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SihI1Ius' Vcheuie Ilcfore
S. " "-ii 21
Gonornl Swnyno on tho 15th
advocated tho claims of the Paci
fio Cablo Company of Now Jersoy,
in which ho is interested with
Colonel Spalding of Honolulu
and othors,beforo thollouse com
mittee on commerce. Ho urged tho
Houso committeo to recommend
i tho Sonata bill which authorizes
tho Postmnstor-Genernl to con
tract for a cable from tho Paoifio
Coast to Japan by way of tho
Hawaiian Islands with an annual
subsidy not oxcoeding SIGO.OOO.
A bill has been roported to tho
House for a subsidy of 100,000 a
year to tho Pacifio Cablo Compa
ny of New York, in which James
Scryrasor and J. Piorpont Morgan
It was arguod by Qonoral
Swnyno that thn British cablo pro
joct endangered the success of tho
American enterprise unless im
mediate stops wero takon by Con
gress. Ho urged tho Houso to
adopt a plan winch would insuio
competition for a subsidy, bo
Moving no bill giving a Biibsidy
to a particular company would
succeed while it wob known that
othor rosponaiblo parties desired
That part of tho project of tho
Sorymser Company which con
templates n cable from Japan to
China General Swayno hold to bo
') unnecessary, because two estab
lished cables filled that field now.
Nor did he boliove tho cablo could
bo finished to Honolulu within a
yoar and to Japan within eighteen
months, as tho company offers to
do. Ho offered in behalf of tho
corporation ho represents to dood
Colouol Spalding's concessions
from tho Hawaiian Government to
the successful biddor under any
bill which provided for compoti-
LATEST FOREIGN NEWS
Aiiitiist.vrioN TitKiTY noom:n
in i'.Mrii srATi:s np.natf.
Knelling Cnlinn Nltiiittlmi Intelll
Kviica finm All 1'ai'tt of
Rev. Dr. Cyrus Hamlin line
issued a reply at Boston to charges
against American missionaries in
Turkey, mado by F. Hopkiuson
Smith tho artist. '
Nearly nil the mines in Lend
ville, Colorado, will bo closed
owing to a refusal of owners to
pay for pumping tho wet mines.
Tom Lowo, 20 years of ngo,
under arrest in Toxns on indict
ments for disposing of mortgaged
proporty, has confessed to having
married sixteou wives within tho
past eight years. All of them aro
alivo and, so far as hn knows, un
Williom M. Roe, who was hang
ed at Napa, '"HI., on tho 15th for
the murder of Mrs. Greonwood,
confessed before his execution to
twenty six murders.
General Miles will ask Congress
for 83,000,000 appropriations for
armaments at four points of
tho Pacific Coast.
R. G. Dun & Co.'s latest weekly
review of trodo reports a
better feoliug in trade ciicles, and
prophesies good times.
Two Canadian delegates aro in '
Washington to protnoto moro in
timato trade relations. So tar as
cau be learned tho results havo
have uot been satisfactory. Tho i
objection raised by tho Americana
is that the natural products of I
both countries are the same.
Professor Lewis Swift of Mount
Lowe Observatory, Cal., has been ,
notified that tho Royal Antrono-1
inical Socioty of Euglaad has
awarded to him the Jackson gold
medal in recognition of his astro
Captain Philo McGifiin, TJ. S.
N., who was in command of a
Chinese battleship at the battlo of
tho Yalu river, recently wont tew
porarily iusano from tho effect of
his injuries on that occasion. A
Now York dispatch of the 15th
says ho is much improved, his
mind being uncloudod.
No choice of a Californian has
been mado by McEiuloy for his
New England will havo a ro
prcsontativo in it.
Senator Sherman of Ohio has
admittod that ho has accepted the
office of Secretary of State.
LAWYEIl IN ntlBON.
