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Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - December 29, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION YOL. XXII. ATLANTA, a question of whether i pirticu ir measure should be passed or de feateil, but is a question whether tho majority of tne ve body can the power to come to the uib >ositiou of anv subipct th it 19 before it, othe-wisa than at the will ot a ini nonty coiunosed of one or more. In times of extreme public coiit nued the faeu itor, "ever> lover of his country would agree that a traitorous minor-it; should not the powei, and coald not, if there be anything in the power of majorities, to indefinitely delay tho action whch the emergency might require to be made, as has sometimes happened The just liberty of debate ought to bo continuously maintained but liberty of debate is one tiling, ind liberty of and preventing a legislative body coming to any resolution whate ei upon the subject before it, is quite another iiio rule proposed is not a rule to compel tho particular determination of any question It if a rule to provide that, af'er what the ma jority considers to be a reasonable universal debate, the majority, whatever may be its opinion in respect of the disposition to be made of tbe measure shall be enabled to dis- pose it one waj or the other, saving to every member of the body the right to express his own opinion upon it within a time How any man of any party can find fault with such a provision, I am unable to understand Reed and Blalne. The resolution to investigate the charges that a dozen or more concressmen were inter- asted in a silver pool will probably be reported week It is given oat today that Speaker lieed is now anxious for an investigation, as he behoves that Mr Blaine, through one of his agents in the state department, was interested m the pool Heed and Blaine are old enemies and the speaker would like nothing better than to show up the original man from Maine in a questionable speculative scheme E W. B THE ATTENDANCE, h ether the Senate Will Much Business Thin Week or "W December 23 nature of the proceedings in the senate th s week will "be detenrlned bv tbo attendance If no quorum 13 present there will probably be an adjouinmeut from day to dav is a sei ators on both sides af 1he debate on the e'ections bill TTII] continue, and one of the features of tbe discussion will be a speech by Senator Hoar, sponsor of the bill m the senate. Should there be a quorum of republican senators during the hardly then may be expected a transformation of the light skirmishing which has been in progress for a ontb, into a heavi. engagement of political rces, foi U is the intention to take up the nsw clotnre rule, introduced by Senator Ald- T'ca, as soon as a safe repubhcan majority caa je assured It is not expected that anv bubi- ness wOl be transacted m the house during tlie omiagweek There is a possibility, how- vr, though nor probability, quorum be- rg m attendance either JJndav or Saturday 1 should tbe unexpected h tppen, the appro- committee is prepared to take advan- of the circumstances and c ill up one of ic regular annual appropriation bills Have Agreed, tpon Plan. LONDOX, December 2b is announced at the New Tjondou committees-on v irgim i state debt have definitely agreed DESTROYED Bumloff of the RotuxUianne of tbo Sea- board Air-lino ptailruad. BILBK.B, N C December 23 At 12 o'clock this morning Tram Dispatcher Bawbee discovered that the large new round- house of the Seaboard Air Line, in this city, was on fire The building was of bncK, cost and had stalls for eighteen engines The roof was of wood, slate-covered, and so rapid was the fire that m ten minutes after its discovery the entire interior was ma blaze The f re department turned ont promptly upon the alarm, but by the time the first hose w agon arrived the roof had fallen in, covering sovj en teen engines, of which several were new All the woodwork of the roundhouse and of the engines was destroyed, as owing to the in- tense -heat and the closed doors no engines could be The damage to the roundhouse is officially estimated at and to at 000 Tho engines w ill all be repaired hero