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MICHIGAN EVENTS RELATED IN CHIEF ITEMS. Prominent Holland Plea lteut a Uoy on the K'.reot und a Serious Klot Followed Dowagl 10 Urocery Itlowu to Pieces Urrrloiv' Rpi'incs Heavy Loss by lire Hoy Uorsowhlppod The Sequel. Frank" S.tter, an ambitious scribbler, yet in his teens, was publicly horse whipped at Holland by five indignant citizens, who tied hiui to a telegraph X)olo and laid on the lashes till lie howled. The assailants were disguised in women's clothing, fcdoter was cor respondent for the Mascot, of Grand Kapids, a sensational sheet, which had recently printed much vile and obscene matter affecting Holland people. As a sequel to tho horsewhipping episode the following prominent men were arrested charged with assault and battery: S. II. Arleth, tiirard A. Kant crs, Pen Pilliugs, John J. lladden, and Stephen Mohr. An enormous crowd of working men held an indig nation meeting on the street as a pro test of the assault on JSloter. They as sembled near tho postoffice, where guns were lired. A lire built and threats and wild speeches made against city ollicers who would allow a gang of men to vent its anger on a boy simply becauso they were wealthy. When things were getting hot Marshal Vanry attempted to arrefat a man, and tho crowd rallied in support of the fellow. The marshal called for his deputies and they succeeded in jailing tho man after being struck several times with clubs, stones and fists. Tho mob followed to the jail and threatened to burn or break it open unless tho man was released, and the officers were compelled to comply. The man was hoistod to the shoulders of his victorious friends and carried back to the postoffice where tho mob reassembled. Excitement is at white heat, nnd violence may be the outcome. frtore Hlown to I'Ipcpb at Dowatrlae. The frame building, occupied by Gates & Hitter, grocers, at Dowagiae was blown to atoms, the roof sailing through tho air as if by a cyclone. Windows for blocks around were shat tered. Prick buildings quavered on their foundations and the shock was felt by those living on the outskirts of the town. Peshere's feed store on one lido and Iloran ifc Daly's saloon on the other, were badly demoralized and are now in danger from insecure walls. The explosion is supposed to have been caused by gunpowder, 25 pounds of which were in tho grocery storo hear .the chimney. Miss Anna Murphy, a dressmaker, and several Others were in her rooms over tho groc ery but by a miracle escaped injury. Tho building will bo a total wreck, and grocery is scattered to the winds, lloth'were insured. That no fatality occurred is a miracle as the streets were full of people. Loss on tho build ing is $5,000; stock $3,000. ruin ted a Preacher's Home Hed, llcv. W. A. Frye, of the Traverse City M. 13. church, has been conducting & campaign against dancing, saloons, ttc, and the other morning ho found that some villains had painted his houso a lurid red. He at once laid it to tho door of the bum element, as he calls it, and denounces it as the work of the supporters of Aid. Morgan, who is up for tho nomination of mayor. The affair created considerable talk. A largo reward has been offered for the detection of the vandals. Mayor Hannah offers $250. Drrrlcit Springs Hm!iiM JIour Domed The business portion of tho village of Perrien Springs has burned. The lire was discovered in tho rear room of a vacant building, and must have been the work of an incendiary, as there was no tire near. Seven buildings, in cluding tho poscotlice, were burned. 'Ihcy were owned and occupied by Frank Tash, N. J. Davis, Jacob Lane, D. II. Morgan, A. D. Stowe and Zerby cc Son. Only the building owned by Tash was insured. The loss on build ings and stock is $25,000, with $l,r00 insurance. MICHIGAN NEWS. The Pontlac Evening Tress has given up the ghost after 15 months of life. Andrew Rigstad hanged himself with a lace curtain at Calumet. Drink. Mrs." Helen M. Fiskc, wife of Presi dent F.iskc, of Albion college, died at Albion. Thofytas White was crushed to death by a log which fell off a load at Grand Kapids Uno-onqucrablc appetite for strong drink caused Frank Pagg to suicide at Fort Huron. Kalamazoo's street railway has been purcUascd by local capitalists nnd will bo im jjro.vi. Wirtf Donald, engineer on the D., G. II. dropped dead on his engine ut Royal Oak. Michael Carp, owner of a saw mill near Decatur, fell on a circular saw and was fatally mangled. IIenrjr"T!4ding was sent to .Jackson for li voyeurs for robbing a fellow in inatc,:of tiro Soldier's Home. Wm. llobinson, of retoskcy, aged CO. broko through the ice on Mud lake while bleating and was drowned. Ilqttgbton is faking active steps to secure another railroad, so they may have competition and better