Monday, April 7, 1890

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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - April 7, 1890, Salt Lake City, Utah If you want Houses Hooms or Servants patronize the Want Columns of The Tribune The total circulation The Tribune last week was over VOL 154 SALT LAKE CITY UTAH MONDAY MOKBTDSTG APRIL 1S90 PRICE FIVE GATHERED AT THE CAPITAL Commander Howell of the Atlanta Demands an Investigation THE INCIDENT AT VILLEFRENCHE Tbe Fine Showing Made by Pension CominiflHfoner Knor mouB Number of Claims Passed Congressional Pro gramme April Francisco Chronicle of tho Squadron of Evolution flriltcd States to afTord almost is much Interest as did tlio of tlio Captain flowcll of tho Atlanta has reported to Secretary Tracy tlio action of Admiral Walkor In suspend ing him from duty temporarily arid demand ing a court of inquiry According to hln report as the squadron was leaving harbor of VUlofrnnnlio the owing to a temporary difficulty with her engines lost her placo In the lino She was signaled by tho to tako her proper place In linn and an answer sent bad that her engines woro disabled It was Impossible By signal from tlio flagship Captain was thereupon sus pended from duty and LkiiitenantOrirri Cooneri pul Iu command of tho vessel Five flays later Captain Howoll was re stored to duty by signal Ho thereupon wont tn tho arid asked for an planatlon as to why lni had boon put unclov Ho failed to got any torvfxpianatloii and ermscquoritly roporlwd tho matter to tho Department It is bo llevod that his report will M pigeonholed In which eiiso It is understood ho will ap peal to the elvll courts TflK WOriK riKhOHK CONOBKSH WAsnrwoTON AprI tho Henato tho Ohlneso Enumerating bill oomOK up tomorrow with Mitchells urnondrnontfi Intonded to restore the bill to something like Its purport when first received from the House After this the rliscmsslon of tho Montana CIIHO will be returned At the rato of progress made last wook tho case Hfte fair to go over Into nnxt weok It will way for prompt consideration of tho Worlds Fair bill should tho 8eloct Commit too make a report after Its meetingon Thursday Tho Administrative Customs Dili stands next to tlio Montana contest Tomorrow will bo District of Columbia dav In tho House Naval matters will likely bVdlsotissod Tuesday Tho Committee on Naval has several measures of In terest on tho calendar prominent among which are tho MoAdoo bill to prohibit the enlistment Of aliens lit the navy The Naval Appropriation bill is also In position favorable to speedy consideration About tho mfdrtlo of tho week tho Elec tion Committee will take tho floor ana call UP throo contested election oases In order mimey Posoy vs Purrott Indiana Bowon vs Buohanun Virginia and Waddell vs WltiO Virginia On tho first two oases as the committee reported in favor of seating tho Democratic mombois there Is likely to bo little dlsousshni Jn tho CHHO of is Wise there will be a triangular light The majority of the committee wore for Waddoll tho Democratic minority for a new election and Wlso for his own seat ttOOfi WORK IN TITH VKNSION OIPBTCM In a report to Secretary Noble Pension Commissioner Kaum says ho will be able by tho last of May to conclude the examina tion of every claim pending In the ofltoo on the 1st day of January last have every claim allowed that Is completed and calls for evidence made lu thoso not completed ThH rosuU has boon scoured largely by moans of orders Issued In tho latter part of Defembor requiring the examination of claims ponding and that all claims whloh appeared complete be placed upon oom Jpletod Tho adjudicating division directed to spend live eays of each week In examining claims on these files and one day exclusively to making calls for ad ditional evidence In pending claims As a result of examination claims woro put on tho completed A subsequent order directng claims to bo placed on fho upon application accompanied by n state ment of tho facts showing tho elnlms com plete has up to date added 2835 oases to those already on tho complete Pur ing the past three mouths of the oases have boon acted upon leaving only t078 aases remaining on tho flies Applications ut the rate 450 a dny are being received and horeaftor every claim placed upon those flies will bo taken up and acted upon within The record last month shows pon ton Issued being tho largest number ever issued in ono month by tho Pension Bureau Tho City Paris Disaster LONDON April Dispatch San Francisco Chronicle acci dent to the City of Paris has called forth many columns of comments and descrip tions but in no English paper has any ex planation of its iauso yot appeared it Is vipposod that tho engine broke down either Aom original defects slowly developed by wear and tear or more probably because thin ship has been driven in all weather ab tin excessive speed A letter in today s Titrcm causes a different but hardly less serious question Tho writer asks whether bulkheads between the two sots of on woro rtmlly closed He says they wore not closed on tho sister ship tho City ot Now that thoro was not only adoor way which ho himself had seen open but