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f&tna For 40Years ' -a The People's Friend. The Journal ,-j. Lends in Circulation. VOLUME XXXVII, NO. 228. SATURDAY. KANSAS CITY, JANUARY 20, 80o. SATUHDAY. IMMfK I'lYK (-KNTS., 0 itn lailw 5imml. BLOWN TO PIECES. iiiikwkry wnr.ntKn at mf.niwta, ir.i., nv a lmit.rit i:. plosion. SEVEN MEN INSTANTLY KILLED. A MAM MOUE WKRK nADt.Y WOttNl). KD AM MAT Mil. OTHERS MAY HAVE PERISHED. a nxtMiixn 5Mn sTnitw tur.VENTi:n WIIIIK IN Till IllIINS. Tho KiplnMnn lleitroyrd n llnllillng rive, Morles High nnil "hunk Kvery lliiuo In the Clt.v Inn I nt I.rnt 51(1(1,(1(10. Jiendotn, til., Jnn. Co. At .1 o'clock thli afternoon the mnln bulldlnB of lien nlnK'a brewery. In this clty.wns wrecked by a boiler explosion, the concussion belnp so Kre.it thnt every building In the city was tin illy slnhen. The luilld liiB destroyed was live stories In hell-lit nnil filled with mnchlnery. The force of the explosion completely demolished It, klllliiR seven men and badly Injuring six- others. The killed are: P. P. Selfert. foreman. David Wells, fireman. David Ghcer, engineer. Lemuel De Shno, Iceman. Henry Pert, laborer. Adam Rresshead. John Kennedy, a well borer of De Kalb. ' The Injured arc: .lames Love, Chicago; arm broken and head badly cut. i A. McLeod, Chicago; head and face cut. George Parker, Chicago; head cut. 1". JI. Carpenter, badly hurt. William Long, badly hurt. Henry Varner, badly hurt. The Chicago men and Kennedy, of De Kalb, bad but lately come here, nnd were engaged in sinking a well pear the building. Up to a lata hour no more bodies had been found In the debris nnd a blinding snow storm almost stopped work, but It is thought more men are burled under the ruins of bricks and beams. The loss to pioperty nmounts to over $100,000, nnd a large number of men are thrown out of work. The explosion bad an upward ten dency, lifting the building nnd over turning it. All'was excitement nnd many ueie ililven frantic with the thought that husband, father or son might lie beneath the ruins. Women, bareheaded nnd wild with fear, braved the wind nnd cutting mow that some tiding of the Injured might be lcntncd. In the excitement a number of citizens te ceived Injuries in removing beams and lumber. Never before has this city sulfered such a blow and many aie the conjectures as to the number of dead at the bottom of that great heap of brick and mortar nnd broken ma chinery. The vvoilc of removing the uilns Is progressing slowly and it will Every Precaution Speaking of Butterine, Prof. Caldwell of Cornell University, says: "The process is. cleanly throughout and includes every precaution necessary to secure a product entirely free from animal tissue or any other im purity." Silver Churn Butterine is prepared by a new and spe cial process from carefully se lected materials. Our Silver Churn trade mark on each wrapper is a guarantee of ex cellence. y4 rmour Packing 7o.f Kansas City, U. S. A. tmmtumijmtxKiigi yrrrnrvrmrrrvi U No Shop Worn Goods, 0 But Any First-Class TIB In 111" Ilmian lei-dii) nt 50CtS- DENNIS HAT CO. B 1010 MAIN ST. i-mmimniHiHimiiaunnm VELV0LEEN It takes the place of Soap and lotion. Best Cheapest! Try it, Buy itl At JOHNSON BROS,, IIukbUU. HOT Mulu. NORMAN & ROBERTSON, ABSTRACTS AND GUARANTBI Of TITLK. TUyU V0. ! Cut 01k . be n day or more before the list of dead will be complete. When the explosion occurred every building In the city was shaken nnd men rushed to see what was the cause of the concussion, Tho dead are men highly respected nnd several nf them nro prominent citizens. REPUBLICANS JjOLD A CAUCUS, XnthtllR of Important c xn llnnn. MtilT- rve-r, mid No CnnrliMlnns Item hid mi Anything. Washington, Jnn. 21, The Hrpiibllran senatorial emeus was In session from 10.30 until 12 o'clock to-day ntul adjourned wllh- out taking nny action on any subject, al though most every question before the sen. ate was dlcused at soma length. The dlsenslnn wns of such a ilesiil torj charac ter as lo afford no authentic Information on nny of the questions. The reference to tho llnanclal subjects was really briefer than that on any other question nnd nothing whalcer was developed on this subject. The principal subject under consideration was that of taking a Kiltlon'on the ques tion of the senatorial election In the states where there are senatorl.il deadlocks. No fnrmil expression of opinion was elicited. This wns because of the geneial opposition which seemed to prevail against senatorial inlerfeience. There was nIo some expres sion of opinion upon the order of lml ness In the senate from this tltnu forth, but no vote was. t ikon Tho territorial admission bills weie dis cussed with reference to the political com plexion of the proocil states, It this bill should p is, There was no reference to the silver question In the discussion, hut the Uisteni senators ns a el iss seemed Inclined to oppose admission, and the Western omtors to favor It so far ns expression was obtained, was regarded as evidence thnt som senator had this point In mind If they did not give expression to It. The nearest approach to a decision reached bv tho caucus was In the matter of the resolution of Senator Allen te gnnllng the alleged election frauds In Alnbnma, which the Republicans will prob ably stand together to to encourage Inves tigation. MORE WARSHIP.S NEEDED. Heport of the Naval ('nniinltleo'sijs Thej Are of "ltlil Importune e. Washington, .Ian 23 The report on the nnvnl appropriation shows that the bill carries a total of $11.'