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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - September 13, 1890, Salt Lake City, Utah                                CIRCULATION EXCEEDING OF1 All THE OTHERS DAILIES CITY COMBINED i THE MOST EXTENSIVE BEST ADVERTISE MEDIOI ROCKY MOUNTAIN REGION j VOI SALT CITY UTAH SATUKDAY SEPTEMBER 13 1890 PRICE FIVE CEKTS THE DEMOCRATS EiQT IN IT Rcpoblfeiiis and Mormons Males a Clean Sweep of Wyoming WARRENS MAJORITY TWELVE HUNDRED A Good Majority in the Nevada Democrats Nominate Cas sitly for Congress Carter Democratic Fiz zle at Boiye Sept to PiJico in the Republl uolumci ir elected Governor fvcr by about Oarey recfilved a majority over for Dolugato two yonrn ago of 2900 Tho MoniKJiiB proved faithful to tho Kc jjubllcan managois giving UJntuh and fSwootwatf countiiis to that parly Tlio liopnblifariH will have a majority of fifteen to twenty in Hie Legislature all the State officcm Carey will rotmn to Washington an a Scnsitor In county not a Democrat was elected thontfh tho county usually goesi agrJnst tho Jlcpublicaris THR ItBTCIKNfJ DBNVEII Kept A Choyonne special tn tho Hayii Com plete returny liuvo not reached Lore from any of the counties nf the Htato and It will require several days correct etl can ho mado Mormon vote of county has gone solidly for tho Jlopuluicana giving tho State ticket over majority Tho Republicans now claim tho Stato by 2000 majority Tho Democrats concodi It by 1200 Tlio Repub licans carry tho and will havo a working majority In both branchos CAIIJBV UKOKIVKR THI3 NKWS WASHINGTON Sept Caroy of Wyoming tonight received a dispatch from Cheyenne saying that the Republi cans had elected the full State ticket and Oongressnion by nearly two thousand ma jority and a largo majority of the Legis lature Thfi Australian Hystom was satis factory TTITC lYRATHCR GIVES IT Sept Leader says HufTlolent returns are received lo show boyontj any the stioeoss of tlio Ivopubltoan SUito nnd tho Uopubll cariH have control of the Lwglstlaturo which tho eloutlon of two United States Senators The Republican majority of two ago Is reduced from 2SCM to 1000 or 1200 the Republican party and charges it with responsibility for vhatovor evil has resultec in the conduct of public affairs of Nevada since Its admission The Republican party It Hays a of business which enriched arid populated California at the cost of Nevada It charges tho Republican party with cre ating unnecessary offices establishing ex travagant fees and unprecedented salaries OC all the great mining corporations but one Is a resident of the State A thousand million dollars havo been taken out of Vhe mines and not ten millions remain In tho State Every profitable industry Is monopolized anc plundered Nothing Is loft to tho people but tho wretched penltanco called wages of labor Land which should have been sold In email holdings to settlers has been contracted to speculators and cat tle kings Taxes have increased un OonjjreHsrmin j til in many places property is valueless Immigration has ceased and tho State is Iwlng depopulated The Repub lican party has so often exposed tho great office of United States Senator for sale so often corrupted tho ballotbox that we have been as a rotten and become a byword and reproach a shame and a stench In tho nostrils of tho English speaking GAIVCER ACCEPTS AJjMOST A Montana Congressman Will Serve Another Term BUTTK Sept to Tho Republican State Convention reassem bled at noon todayto select a Stato Corn uiittoe and haar from Congressman Carter ExGovernor 11 White of Boaverhoad county was selected as temporary chairman of tbi Stato Central Committee Carters acceptance of tho nomination tendered him yesterday finally came and road as follows WASIIINOTON D Snpt 12 1800 Jinn J S Millx Chairman finite corwiUionH iiimnhnmis action takoo Jancl ud hcred dospito nil 1 Inivo Hiild on tho subjoct of rny cniulichittr Icjivos mi no alternativn but to tnuko KM will my own I must do thnt or rofuse on purely This I can not Jo Tliu pnrty tins hnuorocl mo too of ton and too to justify mu in plncing Interests iLguinst its vloinnncls so ourn cstly In nbedicnue thuroforo tothe con ropoatod 1 iiccupt Us noinioiuiori You will plcnwj my profound thanks to tliti convention for its many expressions ofcon flcloricS mid in your nsstiniiictis of victory 1 have thu tnot unhotiiukd Inith Tliu nets of this ud minlstrution and Mils Congress have contributed iMioruionsly to prosperity yf Montana Tho pcophi Rdtuiot full to Midorso Rupiibliciiu princl pltis tvithmit ovury material Intor ust of tho Stuto SignotlJ THOMAS II CAIITEE A Sorry Showing Mndo ly Idahos Pcinocriitic Orators Moisic CITV Idaho Sept to Dorriooratfci rally tunight despite wide advortlsmont and brilliant niunlfostoes camo near being a fizzle Not third oC the seats of tho Opora House were occupied a largo number of them being occupied by ladles and Republicans tho latter turning out to hoar what reasons tho Iiomouratlo orators could glvo why Idaho voters shouldsupport tho Democratic