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YOL. XTI NO. 55,
WICHITA KANSAS. WEDNESDAY MOKN1NG, JANUARY 20 1892
WHOLE NO. 2402.
WU AT4 14 tX
L You'll Scarcely Know the Boy
who suddenly flashes on you
arrayed in one of our $5 suits.
It will take him all his time to
wear ir out, and you know what
that means for the family pocket
book. It will withstand almost
anything but the sharp blades
of a ruir of shears and it won't
look battered after it has been
rigorously battered about the
play ground. You can get no
suit that will become him bet
ter, and what is equally if not
more to the point is this: A
cheaper suit has never been and
never will be offered for sale.
We have cut to the quick all
our uien's, boys' and children's
Overcoats, odd Suits, all Winter
Clothing, Underwear, Gloves,
Etc. Seal Caps at less than
manufacturers cos-t. Come now
now and save hard cash.
One-Price Clothiers, Hatters, farnisliers
126 & 128 -Douglas Ave.
And Still Euitlier Down
Another cuL of 20 per cent
will be made beginning
Monday, Jan. 18th and for
one week only:
J. & T. Cousins Ladies $5
shoes at $2.50.
Fine Dongola $3 Ladies
Shoes go down tc $1.50.
Hanan & Sons $7.00 Mens
Shoe goes down to $4.00.
$3 mens Shoes go down
Cliildrens Shoes, any size,
from 20c to $1.
$5 Bootslown to $2.50.
$3 Boots down to $1.
On Saturday, Jan. 23, we
will sell Ladies Rubbers,
good quality, for 15 cents.
Mens self acting Rubbers
for 25 cts.
Everyone who has ever
dealt with us will bear tes
timony that we always sell
at the exact price we adver
tise to sell at.
156 North Main St.
D. HAYS, Manager.
F. H. Van Eaton
KEMEDI US and TREATMENT
Lipor and Opium Habit
all on or address The Keeley In
stitute of Indian Territory, Oklahoma
cuy, O. T.
r ren to fl rrt notice t' ct an IVi'v-y Yailts and Cepol, also to remove from the city
i'adhoreesidone. ddhoKtani oop, 'beep and scats-, or nnythinp that will make a
tiecch. Aii w,rk p.arantetd tgivc sntisiactum. IVrsoi)'1 wautinj: thj kind of work can
oro curd in Soa-v rnpi-r box N. K. Cor. CentnU a enue and Alain it.; N. E. Cor. Douglas and
3 lain, or call at residence ta N. Yaco A enue.
Two standard Uied Patchen Wilkes Stallions, bred in the
inostfasliionable blotd lines. Also a number of well bred mare3
(old and young) in fbal to the Jewett liorses, at reasonable rates.
Mr. Jewett owns produce of several of these mares, which
are being developed In the past year 21 of the produce of Mr.
Jewett' shorses have secured records of 2:30 and better; 16 of
these being owned by him.
For prices and further information address
l)UsLE - he be-t B2irrain in du -
i locuctl. and the ipost prices of linil
If interested in Dry Goods,
Cloaks, Furnishings, Ladies
and Gents Hosiery, Milli
nery or anything in winter
goods, call at our store and
benefit by extreme low
prices being made this week
just before our inventory.
M. B. COHN,
150 NOKTU MAIN ST
For Best Quality at Lowest Prices.
BuWber and Leather Belting,
Window Glass, Stoves.
518 East Douglas, Opposite the Carey
The above s the cut of the Instrument used
by Dr. Terrill in the examination for Catarrh
and all Noso and Throat diseses. It enables
the Doctor to show his natient the condition
of the affected parts, and if needinc treatment
explaining its necessity. The Doctor will
guarantee a cure in eyery case of Catarrh he
treats. You can he treated nt home, instru
ments and medicine furnished.
Dr. TerriH h.s just retri ned from Chicaso, wBere
he hasbeen inlclnsa course In the Pot Grartnato
School, and a1o a specinl course in Electricity, this
!einr the rcond coui-s-e of the kind the doctor has
taken within the Inst two jenrs. Tim doctor is the
only physician in the Mtithvrest who has tak-n
these pC!al coup-p In Eiectrlcltv, and Is cone-
Snently the only one familiar with its 1-itevt acierui
D1SEASCS OF WOMEN Dr. Tfrrill. has made
dheasos of Women a pee'alty for the pat twenty
rars and tun, nil the lato Intrtitnekts. liatttr
ie. 1-lectriral appliances' ere. for their ncteful
treatment, includlu Fibroid Tumors. Lacerations,
Displacements. Lularsements. Prolapsus UJoern
tinos lieucomiea, Ditra-- of the Ov.nii., IV.luful,
Irregular or Profii'e Mns'rnation. etc,
NERVOUS DISEAbr Dr. Terrill rWies to
call the attention of thoo suffering ftom Nervom
DispaMjs. Paralysis. Nerious Probtration. beminal
Weakiiess etc . to the wonderful curativo effects
to be derived from Electricity when vrientiflcaliy
applied, and ds is to s,tate that he fu'ly rctc-es
lof-tpoer and'orin either pcx. and pc-ttlr6ly
cuarintees a euro in thela.t mentioned diease.
