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SPAIN'S CUBA REFORM
TERMS OF THE PROPOSED
Copy I lnOlney'lland Tha Government
of the Island to le In font rot of a Conn
ell of AilmlnUtrmtlon mid Governor Gen
eral Only Partial Home ICute.
New Yonx, Doc. 31. Tho Journal
published In a special dispatch from
Washington whut It declared wan the.
full text of tho scheme of reform for
Cuba which Prctntor Castillo of Spain
la said to proposo to inaugurate in
Cuba as soon as tho pnclflcntlon of tho
Island shall bo dcclnrad. It declares
that Secretary 01 Buy is insisting on
certain modifications in tho interest
purely of good government in Cuba, so
that native proporty-holding Cubans
oan control taxation, expenditures nnd
Under tho Canoras scheme, as pub
lished, fifteen of tho thirty members of
tho council of administration are to bo
appointed by tho crown and fifteen
elected by limited electors, and they
are to havo general control under re
strictions by tho Cortes. This may bo
modified so as to Increase tho local
strength, but tho modifications will
sot bo important. It is to havo con
trol over the formation of municipali
ties nnd tho provincial assembly will
attend to tho organization of boards of
aldermen, which aru 'to elect ono of
their members as mayor, subject to
the governor general's approval and
control. Provincial governors may
censure, warn, llnu or suspend mem
bers of corporations when they exceed
their powers. The bonrds of uldormon
are to havo power over nil taxes for
municipal expenses, subject to review
by provincial nssomblles.
Tho council of administration is to
bo, presided over by the governor gen
eral. Tho members of the council aro
to be chosen from leading business
men or planters, leading lawyers,
principal taxpayers, senators or mem
bers of the cortcs, mayors of u provin
cial capital for two or more terms, nnd
provincial ossein Toymen for two years.
Tho torm of otllco is to bo four ycurs,
half bolng elected uud appointed alter
nately. Havana to have four, Santi
ago three and tho other provinces two
each. Tho council Is to decide whut Is
proper for the inunagemcnt of tho
wholo Island in every public way, to
preparo and approve tho estimates' and
correct all accounts. The governor
general Is to carry out tho resolutions
of tho council, but may stay any reso
lution nnd tnko measures demanded
by public needs, lie may suspend tho
members of the council for transgres
sions of legitimate powers threatening
to disturb tho public peace or for mis
demeanor. Tho governor general is to bo tho
representative of tho national govern
ment, commander of tho army of tho
islnnd, tho guardian and administra
tor of tho laws of tho legislature and
of royal decrees and orders, and act as
intermediary between tho homo gov
ernment and tho island authorities.
Tho council of authorities Is to con
sist of tho lilshop of Havana, Arch
bishop of Santiago do Cuba, commander
er of tho nnval station, military gov
ernor, presiding judge of tho supremo
court of Havana, attorney general,
head of tho department of finances
and director of local administration.
Tho governor general Is to attend
directly to inattors of government
patronago,conlllcts of Jurisdiction, pub
lic pcuco, foreign affairs, jails peni
tentiaries, statistics, personnel of tho
departments, communications between
authorities of tho Island and tho su
preme government and nil tho other
matters that aro uuasslgucd.
John Wanamaker Declurrs lie Ha Dis
honored the Hint Long Enough.
Philadelphia, Dec. at. John Wan
amaUcr, who Is opposing llolso Pern
rose for tho scat In tho United States
Senate now occupied by Mr. Cameron,
was interviewed on tho situation of tho
campaign, which is ono of tho bitterest
known in Pennsylvania politics. Ho
began with the statement that if tho
next four years don't give good times
to tho United States, tho new century
will usher in changes that will bo se
verely felt in tho most remote corner
of tho world. Pennsylvania's re
sponsibility in tho administration
of national affairs is thrown upon
her congressmen and two honators.
Tho terms of theso senutors expire,
one ut tho beginning of and tho other
during President McKinley's adminis
tration, and as tho tlmo approaches to
till the vacancy some of those who
lnborod incussantly to dofcut tho nom
ination of McKinloy and carried tho
voto of Pennsylvania n the convention
against. Mm : assuming to dispense
tho Inderal patronage In ndvanco of
his inauguration, In order to influence
tho votes of tho members of tho legis
lature. Mr. Wanamaker spoke in strong
terms, without mentioning names, of
tho part taken by Senator Quay In
booming Penrose's candidacy, remark
ing: "The old commonwealth is dis
honored by tho claim that one man
owns ir.0 votes out of tho 250 chosen
xnon composing tho legislature not yet
assembled," and added: "Ono boss hus
defiantly taken tho state by the throat
ami dictated his own terms."
