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   Evening Gazette, The (Newspaper) - January 16, 1883, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                             N, 0, Lawton Has received To-Day, by Express, 700 Pieces of Hamburg and Swiss Edgings! ALSO A FINE LINE OF Tte Goods are all New Styles anil Patterns. NEW YORK STOKE glas Co., WHolesalB Banntecturers of FINE SHOES, Comer first St. anil CEDAR EAPIDS, IOWA. For tlie Retail Trale Exclusively, ADI! Have JO SEC01J4MDE GOODS. THE To- To- TOO- Too- T-WO- C L O T H I E R S Gents' Furnishers, ARE SO-CALLEP. Iftelr mngulllcent store ut comer Samples of Spring MIS in Slept Pattern Already received, Rpodn to arrive during mouth of January. lArfte "no of READY-MADE CLOTHING, Hats, Caps, Neckwear, Etc Agente for the celebrated WILSON ItltO.'S NllfUTS. Bcmember the "Nobbiest Store m in CaMer'a new block, just across from Postoffice. Mower  i.-U guests. an evidence of the popularity of the old hotel it may ho slated that ex-Sena- tor il. Armtrrong of Missouri has occupied uiiiouf rooms1 in it since it was erected in IS4L__________________ 1884, Forthcoming Meeting of the Republican National Committee. Proposed Changes in tho Basia of Representation. smoke-euvelopod corridors, iiu.iginud tlut all j WASHINGTON, Jan. National Repub- lican committee, which moots hero next Wod- nosdav will attract the attention of politicians in all parts of the country. The snb-commit- tco uppohiti'd to consider the question of ap- portionment of delegates at the next national Republican convention will moot ou Monday. This committee is composed of five mem- bers; John. A. Martin, of Kansas, Ch.inncoy L Filley, of Missouri, Thomas C. Phut of New York, John M. Forbes, of Massa- chusetts, and William E. Chandler, of New Hampuhirii. As yet but three of thoue goutlo- nien nro kuoivu to have prepared plans, viz.: Chandler; .Forbes aud Martin. Chaudler'a plans have beou already published, but it ia understood that ho has changed his mind on the subject, and will propone tho following: A representation of four delogatoa-at-large for each state; two for each congressional district; three addi'.ioual at larfie for every Republican senator: and three additional at large for every Republican representative in tho than existing congress. This would mako a total of delegates in the oonvoutiou assembled. Forbes' plau reduces tlio numbos of to about rive hundred. His plan ib to havo two at IILI--O for each st-ito; one for each inal district; ono additional at largo for each Itepul-lican senator, and one ad- ditional at large for each Republican ropro- nuiit-jtive. -Martin's plan would give S5S dole- delegates at large for each slat-, one delegate each congressional dis- trict, and to each Mtato ona delegate for every voii A cast Cor president in MISS Continued Ercitement In St. Louis (Her the Alleged Abduction Case. Detailed Stories by the Landlady of the Houaa tmd the Girl HeraeK The Police Are Ready and Able to Arrest tho Four Toung Men. Widely Varyinsr Theories as to Whether Zerolda Went or WH Lead Aitray. Hnnior that the Young. Lady Two Vuurn Ago Attempted HuicWe. liollan-'s FREIGHT TRANSFER Will attend to General Freight and City Ejjress Bisiness Promptly, and answers oU calls at apy ttoe. Office in BUro' drug "tore. Telephone 67. __ LTJTZ BROS., ThePopnlkrMBrbloand Granite IXalers. A toe always on hane. Office and shop op- .po.ilte portofflce, Marlon, Iowa. haying. Call and see them hope of escape had beeu cut off and wuro oxciwd that thev did not know th''y liail reached the rotunda, 'f he rnpnrtur and tiivineu under- took the task of conducting them to the Fourth street door, but they hau to be forced along and piiMhed into tho street before they conld realize (hat thev had escaped death. The (rirls rushed accroes the sweet and found refuge in The Globe-Uemo- office. A large number of lady guesta as well as children aud gentlemrai took sbolter in Tho Globe-Democriit building. All of them wore clad in thoir the build- ing was thoroughly Jieatwl at thai hour aud they were at once made comfortable. While all this going on the flromen wore lighting the tiro. Th.iy attacked it from all sides and at List in (Siuquering the flames and cdntiningtiioiu to their original urea, the kitclioti, and the it aud just adjoining. Their work uuved tho real building and saved the loss.of many lives. At t> o'clock, two a [tor the breaking out of the lire, the engines were dismissed and tho fire was out. Then there came a Humming up of tho dead and injured. The only dead found were Dennis Ii.ijiunii and Kcbcbe Carlo, Ital- ians. Thfv woro sleeping in the help's quarter. 