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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - March 8, 1890, Salt Lake City, Utah                                4 f fetrcTilation equal to that of all other Dailies in the city combined T The beat advertising me dium m all the interior and mountain region j 1 XXXVIIINO 126 SALT LAKE CITY UTAH SATURDAY MORNING MARCH S 1890 PRICE FIVE CEjSTTS SALT LAKES IMPORTANCE The Building Bill Discussed in the United States PLUMB DOHT THINK MUCH OF OUR CITY Senator Pad do ok Salt Jjake and on tho Magnifi cent Future of the Western Me Ojden8 Mayor at the Capital SAW LAICI TramiNK BrruKAU fJ17 IYmrteerith Street WASHINGTON March j There was a lively debate In tho Senate day over tho Halt Lako public building tlon of the sensational letter from Attorney General Goodwin about tho lottery matte lias created a great stir hero especially among the politicians Today while Good win was talking with other gentlemen in tb corridor of tho Capitol Representative Walsh approaches him and asked by authority his name hud been used in tin letter After a few words had passed be tho two Walsh suddenly OJood win by tho mxso The latter freeing him self turned and walked away Goodwir weigh J2r pounds while Walsh is more thai twice as large as that Tlie Attorney General is urged by his friends to take lega action against Walsh hut so far has refused Sunalor Plumb move A Moon and Three Suns March Francisco Chronicle This community was startled by a strange phenomenon about 5 oclock last evening Tho moon was rising and the sun was visible over a mountain Suddenly three distinct suns appeared in tho west each completely circled with a rainbow Each rainbow showed distinctly he seven prismatic colors but the outer and Inner edge of each was red 1n tho zenith there was another sun surrounded by another circular rainbow This on tho summit of tho Allegheny mountains ami may account for the appropriation from to and was at antagonized Paddock mid speaking from an intimate knowledge of Uie situation that a more reasonable ap propriation had not been aslcod for at IJni present session and that tlio amount ought to bo rather than Salt Lake he said is a loader among tho western cities and one which wJihln live years will havo one hundred thousand population In reply to siuswor that thn situ ought not to cost over tho Senator said thai such a Kite as Is required cannot bo secured for and ho foarud it might cost get area required and to getit cen trally located for the executive ofllces tho courts the the land office Utah Internal revenue and other Government Senator Plumb that after a few more such speeches as that ho was not pre pared to say that it would not half a million to buy a site It could havo boon got for twentyfivo or thirty thousand but of coinso aftor such an ad vertisement the Senator had given Salt Lako City ho could not tell what the olleut would be Ho claimed that Helena which hud Just been given was a larger and bettor place in every respect than Salt Lake and with a bettor future bo to cut down the vory piniiomenon but many people are frightened Scientific men think it may yoniitor do not wish to parngo Helena btt when my friend says Helena lias a population largo us Salt Lako ho certainly not acquainted with the situation Tho Lako population is today nt least doubio that of Helena and iniolena shall come In tho future to bo as groat a city aw Salt Lako with tho condi tions favorable to tho building of a great city that exist at tho latter place In an ex ceptional dojrreo it will do very well In hotter than Its most sanguine friends expect Senator Plumb replied tho Senator magni fied the population that or 2800 votes woro cast In the late election at which tho entire voto was brought out Senator suppose It la well known to tho Senator that a vory largo num ber of those who under ordinary clrmira staneos form a part the voting population of Salt Lako aro eliminated on account of a certain unfortunate condition of things which exists thoro I think it may bo safe to say that nearly two thousand votes woro eliminated under tho law enforced thoro In respect to tho of certain people The voting population of Salt Lako today is I venture to say at least iivo thousand and T think tho population closo ori to fifty thousand Vest also opposed tho measure The morning hour having expired the bill ovor OGDENS MAYOR AT WASHINOTON Ono of tho most famllar figures at tho capital Is tho Gentile mayor of Fred J Klosol Mayor Klcsol in his quiet un obtruslvo way is doing good and elloetlvo work for his town if he doos not got what he is after it not bo his fault In less than two weeks after having his bills Intro duced ho has managed to havo a hearing bo Joro both committees Tho Senate com mittee reported und adopted his bill to Inoroaso tho borrowing power of Ogdon giving It a unanimous vote and acting upon it tho same day have been a mirage or solar and lunar rainbows combination of THE HAMBURG WRECK A Bride Was Among the Brakes Would Not Work March wero many sad with tho railroad wreck at Hamburg lust night Ono of the saddest was the killing Of Mrs Joseph JJancus of Saratoga her husband woro on wedding trip having been married about a week The husband was terribly injured but his physical suiloring was noth ing compared to his mental agony