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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - March 2, 1890, Salt Lake City, Utah                                I First i to a YOL XXXVIHNO 120 SALT LAKE CITY UTAH SUNDAY MOKSTTSTG MARCH 2 1800 PEIOE FIVE CENTS Interesting Eastern Jfeivs by Special Telegraphic Service MGALLA WAS DINED BY ROYALTY Another Sido to the Enterprise of Praise for the Com Wvo Stock War That AVill Benefit Western Shippers have it said that I arn the principal stock holder in tho new company It has not fully organized us yofc but it is capitalized at Us president is I Llebes ono of Iho wealthiest fur dealers of San T5io other stockholders arc mainly Western men Our hid was the highest mado and was considerably In ex cess of that of the Alaska Commercial com pany which hold tho privilege for tho last twenty years We pay for the lease and about SO K2 for each so a 1 taken out This amounts to a bid over the tax on each seal of THE RIDEAU HALL SCANDAL YORK March Special to Tniw A man who cruisoJ with Captain the steamship Enterprise says in a smart diplomatic man a good U 10 best dancer on tlie ami tho best lighter Most of tho with tlie wardroom officers whom McCaila cut down was a New Vofk tonsil ami vory troublesome Ho MoOalta of all blamu In striking him Walker Wfis ringleader in a gonentl onslaught on the colored sailors on board and would not stop his riotous conduct when told to but kopt hollowing at Uio top of his volet The CiiptJtin became irri arid struck Walker two or throo tlrnas with sword on tho hoacl Walker was ironod hand and foot and clcforisulcsfl Ho was in tho hospital a week Them was tuvor a man who wont abroad who did so jimds to raise Hi standard of American seamanship LH OapUin MeCalla II o prnoUcally fmuoil himsolf ou tlio pnnplo over there lie did things which had never boon done before Tlio American Uopilblic owes him a debt of Hero is a lint of Iho English big Kims who visited tho Princn of Wales Duko of Arsylo Marquis of Lornc Hh1 John Hums and the nayur of Southampton with his huadluH utid iOiiucJi lined with tho Queen at the Oshorno llousf on fcliu Jslool WlKlit and with tlio of Kuxsia at St and Em jkvEJtf William at lluiIin He made tlio En of tho roviowiiit party to tlio naval nuuiouivers of tho Russian and Gor man forces at thu mooting of tho and Kalsor and you win dopuad on it that wo cut ahead of tin A Jfjivo Stock War GmCAGO March Spoolal to war has brokim out in tho slock yards botwoon tho shippers ami tho producers of cattlojiml theoommKsIon tuon Tho Amori an Commission company stinting the shippers have onjoinud tho Chl iriigo Live Stock Exchange representing tho commission merchants allcglritf in bill that tho stork company was formed on ac count iff tho extortiotwlo of tho com mis Ion mon who had combined to con trol tho sale of live stock arriving at Chl oago Similar exchange existed hi tho East it St Louis Kansas City and Omaha to tho great injury of tho stock producers ami tho public Tho shippers put up with tholr grievances until January 1SSO when thoy organ IxoiJ tho American Live Stock Commission com pany for tlio Malo of hoir cattle adopting a system of dividends ami robalo for thobono flt of It appointed 11 P Kodgors manager nml tocoamo a member of tho Llvo Sjiock Exchange a cortiliwate being issued to JlliOHS Lateiy the company abolished tho of manager and uogors resigned lie siirrcmterod the to iho company but it is alleged ho abstracted tho Kamo subsequently from tho oflioo tho company Consequently It has no member ship In Mio Llvo Stock Exchange and oanuot do business with buyers Tho exchange has also passed a resolution denying member ship to any corporation which pays divl demls rebates to Us stockholders or otisromors striking directly at the shippers association Tho company says It sold last year hundreds of thousands of lumcTof llvo stock for its members and divided in rebates Judge Tuloy tssiied an injunction restrain ing lingers from uslug or disposing of the exchange membership and enjoined tho ox cluinge notifying its members nor to pur chaso llvo stock in Hie general market from complainant or from expelling com plainant from membership It ia bcliovcd hero tho war may result in considerable benefit to cattlo shippers in the West who are sending in their cattle Humors That Something is Wrong at the GovernorGenerals Home March San Franoisco Chronicle Hall expenditure was discussed again before the Public Accounts Committee today W HuLchlnson clerk of tho works at llideau Hall said that an inventory was taken in April 3880 which WHS accepted by Lord Stanleys steward who checked off only the linen and ntono china and glassware and kitchen but there was no Inventory taken between theso times No ollleial of the Public Works Department had taken any inventory since If tho Hall was stripped of all Its goods therefore thcro were no OL knowing it IIo was asked if the Government had not jcd thousands of dollars worth of furniture and replied that littlo or no now furniture was there yet He kopt no regu lar account of the goods received since Lord Lome icft Ho kept only tho bills None of the goods purchased for Jiidcau