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SIXTEEN PA Question Raised in Connection with Consideration of Treaty of Peace in Senate. CLARA BARTON IS SPECIALLY HONORED. She la Extended the Privileges o£ tl»e Floor of the Senate—Ofllcer» nntl Agents of Red Crosa Society Thanked—House Considers Dlplo luatlc and Consular Bill. Washington, Jan. 12.—Senator Al lison' (la.) reported the Indian ap propriation bill and gave notice that lie would call it up Friday. Senator Hawley (Conn.), of the mil itary affairs committee, reported a joint resolution tendering the thanks of con gress to Clara Barton and the officers and agents of the Red Cross society for their humane service towards the Armenians and towards both sides in the Hispano-American war. Senator Hoar asked for immediate consideration of the resolution, which was passed after Senator Hoar ex plained that the privileges of the floor as a result would be extended in any event only to Miss Barton, and he did not believe she would trouble any body. Under a special order the senate passed 16 unobjected bills 011 the pri vate pension calendar, and at 1:10 p. m.t on motion of Senator DaV.i, went into executive session. Contend for Open Sessions. The first part of the executive ses sion was spent in considering the mo tion of Senator Berry, of Arkansas, to have the discussion of the peace treaty take place in open session. Senator Berry opened the discussion in behalf of the motion, saying that the people who would be most affected and were most interested in the decision to be reached should have full knowledge of the reasons for and against ratifying the treaty. Senator Vest supported Senator Berry in his contention that the proceedings of the senate on the treaty should be conducted in open ses sion. He said that the question at issue was one of such general importance that the public was entitled to know all that was said and aone by its'pub-, lie servants. He also adverted to ths •iacl—ihat 'the--proceedings of execur •tive sessions are often published, thus rendering it impossible to 'preserve se crecy even if desirable to do so. Senators Frye, Hale and others spoke in opposition to the motion, contend ing for the propriety of following prece dent in the present instance in the senate. Many questions of a delicate nature would necessarily arise in the consider ation of the treaty, and while it was possible that some of the proceedings might reach the public, they would not go out in an official form, and the effect would not be the same as if given out officially. Should Proceed Cautiously. The senate devoted a few minutes of its executive session to the consider ation of the promotions of Rear Ad mirals Sampson, Schley and other naval officers out of their regular order. Sen ator Hale made an effort to have the nominations confirmed, but at Senatoi Chandler's instance action was post poned. Senator Chandler suggested that while the honors conferred were the result of a laudable desire to reward gallantry, the senate should proceed cautiously, so as to make sure of not doing injustice to other meritorious of ficers, who did not have the same op portunities for distinguishing them selves as these officers whose nomina tions had been sent to the senate. Other spealcers in Opposition to the public discussion of the treaty were Senators Davis, Gray and'Teller. They urged that the treaty was the most im portant ever made by this govern ment and therefore contended for the observance of the proper forms in its consideration. As they regarded the question the time was especially inop portune for changing the practice of the senate in this matter. Senators Davis, Frye and Gray, all members of the peace commission, united in saying that their experience in formulating the treaty had convinced them that I much would come up in. considering it in the senate which should not be given to the public. Their united ver diet had an appreciable effect upon other senators and it soon became evi dent that the chances of success of the Berry amendment had been consider ably impaired. Attacks Policy of Administration. Washington,Jan. 12.—Representative Carmack (Tenn.) made a vigorous at tack in the house on the administra tion's Philippine policy, denouncing it as launching the government on a rev olutionary career of conquest and crim inal aggression. Washington, Jan. 12.—The'.jjj'piise Thursday prompUs,,veft(jnVfl'commff-K1t tee of tlje consul aftffOT^GjpHat ion, bill. It V& ar ranged that there'should be two hours and a half on aside for general debate. Mr. Dmsmore (dein., Ark.) said mem- I opposition to a»j item the bill. w»RT TWO. WILL TAKfi TROOPS FROM PANA Gov. Tanner Serves Notice on Oper ators That the State AVill Not Fur nish Them Protection Longer, Pana, 111., Jan. 12.