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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - March 4, 1890, Salt Lake City, Utah The best advertising me dram in all the interior and mountain region V r Circulation equal to that of all other Dailies iu the city combined VOL 122 SALT LAKE CITY UTAH TUESDAY MAftCH 4 1890 PBICJS FIVE CENTS SILVER 6AINIR6 FBlElfDS flven Wall Street Is Divided on the IRRIGATION Of WESTERN LANDS wounding iOO H is reported that the Gov ernment intends ro the kingdom of Dahomey to the French possessions In Africa largo expedition will bo Kent to tin west coast The expedition it is said will ho under orders to net promptly upon Us arrival In orilor to avurt the putting to many captives on the occasion of Kinxst accession to the It ho ins tlie custom In Dahomey to sacrifice a large number of prisoners and Dahomians at all state and religions eoreinonies Artesian Wells Will Not Solve the Kiesel and the Otfden Hard fit Work for Idaho Statehood n LAKE TansuNF 1 fI7 Kotirtomilh WAKIMNUTON D March j 1800 Tho uf the of silver In cdu soutirnent in thoKust toarcall xation of the disastrous eflocts of monowot alllsMi arc becoming apparent in the subdued terms In which the Eastern press discuss the i Mirront silver propositions before Congress If Is now generally conceded that the mar ket for American silver must bo enlarged and that looking to this end must bo supported Even Wall Street is al lastdividcd on the question if blinetnlllsm The feeling is provalrnt and growing thai K It is tlnm to tlio discredited metal and that t groU silverproducing country liko the Suites allord to longer force down the price of its own product The Senate bill for the purchaseof four fo and a half millions of silver bullion monthly JH gaining friomM dally aiifl while not altogether satisfactory to tlio friends o silver Is considered a decided advance upoi previous legislation Tho SonaLj Committed on Tori11 tori OH haf a bearing today upon tho bill In whlcl Major Ivlcsol of Ogdon Is interested pro viding for an increase of tho borrowlrif power of that municipality Major Kiose made a very lucid statement of the situa tion and was followed by tlie Hon Jan McCamrnari of Washington in siipportol tho bill There was a manifest disposition on tho part of the Committee to listen to tho statements of a which had on Its face the prosperity of At the conclusion the committee indicated their determination to report the bill favorably Tho sarno moiistiro will ho broughup bcforo the Coiiiniitteo on Terri tories o Mn HOUHO on Wednesday next Sattmliy tho Senate Committee on Public Buildings Grounds will listen to argu ments It favor of a public building at Ogdon and tho bill which calls for an appropriation of ror that object JPA HO The Idaho Statehood bill is oxpcctod to bo reported shortly Inthe Houso Delegate Jhibois has had a conferencewith Spoakor Kecd and has received assurances from him that Immediately upon tho report of the bill tho Committee Territories will bo allowed toast prompt action from tho House upon the same under tho new rules which give to bills providing for Statehood ot tho Terri tories the right of way Delegate Dubois has boon In conference with Congressman McKlnloy Cannon Bur roughs and other loaders of tlio House with n view to determining upon what date it will bo most convenient to allow dob a to upon this measure and such consideration as will permit continuous pressing of tho subject final action is taken by tho House Mr Is quite confident that within two weeks time tho Houso will passed upon Idahos claims for State hood Ho anticipates tlio usual opposition from Congressmen Sprlngor Mansur and others for tlio Democratic obstructionists i but fools confident that thoro will bo such a union of Republicans as will insure favor able action iiirirflATiONroie TUK The series of meetings hold by tho West ern Congressional Association to consider question of irrigation hi West were closed by a very Intcrostlng lecture by pro fessor f W Powell Superintendent of tl Geological Survey upon tho subjectof a tesian wells Professor Powell while ardont advocate of irrigation and a strot believer hi the reclamation of tho West I this method bollovrs thai irrigation 1 artesian wells Is not practicable He staU that tlie various water courses and stroan Of tho West wore In his judgement ampl sufficient to pvovldo tlio necessary molstur for agricultural purposes uul that in loca tions where ditches fed by tho stream could not moot tho wants of tho farmers Ji did not boliovo that the sinking of artcsia wells would bo tho practicable solution o tho difficulty A largo number of wester Congressmen listened to tho professors loo at tho conclusion of which a vote o was tendered him Iko Evans an old time Sal Lnkor now a resident of Loadvillo is visit ing Washington on business The Klections in Germany March are In from ail tho districts In which second ballots for members were held with the exception of twentysix Those together with returns In the flintrlcts when elections oc curred on Mil first ballot show the election of 101 members of tho Contra party 7f Ger niiin Liberals and Democrats 02 Consorva National Liborals 18 Imperialists and Socialists When tlio result of the second ballot was announced at Dartmund tho Socialists en gaged in a riot When police attempted to dlsposso them they