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The Herald Despatch (Newspaper) - January 29, 1898, Decatur, Illinois rCo. of All Linen last week of ihat nclous January Effort, all learned to 1 Linen month'-, rjiarvel- I'.ek. if the goods last. nent for your choosing. ;N M KIX8- Ir .1 J i runjfaiture -j." Joths to match '.M h. t dm! KM i rut ul o.ne figure >3.69 dozen. rtll kinds-all i Dan ibdLk. Hwnslitcheul mi.I north to Me. at 18c each. C rt'fvicnul in.- ijjth up -8c yd. ever named m all here -this v.eik. It's a final. f.rst of February. nov, remaining ble. 7.49 5.98 1.15 oo--on the Bargain Buy Your ind BRUSHES nd most extensive line ies of all kinds -Bristle, Co. REET. GENUINE.... Saving System. Work Guaranteed. 50c 51.00 and up t d Without Paia 'Sc-dJwS Franklin Friblev Third Floo P 3 GATOR, ituiJora. SI.OO PhR YEAR. CEMI ready with big adviee and reedy to seize the _ f ana the rtjauj MW falling sceptre of bis friend, was the gen from Missouri, (Deannond) just taken his seat and who in that congress and in this baa delivered more speeches witn CEMI-WEFKLV PER YEAR. VOL XVfX-NO. f 1.00 PER YEAR At the Manufacturers' Asso- ciation Banquet. }N NEW YORK LAST NIGHT He Bipresses His Good Wishes lot tbe Asso- ciation and at Once Discusses National Aflaira-Law Can Only Make tbe Way Many is the People Who Must and Carry Out Money a Paramount Issue. New fork, January '-'T -The third annual banquet of tba National Association of Manufacturers of the United States, which took place tonight the Waldorf-Astoria hotel, was one 'A the largest and most elal> orate ttfaira of the kind ever given in this city. One thousand were seated at tba tables. Presifent McKmley was driven from the Windsor Hotel and was received at the WatJorf- Astoria Hotel at ti.30 by a com inittee of merchants, and he held a leiee in the reception room for more than an hour. President McKinley with n committtce of thirty-six, marched into tbe banquet hall, the baud playing 'Hail to the Chief." It after nine whun Warner Miller lappeil for order and announced that Re'. R. S. MacArthur would invoke tho blessing. Among those who soat8 of honor on a raised dias were: President McKinloy, M E. Infjalls, Elihu Root, John 1'ortei. Attornei General John W. Griggs, Warner Miller, President Theodore 0. Search and Abtior MoKinley. The menu cards which vere lery elaborate tolumes in bound in undressed i.alf, with a monogram burned into tho surrounded by a scroll. At 10.30 Warner Miller rapped for order. He referred to the youth ol the association, and said the meeting would be productive of more good than acjtbicg that had bean held in this country time. Miller then introduced Theodore 0. Search, president of tbe association who spoke briefly. Tbo-wildeet enthusiasm prevailed when President McKinley was introduced. Men stood in their seats and women in boies waved "the handkerchiefs. Tbe -uproar drowned the speaker's voice. The cheering was redoubled whan a toast WBJ drunk to the president. President McKinley spjke sloulyaod wai plainly heard in every por- tion of the ball. After thanking the assembly for its cor- dial greeting, tho president re-called the circumstances of welcoming the club at its initial meeiing in Cincinnati three years when he was of Ohio. He bttid he with the purposes of the association then and wus in full accord with ite intentions now Continuing, he said: National politics tan encourage industry and commerce, but it remains tor the people to project and uarrythemon If these policies stimulate industrial development and energy, the P80ple eau be safely trusted to do the The government, however, is restricted in its power to promote industry. It MD aid commerce but can not create it. People must build and operate factories, furnish ships, cargoes for canals, rivers rnd was. It ia they who must find consumers, obtain by going forth to win .t. It is our duty to make American enterprise, indus- trial ambition, as well as achievement, terms of respect, and praise not _ only at home bit among tie family of nations the world over. There is another duty resting upon the national government-to "coin money and regulate the value thereof." This duty re- quires that our government shall regulate the valae of ite money by tbe highest stand- ards ol commercial honesty and nationa