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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1890, Salt Lake City, Utah CIRCULATION EXCEEDING THAT OF ALLTHE OTHER PAILISS ij CJTY COW1BIWED X THE MOST EXTENSIVK AJTD BEST ADVERTISING MEDIUM IX TllK ROCKY MOUNTAIN RE SALT LAKE CITY UTAH FRIDAY OCTOBER 24 1890 PRICE FIVE CEOSTTS An Interesting Chapter in Davitts Dynamite Revelations SERIOUS CHARGES AGAINST STANLEY Accused by nn Officer of tudo Desertion and General Bud Shipping May fto Tied UpTho Tipporury Gciiorul Foreign Mows LONDON Oct Pispntch Htn Urnnlctr Series Mlehaol will continue sensational tlU hi tornorrowH of his Lahor Hr say The Consul at Now York Is fastidious in foni and an a of Hn has assorted In an interview relating to tho subject of our Just woclc tho writer has his psiilon UH two If Mutt is NO Ihat hi ISSJ Uiul In tlifi service of ilie Consulate at New York in the Mimmr which wf have related la thu second tsiu of the and Mint Jim stiyesterl Sir Howard Archibald thit JiMihsnripnon should ho rip and present ODonovan Kossa an a clyna ml fund fn conformity with this sug gestion 3100 was Riven to MoDormotl by Archibald for that purpose and from thU amount was handnd by tied Jini to and payment acknowledged 5y tho In paper tho Ifixlirncn Whiri Sir Kdwarcl Informed Dublin Custto of the nature of corUin papers stolon by Hod Jiju from private ollico ft cable wan sent to tho British consulate at Now York ordering KodJim to bo nont to Trolanci Wo will for tho profiont try to satisfy Mr lloaro that wo have not shifted our po Hitlori one lota Wo repeat that In ISW Mr Hoaro Htiir ono of his agimtM Into tho Now York postofllco for purposeof using Urn in a manner wo havo already stated Tho wrltorof Lhnso assorts that Mr Hoaro actually suggested and planned this Illegal tampering with thn malls of tho New York And now huglnn tho sneorid part of tho romantic career of Hod A months detention In Walton jail in tho rolu oE ar ms tori Fenian was enough and ho emerged from prison In tho dross of a coal porter ono night In charge of Mr Nicholson ono of JuiiklnsonaDublin Oastloagents They loft ttrigland for Switzerland and Jim mado Homo headquarters Cor a time putting up at tho Uost hotels and livlnp tho gayest find most expensive of lives thanks to tho generous allowances of tho soared sorvloo fund Nicholson finally took MoDormott to Hamburg whoro ho loft him The pleasures of Hamburg soon bo oaino oxhaustod In addition it was too nmoh frocinontcd by Arnoricans son0 of whom might possibly a person ago whoso foaturoa and froaks wore so woll known to many olt of Now York and Brooklyn Thore forft on Ootohor lf Koil Irn found hlnisoU In OopdnhuKcn still pursued hy tho fear of possibly vooognltlon Ho wont to Htookholm whoro hofound a hospltablo re ception with Mr Thomas tho Amorloan Consul who had crossed from Now York In the City of which to Liverpool Ho put up aft the Mokl King Carl and as usual ho played woll tho of a wealthy gentleman While there ho made tho acquaintance of tho Catholic priests and Introduced hlmsolf as tlio Gbov ulior of St Sylvester and represented thai he was tbon secretary of the American Le gation fri this Manner ho was enablod during his years residence in that city to good society ilu loft Stockholm In May 1834 tolling his friends that ho was proceeding to Egypt us war correspondent of a London paper Tie wont lo Hamburg from whence he wrote raying that ho hud not received the ex pected Journalistic commission and from that time until I885 nothing was hoard of him by the American Legation ftt Stock holm In Hamburg this Is hln own story he met a Jfronoh Countess somewhat ancient but verv wealthy who became smitten with the chcvalics giillinit attractlona The usual result followed only at this instunco tho nuptial custom of tho wife taking tho natno was rcvorsod and 11m emOLged from tho ceremony as Count do T The name having boon given tho writer in ronlldonoo he Is not likely to give it without permission who was then In Berlin was ordered to Hrusseb to awult developments Tho envoys roautrod Paris la safety and failed on 1atikk Casey whoso name has already boon rnontlontid In this narrative They also called upon a general whoso name for certain reasons cunnot be given Just yot and obtained from him letters of introdnotion to the KatkotToC Moscow Tho envoys were mxNt hurodueod to a colonel who was sent from the Intelli gence Department of the Homo Otllco to watch their movements They met frequently at tho Hotel Halma near Madelixine and discussed