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VOL.XLV. HO. 42
BOCK ISLASD, IUU. XXOIIDAT. SEC.IE3 7. 1S23.
MAY PUT A STOPTO IT
THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE.
Government's Patience May
Not Continue Always.
Possibilities of Interference in
the Interests of Peace.
THE FOREIGN SITUATION.
Secretaries Olney and Car
lisle Submit Reports.
Opening of Congress and
Other Washington News.
ill be superseded by a higher obit- lerenta of the late campaign. As the
gation, wnich we can hardly heel: ate I hands of the clock pointed to 12,
to recognize and discharge. I Speaker Reed quietly entered the
M.ttw ! GcMnL I hall and ascended the rostrum. A
The closing of the Venezuelan quea-1 tnUDeracv 0f lne .vei called the
tion is briefly noted. The department-1 house to order. Re?. Cowden. of
al reports are submittei. Comment-1 Michigan, the blind chaplain of the
CREW WAS ASLEEP
And Whits It Slept Death Plotted
iog on the pension commissioner's
report, he expresses the opinion that
abases have been allowed to creep
Into the pension system which have
done incalculable harm in demoral-
house, offered a simple bat impres
sive prayer. The roll call showed
the presence of 271 members. Can
non, of Illinois; Payne, of New York.
nd Turner, of Georgia, were se.
izlngour peop'.e and undermining lected as the committee to wait on
HEAPS TEE LIVES OF FIVE MTV,
Washington, Dec. 7. The presi.
dent's message was sent to congress
today. It opens with a reference to
the late political contest, and the
consequences involved, and points
ont tbe "manly submission which
succeeded the heated clash of polit
ical opinions," as evidence of the
stability of our institutions. In
speaking of our foreign relations, the
president expresses regret at the an
lmDroved condition of affairs in
Turkey. He says the future safety
of the citizens of the United States
is not assured; that while the gov
ernment will do all possible to pro
tect its missionaries, the people of
this countrv should not demand
impossible things." An adequate
force for protection would be re
sented both by Turkey and the pow
Considerable spaoe is given to
Cuba. On this subject the president
savs in part: "It Spain has not yet
reestablished authority, neither have
the Insurgents, yet they have made
good the title to be regarded as an in
dependent state. The only civil gov
ernment maintained is that by Spain,
more or less imperfectly in the Isrge
towns and immediate suburbs. It is
reported indeed, on reliable authori
ty, that at the demand of the com
mander-in-chief tbe insurgent army
of the putative Cuban government,
has now given up all attempt to ex
ercise tbe functions leaving the
government, confessedly (what there
is the best reason for sup
posing has always been in fact) a
government merely on paper." The
demands for according belligerent
right to the insurgents in recogni
tion of their independence by tbe
purchase by the United States of
the island, or intervention by the
United States to end the strife, even
at the cost of war with Spain, are
all dismissed by the president. The
restraint and patient endurance by
the United States of the conditions
in Cuba are pointed out. Continu
ing, the president ssys: "It would
seem it Spain should offer Uuoa a
genuine autonomy a measure of
home rnle, which while preserving
the soverelgaty of Spain, would sat
isfy all the rational requirements of
her Spanish subjects there should
be no just reason why pacification
might not be effected on that bais
Such a result would appear to be in
the true interests of all concerned."
Ualtad Btatas May I tat far.
The president then savs he inti
mated to Spain some months ago
that if Cuba was granted home rule
the United States would endeavor to
rind a way, not objectionable to Spain,
of furinshing a guarantee to the insur
gents that such a promise of home
rule would be carried out. He says no
definite response was rece;vd, but
believes the proposition was not al
together unwelcome. Continuing
the president say: "It fhould be
added that it cannot be reasonably as
sumed that the hitherto txpeotant
attitude of the United States can be
indefinitely maintained While we
are anxious to accord all due re
elect to the sovereignty of Fpain. we
cinnot view the present conflict in
11 it features and properly appenl
our inevitable close relations to it and
its possible results without consider
ing that by the course of events we
mav be draws into such an unusual. livered ao
unprecedented condition as will fix The roll
the limit to our patient waiting f . r present.