1'liey were found uead in their beds, where they had suiViieaied by the dense Btnoke. Carlo Was a put-wawhof and Kajjonti was employed in the kitchen. Their bodies woro terribly blackened and burnod. Owen Murphy, employed in the kitchen, was sleeping iu aroom io the third story, immediately above the en- ICino house, wheio the tiro broke out He awoke uluiust suffocated by the smoke. Ho jumped out of the window to the roof of the storehouse and then lowered himself byavope, used for hoisting meat Ui tho alloy. I'ho end of the roof was ou tiro, and Murphy burned his hands suverely. After reaching tho alley he w.tndorod about the streets in his underclothing aud bare feet in a half- bewildered state, and was almost freezing when he was taken into The Globe-Democrat oilice and given a ebair by one 01 tlie heaters, Jennie and Annie Comer, elderly scrub-women, were cut and bruised iu the excitoruout of getting away. Julia Himsol, tho head laundress, had her right ankle broken, aud shrieked with agony nntil the arrival of Dr. Leslie, who sot tho broken limb. She stated that she made her way to the window of tho room where ehe sleeping aud Mas told to jump. Sho did so, thinking it was only a foot or two. She lauded on tno roof ovor iho office, sixteen feet below. Frank in tlie kitchen while making his eHCapo in his bare feet, stop- ped ou a piece ol' glass and cut au ugly gash on the sole of hiu right foot A lot of others received alight injuries. Dr. Sigesmuud and wife were occupying room No. 4'-0. Until yesterday there was no fire-escape in his room. His wifo becoming alarmed in consequence of the Milwaukee lire, he had ont put in. He wae awakenod by some one knocking on his room door. People were running through tlie hallway, which at tttat time was filled with emoka On asking as to tho beet means to get ont the doctor was advised to jump from tho windowa, but he concluded not to adopt tlie advice, and succeeded iu finding his way to_the ground iloor. Gov. Fhelps occupied room No. on the first tloor. He was oue of tho first awakonou, and quickly dressed and appeared in tho hallway outaide his room as cool and calm aa if nothing had happened. Ho to work oalm- ing the ladies, wno -were lushing frantically up aud down the hall and brought them into hia room, which was free from emoka "Don't bo frightened, ladies; tho firo is out ind there U not a particle of danger. Just sit down aud tha confusion will be all ovor in a few the governor said, after ho had got thorn ont of the hallway. He then made another trip into the lobby and quieted some of the working girls who were hau orazed wiiju fright. Before do- ing this he Haw the firemen at work and con- cluded that thoy could confine the fire to the cook-house and tho few rooms surrounding it. Among the gueaU at the hotol were a family who wero at the Newhall houso whon it burned. Tho chief feature of tho fire was the excitement it produced. On tho utroots were groups of mon and -wornon shivering in the cold. Ono man wifrS clad hi an nndorahirt and an overcoat None of them had hoad-eovering. Ono man had a handkerchief around hia oara and no shoes or aocke on. A grand endeavor was made by all to borrow shoes. Damage to hotol property about to th.0 auction firm about J'JfJ.uw, all covomd by Lut evening flit workmen eagtgtf iiloi in that delogntos to H Ka- publican convention should reprusoiit Repub- lican and nut, ar prtiaent, a popula- tion without regard to politics. In conversa- tion on tlie to-day he said that all tho plant, propoffd so far but his are unjuntto the growing statori, because thoy make no allow- ince for increase of population within ton years. They are also unjust to Kepiibhcan whii-fi should certainly have larger rep- ST. Louis, Jan. oity.ia still greatly excited over the Zorolda Garrjaon affair, and opinion is about ovoiily .dividodj as to whether the girl wae or wag not a free agent during her recent sojourn at the house of Hme. Levy, on WaahingUiu street, where remained during her absence from home sincs tho tith Lnst lime. Levy saya iiho will awear tho girl was a willing captive, arid her whole story clashes with that told by Garrison, lime. Levy has boon in the habit of renting rooms to single gentlemen only. She says that about two weeks ago four young meu of per- haps of age, rented her; two up-staira rooms, Thoy said thoy were employed by tho telephone company, hut did not give their names. Saturday afternoon a weok ago two of the young men came in, and she thought uhe heard a woman's voice thoy wont up-stairs. Soon after one of them camo down and told her that "Frank's wife" had The young man alluded to aa "Frank" was'.absout at the timo, and did uot return until jtho following Wednesday. His companions gjivo up one of tho rooms to tho yonng lady, and; accompanied hor when sho went out for her meals, tho whole party going north on Eighth atreet When "Frank" returned Mrs. Levy toW him that his wife had arrived, and hQ answered that ho had no wife, and that tlie "boye must'have put up a job ou him." Levy thinks that the othor jwo men saw Frank and told him what to Bay, IH he explained later that he had a wife, and that he had been only joking. She thinks they had also forced Miss Garrison to recognize him as her husband, sfi when they met the young lady put out her hand to him with evident re- luctance. Aliss Garrison was still allowed to retain her room alone, and on Thursday all tho inou left except "Frank." and he too, seemed to become alarmed after reading the moruuig papers, and left thu place. Mrs. Levy saw the newspaper' accounts in the evening, and