Th Doctor lis1- the fonr different batteries ul
In medic. tritment, iz: a Twtity-!isht Inch
I'our PJatb Static bnttery. alo a Fifty Cell Cabinet
(jRlranit and Vanillic lUtterv,alotheAnclo-Amer
lean Cautery Battery and the Caldwell or Ane
hettlc Uatt'-ry 'Hith which the Doctorwill cure He id
acheorjinv pain in tlve mmutes fiee of choree
Thesohetterips nro tlir erybet manufactured.
To voun;:andm!ddle-aeil men
A SURE CUKE. enSiSTlar
Iv ke which unmrs orcaiiic weakness de.troyin5
l'otli nilud and body, with all the dreaded ills, per
fcKIN DISEASES All kinds cured where othars
HYDROCELE AND VARICOCILE A cure in
every case. No cutting.
KHKUMATISM l'ositlvely cored by the ail of
PILES. FISTULA-And all rectal diseases cured
No knife, no pain. A cure guaranteed.
VHETHRAL STRICIUKE quickly and per
manently cured by Electroljsls. o cnttlne, no
natn. no money until cured.
ALL CHRONIC DISEASES successfully treated
SYPHILIS That dreaded disease of mankind
quickly find permanently lured bvih now treat
ment without the poisonous drugs of bygone davtf.
Dr. Te mil's success 1. baed npo i facts Fir?t
practical ev)erience. Second Every cu-e is spec
Iivlly studied, tuos starting rlsht Third-medicines
ore prepared In his labratory eoattly to suit each
Examination and consultation free.
Correspondence will receive prompt attention.
Twenty funushed rooms for the accommodation
of piUeuts from a distance. In ofiice bulldtnc.
loS Nortli Main St. "VYiclitta. Kan
J. R HOLLIDAY,
WICHITA . GEOCEET
Hulk Seeds a Specialty.
All Goods Warranted
T. HESSEL, Cheney, Kan.
elliii - rproperty, also the most desir
lload Property in the City.
THE COLD VAYH
The Memory of the "Oldest Inhabitant'
Ag in Pails H.m.
Kansas Cur, Jan. 19. Thia was the
coldest morning in Kausas City that the
oldest inhabitant remembers. The ther
mometer in the siynal station registered
eighteen degrees below zero, while other
thermometers in less sheltered locations
registered all the way from twenty to
twenty-five degrees below. There was no
wind, and the cold was of the quiet, in
tense Tariety that did its work before its
victims had any idea that ic was very cold.
This weather seems particularly severe,
because of its coming so seldom that no
one expects or makes preparation for it.
The greatest sufferers were the gripmen
on the cable cars. Many of them were
obliged to put on su'-stitntes after 10
o'clock, on account of frozen hands and
feet. The weather moderated somewhat
at noon, and the thermometer registered
only ten degrees below.
A special from Atchison, Kan., says:
"The thermometers here registered
twenty-five degrees below zero at 7
o'clock thu mornintj. A great deal of
suffering is reported among the poorer
classes, and the poor commissioner has his
hands full. A brakeman on a snowbound
freight north of here was badly frozen, but
will recover. Harry Breck, night weigh
master in the Missouri Pacific yards, fell
on the ice about midnight and broke his
leg. He was almost frozen to death when
VlCKSBURG, Miss.. Jan. 19. The coldest
weather in years prevails in Mississippi,
Louisiana and Texas. In North Louisiana
all the smaller streams and lakes have
been frozen, and river steamboats have
great difficulty in handling freight because
of sleet and ice.
Chicago, Jan. 19. Of twenty-three mail
trains due in Chicago thia morning from
all points, fourteen had up to noon failed
to arrive, and none of them was on time.
The blockade is one of the most extensive
the postoftice officials remember to have
Fort Worth, Tex., Jan. 19. Private ad
vices from the Cherokee nation say that
streams and pools are frozen over. Cattle
are drowned by venturing too tar in search
of water. One stockman has lost 400 in
the Arkansas river in this way.
Dallas, Tex., Jan. 19. The blizzard
continued with unabated fury until day
light this morning. The novernmeiit
thermometer registered 10 blow. Every
body agrees that it was the worst weather
ever recorded iu the history ot Texas.
Dispatches from the cattle ranches today
are very gloomy. It is thought that the
loss will reacn fully 41,000,000. The
weather is now moderating.
ST. Paul, Miun.. Jan. 19. Last night
was the coldest of the season, the thermo
meter registering 25 below. At Minedosa,
Man., the mercury fell to 44 below; at
Pierre, 24, and Huron, 26. Similar weather
is reported from all over the northwest.
