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I'm tlif th'tfrfti of Cohmbtn, Attoitf
fivrtt, nimtr ntVmd, Canntttknl, Sinter
Am 1'orJt, Eiftrm Vtmijrfmttra, XemJtfr
nn, Jirlnwnre and Mrttj aim, fait; warmer;
u Ivds beroming mttkenf.
Business Suits
Suits for business wear
we have a splendid variety.
In addition to those very
popular Black Cheviots, we
are showing an elegant as
sortment of new effects in
ncit stripes, checks, plaids
and Scotch mixtures, in
Double and Single-breasted
Sacks and Cutaways.
Again we desire to call
the attention of STOUT
men and SLIM men to the
fact that we can fit them as
easily as il they were of
regular build. When you
need anything in our line
try US just once. If you
do not find anything to suit
you we will not urge you to
buy, as we conduct OUR
business on the AMERICAN
plan of thoroughly pleasing
our patrons.
Robinson. Parker &. Co.
H. I- Corner Scecnlli ami II Mi. .V. W.
What II n Jleeu Done nt tlie Ilureau of
l.ucrnvluj; anil relating.
The annual report of 31. W. Meredith,
Chief of the Ruroau of Engraving anil
Printing, shows that during the year
the expense of printing money anJ
other Items for the Government was
$1,010,270. There were computed and
delivered during the year 8.702.JW0
sheets of United Stale notes, gold ami
sliver certificates, hood and national
hank notes with a face value of $337,
fs l.O'O, 20.010.088 sheets of Internal
revenue and customs stamus containing
;;. ,0 .01'.' stamp. 1,300,311 sheets or
drafts, checks, certificates, etc., besides
a large amount of miscellaneous work
fcr the various Departments of the
(Jrvernment. There are how In use In
the Ilureau 67 band presses, all of
whkbare In constant use. An out
building for Ink mills, carpenter shop
nrd storage purposes is urgently needed
in c inplete the facilities for the rapid
execution of work. It la es'i mated
that the Increase la work in 1491 will
! e P per cent, over that of tbe present
Iliey Ilny tlia CliurcM Tbat They
ll.it e lleea Ill-Treated,
The forty Indians of Ruffalo Bill's
Wild Wist Show, who recently re
liiioed from Europe to this country,
were given a bearlag to day by Assist
ant Indian Commissioner Bell to de
termine the facts as to their alleged
la J treatment while with the show.
The Indians were eloeeted wltk the
C ommlssloaer for an hour and uoae of
tie dthilals or the iutef prater of the
show were allowed in Ike room. An
Interpreter from tke India School at
t arltsU, l'a . was used.
The Indians were questioned closely
r3 to their treatment while abroad,
and all dinltd tke chances that they
ven HI treated. They said that they
vuri. w 11 cared for and desired to coa
iintie tU.ir cugogeiueet witk Ike ahow
l . muiusout.r Hell closed the kearieg
with an address h wbick he told Use
Inihan uf the exclieiueat aaaoag their
racovcr the supposed eoudag of tke
rtw JKssik, sad cauiioaad thee so
t l;e draan into it, but to use their
jDiUitQio lu behalf of the Qoverasaeat
t i, i. u t lUcir people.
'itiu Indians called oatsve Preaideat
in a body at 1 o'clock tkis eJleraooa.
IL.) aire presented by Major Burke.
utticnce watad to the charges
i ! tdJ tu-aUneut.
I'ut ClbCilu.tlu e Uh Ttaeb.
T ha Hall, a U yew old colored boy,
.-.Vd QuiH uU ut-wuiag to placing
.-! . '.u ike track of the Biitiunre
.Ld Ohio Railroad aear Seaeotk street
i iiLia.i There Is e gaax of colored
. , v.ho have been placieg oketryw
tUb u tbe track l that locality for
. 1 1 ul mouths, and other arrests will
1 1 1 1 biy follow. Hail Jw aaed W-
A iwef t TlSSW.
JmuicI W. Glassle aad Leeward
Miu 1 had aoow word yesterday aad
t... aiui nillci Olaaste a liar, wkece-
.l. uv &Uui.it Kackaii over tke keaJ
il li j iLair A Wtaraiil ba b.oa
j.il t . lUv. aiiui uf Mr CSUuit.
Blaine Finds His Progr Toward
Reciprocity Hamperod.
Tbe FerM Bill DfradRepublian S-ea-
aters to Inlrudow Bills to Amend
the MeKinley Law.
Members of Congress are coming In
pretty rapidly, and by the middle of
next week It is expected that most of
them, nt loast of tho Hcpubltcans, will
be bore. The short session Is near nt
band, and It will have plenty of busi
ness cut out for It. Tho regular annual
appropriation bills will occupy tho at
tention of Congrees largely to the ex
clusion of cvetythlng else. Whatever
other business Is accomplished can only
be dono by consent of the Committee on
Utiles that I, If tho system In force
during the last session Is to prevail In
this, which will probably bo tho case.
Tho Ilepubllcan members will hold n
meeting the last of next week to discuss
and decide, If possible, the policy to bo
pursued by tho majority In the waning
hours of Its power.
It Is the general opinion of Republi
cans tbat the Force bill Is dead beyond
tho power of resurrection. It Is not
thought thcro will bo any serious at
tempt to revive It. Neither will thcro
be, In nil probability, any pattlcular
effort tnado to chnngo tho rules of tho
St note on tho lines of the present llnuie
rules These projects nre believed to
be under scvcrnl hundred tons of tlebri
dislngod by tbe ricent political ava
lanche. It Is also claimed that n numbr of
Ilepubllcan Senators will Introduce
hills to amend and modify the Tariff
law. The Senators from the Western
States, such as l'lumb, I'nddcck and
I'ctilgrew. who openly voted ogalnst
the MeKinley bill, will undoubtedly
endeavor to secure the placing of certain
articles, blndlnir twine, for Instance, on
tbe free list, and to reduce the dulv on
certain other Importations. They
will probably be joined In
these measures by other Ile
publlcan Senators and llepresenta
lives from the West In their efforts to
bring about a considerable inodlflcrtlon
of the tariff. It Is well known that
teveral Western Senators voted for the
JicKInley bill under tho stress of parly
discipline, as did also a large minority
of Itppubllcan Representatives. Their
misgivings as to the effect the measure
would have on their constituents have
been more tbsn fulfilled by the outcome
of the elections. They hold that If
their party Is to recover its
lost ground in tbe West and Northwest
It must bow to the will of the people
and Ion er the tartlf In certain directions.
