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I'ottage tUnipi of 1 ki,J H-nt dpnoiii;niti,,in will b received Iniumi f In than fl, rrovMe I Ujt are lent tn each Lip k to on wilt thm sticking brother. All rfiiutiaiirf-dnid biumta kiiiiiijuiiioHoiiI huuld be (flit to TRAVIS BROS. Publishers, 'flirt Consul Bureau has pacd out of existence, aa.l what there is left of it becomes inertly a section of In terior Department. It will soon bo timo to organizo another, adds tlio Now Orleans Picayune. The labyrinths at Crete and Lennos would not bo in it with tho new City Hall at San Francisco. Mayor Sutro has lately been impressed by tho num ber of persons who get into tho hall and find it difficult to get out again. Ha has instructed tho architects to prepare diagrams of .each floor, with explanatory notes and an index.wkicb. will bo issued in pamphlet form and Bold at a nominal bum. Tho failure of tho first effort to launch the steamship St. Paul, at Phil adelphia, recalls to the New York Tri bune a similar incident in the caso of the American war vessel Trenton, which ship was lost in tho Samoaa hurricane in 13SJ. She was built at the New York Navy Yard in 1873, and tho firt,t attempt to launch her was on De cember GO of that year. The construc tion officers and workmen worked hard for two hours, the length of time that was spent on tho St. Taul, but the ship could not be got in to the water. Then the efforts were abandoned until New Year's Day, and she was success fully floated. This experience was sufficient to txcito tho superstitious fenrs of tailor.?, and tho subsequent disaster doubtless provoked many au 4,Itoki you i;o." The Agricultural, Department has recently published a tabular state ment which it calls "an attampt to show the world's wheat production for tho years 1S01 to 1831." Tho totals indicate a -steadily increasing supply, from 2,309,710,000 bushels in 1891 to 2,590,121,009 in 1891. Unfortunately, however, states the New York Times, tho estimates of the crops in this country aro those which were long ago rejected. Everybody knows that for tho lasi four years our wheat crops have been very much underestimated by the department. The actual ex cess over tho department's figures for the two crops for 1891 and 1892 was about 100,000,000 bushels. The crop of 1893 was larger by at least 50,000, 000 bushels' than tho quantity which the department reported. By almost universal consent the official report for the last year's crop is at least 10, 000,000 short of the actual yield. If the department's figures for this country be corrected, however, in ac cordance with the estimates now gen erally received, tli9 increase of the world's crop will still demand atten tion, the total growing from 2,133, 000,000 bushels in 1891 to 2,613,000, 000 in 1891, and this increase has had somo effect upon prices. The growth of the supply in South America and Russia especially calls for considera tion: South America. ' Russia. 1801.. 4S,805.000 163,816,000 18U2 57,292,000 241,579,000 1893 81,453,000 820,734,000 1831 ..... 101,000,003 306,000,000 The natural effect of such increases in exporting countries on prices can easily be seen. It may be noted, also, that Russia has this year an export surplus of 192,000,000 bushels of rye, as against 70,000,000 a year ago, and whet rye is plentiful and cheap in Europe, ns it is now, the consumption of wheat there is affected by the use of .his other cereal. Asim:i!N,viToi:M ADOI'li:!) II Y A CONVENTION OF democrats in Chicago. .itrs Selected fo tlm S i r i it 1 I Monetary C 'oiivcutl ,u. Dt -legates to the Cook county, III., detuocratij convention, called for thtj purpose of selecting 3.V delegates to tlm Springfield monetary ' convention In no 5th. assembled in Chicago Satur- dy muming. After organization and speech-making, a platform declaring in favor of the freo ntid unlimited coinage of sil ver at lt to 1 and against an inter national agreement wan then adopted, with but few votes recorded against it. A 10 to 1 Platform. Tho platform adopted wan as follows; "The democrat io party in its nation al convention and tho democracy of Illinois have uniformly declare 1 in fa vor of tho use of both gold and silver an tho standard money of tho country. Silver and gold have constituted the money of tho democratic- party, tho money of tho American people and tho money of the whole ccmturrciul world. It was by the use of both that tho world progressed and that our people prospered. As long as tho mints of tho world, or even one great nation, wero opened tho freecoinugo of both metals silver and gold, in obedience to a na tural law, maintained a substantial parity. That law is that the privilege of coining either metal into debt-paying money, makes ademand for which ever metal tends to bo tho cheaper, Phis natural demand decreases tho value of the greater metal and thus an automatic and natural stability is ob tained. It is tho history of centuries, and this natural law maintained tho parity of gold and silver at substanti ally their coinage- ratio, even when tho ratio of their production fluctuated vi olently. 