innong other pro jects tho assassination of Mr Gladstone Tho Colonel suirgosUng a particular kind of compressed air revolver by which tho loud could he dune without noise and ho olVercd to soil to tho envoys as many of those wea pons as might be needed Tho proposal was duly considered and a report sent to London that a plot was on foot which had for its ob ject the life of Prime Minister Tho Colonel who made this olVor his told tho writer that he did It because he could if the deed done trace the crime to Its source One of the envoys left for London and was prepared to take the journey to Moscow If necessary the Colonel being of course made acquainted with the plan and intentions of both and duly communicating with liis superior in London A BALLOON 1CNTURE least Injured of tho trio When lie ro covered consciousness ho looked about and eventually discovered his friends being di rected to them bv their iroans Tho bal loon and car are damaged beyond all hope of repair AN ATTACK ON STANLEY i An Ofllcer Accuses Him of Numerous Serious Offenses LONDON Oct diaries and letters of Major Barttolot tho murdered com rnandor of Stanleys rear guard are pub lished hero today They contain serious charges against the African explorer Tho book was editad by tho dead mans brother Waller Barfctelot who In tho preface says It Is not likely that this book would have been published had justice boon even partly done or any kindness shown by the loader of the expedition to the ollicor who was left at Yarnbuya with Impediments stores and Tho charges of malignity ingratitude 1s roproKontion and dosurtlon are then brought Stanley In his book Stanley finds fault because tho roar column did not follow tho advance column as directed Harttelot asserts that his brothers diaries and letters ns well us tho testimony of tho surviving ollicors show that Stanley made It utterly impossible to carry out the order as ho took all thcKtrorig able nion and those of good character wlih him leaving to tho roar guard thn sick and incorrgible Major HarttelotH diarlea declare that Stanley threatened to blast tho Mnjors reputation with Lord Wolsoley and ruin his career in the army In reference to this in cident BarUolot gavo his brothers words Afterwards turning to mo Stanley said it was In his power to rain mo in tho sorvloo 1 said to him that this was an empty It would take a great deal more than ho could say to do that Tie punished me after wards by making n march to Leopoldvillo with seventy men who wore noted Cor their laziness and incapacity for carrying loads warning me that it I lost a single load 1 must stand tho This oxpos5 of Stanleys character as shown up by diaries and letters makes spicy reading Tho story includes an ac count of tho quarrel between Stanley and lophson Tho publication has caused a sensation hero Stanley rofusos to bo interviewed on the subject WfLL T1J3 UP THJR3 SHIPS A Desperate Measure Contemplated by British Vessel Owners LONDON a meeting of Wie Suiulorland branch of tho Shipping federa tion it was stated that tho central authority In London was for n gonoral lock out should tho sailors persist In hostile attitude Tho Gazette says on this subject Should such a desperate remedybo necessary the ship owners will have no difliculty in making out Uioir case They can show their business is being ruined by tho tyranny of now unionism Tho pros poet ofan immense federation of ovory trade remotely connected with tho shipping bus convinced the hipownors that some thing must be do j promptly IBotfcer to have a short sharp decisive struggle now than make a further surronctor at tho dicta tion of men aa unscrupulous as thoy are The Times confirms tho trnth oC tho state ment that inquiries will bo started as to tho practicability of a general layingup of ves sels In British ports A SPI8ECH TO THE TOILERS Throe French Aeromimts are Tossed A ho tit and Nearly Killed Ocr Fraticiseo Vhrunifl aero nauts M M Vailes Leliue and Truelle have just mot with un exciting udventuro which very nearly had a fatal termination Thoy left the gisworks at Laviiletto at J oclock yoiterfljiy afternoon in their balloon intending aftir a brief ascent to return again to the ground just outside tho fortifications When they reached an atti tude of 8000 yards a hurricane came on j which drove thfc balloon furiously to tho northeast For two hours the aeronauts I had a dreadful time Tho wind swayod tho j car violently and tho occupants were obliged to squat down and cling to the edge of the basket to avoid boing tinown out They expected