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F1X9 HOI FLESI II THE NT.
San Francisco. Ca!. (Special.) Ths
aehoener Mascot te. which has arrived
I here from the soots seam, brings tales of
'cannibalism and the ruasa-re of blacks
ARMOR PLATE TRUST CARRIES j on the lavage Inlands. For the past
THE DAY. ! )rars the Mascotte has born trad-
Ung betwren the Solomon Islands, New
Ouinea an! New Ireland. Her droka.
rails and sails bear the marks of canni
bals' spears and bullets.
j The .schooner arrived at Komali, in
j the Alrairalty group. Just after the
murder of Mermfin Matze. the trading
aKent there. This wan on AUUt
PAY S455 PER TON
fruet Comes Down From $545
Par Ton, But Not to the Term
PRINCE TU AN IS RAISING
Washington. IX C (Special. fVcre.
ary Long today announced the coneiu
fon of the long controversy over the
ariee f armor plate for riavai vessels,
and aa agreement with the Carnegie
rid Bethlehem companies for Krupp
armor at 1120 a t in, with the possible
suZldtlon of royalty fees making the
Maximum price Uio.ZZ a ton. The
mount of armor involved Is the lanr
aet ever placed at one time by the gov
ernment, and is said to equal all the
armor purchased by this government up
o 139$. It covers the armor fur seven
teen ships now in various stages of ron.
traction, including eight battleshipi,
hlx armored cruisers and three protect
The following official statement was
given out concerning the agreement:
"The navy department has come to
eus agreement with the Carnegie and
Bethlehem companies for Krupp armor
tf the Brat clans amounting to 24.330
tons (or $429 a ton. The Kmpp process
nvolves the Harvey patent, tha valid
ity of which Is now under consideration
y the courts, and it is further agreed
hat the government will assume In
addition any liability for the Krupp
process not exceeding 124.18 a ton for
Krupp royalty, and not exceeding the
' " muted States license fee of JU.20 for
fHarvey royalty. The maximum price
to the government Is therefore $455.52
per ton, subject to diminution in caie
"W any redaction in the foregoing roy
alties." The bid of these companies for this
' sdaaa of armor was M90 and the price
tirtginally asked was S4i.
The Mldvale company some time age
tsrltbdrew Its bid, but it would have
pen unable in any event to furnish
fcnnor In due season for the Maine clam
(? battleship. Had they not withdrawn
(their bid It 1 probable that some ar-
fangement might have been made for
be dfistrthitlon among the three com
pwtdea of the manufacture of the ar
gnor other than that of the Maine class.
Irhefr Wd.,. however, was of value in en-
eibJlDg -the department to secure the
Where large reduction.
' Admiral O'Neill, chief of the bureau
kt ordinance, said of the result:
"The agreement Is most satisfactory.
I Belelved That the Uprlsinj
Will Compel Emperor to Re
turn to to Pekin.
The Mascotte dropped anchor in the
ttarbor, three canoes shot out from the
land. Captain Macco and a boat's crew !
went ashore and found that the copra
house had been looted and that the
traders home was a wreck. In the
yard of the latter a big pot was till
sizzling over the dying embers of a lire
and In the pot were found some of the
bones of the trader.
The cannibals had not g"ne far. They
had found in the ag.nt'a hou.-e fifteen
guns and with th.e they returned for
Captain Marco and Ms crew. A hasty
retreat was made to the schooner and
the cannibals pou3 them with their
stolen guns. Once aboard the Mascotte
the captain turned loose all the avail- j jgainst Shen SL
able arms. The bullets from the lavage j Berlin. ."pecial.) The news that
islanders found marks In the rails and ; Prince Tuan and General Tung Fu
8hanghal.Spe ial.)- There are cvn
(inued rumors of the projected transfer
f the Chinese court to Cheng Tu, but It
Is said that the viceroy of the piovinct
of Sie Chuan objects to such an ar
rangement It is also rumored that a rebellion has
broken out In the province of Kan Su.
