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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - March 17, 1890, Salt Lake City, Utah                                The best advertising me dium in al the interior and mountain region Circulation equal to that of all other Dailies in the city combined VOL SALT LAKE CITY MONDAY MORNIKG MAECH 17 1890 PRICE FIVE OEETTS A PENSION OFFICE Ail Pending Claims to Be Ate Viiliiiii Eight months AH INTERSTATE COMMERCE RULING The Trunk Called Down On Discrimination in Com ing Week in Mcastuea to Come Up WASHINGTON March Francisco Chronldc Tiaurn this Com missioner of Pensions lias undertaken the greatest official task over began by any man has occupied position He ro to adjudicate every pension claim pending within tho next eight months Ilo lias notified tho Senate Committee on Pen sions to tlils effect Shortly after General Jluum entered tho iotision Office ho began a complete overhauling of tho routine oper ations and a fow months perfected a thorough reorganization Ho de termined to rigidly enforce the rule of tho office which prohibits tho making of a case special unless allldavH 01 a rnpntftblo citi zen Is produced showing that tho applicant is eituola pauper and by public or priv to charity or In a critical phys ical condition This gave him a large urnounl oC timo from his clerical force which has boon occupied in answering loi ters relating tho making oi OUMS special Today rnjnjbors ol Uongmvi began to ro coivo copies oil a circular letter in answer to havo the status of tho pension eases given tho intormuUon of It has boon customary for mosI ovtiy person who has a pension claim pending to wrilo to his or her in g ciulto frequently requesting Congressional InMuencc for tho purpose of ascertain of tho pension elalri Tills bocomo exeoeding voluminous a I the Pension Olllce Gen eral Katun says that during the week end ing March 1HOO I hero were received calls ol this character from claimants through thoir membon In Congress and attorneys during same period asked fur tlifj status of cases a total of calls for thy status ol1 claims In ono week Commissioner ttaum says thai Lo answer ilft calls made by members of Oo tigress awn3 would require tin on Urn Mme of over one hundred examiners nnd to answer tho requests to calls iYoii Congressmen and attorney would Lake the timo of over jive hundred men Ho announced thai in tho futtiio ho will refuse to answer tho ro of oithor claimants attorneys or members of Congress for the status ol any claim Ho thinks than iu is timo thrown away toanswer letters because the claimant asking for tho information will ho rnado awaro of any testimony that may bw needed to make Mm claim perfect at the timo it Is taken up for adjustment and Umu to furnish tho necessary proof will bo si von Thns It will bo soon as ho says that all tho timo sponti on giving tho atal us of cases bo ioro the Is ready to tako them up for Is time wasted AN COMMlillCK UUJjINO March Associated InterStivtO Commission yes terday docldod casos against mink linos by F Thurbtuand othins of Now York city known as In favor of tho oorrplalnants A complaint was rnado of tOD groal a ditiorenco hi tho cnargos on carload ami loss than carload quantities Following aro extracts from tho decision aro not at liberty to classify property as a basis of transportation ratos and impose charges for its carriagewith ox clusivo regard to thoir own interests but must respect tho interests of thosu who may havo occasion to employ thoir services and conform their charges to tho rules of rela tive oquallty aud justice which tho autprea i Tho of sorvloo is an important olo in fixing transportation charges ami vjs entitled to fair consideration Tho value of syrvlco to tbo property carried is an es sential factor to bo recognized In Connection with other considerations Public Interests not to bo subordinated to thoso of oar riors and they roqulre a proper regard for tho vaiuo of tho in tho apportion ment of all charges upon trafllc A dltforonoo in rates upon carloads and loss limn carloads upon merchandise between tlio sauio points of carriage which is so wide as to bo destructive to competition bo twoon largo and small dealers especially upon articles oC general and nucwsary uso and which under existing conditions of trade furnish i largo volume of business to carriers is unjust and violates tho provis ions and innclples of tho Act A ditfercuico in rato foi a solid car of ono kind oC Ireigiit from ono and a carload from the sime point of shipment to tho sanio destination consisting of llo freight or of like character from ivioro ono consignor to one consignee or from ono consignor to more than one consignee is not by tho dlrtereneo in the cost of k Visudling Under the otUclal classltication articled known In tho trailo as gro rv aro so classified as to disorhmnato unjustly In ratos hotween oarUnxcld and loss than carloads upon many iirtiolos and a revision of tho clnsjiHiuatlon nnd ratos to correct such unjust differences and give these respective modes of shipment more relatively reasonable rates is necessary and is Commissioners Sohoomnankor and Bragg hold u public session at Now York City lyfurcli 18th and 10th for the purpose of ob taining in regard to rates ou grain taansported to the seaboard TItbJ SKNATK An effort will be rnado iri the Senate to morrow by 1lunib in accordance with his notice last Wednesday to displace the Edu cational bill with his Land Grant Forfeiture bill If his motion is successful tho belief is that the Educational bill will not again be heard of at this session of Congress If the bill