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The Helena independent. [volume] (Helena, Mont.) 1875-1943, December 03, 1891, Morning, Image 1

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orth Main Street.
Helena's cry is-"We need a pay
111 Manufacturing .is what we
quire." Well, we have insti
ted the pioneer Shirt Factory
Mf ontana. We have an ox
erienced corps of operators,
ho live in houses, eat gro
eries, patronize meat shops and
akeries; wear dry goods and
hoes, and we call on landlords,
rocers, butchers, bakers, dry goods
nd shoemen, and in fact all who
re interested in Helena's pros
erity, to have a dozen or a half
ozen shirts made, and keep these
perators busy and encourage one
f the pioneer industries of the
Everybody with the perceptive
bilities of a two-year-old willrec
gnize the fact that there are two
inds of clothing business. One is
he noisy and sensational, while
he other is the conservative and
aeritorious. One deals in the
ham and showy style of the 'cir
us' outfit; the other gives thought
the exact style and satisfaction
f the customer. One will tell how
hey sell goods for less than cost,
he other argues on the best quali
y, and endeavors to persuade the
ublic that in the genuine is the
atisfaction. One deals in sidewalk
olicitation, button - holing the
asser-by, while the other, relying
n the merit of. his goods and the
orrect principles of the day,
nakes his general appeal in the
egitimate manner and does the
alance of his business inside his
It is a sad commentary on the
ondition of business to think that
heChatham street style of business
s still in vogue in the city of Hele
ia and that it meets with any pat
onage whatever.
We will this week to dwell on
he merits of some lines of Over
:oats--this week in store: and
while we affirm not one is sold at
ess than cost, there is not one that
i merchant in the city of Helena
an or will meet in the prices we
n all the run of men's sizes from
3 to 44, in several shades; but the
'ne on which we build great hopes
, being rapid sellers is the seal
rown-one at $15 and one at $18,
xactly the same quality as the
roods we sold last year at $20 ann
524. We caught a gieat drive in
hcse goods, and our custom rs are
in with it."
:he bottle green is a nobby thinD
nd we have it in popular price, as
veil as the finest grade. We prob
&bly show as many lines as any
we houses in the city, an. 1 therc
ore it is extremely difficult to come
ato our store and ask for anything
a the regular line and not lind a
all assortment.
We show undoubtedly the fine.os
ine of Overcoats in the city, how
aver do not confine our attention
ro the more costly goods, bht. .give
;qual attention to the plopula.r
neos, ranging from $1:2 to $18.
vVe only ask comparison of
rices quoted by competitors with
rices we name. Call on every
lothier in town, then see what we
Ifer. Wo don't say: "We do as
eil;" but wevo say, "We do bot
e show a nice assortmont of Fur
rimmod Astracharns, Storm Costs
nd Dress Coats, ii fact, what.ever
oes to make an assorLment com
ortih Mai Street.
Sad Now Is the Lot of the Family
of Hon. Cyrus West
Penniless and Despondent the
Rare Old Man Lies on His
IIlls CGood Name Tarhlelmed by an Ingrate
Soun-The Transltlone of One Short
New Yomc, Dec. 2.-Fifty-one years ego
to-day, a New England youth known as
Cyrus West Field stood at the marriage al
tar, inll of vigor, hope, sturdy ambition.
His strength made its impress on the cen
tury, his hope bore him oup in his work, anli
his ambition has been rewarded with med
ale, with knighthood and with the thanks
of the United States congreas. Hand in
hand, the Now England youth and his help
fal wife came honorabll down through half
a century of time, almost to the p;esent
day. Little more than a week ago, how
ever, the woman he wedded on the day of
his majority, died. To-night, al
most .bereft of life, wrecked in
fortune and made penniless by the hanr.of
an ingrato and disgraced son. Cyrus Field
lies dying, at 72 years of age, in a hand
some home that no longer shall be his. Ed
ward M. Field, the sun who wrecked the
firm of Field, Lindley, Welohers & Co., is
ain iunmate of the Vernon house, a private
insane asylum, near the village of Mt.
Vernon. Mrs. Edward M. Field lies dan
georously ill at the home of her brother, Dr.
Lindley. 'Mrs.' D..A. Lindley, daughter of
Cyrus W. Field, is believed to be on her
death bed. This expresses in a few words
the pitiful conditiou of a family which, a
few weeks ago, were envied for its wealth,
happiness and social eminence. The fact
that to-day is the fifty-lirst anniversary of
Cyrus W., Field's marriage adds now sad
ness to the story of the day. A member of
the family to-night came from the bedside
of Cyrus Field and said: "He is completely
broken in health and spirit. Bereft of his
wife, his fortune, and crebshed by the fact
that his favorite son financially ruined the
family and made a mental wreck of him
self, the unfortunate old man feels that
death would be a welcome solace to him.
