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VOL. XI: NO. 69
MARIETTA. OHIO. SATUKDA Y, MAttOH 21, 1890.
J'KICE ONE CENT
HELD A OA.DCUS.
Democratic Senators Consider
the Subject of Patronage.
A .on-Partisan Division Among the
Senators Meets With Favor.
Employes of tho Bonato at Lour Tears
Expcrloucc, irrespective ot Politics,
, to be Listed nml Charged up to
the Senate as a llody.
Washington, March 20. The demo
cratic members of tho senate held a
caucus Thursday afternoon, at tho ad
journment of the senate, for the pur
pose of discussing tho question of pa
tronage. The proposition upon which
Senator Gorman, representing tho
democrats, and Senator Elkins, rep
resenting tho republicans, havo been
working for several weeks, was
submitted o tho caucus and appeared
to meet with favorablo consideration.
This proposition provides for a non
partisan distribution of tho paWonago
equally among the ' 00 senator? who
compose the body. There are about
eighteen employes who, from long
years of experience, havo becomo
invaluable to tho senate and
theso men will bo placed fn a
list and charged up to tho senate as a
body. Thc-other places will then bo
distributed equally. There were ten
democratic senators who ceased to bo
members of the senate f with the last
session, and their successors havo no
one in office through their influence.
Tho same can bo said of tho new repub
Of course a revision of this sort means
that some of tho employes will hnvo to
go, and thoy will probably be'those
whoso senators havo lost thciijjseats,
and who are, therefore, no longer with
senatorial backing. Tho whole sub
ject, after discussion, was loft to tho
steering committee The committee
will confer with similar committee for
tho republicans and after a caucus it is
believed tho whole matter will bo set
tled on tho basis herein indicated. No
other subject was brought up in tho
Morton OclORntcs Selected.
Ogdknsbubg, N. Y., March 20. At
tho 22d district republican convention
held at Potsdam Thursday, Hon. Win,
L. Proctor, of Ogdensburg, and W. W.
Worden, of Saratoga Springs, wcro
elected dolegatos to tho national con
vention at St. Louis. Resolutions en
dorsing Morton for tho presidency
wero unanimously adopted. ,
I Jinn to into Onto 1
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and our liberal method of doing busi-
ness, we will sell you for ONE
H WEEK, commencing
Saturday, Mch. 14th,
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spring novelties for the young folks. In this de-
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Child's Knee Suit, ago from i to 45 yrs.
Good Union Oassimere, in Blue,
Black and Grey for
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Fnvoraltlo Report on tho 1)111 Admitting
Washington, March 20. -Tho senate
commlttco on territories Thursday
favorably reported tho bill for tho ad
mission of tho Territory of New Mexico
to statehood. The election of delegates
to tho constitutional convention is to
bo hold on tho eighth Tuesday after tho
passago of tho enabling act, and tho
ratification of tho constitution is to ba
submitted to the people not earlier than
tho first Tuosday af,ter tho first Monday
in November next.
Tho report shows there are '122,GSfl
squaro miles of territory in New Mexico,
and that under tho influence of lrriga
tlon it is productive and yields largo
crops of cereals and semi-tropical
fruits. Tho population in 1890 was
153,593, of which about one-half Is oi
Mexican birth or derivation. Tho as
sessed valuation of the property in 1B0C
amounted to 841,002,108, with a bonded
indebtedness of 5020,000.
In An Encounter In Plnnr Del Rio the In
surgents are Successful.
(From a Stud Correspondent of tho United
Havana, March 20. News has been
received here of an encounter Wednes
day, amid tho ruins of Cayajabos, prov
ince df Plnar Del Rio, between tho
forces of Maceo and a column of troops
under Col. Frances. Tho enemy wcro
entrenched behind walls. The troops
fought valiantly. Tho official, report
of the fight says that tho troops sus
tained lamentable losses. Tho details
have not been made public.
Col. Hernandez, also had an engage
ment on tho Mercedes estate.
