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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1890, Salt Lake City, Utah CIRCULATION EXCEEDING ALL THEJTHER DAILIES CIT4Y COW BIN ED i THE MOAT EXTENSIVE BEST ADYERTISIKlr IEDIUI ROCKY MOUNTAIN REGION SAiT LAKE CITY UTAH TUESDAY MOItSTSTG OCTOBER 2S 1890 PRICE FIVE lAIOtDV m otn T miuuiiii A Russian Journalist Endures the Terrors of Siberian Exile A SHUNNED AND PERSECUTED OUTCAST wtacfstonc Salisburys Policy and the of the Turks and Mutiny Iu SiiioriaThe Foreign News LONDON Oct Dispatch San Francisco ac counts uf atrocious tiefttnioiit of Russian prisoners are fully curroburatud by Felix Volkhovsky u Russian journalist who after olcvim years of oxlle tscapud recently fnm Siberia and has just arrived in Lou UGII ThiH escape is more remarkable as ho Is tho first exlli wiiu has accomplished the urifl extremely difficult to tho Pncillc eluded tho vigilance of the police arid for Knglaiid Volkhovsky KMtory IM u romance Ho has hivn commitied to pdsim times and hlscixllt has spent a total of narlv nlno years In xullUiry confinement of his arrest while CMrnijULirig his stmllos at Moscow University h Without any Information of the charge ho WRM to St Petersburg niul lodged in the prison of polire For ho Was ktipC LTiere In soll tho punishment all cxHos who soo no penion tlio warden who brings food once a iiif police eventually decided that there was intfvldonce ugalnftt hlrn arid ho wtis rHtaHtHl arid returned to Moscow Mijuiwhllti Nuohaiir a prominent rovolu luid a conspiracy which in tho fol luwiiig yoar detootod Valkhovsky whi wa known to liu Interested In polities wis ii trd with a nf dthtrs whom rim police arnsfl of being liMpllciiUd in thu pica He was bunisltod to Siberia not sent to the mines A r riving in Siberia after H journey several weeks Valkhovsky was smt to Tiiliusvki a village n Tobolsk and after bciTig ho trnist expect a visit froriMhf polko at any momuuU and that hr was to t beyond tho boun flnrv or wvll bo knmUed ho wnsal loMd tn seek his living as best ho roulcl Without money and without knowlodgo only of lltiraturo and law ho rornalnnd at vllhigo fur live years earning u scanty as a house painictr ami performing odd Johs Tho lifts however was terribly for huaidus being twlmi a day hy polico tho inhabitants of Urn vlfiugo wrro Iorhidflon to associate with tho superintendent of police took inhuman delight In rendering his life as hunl and miserable IKI possible After tlvii risidence ho married and WHS fortunate enough to obtain pcrmisfion to transfer hlrnsolf to Tomsk This did without delay being compelled to do tho Journey on foot luwompanLiKl by his wife Probably tho terrible hardships niirind her tjoiiBtltuMon for very shortly afterward she died leaving an Infant dauvchmr Ho obtained permission In Tomsk in hunt In Mm rinlghhuitiood of the village for work ntul tlnaily decided on light Ho a woeful talc of his bitter experiences mid torrlblt hardships In making tho Ohinoso he tlnaily roachod and shipped abonnl a vessel for Vancouver Thou ho miidn his vay Kait His experiences arc those which few mon had fow oould outlive them his downtrodden load of suffering ho with muoh Improssivoncss When he his little daughter aged 10 was left Four that tho child might bo by tho Russian Government na was tho tlio children of several political nlVfndors Imposed upon him tho necessity of conteaUng his Identity but now after much anxiety the child who was secretly eon vty od outof Siberia In dlsgulso has hor father in London n diplomatic circles hero that Genera ho is now In Paris Is authorized MI formulate military conditions for t regular alliance between Franco and Russia A Petition 1or the Pope MADRID Oct Thirty two bishops who assisted iu the recent Catholic Congress at t have sent a petition to the Queen of Spain asking her to Interfere in the mat ter of unjust treatment of the Von MoStkcs Congratulations MHKMN Oct thousand and nlnuUniiio congratulatory telegrams passed through tho Berlin office for Von Moltke The count expressed thanks through the newspapers Carnot to Visit Russia ST PETEKSIKJKO Oct Gazette states that Carnot President of France will visit this city in May when he will opon an exhibition of French products to be held here Panama Oanul Difficulties PAKIH Oct 27 Lieutenant Wyso tele graphs La France from Bogota that the Panama ounal negotiations aro certain to be protracted and beset with difficulties A Prince Given n Colonelcy VIENNA Oct Von Hartenau who was formerly known as Prince Alex ander of Bulgaria has boon gazetted colonel in the Austrian army Tho Greek Elections A TURNS Oct general parliamen tary election was hold In Greece today tlicGovornmont retaining only onethird of the Do Freyoinet Has the Rhematism PAIIJR Oct do Freyclnoc is conllned to his lied by rheumiiUsm A SIGHT TO RAISE THE HAIR THli WILD RinJS OF A CORPSE THKOUOtI BKOOKTAN A HorflO Dashinfi at Through tho Streets and the HeiiiH f Pace a Doucl Mau NKW Vortic Dispatch San lraicisco Chronicle old man is driving piOtty fast He will run somcbiidy down If ho Is not