Truit Company Ooe Under.
Sioux City, lowu, Dee. 31. Tho
Farmers' Trust comnanv hus irono into
tho hands of a recolver. The appoint-
ment was mudo ou application of W.
..ll T. W
T. Houslnger, vice president of tho
company. Tho liabilities aro 8135,000,
Mr. Dteoher'a Condition Serious.
STAMFonn, Conn., Dec. 31. Tho con
dition of Mrs. Henry Wnrd lleecher,
whose hip was broken by a fall at tho
heme of hor son-in-law in this city on
Sunday, is grave. The physician
doubts if sho can recover, ulthough her
death is not immediately expected.
She is very weak aud has sinking
spells at Intervals.
A Tornado In Australia.
London, Doc. 31. A Melbourno dis
patch to the Times says u violent tor
nado has destroyed tho town of No
vertiro, N. S. W. It is feared several
persona have been killed.
SUGAR INTERESTS HEARD
Want Higher Untie I nnd Specific Ttatei-
Will Yield Illff Iteiennei.
Washington, Dec. 31. Tho Houbo
ways nnd moans commltteo this morn
ing took up tho sugar schedule, and
four lnsorests woro represented tho
Importers, cane growers, beet rnlsers
and refiners. For tho Importers John
Fnrr of Now York opened. Tholr
recommendations were: On all sugar
testing 75 degrees or less, o duty of
1 cent a pound, ridding 3 cents per do
grco to 100 degrcos; an additional duty
of about one-fourth of n cent differ
ential on all sugars abovo sixteen
Dutch standard In color to prevent re
finers from entering rcflnod sugars at
tho samo duty as raw sugars of tho
same test; an additional discriminating
duty on all sugars from bounty paying
countries, witli authority to tho Presi
dent to raise or lower duties' as the
bounties should be raised or lowered.
This scheme, the itnportors estimated,
would ylold the government a revenue
of 50,000,000 per year, the amount of
ugar paying duty being about 1,500,-
000 tons, tho average polarlscope test
being 02 degrees.
In reply to a question from Chair
man Diugley, Mr. Fafr declared that
thorc war. no undervaluation of sugars
Imported now but, owing to the strict
Interpretation of tho law by tho cus
tom ofllclals, the tondency was to pay
more du" than tho law called for.
Appraisals were mudo on the basis of
the estimated values in Trlndad and
other countries where there wns no
"What would you say," asked Mr.
Dingley, "to tho statement furnished
1 ho committee by Henry A. Hrown of
Massachusetts that the invoiced value
of all sugar imported in 1S03 was an
average of 3-10 cents a pound under
the London valuation.
Mr. Furr considered that stutoment
untruthful and entirely theoretical.
London vulucs were not represented,
as Germany had absorbed tho business.
London prices on cano woro merely
Mr. Fnrr asserted that only in oc
casional bargains could tho American
Heflnlng company buy its goods
cheaper than other firms. Its in
fluence had been to reduce tho prlco of
sugar throughout the world. Under
tho present differential rate of three
tenths of a cent the importations for
last year hud been 05,000,000 tons
larger than ever before. A differen
tial of one-fourth of a cent u pouud
would cnublc tho soft white sugars to
compete with tho centrifugal refined.
Solon Humphreys of New York,
chairman of a committee appointed by
the sugar trade, explained the dlfll
cultlcs of nn ml valorem tariff on sugar
and made a plea for u specific system.
Tho change, ho said, was unanimously
demanded by tho trade. Ad valorem
valuations were unjust nnd impracti
cal on account of fluctuations in prices,
llountles were a disorganizing factor.
Tho Herman government recently had
raised too bounty to something over
one-fourth of a cent a pouud, which
enabled Germany to dispose of nil her
surplus product. Tho system wns
working ruin to all tho llrltlsh Islands,
so that they must resort to tho samo
scheme or go out of business. Instead
of one-tenth of a cent bounty on sugar
Imported Into this country tho addi
tional duty should equal the bounties.
