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Vol. IV. Calumet, Houghton County. Michigan, Saturday. April 18, 1896. Nd. 133. THE BEST GOODS Are Carried in Stock By the Best Merchants And Are Sold the Cheapest. We wWi to make it public that wo buy our Gents' TurninhiDK (JowIh Iroru tie MMt wJioIwhIo houaea in America, and not from bankrupt mile or wcond-hnnd clothing ImttKeH. We don't carry any hand-me-down; clotum, but what we Lave is (IimhI, NVw, Km ng and Durable Clothing for men, boys and children, and we m-11 as tlitap n we pimsibly can. When you have the money and need clutbeH, don't forget nit, but (five u a call and investigate our stock, and you will nurely buy. M. Gittler's Bargain Store. people in the copper country, ax he baa of year. Rooms over the Oram Union 7 to H p.m. Warwick Bicycles! Surreys, Phaetons, Buggies, Wagons, Carts, Etc. I have the la rein t and mont complete utork ever brought to the copper country at my Harness and Carriage It-ponitory: 521 Scott Struct. W. C. KINSMAN. They Are AlfRight. What? The farming lands offered at Munising. The following editorial appeared in the Evening News of Monday, March 30. It is republished here for the benefit of those who did not take time to read it carefully: ' There have been so many land nrhemerH up in thi dintriet within the pant lew veirs t hut we were Home what timid iu allowing the line of our column for adver tiniiir tlm Hale of any lauds without our people having an opportunity of inspecting t'lt'i'i before they bought. However, on account of the proximity of the land at Mwiimng, no on need buy a pig in a poke if they pun-hawe nny of the lot in Munis 'Df' ?ri "''l a'iac''nt thereto, and which are advertim-d ou our first page and for winch Mr. George H. Mile, who wa formerly city reporter for thin paper, id the sale gnt here, having an oillce in'the WallH block. nppoHite Sbea'n livery. A we understand it, two corporation own 200,000 acres of hardwood lands Khfrt distance back from Muni? Hay, in the neighborhood of the I'ictured '''ks, and in addition to the lands belonging to the two corporif ions, there are urn owned ,y private parties, making a total of nbout 400,000 acres. These wnus would, it is claimed, when cleared, raise abundant crops, as the soil is well iiited for agricultural purposes. H , - i w-ingj to the lands being so d:stant from any manufacturing town, the owners fl"cnlt'(j it would be necessary, if they wished to provide a market for their hard wood, tr biiihi factories near to their lands and in wonwipience have laid out the wu of Munising, which is on the bay of that nam and immediately south of 'Mti l Inland, and about forty miles from Marquette. The rew town, in addition to being on the lake. Is already in connection with the !., S. S. & A., and soon will w with the U. & N, V. railroad. The connection with the latter road will be at Jjittle Luke, about twenty-two mile nouth of N'egnunee. This line runs through tie gran lest lorests of maple, elm, basswood, black birch (sometimes called north em mahogany), beech, ash, cherry, hemlock, cedar, sprure, etc., and on which many nom"steaters have already settled. The railroad has determined an average haul ier" that lumber aud other prnW from places distant from ke at the ame price ns if tbev were only a short distance from it. As soon a i the company defiled to start up the town, which it should be re membered is no boom one, they offered inducements for the building of factories, nu in couseijuonee two of tlie largest and most complete band saw mills in the n'' '"o a mammoth stave and hrnp factory, will soon be comileted. The ne tor a syrup barrel factory has been cleaml, and will son be built upon. An Mte"i leather company Is about to organize the Munising Leather Co.. when they orwt one of the largeat sole leather tanneries in the world, which will be etnrted " "onn as the frost len ves the ground. A mill will be erected to manufacture into "iriioer the logs, from which the bark for the tannery has been peeled. These are my a Tew r,t the wood working st.ablishments which it is proposed to establish at Irn 'T ' 11 n,HO in,'nded to ofTer inducement for the manufacture of charcoal hnw " h,'n tM one, eettler will get an income from the sale of his lots, l; nHt. poles, atid tanbark ns h Is clearing his land, and instead of burning up in nardsroo.1. as