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ziM.tu-:u.t!A smith", Publishers and Proprietors PLYMOUTH. INDIANA. MARKET iS GLUTTED. NO SALE IN CHICAGO FOR THE VAST POTATO CROP. Cnited States to Chi im Its Own Forecast of Cleveland's Message Ih Correct Knulaml Can't tlrul Alas kun (Ioll Fields Vessel llurncd. Chicago Full of Potatoes. Potatoes are i-r now llian they have I - ii within tin iiMMiioiy f the est dealers in Chicago's South Water street. Car lots on tra.k of the choi-est varieties are scllimr at 'SI t 2 1 --nts a bushel, and any amount of fair stork is going at 17 to 2ft cents a bushel. Kvcii lit th-s low prices then is little dcmaml. Mid tlit' railway tracks within 1 1n- t 'hicago yards an glutted. Tin Chi-ag and Northwestern lias not i lied its agents at country stations not to receive any more lotato-s till Iii rt Inr nti-e. Minnesota Mid Wis-oi!sin have more potato-s tlian they need. In Minn-so!a many fanners nr having them t lot in tin ground, as they an- not worth digging. On Minne sota farms as choice and fair-skinned po tates as a fai-iiur would care to s- art selling iit .". to 10 cents a bushel. In Wis onsin thousands of bushels are buried in improvised collars in the fields awaiting shipment. Iowa has a big crop, but the quality is poor. Michigan also has a large yield of pKM .piality. AVill Stir the Nation. A Washington dispatch says: I 'resi dent Cleveland's annual message to Cnn grss. the preparation of whieh will soon ngage his attention, will he a most note worthy state paper. It will he more sen sational and perhaps of far greater im-j-ortHtiee than the famous tariff message of 1SS7, which many observers think changed 1 he history of parties in iliis eountry. The irineipal feature of the forthcoming message will he the discis sion if the foreign relations. It is well known that tin Pn sid-nt is etiler for a reply from Jreat Britain concerning this eoiintr.v's vigorous representation in favor of arbitration in Venezuela, and lie wants this reply hefore tin meeting of Congress if he ean set it. More important even than these immediate questions, consider ing the future of the I'nited States, is tie Hliey of over-sea enterprise which the President iscpctcd to t-r-rcshadow ill Iiis message. If t!ie expectations of certain .f Mr. Cleveland's confidential friimN are realized, he will say to Congress and the country that the linn- lias eome for a new AiiM'i i ;iii poli-y. a poliey of aggres siveness. ImiiIi jHtlitical and eonitneivial. beyond tliis ei!iitry"s const lines. It Is American Territory. Superintendent Ilutlield. of tin' i;:st r.nd geodetic survey, has hern informed that the Alaska Held parties have n- tinted the season's work ami are now on Mary's Island waiting to he picked up and brought to San 1'ram isro. The work last season consisted of the locating of Mount St. LTias as on the houndary be tween the two countries. Next season the more delicate work will le begun of run ning the line Let Ween these two points. Fnland claims much more than the Fnited States c'in-.l-s as to this hound ary. The surveys so far made tend to confirm the -ontciit ioas of t!:is country. General Dutlield say there is no longer any douht that all F the Yukon River basin IkIow tlie mouth of Forty-Mile Cteck is American terr'Uory. which in cludes the gold Held of that stream as far us opened. ; r -r tX Onr Koreiun Trade. Latest official statistics show that tin foreign trade current is still running against this country. Tin reKrt of im- lKrts sind exports for September and the nine mouths ending ith Septemher show merchandise imports for S pl-inb-r St. !f!r.;.0OO in excess of exports and S1H'. OM.tMMI in excess of e.Mris for the first nine months of the calendar year. The excess of IS'.lt was S I 'S'1 H m I and the average fir the expired portion of 1s;." alMiut .S1:?.kh.hm u month. The shrink age to $ t ,f.K .I MH may therefore he con sidered a distinctly favorable symptom. Net exports of gold during September ap proximate .li;.MMi.rM. Horned in Mid-Ocean. An American vessel, the Part Ida. Cap tain Carter. ISath. Me., hound from I.iver lool for San Francisco with a cargo of coal, was burned at sea four hundred miles ofT the south coast of Chili. The crew took refuge in the boats, one of which, that under tin charge of" the sect-lid mate, with seven im n on board, reached Valparaiso. Chili. The other boats have aot yet Im-cii heard from. NEWS NUGGETS. Olhcial returns for the last fortnight in Scpteiiilr show that there were during that time I, Tt new cases and 1.701 deaths from cholera in the Province of Yolhynia. Kussia. At Akron. Ohio, fifty In its to the Ed wards estate met and discussed their chances of securing the property they claim in the down town district of New York. No definite action was taken. The iorfe has appointed a commission to inquire into the recent Armenian ar rests, and has promised I he powers to deal severely with any one who is found to have tortured the Armenians m prison. X. It. Falconer iV Co.'s large dry goods and millinery store at Omaha was closd on Si chattel mortgage Monday morning. It is believed the assets will easily cover the liabilities. Tl ie company has be.