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Populist Idea on the Teller
DEMOCRATS SHOULD NOT 00 IT
PartyMust Maintain Its Time
Of Thcss Free Silver Is But
THAT SLUGGING MATCH.
Corbett and Sharkey Talk of
Other Late News, Political
Washikoto, Jane 25. 8enator
Peffer said today that the pronuncla
mento of tha popnliita at St. Lonia
forTallar for pratldant waa imper
tinence for asking tha damocrata to
nomlnata him, and treaoherona ao
far aa It attempted to apeak for tha
populists, and ha did not believe the
party would aoatain them. Taller
waa net la favor of tha pop
ulist indoriement. The democratic
preaidential ticket aa a party
ahonld retain ita identity for tha ac
complishment of reforms, which it
baa in A-nd, onlJ " of which ia
free slim. It only remained for the
popnlist party to nomlnata Ita own
candidate. He favored Gov. Bol
eomb, of Nebraska, for president and
Tom Watson, of Georgia, for vice
Ut gla Dwimti.
BlaroR, Ga.. Jone 15. The demo
cratlo atate convention met at noon.
The platform declared for the free,
nallmtted and independent coinage
of silver at 16 to 1. Tha present
atata ticket, headed by Gov. M. T.
Atkinson waa renominated. The
deUgates-et-large are: Evan P.
Howell, Tatrick Walsh, A. T. Lewis
and Pope' Brown.
ALnccjCtRgcx, N. M. Jane 25.
The populists territorial convention
adopted free ailver platform and
eleoted delegates to the national con
vention. CHuoS.'s eilror OrawA.
' Danvia, Jnna 35 The atata 'all.
ver convention met today. Over 7,000
delegates were present. Ki-8enator
Taber waa elected temporary chair
man. Teller's name waa cheered to
Ama rmu rattmc
CwMI aa Skatae a BN mt Wkil
Toej Ceel4 Rm Dm,
San Faascisco. June 35. Speak
log of hie contest last night with
Sharkey, in which the result waa de
clared a tla, Corbett aaid: "When I
y Sharkey la a good strong man I
toll tha whole story. He's a ball, bnt
no fighter. People are mistaken if
they think ha landed a eerioua blow
on me. In the aecond ronnd I had
him going and would have put him
ont It the ronnd had lasted 10 sec
onds longer. 1 had no difficulty in
hitting him, bnt he can stand more
fnnlshment than tha ordinary man.
eoald have landed him but it would
have done no good to hnrt tha poor
fellow that much. People eeem to
thlak I waa doing all tha hugging in
tha last round. That'a a pardon
ab!e mistake. Sharkey hogged me
often and aa long as he could. I am
ready to Igat Sharkey to a finish at
once. A finish fight is what I desire,
not a four-round battle in which a
man cannot light scientifically, but
mutt slug and wrestle,"
Sharkey aaid: ! can whip Cor
bett ia a finish fight and will be glad
when wa face each other. I am
ready at any time to fight him or
any one else, i oeneve II we bad
gone on laat night I would have
whipped him. He waa done'ont and
ciuag 10 me to aave nimseir. I was
tired at the close. I waa never ia
aay fear of him."
Cbkstom. Iowa, Juno 15 A tor
aado strnck hero about midnight
The new nigh school building, tha
county jail, in course of erection, tha
amphitheatre at the fair grounds and
tha C, B. Q. ronnd bona war
damaged, much plate arlaaa waa ahat
'tared aad uaay chimneya over-
mruea. sobody was killed.
St. Job. N. b.. j,m 5. Sir
Leonard Tiliey died at 3 this mora-
ACCIDENT AT A SOCIETY CIRCUS.
twmmty hnmhlnW Vy Sections of tha
Fr RINorULO, lite., Jane 85. A bod acci
dent occurred last evening; at a circus per
formance by society people on the grounds
of James T. Jones, given for the benefit of
Christ Episcopal church. About SOD
prominent noonla mm, i i. ..11
Governor and Mrs. Altgcld. Several see.
wo orose oown, caused by
the weight of tha iramtninM r...
twenty persons were injured. Fortunate
ly a fOmle waa averted. -
Among the injured are: Mm, JamesL.
Hudson. lo broken- fJM mh n ti i
back badly iDjitred; A Ml ton t United States
""""T urn A. urai nam, log hurt ; ex
Adjutant General Orrendorf. ankle
sprained: Pminiutw Ritiv w ri j
If. badly bruised; Mrs. Edward W. Dana,
buk Btmara; .uim name f cruna.:badlT
bum. uiuoiD maineru, suncrlng
from nervous prostration.
AH SIN GETS A MOVE OH HIM.
Baslaess Is Booming aad Bank Stocks Ap
preciating Bine the War.