Speaking of the adjustment of the
Pacific railroad obligation he recom
mends "in the matter of the Un'on
Pacific foreclosure such executive ac
tion as will subserve public interests
and save the government from loss."
The work of the agricultural de
partment is especially commended.
The country is congratulated on the
progress of civil service reform. An
amendment to the interstate com
merce act is recommended.
Touching the present tariff he says
it must be conceded, that whatever
its shortcoming it opened the way to
freer and greater exchange of com
modities with other countries. He
believes if allowed a fair opportunity
it will in the near future produce
sufficient revenue to meet the gov
ernment expenditures. Meantime
any deficit which may occur need
can e no alarm, as the government
has a surplus of over $128,000,000
in addition to the gold reserve.
The president renews his former
recommendation for the retirement of
green backs by the isauance of long
term low interest bonds.
Traata and Monopolies.
In conclusion the president takes
the president, and a recess until 1:30
p. m. was taken.
Washington, Dec. 7. Secretary
Olney has just received a cablegram
from the Venezuelan minister to
the United States now in Caracas.
stating that Venezuela has accepted
the agreement between the United
states and Great Brittain for arbitra
tion of the boundary dispute; and
that an extra session of the Yeneza-
elan congress has been called to con
sider the treaty.
Had Bad CollMioa
Cincinnati, Dec. 7. In a head end
collision between a special carrying
the general officers of the Baltimore
& Ohio and an accommodation train
this morning, Fogineer John Price
and Fireman Homer Dickson, of tbe
special, were killed. L. Zepernicb,
assistant engineer, was also killed,
and General Traffic Manager G. F.
Randolph, General Passenger Agent
J. M. Chesbrough. Chief Clerk Fred
Moore and Superintendent of Tele
graph R. P. Johnson were all ser
The utereto Kaea,
New York. Dee. 7. At 10 o'clock
up the question of trusts and monop-1 this morning the leading scores In
ones, and points out their effect on
the nation individually and collect
ively, and says the limits of the
federal government are such that it
cannot enact legislation to properly
control trusts not engaged in Inter
state commerce, but suggests that
various states are able to enact suita
b e legislation in this direction.
8xi ro tat j oinar's PoalUra PoclUaa.
For the hrst time in the memory
of the oldest officials the secretary of
state made a regular report to the
president for transmission to con
gress. This report was laid before
congress as an appendix to the pres
identa message, it treats ol many
details of our relations with foreign
governments, either not touched on
in the message or more brief!
treated. Under the head of Spain,
Secretary Olney has much to say re
gardiog Cuba, and sets out in great
detail the history of the growth of
the rebellion, and the present evil
state of affairs on the island.
The secretary's estimate of the sit
nation is disclosed in the following
paragraph, made after the statement
of tbe destruction of the industrial
resources of Cuba: "This situation
cannot indefinitely continue without
growing still worse, and the time
may not be far distant when the
United States must seriously con
sider the question whether its rights
and interests, as well as interna.
tional duties, in view of its peculiar
relations to the island do not call for
some decided change in the policy
8reta-y Carlisle's Raport,
Secretary Carlisle transmitted t:
the house estimates of the appropria
tions for the fiscal year eoding June
33. 1893: Legislative department.
14 379.820; executive. $19,865 952:
judicial. $907,120; foreign, $2;082,-
728; military, $24,292,626; naval.
$22,431,773; Indian affairs, $7,279.
525; pensions. $141,328,530; public
works $31,437,061; postal service.
$1,283,431; miscellaneous $36,314
z o; permanent annual appropria
tions, $120,028,220; total. $421,718,-
the 6-dav bicycle race in Madison
Square garden were as follows:
Schock, 169 miles; Elks, 172; Tale,
191 Foster, 192; Moore, 178; Conk
lin, 169; Beading, 189; Ashinger,
183; Bice, 169; Fierce, 179.
Mardarars Lyaehad la HmmiL
Lexington, Mo.. Deo. 7. Early
this morning a mob of Bay county
farmers broke into the county jail
here and secured Jesse Winner and
James Nelson, held for the murder
of Mrs. Minnie Winner and her two
babies, and Ivnched tem.
