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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - March 10, 1890, Salt Lake City, Utah Circulation equal to that all other Dailies in thej city combined j The best advertising me dium in all the interior and mountain region f VOL 128 SALT LAKE CITY UTAH MOINDAY 3IARCH 10 1S90 PROTEST OF A MULTITUDE a Million People Condemn the Siberian Outrages A MONSTER MEETING IN LONDON A Shabby Tory gotiating for Florida as a i A Syndicate Ne Ki Kio The Tribunes Specials over throe months ago but President Pal mer deemed it wiser to place all the machin ery In the vessel while she remained on the stays It is calculated that steam can now bo gotten up inside of two weeks Aside from testing the boilers and machinery the only work Lo bo done on the Concord is on dock Her spars and funnels are not in place and the woodwork generally is not completed In and dimensions the resembles the but the machinery of tho new vessel as well as that of her sister tho is re by contract to develop indicated tho mean of four hours run SECONDED BY HIS MOTHER NO MORE GERRYMANDERING The HeComas Bill Will Put a Quietus on longPracticed Abuses THE COMING CONGRESSIONAL WEEK LONDON March to Tho woiklng men of London hold a gigantic mass mooting hi Hyde Jark loclay to pro test against cruelty of tho Russian f Government as recently Illnstratorl in the Vtcrriblu tragedies in the Kara prison Clr 01 liars had been sown broadcast over London calling upon all lovers of freedom to attend th mooting The orudkurecites the story of the martyrs of Kara and COM eludes It Is our duty to see that nut In vain did they endure martyrdom The rosoluLions which will be passed at the morning will make it known to tho brutal governing In Russia that tlioy arc exciting tho cxcuratkm of tho whole world will make it known to thfRussian people that 1 lie iJrit Isli democracy is In sympathy with them In their struggle for Slopiuk Michael Mrs Annlo sant John Hums arid several others spoke at tills meeting flair a million people wcro addressed from three dlllcrotit MifJiiT HAVU SAVKD iris A distligulshed physician on reading the Now York papers continuing accounts of the death oC Joint Jacob As tor said Mr Astor might still bo i1 ho had happened to havo Jit thn time of his attack a dosu of in possession Nitro glycerine t appears IT taken IriHmull closes has clleot o wailing oil1 a fatal attack of angina In this way tho life of tho late Mr Richards M Is claimed to havo been saved on rnoru than one occasion DOCK STJUKIi Tho strike of tho Liverpool docknien is ing strength dully Thoro aro now 10 men out nrui steamers Kaillng from that port arc delayed to such an ex tent as to eauso kitspread loss and incon vculcuco A TOTIY TRICK Next week polling will take plico for SLdlco rendered vacant by tho resignation of tho Liberal member through 111 health Tho Tories have encouraged the fit oxconvfofc and saloou keepor Ortou notorious throughout tho world as tho Tlchbwno claimant to corno as a sooallod Independent candi date having been convicted of a IoKniy couUi noi slfc In tho House of Com iTiOiin and as ho comes forward ay Sir Itoger Tioliborno a navno to which a court of law has decided he Is not entitled his nomination may bo refused by tlm return ing ortlceri Tho trick Is as shabby as it is but Mio Tovles aro not without hopo that it may embarrass tho local Liberals and dotacli n few Liberal votcy AS A CiliCAOO March to K of Jacksonville visit ing hero Florida will bo a larger sugar growing country than either Cuba or Porto lilco Olaua Sprockets and a ntimbor oC capitalists have been looking ovor Florida with a view starting an Indtis Au inrmetiso tract of land has boon rcsorved for Mr Sprockcls Sugar cano in our State grows more rapidly and yields twico as much as iu Louisiana That has been proved by a number oC experiments Tho soil and climate is smlllur to tha In sugar growing districts of Cuba Ovor three million and a half acres havo boon roolaimod aud upon a porllon of it sugar has boon grown for lour years All of the load ing experts say tho land is ndaptod to sugar culture Sprockets was at Floridnlphin and directly south of that placo there aro acres which can bo put to good USD If tho deal is concluded tlio largest sugar plantation in this country will bo established on these reclaimed lands below VQK Kf UtO UKV A syndicate in Chicago are negotiating for tho purchase of El Rio Roy last seasons unbeaten twoyearold king of tho turf with Thoodoro Winters the colts owner for If the deal Is mndo it will be most expensive thoroughbred that ever changed hands Good judges say that even this wonderful animal is not worth tho sum asked when tho ehunocs of breaking down aro considered but ho is deemed here capable of winning buck his cost price iu fttjiko money this year alouc Ho comes Yfrom ono of tho most remakablo families of horses ever bred Ills sire Norfolk and his dam Marian woro from Kentucky His brother Tho Czar it was claimed would have boon a wouclor had lie lived His brother Rio Ool Rcy is pronounced the How a Pennsylvania Slugger was Cheered 011 to Victory March Francisco Chronicle JnckHeiroran is winner of a desperate prize fight his victory to his mother who yesterday afternoon established a rc markablo precedent la ringside history She entered the ring as second to her boy