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JONES ft JACKSON. Publishers.
THE WORLD AT LARGE.
Summary of the Daily Nowa
A DANOKKOUS counterfeit of tho $20
United States silver certificate has been
discovered. Tho note is of the series
of 1801, check letter B. Tho most no
tlceablo defect Is In the treasury num
bers, which, although of Rood color,
are too heavy and out of alignment,
Tho paper is good and the slllc threads
of the genuine are cleverly imitated
by pen and ink lines on tho back of
the counterfeit note
International, quarantino of cattle
is to bo abolished between Canada 'and
the United Stale and rigid inspection
put in force between tho two countries.
This Associated press sent out a dis
patch from Washington on th,e 13th
positively announcing that President
elect McKinley had tendered to Sena
tor Sherman tho state portfolio and
that tho senator had accepted It and
would bo tho premier of the incoming
Tire administration at Washington
has concluded to name allotting agents
at onco for tho Wichita reservation,
but it was expressly btated that no at
tempt would be mudo to open the res
ervation, as that was going to be left
for the incoming administration to do.
United States Mimstkh. Willis
died recently at Honolulu of a severe
cold contracted in San Francisco before
returning to tho Hawaiian islands.
The civil service commission has is
sued a revised schedule of examinations
and 'instructions to applicants for the
first six months of tho year 1807. The
commission cautions all applicants to
file their applications a considerable
time in advance of the examinations in
order to pi-event delays.
i cii:ni:kai, news.
Tom Lowe, 20 years of age, jailed at
..Denison, Tex., on a charge of disposing
-of mortgaged property, has made a
confession in writing that ho is the
htisband of 10 wives, all of whom he
has married within the last eight
Owino to the pollution of LakeMich
igan, Chicago's water supply, the board
of education has directed that the sup
ply of drinking water in the 253 public
behools of the city be bhut off until
further notice. The order was imme
diately put into effect.
The Cuban League of tho United
States, a New York dispatch says, has
decided to bend a special envoy to Cuba
to investigate and report upon the
present status of tho war. ,
J William M. Hoe was legally hanged
' nt Xapa, Cal., on the 15th for the mur
der of a woman.
Gov. 15UDD, of California, declared
tho 10th a legal holiday to celebrate
the defeat of the Pacific railroad fund
ing bill in tho national house of rep
resentatives. While nine fishermen belonging to
Menekaunec, Mich., were tending their
nets on the ice on Green bay on the
15th, the ice parted from the shore and
was carried rapidly out into Lake
Michigan. It was thought the fisher
men wero doomed to perish and their
wives and children spent the night on
the beach weeping.
Uhadstiikkt's agency reports 478 busi
ness failures in the United States for
tho week ended the 15th against 412 for
the corresponding week of last year.
Tin: immense mills of the Fox Paper
Co., at Crcscentville, O., were destroyed
by liro on the night of the 14th. Loss,
estimated at S150.000.
The New York Herald on the 14th
fctatcd that Cornelius N. Miss, who had
conditionally accepted the secretary
ship of tho navy under the incoming
administration, had informed Maj. Mc
Kinley that ho felt compelled to de
cline the honor on account of business
and domestic reasons.
At tho national convention of the
United Mine Workers nt Columbus, O.,
on tho 14th John A. Cairns, cx-presl-,
dent, was expelled from tho -union for
making an attack on President Penna,
whose official acts were unanimously
indorsed by tho convention. A propo
sition for levying 25 cents per capita
jcr month for a defense- fund was re
ferred to a special committee.
The Tom Boy gold mine of San Mi
guel county, Col., has passed into tho
hands of the Rothschild syndicate. It
is recognized as one of the richest gold
mines in the United States.
The president of tho Trades and La
bor union at St. Louis recently estimat
ed that fully 20,000 men were out of
work in that city.
It was said to be understood that
Fresldcnt-olect McKinley had practi
cally decided upon James Wilson, of
Iowa, for secretary of agriculture.
