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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - March 13, 1890, Salt Lake City, Utah                                Circulation equal to that ot all other Dailies in the city combined The best advertiiing me dium in all the interior and mountain region VOL 131 SALT LAKE CITY UTAH THURSDAY MOKNTDTG KABCH 13 1890 PKICE FIVE CENTS A PLEA TOR MEXICAN 1EJ The House Committee in Favor of Pro tecting American Ore WHY IDAHOS ADMISSIONIS OPPOSED Democrats Object to tho Test Oath Me Kin ley Tariff Kill Smiths Appointment Was a Sur prise to Army Men LARK filT 1YmrUOnUi WASHINGTON March 100 of tho Kansas City smelter marie an jirgnment before tho House Com I of on Ways Means this afternoon W opposition to an incroano of duty on imported lead ore ami said that IK roprc twentythree lcul smelting compan ies lis the country whicli consumed nearly all of tliti load produced in arid Imported to tho United States and that an Increase of tho duly would not ho resisted If tho do mestic product was Riiiiiciont to modi the demand Ho claimed that tho Mexican lead ores cost as much as those prodiKcd In this country hut on crossexamination that the load produced in Colorado eost tho ion rnoro than Mexican articlo Ifc said that Idaho iind Montana produced tons of lead orft last yuar is understood will re port in favor of making load oro and lead In silver ore pay tho sam duty as pure load Representative Carter of Montana was prosfmt and suggosUd the lino of Meyers urohsfixamlnatlnn Tt was demonstrated that tho latter was interested In Mexican load mines or represented thoso who wqro Carter In breaking Meyers testimony down AN OBSTRUCTIONIST WAIL There wus a lively mooting of lie House Corntnlttfjfj on Territories today Messrs Springer and Mansur the Democratic morn borsof the Committee very bitterly com plalnorl to ths majority that snap judg m ant had boon taUim upon ihotn by tho itjkiorlty calling up in tho Ilouso yesterday UH to admit Wyoming and Idaho to Statehood hofore tho minority had piwen led their report some sharp wrangling tin1 majority voted to take up thoso hills for final consideration In tho Ilouso In a week from next Tuesday when It is undorstood tho dobalo will bo continued until both bills arc passofl THC TAUItS1 JUbTj March Dis Francisco Chronicle MoKiniey tuiltl bill was practically com pleted today and early week in alt probability It will bo presented to tho House The wool schedule over which tiiovo has been groat controversy has been satiii Wools of thu first and seeonu class aro to pay a duty respectively uf 11 and cents por pound Carpet wools valued at less tliau cents por pound will pay cents and those induced at more Mian cents will pay S cents per pound wool will tho duty im on unwashed scoured wool of the first ciiiss threo times of tho third class two and a half times the duty on unwashed Tho duty on sleol rails will bo at iibout por ton Among tho most Import ant will bo the doubling of the duty on barley and hay Tho duty on boans and peas will probably go to 10 cents per bushol and potatoes to 2 conts will pny 5 cents per duty and applos Tho tarllT on hides will probably bo placed at In percent ad valorem Tho sugar schedule has nolyot boon dotormlnod but it is said that tho duty will IH reduced ut Joast fiO por cont and a bounty given of 10 per cent to tho producer Tlio Internal revenue on tobacco oxoop cigars and cheroots will bo abolished AKMV SUIllMllSKD The nomination of LloutenoritColonol William Smith at present chieC paymaster of tho IHipartuunt of tho Oakotas to ravmastoiCleneral of tho United States Army vice William Rochester retired has caused penoral surprise In tho army llo was fur down on the list and hud novor boon an applicant for tho posit Ion Thero woro no papers on fllo in his behalf It Is stated and one of the various had the slightest Idea that Ills name would bo considered In connection with thooftlco As a mattor of olonol Smith spent a wook or ton days hero quite recently oarnestly working for tho promotion of his Rodney Smith who Is the senior in rank as shown by tho army regis ter Tho con tost over tho nomination has narrowed down during tho hist two weeks between Colonel Rodney Smith Lloutonant Colonol Gibson and LieutenantColonel Torroll Thoro witsa gonoral boliof that Colonel Torrol would e selected In caso Colonol Smith was passed ovor Tho Presi dent has solved the prorom by passing ovor tho two colonels and appointing Lloutouaut Colouel Smith A LARD COMVOUND HKABINO JIaroh Associated Ilouso Committee on Agricul tnro devoted session today to hearing Representatives linttorworth and favored and opposod rospootlvoly tho meas ures pending before tho committoe having for their purpose the rogulatlou and taxa tion of manufactures of lard compounds This ended tho hearings on those Mils A JLEA VOR OHES A F Moyor president of tho Kansas City Refining and company appeared before the Committee on Ways and Means this morning and read a sitatomeub oxprosi of the smelting and refining interests upon the subject of Mexican load and silver ores He contends that Congress never in tended that silver ore containing lend should be dutiable as no such oro had been devel oped In this country when the provision which had been attacked was inserted In tho tariff laws If Congress passed a law taxing this oro it would cripple tho smelting and refining interests IJo therefore requested the committee to lot tho matter stand ns It does under tho last decision of tho Treasury Department MEXICO WANTS TO COME IN The