honor. Whatever may be the language of tne contract tbe United States dis- charge all its obligations in a curerncy recognised as the best throughout the civil- ized world at the times of payment. Nor will we ever consent that the wages of labor 01 ite frugal savings shall be scaled down, hy permitting payment in dollars of !ess value than the dollars accepted as the best in every enlightened nation of the existing conditions our citizens can not be excused if they do not redouble their efforts to secure such financial legis- lation as will place them honorable inten- tons beyond dispute. This is our plain duty to more than seven millons of voters who gftcen months ago won great political battle on this among .others, that the TJnited States government would per- mitHouMastothe stability and integrity ol its currency or the inviolability of its obli- gations of every kind. That is my interpre- tation of that victory. Whatever effort, therefore, is required to mate a settlement of this vital question clear and conclusive ior all time we we bound ID g con- science to undertake and if possible realize. That is our eornmiision, our prssent charter i from the people. Difficulties in the path I of satisfactory reform ara neither few m l number nor slight m degree but progress annot fail to be made with a fair and .thorough trial. The Bnancial plank of the St Loais platform iE still as commanding upon tbe republicans and those whc served frith them in the last campaign, as on the dav it was adopted and promulgated. Bap already builded into our legislation bindin" force upon all of us. Our country is now emerging Jioro trying conditions. It is only just beginning to re- cover from depression in certain lines of business long continued and altogether nn- parelelled. Progress, therefore, naturally will be slow, but 1 t us not be impatient. Rather let us exercise just patience which in time will surely bring its own high reward. 1 hite no fear for tho future 9? 91K os- loved country. While discern in its pres- ent condition 9 necessity that always exists for Nttiiful devotion of Ita the qi lUftmst is assurance to me that this vffl be as it has always been through eirery struggle and emergency still onward and upward. It has never suffered from any Wai or been unequal to any test. Founded upon right principles, we have nothing to fear from the vicissitudes wh.ch may he across our pathway. The nation fminded by our fathers upon principles cf tion, freedom, human rights, moulded by great discussions which established Seems to Have Struck the House great UIBUUKHWW sovereignty, tried in the onicible of the civil war, its integrity conSrmed by the re- of re-constrution, with a union shong- er and better than ever before, it stands MANY HAVE IT BAD auu ju uii9 heat aod leas effectStbira any man that IMSah uuu has appeared in the deliberations of con- gress for the ten years I have had the honor to serve on this floor." Only twu important changes were made in the Indian bill as passed. They were the elimination of provisions for leasing gilsonite mineral lands of the Kiowa, Com- anche, Apache and Wichita reservations, A Silter Howler from Ayainst the Rules of Montant Protests the House Which fender' Him Powerless-Dolliver Pours Hot Shot Into the Demmies About Cuba and Incidentally Rakes DeArmoPd of Missouri Over the Coals-- What Was Done. Washington, January 27-A bill ,-ased making Santa Fe, New Mexico, the manentaapital of the territory of New TO. --A andtookuptbeDiatrirtof Oohunbia ap- propriation bill and adjourned. BF auU today not upon shifting sands but upra im- movable foundations. Let us resolve by our laws, by the adm migration of them, to maintain the rights of citizens to cement tho union by still closer bonds, to eialt the standard of American civilization, to en- courage Ihe promotion ef thrift, industry and economy, to uphold the stability of, our current credit and to illustrate public honesty in our national and municipal gcv- (rntnentfi. Secator William P. Frye. of Mume, who was introduced a; one of the greatest friends of the merchant marine referred to the great increase in domestic-commerce In speaking of'he Nicaragua cnml he delared that the United States should build it. He said property of the value ot m the Hawaiian Islands was.owned by Americans. He