the early settlers of Canada did. he will then have a market for his W 1?' ;nndv the time he has the land all cleared he will be able to reap a rich ""vest from his farm products, for which he will find a ready market in the mining lv Wltnout 'Hns plundered bv the railroads, as the farmers in the west most- nlnr We ft" know, the rising g iteration of thl mining country cannot find em iVu',rnt.nt ,,om. nndther have in many rases to migrate. Such being the case, ;",h't if ths lands are as represented. They would prove a valuable settle- n"1ntli)r tnnn. ... . .. ' . :.. V m-oll Irnnw that "A n L -7T minf,r or worker underground does not. as a rule, take to agricultural prnJ- nt M'inising is so near it would not take much capital for a man with a mVks -v to mnv tn,frtt1e on and work these lands, particularly as it would y... "i-ning tor his boys, Parti , ' "n W.-U worm iin be Jl, V nq'n ,nto the merits of vn?e ,nrtwmanta off-red to st these ii most cases, it requires a small fortune to remove from here ana senie a lani n'.J. A ..rm' nn,i tn it reonfres another to return should the emigrant find he th"?""1; 'arming; but these objections would not apply to these lands and ""Mnrd twnnl.li.-.il .L it. f iha reu itents of these S3 i L,l?u"T.,'m, P"tment; tbd, a good price for all the timber or charcoal D2,f hJ" l"nds, and fourth, agood price and a ready market for all the surplus P''luets he way raise," ....... - Those lands are sold to actual settlers at rom $4 to $7.50 per acre, according to qual 'ty. timber, etc. We do not sell until you go and see for yourself. For further particulars enquiroof GEO. H. MILES, balls' Block. Near Depot, Calumotf Mich. lllpf(l I 1 The Expert Optician, In niiiiin in Calumet for on? week, l'rof. Thurtell is well known to mont of the ,een making regular trips here for a number Tea Store. Offlce hours from 1 to .1 and lands, and which Mr. Miles will, no doubt, for the land: m STEPS DOWN Chairman Missouri Democratic Committee Resigns. HILL UK AT tllK AtiO ( O.N VIINTIOX AikI Ciilvt tlio Action of Ihn R.-Uull: oiivtmtlon in Ili-riuiiiLf to Kntlf Ilia Nouilnnllnn n MlMrlct llKte M. Jor MrKiiiLy I)enlM That lie las Mrm. bvmt th Mi-n'. Jiitltul Mary. lnuU lotulii,t Coavi-iitlou. St. Louis, April H.-Clmrloa C. Muflltt lag n-slgnud a ch ilriniin of tho Demo cratic stuto comiuliui but will still re. timlii a innmbor of tho committee not withstanding report to the contrary. Ho denied that In inj.itrin.il a a result of tho fVduliaeonvonthiii. s.ii.l that ho had boon consid.ringtlio question of sending la Ma resignation for some time and that ho hud decided to resign bvfuro ho went up to S.idalla, Lut had waited untd uffer tho convention before taking that action. Mr. Mallitt aid that even If lie had xen elected a district delegate to Die ChieaL-o con ven. tion he would have still uent in hi resig nation u chairman of the statu commit tee. Mr. MiiDlit hug about decided to go before tho national convention 1 Chlcnim and contest tho action of tho Sodalla con vention In relusini; to ratify hi nomina tion a ti delegate. mkim.i.y ii:mi:s it. Say llt It Not a Member of llm YouDg , Men'. Iiiatltut. 1'oiiTLANO, Or., April IS The Junior Ordir of American Mechanic and tho American Protective association are not in harmony over tho latter organization's Il;;ht ou McKlnley. Tho local organ of the American Protective association re cently publishod on attack ou McKlnley, and said ho was an honorary inombor of tho Young Men's institute. H. L. Wen nor, stato councilor of tlie Junior Order of Ohio, was naked about the mutter, and has forwarded the fullowliiK letter from McKlnley: Ult. II. L. Wknnkis, J. O A M. Dear Sir: I huvo your of the SNt ult. inclos ing letter and ncwsjiais r clipping from your friend, W. R Harris of Portland, Or. I have my attention drawn to tho article attached to Mr. Harris' letter In another letter from tho stato of Oregon. I uuthoiizo you to Inform your friend that tho statement that I am an hon orary inoinber of the Young Men's Insti tute is false; that I Uo nor, even know tho nature or object of that organiza tion. I nm your sincerely, "William M KiNLtT." McKInlry Meeting at Detroit. DETUOIT, April IS. A McKlnley mass meeting was held in tho auditorium last ovuiing. Tho audience of 1,6X p oplo was wd Irossed Ty Gineritf It. A.' Alger, Hon. June O'Donuell (of Jackson, can