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New York. I.c. 21. IL O. Dan A Co.'s
weekly review of trade says:
failures In the year 1SW have been
15. m In number, with liabilities
amounting to. I14X.M4.2S1 aural net 11S2.
S81.771 In 157. 1276.811.9:5 In 13. $l2.
06.Z70 In 1MJ& and IISi8.K8.SSl In, JS!M.
In this statement banking failures are
included with liabilities of I18.706.6SO
against $28,249,700 last year and tSO.718.
15 in The commercial failures
were 12.112 In number and in
amount against S1S4.332.071 laM year
and t226.0M.060 In 1S36. Manufacturing
were $06,761,622 against I67.6h5.0H1 last
year and t8.463.Ul In 18i6. and trading
were 161.W-e.943 against t74.499.SHj8 last
year and $109,046,620 In 1S. The num
ber of failures. 1.06 per cent of the firms
reported In business, though smaller
than In any other year since 18H2. is
ornewhat swelled by the multitude of
small traders who start without ade
quate capital, so that the average lia
bilities per failure Is smaller than in
iny other ytar of the 24 for which full
records exist.
The year 1X98 has not only been one of
victory, of Important inert-awe in terri
tory and of incalculable expansion of
the influence of th United States
in oiig other nations, but has surpassed
ill otht-r y-ars In financial and indus
trial resu'Js. The center of flnanc'al
power has crossed the ocean. After
paying debts of several hundred mil
lions abroad and conducting a "war to
an honorable end the country Is lend
ng fo many millions in gurope that for
tin tlrst time bunks abroad look to New
York to dictate the rate of exchange.
Kxports were about $1,250,000,000, and
the excess over Imports about $617,000,
D00 against $357,000,000 in 1897, and In
Dnly two previous years has the bal
ance risen to $300,000,000. November
passed all previous months In value of
produce exports over imports, but l)e
?ember has gone much beyond November.
Otis Sends Miller to Suppress
Filipino Insurgents.
lurrradrr tf Rlae f Filipino laaar
seats Apparently Hi4t an aa Or
der Freaa Madrid la Catu l
tailed State Eabarrsuatat.
Washington. Dec. Si. General Rios,
ihe Spanish commander, by surrender
In Ilol.'o to the Philippine Insurgent,
has brought the United States face to
face with the problem of controlling
Agulnaldo and his followers.
President McKinley and his advisers
f-re fully realize the gravity of the
situation, but they have implicit confi
dence In Major General Otis and Ad
miral Dewey In their ability to do what
ever is necessary to maintain the au
thority of the United States. By direc
tion of the president instructions have
been sent to General Otis giving him
plenary powers In dealing with the In
surgents at Hollo, but at the same time
telling him to take a very firm and posi
tive stand and occupy Hollo with Arnt-r-can
It is assumed here that the force sent
to Iloilo by General Otis has already
Tk KUmI MaWr at fsstrtat Save-
entaa ta raaaaalaw
Hon Justin S. Morrill, the Senior
etor torn Vermont, died In Washington
Wednesday morning in th eighty-ninth
year of his age. after an li:nea of less
than a week. With htm when the end
came was his sister-in-law. Miss Iu a
Swan, his son James. Mr. Benjamin
Durfee. for a long tlm associated with
th senator in the finance committee
vJra Ash
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I'oiaonluK Mra. Dnnnlux.
Ban Francisco, Dec. 31. Mrs. Cordelia
Dotkin was last night found guilty of
murder in the first degree for causing
the death of Mrs. John P. Dunning by
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however, the Jury that found her guilty
lmiosing the penalty of life imprison
ment. The verdict was unexpected. An
acquittal was confidently awaited by
the defense, while the prosecution fear
ed a disagreement. Rumors had been
n circulation to the effect that several
of the Jurors strongly favored the de
fense and that their opinions were too
strongly grounded to be capable of a
Although the jury was out only four
hours, more than one of which was de
voted to dinner, it is currently reported
that the verdict was the result of a
compromise. The sex of the prisoner
made such a conclusion satisfactory to
the jurors. Mrs. Botkin kept herself
well In hand when her fate was an
nounced. Not until the juryman and
most of the spectators left the court
room did she give evidence of collapse.
Then she sank back half fainting, but
speedily recovered when given a glass
of water. -
else they
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New York Official Election Flgorei.
Albany, Dec. 31. The state board of
canvassers yesterday afternoon can
vassed the vote of the state and de
clared these state officers elected: Gov
ernor, Theodore Roosevelt, plurality 17,-
786; lieutenant governor, Timothy L.