said if the treaty were not ratified in less tlitn one year the islands would be un- der the protection of Great Britain. Ibis met with cries of nnd much con- fusion followed. He asked the guests to ex- ercise their influence with the to have tbe treaty ratified. During all of Frye's refarenje to Hawaii there were sev- eral "noes" yelled out whsn he referred to the treaty. Chase Morey Smith and Harry E. Howland also spoke. After midnight Mc- Kinley held an informal reception, leafing tbe hotel at 1 a. m. HDBLED THREE TO DEATH. Sew York, January 27-An accident oc- curred today on a new twelve story building in course of being constructed on Broadway which wTU probably result in the death of three iren. The injured are: George Me Namara, Uohn Hammond, Michael Sea- man. Seaman waa on the fifth floor super- intending the building of a scaffold over an elevator shaft. He lost his balance and fell down the shaft. On the fourth floor Me- Samara and Hammond were standiug on a slim scaffold already erected over the pie- shaft. Seamon, who weighs about 200 pounds, carried tbe scaffold on tbe fourth floor with him in his fall, and the three men crashed down to tne sub-cellar below. They were all intermlly injured, -and have slight chance for recovery. The Foreign Affairs committee reported recommending a resolution calling on the president for tbe authority by .Irtue of which be negotiated a treaty providing for the payment of of the debt, but it was laid oa the table, ine vote to table was 113 to 101. The house then went into committee the'whole on the Indian appropri'tion bill. Hartman, silver republic-Jin of the floor on a pro forma amencment and denounced the republican party tor its- position on tbe financial question. Hartman ridiculed Gage's definition of bi-metallsrn in the lattei's sp eeh at Phila- delphia on Tuesday. The republican party, he had foreclosed its right to use tbe term bimetallism when the St. Louis plat- form was adopted. The whole drift, purpose and intent of this adminietratif n has been avowed and proclaimed by Gage before the banking committee and it is to irrevocably commit tbe .government to the gold stand- ard. Hartman said he knew many republi- cs who were opposed to tbe retirement of greenbacks. "But." said he, "what will they do about it when the banking and cur- rency committee report a bill to retire greenbacks? If we may judge the iuture by COMMISSION ALL RIGHT. Washington, January 27-SenalorGalling- er chairman ol the committee on pensions, today presented a report from that com- mittee, detailing tbe result of the aommlt- tees investigation under tbe resolution of the eighteenth instant, instructing tbe commit, tee to inwBtlgato tbe report to tba authority of tbe commissioner on for refusing to upon applications an increaM of pension until one year the original pension had been grafted or reieotod. The conclusion ol the committee that the ocmmissioner authority to make the rule and that it is clearly in the interest of soldiers and widows who have not yet received any pension which fact renders its wisdom self evident. PAXSOSMB TOBHED DOrVN. Riotous Crowd Is Too Hungry at Denver. WALKS OVER OPPOSITION And Steals All the Meat and Provender ia Sight-Twenty-nve Thousand Attend the Barbecue, Smelled the Steak A-Prying and Thought They Couldn't Wait-Live Stock Convention Closed-Bow Wallace Procured Speedy Adjournment-Meet laDenver Neit Denver, January 5T-Tbe national stock growan1 convention closed this afternoon with f grand barbecue at the Union Stock Sards. Thousands attended. Denver wai chosen as the place of meet- ing neit year. Tbe committee on resolu- tion, made their report which was adopted. I, touched upon the governmental duty to stock growers and section bill. A resolution favoring the ces- sion of arid lands to toe states was defeated. A paper on" Dairy Intereeta" by Henry Wallace, editor of Wallace's Farmer of Dei Moines, Iowa, was presented, in which ruuiay naa uoumou, nois says, to drop Judge Paxson of Pennsyl- vania tnd appoint W. J. Oalboun Illinois as the successor to Colonel William R. Mor- rison on the inter-state commerce com- mission. he said: _ two-fifths of the United Stabs DOLE'S PLANS. Washington, Jan. and liry coun- tbe Dole To greenacs the past there is little doubt of tbe result. This is no