-u in business in Omaha for a great many years and has Keen ousidcrcd one of the most substantial housey in the West. The competition set up by the big dcpartmei t stores is regarded as one of the factors in the failure. A sensation was .-ius.-d at Fori Scott, Kan.. Monday when Vice ('resident ,. ,. Stewart, of the State Hank. iostcl the following notice at the opening tc.ir: "This bank is closed subject to the t-lder of the State bank commissioner. ! c Misitors will le paid in full." The faiiure to open is caused by ihedetah ation n, the cashier, .1. .f. Stewart. Vi.v President." The Tucker Pdock. at Dy. rdnirg. Tent)., was destroyed by tire. The fire origina.c i in the T. I. A. Hotel, which tvjs entirely consumed. The guests 'se.pvl witinut. injury. Total los- about .?7-"i.M, par tially insured. EASTERN. At rhiladelphia a meeting is to be held for the relief of Henry Craeiner, a (Jer-uiaii-A:neric:in wh is under sentence of death for murder at Seattle, Wash., hut who i.s declared innocent hy a tJerman paper in I'liiladelphia, which has inves tigated. A freight wreck occurred at Waterhury. Conn.. Sunday night, when two parts of a hroken train came together. Ten cars loaded with trotting horses. live stock, and other exhihits from the Danhury fair, were crushed and thrown down a forty foot emhankineiit. Mazeppa, the famous champion trick horse of the world, val ued at .-HMH. was instantly killed. One man was fatally injured and two others seriously hurt. At Scranton. Pa., a storage reservoir containing LÖ4K.tRMl gallons of water and owned hy the Lackawanna Iron and Steel Company, burst Thursday night. It filled the repair yards of the Delaware, Lackawanna aud Western Kailroad with wreckage and washed away a portion of Mattes street. A girl was carried a quarter of a mile hut was rescued. Street car trahV was blocked. Hundreds of fac tory girls crossed the path of the water a few moments before the break. For the third time in thirty days a cen tennial celebration was held in Washing ton County. Pa. In all three rases the observances have been held by Fnited Freshy teria n churches. Four weeks ago the Mount Pleasant Church celebrated its hundredth anniversary. The Paris Church observed a similar occasion a week later, and Thursday the members and pastor of the Peter's Creek Church held services in commemoration of the completion of the first century of exist ence of their church organization. One of the features of the day was the reading by the present pastor of a history of the church, including biographies of all its preachers, situ-e the year 171C. On the Carnegie branch of the West Fnd Traction Kad at Pittsburg. Pa., an accident occurred Sunday by which three persons were killed and twelve or four teen more or less seriously rut and bruised. Car No. ."ill of the Carnegie branch of the load was going to Pitts burg. When at the head of a long, steep grade, the car began to run away. It dashed down the hill at great speed for a mile, unti' a curve was struck, when the car turned over and lolled down a ten-foot embankment. It struck on the top. and the heavy trucks crashed through the floor. rushing the passeng rs. There were fifteen passengers in the car. and only four, together with the conductor. escaped death or serious injury. The ac cident occurred at a lonely spot and it was some time before assistance reachd the sufferers, who were wedged tightly in the wreck. When the conductor saw the car was beumd control he lay down on the floor and advised the others to fol low his example. The kilied were found wedged under the roof of the car. which had been smashed in uupou them. WESTERN. The Nebraska Irrigation Association's annual meeting will be held at Sydney Dee. IS and 1!. The National Library Association de cided to hohl iis next convention at Cleveland. Ohio. Sept. 1. IS'.m;. At St. Joseph. Mo., delegates from Illi nois. Iowa. Missouri, and Kansas organ ized the Interstate Normal Oratorical Association to hold an annual contest. Charles Johnson was chosen President. II. K. Osborn Vice President, and F. S. I toga rd us Secretary and Treasurer. Marshal David C. Cooke, of (ilouster. Ohio, while standing on a coiner Sunday night was approached ly ex-Night Mar shal F.Inier Donnolly. An