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   Logansport Pharos (Newspaper) - February 25, 1890, Logansport, Indiana                                LOGANSPORT 15TH YEAE TUESDAY EVENING FEBKliAiii 25 1890 NO 258 JOHM GRAYS Corner On tho following Standard SVaniri Coralitif 5 Tandem Joud Irti1 Health Xursinij Icrfeetton Waist lr Hills iCaho Corset Thompsons Glove Fit linn Corset Duplex Corset Warners Misses Corset Corset P S All iho above oxcei 1jnL braicls of corsets are Kuarnntci in ovory partic ular HER NAME IS ELL Chicago Seems to Get There When She Hustles THE STAE OF EMPIEE GOES WE8T And the Garden City Boomer 4 HtSKSSKXTW Thr NXill ly Social lijilrii ritlDAVSATIlU lV KVXllri I IVI i I lit I A II Hall Aiikg Beautiful Tours film School far Ladies n liy a c A It Hull The only llrlill tlUrir 111 AllllIiciL I nt U i Im it Iljik Slrcvi ii I ii h in aMTiil ii ii pay rotliMi lr yifiu I iin ii iii ti in any yon with n si nol lilnitiil Uaaed lilI SH IuttiN Tcifinrs and lill if Kashij ryiANvuiMtA iiorsi WM i vs i N till ON Tussday Evening Feb 25 Siiviil rnrisTfMiiir or the ilistiuu Onil 7rih fAR JOSEPH Siipr I by i Talented Yomir idinj aeirois Mis Belle Melville An 1 a circfuilv seloetil Dramatic dnnimiiv in tlio Crcit Irish Diama SHAUN RHUE lllt StiASONmh if HI to Kerrv CM uiul niiliiiLT with eituul ACT lIrivcMi rrnin Htmi iThcns Your lcaM Af T I II Theyre Join S ACT The Unjrs 1kiUotl ritfi tti Uriiul V ani ecnts Uesorvoil Es fin i ut KcosUnjrs three ihiys D HAXS OIintA HOUSE WH MANACIKP Just One Xl WEDNESDAY FEB 26th Alba Hrzywood Concprl Company In novel pnijiriiinnuMii Tinpovsotia lijn LimrUri SoSus IHuHs Kino Solo Band anil Hoar Iloywootl in his KumiUul Koini Tin untf 1 Mloists wilt tho HMiijmav Anna Millrr Hpywoiul Iiiiu llty MUsg Ailir Ml is Ilonrlettu iiiiniiTnutn Sratc Hiyutun HEAL Emm sale Ct acres of the old Darnell at per acre SH aitcs in the Kastcni For lots in nd ililicn with street park and trees on tacli hl price from to ciuh on easy payments For sals ilcsirable resiilenivs on east Uroatlway For sale residences on east North street For sale two desirable resiliences on Spear street For sale one dosirable residence at SO tptar street For sale one ilesitalile resiilenctf on west Broadway For sile one desirable rosiJenco on west Chippewa and Pratt streets For sale me desirable lot on Cicott street 103 front sale two desirable iots on litulen it reel cheap resiJenees and vacant lots on liiyh Sorlh niul Market reels resideuetd and Uts on bippewa Miami ami Pratt streets For trade city property for farms For tmie farms for etly property For trsde farms for nil kinds of mer chandise For tnuie an orange grove iu Florida For traile a two seated carriage for a one seated buggy with top A stock of Jry goods worlh 5000 to trade for a good farm A brick residence for rent on he Soutisiil known as the McCaffrey prop oriy For particulars enquire of M GORDON Pension and Real Estate Agent Room Xo 3 Elliott Block Logansport lad We Are tht Klgllth ISallot in the House Fixes tlio Site of the Worlds AltDay Contest Over tlie of the Voters on the AViiiiilng Granger in tlio Miscellany WASHINGTON CITV Feb a few moments occupied in administering tho oatli of olIicT to John F Reyburn of Penn sylvania tho new iiKniber who succeeds the i lai Judgj Kolley the house spent the entira yesterday in settling tlhe question o the proposal titu for the Worlds fair Eight ballots wcra takun and on thu eighth and last ballot Chicago secured 157 votes tho prize VShen Speaker Read rapped foi ordor at noontfcore were tCO representatives the iloor Tho galleries were crowded with to jply waiting to witness thy struggle for the batwoen the adheixoiB tin rival cities Chauncey JI Depev und exBeo rttxry Whitney aud others from New York city Mayor Cregier of Chicago Governor iVaucis of St Louis and a host of repro mntative men from thoso cities aud many Uashington men members of the origiua board of promotion wero in tho galleries or corridors interested and anxious The Itlulloting Begins At j m after Reyburn had been sworn in and had taken his srat the clerk of thu Imiiso read the special order prescribing tho method of voting on tho site question requiring somo one place to have a ma jority of the votes east Iditmt ol fieorgia wanted to know it thori would Inan opportunity aJtordod to pass the question as to whether there shoulc IKa fair before selecting a site Speaker R d replied that under the special order there cutild not bs und directed thu clerk to eal th roll for the first ballot which re sulted Chicago llf Now York St Louis 01 Washington City 50 and 1 for Cumberland Jap