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K! Correo 1'spanolo. the Carists' new
organ, has been suppressed by the. pre
fect ' Madrid on tin ground that it
lb thi property of a liritish subject.
Hans llalntka. one of the pioneers of
music in the west, died at Chicago, on
the 17th, of heart failure. He had been
tick for two years, but death came sud
denly at last.
According to the latest report of
Weather Forecaster P.raiidenbcrg. of
Denver, Col., the total snowfall at
Leadviile during the winter was "C2
inches, at Preckinridge 375 inches at:d
at llubv 5-4 inches.
Iter. J. K. Plait, a Kansas pioneer,
and for the last six years superintend
ent in charge of Sunday-school work
in Oklahoma, died at Guthrie, on the
17th, at the aire of Crt. lie taught the
first graded schools in Topeka.
The election to the new Spanish
cortes passed off quietly in Madrid on
the HHh. (die disturbance occurred at
lilhao, ami many persons were in
jured at Valencia and at Cullar de
P.aza, in Andalusia. At Granada au
fleet ion f.g'cnt was murdered.
In the conference between the Cu
ban generals and Governor-Genera!
llrooke, in Havana, on the Kith, the
fact was made known that tin Wash
ington authorities had decided to
make a payment to Cuban military of
liccrs after the men had been settled
One of the largest contracts for
dressed beef ever placed by the CuiXed
States government has been arranged
with a Kansas City (Jlo.) packing
house. The contract is lor l..".et.UOO
pounds of best export dressed beef, to
be shipped to the Philippine islands
for the government troops.
The bureau of statistics, in an article
furnished the press, on tin !."iih. said
that the exportation of manufactures
in the fiscal year. 'J0, is likely to
shew an increase of more than '-10.-0(
II I.' ii III over that of last year, and that
iron and steel alone will supply luure
than one-half that increase.
S. Y. Grinstead. aired .".7, cashier of
the bank in Humboldt, Neb., commit
ted suicide, on the li'.th, by blowing
otT the top of his head with a revolver.
He had admitttd a shortage of .l".0uil
in his accounts, and I'.auk Kxumincr
Wilson had taken charge of the batik,
which will continue business.
The desire of the volunteers ;n the
Philippines to return home is evi
denced in a report which shows that
of those who have been offered op
jxirtunity to re-eniist. with lie otter
of a bonus in travel pay of over ."r.uO,
only about seven per cent, hav: ac
cepted. The entire German press is greatly
excited by the news that Kmperor
William intends to introduce in the
Prussian diet a government measure
creating the city of P.erlin and its
Fi'burbs into a separate province and
hugely destroying the present self
government of the municipality.
Gov.-Gcn. Prookc's order abolishing
import duties for municipal benefit
und lieeliscs wiii decrrnse the munici
pal revenues of Santiago dc Cuba, it
is estimated. .10 percent. Its effects, it
is said, wiil lie the closing of the pub
lic schools and the Mopping of all
public impro cinents.
Cupt. Fraystatter, a member of the
court which condemned Dreyfus, has
written to M. Lock row. French minis
ter of marine, stating that documents
calculated to carry the conviction of
the guilt of Dreyfus were communi
cated to the court-martial in the rooms
to which its members retired to delib
erate as to their verdict.
The. Cuban generals waited upon
Gen. .Maximo (ionic, officially, on the
l: th. and informed hiin that they de
sired him to represent the army in
any negotiations with the I'nited
Slates military authorities in Cuba,
(en. Gomez accepted the trust, nft-r
which all waited upon iovcriior-Gen-cra!
P.rooke 1o discuss with him the
details of disarmament and payment.
A fire started near Vrooman, Neb.,
en the 17th. and, driven by a high
northwest wind, destroyed much prop
erty. While lighting the flames Mrs.
Anderson, a widow, was frightfully
burned and will die. Her nephew,
John W'csterland, and L. Fliekler and
eon Charles were badly burned about
the face and hands. The town was
The Colorado Midland railroad block
ade west of Leadville was broken, on
the 14th, and through traffic, which
had been interrupted for 77 days, re
sumed. Great difficulty was experi
enced in breaking the blockade both
on account of the enormous snow
iu.iks, which wcreinolac- -'tlfrt high,
and because for many miles th rails
were covered with.ice which had to oe
cut away by hand.