ThcophiliiB B. Steel, a Now
York lawyer, is in prison for want
of $200 bail on a ohargo of passing
a worthless check on Clara Da
vonport, a typo writor. Sho also
accuses him of betraying her
whilo employed in his office
Steel bolongs to an old family in
Kontucky, and has practised law
in New York thirteen yoars.
Mrs. Britton, matron of nn
ophaus' homo near Dallas, Toxas,
which was burned tho night of
tho 15th, saved th'p lives of tho
orphans in hor ohargo, but whon
sho thought of hor own ohildron
it was too late. In attempting to
reaoh them sho was beaten back
by tho flames, and throo of thorn
porishod besides two othor
ADHIFT ON AN ICE FLOE.
A strip of ice ton miles long
broke away from tho shoro of
Lako Michigan, on tho 15th iuat.,
and upon it woro thirteen fisher
men. Two yawls woro manned
for tho rescuo and rescued four
men, but tho nino romaining had
rushod to tho othor side of tho
floo, hoping to land upon an isl
and. Darkness came on, and it
was feared the mon could not cs
capo. Tho tomperaturo wns zoro
nnd there was an occasional snow
The cruiser Montgomery is in
the lirixikiyu lrv dock For leiiHirs
to propeller nnd bottom, injiiied J
by striking -luuuu in iew iorK
Chief Engiiiper S. B. Bitmap
of the Olympirt and fleet engineer
of tiie Chiucso station, has broken
ilowu physically and has been in
II. B. M. S. Pheasant is at San
Francisco. It is sufipectod sho
may go to sea to intercept tho
ship Swnnhilda and tnko oil But
ljr, tho Australian multi murder
er, before proceeding south.
Huntttou'a Pacifio railroads i
funding bi.'l was defeated in tho
Houso nt Washington on tho 11th,
by a vote of 1G81 to 102.
-mi o . !i. t;
iiu itiiiiuiuia una uuiiuiiiiuuoijr
authorized a favoratJo report on
Senator Gear's bill, providing for
commission of Cabinet othcials
to sottlo the indebtedness nf tho
Pacifio railroads to the Govo'vi
men. Govornor Budd declared Satur
day, January 1(5, a legal holiday
to celebrate tho defeat of tho
Thomns S. Piatt has boon no
minated for U. S. Senator by the
Republican caucus of New York.
Senator Teller is snro of re
election from Colorado.
Souator Mitchell's opponents in
Oregon aro trying to beat him by
preventing a quorum in tho Le
gislature Tho Illinois situation is compli
cated by the lato appearanco in
tho field of Congressman A. J.
Hopkins of Aurora.
Dolawaro is deadlocked ovor
tho caudidacy of Addicks.
Geo. C. Perkins has been re
elected Senator for California.
Shortridgo gracefully accepts his
AIJITIIATION TltEATV HOl'KLUSH.
Siguatnros to the treaty of arbi
tration between Groat Britain and
I tho United States were exchanged
nt Washington on tho 11th iuat.,
by Sir Julian Panucefotu, British
Ambassador, nnd Hon. Richard
Olney, Secretary of Stato of tho
I A Washington dispatch of tho
15th says that, on a poll of Sena
tors, ouly sixteen declare their
willingness to yoto for tho im
mediate ratification of tho Anglo
American arbitration treaty. Only
sevou aro non-committal, nnd all
tlm rest, for various reasons, op
posed to tho treaty. It requires
sixty votes to ratify tho treaty.
