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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - October 23, 1890, Salt Lake City, Utah CIRCULATION EXCEEDING THAT ALLTHE v OTHER ty CITY COMBINED THE MOST EXTENSIVE ROCKY MOUNTAiN REGION VOL 2 5 SI LAKE UTAH TBTDTEISDAY Peasants Are Famishing Hie Government SUIl Investigates THE CONVENT OF THE BURIED Against the Naples In KlitutionTlic French Tariff I5onlt5igorH Pinnnclul Flight or Mio Foreign News Oct Dispatch er n Scrlen just nceiviHl from Sklbberwin County Cork that H hnurtroiidlnR scene was wltnusHCfl at a muring of tlio Board of Jusirdlaris for tho Poor Law of Sohull that guardians had power us oiiKht to havo for relieving distress cHusid by Um fallurodf tiio potato crop a crowd of forlorn and ratfgod gartlonors and laborers some of thorn bringing tholr wives and children Into the llulo town from arid other remote districts Nut a few wcro half naked and all had a sturvod appear townsfolk formed the poor crtattircs into a sort n prooosslon which march fid loard rooms of Urn visitors carried on sticks black cloth banners upon which woro written In rndo characters Work not charily we Thousands for coercion not a for and other similar devices They besieged tin board room and accompaniment of sobs and walls told pitiful tales of tholr sulTor IngH They declared that most of tholr people wcro already half starving as Mm only things thoy could got to eat wore diseased potatoes They woro anxious to work would pro for that to any other form of relief Homo of Mio Kiiardiuna woro deeply alTocUd but they woro compelled to their wrolohod pctltlonorn that the law did riot permit board to grant relief In form dornandod although If any of them olalmod shelter and food room In tho work house might bo found for thorn The pooplo wont bitterly upon this roply and retired disconsolate Tlioro is grave reason to itellovo serious dis tress already prevails hi the remoter dis tricts not only of Cork hut other counties but the authorities aro still engaged upon thoir preliminary inquiries and tho much vaunted relief works are still In tho paper Htago f JBI3JRTHOVKN KEIjICS A House Fall of Thorn Thrown Open to tho Public RrcnrW Francisco Beethoven house at Bonn is now open for public Inspec tion Within am to bo found a largo num ber of portraits busts and autographs of tho composer with his violin and Instru ments Including tho last grand piano used by him Tho latter Is still In pood condi tion Beethovens aural appliances aro among thft tho most Interesting relics Tho Dukoof Saxomelnlngon has ordered a con cert for December 10th blrth Vlonna amateurs aro Interested In the catalogue just published by Artnrla of ninetysix Heothovon masses now In their possession Thoy were purchased chiefly at auctions just after tho masters death In March and Include twenty two preliminary sketches of Important works the entirescore of operas and and tho lust movement of tho ninth sym phony together with aovoral overtures oratorios songs and some Intricate music BURIED AMVE CONVENTS Criminal Proceedings Against the Superior of tho Naples Institution Got Dispatch Ran Francisco Chronicle Series judi cial authorities have instituted proceedings against tho superior of tho monastery popu larly known as Convent of tho Buried whore tho dreadful discoveries of starving and demented nuns woro recently made Proceed lugs aro begun under article 1Sof tho ponal code Another domiciliary visit has been made by the police to a second conventual refuge similar In character at Tlncuraboil where no opposition was made to their entrance From information obtained at thlfl estab lishment It was found that Institutions for SepoUo or Allvo under tho rule of St Ursula aro net uncommon In Vatican circles It is assorted that at tho the next consistory tho Popo will enter a protest against tho violation of monasteries hero In tho meantime tho priests of this city aro sending in tholr adhesion to tho remonstrance made by Cardinal San Felloe Archbishop of Naples tho recant KING JAMES OF BUFFALO Tho Unwelcome Distinction Given an American at Carlsbad 1 CAiitsnAO Pnn Francisco Vhroniclc blun ders of an Ignorant official has given tho viset hero of an American James W ICing of Buffalo NoWYork a degree of publicity which brought hi3 sojourn to a hurried con clusion The official transforms tho oom monplaeo signature a citizen of tho groat republic into James King of Hn tTalo and in this shape It was actually printed in the papers Tbo effect on tho more Ignorant of the Curlsbadians was sim ply astounding Tno modest psoudo mon arch was at onco sot upon at his hotel by such tradesmen beggars tuft hunters pro motors of stock companies and schemes for or leas civilization of tho dark Con tinent these lining tho latest German fad that tho unfortunate American was com pelled to liy before the storm and leave by tho first available train A GLADSTONE VICTORY A Heavy Tory Majority Overcome by the Got Parliamentary elec