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CHRISTMAS AT THE CAPITAL
HOLIDAYS WILL BE SPENT QUIETLY
: A AAT THE WHITE , HOUSE.
KO VESTS AT THE DINNER.
Ihe Official Family Will Have Pri
vate Dinners at Their Several
Homes — The White House
Christmas : Tree Lighted Last
; : ; Evening Mrs. Cleveland Dis
f. tributes the Gifts.
Washington, Dec. 23.— Christmas
will be spent very quietly at the White
house, and there will be. no guests at
dinner on that day. The members of
the cabinet will spend Christmas quietly
at their own homes. They are all dis
posed to make it a quiet, comfortable
day in the family -circle. Secretary and
Mrs. Gresham will dine at the Arling
ton, and will have their sons with them.
Secretary, and' Mrs. Carlisle are now
surrounded with their entire family
circle. William Carlisle aud family
arrived some days ago from Chicago.
The secretary of war and Mrs. Latnont
will have a Christmas tree for their
,a yungest child, and will have Miss
«^jMiders with them. The postmaster
general and Mrs. Bissell intend to have
a quiet home day, and there will be no
guests. The secretary of agriculture
ana Miss Morton are expecting a visit
from the married sons of Mr. Morton,
who hope to be here with their
families for the Christmas dinner.
Secretary Herbert has not been
keeping house for several years,
and for that reason Christmas
will be doubly grateful in his own home
surrounded by his children. The family
circle will include Mr. and Mrs. Micou,
Miss Buell and the secretary's fourteen
year-old son, who is home from school.
Mrs. Olney has gone to New England
to spend Christmas with her married
daughter, where she will be joined by
the attorney general, The vice presi
dent and Mrs. Stevenson, with their
daughters and Mrs. Stevenson's sister,
Mrs. Scott, and the Misses Scott, will
dine together at the Norniandie, making
a family party. The White house
Christmas tree was lighted this after
noon. All the cabinet babies and their
mothers who are in the city were pres
ent to see the grand illumination. The
tree was attended by four men, who as
sisted Mrs. Cleveland in distributing
the gifts. These .was 'one. 'for each child
in the cabinet circle,* and the children
nearly went wild over : the beauties of
the tree. The president went in for a
while to watch the fun and enjoy the
Children's pleasure in the' happy event.
WAR Cl_OL T DS.
Another . Latin-American Civil
War Imminent.
I
Washington, Dec. 23.— The siati
department today received a dispatch
indicating that another one of the Latin-
American countries is likely to be em
broiled in civil war. The dispatch,
which was from Pierce M. B. Young,
the United States minister to Honduras
and Guatemala, read as follows: "The
Hondurian revolutionists are advancing
fiom Nicaragua. The Hondurian army
is in motion to meet the revolutionists."
American interests doubtless will be
protected in the event of the trouble.
The Alliance has been at La Libertad,
aud today the Ranger joined her at
that port.
MOW THE SENATE AVON
In Its Clerkship 'Fight,. With the
'■'_yi. ........ .;...., House. .-.'-.
Washington, Dec. 23.— final ac
ceptance by the house of representa
tives of the senate amendment to the
urgent deficiency bill, providing for the
payment of salaries of the senate per
diem clerks for the recess of the Fifty
first congress probably marks the close
of a contest between the two branches
of congress which dates back to a time
far beyond the employment of these
clerks for this work, and has been an
interesting page of history of the two
houses. It began when in 1883, upon a
motion of Senator Butler, the senate
voted to employ private secretaries for
senators who were not chairmen of
committees. At that time neither -en
ators nor members who were not heads
of committees were permitted to have
clerks for their assistance in conducting
the routine of their political duties, un
less they paid them out of tneir own
pockets, and. although the need of such
assistance had been frequently
commented upon in both houses,
neither body found itself will
• 11!.' to vote itself aid until the
. orly-eighth congress, when the senate
ook the initiative. The house did not
oliow suit for ten years, nor did it ac
cept the innovation in a kindly spirit,
a nd at once Pecan a war upon the clerks 1
which has continued until the present
time. The subject has been often dis
cussed in the proceedings in the house,
and that body has uniformly, except in
one session of the Fifty-first congress,
refused to include in the legislative bill
any appropriations for the clerks of
■senators. The senate never failed to
amend the bill so as to provide for the
pay of the clerks, but the amendment
was very seldom accepted by the house
without vigorous comment and more or
less parleying with the senate. The
clerks were only paid for the time that
congress was in session, and it was after
the long session of ' the Fifty-first con
gress In 1890, when there were only two
months' time left between the close of
one session and the opening of the next,
that the senators, finding a irreat deal of
accumulated business on their hands,
resolved to retain the services of the
clerks during the recess. The house
objected, and the action of the senate in
the matter had tiie effect of vine
stimulus to the conflict, which the house
had shown some disposition to drop by
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423 W. -1-Snd _^t-. >". V- ' Consultation roe.
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Can this disease bo c*:red? Most physicians fay
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ter 30 years study an experiment I have found tbo
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failures. Look forward, not backward. "My 'remedy
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large bottle of the r.-:nedy--sent free for trial.
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f 53 FREE TO V. A. M. A Colored Engraving
" _S_ ' of Chinese Masons at work, also, large
fayx, Catalogue of Masonic books and goods
m__ol ««■ with bottom prices. New Illustrated His-
j__V tory of F.eemasonry for Agents. Beware
' t^_\ i __*V_. ofthespurlous Masonic books. KEDDING
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providing for session pay in that con
gress, without waiting for the action of
the senate. Every year since the sen
ate has put the item on some appropria
tion bills sent over front the house, and
it has been just as regularly rejected by
the house until the present "session,
when the senate, refusing absolutely to
back down, the house, after tying up an
appropriation bill for : two months, fin
ally decided. The senate has always
taken the ground that the house has no
right to interfere with the senate's man
agement of its affairs, and to this view
tne house apparently . yielded, after a
struggle which has continued for a^ de
cade at the expense of much lime of
both senators and members, and- of
much cost for the printing of speeches
and of delay in legislation. Probably
the reason for the - surrender of, the
house is found In the fact that that body
has found the example the senate in
employing clerks for individual mem
bers worthy of initiation,-* and* now
employs such clerks itself. This change
in the house was not made until the
close of the last congress, but since it
took place it has. been noticeable that
the house has shown itself „ more liber
ally inclined to tolerate .the senators'
clerks. It is how admitted by a majority
of the members that the business of
senators and members is such that it is
almost impossible to conduct its without
assistance, and the .war seems to have
reached a filial termination..