New York. Dec. 7 John B. Fel
lows died this afternoor.
Half Kaffir, naif EttJtllMimaa.
If, as ia sometimes h'j d, though we
ourselves are very stroi fa of tbo oppo
site opinion, tbe Hotte.-.cots aud Bush
men of South Africa are not human
creatures caught in tbe very act of de
veloping from lower forms, bot are the
result of degeneration from some higher
type, then the creature resulting from a
cross between the two might revert to
the higher type and be of higher social
feeling aud intellectual power than
either. We nave ourselves in only one
instance met an individual who was
crot-s between the r.ugli8h ana KaUtf
races, though we know that several such
exist in South Africa. This man was
certainly merely a composite of the two
races, without any tendency to rever
sion. Be was tbe son of an English gen
tleman; his mother was a Kaffir woman
who had not been draggled under the
feet of civilization.
The man was proud, determined, reso
lute. Self educated, be raised himself
to a post of high trust under tbe Eng
lish government. He combined the davit
and couraga of the Kaffir with the pride
and intelligence of. the Englishman.
He bad the fault, which is common to
both bis parent races, of being cruel
and indomitable when opposed, but of
tbe vices supposed to be inseparable
from half castism servility and insin
cerity be had not a trace. He was a
man and a gentleman. Bnt whether if
such crosses were common such men
would often arise is quite another ques
tion. Fortnightly Beview.
Who MTrat to Sire a. aad tin
MmOm m BHateka-Ballwaj Callhl to
I.m- SckMMt la tk. mr1 QST a Flu Ida
' aterlag Plaoa Kcararr Laaas tUa Ufa
and roar of taw Ycasal's Craw Will
Xerar Boo Boat,
San Antonio, TexV Dec 7. A head
end collision between two through
freights on the Southern Pacific road
near Waelder, yesterday morn inf. re
sulted in the death of two engineers,
two firemen and a brakeman. The crew
of the east-bound freight went to sleep
while watting- on a blind aiding;, and on
waking, thinking- that the aecond sec
tion of the through west-bound freight
was the third section of the train, took
to the main line. The weather was
foggy and the east-bound freight and
the third section of the west-bound
train came togtther at the bottom of
a rag In the mad a few miles from the
siding. The dead are: T. P. Coady. en
gineer: W. II. Brown, engineer: Wil
liam Holt, fireman flnrm Aaklna
Tin-man: Will Heard, brakeman. A re
lief train was sent from this rlty with
a corps of physicians, and the dead and
tnjuri-d brought to Fan Antonio.
Through truffle was resumed late yes
terday afternoon. i
OCEAN TRAGEDY COST FIVB UVK
Brhooaer Loars Half H.r Crw and a He
roic Kraraer Oaaa liowa.
Ormond-l.y-the-Si-a., Fla., Dec. 7.
Early Saturday morning the lumber
schooner Nathan F. Cobb, of Rorkland.
Me., was discovered In the surf a mile
south of Hotel Corunna. A rescuing
party were summoned, hut the tide and
surf were so high that for the time be
ing nothing could be done. Eight men
were in the rigging, and great waves
were breaking over them. As those
on shore wati hod. two of the sailors
were swept Into the sea.givlnr impair
ing shritks that were beard almve the
roar nt the breaker. At 10 o'rlot-k a
line v. en fastened to a life-boat and
Thomas Fogen, of Ormond. and James
Waterhouse, of Cape Elisabeth, Me..
attempted to reach the wreck. On
reaching the high breakers on the first
bar the life-boat capsized. Fogen swam
ashore, but Waterhouse attempted to
cling to the beat, was finally struck by
the boat, and In a tew minutes sank.
Waterhouse had but recently arrived
here, and was to act aa rashh-r of Ho
tel Ormond. A line was finally goifn
to the wreck, and all the men In the
rigging were rescued In a rlilful state
of exhatti-n. The Nathan K. Cobb.
Captain T.renner. left Itrut.cwlck. a
week ago last Saturday. lumbc-r laden,
for New York. On Monday night, off
Frying Pan shoals, she shrunk a le. k
and went on her beam ends In a gale.