careful Sdo what a grip ho has on tho This was tho ohsfjpvution of a man In Brooklyn thia sifuirnoun His attention had boon at tracted to si buggywhich wan going at a high rato of speed In Uio buggysala man with white hair and heard Mis heart was thrown v llttlo baokward and his two arms wore him Ho clutched the reins as though ho was exerting his strength to hold tho animal and there was very like a smllo upon his yelled Policeman Gate who stood on tho curb at the cornor of Morsestreet Ho ran Into roadwaV and tried to tho horse by tho chock rein hut inado a miss of It There was something lit tho appearance of the drivers that soriC a shiver through the blue cioutis frame Tho ashy whiteness of his faco and his wide staring oyos wore such sis are seen only In a corpse mans dead said tho policeman as the buggy passed him Ho started In pursuit Of It A crowd followed him At tho corner ofStuyvosant avenue and Me Donnujjh street tho runaway horse came to a stop before a heap of huilcling material A hands seized tho horses head when tho mad race ended Then it was scon that tho occupant of tho bjiggy was indeed a1 corpse Uo proved lo be Gilbert DoKevoro a wealthy builder Ho was years of age arid had boon subject for several years to heart GLADSTONE AT 13DINRURGH JIo tho Foroisrn rolicy and Comments on Current Events Oot mooting of Lib was held hero today at which Glad stone rlcliverod an address Ho said tho Lihonil piuty wfis prepared to wait expression of tho onuntrys opinion regard homo rule before JiiinounctoifTn premn Mi urgod the people to closely watch tinnaval and military oxpondlturcs he declared had gone beyond tho bounds of prudence and propriety uVforrlng to thn foreign policy of thoGov frnmont Gladstone blamed Salisbury for sunding an accredited envoy to the Vatican Tlio of Slnimons to counsol with rrgardlnc tho rights of the jlif ChiMTh in Malta oamo dii rigorously near the papal claims to dominion ovor part of Italy Continuing the accounts of vvppnwlon In Russia raised akii to iibbommoo and ho trusted tho world would soon bo favored with hotter reports regarding Armenia und tho misrule nf the 1iifte ilo said iho long series of outrages committed tho Turks on tho Christians mihr imitualy seal tho doom of the onro Kroat Turkish empire Roferrlng to homo saitl tliorf were sovon test questions apart from homo rule fur Irrfhvnd namoly lemperunue the eight hour day disestablishment of the Scotch church tiisestablishmout of tho Welch church woman auttnijte home rule for Scotland and allotments but ho cau tioned the Liberal party against dividing one argf into aovon small ones by de clining to support a candidate who does not accept a particular test Gladstone prulswl Lord Salisburys South African arrancotuinits as tho host that the ciroil mstiinoes pormltttd The Rurttelot AfTair LONDON Got Tclryravh appeals to Stanley to clear up the Marttelot affair says he advised Uarttelotthat 11111113 things could hi shul against his brother that had belter iu Uft unsaid and therefore lie ought to suppress certain in The Bonny emphatically denies that TUB OHlMtIONSHlP Schuofer and Slokson to Play for a Trophy in December NKW YORK Dispatch Francisco Chronicle Series date of tho big billiard match between Schaofor and Slosson has been fixed at December Tho mou are to moot in Ohlckorhig Hall It will bo A fourtooHinch balkline game for H00 and tho HrunswlckBalkeCollondor worlds championship challenge cup Tho match was to have been played last Juno after Slosson had been defeated by Solmefer In tho biif tournament Arnuipoinonts were completed for tho match when Sclmofor found an opportunity to go and moot J P B McOleery at Sau Francisco Schaofor was to tho CiiUfornlan at straight rail billiard Tor u side Keoilug very sure of winning ho didnt want to let slip the opportunity to make JJWOQO so easily Ac cordingly he requested SUissoii to postpone their match for one ho would not have time to practice the dittcront styles of straight fall and balklino hi loss time SlobMins reply was to tho ofloot that tho match musthe played in Juno as mado or postponed until as during the sum rnor thuro would not bo many people in tht city to attend agreed to postpone If until October Ho played McCloetf and ran out running 1000 each night tho position of the balls being marked on tho table at conclusion of each days play Tho RrmiswlqkBalko Company then olVtMtd to give a trophy emblematic of tiio worlds championship and it was proposed to make a grand sweepstakes match open to the world Vlgnaux Tiot Gnrnler and other foreign cracks were corresponded with but they did not see fit to como and the other experts of America did not care to try conclusions on oven terms with Slosson and Si1 line for The omblem which will be pluyed for must be defended successfully for two years beforo it becomes tho absolute property of tho holder A BUKIiJNGTON WRECK HOT PENNSYLVANIA POLITICS An Emigrant Killed and Several Cars of Live Stock Demolished Oct to TRIB special from McCook says In collision between two eastbound freight trains on tho Burlington road near Kobb