Woodruff, plurality 9,661; secretary of
state, John T. McDonough, plurality
15,839; treasurer, John P. Jaeckel, plu
rality 8,664; comptroller, William J.
Morgan, plurality 10,964; attorney gen
eral, John C Davles, plurality 12,476;
state engineer, Edward A. Bond, plu
rality 9,682. There was a defective and
scattering vote of 9,216, much less than
in former years. On the totals Theo
dore Roosevelt received for governor
661,707 votes, Augustus Van Wyck 643,-
921, Benjamin Hanford 23,860, John
Kline 18,383, Theodore Bacon 2,103, blank
and defective 9,216.
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Gigantic Paper Trns.
Providence, Dec. 31. Dean & Shlbley,
( brokers and bankers, have taken charge
of the arrangements to consolidate the
paper manufacturers of this country.
This deal will involve about $40,000,000.
It will include the mills making writ
ing, bond, wrapping, ledger, envelope
and news paper. The purpose of this
consolidation of conflicting interests Is
to eliminate competition, to stop over
production, to make a condensation of
the lines of manufacture so that the
mill best adapted to make a certain
grade of paper may restrict its atten
tion to that specialty, thus by utilizing
all the machinery and capital invested
to the best advantage to get the best
Americana Get China Concessions.
London. Dec. 31. The Shanghai cor
respondent of The Daily Mall says:
'The terms of the final contract respect
ing the concession to the Anglo-Ameri
can syndicate of mining and railway
In command of American forces at
landed and taken possession of the city.
This force, which Is under the command
of General Marcus P. Miller, consists
of the Eighteenth regular infantry.
Battery G of the Sixth regular artillery
and the Fifty-first Iowa volunteers. It
was parried on three transports and
convoyed by the cruiser Baltimore and
the gunboat Callao. General Miller is
regarded by the war department offi
cials as a very capable officer.
The general instructions which have
been given to General Otis regarding
his Intercourse with the insurgents are
to deal kindly with them, but to be very
firm when called upon to make a de
cision. It is hoped by the administra
tion that General Miller has already
succeeded in getting possession of Hollo
without .serious trouble, and it is be
lieved that if he has done so the back
bone of insurgent opposition to the au
thority of the United States will be bro
ken, especially in view of the fact that
Aguinaldo's old cabinet has refused to
serve him any longer and that there
have been many defections from the
ranks of his followers on the lBland of
Larger Force Needed.
Officials of the war department would
feel much easier if General Otis had a
larger force at his disposal in the Phil
ippines. Six regiments of regular In
fantry, each regiment recruited up to
Its full war strength of 1,272 men, are
under orders for the Philippines, but
none has yet started. It had been hop
ed that there would be no necessity of
bringing matters to an issue with the
Insurgents until after the arrival of
these regiments. General Rios has,
however, disarranged the plans of the
administration In this matter by sur
rendering Iloilo Just before the arrival
of the American troops.
There are circumstances In connection
wish his action that tend to justify the
belief in some quarters that it was the
result of orders from Madrid, given for
the express purpose of giving trouble
to the American commander In the
Had he delayed his surrender only a
few days he could have turned the city
over to the American troops sent by
General Otis to occupy the city. This
dispatch, received from General Otis,
dated Manila, Dec. 27, Bhows that he be
lieves the Spanish commander acted
under orders from Madrid:
"Sent Colonel Potter on fast vessel to
Iloilo on the 24th to communicate with
Spanish general, Rios; latter evacuated
evening of 24th and Potter 39 hours
late; Insurgents took possession of city
on 26th, and Potter found Aguinaldo's
flag flymg. Cannot now report probable
results; will not hear from there for
four days, as no cable communications.
Spanish forces have evacuated all sta
tions in southern islands, except Zam
boanga, Mindanao, by orders, as they
say, from Madrid."
President McKinley appreciates that
the antiexpansionists will make capital
out of the present situation at Iloilo and
1 , . j j i can syndicate oi mining aim railway i oui oi me present situation at iiono ana
Ordei at OIICO anQ ffCt rateS tO agentS. privileges in the province of Seechuen that If General Miller has difficulty in
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have been agreed upon and are now be
ing signed. Seechuen is undoubtedly
the richest as well as the largest prov
ince in China. Great Britain and the
United States get the greater portion,
the Chinese and other nationalities get
ting the balance."
Shot Sheriff and Deputies.
