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' M 7n'!i'i r'.m' WI'KM WM! 'HIT
THE HET) CLOUD CHTEF.
A WAESII1PT0 CUBA
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THE MAINE ORDERED TO
SAIL FOR HAVANA.
ficcrptary of sVur Long Snyn No llotllo
Move U Inti'iiilrd -Senator aro IMimkciI
Over tho .Srmlliii; of the Wimlilp
l'owrrful Moot Uiithirril Off IMorliiii.
"Washinotov, .Jan. 23. Considerable
comment wan created In Washington
to-day? principally because of Its prob
iitbto effect on tho hot-headed'' Span
lards, Jjy tho nnnouiic'meiit that tho
UnltedtStatos wur ship Maine, now
with th'ir great Heoi olf tho ro.ist of
Florida, has bfiin ordered to Havana.
It was said at tha Navy duparliiioSit'
that nn'lllsturblng'iiew.s liad boon re
eclvod from there, but that thu move
ment rn In tho lino of ti resumption
d( freo'lntorootitMc of United States
naval vessels in Cuban waters such ns
prevailed prior to their withdrnwul
on aceount of tho outbreak of hoHlll
Mes. Members of tho Sjnata foreign
attain commltton rjejlved tlio inform
ation with evident satisfaction. Mr.
I'ryo said tlio nrraugomunt was oinl
.ticntly "satisfactory to him. Mr. Gray
said It was very proper to have a war
Khip In Havana for tho protection of
American interests. Mr. Morgan said
'Germany had shown thu United States
tho way by sending bar war ships to
Havana and wm'ovldontly bulgering
this government in tlu tuittur.
The administration has for somo
dmo believed that tlio previous ad
ministration made n mistake in ubau
aoning tho pr.ieileo of sanding tho
North A'ilantle squadron on cruises to
itho WcsHndlcs with stows at Havana,
.especially as other nations eon
itlnued JIio practice. List November
Secretary Long nnnouneed his pur
pose tu'send tlio squadron to tho Tor
tugas for their winlcr maneuvers,
fl'lion the gunboais HVtlmiugton and
.Annapon were sent on cruises in the
West InUes. Finally came thu orders
to tho Mains to-day."
Scnorlhipuy de Lomo called nt tho
state departtnonfto-day to advise as
to tho "ncgotlat.ons of a reciprocity
itrenty for Cuba. Ho declared that tho
onlors .to tho Maine meant uothlug
serious, t f- v-v -r
Then Assistant Secretary Dty went
to tho White house and met Secretary
Long or, tlio navy, Attorney Gen
eral McKenua and General Miles.
All callers wero denied nccc3s to
tho Presfdont'a room, tills being tho
day mos'tlnrgoly assigned to tho re
ceptlonof cougrossloual callers. Tho
conference lasted for yiioarly ani
hour, util when Itbrolto tip' 'it w'as,
with cvilry cvldcneo of conllJouco in
tho pcuoful outlook.
Socroinry Long said conccrnlnir tho
rumors-afloat in re:rnrd to tho move
ments Qltheshipy "So,fatvfrom there i
uuinir ,wy juuiiuuuon lor 1110 rumors
ycstcrduyot-troublo-at Hnvnnn, mat
tors arc now In Mich condition, that
our vessels.arotglijg1 to resume ' their
friendly calls ut Cuban ports and go
In and out Just as the vessels of other
nations do. Tho Mulno will go in a
day or two on just such a visit. The
dopnrtmpnthns issued orduraor ves
sels to attend tlitn publlcN Celebrations
nt Mobile, ajjd jfeoM.Vrdl.GtasAt Ndw
Orleans and for the torpedo boat
flotilla to visit Galveston, Texas."
Senator ForaUcr fcVai' particularly
pleased to hear tho news. He Kald ho
wished the Texas nnd the otluir ves
sels of tho squadron would be ordered
to follow tho Maine. Senator Cullom
nald: "I am glud to hear It I hope
tlio Maino will bo followed by other
Never has so largo and powerful a
licet of wnrslilps of the United States
been gathered together as that now
off tho extreme southern coast of
Florida, within direct striking dis
tance of tln island of Cuba, engaged
ostensibly in drill, but really hi watch
ing the progress of events across the
narrow chnuncl which separates tho
Drv Tortugas from Havana,
For a year the navy department hn
lieon preparing for this emergency.
