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- Entered at the Post. Office in Waben®, •econd-cl ns mail matter. Tablished every Thursday at Wtk® Forest County. Wit. COROIAL O. MfNLCT, • Editor mid Proprietor Sabacription SI M per year in adrwMe. ho pla copies free NEWS OF THE WORLD. WAR NOTES , (yiKtoni receipts at Manila have risen to /120.000 a day. iGen. Brooke beglnß reforming edu cational methods in Cuba. / General Pulavleja and Senor Sllvela, f conservatives, are expected to form a new Spanish cabinet. An efTort will be made to retain the Immune regiments In the service as a part of the regular army. Cubans are angry because the Bank of Spain has been appointed American fiscal agent In the Island. A dispatch was received at, Santiago rescinding the order concentrating customs revenue at Havana. Gen. Miller has been ordered t> land v at Iloilo. Secretary Alger says >he in surgents may fight or run. J The alleged exposure of the men f who plotted the blowing up of the I Maine Is doubted in Havana. Gen. Gomez Is ambitious to unite Cuba. San Domingo and Haytl in one republic, to he second only to rhe United States. Agulnaldo has gone to Iloilo to put himself at the head of the Filipinos, with a view of possible fighting with the Americans. President McKinley's proclamation declaring authority of the United States over all the Philippines was published at Manila. Capt. Slgsbee has been awarded $976 as prize money for capturing the , British eoal ship Restormel. in the ser vice of Cervera, during the late war. The cabinet considered the matter of the Snntlago customs receipts. Gen eral Wood will receive an allowance sufficient for the needs of the province. The Filipino governors of Luzon provinces went to Malolas, a Manila paper reports, to offer their lives and property In the cause of Independence. An army board Is considering rec ommendations for the award of bre vets, medals and certificates to soldiers who distinguished themselves In bat tle. Correspondence between the state departments and consuls show that no pledges were made to Agulnaldo of an independent . government of the Phil ippines. The United States guards at San Severing' fortress. Mantazas. found a prisoner In an obscure cell who had been thfde days without food. The Spaniards had neglected to release him. Agulnaldo Issues a manifesto pro testing against Gen. Otis calling him self military governor of the Philip pines. He urges his followers to per severe in f helr efToTts to achieve Inde pendence Col. San Martin who wan In com mand of the Spanish garrison at Ponce when Gen. Miles ' Invaded the Island and who abandoned the place without resistance, has been sentenced to Im prisonment for life. We may Interfere. Colonel Henry Sharp of the commis sary department, who served at Camp Thomas and Porto Rico, testified be fore the investigating commission yes terday that all beef he had handled was equal to any he had seen tn the army. domestic. Chicago May wheat, 69vi<5*7l)c. Duluth flour sold lu Turkey at a profit. The Lima. Ohio, paper mills burned; loss 1125,000. A stay of proceedings was granted lu Mrs. Botkin's case. Reuben Goodrich. aged 79, Is dead at Charleston, W. Va. ‘The 'Waring memorial fund of SIOO,- 000 has beeu completed. Roosevelt favors gradual ex tension of suffrage to women. Ex-Congressman Richard C. Parsons of Cleveland died aged 72 years. Colonel Asa W. Dickinson of Hack ensack, N. J., died at Easton. Pa. John E. Searles Is not sick, but has dropped sugar to operate In cotton. Senator Quay Is angling for demo cratic votes to assure his re-election. Richard Croker pronounces in favor of expansion and against free silver. Ex-Governor Richard J. Oglesby is sick with grip at his home In Elkhart. 111. i The cost of the Increased army under the Hull bill Is estimated at $82,063.- •66. John Glrum of Plttsbirrg wou the twenty-four-hour bicycle race In New York. The New York chamber of com merce passed resolutions against skv •crapers. Six men held up a store In Chicago One policeman was killed and another Injured. , A petition was presented In the sen ate from confederate veterans of Ar kansas protesting against Senator Butler's bill to pension confederate soldiers. The wire and nail trust Is gradually securing control of all the plants In the country. Representative Brown, of Kans has apologized for reflections cast upon Gov. Leedy. Michigan railroads show increased earnings for 1898 of 15 per cent, over the year before. A Chicago man claims that Cyrano de Bergerac was stolen from a play Listen by him. He goes to law about ' Nilsson, world’s champion skater, was defeated by Norval Baptie of North Dakota. Five big Pittsburg breweries have consolidated. The combine has a cap ital of $19,500,000. Two men were arrested at Chaska, Minn., on suspicion of being the mur derers of John Wellner. John Wanamaker may buy the Fifth Avenue hotel, New York, and build another big