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DB. JAMESON IN COURT,
THE TRANS7AAL IN7ADER AR
EAIGNED IK LONDON.
HE IS WILDLY CHEERED.
On Entering Bow Street Police Court the
Entire Audience A role and Wei
corned Him Charged With War
ring Against a Friendly
Power Trial Postponed
for Two Weeks.
London, Feb. 26. Dr. Jameson land
ed at Erith on the Thames, in a tug,
from the troop ship Victoria this
morning and took the train for Lon
don. After having traversed a circuitous
route to avoid the crowds, Dr. Jame
son arrived at Bow street police court
at 6:33 p. m. He was loudly cheered
on entering the room, the entire audi
ence rising and uncovering upon his
appearance.
From early morning crowds were on
the streets and around- the Bow street
court in anticipation of cheering the
Transvaal invader, and as the hours
passed the effect of liberal indulgence
in refreshments became apparent.
Patriotic shouting grew more frequent
and there was expectation of the
liveliest kind of a time when "Dr.
Jim" would appear before the magis
trate. Dr. Jameson and fourteen of his
fellow prisoners were charged with
"warring against a friendly state. "
The case was adjourned for two
weeks, the prisoners being admitted to
bail in $10,000 each.
AFRIKANDERS WARY.
Kruger's Friends Declare There Can Be
No Fraternizing With the English.
Cape Town, South Africa, Feb. 26.
The political association of Eusten
burg in the Transvaal, President Kru
ger's pet organization, . has adopted
resolutions as follows:
"Whereas, Public opinion in Eng
land regarding Jameson's treacherous
.attack shows that Great Britain is the
arch enemy of the South African re
public, and,
" Whereas, The English as a people
are the sworn foes of the Dutch Afrik
anders, as is proved by the efforts of
the former to humiliate the Boers and
to destroy them; therefore,
"Resolved, That there should be no
fraternizing between the Boers and
the English.
"Resolved, That the Boers must pre
pare for continued and even more
serious strife,
"Resolved, That the Transvaal gov
ernment may count upon the members
of this society as being prepared to
seal their words with their blood."
Her Tears of Labor Lost.
Lexington, Ky., Feb. 26. The
Christian church built at Artemus in
Knox county by Mrs. Aleathea Huls,
has been destroyed by fire. It was
nearly ready for occupancy and the
women of Lexington had decided to
" contribute 150 chairs with which to
seat the congregation. Mrs. Huls,
while deeply grieved because her
work of more than a year has been
swept away, says she hopes to be able
to rebuild the church this summer.
Mrs. Huls is 62 years of age.
Weather Bureau's Benefits.
Washington, Feb. 26. Chief Moore
of the weather bureau has made a
special report to the Secretary of Agri
culture with reference to the actual
money value of cold wave warnings
to the people of this country. Special
reference to the cold wave of January
2 to 5 of the present year is made.
Reports received from 102 stations in
dicate that warnings of the cold wave
were directly instrumental in saving
from destruction property valued at
$3,500,000 in value.
The Platte Ice Gorge.
Schuyleb, Neb., Feb. 26. The ice
gorge in the Platte river here remains
and the water is running over from
eight to ten miles of territory along
the north side of the river. The wa
ter is eighteen inches higher and if it
r(ises a little more the site of Schuyler
wilLbe under water. The cold nitrhta
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v-X 1 a few days since fastened the gorge
L".' more Rfianrnlv unrl t.bfir will bfi nn r-
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lease .until a nearly toaw comes.
' Will Ask Clemency for Punshon.
St. Joseph, Mo., Feb. 26. Petitions
to which thousands of signatures have
been attached will be sent to Governor
SLuue hi a snort time asking him to
commute the death sentence imposed
upon Thomas Punshon, for wife mur
der to a term in the penitentiary.
Punshon was convicted on circum
stantial evidence, and hundreds of
people believe he is not guilty.
Mrs. Peck Is Dying.
