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JONES & JACKSON. Publishers.
THE WOULD AT LARGE
Summary of the Daily News.
Ex-Quekn Lh.iuokai.ani, of the Ha
waiian islands, called on President
Cleveland at the will to houso on tho
25th. Tho interview lasted about 20
minutes. Not a word was said about
her restoration to the throne.
The national board of trade con
vened at Washington on tho 2(!th and
re-elected Frederick Frnley, of Phila
delphia, president. He is 03 years of
ago and has been president since its
organization. Resolutions were passed
indorsing the Anglo-American arbitra
tion treaty and asking tho senates to
approve tho treaty.
Pr.rsiDKXT-ELECT McKiNLKV has writ
ten a lettcrUo tho committeo having
charge of tho arrangements for tho
inaugural ball deprecating the expend
iture of $30,000 on tho affair in tho
faco of the hard times and suggesting
that SJ5.000 of the amount bo devoted
to alleviating the wretchedness in tho
great cities of tho United States, 515,
000 to relievo tho horrors of the plague
and famine in India and 810,000 to pro
vide foo(l and shelter for the persecuted
Postmaster-Gexf.ral Wilson has
made public the statement of postal
receipts for the quarter ended Decem
ber SI, lfeOfl, as compared with tho re
ceipts of tho corresponding period of
1895, which shows a decrease of about
830,000. Of 30 ofiiccs only 13 show an
increase, w hile 17 show a decrease.
CoiiPTROLLEit Eckels, of the treasury
department, on the 2Sth gave his view s
upon the financial condition of the
country to tho house committee on
banking and currency, several bills in
troduced by members of the house hav
ing been referred to him for his judg
ment. GENERAL NEWS.
The semi-centennial of the New York
Academy of Medicine was celebrated
on the 29th, President Cleveland mak
ing the principal address.
"Tin: Tufflb&y Hl.ue in Colorado was
bought on the 29th by the Rothschilds,
of London. Within the past two years
they have invested 8150,000,000 in Amer
ican mining property,
r AT a meeting of coffin manufacturers
at Chicago on tho 29th the old trust
was reorganized and an agreement
was reached to advance the price of
caskets 10 to 20 per cent.
A combination of plug tobacco man
ufacturers Is one of the latest proposed.
The plan was put into shape at Chi
cago at tho recent meeting of the
Wholesale Grocers' association of I1U
liols. Alice ITill, a blind woman, while
groping her way across a room in her
house at Columbus, O., came in contact
-with the stove, which set her clothes
on fire and she was burned to death.
Her aged mother was also badly burned,
in trying to save her.
The 29th was President-elect McKIn
ley's 54th birthday.
Gov. Sadleii signed tho bill on iho
29th permitting glove contests in Ne
vada, thus insuring tho Corbett-Fitz-Bimmons
fight for that state.
Ed Hendeuson and his nephew quar
reled in a machine shop at Charleston,
111., on the 29th and one used n monkey
Wrench and the other a hammer. One
was reported dead and the other dying.
The tugboat Myrtlo exploded her
boiler at Turnbull's island, La., and
tho fireman was blown into the river
and a deck hand fatally injured.
The body of a tramp was found
frozen in the reservoir pond of the
wool scouring works at East Wey
mouth, Mass. No one knew how long
it had been there and it had to
be chopped out with axes.
Eaiu. Anderson, of Wabash, Ind.,
developed a clearly defined case of
trichinosis through eating sausage and
the worst results wcro feared.
At Dundee, Ind., Joseph Boxwett, 25
year old, shot Miss Ora Brotherton, 10
years old, in tho temple, and then fired
a bullet into his own heud, killing him
self instantly. It was a case of unre
The bill to permit glovo contests has
passed both houses of the Nevada leg
islature and Dan Stuart has announced
that tho Corbett-Fitzimmons fight will
occur in that state.
C. K. Rash, of Wayne, Neb., mur
dered his wife and three children.
When tho sheriff reached the house tho
dead bodies of Mrs. Rash and her ten-
year-old son lay on the floor, frightfully
gashed, and the two younger children
lay dead on their beds with their heads
mashed to a jelly. It was supposed
that Rash's mind had become unbal
anced as the result of the excitement of
attending a revival meeting.
