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Annual Report of United States Treasurer Morgan. A. Detailed Statement of the Receipt and Expenditures For the Fiscal Year Ended Jane 30 A Decrease In the Net Revenue. Washington, Nov. 24. The treasurer of the United States, II. D. Morgan, has submitted to Secretary Carlisle the annual report on the operations and condition of the treasury: The net ordinary revenues for the fiscal year ending June SO, cents omit ted, were $297,722,019, a decrease of B88,097,609, as compared with the year before. The net ordinary expendi tures were 8307,525,279, a decrease of f 15,952,074. Including the public debt the total receipts on all accounts were 8724,000,533, and the expenditures 008, 908,552. At the close of business on June 30, 1893, there stood on the books of the department, charged to the treasurer, a balance of $733,467,555. Adding to this the receipts on all accounts gives $1,462,470,093. as total to be accounted for, and deducting the expenditures leaves a balance of $763,565,540 on June 30, 1894. In addition to these balances, however, there were other liabilities arising from the postal revenues, from disbursing oflicers and from other sources, which brought the total to $776,041,808 at the former date and to $904,854,753 at the latter. After setting aside the amounts treated as unavailable, the principal of which are the deposits made at the states under the law of 1836, there re mained the sum of 8746,538,655 in 1893, and the sum of $775,310,559 in 1894, rep resented by live assets in the several offices of the treasury and mint, to gether with deposits in national banks. Of these balances the sums are $584, 593,920 and $616,155,820 respectively, were on deposit for the redemption of outstanding certificates and treasury notes, leaving $161,994,735 and $159,154, 739 as the balance on account of the general fund. The treasurer remarks that the im pairment of the gold reserve, render ing necessary the issue of bonds in February, was caused chiefly by the depletion of the treasury resulting from insufficient revenues. Even when the supply of paper had become so re duced that the treasury was obliged to pay out large sums of gold in the ordi nary disbursements, the coin was free ly returned in the revenues. The pro ceeds of this loan were $53,600,000 in gold coin and certificates, and during the month of February there were re deemed $19,200,000 of notes in gold, pre sumably to meet subscriptions to the loan, so that the net gold proceeds were about $39,500,000. This, together with a gain of $l,500,000 in gold from ordinary sources, brought up the re serve, during the month, from $(55,000, 000 to $100,500,000, while the net assets of the treasury, with an excess of $7, 000,000 of expenditures over receipts for the month, increased from $125,000,000 to $177,000,000. During the succeeding months, until the end of the first week in August, the reserve was affected by deficient revenues and withdrawals of gold for export, the movement abroad having been stimulated by the necessi ty which the treasury was under of furnishing toexporters new full weight after the supply of old pieces had been exhausted. The lowest point touched by the reserve was $52,189,500, on Au gust?, 1894. Prior to July, 1892, the gold reserve was but little affected by withdrawals of coin, there never having been any considerable demand for the redemp tion of notes. Even when gold exports were heavy the metal was furnished by bankers from their vaults or was ob tained from the treasury for gold cer tificates, of course without impairment to the reserve. During the last two years, however, the treasury has been called upon to furnish nearly the whole of the requirements for exportation, and there have recently been consider able withdrawals for other uses. To the end of September the total redemptions of United States notes in gold since the resumption of specie payments were $181,300,000, and the total redemption of the treasury notes in gold from -their first issue were $63, 000,000. The two important events of the year affecting the condition of the public debt were the issue of $50,000,- OCd 5 per cent bonds to replenish the gold reserve and the stoppage of the purchase of silver bullion by the issue treasury notes. With reference to the retirement of treasury notes, the treasurer says that prior to August 1, 1893, the treasury had been able to provide for the re demption of treasury notes in silver dollars out of the holdings of silver, so that there had not been up to that time, any impairment of the total amout of the silver funds ac cumulated under the act. On the third of that manth, however, the silver dollars and bu ill ion in the treasury had become reduced to the amount re quired by law to be retained for the payment of outstanding treasury notes and certificates and the demand for the redemption of notes continuing in consequence of the scarcity of the ajnall denominations of currency, it became necessary to draw upon the dollars coined especially for that pur pose. The silver fund being thus im paired the notes so' redeemed were can celed in order to preserve the required equality between the silver in the treasury 'and the notes outstanding. The total amount of the notes retired in this way, up to October 31, was $4 - 790.434. The amount of new issues of United States paper currency put into circula tion during the year was $350,959,190" having been exceeded but once, in 1S93 The amount of worn and mutulated notes redeemed was $319,002,290. This h9S also been exceeded but once, in 1893. The total paper circulation reached its highest point in May last, when it stood at $1,175,000,000. Since then there has been a slight ual redemption and retirement of gold certificates, the issue of which was . 