Eau Claire Weekly Leader, December 2, 1889

Eau Claire Weekly Leader

December 02, 1889

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Eau Claire Weekly Leader (Newspaper) - December 2, 1889, Eau Claire, Wisconsin eekig WHOLE NO 2777 EAT CLAIRE WIS SUNDAY MORNING DECEMBER 2 1839 NO 297 SPECIAL OVERCOAT AT The Star Clothing Dissolution Sale In Chinchillas OissiiiKrs meltons diagonals cork scnwH wdlmiidc mid Iriinmod elsewhere at sold liv us at At the grandest line imaginable in beavers ker seys wide wales ehinehillas not obtainable anywhere else for less Ihan I Madiin cxtni Hficks quilled satin lining or cas IsiiiKn lining a very handsome top eoat good value We now oiler at At made from eelebniiol materials as Montagnaes Klvsians IMIHtavors and tine imported such as oilier dealers sell fur BOYS OVERCOATS Tliihandsomest line ever shownall ill prices from O N K DOL L AJl 1WA K S The STAR CLOTHING CoS McM ASTERS Thursday Nov 28 1889 Everyone is interested in seeing the biggest smallest most singular or best of anything For right along with the idea of a long and comfortrblc ownership we have the best thing in mittens ioiffly cents tlvit can be bought A good medium weightblack well finished all wool mittens at that price is worn most and ours fill the bill A good line of hand coverings all through A Six dollar aHiiooI blanket will now cost you five dolhrs we do this to tempt someone who has almost decided to get along the rest of the winter without that new blanket Mens natural wool hose are as popular as the underwear in that material Our three grades 40c 50c and Ooc need their places on the shelves refilled often Here is something that will please any mother who has to buy stockings for boys Black nilwool Gray allwool A carefully selected lot of goods that is fresh fn in manufacturers contains evcryll ing that is at tractive in our ine for holiday gifts and will be put n our tallies nexi Saturday McMAtsTER SOX Wilnon Block Corner anl DRY WOOD Any juanity of dry wood cheap for cash at the ofluv on Kelscy slTCtuf the rear of Cutters boot and shoe store Cords of dry AVood at the lowest market price Leave your orders ai the Kelscy street ofliee or at A H Stevens ofiice River street or by tclepolie JJ PO SA AH uutivy Americana who rXilrsiro lo know the Patriotic Order Sons of Ainwcf Hhould Hddrosa F HENWKY XJfpfmy 255 WE8T STREET CINCINNAI I 0 Salesmen WANTED to Holicit for onr wolknown Nuinory Good Wflftus every week Iurmaneiit employment Kimrantced Write at once biifore tirritory stolicli nge CHASE BKOB CoChicago ill OtJLVEIR HAVE ADOPTED THE CASH SYSTEM I3ST C 3 lliUerlWtli stll for ash only No more credit no more books Read our price list and be onvinecd allow no one to undersell us The prices below are subject lo market fluctuations not quoted will he sold correspondingly cheap with the prices as below lords delivered re to all of the cit i run i IVacheH per ran t Inline Aprirmrt I Vars t iauge Kgg Iluiii timige ClierruS Standard Peaches Standard IVars Standard i irTMU llatavia Ci irn Itiitaviii Tomatoes latavia IVan Karh Jun Mataviii New 1eas liilada Hcaiw Kataxia Iuinpkii Standard Tomalivs Standard Corn Standard IVan Standard lieans riMi Columbia K Salmon 1 1 ll Columbia Salmon iJ ll Mackerel 0 H Lobster Lobster Hl Sardines I whirled Sardines I onuStir Sardines Muslim Cove Oyster CVe UVHtlTH Ml M Ham Hoof ntii r Iurkisli IruiKs IHT 1L California Prunoj Valomia Uuisins now Musialc Kaisms now IriiviT Uaisins Apricots Poahos IVars UkurUlvrrios Mixiil por Ouciunbor can r ran Oyster lirik 211 Halibut Htuokiil Ilorriiij por IKLV 1S Spear Head por Climax liny 10 Cliooso Ib Kull Crtani Something Uuoil TdlWlTO Adams St a mliud lliind Mado SVKVr AM M Orlouns Ufit Orleans Sorgtuun Drip Syrup Mustard K H Millaa best por 1epper Allspice loves Ciumunon Curry WHOLE SIUK Cloves Cinnamon Allspice Topper K Uesl Irvolored Japan por Ih i HUH ItKvluriHl Japan Kuglish Breakfas YOUIII Hyson 40 hi fit 40 40 50 110 ij 10 13 Mocha Uio tJolden llio Gulden Seal comb Heans por qt Teas spin per lu Teas greon per qL n Best Rico per Ib nOtU SNl MFAI Very llcst por Had HnUorcup Little Hatchet Hxtra Straight Jolfi JJand Queen Heo White IUKSO liuckwheut Ibsi jjor Hack iralicHii 2fi Ibs Rolled Oatmoiil