Fire destroyed almost tho entire
business portion of tho town of Center-
burg, O., on tho 28tli.
Mrs. John Shaw, of Aurora, 111.,
while in a state of temporary insanity,
administered arsenic to her two young
boys and herself. They were all re
ported in u. critical condition.
The family of tho Madisons at Jcf
fcrsonvlllc, Ind., ato some apples for
bupper and soon after they were all
taken ill and three of tho children
have died and tho others were in a
dangerous condition. It was thought
the apples contained strychnine. ..
Gertrude Palmer died at Mamaro
neck, N. Y., on tho 29th, making tho
third victim of Arthur Palmer's frenzy,
he having previously killed his mother
and brother. Tho sheriff left for St.
Louis, where Arthur Palmer had been
A dispatch to the New York Sun on
the 29th stated that tho Cuban insur
gents were fighting near Havana, an
engagement having taken place a few
days ago at Managua U$ which they de
feated the Spanish troops and captured
a groat quantity of guns and ammuni
tion. The Patton seminary, a boarding
school for girls at Oak Cliff, Tex., was
destroyed by fire on the night of the
2Sth. About 40 girls were in the build
ing and they lost all their effects and
had to be taken in closed carriages to
The failures in the United States for
tho week ended the 29th (Bradstrect's
report) were 320, being a decrease of
103 from the previous week and of 07
from the corresponding week of last
Henry Heitfeld, populist, was on
the 28th elected United States senator
at Boise, Ida., to succeed Senator Du
bois. The vote stood: Heitfeld, 80;
Dubois, 30; T. F. Nelson, 1. Heitfeld;
was born in St. Louis and lived in Sen
eca, Kan., from 1870 to 18S2.
Joseph Smith, head of the Latter
Day Saints church, arrived in Atch
ison, Kan., on the 28th to unite all Lat
ter Day Saints factions in the city with
the reorganized church. Smith is
working to unite all factions of Lat
ter Day Saints in the United States,
including the followers of Brigham
At the Georgia mine, near Fleming
ton, W. Va., by an accident on a coal
incline railway, 30 men were thrown
from a car, and one was killed, two
others were fatally and eight seriously
As the result of a misplaced switch,
an engine drawing a train of empty
cars collided with a loaded passenger
train on the Brooklyn elevated rail
road on the night of the 23th. One per
son was killed and five were Injured,
one perhaps fatally. Tho engino and
the forward car of the loaded train top
pled over into the street 20 feet below.
Lyman J. Oaoe, of Chicago, visited
Maj. McKinley at Canton, 0., on the
23th. Mr. Gago was tendered the
poit.'ollo of the treasury department
at Wasn.'.ifrton nnd accepted it.
A concurrent resolution was
adopted by both branches of the South
Carolina legislature calling CZ tb-e
United States senate to promptly rati
fy the treaty of arbitration with Great
Eleven men were injured, one, Louis
Fogler, probably fatally, by an explo
sion in a coal mine at Foster, la.
Sam Boi kin, a carpenter, was over
come by smoke and burned to death in
a fire at his boarding house at Yoakum,
Arnold Tkeutiiart, a farmer, was
found, froze" to death near his home at
The Kansas City Live Stock exchange
adopted a resolution on the 20th
strongly urging Secretary Coburn, of
the Kansas stato board of agriculture,
for secretary of agrioulturo in Presi
dent McKinley's cabinet.
The Star furnace at Jackson, O.,
turned on the 20th and two workmen
lost their lives.
A sledding party of about 20 persons
from Tyrone, Pa., was precipitated over
a stono wall about six miles from that
place. The party was mostly made up
of young people. A special train con
veyed to the scene of tho catastrophe
all the -doctors in Tyrone. Several
persons w ero found to be seriously in
jured, having their arms and legs
broken and bleeding from wounds.
John BoHANNON and C. Robinson
were waylaid by George and Burgess
Lee, brothers, and murdered in Haber
sham county, Pa.
The first steps have been taken at
Omaha, Neb., for 'the consolidation of
nil the German turners between the
Mississippi river and the Rocky moun
tains into one big association lor hom
ing a grand tournament at Omaha
while the exposition is being held.