a passage made by the removing of plate through which ho had walked This ho oxptnln svhy the disaster in volved both sets of engines which could not in his opinion have occurred had faith boon kept with tho traveling public THE NICARAGUA CANAL feet It will furnish protection for ships drawing fourteen feet of water Dredging on the inrior harbor will bo befiuri on April 15th A telegraph lino has been built from Grey town to Castillo which Is on top of tho divide between Lake Nicaragua and the sea A railroad has already been surveyed tao twecn these two places a distance of about seventeen miles and the work of construc tion lifts bogun The entire line of the canal been cleared of timber and before the end of this month there will be 2000 men at work on the actual construction of the canal It Is expected that Admiral Ghcrard will start with the KoarsoaiRO Galena and Yantlc from Key West on April 25th for Groytowri to inspect tho canal A Boise City Boom BOISE Crrv April to tho capital of Idaho having been permanently located at Boice City real estate is active Tho Boise City mnn shows nffprusato transfers of for tho week ondliitf the 5Lh New York St Louis Denver Salt Lako and Ban Francisco capitalists are heavy investors TROUBLE IN THE OLD WORLD A Reign of Terror Inaugurated at St Petersburg THE CZAR FILLED WITH DISMAY OJiinamcMi Stopped on the Border PAN 1HKOO April Chinese were arrested last ultfht In un at tempt to cross tho lino between Mexico and the United They had come up over land from Enscnada Lower California and uro thfiiiRhrto bo part of the eightyseven taken down by tho stcarnor Isowburn from San IYnnciscu They were transferred to thai vessel from a steamer from China The whole eiphtysovoti had tickets to Ma and Guaymas but ail disembarked it Ensenada It is thought with tlon of crossing Into tho United States as noon SIB possible THE BECORDlFCRIME THBKJT NJSGJtO TJII55VJ3S SHOT BY AN OFFICER Tlio Murder ItiirJco Jn Conductor Mur Capture Boportod Other Crimes Ominous Mutterings of Discontent Among the German marck Declares He Did Not Resign iu English Politics the Work Beinp Vigorously Pushed Magnificent Climate NKW YORK April San Francisco Chronicle Edward Btubbort Chief Surgeon of tho Nicaragua Canal Company arrived in this city on Wednesday Ho says that although ho has been in nonrly every olitnato in tho world thero Is none which ho would prefer to Nicaragua The thermometer ranges ho ays from 70 to 00 degrees the year round vnci in fuct seldom reaches these extremes Xho formal opening of actual work on tho canal was begun In tho latter part of October of last year and since1 last August thero have been on an average 800 vncn at work on the canal Tho death rate during that time has been only one person every six weeks The diseases from which tho men sufter are chiefly mild forms of tropical levers and Dr says that tho death rate has only been 6no man out of every 249 oases in the hospital None of those who went from the United States have been fatally attacked by the fever work on the last end of the is under way Tho breakwater at town already extends 502 foot out into the sea and is advancing at the rate of ten feet a day When It reaches the extent Hondurrs April Francisco Chronicle Burke tho defaulting ex Troiisuror of Louisiana is living In clover hero under tho patronage of President Bogran Burko Is still working his big schemes and is receiving valuable assist ance tho Ho and Presi dent Bogran soorn to understand each oUior thoroughly andthe Major is frequently at tho Government palace Mcis STARRS Starr the woman arrested last night suspected of hav ing poisoned tho NcwUind family tho other dayfuwTQr cross told tho po lice an story Yesterday sue denied that rtho was over in Hydo Park and said tho person must be her sister who greatly resembled her oto Today sho ad mitted having gone to tho Nowlancls to work nncl bought on rats In a ill oMlospondorioy intending to kill horsolf but assorts that sho did not put any of it lu the says that thoro must have boon somothlng wrong with tho corn She ate a Uttlo of it horsolf and was sick When till tho family began to be sick sho was scared and made up her mind to gob out Sho assorts that sho took tho box of poison with nor and throw if away The police are at a lossto know whether sho is insane or not A MUKDKR LIMA April Gardner T Tuokey of the Fort Wayno road was shot and niortally wounded this afternoon by tramps As the train was pulling out of the Tuckoy noticed six tramps getting Into a box car Ho ordered thorn to get out but thoy rosusod Tuckoy then wont Into the car when ono of thorn tired an inofloc tual shot Tho tramps then grappled with Tuokey and threw him out of the car on the other side Tuckoy climbed over the train and attempted to capture tho man who flred the shot Thou two ofthorn seized his arms while another placed a revolver to his breast and Jlrcd fatally wounding him Tho tramps then van out of town but this after noon tho police caught four of thorn ono of whom was idcmtlilod by Tuckoy as the man who flred tho shot Intense excitement prevailed and for a time It was thought tho tramps would be