Hall had ever been sold Ho could not swear but ho Ijiilicvccl that all tho goods in tho Hall in when ho first went there were there yiifc Ho got his present position in JbTii but took no inventory of the goods ami could not say positively that tho goods there then were still hero Hon Mr Foster said ho did not know that anything improper was being done but ihoro were rumors to that ellcct within the hist or throo months Action had been taken In matter at tho suggestion of tho JovcrnorGcriaral himself It was proper that all the furniture china should havo the Government mark upon it Mr Klart assistant to tlio chief archi tect submitted a statement from tho Pub lic Works Department showing tho annual expenditures on Kldcau Hall from tho con federation to JtisfJ to havo boon Tlio matter was then dropped for tho pres ent Tho PAUIS March TinnuNK Francisco CliroiticAc towns throughout France arc being industriously placarded wiUi 1ho pictures of tho Duo V representing hint as behind prison bars The purposo Is apparently to arouse in Iis behalf ami for political cuds tho pco pto whoso sympathies urn still moro or less attached to his house and to the cause of the royilistH It is reported in tho lobbies of ilia Ohambcr of Deputies that as soon as tho young prlnco Issues Trom prison ho intends to stand as a candidate for tho Chamber in all tlio provincial oloctlons which may occur us fast they cotnn on with tho idea of creating a groat popular demonstration in Ills favor after tlio manner of the defunct Jknilauglst party Sympathy for the Doctor CHICAGO March to congregation of Dr Lorlmor the Baptist minister who created such at Holyoko by denounc ing Koman Catholicism whilst nndov tho in iluonco of nn overdose of qniuliic at a mooting at his church last night adopted a resolution expressing sympathy for him and his family and allowing him six weeks va cation without dhmnutlon of his salary A letter from a Itolyoko gentleman defend ing Dr Loriinor and saying that his thoro was abovo criticism wns also read liicutennnt Steelc is Quaking ST PAUL March to tho first order was issued by the President 3u tho case of Private Wild thoro has been consternation horo In military circles Lieutenant Steclo who put on a blustering front at first is now quaking In his boots It is learned that tho Wild case was railroaded through to permit tho ofliccrs to go duck hunting which was good that day Jjincolu Recovering Miirch Lincoln is steadily recovering from tho shook and other effects of tho last operation All tho serious phases of tho ctiso aro greatly mitigated today The New Seal Company NEW YORK March Dispatch Francisco Chronicle O Mills last evening denied that ho wns tho principal stockholder in tho North Amor can Commercial company to which tho Soo of tho Treasury has awarded tho Alaska seal contract r urn interested iln gold mines jnierprises ia Alaska but I do not wiah to on tho Pension Billfl a March Algor commandorinchlcl of the Grand Army passed through this city this morning and in msponso to inquiries by G A E men said T mado a careful inquiry whilo in Wiishlnjiton and loaruod beyond all tiuos Uou tliill tho soiviuo pension bill cannot pass Tho East as woll us tho South will It and tlio pension committee of tlie G A K says it cant pass 1 am satisfied howovoi1 that tho dependant pension bill will pass within tlio next two weeks It is bettor thai those who sick and helpless should rotolvo help than that all should fall and that will bo tho rosult if only tho sor vicjc pension bill is Vor Independence NKW YOKK March Montreal special suys A loaguo has boon formed horo to bring about tho independence of Canada by All tho American powers aro to bo asked to oxort llicir moral Influence if need bo in a action to free tho country of tlio lust voutlgo of European rule on tho continent The loaguo will havo unltoil with it all the Liberal clubs in tho country American universities aro to bo united to cooporate as woll is all political bodies who havo for their object tho bringing about of tho Innl triumph of Democratic in stitutions throughout tho world The loaguo will be utuku tin control of a supremo council wJiurio actions will bo kopt secret This Is a new departure and coming uf tor tho recent act ion of tho Liberal clubs In declaring for independence causes much comment The Dakota lottery Schemers ST PAUL March Bismarck N special to tho Pioneer Press Tho actions of tho lottery people today indicate strongly that they aro planning somo scheme and the rumor of a now bill is repeated with persistence It Is probable that a canvass Is being mado to find out whether thcro is strength enough obtainable to carry tho bill through If tho bill Ls introduced it will most itkely bo during tho last week of tho session Parliament jLONDON March Conservatives in tend to denuuul that Labouchcro bo com pelled f o name his authority for tho state ment last night regarding tho conversation between Salisbury General Probyn in relation to Lord Arthur Somerset It Is re ported that Sir Francis Kuollls private sec rotary to tho Prince of Wales is Labou chores Informant How at an Kntcrtainmcut LAMAU March im enter tainment at Shorts school