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WESTERN KANSAS WORLD.
GIVLER & CBOOKS, Publishers. "WA KEENEY, - KAXSAS. APRIL 1897. Sun. Tub. Wed. Thur.l Fri. Sat. 4 3 4 8 10 321 J2 13 14 15 16 17 1 18 J9 20 21 22 23 24 3 25 26 27 28 29 30 THE WOELD AT LARGE. Summary , of the Daily News, TASHIXGTON JJOTES. ' The statement that Gen. Lee's serv ices as consul-general at Havana would oe dispensed with after April 15 is de nied by the state department at Wash ington. An enthusiastic gathering of ex-union soldiers was held at Washington the other night to form a soldiers' and Bailors' national" monument associa tion. The object of the meeting was the erection of a monument at Wash ington in memory of the officers and enlisted men of the army and navy of the United States who fell in the war f the rebellion. The report that congress had decreed En increased tariff on tobacco, to take effect April 1, caused great consterna tion among cigar manufacturers at Tampa, Fla., and they began to draw their tobacco from bond on the 31st. "Word was sent from Washington after wards that it applied only to tobacco imported after April 1. One man paid 8117,000 duty. Secretary of the Interior Bliss gave a hearing to a large congressional delegation who desired to protest against the forestry reservation order issued by President Cleveland setting aside large tracts in various states. The general proposition urged was that the proclamation be either re voked in toto or its operations suspend ed until an investigation could be made as to the character of the lands embraced in the reserve tracts. Senator Morrili. gave it as his opin ion that the tariff bill would not be finally acted upon in the senate before September 1, but this view is not shared by other senators on his side, many of whom predict that an adjourn ment will be reached by July 15. Secretary Long has issued an order to stop some of the wasteful leaks in the navy, especially in the case of ships in course of construction. It was said that all the maroon leather up holstered furniture of the battleship Indiana was ripped out and dark green leather substituted to suit the taste o-f her expectant captain for which the government had to pay. The monthly statement of the pub lic debt of the United States showed that at the close of business on March SI the debt, less cash in the treasury, amounted to SI, 003, 902,200, a decrease for the month of SS,63S,254. A new farmers bulletin, which is likely to prove of great interest to chicken fanciers, is being sent out by the department of agriculture. It is devoted to a careful and thorough de scription of standard varieties of chick ens. The bulletin is practical through out, and gives a plain description of each variety of chickens, so that it will prove a trustworthy guide in the se lection of stock for the farm or the vil lage lot. The president and his cabinet con sidered on the 2d the question of re scinding Mr. Cleveland s order setting apart 21 forest reservations in the west. The president announced his intention to act on conservative lines and wanted more information on the matter. Rear Admiral F. M. Ramsay, chief of the bureau of navigation, was re tired on account of age on the 4th. The six-day bicycle race ended at Washington at 10 p. m. on the 3d, all the men being in an exhausted condi tion. Five of them made over 1,500 miles and will get part of the prize money, the score standing as follows: Shock, 1,670; Albert, 1,615; Golden, 1,- fllO; Lawson, 1,583; Cassidy, 1.554. A special to the New York World from Washington on the 5th said that A. E. Buck, of Georgia, had been offered snd had accepted the position of min ister to Japan. The Indian agent has received in structions not to lease the lands of the Eiowas, Comanches and Apaches in the Indian territory to cattlemen This was said to indicate an intention of the government to open the lands to settlement. GEKERAL NEWS. ' Memphis, Tenn., issued an appeal for aid on the 5th for the refugees from the flooded districts. Four desperate prisoners confined in the Greer county jail in Oklahoma made their escape the other night by overpowering the guards. James H- Ai.drich, for IS years cash ier and pavmaster of the Kansas City, Fort Scott & Memphis railway, was arrested on the 5th at Kansas City, Ma, on the charge of embezzling 20, 400 of the company's fundi The National Mining bureau has is sued a call for an International Gold Miners' convention, to be held in Den ver, CoL, on the 15th and 16th of June. The exhibitions will consist of refined gold and gold ores and a general min ing