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THE NEBRASKA ADVERTISER
W. IV. 8ANUICI18, l'nbllsher.
TIIE WOULD AT LAKGE.
Summary of tho Dally Nowo.
Tun (lixiiffrccttiunt hotwoou tho co
pastors of the Kir.st Presbyterian church
ut Washington, Rev. Dr. T. DoWHtTul
inngo unil Atlolos Allen, hits been set
tled by tho church Mission culling for
Jlr. Allen's resignation.
Tin: Hccreturyof tho treasury intends
to coin enough of tho bullion held
nguinst tho notes of 18U0 to utleust re
Htoro tho umotint of coined silver dol
lurs to what it was at tho beginning of
the administration. This will involve
tho coinage of between 815,000,000 and
10,000,000, and tho profit from tho coin
ago will be added to tho free silver in
It was reported at Washington on
tho 10th that tho Venezuelan boundary
commission would probably not have
tho honor to settle tho question, thoro
being good reasons for supposing that
the matter will bo terminated in n
manner satisfactory to all concerned.
It was believed that tho basis of it
would bo arbitration, as proposed orig
inally by tho Unltod States, but with
a limitation that would suillco to save
Itrltlsh prido and appear to maintain
Tiik, democratic nutlonul committee
has chosen Chicago as tho placo and
July 7 as tho date for holding this na
Tin: comptroller of tho currency has
issued a circular letter to all national
banks on tho forthcoming bond issue,
asking tho banks to aid tho govern
ment In popularizing tho loan by call
ing tho attention of their patrons to
tho desirability of it as an Investment
und in stimulating subscriptions there
to. Tukhi; was a report that Rev. T. De
Witt Talmago might resign from tho
co-pastorato of the First I'rosbytorian
church at Washington on account of
some friction with Mr. Allen, tho other
pastor, about preaching Sunday morn
ings and ovcninirs.
A dispatch from Washington said
that government olllcials thought
everything pointed to a successful sale
of tho coming loan und that tho bonds
would be taken in all sections of tho
cpuntry, instead of by a combination
A Chicago Post Washmgton special
on tho 15th said: A demand huvlng
boon made informally upon President
Cleveland for an authoritative state
ment at this time upon tho third torin
proposition, ho has given it out that
tho democracy will bo entirely safe in
proceeding upon tho theory that ho la
not and will not bo a candidate. Ho
has not put this statement in writing,
not deeming it tho proper ttmo for an
epistolary communication on tho sub
ject. Suciiktauy Caiiusi.k issuod a circular
on the 15th modifying tho conditions for
payment on the advertised bond issue.
Tiik committco on territories In
Washington on tho 14th adopted a
schedule which operates unfavorably
to Oklahoma. It fixed on Wednesdays
and Saturdays as Its days for meetings
and resolved to take uti the statehood
bills In tho order of their introduction,
thu: Arizona. New Mexico and Okla
homa. This puts Oklahoma at tho foot
of the libt.
Mu. R. S. TiiAitiN, who has boon ono
of tho active movers rogarding relief
for tho Armenians, has issued a call for
nil tho Christian organizations in tho
United States to send delegatos to a
national Christian convention at Wash
ington, to moot on Saturday, February
2!!f 18UG, to consider tho deplorable con
dition of Armenia and to devise ways
und means for tho amelioration thereof
Tin: United States Rubber Co., of
Millvillc, R. I., has shut down, throw
ing 1,000 mon out of work.
ISx-IliuusTKit of I)i:i:i)h Chaui.ks
ItiDKit, was arrested at El Rono, Ok.,
charged with ombezzlomont und for
mutilating county records.
Tiik Indiana Liquor league will op
pose tho Matthews presidential boom,
becauso the governor signed tho Nich
A si'kciai, freight train collided with
tho engine of a local freight which was
Ktundinir on the Mahoning bridge. 58
miles from Pittsburgh, l'a., on tho
Allogheny Valley railroad on tho 14th.
The local cngiuo was knocked into tho
river and tho bridge was sot on fire
mid several froight cars woro de
stroyed. An oil tank standing nottr
tho bridgo became ignltc'd soon after
wards and exploded, scattering tho oil
over a crowd which had assembled to
view tho wreck. Many woro sorlously
A collision on tho Southern Pacific
near El Paso, Tex., botweon a freight
nud construction train resulted in the
death of "Engineer Blanchard and tho
injury of others.