didate for tho nomination for governor), Mark S. Urewer (of Pontine), and several other speakers of wide reputation. While the claim and qualifications of other enn didatcs were not disparaged, McKlnley was eulogized a tho coming president and the man Mst entitled to the high of tlcc. These and kindred sentiments woro heartily applau.led throughout. Maryland 1'npullst Di-legatea. IUltimoKE, April is. Tho Populist state convention of Maryland has elected the following delegates at largo to tho na t nal c nvcntlou In St. Louis; S. S. Field. H.iltlmore: Walter Vroonwin, Dor-che-ttr county; W. S. Il-'anson, 1'iluco Georges. The platform adopted reaffirm! tho Oiinh.i national platform of 1S9J. Tlie delegate to tho St. loui convention are Instructed "to use ail honorable mean to effect a union of all opposed to tho rule of money is; If not under tho same name, ut lea.it under tho saiuo load ers. Mleliltciiu 1'roliiliitiaiiiiit. L.VNsino. Mich., April IS. "Hroad Guuge" Prohibitionist .controlled tho state convention held here Thursday by a ratio of nearly live to ono. Notwith stan ling this, Kev. John Kusscll and fcviinucl Dickie, chairman of tho national Prohibition committee, who fought tho free silver plank till the last, were elected delegates at largo to the national conven tion. The other delegate are: Georgo H. Malone, Lansing, und Dr. Henry A. Heynold of Pontlae, formorly the loader of the "lied Uibbon" temperance move ment. Indomed iiy lr IT-sllnt. IJiPOLWAV. lu, April IS Tho Twenty piglith congressional dlstriot Kcpubllean convention composed of tho counties of Clarion, Clearliehl, Center, Forest and Klk, met hre and elected U. H. Viloii mid J. If. McEwan national delegates to tho St. Iiouls convention. Resolutions Indorsing tjti.iy for the presidency were adopted. The conferrees of Clcartleld and Cent!r counties opposed tho resolutions and left the convention. TilliiiAii at Wlrhita, Kan. Wu illTA, Aprtl IS Senator iV-nJ itnln 11. Tillmnn of South Carolina arrived In Wichita Thursday afternoon and was met at the depot ly a largo number of people, Tho town was filled with visitors and in gala attire. At 4 o'clock In the afternoon lnacircu tent erected for the purpose Senator Tillman made an extended free silver peech, talking to one of the larg est audience that ever gathered hero. ('ongromman MlUIUrn ItenoinlnaUd. Wateuvili.k, Me., April 13. Congress man beth I Mllliken wn renominated by tho Republican convention for tho Third district. Resolution" Indorsing Thomas 1). Ileod for the presidential nom ination were passed amid great applause OnfpMnl to ltollli'gtli Malls. LANCAfTKK, P.i.. April IS-Harry Gainer, aged 19 year, f inployed ly a liv ery firm which ha tho contract for carry ing mail hetween tho poUKlee and tho Peunsylvanhi railroad station, wa ar rested Thursday for robbing the mails. Ho ivmfessed his guilt It was (Ulnor s habit to ojK'ii II.hI sack while making M route, and his stealing havn been going ou for svernl montli. Br. rMn to Marquis Yinaata. KEW Y jhk, April 18. Marquis Yama rata, flel 1 marshal of Japan, was ten dered a f.-ccptlon at th.i city h dl Thurs day Tho aldrcs of welcome delivered by Mayor Strong was v.-ry brief. Tho ml dress was translated Int.. .Ia;.a..ee by au Intcrprcttr (or tho be.u flc ,.f .amigaU and the other ii iUvch ot Jam pn scuU FITZSIMMONS' CLOSE CALL, lliw ruglllst Narrowly Ih.xm Klaclrix-a-llua llbi 1'rl Lluii Kill.il. Clevkland, April IS Robert Fit slmnioiis, tho prizeflghter, c.inie within n Inch of ld:ig ele troctitud Thursday night. As it was hi ,)ot lion, Nero, was killed and Fitzslmmous was severely shocked and quite M-riou-dy Injured. On account of tho extremely warm weather tho lion was tak-.ui to the roof of Ilmns 'y's gymuMsiuui ou Erie street, where ho was chalnod up. Shortly after midnight Thursday night Flizsimmons, accom panied by Krno-t llouber, the wrestler, sud Lewis Robertson, an attache of tho gymnasium, went upon the roof to seo tho animal. On reaching tho ro if Fitz iiminons called to tho lion, which vpoii hear.ng his master's video spranr forward to the length of the chain and over some !octrlo light wires. A shower of spark quickly followed at tho contuet of the chain with the wires. The Hon received shoclriitid again jumped towards Fr'zsimmons, who sprung buck against tho wall of tho ad joining building. Th-) lion sprang past