ticket They wonthomo no wiser than they came Keasons did not seem to bo as plen tiful as blackberries Veteran Ainslio pre sided wth Wlokorsham Mayhow and others on tho platform liradstroot Clark led off tho brilliant coterie with remarks original if not v Ktrlldng He repeated with much u notion tho story of Blue and accused tho Republicans of stealing tho Presidency from tho lamented Sam TUdon which said was very naughty and must never bo repeated Ho was much alnrmed because the Irishman Phil ORouvke and a largo following of minors had como over to tho Republican camp which dispensation of providence was dark and myfltorlous to tho orator but ho failed to touch on any question of Interest J to the people of Idaho Ho shed no light On tho action of tho Democratic party in upholding Mormonlsm fighting the load In dustry and trying to keep Idaho out of tho Union MaybOTf on being introduced was gvootod applause Ho paid a high compliment to tho Gem of tho and was glad sho was In tho Union but failed to tell how Sprlingor Vauoo and tholr Pomoovatlo colaborors battled to keep her out May hew flounderedhard on tho Statehood ques tion Ho appoalodoto tho Republicans to say whether Idaho Democrats had not worked hard for Nobody denies that What Mr Mayhow needed to explain was the record of tho National Democratic party in opposing Idahos admission and that wasjust where tho orator limped and his case broke down completely Ho dropped the subjoot like a hot potato and went off into side issues and pleasantries Mayhow Is an able man and a good speaker but he has no oaso and tho best ha can do Is to raise a fog make a nolso oscupo In tbo genera din and If oan make out no sound plea In favor of Democracy It Is not worth while for tho Small fry to try U It is conceded that tho Democrats made a very poor showing No llule sheering greeted Mayhews Wyom ing had ROMG Democratic by three hundred majority The rank and file of the Borneo tTaey was conspicuous by Its absence Tho fact is they are disheartened and havo no hope of carrying tho Stated said ho would stand by his party sink or swim tho party that opposes a duty on lead and that would ruin our load industry Ho will no doxibt bo burled with his party on tho f Jet of October Will Cleveland Move BOSTON Sept Dispatch San Francisco Chronicle Konorally and Mugwumps in particular are In a flutter over rumors that oxPresident Cleveland has decided to abandon Now York as a place of residence and seek a home amoiiK his enthusiastic admirers In Massa chusetts Efforts got something definite from Cleveland himself havo proved un availing but those who are near him Inti mate that with the rank and Illoof the party In Now Yorkmore or loss dominated by Hill he would havo much bettor prospects In 1S02 if tho plan of campaign were mappoi out among trusted friends In Jilassa Ghusetts tho Democratic Is with him bodily Tho Democratic leaders are hope ful of his coming although Mr Collins says ho should think Cleveland would rathe mood Hill on his own ground and achieve the prestige such a victory would If ho conies Mr Cleveland wili in this elty but rather insome convenient suburbs Several excellent opportunities for business partnerships are open to him hero THE AUTUMNALFLOODS A BEHBIflG SEA SOUTH Senator Ingallss Bill to Judicial Determination AN AHTY6ERRYMANDERING MEASURE Congressional Districts to Be Formed Without to Majorities Depopulation of Nevada The Kaum Notes WHOLE DEVASTATED IN THE ICASTEUN STATES Forma Submerged and Crops Country Fairs Drowned Still Inclining In Many Soctlous Sept rivers hero nro rhilng steadily and though not near the danger lino yet advices from all along the Allegheny and Monongahola rivers promise much higher waters before Sunday The rainfall averages six inobcs for the past throe days something unprecedented in the upper counties of this country Tho fairs are suffering greatly being located on lowlands as a rule and damaged exhibits and ruined race tracks are reported frorti all sections causing all fairs to close at a loss Tho railroads are suffering much inconvenience of the lower streets In Canton Ohio are flooded The farmers am also sufferers Newcastle hundreds of houses avo oovernd on the first floor with from one to six foot of water and the families are obliged to move A score of mills and fur naces in Nottcastlo and along Noshunock are covered with water and are shut down All reports Indicate a groat loss to railla and houses roads and farmers Sept floods along the dimming river the past few days iavo swollen the Susquohanna at this point to an unusually abnormal attitude Should t rise two foot more during the night all communication on the west side of the river o points along the line of tho Lackawanna will be cut olV A large portion o7 land Is already submerged and the armors who have not yet harvested their ate crops will suffer largely NEW PmtiAOiiijiinA Sept sant rains for the past thirtyeight hours oaused a landslide on the Cleveland JHa VleUft Bailway which will delay trains a Ion The