lie acted Ina distracted manner culling xipon tho doctors to save her and raving over her broken and bruised body Mr and 35 Stewart of Rochester woro killed while their oigtoen girl In lls mothers arms did not receive a scratch HuiJorinUiidont Couch of tho Lako Shore road says tho sleeping car conductor first dlrtoovojod the break and went Into three dlflorenl pulling automatic brake cords and trying to sot up Uio hand brakes COMId not assign any reason for tho failure of the automatic air brakes to work They aro generally reliable When asked why tho engineer with the front part of the train did not run away from tho rear sec tion he the break occurred on down grade and that gave Increased speed to the section Tho engineer claims tho irakes on part of the train became sot and hooould not gob away froni the roar part In time llo didnt discover the break I when it occurred his attention being neccs directed ahead most of tho time Mr llaispti a wollkriowri lawyer of this city who was In tho first section in an In terview tojnlght Siild Tho truth Is tho train was not In a fit condition to carry human beings from tho time It left Clovo laticl A coupling broke before we left that but afterward tho conductor assured mo that all was right At Dunkirk tho train parted twice The steam couplings broke and tho air brakes failed to act A travel ing companion and I discussed tho situation and almost made up our minds to got off there and wait for another train but finally took Mr Haupti says the wreck occurred at only seven milos from Buffalo yet it was two hours and a half before the relief train arrived on tho scone A LONG ISLAND TRAGEDY Jew York Society People Guilty of a Heinous Crime MORE OF THEBEHWELL MURDER CASE A Washington Swindler and His Females Vic timized by a Shooting Affxity at Chicago LONDON March San Francisco Chronicle days after Ben well was murdered Birchell wrote to Bon wells father in England and requested money Birchell was shrewd enough not to date his letter though lie headed it with an address tit Niagara Falls directing whore the money was to be sent but the postal stamp on tho envelope shows that tho letter was mailed at Niagara Falls February 20th It reached Bcnwells father at his homo at hollcnham late last Tuesday night a few hours after ho had learned from the London newspapers of his sons murder In this letter Birchell asks tlvat tho distinct agree ment made about inonoy matters under which young Benwell sailed for America with him beset aside and that bo sent lira at onco 1 I havo been talking with your son today about tho Bi roll ell writes and he so well satisfied with the pros jccts here that lie Is ready to go immediately nto partnership He is writing yon This was threedays after Benwell had Jeon murdered MRS CASK NIAGARA FALLS March ated Attorney General has ordered Mrs Birohcll detained here until ho considers her case so she will not bo locked up at tho police station but will bo allowed o remain at the hotel under guard An in Itiesb on the body of Benwoll began at Jriucoton today Tho testimony Is prac loally the same as at tho examination of 3ircholl JiotO TIK WORKED THE STAGESTRUCK LADIES man but Crowe promptly planted a bulletin Briscoes breast and kept on Soon after ho turned and discharged bis last cartridge at his pursuers the buliett striking 0 E Cole in the arm Afc last Crowe was cornered in a blind alley but lie kept the crowd at buy witli his empty revolver until two detec tives stole a march on him knocked him down and handcuffed him Fully a thou sand followed the trio to the station yelling lynch but the detectives landed him safely behind the bars Crowe is supposed to have becm crazy from drink According tohis own story he is of a respectable He worked in the Omaha Packing house before coming here Crowo is a native of Davenport where his wife is at present His mother resides at Wcstside Iowa and Magistrate King of Omaha is his brotheriulaw TREASURER NGLAND18 DEFICIT KANSAS OITV March special to tho Journal from Jefferson City says rhat State Treasurer Noland handed a written resigna tion to Governor Francis this afternoon but the Governor has not decided whether he willaccept it Nolands bondsmen say the deficit is MILLIONS FOR PEHSIOfi The Limit of the Governments Ability t Pay is Reached THE LAND GRANT FORFEITURE BILL It Looks Lake Otto WICHITA March coroners jury in the case of the dead infant found on the Santa l1e train yesterday returned a verdict today that It died from lack of nourishment The coroner was personally dissatisfied with this and swore out war rants Mrs Burkcttand her son Otto and had them placed under appeal March 21st Mrs Burkett repeats her story of yes terday In conversation tbis morning young Otto denied being married but his fatlior later saidhe had been married a year ago to a wonianmuch older than him self for love of whom Ottos elder brother had blown out his brains a couple of years ago A suit for divorce is now ing When asked whero his Avife was ho ho did not know It may be only a co incidence hut many have remarked on tho likeness of tho dead infant to young Otto The Knights of Labor Want a Gov ernment Newspa per Men Still Worry the Senate With Their Executive Session Ke ports IN THE BRITISH COMMONS Assailants Attacked toy Conservative Members LONDON March tho Commons Louis T