SAX Fbakcisoo. June 25. O W Vnwoli
a prominent Shanghai merchant, ia in the
city. Speaking of Chi Dean enmmewlnl f.
fairs he said : "There has been great busi
ness activity since the war, especially at
Honff ICona rnl fthnfttni iTnj. . i.
new treatv fonlirner
As a result five great cotton mills are go
ing up at Shanghai under German, British
and American soperrisian. They will
probably make SoO.UUO bales of coarse cot
ton yarn a jour, which Is the amount now
imponea nom inaia.
"Bank stocks have greatlv appreciated
since the war. in mmp mp iitmnim. rKI
73 per cent, to 183 per cent. Another en
couraging sign is the building of railroads.
rvmu irani j-cKing to liangchow and
from there to Canton will no doubt be
built The Chinese were taught the value
of railroads by the late war."
CYCLONE SWEEPS THROUGH TEXAS.
Two Hundred Xllea of Territory Reported
to Have Been Derawtated.
ST. IjOCIS. June 25. A unecinl n Ttin
Republic from Dallas, Tex., says: A re
port reached here last evening thnt n ev.
clone swept across the country from Wills
Point to Waco, a distance of 300 miles.
Tho Houston and Texas Central station
at Garrett was destroyed and heavy dam
age done at Wills Point and Waco. IV
tads hare not been received, bnt It Is
learva tnat there has been loss of life In
tho track of the storm.
A madman crated terror in Wicker
park, Kobcr street and Evergreen avenue,
Chicago. He attempted to kill several
persons with a knife and hatchet which
be carried.' The lunatic Anally dodged into
a stairway and ccaprd.
Obituary: At Clroleville. O.. ex-Con
gressman A. T. Walling. At Mansfield,
Ills., U. l-Jouiwr,aged W. At Koshkonong,.
Wis., Kun liinghain. aged Ul. At Uaiu
say. Ills., George W. Syfert, aged 85.
At Knoxvlllc, Tcnn., Albert E. Boone.
a railroad promoter of Zancsvllle, O., said
tnings oerojratory to the character of
Mayor HeUkcll, who purrhasnd a revolver
and meeting Boone made him apologize
unuer tnmtM or acntn.
Nine bicyclists who were arrested br
South Park, Chicago, policemen for riding
wiuiout lights on their wheels were fined
& and costs each.
Governor A It geld has issued a requisi
tion on the governor of Indiana for the ex
trnditlon of Eugino Allison, wanted at
Jollet for grand larceny and under arrest
at Muncio, Ind.
In a railway freight train wreck on tho
C, M. and St. P., scvonty-clght miles
west of Chicago, Thomas Moran, fireman,
waa killed ; Thomas Daley, engineer, per
haps fatally scalded and crushed, and
Fred Baer, brnkeman, badly bruised.
Twenty-five loaded freight cars were
Returns from tho election In Canada
show an overwhelming defeat for the Tory
government. The latest figures show the
return to the Dominion parliament of 119
Liberals, 83 Conservatives, and ten Inde
An aged man. name unknown, was
blown into the lako at the foot of Six
teenth street, Chicago, and drowned.
At Montaln Greene, Mo., a bin flaht is
on over bloomers. Some of the girls wore
them In public and caused a sensation.
The ministers uphold dress reform while
the papers declare the uniforms to be per
Emma and Louise Dlnker. aeed 11 and
13 respectively, have been missing from
their home at Chicago since Monday
morning. They may have run away, but
the indications now are that they have
The supreme court of Ohio has decided
Ac excise tax law, requiring express com
panies to pay an annual tax of 8 per cent.
of their groos receipts on business done In
tnat state, vana.
At Xewton, la., durlns the nerfonEanoa
of a circa a trick mule threw Its rider
and stepped on his breast, probably in-
mcung law internal Injuries.
A wealthy widow, whose name Is with
held. Is said to have given Yale college
1700,000 in herwUL
Interna toaol Proa Clone.
Buffalo, June 85. At the meeting of
the convention of the International
Ixague of Press Clubs the matter of the
formation of an International libel law
was referred to the committee on resolu
tions. In presenting the report of the
committee on the next convention place.
Chairman Cramp announced that the in
vitation extended by New York had been
accepted. The following oftlcers were
elected: President, Harry D. Vought,
Buffalo; secretary, George F. Lyon, New
Itlteoh, Ma. Lather Leogoo.
SrantoriXLO. June 21 The State Lu
ther League hold Ita second annual con
vention In Grace church In this ctty. Pres
ident Oakieef. of Molina, presiding. The
following ofucers were elected fur the en
suing yeari President, James B. Oak
leaf, of Mollne; secretary, M. C Olson, of
Degree far AioaMSO.r Barard.