P. J. Smith, another importer, mude
a brief argument nguiiibt ad valorem
Colonel J. D. Hill of New Orleans,
representing tho Cuuo Growers' asso
ciation of Louisiana, argued for a
restoration of the duty of tho act of
1883. He spoke of tho stimulation
produced by tho bounty net of 1800,
with tho duty imposed therein on re
fined sugar, and said If a similar pro
vision could bo made In tho prospect
ive lnw and its permanence guaranteed
the sugar producers would prefer it,
but nil things considered, they asked
for a ro-enaatraeut of the provisions in
tho act of 1883. He produced figures
to show tho reduction of price of re
fined sugar under tho operation of that
act at tho time when the crops wcro
being marketed, to show tho benefits
to tho country ut lnrtro from homi
l'cnnsylvnnla Miner Strike.
Shaiion, Pa., Dec. 31. A long strike
among tho Mercer county coal miners
1? Imminent Tho minors demanded u
raise of live cents per ton yesterday,
and upon tho refusal of the operators
to grant It thoy quit work. About 330
men In tho lllack Diamond and Trout
mines camo out first, followed by 100
employes of the Grove City mine, and
200 In tho WoNtermon, Filer & Co.
mines. The troublo ws caused bv the
Increase of wages irruntcd In tho I'ltts
burg district. This Is the second time
the men have htruck within three
Vnnt In am Arsentlua I'roYlnce.
llURNoa Ayhks, Dec. 31. Tho agri
cultural commission appointed to In
vestigate tho conditions in the province
of Santa Fo will make a report to
President Urlburu this woek, showing
a disastrous situation. It will recom
mend us tho only salvation commer
cially, an Issuo of 31,000,000 In mort
gage bonds, to be used In assisting the
farmers, and other measures of rollof
will also bo proposed In Its report. The
commissioners say tho crop In the
province will fall 50,000 tons short of
tho actual necessities of tho people.
The Trial of Mai ha v Hey.
CONBTANTlNOl'I.K, DOC. 31. TllO portO
has granted the demand of the envoys
of Franco and Italy that their drago
mans bo present at tho trial of Muzhav
Hey, charged with being responsible
for the murder of Father Snlvatoro. an
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luiunn priest wno was Kiucii lit mo
convent of Jenldjckelc, at Marash, In
1605, by Turkish troops commanded by
For Ki-1'romler ntambulofT Murder,
Sofia, Deo. 31. Nnumm Tuffekot
chief! and Atsoff, two of the men ac
cused of complicity in tho brutal mur
der of ex-Premlcr Stambuloff in 1805,
were sentenced to throo years im
prisonment, tho tlmo whlch'thoy have
been under arrest to bo counted in the
sentence, lioul Gcorgeltt was ac
quitted. llopklnt llrop III Mult.
Chicago, Dec. 31. The libel uult ol
ex-Mayor John P. Hopkins against
Governor elect John It. Tanner nut
dismissed to-day by stipulation nnd
without costs, to either of tho parties
EEI) CLOUD CHIEF, FIUDAY. JANUAltY 8, 1897.
CRACKSMEN IN JAIL.
(Camas City 1'ollce ttrrak Up GanR
That Operated In Two State.
Kansas Citv, Dec 31. Safo behind
11 bars here are six men who bolong
a gong of safo blowers and bank
robbers which, for six months hns op
erated from Kansas City, blowing safes
and looting banks In towns of North
eastern Kansas and Fas tern Nebraska.
In this torritory John Do Long, spe
cial detectlvo for the Missouri Pacific
railway, says thirty safes In bnnks and
business houses havo been cracked in
tho last six months. It Is conserva
tively estimated that the gang secured
In cool cash about 835,000.
James Lansing, alias Hob Stewart,
tho noted safe-blower arrested Monday
by Detectives Hayes and Halpln and
taken last night to llollevlllc, Kan.,
where he Is wanted for robbing the
First Notional bank of SI, 800 last
aionth, is said to bo the leuder. The
other members, now in Jail in this olty,
ire Charles L. Norton, P. D. llonner,
George Jenklnson, George Simmons,
(Icorgc Caroy and J. J, Kelly, alias
HELD UP IN AN ELEVATOR.
