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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - March 6, 1890, Salt Lake City, Utah                                The best advertising me all the interior and mountain region j Circulation equal to that of all other Dailies iiM the city combined I VOL SALT LAKE CITY UTAH THURSDAY MARCH 6 1S90 PRICE FIVE CENTS DONT WANT A MAKESHIFT Wliy One Senator Refuses to Accept tlie Senate Silver Bill MEASURES OF INTEREST TO IDAHOANS Tho Statehood Bill Kcarty to Bo Re CoimnittceH Opinion of thft Test Oath YVimlom Uill Considered LAKK TitfurrNJ BtmKAir filt Kmi WASHINGTON D March 5 JSOO TIic Senator who announced in the Senate a week ago Tuesday that ho would oppose silver bill still insists that lie cannot inuMHurc Hi declares that the bullion deposit feature is decidedly objec tionableand is a poor makeshift for free coinage lie does not believe In compro is confident that a more radical would receive favorable considera tion Senator Becks health continues very poor and he Is rarely seen In tiio Senate llouso on 1ubllc Lands rc Itoited today a bill to permit tho pooplo o county Idalio to doLerruirH by popular election the locution of the county A bill wftfi Introduced In the Senate today to Itenjinnln Simpson Jolin if Hiioup Napoleon H Humphrey SiiK M D clerk of Idaho for services on the commission which treated with the Occur dAleno Indiana a short tiniu JlJJO A WASfrrNOTON Mtreli Associated the llouso Committee on Coinage Walker said Iain iud It is the desireof a large majority of tliu people of United States that further ofloit be mado to bring tho price of silver gold together at tho standard ratio Wnilo I am willing to try further experiment by passing tho Treasury bill in ohcalluriw to popular demand for a mini mum risk our monetary yet liill departs HO widely from all ihill under no circumstances could f for The dlflerence bills IM as follows Tho proposes to so much of the silver product of tho United States Is the product of our own mines ores produced In this country may bo oltond tt Its market value and Jssuo against It Tho Jillvoi1 prodnots in the fin I tod States Including the silver obtained from Mexican ores and reduced in this country iiggregates about Iin outiics annually Deducting the amount used annually In tho arts say ou tines tho amount would probably aggru jrato ounces Tho quantity ro oelved and on which notes would lie Issued would umounl 10 all Mm pro diut ion of American mines ami miioltois TheOovornnmnt Is simply a passive agent for l ho receipt of such American silver us is oifiTid and is not compelled to go abroad JUKI join with foreign speculators and Jix a ihaitiouft pHfo for Tho tho first two of Urn Windom bill and rejected Krvera amendments thereto A motion island to out tho par agraph limltilng Uiu Treasury purchases to tho domestlu was defeated by a of nluo to three A motion by tho othor hand to strike out tliu words or which make Mio bill permit pur chase of silver Mian from Mexican ores was doloatixl by nlno tliroo P land moved strike out section ono of tho and Insert tho first section of tho Senate bill This WHS defeated by a vote of live to seven A proposition by Mutchler to limit tho purchase under tho bill par was lost by n vote of five to nitio I An amendment proposed by Knapp provld for of loss1 denomination than bo issued was lost In session of tho Senate this afternoon no conclusion was reunited in tho master of violations of secrecy by tho news papers IURCHASK FOtlUrKUCRNTS Tho Secretary of tho Tronstiry announced today tltat ho was prepared to rcsuuio tho ptnvhaso of 4porcont bonds to such an amount as maybe lusUfiod by the balance in tho Treasury All offers at or loss will be mcopted Tho President has approved tho act pro viding for an Assistant Secretary of War other for tho violation of the naval regula tions The specifications allude to a letter written by Commander Coghlan criticising tho administration of naval afiairs in gen eral and that of Mare Iblaud navy yard in particular TJIB inArro coMPLETJiD Tho House Committee on Territories has completed its report on the bill to admit Idaho bao the Union and it will rioou bo presented to tho House Tho report concludes there Is nothing In thw Constitution which debars a good citv izen or one entitled to the franchise from exercising any political privilege When ever tho Mormon Church abandons Its advo cacy and practice of polygamy and bigamy Mioro Is nothing to prevent its mcrnbcrs from voting This Mormon question has been a troublesome one for years and has been a standing disgrace to our Government The ovils of Morrison Isru had become so great In that Territory that all mmMurrnons re gardless of party united ih strongly urging this legislation Jt is understood that Springer and Man sur will prepare a minority report opposing tho passage of the bill It is understood they favor an onmlbbs bill providing for tho admission of Idaho and other Territories at one time A RECORD OF DARK DEEDS j How Quartet of Kansas Murderers Removed Their Victim dis advantage tho French dry goods trade would suffer from the adoption by the American Congress of the MeKinley bill Spuller stated thai Francer England Italy and Switzerland had agreed to communicate with the Washington authorities iu regard to the matter THE REPUBUGAN COUNCIL York treasurer Hon Phineas Lonsberry and i Jon list of vicepresi dents and members of tho executive com mittee Adjourned fine die SEARCH FOR A MURDERED MANS HEAD Brutal Murders in Costa urer