cast by Skinner oi North Carolina rhieugo flnins on Kvery Vote As fast as tho roll could be called and the result announced tho balloting proceeded On every ballot there wero numerous changes but it was noticed that Candler of Massa chusetts chairman tho Worlds fair com mittee did not vote Skinner went loi Washington City nttcr his first vote ior Cumberland Gap and a number of members failed to vote on each ballot Tho second ballot resulted Chicago 121 New York H3 Ht Louis 09 Washington 10 Third 127 New York 93 St Louis Washington H4 Fourth bal 134 Now York 05 St Loui3 Washington 0 In this ballot Chicago gained T Now York nlulo St Louis nnd Washington each lost Fifth cago 140 New York 110 St Louis iS Washington Jl The great increase for Navr Chicago men look a little blue but they still had such a big load that they retained their confidence Gotham Totes Her Full Strength Tlio sixth ballot wns token under great ex citement Tho southern members whoJbiad supported St Louis had been breaking away and the question was whore would they Under tlo majority of all thr votes oastprovulou UJ was tlio full vote Chicago needed but 17 votes to get the prize whilj Mow York was looking for Domething to drop in her direction The TOto MJ NeeYork MB St Louis Washington York was In tho dumps Her full vote was in and she was not tlie people To gain timo for con nultntion tlie reading of the vote was de manded and just as tho seventh ballot nbont to begin a motion for iecoss to II a m today was mado by Wilson ol West Vir ginia the yeas and nays being dcman 1j 1 The motion was to Ks These dilatory tactics ctiuaail much excitement it being ritinorod that the object thereof to etiablo Now York to ntku a dicker with Sr Louis A Stiiinpcilu Tlut Dtilnt a Amid cries of Call the roll from the Chi cago people tho seventh ballot was begun It 154 York 112 St Louis 25 Washington two votes short of a win for Chicago Just beforj tho result was announced Mason of Illinois was observed wildly seeking to at tract tho speikersattention and at thosamo timo dragging Reyburn tho new Pennsyl vania member forward saying tho latter wished to change his voto to Chicago This was done avid Chicago men looked eagerly for a stampede in their direction But it did not come No 0110 elso followed Rey burns example aud the western metropolis had to go to another ballot with tho plum dangling btoro its motth and only need ing vote to capture it Settletl on tin Itallot livery loly expected that the next ballot would b decisive and in this case tho ex pected happLtiel The roll was called for the eighth bfiliot and anxious tally wns kepi by tbe Chicago men and the still hopeful of the New Yorkers Tho result more than a majority there being in all votes cast New York 107 St Louis 25 Washington 38 The vote ia de for Chicago was as follows Abbott Adams Alderson Allen ot Michi gan Allen of Mississippi Anderson of Kansas Atkinsot Bartino Barwtg Bayne Belknap Boothmun Bnutello Brevrer Brickner shtre T M Browne J B Browa Bulloik lUuroivs Burton Buttenvorth By ntiin CnldwHl Cannon Carter Cos well Cheathnm Cidiman Clark ot Wisconsin Clu nie Cusswvil Coleuian Conistock Conger Connell Cioper i f Indiana Cooper of Ohio Craig Crain Calbertson of Texas of Pennsylvania Cutcheoti Dalzell Darling ton Davidsim Dolliver Dorsey Dunnoll Ev ans Ewarr linloy Fithian Flick Formaa Funston Genr Host Oifford Grccnnalae Grosvenor Grout Hall nansbrongh Hare Hangen ifayes Hajnes Hcuaerson of Tilinrtis Henderson of lowji Herninnn Hill Hit t lloliuan Hopkins Hoak Kelly Kenne dy Kenof Tewa Laccy Lane Lanham IaTfltr Lnus Lewis Liud Martin of Indiana Mason McCMylliuid McCord MeCormick McCrcary Milltken Morse Morgan Mbrritl ONfill of Mussachusetts Osborne Outlnvaite Owen of Indiana Owens of Ohio Psirrett Parson Pen dleton Peters Piekler Post Pugs ley Ray Reed of Iowa Reyhurn Rock vell Rowell cratiton Scull Seney Shively Smith of Illinois Smith of West Yir giuia Suiyser Sayder Spooner Springer tftruble Swerey Taylor of II i nos Taylor ot Tennessee E B Taylor J D Taylor Thomas Thotnpsoii of Col orado Townsend of Pennfiylvnnia Turnar of Kansas Turpin Vnndever Van Selmick Walter of Massachusetts Wallace of Masja ehusetta Watson Wheeiarof Michgan ng Wickham Wtke WUUams of Ohio Wll of Kentucky Wilson of Washington and Toder AVheu the sipeaker uinouuced the nsult mo a victory for Ctueago the iboutoil and cheered Thi house was in an tiproar and iu tho midst of it at 6 p m ad journ EXECUTIVE SESSION SECRETS they Are JTo Secrets at All Which Botlttors the Senators WASHIXGIOK CrrTFebS senate has determined jo newspapar man who insist upon publiahiflg to the