One of them belonged to tho Coal Com- pany, the others being owned by the Seaboard Ait-lane and the Raleigh ind Gas ton Kailway Company There was no insurance on HID building or engines, as the railway authorities considered the roundhouse fire-proof They believe that the fire was caused by an engine which came in at midnight 1 wt night. A gale of wind during the nre and the temperature was far below the freezing point, The firemen suffered from the unusual weather, but did excellent work GONE m CK-; BIG FOOT CAPTUBED. OF TBE TBOUKZE WXTB HOSTILE IHDIANS Ciom Brooke and Miles Announcing that tlie Are Gomine In to the A Party of Congressmen on Car rituck: Sound Va December 28 partv of ton gei tlemen, comprising Congressmen Lxnd, Itlanchaid, Lnloe Robertson, Pierce and Grimes, arrived here today, and were joined by S Webb, th rd vice presi- dent of the "lork. Central railroad and president of the Wagner Palace Car Company, later in tho daj, with a party of gentlemen from ih's city They a special train over the Norfolk and irgima Beach roid, for Princes-a Anne hotel, whence they will take private convey ances for Cirritucfc sound, about twenty-eight miles south of the hotel, to shoot red head and canvas back ducts, now swarming that body of water Tho weather is all tuat could be wished for sport, clear and cold and drv, with a stiff wind from the north web t that will 1 eep t o b rds in motion and greatly increase tlie chances for large bags JROBBLD HIS BENEFACTRESS. A Released Convict Attacks a Woman Wlio Gave Him I ootl BUFFALO, At December 25 hard- looking man called at tbe back door of the home of Alexander J Brand, on Huron street Monday morning, and when Mrs Brand weot to the door he told a pitiful tale of hunger and wint, concluding with an appeal for some thing to eat He had no work, he said, and n ai at i loss w hero to go. Mrs Brand's sym- pithy being aroused sue admitted him into tl e kitchc i and him. a buostantial bieak- fast For this he thanked her and departed SB Mrs Brand was surprised by asecond call in the afternoon from the man she had be friended 11ns time he told her in tones of p ensure that he had secured employment Ho for something more to eat, as he w as ery hungry Again tlie kind hearted woman took the feitow-jn and fed him After eon- tludiug a hearty meal, he arose and aMted for soino money Mrs Brand dec! lied, to do moie foi him The ruffian then grasped her by the throat 'brew her upon a lounge and held her there till he had her pccicets taking all the Ltioney she had about hci Before releasing :ier ho extorted a promise that she would make no outcrj until lie had departed Aftei the man uas arrested last night and searched the omcera that the cloth ing he woie w is of 11 ake He was ijuesuioncd and adm tied he was ie- lea-sed from tho state prison at Dannemora Clinton county, about six weeks ago, after serving a term for grand larcenj committed ,11 New York He gava his name as Jacob steebig but he w as KIIOH u in puson as Lewis Steesig looks about twenty five jearsold, though he eays lie is only twentv one. He was nti on a Charge of lobbery in the tirst degree after a felony _______ THE BAIL WAV PRESIDENTS ill Hold a Meeting to Form a New IiAPii> CITY, S I> December 2S nexra yesterday indicated that tho Indian troubles were about to bo brought to a without tho sacrifice ot nay more lives General Sliles'a advices of Friday evening, that the hostile? in the Bad JLands had listened to tbe logic and persuasion of General Brooke, the Ogallala ind Bru'e peace cowiuiBBioners, and were moving m toward Fine Kidge, were confirmed by General Brooke's dispatches yes- terday The whole body of braves, squawi and papooses of the Brules, Cheyennes and North- ern Indians, ho have been enjoying several weeks outing at the famous terrace of Wall camps, in tho Bad Lands, killing and smofcmg beef, stealing hoisoa and engaging in other healthful and exciting pastimes, are now en route to the hospitable agency at gEZdge CAMPINf, ON THr IlIVER BANKS General BrooKo a messengers state that the party already reached White river, and will camp on White C'ay creek, at a point about sixteen miles from the agency Colonel O'JtoH'b confirm