Salt Lake Tribune, March 11, 1890

Salt Lake Tribune

March 11, 1890

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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - March 11, 1890, Salt Lake City, Utah Circulation equal to that of all other Dailies in city combined The ljest advertising me dium in all the interior and mountain region VOL 120 SALT LAKE CITY UTAH TUESDAY MQKST3TG MAKCH 11 1S90 PBICE FIVE HALF A MILLION FOR ZION The Building Bill Passes the Senate With Flying Colors THE WINDOW BILL RECONSTRUCTED The Secretarys Measure Greatly Im proved by Jfoiifto A Matter of Importance to the Mining Will be Allowed to Acquire Title demand a uniform rate of pay in all shops They also wnnt tho bosses to provide ma chines for thorn to operate Many bosses have conceded tho terms demanded but others are holding out The pleat makers have Joined the shirt makers out of sympa thy A number of pant makers struck but the has not become general Tho workmen employed on the building of the 1ntnple Court annex struck today They demand fchat only union men shall bo employed on the work MONEY FOR THE FARMERS SALT LAICK BUREAU I7 Fourteenth Street WASHINGTON J March JO 1SOO ji The Halt Liika public building bU paused the Seriate today with flying colors Early his morning Senator Paddock armed with statistics and telegrams from assaulted the oommiUeo In Its citadel arid secured to the withdrawal of the uinndmrnt niduelng tho appropriation When tho Senate convened the Senator did more work on the lloor Senators Plumb and Vest after a state merit agreed to withdraw their oppsHJon ind the bill whxi called up passed without a word of The vigorous work of tho citizens of Salt Lake hi Deriding tho argil men i used on Friday in opposition to the bill assisted materially in smoothing MIC way The bill now ROM to tho House Corn nil on Public where vig orous wciik will bo done by the friends of Utah U secure a proper report Tho measure as passed directs tho Secre tary of tho Treasury to or con a site for a eapltol court house post Office and appropriate Pto posals for u silo shall bo invited by adver tisement and shall bo reported on by an jigent of the Territory U the Secretary elects after coriHidorlng tho report he may appoint a commission of three to investi gate further and hold a hearing and upon their conclusions the Secretary shall choose iho location Tin wrNDOM WIA TMPHOVKD Vtioro was si Jongthy mooting of tho House Committee on Oohuigo Weights and Meas nnd a tliprough discussion of tho Wlndom Silver Coinage bill Tho com mittee will lako another turn at this nieus tiro before It will bo ready to report to tho House Ul its main features havo boon eompWfd Tho Hection giving the Secre tary discretionary power to suspend pur chase will bostrlckon out and a sootlon will bo addod providing that whenever and us long as grains of silver are worth one dollisron the market there shall bo unllm llod free coin ago Tlio friomls of silver havo been making active canvass of tho Senate and say that body will pass tho us amended by tho House Tho Senate as well us tho House enters sorous objeotiort to giving the Secretary of tho Treasury tho discre tionary power Tho bil will likely become a la form staled and It will bo limited freo coinage and a monthly purchase of four millions under all conditions of tho market and unlimited froo coinage nt tho mint as long as 371 S grains of silver uro worth ono dollar on tho market Tho friends of silver nvo greatly pleased over what they term a victory for froo coin age and it Is said to bo satisfactory to tho Treasury Department ALIENS MAY INVEST IN MINKS A few yean ago Congress passed a law prohibiting alious from acquiring tltlo to lurid or real estate of any kind In tho Terri tories This law was passed for tho reason that organized companies of foreign capital ists had taken up hmuonso tracts of tho public lands on whluh woro placed largo hotels of cattlo and in many Instances had obtained by purchase tracts of laud ombrao ing thousands of acres This law prevents allons from Investing in minos as well as in lands and to that extent Is objectionable to tho mining regions In all tho Territories thore is a desire that tho law bo so amended as to permit aliens to invest in minos and tho House Committee ou Mluos has agreed to report a bill repealing so much of the law as prevents aliens so investing A disposi tion was shown in the committee to report a bill to repeal tho law entirely but after con sideration it was thought that such a meas ure oould not bo passed and therefore tho committee confined Its recoiueudatlon to unending tho law in tho manner indicated Tho effect of this law was so far as tho mining regions are concerned to keep out a largo amount of capital that would other vise havo been invested there and tho de mand from mining communities is very gen for tho aiuemlmuut proposed by tho Demoralized D March Dis Francisco Chronicle far AUorneyfjenonil Goodwin has not taken any steps toward resenting the insult ot Jicproseutativo Walsh The affair has been tho absorbing topic and there are rumors aJloat that the man with tho damaged pro boscis will seek by issuing a chal lenge to combat A rather ludicrous incident occurred in tho House last evening over tine Goodwin Walsh controversy Mr Kstabrooks bi 11 lo i eating u school for manual training at May vlllfwas uiidcr consideration when Mr Colo I and asked what manual training meant Mr KstaUrook Coles inquiry to Walsh who eiiUingly re plied that it was for the purpose of punish ing 11 in