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5 Jan 1899

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5 Jan 1899

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Defiance Express (Newspaper) - January 5, 1899, Defiance, Ohio Vol. Ohio thursday january 5, 1899. No 4 Victory or defeat to dump Latchford. T Reat Effort will lie made a National mine worker convention Quay and anti Quay factions both jubilant. Sutt. Outcome of the caucus. Supporters of the i a Are to vote the result of Winch a a i Pusi Tiou Clat in mean a Quot a a a a tit state do a it a11. Put tit Nal conv i rat i s c t he to in this Grffit Lute Cessor to the Prin ii c i ii t a. I s a Leal to. O Narr Sturg. Jan. 4.�?despite the efforts of the opponents of senator Quay to secure a postponement of the senatorial caucus until a later Date the adherents of the senior senator carried their Point and secured the endorsement of their favorite by Ico of the 164 Republican member. Of the Pennsylvania legislate. This is 19 less than the number to elect a United states senator on joint ballot the total membership being i5�, of which 128 in a majority. The anti Quay leaders Are jubilant Ever the result of the caucus and claim that the Man they Are Ligating can never succeed himself in the Senate. On the other hand the Quay people and senator Quay himself express Confidence of ultimate Victory. They say that of the absentees two members of the House Snyder cd Luzerne and Clark of Washington Are kept away by sickness and will vote for senates Quay. This would leave him 17 votes Short of the number necessary to elect and the efforts of the Quay leaders will be directed during to e next two weeks toward securing these votes. It goes without saying that they will by just As bitterly opposed in the future by the group of men who have made tire fight against or. Quay As the y have been in the past. The caucus was held in to e big unfinished Hall c f the he use of representatives. The Public was admitted by ticket to the gallery and this was packed to suffocation. Around Tim four sides of the Hall stood nearly every Leader in every county who has helped to make the Quay fight in addition there were a number of democrats of state prominence including state chairman Garman and Many democratic members of the legislature. The Quay leaders during the past few Days have been claiming anywhere from 118 to 135 votes in the caucus. The fact that the actual figure was away below their lowest claim is regarded by Many Here As a source of great disappointment to them. This class of prophets is Strong in the belief that senator Quay is beaten. Undoubtedly the decision of senator David Martin to remain out of the caucus had much to do with the Success of the efforts of the anti Quay people. Senator Quay has expressed Confidence All along that Martin would be with him when the time came to make his vote effective but others Well informed on the situation have Felt that if or. Martin found it possible to defeat senator Quay he would throw All the strength of his political Power against him All agree that much depends upon the action that the state supreme court will take in Philadelphia on Jan. 7, on the proceedings brought before the body through a writ granted recently the effect of which is to bring the criminal proceedings against senator Quay before the court of review. If the proceedings Are quashed by the supreme court or. Quay will assuredly be re elected. If on the contrary the court refuses to interfere with the regular course of the Legal procedure against senator Quay and decides that he must stand trial on the indictments found against him there can be no doubt that the position of his opponents will be greatly strengthened. Quay confident. Harrisburg Jan. 4. A senator Quay made this statement a i am entirely satisfied with the result of the caucus. A number of members of the legislature who did not agree to enter the caucus have assured me of their cordial support when the Assembly meets in joint convention. The votes will be More than sufficient to elect me. I am absolutely confident of my a 4.