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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - March 16, 1890, Salt Lake City, Utah                                Part First Pages 1 to 8 VOL 132 SALT LAKE CITY UTAH SUNDAY MORiNTjSra MARCH 16 1S90 PRICE FIVE CEETTS The Building Bill Jeopardized by the Site Wrangle THE DOTY ON IMPORTED LEAD ORE Colonel Durlloyfi Compliments to Mr Cabot JjodKOs Elec tion The Montana Scaatorship Ogdeu Bill Passed LAKK TRIBUNE BCTKEAU J rl Fourteenth Street N March 15 1800 The of certain properly owners in vSdt LiiKO dulfcrrnlne tlif locution of tho cd3ial building it advance of Iho passage of tho bH appropriating funds for such a is unwise arid may seriously Jnjuro tiio bill in the House The on tho ji iiiilncss of tho Industrial lluino is also considered by tho friends of Utah as a very bad mistake and If its objectworn not so apparent might do serious damage THE THIHUNK hits boon already advisod of Mm method by which a site will be selected through the of tho Treasury a method which will be adopted with every public building constructed under the present administra tion It will lo mudi better Jill around if tho good of Salt Lake combine their just at to bolstering up the friends liere who are trying to socuro a lib appropriation as the proroqulslto to a commodious Federal building Any conten tion just now over a site which shows it lack of union on the purt of Salt Lake may prove disastrous to her best interests THK MlAD OKK DITTV Trie and Means has do elded the question of Imported lead ores and Mio paragraph proscribing duty on these will road as follows Loud ore and lead ore dross one and onehalf cents per pound provided thiit silver ore contain ing load shall pay a duty of one and one half cents per pound or the lead contained according sample and assay ufc tAlu port of AN OfiDKNT Tho House today passed the bill authorizing tho municipal cor poration of Ogden to assume u bonded indebtedness including all existing liabilities equal to 8 por cent of the taxa ble property within the corporation This Is the measure drafted by Mayor Kolsol and which has boon favorably reported to tho Senate There are good reasons to hope a bill giv ing Ogden a public building may become a law during the present session Tho Dubois bill submitting the location of the County seat of Shoshono county Idaho to the vote of tho people of that county passed the house today ClMSlflAS IMOTtUNfi TO SAY WASHINGTON March 15 TntnuNU Dis Francisco Chronicle In House a few days iigo Mr Crisp of Georgia who was chairman of tho Com mittee on Elections under the Cleveland ad ministration upended and delivered himself of a very bitter personal atloyk upon Colonel W W Dudley lie ohanictorlzed him in a very severe nnumer for his services to the KopublloiMis and said everything ho could to smirch the Colonels reputation Thls morning he had an opportunity to con Colonel Dudley with his innuendoes but ho did not avail himself of the oppor tunity In fact Colonel Dudley solicited an acceptance from Mr Crisp of personal If It was desired Mr Crisp Js at the head of the iDomoeratic minority of tho House Committee on Elections which is now considering the MillerElliott contested election from South Carolina Colonel Dud ley Is attorney for the contestant and when he rose to address the couimitteo he pre faced his remarks with some observations personal to tho gentleman from Georgia It may bo that I In my professional ca pacity am doing the cause of my client vio lence by appearing before this said Colonel Dudley There are enter tained on the part of at least one member of the committee opinions of and feelings toward mo which may prejudice my ease but I want to say that hero solely in a professional way and any feeling that may bo held against mo for any reason by nnv rnombor of this committee should not militate against my client Another thing I want to say at the outset of my argument If there is any gentlemen here who intends to attack my personal political or profes sional character on the tloor of tho House when their caso comes up in that body want him to speak up hero and now and not assail me at a time and In a place whore I cannot defend myself I am hero to meet any aspersions which may bo brought against mo hero or elsewhere and Colonel Dudley looked Mr Crisp hard in the ace as ho added with emphasis All I fighting chunee and not to be assauted Ahoro I will bo Mr Crisp said not a word BOOMERS OTIDERKP OUT WAtmiNflTONv March 15 Associated The President has issued a procla mation ordering all settlers oil tho Cherokee strip AN ATTORNEY FOR ARIZONA The AttorneyGeneral has appointed Cal vort Wilson Assistant United States Attor ney for Arizona TUB MONTANA CONTEST A mooting of the Republican members of tho Senate Committee ou Privileges and Elections was held today Hoar submitted the ilrst draft of his report on tho caso of the Senators from Monruua After slight araouuments it was adopter as tho report of tho majority and will bo presented to tho Senate Monday or Tuesday Gray will probably present a minority report Wednes day Mil ELECTION BILL Representative Lodge introduced his Federal election bill In tho House The bill is a combination of the Australian system with tho Federal control of elections The Australian system as In force in MaasaehusettSt Js adopted and ap plied to tho whole country in all Congres sional and Presidential elections Voters who cannot read and write and who con sequently cannot murk their own ttckots nvay have tho tickets marked for then by ono of tho supervisors