Tho Atlantic squadron, now under tho
orders of Admiral Sieard, with head
quarters at Dry Tortugas, and tolo
graphic address at Key West, Is mailo
up of the battle ships Indiana, Iowa
mid Massachusetts, the second class
battlo ships Maino and Toxns, tho
monitor Terror, the armored crulsori
Is'ow York and Urooklyn, tho cruisers
Detroit and Montgomery, tho torpedo
boats Cnsliing, Dupont, Hrlesson and
Foote, the dynamite cruiser Vesuvius
and the little dispatch buat Furn.
With tho exception of tho dishing,
which was put Into service In li'Ob, not
iv ship in thd ileet has been In com
mission for live years.
, Thcso vossels arc tho flower of the
new navy nnd aro armed by 317 oul
com and 3,811 mon, besldus tho ma
rines. When in action tho fleet will
bo throwing shells trom sevonty-olght
rilled guns, with, an addition pi fifty
rapid-tire rifles. All this Is for long
.range business and is in addition to
tho secondary batteries of low call
berod guns. The torpedo flout is
tinned with (If teen Iti-lnch Whitehead
torpedoes, and the ships themselves
are fitted with tubes for sending out
twenty-three more, while tlio Vesu
vius mounts three dynamite guns.
Cost or Inourpsratlnn 830,009.
Dkxvkii, Col., Jan. 23.-- With Its cap
ital stock placed at SlJO.030.000, It cost
tho reorganized Union I'nclilc railway
just 520, I02..10 to incorporate under
the laws of Colorado. Tho feo is the
largest ever received at tho bocrotary
of btutoV. otllce.
Italy Aik for Keolproolty.
ItoMK, Jan.' ','3 It wasseml-ofilclnlly
nnnounca.l to-duy that the Italian
government lius caused- tQjUe jtK"ti
uoutcd to the United States govern
ment a proposal of a treaty of com
AMERICA'S CHINESE POLICY
This Country 'VIII Support IjiiKlmwf ic
intuitu lintm! IUhlK ' ,
Nnw YoltK, Jan. i.. Tharc Is rea
ion to boltevo that tho tn6ral Irillu
once of the United States will support
Groat Urltaln In Its ufTorts to keep
China open to tho markets of tho
world, says tho Washington cor
respondent of. tho Herald. The onl.T
aotlvu stops which tho administration
.will probably take will bo to enter tho
negotiations wlth'Gormany respecting
tho treatment-of Amorlcan ships en
tering Klno-Chnu and such other portB
In China as may bo seized in thefuturo
by Itussia or .Japan.
"if China hns leased Kino-Chan on
tti'o'Tconditlon tliat It shall bo opened
by Germany ns aChlneso port, then It
will not b.s necessary for tho President
to take the stops In the matter," said
an official of tho administration. "It
will menu thut tho commurco of all
nations will be allowed unrestricted
on try thorcto. If, as we believe, how
ever, Klno-Chnu should bo leased to
Germany without conditions, then
Germany will have tlio right, and
will undoubtedly oxorelso it, to put
in oporatlon port and customs reg
ulations such ns are now in forco
in German homo ports Tho United
States cannot make objection to the
extension of such regulations in Klno
Chnu In such on event for It will bo
German soil to nil in touts and pur
poscH, as in Hamburg. However, the
administration will expect from Ger
many any privileges tliat may bo
granted by her to uny other nation,
and will therefore renp the advan
tages which Great llrltaln's attitude
against th shutting of tho Chlucso
door to tho Coramorco of the world
will glvo. This Is roquirod In accord
a n CO with tho articles of tho treaty
between Prussia and tho United
States of May I, 1S2. which provides:
"If either party shall hereafter grant
to any other nation any particular fa
vor, of navigation or commerce,, It
shall Immediately 'b'ecotuo commonv to
tho other party where it Is frcoly
grunted to atieh nation, or yielding
the samo compensation when the
jraut Is conditional."
