Salt Lake Tribune, August 16, 1890

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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1890, Salt Lake City, Utah CIRCULATION EXCEEDING or In the City THE WIOST EXTEMSIVK iBESTVATiYEPTISINSrMEDinM In ilocky Mountala VOL 216 SALT LAKE CITT UTAH AUGUST PRICE FIVE A RECIPROCAL STAMPEDE Congress Proposes to Swap Pro ducts With Latin America MKINLEY HAS ALWAYS FAVORED IT The Proposition May Bo Extended to Several Knropean Countries That Semi Us eioner Morgans RovongoThe Di rect Tux Notes Mrs J A Davis of Kowuuoo in which Hhe claims to bo tho widow of tho dead mil lionaire A J Davis of Butto saying that sho has her marriage certificate and a wiu dated two years ago making her bis heiress A BAD SMASHUP A Passenger locomotive Wrecks a Depot and the Boiler Explodes DETROIT Aug North Shore limited on the Michigan Central was badly wrecked this afternoon at Augusta Mich Tho limited struck a protruding Of freight which had been side tracked The jumped the track and crashed Into the depot completely wrecking the building and two boyswho were Inside wore killed After striking tho building the engine boiler ex ploded blowing Fireman Grogg to atoms and killing Engineer McRohcrts The particulars thus far received do not mention any passengers being killed al though tho number of Injured is given at to fifteen BJOEW UP THE TOWN MORE IDAHO CONVENTIONS Alturas County Delegates Favor Dnbois and Shoup McKay bill Cannon ty unanimous consent THE BINGHAM COUNTY DEMOCRATS TVanclsco Chronicle The fienato Committee on Finance permits tho Itlver and Harbor bill to have of way today and tomorrow undemanding that It shall bo loosed of Saturaay night and In tho take up tho reciprocity duostUni U oro was a of tho cornmiUow at JO o cloc c this morning for consideration of the o arnondmcnt and tho IMcroe amcnd Tnoht which was suBROstod President Tho former provides that the President tho ports o tho United Slates free and open to tho products of any other American nation whenever anc as long as jmoh nation shall adtnlb free to its ports tho breadstuffs provisions other products of the Un I tor States rhlj proposition 1f adopted would admit froo of duly not only sugar and wool from Latin Arnorloa buC also load ores and tobacco from Mexico Tho Piorco amend went pro vides that sugar only shallbo admitted frfo but only for one year unconditionally At tho end of the year tho duty shall be i in posed upon all sugar Imported from countries which in tho meantime shall not have entered Into treaties for tho free ad mission In to tlmlr ports of farm products arid certain other merchandise from the United States in other words It given the South American countries a ehahoo to send their sugar f roo to the Iriltod States provided they will make similar concession In favor of articles of food pruduct of this country It is now certain that somo finch a propo sition will bo made by tho Finance Oom rnittoo and adopted by the Somite At a rocont conference of tho llopublloan mem bers of tho committee It was agreed that Mr TohmW Foster oxMlnlstor to Mexico and Spain who drew tho Cuban treaty In 3884 shouldassist Mr Aldrloh In preparing un amendment to cover the ease they have formulated something la woU understood but tho result of their work has not boon disclosed Tle reciprocity Idea Is growing so rapidly bocome so popular throughout the ountry that some of tho members of the who wore most bitterly opposed to tho proposition when It was advanced by Mr Walne becoming Its warmest advocates The people of tho country irrespective of party have declared them selves so opposed to throwing away too duty sugar when It can bo exchanged for favor of our products that Congressmen have boon compelled to come to tlhio and the only man In the Sonatowho determined In oppo sition Is Mr Morrlll of yormont and even ho has deserted his poat and gone home to avoid the ho weather i Mr MoKlnloy has signified his willing ness to accept tho reciprocity proposition of Mr Blalno as an amendment to the Tariff bill In fact ho has always boon favorable to It and has boon tho only member of tho Ways and Moans Committee who has shown any tendency that way until recently Mr Burrows the second man on tho committee has also within the last few days come over to tho reciprocity idea Thoro aro signs of weakening among the other members and by tho time the HQUSO comes to a voto on it is bo leved there will bo a majority in favor of it but tho Speaker Is violent m his opposi tion and will use all of his powerful in fluence to defeat any attempt to amend the bill In that respect There 3s a very Important feature 1 I tTT P R G Contractors Demolish a Colorado Village RKP OMFF Aug for tho Denver Rio Grande Railroad find Ing that they finish a piece of road according to contract put in a heavy blast containing over one ton of powder After notifying ail people to leave town and seek