Mr. Oluoy cannot find them in the
Tho Valparaiso Horaldo sayB
tho treaty "amounts to a solid
allianco of two of tho greatest
powors of tho world for tho main-
touanco of penco between Europe
aud America, and what is moro
important, from tho American
point of view, is that it is an
allianco to uphold tho Monroe
Othor papers of Valparaiso
comment favorably on tho treaty
nnd praise tho work of Prosidont
Clovoland, Secretary Oluoy nnd
Tho Loudon Chambor of Com
morco has tolographed a com
mendation of tho treaty to tho
Now York Chambor of Commerce
Professor Horrou of Iowa
gives tho London Chroniclo nn
interview, iu which ho declares
that tho pooplo generally through
out tho United States approvo of
the Anglo-American arbitration
A Loudon correspondent evi
dently Amorican disoussos tho
treaty as a clever movo of Groat
Britain to gain nn allianco with
tho United States for Bupport in
Europoan politics. Accoptanco
of tho Mouroo doctrine is repre
sented nB tho prico. It is signified
that tho Amorican nation will not
tako tho bait.
A Vienna dispatch records that
tho nowspapors there generally
hail tho treaty with satisfaction.
It Beoms likoly to rovivo tho old
popular movement against mili
tarism. Tho opinions thoy ox
press aro nn echo of a widespread
feeling against th6 armaments of
Europe and of a hopo of a dawn
of a better orn.
Satisfaction is similarly dis
played by tho papers in Berlin,
I which seize upon the signing of
I the treaty to point out that it
served tho interests of the Anglo
Saxon race, claiming a predomin
ance nnd spreading itself to all
quartern of the globe.
General Benjamin P. Tracy,
ox-Secretary of the Nnvy, after
, reading tho treaty has changed
his mind from favorably 'rcgard-
in;lo condemning it.
Cardinal"-Gibbons in nn inter
view nt Baltimore
uimnalified lerme hid approval of
Sir Travors Twiss, ono of tho
greatest authorities on interna-
tionill ,RW of
died iu Euglund at tho
ago of bo
IX UGLY MIsr.VKE.
Tho Czar of Russia beckoned to
a gardener working in a park.
A gunrd, seeing tho man running
toward the Czar, shot him dead,
thinking ho wus an assassin. Tho
Czar was deeply affected by tho
OUAUDINO AOA1NHT THE I'LAOUE.
Russia is taking stringont
measures throughout tho south of
tho empiro to oxcludo tho plngo.
Fianco and Italy aro taking
strict precautions against England
and India on account of the
cholera and tho plague. Franco
now subjects all passengers from
Plymouth to five dayB inspec
tion. KUSSIAN dOLD COINAOE.
Tho Russian Government is go
ing to resume miutago and, to
settle doubts as to the nominal
cash valuos of gold coius, will
mint imporinln of a valno of 15
instead of 10 roubles, nnd half
imperials of a valuo of 7
instead of roubles, tlieeo coius, how
ever, being of exactly the mimo
weight end Jiuoness as oxisting
NOllLE TOIIY LANDLORD.
Tho Earl of Mayo, a Tory
landlord, spoaking at Killarney,
offered to co-operate with tho
Irish Nationalists in obtaining
financial justice for Ireland. Ho
threw baok in Arthur Balfour's
teeth his assertion that Irishmen
could not pull togethor on this
question. Ovor-tnxatiou, ho con
tinued, had caused many revolu
tions. SCENE IN A CHUnCH.
During the coromony of con
firming tho elecUon of Dr. Men
dell Croighton na Bishop of Lon
don, on tho 15th, John Kousil, a
layman, read a protest against the
oloction on the ground of Dr.
Creighton'B ulleged attompt to
"undo tho work of tho Reforma
tion by introducing tho trinkots
of Rome" Tho Vicar General
rofused to listen to the protest,
and Konsil protosted again, ask
ing why the Vicar General did
not call upon tho objoctors to
como forward aud why ho did not
hoar thorn. This called forth
applauso and stamping of feet,
miuglod with criea of "Hoar,
hoar I" nnd countor cries, "Ro
niembor, this is a church!"
A diBpatch from Madrid, refer
ring to the Cuban docroo, says
that later tho question of n re
ciprocity treaty with tho United
States, moro liberal than tho con
vention of 1891 between Sonor
Cauovns and John W. Foster,
will bo negotiated.
