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Indianapolis Indiana State Sentinel (Newspaper) - February 22, 1882, Indianapolis, Indiana A re m a a vol. Xxix no. 55.indianapolis, wednesday 3 Ebru Aey 22, 1882. Whole no. 1605esonerate�. The investigation into the Ai Naivs of tie Northern prison ends in ii Complete Triumph for Warden Murdock. The brought out i Gay to lib it a nun by prove i lore complimentary a list let cd rime Utal and no suspicion posts y of a inst the manage ment of the in a St Tiit Ioa. Tract with the directors there Vas a Brilliant Prospect 01 Lohm in e $300 invested and Moie too. It would have been considered by some just the Wilace to have Quot Copperud but he played it open and the result was very satisfactory. Prices were very High there was a Good Nuu Ket and for me first time the garbage contract made a paying investment. It was Sii own the Warden had made 2s2 under the Ter mrs of tie agreement As follows hides tallow grease.s1,cs0 00 blogs w hones. Co old ban Els. 100 in Auto Fiat Tiai for hours. S�.r.03 00 a i it eclat to the Sentinel Mici Rigan cite ind. Feb. I Ilion of the management of he i a Rihori part and that tie object w a Ali information Viii a risen was opened to Day by Tico. A Ortr and the Lizard of directors. Tiie Steward Book a i 2&Quot>rr, Sci Ute Warden and sgt if convicts were a Ca Mizied and at Evi by Stul e Quot Aii ported Ilir. Be sent Nani Genii a it is Abundi Intoy Clear that no period in the ii history of the state has 1h Pri Soti been a Elconon Mically administered As at i a present time. Comparisons of the �inantitie.-, of Corn Jneal Fluur meat potatoes and Virlier articles pure Lias d by the present and past administrations Here made wit ii fax j ubic results to Murdoch. Tote charges of waste . L extravagance were clearly disproved. The contract made Murdock and the directors has been Hon orally maintained governor i Orter has been exhaustive in his examinaiion., the Case will occupy the whole of in. The ease of the state is. H. 11. I a Vincis. Editor of Lite Michigan City . Has been on trial three Days As i Riporti. And will go to ii .1 try to Norrow. Tiie it it Orthouse has been crop ded to excess. Tie ruling .11 Lodge Horace Cibin of imy Mobili have been the sub jeep of much a favo tide . 3liciii< a Quot a to feb. 1t.--th. Iii gation by governor Toner and the Dii sciors of the n Ostherr. Prison into the of that in it of idiot with it pedal to the Erni jigs tilt it roil Iliof avar ii it ii a it Ock b we it Quot i lived the garbage contract came to a i abrupt Zermina Tiomi ibis Ater Sijoon after a most Thor ouch search and re vie a of Trio charges peril i Eon ducting to Iii examination with Energy and ability and evincing a deter Uini Tion to probe the Case to the Bottom acid out if possible any act in the War cum a Infin is ration by Law not in accordance with the i wishes and approval of the directors. Tiie investigation Begarif on thursday it having been charged thac to e Warden has Rea de an profit Ovit of the Sale of Pri on Oral the disposition of which authorized by a contract with the state in Rock agreeing to in per annul for the garbage. The elicited that the Warden $ 5, j80 by contract Vith the officials and so far As the governor or directors were concerned bras going behind the returns the wrong doing if any. Having been on their part in making a contract that yielded so handsomely. This was the Oil year however for Cort tracts have been made by other prison Otic vials but the in Rosita wore not so Large. The state then Uncle took to operate the garbage Busi-nes.? in conjunction with the Warden sharing the profits and losses fully but it proved unprofitable and the directors were to accept a contract with the present cd Focient Warden. The investigation ended in a compete tri ii Raph for Murdock judge Coffroth his Friend and adviser declining to make farther inquiry at the of governor Porter s Canu Netious of witnesses. The facts brought Titi. By i hts inquiry were More pm than detrimental to to e Nian agent of the prison which has not Only provided better food for the prisoners but show the expenses for three meals per Day to be twelve and one eleventh cents per convict an average of one half the Cost in he prisons of Kansas Gonne Calicut and other beaten. At the conclusion of the governor Porter stated that there was no suspicion a artist sir. Furdock of any wrong doing that his Elmini stration had been honest and efficient. The directors after consultation determined to rescind the contract and operate the boarding House in the interest of the state. This has heretofore been managed by Dei Uty War Den Baker. Indianapolis Sentinel City feb. 18.�?the investigation into the affairs of the prison North concluded to Day. Governor Porter conducted the of witnesses an4 was determined to get at the Bottom facts. He had been Given Quot pointers Quot by interested parties and was prepared to dissect the entire institution. The principal part of the May was do voted to the Warden s profits on his Garl it a be contract but so Fiir As showing any. A it room dress on the part of or. Murdock Hia a Fifon Aliel far Short of the Mark. V the a Ruth is this manner of. Disposing of the garbage was inaugurated by Tjie Lic pub of a Huau Board in 1s 3, when w. W. Higgins \ iwas Warden. This contract was conditional a Higgins failing to realize upon it the order bras rescinded. Similar contracts have been made by the incoming boards but the it Weir teens invariably a it Money who or Murdock entered into the con a tract october 22, -1831 i Coni Rai to. All information was i by or. Murdock who asked the most thorough investigation of at airs that it might be shown he had complied strictly with the contract. The governor assured him there w is to suspicion of any co or wrong doing on Liis a a to obtain viev of correcting tin evils and turning the moneys realized b3 