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LAIfB ARGHJ VOL. XUV. gQ 22, ROCS IS LAUD, TTiL., TUESDAY, EOVEalCSll 12, 1SS5. IHG GUNS WANTED Plea for Coast Defense Presented by General Miles. HOT ONE OF OUB HAEE0E3 SAFE. What a t orriga I'lmt CmM Da t Cs la j JMm-Ijt Way aa Tia An Million of ftulUIrn a I Wtthoat Madarai Cannon tar MalMl That tha ratted Mala Ha Xrt llora al Paaca Tnlrtj-ara Tear Caa tlaianaul Tha Arny Uaallalioa. Wamiixgto. Not. 12 The annua! re port Uutu-ral Mile, commanding I ha nriuy, U nuulo public Tba Brraoonel I shown t bu In uallent oondltlon. well InVrortadafTlctent mad attend to duty. Under tha hfxui ot cum drfrnas General Milt state lha tha condition of tbcao dt-frnw U uch aa to require decided and immediate action fcr their improvement Tbo aniruarUcd condition of our const It known by every first-class powur and our people should not be led into false secur ity, lis quotes from bis report of 1881 tmn(t ar?nment for the defense of Pu IPt sound; shows that since that time new Canadian railroad connections have been cstabliahed there yet not a single Kun bos been placed in position for de fi'ime, while those at the entrance of the Columbia are obsolete and of but little Value Kaae efOcr Parts Properly DefWadad. The general rays that San Francisco la c.nljr nrvJy defended and not efficiently v; tU.it nowhere on our coast either At t iM'.o bt Parlflo Is there one Important lurlxir ji ropcrly defended not cren New York, lie repeats what ho said In 1889. Hint It was possible for any naval power to bliiekudo every Important port within nlnirr days, while it would tako many yemto make a sucocMf ul resistance and the country mlelit he required to pay an indemnity of $u,UJ,000,OlK) dollars. While the rnllnmds mlnht transport 1,000,000 hmve men to the const they would be use leas without appllnnros to copo with the modern engines of war, and with all our liititlllarncu, pride. Inventive (renins and rnerprim we are as far behind In tha modern appliance of war ns China or Jnnnn. riuch were tho conditions six year ago, says General Miles, and sueh are the conditions today with slight ex options. lmt Lmww froaa Cliarlastoaw (ieuernl Wllin xtnt to the fm-t that tha batteries at Moulrrlo and Sumter kept nt bty for four years tho moat powerful nuvy of the world. Ho snys that our people cherish two nillpallng delusions: first, tlmt torpodors ran bt depended upon to protect our coasts; seennd, tlmt our 4,000 miles of const can he defended by a navy. Hit show tlmt torjsf to plants lire useless without probvtlvo batteries and thnt the wuli-r In our principal harbors is so doep th.il lliflit d.-oft war mwlt niiirht pans over lurprdo mini s without danger, lie wort thnt tho recent mnncriiverf In K.ni(liind huvo thown thnt even the power ful lirltWIt nnvy Is unnhlc to defend the llritUh ciNiot airiint a fon-ltrn llivt. Interval of I'raea In This Country. Therefore he argues thnt the liuiln rc llanee mimt be upon roast Imtteries. While he doe not anticipate war In tho near future he shows that In the last SOU years In ! than 10 per cent, of tho war has there hern any formal warning or declaration Ufore hostilities, and as It would ninlre years of time to construct modern wt-npuns ot war It would be un wise to dUreynnl the icssons of history. In our own country for nenrlv WW years then has nvcr been a period of thirty-five years In which It has not been Involvt-d In war. Ho poirts tit tho caso of China, which made, the fatal mistake of relying upon It vastly superior numbers for safety, and argues thnt the best guarantee of peaco Is a condition of readiness for war. Limit la the Strength of the Arsny. To thoroughly demonstrate tho utility of bicycles and motor wagons In the army It Is recommended thnt a force of twelve companies be equipped with these dc vices to be manned from tho 4.0JO ofllcrrt and men In the army able to use a bicycle, IfctHfal Miles argues for an Increase In the strength of the army, saying that there Is no reason why It should ln'cnnip rrystaltani nnd kept at one strength as It bus for years. It should Incre.f- with tho growth of IIh- country and lie determined by the census nt a minimum of one sol dier fr every S.oeo population and a max imum of one In l.tw. CIIICKAMAICA AMI CHATTANOOGA. Wavh Dm la hanln the llattlrfields to a National Park. Wasiiixotos, Nov 1J The annual re port of the Chlrkiitnatiimand