BANKING AND CURRENCY.
"■■_■■■ . — ——— . „,...,■_■.<. v
Committee Likely to. Reach.an
Agreement. "' '.'.'. ,
Washington, Dec. 23.— The commit
tee on banking and currency, the most
discordant committee in the house, as
one of its members declares It 'to be, will
be very likely to reach some sort of ah
agreement early after ... adjournment.
Members outside ot the committee room
seem to have agreed upon a plan which
they could not do in committee. It' is :
now proposed to report adversely the*
bill introduced by Representative Cox,
ot Tennessee, and to authorize Mr." Cox
to submit a minority report, which would
give him charge ot the bill. on the floor
of the house. This is said to the only
way the committee can get -out : of the
present tangle. The state bank repeal
question has the right, of way, and no
other business can be considered while
it is undisposed of. The plan' of report
ing it adversely seems to be tin. only
method of getting it out of the way. It
is understood that both factions would
be willing to have it discussed on the:
floor, the opponents believing that it
would be defeated, while its friend^
claim that the Democratic platform
would not be fulfilled unless' it is
passed. •-:.'<;.*.•...
HERE'S YOUlt FIGURES.
Importations ami ..stimnted De-
crease in Revenues. - :
Washington,. Dec. 23.— table of,
comparisons by the house committee
on ways and means showing the impor
taliou for the fiscal year of. 1892. and. the
estimated duties under the Wilson bill,
has been printed and distributed -to
members of the committee. The re
capitulation shows that the total value:
of the importation for the year 1892 was
§355.339,401, and the duties received
§173,098,474. The estimated j; revenues
under the Wilson bill are 5107.09J.570,
showing an estimated decrease of duty
Of §05,407,900. :::-'*7. •/..■;,- >-'
The decrease by schedules are as fol
lows: Chemicals, oils and paints,
duties received in 1892, _ $5,097,732;
estimated under the Wilson bill, §4,157,
--420. Earths, earthenware and glass
ware, duties received, •511,819,702; esti
mated, §7,723,154. Metals- and manu
factures of, duties received, 520. 790; :
estimated, §12,031,325. Wood and man
ufactures of, duties received, §834,
--820; estimated, §577,810, Sugar,
duties received, §125,900; estimated.
§05,255. ; Tobacco and manufactures
of. duties received, §10.205,167; esti
mated. $8,970,124. Agricultural ..prod
ucts and provisions,' duties " re
ceived, §10,010,232; estimated, §0.883,422.
Spirits, wines and other beverages,
duties received, §9,239,588; estimated,
§8.052,200. Cotton manufactures, duties
received, §9,408,347; estimated, §0,550,
--477. Flax, hemp, jute, etc.. duties re
ceived, §17,108,577; estimated, §11,527,
--100. Wool and manufactures of, duties
received, 34.293.044; estimated, §14,238,
--073. Silk and silk goods, duties re
ceived, §10,905,037; estimated §14,282,724.
Pulps, papers and boxes, duties re
ceived. £1,807,157; estimated, §1,450,180.
Sundries, duties received, §11,994,44 1;
estimated, (10,390,132. Unenuuierated
articles, duties received, §205,778; esti
mated, §208,778; no changes.
From articles transferred to the free
list the revenue last year was §12,434,
--218. There was also received under
section 3, the reciprocity portion of the
McKinlev law, §95,702, all of which are
free under the Wilson bill.
GOVERNMENT RECEIPTS.
The Figures Show Them Consid
erably Short. r
Washington, Dec. 23. -Government
receipts for this month up to date have
been in round numbers $5,000,000 less
than the expenditures.the figures being:
Receipts, $21,050,000 and the expend
tures $26,243,0_*0, of which $11,939,000
has been on account of pensions. Tak
ing these figures as a basis of calcula
tion, the excess of expenditures over
receipts for the month will be between
86,000,000 and $7,000,000, and as the de
ficiency in the revenues for the first
five months of the fiscal year was
approximately .-30,000,000, the indica
tions are that the first half of the
year will show a deficiency of
between $30,000,000 and $37,000,000.
It. is not anticipated by treasury officials,
however, that the next six months will
make such a showing. Secretary Car
lisle in his report estimates a probable
deficiency at the close of the year of
$28,000,000. Iv making this estimate the
secretary assumed that the worst effects
of the recent financial disturbances and
consequent business depression have
been realized, and that the conditions
will be much more favorable hereafter
for the collection of an adequate reve
nue for the support of the government.
He also said in his report that it could
scarcely be expected that the receipts
during the remainder of the fiscal year
would exceed the expenditures to such
an extent as to prevent a very consid
erable deficiency. The available cash
in the treasury today is 190,487,288, of
which $52. 422.104 the net gold reserve.
On the Ist. inst. the available balance
was $95,199,010. _ '. . " "-"..-_.;
CHILIAN CLAIMS
To Be Investigated at an Early
Day.
Washington, Dec. 23.— indica
tions at present are that the government
of the United States will consent to*
allow the Chilian claims "commission to
act upon the claim of the Chilian gov
ernment for damages for the seizure of
the Rata during the Chilian civil war.
There is a difficulty in the way, how
ever, which is due to the fact that the
treaty under which the commission was
created did not provide for the adjust
ment of claims held by one government
against the other by the commission, but
only for the consideration of claims held
by citizens of one country against the
government of the other. The attor
neys of the Chilian government, how
ever, are urging, the propriety of the
consideration of the ltath claim on "the"
ground that its allowance will aid in re
storing the comity between the two na
tions, which was somewhat disturbed
by the incidents of Chilian trouble, and
especially because a failure to act at
this time would render another treaty -
and a new arbitration necessary. This"
government now seems inclined to ac
cept this view of the case.
PRAZ-.K TO GO.
Duluth to Have a New Land Oflice
Receiver.
Special to the Globe.
Washington, Dec. 23.— The secre
tary of the interior this morning agreed
with Maj. Baldwin to immediately re
move Sheldon F. Frazer. receiver of the
Duluth land office, and appoint Henry
Ryan, of Duluth. A brief interview
with Land Commissioner Lamoreaux
convinced Mr. Baldwin that the appoint
ment of Baldwin would certainly taite
place within a day or two. There is
now little doubt that the St. Cloud land
officers will also be appointed within a
few days. There is no shadow of a
doubt that Secretary Smith strongly
sympathizes with Mr. Baldwin, and that
whatever influence he may be able to
wield with President Cleveland will be
used for Elmbeckers appointment. Mr.
Baldwin resolutely refused to consider
any kiud of a compromise which looks
to the appointment of a new man.