rhlliip Morrow an emigrant was instantly killed His son Phillip Morrow wus fatally injured by escaping steam and Eusmeer Chambers1 and Fire n anCouchers seriously injured Freight No ft stopped to cool a hot box and a tor that Bartte wtfo wjis any ground for thudeduction Wjis placed on the track to warn urttelot had insulted his p A Mutiny Sihoxin ST IKTKHsnMJO from Vakouisk itierii report a idurlny tf Pilxsrian convicts on board u steamer on the rlyor Tho inhabitants of tho villiige whloli tho stoamer was passing came U tOnvlots assistance and thorn to disarm and bind guards of the es cort The Governor of the province sent j jured Morrow troops in pursuit killed two of tho j tonvurd fujjltivus and rotapt u rod HVO engineer of tho extra siw the forward train as ho was coming iround a curve but Urn grade was so stoep that he was unable to stop and the collision followed the rear train plowing through thirteen oars of live stock Hiul morcnancUsij on the forward train Engineer Chambers andFireman Oouehers In lumping orf the extra wore in and his son wore in the African Villajjes Bnrnctl Oct Fremnutlo hits attacked and burnod novon villages on aKent today that tita salu o tin Vitu coast The villages were spoedily of stsul skins tho evstcualedl No reported ITo proposed to jittiick Vitu Sundny night Tho Sultan to appear hefovo the consulsor to deliver up natives Implicated iu the recent murder of Germans Alliance Oct Tclcyratnpubllshos from a oorrespondent hi St that it Is believed serl Seal Skins Go Up CHICAGO Out prominent firm of furriers received u eable from thsir Lonctou of broughtwere nearly tioublo those realixod lust yeir Thjs increase Is due to the small oaUeli of vhH present year Kurrior say today will De in tho market next year but although tho do not directly ntlcut goods now uii ilit ovners yf skins Wise1 the privo dl oneo to the point Miai from sOJil be 11 IV pui1 cent Pattison Swears Out Warrants for the Arrest of Several Editors Oct E Pat tlson Democrutic canclidato for Governor of swore out warrants of arrest this morning in cecdlngs for criminal libol against the publisher aud editor of the Inquirer tho proprietor of the Nortli American publisher and editor of the Harrisburg Call A hearing will bo given this afternoon The three papers mentioned published Saturday morning charges thatPattlson was bribed by the Vanderbilts to sign whatwere known as the South Pennsylvania bills of 1S83 and the exGovernor sought out and retained Jeremiah S Black to write a veto message and having received It with the understanding was to be sent to the Legislature ho changed his mind by next morning without notice to Judge Black approved tho bills and that Judge Black denounced Governor Pattison for this alleged deception and severed all amicable relations with him Tho article also charged that in stock had been paid Governor PattIson and Attorney General Lewis Cassldy for the signing of the bills chartering tho Pittshurg Natural Corporation The gontlornen concerned furnished bail for their appearance at the hearing this af ternoon Something Rotten in Massachusetts BOSTON Oct Globe says tho politicians arc greatly excited over the discovery of glaring inaccuracies in the Congressional elections of two years ago which those Investigating tho mutter Hud It difficult to explain on tho ground o The discrepancies in one district alone are over a thousand votes votes developments arc promised soon JOHNSTOWNS RELIEF FUND A AND A DIVERTED ITS IMJKPOSJ Viisb Sums Sent to Re lie TO the Sufferer on Public Works and Otherwise YORK Oct Dispatch Francisco Chnmiele Herald will print tomorrow a history of tho Johnstown Hood relief fund It charges unwise and administration and say the sympathy ot the civilized world wa aroused by this frightful calamity ant within a fow days nearly WHS contributed in monoy and of this magnificent contribution of money was given as a general1 fund to bo distributed without limitation or restriction for the I m mod i aterelief of the sufferers Of this vast sum the aillioted people wore permitted to receive but in money Tho remaining sum of was variously alienated in passing from tho donors to tho Intended beneficiary Nearly of it was appropriated by the State government was appro priated without authority to relieve dis tress In other parts of the State was appropriated to elegant permanent bridge a year and a half afterthe disaster to temporary oiio previously provided from this charity fund went to purchase new engines for tho was expended dur ing the presentyear In exhuming tbe burled victims of the them from the several burials fn the valley and roburyltig thorn In the grand cemetory and otliOL1 thousands are to be paid lor a ment already ordered was set apart to establish a permanent hospital after all the injured by the flood had been dis charged from medical care an undetermined or unannounced sum is ap propriated to defray the cost of writing and publishing a history of the great calamity upon whicha professor inthe University of Pennsylvaniais now engaged A PIUNCE SELIiS CALICO How a Hiifh Born