tion In the Kcclos division of Lancashire to day resulted In victory for tho Glndstonlans lioby the Liberal candidate received 4001 votes and Egerton Tn tho proceeding election tho Liberal received and tho Conservative 4277 The News says tho result of Kccless elec tion will make the demand for the dissolu tion of than ever Tho Chronicle says tho election was foucrhfc onrhw eighthour and not on the Irish quos tiuri and Miat tho result is a groat triumph for tho new unionism Tho Font says when tho real moment for a National decisionis reached tho uoubto Issue by which Ecoles won will bo a vory small Item hi tho general Times admits result vras due to rJie return of tho to their allegianee coupled with Robys aecoptance ot oight hours and a total vote The Standard says lt la futile to deny result of the election di lolnts the Uaicuistk All regret tho Conservatives maintained thoir ground they failed to emulate tho Glucl In securing new The French Tariff Bill PARIS Oct new tariff bill will bo Issued to the deputies Saturday Flax and hemp aro made free from duty Agricul tural products aro placed in two categories the first consisting of cereals live stock and meat and go under tho maximum tarifl Implying that they cannot bo included in any treaty ali other products going In under the minimum tariff and being avail able for treaty purposes Deputies Intend to doiuand the suppression of the minimum category BcmlanKerH Financial Statement PAIUH Oct Cicle pub lishes Itouiangers account of his personal expenses After declaring that ho lost tho whole of his savings after paying his fathers debts and about francs for his book fnvaslon of ho says he sacrificed his pensions and an offer of francs for a lecture tour In America Ho applied to the Duchess Huron Maclcay for money but Is vague as to tho origin of his resources flow the Slavery Keport Wan Started Oct RKtetisanztiucr pub lishes art explanation of tho origin of the recent report that tho German administra tion at Bagonngo had issued a decree au thorizing slavery ft seems that the Arabs sent a petition to the Germans for the sale of slaves on the ground that otherwise thoy would be unable to cultivate their devas tated lands In sonic way u copy of the petition became posted as a proclamation and upon this woro based tho false accusa tions The American Swindlers Victims LONDON Oct of the credi tors of Jamas Field Company the bankers who recently failed was held today Tho receiver announced tho total amount re ceived from assets of tho firm as The meeting adopted a suggestion that the creditors subscribe a fund for the purpose of proving their title to the Alt00 against which a draft has beon drawn and presented for payment In Now York but payment The Potato Question Settled KKWAfTNKK Oct moyer young farmer quarreled with his bride of a few weeks In regard to I ho quan tity of potatoes thoy should put In for the winter Ludorrnoyor grew insanely angry and a Winchester shot her dead Then he put tho tlio rifle to his own head and blow his brains out The Old Soldier Honored BisitMtf Oct Emporor has or dered that tho colors of all the regiments In Merlin bo brought to tho residence of Count Von Sunday This distinction has never before boon accordod to a Gorman subject tfmperor William tho King of Saxony tho Grand DulvO of Hess and several princas will go In a body to Count Von Moltkos residence and congra tulations of tho army and navy The Pope Grants a Petition KOMK Oct Vopo today gave audienceto tho Archbishop of Bahia who prayed tho Pope would grant tho Catholics religious liberty similar to that edjoyod liy tlio Catholics of America Tho Popo promised to comply withthe request Must They Have American Goods ItwiUiiN Oct is reported that ofR oUil Inquiries aro being made to ascertain whether goods which havo hitherto been obtained from America can bo imported from other countries Grand DnTco Nicholass Condition ST FETEUSnuno Oct condition of Grand Duke Nicholas uncle of tho who was seized with sudden mania during tho recent army maneuvers has become criti cal Dervish CattleThieves Killed Out Dervishes raid ing cattle wore today attacked by Egyptian cavalry Seven dervishes woro killed and a number Baroness Rothschild Robbed PARIS Oct a recent journey Baroness Alphonso Eothschild was robbed of Jewelry valued at francs USTCD UP HER OTjOTHES A Kansas City Woman Tries Seven Times to Hung Herself KANSAS CITY Oct TRIBUNE Dispatch SJin Francisco Chronicle Mrs Mary Burns tho wifo of a fisherman living at First street and Grand avenue made seven desperate efforts to kill herself In a coll at tho Central Police Station last night Tho woman wua arrested yesterday after noon in a bpastly state of intoxication She fought viciously all tho way to tho station She was placed In a coll tho top of which Is supported by wooden crossbars She re moved tho wftlsfc of her dross tied ono sleeve about her neck and tlio other around 0110 of the crossbars and assuming a kneel ing