Jennings Conservative gave notice that ho would movQ to add tho following to Smiths motion on tho report The House condemns tho conduct of those who wero responsible for the accusations against members of tho House of complicity In mur der when such accusations woro basod on forged This was received with opposition cheers and Justin McCarthy expressed intense sat isfaction at liiuilng a Conservative thus taking independent action looking to tho censuring by tho llo use of Paniclls assail ants In regard to tho Leagues books Mc Carthy assured tho House that ho had attended meetings of tho League and had heard nothing contained In tho books that might riot bo read In Parliament 1aine Unionist Hanbury Con Lord Randolph Churchill will support Jonnlngss motion PETER AND THE WRESTLER TROTTING HORSE SALE Jot Travis Invests in California Stocfe List ol1 Sales NEW YOUK March sale by G E Viillnson Ploiisanton California of trotting horses commenced nt tho American Insti tute building this morning Owing to tho groat sale of Roses horses tho prices wero not so high nor was tho attendance large Tho following woro tho more im porjavt sales Musnadon b Scott Ctyfmton Trenton Moss Rose Murphy Downington llattio or Jacob city Hcnton Dorf ch J I1 3urrtcti city SxOOO Valonsin ch F 0 Fowler Moodus SSJJOO b 3SS9 William Marks S00 Gold Loaf eh J H Schmidt Parkvlllo L SSOOfl Saceharino b E J Travis Chicago S1500 Navarro b F C Fowler Moodits Conn Alda blk Charles Roberts city Lady Guy ch T W Daly Parkvillo Sister GUmer b by Norfolk E 7 Travis Chicago 31200 Miss JayEyeSee blk IT Kirkondall Helena S1000 Young Lizzie b 10 J Travis Chicago Thistle blk J II Schultz Brook lyn N Reduction in Immigrant Kates March Golden Gate railroad pool reduced tho rates for Immi grants today Tho rate to Colorodo points from New York yesterday was today it is Si less The faro to San Francisco has boon reduced in fact to every point west of the Mississippi river What a Dakota Legislator is Worth BISMARCK N D March private let ter on the lottery scheme written by Attor neyGeneral Goodwin to a newspaper friend in Lisbon lias been brought to light Tho document states definitely that had been paid to members to support the lottery bill with the understanding that tho amount would be doubled when the bill passed says tho AttorneyGenerals po litical rival held out foi1 Rumors of lotteries are thick It is said an attempt jjTcill be made to Impeach Goodwin EJSMARCK N March publlca 4Parson Davios 33xplains Jacksons Discomtituve at Troy March Peter Jackson party arrived today Ju an interview Parson Davlca denied tub story that Jack son was nearly knoelcod out at Troy by Lambert Tho latter ho said Is a profes sional wrestler weighing 2JO pounds who went In to got tho S100 promised to any ouo who stood before Jackson Iour rounds Jlo got it said tho mournfully Ho would agree to no ono for referee but a saloonkeeper friend and then Insisted on eightounce gloves Now what ean any ono do with pillows Then he didnt fight Ho rushed in grabbed Jackson around tho waist and tried to throw him Petor obeyed tho rules and called for a foul Tho referee wouldnt allow it then or when Lambert repeated his tactics In faot all Lambert did was to run around tho stage trying to keep away from Jackson and when ho failed in that he would duck his head rush in and catch Peter around tho waist That was all there was to it Six Deaths in One Family ZANESVLLLE Ohio March J C McGregor reading clerk the State House of Representatives died this morning of diphtheria Mrs McGregor died last Fri day immediately aftor death of four children making six deaths in the family within a littio over two weeks One of tho four small children remaining is now vory low together with McGregors aged father for whom there is littio hope of recovery Oppose a Federation QUEBEC March condemning the imperial federation proposed by David and seconded by Premier Morcier were passed in tho Legislative Assembly today as follows That this house is opposed to Imperial federation which would prevent Canada from having with other nations on tho American continent relations most favorable to conaruoreial and industrial prosperity and social and political devel i Says Ashton is Afraid i NEW YORK March Dispatch Francisco Chronicle 2cws prints tlieitho1 following letter j Tuck Ashton challenged mo to fijht our setto at tho Paliwjo Tuesday niglit I ngbccd to yesterday at u place ho appointed to jvrnvnga a match for iv side backcp Ertiiik Stevenson was on hitud but Ashton Iftilod to nppoar I am informed ho has lofl town to escape a mutch Iain satisfied ho is afraid ot fighting mo or olso ho would1 make the match according to promiso Jack what is tboinattor with you Do you weaken already Francisco Chronicle young ian whoso name is said to bo Henry H Tucker but whois knownas James Morri son and Henry St arrested hero yesterday charged with swindling Miss Helen Audonrod out of jewelry and money to the value of Tucker represented him self as an agent or manager of an opera company and made Miss Audenrods ac quaintance through an advertisement he had inserted in the daily papers Sho agreed to join company and as a guaran tee of good faith gave him her jewelry and money Acting under Tuckers Instructions Miss Audonrod claims that sho then went to Baltimore and there discovered that