or Ib Pearl llarley SLCARS Pulvoriml for SI Cut Loaf for Jranulatod for tl Cotfee A fur 61 Extra C for fl ISA KIM J Vices ier can Mayic 1J per can UlIVKS Hulk per qt Pint bottles per bottle Quart bottles per bottle Onehalf pint bottles por bottle WASHING IOWUKK 1TTC 1 Ib pkg per pkg Cranberries per Salt per barrel Aston salt per sack i DRY SOAP Ivory Soap per bar White Lib for 25 cents Perfect for 25 ceuts Sweet Home for J5 cents Don D fijr 25 ceuts Ladies Friend Acino wooiuiv 3 Jtoop Pail Hoop Pail Fiber Pail Xorth Queen Washboard Tubs MISCELIANEOL3 No 2 Parlor Broom Xo 2 Plain Broom Mop stick Shoo brush Stovo Brush Tubular Lantern Daisy Oil Can Five Gallon Can 130 120 110 1 lr 100 40 4 4 lllb 1tb 1U lHb 14 b 10 120 c 4brs Gbrs Jbrs 3brs 4bra libra CO IT I1 o lu GOLD SEAL OVERSHOES AND SnagProof Rubber Boots fa aro the Best JAwfe By the GOOD r EAR RUBBER by CULVER ELLISONS at NILS HOLMS CO Dr C M Calvert DENTIST 303 S Bamoi Street Fine Work a Specialty Eau Wis Machine of all kinds at Flem ing Broe Music Hall block The Caaa Drucr Co sail under a new flag Lowest Prices for Caah Go to Joyoe t Floming for your hard or Boft wood 211 S Rtrar ctrMt Prosocnting Attorney in the VonIn Case HelivcriiigHis Aldross to the Jury History of the Crime Followed From Its Inception to Its Discovery and tlie Arrests of the Suspects The Prisoners Uinnerciriillv Seorod mid the Motives for the CJIH limey Made Plain CHICAGO Judge Lmigtn ecker began hin to the jury in the Cronin case He took the inci dents of the meeting Chinna Gael camps it iho reunion Feb 22 and reviewed the remarks made at that meeting by Pat McGnrry tu show that the Clan wenat that time discuss ing in bitter terms of crimination and recrimination thu very facts which Mr Beggs preterded to deny Referring to Pat speech the states attorney said Mcliarry had attacked the trian gle in the name of the ClannuCJael lie had said that the triangle had embezzled the funds of the organization and had betrayed Irishmen lo the prisons of the enemy across the HP had said therewere worse inor than Le Caron yet in thu jrgauization The man who gave LeCaron his credentials was worse than LeCaroii There were rumors of spies in the camp There worse ihan spies The triangle was worse than spies Alexander Sullivans name had not boen mentioned said Judge Long ecker What did Beggs do He arose and attacked McGarry He said it was cowardly to attack Alexander Sullivans name and character in this way Al exander Sullivan has good friends Uero and 1 am one of thorn said the senior guardian Then on March 1 this same senior guardian coming homo from a meeting in company with Dan ClHighlin said There is a spy hero to succeed Ictaron and we have it pretty straight that he is Dr And this was on March 1 TUP evidence showed that the conspiracy began in Camp 20 Feb S when the motion to appoint the secret was made by Dan Cotighlin The stales attorney dwelt for some time showing the motive that actuated the conspirators to commit the crime and told again how the murdered physi cian openly charged liio triangle with misappropriating the funds of the order and for the puriKise of covering the tliuft of the triangl1 claiming thede Jiciiiicy had hoeii expended in danger ous work abroad when on the money had gone no further than the of Iho trianglers and tho dupei who i1 lieen sent abroad had been de livered to tlie English government and wero now languishing in foreign jaili After touching again on tho appoint ment of the secret committee which Senior Hianlian Begga had subsequently infonnnd tho camp would report to him alone tlie stattr attorney read the law of conspiracy and then took up the pur chasing of line furniture and the leasing of the hat at No 117 South Clark struct und of Kunzo heing seen there by tho Witness James The leasing of iheCarlson cottage next claimed the ttontion of the slutes attor ney He then referred to iiav ing helped Burke carry the furniture into the cottage This was too much for Kuuze and before lie could bo stopped he shouted Thats a lie Judge longentcker followed the course of the conspiracy stup by step picking up each thread unravelling it with skill and then wound itabout the Jive suspects bindyig them all together the cottage of