Alluches of the Chlnoso legation aro
naturally very much pleased nt tho
attitude assumed by Great ltritain, as
thoy appreciate that she will havo tho
moral iulluonou of the United Sta'ies
and other nations trading with China,
which havo no territorial designs on
the Celestial empire, Tho policy
which Groat Urltaln lias inaugurated
moans, they feel confident, the con
tinued integrity of tho Chinese gov
ernment. Hki'.i.i.v, Jan. 2.Y Tho following
scnil-ofUcial announcement was made
"to-day. '"Tho stafomonts regarding
Gcrmuny's intention to open tho port
of Klao Chou to tho commerce of tho
world aro practically correct. Ger
many deslros that its policy in China
should be of a liberal, character, pot
Interfering with 'the commcrco of
GOVERNORS, ONf HAWAII.'
Latiiif of Kanini
New Yoiuc, Jan. 23. Tho Ilorald
fias obtained the views of somo of tho
governors pf tstatonyni" tUo "ubjectrofj
IUU1IUUI llkllllVUIl .IS UIH1UWX i
"urtvernor -Lc'eiljr- oi- KuAsas I bev'
lie vi) tho Hawaiian Islands should bo
annexed by tho. UultedSiiitcs, for
hesVrtasons: ,Wlfhlnn short tlmo'n
canal will bo built across tho Isthmus
of Panama. This canal should bo con
trolled and governed bj? tio UnllciC
Stutos. Tho nation hnvlng possession
of these islands will command tho
road to that cnunl, and will nho pos
sess the key to tho Pacific ocean from
a maritime standpoint. My belief is
that If wo allow Hawaii to slip nut of
our fingers now, within fifty years our
necessities would compel us to fight to
got possession of the Islands nnd,
therefore It seems to mo to bo good
policy to get tliciu while wo can In
"Governor Stephens of Missouri I
im opposed to tho annexation of the
Hawaiian Islands, but cannot explain
my position satisfactorily in an inter
view. "Govornor Holcomb of Nebraska I
am opposed to Hawaiian annexation.
For a century It has boeu tho well de
fined policy of this country, handed
down by its fonnders, to avoid a lino
of action tending to ontanglomcnts
and complications with foreign na
tions. Tho annexation would bo used
as a pretext to appeal to tho mill tan
Ism of tho people of our country.
DEATH IN RIOTS
Hob Clash In tlio Htrenu of Algiers anil
Ar.GiKRR, Jan. 25 Antl-Jowlsh riots
tvure renewed here yostorday. Tho
mob invaded tho Jewish quarter and
pillaged tho shops in tho Hue llaba
zoom, driving tho Jewish merchants
out Into the streets. A squndrou of
Chasseurs was ordcroil to the scone
and charged tho mob with drawn
swords, but the mob reformed further
on, cheering for the army.
Uovolvers and daggers woro freoly
used. One man, who was stabbed in
the buck und shot in tho head, died on
tho spot. Many wero seriously
wounded. One, named Cayol, dying
from his wounds at 4 o'clock,
SVtilnWy I.o.t lu fire.
Nabhvim.k, Tenn., Jan. 'iS, Shortly
Kfter midnight ouo of tho largest
warehouses of tho Old Hurricane
Springs distillery near Tullahoma
was destroyed by fire. Nearly 1,000
barrels of whisky wero also burned,
Loss Is about (73,000; insurance not
Crokar Will Unco Again.
Nbw Yoitit, Jan. 25. Tho state
ments of a Loudon newspapor that
iyclyrJdj1qrx)lyjniWuld.fAtur t0, Ku"
land In April and run his horses in tho
first Newmarket meotlng havo been
1 confirmed by Croker himself.
METHODISTS TO UNITE.
Ituport of tha Joint Commission of Fed
orntlon Miiilo I'ltblla.