and urged by her words he snatched success from liliiiost sure defeat Jack Hollenui and John Carter are local pugllKH reshlimj ufMill Creole They have IMJCTI in training for tho event for miny months Carter weighed In at and Hcileran at Carter objected to tbo old woiiuins presence but she refused to home She Is a bljj burly body of 00 She said she wanted to see tho bat tit and would not budge an inch for any man iu the crowd f want to HOD what is in that lacl of she continued he ought to bo pretty good Falling to got tho woman to home the referee ordered the to KO on two rounds had been iu looked as though HcUeran was beaten bub his mother would jiot allow him Who kept cheerIITJ him on and her oncouruKfiin words had a bKOyanfc effect onIfotloran and coriOsponclinK depression took hold of Cartors spirits In the seventeenth round Mrs who to this had found much faulb with Itenly her sons second determined to roplaco him When she stepped into tho rlritctjiio was loudly eheerod Hotloran took new ioiiso of life under his mothers care She would out at the top of her voico Now bolt him Thats a good ono My son Klvc Jjim another on tho sarno spot Thats a wood boy dont disgrace the to woakon now and In tho twentytlftli round failed to come to time Mrs HolVerau embraced her boy who was covered with taking her hand kerchief oil her head gave three cheers It was for The Castle Garden Abuses will be Idaho and Wyo ming Bills to be Considered this Week to admit Wyoming arid this will be fol lowed by the Idaho bill if any time remains AN OFFICE rOIi BLAlrTES BROTHER Robert G Blaine brother of Secretary Blaine who for some time has held an office in the Department of Agriculture has been appointed by Secretary Rusk Superintendent of Quarantine Stations under tho Bureau of Animal Industry ALMOST COT HER THROAT Act Irof Hermans Decapitation Noarly Proved a Reality NKW YOHK March Dispatch Fraiieisco Chronicle homo of Prof Herman tho Illusionist is in a state of consternation today caused by the narrow escape of Mrs Herman from serious Injury at last nights performance The large audlcnco attend ins tho Peoples Thcalor last night little know how near tho mimic horrors attending tho decapitation act approaclicd a tragic reality In this Illusion Prof ITorman ostensibly cuts oft tho hond of his wlfo and places the ghastly object on a pedestal In full view of the iuidluuoc A reporter who has soon the act uouu a hundred times and was present last night noticed an unusual hesitation about tlio soeno and such novel stage business in troduced that convinced him there was a hitch sotiiowhoro Going behind tho scones on he 1iilJ of tho curtain ho found Madamo Herman strelehed on a couch with a bleed Ing throat and her husband bonding over her In a norvons state of alarm while tho employees How iu all directions for a doctor IVof Hotman In commenting on tho acci dent today said I can in no way account for tho sword slipping and did not notice it until a stilled sigh of pain escaped my wife For a moment 1 way I know if I hesitated a moment tho largo audience see ing blood would becomo panicstricken so I concluded tho scone with a shudder I never iolfc BARBARITY AT KANSAS CITY Frightful Condition of Affairs Among the Workhouse Prisoners KANSAS CITY March charges made by Alderman Ford concerning tho frightful condition of prisoners confined in tho work house aro found to bo true Two reporters tlio Jiincs investigated the matter yester day and found about seventyfive malo pris oners crowded into narrow and filthy cells re trie ing with vermin and not provided with sanitary regulations The mon aro cou siautly manacled with shackles weighing from live to twcntythroo pounds and aro thureroro prevented from bathing For those seventylive prisoners there aro but two guards Tho guards say that on account of tho desperate character of tho mon it is neocssnry th shackle them to prc vtmfc their escape It is likely that a now brick prison will bo erected pro vided with proper sanitary regulations and a smfUciout number of guards to do away with tho shackles FIGHTING i THE CHURCH Tlio Sisters TJOSC Their Bonnets and the Brethren Tneir Wliislccrs March Dis Francisco Chronicle Two men knocked each other down in the Methodist church last night The wife of ouo of tho combatants had her thigh broken and a general moloo followed in which tho sisters lost their bonnets aud the brethren tholr whiskers Klla Houston of this city has a sweetheart in Ohio who ceased corresponding with Miss Of the four sons three were never as two yearolds and for tho youngest is predicted a similar record phenomenal twoyearold of tlio approachj without giving nn explanation Ins season Tho progeny of Norfolk and I Houston found to her own satisfaction that rt Mrs llanimiU had sent him an anonymous Manan have unequaled Of the ottpt uld as ladies belonged to the Methodist church Miss Houston demanded a church trial It was hold last night aud Mrs Hammltt was acquitted As G V Mitcholl a cousin of Miss Houston was leaving the church he was assaulted by Mrs Hauvmitts husband and tho men knocked ouch other down Mrs Haimnitt An Appeal lor Aid March Barton president of tho American National Associa tion of the Red Cross has been investigating the statements concerning suffering and des titution among tho pioneer settlors of North and South Dakota with a view