were stoned Tho police then charged the rioters with drawn swords j arid scattered the crowd Thirty rioters arrested In tlie lower hnuso of tho Landtag today tlii of Justice announced that tho Initial steps would be completed in MO for the introduction of a new civil code of laws Tlio Liberal leader Denounces the HE REFERS TO THE TIMES FORGERIES A Vigorous Appeal for Vindication of the Leaves the House in on GOLD ON THE AN9RGSC066IN A Black KiJlH Miner Astonishes the Maine Natives AtrnuSTA March Dis Francisco Clirnnldc man who has Inspected tho site of tho recent discovery of gold in this vicinity says The gold boll Is fifteen rnlios in width ox tending from tlio Sandy river to the Andro scoggln In every mountain quartx rock much of 11 bcadng gold Is found This ter ritory has Just been prospected and tho estimate of gold Is up in tho disco very was made by an old Cali fornia minor of tho namo of Norcross Ho has been digging precious metals for the last fifty years Ho returned to his Augusta homo from tho Black Hills In 1879 Whllo enjoying his vacation ha went out on a fish Ing trip on Swift river one day On tlio banks of the stream ho noticed signs of gold black and ruby sand which usually follow gold Ho throw away his fishing out fit got a shovel and basin and went to work In a pinboL gravel ho obtained metal worth l Ho said nothing about his discovery and started for tho Jiluok Hills aLtutcertain mining lools Ho struck a profitable lead out West and did not return to Augusta until 1887 Ho brought a number of tools with him and worked secretly and made about a day In 1KSS lie told his friends of tho gold do posit and they laughed at him Tho idea of gold in tho State of Maine seemed ludicrous Last sumnior Norcross accompanied by two utlior old Dakota minors went up tho rlvor some distance and pitched camp y hard work with tho pick they each cleared about a day For twenty mUos those rnon prospected md found good mining ground No ono over found any gold bub those men and tho roa that it was not discovered boforo Is that but old minors ato familiar with this and of stream mining Not long ago Nor jross and his two fdouds Jot of LONDON March in the Com mons today referred to tho suspension of Henry Labouchero Friday for language re garding Lord Salisbury in his discussion of the Cleveland street scandal and asked that lie bo allowed to make the following motion The Houso dooms it necessary to declare that when a member prefers charges against a Minister lie denies that such member ought not to bo restrained accepting the denial and persisting in the charge because tho Minister is a mem ber of the House of Tho announcement oC tho motion was greeted with opposition cheers Hon W H Smith Government leader said he would consider Gladstones request and lot him know during tho evening if ho coiild accept the motion 1or tomorrow AjWKttlCAN CATTLH Long member for Dundee asked whether thocondifcion of tho American cattle justi fied the regulation providing for their slaughter at ths port whore landed Chaplin Jleaifl of tho Agricultural Depart that the American Govern ment had not been complying with tho con ditions cL tho acu of 1S7S and therefore tho present restrictions could not be re laxed In 1880 fortyseven head of cattle from America affected with plcuropncumonia arrived in England TUB COMMISSION JfUlOllT Tonight Smith moved tho adoption of tho report of the Parnoil Commission Ho con sidered the camso proposed would do abso lute justice to tho members whoso conduct has been impugned and all persons included in tlio allegations of the newspaper which published tho charges Thoro were certain features of the publications ho deeply deplored but the other accusations were justified by tho report It was a unique report opposition but tlio strict impartiality of tho judges had boon acknowledged by tho accused members whoso acquittal from personal charges ho thought a subject for hearty congratulation Regarding tho Com mission binding certain respondents guilty the Govcrnraontiaight bo asked why it did not take action thoroon Ho held it was no part oi tho of the Gov ernment to constitute the Commission with a view to inflicting punishment upon tlio PariiOllitos Groans and laughter from tho Gladstone moved tho amendment an excuso and palliate such charges Ho cited Parnell as authority against the assertion that Conservatives before coming into office had pledged themselves not to force tlie Coercion Act and called upon Sit William Vernoii Harcourt to apologize foi that calumny Harcourt rose and said that he never heard such a statement Then declarin that he would not stay to be abused ho left the House Sir Michael said tho charges on which tlie Parnellites had been acquitted possibly more important to themselves and their personal honor but the charges on which they had been proved guilty were more important to tho community because they related to practices a revival of which would be fatal to the liberty and prosperity of the country IN THE LORDS Speaking in the Lords today with refer ence to the charge made by Labouchcre Lord Salisbury explained that he mer Gen eral Probyn casually at a railway station and they had a very brief and hurried con versation during which General Probyn re ferred to tho scandal Whatever passed be tween them Lord Salisbury said lie gave the House of Lords his assurance