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Gazette (Newspaper) - February 18, 1898, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 111 The Best Weekly published between St Paul and Chicago The Wide Awake Weekly Four Pages Six Columns WISCONSIN FRIDAY FEBRUARY IB 1898 PEE YEAS COUNCIL flie city in Wednesday Braves As council meetings go it tame and Under the ot bt for for attendance poor was jy iho committee with recora it be paid The payment s met with opposition for eason the was not incurred r but it was in he Vo a wbq to receive assist nce from tte M The was j liieafflrinativo and 2 n tlie negative resolution by rAid Fan that the permission to such timber as hey need construction ot the new iridge This resolution called up con Action upon the was Molion was td adopted City En ieer of Minneapolis for 500 action was deferred Ktlie he recon Matter was deferred to the next meeting RECEIVERS REPORT Assignee John L the Wis Odd Life Insur ing company his report Co Judge Johnson of the circuit court at on last Friday He has col the year f 14720 on claims and out for he was up cash and I The of tlie company for assess members amounted to against about 0500 says and others of whom lire boRtin 1343 actions to Collect tuc amounts due many of tbe while will of a test against E Stevens of Oshkosh have been GO claims filed against IT One of the Flouting Kind Used in Destroying the Bat Maine Such the Opinion of Captain Sigsbee as Forwarded to Washington SURVIVORS AT KEY WEST Officers Reticent In Expressing Any Views but Sailors Talk Freely Declare the Explosion Was a Deep Laid Plot Spaniards KEY WEST Feb 17 The corre of the Associated Press has been assured in a reliable quarter that Captain Sigsbee is under the impres sion the warship Maine was blown up by a floating torpedo and that he has communicated his impressions to Washington asking at the same time that tbe department send naval engineers and mechanics to in the explosion The Plant line steamer Olivette did not leave Havana until Bin the after noon and flid not reach kero until shortly 10 PASSED BY THE CENSOR Opinion of Captain Cabled Item icr losses the validity of which is I undisputed CASE WAS SETTLED A man by the name of Gns A Stylte I iru arrested by Chief after I king being located by Officer I ton aa a party wanted at on the charge of forgery It is said a bank atthe place turned f 900 Ho was up In municipal courtand held over pending further Stylte boarded at the House and claimed ho was to opca an employment bureau hero E J Sarles of N D here and made a settlement and was set free CLUB DANCE The Married Peoples club met at Prof Fourniers hall on Tuesday night and onu of the pleasantest parties of the season WM enjoyed Nearly fifty were present The floor was absolutely perfect in fact t it the only floor in town These club are jetting to be so popular that young people regularly HAVANIA Feb Sigsbee Interviewed by the correspondent of the Associated Press with reference to the cause of the explosion mid I cannot determine the but competent will decide whether the was produced from exterior cause I cannot say anything until after nn investigation has been made I will not nnd cannot conscientiously antici pate the decision nor do I wish to make any unjust estimate of the reason for the THE LEAGUE The State Convention of the Epworth is to hold a 4 days session h this city convened Thursday evening t the First Presbyterian church The was crowded to its ut most The meeting was called to orde State LM Alexander Rev r Benson opened with an eloquent prayer followed by an sous service led by chorus of thirty voices City Attorney f C Gores the ty addressed the convention in au eloquent manner welcoming the dele gates to the city The address was wel received and heartily applauded Miss Edith Ames president of the ocal organization followed Mr Gores in an able address in which shii graphically portrayed the work of the League and exhorted her hearers to study well the of uc worK In K very eloquent anil sbe wel the delegates in of tbe local chapters The A of Green Bay Editor of The Wisconsin Christian Advocate responded to the addresses of welcome by the attorney anil the local president W W Cooper president of tho state league representing thu slate cabinet made a brief address outlining the work of the convention during the introduced Rev Joseph Smith D D who then addressed tho convention Dr Smith spoke in a pleasing and earnest manner He said in part I have two Iwill trot out The first one is this I believe in a chronic suite of blessedness and not sort Second I believe in a chronic stale of revival What I mean by that is to h ave a conversion in every regular regular mealing in the year I will lull you what my ambition is I want every one of you to go home with a marked spiritual advance iu thu Christian and 1 want a marked revival of religion in this city as The meetings will continue through tho There will be services till day In tho evening tbe Dr Smith will preach at THE PARTY party at Putnam hall on under the auspices of St Guild was a very pleasing event The dolls present were many and handsome in appearance Tbe Picture gallery was artistic and the stall Just to anything Both did a business A caused much merri ment wms the offering Tor to the bidder of a number of young It wife a sight un transaction tlie only part visible to a pair ot dainty