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( THE DEMOCRAT.
B. B. ADAMS, rubllaher.
CAPE GIRARDEAU. - MffSWRI
Thx president hu appointed SUM C
Croft surveyor of custom , tit the port
of New York.
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Thx treaty of peace between Turkey
And Greece, was signed ia Constantino
ple on the 18th. . '
- Capt.-Gkx. Wiyi.j.b has cabled to the
Spanish government saying' that he Is
perfectly confident of being able to
pacify Cuba in fonr months. -
0 the 18th Hon. Henry W. Sage
died at Ithaca, N. Y-, aged 8 years.
Mr. Sage was best known through his
donations for educational par poses.
Thx treaty of peace between the
government of Uruguay and insur
gents was signed, on the 10th, and
unanimously approved oy me congress.
A. dispatch from Madrid says: "The
price of all kinds of food is rising
ateadily, owing to the growing de
preciation of silver and of paper cur
; Tax bishop of Majorca, Baleario
islands, has excommunicated the Span
ish minister of finance, Senor J. Rever
ter, for taking possession of the treas-
- ary of a church in his diocese. .
Tax Nicaragua canal commission has
' changed its plans and will not go to
Nicaragua a soon as was expected.
The Indications are that the start will
not be made before November next. .
Ia private conversation with close
personal, friends, Consul-General Lee
has expressed himself vigorously as to
the situation in Cuba, being very em
phatic in his condemnation of some of
Gen. Weyler's methods.
Joseph Bloomfikij) Jackson, said to
be a crank from Meriden, Conn., was
arrested, on the 80th, at the door of
the White House after an unsuccessful
effort to enter the executive mansion.
Jackson was heavily armed. . ,
' Os the Paris stock exchange, on the
list, Spanish fours fell, owing to the
belief that the alleged ultimatum sent
by the United States to Spain, on the
subject of Cuba, would cause the pres
ent cabinet to remain in office.
' Tailuris ' throughout the United
States during the week ended the 17th,
as reported by R. G. Dan & Co., were
304, against 817 for the corresponding
week last year. For Canada the fail
ures were 40 against S3 lant year.
A bfecial dispatch from Odessa, on
the 16 th, said that the rise in the price
of grain had had the most disastrous
effect there, many houses being unable
to complete their contracts and several
of them being unable to meet their
payments. . '
Thk Internationale Revue, a leading
' German military journal, in' the car
rent issue, just received JiTNew York,
publishes a lengthy review of the rel
ative war strength of the United
States and Spain. The writer con
. clndes that in the event of war over
Cuba Spain would whip us.
" .. "
Thebk is visiting in Hartford, Conn.,
- m young African, black as midnight,
and deaf and dumb, who claims to be
.-"' a Hebrew. He writes Hebrew, and
" Loechen Khodish with great fluency.
Loschen Khodish is the language of
the books of Moses, and is only used
y : by highly-educated Hebrews.
. : Asa result of a canvass made by the
Cologne Gazette among the importing
a ' 1 t .1 J!
- ana exporting arms iu una wiiugas uin
trict a memorial has been sent to the
AU1 JKA 4 v. ia vv., . . ,U
; , Hohealobe, saying that most of the ex-
, . i ii .
jBters and all the importers are op-
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posea W a UKiu vrnr wibu i to uuiwu
States.- ..-,....' " ' ;
SnKBir? James Maktik and about 40
' of his deputies were arraigned in court
at Wilkes bar re. Pa., on the 81st,
charged with the marder of 24 striking
miners at Lattimer on the 10th. After
several witnesses bad testified the
judges held the defendants in $4,000
bona each for trial. Bail was fur
nished and they returned to Harleton.
The parliament of the Netherlands
-was opened,-on the 21st, by the queen
regent. The latter was accompanied
by Queen Wilhelmina, who was present
for the first time at the ceremony. In
the speech from the throne the queen
regent expressed the hope that before
the end of the parliament session of
1698 Qaeen Wilhelmina will have as
sumed her reign.