Chattanooga National Park commission tr thesccre tnry of war shows that forty-two miles of roads have turn constructed In tho park and much done in the way of repairs and lielterments. The park now include 6.11 acres, upon which I.T..M has been expended. Additional tracts which were desind couid not bo secured owing to the exorbitant charges of holders, iwenty- Hint- monuments ami murks have been placed nnd llri foundations prepared for state monuments, and AW of these state monument nnd markers have been com ph'ted. OM t foremost, with M Ulonu went and W markers. Many of the northern states have taken steps to mark the position of their tniops, and the bonier and southern states have iut commenced their work, with the prospect of erecting over 1U0 monuments during the next year. There are now in place 21 i Historical laniiis. -.no distance and local ity. and fifty-one lattery tablets. The fighting positions' of batteries ate being niaruru ny guns mounted In war style. and lot of such guns not quite one-half of the total numncr in action have been placed. The commission believes that . when the work has been flnUhsd Chicka mauga and Chattanooga will be. perhans. the only correctly and completely marked baUk fluid in too world. Xw rast Mall Service. Wamiisotox. Nov. 12 Jame F White, superintendent of the railway mail ser vice, has returned from Buffalo, where he has been making arrangements for the fast mail service to Detroit which will aecrssitata runnlne nostal can wlUl postal clerks across Canadian, territory. The new man scmce win ue put on about Dee. 1. The Michigan Central road was the only bidder and got the contract. Beans Am Legally Classified. Wasiusgtox. Nov. 12. Tho United States supreme court has decided officially that beans arc vegetables. The question arose In the case of Hyman Sonn and others against the collector of the port of New York. Tho plaintiffs sought to re cover duties paid upon beans und T the vegetable classification, claiming that they should bo admitted free as 'seeds Chief Justice Fuller read the opinion of the court, holding that as beans are re garded as vegetables by common usag; they should be so considered by customs officials. iBsaortallosi of Cattle sad Bide. Wahinstox. Nov IS The president kss issued a proclamation- dated Nov. i. reciting that all countries from which hides are imported Into the United States are now free from contagious diseases among meat cattle, and therefore sus pending the prohibition of importation of cattle and hides from these countries All Importations of cattle ore, however, to bs made under regulations prescribed by the secretary of agriculture and of hides under tho regulations of the secretary of the treasury. Canaat ei; the Timber. WahmnqtoX. Nov. 12 In tho ease of John D. Shiver vs. the United States, the United States supreme court decided, in an opinion handed down by Justice Brown, that lands entered under the home stead laws are not by the mere act of en try so segregated from the public domuin s to give the homesteader a right to sell timber from his entry, and that in doing so he renders himself liable to criminal prosecution. Declined to Adrauc. tha Case. Washington, Nov. 13. The United States supreme court has denied the action to advance the case of Broker Elverton R. Chapman, of New York, Indicted for re fusing to. testify before the senate commit tee during the sugar trust investigation. O'OONNELL NOT IN THE FIGHT. rhe Australian Only Stays a Single Bound with Peter Matter., Maspetm, L. I , Nov. li The sched uled twenty-flve-rouud mill between Pe ter Muher, the Irish champion, and Steve O'Donncll, of Australia, who has been lung associated with Champion Corbett as sparring partner, came to an untimely einl lust night. It was one of the quick est battles on record, for O'Donncll was knocked out in one ruund.only thirty-seven seconds from the start. Muher never gave his opiionent a chance, but knocked biin down tliree times in succession, and the last time O'Donncll could not riso. A big shout went up as Jim Corbett was scon pushing his wny through tho crowd Just before the tight began. Corbett took bis seat ill a box at the ring-side and tlia crowd greeted tho chanijjiun wurmly. There . wea . baud -Uiaia. or ta make a epeeSfli? -jsoino one eidied Three cheers for Fitzsimiuuns," and they were given with a will by Lanky Bob's par tiaii4. mauy of whom were