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vol. iv: Calumet, Houghton County. Michigan. Monday. May 4, 1896, No. 146. THE BEST-SODS . P uarned "Ack By t)e Besf Mercjjfant8 And Are Sold tRfi Cheapest. We wish to innke it public that we btij our (lent' Furnishing Goods from the best wholesale houHH in America, nnd not from bankrupt nnl n or wcond-hiind clothinir bouses. We don't carry an? hand-me-down clothe, but what we have in Good, New, Str ng and Durable Clo thing for men, boys and children, and we Ml ns cheap as we pomdbly can. When you have the money and need clot hen, don't forget us, but give uh a call and inycstiRate our tock. and you will nurely buy. M. Gittler's Bargain Store. Cash ! Cash ! Cash ! I propose to do a cann buHinemi alter the lNth of April and have adjusted my prices accordingly. Call and make a purchase and be convinced. I carry a full and complete line of flroceries, Confectionery, Notions, Cutlery. Smokers' Articles, Sta tionery and School Supplier A lull line of Fruits and Vegetables always on hand. Trices the lowest. Yours for trade, Martin B. Kuhn. ' CM Warwick Bi cycles'! Surreys, Phaetons, Buggies, Wagons, Carts, Etc. I have the largest and most couip'ete stok eyer brought to the copper country atuiy Harness and Carriage Repository: 521 Scott Street. THE OBJECT OF AN ...Munisin And the excellent Choice Farming Lands A lively and thriving city is growing up there to give the farmers a market for their Timber, Farm Products, and Surplus Labor, For which they will receive CASH while They Are Clearing Their Lands. It practically COSTS NOTHING to clear these lands, because you are getting WELL PAID for clearing your own lands. Pros pectors have already commenced going to Munising, and others are following. You Are Not Buying Blind Because you have to see before you can buy. These lands are sold at from $4 to $7.50 per ac"e. Full information freely given. GEO. H.r MILES, Walls Block, Near DepoUCalumet.Mich. Votn the opi hiuran Minineri ls to keep your busi" ness before the public. That is why we are occupying so much newspaper space to tell the people all about IBB opportunities to buy D ORDER IN CONFBHENCE Sergeant at Arms Made Neces sary to Maintain It. w:o( i:kim.(;s of the siltiiomntk. The I'rmMlnif Otlh-er Gives I ho Delegates lecture nnd Nays Order lii Ilia Confer, nice Must He 1-reservrd-First Hklrnil.n Won Uy tla Laymen Committee on ltules Appointed 1U Episcopal Ad dress Head ly HUhop Warren. CLEVELAND, May 4.-It was Bishop Foster's turn to preside Saturday morn ing at tho general M. K. conference. Ho culled t ho delegates to order and Dr. K. W. Purkor of India opened tho session with scriptural reading. Tho presiding otlicor was forced to allude to the confu sion nnd disorder which characterized Friday's proceeding nnd suggested thnt tho business lo transacted In an orderly manner, nnd added that quiet could not bo sustained without tho cooperation of tho delegate. Ho said (Megaton should give tholr nanui and conference before be ing recognized. Bishop Foster then iravo JsloitunCon order nnd k was evident that h ' did not desire n repetition of Friday's disorder. Oinuer to Mniutrin Order. Dr. Walsh uf Kentucky Introduced a resolution for tho appointment of a sor-g-iuit-nt-aruu to maintain ordor In tho roar of tho auditorium. Tho resolution w is amended to have tho conference boar tho expense an I was ugrood ta Mr. P. 11. Swift of Chicago desired that a com mittee on Kpworth Lenguo lo appointed to consist of one member from each an nual conference. It was passed against opposition. A committee of seven on rules was appointed. Then Dr. Neoly moved an appointment of a commltteo of eighteen on constitution, fifteen to bo by districts and throe at largo. This ls one of tho greatest questions which will oomo before tho conference and tho broaching of tho question caused a decided llurry. Vmendnu nts were offered. Tho first was f ir tho committeo to consist of two mom- h-rsfrom each district, conferenco of the general conferenco. Mr. Dentley of Mis souri moved that tho commltteo consist of nine, to bo appointed by tho bishops. This was violently oppjsed by L. M. Shaw of Des Moines. Laid on the Tuhle. A great deal of confusion prevailed un til finally Dr. Payne of New York moved t lay the motion for a commltteo of nine on tho table, nnd it was promptly done. Dr. Teter shut off debute by mov ing the previous