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THE CAPE GIRARDEAU DEMOCRAT.
BEX IF. ADAMS, Publisher.
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1891.
VOL. XVI.-NO. 10.
t. E. ZNGELMANK.
ATTORNEY AT LAW
; Ones at store on Harmon Strwt,
OAPB CIRARDEAU. MO.
& S. HARRIS.
Physician and Surgeon
Office la irar of Trlekr f Drue Store, eoraet
f Independence and Spanish Streets. Caps
Girsrstoau. rwspeeial auentioa fives M
fcurrerj and b.scaaes of reaulss.
, H. A. ASTHOLZ,
Bocistary Bufldlnraod Loan Aosoctstiow.
Secretary Soutnea-tera nistrtot Asrfcoa
sural boo let. Office, Court hoaso.
Do Your Insurance Business
In company vboae record la the past to t
.ruaraaLee for the future. Insure ia lis
HOME, OF KEW YORK.
LEO DOYLB, Agent,
No IB North Main Street. Cap Olrsrtlsssv
Oapo Girardeau, - Ma
A en. for tke followfnf
Reliable Companies :
Tranktia Mutual, of St Louis.
CI tire nit' !niiranoe Company, St Loula,
SprinvnoU Insurance Compur. Spring
These are thme of the bstan4 1
ompanktin the country.
Nw roods rpcHved weekly. Groceries at
arsysfreh. Store comer of Fountain ao4
aiarmony Sirwfts. hotJ.
whop on Main street, one door sooth of tts
Ail kinds of t rrsh Meats and 8aasagre l
rays on band. leUvery wagon run everf
snornlng. July 28.
TL 1). engei7mam,
Millinery, Dry Goods
No. Mo Harswav Street,
CAFE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI
F. W. VOGT,
Stoves aid Tint are,
Entire new stock, the latest improved anal
twrt Conklni and lleortnjr stores to the mar
ket. All kinds of Job Work dono In too boat
Banner and at moderate prices.
ROOFING AND C UTTERING
A specialty and work truaranteed first -clasa.
Mecuaaleal and Burxlcal
tooes ail kinds of work la alt Uoa. and fntof
ntees ail work dona.
Office at residence, eorner Harmony and
Iron and Steel,
tiMM Implements, Etc, Etc
Areata of tt
HAZARD POWDER COMPANY.
Doalers sapeUed at WnoHsal. Prtoa.
ST and 39 Main Street,
OAPB OIRARDHAU. MO.
RIDER t W1CKTERICH.
North Main Strret.
A full kod eotaplato Una s
Vrugs, Patent MedtetaM-j
Perfumery, Toll Article,
One hi snr.Kn years ajro there were
in th? S4)ii th .4.:rH nogrue to every
100,000 white people; to-day there are
Ci.kak eummer sunliirht Is Raid trt
penetrate the Mediterranean nea to a
depth of 1,200 feet; winter untight to
only r00 feet.
A witn oo&c killed in California had
a strain of wheat in its crop which,
when planted, produced a variety hith
Thr largvst farm in Ihe world is said
to be in Lotiiiitta. It is 25x100 miles,
and embraces 1,000,000 acres. It cost
S50.000 to fence it,
Thk constitution of the United States
has Wen published in New York in
the Hebrew language, with explana
tory notes in Hebrew.
Twtrfc as many eriines are committed
in 1'aris by persons tetween the ajres
of fifteen and twenty as by those be
tween twentv and fortv.
Thk bicycle has become almost as
popular in Germany as it is in the
I'nitcd States. The German union of
bicyclists has over 1.405 members.
Thk prince of Weles is a colonel In
forty-two different regiments ond it
becomes a curious question as to what
he would do if his mamma should or
der them all out at once.
The Brazilian government has or
dered the purchase of 500.000 cuttings
of grapevines in the I'nited States and
Kurope for use in starting experimental
vineyards in that republic.
Miss Ki.izabkth lEn.sANn was mar
ried recently to Charles W. Wetmoroin
New York. He is the attorney for the.
company building the "whaleback
boats, and she is the pretty girl who
ran around the world
. Henry, a grandson of Patrick
Henry, attends the church (St John's)
in Kiehmnnd, Va., where the latter de
livered the speech tnat made his name
famous. The seat on which the orator
stood when he cried: 'fiive me liberty
or give me death1 is still shown to vis
itors. (ioriiam Gray, inventor of a kind of
wire by which the conductivity is in
the core instead of on the surface of
the wire, says he is convinced that
telephony is practicable not only I to
twee n this country and Kurope. through
the Atlantic ocean, but for ...jOOO 511i.es
from New York through to San Fran
cisco and Hawaii. Hello, there!
A German doctor has been publish
ing the results of a long course of vis
ual examinations. He finds that in
only one case out of fifteen arc faith
eyes in good condition. In seven cases
out of every ten people possess one eye
which is stronger than the other. In
two case out of five patients are af
fected with astigmatism. Nearly fifty
percent possess an imperfect appre
ciation of colors.
The doctors are discussing the ques
tion whether the epidemic la grippe
will return this winter. The weight of
testimony is that it is not likely to In
severe. "The raiero1es of la grippe
live and thrive in arctic cold," says a
wise writer, and 'the long hot summer
has Iwen the best possible agent to de
stroy the germs." Such diseases, bow
ever, have to wear out gradually. La
grippe will likely be a fixture among
diseases for vears to come.
An important deposit of that rare
metal known as vanadium has been
fonnd in the province of Mcnrioza, Ar
gentine Republic This metal is one of
the rarest and most valuable known,
and is used for setting dyes in silks,
riblions, hosiery and other tine goods.
The principal source of supply until re
cently has been a small deposit in the
t'ra mountains, and it has leen held as
high as SI, 500 per ounce. This newly
discovered deposit in Mendoza will
therefore be recognized as of great im
portance. Tiik army is to be set to work at pro
fessional studies, and an oflieer will
hereafter find promotion harder than
ever. The new regulation will go into
effect a year from next .lanuarv. An
important feature of the forthcoming
anler is the establishment of a lycenm
at every post in the army. Kvery ofli
eer in the service will be required to
prepare and read a paper upon such
professional subjects as he may elect
at certain specific times before these
lyceums. Attendance is also made
It was decided recently by the Eng
lish courts that the magistrates by
whom saloon licenses are granted have
absolute discretion in the matter.
Hitherto old licenses have been re
newed or new ones granted as a mat
terof course, except when it was known
that the applicant had been guilty of
some misdemeanor. Men who have had
licenses for years have lieen refused re
newals on the ground that there were
enough places for the sale of liquor
without theirs. The magistrates say
that they will decide how many public
houses a town needs, and will also have
something to say as to their location.