bo further discussed It will not oc cupy all the timo of tho Senate until a vote Is reached on Thursday us but ouo or two speeches are to be made on tho measure be sides a suimning up by Blair The Urgent Deficiency bill will bo called up tomotrow and early in the week tho majority report upon the case of the Mon tana Senators will also be submitted but with an understanding that action will bo postponed until the Blair bill Is out of the way Tuesday tho Finance Committee will re port tho MoKinicy administration customs bill to tho Senate and urge consideration i thereof at tho earliest practicable date To secure this tho Committee will antagonize the Pacific Railroad Funding bill Shermans Trust bills Halos bill for tho enlargement of tho Navy and tlie Department Pension bill all of which Will bo pushed for tlrst place as soon as the way is cloured by the execution of tho present order tho Blair bill BEFORE CCHE HOUSE Tomorrow bolus tho third Monday in tho month committees called up measures for action under auuspcosion of the rules in the House will have tho right of way Tho Pension Appropriation bill is ready for ao undoubtedly will spirited discussion xipon the subject pen 4 slon legislation The Direct Taxulll in in a IK position where It can be called up any day nnd the members of the Ways and Means Committee express confidence of being able to report tho tariff bill before the close of thh week A Hebrew Seminary Mooting j YOKK March The biennial con volition of the Jewish Theological Seminary J Association wu hold today President JJlurnunUiul in his address spoke hopefully of the prospects of in seminary There aro now fourteen young men students in the seminary whom they hope to send out fully equipped with secular and Hebrew learning to take their place ably as teach ers No work has been attorn ptod in this country said lie so fraught with interest and Importance and more to tlie credit of the Amerlcui than that in which the seminary ii engaged The Hungarian Cabinet PKSTH Mirch The new Cabinet is officially announced Count Szapary be comes irJmp Ministtir arid Minister of the interior ind Jlcrr IJetiilem becomes Minis ter of Agriculture Tho other Cabinet oW oors will be routined by the present incum bents NA UKOAV STATESMEN North Dakota Kiiftasecl in Spite Work ST March Knuieisco Tho Uvo houses of lhe North Dakota Legis lature are not acting exactly in harmony with each other In fad il is tjuite other wise and the whole mailer seems to bo an outgrowth of Mio lottery fight The Senate now seems to be working Tiiainly for revenge its being directed largely toward the Houifi The Senat wants tho House to con sider some oltho many Senalo bills now on the table and the House refuses to do if on tho ground that branch can consider nothing elso but bills of the othur during tho two days of tho session ind thai will bo time enough to dispose of Tho Senate meanwhile will consider no House bills or will tako them up only to kill them The bill redistrietinfr tho iSLalo for purposes wis passed today by tlio Senate with one rather noticeable tict with but one change This is in tho Gnmd Forks country which is changed so us to put Senator Winships resi dence In tho Democratic rep resented by Mr McLormauk Mr Wlnsliip was tlie leader in light against the lottery and Iv said to have a bribe ollered for his veto Il is sup posed tbo chungo Is for punishment FERDINANDS NARROW ESCAPE How tlie Prince Was Apprised of a Plan to Aasaasinate Him A rrlmo Minister Who an Arsenul liiwy JJouoliing Undo Interruption of i Uull SOFIA March San Chronicle Stain bulofi is tiio only Prhno Minister in Europe wiio rotioUOS iiis visitors with revolvers lying next to tlio inkstand on his desk aud a loaded Winchostoiriflo within oasy reach of his us ho sits buck in his comfort ablo arm chair Nor aro those umuicossary pipoautlous Cor few mou have so long curried thoir lives in thoiv hands tho Bulgarian Premier and his sovereign Ferdinand Tho plots to eltitur kidnap Of assassinate them have lieon without Intermission since tho young ut Saxony first took np his reslrleiico In 1887 must providential oC tho many nar row osonisof Prince Furdhuind and of M StainOuIon occuiTod on the 8th hist Ou uirht a grand ball was to take place at this palace to which all tho principal o1H curs of garrison had boon invitod Early in evening Mu prince ontortahiod a small party lit dinner Major MarouofE altoitaking his seat ab tlio table asked M who was beside him why vJaptuiu Maikoft was not present Tho promptly replied that cap tain bad not boon invited and that ho had not sot Ills foot tho palace for oVor throo months astonish mo exclaimed the major In tones whlcli attracted tho attention of Piliico jVnllimud I would tako a sol enid oatli to tlio olVoof that i saw him ilvo igu coming out of private apurt niints and passing through tho antooluun Tho ladles had retired wltho tho Princess Clomlntino attur rising from tlio table and tho gXintlemiti wore In tho smoking room with tho Prhiui when suddenly tlio cur tains wore pushed aside and tho commander oi the Palace Guards entered and whispered something lu tho our of Major MariuoiV who ituiiuidiately loCt the room Within a iniuutori ho roUtrued looking exceed ingly disturbed and announced that there was in a room down stairs an ollicer who demanded to sec tho Prlnuo on a matter of A minute later a young officer appeared Ilo was as palo as loath In reply to ques tions addressed to him by tho Prince ho re lated that ho had come to Sofia that after noon aud had gono to the cavalry barracks Uo established himself in his room While there ho Jwppenod