refractory at the same time casting L vindictive look in the direction of Attor neyGeneral Goodwins uilico Tho temper of several members of the Legislature is at a hailing polul and a serious outbreak is feurod before tho session ends There have been too many personal grievances and grudges in the Legislature and general de is the result TIIK FKOlLK PHOTTINO ST PAUfi March The North Dakota legislature a few days ago appointed a seed wheat commission some of the members of which are acknowl edged Iwadurs in tho lottery scheme and tho of that scheme at onco expressed foai1 thau through the necessities of their some of the antilottery mem bers would ho won over by tho commission A PICM special toulghtsays Lhero is tho best of reason for believing tho lottery hill will bo taken Irom tho table tomorrow ot1 Wednesday in order to get a test voto on iU As It requires a twothirds vote to take it from the table that it secured would bo enough to pass it over a voto If tho motion canJos a new bill will be introduced making iho tribute annually of 000 while tho price of tho charter will bo raisedfrom to and will be paid at onco Into tho Stato treasury Tho seed wheat question will bo used with powerful ofloot Senator Stanford Advocates Government Loans on Estate IT WOULD STIMULATE INDUSTRY The Plop Tariff Question Considered Impoverished Eastern JJuncl Cannot Ije Protected Against the Fertile for the Export Coftee Tax SWING AND THE SOCIALISTS The Eloquent Professor Thinks He Knows All About Ijabor CrriCAGO March San Francisco Chronicle David Swing received considerable attention from Iho Socialists at their weekly meeting a week ago last Sunday and was tho recip ient of denouncing sorao points labor made in ono of his sermons recently At tho mooting yesterday the chalrniiiu road the following reply from tho preacher Dual when a bov worked for thirty cwntK u ituy and having worked ou n farm mull aoarly of ngo iind huvirig educated mysolf Inni not lit uuudof nny light from your society to tho moaning of work and wugon You havo uright fo pass resolutions about matters of which youknow anything hut iu tho inuttorof labor hulustfv tompuranoo and fanning I am quite woll informed and if I pro fur thuso four vhturos or thlnus to tho empty promises of platonio and upostollo socialism you tiro bound to grantino tho iruoclom of opinion DAVID SWING Tho Socialists debatod this for somo time Hiicl ii lengthy reply was framed by Delegate Orchardson and was adopted It says in part you wore swindled out of all your earn iunH but thirty cents u day was not suoh a fuotor as now As nwonhiory Im proves lissskillis riKjulrod to run it ancl hoartloss competition demanding tho cheapest labor clis chargos father and hires Iho ohilcl An alll patjr Is humaiHi when il devours tho young com pared to tht fiendish society that calls itself Christian when it nurses and cherishes this llumliKhnoss iu Us sanctimonious bosom You uphold ii sytttom that forces mou into idleness and enslaves women imd children Yon have Iho oar of the community and therefore your pitiless iilons aro dangerous and as they appoar their saurian ancestry will bo exposed Vou dont touch tlio responsibility o man to man but you soothe the consciences of corporations by telling tliolr victims who cannot lltul work to lie indus trious temperate and have simplicity of wants rlo not think that you need to bo born over again but only that you havo been born ouco too orten for the good of humanity HE BEAT THE CHOIR A Now York Snorer Disturbes the Congregation NEW YOHK March Dispatch IPranoiseo Chronicle person is fined ten dollars if ho falls asleep in church in Now York Martin Million paid this fine yesterday for fifteen minutes A sleepylooking man entered St Alphonsus church yesterday morning and dropped into a Uo had hardly sat down before ho was fast asleep His lower jaw foil his head dropped against tho back of tho pew and he snorod Ho snored so loudthat ho drowned tho music At intervals ho would stop snoring and tho worshipers would hoar tho services The mans head dropped toward ono sklo of tho pew and now toward tho other and lio snored IIKO tho forty sleepers At last tho sexton walked softly up to tho sloeplnx stranger and shook him Tho man llnally opened his eyes in a listless way and yawned Tho soxtou told him that if ho was so sleepy ho hud better go out of tho ehureh and couio somo other time when ho was wide awake Ho refused to leave tho pow and tho soxton was obliged to havo him s rvested Tfoo man snored was taken to tho police court ctfininlttoo TOUGH ON THE Two Per Cent a ljty Charged for Heading Stock YOUK March most exciting incident on Wall Street for somo thno oc ourrod today when a big Now York and Philadelphia pool in Heading sprung a cor ner on the shorts and compelled them to pay 3 per cont for tho use of stock for ouo day Tho pool which had its headquarters in Wormeers office is said to havo been dis satisfied wlUi the results of its operations of last week and after a disagreement today suddenly transferred its accounts from Worrusor to Mooro Schley Thou they notilied Wormsers to deliver till tho pool stock to Mooro Schley At tho same tinio Mooro Sch ley and all tho other iirms as sociated with tho pool called In all the stock loaned by them and as a result Wormsers who wero said to need shares of stock to deliver to tho pool in addition to being short as much nioro on their own uruount had to climb with the boar traders and tho clique that had put out tho short lines Xoiie of the interested parties would make a