The crew cut the rigging away as
quickly as r"w-'! and rhe righted.
The mate. Fred Iteale. and the cook.
Thomas Iteale, were h.st at this time.
From Monday night until midnight of
Friday the wreck drifted before a
northerly gale. After Tuesday tha
crew had nothing to cat.
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CONGRESS IS CONVENED
Op mag seaaf. la tbo Two Hoaata at
Washington, Dec. 7. The second
! . . 1 . - .
session oi toe rmy-iourth congress
was caiiea to order at noon, the sen
a e by Vice President Stevenson and
the house by Speaker Reed.
otus'uu ramer late in arriv
log. Palmer, democrat of Illinois,
was among the early arrivals and
was the center ol interest from the
gal-erie. owing to his prominence in
tne ine campaign, exactly at
nsn tbe vice-pre.ident entered the
chamber, going to the desk of the
presiding c nicer, au t gave a tap
which Drought tee senate to order.
The band chaplain, Mildbura. de-
can howed 70 senators
Sherman, and Smith, dem
Spain, and en 1 th contest either . ocrat of see Jersey, were appointed
alone aud in our own way, or with members oi tne j ini committee to
onx in ,; y coopeta ion. i wit on tne presiaent, ana a recess!
Tbe president says if the strangle 'occurred till 1 p. m.
degenerates into one oi mere mututl inenouse presenter a very ani-
destruction of the iel-nd, our obli- mated scere. The members Rath-
gation to the sovereignty of Spain ered early, and talked over the
Fatay Took It Bilia.
Patsy had been in the country only a
few days and had not recovered from
the effects of his ocean voyage. He
complained of a headache, and his sym
pathetic aunt finally decided to give
him a Seidlita powder, bhe sot two
glasses and put the contents of the blue
package into one and emptied the white
package into tne otner.
".Now, yon bold your montn open.
said his aunt, holding the glasses, one
in each band.
Yonns Patsy opened a spacious cav
ern, displaying two fine rows of molars.
and, with a dexterous motion, bis aunt
mixed the contents ox both glasses and
poured the Seidlita powder into his face.
fie svluttered and coughed and ran
about the room.
"Well, how did yon like it?" asked
his aunt smilingly when be bad recov
I wudn't ha' minded it so much if
ye hadn't give it ter me whin it was
bilia!" he caxped bet en cnoxes.
It cored Patsy's head t ie, however.
New York Sun.
The best war ti cure disease Is to
drive it from the system by parity-
in; the blood with Hood s Barsa-
For worn-oat business men noth
ing equals Dr. Kay's Benorator.
Calls Bia Family Aroaad Him and
Cood-llye to Farlh. ,
New York. Dec. ".Though the gen
eral condition of District Attorney Fel
lows la unchanged he Is gradually crow
ing weaker and sinking slowly. He
still remains In the feml-comaUi.' c -n-
dition that has marked his llineas since
Friday. Colonel Fellows' ailment Is a
fibrous tumor In the stomach. It Li
an ulcerated, cancerous growth, which
had been developing for some tima.
Just before midnight Colonel Fellows
became conscious, and realizing that
his end was near summoned all the
members of his family to Ms bedside.
Mrs. Fellows, her two daughters and
Harry Fellows, the youngest son. gath
ered around Colonel Folio s. who bade
eacn in turn an anectionate iarew en. I r
John W. Fellows. Jr.. was tbe only I UCdiraDlIUY
1 - . a 1 . ., m , I . . I
expected to arrive this afternoon.
Dry Good. Stork Damaged 1t,000.
Eau Claire. Wis.. Dec. 7. The dry
goods store of Lv, A. Johnson ft Cn.
was damaged by fire and water to the
extent of fc.0.000 yesterday; stock half
To Car a Cold ta oae Day
Take laxative Bromo Quinine Tab
lets. All druggists refoad the
money if It fails to cure. 9i cents
Dr. J. C. Bishop, of Agnew, Mich.,
says: "I have used ro:ev'a Honey
and Tar in three very severe cases of
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