to aiding those who need help She ascertains that thorc is urgent necessity for immediate action and now appeals to tho public for cash subscriptions largo enough to meet every emergency Sho has information that there are at least r000 people many more who though thoy have provis ions for themselves need feed for their stock II T llelffeson State Commissioner of Agriculture Grand Forks will distribute all funds scut to his address The New Cruiser CHESTER March Dis Francisco Cfironidc now cruiser Concord is one of the first war ships ever launched in this country with her r machinery and fittings practically all in place The havo boon launched while trying to rush between them fell and broke nor thigh and a free fight followed Honest Governmentin Texas ST Louis March Republics San Antonio Texas special Thorp is a curious and anomalous conditionof public affairs in Hidalgo county A factional war iscon fitantly in progress there aud it has hap pened oftoc within the past low years that tho county lias practically been without executive judicial amd clerical officers Yesterday a solfconstitutod commissioners court convened at Evenburg and declared vacancies in the ofllcos of county clerk sheriff and tax collector A frontiersman was Immediately appointed sheriff and K A Marsh cleric and there will bo serious trouble and probably bloodshed Treating with the Vatican LONDON March Chronicle learns that Germany is treating with tho Vatican with a view to representation of the Pope at tlio Berlin labor conference WASTTINGTON March Dis Francisco Chronicle Chairman Owen of tha House Committee on Immigration yesterday made another effort tolnduce tho Democrats to permit him to proceed with the consideration of his resolu tion providing for an investigation into the operations of tho immigration laws in con junction with Senator Chandlers commit tee and he failed This is the third time Owen has asked the Democrats to formu late the amendments they protend to wuit to make and to permit the question to conic before tho House It is evident that these gentlemen have received instructions from the Democratic bosses in New York and the Intention is to defeat the proposed investi gation if possible and hamper tho work of tlio joint committee if trho investigation must be made The object is to prevent an inquiry into tho management of Castle Garden which would show that the New York Board of Immigration has managed Castle Garden and the immigration question iu such a way as to make that State Demo cratic Inquiries and investigation will show that tho powers oi the Federal Govern ment have been wielded for corrupt politi cal purposes An investigation will bo made anyway by a joint committee if possible but by a Senate committee if necessary TO IllUVJiXT CniKRYMANDERINa On next Wednesday morning the Houso Committee on Election of President and VicePresident will take up tbo MuComas bill to nullify the Maryland and other Con gressional gerrymanders and prohibit the IOdistrictlug of Congressional districts ox oopt upon the result of tho eleventh census This measure which is to bo a National issue and will cxclto a heated discussion will bo substituted for tlio Wickham bill and believed will bo favorably reported to tlio Houso and passed without much delay Mr McComas in speaking of the pro visions of his measure yesterday afternoon said to your correspondent The triokof gerrymandering a State is quickly practiced by each party when it obtains power It is a slri against representative government to permit tho redistrlcting in Congress to depend upon tho fortunes of every local election and upon tho caprice every State majority Thus we build the United States House of Representatives upon shifting sands communities long allied In representation are suddenly torn apart neighborhoods aro separated com munities remote from each other are sud donly xinitod in representation In territory districts aro formed likestars and shoe strings My bill provides that Congressional districts shall havo as nearly as practicable an equal number of inhabitants The most populous districts in any State aro not to havo inhabitants in excess of tho population of tho lowest district As to territory tho district must be contiguous adjacent and compact To prevent biennial rcdistricting as has been practice during this decade my bill pro vides that in each State under each decen nial census of tho population there shall be one apportionment of Representatives by Congress and ono thereunder by each State and that tho Legislature in each State elected next after the appor tionment by Congress under a now census shall rcdlstricb each State into districts equal in population and compact in terri tory and that no Legislature in a State shall have power to alter tho same under any other census The result of tho present census will be ascertained in time to enable the States to rodlstrlct for the Fiftythird Congress Just as tho Fortythird Congress was elected under a now apportionment and the Forty second was hold under an old apportion ment so now the Fiftythird will be tho firstCongress which can be redistrictod pursuant to tho eleventh census and the apportionment laAV by Congress My bill tho principle of which is that districts shall not bo disturbed for ten years after being marked out under tlio new cen sus justly provides