among the spectators. Corbett climbed through the ropes und from the ring he addressed the audience as well ns he could amid cries and diet r He said: "Gentlemen, thank you very much. You hove all the repre sentative newspaper men of America here tonight, and ull I can say is this: If I was in Knglaml or Australia mid acted . fiUslmmuus did in this match 1 wouicj be chased out af the country" Vocifer ous cheering. Excommunicated Dy the uisnop. ST Jostl'lf, Mo., Nov. 13 A climax was reached in the troubles of the Polish Roman Catholic church in this city when an order from Bishop Burke was read ex communicating four of the men charged with having been responsible for the dis sensions. This church has been divided for some time, and the members expelled arc tho leaders in the light aguinst the priest and tho bishop. Three of the men were present at church when the order was read, but there was no demonstration. llrlsk Illau at Milwaukee. Milwalkkk.Xov. 12. There wns a brisk fire tri the dock section of the Menominee river that caused flame and glare enough to arouse much apprehension. Large cinders flouted over the business center of the city end fur into its northeastern sec lion. A coal hed of B. l'!irig & Son. on Menomiure slip near Muskeiro avenue. was destroyed. The shed was 500 long and 1 1nfect wide and J feet high. Ihe loss was coutlned to this structure aud amounts to between 1 15.000 and ?J0,(MJ. MrCnllagh Would fie a Senator. ST Lous, Nov. 12 The Republic sayl that J. 3 McCuUogh, editor of The Globe Democrat, Is a candidate for the United r-tatcs seuaturship from Missouri. It adds that while McuCllagh's candidacy may bo taken as a positive fact it is one thnt at present I difficult of outside conCruia tiun. I'tes Enraged Over a M ardrr. DENVER. Nov. 12 A special to The News from Durango. Cola, says: Tho Indian agent has telegraphed from Igmtcio that two Indians and a squaw have been killed by unkuown parties near the head of Lost canon. The I tes are greatly cn raged, aud he fears for the safety of the settlers. .'.Uitook His Friend lor a Ucer. Hl'RLKY, Wis.. Nov. 12 Jesse Morgan, of Chicago, while out hunting deer at and liock with his brother, James H. Morgan and Edward Sttcklcy, mistook tocklcy for a deer and shot him through the head with a nne bail, killing him al most instantly. Another Aaglo-Amerxmn aat " NEW York, Nov. 12. At high noon today Pauline, daughter of ex fvcrctaiy Whitney, was married in St. Thomas' church, this city, to Almcric Hugh Paget, scion of a great family of England. He is the third of his family to wed an Amcr- Iran girl. Bat Shea Sentenced ta Death. Tcov, N. Y., Nov. 12. "Bat" Shea, who was convicted of tho inutder of Robert Koss at the polls on March 6, !&(. has been sentenced to death by electricity dur ing the week commencing Dec 23. Ho suU declares Ids innocence. THUGS IN BIG LUCK Catch an Express Agent Alone with Much Profit. GET AWAY WITH A COOL $20,000, But Leave S30.0O0 More Behind Which They Might Easily Have Had Swindler at Chicago Caught In tha Act by Detec tives Pltnder Worth SO.OOOBecovered by Police t Boston Cirl Borsethief 15 Years Ola Sent to tha Pen. j Denver. Nov. 13. A special to The News from Colorado Springs says: The express office at the Santa Fe depot in this city was robbed of 2O,00C last night. Ira 1 mediately after the departure of ha night express at 9.1S. George Krout. the express agent, stepped from the platform into his office and was confronted by two masked teen who leveled revolvers at his bead1 and ordered him to open t be safe. This he did, and they helped themselves to two packages of money containing S5,00C and Hi, 000, respectively, and made their escape. The money was part of a consign- mcnt of .t0,0u0 sent from Denver to Crip ple Creek, the remainder of which was in the safe, but was not found. Officers are scouring the country in the hope cf- cap turing the hold-ups - WERE OXTO THEtst LITTLE GAME. Chicage Police Officer Catch Swindlers ReaVHaadad, as It Were. Chicago, Nov.' 12. An Inoffensive look ing machinist tinkered at the steam radi ator In Colonel R. S. Thompson's office in the Chamber of Commerce building, while six men discussed an alluring real estate deal with the attorney. But when one of the men declared himself the lawful own er of Drcxol boulevard loU worth Ktt.tOO, and signed an assumed name to a fraud ulent trust deed, the pretended