It It safe to say that all the Republican
Senators and Representatives west of
tbe Mississippi, and some of them east
of ii, take this view of the matter and
will join hands In tbe effort to make It
Kven Sir. Blaine rinds himself serl
outly handicapped in working out his
plan for reciprocity by the MeKinley
law. Tbe duties he intended to use to
accomplish his purpose havo been re
moved by tbat measure. He waste 1
them, particularly the duty on sugar,
to remain Intact. He could trade on
tbe sugar duty with Spain to obtain
reciprocity with Cuba. So, too, with
the products of the countries of South
America. Rut be was opposed by Reed
and MeKinley and tbey had their way.
lie U therefore compelled to operate
oh a p llllcal, rather than on aa eco
nou leal basis. He is placed la tbe at
titude of a beggar going, hat la kaad,
to ask a favor. The South American
siattsmen aie astute, and, seeing their
advantage, Hill drive bard bargalas
The wore especially, as they can't help
but see that the drift of public
sentiutent In this country is
loweid lower tailif duties
and ia favor of reciprocal trade rela
tions with them. Tbe power glvea to
lbe President to restore duties after a
tine oa tbe products of a gives country
unless it grant reciprocity Is vague aau
unsatisfactory at beat, aau oae aot to be
lightly esercUed. asul ia fact aot likely
to be exercised at all. Mr. Blalae is
proeeedisuc as rapidly toward reci
procity as he cast, but ke Sails his pro
gress Beedleasly kaisrpered.
Speaker Reed will aot dsal his future
as sereaw as ke kas kofied. Tk uauWr
cuii eat of owttsiiioJt to kbai wkick ex
isted la tke last sassaoa be will ftad la
tressed at tke cosaiag oae. It bid fair
to swell to stalwart proportioas by tke
lias the Ptfty secoad Coagieas saaets,
uakss toe electioas aett year saould
show a ckaage la tka tread of public
Already tbe aroBOsltioa is whispered
shout f ffffg rwiHiklivsa HsiMaaaata
tlves tbat flaed ka dasjaauui irosa tbe
kaderaalB of tbe party la tbe aest
Coagieas. Those wko feat tbis wy
atesttliag bisu a political Joaab aad
sdvikla tbat be be tbrowa overboard.
Tbey say tbat wbea tbe Fifty aecoad
Congress suets tbe Republican sboukl
aot UfpiiWr bktu tbe cojaidissaatary aoaiil
aatlua for Speakership, wbjeb carries
witk H tbe formal leadership of tka
party oa tba Moor of tbe Uousa. Tbey
say tbat tkis would serve aotice oa tbe
country tbat tbe ltepubMcaa party bad
beard aad beetled tbe voice oTta peo
ple, aad would tead to restore it to taair
good will aad coafidaace.
But If not Keed. who: Ab. there's
tbe rub. All tbe old Waders, eacapt
Mr. Ketd. Mr. Lodge. Mr- Burrows aad
Gteaetal lieadcisoa of Jowaar lacluded
la tbe bat of casualties. U Mr. Reed
be shelved it is aot likely tbat Mr.
Lodge aoukl consent akber to load
himself ui follow aay one iloc As be
ittuUr Burrows tud Gi.ui.ral Uea
del bull the i-Uoki; of the auli Rcud tlti
li,i.ui ia apt to full upon Mr lwiiius.
He U au abk xul vular iuau j. 3ool
rmrllamentarlan and a first-rat debitor.
If the movement to relega'e Reeil to
the rear fall It will b became no one
can be found able ami willing to dis
pute the leadership with him.
It will Ire recollll that once tiptn
a time the rats held a meeting to
dev'w ways ami means of clrctirti
renting their enemy, the cit.
It was proposed to hang abmt
tl e neck of the cat a bell, which
would, by Its ringing, warn the rats of
tl e approach of their enemy. This
proposition was hailed with delight and
adopted amidst tumultuous rodentlfer
ottt enthusiasm. When It had In a
measure subsided, volunteers to fasten
tbe bell about the neck of the cat were
called for. Not a rat volunteered.
On the contrary, they all remembered
pressing engagements elsewhere and
silently slunk away. So to this day the
cat has not been belled.
Twoyeaisago tbe Hon. William D.
Ovu n was elected to Congrew for the
third time from the Tenth Indiana dls
tilct. Ills plurality was 1,130 and his
majority 018. He was one of those
overtaken by the landslide. He was
one of the three Republicans olected to
Congrew from Indiana In 1888. The
other two were General Thomas M.
llrowne of the Sixth district and Joseph
R. Clicaillc of the Ninth. General
Hrnwno declined to be n candidate again
and Mr. Chcadle got lett In the nomi
nating convention.
Mr, Owen was renominated only to bo
beaten. One of the minor causes which
led to his defeat was the publication In
the Indianapolis Sentinel, tho Demo
cratic State organ, of some stories to
the iflcct that Mr. Owen was Induced,
through the promise of receiviug the
decoration of tho Crown of Italy, which
carries with It knighthood and makes
tho recipient n "cousin" of tho King
of Italy, to Interfere In tho con
tention over tho piulrono By stem
as applied to Italian Immigrants
by tending n dispatch thrnuuh the
Department of State to tho Italian Gov
ernment saying thcro nro no Italian
padroncs In this country, and thus ex
onerating Raron Fnva and Consul Rlva
fiom tho charge of complicity with
Hum. Whether true or not, the charge
appears to havo accomplished Its pur
pose, atd Mr. Owen will retire, tem
porarily, nt least, from statesmanship
nfttr March 3, ni.xt.
