The McCook tribune. (McCook, Neb.) 1886-1936, September 04, 1896, Image 2

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II State Fair and Carnival.
jj - Preparations have gone forward to
make both the largest ever held in the
I Nebraska Metropolis. The city will b
jj in gala attire during the entire week.
| | Indications are that the fair will be
II the largest and best ever held in ths
il state , and that the attendant festiyi-
Ij ties will surpass anything of the kind
jj heretofore presented.
jj Half-fare rates will prevail on all the
| | railroads , and in no case will the fare
i from any part of the state be over § 5.50
I' for the round trip.
| The work of preparing for the car-
| i nival of the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben has
I ] been going on steadily but quietly
I ; since the middle of January , while the
" planning for it commenced almost im
mediately after the close of the last
carnival. The city is to be brilliantly
illuminated every night of the week.
Tuesday there will be a grand military
and civic parade , headed by the Twen :
ty-second regiment U. S. A. , and band
from Fort Crook , with militia organi
zations. On Wednesday occurs the
para 'de of beautiful floats sent in to
represent counties of Nebraska in com
petition for the $500 offered in prizes
by the Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben. On
Thursday will be represented the great
mystic parade of tine Knights of Ak-
Sar-Ben , celebrating the feast of
Olympia. Twenty gorgeous floats in
line , representing various classical di
vinities and carrying out with absolute
fidelity the story of the feast. Friday ,
I September 4 , Court ball of the Knights
at the Den , and ceremonies attending
the coronation and unmasking of the
king and queen. Saturday , September
5 , the Northwestern Scandinavian
singing society , 1,000 voices , give a
festival of song at the Den. The city
will be wide open for the entertain
ment and enjoyment of the thousands
who visit the fair , commencing Mon
day , August 31 , and lasting the entire
The State fair farmers' institute will
be held Thursday , Sept 3 , on the state
fair grounds at Omaha. The session
will open at 10:30 a. m. , the admission
being free and all invited. The pro
gram as arranged is : 1 Commercial or-
| charding as a business , E. M. Pollard ,
I Nehawka , Neb. 2. Cattle feeding
I that pays , It. M. Allen , Ames , Neb. 3.
• The private dairy run on business prin-
j ciples , Harvey Johnson , Logan , Iowa.
4. Lecture The farmer's place in so-
1 ciety , Senator 'William V. Allen , Madi-
* 6on , Neb. An interesting and profitable -
| able time is assured all attending. *
\ The Clarks postoffice was robbed last
I week of § 400 , cash and stamps.
I Grand Island's city council will be
§ asked to consider a proposition to purchase -
] . chase a park for S25.0C0. ,
The officers of the irrigation fair
I have been notified that Keith county is
il preparing a very elaborate exhibit.
! | Wisner has been compelled to fit up
jj an additional school room to accommo-
I date an increased number of pupils.
H Arthur Long of Pawnee county was
H i ; kicked by a horse and knocked ten
HI | i feet , receiving a broken 3aw and other
HR f injuries.
H J Sam Schultz of Elk Creek had three
H nice hogs killed by lightning recently.
f The lightning struck a large tree , un
der which the hogs were asleep.
Mrs. Francis E. Hooker was found
dead in bed near University Place near
Lincoln. She lived alone and had been
h e , dead some time when discovered.
A special election was held at Wau-
saw and bonds of 510,000 to aid in the
completion of the Yankton & Norfolk
railway was carried by a good major
ity. The school board of Kepublican City
has been in a dead-lock for two months
over the selection of a teacher in the
intermediate department of the public
The-fifteenth annual reunion and
picnic of the pioneers and old soldiers'
i association of Dakota "county , will be
held in Clinton park , Dakota City , on
Thursday , Sept. 3 , 189G.
'The litigation over the Great Eastern
irrigation canal in Platte county has
been settled , the plaintiff , George C
Smith , dismissing the case on his own
motion and at his own costs.
Tom Castner of Nebraska City , had
some trouble with- his father who is
seventy-eight years of age , and drew a
_ . revolver and shot , but without doing
H injury to any one. He was arrested.
H David Strellnera Cedar county farm-
H er , was fined'10 and costs for cruelly
H -whipping his 14-year-old daughter.