sho had boon dooclvod When she returned to Washington she reported the matter to the police arid Tucker was arrested at the city postollieo today A largo number of letters found in his possession showed that ho had been corresponding with a number of other ladies who wore dosirlous of going on tho stage as well as some who woro anxious to poso as models Tucker is a goodlooking man about 30 years of ago and of good ad dross He says that his sohorao for organis ing an opera company was one Miss Andenrod is a woman 22 years of ago and is from California NKW YORKS SOCIAL SENSATION NEW YORK March Dispatch Francisco Chronicle Covert wife of the most prominent man on Long Island has been charged by her daughter who died yesterday with being accessory to tho abortion which eatisod her death Covert is a wholesale merchant in New York and tho mother is a society woman of a good deal of prominence Tho abortion was performed by tho man guilty of tho seduction a New York broker named John Melville Bassett Svho is now in jail Just before sho breathed her last tho girl bade her father She however re fused to soo her mother whom sho charged 1A her ante mortem statement with being present when the illegal act was committed Bassott was arrested on Thursday of last week and taken to the bedside of tho dying girl who Identified him as being responsible for her condition At the sametime the coroner had a jury iu the room who took Hiss Coverts ante mortem statement Bassett was compelled to tho girls narrative and became greatly agitated lie bounded to tho girls bedside and was about to speak to her when the coroner seized him by tho throat and forced him back A constable then handcuffed him and the girl finished her story without further interruption MLix HANGED W Vav March ciated Kampf was hanged this morning The crime for which Kanipf suffered death was the murder of his daughter Mary aged 20 and his son William It was a brutal deed committed without adequate provoca tion A MUTINY AT SEA Nnw YORK March story of a mutiny is told by Captain William Praley of tho ship Rio Janeiro A ship from Calcutta putinatRio commanded by tho second mate with nine sailors before tho mast Tho captain ilrst niato and live sailors woro In irons Several days out from Calcutta some salt pork was given the sailors and during tho night nine mutlned When they complained of tho food tho cap tain said ho would starve them into sub mission Tho men armed themselves with pistols and old swords and headed by tho second mate commanded the captain to give thorn tho key to the store room The captain refused and summoned the first mate and five seamen They could only find two pistols and a musket of the sailors that stood by the captain wore shot down The captain iirst mate and three sailors were placed in irons and the mutineers brought the ship to Rio Tho was informed aud a naval court convened which sent the mutineers to jail They will shipped to England A CHICAGO SHOOTING AFFRAY CHICAGO March sensational shooting affray which has occurred in this city for a long time took place tonight Pat rick Crowo being the principal Hosuc ceecled in wounding a woman slightly and twoofficers and a citizen badly 6no of the oilicers will probably die Crowe came hero from Omaha a short time ago and has been working in a packing house Last night ho wound up aprotracted spree in a disreputa ble house on This after noon ho the point of a revolver from Annie Hall in whoso company he was jewels valued at j S1500 Tho woman and Crowo fired the bullet lodging of her arm Crowe seizedthe jewelry and rushed towards the street At tho door he A Supreme Court Arraigiied CHARLESTON S March bom I has been thrown into tho courts of tho State by a presentment of tho grand jury of Edgefield county The grand jury arraigned the Su preme Court for delays and Innovations It dismisses the MorrisGardner which was attempted last February by attacking very severely the duelling laws The report says Wo find the statutes so defective that nothing short of a duel actually fought is ovor likely to bo brought to tho test of a Begardlng the escape of two white mur derers under sentence of death the jury says regret to present that we find tho sheritl1 and his neg ligent of their duty and undoubtedly re sponsible for the escape of the The sheriir jailer and two others havo been arrested Judge Wallace complimented tho grand jury for its boldness Tlie Butte Bankers Suit NEW YORK March A Clarke ono of the Democretic election from Montana began a suit hero against the Socictie Iridustriello Commercial DOS Matoaux a French copper triist to re cover damages an account of a breach of their contract made in 1889 to buy from him tho entire production ofhis mines in Montana during 1S89 and 1890 at 12 cents a pound An attachment on the pro perty of the French organizationwas granted No Race Probable NEW YORK March seems the great race proposed between Snnol and Axtell will not take place at all In speaking of the matter today Bonnor said Thoro is no liklihbocl of its coming pit I met Mr James one of the fiveowners of Axtcil quite reoently und ho told me the stallion wus on his farm at Tcrro Haute aud would earn this year so he would hardly bo in shape for a groat tost of speed When I boughfc Snnol jt was with the I should let her re main untilnext October with