Eau Claire Leader, January 9, 1897

Eau Claire Leader

January 09, 1897

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Eau Claire Leader (Newspaper) - January 9, 1897, Eau Claire, Wisconsin Myjl TW X LEADER 01897 EIGHT RAGES OF DEATH llore Horrible Butcheries to Cuba Bodies and Portiom of Women Oirls 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 Gnanabacoa accu mulate daily Advices from Havana great 611160 with dis covered Monday in a canee tnoro than a mile from that place ANNEXATION NEXT YEAR Ceptie bronght 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 pirmrhfentmerTon 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 pitrf nt Hawaii to bring upHhe 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 Icavlngjjibdisoaso and were prostrated leaving but THBlt aud g apprentices to assist A Captain Landoh in handling the mam SO whole bodies and many more Ind arms other parts of tered bodies being missing bodies remaining entire four werTnhose 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 iaTrtnflyTefusedpwitfa athreattfaattf this slaughter was complained of many more would be added to what Spanish officials called the Cubanflirt 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 jpldiers 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 TEOCHA 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 Ehip into a safe anchorage on Christmas day EAISE NATIVE FRUIT Absence From Plnar del Rio Encourages the Intnrgfcnti KEY WESTPlariTan from Pinar del Bio indicate that Gen eral Weylers withdrawal has encour aged the insurgents greatly An at tack was made on the trocha Monday nightnear the sontharn end and four of forts destroyed the garrisons de upon the appearance of the in eurgents in force At one attack the big dynamite gun was used and its first Hhut threw the inlu 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 edvices state that Qaintiu Bandera the guerilla insurgent leader is bush whacking near that city and that he defeated a column commanded by Gen eral Lnque 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 plei at Home ST PAUL Jan M Gideon of Excelsior Minn who held the po sition of superintendent of the state ex perimental 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 bill 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 WJLL FAIL Loadoa Times His to Europe Is a Uopelcm 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 siverites The failure of his mission is certain Congressman Johnson Scores Mayor and Editor Hearst For Their Opposition Opposition to the Pacific Railroad Fnnrlinp Mr Cooper of Wisconsin Also Takes a Hand in tlie Debate WASHIXQTOS Jan house resumed the debate on tho Pacific Tail road funding bill immediately after the reading of the journal and contin nil dny A vote will course of his speech in favor of the bill made a sensationalattack 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 bill if he dared to express his hon est sentiments Mr Cooper Rep Wis whofol lowed Mr Johnson characterized the attack on Mr Hearst as the most disgraceful attack in the legisla 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 bill WILL PASS THE SENATE Little Opposition There to an Interna tional Silver Conference WASHINGTON Jan Senator Chan dler has practically made a cauvassfof the senate on the proposition for an in ternational conference on silver and concludes that there will be no opposi tion worth the name Still the bill will not be introduced in the senate until it is accepted by the Republican caucus as the committee was in strneted to to the caucus It is understood that the Eepublican caucus to formally decide upon the bill will be held next week ttat Power of Conrti WASHINGTON Jan bill lim iting the power of judges to punish for DIGGING OUT THE Milwaukee Itoad 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 thehelppf a rotary on this end it dug out by Saturday Trains on the James River division are movmgou time and the yortlnyesternj3welj cleared FIVE CHILDREN DROWNED HETXANDO D MONET accorded every courtesy by General Weyler whom he met at tho palace He went out 20 miles to the ponthwest of Havana where he spent two days He saw no fighting but passed many Spanish soldiers From reliable sources it is learned that Btmao near Havana was burned Sunday night by the insurgents The people of Guanabacoa are leaving that pinco on account of the btifdieiies by the Spanish officers and soldiers kutiy Scott Sentnncnil LOXDOX Jan Selina Saott the motherinlaw of Earl Russell who through counsel pleaded guilty Thnrs day in the Centra criminal court of criminally libellinx