Reno Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - December 23, 1890, Reno, Nevada
ite Reno Gazette Has the best Eastern and Coast Telegraph Beport of any paper between San Francisco and Salt Lake. A Look at tin Gazette Will convince anyone of its superior excellence as a newspaper. VOL. XXX. RENO, WASHOE COUNTY, NEVADA, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1890. NO. 71. AT SBA. The Glasgow Railroad Strike Spreading. A COLS) WAVE IN THE EAST. Fatal Collapse of a Chicago Packing House. The Spanirh Government Seak Protection. to (tone Crooked By AHftoctated Press. CHICAGO, Dec. the hearing to-day in tho county court, touching the failure of the private bunk of S. A. Kean Co., John Culver, who it wns yesterday said wan indebted to the bank to the amount of tes- tified that he did not owe the bank anything, ttiat on the contrary the bank owed him over A repre- Hentative of the Bradstreet Agency ex- hibited a written statement made by Kean in Juno, 1880, in which he claimed a capital of with Me- Rrugdon, Morton, Culver and D. W. Kean ax special partners, This ia in direct contradiction to Kean's sworn Htatetueut yesterday that he never made a written statement to a com- mercial agency. Representative Di'nn's commercial agency testified that in June, 1889, Keun made him a written statement to the effect that (Kean's) personal assets were with ac indebtedness of The balance sheet of the bank on tho first of that month showed that the assets aggregated and a surplus of Couple of By Associated Press.] WASUINOTON, Deo. Presi- dent to-day sent to the Senate the fol- lowing nominations: Henry B. Brown 01 Michigan, Associate Justice of the Supryine Court of the United States, vice, Samuel F. Miller, deceased. Colonel Cha-les Sutherland, for Sur- geon General with the rank of Briga- dier General, vice, J. H. Baxter, de- ceased. The appointment of Judge Brown meets with genera! favor at the capi- tol, and he is said to be a good man fov the place. He is of Connecticut oirth, and after graduating from col- lege went to detroit, where he prac- ticed law. He has frequently been counsel in cases before the Supieme Coutt, and waa particularly strong as an admirable lawyer. He is said to be man of considerable means; has been District Judge many years, and is well and favorably known to his future associates. Major Merrill, U. S. A., retired to bo Lieutenant Colo-iel of Cavalry un- der authority of Congress, approved September U7th. Protection for Mpuln. By Cable n-ul Associated Press MADKID, Dec. royal decree was issued to-day to alter the customs taiifTx, and appoints a Commission to take steps to bring about a reform in the commercial treaties existing be- tween Spain and other countries. The object of the Government is to strengthen its electoral influence by peremptorily applying the of protection, and possibly to its colonies. tthlpwrrckeil Fro pin Kencued. By Associated Press HALIFAX, Dec. American schooner Horace B. Parke has arrived at Shelbourne with a woman and the crew of the ship Eiirydico, from Liver- pool for Pensacola. Two passing ves- sels refused to respond to the Enry- dice's signals of distress. The crew was taken off by the Parke two days ago with great difficulty, and the ship Hank four hours latCi1. A Colrt Wave. Dy Associated WASHINGTON, Dec. 23. A cold wave extended Dakota, Minnesota, Col- orado and Northern Nebraska, and will be felt in tie lake region and in New England during Wednes- day. The conditions are favorable for fair weather on Christmas day from the Mississippi Vulloy esistward. fatal Arclitent. By Associated Press.] CHICAGO, Dec. 23. By the falling of the walls of an old packing-house, the properly of Armour Co., Mike Barry and an unknown man were killed and William Pevine and John Mclnerny fatally injured. Several others were seriously hurt. The Mtrlke By Cable and Associated Press.] GLASGOW, Dec. 23. The railroad strike has extended to Edinburg, and it is feared the full extent of the trou- ble not been reached. 4'ongrranlonal Proceedings. By Associated Press.] WASHINGTON, Dec. of consequence was done in the Senate nntil Morgan's resolution of yesterday, instructing the Committee on Privi- leges and Elections to report an amendment to the election bill, was taken up. He is now discussing it. The resolution calls for an amend- ment to the election bill to show what change und modifications are intended to be made. Morgan had not finished his argument when the morning hour expired. Sherman, from the Committee on Finance, reported a bill to provide against the contraction of currency and for other purposes. Chairman Aldrich of the Committee on Rules was this morning instructed to report a cloture rule to the Senate. The Senate.Finance Committee has reported-.a financial bill with au amendment striking out the provision for the replacement of the deficiency of tho National Bank note circulation by the issue of Treasury notes, and inserting a provision for the issue of two per cent, bonds re- deemable at pleasure after ten years. On the Finance bill no votes were cast in the committee against report- ing the amended bill to the Senate. It is understood that no one wns bound to support tbe measure. The Democratic members of tbe committee, of the House report as they did in the case of the original bill, re- serving the right of opposition. The