Committoe On Territories today beard an argument by Thomas Smith of Now Mexico iu favor of tho admission of that Territory as a State IMJIIOHATIOX AITOINTMKNTS The President this afternoon appointed John B Buffalo to bo Commissioner ofImmigration uud General J It OBrien first assistant V A 1OR THE ITAHO MOttMOXS Mansur on behalf of the minority of the Comiuittoo on Territories filed objectionsto the passage of tho bill for admission of Idaho now ponding in tho House In part the report suys The precise point of difference between the majority and the minority is this The majority approves tho provision which de prives a cltixctv of the of suffrage dis qualifies him from holding OfTico and pre vents him from serving on juries for criminal conduct Irnputod to him when he not been convicted of such criminal con duct while tho minority Insists that a citl bcliiK othorsvlso qualified should not bo rights and privilegeson account of an allowed crime unless he has been convicted of such crime by some court of com potent jurisdiction and where tho penalty for such crlruo or part thereof is disqualification Tho minority while as much as any of tho majority can reprehend tho offenses of bigamy and po lygamy and aiding and abetting of such offenses most respectfully submits to tho House that tho man who Is accused of big amy or aiding or belonging to an association that encourages offences is as much entitled to trial for the offense as tlio man charged with any other Wo insist therefore that when Idaho is ad mitted it shall not bo with a provision in the constitution which deprives citizens of tho right of suffrage of tho right to servo on Juries and to hold office because of an alleged crime of which the party has not been convicted CASE OF RABIES Ono of Pasteiirs Surgeons Inoculated Through Hisi Eyes He BlHuocts a Kabul Dog and Is Prostrated by i Severe Attack ol of tho UiHCiiso in America NEW YoiiK March Francisco Clirmiicic accounts of tho frightful ravages of hydro phobia came light at Intervals but the most peculiarly horrible of them all has just in tho Pasteur Institute of this city which is In charge of Dr Paul Gibicr a former studwit of the famous French phy sician Tlio victim Is one olDr Gibiers assisting physicians An uxlraordinary feature of tho caso Is that although the afflicted inan possesses all tliu repulMvo symptoms ol tho rabies has never boon bitten by a mad dog or any kind of a rabid animal Dr Gibior was seen a l the Tenth street laboratory last nigh I in regard to tho caso but lie said tmt lie was prohibited from dis tin1 mattor out of professional cour tusy duo thu injured man Mo acknowl howovur that Ills assistant had bteomu a victim of tho rabies that lie was soiiHjwhat apprehensive of the turn af fuiis mighttalco caving to tho causes which led up to tho trouble liwus learned that eight days ago Dr Gibicr and his assistant whoso name could not bo loavnecl making some delicate with thebrain of a clog which had boon killed while suHcilng from rabies fn handling tho bniln matter sorno of the poisonous virus adhered to tho foreiingor and thumb of thoyoungmman Thought rubbed his eyes while tho maddening stnll was sUll on liin incurs Tho third day after this or last Tuesday Glblor noticed thai ills assistant acted quoorly As the day progressed tho young man grew more and moro excited and ner vous His eyes became extraordinarily bright and fcho perspiration stood otii on his forehead In great beads At times ho trem bled at the earnest solic itation of Dr Gablor consented to go to bed During tho night instead of growing better became jn tho morning tho slfjk phypician was in a sbmlnncionsolous state and whou Dr Glhiyr spolco ho answered with an unintelli gible soundthat was half bark and half snarl Dr Gibior became very apprehensive and at once began a course of treatment for tho afflicted man Although extremely unximiK at first Dr is almost as sured now that tho critical period of tho disease has boon favorably passed and that unless something unforeseen occurs the sick man will recover Dr Glblor said last nlglit that bis obser vation of tho disease in this country con vinces him that in nine cases out of ten tho rabies hove uro much moro virulent and dangerous than In Europe Tho djiYerenco is duo ho believes to climatlo effects In addition to the young doctor there aro two cases of rabies how being treated by Dr Gibior THE MCAIJIJA INQUIRY Tho Olllcors Testify About tlio Comimmders Conduct NEW YOJIK March court of in quiry invo the charges against Coaimandor B If McCalla of tho United States vessel was oponod Klmberly presiding The first witness was Executive Officer Tngcrsoll Ho said tho men on tho ship wore confined in straight jackets for trifling offenses Tho charges against tho captain In this respect were truo Witness described hcnv tho men were tied up on a ladder and loft in that position for hours Tho commander had directed him to keep tho men continually at work about the ship In all thoso cases tho pun ishment was for drunkenness In regard to tho assault on Fireman witness said Walker was very drunk jind was abusing tho commander roundly ordered him to stop and told the mon to got some wator ready Walker was still dotiantand tho captain ordered water thrown on him Walker was then gagged with a bayonet by the Commanders order Even this did not sllonco Walker and the captain drew his sword and struck Walker on tho headWalker then fell on the deck face downward Walker was picked up and placed In a hammock After dry clothing had been given him ho was covered with