The I'seililent of llontltirji Slake
.Short Wink or Ilia Kahalllon.
Nbw Yoiik, Nov. 15. Tho HtntWi
sprclal frni Tegucigalpa says: The
iclclilon headed by General Sanchez Is
practically undid. The revolutionary
forces have been utterly routed by the
army of President Rogran and he Is lit
full possession of the Capital City with
the exception of one barrack where tbe
nmnantofthe defeated army Is Im
prisoned. If nny of the rebel leaders
escape death It will tic through the
clemency of President Rograu.
Rogran began his march upon Tegu
cigalpa yesterday, driving in all the
scouts and the advance guards and clos
ing la on the pickets of Sinchuz's
forces. At times the skirmishing was
vi ry bloi.dy and was kept up until after
nightfall aud neither side lighted tires
at night.
At daybreak yesterday Rogran, with
perhaps 3,000 soldiers, advanced upon
the capital. Sanchex bad all the ap
proaches guarded with artillery, which
did iflicttve set vice. Three pieces
commanded the mala highway to Ta
mara, with a large reserve of Infantry
la tbe rear. This position was charged
several times by Rogran's forces before
it was carried. Sanchez's troops were
at last, after hard righting, routed, and
took refuge In the capital.
Street after street w as cleared by Rog
ran's forces, and tbe barracks, which
last Friday fell Into the handi of
Sanchez, were recaptured oae by one.
The loss so far has been very heavy oa
both sides. Rograa Is now practically
master of the sltuatloa. as be has San
chez ami bis armv surrounded In oae of
tbe barracks, which Is now being bom
barded by obeli BBd shot.
Rogran has already taken many
prisoners. The city Is badly wrecked,
aad tke inhabitants are thoroughly ter
rorized. Rarillas remained entirely
neutral during tbe trouble.
Gcscial ltucer Due Not Think There
Will He KB Iuillun War.
1 ke War Departsaeat has beea ad
Ud by telegraph tbat Geaeral Ruger,
who is bow at Standing Rock Indian
Aucrry, has forwarded by mail tke re
sult of bis iavestlgaliaa aatoag tke
iou Indians.
No apprabeasioa is felt at tka War
Drpartsaeat of a geaeral uprUiag of
tke Iadiaas at tbis seasoa of tka year,
tkougb tka war spirit kas beea revived
by war daacac, saake daacas aad sua
daaeea. w kick kave greatly excited tke
jouajc bucks.
Tbe ladlaas, it is stated, could aot
travel aaaay days witk tlietr poaias. as
tbe grass, upoa wkick tbey depead for
food, is fast diaappaariaf wttb tbe ap
proach of winter. Aside froat geaeral
lastructioas to preserve the peace at all
hazards ao lastructioas from the War
Department have beea seat to either
Qeaerai Miks or Oeaeral Ruger.
Tbe reports that heavy atovasaeaU of
troops, ia aalicipatioa of serious trouble
auioug tbe Iadiaas, have beea ordered,
aad that amy oatcars. aow la Wash
iagioa. kave beea hurried to their i-out-ataads.
are esaphatically dealed by
War Dcpartsueat oaVlaU.
A Wiwv a tka Hnlttnmra tiarf UUs
KnUriiMiil TWMmit.
Qimmw, W. Va , Kov. 15. At
1 o'clock Ibis atoraiag tbe fast weat
bouad efteat est the ft. O. jusasad
Use track i Bridgeport, at wile
east of here, aad collided wMh
the skper of working usia- Tea
eats were wrecked aal tbe track tora
aa for auadnd of yards, la tbe
worklag Usla Jasaet Floyd
aad J- D- Ara strong, the
foreuiaa. a ere fatally lejused- la the
postal car, Clerks Charles Dcaa, George
Ueary aad WUllaw Burdea were seri
oualy hurt The loss to the railroad U
very heavy-
. A . Waaswiawisat
Da,TaaiT, Mksj-, Mo. 15. At
atettiag of the gaaeral coataduee of
arrasgesueats yeaterday. ksvbag la
cbturKCtaeU A K Kid -unl Kacatap
uicut. to be held b.u ia l-'Jl It was
dci td.d thai the r.uuion shall be held
tUt Wl..ll.(.oUiU..U.lU Aauit j
Iowa's Nw Dt mttratfc GewBor Sug
gested for the Viee-Praeidiey.
He Will Stresgly Urge lis Kxmttj
Upen Cngrs -Hill and the New
York Senalership.
New York, Nov. 15. Sir. J. .1.
Richardson, n member of the National
Democratic Committee for Iowa, was In
this city Thursday, returning to Ids
homo In Davenport, Iown, after a visit
to his birthplace In Vermont. Mr.
Richardson was one of the most effect
lvo workers In tho Presidential cam
palgn of 1888. Ry reason not only of
Ills political position, but ns editor and
proprietor of tho Demoentt In bis
home, he has gained a commanding In
llucr.ee In the politics not only of bis
ori n State, but of the West. In addi
tion to this lie operates n large farm, so
tbat, through all his various employ
ments, he comes Into direct communi
cation with a largo number of peoplo
of varied employments and Interests.
"While the Democrats of the West
arc surprised at the magnitude of the
victory," said Sir. Richards )n to a
TYniM reporter, "It was only a matter
of degree Tbey were thoroughly c in
vlnccd'ttmt the Democrats would not
only control the House In the Fifty
HTi nd Congress, and tbat by a good
iiibJ rlty, but they were iiiuafly confl
dint tbat they would make large gains,
not only In Representatives, but In -Stutc
olllcirs throughout the Wes'. The
wlio'c West has been restless for a long
time, and when the MeKinley bill ctme
up'n them, nllhougb It was not sprung
suddenly. It fixed the opinion of the
people of the West that something was
wrong, and that something radical was
necessary to cure It.