. Chicago Clerk Bobbed or 0 19 In a
Ills; Office Dulldln;.
Chicaoo, Dec. 31. Joseph Span
Aclmer, nn cmployo of tho Central
Steam Laundry compnny, was covered
ivlth revolvers by two men while in
tho elevator botwecn the first and sec
ond floors of tho building ut 105 South
leffcrson street last evening and
forced to give up n vallso containing
1512. Ono of tho men then knocked
Spauhclmer down, ordered the eleva
tor boy to pull to tho first floor, nnd
I'oth darted out of tho building, mak
ing n quick escape through an alley.
Hundreds of men aro employed in tho
building, but so cautiously was tho
work done that no ono knew of tho
robbery until tho thugs wcro out of
reach. Tho money was to havo been
ascd to pay laundry employes. ,
ROBBED BY A DRIVER.
From the Wcit for New Vork
Hilled and Thrown Away.
New Yohk, Dec, 31. A quantity of
mcomlng mall from tho West was
itolen December 20. Many of the rifled
packages were found December 22 in
tho water off tho West Brighton beach
and with this clue tho inspectors have
arrested W. II. Post, a mail wagon
driver. Keys to mnil pouches aro said
to havo been found In Post's pockets
and a number of small articles, prob
ably Christinas presents, In his room.
Ho is 22 years old und unmarried. Ho
ienles robbing the malls nnd says he
bought the articles found In his room.
It Is believed ho throw the package of
rifled letters Into tho North river from
CIVIL SERVICE EXTENSION.
All Officers and Kniployc of Federal
l'cnltcntlnrle Under tho Itulc.
Washington, Dec. 31. Tho Presi
dent has extended tho civil service
rules so ns to Include all ofllccrs nnd
employes In tho federal penitentiary
service who nro by low subject to class
ification. This principally affects tho
federal penitentiary at Fort Lenven
worth, Kas., though It Is to apply to
all such government institutions nnd
to all penitentiaries hereafter created
immediately upon their establishment.
Attorney General Harmon is sub
jecting the recent civil servlco sched
ule as affecting tho department of
justice to a rigid scrutiny. Tho pres
ent amendment is to overcome u defect
in tho rules promulgated November 2.
Further amendments on similar liner
may bo expected.
Beirion at Topcku.
TorxKA, Kan., Dec 31. The thirty
fourth annual convention of the Stute
Teachers' association opened In Repre
sentative hall last night, Mr. Ludlum
of Sallno presiding. President Kcn-
driek s annual address followed. Ills
subject wns, "Tho Educational Spirit
Following Mr. Kendrick's address,
Violet 11. McCoy of Rossvillo und the
Modocs snng and a reception closed
the evening's exercise.
This morning meetings were hold
simultaneously in representative hall,
senuto chamber and High school as
sembly hall. Fully 1,000 teachers aro
In attendance, and tho meeting Is
probably the most Interesting in tho
history of tho association.
GOV. TANNER MARRIED.
the Illlnol Executive- Elect Will Take
llrlde Into the Mnnalou.
Si-niNOKiKU), 111., Dee. 31. Governor-elect
Tanner wns married at
noon to-day to Miss Cora Edith Eug
llsh of Springfield, In St. Paul's Protes
tant cathedral, ono of tho oldest
churches lu Illinois. Twelve hundred
Invitations to witness tho ceremony
had been Issued and the church was
tilled with people of note in social and
political circles from all over the state.
Tho Rev. Frederick Taylor, rector of
the cathedral, oiclatcd. After the
ceremony tho couplo loft for n short
tour oi mo south.
I Iff Carpet Mill to lteiume.
Yonukks, N Y., Deo 31. Announce
ment is made hat Alexander Smith &
Co.'s carpet mills will resume work
soon otter tho first of tho year. They
have been shut down for two months.
Only n few looms will bo started at
first, but gradually all work will bo
resumed. Tho mill employs 7,000 per
sons and has a pay-roll of 900,000 a
week when working full time.
Louisviu.K, Ky., Doo. 31. The
ofllclals of tho Louisville A Nuslivllle
railroad and tho Southern Hallway
company havo offered a reward of 810,
000 for the arrest und conviction of the
person or persons Implicated In the
Lahaba river bridgo disaster near
Uloekton, Ala., Sunday. The officials
of both roads nro making strenuoui
efforts to capturo tho truiltv parties.