rates. Pranch county Populists and Prohi bitionists met at Coldwater and de cided to name a union ticket this year. Henry Laurence was crushed to death by a falling limb on the farm of Ted Wilson, in Orauge township, Ionia county. "... , .. Frank (lough, aged 10, was shot and instantly killed by his brother uged 1 4, whilo quarreling at their home nt Watcrvlict. mm AfT;dCirfcil frvm a haymow at UliiEh Irg'uVl landed on the sharp end of a polo which penetrated her body, inflicting fatal wqunds. " Joseph Thorpe tried tol IiitI through a wire fenco with a gun near Pontiac. It exploded and now ho is minus a finger and part of his cheek bone. The grainer salt manufacturers o tho state met at Lansing and organized with L D. Wheeler, of Manistee, as president, and W. S. Eddy, of Sagi naw, secretary. Pora Pugglcs jumped into the river at Pattlo Creek to drown herself, but her mother caught her by tho hair and held her until help arrived. Tho girl had been drinking. Tho Third Michigan cavalry reunion was held at Lansing with over 10(1 members present. Adrian Yates, of Grand Papids, was elected president and O. F. Webster of Owosso, secretary. Mrs. Esther Kinnev celebrated her ono hundredth birthday anniversary at Laingsburg. She is in good health and does enough walking, working and reading to tiro many younger women. At the winding up of a dance in a drunken row at the boarding house of August Linn, at Fulton, Jacob Pollan, aged 30, single, was killed. Tho sher llE locked four men in jail on suspicion. Margaret I. Tate, tho pretty daugh ter of Wm. Tate, began suit by capias at Grand Papids against Harrison T. Ledyard, claiming 20,000 for breach of promise to marry, and deception generally. Chauneey E. MeCormick, local agent of the Chicago, Kalamazoo & Saginaw railroad at Kalamazoo, has disappeared and it is said that there is a largo shortago in his accounts. Ho was a heavy drinker. At a depth of 3S5 feet a large body of magnetic ore has been encountered on tho Quinnesec town site. The find is considered the most important and valuable that has been made on the Menominee ran go in recent years. The indictment against Edwy C. Peid, of the Allegan Gazette, in the U.' S. court at Grand Kapids, for pub lishing obscene poetry in his paper and depositing it in the mails, was quashed becauso of insufficient evidence. New charges will be made. Fire originated in the basement of tho Lenawee Preserving Co.'s plant at Adrian. It followed the stairways and elevator to tho roof, burning the iloors, part of the roof, and doing $2,000 damage to tho build ing and machinery. llenjamin Hathaway, tho farmer- poet of Little Prairie Konde, is dead. Hathaway made his own cothn. lears ago he planted a chestnut tree. Mot long ago he felled the tree, sawed it up and made the box into which ho was carried to his grave. Gov. Kich has unpointed William S. Turek, of Alma, a member of the board of managers of the Soldiers Homo to succeed James A. Crozier, of Menomi nee, who was recently elected com mandant. Mv. lurclcs term o otlice will expire in March, 1SD1). Tho little son of Joseph Toynton, aged two and a half years, fell over a chair at Pontiac and bit his tongue, which bled profusely for some time. Two days later the wound broke out afresh and, despite all the doctors could do, the little boy died. The Purbridge block at Pav City was damaged to the extent of $5,000 by fire. The J!av Citv Citrar Co.. on the second floor, ioses $1,000 and William Keislcr, saloon ist on tno first iloor, $.500. All of the losses are covered by insurance. Tho origin of the lire is unknown. Kufus Paker and wife celebrated their golden wedding at Fairfield. Mr. Paker was a poor man 50 'ears ago, but by frugality ho has become ono of the largest tax payers in Fair field. He started one of the first, if not tho first cheeae factory in Lena- weo county. Muskegon has a mystcr In a house on the Kood farm the body of Charles Converse with his throat cut was found and by his side a closed razor and a letter to his daughter. The letter was not the dead man's writing and there are many who oelieve that he was murdered. Put no motive is given. Joseph Albert Vinson, of Port IIu ron, a convict in the northern prison with several aliases, has made a second written statement to the prison chap lain confessing to six murders. Vin son has served time in Ohio and Mich igan prisons, and if his confession is substantiated, his criminal record is appalling. Elder Puck, the divine healer, who took undue liberties with a woman who called him in to treat her at Grand Kapids was fined $50 and costs with 10 days in jail as an alter native. Not having the funds, ho went to jail. His wife and two chil dren have arrived from Dakota, and are in destitute circumstances. Peter Kheinhart moved out of the