that until the next ap portionment of Representatives shall be made by Congress conformably to tho eleventh census there shall bo no change of boundaries in Congressional districts in any State but that tho Representatives of the Fiftysecond Congress shall beelected from tho districts as they wero in the Fiftyfirst Congress rendering nuigatory any effort to the people only ninety days be fore the eleventh Mr McComas thpn entered Into a full ex pi aviation of tho details of b 5s out its fairness and its antipartisan character cmphasiug tho fact that it was as fair to ono political party as another and was the only assuring justice to people irre spective of party feeling Ho cited decis ions of the Supreme Court of tho United States showing that tho constitutional and common law views of this measure are sound and that it would stand the severest tost in any form it could be analyzed There is no doubt that the advocates of this bill are proceeding upon a sound basis and tho proposition is gaining strength every day THE LEAK INVESTIGATION WASHINGTON March Dolphs committee tomor row resumes the interrogation of each of the members of the Senate respecting their con nection with executive session leaks in Von Boetticher Decorated BERLIN March mark the anniver sary of the death of the grandfather of the Emperor William I tho Emperor today sent to Von Boetticher Minister of tho In terior a decoration of tho Order of the Black Eagle Accompanirig the decoration was a letter written by tho Emperor in which he associates the honor with the memory of the late Emperor to whom he refers as the pioneer of social reforms by the Govern ment which ho is reslved to pursue with all persistence In his efforts to carry out the desired reforms the found Von Boetticher his main supporter The incident is much remarked in connec tion witli the rumors that Von Boectichor will succeed Bismarck A WOOL ADDRESS AFFAIRS OF THE OLD WORLD Mow Canon Liddon Offense the Queen ATTORNEY GENERAL WEBSTER LIED The Quarrel Between Salislurjr anc the Vagrant Anxious to Buy America Panama Canal at Las a Failure The President of the Association Explains the Hard Times COLUJLBUS March Harpston of the Ohio Wool Growers Asso ciation has issued a lengthy addressto the wool growers of the State and Nation in which lie says there has been no time in thirty years when tho farmers have suf fered so much from low prices of farm pro ducts as now He explains the of this condition and says Tho object of this address is toask the fanners of the country to appeal to the President to put a speedy end to the mon strous frauds now being perpetrated in im porting wool and to appeal to our members in Congress to aid in the same work and to speedily pass a wool tariff law that will give wool manufacturers and wool growers tho exclusive privilege of supplying all woollen goods and wool required for use in tho United Considerable spacers devoted to the al leged frauds in tho importation of wool says If these frauds and this low rate of imports will largely increase Tho imports were pounds last year mostly scoured which wore equivalent to at least pounds unwashed equal to onefourth of all the wool consumed in tho United States This is practically free wool and unless tho duty is increased these imports will bo largely in creased and will destroy our American wool Harpston concludes as foliows This address is deemed proper view of the fact not generally known that persistent clForts arc beingmade to just and ample protection for manufacturers but to deny the same measure of protectionfor the A DREADFUL TRAGEDYf Mother and Seven Children iBurned to Death in Canada MONTREAL March lerette wife of a wealthy Canadian farmer and her seven children were burned to death in theirhomo atOoteSfc fam ily lived in a largo stone house At an earlyhour this morning the building took fire and before assistance could be given it burned to the ground Collerette had left tho houso to attend to work about the farm and on returning found the placo in flames He tried to rescue his family but was and fainted Ho is terribly burned The iire was caused by the explo sion of a kerosene oil LATER DETAILS As soon as Collerette saw tho flames he rushed toward tho house At the ho was mot by a burst of flames Then ho ran to the rear Only smoke was coming out of this door and into it Colerctte dashed Ho got as far as the door of the sleeping apartment but was a solid wall of flames The floor was burning beneath his feet the ceiling was burning over his head and the four walls of the room in which ho was were burning fiercely To get to the stairway leading to tho upper floor was utterly impossible unless ho dashed into a seething caldron of fire wherein ho had last seen his wife He could see the bed but it was a mass offlame and empty Ho felt himself being overcome by the smoke and heat and seeming to go mad as he explains it and not knowing what he did ho madea rush for the door through which he had entered afire but Colleretto got through and out in the air All his clothes were burned off A dozen people arrived on the scene within five min utes after the explosion took place but even then it was impossible to approach within twentyfive feet of tho building The ground around it seemed to be ablaze and the mon Who dragged Collerette out of further danger were badly singed Tho