lynched but wiser counsel prevailed y CAUSES A SUICIDE April evening KamoyAkorman shot Mrs Hess landlady of tho National Hotel and thon flred a bul let into his own brain causing instant doath Mrs Hess will recover Jealousy was tho cause of tho shooting OUTItACIKD 11V A TTlAMt AKTioy April Cuyuga Falls Saturday tho 11yearold daughter of Watchman Rhodes while passing along an unfrequented street was caught by a tramp and carried into tho woods where ho abused her horribly Her recovery is doubtful A posse of 500 men Is searching for tho tramp AN AMKUICAN CONSUL JlOBUBU RERUN April American Consul at Planon has boon robbed of jewelry valued at S5000 A DESPERATE A1TFUAY BlRMTNmiAM April telegram oamo from Irondalo tonight asking for a physician All that can bo learned was tihatthroe negroes wore stealing railroad iron this afternoon when City Marshal England and Deputy Sheriff Fortonbevry cameup and called for their surrender Tho uogroos ran with tho oftlcers In pursuit Ono ofthem turned and shot England Deputy Fortonberry then oponod fire on tho negroes and when tho tiring coasod all three woro dead Marshal England will probably dio A LUNATICS D1213D FAULKTOtf S Eckhart while afflicted with a religious mania sttibnwd his two young sons with a broad knife and cut his wifes throat All three are expected to die Eokhardt is under ar rest Hosays tho Lord prompted him to do the murder ANOTHER SILCOTT CAPTUKED NEW YORK April special dispatch from Portland says It is reported there that Siloott the absconding cashier of the SeigoantatArms of tho House of Rep resentative was captured thoro tonight by a private detective from Denver Tho re port Is not verified and no details are ob tainable From theCity of Mexico CITY OF Jitisxico April work of building tho Oamola Railroad will bo com mencod next month as tho money to build the road is now ready Six Eullsb engineers are visiting the gold mines in Altarnono Sonora preparatory to making ft report us to thoir condition General Hare formerly customs officer on the Northern frontier is dead Tho CteariiigHouse Exchanges BOSTOX April gross ex changes last week as shown by dis patched from the leading clearinghouses of tho United States and Canada were a decrease of par cent as com pared with the corresponding week of last A British General Dead April Renwick British army is dead He has resided here nearly LONDON April sun Francisco Chronicle Series New York correspondent cables Today letter gob through to me having been sent to a third person in Holland which iaysthatan Indescribable reign of terror is spreading Itself like a black fog over St Petersburg All the local prisons are so crowded with arrested students that im promptu places of detention are being pro vided and half the people one meets on the street are out striving to secure influence to aid in tho release of some son or brother who is imprisoned Many of these are young mou who to prominentfam ilies Some arc nobles and the most cruel forebodings arc caused by an understanrt Jti that some kind of i nihilist plot has been discovered which the authorities mix up in their minds with the students domonstnv Tlioro scorns to bo that in tho Kovonmionb of infuriated peas ants rose in a body andboatnearly to death ii tyrannical young DistrictGovernor whom tlioCzar liadsent downtokeep tho peace Sinister importance attaphes to this news bccauTo it is the first Russian his tory that a rural political riot lias occurred Tlio Czar himself Js in an alariniug condi tion what with his state of rage terror and genuine dismay tit the Titanic muddle ho has got things Into RBBUbLIOUS GERMAN STATES NEW Vienna letter to tho Tribune says Thosouthcrn states of tho Gorman Empire to mani fest very serious signs of against tbe despotic encroaching the control which tho RussianGovernment Is gradually acquiring over thoir alTairs Memories of military glory warmed their hearts to old Ernporor William and especially Emperor who Hamburg correspondent says In contrast with Bismarcks policy Emperor William in tends to pave the way an entente with France and thus isolate Russia The Aus trian alliance it adds will remain un THE STUDENTS INSURRECTIONOVER ST PETERSBURG April student disorders are practically ended the holi days having taken a of the stu dents to the country It has been decided that one of those will be expelled who was implicated in the disorders of 1888 RUSSIAN PRISONS OVIIRlLOTVTNG LONDON April dispatch from St Petersburg says tho Minister of Education and Professor MendclltV of tho university have both resigned their positions after having had a quarrel The dispatch adds that the disorders among the students con tinue and tho prisons are with inmates A Supposed Corpse Revives WICHITA April Cynthia Miller aged 91 who has been growing very feeble lately sank rapidly last night and this morning was pronounced dead by the physicians Today she had been placed on ico before it was discovered that life was not wholly extinct Physicians were sum moned and Mrs Miller resuscitated She re covered sufficiently to converse with her friends bub this afternoon a relapse oc curred and she died j A BANKERS INIQUITY