San Antonio, Texas, Feb. 26. The
attending physicians announce the
condition of Mra George It. Peck as
hopeless this morning, and they say it
is only a question of a few hours be
fore her death will take place. The
remaining members of her family and
a few intimate friends arrived here
last evening from Chicago on a special
train.
A Noted Central American Gone.
Colon, Colombia, Feb. 20. Dr. Justo
Arrozmana, Colombia's most eminent
jurist and statesman and the Panama
Railroad Company's chief legal ad
viser, is dead, aged 79. His death is
regarded as a national calamity and i
the country probably will mourn tbree
days. His body goes to Panama for
burial.
Admiral Farragut's Widow Passes Away.
Feb. 20. .Mrs. Loyall
dead. She was born in
1S49. She will be buried
in Admiral Farragut's lot in Wood-
'iawn cemetry.
anew York,
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LINTON CAINS HIS POINT.
House Rejects the Appropriation for
Sectarian Indian Schools.
Washington, Feb 2fl. The House
in eommitt ee of the whole, after a
very interesting debate, by a vote of
03 to 64, decided that none of the ap
propriations on the Indian appropria
tion bill for Indian schools should go
to sectaria n schools. The only sec
tarian schools to which money now
goes are Roman Catholic in denomi
nation, and the fight to-day was led
by Mr. Linton, a Michigan Repub
lican, who is the most pronounced
and openly avowed A. P. A. member
on the floor.
In last year's bill .the appropriation
was cut down 20 per cent, with the
understanding it should be reduced
20 per cent each year until it ceased
at the end of five years. The com
mittee on luuiau affairs thin year
recommended that this appropriation
again be reduced 20 per cent, but Mr.
Linton moved an amendment that no
portion of this appropriation should
go to sectarian schools. In his
speech in support of it he attributed
the defeat of many members two
years ago to their refusal to abolish
sectarian schools and predicted dis
aster to those who still stood out'
against their abolition. . He also re
ferred indignantly to a statue of Pierre
Marquette, robed in the gown of a
Jesuit priest and decorated with the
paraphernalia of his church, which is
shortly to be erected in Statuary hall
in the presence of high dignitaries of
the Catholic church.
OUTBREAK IN NICARAGUA.
Two States Rise in Armed Rebellion
Against Zelaya.
Managua, Nicaragua, Feb. 6.
News has been received here of the
outbreak of a revolt, and the districts
north of Lake Managua, comprising
the departments of the West and of
the North, both of them numerously
populated, are in full revolution and
are armed against President Zelaya.
The president has lost no time in
proclaiming martial law, and is re
cruiting the army rapidly, having
already impressed many men.
The revolutionists are a faction of
the political party now in power in
Nicaragua, and the opposition party
seems quiet at present, with no pur
pose of joining the revolution.
All mail and telegraphic communi
cation between Managua and the dis
turbed districts in the West and North
has been stopped. Details of the con
dition of affairs are, therefore, meager.
WILFUL MURDER.
Verdict of a Galena, Kan., Coroner's
Jury in the Case of Mitchell's Death.
Galena, Kan., Feb. 26. Owing to
the bitter feeling held toward Marshal
Link Cole, who shot and killed Will
Mitchell, it became necessary to take
Cole to Joplin to prevent the interfer
ence of a mob. Cole was brought back
and after a hearing was taken to
Columbus, where he is now in the
county jail.
The verdict of the coroner's jury
was that Mitchell came to his death
from pistol wouuds at the hands of
Link Cole, wilfully and maliciously,
without a cause.
Fltzsimmons Talks.
New Orleans, La., Feb. 26. Bob
Fitzsimmons and party reached this
city last evening. A reporter referred
to the offer of the Bolingbroke club
of London, to both Julian and Fitz
simmons and both said that they
would not think of the offer as it was
too small, and besides Corbett must
first get some sort of a reputation be
fore daring to issue a challenge, or
even think of being taken up by the
champion. Fitzsimmons suggested
that he beat Choj'nski, Maher and
Slavins first, and if Corbett does well
with these men, he will give him a
chance.
An Invitation to Armenians.