to be in Purls In time for dinner Instead hey found themselves after dark abovoitho village of Rourcy 150 miles from tho capital Then they rosolvcd to land at oil risks The anchor was thrown but it broke loose Tho wind pressure drove out tho gas and tho airship burst Eapidly sho fell down through the clouds and finally struck tho earth with terrific force then rebounded suddenly and throwout Lolioe who struck tlio telegraph wires in his descent to tho ground Ho was rendered Uisonslbio by tho shock Hiscompanions were also thrown out and fell a distance of fifteen toot Lelico whose collision with tho telegraph wlros broke the force of his fall us the Gladstone Urjrcs Iiuwful Combina tho LONDON Oct a speech at TVost Calder today Gladstone referred to tlio re sult of the Eoclca election as a forecast of tho triumph of tho Liberals in tho coming general elections Ho advocated tho prin ciple of ono man ono vote and a shorter Par liament Commenting upon the enormous power the worklnjrmon now possessed ho iifilrt it would prove beneficial as the judg ment oC tho groat questions by tho masses was more enlightened than by tho educated classes lie would not venture a decisive opinion on tho general EightHour bill until ho saw a definite measure Ho was inclined to think eight hours enough tor miners Speaking of the struggle between labor and capital lie said among the moans Mio workinsmon ought to select In order to strengthen their position lawful combina tion was tho most valuable Tho bulk of what tho men have gained in tho contest with tho capitalist has been through judi cious The Tipperary Trial TrrrtKAur Oct tho Magistrates Court today the prosecution asked that a summons bo Issued against Harrison a member of tho Houso of Commons and a number of others on charges of assault in connection with tho recent disturbances hpro It is stated that the Crown in tended to prosecute tho accused at tho liedmoncl and OConnor protested against tho trouble to which tlio accused and thoir witnesses had boou put Court dismissed tho summons Snrrtous Produced PARIS Oct version of written for Sarah Bernharclt hud Its flrsfc production this overling at Pone St Martin Theatre Every available seat was occupied Tho performance mado a profound impression Tho marvelous talent of Bernbardt was displayed in tho greatest possible measure and sho received a perfect ovutioiif Her costumes wore mar vels and the general scenic effect of tho play graod The Czars Volcano LOXOON Oct Telegraphs St Petersburg correspondent says Tho Min ister of the Interior has received alarming reports on the stato of tho country Tho prisons are crowded with suspects chiefly young men of education disaffection is spreading everywhere Incendiarism is rife and there havo been conflicts at many places between tho peasantry and soldiers o Tho Delphi Excavations ATITKNS Oct proposed grant by the French Government for the Delphi ex cavations threatens to bring about a trans fer to tho French of tho rights hold by the American Institute unless the Greek Government is assured that tho necessojry will bo raised The Kaisers Gift Oct 23 Emperor William has to Von Holt ke as a present a marshals silver baton embellished with imperial eagles and set with diamonds WALKOUT Western Unions Crusade Mto Operators Brotherhood OMAHA Oct 23 Special to TRTB There is uo change in the trouble between tho Western Union and its opera tors here Tho ohlot operator made a prop osition to the dischavgocl mon Coffering to reinstate them if thov would sign an agree ment to withdraw Crom tho Telegraphers Brotherhood This the mexi refused to do Tho members of the Brotherhood hero are awaiting the action of the Executive Board of tho order in Chicago A walkout is ex pected Tho Western Union is short of men and is working all its operators overtime Several of tho discharged operators have secured employment with tho Postal Tele graph Cotupauy Wreck 23 In a collision today two freight trains on the UnionPacific nxilroad at Fairvlew near Engineer 0Brienwas killed and Pire roan H Beiasworth badij hurt IDAHO MIXERS CHEATED Ores Purchased on False Quotations From Denver Idaho Oct to Wood river miners havo been siUfering considerable loss for a week past in oro sales The truth regarding tho matter has jusu leaked out and widespread indignation is felt at tho big swindle that has been perpetrated All ores are sold on the New York quotations transmitted by wire each day They aro sent from Denver and1 are always signed Suspicion having been aroused as to their cor rectness