SEARCHING FOR DEAD.
ST. Petkrsbukg, Jan. 19. The search
for the remains of the unfortunate persons
who met death in the terrible catastrophe,
which occurred at Tiflis yesterdny on the
occasion of the ble;,aing of the water of
the river Kiua, has been unremittingly
continued since the accident hannened.
The remains of seveuty-thiee persons, hnve
been taken from the water, and the bodies
of many unfortunates are still lying iu the
bottom of the river.
123 and 127 Main St
Good Blanket "Weather,
You can buy them
and save the profit;
Yes, and more
for we are
for Less than Cost
Men's Fine Underwear
might interest you
if you would stop
at the counter
and see the fine
garments we are
25c, 45c, 85c, and $1.10.
"Woolen Hosiery reduced.
W. W PEARCE,
A Complete Line of
Spectacles, Etc. Etc.
Special attention paid to
403 B. Douglas Ave.
Yard Ml "W. Douglas.
TO THE PUBLIC.
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S jTft.swi by M- i. iiaraea t.2 fSFst Dcas
3a awl with my t"B ytrr rxj-rfwce tc jn?
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prefer, ptiws Trorfc am! sn raa sotbisc bw a rt
cuiss phanaacr. Yio tri;! VmA a ruii ao4 complete
!.oe cf Drers iedJenes. Fcr rnn-ilr. Uue-t Vts
ruj. -oap.. ik1 aii tUec art .c.e., Iih rara
ttx Terya:lac3r3t-.ia4- CaSI aA see tmc yvcrteiX
PllED I IUOirr PH.VKMACI,
206 East DoulR5.
I ' J 7 MT2 QAXSL
THE CHILIAN QDESTION
THE PRESIDENT'S COMMUNICATION
READY TOR CONGRESS.
A Square Back Down on the Part of
Chili the Only Alternative of
a Declaration of War.
The Policy of the Executive to EeceiTe the
Hearty Support of the Legidatiyo
Branch of the Government.
The Alliance Senator from Kansas Thinks
the Killing of a Pew Sailora a Matter
of Uo Importance The Result of
the Valparaiso Inquiry Ko
tody to Blame But ths
American Blue Jack
Washington', Jan. 19. The Post will
say tomorrow: "It is learned on good au
thority that the state department has re
ceived information from the Chilian gov
ernment that that country is ready and
willing to make reparation for all losses to
life, limb and honor suffered by Ameri
cans; but the dispatch, or letter is couched
in such terms as to be unsatisfactory."
THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 19. President Har
rison's message to congress on the Chilian
situation is practically complete. It will
be considered at the cabinet meeting to
day, and will be sent to congress tomor
row. It is a message simply reviewing
what the United States has done to induce
the Chilian government to "mako repara
tion for the assault upon the Baltimore's
sailors, and describing the delay which
has been encountered in arriving at a
peaceful solution of the difficulty. It is
couched in such terms that it will be left to
congress to instruct the president to send
an ultimatum to the Chilian government,
under the terms of which an ample apology
must be rendered without delay, upon
penalty of war with the United States.
There will be no misunderstanding of the
language employed by the president. It
will be warlike in tone, and will indicate
moat uumistakably what the president
desires congress to do. It is now under
stood that the message aud correspond
euce will be sent to both houses at noon
It is not likely that at the cabinet meet
ing the president will encounter any op
position to liis project, except irom secre
tary Blaiue. Mr. Blaine is said to be of
the opinion that tha Uuited States can
gain nothing by a war with Chili, and will
abate nothing of its dignity should it take
no other action than the severance of
diplomatic relations. Secretary Blaine is
still firm in the belief that tbd Chilian
government will redeem the pledge which
Minister Montt has already given of a
satisfactory reply to the demand of the
United States. He fears, however, that
trouble may be precipitated by the course
pursued by our naval representatives in
Chilian waters. He is also apprehensive lest
the Chilian government, lacking an ade
quate kuowledge of our resources and of
our somewhat underrated navy, should
take umbrage at the service of an ulti
matum, and ne.mit war to be declared,
when, if a little more time had been given,
a peaceful terminatieu would have fol
lowed. THE CABINET MEETING.
Washington, Jan. 19. The cabinet
meeting today was devoted nlmost entirely
to the consideration of the Chilian ques
tion. The proceedings were only tempor
arily interrupted by a slight illness of Sec
retary Blaine. There is reason to believe
that the government has received dis
patches through the Chilian minister look
uig to a peaceful and satisfactory solution
of the question in dispute, aud that they
were submitted to the cabinet tod iy. This
will have a most important bearing on the
question of submitting the correspondence
to congress at present, and it may possibly
do away altogether with the necessity of
referring the question to congress. It is
known that the president desires to ex
haust all diplomatic means before submit
ting the matter to congress for action.