Toronto, Ont, Feb. 26. A large
number of the most prominent and
influential clergymen in the city met
here and discussed a scheme whereby
Armenians may be induced to take up
homes in the Canadian Northwest. It
is understood that the government
will make a grant for this purpose,
and that this will be further supple
mented by a subscription fund, which
already . amount to a considerable
sum.
Confesses to Committing Two Murders
Creston, Iowa, Feb. 26. James Pal
son, an inmate of the Union county,
Iowa, poorhouse, confessed to two
murders on his deathbed. He said he
killed the chief of police of Oklahoma
City about four years ago, and a man
in Yankton, S. D., some years since.
Palson formerly lived in Yankton, and
has a wife and family there, also a
brother, Peter M. Palson. The au
thorities are investigating his story.
Arrested for Murdering Maud Strawn.
Cherokee, Iowa, Feb. 26. Much ex
citement exists here over the develop
ments in the case of Maud Strawn, the
young girl mysteriously murdered last
week. A. A. Bull and O. E. Spangle,
two well known citizens, were placed
in jail yesterday. It is said that one
is the slayer and the other knows the
details. Excitement is at fever heat
and if the men confess a lynching can
hardly be avoided
Fifty Per Cent Duly on Sliver Proposed.
Washington, Feb. 26. Mr. Brewster
of New York, introduced a bill to
place a duty of fifty per cent ad va
lorem upon silver bullion, iron ores
and sweepings, also upon silver bars
and ingots and articles and wares com
posed wholly or part of silver,
whether manufactured, or partly man
ufactured. A Populist News Bureau.
Dallas. Texas, Feb. 26. The Na
tional Reform Press Association ad
journed yesterday. Nashville, Tenn.,
was indorsed by the association for
the next annual meeting in May, 1807.
It was voted to establish in St. Louis
a Populist central news bureau, after
the style of the Associated Press.
SALVATION All CRISIS,
STABILITY OF THE ORGANIZATION
SEEMS TO BE AT STAKE,
BRAMWELL BOOTH TALKS
Ball lug too and Mrs. Booth's Retirement
Has Wrought Discord in Two Con
tinents and There Are Indica
tions of a Secession Move
ment Soon An Ameri
can Army Likely.
London, Feb. 26. Bramwell Booth
was interviewed to-day. He said: "I
do not believe the attempt of Balling
ton Booth to destroy General Booth's
influence and to divide the army will
seriously disturb many of our people.
At the time of his withdrawal Balling
ton Booth was listed for the command
of another large territory. Eva Booth
will remain in command in the United
States until General Booth's return.
There is not a vestige of truth in the
reports that there was any desire on
anyone's part to oust Ballington from
the army."
AMERICAN ARMY LIKELY.
Balllngton Booth May Decide Saturday on
an Independent Movement.
New York, Feb. 'It. Staff Captain
Caygill, discussing the situation this
L morning, said: "Commodore liooin
will decide Saturday whether to lead
ah independent movement or not. His
decision will depend on our action in
the ' meantime. There is a strong
secession sentiment, and if it
develops into an open revolt we
will insist on Ballington Booth
leading us again. If he should
agree to lead an independent move
ment he might retain control of head
quarters and other property. It is
quite likely that some of the leading
officers may compel the new com
mander to court martial them, in
which case the fires of revolt would be
fanned to such a heat that nothing
could prevent an independent move
ment." The Press says this morning: "R, C.
Alexander, attorney for Ballington
Booth, ex-commander of the Salvation
Army in the United States, declared
yesterday that his client would not
turn over the American property of
the Army to the new chief coming
from London to take charge of the
American Army. Mr. Alexander said
further that Mr. Booth might proceed
to reorganize the Army on an inde
pendent and distinctly American basis.
ROASTED HIS FLOCK.
Pastor McKlnney of Hopkins, Mo.,
Preaches a Scathing Farewell Sermon.
St. Joseph, Mo., Feb. 26. The Rev.