Sitch into the Treasury. He had done just what any other optic Pijl would and if the contract was Al surd it was the Board s mistake and it his. To Loire Vou cakes. The most damaging disclosure of the whole and one wherein the governor thought he had struck a Bonanza that Thomas Bowers the Cattie purchaser had returned vouchers receipted in Blank and permitted the cleric to Lii in the Arao unt j Aid. This had a crooked look on face but was i silly explain Eil and i think to the utmost satisfaction of the governor. Ijo Weid would Purchase a beef and take a receipt in full in a memorandum Book for i hat purpose. He. Fth Ouirt it Assort ship shape Quot to have the cleric make out the vouchers from the receipts. The Warden Admi the Ltd that this was not exactly business like but As the buyer and cleric Quot were democrats there was not the slightest reason for suspecting that any of these vouchers had been changed in amount irom the origin Iii receipt nor did a comparison of the and vouchers show an discrepancy. The governor Lital almost exhausted Lini Selfon this Subj oot a Brilliant idea struck him. He imagined a Lew Boer so As to redact the Nua Dierof Beeves purchased i acid accordingly tie earnings of the Winlen on hits but when reminded by Ludge Coffroth that the Warden was too smart to Gay for a beef Cor the Sake of the hide he Droit de Tiff subject abruptly reprimanded the cattle purchaser and turned attention to other i loints. tin open to or important discovery was in Tho Sale o cabbage raised on the prison farm. Two Lujus ibid he were sold to i i v co., Lafayette and a Large Nunu her to it Ruddock it co., of the Anie . In the latter House the Warden is the Inion t Artner. The governor was so Pes sent in his inquiry that he developed a he fact that Murdock Eti arged Hij own Louse two c More per head for cabbage than he could have purchased it elsewhere. Other evidence adduced showed that Deputy Warden Baker had with the of the in sectors operated what is called the prison boarding House. Here about fifteen guards Are boarded and Sheri is and of tigers having at the prison were eared for at the rate of is per week. The Deputy s income therefrom is estimated at $1,800, but Itiat gentleman can Only figure it at Kissoo Wii Icli probably the proper figure. After some other testimony the Cio Vernor abruptly closed tiie Case and the directors Reth Edlo prepare their Rei Ort. Which an-1111.11 it contract with Warden Murdock and provides that the profits from hides Greese Bones acid tallow shall go into the s ate exchequer and gives to the wart Len the refuse of the table. The a it Oard also determined to operate the for the Benefit of the a a a. These changes will be inaugurated at once. The resignation of or. Baker As Deputy Wade i was consid lieu and accepted and that official Wili retire Anil 1. The result. The investigation was a Complete vindication for Ardeu Murdock. In act there were no charges against him except that he had made a Little out of a contract with the Board of directors for which they Are alone responsible. The Board made the contract because there was precedent for it anal possibly because other wardens have lost Money by similar agreements. The in Tsiou of i Quot Quot Murdock s integrity did not figure in the is me paper for political effect would have the it Iblis believe nor does the rescinding of the contract reflect upon him. The Board had ample Opportunity to Tell whether the state could make Money by using the prison Oral and if it neglected to do duty that is where the blame attaches. The Ellison. A rom the elicited by governor Porter it was shown that the Nuin gement had been unusually efficient and the prisoners Imd fared far better than in years past. They have plenty of Good wholesome food and particular attention hits been Given to furnishing fresh meat no doubt an uncommon thing in some prisons. One thing is certain the it convicts Are not buffering for inn of food and Are not Likely to As Jong As under the Wardo ship of or. Murdock. The records s it it that the expense. Have been greatly reduced and the earnings pro Jiotti onnely incr catch the Price paid pm convict labor has Ben advil led and one of the last official acts of the p>03rd. Was to raise the Price of one class of labor making an increase of $2,000 tier year in the Revenue of the state for this Dex Arment alone. A St tement. Warden Murdock has reduced the tips pc of provisions for each convict to 12 1-Lj cents per Day. The following statement will show Tho expenses of the institution conic arg with other Large prisons of the country Indian prison North average convicts 572. Total Cost per Day including repair and All expenses 88c. Cost of provisions Only per per Day convict 12 1-Lle. Fort , Iowa prison average number 3i>l. Cost per Day per convict 23vi,c. Iowa Adel Lyional Penitentiary i or general support. Exclusive of salaries and repair8,Cost per Day per convict. state prison Cost per convict per Day a7>ic. Cost of provision 38 7-Loc per Day rations of fresh beef Only twice a week. Uhoda Island state of provisions per Lay per convict i. Wii Cousin state i Rison total Cost 40c for pro visions 13c per convict per Day. Kandiia state Penitentiary Cost per prisoner per Day exclusive of improvement timid repairs 41s7-w0c for provi scions 12-53-Lix c per Day per Man. Pennsylvania state prison average .749 men. Cost per Lay for provisions 16 a in per min. Ijo ton House of c Rrt action a a umber of prisoners 402. Cost 13 i-7c tier Day. Detroit House of provisions per Day Cost �3 9-ll c. California i Rison a trober of convicts 1,500. Total per Day per Man 44%c. For provisions Perd typer Man 13 4-Loc. A Jitu once Eark. The following shows tie increase in the prices paid for ii Vicc labor during the term of Warden Murdock and present Board of directors making an in the earnings of .