in tho presence of uuother representing tho opposite party The primary elections are loft in the con of the States but upon petition of 500 in any district the Federal govern netit assumes all the functions of tho State Hod takes absolute control of the v jolls uuder tbe laws which apply to the A voter who purposely allows any ino to know how he Js about to vote or any person who endeavors to induce a voter to show his marked ballot shall be subject to a fine of from to larger lines anc penalties being imposed for destruction of posters or supplies or for illling false certificates of nominations or for fail ure of election officers in their duties Chal lenges arc not to bo entertained for the pur pose of delaytit voting Tho maintenance of order jit elections is also provided for The bill carries an appropriation at S500 000 A FAItt WRANGLE For the first time since the House decided tho question of a sito the full Committee on tho Worlds Fair mottoday and received tho report of tho sub committee in tho shape a bill providing for the fair with amend ments inado to suit the Chicago people Tho proceedings riot entirely harmonious and boforo tho conclusion of tho session it bocarno evident that tho Now York Repre sentatives were disposed to differ with the sub committee In tho lattcrs financial scheme and other important details As soon as the first section 01 the bill had boon road providing that the fair bo inau gurated In IKirj In Chicago moved to strikeout the word inaugurated and in sert his object being to require the fair to be held in 1302 aud not in 1893 Re jected Anothor divergence of opinion was mani fested when tho fifth section reached This tioutlon empowers the National Com missioners to accept tho sito and plans of the building tendered by the Illinois cor poration aftoithey aro satisfied that said corporation has an actual banajide and valid subscription to its capital stock of at least of which not less than is paid in and that a further sum of making In all bo provided by said corporation in ample timo for its noecl Iul nso during its prosecution of tho work for complete preparation for said exposi Beldon offered a resolution to tho ofTecb that it is uncxpocllcnt adopt a bill on tho subject of Worlds Kaliuntil Chicago furiilshort tho site and a million dollars security This resolution was debated at sorno length and modified as follows When a guaranteed fund of ton million dollars is secured the suttloloncy and legality of which Js satisfactory tho committed will report tho ponding bill with such amendments as tho committee may agree Debate upon this proposition was con tinued until tho committee became weary and thRy Immediately adjourned until Mon day The chairman Hitt Bowdon and Springer expressed tho opinion that Chi cago had already given sufficient guaran ties but the New York and St Louis people Insisted upon having tho mattor jnoro ac curately defined During tho discussion tho chairman pre sented a paper signed by Lyman Gago chairman of tho fiminco committee in which ho sUtocl that subscriptions had been tuurlo tho Illinois corporation to tho amount of live million dollars and more and Mull lie assured tho committee that tho ad ditional fivo million dollars would bo forth coming for tho purpose of tho fair in ample Mino as was duly provided for in this bill Tho bill reported by tho subcommittee is similar in many respects to the bill origi nally roporfcoti to tho House A HALMJTBOX HEARING Aftor a Iocoss of over a month the special eonimlttoo charged with tho investi gatiyn of tho Ohio ballotbox forgery mot thlsmorntng lo conclude tho taking of testi mony A C Sands of Cincinnati was called to the witness stand but developed nothing of Iritorost Ho entered denials of tho alle gations mado regarding him by Fonikors seoiotary Kurtz in tho testimony Nothing was elicited T1UO BIIiLS Tho House Committoo on day adopted a resolution by a party vote that tho committee on Territories approve tho presentation of tho bill for tho admis sion of Wyoming for immediate considera tson by the House ft is tho desiroof the comrniaou that consideration of said bill be continued without delay until final action thereon and that tho same course Shall bo taken as to the Idaho bill as soon as tho Wyoming bill shall be concluded Further consideration of tho Wyoming bill will not be moved until March 25 Tho oommittoo further desire as soon as tho Idaho bill is disposed of that the Houso shall take up another bill for the admission of States pre viously reported by tho Committoo on Ter ritories and endeavor to have consideration thereof continued with as little interrup tion as practicable by other business of tho House and tho committee proceed to con sider bills for enabling Acts for Arizona and Now Mexico and both shall bo reported fa vorable or adversely at an1 early day Tho Democratic members of tho commit tee did not regard this resolution assuili oieutly binding on the Republicans to take up tho Now Mexico and Arizona bills and Springer otlorod a resolution which was lost by a party vote that on Tuesday March 25th next tho Houso will take up and eonsMor in tho Houso special bills pro viding fov tho admission of Wyoming Idaho Now Mexico and Arizona as States into tho Union in tho order named and this order shall continue from day to clay thereafter until all such bills have consideration and tinal action This order hdwovor shall not Interfere with tho revenue or appropriation bills bat when entered upon It shall not be interfered with by othor business until yll such bills aro finally