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Hutchinson News (Newspaper) - August 23, 1890, Hutchinson, Kansas K 1 LAROEST T IIK NKWS is read by more people than any other Kansas HUTCHINSON Best Advertising A in lIlC NEWS yield 1 j i the hcsl fa SATURDAY AUGUST j I News and Gossip Gathered About the National nj For the Solong anil but Little Business Transacted by f linilasloner ttanm Toatmca Before the eftMgattnff Denying All I the Charges Made Against Him by Cooper Tho Federal Klectlon 11111 to le Poatpoiiod Till tho Neil PnroliMesDntltntlmi In Butter worth of submitted the conference report on the bill making the appropria tion for an increased clerical force to carry the propositions of the dependent lension it was agreed Henderson of submitted the report of the committee on rivers and harbors on tbe senate amendments to the river anil harbor recommending non concurrence in these amendments and agreeing to the conference asked by the Kerr of raised the point of order that the amendments must first be considered In the This point being sustained by the speak the committee resolved itself into the committee of the whole Payaon of in the chair for the considera tion of the said that the senate amendments increased tbe appropriation carried by the bill about It was this ii crease which the committee asked tta litIISP to nonconcur After nonconcuring in about one half of the senate amendments the committee Mason of rising to ques tion of that some days ago a resolution had been adopted alleg ing that a certain gentleman had been fraudulently using the mail to create a sentiment in favor of the lard bill and calling on the postoftlce department for information on that The reso lution had beensontto the postolllce de partment with the request that the papers in regard to the matter bo transmitted This had not been lie had called at the department three or four times and had been Informed that probably papers would not ue sent up until Saturday Then they would be no use the previous question on the wag ordered at 4 This choigti was that improper influences had been brought to bear upon a depart ment of thn government to retain certain papers in its Tho chief clork of the postofllce de partment had denied him access to the papers for tho purpose of making copies si f them for use in the He want ed the fucta brought before the and he moved that a committee of three members be appointed to wait upon the postmaster general and ask that tho papers be rurniBhedin time to be used in Before any action was taken the took a the evening ses sion to be for the consideration of private pension THE senate to day continued consideration of the tariff Amendments were offered to near ly every one of the succeeding but rejected by party votes in tho major ity of Having reached the paragraph as to lead the senate ad of important bills not acted excepting the federal election hill which will be the first thing before the senate The plan by which me Itepublicans expect to secure the passage of the election bill neBBlon is to obtain the written Pledge of a majority of senators to be in attendance early in December aid to vote in favor of a change of so as to permit a majority to fix time for tak ing a vote on any measure under consid This pledge was generally signed by the Republicans present to day and it Is said that it will be signed by all the members of the It is not that the sen ators will be a unit in favor of the elec tion Bnunaa Pensions have been granted citizens of Kansas as fol lows Lyman Concordia Oli ver Hansom George Wakeney Monmouth Stillwoll Walton Robert Shibboleth James Leroy Patrick Leavenworth Lor enzo Cheney Daniel Ur barm Louis Independence Bum uel Philllpsburg Richard South Mound Walton Mary widow of Henry Waterville Margaret A widow of Montana Catharine former widow of Thomas Hallowell minors of Thomas Hallowell widow of Albert Junction City Har riet widow of llobert West Point special act Martha widow of Lewis Qnayi The commit tee appointed at the Republican senator ial conference last night to arrange an order of business to take the place ef the Quay has been in session since the senate but has not con cluded Its The committee consists of Senators Hale and OonOniiatlouii The appoint ment of Grimes to be United States marshal or was confirmed The appointment of Moore to bo postmaster at was also The Raum Commissioner Kaum continued his testimony before the investigating committee He said that some of the money he obtained from Lemon went into the refrigerator but declined to stale how Cooper presented an article pub lished in the Cincinnati Commercial Qa June containing a denial of the truth of the charges brought by The commissioner denied that the article had been prepared in his office and taken to The interview be substantially cor correspondent