old feud exist ed between thcin. Donnolly drew a gun. :ying: "We will settle this ditiiciiltv now." He tired four shots, all of which hit Cooke. Cooke tired one that went through Donnolly's heart. II dropped dead. Cooke fell beside him and also ex pired. Mrs. Susie Hogers, wife of Philip Rog ers, has disappeared from San Francisco. Her husliand has !ecn searching for her for three weeks, and now believes that he has located her in Wisconsin. Mr. Hog ers is certain that the Durrant case had something to do with the wreck of his hon:'. Mrs. Kogers was very intu-h iu-t'r-st'i in the case, ami -onip'llMl her husband to sit down every morning and rad t lur the full r-ort f the trial. Ib giTs finally went on strike, there was a disagreement t'-nd his wife left home. II- says that if she wants to return sh -an do so, and can spend her whole time in reading the report ;f the Durrant trial if sh d?sires. All patients sulTeting from alcoholism will hererfu-r he turmd away from tin County Hospital at Chhago. Neither will they Im ivccivcd at the Detention Hospital. This was lecile upon al the meeting of the Committee on Public St-r-vi-e, and the members went even further ami ronIud'd that a physician's --rtif-icate will not be sullicietit hereaftt r to en able the placing f an insane person in the Detention Hospital. Tin petition granted by the County Court for admis sion t the Detention Hospital, to cnahl the insane person t be eomtuit:ed by the County Court, will ncl to be s "en red in onler to gain admittam e. It is belicvnl Harry Hay ward, sent- ene-d to hang at Miiii:eaiolis. Minn., for the murder f Catherin Hing, inteiideil making his escape Friday evening. The officials made a search of his -lothing. ami in a small belt bin kled around his body was found a full cipher and JL-H in money. The ky t his !! which was secured by the authorities was furnished by Mrs. Haywanl, from whom the de tective got it, iimlcr pretens f being in the confidence of Haywanl. It fits the cell door exactly. Haywanl was lum fnumh'd when he found the Sheriff was aware d his plans, but he öftere 1 im r' sistance to the search. Haywanl was placctl in another cell, ami he only r niarkcd: "This is quite funny." The steaieer Afria,, of Owen Sound, with its -ousort. Ihe barg Severn. f Toronto, left Owen Sound Monday loaded with coal for Sault Ste. .Marie. When twenty miles southwest of Cove Island in Lake Huron the Africa let go of the Sev ern's tow line. Both boats wen making bad weather and the Afria was rolling heavily. The crew of tin- Severn think the Africa went down with her crew if 'ereii. Tho Severn ran before th gnl with bare poles until 1 y:il Island was rea-hHl. ami its canvas being all gone it was Peached fire miles northeast of Ioyul Island. The Severn is a total loss. The crow w-re saved by sni fishermen after being in th; rigging for twenty hours. The Africa's lifeboat and preservers were found on Loyal Island. A novel "accident" insurance case was de-ided in curt at Detroit, Mich.. Fri day. K. I,. La Hossiere held a $.",HMf P'llicy of the American Fduploycrs Liabil ity Insurance Company. In March. Ufo". In- was in ToIiio. Oi.c of his t-i!i .:ii-iii'n--d aching in a vicious way. and .March l!l h had it drawn by a Tole! h-ntisr. In the operation La lissierc"s jaw was broken, and h di-d March ."1 if b'ool-poisoning. The In'irs brought suit against th company for the amount f his insuram- policy, tin contention bing that his death was eausel by th ae-ident in the dentist's chair. The -urt tihl the jury that toothpulling and tin resultant evils are not acciluts within the meaning ami liability d' insuram- companies, ami dirccti-d a verdict fr the b'fendants. Dedm-tions drawn from data coIh-tel by the Mal'ory. Son S: Zimmerman Com pany of Chicago and embodied in the an nual r-port of that company, show that hog cholera is so widespread as to amount almost to an epibmie. The annual . ports of this luiicerii an -oiisid-r-d by the Irade as the hst f authority, ami the subj' t f this year's report is of unusual interest. Comm nting on the advices iv eiv'l the report says: "Farmers in Iowa ami Illinois fel panicky on th situation, and are selling their drov-s d" pigs before the cholera reaches tlmm in rder to g-t something ut of them. This is n f tin principal causes for th liberal receipts f hogs at the principal markets. Th -ontinuel shipment of th's pjgs to market ran but result in a shortage .f hogs for the late winter .ml spring months. Iivry ar load if pigs that gM-s to market now means a sln rt air f three cars of hogs later, and with th iiniirccciltiiicil rop of -orn in tin farmers' hands the prospects for them hxdi anything but 'iwouraging. Tin ad vic's show that the