safety further up tho mountain tho blast was touched off After tho smoke cleared away It was found that the whole village md almost boon demolished oft of Qvo houses while thirty others were wcily wrecked and rendered uninhabitable The houses will bo rebuilt at tho expense of tho contractors In the meantime thlrty ivo families will bo compelled to llvo in MIZNEfi AND THE SMALLPOX They Sit Down on a Mormon Brother and Put Up a Weak hraska Democracy Again in Points the ONE STOPS THE WAR E VENTS PJB THE OTHER Tho State Department the MlnluterB Pe culiar Movoh Watched With Jntoroat nocMon with the proposed plan of reciprocity which seems to have been entirely over but to which tho attention of the Committee on Finance was called today This is tho fact that wo got per cent of oinWar supply from Germany and a con siderable amount from Australia Belgian Tho Netherlands and Franco The beet sugar imported yoar was valued nt of which Germany furnished Austria Belgium and Tho Netherlands and France each a small portion If any reciprocity proportion therefore Is adopted itshould bo broad enough to embrace ku ns well as the American countries fot it is possible to make commercial arrange ments with Germany Belgium and B ranee under which wo may secure tho removal of tho embargo now placed upon our pork by those countries as well as tho free ad nils mission of broadstuns and other food prod ucts This would bo an enormous advan tage but Germany would naturallyrequlro an inspection of preserved moats and other provisions Tho food inspection bill which Is now pendlngupon tho calendar of the Senate was prepared after consultation with tho pork packers and lard manufacturers and to endorsed by thorn so that there would bo no objection to tho incorporation of its provisions In any treaty that might bo undo with Germany or any other country if It wero required Our exports Germany iast vear reached tho value of and our imports from that country wore leaving tv balance of trade against us of nearly COMMISSIOSTNR MORGANS HBVKNCJH Thoro is a rather Interesting Inside to the opposition manifested to tho bill to allow Colonel Corbhi of tho army to sorvo wltli tho Worlds Fair Association It seems that Colonel Gorbin was second in command or the Sixteenth United States colored rogi monl and that Indian Commissioner Morgan was For alleged conduct unbecom an and a gentleman Colonel Oorbln charges Against Colonel Morgan who was courtmartialed and dismissed from the service Through the InJluonce ojt Mr Snmnor and Governor Andrews of Massa Rentoneo was remitted and jned This was in 1864 and all those years Morgan has awaited his opportunity When tho Corbirx bill wa Introduced it is reported that Morgan made n nersonal canvass of every member qf Con cress from New England to compass the do eatof tbo measure and it looks as though he had succeeded The AdjutantGeneral of thearmy suid today that think any officer S Si to servo Worlds Fair in the Dispatch San Francisco Chrnnicte Series ques tion now hskod lioru on all sides is how much longer will tho Government postpone recognition of tbo existing provisional gov of Salvador nor can any ono under stand why It has notbeen done before this Asa matter of fact when the State Depart ment received a cablegram from Minister WinnerAugust Sth announcing that during a batlo at tho city of San Salvador tho forces of tho provisional government had United States flag and Immedi ately InstruotiKl Minister by cable to demand full reparation from the provisional government of Salvador for the Insult that very moment tho Government of the United States virtually tho gov ornmept of General Exota as the legal gov ernment of Salvador That General expects and exacts recognition without conditions as an abso lutely necessary stop before accepting the mediation ot tho United States on the affair with Guatemala is ovidtinood by ances reported in dispatches from Salvador August 1st In which hols reported to have aald In a dispatch to Minister MIxnor If tho groat Eopublloof which you area worthy representative desires to recognize my authority as provisional President such will enable mo to treat with you as an hon orable government with a view to arrive at amicable Minister Miscnors further diplomatic moves will bo watched here with Interest Ills conduct so far has not boon such as to Inspire tho belief that ho Is an export in diplomacy However it Is declared at tho StateDepartment that there Is no truth ln tho rumor that ho is to bo recalled or that ho lipsboon granted a leave of absence and thatSanuiol Kfmborly recently appointed secretary of tho Legation suporcodo him In tho management of tho present diplomatic dinicultios in Oentral America The latter has received his Instructions and will leavefor CentralAmerica in Septem ber but ho merely goes to assist Mlznor and la no sonso to rophice him MIKNEIt AND THK MKXICO via Galvoston Aug 15 add to the horror