Seaside, Or., Dec. 31. Charles Wil-
lard, a desperate character, shot and
killed Sheriff J. W. Williams and Depu
ty Lamers here and wounded Deputy
Miller and was himself killed by State
Senator R- W. Fulton. Willard was
suspected of burning Senator Fulton's
summer cottage here after robbing it,
and the officers were searching his
house for stolen goods.
If an agent gets only ten subscri
bers a day, he will make more money
a day than he has for the last year.
AVhen you send in your first order
say what township or townships you j-;
want. We will put an agent in every
township in theState.
Two Boys Drowned.
Middletown, Conn., Dec. 31. Frank,
aged 16, and Joseph, aged 12, sons of
Subscription Blanks, Return Envelopes and Sample Copies
Falls woolen mill last night. They went
on the ice to skate, and Joseph broke
through. In trying to save him Frank,
who could swim, was carried under the
ice. .
State op Ohio, City of Toledo, )
Lucab County, ) .
Frank J. Cheney makes oath that he
is the senior partner of the firm of F. J.
Cheney & (Jo., doina business in the City
inducing the Insurgents to turn the city
over to the United States the Incident
will be used as an illustration of the dif
ficulties which the opponents of retain
ing the islands contend will be continu
ally encountered. It is possible that the
Spanish foresaw this and hoped t
arouse antagonism to the ratification of
the treaty when they ordered General
Rios to evacuate Hollo after an Ameri
can force had. been dispatched by Gen
eral Otis to take the city.
The secretary of war announces that
Major- General Henry W. Lawton has
been relieved of the command of the
Fourth army corps, with headquarters
at Huntsvllle, Ala., and ordered to Ma
nila immediately to relieve General Otis
of the command of the military forces
in the Philippines.
General Otis will be made military
governor of the Philippines, with su
freme authority in the administration
of island affairs. His position will be
like that of General Brooke in Cuba.
General Lawton will be second in
command and will have direct charge
of the troops. To him largely will be
delegated the duty of preserving order.
His appointment is interpreted by army
men to mean that the administration
expects trouble in extending military
General Lawton is regarded as one of
the ablest executive officers in the army.
What Everybody Koows,
wotk it the capital, and Colonel S. E.
Charnb-rlain, an intimate friend.
The immediate cause of death was
pneumonia, which dcveloied from an
attack of grip contracted about a week
ago. The venerable senator was con
fined ti his home but seven days.
In tlie death of lion. Justin Smith
Morrill the senate lost its senior mem
ber in point of service and its oldest in
agt-. He had served continuously In the
senate for more than 31 years, and he
was 88 years old on the 14th of April
last. With the single exception of Hon.
Galusha Grow of the house of repre
sentatives, he was the only man In con
gress whose congressional career began
prior to the beginning of the civil war,
and he had the honor over Mr. Grow In
that his congressional service had been
continuous, covering in the senate and
house combined almost 44 years. Mr.
Monill was a native of Vermont. He
was first elected a member of the
Thirty-fourth congress, taking his seat
at the first assembling of that body aft
er the 4th of March, 1855. He was re
elected to the Thirty-fifth. Thirty-sixth,
Thirty-seventh, Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth
congresses and was In 1867
elected to the senate to succeed Hon.
Luke P. Poland. He held his seat In the
senate since that date without interrup
tion, having been elected six times suc
cessively. His present term, to which
he was chosen in 1896, would not have
expired until 1903.
It was at the beginning of the war
that Mr. Morrill's practical business
training, first brought him forward as
a man of national reputation. He was
the author of the Morrill tariff act of
1861, which was the basis of all tariff
legislation of war times. In 1864 he be
came chairman of the committee on
ways and means, the principal commit
tee of the house, and at that critical
time of especial importance.
After entering the senate Mr. Morrill
continued to give his attention largely
to financial and commercial questions,
and during the greater part of his term
of service he was identified as a. mem
ber of the committee on finance, which
committee deals especially with these
subjects. He became chairman of this
committee in 1877, succeeding Senator
Sherman when the latter entered the
cabinet of President Hayes, and he held
this position continuously after that
date except during the Forty-sixth and
Fifty-third congresses, when the Demo
cratic party controlled the senate, and
during those intervals he continued at
the head of the Republican representa
tion on the committee.
