Le Mars Semi Weekly Sentinel, February 10, 1891

Le Mars Semi Weekly Sentinel

February 10, 1891

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Le Mars Semi-Weekly Sentinel (Newspaper) - February 10, 1891, Lemars, Iowa VOL. XXJ. . LEMARS, IOWA, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, LSSUKD 8HJM1- WEEKLY Trans- Mississippi Commercial Congress at Galvestoh. • IJSS AND JEFFERSON DAVIS. ECONOMIC QUESTIONS IN ORDER. The Sense of the Gathering Shown in the Resolutions Adopted— The Irrigation Conference at Sidney, Neb., and the Needs of Western Nebraska. GALVESTON, Tex., Feb. 9.— The report of the committee on resolutions of the inter- state congress provides that the congress shall be styled " the trans- Mississippi Commercial congress" and states that the sole purpose of the convention, and that to be called by- it, shall be the consideration of economic questions only. It urges upon congress to provide by adequate appropriations for the completion of the work on the deep water harbor at Galveston as speedily as possible without interruption; favors free and unlimited coinage of silver;, favors the immediate opening of Indian reservations in Oklahoma and elsewhere, to the end that the vast areas of land now appropriated to no useful purpose may be added to the productive sections of the nation. The action of the government as to reciprocity with Brazil meets the enthusiastic approval of the convention, and it is hoped the movement will be extended until it embraces the whole of South and Central America and Mexico. The report favors the granting of national charters to corporations running American vessels in foreign trade, and declares that the basis of representation for future sessions of this congress shall be: Thirty delegates- at- large from each state and territory, to be appointed by the county commissioners; one delegate from each city and one additional delegate for each 10,000 or fraction in excess of 10,000 of the population, to be appointed by the mayors; ten delegates from each board of" trade, chamber of commerce, or other commercial organization, to be selected by such bodies as they may elect; that all railroad com : parties operating west of the Mississippi river shall be entitled to two delegates each, and that they may be earnestly urged to be represented, to the end that a just understanding may be reached between the people and the great transportation lines of the west and southwest; that the boards of trade, chambers of commerce, exchanges, and commercial clubs, represented in this convention, shall be entitled to thirty votes, and that all other organizations of a progressive or commercial character here represented shall be entitled to ten votes, whether the delegations be fully represented or not; that the permanent organization effected at this session be continued Tintil the next meeting of this congress and that the permanent officers of this congress shall act as temporary officers of the next; that we recommend the appointment of D. C. Imboden of Galveston, Ryerson Ritchie of Kansas City, H. L. Pierce of Wichita, E. 0. Flood of Galvoston and the secretary of this convention as a committee to formulate and present at our next convention statistics relating to the commerce of the west and south- west.' The committee was unanimous on all the foregoing resolutions except the one relating to reciprocity, and upon that a minority report was presented but was rejected. Maj. E. W. Crane of Houston, then moved to amend the resolution relating to the free coinage of silver by adding the words " The product of the mines of the United States." After a short discussion it was adopted and the convention adjourned to meet in Denver, Colo., on May 19, 1891. IRRIGATION CONVENTION. The General Denies the Allegations Made by Davis' Widow. CHICAGO, Feb. 9.— In the memoirs of Jefferson Davis, recently published by his widow, many pages are devoted to a description of the " Tortures of Fortress Monroe," of which district Gen. Miles, now at the division of the Missouri, was in command at the time Davis was imprisoned there. Mrs. Davis charges Gen. Miles with cruelty to the ex- presiden of the Confederacy. He is charged with shackling Davis by brutal force, keeping him in a vermin- infested cell, withholding his clothes and linen and making souvenirs out of his possessions, even his hair, when he had it cut. Gen. Miles was interviewed in regard to the matter. He said he did not mind the attack. " Of course," he added, " Mrs. Davis feels bitter towards'me, as she probably does towards many more northern soldiers. While caring nothing at all for anything she may say or write, I would call your attention to the fact that Jefferson Davis managed to survive my cruel treatment and lived twenty years after, finally dying of old age. That would hardly have been the case, I think, if he had been subjected to such horrible abuses. There is not a particle of truth in the statements made by his wife. Ths fact is that Jeff Davis never was in better trim than when he was liberated." How Justice Is Meted Out to Delaware Offenders. A. SENSATIONAL IOWA ELOPEMENT STEHX WORKERS OUT. A Fatal Prize Fight at Seattle— Clever Work of a Forger— A Desperate Fight with Burglars — Big Reward for Assassins. Many Able Speakers Discuss the Subject at Sidney — Resolutions Adopted. SIDNEY, Neb., Feb. 9.