of war in Central smallpox has broken out among theGuatemalan troops on tho frontier of Salvador and tho death rate is simply ap and tbo diseasehas also extended to tho City of Guatemala whore it is also causing great mortality among tho soldiers and inhabitants alike Hostilities aro sus ponded but thoro Is advancement from Guatemala in the Interest of peace owing todiseord among tho members of tho diplo matic corps who aro trying to mediate tho Mlznor desires to act alone in thismatter and had lost tho support of tho other ministers resident there Ho has not returned from Salvador whoro his efforts have proved futile owing to his manifest partiality for Guatemala Ezota has little confidence In him Is believed that with smallpox raging tho war between the two countrieswill be forced to come Co an end and that peace will be patched up some way It sooms strango that Goronlmo Pan here should have received dispatches from Prosl stating that negotiations for poaco were going along through of tho diplomatic corps In Guatemala and that tho abovo dispatch shou Id stato tho contrary The only explanation which socms plausible is that tho above quotod dispatch from Ginttomala referring to Mlxnors partiality for Guatemala must originate with Mexi cans as not one of this nationality has any lovo for him and consequently allowance should bo made for prejudiced statements BLACKFOOT Idaho Aug to the Domocracio convention hold here today the following nominations were made For State Senator F W Beane for tho House 0 H B Ivinhart and Ambrose For delegates to the Democratic Stato W Jones C Hcnson G IT Staror Dy Rucker and John Brown For county Woodyn Sher iff M 0 Senior Clerk of the Court G H Storor Assessor aad Oolleotor A W Fisher Probate Judge Treasurer R JOsborn County A M Carter Harry King and Swinebart Tho Mormon wing of the Democracy was represented at tho convention by John Hard wick from Swan Lake who placed in nomination Brother Hanson from the same place for County Commissioner but was defeated by a small majority by Swinohart The ticket whole is the weakest that thojDemocrats have ever put in the field A DIJJJOIS AND SnOlTP DKLKGATION KETCHUM to Republican Convention of Alturas county nominated for Stato Sena tor James G Gunn Representatives Goorgo B Mills and Littleton Price The delegates to tbe State Convention aro fa vorable toDubqls and A NEWSPAPER ON THK HIGHT SIDB ROCK to Thp Rock Springs Indepen dent has come out straight Eopubllcan this wook and will bo a valuable acquisition to tho Republican ranks Somo three hundred aliens went to Rawllns this morning naturaliza tion papers and it is thought that a large majority of them aro Republicans The absence of this number of men causedtho stoppage of workat all tho mines today NO DIBAWECTiON ON III K COAST NKW YORK Aug Dispatch Francisco the heading of California Republicans tho Press an editorial on the racent RopubWean platform adopted in that State which mugwumps and Demoorat3 Jind in these any signs of Repubiioan disaffection on the Pa ciflo Coast they aro welcome to NEBRASKAS BKMQqHATlC PLATFORM OMAHA Aug Tho Democratic Stato Convention did not adjourn until daylight this morning James Boyd of Omaha was nominated forGovernor Alex Bear of Norfolk LloutonaniiQoverrior Frank W Spraguo Rushvlllo of State W H Gushing Plattsrriouth Treasurer and John G Higgins Grand Gencral Tho platform denounces the Republican party for its gifts of rhoro acres of tho public domain to uClMlV J 1 culled un the Senate joint t it tho unexpended balance o the appropria tions for aid of tho1 Mississippi Hood sufferers be used to nid the destitute pwwonsm Oklahoma After the adoption of an providing that the inoncv tin disbursed under direction of the Secretary of joint resolution A vote was then taken the passage pf McKay bill which resulted 77 uays quorum and a cull of the House was ordered but failed to develop a Quorum Thomas Cars offered a resolution directing the GARCIA THE mm im Re Gives the Cuban Authorities a Lively lUzzieDazzle York Sun ol this morning upon dcclaruuon of Q Mills of that tins fW ftShinK ton is no etc ton is no placoiobe Scnrcely had the clerk begun to read the pre amble when he was interrupted by protests from both sides of Ihtt House Baknr deolinwl to ac cept theSpeakers suggestion tlial he withdraw it Hut he tlnnlly wilhilmw the preambls but in spite of protests resolution was rend It invokes all of absence except those Bran ted for illness or to Rocnr Q Mi Is and others employed liku him in The Spcakur disregarding mUnly hakors resolution but the question and dilatory tactics were roeortedto until o clock the House took a recess tins evoning session to be for consideration of private pensions bills At the evening session thirtysix private pension bills were passed and an adjournment taken until tomorrow VOLCANOES OF GAS A RAILROAD COMPANY WHOLE INDIANA TOWNSHIPS ON THE BRINK OF DESTRUCTION