During his long career Mr. Morrill
gave his attention to many questions,
and no man in public life was more
given than he to taking up a subject and
holding on to it through years and
years until consummated. He was the
real father of the scheme for the con'
struction of a building for the Con
gressional library, and to him and Sen
ator Voorhees, who early Joined him In
pressing this question upon congress, is
the splendid library building a monu
ment. Very near to his heart also was
the plan for the erection of a sister
building for the United States supreme
court. He had been pressing a measure
looking to the construction of such a
building for many years and had on
three different occasions prevailed up
on the senate to pass his bill for this
purpose. His last appearance in the
senate was on the 19th Inst., when he
made a speech of half an hour's dura
tion In advocacy of the supreme court
building. He at the same time prevail
ed upon the senate to pass the bill In
the face of some opposition. To Sena
tor Morrill probably more than any
one else was the present splendid en
dowment of most of the state agricul
tural colleges due. He was the author
of the original bill giving aid to these
colleges from the proceeds of the sales
of the public lands, and he had never
refused them the encouragement of his
Mr. Morrill was an Indefatigable
worker, and, while not an orator, he
spoke gracefully and forcibly and was
always listened to attentively. His
great age and high position caused blm
to be universally esteemed by the other
members of the senate.
eal4 af raMlaaa la Braaa
altarr ! Waa afaa1 ta Kilt
Harry taralah. U tlalH-Nlt
Aaal. an. Aaaaaa. Taak It aa4 Ota.
Th New Tork police have oa tbrtr
hands another murder mtry ahuh
ecms likely to completely Uffl their
l(ectl kil and Incmuity. The mur
der i caued b mru of cjanlJ of
potanslutn aat aoon tnoualy throuch
th malls as bromo wltser In a C'hrit
tnas box. Apparently the life alnxsl at
waa that of Harry S. Corn.ah. knoan to
athletics al! over the ratted tll-. If
so, the aaaasain's aim ml a rone anl
lira. Kate J. Adams, Cornlah'a aunt,
became the victim.
Curnlah Is the Instructor of the
Knickerbocker Athletic club, at Forty
fifth atrea and Madison avenue. Mra
Adams, with her dauchtrr. Mra Kb rah
Rogers, ocr-upied a flat In the Klliott
Martment house. 61 West Klxhty-sixth
street. Mra. Adams waa ti years old.
Mra. Rogers Is about 33 years old. a
handsome woman, a ho la separated
from her husband. Edgar Rivera, the
general agent of the Hartford Inaur
ance company at Buffalo. With Mr.
Rogers and her mother lived Curnlah.
Mra. Adama waa hia aunt, Mrs. Rogrra
his cousin.
As a Christmas present thi-re waa
sent to Mr. Cornish a vial holder con
taining a bottle aupposed to bold bioino
seltier. The contents of Vila bottle
caused the death of Mra. Adams, threw
Mr. Cornish a spasm and then
made him unconscious and sickened a
doctor who tasted It by dipping hla fin
ger I Ho the Ixittle and putting It on
his tongue.
All this occurred Wednesday morning,
but it was not until several hours after
that any of the facts were known, and
even now the case is shrouded in deep
est mystery.
The story of the facts leading up to
the murder began some time before
Christmas. The vial holder was receiv
ed at the Knickerbocker Athletic club
on Saturday, having been mailed from
New York postofflce and addressed In
a woman s hand.
Took It For Headache.
Wednesday morning Mrs. Adams com
plained of feeling sick. She said she
had a headache and wished to get
something for It. Mrs. Rogers, who
had seen the present, said she would
get "some of Harry's bromo seltzer."
Mrs. Rogers went into Mr. Cornish's
room and got the bottle from the hold
er. She carried It to her mother, who
took a dose of It. A minute later
Bhe screamed and ran Into the bath
room, her face distorted with pain, her
eyeB bulging and her hands clasped to
her stomach. She said between her
"What is the horrid stuff you gave
Mrs. Rogers and Mr. Cornish stood
by. He picked up the bottle, looked at
it, tasted some of the powder and was
soon In a condition bordering on that of
MrB. Adams.
Dr. E. F. Hitchcock, the first physi
cian who reached the house, also tested
the poison and was considerably affect
ed, though he but touched a grain of
the substance with his tongue. The
poison was of the deadliest kind, he
said later.
Fearing that he might go the way of
the other two and seeing that Mrs.
Adams was dying, he sent for Dr. E.
Stiles Potter, who promptly responded.
When he reached there Mrs. Adams
was dead. Dr. Hitchcock, who was 111,
was bending over her and had Just
ceased his efforts to keep up an arti
ficial respiration.
The police are busy on the case, but
have thus far only a slight clew upon
which to base a suspicion of guilt.
Thursday Mrs. Rogers was taken to po
lice headquarters and closely question
ed by Captain McClusky and Assistant
District Attorney John F. Mclntyre for
about 20 minutes. Bhe was not placed
under arrest and, according to Captain
McClusky, will not be arrested. She
was asked to go to police headquarters
and went willingly. While she was un
able to furnish any clew to the sender
of the poison she gave the police a clear
er idea of the events leading to Mrs.