Govurnor Stanford to give him a chanco to lower her record Conse quently he has entire charge of her rawing record this year and I have nothing to do with Six American Problems Massachusetts Re form Club gave a dinner tonight among tho guests David Dudley Field George Shattuck Darwin others Field was the principal speaker He said there were six problems before tho American people honest government woman suffrage the negro race the rights of labor government of cities and govern ment of corporations The firstnamed problem was then discussed by the speaker WASHINGTON March Dis Francisco Chronicle day your correspondent talked to some of tiie Republican members oC the House Com mittee on Invalid Pensions and two or thrcs others of the leading friends of pensioners on the Republican side of the House The sen timent is against uu outright service pension bill aud also against tho bill to repeal the arrearages limitation The House is waiting for tho Senate to pass thedopendentor disa bility pension bill and to get a correct idea of thowishes of the country respecting general pension legislation When the Senate bill is received by tho Committee on Invalid Pensions it is pro posed to broaden the scope of the measure by making it a limited service as well as an unlimited disability bill It will be amended so asto provide that whenever a soldier or sailor who sixty days or luoro and was honorably discharged shall become sixtytwo years of ago he shall bo placed on the pension roll to receive S12 per month whether disabled or not and without any respect to his financial or physical Condition In other words they will provide a service pension for all who attain tho ago of sixty two years such as now provided for tho veterans of tho Revolutionary and Mexican wais It believed that the disability or depend ent bill will with this amendment oost about annually With tho large addition which has already been made to tho regular annual appropriation for pensions amounting to and the revision of tiie tariff laws which will decrease the an nual income by a thirty or forty millions of dollars for public build ings and other large expenses tho pension roll cannot further bo increased except by tho adoption of private bills The amended dependent dependent service pension bill as it will be called will make the annual expenditures for pensions about or an increase of between fiftyfive and sixty millions a year over the amount which has been appropriated annu ally during the past four years AN APPEAL FOR AID WASHINGTON March Proctor this morning received a telegram from San Francisco signed com mittee from the asking aid and food from the War Department In asmuch1 as the committee gave no names and no evidence of being authorized to make such request the Secretary decided not to consider tho appeal AN ALABAMA CONTEST The House Committee onElections re ported a resolution in tho Alabama con tested election case of Treat vs Clark which declares Clark entitled to his seat TWO CHINAMEN UROUGHT OVER The Collector of Customs at Port Town send Washington reports to tho Treasury Department the arrival of the American bark Gerald C of New Bedford having on board two Chinese who wero shipped at Shanghai before the deputy ConsulGeneral as steward and cook to be discharged at Port Townseud Tlie collector refused to allow them to land Assistant Secretary Tichenor informed the collector there appeared to bo nothing in the Chinese Exclusion prohibiting in terms the hiring of Chinamen on American vessels at foreign ports and that the pres ent case does not appear to necessitate any action on tho part of the Department or collector further than to take proper pre caution and cxerciso vigilance to prevent the landing of the Chinese referred to in violation of the law failed o extract any information from th newspaper men today took another tack and beginning at head of tho list sum monod the members of Senate to ap before it and through aeours of qiiesnonmir simitar to that applied to th nowspnpor men It is understood that summoned today assorted that they neve had disclosed any proceedings beyond tin limitations of the rules The examinatioi of Senators will require two or three days The impression prevails that the resolution to imprison correspondents for oontemp will fail but there is a probability hat some of them will be cited to the district attorney for prosecution on a charge of sedition TltK aoVEKSMHNT AND TUB The House Committee on Postofliees anrt Post Roads today resumed consideration o the postal telegraph bill and was addressed by Ralph Beaumont chairman of iho legis lative committee Knights of Labor Repre sentative Wade introduced in the last Con gress a bill for a Government telegraph cni bodying the Knights of Labor view but the bill died with many others He did not think tho PostmasterGenerals bill was a pood business proposition What farmer would buy half a farm when he could buy a whole oneV Tho Government was abundantly able to buy the whole thing and carry it on without furnishing business opportunities for some one else This country now is practically a government of corporations by eorporat ions and for corporations Dr Green said lleau monf was solicitous about the people In the telegraph business who would be ruined by Government competition yet he was president of a