— W. P. Miles called the irrigation convention to order at 2 o'clock. Mark M. Neeves was chosen chairman and Joseph Oberfclder and L. B. Carey secretaries. Chairman Neeves briefly stated the object of the convention. Speeches were made by Wrn. E. Smythe of Omaha, Judge Cochran, Maj. Lehew, W. E. Bobbins, Hon. Henry S. Baynor, B. H. Lawrence, Albert Frame, Joseph Heberl, reviewing the subject in all its phases. The following resolutions were adopted: Whereas, We are thoroughly convinced that the western half of Nebraska requires irrigation to assist its rich, and superb climate in producing successful agriculture; therefore be it Besolved, by this convention, representing the most remote western counties, that it hereby urges the legislature to speedily enact comprehensive irrigation laws of a similar character to those of Wyoming and Colorado and providing for the appointment of an expert state engineer and the division of the state into water districts. It is further Resolved, That we reiterate our faith in the grand future of this state and that we cordially invite the co- operation of both foreign and domestic , capital in its development. It is further Besolved, That we urge the legislature to memorialize congress in favor of the bill providing for the donation of the public lands to the several states. It is further Resolved, That we memorialize the legislature to make an appropriation to assist in the beginning of irrigation enterprises. The convention elected as its representatives to draft irrigation laws for presentation to the legislature, Messrs. Carey, Bayner and Smythe. Minnesota Democrats and the Farmers' Alliance to Join Forces. ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 9.— It is stated that the simultaneous presence here of the Democratic state organization committee of twenty- five and the executive committee of the State Farmers' Alliance is for no less a purpose than the complete fusion of the two parties, with Ignatius Donnelly, the Shakespearian iconoclast, for governor, Thomas Wilson for United States senator to succeed Cushman K. Davis, and in case the Alliance nominates a national ticket a division of the electors on the basis of four to the Alliance and five to the Democrats. The argument used is that the parties are agreed on t^ e tariff and silver- question, at least in vue state, and can win by fusion where they would fail utterly in fighting single handed. The vote in the state in November was: Republicans, 87,000; Democrats, 85,000, and Alliance, 58,000, giving a fusion - majority of over 60,000. i • Dying from Hiccough. NEW\ HAVEN, - Conn., Feb. 9.— Alice ', - JWboclwaraf a girl of about 10 years^ has beeir hiccoughing incessantly- for six Five Hundred Furnacemcn Quit Work and the Illinois Steel ^ Company's Fires Are Deserted. . sB CHICAGO, Feb. 9.— Five hundred furnacemen employed at the Illinois Steel company's works at South Chicago have quit, r. nd work at that plant, the greatest of its kind in the world, is practically at a standstill. The men asked an increase of 10 per cent, on wages. The* company replied by offering to increase the helping force 1 per cent, and wages at the same rate. This was refused. Superintendent Foote told the men he would blow out the furnaces in twentyfour hours unless they accepted his terms. He discharged a part of the employes of one furnace. The superintendent then threatened that no one who quit should again work for the company, but they aL. quit work on time and left the furnaces in good condition. The forty switchmen were laid off, as there vvasnoworK for them. The engineers and firemen followed and the great works are deserted. Want a Ship Canal. WALLA WALLA, Wash., Feb. 9.