gn-atcst amount of cholera reports come from the two larg- st hog prolu ing States. Illinois aud Iowa. This fad is signifu-anf." SOUTHERN. Lexingbui. Ky.. has been sel-tl by M-xican vetrans. who have had a iv unioii at Nicholasrilie. Iy.. as the niei ing place next June. At Charleston. S. C.. Circuit Judg Simotitttu dismissel the suit of Lown stein A: Co.. f Statesville. N. C.. to have th dispensary leIard um-oiist it uina 1 t.u the ground of its being a monopoly. At Fort Smith. Ark.. Ahaudcr Allen, olored; .lohn ltrown ami lidward Wil- l:ey, white, have been s(nteticel in the Fnited StaM's Court to lu hanir' on Moii lay. D !l. This is the third time that Frown ami Alhn have been seilten'' News conn-s . a tragty that ic urre in Pike County. !a.. in which eight or nine chihlren lost their livs by poison a! ministered hy t'n'ir father. It s -ins from the best information Thomas Sper. tak ing advantage of his wifs ahsenc. and lieing prompted ,y jealousy, administered the fatal drug to his chihlren. Tin tind is now h-hind th bars. There is no hubt at Austin. Texas, that the grand jury will return inditmnts against Corb-tt and Fit zsiie Mioiis for -on- spiring t violate an article of the State ix-nal clc. Hut it is intimated that the State officials ! nd are to prs'-ut th pugilists further than to secure indict ments whh-h ran b hlI ver th-ir heatls to k'-p them ut of th Stat This method is taken as the eaiest way by whidi the Sfat of Txas an avoid -om-plicatetl h'gal contentions. Wednesday aftermui a terribl explosion. oc-nrr-I in the Merhants Opera Hous-. Crsicana. Texas, where the "Devil's Auction" company was preparing to play. Harry Coolrilg, master f transporta tion and manager of the calcium lights nipany, was tsting a -ylimler. Thiv arose some loubt as to wlicthr or not it contained black gas, and a bystander sug- gestl that he try it with a match. H stru-k tin- m:it-h ami louche! it to the cylind.er. ami the exfilosion fi!lwed. wr'cking lh scoihtv and t'aring mil two windows thirty fet distant. One man was instantly kilN-d ami several hurt. WASHINGTON. S retary Herbi rt has r-turm l to Washington from Alabama, where h- has been sp-aking on tinan-e. In Powell County. Ky.. Levi Anderson killed Duke Wilson. agl 1-1. bc-aus th boy made a slighting remark about his shotgun. At Montgomery. nar Savannah. Miss St-lla W-st. a young stn-iety leader, shot and killed herself while trying to get out a bullet. At Washington. D. C. ihe Knights of ! t lohh'ii Fagle leritlcd to move the dli of the Orainl Castle .roni Philalel phia ti Washingtiti. Judge Itradh'.v. of the District Supreiu Ciurt, Washington, onlere! flu discharge from -usttdy if ('aptain tJeorge A. A nnos. who was arrest! on th rd'i d' Lieutenant tJeneral Sehotield just prior to the hitter's retirement from command of th. army fr having written him an insulting letter. Judge ltradley scored the a-tioii of th lal general if th army, characterizing it as unlawful, tyrannical ami ciiprua'ous. The examination of a class of twenty t tie privates of th army for protmdi.ni to lieutenants was hli ut Itt Leaven wrth, Kan. Th result of the examina tion was sent to Washington to be ap proved by the Secretary f War. The ineii in the class are from ail parts of the oiintry. Nearly every regiment in the s-rvi- is represented. Seven of tlmm are relatives of officers, ami three of them. Sydenham. Ityther and Turinan. sr men who were stinhmts at West Point, but were dropped at that place after examination. Of th -lass. l'ur failel. The same men tried ami failed last year. One of them. Meekh-in. a sn of an oftiT. trid twi- under the 11 ami twice umler the new army law. FOREIGN. The Hritish steamer Napier, belonging tit North Shields, Itouml fnun (roustait for Rotterdam, was . in collision off the Island of Aalaml with the Hritish steamer Livonia. f Leith. The Iattr v'ss-l sank am! fourteen of her crew wen drowned in spite of the efforts of the Napier's -rw, who. lmwever, su-ce'lel in resign ing 1 4it men. Logo t a is clamoring for the withdrawal f tlie Hritish minister, .Iciiiut. The press clearly reflects the pmilar excite ment in its e.pr'ssioii if the hope that Jctiuer's relations with the railway 011- Iractors. which wt re not before exposed. will persuale the l'ritish tSovernmeiit that it is an injury to Colombia to retain him in office at Hogota. Some of Ihe sapphires ami rubies which foritMsl part of the jewelry belonging to Mrs. Langtry. which was obtnined by ini'iiiis of a forg- orl r frni th Sloan treet branch of the Fnion Hank of Ion- loii Aug. 21 last, have been !iseov'rel in the possssion of a firm if lm-rchaiits in business in Hatton (lanh-n, Lndn, to whom they had been sold. The value 1. 