bodies of tho victims were all charred and of that of Mrs Collerette only the trunk was found Defeated by the Aborigines SAN FRANCISCO March steamer Belgic arrived this morning from Hong kong and Yokhoharna bringing advices that the Aborigines of Formosa banded themselves together and offered so de termined opposition to the Chinese troops that were trying to quiet Formosa that the of the Chinese after two hun dred of his men had been led into ambush and all but ten slaughtered gave up the campaign against the natives and opened friendly negotiations with thorn The natives on receiving promises of largo con cessions agreed to abandon their hostile attitude toward the Chinese the past apd tho report of their discoveries may precipitate a discussion similar to that of last week So much time was taken up with that discussion that tho Blair Educa tional bill was not disposed of aud it still heads the calendar as unfinished business A general feeling exists in favor of closing tho debate this week and talcing a vote on the bill if possible The report of tho Committee on Privileges and Elections on tho Montana case is likely to bo made this week but tho dohato that must ensue will not begin until tho Blair bill is out of the way The Urgent Deficiency Appropriation bill will bo reported from the Committee on Ap propriatious this week A BLOW AT THE MONEY LENDERS Stanford will resolution tomorrow instructing the ilriauce committee to inves tigate and report upon tho expediency and desirability of the Government loaning money upon real estate mortgages at a nominal rate of interest one or two per cent per annum retaining tho right in a certain proportion of tho loans when occasion demands In the morning hours the Oklahoma Town site bill maybo considered and further progress made in the disposition of public building bills and private bills on the cal endar i TEE WOHK BS THE HOUSE this week probably bo cipally to adding new stars to the National flag Tho bill vill bo taken up Tuesday and passed as far as the House is according to notice already given Territories Com mittee will present for consideration the bill A Hebrew Convention WASHINGTON March convention of the Order of Keshor Shel Barzel or Cron Knot one of the leading Jewish societies in the country began today with a full at tendance of delegates The order which has a rnembershipof meets once in six years dent Simon Wolf was elected presi Twentyseven Hot Bounds CHICAGO March Brennan and Toe Kdulo local lightweights fought twentyseven hot rounds this afternoon for a small purse A hundred and fifty persons were present Roulo was terribly punished and gaveup the1 contest being too weak to answer to the call of Dixon Challenged LONDON March TRIBUNE Dispatch San Francisco CJiroiiiclo rWallace challenges Dixon to fight for the endurance lightweight championship of the world and a side Wallace refuses to go to America but1 will Dixon S1Q 00 to cover his expenses Wallace guarantees fair play the fight to take place in private The War in Dahomey Advices fromM Bayol the agent on the west coast of Africa dated yesterday to the effect that the situation in Dahbmy is unchanged Tho JRepublicau approvp Etiennes proposal of vigorous measures the King and people of Dahomey are op posed rto carrying waiyuto the interior Parnell Wiir Prosecute j March will prosecute the Exeter GdzettAtov reprinting the artioleson Parnellisin and LONDOX March Dispatch San Francisco Chronicle dec feeling is stirring hero in political and re ligious circles over tho rumors which havi got afloat concerning the protracted delaj in filling tho two vacant bishoprics ono o which has been empty for nearly two months No such delay over occurred before and i is said to be due to a conflict between tin Queen and Lord Salisbury over the name o Canon Liddon He is by all odds the fore most churchman in England and tho failun year after year to promote him has becomi 11 grave scandal It arises from the time when Liddon was preaching in tho Chape Eoyal at Windsor and turned in the middle of au eloquent sermon to the royal pew and addressed a personal exhortation to tho Queen speaking to her as She was in such a towering rage at this that the attendants feared she would fall in an apopleptic fit After service sho demanded tho presence of Dean Wclleslcy aud with j flaming face screamed at him Nevei must that man preach here Hence Liddon has never been made a bishop but sentiment has grown so strong on tho sub ject that Lord Salisbury is now afraid of its effects so a deadlock exists If the Queen continues obstinate on the point it will vastly increase the chances of dis establishment coming while she is still on the throne THE CLEVELAND STREET CASE The Worlds correspondent cables I mot Labouchcre in the lobby last night and asked him what course he proposed to take in the Cleveland street scandal Ho said he would pursue it at tho first opportunity added You know I still hold a brief for the Prince of There is certainly a good deal of truth in tho story that tho Prince and Salisbury have quarreled an event which would seriously hamper the latter in carrying on tho Gov ernment THE ATTORNEYGENERAL LIED The Irish party have received information from a high source which enables them to prove that tho AttorneyGeneral lied delib erately in the House when the bill appoint ingthe