L. R. Mc Kinney, pastor of the Christ
ian church at Hopkins, Mo., preached
his farewell sermon Sunday night,
and came to this city yesterday to es
cape the wrath he stirred up. In his
farewell sermon the Rev. Mr. McKin
ney told his hearers of their faults in
the plainest language he could com
mand. The church was crowded and
he had not talked long when people
arose in their seats and shouted to
him that he was a liar. He went on,
however, and, pointing the people out
and calling them by name, told them of
their shortcomings. When they be
came demonstrative he shook his fist
in their faces and quelled them. He
told one member of the congregation
that he some years ago had deserted
his mother and allowed her to die in
the poorhouse. He told how one
brother had swindled a creditor out of
money, and how another, in the ca
pacity of notary public, had believed
himself vested with the authority to
perform the marriage service and had
actually married a couple. He con
cluded by saying that hell would not
take on mourning when some of the
people died.
Yells of approval and disapproval
were heard throughout' the discourse
and the scene was such as the people
had never witnessed before in that
quiet village. The sermon was the
culmination of a long standing feud in
the church.
She Has Dr. Tanner's Record.
South Dansville, N. Y., Feb. 26.
Believing that by fasting and prayer
she can cure herself of dyspepsia,
Mrs. Valentine Curtz has abstained
from food for forty-six days. She
says once before she cured herself of
an ailment by this treatment. She
had been confined to bed for a year
and a half, she says, when she tried
the faith cure and soon recovered.
Mrs. Curtz is weakened and emaci
ated, but she can get up and wait on
herself.
An Oregon Court Sustains Judge Martin.
Topeka, Kan., Feb. 26. The Su
preme court of Oregon, which state
has a mortgage redemption law sim
ilar to the Kansas statutes, has fol
lowed Chief Justice Martin of Kansas,
sustaining the constitutionality of the
provision of the act which makes it
apply to mortgages executed before its
passage. The Oregon court quotes
Judge Martin's opinion in fuli.
Fresh Massacres Reported.
Constantinople, Feb. 26. Reports
received here say that fresh massa
cres have occurred at Malatia and
seven other points of Armenia. The
Turkish government, when ques
tioned on the subject, denied that
there was any truth in the stories, and
asserted that they were creations of
the imagination of the Armenian agi
tators. Ingalls Says McKinley Has the Lead.
Atchison, Kan., Feb. 26. John J.
Ingalls, who returned from a lectur
ing tour in the New England states
last night, reports Republican prefer
ence everywhere strong for McKinley
for president.
ULTIMATUM TO CANADA.
Alaska Mai Herds Will tie Kitetmln
ated If Poaching does Not Stop.
Washington, Feb. 3(!. The House
promptly passed the Indian appropri
ation bill as amended.
Mr. Dingley, chairmau of the Ways
and Means committee, then called up
the bill reported from thst committee
authorizing the President to conclude
negotiations with Russia, England and
Japan, or either of them, for a com
mission to inquire into the habits of
the Alaskan fur seals, and the best
method of preserving the seal
herds, pending which the President
was authorized by the bill to conclude
a modus Vivendi to terminate January
1, 1898, for the protection of the seals,
and in case such a modus vivendl
could not be concluded before the
opening of the present season, the
Secretary of the Treasury was author
ized to take and kill all the seals while
on their feeding grounds on the Prlb
yloff Islands.
Mr. Dingley had the report of the
committee read, and he explained that
the necessity for Immediate action
arose from the fact that the Canadian
pelagic sealers, whose ravages the bill
sought to prevent, were already fitting
out their vessels and would begin to
Bail in a week.
The bill was passed without debate.
Silver Movement In Iowa.
Des Moines, Iowa, Fet. 26 It was
learned yesterday that a secret meet
ing of advocates of free silver is to be
held in this city on Wednesday, Feb
ruary 26. The notices that have been
sent out say that the object is to or
ganize, not a new political party, but
a new political force to work in all
the parties for silver. It is learned
from prominent silver people that the
special object of the conference is an
effort to capture the Democratic State
convention this year.
A Warning to Cigarette Smokers.