According to Senator Shormau's
statoinont in an iutorviow, the
Cuban policy of tho MoKiuloy
administration will differ very
littlo from that which has beon
laid down by President Clovoland
nnd Secretary Olnoy. That ia a
policy of non-intorforonce.Seuator
Shorman said the promised re
forms would givo tho Cubans
practical autonomy nnd ho hoped
would settle tho question.
PLAN TO I'UllCHASE CUI1A.
Washington, Jan. 15. Repre
sentative Sponcor of Missinsippi
todny introduced a bill, which
follows: "Tho Secretary of State ,
is horoby authorized to offer to
the Government of, Spain a sum
of monoy not to exceed $200,000,- '
000 for the puiubaso of tho Island
of Cuba, and tho snin of $10,000,
or so much thereof as may bo
necessary to defray the expenses
of poudiug negotiations, is hereby '
FALL OF SANTA CLAltA.
'fdispatch recoived in New
'York on tho 15th roports that
Gouoral Gomez carried tho city
ol on u in uiuni oy storm on uanu- i
ary 9, and was moving on Havana i
with 18,000 men. Losses iu tho
battlo woro on tho Spanish side
900 killed and wounded, with a
largo supply ol munitions nnd
supplies Thoro wero 1500 Cu
bans killed and wounded, or 000
moro than tho Spanish loss.
ADVANCE ON HAVANA.
Couriers who havo slipped
through tho Spanish lines in
Matanzaa proviuco bring tho nous
that General Gomez is undoubted
ly marching on Hnvaus, slowly,
but surely, and Mint his advauco
guard is laying in waste tho coun
try as thoy proceed. Tlio penplo
of Havana are at least becoming
alarmed at tho situation and all
tvuw juaaiui villi uuu tiiiuimjr
loft the place.
Another lato Havana dispatch
aays Ucuernl Woyler lias started i
out with a Btroug force to look for j
ACCUSED BY A CONSUL.
Now York, Jan. 15. On tho
complaint of Arturo B. Topeto,
tho Spanish Consul, EuriquoTru
jillo, editor of tho Cuban news
paper El Porvenir, was orrostod
today. The prisoner wns takon
boforo United States Commission
er Shields, who fixed his bail at
$2500 and sot hi& examination for
next week. The warrant upon
which tho arrest wns mado
charges that Trujillo aided and
abetted in a military expedition
to Cuba by menus of tho steam
ship Horsa, which left this port
in 1895. Trujillo furnished a
MOVEMENT TO KEEP LEE ON.
Tho friends of Gouoral Fitz
hugh Leo, Consul Gouoral of tho
United Statod nt Havana, thinks
ho wnutB to remain in Cuba for
a year or two after Major MoKiu
loy is inaugurated, and Cleveland
will do all ho can to iuduco his
successor to permit tho Virginian
to hold his place. Gouoral Leo is
avory poor man. Ho has a worn
out farm in Stnfford county on
which ho plowed like nn ordinnry
faim baud in 1885, tho year ho
was norainatod and elected Gov
ornor of his Stato. His book on
tho war brought him Bomo monoy,
but that wns oxhausted long ago,
as ho has a largo and oxpousivo
ROYAL DECItEE OF ItcrOUMS.
At a Cabiuot mooting in Madrid,
tho Queen Rogent presiding, it
was decided to grant roforniB in
Cuba, and a royal docrce of such
will shortly bo issued. It will go
boyoud tho powors nlroady grant
ed by tho Cortes, whioh will havo
to grant a uiu ol lnuemuiiy tor
Tho docroo, it is said, will bo
promulgated on the next foto day
of tho youug king, May 17, whioh
is his ohristeniug day. But tho
Madrid newspapers believe tho
Cuban reforms will bo published
early in Fobruary, without await
ing tho rosnlts of tho military
Porto Rico ia also to have re
forms in the direction of moro
MOltE ABOUT MACEO'S DEATH.