to fall asleep but was awakened shortly after darkness had set in by tlio soiuul of voices in tho adjoining room Ho hticamo Interested put his ear to the kuyholo of locked door which separated the two rooms and was rewarded for his trouble by learning that sharp at midnight at timo when tho Princes ball was in full swing two battalions of infantry and two squadrons uC cavalry were to surround tho palace while a third battery of tlio first regiment ol artiljeiy was to dispose its six guns in such away as to command the square in front oC tho Princes residence The troops in question wore to be under command of subalterns nueo all the field oUlcers had received commands to attend tho ball Tho young lieutenant added that tho hoofs of the cavalry and artillery horses and wheels nf tho cannons were to bo wrapped with cloth in oidor to avoid all unnecessary noise He was heard with much incredulity He said ho overheard one say Oh Markoff is as wellknown ut tho palace as a yellow dog Ho is familiar with all tho corners He has given us his solemn word of honor that ho will cut all the wires without any one be coming awaro of the fact Tho palace will bo cut off from all communication with the outside world and none of the occupants will be able to summon assistauco from the An investigation was made and tho wires wtro found cut Orders were at ouco given which frustrated the schomo and many men including Markou wore DRAWING TO A CLOSE Tho PanAmerican Congress to End With a Southern Trip WASHINGTON March work of the PanAmerican conference has so far pro grossed that an adjournment is confidently expected within the next thirty days With that iu view arrangements aro making for a trip through tho South which will end tho oiUoiul hospitalities of tho United States to tho delegates So nor Mondonca of Brazil ono of the committee appointed to devise and report a plan for expressing grateful appreciation by the visiting delegates for courtesies and hospitality proposed that tho delegates from Central and South ica in Washington us to the United States eroot a monument to commemorate the gathering of tho first congress of all the nations of tho Western MANY LANDS Interesting Events Transpiring in the Old World EDWIH ARNOLDS JAPANESE PASSION A ATJicri can DareDevil Rides in His Night Shirt Interesting Archaeological Undertakers Gall March Dispatch San Francisco Clironwlc Times correspondent cables Two deaths in Ire land monopolize the riccrulogical interest of tho week Father Meoluin of Dublin who died full of honors and years was one of the most admirable figures in thtit outbreak of juvenile enthusiasm of 1818 enriched Irish literal arc and populated Irish prisons and left tlic Irish people worse off than over Barnn Dows who died suddenly on the 1 lurry Assizes with a joke in his mouth vns distinctively on tho other side of the parti san fonco but despite his Toryism he was as typical an Irishman as Ireland afrords If his jests had been collected they would be worth tll of tho lovers books put together So long as ho was in Parliament no other funny man hud tlio chanceof making a rep utation and for the last twenty years he had boon a twinkling star in tho general bJiuskiHKS oC tho Jrish bench His dictum in a Sunday closing case that a bonafide wiisa man with a bomfido thirst miidc him famous jiarmi Dows onue said to mo at dinner in Dublin that it was butter to have a small oiiiOuron 1rehmd than a great one in Eng land beuiuiso in Ireland when one said runny tilings people comprehended them and that made ilio worth living ARNOLDS TAtANKSK IASSIOX Tho Light of Asia scums to lie extin guished bonoalh tho Japanese umbrella Sir Edwin Arnold in tin course of his travels tho world has fallen in love with japan and has now for some timo been settled down thcro with his daughter and contemplates so it is reported among his friends in England making that country his peniifiiieiithome lie lives iu Tnkio and in regular native quarter of it Iso foreign quarku would satisfy his passion Tlmro is a very strict law against foreigners residing anywiiejvj else than in the foreign quartur of the city unless they are government officials or servants of the native Japanese To got this tho distinguished pout has engaged himself as tutor to two daughters of wealthy Japanese gentleman at a salary of a year OC course his duties aro not onerous but ho has to go through tho form of attending to them some time with his pupils every day and in other ways assisting his em ployer as ii regular jjchoolmafitor A JI1TJKIGHT STEEPLECHASE The Journals correspondent There have been high jinks at Melton Mowbray with Elicit Zliowski ol New York as loader of tho uuiqiUv frolic Ho has always been a wild man ou horseback Ho organized aud car ried out a midnight steeplechase Lady Augusta Funo and Major Candy father of tlio Dnohcss Newcastle aiding and abetting Tho course was a mile over private grounds and tho prize was n silver cup worth Electric lights were hung at tho hurdles and thousands of spectators who camo in carriages and on foot at a time when most people were going to bed wore present and full of enthusiasm As the bolls chimed 12 oclock three riders made their appearance in caps boots and long whito night shirts whoso tails fluttered out in the night wind At this weirdly comic spectacle there cheers from all sides and everybody laughed The riders were Ellott Zbrowski Algernon Buraaby aud Captain McNeill Tho course Includes six fences ten hur dles and two ditches all in one mile Ze browski was ofT first then Burnaby and attor thorn MoNeall At tho fence all throe refused it and at