Wd mat fitting allots Tlw pncet ranged rbm Me to one and Judging from all were with their given at the UJ Light WM The arrange aM of tit their food PLOT OF THE SPANIARDS of of That KEY WEST Fla Feb Olivette has arrived hero with a large number of the aud many other survivors of the Maine disaster The officers wore as a rule reticent and followed in lino with their chief Sigsbee in saying that the cause of the explosion could only bo by divers but many of the sail ors were outspoken in their declaration of belief that the explosion was a deep laid plot of the Spaniards They are greatly incensed against the Havana people who have shown them small courtesy who looked upon their presence as a national affront and who have published anonymous circu lars captioned Down with Ameri cans They believe that tho author of such expressed and cowardly hatred would not at an act of such terri ble vengeance as tho blowing up of the Maine These sailors acquainted with the drills disciplines aud ensemble or a manofwar poohpooh the idea of an internal explosion as the last thing to be thought of LEE REPORTS FlB t Half Mt Ho at Havana WASHINGTON Feb follow ing cablegram has been received by the gutto department from Consul General Profound sorrow and municipal authorities of foreign lotion organized bodies of all sorts ari citizens gener half wast o governor gen palace on hi ping harbor appended theatre closed number about being m rear and for creater Tho will of late William Curson bus been filed It to Henrietta Proctor of St to Jilts W H Smith of Eau in inters cat on which Is to be yearly on cemetery lots apiece to Jessie U Isabel Hager tale Long Carson Jr and Punnic W Lockwood during the settle ment of the estate and of tlie income of thu estate for that six named arc the and son of deceased There is also Mrs Mary Carson Long and Fannie Lockwood euch and Wm Carson Jr of the whole estate William Carton koep strict account of of the and in case of the death of Robert husband of Isabel linger one of tlic to he paid to Isabel Hager If she dies before her husband this lo In divided equally the other live Children William Carson Jr and W H Smith are and aro exempted from bond The is said lo be about The executors attorney is H H Tlic will was made in April 1888 Mrs Long is resident of Chicago of At lanta Mrs Lockwood md Miss Carson of Eau Cluire and Win Carson Jr of Burlington Iowa WOMENS CLUB The department of Philanthropy and Reform of the Womans club met in Unity church Tuesday afternoon Speeches were made by a number ot ladies upon vital interests of the muni The women want tobe allowed to serve on the police nnd school bonns nnd a committee is to be appointed to petition the council to allow women to servo on the school board Tlic State Board of will meet In this city April G Destruction of the Maine the Sole Topic of Discussion at Washington Public Men Not Saying Much Until an Official Report Is at Hand or sumo small cruil be in Havana to watch over tin wreck The latter even if contains valuable orU aud other property that doubtless can be secured by divers Feb Admiral Bt knap U S N retired said that he was inclined to think that the was blown up by a I dont see he said bow an explosion of tho forward could have oc INVESTIGATION TO BE HAD Admiral Instructed Send a Board of Inquiry to the Scene to Believed It Is Still Possible to Locate the Cause of the Explosion iri rOK THK ft Ul tin inquiry yon Mk that naval conrt of went SPAINS DISCLAIMER A from Washington the Spain has officially disclaimed n positive manner the contained PC Lome letter ly HIM state the incident is clowd From UM xv gazetted the Dupuy Uc Lome us tf Spain aud never 1 him NATIONAL from HIM ml office dir i lot iie Feb a day of intense excitement at the navy de and elsewhere growing out of the destruction of the battleship Maine in Havana harbor the tbe exchange of a number of cable between Washington and Ha vana be summed up in the words of Secretary Long When asked whether he had reason to suspect that the disaster was tho work of an he replied do not In that I am influenced by tho fact that has not yet reported to the navy depart m ant on tho cause Ho is evidently waiting to write a full report So long as he does not express himself I cer tainly cannot I should think from the indications however that there was art tho magazine ox How that about I do not know For tho present at least no otter warship will bo sent to Havana y t An secretary Long undoubtedly sum general tbo of the exports in it impossible just now to tho of tho destruction of tho Thura aro u groat of theories but most of thorn aro of a character that it easy to prove or them by a single investigation by u diver Secretary Long hns taken stops to inako this investigation Ho telegraphed to Admiral Sicurd at Key West to uppoint a board of cora to proceed at once to Havana em ploy divora and to inako inquiry us tho regulations of tho navy demand shall be in tho of loss of a ship It is expected that this work will tuko somo timu and while there are who say that in their opinion it will not bo possible owing to tho probable disrupted condi tion of tho hull of tho ship to make out tho cause of tho explosion tho opinion of tho majority is that tho question will bo easily settled by the simple observation of tho condition of the ships hull plates in tho neighbor hood of the hole which sunk her