The columns of Linares, Echevarria
'and Inclan are in pursuit of Maceo's
Gomez, who was in tho province of
Matanzas during tho past two weeks,
is now said to have moved west and
entered the Province of Havana.
J. Frank Clark.
rings Over Ohio Sclioolhouscs.
Columbus, O., March 20. Tho senate
Friday made a law of Representative
Cumming's bill providing for the float
ing of tho American flag over all tho
Bchoolhouses in tho state on school
days when the weather is fair, tho
measure having already passed tho
Col. Ilundy Named for Trustee.
Columbus, O., March 20. Gov. Bush
ncll Friday sent to the senate tho name
of Col. W. E. Bundy, of Cincinnati, to
be a trustee of Ohio University to fill
tho vacancy caused by the death of Gen.
II. S. Bundy.
Ambassador Bayard Censured by
the House of Representatives
For Certain Utterances in Speeches at
Boston, Eng., and Edinburgh.
Tho Resolution Passes the House, After
Two Days' Debate, by a Vote ot 180,
Yeas to 71 Kays The Following Is a
Full Text of tho Resolutions.
Washington, March 20. The houso
Friday again proceeded immediately
after the reading of tho journal to con
sider tho resolutions censuring Mr.
Bayard, ambassador to London, for his
speeches at Boston and Edinburgh.
After debate the resolutions wcro
passed by a voto of 108 to 71.
Tho following is tho text of tho reso
lutions regarding Ambassador Bayard,
reported February 25, from tho com
mlttco on foreign affairs.
Whorcas. Thomas F. Bayard, ambassador of
tho United States to Groat Britain, said In a
publio speech delivered In Boston, England, on
August S, 1805. as follows:
' Ho (tho president ot tho United States)
stands lu tho midst of a strong, soU-confldent,
and ottcn times vlolont peoplo men who seek
to liavn thnlr nwn wnv -nml T toll von nlntnlv
that It takes a real man to govern tho peoplo.
of tho United States.
Whcrqas, Thomas F. Bayard, ambassador of
tho United States to Great Britain said lu a
publio speech delivered In Edinburgh, Scot
land, on November 7. U05, as follows:
"In my own country I havo witnessed tho In
satiable growth ot that form ot state
socialism styled 'protection' which I
boltovo has dono more to foster
class legislation and create inequality
ot fortune, to corrupt publio ltfo, to banish
men of Independent mind and character from
public councils, to loner tho tone of national
representation, blunt publio conscience, crcato
falso standards in the popular mind, divorco
ethics from politics and placo politics upon
tho low level of a mercenary scramblo than
any other single cause.
It. ff.hn cnlfl nnllftv nt nrnfonllnn Vino mlipat.
tatingly allied Itself with eveiy policy which
tends to commercial isolation, dangerously do-
pletcs tho troasury, and saps the popular con'
soionco by schemes of corrupting favor and
largcsso to sroclal classes whose support Is
thoroby attracted. Thus it has dono so much
to throw legislation Into tho political market,
where Jobbers and charterers take tho place ot
statesmen;" therefore, bo It
Hesolved, that it is tho senso ot tho houso
of representatives that Thomas P. Bayard,
ambassador of the United Statos to Great
Britain, in publicly using the languago abovo
Quoted has committed an offense against dip
lomatic propriety and an abuso of the priv
ileges of his oxaltcd position, which should
make him tho representative ot tho wholo
country and not of any political
party. Such utterances nro whol
ly inconsistent with that prudent
deltcato and scrupulous reservo which he,
himself, while secretary of state, enjoined upon
nil diplomatic agents of the Unltod States In
ono speech ho affronts tho great body of his
Countrymen who boliovo in tho policy of pro
tection. In the other speech ho offends all his
countrymen who beliovo that Amoricans are
capablo of self government. Therefore, as tho
immediate ropreseetativo of tho American
peoplo, and in their name, wo condemn and
consuro the said utterances of Thomas F.