$20,7.10 j. E. It j. A Winterbotham a manufacturing cooperage a Date of change of 9ontnct, july 16, j83t men 125 Price per num i ranked from 45 cents to 3 cents per Day Tomci unto Lucrease per Day 822.50. Ford Johnson amp. Co., contract Kors Claira and Divite of Chari a of con loved 2.5i Price changed from 4.5 cents to 55 cents per Day per Man amount of increase in per Day. 62.50. Second contract same Date numer of men,-40 Price per Man changed from 30 cents to 5 cents per Day Amouli of increase per Jav Sio. Third Contr get Chati ged same Date in no Ber of Mea 100 from 45 cents to 50 cants per Day Sacii increase g6 per Day. Joseph Pratt a a co., contractors boots and shoes changed october22.1881 Nam Dierof men from 5-5i cents to co cents per Day increase. S3.82>s per Day. Becapitul.\Tion. J. R. Amp j. increase per Day from 10th of in la. 1881 s22 50 Ford Johnson amp co increase per Clay from 22 1 of october 1s81 17 50 Joseph Pratt let co. Increase per Day from 22d of october 1881. -3 i in total increase Day. §13. Excluding sundays and holidays the increase of earnings calculating from Date of change to Lelih of Marcia tss3 the expiration of the term of office of present Board of directors of Northe Nilidia a prison. Sj20,617 10 in Celanges. Review of tie clearances m two Ity Oliree cities for tie part week. , feb. 20.�?from the Post the following table shows the total Gross exchanges at Twenty three leading Clearing houses in the United states Twenty two being for the week ending february 18 and one i Louisville for tiie week ending Gebru Arvic new York. Chicago. Cinci Tinati. St. Loins. Baltimore. Is new Orlea ii a. A san Francisco. Pittsburg. . Louisville. Providence. Kiwi sous City. Cleveland. Nev Lin Vii. Memphis. apr Lanfield. Worcester. . Syracuse. 800,072,801 ii,�7,r 70 a a m7,� 82 19,.s�0,c0� 17,075,28,3 12,s7 ,0<.�7 11,20&Quot,7�s 7,f85,202 s,185,37 "i,,4�u 3,ut8,000 2,1 j7.467 1,161,-553 758,023 in g,06� a i,-10 8ui, 31 r �5.-l7-l �tl2,0>,i7 total.51,1.57,098,388 outside of new York 277,025,58 the exhibit As a a Hole is again unfavourable this a Eek compared with the corresponding last i wily Kobbert Al Iii i i Sci Irenr Etc. Quot special to Iho Sentino Iii feb. 1 1 a a of bold Highway robbery Oci urged Here last night. One Silas a Tiilman. I Jio has been in the City this Wock serving Tyror in the or unit court started for Bis Home in sind Creek Tov a slip Alii Jui 10 o clock. While through Lla a Quot Cutie a Bridge in his buggy lie was by three men and after being beaten up badly was robbed of Smo in Money. Your correspondent interviewed Stillina and obtained the i Ellov ing version of the Ioil Biji y Quot i a it As the City yesterday on the jury. 1 also had som outlier business to attend to which made it la a when i started Home it being then after 12 o bloc la. 1 had some Money with me a out 8100. I loaned Sio to a gentleman and used some myself leaving about 5140, which was in my a pocket. I got in my buggy and started Home i saw a or heard no one As 1 drove , but on entering Haw Creek Bridge i thought of robbers and my Money and near the Middle of the Bridge 1 saw thre-3 men. One Man came up in front and took hold of my horse and stopped it. Two other men approached me one on the left and the other on the right. The Man on the left said we want your Money i replied that i had no a Money. A the other said we know Yon have Money and we will have it i was then struck and that was All 1 knew until i few und myself lying in the buggy but on the other Side of the Bridge at the Side of the Road. To Linius were lying on the Fence As if some one bad thrown them there but they could have caught on the Fence As the horse was passing. My Livorse became frightened in the Bridge at the approach of the men and at first started backwards and i do not know How it got out of the Bridge. It must have Beon led out. When i became conscious i thought of my Money and on putting my hand in my pocket i found it gone. My Hilt was also gone. I Felt that i ya9 Hurt but concluded to drive on Lime. I tat upon the buggy scat and the blood began to run Down my face. This frightened me and i feared Tiit i would bleed to death before i could get Home so i turned my Livorse around a a drove Back to the City. I Quot Elt \6ry Faini and at could scarcely set up. I was met by a gentleman near this hotel the St. Denis who assisted my Sutof my buggy and sent Abr or. A Flicker to dress my wound. I could not rest Aucul am yet very Peak. I have no idea who the men were that attacked me. I could not recognize their voices and it was too dark to recognize any one i neither saw nor heard the men after 1 was and Dow it transpires that one Frank Mcpeak no Praia before the Public in the role of an embezzler. He has been in the employ of Esquire Kinney in the stave business time past Shatio Icid Over in i rown county. He had Mckin Ney s checks Aud checked out Money to lab res under his care. There was one labourer named John Smith who iad no real existence yet received Nui nitrous checks which Mcpeak Pool a Ted. This the log has been going on some to it a in and met eak exercised it he Quot Iliad a did soft in this Way he Suchos did la a fit he has been living like a Ord raid it is said a certain us Chaste fam air was helping him enjoy the soit tiling. He was to Day and Wil to Prosic cured to Iho fail of the Law. A Man named 11. C. Chrisman on be Ileida took out a License to one Emma be Rcd. Last night ciir5smau imbibed too freely and got into jail where he has. Since remained on acc unit of Nohavi Goth Cash to liquidate. The wedding Jias been postponed till be is out of jail. A bal begin lung. Special to the Sentinel Cox , ind., feb. 20.