During1 his appearance before the
J..e;et investigating commit leo in New
York city, on the 14th, Iwichard Croker
said: "It is not necessary to bring up
what everybody knows. There is no
use playing to the gallery; there is
no use making speeches. I am the
leader of the party and I acknowledge
it. All these people are my friends,
ord I am going to stick to them a'l
flie time. Just give me straight talk.
I am going to cive you straight talk.
That is alL"
SEWS IX BEIEF.
Compiled from Various Sources.
PERSONAL AND GENERAL.
Admiral S.-lih-y received his commis
sion as rear-admiral on the 14th. The
commissions of the other officers re
cently appointed to the grade of rear-
admiral Were also forwarded to Ill-ill.
United States Commissioner Nue
holz. at Kansas City. Mo., mi the 14th.
decided that Santiago Movplsy, chat ged
with embezzling $70.010 from the Na
tional Punk of the City of Mexico,
should be turned over to the Mexican
officials who came after Kim.
The sixth annua! convention of the
Ohio branch of the international or
der of King's Daughters met at New
ark, on the 14th, for a three days ses
sion, home preliminary Dusiness was
transacted and a musicale aud recep
tion was held at nigh.
A small-sized tornado that started
in the southwestern suburbs of Otta
wa. Kas.. on the 14th. passed through
the residence portion of that city.
Many small buildings and fences wcr
blown down and scvral residences par
A dispatch fr.im Manila, on the 1 1th.
said: ""Gen, Law ton is marching north
along the road between the hills and
the lake, with the gun Ik 'a Is Napidau
and Lag-una dc I'.ay abreast of his
troops. The enemy is retreating north
wan.." Ti c lst appropriation made for n
building by at'v slate for the Ohio Ccn
tt I iiia! was made by the Michigan hg
isk I urcon the i4ih. One hundred tboti
n nd dollars wa ; allowed, and the bill
v;.s sent t the govern i.
It is officially announced that the
Montenegrin crown prince, ifcmiio Al
exander, now in his twenty-eighth
yi nr. is betrothed to Duchess Augusta
CI. allottee .Intta of Mcckleburg
Sl. lit, now in her twentieth year.
A prairie tire, which started near
Vcsdngtoii Springs, la., on tin 17th,
d si roved fcvernl thousand acres of
pasture and much slacked hay.
The lifty-fifili annual conference of
the Illinois Kvangclical association at
Otta..a. eniled. on the 17th. by the as
signment of pastors to Chicago. Free
port and Peoria, llev. W. II. Mcsscr-.-chiniiit
was elected a deleg-ate to the
st ssioii of llie general mission board
iu St. Paul, in November.
United Slates Minister William L.
Merry and the Nicaraguan minister of
foreign relations, Scnor Sanson. hac
pone lo P.iuclichls to investigate com
plaints made by I'nited States citizens
Orders have been issued to Gen.
r.reol-e to discharge men in the regular
army in Cuba who had enlisted only
for the war with Spain.
Trade between San Francisco and
Siberia is rapidly increasing.
The Paris Figaro gave a brilliant re
ception to King Oscar of Sweden ami
Norway on the 17th. l!y the Figaro's
special reijucst. Miss Lenora .lackson,
the American violinist, formerly of
Chicago, played, and was enthusiasti
cally applauded. The king was great
ly pleased with Miss Jackson's per
formance. The bribery investigation committee
at Ilarrislmrg. Pa., has recommended
tc the house that criminal proceedings
be instituted in the courts against
nine persons (who are named) for cor
rupt solicitation in connection with
the balloting for I'nited States senator
and the consideration of the McCarroll
The Missouri house passed the bill,
on the 17th. reipiiring foreign surety
companies to deposit sunn.i'OO with the
superintendent of the insurance de
partment before being allowed to do
business in the state. It killed the bill
limiting the same class of companies
to business equal to the capital stock
used in the slate.
The '-.M-pcr-ccnt. extra pay to the
American troops in the Philippines
has been extended to include all our
soldiers now in service, and wiil con
tinue until hostilities in the Philip
pines cease. The troops in the Philip
pines, both otlieers and nun. will be
given the two months' extra pay when
,b hn Aiiiiison IVrtT. secretary to
tin- president, who lias been ill for two
or three weeks, has informed Mr. Me
Kinley lhat the condition cf his health
will not permit him to continue tie
duties of the office, and I,e has there
fore tendered his resignation.