An Historic Hostelry.
Washington, Dec. 23.— One of the
historic hostelries of Washington, long
known as Wormley's, and where the
famous Worinley hotel conference dur
ing the Hayes-Tilden contest was held,
changed hands today. During the war
days it. was run by the original Worm
ley, a colored man whose race connec
tions did not - pievent the place from
becoming a center for public men and
diplomats. The sons of the original
proprietor have carried it on until now,
when it passes into. the hands of Charles
E. Gibbs. who will be its first white
landlord. The old name of the house
will be retained.
Turkeys for Christmas.
, Washington, Dec. 23.— 1n accord
ance with a custom mat has prevailed
with but infrequent variations for a
number of years, all the executive de
partments of the government were
closed at noon today, so the employes
will have time to make Christmas prep
arations. Attorney General Olney
gladdened the hearts of the messengers,
firemen, elevator conductors and women
of the department with giving them
orders for turkeys for their Christmas
dinners. BtAjH
The Old lord Theater.
; Washington. Dec. 23.— commit
tee.of experts to examine, the old Ford
theater building, hince the work on it
has been finished, reports that further
work will be necessary to make it safe
to house clerks in. Secretary Lamont
says no uneasiness need be felt as to
the intention of the department to
quarter employes in auy building not
determined to be absolutely safe.
Grover Makes Them Happy.
Washington. Dec. 23.— presi
dent has granted a number of pardons
today as follows: Joseph P. Barton,
William £. Jones, diet Palmoltror and
Steven S. Barton. Utah, polygamy;
John C. Wallow, Kansas, manslaughter;
John W. Pitts, Missouri, larceny, com
muted to one year's imprisonment;
Isaac A. Stanley. Ohio, violation of the
United States banking laws; William
M. Palmer, Arkansas, assault. .
Darge Stamp Order.
' Washington, Dec. 23.— The largest
stamp order ever. made by the postoffice
department was transmitted to the con
tractor by the department today. It
called for 251.708.100 Columbian stamps,
valued at 15, 170,922. These will be
placed on sale in about 3,000 presidential
postoffices.
Only One Car of Plonr.
Washington, Dec. 23. —M. H.
Twitciiell, United States consul at
Kingston, Canada, in reply to the wheat
and flour circular of the department of
state, in hi* report says:- "From -June
30,1891, to the present time only one
carload of American flour has been im
ported into this district."
THE GRIM REAPER
Let His Scythe Fall in Many
Places.
New York, Dec. 23.— Charles John
son, a captain on the retired list of the
army, is dead. He enlisted in the army
April 20, ISOI, as a private in the
First Wisconsin infantry, and served
throughout the War in. Wisconsin regi
ments, being mustered out in 18G5 as a
lieutenant of the Fifty-third Wisconsin
infantry. He entered the regular army
as a second lieutenant, and in 1892 was
placed on the retired list.
Salem. Mass. Dec. 23.— The man
whom the people ot this city claimed as
the oldest in New England, Daniel
llasgerty, is dead at 101. He was born
in CorK, Ireland, in 1789.
Springfield, Mass., Dec. 23,— Mrs.
Samuel Bowles, Si*., wife of the late
editor of the Springfield Republican, is
dead, aged sixty-six.
. Chicago, Dec. 23. -George R. Wood
worth, a wealthy merchant formerly
residing at Aigoua, 10., was found dead
in his room at the Brigis house today.
Heart disease is supposed to have
caused his death.
Boston, Dec. 23.— Banker George C.
Magoun was buried in Mount 1 Auburn
cemetery, Cambridge, today. A brief
service was held in the chapel on the
grounds and was largely attended by
railroad men of this city.
Want Voorhees' Scalp.
- Lai-orte, Ind., Dec. Strong ef
forts are being made it is said to oust
Senator Voorhees and make ex-Gov.
Gray his successor. The anti-Voorhees
movement contemplates the capture of
the state committee by the Gray faction
and ttie election as chairman of an en
thusiastic supporter of the ex-governor. -
It is understood that the silver question
will cut quite a figure in the campaign,
and an effort-will be made to array the
friends of free coinage against Voorhees
on account of his course in the senate.
mm
What He Knows of Tramps.
Topeka. Kan., Dec. 2s.— Gov. Lew
elling today received a request from
the North American Review, asking
him to write a 3,500 word article on
"Tramps" to appear with articles on
the same subject by Govs. Russell, of
Massachusetts, Waite, ot Colorado, and
Flower, of New York. Gov. Lewelling
is out of the city, but it is understood
will comply.
New Patents.
Special to the Globe.
WASHiNGTON.Dec. 23.— The following
Minnesota inventors received- pat
ents this week, as reported by James
F. Williamson, patent attorney. 029-033
Guaranty Loan Building, Minneapolis,
and 931 F street, Washington, D. C. :
Henry J. Schuldt, St. Paul, fire escape:
G. R. Beckwith & W. F. McCollum.
Minneapolis, coin-operated-luug-tester;
H. Bteuer, New Prague, printing-press;
John Clayton, Minneapolis, colter
clamp; William Cooper & G. P. Hamp
ton, Minneapolis, rotary reciprocating
pump, and power transmitting and
speed regulating; B. S. Dodge, Minne
apolis, coin-controlled vending machine;
Leo Ewald. Minneapolis, hot air regis
ter; W. E. P. French, Fort Snelling,
shade-holder for candles; T. Goulding,
St. Paul, piston; L. W. Harper, New
York Mills, unicycle; H. W.Lawrence,
Montevideo, thill-coupling; F. W. Mer
ritt, Duluth, electric pump; J. F.
O'Rourke, Stillwater, rope " or cable
drive for machinery ;- J. -W. Phillips,
Rose Creek, reversing* valve gear; D.
A. Robinson, _ Minneapolis, means for
driving "elevator belts; John T. Smith,
Heron Lake, flax cleaning and reducing
machine; S. S. Start Jr. & M. A. John
sou, Luverue, garment pattern.
DEUTSCHE WEINACHTSZEIT
PUBLIC LIFE INFLUENCED BY THE
APPROACH OF holidays.
THE EMPRESS GOES SHOPPING.
Berlin Streets Look Dike Forests-
Streets Crow .led as at no Other
Time With the Jovial German
—Politics Mixed Up With the
Merry Christmas Times—Em
peror's Speech Expected Soon.