longer a bouse of representa- tives be cried in stantotian tones, it is a house of registers-it is a bouse to register the will oftborf who control it. In this house, "he continued; "we should change the oath. Instead of taking the oath to sup- port, protect and defend the constitution of the United States and perform our duties to tbe best of our ability, we should at tbe opening of eaoh assion >wear to support, protect and defend the constitution, pro- vided that we can obtain tbe consent of the leading nations of the earth and to perform TT recei-edmany callers this morning, an Associate Press reporter he said that he expected to stay i a Washington until the end of next week whether the treaty WBS ratified or not, and he would then leave for San Framlscoo and sail for Honolulu. THREATENING WEATHEE. Washington January 27-Weather indi- cations for Illinois are: Threatening weath- er, probably warmer, southerly winds. HOBSH WILL HAVE A WHIRL. Washington, January 37-Anetiwof bear ings to given by tbe bouse oomnittee on civil gervioe reform, was begun today. BIOTOLB FOOLS. Pittsburg, January 27-The of toe seventy-two hours bicycle race at try For you the in sheep, and the horse. Your cows must be 'kept as calf raisers and not as dairy cows. NcLtheteesyoucanand ought for your own good, (but not for ours in the gram and states) to produce butter equal to your home demands. You can do this with profit if you will listen to the advice ot those who have gained wisdom through much tribulation, andjf you do not, you may get at last into tbe pathway of dairy i_..i hmlaorl iind bleeding feet. may H" wisdom but with bruised and bleeding feet. What you need here is the special purpose dairy cows. You should feed her on alfalfa, on bran or barley. You must not p. m. Sohin GOVERNMENT OFFICERS KILLED. Fort Smith, January 27-Passengers from Indian Territory bring word of the fatal shooting of two government officials and the woundibg ol a third. At Inola, Indian Territory, United States Marshal Gabe Been, while attempting to arrest Bill Miller and Joe Phelps, whisky peddlers, was shot and wounded by the latter, who then sought refuge in his house. Deputies Hess and Bussey then attempted to dislodge them. The peddlers opened fire from a window and both officers fell to the gr und. The battle was witnessed by pas- sengers of the train that stood in tbe depeot and brought the report' that both officers were killed. ALL FIREMEN Chicago, January 27- ORGANIZE. our duties if tbe sneaker will permit to do." Hartman proceeded to say ttiat he had no criticism to make against Speaker Heed personally. It was tre system b< opposed, not the man. He averted to the muttenngs he had heard in the cloakrooms against tbe tyranny exercised by the speakei. "I have told those complainants time and again that if they did not like the tyranny of the speaker they should shear him of his power.'' "I'm afraid the gentleman from Montana has got his cloak rooms mixed." interposed Quigg, republican of New York. "Perhaps I retorted Hartman. "But I give notice that those who are mn- ing their cloakrooms now will do so in 18'W and 1900 and will triumph eventually i.pon tbe declarations of the Chicago platform and under the leadership of William J. Bryan.'' Dearmond, democrat of Missouri, criti- cised the Cuban policy of the administra- tion and with tine sarcasm ridiculea the visit of the Maine to Havana harbor. This drew from Dolliver, republcan of Iowa on eloquent reply. "The question of said Dolliver, is not a new question. For several years the administration of Grant was clear up Wetter, miles j Elkes, 699 695; Hall, 692; Walters, 689; Bench, 655; Gannon, 25; Ruckle 20. Riders in the six day race this evening are stm plodding along, the leaders making an average of a little over eighteen miles an hour Relative positiono of the men show no material change. Gardiner rode an ex- hibition flve miles this evening in 12 min- utes and 20 beconds. The score at, 10 o'clock tonight is: Waller MO, Elkes 840, Scbin- neer 837, Hall 834, Walters 8S1, Dench 78fi. The world's record for forty-eight hours in n seventy-two hour race, which was reld by Waller was broken tonight bj fifty-one OH Onll i expect good rewlte if cows have to travel, as your steers do, going miles each day for food and water. Dairying is