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MAYSVTLLE, KY., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1896.
THE BLIGHT OF WAR.
Cuba Is Being Reduced to a
RESIDENTS CRYING FOR PEACE.
Exports of Sugar una Tobacco Decreased
to a Mcro Nothing Tho United States
Will Not Itccocnizo tho Insurgents as
Belligerents Spain Says tlio War Must
Go On Other Cuban War News.
Washington, Oct. 21. Should Spain
fail to crush out the Cuban insurrection,
intervention by tho United States,
either nlono or in conjunction with
other powers, would bo welcomed not
only by tho patriots, but by every resi
dent of Cuba having tho welfare of tho
island at heart. Even tho Spanish resi
dents, with tho exception of a fow men
holding military or civil appointments
under tho crown, would bo glad to seo
tho war terminated by any means short
of tho humiliation of Spain.
Tho statistics of Cuba's trado with tho
United States afford a striking illustra
tion of how this country has suffered
from tho war. General Woyler's order
prohibiting tho further export of tobac
co called tho attention of tho world to
tho fact that this industry had been so
nearly destroyed that tho Cuban plan
tations were no longer ablo to supply
more than was needed for consumption
on tho island. Tho importance of this
single Cuban product is shown by tho
fact that tho United States alono pur
chased Cuban tobacco and cigars to tho
amount of moro than 10,000,000 annu
ally. Of even moro importance, commer
cially, is tho sugar product of Cuba. Its
exportation has not been prohibited, but
its production 1ms practically ceased.
Tho total imports of Cuban sugar for
tho first eight months of 1890 amounted
to only 9,204,180, as against 30,249,104
for tho first eight months of 1895.
Tho annual production of tho island
is about 1,000,000 tons.
Cuba is now a blighted country, and
yet, under a proper government, with
the enforcement of tho law and tho pre
servation of law guaranteed, there is
scarcely a limit to her wealth. It is
estimated by statisticians familiar with
tho natural resources of tho island, that
an annual export "trade of moro than
300,000,000 could bo built up in a few
PATRIOTS MUST FIGHT ALONG.
Tho United States Government Will Not
ltecogulze tho Cuban Insurgents.
Washington, Oct. 12. It can bo
stated on good authority that there has
been no change in tho declared policy
of tho government with respect to Cuba,
nor is any contemplated. As is well
known tho sympathies of tho adminis
tration, as individuals, in a largo meas
ure, aro with the insurgents, but if they
gain their independence, it will bo
without any intervention, other than
amicable on tho part of Sir. Cleveland.
From the inception of the present dif
ficulties in Cuba tho administration has
used all reasonablo diligenco in prevent
ing tho fitting out in this country of
hostile expeditions against tho Spanish
authority in Cuba, and this vigilanco
will bo continued to tho end. Tho gov
ernment has taken this course for tho
purpose of showing to tho world that in
ternational law is held sacred in tho
United States, and also for tho purpose
of making it impossiblo for Spain to
successfully prosecuto any claims against
tho United States for damages growing
out of filibustering expeditions, as might
be tho. cas were tho officials less alert
in preventing such expeditions, and in
It can bo stated also that tho sending
of the revenue cutter Wiudom to sea
with sealed orders has no special signifi
cance whatever boyond tho purpose of
tho treasury department officials to keep
secret from Cuban agents tho move
ments of tho revenue fleet. Hitherto
insurgent agents in this country, through
Cuban sympathizers, have managed to
securo all necessary information regard
ing any contemplated movement, even
in advance of our own officers, and as a
result tho purposes of tho government
have been defeated. This has occurred
bo often that tho officials have deter
mined to put a stop to it, as far as possi
ble, by issuing sealed orders to tho cap
tains of revenue cutters, which orders
aro not to bo opened until well at sea.
PASSED THE CENSORSHIP.
Theso Dispatches Permitted to Ho Sent
Out by Go n oral Way lor.
Havana, Oct. 21. Tho supremo court
of war and marino has ordered tho prep
aration of now cases against tho crow of
tho American schooner Competitor, who
will now bo tried before an ordinary
marine courtmartial. Tho preliminary
steps have already been taken. Laborrd,
the commander of tho schooner, and
Melton, tho American newspaper corre
spondent, will bo tried in accordanco
with tho provisions of tho treaty of
Consul General Leo is in good health
and the report circulated by La Lucia
in a dispatch from Washington to the
effect that tho general had asked to bo
recalled, is classed untrue.
Four boats marked "Three Friends"
have been found on tho beach south of
Jftruguo, province of Santa Clara.
