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To Weyler's beeree in Respect to
the Sugar andjCoffee Crops.
Especially Among the Spanish Ele
ment on the Island of Cuba.-
Xhe Conservative Party Have Decided to
Ask the Home Government to HecMl
tbe General Conol Loo Wants an
Investigation of Qovln's Death.
Key Wkst, Flo,, Aug. 31. Orcat ex
citement pirovalls in Havana over Wcy
lcr's decree in respect to tho sugar and
coffee crops. It Is believed, if issued,
the decree will be strongly opposed.
Serious complications are expected
from tho Spanish element. It is
rumored that tho conservative
party held a secret meeting
and u decided to ask tho homo
government for Weyler's recall, and,
if refused, to forcibly expell him as
was dono to (Jen. Duico in tho last
It is understood that Consul Leo has
strongly protested against the notlco
posted at the entry of tho Cabana fort
ress, stating if the American consul
present himself there to detain and ar
rest him. Lee has also demanded that
Weyler make a full investigation of
Charles Oovin's death.
It is further reported that Qulntin
Bandera and CO followers have Crossed
tn"e southern section of the trocha and
are now operating around Poso Re
dondo and that Bandera will assume
command of the forces in Havana pro
vince, heretofore under Goat Zayas,
who was killed in a recent t engage
ment Dragged Two Miles.
Waynf.sVille, O., Aug. 81. A boy
named Clinc, while grazing a horse on
tho farm of Z. Underwood Sunday,
tied tbe halter strap to his leg and
climbed a tree. Tho horso became
frightened and ran off, dragging the
boy two miles, killing him and mang
ling him in a dreadful manner.
. Injured Id a Chapel.
ConusiBtrs, O., Aug. 31. A portion of
the main building of tho Ohio Stato
university, tho chapel in which Ls be
ing prepared, gave way Saturday, pre
cipitating Charles Dennis and Burt
Hopkins, workmen, 25 feet below.
Both were seriously if, not fatally
r Fntnl Fall Down Stplrs.
Zanesville, 0.,'Aug. SI. J. Pierce
Spalding, a well-known contractor,
was coming down the stairway when
he tripped and fell the entire length of
the stairway, his head striking on a
chair. He sustained injuries from
which ho died a few minutes later.
To Stem the Falls of Niagara
Would bo an easier task than to check the tide of universal confi
dence and eyer-swelling public patronage bestowed upon
We give our verbal assurance
for the most satisfactory values
or to refund your money.
We have secured the public confidence by deserving it. We retain
it by a display of practical appreciation.
School will soon commence and
fit. We call your attention to our
wihch is now complete with all the
Children's Clothing.
Boys' Long Pant Suits, good substantial dark grey and
mixed cassimeres, sizes 13 to 19 - - $8.50
Boys' Long Pant Suits, elegantly made in strictly all
wool cheviots and cassimeres, blue, black and fancy,
sizes 13 to 19 -
The Latest Thing in the jWay
of Headgear. v -"
Children's all-wool suits in Reefers and J uniors. big
sailor collars and heavily braided, Latest Fall Fashions, jfcjl 7jj
e Duokev
Clothiers, Hatters and Furnishers,
Cor. Front "and Butler jti.; . bid P. O. Building
On the Pike's Peak Cog Road Narrowly
Colorado SrtitNGS, Col., Aug. 31.
What might havo been one of the
most disastrous railway wrecks of tho
year was.narrowly averted on the fa
mous Pike's Peak Cog road, just
two,tpUeft, above Manltou Sunday
afternoon'. The engine with one
car completely filled, with passen
gers left the summit of Plke'B
Peak.shortly after 12 o'clock. . Every
thing went well until one of the steep
est grades of the road, above tho Manl
tou cog statlop, was reached when one
of tho connecting rods of the engine
broke andtwlsted out a cylinder head.