question and the motion was carried. Chaplain C. C. MuCabo read a telegram stating that Dr. John M. Heed is at tho point of death. Iho conference ordered a telegram of sympathy sent to Mrs. ltjod. Dr. Leroy M. licit of Ohio brought a measure of tho laymen on the 11 or. As tho church stands at present nine separate collections are taken up e ich your for tho bououc of certain benev olences.' Those aro too frequent, think tho laymen, and they also desire to con solidate some of the papers. Dr. Belt m )vcd tho appointment of a committee of laymen and clergymen from each district and three at largo to consider tho feas.vbll ity of simplifying benevolences. Dr. S uith moved that oilpapers and resolu ti his on this subject bo referred to tho regular ommlttoo on temporal oconomy. Won by the Laymen. Dr. I'e'.t woul I not permit this, and Dr. Smith's motion was laid on the table. The first skirmish was won by tho lay men. Mr. Hyuett wanted to add one clergyman and ono layman from each so ciety to tho committee. Dr. Buckley op- Dosed this and made a humorous) ana vig orous address. Dr. Hynett's amendment was laid on tho table and Dr. Belt mo tion was carried. All Information on this subject was ordered referred into this committee. At half-past 10 o'clock Bishop Warren of Denver commenced tho reading of tho Kpiseopal aiJress. It was 10,0'H.) words In length and was In tho nature of a report on behalf of tho board of bishops to the conferenco. It embodied an exhaustive review of the work of the conference during tho past four years. Heports were contained concerning tho missionary work, Sunday school, church extension, Freedmen's Aid bureau work and on tho subject of discipline. At the conclusion of the address tho conference adjourned. New York Times In Trouble. Nkw Yokk. May 4. Justice Andrews, in tho suprmo court yesterday, appointed Alfred F.ly receiver for Tho Times Pub lication company, and John II. Judge referee for tho company In proceedings brought by the majority of tho directors for a dissolution of the corporation. A bond of 5 i.lWJ ls required of Receiver Ely. The petitioners state that the capital stock of the company Is f l.CW.om The p-jtltlon for tho dissolution of the corpora tion states that It ls asked for by the ma jority of tho directors who have declared that tho assets of tho coinpiiny aro not tulllclent to pay Us dobts. To 1'revcnt Disrrimmlnatlon, Washington, May 4. Senator Chan dler has introduced a bill for the amend ment of tho luterstato commcrco law so as to prevent discrimination lu trans portation In favor of foreign shippers. Tho bill Is tho result of the rocent supreme n.irt decision interpreting tho present law so ns to permit tho charging of low er rates by the raiiroaus oi me iuw.-u s,,iM nn ffood shinixd from abroad than on domestic goods. Senator Chandler's Mil prohibits tho charging of higher rates on American articles mail uiuw o eign origin. I nveilliig of Ilia llnnrock Statu. Washington, May 4 The programme of exercises for tho unveiling of tho ,tatue of ncral Hancock here on the U'th inst Imh.ii oonmlotod. President Clevo land will presldo and possibly may make a few Introductory romarks. Senator Palmer of Illinois will be the orator of the day. Important If True. Ntw Ok I.KAN. May 4 A Key West shvs: Information received here i.rovcs that tho American schooner Com petitor, which was captured ft few days airo by Spanisn gunooai, wm tlmo on the high seas, and not In Cuban wstors as reported uy tne rpamru. Wants I Inve.ligat Morton. WA6HISGTO, May 4 Representative ti.vnenf Now Hampshire Introduced In the house concurrent resolution provid ing for an Investigation oi iw chase of seeds by becrotary Morton. SURRENDERED THE PROPERTY, llxllingtitn Hoot It Turns Over fcalratlon Army llelnnglngit. Nkw Yokk, May 4. Commissioner Ilooth-Tucker of the Salvation Army left Friday ulght for California to brlmr his rife, who I J 111, back to New York. Aa BOW TORX HEAWABTEItS OF THE SALVA TION AUMY.. important nntiouucemeut to tho Salva tionists and their . friends was m ado by Brigadier Robert Perry Friday night. Ho aid: 'Just beforo Commodore Booth-Tucker departed for tho vet tho commander, Balllngton B loth, of tho American ol unteers, formally transferred to us all the property of the Salvation Army In the United States. IheroSvasno friction in the matter at all. The preliminary legal 4tcp and other preparations for