' The London Globe, in an editorial
on the futility of arbitration with .a
power "which disregards alike the le
gal prescription and ordinary courte
sies of civilised nations." says: "Lord
Salisbury has treated the United
States with a kindness they do not de
serve, always wearing the silk glove,
until America has forgotten the exist
ence of the iron hand beneath it."
Finiu new cases of yellow fever
developed on the l?la in Edwards,
Hiss.; nine at New Orleans and seven
at Ocean Springs. There was one death
at New Orleans. Exodus from the ln
fectod districts to the north and east
continued. Quarantine was declared
. by a number of towns that previously
bad taken no action, and quarantines
already established were strengthened.
Tex attention of the treasury de
partment has been called to the fact
that the universal postal congress, re
cently ia session in Washington,
agreed upon a schema of colors for
postage stamps to be used by all na
tions ia the postal union. The color
. of the two-cent United States stamp,
b agreed upon, was carmine, so that
the proposed change to trees will sot
fee made. " - .
THE 5EWS IS BEHT,
PERSONAL AND GENERAL.
A ctclohk passed over the vicinity
of Ceinentville, Ind., on the 13th. Its
path, which was about four miles wide,
is marked by demolished buildings and
fallen telegraph poles. Considerable
damage was done to growing crops.
Several people were slightly injured, '
- A terbifio wind storm passed over
the state fair grounds at Indianapolis,
Ind., on the 16th, blowing down trees,
overturning tents and' killing two per
sons, one a baby in its mother's arms.
One horse was killed by a falling tree,
and the storm spread general conster
nation and created a . panic in the
A telegram has been received at the
state department confirming the press
reports of the capture by insurgents of
the government position at Qaezalten
ango, Guatemala. - . -;
Rkpobts received in Caracas from all
the departments of Venezuela confirm
the election of Senor Andrade, liberal,
as president. The vote -was almost
unanimous for him, and the liberals
largely increased their majority in con
gress. President Crespo denies that
the government interfered in the elec
tion, as has been charged. .
Ainn.ro Aksoyo, who, on the 16th,
assaulted President Diaz of Mexico, was
lynched at night by a mob of common
people. About twenty of the lynchers
were arrested. -
Thx post office inspectors at Denver,
CoL, believe that they have unearthed
a scheme to defraud the government,
Postal cards, supposed to be counter
feit, have been found in the Denver
mails, and arrests are likely to follow.
It is said that the cards have been sold
in large quantities.
Ajtkk 75 years of vain search in
which one man lost his reason, anoth
er his life, and half a dozen their for
tunes, the long missed silver mines of
Clark river, in Kentucky, are said to
have been located. As a consequence
the people in that part of the country
are searching for riches.
It is stated that the grain dealers of
Manitoba have formed a combine by
which the dealers, millers and grain
syndicates will keep down the price of
wheat. It ia also asserted that the
banks have joined in and agreed not to
assist any buyer who does not join the
As engineer on the Seattle & Inter
national railroad recently sent two
prospectors into the Mount Baker re
gion, in Washington, to get samples of
ore. . When he reached Sumas, on the
16tb, he received samples and had
them assayed. They ran $9,800 to the
ton, and he deserted his engine and
took to the woods.
: The great Dismal Swamp of Virginia
and' North Carolina, covering an area of
perhaps 400 square miles, was reported
afire, from one end to the other, on the
17th, the result of an unprecedented
drought and excessively hot weather.
Thk records of the coroner's office
of 0k county. 111., show an unusual
number of suicides during the week
ending-on the 18th. No less than 17
persons ended their lives by various
means. Hanging and drinking car
bolic acid were the methods most fre
quently resorted to. '
The cantons of Glarus and Orisons,
Switzerland, were visited, on the 19th,
by a severe earthquake shock, accom
panied by heavy rumbling. The dis
turbance was so distinct that it was
everywhere noticeable, and in many
places great blocks of rock fell 'from
the mountains. :
Febbock Bxr.councilor of the Turk
ish embassy at St. Petersburg, has been
appointed Turkish minister to the.