him, drawing tho chain taught across the pugilist's thigh, who cringed under tho evero shock. In Ms agony the lion leaped over tho edge i.ftb roof and hunj by tho neck. Fitz aiiimo:i was pulled from under tho chain and removed to hi hotel. There Is u burn across his thighs, und a small burn on (ho knuckle of tho index finder of th.i rig(n haul. That I all tho visible evidence of the terrible or deal although Fitz was, in a dazd condi tion for over au hour. When the lion was pulled up from tho side of tho build ing where ho had been suspended ho wua dead. ' PREACHER IN TROUBLE. Matin ltrUtnUn, Uoastril of It, and Is C'ohvicUmI. FlNKLAV, O., April IS After four hours of deliberation, tho Jury Thursday afternoon found the Bev. Joseph M Eb-ben-Powell guilty of fraudulent registra tion. Ho was rector of Trinity Episcopal church for a few montii, mid as a British subject boasted of tho superiority of Eng lish laws over A merle n. To prove the looseness of Amerlcah laws, he registered at last full's election, f&claring himself a "native," although hi had been In this country but two years.' Ho then publicly boasted of what ho had done and claimed American officers never enforced tho laws. The b ard of elections thought to show hi:n he was mistaken an I hud him arrest ed, lie ha been removed from his churgo by liishop Leonard. The penalty 1 from one to tnroo years in tho peniton tlary. . Old Colipl Kubbed of 91,500. Jackson, Mich., April IS. Threo rob ber called at ttio residence of Peter Don nk, near Purtago Iik twelve miles from hero, and after I assaulting hltu, forcod his wife to give them $l,5J0. They then walked half a milj to Georgo Welu hold's barn, stole a hurto und wagon, and drove to this city by wy of Grasi lako. Mr, Dennl is 7J und u'Vkl wife years old, and they wore so prostrated a to be unable to give un alarm. The facts wero discovered when a son-in-law named Lmgstroct called at tlu Dniuis homo. Offioor are at work on tho cas. Tho horse wua found wan lerlug in this city. i'lre Causes a Panic DiiTUolT, April IS. A Are which caused an immense amount of terror broko out ourly Thursday morning In tho fashionable Burnstein flats iu Woodward avenue. Men, women and children came piling out Into tho stre.-t lightly garbed. Ono man brought hi entire clothing down iu hi arms and inado his toilet around tho corner. Au exciting woman came rushing into the street with her arms filed with stovepipe, and still anoth er was arrayed In a soulskln sack and dainty night robe. Ono society belle had ou her Easter bonnet, nightgown and one shoe. The priqH-rty loss was small. Kill Taylor Had a Sir, Also. Kansah CllV, April IS. In tho cell of William Taylor, tho Mocks family mur derer brough't here from Carrol Icon to prevent u lynching, Marshal Keshler found n steel saw eight Inches long and half an inch wide. It was concealed In an old suchel brought from Carrollton by Tuylor. With tho tool Taylor would have been able to saw his way out within half an hour, could ho have worked unin terruptedly for that length of time. I'ound an Illicit SUM. Cincinnati. April IS. Tho United States secret service officers Thursday ar rested William ' Wcstermcyer, a . well known resident of Newport, Ky., for hav ing on his premises an illicit still with a capacity of twenty gallon. Wostcrmeyer had fallen U hiud in his ronfr hud been sued and when a constable filtered the hou' he detected a strong odor of whisky. This led to an Invest igation with theabovo result. Thrw lliiusrir 1'itder a Train. Cim.Ai.o, April is. E. R. Stephens, for n long time treasurer of tho Goodrich Jewelry company. "J M.idlson street, threw himself iu front of a northbound Illinois Ceinral train at Twenty-second street shi rtly before midnight an I was Instantly billed. The only know n cause for the act wa I hat his salary had been cut down. - lint April Day Iu Chicago. Ciiicauo, April IS Thursday was th3 hottest April day sincb the signal service was established In Chicng . The me: etiry went to 87 In tho afternoon, licuilng Apn! 15, 1S01, by three degrees. Thl was the record In the weather shop, "and It was several degrees warmer on the street. Similar temperatures are rejKrtel from tho cast. Ilismai ck Wuntrd to Ituy a Hug. Boston, April is. The King Charlc spaniel Gillie, which was recently refused entry in the New York dog show by rea son of It being