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   Evening Gazette, The (Newspaper) - January 17, 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 Irisl Point Lace! These Gooils are all New Styles and Patterns. NEW YORK STORE How their Highneases and the Hon- orablos Disported Themselves. lias Co., Wholesale Mannfoctmers of FINE SHOES. Corner First St. aM Second CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA. We Manuftctnre For fte Retail We And Have NO SECOMADE GOODS, THE TO- TO- Too- Too- Two- Two- C L O T H I E R S AND Gents' Furnishers, ASE SO-CALLED. Tboir maKnlacent new store being nt corner SKCONDSTKEETANDSKCOJiUAVKNl'l segfiit Pates Already received, to arrive durtDfl month Jtmuary. IJII-KO Hue of READY-MADE CLOTHING, Hats, Caps, Neckwear, Etc Agoots for the celebrated WILSON IJKO.'S SHIRTS. Bemember the "Nobbiest Store in in Calder's new block, just acres from Postoffice. Huston Dealers in All Kinds of And WhoU-Httle In Butter. Cheese and Flour Agents Onondaga Dairy Salt COMMON-SENSE ENGINE COMPANY 7. CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY PRICE, 3 CENTS. THEIR EOTAL NIBS. 'ho Tour of the Marquis of Lome mid the Print-ess Louise. Vn EnterprlMluu Ueuorter Ficked np a tew ItomH un the Wuj-. Jsn. Marquis of Lome id the Princess Louise have pussed through is citv on route to Charleston, South Caro- lina, by way of Richmond, Virginia. They .aroo from St Louis, having spent time u the Pacific coast Two sleeping coaches, ne of them tho private car of the Priticenf aud a dining and baggage car made up ie train engaged to transport His Km-al Nibe rom St Louis. The apartments .were fur- ishod with every luxury which royalty ro- uiros, and tho attendants of tho marquis ud his wife were ready to do tlioir master's and mistress' bidding. His lordship nd her highness had tho rear coach all te "loinselves, and remained in their berths until train reached Vincennes, where was nerved in tho dining ear as the train spod long with lightning rapidity. The repnst was sumptuous one, and every thing in season nd out of season was presented to tbo royal alates. and quail, phe'asant, duck, in fact all inds of game and relishes, with delicious astry washed down with claret and sherry, lade the inner man and woman of the pre- ious pair feel good, and they wore so well leased with the inouu that the marquis gave he colored cook a SA> gokUpiccO to be divided with his assistants, the waiters at the tulilo. After breakfasting in the dining cnj Lome and lady retired to the privacy of their own oach and didn't show theniselvos until after he train reached when it had af ternoju the party will be driven to placoa of jaii. majesty'i Alp L'i'do arrived to convey ITUICOM Louise to Bermuda, Thepfii-j-.s of the Dido expected find tho princess here awailmg them. They usperionced very heavy weather on the triu from Bonnuda. Tho Dido is a small coi-vutto of tons burden. Shu has- twelve Kixty-four-pouud guns ind a crew of men The after-cabin-; havo been fitted up into five rooms for the princess and party, one room to be the I.nnct'ss' touduir, another the princess' bod- muiii, another n bed-room of two maids of heuor aunther for a bed-ronm of two maids, and the tifth room a dining-room. Many civil- are bc.-ing cxtuudud to (lie officers. A deer hunt is arrauginK for Thursday. GAEFIELD. He did uot Consider Hiinsplf an Availa- ble Candidate. Jan. letter written from Solon, Ohio, to The Philadelphia Press, has this gossip, coming from a porsouid iriour of ox-1'romdiiiit C'lartiuld: muriiiiit; Uartiold started for the Chi- cago convention ho and I walked into this shop, and he bought a pair of six-dollar trousers. Bo paid very little attention to his dross, and did not stfuin to know or c-aro much about his clothing, so long us ho was comfortable. We took breakfast together that day, and had a long talk about the possible outcome of thi convention. He was not deeply impressed witt Sherman's chances, aud 1 thought inclined de- cidedly to Bhdiie when his duty to the forinoi was complete enough te permit him to go to the "Plumed Knight" "How did he feel toward wus unalterably opposed to his nomina- tion. A friend wrote to him ou tho subject months before tho convention.and received a re- ply which will give you his views as to Oraut's candidacy. Hore is what he said: Fob. 0, DKAB JUDGK: lam glad, after so an interval, Grind Hotel Block. Cedur Kaplils In. Sam.. Holleni's FREIG-HT TKANSFES. Will attend to General Preiint aM City Eipress Business Promptly, nnd mmwem oil colli. at any time. OMce p BUM' ilrus store. Teluplione LtTTZ BROS., Popular