Rtissian Earned His Livingin Syracuse SvtlAClTSK N Oct 27 Francisco Chronicle Syracuse social circlesare very much sur prised over tho alleged discovery that a real Prince has been selling them goods over tho counter About a year and a half ago a young Russian camo to this city and ob tained employ mo nt as a clerk In a drygoods store on South Salina street which he sub sequently loft for another store Ho was Fred Devetson He spoke Eng lish with fluency an agreeable German accent and his man tiers evinced refinement and culture Tho young mau was not evidently at homo in tho sphere ot a dry goods clerk withlong hours and stnal compensationHe occupied a room at the house of George Oslander on Warden street to whom he his high connections in Europe He had simply started ontHo see world depending upon tho resources of a well developed mind stuntheart lie had been in Montreal where his knowledge ot srvon languages readilyse cured him a professorship in an educational institution there He subsequently wont to Now York and earnedhis living by clerk Ing He claimedtobo a real Prince known in Germany as FrederickFerdinand Von Leveston with a commission as Lieutenant in tho Royal Guard Lovoston returned to Germany lastspring Mr Oslaiulor has just received a communi cation tending to confirmthe statements made by the young man regarding liis family history The letterannouneed the death of his mother Emma Von LevosUni whodiecl October 3rd hist leaving a vast estate THE NBWj BIO KOUTE Its Opening Is Delayed Until the 10th of November DENVER Oct Special to TRIB 0NR Owing to the completion of the Rio Grande Junction Railway being the oflicials of the combination lineby the new route to Salt Lake have obliged to abandon the plan of putting lino Iu operation on November 1 sts as expected a few days ago There has beeu considerable rain in tho Grand i S7alley and work has been m uch retarded on this account Now the time is sot not later than the tenth of the month Mr Colbran 0 S Lee and Super intendent Lawrence are 7 all in Salt Lake now arranging for a joint schedule with the is rand e oflicials Great preparations are being made for the opening the A large excursion train will bo run to Grand Junction and Lake A Union Pacific Extension Oct to TRIB Work has been goihg on for some timeon a ing north along the prepared by the East Company for track age It is asserted today that this track in reality belongs to the Union Pacilio and is to to Sioux City ao that the 1 1 have a track of Its own TRACYS ANCIENT MARINERS sinn is complotpci it ijjj said be part of the use the Northern roach St Paul i Jr co u ii ty y este ay jj ti tii n lev Oh a m bers a n er g a fter q u a r re 1 i w it Wiig li her lover cut olf with The American tal Commanders Are Mostly Baek Numbers WOODEN OFFICERS FOR AN IRON NAVY Sensationitl Features of Secretary Tracys Reports from General Gibbon and Indian Commissioner Argues a News at Washington WASHINGTON Oct Dis Francisco Chronicle Series One of the most interesting department re ports to be submitted by the President to Congress in December will be tho Secretary of the Navy The Navy Depart mentis now the mostactive of any of the branches of tho Government Secretary Tracy is preparing a report for the Naval Department this year that will makesome thing of a sensation It does not detract frum the ability of the Secretary to say that the Assistant Secretary solely is helplngbiui on it Tho report will not only deal with the now Oeet already that on the stocks that contracted for and that to be contracted for but it will the new order of things made necessary by the build ing of this fleet The new science of me chanics bhe uew ordnance the methods of oileiislve and defensive warfare made necessary by fcho existenceof such a fleet tho new tactics tho dilferent attaluments of officers required by the new order of things will all be treated ot There will be some startling recommenda tions as to the personnel of the particularly In ranks of tho line It is a lamentable fact that the new steel ships are growing In number than is the ability of the oiiiOBIS of the proper rank ip command them To get oOicers of the right kind of mettle to iu command of ships with their modem equipments has puzzled the NavyDepartment not a liule There are captains and eighty commanders to select from Not 20 per oeutof these haveKept pace the spirit of naval progress They are for the most part modern ship tittle Interest or ambition in the new order of tilings that they have made no effort to fit themselves for the command of a modern Only 5the othoi day a oapbaiu had to be detached from the Philadelphia for tho reason that he admitted he was at sea on boardof her Some of these are in capable offiirthercleVelbpmentintheiFprb fossion others alas are incapacitated by reason of their habits and are already on the Departmentsblack i It need not surprise anybody to find that tho forthcoming report of tho Secretary of the Navy will recommond reor ganization personnel oftho cou for m to tho needs ofthenowfleet A out of tho list of cap tains and commanders