It was estimated that tho famine In
India will cost the Indian treasury
from 820,000,000 to 830,000,000. Millions
will bo sufferers to tho end of March.
The dowager empress of Japan died
on the 13th of lung disease, aged 04.
John C KrooNKB was unanimously
nominated for United States senator
"by the republican joint legislative
caucus at Madison, Wis., on tho 13th.
Geokqk Kile, a Menomonie, Wis.,
bookkeeper, killed tilmself by placing
his head under the wheels of a locomo
tive. Domestic troubles and a short
age were the causes.
TwKirrv men, disguised oswhitccaps,
took J. J. Brooks, who has a wife and
family in another place, out of a house
in Stapleton, Pa., where ho was living
with another man's wife, and cowhided
him till he begged for mercy and then
marched him out of town.
One man was killed and two Injured,
ono fatally, by a tail-end collision be
tween two sections of a southbound
freight train at Sinking creek water
tank in Kentucky. The second section
crashed into the first section while It
wns taking water at the tank.
OtATiiKit & IlAVEmiiLT.'s heavy dry
goods warehouses at Montreal, Can.,
were destroyed by fire. Loss, $300,000;
J. L. McCleaiiy met death in a horri
ble manner at Corning, O., recently.
He was engaged in shooting a well and
several quarts of nitroglycerin which
wero in a wagon exploded and tore his
body into shreds. The wagon was
wrecked and the horses killed. A sud
den jar caused the explosion.
Jim Hall and Steve O'Donnell have
been matched to box 20 rounds before
tho Greater New -York Athletic club,
The boys' wing of Buckncr's orphans'
home, near Dallas, Tex., was destroyed
by fire on the night of the 15th and five
boys perished in the flames, three of
them being tho matron's sons.
Fihe at Marbert, Pa., has destroyed
the famous old stone barn opposite the
Gen. Wayne hotel, which has been a
landmark for more than a century.
Gen. Washington's troops were quar
tered there once during the revolution.
Five persons wero seriously injured
and about SO others were more or less
cut and bruised on the 11th by n street
car in Pittsburgh, Pa., running away
down a steep grade and dashing into a
The New York Press claimed to have
received news through private chan
nels that Gen. Gomez had stormed and
captured the important city of Santa
Clara on January 0, and was moving
on Havana with 18,000 men.
Caspar W. Whitxev, of New York
city, filed suit at Perry, Ok., asking
that his wife's divorce decree, which
was granted in the territory a year
ago, be set aside on the grounds that
she was not a bona fide resident of the
territory. Mrs. Anna C Whitney, one
of Xew York's foremost society women,
after three month's stay, filed suit
alleging 00 days' bona fide residence,
and next day after the decree was
granted she left the territory and went
back to New York city. Since that
time she has wedded another.
Internal revenue officers captured a
complete underground distilling plant
en the 14th at a Jewish settlement in
Cumberland county, N. J. Two moon
shiners were arrested and the whisky
William Ferguson and James Mc
Kcnna were found dead in a room of a
New York hotel on the 14th, having
been asphyxiated by illuminating gas.
A train was wrecked near Sclota,
111., through a broken rail. It left the
track and plunged down an embank
ment. The engineer was probably fa
tally hurt. Several other persons were
also moit: or less injured. The wreck
then took fire, but was soon extin
guished. A Chicago dispatch of tho 13th stated
that express and railroad managers
had sent letters to train guards in
structing them to shoot nnd kill in
every case where robbery was tho in
tent of any one interfering with the
runnlnsr of a train and a reward of 500
was held out for every robber shot but
not killed and $1,000 for every robber
Five children wero drowned in St.
Louis on the 12th through skating on
James F. Ginns. of the Norwalk (0.)
Reflector, is being boomed for public
printer dnder McKinley.
The excitement attendant upon the
rich gold discoveries made In the Rag
ged Top district, near Lead, S. D., con
tinued unabated on tho 11th. A
pocket of ore was uncovered at a depth
of 100 feet in tho Daisy shaft, which
assayed over $24,000 to tho ton. Three
rival towns had sprung up in the
region of tho discoveries and their
growth bordered on the marvelous.