tluit he never said a warrant was about to be issued against Somerset Lord Salisbury declared he could not believe a man of General Probyns character would interview him for the purpose of worming out information in order to defeat THE RIGHT TO COUNT NOSES The Democrats Will Combat Reeds Position in the Courts THE NEW TARIFF BILL ABOUT READY Several Important Supreme Coiirt Murderers Re Fidelity Bank Louisiana Bond Civil Service Investigation THE PEABODY AND SPENCE NIGHTMARE A PERILOUS TRIP Boating Through the Grand Canyon of tho Colorado PEACH SPJUNOS Ohio f Engineer Stanton and his party of railroad surveyors reached tho mouth of Diamond creek twentylive miles below this place March 1st Every ono in tho party is per ijjroetly well not having had any serious acci dent of any kirn since that of tho photog rapher Nirns January 1st Tho trin through lhc Grand Canyon oC the Colorado has been ono of ninoh danger and excitement buthsis boon so far successful in every way Ono boat was lost while letting it down a full but no ono was in it After that tho chief boatman in charge of tho fleet deserted tho party In running ono rapid Mr Hislap was thrown outof tho boat but his lifoprosorver kept him up till ho was picked up further tlown A sudden rise in tho river last week ten feet made a Twodays rldo through narrowest and crookodcst part of the anyon wild exciting and perilous Every pno however camo through without a jicratch The party will bo horo tor a fow flays to gob a now supply before going fur gold sil Portland for 810 an ounce This tlio story told a fow years ago ml now pooplo aro moving to tho gold belt metal Is as ilno as any ovor taken out 1 tho ground A TAUAGE SENSATION tho Noted Divine Kicks Over tho Tvneos mid Calls for a New Creed YORK March Dispatch Francisco Chronicle Dr Tuimago preaclsed a striking sermon Sunday morning Religious Creeds was his subject Ho boldly repudiated tho Westminster con fession and kicked ovor tho theological traces of ProsbytcrianLsm In a word ho created a sensation and at times tho con gregation burst into applause Many aro bound hand aud foot by relig ious said tho preacher Lot no man misinterpret mo as antagonixin creeds I havo eight or ton of creed about religion a creed about art a o rood about social life a croed about gov ernment and NO OH Creed is tho something that men boliuvo whether i I bo written or unwritten Tho Presbyterian church is now agitated about Its croud Some good men Iu arc for it becauseIt was framed from tho bolief of John Calvin Other good men In it want a revision I am with neither party Instead of revision I want substitu tion I was sorry to havo tho question dis turbed at all The creed did not hiudor mo from olleriiig tho pardon and comfort of tho gospel to all men aud tho Westminster con fession has not interfered with mo for ono minute but now that tho electric lights have boon turned on tho imperfections of everything that man by Morcly declaring that tho that fashions is us put our creed respectfully aside and get a bran now ono Tr is Impossible that people who lived hun dreds of years ago should fashion an appro priate creed for our times John Calvin was a great and good man but ho died oiO years ago Tho boso centuries of Bible study havo como since then Explorers havo done their work You might as well have tho world so buok and stick to what iUobort Fulton know about steamboats and reject subsequent im provements iu navigation A man who believes in tho damnation of infants himself deserves to lose heaven I do not think anysoorl niin admit such n possibility What Christ will do with all tho babies In the next world I conclude from what ho did with thobabies in Palestino when ho hugged thorn and kissed them When somo of you grownup people go out of this world your doubtful destiny will bo in enibarassiuont to the ministers officiating it your obsecjulcs who will have to bo jarofnl so as riot to hurt surviving friends ut when tho darling children go there aro to or guesses I move for a creed for all our clonoiuina ions madooutof Scripturo quotations pure nd simple that would take tho earth for tod that would ho impregnable against in delity Tho denomination whatever its cuno may be that can rise up to that will o the church of tho millenium will swallow p all other denominations and bo the one hatwfll bo the bridewhen tho bridegroom Houso reprobates that charges based upon calumny had been made against members of tho Houso and while expressing satisfaction at tho exposure made of ovildocrs regrets the wrong inlliotod and tho suiToring and loss endured through acts of flagrant iquity Gladstone said tho Governments motion was utterly insufficient to do justice to tho members and declared that it failed to represent tho sense pitho opinion which tho Houso and country had formed upon the Comnlissionors report Was it ho asked over before proposed to a legislative body that they should accept in o lump a report 1GO folio pages bristling with controvert iblo matter In what respect had tho judges of tho Commission moro weight and authority than other experienced mon in deciding how far ciima was duo to the Loaguo and how far to oppressive As an instance of their disproportionate and unbalanced judgment tho judges had unearthed a paper tho Irishman tilling several pages of their report with extracts therefrom which had been