whole valley is inundated Sept Sctoto river Is at avery high stage All the low lands north and south of the city are inundated and tlio loss to crops Is heavy Much other damage Is done liocHESTKU N fromthe fertile Gonossoo valley are that damage to crops will reach It rained most incessantly for fortyeight hours and the flats are covered with water from oneto throe feet deep for miles WASHINGTON Sept bill to apply the general laws of Oregon as far as the District of Alaska am authorize theUnited States Circuit Court 0 Oregon to try cases arising in Alaska was tod ay so 111 to th e Sen a tc J u d Ic i ary Co m mitteo Chairman Platt of the Terrltorio Committee reporting that his committee did not properly have jurisdiction ofthe bill The object of this measure Is to secure a judicial by the United States Supremo Courtof the rights of the United States In J3eh ring sea SlSvEK OFFERINGS Silver offered the Treasury today aggre gated ounces amount purchased to TA1UFF HlLfr AMENDMENTS This morning tho Ways and Means Com mittee held a session to discuss the Senate amendments Tariff bill As the bill itself has not Reached tho committee uo formal conclusion could bo noted and tho proceed ings were confined to general llscussioii agreement was re solved that tho amendments should be con sidered by the committee instead of acced ng at once to tlio requestof the Senate for i conference Thoro was a pronounced dis position on both Uupubliean and Democratic sides to hasten action In tlio committeeas much as possible Some Democratic members say if it should i attempted in the Housu pass the ihroatenod resolution to interfere with the Ohio districts by tho last errymander or fovoo through other pro louucecl partisan measures aresort will be uid to all parliamentary means to obstruct ho TariH TI1I3 AUSTRALIAN MAILS GhairmanBingharn of the Postoffice Com nitteo in the House a oint resolution to authorise tho Postmaster oneral to transport tho Australian closud nail from San Fanclsco to Now York for Jreat lirlclan at reduced rates in order to eciuo the cooperation of the colonies in jontinulng after November next the mail crvioe Francisco and Atick anel and Sydney now subsidized by Now Zealandand New South Wales DISPOPUIjATION The Census Office today announced the following VirgiriJaCfty G334 a de crease Carson City decrease of 1400 Denver an in crease of TOW KAUJr INVESTIGATION ENDED The Rail m Investigation Gonnivittoemet this morningin thoPensioiVbiiiiding for thci purpose of taking the testimony of 138 clerics who it wascharged reasonof their purchasing stock in the UniversalRefrigerator Com pany The committee hoivevor decided not to call any clerks for examination for the following reasons re quested the committee to subncena every employee of the Pension Department who had boors promoted undor his administration of oflico to disprove the chargethat any such bavo purchased or held stock in tho Universal Refrigerator Com pany or have been promoted by reason thereof Tho conjiaittoe declined to comply with his request on tho ground that It would in their opinion judging from the evidence taken bo useless consumption of time and a needless expense Tho commit tee then closes tho Investigation AN ANTTGERRYMANDERINQ BITJTj Burton in tho House a bill to regulate the divisionof States Into Congressional districts The bill provides that within twelve months tho passage Apportionment act the States shall Congres sional districts byadistricting board in each composed of four resident mem bers two of political party to be ap pointed by tho Governor The districts aro to consist of contiguous territory and no district is to havo more than one member A district is hot to bodivided unless Its population exceeds by onetenth tho num ber necessary to entitle it to except in States electing represen tatives by no district to contain than onetwentieth more or less Inhabitants than the number icoessary to oiltitle a Representative The districts aro to be composed of compact territory bounded as nearlyas may by Ivil subdivisions or naturalboundaries There is to board of five members four politically divided and the other a Judge of the Supreme District or Circuit United StatesCourt appointed by ho by o act in casoof failure to actor a disagreo nent of tho State Thedistricts made y these boards intact until henext census appgrtionmnnt A TENBOUND FIGHT An Uninteresting Mill Between Brennan and McCarthy NETV rnuchtalked of tenround bout with small gloves be tween the heavyweights Mike Brennan champion of Montana and TommIe McCar thy of Buffalo champion of Western New York took place tonight In New Jersey town McCarthy had the advantage in weight and reach standing six feet and weighing 1S5 pounds to Brennans live feet nine iu chus ami 171 pounds McCarthy planted several hard lefthanders on Brcnuuns stomach Bren nan played for the head but McCarthy avoided him In tho third round Brennan caught his man on the nose and drew first blood Tho fighting then become uninter esting and after the tenth