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Eau Claire Leader (Newspaper) - January 9, 1897, Eau Claire, Wisconsin TW X LEADER 01897 EIGHT RAGES OF DEATH Horrible Butcheries to Cuba Bodies and of Women Boys 1 and Hen Killed by Soldiers Thrown Into r to Bury Refused NEW YORK Jan Key West w dispatch to The World says Evidences of awful butcheries at accu mulate daily Advices from Havana great 611160 with dis covered Monday in a canee than a mile from that place ANNEXATION NEXT YEAR advices from Honolulu to the effect that Minister Henry E Cooper Aas presented to the president and cab inet a full report of his trip to the United Spates and interviews with Hawaiian matters The minister stated that his conviction was that there would be a determina tion of the Hawaiian question within a the prospect of annexation as excellent No effort will be made on tha nt Hawaii to bring question at the present congress but Mr Hatch stands in readiness to act at the special session The British ship North Brook bound from Hong Kong to the North coast experienced great difficulty in reaching Honolulu When about 30 days out from Chinese shores scurvy broke out among the members of the North Brooks crew Within two days after careful investigation revealed at least and were prostrated leaving but aud g apprentices to assist A Captain in handling the mam SO whole bodies and many more Ind arms other parts of tered bodies being missing bodies remaining entire four of women three of young misses one of a girl not more than 10 years old four of boys and the rest of men Permission to bury the remains were this slaughter was complained of many more would be added to what Spanish officials called the The edict refusing permission to re move furniture and other things unless asked for 24 hours previously is taken advantage of by the Spanish soldiers to wreck buildings and revile and insult if not kill persons suspected of Cuban leanings Some families in the poorer the city who did not know of the edict started to move Sunday night After they had loaded their furniture on wagons the police and fired on them killing eight persons several Innocent passersby In the official report it was stated that the troops had been attacked and that several rebels had been killed ATTACKED THE moth ship This was the more difficult on account of the vessel encountering a gale By dexterous seamanship how ever the captain finally worked tho into a safe anchorage on Christmas day EAISE NATIVE FRUIT Absence From del Rio Encourages the KEY from Pinar del Bio indicate that Gen eral withdrawal has aged the insurgents greatly An at tack was made on the trocha Monday the end and four of forts destroyed the garrisons de upon the appearance of the in in force At one attack the big dynamite gun was used and its first Hhut threw the budr ter ror that they fled leaving many of their guns and a large supply of am munition for the Cubans The outposts at Artemisa have been driven in and the convoys of supplies to Spanish camps along the military road captured by the Cubans Havana state that Bandera the guerilla insurgent leader is bush whacking near that city and that he defeated a column commanded by Gen eral inflicting severe punish ment upon the Spaniards He also captured a large convoy of arms and ammunition aud supplies of various kinds Peter 31 Plan for Railing Ap at Home ST PAUL Jan M Gideon of Excelsior Minn who held the po sition of superintendent of the state ex fruit farm 11 years resign ing from that position eight years ago wants the state to establish a seed grow ing orchard and experiment with seed lings and scions to secure if possible long keepers that will ran the entire year He believes such experiments if conducted sufficiently far south in the state would be successful and result in a saving of millions of dollars to the Northwest Minnesota now spends yearly for outside apples all of which he believes would be saved and as excellent apples produced at home if the state would interest itself in the matter and educate the farmers and horticulturists Mr Gideon will prepare a em bodying his scheme which will be pre sented to the legislature as soon as pos sible An appropriation sufficient to establish a seed growing orchard and maintain it will be asked WOLCOTT FAIL Times His to Europe Is a Undertaking LONDON Jan editorial in The Times on the death of General Walker says His death will be regretted in Great Britain almost as much as in America He was one of the fairest MR MONEY RETURNS Bit to Say Anything Regarding Trip to Cuba TAMPA Fla Jan 8 Money of Mississippi has arrived from Cuba and left for Washington He re fused to talk on the issues of the Cuban war He however said that ha was and most reasonable of the advocates of bimetallism After eulogizing the deceased economists attainments and writings at considerable length The Times continues With all respect it is improbable that had he lived he could have done much to further the avowed object of Senator Wolcotts visit Senator Wolcott will be wel corned here For several reasons Mr McKinley could not have chosen a more acceptable envoy But public opinion in England is more hostile than before to bimetallism Nothing can be hoped from the visit except as a political movement