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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - March 28, 1890, Salt Lake City, Utah The total circulation of The j Tribune last week was over If you want Houses Eoonw cr Servants patronize the Want Columns of The Tribune VOJ 144 THE DAY AT THE CAPITAL Kansas Farmers Lalwring Under a i of Fads SALT LAEJE CITY UTAH FRED AY G MAKCH 28 1890 FIVE CENTS POUCH COURTS FOR MILITARY POSTS lIjirrirtonH mi in i Valentino Scrip isiA JroKHt from tho on Iduho and I ho TimurNK KoiirtooriMi StrOit WAHfiiMJTON March i7 Springer is making a vigorous prntfst to day against Idalios admission InhlH against Mi Wyoming bill which passed tho ho said that bill gavo Wyoming Mormons tho right of suffrage Tho Idaho bill deprived Mio MorrnOriH mtn and of Mm right to volo The reason for this was that In Wyoming Mm Mormons voted tho Kepiiblloari while In ho It wits suspected that tlmy voted ticket Mor admission of a whon Mm having Miat bollof of havln ii dsiro to vote tho Ho bollivod thiit if Mio Mormons of Utah would vote the Uepublloaus the goniliMiion on Mm other sido wuuid railroad Mil through lhn Ilouso for Mm admission of Mint Territory as a Suite Notwithstanding Springes protests the TClalio bill will be taken up on Saturday and will pass tho House atari early day Iiiddoek rocolved today a pro from tin Sail Lake Hoard of Trade and City Cuuncll of Salt Lake denouncing the Industrial Homo scheme and asking his In behalf of tho citys in M ISI N KOKMKn KAItMBHS WAftliiNOTON Msnrh patih San Chrnnitli Tlmro is a hill before tho House on Itnnklng and Ourroitcy proposing an 1s Hue of of 2 per cent lionds us a basis for porpotuaMng Mm Nn tloniil banking stysiom The Alll unco a raid upon Mils rnotifttiro on MIC ground Mutt it Is Intcrost of corporaMons Hero is a v oC Mm pro tests being resolved from Mm opposition showing of Mm avarago compro liension of Mm mastiro and til Mm usual pfimirslon of and of WMEUKAH Tticrfl IP i iv lim rlmirmuti of CoinmiUii fit liiuikp and KnnkillK Of HIP Slates 1 iiutlmrizitip the inning or or for Niitlniiiil Imnk system therefore it ifrsfilw HIM armors Alliivnco nnd fiulns trial Union ot tliiit do fully our nunitHre of United to oppwi the wild bill or tiny otluMhikvm the SIHlie ohjiOt ill vie iv lust nny ono oin hnvo In such mlsropnwntiitlon to Mio fanners Iri Incom sHlo hoiv COKIITS Tho recent in Mm army itul navy huvo eiuiseil Mio on Mllitnry MViiIrs to report a hill providing i method of trying iinrl pisnlhink mi I IM tl men inul If Mm lilll X tliero will hereafter he a police court V at each ntllltiiry post throughout tho ooun try with Mm olllcor seconl In nink liily Tho bill Muil all persons ohiuxed with the otTensoji shall broiiRht him within twontyfour hours after Mm offense hnen committed ho havo power to oallis hour Mio ovldenoo and determine the oaso ami Intllcl suoli punishment us he thinks proper A record of all sueh OILSOS Is to ho kept mid suhniltled to the dopnrtiuont at Hie of oml month Tho nciuscd can wnlvo exuuliutlon If heehoosos to do wi or appeal from the doolsloti of the post Judge to a oourt nuirtlal A VALKNTtNK DECISION Mavoh 27 Associated In Mm case of Fnuik lUirns and who made Jipplloat Ion to locate val rnMiio scrip upon tide lands near little Washington the Secretary of the interior has decided Mint such land Is not within tho intent of Mm act of ongress authorizing the receipt of valentine scrip for public lands of Mm Unlltd States Ho holds further that t lie location upon uiisurveyed lands Is morel V a preference to perfect such location after survey as nsalnst Mm claims of all Others except the Imltorl States hut tliatnntU such location is ad justed to Mm public surveys the United States has authority to dispose of tho lands covered thereby Such disposition ho holds made of the tract In controversy by Mm admission of Washington Into Mm Union as it State Hence oven were It to bo that the lands were at the date of location to disposal by the general sovoni ment the rights of Mm State are superior 1 to those of the serin applicants It is stated that the lands In question aro located ou the water front of Seattle together with the Improvonmuts aro valued nt several million dollars A VACIKIC KAIMtOAn HILL The House Paeitio Railroads today at the end of a months discussion decided to frame a single bill looking to the payment of tho indebtedness of both the Hillon and Central Iaoltio roads to tho Gov ernment Instead of separate bills VOSTMASTKRS NOMlKATHP Nevada Edward E Bllloy Elko Califor nia Edwin B Smith Ionuma Nathan Moody Fresno Washington Frank E Wil liamson Pomeroy Xow iMexico Mrs Erama C Noble Raton A CHI NESS Hon J W Foster appeared before tho Senate Committee as a represent atlvo of the Chinese merchants in tho Unlced States and opposed tho bill which passed tho Ilonso on tho 17th requiring Mm Superintendent of Census to jivo every Chinaman In tho country ii certitlcate which wuultl bo an ttSMiranco of his right to remain In tho United States Foster asserted that tho passage Of tho bill would not satisfy those interested hi adverse Chinese legislation Jlo cited Mio recent action of vho super visors of San Kranoisco in sotting apart a certain quarter of tho city whorolu all Chinese nnist live and do business lie further read from a statement by the coun sel of tho supervisors who drafted tho or dinance advising Mm carrying out of tho provisions of the ordinance iojjardlesg of uiy appeal by tho Chineso to the Govern ment 1oster said that a proper regulation and restriction of Chinese Immigration could bo securen by a rigid enforcement of tho laws now on tho statute books without any fur f ther violation of tho treaties with China aud tho straining of relation hor Govorn ment Tho effect of vite retaliation by China by shutting out of hatompiro Amcrlcun merchants and mW slrmarles and complete nonIntercourse comraorclally the nations would follow A SICK McKfrnna today intro duced n bill appropriating for the In California of an experi ment silkculture station THE WISDOM HIM OPPOSED Bland and Williams