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THE ARGUS, TUESDAY, APRIL 11, 1893.
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Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report.
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STANDS BY ECKELS
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The President Bent on Having
k FAVORABLE EXTORT LOOKED FOB.
Why the Senator Dave "flung- Him Up"
So Look Hoar Determined to Have Ac
tion on Roach's Case, If l'ible A Few
Department Officers and Postmasters
. Appointed Some Fat Thing Abroad
Not Yet Given Oat Report on the Crop
Condition Ofllcial News Notes.
Washington', April 11. The senate com
mittee on finance will bold its regular
weekly meeting today and will take up the
nominations that are now before it and
make its report to the senate. The only
nomination of importance still to be acted
upon is that of Eckels, of Illinois, nom
inated to be comptroller of the currency.
It seems likely that this case will be finally
disposed of today and that a favorable rec
ommendation will be made. Such a rec
ommendation will be equivalent to con
firmation, although some adverse criti-cisra-tvm
be made on the floor of the sen
t"JClie committee feels that there is no
indication of an intention on the part of
Cleveland to recall the nomination.
Cause of Senatorial Objections.
In bis Inaugural the president, members
of the committee. say, practically advocated
the repeal of the 10 per cent, tax on state
banks, and if such legislation is under
taken it will result in state banks being
put in some way tinder a quasi govern
ment control at least. This would necessi
tate the presence of a master of finance at
the head of the comptroller's office, audit
is this possible contingency that causes
senators serious concern in their considera
tion of this nomination. The responsibility
has, they claim, howevea, been assumed by
the president, iul the members nf the
committee opposed to his choice will con
tent themselves with entering their protest
against the nomination and cease endeavor
ing To bring about a recall of Mr. Eckels'
Didn't Dictate to Field.
Postmaster General Bissell was shown a
dispatch from Philadelphia stating that
Postmaster Field, of that city, had re
signed because the postmaster general had
attempted to dictate the appointment of
subordinates in the Philadelphia postoffic.9,
Bissell said that there was not enough
truth in the story to justify an interview,
and whether or not Mr. Field had resigned
he did not know. "I was at work in the
department all day," said Bissell, '"anil was
not notified tuat any such resignation had
Appointments bv Carlisle.
Secretary Carlisle has appointed Jere
miah O'Kourke, of Newark, X. J., to be
supervising architect of the treasury, vice
V. J. Edgebrooke. This office pays $4,500
ft year, and the new official will have the
execution of the new law giving local ar
chitects an opportunity to compete for thj
designing and construction of government
Richard O. Iewis, of Wisconsin,1- has
been -temporarily appointed confidential
clerk to the commissioner of the general
land office, vice Collins, resigned. It is
understood that Commissioner Latuoreux's
son will ultimately be given this position.
I'M! masters Appointed.
Among the. fourth-class postmasters ap
pointed Illinois received the following: I.
Y. Lines, of Ellery, Edwards county;
Frank Triede, of Mount Olive, Macoupin
county: It. Norfolk, of Toledo7 Cumber
land county; J. II. Swan, of Chambers
burg, Pike county; E. Byart, of Elm
Branch, Wayne couty; B. M. Mitchell, of
Kensburg, Wabash county; G. H. Taylor,
of Patterson, Greene county: J. M. An
drews, of Pittsburg, Fayette county.
MUST ACT ON ROACH'S CASE.
Republicans In a Position to Force Some
Kind of Action.
Washington, April 11. The Republic-1
ana in the senate engaged in a mild fill- j
bustering movement yesterday. They J
insist that the Lemocrats shall act one way
or the other oh the resolution for the inves- '
tigation of charges of embezzlement against i
Koach of North Dakota, and that the mat-
ter shall not be passed by quietly and the
senate stljourned sine die without taking
notice of the proposed in vestigati on. There
fore when it was proposed to go into execu
tive session Hoar objected, and raised the
point of no quorum.
Will Insist on a Show of Hands.
