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Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - March 4, 1890, Trenton, New Jersey VI IT. NO. 2263. TKKNTON, TfTtfODAY AFTKUlNOON, MAKCII 4. 1890. TWO OKNT8 IN SENA IE AND HOUSE. Mr. Spooner's Speech Against the Blair Bill. EDUCATION IN SOUTHEKN STATES. Federal Interference with State School Loudenmed by the Speaker. Hare Salary tor Dlitrlct Court Judges. Voorhees nnd the Alaska Seal WASHIVQTJN, In the senate Mr. Voorhees offered a preamble resolution (referred to the committee on flnnnoe) re- citing that m the recent lease of the fur leal Islands of Alaska to the North Ameri- can Commercial company all the forma of law bad. 'not been complied with, call- Ing on the secretary of the treasury for copies of all the bids and all correspondence with bidders, and directing the refrcin from executing or delivering the lease until the matter had been inquired Into the senate Mr Mitchell offered a resolution, which was agreed to, directing the committee on foreign relations to consider the advisa- bility of raising the Turkish mission to Bocond class, and making the galaxy of the American minister to that country More Fay (or District Judges. Oil motion of Mr Hoar, the bill firing the wlnries of United States judges at to.OOO was taken up, and after some discntfion was Mr Hoar explained the provisions of the bill and advocated its passage, stating that the salaries were not nnifomi, and m many raws were inadequate to secure good judges. The bill was passed by a vote of 58 to 15 Mr. Spooner Compliments Mr. Blair. The educational bill was then taken up, and Mr. Spooner spoke In opposition to it He Bald he had voted once for the bill and once against it, slid now he again opposed it. He complimented Mr Blair upon his indus- try, courage and ability in his advocacy of the bill. He denied that the Republican party was pledged to the support of tha hill He could not admit that the Federal hand conlrl take jurisdiction of the school of a state and take It into inclusive charge. Speaking of Mr Blair's allusion to the press being in a conspiracy in favor of ignorance, lie said that the newspaper press could have no interest against the general interest of the people It could not have an interest agalmt universal knowledge If it hnd an; Special interest on the subject it was in the direction that eveiy man, woman and child should be taught, not only to read, but to read newspapers The Pros and the People. That the press tad not used more exten- sively Mr Blair's able analytical and ex- haustive speeches was due, he thought, to tha fact that the people of the countiy were not today, as they had boon years ago, in tensely interested in favoring the bill In the west and south there had boen agieat change in public opinion and in the attitude of neivjopapera that had foiuierly favored the bill Mr Bpooner spoke in temis of praise of the provisions for common school education in the southern states, and said that the people of those states had not only been doing well in the education of white children but had boen doing wellm the edu- cation of colored children He had seen, he 'said, no stronger condemnation of the measure than the argument of the president in his annual menage, and which the sena- tor from New Hampshire considered as an argument in ito favor ine President'! words. The president had Bald, "Such aid should be, as it always Ms boon, suggested by some Werethore, Mr. Spooner asked, conditions which justified the appropriation of money for school purposes to Kansas, to to New York, to California, to Illinois, or to Iowa? If confess were to offer to ap- propriate air millions for school purpoocf in Sew York it would be laughed at. He commented the fact that this bill did not contain a provision which the former bills had contained, requiring the school _ books in use to have the approval of the, secretary of the interior, He supposed that its absence now was to be con.u-ued as a concession to the south in order to obtain votes for tha bill Mr Blair remarked that that amendment had boen thrown in by the moat persistent Republican of the bill in order to tantalize and the of south, Education in the South. Mr Spooner continuing, and in conclud- ing, laid he thonght