from the Committee on Coinage submitted to the House a minority report opposition to the Kd mil rids Oliver bill report says the Mil Is very adroitly rtrnwn to silver coinage to fully bllvor and pormanently establish the single stand ard of Kold payments but all tho same it does those uilucaually though cun T1IK TAItlfF Ways and Moans Committee has restorod the old duty on whItlnB and Paris white Tho commltLoe has practically agreed to place work1 of artnn Mm free list JIAICHISON ON KUUCATION The gave a special reception afternoon u Mm delegates to the con vention of Mm American Association for the Krlucatlon of Colored You Mi now in session Iu response to the Introductory address by the said In a firm bellnf that tho rock of our safety as a nation lies In proper education and Is impossible for a man 10 dls chargo Ills duties aa a citizen without a Ictiowlwlgo derived from tho common A NEW WONDERLAND TIC IP TMKOUOII TlfK OKAND CANYON TICK COLOKADO hfl Kirst Kxploratlon Matlo Slnco SronoM oY Griindour UiirtiirpasHort in Route PKNVKII March Engineer Koh ort U Rum ton who left hern with a corps last November to make a preliminary sur vey of the Denver Colorado Canyon Pa elflo Railway from Grand Junotlon to tho Gulf of California through tho Grand Canyon of the Colorado river returned homo today from The Noodles California for a couplo of weeks Mr Stan ton and parly are Mm first men who over passed through this danger ous canyon sinceMajor Powell ruada the trip InIffiO in con Ion tonight ho said of a railway through the canyon was perfectly feasible and that from Grand hinotion Colorado to The a distnnoo of miles the grade need not at any plnco exceed twenty foot per rnllo and for u greater part of the dlstanco would not bo more than from tlvo ten foot per mllo while tho ourvsitnvo contrary to general oxpeotaMons would bo vory light Those results aro much hotter than ho anticipated Mr Stiinton has gathered data upon tho resources of Mio country ad jacent to tho Ofinyon but as tho greater parr Is yet undeveloped U rlim oult matter to put thorn Into any dolhille shupo UotwofMi the head of Mm Colorado river and the end of the Grand Canyon ho passed over Ml rapids IIo graphically describes his passage over rapid No below Poach Springs during which one of his boats was damaged by a collision with the rooks and ho was wftslmd overboard by a thrown Into suok and drawn downward into Ahat seemed u bottomless river Ho llnnlly camo to Mm surface fifty foot from whorobe wont down and was rescued by his men Thoso rapids aro many times more dangerous Mian tho ones whoro President Urown and two men lost tholr lives last summer but on locouutof thopiesont party holnc supplied with lifepreservers no men during the whole trip hnvo boon In danger of drowning Ho considers Mils canyon from Poach Springs to tho grand wash to bo the grandest and most wonder ful of xlm whole canyon the scenery surpass ing anyMiln In America oven tho Grand Canvonof Mio Arkansas and thn Hlaolc Can yon of Mm Gti unison and spoke In tho highest terms of the bravery and if til Mi fulness of tho men who accompanied him ou this danger ous lounioy Stiinton returns to Tho Noodles In two nooks to complete tho trip from thoro to tho Gulf of California THE BAY TROUBLE Iortngnl Concludes to Sottlo tho Mo 3turdo Claims LONDON March Dispatch San Francisco Cathe rine NcMurdo sailed by tho Flbo Sunday for Mm purpose It Is boUovod of having an interview with Mr Maine at Washington Sho seems to bo perfectly satisfied with tho position of affairs Her satisfaction Is based it Is bollovod on her knowledge that Portu gal has decided to yield to the United States In order I o avoid Mm suspicion that sho has given In to England in Dolagoa nay railroad matter Your Lisbon corres pond on t who has beon making special In quiries on tho subject cables as follows this ovoulng The British Amorln and Portnguoseoa Governments aro quite agreed upon tho Do lagoa railway question The points iu dis pute are nearly and the only ques tion Is as to Mm indemnity which It Is ad mitted niust bo paid Tho United States Legation otliolals are perfectly saUstled with tho present phaso of tho negotiations and sav that Portugal has given a proof of pru dent statesmanship aud a dCvSlro for an onultablo Tho lato Colonel JtoMimlo an American had a concession from Portugal to build a railroad from Dolagoa Bay totheTrausvaal frontier Ho organized a British company built tho road to tho mountains forming tho frontier nud tho road was Inoperation when tho Portuguese suddenly declared that tho frontier was on top of tho mountains about four m lies beyond tho tjnd of the lino and that as tho road had not been completed to the frontier within the coiitraot time tho entire plant was forfeited to Portugal Tho British aud American Govwurnontssay that the stockholders aud widow of Colonel Mc Murdo must bo compensated for the money invested aud Portugal is beginning to soo It I a that light THE KAISERS WOE With Sorrowful Heart Ho Tokos np tho Burden of State NEW YonsMarch Dispatch Francisco Chronicle sent tho following lottor to an In tlnmto friend in this city on Saturday Many thanks for your friendly letter I havo indeed suffered bitter experience and painful hours My heart is as sorrowful as it t hud again lost my grandfather but It Is so appointed mo by God and has to bo borne ovon ihough I should fall under tho burden The postot otllccr of watch on tho ship of state 1ms fallen to my lot Her course re mains tho now full steam ahead The Government Backed Down Kio JANEIRO March garrisou of thlscrty recently became disaffected and was ordered south The troops refused to go and tho government cancelled tho order Thoro Is much discontent throughout tho city CHICAGO FEMALE FOOTPADS A Formidable Combination of Petti coats and Revolvers CAPTURING A VIRGINIA TIGRESS The Midnight Reception of a Female Italian Count in a Butte Murder at a Funeral BOTTE March to Tho Jury In tho case of Frank W Lewis for tho murder of Stovo Johnson in Sep tember last this evening returned IL verdict of acquittal Lewis