Chang Chi Tung, the Wii Chang vice
roy, u? said to be raising 100,000 troops
nd to have proposed to the Nanking
viceroy that they should combine ttvlr
torces to oppose the allies, making'tht
Fang TVe their base for operation
decks and riddled the foreU.
tain Macco brought into play a smail
gun, and the noise, more than the effec
tiveness of it, scared the cannibals off.
The Mascotte, which is an auxiliary
schooner, steamed to Kusai, In the
Carolines, and notified the German sloop
4.f war Zeadler of the murder. Both
the schooner and warship returned to
Komali and the native villages were
Shelled. Eighty villages were destroyed
by fire, 10 natives were killed and
twenty taken prisoners.
In June the Slaseotie put into Matty
island, in the Solomon group, and
iwclivy italic weui Mainto iiu ilie
supercargo. A great crowd of natives,
scenting a big feast, made for them
and filled the air with spears. Captain
Macco turned loose his Winchester and
killed one of the cannibals. This stop
ped the rest for a moment Then an
other savage bit the dust. This com
pletely mystified the cannibals. They
turned their dead over and found two
big holes in their bodies. Then two
more fell and the rest t,f them took to
(Tap- j Hsiang had rebelled, was greeted hen
FIVE SAYS IN A SJNKJPf 6 VESSEL
Philadelphia. Special. After floa tlnp
on the ocean in a helpless, condition on
a sinking vessel for five days, Captait.
Anderson and his crew of thirteen men
of the Norw egian be.rk Highflyer, arlrv
ed here today, having been rescued by
the British stoamer Georgian l'rinre.
Captain FMt, torn Hull.
During the five days the crew was.
The' ten are reduced not only to a j at the mercy of the waves they only
reasonable piilnt. but more than reason-! taw two steamers. The iirst one. ac
Me. We get armor' cheaper than any j cording to Captain Anderson, came to
' goentry In the world. It Is due not only ;' within a half mile of his ve:-sel, but
t Secretary lor:g management, but! steamed away without givlns any aid
ISO to the fact that the companies met j The second ship sighted was tbe Ooor
tnv ia very reasonable spirit. It Is srian Prince.
ilyr Just that this should be under-! The Highflyer sailed from Campbell -
... , j ton, R. K, 1 fur Newpott, W'aiei, ot
The armor contract ewvers not only r October IS, with a cargo of lumber:
(at tUH tons specified In the official j Eleven days out the bark encountered
tatamert. but aim sotr.e lG.toe ton of
armor of the second and third class,
erhleb has been In controversy, but Ha
fceen dependent en the d!siwnl ot the
lrt-ctas aarraor. Tlie entire amount,
approximately Jj.Wlft tons. Is now made
a severe gale which tore away her alb
and strained the vessel sohat she
sprang a leak of nine Inches an hour.
All hands )vcre kept buy at the pumps
so that the bark could b kept afloat
until a parsing vessel could rendci
mm BUTTER TRUST FORMED.
available. New sped Ilea t ions have hern assistance. Four days pascexi, and on
- -V. f H ntirnina nf S.. flrtH An St trn.rU-
fag'ln-dvtai! n! tets. times of dcl'v Atlantic Uner paxwd near, but only an
jfry. 'etc'. ""Tliere Is snnie change" In th. sweced the distrtscd vessel's signal by
liBaslflcatkm. but. in the main feature f raising a flag.
.he speciflcations are as they were wiiti
The last bid? were made.
m HOW BIS STOCK JI'X)MS. -I
Rttatenr. Pa Spcda. The laii!
JrsotatJoe on the Carnesie company
mad at the I'itUburg f-'tock
eaaage today, when one share wss
at fl.iW, 5W above par v.iHie. Al
el Bgcarc the totat capitalization of
carnegle rorapany would be value!
vt feIt.Mt.rMn. of which Audrew Car
rgte awaa U per rent
Aery mad ensa
axi aim i:::he u a waji.