thf Carlsons was rented demanded the speaker IVrausc he answered it was known that the Carlsons won1 in thu habit of going 10 bed early wero Pound sleepers not likely to hear what was go in on ami even should they hear they were of unsuspecting natures and would pay no attention to if And how did the murderers know thatNVhotold them Why Patrick OSullivan the next door noighbornf Hie Carlsons He called attention to Cuujililin hav ing denounced Cronin as a North side Catholic who was unworthy of being connected with the Irisii cause and to th detective seeking the services of Major Sampson to do up the doctor I And then the counsel for t IIP defense sought to throw discredit on sueli evi dcnce hv revealing ihe criminal charac ter of Sampson Deferring to the charge that men expos ing the secrets of the order being trai tors Judge Longenecker declaredwitli a burst of eloquence Tlie best patriots of the Irish cause today an those who came here got rm the sUunl ami told the whole truth With this the states attorney asked permission to postpone Ihe closing of his speech Tho court granted his request and adjourned Wanted to 15c Hiinjrrd Inmniliiitolv KALKIOH N C Nov Banks colored was hanged at Elizabeth City in the presence of about 200 peo ple of whom only two wore negroes Banks made io confession When asked if he had anything to say lie replied No 1 want it over as soon as possible Company K First regiment formed a military guard Banks fell eight feet and died without a struggle The crime for which Io was hanged was an atro cious assault oil Floiencc Swain aged 15 in July Onrt Mori Fnjurcil NEW ORLEANS Nov Fenaud the French athlete was se riously wounded here in diving from a tower 150 feet into a net While in the air he tried to turn a somersault aud land on his shoulders in the net but he struck on his back and injured his spinfe in such a manner as to cause complete paralysis of the lower limbs He was at once removed to his lodgings and was attended by physicians who decline to forecast die result of hie injuries on the Xew Railway ST Louis Mo Nov Missouri Pacific company has closed a contract for the construction of 100 miles of rail way from Deermott Ark on the Little Rock Mississippi and Texas railway a branch of the iron Mountain to Monroe La Work will be begun at once This will give the Iron Mountain a southeastern connection lu tlie iiivestisrarionDy tne select com mittee on the transportation of livestock into the methods of the alleged baof combine Mr P D Armour the mil lionaire pork packer of Chicago deaied complicity iTi any dressed beef combine and lield that the decline in the price of beef prxiucto was due to over market ing A bill has bcen drafted by the Belgian minister of justice the object of which is to deprive unworthy parents of the guar dianship of tieir cnildren to educate abandoned and depraved children increase the severity of thepi for demoralizing children is for the purpose of curtailing prostitution MORMONISM IN CANADA Dominion Disposed to Nip aThretit eijed Kvil in Uie Cositract lnir OTTAWA The Ottawa Jour nal which supports the government of Sir John Macdonald says It looks as though there would be a large Mormon immigration into the Can adian Northwest it is checked by hostile legislation The colony near Aiclxjod has pros pered it has been visited by delegates sent from Salt Lake City to report and arrange for emigration to British terri tory and there is little doubt that the result will bo a rapid growth of Mormon settlements within the prairie territories of the Dominion Unless the threatened mischief is nipped in the bud Canada is destined at no very distant period to witness a repe tition within her borders of the horrors the United States have had to contend with in Utah The press and public nicil of Cauada may as well make up their minds before the next session of parlia ment upon what terms Mormon immi gration into this country is to be allowed if at Vour correspondent has been informed that the dominion government have de tectives about the Mormon colony near Lpis creek investigating the marital re lations of a few suspected persons and keeping in close surveillance H number of recent arrivals who have given en dorsement to the views