"So far as Presidential preferences
are concerned. It U safe to say that a
large proportion of the Democrats of
Iowa and adjotnlng States are at
strongly devoted to the fortunes of Sir.
Cleveland as at any time during his
political carter. They tint only Ml eve
In the man personally, but they were
thoroughly prepared for his historic
message of 1487. No steps have thus
far been taken, but In spite of the fact
that it is a good while until the next
National Convention, It Is certain that
If present conditions continue, the West
will be practically n unit for Sir. Cleve
land's renomlnation. It will not make
much difference, perhaps none at all,
what the action of New York may be,
although some timid ones are Inclined
to ask what tbe Democrats of the K n
plre State are likely to do. There Is
with us, as I Had everywhere, a senti
ment tbat Sir. Cleveland has made the
I'tue, tbat he represents It at Its very
best estate, aud tbat, If he lives ami will
consent to be a cindldate. he ought to
be nominated. The victory of the
Democrats la Iowa, as well as la the
West, Is largely due to the decisive
action of the youna men everywhere.
These have recognized la Sir. Cleve
land a worthy leader, aad tbey are es
tbutiasilc la following him. It Is. there
foie. safe to assert that so far as any
one can predict, the West will be almot
a unit In his favor.
''Rut while there is very little feel
ing la the West la favor of sectional
candidates, It Is certain that If Sir.
Cleveland should decliae to be a can
didate or for any other reason should
be out of the natd, ao other Eastern
maa would be thought of for tke aoasl
tielloa. Is our own State ve have a
most excellent Governor la Horace
Roles, elected after au absence from
lower oa Ike part of bis party for
thirty four years. No Governor iu the
West, ia recent tlaies, has so impressed
biatself upoa bU own people aad bU
rtfgbbois as kas Sir Rotes. His ad
mlbittrsiioa of bis odice has beau cleaa
aad vUorou. yet digalned. Ill
speeches during the latecmtptlgii were
able aad progressive aad did aiuck to
help bis party ia his owa State aad
others. lie will be reaosulaated aext
year aad will be re elected. Wbea
this kas kappeaed a good auay people
are likely to hear about him. He, biet
setf, is a taodest, retinae: usaa. who
sever will push huaself iato prosal
aeace. But be has frieads who are
pretty sure to see to it tbat kis aasae Is
prcbeated to tbe Karioaal Coavaatloa
ior a place oa tbe Preaideatial ticket.
If tbe senliiaeat for Sir. Cleveland coa
tiaues, Mr. Boies' same will ao dbt
be Mcaeated for ice PtestdesH, aad
with the cordial support of his owa
State aad of others. There is ao taaa
ia the West ot anywhere else better
qualined for either the nrt or tbe
aecoad place tbaa be.
"If Sir. Clevetaad aad be should he
tbe candidates oa a national ticket. It
would be a curious coiacldesMsc, as
both of these were fortaeriy citkeas of
Buffalo. Wbea Mr Clevlaad raa for
Dtatib-t Auoraey la Erie OmuMy It was
Beopoaed by tbe Republics Mr.
Boles being lata a utembet of tbat
party that be should be aoodaated as
aa eppoaeat of the ex Preddeat. But
for sosue reasoa or another this taaa was
naad'nefll aad another laadtjielar was
ebotea. It would, iodeed. be a siraage
ooUlical result if these two
Use same city should be cUoaeft tweaiy
four veeis Uter sa associates oa the
saase ticket, after tack bad dlati
gulshed alouelf la poUttes. '
Mr. BuhaiiyHff Was askitii aJsMst IMte
caav ass ia OWo aad what be thought of
t'olootl Brkc "I tbiuk," be repikd.
"that Colonel Brtce'a Biitnagt-iaeai ia
ehlo has thoroughly juaUied the actioa
&t tbe cauiid&ifce and the MatioaalCoia
Hdttce hi aiakiB biat CbaUaaaa of the
luueuihe Coauiatlce durieg tike cam
paka of 1. aud Utter, upoa the detb
of Mr. Barauui. Cbairsaaa of tbe N
ttoaal CouiuiitUe There can be u
doubt that u.ulUi.1 l be credit f i
pooltiuu of the party lu Ohio is J
Colouil Biki IU t"ii dcvilupi I
&U liuliiUl lui-V, -Hid thiK
to be little (tonbt that nnrkw kfs erwtrtn
Ohio bids fair to take Its place in tho
list of Democratic States."
Nrw Yorr, Not. IS Tms Itertld
Washlnghn cot respondent telegnphs:
"1 am told that Poatmater-Oeiteral
Warramaktr's annual report wilt take
even more radical grounds In sunpnrt
of a Ooreinment scheme of poilal teleg
raphy tban he has maintained In the
past. This ia partly due to the strong
cxpieMtom of public approval which
came from commercial I unites all over
the country when the hearings were
had before the House Postotftce Com
mlltee during the last session. These
m tiles, by resolution ami otherwise,
setmetf to make plain that Ihe time 1ml
ce me for the Potofllce Department to
take hold. I Infer that the facts
brought out in the suits or the Western
Union against the Government have
also bad something to do with Str.