-�?this morning about 4 o clock or. Turner of Nulltown was called out by a tramp who told him a companion was very sick a Short distance from the Village. The doctor followed him through the drenching rain out into the River Bottoms and there beside a Sycamore tree without shelter and with apiece of Board for a bed Lay a woman dressed in men s clothes who gave birth to a boy baby a few minute Slater. The Mother and child were cared _ for Aud brought to the As Lupi to Day hot Noth in Sev. In a can be Learned from her or the Man Iii explanation of the remarkable Ali tar and both refuse to tall their names. United stat Oil Hospital burned. Post Touk i and feb. 19.�?the Steamer Eureka has arrived from Sitka. The United shiites Hospital there occupied As an Industrial school and missionary Bouse for Indian boys Burnt on the 21st ult. Since the departure of the wachus.sett3. Dive Danoe houses and grog shops have been opened at Sitka. Hoeh Ehos is manufactured about at All hours. The parties engaged in thi business Are n russians half Breeds and aliens they Are under surveillance end on the return of the a Chussett their will a be arrested and sent to Portland for trial Winter has been in me ii pm i usually severe. Washington. Hon. William k. Myera a a candidate for Secretary of staite. Special to the Sentinel Wasni Niton feb. recently a Indiana democrats who have been and Are now in this City have spoken to the Sentinel correspondent concerning the announcement recently made that Hon. William r. Myers lat6 a member of Congress from the Anderson District would be a candidate for nomination on the Deh socratic ticket for Secretary of state. There seems to be quite a general feeling throughout i Tate in favor of Cai Ain Myers becoming a candidate and inasmuch As he has not yet announced As being positively willing to enter the race the sent Jiel to Day called upon him for a decisive answer. The Captain replied that he was a c Ahdi Date Ijar of a rotary of state at the Suggit Tion of a Large democrats throughout Indiana and that there wins now no doubt or his con delusion of entering tie canvass. A Well known Indiana Democrat roce my Here said to the Sentinel correspondent that he knew of no Democrat mid draw so heavily from Ilie be divan counties in the Eastern and norther i part of the state and yet carry so fun ii thes Rengdi of the ticket in the democratic Coli ties As Captain Myers that he was the strongest Man for the place he could mention and the soldiers throughout Indiana of both parties would be delighted to rally to his support. The Case now an Tkv Titbit Cash. Indiaana Conn s to the lore once again at the capital. Sentinel readers will vividly Many of them remember the Campaign of 1s72, in we Iii Tohn p. C. Slinks and Tohn Enos Neir Ocie candidates ror Congress in the then ninth Dii Trici. Conrad Baker then governor in making a Ceni Licate of election stared that or. Shanks received 17,0i a votes and or. Nefi 17,0s2 votes the Huier receiving a. Majority of Fourte u votes. Governor Baker stated in the Corn Fichte however thai in his opinion a no. Shanks had received the of votes that he truly believed that the Voie of or. Shanks should bei7, it Pitisi Waii of 17,0gs that in Wabash town slip. Adams county i orgy Sevon ballots had been thrown out because of Quot certain phraseology of the print ing on the face Etc., which tie cd cers of the election Board in his opinion have no Legal authority to refuse to cot it Tor or. S tanks. Governor Baker being in doubt As to who should legally receive a certificate of election made out a Cert Tioata it duplicate for each candidate and threw the decision into the House of representatives of Congress. The Case considerably complicated containing the reports of the local a i return ing boards Quot certificate., All iavits Etc ill. H. E. Paine Emp byed As attorney for or. Shanks and i messes. Julian Bradbury Julian for or. Noli Quot and the Case appeared before the House elections i Maui tet. The contest resulted As predicted by governor Baker in favor of or. Shanks. The Case in Many Peculiar heat utes was a Standard one Aud a fibred Many Jire cements to be followed in subset ent contests. A few Days ago the merits of the evidence and decisions of this coir act were a ailed to the attention i the House and a Resolution ordering it printed for the Benefit i Ilie committee of elections and the people generally prevailed. It has Siisi Beeti Coni useted and. Reached the House on yesterday. The Case occupied thirty eight pages Misc Lane Ous document form and is kno Vii As an exhibit c . Scieme of the woman . Susan b. Anthony s letter to the House committee on territories Reque. Ting that they Amend the Bill admitting the territory of Dakota into the Union As a stat by adding a clause granting the right of Suil rage to women in that territory together with the Appeal from the National woman s suffrage association of the same character causes considerable merriment among the members of that committee and this merriment is the extent of the Force of that letter and petition. It Voll Avail nothing. anti woman Sutlov Agisto consider this Little move of Susan s As a piece of strategy to it a foothold for woman suffragists. The inclination q the is anything hut a Arm toward Tho que Iii ii of Woi Kulil Iuit race and there is but very Little Opportunity for the woman of the country to even get a fair hearing of their grievances and of their a a is for right. In other words Quot it looks As though the time for a move among the w Onnen on this Issue has no yet arrived and the agitation they Are making will not Only Avail nothing for the present but will cast straws in their pathway in the future. Bratly and Doi sey indicted Washington of a. 20.