Eau Claire Leader, April 16, 1897

Eau Claire Leader

April 16, 1897

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Eau Claire Leader (Newspaper) - April 16, 1897, Eau Claire, Wisconsin v LEADER EATT CLAIBE WI8 FRIDAY MOBNING APRIL 16 1897 BIGHT PAGES CLOTHING HAT3 EASTER Isnt Easter to the average boy without new clothes It is one of the times they all like to be dressed up OurSpring Stock is beyond comparison its the largest and choicest in this city Boys short and pants suits in mixed and plaid chevoits black filne anJ grey worsted clays honest well tailored perfect fitting garments they can not be equaled in this city Short Pants Suits and up Long Pants Suits and up A watch given away with eveiy purchase THE STAR CLOTHING CO SHOES FURNISHING HOLMiN DYING DENIED THK1R PETITION The Indiana Congressman Crit ically 111 at His Home in Washington Bad Fall From Which HP Will Hardly RproveivHis Long Public Service MlnneiintH Ionrd of AtTttMIMbin Funeral of Senator Voorlieps at Terre Haute All Do Him WASHINGTON April Congress man Holman of Indiana is lyintr criti cally ill at his home in this city and small hopes of his recovery are enter tained Mr Holman had a bad fati W S HOLMAV about ten days ago and his present condition is the result of the He has been in frail health for months and was in poor shape to withstand a serious physical injury He is under the influence of opiates at the present time Mr Holman is 75 years old and is serving his 16th term in congress the longest house career of any man who aver sat in the lowei branch of congress ALL DID HIM HONOR at ST PAIL question whether Indian arc subject to tho state game laws is becoming more plicated and ir is nkvly that the court will be called on to settle the matter The board of pardons denied the ap plication for pardoi of the two Indians McCarthy and Porter who are serving a CO day sentence in the Cariton county jail for having venison in their possess ion while off the reservation In deny ing the application the board expresses the opinion that the game laws of fhci state apply to red men as well as white regardless of the Indians rights unde their treaties United States District Attornej Stringer however is prepared to hijrgrtjtin d he opinion of the board of pardons as final and will at once report the situa tion to the attorney general of tho United States and await instructions as to the course he is to pursue COPPER NEAR TACOMA New 31 in en Have Been Bonded For Larce KutJuit Begun TACOMA Wash April pected less than a year ago develop ment work only just commenced the world at large knowing nothing of its value or its location until about two weeks ago aud now bonded for 000 to a Denver syndicate is the record of the opening of the copper properties of the Marshall district in Pierce county 30 miles south of Tacouia The bonding of the claims is the result of a favorabe report made by two cop per experts from the copper regions Four claims nearby have been bonded for to San Francisco men who are now en route here Deveopment work on a large scale is to be commenced at once Prospectorare fiockng into the new NO TRUTH IN IT NorMiu oil niani vr A ppointrd Iowa Sydney C J i aisui Hardy L Brether lin yuneral of ExSenator Voorhees Held Hante TERRE HAUTE Ind April funeral of exSenator Daniel W Voor hees took pface frrn St Stephens Episcopal church RevIohn E Sulger the rector officiating This was the church in which he was confirmed a number of years ago and which ho at tended when here During the two days the remains have been here the funeral having been delayed awaiting the arrival of the son from Spokane Wash they have lain in state in the parlors of the Haute House which he has made his home since he broke up housekeeping a number of i TCirrs TtgrrSrrentns of pcoTthrhnvc passed through the flowerembowered room and looked upon tho face of their dead friend All classes and condi tions of people hare been represented and their toarful eyes have told tho story of tho universal sorrow During the afternoon all places of business in the central part of the city were closed The public and private schools were dismissed aud the whole town united in doing honor to tho memory of its dsstinguibhcd son Irvin S Catlin vilie Uenry Kemtcr JVHiam John P Aiutison Warren Peter Olson Hire Lake W Hoyt Chey enne J M AlcAvov Lander Will Sue for SOOOOOO IxDiAVAious April In the dis trict court Attorney Ceneral Kefham riled u petition asking permission to sue lie receiver 01 the Vtindaha road in the local courts for the alleged to be clue the state school fund from the ronri Tile last legislature authorized such a suit Judge Woods will hear argument April 21 Encampment Ioslponed PKIXCKTOX Minn April The lath annual encampment of the Min nesota Division Sons of Veterans which was to occur here June S i 10 and 11 has been postponed a week The change was made to accommodate teachers and pupils in public schools SAN April Among the passengers on the steamer Australia from Honolulu was William A Km ney who has been appointed special commissioner to Waiiington lib principal duty will be to look after the reciprocity treaty and ie will endouvoi to secure A renewal of the same Thft Mlnnmotn WASRCV Minn April The Wa sera Chautauqna this year will open July J and close the H Eeport That Greek Have Been Driven Out of Turkey Denied A Few Have