(T,0C2, nil bieren"" over the estimates, which were "O.l.fHi The estlm ites for the Increase of the nivv were $n.2"l,S'i;, while the appropriation Is $11,777,fJl Of this Increase over estimates $"iO,orx,ono N for annoi and nrniaments, and iini.'jno foi construction and steam engi neering The allowance for the bureau of ordnance has been Increased 'l.ni.OiiO over the appropriation for th current venr The special Item of $lf!,0i"l for equipment of vessels In excess of the nppropilatlon un dir the bureau of equipments Is caused bv the commissioning of the Columbia, Mln- neipolls, Montgomery, Murblehead, Cast line, M.ichlas, Olvrnpli, Cincinnati and Ita lelgli, all new vessels. The Increase of J"il2"2'i for j anls and docks ovir the al lowance for the current jear Includes 2S0,m) for the completion of the l'uget Sound navy yard, which the secietary of the navy from personal Inspection consid ered necessary. The most Important feature of the re port Is the discussion of the necessity for the three new battleships nnd tw lvu tot pedo boats, provided for. Mr. Talbott sns that the necessities of our geographical position have been carefully taken Into consldeiatlon and the committee Is torced to the conclusion th it the continuation of building battle ships Is of vital Impoit ance CHAMP CLARK'S DISTRICT. It Has Heroine Permanently Itcpuldieuil and Cnulil ol Ite Induced to Ho Utile rw lte. Jefferson City, Mo., Jan. 21 (Special.) Congressman-elect Trcloii, of tho Ninth dlstilct. Is In Jefferson City to-day, visit ing with friends and members of the gen rnl assembly. He sujs that the Ninth congressional district Is In the ltepubllcan column to st.i ; that In futuie It will be Impossible to vote the (Term in popul itlon of that district for a Democratic candidate tor congress, that Republicans nt last a p. pieclute their powir, and that the ouns men by thousands nro coming Into camp lift said that Champ Clnik made a fatal blunder when he lefeired In contemptuous terms to a I irge and respectable poitlon of the C.enn.m population of the district. Congri ssmni-elei,-t Tielo.u fully nppie. clate the magnitude of the task which Democratic liu ap.ielt.v throws upon the lte publlcan pattj lie thinks, how over, that the party is rninpe tent to m.istei the sit uation, nnd said that the blunders of the last three years will nut again be dupli cated for many years. Wherever good health abounds good food predominates. Perfei t food Is made with Ir. Price's Making Powdoi. TOP OP HIS lll'AI) SAWN on. ''rightful AiriiNllt to lliirillln A. Milium, Who I. Ill tn iell r It. Seattle, Wash., Jan. 2i,-Of all the pe culiar and Inteiestlng caj.es the saw mills of Paget Sound have sent to this ilty, noiui company with that of lluiatlo A Stet son, an uiglneor In Stetson ,t Post's mill, whose head was cut half In two estinhiy morning b a rip saw. StetMiu was the engineer and also assisted his biothei, I,e io). at times, In llxlng tho maehlueiy In the planing mill. 11 chance the mill feed belt enme off and Stetson stopped under tho table to llv It. He ran his In ad against the saw, and In less thin a twinkling of an eve his head was out acioss the top Just In front of the ears. The saw wmt down into the brain full) time Inches, the point of exit on either sldu of the head being on a level with the tops of the eais. Stutsou ciawled nut from under the table, and was caught bv his brother, who clapped the two plecis of his head togetliei. The brotlur suvs that "blood and In ilns weie coining fiom his head, which looked ab If It was falling apart." The. wounded man was huiijul to tho hospll.il, and while on his way there was posessed with a sou of m inin for swing. Ing his right arm, It could not bn held. Ho was speechless, hut understood eveij thlng said to him, When he was placed on the operating lablu It was thought he would din before the longitudinal sinus could ho stopped from bleeding, Ho went through the trephining opciutlon, how ever, nnd was put to bed. Toward night partial p'iralysis of his arms nnd legs set In, hut he trgalnod the power of speech, nnd called for his moth er, At that time ho s ild he was not suffer ing pain, During the night hu was rest less, but lovvaid dawn m took a bowl nt beef tea, Piom tills time ho became stiniig. er, the power of motion of his legs and aims c.wno b ick, uud his mind was per fectly clear, He, could talk, hut with dif ficulty. His tcmperatuie wiib normal and bis puUe remained all day up to 8 o'clock at night In the condition of a perfectly well man, and there was no inllnmm itlon In the wound, nnd nt Inst accounts there weie no Indications of fever selling In, According to tho technical description of tho wound, It commences on the top of the head, and In entering the brain cuts the fissure of Roland, Tbls section of the brain Is supposed lo affect tho power of motion, the truth of which claim Is borne out by the manner In which Stetson act ed on