�?the coming a Clib to of the United mine America which will be City next week is exciting by. The election of a Suc president rate Ford being ii in. In n at Issue of using the order for polities have been published at air.?t so me of tilt leaders and from present appearances it would seem that there will be a Battle Between the rank and file of the miners and the politicians. Or rate Ford. It is said favors John Mitchell for his successor and the mint is of the Pittsburg District whose wishes will Tarry much weight because of their influence in the interstate convention. Want their favorite Patrick Dolan to occupy the position of National president. District president Patrick Dolan was asked to express an opinion. He As averse to saying anything on the subject but when pressed remarked a i will do As i have done in the past abide by the will of the miners whom i have the Honor to represent of Tim miners of the Pittsburg District or any other District want me to represent them in any office i am perfectly willing but they have the say. But i can assure you that i will not resort to any wire pulling or intimidation to gain a Point. I know that rate Ford the administration of the National organization and some of the big politicians Are against me. It must be remembered that it is the miners and not the makers of slates that elect the officers in the organization will Kurp Multi. Washington Jan. 4.�?the Board of Survey appointed by the Secretary of War to examine into and report upon the responsibility for the loss of 300,-000 pounds of refrigerated beef of Swift amp company a Man was rejected by general Miles upon its arrival at Ponce Porto Rico and which was subsequently thrown overboard while in route on the return voyage is in session. It decked that inasmuch As the proceedings of a Board of Survey were subject to review that they would not be made Public. Chinle in Hawaii. San Francisco Jan. 4.�?the Steamer Australia from Honolulu brings the following a great Deal of trouble is expected Here Over the question of the admission of chinese. The supreme court has ordered the Landing of a Large number of celestial and special agent Brown is at a loss to know what to do in the premises. He has appealed to the administration for instructions. Spain s Cabinet Crini. Madrid. Jan. 4.�?it is expected that on saturday next Senor Sagasta will submit to the Queen Regent the question of Confidence in the Cabinet and it is expected that her majesty a decision will be promptly Given so As to allow a speedy settlement of the Cabinet crisis. Now an Oriole. Milwaukee Jan. 4.�?fred Barnes who played with the Milwaukee Western league team for the past three seasons As Pitcher and general Utility Man has been sold to the Baltimore club. Relations radio strained. Washington Jan. 4.�?the news received in Washington regarding the attitude of the rebels and natives at Iloilo and Vicinity is simlar n effect to that reported in the press dispatches. The situation officials say shows that the relations Between the americans and those with whom they Are dealing Are much strained and will require tact and forbearance on the part of both to avoid a collision. It is also said that the information which has been received Here does not indicate that general Miller has landed with the american troops. Treasury statement. Washington Jan. 4. A condition of the Treasury. Available Cash balance $294,764,695 Gold Reserve $240,529,175. A is almanacs diaries Anc calendars at Nisei be next door to Yingling a. That customs order still agitating the dwellers in Santiago province. Large mass meeting held civil War or at riot and Ai Trehy they say will i Ollow the tories Lien t of Tim hit Hist Etui order. Santiago de Cuba Jan. 4.�?a mass meeting held Lien was attended by 3,000 persons. Energetic speeches were made against the policy of centralizing Money at Havana. Most of the speakers cd dared that the principle which it was now proposed to put into effect again had been fought against by them for -30 years. All were exceedingly Eulogi Stic in their references to general Wood imploring him to use his influence with the Washington government against a revival of one of the worst features of the Spanish regime. General Wood expresses the emphatic opinion that All customs receipts should be expended in the respective provinces in which they Are taken with the exception of such percentage for Havana As May be necessary for governmental expenditure geological surveys and other features of Public business of that character. The local papers again renew their assertions that if such an order is enforced it will mean if not a civil War at least anarchy and riot in the province of Santiago calling for a Large Force of United states troops. To investigate a run reef. Washington Jan. 4.�?the War investigating commission has decided to make a thorough investigation of the complaints made about the beef furnished the army in the expeditionary campaigns. Summons was made for the appearance before the commission next Friday of major Daly the chief surgeon of the army Headquarters at Tampa prior to the departure of the Shafter expedition who made a vigorous report forwarded by general Miles in condemnation of the beef. The Swift packing company of Chicago "wi11_ be heard next monday in defense of these supplies. Meat packers. Of life Tell about the. Trad in tinned it Oft t reef Washington Jan. 4. A c emissary general Eagan has Bacou steadily prosecuting the inquiry into methods followed by the big meat packing houses resumed the grind. I Congress reconvenes after the Holiday recess. Of putting up the meats s the army during the War. Last week he made Public statement from Tho aria oui and he Gaw out for Public following letter addressed t Roosevelt new Rule. Albany Jan. 4.