held by Mr Sten hotise regarding polygamy Representations have been made to the dominion government that tho collector of customs at Port Huron will not per mit Canadian musicians to till engage ments on the American side of the St Chi ir river A Mr llamil a Sarnia mu sician was threatened with arrest if he again ventured across the river to fill an engagement A Mr Phillip has also re coived warning that he must uo longer teach the Maccabees Musical association at Port Huron The relations between these two places have always been of the most friendly diameter and the action of ihe collector if customs in Port Huron in regard to the Canadian musicians is considered u great hardship Huron musicians are allowed to till engagements in Sarnia and surrounding towns without tun dranee and workmen and workwomen can reside in Pert Ihiron and work i Karniiion the same fueling LABORERS MAY UNITE Tivn the Stronguiit Talk olCumliiiilnKA War or ST bns Mo Nov President Fvan of the Farmers and Labor ers luiijii of America which is to huld a cdii vent inn hero ncvt week has arrived in tin city Mr Jones said ifwn not unlikely that an alliance would lu formed with the Knights of Labor a llic objects of the two were practically the same He had m official kuowfedge that the kuights would send a committee to the conven tion The farmers and laborers propose to make war on trusts monopolies and syndicates that control large tracts of land BRAZIL STRIKES OFF Will Hi Work leRKltiR Uus Delcutod BRAZIL lud Nov HO The strike of the Indiana block coal miners 2000 strong was voted off at a mays meeting here The strike was begun May 1 against a reduction from 8r to 70 cents The strike went to pieces from desertions of blacklegging Tne mines are running but orders are scarce and no all tlie strikers can got work THE BIG PROPELLOR LOST HuiUon With 11 CurRfi lit a Million SuUl to Have IJceu RICFN BAY Wis lc Humors have readied hero that the propeller Hudson has been lost in tho storm on the lake She had a cargo valued at Minor Iiiko Disasters CHICAGO Nov The propeller Al bany has returned to this port after a desperate struggle with Lake Michigan which lasted over fortysix hours Tlie Albany cleared from here Wednesday fur Bullalo with a cargo of general mer chandise She battled successfully with thu terrific headwind and sea until oft Point au Sable when a heavy sea broke over her smashing her forward cabin into kindling wood The wheel was thus left without adequate support but braces were put in and the steamer turned her nose back for Chicago The schooner Blake loaded with lumber is ashore thirtv miles east of Mission Point The schooner Mead which arrived hare Fri lav lost her deck load of lumber olf Racine Iirst Hoiil fir u AVeelc CKAND HAVEN Mich Nov The weather continues cold and stormy The steamer Eoanoke has arrived the first boat from Milwaukee since lust Monday The steamer Wisconsin and F M No 2 sheltered here for tho last three duvs got away Thursday night The former when fifteen miles out ran back and remained in port until Friday night The steam barge Johnson and a schooner sought shelter here CnsoUixin llumcK ALUAVY N Y Nov The Dela van Gasoline works on Montgommery street were destroyed by tire The five story building of Jacob Leonard Son paper manufacturers adjoining on Broadway was completely gutted The next building to go was the fourstory structure on the ground floor of which D Cases stock of undertakers supplies was stored The three stories above were occupied by a number of families all of whom escaped A number of barns and sheds in the rear of Ihe burned buildings were destroyed Thy loss is estimated to be at least 575000 Bml Flru ut Mo nil I Ayr MOUNT AYR Iowa Nov Fire here caused a loss of about The principal buildings destroyed were the Ellis House Ingham Sons store Todd Gray grocers and four buildings be longing to A A Huggins The insur ance is about half Alarming Prevalence of Diphtheria BraLiNGTON Iowa Nov Diph theria to an alarming extent prevails in this city and the country adjacent There have been several deaths this week and many children are down with the dis ease Precautions are being taken to prevent the spread of the infection Nine Killed in the Cyclone COLUMBIA 3 C Nov