hocnme convinced that her lodger was the missing girl She at once di- rected Mixs Garrison to the police station. Tho young man "Frank" came in while the tives wore iu tho house, aud told her to tell the whole story. He was arrested by the of- ficers, but it appears was subsequently, for some reason, roleaied. He as Frank Moore. Another HuKhos, alias a --wyil-knowu tmof, whose piotnrc adorns the rogues' galleries in soverul metropolitan cities, went to tho Garri- son housui aud lold them he wuuid turn up the Kirl for He was arrested, and, although it is alleged ho was one of tho quartette, he, too, was released soou after buing token into custody. Hughes' name is well known to the police, and he been given a place in the rogue's gallery in Chicago, where he is known a pickpocket, cuntideOiv man, and gunm-..! thief. Heru in St. he has been several but being a udud in r t vagrancy was charged against him that ho was a peddler by occupation, driving a wagou at times. Seldom, however, did Hughes' anil his hands by handling vegetables, and in the summer lime when at home he was oftonor found loitering in the parks than along the highways shouting his wares. As a maahor hoodlum -rew who loaf around the lleru in ftt. no uas in.eu times upon charges of vagrancy, but very sick gentleman he always hiicc evading the rock-pilo- His plea when .'uHOtitation rhan Democratic states iu a itepub- lican convention. "Nearly all of the tlele- ____ ___......................________ .__ gaten ford rant were from Democratic I Union markets on Saturday nights he haa had said no, "which shows that anything like the of a reputation. Ho is nearly al- pninent IUVH.M could be too ruatlily manipa- i dresaed well, and being of trim build and fated by tin- machine. This could not happen underfill upi'-.'i-tin.iinor.t regulati-d by the Ke- pnblican vote ol' a stite unless the majoritgof the Republicans conjonted. Tlio pres- ent syMljni of roprurtcntAlion in tho nor- thern st.iten gives one delegate to Ktipnblii-iui votes in Nevada, and only onu di'lt'n'ate votoR in Ohio. O'nder my nlim, Nevada would linvo six dole- gatcs, each, rcpiwi'iiting Republican and Wi'isld get fit'ty-six delegates, each one reptvs.jnti.iK vokw. 1'ork would I'm.1 iniinlior ol' represonta- each reinvsenting votus; i'i: iiiisylvunia would bo entitled to Hixty-nine oif'li ntpreheuting votes; iiid Illinois fifty Jolegaturi, roprodont- volen eadl. In the northoru otate.1, under thit- plan, representation wouM bai neariy equal, except in ono or two of tho smaller stairs. .Each delegate would repre- sent an 'ivunige of Republican votes. In the fialtrt the doK'gaUiu would repro- aent from to eacn. The quoxtion of where the next convention shall IKI hold will lie the next important 1'or the of the committee, but this will probably not be decided nntil next year. Nuii'J of thuYnombern now hero will a for any particnlan city, though lliere is even now coitsidorablo talk ou the sub- ject. It seems to be iindursroocl that it will not be Chicago. Cincinnati is trying 10 get it buen HuggosKxl as a removed from the looal political intniKiiiva wdicli go sb far to nnjiruss thoir strungth npou a convention in tho interest of certain er.ndidates, but prowunco of au with an entire colony of polit- ical rilnceiiolderH will doubtless prevent any nucli selection. Tho gentlemen horo say tho couvoiitinn will ho linltl in the west. Consider- able talk iH hoard in regard to tho probable resignation of ex-Senator Dorsoy, who still re- tains the position of Mocrotary of the commit- tee, but no ono cun be found who has hoard lUiything beyond thu sugguation that it was likely to ho done. The membarsof tho commit- tee here evince a manifest disinclination to talk on ttio subject. THBEE HOTDEED BUSHED. XrivH of a IIoIovanHt. Briefly Tele- from Very Mea- gre tlcjiort. ST. rETEusBDRa, Jan. Dnring a por- formanco yesterday at the circus in choiT, Russian Poland, a firo broks out, and before the operators could oecy.pe the wholo structure was ablaze. Threo hundred per sons poriubod. Beraitcheff, or Bordiczew, is a city of about people, situated in tho province of Volhynia, in Poland, twenty-four miles from Jitomir. The city iapld nnd poorly built, but is the Boat of cousidor.iljlo oom- morco. population is largely of Jews and it is celebrated throughout Uussiau Poland for its great fairs, four of which azo held every year. Tlie UUwau MrfWAOKEE, Jan. What romamed of four bodies were Saturday taken from the ruins of tho Newhali homo at Jtilwankee, as were also thrc-o gold vtebin. A dozen bottles ot champagne wore recovered, with tho wine ap- parently uninjured, but tho basket containing them had been burned to a crisp. Tho Lincoln guards, of Milwaukee wore present at the Nowhall house rains ytotnrday to reliovo the police force. Eighty were at work on tho dobris. Jay Gould S5M for tho relief, and tha Wostarn Union Telegraph company In' all eighteen bodies have been recovered from the mini. never attempted suicide.. She has not been iu New York for nine years, ier father took her to Europe, and on hor re- urn she Now York, aud I am poai- ive she has