round Jack Mc AulilFc declared the match a draw STOPPED J1V THE SANFRANCISCO Sept Hunt Ington and Onus Kochette local light weights fought at the California Athletic Club tontght At of the twentieth round police ordered it stopped but the starting another round thuy and their seconds wore THE TARIFF BIIX HITS THI31VI Ono Editor Fears an Kxoclus from Cana djt to the United Still GUATEMALAN CUTTHROATS How They Boarded and Bullied an American Steamer THE eARRUNDIA TRAGEDY DESCRIBED Graphic Account toy an Eye Witness Gallant Guatemalan Com mandant Hid Under a Bed Until His Victim Was Out rageous Proceeding TORONTO Sept Dis Francisco Chronicle tho papers this morning discuss the passage of tho MoKinloy bill aGov ernmcnt says ThereIsno reason why Canada should be despondent though some of the changes in the tariff raise tho duties on our exports to tho United States Our country cannot be crushed by such action on tho part of ourneighbors upon whom we aro not dependent Even if we were deprived of market there are others where we may indeager purchasers and Inimical attitude assunicd by tho United regard to our commercial to bo Canadas opportunity With a little we may secure now channels of trade and fill the position has forfeited by its paraded Liberal must be clear to thoblindest worshiper of theNa policy that it will go hard with us if the cost of living aad ofprodueing is reduced to a lower figure In tho United States than here Nature has afcliached irrevocably to the American continent and we can uo more alVord to maintain a regime oC higher manufacturers prices than those prevailing in the United States than could m respect of or Scotland of The smugglers might temper the wind on tho shorn people to some extent but in tho end nothing con Id j prevent a wholesale flight of capital from the more heavily to heavily taxed side of tho is all tain in view of in the prod thesoll which is likelyto result from the application of the McKinley Tariff the present we cannot expect eciprocity It is however reasonable to expect that American opinion which favors reer relations will beable to assert itself There aro for a more friendly policy in theUnired States just as uoh forces here Only a few days ago both Canada declared for reciprocity negotiations on the Sherman line in advance for the two organizations n the UnitedStates lightwill jillEGIPROOITV IjBAGUE TonoisTO Sept John one of extensive hide da1 Canada writes to the news papy Jter advocating the formation of a with a Gubscribed capital of the object being to cre ate a healthy public sentiment so that economic questions allecting trade and com merce between tho United States and Can ada can be discussed free from party bias to educate the people on all matters relating to the tariff free trade or reciprocity by employing goodspeakers capablojof pre senthig the views of the league fna popular Hallam says he is encouraged to make this suggestion for tho formation of a league because Blaine Sherman others are favorable to reciprocity CONGRESSIONALi PROCEEDINGS CASSX1X FOR CONGRESS Platform and Ticket of the Nevada RENO Sept i Democratic Stato convention today adopted a platform favoring tiio enforcing of economy In Stiite affairs destroying monopolies and trusty tho indnstrios of the State and its resources declares i t the f Congress to pass a law porpotuaHy Ohinoso from thls country doi olaros for free coinage on a legal equality TvlthRold Tho following nominations made Theodore Winters Govurnoi IK Sadler Secretary of J C Brady Clerkof tho Supremo Court TV T U Stcwait Siipejintondent of Public Instruotiojj W U Hyde R H Osborno and tf E P Noal 0 W Casafay of Eureka was aonilnated for Congress J JL McMlllJn Supremo Judge Charles May Comptroller N H A TV C Love Attorney General i I The platloriu arraigns The Southampton Strike SOUTHAMPTON Sept a dockmens afternoon it was to wait the Industrial employers and try to arrange a settleiment A of the boon withdrawn Socialist TUvrns u intoivlew this ovoniug do qlared Avas In favor of cpntUuiinjj thostrlko in spito of yesterdays Sprovv one of the of the strlka hasboon arrested on a charge ofiintimida tlon dockmou hayo decSaed to return tho sailors and still holding out v Tho town is quiet tonigbt v JPowderly TViU Not Call Blaster Woriauaii Powclerly returned to tb niRlit To a Reporter he said evident thatPepew had salld allho had to say in aud theto vias therefore him to call ou the president of tueContraLroad 1 j A Utah Northern Wreck BOISE CITV Sept 12 A construction train oct tho Utah ft Northern load was yesterday Thi f fireman and one laborer wete killed and a number of labor ers fatally Injurocl Thoro is no further news TOgarding thiii Indian tiouble Bicycle JEiocords PEOKTA Sept In the bicycle rac ing today new amateur ieooids aie made for the mile Befeilo bf New York rode a iif tyone inch wheel a mile 15 Cavalry Sept Francisco Chrpniclo Series im feature of yesterdays cavalry lanouverSi was the announcement that everal novelexpoririieuts would be made in winimlnjr