Colonel Bryan of the Bed Elephant mine wired his associate 0 W Vonablo of New York and also the New York Metal Exchange asking them for quotations on certain clays In the present month Answers from both revealed the fact that Denver has been sending out falsa quotations For weeks lead has been quoted firm at and all this time the actual Now York quotations havo boon ranging from as hlph as This glaring discrepency has of coorse caused a heavy loss to our oro pro ducers and thoy arc more forcible than ele gant in thoir remarks regarding tho fraud now that tho matter has been traced up and tho trucsttnation revealed Something will very likoly bo heard to drop in tho neigh borhood of Denver A Severe Delaware Storm Oct The storm tonight throughout thft State has not boon equaled sinco R7S The tides are very high and many small boats at Newcastle wore swamped There is no communication with tho breakwater as tho wires are down JUSTICE MILLER AND THE WIDOW THIS SPECULATORS LEARNED TIOW A CASE WAS GOING How tho Supremo Court Decision In tho Kail way CJVHO Wan Given to VuH Were Made WARHTNGTON Oct Dispatch Francisco Chrnnicls para graph in a paper to tho cllecb that the Justice Miller of the Supreme Court was so reticent concerning tho busi ness of the Court that no ono was evor able to obtain from him an Inkling as to the nature of decisions on pending cases is of course true Be was tho most scrupulous man alive but nevertheless on one occa sion a certain ring of speculators in Now York had advanceinformation as to one oC tho decisions by which they made hundreds of thousands of dollars It oamo about in this way A curtain widow of a certain famous general of tho Kobolilon was a near neigh bor and an intimate friend of tho Miller family Sho was a woman of extravagant tastes but small income and was suspected oC mingling in the lobby now and then to replenish her purse but the Miller family wore always her firm friends and sho was as much ab home in their house as in her own It was known that Judge Miller had pre pared tho opinion of the Supreme Court in what was known as the Vaolttc Uailroacl cases under tho Tluirman act that he had read it at tho regular conference of tho jus tices Saturday morning that it had been approved by the Court arid would bo de livered by tho following Monday As tho decision was certain to alTeoL the prices of all Pacific railway securities very ma terially which ever way it wont and as it might ruin men who hold the stocks and bonds or rnako thoir fortunes there was an Intense auxloty to know its nature in ad vance Tho agontof a New York syndicate largely interested in thesccnriiies offered the Gen erals widow If she would obtain this information Sho undertook tho delicate task While tho Miller family wore at church Sunday morning sho wont to the house entored Jiidgo Millers library un loolcod his desk by means of skeleton keys and copied a portion of the opinion which was carried to Now York and was tlio basis of very large transactions in stocks before tho opinion was announced About oclock on Monday tho facts leaked out The widow was never allowed to enter tlio Miller house again nor recog Tiizod by any of the family In fact sho was compelled to leave Washington in dis grace but sho got her A IMPOSTEK THE LAW BEARS How a Russian Count Worked the Bostonians NEW YORK Oct TRIUCNE Dispatch Francisco Chronicle Series There turned up in this city today a young man over whom thero has boon much ado in Boston during tho year and a half he has lived there Ho says he ia a llussian man Count Komani Xubof Tho Boston newspapers havo charged in tho plainest of language that ho is a fraud a cheat and a blackleg generally If he is deserving of all these hard titles ho is certainly ono of tho most picturesque characters that have over figured in that line of industry He was very prominent in society and literary circles invited the elite to Russian teas and ono thing or another and was taken up by such mon as W D ECowells tho Oxthorpes and the Carpenters and intro duced into the inner circles of Boston culture A thunderbolt however in the spring of the year when tho Boston papers declared at sieat length that he was a con summate swindler and impostor that he was no Russian Count but a common low overyday defrauder of tailor and inn keepor with an abnormal talent for in gratiating himself into the good graces of people of wealth and position to the end that he might make use of despoil them Tho Count says his stay here is to be short and society hopes so A Wyoming1 