Nolans Aged Wife California Pio neer Murderoiisly Assaulted The Salt Lake Bishop Honored OMAHA March Catholic clergy of tho diocese of Omaha met yesterday and unanimously agreed to recommend to the Council of Bishops at Rome Bishop Scanlau of Salt Lake as coadjutor bishop of with a possible succession to Bishop OConnor THE The subcommittee of tho TTouse Com mittee on Elections has decided to recom mend that tho full committee report to tho Jlouso a resolution providing for a search Ing Inquiry by Mio subcommittee Into tho events attending the assassination of Clay who was i contestant for tho scat in the House IKIW occupied jy Hreckinridgo GAMPANIN1 IS JUBILANT Ho Recovers the Voice of His Youth and is Happy NEW YoriK Maren Dispatch Francisco Chronicle Cam puuliii who has not sung in opera since he lost by bringing out Othello about four years ago had given tho Lopo of being than a concert singer when lie was told by a specialist a month ago that he had a hardening of tho membrane in his throat which might bo removed For a fortnight his has had several opera tions performed and already he is beginning to foul tho result HO that ho is encouraged to Lioliovo that he will soon reappear in opera with his voloo as good as lu was a years ago 11 o is only 44 years old Campanlni was seen last evening in his room at Hrlgnolis restaurant Fifth Avenue near Eighteenth street lie was enthusias tic at the improvement of his voice You Campaninl said my voiec was entirely lost 1 had catarrh dreadfully and as I had never taken suiliciont euro of my voice or of iny health I suilered in conse quence Yos I think 1 soon ho on the stage again and will ho ablo to command a great salary Do you want to hear rne Ming Tho tenor sang Di Quolla Pira and ascended to U llafc without difficulty In two months Campaninl says ho will have a public recital NOT THE ORIGINAL Discovery That Mio HighlyPraised Angelas1 is Only a Kepi tea CrtiCAfiO March to Ihoro is a groat sensation this morning in irt circles over Millets famous picture tho which now affirmed to be a roplica of tho original in tho possession of W T Wallers Tho painting sold at tho jrrcat auction sale realising and has slnco boon exhibited in half a dozen Amer ican cities Mr Walters has been tele graphed and replies It Is woll known that there has existed in my collection an original design of tho An goltts1 in black and white This black and white representation has never boon out of tho Walters collection and Is still in If is true tho picture thousands of peoplo and art critics havo boon raving over lioro and olsowhoro is nothing but a replica or perhaps it was executed by sorno othor artist cleverly forging Millotts signature and tho alleged purchase for tho American Art is a myth THE PACIFIC MAIL INTIMIDATED OPPOSE UK LlC 10US ATION Senator Siockbriilco presented todaytwo IminenSO packages of remonst ranees against of any bill tho ob servance of Uio SabbaMi or Lords Day or any oher religious or ecclesiastical rcKiila Itlori ujjalnst tho adoption of any resolu tion for an amendment to tho National Con stitution that would in any way plvo pref erence to jMiutMples of any religion abovo any or that would In any way sanction legislation upon tho subject of re ligion These contain indi vidual signatures of citizens from lilYoront States and Territories as follows Michigan Minnesota Wis consin Kansas California Ohio FOVlt ACKtiS CKDED Tho President has approved tho jigroo into with tho Chlppewa In dians In Minnesota under anactofCon tfcss of January 1880 Four million acres coded to tho Government under this agreement Tveferring to this approval tho Secretary of tho Interior has promulgated a notice warning wouldbo settlers that these reservations aro not yor open and that they must not trespass thereon A NAVV VAKD NOMINATION Tho President sent to tho Senate torlay tho nomination of Captain Norman II Fnr quhar to bo chief of the Bureau of Yards and Docks in tho Navy relative rank of commodore THE CAST2 The argument before tho United States Supreme Court in Naglos habeas corpus case wus concluded today Choato continued his argument ou the lino laid down by him yesterday that of tho supremacy of the United States to tho States Ho maintained that when the Constitution vested judicial powers in the courts und to curry this into effect laws were enacted to divide tho coun try into circuits it necessarily implied that in the discharge of the duties so imposed upon them tho officers of tho courts should bo absolutely protected by tho Government whose servants they wore The case was closed by AttorneyGeneral Johnson Of California in behalf of the State Ko conceded that Congress might pass a law lor the protection of judges while traveling to or from their circuit but maintained that no such law had been passed giving this protection either In words or by im plication and that its passage was absolutely essential in order to sot aside tho police power of the States COMMANDER COGniiAS1 TO BE TRIED The Secretary of Iho Navy today orderocl a courtmartial to convene at Mare Island navy yard on the 13th for tbo trial of Joseph B on two M v One was conduct prejudicial to order and navul discipline and tlio Miintington and Dillon Threaten a U P Steamers NKWYOHK March Dispatch Francisco Chronicle pro test of tho Central and Southern Pacific and Union Pacific railroads against platod starting of a branch of tho Pacific Mall Steamship company from Taconui Asia took a very practical shupo yesterday C P Iluntington and Sid ney Dillon representing