Notwithstanding the existence of strong
reasons to believe that the correspondence
has taken a favorable turn, the most dili
gent inquiry fails to secure any official
confirmation of the receipt of dispatches of
a peaceful tenor; and, on the other hand,
one member of the cabinet this afternoon
declared that there was no change in the
situation. The cabinet will discuss the
matter where left off today, when inter
rupted by Secretary Blaine's illness.
It is learned officially tonight that the
president's message on the subject will
not be tent to congress tomorrow. In
deed, there are strong surface indications
that the president has practically deter
mined to;postpone final action on this
matter until next week, and thia gives
color to the belief that conciliatory dis
patches have already been received, and
that more are expected.
TALK AT THE CAPITAL.
There was a lnll in the talk in reference
to the Chilian matter on the house side cf I
the capitol today. What talk there was
indicated a general belief and desire that
war might be averted. It was rumored
during the afternoon that Chili had of
fered to arbitrate the differences between
the two conntries, and that England bad
offered ber services as arbitrator. A dif
ference of opinion was manifested as to
whether the United States should accept
arbitration without an expression from)
Chili of reuret at the lawless acts of her i
citizens and a disavowal of official connec- j
tion or sympathy with them. Some)
thought that the United Starts could ac- j
cept an immediate arbitration without a ,
sacrifice of her honorable position. One
member -was anxious that the matter '
should take definite form one way or tue .
other before Chili's formidable war vessel,
the Captain Prat, row building in France,
can be compltteu. xam. vessel is now
Despite the pacific talk of today, shonld
the president, in his forthcoming message
to congress, recommend that congress de
clare war, the vote of concress would be
one of tbe most emphaticaftirmatiTes ever
recorded iu the capitoL But there would
be a minority, among them tbe two Alli
ance members, Kyle and Peffer. A reporter
today conversed with them on the topic of
the probable war.
"The sentiment of the people I repre
sent," said Mr. Kyle, ns against war with
Chili. Such a contest would be a national
disgrace. The bare idea of going to war
with a country smaller than one of onr
states is cruniaaHy ludicrous. Tbe Uniui
States cannot afford to pose aj-a bally, but
it can afford to wait."'
War with Chili would be an absardity
inexcusable folly," aid Senator Peffer.
"It is iometbinz not to be seriously
thought of by sensible people. I am op
notd to war as lous as other means of set
tlement are available. To be sure there is I
am war feeling throughout the country.
but that is not strange, nor is It national ,
ly creditable. The ptrrerted doctrine ofj
patriotism is responsibi ior tbl. Tbe j
idea that tbe trouble st Valparaiso ceasti- J
tutes a caoe for war springs from a rcis- j
taken sense of honor. A Jo of our sailors, j
mess of them probably lntoxicud, btcasse I
parties to a brawl, and because two or
three of them were killed we mut bring
about, at an enormous expense, the death
of many more of our people. The proposi
tion is perfect foolishness.
"Let the president and state department
handle the matter cautiously and with
proper deliberation, and, in course of time,
I believe we could arrive at an internation
al understanding. Later we would ask
for au indemnity, and it seems to me that
any reasonable request for financial repar
ation to the families of the men killed
would be favorably responded to. The
statement that 60,000,000 people the big
gest, richest and most prosperous nation
on earth should entertain the idea of war
with a little country like Chili is an ab
surdity. We know" better, and our knowl
edge should be apparent in our actions."
JOHN BULL INTERESTED.
Washington, Jan. 19. It is reported at
the cap'tol today that the government of
Great Britain has taken steps to bring
about a more friendly feeling between the
Uuited States and Chili, and will intervene
to effect a settlement of tbe trouble. A
member of the foreign affairs committee
of the house this afternoon said that be
had not received the information officially,
but bad no doubt of the correctness of it.
Other members who were seen had not
heard of the reports It was said that Chili
was not in a position to make the neces
sary advances', and that Great Britain had
offered her good offices, and would "en
deavor to arrange a basis on which au
amicable agreement might be reached.
THE VALPARAISO IN QUIRT.
KEW York. Jan. 19 A special to tbp
World from Valparaiso says that the re
port of the public prosecutor to the judge
of crimes has been made public. It is a
very long document, containing 8,000
words. The various Chilian witnesses
disagreed as to how the disturbance arose
in which the two men of the Baltimore
were killed, and as to who fired the fatal
shots. The American witnesses, however,
all agreed that the row occurred over an
insult offered the American sailors by
Chilians. The Chilians spat in tbe faces
of the Americans, and a mob was already
formed to prevent the Americans from re
senting the msult. ihe police not only
did not protect the sailors, but took Dart
in the demonstration against them. Sev
eral American witnesses swore that while
Johnson was holding Biggin's head in his
lap, while he was lying iu the street,
severely wounded, a squad of Chilian
soldiers approached them and the two
leaders fired two shots into Riggm's body.