twelve miles from here lust night four mcnSbeoomo en gaged iti a row Mrs Short fainted and died Sho was subject to heart disease Six men received painful wounds in tlio course of the Witnesses Missing NEW YOKK March and Daw son two witnesses who aro wanted in the bankwrecking case aro reported missing by the United States district attorney Ho cannot close tills case against Classen with out them No explanation is given of their absence A Railway Consolidation ASHLAND March notice has boon received here that the freight and pnssensor business of tho Northern Pacific und Wisconsin Central roads as far as Ash 1 and has boon consolidated Tho transfers aro being made today The Iowa Seuatorship DES MOINES March a joint Democratic caucus this evening S L Bos ton tlio defeated candidate on the Demo cratic ticket for Lieutenant Governor last fall received the nomination lor United States Senator An Arkansas BallotBox That Discount the Mississippi Plan REPUBLICAN VOTES FELL IN A BASKET The Montana Senatorial Case Come and the Shidy Casi Penitent Transgressor Cham pioned by the Commissioner The Temperature March York 40 New Orleans U 4 Cincinnati IS Ghi 2 Winnipeg 28 bolow WASHINGTON March Senate Com mlttoe on Privileges and Elections took u tiio Montana Senatorial controversy today Several hours wore devoted to disoussin tho legal questions involved but no conclu sion was reached In fact tho members o the committee had but just received piintcc copies of tho arguments made by Paino and Jenkr two weeks ago and had neither time opportunity to study them As to tho questions of fact in the case tho members o tlio committee knew littlo or nothing anc Chairman Hoar and Gray wore appointed i subcommlttco to collect the facts and re port to tho committee next Saturday WANT TO KNOWAUOUT THE INDIANS McOleary today presented in the Houso a tho President to corn munlcato to that body if not incompatible with public any correspondence hac with tho Mexican Government regarding tho employment In tho regular army of tho United States of Indian scouts for the pur pose of pursuing hostile Indians in thcii raids in the United Status and Mexico also any correspondence In regard to tlio pro posed transfer of the Apache Indians to Fort Sill THE ARKANSAS PLAN Uj in tho room ofthe House Committee 01 Elections today stood the ballotbox that will figure in tlio debate on tho Feathor stouobato election case next week The box is mado tin and looks like any ordi nary cheap ballotbox but thcro is peculiarity about It that appears only upon close inspection Tho placo in which the ballots arc placed is double so that a hallo placed on one side slips into tho box but ii placed on the other side it slides unporcuivec clown into a basket or upon tho floor Tho contestant Foathcrstonc asserts that twentyone of these boxes were used in ono county at tho election In Arkansas and as tho Republican ballots weremarked in blue to distinguish them it was an easy inattoi for tho Democratic election managers to sec that theydid not go into tho ballot boxes and gob counted The double lip around tho oriflco can easily bo taken oil leaving tho box absolutely honest in appearance AND JOTi SHIDY CASK At the session of tho House committee in vestigating thecharges against the Civil Scrvfcb Commission today Koprosontativo Ewart read a telegram from exCommis sioncr Edgorton saying that the char go that Campbell had given out civil service ques tions was never made known to him Edger ton until the evening before ho wrote his letter to the President andtho reason why it was withhold was best known to those who conducted it Oberly had testified the other clay that Edgorton refused to havo anything to do with tho charge against Campbell Census Porter said re garding Shidys appointment in the Census Onico that Roosevelt camo to him and said that ho Koosovolt thought Shidy was un justly dismissed from the Milwaukee post ollico and asked him to appoint Shidy to a position in tho Census Bureau Ho would not havo appointed Shidy had he been told that ho mado false certifications iu tho Milwaukee postoihce Commissioner Itoosovolt gave the com mittee u history of thu investigation oC tho Milwaukee postofTlce ho said was notdismissed for doing wrong but for trying to atone for it by doing well and ho had confessed and expressed sincere regret for what ho had Roosovolt declared the Government must protect Its own witnesses who were perse cuted for tolling tlio truth Ho would not interfere with any punishment for wrong doing Commissioner Thompson said that aftor hearing Shidys testimony ho did not think ho was a man who ought to havo a placo un der tlio Government for tho reason that ho showed a moral obliquity which tin fitted him for employment in tho Government service Commissioner Lyruan testified that tho preliminary report mado in tho Milwaukee postolHco case previous to tho reorganiza tion of the Commission had not been acted upon by tlio Commission because he Lyinan could not got Edgorton to cooperate with him After he had boon appointed to tho Commisslonership on Indian Ailairs Oberly made a statement concerning tho prelimi nary report saying it was submitted in writing