special commission was being dis cussed Websterstated solemnly that ho was never consulted as to its terms that ho never saw it until it was completed In formation has been received Avhich says that Webster was consulted in drafting the bill that the original draft contains corrections in his handwriting The Government will be asked to laythis draft on the table If it refuses nothing will save Webster from tho consequences of an act which will ruin him politically and render his elevation to the bench an impossibility inrSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCES The Scotland Yard detectives aro trying to trace five cases of disappearance of well todo emigrants bound for Canada with all their available property with them It is reported that within eight months past a Norfolk farmer realized on his property and left England on his way to Ontario He Svas lastheard of in Toronto Another case was that of a Cheshire farmer who emigrated and went to settle 011 afarm in Lincoln Ontario Another is of a farmers sonin Shropshire who sailed from England with the intention of managing a farm near Hamilton and two others besides these have vanished in an unaccountable manner The theory of their fate which is entertained by the police is that they have been inveigled into somo place and mur dered by a band of desperadoes for the sake of the money which they were carrying with them ARISTOCRATIC VAGRANTS Lady Campbell wife of MajorGeneral SirJohn Campbell is a drunk en vagrant and was committed with her daughter to tho workhouse for a week but has been released on Sir John promising that he would send her totheir country home THE UNIVERSITY RACE Betting on tho university boat race to oc cur March 26th now stands 11 to 10 on Ox ford in consequence of tho wonderful im provement ill the practice of the Cam bridge crew CREMATION DENOUNCED PARIS March Archbishop of Paris has ordered his clergy to denounce crema tionas a triumph of materialism over spiritualism M Kenan in commenting on the pastoral which embodies this command speaks of it as in perfect conformity with tho Christian doctrine of the resurrection of the and he sympathizes with its pur pose and intent completely Ho says that burial is sad enough aud that cremation is positively repugnant to the survivors of the THE WAR IN DAHOMEY The Government will immediately equip aud send out an expedition to maintain its rights to the territory on the slave coasts conceded to Franco by the King of Da homey The grant was made by treaty in 1868 and renewed and confirmed by another treaty in 187S The King of Dahomey has recently contested these grants and sought to break the treaties He posted a force of blacks in a village near Kotorion It was promptly expelled by tho French comman dant Terrillon with a handful of troops from Senegal Reinforcements have since been landed by French transports and it is with these that the brave commandant has since successfully repelled the attacks of the army of King of Dahomey DIED IKMAGNpICENT TheHon Mary Ncttleville sister of the eighth and last Viscount Nettleville an Irish nobleman has just died here She oc cupied expensive suites of rooms an aristocratic neighborhood but was entirely destitute of the necessaries of life In her sumptuous apartments the most terrible squalor prevailed and rats and mice had taken complete possession where the unfor tuhate woman GREEN AJSTI THE TVTDOW i Douglas Green and Mrs SnellMcCrea have reached here and are taking a few days rest en route to Riviera THE PANATHA CANAL A FAILURE The commission of who were sentito Panama to the state of have returned to Paris with a most disastrous to tell to who1 always hoped the result of the report of a nature to warrant further ap All are that the canal scherne is a disastrous seps down about It is sad to compare1 him as he appeared today with he was a year A been week to the Wsual customr he to the report of the not yet beenlaid before Mon Chicourt also refused to enlighten tho reporter as to of tho report but from sources it has come to my knowl edge that ill that has boon donewith tho millions of money spout over the concern is Hie of about onofounh of the earth necessary to be removed for the con struction of tho canal It may bo added thai thi fourth already completed would need further and very large cxpordituro before the work done could be turned to use ful account The present of tho companys finances is such that any attempt u con tinue tho work is totally out of the question Everybody concerned except a few deluded shareholders resigned so the fact that the engineers report eontaius lit tic else besides these melancholy liguros and there is a very full list of names of people who chieily to blame for the colossal fiasco Tho list is principally up of the names of dilVerent contractors who if all the allega tions made against them are true have act ed in a most scandalous manner Several of them are charged with deliberate neglect of their engagements with a view to invit ed to annul their contracts with 1 he company and get out of them a considerable proiit Those charges wiJ be fully investigated and prosecutions instituted as tlio directors of thv company threaten Tho report has some comfort for the shareholders in the statement that the most oi the material and machinery is still iu a good condition and can bo