Fbanklin, Ind., Feb. 26. Henry
Cotterel of Edinburg died yesterday
after several weeks of painful illness
of softening of the brain, due to ex
cessive cigarette smoking. A post
mortem examination revealed a pecu
liar condition. The pericardial sack
was enlarged until it held about a
gallon of water and the heart was ab
normally contracted. A fatty growth
had also formed, and both the lungs
and spleen were enlarged and weak
ened by the disease.
Cullom the Next President.
Washington, Feb. 26. Dr. Reiser,
the spiritualist, who predicted Gar
field's nomination and Cleueland's
election, says Senator Cullom will be
the nominee of the St Louis conven
tion. Dr. Keiser claims to have fore
told the presidential nominations for
twenty-five years. His predictions
concerning Garfield's nomination at
tracted much attention at the time as
no one believed that Garfield was a
candidate.
Heir to 975,000,000.
Havebhill, Mass., Feb. 2G. By the
will of Casper Cronk, a fortune is
awaiting the Cronk family. The tes
tator died in Holland in April, 1780,
and in his will was a provision that
the document should not take effect
until 100 years had elapsed. The
principal heir, Winslow Cronk, resides
in this city. He is a painter. His
sons are Frank. Arthur, Harry and
George. 1 he estate is . believed to ap
proximate $75,000,000.
She Is One of the Heirs.
BrBLINGTON, Iowa, Feb. 26. Mrs.
Maggie McConnell of this city has
jumped into wealth, being notified
that she is one of the heirs to a prop
erty in Philadelphia valued at about
$66,000,000, on which a 90-year lease
will expire in about one year. The
persons occupying the property prefer
to buy rather than make another lease,
and are endeavoring to locate the heirs
for that purpose.
BUI to the Interest of Irrigation.
Washington, Feb. 26. Congressman
Shafroth introduced a bill in the
House providing for an appropriation
of $100,000 to sink artesian wells in
the eastern portion of the State of
Colorado, for the purpose of determin
ing whether the force of water that
flows underneath the ground of that
section can be made available for the
irrigation of arid lands. .
Death of Henry C. Bowen.
Brooklyn, N. Y., Feb. 26. Henry
C. Bowen, editor and proprietor of the
New York "Independent," died yes
terday afternoon at his home in this
city. Mr. Bowen was 82 years old last
September. He had been in poor
health for a long time, and during the
last three weeks his condition grew
steadily worse until the end came.
Murered In His Store.
Jackson, Mo., Feb. 26. William J.
Looney a well known merchant of ,
this county, was killed and robbed in I
his store at Whitewater, a station on
the Belmont branch railroad, about
9 o'clock Saturday night The coro
ner's inquest developed no clue to the
murderer.
A St. Louis Pool Seller Convicted.
St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 26. "Texas
Tom" Walsh was this morning found
guilty of violating the anti-pool room
law and was sentenced to two months'
imprisonment in the workhouse and
to pay a fine of $1,000.
NEWS IN BRIEF.
The story that President Cleveland
favors Secretary Olney for his suc
cessor is repeated.
Secretary Morton has receded from
his cattle quarantine regulations and
accepted the lines established by the
Texas Commission.
Bruno Bademan, a real estate dealer
of Little Rock, Ark., shot himself. He
will die.
Rev. D. L. Moody became ill at
Selma, Ala., and canceled his Southern
engagements.
An officer and two desperadoes
fought near Atkins, Ark. AH were
mortally wounded.
The Pacific Cable Company has in
creased its capital stock from $100,000
to $10,000,000.
TARIFF AGAIN DEFEATED.
SENATE REFUSES TO TAKE DP THE
HOUSE MEASURE.
SENATORS WARMED UP.
A Decisive Tote Against Consideration
Causes Mr. Morrill to Read Certain
Sllverltes Out of the Republican
Party Treasury Relief Now
Clearly Impossible Tel
, ler's Hot Talk.
Washington, Feb. 25. Mr. Morrill,
chairman of the finance committee,
moved in the Senate to-day that the
tariff bill be taken up. He spoke,
briefly, urging that the needs of the
treasury and of business demanded
action.
