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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1890, Salt Lake City, Utah                                Part First Pages 1 to 8 QOrr THE FREE oifJAGE BATTLE Silver Senators Say little but Are CoHlitient of Success VARIOUS PROGRAMMES SUGGESTED of tlie Faction Hill May Be Conditioned on a IVe Coinage AKWinmif of Koiip How the Next HOUM StumlH LAKT Htnuil WAHIIINOTON I TNftni IH so nothing ominous in the mono polists In iulot confidence of tlio froo colrmgc The Senators from tlie nilvor wink slhmtiy whwi askocl how the uroat result Is to be accomplished Hut while limy give out no details are plainly of the HUCOOSS of tholr plans me tald apnifiiliumt Sena tor a strong rlcnd of Utah that a froo coinage uinendinont can bo put on any ono of the appropriation bills How rtooft strikes you Lot us say the Ugislutlve appropriation and on tho Item providing for tho mints Sen how such a move would bring our friends up to the Horatcb To defeat the bill would nn extra session at tho froo coinage sentiment will be Ktlll stronger than at Tho silver men among tho Republicans of tVio Senate havo beon trying to make some agreement with relation to tho Federal Klootlon bill which will soouro thn passage of a free coinage bill through both Mourns of CorigroHH An partisans thoy prefer that tho agreement Hhould bo with mombors of their own party but it in not Improbable that If they cannot got what want in any othcir waj thoy will corn nine against tho Election bill One thing thoy aro alive to is tho fact that tho success of tholr rnous uro doponfls upon tholr making torma bo fore tho Election bill is dlsposocl of Thoy would probably havono dlfHculty In making an agreement with their party loaders to permit a froo colnagB bill to ooino to a vote In tho Senate but 16 would bo blocked In the House What thoy Insist on Is thtU It shall have a ftlr show In both houses of Congress They will not agroo to anything being done until thoy got some such assur ance This Is said to bo one reason why no attempt has yet boon made to change tho ruloH of tho Senate though it was contem plated that that would bo dono at once If It can bo made to appear that a change of tho rules is necessary to tho passage of a froo silver bill the silver men will proba bly voto for tho change but for It to so ap pour thore will have to be some assurance that tho bill will bo tukon up after tho rules have boon changed THK WAsniNOTOtr Deo Associated 1 It is understood that the Republican members of tho CenfiuH Committee have ruaohod an agreement upon a roapportlon rmiit bill basod upon a representation of members of tho House Tho u resent House consists of 3152 mombors Tho ratio of representation is ono mmnbmto each population This is about tho lowest number which will permit oaoh State during tho next dooado to retain Its present mem bership Tho States which will gain in tho representation are Alabama 1 Arkansas t California 1 Colorado t Georgia 1 Illllnols 2 Kansas 1 1 Michigan 1 Minnesota Nebraska Missouri 1 Now Jersey 1 Oregon 1 IVnn wylvatiisi 2 Texas 2 Washington 1 Wis consin I or 21 in all MIluLlONS TO UT5 rAIT OUT The Secretary of frho Treasury has tnsucd a circular Inviting proposals for tho Halo to Government of of 4 per cent bonds Funds wore dopmdtnd by tho Navy Department to tho credit of the disbursing nioors for quarterly payments and during tho week ondlng December llth will be paid out ou account of pensions This together with tho to be paid for bonds under tho above call will mako 000 000 to be put Into circulation within next wank or ton days AN COMMKIlCH AMTCtTDMKNT Senator today Introduced a bill to amtMid section ft of the Interstate Oom immie law to provide that agreements for tho apportionment of traffic may be entered into bttweon common carriers subjoot to tho provisions of tho act THK KIKTVSKCONO CONORKSS Olork MrPhorson of the House of Ropre RtMiiatlvis has just had printed an unolllolal list of the memberselect of tho House showlne Ktjuibl leans Domocrtita and Karnuis Alliance Ono district tho Twonyeighth Now York is sot down as uncoriain and ono tho Socond llhoelo Island Is mat keel vacant THK ItfOIAN nlSAKMAMKNT In to the Senate resolution ask for information rospootlng tho dlsarma jiMMt of tho Indians in tho Northwest tho Secret iry of War today transmitted to tVngross a lottur from MajorGeneral SchvitUld and a of official correspond oiHf Uorural Schotlotd In his letter says Thorc bo nodisarmaniont of the Indiana by making them actually prisoners of war and holding thorn under such re st that it will bo impossible for thorn to stiMiro arms or ammunition This would to require such a change in tho general policy followed in tho treatment of warlike Kilus of Indians as would continue military convroi ovor those who may havo boon sub diuul Until such control becomes manl ffsily no longer necessary and this it Is sugiiosttd may possibly be dono by joint uitum iHtwoojj tlio War arid Interior Do piirtmonis lusueh a manner as not to iutor forc with tho measured of the Interior De partment dotmiod bost for the clv and national welfare of the Indians Washington Smith Insane NKW VOKIC 6 Goorgo Washington Smitli of Sun Kranoisco and of tho Nicaragua Caoiil Company was Toniirht taken to tho Bellovue Hospital for Insiint He has been stopping at tlio Gilsoy House Tho causo of his trouble is not known A morninsr