and his victim both youiig men woro colaborers In a Park street meat market and also took lodgings together They had Inlshod tholr days work and in company sought their room On tho way thllhor tho two men quarreled They wore no sooner In tho room than pistols were brought Into action and John son was shot dead There wore no witnesses to the tragedy Lewiss plea was solldo fense AN ITALIAN COUNT SENTENCED PHILADELPHIA March Dis Francisco Chronidc Gulzlppo Carudl Count Dl Montorcolo was flnocl and costs today by Magistrate Clement aud In addition was required to furnish ball in SIOO to keep tho peace be causeof his recent violation of a city ordi nance which prohibits the promiscuous dis tribution of circulars on tho street Ho was arrested on Monday while engaged In distributing circulars reflecting upon his wife who prior to her marriage was Miss Virginia Kuox of Iittsburg The counts Ijiwyor furnished tho security and paid tho line and tho count was released from cus tody FOOTIADS CniGAriO March Fan Francisco Chronicle Shannon had a novel experience last night Whlln walking on 1eorin street on tho west si do ho was suddenly confronted by two women with revolvers They requested him to hold uphls hands and ho promptly com plied As ho stood with his hands pointing skyward one of tho fair footpads wont through his pockets her companion mean while holding an uglylooking gun unploas tho victims head The women were respectably dressed aud heav ily veiled impossible to soe their features One was a vory largo and stroug looldnK woman and tho other was of niodium hlght and together so formidable tliat Mr Shannon considered Itunvvlsoto otlor any resistance Having completed their investigations and secured Sr or and somo the women ordered Shannon git Ho accordingly got with onorgy The police as usual were and have uot yet found the high way robbers third case of rob bery by those females within two wooks A CrtATltjESTOWN TlfiHESS ARRESTED ONANCOCIC Dis patch Sait Fraucilsao Con stahlo Cuutor succeeded In landing in tho county Jail at daybreak yesterday morning Mrs Margaret Thorno who has boon defy ing tho law andlts ollicors for several years Mrs Thurue who is a giantess has been convicted frequently of soiling liquor with out a license Sho Is one of the best known oh a rue tors In tho Oharlestown region has tlui cooporatlon oftho Charlostown Tl who aro always toady to protect nor against the ollicors of the law Recently tlm ollinors succeeded In catching hor una but sho stripped herself almost to the skin aud then dared tho constables to carry hoc off They were unwilling to the ohaucos and roMrocl Sho was again indicted at tho last session of tho court and Tiulgo Glllet who has just fcakon his scat upon tho bonuh Issued an order for arrest Con stable Guutor to who tho order was given secretly gathered a largo posse and broke Into Margarets house shortly after mid Mrs Thorno was In bed at tho time but refused to got up and dress and when an attempt was m adoto pull hor outsho fought like a tigress and was helped by two of hor daughters who aro also amazons A third daughter had iu tho meantime gone to so tMiro the aid Of the Oharlostown Boforo that band reached tho house however tho woman had been bun dled into a blanket and taken lit a carriage tojall Sho has boon cursing and swearing over slnco that sho will bo revenged upon all concerned hi hor arrest A BANK TELLER MISSING PtTTSirnno March F McGregor toller of the Fourth National Bank and treasurer of a largo number ot secret ordore Is missing There Is a discrepancy In his accounts at tho bank TKEAStttiEK ARCHERS SHORTAGE ANNAPOLIS joint com mittee of tho House has been appointed to investigate Archers accounts The amount of shortage is supposed to be large Arch ers condition is serious and no one is al lowed to sop him other than his wife and daughter and tho attending physician AN INStJHANCE AGENTS SHORTAGE KANSAS Cmv March of tho insurance firm of Blake Starr has disappeared Bis partner saysthat Starr Is short S000 in his accounts with the State Investment and Insurattco Company of San Francisco and Burlington ofjlowa YIVK SHOTS AT A PRIEST BALTIMORE March 27 While Father Lonnlghan assistant pastor of St Catholic Church was performing a funeral ceremony this afternoon Sexton Richard McNIohols without a ward of warning fired five shots at him tliree of which took oQeot aud seriously wounded him Mc Nlohols was seized by the mournersand takento jail Ho is 25 years of ago The causo of tho shooting is Advices from Jefferson City Capo Girard ean and Charleston Missouri state tho storm was very severe aud at the latter place one life was lost a woman name not given At Mascouth Centervttlo and Ash vino and especially at the latter place the storm did considerable dumage PELTED WITH ANCIENT EGGS Tho Sad Mishap That BcfcU a Long Branch Belle LONG Dis San Francisco Clironicte Miss Lizzie Yau Notois one of the belles of North Long Branch Somo people think she too highly estimates her own attractiveness and hence sho is envied by many Last night while near her home sho was saluted with a fudllado of eggs that1 had outlived their usefulness The missiles came from bauds of young miscreants concealed be hind fences and trees With cries of alarm she ran screaming to hor homo A Sharp search was instituted for Miss Van the names of many of boon learned The ladys pot escaped being ait Tho affair was made when this afternoon Constable Woolley armed with White colored Solomon White his white half brother John Hennessy and George Bobbins the lutter two having parents of good repute An other story afloar is to the effect that the assault on Miss Van Note was because she had been receiving attentions from ari alleged married man now residing in Ashbury Park SouthAmerican Reciprocity NEW YORK March Posts Wash ington special says On the strength of an Intimation from representativesof theSouth American states In tho PanAmerican Con gress to such an end tho representatives of this country aro authorized iu the name of tho Secretary of State to make a proposi tion of