There was not a quorum of Democrats
in the city and the senate was forced to ad
journ. Subsequently Hoar said that he
purposed to insist upon the senate acting
on his resolution directing a committee to
make a preliminary investigation to as
certain whether the charges against Sena
tor Roach are such as to require action by
the senate. He would raise the point of no
quorum again and prevent the holding of
an executive session and the confirmation
of nominees until he was voted down on
the Roach investigation or an inquiry was
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SITUATION .IN THE FIELDS.
Average Condition of Wheat Poorer Than
It Wu Last Tear.
Washington, April 11. The April report
of the statistician of the department of ag
riculture makes the average condition of
winter wheat on the 1st of April 77.4,
against 81.2 last year, and that of rye 85.7.
The averages of the principal wheat states
are: Ohio, 87.; Michigan, 74.; Indiana,
82.6; Illinois, 72.; Missouri, 76., and Kan
sas, 02 . The Pacific states show a favor
able condition with the exception of Cali-fomiay-wbere
too much rain is reported.
Cause of the Bad Report.
Seeding was late in the Ohio and Missis
sippi valleys because of widely prevalent
floods, causing poor condition of soil and
retarding germination, in some cases
wholly preventing the same, as in Kansas
where the report show a total failure over
considerable areas. The plant entered
winter in the main wheat prodocbuc states
fb a low state or vitality caused by per
sistent drought and early cold weather.
with the exception of California where ex
cessive rains produced a similar effect.
Damage from Hessian fly is noted in parts
of the states of Ohio, Michigan, Indiana
Proceedings in the Senate.
Washington, April 11. Resolutions
were offered in the senate yesterday for an
investigation into the charges against
Roach and Power, which went
over. Other resolutions were offered
for investigation into the railway
business and Indian affairs. The first
brought on a decision of the labor question
in connection with the recent decisions at
Toledo and elsewhere. An attempt to hold
an executive session was defeated by Hoar
on the point of no quorum. A resolntion
to inform the president that the senate
was ready a adjourn was passed, but
Hoar moved in reconsideration. Hoar
wants action on the Roach case before ad
journment. Some Agitation Is Needed.
Washington, April 11. The department
of state has not been in receipt of any com
munications of protest or regret as the re
sult of its decision not to allow the original
copies of the declaration of independence
and the constitution of fe United States
to be taken to the world's fair as a part of
the state department's exhibit. This, how
ever, is not ascribed to any lack of interest
on the part of the public to see these pre
cious documents, but indicates that they
have neglected to take up the subject and
agitate it with the same zeal that matters
of that kind are usually discussed.
Important Missions Yet Unfilled.
Washington, April 11. Among the im
portant missions yet unfilled are those to
Russia, Italy, Turkey, China, Persia, Bra
zil, Hawaii, the Netherlands and the Ar
gentine Republic Minister Denbv may
be permitted to remain as our representa
tive to the Flowery Kingdom, be having
been appointed by President Cleveland
originally and retained through the Har
rison administration owing to the refusal
of China to receive Henry W. Blair as min
ister. Prince Roland Calls on Herbert.
Washington, April 11. A tall, well
built young man, somewhat inclining to
stoutness, and with nothing Napoleonic
suggested in his appearance, called on Sec
retary Herbert yesterday. He is Prince
Roland Bonaparte, and is visiting America
to collect material for his twenty-fourth
scientific book. Secretary Herbert took
him to see Secretary Gresham, and it is
probable that he will be received unof
ficially by the president today.
Reversed a Ciresham Decision.
Washington, April 11. In a suit brought
by Perry Bros., of Chicago, against the re
ceivers of the Wabash railway, the supreme
court reversesthe decision of Judge Gresham
and holds that the railroad company is not
liable for jewelry contained in a trunk lost
through an accident caused by negligence
on the part of the company, when the com
pany has not been informed of the valua
ble contents f the package.
Change in a Lake Station Light.
Washington, April 11, The light-house
board has given notice that on the opening
of navigation, 1893, the light at Cheboygan
light station, on the mainland opposite
Bois Blanc island, Mich., will be changed
from a fixed white light, varied by a white
flash eveey twenty seconds to a fixed white
light, varied by a white flash every
minute. The order of the light will not be
i Fncle Sam Hears the Facts.