not be'en hero aiuce. She watt then july (5 yowa of age. 1 can speak authoritatively )ecaase I know. I know nothing more about he story of the abduction thau what I have ead in the papers, as letters have not yet had ime to reach me. Tho accounts in tho newe- papora appear to differ very much, aud I am artain every thing will be explained satisfac- torily. She may not have been as prudont aa no older person would havo boon, but I am nro things will torn out right the commodore added, "I know what I am talk- ng about, and Miss Garrison never attempted suicide. I would certainly have hoard of it if lything of the kind had happened." Charles Delmouico was asked if he romom- )orod the circumstances attending tho alleged attempt of Zerolda Garrison to commit suicide about two years ago by throwing herself from a train on the Hudson River railroad at Man- lattauvillo. 3Ir. Dolmonicosaid: I read ho account of the abduction, I remarked to ono of my guoste that Mias Garrison wan un- doubtedly tho same girl who attempted suicide ,wo years ago. Some goutlouien present said ,hoy thought I was right Tho account of the attempted suicide is about as follows: A oi: the road, somewhere near One Hundred and Twenty-fifth utreet and Eleventh avenue, noticed a young girl in a carriage driving near the track. She got out and waited some time for the train, and aa it came in she tore off her jewelry with which sho was well supplied, and after throwing it away attempted to throw horaolf in front of the train. She was arrested befora could carry out her purpose, ami wan takcu to some police stiition-honso aud to a hospital I don't remi'mbor anything more definite. I think an account of the atfiiir was pulilielieO, am] to the beat of my belief it was ibis St. Louia girL" having a rather pleasant appearance he made many a mash, and his companions look upon him "as quite a great man iu that particular. Of late, for some reason, he has uot been troubled by the police, although he has (lono no work, laying around saloons waiting for somo good job to turn up. Nothing is known of Moore. Tho police reloamid both men early Saturday, aud tin's gives golor to the impression that the family were unwilling to prosecute them in tlie courts. The theory which mostly obtains now is that tho girl became the subject of uncontrollable impulse, and sought tho com- panionship of strangers in preference to thoso of her own social standing. The girl sticks to hor original story. She says that after leaving the Fifth street car Saturday aho continued along Caroudelet avenue 111 tho direction pointed on: to hor -by the car-starter until reached the Aloxian Brothers' hospital. Two moucame from some small houmis across the street. One of them waa a blonde a heavy man. Tills man came up to hor and aaked her whoro she waa going. Sho repulsed him, wiion he rotortod: "WoQ, you neod not be so pert. I know whero you are going. It is to the convent; but come with mo, Til take you to a better placo." The young lady bocamo alarmed and started to run away, but the man caught her by tho ahonldor, and a handkerchief saturated with chloroform was held to hor face. She lost consciousooas, and when she regained her aensos waa iu a room unknown to her. There wan food and wine upon u table, and traahy booka were scattered about 6oon a woman entered the placo aud Miss Garriaon asked tha moaning of hor situation. In reup.mso eho waa addressed au Mrs, Arnold aud told that her huabai.d had hroughther there to bo taken care To tho protestations of ilias Qarriaon tho woman made no roaponso, but poured oul some wino, which waa refused by the young lady, and then wont out, locking tho door. A littlo later the man who had spoken to Miss Garrison on the atratit oamo in aud gave hor to understand that if she remained quiol no harm would bo dono hor, and he told hor to write to hor family and toll thorn that sho bo released if money woro paid, but aho was too weak to write at the timo, and he went away saying he would givo hor another oppor- tunity. He camo again Thursday, and nhe wrote a, lottor according to his dicfcition. Sho remained a prisoner until Friday after noon, when the woman who was hor keeper entered tho room and askod hor if her name wero GarriHon. Upon being assured in the aflirmative, tho woman said she was sorry ah( had boen inatrnmontal in dotalning her, ani offered to roloaue hor. She thon led iliss Gar- rison out into an alloy aud showed hor how to roach tho Third ffifltrict elation, which was near hy, Tbe theory that tho girl was not detainer against hor will is sustained by statements of diamtorcsUju1 parries. Tho cashier and wait- era in a respectable restaurant not far from Mrs. Levy's state that llias Garrison, whom thoy describe in an unmistakable manner, vis- ited their .placo daily, sometimes alono, ant sometimes accompanied by a young man. The newsdealer also testified that sho visited hia frtore Pevoral times during the weok, and Fri day morning she went thoro aloue and pnr chased a copy of which hook was found in the rooms she occupied. Tho police havo boon very roticont, but Satorilav the officially