old building at Penton Harbor two weeks ago where nra of his seven children died of diphtheria and tho sixth, a girl of 19, was left speechless by the disease. While the seventh was yet barely convalescent their home aud most of their belongings were consumed by fire. Their loss is $500, with no insurance. The family is en tirely penniless. Workmen, while ditchiug near Eau Claire, unearthed a portion of the skel eton of a mammoth. A tooth that was dug up measured 25 inches in cir cumference, the jaw bone was nearly three feet in diameter and a tusk was two feet in length. Three teeth were found which glistened as though re cently polished. Other huge bones were found anil the entire skeleton will probably bo brought to light. Two men, one whoso name cannot be learned, the other giving tho name of William Hunt, were asphyxiated by gas at the Payview hotel at Marquette. J tot It men were laborers of middle age, and unmarried. Hunt, at one time, admitted that his name was assumed, and said his real name was Margraves. His family connections in England are said to bo highly respectable and he claimed to bo the owner of an estate worth $1,000,000. The golden weddings of Mr. and Mrs. John G. Mubingci, Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Kanzenberger, Mr. and Mrs. John Potter and Mr. nnd Mrs. John Pernthul, of Frankcnmuth, were com memorated in one day. John M. llu bingcr and G. M. Pyerlein, whoso wives are not now living, were mar ried at the same time by tho same minister in Germany just previous to the departure of the ship that carried them to America. They were the sec ond settlers of Frankcnmuth. Lemuel ' Collins, of Edmore, was killed while stealing a ride on the trucks of a train at Walcottville, Ind. MINE DISASTERS. At Least 17 Men Killed by l'xploslons In Peiinnylvaulti Minos. A terrific explosion of gas occurred at the Perwind-W'hite shaft at Dubois, Pa., and many coal miners were killed. Thirteen dead bodies have so far been recovered. It is not believed that there aro over three more, if any, still iutho mine. The first two bodies found were badly mutilated, but the balance had evidently been suffocated by the foul gas. As tho mining industry has been in a depressed condition for some time past all of tho families are left in poor circumstances. Another Mine Horror. The gas in mino No. 1, Adrian, operated by tho Puffalo, Rochester & Pittsburg Coal fc Iron Co., at Punxsu tawney, Pa., exploded aud tho mine is on fire. Eleven men have been brought out with two dead: Isaac Jones, mar ried, with three children; Joe Law rence, widower, with 11 children. Poth these men were rescuers. How many more there may bo in the mine cannot bo stated until search is made. And StKl Another. A mine explosion occurred at the Ohio it Pennsylvania mine, near West Newton, Pa. Two injured men were taken from tho shaft and a man named O'Donncll and a boy, Willis Davis, were suffocated. Mciiriiuiu:m Kevolt Very Serious. Advices have reached New York that the Nicaraguan government is not subduing tho rebellion of tho Leo nists with tho easo that dis patches would indicate. President Zo laya has declared himself dictator and is said to exercise a strict censorship of the press and telegraphs. It is said that the rebels aro strong and well armed and on the aggressive. It is also said that the troops sent out by Honduras ostensibly to subdue the re belli ion aro liable to turn against Zelaya, as President Po uilla, of Honduras, is deeply indebted to Gen. Orteiz, commander of the reb els, for aid the latter gave him in ele vating himself. Without Honduras aid Zela3'a will have a hard strugglo to down the rebellion. I'dldori Sdii Through tho Huiivtn Hotly. A New York special says that Thomas Edison has succeeded, with the aid of the X ray, in penetrating the human body with the naked eye, the success ful experiment having been made last week. He looked into the lungs and heart, and examined the arteries, muscles and blood vessels of one of his assistants. With the powerful cathode light behind the subject, ho looked through the screen of prepared chem icals, and is said to have plainly seen tho workings of tho various organs of t he body. GENERALITIES IN BRIEF. Fire did $100,000 damage in the At lantic oil refinery at Pittsburg. John Hartman shot his wife and himself at Omaha because they were penniless and he could not find work. Strikers and non-union men came to blows at Chandler & Taylor's iron works at Indianapolis and three men were fatally shot. John A. Kight, cashier of the Fifth Avenue Savings bank, Columbus, ()., was arrested and charged with having embezzled $S0,00(). Gen. Alger, in an interview at Wash ington, said ho had no idea of trying for the nomination for President,' but that he would vote for McKinley at the