye was a mem­ ber of this church. The following men will act as pall bearer*: Dr. G. W. Fletcher. Major E. P. McKleslck, Dr. W. D. Hilliard, B. B. Blake. Major W. E. Breeze nd Captain Oliver Mlddle- of butter. The competition Is open to the world, and the trophy is emblematical of the championship. Other prizes Include a valuable silver cup, and gold, silver and bronze medals. The Judges are Henry Hahr of New York. A. Warren Patch of Boston and W. D. Collyer of Chicago. Among the toplcb whlch will be dis­ cussed are co-operative creameries, methods of butter making, oleomargar­ ine laws In tbe various states, and American cheese with relation to for­ eign competition. A private car was chartered by the butter board of the Chicago produoe exchange. In order to be present on this occasion. The afternoon session of the senate was devoted to Senator Goebel's bill to repeal the charter of th* Southern Pa­ cific. The Indications are that the bill will pass the senate, though a hard fight Is being made against It. NATIONAL O. A. R. ENCAMPMENT drag her Into It. and would even II New York. Feb. 2S.—Commissioner Shields has ordered the release of all the m^n arrested In connection with the alleged Bermuda filibustering expedition, with the ex­ ception of General Garcia, Captain Hughes and two other leaders. These will be arraigned before the commls- \There are still other the Columbia which wl ferrlng of shipments?\ \Yes; a t The Dalles, but I believe that obstruction can be overcome by a ma­ rine railway—such as Is In successful operation In - Nova Scotia—whereby steamers can be taken from the river and transported around The Dalles without breaking bulk. There la no rea­ son why steamboats should not run from any point on the Columbia or Snake rivers. At present the rate for grain. Is almost prohibitory and the ■people living In that section are enti­ tled to protection which railways will never give until compelled to.\ \But waterways are not the protec­ tion to the shipper they formerly were. The railways now parallel the water­ ways and by low rates often drive the steamboat companies out of business,\ said the reporter. \Yes. I know that.” replied Mr. Al­ drich. \but atlll the knowledge that an open waterway exists from the'lnterlor to tide water generally holds the rail­ ways level. There will always be steamers for local business, and when thW railroad companies draw the lines too tightly the steamer* can do through business. I know the railroads will fight The Dalles marine railway, but It will not do any good; It will be built soonei \How much has been spent by the I government so far In the construction I of the lock*?\ I \As I understand It, about $7,000,000.'* obstructions In The council then took a cuss some matters In seci Mra. Mary Davldaon i but her testimony was n< The council adjourned t when Mrs. Davidson, whe the blackmail of Brown c trouble, appeared is a w The funeral sermon will be preached by the rector of the church. Rev. Dr. Phelps. Many telegrams have been received by Mrs. Nye from persona prominent In the literary world expressing sympathy In her bereavement. was recalled, not Important. New York, Feb. 24.—General Ivan N. Walker, the head of the Grand Army of the Republic, has sent to Ad­ jutant General Robbins a t Grand Army headquarters In Indianapolis bla proc­ lamation calling the annual encamp­ ment a t Bt. Paul In the first week of September. HARRISON IS MORE RETICENT THE BILL FOR COAST DEFENSES Committee Has Amended I t In Import­ ant Particulars. of New York Has: Such a Bill. JAIL Washington. Feb. 25.—The coast de­ fense committee today decided to amend the bill for a system of fortifica­ tions and set as the expenditure $ 10 ,- 000.000 by June 30. 1897, bu,t making any part of that sum at once available. The bill was also amended to allow contract* for the completion of all project*, and appropriation* to be made annually of $ 10000,000 , for work. ^ CUBAN INSURGENTS EXECUTED General Weyler Has Commenced HI* Bloody Work. Refuses to Announce the Date of Hla Marriage. ■ New York, Feb. 24.-Ex-Presldent Harrison, through his private secre­ tary. denied'today that he U to be mar­ ried April 10 or any other specified date. He has authorized no. one to announce the date of his marriage. ing*. aUo upon ailver bars and IngoU and articles and wares composed wholly or In part of silver, whether manufactured or partly offered. Col., Feb. 21.—A special fr on to the Time* saya: - Dubois saya the silver repi the northwest will permit MORLEY CONGRATULATED. London, Feb. 22.—It U announced that Booth Turker and wife will succeed Mr. and Mra. Balllngton Booth In com­ mand of the Salvation Army In the United State*. Cleveland. Feb. 22.—The largest ves­ sel ever built on th* great lakes was launched at tbe ship yard of the Globs Iron Works here today. In the presence of an Immense crowd. The new stehm- er. which U being constructed for the Mutual Transportation Company of O o l - a m - T a i a n 3STe-ws S - q p - D l e m e u - t : ^ KILLED FOR MONEY An Italian Laborer Murdeied and Thrown Into the River. HIS FACE W A S 'CRU S H E D IN Spokane. Wash- February 25. Domenico Pcrri was murdered and robbed In Spokane Saturday night and thrown Into Hangman creek. HI* body was feund yesterday by John Honey. Just above the high bridge leading to Queen Anne addition. In the southwest­ ern part of’the city. It was taken to Gilman's undertaking establishment, where an autopsy and Inquest will be held today. Perrl was an Italian laborer, about 60 year* old, who lived with a brother In one of Mra. Kellogg's houses on Ferry street. Ho was a Bober and In­ dustrious man of powerful physlquc and waa said by thaic who knew him to be always peacefully Inclined. He came down town Saturday night, hav­ ing In his possession $250. of which $125 belonged to hla brother. Ho visited the New York dance hall as a spectator and In company with a friend, who left him there a t about 9 o'clock. That was tho last seen of him by his acquaint­ ances, so- far ns the police have been able to ascertain. As he did not return home Saturday night or Sunday, hla toother became suspicious that he had been foully dealt with. Anxious Inquiry falling to elicit any Information regarding him after he had been Been at the dahqp hall, his broth^MioUfled the police. The entire force ' REVOLT OF THE BOOTHS AT THE CASCADE LOCKS Key West. Fla.. Feb. 14.—An Ameri­ can planter from Santa Clara says; Sixty Cuban* who surrendered last week, expecting amnesty, were-shot Th* threat of the insurgents to use dynamite haa caused great alarm in Washington. Feb. 24.—Today’s state­ ment of the condition of the treasury shows: Available cash balance $240,- $22,642; gold reserve $108,148,204. receipts about average. Common to t atlve sheep were minted at $3.35 _ lexicon yearlings brought $464.70. a few ommon to fair lambs bringing $3.5063.90. PACKING HOUSE PRODUCTS. Chicago. Feb. S5.-Pork, $9.86; lard. $1 lbs. $5.75. MISCELLANEOUS. New York. Feb. 2S--Hop»-Qulet. Petroleum—Dull. Coffee—Closed steady: March, $12,456 12.66; spot Rio. steady: No. 7. $1125.' Sugar-Raw. quiet; refined, quiet. BANK MEN Texa* and Arkanrn T Weapons With E IN THE ATTEMPTED HO

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