The famous l.osi gold mine, which
was extensively worked in the oariy
part of this century, is reported t:
have been rediscovered in the Chison
mountains of Texas, near the town
of Doipiillas. C. W". Hess, a merchant
of Jfrxpiillas. located the old mine by
means of Spanish records.
Miss Viola Horlocker has returned
to Hastings, Neb., in company witL
her mother and friends, .mil will face
the charges of having attempted to
kill Mrs. C. F. Morey by sending her
a box of bonbons containing arsenic.
'i lie Madrid official gazette publishes
a royal decree appointing the duke de
Areos to be Spanish envoy extraordi
nary and minister plenipotentiary to
the I'nited States. The decree also
creates consulates at Havana. Manila.
Iloih. San Juan de Porto Kico and
Advices from Auckland. New Zea
land, by way of Herlin, say that the
ambuscade of the Americans and Jtrit
ish by the Mataafans on April 1. near
Apia, Samoa, was not on the German
Vailele plantation, but in the neighlior
hrcd of Falchlma, three kilometers to
the southward, near the old crater of
Maj.-Gen. Lawton's expedition to the
Lacuna de Hay district re-embarked
on the evening of the Kith, anchored
for the night at the head of the lliver
l'psig and reached Manila on the morn
ing (i the 17th. bearing all the r.tt
and the captured insurgent boats.
Fir Lambert Price, hart., author ar.a
soldier, died lu London on the 17th.
Gov. Koosevelt of New- York has
signed the bill prohibiting six-day bi
cycle and other races.
The celebration attending the re
turn of fiie I'nited States cruiser
Palcigh from Manila to New York,
took place on the H'.th. during a heavy
rain. The downpour, however, didu t
dampen the public enthusiasm.
Gladys Watson, whose real- name is
said to 1 Gertrude Walters, the
daughter of a respectable retired
farmer living near llobinson. III., end
ed her career at Indianapolis, I nil., on
the Kith, by jumping from the third
tier of cells in the workhouse, where
she was a prisoner.
After seven years effort to make
liquefied air, Archibald Campliell. ol
Chicago, became a victim of the ter
rible power of his own invention. He
died, on the P'.th, as a result of in
juries received at the factory of the
Henley lee Machine Co.. while suc
cessfully manufacturing this new anc
wonderful force of dynamics.
A number of prominent and wealthy
I Filipinos, of Manila, are organizing' a
committee to take stcpstohring about,
if. possible, au uiiderstamiing Iwtweeii
the rebels and the Americans. One
branch of this committee intends to
ask the L'nitcd States Philippine com
mission to make a siatcnu at as to
what terms will be olfered the rebels
it the latter will surrender.
The splendid courage of Cashier
pl ow u of the Stale savings bank at
Council I '.I utfs. la., prevented the loot
ing' of that institution by a bold rob
ber. m the lsih. I 'poll Prowu's refusal
to turn over the cash the robber tired
several shots at him, one of which
took effect in his arm. The robber
was frightened away without getting
Dr. Y. Y. Henna and Dr. .. M. Z-r.a
Guadia, two Porto Kicans, were at I he
White House on the I M h. They bro.ig lit
r solutions adopted by a convention
of the people of Porto Kico asking' for
an auti uonions government, with a
view to ultimate admission into the
I'nien as a state.
Admiral Dewey reported to the novy
department, on the lsih, that Lieut.
Gilniore ami I I men of the gunboat
Vorktowu had beenaminislicil and cap
lured or killed by insurgent Filipinos
while endeavoring' to rescue a party
of SO Spanish prisoners he! J at llalcm,
Island of Luzon.
Dr. .lanu s D. Field, retired army sur
geon, who volunteered to resume his
iiulies when the Spanish war broke
out. and served through the war in
Cuba, broke both arms below the el
bow, on the fsth, by a fall while exer
cising' in a gymnasium at Denver, Col.
According lo repori received at
Guthrie. Okla., .'i.uuit Indians dissatis
fied with eonditionsexisting' in the res
ervations of the Indian territory, have
left in a body for Mexico, to establish
a union reservation on a large tract of
land near iiiada la jara.
Word has been received of the wreck
of the San Francisco whaling' bark
Horatio, on a reef at lite cntrace to
Port l.iton, in the Caroline group. The
Horatio sailed from San Francisco last
I 'ecciulier. No lives were lost.
West Virginia plotters to furnish her
share of troops to take the place of
those volunteers ill the Philippines
clamoring to be sent home.
William P. Lord, ex-governor of Ore
gon, has been appointed minister lo
CURRENT HtWS NOTES.