disposed of by tho Homo and at least ono day bo allowed for tho consideration of each bill SEVERELY DISCIPLINED Stories Told by Several Enterprise Scajneii NEW YORK March McCalla court of inquiry resumeci session today G R Graham a seanian ou tho was tho first witness arid told how ho had been confined in irons live clays on a charge of de sertion of his post At tho end of that timo Commander McCalla released htm stating that it had been done under a misapprehen permission having been given witness to loavo his post by Kline tho oflieer in charge of tho dock Klino was present when McCalla ordered witness put in irons but did not intorforc John Cflynu a marine orderly told how ho was conllned in irons for ton days by McCalla for going below wiien he was on duty Ho hudno fault to find with McCalla Louis Mayors a seaman told how wheu tho ship was off tho African coast he re fused to puss coal from one of tho bunkers which had become ignited and how MoCalla threatened to kill him for having as he said smiled at htm Tho Weather Bulletin WASHINGTON March bulletin issued by tho signal oflico for the last week says Tho freezing weather continues iu the Northwest The season is backward and tbo ground frozen and although the rainfall has beon less than usual iu this section ample moisture is reported Tho recent cold weather proved injurious to wheat and fruit in Michi gun Illinois Missouri Iowa and Indiana and farm work is delayed by the lato spring the freezing weather in the part of tho month extending as far southward as tho Gulf States aad Georgia and Novth Carolina with injurious effect upon all fruit and vegetables and iu many localities tho fruit trees aro reported to bo seriously injured The excessive rains in lower Mississippi uitd Ohio valley have greatly delayed farm wortc and injured the A Customs Jniou Dismissed WASH CNGTQX March PunAmeri can Conference today discussed tho report of tho Customs Union Committee but ar rived at decision The principal speeches wore deliveredby Delegates Que seda of Argentine Bopublio Guzman of Nicaragua and Minister Romero of Mexico STORIES TOLD BY THE CABLE Matters of Interest In the lands Beyond COLONEL STOFFELS PROPOSED ALLIANCE The Czars Revenue on His Old Tutor Who Pronounced Him Sullen and American Gleo Club in Europe Austrian Business Methods March San Francisco Chronicle Stoflel is a man of no ordinary stuff We still remember tho sensation which was pro duced when during the sicgo of Paris and by order of tho provisional government of na tional defence reports which ho had written from Berlin as a military attache of France wore published These reports wore a con tinual and most sagacious warning At the time when the military strength of Prussia displscd at tho court of the Tulleries Stoirel showed its importance described its military institutions and showed how sinco tho beginning of tho second empire and especially since the Crimean war Prussia hud boon preparing herself for great events and for groat changes in Europe When the war broke out he was attached to tho person of the Emperor and entrusted with the secret service of tho army Ho sent and re ceived dispatches written iu cipher Colonel Stotlell has now come out with a pamphlet which cannot but make a great nolso in Europe It is written in contraven tion of tho utmost universal opinion in France The titlo of Colonel StolTols pamphlet is significant On tVm Possibility of a Future FrancoGerman Against whom would such an alliance be bo directed AgainstEussia It isimpossi blo to go more directly against tho opinions and prejudices of tho StolYel justifies what aturosonb willbo regarded as a bold paradox He considers that tho loss of sago Lorraine has been to France more than a material loss It has deprived her oC her security A battle lost on the present fron tier would place Paris iu a fortnight at tho niofcy of tho conqueror Tho fate of our country actually depends oo tho issue oC a singlo battle fought on the frontier and this bare fact places Franco in a humiliating and intolerable condition It is not says Stoflel to have meditatedmuch on thostate oC Europe to perceive that tho danger which threatens civilized nations is at tho East where it in creases every day slowly but surely When Russia has at her head a conquering Czar how will the occidental people if they aro still resist tho formidable pressureof tho Slavic race It will boa war of civilization against THE CZAUSKBVENGE ST March to the story which is now going about here the Quasidisgrnco of M Pobedoncstaeir the all of the Holy Synod is not duo to tho Czars disapproval of the hor riblo religious persecutions which have dis graced Russia under tho ruleof this dra gonlan Minister who is as ruthlessly intol erant as Phillip II or Louis VI II seems that about thirty years ago shortly after Pobcdoncstzell had boon appointed by the lato Emporor to bo tutor to his two elder sons tho Czarovitz Nicholas who died at Nice in and tho present Czar he wrote a private letter to Admiral Soblotakoff iu which ho warmly praised his pupil Nicholas but described tho younger brother as a sullen stupid apathetic log without the slightest promise of anything Tho Admiral was ono of tho most intimate friends of PobedoncstzolT whoso influence obtainedhis appointment as Minister of Marino but when ho died about a year ago his papers were sealed up and they have only boon recently opened by tho Grand Duke tho Lord High Admiral of Knssia who foilnd the above compromising letter which ho at once forwarded to Ills brother the Emperor for he has private reasons