education on the in- stallment plan was dangerous, and that the effect of the bill would be to stimulate un- duly schools in the south, and that when the eight yean ended (it they ever did end) the sou them statai would object to raiting by tai-ation the gams that would then bt> n-cessary to up the schools. MA bo iioveil that, with people with Individ- "i B, self help was the bout help He pe lieved that the tendency of the day was too j much to paternalism In and that the polity of the Dill, if entered upon, would never end. All things considered, the step was a dangerous one, nnlm it were a stop, he denied that It was a necessary step. warraoth's NomiDatlon Confi.iuedt The senate in secret teuton devoted near- ly an hour to consideration of the nom- ination of Henry O Waiuioth to be coL lectoi of customs at Hew Orlepni Mr. Kolpb. who reported the nomination fkyor- r.bly from the committee on commerce, a speech in defense of Mr. WarUioth, and said that the committee not found the charges made against him by Louisiana Republicans well founded. nomina- tion confli uied Anally by a of 89 to 14. A long list of other nominations w taken np and condrmad. Among the bills Introduced in the senate wero fie following: By Mr Paddock (by request) Repealing the long and short haul the pool- ing section of the interstate commerce act By Mr for obligatory attendance at school of childreu In la the House. WASHINOTOIC, March the Mr O'Donnell, of Michigan, presented petition c f the Seventh Day ing signatures, protesting against the eiiQclment of nnv law in relation to Babbnth ol 1 ivnneo Mr Bnnkes, of MaM- iclitiBttts ccrmrd tho suspension Of the rules niwl tlu> p of o-joint resolution npi ntment of thirty medi- cal eronimfi' m (I f irion bureau Ml firkin oT f n, moved the RUS- penc.cn of Hie inti" in j n, on passage the tcnato hill fci n r of the territory of Ol Ishoi wilhtlii limiqe nub- ititutc therefore Jot A Oonlilo Aitin T in t Mr Honk (ft nn) (-.lid n election of f Mi OitthKiit i i EOntestee rxlnl it cl linl doubiu n t I iII it IIOT Means i v 1 in In i I trlet, and onalil il I he prieinct Ah Oathwuito iai', to throw aside the vote oi any Republican Mr. Outbwaite s-id show that sucn a uus was used at me elec- tion Fending furttiei debate the house ad Jourued The house committee ou public and grounds has revolted favorably billl making appropriatiojB for public buildmgi as follows Vei Albans New Paterson, New York Massa- chusetts Haverhlll, Taunton, 000 000 Maine Lewiston, Ohio Youngstown, 000, AUrou, the bills introduced in the house were the following By Mr Owen, of Indi for a monument to the division of regulars on the Gettysbur] battle field Tapper Visits the President. W ASBINGTON, March 4 Charles Tup- per, accompanied by Secretary Blame, called on President Harrison at the executive man Blon yesterday He was received in the llbiary and remained for some time in con versation with the president Until yester- day the presence of Mr Tupper in Wash ington was officially ignored by state de partment officials FIRE IN A JMINE Seven Men Cat Off from Escape Hav> They Perlsbed? Wrr KKSBABRF, Pa March 4 Seven men were dm ing gangways in a long tunnel of the South Wilkesbarre mine of the Lehlgh and Wilkesbarre Coal company yesterday when the James Thomas, igulted the gas with his naked light An explosion followed and set fire to the heavy timber! in the tunnel, and James, although badlj burned, rushed forward to give the alarm but the fire had made such headway thai the men could not get out, and it IB thought that all have perished force of men are engaged in fight ing the flames There is a bare hope that the men have locked themselves In a chamber and may be rescued There u> great excitement at the scene where the wives and children of the en tombed men are weeping and moaning Thi names of the men are James Thorn's, Thomas Williamson, Hugh Dugan, Michael Feriy, Frederick Cull, Thomas McDonald and James Campbell Grand Lodge A. O U. W. RoOHKSitR, March Grand of the Ancient Order of United Workmen of this state is holding its seventeenth an nual session here The report of the grand receiver was contained in these dlspatchee last Friday The report of the grand re- corder will show the membership on Jan 1, 1890, was oc compared