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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - May 12, 1890, Salt Lake City, Utah CIRCULATION EXCEEDING In tide City Combined THE MOST EXTENSIVE In the mountain Regions VOL 185 SALT LAKE CITY UTAH MOKDAY MAY 12 1S90 PRICE FIVE CENTS FATE WORSE THAN DEATH Barbarous Treatment of Irish Dyna miters In English Prisons THE AMERICAN CONGRESS DENOUNCED An FnffliHh Writer CallM Jt a TToufle of u Poliwhod Son of tho Desert in u Dungeon LONDON May Dispatch Wan Francisco Chronicle World correspondent cables TH ft vory way sensa tional is tho Book report Issued today by tho special committee appointed to In quire Into tho cruel troatmOntof dynamiters confined in Chatham Prison Tho Tory wnvspapors Ignore it of the Irish party intend to ralwo a vigorous debate In tho Com upon it arid got tho details buforo tho public in that way Tho report admits tho complaints of tho dynamiters being tmitcd with special severity to havo Ixxsii sustained although tho action of tho prison author I tltH in treating thorn so Is Jus tified by tho on Ltie ground that tho olltjnses for which they woro sentenced deserved It Tho evidence shows that John Daly Egan and Or Gallagher havo experienced tho utmost brutality at tho hands of tho prison wardens Tlioy woro punished severely for trivial broaches of prison discipline In tho OKHd of Daly particularly after MIS refusal to porlure at the Instigation of Plgott arid the Jlmw ho was subjoctod groator harshness than boforo IIo was poisoned with dosoi of holladonna on thrco Occasions but Lho cornrnlttuo have reported that Mils was purely tho result of an ac cident Tho cornmlttoo say that ttiumon who woro convicted In Scotland should bo changed to a Scotch prison so that they may roooivo tho of tholr friends to which they aro entitled udder the rules arid which tho tanco and tho poverty of tholr relatives luyvo prevented thorn from receiving report on tho whole shows that oon Ufimriont in any English prison for an of conuuotud with Irish politics In any way Is far worse than an Immediate aon tiuioo of doaCJi TI1K AJfEKlCAtr ItOUSK O1T TIIIKVK8 A highclassLiberal organ In an article under th hosuling A House of comments upon tho rejection of tho International Copyright bill by tho American Congress Tho article holds that tho nation whfjOh permits dishonest treat ment authors Is one for which tho olvll world Is Justified in fooling a profound contempt English continues tho writer ought to clooUno to accord tho usual inter national courtesies to any American visitor who Is as having given his sup port to tho disgraceful vote In tho House of KopmUMitatlvos No club should opon its doors to him no person should offer him This Is protty severe language but it roaily represents tho opinion of tho pooplo A MJHSlONAUr DMNOUNCT23 Robert Lou Is Stovonson in a lottor ad drossod to tho llov Mr Hyde of Honolulu outers an onorgotlo defense of tho late Kov Mr Damlon tho famous missionary among tho tho Sandwich Islands against Mr llydos declarations that tho leprosy of wolch Kov Mr Damion Hod was diu to his vices and his personal unolennllnoss not only defends Darn Ions char acter from tho aspersions of ilydo but at tacks llydos character and conduct and chargeshim with living a llfn of ologant ease as a swell missionary occupying a fino house with tho most luxurious sur roundings and keeping safety away from tho lepers and diseased poor lo Kov Mr PanJo a was a typo of tho ost renunciation of all tho comforts of and was crownad with tho glory of saintly while working In tho midst of horrors and surrounded by tho worst forms of human misery Stovonson although ho Is hlmsolf a Pres byterian goes so far as to denounce tho Presbyterian missionaries generally for as ho alleges tholr avoidance of anything like sol sacrifice Iu thoir labors Ho declares that Damlou was a man of pure and blame less llfo and that Llydos charges aro based j on tho opon slanders and obscene gossipof tho drinking houses of Apia und llonoluli Tho lottor Is a motlol of Stevensons incisive stylo AOAINST OSHEA Tho Master of tho KoUs for Ireland has authorized a writ against Captain who someMmo ago brought an action for divorce against his Mr Parnoll as corespondent to enforce tho provisions of Mrs OS aoiis marrlikgusottleiuont nuuftj In US07 and to compel Captain OShoa to transfer to hor certain Inturosts which aro moutionod by tho bankruptcy proceeding which havo boon broughtagainst him A SON Ofc1 THK DKSKUT AT ROMK ROME May to Now York tho most notable porsonagos havo recently oomo to the Eternal City Is tho notorious JHoussaolAkkail who is as known on tho boulevards at Paris and on the Plnco at Rome as ho Is In tho north western portion of tho African continent Strikingly handsome refined and educated ho Is as much at homo in tho salon of tho French grand damo tho boudoir of tho lotniiaondo or tho smoking room of an ex clusive metropolitan club as ho is in tho tont of tho Tesort Chief or tho mud hut of Abyssinian Ills knowledge of tho world bo gauged by tho fact that for fifteen ho has boon accustomed to