absolute reciprocity to the represen tative of the South American countries It has transpired that iu tho debate on tho report of the committee on a customs union tho United States delegates upon authority of Secretary Blalne offered full reciprocity with the Argentine Republic Dr Saenz Pena the delegate from that country having advocated free trade in his minority report No offer of reciprocity was made to any other South American republics as was reported today Cheyenne Goes Wild CHEYENNE March to TRIB capital ran wild on receipt of tho news that tho House had acted favorably on tho Wyoming bill Tho celebration will last till morning Bands are playing men and women cheering and artillery and tiro works sounding All tho church bells aro ringing and prayer meetings of thanksgiving woro hold Realty values have advanced cent The ladles aro overjoyed LEADVILLBS ATTITUDE The Action of the Smelting Men Condemned LEADVILLE March Board of Trade has adopted resolutions declaring that the resolutions recently adopted by tho smeltor proprietors to the effoct thoro isa scarcity of lead ores mined at Lorulvillo to meet tho smelting require ments is without foundation and that their statement that tho cost of smelting is gradually incroaslug from year to voar is not in accordance with tho hicis The resolution further deoliires that tho mining industry of the West can host bo preserved by the imposition of a tariff on all silverload ores as proposed by tho committee and that without siioli tarill in any of tho mines will bo compelled to close down Tho telegrams sent East by the Harrison Reduction Works tho Arkansas Valley American and Elgin smelters do not express or embody the sentiments of that community that district nor of tho mines in it but are In direct opposition to tho wishes of the loading industry and of all men engaged in It Theresolution was wired to nhe Western members at Washington THE LOBSTJEK TROUBLES Newfoundland Fishermen Talk of Appealing to the United States NEWFOUNDLAND March Francisco Chronicle meeting called by tho high sheriff to protest against the AngloFrench modus Vivendi regarding tho lobster fisheries was hold in Bannerman Park Several thousandpersons wore in attendance and tho mooting was the largest ever held here Strong resolutions wore proposed by leading and denouncing French encroachments in tho territorial timo rights of Newfoundland The stars and stripes were displayed prominently at the demonstration and the catod an appeal to the United States inease England would not protect the rights of hor colony Similar meetings have been held at Harbor Grace Little Bay Burin and other principal places on tho island Great excite ment prevails Wouldnt Kiss the Bible March TRIBUNE Dis patch San Francisco Chronicle A stylish young woman had been sworn and had partially given in hor testimony before Judge Arnold when ono of the jurors ob jected on the ground that sho had not kissed tho After a breezy discussion between counsel Judge Arnold out the matter short by ordering tho witness to bo sworn with up lifted hand I am not said the this witness did not kiss the book I would not do it cither a dirty book like that This custom Is a relic of idolatry and the sooner it is abolished tho better it will be I did not think this witness kissing Uio book because she intended to lie but be cause it Is a dirty book and out of regard for her person and her A FOKCIBLE ARGUMENT The Expediency of a Wedding Set Forth by a Revolver SPIUINGFIEDD March Francisco Chrontcle Henry Woissel a wellknown citizen chased Moses Foreman through the main streets1 of the town today with a Foreman managed to oludo Ills pursuers for Foreman is a young man and is the leader of a band hero Ho has been paying atten tion to Welssels daughter Alice a pretty girl 18 years old Weissel claims that Fore man betrayed his daughter and that was the cause of the street scene After tho street episode the went to the probate judges office and pro cured a license for the marriage of FOreman and his daughter Going to Foremans place of business he thrust a revolver in his faco produced the license and told Fore roan to swear he would marry the Foreman dropped on his knees as paleas a corpse and begged for mercy Friends in terfered and the weapon was from tho man who swears that Foremanshall marry tho girl He will probably do so LiOUISVILLE BADLY HURT A Report That it is Partly Gone and 15OO Persons CHICAGO March a is ru mored Louisville been swept away by a cyclone andthere has been serious loss of lifo The report is not yet confirmed and it willbe very difficult to get information although every effort is being tho wires to Louisville from everydirection have been down since early this evening NEW YORK March a report just received here says tho chief operator ot tho Western Union Company at Louis vine has arrlvod Jeffersonville Ind across the river from ville Ho reports terrible Destruction there almost tho entire portion of tho city of Louisville being in rains and 1000 to 1500 supposed to have been killed This information it is said to come rallroud wire between Jeffersonville and In Another Nihilist LOOTON March Dailu Telegraphs St Petersburg correspondent reports that the authorities have discovered military conspiracy to The Temperature Orleans 6S St Louis 4S Cincinnati Chicago 34 Winnipeg Jfc STATEHOOD FOB WYOMING Utahs Fair Neighbor Will Come into the Union MR SPRINGERS FOOLISH REMARKS Senator Edmunds Expresses Himself on Trusts Combinations and Trades Opposes the AntiTrust Pension Measure WASHINGTON March the Senate the House bill amending the census act to allow special agents a day for subsistence when traveling was passed A bill was passed authorizing tho Secre tary of War to purchase 2500 tents to shelter people driven out by the Hoods in tho Mis sissippi valley Among the bills reported and placed on the calendar wore the following The Sen ate bill to reorganize and establish the cus toms collection district of Puget sound the House bill for the retirement of John C Fremont as a majorgeneral The Senate bill appropriating