1 . 1 1,A 'la... ........ : the gold reserve of the treasury fell below $100,000,000. . i r.y u: ip XaJ - m. V wUaUVMu exposition, having finally declined to defray the expenses of recoining the Columbian half dollars, which have found their way into the treasury, they have been offered to the public at par in exchange for gold or gold cer tificates, and a considerable sum of tltf" IH0 mn,.mm. - manner. The Isabella quarters in the treas ury p. re retained for the requisition the board of lady managers qC the ex position. r The amount of counterfeit silver coins and fractional curre;y detected at the offices of the treasury during the year was $10,500, an increase of $9SC over the year before. Under the provisionof the last In dian appropriation act, the face value of certain defaulted state bonds and stocks, formerly belonging to the In dian trust fund, kas been placed upon the books of the.treasury to the credit of the several tribes, to draw in terest at the rate of 5 per cent, per annum, and the bonds and stocks have become the property of the United States. There was an in crease during the year of $1,552,250 in the face value of the bonds held on ac count of the sinking funds of the Pa cific railroads, which amounted, on June 30, to $18,960,000. Notwithstanding a change in the reg ulations, whereby senders of national bank notes for redemption were re quired to bear the charges for trans portation, the redemptions were the heaviest since 18S6, amounting to $105, 000,000, or more than half of the aver age circulation. OUR TREATY WITH JAPAN. Points ot Difference Between the Old and the New. Washington, Nov. 24. The proposed new treaty between Japan and the United States was signed by the secre tary of state and Minister Kurino yes terday morning and will be sent to the senate for ratification on the reassem bling, December 3. It replaces the old treaty of 1S53 be tween the United States and Japan, and the principal differences from ex isting conditions are as follows: The foreign settlements become in corporated with the general municipal system of Japan, the foreign consular authorities being replaced by the Jap anese judicial authorities. This sweeps away the extra territoriality clauses of the existing treaties, which have been so long repugnant to Japan, and which made an American who in fringed Japanese laws amenable to trial only before an American consul under American law. In return for this concession by the United States, existing limits of travel for Americans in Japan are abolished,' and the citizens of the United States and the subjects of Japan have full liberty to travel or reside where they will, enjoj-ing full protection for their persons or property. This, however, does not enable Japanese to come to the United States in violation of our contract labor laws. THE MADAGASCAR EXPEDITION. The Question of Granting a Credit There for Debated in the 'French Chamber of Deputies. Paris, Nov. 21. The chamber of deputies was crowded yesterday, the occasion being the debate on the ques tion of granting a credit for the Mada gascar expedition. Conspicuous among the diplomats present was United States Ambassador Eustis. The principal speeches were made hy M. Gaston de Donville-Maillefun, ex treme left, and M. Andre Lebon, re publican, both of whom supported the credit. M. Julien Dumas, radical republi can, opposed the credit, and warned the chamber that the minimum expense would be likely to reach 200,000,000 francs and the campaign would require 30,000 troops, both monetary and mili tary requirements being overwhelm ingly in excess of the credit asked and the military force authorized. All this he declared would eventually ben efit England. M. Ilonatoux, minister of foreign affairs, replied to M. Dumas in a speech whicharoused great enthusiasm and at its conclusion evoked tremendous ap plause. PALPABLY ABSURD. Flan to Induce the United States to Ftit nlsh Money to Maintain Canadian Can. als. Toronto, Ont., Nov. 24. A dispatch from Minneapolis Thursday night stated a secret committee of the Deep Waterways association, of which C. A. Howland, of this city, was a member, had been appointed to bring to fruition a plan whereby the United States gov ernment is to be induced to furnish $2,000,000 required annually for the maintenance of the Canadian canal system on condition that the canals be thrown open to American shipping. Concerning it Mr. Howland said: "The dispatch is palpably