People were rushing to them In droves.
Chief Siqwart. of the police pepart
ment of Omaha, Neb., has Instructed
his secretary to open a set of books for
tho purposo of promoting the matri
monial craft, and in future all requests
for matrimonial correspondents ad
dressed to the department will be prop
erly tabulated, filed and exhibited to
thoso who are looking for something
of the kind. Everything is to be con
ducted in strict confidence.
Three masked robbers went to the
home of David Culbertson, a wealthy
farmer, near Wadsworth, O., nnd de
manded money. Mr. Culbertson gave
them $75, all he had in the house. The
robbers thought moro was concealed
in tho house, and pulled off Miss Cul
bertson's clothing and, with heated
irons, tortured her in the hope of draw
fcig from her tho supposed hiding place
of the money. Sho finally fainted and
the robbers left
The fourth annual Oklahoma legis
lative assembly convened at Guthrie
on the 12th.
The np'pearance of a spot on the sun
has caused a panic araontr the negroes
of Alachua, Levy and Lafayette coun
ties in Florida and It was reported
spreading to other counties on tho
18th. The blacks believed. tho spot to
be a sign of the near approach of the
Judgment day and tlueywore singing,
prayinir and confessing their sins in
Senator Sherman visited Maj. Mc
Kinley at Canton, O., on the 15th and
after ,tho conference told an Associated
press representative that he had ac
cepted the secretaryship of state in tho
Eugene Beronson and wife entered
police headquarters at Detroit, Mich.,
qp the 14th and confessed that Beron
son had in 1804 embezzled $5,000 from
the Akron & Canton Stone Co., whose
Chicago manager he then was. Tho
woman fainted during her husband's
A tarty of masked men went to tho
home of a merchant near Macon, Ga.,
and demanded his money. He attempt
ed to defend himself and tho would-be
robbers fired at him and killed his wife.
There wns great rejoicing at Perry,
Ok., and vicinity over the news of the
passage of the free homes bill, the peo
ple celebrating by shooting off their
guns and blowing whistles.
William Friend, a young farmer
near Bedford, la., was recently arrested
on the charge of poisoning his young
wife. Indignation over tho crime ran
high and there was tall: of lynching.
The official returns showed that up
to the ovenlng of tho 13th there were
3,304 cases of the bubonic plague in
Bombay and 2,350 deaths from the dis
ease. Many corpses have been found
in the streets and there was often
difficulty in burying the dead, through
want of help.
Gi:n. Carlos Roi.orr, .secretary of
war of the Cuban republic, was ar
rested at New York on a warrant sworn
out by tho Spanish consul, in which
the general was charged with a viola
tion of the neutrality laws in connec
tion with an alleged filibustering ex
pedition to Cuba.
Thomas C. Platt was named as tho
republican candidate for United States
senator at Albany, N. Y., on the 14th
by a vote of 147 to 7 for Joseph H.
John P. Altoklb, the retiring gov
ernor of Illinois, had prepared a fare
well address and it had been given a
place, on the printed programme for
the Inauguration of Gov. Tanner nt
Springfield on the 11th, but for soma
reason he was not allowed to deliver
it, which created some confusion,
as considerable interest was man
fested in what Gov. Altgcld would
At Fountain Park, near Columbus,
O., a train on the 13th killed Fred
Donley and MInne Reed, badly Injured
Lizzie Reed and killed their horse and
smashed tho busrgy.
Four men were blown to pieces at
Ward, a small mining camp 20 miles
from Boulder, f'ol. They had been
di-iUing some holes and, were proceed
ing to fill them with giant powder
when the explosion happened. It was
thought they must hive dropped tho
box containingtho powder. It was
impossible to join tho remains of tho
victims, as they were in shreds and un
recognizable. The conference of business interests
on tho leform of our monetary system
commenced at Indianapolis, Intl., on
the 12th, about 330 delegates belnj
The loss of life nt tho fire at tho
uckner orphans' home at Dallas, Tex.,
was greater than nt first reported.