H During the trial it was developed that
I he was in the habit of whipping his
wife. "
{ A. A. Campbell of West Point , is a
brother of James Campbell , the milli-
H onaire sugar planter of Honolulu who
H was kept a prisoner for two days by
H bandits in a vacant house in San Fran-
H cisco.
H The city council of Tecumseh has
H passed a stringent ordinance bearing
H on the liquor question. Its object is
Kg to effectually stop the bringing of liq-
3 nor into Tecumseh from other towns
m for pisposal , either by gift or for sale.
f Republican City is all bustle and 3c-
B | tivity preparing for its second annual
Bl old soldiers' and settlers'reunion , which
f will begin September 14 and end Sep-
H tember 19. The site selecttd is a beau-
B tiful one skirting the Republican river
H and was formerly a favorite camping
H spot for the Pawnee Indians.
H Work on the chicory company's dry-
H ing kilns' at Fremont is progressing
j rapidly and they will be ready for use
H before the crop is matured. Chicory is
H 1 growing well and the roots are of good
B shape and quality. The work of cut- ,
H [ ting off the tops to prevent them from
B going to seed is now nearly finished.
Hj Much of the small grain in Knox
_ county still remains in the shock , the
M farmers claiming that prices are too
Hj low for them to afford to hire help to
Hi stack it. The yield in small grain is
ft probably a half crop , with excellent '
H | quality for most wheat and'barley and
H fair only for oats. The corn crop is ' '
H - immense and excellent .
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Requisition papers were issued by
Gov. Holcomb upon the governor of
Colorado for the return to the state of
David A. Cochran , who is charged with
the mnrder of Paul P. Rose in Kimball
county. Cochran is now in jail at Den *
ver.Fairbury yonng ladies recently gave
a minstrel performance at that place
and the two fellows who worked up
the affair , financially speaking , left
town between two moons with the pro
ceeds of the show , which amounted to
over § 80.
A seven-year-old son of James Kemp
er , a farmer living four miles north of
Fairmount , was found dead in the pas
ture field with one arm and one leg
broken and his head mashed. It is
supposed he was killed by a bull , there
being a bull and a cow in the pasture.
John Peysen of Dakota City , who
was arrested for embezzling § 910 of
school money belonging to district No.
1,100 , of which he was treasurer , was
given a hearing in Judge Regan's court
and upon motion of complainant was
dismipsed. Peysen was immediately
rearrested on a similar charge and his
hearing will come up for hearing Sep
tember 10. , -
A party of Beatrice hunters recently
returned , reporting that one of their
number had b < * a accidentally shot or
drowned. While a searching party
was being organized the missing man
returned. lie had made a mistake
with regard to the meeting place , and
it took some time to convince him that
his companions had not wilfully de
serted him.
State Engineer Akers has issued an
opinion on review in the matter of the
claim of the Elkhorn Irrigation com
pany. This company has a ditch 12
miles long which covers or reclaims
9,200 acres of land. In the former
opinion the priority of application for
water was fixed at May 1 , 1894. The
new opinion fixes February 3 , 1894 , as
• the date of priority.
While Charles Casselman was un
loading a wagon load of wheat in the
elevator at Ainsworth , a stock train
passed and frightened his team. They
ran. and while turning the corner of
Main street the wagon struck a hy
drant , breaking it completely off. The
water flew several feet high , coming
out with terrific force. It was checked
before great damage was dona
At Curtis Editor Razee of the Courier
was shot twice by Simon Carey , both
wounds being very serious. There has
been ill feeling between the men for
some time , but no one expected such a
tragic outcome , and the news of the
assault and its result causes much ex
citement in the town. Both men
have their friends but there is univer
sal regret over the occurrence.
At this writing entries are coming in
thick and fast at the state fair , andthe
distant points from which many of
them are received indicate that the
fame of the Nebraska state show is
by no means local. One entry is for
fine display for the women's building
was received from Virginia. There is
a great demand for space , and the in
dications are that before the fair opens
even the smallest space will be at a
An epidemic which is causing much
loss and which is alarming hog-raisers
has appeared among the swine south
east of" Strombnrg. So far only the
hogs iu a limited territory have been
affected , but within the last few days
the disease has begun to spread and it
is feared it will become general. George
Larson , a prominent farmer and stock-
raiser , has lost forty head of hois. L"ii. .