aud a salve to the The failure of his mission is certain Congressman Johnson Scores Mayor and Editor Hearst For Their Opposition Opposition to the Pacific Railroad Mr Cooper of Wisconsin Also Takes a Hand in tlie Debate Jan house resumed the debate on tho Pacific Tail road funding immediately after the reading of the journal and contin nil dny A vote will course of his speech in favor of the made a on Mayor Sutro of San Francisco and Hearst of the San Francisco Examiner He denounced both in the most bitter tone Mr Hearst came in for the most emphatic castigation and Mr Johnson made serious allegations against him He said that every member from Cali fornia except Mr Bowers would favor the if he dared to express his hon est sentiments Mr Cooper Rep Wis lowed Mr Johnson characterized the attack on Mr Hearst as the most disgraceful attack in the tive annals of the United States Ho did it said he in a manner known only to cowards when his vic tim was absent and unable to reply He then described Mr Hearst as a man of positive genius who had built up two great newspapers and snored Mr Johnson for standing against his state for this WILL PASS THE SENATE Little Opposition There to an Interna tional Silver Conference WASHINGTON Jan Senator Chan dler has practically made a the senate on the proposition for an in conference on silver and concludes that there will be no tion worth the name Still the will not be introduced in the senate until it is accepted by the Republican caucus as the committee was in to to the caucus It is understood that the caucus to formally decide upon the will be held next week Power of WASHINGTON Jan lim iting the power of judges to punish for DIGGING OUT THE Milwaukee Gets a Rotary at Work Ht ABERDEEN S D Jan 8 Mil waukee Railroad company brought in a rotary snowplow from Mason City la to buck the drifts on this end of the Hastings and Dakota division No train has gone over the Milwaukee Saturday evening ana has arrived from the East since Sunday morning Twin City and Chicago mail matter now conies via Mason City and hues south With a rotary on this end it dug out by Saturday Trains on the James River division are time and the cleared FIVE CHILDREN DROWNED D MONET accorded every courtesy by General Weyler whom he met at tho palace He went out 20 miles to the of Havana where he spent two days He saw no fighting but passed many Spanish soldiers From reliable sources it is learned that near Havana was burned Sunday night by the insurgents The people of are leaving that on account of the btifdieiies by the Spanish officers and soldiers Scott Jan Selina Saott the of Earl Russell who through counsel pleaded guilty day in the Centra criminal court of criminally his lordship in connection with John Cockorton an engineer and William Aylott a was sentenced to eight months without hard labor Corkerton Aylott who also plead guilty re similar Distressing Accident Caused Bjr tlie Late in Missouri PLATO Mo Jan 8 News has just reached here of the drowning of five children on Saturday Jan 2 as a re sult of the recent floods in Texas county Thomas Wilson accompanied by his daughter Mrs Kinney mid her five children attempted to ford Prairie creeE which was very high ns a result of recent rains The team became un and soon lost their foot bold The wagon weighted with its human freight sank and the sideboards floated away throwing ths entire party into the water Mr Wilson and Mrs Kinney succeeded in getting to shore but the children wero all drowned Bering Malting VICTORIA Jan Good prog ress is being made by tho Bering sea claims commission evidence now be ing complete in rhe cases of the Caro Say ward Dolphin Grace and Anna Beck and the claim of the Ada also being well advanced Maton for Senator CHICAGO Jan The Times whose editor Mr H H is believed to havo the confidence of Presidentelect has nil edi urging the election of William E Mason as United States Senator contempt of court which five Ray of York introduced as a substitute for the passed by the senate at the last session has been favorably reported by the house com on judiciary IGNORANCE OF OFFICIALS Woful lack of Knowledge Developed la the Hauley Trial CHICAGO Jan case against John A Hauley for violation of the commerce laws prohibiting rebates was argued and it will go to the jury at the close of the afternoon session The government placed on the stand Edward Wilder secretary and treasurer of the Santa to identify the minute book with respect to the change of name of the corpora tion Feb 24 1863 Mr Wilder did not prove an exception in the lack of knowledge displayed by the railroad officials who have preceded him on the stand Hewas not positive that the book in question the official one Jt resembled the one in which was kept the stockholders meet ing He could not recognize some of the writing in the book as being tho work of his predecessor C W Pierce Judge Grosscup was evidently under the that Wilders official position and the manifest character of the book were amplo ample proof of identification for he allowed the same he in evidence PRIMATE o ALL ENGLAND of at tertiary CANTERBURY Jan 8 The Rt Hon and Most Eer Temple D D was enthroned at the cathedral here KB archbishop of Caterbury and primate of all England The order of installation