AlluWllT -Ijptciil ITciivli Crlllll).
Paws, Dec. 31. A wealthy widow,
Mine. Royerharott, and her servant,
were found dead strangled to death at
Vltre-le-Francols. Tho perpetrator
stole 11,200, .
ai'CULLAGH A SUICJED
A FAMOUS EDITOR
Norton I'm. trillion and Other Ailment
llroke Down tho Mind nnd llody of the
Head of the St. Louis tllolm-Demoorat-
St. Louis, Mo., Jan. 1. Joseph U.
McCullagh, editor of tho Globe-Demo-crnt,
leaped from the window of his
bedroom some time between midnight
nnd daybreak this morning and dashed
his brains out on tho stone flagging of
tho yard beneath. '
At 0:30 o'clock one of the stable boys
employed by Mrs. Knto Munlon of 3837
West Pine boulovnrd, with whom Mr.
McCullagh resided, found tho body
cold In death. The skull was battered
In nnd the brains were scattered over
the flagging. The body was attired in
JOSEPH B. M'CULLAGIl.
"Mr. McCullagh was tired of living
ind killed himself," said Dr. C. 11.
Hughes, his family physician. "Ho
gave no premonition of suicide during
his illness. I saw him for a little
whilo lust evening. He snld he felt
sleepy aud gave me to understand he
wanted me to leave hltn alone. Then
his brain was affected, but his intel
lect was all right. Ho novcr gave any
signs of mentr.l break-down during his
illness. He suffered from profound
nervous oxhaustlon, complicated with
a recurring kidney trouble. Ho had
an asthmatic affection in udditlon.
Tho late campaign undermined his
No writings wero found in Mr. Mo
Cullagh's room explaining his net or
leaving instructions for tho arrange
ment of his affairs after death.
Mr. McCullogh's Illness came on him
shortly after tho close of tho late Itu
publican national convention. It took
tho form of acute asthma, compli
cated with nervous depression. When
he passed through the ncuto stage ho
found lilmhclf slow In recovery. His
limbs hud lost their vigor, his arms
wcro numb nnd there woro premoni
tions that tho bruin had come under
tho samo shadowy spull. He would
not udmlt that ho was falling either
physically or mentally, aud Insisted
on managing his newspaper from his
bedroom. All through the day ho sat
In his chair wrapped in blankets, re
ceived reports from his subordinates
and gave them orders for the conduct
of the paper.
OAS TWICK TURNED OX.
Just beforo midnight Mrs. Munlon
went into Mr. McCullogh's room to in
quire how ho was, ns had been her
custom for some tlmo past, and found
the gas streaming from ono of the
burners and Mr. McCullagh in a semi
conscious condition. Sho immediately
stopped the flow, aired the room ami
aroused Mr. McCullagh, and then,
with nn admonition to be more care
ful, retired to her own room. This
morning, after tho body had been dis
covered, It wns found that tho gas was
agoing flowing with almost full force.
The conclusion Is reached, therefore,
that after his sister-in-law lift him for
tho night he deliberately turned the
gns on again, but finding deuth too
slow by that means, opened tho win
dow und plunged headlong to tho pave
ARRESTED FOR BRIBERY.
One of John Wautimnker' Malinger
Accused of Trylnir to liuy Vote.
IlAimisnuno, Pa., Jan. 1. A sensa
tion was created hero last night when
B. A. Van Valkcnburg, onu of the
Wnitainuhor managers, was arrested
5ii a charge of brlbory. Tho Waiia-
maker ninnogor is charged with at
tempting to bribe Representative Web
itor C. Weiss, early In Deeombjr.
Uradley to Ilrslgn December IS. 1897.
Cincinnati, Ohio, Jan. I. Tho
Commercial Trlbuno says: Unless there
Is a marked improvement in his health
during the next seven months, Gov
ernor Ilrudloy will resign tho govern
orship of Kentucky, to take effect on
or after December 15, 1807. At that
tlmo Lieutenant Governor Worthing
ton can, by the law. become tho gov
srnor of Kentucky, and no election to
fill tho vacancy caused by Govornor
Hradley's resignation will be neces
Want Free Sliver or Nothing
Denvkii, Colo., Jan. 1. Tho board
bt directors of the Denver chamber of
:ommerce have unanimously decided
to Iirnoro tho invitation to scnu iieio-
rates to tho monetary conference to be
hold at Indianaoolis next month
Arlxonn' Output of Mineral.
