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THE AllGL-S, MONDAY, DECEMBEll L'l 1891
Highest of all in Leavening Power.
SUMMONED TO REST.
The Voice of Senator Plumb
Silenced by Death.
STRICKEN IN THE PRIME OF LITE,
Th Kantm Stntettinan Lay Down tlie
Burden ami V mi lithe to the Land Be
yond the Veil Apoplexy the Weapon
Vnetl ly the ;riin Terror to Work Ills
Will A Warning by an Kniinent Phy
sician Followed lnlckly by the Stroke
Hard and I'ersintent Work the I'rl-
mary Cauxe of the Sail Kvent Convey-
i an CO of the Terrible News to Hi. Faniiiy
; Washington, Lec. 2L Senator IWtn
B. riumb, of Kansas, died middenly of
apoplexy shortly before noon yesterday.
Ilia death occurred in the unpretentious
'three-story brick boarding house, mo Four
teenth street, in this city, within a stone'
PIXYB ADDREiSINrt TUB SSKATB.
throw of the Kbhitt House, Rigx House,
and Wii lard's hotel, in which convenient
location he hits for the last five or six sea
sons taken up his quarters during the ses
sions of congress. In a very short simce of
time the news spread overthc city, and the
expressions of regret were universal, and
not confined to any political party. Vice
lresident Morton, accompaniisl by Mr.
Cameron, wife of Senator Don Cameron, of
Pennsylvania, was one of the callers, and
placed his sen-ices at the disposal of the
friends of the dead senator.
Senator IVnVr in Attendnnre.
Senator I'eflVr, I'lumb's Alliance co!
league, remained in attendance several
hours, answering questions and render
ing any assistance in his power. During
the afternoon nearly every senator in town
either called in person or sent messages of
condolence, and some of the most earnest
ly expressed of t he latter came from sena
tors on the Democratic side, by all of whom
the Kansas statesman was respected.
Charles H. Keade, assistant seiceaut-al-arms
of the senate, took charge of the re
mains and caused telegrams to be sent to
the absent wile and children of the dead
Worked Too Hard I.nst t'nuipnlcn.
Mr. Plumb had been ailing more or less
ever since the close of his labors in the last
camjNiin in his state, which resulted so
satisfactorily to himself and his party, lie
was at all times an indefatigable worker,
but in this campaign ho out-did himself.
On his return to Washington he attempted
to throw into his senatorial duties his ac
customed ardor, hut complained that he
could not roncetrate his facull ies with his
accustomed readiness. He felt dazed and
uncertain both mentally and physically.
Preliminary symptoms of the disease
which finally carried him ofT with suc h
startling rapidity were not wanting.
Lost Himself on the Street.
For weeks past when he had occasion
to write a letter personally the lines wan
dered up and down the page in the too-'
Irregular manner, and he found dillicuity
even in signing with regularity those
letters which his secretary prepared for
him, On the street he lost himself occa
sionally. Several days ago, just after the
opening of the senate, walking with
Colonel K. C. Manning, his frequent com
panion, he stopied as .Manning wns about
to leave him, anil said: "Don't go Man
ning; I want you to stay by me; I dou't
know exactly where 1 am."
Warned by an Cmlnent Medical Man.
He thought that the trouble might arise
from some impairment of his vision, and
fter the adjournment of the senate oa
Thursday last went to Philadelphia, where
his eldest, son is under treatment for de
fective eyesight, to take advice in his own
case. The eminent medical men he con
sulted told him frankly that unless he gave
himself an immediate rest, and exercised
the greatest care, softening of the braiu
might result. With this warning ringing
in his ears he returned to Washington with
a determination that after the senate ad
joined for the holidays he would return to
Philadelphia and tint himself under the
care of Dr. Pepper for a prolonged course
THE WARNING CAME TOO LATE.
Heath Gives the Senator No Time to Ke
inforee His System.
He even mentioned to friends that he
might return to Philadelphia today with
out waiting the adjournment of the senate.
He came Iwick by the 6 o'clock train and
went to Chamberlin's well-known restau
rant for dinner. He took his seat at one of
the small tables in the rear of the public
dining room, alone. ' Senator Plumb wan
remarkably abstemious in his habits, and
he did not depart from the usual custom
on this occasion. He partook of no wine
or other stimulant. Ex-Senator Mahone,
of Virginia; Frank Hattou. of t he Wash-
U. S. Gov't Report, Aug. 17, 1889.
.T'- senator Squire, and bis pri
vate -lecretary were at adjoining tables.
Taken 111 In the Nllit.