turned to a protitable account It is already being suggested that this material should bo acquired by the Government be eventually used in tho construction of the canal between tho Atlantic and tho Mediterranean which appears dctinitcly settled upon now RUSSIA LOVES AMERICA BERLIN March San Francisco Chronicle the course of a discussion on tho subject of the PanAmerican Congress yesterday with one of the most influential and progressive offi cials of tbc Russian Empire ho made the following remarks I cannot said ho why you are going to so much trouble and expense obtain a market in South America and yet so entirely neglect to make slightest efforts to enter into commercial relations with us You are aware of our warm sym pathy for tho United States both politically and individually and you aro equally cognizant of our deep aversion to both Germany and England countries in imical to Bussia in every way and with which wo arc bound to have war sooner or later Yet notwithstanding this almost our entire import trade is iu their hands and it is Russian gold which contributes to tho success of their manufacturing and mining industries Of course we should intensely prefer that if any ono country is to bo benc Jittcd by our trade it should be our friends in the North American Kcpublic rather than our lifelong enemies Germany and England For many years our import trade wiil necessarily go on increasing for tho in dustrial development of our groat country is but in its infancy Why should not the United States step in and supplant British and German imports I have good reason to know that tho anxiety of our Govern ment to foster commercial relations with you and to transfer our important trade from Germany England to you on political as well as economical grounds would lead it readily to grant certain re ductions of taritr in case of goods from the United States liussla has always in view the inevitable conflict with Great Britain which under the appearance of a fight for the possession of India will develop in a struggle for tho very existence of Great Britain as a first class commercial and political power Tho Russian Government apprehends the latent xistcncc of feelings of Saxon brotherhood between the Americans and the English and fears that in the case of astruggle for tho very existence of Great Britain she may find iho whole AngloSaxon race united against PRICE FIVE CENTS WICKEDNESS IN ALASKA Stories of Immorality the Natives YOUNG GIRLS SOLD TO WHITE MEN The Government Officials Were Drunkards and De grading Customs of tho People Murdered as Witches A Northern Paciilc Move SEATTLE March application of Byron Van Houten vs tho Seattle Lake bore Eastern railway Seattle Eastern instruction company and Union Trust company of New York to enjoin tho first aamed corporation from building operations vas last evening denied by Judgo Sitchen berger Van Houten a subscriber to he original stock of the Seattle Lake Shore i Eastern Railroad company and claimed hat the S A E Construction company was absorbing tho L S E Railway sompany and was seeking to de raud tho small stockholders The defendant corporations in answer sought 0 prove that the Northern Pacific company vas back of tho whole proceedings for the purpose of killing compotlton Van ioutens attorneys will appeal Catholics Can Join the Alliance LEAVKNTVORTH March ink has consented to have his recent letter prohibiting Catholics from joining theFarm 3rs Alliance modified Representatives of itate county alliances have been given udienee by the bishop and nssured him here was no desire to conflict with tho views if the church and all the religious parts of he constitution would be eliminated In riew of these assurances Bishop Fink has addressed a letter to A M Thistlewaite a icmber of the alliance stating that his ob ections to the Catholics joining tho Alli ance are withdrawn The AntiPoverties Meet YORK March McGlynn made is appearance at a meeting of the Anti overty Society tonight tho first time in iveral weeks having sufficiently recovered rom his illness to deliver a short address Rev S W Thackeray of the University of Cambridge England addressed the Anti Poverties His subjectwas Who is the real owner of land Ho advocated the appropriation of all ground rents by tax ation the proceeds to go to the entire com munity Flowers For the Dead BERLIN March imperial mauso leum at Charlottcnburg was dedicated to day The route to the tomb was lined with sightseers who respectfully uncovered their beads as the imperial party passed The services were of an impressive character Prince Bismarck was absent Before re turning to the palace the Emperor and members of the family placed wreaths upon the coffins of William and Augusta which were completely hidden from sight by the flowers that were heaped upon them NEW YORK March Dispatch Francisco Chronicle Sheldon Jaeobson United States general ngent of education in Alaska is visiting friends in Brooklyn In an interview this evening he painted a vivid picture of tho wickedness and immorality iu that country Said ho For the first time Ive a good report to make us to the attitude of tho Government in Alaska President Arthur sent there a set of drunkards and gamblers President Cleveland removed those officers because they were hosuic to tho mission aries and then appointed another sot just liko them Quo