cavalry horses across the Thames n consequence assembled at various points breaches at Mouls ford and to disappointmentas tho advertised orders were countefipanded During the of the Riiards bent on to solve the prob lent for Dashing into the river umid succeeded in reaching tho in safety while three riders foil had to j by boats Itishold that this trial proves I the futility of attcniptius to swim cavalry liorsos across body the SAX to tho convention of of men Grand recommends the erection In soiue centnil city of unbuild ingfor offices Jtocost not general assess ment that to secure legisia tjon employment of the The Brothcrhopd assessments to support the groat NEW Sopt 12 The House Still Without a The Jjand Forfeitures WAfiniNOTON Sept A number ofmi nor bills were taken from the calendar and passed Tho conference report on the Railroad Land Forfeiture bill was taken up Morgan con tinued his argument in opposition Owing McPhorson was excused from the conference committee oxi theTariff bill and Voorhees substituted Jlorgan by Saunders In be half of the conferenco report point of his contention being that lands actually patented companies taken from them becansethey turned out to be mineral lands Hearst took view sisted that mineral lands re served bythe originaligrauts that in the courts of Wash ington and California and of theUnited States tbo term had boon held to mean lands commercially valued for mining purposes eluding his argument Saunders yielded for an executive session and the1 Senate soon adjourned House clerk structions from the Speaker called the roll on ordering the previous question the approval of Tuesdays journal During roll call a message froni the Senateannouncinuthe passage of the Tariff bill with By directionof the Speakerit was referred to the Committeeon Ways andMeuns m Theprevious question yeas iW the clerk noting a quqruih The questiou recurred apprqlvaLof the journal quoruui a call of the was i 1 Although 175 the approval the journal iio On J A PENITENT NEW YORK Sept Pacific Mail steamship which reached here to day brought some of the passengers who were on board the steamer Acapulco at the of the killing of General liarruudia One of tho eyewitnesses of tho tragedy told the story to the Associated Press It ap pears that General Barrundla camo on board at Acapulco Mexico He was under stood to be on his way to San Salvador He was attended by two men as a bodyguard QWhen the ship arrived at Champerico authorities there demanded that Barrundia bo surrendered Captain Pitts peremptorily refused to do so They withheld clearance papers for twentyfour hours but finally allowed him to proceed When the vessel arrived at San Jose two boat loads of soldiers were sent off from shore to see that no one without proper credentials should leave tho vessel Within a pistol shot of her wore two States gunboats Captain Pitts had telegraphed their com manding officer from Champerico roquost assistance but the dispatch had not been delivered Now ho made a personal appeal for help The response was that thoy could do nothing without an order from the Port Captain On the next day tho ship was again in vaded bythe Commandant with a special force ofmen and another boatload of sol fliers The Ginirujmalan Commandant pro duced an order of signed by the Minister Mizner and a formal demand for the delivery of Bar rundia Then he directed that all cabin passengers be ordered below When this order was executed tho entire force pro ceeded to Barrundias rooms Captain Pitts with them When tho room was reached Captain Pitts after depreoatini the necessity of surrendering his passenger read the order for his arrest Barrundia had quietly mot them at the door but at once divining that all was reached into tho room for his revolver and making the remark Very fired The ball just missed Captain Pitts who together with tbo Guatemalan Commandant ran to his room looked the door and hid under the bed leaving tho manhunting to a special officer Barrundla was a shortsighted man and being very nervous was unable to do any damage though the men out of thu saloon firing wildly At last they dropped withshot on the hur ricane commandant thereupon came from his hidingplace walked up to the dpad man and fired a bullet into his skull The deadbody was rolled up piece of canvas and conveyed on shore in one of the other boat conveying the gallant perpetrators of the deed With their revol vers openly displayed they made adetour around tho bow of the United States war ship As they loft some smil A DANGEROUSWOMAN She Trapped Them Into Writing and Now 13 us Them Pcul PROVIDENCE E Sept Francisco Chronicle The indictment of a pretty woman here by the grand jury has caused a treniamdous excitement in official circles The culprit is Mrs Lillic Church tho young but dissipated wife of Dr Church tho fashionable West minster street dentist Her habits caused her husband to abandon her over a year ago since when she supported herself Mrs Church wrote to several hundred prominent men including millionaires