statement A WOMAN OF MUSCLE by a The Temperature CHICAGO March York 28 Orleans 5fi St Louis 46 Cincinnati Chicago ao Winnipeg 26 30 New York Strikers NEW YOKK March thousand makers aro on a Strike in this olty them they Phenomenal Feats of Strength Female Prisoner NEW YORK March Dispatch Francisco Clironidc keep ers of tho Raymond street jail and the Kings county penitentiary aro tolling sto ries of phenomenal feats of strength by Mary Martin now a prisoner at tho latter institution Tho young woman was arrested a few dnys ago for tearing down a wooden awning by tho use of her hands only while intoxicated Four ofncors wore required to make tho arrest In tho police station she bent tho iron coll door bars by her hands snapped In half tho iron handcuffs looked to her wrists unscrewed tho rusted iron screws iiom tho looks by using her bonded fingers as a monkey wrench and performed other remarkable feats She is four foot nine inches iu bight weights only 90 pounds wears a No 2 shoo and a No 5 glovo Sho says sho can lift SCO pounds threo foot from thogrpuucl and can hold a barrel of flour over hcr head with oaso g Canadas Chinese 1 OTTAWA March Minister of tho Interior reported to tuo Commons to day that tlio total number of Chinese ar rived in Canada from March 31 1SS7 to December was 1994 distributed as follows Vancouver 1000 Victoria 33 Now Westminister 22 Emerson S Winni peg 2 Port Arthur 1 Clifton 7 Ottawa 8 The amount of fees paid was number of certificates number applying to pass ou creden tials 45 passed through on 620 WASHINGTON March special House subcommittee on the Worlds Fair held another conference with the visiting Chicago delegation today and completed a bill which will be presented full com mittee as soon as tho chairman can call it together A few changes aro made The provision for a National Commission com posed of two members from eachStatc nom inated by tho Governors and appointed by tlio President is retained but an amend ment is addod providing that tho commis sioners bo divided equally the two political parties The Government commis sioners are to have control of the operation of the fair the appointment of juries ciis tribution of awards but the Illinois corporation is to prepare tho site construct the buildings and retain control of tho finan cial allairs A UOTAMATrON MEASURE Representative ODonnel Michigan in troduced a bill in the House today provid ing for the collection of a duty oncoffee equivalent to tho export duty levied by cer tain countries Gaffco coming from those countries exacting export duties shall bo admitted free and when the nations now collecting duties on coffees exported to tho United States shall abolishtho same no duty shall bo collected at any American port THE WINDOW BILTj AMENDED The House Committee on Coinage Weights and Measures again had under consideration tho Windom Silver bill and informally passed upon it Four members of tho committee woro absent A number of amendments AVDre offered but only two were adopted One was the addition of a provision to section five This section makes It tho duty of the Secretary of tho Treasury to refuse deposits of silver when tho market price shall exceed one dollar for grains pure silver The amendment provides for the freo coinage of silver whenever tho price of silver reaches tho price mentioned above Tho other amendment addod to section two provides that nothing in tho act shall be construed to change tho legal tender quality of the standard silver dollar Final action was postponed until Monday THE HOP QUESTION The Ways and Means Committee heard further arguments upon tho proposition to increase tho duty on hops Representative Hermann statement which lie said had boon made that the people of the Pacific slope did not desire to increase tho duty on Clii nose labor was becoming very scarce and dear Indians could not longer be had land was increasingin value All these things moaut iilcrcasod cost of production of hops At actual cost of growing them on tho Pacific Coast was from eight to ten cents a pound Representative Butterworth argued in op position to an Increase of tho duty He affirmed his protectionist principles but held that this was a case whore Increase duty did not moan added protection Now York State was in the position of northern Ohio in that she was trying with wornout lands unsuitod climatically to compete with the fertile and productive west One section of the country could not bo protected against another by any such device as an increase of duty AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS The statiststicat ropoiiof tho Department of Agriculture for March relates to the dis tribution and consumption of corn aud wheat It makes tho proportion of tho corn crop in tho hands of growers at per cent or bushels and of tho wheat crop per cent or bushels The of corn on hand is tho largost ever re ported In March The average of eight annual returns is bushels and that of last year bushels Tho estimated consumption to March 1st is exceeded only last year and In 1SSG Tho proportion of merchantable corn of tho crop of 1SS9 is per cent exceeded In recent years only by those of 1SS4 and 1S86 TJ10 average value of corn on the 1st of December was cents per bushel Tho average on tho 1st of March was cents for for unmerchant tho aggregate valuo loss than iivDocember Six spring wheat States havo only 000 bushels of which will be re quired for spring seed and the remainder is scarcely more than four months consump tion for their population Ohio Michigan Indiana Illinois