transmit all of his illgotton wealth to England and that tho whole of his largo fortune is In tho safekeeping of tho Bank of England It Is doubtful however whether he will over bo ablo to dorivo any personal benefit from tho result of his foresight in monoy matters for ho arrived horo heavily chained on board an Italian manofwar and now lies In ono of fho terrible circular colls of tho groat San Stefano Prison whore he Is to spend tho remainder of his life In solitary confinement Thoro are many who freely wager that within a fow years ho will Und or other to recover his lib erty and they base tholr opinion in tho mat jior on the wonderful manner In which ho has always until now boon ablo to wrlgglo out of a difficulty even of a more serious naturo than those in which ho now finds hlmsolf excited his surprise Struggle as thny ho snys tiio farmers must continue to be purchasers and consumers of number loss things enhanced In cost by tho tariff Surely they have a right to insist that this last shall not bo increased for tho purpose of collecting unnecessary revenue or to givo undue advantage to do The plea that the Infant Indus tries noed a protection which Impoverishes tho farmers and consumers National advantages and skill and tho Ingenuity of our people a hollow pretext The plausible pretext of tho blessing of a homo market should not de ceive tho Impoverished agriculturalists no market for them which docs not take Its instructions from tho seaboard and the seaboard transmits the word of tho for elgrrmarkets Mr Cleveland expresses tho pleasure at seeing the farmers arousing themselves to tarIfl reform THE WAGES OF SIN TIIAGIC FATK OF A CKAUTUrUT CAL I1OKXJA W03IAN An IJoodlcj Man Mur orod Ovtr Forty Moonslilnor Kuld TORONTO May Dis Francisco Chronicle Torrauoe committed suicido tills afternoon in a swell gambling don at 89 Young street In this city Siio was a beautiful woman of education and refinement Her mother lives In California andIs very wealthy Ida married a lawyer In Bullalo N but sorno years after deserted him for a Mon treal commercial traveler The drummer In turn deserted hor after which site camo to Toronto and lived with Frank Mooro a professional gambler at the address above givorj Thore the wealthy young mon of tho city mot nightly to play poker A fow days ago ono of those visitors camo to tho house accompanied by a woman who turned out to bo Idas sister Tho mooting was a shock to both and undoubtedly was tho cause of Idas suicide Moore had tnado arrango monls to rnarry Ida and go to British Columbia with hor and live a now llfo and everything wtis in readiness for tho Journey This afternoon ho camo to tho house to find hor dying from tho oJFoolis of laudanum AX EXCITING UOOnrwK TOIAL j MADRON May Council Chamber was tho scone of a sonsattonal opl sodo lash night The regular monthly mooting of tho Council was in session and had for its special order tho consideration of tho charges of boodlolsm and olllclal mal foasarco preferred against King and Shoasby Chief Engineer Hughes of tho city lire department and Olllcor John Lewis of tho police force by a select committee of which Mayor Bashford was chairman Those charges grow out of a contract for tho purchase of a thousand foot of hose by tho city frohi the Northwestern Rubber Com pany of Chicago Tho committee on In vestigation found that tho Northwestern Companyhad presented Chief Hughes with a draft for und King ono for S25 after tho doal was consummated Tho committee further alleged that Alderman Sboasby and Olllcor Lewis had guilty knowledge of the transaction and recommended that all four bo removed from tholr olllclal positions When tho accused wero called on to ap poar for trial tho Shorlllf of tho county ap peared with orders from tho District Court restrainingMayor Hushford who presided and tho members of tho Council from pro ooodlng to hoar charges ontho grounds that they had not boon legally formulated Mayor Bash ford forbid Sheriff Vornon to corno into tho council chamber and when ho did so commanded Chief of Poliuo Adams to eject him A struggle ensued and tho Sher iff was put out In the meantime tho Sheriffs deputy gob In and secured survloJ ou a number of tho Aldormon Finally tho Sheriff roontorod tho chamber oallud upon all tho citizens present to assist him as a posso ooinltatus in tho service of the writs A acoiio of tho ut and excitement followed and a general light was narrowly averted Fi nally tho writs wore served and tho Sheriff and the accused withdrew from tho cham ber Thou City Attorney OConnor under di rection of tho Mayor proceeded to make a longargurnout In arraignment of tho al logodboodlors tho Council sitting as a trial board In splto of tho Courts injunction ITALIAN GREAT IS THE KANSAS HOG He Demands the Free Importation of Silver lead Ore WESTERN CONGRESSMEN ALARMED Wincloms Silver Corner Story Ridi Silver Debate to Be Opened by Jones sirable Immigrants from Mexico and Canada YORK May Marruocola and Francisco Mlohauli Italian laborers aro lying In tho Chambers Street Hospital With others they played cards and drank until a lato hour