Control of tho ponderous plcco of ma
chinery was lost immediately and It
started down tho grade with
a frightful momentum. Tho engi
neer and fireman jumped to
savo their lives, and escaped
with only a severe shaking up. The
runaway engine remained on tho rails
for a distance of nearly a mtlo when
just above Shady Spring it jumped tho
trac1- 2nd collided with a giant rock
which It split in twain. Tho rebound
sent tho engine into a ravlno 100 feet
belbwi The engine preceded tho
passenger coach but was not
attached to It When the
danger becamo apparent the signal
was given for the coach brakes and tho
car was stopped before it also got be
yond control, thus probably saving tha
lives of scores of tourists. In tho car
were a party of distinguished railway
people, including General Manager
Frederick Howard, of tho London
and Northwestern railway, and Gen
eral Superintendent Turnbull, of tho
same road.
Favor a Straight Gold Ticket.
Wheeling, W. Sra., Aug. 31. Gen.
Alfred Caldwell, Maj. Randolph Stal
naker, of this city, and C. D. Wiedcn
heimer, of Braxton county, delegates
to tho Indianapolis' convention from
this (the First) district, left Monday
for that city. They all favor a straight
gold ticket, and oppose any endorse
ment of McKinley.
Raisla and Austria Will Support the Sal
tan. Vienna, Aug. 31. It is reported that
an entente has been reached between
Russia and Austria, by tho terms of
which the two governments will op
pose the claims of the Armenians upon
Turkey and will support the Sultan In
the maintenance of his territory in
tact Ex-Premier Rlbot Visits America.
New York, Aug. 31. Alexandre
Felix Joseph lUbot, ex-premier of
France, arrived here on the French
line steamer La Bourgogno Sunday
morning. When seen on the pier ho
said that he was on an entirely private
mission, and hb preferred not to talk
on any subjest of current interest
the boys will have to have an out
- Boys' and Children's Department,
latest Fall Styles in Boys' and
Boys' Long Pant Suits, in all the
Latest Pall Patterns, checks and
plaids straight out, dou- &"J KQ
ble breasted or round cut r"'-U
Boys' Long Pant Suits, handsome
ly made and trimmed, ily front
coat aud vest, in fine
scotches, tweeds, clays
and vicunas, sizes 14 to .20
Child's 'All-wool Jersey Suit6 in
blue, heavily braided, sizes 3 to 8
years $1.50, $2.25
This is absolutely the biggest bar
gain ever oyered by us in this line.
Child's all-wool doiblo breasted
suits in blue, black and grey, well
made and trimmed, si
zes 4 to 15 years
Diverted From the Pacific Slope
tb New York.
Exports From Hofaoiillli tj fab Viiftetl
States Aione Doubled.
me Direct MpmU Ji! , &S J i&rli
Amounted U 83,o40,3GS,4o fourlng the
Calendar rear Sugar llountUs in
Anitrla find, France increased. ,
Washington, Aug. 31. Consul Gen
eral Mills at Honolulu, supplementing
a former report calling attention to
tho diversion of Hawaiian trade from
San Francisco to New York, writes to
the department under date of August
13, that during the six months ending
Juno 30, the total exports
from Honolulu to the United States
were valued at 83,743,020.40, against
54,409,010.27 for tho corresponding
period last year, an increase of nearly
84,000,000. Of this total 88,542,781.64
represents the value of sugar sent to
America, S2,457v533 of it going around
tho Horn to Now York,' except a small
cargo which went to Boston.
Already during the present calendar
year the direct shipments to New
York have amounted to 83,040,303.49. ,
Consul Muth, at Madoburg, In a re
port to the state department, says
the first reply to Germany In refer
ence to increased sugar bounties
comes from Austria, where tho
consumption tax has been increased
from S4.45 to 5.20 per 100 kilos raw
sugar net, and the total amount of ex
port bounty to bo granted by tho gov
ernment has gone up from 82,023,000 to
B3,C41,40O. Tho new law went Into
operation August 1 and lasts one year.
Franco for the present has, ortty In
creased the duty 6S cents on raw sugar
and 87 cents on refined grades, per 100
kilos, to prevent German sugar enter
ing the country to compete with her
own product but she is confidently ex
pected to Increase the secret expirt
bounty soon or pay an open bounty
to meet German sugar in the world's
mnrket. .