On the roll call Mr. Morrill's motion
was defeated yeas 22, nays 33.
The vote was as follows: Yeas
Republicans, Aldrich, Allison, Baker,
Brown, Burrows, Cameron, Clark,
Cullom, Davis, Gear, Hale, Hans
brough, Hawley, Lodge, Mitchell (Ore
gon), Morrill, Nelson, Perkins, Proc
tor, Quay, Sherman and Shoup 22.
Nay s Re pu blicans Cannon, Carter,
Dubois, Mantle and Teller 5. Demo
cratsBacon, Bate, Berry, Caffery,
Call, Chilton, Cockrell, George, Gor
don, Gray, Harris, Hill, Lindsay,
Martin, Morgan, Palmer, Pasco, Roach,
Turpie, Vest, Walthall and White 22.
Populists Allen, Butler, Jones (Ne
vada), .Kyle, Peffer and. Stewart 6.
Total, 33.
Early in to-day's session Mr. Allen
of Nebraska offered a resolution for
the appointment of James B. Lloyd of
North Carolina second assistant door
keeper of the Senate. The resolution
finally went over.
Mr. Morrill, chairman of the finance
committee, followed with a distinct
surprise, in the form of a resolution to
take up the tariff bill. Mr. Morrill
began with a brief statement as to the
complications on the bill. He said
that it had been apparent for many
months that there was a deficiency in
the revenues. During every month
since the present tariff bill went into
effect there had been a deficiency.
"How was it before?" interjected
Mr. Cockrell.
The deficiency up to the present
time, went on Mr. Morrill, reached
$ JO,000,000. If we went on at the same
rate the deficiency would be $30,000,
000 for the year. It was manifest that
Congress 'should do something to re
lieve the treasury and assist in the
revival of business. Therefore, he
moved that the Senate proceed to the
consideration of the tariff bill.
The roll call proceeded with many
interruptions in order to allow Sena
tors to pair.
The announcement that Mr. Mor
rill's motion had been defeated yeas
22, nays 83 was not unexpected in
view of the vote some days ago.
Mr. Morrill again addressed the
Senate. It is now evident, he said,
that the Republican party was in the
minority in the United States Senate.
Derisive laughter came from the Dem
ocratic side of the chamber at this
statement. Mr. Morrill, not noticing
the interruption, declared that in his
judgment the tariff bill was defeated
by a vote including five silver Repub
licans and six Populists. There was
no substantial change in the present
and former votes. ,The Republican
members of the finance committee
would be ready at any time before
Congress adjourned to come to the re
lief of the treasury. "But as to this
bill," concluded Mr. Morrill, "I do not
think it would become me to ask any
further time."
Mr. Teller secured recognition as
soon as Mr. Morrill concluded. The
Colorado senator spoke with earnest
ness and evident feeling. He referred
scornfully to the assertion of Mr. Mor
rill that there was not a Republican
majority in the Senate. That was a
fact that had long been understood.
This statement, said Mr. Teller, came
with a motion out of time and out of
place, to proceed with tne tariff bilL
The senator from Vermont, Mr. Mor
rill, declared that certain senators on
the Republican side of the chamber
are no longer members of the Repub
lican party. The senator from Mon
tana, Mr. Carter, who was, in the
judgment of Mr. Teller, as good a Re
publican as the senator from Vermont,
Mr. Morrill, had moved to recommit
the bill. '
"I charge," proceeded Mr. Teller,
"and I will seek to prove later that
this tariff bill never was presented
with any purpose of passingiiU"
"If the Senator from Vermont," con
tinued Mr. Teller, "thinks he can em
barrass those who have been as devoted
to the Republican party as he has
been, then he is mistaken. I will fol
low my own judgment on this question.
And I will stay in the Republican
party in spite of the senator from Ver
mont." This sham effect to pass a tariff
bill, added Mr. Teller, was degrading
to the American Senate. It was de
grading to those who took part in it.