under ft month f iige, wa yesterday sold by Dr. Scln-nck. i f this city, to Prince lbsman k.of Germany, for f 1,000. The dog weighs oely two pounds. Iowa Hal Mrdlcal A-noriallon. DES MoiSF.S, April IS Tha State Mel leal association elected tho following offi cer: President, John C. S hrader, Iowa City; first vice president. E 1 ltak r, In dianola; soorelftr;', J. W. Coknoer, ! Moines;' assistant secretary, C. C. Tuttle; treasurer, GeiTgo R. Skinner. Cedar Rapids, " Kl-KIng Milan Coming In Nm I'. Iisixiy, April IS. The Siandard an nounces that cx lvl:ig Milan f S i via wl I start In May fr a tour of to. I'liiied States, which m iv extend to Sau Frat tlsco aud uiound the world. Leaders Lay Plans for a Big Strike May I. FIKST MOVE TO OtCL'it AT D0ST0X. rxn Carpnntcrs Will Tk the Initial Mep Iu That City for an i:iht.lluur Work Hay Mlgh'y Cumpitltrn ltg;un to "eeura for tha Vat; Kriipr a llrtler Condition In Life Orgnnlztttlnn Formed in All the Large and hnull Citius. Rostov, April is As a result of tho tight-hour proclamation recently Issued by tho executive council of the American Federation of Labor plans have been pre pared for a monster str.ke, which Is pl vnnod to extend to 'New York, Phila delphia, Chicago, St. Louis, and all tho sltics where tho force of such a move 8AMIEL l.OMfKKi. would !) most keenly felt. Tho strike will be for tho enforcement of the eight hour workday, which 1 now refused. President Gonicr aud Vice President McGuire of the American Federation will bo hero Sunday toe infer with tho leaders. They have b en aieertainlng tho strength of the unions and advance reports from them say that tho unions are prepared financially. urpc iiLta tn Mova r'lrst. The flrit luov'e will be made iu Boston. The carpenu r have hi en selected to tuaka the test, imd the refusal of their demand will ho fallowed by a u instant strike Iu Boston. It cm be safely predicted that at the least computation 0 1,0)0 men will bo Involved In the strike, and, if onco start ed, the labor leaders say It will tax the re sourc's in the greatest to prevent iuch scenes a were enacted In Chicago, or, still worse, as were wit nessed in the Home sto id alT.i r. I'.ii'i in It only one of the many hundred citi 's that lo k anxiously for May 1. Ilumlrel of smaller towns having org in z itions have also entered Into the spirit of t !.o movement and will Join tho imij nlty In a possible strike a greater strike, in fact, than tho world has ever Been Kenmri of a Labor Official, A labor oill m il said: "1 rum oh,, r. . itions It is plainly evident tliat an ale of ileti rmination to fight for the demand : lecognized in every action taken by the uni ms. Many of the latter nre financially well prepared for a strike, and those unions who are not In the condition required on such occasions will no doubt receive all tho financial assist ance neecs iry. " Quito recently tho kIchiii fitters of Bos ton went out on a strike for shorter hours and increase of wage. The strike lasted some two monrh or more, when tho em ployers, llnding that popular sympathy was with the strikers, conceded through the state board of arbitration to the de mand of tho men, sr that on May 1 the steam fitter will start work under the short hour measure. Concent rating Their KiTurts. This has given tho lender of tho pro posed strike here hope that they will win. Everything will bo concentrated on this llrst move, as if it Is successful It is be lieved that tho other cities will not rcfuso tho eight-hour day. But, If beaten, It will not deter tho lea ler from ordering a general strike and forcing tho Issue. It 1 estimated tout In B ston there are ,', onO wago-oarnors who are affiliated with orgnnized labor. Thore are 100 organized bodies affiliated with tho Central Lvbor union and between twenty and thirty at tached to tho Building Trades council, while many are allied to the Knights of Labor. ltOYtOir ON MIOKMAKKK. I' ulcus May Try to 1'reveut the Sal of Con vict Made Goods, Chicago. April Is Boot and Shoo Workers' union No. li;i of the Boot and Shoe Workers' National union la serious ly considering a plan to declare a boycott against every Chicago shoo manufacturer who ha any part of hi stock In trade mule by convicts in s ate or federal peni tentiaries. Though the union met Thursday night aotloii on thl matter wa deferred until the arrival of President John F. Toblu of tho national union, lie I expected to be here curly In May. President Tobln, having concluded certain arrangement with tho local union of his craft In tho great shoe manufacturing districts, will officially encourage and ludorse the Issu ance of the contemplated boycott. The muter will then be referred to the execu tive council of the American Federation of L ib tor approval. Miirlde of a I'roinliient fanner. Mackinaw, III., April IS George Walker, aged To, the owner of 1,2 W acres of the I i.