Republican convention. At Pelleville, Tex., Clem Stawther and Puck Chappell, Negroes, were hanged for tho murder of Mrs. Dora Ermshoff because she did not hand out her pocltetbook quick enough. The wife of John Moes, a wealthy brick manufacturer, secured a divorce at Tiffin, O. A few days later he called at her residence and demanded her return to his home. She refused, and he shot her and her sister, Katie Smith, wounding both fatally. Thomas A. Edison reports that by means of X says he can see through eight inches of wood with the naked eye. Mr. Edison says that, with the aid ofa llucroscent screen, he has been ablo to see objects through all sorts of sub stances, except metals and bones. The final formalities for the release of John L, Waller, formerly American consul in Madagascar, who was sen tenced to 1.0 years' imprisonment for conveying information to the llovas regarding the French, have been com pleted in Paris, and Waller is .now free. Direct negotiations with Great Prit ian respecting tho Venezuelan bound ary dispute have been resumed by our state department nt the point where there were left by the exchange of the notes of Secretary Olney and Lord Salisbury, of last J uly and last Novem ber. U. S. Consul J. D. Hall, at San Juan, Forto Rico, reports an attempt on his life by a Spanish soldier who shot at him from the prison wall, saying after ward that the shot was aimed at an escaping prisoner. News had just ar rived of the action of congress on the Cuban question. The Ohio brigade of the K. of P. will hold an encampment nt Cleveland the fourth week in August, 180(5, and has issued a general invitation to all the brigades of the military branch of tho Knights of Pythias throughout tho supreme jurisdiction, to join with it in a general encampment. Lord Salisbury, the Pritish premier, has sent a reply to the memorial in favor of the Anglo-American arbitra tion of tho Vene.ulan question adopted by tho peace society. Hosajvs: "lam glad to bo able to inform you that this question is receiving the consideration of the government and that proposals in the direction indicated by tho mem orial are now before tho government of the United States." Very general response is being made by the commercial and manufacturing interests of the country to tho circular letters addressed to them by the house ways and means sub-committee on reciprocity and commercial treaties, in viting expressions of opinion from them as to the advisability of endeav oring to renew the reciprocity agree ments made with many foreign coun tries under tho terms of the McKinley tariff act. There is an unquestionable preponderance of desire for the re newal of tho reciprocity agreements. Tho P. S. census bureau at Washing ton was damaged $10,000 worth by tire. WAlt CLOUDS DARKEN THE EGYPTIAN SITUATION MAY CAUSE A EUROPEAN WAR. Kn&land I'ludu Much Opposition In Male In Preparations for Another Soudan Campaign Franco la Ileeomins Very I'neasy, und May Cause Trouble. Recent events in northeastern Af rica have brought forth tho strongest probability of a clash between the Eu ropean poweas interested in that country. The terrible reverses of tho Italian arms at Adowa aud the an nouncement of Great Pritain of an other campaign against tho Mahdists iu tho Soudan, beginning with a move ment upon Dongola, have attracted tho eyes of the world, especially when it is so clearly seen that the Pritish nro operating in unison with the driebund. Franco has great interests on tho upper Nile and fears that the Lgyptian advance to Dongola covers a Pritish advance to Khartoum and to Uganda and an interference with her colonial expansion iu Central Africa. Tho Pritish occupation of Egypt is sufficiently galling in itself, but more so in its threats to French plans in Af rica beyond Egypt. M. Perthelot, France's minister of foreign affairs in the cabinet meeting that he had asked the Pritish ambassador, tho marquis of Dufferin, for information regarding the proposed advance of Pritish-Egyp-tian troops up the Nile and had pointed out to him the serious conse quences of such an advance. This warning note may bo a preliminary to more decided steps. The government and people of France are beginning to realize that the recent conferences at Perlin be tween tho Austrian minister for for eign affairs, Count Goluchowski; tho Italian ambassador at Perlin, Count Lanza Pi Pusca. and tho German im perial chancellor. Prince llohenlohe, under the auspices of Emperor William of Germany, and with Great Pritain a party to the understanding arrived at, had more signifi cance than was generally admitted. The rearrangement of tho dreibund with Great Pritain as an active instead of a silent partner in the arrangement was evidently only the first step in the direction of attempting to