Eight business houses were destroyed
by fire at Tom Bean Tex., recently.
A section hand on tho Mobile & Ohio
railroad at Beech Ridge, 111., was found
frozen to death the other morning.
The Colonial express on the Consoli
dated road struck and killed five men
at East Norwalk, Conn., on the 27th.
Tho men had been working on the
track and stepped out of the way of
one train directly in front of tho ex
press. Seven firemen and two spectators
wcro badly hurt by the walls falling
and the roof collapsing at a fire at tho
Williams block in Chicago on the 20th.
Total loss, 8380,000.
Anson Greoory was on tho 25th or
dered by tho coroner's jury at Gales
burg, 111., to be committed to jail for
tho murder of his wife. While drunk,
he beat her to death while holding her
Dn a stove. There was somo talk of
A man, supposed to be a hunter, was
found frozen to death near Prairie du
Chlen, Wis., on tho 25th. It was sup
posed ho got lost in the blirzard.
The first thing tho Oklahoma legis
lature did on the 25th was to slaughter
the woman suffrage bill, the, election
committee of tho houso unanimously
recommending that it dp not pass. A
vigorous effort was made to pass the
bill, and a lobby composed of ladies,
headed by Mrs. Laura M. Johns, of
Kansas, was on hand to stiffen up the
Willabd Colton, of Cleveland, O.,
came' home at three o'clock on tho
morning of the 29th, quarreled with
his wife, shot her dead and then shot
himself through the head.
A towder magazine at the Crystal
Rldgo collery, near Hazleton, Pa., ex
ploded about midnight of the 28th, do
ing considerable damage. Tho night
watchman was the only person injured.
Tho heat from a stove was thought to
have caused the explosion. Hazleton
was considerably shaken up.
Fire destroyed Olson & Co.'s furni
ture factory at Chicago on the 29th.
Loss, 835,000; partially insured.
Albert Cunnino, a coachman, shot
and instantly killed Mrs. Benning at
Chicago and then attempted to shoot
her two boys, but failed. Ho after
wards shot himself in the breast. Cun
ning had an undue liking for Mrs.
Benning and she had forced him to
leave her house.
To keep out the cold Mandilla Hunt
made a big fire in her house near Spar
tanburg, S. C.,.and. went to bed with
her two children. The houso burned
down nnd the three were cremated.
Jim Jackson, a negro farm laborer,
assaulted a girl at Six-Mile, Ala. Two
hours later a posse went after Jackson,
who hd in the meantime got hold of a
mule, and the chase was kept up for 20
miles, when Jackson was picked off tho
mule by a shot and the mob caught
him, strung him up by a horse's bridle
and riddled him with bullets.
Two colored servants at the residence
of Henry Dasplt, at New Orleans, made
a charcoal fire in their room to keep
warm and one was found dead and the
other dying from the fumes.
Gen. Russell A. Aloer, of Michigan,
visited President-elect McKinley at
Canton, ()., on the 29th and was for
mally offered tho secretaryship of war
in the incoming administration and ho
The National Woman Suffrage asso
ciation had a heated debate at their
convention in Des Moines, la., on tho
28th about a proposition for a plan of
work. At the afternoon session tho
following officers were re-elected: Pres
ident, Susan B. Anthony; vice presi-dent-at-large,
Rev. Annallow ard Shaw,
Philadelphia; corresponding secretary,
Mrs. Rachuel Foster Avery, Philadel
phia. Tun small steamer Plankinshaw was
scuttled by ice and sunk in the Ohio
river near Evansville. Ind.. on theniuht
of the27th. The engineer was drowned
and 17 others on board escaped to a
barge in tow, but suffered considerably
from the com w cither and several wcro
The fruit steamship Albert Dumois
collided with the steam yacht Argo in
the Mississippi river near New Orleans
on the 28th. The yacht was sunk and
two reporters for the Picayune wero
Hattie Fletcher and' Addle Foster,
schoolgirls, both colored, fought with
pocketknlvcs while returning homo
from school at Lexington, Ky., on tho
27th. Hattie, who was badly gashed,
laid open the jugular vein in Addie's
neck, causing death soon afterward.
A fire at Hoboken, N. J., at mid
night on the 30th destroyed a black
smith's shop over which a German
family lived. Mrs. Scrocder and fiv
children were burned to death.