When tho ruins had cooled enough
search was made and, instead of five
bodies being discovered, 10 were found.
J. A. It. Elliott, of Kansas City, Mo.,
defeated J. 1). Gay, the crack pigeon
shot of the south in a 100-blrd match at
Pine Grove, Ky., on the 10th. Elliott
killed 08 and Gay 00 out of 100.
Jack Evkiihaiidt, of New Orleans,
knocked out Billy Ernst, of Brooklyn,
in the 12th round at New York on the
10 th. The men were announced to go
15 rounds at 137 pounds.
Wo men in a wagon crossed the
Teificy Central track near Hopewell,
N. Y., on the 10th and were killed by a
local train running into the wagon.
The train wns delayed a short time,
when the fast B. & O. express dashed
into the local train, splitting the local's
last car in two and setting two others
on fire. The baggage master on the
local was probably fatally hurt and
about a score of passengers were in
jured. Late on the night of the 10th tramps
took possession of Newkirk, Ok., nnd
saloons were robbed of money, whisky
and beer and private residences entered
and many things taken. Five of the
tramps were arrested.
On the night of the 10th George P.
Beauvais was waylaid and robbed by
a negro at Whitccastle, La. Before
midnight the highwayman was ar
rested, identified by his victim and
jailed nnd the next morning the negro's
body wns found dangling from a tree,
the coroner's verdict being "death by
hanging, at the hands of some unknown
Five children broke through the ice
at North Leominster, Mass., on tho
10th nnd were drowned.
A gang of a dozen highwaymen held
up an emigrant train going south from
Missouri in the Creek nation in the In
dian territory on the 17th nnd robbed
them of eery thing they had. Some of
the emigrants identified tho leader of
the desperadoes as being George Tay
lor, the escaped murderer of the Meeks
family. Posses were organized at Guth
rie, Ok., to locate the gang.
Two children 'and a nleco of John D.
Reynolds wero discovered dead in n
tenement house at Roxbury, Mass.,
shortly after he arose on the morning
of the 17th( the three having been buf
located by .gas, carelessness . or igno
rance In using t'ts fixture being the
THE SAME POLICY.
Cleveland's Cuban Ideas Will Be
Followed by MoKinloy.
Sherman Bays Plainly That There Will
Be No American Interference lias
Faith In Canovat' Autonomy
Bchemo for Settlement.
PiTTSRUROii.Pa., Jan. 10. ThoCuban
policy of the McKinley administration
will differ very little from thnt which
has been laid down by President Cleve
land nnd his secretary of state. This
statement is based on remarks made to
a reporter by tho man who will bo
premier of the next administration,
Senator John Sherman, at the Union
depot yesterday evening. The veteran
statesman was on his way back to
Washington from Ccnton, where he
had had a conference with Mr. Mc
Kinley, and had accepted the portfolio
of state in his cabinet. After stating
that his position in the next cabinet
had been determined. Senator Sher
man said in answer to a question: "I
think the United States government
should not interfere with the Cuban
war, either to aid in its settlement, or
do anything which would make a
peaceful government of the island a
charge on this country. I understand
on high authority that Prime Minister
Canovas has outlined a programmo of
governmental reform which will be ap
plied both in Spain and Cuba. These
reforms will give the Cubans practical
autonomy and will, I hope, settle the
FIVE BOYS BURNED.
Terrible Death of Inmate of an Orphans
Home in Dallas, Tex.
Dli.A8, Tex., Jan. 10. At a Into
hour last night the boys' wing of tho
Buckncr's orphans' home, five miles
from this city, was destroyed by fire.