blanket with tho in his mouth Crossoxamluod ho said there had been an unusually number of bad men on tho 1 though he never knew so much liquor to be smuggled on board a ship tho Ho described the various improvements for the benefit of the men which MoCalla introduced when he ussumed command of the ship Lieutenant Flchcohu of the Enter prise confirmed many of Ingersolls state ments Lieutenant Chamley said there was a lack of system rather than any particular sys tem of discipline on the One day an apprentice boy named Myer hesi tated when ordered to go down into the coal bunker MoCalla asked him what ho mount by smiling at him and drawing his sword said Now Daniel if you smilo at mo again Ill kill Lieutenant Miligan rotold tho Walker incident Ho said Walker was riotously drunk and using awful language before ar rested After tho first outbreak McCalla threw three buckets of water over him to quiet him but without success McOalla then brought his sword and struck him with it AftoivWalknrs wound had bccu bound up he began to bo noisy and abusive and was D A White House Dinner WASrnxaxpx March President and Mrs Harrison gave an informal dinner at tho White House tonight to a company of eighteen guests They Senator and Mrs Chandler Mr and Mrs Choenoy of New Anderson of Kansas Senatorand Mrs Spoouer Mrs Studcbakor Senator and Mrs Frye Repre sentative and Mrs Morrow of California Representative and Mrs Ketcham of New York and Mrs Platfc and Senator and Mrs Blodgett IDRCHELISRECORDIHZIOI The Famous Murderer Flourished in Salt Lake as Lord A METEOR IN THE SOCIAL HEAVENS He Victimized the London Bank of Utah and Was Brought Baclc for by the Men and Idolized by the Ladies March Krancisco Chrnniclr The detectives of this city believe that Reg inald Bureluill alias Lord Somerset is no other than the Earl of Somerset who shone is a loading society light in this city about fivo years ago Frank Kelly former chief detective siid tonight Tho Earl of Somerset made his debut in society in this city in the latter part of 18S5 uul soon became a lion lie was banqueted and petted by tlic elite and the male mem bers of society introduced him into their clubs and organized all kinds of sport for the benefit of the bogus lord Ho made a tour of the fashionable seaside resorts after leaving this city and appeared in Newport iind Long Branuh as Lord Courtney the catch of tho season a blueblooded and wealthy young Englishman Ho was re ceived at these places with open arras and for nearly a season was the swell of swells along the whole coast the close of tho season he suddenly and very unceremoniously left with quite a sum of money borrowed from the young swells who made a petoL1 The bogus lord also turned up in Baltimore where he represented himself to be Sir Hugh Leslie Courtney of tbe British royal navy and al wsiys Wro a naval uniform of the utmost brilliancy Ho was the idol of the woman in that city who entertained him in royal Htylo and introduced him to their papas Hi not only succeeded in borrowing money from tho mini Irom thu also borrowed pin mmiuy from tlio ladies and after a season of high living disappeared had worked the Iacilio Const Ho had worked the Vacilic Coast prior to to this as Lord Courtney and was arrested in Now York on n charge of forgery from Salt Lake and sent there for trial He was iicquitted and came back to New York whore he was realrested and sonfc to Eng land on a charge of forgery Lord Courtney also appeared in Montreal as Charles Pel ham Clinton and played a merchant there for a considerable sum and then cleared out Ho represented himself to bo tho agent oC au English estate and gained the confidence a merchant and then swindled LOUD JOUUTNEYS SAIA RECORD This festive swindler Courtney figured as is intimated above in Salt Lake ia 1SSO 81 He appeared like a brilliant meteor in tho fall of 80 from tho Paolilc coast dressed faultlessly was as handsome as a and his manners and language wore elegance itself Huffh Leslie as the charming swindler styled himself was of course courted wined and dined and made a lion of and for a time ho now high But as usual his funds presently ran short and ho forged a draft on Lqndon which he discounted al tho London Bank of Utah and managed to escape before being arrested In tho course of his wandering up and down upon the face the earth Hugh Leslie Courtenay struck New York onco more whore he was arrested and brought to this city about April 1 1881 on a requisition upon Governor Cornell of New York How ever MiLud was wanted back in the old country for swindling and as it seems tho SaltLake officials fearing the indictment hove might not hold allowed ih to be dis missed April 37 and thq scamp was given over to aii English official The fellow wontalso by tho name of Charles Belli am Clinton and Marcus LaPaer Beresford That ho has come to grief at last is a matter of great congratulation Wlillo hero ho escaped from his guard while talking to his lawyer and was found by Doc Spraguo in an out house three miles from the State Eoad BUUCITKLLS EXAMINATION NIAOAIIA March Benowoll murder caso resumed today Tho courtroom was packed with people Through a misunderstanding Burcholl was nob brought from Welland on tho morning train and arrive p m Soon after that court opened in the town hall Mrs Buroholls caso was the first begun Tlio magistrate announced that she was charged with being all accessory to tho mur der and that ho was ready to hear any now evidence Tho detectives had none to offer and tho magistrate remanded her to the sarao has been iu since her ar