the second hurdle all throe were thrown All were soon up and away again and Guch shouts and cheers yells woio novor heard around Melton Mowbray at midnight before As the horsesgot more used to tho blind ing glare of the electric lights mid the huz zas coining out of the darkness they did better but tho fluttering and napping of tho white night shirts bothered them all tho time There wore no furthef mishaps until near tho finish when Zobrowskis horse Bullfinch swerved from tho light held by a spectator sending Ms rider down at tholast leap Although unsteadied ho was up again aud was after Burnaby who wont over all right but it was too late aud Burnahy won by a nock Zobrowski was second aud ONeill third Thou oamo a pandemonium of yells and cheers and waving of lights It is a wonder that there wereno serious disasters in tho mad gallop After tho crowd haddisporsed the riders and a few guests mot at a grand supper in the old clubhouse Eliott Zebrow skiwasin the chair aud tho plucky New Yorker was toasted with all honor Tho dashing Eliotthas the reputation of being tho best amateur jockey and cross country rider in America Ho has won race after race at Koekaway and Codarhurst defeating such wellknown knights ofthe pigskin as George Work Belmont Purely Foxhall Keouo Reneo Lamontague and Pierre Lorillard Jr AN IXTKKKSTJNG DISCOVERY Ono of the most interesting of modern archaeological discoveries js reported irora Canterbury where on opening an ancient tomb in the south wall of the Cathedral the remains of Cardinal Langton who bore a big part in tho struggle for Magna Charta and who died in 1228 were found undis turbed in a stono coilin Not only were the features distinguishable hut a very beauti ful and unique collection of Episcopal in vestments with the ring stair mitre chal ice aud pater was obtained which have which have been placed among the treas ures of the Cathedral library THETJNDERTAKERS EFFRONTERY of the week in the American colony is the attempt of the undertaker who buried Mr Lincolns son to ma Ice capital out of it This mans name is Hal ford Lup ton Mills It is an old custom iu England when a familyis bereaved to send out me morial cards to their intimate friends but Mr Lincoln is not an Englishman and did not observe this custom so Undertaker Mills decided to do it for him While at Mr Lincolns house attending to the details of tho funeral he managed to get access to the visiting cards of callers therewith messages of sympathy during sons which included nearly all tlio Americans in Lon don Thursday these Americans wore as tonished to receive a brilliant blue card with gold bandj announcing the of Abraham Lincoln and also ft conspicuous advertise ment of Millss undertaker shop In some oases a printedcopy of hymns sung at tho funeral wasstrictly private was sent with tho card All was made to appear as if sent by Lincoln or with his knowledge Thiswhs followed to day by an equally widely distribution of the proof sheets oi an extract iro man under takers Weekly journal Amer icansin Ldndqu that Mills hy reasonof his services as undertaker to James Kussell Lowell when his wife died and to Lincoln tho proper man for them to employ overtaken by what Mills calls last and biturest enemy Minister Lincoln is dceply distressed at the conduct of Mills but it was ill dono without his knowledge Secretary Harry White who first heard of the matter today is after Mills with a sharp stick The Amer icans here an so indignant at the affrontry ol Mills that so far as custom from them is concerned he is literally hpisfc with his own petard A Bishop for California PHILADELPHIA Dr Nichols of the St James Episcopal church this city announced to the congregation today that he had accepted an election as assistant bishop of California Dr Nichols will vir tually be bishop of California as Bishop Kcpp has stated that ho would turn over tlio entire management of the diocese to him in case ho decided to leave the East aud accept the position of assistant bishop A Victory for the Strikers LONDON March hundred thou sand men are out on tho strike Many own ers are conceding the terms proposed by thu meeting and delugates at Manchester By this compromise tho men rocoivo an advance of f per coiif in wages and a similar ad vance in July Clearing1 House Exchanges BOSTON March total gross ex changes for last Aveok as shown by dis patches from the leading clearing housdl of tho United States and Canada were SI 1 an increaseof per cent as com pared with the corresponding week of last CLEVER LADY MANDEVILLE Tlie Patroiiag3 of an American Countess is for Sale Compelled by Poverty to Turn Hor Social Prcstigo to Profitable Protege of Dukes and Duchesses LONDON March Dispatch San Francisco Chronicle sen sation caused by the publication of an offer of a lady of title to introduce Americans into tho hightest London society has been revived by the discovery of the identity of the socalled She turns out to bo no less a personage than the wellknown Lady Mandevillc formerly Miss Florence and sister to Fernando Yznaga who recently married Miss Mabel Lady Mandevillos plans werefor Ameri cans to provide themselves with letters of introduction from her ladyships agent in the United States to present them in Lon don aud then be introduced lto her lady ships bankers modistes and circle of ac quaintances Tho MandevJllo balance at tho banks would bo increased by gifts from visitors and her bills at the milliner regu larly paid by her proteges In connection with tho exposure of this social scandal all London is laughing over the recent correspondence between Lady Manclovillo aud Miss Bessie