for detesting Pobcdoncstzell As he probably calculated would bo tho case His Majesty was astounded and enraged and tho obnoxious Minister is now sailing in the north wind of Imperial disfavor AUSTIUAN JIETHQBS OF COMPETITION LONDON March TJtlted States Minister in Vienna ColonelFrqderickGrant is in correspondence with Count Kalnoky about a curious pioco of trades unionism which has been directed against an Ameri can citizen It will bo remembered that in autumn a strike broke out among tho MotherofPoarl Vienna This industry employs about 4000 men and twice that number of women and children who are scattered among some 400 small fac tories Tho peculiarity of the strike was that tho manufacturers combined with the men to try and prices from tho export merchants whoso1 business is chiefly with America When tho strike had lusted six weeks and tho operatives were being re duced to great distress representatives of a New York house suddenly offered the manu facturers the advance in prices which they demanded provided they would work until further notice for his firm only This put an ond to tho strike and tho operatives who under tho old ttirill1 could barely earn four ilorins a week are now earning from cloven to twelve florins Tho change iu prices however roused ihc indignation of tho ex port firms which had hold out for the old and throe of these lately combined to denounces tho agent of the Now York firm Lincoln Haussmann as a Socialist They accused him to the police of having attended meetings of operatives aud of inciting these moil to make extravagant demands and sug gested that ho be expelled from the country Colonel Grant has had to take tho caso in hand and protect his fellowcountryman from this unhandsome mode of business corn petition AMERICAN MELODIES 1NT EUROPE EERiiiN March American stu clonts in the German universities have formed agleo chib and propose making a tour of tho European capitals singing American melodies The tirst concert will be given and the Czar has promised to be present The club will then go to Tho Kaiser has decided to abolish tho and cavalry will be rarmecl wich a new sabre and a light longdistance rifle A new pattern has been adopted in the uniform of the en tire army which gives greater harmony Wyoming Appropriation NXE March to Tho deadlock in the Wyoming Legislaturewas broken by an adjournment without passing the general appropriation bill An English Editors Views LONDON San Francisco Post calls attention tothe destitution existing in paitaTOf ory of the ployed laborers in as proofs Lhut emigration United States has Lieen overdone for the time being best untilled farming laud is in possession of corporations and speculators case of the Californhtroubles that wages in the United States notwithstanding artificial bolstering by dcruogogucs soon nearly if not quite on a level with those paid in Europe the Post adds is going through tho same ex perience and tho powerlessness of all societies or legal appliances to prevent an assimilation of the condition of tradesmen and laborers to thai of those com munities is significantly A Revolution in Guatemala CITV OF MEXICO March El Universal says that the Guatemaloan general Car rundy is preparing for a revolution against President Barillos and has a force on the Mexican soil near tho Guatemalan frontier The Mexican Government will not allow tho neutrality of Mexico to be violated The President of Guatemala is at La Libertad at his country seat Rich gold discoveries have been made in the State of Durango The New French Cabinet PARIS March new Cabinet will probably be made up as follows President of Council and Minister of War DeFrey cinet Foreign Affairs Coustaus Interior Buurgeoiss Finance Boulvier Justice Bresson Commerce Koche Public In struction Fallicrcs Agriculture Develle Public Works Guyot Marine Barbey THE SIBERIAN BARBARITIES Sergius Stepniak Believes the Pub lished Accoitats True The Agitation in America Will an Influence on the Russian Government and Vlitiirate the Present Severity LONDON March attention of Ser gius Stepniak the Russian liberal was called today to the fact that some portion of the press expressed a doubt as to the au thenticity and trustworthiness of the re centlypublished accounts of outrages to which political prisoners in Siberia were sub jected Stepniak said the features of these accountswere fully corroborated by such portion of the official reports compiled by the Russian Government as had been given to the public Speaking in referenceto the views on tho Russian administrator ofprisons as pub lished In tho London Times yesterday Stcp nlsik It is almost impossible to ex aggeratetho sufferings of political prison ers in Siberia at tho hands of the prison officials The great merit of Kennans ac counts is that they aro based on facts learned not only from the prisoners but also from tho prison officials Tho Russian statement that western writers have ctho realized the nihilists all resemblance to reality is tho greatest calumny The political exiles are drawn largely from the most cultured class of If lavish solfsacrifice is any proof ofmoral strength it must be looked for among them The tortures and degradation which they have experiencedill prison have jiot been able to extinguish their moralsense Sfcepniak expressed a conviction that tho agitation in America in behalf ofreform in tho treatment of political prisoners in Siberia cannot fail influence with the Russian officials frort the Czar down Ho is fully confident that it will result In i mitigation of tho severity of the treatment