. Taaapa. Fla. (Hpeeiai.v-Blyttng Ls
twasa the Internattonai and RetUtl
aseta anions of clgarmakers began here
Jo aiT at the factory of Gonzales, tf.-r4
4ft Co., ef Tampa atui Chicago. T ils
f fai was working a full force of He
numbering about Mf.
lateraatiWaU marched to the fsc-
odd that these men
out. This was refused, and the
yataraetionals declared they would put
4usts eat. The premises are Inclosed,
aaa," aa aa International man started
aeeater the gate, an Italian doorkeeper
Qai aaea atm. This was nickly fo
(taajai ay aa exchange vt several bub
C."i aaets. The front and aide of tot
was riddled with bullets, but
is been reported Injured. I'o-
dispersed the mob.
0YT factory closed down at neon
r tka day. The mayor has sworn In
O eataa police men, and the sheriff has
' t aaasarotis deputies to his rtorce.
" ssavar lantad a ttroplamaMM for-
' t:r M tswhilalit aruoaabjaa and deaa-
Darawa of the rival trades waloaa,
1 far teaight. 4
Iateraationala , have about Mt
here, while the Reeietiancta
; r trXJOU RK-ARRKHTKD.
"1; piial.r-Aeae wed
V cz atwuatd la Ue tfefaoct
'trasMi Mm the lau
vS xtvi. ma can.
Mi'.wsakcc, V."!s. .Spsri.-,L-A move,
irtent Is on foot to consolidate in one
big concern all. the creameries In Ihe
Northwest, for which Chicago is the
market The Idea originated in Wis
ecrtsln. where the ci-nmcry men have
been working on it for some time.
A. M. Kel, vice president of the
Champpny Creamery eompajiy her'x
"it Is a fact that the Iniiia; steps
are beii.g token for the organisation of
a creamery trust "fbe conditions are
such that it is an absolute necessity.
There la not a creamery in Wisconsin
that has made money during the last
year. The competition has been such
that farmers have ben practically dic
tating th price at which milk should
sell, while this same competition has
kept the price of ttitt manufactured pro
duct down. The trust will probably in
clude all the largest crexmery Intends
in this state."
The Champeny Creamery company.
besides owning' ereainerirM at fifteen
points In Wisconsin.owns several cream
eries in South Dakota.
'Chicago creamery men. among them
Obadlah Bands, declare tbat success
ful creamery trust on a iarga era If
would b impossible.
kay win pfr:srLVAxiA stkxe.
MAT RENEW THE STRIKE,
Plttstoo, Pa. BpeciaI. A renewal of
the big coal strike Is possible. The
Pennsylvania Coal company and sev
eral other operators posted notices to
day that an advance of U cents a ton
would be made on coal purchased by
consumers at the retail chutes. The
raen say this action virtually wipes out
the It per cent Increase granted two
weeks ago la end the strike. The em
ployes of tae Itouaylvaala company
demanded yeaterCay that I hay he paid
ever two weeks, sad thai was prjcslsed.
behave that the advance
is a favorable sign. The Tageblutt says
that if it be true the rebellion will
probably Induce the emperor and em
press to return to Pekin and place
themseive under the protection of On
The news from the German naval so
Siety's China correepondcDt that Her?
Knappe, G"nnan consul ceneral In
Shanghai, had left for Nankin, Is in
terpreted at significant f-everal news
papers believe that he will confer with
the viceroy about Inducing the court tc
return to Pekin.
scribe horrible cruelties committed in
China, at th" orders of superiors, is
published. The Vorwaerls prints five
A corrcHrxjndent of the Cologne 'ia
xette cables that between Tien Ti-ln and
I'ekln it has become a "port f"r the ai
ded troops, e.-peeially tae Ki."Uinc. to
hoot eveiy Chinaman, even the raof
fcarm'.e?s. A number cf papcis now tic
rotmee such methods.
The Cologne Vctke Ztitung. tae cer.
irijtt orsan. say.:
'Such wholesale n-.unlerlr.t: rill Miv;
unqutncliaMf iuur.:l. destroying fureicr
nil ch-nce rf tfilTOion.Try sork in China.