Belle wood a Music Hall singer who is aa protector of Lord Her Lady ship wrote I am earning a thousand a year and am now about to support my hus To tliis Miss Bellewood ointly re plied am better able earning LADY MANDEVIJVTJGS POSITION NEW YORK March cablegram in reference to the fact that Lady Mandevilie had engagedin tho business of introducing rich Americans into London society has set all of her friends in this city talking again about thefamily in and her lady ship in particular EveryitOne seems to think that as she receives so little assistance from hor husband Lord Mandevilie it is very natural sho should en deavor to help herself Another charitable view of the case is that so many Americans of means pursue her in London for introductions to her titled acquain taitcos that it simplifies matters for her to make it a business Her position in London society leaves nothing bub greater means to bo desired Sho was at one time a very handsome a creamy skin soft brown eyes jot black delicately pen cilled eyebrows and light colored hair but tho many annoyances sho has been sub jected to have left their mark and at forty two sho does not bear comparison with any of the English ladies of her ago in her own set Although her slender means do not admit of her entertaining much herself sho constantly assists her sisterinlaw the Duchess of Hamilton and her motherin law tho Duchess of Manchester both of which are very partial to her The present Duchess of Manchester who was Countess Louise Frederick Augusta Von Alten of Hanover is said to spend a goodly portion of her income each year at Monte Carlo In spite of the little eccen tricities of her son Lord Mandevilla she has helped him considerably at times and gives him the sole use of Tandrageo castle County Armagh Ireland which ho cannot succeed in extracting an income from but he passes much of his timo there leaving Lady Mandevilie to manage as best in London AT THE CZARS CAPITAL A New Balkan Programme The Cheapness of Russian Nobility ST PETERSBURG March TRIBUNE Dis Francisco Chronicle M Paschitcb leader of the Servian radicals is now on a visit to this city aud has secured the adhesion of the leading officials and the approval of the Czar for anew programme in relation to the Balkan States According to this programme Scrvia in tho event of a successful Eastern war is to absorb Bosnia while Montenegro is to absorbe Perzegovina This scheme moreover implies the acqui sition by Russia of the Eastern Balkans It is learned here that news of this projected arrangement has created considerable ex citement at Vienna in official circles of Aus tria and a very pretty mess seems prepared for mixing in the near future TY MADE CHEAP A peculiar conference has just been held here the members of which were delegates sent by the Russiannobility As a1 result the nobles through their representatives have petitioned the Czar to restrict the cre ation of titled persons of whom Boissia holds over There assorted counts and barons and the old families find their titles made too common by innumer able awards extended to officials who are supposed to have served the Czar faithfully A SEW An epidemic called tonna is ravaging the country far and wide Its symptoms and development aro peculiar It begins with three days of insomnia headache and sick ness This is followed by days of stupor and sleep which end in either death or Cases of the disease are re ported to have occurred also in Austria and physicians areat present at a loss in their diagnosis and have noddea any proper treatment lor it It simply ts eo either to recovery or to death Ji Captain Jenks Dead Si March Captain Jonathan Jenks clerk headquarters Department of Dakota XL died this evening of heart HE FOLLY OF THE TOBIES The Salisbury Party Strengthens the of its CHURCHILL INVITED TO RESIGN The Fall of the French The Tirard Cabinet Selected a Soft Place to Fall Free Trade Issue LONDON March San Francisco Chronicle Mail and Express correspondent cables The slubborness of the British Government in the midst of its folly and the growing difll cnlties and contradictions with which it is surrounding itself is something almost phenomenal in the history of politics and partisan malice It is every day growing weaker and professes to be waiting to grow stronger before it appeals to the country while the chief Liberals look on in smiling silence and watch their own strength con stantly increasing by the conduct of tho Conservatives The Conservative election agents who were aslced by the Cabinet as to tho sup posed change in the state of feeling in the Tory constituencies in the hope that it could be made to appear that the elections being all in favor of the opposition was not con clusive evidence of a falling off of Tory in fluence have not been able to give the Min isters a grain of hope They concur with unexpected unanimity in thestatement that the reaction against tho Government is be coming very pronounced and admits of no question They advise an early dissolution of Parliament and declare the longer this inevitable step is postponed tho worse it will bo for the party A committee of Conservatives of South Taddington for which Lord Randolph Churchill sits in tho House of Commons and from which he was returned without opposi tion two and a half years ago has privately advisedhim that he might better resign his seat and give them a chance to send up some one whom they can trust There Is also a movement among the members of the Junior Carlton Club to ask him to withdraw from that association Generally in all quarters his career as a Conservative is rec ognized as