United States, in succession of Moua
tapha Tachsin Bey.
Wbbat clearances at Chicago for the
week ended on the 18th, were 6,379,000
bushels, the largest this year.
A severe earthquake shock occurred
at Tashkaent, on the night of the 18th,
and the disturbance was felt through
out the whole of Turkestan. Several
monuments of antiquity ; were 'damaged.-
A COUP AST of Spanish infantry lias
been sent to Morella, province of Cas
tallon de la Plana, as it is feared in
Madrid that a Carlist uprising, is to
take place there. V
, It is estimated that the business re
vival has added at least $15,000,000 to
the value of the Gould securities. .
Thk duchess of Marlborough, for
merly Miss Consuela Vanderbilt, of
New York, gave birth, on the 18th. to
a son at the Spencer House, the ducal
Thx wife of Hon. Norman J. Colman
died in St. Louis on the 18th. Mr. Col
man, it will be remembered, was the
first secretary of agriculture, and Mrs.
Colman was a woman of many virtues.
Setks New York millionaires, among
whom was John Jacob As tor. dropped
into St. Louis in a bunch on the 90th,
The stock of the Illinois Central re
cently took a boom, and the-presence
of the "solid seven" in St.-Louis. was
the base for rumors that important de
velopments would soon see daylight.
Apache Kid, murderer, sheep thief,
cattle and horse-thief, and probably
the worst Indian that ever lived in the
southwest, has been gathered to his
red-skinned fathers. This event oc
curred in southern California last July.
GjtoRas Waldroh, who claimed to be
a survivor of the charge at Balaklava,
died at Montreal from a blow delivered
by his wife, who used a cane.: -
Tex town of Bains, Santiago de Cuba
peovince, haa-beW. bombarded with
two dynamite cannon and utterly de
stroyed by Gen. Calixto Garcia. '
Capt. Bcxlst of the Ward Line
steamer City of Washington, which ar
rived at New York from Tampico and
Havana, on the 80th, reported that
when about to sail from Tampico, Jose
Ventre, the Spanish anarchist, was
brought to the dock by a guard of
Mexican officers to be pat on board the
steamer for passage to New York,
Capt. Bur ley, however, refused to take
the man as a passenger, and the vessel
sailed without him.
Thx Mississippi state board of health
has ordered tropical fruit excluded
from the -state. Also newspapers un
Thx steam sealing bark Hope, with
Lieut. Ii. E. Peary and party on board.
returned to Sydney, C. XL, on the 80th.
from north Greenland. All on board
were well. The Hope brought party
of Eskimos with their - dogs, sledges
and canoes, and was
the great Cape York meteorite, the
largest In the world. :
Thk University of Illinois in Chicago
filed petition in the Globe savings
bank receivership ease, on the 80tb,
asking that its claim ($299,500) against
President Charles W. Spalding, re
cently convicted of embezzlement, be
made a preferred lien on all the assets
of the bank.
' Thk rumor that ' John Cudahy, the
well-known packer and board of trade
man of Chicago, was about to embark
in the beet sugar industry at Los An
geles, CaL. is denied by Mr. Cudahy.
Os the 20th silver scored a further
sharp recovery in London of Kd, to
27 Xd. The price in New York rose
lJic over the quotations of the 18th, to
Os the 20th the 'president appointed
Archibald J. Simpson, of Arizona, min
ister to Ecuador. . -
Stboh e earthquake shocks occurred
at Lima, Peru, on the 30th.
UxrrxD States Misistxb Woodfobb
had an extended conference in Madrid,
on the 20th, with the dnke of Tetuan,
Spanish minister of foreign affairs. It
is reported that Mr. Woodford gave the
duke some plain talk that war in
Cuba must cease. The duke of Tetuan,
according to. the dispatch, while pro
testing against alleged American "pre
tensions," said that he would reply of
ficially to the United States minister
when the Spanish court returns to
Episcopal Bishop Rows, of San
Francisco, who has just returned there
from, corroborates the stories of Klon
dike's richness, and says there will not
be so much suffering at Dawson as has
It is reported that Prince Alexander
of Teck is "negotiating" for the hand
of Miss Goelet, of New York.