make alter ations in tho map of Africa with tho consent or support of tho dreibund. As one of tho guaranteeing powers to the Egyptian bondholders, France has more than tho usual interest of the other powers in the disposal of Egyptian revenues and she may refuse to consent to the coat of the Nile campaign being charged to tho Egyptian budget. France is not deciding upon the course she will pursue without a full under standing with her Russian ally, and it is announced that numerous tele grams have passed between Paris and St. Petersburg on tho subject. It is feared, however, even though tho dis sent of Russia and France should hold and the commissionerson the Egyptian debt should not vote the sum required out of the Egyptian surplus, Great Pritain would herself supply the money and men and make tho whole project a distinctively Pritish instead of Egj'ptian enterprise, occupy tho Soudan in her own name instead of that of Egypt and enter upon further agressive action in Africa. The ItritUli IJnjIn to See the Danger. A London dispatch says: Tho minis terial statement and discussion in tho house of commons 'ally establishes that the Pritish advance upon the Soudan denotes the iniatiouof a policy by the Pritish government which may be fraught with most far-reaching and possibly disastrous consequences. Ar thur Palfour, speaking for the cabinet, practically admitted that Dongola would probably not bo the destination but only the halting place of tho Anglo-Egypt'an forces. His allusion to the desirability of bringing Pritish rule to the Soudan were interpreted as in dicating that the English government is bent upon a war, not of defense, but of conquest of that whole section. Unless popular outcry stays Salisbury's hand it may well happen that the long expected casus belli, which is to bring about a general European cataclysm, may be provided, not by trouble at Constantinople, in the Palkans, or in the cast, but by the clas.hingof French, German and Pritish interests in Africa, and especially iu tho race now begun in good earnest, for the possession of the unappropriated portion of the val ley of the upper Nile. Insurgent llelnforcement lCeat-h Cuba. Washington: The secretary of tho Cuban legation, Mr. tjuisada, has re ceived a telegram announcing the safe arrival in Cuba of Gen. Enrique Collazo, with arms and ammu nition. This the Cuban officials here regard as a serious blow to Spain, for they say that with Gen. Collazo went a number of distinguished veterans. The expedition had more than 3,000 ritlcs aud 1,000,000 rounds of cart ridges, besides dynamite and machetes. Hot lluttle in Plnar del Kin. Havana: A hot battlo between the forces under Col. Hernandez and the insurgents under Maceo, Panderas and others, is reported from tho neighbor hood of Candelaria in Pinar del Rio. Tho insurgent loss is reported to have been 300 killed and wounded. Of the troops, Capt. Torroja Guerrero was killed and Lieut. Comas wounded. The Spanish loss is not given. Tho details of the battle are ratlicr meager, but each side claims a victory. During the recent snowstorm in the province of Ore!, Russia, 130 persons were frozen to death in one night. Edwin F. Uhl, the new II. S. ambas sador to Germany, sailed on the North German Lloyd steamer for Premen. He was accompanied Mrs. Uhl, Miss Uhl ami Master Uhl. A disastrous fire in the smelting de partment of the copper works of tho Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing Co., at Natrona, Pa., caused a loss esti mated at $1,000,000. Tho buildings destroyed covered nearly four acres of ground. The big battleship Massachusetts has had its preliminary or builders' 1 1- i : 1 1 mill iierinittfwl . herself noblv. ' making a speed of 15.0 knots an hour, j Mr. Cramp says the steamship behaved I admirably, despite the bad condition ' of the roiigh weather, rolling but very little. The Cramp Co. will notify the. government at once of the successful trial. OUR LAWMAKERS AT WORK. Senate. Eighty-Unit day. Owing to the in ulsposltlou of Mr. Mills. Lent.. Tex., who hud law floor on tho subject, tho Cuban debate was not continued. An animated controversy uroso over tho resolution of Mr. Cannon. Kco.. Utah, directing Secretary Smith to execute tho law for the public opening of tlio I Tncompiih in In dian reservation Utah und crltici.Hltitf tno t-cc-retary for lint Oelay in executing tho law. Mr. est took tho oc.-usion to ncathnwly clonouiu-e tno President miU tho cabinet for their contin ued hiiKhtuur tho wiblies of Iho people. .Num erous bills of minor important) were passed. House. Tho House entered upon the consid eration of the resolutions censiniiii,' Mr. Hav urd for speeches delivered by him before tho crammurschoolut llnston.Kiigiitud. nnd before the Kdinburirh. Scotland, oh.lo.