Of the SlguoLStrvIco Ilndly Hurt tn a Fall
From Walloon. ,
Denver, Col., Aug. 31. Sergeant Ivy
Baldwin, attached to the signal service
3f tho department of Colorado, fell
from his balloon while making an as
:cnslon at Elltch's gardens Sunday,
and will probably die of his Injuries.
As the balloon was released and rUBhcd
upward, a sudden gust of wind
blew the aeronaut swinging from the
trapeze against a tree, tho shock daz
ing him so that he lost his presence of
mind, and when above the tree tops ho
let go his hold, falling a distance of
JO feet. Both arms were broken, a hip
dislocated and one eye was seriously
wounded. Ho was taken to St. An
thony's hospital, where ho lies uncon
scious. Ivy Baldwin has hod a romantic ca
reer, having given balloon exhibitions
ill over tho world. About two years
igo Capt W. A. Glasford, who has
been experimenting with bulloons as
l means of hignalling in army work,
Induced Baldwin to enlist, and his
peculiar knowledge of ballooning has
been of great valuo The aeronaut
has been taking interest in tho equip
ment of tho new balloon park at Fort
Logan, where practical operations
were soon to bo inaugurated.
In Oregon, Destroyed by Forest Fires
Logs About 1910,000.
Astoria, Ore., Aug. 31. Forest fires
are still raging in the vicinity of Oak
Point, Wash., but a change in the wind
has deflected the flames northward and
Oak Point City, as well as several can
neries on tho Columbia river which
wero threatened, are now out of
danger. Benson's logging camp,
the largest plant In this sec
tion, was totally destroyed by
firo Sunday night. Loss 840,000. Twen
ty hquare miles of heavy timber has
been consumed, entailing a loss of
nearly half a million dollars. The fire
Is now well back in tho forest and scv
srvA logging camps are threatened,
Settlers have removed their stock and
effects to places of safety, and so fnr
as known no lives hao been lost. The
country for miles around is covered
with a dense cloiid of bmoko and navi
gation on the Columbia is lcndeied
very hazardous.
Tut n Ilullct in Ills Ilrnln.
.PiTTBjjunou, Pa., Aug. HI. Malehior
Diobold, a shoemaker of 104 Herron
xvcuue, returned to his home Sunday
morning from Wheeling, where he lmd
been sinco August 11. Tho first thing
that met his eye was n sheriff's sale
notice, which had been posted on his
loor during his absence, and drawing
his revolver, ho shot himself through
tho head, dying in a few minut.J.
Fatal Hallway Collision.
Okanqe, Mass., Augj 31. A ueu spa
per train and a freight collided near
hero on the Fltchburg railroad about 5
o'clock Sunday morning and Engineer
Vm. Clements was instantly killed
and Fireman George Fowler received
injuries which will prove fatal. One
brakeman was also badly cut and
State or Siege In Manilla.
Madiud. Aug. 31. Advjced from Mal
ta says that tho separatist revolt in
tho Phlllipiho islands 'has beori re
newed and that a.s(ato, of siege has
been proplairiiefl inMnniUa.
Setled Tb.elr Differences,
London; Aug. 31. The Clj-de and
Belfast ship bulldfcrs Havo settled their
differences with th,elr employes by con
ceding the advance in wages demanded
tar the mt. ' t '
Visits the Tomb at Gen Orant on ItWcrsldo
New Yonit, Augnst 81. Tho most in
teresting part of tho programme Sun
day was the visit of the Chinese ambas
sador to the tomb of Gen. Grant, on
Riverside Drive. LI Hung Chang had
a great admiration for Gen. Grant, who
was onu of his heroes. At an early hour
In the forenoon a crowd began to gath
er In tho vicinity of the Waldorf
anxious to get a glimpse of the famous
Chinaman. Acting Inspector Harley,
with a force of 125 men stationed
around tho house, kept the people from
crowding around the hotel.