his lordship in connection with John Cockorton an engineer and William Aylott a vnlct was sentenced to eight months impris onment without hard labor Corkerton Aylott who also plead guilty re ceived similar jeuteuces Distressing Accident Caused Bjr tlie Late Kloniis 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 managable 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 CotnroUslon Malting VICTORIA BrCr 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 Hcrnld whose editor Mr H H Kholsaat is believed to havo the confidence of Presidentelect MrKinley has nil edi torial 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 bill passed by the senate at the last session has been favorably reported by the house com mittee 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 inSerstate 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 Fejoad 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 wa3 the official one Jt resembled the one in which was kept the rninutesoJLthe 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 rpppived in evidence degpitaAt PRIMATE o ALL ENGLAND of Eotlhroneincnt at NCIT Architiflhop tertiary CANTERBURY Jan 8 The Rt Hon and Most Eer TTrederJck 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 AECrjEIStlOP 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 triarchal throne is said to have been Augustine and 4n4trdup 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 terbury 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 sneccg Eively head master of Ruby bishop of Exeter andrecently bishop of London BRYAN WAS THERE Popular Clamor Aroused by the Clemency of Governor Uphani Will Undoubtedly Resnlt in the Loss of the Executive Prerogative Eoard of Pardons Will Probably Be Instituted in Wis consin MILWAUKEE a result of the popular clamor against tho action of exGovernor Uphani in pardoning a Hie ing the closing days of his administra tion one of the first acts of the legisla ture which meets next weok will be to pass an amendment to tho constitu 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 Icnvoning strength nndhcaltlifuluess Assure the food against alum and nil forms of adulteration coumioa to tho cheap brands ROYAI ItAKINc ZENITH CITY CORRUPTION Spoke at the Jackion Day Bntiqnet 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 etiately at his rightIt 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 requently 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 Tomlinsou of Ala bama GOMEZ PEACE torney Forrests objection Accngeil 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 theManhattan Investment and Construction company carried on an extensive swindle in disposing ni1 land in Westrhester county and othot parts cf Greater New York corjrlJi DUIVJH the Truito ATLANTA Ga Jan The Journal makes the announcement that every trust operating in the state of Georpia has surtuniLcd to the Calvin antitrut law enacted by the recent pocral us teirbly Cpanlth 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 commanderinchief 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 eoine 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 iusur AXAMOPA la Jan 8 Ono of thc sfroiipcst fiiiaiicliil in tlvs part of the country has been organist 11 this thtSdioonover house merged into the First Na tional bank Ncvrn From Itechit CATE Tows Jan 8 news br ing rocpivfcd from Beohuanaliind is of most serious description The trato and scttlerg at Knrumau have gone into laapor and 700 natives of thut vicinity nre rniding farms lifting cattip and committing other Des to Build DES AioiXES la Jan city has decided to expend for new waterworks The water company refused an offer of SSOOOQO for its worlcp so the city will luild Engi neers have been employed to locato the new plant and draw plans and speci fications lor mains and pipe Tho Bum buy ajjiie BOMBAY Jan Times of India says tnnt owing to tho exodus on account of the plague tlio population of Bombay has been reduced onchaif The weekly mortality is vOO per JOOO and more shops are elosed than open in the native ruartpr They Are Sent to Rutlnnil I1U to Qnell Mining lilitiirbanre OTTAWA 111 Jan Yockey left forTRutland 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 miiiers at Emerson Hakes shaft threatened to raze the buildinga The telegram to Sheriff Yockey was to tho effect that between 200 and 300 Italians and Austrains wero parading tho streets and threatening to loot Hakes store and burn the shaft Catue of the Trouble Thetroublo grew out of a break in thescales which weighed 4iiO 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 