Stato and Federal officials Governors and Con gressmen She stated who she was saying she wanted means to obtain a divorce from her husband and would return tho obliga tion She received a host of very incrimi nating replies and these sho now holds Some weeks sinceher source of income was discovered to bo thieving from holds and houses sue visited Sho was formally in dicted today and now boldly threatens to expose her correspondents if prosecuted A tremendous pressure is being brought to boar upon theDictrfet Attorney to quash the case and that official is in a sad quandary between duty and self interest WALL STREETS DISTRESS The Treasury Department Devising Measures of Relief HARRISON GIVES IT KIS ATTENTION The Government Raises Its Bid on FourPerCents and Proposes to Prepay Interest to tho Ajruount of SixtyFive Millions DIRECTORGENERAL CANDIDATES SEVEKAJL MEN ANXIOUS TO RUN THE WOltrjDS FAIR Goorjro B Dnvlg an Allejreil Politician of Chicago in tue Division of Exhibits ingly waved their hands and one placed his 1humb to his nose and extended his lingers in a wellknown manner Still the incident was not said the gentleman who told the foregoing Tho desired to wipe their feet a little more on the suffering ship and sh was not allowed to proceed until tho bag gagebelonging to Barrundia was searchec presumably for evidence incriminating him This was submitted tc The American gun boats were still silent not a hundred yard away Indeed at the time ofttha tragedj an officer from one of them was appealed to but none was on board The Americans on board were full of in dignation and the whole affair Captain Pitts it was generally wa partly excusable for his action seeing that he had applied in vain to the warships fo assistance and was confronted with an Order from the AmericanMinister Th passengers condemned the action of tlu meiirofwar for they maintained that it any event they might have taken charge o Barrundia until some definite expression o willhad comefrom Washington They also condemn the action of Minister Miznei who they thought had no right to sign mans death warrant for they submit that the time he did it he knew that it amounted to that no matter what the char acter of the CHICAGO Sept San Francisco arrival hero last night of AdjutantGeneral D H Hastings of Pennsylvania precipitated into tho Worlds Fair camp an active candidate for directorgeneral Hastings comes here he says upon the invitation of friends in tho National Commission but for what purpose he declines to say It Is wellknown how over that he wants to bo directorgeneral of tho fair and now since tho site matter is supposed to be settled tho gossip largely turns npon who will be the most suitable man to fill the office for which General Hastings Is seeking Consid erable division of opinion exists in regard to the selection There is a scarcity of candi dates and little visible material for this im portant office Thus far tho entire country lias been able to pat forward prominently but three candidates They are A F Goshorn of Now York cxdiroctorgeneral of the Centennial George K Davis of this city and General D H Hast ings These are tho only candidates who have received any considerable degree of attention Within tho last few weeks however the contest has narrowed down to a combat between Messrs Davis and Hastings with tbo chances in favor just now of the former Daviss strength was principally with the local board which he has almost unanimously He has also a number of strong supporters in the National Commission and General Hastingss strength lies wholly among the Commissioners and they it will be found divided as between him and Davis This gives the Chicagoan a long lead as race now stands there are objections against Davis Some of the Commission ers while expressing their regard forJiim assert that he has for a long time been an and has n following of political friends who will fail to annoy himfor preferment General Hastings has nothing particularly for or against him be had charge of the Johns town matter through which he obtained National mention and is credited with having considerable executive ability Ho is well known in the East and his support in othe Commission is largely from that Sept Nettlo ton Assistant Secretary of the Treasury in response to an inquiry by a reporter for the Associated Press tonight made the follow ing statement The Treasury Department today In addition to the regular disbursements which were unusually heavy paid out on account of bond purchases and advance interests Tho 4 per cents pur chased today were accepted at This 5s the first considerable purchase of 4 per cents for some time TJio price paid is one cent above that offered xindor the circular of July 10th It is thought there may bo an impression among tho holders of 4 per cent bonds that tho Government has withdrawn from tho market for 4 por cents This is not a fact as the Treasury is ready to take a considerable amount of 4s if they are to bo had Inquiry instituted yesterday by tho Sec retary of the