termed by Archbishop Walsh most Wove they equally liberal in according blamo for other things that were quito as abominable When they dealt with tho capitalollensoiuto which they were especially directed to inquire all that was said without ono single word oi donxiucia tion was that the letter on which tho do tcstablo charges wore founded was a forg ery Cries of hoar The report convicted tho respondents of joining thcLcaguo with a view to tho separa tion of Ireland and England This occurred in 187ii In 1890 ho rejoiced the idea of separation was dead But he maintained that in a dobatoon tho moral aspccta of tho union therewas in tho Irishmen no moral offense whatever Dizzy Theatrical Performance Creates a Riot in St Lords o Louis March Dispatch San Francisco Chronicle Tho Standard Theater was tlio scene yesterday afternoon of a remarkable demonstration so nearly assumed the proportions of a riot which that a squad of police had to bo called to clear thehouse and streets in the vicinity although the 2000 people who took part in it were ail in a good humor It was all on account of the awfully dizzy per formanceput up According to tho an nouncements Pcabody aecl Spouce presented their new spectacular operatic production entitled a vision of ogorgeous splendor ologant costumes sparkling music beautiful scenery thirtylive artists a perfect carnival of The house was crowded as it always is at tlio Sunday matinee and the audience it is needless to say was not from strictly socictycirclos but that it was an apprecia tive and demonstrative audience was proved by thoday and events Wtien tho curtain went up tho scene presented was not exactly a vision of goigcous On the contrary tho stage picture was made of six teen decidedly commonplace loolrin females none of them yoinig aud only two of them with any claims to bcaiity of face or figure They were allin tights that did not fit them and that were very dirty and wore anything but pleasing to the eye The audience sat patiently through about half tho first part whenono disgusted indi vidual yelled This seemed to strike a popular chord and it was echoed from all parts of the house and when the curtain went down on the first part the house was in an uproar and so it continued throughout the entire performance Not a person was in the audience who did not join in criticising tiao pofformancc During the last half of tho show fully half of the audience stood on then1 chairs and yelled It was a demonstration of disapproval such as has seldom if seen in this city Tho performance was of course but short arid at its conclusion a mob of over 2000 gathered in tho street in front of the house and yelled for their money to be re funded None of the managers of the theater wore visible and no money was re turned Somo ouo proposed three cheers for the theater wcro given Then three cheers were given for manager Smith and then three groans for thecompany Tho cry was then raised to bring out tho performers Somo one said they were leav ing the house by the stage entrance Tho mob now swelled to vast propor tions by all the idlers aiacl in fact every body in tho vicinity made a mad rush for tho stage entrance from a side street Warning was given to tho performers who were just coming out aud they hastened back into tho theater There is no telling to what lengths tho mob would have gone had not a squad of police arrived on the scene and cleared the street No resistance was ollered the police but it toolc them fully an hour to clear the streets about tho theater Tho house was closed lastnight and the management an nounced that it will remain closed the en tiro week tho time covered by the com panys engagement WASHINGTON March Dis Francisco Chronicle Democratic programme to be pursued to test the constitutionality of tho transaction of any business by the House of Representa tives without a quorum present and voting has been substantially agreed upon It is proposed that JohnO Pendelton who was unseated by a vote of less than a quorum sball make claim upon tho Treasury for the pay to become due him as a member of tho Houso of Representatives from tho First Congressional District of West Virginia Upon tho disallowing of this claim by the accounting officers ho will proceed to bring suit in tho Court of Claims and endeavor to have the case of an adverse decision taken ou appeal to tho Supremo Court of tho United States where a motion will also be made to advance tho case as ono affecting great public interests In case tho hearing iu cither the Coxirt of Claims or Supremo Court of tho United States should be very much retarded an pther plan has been suggested It is to have Mr Pcndleton bring a mandamus suit to compel tho auditing and payment of his salary on the ground that he is still a mem ber of Congress as he could not bo unseated by less than a constitutional majority and that the auditing and payment of Ms salary is a purely ministerial act arms NEW TAIIIM BILL Mr McComas ono of tho leaders of the Republican side of tho House thinks Speaker Reeds hope of seeing tho present Congress adjourned before the middle of July will not be realized In view of tho eleven contested elections remaining to bo disposed of and the enormous mass of legislation in prospect McComas thinks Congress will do well if it succeeds in adjourning by the middle of August The Committee on Ways and Mcant