Natural Gas Permeates tlio Soil and rills tho AirMore Eruptions Threat Excitement corporations nd railroad to Allen G Thurmanand hi patriotic who redeemed acres of it for the people and declaredthakthe domain should bo held loractualsettlers and intending citizens aud against alien land holding In theTJnltod Tho Lodge bill is denounced a liberal pension tho Austra lian ballot systemfavored trust are de nounced and the United States Senators by thepeople labored It does not bollovo in a tho necessaries ol life declares lor freecoinage of silver and favors high license and local option THE DAY IN CONGRESS Aug Francisco A special from says Milch excitement still prevails over the recent gasexplosion It discovered that th9 whole neighborhood in the vicinity of tho young volcano is saturated with natural gas and the soilis full of can run a crowbar down inthe ground any place and then light the as which proceeds from the soil in various quantities This would indicate that the gas fromthe gas wells has found its way below the limestone and in many places fractures in the stone permitit to escape into the sand and gravel immediately below the surface soil which partially prevents its escape into the air This boars out tho theory that gas hag been for some time escaping from the sides of tho gas well and diffusing itself in the sand and gravel below the limestone In Van Buren township about four north of the late eruption the water wells have been sunk twenty to thirty feet a few feet below the surface from the wells three miles them and the people have abandoned the use of tho watur cased the wells andare now usiriT the gasfor fuel Tho wholetownship seems to be with the combustible and the inhabitants are threatened with disaster There is no telling when lighting of a match Wow or throe townships into smithepoens It is altogether probablOthat the diffusion of gas in the or aUeots the growing crops The yet bo as to the advisability gas wells or Itsunk at all whether Bother methods should notbe used to casevrand con fine the explosives Pocketsof no doubt forming beneath the over the region of the gas is oiilya question of timerwhciL break forth in terrific force Itis as to which is tbb most accumulation of gas in pockets eruptions similar tothe Waldrcn blowrQUt or permitting ib toporrneato the soil as it is now doingin VonBuronand Noble town ships poisoning the water and It is reported by good citizens that today boys were roasting corn by gas jets produced by sticking eanos down In the soil a lew feet in the vicinity of the t being the case the citizens will soon abandon home and friends The fissures Of the ground blown to atoms Monday are filling with water occa sionally forces its way A MATRIMONIAL PLOT r tailed to serve mannerprovided for In tho bill THE DIRSCT TAX BILL 0aswell presented in tho HbxSroLlutlon providing that day tho 10th the House shall proceed to consideration of direct tjj Al IU alnd at 4 oclock of that day theprevlous question shallbo considered Bordered on tho pending amend mpnte If any Referred to Committoo on Eules l TUB THK SILVER PURCHASES More Publicity Given the Treasury Depnrtmettt Transactions WASHINOTCN Aug Tho amount of sllvoroflorod the Treasury Department to day ounces of which wore accepted The Director of tho Mint refused1to fflve tho price pnld but it Is known to be more than The London ciiiotatioivof silver today was 52d and tho Now York equivalent Tho silver purchased today is for delivery at Phila delphla San Francisco and Now As a result of corrospondenoe with Sooro was announced this1 aftor todays oltors for sales of silver rates ranging from Si 14 to and i the department accepted all offers at prices belOw H is now understood Uh thereafter the same publicity will be giveln the Governments silver transactions as TOO MUCH aiLVJUl COIN LOOTS The banks at Kansas other Missouri points are areY The Senate Committee day completed the Gon Deflclency Appropriation bill rOr it to the Senate with ft number or of i excoptJonJli jarijiJij for of the Mont AAig siyer coin and reduce it ship ping1 it to the St Louis gotting sUyprliotca instead Fprtyflvo thousand in silver came in this irtorniug Thebankshaveto jiexpress ways on the Q about W perSl 000 V The River and Harbor Bill Taken Up by the Seuate WASHINGTON Aug the Senate Quay made a personal explanation as to the remark attributed to him in the report of tho Republican night He had beonrcprcsontbd as sayingthat he did not wish to have the Southernmembers of the House ot Representatives yelping at his heels urged on bythe Speaker He had made no undhad made flection on the distinguished presiding officer of tho otherbranohof Congress Hoar expressed the hppo that it would be understood that because Quay felt called upon to contradict such a statement that other pcoplo wore also pal led upon to statementsasI to them on similar Tho that statements as wore mendacious Fry e