MarWn and DenleM. A- flno.atook always on Offlw and op- jxwtte Marlon, IOWB. Call mid them buying. fhe 'enian or assassin. There is uothiiig about either Lome or hie wife which would indicate blue blood. He is a shoi-t, heavy-sot Scotchman, apparently about thirtv-tive or forty years of age. He id a few straggling hairs ou hio ipper-lip not likely to be mistaken fur .1 imis- jiche. A close-fittiug English suit of lilack ind brown plaid as lai-gi- as ihat of a cliecker- was his attire, and altogether his high- ue--s looked like a plain counti-y iiiruier who minded his own business. The prmre-s csn't >o liMidsoine, although is paid he ho best-looUiug of .Vicr nia's dLiugh- crs. She bas tue oval fiico of the Guelpli .mily, with a nose i-eseinblinti the eagle's jeak. Hov highness is of medium stout, and wore a blue nniiV veiling dress without any noticeable trimming. 'I'he royal cmiplo ai'e both iinite unassuiniug, and so'ai-e the ladies and gentlemen who up ,he partv. Their suite consists of Miss McXeill and Hervey, ladies in waiting to her royal lighness; Col. De of artillery aiid aide-de-camp; Mon, Col. Win. U. Kugnt, jiciitou.-Jlt S. "Josculyn Ur. Buiuutt, physician, aud Col. Tonrtclott, M A., com- nissioiK-J Cell. atl.rml tho royal on tlieir tour ui" this coniiiry. Wliile the marquis woiiiiln't talk, his f Mends. Colonel Bagot and Cuionel fViiiiiUH Do Wintou, tallied freely with your pli-nipotnu- tiary and reflected the opiiiions their roy.il master. They thougiit tin- ri-purter oasjht to satisfied with seeing thy with- out putting them in terror of ;in as no other man had enjoyed tho sumo priv- lege. "The marquis likes this conntry very much, and why shouldn't he, for the English mid Americans are all one "observed i'olonel IJagot, who is a yulllig iniiii, not over twenty-tinj ur twenty.svx yeai-b of agu, but who Wems to be on (he warm of the q neen's sou-in-law. ''He admiros your rail- Hvstom very much, and in that resuflct you are ahead was the neJSnd wise :-eulark of the colonel The yuttiig gentlemen reinforced by CoL DC Wiiitoii, gave an account of their trip since leaving Canada in September hut, which was of von- little interest tu anybody but tin; royal partv." They oulv Urried in two of the Viut'ed States, Hill Francisco and Santa liiir- bai-ii, CaL, and liavu spent mr.ch of tlisir time traveling or circuliLtinu' among the colonized r'riwejUtives of Johnny Hull in British Columbia. They havo Ijeeu v.ell every- where, and spea'k kindly of the Americans. All alnng the route-.-iMwdsut' people at the stations, including mull and women, to a peep at a real livo iirincesn, but wui-e till ainaujiointud. At .Milcholl. Seymour and North Vermin it seemed ii the whole had tni-ued out Small boys and even grown men would, whenever tiio trnin snipped, jump on the plat form and try to pL-ep in at the win- dows and dotTs, exclaiming in a tone of tlisap- piiiiitiui'iit. "Why don't his roval nibs give us a fiiok at his Ai N.inh Yoriion Colonel De Vt'intoa sent the tallowing to Windsor cattle, whei o a young prince has just boon born to the fluke Citautai.uht. "To HEB THE yuEEx: I am glad to hear of Her Duchess' safe confine- ment LOUISE." The trip to Louisville was uneventful nnd' the train compassed the distance from North Voniou to JeflVrsonville. fifty-one niiloi, in without a stop, in the remarkably quick tiiua of one hour ar.d ton minutes. The royal coaches, with the exception of the dininfi-car, were transferred to the Louis- ville, Cincinnati Lexington Ikiad, und the train spoil along withnnt delay to Lexing- ton, where ih.r journey will be ciintinned over the ChosijK-ako and Ohio HPIH! to ilichmoud. They may spend a day in ilidnnond but it is proOablo tho ride will not end until Charleston is reached, where the distinguished party will sojourn for several weeks. There is nothing remarkable about any of the roving royaltv, so far as personal appear- ance is concerned, (md the plainness 01 their attire is tho most noteworthy'feature. Tho servants arc as well dvc-st-od us their masters, but tbe haughtiues'i of manner of the latter would distinguish them at once. Some of the prominent members of tho company ex- pressed surprise at tlio gall of American news- paper reporters, but acknowledged that tho daily papers in tho states aro tho best iu tho world. Like all persons who are rocked in the cradle of nobility, they seemed to thick that one trouble with Americans is too much liuoriy and iv lamentable lack of veneration for persons above them in wealth and educa- tion. The disposition of our people te make fools of themselves over foreign