—Gov. Tanner has notified Sheriff Thomas J. Downey and Lieut. Col. Frank Wells, who have charge of the coal miners' strike situa tion and the command of the state militia post here, of his intention at an early date to recall all troops, leaving matters entirely in control of Sheriff Downey and his deputies. Gov. Tan ner, it is stated, gives as his reason for recalling the soldiers that the coal opei*ators have had ample time to ami cably adjust their differences with the miners under protection, as he has given them during the past five months that the state troops have been sta tioned here, and as there seems no trouble imminent he sees no need for further retaining troops here, at the continued heavy expense of $600 peT day to the state. It has cost^the state over $65,000 to protect the coal oper ators, their property and the imported negroes during the past five months, and Christian county $1S,000. The op erators and their friends anticipate trouble after the troops depart, but Sheriff Downey differs with them, and says, no matter what results, he will control the situation in the case of the removal of the soldiers. The negroes have become jealous of the nonunion white miners employed in the mines because they receive more pay, the natural result of working steadier, and allege they will not permit whites to work with them. As a result of the growing animosity, these two factions fought, a battle near Springside, in which several on both sides were wound ed. Warrants are out for the partici pants in the affray. HIS MESSAGE READ. Gov. Scolield Slakes Recommenda tions to the Legislature of Wisconsin. Madison, Wis., Jan. 12.—Gov. Scofleld'a message was rea,d at the session of the legislature Thursday In both houses. It Is a very exhaustive document, going in detail into the financial and all the affairs of the state. Among the important rec ommendations is one to prohibit issuing ot passes by railroads, telephone or telegraph companies to public officials or through them to others. It also urges higher taxa tion of express, sleeping car and insurance companies. The first bill of the session was the anti-pass bill introduced in the senate by Eaton, of Cudahy. It Is very sweeping, prohibiting the issuing of any Pass,, fnink or privilege .by any rbUroad, tfelegraph, telephone or like corporation to any state, county or municipal officer or member of the legislature. Both houses adjourned to Tuesday. Springfield, 111., Jan. 12.—So far as actua! business was concerned neither house did much Thursday. The lower body passed a set of rules and Representative Tibbitts put in a resolution to pay the national guard from the time it was called out by Gov. Tanner to the time it ^as mustered into the service of the United States. The democrats tried to have a rule inserted that when a bill was sent to the senate it should be reported back inside of ten days. The republicans did not look with favor on this and rejected the proposition. Over on the senate side Senator Dunlap had a resolution passed designed to check the persistency and boring qualities of lob byists and busybodies, who now have the free run of that chamber. Mr. Dunlap's resolution instructs the secretary of the senate to have a railing erected extending around the back part of the room. The house and senate adjourned till Fri day morning at ten o'clock. Chairman McCullough, of the election committee, announced that the contests will be called in the order of districts at two o'clock on Tuesday afternoon next. HAVE MEADE, THE CRIMINAL. Desperate Character Is Arrested for a Post Office Robbery in Mississippi. Meridian, Miss., Jan. 12.—The post office at Enterprise, Miss., was blown open with dynamite Monday night and the burglar escaped after obtaining a considerable amount of stamps, money orders and cash. The police are now certain that the robbery was com mitted by Thrasher Meade, one of the most desperate criminals in the coun try. Meade was arrested in Mobile and taken to Enterprise, but not until after a desperate fight with the officers. A large quantity of jiostage stamps, blank money orders and $1,138 in cash stolen from the safe at the Enterprise post office were recovered. '.••-•vVr:" Deplorable Condition of Culians. New York, Jan. 12.—A letter received by Stephen E. Barton, chairman of the Cuban relief committee, from Mr. War ner, recently sent to the Sancti Spiritus district in Cuba, says that there are 7,531 destitute women and children in the town, with 1,392 men to provide for them, more than half of whom are too sick and weak to even help themselves. "The condition of the people in the little villages and country," he says, "is even worse than in the city." Senator Murphy Named. Albany. X. V., Jan. 12.