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New Ulm Review.
BRANDT & WEDDENDORF, Publishers.
NEW ULM, MINNESOTA.
A gentleman writing to the Boston
Journal from Florida says: "The ab
surd stories in,circulation as to the
falling oS of winter travel to Florida
are" entirely without foundation. As
a matter of fact, there never were as
many strangers in Florida on any
p'4, ,14th of January as now."
The statement of production of
precious metals in the principal min
ing territory of the country as com
piled by Wells, Fareo & Co., shows a
large increase in both gold and silver
over last year. The silver output
was $52,136,851, the largest on rec
ord, while the amount of gold mined
was $29,561,424, a greater sum than
has been produced since 1881.
Boston has taken a great liking to
Parson Sam Jones, in spite of his un
couth grammar and delivery. His
sermons are reported in full and are
read with avidity by the masses, which
have become tired of too much cul
ture. It is a relief to them to hear a
"spade called a spade," and notageseenrlocale
something they know nothing about.
Gov. Martin, of Kansas, sounds a
timely and forcible warning to the
people of that state against the dan
ger of improvident bond-voting in aid
of railroads. They have already bur
dened themselves in that way to thg
extent of over $30,000,000, he points
out, and if they go much further their
taxes will become a perpetual, if not
fatal, menace to their prosperity.
The annual report of the New York
State Board of Charities presents
some formidable statistics. The val
ue of the property devoted to charit
able purposes on October 1, 1886,
was $52,128,192, of which $34,453,-
447 was represented by incorporated
benevolent associations. The total
receipts for the year were $13,362,-
659 total expenditures, $12,027,990.
The number of persons in these insti
tutions on the date named was 63,335,
of which number 13,538 was insane
The number of insane persons in tho
various institutions of the State fronj
October 1, 1880, to and including
1886, has increased 4,001, an annua!
average of 666.
A trade journal, known as thfelection.
"National Car and Locomotive Build,
er," has returns and estimates show
ing the construction of about 1,803
locomotive engines in 1886. The
Baldwin Locomotive Work in Phila
delphia have been turning out froni
twelve to thirteen engines a week foi
eome time, and during the year 188()
built 550, not far from a third of thf
whole number, as above given. Th
railways in the United States use al
present about 28,000 locomotives,
and it is estimated that 1,000 a yeai
would be required to replace tho1^
worn out in the service. It is furthei
estimated that the new roads built
last year required seven hundred loco
Henry B. Stanton, who died re
cently, was the husband of Elizabetli
Cady Stanton, who is now in Pari''.
A few weeks ago, Mr. Stanton said ir
regard to his wife, one of the foremost
woman's rights women: "My wife I
convinced that her sex don't want tc
vote, and she is done with the agita
tion. Women don't suffer evenincon
venience from the lack of the ballot
they don't desire it to any appveciabh
^extent and nobody on earth is .realty
opposed to their having it if they wist
to. The suffrage agitators are bang
ing away at something that offers nc
resistance whatever. If one in everj
10, yes, every 100, of the women
'would petition congress for the ballo)
they would get it at once."
Senator Dawes of
was re-elected to the
1 Wll\ can members of the
|S|^ largely in the majoiity. but they \vr
^f*^ divided on choice of candidates. Mr
Sjif^Dawes had more Republican vote-i
^.Jthan any other aspirant, but not
||l enough to elect him, the remainder he
lping given to ex-Govs. Long and Robin
|4yson. The Democratic nominee wa
^Congressman Collins. In the oinl
^'convention on the first ballot Dawe
*had 76, Long 53, Robinson 53 and
.Collins 92 votes, with five scattering
ov absent. On the second ballot tin
Democrats broke from their side, anc
81 of them voted for Dawes. Eight
Republicans left Long and seventeec
left Robinson for Dawes, the vot
standing at the close: Dawes 1*81
jLong25, Robinson 58, Collins 11
Dawes was really elected by Demo
cratic votes in addition to those of.
GENERAL NEWS NOTES.
Death of Gen. C. P. Stone.
Jiis original supporters, for the acces
Bions of Other Republicans were nol ranged to take placejBome time during the
sufficient to secure a majority
Gen. Charles P. Stone, the American gen
eral who, in recent years rendered conspic
uous services in the Egyptian army, is
In 1861 he was appointed by the United
States government to organize the Dis
trict o! Columbia militia, and on May 1 7
of the same year was made brigadier gen
feral of volunteers. Before this he had
been made a eolonel in the regular army.