havo tho tariff bill almost completed and it is said that Chairman McKinley has tho report in rough notes Ho is tonight at Fortress Monroe where Mrs McKiuley who is an invalid is staying and it is understood that the utmost difficulty he succeeded in securing a copy of it AX EX TOST FACTO LAW An opinion was rendered by the Supreme the United States today allowing the application oflames J Kelly amiJamoi H Savage for a writ of cniw They were convicted in Arupahoe county of murder and sentenced to be bunged The law under which they were sentenced was passed after tlie commission of the and itwas contended it was post facto and therefore unconstitutional and void In support of this contention it was alleged among oilier things that law under which sentence was passed inliictort greater punishment than the law in force at the time of the com mission of the deed in that it added solitary confinements forbid rela tives and friends visiting the condemned and made it uncertain just when con victed men would be hanged thereby put ting them iu fear that each moment may be their last Tho court through Justice Fuller holds that the provisions of the new law do add to the punishment of condemned men and it is therefore post fficto and void Solitary confinement ho bays is decidedly an extra punishment having a decided tendency to make men fatuous and weakminded It is therefore held to be tho duty of the court to discharge the prisoners but as there is no question that they were lawfully convicted the sentence only being irregular it is directed that tho warden of the penitentiary notify the AttoruerGeneral of the State of tho time of their release so that he may im mediately rearrest them and bring them to trial ouce more HYDE OUTDONE A Sanctimonious fflucagoan and His Lcelierous Conspiracies HIS EXPOSE GBEATES A SENSATION The Worlds Fair to bo Run by an English Syndicate Two Salt leakers Trib unes Special Telegrams JUSTICE BHEWKH DISSENTS Justice Brewer vigorously dissented from this opinion Tho substantial punishment under each statute ho said was death by hanging aud tho difference in details wis in his opinion too trilling upon which to base a decision that would turn two red handed murderers loose upon society A STAT13 SOVJSKKIGNTiT DECISION The court also rendered a decision in tho cascoof Bernard Hans plaintiff hi error vs tho State of Louisiana Hans is tho owner of a considerable quantity oC Louisiana consolidated bonds When these were issued tho State made pro vision for a special tax to jneet tho interest and principal aud declared tho bonds to create a contract between tlie State and bondholders which should not bo impaired Tho Constitution adopted in 1S79 however partly repudiated this agree ment and directs that the revenue from the special tax be diverted to defray the ex penses of tho State government Hans brought suit to have tho new Constitution declared invalid so far as it impaired his contract The State set up the plea that it could not bo sued by one of its citizens without its consent and tlie Circuit Court deciding in favor of the State tho camo here The Supremo Court affirms the finding of tho Circuit Court and in reference to the exemption of a sovereign State from prose cution at tho suit ot individuals says legislative department of a State rep resents Its policy and will and is called upon to preserve and hold inviolate tire ob ligations of the State To deprive tho legis lature of tho power of judging what the honor aad safety of the State may require oven at the expense of a temporary failure to discharge public debts would be attended CHICAGO March to Times devotes six columns this niom ing to an expose of Rev C B well known in philanthropic circles of this city connected with tho High Church Episco palians missionaries Womens Christian Temperance Union and even with tho police officials Ho has passed as a zealous worker and Godfearing man a missionary seeking to reclaim misguided and fallen girls from the paths of crime and vice Cahusae has been leading a JckyllITydo existence As Cahusae ho was a model clergyman As Dr his alleged ob ject was to employ young girls lure them into disreputable resorts deliberately ruin them cast them off aud seek more converts A Times female reporter getting a clue an swered his advertisements and letters met him at the Commercial Hotel where ho made vile propositions under promise of marriage which she seemingly acquiesced in She followed up tho clues and exposed an extraordinary career of infamy many women testifying as to his character as a libertine The whole expose has caused a groat sen sation in religious and missionary circles in which liis standing has boon very high la his assumption of personalities ho has seen tho novelist Stevenson ouo better for whilst carrying on tho dual career of Jokyll Cahusae and Hydo Towucr at night alternating as a man of God and a gross libertine ho had worked for Kinsley tho famous Chicago caterer in tho day timy under a third name CITIZEN TRAINS FOLLY report said tlio Parnollitesjfby thoir speeches had incited intimidation which French Will Annex Dahomey PARIS March 3 A report is received by tlhe Government from the Governor of Sone stating that COO of tho King of JDa troops attacked a French force Icr Tprrillon at ZoboTho rcnch repulsed tho natives killing and Another Apache IVar X N March