�?governor Roosevelt has established a code of rules to govern his consideration and determination of applicants for pardons and commutations of sentence. He will not exercise executive clemency in behalf of a Man who has been convicted of murdering or abusing his wife nor will he Pardon any habitual criminal. His mercy will be shown Only to those whose sentence seems to have been severe or whose commission of a crime was the result of influence. Applied i a f real a company cation the o lieutenant colonel M. Smith purchasing commissary at Chicago which came from All save one of the firms which supplied the army meat either refrigerate or canned. Swift amp company wrote we wish to state that we do not put up thin i Pef. Therefore a not Ahi to answer your interrogations with regard to tinned beef. We Are Slaughter ers and shippers of in Friger afer beef Abd in nil our expelled e have never used a by them Lea is whats r with r fidget a Ted beef. We have made shipment of refrigerated beef to Santiago Cuba and Porto Rito. Ami have supplied the United states army during the month of re eee Toh a at the following plants Anniston. Aln. Huntsville. Ain. Knoxville Penn. Savannah la Augusta a. Greenville s. A Somerville s and Columbia s. Beef shipped to Santiago Cuba and Porto Rico and to various United states Camps Bas been handled in exactly the same Way As that used to Supply our various Branch houses at different cities and towns in the United states and England with which any one con be familiar by visiting our Branch houses and slaughtering plants. Libby. Mcneil amp Libby wrote that they had been supplying the Trade with roast beef for 25 years and have shipped Large quantities to the French army. They claimed they cooked it As Long As corned beef before putting it into cans but the beef is not cooked for the extract. They denied they used scraps or foreign ingredients. Nelson Morris amp company replied in substance that their Trade in tinned roast beef was very extensive on both continents where it had been used by All classes of people for 18 years. It has been used by the British and american Navy in the latter Case before during and after the Spanish War. They also denied that chemicals were used but the meat was prepared by cooking at a High temperature. No tallow or other foreign substances were used. Revere Morrillos memory semite immediately adjourns us Sidencio of re pert Lur la unto in a to la. Cli important Mill that demand Cornea rat ii. Warn Confederate officer. Knoxville Jan. 4.�?major Charles f. Vanderford professor of the agricultural University of Tennessee and at the head of the government agricultural station died suddenly of heart failure resulting from an attack of rheumatism. Major Vanderford was formerly a prominent Middle Tennessee find an sex Confederate Soldier with a distinguished record. Ignored the striker. Marlboro mass., Jan. 4. A another stage in the general strike of Marlboro shoe workers was reached when the big factory of the s. H. Howe shoe company and two of the three smaller establishments controlled by the company resumed operation with nonunion workmen after a shutdown of More than two months. The Howe company when All its factories Are running in full employs about 1,500 hands. The superintendent claims he has received More applications for work than he has positions for at this time. Wreck Oil the rail. Marion o., Jan. 4.�?a Hocking Valley switch engine crashed into the Day coach of a southbound Short line passenger train while the latter was crossing the former s tracks. The passenger train was badly wrecked and a number of passengers bruised. Conductor h. Mcdaniel of Columbus was painfully Cut and bruised while protecting a lady passenger from injury. Spoke a disabled ship. London Jan. 4.�?the Atlantic transport Steamer mesabi reported she spoke the american Steamer Catania in latitude 48, Longitude 38, in distress. Her decks were swept and she asked for assistance. But such a severe Gale was raging that the mesabi was unable to help her though she waited seven hours for a Chance to do so. Eleven were drowned. London Jan. 4.