Marker , one of Larson's neighbors , has
lost 100 head.
W. E. Brown , a depositor in the
Rushville bank before that institution
failed , has brought suit in the supreme
court asking that Receiver A. P. Brink
be not allowed to compromise with W.
L. May and other stockholders in the
matter of their liability. Mr. Brown
had S2,559 in the bank. The petition
sets forth that after he had deposited
his money the bank reduced its capi
talized stock from S20.000 to § . i,000.
and that this reduction netted the
stockholders some § 15,000.
The coroner ' s jury at Kimball re
turned a verdict as follows : "At an
inquest holdcn at or upon section 10 ,
township 12 , range 50 , in said county.
on the 19th day of August , 1S95. before
me , L. G. Simon , coroner of said coun
ty , upon the body of Paul P. R < Ve.
lying dead , by the jurors whose names
are hereunto subscribed , the said juror *
upon their oaths do say , that the said
Paul P. Rose came to his death by two
gunshot wounds the gun fired by one
D. A. Cochran with feloneous intent. ' "
While Jake Olson and family ol
Franklin county were returning from
campmeeting their 10-year-old daugh
ter lost her hat and was sent back tc
hunt for it They waited for her re
turn for some time and then returned
to camp , but she was not there and it
was raining by this ' time and con
tinued throughout thc night. No one
offered to hunt for the child until
morning , when town and country
turned out in se ' arch but the child
found her way home about 10 o ' clock
in the morning , being wet and hungry.
At the Depot in York , Alfred B.
Christian has built an arch and on il
has a display of south York countv
farm productsl There are cornstalks
fourteen to sixteen feet high , on which
there are great large ears of corn six
to eight and one-half feet from "the
ground. This corn will 3'ie.d tin to ] ( iC
bushels per acre. Sheaves of fine win
ter wheat yielding 3b' bushels to the
acre , sugar beets , large turnips , toma
toes and potatoes that excel Colorado 's
best over 94 uarieties of native grasses
artistically arranged and many other
vegetables and grains too numerous tc
Fred Stevens , a liveryman of Colum
bus is sending out circulars trying tc
locate a team and buggy which he
hired to a stranger giving Jfciie name ol
Hennessy. Hennessy claimed to be
buying horses for an eastern market.
Warden Leidigh has obtained trace <
of George Williams , alias Jacob , t
"trusty" who levanted from J.hc peni
tenitentiary about six months ago. H < '
has been located in Oreiron. Mo. , anc f ;
under arrest Wiljiams
placed was 1
sent up from Lancaster county for i j
year for burglary.and had three month ! j
to serve. By his action in leaving hi 1 '
will now loose all of his gdod time. . j
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Diplomatic ! Compliment * Exchanged Bo
tweco tbe Chlof Magistrate of This
Country arid tlio Jteprencntatlro
ot the Great Oriental Nation
JJIitlngiiWhcd Officials
tVoro l/rcxeuL.
Nicw York , Aug. 31. riardly had
Li Hung Chang become settled in his
rooms at the Waldorf boleL yesterday
afternoon ere an attache of the Rus
sian legation called to arrange a con
ference between the viceroy and the j j
Russian minister , lie was successful ,
and in the evening a private confer I
ence was held. Owing to events in
the East the promptness of the Rus
sians caused much speculation about
the hotel , but it was stated that the
Russian minister ivould be compelled
to leave the city soon and for that
reason held an early interview. Kjc-
Sccretary John W. Koster and Colonel
Fred Grant , a party of ( ' mer
chants and Ex-Senator ( Seorgi ; I1' . Ed
munds , who was once a minister to '
China , also called during the after-j
noon and evening. Li Hung Chang
dined on food prepared by his own '
coolc and retired at his usual early 1
hour , 9:30 o'cloclc. |
This morning the statesman arose
at i ) o'clock. His first caller was ex-J
Secretary John W. Foster , between
whom and the Chinese ambassador a '
strong friendship has existed , cspe- j
cially since Air. Foster's mission to the
East during the Japan-China war.
Another caller was Yan IM1011 Lee ,
who was sent here by the Chinese
government as a student in 1873. He
presented an invitation from the gov
ernor of Tennessee to visit Nashville
on his way west.