with oii Jan The report of the grand medi cal examiner for 1889 shows that he passed upon applications, of which he rejected 341. There were 343 deaths during the yeai and the death rate per was r, as com pared with 9 08 in 1888, being an increase of 1 99 over the average rate for the past seven years. No legislation of especial moment has thus far been suggested The chief in terest will center around the election ol officers, as it is understood that the present giand master workman desires to be re- lieved, which is without precedent in the histoi j of the order in this state Taalbee Expects to Die. WASHINGTON, March William Taulbee, who was shot by Corre- spondent TTineald, is by no means out of danger A11 day be has boon losing strength and burning up with fever An operation was perfouued yesterday afternoon. The ball was located just behind the larnyx, but the patient's condition was such that the surgeons did not dare to remove it Dr Bayne said that while he hoped Taulboe would ultimately recover, his chances were not so good as they had boon twenty-four hours before The ex-congressman he will not recover and has made his will He has sent a message to Mr Rmcaid that whether he lived or not that would not be prosecuted, Lottery Men Still Active. MINNEAPOLIS, Minn March 4 Jour nal's Grand Fork" (N D) special sayi The following oircnlar has been re- ceived here from Mayor fiently, ol "There are strong rumors that the infamous lottery bill will be remtroduced in the legislature March 4 or soon thereafter, and that M A Dauphin, president of the Louisiana Lottery company, is now in the city Forward circulars and protests to the secretaiy of this committee at once Arrange to have leading citizen: ready to come to Bismarck to exert theii influence against the bill" The citizen! here are considerably excited and the sent! ment seems to be that the bill will U introduced again why Orlffltli Struck Seislont. jAMifSTOWlf, N Y 4-The publishes a statement by Frank L. Griffith who "caned" ex-CongiaSBman Walter Sea sions on the streets IB city two weel" ago Tn tbe statement Mr Griffith allegw that the cauae of the trouble wag not an old lawsuit, as Mr gotiiona but domestic reasons prompted him to thi act. Griffith tben goes on to say that foi several years the trying to get Mrs Griffith to leave her band, and while at Washington proposed te the woman that she get a separation Griffith and he would secure her a govern ment position It li tor thli retain, Griffith that he attacked Ami beat 3 Ion. Brother anil Sitter Squander a PATKHKON, K J, March 4 Mc- Cnnber, 82 years old, was found dead AKJ in West Twenty-second abeok Hei death was pronounced due to alcoholbuJ And exposure At the morgue wai found in a pocket book tied aronnd her leg This money was all thnt was left of tbi legacy which she received from fathor'i eatate last and which itartod hei on A conite of dissipation that la death. Her brother received a legacy ai the same time, and white dnmk wai robbed ol it in a Paterson saloon. The thief is now in Trenton What the Fair Cost New York. 4 find meeting of the World's fair executive committee held at 2 p, m yesterday and tbe ao- oonnta of the several sub-commlttooa wen po-vd on The expennes of the general and executive committrcg, it ta estimated, will be about and the total cost of trying to get the fair to this city will probably foot up about Tbe Bloiionti Caught Cold. ST. AiiBisliim, Fla, March 4. weather Is still frosty, but is moderating Bananas and early ti uck gurdrns are badly damaged Orange trooo are badly in some localities the trees have boon killed. There will be a great loss on next i-'oo'i crop, as the trees are all in bloom Tho Fmpernr and the HniT n, Mnich 4 li reported that the i. m nt the state council dln- i on I to tli" FUCCPS98S of theBoolal- (hnl ol' i donfl nnd said "I do not i i rr-] ni lq socml dmnocracy, it M n onl t f i i iomly to deal with It Bead Clark WHO MURDERED ANNIE? A Jurf Pronounces Chalkley Leconey Not Guilty. THE JERSJY MYSTERY UNSOLVED. Jake Kllrain Receives His Pugilist Muit Fay and Two Hontha in the Purvis (Altai.) Interesting Court Notes. CAICDEI., N J March was great excitement in the court room when Prose cutor Richard S in tbe middle of a powerful speech closing the trial