Adams' death than they had before.
Edward F. Rogers, the husband of
Mrs. Florence Rogers, and an Insurance
adjuster of Buffalo, may turn out to be
the most Important witness for the
state that the detectives have yet found.
Mr. Rogers arrived In New York on
Thursday night and went to the Impe
rial hotel, but did not register. He took
a room on the third floor, and be sent
for Assistant District Attorney Mcln
Badger Moore Gets Nineteen Years.
William A. E. Moore was sentenced
by Recorder Goff in New York Tues
day to 19 years in the state pris
on for robbing Martin Mahon on the
night of Nov. 4 in the rooms occupied
by Moore and his wife, Fayne Strahan
Moore, in the Hotel Grenoble, by what
is known as the badger game. Within
half an hour after the imposing of the
sentence Moore's lawyers had procured
a temporary stay of sentence from Jus
tice Daly of the supreme court.
Moore was found guilty after two
trials, the first ending in a disagree
ment of the Jury. The second trial was
concluded two weeks ago, but sentence
was deferred. Mrs. Moore, the wo
man in the case, was tried last week
for complicity in the crime. She stren
uously denied on the witness stand that
she had any knowledge of Moore's
scheme to rob Mahon. After a trial last
ing six days the case was submitted to
the jury, which was unable to agree up
on a verdict, having been in dellbera
tlon 24 hours.
Mrs. Moore was remanded to the
Tombs and will probably be arraigned
for a second trial next week.
of Toledo, County and State aforesaid, Qr Q ht to know ig that health
i Oiii'i tuni poiu hi iii will, fctjr uucouiu uii f 1 ' e a. 1 J j
ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS for eachand nii even me lise i uepeuus upon
every case of Catarrh that cannot be I the condition Of the blood, reed-
. . 11 a curred by the use ot Halis Catarrh I incr, as it does, all the organs of
will be sent to any one dropping us c. ysAj be. An and
a postal card, and others for them as
a workei. Address
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rny presence, this 6th day of December, Pxe. m order to give proper
A,. D. 1886. I nourishment. Hood s Sarsapa-
A.W.GLEASON, rilla makes the blood pure, rich
notary ruMtc. and nourishing, and in this way
"Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally strengthens the nerves, creates an
and acts directly on the blood and ma- appetite, tones the stomach , and
cous surfaces of the system. Send for I builds up the health. Hood's
testimonials five. I SaToonarilla waWl nflF onr nnn-
monia and fevers, which are pre-
Toledo. 0.
aSTSnld by Drngflftst, 75&
Ivalent at this time.
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29 and SO cent EMAttes.
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Aftw-itraa Jralaa IliatorWal tw.UIM
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Aft tttmak ot la a ruat aiM at
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mm. lao of Ikna probably fatally.
lr. Job It. Hamilton, forrwr ar
rrn C'wrl of tb I'nitrd ltata ma.
rtnv b-iviial arw. at ! !. Il
MnUWars rvwaty N J Jail a aa
terr4 by a burglar, a ho etui ltt frn
the truuavra uirt wf the ahrtl9 Ta-
It U rrrtrd that th tare
manurarturrra tn Near OdanJ intrtvd
to form a combination to xr.tr4 th
la Near York HunJijr frank Naltr. a
youth, killed tia former aaevtheart
VI arrl. Urn. ley. a4 ah.-t bimaelf. He
a 111 Jie.
In an a--,)rnt .n the Atrhkaa. T.
p. k aixl Canta F near Trinlja.l.
Vt-ine.!a)r. aeveral Ttnt an awrl
oualy Injured.
l"i.rok.,! mall faclllti. betat-en New
Yolk at. J the ! inc t.Mi.-t a 111 rru.t
in ('nieralle aavli.c t.f time tn the
Jellery t.f Utter.
John liell. aaaiatant tte riirilrr
at the llnrtirk theater, in Nea Y'ik.
waa killed ty raa In a In Wah
lnjt..n Wetlnethlajr.
A '!. l-iliat I. m of ateel lnt-rrta tr
Qtilc.4fu. It l ai.ltl. Mill engage in the
nuuuuilurr of armor late an4 li-aj
ammunition on a aat M-ate.
I'oiiieinan Arthur Werner SunJa)
reiK Unl a Nr f.uii.lUn! l..g from a
but Hint; Hat In New Yolk, thinking It
aua it human bring. He aaa l.ltttii f.
hla I'.titia.