Notwithstanding this testimony, and
the concurrence of sevetal American wit
nesses in it, tbemiblic prosecutor rejected
it. and accepted the testimony of the
Chilians, which was to the effect that the
Americans were wholly responsible for the
disturbance, aud that the two men were
killed by some persons unknown. In tho
case of Turnbull there is much conflicting
testimony, but on the strength of an ad
mission by Carlos Gomez that he used a
knife against Turnbull and the evidence
of two witnesses that Jose Ahuamada iu
flicted blows on the Americans and that
Roderiguez stabbed Rigain in the hip,
they find them guilty, but add that there
is no evidence to show that Turnbull's
death was caused by the wound inflicted
by Carlos Gomez. John Davidson, a Bal
timore sailor, is found guilty of bitting
with a stone a one-armed Chilian sailor,
who was knifing an American sailor.
The final findings were as follows: "I ask
the court to condemn Frederic Rodriguez
to miuor punishment in the minimum
degree of from forty to fifty days; Carlos
Gomez to minor punishment in the mini
mum degree for three years; John David
son (the American sailor) to prison in the
medium degree from ton years to fifteen
years, and Jose Ahuamada to prison in the
medium degree from three years and one
day to five years."
A gentleman who understands the Chil
ian people and government pretty well
says that it is difficult to say wbac is the
motive of the government's conduct unless
it be war. Some things am be explained
away, and some otUer things cannot.
Some times they seem bent on making
difficulties and addding inult to in
sult. Among some of them, so this gentle
man says, the opinion prevails that the
Uuited States would not condescend to
light so inferior a folk, but among very
many others there exists au insane belief
that she wonld nut dare do it.
The Chilian fleet has had steam up for
the last three or four days, and they have
more or less torpedo practice every day.
The authorities now give out that the
ships are to go south for exercise. The
generally accepted rumor, though, is that
they have bees ordered to the btraits of
Magellan, with the intention of lying in
wait for Admiral Walker and the white
squadron, in case he should be ordered to
the west coast. This may or may not be
true, but there is no doubt that the ships
are in fighting trim and ready for action.
CHILIAN NAVAL MOVEMENTS.
NEW York, Jan. 19. A Washington
dispatch printed here states that Com
mander Evans has reported to the navy
department that four of the best cruisers
in the Chilian navy will leave Valparaiso
on Jan. 20 for the btraits or .Magellan, wltn
a torpedo boat besides, irrom i another
w . ... " ' .
Oincer comes biia nuuiuuuiti juiurmuuuu
that the captain of one of the English
ships of war in those waters said that the
Chilian commander informed bim that tbe
fleet was goiu: "on a special mission."
"Yon may be astonished before long," he
said. This new3 is interpreted to mean
that Admiral Walker's .fleet may be baited
there and directed to turn bick or risk a
flht. This is the most serious indication
of Chili's hostile intentions that the de
partment has yet received. raval officer
say it can only mean one thing: that Chili
means to open the ball bers.e.f. The vessels ,
to co are siid to be the Esmeralda, the
Almirante Cochrane, the Pinto, a new un
armored crniser whose sailing rate i 19
knots, and the ConaelL the famous fast
torpedo boat that blew up the Blanco En
calada. Admiral Walker, on bis flag ship,
the Chicago, arrived at Montev.deo ou
Jan. 1L He wa today informed of what
might happen to him, and was warned to
make ready for it. For tho first time
there is real alarm here at tbe threatening
danger to Admiral Walker. His squadron
la not equipped wub torpwloei, and the
Chicago might be blown up in spite ot tbe
utmost Tigilance. It would be a daring
and plncky attempt, but so was tbe suc
cessful attempt on tbe Blanco Encalnda.
Commander Evans also Informs tbe depart
ment that he is taking tbe most extreme
precaution, on account of what be hai Lem
told, for the safety of the Yorktown. He
does not intend to be blown out of tbt
water if be can help it.
THE 3ALMACEDA EEFUGZES.
Netv YOBE, Jan. 19 The Herald' Val
paraiso cxbirgrain states that tbe Chilian
government had official knowledge of tbe
departure of the refnuees from tbe Ameri
can legation to tbe Yorktown, and lined
with defctiv. the route throujb the city
to where tbe Yorktown wo lying, In order
to protect tbe passage of tbe ref usees.
The government denies having official
knowledge of tua departure of tbe refa
gee but tbe above statement is corrobor
ated by facts. Telegrams are constantly
passing between tbe British minister and
the British admiral iHolthamj, dilaUag
npon the tte of aHairs between the United
ixtes and Chill.