A Havana dispatch via Key
West, January 15, says: It de
velops moro aud more clearly
every day that Antonio Mncoo
was led into an ambush whoro ho
waB killed. Spanish accouuta
agree with Cuban up to tho point
whoro Maceo's baud was Biuldeu-
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I'sonpo I'rom 'riilnl,v mill limit
llliifrir Willi nu Oflicor Oir n
NimIiic llulluy I ruin.
In coiim idiitioii with a gentle
i man who arrived here in the
Zealandia, ono of tho Bulletin
staff was informed that the oper
ator of the opium ring nt the
., , ,, , . .,
other Mclo-tbo man who put tho
e-" '" cracker boxes at Portland
which were addressed to a firm iu
; Honolulu had boon nrrested and
j convicted over thoro for dealing
! in opium that had not paid in-
terunl revenue duties. The in
formant had read it iu the ConBt
papers before ho left. So hie
j A search back throngh tho file
l of tho San Frnncisco Chronicle to
I Deceinbor 10 failed to reveal any
I such.uows. But iu tho iue oi
, the 12th of that month theie ap
pealed a dispatch from Tneuum,
dnri nml 'Hue(.es8flli un,ak for
Hbert of a , wLo ia ,,..
nsniugton, describing a inoct
duced by tho niiino of JoIuihou
nnd as "a prominont momberof
tho 'gang which has been ship
ping opium to Honolulu 1 tho
Portlnud Hawniiau steamer line
Johnson," it is added, "was sen
tenced to a year in prison from
Spokane sowial years ago tnr
smuggling. Ho had siuco been
conducting operations very quiet
ly, nnd the Customs officers had
boon watching him."
Tho account goes on todescribo
Johnson's operations iu enrrying
opium with a two horso toaiu hint
summer. Ho carriod it to stn.ill
towns iu tho intorior, whence' U
was shipped to Portland by rail.
Probably sonio shipmonts were
hauled clear to tho Columbia
rivor and sent to Portland by
boat. Tho account then proceeds
to describe Johnson's enpturo nnd
"Tuesday last Johnson drovo
into Roy with acoverod carthiied
at South Tacomn. He unloaded
two heavy druinmor's trunks aud
waited impatioutly for tho south
bound train, which was nearly
throo hourB lato. Ilia suspicious
actions and studied attempts to
avoid Dr. Warren and other citi-
zoiib wlioso ncquaintnnco no nnd
mado during tho Bummer led to
his arrest. Ho jumped and ran.
but two shots ovor hia head
brought him to a standstill.
"Constable Nottleson at.ulud
with tho prisoner for Tacomn, oc
cupying a sent across from him
in tho tourists' car. At Johnson's
urgent request Nottleson un
faBtoued hia handcuffs. Johnson ap
peared very nervous but caused
no nlnrm until tho train was
thundering down tho grade into
the city. Two miles south of
Pacifio avonuo ho jumped for the
door. Nottleson spraug also,
catching his coat. In tho door
way Johnson turned aud eoized
Nottleson, a much smaller man.
Thou ho turned completely around
and jumped off tho platform wi.h
tho constnblo ahead of him. Net
tlosou wns found unconscious halt
an hour lntor, his skull having
boon fracturod by striking n stone.
Tho smuggler escaped In hia
trunks wore fonnd oighty-rive
pounds of opium, which is now in
the marshal's bauds."
The roport from which tho f oro
going information has been ex
tracted was shown to an occasion
al visitor from tho northwest Pa
cifio Coast. It was corrhorated
by him, but ho thought tho date
woro wrong. Ho had left thoro
on tho 11th, tho vory date of tho
dispatch, tho epieodo described
had been old nows then, and ho
could not understand how it was
so lone getting iuto thoSau Fran
cisco papers. Johnson ho know
t-woll and aaid ho had nover been
iu thoao islnudn.
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