Colotit I Koot-v.-lt. governor ele-t of
New York atale. tin. I hla family arrived
In AlUany Kil.ljy .iri.l Ix-t auo- gueata of
(ioveiiior an. I Mra l:i k at the rirru
tlve mniif t..n.
Single lian. 1 a li enian raMel a
poolroom uritier the Fifth Avenue the
ater. New York. Sunday night and ar
retted the manager and other men wh.
were .r-i-iit.
Harry Huffman of New : h lle. N.
Y.. wax drowned Krlday In a vain at
tempt to aave the life of Crtro lloran
of I'elhnm. who had broken through the
Ice while akatlng.
iaviu itoinru-niida, rormerly a mer
chant of Cleveland, waa arreated In
New York on a charge of obtaining a
loan of SS.OOO from the Central National
bank on apurloua note.
U. 8. Grant poat, r. A. It, of Hrook
lyn haa paaned reaolutiona approving
Preaident lIcKlnky'e utterances In hia
recent southern seeches concerning
Confederate soldiers graves.
Three children broke through the Ice
over the Kt. Lawrtncv river, near Ale
andrla Bay. N. Y.. on Monday, ant
were drowned. Their mother waa al
drowned while trying to save them.
iioveinor l.iect Manley -r Kanaaa
states that he will not sign a warrant
for the death of John Collins, convicted
of murdering his father. Iih-ium- he
does not believe In capital punishment.
Rear Admiral Francis VI. llunce ha
reached the age limit and nominally re
tlrt-d. He will, however, remain in tm
mand of the Brooklyn navy yard until
his succ-r la appointed, which will
probably not !e for some time.
Henor I)on Matias Komero. thi 1 I-
can emharsador to the 1'nlted State,
died In Washington early Friday morn
ing. Seror Itornero was the dean of
the diplomatic corps, Ix-lng the oldest
representative of any foreign country
at our national capital.
Frank A. Parker, son of a wealthy
ChicaKoait. was remanded to the
Tombs. In New York, without ball Fri
day from the Center street court
charged with forgery. He Is said to
have been the com i -an Ion of George VI
Pullman. Jr.. and Ranger Itillman.
Augustus W. Peters, president of th
borough of Manhattan, died suddenly
from heart disease In the home of hla
friend. Henri Chaurant. on Kast Klghty-
sixth street. New York, on Thursday
Mr. Peters was a prominent Tammany
Hall politician, a member of the Old
Guard and a Mason of high standing.
being potentate of Mecca temple of the
Mystic Shrine.
"Hab." the writer In private life Mrs.
Isabel Mallon died of pneumonia at her
home. 475 Fourth avenue. New Tork,
Tuesday. Grief over the death of her
mother. VI rs. Via lion's Inseparable com
panlon for so many years, so weakened
her that she was a ready victim ia the
dread disease. As "Uab" and "Ituth
Ash more" Mrs. Mallon waa known to
thousands of readers In this country.
She was one of the pioneer newspaper
women of the country.
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S-e.t a a a tifma taa a aa 4 a
It -aaa. Uj t4 s aa
lUr aaina. W a a I Mi ea
'" laa tawvaj raalaf aVeaa laa Talaa al
tl xt.aa. Om Oat frrrbeWtaUy alt mf
I a4.j aad a aura Wwaa
C-t Vatra ruatlaaval ta afaa4 a ad aaa
X i : palatal. I ji f
a ed. 4 a puMaa aaj I aawaa leata
ii a Maariiu. la a eaavt tlaae
' W.j Mf4!at anraa wa.Wh kad rm I
i a. rtca BWtag. begaa la ha. I
krp. oa ta.lhf.llr a k lWaaaJ'a faraaps.
r"la a4 la a aort tlaaa say llaaa waa
r. tteaUd a ad ta anraa gar Baa
n rwf t raaaad ha taulkaaafal
i-t la wvadettal wk Hani a Kara) pa
r.ita, baa tl-aa foe eaa. Mav A. C
tilt . Hart land. Vrraaotrt.
PM Oaroo-
O parlllo
It tl lrt la W Traa tUwad -araV.
HOOd'a P.HS rw all kter lOa. -.
The Oregon and the Iowa arrived at
Callao, Peru. Monday.
Several affrays took place In Havana
Monday. In which one man was killed
and 12 were wounded.