1 the sto! :i jew Is h;,- l.e-n -s:ii..;:l"d at fnm .1ini.inh to .sJ( n . h m . The mail stannr fr mi Kingston, Ja maica, brought to Halifax an account by an American citizen, who was a pass-u-ger on board ti.e steamer Al n f the Atlas line, of the tiling upon it by a Span ish gunboat while passing the eastern end of Cuba. Tin American sajs the gun bat. when slightly south of Cap Maysi lighthouse. tir-l on tin Ahne. and wln-u ihe lattiT hve to the gunboat made lr the nearest headland, im Tea sing to full sp- 1. evidently lisiuclin'! to come marer r give any explanation f its a.--tion. The Treasury Department has r- -iv ! through the Se-retary f State and the Spanish minister the substance f a telegram from the Spanish msul at Key Wst stating in effe-t that anth-r tili b:istring expedition is fitting ut at Pine Rerf. one f the Florida keys. Leaders and a number f men have h ft for thre. The Cincinnati is said 1o be at Key WYst. Assistant Secretary Wike has snt I ! graphic -opi-s d the Spanish minister's notes to the colleetors of customs at New Orleans. Key West ami Tampa, with iu slrm lions for them to consult th I'nit-d States attorney and the officers of the narest revnue eutt-rs with a view to preventing any violation f the neutrality laws of the Fnited States. IN GENERAL The TSreen County I'ank at Springfield, Mo., has gom into the hands of a re ceivT. Deptsits, .V-r'i.iHt(; ass, -ts. .si::.- Heavy shipments f new dollars are being mad almost !aily from th City of M'.xi-o, lestine! for China ami Japan, via San Francisco. The total exporta lions of Mexico in th last tis-al yur were SI 1! I.S."..".V;. livilel as follows: Fnited States. SSL'oCV.: Fnglaml. .S'-MJ.- !.-,.( M Ml; I'r.in.e. S7.7M..MH; tMiiiiauy, 5C.474.ltli; Spain. .SL'.S.TJ.!.: Relgium. Si;;i!,tMM. and the retuaimler to minor riiiinl ri-s. An AmeiaVan baby has bven born ui ILrschel Island. Its niotlur is the wife d Captain A. C Sherman. 1 the st-a;n whaler Heluga. Hcrschel Island is a barren spot in the Arctic (Iran. It is th exlri'ine northern portion f Alaska and of Hritish North America. The whalers, most of whom had been away from Imme for tnr than eightc-u months when the baby was born, were greatly interested in the event and sinf many ir's'iits to the happy luotloT. Th-r I hap'peued to be a clergyman d" the Chun-li of Koglaud at the camp, ami he christened the hihi Helen Ilers-h-I Sh-rinan. 'I"h- baby has taken very kindly to the mihi but perp-ti!al daylight f tin- siiuiiim r at !Irschl Islam!, and bids fair to thriv there through the long. dull, winter months. Its playthings are made from whalebone, ami its -radle was cut from pieces f wreckage by a ship's -arpenter. II. !. Dun V- Co.'s W.M-kty i: vi w of Tra!e says: "The pri-e banunettT giv-s indications that an not entirely favr ab!. Cotton goods go up. with increas ing evidence that the crop of cotton is short. Pri s of otln r mauufa-tur pi-oli!-t s. f hciiiI, h'nles. ami h-atlu-r. all show some decline, a general abatement in new .i-1ts being the principal cause. With an iimm-ns volume of business, not mm-h exceeded in the largest month f lh exceptional year 1 SPÜ ami with -vi-l n 1 1 1 1; r in several important branches ih volume has surpasse that of any pr-vitus year. th-r is a gmwinir un--r-lainty about the n'ar future of industries. Mmy markets ar nciiher slraimd nor threatening, foreign exchanges i.o longer raise :ippreheiisini. ami fears for the great Northwestern Tops a r past. Thr ha" been fw advances of wags d" labor timing the last month and only a few wirks hav b'n -losl by strik'-rs for an gtv:'.m-e." Private dispaiches reeeive! at Sa ti I ran is- say that La Paz, M-xi-i. h:is been completely destroyeil by a hurricane. Th storm was fdlowel by a tilal wave, tin watrs in tin bay rising to an uu- pre-'i!etited height, invading that Mrlioii d" the city fronting on th bay and arry ing out to sea men. animals and debris of wr'-k-d buildings as the tide subside.!. Mxi-ans in San Fran-is-o say that thy hal lispat-hs about a severe storai wh'uh prvaihd all along the -oast early in lh w'k. The loss of life is reported heavy, but details f the disaster are meager. La Paz is the capital of Lower California ami situated on a bay of the sann name. The port is well sh!terd and easily left usible against attack from the sea. The city had a imputation of .".(MM, a cathedral, a government house ami a town house ami the place was n. e the abde f luxury, as vih-ncel by the handsome dwellings f the wealthy class. Th city was also on- tlu seat of exten siv p'arl tis!i'iis. silvr mining was "X teiisively engagetl in and the commere of the port was not iin-onsiderab!e. MARKET REPORTS. Chicago Cattle, common to prime, $.".7." t .S."i.7r: hogs, shipping grades. ;;.IMf to 4.r4; sheep, fair to choice. $Löi to -I.W; wheat. No. '2 red. ."