tbe occupation the world over not of tbe large farmer, but of the farmer whose holdings are limited. I do not see why in any of tbo states dairying may not be very profitable witb.this class of tinners, provided they will put brains into it 'Tbe dairy however, cannot be conducted by '-alkoffs.' A northern farmer determined to move south and farm. He bought the best farm be could find, introduced the tama grasses and went into tbe dairying and fruit raising businessCHe very smart enthusiastic ting their affairs in good shape to aMet the wet season which is soon due. Hadioahwy that General Blanco in present vbtt to the eastern province! is playing hat card. His purpose is aiid to be to General Rabi and Salvador Bin to lay downs tbeii arms but both men are incor- ruptible. Blanco drew (ion treasury before leaving. The men be to bribe served in the laat war for inde- pendence and at .the close refeeed to Mi- render. Blanco la expected back week. Silent Rage at Havana. Havana, January 27-Tbe last ripple eicitement created by the arrival of the warship Maine has died away and BO attention is now paid to tbe vessel than any other lying in ttoe barbot. Tbe paptn have paid tbe least passible attention to the arrival of tne Maine, but La Dnior, eoa- serv.tive organ publishes tbe statement that Spanish, warships will tbe compli- ment aw- faoe there is much excited talk ID tho eafei and tbe impression among the radbal Spaniards is that Spain's cause, and that the government hat beenjnuinilitatea by what they eonalder the first step toward American interrentwa. ThfalimpreEaon baa intensified the hatred agiinat Blanco and the autonomist cane, and may recult in an outbreak at uny mo- ment Tbe coming of the Maine hat cre- ated intense enthusiasm among the Ameri- cans. No one hero knows what precipitated the dispatch of last Monday ordering the Maine to this point, Captain Sigsbee of the warship denying allknowledgeo! the reason. The order was a surprise to Being unaware of the reason he exercised caution in approaching the Cuban shore. Every- thing about tho big battleship was prepared fur any emergency that might arise. of the officers or seamen of tbe Maine haw yet been given a shore leave and it is not likely that they will. For this reason the belief esists here that tbe Maine will not remain for any length of time but that she. will soon be replaced by another ship, _ j Foimal Calls Are Made. Havana, Jan. Sigsbee of the United States wanhip Maine, accompa- nied by Consul General Lee and Lieuten- ants Howard and Haleman, paid'a vlait to- day to General Parrado, acting captain gen- eral, who received them and cordially. Tomorrow morning General Parrado, accompanied by Oonanl-Graml Lee, will make a return riilt on board Maine. General Blanco has arrived at Manunillo, where be bu been formally received by the autburitiei, afid Mta- nomist committee. Insurgent Arangaren Gone. UJO secured as a sort of foreman a darkey who became a very Tbe idea dis- but a it and 'Well, leaders at 1 Elkes Walters 884, state associations of Bremen, rosnts from cities and hook compani -Representatives of fire depart- and laddpr miles. ;The score of the six n. in. follows: Waller 893 Schinneer 890, Hall 887, Dench 818. FRIGHTFUL OUTRAGE IN OHIO. Jackson, Ohio, Jan. 27.-Last night Lulu Friend, 15 years old, accompanied by John R. Myers and Vint Faught 'were at- tacked near her home by a crowd of ruffians who overpowered the two men and carried her into one of the Wellston company's mines where twenty men outraged her. When the girl was found soon afterward by a searching p'arty was in a terrible con- advocate of his employer's new idea, native, white and black, ridiculed .the of book-farming, and the darkey in gust yub's notbin' walk-off.' A friend of mine heard asked: 'Sam, what is a walk-off' de Laud fust made Adam an' Ebe he thought he done a good job an' were mighty pie-Bed, and say da 11 do pretty well, and he lay 'em down an roll 'em ovuh, feel o' de bones and muscles an' gay: 'les, de'll do. I mus' make 'cm some company.' So take some inch durt an' make a whole lot [and Bet 'em up to dry 'til he could fin' somethin' to mike 'em Yuh see, Colonel, brains wah mighty sca'oe in that country, an' while he wah lookin' 'round fob somethin' to make brains, de whole lot of 'em jes1 doue