posi tion was strangling to death when discov ered Sho was cut down and tho waist re moved from the coll Then she made six other desperate attempts to cud her II fo by hanging using in succession fora ropo strips from h or white from hor petti coat her corset strings and sash her stock ings and finally her very nether garments Pho wns completely nudo when last dis covered the various articles of clothing used for ropes having boon taken from her cnch respective time she attempted to hang herself It was finally found to bo neces sary to bind her hand and foot and strap her to the cot In tho cell to prevent her herself Tho Court will examine Into her sanity THEY HAVE TROUBLE Tho Western Union Discharging the Best Operators at Omaha to Tnrn sensation was created among the Western Union telegraph operators in this eity by the discharge of two of the bast operators In tho city Fetor and Joseph Adams Four other Brother hood men have boon released the past few dajs Tt is tho opinion of the operators generally that they woro dis charged because they aro members of tho newly organised Telegraphers Brotherhood The local Brotherhood was formed a few weeks ujjoixnd numbers about forty of the nest telegraphers in tho city It Is rumored that moro members of the order are to be discharged and if such is the trouble expected The Brotherhood Engineers PilTSTursG Oct delegates of tho Internationnl Brotherhood of Locomo tive Engineers visited tho Pennsylvania Railroadshops at Altoona in consequence uo session was held Tho election of grand officers take Friday It Is on reliable authority that a now ottico will First Grand Asaist antChiof TV S Irurnim will bo also willSecond Assistant Dolos Evert It is likely ihoWw ofilco will be that of third assistant It Is federation scheme has beou defeated A PROSPEROUS UTAH Colonel Bodge Says the Western Will Sot Go ABogging IT HAS NOT BEEN SOLD TO ANYBODY The Atchison Preparing to Spring a Million Acres IVill Bo Demanded From the Government Wonderful Growth olthe System Oct to Colonel Dodge and general man ager of the Klo Grande Western returned from York last night Being asked this morning if there was anything In the reported purchase oT that lino he replied No sir Tho Santa 16 has no option on this road and has never attempted to buy Ts the road for sale Yes the same as any good enterprise it is not going abegging by any means Tbo road is u good one is paying well and any one willing to pay our figures can get Dkl yon soo Mr MolTat in New York Is ho there negotiating for the Western fie Is not Wo offered the road to tho Rio Grande some time ago The price WMS considered too high since then tho price lias advanced Neither the Santa F6 nor the Rio Grande wants to buy our line and It is better for boththat the situation should re main as it is In the event of one line buy Ing the Western it would necessitate natu rally tho building of a parallel line by the other As It Is we aro going to handle all the traffic for both lines and will take all corncs to When do you expect to have tho broad gauge trains running between Denver and Salt Lake Very soon Our part of the route has been in readiness for months During that time wo havo been running broadgauge trains between Ogden and Grand Junction Wo aro waiting Cor arrangements to be eom ploted on this end of the THK ATCHXSONS SENSATION Twenty A Demand to Jio Made for Million Acres CHICAGO Oct San Francisco Chronicle throe years theAtohlson road will havo built 2000 miles of now road Judge Springer Is authority for the statement that within three years the track between Mojavo and San Francisco will be completed With the building of this roadand the unfinished por tion of the Atlantic Pacific between Se pulvcdaand Albuquerque will bosprungono of the largest legal sensations of modern times It is nothing less than the claim on tho part of tho Atchison to over acres of land being the alternate sections for ton miles in tho States and twenty miles in tho Territories on each side of the track for the whole distance A large part of this is in whatis now the richest partoC Califor nia This grant was conferred in ISM by the Government Tbo terms were that tho Atlantic Paclllo should tho road and that the Government would extinguish tho Indian title survey and open thy land to Settlement in advance of or at tho same time with the construction This the Gov ernment did not do except In part neither did tho Atlantic Pacilic build all of the road nit it built several hundred miles through territory not oven yd surveyed ami over which the Indian title still hangs By an act of Congress of July 0 1830 grant was repealed Tho Atchison bus pro cured opinions from some of the leading at torneys in the country and they thitt the repealing act was unconstitutional Tho road failed to carry out Its contract but the Government had previously failed to carry out Its share As tlio burden according to legal talent falls on tho Government Judge Springer be lieves