Galveston Daily News, February 28, 1887

Galveston Daily News

February 28, 1887

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Galveston Daily News (Newspaper) - February 28, 1887, Galveston, Texas F, HALIT, j, g, EALFF NEWBOTJER (Successors to Mcllhenny Co.] Wholesale donlora In Dry Goods, Notions, Boots, Slioea, Huts, Etc. Tho Attention nf the COUNTRY AMU CITS' TRADE E> respectfully called to tlie fact that our Stock of Dry etc., in Hirer ar- riving, nod we are prepared to fill promptly all orderu for Spriue Goods. An inspection ol our full IM to- t'.clted. TREMONT OPERA HOUSE. Sun (I a j 1 OF 5tJBMCJLTIOK: KOS. 184 At'O ISO MECHAK1O STHMCT, BNTEJUtn AT THE AT AS f, itATTKR. VOL XLV.-NO. 308. -GrALVESTON. TEXAtf MONDAY. 28, 1887. ESTABLISHED ]St2. HAVING PURCHASED TEE i Block, Co, clock, will diicontinue the Clothing Busi- ness, and therefore offer for upon liberal terms our Block of Men'g. Boys' and Children's Uothirg, either in bulk or lots to juit Dujrcrf. This is a rare chance iJi in- terior meich.ints tx> secure bi: Fni'. f-Ai.K 01: c.ui.'i M-lrk LulMInK M "n! MhUii i i. j, KICKS SAWYER'S COJtSOIJDATED COLOKED MINSTRELS She Cream of the Colored Celebrities. 25 PICKED ARTISTS 85 Fion: Huvorly, Callouderamt Kersautls MtngUulB. weetaat Singera, Orijjinal dianii, the Greatest Dancers. jr. J-r. March 7. J 3IINS. RAYMOND. March 10, HANLOX BliOS. FREE TO ALL A Sample Plug of Our SILVER BELL 9-inch Tobacco, The Finest Chew in the World, P. S.-Our friends, for whom are holding back orders, please be patient. The great demand has run oar stock down, bnt have large ship- ments on the road. NATIONAL CAPITAL TOPICS, THE SUBSIDIZING OF STEAMSHIP LINES. POWDER Absolutely Pure. Tbla potrdei never varies. A marvel or purity strength and wholesomeneaa. More oconoml cal than tlie ordinary kinds. Sold only In cans BO'S AL JL1AKIKG CO. 106 Wall Y IMPORTANT NOTICE TO Interior Merchants. I lav bought the entire stock of tho lato llrm of 1U.UUK, OPFEtfUElMUU cou- Matiug ot (ioocts, Notions, Goocd, tihoctt. Valises, etc-., We propose to continue the business of Staple and Fancy Dry Goods, Notions and Furnishing Goods, and are now ready to fill orders Irom friends ol tbe j ate firm, and cordially solicit the trade of all Merchants dealing in. these lines. We a re offering special Inducements In onlor to cioau OLC tUo following Hne-3: Stock ol Men's, Youths', Boya' and Cuildren's-Clotfaing-; SOjCCO Stock o! Boots Shoes; Stock ol Hats, Caps, etc, We assure buyers that It wilt pay to examine C'.retouR hefore punihftamg; cJjjewhoue. Oiu tt-imsavo liberal. Special iitthicemonta c il fit (110 c-asli ptii-Qhasera. WEIS STRAMD. How the Matter Stands Between Senate and for the Week- Other Current Items, WASHINGTON, February There is no foundation for the or in- timation that the bouse conferees on the postofflce will appropriate toward subsidizing steamship lines to Central and South-America. As the sole differsncte be- tween the two houses is over amend- ment, the senate conferees have only the alternative of withdrawing it or defeating the bill complete in Itself, simply because tbo Hour.e will nofradd ifMO.OOOsniMidy to it. The Senate will therefore withdraw its amend menr, just as it did last yenr, and more thait once before; but Senate should choose to be obstinate, CUairman Blonnt of the postomee committee, n? will pass the resolution'addressing Judg' Will .s out of office. BOBBER BUDGET- Harmless Pistol Pratice in a Lared Sunday law Fjosuary nigh about 10 o'clock fireworks commenced at tile Sanders bar-rooin, in which eleven shots were fired and no blood that a grudge of long standing had ex- isted between Mr. Sanders and Mariano Arcuindifc'UJ, who lives at New Laredo. Mr. WORK RXMAIMKO UNKINISHCR. .smxGTCX, February the and eights of a fraction of Uie week ininj? to the present session of Con- giess, Ihe Senate will give instant attention o the conference reports and gennra.1 ap- propriation bills whenever any of them shall