made ic known they ivero aolo ant ready to promptly arrest fho illogod abdnct- ora, aud would do so as anon as the Garrison family expressed .a determinatioti to proao- outothem. NEW YOEK, Jan. 0. K Garrison, who ia the grantlunclo or Zerolda GarrisOD, wan asked yesterday whether it was true that Miss Garrison was the young who somo time ago attomptod to commit am ciile.by throwing .herself under a. tram on tha Lf.i.luAn TJIirni. rt Ufltr1 nn Kiver lie. I kiior my said ha, uiaoa MAHONE, Tho Power of the fclreat Reftdjuster Waning in the Senate. CINCINNATI, Jan. Washington special to Tho Enquirer Mahone'e power iu the senate is fast slipping away, and the indica- tions now arc that hon.ni! Biildloborgor, instead of dictating to tho it the wring executive sonaion of the scuiato, will bo tlirtiet into the background. Mahono'a mind has not boon cuay ainco tho recent Muub- which Mahono invited by moddling with the contemplated appointment of Mosby to a district judgoship in Virginia. Bo- fore that Washington was hardly largo enough for Hahono's airs. He was going to do one thing and another to emnhasizo bin mriHtery over the adminiotration und tho senate, his purpose with tJie senate being to forco tho nomination of Gurham by the Republican cau- cus for the socreraiyHhip of that body. Gor- hnm's rolatioti with Mahone, tho advocacy of whileOorliam wan in control, >md tho aeuat1.' denJ-litck two years ago, brought about by ifulmno holding tho last ovor tho Republican cnncns, aro all well remomburud. tiurham still proclaims tlie caucus nomineu, aud Jlnliono until verv Intcly was threatening to reverse tho majority in the Monato by casting tho votes of himself and HiddlelMrrfer with tlie Domocruts, at tho spring reorganization, unless the Eo- publicaiiH Hhoold jtnn J by Onrhiim. Republican complaint at this autocracy has boon of long atanding. Gorham ia acarcoly with the Democrats. No ono has fault to iind with tho present sonata organization except upon parMsan grounds. Quito .1 number of Repub- licans, among them Edmunds, hold Mahono in contempt, and Tvmild willingly ignoro him and votp to maintain tho present orguiiyatiou, leaving tho committees undftr Republican con- trol and tlio senate pfticera wiUi Uio Democrats, Partisan considerations, and tha fact of Ala- hono having a voto which might determine nn issnu upon a strict party division, havo uutil in a few days prevented uiuiafiuitory uu'lerstaniling. Cut oua has at last reached, so..it ia said, upon good author- ity, by which Mahnna and Riddloborger upon tho reorgiinization question will voto in tho air. The Democrats do not want their votow. The liupoblicana, whilo uot caring epociully for thorn, might be embarrassed by their opposi- tion. So ittr. Beck and Mr. Bayard aro hatd to havo agreed, upon questions of reorgatiization, to voto with the Republicans whenever Mahone and Biddloborgor may vola with the Democrats, thus offBOtting the dofection. Mr. Ileek and Mr. Kayard have been st'leotcd for this pur- pose because of tho special nphasis witch prominent votes would give to uiO Democratic pnrpOHU uot to accept tbo asaifltunce nf repudi- ators utiou party questiona. The probable ro- Biilt will be the maintoaanco of tlie proiout aonato org.inizition, both in committoes and offices, aud tho cloation of Mr. Authouy (Ko- president pro teuiporo. nroprlatod to its reliaf. funds, he said, were forwarded from Anwrioa for tho removal 3f 1-j.r.dlordinm, which wan the cause of the famine, and landlordism mutt bs gent put of Ireland, bag and baggage, Dublin CasUe had committed tho seven deadly mna, which would inevitably damu it When England wad OD- raged in war with a powerful foo. then, por- fmps, would bo opportunity. Refer- ring to Jlr. Errington'B mission to Rome, said Ireland could no more be ruled from Rome thau from London. GRANT AOT GOULD. Tbe Sun'M Comment on the Hexlcira Treaty. NEW YOBK, Jan. Snn'a Washington upecial saya: Tho mystery hanging over tho tho conduct of Qua. Grant and Sunor Romoro in regard to tha Mexican reciprocity treaty haa boon cleared away. Grant, in his efforts to tho treaty ratified, ia but tho agent of Jay Gould. There is a struggle for the control of tho railway systems of Mexico between Gen. Palmer, of the Denver 4 Bio Grande, who represents the of the Mexican Nation- al railroad and Jay Gould. Also tho of Huntingtun are arrayed againnt tho Moxican Central aud Atcbiuon, Topeka Santa Fe ran roads. Tho Mexican National and the Mexican Central have subsidies. Gould and Huhting- have no subsidies or but littlo of them. 'With the subsidies tho subsidized roada can be Gould aud Hundngton can only kill their competitors by killing thoir subsidies. Hence the achomo of reciprocity. This achome, if established, would leave tlie Mexican Gov- ernment without tho ability to pay its guar- antees because tho rovonucs from its imports would bo cut off, and those are pledged lor Dubsidk'3. Northern Mexico would be very triad to havo an excuse to atop paying the sub- hidii'S, soeing that tho roads aro already built to several important points and cannot be away. The companies trying to ne- gotiate mo'ro bonds to complete them, but if Gould can prevent these negotiations ho kills the roads and builds up his own. Reciprocity is now the cry of Grant, but ho only shouts for that silent aud insatiable monopolist, Jay Goulrl Gcnoral Cani'lo, ono of tho commwaionora appointed by Mexico to negotiate a commercial treaty, has arrived in Washington, and called upon Graut and Troscott in company with liomoro. ______.