absurd. It was evidently sent out by some person who did not know one iota of the sub ject about which he was writing." Mr. Howland says that a meeting of the executive committee will be held in Chicago next week, at which general matters of business will be discussed and a future plan of cam paign marked out. ANOTHER VICTIM Of the Brutal Tactics of the Football Field. Alliance, O., Nov. 24. It became known Thursday afternoon that Harry P.ider, the right guard of the Mount Union college football team, was severely injured in Monday's game with the Hiram college eleven, and is in a critical condition. During the first half he was kicked on the back of the head by a Hiram player in a rush, but pluckily finished the game. Afterward he became delirious and at times it takes the strength of four men to hold him in bed. His physician says the kick has caused a clot of blood at the base of his brain. Young Rider is a son of Dr. W. H. Rider, of Akron, presiding elder of the Akron district M. E. church. The Marriage Contract Between Nicholas and Alex Signed. St. Petersburg, Nov. 24. The mar riage contract of the Czar and Princess Alix was signed yesterday by M. De Giers, minister of foreign affairs, and Count Voronozoff-Dashkoff, minister of the imperial household. It contains certain provisions for the bride, both during the czar's life and in the event of his death. Acquitted by the Court and Hanged by a Mub. Lanpkum, S. C.,ov. 23. Last night a negro, charged with having ravished a white girl in Polk county, N. C, three days ago, and who was yester day examined and discharged by the North Carolina authorities, was brought across the state line and hanged. His body was found this morning within a quarter of a mile of Landrum. The report of Chief Hazen of the United States secret service shows 637 arrests for the year- A GREAT SCOUNDREL. Holmes, the Han of Many Aliases, and Frlnceipal Conspirator In the Plot Whereby the Fidelity Mutual Life In surance Co. was Swindled Ont of SIO, OOO Proves to Be One of the Greatest Scoundrels Unhung Pitzel, the Alleged Dead Man, Said to Have Been Seen In Chicago. Philadelphia, Not. 22. All the parties implicated in the conspiracy by which the Fidelity Mutual Life Insurance Co. was defrauded out of $10,000, except B. F. Pitezel, the supposed dead man, are in Philadelphia to-day. H. H. Holmes, the arch-conspirator, accompanied by his alleged wife and Mrs. Pitezel, the latter having with her Meda, her 16-year-old daughter, and baby boy, ar rived yesterday from Boston in custody of Detective Crawford and Special Agent Perry of the insurance company. Jephtha D. Howe, the St. Louis attorney, who is also under in dictment for being implicated in the affair, accompanied by his attorney, Marshall F. McDonald, arrived this morning. That Holmes is the most accom plished and most desperate criminal that has been taken into custody for some years is shown by his own con fessions, which are made not as con fessions, but simply as giving the story of his life. Took a New and Unexpected Turn. Philadelphia, Nov. 21. The sensa tional conspiracy against the Fidelity Mutual Life association, for which Herman Mudgett, alias Holmes, alias Howard; Lawyer Jeptha J. Howe, of St. Louis, and Mrs. Benjamin F. Pitzel have been indicted, the former and the latter being under arrest here, took a new and unexpected turn to-day. The development was in the nature of a dispatch received by President Fouse, of the Fidelity association, from the concern's Chicago representative, in which it was stated that Pitzel, the reported victim, was seen in that city within two weeks. Pitzel, according to the dispatch was located in Meyer's saloon on Sixty-ninth street, in com pany with a man named Ryan. If this shall prove to be true, it will con firm what Holmes, the arch conspira tor, has persistently adhered to that Pitzel is alive. President Fouse is inclined to the be lief, in view of this information, which he considers to be thoroughly reliable, that Pitzel is among the living. "1 think that murder was done," he stated this afternoon, "but I believe that the victim was a man other than Pitzel." GThen dwellingupon this development he continued: "Our representative fur ther says that the Mr. Ilyan, with whom Pitzel was seen, is a Chicago business man, who knows Pitzel well. "Our Chicago man subsequently saw Ryan, but the latter declared his ina bility to locate Pitzel, the two having parted after leaving the saloon." As Holmes maintains that the three missing Pitzel children are with their father, the discovery of the supposed victim will probably clear up the mys tery regarding the offspring. A Third Mysterious Disappearanc Charged to Holmes. Chicago, Nov. 22. H. H. Holmes, the life insurance swindler, now un der arrest in Philadelphia, is charged with being the cause of the "mysterious disappearance of a third woman dur ing his operations in Chicago. That person is Miss Kate Durkee and she is said to have had considerable property. A year ago creditors of Holmes made a desperate effort to find out who and where Miss Durkee was. It was supposed at that time that she was an