which is now enforced against political exiles THE HOUSE Several Bills Tribute to the Jjate Congressman Kelley WASHINGTON March 15 In the House Dalzoll from the Committee on Pacific Railroads reported a resolution calling on tho Secretary of the Treasury for informa tion as to whether the Govern mentis the owner or holder of any of the first mortgage securities of any of tao Pacific railroads which woro aided by the if so the amount of suchsecuritiesand when and in what manner and by what authority the same wore acquired Adopted Breckhnidgo offered calling ou fcho Secretary of War for informa tion regarding tho facilities at command of the Department to guard the levees of the Mississippi and other works if there is reason to apprehend unusual danger to human life etc Adopted The Senate amendment was concurred to tho House bill authorizing the Oregon and Washington Bridge Companyto construct a bridge across tho Columbia river between Oregon and Washington In the morning hours bills were passed submitting the location of the scat of shono county Idaho to a voto of the people of that county granting authority to the board of supervisors of Marioopa county to issue bonds for tho construction of a certain railroad authorizing the Muni cipal Corporation Of Ogden Utah to as sume bonded indebtedness including all exisiting liabilities equal to S per cent of the taxable property within that corpora tion approving Avith amendments the funding act of Arizona Public businessbeing suspended the House proceeded to pay its last tribute of respect to the memory of Judge Kelly of Pennsylvania ONeill Holman Banks McKinHoy Bingham Wilson West Cannon McKcnua Korr Iowa and others made eulogistic addresses and as a mark of respect to the memory of the deceased the House adjourned Contract Laborers Landed NEW YORK March For weeks the Federal contract labor inspectors at Castle Garden have failed to find a in an who was landed there in violation of though it was known that almost every ship brought workmen appointed topositions here before they left the other side This afternoon one of the Commissioners of Immigration took the matter in his hands When the emi grants from the steamship were being landed none of the four Federal con tract labor inspectors were on duty The result was that contract laborers are now in custody of theemigrant officials arid a gang of 250 or more for the mines in Penn sylvania willin all probability be in the same position tomorrow There are four contract inspectors employed by theUnited States Government and today not one of thorn was to be found at Castle A Notable Occasion NEW YORK March The corner stone of the new eye and ear infirmary was laid today with imposing exercises ExMayor Hewitt presided William Curtis delivered an Mrs Grover Cleve land laid the the trowel and spreading Army Headquarters W ASHiAqTON March 1 Secretary Proc tor tqday issued Jin order headquarters of the of Missouri from to St Wiping to Try It Again CHICAGO March1 the San Francisco pugilist who yauquished Kilrain pussed through Ohicagoltbdayen route fiom the Pacific Coast to New Yorld Corbett expresses a wjilingness to meetJoe McAuliffe or CHICAGO Yorky36 vNew 44 Louis 30 WinniDeKj IAD BREAKS IK THE LEVEES A Crevasse Four Hundred Feet Wide Threatens Devastation THE ARKANSAS RIVERS RECEDING Residents Warned Out of Portions of Hundred Thousand Dollars of Lottery Money Declined Shot for Cutting the Levee CAIRO March river fell onetenth of a foot last night is still re ceding slightly PROSPECTS GROWING BRIGHTER GREENVILLE March 15 Tho weather is clear and cold and the prospects are growing brighter hourly Reports from all points in the levoo district by telephone show that tho levees arc still firm and safe with no weak places reported KILLED iOR CUTTING THE LEVEE MEMPHIS March 15 Tho Arkansas special Negroes from tho Ar kansas side were discovered cutting tho levee near Eoscdalc last night and were shot and killed by the guard Tho Appeal Newport The White Black rivers are falling A break oc curred at the rivers edge Reports of great destruction to stock continue to come in from tho country and the totalloss to the farming interest will not fall short of 000 The Newport loss will be about LOTXEKV AID REFUSED ORLEANS March 15 The board of directors of the Louisiana Lottery today Governor Nichols that had been placed at his disposal for use in the present flood emergency Governor Nichols replied to President Dauphiu saying in sub stance v0n the evo of a session of tho Legislature during which a renewal or ex tCJision of your charter will bo acted upon as a question vitally allecting the interests of tho State I have no right to place tho people of tho State under obligations to your company in however small a degree by tho acceptance of a gratuity from you Iretuxn herewith the chock A BAD BREAK REPORTED Ike Picayunes Tallola special There is nob the shadow of a doubt about the Kaleigh levco breaking In front of Dr Wylios house a quarter of a mile north of Fuirvicw The crevasse was reported at 5 p and in iiftcca minutes it was li f teen feet wide and widening fast The last re port was ihat tho water was three feet deep at Fairview aud the operator there could give no further information Ho says ho is alone them and afraid to go to bed for fear the water might catch him The telegraph lines have gone down at the break and all indications are that this is a bad one A great many of our people aro preparing to move their livestock out while others say they aro going to stay and fight tho floods RESIDENTS WARNED OF THEIR