'When tho world's production of gold was threo times that of silver and when against it was only one-third of silver, still the bullion value of tho metals under free coinage was rela tively the same. '"Not until silver was denied freo coinngo at tho mints did its value and that of gold begin to diverge, and we maintain that tho apparent deprecia tion of silver is really, to a great ex tent, the appreciation of gold. Gold bus become dearer because the im menso added demand for gold conse queut upon the demonetization of sit ver nas made it dearer, lias is evi denced by the increased tmrchasimr power of gold, and tho general declino oi mo rrices ot commoaiues sinco j t i . . . . 1S73. Ihero never has been and is not now enongii gold in the world to do tho business of the world. The total amount in existence is less thnn four billion dollars, and amounts to only about $2.50 per capita for the popula tion of tho world. 'To make any single metal the standard of value is to choose a stand ard which must fluctuate in obedience to tho laws of supply aud demand. Go!d monometallism and silver mono metallism are,, therefore, both unsound systems; but gold monometallism is fraught with peculiar dangers because its burdens fall on those who are least able to endure them. Bimetallism furnishes a standard more stable than any other, beeauso each of the two metals automatically prevents or counteracts the undue appreciation of the other. 1 he gold standard is dis honest and oppressive because gold tends steadily upward and makes tho debtor pay more than he owes. Upon the republican party rests tho respon sibility of the closing of our minta to silver and tho practical supremacy of gold monometallism, and we adjure its members in the name of patriotism and humanity to forsake their false guides, aud to join with us in prompt and thoroughgoing measures to cor rect the evil which they have brought into existence, and to return to the double standard approved by Alexan der Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson. "There are other abuses of the cur rency system which must also be re moved until wo stand upon the firm foundation of tho precious metals as the basis of our money system every dollar of equal intrinsic worth, and no money founded upon mere prom ises to pay, not backed by gold and silver. "We deny the statement of our ad versaries that we favor repudiation of 50 -cent dollars and insist that the op eration of the natural law of supply and demand the gold and silver dol lars, when freely coined at the ratio oi lb to l, will adjust themselves at a practical equality, just as they did be fore 1873. There is not and never has been in tho United States a fifty-cent silver dollar, and the only reason that tho bullion in a silver dollar can be said to be worth 50 cents is because that bull ion has been excluded from the mints and is unfairly compared with appre ciated gold. "We are not opposed to an interna tional agreement. We invite such ac tion, but we aro opposed to waiting one day or one hour for foreign aid. International conferences have, here , tofore, been a failure, whether well ' intended or conceived in the interest of delay. Vn believe that this nation can and should lepinlato for it people. "Therefore, bn it resolved by tlm democracy of Cook county, That wo demand tlm immediato ri storatioii of tlm fieo and unlimited coinagn of sil ver at tho ruto of 1(5 to 1, as it existed prior to 17:1, without waiting for tho aid or coimeiit of any other nation, nich gold and silfi-r coin to be tho gal tender for all debt, public and private." Out of 729 delegates present, thero wero only tweuty-threo ho voted a-iiiiht tho reaolutioii. Threo hun dred and fifty-three delegates to the Springfield convention were chosen. ADDICKSS