He feels that his Inams has been tarnished,
notwithstanding the fact that he has sacri
ficed his all to keep his son flom bank
Dr. Fuller. t he family physician, said:
3 'He ray live for several days, and he may
3 die in a few hours." Edward Field ap
3 aled to his father recently for
essistanee to prevent the failure of
the firm, all his' roson oae havikrg
beaen used up. His father consented to as
t sist him, and authorized him to take cer
tain securities from hbs strong box for that
Spurrrose. 'lhi son, however, took every ne
gotiable security there was in the box, but
even that did not trevent the firm's down
fell. It is believed that all that remained
of Mr. Field's once great fortune, before
1 this fresh trouble, did not exceed $1,000,
S000, and of that riot a dollar is
left. Dow much. Edward succeeded in
gettinp from his father is not known, but
t it is believed to have been $300,000. The
balance was believed to have been in unon
cumbered real estate, of which his house,
which' he sold this week, formed a part.
That Cyrus W. Field is now penniless re
calls the tact that he was supposed to have
been a special partner in the firm of Field.
Lindley & Co. for $500,000 until March 1
last. On that dale the, irmwasreoreanized
and the senior .Field is supposed to have
withdriawn this $500,000. It is now believed
that the 5o00.,00, if ii existed at all in that
way, was never withdrawn, but was lost,
rand that its lose brought about the reorgan
ination and introduction of new mcrubers
and that Edward M. Field's speculative
course continued with the result that the
moute of all the partner s was lost. as well as
the half-million belonging to his father.
'l'hs statement flequently made by
the assignRee that two partners
Lindley end Weichere, were innocent of all
knowledge cf the firm's condition, and that
it hod been going on until the failure is
laughed at by bankers anld brokers. A re
mark rads by Assignee Gould has been
the eubjoct of much comment to-day. Mr.
Gould said: "It seems to me that the
greater part of the money lost by the oper
:rtions of E. iM. Field was lost
right here by partners in the
lirm." Still Gould could. not begin
to give any estimate of tlie arnets and lia
bilties of the defunct firm. To show the
dilliculties he labored under, he said,
"Suppose parties should come here and pay
large sums of money to one of the partners.
andi suppose this money was paid right out
again by that varrner to other parties, then
tlhue t ausnetinns might not appear in the
books. Now. I have a suspicion that this
very thinr Ihas traken plice."
Edward.l M. Field, after the alleged des
perata attempt upon ) is life, has been re
rroved to a private insane esylurn at Mt.
Vo:non by orde: of Judge MdiAdam. In
the oflidavits the physieiairns deolare that
Edeward M. Field is a lunatic, danterous to
himself and others. ilMembers of the fainm
ily deny that he attempted to commit sui
-'l ainetd Ilho teds.
CnlrAno, Dec. 2.-JuMtice Woodman, be
fore whom the caser of the anarchists, who
wore arrested at a meeting held on Nov. 11,
a e being tried, to-day decidid that the
assemblies raided were unlawful ones. lie
fined tire loaders $100 each land the others
$10 earch. These lintis, at the in stlanie of
thei city attorney, were nt once suspended.
This action win presumraly taken for the
joi uri'se of avertinlg ant rpperl to tthe higher
courts. It is nuderstnood, however, that the
defendants will apieal, nevertholous.
lBig Theater i'rlijet.
CnIroAro, Dec. 2.-Steele Maokaye, actor
atid playwright, was before the World's
fair board of arabitects to-day, withll a
ccrhmes for a big oipera house and theater at
the eosiorition l'rorllrlds. lie conlteumplatea
a structr're lOOl600, rand says he is backed
by London and Now York aepitallets to the
extent of $1,5010,000, p,ovided the desired
concesaions ale secured.
'Toins High for Feanny.
Ni.i\ras Clrry, Doo. 2.--Whoe the curtain
went iup at (Crote' opera horses this evern
lug, wuror FIunny Davenporc is encegaod in
('leopatia, it was announced that Miss
)iDavenport was too ill to attempt to play.
Ai'letwards it was learrneds that she is ollfter
inur froln nervoua prostratiln, due to tho
Li:igh altitude of Denvewr, where she played
last week.
.i-re0 Sielupt 5Etaists.