potentates and celobrites was commented upon Dy Colonel the Honorable Bauot, and he thought their actions were somewhat inconsistent with their principles. Mrs. Langtry wae spoken of before a num- ber of the party, and the sentiment was that the Lily to say the least, indiscreet "What a pity llrs. Langtry acts as she said Colonel the Honorable Mr. Bagot. "but I don't boliove the woman has done anything wrong. Your American papers aro a little too hard on her; don't von think BO Mr. Reporter. RICHMOND, Va., Jan. The of Lome and the Princess Louise and suite ar- rived last night by the Chesapeake A Ohio railroad from Louisville. Quite a large crowd at tho depot Tho viceregal party drove to the Exchange and Ballard Tiotel where special aud extensive preparations had been made. The parlors occupied by the party are tho same as those occupied by the prince of Wales and suite when he visited Richmond in 15W. The distinguished visitors will remain here probably two days. To-dav duriue tho forenoon taoy will remain at the hotel and receive the mayor of the city and the presidents.of the two branches of tho city council, a committee of leading citizens ap- pointed by the mayor, a committee of the bir Walter Kaleigh lodge of Sona of St George, and anch other -tozeni >s may call. Inthj terms. Hut we are not now in such desperate strnit, nor have we such a savior. Hopihjj that you will soou bring the light of vour cutiDtenauco into this wicked city, I am, as ever, yours, 'J. A. GAUI-IELD.'" "Did he an" aspirations do not believe" ho ever thought his selec- tion possible. 1 spoke to him upon the sub- ject, intimating that tho chances were of the lij-lit being so hitter between Elaine and Grunt Uiai a new man would have to taken, iiiimitied tbat this might be true, but said: '1 have never thought of the presidency. Per- haps iu ten years from now, after I have ronmlml out a little more in public life, I may think of it 1 Inivu no aspirations now. It be time enougli for me after otiiora aro off tin- lieliL I am a. voung man you' I con- tinned ilm subject, but ho seemed to fdrl no inttM-est in it whatever, and by way of con- clmling tho convei-uiition upon lhat subject said: '1 do not want iu make a fool of myself bv Boning ihe presiilentliil fever at my time of iii'o. 1 prefer lo servo the tcrnl iu the senate for which 1 havo beou eloiHed. I believe 1 would rather do that than be president now.'' TEE'PLANTERS' HOUSE. HOLOCAUST. Four Hundred Persons Burned In the Circus at Berdictclieff. ST. PBTKBSBUBO, Jan. is stated now ILLINOIS. In the Fight for the John M. Palmer Xnmetl the Candidate by the Democratic Caucus. SPKINOFIELD, Jan. Democratic caucus met at 9 o'clock last night in tho supreme that 400 persons were suffocated, crashed, or court room. Senator Lansing called the moet- bnraed to doath by the burning of the circus in BerditschotT Saturday. Tho firo broke out to- wards the end of the performance, and caused by the careless handling ol fireworks bO tho stage. Tho curtain ignited and the flames quickly spread to the walls and roof. Tho members or tho orchestra wore tho first jtims. The audience, numberingHOO poruona, rushed to tho front door, but it opened in- wards, and as tho crowd pressed forward it could not be opened, A rush was then made to he two side doors, both of which were nailed up, thus compelling the people to take to the windows, from which many sprang into thu Htreota their dotlion a shoot of flume, rhe fire brigade arrived within half an hour, but it was impossible to extinguish tho flames, as the water in the tonka was frozen. Tlio flre limted two hours. Eye-witunMHes uUW that when the doors wiira finally opened a mass of burning persons was visible -within. The horses and properties of tho circus were all destroyed. The ice broke whilo tho flro brigade was crossing tho river, thus preventing them reaching the flre more promptly. The victims include a colonel of pohco and the vice president of the Bonlictachoff Bourse. Tho audiouce consisted mostly of .Tows. Another account says the ftra was caufed' by a groom having thrown a lighted cigarette on the straw in the sUbles setting it on tiro. Another groom tried to stamp out the fire, but a strong draught fanned the flames and caused them to spread. The author of tho fire perished, also two clowns, believed to bo Englishmen. Sunday a man, whoeo wife and throe children were among the stabbed tbo senior member of the Merchants' Guild in tho streot, and theu tried to cut bis own throat The supposed murdered mau- abandoned the fl and children in order to effect his own escape from