will be urged and a large addition to the force of younger officers including1 engi gunners etc Several will be suggested of the middle rank to fill the places of experts and tho higher gradesof mecbanias it be given warrants with pay commensurate with their skill and knowl edge This if adopted by Congress will spring the younger line officers to the front and will the older the Incompetents to tbat navy mans snug re GENERAL QIHUONS HBPOaT WASHIKGTOX Oct Secretary of War has received the annual report of BrigadierGeneral John Gibbon commanding the Department of the Columbia He reports the the extreme Northwest perfectly peaceful and says he think they will remain so indefi nitely unless goaded to desperation by con stant encroachments of the whites andtheir acts of injustice He says to courtmartial Suppased irregularities In courtmartiai proceedings have recently givenrisetoa good deal of comment throughout try and a proposition has been madijtobake from the department commanders the power to order general courts and vest it only in division commanders I am of the opinion that this would be a great mistake and would not be in the furtherance ministration of and wouldsimply add one more to the disadvantages ofthe present division He recommeuda hovyever certain im provemonts in the administrationof mili justice as To authorize the law to establish a of punishments for1 certain welldefined offenses to which courts should conform in sentences by requiring strict compliance with the law in by establishing a militaiy court of r whoso duties should to corres pondins eivil courts General Gibbon reports department In good condition as regards discipline and drill and gives it ashis opinion that the various measures taken to decrease the number of desertions inthe army will result beneficially No he says will produce better resultstban the plan to sob better enlisting recruits In rural districts rather than in crowded reports the cauteens In in a satisfactory condi tion says the system is not only better than that of cradership but the are beginning to realize some of He recommends that the War Department charter a seaworthy vessel for transporta tion of stores across the mouth of the Colum bia river and Bakers bay as recently when tho contract for that service was disapproved Since the stoppageof the garrison at been CUT olf from ordinary table AN ELECTROCUTION The first motion to secure final action from tho Supreme Court of ihe States on the question of the constitution alU y of the NewYork execujtion made in the Supreme it was moved that tbe case be advancedand set tor a speedy is that the Keuimler stvated that killing by electricity is a cruel unusual punishment and us itcd by the Constitution of the AtterV the made thejiriotioni Chief TusticoJuller asked distinction case and the case of Daniel O distinction that the carrying 6iit of the sentence in the Kemmlor scientifically and hopesthat eleciiricity be proper 1 Secretary WIndonr call the Worlds Fa Pealctijlfnvjwhat sknownas c The reuerai Garland while Justice Lamar bowed from the bench to which he had been appointed by the ycr who sat before him waiting to plead a case Mr Cleveland read from a printed brief and although the case was very technical ho held tho interested at tention of every member of the Court SUPREME COURT 15US1SE3S In the Supremo Court today the follow ing business was transacted R Roper plainciIT in error vs the people of California motion to advance denied No Press Company plaintiff in errorvs K McDowell motion to advance pursuant to 32nd rule submitted In behalf of counsel NO RECOUNT FOR NKW YORK Secretary of the Interior Noble today rendered a decision denying the application of Mayor Grant for a reenumeration of the population of New York COMMISSIONER MORGANS REPORT Commissioner Morgan Of tho Indian Bureau in his annual report says that for ten years there has been real progress in the right direction with the Indian ques tion and that the outlook for the future Is encouraging It has become he says tho settled policy of the Government to break up reservations and tribal relations settle the Indians upon their own homestead and deal with them not as natives or tribes or bands bub as individual citizens Tho American Indian is to became a true Amer ican The Indians themselves are coming to understand the present policy of the Government and are showing an increasing readiness and eveu desire to adjust them selves to it Upon the subject of improvement of the personnel of tho Indian service Commis sioner Morgan says that wherever It oould be done without too great a hardship ho has endeavored to removo those who wore im inefficient or unfavor able No one been discharged on ac count of polities or religion and in no single instance except for the improvement of tho service More improvement has been made in the government of industrial shools Tho Commissioner says boliovos the pub lic schools are tho most eiVootive means of Americanizing our foreign population He is desirous of bringing the Indian school relation with that of tho public school