aftor ho had loft tho ofllco although he had known its nature shortly before he left He caused a good deal of laughter by saying Paul had been appointed by President Cleveland ho was vicepresi dent of tho Milwaukee Civil Service Asso ciation PostmasterGeneral Wanamaker was then asked concerning his action in tho case of Shidy Roosevelt had told him that Shidy had aided the Commission in its investiga tion and Postmaster Paul had taken offense and dismissed Sbidy Roosevelt had not told him of the charges against Shidy of makingfalse certificates Ho was asked if it had been stated to him that Shidy was guilty of the charges against him he would havo entertained a rcqxiest for a personal endorsement for a position for him Wana maker replied certainly Ho would consider it a duty to warn tlio heads of the Departments against such a person PUBLIC DEBT STATEMENT Following is the public debt statement for month ending February Debt on which interest censed since maturity principal and Dubt bearing no interest S Total Total debt loss available cash Xet cash in Debt less in Treas ury Fob Decrease of debt during Decrease of debt since Total cash shown by Treasurers general Ship Carpenters Strike carpenters in nine the Thames havo struck for an advance of Od per day Sons of the Revolution NEW YORK March Soward Webb recently elected presidentgeneral of the Na tional Society of Sons of the Revolution avo a dinner to the members at Delmonioos tonight Among those who attended were Gen Schofiold exGov Green Edwaad Everett Halo Gov Menjanj of Minnesota Chaunccy M Depow Warner Miller and many others Lucius P Doming speaking of the societj and its objects closed his remarks by call Ing upon Chauncey M Depcw tho Prcsldout of the United which was received with great applause In rising Depow said ill am glad there is one objec upon which tho Sons of the American Revo lution can agree and I am perfectly willing to bear the proffered honor until the nex National Convention When it meets think you will meet somo delegates whc dont agree with you and I guess they wil have their own way about SUICIDED WITH GAS After SpendingHis Fortune and Life to Perfect an Invention NEW YOKK March San Francisco Chronicle Su special says John Griscolm formerly of California a man of science but an unsuc cessful inventor was found in his office at 47 Park street this morning sitting dead at his desk with a blanket wound around hit head and a rubber tube with its one end fastened to a gas jot and tho other around to his coat collar iii such a way that the gas poured directly into his nostrils and open mouth Griscolms office is a littlo three cornered shop littered with tools and cog wheels In this place ho had been working for years over a patent wheel brake which ho could not get any road to adopt or any capitalist to manufacture His brother H Griscolra who is employed by the Western Union Telegraph company says that his brother had spent all of his fortune which amounted to in his ciVorts to push his invention to completion His wife and three children are still living in California For tho last few weeks he lias been soiling out all of his ollico furniture and fixtures Everything upon which ho could raise money was dis posed of oven to his stovo Last night ho went across the street to tho machine shop of H Buhler who has modeled all of his tools for him and begged him to buy his desk and office chair Btihler did not want it but took the desk and agreed to leave it there that night This morning a young man from tho Union Foundry went across the street to see Griscolm and let himself in with a key which tho inventor had given to tho men iu tlio foundry Tho moment tho young man opened tho door the gas and al most choked him Ho waited aminute be fore ho entered and when he did so saw the body of Griscolra lying back limp and strangelooking in an armchair Every window and skylight had been closed and the gas from tho burner was turned on at full Tho rubber tube through which the had reached his mouth was one ho had ased in Ms invention as part of the machine that had ruinedhim and that at last served with horrible appro priateness to take On in front of him were several letters The gen eral tenor of them was that his life had been unsuccessful and that he was better out of tho way not only for his own sake but for that of his family His great work one which ho failed to have used was in the nature of an air brake to be placed on axle wheels and was especially adapted tc freight cars Ho had worked over this for fifteen years Griscolm was the son of Dr John H Griscolm lit one time a wellknown this city Mrs Griscolm and childrenareat Lake villo California A few hours before his death Goiscolm sent them S25 in a letter the last cent he had in the world Tho money was procured by selling his office furniture PLANNING FOR HEALTH Doings of the International Assem blage on JRegulationr WASHINGTON PanAmeri can Congress has adopted the report of the committee on the subject of sanitary regu lations The report says In part Tho committee carefully examined the work of the special conferences and congresses which havo mot at diiTerent times and has reached