papor says troublo was caused by alcoholism Ho was arrustcd for disorderly conduct in thesaloon of Tom Gould today The B O S aKO The strike of yard brakemcn and switchmen at Glen wood on the Baltimore Ohio Railroad still con tinues Tlio Wheeling and OonnollsvJlle divisions are badly blocked This morning the railroad company attempted to move freight but so far have succeeded In send ing out only two trains Tho oftloials of the road say thoy will bo able to raise tho blockade within the next twentyfour houry IVlamio Starr Convicted OniCAfJO Doo Tlio Jury in the case of Mamio SUirr poisoner of tho Newland family tonight a verdict of guilty fixing the penalty at imprisonment for life On hearing the announcement tho young woman screamed and fainted away in court remaining unconscious some time A FAMOUS OASJE DECIDED NelHon and His Morne Kxpelled Frosn tho Trotting Asrtociution NKW YORK Dec The board of re view of tho National Trotting rendered a decision In the famous Nelson Alcryon case today expelling Nelson and tho hors5 Nolson from tho association Accompanying tho decision was a confession ly Nolson The confession states that Nelson had his entered In a race i hat fiame off at Beacon Park Boston on Soptoinber aa IKOO Krank Noble owner of made overfcurosJ to Nolson to ar ranKO Uie result and divide tho winnings Xolson refused Tlio next day within two tho raco ho that Dobln who was to drive horso Nelson was unablo to tliMre Ho asked John Hphtn to bill Hplan rwfused and tho noxt day ho lId Nelson that ho had paid i5HO by Noble mil to drive Nwlson Tho upshot wad Nelson had to drive himself altuuugh ho says ho was much heavinr than the regular woight This with the bad track constituted a serious handicap to the horse Just after the race an friend of his came to him and said ho had been seriously concerned about thu outcome of tho contest and had promised In easo of tho raeio be ing award eid to NolKon that Noble might have tho pro nil urn won by tho victor Nelson says ho know tills friend was influoncod by adoslni protect his Nelsons horse from combi nations and so agreed to tho arrangement Nelson won tho race and Noble took the money won by Nelson and tho sec ond money won by Aicryon Nolson assorts in spite of all the doubts Bxprossod that Nelson won tho on his A PINE RIDGE PGWWOW THJC HOSTILE OnlJEFS HAVS A TALK WITH UltOOKB The Latter Promises Thorn Plenty to Kat Tf Will Co mo in and Good In dluna ST PAW Deo apodal from Plnft Uldgn agonoy flays several of the hostile chitifs accompanied by a number of armod warriors came Into tho agency this morn ing and held a conference with General Hsooke He told them to come back to the agenoy and coaso hostilities and thoy would gut all tho provisions thoy wanted Thoy wont back to tho carnp to report to their followers making no promises OMAHA Doc lice8 Pine Ridge special about tho conference between General Brooke and tho hostile chiefs says tho latter wore Turning Boar Big Turkey High Pino Big Bad Horso and Bull Dog Thoy vroto decorated with war paint and feathers as were also their Gonoral Brooke explained to thorn that the Great Father wanted to toll them if they would como in near tho agency whoro ho and Gonoral Brooke couid see thorn often and not be compelled to depend upon Irresponsible rumors to loam what they woro doing ho would give them plenty to oat arid employ many of tholr young men as scouts oto The soldiers he said had not come to fight them but to protect tho settlers and keep peace As to failing to locate the boundary line between Pino Kiclgo and Rosebud all such differ ences would be satisfactorily adjusted tho Indians had shown a deposition to come in as requested by the Graat Father He suggested Wounded Kneo as a place thab would bo satisfactory Tho Indian chiefs llntonod Intently and Turning Hoar thon npcUo for thorn Tho olTrontory displayed by the follow was ro markablo Io said It would bo a bad thing for tho Indians to come nearer the agency because thoro was no water or grass for their horsos Ho could not understand how thoir young men could bo employed as scouts If there wore no enomy to bo Thoy might como In but as tho old men and squaws havo no borses thoy should have tho Great Father to send horses and wagrins to the Bad Lands and take all tho hoof things thoy had thoro to thi camp that might bo agrood on Gonoral Hrooko said all these things would bo oonsldorod after they had shown a a disposition to obey instructions No ref erence was made on either side to tho dep redations the horitlloa had boon committing on Govortunont3 herds us well an set tlors homos After the powwow tho chiefs woro fod and after the squaws at tho agency had per formed a danco for them roturnod to their cam p JOHN DAYJLXGHT SPJEAKS Ho Says tho Indian Messiah Will Bout ftll Others CHICAGO Deo flan Franoltiao Chronicle Sorlos Trib prints a letter frotu Quapaw Indian Territory signed by Masse known to tho whites as VJolm in which tho writer vigorously defends tho Messiah craze lie sayri thousand have never taken kindly to tho Christian religion as preaohud ana adds The codo of morals as prac ticed by tho white race will not compare with tho morals of tho Indians Wo pay no lawyers or preachers but wo uavo not ono tonth part of tho crime that you do If our Messiah como wo can force you Into our boHof Wo will never burn Innocent women at tho stako or pull men to pieces with horses because thoy