OirATTANoooA, Tcnti., Jan. 23. The
following olllehil report, of the. action
of tho joint commission of federation,
udpolntcd by tho general conference
of tho two Episcopal Mothodlsms,
which metnt Italttiuore recently, was
Riven to the press to-day by tho sec-n-tary,
Dr. K. J. Cooke, editor of tho
First That the general conference
of tho two churches bo recommended
to order the preparation of a, common
catcpliistn, hymn book and order of
publlu worship for both churche.t
Second While reconl.lng the value
and growth of ths Hpworth longuo
from tho respective churches, nnd re
joicing in tho spirit of fraternity man
ifested at their biennial International
conference, in tho absence of any legal
provision for It. It is suggested to tho
general conferences tho propriety of
recognizing und ietilutlug it by
Third That tho general confer
ences of tho respective churches bo re
commended to adopt measures for tho
administration of their publishing in
terests, both in China and Jnpan.
Fourth Tliat while appreciating
fully the Christian comity prevailing
among our missions in foreign lands,
nnd having given careful considera
tion to the principle nnd desirability
of co-operative administration ns n
meani of lessening tho expenditure of
funds in the prosecution of tho work,
tho commission may, without uttcinpt
ing to formuluto any plan for such co
operation, commend the subject to tho
consideration of tlio two general con
ferences. Fifth It wni further agreed, for
the prevention of hurtful competition,
that in plnccs whoro cither church Is
established und supplying the needs
of the peoplo new svork shall not bo
organized by tho other church with
out tho consent of the bishop having
Sixth The following, svlth refer
enco to Christian education, was
(1) This expression shall take such
practical form as will incrcaso the
fllclcncy of our higher Institutions of
(2) That tho years 1000 and 1001
should bo the period for tho presenta
tion of thli subject of higher educa
tion to all our people and of their gifts
to tho cause.
(S) That it is tho imperative duty of
tho l'rotestant church to provide In
tho city of Washington a university
Christian, catholic, tolerant and
American having for its solo aim
post-graduate and professional study
and Original research, und that tho
American university In worthy of tho
confidence ami benofnutlous of tho
peoplo in all our churches.
Wo therefore recommend that tho
claims of this institution bo com
mended to both churches for special
contribution! during the closing year
6f tho present and tho opening year
of tho cpming century.
Wo nlso agreo to ruepmraend to tho
general conferences of tlio ' two
uhurchr-s provision for tho reception
of ministers from' one church to' tho
"other without loss of orders in minis-1
LIFE OF A PRINCE.
U'oinau JournntUt Writes UloRraphy
London, Jnn. 23. The desire of the
English people to know nil tho details
of tho official and private life of their
royal family will bo partially ap
peased by tho publication in Lou
don this week of tho first couiploto
biography of tho Prince of Wales.
Singularly enough, no complete rec
ord of tho remarkably tictivo and di
versified career of the heir to tho
throne has been given to tho world
before. Attempts in this direction
have bean discouraged by tho subject
hinisolf, und tlio present boolc fur
nishes Internal evidences that it was
not compiled under the royal sanction,
for, while it breathes thu spirit of tho
courtier rather than tho erltlo it re
cords Mich episodes as the famous
bacearrat trial, which the prince would
probably bo willing for tho public to
Tho authorship of tho now book Is
concealed from tho public, but It is
tho worlc of n Journalist woll known
In London, Mary llelloe (Mrs. Lown
des, formerly on Mr. Stead's paper).
MUimirl I'rohlbltlonhti Matin Up.
Mkxico, Mo., Jan. 25. Tho Prohibi
tion state convention will bo hold ut
Moberly May 5 and 0, and tho state
chairman, Charles Stokes, expects to
oe 100 counties represented. Tho sa
ioon potitlons of till the counties in
the stute aro to be published, so that
the names of those who rent property
for saloons and the names of thoso
who sign liquor dealers' bonds, eta,
may bo known.
Niagara Itlver Hugo.
NtAOAltA Falls, N. Y Jan. 25.
Owing to tho heavy western galo
which prevailed for twenty-four hours
tho water rose in tho gorgo about
twenty-five foot, swept ovor tho Maid
of tho Mist landing and sheds und
carried off boats, boathouscs, lumber
niul pulp wood in largo quantities.
Two Important Appointment.
Washington, Jan. 25. Tho Presi
dent to-tlay sent the following nomin
ations to the Senate: Charles II.