this intelli- gence bv reporting the camps m the Bad .Lands deserted, though one dispatch says one of the cimps was mov Pd two miles southeast to avoid parties or to secure better protetuon from tlie ho ivy wind of tnday .This is probabK following the main body of General Miles has issued oidsrs to General Carr, Colonel O'KeU and Colonel Banford, in command of the western tnd northern sections of the Cordon, to send in forces to carefully search tl e Bid to- straggling Indians, and to draw in toward the agency "Now, remarks the general, this morning, "I -wane to know where Big Foot is My last advices weie that he uas on Porcupine creeJc, but theio is uo definite news of him this morning At the headquarters of the department to- night a dispatch was received from General Brooke which stated that Major Whitesides, in command of a battalion of the IN f nth cavalry, bad captured Big Foot and Ins en tire band near Porcupine creek About 150 buckh surrendered General Brooke also telegraphed tint the hostiles m the Bad Lands had sur- rendered, and would reach Pine Ridsre Tues- day Bright Eyes sent word last night to The World Herald that half the bostiles had left tho Bad Lands, and a few hours' march of the agency CAPTURE, Or BIG ITOOT OIUAHI, Neb December 28 special to The Bee from Pine Ridge reports the capture of Foot and his band of hostiies by the Seventh cavalry under Captain Whitessdes was made on Porcupine creek without a conflict 4.11 the other Indians in the B-jd Lands decided to come in and the probabilities are thit tho trouble is ended TWENTY HOUSES BURNED. IVEW December 28 Journal of Finance sajs The date for the meeting of tho railway presidents to complete the orgam zatioii of a new on has been changed from January 6th to January 'itb, and the ?laco of meeting also changed from Chicago :o the Windsor hotel, New York city This change was made Saturdav by telegraph In response to President Miller's telearram asking f it would be cbnvement to hold a meeting in Chicago on January it was fouud ihat qu te a number of railway presi- dents, some of them representing the largest lines in tho country, conld not convemeutly attend the meeting on that date and in that city As a iesult, this conference was held Friday between some of the large in terests involved, and telegrams asking if the 5th of Januarv and tho Windsor lotel in this city, would bo a time and place for the meeting On Saturday re- sponses were received assenting to the change, and a call was issued by wire, by Mr Miller naming the changed date ,nnd place The best judgment of those most deeply interested s that at this meeting a new agreement will >e unanimsuslv adooted and be put in force at the earliest practicable day A County Treasurer CiTi.Mo, December spe- cial from olnmbia, Mo says Tames C illespie, treasurer of this (Boone) county, been arrested for embezzlement He was riven a prelimmorv hearing todav and held or bond Warrants were issned for bounty Judges Roberts and W F Angel, them with making aud collecting 'rom tbo county illegal charges for mileage to the amount of 3150 Discovery __AVTOVIO, Tex December 2b Giraud apromirent civil engineer, has ar- ved from Uano with specimens of tin iust -isco't ercd He brought the ore to bo sampled It has been found on Colorado pr, about a hundred from hero, in Tlano countj, south of the famous Balhngor iron hill New discos eries are being mode daily, and sixtj deposits are already locatea The specimens brought Mr Giraud are casserctie North Carolina Alliance, KALEiGH, N C December 38 The membership of the Farmers' Alliance 111 North Carolina has at last reached Kvcry one of the ninety-six counties IK organ Destructive Conflagration in Columbia Tenn. COLUMBIA, Tenn December '28 J The most it fire this> town ever had stilted on tno MCht side of the public square about J o clock this morning and burned iip idij, destroying twenty houses before it Mas coiitiol ed The block, of five stones, eral tenement houses fi vo o ery stores and a number of small shops were burned Among the buildings burned were "VVorLhara Dean s grocery, T J Tucker Co 's gro- Hodge dry goods, and A J Sam- uel's saddlerv 1 ho law offices of I C >ooihces, Colonel