roads which pay tho Pacific Mall a suhsldyof a month objected to tho now lino us it would bo of too miioh bcnollt to tho Northern Pacific and injure them Their throat to re duce t ho subsidy if the lino were started ap parently dirt not frighten tho Goulds Yes UMdny it was announced that tho Union Pa cilio had mado arrangements to start a lino of steamers of its own from Portland to Asiatic ports This will compete directly with Mail which seems to bo get ting thumped all around Dispatches from Portland say that the con tract between the Union Pacilie and Frank Upton of Japan to run a stenmor once a month from Portland was signed yesterday Tho first hoat will ardvo in Juno with a cargo of the now crop of tea This proceed ing is regarded us retaliation upon tho Goulds for their proposed deal with Henry Vlihud HOWARD March Dis Francisco Chronicle story of the crime for which Mrs A A Buck ingham K IT Dlckson Dr Oldbam and the aged Walters the father of Mrs Bucking ham were arrested a week ago aud which until now has been kept from the reporters became known at the preliminary examination of tho prisoners M A Buck ingham was a printer of dissolute habits Some time ago lie was arrested and seat to jail for vagrancy During his absence a great intimacy arose between K H Dickson ami Mrs Buckingham the corelations be coming criminally Intimate Buckingham became very ill while in jail and his sen tence was suspended so that he might be sent horno to receive proper treatment Shortly afterwards ho died from tho ellects of poison administered at different times by Dr Oldham Dickson and Walters Dickson it is alleged has blackmailed tbe doctor and a week ago attempted to obtain money from him During their conversation in the doctors store the doctor offered him a glass of whisky Dickson drank it and became suddenly vciy ill A physicianwas called who pronounced his Illness tho result of poison and told him ho could not live Dickson then luuclo a confession of the facts told above Ho recovered and repeated the confession on the witness stand today Tho hearing will bo concluded tomorrow A MEXICAN VETERANS CRIMIS March Bishop a Mexican war veteran und pension er about SO years old was arrested here to day on suspicion of having murdered his wife Bishop had boon drinking hard for several days and persons passing tho house yesterday hoard him swearing at his wife and threatening to kill her This morning tho woman was found dead in her bed with her face almost pounded to a jolly Bishop himself camo to tho police station and gave notice that ho had found his wife dead supposed that he beat hor into insensibility last nlglit and then left the house and when ho returned home this morning and found her dead wont to the station inapersou in order to ward off himself A CENTRAI AFRICAN CBIMK SAN JOSB DM COSTA March of the most horrible and coldblooded crimes porpotrntodjn this department within many years has just been brought to light at the village of Oharine on the bay coast Some time ago two of tho Do Lesseps canal took up their abode in the placo entering into agricultural pursuits in which at tho time of tho tragedy they had already begun fairly their employment wcro two negroes ono from Martinique tho other fromJamaica Kooontly ono of the partners camo over to tliis city and drew from a local bank In silver which ho carried homo to the plan few days later the small boy who attended to tho domestic wants of tho two ongoing house in tho morning found both partners lying dead decapitated in their bedroom An alarm but when tho authorities reached tho scene they found no trace of the two negroes and the money was gone Since then tho beentracod across tho Isthmus to Colon whorothoy jiro boliovcd to havo taken passage under false names on tho steamship In Bucaramanja police officer recently murdered with a bar of iron his own children two girls aged 5 and 7 years and afterwards attempted to kill his wife Be ing arrested and sent to jail ho cut his own throat with a razor SAWTELLES BUSSING HEAD DOVER N March arc many persons who believe that Isaac Sawtclle secreted tho missing head of his brother Hiram in an old well about half a mile from tho place from where tho body was Within a few days a partial search made by means of long poies Blown Up by Dynamite PITTSBURG March noon two j work men tried to thaw out some sticks of frozen dynamite The explosion wrecked the blackJ smith shop which they were kill Ing David Hayes William Snoddy had an arm and leg broken and will die The neighbor hood was badly shaken The explosion oc curred in a fashionable suburb Proceedings of the National Convention of Leagues at Nashville A LETTER FROM PRESIDENT HARRISON THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT The Debate Resumed on the Parnell Commission Report LONDON March debate on tho amendment to Smiths motion relative to the adoption by the Commons of the Parnell Commission report moved by Gladstone was resumed today McNoill Home Kuler said ho believed tho appointment of tho Commission was merely an attempt by the Government to stir up hatred against the Parnellites He charged tho Government with allowing Pigott to escape as it had allowed Lord Arthur Somerset to escape for political purposes Sir Charles Lewis Conservative admitted that the report proved very little that was nol known before huh said it proved what before was disputed Ho accused Campbell Parnclls private Secretary of removing tho books of the League A lively passage hero ensued Campbell declared that he last saw