of Chalkley Leconey for the murder of his niece, woa prostrated by an attack of heart failure The old lawyer who conducted the trials of the state m Cauidon coun- ty for tw e n t y years previous to hie succes- sion by his nephew, Wilson H Jenkins, six years ago, had boen given the re- sponsible task of CHALKLEY i fCONEY delivering the clos- ing argument for tho state He is of feeble frame but great determination Feeble but Determined. He had fought against illness for the past three days, determined to make this the ef- fort of his closing semi official life. He started his speech with a quotation from Ctcero 'Do not talk of man} things but much of one thing He began at once to bring in compact form the state's array of damaging facts against Leconey The large audience listened with breathless attention At the end of half an hour Mr Jenkins com plained of the ventilation of the court room A few minutes later he was seen to stag ger, and but for the assistance of his nephew the prosecutor would have fallen He was led from the court room and Judge Garri son, who is a physician, nftendedhim It was announced tbat he had an attack of heart failure, probably not serious, and the court took a recess The Judge's Charge. T liter the piosecutor agreed to let the case go to the jury on the charge of thq court. Judge Garrison charged that wilful premeditation had not been proved, and that a verdict of mnrilflr the first device should not be rendered He said verdicts of either the second degree, manslaughter or acquittal would lay He said the testimony and conduct of the defendant alone should greatly influence the jury The testimony of Smith and Murray, if the jury believed it, left no uncertainty ae to guilt, but he called attention to the vig- orous attack made on their veracity The charge lasted forty-five minutes It was able and impartial The jury then retired. Leconey remained calm and walked firmly out when the court took a "Not Oiilltr" the Verdict The jury was out about two hours, but arrived at a unanimous decision, "not in less than half that time, and sent in word to that effect about 2 80 o'clock Judge Lamison, however, did not appear in court until when the verdict was promptly rendered There was a great crowd present, nnd there much excite- ment, but the judge enjoined silence as the jury filed in The friends and neighbors of Leconey could hardly restrain their feel ings, however, and no sooner was the de- cision announced and court adjourned than there was a great rush to congratulate the liberated man. Two Months for Kllraln. PuRVIS, MIBS, March ITilrain appeared in court for sentence in the morn- ing After dwelling briefly on the laws of Mississippi against prize fighting, speak ing in severe tei ms of the invasion of the state by the prisoner and his frjends last July for an unlawful purpose, tbe judge sen tenced Kilram to two months' imprison- ment in tbe Purvis jail, and to pay a fine of Sullivan's Case Next Monday. John L Sullivan's case, which is an ap- peal from a sentence of one year, will prob- ably be decided next Monday The Case Against Miller DismlMtd. NEW YORK, March the court of general sessions, Recorder Smith dismissed the charge of bribery against ex-Alderman William H Miller, indicted for receiving as a bribe in connection with the famous Broadway railway case in 1884. District Attorney Fellows recommended the dismissal on the ground that sufficient evidence could not be secured to convict the accnnrd A I EN CLUB LEAGUE The Plaintiff Was Not Beady. NEW YORK, M8rch The complaint in the divorce suit of Richard D Young against Emma B Yonng was diHuiimod by Judge Beach in supieme court, chambers. Tbe cajw was set down peremptorily for the day, but the plaintiff was. not ready to pro- ceed The Deed of a Drunken Brnte. BOdlON, March Frank B Keith, who he resides in Worcester, entered the bonaa of Copt (Jriffin, of Hook and Ladder company No 8, on Tyler street, while In- toxicated, and demanded some soup. On being refnxnd he knocked Mrs, Oriffln down and beat and kicked her. Sha was the only member of the family in the- house at the time Keith was frightened away by some one knocking at the door He was after- ward captured. Mrs. Griffin's condition is alannlng To Build a North Elver Bridge. ALBANY, March