of the Cincinnati was put on the Witness said that the article except the introduction had been handed to him by another corres Conquest with the state ment tbut liaum would like to have him publish Commissioner Raum then resumed his He said that probably Lemon had spoken to him about advanced cases before submitted his Certainly other attorneys had to the system done As of completed flies the witness said that the pension Officers relied solely upon the certificate Of the attorney thai the case was com tae and ready for The commis tner produced a statement of the cases t the completed showing that there now such including of Lemons Four other tbrneys had four three 323 cases respectively on the files The pension firm which had presentee largest number of completed cases this month was Manning Mr Coopers This concluded the commissioners ex amination and Martain chief of the division of the pension bureau was called and gave testimony relative the office adding that no partic ular consideration had ever been shown in the treatment ot Lemons cases as knew Raum next producec stock bwk of the Refrigerator com by and furnished a list of stock holders was verrilled by the committee tie testified that it contained the name of no employe in the pension office ex cept bis and tout no stock was ever Cooper declared that the proceed ing was that it was beneath the dignity of a member of congress or re jo participate in such onHe lad not been per Tookat the stock The committee offered to him to In spect terrified but he refused tc do unless he could obtain access tc the books Then the com mittee adjourned to meet Thb Federal Election commit tee appointed by the senatorial caucus las Eight on the order of business met to and for the consideration UeHlltutlon In special gent sent to Oklahoma by Secretary Noble has returned and made his le confirms the stories of destitution listing there and says help should be entat Silver offers for he sale of silver amounted to Theamount purchased was as follows One hundred houBKDci ounces at ounces at A DASH DOWN A Runaway Oar on the Mount Perm Gravity Four Pomona Klllnd Outright a Number of Others Sorionsly Serious Freight Wreck at Near Emigrant by Which Two Conductors and Two Brakemen Were Killed aud Two Other Persons Badly Suicides and Other Grimes and runaway car on the Mount Penn Gravity railroad which encircles Mount Penn 800 feet above the dashed down a five mile 11 oclock this kill ing four persons and Injuring many The killed were Charles Edgar Miss Rosa Miss Harriet The following will die Hiram Miss Kate Homan is not expected to Misses Bessie and Katie nieces of Misa both badly Cornelius Hanlon of Allentown suffer ing with concussion of the MiseHallie Uye of very badly inlured and Mies Smith of Allentown skull frac tured and will D Superintendent Dechart gives as the cause of the accident the refusal of the brake to work It was a new brake and was being experimented Wreck at Emigrant Gap A serious freight wreck occurred at Cas cade early this A train was standing at Summit with air brakes while the engineer went after more The air leaked and the hand brakes not being set up the caboose and several cars started down When the runaway train reached Cascade another freight train was pulling In on a side track all but the cabooso and one car cleared the main The runaway train struck them and a wreck Conductor Klngsley of the and Conductor Connelly and Brakemen Beaver and Levi of the other train were killed and it is understood one or two others were badly Cascade a small was thrown down a precipice hill but the operator The snow sheds were demolished for some FOB wards picked up on the floor of his Death ensued in tew Busi ness cares had unsettled his mind and he Was temporarily He leaves a wife and five Bnlolda Preferable to special to the Republic from regarding the sui cide of John Insley Insley was the administrator of the es tate of Eli a prominent and wealthy citizen of Jefferson who died in Recently he filed his final settlement Judge Huron of this guardian of the minor heirs and gome of the heirs who had arrived at their took exceptions to the re port and Judge Crosier referred them to a for investiga The investigation worried and from the evidence it appears that he was several thousand dollars It is supposed that he considered his case a desperate one and decided that suicide was preferable to No New Developments in the New York Central VicaPresldent ffobb Issues a Card to the Public Concerning the THE TRAIN Thore la Mot Much Ohanoe to Capture Them It Fur chief of the secret service in the Wabash was called upon to capture the Otterville train and went to work upon the case a time when there is virtually no A man named James McConkeyof who accompanied a train load of cattle to was arrested at thirtyseven miles west of