machinist jumped forward, and displaying a police star, placed the supposed property owner under arwst. His five companions rushed for the door. but were confronted with revolvers in the hands of four determined men, so that they had no choice, but to surrender. Tho fivo detectives, who came from Inspector Hunt's Hydo Park district, then took their half dozen prisoners to the station. The names of the men arrested are said to be Samuel J. Christley, of the law firm of Moore & Christley; B. D. Godfrey, Will iam Orth, Oscar Cautaut, E. II. Christcn seu and Goorgo Randolph, said to be the chief promoter of the swindle. The men had attempted to rope a client of Colonel Thompson into a scheme for manufacturing a car heater, he to produce t3,0u which was to be secured by the forged trust deed. All the criminals are Chicago men. BIO LOT OF STOLEN PROPERTY, Aceamulatkon of a Motrhns idiuXWtmtii ' Now In the Penitentiary. Bostos, Nov. 12. The largest amount of stolen property recovered by tho Bos ton police for years is in the inspector's office in Pembarton square. According to tho story of James Stevenson Chaffee, in whose possessioon the property was found, It was brought from New York citv a week ago and was given to him by Will iam Barrett, a notorious criminal, who is serving a life sentence for murder. Ihe plunder, wluch is valued at (20,000, consists of ivory, bric-a-brac, silverware, lurs and rare postage stamps. The arrest of Chaffee grew out of an attempt to sell a collection of postage stamps to Ferdinand 1 met, a stamp collector, who recognized the collection as one sold by him years ago to Nathaniel Kidder, of Milton, and which was subsequently stolen. Fifteen-year-old Girl Horsethlef. BOSTON. Nov. 12. Jennie Metealf. 15 years old, has been committed to the .Massachusetts reformatory prison at Sherburne, Mass., for two years as a territory, having been found guilty of horse steuling. Jennie was a member of the notorious Dalton gang. She was a valuable witness in a murder cose and her sentence is an unusually light one owing to the assistance she rendered the govern ment aud her desire to reform Requisition for Oscar Smalley. Guthrie, O. T., Nov. 12. Governor Renfrew has granted a requisition made by the governor of Michigan for the re moval to that state of Oscar Smalley. wanted at Allegan, Mich., for robbing a Chicago aud Western train Aug. 20 and afterward shooting and killing an officer who had arrested him. Smalley was cap tured a few days ago in the Cherokee strip. Horse Show In New York. New Yokk, Nov. 12. The eleventh an nual horse show which bogan at Madison Square Garden bids fair to excel all its predecessors as an exhibit of the quad rupeds of the equine race and the bipeds ol society. Among the noted prize win' ners on exhibition are such horses as Im ported Simon Magnus, Judge Morrow, Silver Chimes, Hilda Wilkes. Beattie Chimes, Oscar William, L.-onatus, Martha Wilkes. Emoicta, Mambrino Bollc. May flower. Dr. Parke, Matchless of Ljndes- bo rough. Fireworks (imported). Princess Dugmar, Glitter, Lord Rattier (imported), Cadet and Rex Bismont. American Missionaries Safa. BOSTON. Nov. 12 The American bacrd has learned by correspondence with their representatives in Constantinople that Rev. Ralph E. Lark in and wife, mission' aries to Mardin. eastern Turkey, and Rev. Albert W Hubbard and wife, mission aries to Sivas, western . Turkey, have re mained in Constantinople and therefore arc safe. The home of Mr. Lark in is iu Trevor. Wis . and his wife's In Lake City, Iowa Insurgent Leaders ia Ba4 Lock. Havana. Nov. 13. There has bxn a skirmish at Itabe, province of Matanzas, between a detachment of government troops and a force of insurgents. The lat ter lost live killed and the troops captured live prisoners, among them being Gil Gjn sales Romero, the insurgent leader in charge of the district. Sandoval, another Insurgent leader, has been wounded in a sk'rrvsh near Trinidad, Santa Clara. CASE OF THE RUSSIAN CZARINA. Bar Relative la Hesse Bava Na Kews af Hrr Serious Condition. Darmstadt, Grand . Duchy of Hesse, Nov. 13. Nothing is known in court cir cles here of the sensational story circulated ic the United States regarding the illness of the czarina, whoso lifo was, said to be ucspaired ol as tbe result of a Caesarian operation. It is believed t hut If her condi tion was as serious as report Hi it would certainly be known