that land could still be claimed and there Is no question that the Atchison will make tho attempt President Manvel has just signed an or der for tons of 50pouad nails to bo delivered at Albuquerque vel says tho steel is for repairs on the At lantic Pacilic but Western dispatches claim that vast quantities of ties and steel aro already being shipped west from Al buquerque for tho new lino between Mojave and San Francisco Today it was also reported that the At ohisoti was building from SpHngneld or rather Chadwick Missouri to order to take Kansas and Nebraska grain over tho southern route which has of late been carrying more Western grain than goes via Chicago and St Louis combined The thovgap between and and San Angolo will occur with tho comple tion of the San Francisco line and give the Atchison lino ISO miles less than the South ern Pacific to Galvcston a city which all tho Atohison officials agree will become si far more important point than Now Orleans A RAILROAD FICTION The Utica HeraldV Sold t TJtica Herald plant was sold upon an order of the Supremo plant with tho entire franchises and sold It was bidrh iu ttiein of firm of EHKs Koborts Itis understood or ts w 111oo n t i h u Q in the capac 1 ty of literary of tKo Herald i1 Baseless Rumors of a Burlington Extension to Seattle CIUCAGO Oct San Francisco Chronicle Series local paper says The air is filled with rumors of proposed Burlington extensions toward the Pacific Coast the most interesting of these comes from Seattle to the effect that Burlington road has joined hands with the system of railroads for the purpose of forming a great transcontinental line from thVPacific Coast The report is that1 Contracts have already been let for the construction a road from Butto of 300 niiles Those contracts aro nominally with the Hunt system involve the expenditure of and itis alleged that bonds to this amount placed in London England of these bonds was opposed bytho Union Pacific and Northern Pacific aun the attempt to sell them was likely to prove unsuccessful until the Ohicagb Burlington road came to tho rescue and by its aid purchasers were found for them After this to Butte is completed the extension of the rou e would1 simple Unfortunately Seattle people the story seems to lack one important eemefitxa grainof When this report was brought to tbe YiceP resident Poasloy of the he heartily andsaid there was not a word ottruthTri the1 Seat ho getting up suph that are not contefnplating direction present us we can do to attend hand at the Hunt Pacific Eailroad has been in tho city several days and arranged with tho Manhattan Trust Company to get financial aid in building the new railroad from Denver to Salt Lake City McLean home prepared to lofe con tracts for the work of construction Tho projected railroad will run from Denver to Boulder and cross the continental divide at Buchanans Pass running through Middle Park thence to Steamboat Springs and over tho Goose range to Green Itiver Utah Provo and Salt Lake The length will be 449 miles which Js 280 miles shorter than the Denver Rio Grande There will bo a tunnel 300 feet long on the projected line just before Middle Park is reached This will go through a high mountain and be an expensive piece of engineering work BUNNIE AND BABY Arguments in the Celebrated New York Breach of Promise Case ALBANY Oct Dispatch San Francisco Chronicle Series Court of Appeals listened today to a rehearsal of the salient features of the celebrated Bun nie vs Raby Bunting breach of promise ease whichafforded New Yorkers so much amusement when the case was first tried be fore Judge Beach and a jury That trial jury awarded Miss Clara Campbell n verdict for as a substantial solace for tho iujury done to her affections and worldly prospects by Charles Arbucklo the Baby Bunting of the voluminous cor respondence which wasaiibmitted Mr Ar buclde didnt relish the verdict against him and still less did he relish the handing over to the damsel upon whom he had once lav ished so many ondoarmoni of his profits in the so he took an appeal to the general term oftho Supreme Court which sustained tho verdict of tho jury Then Mr Arbucklo carried his ap peal to the Court of Appeals where argu ments on both sides were hoard today SCARING THLOHIQAMS GOVE71MOB HILL ADDRESSES THOUSAND AT WOOSTJ5R Ho roints Out tho Viclouaness of the JjoilKO Election Hill and Rectl Defends the Measure at IJnrllugton WOOSTEH Ohio Oct Hill left Canton for Woostor tins morning ar riving at the latter place at noon At every station silong the route a largo crowd gath ered and cheered Governor ITIll us the train passed Afc Massillon MajorMcKInley who was on his way to Smithville boarded the train and chatted with tho Governoruntil he reached his destination An arriving at immense throng crowded tho station and the city was In gay holiday attire Governor Hill addressed the monster open air mass meeting of 8000 poo plo this afternoon Govc spoke ar length onthe