Missouri and Kansas the only winter wheat States east of the Rocky mountains contributing to commercial dis tribution havo only half of which will bo needed at homo and part of the re mainder commercially unavailable at pres ent prices Therefore tho available sup ply for export and home distribution to July is small Tlio depleted farm reserves havoboon measurably filled except in a States but it will require a pressure of high prices to squeeze any considerable proportion of thorn into commercial districts THE LEAK INVESTIGATION Tho investigation of leaks has con tinued today by Senator Dolphs special committee The Senators wero summoned as near as possible in alphabetical order It is not believed that any of the witnesses of tho past few days hicrimiuated them selves GOVERNMENT LOANS Senator Stanford in presenting his reso lution to tho Senate today said Government loans on resil estate fromthe earliest civilization there existed in all countries tlic need of some commodity thsic will stand as i rep resentative of values through which exchanges canbo rmulo without the commodities themselves buiug passed from hand to In the process of lime gold iincl silver ctuno into use for the pur rnunt of bulsi aces is tt bo found in the values oT the commodities produced and coin purcd with tin iimoimt of iinuiuy iu circulation How far UN boundless rysoureos of our country shall be put into activity depends uot only upon the active industry of our people but upon the power necessary to induco thnt industry Hid it should be tlio fostering cave of the Government to see that sucli industry receive An abundant supply of money means to individ uals of capacity a field for the use of their abili ties in their various sailings of life and will be valuable to associations of individuals by affording tjieni facilitius for ob tuiniiiK capital for transactions of every kind of business Ar abundance of money moans uni versal activity bringing in its train nil the bless SHIRS that belong to a conslantly employed in dustrious and intelligent peopln f these proposed loans couJd bo made by tho Government without risk f do not there j would bt any serious obstacle in the wny of the of I be object of this resolution In mv opinion ample protection would ho aif fordcd tlx CJovwnimtint if it limited its loan to onohalf or oiiuijuarter the assessed value of tlio property given as and upon appraise ment of Government olllcurs especially selected for that duty Jfc seems to me that the sroat thought of hu manity should be how to advance the groat mul fitude of toilers incroaso their power of produc tion and elevate their condition the pros perity of tins masses of the prosperity of assured Man is the rightful heii to peace and prosperity and very much depends upon tho intelligence of government To me one of the most ejlectivu mentis of placing nt mans disposal the force inherent in the na ture oJ property is thoroughly furnishing a boun tiful supply of jnoney placed upon unquestioned and secure values rj p ny mitt rLAliK An Unfortimate Woman Between the Devil and the Beep Sea RESULT OF A FEUD AT SALMON FALLS CONGRESSIONAL PROCEEDINGS A Meat Inspection Resolution WASHINGTON March the bills placed on tho calendar in the Senate was one for tho construction of postofflcobuild ings in towns and cities where the postofuce receipts for tho last three years have ex ceeded A bill iixing the times and places for hold ing United States Court in the State of Washington has passed Other public building bills for the Stato of Washington were reported and placed on the calendar as follows T acorn a Seattle Spokane Falls Walla Walla 000 Stanford offered a preamble and resolution instructing the Committee on Finance to in quire what relief for the existing agricultur al depression may bo furnished by tho United States and particularly whether loans may nob be made by tho Government on mortgages pu real estate independent of improuemetits at such rates and to sach suoh amount as will make tho security to tho Govsrnmeat perfect The Government to receive some small rate of interest 1 to 2 per and to bo able to call in a percent age of the loans from time at its dis cretion Jlo submitted somo remarks in support of the resolutions offered Oeferred to Committee on Plumb offered a resolution which was agreed to calling on the Secretary of the Interior for a statement as to the cause of withholding patents for lands within tho limits of the Union Pacific land grant The bill appropriating for a pub lic building at Salt Lake was passed s On motion of Mr Sherman the bill provid ing for an Inspection of moats forexporta tion and prohibiting tho importation of adulterated articles of food or drink and authorizing tho President to make procla mation in certain cases was taken from the calendar v Mr tho groattroubles in connection with the ex portation of meat products was the munici pal reoioiromoiits of foreign countries and he asked MrSherman whether there was any tiling in tho bill that could remedy that trouble Sherman said that for several yearspast reductions had been imposed in France Germany and Great Britain on the importa tion of meat products The general com plaint made in all those that there was no moat inspection laws in the United States such as existed in European countries Ho believed tho passage of the bill would enable the proper authorities of tho States to procure and release various restrictions more or thereby add at least a million of dollars to the American exportation of beef products Bates