Five boys perished in the flames, three
of them being the matron's sons, nnd
several others were burned. Before
Mrs. Britton, the hoys' matron, had
been in bed n short time she detected
smoke, nnd immediately arose to inves
tigate. Even the floor under her feet
was almost too hot to stand on. Per
ceiving this, she immediately raised
the alarm and runners were sent to nil
the rooms to alarm the children and
get them out of the building as
quickly as possible. In her anxiety
to get the children out she neglected
to assist those who were in her
room. After seeing a large percent
age of the children had been removed
from tho building, and that others
would be out in a few minutes, she sud
denly remembered her own children,
and, running to the room, endeavored
to rescue them. She was too late, how
ever, the fire had already entered her
own room, and, although she fought
the flames with desperate zeal, she was
compelled to retreat with tho affrighted
cries of her children ringing in her
ears, knowing they were doomed to
death. The building, w 1th all its fur
niture, vi as destroyed. The loss Is not
BRADSTREET'S TRADE REVIEW.
Wholcsalo Merchants llrport NoN'otlccabln
Cliango In Uuslness Featured The Fail
ure. New York, Jan. 10. Bradstreet'a
Except for a few southern cities, as reported
la.st weel;. Mtiolcsalo merchants throughout
tho country report no notlceabloilmnrolntrado
feature! nnd few. It any, Indications ot improt c
ment lu tho near future. Mercantile collec
tions continue slow and moderate. Some job
bers ut Chicago, St. Louis, Llaltlmoro and other
larpo cities report increased demand for dry
poods, hats, shoes, hardware and gro
ceries for spring delivery, but that In
other lines of business Is very dull.
Dealers In staples at cities In
Texas, Louisiana, Oeorcla, Tennessee nnd
South Carolina report n better demand for
hnrdwnro and agricultural supplies, compared
with last week. Somo Haltlmoro salesmen nro
securing relatively fair orders. There has been
no revival In tcxtllo circles, except Increased
purchases of wool at Boston by some ot the
Prices this week show advances for leather,
pork, lard, petroleum and cotton, while de
creases are reported In prices In hides, wheat,
corn, colTee, pi? iron and steel billets. No
chance Is reported in quotations for coal, lum
ber, flour, oats, sugar, print cloths and wool.
Iron and steel hare not met with the increased
demand expected, while sugar nnd codec prices
havo been affected by competition among lead
Thore have been 478 business failures in tho
United States this week, compared with 483
Ust weolt, 41S the second week of January,
1890, 37if In the like week of 1893, and as com
pared with 404 in the corresponding period ot
BIG TRADE BALANCE.
United States Exports In 1800 Were 8311,
000,000 Greater Than Imports.
Washington, Jan. 10. The exports
of domestic merchandise during De
cember wore 8110,128,334 and for the
yenr 8980,871,250. This is a gain of
about 825,052,000 for tho mouth, as
compared with December, 1895, and a
gain for the year of 8179,128,000. The
imports of merchandise during Decem
ber amounted to $57,956,009, and for
the year 8680,550,223. Of the amount
for the year 8321,051,620 was free of
duty and 8358,004,707 was dutiable. Tho
gain for the month is about
84,200,000 and the loss for the.
year is about 8121,113,000. Tho exports
of gold during December amounted
to 8405,850 and tho imports of 82,572,271.
For the year the exports aggregated
850,742,844 and tho imports 8102,700,438.
The silver exports during December
amounted tp 80,819,545 and the imports
B1,279,S01. During tho year the exports
amounted to S63,029,330 and tho im
ports 312,504,577. Tho excess of mer
chandise, gold and silver exports over
Imports for the year was almost 8311,'
B"BHMBaMp'awMHaavavMHmnaMMMMnatf "r WJK "-.
Is dangerous. We require heat. We need pure,.
warm, nourishing blood to keep us warm ana.
guard against sickness. Good blood It given by
The best In fact the Ono True Blood Purifier.
Hnnd'Q Pille or the only pills to takei
UUUU S f 1I1S wlth Hood's Sarsaparilla.
lie Was Bare.