the books in Liver pool and as far as he knew the same books had been produced before the Commission Lewis contended that every charge that had been disproved would have been proved it all the books had been produced Sexton saidhe wisliod to explain on behalf of Parnell refused to place afc tho disposal of their opponents a statement of tho finances of the party Lewis asked If thoro was any legitimate explanation that been overlooked in the report If the books had been produced they would have shown before all other ev idence whether tho respondents were honest men or criminals Brice Liberal joined in the debate Ho argued that the limited views of tho com missioners reduced the value of their con clusions to si very low paint A Lengthy Platform Adopted A Silver Amendment is Position of Speaker Reed Endorsed the Legislature THE GRATEFUL DELEGATES The PanAmericans Will Give a Banquet and EiecVa Monument Nuw YORK Dispatch San Francisco CftromcZo Span ishAmerican delegates to the PanAmerican Congress have for some time backjbeen con sidering some means by which to repay the people United States as well as1 their colleagues tho many marks of attention and kindness of which they have been tho recipients dur ing their staytfnthoUnited A plan has been formulated arid will be carried out possible magniflcance and taste First a grand banquet will bo tendered to the the cost to be borne by the foreign delegates penso or labor spared to make it the greatest aud richest allair evor held in Washington They say that theywant to show us that they can glvo us as good a Imnquot if not better thanrhas yet been given them in this country The second part of the plan erecta suitable monumentin Washington com memorative of the meeting of tho In tern a tional American Congress and one worthy of tho nations of Central and South Amer ica One of the delegates already has a model which represents the in a Anotherproposes an obelisk another a tablet Washington and Boliver but nothing definite has as yec been decided uponin re gard to the commemorative pile NASHVILLE March 11 oclock President Thurston rapped the Na tional Convention of Republican Leagues to order The proceedings were opened with prayer by Rev Derrick of New York after which telegrams and letters were read from President Harrison and Republican Con gressmen Hon T C Platt of New York and others Harrison among other things said Tho party to which you belong has never suffered by an intelligent discussion of its Jusiory or its principles and I am sure your organization will continue to fur nish courageous with wellappointed cham pions whenever tho of debate are At noon the members marched in a body to the State they were tendered a reception by the Governor and Legislature Upon arrival at the State Capitol the band played and as the Lcaguo inarched into the house the members of the Legislature rose and with shouts and waving of handkerchiefs and Hugs welcomed the visitors They were welcomed by Speaker Olapp and Governor Taylor who were re sponded to by President President Thurston replied to the ad dresses and said in part We willgo homo with a better idea of tho possibilities of Tennessee than wo ever had before and the result will bo worth millions to the State which is indeed blessed Wo recog nise that there must be two political parties and when they are nearly equal in strength the public interests arc best subserved Thank God that the Republican party is in the supremacy and that the Democratic party is strong enough to hold it Applause of long f Then tho band played Dixie kee and intense enthusiasm was again manifested the members of both parties standing on chairs and desks and waiving flags Several other brief addresses were made and tho reception Tho Convention met again at 3 oclock and tho following platform was presented and adopted That tlio party congratulates the country upon the success and marvelous prosperity that has attended tho first year of Republican resumption to power in the Federal Government congratu lates President Harrison declares absolute confi dence and pledges him cordial support rejoices in the restoration of dignity vigor and states A Row Among Legislators ALBANY March final hearing1 be fore the Senate Committee on Miscellaneous Corporations this afternoon of the weekly payment of wages bill ended in a fracas Carsoy of New York claiming to represent thcUnion Labor party opposed the bill Sen ator Rcosch condemned Carscy questioning his right to represent organized labor Then the committee adjourned and tho crowd filed1 out into the corridor whore Curtis Dunham a reporter of the Now York TForM was standing Tho UrorW is advocating the weekly pay bill and has strongly criticised Carsoy Carsey spoke to Dunham and then struck at him Assemblyman liicc stepped up to stop Cavsey when Carseys son dealt Jbirn a staggering blow full in the left eye cutting his cheek For a moment a general seuflie ensued which was stopped by the intervention of Senator Kichardson BEHTLEMEH OF THE RING The Blustering Sullivan is Knocked Down by a Mild Stranger FALLON FOOLS WITH PETER JACKSON And Xavrowly Escapes a KnockOut Mitchell Xearly Kills a Man with a Ball and Turf Notes IMPORTING CHINAMEN DIDNT WANT MUCH found has been which has revealedcvidonce that tliore are stones in tho bottom andalso a long piece of wood which itis thought may bo a spade or plckax handle Several stones are missing from a neighboring wall which have evidently been removed recently while a mark at tho month of tho well shows that somo