-ophicnl insti tution last tall. The k'allei ins wore crowded to overl'owinjj. With tho OAception of the speech of Mr. Cou das. of Iowa, however the oratory of the occasion was disappointing. Mr. Hitt. chalrnvin of tho forehrn affairs committee, und Mcl'reary. who was cnairmun of tho committee in iho lust congress, opened respectively, for and utfainst tno resolutions. Mr. Hrnper. liep.. Mass.. anuouucetl nis inability to bring himself to vote tor tho resolutions of censure, if tho utteruiices were inappropriate tho punishment was too hiii'-h. Mr. Liusmore. Lorn.. Ark., wuo was minister to Korea during the former Cleveland administration, in closing the debate for tho day defended the utterances of Mr. Uuyurd. Ssnate. Eighty-second duy. Cuba had the entire attention of tho Senate, speeches being made by Senators (!ray. Chilton mid Caffery. the debate being enlivened by many spirited incident-'. Senators I'nlmor. Mills, i'latt and homo others aro yet to bo hoard on tlie resolu tions, und no time for u vote has been llxed. Mr. Stewart, of Nevada, spoke of tho Ineffect ual cuort of 1-.T.(M) Spanish soldiers to put down tlio uprising. Cuba was Miialler l:i are than the stale of Virgin'a. und yet Virgin a had a debtor less than t-Al.M i.noii. whilo i.,o (. (ten. );W of Spain s debt was secured by the cus toms duties of Cuba. Tho creed of Spanish bondholders was at tlio bottom of Cuba s slav ery to Spain. Tno American poop e thrilled with sympathy for Cuba, said he. and yet sena tors stoou quibbling oer a report as to facts. Mr. Duvls. Kep.. Minn., chairman of the com mittee on territories, reported favorably the bill to admit New Mo.itco to ulatehoou. House-The resolutions censuring Ambassa dor Hayard occupied tho day. Mr. Taft. liep.. ('. . mipported the resolutions iu u scathing speech. Messrs. i' arson, Kep.. .V. C: McCall, Hep.. Mass.. and H u rett. author of the resolu tions, also favored them, whilo Mr. Tucker. Lent., a., opposed them. Sknatk. --Kiguty-thira day. Senator Mor gan, presented a new phaso of the Cuban ques tion bv o.'fenng a .'oint resolution -declared that a stale of war.exists In Cuba und recogniz ing tno insurgents a;j beliije rents. Tho pend ing resolution uro concurrent, whilo these being joint, would, if adopted, aoiulre the President's signature. Most ot the day was given to ti Cuban debate speeches being made tv Mr. Catfcry, of Louisiana, in opposition, uiid Mr. Call, of Florida, supporting tuo resolu tions. Tiie cupont elect lou contest cuino up long enough to allow Mr. Allen. Kep.. oppor tunity to express his views ugainu Mr. Hu pout s claim. A number of small bills were passed. The committee on territories agreed to report favorably the bid lor tuo admission ot Arizona us a state of the t'nion. MousK Alter three days of dob'ite a resolu tion was adopted censuring Thomas l Huyurd, ambassador to t ue cmi ft oi St. James, for ut terances delivered in an nduress to the lloston, Kngland. grammar sc. .00 . an I 111 an address before tho Kdinlnmru. Scotland, philosophical institution. In wh en ho is alleged to have affronted ami intuited the American people. The House considered the contested election case of I'.enoit vs. liodnor for tho r'ifth Louis iana district, and t ie report of tiie majority, deel iring tho :seat vacant on account of fraud nu t iutimittation at the election, was adopted, i:it to flu thus unseating ifoutnor. Democrat. 1 ensious occupied the evening session. Sknate. Kight y-f our tit day. One of the hottest incidents of tho Cuban debato was tho introduction bv Mr. Mills, of Toxas. of joint resolutions which propose to go further than has bt en suggested at any previous time. They direct tho President to request Spam to grant local self-government to Cuba, und in case Spain refuses tho President is authorized lo use the military and naval forces in taking possession of Cuba and hold it until sclt-goi-erniueut is established by the luban people, Tho resolutions were referred. Mr. Plutt also introduced resolutions limiting the action of congress to an expression o; sympathy for uba's struggle and authorizing tno President to extend the friendly otriccs of the United states toward securing a free, independent, re publican form of government. Viieso wero also referred and ot motion of Mr. Sher man, chairman ot the committee 0:1 for eign relations. tho Cuban resolutions were recommitted to tne conference commit t( e. Tho senate turned its attention to tho legisla tive appropriation bill which was not disposed of when the Senate ad ourncd. Senator lilack burn's return to the Senate after tho exciting und fruitless senatorialcontest before tlio Ken tucky legislat ure, was signalized by an unusual demonstration of greeting by his colleagues. ilorsK- Most of the day was Hpcnt considering tho Curtis