Lyman E. Knait, Governor of Alas
ka, in his annual report to the secretary
of the interior says the products of
Alaska exported during the year and
their value were: cases of sal
mon, valued at Si,T.Vl,3i8; 4,150 pounds
of ivory, worth 89,507; pounds
of whalebone, worth $l,503,:m; 14.81W
gallonsof whale oil, worth S4. 407; 1,138,
000 codfish, 95t)9,000; 7,300 barrels salted
salmon, $73,000; gold and silver bullion,
91,000,000; SLAM fnr seals taken under
lease, $647,e"?0; 60,000 skins -taken by
poachers, $1,800,000; other furs and
skins, 5450.000; curios, $25,000; other
products, $106,900; total. $8,941,515.
The constitution of the United States
of Brazil, adopted February 24 last,
provides an educational limitation to
citizenship. "Persons ignorant of the
alphabet are not allowed to vote at
federal or state elections. The con
stitution also excludes beggars, and
members of communities of whatsoever
denomination who are subject to
vows of obedience, etc., which implies
the surrender of individual liberty. In
this prohibition are included soldiers
on pay. Evidently the Brazilians are
anxious that the ballot In their country
shall only be cast by freemen, who
shall be at least moderately intelligent.
Thr immigration for the past two
months has been more than twenty per
cent greater than in the same month
of 1890. The conditions in the ol
world and the prosperity on this sid
will be likely to further increase th
Dumber of immigrant
Epitome of the Week.
INTERESTING NEWS febMPlLAtloW.
Ik many cities the anniversary of the
landing of the first (it'rman emigrants
in America in ICS! was observed.
Thk republican national Wiminittec
will tileet lit Washington on the f of
NovcmlKT to determine the time and
place for holding the next national re
ritKKIPKNT Hakwsos has accepted
the resignation of ex-Senator IWair as
minister to China.
Tiif.rr were S.C-J3 mile of hew rail
way track laid lit this eohntry from
January t In September Rfl-.
Thr goVfrntncilt Bf the I'nited
Ktales will reserve under the act of
congress passed at the last session
1, 2UO.U09 acres of lard on the head
waters of the White river in Colorado
Thk business failures in the I'nited
Slates during the seven days ended on
the nth numbered 341). against 8-"0
the preceding week and 213 for the cor
res Kindinsf week last vear.
Thk exchanges at the leading clear
Ing houses In the t.'ntted States during
the week ended on the Mil aggregated
Sl.iSMT:UM. against SI,3-..'l,0sUT4 the
TitK foreign exports of cotton thus
far for th season hav- been 411. SSI, as
against 54.-J! bales la--t year.
Ix ScpteinlMT over 200 Chinamen
had entered the United States from
Ax extra bulletin on education from
the census bureau shows that the total
school enrollment of the ITnitcd State,
reported July I, was close to 14.-
Tiik crop report of the government
miikes the average of wheat fifteen
bushels per acre, the best on record.
A firs is in course cf construction at
Itethlehem. l'a., to fire under water.
The experimental gun is to lie ."" feet
long and will throw a projectile 25 feet
in length, containing 4;i pounds of
nitro-glycerine, 1,000 feet through the
Tiik leading cigar manufacturers of
New York city held a meeting and or
ganized a trust to include ull the
prominent cigar manufacturers in the
Srllooi.lioYK of Maiden. Mass., n-ill
hereafter lie tanjht to sew during
Ix New York August Kelniont's five
story brown-stone house on Fifth av
enue was bnrnetL causing a loss of
Enoinf.kr .Iamks Patteksox was
killed and fifty-five ears were de
stroyed in a freight wreck near Iling
hamton. N. Y. The damage was over
At FitAviUiaiu. X. II.. A. A. l'arker
celebrated his HKlth birthday. He
graduated from the university of Ver
mont in 1S1.; and was said to lie the
oldest living graduate of any college
Tiik firm of A. S. Mann fc Co., dry
goods merchants of Kochester, X. Y.,
failed for SlOO.OOil.
Tiik Wagner Palace Car Company at
East lluffalo. X. Y.. discharged forty
men leeans' they were memln-rs of an
organiz-ation of anarchists.
A KMrooi.Kit of diamonds for a Chica
go firm. Mrs. Yancy. disappeared in
Xew York with jewels valued at f::it.
00(1. and no trace of the expert thief
con'd Iil' found.
Tiikkk trainmen were fatally hurt in
a collision on the Krie road near Kidge
wood, X. .1.
Tiik failure was reported of Theo
dore C. WvH-'ks, a broker and speculator
at Stoneham. Mass.. for S2O0.OU0.
:. K. Taylor broke the world's bi
cycle record for 2 miles at Springfield.
Mass.. making the distance in 4:4s.
IlhKMAX Kn.TZ and Alex, lioldall,
two well-known farmers of the town of
Manheim, X. Y., drove into the canal
while drunk and were drowned.
Tiik oil firm of Hart llros., at Pitts
burgh, failed for SIM). 000.
Xkki. & W.uri.KU's planing mills,
factories warehouses and sheds at Me-K-esport.
Pa., were bnrneil. entailing
a loss of S1'0,000, on which there was
IxtheC. M. Hailey's Sons oilcloth
factory at llnrleyville. Me., lire caused
a hiss "of sioo.OOiiL
pKUorltATS have nominated W.
Ilourke Cockran for congress ii the
Tenth Xew York district and Joseph J.
Little In the Twelfth. In the latter
district the republicans nominated
WEST AND SOUTH.
Ix Kansas City a cable car crashed
into a crowd, injuring thirty persons,
KX-TltKASI KKR tiKOIIOK W. MoHOAX,
of Haltimorc county, Md , was found
to Ite -.M.SiW.; short in his accounts.
Woiskmkx struck a vein of oil while
drilling for water near Medaryville.
ImL, that was flowing at the rate of
200 barrels a day.
A FIRK in Lima, O., caused a loss of
S100.000. The Times office and several
mercantile houses were destroyed.
Ix Minnesota the recent cyclone in
Itasca and Ileltrami counties destroyed
the timber on 1.000 square miles.
Ix the Fifth Michigan district J. S.
Lawrence, 'of Grand Kapids, was nomi
nated for congress by the democrats
to succeed M. II. Ford, deceased.
Fi.amks at Montgomery. Ala., de
stroyed Hunter Co.'s compress and
2.500 bales of cotton, causing a loss of
Peter Cuhick and John Williams, in
mates of the Soldi rs home at Leaven
worth. Kan., were killed by the cars.
Six acres of ground were, burned
over at Mayfield, Ky. The loss was
placed at 5100,000. with but little insur
ance. The packing house of Parker. Webb
& Co. in Detroit was damaged by fire
to the extent of SI 00, 000. One man w as
burned to death and about a dozen
others were more or less seriously
Fire destroyed the Olympic theater
at St Paul, the loss being $100,000.