During tho month of September thero
were 20,238 sick persons in tho hospitals,
of which number 1,082 died from differ
ent causes, 744 died of yellow fever and
22 died from wounds received in fight
ing the insurgents..
How tho Homo Government Is Deceived.
Madrid, Oct. 21. Tho shipment of
25,000 reinforcements to Cuba will be
gin early in November.
A dispatch from Havana to Tho Im
partial says that in tho recent fighting
in Pinar del Rio province. Maceo lost a
number of officers, including his chief
supporters. His men, tho dispatch
says, aro split up and wandering about
tho country without camps and without
War Must Go On.
London, Oct. 21. A dispatch from
Madrid say Seuor Canovas, tho premier,
declares that tho statement that Spain
will abandon Cuba unless tho war is con
cluded in March is falso and ridiculous.
Tho premier adds that nothing could
exceed tho loyal conduct of President
Cleveland and hia cabinet toward Spain.
SENATOR MORRILL RE-ELHCTED.
A Very Important Event Titkoi ,1'laoo In
Vermont's Stato House.
Montpelier, Vt., Oct. 21. Justin S.
Morrill of Strafford was re-elected
United States senator from Vermont
In tho senate no other name was pre
sented and Senator Morrill received the
entire 80 votes.
In the house Mr. Morrill received 213
votes and Herbert F. Brigham of Bak
ersfield, Democratic candidate, received
In tho joint assembly this afternoon
Senator Morrill's election will be form
This honor paid to Senator Morrill by
his native stato is an incident of more
than usual interest. When on tho 4th
of March next ho is formally inducted
into tho office which ho has filled for 80
years, he will commence a term which
bids fair to break all records of member
ship in the national senate. Mr. Morrill
is 80 years of age.
WORK OF SALVATION.
Uniformed Evangelist Army of tho Episco
New York, Oct. 21. Tho Herald
says : The Protestant Episcopal church
of tho United States is about to organizo
an army of uniformed evangelists, who
will bo under military discipline and
compete with tho Salvation Army and
tho American Volunteers in tho field of
Christian work among tho poor.
This important project was decided on
at a meeting of prominent clergymen
from different parts of tho country held
in the church missions house. Tho mat
ter came up for consideration somo time
ago before tho Parochial Missions so
ciety. A committee of this representa
tive body was appointed to investigate
tho army project. Tho investigating
committee's report was read and recom
mended, tno adoption or tno army
scheme A committeo was appointed
and it will at once proceed to make de
tails of the organization.
Tho plan will include the best features
of tho Salvation Army and of the church
army of England, from which tho for
mer organization sprang. Uniformed
corps of trained evangelists, under mil
itary discipline, will bo stationed in dif
ferent cities. These men will preach in
tho streets, and bo aided by bands of
music. Tno worlc ultimately will in
cludo tho erection of laborers' homes
and lodging houses for men and rescue
houses for fallen women.
LAST TRIBUTE OF RESPECT.
Funeral Services Over the Kemaitis of the
Lute Honry E. Abbey.
New York, Oct. 21. Funeral serv
ices over tho late Henry E. Abbey, tho
theatrical manager, were held yesterday
in tho church of the Paulist Fathers,
which was crowded with friends and
acquaintances of tho dead man who had
assembled to pay tho last tributo of re
spect to tho memory of tho dead.
Among tho pallbearers wero ; A. M.
Palmer, Angustin Daly, D. O. Mills and
Many peoplo connected witli the dra
matic profession wero present ; also rep
resentatives of tho Elks and other social
Tho chief mourner was Mr. Abbey's
young daughter, Miss Kittio Abbey.
Tho body, after tho services, was
taken to the Grand Coutral station and
convoyed in a private car to Auburn
dalo, Mass., whero Mr. Abbey's first
wife and son are buried.
London, Oct. 21. Tho Constantinople
correspondent of Tho Morning Post
says: "It is officially known hero that
Mr. Terrell, tho United States minister,
has not far tho last 10 mouths mentioned
to tho porto the passago of a guardship
through tho Dardanelles. In fact cordial
relations exist between the United
States and Turkey."
LAKE VESSEL SUM.
All on B ard Havo Probably
PART OF THE WRECKAGE FOUND.
Tho Nnmo of tho Itoat Could Not Ho As
certained, Only Its Spar licliig Seen A
Dream Verified Albert J. Frnutz In
dicted For Hcsslo Little's Murder Other
Ohio Stato News.
Sandusky, O., Oct. 21. Intelligence
has just reached this city from Locust
Point that a vessel foundered in tho lako
off that point somo time last week. Lust
Thursday, as Captain Cleaver and a
crew of fishermen wero near their
grounds they notico a lot of wreckage.