IOStu Burcholl was Mi on brought up Ho looked unconcerned and smiled at the crowd which stared at him Several witnesses woro sworn and most of tho evidence was merely a resume of that taken at the coroners in quest Now evidence was in trod need whonGeorge Phemister telegraph maiiagov at Niagara Falls produced three telegrams ono of which was sent from Niagara Falls February 17th addressed to Pelloy Stallord House and Buffalo 0 oclock Must remain there toniglit Signed could not describe tlie sender and could not say that it was Burcholl In this message It is supposedBurcholls name was misspelled by the operator or by him self knowingly Another telegram from Buffalo Lebruary 27th directed to Burchcll andsigned Staf said and loiter sent yesterday to Ship heavy baggage to Fifth Avenue hotel New Tlio third telegram was from New York Mirch 1 and was evidently from Pelley though not signed Beuewell was all that it said That closed the testi mony 1 Y7uenasked if he had anything to say after consultation with his law yer said I have nothing to soy at this particular Magistrate Hill then Held him for trial in October at Woodstock CASE A Story of Army Brutality Comes From a Fort Snelling Dungeon CHICAGO March Dispatch San Francisco Chronicle dispatch from St says The latest vic tim of to appeal for redress is Luke T Logan whose paper comes from tho dungeon of Fort Snclling This is an other VTild case but withstill less provocar tion The second lieutenant who figures in tho persecution is Lieutenant King Troop L Eighth Cavalry togan wao Ids troop on a inarch from Fort Keogh on Au gusc 1G ISSfl order to mount came Logan for relief on account of sickness Thecbrporal reported to Lieutenant rushed furiously to tho rear and assaulted the flat of his and jumping upon him The trooper was or dered to walk eighteen stiUes while his horse was led Upon arrival at Camp Alexander was placed under arrest and charges preferred After eighteen days confinement Colonel Otis commanding the Eighth cavalrysent back the charges disapproved and Logau was released Thirteen days subsequently Coionel Swaira issued an order for Logans arrest on the same charge and a court martial which is never known to acquit a convicted him It was shown at the trial that King had committed the assault but no remark was made Lo gan received the customary sentence of dis honor and a years Imprisonment at hard labor Logan never dreamed of applying for re lief for private soldiers have long since learned that justice is not for them but the result of the Wild case has encouraged every private iu the army to stand up for his rights The papers in Logans case have been sent to Washington A New Cabinet MONTEVIDEO March Obs the newly elected president has created a Cabi net as follows Coparro Minister of tho In terior Pena Finance Blasvidad Foreign Affairs Beno Justice Villao War REFUSED A TEMPTING BAIL The Lottery People Offer Seed Wheat to Destitute Dakota Partners The Legislature Bcjocts the Proposition and tho lottery Measure is Finally De End of the Struggle MINNEAPOLIS March Bismarck N special says Contrary to expectation tho seed wheat commissionerswill report this af ternood to the Legislature that they can fnvnish bushels of scod to needy farmers without interest to be re turned bushel for bushel after tho crop is harvested If the crop fails the debt is to bo cancelled This will be followed by a lottery bill raising the amount to to the to per Tho money to buy seed undoubtedly comes from the Louisiana Lottery Company or the men who represent it The proposition is a bjiil tocatoli the few votes needed for tbe passage of tbe lottery bill 11NTEY SQUELCHED ST PAUL March Louisiana lot tery legislation proposed in the North Da kota Legislature at Bismarck received its quietus today in both Houses As antici pated some days ago a second attempt to adopt the measure was tried today Yes terday was set as the but the sudden death ol Superintendent of Public In struction Mitchell and the consequent ad journment of both Houses postponed action today and this was the last day the measure could be taken up and carried the adjournment being too near The first attempt was made intheSenate and the new bill offered for a franchise and an annual tribute of The oppo nents moved to lay it oirtho table bub tho motion was eleven to eighteen However this test vote sealed the fate of tho bill 1or it developed that in tho Senate where the measure was considered the strongest the to pass it over tlie Governments veto was not forthcoming Tho bill met with the same fate in the House Tho Lottery bill came before the Senate in the report of the Seed Wheat committee one pi whoso members is exSenatorSpen cer a representative of the tery The committee report which declares that all recent legislation1 011 seed wheat relief is unconstitutional and submits a proposition from Spencer a responsible agent of parties behind who in consideration of certain franchises asked of the offer to furnish the needy bushels of wheat without in terest to bo returned after the crop is har Aostecl and if the crop fails the debt to be cancelled The Commission a belief that that tbe acceptance of Spencers proposition is the only possible scheme by whichthe farmers canbo provided with seed and recommend tbe acceptance thereof The certainfranchises referred to are the lottery powers sot forth in theformer lottery hill amended as these dispatches last night The report of the Commissioner with the proposal of relief from the lottery was then to the House where a motion to lay it on the table was