last night On their way homo they cut and hacked each other horribly ono with a stlllotto and tho other with a razor SATVT LAKE TRIBUNE BUHEATJ 517 Fourteenth Street WASHINGTON D 11 1800 Tho TreasuryDepartment Is ostentatiously advertising thefact last purchase of silver was not of American production and Is hinting that there Is already a cor ner formed to advaneo tho price of that mottil Tlio charge Is so absurd that It Is everywhere hooted at Silver is advancing by reason of tho fact that legislation to rehabilitatesilver is now conceded to bo a certainty It Is equally certain that such legislation will bo enacted In tho face of tho strongest opposition from Mr Windom and his satellites JOKAD AND THE KANSAS 11OO The flglit on the lead ore duty began on Saturday in tho House and will be bitterly contested The Western Delegates and are seriously alarmed over tho Tho smelting interests have a strong Kansas Oity lobby here and the Farmers Alliance of Kansas is claiming that 40 per cent ol her hog product is ex changed for Mexican load ores and that tho duty will destroy her trade with Mexico Senator Teller and Representative Townsond of Colorado Representative Carter and Dele gate Dubols are working like Trojans to stem tho tide which scorns to in The Kansas Influence is likely to capture Sen ators Tlumb and the upper house No pains should bo spared by the mining in terests to forward statistics at once of tho ability of Westernmines to furnish fluxing ores THE CONailESSIONATj PROORAHME WASHINGTON May programme for the week In Congress may be briefly stated Silver In the Senate and Tariff in the Senator Jones of Nevada will open tho debate1 on tho Silver bill at 2 oclock tomorrow afternoon Tho debate Is expected to last at least a week and probably longer la tho House the tariff debate will con tinue all tho week It will bo under what is known as tho liveminute rule and every memberwhodesires to talk and who was not able to participate will bo given an opportunity to state his views briefly Assistant Secretary Tlchenor has written a letter to the House Committee on Appropriations in regard to the Im migration laws and tho Chinese Exclusion act Ho calls attention fact that while tho immigrant law prohibits the landing in this country of convicts lunatics idiots and paupers who comeby water in any description it fails to moot the case of immigrants of this char actor who outer the country by land from contiguous territory Tho Department has received reports that a largo num ber of those people recently en tered tho country1 from Mexico and Canada Tlchonor suggests an amendment to tho law to proveuta continuance of this of kind immigration Ho rcccommends an increased appropriation for tho enforcement of tho Allen Contract Labor law and tho Chinese Exclusion act and also that the Sec rotary bo authorized to return to China at Government expense all Chinamen found in violation of the when completed it will not materially benefit irrigation as shown by abundant evidence of engineers The at tempt of Major Powell to use the necessities of the people to Irrigate their land as an ex cuse for vast appropriations for another purpose is very unfortunate You will ob servo that tho majority report calls atten tion to this matter In 1SS8 was appropriated for topographical surveys and for irrigation surveys In 18S9 was again appropriated for topo graphical surveys and for irrigation surveys MISUSE OF MO3TEV Major Powell disregarded the law mak ing these appropriations and used by far j the larger part of tho money appropriated for tho irrigation survey for topography Tt is a familiar rule of law that when Congress makes specific appropriations for two dif ferent purposes tho appropriations shall be kept distinct and used for tho purpose des ignated In the law I am sorry that Major Powell has placed himself above the law and has misapplied tho money in contempt of tho express provisions of tho acts of Con gress statement given to tho the Geological Survey that the bill reported by tho majority of tho committee Is in favor of monopoly and that of thominority is in favor of tho people is so far from being ac curate that there is not ascintilla of truth in it Tho majority bill dedicates tho Irri gable lands to homesteads alone whereas tho minority bill places all the public lands whether irrigable or nob practically at tho disposition and under tho control of the Director of tho Geological Survey Nothing can bo hone for the people without his im perial consent Tho idea of tho majority of the committee is that the Western States and Territories must be developed by the peo ple if at all and that this is not a paternal Government to have such vast interestsIn trusted to the control of one man The Di rector of tho Geological Survey under tho plea that the people can net bo trusted has already secured the withdrawal of alarge portion of the Irrigable lands in the West effect of the bill of the minority if passed into a law would withdraw them all until tho Director should soo fit to allow thp people to occupy them A UNION PACIFIC WRECK The Fast Mail