AN AGED MILLIONAIRE IMPLICATED IN A VILE PLOT Katie Habig Enticed to New York and Ruiiiod by n Lecherous Old Escapes BLOWS DYNAMITE Two Men and a Building Entirely Obliterated MORE CREVASSES IN THE LEVEES Twelve Negroes Drowned by the Distress in the Over flowed Boys Hurled Ovev a Precipice had toward commanded thogreat corps in tho war of 1870 Olihcr fill fchcir hearts toward tho new Emperor who has taken but little pains win the affec tionate regard of the people which his la mented father enjoyed Under the present imperial reign nothing to soften or to palliate tho tyrauuyof Russian interfer ence Tho maglo of Bismarcks name and the superstitious belief in his farreaching power and prescience have hitherto pre vented the South Germans from giving vent to thoir feelings Butnowtha ubegreat Chancellor has boon ousted and sot aside by his presumptuous and ungrateful young master tho Southerners reason for maintaining silence In Bavaria in Baden in Saxony and in Hesse tho name of Prussia is in Wurtemburg the situation has become so ominous and tho growls of popular dissatisfaction so loud that General Von Alvonslebon the Prussian commander of tho Wurtcraburg army corps has boon summoned in all haste to Berlin In order to con foe with the Ernporor with regard to measures to be adopted for deal ing with the trouble The Wurtomburgers bitterly complain that tho Berlin war office is gradually eliminating all tho Wurtcm bvnff officers from the Wurtemburg army down and are either forced to ex change into regiments from other parts of tho Empire or elseare driven to resign al together Thoir places have invariably boon filled by carefully selected Prussian matters have reached such a stage that If any difficulties were to arise between Emperor William and Wurtemburg it would be found that the army of the lat ter had been rendered absolutely powerless by tho fact that all the oflieers above the subaltern rank were of Prussian nation Everything looks indeed as if the au thorities at Berlin wore making prepara tions to take possession of Wurtemburg on tho death of the present king who is child loss half insane andIn deli cate of The heir pre sumptive who and therefore obnoxious to thepowers at Berlin is like wise childlessand verydelicate and from one clay to another Win1 tern burg may find Itself nof oulywithout a king but even without a native prince of blood to whom it could olTor the royal It is this event that Prussia has in view and she is determined to have the ground fully prepared for her assumption of pos session as soon as ever the kingdom is de prived of its existing and prospective figureheads THE STORY OFBISMARCKS LONDON April Bismarck is bo liovecl to bo debating in the seclusion of ho will or will not give to tho world tho whole truth about his dismissal from office For the moment his own organs in the Gorman press are cither silent or likethe Cologne Gazette dis courage all reflections on the Emperor Bismarck at times breaks through that rigid law of silonce which he has imposed upon himself Once if not twice the truth 1ms burst out I do not go he exclaimed to friends who brought him an address A SIGNIFICANT INCIDENT Much the most significant incident in the weeks politics in England is Lord Kose borrys declaration in Edinburgh about home rule aud the political future of the Liberal party He began by Celling his somewhat astonished Scotch audiencethat home rule is not a question of morals but of expedi ency No vital said Boseberry Is at a view which seems to differ widely from the accepted Gladstone view I believe that the next election whenever it comes and whatever result it may have will in all probability forour generation at least settle this CHURCHIM ON TTIK LAND Lord Randolph Churchill published Thursday in the a letter of two columns and in which be attacks the Land Purchase bill with his usual point and vigor He presses uponthe aged 60 years NEW YORK April Special San Francisco Chronicle a quarrel in the house of one Peter Habig in Wheeling W Friday startling story was brought out the scene of which is laid in a brownstone house at237 West Fiftyfirst street this city Katie Habig years old the daughter of Peter Habig related an extraordinary tale under oath of the goingson in thoaWesfc Fiftyfirst street house She criminates amillionaire banker of this city as being the principal of most hideous crimes The identity of this banker has not been definitely discovered yet De tectives are working on tho ease and expect to locate him within the next day or two To theHabip girl he was known as Howell but this was Seven years ago according to the Hablg girls story her aunt Kate Falstick was lured away from Wheeling by one Charles Bothwell They fled to Now York and were in disputable resorts frequented only by wealthy men In July 1889 after repeated solicitations on the part of Bothwellv who promised to educate and take good bare of father not knowing consented to allow him to take her to New York On arriving here to the house at 237 West where until a short time a close Tho placewaBluxuriously everything was omamost lavish scale Bothwell and his supposed wife the Falstick