Large crowds gathered in Fifth ave
nue early to see the parade to the res
idence of ex-Secretary . C , Whitney , '
where the President was to receive j
the ambassador at noon. A large
force ot polio * was necessary to pre '
serve order. Around Mr. Whitney's
house a clear place was reserved.
Li Ifung Chang and Secretary 01 ney
exchanged visits in the hotel , after
wnich they proceeded together to'the
Whitney residence , escorted by a
Irooo of the Sixth cavalrv.
The reception by the president was
qu > tc simple in character and lasted
only twenty-five minutes. Among
those present were Secretary of State
Oluey , Secretary of the Treasury Car
lisle , Secretary of War Lamout and
Assistant Secretary of State Roclchill.
After the reception Earl Li returned
to the Waidorf.
After the formal greeting , Li Hung
Chang addressed the president as fol
lows : "Your excellency , it affords
me great pleasure to have the honor
to be presented to your excellency.
The reputation of your highly es
teemed virtues is widely known
throughout the world and in you the
citizens of the United Slates of Amer.
ica have invariably placed their confi
dence , consequently , both the interior
administration and the exterior rela
tions of this great republic are iu a
state of prosperity. It will always be
the desire of my august master , the
emperor of China , to maintain tiie
most cordial relations with America ,
whose friendly assistance rendered to
the government of China after the
China-Japanese war and whose pro
tection for the safety of the Chinese
emigrants in America are always to
be highly appreciated.
" 1 am now specially annoinlcd by
my august master , the emperor of
China , to present to your excellency
the assurances of hi > > most friendly
feelings toward the United States of
America in the hope that your excel
lency will reciprocate his sentiments
and co-operate with him to promote
the friendly intercourse between our
two countries for the cause of human
kind. I trust that , your excellency ' s
government will continue to afford
protection and kind treatment to the
Chinese immigrants in America and
to render friendly assistance to the
Chinese government when required.
May the people of our two nations
enjoy the benefits of perpetual peace. "
Jlr. Cleveland replied : "Your Ex
cellency : It gives me great pleasure
to receive from your hand the per
sonal letter from your , august sovereign
eign and to greet you as his personal
representative. Since our two coun
tries became better acquainted many
incidents have occurred calculated to
increase our friendly relations and
not the least gratifying of these are
the friendly expressions contained in
the letter of your emperor and the
visit to our country of his most distin
guished subject , xvho has been so hon
orably and prominently connected
wilh public affairs in his own country
with all that has been attempted in
the direction of its advancement and
improvement Your visit to us at this
time is made more impressive by the
thought that it serves to join in one
suggestion the most ancient civiliza
tion of the East and the best , type of
a newer civilization in the Western
world. Notwithstanding the widely
different characteristics of the two
countries , the welcome which is ten
dered to 3ou by the government and
citizens of the United States illns-
trates in the strongest possible manner - •
ner the kinship of nations. We fell
that in the arrangement of your tour . ,
you have not allotted to your sojourn
among us sufficient time to gain an '
adequate observation of all we have
accomplished as a nation. It will not ,
however , escape your notice that a
rich and fertile domain has here been
quickly created by , those who were
assured that they would reap where
they had sown ; that a strong and
beneficent government has -been hero |
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' established by those who love freedom
and that we have a generous and
patriotic people who love their gov
ernment because it is theirs con
structed by them , administered for
them and protected and saved from
harm by them. We heartily wish
that your stay with us maj' be most
pleasant and that at its close you may
enjoy a Rftfe and agreeable return to
your home and your field of duty and
usefulness. "
Frightful Doiith of a Woman Aeronaut
Not Far From St. Louis.
St. Louis , Mo. , Aug. 31 Late yes
terday afternoon Victoria Le Roy
made a balloon ascension from the
new county fair grounds near Dyer
station , on the Missouri Pacific. At a
height of forty feet her parachute
became disengaged and fell to the
ground. She struggled to extricate her
left arm from au iron ring through
which it was passed , but before she
could do so she was at least 200 feet in
the air. She clung to the trapeze bar ,
but it was only a question of time un
til her strength would fail her. At a
heighth of nearly hair a ' mile the
woman aeronaut lost her hold and fell
sumersaulting to the ground. She
crashed through a tree , being not only
killed , but , indescribably mangled.