tariffquestion und also on the rcioolions bill Kogapcluig the latter there bsis nothiiig taken plncc of the South to justify tho ful power of Congress to regulate our elections He announced tlui Forue bill as iv dangerous ex orcise of Constitutionalauthority a menace to our theory of government and an insult to the people or the Slates The States had always regulated their own Congressional elections Tnuv should be permitted to continue to do so of such a privilogeis a policy of force A mere of tho details of the proposed measureis sufficient to make it exccrahle The tendency of suchlegislation would he to provoke cbnllicfc between the Federal and State ollicers race prejudices would be engendered in the South The Force bill is a vicious attack upon our form of government Those who affectto think thfi people do not understand this issue are no I aroused to its importance mistake the signs of the times andcharacter and temper of tlie American people In conversation with Major McKinley today he told him it was the intention of the present Republican Congress to pass the Force bill be fore its expiration no matter which party was successful in the coming election If they do not carry tho next election you cnn they will not pass that bill The Governor addressed another audience this evening at tho Opera House aud latec left for Massilou Speaker Reeds Tour GAfcTSSfigna 111 Oct Eeed made a short speech at the depot this morn ing to a largo audience Ho upheldstrongly the policy ofthe Republican party andwas loudly cheered BinwoiNGTON Oct Reed arrived here from Peoria and was accorded a warm welcome by the Repub Tliis afternoon ho spoke at the Opera House to a large crowd being intro duced by exSenator Harlan He spoke on tha election question dwelling on the in equality of representation in the South He explained the workings of the Lodge elec tion hill and devoted some tirao to the tariff He closed with a tribute to Con gressman THE FENIAN BROTHERHOOD The Secret Oath to Be Formed NEW YORK biennial con vention of the Fenian Brotherhood closedat Patterson N last night The session lasted three days More than 200 delegates were present representing all sections of the United States By far themost import ant action of the convention was the unani mousendorsement of the recommendation of the generalsecretary se cret oath ofthe organization Hereafter all transactions of the Brotherhood will ho open and tho public will ho free to attend all meetings In his general secretary at tributed the disruptions anddisasters to the Irish organizations of the past two years to the fact that men for selfish personal endshad througha misuseof the secrecy clause in the constitution forced them selves Into power There was no dissenting voice wheix theresolution was put to a vote The appointed future of the organization intheir report recommennecl that the Fenian Brotherhood hereafter bo an organization that military and naval companies be organized and ninety per cent of the receipts may be devoted tothis the companies to be known as Fenian and to be held in readiness to assist the United States in caseof foreignwar following counsel was elected George Smith Diiscoll John Dow ling Francis Rea1 R Thomas Sampson Whaleu and Roderick John elected v FIRED INTO THE STREET Prohibitionists UmyiUihff to VHear Both Sid es of the i tent occupied Jrr the anci listened the tbeliquor Being called piifpr he Maine convinced from there that prohibition wnsiiii a Nebrasifa on that accbuut Browns P ro n i o th sou 1 as learjn at OCTOBEB 23 1890 KISHONOR GOES TO JAIL The Mayor of Long Island City Scut Up for Assault LONDON JEWELRY THIEVES NABBED Plenty of Evidence to Convict tho New Orleans Search1 and Her Husband Ar liecord of Crime THE NEW CASE Plenty of Evidence Against tho Fif teen Italians Under Arrest NEW ORLEANS Oct rTriiinjsE Dis Francisco Chronicla Series I Acting Chief of Police Journee and Chief of Detectives Malone say today that the work of the police in the Hcnnessy assassination caseis about finished that the guilty par ties are undoubtedly under and the to substantiate this is already in possession of the officers There may bo a few more unimportant corroborative facts to be picked up but the police are satisfied with the evidence they have Next Tues is the day fixed on which the detectives wilt be ready to go into the ex amining trial of the fifteen men now under arrest Four are charged directly with the wliile tbeothersare charged with being both before and after the i NEW ORLEANS Oct Arcolored boy furnished today aii important link in the evidence against Gasparo An boy arrested together with his lather later released told the colored boy that let go because turned on his father The boy asserts that he was Jn structed father to watch nessys appearance on Elrod f street and wliJstie and then run ytb Pqidras1 market Thishe did joiried by his father and another Italian at tbe market Used Vthe forImproper PRICE FIVE CENTS NEW YORK