rcne ulo Apaches are making themselves known s tho winter Of tho eleven five or six of them are in Sonora Mexico aud on a late raid stole sixteen orscs besides corunuttlng numerous other eprodatious Many believe anApacho war uminont A Disastrous Railroad Wreck MASSILOX March disastrous vrock occurred on tlio Fort Wayne road at ikevlllo this morning AH oil tank on the ird section of a freight train exploded and set tiro to tho cars Tho fourth section rau into tho third killing John Caicivengineer Galohouso fireman and Miller the front loaded cars were burned Stanleys New Boole LONDON March publishers of book have announced the title of tho work to bo Darkest Africa tho Quest Rescue and Botroat of Tho Scribncrs of Now York have secured orders for copies led to crime and that theyjiad not assisted in maiutaimnftorder by denouncing the ad vocates of physical force Those charges were ten years old It was a bad and dan gerous precedent to recur to these old dates n order to obtain matter to hurl at tho tends of political opponents Did not the Tories themselves think that somothin0 could be said in behalf of Parnolls policyT when Lord Carrington under tlio assent of Lord Salisbury asked Parnell to de visa a scheme of government for Ireland Changes had already taken place in Ireland aad reforms would bo aqcomplishcd without violence largely through tho wise aud constitutional methods of tho Irish party Tho report said nothing on these matters Ho Gladstone hesitated to embody in tho amendment an expression of thanks to the Commission be cause it was hazardous and unprecedented to render thanks for the performance of a judicial duty further in asking tho Houso to give full effect to tho acquittal of Parnoil on all tho serious charges that he would havo the members recollect tho in famy of tho accusations They wcro not made at random they were made with the solemn assurance that they had beensub jected most careful scrutiny Let not tho members hesitate to giye what ac of regret they could to a man who had suffered enormous wrong Gladstone severely criticised many other points of tho judges report It expressed ho said a number opinions upon issues in no sense judicial Their statement land legislation of 1SSS had no olTeot as diminishing of crime is entirely As to the charge of reliev ing persons supposed to bo crime ho said a more trunvppry charge had iievcj becu made in a state indictment The Tories rode into power on Parnolls shoulders Now they forsake him and seek by a vote of the House to condemnhis acts and policy the whole benefit of which they took then and have held over since The Commission ho said had taken a great mass of and then said Wo can not look to the right or to the left we can look neither backward nor forward all wo have todo is to return a verdict on thedry V Is Parlia ment to act on such It is tho duty of members co survey the whole range of circumstances of the great historic efforts which broughtabout the Irish crisis Otherwise it would bo do jus tice Sir Michael Hicks whiloi might be the charges tojustify an indictment for treason ho was surprised that had He Will Start on St Patricks Bay on His GlobeCircling Trip BOSTON March Dispatch San Francisco Chronicle Train shoolc the dust of Boston today He gave a spread at tho Parker Houso in tho afternoon to the newspaper men and tele graph operators of the city Im going around the world said Citizen Train enthusiastically and Im going to circle it in sixty Citizen George bid farwell to Boston with a rattling lecture in Lathrops Museum in the evening regret his departure for he has made their old city very lively for the last few months Tho audience rose en masse at the closo of the lecturo and wished him bon voyage The citizen starts on his trip on He will lay his bearings and tako his time from Tacoina and will proceed thence westerly by special boat across Pugct connecting with tho steamship Abyssinia at Vancouvers Island aud intends to beat all records on his glebecircling trip Train left Boston on the midnight train with tho bill as it makes tut slight reductions in the articles they produce which need protection but tho sugar beet and sugar cane men expect a reduction of 30 per cent whereas they aro willing to take but a 25 per cent cut The tax on tobacco and other articles which raise an internal revenue will bo reduced about twenty mil lions annually it is stated which is slightly over 50 per cent The total reduction of the revenues proposed Inthe bill on its face aggregate about but inasmucl as a reduction of duties invariably augments tho imports the reduction will not resul to a practical total of more than or it is thought LAND DISTRICTS IN WASHINGTON WASHINGTON March Press favorable report has been ordered by the House Committee on Public Lands on thd Sen ate bill to establish two additional land districts sn Washington j BLAINE GALLS ON THE PRESIDENT Secretary Blaiue called on the President thismorning in company with Charles Tup pcr of Canada RUSK ON THEWOOL QUESTION In reply to a question from the Home Market Clubof Boston Secretary Rusk has written a letter in which he says that there is nothing iu the soil and climate of this country to prevent tho production of every class of wool remuneratively and in com mercial quantities The production of car pet wools ho says has not kept pace with tho remarkablyrapid