one had visited it within a short time John Hobbs of Farmington succeeded after several hours of work in bringing up a thread from a piece of cloth similar to that used by Saw tollsto carry tho tools purchased by him from the hardware dealer tho day Hiram was murdered Ho also found two or three hairs clinging to the wot polo when it was drawn up while close tho well was found a small bono collar button about feet of water in the well at present Tho search will be continued Tho theory is that Sawtollc after throwing in the head and tho bag of tools clumped in thestones to hold them down IREASDHER N CHICAGO RELICS MISSING Russell Sage Charged With Tiying to Steal a Bridge NEW Dispatch San Francisco Chronicle Sage is charged by the ivoithsburg bridge bondholders with an attempt to steal the bridge with masked Iowa Central employees Friday night last Sage somo time ago stopped payingront for the bridge over which the Iowa Central runs and has mado a wide detour over tho C Bf Q line Whenever the Iowa Central train came to the bridge it was swung open Then Sage conceived tlie plan oftaking forcible possession of tho bridge Eight desperate employees of the Iowa Central wero detailed as banditti to stoal iliCbridge which was held by only one man Somehow tho plot got out and tho Central Trust company telegraphed tho bridge tender to open tho draw and spiko tho machinery so that tho bridge could not be When the eight banditti arrived In disguise at tho scene of their projected exploit they found that the spiked bridge was not worth embezzling Tho bondholders arid the Iowa Central people xnet yesterday to oorne to terms nud likely Sago will pay up anu all will go smooth SHORTAGE ST Louis March At Jefferson City ic t s now stated as a fact that StateTreasurer Nolan is short over SIJO 000 Treasurer Nolan was at tho State capitol this morning and reiterated his former denialsof a short age It is now developed that Governor Francis while in New York received a telegram from his private secretary and afc once hurried home and to Jefferson City taking charge of thoTreasurers office at once Then tho bondsmen met and de cided the deficit must be met and the mat ter hushed up but to this proposition tho Governor demurred on the ground that such would be unlawful and he could not affordto compromise himself in that way hcnco the inevitable exposure A PIONEER ASSAULTED NEW YORK March Solomon Barnett a welltodo tailor was murderously j at tacked by two men in his shop yesterday Barnettt is a German over 70 years of age and a California pioneer liobbery was doubtless tho incentive to tho assailants beat him most brutally though probably not fatally AX LONDON March W Z Eroy Tilghman tho American who has been mixed up re cently with several questionable financial transactions was found guilty today of uttering forged checks and sentenced to ono years imprisonment Search for Corner Stone Manuscript Thirty Years Old CHICAGO March Dispatch San Francisco Chronicle to the present time the workmen razing the old Chicago University have not been able to discover the box placed in tbo corner stone thirtytwo ycais ago It contained papers manuscript and coins of the day and was stolen by vandals alter it was laid but was believed it was subsequently replaced with nearly all the contents intact Some discrepancy appears as to the location of the box the weight of evidence being that it was at the northeast corner of the building No indication of it has as yet been found and numbers of citizens are anxiously inquiring about the and its contents There doubt as to where tho corner stone was laid Old residents in Chicago have considerable interest in find ing this relic of early educational efforts Stephen A Douglas made a speech 011 the occasion of the laying of tho corner stone It isintended to give the box if fbiiud to the historical American Free Speech in Germany March TIUBUSE Dispatch San Francisco Chronicla Despite plausible explanations givon by tho authori ties of tho Berlin University of the recent dismissal of a number of American students from the institution it is hinted that the real action of the faculty was based on tho governmental intimation that tho students in question Imd been top free in ago of language licld to be subversive of inouaroli ialgovdrnment Tirards Mission Ended PARIS March prime Minister has recovered sufficiently to his duties and was present ata meeting of the customs committee of of Dep uties today It is intimated that ho re gards his political and that ho 10 tender Ins resignation to Pres ident Carnot tomorrow GermanLabor Reforms von Berlepsch Minister of Commerce has been instructerl to draft bills looking to tho settlement of the labor question based on the experts given before the State Council Pending the passage of tho bills provisional measures will be introchiced for the pro tection of working men Among these will be one providing for the formation of work ingmens committees j An Alarming Rumor BEROIN March statement of the Cologne the Governmentin tended at the next session of the Reichstag to demand fresh military credits and tore introduce the much in political circles The Bourse closed very fiati There was a severe fall in international securities especially Ital ians and Hungarians after closing of The decline to forced Opposed to McKinleys Bill PARIS Mrrch Compte member of tho Deputies In an interview with Spuller Minister of Foreign Affairs presented the Train Arrives in Chicago CHICAGO March Francis Train arrived here this morning enroute