display. Miners' organizations are invited to co-operate in the exhibit and movement. Each county in the mining states is asked to hold a mass convention not later than May 80, and elect delegates to the gathering. Fred Acock, an ex-soldier in the regular army, will start from lopeka, Kan., June 15 to carry Old Glory around the world. He will go to Europe first and return by the way of the Pacific ' The Globe savings bank at Chicago suspended on the 5th. Henry Lee was shot and killed by Bob Cheatham over a game of marbles at Rockport, Ind. Both are colored. Orrington Lust, founder of Evans ton, I1L, and one of the founders of the Northwestern university, died at Evanston on the 5th. He located in Chicago in 1840. A DisPATcn from Muskogee, L T., on the 5th said that Jim Cook, one of the members of the notorious Cook gang, who escaped from the Cherokee national prison last December, had been recaptured and placed behind the bars. The Spanish government Has in structed Gen. Weyler to introduce in Cuba the reforms which the cabinet recently agreed to for the island. The Madrid Epoca, a semi-official organ, stated on the 5th that negotiations for the restoration of peace in Cuba were in progress with every prospect of suc cess. Three men were asphyxiated by car bonic acid gas while cleaning a beer tunnel at Dowes' brewery in Montreal, Can. A six-round bout took place at Phila delphia on the 5th between Owen Zeig- ler and Charles McKeever. No deci sion was rendered, but Zeigler ap peared to be the best man. Another disastrous break in the Mississippi levee occurred at Fowler lake, near Tunica. Miss., which will inundate, the dispatch said, the coun ties of Cohoma, Laflore, Quitman and Tallahatchie and lay waste the newly- planted corn crops. The levee near Helena, Ark., had also broken, for which the people had made such a des perate fight to save. The forest fires in the mountains near Belief on t. Pa., were spreading at an alarming rate on the 4th and- many thousands of acres of valuable timber land were going up in smoke. A fire in George F. Otte's carpet store in Cincinnati did damage to the amount of over 300,000. The steamer Fuerst Bismarck brought nearly 1,000 Italian imn grants to New York on the 4th. The Jim river in South Dakota had overflowed its banks on the 4th and a steamer was sent from Yankton to res cue the sufferers. Thousands of acres of farm lands were under about six feet of water. Johannes Brahms, the well-known musical composer, died at Vienna re cently, aged 67. A farewell banquet to ex-Ambassa dor Bayard is to be given at London on May 7, when a gold loving cup. worth 2,500, will be presented to him by the American colony in London and elsewhere in Great Britain. Millard Spencer, a farmer living in Chautauqua county, N. Y., fatally as saulted a stepdaughter and a young lady who was visiting her, set fire to his barn and burned 13 head of stock and then cut his own throat. The steamer R. T. Cole, loaded with merchandise, sank near Clarksville, Tenn., the other day. Three roust abouts were drowned and one man was reported missing. The boat was total loss. The Texas house passed the senate bill appropriating 525,000 to buy the San Jacinto battlefield and improve it for a state park. It was understood the governor would approve the bill. Nearly S12,00O had been raised in St. Louis up to the 2d to aid the flood sufferres in the south. At Kansas City, Mo., the other night Dr. Jefferson D. Goddard shot and killed Frank J. Jackson, a laundry man. There was bad blood between the two men, Jackson being jealous of Goddard on account of the latter s many visits to Mrs. Jackson. -Dr. God dard ran a drug store for Mrs. Jackson and his visits were said to be on busi ness. Jackson was fond of morphine and whisky and did not live with his wife, but managed her laundry on a salary. Five hundred employes of clothing manufacturers in St. Louis struck on the 2d. Last fall the price paid for making a coat was reduced from 65 to 50 cents. It was promised that the old rate would be restored in the spring, but as this has not been done the workers struck. A hurricane struck Peoria, I1L, on the 3d and did considerable damage to buildings. The roof of W ard's overall factory was ripped off, taking along two smokestacks and a section of stone wall. Over 250 girls were at work and many of them fainted. A special from Toledo, O., said that a gigantic farmers trust was being or ganized in this country. Several branches were secretly organized, and the order is strictly oath-bound. It originated at Lancaster, Pa., and was incorporated under the laws