Train Ditched far Aspen Wyoming ONE OF THE OLDEST ENGINEERS KILLED The Furious Tornado at Demolished Every Building in Its Cyclones and Tornadoes at Other Places UNWARRANTED ASSERTIONS Tho statement that tho bill of the major ity of the committee is in the interest of cattlemen is tho most unwarranted asser tion imaginable One of the evils com plained of by settlers is the men have taken posession of the land along the streams and have denied access to the water thereby monopolizing vast regions and preventing settlers from watering their stock Tho bill of tho majority contains a provision that tho under such regulations as may be prescribed by the State shall be reserved to on and others occupying the from the streams to roach tho water for tho pur pose of watering tholr for domes tic purposes This is according com mon law and according tothe usage of evfry civilized country in theworld This pro vision was intended to prevent the monopoly of water and tho exclusion of settlers from access The report furnished by the Geological Survey seizes upon this and de clares that it is in tho cattlemen and monopoly It Is strange that soplaln a provision in the Interest of the bo thus misrepresented by the Geological Survey It is possible however that the Geologi cal Surrey has pablicatiphijfor ttie purpose of forestalling public opinion an4diverting atteutibrjtfrom of tiio money of the Govornmpnt 1 farmers West and thoir be made building up a vast buijeriuooracy and for the borieutof scientists or pretended any other sot of men who have no interest In agriculture or in the perity of the people CLEVELAND STILL AT IT This Time It Is a Letter to tho Ohio Farmers PITTSBURO May 11 A special from Stoubonville says that a few weeks ago the corresponding secretary of a local lodge of the Farmers Alliance wroto to ox President Cleveland enclosing u copy of the declaration of purposes of the Alliance and asking Clevelands views also on the proteotiretariff Cleveland hasreplied at some In tho course of his says thp e country have shown to the adj uatmont the tariff system and tho lch they have tteen led away f rom a sober of their needs and rights have j FOUTY CKNlS LA CROSSK May W Ol son was killed this afternoon by a blow in by a bartender at Dowoy Olsons refusal to pay 40 cents for a round of drinks was tho reason for tho bartender striking the blor A HIGHBINDER TRAGEDY May terrible high binder tragedy occurred on a ranch In Colusa county some time last woek Ah Won Ah Chung aridAh Toy Chinese wood ohoppotH occupied an isolated cabin Not having soon for several days a visit was paid tho cabin yesterday and tho bodies of Ah Chung and Ah Toy woro found liter ally to pieces and partially devoured by qoyotos Tho cutting had buou dono with ah ax Ah Wong is missing Last Tues day a strange Chinaman called on a phy sician in Colusa to have a pistol wound treated saying that ho had boon shot In a quarrol with two companions Tho wound was not very serious and ho soon disap peared CAPTAIN HAWKINSS OMINOUS SILENCE MiniMjKiiououon May aro entertained that Captain Hawkins Chief Revenue Officer and his posse of twenty men who left Mlddlobrorough Wednesday last to destroy illicit stills In tho Cumber land mountains havo mot with foul play at the hands of tho moonshiners Thursday afternoon Hawkins telegraphed for a sup ply train to convoyseventyfive prisoners andwitnesses to Covlngton Since that nothing has boon hoard or seen of him or his posse A searching party has boon organ ized LYNCITED TOR 11APE May Bennett a negro was taken from jail lust night and lynched for a rape committed on a white woman AN INDIAN TRAGEDY FORT SISSETON S May In dian wife of a nogro soldlor named Thomas living on the reservation during hor hus bands absence on tho Western coast was living with an Indian buck A fow days ugo Thomas returned his enlistment having expired but not relishing tho condition of his marital relations returned to the army Tho Indian police have just learned that Mrs Thomas and buck have been found murdered No particular suspicion is at tached to Thomas but it is thought that tho wife of the buck who was living with Mrs Thbinasis responsible A FOUL MURDER INDIANAPOLIS May this after noon inEaglo crook west of tho city found tho head trunk hips and arms ofan un known white man in fragments apparently cut apart with an HXO Tho Coroner is satisfied that it Isafoul murder and reports that uriTisual ingenuitywas shown In concealing tho body citizens have mysteri ously disappeared the past throe months THE QOVERNJIENT WANTS NO ASSISTANCE has sent an order to all Supervisors of Census stating that it had boon called to his attention that City Co u n ells and Boards of Trade of certain Western cities haveappropriated sums of money to aid Supervisors in tho enumeration of the population Porter says that while it may bo urged by some that such proceedings arclegitimate and merely intended to help the Government he Is com pelled to look upon it as an almost irrislst ablo temptation to fraud and consequently as endangering an honest count of tho poo plo Supervisors are