corporation that had repeatedly crushed opposition companies and other pcoplo who invested money in the telegraph business Witness favored Wades bill and said the Govern ment should own operate and control its own system He admitted that if the Wana bill resulted in cheap telegraph for the people generally ho would bo better pleased thiin under the present system He wanted tho bill passed for as was tho result of compromise ho should be lad see tho Wanamakcr bill passed as an opening wedge CONGRESSIONAL PROCEEDINGS The Salt Lake Building Bill Dis cussed in tho Senate WASHINGTON March bills on the calendar having been reached the fol lowing were passed Oakland Cheyenne 000 Helena The bill appropriating for Salt ako City having been reached Plumb novcd to reduce tho appropriation to 00 Paddock opposed the amendment and aid the site centrally located could not bo lad for less than Tho ippropria ibn should really be Rents woro ow being paid by the Government of o a year Plumb asserted that when ho was in Salt ako City last summer i suitable site could have been had for or The bill went over without action and the Blair Educational bill came up as unlinishcd busi ness Halo opposed the bill Blair then ad dressed the Senate Ho insisted that th Republican party was pledged in its plat form to the passage of his bill and he pro dieted that if that party failed to make goo its pledge that fact would putan end to th party Ho was not mistaken as to th source from which most of tho nrisreprcseri tation In the North concerning the bill had come The way to get control of the school was first to get control of the press Th press had received its full share of atten tion andhad manifested its full share o subserviency Tho Now York papers wer monopolized the worst kind andtliocbun try papers had bccu perverted and poisoned by them After executive session adjourned untl Monday House WASHINGTON March Speakec laid before the House the Senate bill referring to the Court of Chums the claim of Woodlindger for the use of his invention of projectiles for rifled cannon Defeated The House then went into Committee of the Whole on the private calendar With out transacting any business of importance the committee rose and tho House took a recess The evening session will be for the consideration of pensions GOSSIP OF FOREIGN LANDS How the King of Dahomey Recruits IBs Army of Amazons BETROTHAL OF THE SHAHS DAUGHTER Buffalo Bills Distinguished Army Crime iu Revival of Boulangism Force of Smokeless Powdery A POLISHED YOUNG LADY It is About Settled CHICAGO March dispatch from Ot tawa says negotiations in reference to the Bohring Sea matter have so far pro gressed at Washington that tho Canadian Government has telegraphed Captain War ren of the Victoria to proceed toWash ington to give evidence to the chums of owners of British vessels seized in Bearing Sea Warren himself claims for the seizure of the steamer Thornton in 1888 A Cold Day in the East ST JoHNSBOTiy March ther mometer registered 30 below zero this morn ing At Lyndonville it was 35 bolow TROY March at Saratoga this morning was 24 below in Adirondacks 26 to 30 below ALLSGAN Mich March cold weather of tho past few days hasgreatly damaged the peaehcrop of next season English FarmBuyers PABTCERSBURQ Chester county March agent of an English syndicate today completed the purchase of six ine farms at Lenover about three miles from here for tho purpose of erecting two mammoth cotton mills and such number of dwelling houses as will bo required tho cm ployecs whose number if exceed two thousand s The Lincoln Funeralv March over the re mains of young Abraham Lincoln were held today at the residence by Rev Monroe Gibson formerly of Chicago The coffin was hid beneath a mass of flowers After the services wtas placed in the cata combs in Keusel Green Cemetery was inet by a colored woman whom he knocked with the butt end of his revolver He got away for the time being and later in the afternoon ho the diamonds Officer Linrille had been watching for him metiliim at of the pawn shop and Mm but was instantly shot downyvQie bulled passing through lace andcuttingIlls tougue in Crowe ran down town followed by hunJ dreds of Brlscoe located several blocks attempted with a drawn stop the flying An Indian Slugger V ASHDAJTO liMarch a fullblooded Indian i defeated Mike Brinnbii an Irishman in a bloody fight gloves this morning Besan is a magnificentSpecimen of physical man hood and weighs longreach and ability totake extraordinary punish ment like a stoic won him the Tlie Passenger Bate War Eock has given notice that Beginning on passengerxate from Kansas to Colorado Springs and P ueblo will be This is to meet the Missouri pacific Tlie other roads will follow This makes thVJ rate to JQenyer 818 and 815 first and second classes Purchased the an has practically OF LAND GRANTS The Senate Committee on Public Lands this morning reported the general land grant forfeiture bill framed on the same liucs as the bill passed by the Senate during the last Congress The bill forfeits to the United States all lands opposite to and continuous with such portion of any railroad as is not now completed and in operation for the construction of which lands have heretofore been granted provided however that this shall not be construed as forfeiting the lands heretofore earned