IEir-onrA, Kria., I)le. 2.--A disastrous
prairlo fire swept over the northern part of
this (Iryons) county to-day. Maiy hay
staocks, graillcnire and orchards were
destroyed and the loss will amount to
thousands of dollars,
Ilue a eaning In tbhe Rutsell Case--The
Earl Ilooted.
LoNDON, Dee, 2.-Interest In the suit of
Countess lussell agninst her husband, Earl
Russel. for judicial separation was en
hanced by the publication of the proceed
inoge yesterday and lung before the opening
of court every seat was taken. Immediately
upon the opening of court, Sir Charles
Russell took up his cross-ozamination at
the point where it was broltea off yesterday
by the adjournment of couit.
IEliza Vale, the maid who found the
countess in a faint on the floor of her room,
toetilied that on this eccasion she heard the
countess pleading wl~i the earl. After
wards witness found her mistress naked lon
on the floor. With the pluseatation of this
testimony the evidence for the countess
closed, rSir Charloe luslell then epol!i in
defense of th eaorl. Sir Charles, in sub
tanllce, said he would limit himself to the
broad issue. The sole object of the present
suit was to force the payment of alimony by
the earl. ir C(harles them proceeded to re
but the ohargee of cruelty. lHe asked the jury
not to be carried away by the clever and
engaging woman tellibn them a story un
true in all its essential details, a woman so
I erverted ns to put forth the Rloborts inci
dent iii order to suppout a hopeless case by
odious imputations.
Mob law prevailed at the close of the
day's proceoedings. As the earl loft he was
hooted at, and attempits were made to strike
him. The police endeavored to protect him,
but the crowd ovepowered them and the
earl was obliged to seek refuge in the
temple. Being still followed, however, he
jumped into a cab and succeeded in getting
away amid the jeers and hisses of the mob.
Aclt.ons ISelle Reporls.
PIEra, Dec. 2.-Advices received by the
government as to the strength of the insur
gents in the field place the total number of
men at only 1,500. To judge from activity
In military ciroles, however, the imperial
authorities do not place implicit confidence
in the reports reaching them, and'they are
making preparations to deal with a much
larger force than that whi'oh is said to be
heading toward the capital. There are now
6,000 imperial troops guarding the places
along the great wail where it is expected
that the rebels will attempt to force a pas
sage. Advices received by the government
further state teat the movement, instead of
being a concerted lising against the em
peror, is nothing mooe than a scheme of
private vengeance. The wife of the leader
of an armed band of marauders was forci
bly abducted, wheereue:on he started
through the country on a mission of ven
geance, instructing his followers to make
reprisals upon the inhabitants.
Doubts the Story of tassacre.
PAnrs, Dec. 2.-A priest who has long
been engaged in foreign missions recently
returned here from the mission in Man
chooria. In an 'interview regarding the
startling events which have occurred of
late in that land, he expresses his doubts
as to the truth of the reports telling of the
massacre at the Belgian mission. He was
unable to believe the story that the insur
gents wore raiding the towns and were not
meetine with any resistance from the gov
ernment. The clergymen had 10,000
troops at Lead Long, all armed with the
latest and most approved style of
European weapons. 'lhey were also sup
plied with Krupp guns, and were thor
oughly drilled in military tactios. He es
tiniated that the number of Christians in
Olanchooria amounted to 15,000 persons.
Address to Recruits.
nE.RaLN, Dec. 2.-The Freisinnige Zeitung
asserts that the emporor's speech, made a
week ago on the occasion of the adminis
tration of the oath of allegiance to the re
cruits of the guard, really contained the
following: "Recruits. you have before
priest and altar sworn fealty to me. You
are too young to understand the true mean
ing of the words in which you have sworn,
but be diligent ire tollowing the instruction
given you. You have, my children, sworn.
That manns that you give your soervice
to ime, body and soel. You have only one
enemy, and that is my onemy. In the
present socialist agitation I may order you,
whicrh God forbid, to shoot your relatives,
your brethren, even your parents, and you
must obey without murmur."
heada Winds and High Seas.
VoNaoruvra, B. C., Doc. 2.-The Canardian
Iacilic steamer Empress of China arrived
to-day, having left Yokahalnar Nov. 12.
The vessel had a very stormy passage, with
bead winds of hurricane force and seas that
ran mountain high. When off the Aleutian
islands a warve stove in the steel life boat
and swept over the hurricane deck, water
rushing down the funnels altd grating, ex
tinguishing the tree in some of the furn
aces. The irmail boat was carried over a
spar on the ship's decks by the force of the
wind. She weathered the storm bravely
and reached Itort on time and had only one
boat slightly damaged. On Nov. 28, Chis.