-st hm 1 In Tazewell county and 0 n of the oldet settler:, and most proml n -ut iii'-n of this region, committed sul cde. I le was toon I hanging by t he neck dead In hi barn. He '.cave u wife und sever il children, lie w.w a near relative or the late I) avid Davl of Blooming! on. ex-l ulled St ite senator and Justice of the I'lnted S ate supreme court. One 1 t Ins I'-otl.cr U one of the most promt ..mt and w-'althy iie-rcliant of Sr. LouW. 1.1 health wa Ihe cause of the suicide. I Mlt l ililM In I'eori.i. Pkmua, April is. By tlie explosion ( n converter at th . work- of tho Amerienn Glucose i-ompanv Friday morning at V!:l.' n'lUk Joint II sy nnd a man nuiued Burns were I it -t mtly killed. John Wil son, Mat, Conolly, and John Doolcy were badly Injured. Tho fourth story of the works iu wh ch tho converter was located Was wrecked. Hiarxr Lit K ght Kniinda, an hKANC!s:, Aprl IS Sharkey m .mined to but I'itfht round In a "go"' with t h ivnkl mid wa k i ven th" decis ion. He m.s frightfully punUlesl by Cii ynskL fo'T sk PERISHED IN THE FLAMES Tivo Children Cremated Is lllg meat Hons Fir. Tt'RNKB Falls, Mass , April IS Five shlldrcn were smothered to death by a fire In a big tenemont block here Friday. The fire originated In the basement of the three-story block la which the children and their parents were living. It spread to rapidly that those on the second floor were barely able to escape with their lives. Though blinded and nearly over come by the smoke a man named Cour mat 1 no, who lived on the upper lloor, eizeJ two of his six small children and carried them to a place of safety. Two more he then secured and carried them out, but the others perished. A young man, a cripple, escaped by going down a clothesline. Tha dead are: Josephine Courmatlne, aged 13 yerrs; Edward Courmatine, aged IU; Annie Dubois, aged t; Lena Dubois, aged 7; Rosle Bonmier, aged 10. WAS NOT MURDERER 2ILKE. The Man Who Was Shot Near AppUtoa, Wi , Is Inanna. APPLETON, April 18 Tho man shot and captured here Thursday and supposed to be Zilke, the murderer of Fanner Davids of Green L.ke county, proves not to be the man wanted. Offloers arrived from Murkesaa and failed to Identify him. Ho Is now positively Identified a Joseph Strong, who was born and raised near this city, but has been absent from this locality several years. Strong appears to be insane with the haluclnatlon that he Is pursued by enomies who seek his life and that Is tho reason that he attempted to shoot the offlour when arrested. Strong's mother and brother dlod Insane and from marks on his undorclothoa It Is believed be has recently escaped or been discharged from some asylum. His con dition is much Improved and he will probably recover. THE PENALTY IS DEVTH. Miscreant Assaults a Woman an the Good rich Liner Chicago. Milwaukce, April 18. Mrs Fanny Cohen, who, with her husband, was a deck passenger on the G oodrich liner Chi cago, from . Chicago to this city, was as saulted on the dock of the steamer about 1 o'clock a. m. Thursday. She went on the upper deck and sut near the ladies' cabin. A man who sat near her, she claims, caught her by the throat, choked, and as saulted her, and then ran forward. Captain Witte had the steamer searched and a man was f jund hiding on the low er deck. He gave his name as Robert Parsons and Is an ex-lake captain. He at one time commanded the steamer Nyack. He was placed under arrest as soon as the boat landed. Parsons will be tried on a charge which, under the United States statute, Is punishable by death. Struck Against Non-Tnlou Nan. CmcAOO, April, 13 Because Contractor Cooper refused to displace the two non union painters employed by him on the new apartment building at West Fifteenth street and Kedzlo avenue Friday morn ing, a general strike was declared on that Job at noon by the board of walking dele gates of the Building