The hour set for Earl Li's visit to
Grant's tomb was 3 o'clock. Before
that time tho police stopped traffic and
nobody was admitted into Thirty-third
street. A dense mass of people lined
the sidewalks along Fifth avenue as
far a tho eye could see. There were
bluecoats stationed all along the
route which- was covered by the dis
tinguished visitor. This was: Fifth
avenue to Forty-ninth street, to the
Boulevard, to the riverside drive and
the tomb. Acting Police Inspector
Thompson was in command of 500 men
stationed around the tomb and along
the drive.
Col. Fred. Grant, accompanied by his
soh, Ulysses Grant, and by his brother,
, Ulysses Grant, of San Diego, Cal., ar
rived at tho aldorf at 2:20 o'clock.
Mrs. Grant, the widow of Gen. Grant,
who was staying at the Fifth Avenue
hotel, was driven to Col. Grant's house,
25 East Sixty-second street, whero LI
Hung Chang was to visit her aftpr tho
ceremony at tho tomb was over.
An immense wreath which tho am
bassador was to place on the tomb of
the dead general, was first carried
downstairs from the viceroy's apart
ments. This wreath, carefully guard
ed by a member of Li's suite, was
placed in a cab and taken to the tomb.
Li Hung Chang and party drove up
Riverside drive opposite the to mb at
4:15 o'clock. His appearance was a sig
nal for hearty cheering. There was a
6hort delay whilo one of the Chinese at
tendants hastened back to a rear car
riage to bring Li Hung Chang's se
dan chair. When it arrived he was
carried by four police from the rr.ad
to tho tomb. Ho carried an umbrella
In one hand and a gold-mounted cane
in tho other. On reaching tho top of
the flight of steps LI alighted. The
heavy iron door leading to the tomb
was then opened. Li, after taking in
one hand his floral wreath, entered the
zrypt and placed it on the iron casket.
Before doing so ho made a. profound
After remaining standing for 20 min
utes alongside of tho casket LI uttered
several words in Chinese and made a
profound bow. Stepping backward to
tho door he repeated the same words
to himself and made a second bow.
Then he withdrew. As ho seated him
self in the sedan chair tho crowd ut
tered a rousing cheer. This seemed to
please him greatly, for he gently
nodded his head.
The entire party then entered car
riages and wero driven to the residence
of Col. Grant, in East Sixty-second
street. There a crowd of 3,000 people
awaited him. LI declined tho use of
the sedan chair, and, leaning on the
arms of Gen. Iluger and Col. Grant, he
ascended tho flight of carpeted steps
and entered the drawing room, whero
the reception was held
To tllo Invading Hosts of Veterans at St.
Xaul Hecoptlon to Commander-in-Chief
St. Paul, Minn., Aug. 31. With 0
o'clock Monday morning St. Paul
opened her gates to the Invading hosts
of tho G. A. R., and tho inflow of vis
itors was immense. Between 0 and 8:30,
27 special trains landed at the Union
depot, bringing several thousand peo
ple. Commander-in-Chief Walker and
staff nrrlved on a special train at 7:30,
and was received at the depot by
all the city posts and a band and es
corted to the headquarters hotel. Ar
rangements are complete and ample
and in every detail are tho arriving
visitors looked after with care. Fife
and drum and martial musle fill the
air in every direction and it is now
estimated that by night there will bo
50,000 of the visitors on hand
aud placed In quarters. The
early arrivals are greatly pleased
with the appearance of tho city and
speak in praise of the preparations
made for the encampment. Tho ncom
modatlon committee has its hands full,
but with tv luigo forco of Information
cadets everybody is placed in their re
spective quarters without delay.
Camp Mason is filling up gradually,
and by morning will be occupied by 4,
000 veterans who are quartered thero
free of cost.
Tho event Monday was the recoption
which was tendered to Commandor-in-Chlef
Walker Monday evening by the
citizens of St. Paul at the Ryan. About
15 press representatives arrived on the
earlj trains.
urg Declines to Itun for Congress.
Cincinnati, Aug. 31. "I received a
letter from Paul faorg, Monday morn
ing," said Internal Revenue Collector
Dowllng to a reporter, "and ho abso
lutely refused to run for congress in
Third district. Ho highly appreciates
the honor bestowed upon him, but
writes that tho condition of his health
will not permit his accepting tho nomi
nation and making the canvass."