According to the latest estimates nine persons were killed and twenty or thirty injured by the cyclone in Beaufort county Another Meat Law Sat Down On TOPESA Kas Nov 30 Judge Brewer of the United States circuit court has decided that the Topeka meat inspection ordinance was invalid This ordinance provided that all meat offered for in the Topeka markets should be inspected on foot and slaughtered vithin one mile of the city limits It was designed to shut out Kansas City Omaha and Chicago dressed beef Excellent Progress lias Hoca Made by the Kmrineersin the First Fivci Mouths Poundtttiou Laid for the Future Me tropolis of Central America and Iho Harbor 1 Jesuit Railway and Telegraph lines Rivers Made anal Proper Coii YUIIK Nov from Managua Nicaragua under date of Nov 4 says The canal commissioners of he Nicar aguan government Don Jose Antonio roman president and Engineer Don Maximilian Sonnesburg accompanied by Chief Engineer A U Menocal of the Nicaragua Canal company and a party of Nicaraguan nobilities arrived here today for the purpose of conferring with President Sacasa in regard to cer tain minor details regarding the Ameri can canal and to exchange congratula tions upon the oftieial opening of the work on Oct 52 last The commissioners il is understood will also make a report upon the amount of work done by ihe Nicaragua Canal company since ihe landing of the con struction party on June last which will show that in rive months after land ing practically roofless and hampered in their operations by the trying tropical rainy weather ibis country the Americans have succeeded in building up thfi foundations of a town which will be called America have landed material for and have commenced the construction of a twelvemile aqueduct laid mile or more f bnwd guagc rail road placed thirtylive miles of tele graph in operation cleared the San Juan Juanillo anil silico rivers of snags file which obstructed navigation have built twenty or more permanent camps landed all the pile drivers and piles for the breakwater cleared the tirst part of the route of the canal organized a poifcct supply and transportation ser vice v hospital services and an ambu laniv corps perfected the sanitary ar rangements sy that there is only u smali piTcentagi of sickness and linally have done everything possible to win the good will of Nicaragua and show the world what American push and intelligence can do under the most difficult ihviiiu stances Shortly after the presentation of the report of the Nicaraguan government canal commissioners the commission and Chief Engineer Menocal will be re ceived by President Sacasa and his cabi net The canal party lef San Juan del Norte Greytown on V 29 and on their way up the San river stopped at several of the m camps bor dering that stream Tlie Americans of the party who in cluded several bidders for contracts along the line of the canalwere delighted with the majesjic beauty of the Sun Juan river ami the imposing expanse of fresh water over 100 miles long and from 60 to 80 miles wide which forms the bosom of Lake Nicaragua In the south western portion of the lake are two gigantic inactive volcanoes both over 5000 feet high and growing upon their slopes the finest fruit tobacco and coffee produced in Central America The San Juan rivor runs from to ninety feet in depth the greater dejitli being at Aguas Morten ijonr Ochini and the shallowest portions at the Machuca Castillo aiid Toro rapids where ever the steamers easily sail up tho rapids The latter will disappear as the water of the lake and river are raised by the Ochoa and other dams and it is good to boar in mind that when the lake steamer Victoria having on board the American canal party hud crossed the lake and the members had seon the canal location which after passing through the lake will cut through the Pacific side of the coast an air line of only eleven miles of land river swamp und basin separated the American en gineers from the Pacific ocean St roiiU loin Ihellrolhcrliood ST LoviS Nov story is in cir culation that the St Louis baseball team will change hands and this city will go into the brotherhood Von DerAhe will sell out or transfer his interest or at least a controlling interest and the Players