toTaco ma to begin Ins flying trip round the wotld Ho will remain here a day or two probably Why the Government was Defeated March papers includ ing ifoe Klein Journal attribute theGovsrn mentis defeat in the recent Keichstag to the popular discontent over Its colonial policy especially in regard to The Temperature CHICAGO March York 32New Orleans 54 St Cincinnati 18 Chicago 28 Winnipeg 30 below manship in the conduct of foreign alfuirs us il lustrated by the Sainoiui treaty and the Pan American Congress in the prudent inanngemont of theTrcjisury Department by which the National debt is being extinguishedwith signili oant ability and tins money market against speculative combinations in the great improvement the postal service in tiro opcn ing of a new Dcptirtmont and tho progressive policy of the Secretaryand in the faithfulness and practical wisdom thathnvo characterxed the present management of the other ments of the Government The platform demands a maintinance of tho American system of protection to and labor but pledges support to a thorough and equitable revision of tho tariff so as io adapt the protection it affords to tlie changed business conditions ami arraigns the Democratic party the manner in foryoars it has pre vented the accomplishment of tins purpose de nounces the practice of the Democratic party in systematic persistant and outrageous efforts to deprive the southern Republicans of their rights to tlie franchise asserts the express deter the Republican party to maintain this right to its andcondemns any theory of State rights which be held to pre vent the Government from protecting all its citizens in the enjoyment of their civil religious and political rights The Government of the United States having an unquestioned right to demand of every citizen his services in her defense in time of peril is bound by every principle of honor consistency and good faith to protect her citizens in the full and tree enjoyment of each and every right con ferred by the CoustituUoii and this convention protests against the seating in the American Congress of any applicant no matter of which who presents nimself for admission when nis election was obtained cither by or assassination and endorses the present action of Congress in carrying out this policy The platform favors Die general provisions of the ID torState Commerce act and demands the regulation of all railway and transportation lines ina manner to insure fair and reasonable rates to producers and consumers favors such legislation as would prevent illegal combinations and unjust exactions by aggregated capital and corporate powersinsists upon tho suppression oi trusts and like the same time giving pro tection to all American business interests from destructive and unfair attacks We emphasize our approval of Liberal and equi table pension laws No soldier whether disa bled service or elsewhere should be per mitted to end his days in the poorhouse nor should his family be allowed to sutler want Tlie discriminating preference of veterans in appoint mentcto public office which is one of tlmfeat ures of this administration is a just and liberal policy towards the soldiers and sailors who de fended the Government and meets oir warmest approval recognize the dignity of labor and tho necessity of proper legislation to protect its in terests We shall unswervingly oppose every at tempt to losseu the fruits of toil or place honest workmen in competition with paupers and con victs domestic or foreign The rigid unforce ment by this administration of tho Alien Labor Contract law commands our approbation The rert ucst of the for reasonable hours oflabor demands and should receive legislative consideration We approve the action of the various Repub lican legislatures in adopting a system of ballot reform whereby fraud at the polls is prevented and every elector enabled to vote Independently and intelligent v believe the education of the masses to be the best proventative of bad government and therefore favor Federal assistance where needed in the work of eliminating illiteracy among the population TheRepublican party has always been dis tinguished for its counige and has always been prompt iu recognizing any display of this quality by In the line of this policy this convention expresses approbation of Speaker Reeds1action in standitisr boldly for tlm priu majority rule against theminority power in anil out of An amendment that created the only breeze during the two days session was offered by Isaac Revel Washington and rejected after a heated debate It was that in every pledge made to the peo ple at Chicago repealing the internal tue tariff by passage of thelilnir Educational bill by completely re Ptoring silver to the currency of tho country and by the liberal pensioning of every Federal After disposing of the platform the com leagues submitted a declaration emphasizing tlie necessity divorcement of of all efforts to influence the action of any convention or to cano didiites that it in the province o tlie League to dictate the policies or princif pies of the party calling tbe attention of the State Leagues to of organ zing every promising Congressional district the necessity of immediate iu the South and calling the attention of the National Congressional Committee and the National State Committees to the neces sity forfmiuediate preparation and distri bution of campaign literature The report was adopted as presented The vnext convention will Ije held at Cin cinnati A Tbe election resulted as follows A