With the aid of a glass, the captain and
his crow say they wero ablo to seo a
spar projecting from tho vessel some
distanco away. On going to it thoy
found that a vessel had been sunk, and
tho captain is of tho opinion that it was
Thero was nothing in sight by which
tho name of tho boat, could bo ascer
tained, and no information has been re
ceived from any sourco that a boat has
been lost, but it is certain that a vessel
lias gono down at that point, and un
doubtedly with all on board.
A Cleveland Woman Foretold of Her Son's
Cleveland, Oct. 21. Mrs. Johnson
of this city recently discovered that her
son, Edwin Jones, and her daughter,
whom she lost 18 years ago, wero in In
dianapolis, living in Cornell street. Tho
son was a postal employe. Sho went to
Indianapolis and found him ill. Sho
returned to Cleveland ufter seeing him.
A few nights ago sho dreamed that
her son was dead. Sho says sho could
seo him in tho coffin and peoplo wero
draping tho house with mourning. Sho
was so impressed that sho wroto to In
dianapolis that day. A letter camo say
ing that tho son died the night beforo
MINERS ARE IDLE.
When the Whistle Illew No One Kcported
nt the Shnft.
Glouster, O., Oct. 21. The whistle
blew for work at Mine 10 yesterday
morning, but no one reported at tho
shaft. All tho mines are idle and one
miner will not work unless all work.
A massmeeting was held here yester
day, and tho prospect is that tho men
may accept the 45-ccnt rate for tho
present. Thero is, however, very strong
opposition to accepting the scale, which
means starvation wages, and many men
will hunt work at other places. Both
operators and miners aro anxiously
awaiting tho outcome.
BESSIE LITTLE'S SLAYER.
Albort J. Fraiitz Indicted by tho Grand
Jury For First Degroo Murder.
Dayton, O., Oct. 21. The grand jury
ended its investigation of tho cruel mur
der of Bessie Little, and in tho particu
lar report which was mado public at
noon an indictment was returned
against Albert J. Frantz. Tho indict
ment charges murder in tho first degree.
Frautz is still confined in tho jail,
whero he has spent a good deal of his
timo reading his Biblo. Ho made no
expression when ho was told that tho
grand jury had returned a true bill.
Frantz' trial will bo set for tho com
ing term of covjt.
Stovo Woiks Destroyed.
Akron, O., Oct. 21. Tho largest firo
that has visited Akron sinco tho Schu
macher mills wero burned several years
ago, occurred hero at midnight last
night when tho stove works of tho
Whitmore and Robinson company wero
completely destroyed. The loss will bo
200,000. and tho insurance half as
much. Tho company was capitalized for
Insane Instead of n Murderess.
Mansfield, O., Oct. 21. In tho caso
against Miss Celia Rose, on trial hero
for having caused the death of her
father, mother and brother, with pois
on, tho jury, after being out on hour,
brought in a verdict acquitting tho ac
cused, on tho ground of insanity. Sho
will probably bo adjudged insane and
sent to an asylum.
1'rlntliig Otllco llurued.
Bellaire, O., Oct. 21. Firo destroyed
tho Belmont Printing company's onico
and 'Squiro F. O. Mason's office hero at
at an early hour yesterday morning.
Loss, 8,000 ; cause unknown.
An Old Lady's Mishaps,
Columbus, O., Oct. 21. Mrs. Colum
bus Delano, wifo of tho ex-secretary of
tho interior, fell yesterday and broke
her hip. Sho is old and ill and tho mis
hap may provo fatal.
ONLY WOMEN ELIGIBLE.
The United States Government Wunts an
Washington, Oct. 21. The United
States civil servico commission will hold
an examination at tho postoillco in Bos
ton, Indianapolis und Chicago on Oct.
80 for tho position of assistant micro
scopist. Tho salary of tho position is $000 per
annum and only women abovo tho ago
of 20 will bo admitted to the examina
tion. Tho subjects of tho examination
aro as follows : Orthography, penman
ship, copylngi letter writiiig'and arith
metic. It is desirable that applicants
should havo a knowledge of tho use of
Tluptato Mill Starts Up.
Wabash, Intl., Oct. 21. Tho big tin
plate mill of tho Morewood company,
at Gate City, lias resumed after a long
idleness. The intention was to remain
closed until after tho electiou, but tho
company had too many orders. The
men in the shearing department aro
still on a strike. Their places will be
taken by improved machinery.