�?the Sirwid jury senator Voorhees about the Story telegraphed from Here the effect that certain prominent democrats i Morgan of Aiu Bama and Jere Black were secretly scheming with Blaine to run Blanti and Voorhees As candidates for president and vice president in 1ss4, and give them the support of the democrats said the Story was too absurd to deserve even contempt that there was nothing in it and lie did not propose to dignify it by taking any notice of it. Senator Morgan of Alabama. Said the Wei Ole thing was a fiction. He saw Blaine twice in As Nany months and then Only for a few moments at a time and no reference to politics was made in their conversation. Morgan said t Don t think Blaine would Ever Trust his political fortunes to such a As \ Voorhees Jerre Black and myself f like Blaine very much person Aliy but he is not the Man i would nominate for president. 1 believe in straight unadulterated democracy and if i had my Way i would the party upon democratic principles. I would relieve it of tammany in new York of in Virginia and of repudiation every where and i would nominate a tried and True Democrat like Thurman or Hendricks or a others that could be named for senator Morgan added that he did not believe in any political coalition that he would rather us incr defeat with a Simon pure democratic ticket and platform to win a Victory by a coalition and mixture if . Among democrats this Story is generally p of bounced absurd and laughed at. But there Are a few. Com prising those Wiio Are not Friendly to Blaine who shake their Heads and say that it this Story is not literally True they la believe machinations looking to democratic su2 port of Blaine in the next presidential Are going on. Sent Down a pre persons for sons Estment against twelve Iracy in the Star route cases. Among the fee presented for indictment Are sex Assis ant postmaster general Thomas j. Brady senator Stephen w. Horsey his brother a w. Dorsey his private Secretary c. Rordell John c. Inline of the firm of Miner Vale it co. Captain w. H. Turner formerly a clerk in the Postof fice department and Joh w. Peck Broth in the Case of s. P. Brown .1. E. French f. P. Lillie l. W. Vale and j. H. Sanderson whose names have been connected with the Star route transitions and some of whom have already been before the court or a United states Oom missioner the charges were virtually ignored and dismissed from consideration. On inquiry it was found that there was Only one preset Tenient but it covers a routes and co tracts. Senator Voorhees Chara Ter Zefi the Story Abo at the d Emo Crecy in Dorking Blaine of too absurd to Lief Erve even contempt. feb. 20.�?a Western associated press reporter Liis morning fished in plication of t be correspondence Bel Tive to chilian peruvian , w.\.siiin<ton, feb. 17.�?in response to Resolution recently adj Ted by the House on motion by or Belmont of new York the president to Day transmitted to the House of Kerese natives a Lett it in from the Secretary of state accompanied i y a Mas of documents concerning correspondence in regard to the peruvian company. Tho full text of tie Secretary s letter is As follows del>.n�?�. T of state. L Yvo .\sihnt.tox, feb. It 18s2. J a the Secretary or state to a Hom the of the Ilon be of representatives of the Atli Iii.t., Rei nesting the . In further Corii Planco witly a Resolution of the House on the 2tth ult., to furnish this House with a Complete Fravi script of the letters of Jacob r. Shipherd k-q., of new York dated june 2, a Seo Timber 28 and november 15, and of the real Iris thereto now on the tiles of the department of state already Commini Caton from which names of persons and Laruis have Ceu omitted and that Tho Peri Dent be requested to inform this House measures hav it it been taken to recover letters declared Loho missing from the files of the department Nas the Honor to report to the president As follows 1. That Complete transcripts of the letters be Ier Rcd to a the Resolution by names and dates and of other letters already comin uncoated from whip h name.? of persons and Lironis had been Omi Teci Are herewith returned together with a list of the same. 2. The Only reply on file in this department of said letters of Jacob u. Shin Herd is dated Debora Berlo ls8i, and is Here Rith returned. Tie measures taken to recover the Init Corfi de conred to be Misiag Ami the tiles of the depart Ineis were a careful Searchi in the files and archives of the Depa neut and a request for similar Earo Hes to be made to All persons connected or formerly connected i Villi the department into v. Lissu said letters might have come in the course of business. It is believed Viiar in All castes Wilert Stich made search lies wore made which proved to be fruitless. Search i l the department As has already been reported Viii c inn Liy fruitless. Respect fully submitted j he provident. . T. Fri Iii Cyson. In a letter from Shipherd to minister Hui Lent dated Nev York june2, 18s1. says among representative Gen Tieu Ien with Wiliom i Hare alread3% Ora Hali so ii he in confidential negotiation in tue premises a a May name such As these 15. D Quot Forgan William Dodge Hugh my Bitlloch n Orvin Green w. R. Garrison a. Beano or s. B. Chittenden John Hay Amasa Stone William h. Vander Hilt John Sherman Eugene Hale Murat Halstead. Whitelaw Reid to Hatch Samuel Sloan Marshall Jewell h. L. Dit secs d. B a i. John a. Stewart Jay Cooke i Vavis Sjulin Niaud Ilcho Ite u. S. Grant a. A. Lowe. H. Wade i. B. Rane Horace White David Dows a co., Joseph Medill h. B. Hyde a. S. Hewitt w. L. Scott j. D. Cameron Howard Crosby , Hurtado a co., Sydney Dillon Morton Bliss it co., h. B. Claflin a. S. Barnes Henry Hilton j. A w. Seligman a co., m. K. a. Co. Drexel Morgan a co., William a Astor hoi Acet representative Belmont s Resolution in response to Wlinich the was sent to the House to Day was uttered in the House for the purpose of disclosing the names of parties supposed to be interested in the peruvian comp airy which have been Vait held by the state department when the correspondence was sent to the Senate some Days ago. Under Date of new York october 10, 1881, slip Herd writes to Secretary Blaine and says a have to Dav addressed you copies of Jel Torg to the peruvian minister and Hon. Macial Larline the originals of which have been