Her husband saw Jicr death.
Astor an ( inod as a Prince.
London , Aug. 31. The discussion
of the rumor of the possible marriage
of William Waldorf Astor to Princess
Victoria of Wales has been reopened by
a leading society journal , which re-
gaids the match as quite possible ,
saying it will give the greatest satis
faction to all intelligent people in the
English sneak'ing world and adding :
"There has been more than one royal *
marriage in Europe during the past
few years which was not so promis
ing as would be the marriage of the
daughter of a future king to a man of
good physical attributes and mot . .I
and commercial character , and who ,
under such circumstances. wo"ld
speedily be promoted to ' a dnkejlom. "
j Ir. Flower Will Tresule
Jnwaa'apolis , lud. , Aug. 31. The
gold standard Democratic convention '
managers received positive word that
ex-Congressman RourkeCockran
would not consent to preside over the
convention next Wednesday , because
he believed that the election of Mr.
Mclvinley was necessary. In con
sequence , a letter was sent to ex-Gov
ernor Ros we 11 P. Flower of New York ,
offering the temporary chairmanship
to him. Today his acceptance was
received by telegraph. United States
Senator Caft'ery of Louisiana will bo
the permanent chairman. I I
Tlio ItritUh PoUollico Projpir < m < I [
London , Aug. 31. The general post-
' office report just issued shows a prolit
of Sid , IGO.GIO the most prosperous
year in its history. A graud total of
3.030,000,000 pieces of mai. ' were de
livered. The value of property found
in letters which were collected iu the
dead letter offices was SVJOO.000. The
transmitted postal orders amounted
to S27R.000.0OJ , while 7 J,83U,010 tele
grams were sent and there was de
posited in the savings bank depart *
mentS2,22o,000,000 , o f which amount
§ ; ,73. " ) ,000,000 was checked out.
A I'ight Over the Bicycle Package.
OodkN , Utah , Aug. 31. When the
package being transported to New.
York from San Francisco by bicycle ,
in the Examiner-Journal transconti-
deutal race reached Terrace to-day ,
Ogden.and Salt Lake City riders had I
a light for it. Cowboys took part and
it went into the hands of Ogden riders ,
aud was taken to Echo ati:1'i a. m. , j'
ahead of time. Threats were made to '
send the riders to the penitentiary for .
interfering with the United States
Itanks and Farmers the Ioi rs
Wichita , Ran , Aug. 31. William '
Raxter came here from Illinois some
months ago and purchased a farm
near Derby for S9,000. He entered-J
upon extensive deals in cattle and
grain , borrowing from banks here
and depositing notes as collateral. {
He deposited a draft for Sl00 in the •
Kansas national bank and drew sev- ,
cral hundred dollars on it. Monday
he tied , and to-day creditors are levy
ing attachments against his goods.
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A Great I.ock-Out Threatened.
Glasgow , Aug. 31.The Federal
Ship Ruildcrs of Carlisle have issued
a notice to the effect that all members
of trades unions will be dismissed
from their employ , four divisions of
them on September 12 , three divisions
on the following Saturday and three
more on the Saturday of the succeeding -
ing week , unless th strike of Duns-
muir & Jackson ' s engineers shall bo
ended by September 12.
De Ko < kes fominpf Wemlinsr.
London , Aug. 31. Jean de Rcszkc ,
the famous tenor , is soon to be mar
ried to the Countess cle Mailly Nesle.
Roth are Catholics and they cannot
marry after the latter's dizoreefrom
her husband except by a dispensation
from the pope. It is believed this has
been obtained and the wedding is
likely to take place on De Reszkc's
estate in Poland , during the early
part of October. It is also understood
that the tenor will abandon the stage
in iSIiS.
An Elector Forgot to Itrslster.
San Fp.ancisco , Aug . " . • ' . C. F.
Crocker , vice president of the South-
em Pacific , has resigned as a candi
date for presidential elector at lage
on the Republican ticket lie neglect
ed to register and is therefore ineli
gible for the office. A meeting of the
state central committee will be called . ]
to fill the vacancy. (
Sterling Hardware HI en Assign. C
Sterling , Ran. . Aug. : ll Porter
brothers , hardware and implement '
dealers , have assigned with liabilities I
of S13. riS8. Failure to realize on out'J
standing paper was the cause. The .
assets are said to be ample. f '
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Greatest Demonstration Since the Madi
son Square Garden Notification Meet-
Inc lie Talks About Mexican Dollars
nd the Old Soldiers A Change In the
Boute of Ills Tour.