Eecrossed the Fron tier but the Main Body Still Advancing And Raising the Agrinst the Rale of Sultan LARISSA April Is notrnth in the Turkish reports that the have been driven out oi Macedonia It is true that a few of the irregulars who formed part of the expeditionary force have returned to Greek territory but these are men who for some reason have been unable to keep up with the main bodyof the Greeks and consequently they have retreated across the frontier The main body of the irregulars is continuing its successful operations against the Turks and raising the Macedonians against the rule of the sultan of Klpnrl Confirmed The report of the capture of Kipnri north of Baltino by the Greeks is confirmed aud in addition the main forces of the irregulars of the expedi tionary forces have advanced as far as Pigavitza where there is ah important bridge across a mountain torrent From that point Chief Davelis who is direct ing the operations has sent a xnent consisting of the Italians under Colonel Cipriani the well known So cialist leader to the left of Pigavitza with instructions to attack Zlovof another town occupying and important jtrategic position The Italians ac complished their task in due time with considerable skill They are now at Zlovof and placing it in a position to withstand aii attack from the Turks Simultaneously with ordering the movement againstZlovof Chief Dave1 lis sent another body of irregulars to the right from Pigavitza under orders to invest and capture Sitovon another town occupying a strategic position of importance This movement was also successfully carried out the Graeks killing seven Turks and capturing five Turkish prisoners during the assault which was brilliantly conducted aud brought to an end by tho blowing up of the Turkish block house with dy Drove Turku From Place to Place After the capture of Zlovof the Greek irregular force operating m that direction continued its advance so tar as Kritudes Blisia and Kourduzi The Greeks have been instructed to hod the latter place at all costs as it com mands the right approach to Grevena which is held by a strong Turkish force infantry cavalry and artillery and which is the objective point of the Greek expedition At Kritodes Plisia and heavy fighting occurred between the Greeks and Turks before the places mentioned were captured but the in vading irregulars of Greece proved themselves more than a match for the trained Turkish troops aud drove tin latter before them from place to place Carried Villages byAuault Another columiToTTjFreek irregulars started for Macedonia from Zarkos half way between Larissa and Tnkhala Shortly after crossing the frontier the Greeks were confronted by strong forces of Turkish regular troops sta tioned in weil defended positions in the villages of Auakourra and Munakrrarni Sharp fighting followed at both place but m spite of the stubborn defense n the luiKs the GrecKs carred boil vii lages hy assault ine from Gioutherokar Tins route n Gr ek territory is being piae i m stale of defense and is now rejaniii titinn sate tile nature or the coi Mi inukiii it almot impobe u Turkish to advance tne face of th tlu irriiiularN uui OH i romniunication the in forces ar Larsa and Tnkliaia i Is lti evid to have iiecit the pljin of ti Turksh coommamlers I he Mareiin frontier oppos tc shape into Creek territory Greek positions u Tyrnavo and Lai nn us left and and Irikri tui ts rignt ms tormefl a sort of entering wedge through the middle of the Greek forces by way of the Mace donia villages capture by the Greek irregulars and Zarkoe in Thes from which point the expedition started iato Macedonia It will there fore be seen that the Greeks have achieved another success in occupying strategic positions by means of the irregnlars within Turkish territory Before War Formally Been Declared The Greek irregnlars now hold all of the four roads leading from the Thes salonuiu frontier in the direction of Grevena which may be looked upon H the Turkish center Another fea ture of the operations which looks favorable to the Greeks is in the fact that according to reports received here from the leaders of the irregular forces at least 1000 mountaineers of the conn try traversed by the Greeks have joined the irregular forces and it is further stated the Albanians are deserting from the Turkish forces near Mt Olypipna and escaping into Thesealy and are joining the Greek forces The whole campaign was well con ceived and has been executed with t08T MANY TROOPS Evidently Doing Great Execu tion In Macedonian Territory LONDON April special dis patch from Constantinople says that in the last encounter between the Greek Irregulars and the Turkish regular troops the latter lost J10 killed and wounded Thedispmlch adds that Kdhera Pasha the Turkish commandermchief has telegraphed to the Turkish authorities at Constantinople that unless he w or dered to cross the frontier and take up a position on the plains of his position will be untenable owing to the constant attacks of the jreek insurgents who have entered the Turk ish lines by stealth and also in conse quence of the excitement among the troops especially the Albanians The Turkish ministers it is further an nounced have informed the sultan that war should bo declared against Greece The srfltan who objects to war has not yet replied to this recom mendation of his ministers