transmitted to Hon. George s. But Vav ill counsel of this company at Washington to deliver to the and us Iuar Dateo october 27, 1381, Shipherd writes minister Hurlbut for your own satisfaction i May say our Stair of counsel including such representatives and aai ious men As governor Boutwell Sci a creation. Senator Conkling collector Elv Orison sex Cong res Mau l Jid and s i in tic blur Are absolutely agreed on this is in Osiier Point material to the pending issues and the most Radical Sugg Cetica i policy. Have the Hearty autograph approval of general who is now of is. The significance of fill this you need no Aid from me to estimate. It occurs to me to quote j . Tho moment we Beard Here of the decree of september 281 wrote to senator Blair the inter medi Arv Between the Secretary and myst i when i am away from Washington. Quot the bearing Orall the great interests Chili Seis As clearly As i. If there it no peruvian government there is no government to admit our rights and to to establish them a continuance of Calderon s for the time being is vital j of see to All we have at stake and such interests As ours should easily decide Secretary Blaine if aside from that he hesitated Quot in yours of september 12 you said you bad received no such dispatches As Secretary Blaine assured me had been sent. The next time i was at the department the Secretary placed in my hands All the dispatched in he had sent to you. And i no and for myself the phrasing a his own but the Effriet is exactly what i desired. If Calderon is Wise he will make or. Tracy at the con Eul Here his minister plenipotentiary to co operate with Blaine and myself Liere As you Are work ing with him in Lima and no other commissioners Are needed. Trac it is Ideal in his peruvian loyalty. The son of an Amer can father at Lima and a peruvian Mother he is thoroughly and exceptionally intelligent and commands and deserves the highest respect. He is honest Aud honorable As few men Are. When we first bought this title he saw three markets for it and of those three Chili was Tobt the least promising. Of the merits of the original quarrel we know nothing and nothing. Peru is the under dog and our sympathies lie w Ith her. There Are Strong reasons Why Avo should prefer to Deal with her other Vale we should not make her the first Quot offer. But certainly we have not bought ii great cute rest to Lay it at the Jeet of Peru to use or refuse As she May choose. We have rights As it ecu As they Aud we have abundant alternatives if Peru to Challenge us to use them. Of these the chilian is Only one and is Only suggested to make Clear the general fact that we Quot have at least one alternative. 1 no red not dwell. Of. This Point. Or. Cald cd to can follow it out for himself. If Childe Ron wishes Speed he can have it. We Are ready whenever he 1.s ready. The moment he cables me proper Assurance he i l hear me responding like an Echo my telegraphic address Cable is jacket new it might to better still for you to Cable or. Blk Ine in cipher. Under Date of Ujima Peru november 2, isl a minister Hurlbut writes Secretary Blaine sir�?1 am surprised by the receipt on the 3lst ult of a Telegram from you dated the ii the Hii he Hon deciphered read As follows Quot the influence of your position must not be used in a id of credit Industrial or any other financial or speculating to this i immediately answered Quot it has not been. It will not under Date of Nev York nov. 15, 1881, Shipherd writes Imater Hurlbut Sun senator Blair writes to that Hurlbut the chilian have captured Calderon and carried him to Chili. Tho senator adds Quot there May be trouble now. I slave it general i Grant do his duly. American influence in America is at an end of Civili can slap our faces As tally it a w 0 have Hoard also by Cible of Montrose s acceptance. We appreciate Tho Gravity of tiie new new problems which Vou must now Laco. The letters enclose with this were already written when senator Blair i letter cime to hand end i will not now change them. The Neil for a protectorate is but increased by All that has happened and i a ouija Chili a ill continue to Force the Issue. Our peo to Hope she will. What we want is our Jov ornament to the fore and that All winds that blog May a Llou. . I replied to the senator Quot i to Ai y agree with you As to Chili. She must . Return Calderon to executive Liberty or we must All take partners for tha Day of. T Trust or. Blague will place his Ile ii u id his right there and he will. Won t he. 1 a Jill Vansau general Grant to Day. And he and 1 May go to Washington their slav. We shall do what in our Power to Sorond ail vigor you Miayo go on tile main Ruder Date of new York nov. 1.1881, Shipherd writes Hurlbut if i were at Liberty to use the names i might give that of a member of the Abinet authorized to speak i nicely for the president whose Sugge Siou that Calderon accredit a special depot Iti ii of say three of the ii Host men to come it on e to a Ashington to present to the pro a Ilene for transmission to formal Applit nation for a protectorate. The son a int of our people Saems to to unanimous on such Points As this. The Onvy ground of. Which the application would receive and favor and therefore the Only ground on we Ion the position should by own terms rest is that Thero Are now in pern very Large Zaeri it Uin demanding Aud being clearly entitled to american Protection. These May be specified a Eno rally 1 the interests of this a r tiny 2 interests Lepric denied by w. H. Cilley i the Landreau claim concerning which you have already Lieen instructed 4 lesser interests in the aggregate. T e specifications May Well he Chi oiled v. Iii reference to the fact that the Monroe doctrine and the More recent and now Dei Nitoly Blaine doctrine under tac into Montion of Anturo Peau Power is impossible and there Ito a reference in this connection to Captain i american ship railway project which