Wennona and Miuonk Grand Jury Instructed to Make n Com Invest callnri DULUTH Jan Moor charged the grand jury of tho January term of court and created a sensation 3e 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 thoj pTpnurl 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 tirno and has many of tho Ehrowdest business men of the city1 among the number Tho chargo ha3 created considerable talk but it does not seem to havo disturbed tho cqua HALF MILLION INVOLVED fV Central Knllroail Attempts ta Got Certain Lands Iu WUcojifin ASHLAND Wis Jan suits involving pane being argued in the circuit court Thaj Central Railroad company was decided by the supremo court ruling to be tha owner of a quantity landiu 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 settiervlOO in number bnt tfiey nave ADDS FOUR TO HIS South Cnrolna Negro Outlaw Commit Harder MAYESVILLE S C Jan Cooper the negro outlaw who shot and killed another negro and wounded sev eral others at MagHoliaafew dnys 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 proached on hearing the noise and left the ase sticking in the negros head COUNTERFEITER CONFESSED years havo valuable improYafiients i refuse to go They have an iu junction ret training the Central com4 panyfrom cutting pine and the Cenj trals attorneys are trying to injunctions j j Thren Not A PIrata WASHINGTON Jan report bus beeu current that tho intended to prosecute the alleged fili buster the Three Friendsand liar officers on a charge of piracy It isi understood now that it wtis found the weight of authorities on international law as applied to this country wasf largely against this theory and thftfe nol action could be bronght BRIEF BITS OF NEWS Much damage hits been done to crops by unseasonable weather General Joseph Cuban io enrgcnt 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 langcr a half Lreed Indian cauiu here during the day from Elgin Kan nnd announced that he would imme diately bring suit to recover 4J urres of land in the neart of Kansas City now worth between uud 000000 on Kollcf CALCUTTA Jan is officially announced that 1250000 persons ari engaged in tho relief works and it added that number wttl probably reach 8000000 dariug the coming week Alfred Deveroaux Making Mousy Hy tlie i hotogrnphlc DETROIT Mich Jan Alfred Devereauxtlie photographercounter feiter who was arrested by United States secret service officers has con fessed his crimes to United States Dis trtcT AtiorueyWhitniMii and Hie tectives He also gave information upon which a number of other arrests are sure to follow The officers refuse to give DevereauxV 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 Yorkpy and deputies have arrived at Rutland Their appearance set the striking eosl 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 Liihiir Abtilhlicd Sixo Sixo N Y Jan On the first of the month convict labor was abolished in all tho prisons of this state and Frederick Hoffman a priy oner here while depressed from lack cf empioyirciit threw himself from ft gai lery when1 he was taking exercise to the Iloor fcet below Hoffiinm told i Warden Saije Thursday night that he feared his mind would give way unless lie hnrt Feme work to do Ho vas a printer G The Bankers Exchange bank of niapolis which closed Dec 80 haarii opened for business The natural gas plant owned by Tif ffn OrTaas been i local capitalists for Vico President Stevenson on the of his tflrmf 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 conrtmartialod on charges of neglect of duty A dispatch from don Times says it is reported that thd deryishesJiave attacked Askaris in Italian territory Simon Cooper who killed afamily at five persons near Lynchburp S C after keeping a somo time was finally killed by a shot The number of steerage passengerd lauded at Ellis island during tho year was ko8350 There were cubin passengers landed at the port ot Kew York dnrins the same period Will Dcmuntl CAFF TOWN Jan Digger News learns that the indemnity bill to bo presented by the Transvaal govern ment for tho Jameton raid has been nearly completed nad it will be iOoo UOO The exact tigurc however is nois known AsmAXn Wis Jan B Staples asseiTiblymnnelcrt for Biiyliold and counties was arrested during the afternoon at hie homo iti Iron River charged with funds chuuinun of the town MiDlitir WI11U Inip CO Jim 8 ship Coptic arrived dnriiijf the day from Honjr Konff and Honomlu 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 Branthf Condensed Milk e Health a littlo Vxok of I 1 prone vuluo that is sent Fuuiion appli cation i N Y Condenwd Milk Co n Ho4m Street Sew York ;