make their appearance, and erorv ef- fort will be put forth to finish the neoussary legislation before next Friday noon. Hem- tt is of the appropriations committee, up- on whom the hardest work devolves, are divided in opinion respecting their ability ai-d that of the Senate to creditably Bticom- h oil that is expected, bnt the majority Lope that, barring accidents anil this wilful acts of obstruction, it may still be found possible to avoid the necessity for a 'Sailed session of the Filtieth Congress. To this end the right of the Senate tuid its committees to opportunity for deliberation upon important matters not yet brought be. lore it, will be waived, and the Senate, as done in previous instances, will cactent itself, under protest.with snoh amendments to honsu lecislatlon as it can secure in hasty conference, taking much for grunted and trusting much to luck. To print and thoroughly examine the naval, legislative, dfrflcitncy and fortification appropriation bills, in their several ordinary sl.fgea through the Senate up to the point of final action, would require almost as many weeks as there remain days of the present session. Miscellaneous subjects of legis- lation, which will probably fill np the spare moments put down" the caucus programme, are as The labor arbitration bill; laud grant forfeiture hills: bill relating to lottery advertise- ments passing through the mails; bills to qnifctjand titles; tieMoiaes laudgraufcbill bill authorizing suits against the ITr.1' Slates; bills tor the adjudication of psii land claims in certain states and terrltor ifs; Mil for the monument to colored soldiers; Francis's resolution; bjll to re imbnrfe Virginia and other states iu ttieir cxpenres in the war of ISI2, and the niter Dtitionsl copyright bill. Senator Miller will call up. probably on Monday or Tues day. the house plenro pneumonia bill (the pending question being the motion to re- contidfr the vote by which the Edmunds substitute -wss adopted. Senator lasall; will seek- an opportunity to call up Jor ac tion the bill repealing the limitation to the arrears of pensions act, and Senator v an tVyt-k will ask the Senate to pans the bill relating to the disposal of abandoned mili- tary reservations under the homestead law. A contest is pending in the session ovsr the nomination of Public Printer the British extradition treaty re main unfin- ished, matters on the executive calendar, but are not likely to be further pressed for action this session. In the House the pro- gramme is to push the appropriation bills 50 HOW. 00 OTI.I per quintal. fl.'CU tai foregoing are the facts in tl-e case, as it now stands. It is under- stood that Ur. Brown is highly displeased over the refusal of the state department. He is whetting; a knife on the sole of his boot, and it is expected he will endeavor bv icransofa speech in the Senate on Monday, to take a few scalps. He is said to have a deal of spicy information furnished by W inisttr Jackson, and that some of the rea- fcns for Jackson's resignation will in this way probably be made public. THE PRESIDENT'S QUANDARY. INTEBSYATE COMMISSIONERS. WASHINGTON, Febrnary The president is in a quandary as to th southern man for the interstate commerc conimisfcioEer. The four men of promt nence strongly backed for the place ar Indian Commissioner Attics of Tennessee Senator Mniey of Texas. General Smith o Georgia and General Brag? of Alabama Ail aie recognized as men of capacity, ant one of had ex peiience in the line ot the duty proposed Uo was for six years at the head of the grate railroad commission, and demonstrated high abilUy in that place. Bis stats delegation in Congress, however, is not a unit in his favor. General Bragg of Alabama, on the other hand, has not ncly hit own state, but alike the state of Florida prtEiiug him with enthusiasm for Ue office. BERLIN'S WEEKLY BUDGET, THE POLITICAL OUTLOOK IN GERMANY. I The Teeling Against Russia Increasing-War Preparations in Cable Flishings. western Trxtf. uorllit-astPrn Mfii.