accomplice of Holmes, and that property illegally obtained was being transferred into her name. Suddenly Kate Durkee dropped from sight, and like the William sisters, has left no trace behind. George B. Chamberlin, proprietor of a mercantile library, who represents a number of Holmes' cred itors, believes Miss Durkee was mur dered. "Kate Durkee" was the name signed to a mortgage on some real estate of considerable value. The mortgage was turned over to Chamberlin for the ben efit of creditors. Shortly after the mortgage was returned to Holmes at his request to have a clerical error cor rected, but the document was never returned. At this time the Misses Williams dis appeared and search for the giver of the mortgage failed to disclose any such person. Although Holmes had given several good references, investi gation showed that these people had met a dark woman "who had been in troduced as Miss Kate Durkee," but did not know her personally. Charged with Embezzlement and Bigamy in St. Fuul. St. Paul, Minn., Nov. 22. II. n. Holmes, the insurance swindler, was formerly a resident of St. Paul. He practiced law here for a couple of years and disappeared some four or five years ago. He had an office in the old Grand block, and had a great fac ulty for perpetually getting himself into scrapes. He was a great dandy, and at one time sued a Chinese laun dry for burning a pair of cuffs. He was finally appointed receiver for a restaurant on East Seventh street, and after buying all the goods h,e could on time and selling them he disap peared with the proceeds, leaving his bondsmen in the lurch. He married a St. Paul woman here, and bigamy is among the crimes that have been laid at his door. He was regarded as a very bright man but a great crook. Lawyer McDonald Arrives In Philadelphia Without Howe. Philadelphia, Nov. 22. McDonald, the law partner of Howe, reached here from St. Louis last evening. He 6aid that Howe had gone to Washing ton to see Senator Cockrell, of Mis souri, who is an old friend of bis fam ily, and to enlist his aid in his difficulty. McDonald added that Howe had become involved in the case, but claimed that he had only been indis creet on account of his youth and in experience, and had been entrapped by the crafty Holmes. He says that Howe will be here this morning. Resolutions of Regret. BLTiMor.r., Jd., Nov. 22. The di rectors of the Maryland Horse Show association adopted a resolution re gretting the attack made upon John A. Logan, Jr., one of the exhibitors at the Baltimore horse show, by Martin O'Brien, huntsman of the Elk Ridge club, which occurred ten days. ago. The resolution also excludes Martin O'Brien from exhibiting at future shews of the Baltimore association, or from having the care of any horses which may be exhibited by others. A copy of the resolutions will be for warded to Mr. Logan. CAPT. DUNN'S VERSION. He Says the Nets Lifted Were in Canadian Waters and Will Prove It by Americans He Was Very Careful to Keep on Mis Own Side of the Line, and is Ready to Meet the American Authorities. Detroit, Mich., Nov. 22. The Cana dian cruiser Petrel arrived at Windsor yesterday morning. She had on board 102 American fishing nets, which, it is claimed, had been seized in Canadian waters near Middle island last Satur day. Capt. Dunn has not yet received in structions from Ottawa how to dis pose of them. The fish in the nets were sold. When Capt. Dunn was, yesterday morning, asked about the charge that he had taken the nets from American waters, he replied: "That is a great mistake. I had been informed by Canadians and by Americans who have e.Nensive fishing interests along the Canadian shore, that Americans were fishing in our waters, and when I swooped down on them Saturday I found it to be a fact. One or two American tugs were engaged in lifting nets, and at the sight of the Petrel they dropped everything and steamed away. If not guilty, why were they In such a hurry to get away. "I took an American chart and went carefully over the ground. Where I found nets wholly in Canadian wa ters I lifted them without question, unless I was fully convinced that the owner had put them there uninten tionally. If the net was on the line, and was laid toward Canadian waters, I ripped it up right to the line and left that portion which lay in American waters. "In all cases where appearances in dicated that the fishermen had violated the law without knowing it. I gave them the benefit of the doubt and did not take up their nets. I worked there until dark Saturday, and when I went back Monday every blessed net left had been removed. "When the matter comes up for in vestigation by the American authori ties, I will introduce as evidence, some letters from fishermen living in Cleve land and Sandusky that will have an important bearing on the ease." CANADA ANNEXED. Connected with the United States by an International Gas Main. Detroit, Mich., Nov. 22. The last section of the big international gas main was hauled across the river yes terday and the nose of the pipe line is now on the Canadian shore thirty feet beyond the water's edge. It is ex pected that gas will be flowing