the burning building. The cireurt was H wooden structure. Horses running about wildly increased the confu- StiHnecteU of Having; Fired the Hotel at Wt. ST. Louis. Jan. The Planters' house flre is now charged to burgliirs, who, it in surmised, secreted themselves until the) fancied that all in tlio house wore asleep, and then net tho fire, intending to create a panic in which they might ply their trade. There is much to sustain this view. The guouts of tho hotel, in rushing out for shelter after the first alarm had been given, left their valuables in the rooms. Some were cautious enough to lock their doors, but otbore, in their fright, left them open, and the property became an easy prey to the tliicves, who were then al ready probably prowling about the promises Evidence that thin-fin weru at work actively is abundant the IOKOIM was R H. Alex andrr a. traveling ujfl'iit, whu lout a new sui of uloll.es, 11 (liiiniiind claxp-pm, and other jewch v ill' coimiilei-iibie value. Ho Imd left hie room :it tliOlii-.it alarm, and being informed a few minutes after that lio would incur no danger by returning and securing his propei-tv, ntaluid back and found everythintt toiwv-uimiv. His clotlics, his jewelry, and otiwr personal eil'ei-ts h.'id suddenly disap- peared. J. S Smith, n cotton factor, who at tho hotel with his family, was the first to riiHh below. lie tells of mooting in the liallwaye intent on their work of breaking in doom anil rilling rooms of their contents. Keiffnelinoidor, another guest, lost a valuable diitmonil olanp-piu, cnfl'-but toiw. mid iitiier Ainalior uermiiial effects, which in IIIM liiii-rv lie hud loft in his room. Xlie coiouur viuwed the remains of tho throe viciims of tbo Planters' house lire, and, after examining several witnesses, cave a verdict that thov came to their death from cruised bv an accidental lire. No jury was impaneled and no effort made to determine the origin of the lire. Tho report that another man was missing proves unfounded. SENATOR M'PHEESON, The Suit of KusUns--Some Intcreftt- Ins JLetterH. NEW YORK, Jan. Tho suit againat United States Senator McPhorsou, of New Jersey, by Joseph F. Hunting, seoma to show that tho sen- ator is a sly fox, and several of his letters aro at least peculiar, ae: come here till 1C o'clock to-night, and don't lot any ono see you come." Xeit follows a note inclosing a form of interview to bo used by Mr. Ruslicg if the writer is attacked. Mr. Rualing is to say: "I confess I have tried to gel information from Mr. Mol'horson, but was repulsed with tho ro- ply that lie would bo responsible for no slato- monts made to a commitvje except those made by himself, which statements he would make to no committee, except a committee of the senate of which ho is a member. I have been forced to unearth and dig out theso facts with assistance as he could have proffered mo if he had done his whole duty in tho mat- ter On Dot 3, 1873, and Oct. if, 1879, paaaou are sent to Mr. Ruoling. The note inclosing the passes to Chicago and return in 13711 is signed "J. It and eayx: "I took them out in the name of Mr. Alacltoy, because I did not know how the Erie felt about tho past 1'ou must pass under that name. I can give you no directions in the matter further than you now- fullv comprehend, which is to get recommendation for cars to feed and water ,on road, and especially hive them sei.d yon to "Washington to secure legislation. The TarilT Bill. WASHINGTON, Jan 10. Senator Kellogg said yesterday that no tariff bill will bo passed at this tension of congress. A Republican mem- ber of tho finance committee of the senate also sail! to-day that the outlook was exceedingly niiproinisi'ng, uiiil that in all probability, after a week's discussion, tho of the tariff bill would Ute impossiliility of accomplish- ing anything, and drop the subject. Like pre- dictions -have boen made within a day or two by prominent Republican members of tho house. ZEBELDA GABBISOH. Arrant ottn-o HooillomsSnppoHed to Be Amonjj Her ST. LOUIN, Mo., Jan. Constable James Ryan Sunday night arrested and had locked up by the police two hoodlums named Nosey and Charley O'Brien, who, it is believed, wore" among the, abductors of Misn Qarrison. Whilo visiting tho saloon of i friend of his named Herman, at No. North Ninth the latter informed him that dur- ing th.. time Mrs.Levy's upper lloor was occupied the four men, as already described, his ea- loou, which is closo by there, was frequently vuiiiod by four men, who spent their time watching closely the assignation house oppo- site kept by it Mrs. Loveillo. An Hormau said tins ho