[Copyrighted. 1803, by the Associated Press.l
Bkhlin, Dec. 23.— The approach; of
Christmas has influenced all public life
in Germany. During the past week, the
general; vacations have set In,- the the
aters have been closed, partly in prepa
ration.for. new pieces for the holidays,
and wholesale trade has stopped, as
usual, entirely. The schools were closed
yesterday, and railroad travel is at its
height, for everybody is going horne 1 for
Ciiristmas. The streets have the ap
pearance of a forest; there is hardly a
block without hundreds of Christmas
trees offered for sale. Over a quarter of
a million Christmas trees have arrived
In this city during the' mouth from
Sweden and. Nor way and from the Black
Forest. The 'streets are thronged as at
no other time .of the year. At some
hours of the afternoon motion in the
center of the business portion of Berlin
becomes almost impossible. As Christ
mas approaches the haste and hurry
increase, and nothing else is thought of
but Christmas gifts and Christinas
jollity; The empress is seen daily visit
ing the various shops in order.to.buy
gifts for herself, and all the members of
the court follow the example set by the
OLD KAISEII WILLIAM.
The Kreutz Z_*iiung party matt-'S an
exception to the rule, and continues its
fight against Chancellor you Caprivi
and the government; its organ declares
that the tablecloth between the Con
servatives and Caprivi has been cut by
the latter; that there is no longer any
common cause between them, anil it is
a case of "war to the knife." .'The
Liberal and Radical papers are an
noyed _at the conciliatory altitude
adopted by the chancellor and foreign
secretary towards the Agrarians, and
hope that the day is near nt hand when
Caprivi will take up the glove and fight.
The National Zeitung suggests that the
Conservatives could easily be made to
feel their folly if Caprivi would fill the
vacancies existing in the higher offices
by Liberals. The extreme methods ot
the Agrarians appear, however, to be
defeating their own ends, and the sihall
farmers are deserting the recently
formed Agrarian league by the hun
dreds*. .It is calculated that nearly 40.
--000 fanners, or at least a third of the
whole membership, have already se
ceded. .''••'"
THE UNDERGROUND WORK
continues against the Russian treaty;
tor a moment the deliberations rest;
but the Russian delegates will remain,
here until they, are resumed after thtji
New Year. In spite of the slow progress! I
made it is expected that an understand^'
ing will lie reached. New Year's day*
will, as.usual. unite all the commanding*:
officers of the German army around tho
emperor, when he is accustomed toad
dress them. The emperor's speech is
looked forward to as a prediction of the
coming political situation. This year
Prince Leopold of Bavaria, inspector of
the Fourth Army corps, will be present.
His arrival jis just announced; the
prince was absent last year an acceunt
of some disagreement between the gov
meuts. •■-•-'- -•'--' -• A : - - .-■- '■ •- i . i Vei i .f
It has been remarked here that in his
last message to congress, President
Cleveland, speaking of the foreign rela
tions, has, is claimed, - discriminated
in his expressions between France and
Germany; while the former are an
nounced as being "excellent," the latter
are regarded as only "satisfactory."
This creates considerable* surprise in
diplomatic circles, as nothing has oc
curred on this side to mar the
EXCELLENT RELATIONS.
Tho publication of Count yon Eulen
berg's circular has created a sensation
hardly inferior to that produced by the
original publication of the decree itself,
which led to the great reichstag debate
on Jan. 24, 1882, in which Prince Bis
marck, in a masterly speech, expounded
its importance and declared it was not
aimed at creating a new prerogative.
Then it was only extreme Radicals who
disapproved of the decree; now, on the
contrary, it is only the extreme Right,
Agrarians and extreme Ultramontan'es
who dislike Count yon Eulenberg's cir
cular. . -
The German press followed the Ital
ian crisis with keen interest: but its
comments were rather reserved.
The North German Gazette, however,
praises Premier Crispi's declaration for
its "lofty, patriotic sentiments and ab
solute sincerity," and expresses the be
lief that the eminently right man is in
the right place.
The debate the English parliament
upon the Duke of Saxe-Coburg
Gotha's . position seems likely
to create dissatisfaction here.
The Hamburger Nachrichten says
that the position of the duke was dis
cussed in a manner which cannot be
passed over without notice on the Ger
man side.- The duke, the paper - men
tioned adds, became a sovereign Ger
man federal prince, over whose rights
and duties no foreign parliament is en
titled to deliver an opinion. The Ham
burger Nachrichten concludes with the
remark that the incompatibility of such
an occurrence with the
DIGNITY AND RESPECT * 7
due to the German empire aud its fed
eral princes should form the subject of
discussion at an early sitting of the
reichstag., ---.-.;. i
The Conservative Reichsbole regrets
that the reichstag has , not yet dealt
with the question, and the Berliner
Tageblatt says that nobody will take it
amiss that the Duke of Saxe-Coburg-
Gotha should desire to keep up relations
with the royal family of England; but
that he should wish to spend a part of
the year regularly iv England is most.
likely to cause displeasure in Coburg-"
Gotha, especially as it was not clearly
stated in the British parliament wheth
er he was to be regarded as a British
subject or not. rT'-tV-v-- S- r ?- I ''-.': r ; r ""?I' ■",".
Severe measures are being taken to
stop the Socialist propaganda in the
schools and colleges, owing to the rev
elation through the report of the di
rector of the Griefswald gymnasium
that numbers of students belonging. to
the upper classes were connected., with
the Socialist party and in correspond
ence with its leaders.
The emperor has forbidden . any fur
ther performance of Oldens play,.
"Catherine the Cunning," on account
of the author refusing to expunge the
phrase relating to the celebration of
the battle of Sedan, which shocked the
emperor. _.---■: -
.-_ ' A committee has been organized, with
Prince Arenberg ad chairman, for tbe
unofficial participation of '. German ex
hibitors in the exposition at Antwerp.
Maj. Nieber, of the general staff, has
been appointed commander of the
balloon department of the Prussian
array, which indicates the- extension of
the balloon service. Reports were cir
culated iii Europe r today tl)at Hans
Kichter. the celebrated conductor, was
dead. .Inquiries made Vienna show
the report to be unfounded. The rumor
originated in the death of { a local band
master named Richter.
POPE LEO'-* GREETING.
Audience in the" Throne Room of
j jj; the Vatican.