by the construction of any portion of the railroad under the act of Congress making the grant of publiclands Persons iu possession of any forfeited lands under title derived from the State or the corporation to which the restored lands were granted are given a right to purchase the lands from States in quanti fies not exceeding 320 any one per son at the rate of per any time within two years after the passage of the act Where jjorsous or corporations hold laud to which under the terms of tho act they cannot obtain title from the United States they given six months in which1 to remove growing crops or improvements which may bo made A clause added to this section provides that it shall not apply to any lands in Iowa on which any person in good faith has made or asserted a right to make preemptionor homestead settlement The bill repeals certain sec tions of the several acts In regard to land grants in Iowa and Minnesota vylnc con ilict with its provisions Inhomestead en tries of forfeited lands parties willbo given credit for the time already been on the land If it shall be found that any lands heretofore granted the Northern Pa and restored to the publicdomain be north of the Harrison Lino in Washington thopersons who acquired title to these lands from the railway com pany prior to July 1SS5 will be entitled to purchase the landwithin one year from the United States atthe rate of an acre The city of Portland confirmed in certain riparian rights of way which it secured in order to obtain a good water supply Incases where grants were made to aid the construction of main and branch lines and the grants conflict but only one liue has been grant shall not inure to the benefit of the CONFIRMATIONS Receivers of Roswell N William N Berger Santa M Kegisters of Land W Lewis The Dalles Perry Janson Blaokfoot Morrison Santa Fe Gibson Winhenmcca V TO INVESTIGATE THE CLAYTON MURKER At a meeting of the House Committee on Elections a subcommittee con sisting of Chairman Bowell and Messrs Xacey andCrisp reported on the evidence inhand in the ClaytonBreckinridgCj Arkan sas contest thatowing to the alleged j assassination whereby the contest was suspended it is of the high A Seminary Girl Disciplined by Her FellowStudents OUUPBPPER March Dis Francisco CJironiclc sensational story is in circulation in regard to matters of recent occurrence at the young ladiesseminary in this place One of the girls accused another of stealing a dollar which the accused indignantly denied Dur ing tho night the accused girl with some of her chums went to the room of tho girl who made tho accusation and demanded apology which was refused whereupon tho girl whoso character had been impeached aided by her friends seized tho offender gagged and her and administered a coat of shoo polish upon her body All the girls engaged in the escapade are daughters of highlyrespectable people and the affair has created intense excitement The News From East Africa ZANZIBAR March The expedition un der and air the German officers belonging to it have started for Saadani the strongest position held by Bwana Heires forces The intention of Wissman is to attack the place Tho Ger man expedition to Asumbia has been suc cessful Meiiange Uganda after be deposed had been driven from the coun try has returned with the aid of the missionaries conquered the rebels and has resumed authority in Uganda Ho pro claimed himself a Christian and gave the principal posts to 1he Protestants and Cath olics and a dangerous rivalry sprung up between them MOZAMBIQUE March serious diffi culty exists between the Portuguese officials here and body of 400 imported Goo sol are British subjects They re fuse to drill or to perform any military ser vice for the Portuguese est the matter in providing for the appointment of committee of five members to ull and and if iiecessary to resolution was adopted unanimously I Senator Dolphs special committee having The Sugar Combine NEW YORK March reported com bination among the wholesale dealers in sugar caused considerable comment here There seems to be io fear however that the price of sugar will be increased to any great extent F B Thurber says that a combination was made between New York and New England dealers two years ago and now it is proposed to extend it to the entire It a trust but the object Is to prevent irregularity of prices and cutting below legitimate profits The price at which sugar may be sold to retailers will7 be tele graphed daily to wholesalers and at the end of a year the dealers will give a rebate of cent per pound to all who have not cutan der the established PARIS March Francisco Chronicle Is ngaln at war with the European powers and some famous uimuons or female soldiers cf the king havo been killed in battle with tho French Sengealeso troops Tho Kings regu lar army is a permanent establishment all the soldiers being enrolled for life or until incapacitated for further service For special needs tho regulars arc rconforced by largo auxiliary bodies but these irregular troops are disbanded as soon as the particu lar occasion that inado them necessary has passed Tho amazons belong to the regular army and they are recruited iu a remarkable manner If a woman in Dahomey is found to bo unfaithful to her husband she is at onco sent to military headquarters and en rolled among tlio