Mr. Morrill interrupted to say: "I
have read no man out of the Repub
lican party." .
Mr. Teller responded that the
whole spirit of Mr. Morrill's course
was in the line of driving out of the
party all those who did not agree with
him. It was the same intolerance
shown by the metropolitian press,
which had already lead the silver
Republicans out of the party.
Mr. Frye of Maine took the floor to
declare that the tariff bill was as dead
as Julius Caesar. Business interests
demanded that the statemenUbe made
emphatically that the bill was dead.
He hoped that it would never be
heard from again and that the re
sponsibility should rest where it be
longed. At 2:10 p. m. Mr. Morgan resumed
his speech on the Cuban resolution.
Fifty Sailers Dead From Yellow Fever.
Rio Janeiko, Feb. 26. There have
been fifty deaths from yellow fever on
board the Italian cruiser, Lombardia,
in harbor here.
MONETARY VIEWS.
Secretary Carlisle Meats Blew York
Hankers la roorerenea.
New York, Feb. 20. Secretary of
the Treasury Carlisle and the leading
bank presidents of New York con
ferred yesterday afternoon at the
Fifth Avenue hotel. The subject of
the conference was sound financial
legislation.
At the conclusion of the conference
It was stated only the members of the
sound currency committee of the
Chamber of Commerce had been in
vited to meet the secretary. The gen
tlemen mentioned were in Mr. Car
lisle's private room for upward of an
hour and a half. When they left Gus
tavo H. Schwab said the time had
been devoted to a general exchange of
views concerning the financial situa
tion and the best methods of carrying
on the sound money campaign.
Mr. Schwab added that the only
definite outcome of the conference was
that it was decided to call a special
meeting of the sound currency com
mittee of the chamber to be held at
2:30 Wednesday afternoon.
Mr. Carlisle said he believed that
both political parties would adopt
"sound money" planks in their plat
forms; he was confident that this
course would be followed by the Dem
ocrats. He said reports from all sec
tions showed that the movement for
"sound money" was gaining in popu
lar favor. The late popular loan, he
added, was fine evidence of confidence.
NO REVOLT FOR HIM.
Ballington Booth Will Retire Quietly
From the Salvation Army.
New York, Feb. 26. Ballington
Booth was offered the leadership of an
independent American Salvation army
yesterday. The brigadiers, adjutants
and majors whom he had created in all
parts of the country besought him to ' x
become their general Ballington
Booth retired for a short time to his
private quarters, accompanied by his
wife, who had been by his side during
all the exciting scenes. They locked
the door. They knelt down and
prayed for strength. The emissaries
came again with their tempting offer.
He met them calmly and firmly. He
listened to their address, the pictured
glories of future independence and
great results for the cause of religion.
"It can not be," he said. "I thank
you, dear friends, for the honor you
have tendered me, the confidence and
the trust you have shown me, but I
must decline. Mrs. Booth and I will
quietly retire from the army in which
we have labored so long. Goodby and
God's blessing rest upon you."
Foerstel Reindicted.
St. Louis, Ma, Feb. 26. Ex-City
Treasurer Michael Foerstel was to-day
re-indicted by the grand jury on seven
counts, charging the embezzlement of
city funds to the amount of $03,000.
The grand jury requests the governor
to place the case in the hands of the
attorney general for prosecution.
THE MARKETS.
Kansas City, Mo.. Feb. 26. The wheat mar
ket here was not affected to-day by the advance
in Chicago, There was not much wheat on
sale, but it was difficult sell even at yester
day's prices, except In a few cases.
Hard Wheat No. 2, 65Kc; No. Mo; No. 4,
48c; rejected, 41c; no grade, 35IOo. Soft
Wheat-No. 2, 7c;No. 3, 72o: No. 4, 58 653;
rejected, 50 (580. Spring Wheat No. 2. 64c;
No. 8, 59c; rejocted. 50!$56cj white spring
wheat, 5362o.
Corn-No. 2, 2)0 No. 8, 22S;2tfo: No. 4, 21
Ub; white corn, No. 2, 23Xo.