—The demo cratic legislative caucus nominated Jr., for United States -tlWii st»l ldemo-- Jure. bers on his side wanted opportunity to extensive police measures have been address the house on general subjects, taken in and about the Palais IJourbon, but so far as he was aware they had no WHriteryhhiitlu Ifig/fila., Kvclttiif Day Expected. ,, Paris, .Jan. 12.—An exciting day in ci,airiber of deputies is expected and la viuw of possible disorders, New Sensation Develops in Wrangle at the Miners' Convention at Pittsburgh. EIGHTEEN PAGES STOLEN BY BOLD'THIEF •&®,y Act of Vandalism Occurs While the Investigating Committee Is at IlreulvfjiHt—32ny Have Been Done to Necessitate Sending for Cash Hooka of tlie Order. Pittsburgh, Pa., Jan. 12.—\Yli$n tlie[s fourth day's session of the United Mine A Rupture Probable. Pittsburgh, Pa., Jan. 12.—A rupture in next week's interstate convention of mine workers and operators over the adoption of the interstate agreement is regarded as probable. It developed Thursday that many op erators have opposed the present agree ment, and that they intend. to oppose a "mine" clause and will insist upon a ten-hour day instead of eight hours, as at present, and will demand a reduc tion of wages. The miners have not yet considered the new agreement, but it is the general sentiment among them that any attempt to increase the hours of labor, cut wages or to strike out im portant clauses will be vigorously fought in the convention. Dropped Dead on His Engine. Pana, 111., Jan. 12.—A. W. Kirkwood, of Pana, aged 65, the oldest engineer on the Springfield division of the Ohio & Mississippi, now the Baltimore & Ohio Xorthwestern railroad, having in 1870 run the f\fst engine over the tracks, dropped dead on his engine at Altamont. Mr. Kirkwood had amassed quite a for tune during his long railroad service. He was a prominent awiisoti,,Jiead of the Brotherhood of Locomotive En gineers of the Springfield district, an elder of the Presbyterian church, and had an extensive acquaintance over three states. He is survived by his wife. Detroit Capitalist Dead. Detroit, Mich., Jan. 12.—Hiram Walk er, capitalist, founder of Walkerville, Ont., situated opposite Detroit, and of the great distillery which bears his name, died in the family residence in this city. Mr. Walker's death is said to have resulted from paralysis. He re ceived the first stroke last April, since which time he was confined to his bed, and the second stroke came Tuesday night, resulting fatally. Grants Requisition. Albany, X. Y., Jan. 12. Gov. Roose velt granted a requisition Thursday from Gov. Hastings, of Pennsylvania, for the return to that state of James W. Holmes, charged with stealing various, articles belonging to the Cheltenham academy at Cheltenham. Named by Gov* Itooaevelt. Albany, N. Y., Jan. 12.—Gov. Roose velt sent to the senate Thursday the nomination of Col. John X. Partridge, of Brooklyn, as state superintendent of public works. Cromartyshire Cleared of Blanie. London, Jan. 12. The admiralty court on Thursday found that La Bourgogne, of the Campagnie Generate Transatlantique, was alone to blame for the collision with the British ship Cromartyshire, on July 4 last, near Sa ble island, off the coast of Nova Scotia, resulting in the sinking of the steamer and the loss of over 500 lives. 1 WJj 11J J) for Senator. Ijai-risborg, Pa., Jan. 12. George A. jJ^jjks,'-the: democratic candidate for governor in the last campaign, is the choice of the democratic senators anil members for United States senator, He was nominated by acclamation at Thursday's caucus after ex-Lieut.-Gov. Chauncey F. Black had polled 14 votes la 05. for Jrnks. DENISON, IOWA, FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 1899. PASSES THE CRISIS. Doctors KOTO Encouraged to Hope That Congressman Dingle) AVill Get Well. &• SVashington, Jan. 12.—Representative Dingley, according to his physician,Dr. H. B. Deale, has now passed the crisis •and is considerably improved. Dr. Deale is now confident of his patient's jfecovery. Wednesday night Mr. Ding- gained much rest, sleeping natural ly, as he has been able to do several nights, and the gain in his condition Thursday forenoon was very percepti ble. ..At 11 o'clock Dr. Deale said that un less something unforeseen took place, j|r. Dingley would recover. wBChe follovviag bulletin was posted at ie Hamilton house, where Mr. Ding- lives: Workers' convention was? called to or- ^"Eleven a. m.