Gen. Stone served in the Shenandoah cam
paign, and in July 1861, received an inde
1enden command. In February, 1862,
le was placed in confinement in Port La
fayette, in New York harbor, but he was
released in August, not only without a
charge preferred against him, but without
any explanation of the cause of his arrest.
In 1863 he was ordered to duty in the De
partment of the Gulf. He served on thewith
staff of Gen. Banks from 1863 to April
1864. Soon after he was mustered out of
service, but in August he was given com
mand of a brigade in the array of the Po
tomac. In 1870 he entered the service of
the khedive and there distinguished him
Belf for his gallantry and efficieacy. Gen.
Stone superintended the erection of the pe
destal of the Bartholdi statue in
Blaine on Irish Affairs.
In a letter to Patrick Ford, chairman of
the Michael Davitt demonstration, Mr.
Blaine, acknowledging and declining an in
vitation to be present, says:
He [Davitt] can carry with hin the as
surance and evidence that the great mass
of the American citizens sympathize with
the Irishmen in their struggle to
be relieved from the poverty
which opprosses them, and in their efforts
to th protection and the advan
of government with strict ob
servance of every national obligation.
The American friends in sympathy with
Ireland speak only for the sacred rights of
justice and humanity. We desire Mr.
Davitt to interpret this sentiment to that
most illustiious statesman of England
our greeting and our blessing. We pray
God that Mr. Gladstone's life may be
spared till his career shall have been
crowned with the noblest achievement of
The engagement is announced of Miss
Maud Howe, daughter of Mrs. Julia Ward
Howe, to Mr. John Eliot.anEnglish artist,
whom Miss Howe first met in Rome.
The pastor of a Lutheran church at Osh
kosh, suspended several Knights of Labor
because they refuse to withdraw from the
Mr. Gilfillan and Senator McMillan have
secured an amendment by the senate com
mittee on appropriations to the sundry
civil bill appropriating $167,000 for the
Minneapolis public building instoad of
$75,000 as provided by the bill as it came
from the house. This is the full amount
not heretofore appropriated of the $500,-
000, tho full limit of the cost of the build
ing, and will insme the full completion of
the building within the fiscal year ending
The Gov. of Indiana issued a proclama
tion quarantining against cattle from the
entire state of Illinois.
Gen. Fitzhugh Lee, governor of Virginia,
and party, were greatly lionized in St.son,
Janitor Titus, of tho Collegiate institute
at Belvidere, N. J., has been sentenced to
be hanged April 14 for the murder of a
servant girl in the institute.
The Democratic caucus of Tennessee
nominated Bate, who has just retired from
the gubernatorial chair. This insures his
Mr. Lyman of Iowa has introduced a
bill providing for the purchase of addition
al ground for the new public building now
in couise of construction at Council Bluffs.
It is proposed to purchase the thirty-foot
lot next to tho building site and extending
it along Broadway to an alley. The price
to be paid is not to exceed $6,000.
The naval bill of Mr. Thomas of Illinois
is in effect as follows. I authorizes the
construction of two steel cruisers of about
four thousand tons displacement of the
type of "Cruiser No. 3," atacost.exclusive
of armament, of not moro than $520,000
each, and six steel torpedo boats having a
maximum speed of not less than twenty
four knots per hour to cost, exclusive of
armament, $100,000 each.
The French have evacuated Tamatave,
All the loading Canadian papers, irrespec
tive of party, agree that Canada's posi
tion is impregnable on tho fishery question,
and urge the dominion government to up
hold Canada's rights at all haards. A
tho samo time the hopo is expressed that
the United States government will not
take the course which recent legislation in
dicates until every means of coming to a
fair and friendly bettlement is exhausted.
At Dallas, Texas, fire was discovered in
the wholesale grocery house of T. L. Mar
shall & Co one of the largest houses in
the Southwest. Theflamesspread rapidly
to the adjoining business blocks, entirely
consuming three of the finest buildings in
the city. The total loss on buildings and
stock will aggrgate $400,000.