The Forty-first general issemblv ol
llbi.ois c!os"d its; L'x.rs at a late hour
Friiiav l ight.
The 1 !iree-yi ar-old son i.f V,..-e
Coiiid, cf lai'-nee. Mo., was kicked to
th:-tli bv a vicious: horse.
W. II. Cai rcil. s.-, n il-., il l. :. mcml.ei
of on i I tin- l-ct-l.!lov n I'i.i.ieer f::;:ii-
iit i-. ! I
o.. iii! Friday,
stui" u-:d pot-
rd Cl aries
vv;. rail v
We:e-.i i ii on 1
house ri' e..:n
t.-i;. to ''.!;::!.
r.tiiV. v Y.iin
to t lie
:i . i
.nierican ; a! Llk-
l.i.tg. I!!.. w...( the Grar
haiilicap at ivi-bird slim
vv i oil Park. . .!.
M;:i!:iv, ( i.irk 'eKw.-m. cue of ti.t
most prominent am: -. iei:r a'in letcs in
the I'nited States, is dead of pneu
monia, in Chicago.
Commodores J. W Philip. T!. J
Cromwell. 11. F. Picking'. S. Casey and
F. IJoilgers. were promoted to the rank
of rear-admiral Friday.
Mrs. Taliiiha Casey Hablridire, of
Jefferson county. 111., is l-;ul at the
tige of "Ml years. She was N.rn near
Lt b.-non. St. Clair comity.
The Cass county (111.) almshouse, i t
I'.Iui;' Springs, was burned Friday. The
H inmates escaped without injury.
Loss, S.'i.ifiH); insurance, ?:l.2'll.
P.usiness failures for the past week
have been lss in th,. I'nited States,
ng-ainst 2'4 the corresponding week
last year, and 22 in Canada, against Is
Allen Jones. 17 years old. was con
victed at Nashville, III., of manslaugh
ter in killing Charles Mos. He waa
found guilty of attempting to kill his
Arkansas will have a new state
house, the cost not to exceed $1.H0.
C0d. The house, after a hard struggle,
passed the new eapitol bill, just as it
passed the senate.
A special grand jury was impaneled
in the circuit court at Maryville. Mo.,
to investigate the ease of C. G. Jesse,
wiu killed Kditor Frank Griffin. Jesse
is in jail at Maryville.
The Japanese government hasopened
negotiations in Loudon for a loan ot
$53.000.0110. part of which is to be
piaced in the I'nited States, aud ot in
terest of four per cent.
MISSOURI STATE NEWS.
ot a Cad Showing.
At the coming international Sunday
School association conventiou at Atlan
ta, (!a.. Missouri will report -is follows:
Counties org'anized, 11j; ban.icr coun
ties:, 27; primary unions, 14. with a
mtmbcrship of 40; white schools, G.
'.iL'7; scholars. ."j'.iJ.li.'li; teachers, C7,
404. total in the Sunday-schools of the
stall, OtiO.l-'O; negro schools, 2!U;
teachers and officers, 2.540; scholars,
20, l."i(); total, 22.!i'.i'.i. The population
of the state will 1m reported as 2.
G9,14, and the percentage of popula
tion in the Sunday-schools as being
3U. At the present time Missouri
ranget. fifth in enrollment.
Drnth of lleprenentntlve F.llin.
Judg'e J. D. Ellis, representative in
the legislature from Vernon county
for the past four years, died at his
home, near Nevada, at an early hour
the other morning, after a two weeks
ilincss, of pneumonia. A peculiar run
of fatalities has affected this family
rtcently. Mrs. Kllis, wife of the rej
resentative, died of pneumonia during
the first week in April. Two days la
ter his mother-in-law, Mrs. K!i.abeth
Hall, died of the same disease. Mr.
liall. his fatlier-in-law,has pneumonia,
and is not expected to survive. Judg'e
Kllis was an ex-Union soldier and
Tniner of I. Ion. nt of Men.
Charlotte Wilhclmina Gertrude Hish
op, otherwise known as Mm". Piancka,
the lion-tamer, appeared in the divorce
court" at Kansas City, and wa;- legally
separated from her husoaad. 11. II.
P.ishop. a resident of New Vork. Mine.