Land Deal CHEYENNE Oct Special to E S K president has sold tho lone Land and Cattle Com panys ranch of twentytwo thousand acres in Laramle and Albany counties to an English syndicate for Tho estate includes a lake a mountain of iron oxe forty miles of wire fence and six hundred grade Hereford cattle besides hay meadows and witer rights Tho lone Company still has a ranch of thirty thousand acres on the Laramie plains A Utah Northern Collision POCATELLO Idaho Oct Special to A fatal collision occurred tho Utah Northern today Bow Montana between the southbound passen ger train and a freightstrain The fireman on the freight was killed and another train man badly injuredNo passengers were in jured The cause of the wreck can not be learned The Peters A report sent to Duns Commercial states that the direct liiid indirect liabilities of B G Peters are mtu assets at Peteis made an assignment at the advice of friends to clear himself from Several disastrous concerns Marshal Field Married CHICAGO Oct At noon Marshal Field Tr son of the sreat dry goods mei chant aud Miss Albertina Huck daughter of Louis C liuck the jnllllonaiie biewer were united in marriage at the residence of ihebride by Aickbisaoo F The HigherTariff Brings Billions of French Honey to AN ERROR DISCOVERED IN THE BILL The Tohacco Rebate Clause Omitted AVill Probably KemecTy the Tariff Talk to the Ohio Farmers NEW YORK Oct Dispatch San Francisco Chronicle of tho strongest arguments advanced by the friends of the McKlnloy bill in Congress was that it would foster a healthy home competition in the production of thoso articles immediately afTected by it Tbe freetraders vehemently denied this predicting nothins but a rapid advance in the prices of sncli as were protected by tho operation of tho new law As was shown by a series of interviews in tho press uo such advances havo taken place Tho freetradersarguments having been thus refuted it only remains to provu that the proteciionists theory of fostering home competition is tnio Proof is at hand in fact that wvon at lhis early day a movement is on foot in this city looking to tho investinonb of of French money in American woolen mills Tho promoter of this enterprise is Ohiirlos Banex head or the firm of Charlos Barren 451 Brooinc street Mr Barrexs firm is the only concern in this country which has made a specialty of importing French woolen goods is not my said Mr to enter upon the manufacture of any of the higher grades of woolens because my French correspondents will still be able to supply thorn at a profit ana I have no de sire to enter into with them They have been compelled however to stop making the lower grades because this country was the only market thoy had for them and tho TarilT law has shut them out Our now mills when founded ought to give employment bo several hundred AN KI1BOH IN TIIK The Herald will tomorrow endeavor to show that the MoKlnloy Tariff bill is in valid bcciuise of the alleged omission of a portion of section thirty relating to the to bacco tax Tho paper takes itts cue from a passage in a letter sent very recently by Senator John K MePhcrsoh toa member of a prominent Importing house in this city McPherson says This omissionis fatal to tho bill in the opinion of eminent lawyers hero Senator Carlisle among them ib viti ates the whole bill It is an internal reve nue section but being a part of the tariff bill passed It stands and falls The opinions of lawyers are given to sup port this vicW but Special Deputy Collec tor Cough who Is a recognized authority at tho Custom House on all knotty tariff prob lems said of the alleged omission I do not see how it could possibly affect import duties in any way even if an omission hsoccured I do not seewhy a special session of Congress would have to bo called to remedy it Congress will meet early in Deceniber There would be plenty to correct the mistake before the 1st of Deputy Collector Dudley Phelps of the law division of tho Custpm House took tho same view nf the case as Mr Cough 1C there had been any omission of the uartof the thirtieth section it would not iu the least affect imports He did not see how any serious consequences could follow it If the provision giving a rebate to manufac turers should be retained as it was In tho Conference Committees report and was omitted bj an error it was a very simple matter for Congress to remedy it at the coming session wirx JSXKOUTE IT WAsniixOTOX Oct said this morning thiit ho knew nothing officially about the pro against the legality the McKinley Tariff bill 1 