bill to abolish the death penalty in all cases whore it is prescribed in tho federal statute Mi in nuniberi. save in cases of mur der and rape under sections MM) und b'.U.i of the revised statutes. The bill makes no changes in the yenalties that can bo inflicted by mili tary or naval court martial. The bill failed to puss for want of a quorum. Tiie committee on elections ot President und Vice President re ported favorably the bill introduced by Mr. Corliss, of Michigan, providing for tho election of Senators by a direct vote of the people. Sorno amendments of minor importance were udoptcd. Kentucky's legislature Adjourns. The closing clay of the stormy Ken tucky legislature came and passed without the election ofa United States senator. Among the last act was the offering of a resolution indorsing the action of the governor in calling out the militia. Amid the most uproiir ous confusion tho resolution was adopted. On motion of Hon. Cy . Hrown, the joint assembly eter nally, forcibly, everlastingly and per petually, and for all time dissolved, never to meet again. Vlu,n the mo tion was put, the long meter doxology was sting by the assembly in a spirit of humor. Venezuelan Mtu.wlon Clearing Up. London: It is understood here that Senor Andrade, the Venezuelan min ister at Washington, has now decided to recognize tho Yuruan incident ns separate from the boundary question and hopes are expressed that his en tente will lead to an agreement upon a scheme for the settlement of the boundary dispute by direct negotia tions between lircat Hritain and Vene zuela. It is regarded as certain that the United States will cordially sup port such an agreement. KallAHA l'.lplltlAt. Harmony prevailed at the Populist convention at Hutchinson, Kas. The resolutions adopted reaffirm the Omaha platform. A special resolution on the money question for union of all silver forces of the country was passed. Sentiment has developed in favor of Caldwell or Tillman for President, with a combination of friends of silver on one ticket, though no instrtuctions wero given to delegates. of commons ivissod 01 commons passe u The P.ritish hou- a resolution urging upon the govern- m.mt tli. mlvissihilitv of doiixr thtth' t.,. .vf t kcenrc an intmuti.m'i,l Utmost to secure an iniwr!iiii.i(uiii agreement on u bimetallic monetary system. Commander P.ooth has decided to drop the nomo ot tlio Deity from tho title tlo of his organization lirst called boundary dispute, and practically ter iod's . American Volunteers." The j initiated through the good offices of liforms ut the volunteers will bo th0 United States, without tho reprc- (i uiiuui ni- t vuiuiiiui-ia wn uu cadet b' tie. Cen. Win. Pooth. founder and con:- : stuu,tt coming: into direct rela-mander-in-chief of tho Salvation Armv,' ' ian rt;?.a,nV"? l affiUf- U Is un has ordered Col. Ladle, who deposed I 1;'r.stood thnt the uruan demand now Pallington Ilooth from the command of tun American armv. to return t Knebmd. Commander and Mrs. P.ootii TucUer will endeavor. m their in- i.. tb.. l'i.it,.,i s,i... t,.. li it ,., Nallington' It.M.tii and wife, both of whum'sav thev are now con&ecratJil to their ucw organisation. To Kink Light Out L'ar!tnra by X Ry. Several important discoveries have been made in connection with X rays by Stephen II. lhnmens, of New York, who claims to have succeeded in ob taining the rays from tho ordinary sunbeam, ami has taken excellent pictures therewith. Ho is now trying to turn the X rays into ordinary light, aud if he succeeds wonders may be worked later. It may bo possible to light a dark room by using the waste rudiaut energy of tho boiling tea ket tle or tho ordinary radiator, or by col lecting and turning into light the X rays of the darkness itself. Dr. Em mons and his son have invented an in strument which is now being con structed to enable surgeons, by means of X rays, to see the interior of limbs or bodies of their patients, instead of examining them on a photographic plate. This instrument he culls tho "photoscope." The principle is that on which Edison and other experi menters have acted iu seeing through various substances. Crunt u th t Cab in Ouestlon. During tho debato on the Cuban question in the United States senate, many allusions were made both by Senator Sherman and Senator Hill as to the attitude of President (Irant and Hamilton Fish, then secretary of state on tho question, which was an import ant one during tho former Cuban war. On the authority of diaries in the pos session of Hamilton l' ish, son of the late secretary, it is shown that Presi dent Grant had at one time, under the circumstances of a pending negotiation at Madrid, been inclined to recognize the belligerency of Cuba: but on Juno 13, 1S70, tho opinion of the President and tho cabinet was