NOT LOST, BUT WRECKED.
Two Lumbor-Ladtm Schooners, Lung Over
due, Ktach rtilliidelpliia.
Pint.vDELi'HiA, Oct. 21. Two lumber
laden schooners who wero belioved by
their owners to havo been wrecked dur
ing tho recent storm, with their entire
crews, numbering in all 13 men, came
into port yesterday both with loss of
deck loads and sails and ono with cabins
flooded, and kept afloat only by tho
buoyancy of her cargo.
The experience had by these two ves
sels, tho Eva A. Dancnhower, Captain
Richards, from Jacksonville, Oct. 1, and
the Mary H. Brockaway, Captain Ma
gee, from Fernandinu, Oct. 2, was
thrilling, and no narrower escape from
total destruction has been reported for
Tho Dancnhower experienced tho full
force of tho storm to the southward of
Cape Hatteras and ran beforo it undoi
bare poles, with the sea leaping mast
head high over her. Ono sea lifted up
ami carried overboard her entire cargo
Captain Richards says that the storm
was oven more severe than those ashore
anticipated, and ho believes tho loss of
life and property has been enormous.
He says the Atlantic is strewn with
wreckago and crippled vessels.
Tho Mary H. Brockaway was hovo to
in tho great galo for 72 hours with seas
completely smothering her. It was a
perilous time and tho deck load of lum
ber was lifted from its lashings and car
ALBERT DOWNEN'S CONFESSION.
lie Says He Committed Murders and JImi)
Denver, Oct. 21. Albert Henry Dow
nen, a man 45 years of age, has been ar
rested by the city detectives for high
way robbery. A search of his rooms
has revealed a largo amount of booty,
and the prisoner has confessed to fully
50 "hold-ups" in tho suburbs of this
city, as well as to tho murder hero of
ono man, Joel Ashworth, and a man
and woman in California.
Ho says ho served 17 years in the Cal
ifornia penitentiary for stage robbery
and grand larceny, but was never ar
rested for tho murder.
The Ashworth murder hero was com
mitted in June last, and has ever since
baffled tho polico department. Downer
says ho is going to plead guilty to mur
der, and wants to be hanged rather than
serve moro timo in tho penitentiary.
NO TOLL GATES.
The Unique War in Kentucky Strikes An-
Feankfokt, Ky., Oct. 21. Tho war
on toll gates began in this county Sun
day night, tho Peaks Mill toll gate bo
ing demolished by unknown parties.
Monday night raiders made a concerted
move on four moro gates, which wero
Tho raiders went about their work
quietly, ami so far as can bo learned no
particular disorder attended it. Tho
poles wero removed and in somo in
stances cut to pieces. Messages were
left at some of tho gates warning the
keepers that if they wero replaced tho
raiders would again visit and burn
Tho county voted free turnpikes last
year, but owing to delay in the county
acquiring the stock in theso roads, tho
law does not yet apply to them.
VAN MASSACRE CONFIRMED.
Not an Armenian Left lu tho Entire Dis
trict. London, Oct. 21. A Berlin dispatch
to Tho Daily News says : "Tho St. Pe
tersburg Viedomosti gives details of the
Van massacre secured from fugitives
who havo arrived at Elchmiadzin. They
declare that no Armenians aro left in
tho Van district. Tho Kurds, declaring
that they wero executing tho sultan's
will, mercilessly butchered tho men,
kidnaped the prettiest women and girls
and throw tho children into tho pits in
tended for storing corn and buried thorn
alivo in order to save ammunition.
"Tho victims wero arranged in rows
and wero killed, two or three at a single
"Tho details of tho outrages on the
priests and temples and tho sacred books
and vessels are indescribably rovolting."
PROTECTED BYTHE MILITIA.
Miners From MIssourljTake tho Places of
the Strikers at Loadvllle.
Leadville, Colo., Oct. 21. Consider
able uneasiness was caused hero yester
day by tho arrival of 125 moro miners
from Missouri. Tho militia mot tho
miners at tho dopot and escorted them
to tli3 various mines whero thoir serv
ices had been engaged. About 1,000
peoplo wero gathered at tho depot when
tho train arrived and jeered tho Missouri
Prosecuting Attorney Dickson asked
Judgo Owens to quash tho cases against
tho miners charged with having beon
implicated in the Coronado riots, which
resulted in the death of Fireman
O'Keofo. After considering tho cases
until late in the day, Judgo Oweus de
clined to interfere.
Coal Steamer Driven on the
Rocks Off tho Pacific Coast.
SHE WILL BE A TOTAL LOSS.