Treasury developed tho fact that tho total balance of duties duo on all Imported merchandise Iu bond at New York on September 1st was only Only a moderate portion of these goods will bo subject to Increased duty under tho schedules In tho new Tariff bill These facts would soem to indicate that tbo anx iety based on this feature of the situation Is largely without to further measures of relief In so far as tho existing stringency can reasonably bo said to be due to the Inevitable operations of existing laws the Government collection and dis bursement of Government revenues Treasury Department will not hesitate to apply such effective remedies as the law permits tho situation requires The Secretary of tho Treasury on his return to Washington from Now England will bo In New York tomorrow and will adopt such course as shall seem to him timely and calculated to meet the difficulty as it now exists It is stated that one of tho triinor measures of relief for the market that may bo adopted by tho Treasury will be thepay ment in advance of a years interest on of Government bonds known aa currency sixes HARRISON ANI THE PANIC to Bzeta Kccogniaed as President LALIBERTAD Sept provisional has convoked Congress In extra ordinary session on the 10th instant In hat a decree recognizing the and formally de claring President lad a first read ing and was accepted oifMEXICO Sept dispatch rom Salvador announces that General 3seta has been with only ne dissenting vote Great enthusiasm pre It is rumored that there Is danger of war between Honduras and Nicaragua Rev Arney Sorry He Indulged Horse Tuimjioo the day M a mom bei of 11 is not unliUelv that his w ill have something to do in tbowoy of settling the fishery tions now in dilute betveon this country and Butian He is bound for British Col u m b 1 a Wo TTse for Our Flag n TORONTO Sept 12 At a seoiet meeting of the dlrectorvif rtho Industrial Exhibition today the American fhig was ordered taken down To it was decided should be dis the investigate Arney hdisccaclng case Ill q li i iteTit rar i an ce with is Xtb re ats played K Indigna tion among the citizens n Jie iiar ti cipatied t n Tegretted the by the transaction He kbpt norses for per sonal pleasure and and the possi bility of premiums and profits by their bale after teiug properly trained added that as long as he ss a divine he TvillH never engage in horse racing The conference ac cepted report Arneys character7 was allowed to vpass A Brooklyn Institute Fire v NEW Sept 12 A fire his Havent Heard the News Yet LIBERTAC Sept is extremely diffi culty to obtain accurate information con cerning the actions and policy of the recent government Tho officials are reticent and keep a close watch upon all news sent out of the country The general understanding here is thatnfigothiticns for peace between Salvador and Guatemala are in progress and Jibat the terms are not yet definitely arranged ITEMS FKOM IDAHO Geological Surveyors Tied Sheep Mountain BOISE OiTVi Idaho to members of the Geological liave arrived in the city They for aii additional appropriation before proceeding the survey VA courier is expected from the Meadows ina fewdays the Indian trouble outbreak faasoccurred The soldiers is liableto the Indians prevent trou bfe between andthe JoKnEarJy 3 u fronVSheepV Mountain d is thevores brought down ranging froibvpne jto four huudied dollars a ton torical old granite building n knoyrn aa The Brooklyn tonight did damage of Central Strikers Talren Back Sept stoke on the New York Central beems toj be over so fai as Albatiy iscoucerned A more of the strikers were to work Tonight strikers still out hada iiieeting at which 1 there was nxuch warm argument and the master workman temper1 several ftimes As near1 aa learned before the close of the ineet fmgbe advised the men to get baclc to work v f A T Goshorni it is generally conceded would be the choice of the National Com mission if he would accept the position but through he has given it out that he would not serve lie is some what advanced in years and has besides numerous business interests to sustain National Commissioner O C French who was also a National Commissioner at the Centennial and was personally associated with Mr Goshorn said this morning that Goshorn had assured him privately that he would not accept an offer of the director generalship even if it were tendered him unanimously I have letters from General said Mr French that leave no doubt in my niind that it is useless to con sider his name He writes me thas he could not accept the unanimous tender He says he has once been a directorgeneral and that experience was sufficient for a It is the disposition of the Commission to defer largely to the wishes of the local said Commissioner French but It will not do for us to Jet the impression go out that Chicago is running the fair it will not do for all the prominent officers to be Chicagoans from the fact that tho cry would be raised that the Exposition had become a local affair The broad stamp of the United States is