ad ditional for a lightship for tho mouth of tho Columbia river was passed The Senate bill suspending for one year tho statutes requiring steamers to be pro vided with certain lifesaving appliances guns for throwing Hues passed The antitrust bill was then taken up When the amendment accepting from the prohibitions of the law combinations of workmen aud farmers carno up Edmunds spoke at some length lie favored going as fur as the Constitution permitted in suppressing and breaking up monopolies Tho people could nobshut thoir eyes to tho fact that if cap ital combined if great industrial establish ments combined to regulate wages the workmen also combined to defend them selves and so this country and other countries for the last forty years had been turned Into great oampsas oppositions where there ought to be only one camp of cooperatlxe friends Washington where Congress has extensive jurisdiction all tho trades had combinations which were armed camps making aggressive warfare against tho rest of mankind Edmunds cited as au incident the ctiso of a skilled printer who wanted tho public printing office but could not be hired as he did not belong to a particular combination The public printer was threatened with a strike if tho employed If this sort of thing werenot didnt know what tyranny was Edmunds went on to argue if labor combinations put up wages 50 per cent tho people whoowned the mines and furnaces a right to combine to protect to get such prices as would nrnkovup for tbo Increased cost of production Hebelieved it were bettor to of grinding monop olies than to attemptito step over the boundary lino established and maintained between Congress and the legislative powers of tho attires Platt nlso attacked the bill A motion by Walthallto refer amendments to the Judiciary Committee to report back in twenty days was then agreed to The Senate bill granting pensions to ex uad sailors incapacitated for man ual labor andto dependent de ceased soldiers and sailors was taken up and Plumb arguedin favor of his amend ment made some time ago extending the to all who served three months or more etc Berry opposed as another formof tho Service Pensiou bill Davis of the Committee on Pensions also opposed it He was not ready to go to tho oxtonli of pensioning everybody irrespective ol dependence The bill reported by tho committee would make an appropriation of iu addition to the now needed Plumbs amendment was rejected and the bill went over Tho House Adaiisslon bill for Wyoming was ordered printed Adjourned House WASHINGTON March House met at 11 oclock iu continuance of Wednesdays session The Wyoming Admission bill was again taken up Outhwaite Ohio opposed the bill upon the ground of insufficiency of population Buckalem antagonized the measute declaring that it was a bribe held out to Congress by the local officeseeking element In the Territory McAdoo N said the constitution of Wyoming if not the worst ever adopted was abreast of the Springer said it was the major ity as an excuse for the small vote cast for theconstitution that a driving snow and a tremendous gale kept the people from the polls He created much merriment on the Democratic side by quoting from tho re turns to show that the tremendous gale had been a gentle breeze of one mile an hour and tho driving snow storm dwindled down to a small flurry Grosvenor Ohio said tho Democratic party since tho fall of slavery and since it had ceased to admit States In keep up the policy of slavery always opposed the admissionof States Tho hostility was either open and declared as now or covert or insinuated as in tho Fiftieth Congress All this the policy of the Demo cratic party On the question of woman suffrage he called attention to the fact that there was nothing Iu tho Constitution which preventnd any State from providing for such suffrage A vote here in favor of the ad mission of Wyoming by no means meant that the voter was an adherentof female suffrage a doctrine which he was much alarmed At 1 oclock the previous question was ordered Springer on behalf of tho minority offered an amendment provid ing tliat another convention be called under authority of Congress 131 nays 138 Dunnell and Sherman N voted Democrats in the affirmative Springer then offered au amendment pro viding for an election in Wyoming on the Tuesday afterthe first Monday of November next for a Representative to the Fiftyfirst and1 Fiftysecond Congresses andState and judicial officers that the constitution be voted upon and if the vote were against female suffrage chat feature to be elimin ated 133 nays 130 Dunnell and Van Schaack Wisconsin voting the Democrats Springer offered an amendment striking out the clause of the WyomingConstitution providing for female suffrage yeas 133 nays 138 Dunnell and NewJersey voting with the Democrats Breckenridge Kentucky moved to recom mit the bill The bill was then 139 This was a strict party vote except that Dunnell voted with the Democrats Springer said the bill gave the Mormons the right of suffrage The Idaho bill deprived the Mormoms of the right to vote The Teason was that In Wyoming the Mormons voted with the Republicans while iu Idaho was suspected that they voted the Demo cratic ticket He believed that the Mormons of Utah wouldvote with the Bepubllcans the theVother side would rail through for the ad that Territory The House then went into Committee on the Whole on the Army Appropriation bill The bill was read and without action the committe rose and the House adjourned Clarksou to Resign BALTIMORE March San Francisco Chronicle Series Assistnut PostmasterGeneral Clarkson came over to this city yesterday with Post master Johnson The Sun of tomorrow will say It can be stated authoritatively that First Assistant PostruasterGouoral Clarkson will resign at no late day When Clarkson accepted office it was with the understanding that ho would leave it at the ecd of the Return of the American Duchess NEW YORK March Dis Francisco Chronicle Duchess of Mrs Louis C Hamersley is a passenger of the White Star Hue steamship This will be tho first