W. Goode, of Cleveland, died and was
buried at sea.
Thae Polltli.al Pot IBoiling.
D)vnulr, D])ec. 2.-A disgraceful row oc
curred at Limerick station to-day. The
McCarthyites had a convention. Amont
the prominent speakers were Wem. O'(lrien
acnd Jon Dillon. When they leached the
station after the smeeting a large number of
L':rnellites prer-.ent insulted them. Trouble
rollowed and ac lively scrimunerro with
sticks ensued, many Plarnellltes being hurt,
several so severely that their wounds trhad
to be dressed at the hospital.
Aillituei of Cathoeli BHishops,
PARrs, Dec. 2.-In the chalrber of depu
lire to-day Hiubbard gave notice of his in
eretion to questionl Minister Fallieres in
cegard to the attitude of Catholic bishops,
and demand that tie government notify the
-atici oan t tie trrrrintion of the con
rordet at the and of the year. The news
plear Figr ao has been fined 500D franca for
epening ra sulbcription for the benelit of
he condemued archbishop of Aix.
I)ol PI'ollro oVery Lo,-.
'PAIrs., 1Dec. 2.--'The condition of Dom
Pedro. the ex-emperor of lrazil, is exciting
lhe grertcrs apprehension. iHe was et
rIckod by chdrill vesteriay and despite tirhe
ettention of his physicians, he hlat con
inued to grow worse. His physicians held
r conrultatiol arind express mluch uneasi
eves regarding the ex-omperor's condition.
I'oerelgn Ilrnlashom,
A Vienna political eorrespondent eays
shat France, ill view of the situationl in
.hina, thes urged the powers to tako ieume
lilte united action.
Ti rlothy -enaly haiss commenced an action
sgainst tlunroo to comlpel him to restore
lho Irish funds to those entitled toe the
,rsaoeasion of the mloney.
T'he budget corrnitfte.,r of the icerruan
"Bschsteng iharl votetd I0ii,000t martks to be Ie
roted to providing for ea proper Germnan cx
ibit at the Chicago Columbian exhibition
n 18iS,
lr the lower rhouse of tirhe Auistrian ratrle
:tag the minister of mrollltnrcer taunoeuncetl
hat irl spite of the comuler iall pulley of
he United States tihe gover'nlUent has rde
idedl to take part otllically irn the Chicago
lerlin. Owing te, the large numbelr f
elriert, tire seepplomaentary hsrracks at
oaubiteo hoslJitai have bten opeleed for
heir acconmnodation, all the ordinary
"ards being full.
Thanks to the Extravagance of Mr.
Czar Reed's Billion Dollar
Recoipts of the Government Do
Not Begin to Equal Ex
The A i nual Report of thie Tretsw'rer of the
Unitted Statees-Seome FIgures
T'VWrlli Studying,
WAmrroi'roTo , Dec. 2.--United tates
Treasurer Nboeher hba submitted his an
nual report to Secretary Footer:'. Thel ordi
nary revenues of the governmuet the past
fiscal year were $292,412,447, or $10,488,535
less than the year before; net 'ordinary ex
pendituree, exclusive of amounts paid in
premium on bonds purchased, .$55,372,084,
an increase of $57,6134,198. 'he surplus
revenues were thus out down from $105,
344,496 to $37,339,702, which, last summer,
was applied to the reduction of the public
debt. The postal revenues amounted to
$06,702,.108, and expenditures to $7{!.0067,580,
an increase of about $5,000,01) on both
sides. Reduction effected during the year
in the principal of the bonded debt, and
circulating notes which cannot be re-issued
amounted to $'116,590,273, and required the
expenditure of $126,991,994, including pre
miums on bonds purchased. This sum was
made up by taking $89,751,731 from the re
serve in the treasury in addition to the
surplus revenues of the year. The conse
quent reduction in the annual interest
chargesd was $4,322,002. According to re
vised figures the amount of money in the
country June 80, exclusive of certificates in
circulation, for which the treasury held de
posits, was $1,676,078,102, of which x$180,
412,019 belonged to the treasury and $495,
6(6,083 was in circulation. There was a
net loss of $49,000,000 of gold, and a net
gain of upwards of $40,000,000 in other
money, and a consequent contraction of
about $9,000,000 in the whole volume.
The treasurer computes that during the
past ten years there has been an average
increase of $52.200,000, from the end of
June to the end of December, intho amount
of money actually in circulation, followed
by an average decrease of $14,200,00)3 from
the end of December to the oud of June.