pointed to tho two O'Brions, who were !ii the saloon at tho time, and re- marked that they were two of tne four men he alindod to. While they were talking Jack hii'-bes a hoodlum, who offered to deliver .Miss Garrison to her family for.S-VX) and was arrested and subsequently released, entered the phicoaiul was recognized by tho O'liriun's, bui feeing Hyan turned uuido to tho bar, took a drink, and hurriedly left. Tho saloon- keeper remarked as ho departed that he was anotlior of tho four nieij, and llyan at once decided to arrest the O'Brieuu, Ing to order. The roll was called, and all the Democrats responded to their names except Archer, Craft, Qreer, Scyster, and On motion of O'Shea the caucus proceeded to nominate for United Statesluonator. Senator Bell nominated Mr. William M. Spring- er. Senator Boll paid a glowing tribute to Mr, Springer's Ctocaa for tho nomination and was greeted with a round of applause at tho closo of his speech. Murray, of Sangamon, seconded Mr. Springer's nomination. Senator Duncan presented the name of T. Lylo Dickey, whom he cl zou above reproach, a brave soldier, and a dis- tinguiflhed jurist Vaughrey, of La Salle, in a brief speech, seconded the nomination. Sonator Morritt nominated Carter H. Harri- son. If there was any man who could take ad- vantage of Republican disaffection Harrison was tho man. [Prolonged cheers.] lem licans voted for it, tog thor with erat" "So I perceive by the aunirai-m. the Ohio Senator, smiling. "Well continued tho Mississippi reformer "all of the Democratic papers in Miseiwsipl" are giving me the devil for my speech and vote on thu bill I gmeas we will all go to hell -I pi-osume we aro all in the same re plied Mr. Pcudloton, laughingly, find Mr. George walked off with an expression of in tenae satisfaction upon his face. INDIANA. Short and Unimportant SeSHlon of the legislature. LVDUNIPOUB, Ind, Jan. But short ses- sions were held in tho senate and house yes- terday, and tho proceedings in tho latter were altogether uneventful. The former adopted Gilham of Madison suggested the namo of William 11. Morrison. Senator Walkor paid a handsome tribute to Gov. John M. Palmer, and entered him for tho Biilinga of Madison, on behalf of his con- stituency, seconded Morrison's nomination io a neat and well-timed speech, O'Shoa of Cook made his speech in behalf of Harrison, who, he said, was qualifled to fill any chair in the land, from tho lowest to the presidential Yancev referred to Palmer-s pronounced Btato-rights views, imdsncunded his claims. Horringtoti fluid he hud understood that Pal- mer's namo would bo prenenkiJ. The speaker was for Palmer for president of the United States. Palmer was a pure man, a statesman, a bmvo soldior, and a grout coiwti- Seuator JIugeo'B resolution requesting the secretary of war to reconsider hia refusal to make the appro- haractermxl as a ciU- priation for the improvemei.'-of the harbor at Michigan City voted by congress in the river and harbor bilL Senator Johnson introduced a resolution authorizing a special committee of five to devise some plan for tho ab- olition of the present system of hiring convict labor in the prisons, and like- wise the labor inmatea of the atorv and benevolent institutiona, reform- and to draw up an act no that snch labor should be entirely for tho benefit of tho state. Ho made an earnest ;irgnmont in favor of the resolution and after it had boon adopted the committee wns niailo to consist of Senators Johnson, Foulke, Faulkner, Lindsley, and Ernst This measure will meet with a most strenuous op- position on tbo part of a big lobby which will U here to fight it. Several bills were introdncod making it obligatory for lioKl-koepers to provide proper for every room. It is evi- dently the intention of the Democratic majority to take tho control of all the states institutions E. K LAEIMER, WHOLESALE DEALEE IN Heaff ail H Mile, Wagon Wood Material, Superior Barbed Fence Wire, Etc. VANDEEBILT. His Interests and Conquests In Penn- sylvania. tutional lawyer, man, too. He Judge Diclcoy was a great like" to see him honored, and Morrison or Springer would suit him. If Palmer could bo nominated unani- mously, the speaker would like to see it done. Carter H. Harrison had built up tho the city of Chicago and brought it from bankruptcy to perfect credit Its bonds were as good as securities to-day. Harrison a Demoi-rat tried and true, and if nominated would como on the gi-ouud and make a por- eunal fight. The a ret ballot gave Palmer, Harrison, Morrison, 17; Springer, 15: necessary to a choice, 41'.. Two more bal- lots wore' taken anil on