The recently published letter pro
testing against the expenditure of S50,
000 for the inaugural ball at Washing
ton and asking that the money bo de
voted to charity, purporting to have
been written by Maj. McKinley, has
been denounced as a forgery.
I Pike county, near Jackson, O., a
gang of ten men were felling trecJ for
railroad tics and left a tree netirl?
chopped through while they went into a
shanty to dinner. The tree fell on the
shunty and killed three men, fatally In
jured two more, and seriously injured
the five others. .
Gloijoe Taylor, the murderer of tho
Mecks family, who escaped from the
Carrollton, Mo., jail on April 10 while
under sentence of death, has been cap
tured and lodged in tho Hanford, Cal.,
jail and the Missouri authorities
notified. B. F. Lane, a Mlssourian,
was the man who identified tho pris
oner. Congressman Blue, of Kansas, has
received from Gen. Duflleld, the super
intendent of the geodetic survey, somo
additional data on the boundary line
between Kansa.3 and Missouri, which
seems to bear out Mr. Blue's conten
tion that the boundary line between
the two states w as, through an error,
placed too far west. If tho claim
should be sustained Jackson, Cass,
Bates, Vernon, Barton and Jasper
counties in Missouri will lose som
Consideraiuk excitement was re
ported at Deadwood, S. D., and the
Black hills over recent discoveries of
gold ore in unsuspected quarters.
A oioantic London syndicate has got
nn option on the 10 biggest breweries in
Cincinnati and the deal was likelv to
Of. through it was reported.
VoitD wiv received at Deadwood, O.
D., on the 31st that three Indians in the
Cheyenne agency had frozen in their
tents and a number of others will die
from the recent severe weather. Thou
sands of cattle also perished, 800 bein
found in one place.
Accordino to reports mado to the
state board of transportation 50 to 11
per cent, of the farmers of Nebraska
are burning coin for fuel instead oj
Jack Delaney won the fight with
"Australian Billy" on the, 80th at New
V'ork after 15 i ounds of clever boxing.
GEN. KUSSELL A. ALGEE.
The Michigan Man Will Be McKin
ley's Secretary of War.
The Announcement Blade After a Confer
ence at Canton He Via. a Noted Gener
al, Governprbf Hit Stato and Candi
date for President Uriel Sketch.
Canton, O., Jan. SO. "I hare been
tendered and have accepted the war
portfolio." Thus spoke Gen. Russell A.
Alger, of Michigan, to tho Associated
press representative yesterday after
noon. The general had just emerged
from tho south parlor, which is tho
conference room while Mrs. McKinley
is out of the city. .He and Maj. Mc
Kinley had just completed the inter-
RUSSELL A. ALGER.
view in which the formal tender and
acceptance had passed.
Gen Russell A. Alter was born in Lafayette
township. Medina county, O , February 27, 1836.
Ills grandfather served In tho revolutlomry
war, nnd Is claimed to have been a descendant
of William the Conqueror. When II year? of
age both his parents died. Tor the next set en
years he w orked on a farm, earning money to
defray his expenses at tho HlchllcM, O , acad
emy during tho winters. Subsequently ha
taUKht school, and In March, 1857, entered a
law office In Akron. Two years later he was
admitted to the bar. He entered the law office
of Otis & Cofflnbury In Cleveland, but aban
doned the practice of law the following autumn
on account of falling health and moved to
Grand Rapids. Mich., whera he ensajed In the
lumber business, and where In 1861 ho was
married to Annette IL Henry.
In 1801, Alger enlisted In the Second Michi
gan cavalry and was made captain of company
C Ho was wounded In the battle of Boone
vllle. Miss. Owing to his part In this engage
ment ho was promoted to the rank of major.
In Mi he became lieutenant-colonel of the
Sixth Michigan cavalry, and In 1833 was. n&Jj
colonel of the Fifth Michigan cavalry, his regi
ment being In Custer's famous brigade. In 1864
his health Induced him to retire from the serv
ice. Ho was breveted brlradl nnd Kajor
gencral "for gallant, aa(j meritorious service,"
and was on prlvo service In 183-M, receiving
orders personally from President Lincoln.