PnoKNix, ArU., Jan. 1. Tho min
eral output of Arizona for 1800, tho
figures being based mainly on reports
sent to tho governor from different
wctlons, was us follows: Gold, 50,000,-
000; silver, 2,100,000 ounces; copper,
102,000,000 pounds; lead, 2,400,OJO
Women Ultleil by Urnnnilte.
Hkadino Pa Juu. 1. Two women
wero killed by un explosion of dyna
mite In the houso of Ellas llccker, ex
sheriff of this county, ut Tuokcrton,
last night. They wero his wife, aged
54. and her stepdaughter, Mrs. William
ficldcl, aged 30.
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NEW STORY ABOUT MACEO
Sald to Ho IlecoTerlnt In n Hospital Wa
Hhot by Zcrtuclm.
Kev West, Flo,, Jan. 1. Tho wlfo
of the Insurgent, Colonel Mirabel, who
arrived hero on tho steamer Olivette
from Havana Inst night, claims to have
come direct from the camp of tho in
surgents, where sho had been attend
ing Antonio Macco. Sho declares that
the insurgent lender is not dead, but
that he was betrayed and shot by Dr.
Zortucha in tho face, the bullet seri
ously wounding him. Sho ndds that
four doctors aro in constant attend
ance, uud that they aro now sutlsfled
thnt he will recover, but that It will
be some time before he will be nblo to
again assume command of his forces.
New Yohk, Jan. 1. A representa
tive of Dr. Pnlmu wns seen at the Cu
ban junta in this city to-day and asked
about tho dispatch printed from Key
West which stutcd that Antonio Macco
was alive and was in a Cuban hospital
recovering from his wounds. His at
tention wns also called to a statement
that the wife of a leading Crban had
landed nt Key West aid confirmed the
statement that Muco was nllve. Dr.
Palma's reprosentsit' 'mlled incred
ulously and said: ' u uun sny that
tho Cubun Junta belle-, es that Mucco Is
dead and that ho dk-d lu the manner
described In the clrculur recently
printed by tho junta. We havo fully
satisfied ourselves of tho death. Wo
place no credence In these reported re
ports that Macco Is alive."
OrerThrro Mllllou Spout So Fnr A Mill
ion Urgently Callrd For.
Doston, Jan. 1. The Journal says:
"The Cuban provisional government
lias forwarded a statement of money,
munitions of war and provisions
furnished for carrylnir on tho war
from all parts of tho world since
July 30, 1S05, up to November
30, 18IH1. The statement is made that
when the struggle begun General Go
me., the Cuban commander, agreed to
receive through the war 3100,000 to be
paid in installments of 820,000 every
three months. It Is claimed also that
ha hus ulrcady received S00, 000
from tho provisional government
and that the remainder is now due,
mid for that reason he has become
cureless and inactive, which accounts
for the tircMMit state of nffalrs. Hut
this is denied by the Cuban dclcgutcs
in Washington, who say that Gomez is
doing ull tliut man eun'do und is n truo
patriot and putting life uud soul into
"Following Is a recapitulation of the
contributions: Cities In the United
States, 81,700,000; states outsides cities
8'.'7.1.000; foreign countries, 81,228,000;
"Gonzelo do Qtiosada writes that if
81,000.000 can be secured in the next
hlxty days three months thereafter tho
war will be ended in Cuba's favor.
Hut the money Is sorely needed und, if
not f urnihhed, it means a struggle with
contingencies as well ns tho enemy.
The commander-in-chief, Gomez, finds
himself in straitened, circumstances
nnd it is learned from private sources
that it may put a damper on
the active movements contemplated
this winter. Itut Quasadn believes the
friends of Cuba will come to the res
cue in u liberal manner, ns they have
done heretofore. Less than 3400,000
hus been sent to tho army in three
months, tho report soys, and tho treas
ury Is entirely empty."
NOTHING TO RECOGNIZE.
Senator Walthall, of MIUlppl, Up
poaed to the Cuban Ileaolntlon.