— The Columbia and Snake Biver Auxiliary Waterway convention, consisting of delegates from Washington, Oregon and Idaho, has adopted resolutions expressing belief that a ship railway, as recommended by the Oregon delegation in congress, is the most economical, satisfactory and expeditious plan for a permanent improvement of the dalles of the Columbia river. The memorial to the legislatures of Washington, Oregon and Idaho sets forth that financial distress prevails in the territory drained by the Columbia, on account of inability of the railroad companies tc move the grain crop at the proper time, and as a temporary relief urges the construction of a portage raihvd, y around the cascades and dalles, in order that tlje river may be made navigable to the inland empire. A World's Fair Appointment. CHICAGO, Feb. 9.— Director General Davis has received a number of letters urging the appointment of D. B. W. Raymond of New York, as chief of the department of mines and mining. Dr. Baymond is at present secretary of the American Institute of Mining Engineers, of which society he has twice been president. He is now in Europe and is unaware of the use of his name in this connection. Gold in North Dakota. AEVILLA, N. D., Feb. 9.— John Clernmer of Wheatfield has been drilling a well for Mrs. Miller, of the Aultman Mill company, on her big farm in the town of McKinock, one mile from Arvilla. After having passed his drill through cliiierent material he struck a vein that has been decided upon by local experts as a rich vein of gold. Everybody is wild/ Beal estate is changing hands freely in the neighborhood. WILMTNGTOM, Del., Feb. 9.— The majesty of Delaware justice was sustained " in the ram at Newcastle. Eleven men svere whipped by the sheriff. Two men rtood in the pillory for an hour— one an Did gray- haired man who had pleaded guilty to a petty forgery, and the other i negro who had been convicted of burglary and larceny. After the men had. been pilloried fifteen minutes they were dripping wet and chilled to the bones. The suffered much and kept shifting their weights from one leg to the other. Streams of water ran from their heads, heads hands and shoulders, and the old man's hands were blue with cold. When taken from the pillory the men were numb and they could scarcely move their hands and necks. The negro, Willey, was then hastened to the post and twenty lashes. were laid across his bare back. They caused him much pain, the flesh being cold. Then ' came the other ten victims, each in turn receiving rive lashes from Sheriff Simmons. The total value of goods stolen by these ten thieves, as set forth in the indictments, was $ 56. Each of the victims will now undergo an imprisonment of one or two months. The cost of supporting and trying these men, with a half dozen other cases of the same kind, in which the penalty of the lash was not imposed, will not fall short of .$ 1,000. Three judges sat on the bench to hear these cases, which were looked after by the attorney general, the clerk of the court, the, petit and grand juries, the sheriff and several other county officials. The grand jury, in its report, suggested that some steps be taken by the legislature to provide a means of disposing of such petty cases outside court. CORED BY THE A Consumptive Restored by Dr. Koch' » Remedy— Spurious tymph Causes Death. ST. Louis, Feb. 9.— W.- A. Walters, who entered the Missouri hospital Jan. 21 a consumptive, leaves cured. All the known tests fail to reveal the slightest trace of consumption or tuberculosis of the lungs, and, so far as medical experts are. able to ascertain, Koch's lymph has performed the wonderful cure. Wialters was a consumptive for more than a . year. .'..-."'- • i Spurious Lymph. .. KANSAS CITY, Feb. 9.— Was John B. Ells murdered? That is the question which Coroner Langsdale and an able corps of assistants endeavored to decide at a post- mortem examination of the body at Stine's morgue. Ells died at the city hospital from the effects of. an injection of what was said to, be Dr. Koch's lymph. There is a great deal pf interest taken in the case among the members of the medical . profession. There is a great deal of doubt as to the genuineness of the fluid " injected. The deceased wife is loud in her denuncition of Dr. Baum, who administered the lymph, and says that she and her family were ignorant of the experiment. The coroner is very skeptical on the subject of Dr. Koch's treatment and when- he learned of Ells' death he determin^ dJOiSat a thorough investigation and a postmortem examination should be made. •*- Long Sessions of the Are in Order. Senate A GENERAL''' BOUND- UP OF BILLS. Representative Camion and the Wiridom Successorship— The ladies to Honor the Memory of the Late Gen. Spinner— Congressman Phelan's Death. ABOUT! TRADE T ' WITS US We're after That Man! About one man' in ten doesn't know that the other nine of his fellow mortals have come t the conclusion thut it's alwayssaf- Santa Fe- Bio Grande Absorption. SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, Feb. 9.