They all entered into conversation with
Plun b, but in the midst of it the Kansas
senat r stopjsnl and drew out a loltle of
medicine which he shook up and took a
dose of, remarking with an apology
for ;iis doing so that he was feei
ing quite sick, ami feared that
lie was going to lie laid up with the
JTrip. He would not even then jidmit. th
(grave brain trouble of which he hail lieen
warned. From Chamlierlin' he went
home to his somewhat dismal rooms and
went to bed. About o'clock in the morn
ing he aroused his Kudlord, Mr. Jennings,
saying that he felt really ill, and asked,
him t- send for the doctor. Dr. Philips.
Wales ex-surgeon general of of the navy,
wr? vnimoiied, arid remained in charge of
the cw-e until the end, which came jester
day at H-'iOa. m. - --
Slu'li h of the Senator's Life.
Born in Ohio in 117, before he liecame
a lawyer and a banker he worked at the
case as a practical printer. He moved to
I Kansas in island participated in much
oi 1 ne 1 any exciting history ot that state.
X'nlike most senators of long service, he
did not undergo a previous apprenticeship
in the 1 nver house of congress, but came
straight to the senate in 177. He had pre
viously, however, served in many import
tant positions in the Kansas legislature,
closing his local career there as speaker.
During the war he fought his way up from
a second lieutenancy to the lieutenant-col-onelshipof
the 11th Kans... infantry.
A Service of Fourteen Years.
Senator Plumb had served fourteen years
in the hi nate, and two years ago was re
elect ed for a term which should have ex
pired in Ii5. He was one of the best known
men in congress. His tall, athletic form,
his swinging, western gait, his breezy
method of speaking, and his rugged inde
pendence and originality of thought and
action m Itie him u niltulilw mn in tha tai.ti-
j ate, and ie was a power on all questions to
winch In gave li is mind. He was an om
nivorous reader and an untiring worker.
In the few days that the present congress
has leen in session he had submitted more
than thirty bills of a more or less public
character, embracing almost everything cf
interest t his constituents from free silvtr
coinage u awards and downwards.
Funeral Services at the rnpitol.
The Iks y of the late senator was takes
from his 1 part men ts under escort tof the
capital police to the marble room of the
senate at :0 o'clock this morning. At 1:15
p. m. it was removed to the senate chare
Ist. when the funeral services were con
ducted tifieen minutes later by Kev. J. U.
Butler, ch iplain of the senate. At 2::) tve
Kidy will ie taken to the Daltimore and
Potomac r tilroad station, accompanied by
the conie vsioual committee, the president,
t-iecabine- and other ofticia Is, and for
warded u uli-r c harge of the congression
al comminec to F.mporia, Kan., w here the
interment ill lake place Dec. at 3 p. m.
llis Itercaved Family.
The senator leaves two unmarried
daughters, who arc now living w it h t licit
widowed n other at his late home in Kir,
poria, Kan.: a son, years ago. now under
treatment lor his eyesight in Philadelphia,
ami a I my f Vi ami a girl of 1 1 at school i.i
Will Clot the St-nate I'ntll .ImuiHtv.
Senator Plumb's lamentable de.iih ot
course closi s the present business of the
senate exec, it the adoption of the concur
rent resolution sent over from the house tn
adjourn on Wednesday next until Jan
THE NEWS BROKEN TO MRS. PLUMB.
A Terrible shock to the Bereaved and
E.mimkia. Kan.. Dec. 21. At noon yester
day, just a- church services were nlsiut
closing, nev-s of the death of Senatoi
I'lumb read ed this city. Mrs. I'lumb, t he
wife of the senator, who has been an invalid
for several years, was attending service at
the First Congregational church, .it which
she is a regu ar attendant when her health
permits. The news was not broken to het
till she had HiTived at her home, when Mr,
Major Calvii hood, accompanied by Mrs.
.1. K. Perh-y, noth life long friends, ami the
former t he w Ie of ihe business partner t
the senator, t.aited upon Mrs. Plumb, and
in the most gentle manner possible con
veyed the ter -ible intelligence to her.
Hearing I p with (.rent Fortitude.
At first she seemed like one stricken to
the death, an I for a time her life was de
spaired of, owing to her feeble state of
health. She, however, rallied and is now
liearing up ui'der her crushing grief with a
fortitude wonderful to behold, lint one ot
her children was at home, her daughtet
Mary, and she sick in lied. Miss Ktith
was in Topekn visiting and was immedi
ately summoned and arrived at 5 o'clock
The Allianci Wants Another Senator.