Usitxd States Judge Foster, at To
peka, has rendered a decision declaring
the Kansas City Live Stock Exchange
illegal under the anti-trust law. ,
Lieut. Moss, of the regular army,
who led a bicycle corps from Fort Mis
soula to St. Louis, recommends the use
of the bicycle in the army.
Thk graduates of the deaf, dumb
and ' blind asvlua at Berkely, CaL,
have organized a novel society. Its
purpose is to interest wealthy people.
and, if possible, the federal and state
governments, in establishing scholar
ships for the blind and deaf institu
tions. A dispatch from Constantinople saya
Ali Ferronch Bey has been nominated
the new Turkish minister to Washing
ton, Rifaat Bey's name having been
- AX earthquake lasting several sec
onds was felt in Venice at two o'clock
on the morning of the 21st. No dam
age was done.
About 75,000 miners resumed work
in the bituminous coal fields, of the
centraljttates on the 21st. .
Ox the 21st the president appointed
Wu. K. Herzog, of Illinois, consul at
Fsancis H. Wilsox was, on the 81st,
appointed postmaster at Brooklyn,' N.
There was an earthquake at Tries ti
Italy, on the 21st, at 2 p. m. ' .
LATE NEWS ITEMS.
The United' States gunboat Helena
aoncludcd her trial trip, on the 23d,
which demonstrated the fact that the
13-knot requirement could be main
tained, and that, under , favorable cir
stances, the speed could be increased.
The machinery was found to be in per
fect working order. The Helena has
been assigned to the Asiatic station.
Velasquez, ex-inspector general of
police of the City of Mexico, has con
fe&ted that he ordered the killing of
Arroyo, the assailant of President
Diaz. His servant admitted that he
bought the knives with which the deed
It was asserted in Washington, on
the 22d, that the United States ambas
sadors had ascertained that all the
European countries, except Austria,
recognize that the interests of the
United States justify the latter's inter
ference in Cuba.
' A ctolonk swept over Save, Oriaaad
LaUano, all in the province of Lecce,
Italy, on the 2isL Forty persons were
killed and 70 wounded; 20 houses were
destroyed, and telegraphic communica
tion with the scene of the disaster was
The Columbian line steamer1 Finance
arrived at New York, on the 22d, from
Colon, with two mild cases of yellow
fever on board. The steamer was
thoroughly disinfected and the pas
sengers were held for observation. .
There has already been received at'
San. Frandseo $6.500;000- gold : in ' pay
ment for wheat shipped to England
this year, and it ia estimated that the
total amount to be received from that
source will reach 825, COO, 000. '
A special dispatch from Melzo. IS
miles from Milan, Italy, saya that dur
ing strike disturbances there, on the
21st, the troops were called out and
fired upon the strikers, killing one man
and wounding eight. t ... ..-.y
Thk directors of the Chicago . Jt
Bock Island Railroad Co., on the 2ad, de
clared a quarterly dividend of 1 per
cent. ' This is an increase in' the divl'
idend rate from 3 per cent, basis to a- 4
. A dispatch from Odessa, on the 22 d.
said: "There are sinister reports of
the appearance of the Iodise plague
in northern Caucasus daring the last
A special dispatch from Rome, on
the 23d, said that two villages near
Brindislhed been flooded, an J SO per
Thk next annual meeting of the
American Poultry association will be
held ia Boston, on January 18, 1893.
MISSOURI STATE NWS.
XUcaosrian Pie 1a Witahtagton,
Ernest P. Baldwin, l&te auditor fop
the treasury department, Washington,
died at Atlantic City, N. J., as the i
suit of an operation performed for ap
pendicitis. He was bora in Biadens-
burg, McL, and served in the . navy
durinir the war as a anotliecsrv on
? the United States ship Penobscot, of
the North Atlantic squadron. In 1871
he moved to Missouri and engaged in
the practice of law. He was prosecut
ing attorney for three terms, and was
a member of the state senate from the
Twentieth district. In August, 1585,
be was appointed chief of a division in.
the office of the comptroller of the cur
rency, and two months afterward waa
appointed deputy first auditor.