the conclusion that it dis charged its duty by making a se lection from among those works which are tho result of exhaustive studies made by men eminent in tho science of medicine in Europe as well as America Complete isolation which theoretically ap pears to be the most effective prophylactic against the inArasion of epidemic diseases docs not atford In practice satisfactory re sults as a sanitary measure but tends on tho other hand to notably injure the com mercial interests of the countries But if absolute isolation as prophylactic is nothingmore than an illusion the same may not be said of tho sanitary means that mod ern science has placed within our reach for tho disinfection of infected localities as as pre vent the introduction and development of contagion in those which remained in a state of health The Rio Janeiro conven tion and tho draught of tlioCongress at Lima are works which may serve as a model with respect form and general idea for sanitary conventions The greater of South America on tho Atlantic are guided andgoverned by the decision of tho international Sanitary Convention at lllo Janeiro of 1SS7 and althoughit does not appear that the plans of tho Sanitary Con ross at Lima of 1SS3 havo passed into tho category of International co ty the Committee hopes they will be accepted jy tho governments that participated in said congress The sanitary conventions of Rio Jaiiiero and Lima agree inessential provisions If their rules and regulations wore duly observed in all America they would prevent under any circumstances iho conflict which usually arises between to care for the public health and the principle of freedom of communica tion between countries A Miraculous Escape ELKHART March Dis San Francisco Chronicle This morning when the Lake Shore Micbi an Southern passenger truin was a mile out of this station on its way toj Chicago and running at a good speed a thireeyeur old child whosoparents wore asleep walked out to the platform and fell off ilinost immeditely discpvered her childs ibsence and finding that it had fallenfrom ho with difficultyrestrained rom following it The train wais backed slowly and the little one was n the track perfectly vinin fom a slight soratci on one jar Thechilds escape from deathis1 re jarded as miraculous A London Dynamite Story LONDON March iau Francisco was a rumor tonight in London that thepolice had discoveredanother dynamiteplot The Scotland Yarpl authorities deny any danger threatens the public tranquility Detectives arejldoggiug the goings jarid com ngs of all IrishAmericans and Parncll is Illed with much ahxic by lest dreadful xplosion should again blight the hopes of ill true friends of Ireland A Brief Session WASHINGTON JQIoxcii the House after ho passage of a few private pension bills he Senate bill jproviding for an Assistant of passed yeas 126 nays The House til on took up the contesteaj lection case ofjFeatherstone vsCate from lie First Distrust ol Arkansas Aftec listening ltf an aigtnnent f Wisconsin the House final S DAYS ARE NUMBERED Mis Holiness Realizes Approaching Death and Suggests a Successor A POPULAR AMERICAN IN LONDON The Kaiser Turnsito Bismarck for Aid in His Hour of Germai Serpa Piixto Defies Hi Government NEW YORK March Dispatcl San Francisco Chronicle and Express Rome cable Notwithstanding al denials that the Pope is seriously 111 th truth has at last leaked out and occurrences of late point to tho belief that tho death o Leo XIII is not far off A recent conclave received from tho Pope an intimation tha his death seeracd near and that ho desired to recommend Cardinal Vantelli as his suc cessor His Increasing debility under re peated epileptic attacks has causad tho Pope to make a nomination a stop which is never taken unless tho end is believed to bo near Cardinal Gibbons book on Our Christan Heritage is Sreatly praised by the clerica organs of this city Tho Monitcur says These admirable American bishops seem to be near tho discovery of the true formula for tho future reconstruction of societies which arc now in course of The German Situation BERLIN March the results of tho second ballots reported today the dis astrous defeat of tho Cartel coalition was confirmed and tho same figures put in a stronger light tho triumph of tho German Liberals and Socialists Four districts in this city in which tho first canvass was un decided are known to have been carried by the German Liberals Returns from tlio provinces received up to p m con tinue to disclose in every direction tho do feat of the National Liberals and tho suc cess of tho popular candidates of tho various stripes Perhaps tho most surprising feature of this activity of tho popular element is the lively reappearance of the Volks party or Democrats in all the districts where tho Socialists did not put up candidates Bismarck is already planning and nego tiating a reconstruction of the Government majority by manipulation of In tho now scheme the Center party will re place tho National Liberals as they stood in tho Cartel Tho elections have resulted in a fall restoration of thePrincos control over tho Emperor Ho never seriously intended to retire but would rather havo retired than