league circuit will be increased to ten clubs St Louis will furnish a line park and has already under contract a nucleus for a strong team The men now under contract are Chamberlain McCarthy Gettingar Fuller Darrah and Roseman President Stern of the Cin cinnati team came here to sign Holli day the crack centerfielder Holliday named the figures the brotlierhood had offered him and gave Stern a day to ac cept or reject them TUlfl Is Ueunltc ST Louis Mo Nov has been definitely ascertained that Von Der Abe has offered a controlling interest in the Brown Stockings association to a wealthy local syndicate which will or ganize a strong club and take it into the brotherhood Bought New Orleans Brewerlex NEVOULEANS Nov British bijer trust has finally completed its ne gotiations for the purchase of New Or leans breweries and by the end of the current year the affairs of these estab lishments will have been formally trans ferred to the control of the syndicate Tlie prices offered are said to aggregate 83500000 Jefternon Duvla1 Condition Critical NEW ORLEANS Nov Davis condition has again become se rious more serious than it has been at any time during his present illness The members of his family still cling to the hope that his wonderful vitality and re cuperative powers will pull him through DlptherU In Holland Midi HOIXAND Mich Nov is again on the increase here and no less than twenty caws are reported to exist A loot two children by the dis ease and two more are down withit DonMtyft Stock at Mortf Sale Nov entire herd of cattle nearly fifteen hundred head be longing to exSenator Dorsey in North ern New Mexico are advertised to be sold at mortgage sale at Clayton N M Dec 2 to satiify a promissory note given to George R Swallow for together with interest amounting to 800 and the cost and expenses of sale Secretary Blaine u much better He it still confined io bis bed but expects to bave during tne day and to be at the state department His attack of lum at times acutely severe but its not so lone M CORN TAKES A BIG JUMP The for Xorembcr From 33 11 to tU In a FCTV CHICAOO Nov of those sud den rnd totally unexpected manipula tions which are the chief peril of he commission men has developed in corn The November option which has only a few more hours of life opened in tho morning at 33 l2c and inside of an hour sold at 60c an advance of 2fi l2c bushel Tho close was nominally at 55c But in fact the shorts wore bidding COc in sottloiueut The circumstance which created fhe most gossip on the floor was that Hutchinson the great manipulate and comerer of the trade is undoubted ly this time hoisted by his own petard It is said ou good authority that the old gen tleman is short J50000 bushels at about i3c Another circumstance about the deal which greatly pleases the trade is that John Cudahy u popular trader who was caught and squeezed by Hutchiusou in the wheat corner of 1888 is the man behind the present manipula tion and is having the pleasureof putting the tortures to his old enemy This corner is remarkable for The Socreiy und Skill with which it has been engineered It is plain that it has been on fora month There WHS a little comment ex cited on Wednesday by the operations of Boyden Co but at the opening Friday morning even there was very little ap prehension the no very general anxiety Tho whole thing developed in an instant Short had come down in a comfortable frame of mind and not at all disturbed by the prosnicis Within thirty minutes of the opening however they discovered that there was no corn for sale Hoyden Co kept bidding ahead of everybody and gobbling up all the offerings Ihitchison was Oinof Fivst to nkc Aimin He went into tliu cash lot crowd and tried to get thu1 current receipts Hoy den Co and Norton Worthingtoti were there however to compete with him Finally seeing thai it was useless to try to rover the pit Hutchinson evi dently for the purpose of getting all tho corn in here possible in timo to cover bid il cents fur cash This bid of course was telegraphed to points withing reiichiiig distance of Chicago and had the effect of thou sands of corn shippers and corn cribbers It remains to be seen hw much cash corn cm hihurried into ihis market on about twenty hours notic m