th" fourth, the namei of Springer, Alorrixun, liu.l Diclisy were with- drawn, and the roll was called for the lust time. Tho vote give P.ilmcr -S'.i mid Harrison and thin settled the business. The nomination of Gov. Palmer was made unanimous on motion of Senator Morritt The caucus Hum ad- journed, Innumerable caucuses occurred nmong tue Itepiil.licuns last night 'Hie straights con- ferred together, as did also those who are termed the crojka. The latter arc very cocret in their ninvtviieuis. SoantorHnnt stood aloof ami proclaimed thitr lie would make known to- d.iy in the senite his position. Hon. I. L. Jlorrison, of Morgan, makes a jimilur aii.ionncemcnt, as also Charles Fuller, of BOOM, Purisli, of Cool; seems to be the most active of those classed aiming the disntTccted ones. The eoni-titnnoiml members, those voted fur the IkTriMgiiiu resolution, spent :m hour or more last night in custiux alxmt for a horse, one wlio would stir the innermost soul of tho general assembly. Secretary Lincoln was named and others, but no agree- ment could bo made. Him. Isaiah Mor- finally came to the front, and snid: "The Cullom have got ...rpla-----------------. arrt-stf d and adinittoil to b.ill, and now, It is believed, has fled to Chicago. STOLEN DUOATS. K.IO.OOO In Stolen by Koines ID Panama. PANAMA, Jan. shipment of 8100.000 wart made bv the sub-treasury in New York, through Fargo Co., to the United States llcot on the Pacific, by fho steamer City of Para, which arrived at Attpinwall on tho ultimo. Tho money waa American gold coin, and tvaa packed in two small kegs, weighing in tho neighbor- hood of two hundred pounds each. They were received in Panama the same evening, and tored iu the Panama Itailrond company's vault Delivery waa not made until Monday, the 1st iust., when, on opening tbo Viyilt, it was discovered that ono iOg was missing. No locks had been broken on either of the doors of the freight house in which the vault is situated, or of the vault it- null. Evidence van found that the keg had been opened in tbo freight house, but neither, tho keg nor any voatiga of its valuable contents could be dis- covered after a long aud careful search. All powible measures havo been made to dis- jo'ver tho thievoe or booty, but without complete succeaa. Soveral arrests have been made. The Xewhall Firo. MIL-WAUEEK, Jan. following is the record of the dead, 80 far, from tho Newhall honae disaster: Takon to tho morgno, re- covered from the eiucodiod, 8; dead, not taken to morpne, 5. Total .TO. This does not include tlio fragments of bodies fonnd. About forty persons reported missing are yet unacconated for, which swells tho list to [t in almost a sure thing that over 100 people lost their lives by tho calamity. Foreign Floo PESTH, Jan. Tho Danube has .subsided everywhere above Wishaco, on the west arm of that river, but Cio fugitives cannot retnrr home, as their houses are destroyed or tilled by ice. A Leading Lumber Merchant Head. CHICAGO, Jan. 10. Mr. Noleon Ludington, a prominent lumber merchant of this city who -has boon aerioualy ill for some weeks past with a complication of diseases, died at his residence yesterday morn- ing. Conscious to the last ho passed peaceful- ly away, surrounded by tho members of his family. _______J__________ An Attempt on the Snlttln'fl Life. CAIKO, Jan. authorities havo received official telegrams from Con- itiutiuoplo stating that on Sunday some Circassians tried to assas- sinate the Bultan. Tho Albanian body guard, having boon informed of tho plot, fought the intruders in tho vicinity of the sultan's apart- mouta, killing several of them. Senator BayardV NsrwYoBK, Jan. marriage of Miss Mubel Bayard, daughter of Sonator Bayard, of Delaware, to Mr. Warren, of Boston, .is an- nounced to take placo ha Washington on tbo inst Many parties aro going from bore to bo proaont at the wedding. Strike of British Railway KnployeH. LONDON, Jan. employes of the Cal- edonian railway aro ou a strike. Only ten of the forty engines in the Hamilton (Scotland) ilepot can bo used. Five hundred men paraded in Hamilton yesterday, prior to quitting the town for Glasgow. Bold Robbery. NEW YORK, Jan. Misi Ishorwood, whose fnther is chief engineer of the United States was thrown to the ground ui the Murray bill quarter of this city, in daylight, and robbed of a pocket-book and earrings. not enter. The senate Republicans held a caucus list night and decided that Senator of Cook, should aiu that body the nominating speech for Shelby Cullom. The homo liepub- hcans had a caucus, and named Hon. David T. Littler, of Siingamon to do tho honors for Culloin in