Duello of New York to bo commis
sioner of patents; George E. Uoborts
of Iowa to be director of tho mint,
vico R. 11 Preston, resigned.
Actor Farloe In Doiicl.
Nkw Yoiuc, Jan. 2. Charles T.
Parslpo;4 tho' actor, famouss'for his
presentation of "My Partner," In cou
Junction with Louis Aldrlch, is dead
at his home In this city,
THEM A I NEAT HAVANA
THE AMERICAN WARSHIP IN
ShIuIph i:rliiui;cil n tlm Voixol llntrrn
tlm llurlHir I'rrslilnnt Snltl to Huso
ItiTi-lviiil (,'lptmr Mohharp From (Jpiii-rttl
I.co IJIatieo'ii Tour of Inspection.
Washi.voton, Jan. CO. Tho com
mander of the torpedo boat which loft
Key West at ' o'clock last evening
with orders for the Unites States
battlo ship Maino to go to Havana re
ported to-day that ho found tho Maine
at Hry Tortugas and delivered the
orders. Tho Maine was about to sail
when tho Dupont left for Key West
About 2 o'clock a message from Ha
vana reported that tho Maine had ar
rived at 1 1 o'clock this morning and
been hnluted by the forts and war ves
sols. It was also reported that a re
port was current that thu United
States consul general, Fltzhugh Leo,
and Dr Congosto, .secretary general
of tho government, had had a slight
Tlio report was current hero last
night that after (5 o'clock threo cipher
dispatches from General Lee wero re
ceived nt tlio State department, trans
lated and sent to Judge Day. assistant
secretary of state, who took them to
the dinner given by Judge McKcnun.
At that dinner all the members of the
cabinet except General Alger wero
present and a consultation, practically
a cabinet meeting, is said to have been
hold to consider tho situation in Cuba.
After returning to the executive man
sion tlio Prosldent Is said to have or
dered direct telegraphic connection
between tlioru and Key West, but
later docided to wait until morning.
HLANCO STARTS ON A TOUK.
Havana, Jan. 2 General Itlanco
left for Eastern Cuba yesterday, not
for tho purpose of tnlcing the field, but
for inspection, although it Is said that
he will confer with an important mu
latto insurgent chief in that part of
Cuba. Tho governor general loft Ha
vann without uny misgiving ns to the
maintaining of order hure. The In
flammatory anti-American circulars
scuttercd about the city wero so pal
pably written by insurgent .sympa
thizers that the voluntcurs toolc no
notice of them.
Speaking of tho report of an im
pending attack on Americans, General
Leo said: "I never know Americans so
wsll thought of since I have been In
Havana as now. The rumor probably
was of tho Koy West brand."
FLAMES AT SPOKANE.
T.'ib Great Eastern II lock Jlurneil
nt I.eait Nina 1'ronnbly Lott.
Si'oicani:, Wash., Jan. (i. Tho Groat
Eastern block, at tho corner of Post
ttreot nnd Illvcrsido avenue, nix
stories In height und constructed of
brick, caught tire about 11:13 o'clock
last night uud in threo hours was de
All of the upper, two floors and part
of the third floor wero used for lodg
ing purposes and at loast 130 people
wero ajileop when the fire started.
While most of them escaped with only
their clothes, it is thought at loast
nino peoplo perished, but no one
knows who wero lost.
Because of tho network of wires
surrounding thu building, it was with
the utmost difficulty that tho ladders
were olovated. While-they wore go
ing up many peoplo were at tho win
dows with fiaiues and smoke bursting
out about them.
Miss Uo,c Wilson nnd Mrs. Iloso
Smith aro known to have perished.
W. 11. Gordon, a mining export, his
wife and throe children, nged 12, ;
and 7. nre missing nnd it Is almost cer
tain hat tho entire family perished.
Mrs. C. Lewis is also among the
Mrs. II. II. O. Davles of Nebraska
City, Neb., fell or jumped from a fifth
story window to tho cement pavement
below and died nt tho Suercd Heart
hospital two hours later.
FIERCE "WTND AT St. LOUIS.
three Fenon Killed anil Mucli Dam
age Done by a High Uale.