The govrni.T.ct.t nmut take not I'M o.'
these tilings an.l Ichuc peremrtety or
ders to Count von WaldTnee to pre vent
them hereafter, af they are a shame tc
With regntd to the China h'.ll the pa
print out that the pext imperial
budget will siejW the necessity for
loan of lOv.waMKiO niark. and thai. ,la
udd.'tion. the chancellor will beWp-JW-treI
to i-iie freaury uots fo 173.C09,
A larso iM.r'Ic.r, of tlie press espr':-!.-:i-'at:sfa.:r!ou
with thia outV.ok and
'.hi' agrarian orrans demand that thf
(Tovci ninen: rise the reoulr'u ainoitntr
by in;poinir a number of special txes
.pa;j tlio eournry's eommetc-3 and in
lustries, which, thure Jounial1 dtcla;e
vf!i alone rejp the fruits of the Chin
.var. Th National Zeltung and the
Vfsihe argue sitcngly apainrt thl
At today ie'vioa of the rek-hstag.
Inring the vote for the wcond vice
.:wi'icnr. a votet can a vole Cur 1
REBELS ARE SUPREME IN THE SOUTH.
Victoria. 15. C. 'Sec-Pit. ) Writers in
riental apcr rtcetvml here by th'
(.earner KmpiCKS if liiti:i. sty" tno rlis-
i:g in 8:uth"rn t hlpa !s not so tnueli
jgai::st I'.r (.id tiers a against the ylni--fcu
pt'i'y. Japan mail correspondence
ays the lururgepts In their en'?oun'en
Alth the iuiperia" It Mips aj increasing,
rilft r'.b'jly ate iruter of the sratr
ert of Kns'Kia and Tiin ICIaug dls
.rieta .nd itiiy iuid gained pou'ecflfm
if six ut of ten nl tie principal tov. rir
n Mwaul-I'ho. ail welled tl'les.
Oov.tu.'ik in tiofcp sent from Canten
were rcnlkd Octoin-r I"., which save
the impression that an sttiicl: ou Cat
toti its' If u teaied. On October li
the reltls were openatiiK within thlr.y
mllen of the iltitieli frontier and on tnc
aoie d.ite a report was given out thai
they had attacked a Viench t -anen
en rouu- from Kwan Cbui p. Hong
Kong, kill; n ; io of her cte- and,
The lender of the rt bls ar Dr. Fnn
Tut fn. who eome yi ao be ami
Holorl'tiis lxi.-Hi.ite of nn sitfctnpt f,y i'.ii
ChUi te P-g tUon in London to k dna.i
hJni. and Rang Ifu Wei. hcud of tl
rcfomt jrty, who lied to Ameri'ii.
SEIATM SCOTf lS TALlSfi A6AIN.
CHIRESE PRIWCU SEEI AR IITEIVIEW,
Umdnn. Special.) Tlie Dally Nrwi
pulWbuies the following from Pekin,
dated November 1 T :
"It is reported here that Prince Ching
and M liung Chang have requested an
interview wiih Count Von Waideree.
which will probably tie granted. The
fie d niarfhal intends to make an ex
cursion to Nau K iu pars and the Ming
Tombs ns I'rlnfe Henry of I'ruff-ia did
Ir. Morirson. wiring to the Times
from I'ek:n. Tuesday, say:
"The Tartar general coimuanding in
the province of rze Chuan has been
named fur governor general of Man
churia, In deference to Ruania's Invita
tion to China to rtmme the trovern
inent of that territory under Kuslan
"The Chine" peace commll"ii rs
have received telegram from the em
press dowager, dated November 10. cen
suring their failure to prevent the din
putch of foreign punitive expeditions
Into the interior. The empress dowajp r
continues to issue orders appointing
official to office. Him is unable to real
ize her poi-itloa and has even appointed
literary chu.ncrltuis to conduit txamlna
lions in the provinces.
"Trus;vorthy dispatches from NIu
Chwang asert that despite their as
surances that they will not loot the
railway, the itussians are transferring
material from the Shan Hal Kwan line
across the river at Nlu Chwang to th
Kui-slan Manchuriun rf!lay."