Wnkt Bowing la Mlaonri, ;
The Missouri bulletin of the weath
er-crop service issued on September
21 said: In a few other localities the
rainfall, while not heavy enough to
put the ground in condition- for plow
ing, has enabled farmers to sow
wheat on corn land - and ground
that had been ' previously brok
en, but over considerably more
than half .the state the rain fall
was too light to more than lay the
dust and freshen pastures a little, and
drought conditions still continue. Un
less heavy rain come soon considera
bly less wheat will be sown this fall
than was at first intended. Soma early
sown wheat ia now coming up. .
' A BClssoartea's Lack. . , .
W. P. McGarrick, formerly an engi.
neer on the Iron Mountain railroad,
running oat of St. Louis, stopped over
here, says a dispatch from San Antonio,
Tex., on his way home from Mexico,
where' he has struck ii. rich in
gold mining. McGarrick claims to
have about $20,000 in gold dust and
nuggets, and exhibited several un
doubtedly rich specimens. He says he
took this amount out of a claim in the
state of Sonora, in the Yaqui Indian
country. He declares that the richness
of the section is simply marvelous, and
will astonish the world.
Tataltr Shot by Bis Boo.
A row occurred between John Spill
man and his son, John, at their home,
three miles west of Carthage. The old
man was shot twice by the soot in the
left arm and right side, neither of
which is considered dangerous. The
elder Spillman had driven his wife
and son from home, and the son went
back to effect a reconciliation. Ac
cording to the son's story, his father
would not listen to him, but, instead,
drew a revolver, and the young man
shot him. The elder Spillman denies
having had a weapon. The son sur
rendered. . .
Treasure Trove. ' - -'
Mike Kegney, a Missouri, Kansas St
f exas section man,' while at work on
the company's right-of-way, near Bea
man, Pettis county, unearthed a rusty
iron teakettle filled with gold and sil
ver coins. The coins consisted of Span
ish silver dollars, a few California $50
gold pieces and other coins ef Amer
ican mintage. The money is supposed
to have been buried in 1861 by a farm
er by the name of John Emory, who
died at Beaman some 15 years ago,
without disclosing where he had hid
den his treasure.
' New Chcrch at Lexington.
A large number of persons from dif
ferent parts of Missouri were in Lex
ington recently to attend the dedica
tion of the German Evangelical church
and the twentieth anniversary of the
organization. Rev. F. Drewel, founder
of the organization, delivered the dedi
Convention of Cripple.
8L Louis will, -September SO, enter
tain the moat unique delegates that
ever attended any national convention.
It will be the first of its kind, too, ever
held, in the world, a convention Si
cripples. It is expected that 6,000 dele
gates will be present.
The Company Kot Liable.
A jury in the case of Harry Smith, s
negro boy, about 16 years old, against
the Wabash Railroad Co. for $6,000 dam
age for being thrown from a runaway
train at Foriatell by a brakeman some
months ago, decided in favor of the
' Jeanped From m Train and Escaped.
J. M. C Smith jumped from a Mis
souri Pacific train near .Chamois, and
escaped from Sheriff Barbaric of Gas
conade county, who was taking Smith
and two other prisoners to the peniten
tiary. Smith jumped through a closet
window. : , . .
Woman G-c.ed and Bobbed. "; '
Mr. Agues McKinnbn, of 1618 South
Broadway, St. Louis, was seized by twa
men, while sitting on her porch, the
other evening, bound and gagged and
robbed. - She was found by her son,
who returned at 11 o'clock. ,
Aae-Uns SeJe t Hereford-. -At
the pnblie sale of thorough bred
Hereford cattle belonging to the late
John Walker A Sons, at Fayette, IS
head of cows and heifers and one bull
brought 11,829, an average of tll-SU
BUlled ia a Suunj.