the act ual transfer had been going on for some time, and all that was necessary Friday was to go through with tho formality that completed that transaction. The prop erty Includes the Fourteenth street head quarters building and every item of prop erty which stood In the name of Balling- ton Booth and was ai quired by the Salva tion Army, of which lie was formerly commander. Commander Balllngton Booth made no object to lnlnglng over tha pr jperty." TO INTERCEDE FOR HAMMOND. ' Y. Jewell to Carry I he Cougremiional IVtltlon to 1'reaitlent Kruger, Washing ros, May 4. F. W. Jewell and wife of Johannesburg and Attorney Troslow, accompanied by Senator White, called on the president Saturday regard ing the case of John Hays Hammond. Mr. and Mrs. Jewell aro going diroct to Cape Town to interoodo with President Kruger in behalf of Hammond and will carry tho congressional petition started by Senator Stewart to him. Mr. Jewell said to tlit president that tho first thing that President Kruger would usk would Ik) did they see the president o tho United States and they desired to assure him they had. Both Mr. and Mrs. Jewell are will acquainted with Presi dent Kruger and his wife. President Cleveland was much interested in what they had to say and expressed his appre ciation of President Kruger and his abil ity to cope with affairs arising lu his country. Ho also expressed the hope that the mission of Mr. and Mrs. Jewell would be successful. Christ lan Kmleavors In Kenvlon. Pkoicia, Ills., May 4. The sixth an nual convention of tho Peoria district Christian Kudeavor union has brought nearly l.oou young is-onle to this city. A number of C'hUago Christian Kudeavor workers are on the programme. A. M. Haswcll of Chicago, secretary of tho Na tlonul Christian Citizenship league, spoke Saturday morning on Christian citizen ship, and MUs Francis B. Pattern on on missionary work, i he principal address of tho day was by William Reynolds, sec retary of tho International Sunday School association. fatal Wreck on the Kali. Livingston. Mont., May 4. Tho fast west-bound mail on tho Northern Pacific met an east-bound cnttle train near hero wrpi kinir both trains. Kncrinoer Fanning of tho cattlo train was killed and his fire man, P. McClellau, Engineer DeUroat, Fireman McClalrvilie. a sleeping car por ter, and several others were badly hurt, the first fatally. Many passengers Jumped. The alrbrako on fanning s engine was not under control. Though he had am plo time to jump, lie stuck by his engine until too late. Heard from Illinois antl Killed Himself. PlTTsBUKO, May 4. When (Joorgo WUhelm of Beechmont, Allegheny coun ty, heard tho news Friday that tho Illi nois state convention had declared for McKlnley he killed himself. Wilhelm was an enthusiast lo Quay man and was a delegate to tho (Juiy convention that nominated a county ticket a few weeks ago. His first act Friday was to read tho news of tho Springfield convention. Throw ing down the paper ho went down to the cellar and shot himself. Sixty Men KiitoiuUml. Vktouia. B. C. May 4 The steamer Mioworn brings the particulars of the ex plosion In tho Brunner colliery, near Wellington, New Zealand. Of the sixty men entombed not one escaped death. 11 not killed by tho first explosion, they could not long withstood tho deadly cases. All but twelvo were married men, and most of them with large families, and by the death of the breadwinners 'o0 womtn and children are ion uesoiaio. Senator Halo feaflVrs by Ire. KLL8WOKTH. Me.. May 4 'The Pines,' the summer residence of United Siatcs Senator Hale, with all Its contents, was destroyed by fire Saturday morning. Too loss Will probably reach foii.uuj. is thought tho lire wai the work of an In cendiary. L. Senator Wall are Dying. Kkw Yohk, May 4. There is no I in provement In the condition of William A Wallace, formerly united Mates sen ator from Pennsylvania, who Is lying at the point of death at his home In this city. Mr. Wallace was stricken with psralysis Feb. 27. THE DEATH RECORD. Philip D Boiidiek. widely kiMwn In . . 