RUMORS THAT NICHOLIS HAS
Pari. Fpecll.) Tae following (.
traordlnary statement Is given premi
neuce In the evening iiaper, La PreaMi
"A personage who claims to be thor
oughly acquainted with what la going
on behind the scenes in the matter of
) the divulger.ee of the secrets of the lat-
DONE BY THE NIHILISTS
a Nihilist m Omaha Confirms
MR. BRYAN'S CAREER STILL POLITICAL
Lincoln, Neb. -iFiieclal ) Lost night:
a year ago William J. Bryan was the)
central figure at a big jollification meet- i
ing. at which the fusion forces of the j wUv oC Kuit,a. l'ving there twelve
stats celebrated Ihe triumph of their ! years SP- lIonghig to the Nihilist
state ticket at the election of the Tuea- ) M-lt-ty which lias given the rulers of
di.y before. .Mr. i'.ryan was one id ,uH!!i8 6"t deal of trouble In th
the speakers. He then and there uH I x"'t ar Md nav'K been driven from
. . . . I U .,.1.. I... .W.. -.III. .
nown plainly the ruic-r lie has manned ! " iiiniiery oecause ne whs j
out for hlnis -if. I -tuning among .the lower classes ns a
est Fremh field gun to the United
S'tatis. makes the following statemmt:
This affair connected with the sudden
departure for filbraltar of an officer of
' j the United States navy, who was em-
Cablegrams Robert Suspicions and ! ployed at the foreign section of ths
exhibition, after Slaving fulfilled bis
functions us naval attache at the em
bassy. The- field gun Incident was also
the cause of the sudden handing over
of the affairs of the embassy to the
first secretary by (eneral Horace Tor
t r and his departure for Spain.
"The former naval at'scne In ques
tion, who was born of British parents
and devoted above all to the embassy
in the Faubourg faint Ilonore, acted
almost openly as spy for several pow
ers." The person who gave this Informa
tion makes a still graver . statement
which we publish under all reserve. II
"General Horace Porter has been him.
self Indirectly affected by ihe Incident
in question. His departure, which is
given out as temporary. Is really final,
and he will be replaced in Paris by Mr.
John Ijebhmnn, United Slates minister
to Kerne, a diplomatist of the highest
character, whose Independence vis a vl
the English embnssy can be counted
upon for maintenance of good relations
between the French republic and the
The naval officer referred to in the
foregoing dispatch can be no other tha
U'utenant William a 81ms, who was
ntslgned to special duty at th Parts
i posit Ion.
Omaha. Neb. (Special.) Cable dis
patches have been received from Rome
and London which give color to ru
mors that the present liiliexs of the cZat
of Russia, is caused by poison, admin
istered through Hi machinations oi
nihilists. lndon report that the Ku
ropean capitals considered he czir'9
illness as more serious than Is reported
by his physicians, snd that suspicbins
are afloat that the "hygiene and water
upply" at I.ivadia "may le faulty."
Home goes further and li Is there as-crt'-d
that the Vatican has received se
Lret dispatches Celling of an attempt U
poison both the emperor and einpieas,
but that In the case of tlie czarina (he
plans failed. The cur's Illness appears
to be clothed in mysieiy, ua even the
European capitals ean obtain nothing
Jcflnite concerning Its condition.
The same startling theory of the ill
ness of Ciar Nicholas of Hussla Is con
tlrmed from the views of ir. George
L. A. Hamilton of tais city, who resides
at TXf Karnuin street, and who Is a
dEEF TRUST RAISES PRICES 01 MEAT!.
"roiiii of my republican frienls."aaid ' T" mbl:r of Nihilist propaganda, Ms
i news are tukeu us having considerable
weight. He now wears on hi leg a
Kar from the bullet of a Kusslan sc
:rt service man w ! lngvd hl;n as h
was crossing the frontier Into Austrlu
)ii a certain dark aial memorable night.