! to til.-; orn. N. ''. HS.- to ir.tc; oats. N. 'J. I7c t ISc; rye. No. -He to l'V; butter, choi-e creanu't-y. LI1- ti iSIe; ggs, fresh. l(e to ISc; potatoes. pT bushel. IMe t ÖUc; broom corn, common gtuwth to line brush. I'jf lo -Ie per immiihI. Indianapolis-Cattle, shipping. S.'J.MI to l?.VJä; hogs, choice light. .$.'5.00 to 4.rt; she p. oiimioii to priim. .'J.cxi to .V.",.7ö: wheat, N. '2. t'l- to ."; -rii. N. 1 white, LN.lc to :il-: .als. N. 1 white. IT-V t. L't-. St. Louis-Catth, So.00 to $.".7.": hogs. $::.."0 to ,$4.r0; -heat. No. '2 reI. to ."; corn. No. 2 yellw. LTk to "7: ats. No. '-' white, 17e to IS.-; rye. No. 2. .".tie to .".Sc. Ciin innati Cattle. $."t.."i0 to $.".): hogs, f:iJM to ?L."t: sheep. $'J..r.O to .S'1.70; wheat. No. 2. t7e to ti'Jc; corn. No. 2 mil. "Ie to ".'J.-; oats. No. 2 mixi .l, ' to IT-V; rye. No. 2, 44e to 4ti. Detroit-Cattle. .."iO to Jjs.Vjr.: hogs. J?:!JM to $4.oO; .sheep. $2AHI to 6.77; wtieat. No. 2 rl. t4 t tlT-; corn. No. -yellow, .".Ie to :2r; oats. No. 2 white, 'Jlc t -!': rye. 4 lie to 4"-. Tol-Io Wheat. No. 2 re!. tlöc to t"7-; corn. No. - yellow, .'Ulc to ,T.V: oats. No. 2 white. 2r to 21U-. ry.. .No. 2. 4.U- 1. He. Ititltalo-Cattle. to .f.".r(t; h.'gs, $:t.(M to $4..r,; sheei. $2.7) t $.27k wheat. N. 2 rl. tS to To; eru. No. 2 yellow, .". to ."Sc; oats, No. 2 white. 'Jb- t U.V. Milwaukee Wheat. N. 2 spring. ÖS- to .'.He; corn, No. l, ;ilc to .'.'Je; ..ats. No. 2 white, 1! to "JO.-: barley. No. .".1- to 41: ry. No. 1. 4Uc to 4V; pork. nwss. jj;.s.iM to $s.:t. New York Cat th. t .50..": hogs, to ?r.tM; sh-ep, .yj.öo to $4.ut; wheat. No. 2 rt d, t'Sc ti !!; irn. N. 2, ."w" to .".Sc: ats. No. 2 white, 2Xo to Jle; butter, creamery, Hie to l!lc; eggs, Wrüt crn, 17c tj UOc. SPAIN IS MERCIFUL.' GOOD CHOI' HEPORTS. CAMPOS ISSUES A PROCLAMA TION OF MERCY. I "When the Devil WasSick, the Devil Thc tzr'cultural DcpartmcrC Kr. u Monk Would He; Wlic-n tlie levil I u (iiuuntic- ITnlerf ali Ir: ..... I 'I' 1 . A. 1 . v . (lot Well, the levi a Monk Was lie." Spain in a New Hole. iVn. C itnpos has ii -1 a proclama tion to th" Spanish ::rmy in Cuba for bidding tin siiininary eeutioii or ill tnatment of irisoners. The placing of Cuban woim-n and hild;--ii and prison ers in front f the "Spialr.n 'f I)-ath." Spain's hearth-ss -otivi t company, as well as the atro-ities of .ther Sanish b-al-rs. who look upon Cubans as snaks and not as human beings, has x'it'd tin disgust of tin world. The Spanish Cabinet, ignizant of the eff-t smh cruelties would have in exciting sympathy for Cubans, has instrin ted Campos to is su the proclamation in t1t to appeas an international wrath that might de- v-lop into lh r--gnit ion if Cubans as blligerents. "W do not hop-that Span ish cruelty will I. any !-ss v-ngful than it has lu'i'ii. but ii will b- inoi s'-ret. more discreet than in th past." said the Cuban who brought llu news to .laekson vilh. Fla. "Th!ay I left Havana scoros of prisonrs wre taken from Mom Castle, pitiful. half-starv'd sp' im ns of human ity. burl-u-il with i hains. ami -arril on Imard sliij to b transported to Spain's prisons in Africa, never to l heard of agi.-in." Death of a Famous Woitiuo. Mrs. Clara lty Hates ii-.t Monday morning at Chicago. She was born in Ann Arbor. Mh-h.. I . 22. ls.ts. and was th daughter of Samuel lbs rans Doty, a cousin of (icncral llosecrans. wh tral bak his an-stry through Lthan Allen to th tirst Doty .if tin Mayflower. On her niotlu-r's side s!:e was desvud-d from lh Lawreiic family .f Viririuia. ami sh inhrit'd the "Mtirdy mora! tiher of the l'uritnn with the grac-. of person of th -avalier. Sh was mari-ictl in ls;' to Morgan Iais. a vve'lkn .ii tr.i! p.1I'er publisher, and since 1S77 'hey hie ina.h th'ir hone in t'hieago. Mrs. Ial s was always a -Ise stm!t!it f the l. st literature and a -otitiiiuo is. though not a Voluminous. writr f po-'try ami of stories and sket-hes. hi.Ily :': the y.ung. II r first vrs. re publish ! before sh was -iuhl ye.rs ohl. and sin . then she had written onst iatlv for tln bst iublish'rs. i"d !icr that siu- the death of Louisa M. Aholl she had a wider circle of friends and :;d- iuircrs among the young ami among moth ers who have grown up t t rar tlu ir ( hil dren to the stori s of h.rs thai they tc.nl th'insel v-s in -hildhoo, than any other woman in America. It is .-i i I of Mrs. Kates that sin was a I'urit-in without be ing a bigot. II ful ami lovable. t cha.-i tor was beauti- One Man Kille-l, Seven Injured. Two onverters ai the Ann-r'n-an Iron Works of .bums V: Laug'd ns at IVts- i m k i Kiirg vti urn'i .moiki.i. m. nung' ami sixt'n tons of ni iilen ii...il po-.'i-.