Brown and George W were burned The latter lost a library which he valued highly because it once belonged to President James K Polk. No accurate estimate has yet been made of the losses, but the amount is thought to be ai there 13 insurance, and se% eral of the heavy losers are not in- sured The origin of tho fire is unknown POSSIBLE TROUBLE FOK CHICAGO INS. People in Texas Wlio Title to OOO.OOO Worth of tbe Town. ANTOAIO, Tei Decf mber 28 very important legil ctso has come to light in this in which the right and title to a large por- tion of the city of Chicago, in tho vicintty of Henncpin park, is questioi ed and claimed by heirs in Texas Robert I, Sum merlin, an attorney in has worked up the case, and hat, fixed upon the heirs to the property as follows Bruno and Horatio Durst of Leon countj John Durst of Tyler, J W Blake and Hittie Moss, of Limestone county, John I> Durst, of Kim ball county Sinjon. aud Ella B-Ueman, of Leon comity, J A and Ixmis HodLms, of Dallas county, and James I Irion 0 The historv dates back to the time when the Pottawitomie Indians on nod the present site of Chicago A Colonel Holhday, stationed at Fort Dearborn, married au old chief's daugh- ter, who was possessed of much this land Tins Indian wife survived long enough to wul the property to granddaughter wife of Colo- nel Guisette, a prominent banker of Corpus CJinsti This heir died in 1864 without issue Tins property had been in the bands of the at- torneys who, the late war, tangled the titles and sold the property foi taxes Recently, Attorney Snniraerlm learned of another brunch of the family, and has located the heirs as The chain of evidence IB perfect, and already attorneys in Chicago hive been heard from who are willing to compromise liberallv for clients Mr Snm merlin is armed with full powers of attorney from heir, and he will leave December 25th for Chicago to push the claim of his cli- ents This, pronerty is very valuable, and will anproach nearly The story is quite romantic in its details, and it bos taken more thanijear'a woik to complete the chain of evidence Act HI c as Engineer CHAXTANOOGA, Tenn Pecember 28 cial C E James and Master Mechanic Ellison, of the Belt Railroad Com- pany, undertook to run an engine today in the capacity of engineer and h re man, to relieve an engine broken down on the road Being an- e to control tho brakes, they ran into the rear coach of a loaded pi seucer train, pac- tiallj demolishing the coach and slightly mjur- ized There are today suoalliances The i ing one passenger Several engineers on the of the state alliance says the growth roah ha-ve been disciplined recently for similar offences_______ A Chnrcli Ala., December cial fire at 11 o'clock this morning par- tially destroyed the Bmecopa! church The loss is estimated from to no in- surance The fire was. caused by a spark fall- ing on the roof which it 15 expected the Virginia ib slature will readily approve. of the order is steady, and that there will be a large increase during the coming year Gave Him a Furlough. MONTGOMERY, Ala., December 28 cial First Baptist church here, in a large and enthusiastic meeting today, unani- mously refused to accept Dr M B Wharton's resignation, but gave him a five months' leave to visit Palestine___ Does This Vmtate tlie OII.BANS December M A Dau- native of for jeara president of the Louisiana Lottery Company, died at his residence, in this city, thus after- noon, aged fifty-three years. THE CAPTAIN SPEAKS O'SBE st'S ItEPZ, Y TO B. TAVXT AS TO HOW HE PROCURED OFFICE O'Sbea Produces from CtoamberlaJn Vrgina Him to fatncd for a Seat In News. LOVDON, December 2S been id vised that he cannot bung action for libe with hopes of SUCCPSS, Captain O'Shea has published a staten ent to disprove the truth o Timothy Healj's taunt that he bartered In wife's honor to gain t seat in parliament The letter is dated Stalbridge December 24 1800." The writer When I nas a liberal whio I did my bes to promote your (Healv's) candidature as a liberal and supporter of Gladstone at Mlddl Armagh, and afterwards at Liverpool, in 1885 A FPOM CHAMBERLAIN I quote a letter from Chamberlain to me dated December 20, 1890, In he says I ansnme tuat you