Dr. J.' W. Robert, of Claricsdale. waa
killed -tear Perrin, Clinton county, by
being thrown from a buggy in a run
away. Asa Morton was badly bruised.
. ... ' Kew Tempi- at J itlee. - - -The
first term pf the circutit court ia
the new court-. use at Canton waa
opened the other ' day. The occasion
vae marked by suits, ble speeches, -
ttt Mother was Sert-asiy la jared.
-Crsv Kesiah Story and daughter
Pearl, of St. Joseph, were throwir'oat
of their buggy in a runaway, and the
ko.r seriously injured. .
James Loyd, father ef Congress-.
lames T. Lloyd, died at his home ia
Clarence, Shelby count, after a short
fi-aesa, ed 71 years. ..
WRS, LUrTGRT ALIVE.
to Said iadf Tlneetrt H Ek Open!-.
Statement The II'S Sacpeffemsser"
TBblea He Was SetiKJlod ! 1 t E
Elkthnut-, 'Which. Caused His Flaaac-U
Embart-wunent, Drove Bta VTila Inssae,
and &ha Wandered A WA.r.
CmcAeo, Sept. - Ex-Judge Via
eent, In his opaninsr staCemu-t in the
Luetgert case, startled the proserution
by the magnitude of his clahts,
, That Mrs. Lneigert Is alive, he said,
be would prove by witnesses who have
seen her since May L
; He would also prove that the bone
found in the vat were not hman, but
were put there by the polioe author
As for the rings, claimed to be
Mrs. Luetgerts, the attorney said he
would show that they were not hers,
and that she bad never seen them.
The attorney's speech made an im
pression on those in the court-room,
and there was a more cheerful smile
on Luetgert's face as he limped back
; Extracts From the Btatemens.
8ATA3. XS BHAPK OF AX KITOLUHXAX.
"A little over a year ago, Satan, in
the shape of a medium-sized, well
dressed and educated Englishman
named Robert Davey, came to Luetgert,
and was the canse of all his trouble,"
said ex-Judge Vincent. "This man
came with forged letters of introduc
tion, representing himself as a man of
great means. Luetgert has always
carried his heart on his sleeve, as you
will see when he goes on the witness
This waa the first official notice that
Luetgert would testify in his own be
half, and the announcement was re
ceived with a show of interest by the
prosecution and the spectators.
DA VET'S ALLURISa BAIT.
"Davey told Luetgert he could be the
sausage king of the world," went on
ex-Judge Vincent "And Luetgert be
lieved him, for Davey was an artist in
-painting glowing pictures of wealth
and fame. He told Luetgert he rep
resented an English syndicate, and
that a company would be organized
with a capital of $500, 000, and
bonds for an additional $400,000 would
be issued. The company would be
known as the A. L. Luetgert Sausage
& Packing Co., Davey said, and Luet
gert would be given $330,003 cash and
$100,000 worth of stock. Out of the
cash -he could pay off JSt'.OOO of in
debtedness which was covered by a
mortgage on the factory.
LBUTSBRT AST) WIPE WEBK PLEASED.
.Mrs. Luetgert was delighted over
the visions of wealth revealed by Da
vey's picture, and Luetgert, unedu
cated, honest and without suspicion,
was pleased over the prospect of rank
ing with the Armours, the Swifts and
Nelson Morris in the meat world. Da
vey had expenses during the time he
was negotiating with Luetgert, whom
he had induced to close his factory
preparatory to the change which waa
to have taken place, January 1, 1897.
He called upon Luetgert for money
and got it in all about $35,000 and
finally Davey told Luetgert the money
and bonds were in the custody of the
Continental Bond Co. of ' New York.
Luetgert and Judge Goodrich, to whom
Luetgert had told his story, went to
New York. But none of the bankers
or bond companies of that city had
ever heard of Davy, and Luetgert had
been swindled. : -
LTIETQKBT'o TROUBLES TOLD OF.