Lieutenant Hobaon sailed from San
Francisco for the Philippines and bad
an eithuiAttc end wrY
It ;a tt i-.rtrd la Via 'rid that Aral
nal lo had aar-rd tw releaae tha rtat
era held by the Inaurgrata ta Ik Itall
ll'p'nra VI r Hull of ut. fhalrmaa of tta
h ur military commtttea. aaomtttad
Ita rr-nrt i 1 1. military rugaaisa-
tlon tail
The rennat.H of V!a) Ureteral
Fran. 'a V. limiw aaa oa Wednesday
at-vetted ly the pieal. at. ta take ef
fect Feb r
Genrral llrtiry withdrew hla order re
voking Hi-antah vDi.HK.t la tha Is
land of la.-ooalng to tk-aal 4lc-
lor.a to the rdrr.
Ilealra t-i the cable brtaeea. New
York arid Haiti again opened rvrnmaal.
cation t-y that line with Weat 1 ad laa
and S.iuth Arnerkan cities.
The nay dertmetit haa decided ta
M-n l t rnliated men ta Admiral I -ey
t. --- e aa crews for tha tlatah
eru.aer raptured at Manila.
:-rietal Itlos haa surrendered IlolUt.
rat'tal of the laland .f I 'a nay. la taa
Ph)l:plne. and the cltr la la Hwaea-
rl..n of the Fllirlnoa
The ritnlatrrtal rrtale In Haln. It Is
thought, will Im tt.nel until tha
Ametitan senate ratine th treaty of
PrealJertt MiKlnley aud aa order
regulating the financial setetn of Caba
and filing th atandard vf alua on a
gold basis.
Order has liaen ltnrd la Havana
and Americana rpaiah ana .iaaw
patrol the city. Th etruggt rtr tk
al f th street railway frarw hia cua-llnure.
tirders were Irsu-d for the command
er of the Hennlngtou. at Honolula. ta
annes Wake Uland fur a lalAe rati
at at Ion and to take !eeatxn of Guam.
In the laJronea.
General otla and Admiral Iaey la-
fftmed th authoritie la Washington
that they had snt a military and natal
eiedition to preaerte order at Ilotli.
in the I'hlllpf'lnea.
Th American emm aa '.steers ha v la-
sue! in Cu'a a proa la ma tlon warning
th Inhabitants tl.t fanlah rights
mu-t tie re-ted and giving tba terra
f the Island a tranafer.
As a souvenir of her son. Hamilton
Flah. Jr.. Mr. Ha-nlltoa Fish has -ot
to every member of Troop I. ltovlt'e
Hough Itlders. In which young Flah waa
sergeant, a silver mounted half.
The t'nlted Ft a tea warships Hoato
and IVtrl hat returned ta Manila
from Chinese rte. Inaurenta at Ma
nila recently gat aom anity t th
Ameruan authorities la that city.
The war Investigating rommlsaioa
Thursday mad public the statement
of many army offlcrrs u tlld by 'Gen
eral Mile In substantiation of his
charge that lad beef was fumlahea t
the a.-tr.y.
The -treaty of Paris," re-etabllahUig
fteac Wtwe-n th United tt a tea and
ipatn. Is now In th hands of President
McKinley. having been delivered to htm
laat Haturday by th American corn
mlssloners. Major General Francis V". Green ar
rived In Washington from Havana and
tendered his realgr.atlon ta th presi
dent. He brought to the authorities r
asauring report a of th condition of af
fairs In the Cuban capital.
Gem ral Merrttt Is spending the Christ
mas holidays In Chicago, w her he r
Iterated hla views about th retention
of th Philippines, and said that b
wouia resume commana or tn aapari
m.nt of th east after Jan, 1.
PuMlc demonetrations by Cuban iA
dlers w;l not le permit ted la Havana
during the first week la January, for
fear of disorder. In conaaquanc ta
situation Is delicate, the Cubans being
highly Indignant over th refusal to al
low them to celebrate the withdrawal Ot
the Hpanlah fore a from th Island.
Fill a toUle or common gla?
with your water find let it stand
" arrar-aaaaaavaga, avioviivb ri vvi UTCr aVI Uw m a a .
tyre. Rogers and Mclntyre held a long I twenty-four llOUIa: a Sediment or
consultation. Isettlinir liitlicaters an uiiliealuir
At District Attorney Mclrrtyre's of- ..f,iidition of thn kidr.PYP: if it
nee ii waa tearnea mat Mr. KOgers may jto;n :a i.;, r
be able to throw considerable liaht on I 7"",a '1
the traeedy. Inasmuch aa he haa been I klduey trouble: too frtlKnt d
separated from Mrs. Rogers for a nam- I sire to pass it or ain in the back
rer oi years ana mat tneir relations,
contrary to published reports, were
never very pleasant. He Is reported to
have said that since the separation
Cornish, being a friend of Mrs. Rogers.