world the secrets of the executive set Sion Tho matter was under discussion for Some time yesterday afternoon and the old question of the advisability of opening this doors during the discussion of nominations debated at length During thg discus 5lon Teller urged upon thj senate the advisa bility of adopting his proposition to open thus loors submitted during the special session last April and Platt supported Teller If tho senate entrusts the investigation of the betrayal of secret session nows to ct spo eial committee it will get verjlittle satisi faction This thing has been done and tha senate had tho melancholy pleasure of imprisoning two newspaper corretijwnd ents in a senate committee room for con tempt and of releasing them finally without learning the source of their information In another investigation the senators were brought before the committee and cue after another svvoro that he had never executive secrets And that wjs a far as the senate got WINDOWS BILL BURLESQUED A MeasuiO Introduced in tliw Senate uy Vance by Kequcst CITS Feb in troduced in the senate yesterday by ivqueal a bill providing for tho issue of treasury notes in exchange for farm products Tho bill provides for tho establishment in each county in each state of the Union of a United Statos agricultural depository or warehouse under tha control of the secretary of tho treasury I when it shall bo shown by oath or affirmation of the clerk and sheriff of the county that tho gross amount per annum of cotton wheat corn oats and tobacco pro duced in the two years preceding was 000 or 2 whan 10U or more citizens of the county shall petition for its establishment accompanying tbo petition with tbo title deed to sulllcient quantity of land do nated as u siie for tha warehouse Tifiasmy Notes for Truck The secretary of tho treasury is to appoint at salaries ranging from year managers for thaso who are to give such bond as he may require Any owniT of any of the products mentioned may deposit them in any quantity in tlio warehouse receiving for them SO per cent of their market value ii treasury notes bear ing 1 per cent interest tho value of I ho pro duet to be determined by the manager under regulations prescribed by the treasury de partment Provisions are made for the grad ing of the product deposited for its sale if not redeemed etc The Cotigresslonal Kccord WAsmVGTOv Crrr Feb the sen ate yesterday handler rosii to a question of privilege and oliercd a resolution censur ing Call of Florida for changing a speech ho made last weak on tha Florida outrages so as to show in the record that he explicitly charged Chandler with being the causa of all the outrages complained of as well as those committed by negroes on white women Call deteuded uis right to mako the charge saying that he had practically mado tho same charges in the speech he delivered Sherman and other Republicans said such a change of the record WQS against established custom but Harris ob jected to tlu debate and the matter went over Paddock introduced an amendment to the interstate commerce bill providing for tho suspension ol tho longand shorthaul clause when suspension will ben efit farmers Faulkner then spoke against tho educational bill a resolution was to calling upon the war oiUfo for tho records in the easo of Private Wild and after a short sacret session the senate adjourned The house after Reyburn the lato Judge Kellys successor had been sworn in spent the day balloting for a site for tho Worlds fair Eight ballots decided it in favor of Chicago the vote standing Chicago loT New York 107 tit Louis JT Washington City IX The houso then adjourned Wimloiu Has No Pet Theories WASHINGTON CITV Feb Windom talked about silver coinage yester day with the members of the house commit tee on coinage weights and measures Ho said he had no pet theories to advance and no sentimentalist to sustain on tho subject of silver What the country needed was practi cal legislation to meet tho difficulties of tho existing financial situation Tho bill he said was framed with the hope of prevent ing tho great variation in the value of silver The United States could not fix tho ratio be tween gold and silver and the best way was to tho ratio the commercial world had adopte1 He proposed an amendment for the purpose of excluding foreign ores Wuiit To Bo National Jinnkcrs WASHINGTON CITY Feb follow ing applications for authority to organize national banks havo been filed with tho comp troller of the currency First National bauk Athens Tex by T F llurchison of Athens Tex and his associates Silver Bow National bank of Butte City Mont by W W SIcCrackeu