Not only so but wherever possible he is placing tho Indian pupils iu public schools Ho favors compulsory edu cation for Indian children of the last annual report there were 133 Indian reservations in the United States having an aggregate area of 000 acres or square miles During the year about acres have been secured by cession from the Indians anfl agreements by which about four and a half million will be secured arc now ponding Jn Congress The work of making allotments of lands in sevenUty under the several acts of Congress has steadily progressed during the year A LOSO AND SHORT TTAUti KOTJINQ A lengthy derision of tho Interstate Com merceCommission mado by Bragg was an nounced today in the case of George Rice againstthe the Atchison Topeka Santa F6 Railroad Company and others hi reference to rates on petroleum anditsprod nets to California alVocted by the long and short haul clause decision is in favor of the rail lines and maintains the position that the regulationsof commerce they have a right to make lowor rates at Cali fornia1 water and terminal points on this kind of traffic to lueet tho competition of water lines without reducing their rates to the same level points whore competition exists The declsiOjU also sustains the carriers in making a blanket as it is called on this traffic being the same through rate to California points from all points In the United States east of the 07th meridian of longitude on the ground that this rate has its origin in and is based upon competition between all rail linos on one side and water lines which are not subject to the act to regulate commerce on the in ref erence to the carriage of freight in large amounts The decision states that the other claim of the complainant that the defendant rail carriers make low rates to receiving tank stations in California to favor tho Standard Oil trust and its affiliated companies firms and associations and then low rates from such receiving tank stations points whereby preference is given those shippers over other shippers of this kind of freight is not sustained by the evidence in the proceedings The Southern Pacific Company ia ordered its rates as to this class of freight its westbound tariff at stations between Prosser on the Central Pacific Kailroad and Sacramento and Topeka Santa F6 Rail road is ordered to publish its rates asto this class of freight In westbound tariff be tween Las New and Califor nia terminal points As to the transcontinental lines the com plaint is dismissed but Is held for further evidenceand Investigation In thecase of certain southern and southwestern roads who are also parties defendant in the pro ceedings WHO ABE THE BUYERS Murat Halstead Sells a Portion of His Cincinnati Paper O is announced upon reliable that Murat Hal stead owner of a controlling interest in the Commercial Gazette has sold to a broker a portion of his holding Whether the sale Is coupled with acontract to give the pur chasers control of the paper is not known but it is probable that the sale settles it that Halstead in until the uarnes of the purchasers from the broker are made known There Is much speculation on that point General Alger and J S Olarkson has been guessed by some as the men The transfer of stock reorganization if any will be done thirty days NEW YORK Oct Halstead was seen this afternoon by an Associated Press reporter in regard statement that he had portion and may be the In the Cincinnati Commercial Halstead said he had agreed to sell a portion of his stock and didnt see why there should be a commotion about it Thereisno deep political scheme behind the matter nothing revolutionary or in any sense remarkable He said that connects with the transaction the names of r two distinguished politicians is without any OPERATORS ON A STRIKE Result of the Western War s on the Brotherhood ST PArrL1 Oct All the thirtyseven In number In the Western Union Telegraph Office In this ci struck at 8 oclock tonight and all companys vwires in the cityare idle The walkout is on account of the discharge operators su pposedto belong to the Brbthej hqod The discharged men called I on In Minneapolis this afternoon to try and effect an agree ment but v were onot and the Tbe telegraphcompany sent atonce for the day but the1 strikers kept jthe most of f rom gbirigtp AjJ m a jor 1 tyof the1 1 50 operators ein P Joy ed that go tlie nieri here WILL SHE SUE Mrs Powers Wants Five Million Dol lars From Someone ST Louis Oct Dispatch San Francisco Chronicle Series has been learned that John W Powers a son of Mrs John Powers the Maryland claimant to a part of tho Mullanphy estate called on Archbishop Kenrick and presented his claim The Archbishop said in substance that when Mr Powers cou Id show his proofs or a clew to his identity he would listen to him This would indicate that the venerable priost placed enough confidence in tho pub lished story to accord the young man a hearing upon tho establishment of a quasi case oven and is regarded as an important concession Young Powers said that his family history could be traced back very cleariy i years and