measure wus amended in two important particulars at tbis morn- ing's meeting. The first was the ex- clusion of Section 4 of the bill, pro- viding that when the National Bank circulation falls below the deficiency shall be supplied by the issue of Treasury notes based on silver bullion purchases, if tbe silver can be purchased, or, if not, by the direct is- sue of notes. The second amendment was in the place of tbe section stricken out: That the Secretary of the Treas- ury is hereby authorized to issue in sum or sums not exceeding an aggre- gate of in coupons and registered bonds of the United States, in tnich form as he may prescribe and of denominations of or some mul- tiple of that sum, redeemable in lawful money, at the pleasure of the United States, on and after July 1, 1900, and bearing interest semi-annually at the rate of two per cent per annum; and he is authorized to sell or dispose" of any bonds issued under this act at not leas than par value for any lawful money of the United States, or for gold or silver certificates, and to apply the proceeds thereof to the redemption or purchase of any bonds of the United States, and the bom' i hereby author- ized and the proceeds thereof shall be used for no other purpose whatever, and the sum necessary to pay tha ex- pense of issuing and disposing of said bonds is hereby appropriated out of any sums of money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated. Senator Reagan to-day reintroduced his free coinage amendment to the Sherman financial bill, with the in- tpntion of applying it to the caucu3 bill reported this morning. Senator Aldrich has presented a cloture resolution, and at his request it was laid on tht, table to be called up after due notice to the Senate. The cloture resolution provides that when, in the opinion of any Sen- ator, a question shall have been con- sidered for a reasonable time he may demand that debate thereon be closed, and if such demand shall be seconded by a majority of tho Senators p-esent, the question shall be taken thereon forthwith. The resolution provided that each Senator may speak 30 min- utes upon such including all amendments. All motions to adjourn or take a recess, after such cloture is decided upon, must be seconded by a majority of Senators present before they can be put. Stewart to-day gave notice in the Senate that when the Senate Finan- cial Bill was called up for considera- tion, he would move to amend the amendment to the report of the Com- mittee on Finance by striking out the first, fourth and fifth sections of the bill and inserting the following: That any owner of silver bullion, not to base for the operations of the minis, may deposit the same in amount of value not less than one hundred dollars at any mint so as to bp coined into stan- dard dollars or bars for his benefit, and without charge, and that at said owner's option he may receive instead the equivalent therefor in treasury notes. irousK. Without the transaction of any bus- iness of importance the House ad- journed until Friday. The Kilkenny Election Goes Against Them. WEALTHY LAWYERS ARRESTED For Assisting a Prisoner to Escape. Hanged A Special By Associated Press.1 WASHINGTON, Dec. Presi- dent to-day sent a message to the Senate, urging that Congress at once, by joint resolution or otherwise, con- tinue the laws of Nebraska in force in Oklahoma until after the adjournment of the Territorial Legislature. An English. Murderess To-day. Another Corner Stone Special to the GAZETTE.! IOSE, Dec. trains from Sacramento, Latbrop, Stockton arid way stations have arrived, bringing the Governor and staff, accompanied by Grand Master A. R. Conklin.M. D. Boruck, Grand Orator; J. B. Stev- ens, Grand Marshall; E. M. Preston, the originator of the bill, and other officers of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons. Also the Prison Directois and the contractors of the building, for the purpose of lay- ing the corner stone of the Preston School of Industry or Reform School. They were accompanied by about fifty visitors from different parts of the State. The visitors were met at the depot by the Reception Committee and a local band with carriages to convey them to town, while the can- non on the hill facing the depot boomed forth a loud welcome. The Grand Lodge convened in the hall qf lone Lodge, No. 85, where the Grand Lodge was declared open. From there the distinguished visitors, together with about people, marched out to the grounds, which are about a quarter of a mile from town. Parnellltea Beaten la Kilkenny. By Cable r.nd Associated Press.] KILKENNY, Dec. official re- sult of the election yesterday to fill a vacancy in the House of Commons, shows that Hennessy, the nominee of the anti-Parnellites, was elected. Hennessy's majority is There was little or no excitement here this morning. Messrs. Parnell, Harring- ton, Redmond, Scully, Hennessy and Healey were at the court house at an early hour awaiting the actual an- nouncement of the result. It is announced that Dr. Tanner is bringing suit against Parnell for slan- der contained in speeches made by the latter during the course of the late political campaign. Xhe Indian Difficulty. By Associated Press.l WASHINGTON, Dec. 23. General Schofleld has received a telegram from General Ruger confirming the reported capture of Big Foot and bis followers and the Sitting