CONGRESS DID NOTHING Appalling Nature of for WASHINGTON Feb appall ing nature of tho to tho Maine at Havana and the gravity of the situa tion that would arise tion give a basis for the undercurrent of suspicion of treachery aud pity that ran through all minds had a sobering effect upon public of all shades of political opinion The fact stands forth and is little Jess than re markable that not a singlo resolution was introduced or a single speech mido in either house ot Have one of condolence with tho families of the killed offered by Mr and adopted by bouse of representa tives Public men expressed their with reserve when approached for interviews but everywhere was a demand for an and full in the light of which tho horror may bo justly viewed It is said at tho navy department that this is the greatest of tho kind in naval history since tho Kinking of tho big British warship Victoria by collision with tho iu thu Mediterranean off Malta June By that accident tho British 810 men lost liven Municipal Fob municipal election here resulted iu a decided vic tory for the Republicans ing the division in their ranks by the municipal league er reform ticket Chief Estimator THIEF RIVER FALLS Feb 1C Douglas of the last estimating corps committed suicide near his homo here Pending in investigation of tho coroner no cause can be given for the deeu ACCIDENT DEFINED The United Stales court of appeal at St Louis has affirmed tlie decision of the lower court Mrs I Smith obtained judgment the Western Commercial association for on the death of her husband A judicial conception nf dent is given in thu opinion Fretman O Smith of St Louis died from blood poison iu 1805 as tho result of sore toe skin of which hud by a light shoe Mrs Smith attempted to collect the accident policy nit was resisted by thu association A jury iu Adams court gave her full amount of Ihc policy associa tion appealed Judge held tlic death of defendant boen brought on by an external agent nud it accidental What is not the result of design or prc said thu iu No intentionally wears tho skin oil hm lous and injury muni accidental 10 Kin oi Cot Kills committed suicide by shooting In lliu with n down town ill A lime after ho had with oilier of tlic into a and u revolver Ion could In it lo and A jury ut and a verdict rendered un cording lo the above of Arthur was 1 old at Hit lime Ills llu was a young man of good Bluntly and indus imich of by nl who knew him No is for hit act bul it IH by man that hid had become in some way The look place 01 Tuesday the Kcv Dr Steamer Wrecked Agate Point Off the Ca nary Islands Thirtyeight of the Crew and Fortynine Passengers Were Lost Reported Burning of the Alas kan Ship Clara Nevada Confirmed CITY It seems that to au city in America we must travel clear down to Arix or OOOO walk on which are not to In drilled by penalty is and curiously tin person compelled to Hie line thu city attorney who forgot tlic H no one on the of Kan Claire people would lose in lwo Cauary Islands Feb transatlantic Flachat bound from Marseilles for Colon was totally wrecked on Agate Point this island at 1 a m Her captain second officer 11 of her crow and 1 passenger were saved Thirtyeight of tho and passengers vicro lost Tho was a stern screw iron vessel ot 1239 tons not nud 2175 tons gross register Tho struck on Amiga point during u thick fog and soon broke in two Tho steamer Susa brought tho 14 sur to Santiv Cruz and after lauding thorn returned to tho of tho dis aster THE CLARA NEVADA WRECK tiry 13 U Fob Tbo liaH further details of tho reported loss of tho Clara Captain Latham of tho told on tho Islander that tho Clara Nevada witli all on board Seaward City sho running for shelter a of Sunward City wan au Ho WOH on when lio a small wind Suddenly a and iho burnt itiK In a wounds had on board and who wont north in No nl tho and suy hur much Thoy Kay wan undoubtedly by lliu of bun ouo to look for linn itf Hi Wimh IT A private from J J that tho there from ot loso of tho Clara Nevada ZENITH CITY COMMERCE Trillin ut thn iff flic Feb 17 D Soars in charge pi harbor at point liaH IMH Ktate mont of thu of tho for The an increase iu the of of than 000000 and an of nearly The tho statement out boats in and out 11708 tonnage not vulno of valuo of whip Consumption Will SCOTTS EMULSION cure consumption Yes and no Will it cure every case No What cases will it cure then Those in their earlier stages especially in young people We make no gerated clairm but we have positive evidence that the early of POPULISTS GET TOGETHER at Feb After a dy of hard fought in which neither Hide lii tho of tho in tho and madu it all up and declare aro closer than ever Kurly it it becdiTio ev ident Unit the the whip him Thu they woro Lealn ami in itH fully they could lor Jr Feb Coin j and If infantry num dicers iml havo loft ver n ronti to uay via i I K fur tin of lar KIK orJur it bond of Jni fither two v on thu aUh by the April I ami l by U F M L b A MAY HULL SI n I u ii n In Inl Feb in thu patches received it in by no certain can not bo They whilo M ini at now Hunting dry d hfr it kite tun in tho it to la an of oil with Hypo phosphites of Lime and Soda In these cases in a cure to a Urge Ur In advanced caws ever where cure Vic remedy 1 long life Mr 1 in in i nn i Id 111 Mm mini if uf it mil i wan Inr 111 Mn J Unto for VIM mi i niUr iH by
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