Hesolved further, that in tho opinion of tho
houso of representatives publio speeohes by
our diplomatic Or consular officers abroad,
which display partisanship, or which condemn
any political party, or part? policy, or organ
ization of citizens in tho United States, are In
dlrcllctlon of tho duty of such officers, Impair
their usefulness as publio servants, anddimln
Isn the confidence whloh they should and may
command at homo and abroad.
The vote was mainly along political
lines, tho republicans voting yea and
tho democrats nay. The populists sup
ported tho resolution.
Tho following republicans voted
against tho resolution: Baker (Md.),
Cook (111.), Draper (Mass.), Pitney (N.
J.),and Willis (Del.) 5. And tho fol
lowing democrats voted for it: liailcy
(Tex.), Cockrell (Tex.), Cummings (N.
Y.), Latimer (S. C), Layton (O.), and
Sorg (O.) 0.
Crops In South Africa.
Washington, March 30. Tho secre
tary of agriculture is in receipt of a
letter from Uoksburg, South African
republic, in which the writer adduces
several reasons for the beliof that crops
in that section this season will be a
failure and this to an extent that will
afford in South Africa a favorable mar
ket for American corn, wheatand flour.
The writer states that ho sends to Mr.
Morton a local journal containing in
formation confirmatory of his state
ments. This journal has not, however,
como to hand.
Snow Storms in New York State.
LocKi'oitT, N. Y., March 20. Ten
inches of snow fell Thursday night, a
high wind causing immense drifts. No
trains have arrived or departed Friday
morning. The storm is general through
out tho state At Niagara Falls tho
storm was the worst of the season, and
the snow is packed so hard that it will
be some ,timo before railroad tracks can
bo opened. The snow in many places
is two fcot deep on the level, and tho
drifts aro enormous. Railway and
other business is at a standstill.
Kx-Chlef of rollco Sneers Dead.
Kansas City, Mo., March 20.-,T1iqs.
M. Spcers, ex-chief of police qf Kunsns
City, died of heart disease at one o'clock
Friday. Ho was in good spirits and
health up until 10:80, and at that hour
called upon a friend at the city hall.
lie waB taken suddenly ill and was
conveyed to his home in a carriage,
where ho died three hours later. Mr.
Speers was chief of police of Kansas
City foSl years and until last fall was
the only chief tho city ever had.
I'lvo Men liurned, Two Fatally.
Chicago, March 20. Fivo men wero
burned, two of them fatally, Friday
afternoon in a foundry at Ashland and
Archer avenues. Thoy were: Michael
Douovich and Peter Rovitoh, fatally
burned; Edward Dayis, Miles Conway
and Alexander Cameron serious burned.
Tho cupola in tho converting shed fell
from its support, hurling the molten
metal on every) side. Tho men who
wcro injured, wero working nearby and
I could not escape.
After a Short Discussion of tlio Btcnenre,
.' tho Scnato Adjourns Until Monday.
Washington, March 20. Thero was
no tlmo lost in getting at tho confer
ence report on tho Cuban resolutions
Friday morning. Tho reading' of
Thursday's journal was dispensed with,
und thero was little or no morning bus
iness to bo disposed of.
Mr. Sherman (rep., O.) promptly
moved that tho conference report bo
taken up; but as soon as that motion
was agreed to and tho report laid bo
foro tho senate, Mr. Allon (pop., Neb.)
requested that ho might address tho
senate for half an hour on the" Dnpont
election case. Mr. Allen wound up his
speech by declaring emphatically that
ho would voto against Mr. Dnpont be
ing recognized as senator.
A motion to adjourn over until Mon
day was made by Mr. Gorman (dcm.,
Md.) and was in the absence of Mr.
Sherman objected to by Mr. Lodgo
(rep., Mass.) who desired to havo action
on the Cuban resolutions.