the way to tho hospital. Many physi cians do not wonder nt his being alive, but they are mj'bUlled at his being possessed of ull his mental faculties and retaining the control of hU lliubs, having u good appetite and being perfectly noiinal In all other conditions of flla body , MORGAN'S VICTORY. Tin: iii.sati". iwsir.s tiii. xicAitAntJA CAsAf. in i.i. n v a (iiitiii on:. END OF A LONG DISCUSSION, ClOVIlltN.MI'.NT STANDS FH'ONSntt FOR A CI It i: AT UNDKRTARINn. VOTE WAS 31 YEAS TO 21 NAYS SENATOR MILLS nr.ri'NDS tJITKl! Ml. AMI Till: At'MINIHTItA'llON. 1 lif Trim Senator Vns Unusually rnintlo In Ills Item irks llnrlng the lliiiTitllan l)li ussl.kii The House Parses the .Sundry Civil Hill. Washington, Jan, 2.". The bill pledging the faith of the Pnlted States to do the construction of the Nicaragua cnnnl pissed the sennte to-night by the decisive vote of fit yeas to 21 nny. It was the termina tion of a debate which hns Insted since the present session of congress began. It was, moreover, the first realization In, either branch of congress of the vast projict so long nnd vigorously urged for n cnnsl Join ing the Atlantic nnd Paclllo with the United Stntes government standing spon sor for the execution of the work. The final vote was not secured until f, 1' o'clock to-night, but notwithstanding the lateness of the hour there was an exceptionally full senate, owing to tho Inteicst felt In the culmination of the long discussion. The Nlcaiaguan minister and many othr dip lomats Interested In the project hnd seats In the diplomatic galleries throughout the voting on the many amendments, nnd the tlnnl question. The bill, In brief, directs the Issue of $7H.fV'1 of Nicaragua canal bonds. i:.ich of these Is to bear the following guaran tee. "The I'nlteil States of America guar antees to the lawful holder of this bond the pa.vment bv the Maritime Cailal Com pany of Nicaragua, of the principal of said bonds and the Interest accruing theieon, and as It accrues." An additional f1ii,niyo of bonds Is to be Issued without the I'nlteil States' guaran tee. The total Ilfi0,0ci,f) thus Issued Is to be used m constructing the Interocennlc canal. The secretary of tho treasury Is to have general supervision of the project. A bo. mi of fifteen directors Is to have Imme diate charge of the work. Of this boaid the president Is to designate ten members, no more than two from nny one state. Tho Pnlted Stntes Is to receive $7(i.(Xio,fl of canal company stock In return for guar anteeing the bonds, nnd Is to hold n mortgage lien on nil tho property of the cnnal compmy Aside from the final debate and vote on the Nicaragua bill, tho main Interest of the day attached to a very caustic speech by Mr Mills, of Texas, upholding the ndmlnlstintlon policy in Hawaii and In cidentally scoring , the sugar trust. Mr. Mills eloquently related the man ner In which the American people greeted the Hungarian patriot, Kossuth, after he h.ul d ired to strike at the nppiesslon surrounding him Mr Mitchell (Rep, Ore.) asked If Mr. Mills sought to place together Kossuth and the lepiesentatives of (Jucen l.llluo kalant Mi Mills responded with warmth that llit lepresentatlves who canie here spoke for a people whose executive had been def I nuded by n representative of the I'lilteil States, whose government had been overtlnown hi conspiracy und fraud. With Intense sail asm Mr. Mills read the letter of President llanlson to Queen Lllluo kal ml when .Minister Stevens was nc ciedlted to Hawaii. The senator lommented ns ho proceeded with the lettei This wns nt n time, said he, when the queen was still supreme. Sho was sci king to protect her own poor nntlve people against the corporate greed seeking to I'd possession of the great su gar lands of Hawaii. "Rut the sngai trust wanted the land, too, and thev weie more poweiful than I.llli'oknlnut was," declared Mr. Mills, with much fori e Minister Thurston, of Hawaii, came into the diplomatic gallerj, and was nn Inter ested llstem l to the sevi re arraignment of the governuitnt repiesented by him. The senator denounced the piesent Ha waiian government ns "an ologaichy mas-iiu-'iaillug as a npublli " It v is a part of the great sugar ologarclij. T lis was the ologaichs appealing to the I'lvt'd States lor sviupathv and support Mr .Mills nsked why a Itepiiblleau administration had set up a baibiious king on tho thronu of Samoa Who designated this king""' said Mr Mills. "It was Ibnpeior WIIIHm, of i.ei uianv , Quei u Vli torla, of Knglnnd, and lieiijuuln llanlson. of the I'lilted States." Ml. Mills read finm tlm Nivv York liven ing Post lo the effect that Hawaiian bonds weie being Hunted III New Ilugland. There w.is a splrltid inntioversy between Mr Aldrlcli and .Mr. Mills ns the former ntoso to ask what authority tho Texan senator had for the asset tlnn ho had mado that New llnglaud corporations were among thme giecdllj absoiblng Hawaiian sugar I mils "The sugnr mist owns the lands and New H.lgland owns 3ii.000 shares of that stoik," declined Mr. Mills, Ho read In detail the Investments of Clans Spreckels and others In Hawaii. Tim seuitoi said theie "must bo some thing behind this great flutter" on the p.ut of the New llugl mil senitors on behalf of Hawaii "I