remarked that several bills kindred to tliis one were pending before theAgricult ural Committee that it was a master of vast importance that tho pending bill was a substitute for tho original bill and had only been reported last week and more time should be allowed for consideration of the measure The discussion was further participated in by Allison Plutnb Evarts and Edmunds when of 2 oclock arrived and the bill was aside without action and tho Educational bill taken up Higigins addressed tho Senate in advocacy of the bill Jones followed Higgins He said the Legislature of his State had instructed her Senators to vote against the bill and ho should oboy those instructions At the close of Joness speech the Senate proceeded to voto on tho amendments pro posed by tho committee and they were sev erally agreed to The bill was then laid asido and after executive session the Senate adjournad HOUSE WASHINGTON March Senate reso lution was concurred In providing that the Senate and JIouso Committees onImmigra tion jointly investigate the workings of the various laws and of the several States rela tive id immigration Tho resolution was amended to direct the joint committee to investigate the ellect on American working men likely to follow the purchase pf Ameii crn industries by foreign capitalists The floor was then accorded to tho Com mittee on District of Columbia The Dis trict business having been completed the Senate bill passed for taking a census in Alaska Tlio Senate bill passed to prevent the in troduction of contagious diseases f iprn one State to another Bills were passed authorising tho con struction of a bridge across tho Columbia river between Oregon and Washington Lacoy from tho Committee on Eiectiojis reported a resolution for the ap pointment of a subcommittee to make a full and thorough investigation of the con tested election case of Clayton vs Breckin ridge Lacey by request of Breckinridge offered an amendment directing the sub committee to investigate all events relating to the contest or arising therefrom after the election Agreedto after some debate The resolution was then adopted The House then went into Committee of tho Whole on tho Oklahoma Territory bill Without making much progress the coniniit teeroso and the House adjourned Au Idahoau Has a Shot Father and Son Mysterious Murder in New Yorlc diy in sympathy with and support of the switchmen who siruok in Chicago Trains are gristly delayed and by 5 oclock there was a blockade at the station here The engineers who asked help to got their trains out were refused and freight tralHe was practically u a stand still Later in the evening they received advices from Chicago that the strike was seuled whereupon all returned TO work CHICAGO March switchmen cm ployed in the Chicago North western yards between 00 and 400 in number wont on a strike this morning badly blocking business Tho men claimed Yardmaster Crooks was i overbearing and demanded his removal After four hours of tho blockade and i con ference tho company removed Brooks and the men returned to work An hour later they again to demand the discharge of two switchmen who had made themselves obnoxious This mat lor was settled after another hours delay and it is now thought the trouble is over Tho railroad officials say the whole trouble is duo to ill foolin between rival swstchmensorganizations peso of equalizing exchange and today when stamped by responsible governments thoso niet als have u vuluo us niouoy far beyond any possible value they might havowere they the becomes valuable ns it stimulates industry ami facilitates the exchange of the pro ductions of mens A Government bond is valuable to the holder ou account of the interest it earns As au euer gotic factor in the transactions of men it only imiounts to the percentage which it draws when the bondholder uy depositing it with tho Govornmctn receives back 00 pur Gov ernment bills iDO per cent of its value becomes transformed active commodity giving employment to the energies ol the country In Hke manner if the farmer wuro ablo to bor row from without interest a certain amount of its bills giving his farinas security therefor to that exteut his land would become au active forcqand he would bo eaablod while giving employment exteut of tho monov loaned him to improve Jus farm uud increase its value to amount of the loan Thus the Government 3ojin would bo doing ft double duty the activities of this money do not terminate Tvith its expendi ture bv the fanner Those who havereceived it iu their turn will make use of it as anenergizing factor in the forces of life to au indefinite period As money employs labor to life a con itinuing labor begetting its certainly us its fruits ate valuable Another wayby AV Inch we can appreciate what money actively used ucrform settle He Pleads Not Guilty LONDON March Moser who employed by the written a letter in which he denies that he was in America when T Harrington in debate in the Commons re port asserted that he Moser exchanged cable dispatches with Soames solicitor for the Timesin regard to procuring evidence in support of the charges made by against the Parnellite members of the Com mons Entertained the Vicepresident March President and were today guests of the City ofJacksonville a drive over the city served at the St James Hotel Mayor McQuaide pro posed the health inado a brief the cordial welcome extended family Taulbee Cannot Recover WASHINGTON physicians Taulbee is beyond all hope of recovery s SHOSHONK Idaho March to reaches hereof a shooting affray