walk off.' At the conclusion of his address tho dele- from country towns met todaj form a national association, for mutual in- terests. The meeting was called to order by F. A. Wood of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and a temporary organization was pelted by making him chairman and E. W. Barkman of Decatur, Illinois, secTetary. A com- mittee was appointed to draft a constitution and by-laws and report at a meeting tomor- row .morning. MANUFACTURERS' OFFICERS. Kew York, Jan. the third and last of the National Association of Manufacturers' convention, Theodore 0. Search of Philadelphia, was re-elected pres- ident; Chaa. A. Schieien, ex-mayor of Brooklyn, was re-elected treasurer; E. P. Wilson of Cincinnati was elected secretary. The next meeting will beheld at Cincin- nati. ELOPING TO ST. LOUIS. Dallas, Texas, January Eoen- tatote young merchant tailor, and Miss Rebecca Kabn, daughter of Leon Eahn, president of tbe Leon Kabn Shoe ast night, were married, and tock, tbe Limited train over the Texas Louis, due to reach there lilt) on tbe deal with the insurrection and in nearly every respect it was identicaCwith the insurrection of today, and at tho end of that time in a message sent to this house, he vindicated this policy of the administration and warned the country that any interven- tion in ttfiairs of Cuba would .be not only unwise but injurious. For my part, I do not aspire to a larger patriotism than that which governed the official career of U. S Grant. My friend complains that republi cans on this side of the house are under the tyrannous mastery of one man. I deuy it. There U no authority that constrains republican majority here except tbe policy of the republican party and the administra- tion of the republican president. My friend says we are slaves. It is true we have a leadership in this house. I 'or me hove often felt a certain sense of satisfaction that we have a leadership of brains and character that men may follow without any loss of self resiwct I understand perfectly well the failurs and difficulty my friend from Missouri, and I appreciate it. The only leadership the democratic party of this house has had is the leadership of its diion, mentally and physically. taken to a hospital, but physicians do not think she can live. Faught's skull was fractured during the melee he is not expected to live. he was Havana, Jan. noon today Ltatt- tenant Colonel Beneilcto, with tee Spam- iab Keha near Taparte, this province, the camp of the inaurgent brigadier Nestor Aranguren, killing suren and four privates and capturing insurgents and wounding others who their escape. The body of Brigadier General Aran- gren was brought by train to Havana this afternoon and delivered to the millltary authorities. Cuban War Will last- Madrid, Jan. Oanale- jas, tbe Irnparcia! announces, ban at Cadiz, from Havana, hating vtoited Cuba to stud? the political situation. expressed a pessimistic view of tbe duration of the war, declaring that have means to greatly prolong their in the mountains. Spanish Fleet To Concentrate. London, Jan Madrid corres- pondent of theDailj Mail says: "It.fcBf been decided that tbo whole Spanish fleet shall concentrate at Havana, though not THE LUETGERT TRIAL. Chicago, Jan. the Luetgett trial, today the defense, after endeavoring to show by a stenographer of the first trial, the variances in the testimony of medical experts and other witnesses, turned tbe ease over to the prosecution. The states- attomey at once started to impeach the testimony of Luetgert's partner, Wm. Charles, Leutgert himself most of the other witnesses for the defense. Pacific for St. tonight. HAKSEN ALL RIGHT. New York, January application of both "ides the suit brought by George H. Hathaway and Richard Heard against Fridtjof Nansen the arctic eiplorer, to re- cover for an alleged breach of contract was discontinued today. own party. It was put into the hands of a distinguished young friend of mine from Texas and he had to fight for it every day at the extra session. One day the gentleman from K-msas, (Simpson) got it away from him and the next day the sceptre of authority and influence in tbe party was seized by that picturesque charac- ter that appeared among us from the far distant coast of Washington, The next day the gentleman from Tennessee