store there. The president, It is said is deter mined that the army beef scandal shall be thoroughly investigated. Anew strawboard maker’s company w-lth a capital of $3,000,000 is being formed at Indianapolis. The Indeterminate sentence act, so called, was declared to be unconstitu tional by the supreme court. Ex-Oommissloner of Indian affairs Alexander B. Upshaw died at New York. He was 48 years old. Frederick Silberg, one of the most famous Knights of Pythias Li the country. Is dead at Cleveland. Consul General Goodnow. at Shang hai, recommends a permanent Ameri can-Chlnese exposition In that city. Carl Schurz delivered an address against Imperialism before the stu dents of the University of Chicago. Federal court of appeals decided that bequests to colleges of the late I). 11. Fayerweather may now be paid. James Boxell w'as arrested at How ard Lake. Minn., charged with the murder of his father and stepmothe-. Mrs. Caroline L. Macy bequeathed $200,000 and contingent Interests In her estate to New York teachers’ col lege. The New York board of health has Htarted a crusade against druggists who substitute cheap drugs for costly ones. William Jennings Bryan, In a speech at a Jackson Day banquet in Cincin nati, assailed tb'* policy of Imperial ism. John Drew, the actor, is required by a court order to give an account, of the estate of his mother, the noted actress. Archplshop Ohapclle, of New Or leans, has been commissioned by the pope to take charge of the mission In Cuba. The estate of the late Amos R. Eno, comprising more than $12,000,000 of valuable properly. Is to be offered at auction. Spreading rails wrecked an Illinois Central train near Grantsburg, 111. Only six passengers received serious Injuries. Bailer Decker, colored, who mur dered his wife near Tottenville, Staten Island, last March, was elec t"Ocuted. Tn Boston Charles Rosenfeld and Ills wife filed separate petitions in bankruptcy. The combined liabilities are $397,809. Cnder a decision of the Illinois su preme court the town of Pullman will become a free community nnd a part of Chicago. Independent republicans announce their reasons for opposing the re-elec tion of United States Senator Quay in Pennsylvania. A hill for a constitutional amend ment to provide for white supremacy was Introduced In the North Carolina legislature. The contest against Gov. Lee of South Dakota Is dropped and the gov ernor will he permitted to serve out his new term. Rev. J. M. Life has been found guilty at Hebron, Ohio, of improper conduct toward female members of his congregation. One hundred girls, members of the unions, are In training for a serpen tine dance to be given at the New York labor fair. New York's legislature was organiz ed by the machine. Ellsworth was elected 1 president of the senate ami Nixon speaker. The value of the total output of metals in the United States in 1898 was $752,927,047, an Increase over 1897 of $55,069,728. The navy will be reduced to a peace basis ami 5,000 seamen and officers will be discharged. The marine corps will also be reduced. Rev. Lucien Lee Kir.solving was consecrated bishop of Brazil at St. Bartholomew's Protestant Episcopal church. New York. Robbers stopped a Reading eoal train by greasing the rails between Edge Hill and Olenside. Pa., and stole a car of anthracite. The steamer Catania, of New Yor. signalled for help in mid-ocean, but disappeared In the night while the MeSaba was standing by. The announcement Is made on high authority that Joseph ... Choate of New York will be nominated ambas sador to Great Britain. The entire Bell telephoue interests of the country are to be united Into a company to be known as the Cleve land Telephone company. In New York 500 guests attended the ball given by Mrs. Cornelius Van derbilt. In honor of her second son, Alfred Tynn Vanderbilt All the steel and wire interests of the country are to be consolidated, the organization to be known as the Ametvan Steel and Wire company. Remington Vernon, founder of Ar verne-by-the-Sea, has flld a petition In bankruptcy, giving his llaoiiiUcn as $728,040 and his assets as nothing. Total liabilities of $1,166,536 and assets of 900 are the figures given oy Thomas H. Brush, a New York builder, who filed a petition In bankruptcy. Every graduate from West Point Is sure of a commission next spring, as there are more vacancies In the army than cadets In the graduating class. A $12,000,000 gas company was In corporated at Trenton. N. J.. in con- 1 / nectlon with companies* to combine electric and oil lighting,Companies. Silas Anderson, colored, who shot and killed his wife on the ..3th of last March, was hanged at Pittsburg. Jealousy was the cause of the crime. The American milk trust has been organized at Zanesville, O. The nom inal capital stock Is SIO,OOO. Chicago capitalists are back of the enterprise. Henry Sherry, of Neenah, denies the charges of Irregularity made against him by those seeking