through it by Saturday night. In spite of the fact that several an noying delays occurred during the progress of the work, the laying of the pipe from shore to shore occupied less than a week, the first length being started into the water late last Wednes day afternoon. It is considered a great engineering achievement. The workmen at once began prepar ations to lay a second line across the river. The second main will be the same size as the first and will be kept for use in case of accident to the main just completed. The engineers expect to escape many of the annoyanees in cident to the laying of the first main as they will profit by the experiences of the past week. ONE OF THE BENEFITS Of the Extension of the Civil-Service Rules to Ocean Mall Clerks. Washington, Nov. 22. The exten sion of the benefits of the civil-service laws to postal clerks on board ocean steamers clears the way for a system of transfers with the railway mail service by which the sea clerks may go back to land duty and clerks employed on trains be assigned to the ocean steamers. All the American clerks now employed on mail steamships were taken from the railway mail service. Recent ly some of these have desired to go back to their old positions on shore, but they found that the fact that they were not in the classified service inter fered with this. Now, however, these clerks may have their requests granted in this particular, and it is understood that a number of men now serving on trains would be glad to take their places. The sea clerks are given all their meals free during the ocean jour ney, and have a holiday while their vessel is in port, and in addition to these advantages they have the chance to see something of the world. THE W. C. T. U. Close of the Most Successful Convention in the History of the Union. Cleveland, O., Nov. 22. The W. C. T. U. convention was brought to a close last night, with a meeting in Music hall, under the auspices of the federated unions of this city. Ten minute speeches were made by Mme. Barakak, of Syria; Helen M. Barker, of Chicago; Miss Ackerman, of Aus tralia; Mme. Chika Sakarai, of Japan; Mrs. Lide Merriwether. of Pennsyl vania, and Susan B. Anthony. The convention has been the most successful in the history of the union, and delegates are loud in their praises of the hospitality of the Cleveland tem perance women. Next year's convention will proba bly be held in Baltimore, although Kansas City is a formidable competi tor. The decision rests with the ex ecutive committee. More Earthquake Shocks at Reggio di Ca labria. Rome, Nov. 22. Several more shocks of an undulatory character were felt at Reggio di Calabria yesterday morn ing. The shocks were violent but brief, and each succeeding shock was of less duration than the ope preced ing it. The panic continues at Mes sina, but no further shocks were re reportad. Signor Galli, under secretary of the interior, arrived at Reggio yesterday morning to direct the repairs neces sary to the public buildings which were damaged by the shocks there. Five Men Injured by the Cave-Io f a Floor. Newark, N. J., Nov. 22. The second floor of the three-story brick building at Hunterdon street and Fifteenth avenue caved in yesterday morning at 8:30 o'clock, burying five men in the cellar. The seriously injured are: John Lawrence, Arthur Carbelly and Arthur Kinsella; those slightly hurt are: James H. Duncan and John En glish, all employes of James M. Byrnes, boiler contractor, who was laying a bed in the cellar for an engine and boiler. The excavation weakened the walls, causing the collapse. THE OLD PATHFINDER Finds a Restlng-Place on the Banks of the Hudson Laid to Rest with Simple Obse quies, Attended by a Faithful Few, Who Loved the Noble Patriot Living and Honor His Memory Now that He Has Gone to His Reward. Sparkill, N. Y.t Nov. 22. On the crest of a high hill commanding a view of the Hudson river and the country to the west of it for miles and miles, the remains of Gen. John C. Fremont were yesterday placed at rest. Only a small band of the followers of the "Pathfinder" were present. They came up from New York in a special car at tached to the 1:30 p. m. train from Jer sey City. Prominent among them were Lieut. John C. Fremont, U. S. N., son of the dead gen eral; Mrs. John C. Fremont, Jr.; Mr. and Mrs. John D. Townsend, relatives by marriage; Mrs. John W. Magruder, widow of Gen. Magruder; Maj.