carried and an until evening At the evening session a motion was made by Stevens to reconsider the vote by which tho now notorious bill was indefinitely post poned and tbe previous question beiug or dered tbe motion was lost by a vote of 23 yeas to 31 nays The vote was something of a surprise the opponents of tho in the House haying underestimated their strength al though claiming enough to win In an interview Governor Miller says an arrangement has been almost completed for abundant seed wheat supplies SLAVIN COMING TO AMERICA He Will diallengre the The CarrollMcAiiIiffe Figlit NEW YOKK March TitiBUKE Dis Francisco Chronicle A cablegram is just received announcing that Frank P Slavin champion of Aus tralia has booked engagements in London until April He will then leave for America and challenge any man in tho world to con tend according to London prize ring rides and the championship ofthe world V Jem Mace and Charley Mitchell arc draw ing large audiences in giving exhibitions Alf Mitchell recently matched with Ted Pritchaid has issued a challenge to fight any man in England or America for S2500 for tbe middleweight championship of the world Mitchell will box any middleweight in California if Pacific Coast clubs will al low Ms expenses and put up a purse of S2250 THE CARROLLMAULIFFE TIGHT Con brother of Jack McAuliffe left for San Francisco with a party of friends yes terday morning The party will go straight to the Pacific slope where they will see tbe championship battle between Jimmy Carroll and Jack McAuliffe Before leaving Con McAuliffe received a letter irora one of tlie directors extending an invitation to him and several friends which included Jimmy Colvillebf Boston and Larry Killen The champions brother will carry several thou sand dollars for the Brooklyn sportIng men to place on the man from the jCity bf Churches Th e Cattle Cony ention FORT WORTH March state Cattle Mens Convention met again this Hon Stoddard of Texas was chosen permanent president J L Finch of A com iiiitee on resolutions was to which a number of resolutions municatioiis were referred They coyer the questions of quarantine commission foreign harbor orthe Gulf of Mexico and the Four Adjourned PeeJcthalliir Arizona March who disappearedia f weeks ten i tobiswife says the letter leaves no doubt that he had nothing whatever to do with THE BAGiNG MISSISSIPPI An Inundation of the Lower Yalley Seems Inevitable ARKANSAS STREAMS ON A RAMPAGE Responsibility for the Lake Shore Train Hands Were Criminally Ohio Vil lage Burns ST Louis March News from varions points along the Mississippi river and other streams this morning is to the effect that tho White and Black rivers in Arkansas aro on the ram page Both arc out of their banks and ovcr llowing the country on gither side for miles Heavy rains have fallen and continue to fall all along these streams and a general inundation is looked for At Fort Smith on tho Arkansas there was a rise of over eigh teen feet in twentyfour hours At last ac counts it is still rising at tho same rate This great rise added to minor floods flow ing over small tributaries below Fort Smith will greatly add to the volume of water in the Mississippi below the mouth of the Arkansas This increase will be a peril to the lower country All tho railroads in tho vicinity of Fort Smith aro suffering from serious washouts or lost bridges and trains aro abandoned temporarily At Arkansas City on tho Mississippi the water from the Sappington Hook Crevasse has inundated tlie roar part of tho town and the lands iu tlie back county aro being flooded It is not thought however that great damago will result as the bayous and interior streams are capable of carrying the water rapidly away All tho available boats of the Government fleet have been put into the levee service Tho river front from City down is being carefully watched all low places being filled up with sacks of sand and earth and other means used to hold back the waters A report prevailed that the levee ut Al satia twenty miles south of Lake Prov idence has broken bufcthis is notveriiied AN ATOAroilNG SITUATION ARKANSAS CITY March12 It has been raining here for about forty hours and the Crevasse in the leveo above the city is now about JOO fool wide The people aro much alarmed and some aro seeking higher ground At Poplar Blairs tho situ ation is serious In Helena the river continues rising rapidly The rise in tho Arkansas west of Little Kock is unprece dented It is feared another day will bring unwelcome news of the waters ravages This city is not yet badly submerged as some of the water is finding its wuy off into the bayous back of the town Should there be no more breaks it will not rise much here A GLOOMr OUTLOOK MEMFJHS March The flood outlook today is more threatening than at any previous time since the high water be gan to excite attention Tho Arkansas and White rivers are pouring out immense vol umes of and the situations below their mouths is anything but encouraging AN OVERFLOW INEVITABLE GREENVILLE March Captain Young chief engineer of the Government fleet lias just returned from an inspection trip along the Arkansas river He says the levees on that side are in imminent danger as it will be impossible for them to stand more than six inches rise and1 from the volume of water expected in the next iew days it is of the question to think of saving that country from an overflow He warns everybody who lives and has any interest the adjacent bottoms and the Texas basin to prepare for the inevitable and move all their live stock and other