refuse to join in our ghost dance You white people had a and if history is to bo believed nearly every na tion has had You had twelve apostlea we have only eleven and some of thoso aro already In the military guardhouse Wo also had a Virgin Mary and she is in tho suardhouse You uro anxious to got hold of our Messiah so you can put him in Irons This you may fact you may crucify him oa you did chat other ono but you cannot convert the Indiana to tho Ohrlntian religion until you contaminate them with the blood of the white Worlds Fair Matters CHICAGO Dec Davis of the Worlds Fair has completed the regu lations to ba sent to foreign countries with tho Presidents proclamation The rules are an epitome of the experience of sucoess expositlons of the past The financial re port of the directors will be ready next Tuesday and all tho necessary documents will then bo sent to the President Gold for New York Nrvr YOflK Doc London upecial Tboro is a heavy demand hero for gold from Now York The first shipment Is just an nounced of which was forwarded today Tt is probable that additional parcels will be shipped next wook Tho Death Record WAKKronTON Deo Miller widow of the late exSouator Miller of California died today She had been suffering with affection of the stomach NKW YOUK Dec Coburn the pu gilist dlod this evening of consumption A Relative of Cleveland Arrested CINCINNATI Ohio Doc F Morsbach Oo suddenly caused the arrest of W O Cleveland ono of their clerks who had or S5000 He con fessed and claims to be related to exProsi dout Cleveland AnIndian Murderer Killed SPOKAKB special to tbe Reviewfrom Okanogan county announces the Deputy SheriffIves after a desperate fight wf tho Indian murderer of freighter Coles who has boon hunted by tho officers for several In the tight a itquaw was seriously wounnded PARHELL STILL PRESIDES After Tumnltnoiis PrweJings Hh Op ponents Secede in a Body HE PURSUES AN AUTOCRATIC COURSE He Tears Up A Resolution and Re fuses to 3ut a Motion for His Re Party Hopelessly Letter LONDON Dec Associated Press says Gladstones written reply to the ques tions concerning tho Irish constabulary and a settlement of tho Agrarian difficulty in dlted at tho request of tho committee of Nationalists which visilod him yesterday is Una concilatory than tho committees ex pected It is reported that Gladstone re fuses absolutely to any negotia tions regarding these questions until Par nells retirement is an accomplished fact Tho Irish mombors ofParliament reas sembled this afternoon the deliberations being conducted with extra precaution for soereoy The Grst business transacted was the reading of Gladstones letter In reply to the Gladstone remains firm in his determination In no way torecognixe Par null as the leader of the Nationalists and his position is emphasized by the letter in which he oilers to conduct negotiations with a now Irish leader on a footing of oonlklencft equal that which he once accorded to Parnolt Tho reading of the was grooted cheers by the section of the party opponing Famuli and ironical cries by his Hupportors A stormy debate followed Barry Sex ton and Healy made a determined attempt to bring about a final sottloment of Lho question Thoy insisted that there be an Immediate division of tho members on the main question before tho meeting namely the retirement of from the leader ship Finally Soxton gave Parnell hifl ultimatum to the effect that if a decision on tion was dolayod by Parnell after I oclock this evening the majority would hold a mooting of tholr own and depose him from oillco A scene of groat excitement followed At oclock a recess was taken for half an hour SCENES 03T DISORDER When tho meeting reassomblad the report of tho conferring delegates was read at length Mr Abraham and John OOonnor rose from their seats simultaneously When Parnoll declared tho latter had the floor Abraham persisted in an effort to move a resolution but could not amid the clamor He then handed it to Jus bin McCarthy who rose from hia seat and was apparently about to read it when Parnoll grasped the resolu tion from his hand saying he wouldnt re ceive it A tremendous uproar followed and when qulot was restored Parnoll said until the party deposes him ho would remain chair man Barry retorted You are not our chair and added that TarnoD was dirty trickster which caused another uproar Arthur OConnor appealed to his to show every possible respect to their luto leader McCarthy said he bad only risen to a point of order Someone handed him a paper and the chairman struck it out of his hand Parnell said he took It from McCarthy but tho latter insisted that the paper waa stricken from his handl Mealy moved that motion bo heard but Parnoll refused John OConnor then moved that the moot ing call the attention of tho country to the fact that though the original rosolntion was altered to moot Gladstones objection ho still refuses to confer with the party un less Parnell is removed This ho said proved Parnells contention that it was im possible to got fi direct answer from Glad stone lie believed Ireland would resent this BKEKS INFORMATION Timothy Healy caused another tremen dous row by shouting is to bo tho mistress of tho party Cries of shame came from all parts of tho room and Parnell referred to Healy as a cowardly little scoundrel who dared in an of Irishmen to Insult a woman Abraham got the floor and said since Par nell refused to resign