of Butte City Mout and ais associates Gorman National bank of Appleton Wis by E N Cooley of Apple ton Wis and his associates First National bank of Llano Tex by F R Slalone of Dallas Tex nnd his associates Capital Na tional bank of Olympia Wash by F M Wade of Tacoma Wash and his associates The Mail Clerks Have a Ilefjiiest WASHINGTON City Feb railway mail clerks are preparing a memorial to lay before congress asking a slight increase in salaries and a change in the wording iu the statute under which their grading is made The statute fixed five grades with a maxi mum salary for each The clerks rtaut congress w mako the salary definite instead of leav ug the postmaster general an option up to a ixed maximum Kcw ring After July 4 WASHINGTON CITT Feb Proctor has issued an order directing that he Bold or union of the national flag in use n the army and navy consist after July 4 1SPO of fortytwo white stars in sis rowa of seven stars eachin a blue field Xot the Louisiana Lottery Company RICHMOND Va Feb Concerning the reported efforts of the Louisiana Lottery company to obtain a new charter in North Dakota Gen Jubal A Early a joint com missioner of the drawings of that institu tion with Gen Baauregard makes a public tatenient ha which he says that the Louis ftna Lottery company had nothing to do with the proposition reported to have been mado in the North Dakota legislature nor lad the company any connection with the reposition MA31ITAL MISFITS Complaint of the Late Emory Storrs Sons Wife THE mrSBAUBS STOET 01 MISEEY Entered n Charge ot Piracy CAIRO Ills Feb SI Jenuer ap Dcared before United States Commissioner landee here yesterday and demanded a war ant for the arrest of R J Hensou for pira y He gave a thrilling story of a fierce ight between himself and Heussn and howed scars on his head where he had been tabbed His story was corroborated by everal witnesses aad was to the effect that Heuson drove the plaintiff off a trading boat wned by the latter using a Winchester ifle as persuader and then took possession E the boat valued at Tho fight was ver a business settlement Jcnner was told nat the commissioner hare had no jurisdic ion so left for Vicksburg Miss where the ght occurred and where he will make his complaint anew Some Interesting Letters WJalch Pjona j ised Much Panned Out Little but Make Mlglity Strong Teistimouy for Sirs Divorce Novelties from tlie Pluce Where They Produce Such a Wife Accord ins to Scripture NEW YOKK Feb suit of Mrs Allien F Storrs against her husiband George M Storrs son of Ericry Storrs for unlim ited divorce on the ground of cruelty and lionsupport camj to trial before Judge Ingrahaui yesterday The Storrsjs have one child A Storrs who will be 5 years old ia June next Tlio beautiful fair naired boy was allowed to toddle about tho divorce courtroom oblivious of tho gravity of th drama which was being enacted be fore Um Mrs Stcrrs says her husband got drunk and kicked and chokod and her and tried to abduct the child Shj has had him arrested once or twie Storrs Says She a Terror Tin defense was that she was tho ag gressor that she got drunk and boat him with a cane a handmirror a bottle and a shovel nnuounccJ her intention worry him to death aud get somebody olsa in place of him and pitched her wedding ring into the lire Mrs Storrs t stifiei that her hus band gambled a grait dal nnd was almost constantly under th influence of liquor She said she was even now willing to forgive the past ha would promise bottji things for tho future Irobably fur a Scapegoat A letter written in 3SS5 by tbe defendant wns put in evidence at tho reading ot vrhich both husband and wifo shod tears It was very affectionate in tone and Mr Storrs wrote of their little boy Tot tliat he wished him to grow up as good and great a man as his grandfather Storrs said he was going to buy the little boy a goat with a long pointed beard ctiriy horns and whiskers on his tail Promises Matte To Bo Broken Two writings by the defendant were also put in one as follows Oct 17 hereby promise my wile Al licn F Storrs that from this date I shall never lay my hand upon her ijjram in anger from cause I haviui todain a lit o anyer struck her aad that I am deeply oiry and ask her forgiveness which sho has consented to Rive believing I never again wouUl rciKa Uie a lira of which I have been guilts OEORQE Jr STOitns Another dated Chicago Aug 10 188S mado similar promises and confessions Lloyd W Nail a in tes tified that in February Storrs cauia to his placo very drunk nnd wanted to get a conveyance to Eliz to get dn or djr from a justice that he might take his child away from