M TT Houseman, gen- eral counsel for the Maryland Central Rail- way company, under date of Feb 27, writes to Amemblyman Bradford Rhodes relative to the Hudson river liridge bill, in reply to a letter from Rhodes to Senator Qnay, of Pennsylvania Mr Houseman Bays that he represents financial Interests that are pre- pared to build a bridge ncro-a the Hudson from New York as soon as a bill forthe pur- pose, now pending in congi 1 1'-, becomes a law Father Keron'i Death. PH" Awn PHIA, March The coroner's jury hag found a verdict tbat Father. Feron's death was caused by pulmonaiy apoplexy, due to excessive use of narcotics and nlcoholic stimulants. The bruises ob the body had nothing to do with the death of the unfortunate man The clergy at Baltimore cathedral ray Feron n the Sou of wealthy parents ng'-mil He a of the lurltr The Frnlt inteitst- now for somebody ols I have a. d club one tli at will stand well up m the i and 1 don t intend to give it np Ihi-, is the saason, above all others, that Indianapolis ought to be in the League We e no op- position, our people are enthusi ifatic, and the indications are that we will have the best season ever known This is generally taken as Brush's final answer It was rumoicd this afternoon that Detroit would make another cS oi t to break into the League at this meeting but thus far no one representing that city hat put in appeal ance It is eald by the dele- gates present that theie is no chance what ever for Detroit to obtain a franchise "If another eastern team could be secured, said a delegate, 'we might take Detroit in and have a twelve club league But lialti Ifaore is the only eastern city that be large enough for us, aud they are in the At lantic league to stij Today the regular postponed meeting wa! reconvened at noon About twenty-five ol the visiting bastbalhsts accepted nn mvita tiou to attend the Ljceum theatre last evening Brotherhood Tenms Go South. NEW YORK, Moich 4 Ward and hi' team of baseball wlajers have departed foi the south on the steamei Chattahooeb.ee foi Savannah Tho Philadelphia Brotheihood team accompam d thf m The Biooklyu Bridegrooms also left at 3 o'tbck oa th allow the Nationa league to make any stiouger bid foi public patronage than it to this end >t had been about defimtolj decided to place the pi ice of admission at twent} five cents, instead of fifty cents, as previously detei mined up a PlttHbuig Switchmen on Strike. PITTBBCKG Maich4 1 he switchmen em ployed in the Pittsburg and Chai tiers of the Pittsburg and Lake Brie railroad have struck for an athauce in wages They demand an increase from 81 HO to 10 foi day and 20 for night woi k No attempt was made to move freight trains and con SideiaUe difficulty is experienced in getting passenger trams out on time Ihe striken are all non-union men Newelj Is in Europe Ihe local officials claim that they have no iHncretion-in the matter and cannot concede the demand Superintendent Holbiook stated that his lines wril only bf temporal ilv inconvenienced and that new men will take the places of the strikers About fifty men joined in the strike Ihe Freestone Lockout BOSTON, March 4 Fi eestoue lockout still continues and causes much speculation It is said there is considerable dissension m the coiiti actors' and that some openly question the advisability of locking out the cutteis It is also stated that the vote ol the contiactors was far from unanimous upon the question of the lockout The con tractors deny that a covert attempt is boing made to overthrow the eight hour move- ment It is reported that the firm of Knox Dodge has posted the lockout notice 1 he indications are that the differences between the employers and their men will be sub- mitted to arbitration Fatal Street Duel In Iowa DES Moiws, Ta March 4 Skinner, a Des Moines searcher, shot Dude" Henderson, a negro tough, last evening Iht officer had searched Henderson s place foi liquor, and the latter had resisted 1 he re- sult was that Henderson WJIB badly bruised and in a few hours started afWr the officer Meeting him on a public street both men began firing, and three shot; entered Hen- derson's body, one passing through hit stomach The negro's wounds will prove fatal Tin ol ilriui Hi! 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