-Gen. Miles, U. S. A., Rear-Admiral Meade, U. S. N. There were a dozen or more '49ers, members of the organ ization known as the Associated Pio neers of the territorial days of Califor nia, and with the Rockland county people who attended the burial, the party numbered 150. The day was perfect and the simple ceremony was impressive. On a spot from which the noble Hudson can be seen as it broadens to form Tappen Zee, and followed until it is lost be yond the Croton hills, and with a view of the setting sun, as it sinks behind the New Jersey hills, the little band of devoted followers stod with bared heads while earth was consigned to earth and ashes to ashes. The remains of the man whose name was once a household word had been in the receiving vault here since March, 1891, when they were trans ferred from Trinity cemetery, New York, where they had been placed after the funeral on July 15, 1890. At 2 o'clock the casket, inclosed in a heavy wooden box, was placed in a hearse and followed by carriages con taining the relatives and friends, the little cortege passed up the winding road to the highest ground. The grave had been dug within a hundred feet of the tall shaft which marks the resting place of Lieut. Gorrigne, who brought the obelisk to this country. The casket, adorned with American flags, was removed from the hearse and lowered into the grave. Rev. Ward Dennis, of Sparkill, read the simple interment service of the Protes tant Episcopal church. Francis D. Clark, secretary of the Associated Pioneers, spoke a few words in behalf of the veterans who had come to pay their final tribute to the memory of their comrade. He then introduced Rear-Admiral Meade, who said in sub stance: "Friends and Pioneers In the face of death there is not much that can be said. We are here to honor the mem ory of the man who did as much as any man in his generation to give us the empire of the western world. I re member well, as a boy, how my heart thrilled as I heard of the man whom we now lay at rest on the banks of the Hudson, beside which Washington Irving said it was an honor to be born. Of Fremont it can be said every pulse of his heart beat for his country. If he had had his wish, he would have died fighting for the colors he loved so well." Rev. E. Crowell, of Nyack, who knew Fremont in California, also spoke. Then Rev. Mr. Dennis concluded the service; flowers were thrown upon the casket, and the grave was filled with earth. GEN. WILLIAM BOOTH, Commander-in-Chief of the Salvation Army, in Chicago. Chicago, Nov. 23. Gen. William Booth, commander-in-chief of the Sal vation Army, arrived in Chicago early yesterday morning. Elaborate plans have been made for Gen. Booth's stay in the city. The programme of enter tainment is a long one. Yesterday forenoon Gen. Booth met a gathering of newspaper men at the Press club, and in the afternoon he was presented to an assemblage of local ministers at Willard hall. Last evening the troops of the Sal vation Army paraded through the business portion of the city in honor of his arrival, after vshich the genera delivered his address, "In Darkest En gland, and The Way Out," at the Audi torium. A delegation of fifty promi nent citizens were on the platform. GOT ON TO HIS PLOT. Clad H. Wetmore Banished from Hawaii for Treason. San Francisco, Nov. 23. The steamer Mariposa which arrived from Honolulu yesterday brought news of an attempt to overthrow the govern ment by Clad II. W etmore, a newspa per man who formerly represented the New York World and a Chicago paper there after the deposition of Queen Lilioukalani. Wetmore had several hundred royalists connected with him in the plot, which was to have been sprung on the day after the last steamer from Honolulu, the Australia, had sailed. On the morniug of the steam er's departure Wetmore was summoned to Attorney-General Smith's office and told that the government was in pos session of full details of his scheme and he was given the alternative of de parting on the Australia or being thrown into prison for treason. He 00k the former course. A KANAKA UPRISING. TF.very White Person in New Ireland Be lieved to Have Been Killed. Sydney, N. S. W., Nov. 23. A Kanaka uprising is reported to be in p-ogress on the islands in the vicinity oi New Guinea. Score of Europeans ar. said to have been murdered and most of the trading posts are said to have been burned. The steamship Three Cheers brings the news that her captain found fresh traces of cannibal feasts on Admiralty island and at New Ireland. He believed that every white person in New Ireland was killed. Arrested on a Charge of Murder. Guthrie, Okla., Nov. 23. Capt. S. J. Scott, was arrested on Wednesday night, and Will Gill, sheriff of Potta watomie county, yesterday, on the charge of murder. Three years ago Steve Penasaw was shot and killed by three deputy marshals, they claiming that in the dark they mistook him for an outlaw, whom they were hunting. George Wells, one of the deputies, was last week convicted of murder for the shooting, and it is charged that Scott and Gill hired him to kill Penasaw, who was an important witness against them in a land case. FROM SAMOA. A Peace Better Described as Armed Neu trality Still Reigns in the Islands No Native Taxes Forthcoming and the White Taxpayers Disgruntled.' San Francisco, Nov. 23. (Corre spondence of the United Press per steamer Mariposa:) Apia, Nov. 1. Peace still reigns in Samoa, although it is a peace which would be better described as armed neutrality. No native taxes are forth coming, and the government's current expenses are met by the proportion of customs revenue which the great pow ers have decided the government is en titled to. Naturally the white resi dents, who solely contribute toward this branch of revenue, are disgrun tled, and the wonder is that thy con tinue to be law-abiding, when no steps are taken to