trust," Interjected Mr. Aldrlcli, "thnt patriotism directs tho lourse of New Hn gland senators, as It does nlne-tenths of tho American people." "And when did jqu receive returns from the American pioplo?" nsked Mr. Mills, "At tho last tlectlon," respondtd Mr. Al ill It'll. The gallery broke out In npplnuso at this answer, and the presiding olllcer rapped shupll for unlet, "And you lecelved returns In '!;, also," letorted Mr. Mills. In loucluslnn, Mr, Mills hoped hn had shown why this resolution Intended ns a censuie on the president should not pass. Throughout tho epeeeh of Mr. Mllld tho galleries were well illled, nnd ho wus fo. lowed with greater Interest than has at tended any previous Hawaiian speech, Mr. Vest tlun Intioduccd a resolution In dot sing the policy of President Cleveland towaid Hawaii, and lecltlng that the couio of the government should be to withhold fl mil intungllug alliances, This and the resolution under discussion went ov -r fo a subsequent day, The Nlcaiaguan bill was then taken up. Mr. White (Dem., Cal.) presented n letter from London, stating that If tho Pnlted States did not proceed with tho canal pro ject llrltlkh capital would step In and curry out the plun, ltrlef speeches weie made under tho llvo minute rulo by Mr, Vest, favoilng a new survey by disinter ested engineers; by Mr. Call, for direct government eonttol. Mr, Wolcott offered mi amendment requiring the canal com pany to purchase lis material und con struction machinery in the Pnlted States, Nicaragua or Costa lllca. Tho llrst votes were on numerous amend ments that had accumulated. That of Mr, Vest, giving the president complete author .It) to suspend the issue of canal bonds, was defeated-21 to 29. Mr, Wolcott'a amendment, that American goods and materials should In used, wns nc -epled bv Mr, Morgan nlid agreed to The amendment of Mr. Palmer giving the president power lo reappoint nnd tellre directors of lite canal companv, wns ngreed to. The amendment of Mr Woboll, provid ing that every dollar of sink sh-ill repre sent a dolhr actually expended by the enntpnny, w is agreed lo 27 lo Is Mr PetTer's amendment, Hint the labor on the canal should b done bv I'lilted Slates citizens, working elsht hours a day, was defeated, Th amendment of Mr, Power that three ofHeers of the United Stntes corps of en gineers shall supervise the work was de feated. The amendment of Mr. I'rje tint the work bn subdivided Into sections and inch part awarded ns n separate uintr.ict In order to secure the greatest possible ex pedition wa agreed to with nn amendment by Mr. Wolcott that thn nggrcgnte of all contracts should not exceed J7(i,iw,il. The amendment of Mr. Vilas that the work should not he done by inrimrntlons In which stockholder of the cnnal are Intel ested wns adopted. All amendment by Mr. Pnsco thnt the cnnnl route lenses from Nicaragua hnll be perpetual Instead of for nlncty-nlne years wns defeated 21 to 21. Several amendments by Mr. Turple to limit the pnvnients to the old Nlcniagm Catnl Company were defeated by viva voce votes. Another amendment by him lint the old romp my should have no part In the new work was difnted-2l to 2.1 The main, proposition then came on .Mr. Turple's motion to strike out all after the enacting clause, substituting n provision thnt a complete survey be made by Pnlted States engineers before nnv further steps nre taken. This wns defeated 21 to ."0 The substitute of Mr. Stewart, of Nevada, for a new treaty wllh Nicaragua, was de-feated-12 to 32. The bill was then pnsd ns amended yeas, 3; nays, 21, as follows: Tens Aldrlcli, Allison, llurrnws, Hutler, Cameron, Clnn.dler, Cullom. Pnulkner.l'rve, Oalllnger, Ulb'on, Cormnn, II lie, Hoar, Itiinton, Lodge, McMillan, Mnudcron, Mitchell of Oregon, Motgau. Murphy.Plalt, Power, Piltchnrd, Proctor, Pugh, Hanson, Squire, W.ilsh. White, W!lon Total, 31. Nil Allen, Hlackburn, III inchnrd, Caf fcry. Call, Cockrell, Daniel, Davis, (leorge. Cray, Hill, Irby, Jones of rk.inas. Kyle. Mills, Palmer, Poffer.l Pettlgrew, Turple, VII is, Wolcott. Total,' 21 The p-ilm were (the first named would have voted for the bill): Dubois and Smith. Dolph and Coke. Jones of Nevada and Har ris, Shi rman and T.tnds-i). Cordon and Martin, Caiey nnd Mitchell of Wisconsin. Perkins and Roach, Washburn nnd Vest. Rrlce and Perry, Camden and Hinsbroiigh, Quiv and Pasco, Illgglns an I McPherson, Shoup and Teller, Itawlrv nnd llntes.Dlx en nnil Mcl.aurln, Merrill and Voorhces, Stewart of Nevadn, present and not voting. The sinate at fi:in adjourned. Holme I'rocei (1Ing4, The sundrv civil bill pinned the house to-dav In the shorlost time, no far as known, on recoid. It wns under conldem tlnu but three ilns. As pass. 1 the bill car ried MSli7JI Two propositions ofTeied ic spectlvel by Mr. S.iyers and Mr Coombs, thn former's to give the secretarv of the trensurj power to Issue Pnlted States lionils of snch dimensions ns he should see lit Instead of as now to Issue them of the same denomination, and the In tier's to re tire nnd cm. el the gold certificates and make them non-recelveable for customs dins after Julv 1 next, furnished the prin cipal theme of discussion. Mr. Siyies' proposition was defeated 71 to S7, while that of .Mr Coombs'' wis