tho members would bo wanting in respect to themselves if thoy longer delayed bringing matters to an issue The chairman having ignominiously treated and torn McCarthys resolution Is untrue Abraham declined to enter into an oatiou but repeated that it would be shame ful to allow the minority to continue making the a laughing stock He proposed as an amendment that Paruolls chairmanship be terminated Another squabble ensued and Parnell de cided that Abraham was on fc oforder where upon Mealy shouted said Parnell I wont stand much more from you The amendment is only admissible as a substitute Arthur OConnor proceeded amid the uproar to argue that he had concluded to ceaso talking and to put un end to what was rapidly becoming dlsigraceful I ask the majority of the he concluded at once to record their not then know it ia not an amend ment PATCN BILLS OPPONENTS WITHDRAW Justin McCarthy took tho floor Ho hnd hoped up to last night that Parnell would still help them out of thoir terrible diffi culty He was disappointed and it would be a waste of time to discuss the matter fur ther He suggested that all agreeing with him withdraw Justin Huntley McCarthy followed the majority saying that he waa sorry for tho decision but he must go with them Parnell was left in tho room with John and William Redmond Loamy OKelly Byrne Blane Corbatt and Joseph Nolan Maguire Harrison Dalton William McDonald Con way Quiun Clancy Mabony Hayden Fitz gerald Harrington Shell Campbell John OConnor and McKenna and the meeting was resumed Nolaa argued that the would hold the key to the position and concluded ny saying whatever Parnells position in the next two or three years he would be ranked with OBonnell as the greatest Irish man of the last three centuries Others having spoken Parnell said They deserted us knowing that we were going to Ireland tomorrow they clamored for a decision because they dreaded the lightning of public opinion In Ireland Gentlemen we have won today Loud Although our ranks are reduced I hold this chair still Although many of our comrades have left us Ireland has the power to ill their places and send us good men and true for every one of those who have left us and I little know our gallant country if I am mistaken In the opinion tluit when she gets the opportunity she will freely exorcise that power They stand In a most contemptible of men who haying pledged themsolvos to be true to thoirparty to tholr and to their country have been false to Loud John OConners resolution was then put and carried by acclamation and the meet ing dispersed The proceedings otthc Mc Carthy section were conducted In PKOCEliDiNpS OF THE The meeting of Parnells opponents by unanimous vote elected Justin McCarthy chairman and proceeded to consider tho following resolution Wo members of Irish Parliamentary party solemnly renew our to the principles in to which we have never varied tbo Irish party is and always must remain in dependent of all other parties wo derlaro that we will never entertain any proposals for a settlement of the homerule question except such as satisfy the aspira tions of the Irish party and the Irish peo The resolution which was proposed by Hftaly and seconded by Sexton was unani mously adopted Tho result was immedi ately communicated to Gladstone Upon learning what had been dono Gladstone ex claimed Thank God home rule is MIL GLADSTONES LETTER Gladstone In his letter to the Nationalist eetiiig acknowledges tho receipt of t esolutions adopted by Irish causo and ays in that the question raised by the publication of his leitar to Morley was a question of leadership which is separate and has no proper connection with homo rule When the Irish party has settled this question in such a manner as will enable me to renew my former relations with the Irish party it will bo my desiro to without prejudice into confidential consid eration of all amendments and sugaestions of improvements in my plan for a home rule measure I assure you it is my desire press forward at the first favorable oppor tunity a just and ellective measure for home rule I recognize and earnestly seek to uphold the independence of the Irish party no less than that of Urn Liberal party arid acknowledge with satisfaction har mony prevailing between the parties since 1886 When the present dilliculty is re moved I know no roason to anticipate its inliirruption I look forward with confi dence as colleagues to the forma tion and prosecution of a measure which in meeting all jnsL claims of Ireland will like wise obtain tliw approval of tho people of Groat Briiaiu Finally I will remind you of my declara tion that apart from the porsonal matters I am confident thoro ia but one guarantee tbat can ho of real value to Ireland It is that recently pointed out by Haroourtswhon he called attention Llio mujiiesiionahle political fact that no party nor no hody could ever hope to carry a scheme for home rule that did nothave bho cordial concur rence and support of the Irish The American Endorsed CHICACW Dee Irish envoys left for New York this evening Shortly before their departure Dillon on behalf of himself and associates said io an Associated Press representative Wo havo up to the pres ent time maintained silunue and abstained from inviting any expression of opinion on tho situation at homo out of respect for tho deliberations of our colleagues We bavo today however received assurances that the Pnfilamentary