visit of tho lady TO her native heath since her marriage to George Chas Spencer Churchill a little over a year ago Jhero are many strange rumors afloat as to tho object of the Duetiosses return and In several directions it is hiuted that the lady is coming here to raise more funds The Duke has heon spendiug a great deal of money lately it is said and is now in need of a fresh supply Tho acquaintances of the lady deny this story and say that she Is coining merely to pay a visit which was promised before she went abroad CROOKED TAMMANY BRAVES AN EXPOSE OF LUDTOW STREET JAIL PRACTICES A Newspaper Koporter Has Himself Ar rested aud Purchases His Freedom from the A California Victim NEW YORK March TRIBUXB Dis San Francisco Chronicle Sev eral weeks ago the Jfarald sent one of its men to Ludlowstreet jail to find out whether the reports were true that Warden McGonigal and others exacted large fees from prisoners for temporary liberty and other such favors Tho reporter had him self arrested in u civil action involving 57000 and being sent to Ludlowstreet jail found out much more than had ever been expected For paid the warden he was allowed to goto the theater tho first night after his arrest n ml for S10 paid to an assistant he spent the afternoon with his best girl The story was published and from it has grown the unexpected revelations which led to tho indictment of several of tho sherilfs officials all prominent in Tammany Young Napoleon Ives testified during the inves tigation that he had paid ns high as 5250 a week for meals and comforts in the prison aud in eighteen mouths had laid out just in this way One of the victims of the was a San Franciscan named F A Fox of 137 Montgomery street Fox is a railroad man and obtaineda patent ou a carcoupler which is regarded as very valuable He was stopping at the Hotel Motiopole in this city last January with wife Suit was beguu against him in tho Supreme Court for au in terest in the invention Somo of tho papers in the action were served ou Fox on January 21st and at that time he was told that a u order of arrest had been issued against him He paid no attention to it aud went about the city attending so bis business It was known to counsel for tho plaintiff where he etitiid bo found and no concealment was attempted by him as to his movements but it was not till the evening of tho 22ud of January that the threatened arrest was made at tha hotel About 7 in the evening Fox sent word to his attorney Bennett that McGonigal had come to the hotel to arrest him Bennett who tells the story at once went to the hoteland found matters as stated Well price I asked Mc Gonigal Hesaid It would cost my client Si 00 to keep outi of Ludlowstreet jail that night I told McGonigal It was downright thievery Dont pay it said Mc Gonigal and he addedthat if he did uot got his price he would take Fox otf to jail right away I advised my client not to pay S3 00 or any money at all for it was nothing more than a blackmailing scheme I tried my best to get Fox to go to jail than sub mit to extortion He might have taken my advice but his wife sister and some other relatives were nt the hotel aud he was willing to make some sacviliee I called Me Gonigal all the names I could think of but he did not seem to mind itja bit Finally when it beoamo evident that nothing else could be done Fox gave him S100 In I gave the money to Mc Gonigal who to let him stay out of jail until 4 oclock the next afternoon After that he said he would make a reduction and would charge only per day for keeping him out McGonigal talked about the transaction openly and there was no secret around the hotel of what was going on but after ho got tho money McGonigal said Now dont squeal on me will I told him to put theblaok mailing money in his pocket and keep It if it would do him any good for I would nor attempt to get it away from him again When I objected to paying so much money McGonigal declared that he only get S2S out of the The next day the case Vas dismissed by order of the Supremo Court holding that the section of the code did not apply to this VALUABLE RELICS LOST A Precious Collection of Documents Stolen at Chicago CHICAGO TRIBUXE San Francisco Chronicle No trace of the cornerstone of the old Douglas Univer sity containing box relics arid me morials stowed away more than thirty years ago has been found by the men who have been tearing down the structure and this morning when the contractors got three feet below the surface of the ground all hope of finding the relics was given up This fact Is a source of great disappointmentto many of the old Alumni ot the University and also to the Historical Society which was to have been presented with the pre cious relics In the box were papers and documents some of them drawn up by Stephen A Douglas relating to the history of the institution besides coins newspapers and other relics aud memorials interesting to the present time Itisthdnght now be yond a doubt that the box was stolen while the building wasrin course of erection GeneralCrooks Estate CHICAGO Ills March Letters of ad the estate ol General Crook were granted to Lieutenant Kennan The estate consists chiefly of war of an aggregate value of Gould in Mexico CITY March Jay Gould and party aro in this city Gould says he is not here oil business but tor pleasure The Im pression prevails that intends bailding a transcontinental line which will tap the United Gould will be received by 1 President Diaz Blames Wedding VALUE OF A ROYAL PLEDGE The Czar to Violate Ills Ancestors Solemn Promise DESPOTIC POWEB OVER A FREE STATE The Strange Presented in Liberties of the Fins to Be Constitutional Government Under the Czar LONDON March THIBPNE Sac Francisco From Fin land comes news that the Czar is preparing to abolish the llborties of hat country where for eighty yours tho spectacle been presented of a free state subject to the most despotic power in iho civilized world In I SOO the first Alexander gave a solemn pledge that ho would respect the tion of Finland newly subjected to Russia So far the pledge hus been Uept