warned against receiv ing any compensation or allowing subordi nates to do so in any manner except from tho Government THE IRRIGATION FIGKL A SIMPJUB Tho surveys for irrigation purposes are simple and ordinary All that is required is a survey of tho sites for reservoirs and the lines of ditches which will segregatethe irrigable from the Tills shouldbe prosecuted as fast as settlement requires and no faster but it shouldjnotbo loaded with geology mineralogy paleontMj ogy or any other scientific or unscientific performance Whether Major Powells sci entific bureau which is costing theGoyoru ment vast sums of money will bo useful at any time the future alone can It certainty Is of little farmers of the West who desire homes arid places to support tholr families The at tempt to disparage the efforts of on the groat plains of tho Dakotas Ne braska Kansas and Texas to develop the underground water for use in Irrigation is vory kind It is a mistake to suppose that there Is any desireon the part of jority of the committee to create a second Geological Survey Tho one in existence is of doubtful utility and a more serious ques tion may arise whether sorno of the money used for that purpose might not be diverted to something in which the people are more directly OGDEN Utah May to TRIB reports are received hero of a serious accident on the Union Pacific near Aspen Wyoming The eastbound fast mall train went into tho ditch and George Thompson ono of tho oldest engineers on the road was killed Tho train wreckage is scattered all over tho country No further particulars aro obtainable tonight FELL WITH A CRASH NEW YORK May San Francisco Chronicle oclock yesterday morning tho two story framo house at tho corner of Hull street and Broadway Brooklyn fell Avith a deafening crash Tho workmen who wore raising the building for tho purpose of put ting on another story barely escaped with thoir lives The cries of a woman startled the crowd which quickly gathered and before tho dust had cleared away a force of men under tho guidance of Policeman Tamos Gillespie wore at work digging toward tho spot whence tho cries proceeded The workers found under the ruins Mary Leon woman 45 years old one of tho occu pants and owners of the house Sho was found to be suffering from internal Injuries and to bo badly bruised and scratched about the face and body Just before tho accident some heavy tim bers had been removed This weakened the structure to such an extent that it suc cumbed and went down heap THEAKRON TORNADO AKIION Ohio May sot in so soon after the tornado that tore through the southern part of tho city Saturday evening thatnot half an idea could be gotten of the fierceness or extent of the terrible storm It moved in almost a straight lino through tho wellsettled part and scarcely a foot of tho mile and a half but is strewn today with housetimbers splinters broken furniture xiprootod trees and leveled barns and outhouses In a trip over the storms path today nineteen dwellings were counted cither ripped Jnto kindlingwood or so badly wrecked that they cannot be occupied Twenty families numbering about stvonty jQve persons are out of house and home and Ada J Palmer the wellknown authoress and associate editor of tho Statesman was granted a clocreo of divorce by Judjro Tuley today from Charles K Palmer Sho was married November 17 1871 and for yours lived it her own homo at Minneapolis Sho worked hard at hor literary task and made a comfortable living for herself hor hus band and boy Her books had a good sale and she found horself well off Her hus band she claims mortgaged her house and was arrested for ombezzloment Sho got him free but has noc soon him for two years A AVclcosnc Rain HELENA May and snow storms arc reported today from all over Montana The country is groatiy In need of rain and the storm insures plenty of feed on the ranges tho coming soasoa THE BASEBALL WAR WARD DKXOUXCKS THE RKCKLESS TACTICS OF THE LEAGUE Tho Brotherhood Satislicd With tho Out ami His California Association Games A LAND Bill CONFERENCE The Liberal and Tory leaders Will Patch Up an Agreement WHY PARNELL IS DENIED AN INQUIRY Liberal Leaders Intimidated by Tory Forgeries Investiga Royal Betrothal That Will Affect the European Situation are beingflshejtpred by friends Of the eighteen persons Injured all will probably recover Seventyfive buildings Including residerices barns and outhouses were damaged by the wind andnot one es iirtba directline of tho tor nadp Uprpqted trees are counted by Outhouses in some cases wore car ried from fifty to one hundred feet and set down in neighboring yards of people visited the scene of destruction today In several churches relioC papers were started and several thousand dollars will bo raised for tho im mediate wants of the homeless people and daughter who had just driven barn were caught up with the building and rolled with it to tho bot tom hill on which it stood That no lives were lost is most wonderful In many instances families escaped by taking refuge in cellars May M Ward who is hero with his Brooklyn team in speaking last evening of Mr Spuldings