of New Jersev as the Agriculturists' National Protective association. It is patterned somewhat after the anthracite coal combine. A fire broke out the other morning in the Phillips house, a hotel in Day ton, O., and the west wing was com- pletelv gutted and the other sections badly damaged by water and smoke. There were many narrow and thrill ing escapes of the guests and several persons were seriously injured. There was a strike among the chambermaids and it was said that one of them started the fire in a spirit of revenge. Miss Minnie Lvth was probably fa tally injured and her five-year-old niece. Anna Schniedermeyer, was seri ously hurt by a train at St. Louis. They were walking on the railroad tracks viewing the flood when the ac cident occurred. A freight train, consisting of an en gine and 15 cars loaded with coal and iron, broke through a trestle in lower Allegheny City, Pa., and fell, to the street below. The fireman was taken out dead and the engineer was fatally hurt. About 150 feet of the trestle wai destroyed. Capt. Edward P. Dohertt, who was detailed with 50 men to capture Wilkes Booth, Lincoln's assassin, died at New York recently of heart disease. The Richardson building, the largest in Chattanooga, Tenn., was totally de stroyed by fire on the 3d, and Boyd Ew- ing, one of the wealthiest men in that section, and S. M. Patton, a leading- ar chitect, lost their lives. The total loss was about 400,000. A Madrid dispatch stated that Gen. Ruis Rivera, the Cuban insurgent com mander, would be taken to Havana for trial before an ordinary court-martial. the Spanish government so directing. It was said that it was not likely that the death penalty would be imposed upon him. All records for long distance horse back riding were broken on the 3d by Harrison K. Caner and Tristain Colket, of Philadelphia, who rode about 100 miles on relays of horses from New York to Philadelphia in 6 hours and 53 minutes. William C. Plunkett, Protestant archbishop of Dublin, died in that city on the 1st after a brief illness, aged 71. A Chinese Equal Rights league has been formed at Chicago to Americanize Chinamen in the United States and get them the rights of citizenship. A batch of 11 convicts was working in a field at Waynesboro, Ga., when a storm came up and the keeper strung the convicts on a chain and secured them to a tree. Lightning struck the tree and shocked the convicts, killing one named Dent, who was the 11th and end man. Count Radeni. prime minister of Austria, tendered to the emperor on the 2d the resignation of himself and the entire cabinet. The reason was that Count Radeni found it impossible to maintain a liberal majority in the recently-elected reichsrath. The four members of the "Button gang," named Francisco Gonzales y Borrego, Antonio Gonzales y Borrego, Sauriano Alarid and Patricio Talencia, condemned to death for the murder of ex-Sheriff Frank Chavez, were hanged together on one scaffold at Santa Fe, N. M., on the 2d. ADDITIONAL DISPATCHES. Charles Richards, who kept bar at "Rhoten's Rest," a roadhouse at El Paso, Tex., was murdered the other morning by a white tramp and two Mexicans, who then set fire to the house, burning it down on the dead man. The charred remains, with a crushed skull, were recovered from the ruins. The rangers went in pur suit of the murderers. The president has nominated Theo dore Roosevelt, of New York, to be as sistant secretary of the navy. Nearly 1,000 unemployed Germans and Bohemians held a meeting recently at Chicago under the auspices of the American Railway union. Priests and preachers were bitterly denounced as hirelings of men who are oppressing the masses. The steamer John W. Hart was burned at Greenville, 200 miles from Nashville, Tenn., on the upper Cum berland river. The cargo was de stroyed, but no loss of life occurred. The fire was caused by the upsetting of a stove in the pilothouse. Sporting men in New York have heard rumors of another probable fight between Fitzsimmons and Corbett. A certain authority, who is very close to Fitzsimmons. said that it would not be a surprise if the two pugilists met again in the ring inside of 12 months in a bout limited to 25 rounds, which could come off in New York state un der the Horton law. A newspaper published in Rome said that the hope was cherished by the Vatican that an understanding would soon be arrived at with the United States respecting the establish ment of diplomatic relations with Washington. The paper said it was asserted that President McKinley had recently sent for Archbishop Ireland, who would shortly be sent to Rome to confer