Fund Association of New York otherwise known as the Hoffman House Committee which raised and turned it over to Parnell personally at the time of the last general election heartily endorses our action and that the municipal council of the league In New York also sup ports COLORADOS OVERLOADED SMELTERS FARMER HALLS BOMBSHELL DISASTROUS EFFECT OF THE FLUC TUATION IN SILVER Have Millions of Dollars Worth of LowGrade Orb oa bloua Oat look for tlio The unsettled condition of the silver market has caused serious trouble among the Col orado smelters and thoso mines producing low grade ores and unless something is speedily done by Congress hnndreds of low grade mines in the State will be compelled to close down When the price of silver went up under the influence ofthe present Silver bill tho low grade producers sent thousands of tons of ore to tho smelters which was purchased at the advanced price less the usual margin for smelting charges and fluctuation in prices The smelters are now loaded down with refractory and low grade ore which cannot ho profitably treated at tbo present prica of silver while the producers cannot find a market for their oie Within two months after the passage of tho Silver bill nearly every large smelter In the State was carrying worth of ore more than usually and the throe smelters in Denver had on band worth each The price of silver declined so rapidly that these firms now figure their loss at 10 cents per ounce on worth of mineral There are hundreds of mines in the West producing nothing but low grade ore and if the mines are compelled to shut down thousands of men will be thrown out of em ployment The manager of one oi the lead ing smelters hero today stated that his company had been standing under the mar ket for weeks and It had been a losing game to them to the extent of a day A bunch of C00 ounces of ore was offered them and they refused to purchase it at any price not having any idea which way 01to what point the price of silver would be juggled to before Monday noon STILL ONE OF THE BRETHREN FORGER SMITH JKEMAINS A MEM BER OF PLYMOUTH CHURCH Although Sent to Slngr Sine for Seven teen All Is Forgiven by Ills Fellow Churchmen NEW Itee San Fraucifioo Albert H clad In the striped suit of a convict and serving u seventeen years sentence for forgeries will obtain some little com fort in bis cell in Sing Sing whea be is informed that he Is a member in good standing of the Plymouth Church Brooklyn His name Is to remain on the roll of membership and when he returns from Slug Sing he may resume his place among tho other brethren At tlie monthly meeting last night Lyman Abbott read a letter from Smith setting forth his repent ance and asking advice A ffcer a short talk on tbo matter the following resolution was passed Jlcsolwd That this churct fully recognising the sin of Albert H Smith in the aot he is now suffering the lepal penalty retain his npnn the rolls in the faith that noman more needs the watrh and care of a Chris tain church thn a ono who had fallen into sin but has sincerely repented of his desires to return to the way of righteousness and life sage tn our brother is that God pardoneth and absolvethall those truly odly hcliuve his holy gospel and we commend birri of ihe members of our church and to such special officers of spiritual aid isit may be possible for the pastors or other members of this church to render to him B Soorum and Thomas G Sherman seconded the resolution No other remarks were made Deacon Blair put the question and without a dissenting voice tbe resolu tion was carried After the meeting there was quiet talk among the members but no open expression was made against the retention of Forger Smith In thefold A Diphtheria CROOKSTON Dec epidemic of diphtheria Is reported at Lessor cast and so far is spread It Comes Scar Shivering the Alliance Convention to Fragments SOMETHING VERY ROTTEN IN GEORGIA It Is Intimated that AntiMonopoly Lieuders Aro Under tho Spoil ot Monopoly Gold Powderly Op poses JuiiborSaviupc Machinery Doc Tho Farmers Al lianco this morning discussed amendments to the platform adopted yesterday looking to the powers of the president in editors of Alliance papers Oomplainti was made that tlie Government crop statistician relied too much upon in formation furuished by uninformed Con gressmon Tlio Committoo on Agricultural Statistics reported proposing that a com mittuo of iivo Alliance Congressmen mako arrangements to Kef statistics so that tho people will not be dependent on reports from the Government statistician They an to cooperate with the ALliJinoe crop An the morning session oC tho Alliance President Mall of the Missouri Stato Alli arico exploded a bomb roparding tho MaeunePolkLlvingston iuvosiigation whieii uuino up the conven tion He secured the lloor and declared that he had not signed Urn committee report yos torday heoause if was nob satisfactory him read from manuseriut his objections but Macunus id heron us raised an tho matter had been closed A tromoiKluous clamor Finally Rails friends prevailed and ho road his re port Mo had not signed the committee ro port for reasons because it censured President Polk unjustly for writing tho Norwood letter because it cxhonerated Macune although openly admitted before the committee that ho had gone to Georgia and formed a combination of tlio Alliance legislators in tlie interest ot Pat Oalhonn for United States