moved to proceed to consideration of tho Biver and Harbor bill Edmunds yeas arid nays A vote was takonand the motion agreed to yeas3Cf proceeded to the consideration ofthe Elver and Harbor having askedFryo to allow him to have tho bill up for action Fryo excused for declining to do so and said that he had asked the Fi nance Committee to ihim have two days for the River today and tomorrow and bo should to remain In ses siontomorrow the bill was finished He did not feel therefore to yield xany time for any pthor business Among the amendments reported by tho Committee on Appropriations and agreed to by the for the entrance to GalyestQn Harbor Among the other amendmentsagreed to by the Senate wore a provi tor the best loca tion foradeepwaterharbdr on the Pacific Coast a proVIWoittQoxwnino tho harbor t Port Ortord of refuge m creasinR the appropriatibnfot theoannl Cas cades for the Irom S42o nm asm nnofor the and A NEWARK GIRX MARRIED WITHOUT HER KNOWLEDGE She Is United to a Coarse Creature Through the connivance of a Eriond below Portland Washington ironi river from tho head Qf RockIsland rapids to the Washington from the Rock i for a iboard of thre NEWARK N Aug Dis Francisco Miss Clara Fales of 770 Broad street who alleges that she was married to Stevens while she was under the influence of drugs at New Haven made the lowing statement this afternoon is short stout and boyish a red face and sore eyes and is fication of vulgarity and coarseness He i tho last person in the world I would marry I went to New Haven 011 the 4th and remained until tho 15th I was the guesto Mr and Mrs Charles Stevens of 38 Dawit I first met Mrs Stevens here abpu four years ago she was a pleasantgirl an then I believe that woman plotted and planned time to have me marriedagainst my will to Uprbrpther inlaw I visited New Haven at her written invitation That wonian was always talk ing about marriage saying what a young man I began feeling bad aday or two After raj arrival I never before experienced stiel feelings My head buzzed and am rov vision was blurred most of the time no time would this deigning mo to myself I to suspect something was wrong I detected a tho coffeeYand became convinced that i hadbeeh tampered with and I refused t drink coffee After that theynot pnlj coaxed me to drink but almost forced th drugged stulTnpbniJ I began to told Mrs Stevens thatIwas goinghbme She laughed and replied No J guessyo wont o M why She thentold me that I had married Frank Stevens Tho others in the bouseaJso laughed and said twas married AtfiistI supposed theyi were jolcing 1 not Miembar such a thing as marriage cere mony It finally dawned upon Jv had been entrapped into being T made inquiryand learned the truthC As soon as possible My mother at home on Four days later her all try tokeeptheaffair is called at the rhgu so so veral timeVarid I to tliattwas riot his wife I did evon respect circumstances wduldAliye with erally managed to get out of his way whenf evcr he Miss Fales is attratjt ive girl he Brigands Wreck a Freight Train and Carry O1T the A Farm Hands Record of Crime YORK Aug TIUBTINTJ Dispatch gan Francisco Chronicle Latest dvices from Havana stato that the outlaw lanuol Garcia who styles himsolf King of he Cuban has been trying his and at train wrecking Recently he sent AD the president of tho Villa Nuova Rail vay a letter demanding and inti iated that a failure to comply with his re uest ivould probably result in serious in orniptlon to travel The officials of tho oad paid no attention to Garcias commu licatiou therefore tho king led his men o a place called Empalrne and tore up ono hundred and fifty yards of track n the side of a sharp curve Lato in tho ifternoon a freight train bound from Regla o Matanxas came along The engineer did lot perceive tho dangev until it was too late o stop and a bad wreck ensued Garcia his gang promptly arrived on the scene ind directed tho conductor to roll them vhich of his cars contained provisions Rodriguez the conductor replied by a varning not to meddle with any of the and showed a revolver to enforce us admonitions A fight followed in which Sarcia and his thirty colleagues made short vork of the five train men Rodriguez was tilled and tho engineer fireman and one of he brakemen wero wounded and the other brakoman away Loading their mules with whatever suited their fancy the outlaws returned to their nountain fastenesses before the civil guard could put in an appearance Garcia loft two letters at the scene of tho wreck One addressed to the captain of tho civil guard and is translated as follows This rain has been wrecked unrt tho most cargo carried olt by Munucl Garcia nncl his men whom yon have previously riccl in vain to capture You are welcome to try to CKcli us again but 1 know you will not succeed hole povernment of Spain cannot catch us nd your miserable troops m no good Yours in Defiance MASUEJ GARCIA The second letter was for