with the pope. In the senate on the 6th Mr. Morgan spoke on his resolution for recognizing both parties in the Cuban war as belli gerents. The bankrupt bill was taken up and Mr. Stewart spoke against the measure. The sundry civil and the Indian appropriation bills were after wards reported. The situation at Fargo, N. D., was said to be appalling on the 6th, the Big Call river taking a big spurt and flooding the west side of the city and driving hundreds of people from their homes. Sidewalks were floating about and many people used them as rafts to move to dry land. All bridges have A been condemned as dangerous. DEMOCRATIC GAINS. Municipal Elections In Onto and 91 Icblgmo Unfavorable to Republicans. Cincinnati, April 6. The election in Cincinnati yesterday was for mayor and other city officials and members of the board of legislation. The repub lican ticket was headed by Levi C Good ale for mag-ar, and. the democratic ticket by Gusta r Taf eL the latter be ing elected by a plurality of 7,320, while the city gave McKinley a plurality of al most 20,000 last November and Caldwell, republican, for mayor three years ago, a plurality of 6,755. The issue here was on George IS. Cox, who has been recognized as a boss in the city and county politics for years, and a con trolling factor in state politics. The ticket headed by Goodale was named by Cox, and the issue was made against it as a Cox ticket. The democratic grains were made in the republican wards. Cleveland, O., April 6. The re turns of the municipal election indi cate that Mayor McKisson, republican, has been re-elected by a majority of from 1,000 to 1,500 over John H. Farley, democrat. This is a democratic gain of about 2,000 over the vote of last fall, when the city gave a republican majority of about 3,700. All the other candidates 6n the republican ticket are elected by large maj orities. ToLEDO,0.,April6. Samuel M. Jones, as mayor, and the entire city repub lican ticket was elected in this city by majorities ranging from 700 to 2,000. Toledo has been a "wide open" town, and Jones is supposed to represent the restrictive element. Columbus, O., April 6. For mayor, Samuel L. Black (dem.) was elected over Emmett Tompkins (rep,) by 427 plurality. Canton, O., April 6. As usual, when McKinley is not on the ticket, Canton yesterday went democratic Mayor Rice, for re-election, carried it by be tween 400 and 500 majority. The re mainder of the ticket is divided, the democrats winning a majority of the offices. Detroit, Mich., April 6. William C. May bury, democrat, was elected mayor ! yesterday by about 1,000 majority over i Capt. Albert, E. Stewart, republican. Maybury's election is looked upon as a decided defeat for Gov. Pingree, who I practically named Capt. Stewart as his j successor as mayor after the courts had ' overruled the governor's contention : that he could hold both offices of gov ernor and mayor. MR. BELL OUT. The Deputy CommUKioner of Pensions Loses His Position. Washington, April 6. The secretary of the interior has accepted the resig nation of Henry C. Bell, second deputy I commissioner of pensions, to take ef- ! feet immediately. Pension Commis- sioner Evans, speaking of the resigna- : tion, said; I On April 27, 1893, Mr. Bell voluntarily re- ' linquished his claims for pension. On Thurs day last I was sworn In as commissioner, - but owing to other business appertaining to i the office which I had before the interior department 1 did not take active hold of the ofilce until Saturday. During the interim. while Deputy Commissioner Dana was in charge, Mr. Bell had his psnsion restored, dat ing from April 28, 1893, giving him the original rate and entitling him to over $500 baclc money. Friday Mr. Bell tendered his resignation deputy, and on the above fact becoming known Secretary Bliss promptly accepted the resigna tion, dating from to-day. WIDOW COMES FIRST. Kansas City Court of Appeals Renders an Interesting Decision as to lienenciary Certificates. Kansas City, Mo., April 6. The Kansas City court of appeals yesterday held that a son could not assign to his father, who was not dependent upon him, the death benefit of a fraternal insurance society, while his wife was living. The death benefit had been be queathed by will to the father, who was only a legal creditor, no provi sion being made for the widow, and there being no children. The court affirmed the decision of the trial court that testator, by will, or the so eietv, by its constitution, could not contravene the statutes of the state. which declare the widow the first ben eficiary to be considered, and, after her, the