Wanamaker's real for postal teleg
raphy. "If ha can show Con. Et ess that the
charges heretofore made liave been ex
tortionate' and that a big saving would
be made by a postal system, It will do
much to commend the Idea to the legis
lators. I bear It Is said that Sir. Gould's
nlleec-d raid on the Postmaster Gen
eral s Reading stock was a vicious drive
at Sir. Wanomakcr for not giving up
the notion. After tho arguments made
by Dr. Norvln Green nealnst postal
telegraphy, the Little Wlzird could
not understand why a sensible public
ofllclal should persist in advocating the
system. Re that as It may, the one
thing certain Is that the Postmaster
General has come up smiling, more de
termined thnn ever to keep tho agitation
going, and he will press the subject on
Congress. The system he proposes does
not contemplate tho Government buy
ing existing; lines which may be an
other reason why Sir. Gould Is so bit
terly opposed to It.
"Sir. Wanamaker's Idea Is for the
Government to start In by doing a con
tract business with existing lines or
with new ones that are willing to accept
the terms prooed. Then alter a fair
trial the question of State or private
onnetshlp can bo settled.
"It Is doubtful whether nny positive
recommendation will be made reg trdlnir
teduct-d ccean .postage. The visit of
Str. Hennlcker Ileaton of Ihe Rrltlsh
Parliament gave an Impetus to the
dlicusslon of tbe matter, and the drift
of sentiment has been favorable to It.
Yet the revenues of the Postotllee Da
partmtmt will hardly justify this
country In entering on the experiment
for the present.
"The Louisiana Lottery law has been
In (.iteration only n few months, but
enough Is shown of lis wqrklnics to
more than justify Us passage. Tbe fall
Ine r IT In tbe business of the New
Orleans city postotllce and other centres
of lottery patronage has been enormom,
and all the indications are that the
month r Is staggering; under the
blow given It. The action of the great
express companies In deciding not to
help the lottery company evadu
the law will further strengthen tbe De
psilmcnt In Its warfare agilnst the
fraudulent business, and the necessity
of tedious court proceedings to deter
mine the exact responsibility of the
companies will be avoided.
"Tbe other branches of the Govern
ment nave co operates neartuy wun me
Postotllce Department In carrying out ,
the provisions of the law. while some
nice questions have arisen as to the con
struction of the act. The rule of tbe
common sense Interpretation has been
followed so steadily tbat I understand
the Postmaster Genersl villi not be
under tbe necessity of rerommeadiag
any amendment at tne coming session."
Colimhls, Ixn., Nov. 13. P. II.
SlcCoruilek, Democratic county cen
tral committeeman aad candidate be
fore tbe recent Deuaeeralic State con
vention for Treasurer of State, has
brought suit against Patrick II.
Sweeney, at Jefferaoavllle Circuit Court?
for foO.000 for slander. The com
plaint charges the defendant witk
having, during the plaintiff's recent
csawts, caused to be issued aad seat
broadcast throughout this State circulars
coatalalag false aad alaaderous state
meats regarding his private character.
Tbe two were at oae lime the leaders la
Democratic polities la tbis put of
Indiana aad were busiaeas partaersfor
ti flees years.
CuKVKaxa, Wva, Kov. 15. Tbe
Wyosalag LeesJaiiue will ebooje oae
of tbe aew Ualted States Seaslow to
day. I ad toaHosM aw that Joseph Carey,
Repubrkaa. wko bat beast Territorial
Coagrasstaaa, aili be elected , aad that
the LeaUOatuie will oa Morula elect
Qoveraor Warrea as hU colleague.
Severs! other candidates are ia the Held,
boatver, toeoateat for tbe aoaors with
Warrea, but Carey ha practically ao
at Tuaowtao orr a wsjta'a vote t hb
Satuaiav, MtoM-, Mo. 15. The
beea 1st sesaioa all the weisk. jealavdajf
siteraaos threw out tbe astiM voia m
this city. This eiacU Yousaaaa, Deaao
crat. la the Elgbsh dlaUtot by 7i nau
rarity. It is aabl Coagtesasaaa BJtu
will coateat oa the groaad that the
wasd'a vols) was fiatirti for tlaa other
ioasoa uiLt. ttsawr to bstsjs
Niuw Yoaa. Ksw. 15 4 afedal to
tbe time from Allay ay that VA-
J Llnac of M.laloB, I' later Coujsty,
bud s tualeteace with Govetaoc HU1
HSteida after aoou. TheUaveraor aaU
It was of a private aature. aad Suaatot
Liasoa refuaed to be laierv iewed. It fa)
i uadtretood that both Asewblytaaa to
, Mr Uaaoa's district favor badtb M
Weid for lulled &Utu Kuator It
vk.ij, K .ti. urt Ihiii upHnlui u 1 1 Mr
V ilJ U U upoiUd ibil lUci-iukt
i.ni was In.: J
Mu f '.Li. ' ..i. . .. ' U 1 x .
by Hill's friends to Mr. Weed's eand!
tfecy Is that he Is a protectlORiat. They
setm to hare overlooked the fact that
tke OoTenror has been leaning keavllv
on Sir. Weed's resources dnring the
Mmpalgns which hare been conduced
for serrral years for captnrlng the
An Interesting ramor which Is alo
going the rounds Is to the effect thil,
while In Nrw York on Tuesday, Oov
tnjor IIIH had a conference with Mr.
Weed In the Ilr.ffmnn Hue, and that
he demanded that Sfr Weed pledfe
himself to favor hl (Hill's) candidacy
for tbe Presidency, and further, that he
nippmt his (Hill's) candidate for Gov
ernor In 1MJ1, as a condition that he
(Hill) should stand committed to Weed
for Senator.
Sir. Weed Is understood to hare de
clared that he could not afford to accept
the office with his hands tied. Subse
quently Ihe name ot John Royd
Thscher of this city was Injected Into
Ihe canvass, with the expectation of
holding In line the Albany delegation.
Sir. Timelier la In Chicago, ami Is not
expected home for ten days.
I'totrmteit l,liutilKtlnn Will 1'olloir.