the president of the Villa Nueva railroad It said DKAK You see I have kept my word It would have paid you to1 send me tnat 000 I write this to ass ure you that J mean to have money You can send it BOW or wait until MuLve wrecked a few more trains If you are wise YOU will forward at once K you fail to seiidit before assume that you want more trains Do not Hatter yourself that the civil guard MANUEL GARCIA of the Cuban Tho Havana military authorities have detaileda large force to liunt Garcia but nervous people aro extend ingtheir patronage to the Villa Nueva Kail that it confirms that tho con duct of tho American Government in re jecting Pauncefotos uticidi in in structing American cruisers to dismantle British vessels and in breaking oft negotiations evinces an arbitrari ness and a contempt for reason happily rare in internaliorial relations nowadays Salisburys says the Times will show tho Colonists that the home Gov ernment is not as they sometimes affect to think a mere funnel for diplomatic notes Tho Standard says The thunders in which Blaine has been dealing aro the most transparent and artificial kind 1roni first to last the taint of domestic Ameri can politics infects tho negotiations Even if America possessed tho exclusive rights claimed England would be instilled strongly the mode by which the pretension was made The article concludes thus The position as it stands is not one that tho friends of good will between the nations can view without Tho Chronicle says England and America may have differences but they must remain friends hopes Biainos rejection of Sal isburys proposals will bo only transient as a protest against ah apparent breach of faith on Salisburys part The Seal Poachers SAN FRANCISCO Aug Erskino of the steamer St which from Onnalaska says tho Victoria poachers this year secured sealskins In con sequence tho North American Commercial Company which leases the seal fisheries from tho Government finds its take reduced to skins It is merely a matter of a few years said Captain Erskine when tho seals will become extinct It was reported at Onnalaska that there fiftyfive poaching vessels at that point and on the way to Behring Sea STRUGGLES ON THE TURF Los Angeles Brings OverConfident Plungers to Grief HOW HICKOK THREW AWAY A RACE A Day of Surprises atBtittc Especial ly for a Races at aud Baseball Record So far not a single at attempt has been made to any contra band vessels The Bear is now in tho Arctic Ocean and the Rush1at tho Pn boloff Islands PINKERTONS TOUGH RECRUITS THE KIND OF MEN THE WHO PKOTECT The Firemen Conclude to Remain at Wabasli Dopow Still Declines to Talk You OMAHA Aug to A Bee special from Blair Nebraska says N K Toene an old of Washing ton county living southwest of wassbotand instantly killed and hisdaugh torrBattio probably fatally wounded by Charles Pratt at an early hour this morning Pratt had formerly been employed on Townesfarin but wasdischarged for mak ingloveto Hattie ThJS morning about sunrise he called aud was talking to tho girl when her father approached and Pratt clrtiwinga him through the1 The girl started to run when Pratt shot her in the back producing a probably fatal wound Pratt fled but was overtaken among a lot handsby her who pursued a musket and lodged him in jail There is strong talk of lynching him BY THE MOB Charles Pratt was lynched by a mob shortly before midnight for the murder of the W Tbwne this morning About 11 oclock a hundred men came to tho city from the country surround ing the Towno farm They were soon by two hundred others from tho city and marched directly to the jail Tho Sheriff Frank Harriman was there with fifteen deputies all of whom were armed They made no display of their weapons All wore armed with guns and revolvers The Sheriff refused to deliver the keys to the jail but was soon overpowered the dep uties offering but little resistance to tho invaders Tho crowd then quickly and quietly made to the cell in which Pratt was confined and seized him carried him to a wagon in which liewastaken about a mile from town where and feet wero bound Harry Towne a twentycwoyearold son of the murdered who had come to town with thoJCarmors adjustedthe rope around his was if he had anything and he replied that Towno had to say NKW YORK Aug noon Webb said that tho affairs of the New York Central were in such good condition that tho heads of tho various departments could again as sume control Webb denied that ho asked tho Governor to call out the militia at fcasi and West Albany General Superintendent Voorheos saidho had received manyappli cations for reinstatement from the old men Their cases will bo considered Powdcrly has sent a dispatch stating that ho would arrive here this evening PINKKUTONS TOUGH LOT Pinkerton is still recruiting men to guard tho property of the Now York Central road Every applicant ispersonally examined by Bob Ptnkertpn successful applicants must bo at least