____________ A PEEE FIGHT. A MASSES EOESEWHIPPSD. Dr. Bnddtncton JtecoiveH a tlou at the Hands of an Outraged Father. CHICAOO, Jan. 15. Dr. George C. Bnddington, tlie whose connection with the disappearance of the girl Annie I-oftus Jackson, formed the sub- ject of much sensational gossip a few weeks igo, waa horsewhipped1 in the Mattoson Houso Saturday afternoon by Mr. S. li Peakc, whoso daughter it ia allegad he attempted to soduco. Tho young lady. Miss Lizzie Poako, an attract- ive brunette, formed tho acquaintance of Bud- dington some timo ago, and soon bocamo iu- faiuatod with him. The intimacy involved tho usual correspondence, secret moottngs, etc., mid was discovered by an older sistor just in time to provout a disastrous result Once ad- visctl of tho real facts, Mr. Poake lost no timo in viaiting upon tho scoundrel jnat aud condign puniuhmont. .1 Scandal Involving; Senator 310- NEW Yonx, Jan. Joseph 0. Eusling, >f Pennsylvania, haa begun a suit in tho United States circuit court iu New York against United Statoa Senator John 11 Jlcl'herson, of Now Jersey, iu which ho makaa aomo rather levcre charges against tho lattor. The com- plainant sets forth, in brief, that tho nenator wia interested in certain patents for improving tho condition of cattle on railroad trains, and that whilo no interested be induced tho com- plainant to lobby for legislation by congress which should compel the use of theao or tiiuii- lar patents. It ia alleged that a company was fonuod to uso or diapoae of euchDatenta, and that llcPherson was in negotiation with it whilo tho legislation was pending. In conclu- lion the complaint asks that the senator bo ro- quired to answer to certain interrogatories, tud that bo bo required also to give an ac- counting of hia transactions. An Avalanche. avalanche of mow 300 yards wido and 100 yarda long, and twenty feet doep came down Mosquito moun- tain a diatanca of yards, carrying every- thing before it Two moo were hnrlod- Sown tho mountain aide a distance of SOU feet and buried beneath the snow. After an hour's irork both woro extricated, bruised and frozen, ia a terrible matinor. Their recovery .ia doubtful. A ISinpnlar Affair. CLEVELAND, Jan. F. Bush, a wagon- maker in this city, drove a crowd of mischiev- ous boys out of his shop. They went to tho roar of the building, pushed a long iron rod through a hole in the wall, and gouged ont one of his eyes. Address, LONDON, Jan. Davitt addressed in iinmenne audience hi Liverpool Saturday. He referred to tho distrefis in Ireland, and to the proposal that the league f unda uhuuld be up- A Klotowsi Heocjitlon Accorded While to Jtecture at OMhnra. LONDON, Jan. appeared at Oldham lant ovouiog to deliver an address on tho Iriah question. Whou he commenced to speak ho was howled down by au organized gang, who attempted to storm tho platform, but were re- pulsed with chairs by tho occupants of the platform. A free fight followed, chair-legs and brass knuckles being tho principal weapons. Many persons were hurt Davitt called the diaturlwra a cowardly crew, and do- claroil that if twenty men would follow him he would clear tho h.'.llof the gang He there- upon advanced toward the mob, hut was re- atraiurj by policemen. Addressing his oppo- nents again, Davitt said they woro miserable, contemptible, cowardly dogs. When they sitting in taverns, he said, ho wan lighting tho British government. They wore drunken blaclignardt, nud wuro a disgrace to too name of Nationalists. If Ireland was made np of suc-h sho would earn the contempt of tlie civil- ized world. He had traveled throughout England, and Englishmen, although his eiicmitut, hail given him a hearing. What a apcctaclo for the English, ho oxclaimod, was alfiiriled bv thoso professors of black- guardism at a film; when Ireland was asking for solf-guvornmont. The police finally suc- ceeded iu rcniovitg the disturbers from the hall, A voto of thanks to Davilt was then passed, tho meeting ahortly -afterward adjo'imcd, ILLINOIS. Possibility of a Bolt Asalnat Gov. Cnllom. Jan. 15. The Tribnno'a Springflold special saya: It is curreutlv reported that as many as liftofln Ko- pnbliuaua will refuse to accept tho decision of the cuncns, and will decline to vote for Gov- ernor Cullom. Iu thia lint aro included tho ton membcru of iho house who voted for tho ineli- gibility -resolution, and Senators Hunt aud Adama. Tha; there will bo a bolt now sooma more than probable, but It must bo a matter of con- jecture >s to what length it will bo carried. In no event aa it is likely to result in tbo election of a Democrat, as the disaffected Republicans have no to send a Democrat to tho aenate, but, oven if it does not go that far, tho rosuUJcannot of being disastroua to the party, and the prediction is frooly made that a bolt In this matter will disrupt the party in thia state, auO give it to the Democracy iu 1SS4. the tie. LONDON, Jan, high political scandal of tlie day ia: How came Lord Brabourne, formorly Mr. Knatchbnll-Hugosson, by his peerage? About two months ago Lord B.