1.V.II f . J j textile circles nv r M. H. Fat, for many years city clerk of Peoria, Ills. DEI'LOHES THE HAH). Robinson's Speech on the Open ing of Cape Parliament. OTIIKK FOUKHJN NKWSOF IXTKIU-ST Emperor Francis Joseph Opens tha Hun garian MlllrnUI Eipoaltlon at Hilda leth Collision of Vessels in the Mersey New Shalt I'rovlaluied In I'ersla Com ment of French Newspapers on the As assinatln. Catk Town, May 1 Sir Hercules Rob inson, governor of tho Cape Colony, In a speech upon the occasion of the open ing of the Cape parliament Friday, ex pressed himself as greatly deploring Dr. Jameson's raid in o the Transvaal. The Cape ministers, ho said, had the entire confidence of the imperial government. While recognizing tho advantage of main taining unimpaired the authority of the crown, he continued, tho Cajw govern ment would seek a cordial entente with the adjoining states and colonies. OltEAT UAY AT Ht;i. 1ESTH. Kinperor Francis Joseph Opens the Hun- garian MlllrnUI F.xhihUlon. Hub A Pestii, May 4. Kmperor Francis Joseph Saturdiy oponed tho mlllenial ex hibition here. His majesty wore the uni form of a Hungarian general and was ac companied by the empress. The minister of commerce, H. nest D. Daniel, met tholr mo jostles at the gates und made a patriot ic speech on the mllleniuin of Hungary, expressing t ho groat joy felt by all pres ent as well as by Hungary In general that their king and quoon had enhanced the glory of the exhibition by their presence. Tho emperor replied, dwelling upon tho pleasure he felt at being able to open tho exhibition which marked tho existence for a thousand years of the Hungarian state; eulogized the Hungarian nation, and ex pressed his complete confidence In tho loy alty of tho Hungarians. Collision of Vessels. Liv Kit pool, May 4. The Cunard steam ship Ktruria, Captain Ferguson, while- leaving this port Saturday for New York, collided in tho Mersey with the Italian bark Oaronima IJ.anclii, Captain da ri bald!, which arrived here March 13 from Buenos A yres. The bark was so badly damaged she had to bo beached In order to save her from sinking. The Ktruria sustained no damage worth mentioning nnd will Iw able to proceed on her way to New York. The (ieroiilma Bianchl was built at Sestri. Italy, in 1870, and was owned by I Bi uichi. She is of olii tons register. Interview with General Weyler. MAIMtll), May 4. Tin Heraldo pub lishes an Interview with Captain General Weyler In which he Is quoted as saying the action of tho congress of tho United States in regard to recognizing tho bellig erency of tho Cuban Insurgents has served to increase tholr number, and, In consequence, it will be necessary to post pone tho inauguration of political reforms until the rebellion is crushed. General Weyler is also said to have admitted tho financial situation In Cuba is serious, but Improving New shall Takes Hold. Tehkuax, May 4 Muzaffcr-Kd-Din, tho dead monarch's second son and heir to tho throne, lias Ihhii proclaimed shah. Pauls. May 4 Tho entire Paris press made regretful and sympathetic refer ences to the violent death of the shah of Persia, and, regarding the affair In its politicul aspect, express tho thought that England will endeavor to regain her lost prestige In Persia. In any case, the pa pers say there Is reason to fear that Inter nal disorders will occur, which the new shah may find it dillicult to suppress. Ir. Here's Extradition ltrfused. Lonhon, May 4. Tho extradition of Dr. Cornelius Herz. tho Panama lobby. Ut who has lxen under arrest at Ids home at Bournemouth at the Instance of tho Kerne h government for over threo years oust, and who at tho time of his arrest and ever since has been lying In bod 111 with diabetes and heart uisease, was definitely refused Saturday. 1'rincess Heat rice a Uovernor, Iajnimix, May 4. Princess Beatrice, youngest daughter of (Jueen Victoria, and widow of Prince Henry of Batten berg, has been appointed governor of the Islo of Wight, the ofllco previously held by her husband. This Is almost the first tlmo that such an appointment has been bestowed upon a woman. Illness of tha Curowitrh. Nick. May 4. Tho czarowitch passed a restless and feverish night. His mother, theox-eiiipross of Russia, was at his bed aide the greater part of tho night. Tho nhvalrhma lii attendance ution the sutler er have ordered a change of air, but his condition prevents him from being moved at present. Dervishes May Attack Akaslieh. CAllto, May 4 A body of ),o00 dervish riflemen and a largo body of mounted der vishes have been seen near Aknshen. They a ppear to be concentrating for an att.tck upon that place. This Reverses the t'suat Thing. Lonihin, May 4 The engagement of Mr. David D. Wells, second secretary of tho United States embassy hero, to Mariet ta, daughter of