closed and he is no longer wanted in that party On the other hand it is ex tremely doubtful whether tho opposition would accept as a recruit ranks so restless and uncertain a spirit upon whom no reliance whatever can bo placed and whose friendship is far more dangerous than his hostility THE OF THE FRENCH PARIS March fall of M Tirard marks the disappearance of the twentyfifth Ministry since the foundation of the French Republic The question of protection against the importation of Turkish fruit upon the Cabinet resigned is tho most trivial in the world and could not have brought about a crisis if other matters had not been crowding upon the Government and driving it into a corner so that retirement at no distant date would have been its fate The question of the commercial treaty with Turkey brought up by tho diplomacy of M Tirard and his Minister for Foreign Affairs simply afforded the Minis ters a chance of selecting a soft place to fall on and they promptly availed themselves of it with great sense instead of waiting to be kicked out which would have been vir tually the situation if they had waited to abide the result of a direct vote of want of confidence in the Government which the Chamber would certainly have hurled at them at the ilrst opportunity The serious politicians of Franco doubted the capacity of the Tirard Cabinet to deal effectively with the weighty problems of the balance of revenue and the expenditure of the nations money M Tirard himself is known to have shrunk from this heavy task The real question at issue was the policy of protection in which French statesmen and the great mass of business believe aud tho avowed free trade sym pathies of M Tirard and one or two of his colleagues in their opposition to the declara tion of tho Chamber in favor of a protec tionist tariff upon the lapse of the present treaties of commerce next year France has learned something and is strongly in favor of protection which pol icy is represented by Constans De Frey ciuct Fallieres and others record which has been made by the Minis try just resigned in doing a great deal to solidify the Republic in making a splendid success of tho Worlds Fair and in crushing out the folly of Boulangism will make it memorable but in the more permanent in terests of the country as represented in its trade relations with other powers M Tirards policy was wrong and his policy un workable M Constans is looked upon as a partic ularly longheaded statesman in withdraw ing from the cabinet when he did He aims at holding office in the new Ministry and he forestalled the inevitable fall of Tirard by resigning first and placing himself on record as opposed to tho policy of tho Government which the nation was sure to reject The reconstructed Cabinet will absorb the best members of the one just retired Its policy will be similar except in the important par ibicular mentioned but will be worked out more strongly and witlv more thorough sat isfaction to the country M De Freycinet Minister of War Tirard Cabinet is most likely to bo Prime Minister and will have with him M lately Minister of the Interior and M Eibot beside Admi ral Barbey lately Minister of Marine and Minister of Public Instruction MEXICAN DEVELOPMENTS Cross Country Association of America The unpleasant weather of jho night before had put the course in a wretched condition and i caused the competitors no end of hardships The started in front of the grand stand and extended around ihe backs ret eh of the race course extending out into the surrounding territory for a mile and a half when a circuitous return made down by ihesjrand sunul malcing in all about four miles This coarse hud to be gone over twice making an eightmile journey over fences through ditches under railings over hedges and water jumps Every known obstacle was placed in the way It was seven minutes after the first man was started before the Scotchman W D Day amateur champion crosscountry run uer of this country started on Ins great trip lie dashed out at a great pace and quickly overhauled Sidney Thomas the English champion At four miles Day had suc ceeded in passing half of his antagonisis aud it was then apparent to all that he would win with case Stop by step ho caught up with the leaders and soon it was simply a question of timo when lie would head the long procession When the men got into the homestretch Day spurted and came down by the ludges stand in the spurt lie was vory fresh and walked to his quarters the winner of a wonderful run Sidney Thomas was fourth man Days time for the eight miles was f minutes and o4 seconds Great Mountains of Iron Ore Discov Enterprises CITV OF MEXICO March TRIBTJITE Francisco Olironcte Engineers surveying the line of the Mexican Pacific Railway in tbeudistrict of Ton ale State of Chiapas have found two solid masses of iron carrying 60 to 64 per cent of metallic iron The estimated amount of ore in sight is The ore is said to he well making steel being quite free from sulphur and phosphorus The same company which is building this line from Tunla on the Pacific to Irbntria on the Gulf of has also surveyed and is preparing a line along the entire coast of the State Of Chi apas It is believed that this line will de velop in the future a railroad from the City of Mexico to the Isthmus of Panama amonnt of material the Mexican Pacific is heing regularly re ceived from England 1 A CROSS COUNTRY RACE An Exciting Scramble Over Eight Miles of Kougli NBW YORK March dispatch FranciseqV greatest cross has ever taken placed in this country was run at Morris Park yesterday afternoon The run was uiialer tiie auspices