Ji nc.K Johxpox, in the circuit court
at Topeka, Kan., decided that an ar
rest made on a letter or a telegram was
not due process of law.
Ai.i.krtox defeated Nelson in the
stallion trot at Grand Rapids, Mich.,
for a pnrse of 9I0.0O3 taking the sec
ond, third and fourth heats
Ix New Orleans the case against Pri
vate Detective D. C. O'Malley, who was
charged with bribing the Ilenncssy
jury, was dismissed.
The Army of the Tennessee, in ses
sion in Chicago, elected lien. U. M.
Dodge,of Iowa, president of the society.
Thr marriage of A. B. Froman and
Miss Emma J. McHale, of Colorado
Springs, CoL, took place on the top of
Pike's Peak. This was the highest ini
page on record.
ATUreennn. 111., William kisser, aH
aeronaut Hf Louisville; Ky.; was killed
by falling 150 feet while making ad
V-ccnt . .
A iiioh look Joe Cie, a negro; froiri
the jail at Omaha and lynched him for
assaulting Lizzie Yates, a years of age.
Three men roblcd the National
bank al Enterprise, Ore., in broad day
light of S3.50&
Jons and Wade Felder were ex
ecuted at Kush, Tex., for murdering
Yanee Thompson. August 17, lsDO, and
Ed. Xeal was hanged at Omaha. Neb.,
for the murder of Allan and Dorothy
Jones. He confessed bis eiime no th
Wn.l.i.tM Evaxs, fecretary bf the
Morse W ool Scouring Company of St
Louis, was said to be short $25,00J in
A frkioht elevator fell in the works
of the Shelby Cabinet Company at
Shelbyville, Ind., killing Joseph Schott,
Clinton Neeley anJ II. Thayer, work
men. Thk Kansas crop report shows Ids
yield of wheat to ite 58.:1Ml.i'.!9 bit.shelsl
oats. SfUJ'iK.O-ll Irttshelst and Born 14.V
4K." I)1S l.nshclsi
At Itrenhairt, Tex.. Aunt Ann Calla
han died at the age of 115 years.
Fire destroyed the storage ware
house of llnntcr & Co.'s compress at
Montgomery, Ala., with 2,500 bales of
cotton. Lois. 5125,000.
Thk oldest Hebrew in Maryland,
Raphael Pines died at his home in Hal
tiiuore at the age of 101 years 9 months
and twenty days
Thrkk children of Charles Smith
were burned to death in their home
near Craw-fordsvitle. list during the
alsenee of their parents
HexRY Scm I.tz has been nominated
by the prohibitionists f'"1 congress
from Ite Fifth district of Michigan.
Sixr.KR's mill and Hcald's bark mill
at Lynehburg. Va., were burned, the
loss leing $150,000.
At Napa. Cal.. an earthquake shock
wrecked the masonic temple and badly
damaged several other buildings
Ix Baltimore the Sunday laws, which
arc 100 years old, were revived, and
neither candy, cigars nor any merchant
able things except lee or milk was al
lowed to Ik sold.
Fii:k destroyed a Icrge part of the
business wirtion of Dwight, 111.
Ix a pale off Assatcague island, Va..
the I'nited States steamer Despatch
was wrecked. The crew of seventy
five men wen saved.
I x Texas the alien land law. which
excludes foreigners from buying or
loaning money on Texas land, has been
Sami ki. Sinoeki.anii's dairy farm at
Manistee. Mich., was burned, and
twenty-three cows and three horses
perished in the flames
Thk death of barles Stewart Par
ncll, the distinguished Irish parlia
mentary leader, occurred at his home
in Brighton, Eng., at the age of 15
years His death was said to have
leen caused by a chill.
Tiik new Mexico tariff will make
our beer cost seventy-five cents a pint
in that country.
At Fierra Mojado. Mex . a river over
flowed its banks and floxided many
buildings causing a loss of S200.00O.
Tiik question of separation fdun
Sweden was being strongly agitated in
Pkii'KS of food were rapidly rising
throughout the Russian empire. Re
ports from Warsaw say that the cost of
provisions had of late been doubled.
Ixfm exza was increasing in Eng
land. Three thousand people had been
stricken w ith it and fatal cases were
Ciiari.es Stewart Pakxei.i.'h re
mains were buried at Glasnevcn, near
Dublin, an immense number of per
sons being present.
It was estimated by a Russian offi
cial that S2,000,00l) peasants of that
country were destitute of food.
At Spanishtown. Jamaica, two cool
ies named Punhansing and Ilbillic, the
latter's wife and a Creole named Kolert
Johnson were hanged for the murder
of John Aller, his wife. Ins mother and
a man named Gofaden.
The revenues of Canada during the
fiscal year ended June 30 amounted to
S:;s.5i:;.0,.T and the expenditures to S18,
275,447, leaving a surplus of $2,237,650.
AxTK'U'ATixo a raise of the blockade
in Behring sea Nova Scotia ship-owners
are forming a syndicate to send
thirty-four vessels around the Horn the
coming winter to engage in sealing
next spring. British Columbian seal
ers say the Nova Scotians will kill the
industry if they send out the fleet pro
posed. The Canadian government de
clines to give any assurance that these
vessels will not lie seized.
At the earliest opportunity after the
firm establishment of the new Chilian
government a number of claims will be
presented for payment by the repre
sentatives of the different foreign na
tions there. The British claims amount
to between $50,000,000 and $60,000,0110;
Spanish and Italian claims amount to
about $3,000,000, while those of Amer
ica are only about S25,000.
Mrs Fersaspez, a Mexican woman,
left her three younger children in the
upper room of a building in San Fran
cisco, in charge of the eldest daughter,
Mercy, aged 10, who locked them in the
room and went out to play. The chil
dren knocked over a lamp and set fire
to the room. Two of them were
rescued, but Grace, the youngest, aged
4, was burned to death.
The government of the United States
has jnst concluded a convention with
Germany through the German minister
by which all our cereals will be ad
mitted free into Germany in considera
tion of the continued free admission
into the United States of German beet
sugar after January 1. which, under the
recent law, the president could stop.
The meeting of delegates for the or
ganization of the Pan-Republic con
gress an j Human Freedom league took
place in Philadelphia on the 12th. Got.
Pattison. on behalf of the state, and
Mayor Stuart of Philadelphia delivered
addresses of welcome.
A statesi ext prepared at the pension
office shows that daring the weekended
October S, 7,100 certificates of all kinds
were issued, the average first payment
on each amounting to (140.
The custom receipts at the port of
New York for the first ten days of
October were S2.684.566. For the same
days last year they were $7, .172, 942.
The twentieth payment of $89,550 on
the United Stntes steamer New York
was made to Camp A Sons, of Philadel
phia, her builders, on the )2th.
At the close of business, on the 12th,
bat $5,769,900 four-and-a-half per cent
bonds were outstanding.