and Underground Runway Discovered in Detroit DETROIT March special to the Free Press from Port Huron gives tho par ticulars of a regular underground route for importing Chinamen into tho United States Last Thursday tho arrest of several Cinna mon was reported there It is now learned the arrests were made by Detective Day of the Treasury Doparunent Wednesday last Day received information that an invoice of opium would cvoss the river thcro that night Detective Day in company will Local Inspector Green placed themselves 01 the and their vigil was rewarded by finding four Chinamen jusr brought ovoi from Sarnia The quartette headed for Tick Chungs a Chinese laundry Afiei seeing them safely in the ofliccrs brokeopci tho door and arrested tho proprietor and stranger one AVa Higo As no trace of the others was foimd tho ofllcert roturncd tho following day and made a thorough investigation finding tho missing Chinamen under tho bed Or their persons mid among the belongings of the captured pigtails were found letters ad dressed to different firms in Canada and the United States They all had cards showing where they wore to go to this lot being ad dressed to Quang Wah 226 Bunker Hill street Charlestown Tho party also had a complete opium joint outfit It appears from information gained that Yek Chang Jias contracted to pass 200 of his fellowcountrymen for which service he was to receive per capita On Sunday February 23rd five passed tho border and went to Detroit On Tuesday two others followed and on Wednesday tho officers caught four It is evident from the methods employed and from documents se cured from Wa Sing that thero is engaged agang of these Chinese importations and no doubt it is closely connected with or part of tho opium smuggling gang which had such hard luck at this point last year From Wa Sing was taken a list of agonts starting at Hongkong China and including Victoria B Ottawa Toronto Hamilton London Saruia and the following American cities Detroit St ClaJr Monroe Indian apolis Seattle Washington Marysville San Francisco Carthage St Paul Au Sable Now York Los Angeles Springfield Ohio Buffalo St Louis Rochester N Memphis Fen ton Lapecr Portland Co lumbus Galesburg Toledo Ohio Des Moincs Iowa Columbus Ohio Cleve land Hamilton Obio Louisville Nash ville Ashland Chicago Cin cinnati Saginaw and other points A num ber of the parties named are known to tho Government On Saturday four Chinamen were arraign before United States Commissioner Harri son charged with illegally entering th United States Their attorney pleadec guilty for them and on tho order of Com missioner Harrison they wero remanfle dfc a United States Deputy Marshal with in structions to return them to Canada and they wers placed on board the first trdm going east A Catastrophe at Buttc HELENA March fire broke ou in tho Horsly block A number o men headed by Chief Detective Walters entered to fight the fire terrific ex plosion of gas took place All the men were badly burned the llesb dropping oft in largo pieces from the injured and Wal ters inhaled burning gas A South Dakota Memorial PIERRE S March the last bill of this session was introduced in the State Legislature today which is a mem orial to Congress asking that body to sub rait to a vote of the people of the United States the question of prohibition of the liquor traffic The Steelc CourtMartial CHICAGO March Crook has ordered a courtmartial to try Steelo of the Eighth Cavalry The charge is that he or dered ono of the privates to do work for him Steele and upon refusal caused him to bo tried and imprisoned for The private was recently released by order of the Secretary of Wir A Smuggling Scheme NEW YORK March smuggling scheme has been discovered hero A num ber of supposed packages of maccaroni from Mediterranean ports were found to contain fine shawls There were 140 boxes and ten bags seized The goods were consigned to Chicago The matter will be sifted thor oughly The Jjatesfc English Syndicate BOSTON March is reported that an English syndicate is negotiating for the pur chase of the four firms in the United Stales now controlling the manufacture of soda water and beer appartus for between eight and nine million dollars A Frencht Protctoxmate PARIS March a moot ing of the Colonial Congress a resolution was adopted favoring the of a French protectorate over the Kingdom of Dahomey President Tburston Ne braskasecretary A P Humphreys New Texas Pacific Earnings iconic March a meeting oi the Texas Paclfic stockholders today no busi ness was receive tbe shows net earnings to be an increase of To Favor Aiiierican Goods Rio JANEIRO March league has been formed in this city and at Bahia Santes and Pernambuco to boycott British goods in favor of American goods PendletxJns Remains NEVT YORK March remains of George H Pendletbn late Minister to Gor be taken to Cincinnati tomorrow The funeral willbe held Saturday NEW YORK March 5 TIUBTJXE Dispatch San Francisco Chronicle Late ou Monday night a score of persons of both sexes were seated in tho rear room of Mike Kellys saloon in Thircyiirst street In one corner was a fashionablyattired young man of medium who was quietly con versing two women companions Just before tho hour for closing tho saloon John L Sullivan entered Ho was maudlin drunk His hair was dishevelled and his battered silk hat was pushed back ou his head Tho champion at once began to amuso himself at tho expense of thoso present He had a slap for this one a mild punch for that a playful dig in the fibs for the next one and would fall