"That Czar Nichohs is likely to meet
i ihe fate of his father. Alexander III.
icems very likely," said Jr. Hamilton
laet evening to the World-Herald. "I
toave bten RatclUng the reports In tht
newspapers of bis Illness and they re
sell the sickness and subsequent death
f his lather at is health resort Ir.
Yalta in li-5. The cause of Alexander's
ilness at the tlma was ascribed to
iirlgfct's diseas, but It was commonly
reported that eonio ef the Nihilist otfi
:iai in the czar's bouse In dlsgul'.:
idruinlsteied poison in (dm through his
!ood. That report was generally be
Jeved and circulated among the- Nl
liiists. although it sjhs. of course, offl
.Lilly denied by the royal physicians.
That Alexander's death was due to
(low poisoning wa given to me by a
reliable authority od I have no reason
:o discredit it. Thf csar lingered for!
iiany days, but his physicians could m 1 1
"In the czar's household he ilnds
nany to distrust, and In spite of his
Msplclons. members of the Nlhiilsl pro
Sagnrida will rKcure positions dan;er
us!y near him. It ts likely that If tht
fcreier.t czar Is poisoned It has been
Jone by some rue regularly employed
in his kitchin. who bus been hjr.g wait
ing the opportunity . The agent who
may. In fact, never be known, who at
tempted his life.
"Owing to the st:trt i. n"tshi,-5 of i'.:e
government, absolutely nothing escapes
from the rmpire Itaelf, regarding t'n
growth of the Nihilist propaganda,
which is growing stronger every year tit
the peoplis become educated in th ' o
cret nchoois. The Mlhlllst of today hat
learned to be more cautious In his meth
ods and his work Is tnoie shrewd, ikilu
Mr. Bryan, "have been feigning won
derment as to what will become of me
w hen tli is 'craze of Isms,' as they term
the issues, has died out. In order to
relieve them of any undue woi ry, I
want ti stm notice that I shall con
tinue in polill'S In active opposition to
any party or doctiii.e which violates
American ideals and tie true principles
of human liberty, until the ild is closed
uprn my coffin."
This was William J. Brjnn a year
ago and it is the Bryan of today. His
eecund defeat for the presidency hss
not swerved him from this determina
tion. His time, a before, will be do-
votej to the pv:pai sliou of magaziue
and nensppper article, with an occa
sional lecture nd speaking tour. With
a continuance of his present physical
rigor he has determined that naught
shall swerve him from the.se plans.
. Mr. Bryan Is net d lui"bd as to hits
ability to mai;e a livelihood for himself
and his family. The ability of hl pen
axsure liirn that his personal finances
cannot suffer. He has i:vid;a snug for
tune frcm his wtltings and lectures. A
great portion of the money bis been
given to cauees In which he lias taka
Few public enterprises er charities in
Unciiln have failed to profit by bin 11b
tnallty. His church, the First l'trtby-
terlan, and every' charitable o rgari (ra
ti cm in the city, hove learned to look
resmlaily to Mr. I'.ryan for a liberal
gift. Meanwhile he has bn.n a steady
contributor to the political organisation
of which he ha been twice the leader
in r.r. tional canvpaig-ri.
STRIKE OF OVER SEVER THOURARD MEN.
! the ffltaM trade hi a
end they 4to at
UasbirgK-fi. li. C.-HpKiol.)--ln.-Cor
Kcott of West A'lrginla bus beel,
His anie- leclion d-Tclaratlun tbat
trusts are a good thing Is now supple,
merited with a pott -elect ion statement
regarding tl.e need of a largo atandinx
army, which ii.dleaie bis belief that
riots are pr bobly lo go band in hand
with a r pi; Mean policy.
In nn iiu. rvlm today Hie senator was
aski-d: "fo y..u favor a permanent
aimy of lf.H?'
" will not undertake to specify th
nuinheis," he said. "I wouid bave
enough for our needs. We have no
use for more cavalry. Thai branch ol
the service wan most nsful In lh days
of Indian fighting, but Ihe Indians
nave been largely pacified and there t.
has condition for cavalry force to keep
tbem from harming th settlers.