Bull fugitives in Cherry Creek district. The sur- render and disarmament of these In- dians, the rumor declares, practically ends the probability of any serious trouble with the Indians at the Chey- enne and Standing Rock Reserva- tions, and is a good step towards end- ing the whole trouble. froposedl Incorporation. Special to the GAZETTB.! SAN MATEO Dec. a mass meeting of citizens last night the following officers were nominated to be voted for at the election to be held nest Monday, when the question of incorporating the town will also be settled by a vote of the people: Clerk, A. L. Bartlett; Marshal, H. F. Bar- rows; Treasurer, B. A. Peckham; R. J. Hayne, I. R. Goodspeed, Chas. Herbst, Sr., G. W. Dickie, E. A. Busing. Where Ihey Belong. By Associated Press.J PHILADELPHIA, Dec. H. Bard, who pleaded guilty to embez- zlement from' the Lincoln National Bank, at Lincoln, Pa., and Franklin W. Hull, convicted of aiding and abetting him in his embezzlement, were to-day sentenced to five years' imprisonment in the Penitentiary. Bard was cashier of the bank and Hull was one of its depositors. Bard allowed Hull to overdraw his account almost Papal Appointments. By Associated Press.) ST. Louis, Dec. 23. A cablegram received to-day from Rome announces that Bishop Scannell was appointed Bishop of Omaha to fill the vacancy occasioned by the death of Bishop O'Connor, and that Bishop Burke has been appointed to the new Bishopric of Cheyenne. Special to the GAZBTTT.J SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. Customs Officer Maginnis to-day seized 600 smuggled cigars on the steamer Mart- poea, which arrived from Australia laat Saturday. Fatal Mnoottnc Affray. Special to (he GAZBTTB.! SANTA Har- ris, a woodchopper, was shot and in- stantly killed yetiterday afternoon in a saloon in this city by R. H. Majors who also received three wounds, one of which is likely to prove fatal. A petty quarrel bad existed between th two men for some time, and Harri had threatened to shoot Majors. The tno parties met in a saloon to-day Harris was drunk and very noisy, am quarrelsome and abusive to Majors a pistol in bis coat pocket, anc fired at Majors through the pocket of the coat without drawing the.weapon Majors reached pletqJ'with one hand, and wife the pushed the arm of Harris downward. Before be could draw, however, Harris had flred three shots, each taking effect upon Majors, one making a flesh wound in the leg, one entering the hip and one the groin. Majors is a crack shot, and his weapon was scarcely in bis hand before he set a shot into the heart oi Harris. Harris was a single man about 50 years of age, and had worked in the redwoods about here since the early days. He was considered a "bad man" when drunk, and all the by- standers agree that he was abusive and very bitter toward Majors. R. H. Majors is a. native of Santa Cruz, and a son of one of the earliest settlers. For several years he has been foreman at the bituminous rock mines. When assisting the Sheriff several years ago he killed one of the notorious Vasquez gang, and has a local reputation of being a deadt-hoi. Partially Cremated. Special to the GAZETTE GRASS VALLEY Dec. evening Thomas Griffiths, an old gen- tleman, and a pioneer of this place, who has been an invalid for a long time, had a fainting spell while sitting in front of the fire, and fell so that one foot went into the stove. His shoe was burned off, and his foot was so badly burned that amputation may be necessary. His daughter, who was temporarily absent, found him uncon- scious and unable to move. A. Deserted CMtip. Special to the GAZKTTB.') SAB-FRANCISCO, Dec. Tacotna dispatch to tbe Merchants' Exchange says tbe Captain of the ship Ericsson repoits having passed on December 19th, thirty miles off Cape St. George, an abandoned ship, with her main and mizzen masts. The vessel was stand- ing in-shore whenjjeen. A Woman Murderer Hanged. By Cable and Associated Press.l LONDON, Dec. Nellie Pearry was hanged this morning for the murder of Mrs. Hogg and her baby. Mrs. Hogg was the wife of a Londod Porter who sustained illicit relations with Mrs. Pearcy. Two Lawyers Arrested. By Associated Press.1 EL PASO, Dec. Sergan and Nicola Ingo, two promi- nent wealthy lawyers of Juarez, were to-day arrested in that city on the charge of complicity in the Polton es- cape. Three Days of By Cable and Associated Press.] LIVERPOOL, Dec. Fri- day and Saturday will be observed as Christmas holidays in the grain and provision markets here. TELEGRAPHIC BREVITIES. Bar silver, 101X. It advanced to 104, and closed at 103. Rer. D. J. Black, Professor of Lan- guages of the Wooster (O.) University, died to-day, aged 55. Dr. Brennan has been appointed Bishop at Dallas, Texas. The sugar house of Conrtright Eostis on the Fuoileer plantation, near New Orleans, was burned tKls morning. Loss, insurance, A Booth American Plot. By Cable and Associated Press.] BUENOS AYBEB, Dec. rumor to the effect that a plot to overthrow the Government existed, and that several persons were arrested for com- plicity in the conspiracy, is confirmed. The plot, however, was an unimport- ant one. FURNISHING GOODS, HATS BOOTS AND SHOES. John Sunderland's The stock market. By Associated NKW YORK, Dec. stock- market this morning is still dull with- out any further interest. 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