—Mr. Dingley passed a der,.the chairman of the investigating comfortable night. I'ulse and gen committee reported that the commit- ?f»l condition good. Doctors encour tee had worked on the books all night a&ed.'' ^A and would not be ready to report to the S convention for several hours. A recess was then taken until one o'clock in the afternoon. Prior to the resumption of the ses sion a sensation was sprung by the dis covery that during the absence of the investigating committee at breakfast, unknown persons had entered the committee room in the St. Charles ho tel and mutilated the records. Eight een pages were torn from the ledger and carried away, while many other pages were blotted and blurred. The. thief or thieves left no clew and the announcement of the outrage caused intense indignation. The miners' offi cials believe that the object of the per son who mutilated the books was to destroy the records from Illinois. This state had been gone over by the investi gating committee and no objections were found to seating any of the dele gates represented by the commirtee on credentials. Another object the thief may have had, it is claimed, was to make it necessary to send for the cash books, it having been decided by the convention Wednesday afternoon not to send for them. MEET IN CONFERENCE. I^prcsentatlves of American and Canadian Lnmber Interests Try ins to Agree. Washington. Jan. 12.—Keprestrita tixes of the American and the Cana dian lumber interests met in confer ence here. (Lumber, it is said, has been the rock oi* which the United States and Cana dian joint commisioners have split in every eifort at agreement on a reci procity treaty. The Canadians have been willing to make any reasonable concessions for free white pine and have hesitated to agree to any con cessions without important reciprocal advantages on lumber. Free admis sion to Canada of American forest prod ucts and free export of saw logs and pulp wood are the concessions the Canadians offer. Money ItniMed for Churches. Xew York, Jan. 12.—The forty-sixth annual report of the board of trustees of the Congregational Church Building society was presented by the secretary, Iiev L. B. Cobb, D.D.,at its annual meet ing. The society is one of the six na tional Congregational societies. Only one year (1897) since the society be gan its work has brought as large an amount to its treasury as this year, $183,477. Steamers Stack la the Ice. 'Mf^P&ukee, Jan. 12.—A Journal.§pe-, cial from Manitowoc, Wis., says: Three big steamers are stuck in the slush ice at the harbor entrance here unable to move. They are the big F. & P. M. Xo. 5 car ferry, Ann Arbor, and F. & P. M. Xo. 4. The ice extends almost to the bottom, and no relief is looked for until there-is a shifting of the wind. Serlonn Fire. Halifax, X. S„ Jan. 12. A serious fire is raging in the town of Bridge water. About 30 business places are reported destroyed, including great post office, music hall, savings bank, hotel and telegraph office. A number of residences' are also reported burning. Wire communication has been lost. Absolutely Contradicted. Xew York, Jan. 12.—A dispatch to the World from Rome says: The re port that Mgr. Ireland, the archbishop of St. Paul, Minn.,' is to be nominated papal nuncio in the Philippines is ab solutely contradicted at the Vatican, There is no intention of instituting a nunciate in the Philippines. A SERIOUS CHARGE. Jaiiies and Allan McNaughton Arrest, ed for Banking Irregularities at New York. New York, Jan. 12.—James McXaugh. ton, former president of the Trades men's national bank, and Allan Mc Xaughton, president of the Wool ex change, and one of the directors of the Tradesmen's national bank, were arrestedThursday and arraigned before United States Commissioner Shields, charged with conspiracy to defraud in connection with the certifica tion of a check drawn on the Tradesmen's national bank to the order of the United States Trust com pany for $510,000, when the trust com pany, as alleged, had no funds in the bank to its credit. Both pleaded not guilty and they were held in $25,00ft bail each for examination next Tues day. Passes Out of Receiver's Hands. Denver, Col., Jan. 12.—At midnight the Union Pacific, Denver & Gulf and the South Park lines passed out of the receiver's hands and became "The Col orado road," being officially designated the Colorado & Southern railway. The company will operate 1,537 miles of road in Colorado, Wyoming, New Mex ico and Texas. President Trumbull will continue to act as the receiver of the Julesburg branch until its transfer to the Union Pacific is made. a a Constantinople, Jan. 12.