LONDON. Jan. 19. Tne Pacific Steam j
Elder, fr m Valparaiso for Ijverpool, bas
beeii wrecked on Canuua rock Jn tbs
Strait of Magellan. All tbe psstugers
and crew of tbe steamer wens saved, but
tbe vessel herself w expected to be
a total los- A dupatch from Santiago,
Chili, say that tbe news of the wreck is
-or,.W Vnrx-h .rntmnt own t. th.
.t.. ;- K-,.- ,, r-.. K.kJ
steamer tUAt a. number ot tne rem gees
who bad souzbt safety at t&e Ameri
ca.! legation cad left the country. It is
reported tbat passage was secared for
tn-m under false unroes, and tbat tbe gov
ernment xs bigltly elated at their now fall
ing into its Lands. 1 be pnger n
proceeding to Conception, a Chilian port,
-SO miles aostCTTUt of bantiago. Tee ac-
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thorities nt that place have received orders
to arrest all tbe refugees found among the
shipwrecked people. All the mails on
board tbe steamer have been lost.
Washington, Jan. 19. Commander
Evans of the Yorktown.at Valparaiso, has
informed the navy department that tbe
Chilian steamer Esmeralda left that port
early tins morniui: to go to tbo as-istanca
of the British mail steamship John Elder,
reported ashore 1(30 miles south ot Valpa
raiso. Commander Evjins dispatch made
no allusion to the Yor! town's bavins been
fired upou, which is taken as an absolute
refutation of the rumor to that effect.
The report that the Chilian refugees were
on board the stranded mail steamer when
it went ashore, and that they have fallen
into the bands of tbe Chilian government,
is false; because the ref ugees are all still
on board the Yorktown.
Admiral Gherardt's flagship, the Phila
delphia, has sailed south from the Barba
does, presumaoly for Montevideo. This
indicates a general naval movement of
importance, as the station lines ot the
naval system are absolute, except iu case
of au emergency.
New York, Jan. 19 The World lias a
special cablegram from Valparaiso, under
date of Jan. 19, stating that tha Chilian
government has notified Commander
Evans of the Yorktown that it a-, uuable
to guarau'et the safety of the refugees on
board his ship if lie undertakes to transfer
tnem to any ueparnng sieamer. uu mat.
neither could the government prevent any
steamer on which they took refuge from
being searched in any Chilian port at
which the vessel might touch on the way
north. There is no change in the position
of the government in regard to these
THE NAVT TARDS.
New YORK. Jan. 19 It is said In the
navy yards that the United States govern
ment is negotiating with the Motgan
steam packet line for the purchase- ot four i
of its lastest vessels piyinj: oetwoou mw
city nd New Orlenns, namely, tbo Elmo,
the Elmonte, the Excelsior and another;
also, that the navy department bas.A3rendy
purchased one ve-sel of the Svaunth hue.
These vessels will be used as tra nports,
to convey troops to invade Chili, in the
event of war.
"Speakmc of Savannah and the jotith,"
said a gentleman who had heard of the in
formation. "I have just retumeoi from
New Orleans, and fouud the war fever
there very high, much higher than it is
here. They suy in the Crescent cir that
they are able to furnish men aud vessels
enough to wipe Chili out cf existence.
They only akof the federal government
arms, ammunition and equipment."
San Francisco, Jau. iy. Captam Wil
liam 11. Jenkius ot the American chconer
Keweena was yesterday examined by
Judge Remey as'to his knowledge of the
attack on the Baltimore's men in Val
paraiso. He said that he -aw the attack
fiom his hotel window. Tbe mob ch-sed
one sailor to the hotel gate, but the sen
tries would not allow him to enter. The
mob knocked the sailor down and beat
him. Soon the mob attacked another
saisor aud knocked him down iu the glit
ter. One man p.cked up a Iteavy paving
stone, raised itabove his head, audbrouiznt
it down on the prostrate sailor, reuderiug
him insensible The captain says that it
w.is the most cruel assault he ever haw.
San Francisco, Jan. 19. The efforts to
prepare the Warships at Mure LJand for
sea service were redoubled today, aud by
far the largest force of men since the close
of the rebellion in now working day aud
night. The wooden ships the Adams, tbe
Ranger aud the Nipsic have been asked
for by the navy department. The Mohican
is all ready for swa. The naval officials ro
fuse to discuss matters concerning what is
likely to be done. The Cnarl&stou is ex
pected here to go into dock at once. The
Baltimore will be overhauled within ton
days. Inside of a mouth the yard cau bd
cleared of all vesels now here.
TUE GRAIN MARKETS.
Chicago. Jan. 19. Today, for the first
time, tho relations between Chill and tbe
United States had an appreciable effect ou
the price of wheat here. It wa near the
close of the session, and the result was
that the price, which hail been one cent
below the closing price of y-sterday,;jump-ed
to oue cent above that figure and ciuaed
WASHINGTON, Jan. 19 The bonne re
sumed consideration of the bill providing
for public printing and binding and for
the distribution of public documents.