was fignting to see who should have tbe leadership of the democratic party, while in THE STRIKE SITUATION. Boston, Jan. strike situation in New Bew Bedford was undisturbed today. Several mill managers ridicule the report that tho New Bedford mills would import yarn from England to enable them to man- ufacture cloth without the aid of spinners. The disscontent in Fall River is as em- phatic as ever, and it is feared that minor strikes there will extend to a large number of mills. gates were so much diverted that they all rose up and "done walk off" adjourning sine die. The doting number on the program was the last barbecue to be given in America where buffalo is to appear on the menu. Tbe barbecue was held at the TJnion Stock Yards Tbe Burlington railway and the street car companies carried people people to the grounds. So great was the crowd that the six tons of meat served was Kirdly euough to satisfy all and before the crowds could be served the farriers against which they were surging broke away, ani, brushing .aside the police and military (Tjards, the crowds overran the grounds, helping themselves to what was in Bight. Governor Adams and Mayor McMurray were present, but their expostulations were unheeded. No ono was hurt in the stam- pede bat there being no possibility of re- storing order, the management declared barbecue over. SPAIN SIMPLi" LIED. New York, Jan. Herald's spe- cial from Havana says that the report sent out (torn there some days ago to tt e effect sa immediately and not until the circuuutanee demands. Dem Wilhelm Sein Geburtstag. Berlin, Jan. celebration today of the birthday of Emperor William was more general than usual. Public and other buildings were decorated with flags, and busts of hie majesty where everywhere displayed. The emperor received tbo con- gratulations of his mother, the ex-Empress Frederick, and tbo German princes, includ- ing the kings of Saxony and Wortemburg. During the early morning there was a great musical reveille by bands of the whole brigade of cuirassiers of trumpeter and a reveille waj sounded from the cupola of the castle. In the evening tre illumina- tions of the city were very 8ne. The Dnited States embassy wai illuminated and tbe United States ambassador, Andrew D. White, participated in all the festirltiej and attended with his staff a gala perform- ance at the opera, house. The French am- bassador was decorated Ttitb tbe grand cross of tbe red eagle. The Oar Benders Thanks- Berlin, Tan. Lokal Anzeiger'i KILLED BY BURGLARS. -Cincinnati. Jan. Klein, a prominent pioneer citizen, president of the Cincinnati Flour and Feed company, was shot twice and faUlly wounded by burglars at bis mill tonight eaers the ground, always melodious and I widence. N THE DRAPER CASE. Jacksonville, Jfnnary 27-Tbe evidence in tbe Draper trial has closed and tbe jury are now their inductions and tbe ou torn that the Spaniards had captured the seat of of the Ouban insurrection at Esperanaa, is a pure fabrication. Ihere is no such town near Oabitas. The sea of the Cuban government is Agramonte, Mtuated Jn the mountains and inaccessible to the Spanish t-oops who have been repulsed every time that they have tried to reach it. The rebels are HoolRuin and tbe chances are that the Spanish will not be able to hold out against them unless rein- forcements soon come to their aid. It is impossible for Pando to send these. He is now tbe banks of tbe Canto river. General Gomez shows no sign of taking the field for an active campaign, giving as his reason that he is shorten St. Petersburg "Tim ccar, eer speaking at a private gathering of military officers, said: "I wanted [long ago to ac- cept your invitation, but events are weigh- ing heavily on my mind, particularly diffl- cultiei with Japan. Now, thank God, all in cleared up and no conflict of any kind ia feared." Kaiser Takes A Cenaus. Berlin, Jan. The Kaiser has uted to the higher naval officers a (table ot tbe forces of Japan, Russia and Germany in the far east. Engineers Want To Work. London, Jan. A majority of en- gineers have voted to favor of giving as nis reason n..w.- cavalry and that the SpanUb plenty of tbetermsjof uw nVand therefore it woald not be a wise i. twen mnn nn nart The insurgents are get- of w.ww SPAPERl
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