— A rumor is current in railroad circles here that a deal is on foot which will result in the absorption of the Rio Grande Western by the Santa Fe company. Presidents Manville and Palmer, of the respective roads, have both been here during the last few days and made trips < of inspection of the western lines, and surf ace indications seem to give plausibility to the report that a consolidation is being arranged. Having purchased the Colorado Midland, with a terminus at Grand Junction, the acquirement of the Western would give the Santa Fe increased advantages in obtaining coast business and doubtless accelerate an extension to San Francisco from Salt Lake via the Yosemite Pass. ; of the county Big Reward for Assassins. SANTA FE., N. M., Feb. 9.— The governor sent out announcements to all parts of the southwest setting forth that the territory would pay '$ 5,000 for the arrest of each of the parties implicated in the attempt to assassinate Senator Catron, be the number few or many. The total amount at the disposal of the governor for ferreting out this villainy is $ 40,000, $ 10,000 of whicli was appropriated especially for the purpose of employing the best detectives in the land to'take hold of the case. Senator Anoketa, who received the shot intended for 16fy. Catron, is improving steadily, « ad will again ccupy his seat in the legislative coifhcil in a few days. A Sensational Elopement. SHENANDOAH, la., Feb. 9.— An auctioneer named Burton became infatuated with Mrs. Charles E. Bay. the wife of a leading merchant. Friday Burton found himself without fluids, but this was not a damper on his plans. He went to a barn belonging to W. H. Smith, whose family was ' absent, and secured Smith's rig. Burton and Mrs. Ray then left town, driving to a station ten miles away, where they took a train. A warrant was issued for Burton's arrest, charging him with horse stealing, but so far he has not been overtaken. Election Frauds. OGDEN, Utah, Feb. 9.— E. R. Ridgley, A. H. Nelson and W. S. Stone, leaders - in the Citizens' party, which has formed a coalition with the Mormons to defeat the straight Liberal ticket, were arrested and placed under bonds to answer to the grand jury for an attempt at bribery. They offered $ 500, part of which was paid down, to negro ward workers for 100 votes which they controlled. ' The negroes were also arrested and are under bonds. Work Resumed at Jeansville. HAZLETON, Pa., Feb. 9.— The water is being slowly raised from the flooded slope, No. 1, of J. C. Hayden & Co., at Jeansville. . The past twenty- four hours has shown a gain of about five feet in the perpendicular. The men employed in the other portions of the mine resumed work to- day and the usual daily shipments of coal will be made. A Steanlboat Disaster. LONDON, Feb. 9.— A terrible steamboat disaster is reported from Penzance. The steamer Chiswick, which sailed from Cardiff, Wales, to St. Zenzarie, loaded with coal, struck- off the Scilly islands on Thursday morning and sank almost immediately. The captain and ten seamen were drowned. Eight of the crew succeeded in getting on life belts and getting a life boat. The boat, howfl'er, overturned, and for seven nours the eight men clung to the overturned boat. They were then rescued by boats from the line ship and conveyed in a steamer to Penzance. Tlie Excitement at Barcelona. BARCELONA, Feb. 9. — The excitement caused by the recent electorial contest, by which the Republican leader, Salmeron, was, according to the Republicans, unfairly defeated by the Conservative candidate, Puig, has not abated. The troops of the garrison are confined to their barracks, and preparations are being made to send strong reinforcements to this city should the state of affairs call for an additional display of force. Communication Shut Off. VIENNA, Feb. 8.— The insurgents have taken possession of the telegraph lines in the vicinity of Pristina and b. ave cut off communication. The representatives of foreign powers at Pristina are unable to convey the intelligence of their position to the respective governments. The strike of the shoemakers . of thin city has terminated. __ Snow. AUBURN/ N. Yi, Feb. 9.— A violent snow storm set in about 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon and continued without abatement until midnight. The snow was wet and soon loaded trees and wires to such an extent that the telegraph and tslephone wires began going down in all Swindled by a Forger. TERRE HAUTE, Ind. , Feb. 9. — A clever forger has swindled a half- dozen business houses out of about $ 600 each. He sent a boy in the evening with a check made payable to Postmaster Grener and indorsed by Grener, with a note signed by Greuer, all forgeries, asking the firm to cash it, as the postoffice had - been drained of cash by paying money orders. The. checks were cashed last Saturday night, but as yet there is no trace of the boy or forger. _ A Desperate Figlit with Burglars. CINCINNATI, Feb. 9.