How tho llnptirt Aireclcil Stocks
In U'nll Htteet A I'nlr,
New Yoiik, Nov. 15 A special dis
patch from tendon received here this
morning says: "Raring Rrothers' accep
tances due to-day and Slonday are
guaranteed by financiers and the Rink
of Rngland. The total liabilities are
estimated at C 15,000,000. The estate
on a depreciated value shows a surplus
of 1,000,000. The firm have not failed,
but ptotracted liquidation will follow.'
Another dispatch says that the guar
antee fund to Raring Rrothtirs & Co. Is
stated to amount to 110,000.000. The
various financial banking and discount
homes guaranteeing the accounts state
tbat the crisis Is over and the f.illuru
of the firm has been averted.
Kidder, Pealiody & Co., who are the
agents hereof Rating Rros. it C ,
London, say they have private advlctus
frtm LiDdon that whatever trouble
tin re msy have been has beet c -n
plittly arranged. "The trouble wis
doubtless entirely caused b tho dj
iresslon In Argentine securl iea. Our
ii. use Is In no wise affecfd "
The news In regird to Hiring Rros.
did not affect Atchison at the oftenlng,
but about 10.15 selling orders poured In
and found verv few buyers between
Si'l. London sold some slocks.
The sales In this market were largely on
stop orders.
The reports from London concerning
tbe affairs of Raring Rros. acted as a
tli elded damper on stock speculation
here this morning and ctused a renewal
of tbe apprehension which existed la
the early daya of the week when stocks
were tumbling at a ruinous rale.
This morning there was a rush to sell
Immediately upon the opening of the
market and the selling increased as the
morning wore on. Trie dealings were
on an enormous scale and were accom
panied with the wildest excitement, the
scenes of the panic davs being
re t nscted on tbe tIor of the exchange.
The announcement that Raring Rros,
would Immediately commence liquida
tion scared speculators, and tbey began
selling witnout reearu to toss or gam.
After 11 o'clock the advices from
Loudon were more favorable, but this
did not prevent the selling movement,
which continued to the close.
At It a. ui. a panic prevailed. Prices
gave way la every direction and tbe
brokers were dismayed at fie
prospect Lackawaaaa, tbe fa
votite Investment stock, led In
tbe downward rush with a decline of 0
per cent, from lltti. Atchbtoa sold
down to ii, R. I. to ti'.n, and Sugar to
SO, tbe lowest prices or reord
oa those stocks. Canada South
ern aad other regular dividend
payers were tbrowa over, at well as tbe
speculative stocks, Canada Southern
dropping to 13 After 11 15
there was a rally, caused by
reassuriag dUpttchee from L in
ch n. Thomas Raring, who is aow
st thee like of Kidder. Peabodv & Co ,
siate I hat be has nothing to a Id to tbe
ttaHauBt made by tbe latter Arm.
l-oMjox, Nov. 151: 3d p. ta Tbe
lock market opened buoy-oat oa ia
' uuntlou that a large Iran which yes
'eiday was reported to be embarrassed
bad snaaged Us dirUculites. The
taarkei afieiwatd weal off. Aaserlcaas
leaded 3 per cent., but prices are aow
btriter for tbe entire list.
Tbe Tuu, referriag to the flaaacU 1
situation, says "The city has parsed
through a crisis vergiag upoa a psalc.
Such a tlsae has aot beea kaoa
since the suspeeaioa of Over
ead. Queraer Jk Co. We re
joice that weare able to aaaouaee
tbat tbe went is over- Tbe Bsak of
Eaglaad has added to lu historic
services to the Mate aad
tbe coauavercial coausmaiiy by Ms
prompt eetioa la avertiag what
would have beea a lasjassabui eaftaa
Uopbe. Tbe adatlaiatraUuB of tbe
baas aot oely provided vat relo
foiceauats to Its stock ot gola t
aueet eu'epiioasl demaads ia the event
of a panic, but also stepped out of tbe
ordinary routlae of buslaess to pteveat
tbe downfall uf oae of the
greatest aad saoat respected English
kMe which bad for aoaM days
beea tsuperikd aad which if
It bad fallea would prob
ably have brought dowa la wide
spread ruia a lafjte ausaber of eutaUer,
bat Iwporiaai, areas-
Joba W. TboaNMoa, preakkat of the
sPsajaHrsajBjsjgki ijs "WSy atswBj Bssasa IW smapapwiatewwajfBff assaaa
aiade up Ui Loadoa tolide Barlaa Bwa,
over tticir uoubute aawuau to clf.uud,
U), aad that they fa&dfor tU.M0.udi.
W asieitiaryaito au..
faul Saagstat, youug a who per -kit
in hsjagtag about the satooae aad
UUrdtoepuUbl places lathe Uivtsiost,
tu arrested last tdbt by Otboer skrt
toa sod eharited with vagraacy
lie ha beta La PoUce Court before oa
a iwlar charge, but allowed to go on
hh) ajerautud bosd. sUagster's atotber
pieackd wbh tbe Judge to allow her
boy to go this time The JmJLge, bow
iir required hiui to furuUb a rvsl
t-laU L...UJ ur ,',j t lil for nluety
du-- Mix .SalJaUI baU) ri.50ii.t
u' U a iixjji niiJ i- i.u.f -J -o ' -"- ot
He H&pw, Iiwmr, Thl Baglwid
Will M fimm of RprisIs,
A Bother Oaiianghl Stonlsj Cotnisg.
lipptrtry Trills faring an ltd.
Gbelira's Vicllmi ia Spain.
liTSBorr, Nov. 15 In his spwech to
his constituent at Lewis upon the new
United Stales tariff lefittalioti, the
Right Hon. Sir Lyon Playfalr. after
giving Ihe tariff history of the United
States, said that the promoters of the
JtrKlnley bill sought to prove lhat the
measure was needed In order to cquallM
the difference between the higher
wages of Ihe United Stales and the
lower wages of Kurope, but their argu
ment would not bear examination.