have played tho part of a figurehead His giving out of a purpose to resign calls tho Emperors attention to tho fact that it would be a logical consequence of his separating himself from tho Chancellor and doubtless ledhim to reflect upon what ho was to do without him As soon as the adverse result of tho elections wore percep tible this reflection must havo loomed up as ono of serious moment and all this led tho Emperor to an unqualified adhesion to tho Princes projected parliamentary plan The first measure showing the drift of tho scheme is the revival of active relations with the Vatican An important point is Bismarcks recommendations as to tho de tails ofa restitution to tho Catholic clergy of the sums sequestrated during the Kul tnrkampf Report also credits the Em peror with having Avritten personally to the Pope on the close connection of his proposed State Socialism with Christian Socialism as embodied in Papal allocutions In addressing tho Council of State at the close of todays session the Emperor declared that his aims in the social problem were not ideal He did not hope to dis cover somo grand remedy for tho cure of all social evils He desired rather and simply that a determined eilort be made to find means to satisfy the legal demands and just wishes of the working people It is not thought the coming international labor conference will amount to much al though tho Emperor is sanguine England and France having objected to the consid eration of the nine hours this part of the programme has been amended and practic ally withdrawn Thus tho conference al ready assumes tho character of an academic meeting in which many theoretical sugges tions will be made A Popular American in London LONDON March Dispatch San Francisco Chronicle is one American here who is always welcome not only in fashionable West End drawing but in the clubs and in the houses of Bohemia It is Bret Harto He is a member of half a dozen clubs has a ood income from his literary labors cnter ains like a lord and lives like o gentleman He is besides a prodigious worker and it was thought at one time that his pen had lost its cunning but it wassimply a lapse into astatc of idleness that was good for the author larte is paid well for his work ji English weeklies and magazines Mid he has more orders for stories on hand than he can possibly fill for the next five years He does an occasional leader for the Times or the Standard or the and he is often in demand by weekly papers for re view of some book of current interest but he prefers storywriting as a matter of choice and as a mutter of pecuniary profit It is a mystery to English men how he manages to depict such wonderful pictures of American life and habits that he does If Bret Harte is any suinghe is truly an American author He las never been an imitator of European types and styles and he knows how to draw L pen portrait or tell a story as well today is when Charles Dickenscomplimented him Luck of Roaring Camp and The Outcasts of Poker He has a com lortable bank account Major Phxtos Defiance NEW YORK March Dispatch San Francisco Chronicle Lisbon cable Major Serpa Pinto lias defied the Lisbon Government by diso beying its injunction to remain iu Africa md leaves Capetown on board the Portu guese mail with the purpose of iaidntr part debates in the Cortes on situation in Africa arid his treatment of uho natives In an interview at Durban Serpa Pinto blamed the Protestant mission aries and the agentsof the African company s prime movers in the quarrelbetween the iortuguese and the asserted ihat the Portuguese massacred the natives omy when they were compelled to do so m iclfdefense Northern Pacific Objects NEW YOHK March following is a jemiofHcial statement of the position of the Northern Pacific on the proposed contract with the Pacific MaH Steamship Company jiven out today The Northern Pacific ays no arrangements have been made with he Pacific Mail although negotiations are progress the Northern Pacific Company levins resolved to put on steamship line etween Tacoma and Ohirfa and Japan his la jrendered by the Canadian Pacific and it was thought better to make tho arrangement if practicable with one of the existing lines preferably the Pacific Mail The rosult of tho arrangement if made will be each trans continental line will be upon an equal foot ing as to China and Japan business Tho proposed arrangement will in no manner affect transcontinental rates On tho con trary it will have a tendency to make them more permanent The disadvantage if any of the iho arrangements will be the loss to tho Canadian Pacific of the control of tho transPaeino business which they have heretofore had between the northern Pacific coast and China and Japan CONTEST OF THE CHAMPIONS Slosson and Shaefer Close the Great Billiard Tournament NEW YORK March and Cotton played in the billiard tournament this afterj noon Score Cotton 500 Daly 471 Aver ages Cotton 15 433 Daly 14 2332 High est runs Cotton 90 and G2 Daly CO and 46 Tonight was the last regular gamehero of tho tournament and this together with tho fact that the game was between the great players Shacfor and Slosson drew a tremendous crowd Betting