ben; at' the nalaoe among her relatives, and In tho official circles of the grand duchy. But nothing further Is known at Darmstadt than what has already becu repeatedly published, that the accouchement of the czarina, who was formerly Princess Alix o Hease, may oe expcciea nny any - . Feeedsaen's Aid Saly. , Chicago, Nov. IS Th general com mittee of tho Freedmcn's id and Sonth- mm .M -vi'vucu a use First Methodist Episcopal church' in this city. J. C Hartzell, recording secretary, read a most encouraging statement of the financial condition ct the society, showlns that although it is lieavilyjin debt, it has never been in as pruiiusiaiK shape. The various institutions throughout the south conducted . by the organisation, he de clared, were as a whole ton a self-supporting basis, and were uoinfe untold good. tie also vigorously criuoated tbe anti negro laws -of Florida. Jadlcfal Convention a Illinois. Mt. Cabboll, Nov. 12. r Tho Judicial convention of this county' met here and elected six delegates to thefRockford con vention favorable to Judge hi. Cartwright for tho supremo bench, is successor to Judge J. M. Bailey, deceased. denerml Strike ofl" timber. Pittsbuku, Nov. 1 A -general strike of plumbers has boon laqugurated here for the restoration of the 10 per cent, taken off their wages two years ago. Aootit w men arc out ant ull the shops are idle. -1 , T M there of Atrinf Daaghtera. Every woman abov 15 years of age should read the book, "Advice to Mothers Concerning Diseases of Women and Children,1! published by the Zoa-Phora Medicine company. Send to the secretary of the company, H. G. Colman. Kalamazoo, Mich, or ask your druggist for a copy. Absolutely Pure. A cream of tsrtar hakln ml mob, of all In leavening strenctn. ot at AIM Stottt veumnwni ruoa Keporu R-tai. BAinia Kowdis Co.. 10 Wll w.y. fv lira. ki AN OBJECT LESSON THE SIMPLE TRUTH is that a ready-made suit cannot be expected to fit ' as well as a custom-made one and yon can't very well change your physique to suit the snit! tet as make yon a single garment and we will have yonr cistom continu ously. 0 PPE The Tailor. Tntj-Rr$t tot Afditisa Fine Residence Lots- in this addition For Sale on Easy Terms. This addition is located be tween Twentieth and Twenty-second streets and Tenth and Twelfth avenues, and nearly every lot ia it has upon it a fine waJnut, elm, hack berry, or other large tree, and is already provid ed w.th abundant shade. These lots are in the very best part of the . city, and the most desirable for resi dence purpose 1 1 iny loU in the City. Apply Sj; v M STURGEON, Attorney. jBoob 21, Kitcfc-n k Ijsdt Eloc f -1 X 6 L CM . Will you call and see us or don't you care to save money? The people all know that Our Sales are Square and Fair. aEmaM-'BBa Tl Big Store. Our Fall Stock is now complete with new est designs. Chan, est stock in the three cities, at prices that are right. All new exclusive patterns. Sole dealers in Bromley Bros' Border Ingrains Entirely new. Call and see them. We guarantee a saving in every department Davenport torture & Carpet Co., 381. S26. 328 Brady St, DATES POST CARPETS OFIuTIT Going to give you more and better Bar gains than ever. Just closed out a large lot of Suits of one of the largest and best known clothing manufactories of Chicago. They know where to come when they are in need of money. We always have it when it comes to buying first-class Clotlvng and latest styles at Fifty Cents on the Dollar. We are always on the alert for the benefit of our customers. This time it "is your, choice of 80 all wool suits in double breasted, round-cut and square-cut suits. Not a suit in the lot worth less than $12 and up to S16J0. your pick of the 850 suits for $8.19 MM Blue Front. MADAM KELLOGG, To me Ladies of ihe Tn Ciiics anil Vicinity COT AND HAKE YOUR OWN CLOTHTO). Ladies wishing to do their own dress making should secure and learn the famous KELLOGG SYSTEM, which is equal if not superior to all others in the market, by calling on or addressing the undersigned. Will also teach the new method of boning, the only stiffening in dresses, etc., that does its work In a satisfactory manner. The Kellogg System with full instruction given for $io, and moderate terms for learning the boning process. Mrs. Rim A. Thompson, Agent, Ryanmoclt, SeccsdFlocr, Davenpcrt. UNIVERSITY PARK. vrr 4 5 ssas s wa 11 LOTS FOR SALE m 51 o rJ r 5 r"l ccoC BY REIDY BROS. OS ,.