woman managed the placo for a m who supplied them both with all the moneythey wanted During the seven or was kept in the house tho girl says she was sub jected to the most horrible and repulsive abuse by Bothwell She was never permit ted to go out alone although her every wish jn the way of clothing and jewelry wasgrat ified by Howell Sho said that he is a man about GO years old and the father of three Town Where she did not On February 17th Both well took the Fal stiok woman andgirl on a ville Fla The former thought the child was reconciled to her but on the way down South a terrible quarrel arosebetween tho three In Jacksonville was continued and at last in desperation the girl escaped arid returned to her home in Wheeling Bothwell knowing that without the child he would no longer bo able to ex tort money fromHowell girl to Wheeling and arrived there Friday with the intention of bringing Katieback When Bothwell called at Habigs house a ensued during which was struck on the head with achair by Bothwell and badly injured Bothwell was arrested for assault and then came creating the biggest sensation that Wheeling has known for THE ADRIATICS CONDUCT Her Captain Declares He Did All He Could for the City of NEW YORK April Adriatic ar rived today Captain Roberts says the printed story about his action toward the City of Paris is not true Ho the Paris six hours and on a boat alongside he Informed the officer in that he would doall in to assist the disabled ship He signaled the Alders and with her proceeded up to the Paris and informed Captain Watkins that ho had spoken the Alders gate who was willing to tow to Queenstown offered to her passengers and leave thorn town not Now York as reported and even stated to Captain Watkins that if absolutely necessary to save his life he would tow the to Queenstown Captain Watkins learning from Captain Roberts that the Aldersgate would tow him signaled Thanks go ahead his voyage YORK April Dispatch Francisco Chronicle peo ple living near Barton on the Sound wore startled at oclock yesterday afternoon by a terrific explosion which shook build ings and broke window panes in many houses at Barton It was soon found that tho building known as tho runninghouse at Dittniars Dynamite Works in Bay Chester had blown up and thafc two men had been killed At the time of the explosion there were in the building James H Kelmer and Max Schulte The latter had come to tho works to pay a friendly visit to Kelmer Kelmer was sitting eating his dinner and talking with Schultz warning building was blown into fragments In the enginehouse about a hundred feet away sat the engineer eating his din ner but ho was notseriously hurt although badly scunned by the shook Large pieces of Iron and timber fell from the wreck all about him and his escape from doath is re markable Kelmer and Schulfcz were blown to pieces and not enough of their bodies could bo found to fill a cigar box The explosion left a hole about six feet deep and twenty feet round where tho building stood It is a mystery how the dynamite could explode The railroad station about a quar ter of a mile from tho explosion was badly damaged the windows and woodwork being broken The residents of this part of Win chester county are becoming alarmed at the numerous dynamite explosions that have oc curred and damaged their houses Miss Mattle of Erastus Witnan had a narrow escapefrom being burned to death at her home at St George Station Island Thursday evening While striking a match the lace on the drapery of her dress caught fire from tho sparks and before the flames were extinguished Miss Wimans throat and wrist were badly burned HURTLED OVER A rRECIPICK GREENSBURG April Mark Stoele aged 19 and Sammy a 7yearold son of R A Dornon of New Alexandria were hauling rubbish to the river yesterday afternoon their horse backed the wagon in which they were seated over a precipice fifty feet high and they were liurled to the bottom Young Dornon was killed and Steele internally injured The wagon was the horse L escaped without much injury A LIGHTHOUSE LIGHT EXTINGUISHKD LONDON March A log signal prematurely exploded Last night at triefamous Ball Rock lighthouse off the east coast of Scotland Tho house was shattered by the explosion and tho lightextinguished for the first time since the lighthouse was built in 1811 After the passing steamer had a naarow escape from being the reef ow ing to the absence of the light TWELVE NEGROES DROWNED VICKSBURG April negroes survivors of alarge party of refugees which attempted to escape from the overflow of Bayou Enlaya on a raft arrived on a today They report that twelve women and children were drowned The situation is growing daily more so riousinthe Steeple Bayou country Earl Miller a prominent planter arrived from there today by the steamer Evergreen withhis family and stock Millers planta tion though very high has gone under The Evergreen reports the water along tho bayous rising CatCle and hogs are offered for sale by the people at a song Much more stock must yet be brought out or allowed to The steamer from the bends reports the overflow begin ning to empty into the Mississippi