IJryan ar Buffalo.
Buffalo , N. Y. , Aug. 29. Appar
ently the entire population of Buffalo ,
' the home of Grover Cleveland , turned
its footsteps last night towards Music
hall , where Candidate Bryan addressed
1 4,000 people , as many as could be
packed within the four walls , while
! unnumbered thousands tilled the
neighboring streets. The day in Buffalo -
\ falo had been the greatest ovation
Mr. Bryan has received in ' 'the ene
my's country , ' and the night meeting
which ended it attracted almost , if
not quite , as many would-be auditors
as the notification in Madison Square
A reception was held for two hours
in the hotel parlors in the afternoou ,
when Mr. and Mrs. Bryan shook hands
with a constant line ot callers , which
still stretched along half a block out
side the building when the doors were
closed upon the last comers.
Mr. Bryan was escorted to the hall
by the ' 'Cleveland Democracy , " the
city's oldest party organization , and
by ward clubs bearing torches. The
. line of march was along half a mile of
Main street , crowded almost as thick-
I ly as was the hall , and red fire and
\ . cannon announced his coming. When
j j Mr. Bryan appeared upon the stage ,
. escorted by State Committeeman John
C. Shcehan , the police were powerless
' to control the audience , and swarm
ing down to the front , several hun
dred men took possession of the seats
reserved for the clubs which escorted
Mr. Bryan.
Mr. Bryan said , among other things :
"We propose a financial policy. Our
opponents propose nothing. Without
daring to defend the gold standard ,
without daring to set a time when
you shall escape it , they preach the
doctrine of 'grin and bear it , ' and
offer no hope to the human race. We
aslc for the free coinage of silver at
the ratio of 10 to 1. \Ve have had it
iu the past , and we ask that the
American people shall do their own
legislating for themselves without
waiting for the aid or consent of any
other nation , and wo have had it in
the past We believe that the free
and unlimited coinage of silver at 10
to I will maintain the parityvbetween
gold and silver.
"And here let call
right me atten
tion to something which I have
learned since I came into your city.
I am told that some of your mer
chants , in order to give an object les
son to the people , have been offering
to urnish Mexican dollars for 50
cents as part of the change when you
buy goods. My friends , let me give
you an opportunity to test the sincer
ity of these people. Let me give you
a suggestion. * They tell you that if
we had the free coinage of silver that
the American dollar would be as little
as the Mexican dollar is now. They
tell you that if we had the free coin
age of silver , silver will not rise in
value. Let me give you a suggestion
by which you can test them. When
ever a man offers you a Mexican dollar
lar for 50 cents , you take it , and then
take it to your savings bank and ask
them if they will take it on deposit
for : 50 cents and give you a written
agreement 1 to give you a Mexican dollar
lar the next day after the inaugura
tion of the next president.
"Our opponents have said that the
soldiers \ who are receiving pensions
must be protected against the free
coinage ' of silver. They would have
us believe that these financiers who
are \ insisting upon the god ? standard
| are insisting upon it for fear the sold
iers ; drawing a pension may suffer by
the abandonment of the gold stand
ard. 1 They forget that those who were
soldiers | remember the times we had
during ( the war ; they forgot that these
soldiers 1 were old enough to know
something ' of legislation ; they forgot
that these soldiers know that the
financiers who are today pleading the
cause of the soldier who was offering
his j , life for his country and receiving
his pay in greenbacks while these
same , financiers were making their
bonds i payable in coin , although they
did ( not fight themselves. ( Applause. )
And I am not willing to believe that
they \ are any more considerate of the
soldiers' ( interests today than they
were at the time when they were look
ing 5 after themselves. ( Applause. )
. Mr. Bryan's program for next week
has been changed. The intended
speech at Columbus has been aban
doned by the advice of Chairman
Jones of the national committee , and
the 1 trip from this state to Chicago
will be along the line of the lakes , ex
cept < one day. From Cleveland , where
he ] speaks Monday , the candidate will
go 1 to Toledo , and thence through
Michigan by way of Adrian , Hillsdale
anp 1 Findlay , and then will make a
dash'down ( to Elkhart , Ind.