Shot Ills Daughter.
Columdia, Mo., Aug. 31. John nunt,
a teamster, fatally shot his daughter
Mary here, no also endeavored to kill
his wlfo, who ran from tho house and
fainted In tho garden, whero sho was
found a halt hour later, slightly
wounded. Hunt mounted a horse and
loft town. t Is supposed he is de
mented. The wlfJ lst unable to give
amr reason for her husband's crime.
V L,9t
Absolutely Pure.
A cream of tartar Baking Powder. Highest
or an iu leavening strength Latut Unilei
statu Government Food Report.
Royal Baking Powueh Co., loaWall St.,.?
Sro ana Interesting Happenings Within
Onr Borders.
Iloslinell Liberates a Dozen Ohio
Colhudus, O., Aug. 31. Gov. Bush
nell cut loose from all past precedent
Saturday, and broke the record of the
executive department in the matter
of Issuing pardons. He gave tickets
of leave to 12 prisoners at the
penitentiary, eight of whom go out
by absolute pardon and four by com
mutation of sentence. The fortunate
ones are Harry Nelson, Hamilton coun
ty, shooting to kill; William Spltzler,
Wayne county, assault to rob and rob
bery; Trauk Snetlbuker, Fulton county,
burglary and larceny; William Mc
Naughton, five months in the Hamilton
county jail, seduction; Chas. Hankins,
Scioto county, receiving stolen prop
erty; Joseph Pfaff, Hocking county,
I"or tho Preacher Comic ted by Coachman
George Jackson.
Cut.uMnrs, 0.x Aug. 31. Rev. J. U.
Payne, pastor of the Mt. Zlon A. M. E.
church, Walnut Hills, Cincinnati, was
here Monday preparing the ca.se of
Rev. Joshua Barbee, formerly pastor
of that church, and now a prisoner.
The prison managers at their meeting
Tuesday will hear the case. Payne Is
enthusiastic. Ho says that he has
not the slightest idea that Bai-bce is
Barbee was accused by George Jack
son, the colored coachman who figured
so prominently in the Pearl Bryan
case, of having robbed him in Eden
park a few years ago. It was his testi
mony In the case that caused Barbco's
I'rof. Colo Drownid nad Ills Companion
Narrowly Escapes n Slmllnr Fate.
Toledo, O., Aug. 31. Prof. E. D.
Cole, of Ann Harbor, Mich., an aero
naut, was drowned in the bay off
Presque Isle Sunday afternoon, and his
companion, Josle Carmo, narrowly es
caped a similar fate.
They made an ascension Sunday aft
ernoon and vero to drop with para
chutes,. The high wind carried tho
balloon off shore and in a short time
Cole and his companion found them
selves struggling in tho water. Miss
Carmo'a life preserver held her up until
ossistinee came, but Cole's got away
from him, and, being unablo to swim,
he quickly sank. His body was recov
ered. Implexnont Dealers Fall.
Coi.usnsus, O., Aug. 31. Long &
Bishop, extensive agricultural imple
ment dealers at Canal Winchester, this
county, havo assigned. The assets aro
$00,000 and liabilities not exactly
known, but supposed to be nbout equal
that sura. Tho firm attributes its fail
ure to the depreciation in the value of
farm lands, having invested heavily in
that class of property.
Spiritualists at Ashley.
Delaware, O., Aug. :il. The Na
tional Association of Spiritualists is in
camp at Ashloy, on its own grounds,
called Wooley Park. O. P. Kallogg, of
Trumbull county; Mr. and Mrs. Moses
Hull, of Chicago, and Mrs, Myrtle
Davis aro the present principal speak
ers. The meetings are well attended,
and will continue until September 13.
P, S. Come in during tho
Arrival and Departuro of Trains,
n. & o. s.w.
Dkpaui 6:oo a. m., 10:40 a. m :oo en :H
p. m., 7:00 p.m., 11 :2J p.m.