LOXDOB, Jane 86. At Oxford yesterday,
Hon. Thomas F. Bayard, ambassador of
tbe Vnltrd Stateeat tae court of Ht. Jamt-e.
waa Boaored by Oxford aoiversity by the
conferring on aim of tao honorary degree
Is Costing tha Spanish Govern
ment Much Money.
A FEW CASE nXXS EXUltXSATQ)
Footiog rp Over Sl,eOO,0OO Alaea State-'
aaoat of tho Soldier aad War Maattloas
Sea Over Oaly To Bo AaMueaaeat for'
tho Rebels, Aeeordlag to a Dispatch,
from Santiago do Caba Moderate Seatl
snents Expressed by a Madrid Paper.
Santiago. Cuba. Jnna aa. Tha faiim
spam to conquer the Cuban ntrion.
besides beimr Droved br the continnma
defeats of the troops in the field of battla.
tbe lack of money in the treasury and the
poor creuit sue enjoys, la also plainly seen
Kw ,V. .OP l. ,
money, men and war material to Cuba
since tne beginning of the struggle with
such poor success. In March, lfius. Snaln
Bint to Cuba 1300,000; in April, 100,000; in
May, 11,0:1,000; In June, tl,800,(0; in
July, 1700.000: in Auirast. tl.600.000r In
September, $1,400,000; in October, $700,000;
in Aovemoer, 11,700.000: in December. 14.-
000,000; in January, 1898, $2,000,000; in
rcDruary, 13,000,000 a total of $19,321,000.
Bill to Provide Beeonrces.
From March. 1895. to Anril 10. mm.
Pnam has sent to Cuba. 40 mmemla RR-t
chiefs, 4,768 captains and lieutenants, 8,396
saD-lien tenants, 112,560 corporals and sol
dlers, 143 cannon, 150,111 rifles. 5.000 bar
onets, 83,124 cases of canister shot, 61,878,
368 cartridges and 72,326 kilograms of gun
powder These figures are taken from El
IJbcrul, one of tho first newspapers of
MADRID. June 9n. Th(H nnnneltlnn Tina
decided to request the government to In
troduce a bill providing sufficient re
sources to prosecute the campaign in
PapUe Opinion In Spain.
Madrid, June 25. An influential Mad
rid newspaper says: "Public opinion in
Spain, as in England and even in Amer
ica, does not recognize in Cuba, particu
larly among some of its inhabitants, the
conditions necessary for the constitution
of an independent state. For this reason
one infers that at the bottom of the whole
affair the United States seeks the annexa
tion of the Island. And if McKlnW
has not foreseen such an eventuality.
which Is not admissable, ho has, from a
political point of view, stopped half way.
Political opinion ia Spain is not in the
least disturbed by the announcement.
Our DOOnle Will fnlflll the duties dntnnn.l.
el of them bv tntriotlaim vrihhnnt wn.
Ing themselves over the result.
nut even IX It Is not so the Spaniards
know perfectly well the great difference
between the dvlnratlnna
convention platform and their execution
hmct in tne wnite House, where they are
found to be dlffienlt.
accomplishment. The promise of a con
vention pianorm nas to ne reculied, cur
tailed, abandoned, according to time and
Circumstance. The reannnaiktlitioa nf
power He heavily on all public men in all
couuines,.ana especially wnen It happens,
as in tnc i niica states, that the executive
is inaepenaent ol tbe nation and congress.
"Nor do the Snanlah neonlA full tt toa.
ognlze in the admirable constitution of
the United States, among other precious
advantages, the peculiarity of having its
organisms so well balanced that ample
ume is given ior Tcnection. 'i hoy count,
therefore, not onlr on the anlrlt nf inatim
ever alive in the United States, but also
on uw inevitaDie current ol future events."
- Mashonao Badly Defeated.
C.VPR Tout. Jnna SLY Tha Votnl
tlnsent has defeated, with hmx-e lnu
force of 8,000 Mashonas.
State Convention of Sliver Men.
Des VER, June 25. Seven hundred dele
gates, representing every county in the
state, will constitntA tha rinnut
convention of the national silver party
nmcn win meet in tms city today. Seven
ty delegates to the St. Louis national con
vention Will be nloetori aiul
will be adopted Indorsing Senator Henry
. inuraia presmcntlal candidate, and
In the event that he Is not successful fa
voring his return the United States senate.
Kotlee to the Notification Committee.
Omaha, June S3. Senator John M.
Thurston has Issued thla nnt!- "Th.
CommlttaA awlnoMfl Viw ,kA T 1.1:
- . .... .Mpuuiiwn na
tional convention to notify Hon. William
uL-iuniey 01 nis nomination for president
will meet at the Hollenden hotel, Cleve
land, O., June 88, and proceed by special
train on the morning of June 29 to Can
SoJcldo a Kansas City.