through the lake and predicts a groat increase in the pressure all along the Louisiana front that point southward for the next two weeks There is most unmistakable dis tress along Steeple Bayou and it would be crueltyto deny it Three steamers leave here tomorrow and will endeavor to bring out all the people in danger RISING AT ARKANSAS CITY ARKANSAS CITY April 6 The water is rising slowly here caused by a crevasse in Boggy Bay Bayou The Gov ernment engineers have left for that point and will endeavor to close it KILLED BY A LANDSLIDE TROY N April big landslide oc curred on the West Shore road east of Saint Johnsville at Diofensorf Bill A and the engineer fireman and two other trainmen were bur in the slide for some time Fireman German will probably die were not badly hurt Vimil died there in 1S69 and bis widow was appointed coexecutor of the estate with Georsre Hatch Graces husband was it that timers years old During all these years there has been no settlement of tho estate and no account filed in the Probate Courr In fact yesterday morning the Judge of Probate appeared never to have heard of the estate Mrs inal says that if her husband had known that there was anything belong ing to him in New Bedford It would have been sent for when It was so much needed but stronge to say he was kept in ignorance of itShe put her case in the hands ot Walter Roberts the law partner of Governor Brackett and it was his petition to be ap pointed administrator of the estate that brought the case up in the Probate Court yesterday morning The heirinlaw sent a lawyer to argue against the appointment and to ask that she bo appointed instead but tho court considered that under tho circumstances she was not a proper person to attend to the matter and Roberts was appointed The bonds were placed 000 and Governor Brackottisone of the two bondsmen The property is inventoried at A Wicked Minister CTTAKLOTTETOWX April committee of sixteen members of the Baptist Church in this city reported to the congregation their findings in charges preferred against Tato pastor of the church Tho expastor has been found guilty on the following accounts Associat ing with young women under vn assumed name misappropriation of church funds and untruthfulness Whitman was pastor of the church bcre for seven years and is now pastor of the large church at Ills He came here a few ago to ob tain a letter of dismissal which had been refused by the congregation until the charges were disposed of WHY THE SOLID SOUTH Dom Pedros Mental Condition Ex cites Great Alarm FREQUENT OUTBURSTS OF PASSION Ho Fancies Starvation Stares Him in the Buice of Marl borough Snubbed by the Priuco of Wales AN INTERESTING BOOK BY PROMI NENT SOUTHERN MEN A History of the Reconstruction Period Claims Set Forth by Reading Men of tho Now South tow him So he WASHINGTON April Representatives Herbert Hemphill S Turner Stewart Wilson W ox Uepresentatlve Barksdalo Senators Vance N Pasco Vest and Messrs W M Fishback James S S Long W and B J Sago have collectively written and will soon publish a book entitled Why tho Solid South or Reconstruction and Its It undertakes to narrate fairly and dispassionately in a concise and popular form tho history of the reconstructed governments in each State showing how the Republicans obtained con trol and how they lost the iigures and facts as to tho shrinkage of values and increase of debt and taxation under these govern ments and the prosperity of the South under the present auspices The book speaks of Abraham Lincoln s death as an appalling calamity to the South argu os that Andrew Johnson followed strictly Lincolns plan of restoration and contends that it Lincoln had lived he would have been able to defend that plan against the assaults of Congress Each chapter signed by the author who thus directly responsible for tho is becomes his are statements and the claim of the book in its written by Gen end Herbert its editor is that in all the chapters the facts understated rather than overstated The race question and race trouble is ex tensively discussed and the statement that there is no intention to agitate for a repeal of the Fifteenth Amendment or de portation of the negro Educational and material statistics of many kinds are given in support of the contention that the negro is prospering and theSouth solving for itself the negro question The book is dedicated to the business men of tho North with the statement that they are interested in continuing the prosperity of tho South MRS GOATCHERS FRAILTY but the others A Not ants in direct relation to the state as debtors You are he says hi substance to thrust upon Ireland a Ireland does not want iiytho face of warnings which no wise In a second letter ho says of some debtors success fully repudiating payment to the state of eight and a halfmillion dollars yearly national education in Ireland is ar rested is to peded and impaired tctho extent of Jhalf a million sterling orThe paupers are neither to be nor e asyl urns are to bo closedtho salaries of are to be unpaid of and bridges is all other local purppsesare to Lord olnis own uiBsiAo4i Prediction That They Bcneflt NEW YOBK ApriL