of National FiRE FAMINE AND FLOOD Hundreds of Indians Starving to Death In North Dakota A BUTTE CABIN BLOWN TO ATOMS Secretary Tracy Aboard a Stranded Panic at a Chicago Louisiana Immense Crevasse Formed WILL RIDE MANFASHION The Uniform in Which Mrs Jenness Miller Proposes to Appeal NEW YORK March Dis Francisco Miss Jenness Miller Lhe young lady who is at present waging a warfare among New Yorks society women the present modes of dress proposes this week to startle society by riding in the park astride of her horse She is convinced that this is the proper and only way to ride md what is more site has the courage to put her convictions in this respect to practical demonstration Tlio riding habit to be worn is of a peculiar construc tion course there are the trousers the garment clothing leg separately Over these legletts will bo a skirt of a plaited variety capable of indefinite expansion so constructed as to appear ordinarily Jiko any other skirt worn by women This is divided in two sections each of which is fastened vo tho legletts in such a rnonner that it will always remain in place and not expose any of the mechanism underneath This is an adoption of the custom now coming into uso in continental Europe DIDNT MIND A BROKEN NECK Jueer Case of Hypnotism by New Hampshire Men One Brother Dislocates Anothers and Performs Other Marvelous Feats Before a Company of Physicians NEW YORK March Special San Francisco Chrontelc of New Yorks most prominent physicians had great sport last evening with two mountain boys fresh from New Hampshire At any rate these two chaps one about 22 and the other a couple of years younger pretended to bo very green and quite successfully took in the doctors The elder said he had recently come to a realization of astrange power which he had over his younger brother about which he knew nothing more than that it was called hypnotic power A great many tests were given and all wore successful Ono of tho strongest was the absolute dislocation of the vertebras of tho neck The younger brother was put under the influence by constant gaze on the older He tottered around on his feet aud would have fallen if his brother had not held him up and when the latter tossed his arms around over under and about his head behind his back and up behind till his hand touched the base of tho skull they flopped about like a couple of bags of sawdust as if they were air joints Then the hypuotizer stiffened him up and began to play pranks with his joints and bones He put his knee in his chest gave a tremendous pull and push and tho poor fellows chicken bone almost touched his vertebrre Then ho twisted his arms around till his shoulders were clean out of their sockets and laid them wrong side np on his back the inner side at tho elbows lying outward a fact that would make the snake man of Barnttms show green with envy He twisted the lingers into outlandish shapes and had fun with his joints and corners generally At last to cap the climax of this cruelty he seized unfortunate man by the head twisted it violently to and fro and pulled it out of its socket at tho neck The head fell over helplessly onto his chest and the bones or the dislocated socket stuck up in the air while he rolled the loosly hanging head about in a manner horrible to behold The doctors were called on to examine and they declared it a ease of dislocation as perfect as if done on the gallows The sub ject was brought to without trouble CHUKCHIUjS PROTEST His Reasons for Opposing the Com mission Bill LONDON March 16 Lord Randolph Ohurchill in publishing his original protest against the Parnell Commission bill says that he fails to see how this and bis recent speech can be construed as disloyal to the united party It seems him that the charge of disloyalty might be never forcibly urgexl against those who u spite of every warning forced upon Par liament a measure which by its history and results obviously dealt a heavy blow to the cause and party of the Union He explains that Svhen he sent his protest the Commis sionbill was in embryo and the Government contemplated abandoning it or at withdrawing it if it led toprotracted cebate The chief objections urged by Lord Ran dolph in his protest were In the first place the offer ofa commission to a large extent recognized the wisdom of the accused in avoiding trial by jury In the second place it was unprecedented and in the third place unwise or illegal w engage judges in a po litical conflict which was certain to result in a loss of respect A PONDEROUS MACHINE It Fills Eleven Cars arid will be Used at Mare Island HAXULTOX March immense ar morplate bending machine made by the Miles Tool Works for the navy yard at Mare Island shipped yester day over the Cincinnati Hamilton Day ton and Southern Pacific The machine was loadod upon eleven speciallybuilt and extraheavy The two largest castings weigh respectively and pounds and the gross weight of the train pounds This train will be run through the entire distance miles without the distance than the entire system of the CanadianPacific The whole train will be run on to a special at San Francisco and taken up San Francisco Bay forty niiles to the island Thefreight by the files Tool Works and amounts to ajlttle more than This is the any freight train ever traveled an d it is the largest shipment of one single machineever made in the United Itis expected the will arrive at San Francisco April 1st BUTTE March to THE explosion of giant powder in a cooking stove of a miners cabin on East Park this morning blew tho stove into small f ragmen demolished the cabin dangerously hurt one man aud killed