Senator because Miicune had also admitted that Oalhoun had loaned him because JJa cuno further ad in i that lie remained sixteen days in Georgia lobbying for Oalhouns election and because Mucune had admltied that ho bad for tho past year traveled on transportation furnished by tho West Point Terminal Company Proof had also been adduced as to the policy of the National Economist and the Georgia Alliance Fanner being in the interest of corporations and monopolists This change has been so marked to have confirmed the suspicion of outside financial influence The reading of this document was followed by a tremendous liubbub Finally as a compromise Livingston of Georgia secured the adoption of a motion making a contin uance of the investigation a special order this evening It is understood that a com promise has been arranged Hall agreeing to withdraw his paper in tho interest of harmony At the evening cession Dr Maoune ad dressed the convention brielly denying tho truth of some of tho statements made by Hall Then Hall said while he withdraws the written explanation made by biro ho does not change his original opinion His speech was greeted with mingled applause and hisses President Folks suggestion for a National legislative council was adopted The com mittee on presidents message made a report in fifvor of retaining that olucial in resi douoe in Washington and making his salary SliOOO This was adopted tho action being in direct opposition to Maounes recotu mendaJloris Before the evening session adjourned however it was resulved to en dorse the Motional Jilconomist The gentlemen having in charge tho call for a third party convention have received telegrams from Kansas heartily endorsing the movement They succeeded today in securing the signatures of fifteen out of six teen of the Colored State Alliances here During the proceedings today Turner said that during tho Kansas campaign Sen ator Ing alls had offered S5000 for a roster of tho Kansas secretaries inference being that such a roster would largely in crease in value as the Alliance extended into other States POWDUKLY MAKES A SPEECH Powdorly addressed the Alliance delegates at the Exposition Hall this afternoon Ho advocated reform in the employment of child labor insisted that the Government had a right to control the railroads and then made a fiery attack upon the employ ment of laborsaving machinery as defraud ing workmen of thair right to work Ho was especially bitter against all electric devices declaring that capitalists in their greed had oven cornered Gods wrath aod compelled it to do their bidding He denounced sectionalism and said No matter what tho politicians may say we of the two sections are together again and together we will fight This statement brought forth great applause Senator Ingallss Denial WASHINGTON Nov Senator Ingalls said tolay that Turners statement men tioned in the Ocala dispatch is without foundation KOCHS LYMPH AT NEW HAVEN Important Experiments on Three Kinde of Consumption HAVEN Deo 6 TRIBUNE Dispatch Sau Francisco Chronicle Tho fact that tho eyes of every ono in America who is interested in science are upon New Haven eagerly watching the progress of the patients who have been treated under Dr Kochs newlydiscovered cure for consumption lends special charm andinterest to the work being done by Doc tors J P O Fester Francis Bacon and Henry L Swain undor the direction oil the able scientist Professor Russell H Crltten den of Yale College The magic lymph 5s being given every kind of chance Three kinds of consumption have been taken namely lupus tuberculosis tubercula laryngitis Dr Francis Bacon was seen and asked his opinion relative to the experiments which he had witnessed In reply he said As to the first case I am free to say that the pymptoros were all that has been claimed for the1 lymph yet it is too early to hazard an opinion upon its ultimate effects It will require four or Jive days before we can adequately judge its efficacy The pa tient in the first case has improved but as to the latter case a suflicieut time has not passed to form an opinion They are dis tinctly different cases and we are studying the symptoms with interest The effects of tbelymph are within an hour after inoculation and cause a rise in the tempera ture andpulse accompanied by fever Tho riso is graduaK and while I do not care to say just what it does yet Twill say that it was not much the nor maL condition After reaching a certain figure it remains without variation hourg when it gradually recedes to its normal condition andithe the medicine is over Every subsequent inoculation brings a return of these dose giveuiS stronger v v f There is no pain that I know of that cpna panics the inoculation of but the patient experiences sbme peculiarv sensa tionn Just what sensations arc It is impossible for tho patient vo m it is a positive t iat the nieiJiciiui begins its work at once up in ihe parts Thn indications are then will no no special develop ments for A UNION PACIFIC MKETING The Exeonrivc Commit toe Discusses a Conference of Presidents NKW YOKK Dec executive com mittee of tho Union Pacific Hallway held a meeting at tho ofiioe of Jay Gould today JonId said after the meeting The Ques tion of ovmsuierine the floating debt of the Union PaoilU has nob been altogether the subject of the executive dellb erations Tho Union Pacific is all right and tho earnings of the road urvgreater