St. Louis, Mo., Jan. 20." A thunder
atorm raped for an hour or moro in
this vicinity about 3 o'clock this morn
ing. Roports'of accidents from vari
ous parts of tho city nre coming in.
August Wul my or was bloWnXottjtlfo
Shields building nnd dlcd-lu ten,- min
utes trom nls injuries. A woman,
name unknown, was killed at 3810
Laclede avenue and a hSy was killed
by being blown from a porch roof" in
another part of ,thu el tv.
LIFE SENTENCE FOR TWO.
Panlihinont of IobbTnil Mrs-- New for
Joioph New'i Mnrder.
KuitKKA. Kan.) Jan, 2d. Mrs. Emily
Now, and George Dobbs wero senten
ced yester.day to life Imprisonment
for ttie murder of Josoph ow, hus
band of the defendant first named.
Thero has boon a question as to
Dobbs' insaulty during the past ten
days. He was quite hysterical while
Too Many Chief In Town.
Foiit Scott, Jan. 20. Tho police
muddlo here to-tlay resulted in tvo
uctiug chiof,s of pollco who are hptirly
expectud to clash, lfoss Williams, who
has now been removed from tho po
sition three times this year nnd who
has, by his Influence with Govornor
Lcedy, had twq pollco boards removed
in order to get reinstated, hns defied
the tlilt-tl board anil refused to sur
render his dfllca UwjjJJuJilststlrttt
kVtiv lmn.1 rr M i-' iiiitiiiifn 111 i 'Pit tk
Mt4 has Instructed lils successor,
"Chief" Denrtli, to lock him up If he
Interferes lu his duties as chief.
URGE CURRENCY REFORM
Tlm MoiiPtnrjr Convention Meets Man
IxmANAroi.ts, Intl., Jan, 20. Hund
reds of delegates from all parts of the
country arrived here last night and
thi3 morning for tho national mone
tary convention, which was called to
order In thu Grand Opera house by II,
II. Hntina, chairman of the executive
Tho convention was welcomed to
the state liy Governor Mount. Gover
nor Leslie M. Shaw of Iowa was named
for president, and in taking the chair
said he believed that his hearers rep
resented tho non-partisan purpose ns
well as the financial bcntiment of a
large majority of tho American peo
ple. Every time the question had
been voted on, the peoplo had declared
for sound money.
The greenback and tho silver move
ments wero compared, both being
ehurnotoi'i.od us abortive attempts at
"Wo must have si paper currency,"
continued Governor Shaw. "I bcliovc
tho country nt large, without regard
to party, agrees to this nronosltion.
We must have a paper currency, and
of sufficient volutnu for tho needs of a
groat and prosperous people, with
many and varied interests. Thoso who
believe In tho principles Indorsed nt
the polls in IS'.iil, together with thoso
who accept the verdict then rendered
as of binding force, agree tliat every
dollar of paper currency must bo re
deemable, directly or indirectly, ox
chaugeab'.e or convertible, at par for
Governor Shaw concluded: "And
now, gentlemen, It does not Ho with
your chairman to diseuv details. The
fact that the Interests at stake in this
movement are financial, industrial
and commercial will justify no less
care than If they wero political. That
you represent something besides the
names your parents gave you will not
militate against such recommenda
tions as you may bo pleased to sub
mit Whatever tho country may think
of tho banker, it thinks well of you.
Your Interests are in common with
those of tho people generally. I would
only uriro that you be thoughtful,
bravo und true ami the people will be
To-morrow morning ex-Secretary C.
S. Fnirohild und Congressmnn Over
street will spenl: on tho monetary
commission's bill and in tho nftornoon
tho committee on resolutions will re
port. This will cordially indorso the
plan of the commission for currency in
"Prof. Jenks of Cornell university,
who Is a dolegato to tho convention,
expressed the bollut that the move
ment for free silver would bo strength
ened if tho Republicans did not earn
estly worlc for a reform in tlio cur
rency laws. "Tho gold Democrats,"
ho continued, "voted for McKlnloy,
or at loast against llryan, in
order to becu'ro financial reform.