"The artillery regiments can serve
doable purpose. They can rare for the
oast tpfeaat equipment a ad far the
parpase aaHSiag rteta la tha eities
User wW ha evary Ml at eCectlv aa
Terre Haute, Ind. iSiwclal. More
than 2'J0 hoisting engineers and 7,000
miners In the state will be idle toroor.
it'tt as result of the failure of the
Ir.d-ana b!r-k and bituminous operators
to tl'm Die scale presented to them to
flss by the engineers. A conference was
held in this city today, at which the
leading operators of the state were
present and also the executive officers
of tiie National Brotherhood of Hoist
ing Engineers. When the operators at
tonight's conference announced their In
tention of re.fusing t" sign the scale
tin 111 the matter could be decided at the
Indianapolis convention, Secretary Jen
kins and Chief Taylor of the Hoisting
Bi glneers' El otherhond wired the ofrl
ela s of the ilfTVrenl iniii!rr districts
deelfltiltg a ml Ice.
The adoption of the HUni Is scale In
Ja'iiana would mean an advance of at
Va.it It' per rent.
CARIEGIE 6iVES UWL mFlUOII
Chicago, HI.--(Sisjcla!.) The beei
trust puts the screws on with the Ami
touch of winter. When meat Is most
needed the prices go higher, so thai
the poor become the heaviest sufferer.
The trust has ordered sharp advances
all along the line., Reef, pork, muttoa
cost the retailer from a cent to tws
cents a pound nioie, though the gen
eral advance is one cent; a trifling sum
of itself, but adding t40.Q00.64ti to ths
treasure of the trtst If kept at the pre
vailing prices. T'
BET.VILEKS FOitCEO TO ADVANCE.
Nearly all retailers have advanced
prices to consumers from 1 to i cetre
a pound. Tonr butcher wiD show these
figure as a comparative fable of ta-crease:
Klb roasts .........II
Mutton chops 16
Moreover, there are no hopeful signs.
The trufft people say that the change
has been coming for some time, but
nevertheless, the retailers were agbaal
v.hen the general advance upon ah
lilies was ordered.
The packers say they have advanced
the prices to retailers about ) per ceat.
The Increase in beef Is from tl.SO te H
per hundred; fresh poik hna advaaeat
V, a. hundred and mut uu 1 cents a
The packers s.iy that they have bees
sdling dresaed meats at a loss for sev
eral years. There, wis nothing- appar
ently to warrant the present advance.
attack nn tl.e imperial family are not " ",B m cnt'" e on nr
P!tlburq, Pa --fpecial. At a dinner
given by W. N. Fie, president of the
heard of directors Of hr arnegie Clnstl-tut-,
to Andrew Cnrrfgle, Mayer W. J.
I!f 111 and other prominent citizens, Mr.
Carnegie made n offer to Ihe city of
Pittsburg to bulid a technical school, In
(onnectlon with the Carnegie institute,
Rwl'wdow ft with li.OM.Qrr). The tone
of Jlr. Carr.eKi' sdtliefs wou'd Indl
is'.e that a in the case nf the Insti
tute, bis contribution wmiid be In
creased latre to me'-c the -heeds of the
nowmaiT for tn reason that sure
guards against tlieai are too easy, nd
punishment Is teo gwift and sure. Il
administering jolsort o the. ruler the
Nihilists hope to ake the throne a
place dieaded and in no demand for
"The N'li'lIJit hi.ns to ths ir'
nmph of the republk In ths. not fir dl.
ti'iil future. Vlo'enca is d'-plored. hut It
is one of the means deemed nor (!"
by them to accomplish the doirnfnll of
null tyranny. Americans can under
stand sonietHi.g of the feeling that au.
tuates an educated people in the. most
jbxolute monarchy of the world."
l)r. Hamilton ezpects to hear of the
jeath of the czar arid beUcves that th
-oyal family already knows that tlie
rorror cf all the czaxs siuo the time of
Mexander II is upon him. He rvus th
irst tlctlm of the Nihilists
feiitacii mx put -a,.