had aroused the Jealousy of several
other women, one of whom may have
ig also convincing proof, that the
kidneys and bladder are out f
Tlieie in comfort in the ktiow l-
sent him the poison. Mrs. Rogers la I often xtresel. that Dr.
suing for divorce, the papers having I tr,? c,. ; ,-a e
ben filed in Hartford. a. ui r o..,r,K-
The manufacturing Jewelers who KHney remedy IU1DI1S every ; Wltlj
made the match or toothpick holder I in curing rbeumttira( tiu in
which came in the box with the bromo I back, kidneys, lher, bladder
v i iI I and every part of tue urinary pas-
ioesiuui ; icu ivuuu. AUf aa.i aj s - .
Lebkuecher & Co. of Newark, N. J. 8ag- it COTTecU inability to
Frank A. Lebkuecher. the head of the I hold Water and waluitij pain in
firm, has Identified the holder as a j nagging it, or bad effects follow
product or nis iaciory. it was on oi r - r i:...- ;, ,.
19. one of which was sold to Black, ug of 1 "V10 wine or lr and
starr a. Frost of 43s Fifth avenue. nw overcomes that unpleasant nece-
Tork; another to Moses Straus of 409 I sit V of being Compelled to CO of
Fulton street. Brooklyn, and the bal- j fen during the day, and to get up
ZV .ll . ' 1 many times during the n:ght
ine rniia ana eziraorumary eueci
of Swamp-Root is soon realized
It stands the highest for its won
Cause Fob Gratitude.
"I cannot speak too ' highly of aerfui care8 of the most distre--Hood'sSareapanlla.
It has cured ingca8e8. If you nee-1 a medi
me of a bad cough and given me a cine ehoald haTe the At
good appetite. My little girl had druggisU fifty cents or one dol
a stomach trouble and did not see jaj
a well day upto the time she be yoa hm a bolUe
gan taking Hood's Sareajvarilla. &nd a that mre aboat
This medicine cured her Mrs. both sent absolutely free by
T. H. Sutler, Stephen's City, Va. e. if TOn send rour to
Dr. Kilmer & Co , Binghamton,
Hood's Pills cure all liver ills. I N. Y. When writing be sure and
Mailed for 25c. by C. I. Hood & I mention that yon read this gener-
Uo.. LfOweiL Mass. lous oner in xne Caucasian.
foreign motes or iNTtucrr.
The pop, replying to the Christmas
greeting ot th cardinals, spoke pissl
mlstlcally of th outlook.
Princes Louis of Coburg. daugbtae
of the king of th H!g1ans, is reported
as having become Insane.
John W. Hook waiter of Ohio tells of
the wonderful development of th vast
Asian possessions of Russia.
Chsnl Rey. a notorious aid de camp eat
the sultan, was murdered la a Const ra
ti oople pastry ehop by Ha fix Paaha.
Th Atlas 11a steamer Andes, bound
from Kingston. Jamaica, to New Tork.
went ashore on Plumb Point reef, Ja
maica. A monument to th Russians who fel
la th Rusao-Turklsh war was unvlid
by the Grand Duke Nicholas at San St
fano. near Constantinople.
The Montenegrin soldi era who were
believed to bare been bwrld la the
snow at Lara pas are reported to bar
arrived safety at Poderltsa,
Sharp fighting has occurred la British
East Africa between a Brltlsn foros and
aom rebels. The loss as were aetor and
Include a British Lieutenant.
Es-Presldent Caslmlr-Perler and es
Mlnlster Barthou were evamlned by the
court of caasatloo la Paris In th Drey
fus revision proceedings Wednesday.
Th faU of part of a mountain partial
ly buried the Sals village of Airolo.
Three bodies were taken from th nuaa.
and damage to th amount of S200.MC
was done.
Three duels were fought at Badap
Wednesday, growing out of th squab
bles la parliament hot ween tnombetti
aad Baron Banffy. None of th duollsts
wss much hart.
At the annual meeting of th Pan ana
Canal company la Parts Wsdnea&ay a
report was read, describing th means
taken to direct AJncrlcaa attention t
th merits of the Paaaaaa romta.
News from Peking by way of Shaxuj
hal Is to tb effect that from two to ata
executions a week ta th palaea pro
ducts are ordered by ta smpri dow
ager for alleged political
It is said that the aoldiers who
had taken Hood's Savrsaparilla
stood the long marches in Cuba
much better than the others,

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