The resumption of guano ahlpment
from Chili will take place at as early
MissoUni SfATE Newsj
Slislioiirl Iron Otitriit.
Missouri, according tb the census nas
riot held jler bwtl Iti tile production p
Iron-ore. . She was tlie sixth state hi
1SS0, having advanced from tenth on
the list in 1N60 to seventh in IsTO. lint
1S90 finds her down to tenth again. The
order iu nnxluction now is Michigan,
Alabama. Pennsylvania, New York,
Minnesota, Wisconsin, Virginia, Ten
nessee. New Jersey and MissonrL But
this is perhaps pot the worst of it.
Missouri lies lnt,t her rank; Slit is a Is)
bne of the few states which produced
less brfr last year thatt ten years ago.
In ISM) the product Hf Missouri Iron
mines ivns 344.I9 ibhg ions Last
year it was 265,718, a de
crease of 22 per cent. It does
not appear from the investigations of
the cenMis ofiicials that there is any
satisfactory explanation ot this retro
grade nrjvcmenL Missouri blast
furnaces as the report ehorrs M
chiefly red hematite. With It shialt ad
mixture of brown hematite; anil get 56
per CenL bf Iron. The Alabama
furnaces get Only 46 per cent Only
bne Other state shows a better percent
than Missouri, it costs in wages logel
but a ton of iron ore in Missouri only
"7 cents In Minnesota the cost is SLID.
In Alabama it is $1.06. None of the
great pnMlncing states have any advan
tage ovei Missouri in cheapness of min
ing. The capital invested in iron min
ing in Missouri is $4.61:X1)6. that isSL-
000. 000 less than In 1"M). Eight mines
lire reported In operation, giving em
ployntent to T20 people.
Klaie durational Cbmuilttcei
The state edu-jalional committee
romptscd of one prominent educator
from each congressional district and
two at large, and also the president of
the Stale Teachers' association, held a
nieeting at Jefferson City.
f Tills committee vn appointed by Col. A.
F. Fleet, ol Mexico, retiring prrMOciit of tii
st:ite a9fteiMtioii. In aecnrltinc with a
r- tuitiition of the association lit its lst ra
sion In June. Tiiis U tile itiii-t Imnortitiit
(Mr.ratiorml committee lltcctintf ever held in
thtnte The eotnttilttee tnvt fur the ptir
pfwof counseling itli the t:ito suporirt
teudent Upon the educational neetl of the
state. The roll, ies ihmI plans arree! upon
by thl committee ure to Ihj C irrie! Out in
thed nVr lit eouotl.-s of the state through
the incinlicr ol tire committee. NO tloiiht
jcreat KOfHl 17!I1 result to the wehoots of tlie
state through -uch oraniX'd efforts. The
memliers of the commute are as follows:
First congressional di-triet. A. R. Morgin,
Mfiiiphis; Scrnml. Y. K. Col -man, Mobi-rly;
Thiril, It. Shackelford, It. ehmontl ; Fourth.
C. A. Hawkins, llopsins; Fifth, J M. ;r.-en-wihmI.
Kansas City: S.xth. It M. tk-otten. So
il ilia ; S-veiitn, L. J. II ill. Montgomery Cl:y.
Kightll, F K. Cook. S- I. nils; Ninth. Georg r
T. Murphy. St Louis; Tenth, A. H. Coki-r,
Ficlcricktown: F.l-ventli, T. I- ItnlH-y, Hol
la; Twelfth, w. l. Martin, Limir; Thir
teenth. John Tnrn-ntlne. Mar.onville; Foni -li-f-nth.
J. II. Malugen. I'ieilmoiit; Fifts-nth,
t;rorge l oshorne, Warrt-nsluirg ; at large,
J T. Muir. Kirksville. anil J. X. Uarnanl,
Cape lii. anil ttl ; cs -itlliee as pre.ll"it or t !ie
slate association, W. J. Haw kins, Nevada.
llelegates Appointed by the Governor.
The governor appointed delegates to
the convention at Evansville, Intl., Octo
lier 14-15, to consiiler improvement of
western waterways as follows:
i. W. Klia k ;ionl. Iloonvlile; W. J. Me
(Juittv, ItiK-berort; Ca-rcr Krhardt, St.
Charles; .1. V. IHvidson. Ilauuilal; I". M.
Nnpton. Jos. II. Waterworllt and John I.
F mii-y. H. Louis; Will. Cov. SO-, lienev.eve;
1. II. Ilavis, Jat-kson : It. F.. Turner, hahoka;
W. V. 1.1-ach, t'a;e Girardeau; Lagrand- At
winmI. Fulton : K- Graham Frost. Salem ; John
C. Taisner. hunsa fity; Xenophon UlaoJ
and William L Wilson. l.eiiuclon; I". I.
stiatton. Marshall; J. Perry Wood, New Lon
don. He also appointed delegates to the
National Prison association meeting at
Pittsburgh, Pa., and delegates to the
Transmississippi congress at Omaha,
Mrs Mary Tuttle, the accomplished
daughter of Hon. Wilbur F. Tuttle,
speaker of the last Missouri house of
representatives, was married at Calvary
Episcopal church. Sedalia, the other
day, to Mr. Win. Kett. the ceremony
licing performed by Rev. Cyras T.
Brady, in the presence of a large circle
of friends Mr. Kett is a civil engineer,
and resides in Chicago, but at present
he is stationed in Texas The bride is
the oldest child of Col. and Mrs Tut
tle, and is one of central Missouri's
handsomest and brightest young ladies.
The conple left on a bridal trip to St
Louis and Chicago.
Had a Remarkable Memory.
Roliert Stith, colored, for many years
"hat keeper" at the door of the dining
room of the Southern hotel. St Louis
died a few daysago. aftera long illness
lie was remarkably gifted in the line of
his business He could take a dozen
hats from a dozen different guests as
they passed into the dining-room til at
once, put them on the rack, and dis
tribute them an hour afterward tothcir
several owners without making a mis
take. "I haven't much memory, except
for hats and coats but I've got hats
and coats down very fine," he used to
A Woman Bohbed.
Mrs Elmira McReynolds of Dcs
Moines la., en route to her old home
in Johnson county, Tcnn., was robbed
of $205 on the depot platform at Se
dalia a few evenings ago. immediately
after having alighted from a Missouri.
Kansas & Texas train. She was left
with only $1.50. The money lost was
the savings of three years while em
ployed as a domestic.
A New Bank.
Smithton, Pettis county, is to have a
new bank, with a capital of $12,000,
Articles of association have been filed
and officers will soon be elected.
Ills Intentions were Good.
It is said that A. R. French, of Kan
sas City, who proposed that each farmet
donate several bushels of wheat to re
lieve distress in Europe, has gone insane
On m Bad Charge.