Dr. Ord of Brook street, is announced. es Moines Itlver I-and (.rant. Washington, May 4. The secretary of the Interior has approved the report (f Special Agent R. I Bonier, who spent l,.t summer investigating the noted Dos Moines river land grant. Tho amount of Indemnity carried aggregates about f l), ikhi. Ouly claims accompanied by writ ten evidence of title were allowed and onlv i:v) out of .V.fl claims that were filed at the department were thus favorably nsand on. Other eases not falling under the provisions of the appropriating act are to be adjusted In congress, i he claims have been before the government for a number of years and tha conflicting nv turo of them has cause J several Investiga tions by the department. Report on National Hanks. Washington. May 4 Tlie monthly statement of the c iiiiptrlle of the cur rency shows that te total amount of national bank circulation on April i Mtn, was fc ?4. Ml, 31, an Increase for the year of 114,47 J. 4. -J. 5 ftovtr.' NOT Oi THE BILLS. Actor in the Hole of I ago Horsewhipped by m H'omau on tho Slajje. CoLfMHL'8, O., May 4. The climax of tho fourth act of ' Othello," as produced by Tragedian Louis James at the High Street theairo Friday night, was not written by bhakohjto aro. Columbus the atre goers witnessed a startling innova tion in tho Immortal love tragedy. Guy Llnsley, the leading man of Mr. Jam 's' com puny, appeared in tho role of lag . Lying on the stage floor, where he had been thrown by Othello, Itgo says; "This Is damnation greater than I can bear." Actor Llnsley had hardly finished the lines wh. u a stylishly dressed young wo man jumped from one of the boxes on to the stage. Sho was whito with anger. She held a leather riding whip lu lier hands and struck Llnsley repeatedly on the face and over the huad. Lmsley said: "Somebody take her away. Mr James, tako her ft way " Llnsley grasped his fair assailant by the arms and Mr. James ordered tho cur tain rung down. The woman was ur rested and locked up on the charg.i of as sault and battery. She gave the name of Georgia Kimball, and said that she had met Llnsley in St. Louis. She said ho had rejected her, and sho ca'ie to Columbus for the solo purpose of disgracing and ruining hint. ' Mr. Llnsley denied he had made her any promises, but said sho h.ul become Infatu ated with him after he met her She had sent him nutos and flowers. Bjforo the curtain arose Manager Ovens appeared on the st ago and apologized to the audience for the disgraceful scene. Llnsley was greeted with cheers upon his first appoar ince In the last act after the whipping. PUPILS IN A PANIC. Lightning strikes a School house, Killing One of The in. Wonewoc, Wis., May 4 During a hoavy thunderstorm at I o'clock Friday afternoon lightning struck tho high school building, killing one pupil and In juring several others. The killed: Leo Whito, aged It years. The injured: Arthur Bohn, Gertie Dake, Walden Duke, Leo Fuller, Ldlle Harrison, Lucy Lin dorf, Harold Liver. Mabel West, Burt Wheeler, and Burt Whitney. Rillle Har rison was standing by a window on the second floor and was partially paralyzed. Tho injuries of tho others were slight. When the bolt struck the pupils rushed out of tho schoolroom into the pouring rain crying, not knowing where to go. Others fainted and had to be cared for by their teachers and others. Parents rushed through the storm to the school building, expecting to find their children Injured or killed. Physicians were hastily summoned to relieve the suffering. All of the iiijur-d aro getting along nicely. There were about 100 pupils in the building at tho time. The bolt struck the belfry, passing through tho ceiling down to the first fljor, going from the schoolroom through the hall and out tho hall door. There were twenty five pupils In the hall at the time. INTERVIEW WITH JOHN C. NEW. fcays It Looks as If McKlnley Would He Nominated on First liallot. Indianapolis, May 4 "General Har rison ls not now a candidate, and has not boon since he wrote his letter," said Gen eral John C. New Friday evening. "In view of the action of tho Republicans of Vermont and Illinois," continued Gen eral New, "it looks as if William McKiu ley would be nominated on tho first bal lot, if not by acclamation. If this Is what the Republicans of the nation want, It Is agreeable to the friends of General Harrison." It seems probable that the anti-McKln-ley people will abandon