over another accompanying his antics by insulting lan guage Tho greatest deference was shown to the pugilist his victims apparently feeling honored to be struck by so eminent a per son Sometimes ho would vary tho per formance by knocking oil a hat and ing his hand over some ones face Ho ob served that the young man and his com panions wcro taking no notice of him and seemed angered Ho made several un complimentary remarks about him but tho young man paid no attention Suddenly Sullivan jumped to his feet knocking over a table as he got up and exclaimed I am John L Sullivan and I can whip ruiy man in the In order to convince the people present that he could stand punishment ho took tfie halfsmoked cigar which was between his teeth and jabbed it into his left eye feeling sorry for it Immediately after and every ono laughed including the young man When the champion saw him laugh ing ho walked over to his table and seated himself next to Tho young man turned his back to Sullivan and tho champion bo camo furious In a loud voice he exclaimed Do you know who I am returned the young man I dont know who you are and I dont Well I am Sullivan and I cau kill you with ono The young man replied that he did not 3arc who lie was and that ho would nob illow any man to insult him When Sulli van heard the romak he jumped to his feet as if to frigljtcn tho young man but before 10 could put tip his hands the young man was his feet Straighten Ing himself up ac let go his right fist with terrible force and t landed ou tho champions with terrible effect Sullivan reeled staggered and falling over two chairs sprawled upon the floor Por a few moments everything was In reatcst confusion The youug man was liscrectenough to take to flight at once ilfivan was very ugly and had lifflcnlty in preventing him from revenging mself upon the innocent spectators A length however they got him quiet aud led him out of the place JACK 3TAtLONrS FOOMSUNESS Jack Fallen of Brooklyn to whom a bene fit was given last night at the Palace link in Williamsburg succeeded in making himself very disagreeable before the close oi the evenings show Peter Jackson who had gone at consldefablo inconvenience to him self to spar with the beneficlaiy received what was by every one present very bad treatment at tbe hands of Fallen In the second round of a bout between Jack son aud Fallon the latter made effort to knock out the man from the Fallen is evidently out of form and showed up poorly in tho first round Toward its close he struck savagely at the goodnatured colored pugilist who seemed surprised at the attack They came together with a rush in tbe secoM fold Jacksons long arms flew around his opponent in a dangerous way Tho round was brought to a sudden close by the police shoving Fallon off tho stage If it had not been for this Jackson would have knocked him out In a bout with Jack Ashton a short time before his encounter with Jackson the beneficiary appeared in even a worse light They had sparred two light rounds when Fallon mada a savage load for Ashtons face with and catching tho Providence pugilist around the ncclc tlirew him heavily Ash ton got up and rushed his opponent about the stage in true ring style while the bottle hojdcrs and referee tricd to separate them The police finally dragged Fallon off the stage while the audience roundly hissed him and cheered his opponent No ono seemed to know howsto account for Fallens ondnct The final bout was between Jack son and Ashton and both men showed up to good advantage AN OJTFER FOR DIXON A cablegram has been received by R K Fox stating that the Ormonde Club of Lon don offers for a twentyround fight with gloves between Nuuie Wallace and George Dixon the colored feather weight of Boston The club will allow Dixon for expenses Charley Mitchell offers to jox Frank Slavin for a side A BkOTV AT TI1E ATHLETE A member of the Pastime Athletic Club one of the leading amateur clubs of tlie Sast last evening said that he did not know vhat tbe object of the Olympic Hub of Sau Francisco was in ski tig at a recent meeting of the American amateur union as tc the employment of atb etes in the club housesjbut the ruling given ji vill certainly keep many wealthy clubs rom keeping to themselves all the good ath etes by retaining them in salaried places This was getting to be the with vealthy clubs and small organizations found t hard work to keep good men The ruling vas as follows That any person receiving compeb atiou for services performed in an atfiletic club u any capacity will be ineligible to compete in Lhlctic games and remain ineligible autiF asc has been passed upon by the boardof ers A motion was carried by the Pastime Jlub last evening asking that the union afc ts meeting in two weeks rescind this ruling xs to secretaries v Massing Against the Czar Chinese Govern ment is massing troops on the Siberian as attack by the Russians is feared AShoe Factory Burned BERLIN March factory at Whis senfejs Saxony was burned Seven em ployees lost ttieir TROTTERS IX California ought at once to heavily Into t ic raising of trotting horses for sale ia En what Johnny Splan said V his arrival from the bestknofvn trotting trainer His business abroad was showing of American fast nection with the visit believes there is a can trotters in England Any quantity of sound an d courageous Jiorses can be he said They dont object ticulariy and tho few over are still there as offered me for them them It would have such liorsesthere as some   

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