will take some notice ot tlie brutal attack on you made by Mr Healy, at Kil kcnin, although, anless I am muefc mistaken you will have no legal remedy His statements are entirely inconsistent with whit I know of the general election of I88j to my recol lection Mr Tan ell neglected, at first to give any isslstenct, and talk must bo had, and I doubt it any liberi leader is at present in direct or indirect f ominn mention 'wfth Irish representatives CertamK '_ flnd inybelf much in the dark respecting their intentions and wishes Cannot net FurneH s exequatur tor one of the weits It is really the lie ean do for vou after all you have done for htin December O'Brien telegraphs from Pam> that he neier w rote line in his life for The Irish World Tho article quoted in the London paper as showing Mr O'Brien s approval of dynamite methods seems to e been taken from a contribution of his to The New Herald Mr O'Bnen repeats his request tint the mmunitlon that he countenanced tho dynamite policy by con- tributing to a paper engaged in propagating this policy be withdrawn THPY STILL SIC ENT PAEIS, Decomber2S William O'Brien P GUI state that tuey feel compelled that they havo not obsei ed since their arm ai here, and that the continued BUitemetits to tho contrary appearing in the papois are fabrications THF VR( DENIES IT BLIV December 28 alsh denies thit he besought the people to arbitrate the differences between the uanmg- national ist factions TIMES. WILL NOT APOLOGI7E The Times declines either to withdraw its ntteranccb in regard to O'Brien or to for them It s ijs that it accepts his TJfsurance that he does not contribute to The Irish "World ME O BEtlfcN T VLE.S December 28 O'Brien spent the entire daj at the residence of fathei in law Herman Kanalovltch, on the avenue du Trocadero With him was T T Gill, ind they were busy considering in enor- mous quantitv of correspondence that had ic- cutuulated here aw-iiting their arrival A re porter waa admitted to see them, and Mr O' Bnon said There is absolutely nothing of jny interest I can communicate to you, that Mr Parnell will conje to Pans for in interview with me I prefer not to say at present what I think of the outcome of that interview, but I will say that if any understanding is reached between Mr Pamell ind meitwiH be within the next week ITurthcr than this I do not care to There has been no communication today be- tween Messrs O Bnen and Gill and the other representatives here MADAMF RAlJbALOVITCH TALKS In an iew today with a reporter Mme Raffalovitph, tho mother m law to William O'Brien, aid O'Brien expected to re main in America much longer, for the meet ings he attended had interest in the Irish cause and attracted a large sum of money to tbe ILand League fund but then cime this deplorable split among tbe leaders and Mr O'Bnen was constrained to return to France, where lie will have to remain, some time "He has several affairs to sottle outside tlus interview It has been announced that his chief object in coming to Pans was to meet Mr Parnell and confer with him on the situation created in Ireland by the recent events It 19 probable ho will discuss this grave question with several of the leaders, but tbe plan of the interview in which hn will hnd himself alone Air Parnell lias not been suggested Moreover, pending tbe arm al of Mr Parnell in Paru, the innouncement has been given ir the papers that he is coming to see Mr O Bnen, should be contradicted, because I Know Mr O Bneu has not yet been notified, directly or indirectly, that Mr Parrell is really coming X.ADV DtJIOLO OV THE STAGE. A Theater Bnrtied. Jtinn December JS -Tho BIJOU theater, of this citj one of the most protperons popular price booses in tbe entire west, burned at 7 o'clock this xaorniiur. inrolv- ing a lostf from. to Coreied by insurance. SUe Takes a teadlnjr Part in a Christmas Panto mime December 28 annual panto- mime at Drurv Lane, which is a Christinas institution is tne plum pudding itself was produced this evening before an audience which filled every portion oi the theater The story this year is ''Beauty and tbe and it is illustrated m a way which takes it farther away than ever from the old delicate work used at one