ciileli an extraordinary price ONLY TEMPORARY INFLUENCE TliL Uosluii ami lynn Will Not IVi MiimintU Uirjtresn Triule Nuw YORK Nov i Dun A Corf weekly review of trade says Tho heavy lires with aggregate losses esti mated at or more may have an influence upon several branches of trade which cannot yet be estimated Prior to tin Boston tiro the boot and shoe trade there had been quite para lyzed by the fire at Lynn and as to the leathertrade little advance was antici pated while hero it was expected by many that temporary withdrawal of de mand would cause some fall in leather The Boston fire of Thursday destroyed heary stocks of goods aud will doubtless affect the deiiumd Hobuilding in both cities will create a sudden demand for materials and labor Heavy concurrent losses may shake some insurance com panies but the general prosperity and the large accumulation of available capi tal will probably render the influence of these disasters comparatively narrow and brief In other respects the situa tion is quite as encouraging as it has been for some weeks pant the volume of business is unsurpassed and the pressure in money markets though not ended here has seemed to be abating elsewhere The reports from other cities are without exception favorable on the whole Western cities without exception find trade good though grain is moving slow Iv at Milwaukee and mild weather af fects sales of winter clothing and other S11J1 lies duite generally T iere been no important change in the 1manccs but the merchandise ex ports though small for the week ending Tuesday have been nearly 8 per larger than last year 1or tfie month fioni New York The value of exports in October was riot only greater than in any previous October but has never been ex ceeded in any month except slightly in one December Ib79 Tlie business failures during the week number for tlie United States 210 and for Canada 39 or u total of 249 as com pared with a total of of last week For the corresponding week of last year the llgures were 201 failures in thu United States and 31 in Cauada Women Implicated In Train Robbery NEW ORLEANS Nov has been received from Ardmure I T of the arrest of two women charged with being implicated in the recent train robbery Oue of them is the wife of one of the suspected men arid the other the mistress of the other supposed rob ber Articles of jewelry taken from the express car were found in their posses sion An officer overhead the women discussing the robbery und from information gleaned arrested the two men suspected of the robbery Her Drove Her to Suicldts SEATTLE WashNov Paul Rothenbentel committed suicide here by taking strychnine She left letters charging that her husband by going with another woman diwe her to take her own life She further alleges that her husband set fire to helodging house in Salem Ore to obtain insurance money and repeated that crime at Spo kane Falls a year ago last August Nltro On tho Truck CHICAGO Nov Times special from Ottawa Ills says a laborer found a nitro glycerine bomb attached to one of the rails on the Rock Island railroad near this city Thursday morning An attempt was made two weeks ago to wreck a train near that place by placing a tie across the track Detectives are working on the case Not Bidding For Sullivan SAN FRANCISCO Nov Fuldt of the California Athletic club the club not yet offered one cent for Sullivan and Jacluon to fight As for the story that a purse had been put over which Sullivan went into such in Boston Mr Fulda characterizes it as ridiculous non sense NEWS BREVITIES The New York worlds fair guaranty fund now to It ie stated that Maj Wiwmann will be sent on an expedition to Usambara Africa to arrange matters in that terri tory The French during the six months of the exposition earned 85001 000 francs over the earning of the cor responding period of last year Maria Hubbarfllying at No 328 Fulv ton street Baltimore burned to a crisp She was lighting a fire and her clothing was set in a blaze Only Tlvo Ballots Necessary to the Republican CHIIIIS For XcPherson Chosen for Clerk of th Holmes for SonreaiitatArms Adams of Maryland Nominated for lHnor Ofllcos WASHINGTON Nov floor of the house of representatives was cleared just before noon in preparation