Washington, April 11. United States
Minister Hicks, in n cablegram from Lima,
Peru, dated April 1, locates the scene of the
recent riot at Mollendo. He says the Peru
vian government expresses regret at the
occurrence, has removed the sub-prefect of
the department of Mollendo and will pro
vide proper reparation for the loss of prop
erty. Private Secretary to Carlisle.
Washington, April 11. Secretary Car
lisle has appointed Herman Van Senden,
editor of the Paducah, Ky., Standard, his
private secretary. Mr. Van Senden is SO
years of age, native of Kentucky, and
was appointed on the recommendation of
Murphy's Hoe-Cake Hanqnet.
Washington, April 11. Secretary Mor
ton has received from Special Agent Mur
phy, at Copenhagen, a bill of fare of the
maize banquet. The bill of fare is entitled:
"Economy in food is a nation's wealth."
Return of the President.
Washington, April 11. President Cleve
land, Secretary Gresham and Senator
White, of Louisiana, returned from Wil
mington, Del., yesterday.
A Total Abstinence Life Company Charged
Spkingfikld, Ills., April 11. Within the
next few days Attorney General Moloney
will begin suit in the Cook County cir
cuit court demanding the removal of the
officers of the Total Abstinence Life Associ
ation of America, whose headquarters are
in the Royal Insurance building, Chicago.
If his examination of the affairs and
methods of the company results as he an
ticipates the attorney general will further
ask the court to close np the business and
dissolve the corporation. The reason for
this is alleged loose management. Will
iam F. Singleton, president of the concern,
denies the charges of loose management
and says that though the society is behind
in death claim payments it will be clear of
debt by Aug. 1 next. He claims that the
organization is in a prosperous condition.
He says these charges are the work of
A Scrap or Coal from England.
Boston, April 11. At the Hoosac Tunnel
docks is an immense chunk of coal from
the Wigan Junction colliery, Lancashire,
England. Its weight is 30,332 pounds. It
is an exhibit for the World's fair and is one
of the largest pieces of coal ever taken from
any mine in the world.
CARDINAL AND KING
Two Attempts at Assassination
ONE FOB SLVENGE, ONE BY A CRANK
A Discharged Butler Tries to Murder a
Hungarian Cardinal, and Fatally Wounds
His Secretary King Carlos, or Portugal,
Shot at by a Lunatic Further Debate in
the Commons on Home Rule Infamous
Outrages of Turks on Christian.
BCDA Pesth, April 1 1 Information
with regard to an attempt made yesterday
to assassinate Cardinal Vaszary shows that
the would-be murderer is a married man
of 39 years, formerly engaged in the palace
as butler. The crime was premeditated
and was the result of a wish for revenge
for having been dismissed from his post.
The man not only expressed no regret for
his action, but declared that he would
make another attempt if he could. He had
asked for an interview with the cardinal,
pretending that be wished to plead to be
reinstated in the situation, and the pri
mate, who was a good-natured man, agreed
to see him.
Too Good Nat u red for Safety.
The man was shown in and the cardinal
beard his statement, and told him that he
would transmit it to the officers of the
household. This answer appeared to irri
tate the fellow, who at once drew a knife
from' his pocket, whereupon the cardinal
cried for help and his secretary, Father
Kohl, who happened to be in the room,
ran in front of the assailant and received
five stabs in the left thigh, two of which
are serious. The servants hearing tae
noise came in and secured the assassin,
who was at once taken to prison. Father
Kohl is lying unconscious, and the last
sacraments of the church have been said.
Tried to Perforate King Carlos.
Lisbon, April 1L King Carlos was driv
ing through the Avendia park yesterday
afternoon when a man fired a shot at bis
majesty, which missed. The would-be
assassin was at once arrested, and turned
out to be a man named Levi, who is either
a lunatic or suffering with delirium tre
mens. The incident has no political sig
nificance. DEBATE ON THE HOME RULE BILL.