Tin-: sixth annual convention of
stonemasons begau its session at Chi
cago on tho 18th. GO unions being rep
resented. President John McGregor,
in his address, recommended tho aflili
ntiou of tho ordor with the American
Federation of Labor.
A I'iKK ut Now Carlisle, a village In
Clarke county, O., destroyed llvo dwell
ing's und flvo business houses.
Tin: Oklahoma division, Ancient Or
der of Loyal Americans, In territorial
convention at Mulliail, adopted a reso
lution condemning tho olllcials of tho
Atchison, Topuku fc Sunta Fo railway
for "plaelntr on their charts and maps
tho English lion, typical of Hrltlsh
power and authority in our free Amor
lea." A dispatch from Lima, Peru, said
that tho mayor of San Miguel had
seized and caused to bo burned In tho
public square of tho city all tho lllblcs
und stock of tho agent of the American
Tiik Spanish cabinet has decided to
supersede Gen. Martinez do Campos
and his lieutenant, Gen. ArlerhiB, ow
ing to differences which exist botweon
them and tho political parties in Cuba.
Gen. Polavleja, it was understood,
would bo appointed commandor-ln-chicf
CincAfio democrats think that tho
location of tho democratic convention
at Chicago has vastly improved tho
chances of Col. William R. Morrison as
a presidential possibility, and unless a
radical change in tho local sentiment
occurs Morrison will have tho Illinois
delegation Instructed for him. The
same claim was inudo in behalf of
Vice President Stevenson.
Fivn masked men entered tho house
of Joseph Day, an old farmer, in Jack
son county, Tonn., and demanded his
treasure. On his refusal to give it up
ho was taken outside and hanged to a
tree. Tho men then attempted to make
Mrs. Day toll where tho monoy was
hidden, and when she refused they
crushed her head with a club. No ar
rests havo been made.
It was olllcially stated at Pretoria,
Africa, that Dr. Jameson and the
others who are In prison with him will
bo released unconditionally by the
Tin: failures for tho week ended Jan
uary 17h (Dun's report) were :w." in tho
United States, against 3711 last year,
and 81 in Canada, against (50 last year.
A I'AHSKN'UKU train on the Midland
Terminal railroad was wrecked just
above tho city limits of Victor, Col., on
tho 17th. Thirty passengers were in
jured, two of them probably fatally.
Cl.KAIlINO house returns for tho prin
cipal cities In the United States for tho
week ended January 17 showed an nv
erago Increase as compared with tho
corrospondiug week last year of 8.5;
In New York the increase was 35.0;
outside Now York tho increase wus 1.3.
Tin: wheel depurtment of the Penin
sular car works, at Detroit, Mkdi., was
destroyed by lire on the 17th. Loss,
$15,000. Two hundred men woro
thrown out of work by tho tiro.
Tiik Spa,nlsh steamer Ciscar was
sunk near Calais, France, by a collision
with an unknown ship and tho cap
tain, mato und a passenger were
A toiiacco warehouse und 35,000
pounds of tobacco were burned at Ver
sailles, Ky. Tho fire was started by a
spark from a tramp's pipe.
TllK citizens of Havana, Cuba, were
said to bo clamoring for tho resigna
tion of Capt-Gon. Campos. Tho out
break of popular feeling was said to
bo of n sort that could not be silenced
nnd there was every indication thnj. It
put an end to Campos' power for use
fulness in tho Spanish cause.
Tin: National Dairy union concluded
its convention at Chicago on tho Kith.
Ex-Congressman Hatch, of Missouri,
was olected president; D. W. Wilson,
of Elgin, 111., secretary, and George
Lynn, of Chicago, treasurer.
Tiik balloting In tho legislatures of
Maryland and Mississippi for United
States sonutors still continued on tho
10th with no apparent prospects of
breaking tho deadlocks.
A dispatch from Key West, Fin., on
tho 10th said that there was a groat
deal of friction between the two insur
gent generals, Gomez and Macco, tho
luttor ueing tne loader of tho negroes
and tho former tho leader of the
whites. Rnco troubles were nt tho
bottom, the negroes hearing that the
whites had stated that tho negroes
would not bo allowed to participate In
tho direction of public all'airs.
A Ciiioaoo dispatch said that D. 1?.
Robinson, vico president of tho Santa
Fo ruilroud, may soon leave that Cue
to accept tho presidency of Iho Haiti
more & Ohio railroad.