although similar promises mndo to Poland by the same Alexander were violated The is Grand Duke of Finland and head of the State He for life tho members of the Senate or upper House whoso duties are those of a high court of justice and ad ministrative counsel the legislative author ity being vested in the Diet an elective body in which all classes of population aro represented and which is called together every five years It Is tho existence of this Landtag or Parliament that excites the jealousy aud animosity of tho ruling powers of Tho Russiau people who notwithstanding all obstructions aud restrictions are every day growing in intelligence have before them tho remarkable example of a conquered province enjoying a constitutional govern ment while they thomscvcs arc absolutely denied anyvoice in their own affairs They have also before thorn the fact Mint the Czar the spiritual head of tho Russian church Is the sovereign of a country in which the established church is the Evangelical Lutheran AH these circumstances tend to glvo color 1o the belief now prevalent in Finland that tho pledge of Alexander the first is soon to be broken that the liberties of tho countryare to bo ground under the common despotism which prevails throughout the remainder of the Po strong Is this belief that emigration from the country has received a tremendous impulse Another motive for Russian jealousy is the tho close relation between tho ruling classes of r in land and Sweden Swedish is tho official language of Finland Even today tho Swedes regard tho loss of Finland in much the same spirit as theFrench do the sever ance of Alsace and Lorraine There is reason to believe that the Russian Government is encouraging the emigration of tho Swedish Fins with a view to get rid of an element that is a menace to Russian designs The former restrictions on emi gration have boen practically removed and tho exodus goes ou increasing every day SNOW THUNDER AND WINOi A SAMPLE OF BEAUTIFUL SPRING EAST OF THE ROCKIES Francisco The Sun says the marriage of i Margaret Blalne and Walter pamrbscnjwilltate place on the 17th s 1 Severe Snows Throughout tuo N Tclctraph Wires Down Traffic Im Serious Colorado Explosion SoSQUEnANNA March A train on the Erie railroad killed three miltdressed men at Red Rock this morning They are unidentified but are believed to be export burglars who cracked a safe in jpiughmip ton N last night The men killed at Red Rock were not out were three brothers Piedrlck John and Henry Blakcslce of New York Henry disappeared some months ago The other brothers threw up their jobs went in search of him They had just found him and were renrning home when killed A DISCOORAGINrt OUTLOOK ST Lotus March of tho lower Mississippi steamers report much distress in the overflowed districts south of Memphis and the outlook for the next crop Is discouraging Should tho water not drain off by the fast of April it will seriously in terfere with planting HIGH WINDS IN MISSOURI ST LOOIP March There was a severe rainstorm and high wind in this city this afternoon but beyond a few signs blown down no damage was done From various points in the State come reports of a storm but none so far are of a very serious nature the most damage being done at Webb City and Carthage A special from Olncy received tonigfit says the storm was very severe there unroofing houses overturning barns and wrecking windows and chimneys Nc loss of life Advicesfrom Oluey say the Josses on buildings fences a re fully Among tho buildings damaged were the public school and the Methodist Church Tho storm seemed to gather strength It struck the houses all parallel with it being completely demolished One family sought safety in the cellar escaped un hurt The adjoiniog residences of Drs Mar shall and Morse were badly damaged The residence of Mrs Mathes was lifted from its foundation and crushed burying the family in the ruins All escaped serious injury save Mrs Mathes who lies in a critical condition Many other bouses were considerably damaged The dwelling of John Bourell was blown completely a way not si vestige of it remains A twostory frame building oc cupied by Mrs Sponsler as a millinery shop was demolished and Mrs Sponsler buried in the ruins She is seriously injured and may uot recover The streets a desolate appearance being filled with debris HEAVY THUJTDER AKD RALN CINCINNATI March There was a heavy thunder and storm in this city this evening lasting two hours It extended south and southwest through Kentucky Southern Indiana and Southern Illinois and Middle and Western Tennessee Wire com munication Is entirely interrupted tonight by the storm Meager news from the upper Ohio valley reports rain falling everywhere SNOW AT srotrx CITY Sioux CITY March The snowstorm here today was the heaviest of the season Trains are delayed and on some roads abandoned All the transit lines of the city are blocked The snow is drifting badly to night A CHICAGO EXPLOSION CHICAGO March A disastrous explo sion occurred this evening In the Chicago Sugar Refinery Companys plant at Taylor and Beach streets Laborers knowd to be entombed and sixteen other men injured Workmen are missing at a lateliour tonight Tho explosion occurred in the starch drying room and is supposed to have been caused by spontaneous combustion A similar explosion occurred a year ago resulting in fatal Injury to one man The building where the explosion occurred to day is a twostory separated from the main building wereVat in the starchroora Without warning there came a tremendous renort followed by flames of fire and the rumbling of falling timoers jxrtiOBS ot building and machinery were hurled and the workmen woro buried beneath tho mass of deftris which took tire Tho 200 men em ployod in the main building wore panic stricken uiil rushed into the street as rap idly as possible The cries ot their Impris oned fellowworkmen brought thvm to their souses aud with tho aid of eighteen tire engine crews the tiro was subdued the bleeding victims aro being eared for in tho companys laboratories All sorts of wli1 rumors tlow