all they claimed would be proven in time The suit will prove to he a strange interesting and almost weird bit of litiga tion It at once Invades tho sanctum of tho Roman Catholic Church and attacks tbo character of a distinguished St Louis pio neer whose deeds of charity and bmievo Icncu have become household traditions The suit will be to recover also which amount Mrs Powers chums was se cured from her greatgrandfather name who lived in Ireland about ninety years ago by John Mnllauphy According to Mrs story John before his death which occurred in 1S7IJ left a large sum of money in charge of Bishpp Posetti who was then in charge of this The heirs of Jolin Walsh were to receive this fund Mrs John Powers claims to be the only heir of the aforesaid Walsh and to bo entitled to this vast sum of money Tho question that arises now Is Who will Mrs Powers suo Sho claims it was placed In the hands of Bishop Posetti lie is now dead HARRISON UPHOLDS MiZNER THE COURSE OF THE MIXISTKIt AP PKOVKD AT WASHINGTON If Ho Exccodod His Anthortty at All It Side of Sim ply Followed Instructions NEW YORK San Francisco Chronicle Series Her alds Washington correspondent says it ia understood that Mr our Minister to Central America has received from Secre tary Blaine assurances of tho approval of tho President of his conduct iu Karrun dia case and has been fully justified In tho course he pursued This information comes from tho City of Guatemala where it ap poars the Department was most anxious that tho information should bo first officially promulgated The reason for this is that as the President had no intention of recalling him it was doomed Important in view of tho stops takenin Congress to ob tain the State Department correspondence that tho Central American governments should speedily as possible that Minister IMizner still retained the confidence of thoAdministration According to tho announcement Minister Mizner is hcid not to have exceeded his duty On tho contrary he wont further in the matter in tho interest of General Bar rundla and his family than ho was required to do Ho secured a written guarantee from the President of Guatemala and the Minister of Foreign Relations made to tho Government of tjje United States that in no case would the life of General Barruuuia be in danger Minister Mizucr so states In his letter Pitts which was road and translated to Barrundla It appears also did not orderhis surrender Ho simply called the Captains attention to the instructions laiddown by the State Depart ment for tho information of the command ers of merchant vessels In just such cases Minister Mizner In his explanation to tho StateDepartment says he knew of all the intense personal feeling existing against Barrundia growing out of his former conduct as Secretary knowing also the temper of the Guatemalans at the time he doomed It but just that if ho landed ho should have the protection of tho Guate malan Government against mob violence Such a guarantee was made to the Govern ment of the United States not to Minister Mixner in order that it might alleged that the arrest of Barrundla on a charge of malfeasance in ofTico was merely a pretext to expose him to assassination The guarantee was also given on account of tho Pacific Mali Steamship Company to avoid all pretextot refusing to surrender persons on proper demand Genera Bar rundias political acts did not enter luto consideration of the Question and Captain Piuss conduct it been approved by the steamship company AN OUTRAGE IN SIAM An American Citizen Shot While Asleep by NEW YORK Oct Dispntch San Francisco Chronicle Series 1 The attorneys of this city are preparing papers topresent to tho State Department at Wanh iugtou in tho case of an outrage upon George Dupout an American citizen residingin Bangkok Slain committed on his person by the subjects of the King of Siam The matter has already been indirectly brought to the attention of the State Department but Mr Dupont complains hehas been unable to get bis wrongs righted through application to the United States General at Bangkok and hence has been send his to attorneys here Duponts fitpry a tragic Illustration of life In as follows On Novem ber 5 1889 at i oclock a m at Ban Wang Mai Con district of Muaog SawankaLake I being then engaged in my regular business Of timber dealer and my boat in wbleb 1 was asleep Ia front of the court bouse 1 was shot at with the evident intent by members of a Chinese secretsociety callod Jo Hok Four mem bers named Chin Seang ROOD Tong Ale Noy Ale Ternor and Aie Cam shots Tbey took effect in both my the other shots through my pillows and the side of my boat oulya fortunate change of position on my part Having me from in stant death v suffering from my wounds I was able to men the would arid they were appreheaded and sent to Bangkok 1 managedalso Baugkok and entered the hospital The ar rested persons wero meanwhile held in custody by the The wounds months a half in healing and am cri p pled for my left foot and one nearly the crutches audpreyentiiig me in On the day set for of thb assassins I learned prisoners