The attorney told of Luetgert's strug
gles after this. How his business had
been injured by the closing of the
factory, and in addition to th loss
of $35,000 to Davey, he lost by
the -failure of E. S. Dreyer s Co.'s
bank. Then he borrowed 8-0,000 from
Foreman Bros., bankers, placing an
other mortgage on bis factory. Final
ly, the failure eame, and the disaster
drove Mrs. Luetgert to the verge of in
sanity. Later the woman became in
sane, the lawyer said, and wandered
away.. , . .-
SKKTCHIS- LCET-EB T8 UTE.
The life of Laetgert was briefly
sketched. He arrived in America 3a
years ago without a dollar, counsel
said, and by industry and thrift had
built up an enormous bnsinesa. He
made 8,000.000 pounds of sau
sage a year, and sold it all
over this country - and Europe.
Often there were 100,000 pounds
of meat in the factory at one time, and
the aales from the factory to local con
sumers averaged $150 per -day. Nine
teen years ago Luetgert married Miss
Louise Bicknese, the woman he is
said to have killed. She was
his second wife. They had four chil
dren, two boys and two girls; the lat
ter are now dead. Ex-Judge Vincent
denied that the couple lived unhappi
ly. He said their lives were not a con
tinuous honeymoon, but the coaple
lived a happily as people in their sta
tion usually do. :
" : CAPSIZED AND SUNK.
fate ef a German Torpedo Sons O- Out-'
haven El. at et Her Cnv, Iolll
tn e Command-r, IM ,
Hambcro. Sept. 23. Torpedo boat
No. 24 has capsized and sunk near the
first lightship off Cnxhaven. Eight of
ber crew, including her commander,
Duke Frederick William of Mecklenburg-Sen
werin, were drowned.
The duke was born In 1871, held the
rank of lieutenant in the German
army, and was a brother of the grand
duke of Mecklen-Schwerin.
A salvage steamer has gone to the
cena of the disaster.
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rsmr-aa. Sect. 20. An attachment
mit for -541.030 was berua in the so-
T-rirw f-!irt vasterdsv aninst Elmer
and Jay Dwigonns and James R. ?!!
lard A Co. The defendants are tn
few York stock brokers who failed
The .plain tiff, William H. Ostcrhac.lt,
.! a New Yorker who had as
account with the defendants, and when
thpv fsdled had a ctaim atrainst t!)oi
for the amount for which he sues. 3a
elsims that the brokers owed hi c a
large amount on transactions in lh
stock market and also held tiioiifcaaii
ef d all am itrsUxk and bonis of lus,
toadoi llanEters SJsrt Ix r m
ProHot Ag-iast :h I 4 tt I
Plan ot HoiciiRtf 0e-I :f . I T
la S Iver Fwertl 3(oet4 f I 3 r v
! I -pres-te .
i LoSDO-f, Sept 5. A meelDr c! V.
bankers of London, called to pretest
Agbim.t the actio- of the governtr of
the lank cf England. Mr. IIh C
Smith, who, at the ecrni-anncai aest
ing of that iostitstioo, on ThursJav
last, read letter dated Jc'y 3,
addressed the chancellor of the ex
chequer. Sir -T.chael EicUs-BaskC-,
ia wLich the governor announced
that the bank was prepared to
carry out what is laid down as
permissible in its charter, namely, to
hold one-fifth of the bullion fceid
against its note issue ia silver, pro
vided always that the Freaeh mict U
again open to the free coiaaga of sil
ver, and that the prices at which silver -is
procurable and salable are satisfac
tory, was held at the clearing-house.
?OWrC IXTTKKS VS BRPLESSXTED.
Thers was a large attendance of rep
resentatives of powerful interests.'
Several of the prominent banks were
not represented; but, according to the -statements
of thosa who narticicated
In the meetings their absence was due
to the fact that the heads of the bnk
unrepresented are not in or sear Lon
don at the present time.
EXSOLUTIOX O? PROTEST ADOPTED.