carried without division. Another .linen. Intent' ofteied by .Mr. Settle, of North AvWillna, to strike out tho appropriation iif-iyi'.OQfl to pay for Infor mation regarding moonshine distillers was lost. An appropriation of J'n.ftjil f,u a light ship to be stationed off the straits of Piiea, Wash , vvas ndoptnl BRODERICK WAS DEFEATED, His MibMUiite unit Vlneiidiuellt 111 Itegard tn I.i avemiiirlb .Military I'rlsun Kiiiii lied Out. Washington, Jan 'J (Special ) The pro vision In the Mindiv civil bill to transfer the military prison at Port I.eivcnwmth from the department of war to the h pari nient of Justice pissed the house to-day. Judge Hroderl. k offeied as a substitute an amendment providing Hint the ilepniiment of Justice be allow i I to keep certain cl.in.es of prisoners there, but the prison to rem tin In the hands of the dep.utmeut of win. Ill this way he suggested that the new plan could be lesi d without making the transfer, and shoul I this prove au'epi.ible after a fair tllil, Hull the tr.msfi i i mild be mndu later This substitute, however, vv.us voted down ml Mi. Itioderlek of fered an nmeiidini in allowing the pilson i rs of the dep it uncut of Justice to do work on the iei i latum, and also providing that their work In th, inituiif-ictiiro or any thing should not i nun! In inmpetltlon with local Intnetits It Is now vety , irtiln that the provision will piss the seimi, and become a 1 iw This will make a I nlieil States prison out of the military pi lion and, m cording to the plans of the department, It will be Illled with prisoners from all parts of the countr.v The prestnt c ipu Itl Is about Mil but with the tinusfer conns the plan to provide money for thn election of buildings In Im i p Ing with the demands of the government It Is understood thnt Mr lliodevlck will In troduce n bill to nppruprl He vn,iinO to bo used 111 the erection of buildings for a pilson to be located on the noithwcst cor ner of the reservation. It Is the plan of the depirtnient to make hiilldlnK Improve ments, and It Is the Idea to utilize pilson labor In making theso Improvements. One of the main objects Mr. Ilioderlck had In securing the amendment was to provide that tills wuilc should not be doun by pils on labor, but give a chance to the laboilnr: men of tho locality, In tho event the amend. ineut Is not stricken out In tho senate It Is believed his provision will leach tho point ho abned to cover. The bill piovides for n warden.nnd al ready ono application has bet u put In for tho place Howard Perry, of tho depirt ment of Justice, has Indlc.itid tint ho would accept (ho position whlih Is sup posisl to bo good for Sl.wo or ?1ii per jear and nn Important one, owing to tho many tontiaets thnt will be awarded Senator .Martin and Judge Hroderlck also hivo iccelved Information from a few of tin Ir iiinstltiients. to the effect that they might be nlilo to accept the same position should It bo cieated h) legislation. 'the appointment will be under thn eontrol of the department of Justice, and henco there Is a great struggle lo reach thn Ros. ton pull. Theio Is nothing to Indicate of ficially that there will be nny fiut'icr dep ledatlons committed on the military Inter ests of Port l.wiicnworth, 'Cnn't cook us mother did.' Not unless you tiso l)i Pi Ices Raking Powder, A household fiivoilte foi forty years. I'ttl) i'limlnii Spite, Washington, Jan, 23. (Special.) A de, pendent mother ot a soldier, .Mis. Louisa Cromwell, of North Topeku, vvas prevented from recelv Ing a petition of Jl. a mouth by the objection olleietl to-night In the house by Meridlih, of Virginia, Tin hill hail been fuvor.iblj repoiM und was called up by Repiesentatlve Curtis, when the uu J. pension eplrit asset ted Itself and till, blistering lasted to the end of the session. A similar bill passed (he house on Decem ber tt lat,t, olferitl by Harrison, Democrat, ot Tiiuiissevs Cost nr siuiijliig Indian l.miils. Washington, Jan 23. Responding to a house resolution the scerttary of the In. terlor has tent 10 that body a letter sub. milling estimate of tho amount of money necessary to survey lands In the Indian Territory, at follows: Choctaw landt. 6,. CfcS.nni) acres, JlSl.fA'iiCherokeo land, 6,03l,("i0 acres, 130,971,; Creek linds, 3,010,19". acres, J79,tj Semi lole lands, 373,(mi) acres, 9,"b3. A proper renirvev of (he Chlekusuvv land, comprising l,t.v,'.'33 acres. In accordanco with the pi bile land si stein or suiveys would cos, .21,3 WAR INEVITABLE. MIAICII lll'.t'llll'.s 'MILAM) tlttltll'.S ON ill Ari:viAi.AN son,. HAS SELECTED POINT OF ATTACK riitsr iii:io.ssTit,TioN mill hi: at san .tosi: hi: ot'A'rr.MAt.t. PLACE IS STRONGLY DEFENDED. t'.Mri'.tl STATUS SAIll II) Pi; I'l.AV IN(1 Tin: itoi.r, or ri:.