Trades council, and the force of about thirty union carpenters, plumbers, journeymen and junior steam litter, together with the non-union paint ers, promptly quit work. J. C Atkinson Is tho owner of tho building. Floods In Wisconsin. MlLWAlKKE, April 18. A special to The Wisconsin trom Ashland says: The water In northern Wisconsin streams' Is tho highest for years. The employes of the White River Pulp mill were out all Thursday night loosening long jams to save tho dapi aud mllL Logs have been floated into the woods from many streams and will have to be tvhauled after the watir subsides. O'Danah Is overflowed and the dike has been washed out of that placo. The water is over the threshold of many dwellings, i Hotel Ia raged by First. AsntviLLK, N. C, April 14 The Bat tery Park hotel, tho largest In Ashevllle, was d imaged by flro Thursday to the ex tent of fa), 000. The flames originated In the kitchen about 7:30 o'clock. There wero over two hundred guests In the ho tel and all left the building quietly. Mo ono was hurt. The fire was confined to the wing occupied by the kitchen and servant's nuarters. The flames were ex tinguished by 9 o'clock and by noon most of the guests hud returned to their rooms, Th j hotel will not close. f inds th Company Negligent, TOLKDO, C, April 14 Coroner Hense ler Thursday rendered a verdict In the Wheeling and Lake Erie bridge disaster. He finds that Marshall, the switchman, oame to his death by reason of negligence on tho railway company not providing a safe structure for its trains. He fixes the entire blamo for the accident on the com pany and recommends that the stats offi cial order un Inspection of the bridge at once, as he declares that It Is entirely too light for the traffij now passing over It. Matabel Captor Bnlnwayo. Lo.MHiX, April 18. The Exchange Tele graph company says It Is rumored that Buluwayo has been onptured by the Mata beles. The news is not confirmed from other sources. A dispttch from Alder shot says tho Middlesex regiment has been ordered to start immediately for South Arrlen. Considerable anxiety 1 felt regarding the South African situation and tho government is openly blamed for Its Inaction. Insurgent I'rlsoncrs Exeentod. Havana, April 18 Three prisoners ft war, Gresijrio B rges, Kteban Hernan dez, and J.me B taUlao were executed at 7 o'clock Friday morning at Cabana fort res. They belonged to the insurgent bind commanded by Dr. Bruno Zaya and wero enp'urod by the Spanish soldiers during an attack made by the enemy on Managua and the burning of property In that vicinity. l'ne Loo Would Iota read . Rome. April 19. The papal nnnclo aA Madrid ha been Instructed to propose the mediation of the po pa In order to bring nbout a settlement of the troubles in Cuba, or to urge upon Hpaln the aocept anop of President Cleveland's reported of fer of mediatl-:l. THE 0EATH RECORD. K.ti l'AKDUitHiK, the noted board of trade pi u Hirer, at Chicago. Judgo PlULKMOX 11 Kwino, at Innoas-t.-r. O Chaklks F. Hetdkckkr, plon'f rest dent of Waukcgan, Ills. IN SENATEAND HOUSE Doings of the National Soions at Washington. OTHER EWS FROM CAPITAL CiTV. " first Iterondars " to the Nam bar of ISO fehaka Hands with President Cleveland at th Whit Hon Writ of Error ta th Chapman Caa Allowed by th Dis trict Court of Appeals Discrimination Against Amertean Tobaceo. Wasuinuton, April 11 To avoid a smuggle for precedence the senate oa mo tion of Cannon took up the resolution di recting the secretary of the Interior to open the Uocornpagre Indian reservation without further delay, the understanding being that the bond Investigating resolu tion should oome up at S o'clock as unfin ished business After Brown had spoken for the resolution, he sought to secure vote, but Gorman asked that action bo deferred owing to the absenoe of Vilas, who desired to be heard. This brought on a warm colloquy. Aldrlcb sold It must bo clear that there was something behind these efforts at delay and this persistence in putting off a vote. Gorman responded that it was the first Intimation coming from a distinguished senator on the other side of the chamber that delays In public business were cccurrlng. Hons of Representatives. The approach of the final adjournment of congress Is indicated by the great pressure at the opening of each session of the bouse for unanimous consent for the passage of minor