--> aal Colorado'. In all more than prior 4.-r will rultice this to i -i ferfftid in pr.rcbate will m-i .tt o.ake public Its exact l.oumJ.iri--. HELiiON .TOBI.VAIEE. NEW TORPEDO BOAT. 1VOBKTKG HOnEL K.-CHIBITED. WASHINGTON, February workinp mcdil of a torpedo boat of novel design exhibited to members of the house raval committee yesterday by the inventor. General Berdan. The boat is intended to do effective service in cafes where other forms of torpedo hare is, where the craft attacked is protected bv H net- work of chains suspended beyond "the hall tpars. The model is that ot a vessel JCO feet in length, 20 feet in breadth, 1C feet in Jne great enl-rfnce und exit ownfdand controlled by c-ity: that all ordinances which give io street a'r, pas, electric light, telephone and telegraph com- paclce the use of public tor private gains be repeated; all local means or Transportation, such strut elevated or underground rallivayti, be owned and operated by Uie local gov- ernment: that the city shall manufacture acd supply gas for central use, shall pro- duce atd distribute electrical poarer for motion or communication: that all unoccupied land be taxed to tfae full limit of the law. and that all work for the city be done direclly for the city cor- poration and by the legal hour JKV. JS'el. ten was nominated on the first ballot and by an overwhelming majority. Ho is an irocmolder by trade and a native of Wis- consin. The movement in bis favor was kept a profound socrut until theagseinuiiag of the contention. AKOIBEK BOYCOTT. lark City DUtrict Will Fight the Jbolway. NEW YORK, February board of strikes and arbitration of District assembly Ko. 4'. reached by the conference without report- ing back disagreement, and receiving in- structions from the two houses. QUITE A BIGAMIST. How THE HOAR rilLL. MIKOPJTY BEl'ORT. WASHINGTON, February minority report prepared by Senator George, and signed by all the Democratic members the senate committee on judiciary, upon the bill, to provide inquests uncfer na- tional declares it to be the opin- ion of-signers that that measure is rmwar- i.'anted. by the constitution, and that its pas- sage would be a grave and serious nsnrpu tion by Congress reserved to the states. The report discusses at great leagtli the lations of the general to the state govern- ment, and the rights reserved to each under the constitution. Congress, it declares, cia pass no lawtipon the subject of personal JOEfliets between rrivate individuals ferent races and personal wrongs oarpe- ratedbv one between persons of different political parties, or vrongs done by one party man on another because of opinions which the injured party may era ertain or express. The authors of this bill, t says, have not been backward in assert- Eg power in Congress over subjects cognate o those mentioned in Lhis bill, independent, f any support which they ma." have given o many acts of Congress which may have een decided by the Su- ireme Court. They have introduced bills with decisions in their ases which contained associations of xtremest power over subjects. It is defense uf the constitutionality of Ibis bill, say the minority, that it assnmos no jurisdiction, no power over persona to puni-sh or restrain thain, butsimpiy directs the right to make inquisition concerning crfmes coiomtttea in a state, and wbos? trial and punishment are solely in her jurisdiction. The question for decision is, ins Conprees power to pass the bill? Cer- tainly. The power is not among those ex pressly conferred in the constitution. If it were claimed as incidental power, then its advocates must point out the express power lor carrying out which this bill wfts necessary. This could not be done. Bn Jewelry Agent Married and Sobbed and Dtnrted Them. PITTSBURGH, Pa., February months ago a jewelry agent named Ernest Goodman married young Jewess living in this city, and in a few dnys deserted her, taking with him about of her money