(ji:vi.iti:it. I'.icr.v Indication l'nlnt. to I'nrlt HiiMlllltc llrtiirrn tin IHu ttepiililbs Mevlin'-i Naval roric-siiiiicthlng f M, IlfiiMirri n of the ('oiiutrlrs. Ran rinnclsco, Jan. 2S Mexico, It Is lcported, has decided lo land troops nt Kan Joso de CiUateni.ila. This would be a very dllllcnlt proceeding unless Mex ico strengthened her nuvv, for San Jose Is approached only In barged, nnd n binding could only he effected nt the long pier that Is built out Into the ocean. Tho suif breaks too heavy on & 'I PRHSIDHNT DIAZ. OF MHNICO. the bench to permit the landing of troops In boats .Mexico has live ships on the Pacific coast nt her command. The first Is the nemocrnta, 430 tons displacement, built in 1S7J. She carries two (1'6 Inch rilled guns of an old pattern. The Mexico nnd Independence nre small crnft of limited lighting qunlltles. The .T.iliertad cturKs n O'l. inch gun nnd Is Hie oldest boat In the fleet. The Zarngossa Is n model n licet of the dls putch hont. She Is used ns a train ship nnd Is of moii value fiom a fighting stand point than all tho other ve-ssels In the Mexican nuvy put logethei. Guatemala bought a man-of-war sev eial j, euro ago. It Is a small schooner, not much larger than a pilot lioat. One mti7le loading gun stands on tills formidable craft's di.ift The weapon is not capable of being filed, however San Jiiso do Guatemala s protected b a battery of Kiupp cannon that might make it vv.iim for any ship the .M lcans have but the tfmigos.sn. dm 1 1: swi .s , i'i:'i:vt.Mvi:it. KffiMts of the I'llilid Mutis In llrlug Abniit a ICeiiinclll It Inn. city of Mexbo, Jan. 23 The T'nlted State i has undertaken to play the pirt of peatemaker between Mexico and Cuat" mili to prevent war If possible. A tele, gram has been received lute from Secre tary Citshnni exploring the hope tint CuitemiiH and Mexico would ngieo be tween themselves upon some method of settling tlm dispute ovci the bound iry, but that If this should not bo possible the Pulled States tiustfd the two countries would agiee to submit theti dlfleieuees to tho nrliltt 11 tlnn of some friendly nation. This conimunliutlnn from 11 union with which Mexico 1 njoys such Intimate and frlcndli relations has caused a profound Improsslnn upon tho government and 1111 tlouhti'dl. nccounls In part, nt hast, for the division of the minister of foielgn af fairs to withhold for flvo or six tlavs, nt least, the ultlmullum which It was about to dispatch In much less time In nnswer lo a note from Cuatemali lecelved. It Is learned that the president of the Pnlted States made such appeal as would be e. celved In gimd splill liefoie sending It by llrst cniuiiiunlcatlng In an uiioillclal 111 111. per with Minister Romero at Washington, Itomero ( ousidis With (ircKbim, Washington, Jan. .'3. While the state de. partnient olll. Ills positively refuse to tils cuss the mallei, theiu Is ground for the belief that It Is extitlng Its good olllces to settle the dispute between Mexlm and (liiatemala ovn tlm boundary without re. rniuse to wnr St nor Romero, the Mexican minister, has been almost dally In ninsul tatlou with Heiretary Cresham, and while In-ihuJ ui loo', or the ucntier fo be air, Our Patrons9 Appreciation Is the goal we seek. Wo are ulwiiys devising wujs ami nutans lo attract, win und retain good patronage. We, as well ns others. Iiavo seasonable goods, and our gieatcst pleasuio Ibis tiarou Is to show )ou Opel. 1 Classes In I. ''.lib it, Pearl, Aluminum uud Ihiaiuil, with beautiful bundles to 111ai1.l1 1034 Main Street. SUitr Spoon and fvrki at SpKial fi icti. IS AY1 I M To fWlCsmdijr he declines (o tell what his purpose l, It Is slgnllUnnt that he slenllly maintains Hint the trouble will be adjusted without harsh incisures Minister Arrlatn, of Una lennli, Is ntso hopeful of n peaceable a ! julliient of the dispute. He said to-In that he had not he in! from Ids govern, nient within the past three dais nnd had no Inform, itlon n to Hie iniirse of events Itl (luateiual.i further than wns contained In the puss dlspabhes e was In con sull itlon this morning wllh Sennr Men donen, Hu lliarlllan minister, touching the situation It is asset ted here that the tluateiiialaii government has all along been rendv to submit the lsuc between Mexico nnd Cuatemah to nrhltritton, nnd It Is believed In ense the Mexican government sllould look wllh favor on this proposition, (lliitomaln would like Hrnll to act as ar bitrator. It might be noted In this con nection lint Cualemala Is a parly to the convention of South and Central Amer ican nations providing for the submlslon of ull disputes lo arbitration, but Mexico has never Joined In tin treaty. THE CONTENDING" REPUBLICS, s-iiiiii thing About tin RUlorv. Urography uud ItiHiiuries or VIcvImi and (.iiiitcituilii. The republic of Mexico Is bounded on the north by Texas, New Mexico nnd Ari zona: on the south by (lautemiiln; on the east bv the Culf of Mexico nnd on the west by the Pncllle ocean It Is divided In to twetilv-seven stntes, one territory (Low er California) and one fedeiul district (Mexico). The povvcis of the government nre the snine us In the Pnlted States, lejtlsl itlve, executive and Judicial. The former Is vested In congress, consisting of two houses, nnd th" chief executive, whose title Is piesldent. The legislators are elect ed bv the people nt the rate of one for each ,t) Inhabitants, nnd hold their olllces foi two veins. The piesldent Is elected for four ears by electors. The country vvas conquered In 1530 by Corte.:. At that time the empire of tho Ar.tecs oxttnded fium ocean lo ocean. Ill 1610 .Mexico was united with the other American countries, ami called New Spain, and was gov mini by vlcemjs. Por I. short period before the ucccssful