Piai'.cka. who has appeared ii cages of
liens in the principal cities of I lie
country, and who is well ! .'.own as 'i
tel'iiuer of the king' of beasts, secured
her divorce on a complaint of cruelty,
alleging' that her hiisban.l had brow
beat and intimidated her beyond t u
duiarfe. tmi'InK Tlicir I-'al'icr.
Charles and .lames Campbell, broth
ers, have comcuced a suit in the cir
cuit court at Lamar against their fa
ther, John Campli'll, for ?::.20O each.
They allege that he agreed to g'ive
them l'.O acres of land each if they
would work for him four years, and
he now refuses. Having tilled their
part of the contract, they ask for the
value of the land.
hanniiM City Mny tiri It. I
Says a special from Washington, P.
C: Impiiries go to show that a move
ment to hold the next republican an- '
tional convention at Kansas City will
mi ft with a degree of favor in influ
ential (jiiarters. If Kansas City can '
satisfy the national committee of her
ability to entertain the convention sho
will receive serious consideration.
Lnrrn lresed lleef Contract. '
One of the largest contracts for
dressed beef ever placed by the I'nited
States government has been arranged
with a Kansas City packing' house. The
contract is for l.."on,u0(i pounds of best
exported dressed beef to be shipped to
the Philippine islands for the govern
ment troops. The beef will all lie fur
nished in Kansas City.
"Tm Much Molher-ln-l.nw.
William A. Chun-hill, a liookkecpcr,
died at a fashionable boarding' house
in St. Louis, as the result of au over
dose of laudanum. He icft a letter,
the opening" sentence of which read:
"This a case of too much liiother-iu-Li
It t'oincM Handy.
Mrs. Mamie Chirk, wif- of Harry
Clark, a painter of Ceii'rnlW. has re
ceived information that bv the will of
her grandfafh-r. Samuel Wallace, who
rtcently died in Monroe coi.nty, W.
Vj., she is willed .1.0o''.
lira. Miillniln. Mnjur.
Mrs. Maiiuda Major, wife of Dr. T.
T. Major, of Seilalia. died' of Urig-hl's
disease. Mrs. Major was horn in How
ard county. Her maiden name was
Yoiiiii; Pnriner I'nnnil Di-nd.
The di ad body of Lee Coo!., a young
ini r. was found by the side of the
lead near Peiimaii. Marion county. !t
is supposed that he v. as thrown i'roia
r.ilillsti) in y:iiatirl.
M'ssoi:ri is credit, d with 177.410 f!np
tisis. They have control of 14 col
leges and seminaries, with properly
and endowment value of .'''i. '.
Mrs. (ifitritf II. Hunillfon.
Mrs. (ieorge . Hamilton. TO years
old. a member of one of the iuo.-t
prominent families In Lincoln county,
died at her home, near New Hope.
IvicUed to lleHlh by A Home.
The three-year-old-son of Mose
of Clarence, was kicked to
by a vicious horse the other
He was injured internally.
Found Pi-iul In Bet.
Mrs. Wharton, the wife of Hayless
Wharton, a contractor, was found dead
in bed at Knobnoster. Death probably
was the result of heart failure,
(.nnhotit ComlnB to St. I.onla.
The I'nited States gunboat Nash
ville arrived at New Orleans from Cu
f.a. a few days ago. She will asceud
the Mississippi to St. bonis.
A IMkr County Pioneer.
W. H. Carroll, S5 years old, a mem
ber of one of the best-known pioneer
families of Pike county, died after an
illuess of several weeks.
Assaulted by Ills Son.
Joseph I'.yhia. 82 years old, was as
Eftidted and seriously injured by hia
young and vigorous son, in St. Louis,
a few nights ago.
For the Saloonkeeper.
The state senate passed the dram
shop bill exempting saloonkeeper
from renewing their petition for li
THE MISSOURI LEGISLATURE.
Frocfllnr of tlie Fortieth jrnral As.
j:.:v""::nSOX CITT. April ll After a
Very iively debate which consumed an
1'iiur and a hail the senate passed th
J'airis ee.-r bill. Twenty votes were cast
fur the hi'l. nine against it.
Aves Messrs. Anderson, Chiidors. Clay.
ravisson. Dowell. Drum, Karris, Fields,
lliihenschild . McClimic, Major. Miller.
lei iran. orchard. Tandy. Thomas. Van
civj Walker. Whaley and Wilson '!).
Xees Messrs. Burkhead. Ifuscne. L'ra
belle. Lyons. Martin. Mult. I tamp, Kol
lms and Sehwrikardi !.