— A desperate fight occcrred on Price's hill Sunday morning between a couple of policemen and two burglars named George Duncan and L. R. Anderson. The officers went to a house on the Mount Hope road to arrest the men, when the' latter opened fire, which was returned by the police. Anderson was shot, but not seriously wounded. A f urious hand- to- hand struggle ensued and the burglars were secured and locked up. Charged with Poisoning Her Husband. AURORA, IBs.', Feb. 9.— The Kane county grand jurors, who have just completed their labors, found indictments against William B. Seibert and Mrs. Edward Kelehner for the murder of Edward Kelchner. Seibert's indictment was expected, but the indictment and subsequent arrest of Mrs. Kelchner have created considerable surprise. Last fall Mr. Kelchner was taken suddenly sick after eating the conlents of his dinner pail and a day or two after died. Fatal Ending of a Prize Fight. SEATTLE, Wash., Feb. 9.— John Shaffer, a local boxer, engaged in a sevenround contest with William Doyle at a variety theatre. In the seventh round Doyle knocked out Shaffer by a righthander on the jaw. Shaffer never regained consciousness and died. Doyle has thus far eluded capture. The proprietors of the theatre have been arrested. Woman's Council at " Washington. NEW YORK, Feb. 9.— Miss Francis E. Willard sends out the following statement as to the basis of the Woman's National Temperance Council, which meets in Washington Feb. 22- 25,1891: The women of the council, sincerely believing that the best good of their homes and nation will be advanced by their, greater unity of thought, sympathy of pur-, pose, and that an organized movement of women will best conserve the highest good of the family and the state, have banded themselves together in a federation of workers committed to the overthrow of all forms of ignorance and injustice, and to the application" of the Golden Rule tc society, custom and law. Death of a Prominent Railway Man. PITTSBURG, Pa., Feb. 9.— J. N. Me Cullough, first vice president of the Pennsylvania railroad, died Sundaj morning at his residence on Irwin ave nue, Alleghany City. Mr. McCullougl had been confined to his residence foi . two months past by a general failure ol the digestive organs, complicated by a spinal ailment. Mr. McCullough was born in Yellow Creek, O., in 1821. At the time of his death he was first vice president of the Pennsylvania company's external system . of railways / west- of* Pittsburg and president of the Cleveland and Pittsburg road, having held the latter position for thirty years. Together in a Fog. RUSHVTLLE, Ind., Feb. 9.— A few miles west of here the engine of a freight train broke down and a brakeman was sent back to flag the St. Louis express, west- bound. Owing to the fog the engineer of the passenger train failed to see the signal in time to stop and his train crashed into the caboose of . the freight and threw two or three cars from the track. Fire from an overturned stove set fire to the caboose and an oil car, which- were destroyed. Only Three Houses Left. PEORIA, Ills., Feb. 9.— The town of Ellisville, Fulton county, was swept from the face of the earth by fire. Only three houses are lei't standing in the place'. The town was small and there was no means of fighting the fire. Ellisville was the oldest town in Fulton county and was surrounded with historical reminiscences. WASHINGTON, Feb. 9.— Under the order adopted Saturday the senate will bigin to- day to meet at 11 o'clock in the morning and continue in session, with the exception of two hours' intermission, until late at night. The long sittings will give an opportunity for disposing of a large, amount of business. Senator Blair, under authority of notice given Saturday, will early in the week move to reconsider the vote. by which the eight- hoiir government employes' bill was recommitted to the labor commit- - tee. According to the program adopted ' by the Republican caucus Friday the copyright bill is next in the order of consideration, and it will be disposed of early in the week. The naval appropriation bill and the District of Columbia appropriation bill will be passed and the diplomatic and consular appropriations bill will be reported from committee and placed on the calendar ready for action on it. It is probable that the Indian depredations claims bill and the Nicaragua canal bill will be acted on in the prder named, and Senator Paddock believes that he can secure action on the pure food bill. before the end of the week. The time of the