to pre vent his discharges from bankruptcy. Purdue Agricultural college has Is sued a bulletin to the effect that the loss by hog cholera in Indiana has been 900,000 animals valued at $5,000,- 000. The Amundson Printing company, Chicago, which employs 75 men. has begun suit, for $25,000 damages against Franklin Union No. 4, for ordering a strike. Minnie French Evans, wife of “Charley” Evans, the player and man ager* and herself an actress of some note, died suddenly of apoplexy in New York. Senator Davis’ opposition prevented ex-Governor Merriam of Minnesota from receiving the appointment of am bassador to Russia, to succeed Mr. Hitchcock. According to a Chinese report, a se cret treaty exists between Great Britain and the United States to pre vent any further allenntlon of Chinese territory. The heirs of Mary Ball Blown, claiming $25,000,000 worth of Phila delphia property, held a third meeting at Springfield, O. They claim to be sanguine of success. Miss Sophia Dallas of Philadelphia died, aged 76. She was the daughter of George M. Dallas, who was vice president of the United States imuer President Polk. An attorney for the Standard Oil company stated in court at Columbus, Ohio, that the books of the comnany were not burned, but they will not be produced In court. Young B. Clark died at ClaTksdale, 111., aged 77. He was a resident of Christian county fifty-four years and was one of the most widely known men In that section. Telephone and telegraph are suc | cessfully used simultaneously on a sin i gle wire by Great Northern officials | and the plan will be adopted for all the lines of the company. Mrs. Jennie Kinsman of Deeatur. 111., died Jan. 7 In the Bermuda Islands. She wai the wife of George C. Kins man. superintendent of telegraph for the Wabash Railroad Cos. it Is reported that Joseph Le'lter. the Chicago ex-wheat speculator, has purchased and will transform the Rhode Island locomotive vo-ks into compressed air motor works. George A. Armour has given SIO,OOO to found a classical alcove In the uni versity library In Princeton and a yearly endowment for three years of $2,700 toward its support. It is reported that the eight Akron sewer pipe factories have gone to New York to participate in the or ganization of a company to control the manufacture of sewer pipe. Misunderstanding of orders resulted in a collision between a mixed train and a double-header freight at Elk Valley, Tenn. Four trainmen were caught In the debris, which took fire. Otis Kendall, former president of mathematics and astronomy at the University of Pennsylvania, and for many years one of the foremost edu cators of the country, died at Philadel phia, aged 82 years. The Kieckhefer Brothers' manufac turing plant of Milwaukee passed into the hands of the granite ware trust. Checks for a little more than $1,000,000. transferring a controlling Interest, were passed. United States minister Conger, at Pekin, has again protested against the extension of French concessions at Shanghai, but he urged the exten sion of the existing settlement on In ternational basis. At Mlddlesboro. Ky., the Henry M. Ashby bivouac of the confederate vet erans adopted resolutions In praise of Ftrsideut McKinley's Atlanta speech and expressive of Its approval throughout the country. The Electr'c company of America has been Incorporated In New Jersey, with a capital stock of $25,000,000. George W. Elkins will be Its presi dent. and It is proposed to control the street lighting business east of the Mississippi river. William Endieott, aged 100 years, died at Beverly. Mass. He was an eyewitness of the engagement between the frigates Chesapeake and Shannon June 1, 1813. and was of the sixth gen eration from Governor Endieott of ,ae Massachusetts bay colony. Ninety men have been discharged from the steam engineering depart ment at Mare island. Reductions In the forces employed in other depart ments will be made during the week. It Is stated that about 400 hands will be discharged altogether. Baron Edgar de Bara and his wife, the alleged Chicago postal swindlers, who were arrested at St. Augustine. Fla., have been released on bonds In the sums of $5,000 and $2,500 respec tively for their appearance In the I'nlted States court at Chicago. Secretary Alger has issued strtngenc regulations for the sanitary Inspec tion each Saturday of all military camps. Including regimental, brigade and division hospitals. A special medical inspection also is ordered on the last Saturday of each month. Several months ago Judge Tarvln of Covington, Ky., seut several coun cllmen to Jail for contempt of court In disobeying an order of court to fur nish supplies. Now the five councll nien Imprisoned sue Judge Tarvln collectively for SIO,OOO for false im prisonment. Although the value of the late Cal vin S. Brice’s personal property in New York is fixed at only $600,000 in the petition for letters of administra tion on file at the