' KASSAS City, June 25. Henry Ellroth,
once the owner of large cabinet-ware fac
tories in Peoria, Ills., and Mexico, Mo.,
was found dead In his lodgings here, hav
ing committed suicide with morphine.
Ellroth was 65 years old. He was one time
wealthy, bnt lost his wealth about ten
years ago. Soon after that his wife left
him and is now living lp Chicago.
First Old Lady So poor Jerry Grimes
ia gone at last. Consumption, the doc
tor aaid it were.
Second Old Lady That'a strange.
There never waa any consumption in
his family as I heard on.
First Old Lady Oh, that don't make
no difference! My sister's 'nsband was
carried off by gastric fever, and they
never had no gas in the bouse at alL
They always burned kerosine. London
A mail's time, when well husbanded,
ia like a cultivated field, of which a few
acres produce more of what is useful to
life than extensive prerinces, even of
the richest siiil, when overran with
weeds and brambles. Hume,
, It took only one rib for a woman, bat
it takes several to make a good umbrel
la. Florida Timea-Unitax.
The spring trap is constructed on the)
principle of the Jaws of a shark or doi-
LYMAN TRUMBULL I? DEAD.
fje Aged ' Statesman aad Vnrls'
Away at His OMengo Heme.
Chicago, Jnna 23.' J udge Toyman Trum
bull died at 8 o'clock this morning at his
tome, 400$ Lake avenue. He had been
OX. LTHAX TBCHBULL.
confined to Us bed for several weeks, it
his condition did not take a sertons turn
until a few days ago. Trumbull was 83
years old. '
. FATAL CLOUDBURST IN OHIO.
Three Counties Swept by the Water and
Mncfc Damage Done to Property.
Wheeling, V. Va., June 5. Beports
from Marshall, Wetzel and Tyler counties.
wnlch lie Immediately south, of here, are
to the effect that great damage has been
done and some lives have been lost by a
great cloudburst about 3 o'clock yesterday
afternoon. In Marshall the damage In and
about Moundsvllle will Teach several
thousand dollars. The Baltimore and
Ohio railroad tracks and other property
were damaged to the extent of 83,000 by
the wash-out, In Tyler county, in the vi
cinity of Sistersville, the storm created
the most havoc. For the post two days It
had been raining almost Incessantly and
all the little streams were swollen to
twice and thrice their normal size.
When the storm came they became rag
ing rivers and swept everything fn their
pathway. A mile below Sistersville tho
Ohio River railroad was washed out for a
distance of a mile and a half, and the rails
with the ties attached are lying 200 feet
ont of position. The loss will be over 110.-
000. Several houses were washed away
and the occupnnte narrowly escaped after
ropes were thrown to them. The Carter
Oil company lost several rigs, and it la
thought that damage to other oil proper
tics in the back part of the county has oc
curred. Several instances of teams and
cattle being washed away are reported.
xnere were live men in one wagon, and
only two of them were rescued alive. New
Martinsville, Wetzel county. Is in srreat
danger;. as Fishing creek, which runs
through the town, is a raging torrent and
tne lnnaiutfuits or the village have taken
to the hills. -The latest reports from the
country districts is that the damage is
enormous. Many houses are washed
away, and It is feared that there has been
much loss-of . .life, but reports on account
of the storm are meagre.
Becords on the Diamond Field.
Chicago, June 25. National League
baseball scores: At Chicago Cincinnati
4, Chicago 2; at Boston Brooklyn 7, Bos
ton ; at Cleveland Pittsburg 8, Cleve
land 10; at Lou'.sville St. Louis 4, Louis
ville 8; at Philadelphia and New York
Postponed bud weather.
Western League: At Columbus Detroit
17. Columbus 7; at Indianapolis Grand
Rapids 5, Indianapolis 8; at St. Paul and
Western Association: At Peoria Rock.
ford 7, Peoria 9; (second game) Bockford
io, i-eoria ; at loledo Mnginaw 7, Toledo
12; at Des Moines Quincv 3. Des Moines
6; at St. Joseph Burlington , St. Joseph
is; at vuouque Postponed.
Cornell Wins the Freshmen's rtaee.
PorOBlti'ElSIC V V T.,n OX ' T-
Freshmen's college boot race ': Cornell
won: Harvard, second? Ponnavimnia
third; Ume, 10:13!.
Merit in niAdirino maana a
cure. The treat p.nrea nf iRuul'a
Sarsaparilla proves its unequaled
uava, ie ' , T
A cream of tartar hafrino- ani mct
of all In leavening strength Loteai United
States Ooverrtmna Food Report.
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