"Drummers" sometimes called com
mercial travelers are like ministers
and doctors, fond of chaffing each
"I've a great story to tell you, boys,"'
said a drummer to a group in the cor
ridor of the Iroquois last night. "I
don't think any of you ever heard me
tell it before."
"Is It a really good story?" asked one
of the party, doubtlngly.
"It certainly is."
"Then I'm sure yon never told it be
fore." Buffalo Times.
To Get Oat of the Way
When trouble is coming, is obviously the
part of common sense. An obstruction of
the bowels is a serious obstacle to health.
To get this out of tho way Is an easy matter
with the thorough laxative, Hostettcr's
Stomach Bitters, which, although it affords
relief, novcr prlpes and convulses like a.
drastic purgative. Dyspepsia, malarial, kid
ney nnd rheumatic ailments and nervous
ness j lcld to this genial family medicine
TunaE seems to be no thin? people enjoy
talking about so much as a married couple
that don't get along very well. Washing
The Most Unique Calendar of the Season
Has just been issued by the Lake Shore &
Mfoblgan Southern Ry. Copy can be se
cured by sending six cents In stamps to
cover postage, to A. J. Smith, G. P. A.,.
TnEiiE is an unwritten law among women,
that no woman should go further from
home than two blocks with a shawl over
Fits stopped free and permanently cured.
No tits after first day's use of Dr. Kline's
Great Nerve Restorer. Free $2 trial bottle &
treatise. Du. Kline. 933 Arch st-.l'lilla., Pa.
Good breeding is doing nothing needless
ly that ono thinks will hurt or displease
others. N. Y. Weekly.
A si'iMix may cripple but St. Jacobs Oil
will cure it before it can. It cures.
Evertonc who doesn't havo to light the
fires In tho morning preaches against using'
coal oil for that purpose.
Piso's Cure for Consumption relieves tho
most obstinate couprhs. IIev. D. Bucn
muclixu, Lexington, Mo., Feb. 24, '94.
Innxs nro a capital that bear interest only
in tho hands of taleut. N". Y. Weekly.
Sonn nnd stiff from cold; don't wait and
suffer; use St. Jacobs Oil and get cuied.
Some very trifling people aro well posted
on Scripture Washington Democrat.
Jl'st try a 10c. box of Cascarcts candy ca-tbarlic,lincstllvcraudbouclrcgulatoi-mado-
We all llko to put off disasrceablo jobs 03
long us possible. Washington Democrat.
Use St. Jacobs Oil nnd say to rheumatisms
"Will see you later."
Ocr happiness Is but an unhapplncssmoro
or less consoled N. Y. Weekly.
The longer a woman has been married tho
larger a dollar grows to her.
A w oma'J sharpens a pencil pigcontocd.
Use St. Jacobs Oil promptly and freely
and say good-bjo to neuralgia.
mother who with
her mantle de
fended the body
of her child from
birds of prey is
a perfect type of
all times and
among all peo
ple. To protect
from harm is the
instinct of moth
erhood. Modern moth
ers are coming to
the best protec
tion they can
give their chil-
.-, V MI
dents of life is to transmit to them an.
abundance of natural health and hardihood.
But a mother cannot confer health and.
strength upon her offspring unless she has
it in some measure herself.
Prospective mothers should know that
Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription is a sci
entific medicine, which gives perfect health.
and strength to the special organs con
cerned in motherhood.
Taken early during the expectant time, it
makes the coining of baby entirely safe and.
nearly painless. It insures cheerfulness
and recuperative energy to the mother and
constitutional vigor to the child.
It is the only perfect and positive specific
for all weaknesses and diseases of the femi
Mrs. F. H. Forgey. or Cants, Keyapaha Co,,
Nb., writes: I write to you again concerning
my daugther, Mrs. D. BUHnga. She has taken
two bottles of 'Favorite Prescription. She
thinks the medidne did her a world of good.
She was confined the isth or February. Was sick '
but a short time-and has a io pouud daughter.
Got along nicely afterward. Looks good. com.
plexion looks clear, and she says she never fcl