and some articles of jewelry. On day last week it was that Good man hnd been arrested in Baltimore oa fim.Ua? charge of deserting a girl he had married there, Knd the Pittsburgh wire let immediately for Baltimore to enter sni acaiust him for desertion. To-day Chie of Police Blacimore received a. letter from a lady living at 102 Allen street, New York who also claims to be Goodman's wife She says he left her a year ago; that he took considerable money and a cold watch when he deserted her. From al that can be learned the New Vork wife is No. 3. After leaving his Pitiiburgh wife he went to Cincinnati. Under an as- sumed name he was engaged to a lady there and in trying to escape with some of her iBOiey was arrested. Detectives here notified the Cincinnati authorities to hold Goodman, bnt before the message was re- ceived he had settled the trouble and had been released. This was four months ago. He now turns up ia Baltimore working the same game. The Pittsburgh wife she understands he also has a wife in Philadel- phia. The police authorities bere are of the opinion that Goodman makes n living numerous matrimonial alliances. He is a smooth talker, rather good looking, find appears to have been wonderfully sue- iiefsiul in his plans. HEABlBENDl.NIi DKTAJI.S. February details of ihe disasters caused by earthquakes con- inne to arrive. At to day a child of 12 vears and her father were extri- cated from tie debris, when the latter ex- pired upon the spot. The survivors at Dlazo-Mariano say that the majority of the victims were killed by the "second shock, the people having re-enured houses to procure clothing. The sum of bos been found in ruins there. Bodies wrapped in shrouds lie in the middle of the streets. At only the church steeple remains standing. Soldiers there are EtCll searching the ruins. Thc-v have rescued twenty-seven people, all of whom are more or less injured.___________ ROUMAN1A. BfCHAREST.Febraary of the unsettled state of affairs in eastern Europe, the session of Parliament will be prorogued to the 27th of March. The gov- ernment has asked an extra military credit of _____________ IT ALT. Esmest Efforts Being Made to Have HerSta- teace Commuted by tit Governor. HEBKIMEB, K.Y., February everj- pulpit to-day allusion made to the case of Mrs. Druse, who is to be hanged to-mor- row, and the hope vas generally expressed that proceeding would be averted. Mrs. Druse has passed most of day in the tears, KLe contends that she is in reality innocent of the tturder of her husbsnd. Telegrams have been sent from heie by scores to-day requesting the governor to commute her pt-ntenrt. Cyrtis A. Ballon and Sic- Kinsley of Fomla, who havi" docehke befoie, vrill adj jst the rope acd cap. sprinj the trap ana cut the boaydown. A lirgj crowdisexpecKid In town to-morrow. Mrs. .Druse yesterdaj made her final iiceathlng her b.'-ijy to her clsrsyiaan. llev. Mr. Powell, and t orgau to her daughter Mary, who is in peni- tentiary serving out a life sentence for her participation in father's murder. Her eon George had a partiag interview vritli her yesterday and the wis uiach affected. To-ujpbt service was hi her reit by llev. Jlr. Powell, who will conduct !he fua- services to-mcrrow. :Mrs. Druse nns had a simple black dress made f-T the oc- casion. Oialv a small number of ndaiitttd by law, will wltcets th? eiica- tiOE. ____ BLOW AT LOPMTItXg. Steamboat. Sunk ITorthwectern Crop Report. CHICAGO, February Farmers' He- view crop summary for this week is as fol- lows "VTinter wheat excepting in Michigan and Wisconsin, have been bare for two weeks and subjected to varying milrt and cold weather, excepting in Kansas, the outlook for the crop continues 'to be reported as promising. The best re- ports come from Obio, Indiana. Michigan. Wisconsin and Missouri, while the outlook in Illinois is fair and in Kansas is poor. There is a very light corn movement in Illinois and in all states west and south- west of Illinois. Folly one-half