Tol'EKA, K in., Dec. 21. The Alliance
anil People's p irty will dcmantl9lmt Gov
ernor Humphrey convene the legislature
in extra session so that the people's repre
sentatives, iie-tead of one man, shall de
cide w ho the s iccessor of Senator Plumb
shall lie. "W-i will flood the governor's
oflii-e with petitions and protests, and if he
dares to deny t ie legislature the right to
elect a successor to Plumb we will sweep
the Kepublica l party out of power next
Life is Cliwip in Missouri,
SKDALIA, Mo , Dec. 21. Judge Higgins
has lieen ncqui ted of the charge of mur
der, though there was no attempt to show
that lie did not fatally shoot his friend
Colonel Thomas H. Price, iu a quarrel that
oecured on a railway train lust spring. The
men differed m a political argument and
the dead man slapped Higgins, who dis
charged his ro olver through his coat
pocket, inflict im; the fatal wound. The
jury was out b it a short time, and but
oue ballot was tnk.en.
Major MeKI lley In tietting About.
Canton, O., la-c. 21. Major McKinlej
is much improvtd and is now on the road
to recovery. He is so much lietter that
(Saturday he was able to take a drive in
the city, accomi anied by Mrs. McKiuley
aud Clerk Hawse 11.
IT LOOKS WARLIKE.
Admiral Brown's Action at San
SECURING BOATS POR THE NAVY.
A Tng That Is To Be Turned Into a
Torpedo Terror Startling iplier !'-
patch Keeelved at Washington, uud
a Cable That. Is Not So Startling S c
retary Tracy Inclined to Think Most cl
the Ncm the Baseless Fabrics or
SAX Fka( isco, Dec. 21. From informa
tion gained here last evening it looks as
though the rejiorts sent out from Washing,
ton of preparations for war with Chili
were true. Admiral Drown Saturday se
cured an option on the new tng Fear
less, just finished at thel'nioii Iron works,
She has a speed of sixteen knots aud cat.
carry coal enough to maintain ten knots'
per hour for fifty days. If purchased by
the government she will lie supplied with
two five-inch guns and a secondary batten
of four six-M)iuiders and four torjtedc
tulies. She is swifterthan any Chilian tor
pedo cruiser ami far more powerful.
Options on Spreckels' Liners.
Admiral Brown also secured options on
four of Spreckels' big steamers, the Zea
landm, Australia, Mariposa, and Alameda,
to be used for transport service. The Zia
lainlia ran lie ready at ten hours' uotic,
and all th 'others inside f three weeks.
The coast defense vessel Monterey can he
made ready in three days after her armor
plate is received. Admiral Drown received
orders yesterday, and the cruiser San Fran
cisco will come down from Mare Island to
day, and w ill proliably sail on Wednesday
NEWS AT WASHINGTON.
A startliiiK Story That Has Since Keen
Washington, Dec. 21. The people here
w ho are managing the war with Chili that
has not yet materialized had a startling
sensation yesterday. It was that a cipher
dispatch hail been received from Ministel
Kgantothis effect- "The American leK
tion is surrounded by the police. ami a mob
on account of the refugees here. Threats
are Is-iug made of burning or blowing up
the legation lo get them. A T'nited States
ship is in port, but many miles from the
legation. The refugees cannot fly. but
must stay in the legation, which is lie
sieged." Chilians Promise Protection.
Xo orm in official station would eithri
confirm or deny this report, but later ad
vices are said to be that Minister Kgau has
telegraphed that there is no immediate
danger either to the America. n minister ot
to the refugees in the American legation
fr. mi the hostile Chilians who have threat
ened the legation by fire. Kgau has cabled
that be has received an assurance from the
minister of foreign aflairs, Senor Matta,
that full protection will le extended to the
legation by the Chilian government.
At the Chilian Legation.
Setior Montt. t he Chilian minister, w.ni
Hot at home ami the secretary of the lega
tion received all callers. He staled tl at
the minister had not received any late d s
pat lies from his government, but felt sure
that if there bad ls-en an uprising against
the American legation at Smiting) the min
ister at Washington would have lxs-n i.d
vised of it. He also said that the Chilian
people had the greatest resiect for the
American legation, and he was positive
they had not or would not attempt to bin.)
or blow it up.
SECRETARY TRACY IS SERENE.
Hr DoeMi't Anticipate War The Bi ,
Xiw YoliK. Dec. 21. Secretary Tracy
was a guest at tile (iilscy House yesterday,
liegarding the report from Chili that a
mob bad gathered around the residence i,j
Mr. F.gan aud threatened the American
Minister with personal violence. Tracy said
that he could not lielieve that it wns true.