Tin: Central Labor union issued a
cliallengo to Chief Arthur of the
Hrotherhood of Engineers to meet
Debs In joint dobato on tho 18th at
Clovelund, 0. Tho cliallengo was is
sued on authority of Debs, who said
that if Arthur would meet him he
would show him up In such a wav as
to drlvo him from the labor movoment.
Dobs said the engineers' brotherhood
was simply an annex of tho railway
corporations. Arthur has ignored the
A dispatch from New York on tho
15thstatpd that J. Plorpont Morgan
had sent out notices dissolving his gov
ernment loan syndicate and releasing
tho subscribers thereto.
Tiik two-year-old child of Herman
Herker, of Evansville, Ind., was
drowned by falling Into a washtub
containing less than three Inches of
A disastrous fire has occurred In tho
Herinlulglldo coal mine, in Silesia,
with much loss of life. Fifteen bodies
havo beon recovered and 17 Injured
miners taken out.
Riho.-Gkn. Wiikaton has issued or
ders to troops in the department of tho
Colorado to practice reconnoissanco
frequently, at least ten miles In all di
rections from forts, and directing as
much uso us possible bo made of bicycles.
Aha S. 'TlUHHNKUi wan inaugurated
governor of Ohio at Columbus on the
I.'ltli, to succeed Mnj. William McKln
ley. After tho outgoing governor hnd
mado some appropriate remarks Gov.
llushncll mado his inaugural speech,
which was somewhat lengthy. A num
ber of recommendations in regard to
the affairs of tho state wore suggested
Tin: American Missionary associa
tlon. whoso jubilee Is to bo celebrated
In Huston next October, is issuing a
variety of circulars, appeals and his
torical documents, urging Congrega
tional churches, Sunday schools and
Endeavor societies throughout tho
United States to observe February 10
as "Abraham Lincoln memorial Sab
bath." A i,io irr engine ran into a crowd of
car cleaners who were walking tho
tracks on the New York, Now Haven &
Hartford railroad at New York on tho
17th, killing two women and injuring
two other women and a man so badly
that they will probably die.
Ex-Pui:sii)i:nt Hahkikox, at New
York, made tho formal announcement
that lie and Mrs. Dlmmick were en
gaged to bo married, but that the wed
ding would not take placo until after
At Antlers, I. T.,on tho 10th Will
Green, a painter, shot und mortully
wounded II. W. Perry, a merchant, at
that place. The trouble came up ovor
Perry putting Green out of his house
tho night before.
Tin: Japanese warship Konci found
ered ofF tho Pescadoro islands and be
tween lid and 30 men were thought to
havo been drowned. The vessel was
on her way to Toklo, Japan, when sho
struck a rock and wink.
Jamkh H. Eckki.s, tho comptroller of
tho currency, spoko at Chicago on tho
10th on "Our Currency System." He
criticised it severely, especially tho
greenback element in it, and said tho
legal tenders ought to be retired.
Twknty-thiiki: hundred railroad
stock cars were sold at tho courthouse
steps at Chicago on tho 10th for SMO,
000. The cars were formerly the prop
erty of tho I licks Stock Co. Last No
vember a judgment was en teredatrainst
tho company for tho sum of SI. 341, 000,
under a bill of foreclosure filed by tho
Railway Equipment Co., which fur
nished tho cars.
Tiik Society of tho United Friends
of Armenia have issued an appeal
from Hoston to the people of tho
United States asking them to raiso
their voice in the name of God and hu
manity and demand that tho Red Cross
society bo allowed to enter Turkey to
relieve the starving Armenians.
Fiikdkhick Wyan'kco, a farmer living
near Guthrie, Ok., was fatally shot
while ho was in his yard by an un
Nkak Clear Creek station, Tex., an
M., K. & T. train knocked a white man
and n negro woman off. a trestle. The
man died afterwards, but tile woman
was not seriously hurt.
Tin: Cohen house, an old hotel at Hot
Springs, Ark., was destroyed by firo
recently and Hilly Connors, a gambler,
was fatally burned.
Tiik executive committee of the pop
ulist national committee was unex
pectedly called together on the night
of the 18th at St Louis, after the ad
journment of the main committee, to
consider some new proposition from
tho St. Louis Business Men's league,
and, after a discussion, the committee
decided to hold the convention In St.
Louis on July 22. It was also stated
that there would also bo a convention
of free silverltcs throughout America
at tho same time und place.
It was said that Melville E. Ingalls,
president of tho Big Four railroad,
would be Ohio's candidate for the dem
ocratic nomination for president.