The increase realized in the past year has
been nearly double this average of $38,000,
000, and in the last two the average has
been exceeded by $43,000,003. Unusually
large amounts of notes of small denomina
tions have been sent out to the west and
south since the first of July, chiefly for de
posits in the gub-treasury in New York.
The aggregate, up toithe mlide" i, Novem
ber, reached ttl 6of" . 0.0,000, as.
against $61,000 000 for the whole of the pro
ceding year. There has been measurable
improvement in the condition of coinage.
Pas ticularly has silver been affected, nearly
$1,000,000 of uncurrent coins in the treas
ury having been restored to full weight.
As a result of this, and some special efforts
in other directions, the amount of frac
tional silver in the treasury has been much
reduced. Many inquiries for silver specify
new coins. It is believed that but for the
prejudice against all coins showing any
signs of wear, the treasury would long since
hayve been relieved of a good portion of its
load of fractional silver.
The treasurer points out that this preju
dice in the case of silver coins, is altogether
groundless, since they derive their currency,
not from weight, but from the stamp of
the mint, anu are received at the treasury
for full value as long as the stamp can be
recognized, provided the loss of metal is
due to natural wear. Nearly $07,000,000 in
national uank notes were ledeemed, an
amount much above the average. Deposits
of new two per cents exceeded the with
drawals of old bonds and there was nn
iaeue of new notes amounting to about $7,
Annual Report of Mr. Lacey-Natlonal
Bnak Statistlic.
WAmuFINOTON, Dec. 2.--The annual report
of Comotroille of Currency Lacey shows
that during the year ending Oct, 31, 193
new banking associations were organized
with an aggregate chpital of $20,700,000,
thus exhibiting a growth largely in excess
cf the annual average of the past years.
Forty-one associa tions went into voluntary
liquidation and twenty-five became insolv
eat, leaving the not gain for twelve months
127, with a capital of $12,553,000. The
number of banks in operation ie 3,691, hav
ing a capital stock of $6si,75M,845; bonds
deposited to secure circullation. $152.113,850;
bank notei outstanding $171,368;,8!13, in
cluding $,35,430,721, represented by lawful
money d.losited for their redemption. Of
the now aaeociatinoj uninety-nine are lo
cated west of the Missisiippi river, and
ninety-five in uouthorn status. The in
crease is well distributed, however. New
banks have boon organized in forty-one
states. In the number of failures, the
'Iresent number exceeds any revionu youear.
Mix banks which were cloaed during the
year were restorel by the volntary con
tribution of sharehollers, T'Jute altairs of
1012 insolvent banks have been closed at an
average expense: of t).28 per cent., withl an
averageo dividend to creditors oa 71.17 per
Attention is co.led to the neconsity of
legislation mnole clearly ldetining tho duties
ot tlirectors, alno to the nlood of eslUoe
in thr rt nietiiol ulepo i aie olutntodteLIsL
which may be lawfully aiffordet to offlieors
aitu directors by way of lonus anid disconlte.
'I h co ompltoll'r dicisrouraRi thle causes of
the monntlary strinllneuy of 1390, and the
isteni of clearing house luoa certiicates in
New York, 'hiltadelt.ia and iBloston. The
failures tecorded ire looked ilpoll as the re
sult of the collalao uof the spluoilative spirit
which has been gehmrallv prevalent for the
pa1ti live yenmre, rolutly aigravatedl by icone
tary etringeaiuelll oeperienoced by nmost of
the nations with which we sustain conl
mercial relations.
'T1II 'ZAlit'et PIEltO((ATIVII,
Iis Anathorlty to Counit i Qnutorumn Argued
In Waushtinglu i.
W.AsuetNTON, D3o. 2.---'liti hearing of the
three cases involving the McKinley sot
closed in the supremo court to-day witlh
brief airgIiuent by Mr. Clark, of Now York.
Holicitor General Taft opened for the gov
ornenlllt. ''lhe elsoe was brought hole by
the United Mlates i tlln appeal front the
decisioin of the cirncuit court of thi t tnited
itaites for tIhe eruthern dietrict of New
York in favor of Iliin it (Co. 'huis caUe il
voIlves the validity of the LlDilley worsted
not. 'I'he Ipilut ,f nilot publt interest ill
coilneotiou with the act is that the well-ro
iemlulloerd quetluol of "oNo quorum" is
Iestead. The gist of the oilleittor-glnlerl's
mtgillnitent it that the house 11i.had owe\r to
nmake uthe rnle under which the bill was
passed. IEdwin li. toiith, of New York, ar
gued the importer's aide of the sase, umain
tining that it was nocenuary to show a
rman's preenco by his naction. Justioe
iitower s.aid the poltt urmertd to i.e that it
Wrt.' ntcoltsary that a tman should he heard
inld lot seen, and lasked hlow it would hbe if
a roan tnawerodl by telepolone to roll call.