enforce native taxation. The most important event of the month has been the visit of the land commissioners to the district of Faler alili, where they were permitted to es tablish themselves without molesta tion and during their stay had no cause of complaint against the rebels residing there. On their .return to Apia they expressed themselves as de lighted with the work accomplished. The commissioners are now preparing for a similar trip to Lufilufi, the capi tal town of the rebels in Atua, and their work there being accomplished, they will have completed their official inquiry into the land claims in Samoa. The British war ship Curacoa and the German man-of-war Buzzard are still in Apia harbor. The former has been expecting her relief for more than three months, but no definite in formation of it has been received up to the present time. THE GOVERNMENT LOAN To Be Taken by a Syndicate of New York Bankers and Capitalists. New York, Nov. 23. It was reported late yesterday that after a protracted conference a syndicate was made up to take one-half of the $50,000,000 govern ment loan. President Stewart of the United States Trust Co. and his friends to subscribe for the other half. The new syndicate is said to comprise the Chemical, Park and Importers' and Traders', the Chase, the Fourth na tional and the Bank of Commerce. These banks are among the largest holders of gold, and if they take the loan the treasury will be a large gainer of the yellow metal. The agents in this city of the Bank of Montreal will receive SG00.000 gold ! from Canada this week and $400,000 next week. It is understood that this gold is to pay for subscriptions to the government loan. FOR GRAVE ROBBERY. Professor, Students and Janitors of Cotner University Charged With the Crime. Lincoln, Neb., Nov. 23. The six students, professor and janitors of Cot ner university, arrested Wednesday night on the charge of grave robbery had their preliminary examination yes terday morning and each secured a continuance until November 30. The name of the venerable Dr. R. Dungan, chancellor of the university, has been included in the list of those suspected. The men under arrest, it is claimed, will attempt to prove that the body was procured in a regular way by pur chase and that the police have no ac tual proof that the professor, students or janitors had any hand in taking it from the grave. The punishment for grave robbery in Nebraska is a fine of from $100 to $500. The affair has caused a great sensation at the college suburb. A DETERMINED FRONT. The Captain of a Stranded Chinese War Ship Takes Opium. London, Nov. 23. A dispatch from Che-Foo to the Central News says that all the vessels of the Chinese fleet are now at Talien Wan. and troops are marching southward to attack Port Arthur. The Chinese there are mak ing preparations to present a deter mined front against the enemy. The captain of the Chinese war ship Chen Yuen, Lin Tai Sau, committed suicide by taking a quantity of opium beause of the stranding of his ship. The vessel struck a rock and is proba bly a total wreck. The Chinese au thorities at Shanghai, however, have arranged to send ships and men to her assistance, believing that the Chen Yuen can be floated and repaired. HIS RULING IS FINAL. The Courts Will Not Go Behind the Find ing of the Postmaster General. Washington, Nov. 23. The post office department has recently pro cured rulings in the United States ccurt to the effect that the rulings of the postmaster general that a party is running a lottery or fraudulent scheme through the mails is conclusive on the judiciary, and that the courts in an application for a mandamus or manda tory injunction cannot go behind such finding to compel postmasters to transmit through the mails literature concerning a scheme which the post master general has found is a lottery or fraud. The courts are thus far unanimous in this position. Judge Monroe, at St. Paul; Judge Phillips, at Jefferson City, Mo.; Judge Lodge, at Cincinnati, and Judge Newman, at Atlanta, have so ruled. This is deemed by the postal authorities as very important in the administration of the postal system. THE CZAP AND HIS MOTHER Suffering From the Effects of the Recen) Mental and Physical Strain. Berlin, Nov. 23. A dispatch from St. Petersburg says that Emperor Nicholas is suffering greatly from insomnia, and is consequently very much depressed in spirits. The empress dowager ha? become very much emaciated, as the result of her vigil at the bedside of he husband, and the subsequent tax up on her physical strength imposed by the journey to St. Petersburg and her participation in the various ceremonies over the body of the late czar. Nearly Five Hnndred Millions of Bushels of Corn in the South. Baltimore, Md., Nov. 23. The Manu facturers' Record has compiled from advance reports of the United States agricultural department the produc tion of corn in each of the southern states, showing an aggregate increase in the south in 1894 over 1893 of 48,000, 000 bushels, making a total production in the south of nearly 500,000,000 bushels. Owing to the increase in the south and the large decrease