i,8 to be before , find Vichich a eueral Grant now tells me he heartily favor and to which 1 May add we May Poi Sibl / give buds for future use. Under Date of new Yoi a november 1 it 1s.s1, Shipherd writes minister Hurlbut str i with , apropos of the suing is Tion heretofore made a copy of judge lord s Brief on the precedents for a direct treaty Between the government of Peru and the government of tiie in ipod states to cover the essential rights and a interests of this country and As a foundation on which both Peru and this country May safely ground the proposed agreement Between themselves. Governor Contwell concurs in Lidge lord s View. Senator Katon also sul Stanli Gully concurs. Under Date of Lima Peru november 23, 1881, minister Hurlbut writes Secretary Blaine suit i also Send a Long letter from Jacob r. Shipherd. I Call attention to the Nart marked with lines i have Writon him declining further correspondence except through the depart pent Aud 1 have also written a letter in explanation to i Outwell void by Shipherd to be his attorney. Under Date of new York november 20, 1.881, Shipherd writes minister Hurlbut. As soon As your letter came i sent a letter to Secretary Blaine through senator Blair. 1 was again in Avrashi Wigton last week and had a full talk Vith the president at general Grant s suggestion and on his introduction. My chief Point was that the fee curve Mig it avoid discussion of the aids tract question of intervention by substituting a not debatable question whether it is not bound to take such Charse of the situation us is necessary to Tho Protection of american property interests in Peru. Cilley was with me. We have practically United interests and we two stood at the interview 31,500,000. 000 of american property. While properly reticent the president was evidently impressed with the suggestion and senator Blair general Grant governor Boutwell and otters who have his ear will follow it up. The last enclosure s letter to Shpherd under Date of Lima Peru dec 17, 1881,in which he says sift i have tried As far As i could to make you understand that i can not have and ought not to have anything to do with your company or your a Selc As agent. Both my general and particular instructions forbid my taking notice of such matters unless referred. To me by the department of state. Once More and for the last time i repeat statement. 1 shall return your papers to the Secretary of state As i have done others and Deih Bitely close correspondence with you unless directed by the department. _ Ilie proposed Cong Ress of nations. , feb. 20. A senator Call s , submitted to Day appointing a Call for a Congress of nations of North South and Central America excites comment As it endorses the action of Secretary Blaine. The Resolution declares that Tihe United states should adopt measures to Settle the controversy Between Chili and Peru and prevent forcible dismemberment of Peru and that the proposed Congress of the North South and Central american nations Shoul i consider the existing questions and All nue Tiona that May arise As Well As commercial interests. The Besoiu Tiomi a regarded a i indication of Blaine s friends to sustain him and coming from a Democrat it has caused seme a Omni it in connection with tie talk of the Quot no support Tjw the Secretary a t Fop Sefl let Iii Lalion for pc Utah. A Asut botox i . 2i a senator Laph am introduced a Bill to Day to Amend the act establishing a territorial government of Utah and change Tho name to the Bill vests execute a Power Ever the territory in a governor appointed Fei four years and continues the present governor until the end of the term. It disfranchised All persons. Guilty of bigamy or polygamy and makes them ineligible As jurors or in any office. The Bill requires the lick Slature to repeal the statutes authorizing the plurality of wives and pro Vides for destitute and wiv."3 and. Children by erecting houses for them and levying taxes to therefor also to compel males to support their Childrous born in polygamy. Promo gel Relief for the United states supremo court. Washing Ito i feb. 19.�?representative Manning the committee of the american bar association appointed to consider the methods for relieving the United states supreme court of Over pressure of business upon it will report soon. He says sex Secretary Evarts c a airman of the com Nii Itee and Merrick of Washington Phelps of Vermont and Parker of new Jersey will report in favor of the adoption of his Manning s plan that Hitchcock of St. Laua is opposed to plan and King of Ohio Stephens of Kentucky and Bradley of Rhode Island Are inclined to favor the other his wife. Pitts Ijiro feb. 19.�?a. Swede named Abraham Nevison living in a Hovel on a Ehster Avenue beat his wife so badly at 8 o clock to night that she died in half an hour. Nevison has been arrested and lodged in jail. A fatal explosion. By Quot which a Large we a re lost and Many a Vonnda a. , pa., feb. 17.�?about s c clock la this morning an explosion occurred at the pyrotechnic a works of professor Jackson in City. The by gilding was badly 8hattere<3, took fire and was consumed. At least fifteen and probably More lives were lost and Many dangerously won ruled. The building bras the old Homestead of Admiral Porter. A coloured families lived in the old port3r mansion. It seems that it first took fire and while Tho firemen were playing on the fit Mes and a Large crowd a air rounded them an explosion occurred cat tearing destruction far and wide. The killed Between fifteen and Twenty. About Twenty Are , and fifty More or less seriously wounded Quot tiie dead Are being Laid in tiie City Hall and the wounded cared for in various drug stores a to no accurate list can be of stained now. A the following is a list of the killed John lamp ugh Thomas Dollison tji Omus Art Derson Phillips John i Atli of Quot Kestner George Taylor James Doughty Benjamin