tho house. MASSACHUSETTS. to consolidate the statist'ical and geological bureaus of the stato, the chief officer to be appointed by the senate, and by Senator John- ston, to give tlio legislature the power of ap- pointed trustees for the asylum for feeble- minded children. The to Vote for H. W. Bowerman for the Senntorship. BOSTON, Jan. Democrats in the leg- islature caucused yesterday afternoon after tlio tho adjournment, and finally put up Hon. 8. W. Bowormau of Pittuneld, their candidate for lieutenant governor last fall, as the man for whom they will vote to-day. Boworman and es-Gov. Gaston wore the only men mentioned in the caucus. Some little was said regarding the futility of a straight party nomination, but tho decision to vote for Boworman was at length made unan- imous. A steering committee was appointed, hich is to dictate the course to be pursued af- ter to-day. The Kcpublicans will hold an- otlior meeting in tho forenoon, with tbo hope ou the part of tho Hoar mon of getting a vote binding every one and they are growing so strong hourly that Ibis result may be secured. If it is will bo elected to-day, otherwise tho probability is that he will win on Wednesday. Tho opposition claim five senators and forty representatives, but shrewd observers who are not prejudiced think Mr. Hoar will got a majority of tho house vote to- day and iovonteen of 'the twenty-two senate votes, and will tlins bo elected on tho first bal- lot in joint convention. A HEAVY LOSST AfSmeltlnc nnd Refining Workw CHICAGO, Jan. 10. The entire works of the Chicago Smelting and Refining company were destroyed by lire yester- day morning. The works consisted of twenty- two furnaces, including the blast furnace, the daily capacity being about sixty tons. Under tho roofs wore also contained tho bullion boned, tho blue and the smelting house. They were ru'nning at about one-third their usual capacity, and employed thirty mon at the timo of tbo firo, although it was intended to put on a larger force this week. Thoro were about seventy-five tons of load bullion in the works, and ten car-loa'la of qro are to ar- rive this morning from Loadvillo for treat- ment Tho loss will probably be about 000 upon tlio building and machinery, and about upon tho stock The building and machinery aro insured with. C, S. Jiedfield Co. for about Senator Bayard Fined. WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. fino was im- posed on Sonator Bayard by tho mayor for not removing tho snow from the walk in front of his residence. A Family Jaunt. NEW YOBK, Jan. tho end of Jan- uary Vanderbilt is to start for California with his sons and daughters and their wives and husbandfi, stopping at Chicago and St Louis. Delaware. DOVER, Del, Jau. States Sonator Saulsbury lias been renomiiiated. Two Xenators Commnne Together.T WAFimiOTON, Jan. said Senator George, of Mississippi, to Sonator Pcndloton, as the two civil-service reform ad- vocates mot on the floor of the eonato onam- .bor, "I by the papers that the Ohio Icgishv- tare has passed a resolution of thanks for your efforte in securing tho'Qasaago'of the tho civil- service reform bill, and that all of the Bopnb- The Battle for the LINCOLN, Nob., Jan. legislature ad- jonrnod after an hour's session yesterday afternoon. It is impossible to transact busi- ness preceding such aconllictas will occur Ihie ivoek over the senatorHhip. Tho hotels are swarming with men, but all confess them- selves utterly in ignorance of tho probabilities. Senator Van Wyck still remains and is under- stood to be for either Saundors or Crouune. HH room n crowded constantly. The special railroad committee are taking testimonv to ac- cumulate, fuels to assist legislation. M Mnrrjiiotte, attorney for the liurlingtou   raisud frum to ij per cent, ad- valorem. The rate on whiting and Paris wliito gruuiul in oil or putty was fixed at one ceut per pound. Jlr. Gorman moved to make the duly on bichromate of putaab instead of :i cents per pound. After debate tho senate juut before 4 o'clock went into executive session. The Republicans I'nnUIe to On a Candidate. DENVER, Col., Jan. In the Republican caucus hist night, to nominate a United States si-nator, six formal ballot wore ;had, but no choice made. An adjournment was taken un- til to-night. Pitliin leads byoue or two un every billot. The first formnl linjkit was as follows: 1'itkin, 21; Tabor, Iti; Haniul, 10; Bowen, 4; voittcring 2. Tho sixth aud last formal ballot wax as follows: Pitkin, Si; Tabar, 111; Hamill, U; Bowen, 5. The final result cannot be pre- dicted. ___ The John rorter IIIIL, Jan. Tho bill for Fitz