Oct San Francisco Chronicle Series or Pat rick J Gloason of Long Island City was to day sentenced to 11 vo days in jail and to pay a fiue of 3250 He is now In the custody oij the Sheriff under guard This disgrace which has come upon the onisf executive of a New York municipality was caused by his unprovoked assault upon George 11 Crow ley a newspaper reporter of which he had previously been convicted A Mayor sentenced to jail for five days A unheard of even in Long Island City whoso oxMayor had served a term 6f Imprisonment for folony Indeed since tho Mayor of an Indiana town was shot dead while committing a burglarysuch degrada tion of municipal dignity has not been re ported Patrick J Gleason Is built in tho coarsest mould upon a body framework that would bo Invaluable to a prijceiigbter He stands at lonst six feet high must measure nearly 50 Inches around his has arms like a blacksmiths a long roach and a thorough development and cannot turn tho scale at much less than 240 pounds So far as the average human belni isconuerneu he would in a rough and tumble encounter such as Mr Gleason prefers stand about as good a chance of being killed whether engaged with the Mayor of Long Island City or tho pride of Boston It was with such a man that the unfortunate correspondent the Associated Press Geoige It Orowloy en countered on a Sunday night in a Long Is land City saloon when the place should have boon closed Crow ley was severely beaten and Gleason now pays the penalty Mayor Gltfasuns incarceration will not interfere with the affairs of this city The city charter provides that in ease the Mayor is absent from tlio city for more than ten clays or is incapacitated for duty that length of time ohe president of the Board of Aldermen should become the acting Mayor of the City Mr Crowloy has a civil suit against Gleason for damages on account of the LONDON JEWELRY THIEVES How a Canadian and Two Females Plied Their Vocation LONDON Oct San Francisco Chronicle A Wright a Canadian aged 52 wo men who gave tho names of Condy and Irving were arraigned In the Police Court today on a charge of robbing a jeweler in Cheapsiclo of a diamond brooch valued at S550 The police say these three persons have victimized nearly all the prominent jewelers in London The man had several thousand pounds on deposit at tbe American agency and all three were plentifully sup plied with money They were held for trial Tho women pretty and woro richly dressed Irving is about 35 years old and the Oondy woman about 28 Mrs Irving is said to be tho wife of William Burke alias Billy the tho American bank thief who was recently convicted here Tho Oondy woman says she is single but refused to give her address It appears that about noon on September 18th on Messrs Edward Poultry Co and looked at some of the valuable jewelry including a diamond brooch and pendant with a large sapphire on the center They made an excuse for not buying any thing and then left but shortly after they had gone the manager missed the brooch and pendant A few days later a Mr Britten brought to Mr Edward a largo sap phire stone which on examination was recognized aa the one which had formed the center of the pendant that had been stolen From information Mr Britten was able to furnish the stone was traced back to a bul lion dealer named Paaker at West End who purchased it from Wright for through the instrumentality of the Lows American Exchange The whereabouts of Wright and the two women were easily dis covered Is Wrights possession were found three contract notes relating to jewelry jewelry valued at about and a pawn ticket for worth of diamonds He had moreover deposited at Lows Exchange Charing Cross This morning he handed to the de tectives tbe brooch ho had managed to conceal and which is worth TRIB the express Jrates tleadvanced jit is iizf d ewsbppS th n pt uri vtiipiiWrrpTnlpifitJBiriikHeiiLlr idlirinir the f ri i wmiliV PresidentMoliieaii of itbe of Sophie Search She was also connected with a paper at Oakland in tha samo capac A Shocking Discovery FIVKDERICKSBURG Oct tion from Spottsylvnnia county says In the neighborhood of Peaks a few days ago a genUeman while hunting in tho back woods came near a miserable bin in which was known to have lived afnmily of ncgroos Tho air was filled a horrible stench and bmzards sat around in tho trees On Inves tigation tho bodies of two negro boys in a decomposed state wero found in tlio hut 11 seoms they fought several days previous and ono killed tho other while vfrom tho wounds tho other received death resulted A child in tho hut had a collarInmebroken and was in a critical condition Another male chiM who was ill was so cruelly ban daged woman who had boon in charge that tho little fellow sutVoring horribly Tho negroes in charge of tho children wero arrested Train Wreckers Surprised LIBKKTY Oct Smith of this place while walking on the track ot the B Q Railroad near hero surprised four men at work engaged in loosening mils Ho