movable property to the hills THE OUTLOOK VlCKSBUno March At midnight tho Mississsppi Volley road is flooded for several hundred yards A heavy rain is fall all over central and southern Mississippi AN OHIO VILLAGE BURNS CINCINNATI March The business portion of the town of Coalton Jackson Jackson county Ohio was burned this after noon Loss A BRAKEMAN KILLED CHICAGO March A passenger and freight train on the Bock Island road col lided at Blue Island last night Both trains were considerably damaged and tho passen gers badly shaken up John Berry freight brakeraan was killed and tho freight con ductor seriously hurt A CATASTROPHE PORT HURON March Mrs Car lisle an aged lady living three miles west of Marysvillc while fixing the fire in her stove Sunday accidentally ignited her clothing and was so badly burned that she died Mon day Her husband the only other occu pant of fcho house witnessed the whole oc currence but was powerless to help her as he is a paralytic and unable to move hand or foot For three honrshe was compelled to witness the excrutiating agony of his WJien the daughter returned from church medical aid was summoned but too late ONE PASSENGER KILLED PEJIBROKE March 12 A train on the North Bay and Mattawa jumped the track ten miles east of this place of the train except tbe engine went completely over a twentyfive feetembank meut Mrs Munroe was fatally injured Mrs Mackay was cut about the head and all the passengers were badly shaken up and rtiany had ribs and other bones wrenched and broke The diningcar wait ers were thrown about violently the cook was fatally hurt and the waiters badly bruised The accident was caused by the rails spreading LAKE SHORE DISASTER BUFFALO March 12 witnesses were examined before the coroners jury on the Xake Shore disaster today Daniel Beckwithi the forward brakeman of the said that when they started at Dun kirk it broke in two between the last coach and the sleeper All the connections were broken and lie shut the air cocks off the coaches closed the drawheads There was aMiller and another kind of drawhead to the BotK seemed all the safety chains were broken He first learned that the train was broken in two from an extra conductor Sullivan who said not to stop but keep the forward section moving Beck with started back to Conductor Houghta when lie f bund the brakes set He oft1 to signal the engineer to go ahead but before lie could do so the crash came1 The Enatiiceririg News ot an article today severelycommieiits on the disaster andi says it is a case of criminal negligence Involyinglall of the train hands Alter the connections were broken it would not have a of more thauxten minutes to have switcned out the defective car it on therear of the when theair could have teen made to all the coaches after two br eakdownsi the trainmen should ta ve been properly distributed throughout the trrfin and on the while the evidence shows they wore not THE MINE DISASTER LONDON March is now known that eightyeight persons lost t noir lives by the tho Morsa colliery Cornered by the Emperor PESTII March last nights dinner the Emperor reproached Count Appouye and Cotfit Karoly for their attack on Herr TilSlt Both declared the Emperor was mis informed in that rospect The Emperor re plied that such was hardly possible because ho himself had followed the debates iu tho Diet Xolands Successor Appointed ST Louis March KepuWiVAs Jef ferson City special Governor Francis this evening appointed Hon V Stephens of Boonville as State Treasurer in serve until January 1S03 Governor Francis had uoc formally accepted tho resignation of Treas urer Noland but filod it State De partment as an accompaniment to tho order for Stephens1 appointment THE NATIONAL LEGISLATURE A Prohibition Discussion over the Oklahoma Bill Sonator George Declares the Mississippi Negroes are Treated with Greater Len ity than the Blair Kill WASHINGTON March the Senate resolution for an investiga tion of immigration matters was laid before tho Senate with two amendments extending tho investigation to the purchase of Ameri can industries by foreign capital and the use of Bedloos Island New York Harbor as an immigration The amendments were concurred in and tho Government resolution so passed both houses The Senate then agreed to tho resolution to exclude from tho Congressional JJeeord the interpretation made by Call in his discussion with Chandler on the 20th of February yeas 36 noes 14 The Democrats voting in the affirmative woro Payne Pugh Cockrell and Vance The Senate proceeded to consider the reso lution declaring it competent for tho Senate to elect a President pro tcmporc who shall execute tho duties thereof when tho Vice President is absent George spoke at some length in opposition to tbe resolution At the conclusion of his argument Plumb called upon Blair to give tlie Senate some indication of tho time when lie would bo ready to have a vote taken on his bill There were a great many im portant measures on the Calendar and unless some agreement was made on tlio Educational bill he would move at 2 oclock tomorrow that it be placed on the calendar Finally it was arranged that on Thursday of next week at 2 oclock Blair shall have the floor to speak not exceeding one hour and then tho bill shall be under the fiveminute rule and a vote taken Plumb gave notice notwithstanding that ho would on Monday move to take up some other bill the effect of which would bo to displace the Educational bill Plumb moved aii amendment to Eulo 30 so as to provide that all votes east in execu tive session be made public at tho close