revolution of 101 It w.u ruled bv the self-Installed Im perlnl rulei named Itiubldc. In IW, Texan won Its Independence from Mexico. Hos tilities with the I'nlteil States followed In ISI", and continued until il when the Pnlted States dictated terms of pence, having won eveiv battle Mexico ceded the territory embraced In Texas, New Mex ico, Ail.oua and California, The present constitution was ndopted In lx'7 with subsequent moduli ntlons down to 1sS7. The country viaa Invaded bj I'rench foiccs In IXi.i and Archduke Max imilian, of Austria, was subsequently made emperor of Mexico by Napoleon III,, em peror of Pniiice. lie was captured and was executed on June 11. li,7 Sine thin Mexliti has lemnliied a repaid i, and has been eoiiipiistlvidv quiet. The population Is H.rsm.Onii, divided as follows Pine whites. Is ptr cent; natives of mixed ricis, 13 per 11 111. Indians, 31 per cent. The urea Is 7,i7mV squaie miles. The nveiage climate l that of the temperate 7one. The coast pi ilns are hot, moist and imhenlthful, and the tableland Is almost perpetual spring and summer, while the mountain tops nro In nn atmosphere thnt Is Intensely cold Mixbo Is ilch In mineral deposits of nil kinds Cold, silver, lead, coppei, Iron qui ksiivcr, nntlmony, coal, sulphur and petroleum nbnuiid. Aiiilcultuie Is bncl, ward and In a primitive st up The chief products nro malre, barley, wheat, beans, cotton, tobacco, heneqii mi and coffee. Laige numbers of cattle are raised, mini- of which .lie now being shipped nnd driven Into the Pnlted Suites. Manufactures are most iv confined to cotton and woolen goods, earthenwnro and pape-r There nre several large cities in the iiiuntry, the principal of which Is the Cltv of Mexico, the cipltal of the republic Tlieio are sevcinl luge rlveis, bm, nn. Ing to the rapl Is in tbeni, thev are not invlgnlde, ex, cpt for shoi t distant es Wn Crur, on the eastern en 1st. In the state of Vtn Cruz, Is tin chief seiporr The army consists of about 2l.omi pit 11 and olll- Oilllti in 1I11, Ouatemala Is the most northern of tho Central American states It Is composed of twentv-two departments, with an nggie gate area of tfi,wv square lnlli s, and n papulation of 1.M017, full) CO pel tent of whom nre Indians The rem Under are neirlj half taste, then being but few for ilgneis among the popul ice. The Jih5slc.1l leituies aie similar to those of the nd Jnliilng 11 publics. IMuiatlon Is lompul soiv, nnd the standing nrni consists of .1,71! olllcers and men. with a rewivn force of tM.JiiO olllceiH and men. The govern ment has been for .vtars in an almost con st int state of Internee Ine wurfire.the revo lutions being ltd by thai superior olllcers of tho iirni. The soil In geneial Is ,. t eisllngly ftrtlle, the thief products b, lug tolleo, sugar, tob 11 10, iii.il,,, rice, cocoa, tottiui, uibbir, biuaims and cocoa nuts. Much attention Is paid to stoi k raising and mining Is carrbd on tn a limited ,tuit In Mimti pirts of the Intnl. tin minis prodm -lug gold, silv 1 1, had, tin, copp, r ami otht r iiilucials The ehlef city and capital s New Cuate. mala It Is situated on an ihvated and liih pi lie 111. Its people are engaged huge ly In m.iiiuf ictiirlng and uiiivintlle pur suits 1 lid filiate mulu, the former capital, was at one time the principal city It wiih destroyed III 1311, and again In 1771, bj earthquakes and tire. M my of Its ancient buildings, Including a pal.u o and n cithe dral, r. main entile San Jose and Chim p. ilco, on th Pacific, and Livingston, on the Atlantic, ale the 1 hlef ports The oth er Important towns are Reinlhiilen. Smto Tomiis, C.aullios, Dolores, LIlo, Hseiint la, Atltlan, Kotola ami ilulsta. Cimtenilla Is hounded nu the north, east and west bv the Mcxlcin states of Chlpas, Tabasco, Cimpeche and Yiie.ituu, uud bv Riltlsh Honduras and the Atlantic and Pa, itlc oceans, it Ik limtml. .1 ,-,,, ,1,.. ..,,. by ban Salvador and Honduras. I'ri inriiiK for War. City of .Mtxleo, Jan. 1", The war de. iwirtinent here Is vvnrMiig Ita clerKs and nil einidujis over hours In tho irei.irailon for war. Tho Koveruuient raitorhs are runt nliiK d.i) and iiIkIH, liirnliiK nut cnrlildKfg and other ainmuiiltluu. The joiiiib men of thn city nre forinltif? Into couiiaiitt s to Join tlm regular army and evrrsthlnu loohs like Rouble. Minister Ivl.oon has noihliiK to sav to. nlfc-ht. Ihouith theio Is a minor tint he bus been tel.vruiihcd Instructions to do all In his imvvi'i to pi event Mexico dtc irhiB war. It Is possible tint diplomacy may yet Inleiveno in time to save liouhlo bctwicn (iuutemula and Mexico, Tho Silvadurean minister to-day Is In dined tn steer dear from nil ciitaiiKle. nient In thn Moxlio.iiualeinal.nl eiucstion and it Is stated to-niKht that he would assumu neutral grounds In ra.o of war. fllass no luoie lesemliles tho real dia mond tlnn thn idnapct h iltlnu powders ii'simblo in. I'ike's It Is tho Jewel of leuvenliiR .iKiuts. A I'mler In the lliirliiicliiii. St, Joseph, Mo, Jan "3. (Special.) It has Just been learned that HI. Joseph capitalists havo heen nuU'tly working on a plan to build a new Hue of road from this city to l.ltlln Rock, Aik, tu he known us tho Arkansas x'.iithwestern. It Is under stood tho road will run tu,roush Southeast