children, or others dependent upon the insured. NORMAL SCHOOL ORATORY. Contest of Wisconsin. Illinois, Iowa, Mis souri and Kansas Colleges Will Take Place at Emporia. Emporia, Kan., April 6. The inter state oratorical contest of the state normal schools of Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri and Kansas will take place in Emporia May 7. Yesterday the judges were selected. Among them is William Jennings Bryan, who is one of the judges of delivery. The others are State Senator Hessin, ol Manhattan, Kan., and Superintend ent Hayden, of Des Moines, la. The judges on thought and composition are: Dr. E. E. White, Columbus, O.; Dr. F. W. Gunsaulus, Chicago; Superintend ent Greenwood. Kansas City, Mo.; Su perintendent Holloway, Fort Smith, Art., and Superintendent Seifert, Mil waukee. F. M. Malli" will represent Kansas. A Place for Ex-Mayor Davis. Washington, April 6. According to a well-defined rumor ex-Mayor Webster Davis, of Kansas City, Mo., is to be second assistant secretary of the in terior. The matter is said to have been decided yesterday when Secretary Bliss, of the interior department, gave his consent to Mr. Davis being given the place. THAT SPLENDID COFFER. Mr. Goodman, Williams County, 111., writes us: "From one package Salter's German Coffee Berry I grew 300 pounds of better coffee than I can buy in stores r.t 30 cents a pound. A package of this and big seed cata logue is sent you by the John A. SaJzer Seed Co., La Crosse., Wis. upon receipt of l$enls stamps and this notice, k Fnllnwinr " XnA AA ih. rw. 1-,' .1 bride?" ' Oh. ves." "Before evprvhvW" Xo. after pvpn-lvulv ravnf th. nn,l the organist." Detroit Journal. Noj-To-Uae fop Fifty Cents. Over 400.000cured. Whv not let Xo-To-TUr- regulate or remove your desire tor tobacco?" Paves nionev. makes health and mnnhnnf Cure guaranteed, 50c and $1.00, all druggists. Deserted Wife (in conversation with sym pathetic grocer) "And I trusted him saV Grocer ' Confound it! so did I." Tit Bits. Like Oil Uoon Troubled Waters is Hale'a- Honey of Horehound and Tar upon a cold.. 1. iKe s loothacue .Drops (Jure in one minute. He "I see that in making champagne the- crapes are squeezed six times or more. She " Isn't that nice?" Yorikers States man. All sorts of aches and uains nothine better than St. Jacobs Oil. It cures. He "Why are you so sad, darling?" She I was just thinking, dearest, that this is the last evening we can be together till to morrow. (.xmnc Cuts. A lot of boitblaelcs sittins on a curbstone may not be I-idia-rubber boys, though they are gutter perchers. The triants who frichten us most, often. turn out to be common-sized men on stilts- Barn's Horn. A man is usually bald four or five vear before he knows it. Not a Well Day Did She See For Months Can Now Sleep Well, Eat Well, and Pains Have Disappeared. " For several months my health had been failing, and I did not have a well day in this time. I had severe pains in my back, my limbs ached and I was restless at night. I suffered with loss of appetite and severe nervous head aches. A friend advised me to try Hood's Sarsaparilla. After taking this medicine for a while I found I was gaining in health rapidly. I now have a good appetite, can sleep well, and the: pains with which I suffered have aV most entirely disappeared. I am gain ing in flesh. I am still taking Hood's Sarsaparilla and I recommend it wher ever I go." Miss Sarah Smith, Sll North Park Street, Chillicothe, Ohio. Hood's SF arsa- parilla Is the Best in fact the One True Blood Inrifler. All druggists. (1, six for $3. Get only Hood's. HnArl'c DIHc act harmoniously -wltn. 1 lUUCl t ills Hood's Sarsaparilla. IF fj opened that' Dome or Root beer? The popping of a cork from a bottle of Hires is a signal of good health and plea sure. A sound the old folks like to hear the children can't resist it- HIRES Root beer la composed of the very ingredients the system requires. Aiding the digestion, soothing . the nerves, purifying the blood. A. temper ance drink; for temper ance people. Made onlr by Tb Charlc B. Him C FhOa. Apvktit BikM 6 Kallou, moia mrymn. The Waverley Bicycle for 1897 is the acme of bicycle construction. New and expensive principles of construction involved make the cost of building enormous. Hence the price is $100. The only bicycle with true bearings Last year the "Waverley was as good as any wheel in the market better than most. Because new -machinery was not needed for its continued construction, the price of the improved 1896 model has been reduced to $60 a saving of $25 to yon. , Catalogue Free. - Indiana Bicycle Co., indixnapcHs, td.