than over The objret if th mooting today was largely to disruss the of calling a conference of the various railroad prosi dents The of the conference would havo no other significance than the promo tion of harmony and good fellowship among tins railway officials so thoy vould bo a unit in the event of a demoralization in rates Such a oonforenoe would bo a power in precluding tlie possibility of a of nny sort of dcmoralixHtion Mnny days will not pass until that conference will bo THE MERCANTILE WRECKS THE LARGEST COTTON ROUSE liN THK COUNTRY FAILS Edward of New York Af Doponltors Bo Mills Closo Up CiriCAeio Doc A special from Orleans The cotton bouse of V and A Meyer has suspended with liabilities at 000 assets of 000 000 This is thft largest cotton house In tho country They will ask for suspension and say thoy will pay dollar for dollar The financial punie slowness of collection and decline in tho price oi cotton wore the chief causes Tho iirm is interested in many cotton and supar plantations It is feared tho wreck will involve several other firms Solomon Meyer tho manager is In New York Tho firm are part proprietors of the Port Gibson cotton mills the Natehfcz cotton mills and the llandelman Plains and Stripes Manu facturing Company North Carolina Adolph Meyer was recently elected to Conpross Victor Meyer is vicepresi dentof the Union National Hank Tho firm was one of tho oldest cotton houses In the ciLy and lias dono a very large busi ness for yaars past both under the present firms name and as Meyer Co Tho establishment enjoyed a blch reputation and had a largo trade in tho nelghborlnsr States in cotton The firm alsocontrolled several fine sugar estates Among their assets are bales of cotton vard Ammidown Assigns NEW YORK Deo 5 Edward H Ammt down dry goods 58 and 60 Worth street made a personal assignment this morning Ammidown said tho assignment was made for the purpose of protecting the firms creditors and his personal creditors from any annoyance likely to result from his connec tion with the Rittenhouse Manufacturing Company of Passaic The Delamnter Failure Dec Late this even ing Delsmater bankers issued a let ter saying tho depositors would bo paid In full if time wis given No estimate of assets and liabilities is yot given A Woolen Mills Dec Furnell proprietor of tho woolen mills at Wilton has failed Liabilities as sets A Fishery Firm Fails ST JOHNS Dec fc Co who did a large fishery business in Twillln gate have failed for IN BOTH HOUSES Shermans National Bank Amend House Proceedings WASHINGTON Dec tho Senate Pad dock presented the protest of the Farmers Alliance now in convention at Ocala against the passage of the Conger lard bill Sherman introduced three bills and ono amendment allof which were referred to the Finance Committee The now bills are as follows To amend the law relating to tho refining and parting ot bullion to amend the act authorising the receipt of gold coin in exchange for gold bars and a bill authorizing the recoining of subsidiary coins of the United States The amend ment is one to the Senate bill to reduce the amount of United States bonds to bo re quired Of National banks and to re store to the channels of trade tho excessive accumulation of money in the Treasury The amendment limits its compulsory requirements of deposits of United States bonds to tho amount of S5000 of bonds for each and evory National bank provided that the voluntary withdrawal of bonds for retirement of National bank notes shall not exceed in any month The act shall not apply deposits of bonds to secure deposits of public money upon United States bonds deposited or which may be deposited bearing interest Any National banking association making the deposit shall bo entitled to receive from the Comptroller of tho Currency circulating notes not exceeding the par value of the bonds deposited or tlie actually paid in cap ital stock of the hank Another section authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to issue United States notes equal to the re tirement of National banks below a circula tion of Section 4 the issue of United States bonds to any amount not to exceed to be re deemed at tho pleasure of the Government and to bear 2 per cent interest They aro to be sold for lawful monoy or coin certifi cates and the proceeds be applied to the re demption or purchase of United Status bonds The Mouse amendment to the Senate joint resolution for the issue of arms to the States of North and South Dakota Wy oming and Nebraska extending its pro visions tx Montana ciincurred in The Elections bill WILS then up but before Gray finished his speecU die Senate adjourued House WASHINGTON Dec the House Satr urday next was set aside for consideration of bills reported from the Committee on Land Claims The Senate bill appropriating for the purchase of additional rations fur the Sioux Indians was passed The Senate bill for the retirement of Gen eral Stoneiuaii with the rank of corporal was also passed The Senate joint resolution directing a re quest to tho widow of General Grant for permission to remove her husbands remains to was called up but no action taken V Tascott Is Still Wanted CHICAGO Dec Soell widow of the murdered millionaire Amos Soell has renewed her ptfer to pay for the arrest of Tascott and his detention until identified cm the suit was entered In the Circuit Court today by tho Merchants New York Western Marion Railroad