district judge has lied to British territory under charges of forgery and two of his successors wcro drunkards With snch an ofiicinl atmosphere in tho Territory tho missionaries have encountered serious obstacles in plead ing the cause of right and morality and the condition of the natives is still de plorable Missionary work encounters seri ous obstacles in tho native customs which arc demoralizing especially to girls Mrs Willard one of the teachers has at tho re quest of tho Senate investigation committee prepared a letter Tho letter asks for gov ernment protection for the girls who are sold by their parents to white men forim moral purposes protection for children who arc married against their will and for or phans who arc sold into slavery The custom of tho natives is to buy their wives Since tho white miner has coine this custom has been extended to sales or leases to white men and girls arc such a source of income that tho parents will not alloAV them to go to tho missionary schools Tho courts sustain tho right of parents to control their children and girls who beg to bo let into school cannot bo taken without the parents consent The letter specifics an instance of a girl who saved for a white man who had of fered for her when she was better grown Tho native husbands and wives adopt young children and raise them for the position of second husband or wife when tho first dies In this way boys of fifteen or sixteen become husbands of crippled old women and young girls becomo the wives and frequently plural wives of old men Tho letter declares that scores of people are murdered as witches under Alaska super GOLD FIND NEAR Reported Riches in the Mountains to tho East OODEN March to It was learned yesterday evening that Col Howard and Professor Nowell of theOgden Military Academy had made what may provo a valuable discovery of gold in tho mountains that lie to tho east of Ogden Ono of the gentlemen it appears has for a long time entertained a theory that this precious metal could bo found there but not until yesterday afternoon when taking o Sunday walk wero his expectations real ized A reporter went out to the academy two and a half miles from the center of the city and saw both gentlemen Prof Newell was reticent and Col Howard equally un communicative Mrs Howard however the wife of the Colonel was so enthusiastic that she could not repress the information that the rumor was correct and that speci mens had been brought back to the institu tion All that could bo gotten out of Col Howard was that he had not told anything to any one Neither ho nor Professor Newell would say ought as to where they had been nor the character of the find Dont Want tho Presidency NEW YORK March attention of exSecretary of the Navy Whitney was called today to a paragraph in the San Francisco Examiner stating that he would be the Democratic candidate for the Presi dency in 1832 After reading tho article Whitney said I do not know what led to Its publica tion I am not a candidate for President and can only repeat what I said in a letter several months ago that I will not be a candidate under any A Kansas Man Suicides CHICAGO March sixteenyearold son of exMayor Thomas of Parsons Kan sas brought a letter to police headnuartors this in which the exmayor threat ened suicide because of a trifling deception on the part of his son A search was insti tuted for Mr Thoriias bufc he has not been found and feared he jumped into the lake The exmayor who is a nervous man is separated from his wife who is at present matron of a municipal institution in Den He is employed here as a collector The Wilkesbarre Fire Estmgnislied March the first time since the fire began smoke ceased is issuing from the South Wilkesbarre shaft this afternoon Over gal lons of water a minute have been poured into the mine for soveral days and has now reached the fire By Tuesday next it is thought the flames will be extinguished and further search will made for the eight who the mine1 when the fire broke A Blaze at Detroit DKXROIT March Baffys six story brick furniture factory 98 WO and 102 West Congress street the Carroll Hunt Chair companys 104 and 106 tue Ostler Printing company and Carrolls cigar factory occupying two numbers on the east burned this evening The loss is over partially insured The buildings were the property of Senator Mc Millan and valued at ADukes Journey nought will start Thursday next Ee via Japan Vancouver and Quebec French Elections PARIS March 9 Elections were held In a number of districts today members of the Chamber of Deputies In the first dis trict of Touloue Leygne Radical and So cialist was elected In the second district another ballot will be necessary Loreaum who was unseated for Gien is reelected receiving 7633 against 7224 for Portalis Clearing House Exchanges BOSTON March 9 The total gross exchanges for last week as in dispatches from the leading clear ing houses of the United States and Canada were art increase of per csot as compared with the corresponding week of last year They Will Have a Warm Reception PHILADELPHIA March 9 Ames and Pritchard representing the Union Iron Works of San Francisco will Tuesday for California with fifty iron ers who are to take the places of the stelk ing union men ia their shops all skilled mechanics V A Liberal to cidedto resign his sea the Aoer He is Irish poli ;