Could he l;o countedt? Smith was doubtful
on that point, but thought he mnight be,
porhals. If the louse put his name on the
journal. Attorney General Miller closed
the cuse with a brief lrKllmett in f avor of
the govelnwment'a contention.
WYsather Crop lnullertln.
WAtmetra0roN, Dec. .--'Tho monthly
weather crop bulletin says: Novomber han
boon colder than usnetl over the entire
country east of the Rocky mountains and
warmer than nsual wont of the Itockica.
Two cold waves during the tlonth wore at
tended by unusually cold weather, produc
ing tmpelltratuireri front one to two degteros
lower than ever Ipreviously reco!duld for
this soason of theo yer. and carried tho
frost line south over nolthtrn Florida.
During the month precipitation was in cr
coss generally throughout central vylloyu',
in the lake region and the Dakotas, while
lose than usual on the coasts and frotlr
Texas north to NebrePka. Heavy rainfnls
over the winter wheat region doublsee re
sulted in some boneoit to orop, bunt not ni
much as was exrected owilng to the recent
low toemperature, which htta left the ground
frozen. T'he warm wave now extending
over the central valleys will cauas thawing
weather throughout the wintor wheat re
Iadil Not Heard It.
WAerIrsOTOx, Dec. 2--It is stated at the
C(hinsee legation that there has been no dis
patch received there stating that a prelim
inary skirmish had recently taken place at
at the port of Shanghai between two Italian
gun boats and the Chinese navy and that
the two former woere sant in deep water.
The minister said he believed the story to
be without foundation.
Poter Will (io South.
WASIrNGTON, Dec. 2.--Secretary Foster
still continues to improve slowly, but does
not gain in satength as rapidly as his friends
expected. He will go to some point in the
south early next week for a few day's rest
before resuming his official duties.
Clrculation O'er Capita.
WAsnIO'ONro, Dec. 2.-A statement pre
pared at the treasury department shows
that there has been a net increase of $12,
789,900 in circulation since Nov. 1. The
circulation per capita, Dec. 1, is stated at
Secured by the Ltobber, Who Held Up the
Express Tralu.
ST. Lours, Dec. 2.-So effeootually did the
robbers of the St. Louis & San Francisco
train perform the work that there is not the
slightest clew to their identity or where
abouts. Manager Damsel, of the Adams
Express company, said that he was sure the
amount stolen would riot exceed $20,000.
At the San Francisco ofli-c the amount so
cured by the robbers is stated to be about
$75,001. Supt. Damsel refuses to deny or con
lirm the story that the total loss will reach
$75,000, but admits it exceeds $20,000, the
amount hbe fir;fbsave out te te Comp.'urliy'
lose. 'Tie robbers seema to hail dtttn
safely away as the detectives fail to find
any trace of them.
When the train reaohed Paris, Tex., the
express messenger who relieved Messenger
Mrlulrenen says the haul made by the robbers
may run up into hundreds of thousands of
dollars. The run was a heavy one, as at
this season the southern banks are getting
large sums for cotton payments.
Ioes Keeloy's Cure Cure?
"DwraHT. Ill., Dec. 2.-In an interview
with Dr. Leslie E. IKeeley in relation to the
two suits of one Henry Monroe vs. the Les
lie Keeley company for the failure to cure
said Monroe of drunkenness and for dam
age to his health for taking the gold cure
treatment, the doctor said Mr. Monroe was
under treatment from May to June 22 and
was cured of the drinking bhabit. This
Monroe admitted. He afterward returned
to drinking, excusing the fact with the
statement that during sickness the physi
cian prescribed the liquor for him, and the
habit became again fixed on him. He left
Dwight, so far as the doctor knows, for no
other reason than that he had become so
dissiontesl that he could find no employ
merit. If the matter ever should come to
trial, he is prepared to defend himself.
LrW WVater in the Lakes.
Curcanoo, Dec, 2.-The light 'rain fall of
the past four seasons has caused an unusu
ally low stags of water in the whole chain
of lakes. Vessels with more than fourteen
and a half feet draught cannot pass through
the Soo canal. The wale in the lake here
yesterday morning was lower than ever be
fore recorded. 'This was due to the low
stage of water and the fact that a south
wind drove the water away from the end of
the lake. For a short the city water supply
was serlously threatened. Water was so
low in thie lake at the crib that the pumps
could get only half the usual amount. 'Tli
'wind finally shifted and the water returned
to its natural level.