yes terday on but was released this when by using the wires he proved conclusively that ha was just what he represented himself to That the cLances for the early capture are not good is admitted by the secret service men working on the KANSAS while out driving with a Udy this was halted at the corner of Wal dron and John avenue by a boy at the point of a commanded him to hold up his The doctor was about to resist when the young high wayman was joined by two youthful also who compelled ths doctor te get out of his Two of the bandits held their revolvers at their head while the other searched and robbed him of a gold watch and some small The robbers then compelled the doctor to reenter his carriage and drive Be the Men Were Dlioharffed for Varloua None of Which Were the Cant of Slemberahlp In Any Intereat Manifest In the Meeting to be Held In Terre Haute TBKIIK Haute is thecenter of the United States tonight in the minds of the railway employes of the country and the thousands of busi ness men who deal with the To morrow morning will see the conven ing of a body of men who will decide whether there will be the most gigantic strike ever started in the United States or whether the Federation of Rrailway Employes will submit to the dictation of one man who represents one of the largest railway interests of the Most of the executive council of the su preme council of the United Order of Railway Employes are or will be by as follows president of the council and grand master af the Brotherhood of Locomotive vicegrand master of thn same Eugene grand secretary of the vicepresident of the council And grand chief of the Brother hood of assistant grand chief ot the same grand master of the Railway with his grand secretary and Marresey the vice grand master of the The other members of the council sre Fnnk grand John vice and John grand all of the Switchmens Mutual Aid noon forty each having two men as a crew were lying idle nt the Forty seventh street In consequence of the strike 120 switchmen are also The or transfer system is the largest in the as the association does all the work for the immense ing houses at the Consequently all work at the packing houses is at a The tracks are filled with im mense trains of fresh meet which were destined for outside M1XRO Queer Exchange of Hrothora and Wlvea at Friday last James Davis of this was granted a divorce from his On the next day Davis was married to Susan and now another leaf is Last night the divorced was married to Richard a prominent farmer of thin Parker is a brother of the Groves now The two women have had considera ble trouble of late over family During the past winter they had a hanil tohand fight in the vestibule of the In thie but now that Groves has married tho di vorced hiisband and her brother has married tho Davis and they are brotherinlaws and it is hoped that they will get along in tbe fu ture lovingly and A Two Old People Remarried After llol Les ser is a rich living hear the His second wife died three years He then married Jane was twice a Both parties had chil dren 40 years old and grown up grand MI33ISaiIPI The Judiciary Committee Paiiea Upon the Fourteenth judci ary committee of the constitutional con vention submitted its report to It was written by ex Chief Justice a veteran The report refers to a resolution requesting the committee to report upon the effect of the act of con gress so far as it should effect the work of the convention readmitting Missis sippi into the limiting the right of the state to impose certain restrictions upon the right of franchise and other wise prohibiting the state from changing the The committee says the fourteenth amendment of the federal constitution in terms recognizes the right of the state to determine who shall It 8 plain in the opinion of the committee rom this section of the constitution that congress cannot confer can lot make a voter and that we must ook to the several states and heir laws and constitutions to ascer ain who are legal and competent to vote far federal elective The fifteenth amendment has been one of op eration and was engrafted in the consti lution for the single purpose of laying an inhibition on the state as a discrimina tion against the colored man because of race or previous condition of servitude The state has just as large discretion in regulating the franchise as It had be fore its adoption with the single limitation that the reRiilatioiis which it A Wisconsin Mlacr Killed fer EMa Con cealed was received here this noon from the eastern part of Sawyer county that Jerry Cleve well known was murdered He was worth between 000 and a great part of which he was supposed to have concealed about his house in gold Later ad vices are that Cleveland was an miserly unmarried and afraid to leave his money in He lived alone in a cabin that stood in the