Johu Porter's relief appeared on tho house calendar -yestet day morning. Gen. Bragg attempted to call it up, but encountered a choi-ns of objections. Gen. Bragg says ho is arable to say what the fate of the bill will be. Porter's friends will make' a strong effort to at least get the bill up, and not lot it sleep on the speaker's desk. When asked to-day what lie the statement that the president woul 1 veto the bill, ho said: word of if "I don't boliovs a The Jersey City Bank CaHhier to .tail. Crrr, N. J. Jan. cashier, of the suspended city hank was arraigned yes- terday. Ho said he was unable to furnish tho bail demanded, and aakod to hare tho amount reduced. Tho justice replied that in view of certain evidence now in tlio hands of thi; state, tho bail instead of being reduced, would probably lx> increased. The prisoner was committed to jail. Army Bill. WASHINGTON-, Jan. bill to the ofliciency of tho army, introduced by Gen. Logan, and approved by the military commit- tee of tho senate, moots with general favor among army officers, who contend that its would put, in great degree, an end to desertions. The bill embodies all the principal recommendations contained in the' last annual report of the secretary of war. The French Sticmatizlne Knc- land. PABIB, Jan. Rappel, in referring to the prince of Wales unveiling tho statue of the prince imperial at Woolwich, Btigmatizoa the English nation ae a herd of cattle, and tbo English army as an array of women. The other newspapers make epiteful comments of the affair. HOUSE. Joseph Wheeler was nworn in as representa- tive from tho Eighth district of Alabama. Jtr. W-liit.: or Keiitth-ky offered a reciting well lobi y rushed the bonili-il cMuiifioii bill through tho house April anil calling on the secre- tarv of the irenBi'.ry for his views as to the ef- fect the passage of 'he bill will have ou the public reveiiin-s. Mr. Uilisoii of Louisiana presented a bill to convene the l-'ortv-eighth congress on the first Monday of JIarcli, ISSi; rcfern.il. suspi-Msion of the rules, Mr. Butter- worth, from tins 1'iicitic railro-.ils committee, moved to adopt the resolution iUing Wednes- day, the IMth for the consideration of measures fnnn tli.it i-uiiiniittii1, tin-object u-.'ing to considi-r the bill" providing sinking fund for the Kansas Pacinc, and uinhoriang a cou- Hoiidatiou of the Southern Pacitic aud other railwavri. By Mr. Belmont of New York, a resolution directing tin- conimir.ee mi ways and moms to report to the-house forthwith whether any class of industry requires aid or f ujiport from tho federal government, a'.ther in tue form of customs for duty levied ou imported articles, or in any other ini'm of bounty, subsidy, char- itv or donation, and, if so, what 'I'.y Mr. Geddusot Ohio, allowing newspapers to be sout through the mails free to actual subscribers. Aft.'r quite a spirited debate, in which it was contended tliat the "consolidation" bill would deprive t'no people of tho Pacific coast of healthy competition. Mr. BuUerworth's mo- tion, to fix Wednesday, ilioWth inst.. for the consideration of the Pacific railway bills, was mi to not the nocetsary two-thirds in the affirmative. On nioiion of Mr. Rherwin of Dlinois, a res- olution was 1-J to m.ikuig the hill for the support of common re- ported by tho committee on education and la- bor the special uruer for the 'Ji'.tli inst. Mr. Ilico, of ilissouri, from the committee on moved to suspend tlio rules and adopt a resolution making the bill granting pensions to the of tho Mexican and certain Indian wars a special order for the first Tuesday of February. 157; navu, 111. 1'be speaker presented a letter from tho sec- rotary of the navv, with a report of the naval advisory board aa to the wisdom and eirpodi- encv of completing tho ironclads Monadmock, Puritan, Amphitntc, and Terror. Referred, Obituary- INDIASAPOIJB, Jan. Talbot, of tho Episcopal diocese of Indiana, died of par- alysis last night The Markets. CHICAGO, Jan. No. 2 wheat, January, February, March OOJitg'.fJXc April, May. Corn, January, Febru- ary, March. Miiy. Oats, Jam-ary, Febru- ary, March, April, May, Juno. Rye, (Kc asked February, bid May. Mess Pork, March, 817.90 317.9.-, April, May, SW. 20 June. Fel April, May, 511.15 bid June Ijhort bid, asked. NEW YOBK, Jan. 2 red, Jannarj-, Febrnary. January, Feb- ruary. Eughuid, Jan- Wheat, on spot firm and fair demand: off coast, firm and quiet Mark firm. Country market firm. Corn, steady. firm at 57s 8d Long cleat sidea, 4Sa Bd. Short clear, 49s 6d Tallow, 44s. Cheese, Cd. Pork, Beef,   

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