* Rome, Dec. 23.— The pope today gave
.audience to the cardinals, prelates and
bishops in the" throne room of the
j Vatican. The, usual .Christmas greet T
ings were exchanged, the distinguished
l ecclesiastics being, presented through
-Cardinal Monacols Valutta, dean of the
j sacred college. The reply of the holy
• father, to the address of the prelates
contained no direct reference to anarch
fists; though it was -expected that the
•pope -would declare himself very
■ strongly on this subject. -During" the
j course of his remarks the pope said:
j "in conformity with your wishes we
•ardently desire lobe, as many of our
I predecessors were, minister and mes
senger of peace, to Europe and to the
; world. We are its authorized zealous
defender, because "peace' among indi
viduals and among society is " the'
daughter of justice, which, according to
Holy Writ, lives by faith .and the su
preme priesthood of Christianity, being
the guardian of faith and the .defender
of justice, is invested with apostleship
for unity and peace. This apostleate
must be given freedom of action and its
words must be accented without sus
picion and carried" home to the hearts
of private citizens , and' governments.
Then tranquility will flourish again. If
peace and charity disappeared because
the sight of heaven has been lost, we
must not despair. . Days of rest are re
turning through the religious awaken
ing.: of .: the people: for, at a moment
marked by misery, germs of faith will
revive, .for Christ- will not abandon the
humanity lie redeemed. l'-~j^-.ls ; Yi'Z: ..
SAW CHICAGO AAD DIED.
Sensational Suicide of a Young
I Englishman. Al. ::::■
LoNhON,Dec.23.— At the inquest held
; over Weiitwori.li Francis Dean Paul,
son of Sir Edward Paul and the well-
i known "whip" who committed suicide
last Wednesday morning at a hotel in
Piccadilly, his brother,' Aubrey, identi
fied the body, and testified thattbe'de
ceased had independent means, but lost
a good deal of money, at" the world's
fair, and returned to England a fort
night ago much . depressed in spirits.
Aubrey last saw his brother alive at the
; Raleigh club ou Tuesday evening.
Wentworth then appeared reckless and
excited. In response to Aubrey's offer
; of assistance, Wentworth asked /-him to
pay a few trifling debts; and then be
haved in such an 'extraordinary manner
'as to cause Aubrey to question him*: as
to his state of, mind. In parting with
"his brother .Wentworth bade him ' good
by. : Aubrey * said- that he knew of no
'other reason for the suicide than money
/troubles. Wentworth' had -been very
ill previous to his -visit - to
America, and in -"tiixZi' undated
jitter; to . Metcalf. ; a.; solicitor
Chancery Lane, which was read at
the inquest, wrote acknowledging the
.receipt of a telegram and added: "It
was as I feared; : you must be surprised
|to hear that I have taken the last plunge.
Perhaps you might have .riven a kind
[word or two upon . my return, but when
,a man is down 1 suppose it, is usual to
treat him so. :*;'.l : have made a fresh will
today, as you wili find." The will-was
also read at the inquest and proved to
[be an ..amateurish document, "not prop
erly attested, and leaving everything to
Edward Cassiday. the son of Maj. Cas
;siday,i of Welling, Worcestershire, on
condition that Cassiday should keep his
horses and dogs; and never work them.
jT-ie-uoctw^'testified that Mr. Paul be
fore departure 'for America suffered
from an attack of jaundice which caused
frequent fits of depression. The jury
returned a verdict that Mr. Paul had
taken his life while suffering lrom a
temporary attack of insanity.
More Anarchistic Bombs.
; Barcelox 23.— researches
of Prelect Larroet resulted iv the discov
ery of another anarchist laboratory and
the seizure of forty. pear-shaped bombs,
each weighing two kilos. The authori
ties have also seized a quantity of nitro
glycerine and other explosives, in addi
tion to a stock of fulminating caps and
books on chemistry. Another labora
tory of the anarchists has been discov
ered at Montague Vallvidrera. a village
near this city. Au anarchist named
Cerezuelo, who was arrested at Huerca
and brought to Mont Juich for trespass,
is reported to have coutessed his com
plicity iv the Licee theater outrage.
Latest From Dr. Nansen.
Christiania, Dec. 23.— The minister
of the interior auuouncea that the latest
news received from Dr. Nansen, tbe ex
plorer who is trying to cross the Arctic
ocean, was a letter dated Jugor straits,
3d of August last. The explorer said
that if the dogs he had on board were
serviceable, he should not call at
Olenak in May. The minister says that
it may be concluded that the condition
of the ice was favorable, and that Dr.
Nansen found it unnecessary to proceed
to the New Siberian islands. Authentic
news of the expedition is not looked for
until next year, when Dr. Nansen will
call at Dickinson's liar nor.
Bread Famine.
Madrid, Dec. 23.— This city is
threatened with a famine, owing to the
strike of the bakers. The governor has
applied to the military authorities to
establish bakehouses outside of Madrid.
The governors of neighboring provinces
have been requested to prepare for the
sending of supplies of bread to this city.
King of Siam 111.
Paris. Dec. 23. -A dispatch from
Bangkok says that the condition of the
king of Siam is serious. *.?.-*-
j CRAZED BY GRIEF. .
\ A:j:AiAry- '-.' V .[ j '$':'
A New York Merchant's Dramatic
i Suicide.
\ New York, Dec. 23.— L_ H. Maste
|aer, a retired merchant, formerly of
the dry goods firm of Dulham, Buckley
&_ Co., disappeared from his home at
-251 West Ninety-second street, Thurs
day. Alarms were sent out, and the
i police have been searching for him ever
i since. This morning a tinsmith sent to
i repair the leads of a house on the boule
vard across the corner, from Ninety -
! second street, which . Mr. Mastelaer
: owned, saw through the window of an
unoccupied flat the corpse. of a man
lying on the floor. He called a police
man,-, who broke open -the door. : The
dead man was Mr. Mastelaer. . He had
shot himself through tne mouth. A
letter in his pocket explained. It said:
r "My dear wife is gone. I am ' going
too. ; . May God forgive me for this act.
It Is more than I can bear." :"_ ••"-*. .r
Starved Herself to Death.
i ! Brewer, Mo., Dec. 23.— Fannie
'.Landers, an in in a if. of the almshouse
here, died today as the result of a delib
erate attempt to starve herself to death.
Fifty-five days ago she commenced to
refuse both food and drink. At different
times efforts were made to compel her
to take nourishment and food, but. she
.refused to swallow it. When she started
upon her voluntary fast she was in good
health, but was depressed in spirits by
her husband's death; — c "■'--■ - . .
ST. PAUL SANCTUARIES.
BOSTON D. VINE PREACHES AT WOOD
. LAND PARK. .;
BAY'S SPIRITUAL FEAST.
Dr. IngersQll Speaks. This Morn-,
ing Only — Special Christmas
Services at Many Churches-
Elaborate Programmes of Mv
- sic— Double Quartettes at Al
most Every House of Worship .