Plunkett Attacks the Measure Remarks
of Irish Members.
London, April 11. The debate on the
second reading of the home rule bill waxed
warm in the commons last night. Cham
berlain concluded a vigorous assault on the
bill, in which be declared that the bill was
no settlement and challenged the Irish
members to say that they accepted it as
such. McCarthy ridiculed Chamberlain.
As to the bill itself he could not say that
there were not points for amendment, and
Irish members were not satisfied with the
financial clauses, but he and his friends
aecepted it as an honest attempt to settle
the whole nationalist question.
Plunkett Prophesies Ruin.
Plunkett declared that the bill would
bring ruin to Ireland. The bill was espe
cially framed to" stamp out any possibility
of a representation of a minority of the
Irish people. What chance was there, if
the bill became a law, of a final settlement
of the Irish question with nothing to de
Xend upon but the assurance of national
ist members who looked to a home rule
parliament as a training school for men
who, at no distant day, would seek to
make Ireland an independent nation?
Threat of William Redmond.
William Redmond said that if the bill
were not passed the Irish members would
continue to come to this house and pre
vent the business of the country from be
ing done. There was no alternative to the
bill, which was a wise and necessary meas
ure. He was certain that the opposition to
home rule on the part of Ulster would
vanish when it was found that no injustice
would be done by the Irish parliament, and
there would be no disturbance in Ulster,
for the Irish parliament would not inter
fere with any man's religion.
The Unspeakable Turk.
London, April 11. Advices from Con
stantinople are to the effect that it is a
common occurrence for Turks to kidnap
Christian girls and dispose of them to the
owners of harems. If the relatives and
friends of the girls attempt to regain them
they are met with the statement that the
girls have embraced Mehammedism, and
this, as a rule, ends the matter so far as
the Armenians are concerned. The
Christians are ridiculed and subjected to
gross outrag'-s, and if they object to that
treatment they find themselves arrested on
.trumped up charges and always found
Another Show for the Fair.
Vienna, April 11. A company is being
formed here to bring over to the Chicago
exhibition a company of twenty-five young
ladies having exceptionally small feet. Up
to now a dozen young women have been
engaged for the purpose. Among them is
a very pretty girl from Hamburg, whose
feet measure not quite 18 centimeters
about 1i inches.
Made A n Important Discovery.
BERLIN, April 11. Dr. Haffkine has
written from India to the Russian papers
that" he has conquered cholera by his inoc
ulation metbod. He says that he has in-
oculatad 100 persons with positive results
and promises to give his method to the
world on his return from India.
John Devoy writes that the dispatch
from New York representing him as the
head of an Irish revolutionary society is
false so far as it refers to him.
Lukins & Co., lumber dealers at Phila
delphia, have failed, with liabilities of 170,
Rev. Henry Martyn Scudder is dying at
bis borne in inchester, Mass., from
Obituary: At. Charleston, S. C. ex-Gov
ernor A. G. McGrath, aged 80; at Paris,
France, ex-Mimster De Parieu, aged 78;
Admiral Francois Edmund Paris, aged 87;
at Geneva, Alphonse L. P. P. Decandolle,
the botanist, aged 87; at Muskegon, Mich.,
Ferdinand Weller, publisher of the Morn
ing News, aged 55; at Rochester, N. Y
Owen G. Gaffney, aged 69; at Desplaines,
Ills., Christopher Haverly, aged 65; at Pas
adena, Cal., alter Houston, of Burling
Miss Minnie Fish, an instructor of vocal
music at the Tourgee Conservatory at Chi
cago, and Bennett Griffin, a violinist at
the same place, were married at Milwau
kee 'at the bedside of the bride's father,
Professor S. L. 1 ish, who is critically ill.
Martial law has been declared iu the
provinces of Santiago, Valparaiso and
Aconcagua, Chili. Disorders arising from
the cabinet crisis led to the issuing of the
Rev. Dean P. J. O'Reilly, pastor of St.