em Kuntas nnd Western Missouri Ma I'aola, l'rle, Kus., and Southwest City, Aik.. thfnve by wuy of Ilenlouvllle and Clarksvllle to Utile Itcd. It is said that the line will be u feeder (o tho "Q" gy. tern, hut those Inn rested refuse to aliirra or deny an) thing, only admitting that they have such a scheme on loot, l-nCKV, llllvl), TIIAYIiR & CO., t e'i:sstuts to SfuKiTTlKW 7rMKni(nr iiflenliy -.Minimum, M, m.tr (muni, 1. ro.ifiii tr look for Iht trttilfiT to he jMt tiin rtmler. JKWELRY A SALE! The iiintiiifnctiircr, one o( tho lending Eastern ones, needed money badly came to us with a bit lot of H it'll Ciiade Sterliip; Sil ver and Rolled Gold Jewelry and we bought n large t'li.tntity, $4,000 woith, at about one-fourth to one half of what we've been paying for same class of goods. The assortment of novelties) g very Inrt'e, but yet exclusive Nov- . cities never before shown in Kan sas City. ?i Rolled Gold Lorgnettes or Scarf Chains for iifiu ?3 Sterling Silver Belt Uiickle3 (or 51.98, St Sterling Silver Grip Tags for TiOc 50c Quadruple Plated Grip Tatfs for i25u ' 75c Sterling Silver Link Cuff Buttons -.'J.")C 25c Ladies' Scarf Pins. ........ 5c 250 Rolled Gold and Silver Fin ish Hat Pins for 10c ' Rolled Gold Neck Chain, with breast pendant '2Jie , Si Rolled Gold Brooches for.i20 ' 25c Quadruple Plated Key Kings ' for 10c Si Quadruple Plated Key Chains for rlc Si Sterling Silver Rings tur quoise, emerald or garnet sotting, for. tJoC Slush mud water snow You , begin to look for Overshoes and Rubbers Bettor got them to-day, so as to get the benefit of them early in the winter. Men's Rubbers and Overshoes all kinds. Men's Knee Rubber Boots light' and medium weight Sleigh Boots and High Hip Boots. Men's fleece lined, low cut and storm Alaska and buckle Arctics the 3 buckle Arctic for snow. Ladies' Rubbers, Arctics and Overshoes all grades and kinds. Gentlemen Only Read This. We are going lo dose out about ij lines of Bar Goods, fine Glasses or wins lues, brandies, ctaiets, cocktails, mines, sheriys, liquors, tat wata, lemonades; ti mi.xtng glasses, bar spoons and othci bai gooas. T1.i1 ; tu e collection will be sold begu.ti'iij to-day at exactly 50 per cent dist cunt or the former selling price. Saloon keepets will find thn a gi and oppor tunity to buy Gtassioae for less pine than ever beor e made in Kansas City. This sale is worthy the attention of everv gentleman who wishes to more Jully complete his buffet. We have taken all our Sleds none reserved Yankee Jumpers Rail bplittcrs and Coasters flat or round spring run ner and marked them just one-third of their popular price, namely: A 50c Sled marked to.. .. ;j!c A 75c Sled marked to.... ;"j()j A ijSc Sled marked to. .. . (i,")0 A S1.25 Sled marked to.. .. !5(j A Si. 50 Sled marked to.... SI. 00 A Si. 98 Sled marked to.. . .fcil.32 A S2. 50 Sled marked to.... 1.77 Now is the time, boys, for Sleds. (Toy room, 5th floor.) l-flERY, niRD, THAYRR & CO., hnCGKSSORS IO OKLAHOMA LEGISLATURE. 'I but Hod) Adjourns to Attend nn Irriga tion ('iiiivcutloii-Oiily tliio llllt 1'ati.c d, Riithrle, O, T Jan, Si, (Special.) notl houses of tliu It's-UIatum iidjournetl iU im. 111 until Monday antl left this nfternooi for l?l It no to attfinl tho Interstate rrl Katlun touvention. in session, Tho record of the thiol weeks they havo been In se. slim Is lit liliu introduced in tho hous and i'i-ht)-f.iir In tho senate and ono bill passtsl St. John's train tobhery bill passed set ond rea.lliiB to-elay and will probibly lie. couie 11 Iiw. It mikes uu nttftupt at trmn tobbery a felony puulshablo by death or llfo liuprlsonmeut. A bill was Introduced to-day dellnlue furelvii vorpor.itlous nnd lesulatliiK their business In this teriltory and ono piovlillni,- for tho assessment and lolleetlou of lax on peison.il ptoporty In iinoin.uiliI counties. I'pou this latter hill will oilier ono ut the Kit.it lights of th session, as It Is ,xn attempt to compel the Morn i-atlemtn, who have hundreds of thnus.uiiU of head of rattle on tho Indian userv itlon., 10 paj tux on tlum. In the lust thej havo icolved nil tlm ptottctloit of iho t-uvcinmeiit and have never paid a dollir of lax, ilius behiK able to ruinously cuinpcte with fninrrs who my taxi". Tho cat lie companies have a stroui; lobby Item alre.idv and will Unlit the bill bitterly. The bill foi treatment und cure of hahltu.il ilrunkuids, Intioiluced by Iteprvsoutatlvu St, John, of (till iliom.i City, a sou ot ex (ioveruor St. John, of Kansas, is ntttact IntT the iiiost attention of any bill Intro duced It provides that when any perton hall he adiuiln'id 1111 habituul diiiukurd by the piolule JildKe, the county shall send him tu an Institute to receive treatment and care ut the ixpenso of tho county, but limits the number to bo sent by uuy ona couiitv in a car to lour. Jlr. St. John himself took the Keeley cure several yearn oko. Is a thoroiiBh believer In tha ef. Ilcacy of medical treitmeut to euro thej drink habit and believes It should bo unU vcrsally applleet, I'erry, O. T,, Jan. 33. A blinding snow, storm commenced all over Cherokee Strip after midnight last night, and snow ha drifted In many places two feet deep. The wind U blowing a blizzard and tb tbermometw Im at zero. J A 1,.