unanimous that there wore not facts to justify the declaration of belligerency, and that the satisfaction of tho President with the Cuban policy of his administration, and its effects upon the country and tho Republican party, found expression a few weeks later in thanks to tho secretary of state for whatever share in it may have been due to his wisdom and judgment. Ilritlsh Venezuelan Claim Shaky. A document which will have an im portant bearing on the Venezuelan dispute has been submitted to the Venezuelan commission. This docu-' ment is a geographical work of two volumes, published in 182-', and is by Prof. Myers, of the Royal Military academy, Woolwich, Eng., and an offi cer of the llritish government. Py virtue of his official position, ho had access to all Pritish archives, and pub lished his work just eight years after tho cession made to England by Holland,-of tho three settlements of De marara, Jlcrlico and Esequibo. In this geography, which is a very ex haustive and complete work, and which was the standard authority of its day, it is both stated on the map and re peated several times in the text that the Essequibo river was tho frontier boundary between Dutch, now Pritish Guiana, and Venezuela. Six Killed by a I'owder Mill Kxplniiion. A terrific explosion occurred at tho Lallin-Kand powder mill at llifton, X. Y., and the concussion was felt over six miles. Five men were blown to pieces, and it was with difficulty that the identification of the missing could be made. About ."0 men wero em ployed at the mill, and many of them were hurt. In all 30,001) pounds of powder were destroyed and the loss to the company is placed at 30,000. McKinley Goes, In Wisconsin. Milwaukee entertained tho Wiscon sin Republican convention, which was an enthusiastic gathering. Protection, reciprocity and sound money gold and silver on equality wero the key notes of tho resolutions. The dis tinguished public services of Hon. Win. McKinley were commended and the delegates "were instructed to use all reasonable effort to secure his nom ination for the presidency. The light to elect a senator by tho Kentucky legislature occupied the en tire session and then failed of that object and left the state without finan ces to carry on tho government. THE MARKETS. tlVK STOCK. New Vork Cattlo Sheep Lambs Hogs Host KrudOS....ft S) jl n!l lAnver grades..:! .4 0J Chicago Host grades.... I 10. .4 2j Lower grades.. i..4 00 Detroit Host grades. ...3 7S..3 Of) Lower grades.. 2 00.. i d Cincinnati Host grades.... 3 7.I...4 Oil Lower grades.. 2 C" Cle velt nd Hcst grades. ...3 TO. .4 0: ljower grades.. 2 0J..3 i0 litttur( Hcst grades.... 4 00. .4 25 Lower grades.. t 2o..3 W t -l J ) t4 nil 3 0J 4 0J 4 2J 3 00 3 75 3 00 3 73 4 00 3 Hi 4 00 3 8 4 10 4 CO 4 00 3 00 4 C5 4 00 3 SI 2 7.i 4 50 3 75 3 75 S 74 4 no 3 7i 3 5) 8 10 4 40 3 00 4 00 3 0J 4 80 4 t0 (SKAIN, KTC. Wheat, Corn. Oats, No. 2 white No. 2 red No. 2 mix New York 7u 'U. 7 ' 37 n'.ii 20 (0,20 28'..28'4 21 ..21 .1l'i..2t''i 23 ..23 2'.)'4..29 23 ..23 2!'i..:i0 23 ..23' 2H'4.. 22!4..23 2t ..29 23 ..23 I timothy, fih per ton. Live Poultry. chioUens. Chicago lH'4..BI'i 'Detroit OS ..HS't Toledo till ..CO Clnrlnnutt 00 ..00 Cleveland ..0si l'lttnbnrs tkS'4..M) Detroit -Tiny. No. Potatoes. 20e per bit. ic per lb: turkeys. He: ducks, lie. JCggs. fresh, KlWe per do, liulter, fresh dairy, l.o per lb; creamery, 2lc. KKVIEW OF TIM UK, Ccncral trado throughout the United States for tuo tirst quarter of ismi is disappointing. When tho Improvement In industrial und com morctal lines between March and September, lMi.". is recalled, oeeurrlng us it did two years alter tho panic ot I S'.;, reason would hce'm to liuvo been behind Iho confidence that the cur rent calendar year would bring u revival. Hut tiie mos , favorable reports ut this time are tnoso which declare the volume of business only e jital to. in u few instance in excess, of the like total ono year ago. Prices for indus trial and tiirm nrodnots are alike verv uniwr- tain, a iriougn out siigiu tiiiciuattons are 1 i it?ouit. The unusually large number of j i,naijiesa failures taking plaeo during th(, Hr , 1 mnirtcr of tno current year promise to rnaUo u resold. Tne total for tho current week ' throughout tno eo-intrv is .loo. or is more than just week. -is more tluin in the corresponding ! week ot i 10s more man iyj, und VH mora j lhlitl l J The so-called Yuruan incident has been divorced from the Venezuelan mo Milieu ntax.c.4. without tlio renrc- I sentatives of tircat Pritain and Vene- si.nply become one for personal dam iges uuiieted upon i;rit:di property 1 i,n l . Prons bv cuzuclan oflioials, living out of. the controversy tho 1 question whether the occurrence wan 'ipoM Venezuelan territory, n ! bcin" 'n-elevant. Payor telling has proven successful