Aent or not voting Messrs. Cooper.
Haynes, Marshall, Matthews and Young
Two of the three anti-usury bills Intro
duced In the senate by "senator vv ilson
, at the instance of Police Commissioner
I liawes. of St. Louis, were disposed of in
the house, ihe third one having passed
some days ago. The bill to make it a
' n Isc.f mcanor to send usurious notes out
'. of the stale for collection or narnishment
: tf wages was called up and passed. The
house receded from its amendment to the
' bill to rix the maximum rate of interest
on pleJes at 2 r cent, a mouth, and
now all three of the hills will go to the
rove-p"- for his approval
JEKFKRSOX CITY. April 13. Yestcr
6a y. at the close of a debate lastlne the
' better part of two sessions. Senator
Sehweickardt's bill to exempt dramshop
keepers win. maintain orderly houses
from the necessity of renevvlnt: their petl
. thins for license annually, passed the
' tcnate !y a vote of -i to lu.
Yes AndeiFon, r.urkhead. Kusche. Pra
1 belle. Drum. Karris. Fields. Hohenschlld.
l.vons. MeCIintic. Marshall. Martin. Mat
' tlievvs. Morton. Molt, orchard. It-imp.
lloilins. Sehwcickardt. Whaley, Wilson,
No 'liilders. Chi v. Cooper, Davisson,
T'.ivvell. Major, Miller, Tandy. Yar.i'.ivvr,
j The house passed the Meyers bill to
! r milate the express company rates.
The senate passed the house bill known
es ihe "inheritance tax law," which was
; tut reduced by Mr. ltarnett. of Pettis, it
I would require lhat 5 per cent, of inherit-
I IineeS. be'iuests and legacies left to oth
ers than litie:il descendants shall be vvith-
1 hel l fjr the benefit of the state univer
sity. JKFFFilts"! iX CITY. April 14 Thn
house, ye.-t. rd:iy. amended the appropria
tion bill as to allow the nalioaul Kuard
;:'.i'l instead of fs.l,tlW.
Appropriation bill consumed nearly thn
entire time of the senate. Following are
: tl;e increases recomni'-niied: Fulton !u
lia'ic asylum, from i. V..7Hi; St. Jf
: F"pli lunatic asylum, from ir.t;..va to $."i:l.u!U;
i Missouri institute for deal" and ill. nib at
: Kuiiou. l'r.'in SH1..VHI to $l47,r.o: Chillicothe
in iestrial heme for .iris, from iis.'O to
! 5.:-.c.mj: MigiasviKe coui'e.lerate home,
t fr m J27.iw.ii to J'S.'Si; St. James fed. nil
-Meiers" home, from JK.'r.H to $..t,2.Vi:
i pooi.viile reform sctiool for boys, reduced
, from t:..;.!."ji to $!7..v.
j The general appropriation for the P.oon
1 ville reform seho. l for, boys for main
' tei, ;;:);.. of inmates was increased from
I t!-".'"' to $1". '.'.
I JKFFKl:SlN CITY. April 15. The ren
' St.- passed the appropriation bill yest. r
1 tiay morning, tiding the appropriation for
I the pay of members and employes of tins
I geiaial assembly. The appropriation for
the per I! m of iie-mb. rs was raised from
i Jf:.r..e:-ii lo MI'i.iKti. and th.- appropriation
i for contingent exix ns. s of the legislature
fiom Jiit'.eeu to jRWvut. This makes the
I total -appropriation for the general assem-
l 'H:e senate has 175 employes at Jtt art a
l':a-, 24 at and 0 at $I..Vi. The house.
has enipioy s at St ' a day. 2 at SI
n: and li. at l..Vi. Kxeluslve of salaries
i-f i.li'u-.-is and members, it costs Ji7:'...V a
day to settle th, senate pay roll and 1051
to' ad just llie claims of the employes of
the hotis.-, which makes a total of i!,4Jl.;j
The senate pas-.1 the stale fair bill In
troiiueed in the house by .Mr. Clark, of
Audrain, put four votes were east airair.st
It. The fair is to lie loeated by Ihe atate
board of agriculture with days after
the act cm- into effect. The town se
1. eted must donate a site of from let) to
lt acres of land.