which occurred near Salmon Pulls yesterday afternoon in which one Elijah Padgett was shot in tho left leg just below the knee by a ball from a Winchester rlflo in the hands of K Bicdsoe It seemed as though Padgett owned a tract of land which Captain Ralph Bledsoo and other friends of one Jim Bell were for bidden to cross Bledsoe had frequently been met by Padgett and told to go around his land as ho did not want any of tho friends of Bell to pass over his Padgett land The day previous to the shooting Bledsoe was met by Padgett and driven back The next day the parties met on tho premises armed with Winchesters when the shooting took place with the aforesaid result Amputation of the injured member will bo necessary The shooting was tho result of an old feud FATHER AND SON MURDERED KANSAS CITY March Francisco Chronicle Charles Williams and his twoyoarold son living in Galena were found mur dered in their bed this morning No cmse for the crime can be ascertained A suspect was arrested at Proscott tonight THE FfjAfUC NEW YOUK March E Flack wife of Sheriff James A Flack was spirited away Saturday night by a welllaid plot She was secreted at tho house of close friends and political followers of tho sheriff but was discovered yesterday by detectives and taken into custody and is now under ar rest and will not bo allowed to vanish again Mrs Flack has forgiven her husband and her testimony in the case will now only bo secured by compulsory methods She de clares that she will not testify at the trial of the indicted divorce conspirators of her own will She says she will not aid in any way the prosecution of her husband and her son ancl RefereeJohn Mocks The plot to get Mrs Fluek out of the way of the prosecution was an elaborate one It was laid soon after Mrs Flacks first ap pearance in the grand jury room When tho woman testified many facts she save were contradicted by her own lips upon crossexamination She was sick at laoart she said partially ill and with her memory One thing she tried to impress on the earchiug jurymen was thatshe did not want to puinsli her husband or son It carne out that the sheriff had not lived happily with his wife for somo years and it also di viUged Flack that all she cared for was proper support and an allowance largo enough to enable her to spend her declining years in comfort Then as it is now brought out Mrs Flack was appealed to by her hus band and son You havo riuned us they said Donot for Gods sake send us to prison The sheriff and son put up a very skillful ob They had her come to tho city and pretendto be willing to testify so as to dis suspicion Then Saturday night they ook her quietly io a cab to a friends house District Attorney Fellows put detectives on her track and by a subterfuge they got hold ofherand took her to tho hotel under ar rest Mrs Flack confesses that she has been kept well supplied with money by her son and that she does not want to go to court to testify against her husband and her boy I am heartbroken and sbe moaned I wish I were dead To bo locked in a room this way is cruel punishment I wish I had nevoispoken of my divorce My God cannot people understand a mothers love How could I go to1 court and swear away Willies send the only person in the worldwho cares for an old and dying woman to prison No I will not I When asked why she had made fictitious promises she would not reply but wept like a child She would neither deny nor affirm whether she had entered into the scheme to spirit herself away NEW March Flack his son and lawyer Joseph Meeks indicted for con spiracy with Judge Ambrose Nprrell begun today The conspiracy consisted in trying to procure a divorce for Flack from the latter s wife AN SENTENCED LONDON March clerical scandal at Bristol has caused much comment Canon Baynes was arrested on a charge of stealing a trunk from the railway station Ho ad mitted the charge but urged mental weak ness as tho reason He was found guilty and sentenced to four months imprisonment athard labor UISPEUSEO TUB MAYOR COLUMBIA S March mob of several hundred men procured a small can non and rode into the town of Spartansburg today for the avowed purpose of attacking the jail and taking therefrom and lynching George Sturiiou who shot and killed his brotherinlaw Edward Fisher on Friday mob arrived at the public square Mayor Henneman at the head of the police force and with a pistol in repulsed them spiked the cannon and locked it up After making further hostile demonstra tions the wouldbe lynehers dispersed A BEAST AMONG MONARCHS HUNDRED DEATHS Three Hundred Welsh CoaMmers Entombed Alive A NEW YORK TENEMENT HOUSE FIRE Breaks In the Mississippi An Inundation Threatened A Fatal KearEnl Collision in Ne froqiioiis in Distress DECIDED AGAINST THE TRAVELERS The Insurance Company Defeated in a Big Denver Suit DENVER March Master report in the celebrated of T C Henry vs the Travelers Insurance Company of Hartford was filed today Tho report iinds a cash balance due Henry of and that there should be returned to him collat erals aggregating over a million dollars and orders cancellation of all of Henrys obliga tions The Masicr finds that those obliga tions have been paid to the Travelers In surance Company by tho reception of bands of various irrigating companies of Colorado with which Henry has been connected AJ1 claims made by the Travelers Insurance Company for misappropriation of money by Henry in Kansas and Colorado arc rejected by tho Master This result affects tho most important agricultural districts and changes the legal status