informed the police buttho wouldbo wreckers disappeared They evidently preparing to shift rails in oivlor to wroclc tho Burlington passenger train Great ex citement prevails over the discovery ami U 4s greatly increased by tho result of tho coroners investigation into the M St P wreck of yesterday which proved that It was accomplished by tnvhi wreckers Murdered and Robbed CHICAGO Oct terrible criino was committed tnnight Des Phiines a little village several miles west of the city Michael one of tho oldest and best SIGKENiHG SPECTACLE A Bloody Corpse Discovered in a Mouse Sear Payson HALF OF THE HEAD WAS BLOWN OFF He Tried to Load His 5un on Horse Longf Chapter of Railroad Scene of Horror in a Trainmen Killed his valuables extracted apparently showing that tho niotivo assault was robbery A large posse of citizens are searching for tho murderers supposed to bo throe tramps who have been seen around tho village for suveraJ days On Osrcmwstanttiil Evidence PARIS Oct the jury in the case of the United States vs Tom Moore charged with murder a verdict of guilty On May 18SO Charles Palmer was waylaid and kilicri near Moore was suspected of the crime and ar rested A remarkable chain of circum stantial evidence was brought to show guilt Strong motives were developed ono of which was to secure property in Palmers possession and another to hide what was believed to be another murder and robbery Thome and Shimi Started Back CHICAGO Oct H Thome and George Shinn wore started back to Califor nia tonight over the Northwestern road in charge of two California1 officers They were heavily ironed and both shackled to seats of the railway conch in which they were to make the journey They are tho arrested in Chicago a week ago after a liberty succeeding their daring escape from San Quentin Johnnie Hope NiswYORK Ofit Hope who was Implicated in robbing the Manhattan Sav ings Bank with his father Jinimio Hope tho famous bank robber was liberated from Sing Sing prison today upon apardon from Governor Hill Hope received sentence for twenty years in 1879 An Old Soldier Found Bead LEAvisjnvonTir Oct inmate of tho Soldiers Home named Booster was found dead on the reservation tlm morning under a rapid transit trestle It is supposed that he was overtaken by a dummy train and either jumped or was thrown off by tlio train THE WINDOW GLASS TRUST The New TariffJSnables It to Advance Prices FraDLAT Oct Dis Chronicle This morning every window glass factory In Findlay went into the new trust which has been organized to control the production and sale of window glass This trust cm braces the window glass houses in the United States west of Pittsburg with the single ex ception of that at Celina Ohio which is owned by Findlay parties The effect of this combination will bo to increase the cost of glass because it prevents any competi tion The new tariff gives the trust addi tional protectian from al though no window glass will be importfad yet the prices will be as high as though the glass was imported and the duty paid it The factories here do not yet know who will handle their but all the orders will have to come through one central agent The headquarters of tho trust is lo cated at Chicago PATSOX Utah Oct to terrible tragedy resulted In tho tkat h of John Bolton who acoldontly killed himself while going horseback from Payson to Salem Tn the middle of tho forenoon ho loft town to visit his sister in Salom taking with him a doublebarreled shot gun with which ho shot himself Tbo particulars came out In the Coroners inquest this even ing as follows Jns JJusil testified that he was going to his field with his sons Thomas and Karl Qr the way about ono and ahalf miles east of town ho saw a hoy on a horso coming for itiiuuiiui JM uuu wi waid Karl said Fathor Is Johnny known residents was found lying in bis yard fl js blcodi x jumpcd with his skull split open w ah an axo his t pockets had beon slit with a knife and all outol the wagon and ran up and was horri fied to discover Johnny with half the right side of his head blown off Ho was sitting in the saddle leaning his head over tho horses neck I turned away horrified Tho sight wns terrible Apparently tho borso hadnt moved since tho sun exploded 3o his feet lay a bunch of tho boya brains Dripping down the shoulder leg of the Horse was blood and brains That portion of the faco and ranging from below the right chock to tho crown of tho head and between the right oyo and ear was entirely blown off It was a ghastly spectacle T found brains and pieces of skull as far off as fifteen feet in different directions IIis hat was blown to pieces I dispatched Tom tor tho officials and Karl to hisnrelations Tho news soon spread and a great many people came to see I wouldnt let anyono touch tho corpse which must havo remained about two hours in asittinc position on the horso Officer Uinjiham and Dr Shores camo and took Johnny off the horso with some difll culty as his knees tho saddle probably on account