The senate also passed the house antl
Pinkcrloii bill, introduced by Mr. Sulli
van, of christian. It would prohibit any
non-resident of the state frein b ing ap
pointed by a mayor or shi riff as a deputy
or policeman. 1'ersoiiH so appoint, d must
have been residents of tile state at least
three years. The penalties imposed are
JKFKF.KPON' CITY. April 17. In the
In use. Saturday, the Nesbit election law
applying to St. Louisi was sent ti en
iri oss'ment. The republicans refrained
fri'n votintt. hoping thus to break the
outrun, but the door wore locked, aid
the democrats counted enough republi
cans as present to make the quorum.
JI-iFFKRSoN CITY. April IS. Yester
tlay the house roii.lered two hills of a
Finiilar character lo require foreiun sure
ty companies doing business in this state
lo keep available collateral within the
state, or cease to do business here. Ths
1-il!. which passed, was prepared by Mr.
l.ee. of Carter, and but seven votes were
cast against it.
.vfter u short s-ssion the house ad-jonria-d
in respect to the memory of J. G.
Kilis. the deceased member from Vernon.
Pesoiutions tendering condolence to the
family and providing for memorial serv
ices in the hall of the house Friday night
were offered by Mr. Kllis, of Hales, and
The senate passed the hill which hail
previously passed the house, abolishing
the cilice of watermelon inspector.
Senator Moil introduced a bill to pre
vent the use of the I'nited States Hag for
advertising purposes. It prohiltlls the
printing or painting of any advertising
devise on the ling.
. THE WADE COURT OF INQUIRY,
I'ouud for I'ounfl. fonticd Itoant Ileet
fif (.renter Xutrltive Value
than Kreli lleef.
"Washington. April IS. After devot
jig the afternoon to a practical exami
nation of the beef supplied tothearmy
in cans, the Wade court of inipiiry rc
lalicd Prof. Atwatcr at two o'clock,
bad he held the witness stand durir.g
H e greater part of the afternoon, lb
rxprrsscd the opinion that, pound for
. pound, the canned roast beef was of
greater nutritive value than fresh beef,
but suggested that, unmixed with
vegetables, it would not prove so ac
ceptable a ration,
i Col. Weston, of the commissary rle
; jiartment, was also recalled during
: the afternoon and examined with ref
erence to the supplies furnished the
troops in the field at Santiago,
j Carries m l)illn:oisbed I'artr.
j Sau Juan de Porto Jiieo, April IS.
j The L'nitcd States transport Mcpher
son, formerly the steamer Ohdaiu, left
here last evening, having on board a
distinguished party, including llrig.
' Ccn. Fred 1). Grant, who lias been or
! rfwre.l tri Ibi Philinr.Tnes. ond hi.4 KtxITi
llolH-rt P. Kennedy ami Hoary G. Cur
tis, of the insular commission end a
large number of officials who are to bs
mustered out ol tic: government serv
ice. A few months ago the Italian archae
ologist, Sig. Franccsliini, discovered in
the Church of Santa Croce, Florence,
Italy, the tomb of LorcnzoC.hiWrti. the
desiguer of the famous baptistery
gates. He also found ot a later time
in the Convent Church of Sunt Am
brose six famous graves containing the
remains of the Florentine sculptor
Milio of Fiesole; Andrea del Yerroeehio,
the Florentine sculptor, goldsmith and
painter, who was the master of Leonar
do da Vinci; Sinione Pel lai nolo, Andrea
Sansovino, the sculptor; Grauacci and
! LATE ADVICES FROM CUBA,
A Popular Appointment Army Rolls
Cionies Statement lletnn
eonrt for Civil (iovrrnor.
Havana, April 19. Alejandro I.od
riguez lias been appointed chief of po
lice of Havana, to succeed Mario Men
ocal, who resigned yesterday. Rodri
guez holds the rank of major general
in the Cuban army, and is chief of
staff to Gen. Gomez. He is considered,
moreover, second to Gomez alone iu
the affections of the Cuban soldiery.
He is not related to Gen. Mayia llod
riguez. Approved by Cabana and Spaniard.
The new nomination is approved by
the Cubans and Spaniards alike. The
United States military authorities who
knew liodriguez well think that they
have at last found a man s. rong enough,
to discipline the force, and make it
capable of meeting the exigencies of
llodrig'uoz, who was wounded three
times during the last ins-.trrection, was
a spirited tighter and a guerrilla chief
ol extraordinary activity.
Kiimini! ted from the Army Lists.
The Cuban army lists are being ex
amined by naine by a large staff of
clerks. Out of a total of 4'.PJ7 priv
ates and non-commissioned officers,.