Richard Wood, a book-keeper, was
arrested at St Joseph on the charge of
having stolen the books of the firm em
ploying him to cover, np his stealings.
A Hit- Contract.
The Laclede car works of St Louis
have secured a contract for 375 cars, for
a New York street railw-ay, the largest
contract ever made in the country.
Tt-fcr He Comaaltted Saldde.
In St Louis a few days ago, Mathiaa
Osterman, who lost money in a trade.
placed his head in front of a moving
freight car and was decapitated.
Sard Ilia Mother-la-Law.
A St Louis man has sued his mother-in-law
for $15,000 damages on the
ground that she had alienated the affec
tions of bis wife.
A New Hotel for 8U Lom-ta.
St Louis is to have a new hotel. - It
will cost $1,250,000, the festivities' asso
eitation giving $100,000, It ia badlr
TlIE M'KIXLKY TARIFF.
first Official Stat3Trierit (M ttef
Wofkinga of iho Law;
alii" Chirr or tlif llnreau or Statintlrc FP
aiftlitu Some Figure for the Serre
Wtry ot the Treaaary The
KiTect o the Kevetme.
WAPHlsr.Tox, Oct li Secretary of
Oi Ttt'aivirr Charles Foster has n
fct?.vt?H th! first Statement tit
Ihe ffperatiori of ilie JlckJiilc lnr.tr.
The points covered are the effects upon
imports and exports the production of
the revenue, and the chantres in prices
of variom articles: The" bejr.nn.nir of
reciprocity is also shown. Thi state
ment is very important and very inter
esttnfT. It covers eleven months, end
ing September 1. It was prepared by
S. S. Itrock, tliaehief of the bureau of
tatiftticB. ind is a follows
iiiirlti the el'-tVi. itlrtrttlli from Oct'il-cr I.
iw. to Auziiftt at. Hfll. uftrfff lt(f liifcntn
of thf new tariff l.iw, the tut:il Viiltie of tfttr
for-iit coiiiiut rc. Imports nnl exports of
liit-rchhnUisc combined, was il,Aa.f2,Vi or
nri iiierc:is of S7l,"t.l-fJ ovrr the value of
olir fhrHsii 6hntiiierc (luring the corre
Mm. in ini;: prf iri 1 or flrlof yCsf. trhn !t w.-
Jl.iW.oi.t.fJij. he aH-race' nnrtnrtl hirrfi.se
of our foreign rummrrrf fimprtn in(! et-
porte of iiM-rchantlfs) mtiinjf the twrntv
yeir from to isy was .8,311,: 52. It will
In obiM't-TfU thut the inrrta-t) during the
firxt vkwn months under the operation of
the new tar ff was neatly tUmble this aver
nceannaul lucre e. Ot the total commerce
or tlf eleven months ending Atr"- 31. I"-.
Ihe vntae of nut Import! nf tiieirhant was
r.flUHo.vW art h.rreii?' of jK),01.3!rt oT,r the
Value of the Imports of tile cdrrespoiitlins
months of the pritif year; atld the Vd'tle of
the exports was Sr-4 ',5;i,3f)i, art iMcrca-t off
.NiVWT.s.s tiTcr tin prior pcriM.
tstroirrs fuee op brrt.
The value of merchandKe impoHc-l free
of duty during the eleven mouths cndhifc
Augn! HI. I4.'!, was .3- l,vi.,:i, as compared
with !25i,iis.vr- imported free of duty dur
in the correspond lu i ven months of the
prior year", an increase of 112,')U,)-S1 during:
the first cleTen mouths after .the enactment
off the new tariff. Inirlng these eleven
months the proportion of merchandise ad
tniiti'd free of duty Was 4" " percent of thr
tot tl import. WliMe fof the cdrres-0i.du:ff
months ut Die prior yeiirg tll proportion ol
iheich.inltise admitted free of duty Wat M 27
per cent., and ln feae of 1...51 in t.iejwr
ceutntfc of free xoods Imported tinder the
new tariff. This is th greatest lu amount
add bt-ri-etltaue Off merchandise admitted
free off duty hi the lii,torv tit our for Un
commence during any similar period. The
vulue of imtvorls of merchatrlUe f ree of duty
during the fiscal year l-ti was 2M,iS.t;.l.,tlie
lares. In any year in the history of our
commcne. Iu lthe value off imports of
free good was I'M.sj'C.tKS In comparison
with t!iee ye.irs it will lie observed that the
value of imparls of free merchandise for thf
first e even itinni lis. ttniler the new tar iff, was
t!,if 4.7"? greater than for the year W.10, and
n.17l.'i greater th in for ti.cy.ar iv
It tthoiilil aNo lie considered that sugar,
one of the principal articles of imports,
both In quantity and In value, was not ad-uiltt'-tl
frceof ilnty tititll Apr, I 1. 1S3I, and
from that date the valit- as well as the per
centage of merchandise admlttet free off
duty h:m iiei n un-atly incr.-H.v-d. This will
be seen if comp.irUoil be made of the im
ports or m n h tii'liS" for the five mottihi
since April I, Irr.'l. Willi the correspoinlmit
per tml off l'l The value of tlie Import of
merch:indi-je for the five mouths from April
1 to AiixiMt M, lM-.il, Was H-VJ.72.,2 9. off which
jiWVa-;..:, ori:. i.'i percent. wa- free of duty,
much the lanjesi per ct-nt. In the imports of
merchandise fn e ct duty In the cuiirc lil
tory f tlie govertituent. In the correspond
ing Hv; mouth o of IS.w the value off the itn
poiti of titer liaud.ie was 1V'5 2-t.; of
which J llV'-l.fll. orouly SX.'i." per cent., was
fne. This jtnons an inere.is t In the T.tlim
of free mcrchaiidiSM of $S.y.i2.'i. Hiid off
2? 41 in the po rceutage thereof, during the
live mouths c:.dng August -11, l1.'!. over t he
corresponding pe;im of lttl. Tlie articles
of free mt-rchainlo n.on which there was
nuch an increase are largely thone not pro
duced In this conntry, n-eei-i:ics which
daily enter into the eon sumption of the peo
ple, such a sugar, coffee, ci tide India tub
bi-r. chemicals, drugs, bides, skins, fruit,
Dt TIABI.E IMPORTS rXPER THE NEW TARIFF
1 fur. tig the eleven months from October 1.
1-H0, to August 31, under the operation
of the new tar fff. the value of imports or du
tiable merchandise was wude
during the corresponding period of the pre
ceding year the value of dutiable mercha'i
dtse was Jll.s-..;t9i, allowing a decreane for
eleven months under the new tariff of Wt
3 1.7 in the value of me re hand se paying
duty. It may also be noted that the total
Value of the imports for the eleven mouths,
J'JI.ilu.'.H', exceeded in value the imports
fff any year in the history of our govern
ment, excepting the fl-ieal year when
their value was 7y.r.io,40:. If, however,
the Imports of .September, 1-V!.ejual those
of August, the total imports will largely ex
ceed those of IK
KF.iM'rrioTi or mm crsTtHs kcvetitb.