the fight against instructions in this state. They will hold a conference Monday, and until after thnt meeting it will not be definitely known what course they will pursue. While General Harrison lias Indicated that lie does not want the nomination, ho does not want to see it go to McKlnley, and It has been his wish that his own state might support Senator Allison, or any ono but McKinley. Ho declined to dis cuss tho situation Friday, but his person al friends say lie feels that It will not be worth while to carry the fight further. htrlke at West Superior. ST. PAUL, May 4. A West Superior, Wis., special to The Pioneer Press says: "The American Steel Barge company ex perienced the first strike of the season yesterday, 3M riveters, caulkers and fit ters dropping their tools at noon and re fusing to return to work. A committeo visited Captain McDougall and made a demand for a change from piece to dny work, the privilege of cutting their own rivets and other concessions which amount to an Increase of '5 cents nor day all round. Tho management it ls under stood conceded all demands. Evidence, of Kupposeri Crime.. LaPoisik, Ind., May 4 Wanatah. this county, is In throes of excitement over tho finding of growsotno evidence of a supposed crime. A whole outfit of a man's olothlng, Including shes and under clothing, saturated with human blood, was found lying beside the LouUville, New Albany and Chicago railroad track south of the vlllago Tho ghastly find has caused various theories to bo ad vanced, and steps will 1h taken to pro Ik tho mystery. ' Hlood I'nison from a Toadstool. MAxCoi'TAit, Ills., May 4. Mrs Mary Smith of Belleville was gathering mush rooms one day this week and accidentally took up a toadstool and crushed it In her hand Untlioughtodly she touched an open scratch on her face with her hand and blood poison set In two days later. Her face was badly swollen and she died In agony Friday night. hasperted of Murdering llnckinann. Dec AIT K, His , May 4. Joe Myers was ar rested yesterday at a farm east of this city on the charge of murder. He is suspected of having killed August Hockmann, whose body was found in tho woods east of this city. Myers pawned tha dead man's watch In this city. Northern Oratorlal League Contest. Chicago, May 4. The contest of the Northern Oratorical league was h Id Fri day night at Central Mnsioh'xll. Tha first pri.owas won by J. S. Ingraham, of the University of .Michigan, who delivered nn oration on ' -Gettysburg." New York diets Her ritrher. Mt'NClK, lnd., May . New York's big pitcher. Amos Uii-do, left Tor .New ork yootord y to Join the Gianti haviugeomc to terms with Manager Froednian. He has tven here with bis grand parent tor a few days . OUTLOOK FOR TRADE. Wholesale Merchants Have Con fidence in the Future. DHADSTKKKT'S OX THE TTUATIOX. Relatively Loss Improvement lu General Trade the fast Week, the Tresent l'artak. Ing of a Hetweeu-Heason Character Encouraging Feature of the Woolen Goods Market Ei ports of Wheat and Flour Failures for the Week, New Yokk, May. 4. Bradstreot's says: There is relatively less Improvement In general trade this week, the present par taking of a between -season characte. Wholesale merchants in staplo lines in many instances look ahead with confi dence to the autumn, and in such de partments as agricultural implements, building materials, and hardware, there Is reported a moderate revival in demand. There is an unexpectedly small number of s'.rikes at this season. In Iron and steel there are advances In prices for spe cial grades uf pig iron, duo to the output of Lake Superior ores, required for tho production, havlng"boon practically taken up by a few interests. The so called steel trust is reported extending its territory. Higher quotations are announced for cof fee, cotton, petroleum and anthracite coal, while print cloths and Limber are prac tically unchanged. Copper ls easier, and wool has been sold at concessions, manu facturers preferring not to buy large lots at nominal prices. Higher Cost of Foreign Woolens. The most encouraging feature of the woolen goods market, from the pMnt of view of the domestio mills, is tho higher cost of foreign woolons. Kxport of wheat, Hour included as wheat, from both coas-s of tho United States this week aro smaller than last week, amounting to t,2k',sK bushels, against l,2S5,OUO bushels last week, and totals between 2,50J,oUJ and K.OOO.OJO bushels each l:i correspond ing weeks In three preceding years. In tho like week of lb.M tho total was 3.9."1, 00") bushels. Weekly totals of busine&s (allures throughout the United States, while averaging fewer than in weeks dur ing the first quarter of the year, still at tract attention. The total number re ported is .'