of paralysis Tho gun was found In front of tho horso on tho left side lying obliquely across tho From ether evidences It Is concluded that Johnny tired a shot just before crossing the canal and then attemptedto reload as was his custom in tho saddlo putting the gun hammers on his toes One of tho hammers was defective and in some way must have11 caught on tho stirrups ani discharged the gun The bey was years old and tho only son of an aged father Silver in Wisconsin WEST SUPERIOR Oct ex citement has been precipitated over the finding of silver about two miles from Fond du Lac and a number of Superior people have become interested in a scheme to de velop tbe mine The land on which the vein was discovered is situated on an island and by T B Scovllle A party of Uu luth and Superior speculators with two ex perienced explorers left today to examine tho locality and make further tests of the quality and extent of the vela A sample taken from the island by Scovillo has been examined by experts and pronounced a good grade of silver A Methodist Preachers Heresy Ontario Oct San Francisco Tho Ministerial Commission appointed to investigate the charges of heresy preferred asainst Rev James Thompson a Methodist met today The accused pleaded guilty of having taught the objectionable doctrines of conditional and of the wicked and was sus pended from the ministry the church pending action of the next annual con fercnco A Fitlier Matthew Banquet Oct As part of the Father Matthew celebration a banquet was given tonight in honor ofCardinal Gibbons and Archbishop Ryan When was leaving ho addressed the Father Mat thew Club saying to You are the jewels of religion the genis of the church the gospel an it He then gave his benediction to those present and the tem perance ThirtyThird Degree WASHINGTON The Council Scottish Hi te Masons today elected of gentlemen to the Thirtythird degree arubng them Colonel C A and Captain Mi Rockefeller XJ S Samuel Levy R HS Lloyd andD B California Gutlirie W C Montana If W Hales Arizona A SPAJIKS WIRES is A RAILWAY HORROR Col and Trains lido in a Tunnel CINCINNATI Oct disastrous collis ion ocourrod oclock this morning on the Cincinnati Southern railway in a tun nel a quarter of a mile north of rulley station between a freight and pass enger trains Tho latter left Cincinnati at 8 p m Another passenger train left Cincin nati an hour earlier Both of these held at Somerset two hours or nioro on account of a freight wreck south of that T place last night When tho track was clear tho foremost Cincinnati train started out from Somerset nst and met and passed safely the northbo und freight Then the other passenger started out When tho flrst Cincinnati train passed out tho crew of the freight appear to have overlooked the fact that another to follow and they pulled out and started northward Less than a quarter of a mile away they entered a tun nel onesixth of amile long In the njost hopeless place a train man ever meet death the engines of the two trains dashed into each other and the horrors of conflagration followed No description of the scenes has been made Only results aro tele graphed to the ofllcials of the road hero Firemen Gould and Welsh Bralceman John B Montgomery Express Messenger KulVner and the mail agent were killed Engineer Taylor oi the passenger truln M D Pimlott of the freight were badly burned and tbe No passengers were killed If anywere jured their names are not yet YOUJIK Paine a commercial traveler had both legs crushed and since died 1 The delay to the passenger trains by another wreck caused the mistake of tho and conductor of the freight train Fortvxr nately the passenger train had not entirely gone into the tunnel when tho crash so the three sleepers which did not the track served as a means of escape for the passengers All the train except three sleepers was burned Mail Agent Gayle Is living bat badly burned Mail Agent C L Dpoger is miss ing It is supposed he burned to death v Kngineer John Pimlott died this noon making six victims the oolllsiou as follows John Pimlott engineer Fireman Welsh Somerset Fireman yvj Gould Ludlow Brakemari Jpha Montgomery Albany N Postal 0 L Docseu Cincinnati Ohio Messenger Edward P Buffner Ohio Baggage Master John R Nevrr The injured arc W D Welch Orleans MLss Ollio ton Arch Murphy Madison Indiana The Injuries sustainedby three last named are slight i From stories of the railroad men rived here tonight it appears wreck was due to tho crew of freight train 22 This train was In Wait at Sloanes passenger trains 9 and Shad vviii was the crew ofthe freight j train went to sleep EngineerxPmlottJr wakened up just after No 0 had and assuming that it was vv the road WAS clear aroused the trairJ went on The approaches to ends of the tunnel are sharply within hundred feettof the mouth a sleeper the passenger train were A WREOK ON ATail End Wreck occurred this r Pacific injured fatally the depot
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