Time was no Intimate connection, he
said, between the tarllT and wages. As
a whole, wages In America hid already
been reduced under a high tat 1 IT, and
there seemed to be no tendency to ratse
them. Wages were highest In the un
protected Industtlts and lowest In the
protected ones.
Sir Ljon cited a host of statistics to
show that the consumer always paid the
extra duties. He entered upon a long
discussion of the elTects of the tarllT,
contending lhat they would lie dlis
trnus to American agriculture. The
farmers would And lhat while their for
cUn markets were dwindling every ne
c sslij was Increasing In price merely
t enrich a few nianufactU'crs
He thought that the fruiters of Un
hid might be inspected of a overt al
tick upon Can in Id. He dic'artil Hir
Caiikda Wi uld be able to supply Orel'
Rtllaln with all Ihe food she now iron
fiom the Unlicd States In lest thi-i
iwintyjcars the United States woul I
bate no surplus food to send, so It wis
to Ktifiluml'i Interest to aid In duvelo,)
Inir Canadian husbandry.
The natural effect of the McKtntey
art, he maintained, would be to dnw
Ktmland and Canada closer together.
If Knelaml bought from Canndi, Can
ada would be i impelled to buy from
Rngland. If Canada would reconstruct
tier tarllT on the principles of revenue.
Rurope and Asia would contribute to
her future commercial prosperity. She
could become one of the greatest and
most prosperous countries In the world
by maintaining her pillttcal Independ
ence If ihe oidv had a profouoder con
viction of the vast beaerlts of courtier
clal freedom.
He argued that the protection of
commerce naturally leel t tbe restric
tion of Immigration, and would Inve
an adverse effect upon an already un
satisfactory population. Then bow. he
asked, were Increasing manufactures
lo be absorbed by decrctdag con
sumers? Referring to the American Meat In
spection bill, Sir Lyon declared that the
empowering of tbe President bv Con
gress to boycott nations was a brutum
j'ulmen unwottby of a great a a! I in.
Tbe boycott had never hitherto been
lecngulzed by Intern ulonal law.
He considered lhat the reciprocity
clause iu tbe MeKinley bill had the
same direction, but a deeper meaning.
It was a safety valve to pi event the high
pressure from blowing up protection.
He believed that Mr. IlUiae intended
It rather as a reciprocity clause than
as a retaliation clause. If the United
States was to continue as a nation of
protection, its evils msy be lessened by
tbe RUmaickian policy of ul dt.
Coruwemtng oa the recent elections
in tbe United Slates. Sir Lyon said
that the protectionists were not des
tioyed, but that tbey would right ia tbe
future with their flags furled- He de
clared tbat already there were signs 1b
Germany, Italy aud elsewhere IB Ku
ioe of flaases of distress ia tbe pro
led ion csuips. 1b conclusion. Sir Lya
said he hoped, though Kuglaad might
he Icjuied for a ye.tr or two by tbe
United States tariff legldttoa. she
Kcu'd aot dream of reprisals.
The 2'iW, In a long editorial, says
tbat Kir Lyon Playfair's speech Is the
MMt complete cpoure yet published
oa either side of the Atlaatic of the
futility aad absurdity of the MeKinley
tarbf . Tbe opponent of high protec
live duties, it says, could hardly do
better tkaa to circulate Ms dUpasaioasle
aiguaat asaoag the AsBrlcn elec
torate before the seat eoatest for the
coatsot of tbe executive power, which
is altsMNt certala to be fought oa this
a nt ix. tT ok xs w rasaoaartta aaoi t
Lvauo. Kot. 15 The laj yor
of Loadoe aad the Mayor of !Xvea
pvrt have escaed subsrlptloaa for a
fuad for tbe raf of the depeadamt
relatives of the Serpent's l4bna. The
Mohawk has bees onkred to the West
Africaa statloa t j take tbe place of the
A ausaber of coasuatpttves bae
started f row Loadoa for Hern to coa
suit Dr. Koch, aad, If possible, obtala
treataseat with bis aew r.uu.ay for tu
Ueiculosi. Tbe 1 1 I'd waras tbesj
patk-ats that it will at be safe for
thesa to Sad the winter ia the i Unite
of Rerliu, The addloa L Pr 4,h
b"otbtUt hi. ri.-ttu.-dy U urobaU.) p--'
erleas toeiltii a mre to advaaced u
aas dtMtbx 1 tbe aupes of thousand, who
bad pviuiitled iheifisetveii to Uclteve la
tbe taaggeraud ace -uiiutir! circulated
as to the ucltu.lud eduaey u! tbe
saysu-rUus Ivuit'u
Her be a iia i-. v.i.iajinj a.u urtKn"
for tbe "ForuaKUw U vu uhUh
It is stated dl be ia tbe uatujw vf a
severe attack upua t-taaWy. W4 to
Maajilpg under Staaley' itUlwathw
that be Sttktuaed bt oppeMrtusMtias with
thai etisadMiou to feather bto owa
Best, sad be will do .uUe give Staaky
all tbe V'i a b4 in bu looker
Tbtie i a Urge gtlhvrUu of
riUs !u-t LlUl h' ihe I ul"U Kiili j.1
e 1 1. lu UiikLt t i uojmcai. t i.u lU.
Ui Cbka-: AaiLui-.
spterhes whfch were by w14rS
members of the nttn-SiKfattait. p
Anarchist coterie were of tka matt
violent type. The rwei stasf urtlsi
Motrta, presbwd ami wss onw asT tksS
prlnHpal speakers.
Tha Tlnperary trial is mw rre trine a.
clone. The defendants haee no muta
tion In saying that they antldPtre eM
rktlon, and sentences varying fraih
three to sit months' Imprlswiiwetit.
Father HumphreTS is expected lo fjj
dealt with severely, the mgtstrarn
having all along betrayed an anlm wlty
toward the veteran priest, who has bean
the chief of the movement in Tlpj
rary. The adjournment to Clonmei Is
believed to have been prompted by ads
sire to be as near the Jail as possible, mi
lhat the defendants, when sentwrewl,
cotthl be transferred to custo'ly without
any danger of a popular demonstratmn.