A call of tho senate was had in order
to give time for Mr. Sherman to return
to the chamber, and 00 senators re
In tho meantime Mr. Sherman re
turned and he expressed tho hope that
the motion to adjourn over would not
be agreed to unless there was first an
agreement reported as to a time for
taking a voto on the Cuban resolutions,
I To that proposition a strong objec
tion was made by Mr. Halo (Hep., Me.)
on the ground that two-thirds of tho
time occupied in tho Cuban discussion
had been occupied by tho members of
the committee on foreign relations or
those who sympathized with their re
port, and that theio were many sena
tors who desired to be heard on tho
other side of tho question.
Tho vote was taken on Mr. Gormon's
motion and it was agreed to. Yeas, 42;
J" " ,,",I,?.c"tttlI'r,"'a:r. Al?u Wn!
i I'',t0',lr,," rhon b,'oots nls Adversary
i .i nil u iiuYuiinn
Chicago, March 20, Private Allen,
of Compauy A, Fifteenth infantry, shot
nnd fatally wounded I'rivato Call, of
the same company, in the post quarters
at Ft. Sheridan shortly after nine
o'clock Friday morning. The two mon
had quarreled at tho breakfast table
and agreed to bottle it by a boxing con
test. Tlie fight was fierce, Call potting
decidedly the best of it.
At tho end of tho bout Alien left tho
quarters, it was thought, to obtain a
drink of water. A few minutes later
ho returned, carrying a revolver, and
before ho could be stopped, fired at his
adversary, inflicting what is supposed
to bo a mortal wound.
A rush was made for 'Alien, and in
the confusion tho revolver was again
discharged, this bullet probably wound
ing tho struggling man. Allen is be
lieved to bo insane. An investigation
of the affair has been begun by the offi
cers of tho post.
Longest Session on Record.
Ottawa, March 20. Tho voto on tho
second reading on the Manitoba schools
remedial bill was taken in the house of
commons at six o'clock Friday morning,
tho second reading being carried by a
vote of 113 to 9 1. The amendment made
by Mr. Laurier (oppositiou leader), pro
posing a six months' hoist, was defeated
by a vote of 115 to 01. Tho house then
adjourned, after 33 hours' continuous
sitting one of tho longest sessions on
Four Dead, Two Hying.
Winnipeg, Man., March 20. A ter
riblo explosion occurred at tho gold
mines of Rossland, in tho remote north
west country. As a result four men
are dead and two moro aro seriously
hurt and will probably die. Two boxes
of gunpowder ignited while being
thawed out in a tunnel. Tho dead are:
Thomas Gibbons, married; Mike Rav
igan, single; Joseph Dolan, single; Dan
iel Lynch, single.
Tho Sentcnco Approved by tho President.
Washington, March 20. The presi
dent has approved tho sentence of dis
missal in the case of Medical Director
Edward Kershner, convicted of giving
false testimony. Tho dismissal dates
from March 17. Secretary Herbert de
clines to mako public the president's
endorsement of tho findings or to give
any information abotit tho case.
llrltlsh Ship Goes Ashore.
Astoria, Ore., March 20. News
reached hero Friday morning that tho
British ship Glenmomg went ashore in
a fog on tho Washington coast, 18 miles
north of Columbia river Thursday, Two
of the crew were killed while leaving
tho vessel; tho others wero saved. Tho
ship.will be a total loss. Sho was from
Callao for Portland in ballast.
I'avorablo Itcport on the Senatorial Elec
Washington, March 20. Tho scnato
committee on privileges and elections
Friday morning made a favorable re
port on amendment to tho constitution
providing for tho election of United
States senators by a direct vote of tho
people. Tho report is very volumin
ous. Another Flood, at Woterbury, Ct.
Watehbubv, Ct., March 20. The
floods in Waterbury of February 0 and
20 wero repeated Thursday night with
probablo loss of 810,000 to tho city and
town streets and to the stocks of mer
chandise. Naugatuok and Mad rivers
are both yery high. Tho rainfall Thurs
day' wns'four inches.
Chicago Tailors Triumph.