-a. bouruo d.jsertod tho government partially. 01 one or two occasions, whereupon a letter ap- peared, signed "An Old saying that IK importuned, or politely blackmailed Mr. Glad- stone into making him a peer. This he indig- nantlv denied, quoting a letter of Mr. Glad- stone" in his support During die week "An Old Whip" hits renewed tha charge, and tho lie has pasicd i'.i print iu plain tenna, amid great excitement in upper political circlew. It is ont of th. wo iu which, a few years ago, a duu would havo been unavoidable. It has not ye appeared who it is is concealed behind the pseudonym of "An OU Whip." If made pub- lic, ic probably must bo soon, it will be found to be GrolT'ille Berkley. WASHINGTON-, Jan. tho senate Jfr. Ingalla introduced a bill for the appointment of seven commisnionorsfrom civil life to invea tigato and report on the aubjccl of railroai! transportation, at a compensation of S10 po dav and traveling exponaeft. The house passed tlio pension appropriation bill, which aetti aside oosidos an nncxp-jnded balance of and the fortification appropriation bill, which covors Tlio speaker laid before the house a letter from tho clerk, calling attention to the necessity of making some provision for tho in- creased representation iu the next cougresa. GladMtone'H LONDON, Jan. Gladstone's illnoei i: the chief subject of homo interest Hia illnos ia solely due to a cold and the want of tleop. The latter is aorions, since hitherto Mr. Glad- stone has commanded sleep at will, like Bona- parte. Mr. Gladstone haa always been able to sleep anywhoro and at any time. The family are uot anxious respecting and no doctor is iu regular attendance. Avoidanco of work and a chango to a southern climate are er- pectod to oifect a complete restoration of hia health. at Htonffhton, Win. 8io0GnTON-, Wia., Jan. flra started in tho largo main building of Mandt'a extoueiva wagon and sleigh factory Saturday at 4 p. m. Seven large buildings were burned, and moat of the contents, consisting of expensive and a largo quantity of rnanuiac- tnred and'unmaTiufiictnroa stock was destroyed, Tho loss b estimated at from to 000. Tho insurance is from A Statue to tlie French Imperial. Jan. iitatue of tho French prince imperiil, erected Woolwich byanb- KcriptionK from officers and men of tho British army, unveiled by. the prince of Walea. LARIMER, WHOLESALE DEALEB is Wagon Wood Material, Superior Barbed Fence Wire, Etc., Etc. MISS LIVIMSTQKB. Sensational Developments In the Tfew York Breach-of-Promise Case. The Defenaa Introduces a Coachman Who Tells a Strange Story. Nsw YOBE, Jan. tho Livingstone- .lonu'ujj hrcach-of-promise caao, which re- sulted in a verdict for tho plaintiff for the full amount of damages for the defeudaut has obtained from Judgo Cullon, in the Kings county supreme court, a stay of proceedings and an order for tho plaintiff to show cause why a new trial should not Tantod. The argument will be heard on the J2d hist before Calvin F-. Pratt proc.-'odings are based upon the affidavits of Mr. Fleming, Archibald W. Cornelius, form- erly employed gardenor and coachman for the Bliss family, and Adolph Anderson, life-long acquaintance of CorueUua_ In hia affidavit Coruelius avora that lie was on very intimate terms with Miss Livingstone at Toms river N. J., beginning in March, and that he frequently, thereafter met her at various places by appointment Ho Bubslautiutes hia assertions by the pro- duction of about fifteen letters, alleged to have boon written by Livingstone to him, all of which aro included in tho papers before the court Tlie following ara a fow extracts from some of the loners; "If Mr. B. dueaning Mr. Bliss) does notcomo home to-t.igut, go up very early to tho bluo- rooui, in order to rise at About lio'clock you can go to your room or sleep ou the sofa. Pk-iwo destroy all my notes, and don't throw in, the Sea how I trust yon, but you, boing 1 man, are apt to be more careless than a woman would be. It appears that the frequency of the two hem" together in questionable places aroused the of the old folks, of whom aha spoke irreverently at and Coruelius ueeinod to be worrying and failing in health at forced separations, an she writes: "Promise me to oat something at every meal, willyoir; Have I not. enough to worn- me without worrying about you not eating? It you care for inc in tho leant, eat at evory meal some little thing to nourish you. It you are unhappy, cast vonr whole burden ou God. to me early to morrow morning. Boddou (Mrs.