give It pres tige notonly among the nations of the earth but in our own country as well Therefore I say we must move with due consideration If the National Commission has not the backbone to assume the respon sibility it ought to step out and let in men who The local board is somewhat In statu quo It has presented Its site and is now waiting for something to turn up or someone to in dicate what it shall do It cannot break ground until the NationalCommission acts on its can it do much ijj the wayof plans until the Commission indicates what plans This In turn cannot be determined until after the report of toe special committee appointed by President Palmer to prepare a classification of the ex hibits is made As to the division of the fair several of the Commissionerssaid this morning that they entertained no doubt as to the power of the Commission to say what portion sbquid go to Jackson Park and what should be placed on the lake front The Na tional Commission determined all such mat ters at Philadelphia and the National act under which the Commission operated never was so specific as in thisiinstance PLENTY OF npOM FOR ALL CHICAGO Colonel R E Goodell of Worlds Fair iommissipn from Colorado said to an Asso ciated Press representative in an Interview The people need have no fears about ample room for all of the as ihero will be at least six hundred acres in Jackson Park and the use of the lake front will add seventyfive acres more On the lake front is to be placed the building for fine Thisspace is to be simply used as a gateway to the greatexposition Jackson One admission from ither end1 cover tHe i whole1 show No niadelor transporting visitors either by gafeway on the lake frout arid themain andu The req only about ten minutes and wjll be aloctj the cool ul Michigan As f Colo and all the great empires witii space and taken agricultural Ivestock andfruit t A Tax Collectors Shortage Sept M ohnson who was tax coljeutor in 18fi3 irrested the instance of City Treasurer foodwln and Mayor on charges of mbezzlJng of money The Takes Relieve Wall CRESSON SPRINGS Sept President is taking a deep Interest In the financial situation is shown by the fact that he devoted nearly two hours this afternoon to telegraphic correspondence withSecre tary at Willlamstown Mass7 and Assistant Secretaries liiitchcllor ind Nelson at Washington as to tho best moans ofre lieving the present stringency in the money markets One of tho results of tho confer euco was an order for the prepayment of interest aggregating five cur rency sixes and for an advance in tlio rate for specie bonds to Another quostloa considered was tbo propriety of suggesting an extension of the bonded per cents tinder tho proposed new tariff law but no conclu ison reached on this point The latest advices received by the Pros dent were to tho effect that money was easier at tho close of business and the oat look was favorable Tho President and Mrs Harrison took a long drive this after noon THE DUCHESSS Silver and Copper ecting on the north shore of Superior as developed some rich finds of silver and Wiiy She Squandered Them on Bon Superb Woman PAKIS Sept x San Francisco Chronicle statev 7 nient of the Duchess dUxes of the manner in which the Boiiiangerist cause caps Boulanger disclosures In this Blowitz the Paris tho London Timce bavo hitherto kept silent ou the subject of the Boulanger ist revelation but having been importuned to give my view I shall Iir v my opinion It Ls not the spondent to systematically depreciate the country whose history be is engaged In re 7 cording from day to day and the revejationa to which Boulangerism have given riaearo so humiliating for all those they will in the end involve France herself and the entire French people In this touishing some have bought and have sold themselves well knowing thai nature of the transaction but there are others highly honorable peoplCvWho have sold themselves without being coasciousvof the character of their action seemed to consider their country as thing that it Avas entirely proper toturn to account and make the most of and DO oner appears to have placed the welfare of tlio fatherland above personal There was no to Boulangerjsts they were dcad already It is the Royalists and their Princes who are being slaughtered and in is Prancetnat la degraded and to the referred to In suffers more or less in honor Duchess dCzes than that of an extnivagantc who poSe as a century JoAuK dAro brandishing in one hand a the mint and flourishing with the other banner made of banlrnotes It does not glorify know that the Comte de Paris in spite ofyni5 inense fortune wouId not giye a be permitted a woman On the otherhand the Republic slniple annpuncemeat but iwhat lost are threeyears of of the Conservative respects dae o to the monarchy and the good herQtf Tho Bucbess dUzes is in many 3 most remarkable idehtiiBed herself with the cause combines the qualities moJMte with those woman Sheisstyled tion of J4tttKii of every   

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