surrogate's office, it is probable that his whole estate when formally taken Into account will amount to $7,000,000 At Newport News, Va., it is said that arrangements are being made to locate in that city near the ship yard a steel manufacturing plant to cover 50 acres of ground, embracing 50 shops to cost $5,000,000, employing 6,000 men, and have an annual output valued at $54,000,000. Mrs. Bloomfield Moore of Philadel phia, who was largely interested in the Keely motor company, died at London. Although the doctors gave heart disease as the cause of her death, her friends agree that Mrs. Moore really died of a broken heart, due to grief over Keely's death. The message of Governor Russell was read in both houses of the North Carolina legislature. A bill was In troduced requiring separate car3 for whites and blacks. Another bill pro vides that the poll-tax school fund shall be divided In the proportion paid by the whites and blacks. The grand duke Cyril Vladimiro vitch, the cousin of the czar of Rus sia, sailed from New York. There were many Russians on the pier to see him off. He was accompanied by two military aides. As the grand duke walked up the gang plank, flowers were strewn in his path. At Troy, N. Y., fire broke out in the furniture house of J. R. and F. A. Myers and spread to the building on the north occupied by Cluett, Peabody & Cos., as a storehouse for collars, cuffs and shirts and the one on the south occupied by Gorman Bros, as a meat market, an.l Henry Schuldt as i a decorator and sign painter. Loss j SIOO,OOO. Mrs. Grant G. Gillett, wife of the j Kansas cattle plunger, arrived in n,i Paso accompanied by her daughter, supposed to be Mrs. Glllett’s brother. He registered the party at the Pierson hotel as C. H. Bronson, wife, child and maid. Gillett did not meet his wife here or in Juarez, where the party took the Mexican Central for Chihuahua. At Philadelphia an inventory of the personal euects of the late John W. Kecley of motor fame, has been died in which the valuation of the property is placed at $1,500. One of the items which relates to the motor reads: “Fifteen pieces of experimental ap paratus, a certain right of unknown valuation in certain uncompleted and unpatented inventions.” Rev. A. A. Abbott, rector of Christ church of Warren, 0., has tendered his resignation to take effect April 3, and accepted the position of general missionary and archdeacon of the Episcopal diocese of Ohio, offered by Bishop Leonard. Rev. Abbott will have headquarters in Cleveland. He succeeds Archdeacon Brown, who re cently became bishop of Arkansas. New York police have three men under surveillance In connection with the Adams-Cornish poisoning and would have arrested one or all of them had it not been for the fact that none of these suspects has a light beard. Miss Miller, the saleswoman who sold the match holder in Newark, is positive that the purchaser had a light beard. All the suspects ax-e said to be men who had grudges against Cornish. FOREIGN. Dreyfus is reported to be seriously ill. England and France seem nearer a rupture than ever. The Newfoundland shore question is causing increased irritation at Paris. Emperor William, who has been suffering from influenza, has re covered. Russia is increasing its armament, notwithstanding the czar's peaceful proposition. Henry Irving will drop the cares of theatrical management by the advice of his doctor. Germany refused a Spanish invita tion to take charge of the “protec tion” business at Iloilo. News comes from Tahlta of the death of Tetua Marama, hereditary princess of the islands. The foundation stone of Gordon Memorial college at Khartoum was laid by Viscount Cromer. The duke of Marlborough, husband of Consuelo Vanderbilt, has been ap pointed paymaster general of London. Colonel Lewis, with an Anglo- Eg.'Viian force, has defeated the Emir Ahmed Fedil 1n a battle on the Blue Nile. The bundesrath has decided that at present there are Insufficient grounds for passing on the Lippe-Detmold suc cession question. The philosophical faculty of Mar burg univrslty has conferred an hon orary do< t<wate on the American geologist. John Mason Clarke. The business partnership existing between Sir Henry Irving and Ellen Terry has terminated. Miss Terry will form and company of her own. Wm. T. Stead, who Is seeking to organize a peace pilgrimage to SC Petersburg, has received many letters from America indorsing his plan. The duchess of Marlboro opened me new council chamber and horary at Woodstock near Blenheim in the pres ence of a large assemblage of people. The German freisinnige party Win force the Imperial government to de cide how far the bunderarath -nay In-1 terfere with the sovereign rights of j German states. A Calcutta dispatch states that tue | beauty, grace and geniality of Lady l Curzon, formerly Miss Mary Leitei i of Chicago, have createdstriiS-ked' impression there. Count de Castel’.ane denies the