I'.otollers on the Inside say that thf
beef trursl has had the advance In cou
Uimplntlon for some time, but that tin
trust waited until ai'fer the election ol
McKinley. fearing that an advance be.
f'.ire wou d endanger it continuum ol
The trust will enjoy renewed prosper
ity, but at the expense of -many thou
sands of poor people, who will be
obliged to live on less meat or none
BARLEY KJN6 IS DEPT FREE.
Chicago, Til. fHpeciai) "Hurley Ivicg"
Henry 1. O'Neill, who gained fume
ihrough his d irlng speculations In bar
ley In all the cereal market of ths
world, was rtHcliarged of debts amount
ing to almost IMiO.000 hy ord"r of Judge
Kohlsaat in the United Ktate.a district
;Ourt today. Of the liabilities sched
uled by Mr. O'Neill about IM were
'.IMed as having been cmtraetnd Jolr.t
y with his wife. In addition to Mr.
0NeUI, mere than I'Ki other lankrupts
srore discharged. Among the names
ets thai of Jol n Vance Cheney, libra
tan of th Newberry library end a well
mown llter-iry nun.
AMERICAN CWIUVH UENOINCB
1 Andcn fpc!al - American eovr.
tioys.a'.d mulei'eri, to the number of
140. wl n went to U.uith Africa on Brit
ish null transport, airtvej In ln
dn Saturday They aie Inud In thelf
denuuelnll.in of their tiJtm-iit on ht
home Journey and Intend to formally
romplaln to Hie board of trade. They
declare the rations served had to be
thrown overbosrd. Ihat they would
have starred had they not paid exorbi
tant rales for extra rations, aad that
they were - berthed aver bores stash
where ihe heat dad goer ware aahsaa.
WAR EXPENSES REACH $500,000,000.
I.or,don.-(.apeela l.) Parliament w(l
assemble ))'cemlirr S Co vote the ex
penses of Ihe war In Foulh Africa, which
ire now expected fo amount tn fully
f'OO.O'iO.OOO. Befote Christmas bii ed
lournment will be taken until the end
The Times announces the follow irg
Iird llaglan, under secretary of state
Earl cf Onslow, under secretary of
itate for the colonies.
Earl of liardwlcke. under secretary of
state for India.
"11 seems rertala," ssys the Time
editorially, "that the eahiaet wbt-atm
lat ef twenty laenrhsre. tha taraast re-
BIO CARPET WORKS CUT WARES.
yoiikers, N. Y. (Hpechil.) A rumot
which rapiniy spread through Ihe ctty
Tuesday to the effect that the employe!
of tne ioimense Kmllh carpel work
would siifTor a reduclion of wages Wal
coiir.riiiel this evening by an official ol
the company. I'm: cut amounts to 11
cents on $1.10 worth of work; and
at pit sent will affect only the setting
department of the tapestry mllL
The fimith mills are Che most exten
sive carpet mills In the country, em
plolng In the aggregate about T.OOt
P'sople. Two huge additions havi late
ly been ndded to tho works and will
when completed, cnll about 1.600 inon
emplcjes to the roll.
The cut, as ordered, will for the pres
ent only affect Ihe culling department
of the tapestry mill, or about 00 or W
cmpiojes, all women. At the present
titmi their wages average about ft pet
e"k, and the cut wi.1 amount to fr m
l CO 13 rer week, aceoiding to Ihe attl.
lty of Che employes to turn out tht
When a reenter oslied for General
?upi Intendciit Clark he was teferrH
to the general olflee of the rompeny.
Here one of the officers reinsenind te
see him, and when naked If the re
ported reduction was lo take place b
equivocated anil tried to dodge the an
swer. When asked direct If lin would
deny that the reduction was to lake
place, he replied that he would nellh-i
confirm nor deny Ihe report He ad
mitted that trade wo never better and
prospects .or a busy season were good
It Is leea than a yesr aim thai the cav
ptoyea war reduced from tit th ft la
which, with the preeeat redeettn
aa a total of U mta to lea that
ra ear aellttcal
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