Capt. Cloudman, master of the yacht
Outing, sent by the magazine of that name
on Nov. 18 from Boston on a tour around
the world, tells the story of the wreck of
his vessel off Jupiter's inlet, Florida.
Stockbridge, the New Michigan senator,
spent $100,000 on his Kalamazoo resi
JohnW. Mackay, of the Postal Telegraph
company, has purchased the Bay Coast
Tolegraph line bolongingto the South Pacif
ic Const Railroad company, which runs
from San Francisco to Santa Cruz.
A Jasper county Iowa farmer was
brought to Des Moines and lodged in jail
by a United States revenue officer for mak
ing butter with lard and cream. On a
hearing before the commissioner he was
dischaiged on the ground that lard and
butter were not so mixed as to form a
compound, the samples being lerd coated
Notice has been posted in most of the
boot and hoc factories at Worcester and
in Spencer, Mass., that these factories will
be open to only such operatives as will
agree to deal individually with the firm
employing them. I is understood that
tho manufacturers are determined to free
themselves from dictations by the Knights
Post offices discontinuedDakota: Har
ney, Pennington county. Name changed
Minnesota: Crow Lake, Steam county, to
Belgrade. Site changedDakota: Millard,
Faulk county. Postmasters commission-
edDakota: Antelope, T. C. Calahan
Mountain, M. Stephanson Richardson, J.
J. Dofranee Taylor, L. L. Lewis. Minne
sota: Kimbrae, I. S. Swan Rushford, H.
C. Hill. Wisconsin: Richwood, Katie E.
Solon South Farmington, M. J. Lynch.
The president will appoint the railroad
commission at once. f-0'
The Emperor William has expressed
wish to meet Queen Victoria during his
ninetieth and her jubilee yeir. The aged
monarch entertains the belief that such a
meeting would have a favorable effect in
strengthening the peape ol Europe. I is
expected that the conference will be ar-
1 8 Brussel or some con
Wis., and Albert L. Ward of Fairmont,'
Minn., have been cpnfirmed.
Corrected returns in the Eighth Wisconsu
congressional district give Haugen 772 plu
The Indians at Assiniboine have signed
the treaty, and every thing is settled tc
the perfect satisfaction o! all concerned.
The report of Territorial Auditor Wool
man of Montana shows: Assessments,
$55,000,000 thenetincrease in assessments
over 1885 was $3,229,335.13, or which
this county contributes nearly one-third
her increase being $1,061,835. Three
million pounds of wool were clipped bul
lion production, eighteen millions.
The president nominated William Reed
Lewis of Pennsylvania to be consul at
Tangier, and Thomas B. Connery of New
York to be secretary of the legation tc
The secretary of war sent to the house,
an endorsement noting his disapprov
al, a petition by enlisted men asking that
the act authorizing a retired list for pri
vates and non-commissioned officers be
amended so as to reduce the period of ser
vice to 25 years.
Senator elect Quay of Pennsylvania at
tended the same college with Blaine.
Michtel Davitt and his bride sailed at
York for Liverpool, on the steamer
S. V. White, the five-millionaire New York
operator, was once a reporter for a St.
Some damage is reported from the break
ing up of rivers eastward.
About two hundred cases of giant pow
der exploded while in transit over the Mis
souri Pacific road, half a mile west of Fort
Scott. The train consisted ol twenty
three freight cars, and fifteen of them were
completely demolished, and the magazine
car was blown to atoms.
Gen. Pleasanton was in 105 battles, but
never received a wound.
Senator Beck's bill to amend the oleo
margarine act reduces the annual tax on
wholesale dealers in oleomargarine Irom
$480 $100 and the license tax on retail
dealers from $48 to $12 per annum. The
license tax on manufacturers of oleomar
garine is left unchanged.
Postoflice established: Iowa- Nyman,
Page county. Office discontinuedMin
Union Lake, Rice county. Post
masters commissionedDakota: Glad
stone, W. Bates. Iowa: Oleo, W.
Davis. Minnesota: Big Lake, J. C. Parks.
Wisconsin* Arthur, J. W. Nicholas Hol
land, J. Quillinan Hyers Corners, W. H.