growth of carpet manufacturing in this country because that class of wool has been discriminated against in the tariff The law also is so framed as to admit at carpet wool rate many grades of finer wool thus operating against homo pro in thoso classes of wool COLORADOS SENATOR CAPTURED boon and might could Mr Wolcott to Marry the Widow Bass of Colorado Springs March Dis Francisco Chronicle Wolcott the new and young Senator Colorado who is a is soon tornarry the widow of the late Lyman H Bass of Colorado Mr Wolcott is ii years of age and is the son of Wolcott who was for many years a Congre gational clergyman in Cleveland Ohio lie went to Denver after graduating at Yale College amassed a fortune and gained a high position at the bar Mr Representative in Congress from Baffalo and bore physical resemblance Ingalls Having weak lungshe removed to where he became the Denver Kio Grande Railway and died two years ago Bass is considered beauti ful woman and rather took the lead Msocial affairs ding is expected to take place in June V The Dakota iJottery Bill i March leyhas a saying th at Mi Dauphin ot the Louisiana State is ii ere it is A believed the lottery inll morrow orsoon afterwards and is A RACE DECISION The case of tho Louisville New Orleans Texas Pacific railroad vs tho State of Mis sissippi was decided by Justice Brewer to day The question involved was the power of the State to compel railroad companies to provide within the State accommodations for tho two races Judge Brewer holds the State has such power THE WARJIOUTH CONFIRMATION Tho Senate spent most its time in ex ecutive session today on tho nomination of Governor Warmouth to be collector of the port of New Orleans Tho vote on his con flimation stood Ayes noes 14 War mouth received the votes of all the Repub lican Senators present except those of Sher man Farwell and Wilson Seven Democrats also voted for his confirmation TO REGULATE ELECTIONS Iii the House today McComas introduced a bill which was referred to regulate in part the time and manner of holding elec tions for Representatives in It provides that in each State entitled to more than one Representative in the Fiftythird and subsequent Congresses sucii Represent atives shall be ejected by havo as nearly as practicable an equal number of inhabitants so the most populous districts shall not have inhabitants in excess the least populous districts and should be composed of territory con tiguous adjacent and It further prevents the redistricting of any State ex cept on the occasion of the Federal census and prohibits such redistricting for the elec tion of membersto the Fiftysecond Con gress PUBLIC The Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds today reported favorably the fol lowing bills for the construction of public buildings Sacramento increasing the appropriation Senate bill Portland Stockton MEXICAN CHEAP LABOR The complaint has made to tho that Mexican laborers are into Texas for work on the Texas Pacific railway in violation of the alien contract labor law If issaid in order to evade is made with the men until after they are in the States territory An immigrant will prqably be ordered to Texas to tial to its autonomy and which is always understood to bo its prerogative by all private parties that deii whh It is said from ten to twelve million dol lars are involved in the case The court also reversed judgment in the case of the State of North Carolina and auditor against Tomple for the in the Hans case This case also involved several millions HANK DECISION The court also rendered an opinion in an Important bank case growing out of the wellknown failure of the Fidelity National Bank of Cincinnati Tho suit was that of David Armstrong receiver against the American Exchange National Bank Chi cago The Fidelity Bank drew a draft for on the Chemical National Bank New York payable to the American Exchange National Chicago This was given to Korshaw Chicago who placed it to their credit in the American Exchange National bank Harper vicepresident of the Fidelity was using his banks money in his famous wheat deal and had issued various drafts without con sideration When he Ov the deal was hopeless he wired the Chemical Bank to stop payment Tho Fidelity failed and on the refusal of the receiver to allow the claims of the American Exchange National on tho documents it had cashed in good faith the bank sued the receiver to recover The Supreme Court affirms the judg ment of tho lower court holding that the bank was an innocent purchaser and order ing the receiver to allow tho claim Indian Agent Bennet lbcated in Indian Territory has reported to tlie Indian B ureau v that has just come kriowl edgethat an act was passedby the Ldgis latiyc Council of the Choctaw nation about l twotaonths ago3Bcorpprating the TUB CIVIL SERVICE INVESTIGATION In the investigation against the Civil Service Commission today Hatton of the Post who in tho absence of Ewart con ducted the prosecution called attention to the remaining charges against the Commis sion These were that the Commission since its organization to the present time by Manipulation of the rules aad regulations had brought about results in violation of the spirit and letter of the law that they had by collusion with the departmental officers secured places with little reference to qualifications that relatives of officers of