Since the enactment of the new tar. ft law
there ha. been a large reduction ill the reve
nue from cn-doms. Tins was contempt ited
In the bill itself, which recited at its h -nd:
"An act to reduce the revenue, etc. It will
lie observed there was during tlie year a re
duction in the customs revenue of HI.WV
42 -fy, notwithstanding there was a large
Increase in the imports of merchandise. This
large reduction in the revenue oecurref I dur
ing the last three quarters off thu year In
cluded in the statement. The increase Chat
appears in the first quarter ocrurred in Oc
tober. 1S".h, the month In which the new
tariff went Into effect. The new law did not
go into effect until the 6th. and the Imports
of merchandise and the withdrawal
of merchandise from warehouses Immedi
ately prior to tint date was very large. The
reduction of the revenue from customs dur
ing the three quarters ending Sep. ember ifi,
lsiu, as com pu red with the same period of
the prior year, was 4snil.siH.2l, but in con
sidering the statement of the whole twelve
months, this amount Is cut down by the in
creased revenue collected during Ihe first
quarter, which occurred in October, as men
tioned above. It will be remembered, how
ever, that the principal article of our I in
ports of merchandise fmm which the duty
was removed ia sugar, and b- the prov s
ions of tlie new tariff law tlie removal of
this duty did not take effect outli April I,
During the two quarters since that date It
w ill be seen that Ihe reduction In customs
revenue, as compared with the same period
of the prior year, amounted to $41,7Myi.i2.
From thl It will reasonably appear that the
reductions for an entire Tear will be fully as
large, if not In caress nf the amount con'
tern plated in the enactment of the new
tariff law. It further appears from the
above table that the total receipts from cus
toms during the twelve months prior to the
passage of the new tariff were FiJT.W.tStS.
and ff-iT the first twelve months after th
enactment of the new tar.ff law the receipts
were f HfVW.116 V.W. The customs revenue
collected during the first period of twclva
months per capita ot population was
il.M, and duricg the second period $3 07,
or a reduction per capita of 73 ecu I a.
The reduction In customs revenue has
been greatlv accelerated nee April 1 last
when the duty was removed from sugar It
appears from the taide tbtt the customs
revenue per capita of population collected
ilnnnt the s x months end a; Heptemoer SB,
l4tl, was only !1 3X If the customs revenue
collected during the following s:x months
end'ng March 31, IKU, should be in the same
proportion, the customs reveane per capita
collected during the year ending with the
latter date would ls only :2. GO, or reduc
tion of $1.J per capita of population la cus
toms revenue collected for that year. Tula
would be tbe lowest revenue per capita cot
lected from customs for the twenty- five
years sli ce isr4, and 11.24 per capita less
than the annual average race or duty collect
ed during that period on imported mer
chandise, which was iS.m per capita.
tirOKTS SINCE THE SEW TARIFF.
The value of our rx ports of domestic and
foreign merchandise (luring the first eleven
months ending August 21. 1K1, after the new
tar:ff, was ffl ,. 71.3 1, and ll9,'WT.3i3 larger
than the x ports of like merchandise for the
corresponding eleven months of lb prior
years while tbe old tariff was in force, wnen
they were of the value of S7SI.4S3.97S. This
increase off StS i,S2Z In our expur.i during
the eleven months ending August si, 1991,
waa nearly two and one -half times greater
than the annual avers) Increase of exports
ol wvrciimlisy duriag tfcttwsatjioan pri
or to I 91. which was S2n.7y),t2L During tne
;tlle elVtn Months eff IWl-ft the V U
Sf thf rstforr of wiarvhnnd isa has ex-c-
etlfHf tlie vatftff rt the imports try the
nm of J77 Tu fmfo of thl
Mre f.fcl of expffrt trtr Im
ports wfll bV appreefated wbeii II
pared irllh the e'Jfc? ot exports Of tlfe
Cnl rvHt IW0, iicn ft Watt i&MTtli. In ISff
i&j bafgnceof trrf le was ggafnst Hft nt tli
Imports ciee'itetthoeXprts 12 7.277. Iw
iswi the balauce agi-lnstrts aS still Nr-r.
and tb- Imports rxcecdetl tffr exrwrts P,
Q2,W. It will be observed that the iffcreaso
In the value ot our exports off merchandise
Is large and very gratifying. The value of
our exports for the eleven month endint
Anaiiit.tl.isyi.vis.: M.,a:M L exceedit ie
V.ilnenf the exports fnr any year in tlie his
tNre oor coiMfncrVe,. sxerpt the fiscal
years M and ISW. Tlte vaioe of oftr ex poi t
for tbe twelve Btfof rftlm .ingust St. I8U!
which Includes Septerdbe'i IS-st, aNid tlie Unit
eleven months under the new tfrfe
ft f,'.-M -S, or In round numbers about 7 ..
taSgreatar than during any previous fl--ral
jerff: TMfS Isrpe Volume of exports of mer
chandise aiirf tb tce of Vtm aamefiver
the value of Imports of ifterlsoic Is very
C II A lUCrC R A7(D VALUE OF EXIoB?A
The large increase in our exports l at'
mot wholly confined to two classes vis:
The produet of agriculture and matiuia:-
tttffr s. THe fain- of the export of agri
cuitnrrff pic'ducts 4urtng the twelvu months
ending August rfl; imt, Suf : t&.'H.lfi-,
against .ft;0,4-.'V fr the itk pttriod ot fie
prior year, an Increase of iBi.vttrt.it?.- Tit J
export or manufactured products amoitn'
cd mti70,:eo ail, as against 1S'577.I1 fur the
prfofpifiod. an Increase of $ia,9W,279. The
i-onthiHet Itlcfcase In these two classes of
xp rt aifrotittd r :s.2ev H7. During the
moii i oof Au :ust. 9l,-tl?ere was an Im-reise
in Ih -vdue of exports of the protltteisol
agrlcuUn-e as compared with Align!, W.
of ftV'v9 2, and an Increase off mauufa
tursof Wif,i. There was also an inens
In the products of fisheries and of raisccl
l.i neons products.
lllrOKTS AKD EXrOBTS C5DRB SECIFBOCTTT.
TM reciprocity e anse of the new tariff Is
open ng new markets and Increasing the de
mand for imr products. During the ycai
endiug June i 9. ouf esports off domeatic
proiuctsto llraffll anfoottted to Slly2,iMI
and in tKl to $if.snY f7J. art Increase of p
lt',777. The treaty w.th BrSil went Into ef
fet t Aprl! 1 lait; and it U not to be expected
that the results will be Very marked as yet.