A Reign of Terror.
KrNoxvIrir, Tennr.., loe. 1.-The mines at
Oliver Springs are now idle because the
white miners have atruck. The cause of
the strikeo was the isarirncei of warrants for
ten of themu for participrating in an outrage
against the colored llriness,who were driven
frene their homes by the white menro. There
has beeo a regular reign of terror for the
past few days.
'tlhe lonllriodrsl Actor.
Saa FIiANatcicO, Dec. 2.-Actor M. B. Cur
tie, "Sau.'l of iPoset," who shot l.olicomalL
Alexandor Grant, stied out a writ of habreso
corpus to-day, returnable before tilh
uriromes court to-niorrow niihrt. ('urtis is
now in flite county jail awaiting trial for
mlurder and wants to be released tln bsil,
whlch was refused hims by Judge Troutl.,
culnuiltilg lllaýisrl'rate.
r:'lorlced a Ilttlrlk .ti'n.
(CINlrrN.\T'r, Dec. 2.-A ditspatch t'ronl
Madisonvillo, Kli., says that burglars nlast
night robLbed the safe of tie Ilopkins
(Coulty bank of $1,003 in gold coin aird
hills. Stockholders holli a meeting as
soon as the lose heoanle knownl arrd voted
to reintliuree tile banuk.
Itig ia (Cave rof i)ieth.
WesT Sureoror. Wis., 1)oo. 2.-Last night.,
two boys, August Swan and Armour Clover,
did not relurn home. 'l'o-day their reomains
were fround in a frozen siew dust pile. I'ht
bovy had dug it holel in thlie ile. 'lThe erust
fell inll aid crushed tlihre to death.
An Ihlerlioneier lar',e.
uwiu\or, DIec. 2.-.-At ties Kellogg hosoe
esal to da y thl, Ihst prire realized was for
the li loctionuc r minr iriiiSullni, .abu s lliltug
for $li,2L'ri to ier I trevious half-owner, Baumr
htownr of h.ualrucuZir.
s',nr-irssinlrg New lorFk's \lrtr.
At.usANY. N. Y., DIo 2.--lThe state boardI
of carrlvassora was o:illed to order this rlrorn
ilg. All umembers wore present. After tihe
vote for congresturarn the board adjourned
until to-morrow.
It Was to Get Pennsylvania Repub
licans in Line for the
The Result Is That all Anti-Har
rison People Are up in
A JDelegation flltterly Hostile iVill Be
Selected.-An.ything to ]hoeat flarrelsnt
ts T'helr:Cry.
P'tit r, iLli r A, Dec. 2.--'1'he PeUnsylvania
delegation to the Minnearcolis convention
will bo for Blaine primarily, but it will be
in any event bitterly opposed to Presi ent
Harrison's renomination, and the rep bll
can leaders in the state, led by Senators
Cameron and Quay and Christopher Magee,
expect to be in a combination of republi
can politicians of power in other states
strong enough to defeat thei president's of
forts to secure for himself a second term.
The president himself has precipitated the
fight for control of the delegation in this
A few weeks ago he sent Prince tRussell
to this city and to i'ittshurg to organize
the federal ollice-holders against the domi
nent leaders of tie party in the state. The
young man consulted Collector Cooper,
ub-'Treasurer 'Walters, Surveyor of the
Port Rtidgway, Marshall Leeds and others,
the net result being that Cooper was placed
in command of the Harrison forces in the
state, and an effort inaugurated to set up
Harrison candidates for districl delegates
all over the state, and especially 'bhiladel
phia, where the Comeron-Quay-Magee- Mar
tin machine was supposed to be setting up
an anti-Harrison delegation.
An effort at the same time was made
through Postmaseter-General Wanamalker
to modify the anti-Harrison movement in
various ways. and it was expected that
Manufacturer ':Thomas Dolan would aid
the Harrison movement by his influence
with Senator Quay and other republican
leaders. These movements at once became
known to the anti-Harrison combination,
which had already, under the hint thrown
out by Senator Quay, taken up position
under the Biaine standard, and the result
has beauen not only the formation of the
lines by the auti-administration forces in
every district in the state, but tile develop
ment of the plans for the anti-Harrison
tuovements, in conjunction with the Penn
sylvcnia leaders, all over the country.