Wheat 148,000,000 and Itye 100,000,000
BuilioU Lcsi Than Last Year.
Bud a Pestii. Aug. 29. The minis
ter of agriculture , M. Ignatius De
Daranyi , estimates the world's crops
for 1S0G as follows : Wheat. 2,277,000 , - "
ODCi ( bushels ; rye , 1,250,000.000 bushels.
The revised totals , for 1SJ5 , as furn
ished by the agricultural department
of Austria-Hungary show that
, 2,425 , -
000,000 I bushels of wheat and 1 , - 1C , -
000.003 ' bushels of rye were produced
during ( that year.
Itlotlng : at Constantinople
Washington , D. C , Aug. 20. United
States Minister Terrell at Constanti
nople cables the Sratedepartment that
great bloodshed and rioting has oc
curred there. Last night several hun
dred Armenians were killed , and at
the time of cabling this morning the
Minister states that all the houses in
the city are deed. Dynamite bombs
were exploded in the streets last night
by Armenians'and about thirty Turk
ish soldit-is killed. 'I he revolutionists
were placed on board a steamer and
conveyed to a foreign port.
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The Chinese Statesman AVolcomcd J - ' M jH
Great bt > le. / iJslH
NewYorit , Aug. 29. At 8 o'clockv&CJjH
this morning color. * were h listed onr.sfcJsH
the fleet of American warships atF1B
anchor elf Thorapkinsville , Staten. | |
Island , and other preparations werer J * > lB
made for welcoming Li Hung Chang , x. ' ljH
the greatest statesman of China. Tho- i' | H
vessels were the Indiana , the New Mt II
York , the Massachusetts , the Maine , . f { H
the Texas , the Columbia , the Newark , . ' J1H
the Raleigh , the Montgomery , th > SH
Amphitnte , the Terror and the Dolphin -
phin , the last named carrying Majorvsfl
General Thomas H. Ituger and staff. -
At the American line pier were four II
troopn of the Sixth United States cav- 9 |
uly and a detachment of the naval S |
reserve. JSsH
On board the Dolphin with General fSfl
Kuger were the Chinese minister. Ifffl
Yang , and suite , the Chinese consul. Ill
and a few specially invited guests. /Sp |
Hovering about the nay was a ileet of XilM
sail and steam yachts , excursion boats- JII
and tugs , loaded with passenuers.who HH
were probably more interested in see * ( JlH
ing the ships of the so-called "white- fHI
squadron" lire their twenty-one gnu s i HI
salute than in witnessing the arrival J JH
in American waters of the Chiuesa. tJsJH
envoy. , * H
The famous coffin of the Chinese- * ] ?
statesman was not brought to Ameri- j/ | / | |
ca with him , having been sent back ftJ'ilM
home from London. With the diplo - Jg ] t B
matist are Li King Fong , or Lord Li , y ofH
adopted son of Li Hung Chang , who- iff |
has been secretary of the Chinese lega- H l
tion at London and minister to Japan ; . , I ; | B
• Lo Feng Lun , the principal inter- f t } ; 2H
preter , who was educated in England J& | ' ; | H
and was chief of the naval school at \ nl l
Tien Tsin ; Yu Shih-Mei. Lien-Chun- { !