of more than four of tho large irrigating canals of Colorado An action was begun by Mr Henry today in tho United States Circuit Court against the Travelers for damages for llegal seizure of property More suits for am ages will follow A CONFEDERATE MONUMENT Description of tho Robert E Xice Statue at Richmond RICHMOND March Dis Francisco Chronicle The monument to tho memory of General Robert E Lee which will bo unveiled here on May 20tb will stand sixtyone feet and two inches above ground Of this hight tho horse and pedestal will take thirtynine feet and Mencics equestrian statue in bronze will make the remaining twenty two feet arid two inches The horso and rider will appear as if supported by four columns of polished granite At tho top of each column is a lions head Tho base is almost entirely plain It has only slight ornaments at the corners and the size gradually decreases up to a point on which tho pedestal rests The statue is designed to represent Gen eral Lee having reined in his horso in the act of overlooking a battle field and receiv ing the greetings of his The head is down and turned slightly to the left tho left fore foot is advanced and the left hind foot thrown back The figure of Leo is erect and bareheaded tho head being turned very slightly to the loft The bridle hand is well up on tho thighj holding the Generals hat HOW THEY DO IT IN MAINE Disturbances at the Polls Result in Democratic Victory BIDDEFORD March was great excitement here over tho municipal election today Ono hundred special police and twentyfive deputy sheriffs were on duty The votes of men whose naturalization pa pers were issued by the municipal court in alleged violation of law were being changed Tho special officers were working In sympa thy with the men In one ward two deputy sheriffs arrested a challenged voter but an officer and the crowd liberated the prisoner In another ward Deputy United States Marshal revolver when the crowd interfered with his arrest of a prisoner Stackpole succeeded in holding his man and also caused the arrest of a special officer who interfered Warrants were issued for the arrest of a Deputy Sheriff and ten minutes later the local po lice captured Deputy Stackpole and Deputy Sheriff Parker of North Berwick and hus tled them to the police station followed by a mob The election resulted in a complete victory for the Democrats COFFEE 6QIN8 TO WASTE The Russia Denounced atth Hyde Parlc Meeting LONDON March Sau Francisco Chronicle mass meeting was held in Hyde Park yesterday to protest against the Kara horrors 3The red flag was displayed andwbmen nihilists in male attire mingled with the crowd which was quite orderly Only a few policemen were present John Burns made a long and impassioned in which he said that tho present Czar WLS just as bad as the last one who was justly for humanitys he himself would be ready and willing to carrythe red flag from Mos cow Caucasus Burns also asserted that public opinion would force British Government to interfere with He criticised severely the absence of Irish mem bers from that concerned manity Stepnialc the made a speech in which ho admitted that the letter the Londpn Times on Siberian horrors written by a nihilist was the absolute truth A letter was read from Prince Iviopotkin blaming the personal acts of the Czar and calling him a beast among monarchs Stories Concerning the Wealth of Haytis Resources NEW YOKK Starch Dispatch Francisco Chronicle Zohrab British Minister to Haytt was in tho city yesterday on his way to England During the afternoon he talked with a re porter about Haytian affairs What was ths condition of affairs there when you left Everything was very The confidence in the permanence of tho new government was then complete I cannot say that I do not think so Matters are quiet but ife seems to me to be the calm before a storm and Ilook for an other revolution there very soon It seems to mo that the people are in a condition that must precipitate another fight 11 is too bad that it should be so Hay ti is naturally one of the very richest countries in the world for its area I believe that under a firmly organized government a government where property was secure the island would support in comfort a population of twenty million souls and one can form no idea of the wealth of the island without a visit there There are coffee forests for instance The coffee bush is not cultivated at but the wild in that it is utterly impossible for a man to pene trate them Paths are cut through from one valley to another and that is all When the coffee harvest comes round the people gather the berries from the edges of the groves and the rest goes to It is a very conservative estimate when I say that for every thousand tons gathered 800 tons go to Northwestern Switchmen Strike MILWAUKEE March the men employed Jjy the Chicago and North numbering alxmt fifty struck to More than aMile a Minute PHDJADELPHIA March run was made on the NeW York division of the Head ing road This morning a member of a prominentbrokerage called atthe Reading a special train to carry several hundred shares of stock to New York The entire run of ninety miles was made in eightyfive minutes This is said the fastest run evermade between Philadelphia and Jersey City A New Dynamite Gun March Eugland March10 The dynamite guavaud torpedo thrower in course of construction here Gray don late United StatesNavy is Attracting attention The gun is of fifteen inches calibre and is expected to be capable of throwing 600 pounds of dynainits a distance of three