do he said as tho province of an executive offieerto question the constitutionality of acts of Congress It is for him to enforce the law as he finds it and not to determine ques tions allecting its legality f I am therefore executing the McKinley TarilT act as I find it and shall continue to do so unless a com petent tribunal such as tho Supremo Court decides the law unconstitutional It is not for me to question the validity of any of the signatures to the bill as enrolled neither is it for to determine whether the bill is signed by the President did or did not in fact pass the lower House Much less is it for rae to determine whether omission of the tobacco drawback section or any other provision of tho biUiuvalidates the law As I understand it tho act of October 17 1SOO is plain and I shall execute its provisions to the best of my abilityvjts constitutionality is for the courts arid until they decide against it I shall be governed by AttorneyGeneral positively de clined to discuss the question saying it would be improper to do so unless it camo to him in an official way Commissioner of Internal Revenue Mar tin says Zt is not for aie to say whether or not the omission of the tobacco provision vitiates the tariff Being merely an ex ecutive officer of the must enforce it as I find However the tobacco schedule does not take effectuhtil January 1st so if Congress desiresto re fund tho two cents a pound ou all tobacco ou hand when the law takes effect it has amplo legislate to that No alarm whatever is felt here among the friends of the MeKiuley bill as to tihe le gality of its enactment Tho unnumbered years an old and experienced member of the Houso said today leave no doubt that an error whether of omission or commission in the enrollment of a bill passedby Congress does not vitiate any part of the measure except that part in which it occurs Captain McGregor chief of the customs division recalls a somewhat similar case under tho wool act of The tariff act bore date of the 2rid of March but Congress extended the session of the 2nd over to the 6th so as a matter of fact the bill was not signed tillaoout noon on the 4th of March The question arose whether a cargothat arrived on the 3rd should pay duty at the old rate as the bill actuallynot signed at tho time of its arrival or at rate The case was carried into which con sented to go behind thopublic record and take testimony of President as to when theact was signed A similar question in connection with the The copy of the act which went to the President and was signed by him bore the signatures of the officers oftho two Houses of Congress certifying to its correctness It roust now be settled whether it will be lawful to go behind this certification and as certain whit was really passed by the two HIHL AMONG THE He Tells Them Tiiey Needl No Pro tection From Foreign Ohio Oct Hill and party this morning went to Millersburg the county seat of Holmes county which is a purely county Governor Hill wars greeted at the depot by an enormous ciowd and on reach ing the hotel held an informal recep tion shakiug hands with many hundred people for about two hones v v dinner heJ spoke at the village opera house to 1500 people xs many boing unnblo to gain admission The Governor devoted the greater part of his speech to a discussion of the effects of the McKinley tariff on the agricultural interests According to the Republicans said he it is the miscrablo pauper labor of foreign lands which is com peting with the his home agri cultural markets Tho most of our agri cultural products need no more protection from foreign competition than the elephant needs protection from tho mouse A more statement of exports and imports shows tho bald absurdity of McKiuloys conclusion that damaging foreign competition in our home markets is tho cause of the agri cultural depression Tho framers of the McKinley bill after pointing with horror at the alleged worth of imported agricultural products actually reduced tho existing duties on onethird loft them un touched ou onehalf aud Increased duties on scarcely onesixth which proportion in cludes articles that are iu uo sense serious competitors with American products This evening iu Massillon Governor Hill spoke in the rink and Congressman Springer of Illinois in tho opera house The party start for West Virginia tomorrow morning in Senator Briccs private car Reed Given an Ovation CEDAR RAPJDS Oct Reed arrived from Burlington this morning Tho space around the car within hearing dis tance was soon packed with a throng