about tho cuy and for a time it was understood that vho msiin building was wivekod aud scores killed Thousand of people hastened to vho scone among them tho wives mothers children of t he employes These latter fought their way ho mass of spec tators and clamored for admission to the Louis Neirshorst was tho victim whosa injuries wore fatal General Manager lehr and Foreman lloboldtwore fearfully burned about tho face aud hands Tho cither men while painfully burned and bruised ire not thought to bo In dangor of death Tho pe cuniary loss by tho explosion is about Si A GENEI8AT STOUM CHICAGO March severe storm which reached here at ioon has been gen eral throughout tho Northwest Snow fejl heavily this afternoon for an hour and thoti turned into rain and sleet accompanied by a furious gale Telegraph service toulghc Is crippled in all directions DAMAGED BY HAlf ANT WIND CAtno March wind aud hail storm passed over Cairo this afternoon No damage was done here Considerable dam ago is reported from Birds Point whore it is reported that several bouses woro wrecked Also along the lino of tho Ohio Railroad ii tho wires from this city aro down and there are no chances to obtain furMior information SNOW IN KANSAS KANSAS CITY March stxarm of severe intensity prevailed throughout Kansas and Southwestern Missouri today It follows a season of warm spring weather Snow is reported from somo portions of Western Kansas but the fall was not heavy Tho velocity of the wind was extraordinary for such a longcontinued storm At Wichita it blew forty miles an hour did considerable damage Tho water works partly demolished and William Eakin was fatally injured In tho northern part of the city where tho wind was free several buildings were demolished Tho telegraph wires aro generally prostrated At Abilene tho wind was not so severe but considerable damago was done Tni NOKTIIWKST MINNEAPOLIS March re ports from points in Minnesota Dakota and Iowa show that a general snowstorm prevailed during tho day The storm was most severe in Northern Iowa where rail way traffic is impeded aud stock will suffer to somo extent In Dakota the wet snow is regarded as a great benefit to tho crops bo ing seeded Tho temperature at all points is but little below freezing point EIGHT INCHES Oir SNOW LINCOLN March storm throughout Nebraska is extraordinarily se vere lor this season Tho wind blows at a high rate and snow is falling rapidly Tho snow is so wot however that it does Hot drift badly but causes much delay to travel being four to eight inches deep and trains arc delayed from three to five hours No damage is reported by the high winds TUTS BLIZZARD MILWAUKEE March first blizzard of the season Is raging in this vioinlny to night The wind is blowing furiously aud the snow is drifting so badly that the street car lines bad to suspend traiYU AN ILLINOIS ZEPHYR CAIRO March tornado struck the town of Metropolis this evening doing great damage to Many houses were blown down but no loss of life has been as yet reported Mill Creek mills were visited consider able damage is reported The down for miles and no further information can be obtained tonight FORTY MILES AN HOUR DUBUQUE March heavy wind and snowstorm has been raging since noon Tho wind is blowing forty miles an hour Tha temperature is freezing and traftic is greatly Impeded VIUJARDS NEW PROJECT His Railway to be Transformed Into a Banking Concern BOSTON March Francisco Chronicle Is the intention of Henry Villarcl to transform tha Oregon Transcontinental Company Into a giant banking corporation It is declared here To this end be has secured a charter in the State of Washington for his new com pany which will have all the valuable rights and franchises of the present Oregon Transcontinental Villard is much impressed with the great possibilities in the field of electricity aud one of the prime of the new company will bo the furnishing of money to the Edi son company and other electrical enter prises in which Villard and his friends ara Interested The new company will still re tain an interest in the Northern Pacific road and will act as banker for that concern and its dependent corporations It is possible that consolidation of the electric manufac turing interests of the United States Edi son Spraguc Westinghoiiso and Thomson Houston companies may be attempted by the companies succeeding the Oregon Trans continental A Deserted Baron CHICAGO March Dispatch San Francisco Chronicle German baron is an applicant for a divorce in the circuit court He is Toaehim Franc Baron Von Rose and is in this country as a rep resentative of a German syndicate wjhicb owns large tracts of timber land In em In 18S4 he married Francisco Von Wilden in Kentucky Seven wonths later she went hbrue w Berlin on a has since refused to come back or to answer her husbands letters A 3OClock Alarm A circus wagon belonging to a traveling show exhibiting on West Temple street near Grant stable was discovered m flames about 3 oclock this rnora The fire department was called out and the flames extingmsbed be fore any serious damage was done A light uad carelessly been left burning m the wagon which is supposed to have caused the A Rare Watch A New York man Nathan B Warren ta the possessor of a watch which is a rare specimen of European workmanship and art fo accurate history of the watch ex ists beyond Its record as au heirloom m the WarreSfamily The date of facture is not known although it can be traced back 175 years The movement inscribed Augustin LHccke Ereidbcrgy in German text and is one of the finest ma terial and workmanship The dial Is orna mented with the figures of woman in oldtime German cos tome and iears the inscription in old Continental text The cases silver of antique but highly artistic mentation An outer and carved hornback with open this valuable old relic wear and tear of service The v vided with aningeniously arranged beU which strikes the hour by a 10 stroke and the quarter hours by a m a sligbtly altered key It stake at any time and as often tneowner maywish to push tho thmbusprtas vided for the purpose ;