During the live months end i fig w Mb Anguat
.1, 1W0, our domestic xporta of mer
chandise to Itrazil amounted to ft.l S.jtrt,
aid during the same period of lvJl, under
the oper.it.on of the reciprocity treaty, to
i.:UW.l. an Increase of :l.li.V2. Dur.ns
tlte month nf AuRttst last ah ne,a compared
with August. iWt the e was an Incnnse
In the Vaine of ur export of merchan
dise to lirnzil of 7'a.m. This Increase in
experts to ltr;zil xiuevthe reciprocity treaty
went into effect wa mainly lu locomotives,
ateaiM cligint. maciiineiy and car for
tramway and railways, wheat, dour, liact.n,
boat 0 4. Mniii-'i Cfe. There ha been a do-
ere isc lu the cxp'ftfl of wheat, lard and rot-
ton man ufa lures. Our tf tde witn itraxii
will di hi lit less continue to largely Increase.
The nxiproclry treaties w.th Santo Domingo
and with Hpain concerning the trade re!a
tionswit!i Cuba and I'orto U co did not go
int'i effect until m-ptetniier 1, a-id as yet
there are no available statistic to show
the rnV-tsof tnetrcatie-i npon our com
merce. TIksc wdl appear later on, and wlil
probably show an In reaal demand for our
prKlucls. During the year end-ng June 3
IhUI, the valneof ourimporisof merchandist;
was: from Cut-a. ffii.TIt,; lor:o K:co,
VM-:i.ll't. Bittto Doiu ngo, .iinm. luni
the same period the va ue off our export t i
these same ouutrle was: To Cuba, I.2.
TtWi; lorto Itico, 33. 1S,2 fan:o Do-
our i in potts from these islands con l
principally of sugar and mola s, tobacco
and mniiufartun-s tnereoff, and fruits and
it i it, our exports to these Mauds are
chiefly of pr.VMioas, comprising meats and
dairy products, breadstuff, ro innfnctures
of lr n and steel. As these inlands have
Import d (mm other eouiitrh s largely of
thce and other articles, and by I he repeat
reciprocity treaty the heavy tir ff has b a
in tiart or whole removed from the products
that will be exported to them Irons the
I'nitiil States, it is a reasonable conclusion
that there will le a marked Increase in our
exports ol agricultural and manufactured
products, more nearly equitlng our largo
imports fioin t-iese island.
FRt' ES OF LEA1HM AITTH I,ES
Much inquiry ha been made In relation to
price ol leading articles, and for Informa
tion Upon this subject table Of pi Ices of
niimeroii articles obtained from the most
reliable r-ourves are furnished as follow:
pi a. 1-91.
Cotton c!oth, per yard $ I-S -S
Pr.iit'-d c.itons, per yard.... ifi'i s
Iron naiis I 1
leclnal- I 1 NT-
St. el runs 81 i i 771
lliii'lers' twine, four grailcs,
uvtrr.tgc. 12 S 1 18
Tut loaf. IV In IWI, against 7 Dlr In hT-.
Crushed, ft? In P-tfl, against 7 t-l'ic In lfJl.
(.r nulatt-tl, 4sc in 1HJ1, agiiust tic ia
Standard A (grocers) 44 cents 1601, again!
fiHc in IWX
Comparisoa off Price.
Wash i5CTOi, Oct. 12. The bureau of sta
tistics has coll cted from the moil re If tide
sources a n ass of interesting tutor nation
upon price. Here are the price of steel
rails per ion at the mill in Pennsylvania
and also of rut nail at 1'UUburgh per hun
dred pounds for the mouths and years
Sleet Rail 511 per
191 per ton. 00 pound.
l..r. l. Tt UO
Ju:ir 31 M
Juir l I '"I
Auaust 31 2 1
Sl.-H It ills Nails prr
is:il. I"r ton. I'M pouiifls.
January !21" II '4
Kfbruary I fii
Marrll ' 1 i
,,nl nrl i .n
30 'SI 1 :j
Jim a I
.Inly 3B no 1 4
.Miau.l 30 on I hi
Tlie TraK. nionihly prlcra In N.w Ttira
on Nil. 2 reil a iut.r vhal srrr. as follows
No. 2 rcil winter nw
VotTHS. IW. IW.
Jannarv , ll.u.si
IVIirua'ry l l.l.l
Marrn-. I l 'l
Apr.l. II- I.JHl
s l.nn I'M I.U-s
June "- I.WJ-M
No. 2. mlxiil mm par bnsliel was 41 II 160
In Jnnr, 1HJ0. and ST Ii Ite In Jnnr. 1-VI, No.
2 ntixeil oals, in rlevator. per liuslivl. w. ro
3. Isc in Jun.. 1" ana 41 t-lte la June, IS9L
rritne co-.itract lard was K 10 in Jnnr. 1-9
and lfw4lLl In Junr. 1WI. Kslra rihi bnrf
(old or nr.) prr birreljanaary, JK, 17.121
Jannary, IHU. H 4-"'; June, IM. Iti; Juno,
191. 1 1 '. I'rime tallow, prr pound. Januarr,
Ubri, isT'ie: January. iw.d, 4 R3r; Junr, lw,
4.Mli-; Jun, lfr.il. I.Tra. Mrs. pork, per
barrel. Januarr. I-'JO, 110.1114; January. IfJl
Ul l": June. IHO. SI0?.lVi; June. DM. Hl.li'i.
Middling- rntton was lower tban last year.
In Jannary. !!, tlie prlco per poun I In Sew
York waa lO.KZe; in January, 1KH, it wao
9.37?; la June. Ifii, lL17e,and ia June. 1991.
Tlie averaeo ranrc of priees per 100 pounds
In the New York wholesale market of I eef
ofeareasM. of medium steer, was as fn!
lows: January. 190, 'IMto fn 38; January,
1K9I. $n.2S to 17.10; June, ! :o.I'l to .
June. HOI. f to :9.Ii; 8eptemlier, 1030, S62I
to M 7i; September. 1b91. 17 21 to 10. Tar
raa.es of "heavy" steers ranged as follows
per 101 pounds: January. W, eS.Oi to 17. m
Jannary. POl. IT IS lo !.; June. Iiao. 7 to
t7.7I; June. POl. I8.7. to fm; oeptember.
M-W1.IJ to $7.71; oeptembrr. 1WI. II to ItUt
The firm re is curiously and inti
mutely connected with all the great
gold mining excitements of the nine
teenth century, the great Algerian
gold bubble formed and broke in 1SW,
hen solid bowlders of irold as lanre aa
flour barrels were reported. The Cali
fornia gold lever uroae oui in tssv ana
raged until counteracted by the Tike's
nelr hoom of 1859. Ten Tears later, in
18W, "Old Virginny," the celebrated
miner, struck tne lucay lesa wnicn
made Virginia City and Nevada, famous
in tKe mininar .rinmls of the World.