was heavy with Schaef cr slightly th c favorite They pi ay ed tho fourteeuinch Balke line Slosson led off and scored 2 The Wizard failed to score In the second inning Slosson made a run of lltf The Wizard mauc his first two points in this inning In tho third in ning Slosson made 2 arid Schacfcr 100 Neither scored in tho fourth inning In the fifth Slosson made 6 while Schacfer failed to score Each mado 17 in tho next inning In tho seventh inning Slosson scored 20 and Schaefer 17 Schaefer missed a shot and threw off his dresscoat impatiently Slos son mado 2 in the next inning and on the third shot mado a misscuc Schaefer fol lowed with a run of 5 In the ninth Slosson made 12 and Sliaefer failed to score Slosson opened tho tenth inning with a run of 4U while tho Wizard made onUi Slosson made hi the next inning and Schaofer followed his opponents lead by a run of 45 In tho twelfth inning Slos son made 3 and missed a setup Schaefer started out as if to mako a big rnn with the balls in a corner but kissed out on the third shot In tho twentyfourth inning Slosson mado a run of 20 This gave him a lead of 140 Schaefer mado 3 on his last shot got the balls frozen in a corner and tho spotted them and he failed to make another point Neither scored in the twentyfifth inning In tho twentysixth inning Slosson scored 2 and Schaefer 3 Slosson adclecl 50 to his scoro in the next two Innings while Schaefer made 33 In the thirtieth inning Slosson made 16 and Schaefer 7 making the score for Slosson and Schaefer 313 In tho thirtyfirst inning Slosson made the requisite 47 to put him out Score Slosson 50fl Schaofer 313 Averages Slossou 18 431 Schaefer 19330 Daly Ives and Cotton are now tied for tho third place Tonight they decided not to play off tho tie but to divide the third and fourth money amounting to S1200 among COMMANDER MCALLAS HOBBY Believed to Have Gone Crazy on the Subject of Discipline WASHINGTON March Dis San Francisco Chronicle There is a groat difference of opinion at tho Navy Department regarding tho scandal telegraphed from New York about Com mander MeCalla and his officers on the man ofwar but tho people at tho Department were not unprepared for this news Predictions have several times been made that there would be a circus when the Enterprise got home for the officers on that ship in letters to their friends In Wash ington have given brief accounts of the trouble between the commander and his officers and one of them in a letter received here not long ago said If this voyage isproloiigcdrouch further I shall bo under arrest and in or ready to go to the asylum as soon as I land I cannot stand MeCalla much longer without losing ray reason Commander MeCalla is a resident of Wash ington and his family is here Before start ing on the cruise from which he has just returned howas an assistant to Admiral Walker in tho Bureau of Detail and was popular both among the attaches of tho Department and in general society He always had the reputation of being a very strict disciplinarian and several times when ho has been a subordinate on board ship his superior officers have had to restrain him and modify tho orders ho liad issued He has however always been regarded as a through gentleman a humane man and ono who takes a great pride in his profession This is the first ship he has1 ever commanded and as one of the ofliccrs at the Department remarked today it is very evident that he has given his disposition as a martinet free iwing One officer declares that in his opinion MeCalla must have gone crazy for bo always was a fanatic on tho subject of dis iipline and has probably let his hobby run away with him A courtmartial will be ordered soon however when all the facts will come out THE BASEBALL SEASON It Opens April 2 League Propo sition CHICAGO March Players National Baseball League begins tho spring meeting at Cleveland on the 31th The principal business will be a consideration of the play ing schedule adopted by the committee in January which it is thought will be adopted The season begins April 24th and uds October 4th with 140 games Secretary Brunei of the Players League today sent a letter to the presidents and secretaries of leagues in the country calling attention to the fact that the principles upon which tho Players League was founded do not recognize any of the old arbitrary rules inimical to tho players interests and inviting consideration of the following proposition of an agreement between all leagues and associations and be tween the clubs and players provisions for proper support discipline and the enforce ment of just definite penalties for Breaches thereof the maintenance of an uni form code of playing rules A Blow at the Bucket Shops March struck at the bucket shopstoday by the Board of of the Board this afternoon at a meeting decided to abolish the gathering of quota the elaborate system now in vogue1 is March 31st What if anything will can only be surmised Most people believe the cessation will be only tempoiary that if ter having broken up the advantages now enjoyed by the bucket shops by reason of various injunctions the Board ill resume ts service Another Negro Lynched MAKTINviciiE March corpse of