'If a dispatch of that character." he add.d,
'had been risi ived in Washington I would
have lieen not iti.il of it. As! have heaid
nothing of the kind, I think it is aims
Looks for a Set I lenient Soon.
Do you think the Chilian difficulty w ill
b - settled satisfactorily very soon?"
"Yes, 1 lielieve so." said Mr. Tl :".
"Some of the in-wsp:iH-rs seem quite anx
ions to have this country go to war wiih
Cliili. and they have even taken tit
tr.mhle to map out a plan of campaign fot
u-to follow. But 1 do not anticipate wc.l
with Chili. The Yorktowu is the only
I uited States man-of-war in Chilian wa
ters at present. The I tost on, however, :'s
on her way and should reach Valparaiso
Scimr Montt in the Dark.
Senor Pedro Montt. Chilian minister tc
the I'uited States, arriysl in this city Sat
unlay from Washington, and is the gue-t
of ex-Mayor Crace. When asked if he had
received any dispatches from Santiago rel
ative to the gathering of a mob around the
American legation in that city,. Seuot
Montt said. "I have learned nothing con
cerning the trouble at the American lega
tion at Santiago, except what I have read
in this morning's paper."
' Not rrepiirins Tor War with Chill.
W.VsiH(.ru, Dec. 21. War and navy
department officers says that there is abso
lutely no foundation for the statements
published that the war and naval branch. s
of the government are making active prep
arutioiis for war with Chili.
Adopting an American Method.
London. Dec. 21. The Isutiil of trade
has ordered an inquiry, based on the Amer
ican method of obtaining similar informa
tion, to 1' made as to the number of Jews
who have immigrated to F.nglaritl during
the past twenty years, and as to the man
lier of life of such immigrants. The in
vestigation will be under the direction of
Lionel Alexander, who has a high reputa
tion as an expert on social quest ions. The
condition of the Jews in Iondoh and the
efVect their comii.g in large numbers has
bad on the condition of the native laborer
will form au important feature of the
inquiry. - ' '
Hoey Make Heavy Kent It u tion.
. Bkiim;kpoi;t. Conn., Dec. 21. President
Heury Sanford. of the Adams Express
company, last night said that Mr. Hoey
had made restitution to the express com
pany to the amount, of .'VOO.UOO by the
trausfer of his wife's jK-ojierty, but this
will fall short - of 'his indebtedness. In
consideration of the trausfer the company
agrees not to prosecute Mr. Hoey.
Let every enfeebled woman
know it! There's a medicine
that'll cure her, and the proof's
Here's the proof if it
doesn't do you good within
reasonable time, report the
fact to its makers and get
your money back without
a word but you won't do it !
The remedy is Dr. Pierce's
Favorite Prescription and it
has proved itself the right
remedy in nearly every case
of female weakness.
It is not a miracle. It won't
cure everything but it has
done more to build-up tired,
enfeebled and broken - down
women than any other medi
Where's the woman who's
not ready for it? All that
we've to do is to get the
news to her. The medicine
will do the rest.
Wanted Women. First
to know it. Second . to use
it..',. 'Third to be cured by it.
The one comes of the other.
The seat of sick headache
is not in the brain. Regulate
the stomach and you cure it.
Dr. Pierce's Pellets are the
TO CLOSE 'EM 0
Dolls must go this week at
must go; Dishes
we are bound to
week. W e will
We nu iiiiooed above that we intend to
coe out what we have left of ibem this
On Jsn.M we close our annex and will
bate i o room to psck away or carry over
ibese bulky goods. One Herculean tHort
koit awn; tht-y 10.
V. c quote 10 sets 1 0 piece
at the one price 18 per set to close
12 ets 10 puce bedroom toilet sets.
We close lbem out at $2 for your choice.
What more can we saj ? These pr'cea
will be inaugurated Monday a. m., Dec.
21. and will hold good until each set is
and Kapbael, Tuck & Son's decant
Christmas cards and calendars. Less
than half the publithed prices. We have
just opened a magnificent line cf the very
newest and choicest goods published by
these two greatest of bouses.
Pnoto albums, scrap albums, autograph
albums at pric.-s to close them out clean
Ik fore Christmas.
On the first landing of our new stairs
you will find ihe greatest display of holi
day handkerchiefs we have ever 6hown.
The prices are lower and the styles are
much superior to any former season. The
bembtitcb embroidered initial handker
chiefs at 10c, 12c, Ho, 15c, ITc and 25c,
have never been equaled in the western
m-rkets All the different prices from
lc, 2c, 3c and up we will match against
tbe same goods anywhere in ihe west and
guarantee you nice saving on every one.