amaxous If she has an acrid temper or falls to boar children or if licr husband wants to get rid of her lie iionors himself by presenting her to the King who if she has tho requisite physical qualifications turns her over to his army officers to be drilled as au arnazon Tho atsazons accompany the King on all of his expeditions but they do not usually rlay a very active role Thoy guard tho jaggago and camp but aro not of ten started nto action if it can bo avoided The garri son of Kings capital is composed almost txclusivcly of amazons A recent visitor to ho capital says there were only thirty male okliors in tho garrison Tho amazous are ilso trained to iill the peaceful rolo of ballet s One of tho big sights of Dahomey is o see tho amazons on gala days frantically randishinr their weapons uttering their far cries aud goins through their dances bo ore tho King There aro at least GCOO of hose Interesting females In view of the cry peculiar qualifications that secure lission of most of themto tbo army they O undoubtedly far from being au attrac ivo lot in any sense of tho word A UEVrVATj OF BOUDANGISM Boulangisui seems to bo reviving after a ashion as a consequence of the difliculties ito which the Cabinet is fallen It is ox pectcd thai tho resignation of M Constans from M Ministry will loud to so many abstentions from tho polls at the election which takes place at Toulouse next Sunday that tho return of thoBoulaugist politician Susini will bo assured which would not bo tho case if tho supporters of the Government should turn out their full strength M Constans m the meantime is preparing an attack upon M Spullcr Minister of Foreign Affairs for as ho alleges replying In too civil a tone to the Invitation of the German Kaiser to France to take part in the labor conference THE FORCE Off SMOKELESS 1POWDER VIENNA March trials which have been made by the Austrian Government and military authorities with smokeless powder havo enabled the officials to arrive at some very valuable results It has been found that tho Maunlecher rille possesses an ample power of resistance to tbo Increased strain to which it is subjected by the new powder while a level projection of 1000 to 2000 paces is obtained from the Increased initial velocity of the againslj 500 paces which distanco was all that could bo accomplished with the old infantry rifle THB TICHBOJIN15 CTjAlMANT BOBS UP LONDON March Orton who be came wellknown as tho TIcbborne claim ant announces that ho will contest the seat in the House of Commons for Stokoupon Trcnt made vacant by tbo resignation of William Leatham Bright Home will run as a Homo Bulcr WILE MARRY TIIE SHAHS TEIJERAX Persia March Shah ave a grand fete yesterday in honor tho betrothal of his daughter to his favorite page The decorations for the festival rivaled tho splendors described in the Ara bian Nights There were thousands of beau tiful women dancers and showers of coin were thrown among the poor to be scrambled for The gave his a magnificent estate near the capital and has caused a de cree to bo published bequeathing the im perial curse to any of his descendants who ittempted to deprive tho page of his pro perty BUFFALO BITES ARMY HECORD ROMU March Italian journal ccm entiiiR on the Wild West show makes tho astounding announcement that Buffalo Bill icld the grand rank of colonel under Wash ngton in the great war WARNED BERLIN March Emperor has personal letters to all the governors of the lortherji provinces ordering them to edu ute the people to an understanding1 that migration to Brazil means abject misery A MOSCOW TRAGEDY Moscow March ghastly tragedy to light last night n this city A parcel was left at the resi ence of Prince Dolorokoff Which upou xamination was found to contain the head woman With the parcel was an note saying This is our first xploit We wUI soon outdo l Jack the It Is believed the woman was killed for betraying nihilists SfCSiSTER TISZA PESTFT March dissensions between Tlsza Prime Minister and the other meni bers of the HungarianCabinet regarding the naturalization of Louis Kossuth finally resulted in the withdrawal from the of Tisza The Emperor having his resignation Count yotL at present Minister of Agriculture will succeed Tisza as Prime Some thingin NEW YORK March New STork Commercial company obtained from Judge Andrews ofthe Supreme Court todayan injunction against a number of persons in cludiBg Frank Blcei Secretary of State re straining any Other Rice from taking any proceeding under the license issued to V them by ecretary of to f orni corpqration under thef nariie of jthe New York Oommerciai Coropany of as well as restrain ing pt State froni any having that name or other resembling it any Bishop Boxwiiaii Deposed CHICAGO March conference at the Emanuel EvangeUcal Church today ren dered the following The charges are sustained aid Bowman is found guilty and pfficeaa bishop and froni the ministry until the iieit general Tb e charge of unchrisbiaa conduct5 conr numerous allegedslanderous assert tions against fellow charges of falsehood and1 unbecoming One charge latterVground was that he stigmatized theaetipiii of tain conference as scheme hell andbrought forthin A SAN banking The liabilitiesare million dollars firm receives a remittance from will he able to pay   

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