A resolution protesting against tha
Back of England's proposed action was
adopted. This resolution will be em-
bodied in a letter to the. governor of
the Bank of England. The bankers
who were present at the meeting were
pledged to secrecy in regard to the pro
ceedings. . " .
CACSXSO A 8K3I3ATIOS. ,
Robert Benson, who threatened at
the recent meeting of the Bank of Ea-s
gland to sell his bank stock If silver
reserves were, held, took a prominent
part in the meeting. The protest up
on the part of the London bankers is
unprece.-lected. and is the only thing
talked about in financial circles. -
WAR MAY BE NEAR.
SBtwtanee ot the Interview Betweeat
Woodford and the SpaaSaJs Minister o
rnl(i Affairs Spain Can Not Expect
Karopean Aid. -
Madbio, Sept 23. A correspondent
here learns upon high authority that
the much-discussed interview of Satur
day last between the United States
minister to Spain, Gen. Stewart "I
Woodford, and the Spanish minister -for
foreign affairs, the duke of Tetuan,
were merely preliminary. ;
WOODFOBO SAID BO MET HI SO TO THX DUKC.
Gen. Woodford reported to the duke
the gravity of the condition of Cuba,
and rcqasted, in behalf of the Unit
ed States, that Spain would find
a-- method of speedily - ending the
war and giving justice to the
Cabana, He offered the good offices of
the United Statss in effecting a settle
ment of the Cuban troubles, which prac
tically gives Spain an opportunity
of gracefully ending the war. If she
does not embrace it within a reason
able time, notice will be given that the
United States must interfere, though
Gen. Woodford has not said so yet
8PAX2T CAX SOT KXPSCT EUROPEAN AID.
Spain con not expect the aid of Eu
ropean powers, as the United State
ambassadors have ascertained that all
the European countries, except
Austria, recognize that the inter
ests of the United State
justify the latter's interference in
Cuba. Austria, in this matter, ia in
flaencedyby the relationship between
the two dynasties, the qaeen regent
of Spain being ' an Austrian arch
duchess, bat:, it is . not likely
that Austria will take any part in the
question leyond - possibly making a
diplomatic protest against the inter
vention of the United States.
HOWS THIS, MR. SHERMAN?
Is Japan to be Allowed to Garrison. Ha
, wait to Balfc Annexattofu
Sam Fi-urcHAO, ; Sept 93. If the
stories told by the passengers and crew
of the steamer City of Pekin, which ar
rived from Hong Kong via Honolulu
on Tnesdsy evening be true, a state oi
affairs ex is 'a in Hawaii which demands
the attention of the state department
When the City of Pekin arrived at
Honolulu, the attention of the other
passengers - on board that steamer
was attracted by the remarkably sym
metrical movements of 174 Japanese
steerage passengers who were disem
barking. Although classed as laborers, their
well-drilled and military appearance
was too palpable to escape observation
and occasioned considerable comment
The Japanese were apparently under
the command of a veteran sergeant
and divided into squads of 20 under
During the voyage military disci
pline was ohserved.wnich created com
ment amour the other steerage pas
sengers and. the steamer's crew, and
many conjectures were hazarded as to
the meaning of their being shipped to
the island. It was generally believed
that they were sent to the islands for
the purpone of forcibly resitting an
nexation, if necessary.
Feet OtBeat Balse m the Taird Class. -
W.iTuncn-nw. Sent S3. Tha foltn
lag naned poet odees will be raised
from fcarth v third class on the 1st of
October, reailoring neeeesajry the ap
pointment of a postmaster for eaca of
them br the president Newtcan. CaL.
Bla-k Hawk. CoL, De Lamar, Idaho,
Spring3eld, Iy. Berwick. Mo., Agri
cultural College, Mich., East Grand
Forks and Bonvilie, Minn. Magnolia,
Miss., Kena:tt, M. Virginia City,
Mont; GleuvJie. and Payne, O,; East
Pittsburgh, and St CU!r, Pa.; rsw
port Tens., Ilia , Ttx. and Eomatj,