�?the italian Steamer Voo Rawerts has been abandoned near Trevose head on the West Cornwall coast. She went ashore in the Gale that has been raging in the Irish Channel. Eleven members of the Crew who put off in boats were drowned. Nine who Clung to the rigging were rescued by the coast guard Lifeboat. Burrow men win. Lansing Jan. 4. A f. Adams of grand rapids the avowed Burrows candidate for speaker of the House of representatives was nominated in caucus Over j. Barton of Flint the Pingree candidate. It took but two ballots the first a tie and the second a Victory for adams�?48 to 44. Illinois de putative officers. Springfield ills., Jan. 4. A caucuses were held to select candidates for officers of the legislature. The republicans who Are in the majority nominated judge l. Y. Sherman for speaker of the House and Walter warder for president of the Senate. After the dynamite Trust. San Francisco Jan. 4.�?the attorney general filed suit for the forfeiture of the franchise of the giant powder company consolidated of this City and for the payment of $5,000 for the alleged unlawful exercise of its privileges by reason of the dynamite Trust the prices of explosives hang Brett excessively increased and of nth Competition prevented. Burrows Ila a cinch. Lansing Jan. 4.�?there is hardly a question of doubt about the re election of senator Burrows. It is Only a question of How Large his majority will be now. Eighty members have signed the Call for the caucus and the Burrows people claim that of this jumbo Only two axe at All doubtful. His vote is placed anywhere from 80 to 90. Order to warships. Washington Jan. 4.�?Secretary Long cabled orders to the Oregon at Callao to proceed to Honolulu taking the distilling ship Iris with her. I be Iowa was ordered to san Francisco to make repairs to her boiler and replace a broken Cylinder her i. With her will go the Supply stealer celtic and the Colliers Scandia and Justin. Senator Bate again honoured. Nashville Jan. 4.�?the democratic legislature caucus was held to select a candidate for United states senator. Present senator w. B. Bate was unanimously nominated. Election by the legislature will be Jan. 17. Arraigned on an ugly charge. Cleveland Jan. 4.�?charges against attorney w. H. Dewitt were placed on it hearing before the trial committee of the bar association. The accusation j against him is that he altered Rel estate mortgages and abstracts for the i purpose of borrowing Money on property already encumbered beyond its Worth. Ii Roo in sugar. New York Jan. 4.�?th a buckles i have reduced the Price of granulated sugar i-16 cent a Pound making their Price just that much below the quoted prices of the american sugar company j i and several of the Independent refiners. I Washington Jan. 4. A Cong res convened in accordance with the terms of the Holiday adjournment Resolution but the Senatt almost immediately adjourned for the Day As an evidence of respect for the memory of senator Morrill. A session of the set Nate will be be id on thursday but there is a movement looking to an adjournment from that Date until the following monday a1 upon the probability that there will not by a full attendance of senators soon after the holidays. This plan will be antagonized by the friends of the Nicaragua canal and by other senators who Are championing Especial measures. There Are two months of the session left and the time will be fully occupied if half the work is to be done that is planned. Nose of the regular appropriation Bills have passed the Senate and the River and Harbor Bill is to be added to the regular list this session. None regard the treaty of less importance than the Supply Bills and it will be pressed along with them when reported practically without regard to other Bills. Of other measures of magnitude which will press for consideration in the Senate during the session the Nicaragua Bill will take precedence but it will be urgently pressed by the hawaiian government Bill the anti scalping Bill and the inter state Commerce commission Bill to say nothing of the probabilities concerning measures for the increase of the standing army and of the Navy. Senator Elkins and other friends of that measure will also continue to urge the Bill regulating the registration of foreign built vessels wrecked in american Waters. These Are Only the most important questions demanding consideration in the few weeks remaining. Every senator has a number of measures of less importance. Victim of the grip. Washington Jan. 4.�?hon. Wayne Macveagh who has been quite ill with the grip continues to improve. His system has been considerably weakened by the disease but by careful nursing his physician believes a will recover in a reasonable time. Hon. John w. Foster formerly Secretary of state is one of the latest victims of the grip due to exposure at the funeral of ambassador Romero on sunday last ninth Ohio to ii dismissed. Washington Jan. 4.�?Secretary Alger made Public a partial list of the regiments and other organizations which it has Bene decided to Muster out of the service. The list includes 12 full regiments and two Independent companies and three heavy batteries of artillery approximating 16,000 or More men. The ninth Ohio stationed at Summerville will be among the first to be dismissed. Americans got or. Washington Jan. 4.