Washington, Jun. 1. Senator Wal
thall, of Mississippi, announces that he
Is opposed to the Cameron Cuban res
olution for the reason that In his opin
ion there Is not any "republic of Cuba."
existing uud operating, exercising tho
functions of any organized govern
ment EXPELLED FROM CHURCH.
An lllluoiH Oulti'tl l'rrtliytcrlnn Convert
to the Faith Clin- Dropped.
Monmouth, III.. Jon. 1. At a meet
Iny of Monmouth presbytery of tho
United Presbyterian church yesterday,
tho llov. .1. G. Stewart of this city was
deposed from the ministry and also
from church membership.
About two ycurs ago Mr. Slowuri
was a trading United Presbyterian
evangelist. Suddenly he espoused tho
idea of healing through the efllcncy of
prayer. The church reprimanded and
udmonlshed lu vain. Several trials on
sued, resulting in his suspension from
tho ministry. Lust full ho made ap
plication before tho Illinois synod .for
reinstatement. Thnt body referred
the case back to the Monmouth pres
bytery, which wus uiiunimous for ex
pulsion. For tho past yeur Mr. Stewnrt hits
been engaged in the formation of what
Is known as the Full lilble church,
which advocates his peculiar doctrine.
Ho has organized a church nt St. Louis
uud ono in this city, with prospects of
several others. Ho hus also sent out
several foreign missionaries.
Wcyler 1 Forced to Fortify.
Cincinnati Ohio Juu. 1. A special
from Koy West, Flo., says: "Report
from Artemlsa uro- thnt Wcyler has
found it necessary to Intrench some of
his advanced positions and to build
one or two block houses to keep tho
command of tho military road from
Artemlsa to San Chrlstobal. Tho In
surgents havo driven buck two of his
detachments from tho foothills. Woy
lcr is unable to secure tidings of the
movements of General Rivera, and It
is reported that he Is somewhat woo
ricd over the situation.
The King of Wine Vat.
San FANCiBCoJan 1. Tho largest
oak wine vat In the world Is being set
up by the California Wiuo association
at tiio Lachmon cellar ou liranuan
street In this city. It has tho propor
tions of o two story cottage, una on
tlie bo t ton four quadrille sets could
dance with ease. Tho Heldelburg
wonder hns a capacity of 50,000 gal
lons, while this Sau Francisco monBter
is to hold 80,000 gallons.
Archbishop Fnbre Dead.
Montueal, Jan. 1. Arohblsho;
Fabro, ono of the most Influential pre
lates In tho dominion, died lost nlgul
I from a complication of diseases.
BEET SUGAR GROWERS.
Their Argument for un Increase
Duty In the New Turin' Hill.
Washington, .Ian. 1. lleforo the
House ways ond mans commit
tee Henry T. O.vnnrd of Grand
Island. Neb., president of tho Ameri
can licet Sugar society, in behalf of
the beet sugar Industry, charged that
the present tariff not only failed to
give protection to the sugar raisers,
but discouraged the Investment of nd
ditlonul capital. It had been pre
dicted that under tho McKinloy law
the beet sugar industry would grow
rapidly und three refineries hud been
built in the administration of thnt law,
but slnco then fear of chnngo had de
terred new Investments. Any schedule
on sugar which had been in force slnco
1800. except that of tho Wilson low,
would permit tho spread of beet sugar
growing, licet sugar could be pro
duced in twenty states and undor a
proocr tnriff the United States could,
in fifteen years, ralso all the sugar
necessary for home consumption.
Mr. Oxnnrd delivered on argument
In favor of a bounty and proceeded to
quote departmental reports and other
authorities to show that the country
had sufficient climates nnd capital
requisite to the production of all IU
own sugar. Kvory other nation, even
Sweden, which could supply itsjlf with
sugar had taken every measure to do
so. Even little Bulgaria hud liberal
duties and bounties enforced for this
Mr. Uxnard took strong grounds
against any reciprocity. Ho thought
a dual policy (both duty und bounty)
would ho fair to nil interests and
jeopardize none. Such a policy, ho
said, would increase the revenue out
of which tho bounty could be paid, und
would encourage the sugar Industry.