remark that public interest in tho game j was dying out owing 10 tho divided local interest caused by tho Players League said It would be hardly worth while to reply to Mr Spaldings remark except for tho wide publicity of his statement that interest in baseball is dying out This is a singular statement for a baseball magnate to make even wore it true which is not in my opinion and can only bo explained on tho theory that in pursuance of its determin ation to rule or ruin tho national gamo the old League has now taken a now tack Realizing that it cannot live in its fight against the Players League under tho present conditions certain of its officials are traveling about from cit3r to city having themselves interviewed on the present state of affairs and attempting to throw cold water on public interest in tho gamo It Is noteworthy that all this talk about no interest tho absence of local prldo and meager attendance comes from National League sources Not a single Players League club lias yet made any complaint If there is any falling off of general public interest in tho game it is not duo to presence of two clubs in one city and a consequent destruction of local pride The same conditions have existed before andthe local prldo was not affected With two clubs at Philadelphia for years both have always drawn well and notwith standing the strung following of the Ath letics the Philadelphia League club entered tho field in 1SS2 and managed to build up a paying constituency A decrease in in terest if any is duo to the reckless tactics of tho old League in its attempts to kill off a fair business rival and maintain its mon opoly of the game Whatwith false and LONDQX May Dispatch San Francisco Chronicle Mail and Express cable Gladstone acting in concert with Parnoll and Dillon has drawn up a scries of amendments to tho Govern ments Irish Land Purchase bill These amendments embody in part the proposals which wore made by Parncll in his alterna tive measure as suggested in his speech on Balfours bill It is tho Intention that they should be submitted to tho Government before the motion is made to hand over tho bill to the and this course is taken with a view to shortening debate in tho committee stage and to do all that can be done to assist tho Cabinet in pushing through an Irish land measure before Whit suntide This step will probably load to a conference of Salisbury Bilfour Smith und Gosehen on one side with on the other Gladstone Morley Harcourt and Parnoll It may bo said that this arrangement although most sensible and most advanta geous for the interest of Ireland does not meet with tho approval of a majority of the followers of Gladstone and Parnoll Tho loaders havo always had considerable diiH eulty pursuadlng tho bulk of the Liberals and Parnollitos tho latter especially to fol low their guidance in tho most wise and politic line of conduct and this situation is a good deal aggravated In the present In stance Tho rank and file of the opposition would prefer to tight every clause of the Balfour bill contesting each proposal of tho Government and is strongly avorso to any conference on tho subject Naturally such a course would result in no good to Ireland Gladstones action in this matter of working to the establishment of an entente with tho Government is an instance of his wellknown disliko for obstruction pure and simple and his readiness at every turn to make tho best of any position which is consistentwith tho general lines of the Liberal politics THE FORGERIES INQUIRY BLOCKED ThoTorles are talking loudly Parnell not insisting on a select committee to Inquire into tho forgery conspiracy and tho attempts llbelous stories about every player asso of tho Government to suborn evidence of ciated with the new league charges of bad faith and open bribery the magnates stopped at nothing and it would not be strange if many people were disgusted by all this and got confused by the League misrepresentations and determined to stay away from the garao HCABTHY AND HIS 11ACEUS CHICAGO May Dan McCarthy of San Francisco arrived yesterday Ho brought with him forty nine trotters pacers and runners with which ho will campaign the country aftcr a short rest all in good condition A dispatch from Council Bluffs says that a number of horses from Stanfords stables are quarteredat the driving park there CLEARING HOUSE EXCHANGES SENATOR REPLIES TO DEMOCRATIC REPORT Salt Lake Several Notches From the Bottom of the List BOSTON May to The following table compiled from dis patches from the clearing houses of the cities named shows the gross exchanges for the last week with rates of ner cent of in crease or decrease as compared withthe corresponding week in 1SSO Major Powell Scored for tlon of of tlie Hill Ee by tho It5 Jsr the romalris are those of Gllno a ostato who disappeared ton days ago with considerable joneyT May Dispatch to the St Louis Senator Stewart used strong language today In reference to the minority report of tho Irri gation Committee as prepared by tho Geolog ical Survey Ho also to say about Major Powell tho Director of the Geological