miles demon stration will be made early in May under the auspices of the English government rob explosion occurred today in tho Marsa colliery Glamorgan shire Wales A hundred miners are en tonibod Conmiimioanon with thorn is im possible for the present It is feared all perished Luor advices from tho Marsa colliery are that oOO miners aro entombed but many havo boon rescued from tho workings near est the main shaft Most of those taken out woro unhurt but several rcctivod fatal in juries Tlio latest estimate Is that 150 lives wero lost Eight bodies shockingly mutilated have been recovered Groat excitement was caused by a rumor that appeals for help could bo hoard from tho entombed men Tho rescuers aro constantly succumbing to tho effects of gas and aro obliged to make a hasty retreat TWO SERIOUS FIRES OWEN SOUND March ridges furniture store and Bureharts hard ware establishment burned today Seven persons wcvo severely hurt by failing walls Loss CINCINNATI March sixstory building occupied by Storin Myers cloth ing bouse is burning at 2 a ra It will un doubtedly bo completely gutted Loss The StecrnMeyer building is totally de stroyed None of tho contents woro saved Tho loss is estimated at THE LEVEES AWAY ST Louis March from the lower Mississippi River aro to tho effect that tho ilood lias become alarmingly high All along the banks the levees aro breaking at various places There is great apprehen sion that a larfio section of country on both sides of the river will bo inundated Tho latest report is that tho lovce at Sappinton hoop six miles abovo Arkansas City broke yesterday afternoon Tho whole river front from the crevasse to the Louisi ana lino will be flooded Tho whole of the Tensas basin of Louisiana consisting of four or five parishes will undoubtedly bs covered by water Tho river at Arkansas City is four foot above high water mark and still rising Tho present outlook is that therowiH be at least a foot more water and that there will be a heavy loss of property A WAREHOUSE BURNED KANSAS CITY March warehouse of tho B CClark Crockery company burned this morning Loss THREE drtrp vrcTurs CirtCAGO March distributors in the pcstofflce died yesterday of the contracted in distributing Russian mails A HUMAN BEE HIVE BURNED NEW YORK March cry of flre awoke Ludlow street once more in tho night It came froin 1U7 i human bee hive six stories high which sheltered thirty familiss Less than two years the building was damaged and a number of people burned though none wero killed It had since fseen provided with every escape for its teeming population During the progress of the fire the occupants of the building were in ter rible peril All wore rescued in safety however There were many narrow escapes as the flames surrounded tho fire escapes and the halls woro lilled with smoke A father threw his baby from a secondstory escape into the hands of a fireman below who caught it flying Several persons were rescued by being lowered by ropes The loss was small HEAR END COLLISION LINCOLN March a rear end col lision on tho Burlington Missouri river near Harvard earJy this morning Conductor Norton and Brakesman Miller were instantly killed Tho train had broken in two and had just been connected up when the en gine of another freight crashed into tho caboose The men on the other train saved themselves A GASWELZ EXPLOSION MARION March careless workman lit a torch near a gaswfill today an explosion followed by which the derrick was shattered and a number of men pain fully burned A column of fire Is now ing from the well IN DISTRESS PORT TOWNSEND March United States steamer Iroquois arrived today in distress She left Honolulu November 20th for Samoa After leaving the Gilbert Islands one of her engines broke down and the vessel began leaking at the blow valve A succession of heavy gales prevented her return to Honolulu and she was forced to go north Provisions and fuel run short and tlio officers and crew jiavo been on half rations since February 15th The crew suffered greatly from the change from a tropical climate to this A JEWESS MURDERED NEW YOHK March mysterious murder was discovered by Blumah Levy a feeble tottering woman 70 years of age in a grimy cellar at No 3 Eldredge street this afternoon The murdered woman was young goodlooking and evidently Tho body was coveredj with bruises and the skull was fractured Shreds of human skin were found hanging in light threads from her finger nails mute evidences of an awful struggle with the murderer No one has had occasion to use the cellar for six months before today when Mrs Levy wentdown to get a beer keg to preserve pickles in For the past year Mrs Levys son ground floor as a place of business and rented the floor above to two rich who founded a Hebrew school Isaac the craxy Hebrew who killed Herman Bogozkinski acd who shot but did not kill Rogozklnski pursued shoFand killed himself was the janitor of the school It was said he had a number of wives and the police thinkthe murdered woman was one of Jacobs and that he killed her before his onslaught on the 3Iogozkinski family A CASHXERS CROOKEDNESS ASHLANP bank trial the defense today charged Casb ier Reynolds overcharging of the bank and personally the overcharges v A CHICAGO CHICAGO March W ier and bookkeeper of the Globe light Heat Company disappeared several ago and an investigation of his shows him to be a defaulter Before leaving the city lie personal account at the bank young twochildreu circumstances Twenty Bead Turks March ;

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