bills. Several pension bills, bills to donate condemned cannon to G. A. R. posts, etc., were passed by unanimous consent. Pick ler then de manded tha regular order. It being Fri day, the day under the rules was devoted to the consideration of private bills. Som i pension bills favorably acted upon at the lust Friday night session were first passed. "Mltsr HEFEMUKBH," fresldant CUroland Ileceires th Veterans at th Whit House. Washington, April 13 By special ar rangement President Cleveland received tlie visiting '"First Defenders" from Penn sylvania Friday. The reception took plaoa in the east room and was confined to the veterans who hud responded so promptly to the first call for troops for the defense of tho capital. Judge F. P. Dewess of the Washington bar, repre senting the local citizens' committee of reception, tuudo a short address to the president iu behulf of the old soldiers, lie said that the lik) men who were with him constituted nearly all the survivors of that noble bund of 630 soldiers who were the first to respond to the presi dent's call for troops at the very outbreak of the war. President Cleveland said he was very glad of the opportunity to welcome veter ns with a record so worthy as theirs, and felicitate them on being able to leave the memory of such m record to posterity. There were duties in time of peace as well a In time of war, and the country could confidently expect mon with a record such as theirs had been would do their duty equally well In time of peace. In closing he said he would be pleased to take each of them by the hand. The "Defenders" were then individually Introduced to the president and each roooived a cordial greeting. Th Chapmaa Cas. Wasuisutox, April 13. The district court of appeals Friday allowed the writ of error to the United States supreme court asked for by tho counsel for Elver ton R. Chapman, the New York stook broker convicted for having refused to an swer question propounded by the senate sugar trust Investigation committee. The case probably will bo heard by the su preme court next term, as a motion to ad vance It ou tiie docket will be made. Discriminate Against Our Tobacco. WAeHlNuTMS. April Is. Representative Clardy of K mucky Thursday appeared before the hue sub-committee on reci procity. He poko principally in regard to the tobacco interests, snylng that sev er il countries, notably Spain, Italy and France, by government control discrim inated again t mir rohaooo. file asked that some way be provided by which our tobacco ir.uio may be extended. DUinnud Kobbers Arrrstod. WasiiinutoX, A pi 11 Is. Ambassador Btynrd lias notified the state department by cable of the arrest In London of Tur ner and Dunl.ip on a ch.irgo of Implica tion In the Burden diamond robbery. The accused are held to await extradi tion. Mkhisa Man Kaalgaa. Wasiusgtov, April IS. Charles T. Wilklns of Detroit, United States attor ney for the eastern district of Michigan, has resigned. Charles R. Whitman of Detroit has been appolntod to tha va cancy. I'aclQo Railway funding Hill. Washington, April IS. Senator Gear Friday reported to the senate the Pacific railroad funding bill agreed upon by the sub-committee of the senate and house. hx-ltank Cashier In Tronhl. Cincinnati. April 18. W. A, Bay n ton. late cashier of the First National bank of Franklin, Warren county, O., was brought from that city under arrest to answer an Indictment of nine counts by United States grand jury accusing him of misappropriating the bank's funds and making false entries on Its books. Judge. Sage held hi in In bonds of fACtO. He Is nlso under indictment In the Warren rxiun'y court. Fralts Injured by Frost. Sam Francisco, April 18. Severe frosu during the last two nights have caused much damage to fruit In the orchards In tho center of tho state. A dispatch from Fresno says that serious damage was done in vineyards there, and that the frosts will cause a short rahdn crop. Ordarvd to rrlat th Latter. London. April 18. General Bo-.it h has cabled to the Salvation Army healquar ters at New York Instructing the officials In charge there to publish the letters In their possession In regsrd- to the charges made by Halllrgton Booth against the general and his mimtnlstration. John "taUo Is Very 8ick. BOSTON, April IS. John Stetson, th theatrical manager. Is critically 111 of pneumonia at bis home In tl..s cl .