-d in to the pit below, where l store of tn.e-o men were at wuk. tine m::i v.n" fatal ly burnetl. three lamreiousV ami foi r otlu'is susfaine! serious injuries. The injured wen reumve Jo the hespit::!. where ev'rything possible was I nn to a! lviate their sulVetiair. The respeiis'.bd ity for the ac-idc;;r nas not 'et been place, but it is said to h-. ' been i;ti avoilabl. The lain-ige 1 ihe mill was not very heavy. The aeidetit nrn-d while tin men were raising -onv rier N. 1. which contained iv.r ighL tons if molten metal. It is i v.itei! by -. i -prss'd-air pow-r. Samu.-l l.m an-1 .Idin Tunney w-r wurki.i; :.t it. and be forc they got it raised the nn-n wrk ing at i!ivern-r No. 2 st.ir- t r.vis- it also. The metal ran out of cnvcrtor No. 1. ami the men bcanie so :;clietl over the possibility of an explos.on thai ihe.v I- go of the -omrese(bair machine and allowed ihe -inverter to drp. Tin im ta! was thrown in every l:r-ct:o-i and cti vlopt nearly all the m.-n eiajil .d iu that portion f the mill. Lion Lushes His Tail. A telegram from l'ara. I'.ra.il. lias been r-eivel in Kio .laneiio. stating that an armed ltritish force is marching through Itrazilian t-rritory to that part of "en-- .u'la claimed by the l'ritish (Joveru nient. Th news will rate a irenmn lons sensation wIkmi it shall ln-coine g-n-erally known. Olli. ials f tin State De partment beli-v (Jn'at I tri tain has leti nitely h itled to refus arbitraiion of the Venezuelan boundary dispute. This be lief leads to an uncomfortable feeing that serious trouble is in store for us. and that (real ISritain is lik-ly to show stub born resist a m-c to the tTorts of i.nr gov ernment to apply the Monroe doctrine to this cas. The Civsident am! his cabinet an in favor of enforcing the Monroe doctrine. DREVITIES. Franklin Leonard I'ip. of tireat I'ar riugtoii. Mass., the notel h,-trician, was killed by a shock of l trieity. Along tin Nva Seotian coast a havv storm ragcil. The American brigantine II. 5. Sibley wnt ashore at llhu k Hock. At .latnestown. N. V.. it is reported that defectives have traeetl th murder of Mrs. Sherman ami Mrs. Davis in Busti last December to Linim-t Bittlcs ami t hre ithers who re in tin 1'eiiiisylvauia piiitiitiary fr another -riine. Mrs. Lillie .1. Krepp and her son of Ilam-roft. Wis., were arrestel at Den vr on tln supMsition that they were to m't .lohn Krepp, h-faultiug -ashier f the Bancroft Bank. IL lil not appear an! 1h womaii and Imy were release!. By the explosmn if a thrashing en gine near Mountlake. Minn.. .losph Shiiniahr. .!asp-r Maltte ami tw other men. n:iin-s unknown, were killed. At Cincinnati. Ohio, Victoria Killnr. 10. was found guilty of passing couiiPt feit money. Sentence was deferred to await a decision from Allrny J-m ral Harmon b cause )tf Iit ytnith. National (Juardsmeii will ! interest'.) in lh cnsi' of .lose Uyan of th Iowa militia, sind hy Iiis captain for .511 for seven days absence from amp. Two curts leidl for Ityau and the case will go to the Supreme Court. Stat Seiiabn- Herb, who was stricken w ith paralysisaf Alton. Hi., is slowly sink ing and there is little hope that he w ill re covcr. Obituary At West Point. N. V., Lieu tenant B rl d'Armit. .'52; a l Nashvilh. III., ex-.ludge Isaac Miller. TU; at St. Paul, Bev. acariah Stiemke. FIFTY THOUSAND CORRESPOISb I nrMTC nnun nnm i i-,rr uLiio üLUYU ornjiAr i. u. The A cent Kcceiver Only Ocpurt- incut I)cu titer. t s in Cn-. n'osut iii. Impri i ii rj: the Service. V'!s!iiligtO!l ci-; i :ile!n-e: Hi:ni:v son. tie tisticia:: ricuhr.:., meiit. is . IL! HIN- t):.-: s.!a- i ;ie AiT- : .! : t- ih gig;;:p;- ..f" olgailiy.''. .. .-HjS ;.o x ii. i i . - in ; 'o:iTi,. v ;.i I ' a llie " 't tf.e s -V ; r .. fofc i o,- t ; . . j i . - gr. : t '" ; i ; . i VcI Ii- ITTIiTTTTT-.. A . .'as the in ail of 'li a ml T rr'i'oi jlui1.. twelfth Of 1 ji-r . ;:. .if th- p . i,; the I'uite.I States. t"iftP 1 I -1 , - -. as the W hol- ei,'i' ,,f firs!. third class postmasters in :. meiit srie. 1,. whom near);. '. MW is pat.i e r je;;r. And lh ; corps of con-, spin!euts w ill 1 ;.( this I'll "i without any n,t to tin- go. e:i:jii,-..;. e cept wliat is repres l.tc.i by 'lie ;i,. ..f .-i.uM- , iop auipliiels Wim :; are lit.-.l.i't- 'd by the Sei letM v f Agri.-- Ii cr- v i v mouth. '1 his work of organizing r-s. it ,,f tin meeting at Washin gton last .-.:! of the r-pr-st ntatl-s .f coinnn:--i.i; ho.iits Itoin all parts .f tl;- Cnit.i Sf.it.s to prot.-st against tin- system ;nd r wfiili tin information alH.ut ihe r ps a .is . i.p h'cted. The chief oce-.ipai itr 'he stat istician of the Agricultural I ep:; :-t,i js the preparation .f statisti- s !).. :;ig the coii.lil ion of t he grow iug crops. lt ;!;,-i ii:w con:aining this iufnrniathi:; are p. ii!jh; every month. Timy an awaited .,ni..us ly by all tin- people win. are in : .; -s. ,1 j;t ...ft...