Fired on Anilriati CANKA April torpedc boats were fired on by thu insurgents near Kissamo while chasing Greek blockade runners There has been sharp fighting around Candia between the Turksaud insurgents Flocking Intn LAKISSA April 15 The inhabitant the villages of this vicinity aro flock ing into town with their belongings fearing the outbreak ofwar KKfOlTEU BY SPALUINtt WORKED IN VAIfi Little Hope That the tabor to Save East Omaha Will Avail Rise in the River and North Wind Likely to Compiere the Cut Oil and Turned Over to Inivrmty CHICAGO April 15 Charles W SpaldinirT the Globe Savings bank aud extreasurer of the University of Illinois hat made a vol untary assignment to tho university trustees of realty and bonds securities approximating Some of the bonds conveyed to them are now in the hands of Receiver Le man of the Globe Savings bank and a desperate tight will be waged by thy depositors of the bank to prevent them going to the university Criminal proceedings are not to be brought against the former treasurer by the trustees unless they cannot be indemnified for the money and bonds used by SpaJding Suits are to be be gun against the First National bank the Northwestern National bank and the Metropolitan National bank to re cover of bonds hypothecated or gold to tllfse institutions by Spald iug personally or through brokers o to Invoticitto Ills April state senate has adopted a resolution providing for tho appointment of a spe cial committee of fiveteinvestigate expanse uf stretched away misappropriation of the funds of the University of Illinois by exTreasurer Spaldiug VIEVVKD WITH REGRET Awardeo Highest CREAM BAKING POWER MOST PERFECT MADE A pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder Ftet rom Ammonia Alum or any other adulterant 40 YEARS THE STANDARD Faculty of the Miohtenn University Sorry to Lose I rrnlilent Ancoll ANN AHBOK Mich April appointment of President Angell min ister to Turkey is viewed with regret by members of the university faculty and the board of regents for it means that tho doctor has signified his will ingness to accept tho commission It is thought by those in a position to know that President Angell is being sent to Turkey to straighten out tlfe existing complications of the ottoman empire that aro of vital interest to America and that his comm svon i now for one year with p I its being extended the fin j administration The inai will meet on the jinii t I and will vote a leave ot ii doctor who is at present leans with his family XV TuyliT Slofx FALLS Apri Treasurer from the Sntix Kilis ing this day Taylor but si changed in exn ji Slight loss Ol flesll illlll tile flsai ance of his heard Suture WRST SrpiiuoK Apri Portions of the bay where opens slowly are being dynamiti open chanuelK for the passage o sels Twenty More Families Evicted From What Was Considered High Ground OMAHA April Jo A rise of three inches in the river and a strong wind from the north may complete the work commenced early in the week by the Missouri The flooded district i u North and East Omaha is a waste of tumbling yellow waves driven ceaselessly against tbe hastily built dykes that checked their spread The demolition of these dykes will turn the flood loose OM the permanent embankments that hold back Cut Off lake and the cataclysm may be looked for Cut Off lake raised more than a foot during the night It has established communication with the river by the eastern course and is now sending a small stream over what was the upper end of the lake in the time when it was still part of the river The hope is that this will afford a suf ficient outlet to relieve the dykes at the lower end and thus prevent tho ultimate transfer of several thousand acres of Nebraska into Iowa The streaju from this hiko to the river runs west of the Columbia distil lery and east of the C er white lead works It has cut through the ap proach to the East Omaha bridge over the Missouri river The wind is driv ing more of tho river through the breaks into Florence lake than would come through naturally and the course from Florence lake to Cut Uff iako is u raging torrent The house surrounded by water aro still standing but many arc being slowly undermined ind must soon fall There is little change in the situation down town The smelter is still above water and the have their threatened tracks well pro tected Twinty Fiimillpa lviclcl V Twenty more families have lieer driven from their houses in Kasi Omaha by the approaching waters ni Cut OfT lake Tin1 houses stood n what was considered high ground bu aro now surrounded The blir ici Co packors to save which a desperate ht has been mail all week are surrounded by swift run iiing water A steady current has se in through Cut off lake and t IH aidcd by a strong north wml is seed ing an immense voluine of Wiini against the dykes at the lakes lowei end Tho east shore of the lake gradually giving way under the of tho waves This adds to rim menace The lake has risen feet in hours and another foot will enable it to estab lish a juncture with the river over thu east bank All available torce is em ployed hut the efforts seem in vain POWDER Absolutely pure Celebrated for its great leavening strength and healthrolnew Assures the food a gams alum and all forma of adulteration common to ilij cheap ROYAL KAK1KH POWDHR CO YORK NOTHING HUT WATER No Iint in Sight