—A great bat tle has been fought in the Yemen divi sion of Arabia. The Turkish troops stormed and 'cap tured the insurgent position at Shanel on November 30. About 4,000 insurgents and 2,000 3*urks were killed or wounded. A POLITICAL TRAGEDY. A Story of Political Vengence and Its Sad Results. Many months ago, the gang of poli ticians who are attem »'.ng to run the democratic pirty in this county, de cided upon the downfall of It. Shaw Van. In order to do this various can didates were brought out against him and finally their choice fell upon Col. Geo. L. Wright as the tool by which to reek their vengeance. Although it was not generally known, the members of his family felt that lie was not strong enough to stand the excitement of a campaign, but he was over persuaded and, aided by his influence, Shaw Van was defeated. After the election the weight of the responsibility rested heavily upon the Colonel's shoulders. The REVIEW sharply criticised the raise of salary asked for by him and granted by the board. He appealed to the liulletin to support and tVinl him. but in vain and this, with the apparent apathy of those who should have befiiended him caused him to brood until his mind became unsettled As long as the REVIEW had reason to believe that it was criticising a man in full possession of his mental powers, a man able to defend and take care of himself, we fell free to treat him as we wou any other political opponent whom we felt had done that which was not, for the public good. As soon, how ever, as it was intimated to us that Col. Wright was of unsound mind all criticisms ceased and from that day to this not one word of adverse comment has appeared in the columns of the RE VIEW. We are willing to take our chances in political warfare with a foe man who is mself eauipped for the battle, but God forbid that we should ever pursue any man whose reason is dethroned. To contest *(ith an able opponent is legitimate but to attack a man when he is down, when the hand of misfortune rests heavily upon him, is a mean and cowardly thing. These facts—that Colonel Wright was not in sound mind—were perfectly well known to this gang of political assassins, and one would have thought they would have hesitated before en tering the house of misfortune with their pitiful political- plots, one would have thought tUat ltiV~sacrednes8 of a wife's and a daughter's agony would have said to them, "thus shalt thou go and no farther." But no, no grief was too sacred, no sorrow too complete, heir political fortunes must be fur thered at the expense of a wife's tears and protests. The tottering intellect might be driven entirely from its throne but their plots must thrive. This was their plan, Colonel Wright although admittedly of unsound mind was to qualify for the office, not to hold it, they knew he could not, but in order that he might resign and thus create a vacancy to be filled by one of their heuchmeu. This was the plot, a plot urged by frequent visits to the house of sorrow. A plot pushed with all the vigor of a deep laid scheme. A bond was prepared, they signed it, signed it knowing that the man whose official bond it was, was not of sound mind. They went to the house and urged, en treated, yes eveu demanded and threat ened. Can you imagine the scene? On one hand is the crafty, cool, politi cian pursuing his course with demonia-. cal persistency, in his hand is the offi cial bond. With pitiless cruelty he urges the poor, half dazed man before him to stultify himself, to take the oath of an office he knows himself untit to fill. He moans, "Take me away, take me away, if I do not qualify they will kill me." The wife stands there, tears are iu her eyes, but the courage of conviction is in her face, she will no longer allow her husband to be made a tool of their political chicauery. It, would seem that the load of sorrow were already great enough but she must iu addition to caring for her help less helpmate, defend him against these crafty and designing men. She has de termined at any cost to preserve her husband's honor. The politician is disappointed and angefed, a woman's will has thwarted his designs. The victim of his relent less activity is taken away far from the scene of political conflict, and one would tbiuk that he might at last be allowed to go in peace. But it is not enough, the newspaper controlled body and soul by these de gn ug politicians, pursues him still. Although all the other newspapers re strained by a proper sense of decency, and respect for the unfortunate, pass the matter over as lightly as possible, the Bulletin is the first to boldly blazon to the world the tact tliat thjs man j3 iuaaqe: And