They are not getting it, and cannot
be blamed for dissatisfaction. I heard
one prominent gold Democrat say the
other day that it did not mako much
dlttcreneo which way the country went
to the devil whether through bad
money or bad tun 11'. Men of thut
stamp will bs likely to 'oto with the
sllvcritoi next time.'"
Damage Done lu Kama
City by tho
Kansas City, Mtx, Jan. 2iV In tht
official weather talk, it was a cyclone
that struck Kansas City this morning;
a real cyclone, affected by the condi
tions of the winter season, which
made it take on the form of n snow
storm. About six Inches of snow fell,
and this, together with the rain tliat
hud fallen earlier in the night, mado
a water fall of almost one Inch.
Tho storm did great damage to tho
telephone wires, and tills morning
about 300 telephones woro reported
out of order.
As n result of this morning's storm,
this city has been cut olf from tolo
graphic communication with almost
tho entire country west of a lino run
ning north und bouth through Kansas
All street ear traffic was moro or
loss delayed. Many passenger trains
Tho storm nroa Includes Kansas and
Missouri, but was much heavier In
tho latter stato. At Springfield, Mo.,
the wind was blowing nt the rate of
forty live miles an hour this morning
and tho snow falling heavily, South
"west Kansas received only a light
snowfall. Heavy rains fell in tho
central Mlsslsslpplaud Ohio valleys.
Maryland floudluoU Knded by ths Ito
turn of the Hotter.
Annai'oms, Mil,, Jan. 2i), Tho sena
torial deadlock in the legislature was
ended to-day when on tho tonth bnl-
lot In joint session all but fivo of thu
bolting Republican legislators voted
for ex-Congressman Louis Ii McComus,
tho Republican caucus uomlnco, und
ho secured til votes to 47 for Senator
Gorman nud " for Mr. Shaw.
Mr. Mcvoiuas was then declared
elected senator totfsuccocd A. P. Gor
man, who will retire Mnrch 3, IS'.9.
The result was rather unexpected, for
last night tho bolters rofuscd to enter
the Republican caucus.
Hall Doe Uainifn at Uuthrla, Okla.
Gutiii'.ie, Okla., Jan. 20. A hall
storm did innch damage In this part of
Oklahoma last night. Many of the
hall stones wero an Inch In dlamotor
and tho roar of tho storm caused many
persons to think that a tornado was at
1'iiola National Ilnuk Knapnnil.
Paoi.a, Kan., Jan. 20, Tho National
Rank of Pnola voluntarily suspended
Tms'iuess to-day, L. C. Gllmoro was
.,l.l!.,. -'1'lirti MnliUlti. nnil assets
iMHtro njjt known at present, but tho de
posits are biuull and will bo paid In
DR. C. O. BROWN CONFESSES
Miikriiil'iililli' ArtoiDiTtixlKiimut of tiullt
Droppi'il from the 31 lot-try.
Sajt" FiiANnsro, Jan. 21!. Tho Rev.
Dr. 0. O. llrown npps.tretl before tho
liny conference of tho Congregational
chore i unexpectedly this morning,
expre iscd tlio deepest couti'illo.'i for
his b ickslldlntr, resigned himself to
futo, Was chastened nnd dropped out
of thrt Congregational ministry, shook
handsj with the ciiastencrs and. ended
bydoqlurlng that He was glad of It all.
Dr. 'llrown salJ: "A small part of
tho accusations j aimed ut-mb wero
true j For any wrong 1 svliloh 1 had
dono I hail sought forgiveness both of
God uhd man. I hud turned utterly
and wlith ubhorrence from It long be
fore llwas publicly accused. No ac
tion but my own now tuken could do
prlvo me of my pulpit or any fellow
ship In Chicago. I confess to the Du
buque and Chicago associations tliat I
did them grievous wrong In nceepting
fellowship of the one and seeking that
of the other. 1 herewith request that
my namo be dropped from the roll of
the church association."
Dr. llrown read the confession to
tho Hay conference and in every tone
of his volcj thero was a tremulous
plea for mercy After thu conference
had rendered its decision of expulsion
he said: "It is all for the best, I sup
pose, yet It is hard for me to bear."
