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Is V.jf «v .- %k %C fa- •, i, \L.\ iv.S Jr i I Mtxlrcr-' v fxri victor ASELXI •Irmoui... SENSATIONAL AND REMARKABLE. Americans AlkfH to Umr* Bw(«ia«4 to Buy San UomlogN AMSTERDAM, April 'Z'Z.—Information lias reached here of one of the most sen sational and remarkable transactions •which has been known for many years, and which cannot fail to make a great •tir in England and Germany. The transaction consist* of the virtual sale of the island republic of San Domingo to a prirafe ctiupany in the United States, the sum agreed upon being fixed at $3,500,000 in 5 per cent, deben tures on thf- revenue from tobacco, etc. It is said that the ?ciiem« has been ap proved and indorsed by Secretary Blaine and reported by Messrs. Gould and Mills. It fa also stated that these gentlemen are Koin to spring it upon the Lnited States as a campaign weapon somewhat uu the .isnie as thotw on which Beao '.Hfifi'l control of the Suez canal for England. *tr^ or WalM»« fAr SpHmm f*AAibBTnta, Wi '., AI-ril 22 —The jJumbeniit-u are getting discourafred waiting for warm weather to thaw the •'ice in the dam flowa^e. and have started •with a crew to remove it with dvuamite. sift W U. I I'.nrji^rjaJ Z9B[ r*w v 33 i n i i i Hrisbi hotwdl Rhlpi la Colllaion. AHHKHOTBURO, Ont., April 23.—At 5:30 a. m. the Lehigk Valley 1™ Btearner Fred Mercur, bound down, grain laden from Chicago, met the schooner John B. Merrill, coal laden, bound up, in tow of the tug Swan at Bar point. In an endeavor to avoid (shallow water both vessels sheered slightly from the proper course, and in ao doing the steamer struck the schooner a glancing blow on the port side, just forward amidships, making a big hole in the schooner. The Merrill was thrown over on the bar, where she sank in a few minutes in fourteen feet of water. The crew was rescued unin jured. The Mercur was not Warding Off a Baah. WARHIMOTON, April 22.—The senate commerce committee has notified a nnm)er of senators from other atates that they need not expect increases in the present river and harbor bill, and that they may be prepared for some cute. This is understood to be for the purpose of preventing the pressure that is made upon the committee for ad ditional appropriations. So far tui the Northwest is concerned, it need not few, as it has aireaiy beset well takm care off. .• THE GREAT SIOUX i v GfS arum I'# p-f led' WILL BE PROSECUTED, A Summon* Imu«1 for Ei-Pnmtef cl«r Mil Others. MOKTOKAL, Que., April 22.—• #ojn mons under the criminal law has been issued against Mercier, ex-provincial premier, Charles Langelier, ex-proviu cial secretary, and Ernest Pacaud, re quiring them to answer to the charge of conspiracy to defraud the govern ment of the province of Quebec. The proceedings are similar to thoee taken by the Dominion government against Messrs. McGreevy and Connolly. Hie charge is made by the new attorney general, and is based on the $100,000 deal in connection with the government subsidies to the Baie des Chaleurs rail way. Mercier is at his home in Mon treal, confined to his bed by sickxMM. GROWING VERY SERIOUS. Ipaalih Anarchists Blow Up a Brldft sad Threaten to Bora a Tows. MADRID, April 22. —Armed anarchist! marched through Herrarra Castle and blew up the bridge over the river. There were about forty in the band and they carried red and black flags. There have been no arrests. They threatened to burn the towiv in case they were in terfered with. i V .- V e n V w k i $ Ei w TO*R- ntu?a_ i v -Atom ,_i__ i Tr/,!fr?c' Badiir, CI tijdt lltOV/TL Kidnapped a Judge. NEW ORLEANS, April 22 —A nriniatlon has been caused here by the mysterious disappearance of Judge R. H. Marr, one of the beat known jurists in the state. He is 70 years old and has been missing Bince Tuesday morning. The police be lieve he was kidnapped by friends of Baker and Deschamps, two murderers sentenced to be hanged next Friday. Strong efforts have been made to secure a pardon for the men and Judge Marr, as trial judge, was tp hav# a vm&tm the matter. & r\ J.ake TMsted Badgbr^ Lake Tilonkaha fVQRTH fsifr-AspiiiHA Lh1 & 1 Oldham\ I I Bruce ucea rr-ia^ 'r'nipyrr Romnua lAQifh 2ftcste EL-uj1!! Tbmroil IB iOtftr Miowsn *. ., V- 1' ''ftffi)' itnfy" r~r~ J^"l'\ *i i 35 I i xm/injitijj Holowmi ST. PETERSBRNO, April 22. -Hie burn ing of a three-story tenement house in the most crowded part of the city caused the loss of a number of lives. Nine persons are known to have per ished and fifteen are missing, of whom it is believed several are dead. A V Dfntroynl M*nyHoui«i. "v OLEAN, N. Y., April 22. -Pire started in a saloon and boarding house on Oak street and spread both ways, totally de stroying twelve houses and three barns. The Commercial hotel on Spruce street was also destroyed. The Iocs will be heavv. MR7RV—|- cciwvoa N E UfofoffrtUt i$x rx" ST\ I Jkvitbiicfik H^msbur£ L. I wiwhi u3xg^a«: S»V 1* Xa AbettNU New Yottk-, April 22. —George OottW and D. O. Mills say they never heard of the reported sale of San Domingo to an American syndicate in which they were said to be interested. The story came by cable from Amsterdam. The San Domingo consul said it was absurd. No such transaction could be effected without a popular vote. Revolutionist* Will Beeffe. NEW YORK, April 22.—A Herald dis patch from Buenos Ayres says that the revolutionists in Matto Grosso intend to offer determined resistance to the gov ernment troops, which are expected to arrive there next week. The German papers of that city advocate the forma tion of a new republic to consist of the Brazilian states of Rio Grande do Snl and Santa Catalina, to be under German imperial protection. -Denial New York's New Censos. ALBANY, N. Y., April 22.—The new oensns shows that the alien population of New York is 875,000, while that of Kings county is 150,000, In New York city there is one alien in every five of po[Milation. The total population of the •tats is 0.488.852. WS&MKf ... ,,.(... rr Truiric\Tjrrh Oak Lnke Bak? rum. (it hi a TS„ y (lariat* np.wa ,^ 1 ,'ju. .•***.•* Bays, m.mn-• ~"nrW Kansas City Kidnappers. KANSAS CITY, April 22.—Lizzie Den* nis, the woman who on Thanksgiving evening, 1891, stole the little child of Banker David T. BealB and gave it into the keeping of confederates, has plead guilty to the charge of kidnaping. She will be a witness for the state in the case against Albert Spipole, alias King. Robertson, alias Ralson, the chief con spirator, has never been arrested. Use 'tvoman reiterates her story that she was compelled to abduct the child. too, that Robertson got all of the $5,000 rausom money paid by Mr.Beals, and that all he has ever expended in de-! fense.of herself and King was $25 paid' t» a lawyer as a retainer. Chinese Murdnrers AnraatadL HELENA, Mon., April 22.— Deputy United States Marshal Ramsay of Bil lings arrested Ah Let and Ah Do, Chinamen, charged with the murder of Vum Lee, another Chinaman, on the Crow reservation last October. The latter was found dead in hiav cabin Oct. 12, with his head split open and all hii money ($900) missing, Marshal Pur ay detailed Billy Kay, a Helena Chinaman, to work on the caae. Billy made a good detective and fastened the crime on the N •.