coupled with,i.W8! itj^a^a him an iugrate. Witness the following from an edi torial iu the last issue of the Bulletin: Thus the democratic party is put in a hole by out* of Lhe very men whom the lei'ple voted most unanimously for. VOLUME XXXIV NO. 4. With his bond made out and signed, Col. Wright refused to file it. He real ized not the duty be owed to the party, He forgot the honors it conferred upon him. He could not see the advantage which his action in not filing the bond would bring to those who had viciously attacked and abused him. As ungrateful, as embarrassing this all seems to the democratic party, it must be laid to insanity. Oh how vile a thing to do. If he was insane, he was not accountable for his acts, and no man has a right to point his linger at him in accusation. No one but a hired assassin of char acter would do this. No man who had a character himself, no man who had a spark of decent manhood in his breast would have done it. All this has been done in the name of the democratic party, not for its prin ciples, not for any cause that is good and pure but solely that the men who are now guiding it to its utter ruin might reveuge themselves on one man, and foist another into place. THE BAND CONCERT. The conc'ert given by our band at Germania Halle Wednesday evening was fairly well attended, and was one of the best musical entertainments to which the Denison people have had the priviledge of listening for some time. Every selection ou the program was rendered in the mo3t elegant and pleas ing style. The second number "Jolly Robbers" seemed to be the best received by the audience and was given great applause, although the trombone solo by Mr. W. F. Rollins was a great "hit" also. The closing march "Uncle Sam" was very good and aroused the patriotism of all present. Denison has one of the best bands in western Iowa, and they de serve the patronage of the Denison peo ple. They will give another concert in February and should have a crowded house. THE REVIEW LEADS. The board did not decide the county printing question to day as was expect ed. The sworn statements of the pub- ^./zi'S lishers showed the REVIEW in the lead. SSlW with nearly three hundred more sub scribers than any other paper in the county. According to circulation the* standing of the papers is as follows: 1st. T1i6 Review. 2nd. The tung. 3d. The Bulletin. 4th. The1 Demokrat. 5th. The Observer, Vail. 6th. The Enterprise, Dow City. The four other papers of the county made no showing. The matter was laid over until to-morrow morning. Recorder Criswell presented a claim of |200 extra for deputy hire whicHv was rejected by the board. The boarit will adjourn to-morrow. DELIVER JUNIOR ORATIONS. The junior class at the college deliv ered their term orations in the college chapel Tuesdas. The following is a list of the speakers and their subjects:^ Honesty and Uprightness—Bertha... .wipj Snelli|p! Florence Nightingale. .Rachel HiRley.MIlM Self Control Mearl Gable.|M^Pi National Expansion John Literature Ethel Thompson^flP^ Crusades Fannie Burns Citizenship Will Rhodenbaugh Footprints Edgar Rannells^|^^ Isle of Long Ago Jennie Scott.w2|MW Old Glory G. V. Whaley|§f$f The instrumental solo by Miss Terryf.'.*^"' and the vocal solo by Miss Edith Burltfi&J^ were enjoyed very much. $4$ DEEDS OF DARING. In this issue begins a series of thril ling articles relating the daring deedSj^H aud acts of bravery performed by the American soldiers during the Cuban war. Every one will be interested in these articles. Many incidents show ing the metal of the boys in blue will uever be recorded in any history except^,, in just such ways as this. We canno6^ let our minds dwell too much upon gallant deeds of our American soldier8f^^'.| Read these articles which in tbis coun-fejr''''' tywill appear exclusively in the Rk-? VIEW. •. I' A PAINFUL ACCIDENT t,-.. v. A A young man named Fred Jones was brought into town this afternoon with a badly wounded leg. He slipped and his leg was caught in a corn grinder oaKi$$$j& Mr. Griffin's farm south of town. The physician describes the injury as puncture wound on the inside of th«u$»jjp$}! leg three inches below the knee with$i&' severe contusions on both sides of the&$ leg. Dr. L. M. Coon of Arion who hap- i' pened in town^assisted in the operation. Born to Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Wool ston, of Allendorf. Iowa, on Tuesday,-'.^ Jauua^^th^' daughter. Hosts of DeBisgyJj^^q^sfeud their congratula tiofis and.hope that tile ffftfte-one-'will s-x be blessed with long life and happiness and grow to be as joily and full of laugbter and as good and accomplished as her happy parents. v'