Amu ve 8:05 a. m 8:10 a. m,, 11:19, p. m.,4iM
p. m., 6:o, p. m., 8:55 p. m.
T. & O. C. Ex.
Leave 2.10 p.m. .9:00, 4:C0 m
AiuirvB ,.:!, 11:15 pm. 7:80 a. m
C. &. M.
Leave 6:25a.m. l:llp,
AJwrvx 11:15 a. m., 7:05 p. a
Z. &o.
Lkavb 6:20 a.m., 1:40 p. u
ABRivB 10:40 a.m., 6:55 p. m
O. R. It. R. (Eastern Time )
Sooth :31a.m.; 3 03. 7:33 p. m
North 12'82,8;50a.m.; 7:27 p. m
Of the German Gunboat Itlls OH the Coast
of Shan-Ton.
San Francisco, Aug. 31. Tho steam
er Rio Janeiro, which arrived from
Yokohama Saturday, brought Mil par
ticulars of the wreck of the Gorman
gunboat Itlls off the coast of Shan
Tung on July 23. Tho Rio was also
caught in tho same storm which sent
the Itlis to the bottom and sho was
obliged to heave to for 22 hours.
Only 11 of tho crew of tho
Itlls reached land In safety. The ox
act number lost is unknown, but tho
following officers aro among thoso who
perished: Commander Draunn, Licuta.
Holbach, Fraunstadt, Prasse, Soigron
and Hildobrandt; Xtvlgator Ihlobacb,
Engineer Hill and the paymaster. Tha
gunboat was driven hard on a broken
ledge of rocks and went to pieces in a
few minutes. Tho survivors floated
ashore on wreckage.
LOSS $125,000.
The Coal Uxchango Dnlldlne; at Ecrantoo,
1'a., Gntted by Fire.
ScrantoN', Pa., Aug. 31. Tho great
coal exchango building on Wyoming
avenue, which was erected in 18SS at a
cost of 8150,000, was gutted by flames
Sunday morning. Every one of the 80
tenants sustained more or less dam
age, the aggregate of which Is esti
mated at 8125,000, nearly all of which
Is covered by insurance. The school of
mines occupied 30 rooms on tho third,
and fourth floors, and all these apart
ments were drenched and valuable pa
pers and books rained. Their loss is
20,000. The damage to the building la
about SV-0,000.
The Seal Fisheries.
Seattle, Wash., Aug. 31. Advices
were received Sunday night from the
I government commission appointed to
investigate tho seal fisheries in north
ern waters. Dr. David Starr Jordan,
who is at the head of the American
commission states that herds have
diminished to an insignificant fraction
of their former proportions. The
North American Commercial Co. will
be unable to secure more than 15,000
skins from the herds on the PribylofT
islands this season.
Tho Jones-Van Ilcest Fight.
Toledo, O., Aug. 31. John L. Jones,
of Hartford City. Ind., and Johnny
Van Heest, of St. Paul, fought six
rounds to a draw for a purse of 100. at
a point near the Michigan stato line
early Sunday morning. Jones had tho
best of it despite the decision.
Corner Stone Laid.
Chicago Junction, O., Aug. 31.
Three thousand people witnessed the
laying of the corner stone for the new
9,000 Catholic church at this place
Sunday afternoon. Excursions brought
in largo delegations from Tiffin, San
dusky and Mansfield.
Stub In the Hack.
Wcst Union, O., Aug. 31. In a free
for all fight James Suttcrfield received
an ugly stab in the back, and Joe Uicly
and Sam Stephens were each beaten
with beer bottles and soveiely injured.
Suttei field Is in a dangerous condition.
Biely is in jail.
Shot by nn Itallnu.
Ashtahula, O., Aug. St. Joe Mor
rell, a gang boss on the dock and
leader of 200 Italians here, was shot
down from behind on the street here.
An Italian with whom ho had trouble
is missing. Morrell can not, live.
Colored Clubs Couentlon.
Columiius, O., Aug. 31. The colored
republican clubs of Franklin county
are holding a convention here Monday
to form a central organization. There
is some talk of a state league.
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