�?an american Syndicate has obtained the right to build a Railroad in Ecuador connecting the seacoast Belt with the Rich Interior heretofore almost Cut off entirely from the outside world. Chi visit our warships. Lima Peru Jan. 4.�?on Friday next president Pierola will probably pay a visit to the Squadron of United states warships under Captain Barker now at Callao the port of Lima. Oriental open door. Hon Kong Jan 4.�?lord Charles Beresford addressing the it Hamber of Commerce Here on the necessity c f firmness in opposing russian encroachment. Repeated his advocacy of an Alliance Between great Britain Germany the United states and Japan to maintain the Quot open he made an interesting commentary upon chinese affairs remarking that All the institutions of the country were in a deplorable effete condition. In his judgment an army of 200,000 men might be maintained without increasing Tho present budget if wastes were avoided. Floated flags of i is Trens. Queenstown Jan. 4.�?the White Star line Steamer teutonic which touched Here in route to Liverpool reported that on Jan. I in latitude 48 North and Longitude 36 West she spoke the danish Steamer Arkansas which signalled that her engines were disabled and that she wished to be reported. The Arkansas left Dantzic on dec. 9 and Copenhagen on dec. 14 for Philadelphia putting in at Sto Nonaway on dec. 19 for Coal. Royal absolutely pure raking powder makes the food More delicious and wholesome Nom a skin sow pts co., is Voss. Que a la Al pee wed Devi. Four brother a >1 to i in Wedlock to four in the a a mile hour. Cana Bever. Jan. 4.�?a Roost remarkable wedding has just taken Placid at til Small Village of Trail. In tulle North of Here four brother being married to four Sisters. The four knot a were tied at tie Home of the four sister by idea who an the danglers of a pros pc re a Farmer James to h Tetler. The if apes rang Fem in to 28. And the a of the or respective husbands vary Only slightly. The grooms a the four son sum is. And in Energy in of Good habits and son t cd Mony of marrying the i Tupi d altruist an hot or Clergyman it a i f i Ming i. Brothers and their wives will f a or. Oung be a ans. Thar cot i the same the foully e with in a Stone s throw of Tach other. Kent Nek i in s re is re the amount. Cincinnati Jan. 4.�?it has been an noun cd that the offer mad some tim5 ago by or. D. K. In arson of Chi v. Go to give $50,000 for the endowment f Berea College. Kentucky if the trustees would raise $150,000 by dec. 31. 1898, has i in made binding by the fulfilment of the condition. The Colli go is located at Berea by is a denominational and admits White and coloured male and female students. Its property or valued at $140,000 in addition to this $200,000 endowment. At1 in Bern Quot Mission. Washington Jan. 4.�?surgeon general Sternberg left Bere for a two weeks trip to Havana and nearby Points in Cuba to examine into military Hospital facilities and decide which of the Spanish hospitals to which we fail heir shall be used by our troops and what additional Hospital facilities will be necessary. Irv goods As ii Merit. New York Jan. 4.�?arnstein amp Bonn dealers in dry goods assigned. The liabilities Are reported to be about $80,000. The assets consist of Stock and outstanding accounts. Dull Trade and heavy expenses Are Given As causes for assignment. Brice in Monal estate. New York Jan. 4.�?catherine Olivia Brice widow of the late Calvin s. Brice was appointed administer matrix of the estate. The petition states that no real property was left by the decedent and that his personal state is valued at $600,000. Vessel going to pieces. London Jan. 4.�?the British Steamer Brink Burn previously reported wrecked near silly islands while bound for Havre is fast disappearing. Her main Mast is gone and her fore part is breaking up while the after part is completely submerged. Great quantities of Cotton Are washing ashore from the wre a. The Gale continues unabated. Grand trunk arbitration. Montreal Jan. 4.�?b. B. Osier q. C., the celebrated criminal lawyer of Ontario Bas been selected by the grand trunk As their arbitrator in the settlement of the grievances of the grand trunk Telegraph operators and he and or. Sargent of the order of railway firemen who represents the to i graph ers will meet on Jan. 6 to select a third arbitrator. L Iii i estimate. Washington Jan. 4.�?Secretary to amp of has complot i d tailed estimates for Congress for the 15 new warships he recommended to be constructed in his annual report. The figures Are for armament and Arm r for All the ships. $14,168,400, and for construction and engineering $36,100,800. Fun land without arms. Manilla Jan. 4. A advices just received from Iloilo say the rebels Rati ii d the action of a delegation which assured the americans that they might land unarmed but that if the Lait r landed armed the native would be uncontrollable. Public do of statement. Washington Jan. 4.