a negro was found Changing to a railroad bridge at Ittenaba Inquiry showed t to body ofBurke JVIartin a neprio vho shot and killed a white man for the robbery v1 He IT WAS A BRUTAL MURDER The Mystery Sorrounding the Collinstoj Tragedy is Solved GLEASON WAS SLUGGED TO DEATH A Spectator of tho Crime Relates the Taulbco Kin caid Silcott ATTiM and Woolly Terror in Indian Territory Utah March 1 Special to In the inquest over tho body of Hyrum Gleasou held today somo very im portant evidence was produced as stated iu our dispatches of Thursday Tho rumors set adrift by the saloon element that tho man hud fallen on tho sidewalk and broken his neck proved to bo false Tho evidence shows tho man was murdered by a crowd of tho saloon element iu Wilsons saloon It was shown that tho man laid on tho saloon floor about two hours while the gang mado up the story to circulate as to how ho carno to his death On tho stand Wilson claims that nothing was used except lists but this is contra dicted and tho marks on tho dead roans face show it to have been battered up with somo instrument probably a gun When it was found that ho did not got up they dragged him to ono side of the room throw a blanket over him and mado out that ho was asleep instead of stunned as they sup posed A short time after that they went to him and found him dead Then commenced the plotting to cover up tho crime and mako it appear that had fallen over somo empty beer bottles on tho sidewalk But for the weakening of Wilson this would probably have remained an un told story Even as tho matter stands Wil son has allowed tho guilty ones to escape not telling it until thoy were hundreds of miles away and he will probably be held an accessory Everything was running along smoothly until this afternoon when Bob Wilson weakened and told tho supposed facts in tho case Ho says Gleason had been drink ing considerably all tho evening and into his placo about midnight and claimed that ho could whip any twenty men in Col linston It was not long umil lie and a bartender by the namo of Fletcher were fighting Gleason being a powerfullybuilt man was getting tho best of Fletcher hav ing his arm around bis neck and choking him Then a call was mado for assistance and one of tho gamblers by the name of White came to the rescue and assisted ia slugging the man striking tho head and breaking his nose Ho then gave him a kick in the neck breaking it Glea son fell to the floor Fletcher and White left town on Thursday night and have not boon heard or since Warrents are now out for their arrest but s many hours have intervened it has given them an excellent chance to get away Several others are implicated in the matter but the report made by tho jury is not to bo divulged until the arrests are made Tho facts as given were obtained by continual pumping as the entire investigation Is to be kept quiet for tho present The entire day has been given to hearing witnesses and a shorthand writer was on hand to take down all the testimony The corpse was shipped to Farmjngton this morning and the funeral will probably take place there on Sunday afternoon Tho prosecuting attorney is still in town gaining all the new information obtainable It is understood that ho will have all the gamblers pulled and try to break up so much gaming in this town as the idea seems to be that this was at the back of Thursday mornings tragedy Fights and brawls are occurring nearly every day and it is a won der that more men are not killed The following is tho verdict of the jury We the jury find that Hyrum Gleason came to his death by heavy blows struck by T H White while struggling with H Fletcher Also other men were impli The Hurley Bank Bobbery ASHLAND March 1 Evidence of a startling nature was given today by J C Lcnnon brother of the attorney In the Hur ley Bank robbery case Ho said that two weeks before Christmas Joodland came to him with a proposition to makcS3500 apiece saying that Cashier Reynolds had offered him that much to help rob the bank Witness asked Goodland if Perrin had thing to do with the scheme and was that he knew nothing about it Edward Baker said lie came to Hurley broke and went to Pcrrln for help because he had known the latter for twelve years Penin witness testified gave him S1500 tc buy a saloon This loss tho cost of license and other minor matters was the money had on his person when arrested Baker endeavored to establish by testify ing that he was at the theatre tlie of the robbery The WASHINGTON March Taulbee is rest ing easy this morning There is no terial change in his condition It Is thought he will recover V Kineaid passed rather a comfortable out sleepless night An attempt will be madoto have him admitted to bail this A number of persons are ready to bondsmen for him or to reiidef legal and assistance h as been offered by telegrapfl f rom prominent Kentucky people Taulbees chances for recovery are He has greatly attempt will be made to probe for the ball as no harm where It is for the Late KIncaidy torncy appeared before Judge Miller inT police courtiaud bonds in the sum of tion of thp g rand jury The Silcott CHEHAITS   

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