St. Paul's Church, Episcopal, Ccrner
Ninth and Olive Streets, Key. John;
Wright D. D., Rector— Holy communion,;
Ba. m.; Sunday school, 9:30 a. in. ; morn
ing prayer and sermon. 11 a. m.; full
choral eveusong, with Christmas music
and carols by Sunday school, 7:30 p. m.
At St. Luke's church solemn high
mass will be celebrated at 10:30 by Bey.
A. Cestelli. The sermon will be preached
by Father Lawler. The choir will sing;
Yon Weber's mass in E. At the offer
tory Mrs. F. A. Snyder will sing Gou
nod's "Aye Verum,". with violin ob
ligato by Gustave Yon Goetzen. The
"Adeste Fideles" will be rendered by
the choir. The sopranos are: Miss E.-
Franklin, rs. F. A. Jenkins; altos,
Mrs. E. H. Bradley, Miss Frances
Smith ...tenors, J. A. Donohue, E. J.
Donohue; bassos. A. E. Greaza. E.
Burke; organist. Miss Gertrude Sans
Souci ; director,' J. A. Donohue.
Christmas music at the Woodland'
Park Baptist church, corner of Seiby
avenue and Arundel street, Sunday,;
Dec. 24: Morning Service— H. N. Bart
lett,"Bethlehem Dudley Buck. festival
"Te Deum" iv E flat; Mendelssohn;;
"Hark, the Herald Angels Sing;" Mars
ton, "The Lord Is Kinz;" Handel, "Joy'
to the World." Evening Service—;
Marston, "Calm on the Listening Ear
of Night;" Costa-Holden, "Praise Ye
the Lord God Almighty;" Mason, "Hail'
Thou Long-Expected Jesus;" Webb,
"Hail to the Lord's Anointed." Choirs-'.
Miss Ethel B. Foul ke, soprano: Miss
Winifred Carman, alto; H. T. Drake,
tenor; C. H. Bigelow Jr., bass; Miss
Edith Tozer, organist. _'*";*?
The quartette of the People's church,
consistingof Mrs. II. V. Harris, soprano;'
Mrs. C. B. Tale, contralto: Louis P.
De Sale, tenor: A. D. C. Madeiro, basso,
and Edwin E. Tarbox. organist, will
rentier the following programme today: •
Morning at 10:30— Festival, "Te Deum"
in G, D. Buck: anthem. "The Birthday
of a King,'" Neidlinger; soprano solo,"
"Birth ot Christ," Lipton. Evening at
3 o'clock— "March of the Magi" (organ);-
Dubois; "Sing Heavens." Tours; "O
Zion, That Tellest Great Tidings."-'
Buck; "Magnificat." Simper: offertory"
anthem. "King All Glorious." Barnaby;
Christmas postlude in A, Whiting. ...
Christ Church, Corner Fourth and
Franklin Sts.; Rev. C. D. Andrews,-
Rector— Sunday evening. Christmas
eve, the annual Christmas carol service
of the Sunday school, assisted by the
choir organ and orchestra. Procession
al Hymn, "Hark, the Herald Angels
Sing,'* Mendelssohn; responses and
versicles in G, Tallis: Glorias to
psalter, Chant Tarle; Magnificat. Nunc.
Dimittis, Marchant in E flat: six Christ
mas carols composed, and dedicated to
the choir and Sunday school of Christ
church by James Blaikie, organist and
choir master; offertory anthem, "Thus :
Speaketh the Lord of . Hosts," Dr. J.
Stainer; Recessional Hymn No. 24.
The Christmas carol service at Christ
church this (Sunday) evening will be in
the name of "Charity." The Sunday
school children. will all bring some
useful gift that can be. distributed to
the poor of St. Paul. The full vested
choir will assist at this service. The
music to the carols has been composed
and dedicated to the choir and children
of the Sunday school by James Blaikie,
the choirmaster of the church. The
service will begin promptly at 7 p. m.
At the Park Congregational church
there will be service at 10:30. It will be
a Chris mas service. Sermon by the
pastor, Rev. Dr. Ingersoll. No evening
service. A welcome to all.
Pacific Congregational Church—Ac
ker street near Mississippi. Edward A.
Steiner. pastor. Morning services,
10:30, "The Star in the East." Evening
services, 7:30, "Eden and Bethlehem."
Woodland Park Baptist Church. Cor
ner Selby Avenue and Arundel Street-
Preaching, morning and evening. Rev.
Charles R. Powers, of Boston. Mass.;
quartette choir; the Sunday school will
have a special Christmas service at 12
o'clock; young people's meeting at 6:30
p. m.
First Presbyterian Church, Corner
Lincoln Avenue and Grotto Street-
Morning service at 10:30 a m., but the
usual evening service will be omitted.
At 6:30 p. m. the Christmas carol serv
ice of the Sabbath school will be held.
St.Peter's Episcopal Church, Dayton's
Bluff, Corner Fourth and Maple Streets
—Seats free. Rev. Stuart B. Purves,
rector. Divine service for the "Fourth
Sunday iv Advent." Morning, 7:30 and
11a.m.; evening, 7:30 p. m.; Sunday
school. 3 p. m. Archbishop Webber,
the missioner, will deliver his closing
mission sermons at both services. Mis
sion Sunday school, 1104 East Seventh
street, 3p. m. Christmas Day— Divine
service, 7 and 10 a. m; children's carol
service and Christmas tree, 7 p.m.
Tuesday. .:..._?.
Church of Christ (Christian), Corner of
Nelson and Farrington Avenues. E. R.
.Edwards, Pastor— Preaching at 11 a. m.
and 7:30 p.m. Morning subject, "Did
the Angels Announce Tidings of Joy?"
A Christmas sermon.
Unity Church. Wabasha Street, Op
posite Summit Avenue— There will be a
special Christmas service for the chil
dren at 10 o'clock, to which parents and
friends are especially invited; church
services at 11 a. m. The pastor, Key.
Samuel M. Crothers, will preach.
Olivet M. E. Church, Juno street, will
have an experience sociable next Friday
evening, given by the Ladies' Aid so
ciety. Everybody is cordially invited.
Central Park Methodist Church, corner
Minnesota and twelfth Streets— Key.
Frank Doran, pastor. Special Christ
mas service for Sabbath morning and
evening. In the morning Miss Jessie
Turner will sing the "Birthday of a
King." In the evening the Sunday
school will give a concert.
New Jerusalem (or Swedenborgian)
Church, Southeast Corner Virginia and
Selby Avenues. " Rev. Edward C. Mit
chell, Pastor— at 10:30 a. m.