house during the week will be devoted chiefly to the consideration of the legislative, Indian and postoffice appropriation bills. A TESTIMONIAL TO SFUfWER. est to trade Ht King's Palace Book Store, We're after That Man About one man in ten don't know that his neighbors are saving money on every deal in writing paper and pencils because they trade at King's Palace Book Store, We're after That Man ! About one man in ten can't be expected to know that we are headquarters for wall paper, because he has not entered our store. We're after That Man ! With a big stock of ink, penrils, pens, wagons, baby cabs, toys, confectionery, sporting goods, daily papers. With fail deuling. " With low prices on the square. Are you the 10th man. Special Club Subscription Rates. We're After You! ' sPidafieBookStore LE MARS, IOWA. We have a Fine Line - A Large Assortment of- ODD ROCKERS. Everything to make a complete outfit for ^ onsekeewng. UUnndteor-- takincr aud Embalming a specialty. We have a fall line of OUUi^ JN br and HEATING STOVES at Prices Cheaper than Ever, and our Mardware Stock is Complete. - SPRING BEOS., LeMars, Iowa. HOYT & GOUDIE, Proprietors of A. C. COLLBDOB, Under LE MARS NAT'L BANK. Real Estate and Chattel Loans completed without delay. Agent for the most reliable Fire and Tornado Insurance Companies. Also agent for the Travelers Life & Accident Insurance Company Hartford, Conn. - ! also have for sale on very easy terms a number of Choice Farms, and residences both in LeMars and Kingsley. Give Me a Call and be Convinced. , 95* tf English Capitalists Have an Option. FEEEPORT, His., Feb. 9.— A syndicate of English capitalists have been given an option on the plant of the Stover Manufacturing company, manufacturers of barbed wire machines and hardware specialties. The option is for four months. The price. to be paid for the plant, not including the buildings, is $ 350,000. and no Jiasrafforded her any '-^ S^- SSe^ ya 8 * 64 toca A skeleton and, directions and large and shade trees were ruined. - • ' numbers of fruit broken down and An American Syndicate in^ Control. r PEpVn> ENCEJ B."-!., Feb. 9.— The American ^ Sppol,, B^ bbia, and ^ Shuttle Want Campbell to Run Again, CINCINNATI. O., Feb. 9.— An important conference of Democratic leaders in Ohio was held at Cleveland, at which Governor Campbell was present. There were a number of politicians on hand from different sections of the state to discuss the. prospects for the fall cam-, paign and ' consider the advisability- of Campbell announcing" himself as a candidate for re- elechon.— Jt happened that nearly aU; tliose> present~ w. ere the friendsof the governor, and " it, was^ almost'the tmanimous'deniand^ that^ he should make the< face again this ' year ' despite the bitter opposition~ in* Cincinnati:' ;; ; The rural Five Stores Burned. TOLEDO, O., Feb! 9,— In the central part of Perrysburg, ten miles south of here. Wolf ' s dry goods store, Schlatterer's harness shop, Yerger's grocery, and dry goods store, Bromley's bakery and a millinery store were burned. Loss estimated at $ 30,000, with insurance to two- thirds the amount. A Double Tradgedy at Belleville; Ills. BELLEVILLE, nis., Feb. 9. — Mrs. Mary Poetteker died at Smithton as the result of a pistol wound inflicted last Tuesday by her jealous brother- in- law, Heneiy Poetteker, who after shootin;. and beating her, fired a ball into his own mouth and instantly ended his miserable career. Fifty Strikers Arrested. HELENA, Mont., Feb. D.—- Fifty miners on strike at the Cumberland mine in the Castle district, went in a body and endeavored to drive away all the men at work Superintendent Lewis and the foreman stood the strikers off until officers arrived, when fifty men were arrested. " Wanted Points'on the Races. GLOUCESTER, N. J., Feb. 9.— The wire leading into the grand stand of the South Jersey Jockey club was tapped at an old slaughter- house on the premises of John Galena, - a saloon keeper, about a quarter of a mile from the track. The entire outfit was ' secured' by the police. The saloon keeper, John Galena, was arrested. . -~~"^ , - - His Efforts on Behalf of " Woman's Advancement 3Tind Appreciation. WASHINGTON, Feb. 9. — The ladies' " Spinner Memorial association," at their meeting after ekcting officers, discussed for a while the form which the memorial shall take, whether a hospital or a statue. There was great diversity of opinion ex- . pressed at the meeting, but finally without reachingra conclusion it was decided to go ahead and raise a fund first and in the meantime gather from contributors their views as to the most,; suitable form for the memorial. As a result of the meetingthe following announcement is given out by Mrs. Elizabeth C. Stoner, president