Gartside Perry Williams Colour Danthony Barber a a Illi Aiji Wood firemen John driers and Edward. Strop Schire. All the killed lived Here fifty were More or less wounded thre finally. Part of the mansion had been aae. By professor Jackson pyrotechnics to for Jott years As a place for manufacturing expos ii commodities. The firemen after being a sired that there were no explosives in the place went to work. After playing or Chat flames about an hour a terrific explosion occurred. Bodies of men were Biown in every direction. The air was filled with rubbish and the ground covered with victims some Icille some seriously injured and others badly Hurt. The dead bodies of men Lay coiled on else ground. Others Laboured in the agonies of death. A number writhing in their Bloot moaned piteously for help. Many Lay insensible of their surroundings and others bruised and bleeding groped their Way from the scene of the terrible Accident. The scene beggars description. People prayed in the open streets and the shrieks of the dying were appalling. The tire was abandoned and everybody in con fiction to do so turned their attention to alleviating the distress. The houses in the Vicinity of the explosion were converted into hospitals and the wounded removed thereto. Tho following is a . List of the killed John Lamplugh Thomas Donaldson Thomas Anderson ale Vander Phillips John Pollock James Kestner. George Taylor tames t. Doughty Terry a Illiams Anthony Barber we. Wood David it Aires and Peter ves Cati. Benjamin Gartside Rel it sorted killed is still living. We. B. Franklin Frank Cowan and a boy. Namei Quot a alls have since died from injuries. The list of wounded is increase info. Charles Dalton son of chief Engineer Dalton is injured internally with no Hope of Iii ? recovery. The chief s injuries Are serious. Tames Doughty s head was blown of Quot. The families of Many of the Billeci and wounded Are in need circumstances and Relief committees will be formed. At the inquest this afternoon prof Assor Tackson testified he was surprised at being told of the explosion As lie considered the place Safe. There was no powder in the room and the explosion must have originated from the Gas from the stove the stars used for tilling bombshells the Only things of explosive character and they did not them explosive. A Strong concur Sion will these stars. The shells Are about six inches in diameter and contain about two pounds of Quot Star,-3. I think the explosion was caused by . If this detonation had been of to Der the roof would have been blown of bit these stars must have exploded with great Force As the Walls of the building have been torn Down. There were probably ten pounds of these detonating stars in my manufactory this morning. Fatal Accident to a prominent a Izroa Man. Special to the Sentinel Sev Mouk ind., i be. 17.�?mr. Charles s. Cone jr., general passenger and ticket agent of the Ohio and Mississippi Railroad met with it horrible death this evening. He and the other Cren Oral Otti cers left Here this evening at 1 20 o clock on the lightening express no. A. For Cincinnati and at 4 40 the train whistled for North Vernon. Just then he i raised from be acc and went out on the car platform to look at the train approaching North Vernon. Just Ashi leaned Forward to the right his head came a co tact with a Post of the Bridge just this Side of time town. The train was moving at about went i five Miles an hour and he was thrown Iron ii train. Or. Gerrish of this City was Telegraph Ieca for and started at once and reached there but a Little while before or. Cone expired. A special train was sent from Here this evening to move tiie remains to Cincinnati. Or. Cone was one of the most popular Railroad men in the West. North , feb. 17.�?c. S. Core it eneral ticket agent of the Ohio and missis it , was Accident y killed at this Point to night. He wis looking out from the platform of a car when his head came in Contact with a Post supporting a Bridge and he dashed to the ground. He lived in is two Livours after the Accident. Tie alleged Wheeling scandal. Wheel no w. Feb. 19.�?a monstrous calumny sent Cut from this City by some person As vet unknown involves tie wife of a. A Campbell of the intelligencer and George k. Wheat a prominent merchant. It has been by several papers East and West in the shape of a dispatch from Pittsburg it represents or. Campbell As going ii meat Agate hour and finding or. Wheat just in the act of escaping from his Houseen de Habille and As having pursued him into a neighbouring livery stable Zihere he fully recognized. The Story is pronounced by both gentlemen Over their join signature As a Traci Goa and Devilish falsehood got up by a and sure aut for amp ome unknown purpose of Revena and the sunday papers Here explode the whole Coli Cocito n by slowing that in addition to or. Campbell s own statement it is Well known that his wife had not Quot been in the City for a week prior to the allege i of Currence but on the contrary was visiting her sister in the Interior of the site. The motive for such a monstrous falsehood Ltd is a Enigma not Only to the parties concerned n but to the whole Community. Death of w. K. Hancock. Special to the Sentinel , ind., Fob. . R. Haul can Tho democrats nominee for recorder of county died yesterday at Bis Home in part ii lie Hod been Al Iotch for some time and had ret med from the South Only a few Days ago where he had been for the Benefit of his health. A in pres on of l oly8amjr. Washington feb. see Are i \ taken up the judiciary committee Bili tfx the suppression of polygamy in Ittah. 0� new Section adopted provides that any a Quot cohabiting with More than one woman so a be fined $300 or imprisoned for six month or both for each and every offence. To quote it i. Will probably he passed to Morrow. Ii so i i him a fit fill Quot a it mud a

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