TO MINKKS. Wpftardlnir, tlio Sii;iihIoii of Work Until Demands Are Granted. The executive committee of tho Ohio Miners' Association ha insuod tho fol lowing address to tho miners of Ohio, hieh virtually continues tho suspen sion of work inaugurated May 1st as a strike for the wage scale demanded by tho miners convention last week : "We, your executive board, desire to say a few words regarding tho decision of tho delegates who represented you. At the lato special convention with four days' continual session and a meeting jointly with the operators of Ohio three times, it was impossible to inako a scale for milling, even at lust year's prices. Tho operators were de termined for low wages, but the dele gates could not get further and adopted the following resolution: " 'Resolved, That no work bo done in or around tho mines until a settle ment is made, except pumping and bailing water.' "This your executive board will en deavor to carry out in every particular, and in order to bo successful in secur ing tho rate of wages demanded viz: 00 cents a ton for pick and 30 cente for machine mining and drilling muf havo tho entire support and co-operation of e very member of our organiza tion. Wo respectfully request that every man do his duty lawfully, and by so doing we will secure conditions which will gain for us an opportunity to make living wages." Tho following resolution was adop ted : "But any and all matters relating to price be referred to locals before settlement. This will bo done. No prico will be agreed to without the consent of the locals. It may be that somo operators will offer their men the price demanded. We hope and expect that no miners will go to work till all havo secured prices and all go to work together. Let us keep our ranks solid." MKMrillS SILVKI1 CONVENTION'. The Central lilinetallle League Per fect an Organization. The Central Binietallio League of Tennessee was perfected at Memphis Thursday afternoon aud a movement set on foot to call a free silver conven tion to meet in Memphis on Juno 11th and 12th. An address has been prepared that will be circulated throughout the southern, western and Pacifio coast states, from which it is desired that delegates shall come. In the preamble to the resolution fixing the date and call for the conference, tho bimetallists Bay: "The enemies of silver have made extensive arrangements for a conven tion to assemble in this city on the 23d instant, under tho delusive and mis leading pretense to protoct and uphold what they are pleased to determine sound money. To meet and counter act as far as possible tho effect of this movement, it has been determined in a publio meeting of the advocates of silver at Memphis, to call a conven tion of representatives from all the states of the Mississippi valley, the west and the Pacifio coast, to formulate and give direction to the overwhelm ing sentiment which is now declaring for free silver at the ratio of 16 to 1." All senators and 'congressmen from these states will be invited In addi- iion to the calling of the convention tho bimetallists have decided to have ex-Congressman Bryan, of Nebraska, to speak in Memphis on May 21th, the day following the sound money con vention. He will speak at Jackson the preceding evening. The silver ad vocates hope that his speech will haye the effect of counteracting the influ ence of the sound money convention locally. DISTILLERS WILL CLOSE The Whiskey Trust Making Prepar tions to Shut Down. A Peoria, 111., dispatch says: Gen eral jvioiNulta haB met with no oppo sition in gaining access to or using bonded warehouses, and the commis sioner of internal revenue has ruled that the regulation requring tho con sent of securities on former bonds for such purposes in change of ownership does not apply to him. The commis sioner holds that the receivership is not a change of owners. Cattle is now being shipped out of distillery barns, and there were on hand Thursday at the three houses of the distilling and cattle feeding company in Peoria 5,302 head. There is the best of authority for saying that all the cattle will be shipped out by June 1st and that the distilleries wiU be shut down. TlIK I.NCOMK TAX. HKAitorMF.N r ni:;i'N iiefokic A 1 t'l.L ItKNCII. Juitk'9 Jarkioa rrmrnl 1 li Whole Quentlon Thrown Open. There was a full bench in thn an premo court of tho United States Mon day for tho first timo since Justico Jackson left for tho south lant fall. Juntico Jackson