Hoyt. Fourth-class postmasters ap-
pointedMinnesota: Kimball, E Peck
Moundview, J. W. Yzokowski. Iowa:
Auburn, N. Buchre. Montana- Williams,
H. J. Williams. Wisconsin- Elcho, T.
Salberg, Brighton, J. H. Weisman Glen
Haven, M. Bernhard Hebron, C. C. Brown
Larstad, C. 0. Sherbeck Mt. Hope, A. E
Storrs St. John's, N. Dahr.
Sandston, Pine county. Site changed
Minnesoti: Green Prairie, Morrison coun
ty. Offices discontinuedWisconsin. Ches
ter, Dodge county. Postmasters commis.
sionedWisconsin Ashland, J. Sullivan
Pleasant Prairie, W. K. Packman.
Fourth class postmasters appointed: Da-
kotaMillard, W. H. Elicott Black
Hawk, C. L. Ward Nova, J. J. Dovock.
MinnesotaMichael Blewitt, Audubon, W.
R. Towne, Amandale, IowaO. C. Thomp
Leland 0 F. Hastings, Thornburgh
Mrs. Ella Z. Gilbert, Unique.
In tho secret session of tho senate the
nomination of J. C. Matthews of Albany,
the colored recorder of deeds, was reached
and discussed tor an hour, a majority of
the senators present giving theit reasons
for the vote they were about to cast. Tha
nomination was rejected. The vote is un
derstood to have been 17 to 31. The mi
nority three are republicans, and a propor
tional number of the majority are said to
Senator George HeaTSt is lying ill at his
residence in San Francisco, with malarial
fever. Ho is not considered dangerous, but
it causss much anxiety to his friends.
Senator Hoar thinks that more respect
isMue to the chaplain's prayer. He pro
posed an amendment to the rules which
shall forbi* the presiding officer from call
ing the senate to order in the absence of a
quorum. He thinks that if there is to be
a prayer the prayer is entitled to a quorum.
At the business meeting of th woman
suffrage convention at Washington the
old officers were re-elected for the ensuing
year. Mrs. Slaughter of Dokota and Mrs.
Mathilda Josly Gage of New York de
Senator Sabin thinks that the appoint
ment of Dr. Guprnon, as collector at St.
Vincent, will soon be made.
It is rumored that the president may
veto the interstate commerce bill on tho
ground that it is unconstitutional.
Hon. W. D. Washburn of Minneapolis
and Representative Gilfillan appeared be
fore the senate committee on commerce in
favor of the bill authorizing tho construc
tion of a bridge across the Saulfc Ste. Marie
river for the Minneapolis, Sault Ste. Mane
& Atlantic, which is to connect at that
point with the Canadian Pacific, and form
a through line from the Mississippi to the
The pair of spurs worn by Fred Archer
when he rode Ormonde in his last race at
Newmarket, together with the saddle used
on that occasion, says the London World,
have been sent to the prince of Wales by
the executors, in compliance With a wish
expressed by his royal highness to have
them in his possession.
The Parnellite members of parliament
re-elected Parnell chairman of the Irish
parliamentary party and Justin McCar
thy vice president. Parnell has drafted
an amendment to the address in reply to
the speech from the throne, raising the
Agrarian question in a general form.
Postmaster Francis E. Sharp of Oconto,
Wis., was examined by Commissioner
Bloodgood of Milwaukee on a charge of
rifling letters, and held to await the action
of the grand jury.
Dispatches from Fremont, North Bend
and other points within a radius of 100
miles west of Omaha report the people
very much startled by what is supposed to
have been a severe earthquake shock. A
loud rumbling of tho earth was percepti
ble for several seconds and buildings rock
ed in a violent manner.
The British Parliament was opened on the
27th. The Queen's speech is indefinite and
non-committal on all points and attract
ed but little attention. Lord Randolph
Churchill entered upon an explanation of
the reasons which led him to resign the
chancellorship of the exchequer. He said:
He retired because the government's naval
and military estimates exceeded 31,000,-
000 without counting the large supplemen
tary estimates. He insisted on having these
estimates reduced, but his colleagues re
fused to cut them down, although he had
been urging economy ever since August.
Mr. Gladstone applauded what he called
Lord Randolph Churchill's sacrifices in be
half of a sound economic policy and the ju
dicious mode in which he proposed to ap
pjy the principles he advocated.