had been permitted to escape days V The Bpiscsbpal YORK Oct The annual meeting of the Central Ed ucjttional Board of the Protestant Episcopal iChurch jwas held here adopted of a generavl conference nf th Is city iVex t f May repre the educators of the afternoon neyr noiirjmrtisan B6ardof accprd re GAVE A WAY TOWN LOTS The United States Marshal Takes Charge of Colorado Swindlers LIGHT ON THE LONDON MURDER MYSTERY A Liaison BetiveenoHobbs and the Alleged Mafia to Murder a Polo Negro Beheaded DENVER Oct United States Mar shal arrested James Pierce and William M Sttilt on a charge of running HI fraudu lent red estate business at Plainueid in addition to Denver thirty miles from hero on the D snvor Fort Worth Kaihvay The Pininfiok Addition Company began busi ness in September 1SSS Thousands of cir culars were distributed throughout lha country Colorado to Maine Those the company woro giving away lots for f ico of recording them say and a 2ceui postage stamp which was necessary to return deed In July 7l0 deeds were the company with the necessary anu a postaga stump to bo recorded only house within six miles of is IMtiroos own house Tho secret of tho seheme lay In tho recording of tho deods tho County Kecordor receiving JO cents for each deed and tho company pocketing tho balance By this doul tho company had cleared nearly 8HOQO a groat deal more they paid for tho whole property Tho Re corder lias made over PLOT AGAINST A POLE His Countrymen to Rob Strangle Him PiTrsnuuo Oct Dis Francisco Chronicle strange story of u Polish plot to strangle a fellow countryman was detailed today In the office of an alderman Josef Sobitzkia Is ft young intelligent hard working Polo who hal incurred the countrymen by his retired habits ho refus ing to have anything to do with them Late Saturday night he was visited by a ifriaod who boggod him not to go out of doors after night as a gang of Poles had mob In a boat at tho head of South Seventh street andt ovorluiard by the friend had plotted to strangle and rob Soblitzkie and throw his body in the river The ringloador ffsive as a roison that Snblilakie hadwon tho affections of his sweetheart while the others wero more than willing on account tho money and jewelry their intended victim always carried in his pocket It is more than ius pcoted that this poaching friend plot as he feared for hislife and Itift tha city today taking hiseffects Seblltzkie is frightened almost nut of his wits and Is pro paring to return to Poland at once the mon arc banded together and will strangle it has been decided In the sudderi disappearance of Sob litzkio has lost his only witness audthe law refuses to interfere THE GEORGIA RIOTS Vanis Mill Burned amiHo la Threat ened With Assassination WAYCROSS Oct Francisco Chronicle Nowa wns received lato last night from McDonalds Mills in this county the scene of the riot a day or two in which two men were killed that tho trouble broken out afresh Last night a band of 150 men burned tho mill property of L B Varn entailing a loss of They also burned a negros cabin In the adjacent woods After firiag the mill they riddled the adjoining residence with bullets which rattled like hail about Mr yarns book keeper as he lay shaking withfright In bed Governor Gordon was notified today of the outrage by Mr Varn and the Sheriff of the county received Instructions from the Governor to go to tho call out the Wayerqss Rifles if mob hav ing threatened to return touljrht to burn tho remaining Mr Varn who is postmaster at the Mills has notified the PostmasterGeneral ofhis Inability to dncr the ofli co owing to the reign of tbe lawless mob Tonights ac cording the threats was to include the murder of Varn and his employees Varn will remain hero THE LONDON MURDER A Liasson Between Hobbs and Supposed Murderess LONDON Oct is probable that police will succeed In clearing away the mystery surrounding the murder of Mrs Hobbs whose body was ulght at South1 Hiimpstoad Mrs Nellie M Piercey whom Hobbs visited Friday md whose traces of a des perate struggle and who was arrested was in the Police Court a pro im i navy hearing The husband of thei murdered wonmn testified that a liasson ex isted between himselfrand Ho had a latchkey her and frequently visiied her thought hiswife did not know of his relations with Mrs Piercey Kurlher examination of the klccbenat the Piercey residence that a fierce struggle lind taken placethere that ieiupts had been made remove stains on and about tho roomby use of paraffins A VENGEFUL BURGLAR He Tries to Murder tho Girl Testified7 Against Him i CMCAOO Oct year ago Miss Allot Oakes who resides with her parents fon Wabash on charge of her testimony bo wiis given a year iB penitentiary Ho get eTeir with the girlwhen he out leased some days ago he started In his threats into execution He l near the girlshouseand tiarteuout brabdishlng long girl ran dowrithe street and closely pursued by the wouldle He would uudoiibtedly have 7 his awful design but for the timely arice of two who nell and locked bitniup The Henncsey Fund
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