foreclose a jcaortgage to OOOS OFFERED ON DUBOiS The Conviction Is General That Ho Will Bo Elected A HARD FIGHT FOR SECOND PLACE Shonp McConnell Hnd All Confident of Sena torship GOPH to the gressman Sweet Has a Few to Say ROTSTC CITY Idaho Boo to Senatorial fight Is getting quite warm It is a goodnatured fight however tho candidates treating each other with respect and conducting a straight Ggnt Tho friends of ouch are coo idem of electing their man Tho sentiment In favor of a Northern Senator crystallized In A caucus of twentythree six from South Idaho twentytwo of whom voted for resolution that the pledge of the State platform favoring a Senator from the North should bo carried This voto gave an impetus and courage to the Northern candidates Quito an arnouvt of fooling Is generated on account of this movement and the hands of the Northern nion are strengthened thereby Tha su premo difficulty will come when the question is raised who man from tho North akuill be It is freely talked that au Irreconcila ble conflict will arise which wilt prevent the election of a Northern man Dubois sooms 1o be gaining strength us ho is popular with tho friends of both the Northern candidates The genernl fooling Is that ho will be elected first Bets are offered at groat odds that be will bo elected but are not taken Judge Clagott is making a clown fight lie is conceded to bo strong and pop ular with many of Dnboisa friends In South Idaho is splendid scholar ship intimate knowledge of tho wants of the mining sections of Idaho ability to pro sent the wants of give him great prestige with tho members of tho Legisla ture C D Porter who is managing Mr Clagetts campaign in an Interview to night at Clagetts headquarters expressed himself as well satisfied with tho outlook for Mr Ue in quite confident that a Senator will be elected from tho North McConnclls friends are equally confident that In case a Northern roan is chosen he will be tho Senator Governor Shoup Is busy with State matters but hlsfrlonds are quite sanguine that the gallant Colonel will be elected A caucus will bo hold tomorrownight to settle the organization oftheLegislature Fenn of Idaho county will bo Speaker of tbo House and Weils of Kootonal Speaker pro tcm of the The Democrats will likely give a compli mentary vote to Ainsloe of South Idaho and Reed of North Idaho for Senators Some think Mayhew will reooivo the compli mentary vote from the North SIR Ho Wants It Understood that Ho Is Dubois WASHINGTON Dec 6 Special to interest is now being taken in the Idaho Senatorial fight Con gressman Sweet has steadily maintained a strict neutrality between the con tending factions He is In bad humor to day however over telegrams and letters received from Idaho stating that his name Is being used against Dubois Interviewed on the subject he said Yes 1 received telegram just a moment ago and a letter this morning The letter calls on me to go to Idaho and declares that tho Injury to Dubois caused by the stories and rumors of the character mentioned can bo fairly met only by my appearance on the ground to personally contradict Will you go1 No I cannot leave nor get permission to leave I believe the statements I have re ceived arc exaggerated not purposely but under the excitement of tho impending struggle If I thought tho situation as bad as indicated I would go and take the chances on having a writ of attachment sent after me I have not meddled in tbo Senatorial fight The people elected me to the lower House and if I succeed there it will keep mo busy without attempting to manage tho Idaho Legislature Besides I know most of tho members and know that they can neither be bought or bamboozled I think it comos of the excitement rising from the contest at hand Naturally everybody ia suspicious of every body else Doubts ru mors fears and scandals fill the air Be sides I have steadily declined to bo Inter viewed and it Is said that by refusing to speak at all 1 am reported as being against my old friend This Is nonsense I much prefer to continue the silence thus far maintained but I will not allow my name be used against Dubois Jackson told Buchanan thsit he once know a man Jn Ten nessee who got rich by attending to his own business I think however that I may say propriety that any two of the four dates for the Sonatorship are well equipped in fitness character and ability for the po sition and I can work with anytwo of them in perfect harmony I would not lay a in the way of any of them nor will I allow myself to be used against Dubois Mr Du bois and campaigned Idaho twice when seven Republicans out of ten thought we would lose Tn Congress he fought for my town and county when without him we could not have wou and made the fight at con siderable sacrifice to himself When asked for the friend of his from the southeast made the cause own Dufcols may make some mistakes may err jn judgment sometimesj but man can cast The first on that propo He is as true as steel a manly man ana has been too faithful Idaho and too true a friend in my home fight for me w be silent when I amcharged with being against him Bis strengthliere is wonderful und ii 1 allowedmyself to b used rigainst him I would nob on theifoorof either toward none and wiil the fight pooii but Jet no man with dejjyinK my f ri ends orwith a lack of interest in a free be r wihtoi ink in its favor   

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