Along Red Kiver lor Miled Foi CiKAXn FORKS N D3 passengers on the Great Northern steamer Grand Forks who haver just returned from a trip 40 miles down the river report a world of water No trouble was experienced in making the trip A little ice was floating but no gorge was encountered until they reached Walshville where they found a solid jam about halt a From the top of the pilot house no land could be discovered in either di rection with u good field glass but a STAMP OUl CHOLERA Agricultural Department Will Try ID That Una WASHISGTOV Apnl agri cultural department hits taken looking to the extermination of hog cholera and as ail initiative sought the cooperation of tho states of Tennessee and Iowa in nn experiment to determine how economically the malady which is devastating swina interests can bo stumped out It isi one of tho lirst questions taken up by Secretury Wilson and he has sont for mal letters to tins governors of tho two states mimed aslant their assistance If they com ply tho department soon will send representatives of the liureau of animal industry Io one or two coun ties which tin governors have been asked to designate us particularly sub ject to an outbreak and the result of the investigation would be imme diately reported here if those states do not agree to cioperate others wera asked so that a satisfactory experiment can bn made Tho outcome is expected to be a system economical in its opera tion for stamping out tint disease in the states cooperating and the keep ing of such territory clean from out breaks of typo AN tho internstn of the states as well as of the national government ain involved in saving the hogs the result of tho test is expected if satisfactory to ie followed by a general extension of tho system KANSAS CITY HCDRCllKD An Attempt MnU to Sliut n General ri4t Ion KANSAS CITY April 15 Kansas City seems to have been at the mercy of a band of incendiaries Between oclock last night and oclock morning Kevon ires broke out in the very business center of the city At least four and all of thoso jyere of incendiary origin While tho majority of the Diazes were extin guished in their incipiency two of hum resulted in heavy damages The big 5story Scurritt blockj on Walnut street near Ninth was destroyed en tailing a loss of and from this structure tho flames spread to uu ad joining structure on Alain street where damage resulted While this fire was raging other tires were started in various parts of the city POLICY OP POPULISTS They Will Force the to Maintain a Quorum WASHINGTON list members of the house have de cided to undertake the policy of forc ing the Republicans to keep a quorum in the city Without u quorum to carry motions to adjourn for three days it will be necessary for tho house to meet every duy Representativo that Pnpnliats had expected the Democrats as the largest minority party to insist upon a quo rum but as tho Democrats ar4 divided policy the Populists will bothto the east airi west as far as opposing the majority eye could Soundings at various points showed that the water is from three to five feet deep over the usually dry prairies Scores of families were found livin in the second stories of their house and in many cases in the upper part of their hams But i more contented lot of pooplo could not infound say the relief committee Many were almost out of provisions ami their temporary needs wen supplied They were con tent to remain where they wore until the tlund sul sided SMTAT10N ACITK n ft me NIoiTlr MiMiiiis April I S The river con tinuos to slowly rise at Vicksburg and all points mill and the situation along the Louisiana system of levees is acute The waters anbeing hurled gulfwanl with triiiiminus force and several thousand are working and watch ng night ami day in one grand clVurt i hold tho embankments intact j fvusu tut overflowed Missisi sippi delta an not encouraging Many j well known planters express tlie tcai j that the stream will not recede until June too late to plant this years crop The of relieving the flood snt ferers with ho government funds upI propriated hy congress for that purpose is progressing smoothly In the Sec ond district extending from Memphis to Cairo and from Memphis to Helena tho relief stations have been established and placed in charge of responsible men Speaker Keed is urging Republican members not to leave the city and tho number in the house Wednesday waa unusually largo I x a time when tho house practically is not in session NKW LAWS IS EFFECT The Inillnnapolli ThrepfVnt iiHfie Wtll Crt INDIANAPOLIS April Ihe now laws went into force at midnight by the governors ijief interest here attaches to the ceni striuit car fare The itiyeis Street Railway company gave no instructions to conductor and detiines to eonsidei the law mini i decision is reached us he federal ourt where i test casein undor aigujneiii On a Norm Indiana car a conducioT von man I he cur by he decl iied to pay more Ijii it her haxt say liev piy inlilll ioiiai out ot tiii t hui have i i a heivy Jielialt cenlH liiio IS coiiiit 1 lie her to I he nut put iil Ililtcklfril I April Northwestern iat Week WtS ir Out iitt M lier tin flour liiirieis tin the week be f tiro nulput was UiOi barrels tho week before and Mi Tho marked and Jii iJiiiuth ljls week VMXO m in made flour pretty sick most of last week and prices declined 10 cents or more ;