Sunday school at 11:45 a. m. Subject of
sermon "The Spiritual Coming of the
Lord," from the text: "How beautiful
upon the mountains are the feet of him
that bringeth good tidings." . The glory
of Jesus was not in theories, but in
practical good. His actual walk of lite,
represented by the feet, walking on the
mountains of high and holy principles.
The Christmas festivities for the chil
dren of the English Lutheran Church of
the Redeemer will be held on Monday
evening, Dec. 25, at 7 o'clock. All-are
cordially invited. . "':.
First Baptist .Church — The church
music will-be rendered j by the double
quartette, consisting of the following
well-known voices: . Soprano. Miss Eva
M. Alcott and Miss Aida Smith ; ' altos,
) Miss Nellie 11. Hope and Miss Arella
■Phillips; * tenors, Oscar Lineau and K.
D. Lapine; bassoes, Ben StillwHl and
j George Butrick;' organist, Mr. Browne,
j Among the selections for the day will
bel heard, Dudley Buck's "Festival Te
! D : urn," by full choir; "0 Holy Night,"
soprano solo by Miss Alcott and chorus;
"The Child of Bethlehem," solo by Miss
Phillips. -"-- *•*_«*•;
- Church of St. John the Evangelist, Ash
land Avenue, Corner Mackubi n street.
Rev.. J. Peyton Morgan, Rector.—
ices at 8 and 11 a,. m.. and 4 p. m. Ves
per service at 4 p. m. Subject of lecture:
"Gloria: hi. 'Excelsis— the Song of the
Angels." Seats free '.-•*--
Olivet Congregational church, Mer
riam Park— Sunday, preaching at 10:30.
Subject, "Christ:?'. Evening service at
7 o'clock.; Christmas concert given, by
the Sunday school children, assisted by
the choir and male quartette. All in
vited.' '- - - •! . ;r "' :v.: v
| 'People's Church. Pleasant Avenue—
Dr. Smith will conduct the service at
10:30 a. m. aud 8 p.m. There will be a
Christmas sermon; Christmas music and
! decorations. Special programme morn
ing and evening.*" All are invited.
Plymouth Church. Corner of Summit
Avenue and Wabasha Street— The pas
tor, Rev. A. H Heath, D. D., will preach
sin the morning at 10:30, and in the even
< ing, at ?_3O, will give "A Sermon in
Song." Ail strangers are cordially in
; vited. ' Y. P. S. C. E. at 6:30.
Atlantic Congregational Church, Cor
ner Bates Avenue and Conway Street—
S, Dickinson, pastor. Moriiiug,
•"Our Pilgrim Forefathers." Evening,
Special Christmas service. . .
"First M.E. Church, West Third Street
and Summit Avenue— Rev. C. B. Wil
cox will preach at 10:30 a. m„ and 7:30
p. m. . Morning, a Christmas sermon.
Evening, "Au Important Question
Answered." - Sabboth school 12 in. Y.
P. 1 S. C. 0:30 p. in. Seats free.
! At the Church of the Messiah, on
Fuller and tout streets, the services on
the. Fourth Sunday tv Advent (Dec. 24)
will be the morning prayer at 11, Sun
day school at 3 p. m. and the children's
Christmas service at 7:30. On Christinas
day there will be a choral celebration at
7. a. m. and the full service and celebra
tion at 10:30 a.-m.
Mrs. Mary C. Lyman lectures for the
St. Paul Spiritual Alliance at the A. O.
; U. W. hall, corner of East Seveuth and
Minnesota streets, Sunday at 3 p. m.
'Subject:' "How Shall We Meet the
Needs of the Present Time?" following
i the. lecture with the • Circle Band of
Harmony. In the evening she will
i lecture upon subjects chosen by the
:audience,;tbll6vviug the lecture with
'tests.- ... . ,_.\ ;. * _ '"..•"'.-."--; z-AZ..
I'M} CHRISTMAS MUSIC. '
Various Churches Give Fine Pro
? *,»'.:; ?■ grammes.
. The" following churches will give
elaborate programmes of music and
other, services .Christmas morning:
I Church of St. John the Evangelist
(Episcopal). •-..:-. '. .... • .",.; •
! '".St. Mary's Catholic church.
"St. Paul's Episcopal church.
Christ Episcopal church.
_ Dayton Avenue Presbyterian church.
' Memorial - Evangelical Lutheran
church. ■-'.■:'.--« _.:
; Church of the Ascension (Episcopal).
BEN'S REMEDY
For the Present Financial Diffi
..; • .li'J. '"'.' ,"'.' ._'* culty.
. ; Pittsburg, "^Dec. 23— Hon. Benjamin
Harrison was in the city for a short time
; this morning, en route from Philadel
phia to his home in Indianapolis. The
ex-president cordially greeted the mem
bers of the press, but all efforts to draw
him into a conversation upon politics
proved fruitless, as he positively refused
to be interviewed on that subject, since
he was ho longer in public life. lie,
however, talked iuleiestingly on various
other subjects.
"What remedy do you think is needful
to place the country on its feet finan
cially?" was asked.
"Weil, legislation of some sort or
other will be necessary to accomplish
that, but of what character it is hard to
determine. The problem of general
poverty is one that confronts the coun
try, and it will take much systematized
charity and legislation to remove that."
' "Will this condition of affairs revert
to the success of the Republican party,
do you think?" _ "J ;:■
"Well, since 1 am not in public life I
have avoided giving expression to po
litical sentiments as much as possible."
Gen.' Harrison was then asked
whether he would be willing to again be
a candidate for the presidency, if called
upon by the Republican party, at the
next election, and said that he" had not
even given the matter a thought.
WINTKR WHEAT
Acreage Much Smaller and Sup
?_.>-. . ply Ditto.
Toledo, Dec. 23.— During the past
four days C. A. Kinn & Co. have re
ceived replies from 3,381 grain meu aud
millers in Ohio, Indiana. Illinois, Mich
igan, Kansas and Missouri, which raise
two-thirds of the entire winter wheat
crop. Each state reports a smaller
acreage than last year. Michigan has
nearly one-fourth less, Missouri one
fifth, these showing the greatest de
crease. The crop goes into winter in
good condition. Some sections say it
was a little dry for the late-sown. Six
hundred and thirty-live report the pros
pect excellent, 1,23'J good, 1,014 fair, 383
fair, and only 75 say it has a very poor
start. The report shows that about
three-eighths of the 1893 wheat crop,
which was a short one, still remains in
farmers, dealers and interior millers'
hands in the six states. - Half of the re
ports say the reserves are about the
same as a year ago. Ohio has a
trifle more, Indiana and Michigan fully
as much, Illinois a trifle less, while
Kansas and Missouri have somewhat
less. Kansas and Missouri have only
enough to supply their local mills until
next harvest. Michigan and Illinois
will grind most of their surplus, but
Ohio and : Indiana have a fair surplus
for shipment. Less than a quarter of
the cloverseed crop remains unmarket
ed.- Most of the sections which report
fair stocks say it will be needed at
home. The reports say the crop has
turned out a trifle better than was ex
pected, especially iv Ohio, which had
the largest crop. .-j\ .'