HtaltirVs whvre his wifewas CURIOUS CASESJN CHICAGO Mxkfi 3 rstcrlcni diaries fraiiiit Her f I usbnml CiiitAcjO Feb 5Jason D Stone treas urer of the Illinois Ilivcr Valley Coal and Mining company and a prominent resident of EnglowooJ was made defendant a suit for divorce commenced hi the superior court by iHrfi Emma G Stoxie Tho enlarge is cruelty and whilj Mrs Stono says tliat on ono occasion her liutbtnd choked her and July 14 attempted to kill her with a loaded revolver sho makes her most serious plaint against his conduct as a husband which has resulted in great suffering and permanent injury to her laspued bthe Ulblc This conduct Hgan sho srtys as soon as the honeymoon wa over in wero married at Sublettc Ibis in is such as no sane man would be believqclto bo guilty of but she ho justified his awful conduct by innumerable passages anl quo tations from tha Bible The coupld have threo children aad Mr Stone is a well known and highly respected citizen of En glewood honored for his morality and prom inence in religious matters Ho has money in plenty it is said Cant Get Drunlc on Morpltiiio Another case which is on file in the clerks office is that of Mrs Maria A Toung a plump little woman working in thecounty clerks oitiec Some two years ago she sued for divorce alleging drunkenness frcm the use of morphine The courts including tho state supremo court decided that a man could not get drunk on morphine and on this logic she was refused a divorce She is now suing for separate maintenance ond the question will bo iy morphine habit a good cause for verdict in the wifes favor Young is said to be iu the sanitarium at Rockford Ills under treatment for the habit NOT TO BE BULLDOZED A Salonn Keeper ut Plattsbnrff 3Eo De lles tho Crusaders ST JOSEPH Mo Feb commutes appointed nt the crusaders mass meeting at Plattsburg lost Saturdav held another ses sion at tha court house there yesterday H B Mclntyre the saloon keeper who had been notified to close was called before the meeting nnd again requested to discontinue the sale of intoxicating liquors Hei refused to comply and informed the committee that if he was doing business con trary to Jaw there was a legal rem edy and referred them to the grand jury saying that if he was found guilty of selling in violation of the law he would pay his fines and if he had no money they could send him to jail like any other criminal The druggists were also called be fore the committee and agreed sign a contract not to sell any moro liquor in vio lation oC the law Tha committee is not sat isfied with Afclutyres statements and say that he will be compelled to close his busi ness wheth r he wants to or not No arrests have yet bocu made at Lathrop Killed Himself with a Rllsty Xail NEW YORK Feb Barrett a ias who was arrested on Saturday night at the request of the English authorities on the chargeof having murdered Edward Thomas Wiliiams at Clifton Ter race London on Jan 19 and who was found in his cell Sunday morning with his throat cut presumably with a rusty nail died in St Vincents hospital at 2 oclock yesterday morning from his injuries Another Worst Storm of the Reason HELENA Mont Feb worst storm of the season has prevailed since Sunday all over Montana There is a driv ing wind and the average temperature is 10 degrees below zero The snowfall is unite heavr me lennessee IXM NASHVILLETenn Feb estrsi ses sion of the legislature opened yesterday The principal subjects to be considered are double taxation and conflictinEr election laws The Milliard Tournament NEW YORK Feb bill iard games resulted Catton beat Heiser 500 to 493 Shaefer beat Catton 500 to 256 Daly beat Ires SCO to 238 THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION Formal Charge Against It Preferred by Hatton and Ewart WASHINGTONCrrv Feb Hatton and Representative Ewart yesterday filed their formal charges against the civil serr tce commission with the house committee which is investigating the matter They charge first that Mr Lyman while acting as sob commissioner promoted his brother inlaw Mr Campbell without authority second that Mr Campbell secretly abstract ed from the files of the commission a list of j questions that had been used in the exani I ination of applicants for positions and gave j them to a copyist in the pension offlea pre paring for promotion who turned them over to Mr Flynn principal of tho Ivy in state of this city third that the promotion of Campbll was called to the attention ol Commissioners Roosevelt and Thompson who refused to investigate it fourth that Campbell is still illegally retained as clerk Allegations Specific and General It is