Survey Tho Democratic Sena tors on the committee Messrs Koagan Jonos and Gorman say in their report bill reported by a majority of tho committee is in the interest of tho great cattle companies that pasture their animals on tho public domain and aro opposed to tho farmersmaking homesteads on tho lands Its effect is to give tho companies access their animals to all natural whether tho same bo running streams lakes pools or other surface bodies of water or subter ranean streams pools underflows pro duced by natural or in disregard of tho authority of the States It is also in the interest of the great irrigation companies rapidly developing in the West turning over allwater rightsfor irrigation to thorn andpractically excluding the poor settler on tho land wishing to obtain a homestead Therefore it is Referring to the statement of Sena tors Senator Stewart said certainly is misrepresentation of tho position of tho The differ ence between the blll proposed by the ma jority and the minority isvoryradical Tho first section of of the minority pro vides that the Secretary of the Interior through tho agency of the Geological Sur vey shall the United States to be topographically surveyed and platted into irrigation A topo graphical survey astho majority show is entirely of ir rigation Is to be postponed such jv su r ClTIES vey can bo will realize very lie lands millions of SublifaT wouldotake New Philadelphia St San Kansas Now St v Hartford Duhith Washington Indianapolis Fort Portland Sioux Grand Rapids Dos Sew Montreal 1 Clearances f53 1 Iricrse 22 5 so 7 15 Decrse r 833304 TORNADOES IN MISSOURI ST Louis May violent storms in the form of tornadoes have oc curred in different parts of North Missouri withinthe past two days and a largeamount ofproperty has been destroyed and several persons killed Jn Harrison county a num ber of houses and barns were demolished andalargo amount of farm property de stroyed William Wilson and two small children wore blown away with his house and killed and several persons injured In Gentry county more than twenty build ings were destroyed and Mrs Nathan Greene was killed Cattle and hogs were killed and a good deal of farm property as well as crops greatly injured Five or six dwellings and several out buildings wore blown away south of Mem phis near Blythedalo Mrs Jane Moore and Mrs Henry Young were fatally Injured and a number of other persons more or less seriously hurt More than a dozen houses were wrecked and other property destroyed A VILLAGE BURNKD ELLIOTSVILLE May largo portion of tho business sectloivof this village was destroyed by fire today Aid had to be summoned from Salamanca and Brad ford to save tho town Tho losses aggcegate A CTCLONE IN PENNSYLVANIA FRANKLIN May cyclone passed over tho of this county Last evening Two people Noah Jackson and wife were killed and a largo number of per were dangerously injured The storm wasgeneral throughout the county but tho cyclone was only about 300 feet wide It extended about miles Everything in its path was demolished Treeswero uprooted and houses and barns completely destroyed A large number of cattle were killed No trains have arrived in the Allegheny Valley since last night on account of slides and a bad wreck near here FIVE PERSONS KILLED BRUSSELS May Allsises Fort near Namur where a rebuilding of fortifi cations is being carried on was the scene of a fatal accident today A portion of the work collapsed and twenty persons were buried in the debris Five corpses were re covered Twelve other persons were in jured GOVERNMENT PROPERTY DESTROYED WILLETTS POINT L May fire at the fort destroyed tho pontoon house containing Government property valued at It includes a number of a basoline transit valued at and much pontoon material Later advices received tonight are to the effect that much more valuable property was destroyedthan first The fire burned for five hours The loss isnow esti mated to be nearly half a million perhaps more The base line transit destroyed was the only ono in the States The American Association Athletic Brooklyn 5 COLUMBUS Columbus 10 Louisville 0 TOLEDO Toledo 8 1 Louisville 4 KOCUKSTEil Rochester 10 Syracuse 1 A Smallpox Scare May Stricken an employee of the T Whitman Paper Com pany is down with malignant smallpox caught from infected foreign rags in the mill Relatives andfriends attended him a week before the dangerous nature of his case was known and over fifty persons were exposed to tho disease It Is thought the smallpox will spread and become an epidemic and the people are wild with fear and excitement A Roman Catholic Federation a meeting of the Roman Catholics tonight an organization was perfected to be known as tho American Federation of Roman Catholic Societies It Is proposed to consolidate all the Catholic organizations in the country under that name Arrangements were perfected for a grand public demonstration in this city July 4th next Advices from Japan SAN May from China steamer state there was a severe fire at Tukusdima on the even ing of April 20th The shoyokwan and burned and seven per sons are injured Since the