In view of the co.npulaory coitscflp
lion of randtdatps for the priesthood
the Riohop of Orleans, Prance, baa Is
sued a pastoral protesting against the
charge that priests are nnptlrlotlc,
although he says "their sacred Chir
ac! it does not allow them to sheet the
blmiel of the enemy "
A dispatch from Madrid says thai the
total number of deaths from chftfero lit
Spain during the present epidemic k
about tl.OOO. The disease has not yet
Item stamped out In Valencia.
Advices from Helslngforn state that
the censorship Is being enforced with
extreme ilgnr against the Finnish sen's
papers. Two government officials hava been
dl(mheil for subscribing Ihelr natnw
to a petition in favor of mole Hbernl
methods In treatment of the people.
e oMMkxrKMKKT or Tint rAMorso'attMV
mvoRcK eeR.
Ijeiw.N, Nov. 15 The O'Shert ill
vorce case came up for ttlal In the
(Mvotce court to day. Mr. Justice Riitt
piesli'ed and a spec! il jury hail Iwen
imtiane'led to try the case. The court
loom was densely crowde 1 w Ith relatives
and friends of the parlies to the suit
and a throng of curious spectators.
Messrs. Clark, Inderwlck, Lewis and
Coward appeared as counsel for the
plaintiff, Captain O'Shea, while the
iispondent. Mrs. O'Shea. was repre
tinted by Mcsars. Lock wood and Prltch
aid. Mr. McCall was present to take
charge of the Interests of Mrs. Steele,
lister of Mm. O'Shea.
Mr. Parnell was neither preheat nor
represented by counsel when the court
openul. and the only prominent parwtt
connected with tbe case as a ptlnclp-tl
ptisent was Captain O'Shea.
Counsel for the respondent, Mm.
O'Shea, stated that It was not his Inten
tion to cross examine any witness or
call witness on the part of his client,
nor should he participate In tka pro
ceedings. An Immense sensation was caused by
this announcement, as the action of Ihti
defense condemns Mr. Parnelt to very
heavy costs.
I'mlalnc ICneli' C'HtiHHitlnn (Item.
Yixxxa, Nov. 13. Pro fessor Kocfc's
remedy is praled by Drs. Nothuagef.
KowNiskl and Rlllrotb, who onskler it
tlie greatest dlcovery since that of Ur.
VVhHt l hultl nf lltb .lli'cvt Ceaftlau
ot ejrwnlu'ii sturder.
Cmejteio. Nov. 15. The Ktemiitf
Juurnil publishes a story In regard to
tbe alleged confession ot Patrick O'Stit
Ilvsn, now serving his sentence 1st tka
Stale penitentiary for complicity la tka
muider ot lr Cronln, to the effect that
O'Sullivan'a confeaslon was wade to UU
friends at the time of the trlat, and tint
since the trial State's Attorney Loage
necker has come into possession of ike
facia and many others. The fact Is re
called tbat at one time during the trial
UulUvan arose from bis seat emom
tbe other prisoners aad asked tbe Judge
for perraualoB to speak to bin; that
Judge MtCoBBcll, supposing he waatetl
to make some objection ia eonaectlo,
wttb tbe procidure, refused biat per
aiissloB to speak, saing to bias that his
lawyers would do the t4lklns for htm.
Tbe attorneys for the defense gathered
aroutd him, and Anally persuaded Mm
to remain silent. It now appears thai
O'SulIivan wanted to make a eoafesstow
then aad there. Tbe story goes an to
ay tbat tbe State's Attorney bow kaov
that O'SulIivan was. as bis frieade
claim, a dupe from the beglaaMMr.
merely supposing that be was to be aa;
iaetrutneBl for securtag from Pr Croat
papers damaging to the Irish cause, but
with bo idea tbitt the doctor would ha
The State's Attorney believes that tat
s&v case O'Sulltvaa will make the eaa
fessioB opesly . tbat if he secures a new
itiai se win o oa tae suae as a wn
aeas for the State, aad, falllag la this.
be wtii saaae a coareesioa ia vm i
of a pardoB or cotnmutauoa of sea
i tmr TiiM mm-
Kvrats es Wait tMt Hav H4 Mtf
gtYee iM tHfce- UUtm.
Skw Yob. Nov n.-rTb weekly
review of trade of U. U. Di a Ooi.
says: "Those who have ioag easwictwi
severe reaction ia the ttrck aw bet baa
ear teea the average of prices ihsaaw
bach to a lower point tbaa has base
tottebtd at ay other ttaae feraaaw thast
tour years The can k aow lUitsjiBaw;
may bm improoauiy pruawee
uraMe that sptculadve (Mstttjrbajafa
are tbe lew likely to aSect gesergl bstsi-
UtpoTt fcosa, other . lies show that
at au-st u.-Iei the even's ic Watt slaaaa
bacbJ "-'e-f aottta .s yet, A
PbilaJt i L- n U ujU .4 m
iwsuu.1.1 u i . ttvrel 'vtrhag;
wool u,aL-,'i i. are ' BS)
li'.t ra L - ' advn.li S
jrrsdi- ' - Bag ai i
trade . ii i i U 1W lL
In k it . llui'.l - t
than i 'j j i y. i i I
uj'u .- se
The - . i
as compared w. Kit t i.
leg act t of last year
A twsvteeeu ui M" "
e l iNN ill Xtn. 1 . i i
lU vim of ' Big (da '
her bisabasd. bwuj&t ts "hv
sbWwsBBmaVsJfr PaWpiBtaHBV W K wp H
T nrfll WsMlafcaM VabAttsBUht.
?bWBsbw F WBBFW nam
In (it Dutri-t of t'j'unUwl, Hiua-
I ' .','' net ', '
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