was read in Latin and the archbishop was con ducted to the marble chair accompan ied by the archdeacons of Canterbury TEMPLE the venerable Benjamin F Smith M A and the Rt Rev George R Eden D D attended by tho dean of Canter bury tho Rev F W Farrar and the vice dean The marble chair known as the pa throne is said to have been Augustine and ing many centuries the archbishops of Canterbury have been enthroned Tho new archbishop of Canterbury is one of the most advanced liberals among English churchmen He is a professed advocate of Darwins theory of evolution aud upon the occasion of his of Can in the church of St Maryle Bow London on Dec 22 a Rev Mr Brown John made an ineffectual pro test against Dr Temples confirmation on the ground of the latters belief in the theory of evolution The archbishop of Canterbury who was bornin 1831 has been Eively head master of Ruby bishop of Exeter bishop of London BRYAN WAS THERE Popular Clamor Aroused by the Clemency of Governor Will Undoubtedly in the Loss of the Executive Prerogative of Pardons Will Probably Be Instituted in Wis consin MILWAUKEE a result of the popular clamor against tho action of in pardoning a Hie ing the closing days of his administra tion one of the first acts of the ture which meets next will be to pass an amendment to tho tion taking the pardoning power from the governor snd vesting it in a board Governor Scofield is strongly in favor of this reform and will recommend it in his message to the legislature ARMED DEPUTIES POWDER Absolutely Pure Celebrated for its great strength Assure the food against alum and nil forms of adulteration to tho cheap brands ZENITH CITY CORRUPTION Spoke at the Jackion Day of Chicago Silver CHICAGO Jan the banquet hall of the Tremont House the silver branch of the Democracy held Its ban quet in celebration of Jackson day Tho banquet was under the auspices of the W J Bryan league and was held one day in advance of Jackson day proper as the distinguished guest of he league William J Brian could not be present at that time Carter H Harrison acted as toast master Mr Bryan being seated inline at his was fully night when Mr Harrison rapped for order and in a few pleasant well chosen words introduced Mr Bryan The atter was greeted with great applause when he rose to speak in response to he toast of Andrew Jackson and throughout his address he was compelled to pause while his hear ers took time to demonstrate their ap proval of his sentiments The other speakers were Governor Altgeld H M Ridgely late postmaster at Springfield Ills and John W of Ala bama GOMEZ PEACE torney objection of Wholesale Swindling NEW YORK Jan Moritz Bauer a real estate dealer has been arrested on an indictment charging him with swindling real estate investors out It is alleged that Baner us president of Investment and Construction company carried on an extensive swindle in disposing land in county and parts cf Greater New York the ATLANTA Ga Jan The Journal makes the announcement that every trust operating in the state of has to the Calvin law enacted by the recent us location Says He In Negotiating With Madrid Officials CHICAGO Jan dispatch to The Tribune from Washington eays Posi tive statements are made from Spanish legation sources that Gomez the Cuban has actually sub mitted a proposition for peace to Senor Sagasta in Madrid aud that the facts have already been communicated to the junta here All that stands in the way it is the proposed recall of Captain Gen eral Weyler which tho insurgents in eist shall be preliminary to oil negotia tions These statements with great distinctness but a tho Spanish there is an open suspicion that the may be given out lor the express purpose of injuring the la Jan 8 Ono of thc in part of the country has been organist 11 this house merged into the First Na tional bank From CATE Tows Jan 8 news br ing from is of most serious description The trato and at have gone into and 700 natives of thut vicinity nre farms lifting and committing other Des to Build DES la Jan city has decided to expend for new waterworks The water company refused an offer of for its so the city will Engi have been employed to locato the new plant and draw plans and lor mains and pipe Tho Bum buy BOMBAY Jan Times of India says owing to tho exodus on account of the plague population of Bombay has been reduced The weekly mortality is vOO per and more shops are than open in the native They Are Sent to to Mining OTTAWA 111 Jan Yockey left village with 10 special deputies picked from tho old militia men and armed with Martin repeating rifles on a call for help from Deputy Mutt Coulson who has been on the ground ever since Monday night when the at Emerson Hakes shaft threatened to raze the The telegram to Sheriff Yockey was to tho effect that between 200 and 300 Italians and wero parading tho streets and threatening to loot Hakes store and burn the shaft Catue of the Trouble grew out of a break in which weighed pounds light It was several days before the miners discovered this The manager failed to keep his promise to repair tho scales and the men quit He has re fused to pay them the money due claiming they arc not discharged aud must wait until pay day Jan for their money The Rutland miners havo been joined by miners from sur rounding