five foot eight inches tall and men of robust build aro preferred Iho pay is S15 a week with board and lodging whileon active duty aud half pay when not fifty recruits were engaged today They were taken in a roundabout way to The rear of the Grand Central depot Tho destination of pany was West Albany They were a tough looking lot ofmen that would make a bad fight if they got into a conflicts Before starting thorn Pinkerton made an address Now you areV not sont out to he if your livesare in danger you know what to do You musfr not go picnic because there will behard work and long hours You a hardly be ableto get boarding houses but well feed you andtake care of you Obey the orders of your captain and youll got your DEPEW fSSTItiTCi RETICENT HAMUURG Aug Dcpow president of Central in an interview today wasasked bis opinion on tbo situation of affairs in roeard to the strike on that road Depew in reply said he did not think it was necessary toexpress any opinion in view of the fact that the strike was ended THE WAHASH TIED UP the switchmen on tho Wabash Road struck this afternoon completely tying up the line Pay day is the 15th of this month and as the paymaster did not appear today the men quit Tho paymaster will be here tomorrow night ACTION OH1 TUB FIREMEN SVRACUSK August Executive Board of tho Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen that hasbeen in session in Utica for the past two days adiourned tonight and the delegates returned to their homes Tho meeting of the Executive Board consisted of fourteen dele gates representing the fourteen lodges comprisingthe New York Central district Those fourteen delegates repre sent over 700 firemen in the employ of the New York Thedelegate from the Syracuse Lodge returned from Utica to night and talked quite freely of what was done vatthe meeting It wasa case ofharmony and all agreed upon matters of importance The meeting be said had been called to discuss the ad visability of speeches weremade both in favor of striking and against it When matterwas put to vote It was decided to stand Aug pTRinuNK Dispatch Pan Francisco Chronicle Orrin Hlckok overreached himsolf yostorday in tlio manner of dropping heats for he away a raco which ho might liave won had ho gone along and tried to win from tho start Iv was in class whoro hia trotter Alfred was heavily backed to win over a strong field In tho early betting it was 3 to 1 against Alfred but jimt be fore the raco he brought and tho rest from S150 to 31 Houris had worked a mile in a and a tip was out on her that brought boxup to second choice Hickok made no attempt for the first heat but Houris could not Mocking Bird in Then Alfred S cut loose anfl boat the Buffalo mare cleverly in atSlOO toSW over the liold boforo the third boat U is reported that Hickok piomised to drop this one to Houris but he went along and boat tho niaro in a half a second below his Cleveland record As if to mako up for this the famous whip pulled Alfred S back in tho fourth heat and gave Houris another chance for second money That was a blunder which cost him first money for Goldsmith had got Pamlico going and slipped in with the heat at an improvement of nearly a sec ond llickok used all his arts to land hia horse in front but ho had gone too many fast miles while Pamlico was full of speed till tho last Tho fifth saw Alfred S well up and he outfooted Pamlico to tho third quarter but mnde a third break on tho homestretch while Pamlico finished strong and able to get tho best of a close brush with Houris in Of tho throe left for tho sixth beat Pamlico was much the best and he landed the long race by six lengths from Alfred S in FOOTVKr KP LOS SARATOGA N Aug Olio won the Welter Handicap for Lucky Baldwin but Los Angeles failed to land tho Hotel Bal moral stalces Tbo money was loaded on tho famous marc even at tho heavy odds the pcncilcrs exacted from her enthusiastic backers but her performance was a great disappointment This wassaid to1 be owing to her1night ride from Monmoutb Park reaching Saratoga only this morning Los Angeles was three lengths behind Lavina Belle a quarter of a mile from the finish and Barnes had just landed Olio a winner by his splendid riding under unpromising conditions so tho hundreds who had tnonoy I on favorite f ejt no But Barries did not ride this time as ho did before and as he neared the betting ring ho gave it up in fact ho cased up cm Los An geles so greatly that Lavina Belle was also pulled and won in a gallop while Fiood surrendered as they turned i limited diyoroqjtf rom Heury the two children i Her 4 givitigthe Secretary HAto over navigablft Jiavi gaticm was TheFrench Squadron LV K a 1 and ho was sorry ho did not While he was speaking some onogave tho rope apull and he died with his speech unfinished ACCUSED OF A TERRIBLE CRIME ST PAUL Aug Walter and wife and sixyearold daughter went out rowing last night and tho twoP latter wero drowned as