time to be a feature of the pantomime It m now simply an enormous variety show in which there are many "star" performers, and tbe cast in that way is interesting A-s a spectacle it is simply marvelous and the coloring the costumes is exquisite As a- performance it was decidedly slow, and will require a .great deal of working up in order to be amoslng Dunlo, of divorce court fame, played the part of the beauty, bat though she looked pretty enough, she was a decidedly lifeless beauty as far as acting went TIJK INDIAN CONGRESS Officials Ordered Xot to Attend Its Sittings C ILCUTTA, December 28 jrovernmeat oi India not: tied omciala to abstain from attending tbe of the national Indian congress, and an deference to this order of the Europeans have absented themjelvea At the second sitting of conjfresa a petition was adopted the British parliament to pass Bradlaugh's bill making a part of the Indian council elective, after tbe viceroy shall have decided upon whom the franchise shall be conferred A resolution favoring local option in excise matters was also adopted The congress unanimously resolved that the ages for tbe solemnization of marriage should be raised, for females to twelve years and for males to eighteen, and to legal for the consummation of marriage to fourteen and twenty vears, respectively The congress also resoKed that enforcing, by imprisonment, of decrees for the restitution conjugal rights, should bo abolished A PJECUU1R lUSLIGIOlTS FRENZY. Barbara Pflster Horribly Mutilates Herself to Illnstrate Christ's Crucifixion BFRtrs, December 25 village of Wat- tenlieim, in Kbmeland, is undergoing consid- erable Ciuteuient over a peculiar case of re- 1 gious frenzy that occurred there todoj Bar- bara Piiater, an unmarr ed woman, tneiitj- three yeara of age, horribly mutilated herself and then aopeared before a number of people who had assembled at her home to par- ticipate in religious ceremony She presented a frightful appearance, "being wounded in several places, from wtucti the blood oozed in u sickening manner Her hands and feet and her head wore gashed, nnd there were several wounds in the neighborhood of her heart Standing before the terror stricken assembly bhe exhibited her bleeding wounds aid i. aimed that they weie i wouderful imple of the crucifixion of Clirat Aa boon as the authorities heard of it the woman was arrested and taken to the jail, in order that the district physician might an opportunity of making an ex- amination ot her The wounds are on the in- ner and outer sides of her liands as well as on her wrists, and there ore small onesaround her ftct There is a square cut on her forehead, and at the back of her head, under tho hair, there aro set eial bleeding erupt Tho woman, at tbe time bhe was arrested, was surrounded by a hundred peasants, who had crowded around her and were taking money and food to lici gendarmes who weie sent to tafee her to the jail were obliged to lorce their w ay to the bed w Stli drawn swords in order to get through the crow d of ad- miring and awe-struck spectators The Strikes in Scotland. EDIVBI.KGH, December the pabl c meeting heid in this city totiiy resolutions passed expressing sympathy with the railway strikers Many clergj men were present and delivered addresses The pos- beuger continue to improve and all mail trains are running regular1 j There are, however, no signs of a with the strikers DcFrojclnet's Position. PIPIS, December DeFrejcmet ad dressing the electo-s of the departinent of the borne today m Ins cam ass for election to the benate. enumented his as a progressne republican, rtnd asked a renewal of the man da e far the onipJetion of national defenses, because, lie said, the time had not arrived when the reign of peace cou'd be established for Eyrautl PIKIS, December jurjmen hive signed a petition for a commutation of the sentence of EjrAud Deatli of an .