a dog V Skidmore a miner was alone in the tworoom structure at tho time and was preparing breakfast Ho was struck by pieces of tho stove in several places about the logs one piece lodging in his cheek A frying pan was hurled through tho roof but the force of tho explosion went down blowing a largo hole in the floor aud tearing up the ground Tho occupants of the cabin were A J McWilliams Dcdrich and Skidmore The two former had left for thoir work only a few minutes before tho explosion How the stick of giant got Into the fitove is a mystery but it is suspected that soxne enemy of tho miners placed it in a stick ot wood and left tho loaded stick on their wood pile The victims of tho plot suspect a party with whom they recently had some dispute over n mining claim Should Skid mans injuries prove fatal tho officers will have a job on their hands A WILD PANIC CHICAGO March A tire on tho main lloor of tho House of tho Good Shepherd this city at an early hour this morning created a wild panic among the inmates The Mother Superior and sis ters however managed by great effort to hold the girls in check and no one was hurt The flro extinguished with slight loss THE STARVING CHIPrKWAS PnirjADKLPHiA March Shan ley of North Dakota iu tho cathedral to day told a pitablo story of privation siuYcring among the Chippewa Indians oc cupying a reservation in tho extreme north ern part of his diocese His object was to secure assistance for their relief He de scribed vividly the condition of these Indians as witnessed by himself during the recent cold weather when tho thermometor marked forty below xero He charges tho Governmentwith having stolen acres of the land this tribe possessed when Dakota Territory was divided between the Sioux and Chippowaa and not one cent has boon paid for Thel Indians ho said were sent to the northern border of the State whore two townships wore organized with 5000 acres of iilled with bad forests lakes swamps and rooks There were put 3Q30 Indians who are trying to make a living who a hundred whito men could scarcely raisu enough to keep them alive He says their huts are miserably Insufficient aud as many as six families are crowded into sorne of them They have never been supplied with proper agricultural implements the plows sent them by the Catholic Indian bureau last spring they managed to break 800 acres of soil but there was no rain and today they are absolutely destitute No grain no food no clothing The United States ho says appropriates to those Indians aboot each This is spent for flour and fat pork distributed amongst them The pork is sickening During the eighteen months previous to theilvst of Jan uary out of 1400 Indians 300 died During January twentyseven died and these deatha are almost invariably the result of starva tion The bishop related many incidents of destitution and said lie would not have believed the story had not witnessed the scenes himself DISASTERS AT SEA BALTIMORE March Suuhas a dis patch from Captain Geoghegan of the steamer He reports that tho United States steamer went ashore on Cedar Point Shoal Tho Sue pulled on the Dispatch until oclock this moru ing but failed to move her It is thought the vessel will remain ashore until a lull in the northwest wind permits the water to rise in the river Secretary Tracy and aro on board bound to Norfolk A dispatch from the master of the river steamer Defiance reports that during a heavy storm yesterday an un known schooner supposed to bo an oyster vessel was abandoned by her crew of five men near the York Spit lighthouse They wore trying to make the lighthouse in boats They were however overcome by the waves and all drowned FHOZEN TO DEATH WKSTOT March Shaffer and Ida Conrad were found lying in an open field in the snow near town yesterday Both were unconscious and the womans body was so badly frozen that it began to turn black Shaffers life may be saved but the woman died soon after being found They are supposed to have lost their way in the storm THREE riSHKKiniN LOST CHICAGO March fishermen Andrew Sorcnson Andrew Nelson and an unknown who went out on Lake Michigan in a storm Friday night were given up to day as lost It is believed that they were eaught in an icefloe and were either frozen to death or capsized rOHTYTHEBB BODIES LONDON March mine where the explosion recently occurred is again on fire The bodies of fortythree victims of the late disaster were taken out but it was impossi ble to get the others THE LOUISIANA VICKSBURG March even inc the crevasse at Raleigh was one thousand feet or more wide rapidly The levee is high and the immense volume of water livered may be estimated by the fact that in the twentyfour hours ending this evenv ing the river has fallen three Vicksburg and four inches at Lake Providence though rising steadily prior to the crevasse Thewater from crevasse will overflow fully onefourth of the Tensas and Madison parishes The excited much consternation la these parishes and stock is being THE LOTTERY DONATION NEW March Governor Nichols having refused to receiver the donation tendered by the Louisiana Lottery company the board of directory today decided to offer the fond tbia various call districts As the needed all along the lice the aro that the parishes will accept it NEW ORLEANS March temporary levee erected along the city front is ex pected will keep the streets clear of water No further disasters are reported today ex cept tTifli enlargement of the Kaleigli ore vasse near Ticksburg A G A R Post v MONTREAL March Grand the Republic will be formed here During the war a   

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