center ot a few acres of cleared surrounded by heavy tim He owned the place where he lived but was not known to possess any other real It and is believed that he had or in gold hidden away somewhere in the woods near his When discovered by a who came over on a trivial Clevelands body lay on the Qoor in the middle of the and where his head a pool of blood had gathered and dried on the fioor and in his long gray A single blow with a or heavy had been dealc him from He was evidently facing tho door when the murderer or who had previously con cealed themsel veu in the h struck Thfc drawers of an old bureau were ran and old papers of no seeming value were scattered about over the The only clew is a coarse led handker such as commonly worn about the neck by The handkerchief was picked up just outside the for Highway SAN exhide and animal inspector of this was arrested in Glasscox 200 miles west ot Ban and placed in the county Jail here today charged with highway An ac complice of Giil was convicted and sentenced to the pen itentiary for five years at tho last term of court for holding Edward Griffith up on Ooncho taking from him about Buchanan bad successfully eluded the officers until captured this A City Clerk Gone KANSAS special to the Star from Concordia says City Clerk Harvey has skipped the An examination of his books shows that he is a large defaulter to the His thieving began over a year ago but it was so well covered up that it was not discov ered until Not 60 Confident aa They NEW the close of today ends the second week of the strike of tbe employes on the New York Central Two weeks ago tonight the wheels were stopped and the men went The men who then left their places with confidence of remstatement upon their own terms are considering the situation tonight in their local as where they are joined in coun cil by the members of the executive The men feel at present strong in the mere presence ot their The heads have been considering their imme diate interests andthey feel reinforced acd more Whether the same is true of the leaders who have assumed the responsibility and much of the care be fore pressing upon one district is a matter of grave The state board of arbitration has ance more presented itself perfunctorily to aid a Powderly hns hast ened to but the railroad has de The correspondence was made public today and there is a chilly quali ty about the declination that suggest strong confidence on the part of the The leaders feel Tbe sit uation to them is more than There Michael and Jane and after about six months married lite Friends brought them together and all went well last when Jane obtained a divorce from Michael on the grounds of Today Michael and Jane happened to meet in an The limb of the law played the part of Cupid and persuaded the old who had not spoken to each other for nine to bo again joined in Accordingly a license was issued and Squire Maclay tied the gor dlan knot and Lesser drove out to the old farm together this f a property or education qualification shall be thought wise or or tbe payment of taxes a longer residence in state and county should be deemed one or all may be adopted pro vided they are applied alike to both We are of the unalterable opinion that the readmisslon of this state into the union fully and forever settle the status of the states thus admitted and the congress thereby lost all the control or Jurisdiction over this mat ter and the states thus re admitted into the Union became at once ipso facto under the constitution reInvested with all tbe sovereign powers possessed by any and all of the other Action on the report was To Teat the Wllaou KANSAS 22 Tom editor of the Topeka secretary of the Republican resubmission former ly a liquor and all of held a conference here today with the Kansas City at which it was determined to make a test case of the arrest of Rohrer of To arrested for selling an original package of liquor in order to obtain an opinion of the supreme court as to the constitutionality of tbe Wilson Weather till 8 Kansas Fair A Jamea Matthews Hlaya His BIsterlnLaw and anger and an ungovernable temper were tbe concomitants of the tragedy that occurred in Calvin township last aud Calvin was the scene of anoth er the third within four James Matthews met John Matthews la the road about 8 oclock last night and shot her twice in the killing her in and then shot himself in the left No one was an eye but parties who were only a short dist ance away heard her exclaim just before the report of tha J im They did not hear what be said to but at once he fired and placing the re volver against his pulled the trigger a third He then threw revelver about five rods away from where it was found this The cause is thought to be thut she refused to marry She was the widow of a brother of who was killed in stubbing affray with