appeared with tho other members of tho court as tho clock sounded tho hour of noon, and took Lis seat at the extreme right of the chief justice. Beyond tho fact that ho looked somewhat pale and coughed occasionally, ho did not show any signs of tho long illness which has caused his enforced absenco from the court for the past six months. Tho occasion for tho nppcaranco of the full bench aud of tho largo audi ence, was tho order of tho ?ourt for a rehearsing in the iueomo tax cases. This hearing was, however, necessarily postponed while tho court announced opinions in several other cases. These and other preliminaries having been disposed of, Mr. W. I). Guthrie, ono of the attorneys for the appellants, Messrs. Hyde aud Pollock in the in come tax cases w as recognized by the court to begin his argument for a re consideration of theso cases at 12:30. The Entire Question lieopitued. Before Mr. Guthrie began, tho chief justice, after calling tho case, stated that in response to suggestions of tho attorney general, which tho court in terpreted as virtually a motion for a rehearing, tho court had decided to permit counsel to go into all tho ques tions involved. He said tho rehearing had been dependent upon tho presence of Justice Jackson, which had now been happily realized. Tho court had found it necessary to limit tho argu ment to two counsel on each side, but it was for counsel to say what timo they would require. Thereupon Mr. Choate and Attorney General Olney, after consultation, announced that fivo hours on each side would bo sufficient and this time was granted. Mr. Guth rie then began argument in tho eases. BUSINESS OUTLOOK. I inid street's Review of Trade for the Past Week. Bradstreet's trade review for the past week says : "The mauifest improvement in man lines of general trade has resulted in an increase in tho volume of business, notwithstanding the impending idle ness of 9,000 Rhode Island worsted mill operatives and many in other in dustrial lines. Industrial unrest now takes tho form of striking for higher wages. This week about 50,000 indus trial employes have struck, and tho tendency docs not seem to bo checked. About 3,000 pleople are reported to havo obtained higher wages without striking. "April bank clearings reflect im provement in demand for staples and enlarged speculation in stocks and bonds, wheat, petroleum and cotton in a monthly aggregate which is, with two exceptions, the largest reported since June, 1803. Total April clear ings at sixty-one cities are $1,323,322, 000, a gain over 1891 of 11 per cent, and over March this year of 5.5 per cent. Tho increase over February is 25 per cent. Three-fourths of all tho cities reporting show increases over April, 1801, special improvement be ing noted in tho eastern and middle states and in the south and southwest. The far western group alone shows a decrease. "Nashville aud Galveston report some little improvement in the vol ume of business, but they prove the exceptions among southern cities. Ag ricultural conditions in Tennessee are said to be favorable. In Texas the coast country still needs rain. At Chattanooga and Augusta the week's business has been of somewhat smaller volume, although at the former some of the manufacturing industries are better employed than one year ago Thero is only a fair business in cotton goods, and prices remain firm. Iio gain is looked for until the demand for all supplies becomes general." DOCTOR KEELEY'S SECRET. He Must Make Known the Ingredients of His Gold Cure. JHidge Myers, of, the federal conrt, at Leavenworth, Ivas., in granting the petition of W. P. Johnson, of -Topeka, who 8ued Dr. Leslie E. Keeley" for $100,000 damages, rules that Dr. Kee ley must make known tho iugredionts of his tuohloride of gold compound. The court holds that tho compound is not a proprietary right, nor a trade se cret, being also unprotected by a pat ent, and has been in use more than two years; in fact, that there is noth ing to prevent Dr. Keeley testifying. Johnson alleges that he was made a physical wreok by the gold treatment, r-apers have been filed In the United States Court of tho Western District of Wisconsin, by the attorneys for the Sterling Remedy Company, of Chicago and New York, in a suit for estoppal aad iamages against an imitation ot No-to-bac, the tobacco habit cure. The action is brought ajrainst a con cern called the Eureka Chemical Company, of La Crosse, Wis. KNCOrUAOINO IMMKillATION. Weitrn