Eighteen hundred and seventy-nine
came in on tim wirji ine jeaaviiie
frenzy and the f:QU, ."carbonate" Of
WW county, vty
lit m.m.1. fflaA tl.tV"
Aaterieaa t'ereels la CnoVrntlott mm
Her Meet . Iletw Allwe4 frew
Katry tm th. halted Stntos-Tls. Tssasty
r.mtot Tako KBeet Ualil immmmn U
?( Yowl. Oct 13. A Washitifftoit
special my id reifarrl to tlie proposed
f-olBrflereial lrljr betwrea the t oiled
States a rut lierman':
-The negotiation hare been eom
pltd, but under the law they ean not
go into fleet until January 1, 188.
ITie proTioo 0 rider which l'reident
Harrison has been .rtinff conUfaed
in tlie tariff of 1S90. section K. achedoleJ
K: With a Tiew to seenrin ncipn
al trade with countries prwlooiriy tho
artiele named therein and for this pow
prsMt, on and after the first day of Jan
uary. 1WA wtieTrrer and so often as
the president shall be satisfied
that the jroYernroent of any
conntry producinir and export
ing snfrar, molasses. cotTsw. tea,
and hides, raw and uncoreil. or nr
of such articles, imposes duties aasl
other exactions upon the affrictiltural
or other prodactsof the United States,
which in Tiew of fr introduction of
aach suirars, etc., into the United
States, he may deem to be unequal or
unreasonable, he shall have the power
and it shall be his duty to suspend, by
proclamation to that affect, the provis
ions of this act relation1 to the free in
troduction of such sufrar. etc. the pro
duction of auch country, for such
lime M he shall deem just: anil
in sueh rase and durinjr suspension
dntics shall be le-ried, collected
and paid Upon suirar. etc. the,
product, or export from aoch desiif
nated country as follows: All suffar
not abort No. IS Dutch slajxlard. all
lank bottoms, syrnps of cane Juice or
licet Juice, melada, testing by the P
larlscope not aboye T5 degrees, "-ltl of
one cent per ponnd, and for erery ad
ditional degree or fraction of a di-gree
Z 1-10 of one cent per pound additional.
All angare above Nol 13, Dutch stand
ard, in color, shall be classified by the)
Dutch standard of color and pay duty
as follows, Tiz: All sugar above ti".
1.1 and not above No. in Dutch stand
ard of color I S-8 cents per pound: all
sugar above io. 10 ana no. aoove ,
SO Dutch standard, 2 cents per pound"
"Under this section the president.
about January 1, can impose the duty
on lierman beet sngar, which nmis an
extensive market here. Germany haa
lieen especially anxious to make a
treaty, since one has been mane wuii
oain to allow Cuban sugars nnti
other products to come in. Up to Jan
uary I the United States ean do noth-
inir In the mntttr but CrermanV at
nnee ssw its ailsuintaffc in making a
treaty now, so that it can go Into effect
on the first of the year, lonnt von
Miimm Immn neientiAtions with thO
slate drpartmnnt and throngh Scene
tarv Knsk and tien. J. M. mstcr, acl-
nt f.te the at:ite ,1,-n.irtmr-nt. the treatV
has lieon brought to a successful com
lt ivns siirnerl Inst month at Sara
toga, when tien. Foster and Count Von
Mi.inm mnde is nnexneeleil nni humed
visit to the place when President Har
rison was there, as the guest ol Sir.
Arkell. The papers at that time mixed
up Gen. Foster with Secretary Foster,
and made the visit apear as one to con
sult on bonds. Your correspondent at
that time corrected the error in these
dispatches and stated that lien. Foster
had gone on reciprocity business.
"fl?tj nrovisA in the treat v. which has
prevented the publication of the treaty,
nn.l seliu.h will nerllillM flelaV the DrO-
mutgation of Ihe full contents, is that
llcrmany claims the right to first an
nounce the signing and promulgation
of the treaty. At present lierman beet
sngar comes in this country free under
the new tariff law, and nothing can
nrnr.nl it nntil Jflriurff I. when the
president is given power to shut it off,
on the ground that tiermany impose
duties on agricultural and other pro
ducts 01 tne 1 niico r-iaies. which in
i.nr rtf free int nuliifllnn of Knell Slirrsr.
etc., into the United States, he deems
to be radically unequal and unreason
able, and therefore suspends by
proclamation the provision granting a
free entry of lierman sngar.
"Jnst at this time. Germany, with
ita chnel srhent mm. finds that a free
entry of cereals from the United States
will be beneficial, and besides she must
have a market for her enormooa beet
sngar output. The majority of her ex
ports are to the United States and
Cuba. The new treaty prohibiting;
these from coming into America will
l.UA i:.rmBti. her best market, and so
she is obliged, in order to save herself.
to make the present agreement witn
the United Slates."
ABANDONED AT SEA.
The Nteatnsslp IK-vonshlr. AtmaMtowest.
and Her Crew of Tairty-sevsas new aisa
Ing. v . Vnut rw-t 13. A disnatch from
rmlon received at the Maritime ex
change states that the steamship
Devonslnrcfrom Harrow for Jt York,
has been passed at sea abandoned and
that nothinir had been heard of her
captain and crew. Tbe Devonshire
was a British steamship 01 over z.ww
tons. She carried a crew of thirty
seven men including Capt Purvis and
A later disnatch from I.IoyrTo in
Inlon says that the Devonshire was
.l.f,nrl..neH .ull miles west of Harrow.
snd that up to the time of cabling
nothing had been beam 01 tne missing
men. The Devonshire left Harrow on
September SO, it is said in ballast.
PiTTsBi-woi.. Pa., Oct IS. Park
rteo. ' lilnelc Diamond steel works at
Thirtieth and Smallman streets was
the scene of a terrible explosion at 8:40
a. m. The large triple" tsItc used to
inject steam from the main boiler or
reservoir into fifty-four smaller boil
ers located in different parts of
the works exploded by reason
of the presence of condensed steam.
Huge pieces of boiler plate and debris
were scattered in all directions. . C
Ebling. an employe, was fatally
crashed. Several other employes were
TtM Bait Oa- SartaaadrJ la Mm Creak
CrTHRix, Okla.. Oct. 13. A deputy
marshal came in from the Creek Nation
last night, and reports that Marshal
Heck Thomas and the California de
tective, who were sent here, accom
panied by a party of Indians, have sur
rounded the Dalton gang in the western
part of the reservation. The Dal tons
have sent a note to Marshal Thomas
warning bim to go away and let them
alone, on peril of his life. Tney ssy
their position is impregnable, and that
hff will kill every man aUemDt'Bf ft