One of the most important declarations"
made by the anti-Har ison combination is
that Mr. Dolan will not only not aasist the
president, but that he is actually for
Shlaine, and will be made a delegate at
large to the national convention, antd emay
become the nominlal leader of the delegu
swtitha oin ulaore ar dentc pocrpi to de
foeat .tariabn tlu ltt' t'. nominitte Hl'iner
'I'lere will be eight delegates at largeo from
Pennsylvania anbd fifty-six district dole
netes. Four of these delegates at large
have already been decided upon, or at
least partially selected, as follows: 'l'homas
Dolan, Curistopher Magee. P. A. D. Wide
nor and Mr. Mullin, the Holly Springs
paper maker. It is a qusetion whether Sen
ator Quay or Cameron will go as a delegate
at large. If the two senators decide that
Cameron should be put' upon the delega
tion Senator Quay will become a district
delegate. The three other deleantes at
large are as yet uninstructed. iaid one of
the most promicment republican leaders in
the state last night: "We expect to have a
delegation which will vote as a unit for
Mr. Blaine, if he is a candidate. and as a
unit against the nomination of Mr. Harri
aon if he is a candidate. We do not think
that Harrison will be nominated, even if
Bhlaine does not make the fight, although
we feel sure of Blaine now. The president
is engaged iu setting up the southern dole
uatious, and the recent work of his friends
in this state shows that he is not asleep.
"Senator Platt, of New York, will proba
bly be his most ardent friend, but the re
publican leaders do not want Harrison
again, it is amusing to find what he ex
pects in Pennsylvania. He supposed that
Cooper could easily manage his own dis
trict, and that Walters could fix up matters
out his way. Then ltidgway andl Leeds were
expected to at least geat the thin edge of a
wedge in the Pennsylvania delegation.
Well, we have stopped all that aind no
Harrison man will pet in if we know him."
heo local effect of Prince Hal's mission
ary efforts is apparent in the activity of
the candidates for district delegates to
Minneapolis. lMarshal Leeds' elforts to
get in line with the orders issued resulted
in his becoming a candirldate himself in his
district, but ihe has already been bowled
out, and David H. Lane anid either Magis
trate Aheru or Jacob WVildmerter will be the
two delen.ites.
Magistrate I)urblan and Amos W. nIac
are the likely delegates fromu the First dis
trict, but this slate may be changed and it
may be Slack and CongressmUan Binghamb .
The slate in the Third district is Com
misaioner Stulb and Select Counnilhna
Anlderson. Chairruan Porter end A. S. L.
ShielJ will probably be olected from tile
Fourth district, and David Martin and
John S. McKinley will succeed in the Fifth
diet riot.
't'his means a solid anti-Harrison dole.
gationl from Plhiladelphla with not a fed
oral otilce-holder in sight.
'The lilaliue and anti Harrison people
have already scored ono victory in 'Penl
sylvania in the election of Mr. High, of
Rleading, as a district delegate.
l)Otl. Not' liNOW A SNULI.
A Neblranlka lawyer Mtakee tLxenuse for
il1rr' iono's Inotillity.
()AtAu., Dec. 2.--Stakingll of the Wash
ingiton ropolt stating that thlo 1national re
putblican cotlllluittOo was snubllbed by Ploci
delnt Harrison, the Nobraskla memtlbelr, lon01.
John N. ''hllureton., says: "I saw IlOtlilng
that couldt be rlesoalllbly diatortod ilto Ia
slight or enllub in the recepoltion accorded
tihe ropublican llnatIltoi cOIunlllitteo by roee
idotrt loturivou. VWhllu we called at t,1he
\Vhite house thle lpresidoult wasll oeiitngd ill
COnlVO:ailtion with ii illIl11uwbIOyV IU1d we wero
compellled to wait about hlt hll an hor bellfore
we could seel htll. WIhi Oi we wVre tiltully
received by the president he was just sco or
dial as usual. Mr. lilrriaon is not by na
ture a mlanl who talks Ifrecly; he is resoelved
snid quiet Ulnde' almost all cirlumestlinre,.
Mr. H1Iirrision and i\r. ilthino are very dif
ferent in that respect. Tho lattler is frea
land lpositive and(i glntill Iyv inatulore.
"Ilow did Mr. lnaine receive the coim
"lin his 1usual wlholl-CouleOl liluuIIIor. t0o
was looking remarkably well. I was agree
ablly Irurririeod to see hil ilprovlllovoe t il
htalth. I bolileve he 1ha;s nIlt looled better
since 1lM8( th1lit ho did wlho we called upon
hinl the other day inl \Vtshinlgloin."
11" Ill.AINI 1I)OEtN"'' TVAWNI' IT,
In Thlat C ase Il r. It a'irsol, Preeint In
mnilbenet, IMly ietl It.
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