-OMJON December 28 John, naval architect, who won the prize for his de for the L nited States man of war Icxa died suddenlj today at Maarid. THE The S af Oeneiul SeliversUoff Be to bo in New 1'ork, r December -J8 San says if Pid ewsfci the nihilist slater of General iseh in Paris has taken relume in th i> he is not easily to be found hcie It cannot be ascertained that he li is him self known to any his fellow nihilists who have taken their abode among us Thev all profess to be in ignorance of his wheieabouts id allege that they hive no n formation of s having come to this country It is possi- ble that tueir allegations are true, and ycc, for all that he may be here T-here is a question among the nihilists whether the American would send Padlewski back to Kussia for execution if he should be arrested heie I he French ;o t eminent has shown, its detprm nation to him into tbe hands of the if he were found in Fr nice, and thtre is no doubt ill it other Luropean ernuicnts would tako ;he same course Lut the mini sta in Xew ork liold that his extradition from thia country mid be accomplished without much difficult} Tho state department would lot autioasly in do 111 feminine garb which are .onetantlv passing through the They stnxe to get any kind of i hint rom the nihilists into whow rcles thev can teuetnite, and tuev pursue their search In quarter which oiTers the least >f success It is probable that they have aid rom American detectives, and that members of the Pinkerton force are assisting in the rork Padlewski escaped detention in Russia while ou nihilist operations there Ho ided the vigilance of the Frencti secret sei ce, after slaying General Selvcrskoff in He g6t ont of France in ways unknow n, and when he reacted Kngland, if he re lly vent theie, the snarpest rughpbmeii ntrhers failed to get sight of him If IP is 111 ew York ho appea-- as dist n on Broadway, and a ell it the hotels, or he may secure safety under he garb of a peddler, living in anj of the ensely peopled teuements on the east or west ide of the city, or in the heart of tho town END OF A A TALE OF BLOOD. STABS Bit, 11IFE TO DEA.ta AND MORTALLY WOUNDS HIS SON Bis Make Their Escape to Woodshed and bale Their General Crlraltml "Sows Tlie Farmers' and Traders' Bank at Gailatln f SatisSes Its Tenn December Ji tor a quiet rumor has that ti e anners and Traders' bank it Gallatln was weak nd a ruu made on the hank There nociuse for fear of a break, as the bank was n a solid foundation To further demonstrate at fact, the headed by such men F F Pierce Jasmo Alexander J HowiBon I Turner, J B Alexander anil iers, blpned an dWigation and had it recorded, Umc tlieir indUidnal property, amouiitinL t> onsideralilv liildc for all deposits and paper of the bank The First National ibanl f Gallat n kindly offered all in ro.ce )f _oo mutu withdrawi1 biitthltt waa not lary uf largest depositors were not learful f any failure, and left their funds on deposit Thw bank haft alwavs stood ready to meet any inergency, and confidence has been restored and verythinp is moving along smootaly Will Nab tbe CHICAGO, December 28 Daily !News pecial (rom Ottawa, Ont., says "The cns- department has decided on an order of onnscation for the catch of seals taken by the erman schooner Adelefrom St Paul's Island, llaska The collector at Victoria, howeierj s a precat tiou in the e% ent of a L-oniphcitmn een tlie United States and Germar.-v over vessel's depredations, took the afhdavita ot he Adele's crewbefore tiie aaen were paid off, nd all swore that the seals were obtained m the United territory. ST December 2fe V Pio icr Press special from Fergus tails M mi says that Henry Reher wl o Irves fifteen miles west of Fergus Palls went home last from Eliz- abeth, where he runs a shoe shop and after some pleasantrv about Christmas presents, drew two self-cocking revoh ers and began shooting at his wife, son and daughters TV UK KMiE A'VD I-I8TOL hit his son twice in the arm and stabbed him in the bacc with i earning knife as he was trjintr to escape from the house The light went out in the midst of the shooting aud the three daughters got outside and hid tnernsehes, one of then with a bullet wound m her shoulder Then he turned on, h s wife and stabbed her repeatedly with a kmfo Afterwards he went in search. his daugi ters and not finding them, came back to the house His wife had crawled aivaj but he followed her and stabbed hei again aud again HE HANGS HIMSELI he returned to the house and hanged. bimse f to a bean it the same