Dispatch Francisco Chronicle Suns sporting editor says I dpabtirthe proposed fourround go and John L Sullivanwill take Cor bett tells me willing to meet the big fellow provided the affair can be brought otf within three weeks as he must be in San Franciscoby April 28th VThiscan hardly be done linder the present circum stances Sullivan is hardly in condition to engage in an encounter of the kindpro posed arid ho needsmore than five weeks preparation to get him A CORBET BENEFIT j v The friends of Jim Corbett theCalifornia boxer have decided to give him the Thalia Theater April 14th agement is in the hands of Billy A CHALLENGE TOR CORBETT 7 Si Louis April Ed Smith the Denver heavyweight that he will spar Jim Corbett of California either six or ton rounds for two thirds the gate receipts fas prefers Smitlrsays that heiiwUlaskiio time toltrain tiut will meet Corbett whenever the latter Strike Ataii journymen LIFE PARTNERS Newspaper Women who Believe in Newspaper Men NEW YORK April TRIBUNE Dispatch Francisco Chronicle newspaperwomen marry and if so should marry newspaper men was the weighty problem for discussion which oc cupied the time of the members of the Press Club at their fortnightly meeting tonight About fifty women were on hand to express opinions on the matter There were Miss Elizabeth Bisland Mrs S L Cowell Mrs Mary GHumphreys and Mrs Murnll Jane of the Boston GZobc Mrs Tyng read the opening paper which was strongly in favor of affirmative answers to both queries Grace Greenwood voiced similar opinions Mary E Bryan who followed thought that nar rowed down the sphere of a newspaper womans work and that if she was going to do her duty to her profession she would re main Eliza Putnam Beaton and Mrs Townsend Percy thought that made congenial lifemates for newspaperwomen A WIDOWS CLAIM Ghicago April 6 meetingtbday the carpenters cents aixlibur At least 5000 menw tbatif uilya The Heir to a Valnable Estate Turns Up Unexpectedly April TRIBUNE Dispatch Sari Francisco Chronicle A suit was begun at Taunton a day or two ago to re cover anestate said to belong to a widow to New Bedford Arkonia about a year ago with itfe dead iboay of her husband She borrbwfed money with which to meet her necessary expenses During her mapried life out The Serious Charges Against a Scene Painters Wife NEW YORK April Dispatch San Francisco Chronicle The case of Philip W Goatcher tho wellknown scene painter for absolute divorce camo up for trial yesterday in the Supreme Court at White Plains before Judge Bykman Mr and Mrs Goatcher were married in 1875 and have four children Philip aged 14 Louisa aged 12 James aged 10 and Arthur aged o The case was referred to Charles A Eeed as referee in February last and the hearing was held in New York From Goatchers affidavit it appears that for five years the couple lived happily together in a cottage purchased by them on Mound View avenue New Kochelle Nothing happened to mar theserenity of their wedded life until the summer of 1880 Mr Goatcher alleges his wife committed adul tery with Charles V Brown of Philadel phia atFlnley N J On account of their children andher promises Goatcher forgave his wife Among tho neighbors of the Goatcbers was Phillip J Krakhel who Goatcher asserts has been too intimate with Mrs Goatcher Tho only witness called today was Mrs Maud Young whose husband is a partner of Goatcher She testified that there was un due intimacy between Mrs Goatcher that in June 1880 while she wus a guest at Mrs Goatchers house Krakhel who is a marriedman walked iifto the parlor where Mrs Goatcher herself and another young woman were oaUd scantily dressed The other two Jlud the Mrs Goatcher remained and was afterwards discovered upon tin sofa with KrakheLAt Mrs Goatchers ur gent pleadings she suppressed the facts Mrs Goatcher and Mrs Krakhel who are warm friends were seated side by side while Mrs Young was giving her testimony Judge Dykman adjourned the hearing of the case Saturday Confederation of Trainmen April hundred delegates representing the Brotherhoods of Locomotive Firemen Brakemen and Switchmen met here today and with a lew members of new Order of Railway Conductors discussed and adopted a scheme of federation between allorganizations of the United States There were two secret meetings during the day and a public meeting tonight Grand Master Sargent or the Firemens Brotherhood grand Conductor Howard Grand Master Wilkinson of Brotherhood and other prominentrailwaymen spoke All declared that a federation would be in the interest ofharmony and that a death notie to strikes on railroads had been soun ded j Huntinicton Will Succeed Stanford April Chronicle will state Senator Leland Stan ford lias positively decided to tender his resignation as president of the Southern Pacific at a meeting of the directors this week on account of poor health Stanford states Huntingdon will be elected to succeed PARIS April Francisco Chronicle some time extraordinary rumors have arrived at Paris from Cannes about the conduct of tho exiled Emperor of Brazil Dom Pedro It appears that for some weeks his actions have boon strange enough to warrant grave fears of the sanity