Mr. O'Netl of Missouri oppoted the
measure, and moved to lay it on tho table.
A creed to.
Mr O'Neil then moved to reconsidr and
also to lay this motion on the table, pend
ing which Mr. Springer moved an adjourn
ment, which was lost, amid laughter on
the Republican side.
Mr. O'Neil's mot.on to table the motion
to reconbider was agreed to, which action
defeated the bllL
"WAsniXGTOK, Jan. 10 Thewnate today
i i ....i.r: ,..r)lnr. kill. an,)
nsfHi oerni uuuiii wuiiuiul u,,,-, uu
fhen re,uraed consideration of thoMeilcan
Mr Vest continued his argument against
Mr. Morgan replied to Mr. Vest, and
then the bill went over till tomorrow with
After an executive session the senate
WASHINGTON, Jan. 19. Secretary Blaine,
trKil. nt. thn riihinct mtlncr trxlr. erne-
rJenced another attack of indigestion,
accompiuled with nauwa, and feltaouu-
comfortable that he left the meeting about
12:25 o clock. He went riding later with
Secretary Elklns in the latter'a carriage.
Mr Blame rapidly recovered upon ar
rivine at bi home, and experienced no
further ill eflct from tbe attack of Indi
gestion. He would have attended the din
ner given to the cabinet tonight by the
president but for a severe snowstorm.
THE HOUSE RULES.
WASHINGTON. Jan. 19 Tnere will be
onlr a few chances made in tbe rulra of
the" Fiftieth congreai. A rule will be !
added, llmltlnc to one hour tbe call of the
states on Mondays for tbe introduction of
bills, toe oUict neiDg to prevent Diumin-
terioz on suspension days, by wastlnc
tiroe in the introduction and reading
lone bills. It is also likely tbat a rub- will
be framed to prevent prolonged fUHbaMter
log. by enabling tbe bouse to briog to a
vote any measure on whtcb It desire to
close debate. The ruls will be D reseated
to the bouse on Tnur&day.
Washington. Jan. 19 The pre.Wnt
and Mrs. Harrison gave tbe first state din
ner of the aeasoa tonight in bosetr of tbe
Secretary Trvj ha approved tbe report
of tbe commision wnlcn selected Algiers,
Li., zs a site for a dry dock.
Four MONROE, Va., Jan ',9 Secretary
Foster's erudition u aitcfeaitsed.
THE TENNESSEE MINER3-
NA5HV1U.E. Tenn.. Jan. 1$ Setwm j
and 2 o'ctock this morning 2)00 miners
m!hml fin ih hill aboet the CVasl ermrff
tocXrtde and kept tip a csastant fire !
xrosnd tbe small bea-xrs wbiefi o&ataictd
tbe 10 state troirtr. Tbe tnteer came to
near tbe pcke that en excage ef fire
was ibdtxlseo in. oie ot Um Mtawr
r fe.r ad iL ts tfaca?fet that tfc. tninrrs
L,l 4 .rvar it,inw-ar fl ffi, I
r.ha w of the sxat trwKw hi afcl fr
rei&lwrcemeat. awl e eap7 f -
fan:rr ba bee ot otM. trtna KitaxTilie. j
A Sgfet is expected at any sjosieert. a I j
misers -ay uo rcre srfdier wtft atr tbe
valley. Tfaocga Ue aoMtsr are weM torsi-j
fied, tbe mlorra outnumber then HO to L
and Jbe misers of Kesuscky are rrdy f I
joia tbe Tensee laborer.
GOULD AXD THE WESTERS
The Demand for a Special Meeting
of the Organization Xot to
1e Complied With.
The WaH Street "Ward Ched WUh. a
Desire to Break Tip the Oombwatioa
for Stock Jobbing Purptsw.
Texas Salt Producers Demand aa Increase
in Freight Bats in Older to Meat
the Competition of the Saasas
and Miobigaa Artick An
Appeal to the Taxa
New York, Jan. 19 Rcswell G. Miller,
president of the advisory board ot tha
Western Traffic association, declined to
say this afternoon whether be ahould com
plv with the request of tho Missouri Pa
cific to call a ipecial meetiiu; of the ad
visory board to cousider t charges of
rate cuttmir nirutust the Atcblsoa. tha
Southern Pacific and tho BurltnxUm roudi..
Under the rule of the nsoemtion it re
quires the board of director of three com
panies to unite In a call for a special
meeting; but that would be no obstacle to
Gould, it is said, as he controls the direct
ors of at least three railroads in the asso
ciation. It was said ti u director of ona
ot tb railroads in th Western Traffin
association today that he did not think
that a special meetintr of tho advinory
board would be held, or, if held, it would
not be until next March, a month before
the time for holding the regular meeting
This gentleman, wbo occupies a leading
position iu a great railway' council, aid
"Some people are j-nid to be abort c)
stocks now aud tbe disruption of tbe West
ern Traffic association just at this time
would be a good thing for them. All the
conditions ior forcing a disruption of tho
association are favorable now, ami if Gould
wishes to do'lt he may perhaps be able to
accomplish it. 1 decline, tbougli, to make
any prophecy about tbe matter. Gould's
s"umed indignation at the alleged niow-uc-ss
or unwillingness of tho advisory
board to tako up or aottle tho charge ot
rate-cutting is very edifying, but It does
not tleceive Wall street.