in twenty rods of the scene of the present murder on July The murderer has always borne the reputation of a tough citizen and he has served short sentences in jail several times for petty He went under the name of RedEyed Jim on account of his pe culiarly colored at last was but unable to speak and cannot possibly Committed 22Between 5 and U oclock this morning at his ofilce in this place Johr a real estate dealer and well known com mitted suicide by shooting himself with Oreatona Blue Orasa immense crowd was present at the opening of the blue grass palace Governor Boles and staff on horseback headed the grand At the palace Mayor Pat terson delivered the address of welcome and Governor Boies made a At the conclusion of the address Roger Mills of was introduced and re ceived an Mills acknowl edged the but said he would defer extended remarks until The palace is pronounced a marvelous structure by those who have seen Old Illinois Soldiers1 thirty second annual reunion of old soldiers of Adams and Brown bounties began here today with the usual large This morning Senator Dean of delivered the which was replied to by Judge Mc Dunald of Mount Addresses were delivered this afternoon by Moore of and Den ning of To morrow will be a great and thousands are expected to be is a let among persons who Cholera In SAN steamer Oceanic arrved this Twenty two days from Hong and thirteen from The Japanese papers state that the cholera is making headway throughout the despite the ef forts of the government to arrest the pro The total number of cases has been about six per of which have ollowing the course of events close ly that there will be no Webb said that the New York Central baa men under pay and ready to take the strikers and that he has the names of as many more whom he can call on if Webb comes forward this evening with a prepared statement evidently prompted by Powderlys manfesto of last He says that no man has been discharged by this company because he was a Knight of Labor or a member of any other Then for the first time since the beginning of the nampj a list of among which are those because of which the Knights of Labor are said to have been Webb continues The company has discharged men irreapactive of their membership in the order of the Knights of Labor for breach of insubordination and for lack of sufficient work to employ aud it will continue to whenever proper occasion The foregoing without setting forth the name or place or the causes which called for the discharge of thn fifty or sixty men referred torn Powderlys For these dis charges and to avert a threatened strike I have been called on by Powderly and his associates to consent to the mon strous absurdity of by some kind of arbitration or investigation by persons other than the constituted author ities of the that these causes ex a demand which as long as I oc cupy the position with which 1 am en I feel it to be my duty to firmly A StRV OLD She la Soars Old and Vlalts the Neigh bors Mary Stafford who claims to be 113 years of is now liv ing with a granddaughter named Bayard near that For twenty years she has been a widow and she was the oldet of four three of whom sre dead Stafford says she was born in Oldham where she lived until she moved to this state after she had been freed from slavery by her She is a large weighing 200 and is with tho exception of a little hair which borders tbe forehead and lies back of her eiira Her hearing is aside from a slight touch of she is in good health and able to do a good amoun of She quite frequently visits tbe Natlonal Bar Association the American Bar Association this morning officers were elected as follows Baldwin of New Otis Hinckley of Rawle of Phila Idaho except in the extreme southern I a fortyfour calibre Five balls erly stationary temperature south1 were sent through his passing en tirely through tbe body and being after BOISE the session of the Republican state conven tion last night the ticket was completed as follows nominated for attorney general superintendent public instruction jus tices of supreme Joseph Has John Morgan and Georgia Alliance Georgia state Alliance hit finished its The most Important action taken was the unanimous patsage of a resolution en dorsing the platform of the national Alli adopted at the Louis The convention was largely attended and for the most part Employing Men to Keplaco KANSAS a guest at tbe Metropolitan who reg istered from somewhere is employing large numbers of railroad He guarantees the men steady work at good Tbe men are not told where they are to be put to nor for what It is that they are being hired to fill the places of the New York Central A car load of fifty men was sent east another today and two will be sent to The men employed are brake conductors and Miller is making no attempt to em ploy Johnaon Franklin John