further that other promo motions wira made without examinations The charge is made that Thomas Mitchell of Connecticut was appointed to a position as a copyist in the pension office after he had failed in his examination alsD that Com missioner Roosovclt secured the apsointmeut of Hamilton Shidy to u place in the census bureau when it was known that Shidy as an officer of the commission when acting as secretary of ths local board of examiners of tho postoffice at Milwaukee had violated his oath of oftice in making falso certiflca Ilion and not reporting violations of the civil service law by the postmaster at Milwaukee It is further charged that tho civil service commission has by manipulation of tho rules brought about results in violation of tha law Chargas are also made that by collusion with departmental officers appoint ments have made in violation of the merit system and favorites have secured places with little reference to their qualifi rations that relatives of officers of the com mission have been attached to tho commis lion gaining a knowledge of the sjcrets of he comrnisson handling th records of tho privilege denied senators and compensation and iu direct violation of tho law j Kwnrt Couldnt See tho TapeiS I Enart told tlio committee that ha ha 1 gone to tho office of tho secretarvof tho com mission and asked the privilege of examining the papers in the Shidy case and that the secretary after a consultation with tho com missioners had refused to allow him tho privilege and he requested the committee to have them produced so that he as attorney in this investigation could get information which he deemed necessary The committed hen adjourned until 10 oclock Weduesdav morning when tho investigation will bo continued LATEST STYLE OF DUEL Ut Wns Fought with One Revolver Each riiiicipal Taking His Turn KEYSER AT Va Feb Tho new min ing town of Elkins on exUnited States Sen ator Davis newrailroad was the scene of a duel Sunday night possessing some remarka ble phases James Nee a coal miner and a carpenter named Archer fast friends went on a spree together Saturday after drawing their pay and continued drinking until Sun day Sunday evening they went to Mr Wisos saloon and getting into a dispute with tho woman drovo hotout of tho house They then proceeded to wreck the interior of the saloon smashing glosses windows and mirrors and wrecking the furniture TUo Two Quarrel While thus engaged Nee accidentally hit Archer and the two men engaged iu a roughandtumble fight This did not sat isfy them and they agreed to flgbt a duel There was but one revolver between them and with drunken gravity they agreed that the pistol should bo used turn about tho shots to be fired whila the men stood at op posite ends of tho barroom The choice for first shot fell to Archer Neo took his place at tha other end of the room and Archer blazed away The bullet struck Nee in the head ploweda furrow along the scalp and caused a profuse homorrhage Uhen Nee came to shoot ha was blinded by blood and so nervous from tho effect of tho shot that ho could not aim Th result was n miss Four Shots nnd Xo Corpse Archer then took a second shot ot Nee but missed and handed over tho revolver to his antagonist By this timo a crowd had been attracted to the saloon but no one had cour age to enter Tho men refused to pay atten tion to calls to desist and Nee fired at Arch er shooting him through the hand Ho tbon took tho gun to Archer for a fifth shot but before tho weapon could be fired the crowd rushed in grabbed the revolver and put a stop to the desperate proceedings Neither of the wounds inflicted is at all serious TRIED IT ON THE HORSE Jleiunrliablc Allcgotl Success of the Chris tian Science Treatment EAU CLAIRE Wis Feb curious in stance of the effects of the Christian science craze occurred here recently There is quite a large circle of students of the science iu this city and they hold regular meetings for the discussion of methods and cases One of the number a gentleman who resides just out of the city had a sick horse on his hands Tbe veterinary surgeons could do nothing for the animal and the local Christian science ex perts failed also Thereupon the owner of the horse having plenty of time and not caring for the expens went to the telegraph office and wired an account of the case to a Chris tian scienco professor in Chicago Treated Htm by The symptoms wero given in the tele gram and the Chicago expert was asked to treat the case by the usual method The horse was at that time apparently on its last legs The Chicago scientist wired back that he was treating the horso to the best of