DANGER VIOKSBURG March A telegram from President Maxwell received late to night states that the break in the Raleigh levee is now 400 iect wide Maxwell re quested tho residents of Louisiana in Madi son and Tonsas parishes to be notified and warned them of serious results THE LAUGH ON THE BOOMERS Backward the Settler Now Weuds His Weary Way Troops Ordered to Drive Out the Cherokee Gloomy Outlook for the Gattlomen KANSAS CITY March boomers were stampeded into the Cherokee Strip much the same as the cattle were stampeded out of it They misconstrued the passage of tho Oklahoma bill into an act as providing for the immediate opening of tho country to settlement and each company of boomers alarmed lest it not be first on the ground to select the choicest town sites aucl claims rushed pellmell over the border Fear is expressed by cooler heads that this premature and illadvised move ment may bo entirely useless that tho Government may deprive them of their ad vantages and drive the settlers out to wait the formal opening of the country and give allprospective settlers equal shares This view is entertained only by a small minor The great majority are already set tling down on their claims as if assured of permanent residence They believe now that the invasion has been accomplished they will allow them to remain and permit others to take up land whenever rive The majority are settlers and carried on their wagons yesterday enough lumber to dwellings and today the white tents and wagon covers that dotted the prairies iii all directions are being replaced with less picturesque but more substantial board shanties Especially is this the case at the settlement at Ponca only yesterday a small station of a hundred people on the Santa Fe just over the line from Guthrie Oklahoma today a city of 3000 inhabitantssprung up over night The gambling fraternity is here iu full force moiite men wheel of fortune and the walnut shells with the illusive pea all being manipulated in the open street with the usual degree of success Several dis turbances have occurred over these gamb ling devices and many fights took place but nothing serious resulted At Guthrie boarded the train in which the representatives of the Cherokee Strip Cattle company wore returning from the Ft Worth cattlemens convention The iirst intimation they had of the invasion of their leased lauds was gained at Guthrie They couM not believe it but a few minutes later campfiressurrounded by the invad were seen glowingin the darkness and eon firmed the report The cattlemen are greatly disturbed at the in vasion appointed a committeito to notify the Secretary of the Interior of the fact for troops to restore them to their own lands No military force is on the ground now and as far as have been ordered to proceed Captain Caveuaugh commanding the forces at Guthrie and Captain Buibank at Oklahoma City have both officially noti fied Geneal Merritt at Ft Leaven worth commanding the Department of the Missouri of the invasion and the cattlecompany has requested protection from Washington No repliesso far as known have been received to these dispatches and surely orders have been given to move the troops into aded country THE CATTLEMEN ROUTED The cattlemen are completely routed fences cut tho cattle stam pededand the range completely destroyed fcai the neariluturev will be compolled to get their cattle together as well as possible and jhunt other pastures Professor Cpppak thei Indian schools telegraphed last evening for troops to expel the boomersf lands THE trSBOF TROOPS Marcli jutantGen oral Kelton has telegraphed General Mer ritt at Fort Leaven worth to uso troops if necessary and with prudence as hcro voforc to enforce the proclamation issued by tho President relative to the Intruders upon the Cherokee Strip lands This order was sent by direction of the Secretary of War THE LAUGH ON THE BOOMERS KIOWA March laugh is on tho boomers That is tho expression of the sentiment with which the Prosidcnts proclamation was received here Tho boomers who had the good sense to refrain from joining yesterdays invasion are doing the laughing while their more hot headed companions look upon tho matter as anything but laughable A third per haps of the whole number of boomers who crossed the line yesterday have already returned aud arc on their way to this place They come stniggiing back with a good deal of their impetuous energy lost to await as near their prospective claims as possible the formal opening of the strip ARKANSAS CITV March every quarter section of land for eighteen miles south of this cify is at present staked oft and many of thorn occupied by squatters The report that a company of cavnlry would arrive this afternoon onuscd some uneasi ness but as tho hours rolled by without tho troops putting in in appearance confidence was restored aud feelings of security pro vailed This however was shortlived for at 4 oclock the news that the had issued a proclamation ordering all settlers oil the strip was received In a minutes largo numbers of men who had stakedclaims and returned hero for provisions gathered to gether at the street corners and discussed the situation Some counseled a prompt compliance with the Presidents order but others insisted that it was a arood plan to hold their claims until expelled by the troops anri then as soon as tho troops woro oat of sight to return and begin farming operations The advocates of the latter plan are evidently in the majority The old soldier element seem to be more determined to retain their grasp upon their claims Should the