of this muchtried mon arch It has been noticed over since tho deatli of the Empress that Dom Pedro has not been what he used to be Formerly ho was a cheerful man Suddenly ho became very avoiding company and some times for many days not leaving his room It is only lately that this conduct has be come a cause of anxiety to his friends He Is constantly breaking into fits of vio lent passion for tho most trivial ocauses Thoso outbreaks are followed by 11 ts of ter rible depression when he Is seen wandering about his apartments moaning and crying like a child Tho last outbreak of this description was when he received from tho Government in Rio the announcement of very liberal advances of money xvhich they proposed to make to him on tho sales of his Brazilian properties What caused his fury was the preamble of the decree of allotment in which it was stated that the object of the measure was to relievo tho wellknown financial of tho deposed Em peror On reading this Dom Pedro burst into a furious passion and oried out What do they mean Do thoy take mo for a beg they should insult me with their charity Write to them at once Tell them that I refuse their bounty They have robbed me of my wife and my throne Lot them rob me my money A few minutes after this outburst he broke down and exclaimed It is true all tho same that I am ruined What will become of me Since this ho appeared to have a fixed idea in his head that he will be left before long entirely without resources and will dio of starvation It is true that his financial position is not a very brilliant one His avaricious soninlaw refuses to make any advance on tho moneys to which Dom Pedro Is entitled MARLBOKOUGH SNUBBED BY THE FlttSCE Paris Is talking about a quarrel between the Prince of Wales and tho Duke of diarl borough here this week as the Prince passed through the city on his way from Berlin to Cannes Tho quarrel resulted from anJnter view which was held iu the Princes draw ingroom at the Hotel Bristol view was solicited by tKo Duke and lasted longer than is usual in a visit of courtesy or a friendly call It was niorepvei held strictly icteatete On Wednesday the Prince after lunching with Boron Hirsoh was Rue Faubourg St Honore on foot to go to the Elyssee and was within ten1 yards of the principal entrance of tho palace whenthe Duke passed him Ic was then seen to the astonishment of everybody who kuewliow friendly the relations of the Prince and Duke used to be that when Marlborough raised his hat to salute the Prince the latter turned away his head without giving the slightest sign of recognition and walked on MRS MCKBAS ILLNESS LONDON April SnellMcCrea Geen Is very ill For live days she has not left her rooms at the Savoy It required the constant attendance of her husband and nurse to stave off the crowds of inquisitive visitors An American lady who met Mrs Green on the train coming from Riviera says there is no doubt that she is suffering from extreme nervousness and mental worry She has had time to think overthe situation and realises that she is1 not Douglas Greens wife and is very much distressed by tho tone in which her friends In America writa to THE SIOUX FALLS MARTYRS Twenty Mormon Convicts Think They Ought to be Released Sioux April applica tion for a writ of habeas corpus was made before the United States District Court in this city by twenty Mormon prisoners in tho Sioux Falls penitenitiary In their applica tions they argue that they were sentenced to be confined in theUnited States peniten tiary at Sioux Falls and by the Omnibus bill their place of confinement was abolished and owing to the fact no such place as the United States penitentiary at Sioux Falls now exists they petition that cause be shown why they should not be given their liberty Judge Edgerton de nied the application but exception was taken and notice given of appeal to the United States Supreme Court Chair rm1 Soine time aiter she reached Tattnton she thatr there was con iis entitled William H The thinks that consolio England rail come Confederate Presidential ORLRANS April Decoration day attracted thousands of tors to the cemeteries At the Army of Northern Virginiatomb where the body of Jefferson Davis is interred Confederate viteiius placed a magnificent Presidential chair of yellow immortelles our A Friend of the Schools Ono of the bestknown priests ofNew Jersey Father Carrigan has de clincd to promulgate the order of the bishop directing Catholic parents tip withdraw their children from the schools and send them to the church schools He says that if Catholic schools have not all the grades subject to advanced schools and if the parents se cure the religious training Catholic children may go to public schools and neither priest nor bishop is allowed to refuse parents admission to the sacraments or threats against such parents or Increased Atchison Earnings The increased earnings of of late It is thein to the change of m an they are dueto their crops in Kansas last year the two previous years the crops almost total ment however has severely and showing still AnJ over tainly vVeryi not

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