Minnesota pensions allowed: Delia"!.,
widow of Almon Lake, Minneapolis Char
lotte L. widow of Robert H. Rose, Manka
to George W. Owens, Luce William Over
ned, Stockton William P. Spriggfe, Minne
apolis W. Coop, Dayton Amos G. Jack
son, Jamesville Almon Lake, increased,
Minneapolis Van R. Gifford, increase,
Northfield Theopore S. Potter,fj&ae,
The resolution proposing a constitutional
amendment providing for woman suffrage
failed to pass the senate again to-day, bat it
received twice as many votes as it did when
it was last before the senate. The proposed
amendment was as follows:
The right of citizens of the United States to
vote shall not be denied or abridged by the
United States, or by a state, on account of sex.
Congress shall have power by appropriate legis
lation to enforce the provisions of this article.
The resolution was rejected as follows:
Conger, Mitchell (Or),
Callom, Mitchell (Pa.)
Call. Jones (Nev.),
NOTKRepublicans in Roman, Democrats to
Pairs were announced between Messrs.
Chase and Ransom, Dawes and Maxey, Gor
man and Frve, Stanford and Camden, Mil
ler and Kenna, Butler and Cameron, Jones
(Ark.) and Harrison. Mr. Plumb was absent
when the vote was taken, but afterward said
ho would have voted aye.
The house settled the Rhode Island contested
election case of Page vs. Pierce by adopting a
resolution declaring the seat vacant.
Mr. Saulsbury offered an amendment re
quiring the investigation to be conducted in
Washington county, Tex Mr. Hoar opposed
the amendment, which was rejectedyeas
28, nays 32. Mr. Gall opposed the resolu
tion as an attack upon the very life of the
government and its institutions.
A resolut ion for the investigation of the
alleged deprivation of the right of suffrage
in the case of three petitioners in Wash
ington county, Texas, was adopted by a
strict party vote, the democratic senators
in the negative. In the secret ses
sion of the senate to-day the nomination of
J. C. Matthews of Albany, the colored re
corder of deeds of this district, was reached
and discussed tor an hour, a majority of the
senators present giving their reasons tor the
vote they were about to cast The nomina
tion was rejected. The vote is understood
to have been 17 to 31. The minority three
are Republicans, and a proportional number
of the maiority are said to be Democrats.
IN THE HOUSE.
The Bpeaker laid bfore the house a letter
from the secretary of the treasury submit
ting estimates ot an appropriation to meet
tho expenditures required by the pension
bill. Referred The secretary of tho mteiior
estimates that $4,(563,104: will be reauired
for the first yearly payment of pensions, and
asks for an appropiiation of $257,000 for
an increa&e of clerical force The confer
ence report on the army appropriation bill
was agreed to.
The house bill for the reL.i of dependent
parents and honorably discharged and
disabled soldiers and sailors now depend
ent on their own labors for support passed
Mr. Cullom inquired whether $12 a month
was to be the highest or the lowest pension
allowed. Mr. Mitchell expressed the belief
that $12 was to be the maximum and that
tne pension would be rated down according
to the degree of disability.
Mr. Sherman said:
He was in favor of some bill broad and gen
eral in Its character and comprehensive as to in
clude all pension legislation that is necessary.
As to Densionere who set red in the Confederate
army, the Mexican pension bi'I (passed at thin
congress) did not exoludc them unless their dis
ability was incurred in the rebel service. Ho
should, therefore, vote against the amendment
The speaker announced the unfinished
business to be the river and harbor appro
priation bill. Mr. HeDburn of Iowa with
drew his demand for the reading of the en
grossed copy, and the question recurred on
the passage of the bill. The bill was passed
in the exact form in which it was reported
from the committee on rivers and harbors
by a vote of 154 to 94.
Senator Ingalls introduced a bill to
amend the revised statutes so as to pro
No person shall be engaged in the business of
rectifier, wholesale or retail liquor dealer.whole
sale or retail dealer in malt liquors or dislilloi,
norshall the collector of internal revenue re
ceive from anv each person any money in pay
ment ot special tax or for ipvenue stamps until
the dealer has liisc mado a sworn statement
that he has fullv complied with, all the laws
concerning his business of the district in which
his business is to be conducted.