".'-4 have been olimina;ed. l.aTil of
these as persons who have enlisted
since the surrender of Santiago, and
CCU as government employes at pres
ent. Of the remainder, :;i.'.i:u, Capt.
J-'orrest, a Cuban, who directed the
preparation of the rolls, informs the
administration that all or nearly all
can Ik relied upon to appear for a
share of the Sil.oiltl.Oud.
"Volhinur Left for Ihr OHlcrrs.
In that ease the individual share
may be ah. ut $7., with nothing left
for the officers.
Many of the ollicers arc as poor as
the privates, and several suggestions
have been put forward for their relief,
though none is consider d available ex
cept the proposal to employ as many
as possible in rural police duty.
t.oiuex iNMiieil n Stutrment.
Yesterday Gen. Gomez issued 8
Matenicnt briefly reviewing the cir
cumstances tif his removal by the recently-dissolved
from the post of commander-in-chief,
Icgether with the conditions of his
statements and reasons for 'accepting
the delicate charge of assisting in the
distribution of ihe Jii.ooo.uUi) offered
by the l'nitcd Slates government."
The state!. lent conlTnued ill part on
Keulizinj; Ksalted Aivplrat ions.
"With the assistance ami good will'
of all we can count upon this (the
American offer) to work for peace and
to initiate a true reconstruction that
will reclaim our beloved country and
all that conscience Imposes upon the
nation can Ik accomplished, thus real
izing our exalted aspirations to be a
republic of fraternity ami good order..
The combined efforts of all are needed
to place us upon the highway to this
achievement, and to promote the tak
ing of measures !iidisM-nsable for'
crow ning a grand work in Cuba."
Tired mid Maul to be Itetired.
Twelve hundred men enlisted for the
war, out of 1.7U0 in the Second artil
lery, wish to Ik. mustered out: 5IKI out
of I.miO in the Kighth infantry: and"
l.'.O out of in the squadron of the
Seventh cavalry regiment at Klvadado.
liesides these 10(1 men out of 1113 in
llattrry II. Second artillery, have ap
plied for their discharge.
Iletuneonrt for Civil Governor.
Maj.-Gen. Wilson, of the Mntanznt
department, has accepted the resigna
tion of Ur. laluardo liaz. the civil gov
ernor, and has appointed Cell. Pedro
l.etancourt. who is approved by t hc
povernor general. Gen. Wilson has re
ceived valuable advice and informa
tion from Gi n. P.ctancoiirt.
Hiiuury Men Will Keed."
Hiscussiiig brigandage yesterday
Gen. Gomez said: "All men are not
angels, and hungry'inen will feed."
Col. Kllis. of the Kighth infantry, is
about to depart on five mouths' sick
have. Col. Caudal arrived yesterday
to take command of the regiment.
At three o'clock yesterday afternoon
the temperature in Havana was T- de
PORT ROYAL NAVAL STATION..
A d ui 1 r i: I ro vv n i o . ! i e I il VI n lwf- 11 epo rt
tif the llmij Work IBein;
Washington. April 19. Admiral
Crow ninshield. chief of the navigation
billcuu. has just returned to Washing
ton, from Port Koyal. S. C. where h.;
made a thorough inspection of the
gunnery training- ships Amphitrite and
Lancaster and of the naval station.
The ships are just winding up the wri
ter course of instruction, and Admiral
( row inshicld says the best xissihlc re
sults are being obtained. In a few
wicks about 'Ml finely trained gun cap
tains will be sent- to the fleet. The
Amphitrite and the Lancaster will
then come north and prepare to take
i.e. another class from the gunners of
the North Atlantic sipiadron.
Admiral Crowiusliicld reports that
the greatest activiity prevails at th
Iiaval station in connection with til j
Improvements. Three dredges are at
work, and the new dry dock is accessi
ble U vessels of :M feet draught now.
Rhubarb with Figs. Take six pound
of rhubarb (weighed after peeled and
cut), a quarter of a pound of candied
lemon peel, and oueof figs; cut the rhu
barb, figs and lemon peel quite small,
place the peel and figs over the rhu
barb, cover with five pounds moist
agar, and let stand until the next day.
Then luril slowly together for one hour.
Khubarb Marmalade. Peel six or
anges, take nway the white rinds and
pips, slice the pulp and peel into a pre
crving kettle, add a quart of finely
rut rhubarb, and l'i pounds of sugar.
Boil slowly until done.