story that he fought a duei with Deroulede because of an actress, and says he in tends to sue the newspaper that first published the report. The Official Gazette announces that on January 1. Spain’s floating debt amounted to 554,810,595 pesetas, an in crease of 11,812,095 pesetas over the figures at January 1, of last year. Captain R. R. Shaw and the crew of ten of the British bark Glenhuntley, which was abandoned during a gale last June, have been rescued from a barren island in the South Pacific. The chamber of commerce of Bor deaux has again presented a memorial to the French government urging the pressing necessity of opening nego tiations for a treaty of commerce with the United States. Viscount Cromer, British diplomatic agent in Egypt, in an address to Sudanese sheiks at Cairo said: “For the future you will be governed by the queen and the khedive. The sole representative in the Sudan of the two governments will be the sirdar.” The reply of Lord Salisbury to the proposal of Emperor Nicholas for a disarmament conference of the pow ers, which Is Just published, promises the cordial co-operation of the British government and asks for an Indication of the heads of the discussion at the conference. Quesnay de Baurepaire. president of the section of the French court of cassation, which Is dealing with the Dreyfus case, has resigned in conse quence of a disagreement regarding the Dreyfus inquiry. Le Soir says It learns from an indisputable source that the court of cassation Is con vinced that Dreyfus was Justly con demned. SPRING What hand yon blossom curtain stirs More light than errant air? I know the touch —'tis hers, 'tis hers! She parts the thicket there — The flowered branch her coming stirs Hath perfumed all the air. The springs of all forgotten years Are waked to life anew— Up, up. my eyes, nor fill with tears As tender as the dew — I knew her not In all these years: But life begins anew. POSTOFFICE FIGHT ENDED. Appleton, Wls., Jan. 12. —Congress- man Minor has ended one of the most hotly contested postofflee fights ever known here by the appointment of Morris Barteau, an active young repub lican. Those who were In the field were State Senator A. B. Whitman, Capt. Fred Heinemann, M. F. Barteau and M. K. Gochnauer. An unconfirmed report is circulated In Havana that a torture chamber has been found at the residence of the Spanish military governor. M. J. DICKINSON Wabeno, Forest County, Wis., DEALER IN I Dry Goods, Groceries, Clothing, Footwear, Hardware, SUPPLIES. HAY, FLOUR AND FEED. RUSCH BROS., MANUFACTURERS OF Lumber Lath Shingles Etc. WAHEXO, WISCOXSIX. * * tHEUMAMON PORTQsjgJQO. v Priest Reports to Brooke Regar£jfu,'’‘ l His Tour of the Maud. Washington,: Jan. l?®FS6uer Thomas E. Sherman, in a very JSbt estiug and instructive report tdffkn. Brooke of his recent tours throu3feie island of Porto Rico, says therßmre many schools both in town coiUviy. Those in the coucXT poor* and irregularly children are bright and quiek, earlier than ours, and many are able of learning to read and write 1 much sooner than the American cfcil-j| dren. The prompt sending of teacherijS of the lower grades acquainted w.itwy both English and Spanish would, hag thinks, be the best step to facilitate S change in the system of education andl to enable the rising generation ,o be- come Americanized. J In conclusion he says: “A million of people differing from us in lan guage, literature, tradition, customs and manners, welcome us by reason of political sympathy and a sentiment of confidence in our desire to govern for their good, enlarge their liberties and to increase the substantial blessings they enjoy without imposing on them any burdens.” ELKES DEFEATS McDUFFIE. New York, Jan. 13. —Harry Elites of Glens Falls, N. Y., who holds the world’s bicycle hour record of 34 miles and 1,220 yards beat Eddie M. McDuf fie of Boston, the recognized middie distance champion, in a 25-mile paced contest in Madison Square garden last night by nearly a mile and a quarter. Time: Elkes, 52:34 3-5; McDuffie, 56:151-5. ENGLISHMEN DISAPPOINTED. London, Jan. 12. —Most of the morn ing papers comment upon the situation in the Philippines, drawing the In ference that Foraker’s remarks in the senate chamber were made by him as spokesman of the president and ex pressing disappointment and their dls- g approval of the possible relinquish ment of the Philippines by the United States. DINGLEY A LITTLE BETTER Washington. Jan. 12. —Greater en couragement for the recovery of Ding ley was felt by his physicians last night than for some days. The pa tient was' fairly comfortable yester day. took nourishment freely and was resting well at night. Let me see, • how tall is your building?” “Seventeen stories.” ■ • t “Well, we can only insure it up to the limit.” \ “What’s the limit?” “The eighth story.”—Cleveland Plain Dealer. DEALERS II Dry Goods, Groceries, Shoes, Hardware, AND Lumbermen’s Supplies.