Mr. Hammond, from the committee on the
judiciary, reported adversely a tomt resolu
tion piovidfng for the election of United
States senators by the people. The bill for
the incorporation of the Washington Cable
Bail way Company of the District of Colum
bia came up. Mr. Heard offered a substitute
for the bill, and after debate demanded the
previous question. The opponents of the
measure, fed by Cobb and Eden, resorted to
filibustering tactics. Mr. Springer, in the in
terest of the bill, moved that the house take
a recess until to-morrow at 11 o'clock
Agreed toyeas 160, nays 44.
The senate passed senate bill No. 2436,
fixing new boundaries for the Yellowstone
National Park. There was considerable
acrimonious debate over, the bill. Mr.
Buttler argued against the bill.
He opposed it because of the summary
jurisdiction over offenses, committed in the
Park given to the commissioners created
by the bill. He held that to be unconsti
tutional, as also the clause which empow
ers the secretary of the interior to estab
lish rufcs and regulations and to declare
what shall be offenses.
On motion of Mr. Hoar the bill was
amended by a provision for an appeal to
the district court of Wyoming Territory
in cases of imprisonment, and then it was
pnssed. Yeas 49. nays 8. The nays wero
Mesurs. Berry, Butlei, Coke, George McMil
Ian. Morgan, Whitthorne and Wilson (Md
The bill as pnssed. in addition to the
amendments mentioned above, provides
for dropping the northern boundary line
to make it identical with the forty-fifth de
gree of north latitude so as to place the
whole park within the Territory of Wyom
ing. The United States is given sole juris
diction and control in the park, except un
der such modifications as are made by the
bill. Where no offense is provided for by
the United States laws the laws of Wyom
ing shall bn made applicable, and fugitives
from justice taking refuge in the park shall
be subjected to the same laws as the same
fugitives in the Territory of Wyoming.
Mr. Vest moved that the railrod attor
neys bill be postponed till Monday.
Agreed to by 24 to 20.
Mr. Beck, remarking that the bill had
been placed at the bottom of the calender,
announced with much warmth tha-t on
Monday and every other day, when he
could, he would call up the bill until a
fair vote on it was secured.
OD8 E' */v
Mr. Blount", in charge of the postoflice
appropriation bil},^ explainecl^its provi
aions, Bating A?i^3p fcjpjr
No new legigwtititf was proposed. The
estimates of the department had been in
^he main followed. ^Therewasan increase
in the apnropriatldn ior inaildepre8dati ons
a4Tgrv'ea,'tbeiiig an increase of
flnri .^at^.. nl 1,^
year.' This increase "w* given to enabl*
the postmaster general to investigate more
thoroughly the fraud* which In many
cases existed in the conduct of tourth
lass postoffices. He cited severaHnstanes
where fourth-class postmasters had made
false reports as to the amounts of stamps
cancelled by them, and upon which their
compensation was based, and he expressed
the belief that a great reformation of the
service would be worked if the postmasters
of this class knew tha* the postmaster
general had an increased force of inspect
ors at his command.
The bill passed, as dij also the District
of Columbia appropriation bill.
In the house Mr. Brag? asked that the
committee on military affairs be discharg
ed from the consideration of Mr. Nelson's
House Bill 10,801, ceding Fort Ripley,
Minn., to the State of Minnesota as the
site For the erection ol a soldiers' home,
and the same referred to the committee on
public lands. The request was made on
the ground that the bill had been referred
to the secretary of war, who to-day re
plied, saying that the reservation had been
abandoned, and had consequently passed
into the control of the department of the
interior July 2, 1880.
Mr. Gilfillan presented a petition from
the Minnesota Society of Friends favoring
international arbitration as a means to
prevent war, and asking the passage of the
senate bill to promote the political pro
gress and commercial prosperity of Ameri
THE ANGLO-AMERICAN WAR SPECK.
Premier IMacdonald Declares that Canada
Has Not Tried to Coerce the United State!
and Gives His Views on the Retaliation
HillThe New York Sun Urges luuuediau
EW YOKE, Special Telegram, Jan. 25
A Herald correspondent telegraphed an in
terview with Sir John A. Macdonald, the
Canadian premier at Ottawa, which the
Canadian states thac the passage of the Ed
munds fisheries treaty is a great surprise to
him. When asked whether the United States
had not been forced into passing the strict
fishing laws, Sir John said:
The Canadian government has not attempted
to coerce the United States. On the contrary,
does it not rather appear as if there were A sort
of wolf and lamb spirit shown, with Canada as
the lamb? We are willing to have a reciprocity
treaty enacted in place of the former ono, which
was concluded. I fear because of the feeline
against Great Britain arising out of the Alabama
depredations, we would be very glad to have an
other understanding in regard to the fisheries.