Chicago, Maroh 20. Tho striko of
the Special Order of Custom Tailors is
already practically over. About forty
of the shops closed will open at onco,
tho contractors having signed tho con
tract drawn up by tho men. The strilce
began Wednesday yvlth a reported num
ber of S,000.
A cream of tartar Baking Powder. UlKhesi
of all in leavening strength Latttt Unllto
States Government Food Report,
IlOYAL UAKINO POWDE11 CO.. 1C0 Wall St.,N."V
New and Interesting nappenlngs Within
Scrlons Clmrgo Against n Itlploy Ilusiness
Man Tho Amount, It Is Said, Will Ho
Rii'LKV, O., March 20. W. N. Schaaf,
a merchant here, is missing, and is said
to have forged certain checks with tho
name of T. E. ShotwellOther forgeries
aro also said to have been unearthed,
one paper bearing tho name of Qus
Groppcubacher, which ho says is not
No idea as to tho extent of tho work
can as yet bo conceived. Purchases
were heavy and wcro not confined to
Ciucinnati alouc, many of the orders
being placed in tho cast, and from that
quarter of tho globe creditors are ex
pected on every train, and no doubt
homo of them are in possession of
Schaaf's whereabouts are unknown,
but that he went soutli is evident, as a
letter received hero bears the postmark
of a south-bound train, on which he
THE EDWARDS FAMILY,
Ot Toledo, )., I..iy Claim to Viiluaulo Prop
erty In Lowell, Mass.
Tolihio, ()., March 20. A. II. Cold
ham, a prominent attorney here, left
Thursday to examine into the apparent
ly well-founded claims of a family
named Edwards, heirs to prop
erty in Lowell, Mass., said to be
worth millions and now occupied by
sovoral cotton mills. Tho family con
sist of the children of Daniel Edwards,
who camo here from Massachusetts 33
years ago. In his last bickness Ed
wards referred to a fortune which ho
might have secured had he been able to
go down east.
Tho family was encouraged in tho be
lief that their claim is good, from tho
fact that a few weeks ago a newspaper
printed in the southern part of tho
state advertised for the heirs of Thorn
ton Edwards. Daniel Edwards was a
nephew of Thornton, who was during
his life a'largo cotton manufacturer in
OHIO GAME LAWS.
How They Havo Iteon Revised by tho
Houso of Representative.
Coi.UJinus, 0.. March 20 By tho
game laws, which finally passed tho
house Thursday afternoon, the season
for hunting quails extends from Novem
ber 10 to December 15; squirrels, doves,
prairie chickens, woodcocks from Sep
tember 1 to December 15; ducks, rails,
Bnipc, plover, coots and mud liens,
from September 1 to April 10. Tho
killing of Mongoliau, English and ring
necked pheasants and deer before No
vember 10, 1900, is prohibited. Thero
is nothing in tho laws as passed which
restricts tho killing of rabbits. Tho
season for tho sale of game is mado to
conform to tho shooting season.
Blew Ills Hrnlns Out.
Ci.kvki.and, O., March 20. A special
to tho Press from Marion, O., says Wm.
II. Eckhart, the oldest olothing mer
chant in Marion and candidate for pro
bato judgo on the democratic ticket,
blow his brains out Friday morning. Ho
was despondent over financial troubles.
He made all preparations for suicide,
borrowed a revolver, was instructed
how to use it and where a shot would
Miners' Annual Convention.
Columbus, O., March 20. President
M. D. Ratchford, of tho state associa
tion of miners Issued tho call Thursday
for the annual convention of tho asso
ciation. It will meet hero on April 0.
As tho wages for tho year in this state
ore already settled, the convention
will not bo a very important one. Tho
annual convention of tho national as
sociation of miners will meet hero on
Alleged Fcst Olllco Robber Captured.
NonwAidc, O., March 20. The' police
of this city Thursday night captured
ono of tho two robbers who robbed tho
Wellington, 0., post oftlce of Sl.800 in
stamps and money a few nights ago.
Tho capture was effected by the officers
who wero in waiting in tho loft of a
barn where tho booty had been hidden.