In i0, he removed to Dltrolt, where he has
since been extensively Engaged In tho lumber
and plno land business. 3en. Alger was elected
goternor of Michigan ftt 1834, receiving a plu
rality of 3,050 otes over Begole, f unionist. In
18S, ho was one of the leading candidates for
the republican nomination for president. The
acrimony which developed between the Alger
workers and those of Senator Sherman, who
was also a candidate, was Intense, and the
breach of friendship caused thereby between
tho general and senator Is helloed to have only
recently been healed. He served one term as
commander-in-chief of the O. A. It.
Off and the Cabinet,
Charleston, W. V., Jan. 80. A very
close friend of Judge Nathan Goff has
given out the information that Goff has
declined tho attorney-generalship in
McKinley's cabinet, offered him by Mc
Kinley last week. He prefcrrs to re
main on the bench as United States dis
trict judge. One reason known is that
the judge and his wife dislike Wash
ington. A well founded rumor is
abroad that Goff will be a candidate to
succeed Senator Charles J. Faulkner
two years from now.
A Falling Off In General Trade Owing to
tho Cold Weather Failures.
New York, Jan. 30. Bradstreet's
report says to-day:
There has been a falling off In general trade,
owing to the heavy fall of snow and cold
weather. There Is a moderate Increase In the
distribution of heavy winter goods, but com
mercial travelers very generally report buyers
as even more conservative than earlier in tho
month, and that wholesale trading In January,
except In the lines specified. Is smaller than for
years. Mercantile collections are Interrupted,
and the Improvement looked for In Iron and
'steel Is not In sight.
The most favorable feature of the business
week Is the sudden and sharp falling oft In the
total number of business failures lu the United
States, the aggregate being 328, as compared
with 4J91ast week, adecreaso of 102. "When
compared with tho corresponding week of ISM
this week's falling off Is 67, but there Is an In
crease of 14 as compared with the like week la
1895. Contrasted with the like period in 1894,
there havo been 14 fewer failures this week
than three years ago.
There have been increased sales of hides and
leather; in some Instances of shoes, of coal, fer
tilizers and southern pig Iron for export
The downward movement of prices for some
of tho more Important staples continues con
spicuous, notably for Hour, wheat, oats, lard,
coffee, petroleum, turpentines and tin plate.
Quotations for Indian corn, pork, sugar, cotton
and print cloths are practically unchanged.
Concessions havo been made In prices for Iron
and steel, yet quotations aro nominally un
changed. Independence or Death.
New York, Jan. 80. Referring to the
report that Spain was about to concede
a home rule measure to the Cuban in
surgents, Thomas Estrada Talma, of
the Cuban junta, said yesterday: "Un
conditional and absolute independence
is all that Cuba will ever accept from
Spain. If sho cannot have it she pre
fers extermination. It is scarcely
worth while to discuss a home rulo
proposition. It has not been made,
and if it should bo it will receive no
consideration at our hands."
Is a good time to put your physical system la,
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A good many folks will stop you to tellt
J'ou somo great story, and when you have
Istened a littlo while, you find it is merely
a scheme to tell something about them
selves. . TnET say rich people worry more over
their riches than the poor do over their
po vet t v. But lots more folks feel sorry for"
them. Washington Democrat.
1667 BU8. POTATOES FEB ACBK.
Don't believe it, nor did the editor
until he saw Salzer's great farm, seed
catalogue. It's wonderful what an ar
ray of facts and figures and new things -and
big yields and great testimonials'
to John A. Salzer Seed Co., La Crosse,
Wis., for catalogue and 12 rare farm
Eoed samples, worth $10, to get a
A Form op Speech. Ho "I ran across
grandmother in tho parkjesterdav." His
Aunt "Oil, dearl I didn't know that yon.
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Like tho stringsof atnuslcal instrument, ther
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"Wiiat a distinguished looking man.""
"Yes, the last time I saw him ho was on tho
bench." "What, ajudgei" "No; a substl
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Tne nerves aro tortured by neuralgia;
toothed aud cured by St. Jacobs OIL
Justice (who had been a shopkeeper)
"To i ou it will be six months; for anybody
else, ft would be eight." Boston Transcript.
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Tueiie are a good many people who can't
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