The llrown scandal, which has had
many rnmlticalions, first attracted
general attention about the cud of
1SH3 when Mrs. Mary A. Davidson was
arrested on a charge of extortion
made by Dr. Drown, pastor of tho
fashionable First Congregational
church In San Francisco. Sho was a
worker In tho church, though not a
member. The essential allegation was
that he had given her 3500 to keep
quiet about an uilugcd intimacy with
Miss Overman of Tacoma, Wash., who
had visited at llrown's house.
After an exciting trial Mrs. David
son was acquitted. The inference
from the testimony being tliat lirown
was guilty the congregational council
Investigated him. llrown mndo a
hard tight and the hearing wus even
moro replete with sensational iiici-.
dents than the Davidson trial had
been. Tito investigation resulted in a
partial acquittal, but so much noto
riety had attended that afi'alr that
Brown's continued term of the pastor
ate was impracticable and ho was dis
missed after much bitterness had been
engendered between his supporters
and his opponents.
The next development was a confes
sion by Miss Overman, which Drown
donounced ns false and which was not
generally bolloved. llrown secured a
Chicago charge and then appealed to
the Hay coutcrence of California for a
reopening of his case. This was de
nied und lirown appealed to the
mutual couferenco of the Congrega
tional church. After a review of tho
case a dubious finding was returned,
tho Ray conference buiug upheld, but
the original charge ignored. The af
fair has assumed vurious other aspects
at different times, and Hrown's
troubles have been exceedingly num
erous. OHIO BRIBERY INQUIRY.
Committee Concludes It Work at Cin
cinnati. Cincinnati, Ohio, Jan. 20. Tho leg
islative committee last night closed
its investigation In this city of tho
Otis charges of bribery In the recent
election of United States senator.
The committee will continue its work
nt Columbus. Thirty witnesses havo
been examined here since last Friday.
The employes of President Schinid
Lapp's bank nud Hon. Harry M. Daugh
erty, chairman of the Republican
stato central committee, yesterday de
clined cither to be sworn or to answer
questions, because the committee had
Wheu Manager Pago of tho Western
Union was asked to produco tno "H.
D." dispatch and other messages, he
said tho company had none of their
messages ns far back as January 10, in
Cincinnati. Ho did not know
whether they had been taken across
the river to their olllccs in Covington,
and Newport, Ky., or sent to Now
York, or whoro thoy wore. Chairman
llurko announced that, as soon ns tho
commlttoo was through with all the
willing witnesses, tho proceedings
would at once bo begun to bring all
of the unwilling witnosses before tha
bar of the senate for punlshuiout for
A Zlno Mhe for 100,000.
Joi'i.iN, Mo., Jan. 20 Tho John
Jackson zlno mine in Chitwood hol
low, west of hero, was sold by A. J.
Corbln, Jr., for 8JO000 cash. Tho
owners woro John A. Campbell, W. II.
Patton, Dnn Collins, Frank Church,
lato of JoiTerson City, C. Sturbler of
St. Louis. This is more than 8373,000
brought to this district by tho Corbln
svndicnto within three months. Tho
John Jackson is tho lnrgest producer
in thit. district
ratalfy" Shot Whllo Hiititlnc
Ottawa, Kan., Jnn! 2 0 William
Rrndsle'y of this city, a young man 18 '
yonrs of ago, was accidentally shot
near hero yesterday whljo rabbit hunt
lug. Ho attempted to drive the rab
bit from some brush by tho uso of tho
gun, which was accidentally dis
charged,. and tho contents entered his
loft side just nbove the heart Doc
tors say be cannot live.
Death la the Jackpot
Pini'.vh.lk, Ky., Jan. '!). William
and Haroio Toplo woro invited by Lew
Wallaco to play poker at his house .in
Lesllo,county, near tho Roll and Har
lan county lino, but Wallaco won all
the money. Pistols wero drawn and
tho lights shot out. Afterwards the
Topics wero found dead and
Wallace was(so badly wounded that
ho cannot survive. i s- u
.ist.mSI.-.ul'i.-.T U .-.;.uv) sqni aiul A.
Rojik, Jun. 20. Owing") the bread
riots, it has boon decided to cull out
one class of tho reserves.
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