An earthquake shock was experi
enced in Craig, Col., ut G:l.r on tho
evening of the 18th. Articles were
thrown from shelves and clocks
stopped, but no serious damago was
BisiKu: IIayoood, of thoM. E. church
south, died ut his homo In Oxford, da.,
on the 19th, of paralysis, aged 57.
It was reported at Washington that
tho house coinmltteo on territories
would not report tho bills for the ad
mission of .Now Mexico and Arizona
into tho union until It would bo too
latfO for uctlon to be tuken upon them
by this congress.
Wmi.i: workmen were digging an
oxcavation for the p or of u bridgo
over tho Brazos river near Martin,
Tex., a landslide occurred, burying
threo men. Ono got out alive, but tho
other two were smothered to death bo-
foro help could reach them.
Tub Herman empire celebrated on
tho 18th the anniversary of tho crown
ing of King William of Prusbin, grand
fathor of tho present emperor, as em
peror of Germany and the consequent
ro-establlshmcut of the German em
pire. Emperor William doliveroS an
address from tho throne and Issued a
decree granting amnesty to offenders
whoso sentences did not exceed six
weeks' imprisomnout. or 150 marks fine.
Sensational stories were ailoat In
Tallahassee, Fin., on tho 10th. It was
stilted as coming from the Washington
authorities that a deal was pending
between Spain and England whereby
tho latter would become possessed of
Cuba und Unit tho British Hying
squadron was coining to American
waters to be ready for war with tho
United States Unit would inevitably
follow tho cession of Cuba. All tho
militia in Florida und other southern
states were ordered, it wyis reported,
to bo ready for duty and the war fover
ran higher than it did after President
Cleveland's Veilezuelu messugo.
A Cutmn Incltlnnt.
A Lcwistown man who was in Cuba
during a former revolution says that
only a person acquainted with tho
country can understand why tho Cu
bans havo such a great advuntugc over
tho Spanish. He once witnosscd nn
attack by tho robcls on a Spanish camp
at an old sugar cano plantation. Ho
foro tho attack was mado, the captain
of tho roboln walked up Into u cane
field SOO yards from tho camp nnd
looked it over. A bloodhound used by
the Spanish sniffed his presence und
ran out into tho field. Seeing tho man
standing thcro he wont up to him. It
proved to bo an old friond who had
often fod him before tho revolution.
Tho man loved the dog, but ho loved
tho aanse more, and taking out his
"meat cleaver," as the Americans called
the peculiar knife axe the rebels car
ried to cut wood, fight and muko their
way through cuncficlds with, ho pre
tended to pat him on the head, and
with ono blow quietly dispatched the
creature, which might otherwise have
given tho alarm to tho camp. Lewls
burg (Me.) Journal.
IIUIIUA1I 1'OIt PENNSYLVANIA.
The fnrmers of Pennsylvania ure to
be congrutulutcd. M. M. Luther, East
Troy, Pa., grew over 'J00 bushels Snl
zer'a Silver Mine Oats on one measured
ncre. Think of it! Now there are
thirty thousand fanners going to try
nnd beat Mr. Luther und win $200 in
gold! nnd they'll do It. Will you?
Then there is Silver King- Hurley,
cropped on poor soil 110 bus. per acre
in 1805. Isn't that wonderful nnd
corn 230 bus. nnd potatoes nnd grusses
and clovers, fodder plnnls, etc., etc.
Ircight is cheap to all points.
If you will cut this out and sknd
it with 10c postage to the John A. Snl
zer Seed Co., La Crosse, Win., you will
receive their niniiuuoth catalogue and
ten packages grains nnd grasses, in
cluding above oats, free. (k.)
Sr.i.r-coNTitoi. is promoted by humility.
Prido is a fruitful source of uneasiness. It
keeps tho tnind in disquiet. Humility is
the antidote to this evil. Mrs. Sigourney.
Wnn.v asked why sho rejected me,
Her reasons were most frank;
Sho weighed me la tho balance and
Ihud uoue in tho uuulc.
A MEMoitr without blot or contamination
must bo an exquisite treasuro, an inex
haustible sourco df puro refreshment. C.
'This Is a sad occasion for you, sister,"
eosayed tho comforter. "I ullow it is," as
sented the widow. "But it is u heap sadder
lor Bill." lndiauapolls Journal.
The Personal Side
Of George Washington
Not the General nor President, but the lover,
the man, the husband and neighbor. Three of
such articles by General A. W. Greely, the
famous Arctic explorer, will shortly begin in the
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