"There Is no parallel between the Leed
case nnd the cases now under considera
tion, except in just one pactlcnlar, aud
that is that the same word occurs in both,
namely, Vugar.' That Is the only simi
larity in the cases. There was a technical
violation of the rules by on ot the three
roads agaiust which the charges of ratu
cutting are made, and that 1. the only
ground for Gould's assumed virtuous In
dignation. There was no tariff in force
between the poiuta on which the roads are
charged with cutting tho rate on aunar
and the roads made a rate. Instoad of
waiting some weeXs or montlia while
rates were beiug fixed by tho commission
ers aad agreed to by the other roads is
CniCAGO, Jan. 19 Tbo action ot the
Missouri Pacific directors. In calling npoa
the advisory board of the Western Trafua
association to call a .special meeting with
in thirty days, is taken aa an indication
that uould wns not bluffing when b
threatened to withdraw from the nocI
tiou. The meeting will be called to Inves
tigate rate cutting by several roads. It
still feems likely that the Missouri Pacific:
will withdraw, which would mean the
death of tbe association. Gould's road will
undoubtedly withdraw unless tbe official
responsible for rate-cut tin are dlchHrgL
according to Gould's demands. President
Cable of the Hock Island aaya that the
official who cut the rateu In violation of
the agreement abouM be dUobariced, even
though they be the presidents of tha
ST. Louis, Jan. 19. The Southwestern
Railway and Steamship association's lata
committee Is holding meeting in this
city which will last tbe entire vrek. One
of the mont important matters on the
docket is tbe question of alt rates. The
proprietors of Texas salt works and also
the Galveston shippers are complaining
that they cannot compete with the salt
producers of Kansas aud Michigan, aud
sk that shey be protected by tbe state of
Texas. YWerday a delegation of tlim
appeared before tbe railrosd commis
sioners of that state and asked that the
railroads be rtquird to pot up their rata
on Kansas and Michigan salt. Unli
that b done they would bave to ko out ol
business, as they could not possibly com
pete with outside dealers. 1 hey could not
produce the.r salt m cheaply as the salt ot
Kansas and MIctilgan conld be product,
and as the aUU ia forbidden to put a tariff,
on this Michigan and Kansas salt, the
only way the Texas producers and dealer
could be protected waa by raising the
freight rates on tbe Kansas and Michigan
A TESSIBLE ACOIDEirT.
A Eleigbiog Party Ean Down by a Iat
ST. Lorns, Jan. 15. A little before 11
o'clock thu evening a party oftwsnty
two started out for au evening's ecjey
meut of sleighing. Of these eight ar now
jo the raorgne, and nearly ail tbe other
i are In a LotplUL Tbe party waa Bw
up of metnUn or tbe t lover i-i
Pushing cinb, a social organization of
rJ ,,, a!i ,3 oa, conveyance,
wblU waiters Jn tbe leaumg ioci rwranr-
large fonf-faor slelgb, aad were mure
Jog o tbetjty irom tue iauaoiuw rvam
bouse, nwr rrtst park.
At tbe harwb street eroioz of tb
Wabasn rl!rod, an acodent- occarrwi.
The train was too via g at tbe rate of
twenty five miles aa boor, and (be Mode
was nrst. Owing to this tact tbe
?aginecr did not s tbe sleighing
psrty ontll fairly upon tb-si. Tbo
tender struck between tbe !l
bore and tbe aWgb, kiUiss two of toe
bcre and throwing tbe occupants of tfc
slelb In every direction, bo great was
tbe sb'ck tbat two of tbe i)ared wer
alterwards found oa top of tbe eab.
Tbe dead nuasber eigfcl Ikit fireef
tbeir names are Scsewa. txi red
bert. Gut N-wbort, Wiit KioGt. J. J5ckaf
H and C. Vo HbreH.
The resMiatcz tfcrs are awaiting identl
ncattoii. AdfcwSleejs, t&colrml
driver f Ue leans fc . It la Iter
povtsbte U ge the saw t wendd.
It s believed tbat at least teer el tfc
weasdtd will dc
eURKED TO DEATH.
BASortx, Mtsa.. Ja. TO. At Veper,
tweety mtur uortb ot here, a Sweda (jaata
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cm today: Tldtf, thM Ditivc, Prlsoo
liVward, Cetor, L GJppv. Curiase.
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