the Commission attached to the Commission gaining a knowledge of the secrets the denied Sen ators and in direct violation of tho that offenses which had resulted in the dismissal of officers of one political party were condoned when committed by officers of the other political party In regard to the first charge Hatton said that Representative Butterworth wanted it amended as to find how it was that under a Republican administration ninetenths of the appointees to the civil service were Re publicans and under a Democratic adminis tration the same proportion were Democrats The scope of amendment would bring the matter to the attention of the commit teeAvhen it discussed the general workings of the civil service system Commissioner Thompson in reply to a question by Hatton said theCivil Service Commission had not taken any steps io se cure Shidys removal census office where he is now employed and he Thomp son did not propose to take any further steps for or against him ExPostmaster Paul of Milwau kee was then called He was appointed postmaster by President Cleve land in 1S89 and at the time was vicepresi dent of a Civil Service Association city Of the fortyfive resignations in the Milwaukee postoffice during his term only one had been asked for The rest were vol untarily given Politics had notbing to do with the question of these resignatilons ceeding question of the civil service examining board of Paul said the duties of the board were discharged en Englishmen to Run the Worlds Fair CHICAGO March to is rumored hero tliat Baron Edward Rothschild now in Now York consulting with tho capitalists of the metropolis and soon to arrive in Chicago represents an enormous English syndicate to purchase Worlds Fair bonds The unexpected plac ing of the fair in Chicago has temporarily delayed their plans New Yorks stock being held by only three thousand and Chicagos by thirty thousand people Mondays action Congress has rendered the syndicates task ten times moro difficult if not impossi ble for tho English syndicate through paid agents of unsuspected loyalty intended to subscribe for every dollar In that event the Worlds Fair would be as completely in tho control of alien money as if tho syndi cate had purchased tho buildings and grounds outright and built a Chinese wall around them Mayor Cregier thinks ten millions with what the different States will contribute will bo sufficient to run the fair Ho would prefer no increase of stock bat tho issue oC fivo million in bonds When the bonds aro issued they will undoubtedly be placed with the syndicate offering the largest premium Tho enormous capital and low rates at home with tho undoubted security of the Worlds Fair investment aro greatly in favor of tho English syndicate The bonds would be a first lion on the fair effects and theNation would bo pledged for their payment Tho Englishmen would like tho bulk of the profits of the show The profits of the Paris show were tirely independent of himself as ter Paul said henever had asserted ad vised or controlled Shidy in the dispharge of his The he said was wholly the cunning and want of veracity of Shidy was Shidysiblunder ing records all the trouble although he did not think it criminalmtent on his part but hisiblundfers Paul had ac cess to records local examining board v1 yV Two Salt leakers Swindled CHICAGO March to John H Barker a middleaged Englishman is locked up at the East Chicago Avenue po lice station on the charge of obtainingmouoy under false pretenses preferred by Samuel John Paul of Salt City Paul charges that Barker who arrived in the country recently from Mclbourn Australiac has swindled his father in that city by making him believe he had invented a valuable paint and that there would be lots of money 5n patenting it iu the United States and going into its manufacture Paul entered into an agreement ad vanced Inni some money and gave him a letter to his son in Salt Lake The latter was also interested In the paint scheme vanced Barker SGOO and came on to Chicago to take steps to secure a patent Pauls Chicago trip has cost him so far mak ing a total of SHOO to be charged up to the Englishman Recently he claims lie learned ttha Barker never owned the patent but only worked for an Australian firm that owned the process and that ho had swindledhim out of his money The prisoner claims that he had only re ceived from Paul and that he is the swindler because he has failed to live up to the agreement He placed the agree ment in the hands of a solicitor Saturday7to see if it was binding and asserts that Paul hearing of that had him arrested for spite r The case willfbe heard A Boom For American Oysters San Francisco Clironidf oysterraen will naturally1 be interested in Sir Robert Bawl insons sewerage disposal scheme which proposes to carry sewage to the coast of the southeastern part of If this Is beds nf TTrKTlicli iivcfnrc will of English native oysters will be ruined Mr a big oyster hears if the schema is accepted the onlypeople who will profit by be tho the highest quality of Already the English market is supplied from the United one to two millions of oysters every week agent that great secrecy is main danger concerningthe act anditwas wlttr r VY The Flood at March river Breached 31 feet point and today began sipwly The water jier shut men are 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