.'it this week, against SI) last week, lii) in the last week of April, ITU In 1 and as compared with 244 in the corresponding week of 18.11 Business failures In the Canadian dominion num ber thirty-six this week, against thirty seven last week, thirty-six in the corre sponding week ono year ago, thirty-three two years ago, and thirty throe yea rs ago The Financial Outlook. Bradstreot's Financial Review says: Dullness and reactionary tendencies have this week t .ken the place of tho more ac tive trading and advancing prices. The influences which wero responsible for tho changj were chUfly tho check which events In the Tranivaal have given to the bullish speculation at London, and tLo advance of exchange rates hero and the fear of gold exports it produced. Another circumstance of some weight war -reports -from tho northwest indicating that the wheat acreage may bo restricted, and the tonnage of the grain carrying railroads correspondingly reduced. London was not a largo seller of our market, and Americans were only slightly depressed by the news of the death sentence im posed on the lenders of the Johannesburg emeute, and tho natural fear of serious complications it aroused. Tho foreign quo tations for our securities showed, Indeed, a further tendency to appreciate when the commutation of the sentence was an. nounced, aid the Ixindon market was re leased from the tontion which they had created. Expansion Arrested. At the same tiia, tho expansion which had ooen noted In the speculative move ment has been nrres o 1, and the inaction which now reigns over all departments of the London slock market has deprived Wall street of either actual or sentimen tal supjKjrt from that quarter. The In crease of publio buying which had beeii noted for the last two weeks was chocked. and while no general liquidation ensued, thero was considerable taking of profits and dosing out of long accounts. The bull pools and manipulators would seem to havo accepted tiio situation as one which offered littlo or no chance for a fur ther dir-plny of their activity, and senti ment among the active traders changed from a bullish to a bearish chiracter Some street felling was accordingly in dulged In, though pressure of this km I was, on the whole, light, ana the profes sionals manifested a tendency to cover on slight provocation. Members Must Wear Hnrnsldea. TKKON8HA, Mich., May 4. The mem bers of Burnide Camp, Sons of Veterans, passed resolutions of a hirsute order at a recent meeting. The resolutions state that since tho camp Is named after tho fa mous General Burnslde, the originator of tho notable Burnslde out In whiskers, the members are commanded to put forth their best efforts In growing Burn slde whiskers. The resolutions remain In force until after the next annual en campment at Holland Juno 23. The pen alty of failure Is any treat the successful members may demand, several nair tonic agents aro In town. Hank Closes Its Poors. TlfCoiA, Ills, May 4. The Bank of Fairland, Ills., has closed Its doors for business. Thero is due the depositors about Is. WO. They will be paid In full. The closing of the institution was brought about by the president, John D. Saltzer, becoming mentally unbalanced, and a conservator has boon appointed for him by tho court. A few years ago ho accidm ta'ly shot a isiy's eye out, and tha regret and worry over the occurrence has cause .1 his reason to bo shaken. He paid tho boy 5,UK) for the loss he caused him. Alleged Flrebngs Arrested. Sauixaw, Ml h, May 4 1 h i arrest of Mrs William Hagen, wife of Patrolman William Hsgn, and two girls, K tilly Kress and Bertha Yarmouth, at this place Friday afternoon on a t-hargo of arson, has created considerable excitement Tho offense for which the women are held was anall!gd attempt to set fire to the Eleventh Street Biptist mission about M o'clock Wednesday night ItrMge Hills Reported. Washington. May 4 Vest reported a bill authorising the construction of a bridge across the Monngahola river at McKeesport, Pa.; also a bill authorising a bridge over tho Mississippi rivor at SU Louis.