Jerry Sullivan, tho robber captured,
was shot. Theother escaped.
Tho Dldo'SacccesTuTly Floated.
Glasgow, March 20. Tho now cruiser
Dido, which stuck on the ways while
being launched in the Clyde on Tues
day, was successfully floated Thursday.
She is being examined to ascertain to
what extent, if any, she has been dam
Superintendent of Fisheries.
Washington, March 20. Tho sohato
committee on fisheries Friday morning
ordered a favorable report on tho nom
ination of Com, JJrico to bo superln
tendent ot fisheries. '
Arrival and Departure of Trains.
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Leave 0:20 a.m., 2:40 p. m
AmuvE 10:40a.m., 6:55 p.m.
O. It. U. U. (Eastern Time.)
Sonin 10:23. 2: to a.m 7!Sfln. m
NoitiH 11:15 p.m.; 0:40, 7:23 a.m
sRufris W. Peckham.
The latest addition to tho
United States Supreme f
Court. His reputation was ?
I the cause of his promotion. "
Is our reputation good with 1
A our customers? Here is an-
i other chance to prove it: on ?
g Saturday we will .show our ?
full iine of Children's, Boys' I
and Men's Pants for Spring. 1
, The assortment will bo high- I
ly pleasing to wearers. Will I
4 show of Knee Pants alone,
& actual count, 40 dozen of
6 New Patterns for the Spring a
o trade. Values simply ex-
5 traordinaiy. Sizes in Knee
Pants 3 to 1G; some of them ?
come in stouts for fat boys. 9
authored I'roui All Farts of tho Country
The German reichstag, in committea
Thursday evening, passed tho firstl
reading of the sugar bill and fixed tho
import duty at 40 marks per 100
kilos, instead of 45 marks.
Tho British schooners Forest BoU
and Zenith, both of Swansea, camo
into collision in tho channel Thurs
day night The Zenith was sunk and.
five of her crew wero drowned.
Word was received in Maiden, Mass.,
of tho death of Prof. Farley B. God
dard, Ph.D., the well known archaeolo
gist, in Eastman, Ga., where ho had
gone for the benefit of his health.
At Krebs, I. T., fire of unknown
origin destroyed James Degnan & Co.'sr
general store; J. J. Phillips & Co.'s fur
niture warehouse, and J. Jacobs' dry
goods store. Total loss, 539,000; insur
ance about half.
The senate committee on fisheries Fri
day mornlngvordered a favorablo re
port with amendments on tho bill to
protect tho salmon fisheries of Alaska.
All reference in tho bill to salmon trout
was stricken out.
Alexander McLachlan, who was ono
of the best known Canadian poets, and
who has been called "The Burns of
Canada," died suddenly at his resi
dence 'In Orangeville, Ont., Friday, at
an advanced age.
Lee Glasscock, a member of tho city
council of Austin, Tex., lias disap
peared leaving behind forged papers on
which ho had obtained soveral thou
sand dollars. It is believed ho will try
to reach South America.
A mixed train on tho Chicago, Bur
lington and Quincy railroad was wreck
ed at CarrolltonJ Mo., Thursday. J. B.
Miller, of Carrollton, and Conducton
Smith were seriously injured. Four
freight cars were smashed.
Commander Booth-Tucker, who baa
been appointed to the command of tho
Salvation army in the United States,
and his wifo will nail from Southamp
ton for New York on board the Amer-
ican line steamer St. Loulii, on Satur
day. Hon. Noal Dow, the father of prohi
bition, Friday celebrated his ninety
second birthday. Thero were no formal
exercises, but ho received congratula
tions from many friends over tho
United States. Gen. Dow is in excel
An attempt was mado Thursday to
float the now cruiser Dido, 6,000 tons
which, while being launched in tho
Clyde, Glasgow, on Tuesday, stuck at
the foot of the ways and remained half
in the water and half on land, -'I'Hte'WU
temct was a failure.