time putting a bullet into hib head His son managed to to a house tw o miles away, and pue tlie alarm When tlie tricj found 1'eher dead his wife just dymgv mm the three daughters still hiding Henry iicher his son will probably die from his wounds ma tho loss of blood Thu family his faonie property, but they rousrh lot JCho son has cerved a term in the stit-e prison for horse nc, and the girls do not bear enviabe reputations The family had numeious quarrels, and Holier went away a fow oaks ago with the intention of not coming back He was perfectly sober at the time of the murder, and nobody can tell w hat his object was, unless iC was simply a fit of desperation or frenzy He went home with the intention of doing tho> deed ho ujok. w ith him from Eliza- beth tho rrpe w th w h ch he hanged himself, three revolvers and a batcher knife iNo in- quest will be held FOUND DEAD IN A BUIfNJrJNG HOtSE. MysteiiouS rate of au Old Pensioner and His Mo December home of Sam Malono was discovered to be on fire eariv this mori When Chief Johnson, of tl e tire department, armed the roof and tlie side of the building fell in so that he could SOD into the sleeping room of tho occupanta Malouo and his wife separated a fow weeks ago, and his brother in-1 vw, tTolm Hicks was living with him Johnson saw Hicks leaning against the head of the bed and Malone Jymg on the floor It anpeared that both men had tried to c cape, or hnd died in a straggle v ith an assail- ant Malone was in old and drew a large pension It is supposed ho had consid- erable money in the hoa.e, as he cashed his pension check onlv i few ago J 1 e coroner held a i inquest this nut nothing donuite was developed Malone s skull was d, but he bodies are burned so Iradlj that 11 caunof "be said w bat caused death The men weie drmMu0 during the evening CUi intiiias Koxru in N 11 lenn December 28 a. s cojies by mail of a Christmas row at "Watci oo in Ovcrton county, through. Inch in innocent party received a death. wound A joung man, named Click, opened an Oid feud with the Lofus brothers and threw a he y stone at Taylor Juoftis The missile struck Mi's Jinc Alasw ell, who was ovei seventv iearsof andf fatally injured her. She was the motiie" of Gillem and Gartetfc MaxwplI two popular commercial travelers of "NihhMilp Cln k xi is afterward stabbed and seuoush injured b> Loltih O "N Moody was si ibbcd and fatally m- juied bj Jiuu (jrimn ai leuncssee City today. His T ast 11 Bin Ma December Hillm i glj miles from this city, Fnd iv T I Darnel i merchant put on. a fa se lace um nt 1.0 die of his Broth- er ui lau Jrc lorj Icj nti ndmj to frigbten tho f uniK ts a 3 >kc Torplej failed to recog- I im an l bo irded at tlie hen t ,n t J W cdi t aavmgiit Tin morn i 1 -xith was tt; the br tkf s t to o oi i e w M L mui Ii i r' at Brut blowint, t i1 ll L s c of h 1 ej.d Cj- ea >ed v d is st 1 at n COHT ism, ILT lie iin I >ecenib >ecis "Whe tlit thojb uthe ftal-o jieii ttuuirj u( a limneJ b at wo m e t at then I e anv lartii r HI tl e i n orison a. daimcj t1 e prr s an 1 horntjhs letemporarj erected The y nsoners w ill prob- abiy bo kept at tho mines The hole I- orce Ousted JACISON Miss December 28 The board of or and aldermen last night, m v cv of what thev i ed the general in- ncy of the olir fo--ct. o-sKcd the resig- nation ot tLc ent re lorct w !iich iras tendered and accepted to client January 1st A G Lewis was immediately elected chief of police This action of the board was precipi- tated oy the zailure to suppress law lessness on Christmas eve night ilpTia Tau Omeica. DeteuljerS lau Omega in wienmal session here today elected vhc iollowing officers for the encuing tirn grand chief Frolessor i. I Shields ot Oluo, -worthy grand chaplain. Re'v T H Gailor, of Tennessee worthv grand keeper of exchequer, M. L Home, ot Pennsylvania, worthy grand k eeper of nnale, Howard Lamar, of Alabama t worthy grand scnbe, Walter T Daniel of York, worthy grand J B Cfaadw-ick Michigan, worthy grand sentinel I> A hite oi "North Carolina vrortby chancellor, T M. on of Vienna, Inch council M ot Ot.s i It, n December 1WJ The will, be J e rorc! of Alabama and pabtT i> "Williams ot trolma The journed tomgnt witi a banquet. 1EWSP4PERS ;