towns Many of them are armed Rutland is a village of 1000 population half way between and Grand Jury Instructed to Make n Com Invest DULUTH Jan Moor charged the grand jury of tho January term of court and created a sensation told tho grand jurors that it was bo coming common talk that thero is cor ruption in city affairs in collecting from gambling houses etc and other ways He instructed tho grandi jury to investigate these rumors to Trip inl is necessary in proving them true or falso Tho grand jury at this term iaj one of the best that the county has had for Eome and has many of tho business men of the among the number Tho chargo created considerable talk but it does not seem to havo disturbed tho HALF MILLION INVOLVED fV Central Attempts ta Got Certain Lands Iu ASHLAND Wis Jan suits involving pane being argued in the circuit court Central Railroad company was decided by the supremo court ruling to be tha owner of a quantity ern Wisconsin which had been taken up by the settlers and to whom tha government had issued patents Tha Central company has been trying to eject these in number bnt nave ADDS FOUR TO HIS South Negro Outlaw Commit Harder MAYESVILLE S C Jan Cooper the negro outlaw who shot and killed another negro and wounded sev eral others at ago has added four more murders to his record Cooper entered the house of Mr Ben Wilson about sunrise and de manded the use of Mr Wilsons buggy which was refused This human mon ster then picked up on axe and split Mr Wilsons head open He attacked Mr Wesley Wilson the eon aud mur dered him in a like manner Cooper then killed Mrs Wesley Wilson with the same weapon after which he struck down a negro who had ap on hearing the noise and left the ase sticking in the negros head COUNTERFEITER CONFESSED years havo valuable i refuse to go They have an iu junction ret training the Central cutting pine and the trals attorneys are trying to injunctions j j Thren Not A PIrata WASHINGTON Jan report bus current that tho intended to prosecute the alleged fili buster the Three liar officers on a charge of piracy It isi understood now that it found the weight of authorities on international law as applied to this country largely against this theory and nol action could be BRIEF BITS OF NEWS Much damage hits been done to crops by unseasonable weather General Joseph Cuban io leader who was reported dead is alive and well The third and last of the boats being built for the United has been launched Wants 1 art of City KANSAS Cnv Jan Eon a half Lreed Indian here during the day from Elgin Kan nnd announced that he would imme bring suit to recover of land in the of Kansas City now worth between 000000 on CALCUTTA Jan is officially announced that 1250000 persons ari engaged in tho relief works and it added that number probably reach 8000000 the coming week Alfred Deveroaux Making Mousy Hy tlie i DETROIT Mich Jan Alfred feiter who was arrested by United States secret service officers has con fessed his crimes to United States Dis and Hie He also gave information upon which a number of other arrests are sure to follow The officers refuse to give story out for tho present Devereaux had his examina tion aud was held for the grand jury Fight tatted Hulf nil Hour QUAliA 111 Tnn K Sheriff and deputies have arrived at Rutland Their appearance set the striking wild aud a lively scrimmage occurred in which two men were severely injured Die fight lasted for hilly half Htt honr nnd the aimers were dispersed More trouble is expected Convict N Y Jan On the first of the month convict labor was abolished in all tho prisons of this state and Frederick Hoffman a oner here while depressed from lack cf threw himself from ft gai lery he was taking exercise to the below told i Warden Thursday night that he feared his mind would give way unless lie Feme work to do Ho vas a printer G The Bankers Exchange bank of which closed Dec 80 opened for business The natural gas plant owned by Tif ffn been i local capitalists for Vico President Stevenson on the of his will it is said da vote his time to growing fruit The senate has confirmed the nomi nation of Nettie J Van Inwegen aa postmaster at Ortonville Minn Ensign N T Coleman who was de tailed for steel inspection duty at risburg will be on charges of neglect of duty A dispatch from don Times says it is reported that thd attacked Askaris in Italian territory Simon Cooper who killed at five persons near S C after keeping a somo time was finally killed by a shot The number of steerage lauded at Ellis island during tho year was There were cubin passengers landed at the port ot Kew York the same period Will CAFF TOWN Jan Digger News learns that the indemnity to bo presented by the Transvaal govern ment for tho Jameton raid has been nearly completed nad it will be The exact however is known Wis Jan B Staples for and counties was arrested during the afternoon at hie homo iti Iron River charged with funds of the town CO Jim 8 ship Coptic arrived the day from Konff and Min ister Willis who has been very ill nt Honolulu IB reported to bo lightly im proved iu health A Perfect Infant Food Gail I Eagle Condensed Milk e Health a littlo of I 1 prone that is sent appli cation i N Y Milk Co n Street Sew York
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