the counties of Iowa are Importing corn at from So to 40 cents per bushel, and this is also to ne of scattering counties in Jimue- eoto, Wisconsin and Illinois. The average price of corn is 1C to 2i> cejita COMBINATION TALSCZn OF. Kom, February efforts to induce Count de Cobilant to form a new ministry have failed. A Depritis-Crespe combination is now talked of. PORTUGAL. Wn-LING TO TREAT. LONDON, February government organs say that the Sultan of Zanzibar is suing for peace, and is willing to negotiate with Portugal respecting the delineation of the frontiers of'Zanzibar Mozambique. The snltan's previous refusal to negotiate led to the Tnngi dispute. L4SGE LAND SALE. The Bupoial of a Grant Claimed to Have Befn Conceded if Ago. BT. Lotns, February the most extensive private laud purchase ever in this country was consummated ia this city a short time ago, and within few weeks all the necessary papers will be pre- pated and formal claim for possession entered. While Texas was still a province of the Mexican renr.bJicR certain Dr. Beales emigrated from England ami married a j native of Mexico, becoming a citizen. De- I siring to found a colony he obtained from the Mexican government an immense grant of Innd, consisting of acres, known the Arkansas grant, situated in what are now the states of Texas, Colorado and tbe territory of New Mexico. Just then the war of Texas independence broke out and Dr. Beales found it impossible to estV> his colony. The grant was renewed, however, and the treaty of Guadeloupe Hidalgo, being so framed as to protect those holdlDggrantsiroru the Mexi- can government. Dr. Reales, before he was able to out his plan to locate the colony died, nncl the grant passed to bis children. They did not, however, appro- rials he value of the land, and no part of t has ever been sold. Now a company of American capitalists, Kufus Hatch, beins rnocg the number, have obtained the title o tne land from the heirs, and will, it is take possession thereof in a short ime. The graat covers a dif trict tu north.- Minor Elver Kitiar. Ky., February evening the wind commenced to blow bere heavily, coming from the north- west. It continued to blow.a perfect hurri- ctne at intervals nntil 6 o'clock this morn- ing. Many accidents are reported, prin- cipally minor ones, though oonsideralile damage has oeen done. The steamboat Reindeer, lying at the cl.ty wharf, was so roughly treated, by the that she sprang a leak and sunk in four foet of water. After tbe Keiadeer upon (he bottom a much larger boat, the Uibernia, which was tied to the wharf a few yards above, was seized by the whirlwind. Her three large cables snapped asunder like so much twins and she was cast ageicet the sunken vessels. The latter were badly smashed, and tks Uibernia recovered her moorings with her side staved in. The river is riiting at the rnte of two inches an hour, and if the heavy rairs of last week continue much suffering will follow. Tuo water has already reached many The hurri- cane to-flay Blsio fmaslud in rtboat 14J feet of the western wsll of ihe Southern tion hoMins. the damage being about S-10.WO. OB1TUABY. WA.JOII (J. M. V'WIllHTEK. liiiL-ON, Tex., February 27.--The re'mniin of Major G. M. McWbirter were accooi- I anied to Ibeir last resting place at tiflton cemetery by a funeral pro- cession to-day, and interred with Masonic hoiiors. Major BIcWMrter was one of Bel- ten's oldest ard best citizens having lived in this county since lie wa< a Arch Mason and Knight Templur, an-i at one time held the position of most eminent grand high priest ot the M. li. Grand Koyal Arch Chapter of Texas. He first in farming and stock raising and af terwarf in the mercantile business, m both of whlck pursuits he was successful, retiring from the latter in lt-74. He leaves a handsome property to his family. There seldoim leaves this world "one with warmer friends and fewer enemies. IT doesn't tafc-Roid. A quarter ot atlollu will buy a bottle Dr, Hull's Cough ;