his ability and was thinking hard Within fire hours the horso was well and eating oats The casj was duly reported at the next meet ing of the circle and the members are pur suing their experiments with renewed faith in the science A Montana Case Decided HELENA Mont Feb District Judge McHatton yesterday decided the Silver Bow shrievalty contest in favor of Suilivan the Democrat who claimed the office by virtue of the vote cast at precinct Zi Sheriff Lloyd will probably refuse to surrender the office to Sullivan and will appeal the case to the supreme court German Election Keturos BERLIX Feb final returns of the elections show the foliowing results Con servative 52 ImpOTUilirts 16 Centrists 90 Freissinigs 22 NationalLiberals 16 So cialists 21 Alsatians 21 Poles 14 Guelphs S Dane 1 The number of reballots neces sarv is 151 Tlie Britisli Parliament LOXDOX Feb the house of com mons last night tho address in reply to the speech from the throne WES adopted to Try tbe River Cases FORT DODGE IaFeb Weaver in the district court here yesterilay refused to try any cases arising from the river land litigation He says that until the suit brought br the United States attorney gen eral is settled any further interference With the settlers wonld foe persecution Jewenter THE HATTER SCORES OF VICTIMS Hassayampa Valley and Its Deadly Dams A OOUEIEE TELLS AN AWTUL STOEY Anothor Deluge Sweeps Down and Sends Over 130 to Eternity JJesiilcs Those Irowned ut Walnut of tlio Catastrophe Still enucrg All Illgut Suffocated in a Accident in Ger many Pnasxjx A T Fob courier lias arrived from tho lower dam on the Hassa yampa river and reports that another tre mendous mountain of water camo down tho Hassayanipa about 2 oclock Saturday morn ing and that 134 men were lost at the lower dam ivljere they were at work They were whites except three Chinese lie reports Wickvnberg all right Tho loss of life in the between Wickenberg and the dam may not be kuotvn for some days but wtll be thirty or forty The courier states that the upper dam had undoubtedly broken and carried the two dams below down with it President Van Bnreii of the storage com pany and his family arc safe ISail Luck for tlie Company NEW YOKK Fob was said yester day by a gentleman well acquainted with the works on the Hassayampa river in Ari zona that the dam and flume had but re cently been completed and the company was just getting in position to sell rights and get some return from n largo investment It also intended to go largely into the hy draulic mining business there being a very rich gravel available The village ot Vfick nberg has of late years lost nearly nil its population by their going to other mininr towns and there were only a few families re maining there so the loss of life at that point cannot be very groat Novel Case of Asphyxiation TERRE HAUTE lud Feb a Vandalia railroad street crossing watchman opened Us watch house yesterday morning bo found the dead body of Charles Hanley a young man of dissipated habits and the un conscious form of Will Dodson his com panion They had climbed through n win dow during the night and were asphyxiated by gas generated by lie forcing of oil through the air pump that operates the street crossing gate and which had accumu lated in tlio watch house during wtien the watchman was not on dutv Two Coaches Smaslied to Pieces DELPHI lud Feb while a train of twelve Pullman sleepers and two immigrant cars was standing on the track of tho Monon line at Pleasant Ridge ten miles from Monon a northbound freight ran into it and reduced the tsvo rear cars to splint ers No passengers were on board and no one was hurt 1atal Fall of a Roof HAMBURO Feb the fall a roof of the new Flora concert hall yesterday a large number of Welsh workmen were killed and many more were injured EDUCATION IN THE SOUTH Anniversary Meeting of the Methodist Aid Society at Chicago CHICAGO Dec twentysecond an niversary of the Froedmens Aid and South ern Education society is now being celebrated In the First Mthodist Episcopal church of this city Among the prominent members In attendance are the president Bishop J SI Walden Bishop Bowman who presided at the first regular meeting yesterday Rev J C Hartzell corresponding secretary and Dr W P Thirkield president ot the Oam tnon theological seminary of Atlanta Ga Secretary HnrtzeJJs Address In his address Secretary Hartzall paid an eloquent tribute to tho people of the south and said that tho institutions founded by tha societywers fast growing independent either becoming selfsupporting or being supported by the friends of the work in that section Dr Hartzell closed bis address