soldiers attempt to remove them there will be AN ORGANIZED RESISTANCE And it is believed it will take an army of 3000 men to keep them from settling back on the strip The cattlemen hero did not receive tho news of the Presidents proclamation ordering the invading settlers off tho strip with much interest From Ponca Willow Springs and other settlements hi the outlet comes tho news of burning prairies It seems to liavo been generally agreed upon that the first thing for tho settlers to do was to start a prairie iiro and much of the strip has been burned over These prairie iires served a double purpose they drove most of tho cat tle before thorn and also destroycd the fod der which those remaining might have fed upon Therefore the cattlemen arc natur ally depressed by the gloomy prospects Said Hewins of the Cherokee Strip Cattle company today There are now or rather were before the invasion about head of cattle on the strip I do not believe the most energetic action on the part of the part of the cattlemen and tho Government can save them from irreparable loss If left in the strip the cattle will starve for there is nothing for them to eat there and we can not ship provender to them it would bo a losing investment so there head of cattle good for nothing but hides giuo and bone dust THE PROCLAMATION IGNORED March this afternoon a telegram was received announc ing that the President had ordered the settlers out and that soldiers would bo sent to enforce the order This fact an nounced but it did not stop thft whitetopped wagons that continue to appear and disap pear Many of them contained families who are going prepared to stay and ono of them to whom a reporter talked this evening voiced the sentiments of the majority when he said aregoing If we come out we will be brought out EEBS OF NOTABLE GRGOKS A Mexican Lottery Company PAtJk March Joquiue of Paso Del Norte representing the San Ju arez Lottery of Mexico was in tho city last night on his way to Bismarck and talked quite freely of his companys plans It ap pears Dakota company will be con ducted by tho Mexican company and Joa qnino says tho offer to tho Legislature has been trebled On bis way up to St Paul he had been taking up all the Louisiana tick ets and replacing them with Mexican slips under the as yet unquestioned supposition that a foreign corporation can evade the law The general impression in the South is he says that the Dakota bill will pass A BASEBALL DECISION The Reserve Clause Does Not Bind a Player for Life PHILADELPHIA March Court of Common Pleas this morning rendered a de cision in the suit of the Philadelphia League Club William Hallmau The court refuses to grant the injunction asked for to restrain Hallman from playing with the Philadelphia Players Club Hallman played with the Philadelphia League Club last season and the latter claimed that he was under the reserve rule and that the club held an option on his services for 1S90 In the course of his decision which is a lengthy one Judge Thayer says A care ful readingof paragraph 18 discloses that there is nothing whatever contained in it to bind a player to sign another contract All that is enacted is that the club has the privilege of reserving him for another year but they failed to state upon what terms This failure renders the contract incom plete and ineffective and the fault lies with the Philadelphia base ball club as the contract was drawn up in their In terest If it were true as claimed by their counsel that the contract binds the defendant to sign a similar con tract each year it is then apparent that lie must sign it so long as itsuits his employers Paragraph 17 of the contract states that the club has a right to discharge a player at ten daysnotice for any cause and by this 5n conjunction with their reading of paragraph has sold himself for life to them at a salary of no fur ther hold on them than ten days notice and is at their mercy It Is perfectly apparent that such a contract is so unfair and lacking in mutuality that no court of equity would lend itself to its enforcement He Made It Lively CHICAGO March special from St Paul John Williams an English man owner of one of the largest sheep and cattle ranches in Montana with headquarters at Great Falls came to this city yesterday morning Owing to his desire to make he is S1000 short to day one of the hotel runners at the union depot is at the county jail Williams arrived here Thursday ex pecting to stay here a couple of days prior to his departure for He no sooner stepped out of the union depot before lie was accosted by hotel runners Cou stans seized his grip and putting his arm in him off to tho Manitoba They painted the town Thursday and last night and sometime this morning Williams claims Constans robbedhrm of in cash and a steamship ticket to Liv erpool Constans was held in bonds Eighty Bad Indians TUCSON Arizona March Globe special Clerks visited Charley Bans camp of on the Gila river for the purpose of issuingiratiori These have written upon themsthe number of In dians composing each Some families given in were showed and the agents demanded that the Tontas became excited got their guns and made threatening speeches r Avere cbrraledsat the San and will How the Coolest Man on Eartk Secured Valuable Jewelry SERIOUS EVIDENCE AGAINST BURCHELL The Famous Murderer Talks Gayly to a Story of Brutality at Nebraska Murderer is Promptly Lynched NEW VORK March TRIBUNE Dispatch Francisco The fa mous mnn is ho who can have tho superla tive degree applied to him iu his peculiar line of proficiency Yesterday the coolest