of sueh session Referred The resolution regarding the President tern was again taken up and Turpic read that the President pro ton shall hold office dur ing allfuture absence ofthe VicePresident until the Senate otherwise agreed and the resolution was adopted The Educational1 bill wastaken up and George addressed tho Senate 5u advocacy of it Hoar asked George whether his plan em braced protection and security of tbe rights of tho colored people of the South to vote without interference their right to a fair administration of justice George asserted that there was no distinc tion in the administration of justice ID Mississippi except tbaft in the case of the black man both in the jury box and on the bench a lenity was accorded to him was not accorded the white man After quite a lengthy discussion on this point the Senate went into executive ses sion and soon adjourned House WASHINGTON March Committee on Rules reported a resolution setting aside today and tomorrow for consideration of the Oklahoma bill a final vote to be taken ar i oclock tomorrow The resolution was adopted and the House went into Com mitteo of the Whole on tho Oklahoma bill Morse offered an amendment prohibiting tbe introduction of intoxicating liquors into tbe Territory of Oklahoma until otherwise provided by law Kelley offered an amendment providing that the general statutes of Kansas instead of Nebraska shall extend over the Territory until the first session of the legislative assembly Pickler South Dakota strongly advocated tbe amendment principally on the ground that it would extend to the new the prohibitory laws of Kansas Fitch said this was an attempt on tho part of the advocates of prohibition to win in tbe House what they had lost in the committee The laws of Nebraska where there was high license had been selected as a com promise Now tho gentlemen whose hobby was prohibition attempted to extend over Oklahoma the Kansas law which State after State had voted it would not accept Tho question was whether the House would over ride the unanimous vote of the committee in order to please the gentlemen advocates of prohibition Funston declared that in Kansas there was not one open saloon He hoped the time would soon come when the Republican party would champion the cause of prohib ition as it had championed the cause of lib Stewart offered an amendment as a sub stitute for Kelleys motion providing that Revised Statutes shall be in force in theTerritory until after adjourn ment of the first sessionot the Legislative Assembly Agreed On Holman an amendment was adopted providing that none of the lands embraced in the Territory shall inure to the use or benefit of railroad corporations ex of way heretofore granted Pending further discussion the committee rose and the House adjourned FOB THE WILDS A Party of Newspaper Ien Will Ex plore NEW YOBK March 12 will leave this city for the purpose of exploring the country lying between Cooperriver and the Yukon in Central a tract of country about which nothing is known be yond that gathered from Indian legends The financialhead of1 the expedition is the Fraiih Leslies WecJdy and tbe Judge Publish ing Company and the party will be com newspaper E Wells tho Western newspaper writer who penetrated 2000 milesof of the British North west last spring will lead it A B S formerly assistant astronomer gKany observatory jiovr member of the New York Tribune stair will also be one of the V if The Temperature i THE PATRIOTIC MEXICANS V 63 j Louis 40 Cincinnati 56 i below Onr Southern Neighbors Alarmed by American Annexation Schemes THEY WILL NOT SURRENDER AN INCH The Land that Iturbidc and Hidalgo Feuirht For Must be Preserved Iu AVet Blanket on the Califor nia Schemes WASHINGTON March man today iu asking tho Senate to dis charge the Committee on Foreign Relations from further consideration of and to lay oa the table the memorial from the Fifteenth Legislative Assembly of Arizona praylug the President and Congress to enter into ne gotiations with the Republic af Mexico for cession of sufficient territory adjoin ing Arizona on southern boundary to secure a deep wator nort upon Tho Gulf of California which would afford an outlet for tho products of tho territory laid before tho Senate interesting docu ments Senator Sherman as chairman of the committee referred tho memorial to Secretary Blame and the secretary iu re ply said in part i bog to say that I can discern no hope ful prospect of any negotiations being success fully conducted with Mexico at the present time evon towards this limited object in of tho nttitudu recently manifested by tho Mexican people with regard to tlio alienation of any part of their state territory by the prominence givftii in certain circles on tlic Paciflo Coast to a move ment for the acquisition of all or part of Lower California by purchase For the information of your committee I trans mit herewith a copy of a memorandum prepared the Mexican Minister of a conversation which ho had with me on this subject ou the 6th dny of June last together with Senor Marisculs memo randum May 20th 1SSO of Ayhich Romero gave me a copy J hold unhesitatingly that tho Gov ernment of the United Suites is precluded by ob liprations of traditional good faith from approach ing the Government of Mexico with a to ac quiring any part of Mexican territory and I equally believe that no of Mexico could face theopposition of the National sentiment that would certainly attend any indication of a disposition to iuiriugc oil tho provision of tho Mexican Constitution wbich withholds from tho