for the Republican caucus As fur as could ascertained only one member was absent Maj McKinleys friends did not uuy degree of confidence in the outlook but tliey said that they propersi 4 stick together in the hope that the weaker candidates would llmvyv their strength to the Ohio man after the first ballot The caucus was called to order a few minutes after noon by Representative McComas of Maryland tho secretary of the caucus committee of the last house The call of the roll showwl that 105 of tho 109 Republican rcpresonbvUves were present Of the absentees it is under stood three were pledged to Reed ami one to JlcKinley eu Henderson of Illinois was chosen chairman A I unanimous consent was asked and granted to take an open ballot The first ballot resulted as follows Reed 18 McKiuley 19 Cannon H Burrows 10 Hendeison 16 On the second ballot Reed n wived rotes The vote in detail on the second ballot as follows Reed MeKinley K Cannon 19 Henderson 10 Burrows 10 At the conclusion of the second ballot for speaker Mr SlcKinlcy moved to make the nomination of Mr Reed unani mous Tho motion was adopted by i viva vocc vote for CUvk The roll was then called for the nomi nal ion of clerk of the house The lirst ballol resulted JIoPherMin 110 Cir son 50 JlcPhcrson was declared to be the nominee ufJutvii for Wlion the clerkship had been disposed of for sergeHUtatarius began Tliere were two candidates exCongress man Holmes of Iowa and Charles Keod of Minnesota Holmes was nominated on tho lirst ballot receiving I12 voles against Ut for Heed 1ur limn Adams of Maryland was then nmi nated doorkeeper of the housel roeeiviiijv 84 against 80 for Wheat Glvun thu J A Wheat of Wisconsin wab noin inaied for post master of the house Ilimofrallf AVASIUNOTON Dec caucus mcmbtrsclect to the next house of rijiresenfaitivea which WUH to be held at the capitol Friday night for the purpose of deciding for wliom tho wmipliinontaryvoto of the be ciwt at the election of speaker and other hyuw did not lake place It was found that a quorum was uot present at t he iino set for the eus to be culled it order and it de cided to postpone the meeting until day morning nt 10 oclock A DuhvrH Aitx Dec Uvasury department has approved Hie action of Geo W Uaker Cliinese iiibpector at Neclie ND in sending back lo Canada two Chinese laborers who jmssed into tho United States from Canada without proper NmnerouH havebeen made of Chinese laborers en tering this country on tho northern bor der aud Assistant Secretary Tichenor ap proving Mr Bakers action culls attention to thi penalties imposed by the Chinese exclusion act and suggest that in thoso he should consult the United States dis trict attorney Offlne WASHINGTON missioner Mitchcl today decided a of the aiplicaUon of Thomas A Edison for speaking telephones The Commis sioner holds that where an applicant IM detained in the office to priority or for any other reason not involving own laches and meanwhile applies for improvement upon the invention first applied for the improvement referring to the earlier reserved the right to obtain a patent the subject matter of the earlier application when ever the office is ready to grant tho same ARRIVES Tno Ktnpcror llntxil iu LONDON Nov The Portugese steamer Alugoas the exemperor Dom Pedro and his party on board ar rived at St Vincenti All the members of the party are well Will With GroatKkt llcupoct LISBON Nov is stated that English German Spanish aud Russian inisters to Portugal will greet Dom Pedro on his arrival in tlie Alagoas This of course has no political signift cance being merely a matter of courtesy to a former ruler who enjoys the highest respect of all countries including his Works Annihilated OIL CITY Pa Nov p m the Harper nitroglycerine workslocated at Deep Hollow three miles from thia city exploded with tcmble force There is known to have been a large quantity of the explosivectored at the works but the and extent of the disaster are not yet fully known bejond the re port that two men are killed and Severn fatally injured The shock of the explo sion plainly felt in thia city slight damage being done to dwelling houses on the oouth side of the river Absolutely powd f T if tr Tifcc W oVMBKW ftk rtfiW i jjwl BcfycTcrwu lofk ;