Horton claimed by the i sizing of the boat After the drowning Tlcrton wentto bed at the hotel not reporting the accident to untilthis morning Mr and Mrs Horton had had trouble and separated and had only up a few days The police believe Horton responsible for the death pf wife and he has been ar rested THE SEAL FISHERIES DISPUTE Elaines Course Furiously De nouiiced byEriRlish Editors Aug Stanley Hill questioned the Government regarding Mts position in He said acareful inquiry on the spot had satisfiedhim that the methods by which tbe British vessels conducted their fishing ledto ho seal life It was tho case that fern al e seals were reck Sslv slain Y Ferguson the Government said that could bo iformedon thb negotiations or diplomatic Vorrfspondence possessed nbt put v table til I it b ad been presented to States Secretary ofState 9 When tbewhple Correspondence thcHouso wouldbe satisfied with thespirit mannctOin which Hhe negotiations bad conducted on ofthe by the constitution of the order and not strike unless a strike were ordered by higher authority They concluded that they themselves had no grievance but what could be unlobly settled without a strike A HUNDRED MILES AN HOUR Trial Trip of the Bicycle Railway Brifth ton Beach NEW YORK Aug TRIBUTE Dispatch Francisco A party of newspaper men were whirled along the Roynton Bicycle Railway yesterday Gravesend to Hotel at Coney Island A single passenger car was used running upon one side of the old Brighton Beach track was a doubledecked car e The aimdfSalisburys action I1J4VI v Y Ya j ana at seizing The in each deck beinAwodouble and one o j 9 in Jib the straight dashed forward and near captured the place AT MONMOTTTIC TARK MOXMOTJTH PARK Aug First race threequarter Goniorra 106 fhst Emeto filly 08 second Lakewood 104 7 third Time V They got away well together past the quarter Gomorra led Radiant second Lemon Blossom third At tho half It was Blossom Radiant and Gomorra As they entered tne stretchthe positions were tho sarae wittt Gomorra and the Emete had corae out of the bunch coming fast Both drew their whips and passing the leaders Gomorra landed the stakes by a short neck f from the Emete filly Lakowood getting third place r Second race fiveeighths Mara lerB won Guard 102 second Kilkenny 102 third Time 1 To a good start Dirego set out to maketha running followed by Guard and Defendant Vcva came through at tho halfand led Do fendant aud Guard by a lengthas tered tlio stretch Hero Mamie B came with a rush followed by Kilkenny Mamie B soon took the lead which she held to the wire Guard second a longth and KI1 kenny third Third race seven Tattler 1J5 won Urbana 115 second Count Dudley 103 third Time Urbana cut out the running wjth Dudley at her saddle girth till the half when Tattler assumed the icao yendetta second Urbana third wan maintained to the finish Fourth race one and sixteenth miles Tray 113 won Ballston 113 second Harrison 03 third Time Harrison ieci to tho threequarter when BUlston and Iceberg neck and passed him jind ran thus to the head of fche stretch Tea Tray under the whip soon overtook thLm and ran a gooa race from Ballston with Harrison third Fifth race one milcSallle Harper won Vivid 102 102 hird Time Vivid and Glenmound set out at a lively pace and ran close together for three miarters of a mile Sallle Harper third and well up In the stretch Harper oiitrati tho others and won handily with Vivid second Sorrento third The hurdle race one and threequarter miics resulted as Lee Christy 1tQ first Jim Murphy second Echo third Time Futurity led over the first two hurdles when had beonUmrd was cut md took the remainder of the seven jumps like a greased but after he nvide the last one and the flat Lee Christy collared him and beat him home Echo was third ment each compartment being by itself and entered from the side of the car each seat accommodated three persons the wheels of the car are directly under the center a double flange mevonted from toppling double wheels attachedto fcbe top of the car and running oneon each side of a continuous wooden beam up by a framework on either side of track The engine ployed is a bicycle one also The cajr is run on the principle or a noop in motion which the wobble or fall over Mr Boyrvton can carry GOOO passengers r Post G KM of Charleston which had as its Xincpln Post of San Francisco tonight gave a receptlonand banquet at its hall dele cates from all the California departments Six members 6f Honolulu weroYalso Speeches Commander of Ch iefV bazby Commander H ol A eralthers EKTH1ES FOR First race handicap S1000 away Elzpati Arab cess Limo Glory r Second race August stakes twoyear olds SI500 Charles set Algernon Picknicker Homer Fireworks Castatia Chatham V Third race railway 51500 Kempland Belwood Bell 08 Foukb race West End Ho and onehalf Highness English Lady race adde Banquet ing flS KJ rfj ;

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