Hullroad Men Looking After th Hut liu.trd Movement, At a well attended meeting in Chi cago of the passenger officials of tlm South-bound lines it Was dttiriiiined to tako aetivit steps toward encourag ing tho immigration which i now set ting in from tho north to tho south. The meeting wa unanimous in favor ing anything which would bring tho north and smith into cIom r relations, and a committeo of which General iWetigcr Agent Stone, of tho Chicago and Pastern Illinois, is chairman, was appointed to outline a plan of action. Hpcakiiig of the matter ft railroad man said : "There is absolutely no w ay in which the immigration desired can bo made productive to southern lines until they change tho present freight rates to tho south. There is and will bo considerable immigration, but tho money made on the transportation will bo insignificant unless tho roads after ward carry them supplies and bring back tho products of their labor. As rates now aro the immigrants aro no sooner in tho south than they are com pelled by an inequitable system of freight rates to do all their trading with New York and tho east." SYMPATHIZING WITH CUBA. The New York Oenerul AsspmMy Pass Resolutions to that Effect. Tho following resolution was intro duced in tho New York general assem bly Thuriiday and was adopted: "Whereas, Tho Cubans are engaged in a struggle to throw off the yoke of Spain and establish their national in dependence; and, where-, it is feared iuat Hj anish soldiers may repeat the barbarous atrocities which character ized the war of 1808, "Besolved, By tho seuabj and as sembly of tho state of New York that wo extend to the patriots of Cuba our sincere sympathy in their light for liberty, and "hesolved, That we respectfully but urgently request tho president of tho United btates to tako proper steps to insure to tho citizens and the soldiers of Cuba tho rights of bellicrerents under the rules of modern warfare: and, "Besolved, That a copy of theso resolutions, duly attested, be forwarded to tho president of the tinted States and to tho secretary of tho department of state." SHOT THE ENGINEER. Fatal Result of an Attempted Hold- Up In Illinois. A St. Louis and Chicago train was held np by threo robbers half a mile north of Carlinville, 111., Wednesday night. Threo men boarded the loco motivo and ordered the engineer, Prank Holmes, to hold up his hands. Ho refused aud was shot and instantly killed. Three shots wero fired. All three robbers wero caught and jailed at Carlinville. The one who shot Holmes was captured by a mail clerk as ho was getting off the cab. No one else was hurt. Tho fireman escaped injury and ran tho train back to Car linville. It is not known whether rob bery was intended or not. Engineer Hohncp, when going south the day be fore from Carlinville, compelled some tramps to get off tho train and it is thought some of these men aro his murderers. Officials of the Alton road deny emphatically that thero was any attempt to hold np tho train at Carlin ville. The shooting, they say, was done by tramps. CORINTO EVACUATED. ' Nicaragua Will Pay the Cash Indemn ity Dejn.wided. According to advices received at Washington the evacuation of Corinto by the British fleet was quietly ac complished Sunday and the port was restored to the Nicaraguan authori ties. Shortly after midnight Saturday Minister Guzman received a cable message stating that all the prelimina ries had been satisfactorily arranged with tho British admiral, through the intermcdiatk-n of Senor Fiallos, of Honduras. In this manner Nicaragua was spared any appearance of humilia tion and friction was avoided on both sides. Nicaragua will pay the in demnity in London within the two weeks stipulated and the remaining terms of the ultimatum will be satis factorily arranged. f RLIXT PLEADED GUILTY And is Sentenced to the Penitentiary for Life. A Minneapolis special says: Clans Blixt, who is awaiting trial for the murder of Catherine Ging, pleaded guilty before Judge Tond Saturday morning, changing his plea of not guilty. But a ehort time was taken for the proceeding, as Blixt had evinced his desire to change his plea and his willingness to do bo before May 11th, the date regularly set for his trial. Blixt was then sentenced to imprisonment for life. Durant Held for Trial. At San Francisco Thursday morn ing Judge Conlan held Theodore Du rant to answer before the superior court without bail for the murder of Minnie Williams.