Four of tho Number of lVrsnim Drowned
Wero l'usActiBor ami tho Other Klght
Ilclongcd to tho Crew Tho Accident
Occurred During a Heavy Fog A Par
tial List of Those That Wero Lowt.
Marsiifield, Or., Oct. 21. The steam
er Arago, owned by the Oregon Coal
and Navigation company, from Coos
Eay for San Francisco, was carried by
the current and driven on tho rocks of
tho jetty nt Coos Head yesterday. She
will be a total loss. In attempting to
laud a boatload of passengers and crew,
tho boat was capsized. Twelve were
drowned, four passengers and eight of
the crew, of which the following is a
E. M. McGraw of Coquill City, pas
senger. John Norman of Marshfield, passen
ger. Richard Walters of Oakland, passen
ger. Of the ship's crew tho drowned are :
M. P. Whittle of San Francisco, fire
man. Eric Wall of San Francisco, fireman.
Richard Patterson of San Francisco,
A. Fernandez, chief cook.
W. E. Brown, chief engineer.
J. Kurger. sailor.
Harry Sanders, sailor.
Tho accident occurred during a heavy
fog. What is left of tho steamer to be
seen is two spars projecting upon the
Tho survivors wero brought to Empire
City on tho tug Columbia.
None of tho bodies lost were recov
ered. Tho Arago was built by the Union
iron works in lbSo. Her gross tonnage
is placed at 0 17 tons. The craft has
long been in the coasting trado and is
one of tho best known boats in this port.
Of late years sho has been engaged as
a collier, carrying coal from Goos bay
ports to this city. She was commanded
by Captain Reed. He full complement
of men and officers was 20.
At this season of tho year Coos bay
bar, as it is known, is usually not very
rough, though at times, if the wind is
in tho right quarter, tho seas roll high.
During October and November it is very
difficult to tell just how tho bar may act
and navigators approach the entrance tc
tho bay with more or less trepidation.
Before jetties were constructed Cooa
bay bar had gained tho reputation of
being one of tho worst bars on the coast,
not excluding the onco treacherous en
trance to Humboldt bay. Tho improve
ments of the harbor, however, havo re
duced tho dangers that onco existed.
ENGLAND HAS NO CLAIM.
An Honest Kngl (stimuli's View of tho Ven
ezuelan lloundary Question.
London, Oct. 21. Sir Edward Clarko,
Q. C, Conservative, formerly solicitor
general and member of parliament for
Plymouth, referring to the adverse crit
icisms of his recent tpecch on tho Vene
zuelan question at York, in which ho
said that "No honest and impartial ar
bitrator or commission could decide in
favor of England's claims upon tho evi
dence," has written a letter to tho Asso
ciated Press upon tho subject. Ho
"The speech was deliberately made in
tho belief, which I still entertain, that
it will be of public service and was, of
course, made after a full study of all
tho documents officially published on
SHOT HIS DIVORCED" WIFE.
A Worthless Character Attempts Murder
and Kills Himself.
St. Louis, Oct. 21. In a fit of jealous
rage, supplemented by copious indulg
ence in liquor, William Huttinger, a
worthless character, shot and wounded
his divorced wifo, Mary Korstings, or
Kusten, and then committed suicido at
tho house of William Fox, a mutual
Mrs. Kerstings, or Kusten, has a hus
band at Peoria, Ills., and was hero car
ing for her invalid mother. Tho injured
woman was taken to tho city hospital,
whero it is not thought sho will die, as
tho bullet, which struck her head, did
not enter tho brain.
Labor Lendor Found Dead.
Chicago, Oct. 21. Robert T. Swal
low, a well known labor leader, was
found dead in tho headquarters of tho
county Democracy, La Sallo street, yes
terday. Tho gas, though not burning,
was turned on full force. It is belioved
that lie committed suicido, but no on-.
is awaro of his having troubles which
could lead to such a result. Ho wa
elected to a position on the executive
committeo of tho club a fow weeks ago.
KILLED BY CIGARETTES.
Tho "King of tho Hums" Smoked Ouo
Hundred a Day.
Chicago, Oct. 21. Edmund O.
Browne, "King of tho Bums," and col
laborator of Editor Stead in his book,
"If Christ Camo to Chicago," is dead iu
Mercy hospital. Ho was taken thero
Saturday night, suffering from alcohol
ism, his old enemy, and ho also had a
slight touch of pneumonia.
His, friends, howovor, say that his
death was duo to nicotino poisoning.
For many years ho had smoked 100 cig
arettes 'a day, and it is this, thoy aver,
that killed, hirn.