government the power to dispose Mexican soil Moreover oven did tlie subject permit favorable negotiations tho petition fails to set forth tho proposition iu suffi cient detail the northeru ana eastern shore of the Guf of Californiadoes not appear to offer a deepwater port until Liberated is reached soma 200 miles from the Delta of Uie Colorado and the country between the coast and the prcsensouth ern limit of Arizona is hrokcn and appears ill adupted to bo a highway of intercourse Th Gnaymais tfcSonora railroad running thence Nogales constitutes tho present channel of the outlet from Arizona to tho Gulf of California Tho memorandum prepared by Minister Romero for Senor Mariscal ufter his con versation with Secretary Blaine says The Secretary of Stale then informed the Min ister thut his personal views and those of tho United States Government with respect to tho of Mexican territory were expressed in his note to Mr Morgan United States Minis ter to Mexico dittcd lnno l 1881 and which was not tbinlc remotely of acquiring any sec Lion of Mexican territory and that il would not support any project having such a subject in view as the United States liad all tho territory they required for their progress and welfaio and desired no more The Secretary ofState further stated that the United States Government could not prevent the newspapers or the citizens of tho country from saying what they pleased on that or any otlier subject but tbut as regarded the acquisition of Mexican territory by tho UiHted States ho felt certain that made were of portauco white vor since public opinion did not favor further acquisition and that even it any other administration should favor them ho thought it would meet with no in tho country for such design The memorandum then speaks of the unanimous opposition of the Mexican peo ple to any plan looking to the annexation of national territory and the possibility such alienation under the Constitution and continues It is well known that the administration of General Diax has done all in its power to strengthen the friendly relations by the attrac tion of the capital industry commerce of our neighbors and by erasing the last vestige of pre judices which might divide them It will con tJnue to do so if convinced that such is the only national policy hut if in the midst of these efforts to secure a good and cordial understanding foe common benefit obstacles should arise to inter pose not raised by the government of the United States but by State officials of the same nation t in such case however disagreeable ir might be to us and to a certain extent contrary to our inter nal policy we should be sxfford satisfaction to the Mexican people so sensitive in this matter having shed its blood and made immense sacmfice to achieve independence and preserve the integrity of their territory Wo should find ourselves under tho sterr necessity of adopting restrictive i res in regard to the acquisition by certain foreigners of real estate concessions as far as engagements already entered into migUl allow These steps might however be inter preted as showing bad will on our part towarc the American people when we are on the con trary animated by exactly the opposite senti Tiients In order therefore to avoid such an m terpretation under the instructions of the I have made the foregoing explanation But though we view with contempt the boasts of idle and evil disposed people who dream of wars of conquest or of revolutionary movements plotted on our border a viow of tion of part of our country it is iMfc so wltfe other manifest actions a respectable source though they have their origin in opinions equally destitute of foundation I refer to the proposi tion originated in the Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles and presented to the House of Representatives at Washington authorizing the executive to negotiate with Mexico for the pur chase of Lower California I refer also to an opinion in which without any reservation tbe Governor the State of California expressed about tbe great convenience of such acquisition and above all tho purchase of Sonora and Sinaloa about which no mention had before been made No matter how mvch the Government might be inclined u overlook thie double expres sion of erroneous judgment as to our patriotic sentiments and our entire conformity with the opinion of our country in this regard it cannot do so considering the expression of views by the present olficials of the State of Calif is conterminous without our Territory inter ested in some of those annexations Wecannofc look with indifference upon anything coming from respectable authorities and if any ona should tell us that no serious and voll concerted plan on tbe subject is entertained by them but tuat it is rather the influence ofcom binations of interior politics which constrained them to ideas We should be forced even though sharing iu this to deeply raent that there were persons in such misguided judgement bad influence enough to induce Governor Water man to make public utterances without thinking t of the effect theyvmight afterwards pro rluce ia the relations with nation Following is a translation of randum frpni Senor Marcal ter of Foreign Affairs To Senar Eomero JUestican TJnutAr r This Department approves of which is in compliance Avith its instxuctidnsyoui p Mexico because it is partial acquisition of Mexican territory by force or by means of Government ana sufficiently and political least Soubt nesss not only subiect We hayo J   

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