departure of the last American mall the priceof tea has materially de clined A Trappist Monk Resigns Bene dict Abbott of the famous Trappist Mon astery at Gethscmane near 13nrdstown has of having become a paralytic and therefore incompetent to at tend to his duties Father Edwards been chosen in his place the dynamiters and other prisoners against him Parnell on his part is most anxious for the Inquiry as he has Important evidence to produce but I learn from a leading official in the Homo Office that the obstruction comes from the English opposltou loaders The officials in the Government department concerned have brought a pressure to bear on the exministers which lias been effect ual Until tho reformationof the Home Rule Cabinet the policy of these depart ments whether Liberal or Tory was alivayc tho same to tho Irish party The officials iu effect have threatened that if what did for tho Times and the present Govern mcnt Is exposed through thelnstrumentalltj of the Liberal oxMinisters they will alsc disclose inconvenient facts relating to period fronx 1SSO to 1885 when tho Liberals were in office The present Government 11 tho inquiry were forced upon thorn would of course extend Its scope so as to include that period so here we have tho extraordi nary state of affairs that Parnoll Is debarred from an investigation Into tho Infamous plot him by the necessity for shielding the leaders of both the English parties from the ruinous couscqucnces of exposing their utilization of state resources to destroy tho Irish Tho source from which my information conies is unimpeachable and is bo abso lutely relied upon as the true explanation of Parnells silence on the subject of tho threatened inquiry The opinion is gaining ground that tho Government has no real desire to pass tho Land Purchase bill at this session They must choose between it and tho Licensing bill As the Republicans vastly more influential body than the Irish landlords there is every likelihood that the interests of tho latter will be sacrificed Tho Gov ernment dan relntroduce the Purchase bill at the next session and use it for staving off Irish local government Thatis thought to be their plan at present John Dillon will act as best man at OBriens wedding The ceremony very likely will be performed by Archbishop Croke TO MARRY THE CZARS PAUGHTER ST PETERSBURG May are In progress looking to tho betrothal of the elder daughter of tho the Grand Dnchess Xenia to the young King Alexan der of Servia Alexander 1 is not yet 14 years birthday falling on August 14th while the Russian princess Is older than her proposed fiancee having attained her fifteenth year last March This arrange ment if carried out will strongly empha size the support of the Sfc Petersburg gov ernment to Queen Natalie and the regime in Servia and will be in a blow to Austria and a menace to THE SOUTHKRN Will Walk Out in July fizzle of the pro jected packingshouse strike on Slay 1st is now reported to have been due to a secret a better organized walkout in July whenthe packinghouses will be ex tremely busy thus augmenting the chances of success OIL CITY OIL CITY May most de structive cloud burst and cyclone ever known here struck this section about 11 oclock Saturday night Houses barns bridges oil well rigs and gas lines are in ruins At East about eight mUes from here of William maker was down in the ruins and Munnemakeir were seriously 1 and ibwo1 v Mr Jack A Chinese Event TIENTSIN May Li Hung Chung today opened the Municipal Hall which is named after General Chinese Gordon At a ban quet following the opening Den by the American Minister predicted that there would boa railway in Manchuria in two years Train Will Eclipse Nellie Ely LONDON May George Francis Train sailed for New on the Etruria to expressing confidence in his ability to complete the in sixty or sixtyone Sarah Bernhardt Injured PARIS May ill In the prison scerie In DArc a splinter entered her Jcnee and a dangerous inflammation has set V News From Mexicos cal Trouble CITV OP MEXICO May Sen ate committee yesterday favorably reported the bill granting an Indefinite number of terms to the President The bill passed its first reading The Spanish Chamber of Commercewill be formed here soon The Mexicans in San Luis Pptpsi claim that a conspiracy exists ahong the Ameri can railroad men to working on the railroads Yucatan Is 1m porting Chinese and negro laborers from Cuba Parties from Guatemala state that ppliti cally affairs in that Republic are in a bad shape A strong feeling is manifested against President Barillas and his followers Crops throughout the country give fine promise but the Government princi pal landowner 6 U W ASSESSMENTS BanJc Outside KewYork donee and vThe residences of ThomasStarrndWilliam i nounces the isuspension of Hpnus Lambertson liabili Authoresss Worthless Husband Cftronicte ton caulti isjyery 111at A Decision of Interest tor bers of the Order OnrcnnsfATi May Prunesco Chronicle Maxwell yesterday decided a importance to the the United States and Canada of the Ancient Order Ilnited Workmen i a member of a brought agairistx preme divided ;