Still They Come.
• New York, Dec. 23.— The Post-Ex
press, ;of Rochester, N. V., which has
beau receiving service from the New
York State Press association, an ad-
There is more Catarrh in this section
of the country thau all other diseases
put together, and until the last few
years was supposed to be incurable.
For a great . many . years doctors pro
nounced it a local disease, and pre
scribed local remedies, and, by con
stantly failing to cure with local treat
ment, pronounced it incurable. Science
has proven catarrh to be a constitutional
disease.and therefore requires constitu
tional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure,
manufactured by F. J. Chenev & Co.,
Toledo, is the- only constitutional
cure on the market- It is taken in
ternally in doses from 10 drops to a tea
spoonful.; It acts directly oh the blood
and mucous surfaces of the system.
They offer one hundred dollars- for any
case it fails w cure. Send for circulars
and testimonials. Address - -
jj F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.
* SJPSoId by Druggists, 75c,
7
net to the United Press, today severed
its relations with that organization, and
signed a ninety-year witn the
.Associated Press. -
GARFIELD'S MONUMENT.
The Sculptor Sues lor Pay for His
: - : ii-ZAx Work. ... -..- ■•■*;-;- „,..:■
Cleveland, 0., Dec. 23.— Through
Attorneys James" K. Mealier and Joseph
Farrell. a suit was commenced in com
mon pleas court this afternoon, in which
the names of more men of national re
putation appear as defendants than.ever
before in the annals of tins county. A.
Ernest, the sculptor and artist, sues the
Garfield National Memorial association
to recover the sum \of , 8500, .which, he
claims, is due him tor work and labor.
The association was originally composed
of the following eminent men: The late
ex-President Rutherford- ,B." Haves,
James G. Blame, J. li. .Wade; J." H. !
Rhodes, ex-Gov. Charles Foster, ex-
Senator 11. B. Payne, Gen. James liar*
nett. Dan P. Feels. Hon. Amos Town
send, Col. John Hay. J. B. Parsons.
Judge Henry C. White,. T. P. Handy
and others. The monument 'was buill
by popular subscription. .- .......
HOME FOR CHRISTMAS. ,
Commander Whiting and Bride at
Kansas City. "..' .,' •......'.
Kansas City,' Dec. 23.-Commandet
William Henry Whiting, of the man-of
war Alliance, U. S. N., and his Hawai
ian , bride, who was Miss Henrietta
Afong, daughter of a millionaire
Chiuese. merchant, 'arrived in Kansas
City over the Burlington railroad this
evening. They were met at the depol
by Bishop E.R. At well, of this Episco
pal diocese, and driven to the bishopric.
Mrs.Atwell is a sister of the commander,
and for the first time in many years slit
will eat a Christmas dinner with hei
brother. It is -expected. Mr. , and Mrs.
Whiting will remain in Kansas foi
several days, and then depart for Nevi
lork, going from the* metropolis lc
Washington. At Washington the com
mander will apply for- an ■ extension ol
his leave of absence, which in ail proba
bility will be granted him. It is likely
he will be given charge of some nava,
station. ;, - ._'...'" ." •.'
Must Be Protected.
New York, Dec. 23.— 1n response to
a telegram from President Atwood, of
the Maritime association, to the secre
tary of state .at; Washington*, asking
that proper steps be .taken.', by tne
United States government to protect
American commercial interests' "in
Brazil, the followiug , has been received
in reply: ..' ! _
"Edward S. Atwood. President Mari
time Association, New Answer
ing your telegra .of "22st, this govern
ment is taking steps to ascertain tin
exact military and commercial srtiiatiot
at Rio and other : Brazilian '•points, it
order to instruct:- naval, commanders to
protect legitimate American --interest.
"VY.Q.GRESiiAM.;Secretary of- Stale.'"
Coal Business' Dull.
Bellaire, OZ, Dec. 23.— The coa!
operators, Troll Bros., James Turn bull
& Co.. Kidds, Franklin and the "'Spen
cers, of Barnesyilfe and Cambridge. 0..
have notified their miuers that' mines
will close down Jan. lif the miners dc
not accept the same price as is paid the
miners in West Virginia. The opera
tors claim that coal is mined in West
Virginia and shipped and sold in 'the
markets of Ohio under the price paid
for mining coal here. About 1,000 men
will be idle it a compromise is .not'
reached. The "Riverside Steel .works,
at Ben wood, have closed down for
indefinite period. 1 Six hundred -people
are out of employment. ,;
Hundreds Exposed.
Chicago, Dec. 23.— Hundreds -of peo
ple were exposed to- : the ;; contagion ol
small-pox in the postofliee today. Pat
rick Moran, a sailor, entered the federal
building, and, brushing through the
crowds, went to the ollice of the marine
hospital. He said he was sick, and
wanted to know what was the matter
with him. His case was pronounced
small-pox, and Moran was removed iv
the pest house and a small-pox card
hung on the hospital ollice door.
McClelland Released.
Centrally,- 111.. Dec. 23.— John A.
McClelland today secured a release on
a habeas corpus writ on 83,000 bonds.
McClelland is charged with having been
connected with the murder of his
father and brother, Alex and Oscar Mc-
Clelland, whose bones were found
staked in a pond. . •_....
A Missing Professor.
Chicago, Dec. 23.— Ex-l'rof. Martin
"J. O'Grady, of Notre Dame university,
is mysteriously missing, and alter a
month's search his relatives have given
him up for dead. As t'.ie missing man
always carried a considerable sum of
money, it is feared he has been robbed
ami murdered. ■ - -v
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No Donation by Rockefeller.
New York, Dec. 23.— John D. Rocke
feller deifies the report that he has giv
en another 61,000,000 to : the Chieagc
university. lie says that the rumor ii
untrue in every particular, aud vliat h_
had no idea of mai-ini** any such gilt.
steamship Fined.
Norfolk, Va., Dec. 23.— The Britist
steamship Buckingham from Savannah
to Genoa, Italy, was linen *?.'0() today bj
the immigration bureau for lauding
three stowaways.
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