-----) will no: be hero. I feel so sorry for you. That iri all Tear this. Some of hor letters aro written in a despond- ent' mood, while others aro quite lifihthoartod. In ono she saya: "Did vou ever road, or hoar, or know of any vouug girl being abused aii 1 am? Vf hat a m Durable life for mo W lead. I hate deceit and yet they force me to it They make me bac'l and hateful, no that sometimes I don't care whether I am dead or not. I will expect you in B.'a library, ao yon can leava easily a'ud say you went to the bath-room." lioddeu, an old teryaut, is frequently men- tioned, aud she having had her weather-eye opened on actions of tho young people, they coucoctud divers plans of gelling nd of her. ilisij Uyingiitone in ulnioat evory letter coachoa Cornepus what to say in cauo he if questioned by her parents. Being solicitous regarding Cornelius health ahe advised him u> go away and rest t'ora-week or two. Again aho writes: pu: a dreadful your bod a short time ago.never dreaming that they would be found, but that old mother hunts evory- It wiiM tliia lottor which caused Cornelius1 discharge. On the facts coctiined in tho above letters, which were identified by -Mr. Fleming as in the handwriting of Miss Livingstone, he expocto to get a reversal of tho decision, and to have her indicted for perjury in stating that ahe never had intercourse with any other than Fleming. In his affidavit Conielina a.iys: "The plain- tiff, Alice Livingstone, was iu the habit of writ- ing mo letters aud putting them in my for mo to see and receive, and it was understood between us that she was to put all her com- munications in writing and and leave them under my pillow, and 1 would find them The lottc'ra and writings which aro annexed are iu hor handwriting, and aro a few of the letters and written communications I have re- ceived iu tho manner described. Tho manner in which my intimacy with Miss Livingstone came to bo found out bv lira. Blius waa aa fol- lows: One Sunday afternoon in June, 1S30, Mr and Mrs. Bliss and 1 had been over to the beach near Cludwick's place, and when we camo home Mrs. Blisa went into my room and found a letter written bv Alice, Then there WAS a scene, iuid I left thoir em- ployment that very day. 1 havo frequently toon Mra. Bliss i-fticu I have been away from there. I only saw tbo girl Miss Livingstone, once since then, that was November, I mean November, ISSi It wau at the Conti- nental hou-1, in the city of New York. Mrs. Blii-s called where was working, and told me to come to tho Continental hotel: that Alice wanted 10 BOO me. J went there, aud Alice and I woutoutforawalk She then began to tell nio about thin case, and wanted mo to testify That 1 told her 1 could not do that, aud then she asked me not to do her any harm." Tho girl is of that illustrious family of Liv- Ingatonen to which belonged Hobert Living- stone, Mr. JelTeraou'u minister to France, aud Edward Livingstone, Mr Jackaon'a secretary of state It seems that the girl was born on tbe Livingstone manor, the very apot where Gen. Montgomery aud Kobort Fulton spent their time after intermarrying with tlie Liv- ingstones. Livingatone, too, was a framor of the declaration of indepeudenco. This girlap- pears to havo a reatless mother, who, after be- coming a Livingstone, waa not satisfied with seeing her name iu the papers at tlio frequent fashionable weddings in New York, where everybody acorns to bo named Livingstone on. one side or the otbcr, but aho went off and married another man, whose name not being Livingstone, soon became ropulaivo to her. Sho drifted around from hotel to hotol suppos- ing that everybody hero wanted to marry a LivingHtono of some kind The girl waa intro- duced as Miss Livingstone at tho Everett houao the Sprigler house, and various other places; but such was tho corrupt character of this age that the word Livingatone excited none of those surprises which it had beou wont to raise among tho pai-voua families of the motropolis from the oarliout tiuics._ So the mother was looked upon as a withstandiug ahe carried tho grand name of Livingstone upon her shoulders. ttndden Death of Fort. LACON, HL Jan. L. Fort died Saturday evening. Ho waa an early set- tler in Marshall coniity, and hold several offices, including that of songrouiiman. Ho was chief- quartermaster of General Logan's corpa, and participated in Sherman's march to the sea. His illness was only or i.evon hours duration. He was in hia usual health aud was outdriving one of hia young horsoa when he -was seen to fall from tho conveyance, aud waa found in an. unconscious condition, from which he never recovered DlHHMtrous Fire. NEENAH, Wls., Jan. fire which started in Gaffncy'a store, Sunday morning, quickly spread to the ;Poitibone block, later at- tacked the KuHBoll house and postoflice, all of which, together with tlio National bank and several stores, were eoon reduced to creating a losa which ia estimated at (So Near, and. Yet 80 Knr. OJJAHA, Jan. safe hi a gambling-honm in this city, containing in money and a number of watches aud diamonds, had been nearly drilled through by burglars, when an employe of the den raised a third-story windov and cadod the police. Tlie Standard. OH Company's WABHCTOTOX, Jan. secretary of. tho interior baa reqneated tho military authorities to remove the barb-wiro fences constructed in Indian Territory by the Standard Oil COM-. pany.   

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