man put in an appearance He is Jehu Bloylock a Scotchman Ho is a goodlook ing fellow Ho rooms on tho top floor of IS Liberty street and boards where kind provi dence directs At noon yesterday having nothing else to do ho wont to Adolph Alex anders jewelry storo at 28 John street in that rich broad brogue peculiar to his countrymen asked to bo sbowna tine watch j a fine chain and a fine charm Tho goods were produced and they suited tho bouuy Highlander so well that non chalance he asked to bo presented with a receipted bill for their value Blaylock is in tho Tombs now When the receipted bill was brought to him ho quietly pocketed it and tho watch charm and chain and said Mr Alexander you may not know me but Im all right Ill pay you next Then ho skipped out Tho jeweler skipped after him Detectives Luke aud Von Gerichtcn happened 1o witness the sprint race and gathered tho leader in Before tho justice at tho Tombs Bloylock was us cool as a cucumber and when asked why ho attempted to appropriate such valu able jewelry laughed cynically and said that as ho wanted jewelry lie thought ib was just as well to take gold as silver Bloylock is a candidate for boudsrnen in the sum of SI 000 A PREACHER ACQUITTED OTT MURDER COUNCIL BLUKKS March The trial of D M Hclmick for tho killing of E Pal mor at Ncola last August was closed yester day and the jury brought In a verdict of ac quittal The was not unanticipated for the sentiment of the public has been with tho preacher He was a Mothodist clergy man at Ncola and was prominent in hin warfare on tho saloons of tho place He hnd made himself obnoxious to that cisiuent and also to Palmer it was alleged by inter fering in his family affairs and his life had boon threatened Tho preacher armed him self aud when on a dark night horode up to his own door and was greeted by a volley of eggs ho drew his revolver and shoe afc random and Palmer fell mortally wounded Hewas indicted for manslaughter A full and impartial showing of the facts in the case was made on trial and tho verdict is a full vindication of tho of the prfiachoiv When the verdict was road the crowdin the courtroom chocrod SQUANDERED HIS BROTHERS PATRIMONY LANCASTER March Frank A Piffenderfer a former banker aud oxalder man and prominent iu society and sporting circles was brought hero tonight by a Pinkertou detective He was arrested in Brooklyn whither ho fled a few days ago charged with the embezzlement of from the estate of his brother Leno Diffec derfer for whom by reason of mental weak ness ho has acted as trustee under deeds of trust executed by their father aud grand mother They are children of tho late Dr William New Holland who prior to his death several years ago gave the greater part of to his son Frank and the remainder to his mother whom he requested to execute a will leaving it in trust to Leuo After the doctors death Frank it is al leged induced his grandmother then 86 years of age to destroy tho will and make him the solo trustee of Iris brothers inherit ance He then entered upon a career of ex travagance When the courts enforced an explanation of his accounts tho auditor found him to be short When the court began an investigation ho removed to Philadelphia where he became Connected with the Kcnnol Club aad recently returned 1X Lancaster when his brothers wifes re lations instituted proceedings for embezzle ment for which he will be held for trial A BUHCnEIJj SOLVED BUFFALO March 25 It is believed that solution has been found of the mystery sur rounding one of the telegrams produced afe the BurebeU examination at Niagara Falls on Tuesday The telegram reads as follows Axo Feb 27 3890 Imperial Hotel Niagara Falls Telegram smd jcUer were sent on to you yester day to ship heavy baggago to Hotel As the BurchellBcnwell party stopped at the Stafford in this city it was supposed that the telegram was sent by the hotel people but the authorities were zlecL to account for their being so well acquainted witli the movements of the AH ingestigation here reveals the fact that the telegram was not sent by any one con nected with the Stafford House The clerk there says on February 27tb the date of the telegram Burchell walked into the Stafford House and inquired if a telegrara had been received for him The clerk recol lected that a telegram had come and had vf been forwarded to him Burchell he had not received it but appeared indiffer cnt about it The clerk says he did not open the telegram and does not know contents It is now believed that Burchell himself wrote the telegram signed Stafford and ihat he did so to substantiate some statements made by him about the baggage at the Falls OF TORONTO March Burchells cell in the Woodstock jail light tidy little nook iii one corner of the building A Bible lay upon the table your correspondent called morning He seemed as happy as a lark and be talked away as a brook yet never uttered a word on the Benwelltrag edy that he bad not carefully weighed be fore h and B is cot is in another cell and he jocosely asked hisVisitor if he might the pleasure of showing him tragedy sits upon his shoulders as lightly y abird uponatree Your correspondent first Burchell said s cally I did not meet him in night Mrs Burchell was Jv Pickthall but V him The letter which is said to have him suddenly to the city never cajae me DetectiveMurray is all says that I have no such amount the Imperial Bank andthat I bank book which he as a decoyi It is an absolute As to his left the Stafford well Burchell could speak He parried A L   

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