�?the monthly Treasury statement of the Public debt shows at the close of business dec. 31. The debt less Cash in the Treasury amounted to $1,129,176,286, an increase during the month of $1,702,799. Knit on the Rick list. Washington Jan. 4.�?representative Hull of Iowa chairman of the House military committee is confined to his room by a severe attack of grip. His physician expects to have him out by the time the army reorganization Bill comes up in the House. Latest trolley peril new Jersey woman severely shocked by the Heater. Buffered the keenest agony. Turk of her Muir turned Orny in m my lit where the a rent a hum a tiered Quot it her Temple a she will suffer for months. It is not often that Finch a concise description of Tho torments of a severe electric Shock is Given. This narrative supplied to Tho new Vork Journa i by mrs. Herbert Gerry of East or a ago v n. J., proves that the trolley car is versatile in the infliction of pain mrs. Gerry is still an invalid although it is More than a week a Mew Contact with a defective Cai Heater threw her into paroxysms of agony unlike anything she had Ever imagined. The most striking visible Trace of her adventure is a Patch of Gray hair Over her right Temple. It produces a startling effect this Patch of Gray among the Bronze and is the More Rem Skabla As the face beneath it is Young Ani comely. Quot yes Quot said mrs. Gerry seeing that the eyes of her visitor were at int it of by this singularity a that is one of the results of my experience in Tho trolley car. Is it not strange and distressing and it Only happened the other nights i was quite startled the next morning when i saw the change. A it was there on my tempi that i Felt and feel yet no of the no tit violent of the Many symptoms produced by the electricity. There is nothing lean compare it to except a heavy Hammer Hammer Hammer Hammer Here on my Temple Quot she was resting in her Home at 15 Franklin Street East Orange muffled in shawls. It is a Beautiful Home commanding a View of the mountains and surrounded by lawns and Flower a cd. Her face was Pale and showed traces of pain. Mrs. Gerry a husband is a member of the firm of s. B Downs amp go., wholesale produce merchants. A i bad been making Tome Calls in Orange a she continued having been asked to Tell her Story from Tho beginning. A a car of the traction company a Bloomfield line stopped for me at a Street Corner and i entered it with Tho intention of returning Home. As it happened there was a vacant seat Over on of the Heaters which Are placed under the benches. A there is a Metal Register projecting several inches from the Heater. I can to Tell you exactly Why it happened Bot when i sat Down this Register came ii Contact with my leg. A that was when the Shock came. Describe it of dear i i can feel if now. It has been returning to to Ever since. Why it was a complication Ai sensations. I remember distinctly doubling up. My Chin and my Knees were pulled together by a Swift Aud irresistible Force. It seemed to me that my Bones had melted. That a the Only Way i can convey it my Bones had melted Aud my Interior was quivering like Jelly. But the outside part my Muse a a a was As hard As Iron. A but that was Only Tun beginning. My brain was Quito Clear Yon understand. Feeling myself lurch Over helplessly i made a Strong Effort to get to my feet. As i did so i Felt a frightful pain at my heart. It was so severe that i toppled Over on the seat. This was followed by an intense pricking sensation All Over. Of it was very intense you know what children Call a Pius and Needles a Well it was that kind of sensation but Ever so much worse. I Felt it most on the soles of the feet. A it was then that the hammering began at my Temple the hammering that Bas continued Ever since and the other night changed the color of my hair. But in spite of the pain i had senso enough to Stop the Carus it passed Dodd Street where my sister lives and to reach her House somehow. She sent me Home in a Sleigh and Ever since then i have been suffering All those symptoms in rotation Over and Over again. But fortunately they Are beginning to grow or. Davis of East Orange said that the electricity bad not yet been discharged from mrs. Gerry a system and that it would be months before she was relieved of pain. At the office of the trolley company the circumstances of the Accident Wero admitted and it was attributed to a defective Heater. Turf winners. At now Orleans Fin Tan Baa amp fit. Traveller. Imp. 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