Tho schedule he proposed was a duty
of one cent, per pouud on all sugars
testing 7 decrees or le3s; 3 cents per
100 pounds udditlonul for every addi
tional degree between DC and 100, with
( of 1 percent differential on sugars
above 111 Dutch standard, lie nsked
for the McKIulev duty on molusses and
contravailliig duties against bounty
paying countries on both raw and re
lined sugars. The bounty he proposed
was Jf cent per" pound; M to go oft at
the end of each four years, the wholo
bounty to ccitsu In twclvo years.
Herbert Myriclt, president of tho
Orange Judd Company, spoke in the
interests of tho farmer. Ills argu
ment was exhaustive und was largely
devoted to showing tho ndvantogo of
the production in tills country of the
sugar consumed here. It was an
economic crime, he said, to compel
American furmcrs to ruiso staples in
competition with the cheap land and
labor countries, with which to pay for
imported sugar, besides standing the
freight und commission both ways.
What stands In the way of American
beet sugar industry, ho bald, is mainly
European competition. What is need
ed, he says, is a reasouablo specific du
ty on ull Imported sugar, with nn ad
ditional discriminating duty for coun
tries paying un export bounty equal to
that bounty. Then with such aid ns
the various' states nnd territories in
terested may offer to secure sugar fac
tories, the beet industry could be put
on its feet in this country within a
very few years.
Mr. It. M. Allen of Ames, Neb., spoko
in behalf of tho farmers of tho trans
Mississippi country. Low prices of
wheat for years and corn nt 11 cents,
Mr. Allen said, hud turned the thoughts
of the Western farmers to beets, llects
wero almost ns desirable for cattlo
feeding ns for sugar.
WRECKERS AT WORK.
Cause Sllshap In North Carolina and
Texa After Passenger Train.
Rai.kioii, N. C.,, Jnn. 1. A wreck
occurred on tho.KalcIgh ond Augusta
division of tho Seaboard airline, ono
and u half miles west of Raleigh, at
12:30 o'clock yesterday morning. A
displaced rail which had without ques
tion been removed but a few minutes
beforo by professional train wreckers,
precipitated a freight train into a deep
cut, totally wrecking ten loaded cars
und the locomotive, killing Flroman
Alexander Ovorby und seriously
wounding Engineer John Robert
son. The evident intention of the
wreckers was to catch the Seaboard
air-line Atlantic special, which was
duo about that time, but, being one
hour nnd twenty minutes late, tho
extra freight was running on tho At
lantic special's time. Und this train
becu on time, the loss of life probably
would have been horrible. The wreck
ers left a crowbar und other tools with
ivhich they drew tho spikes nnd dis
placed the rail, llloodhoumls are being
used to locate the wreckers.
Austin. Texas, Dec. 31. An Inter
national & Great Northern freight
iraln was wrecked three miles south
Df hero yesterday afternoon, presuma
bly by train robbers Inylng for the
passenger train. A brokmuun, Fred
Johnson, wos killed, and Engineer
John Smith seriously injured. A
twitch wos loft open nnd rocks piled
on tho track. Obstructions were found
on tho track nt the samo spot n week
ngo, but were discovered before tho
midnight express passed.
FINAL OFFICIAL FIGURES.
Complete Vote Cast for l'retldentlal
Nominee In the Late Election.
Chicago, Jan. 1. The ofllciol can
mss of the vote of Maryland for Presi
dent November 3 was completed to
day. Tho total voto In tho different
states was 13,388,702. McKinloy, Re.
publican, received 7,101,-lOlj Ilryan,
Democrat, 0,47,050; Palmer, Gold
Stundnrd, 135,050; Lovorlng, Prohibi
tionist, 110,500; I'ontlcy, National, H.
302; Matchcttc, Socialist, 33,530. Mc
Klnley's plurality is 030,7 12 and hla
majority over all 310.309.
r. K. Fuller Return.
Eui-oiiiA, Kan., Jan. 1. Mr. C. E.
Fuller, tho traveling man who was
missing nnd about whom many sensa
tional reports wero in circulation, has
returned. This verifies the predictions
of his friends thnt ho would show up
nil right again ond will place nt rest
the claim thot his financial troubles
forced him to remove with tho hope of
recovering his fortune.
Mr. Nettle Craven Critically III.
San Fiiancisco, Jan. 1. Mrs. Nettle
Crovcn, claimant to a port of tho es
state of tho late Scuator Fair, Is 111 ond
her death Is said to be expected almost
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