in the west, the south has this year produced more than one-third of the total corn crop of the United States. TO AID EMPLOYES. A New Scheme of the W. L. Douglas Sh 00 Co. Will Famish Their Help with Med ical Attendance. William L. Douglas, the president of the world famed W. L. Douglas Bhoe Co., has always had a great personal Interest in the army of men and women wno inkat it the great factory at MoBtello daring the work ing hours of the day, and who make the greatly advertised t3 shoe. He is a great believer in the idea that manufacturers should have this personal interest in the condition- ef their em ployea, and feels that if the idea fe earned out to the extent that is possible that it will result ultimately in the Breaking- down of the bar riers which have been built np between em ployers and those whom tney employ. Ha believes that the breaking down f these in visible but strong barriers would be a great thing for everybody conce rned, as it would convince the workingmen that their em ployers were not their ene mies, as some of them seem to think now, but their friends, with a desire to do all for them that was in their power. Having strong feelings upon this point, it is only natural that Mr. Douglas should give the matter some study and acquaint him self with the result of the trials of such plans in other places. He is satisfied that the scheme he has orig inated is a pood one, and he nas now put it to practical test. To-day he handed to every person in his exiploy and they form a Email army a card, a fac-simile of which is here given: This ticket entitles Residence to full and free medical attendance -while em ployed by the W. L Douglas Shoe Company. A competent and skillful physician will be at the private office of the company at 12 M.. daily, except Sundays and holidays. If said employe should be detained at hom by sickness, the physician win give full and free medical attendance there. V. I Douglas Shoe Co.. by V. L. JMiglat, lresident. Room. CONDITIONS. The phvslcian will not make visits outside the city limits. This ticket lsnot transferable, and does not apply to the family of the em ploye, and must be return ed ns soon as the term of employment ceases. This privilege is a free gift of the company and is no part of the contract for wages, and may be made void by the company, at its own option, without notice. This is a practical illustration of Mr. Douglas' idea, and will surely be appre ciated by the hundreds who receive the cards. He says that he beli eves there are hun Ireds of workimjmen and workinpwomen who find a doctor's bill a great burder. after 1 period of enforced idleness, and that if this is lifted from them they must feel that their employer is in terested in them in some other way than simply to get all the work he can for just as little money as he can. He says also that there are men mid women who keep right at work when it would be better for their health if they would lay off a day or two and have n;cd ical attendance. Then again they will now feel free to consult the doctor when ihey nave slight troubles, wh ich heretofore they would not do because of the cost. The plan goes into effect to-day. Dr. R. J. Gruver has been engaged as the physician and enters upon his duties to-morrow. The plan is a good one. Speaking of the W. L. Douglas Shoe Co. it may be said that their factory is the only one in the city where the principle of arbi tration is recognized and has full sway. Mr. Douglas is a firm believer in the prin ciple and has been sin ce the establishment of the state board of arbitration. He claims that labor troubles would not be as fre quent as they are if manufacturers and help would recognize this great principle, and adopt it. The firm obliges every man who is hired to sign an agreement to submit any dis agreement that may arise, and which' can not be settled by the interested parties, to the state board of arbitration, the decision of that board to be final and to be hinding on both sides. Pending a settlement of any disagreement the men agree to continue at work. This agreement went in force December 10, 18S8, and has worked well. It is signed by the L. P. U. on behalf of tho lasters. Brockton (Mass.) Daily Enter prise. "No, George," she said, "I can never be yours." "Then I am rejected," he moaned. "No, dearest, not that; but I am a woman's suffragist, and cannot be any man's. You, however, may be mine if you will." Har per's Bazar. Class in Jopbnalism. Teacher "What can you tell us of the power of the press?" Clara (studying for society work) "Noth ing, miss. I promised Charlie I wouldn't telL" Detroit Free Press. He Had flip Disease Was treated at the Children's Hospital In Bos ton, and when he came home had SEVKN John Boyle. RUNNING SORES on his leg. Could no step. "We have been giving him Hood's Saraa parilla a year, and he on walk, run, and play as lively as any boy. He has no sores and is tha PICTIIHE OF HEALTH. JOHN C Boyle, Ware, Mass. Remember, Hood'sCures Hood's PHIS do not purge, pain or gripe. WALTER BAKER & GO, The Largest Manufacturers of PURE. 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