Oats-No. 2, IS'io ; No 8 ll'4c ; No. 4, 15c; no
grade, 14q : No. 2 whito oats, 2 o, No. 3 whits)
oats, 20c.
Bye No. 9, H6o; No. 3, nominally, 84c.
Bran 43341c in 1 iO-lb sacks; balk, 8c less.
Hay-Timothy Choice, $11 jll.50; No. 1, $10
11.50; No I, $7.5l9; No. 8, $5i.50; choke
prairie. 6g6.50; No, 1, $535.5); No. 2, $U 45j;
packing hay, $3 i4.
Broom Corn Short and common, $2)6! 25 per
ton ; self-working, fair to good, f 5j 15 per ton ;
self-worlcing, choice, $40:5 per ton; dwarf
corn $.0j40 por ton; all hurl, $2g50 per ton,
according to quality.
Eggs Strictly fresh, 9o do.
Poultry Hen. 5Kc; springs, 7J4?8c; roost
ers, l o; young, 170; turkeys, hens, 10c; gob
blers ec;dackB,8Ko; geese, fat, W '1 6 4c; pig.
eon, 90o lldoz: dressed hens, 6Hc; eprinus,
5 3c: turkeys, hens, lio; gobblers, 10c;
ducks, 9o geese, fat, 7c.
Butter Creamery, extra fancy separator, ISo;
flists.163; dairy, fancy, 15c; fair, 13c; store
packed, fresh. 10 il-o; packing stoc'i, 7o;
country roll, fancy, 12 Wc; choice, lie
Apples Single barrets sell as high as $3.75.
Fancy. $2.'.5U per barrel; choice, $1.75 s 2. to;
rommoD to good, $11.50 par barrel. The
prices in a small way are irregular aud range
from 0c to 80o per bushel.
Potatoes Home grown, 20325a In a small
way; choice, 2($23o per bu in car lots; fanoy,
2l(3ii5c per bu.
Chicago Board of Trade.
Chicago, Fob. 18. The following it tha moT
ofpnoesof the grain and provisioi markt on
the board of trada ;
ixian i Close. lUora.
Hl(fu- Lo,ir- Fob. 25. Feb. 24.
February 65K 63X M 68i
May 67H B5S, -fli ' 65
July o7a 65 t7 b5
Corn
February.. .. 2i sw ;y4 t
May 81 &H 81
September., .. &J 3.K ;3 3.
Oats
February .... "2"X "20
May... 21V 21 21H Zl
July.... i'lH 2ii .0H 21
Pork . ',
February,... 9 70 9 80
May 9 92(4 9 SO 9 85 9 vb
July 10 U 10 0j 1U0. 10 12
Lard
February 5 8" 5 40
May 5 55 1 50 5 5J 6 60 ,
July &67H 5 6."4 5 tiVt 5 70
Short Kibs
, Fobruary 5 (1 5 05
May 5 174 5 11 5 15 5 20
July S27'4 .1 25 5 85
-Xlve Stock.
Kansas Citi, Mo., Feb. 28. Cattle-Receipts
,552:calvi. 9S; shipped yesterday, 1633 cattle,
no calves. The market was goueraliy steady,
with an easy close.
Dressed beef and export steers. J$S.2r4.0)
Texas ami Indian steers 2.903.35
Cows and heifers 2. 10tU'.3
Stookers and feeders 2.7i'3 8
Calves 7.U0UB.75
Hogs Receipts, 10,308; shipped yesterday,
168. The market was 5 cents to 1 cents lon er.
The top sale was $:.85 and the bulk of sales
from5&7i to $3 8X .
Sheep Receipts, 4,859 ; shipped ye4tarday,93.1.
The market was strong to 10c higher and
active. , y
The following are representative sales
13 lambs, 8 ...4 10
22 owes, 54.... ....3 50
2M N. M. yl,74 Mi
843 N. M.yl.85 .'. 3 i
11SN. M. 99... ....v.... 50
102sheop'll 3 3,
235 N. M. sheep ...3 30