of the association. The Gen. Spinner Memorial association sends greeting to all women of the United States and would announce: That, being desirous of honoring the memory of Gen. Francis E. Spinner, who by his action in introducing women into various grades of government service paved the way for their continued employment. not only in the government offices, but in many other places of business, thereby enabling each one such employed to rear carefully the children who should become the citizens of t the state, the daughter to protect . the parent,- brother, sister, or dependent relative; the friend to care for the helpless who would otherwise be left unaided, and all to share in some degree, at least, through departments of arts, science and literature as well as in the practical duties of life, the benefits secured in woman's advancement, we have determined through some public testimonial to exhibit to the world our appreciation of Gen. Spinner's advanced thought, and our gratitude for its important and far- reaching results. The form which this memorial shall assume is at present a subject of serious consideration, but the women of the United States may feel assured that in some appropriate manner it will represent the grand idea therein sought to be embodied. Congressman Plielan's Death. WASHINGTON, Feb. 9,— The remains of Congressman Phelan of Tennessee were brought here from ISTew York and will be placed temporarily in a receiving vault in Oak Hill cemetery. Mrs. Phelan, who was very ill at the time of Mr. Phelan's death in Nassau, is expected here in about two weeks, when she will determine upon the final resting place of her husband's remains, whether herein the congressional cemetery or in Memphis. Windom's Successor. WASHINGTON, Feb. 9.— A report was current Saturday night that Eepresentative Cannon Is going to be secretary of the treasury. Mr. Cannon has riot been informed of it yet, and as a matter of fact the president has not got to the point where a choice can be made. The Illinois representative, however, is much more of a probability for Secretary Wiridom's successor than is generally supposed. LIVERY, - FEED, and Sale Stables Eagle St., Sext to Union Hotel. Conveyance to any part of the country furnahed on short notice. Terms reasonable. Our teams are goodroadsters and our vehicles new and neat ' « * HOYT & GOUDIE. Plymouth County Jewelry Store THE Columbus Movement The best made. And WALTHAM, ELGIN, SPRINGFIELD nd other standard Movements always on hand and gu;> i- anteed. * % 3b Special Department, The REPAIRING of the finest American English and Swiss Watches. O. G. BERNER Opposite Post- office. x PROP. The Origina\ Sandwich Sheller. The Best Force- Feed Sheller made. . The Sandwich hasraany^ imitators, but is by far the leader. It runs lightest, does thresh work and lasts longest. It stands the severest tests, you have examined the SANDWICH at " PEW BROS., LelVlars. \ o\ Don't bdyuntil "•*•"_ - HAR ST. notice is freight* Advance to St. Paul, Minn^ Feb. 9.^- pfficial £ that aon'. lPeb.^ G^ tne to St. ^ estern'will W ,1 t\- t _ t | V/\ J. " Af\**~*' t ?'* A\ flic Of the Same Opinion Still. WASHINGTON, Feb. 9.— The views of the minority of the Kama investigation committee are the same as those drawn up at the last session of congress, published at that time. Graduated Income Tax. WASHINGTON, Feb. 9. — Fithian of Illinois introduced a bill to provide for a graduated income tax to meet expenses for pensions in the army and navy. Senator Voorhees Very Sick. WASHINGTON, Feb. 9.— Senator Voorhees is seriously ill with a complication of rheumatism and other troubles. The Apportionment Act Approved. WASHINGTON, Feb. 9.— The president has approved the apportionment act. Veasey Banqueted. PROVIDENCE, ' E. I,, Feb. 9.— Gen. W. C. Veasey of Vermont, commanderin- chief of the Grand Army of the Kepublic was formally received by the members of the department of Shade Island. Gen. and Mrs. Veasey held a levee in the Narragansett hotel during the afternoon and at 6: 30 o'clock the commande^ was escorted by- 600 veterans and Sons'of Veterens from the hotel to Infantry hall, where aVbahquet was served:' A number of v grand- army and city officials ,_ were> * in - attendance^ and 1,200 covers, were; laid. - Addresses were made by J Gov. a Davis,* Col. , W:> 9.* Bos-, sell} of the Rhode ~ Island^. divisiqn Sons olaVeterans, sey, Prof.' Whitman, ] Eon:- C: invited~ by' Pil? J* T&- 11 LT— %* Bain & Ketcham LTJ MBEB WAGONS, MARSEILLES AND ADAMS, and Power Shellers and Feed Mills, Star, Champion and Adams Wind Mills. Hand and Underground Force Pump, BRASS CYL1BDER PUMP. All goods Warranted. BAILEY1"& CO. 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