King , Lin Hon-Shuand Li King Shu , > 'fH
the second son of Li Hung Chang , all a ' , SJ |
secretaries ; Chang Liu , Hunk-Ki , Siebu ? f |
Pang Ho , Pah Pin , Huang Ching , Lo- f * |
Chung Sung and Hndg Cbai Slang , / ij l
attaches ; Dr. Irwin , an English physi- f |
cian ; Major Yon Hanneken of Chino 1 1
Japanese war fame , and a foree _ ot * * § |
valets , cooks , etc. 1
The Dolphin steamed down the bay § |
with General Ruger and the guests on M
board shortly after 10 o'clcock , and at. - M
10:30 dropped anchor off Quarantine , ' M
awaiting the arrival of the St Louis. , H
The St Louis arrived off Quarantine. < M
at 12:30 o'clock and was immediately , " M
boarded by the government officersj j ? M
from the cruiser Dolphin , who ex- * - f H
tended to the Chinese statesman , in H
behalf of President Cleveland , a wol- N M
come to the United States. . H
The St. Louis slowly moved up the- T- * M
bay , surrounded by all kinds of gayly M
decorated craft and with the Dolphin- H
quite near her to the noise of a tre- i M
mendous chorus of steam whistles and M
a continual fusilade of giant fire crack- . |
ers. etc. / < l
As the St. Louis nearcd the Amen- % M
can fleet , the first salute in honor off t < * |
the Chinese visitors was fired from AcT ' ' |
the flagship New York , gun by gun , / f * M
until twenty-one shots had been fired. < i H
The New York . was the only warship , ' - M
to fire a salute , but the other ships > l M
dipped their colors as the St Louis * M
passed. They presented a magnificent > H
appearance and were watched with , . ' M
the greatest interest by the Chinese- } M
ambassador and his suite from the po- tlfl
sition which they occupied on the t" * |
port side of the upper deck of the V |
American liner. \ , B
The St. Iouis moved up the harbor ' M
in a sort of triumphal procession. • - |
greeted on all sides with the tooting- / j |
of steam whistles and other salutes- " * J
and reached her dock at 1:30 o'clock.s f " H
But the party was not able to land M
until sometime later , owing to tho- |
necessary delay in warping the ship |
to its wharf H
About the dock all kinds of craft. MA s |
dashed. During this time while tho- ' tr ' H
yellow standard of China was loudly H
cheered by the crowds about the j , H
wharf , the bow of the big steamship- / H
neared the landing place of the American - H
ican line. * |
The Chinese party was received at " |
the pier by the guard of honor of the- j |
marine infantry and an immense |
crowd of people , which was with difficulty - |
ficulty kept back from the approaches - |
by a large force of police. The M
Chinese standard was removed from M
the American line steamer at luO > | |
o'cloek , as the Chinese ambassador H
landed on the wharf and entered the |
carriage in attendance. M
The first carriage contained the ' M
ambassador and General Ruger and in j |
the next were Tao-Tai-Li , Major Von " " M
Hanneken and a member of the staff * J A
of General Ruger. After them came- J l
carriages containing the Chinese minister - ' • ) M
ter and Chinese consul and their suites- |
accompanied by staff officers. The- M
procession was headed by a detachment - H
ment of the Sixth cavalry with another - M
other detachment of the same regiment - |
ment in its rear. The whole was preceded - |
ceded by a detachment of mountedL H
police and moved away amid loud |
cheering. The route was guarded by |
police and densely packed with spec- * M
tators. A quantity of bunting was , /Jf ' M
displayed on all sides with the Chinesef Z t M
standard conspicuous. -r ft/ * k
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Federal Officeholders Forbidden to Seclc + * * * * ' Her
or Make Contribution * . ' ' " ' B
Washington. Aug. 29. The civil. jH
service commission has issued an order- | |
to federal officholders warning all H
employes against seeking or making" |
contributions for campaign purposes. H
The order is sweeping iu its character % > H
and affects all branches of the gov- r T B
crnment service. Violators of the M
law will be prosecuted. 4V
Many 3IeMases for McKlnlej- . s H
Canton. O. . Aug. 29. Major Mo- * . H
Kmley is being overwhelmed with telegrams - * M
grams because of his letter of accept- H
ance. There has been all day almost B
a eonstant procession of telegraph-
messengers to and from the house H
each with a bunch of the messages. * | H
A Slonx City Ilanlc Closed. H
Sioux Citv , la. , Aug. 29. The Sionx : JU
National bank did not open its doors. * HiM
this morning. A note posted on the .H
doors said the oank had suspended. j l
owing to heavy withdrawals , and that • ' $ i ifl
depositors would be paid in full. No- { % , f |
statement was made as to liabilities- ' IsH
or assets. At issH
Dynamiter Galla-aer Relea.ed. |
London. Aug. 29.Dr. Thomas Galfl l
lagher of Xew York , the Irish pris- H
oner , was released from PortlandWsH '
prison this morning in charge of SL S 7W
infirmary nurae. f IMfifl
- " ' ill