-. 1 coihmi ir r ais. i m y an : . ; r -t to the sp' ulatols in gr;.:;- -;, 1 anse if i he vori:me!:i iis.'im a good comliiiou d" tin gnv;:.g ot:oii. i ; s ;. 'i.. (lie s.f grain for lutui- dc'ix , ! h ' lo go dow n : a ud if t he go . i n o shows a bad i;!ii i-i .') th- l-cr-as in the .-o rcav pian.d. is likely to go t;p. 'hat-ve;- ti: ter of the report, tin r is oi.. ,.. diss.-i t islied with it: and n jtasses ihat th siatisti. an . ioiiii-el by ih sp. culatoi s I' ! pol t -r a !.e pl i i;:ii;n- n.n i.oi.:h -t !.- ste.pid or corrupt. Mr. Ib.b.a ,o,t"s .r,-dec-ssor. I'l-f. I lodge. 1;;m'i 1'i.. eperi- eiice. and it was ihe persiv:.. h .nt.i.ks ot ihe speculators and Ihe deal :v m iiraie in tin large iti. s that bri;g!i j n;t Lis retirement fn.m the .hpar'-i.,)-. Mr. Kol. ins, ,ii is having a similar .:'-r',-i:ee, and it is making his hair gr.r. . Weakni-SH if the M1 sjslfm. Linier the ! system ?' m-.iUoit: up the monthly Top n port. ras n.;v re- -ivI at the statistician's fimi ach agriu!tur:'.I county. la .-.oh .t lln-se counties w. ! four corroNpondents. One of tluse was lesigüated hi'f con-espondetit, and to this o: i the other ihr- s'iit thir n-ports of tin- .-r.p m ditions on a lay ti.-l. 'J'ii'.-e r i -- - re ports the chief .iiiespoiid-üL (:nh:icd with Ids own. and he made -i report to th I)epartm-iit f Agrici:!tu;- on fin er p oiiditions of his county, i'h.-.-e w etc anl there ar- now. for lh.it m.i't. n 1.. "IMI ,f lin s. -oii-esMiiideri! . of w ii. in L'.ÖIMI s lit reptrts to the hp;."t:fe:.j. I:i addiiiou t, thes' corr'spoii-;,-:i ?l'.cre is another orps which is ir jut as large. whi h i oi-ü:: Stal und r the superv isj, i ,1 t "! i:i -a. h :' M.-i!-!Yo;n I he '-e ;::,-Iii- agent, who r''ivs a salary governnieiit. This salary :n thing from .b"! to Sd.LNM a v amount is swpp.e to be pr.ii : the work. Mr. Robinson !:! ne division if salaries has i;.j h, . i fair in ihe past, ami that t -i-.-. a reorganiatioii of these S'.si.' ii lu d to tiia; the iii -rely s to be aeticiet- soiiu lime in the near future These Slat' agents appoln ' !:-.!.- coi r spondenis iu each county, who ai- iu d'pn! nt d th- agcuis reporting ;j. reel io th depart in nt. Tie :(... iis of tlmir ag nts at- mad- t them i:r t. tind then -ach Stale ag-iit !isse:ili.s iln re ports wliich -oitie to him ait. I rn.ike ;.p a general reptitt f -np -nditions in tin Stal to send to Washing:- :! TIm two sets of correspondents are expected to b- i t.i ,.i a cii-k iu cadi oiii i . ir tiier is a ny iis-cn-pam-y between tin reports .!" ..ne and the raorls of the other, the statistician investigates ihrough a special a'"nl. and learns which s-t of c.rrc;., .u i.-nts is wrong. When the rcpresntatives ,,f tip. .ui-im-rcial bodies nu-t h-r !ln t a it ician went v'r the uhje t d' the r p .rs with tin-in very thoroughly, and aft-T s.um-.-onsid.-ratioii h -auu lo t!:e ' -m iusion I hat lie was not raking th cotmrry an--fully enough for his Top facts. S he ! I er mined to multiply the iium!"r of the .leparttneiit's !ire t -orrsp.i. ! nts by liv. Instead of having fnir t;-resp,!i- .Inls to a. county, he !eter::ii'i ' ! to have die to each tow nship. The p: 's'i.ni was how lo get at tlie right men. Mr. K.h- inson d'cid'l to write to the county .hrks. as nun lik'ly to know the most .i vailabh rr'sMnd,iits. So lie selected twenty-one States, iu which from two thirds to nine-tenths .f the grain rops are raisl. and sent circular h'ffeis to tin county clerks, asking llnni to send 1h names of men. two in -ah township, who might be willing to at as tin- depart -uietit's -orr'son.lents. ami who w ould In competent to make -rop estimates With ea h circular was inclosed a trank-! n velop for reply. This orr sK.ndeii lias inv-i'ved !u Iii 1 1- lalM.r. Most if the -ounty l-rks have rcli'l pnuuptly, but a g::it many have not replied at all. and it has hc-n ne-'ssary t athlress tlu se again. In all. there are about -.."no -ouidy i h-rks to Jiar fnmi. but the lpartunnt lias n..t .liiere! into coricspoii.l. n e w ith all of ilu'in at on.-e. Iir. when the county clet l npli's. if is necessary for the st itisti.-i;. to address circular letters to twenty in n more or less in the county; and when these lw-n1y men liave rpl;ed. f s-id circulars t ihe alternates, j;, ease the men first addressed refuse to sei .. Harvard Fi:i-:sty began its LT.Sth ear with iiüicsel a!t ti l.;n ia a; th-parlim-nts and tlie prospect :(f another prspTuis y ar. 'i liest mit n s have been pouring into Canibr'nlg luri g tin past week ami ihe old ile aid Is is shaken off its summer !t::rgy a nl b.'ioase all 1'U.ttle and aci'nity j i. - v. ue.