by saying that the growth of sentiment in fa vor of the education of the negro of the south was remarkable Southern states that twenty years ago called it a peniten tiary offene to educate a black man said the speaker are now giving thousands of dollars annually for the very cause they onco so bitterly opposed A Less Roseate View Rcr Dr Thirkield did not give such a rosy picture of affairs south He painted in the blackest colors the condition of the negro in the south He gave many instances of the cruelty with which the black man was treatedand said that justice to him un der the existing circumstances wis iin im possibility Said ho The brutality of the whites the work of the shotgun the uni versal injustice to which they ure subjected will not always serve to told the negroes to the earth and if the influence of the religion of Jesus Christ is not soon feit as a reform ing power the back niaa will break Ms own shackles and all the world will tremble with the thunders of the uprising He said con gressional laws were not the remedy it was a matter of civilization LOVE CONQUERS ALL THINGS A Case In Which It Cured a Girl of Pneu monia ST Locis Feb strange recovery of a young woman after all hope had been abandoned is reported from Caroadelet Stu is Bessie Miller and was down with pnenmo nia She was delirious and would repeatedly ask for her lover calling him by name John Fearing that the girls sicknesi would termi nate fatally tha mother telegraphed the father who was at New Orleans to borne immediately as their daughter was dying In the meantime John the girls lover was for John a Good Doctor When he arrived it Memedu though the EieUtKss J pvsnie all tfiat she needed father arrived aud tho queer caso w exjilainod he did not know what to do John was detiimd at the lionise nil day and prornSu 1 to rnurn next day He kept his and it mav i appear th jvun lady up out of bvl feelirg quit well loth John and tlio youuy girl are soarxvly M years nt auu sinco the story loakil out it hns eivato I quiro a stir of tnis may be anicipiti ADBREVIATEO TELEGRAMS The Daily lret Press of Bin Cliiro Wia has ben sold to H C The1 iegislatnr aJjvurntd Mon day having put t D new lavs on the statute book A convention is to b1 ijld Aberdie Jx D March i to devisplin to cbt tin wheat for the fanners OL tho Mr lhaiseloup s f JlMtrnl tL Iadhp brass foundir cf las ltt ctitir fcrtuuo of ti his Van Buivn nity ih loea option at an a held ma jorityof liNi which is in is The Republican oily um f Bur lington Ia Monday nuht i 1hn Xii KLf a Homuiiat as their Candida fr mayor Tho boiler in til iatli of tLbarbi shop of lioll liapis Mich exjiloiled Sunlay laIlv ii juring loj an eirpioyi if th j Shaw anl 1 DIins w j fatally hurt M 11 1ty taliii g sixtv lovn tlu lai f iC iy j mine it Shelhyville lierS y r o I were burned to death at KVn i da3 The mother sjt her aiire wi h i j lantern and conll not get nit in ei rk of Xw Irighton Uls w ro rrresi Monday chupet with t idi ii I is only a fv hn iiel dtllar j AnnieKilir a gh1 f ibit Iii who was id IviyV lillus nt PiUsbmg Pa wasdoct I Mord y h ile handincs v ith vh crjis mi A report was eireuLit i i N York Mon day that the National e basball aggro puion was on the point ot being sold tor i flOOUOOM lint tho mgiuits Hie I s not for sale Tha convention of th ClaimaOael in i in Philadlpbia the Tli ang sn1 Camp yi m a IM ly tor all gHl un iavovaiilaetun in with thcMnnr ihr of Dr Pnko a Kunliy tchool tvacoor of St Louis wn arrstol Sunliiy in 111 Central Presbyterian eiuirch while teaching a for the theft of n lamond ring 11 stole it he admits Col Robert Ingersoll is at Chieago at tending to some law He deuiosthu stories prevalent somo tiint ago thai he i afflicted with oaurcr or mn thingciso except a bad case of agnosticism The tugboat Flora D bow up in the Mobile river Alabama killing thu gineer William Grimbjy his son and the colored cook and injuring Capt Hall and Pilot Rome A dynamite bomb ivas explolel at Ha vatM Cuba Sunday night in a cigar factory Tho factory was not badly nor was any one injured MTonclay morning an in fernal machine was explode in the Bata bann railway station injuring thirty peo ple some of whom ma3 die and wrecking the station Tho islani is ia a state of ter ror and brigandage is incrsasmg V Muv lxpcct WAsnixoTox CtTV Pei the weather indications rur thirtysix hour from 8pm yesterday KIT j weather and rain variabl Keneraiiy Eoutherly colder m wave For northerly win1 clouily weather and rain ttrning into snow northern ixirtiun cold uave Cloudy weather rain or FDOW southerly winds 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