Sir John was asked how far the English
erovernment would stand by Canada in her
position. He replied diplomatically on the
main question, but he covered it in the fol
"The English government relies upon its law
officers in questions of this kind. The lord
chancellor and the attorney general give advice
on points of law in international and
otherwise. This wholo subject is
one of law and the English law
officers have sustained the position of Canada.
You mav be aware that the English government
acts in accordance with the law. The Canadian
claim is secure in this resuect."
"What will be the effect of the legislation
passed by congress, supposing that it be en
Sir John intimated in reply that the legis
lation was not complete "When che bill was
passed the president had the final action
of enforcement his discretton, and the
president might not be disposed to act hastily
It was huegested that the president would
scarcely dally with a matter which would
pass through congress nearly unanimously,
and which both Democrats and Republicans
unite on. To this Sir John added in a medi
"Yes. the pressure will be very strong
"What would be the effect on Canada of the
Belmont bill prohibiting the import of all Cana
dian products and the passage of railway cars
into the United States?"
"That would indeed be sever? very severe.
cannot think that congress will proceed to such
NEW YOBK, Special Telegram, Jan. 26
The Sun this morning, in a double leaded
editorial on the fishenes question, says:
In defense of American rights we are about tc
to take a position from which we Rhall not re
cede. /The alternative of peace or w.ir lies witt
Gieat Britain. Such was the drift ot the debate
in the senate. Pluck and putriotion:
rang out in the senate chamber on Mondav
The talk of war was not ridiculous, for it wa
justified bv the outragej to which our fishermen
have been subject for months at the hands oi
tho Dominion cruisers: and nations have beer
embroiled before this for lees cause.
The Sun then urges congress to fortify the
posts and harbors and in other ways prepare
for war in time of peace.
OTTAWA, Out, Special Telegram, Jan. 2 5
Surprise was created in official circles at
the action of the United States senate in
passing a retaliatory measure in regard tc
the fisheries dispute. White, minister of the
The American government was assuming this
position for tho purpose of strengthening its ne
gotiations for a treaty. When the ouestion came
up for discussion there could be "no doubt it
would be treated amicably, as the Canadian
government was anxious to cbiabHsh free aod
interrupted trade relations with the United
Foster, minister of fisheries, said:
It remains to be seen whether such IcirisHtiot
will be put into effect. The measme wiJl
both ways, and nothing but actaal experience
will show upon whom the gieatest portion ol
tho burden will fall.
Johnson, commissioner of customs, said
The enforcement of such legislation would
stop the whole transit trade betw .en C.inada
and the United States. It would be far mor
injurious to the latter, however, and he did not
think the president would put it in force.
MONTREAL, Special Telegram, Jan. 25
The Canadian papers treat the hshenes
question coolly and temperately. Thev
think that the United States govern
ment intends using this retaliatory
legislation as an additional lever to assist
in the negotiations between England and
the United States. Montreal merchants take
little interest in the bill, because few are
interested in shipping fish to the United
States market They believe that the United
Stateswould be the loser by ncn-intercourse
A Poet's Precocious Offspring.
Juauita Miller, the 6-year-old daugh
ter of Joaquin Miller, the poet, is an
unii'siiiilly interesting little maiden,
gifted by nature with a truly remark
able memory. She can repeat, without.
ch.ui^ ncr or misplacing a single word,
overy 1 no which her father has evex
wr.'.tcn This is not done in parrot
fa'hion, as would be the case with most
children. Her declamation is clear,
compreliens ve and charming in every
resjM'ct. She has a quaint manner and
an od i way of making observations up.
on people and things which evinces
ta ni^ht far beyond her years. As a
htriitor of iour-,e. she is the special
pr 1 and admiration of her father, who
never tires of dsecantin upon her per
fections and achievements. Juanita
and her mother are pass ng the winter
with Jo:iquin Miller at his log cabin,
between the Boundary and Sixteenth
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