Our white silk initial handkerchiefs have
been creating quite a sensation, as the
roods are the most select to be found in
the matkets, ai d some of them we are
S'llirg at half values Twenty styles
ladles silk embroidered handkerchiefs at
onehalf and one-third value, a large job
men we bought very cheap and have
Darned low enough prices to mott thor
nupbly advertise our handkerchief da-
All qualities worsted, 1 wool and silk.
from cbeapest to best.
1714 to' 1724
This firm have the exclusive sale for this
WEBER, 8TU YVES ANT, DECKER BROS., WHEELnnr
ESTEY, AND CAMP & CO.'S PIANOS
And the ESTEY, "WESTERN COTTAGE and FAR-
full line also of email Mimical nerrhandlce. We have i
must go. If prices will move them
close out what there are left this
name prices convincing you ol our
have no place to pack away dolls. Tbe
clos-ing of our annix Jan. 1 cuts off a lot
cf good store room, and wo must e cono
mize si ace. D.-lls worth 8c and 10c are
3c; dolls worth 15.". are 8o; dolls worth
2(c are 10.; dolls worth 25a and 30c at
Splendid kid bodv doll", fine bisque
beads, nxe hair Bt 18c. Lrae dolls with
shoes and stockings, indestrurtable bead9
and plenty ot hair, 22c.. Larce htir
stuffed dolls with shoes aid stocking! for
Big dolls, little dolls, fine dolls, cheap
dolls, dolls for lc, dolls for 3s, dolls for
$2, all much below any prices you baye
sees elsewhere. They must go, as we
are obliged to give up the room.
Ha! ma. 84c.
Checkerboards with checkers all com
Vestcott's patent combination blocks,
embossed spelling blocks, blackboards,
drums, Barnum's cilliope, folding sewing
tables, bay rum, etc.
Any games or toys that we show are at
least 20 to 30 percent below prices found
Silk umbrellas for Christmas
All away below value.
Yeddo twill umbrellas, silver handles,
Bradford Gloria silk umbrellas, silver
crook handles at $1 47.
25 assorted natural root handles, silver
and gold collars, Gloria silk, f 1 C3.
Finer and better silk umbrellas up to $6
all special styles and special ptices.
Elegant new patterns in men's neck
wear. Tecks fourin-hand and puff
scarfs, latest and choicest patterns, 253,
35c. 45c and 60c. They are worth a care
ful consideration .
i i a
county of the
any price. Books
Oa books we have ney.-r ! ir. kr.0.
anv where except below tl-p market tncti
This season is notx , ; p., ,s
prices average lower Ib v' vtr. h i'lt
special books we can. an.: ! '. '.tfs
from 20 to 30 per cent ! i-s hyhi
wholesale cost. Ail t-.k buyers 5o
there has been organized a it'-if b.c
monopoly which bas sliovi-ii the r::ce;-:
many books up 50 to loo pir Ciui. We
were on the alert, and when we 5i lie
inevitable coming we wire in p isitics B
dictate terms aad prices.
O.ir 12mo. clo:b bound in:sceI"scec--J
books which we are sellir.e t i2i' tub.
would cost today in lot6 of 1 ,X a: wist
sale, just :!0c; no less. Our rrice a
they last will continue to be 22.
oa Monday, Pec. 21, we wil' sell
the Dore BiMe GaMery and Dure Ati l
69c each On Tuesday the price wii'. 1
C4c, on Wtdaesday they wii! he j'1-. i:"
on Thursdav. if any are left, tliev w:.! be
closed at 543 each. If any are left tfM
Christmas dav. the price will be V'- e
ant'eipate, however, that all w!" be g--'
by Tuesday or Wednesday.
BoarJ juvenile books awy below 2j
price we have named before. 1W
cateful look through the stot k an-! r
are sure to find what you want.
Is there anything which nukes a ciore
tasteful, useful and inexpensive rrcieEt
than a nice pair or half adwn ps r; as
sorted colors kid gloves': You kscw tie
lsdies never tire of nice gloves. "
ht re is a chance:
A large invoice jnt received, a.. -!l
makes and latest novelties.
One lot Fostir 5 Look kid pVv-.--,
a Phir- , , .
Oue lot of 2 suede nioca 4-butt. n u
gloves, 1 .-"iO a pair for this time.
One lot Biarritz lust quality Pc'
Si per pair. Colors-pearl, tans. I r--D-.
TIi eLiU esl
Eastern fad in kid gloves jt r
Light blue, reds, lemon, pink.
and cream with black buttons and tr.it
mings. All the rage east. As- '