Patrick's church, Danville,lll. ,b .. .-en ap
pointed vicar general of the Peoria dio
Washington dispatches say that Daniel
Morgan, of Connecticut, is to be appointed
U nited States treasurer.
During the last week prairie fires have
done great damage west of the Missouri
river in South Dakota, and losses to st ck-
men aggregate an important item.
An opal weighing more than 500 carats,
the product of an Idaho mine, has been
brought to Boise City.
Two street cars collided at St. Louis and
eight Italians were severely hurt.
The Kansas drouth is broken, but ap
parently too late for wheat prospects.
Destructive forest fires west of the Scioto
river, in Ross, Pike and Adams counties,
Ohio, where no rain of any consequence
had fallen for a month, were effectually
quenched by a heavy down-pour.
The members so far.elected to the Rhode
Island legislature are forty-one Republi
cans and forty-one Democrats, and twenty
six seats remain to be filled by elections
the present week. Upon the result of these
elections depends the complexion of the
legislature and the choice of state officers,
there having been no election by the
The Festivities at Hampton Roads.
NOKFOLK, Va., April 11. The final pro
gramme arranged by the Hampton Roads
naval rendezvous committee provides for
opening the local celebration at Norfolk on
the evening of Monday, April IV, by a free
excursion for school children to see the ves
sels assembled for the naval review. The
bicycle contests have been postponed from
Monday until Tuesday, the ISth, and on
the same day an amateur rowing regatta
will be held.
Good Reason to Change His Name.
Beklin, April 11. While Ahlwardt is
delivering lectures in Dresden and in the
country districts of Saxony another anti-
! Semite has appeared on the scene here who,
' if vrtccffila nvfla Alilirftnlf TViia Ynan
calls himself Schrenuogen, but his real
name is Schweinhagen, which literal'y
translated means "pigs pen." "No won
der," say the Liberal papers, "that the gen
tleman has changed his name."
Rig Claim of Negro Masons.
St. Paul, April 11. John G. Jones, a
thirty-third degree Mason of Chicago, and
one of the leading colored Masons of Amer
ica, is in the city and organized a consistory
of the t hirty-second degree Sunday night.
He delivered at the hall an address on the
origin and legal status of Masonry among
colored men in the United States,claiming
that they were the only legal body of Ma
sons in this country.
now ro you xo
v hen you buy
shoes or cloth
ing t Dont
you go to the
place ( if you
can find it)
where they tell
you that" you
may wear the
X articles out.
ana men, u
you're not satisfied, they'll refund the
money? Why not do the same when
yoa buy medicine?
Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery
Is sold on that plan. It's the only blood
purifier so certain and effective that it
can be guaranteed to benefit or cure. In
every case, or you have your money
It's not like the ordinary spring medi
ciues or sarsaparillas. All the year round,
it cleanses, builds up, and invigorates the
system. If you're bilious, ruu-down, or
dyspeptic, or" have any blood-taint, noth
ing can equal it as a remedy.
Terrible State of Affairs In Russia.
Moscow, April 11. The people of Chad-
rinsk are dying in great numbers from
famine. Many whole families can be seen
lying on the roofs of their cottages too
weak to get food and simply waiting to
Minister Lincoln to Return Home Soon.
London, April 11. The Hon. Robert T.
Lincoln, American minister; will sail for
the United States on April 22, leaving
Secretary White in charge of the legation
until the arrival of Mr. Bayard.
Troops Ordered to Antlers.
Chicago, April 11. Company A, Thb
teenth infantry, in command of Captain
John B. Guthrie, has been ordered from
Fort Reno, O. T., to the scene of the In
dian troubles in the Choctaw country by
General Mill . No orders were given to
Captain Guthrie, as he is instructed simply
to preserve peace and protect life. '
Better Have Taken That 100,000.
Beatrice, Neb., April 11. The 1 famous
trotting stallion Lebasco died ! Sunday
night of laryngitis. :. His owner, J. G.
Ladd. had refused an offer of dOD.UOO for
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