son of Cambridge has accepted the pres idency of the PLAYERS At 2161101 Bise 8 3 and At Base 0 and At New New 5002201 5 Base York 10 and At Base 10 7 and NATIONAL At fl Base fl G and At CONDITION OF Weekly Report of Dun Ooa Commercial jlrcnt Monetary Stringency Prevalent at eir Philadelphia and Other ho Orlsla a KeiinH of Locking Up Great Haina of Money In Hllver Bullion and Ornln Analtlng Higher Volnmo or Leritlmate nnslnciia Con tinue gtlll AdvanolBK NKW Dun weekly review of trade Tho signs f monetary disturbance which were no Iced In previous reviews were not mia At Philadelphia money was at Chicago in strong at Louis unusually scarce per at New Orleans at Denver ind Paul in good demand and at Mil waukeo more active at 7 per firm it Kansas City and rather light at De at 8 per The obvious and only suIUcient relief is the liquidation of money speculators in in and especially silver which hava ocked up enormous In silver alone about has been locked up to wait for higher prices in grain sev eral times as and in other products many while the condition of the market for securities waa indicated by the averaging about per share a a single day on active stocks when money became in addition the uotmous imports intended to anticipate the pending tariff bill have virtually ocked up for any indefinite time many millions for goods and in The volume of legitimate business throughout he country continues exceeding ihal of last year 10 outside New and the desire to market products luickly as prices rise causes greater de mand for During the past week the treasury has paid out only more than it has taken Wheat Motes four cents higher than a week aut the advance was much greater be ore the break and oats declined twoaad one but pork products were a shade Coffee and sugar were held without a but cotton livesixteenths on sales of bales and then declined to eight and a quarter The reports from the other cities very few exceptions indicate that a larger trade than ever before is in progress with satisfactory collections and a bright out Crop reports are less discouraging though the yield must fall below early anticipation as to Now Orleans reports very encouraging prospects to cotton and Galveston as but Jacksonville reports dull trade and a discouraging At Ijouis business of a fair volume IB being but somewhat affected by injury to At Kansas City trade is par ticularly in live Block aud Mil waukee reports that crops will average fairly and Minneapolis mills have a large output of flour at advancing In the condition of legitimate busi ness is unless monetary pressure or labor controversies The business failures occurring throughout the country during the past seven days number as compared with 107 last For the correspond ing week last year the figures were No Change in the Manager Toucy of the New York Cen tral arrived here this afternoon V confer with Superintendent There is practically no change in the Holland of the general executive com arrived here this afternoon and will take charge of Base 0 Philadelphia 4 0 and At Base 4 0 and JBnflneen and IflreciKm the tiremen and engineers employed by the Union Stock Switching Association went on a strike for higher wages this At At New New Base 7 5 and AHEBIOAN At 0360200 Bue 12 4 Winners at Washington event of he day was the Palo AltoJack match race for Palo Alto won In three straight Tbe last heat was won in he unprecedented time for a race of the fastest previous time m a race elng made at West Bide driving hen Maud beat Trinket in The futurity stakes for was won by Theresa Clalla ountina Palatine failing o Time not Lissette won the hopeful stakes for Elyrina second best The trot was won by Imrna Bulch second best Kaces at most success ul race meeting in the history of the driving closed A arge crowd was in attendance and the aces were enthusiastically piise was won by Forest King Altamont bird best The threeminute puree was won by Olathe Girl nterocnan third best The officers of the fair and specially Secretary were loud y praised by tbe visiting horsemen for heir excellent management of the meet Itaces at ond day grand circuit meeting Belle lamlln failed by half a second to beat the record of with running Neal Whltebeck woa the trot second best time The was won by Mocking Uembrino second best Henrietta won the York Town second best Winners at of to days races Sir Golden Strategy Black Beuutott at largest crowd ever in Gallatin was present at the reunion to day aud perfect order pre The grand parade was repeated this morning and was participated in by hundreds of old Thu sham bat tle this afternoon was a success and witnessed by a great many Speeches were made during the by local speakers and a grand good time The program for tomorrow act yet been but it will replete with new

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