who gavo Reed an ovation Tn response to calls he appeared on the platform and a twentyminute speech which was received with shouts of applause and roars of laugh ter Blaine Goes to Ohio WASHINGTON Oct will leave tomorrow morning for Canton Ohio whero he will speak Saturday From that place he will go to Chicago THEmm UPRISING more SOME K12MARKA13L11 THEY ONLY AWAIT THE COMING OF THEIR MESSIAH Under His Inspired Leadership They Ex pect to Wipo Out tlio tional Report JTrom Indian Territory KANSAS CITY Oct Knight geological engineer of the Rock Island Rail road has been for some mouths past in In dian Territory makinc a geological survey of the country to be traversed by tlio Rock Islands extension Ho returned today and in an interview said an alarming feel ing of discontent exists the Indians of the Territory with respect to the occupa tion of thoir lands by the whites The work of tho Northern Indians who have hoen wrought some time over tho predic tion that a groat medicine man an Indian Christ is shortly to come among them and by his inspired leadership lead them in an irresistible crusade against the whites has extended to this Territory For months past there havo been passing among the tribes various tokens and signs that mean discontent and secret plotting There appears to me a gravity in tho situation which could not be overlooked To just tho Indians are pre paring for war if war it is to be I do not know I believe however that the willing ness to part with their Jarids has been dic tated by sv desire to implements of war with the1 mrmay received from the Mr Knighh madean exhaustive investi gation regarding the reported phenomenal gold finds and while Jie has found that small finds of gold were made ho is not of tho opinion that gold exists in any consid erable quantities and says that most of tho excitement is due tosalting and a system of booming by persons who have land to dis pose of AN OIL BATE WAR The Ohio Product Down to 3O Cents a Barrel FnfnriAy Oct Dispatch Francisco Chronicle Series Standard Oil Company gave the producers of the northwestern Ohio field another black oye this morning by again reducing Buckeye oil 2 cents on a barrel the price now being 30 cents This is the third drop In the buy ing figures within as many weeks The feel ing amongoperators is one of great unrest and it is freely predicted today that the price will reach the old figure of 15 cents before Christmas Hundreds of drillers and other employees will be thrown out of em ployment within tho weeks on ac count of the decrease iu development which naturally follows the decrease in tlio price and the oil men of Ohio are gloomy indeed The Standard however is of the sit uation and makes suchterms as it sees fit A Rise in Steel Securities CHICAGO Oct special dispatch from Creston says it developed there to day W Iottpr of Chicago is negoti ating with shareholders in Baton and New York for a controlling interest In the Illinois Steel Company and that some of his purchases of stock have been made at the enormous figures of Si20 There has been no demand for tho companys securi ties for several months and the stock has been down to and even lower Transfers were made yesterday however at S99 and today it jumped to owing to the Pot ter deal here and at New York It is said the capitalists back of the scheme are all Ohicagoans Inhaled Deadly Fumes PHILADELPHIA Oct chemist at the Quaker City Dye Works has been experi menting with a new dye for several days It is supposed the ingredients must have formed a compound which produccd prussic acid and some of this leaked through the laboratoryto a dressing room and saturated some of the clothes there Four employees Bernard Hughes William Ever hard c James Tighe arid Walter Spellman who entered the dressing room were stricken down with svmptoms of heart failure At the hospital it is said the first two name will die Poi soning1 was caused by inhaling the fumes of prussic acid Cleveland Reported Dead WASHINGTON Oct was cur rent here this morning that exPresident Clevelandhad died suddenly some said in New York others in Washington Upon in vestigation it appeared tliat without foundation and that had arrived in to argue a case be fore the Supreme Court the story to he said You may tell myfriends that I never in my life than I do Senator Blackburn Injured VERSAILLES Kyi Oct evening when United States Senator Blackburn was returning from a drive his horse ran away and upset the buggy The Senator was thrown violently to the ground and bis col larbone broken One shoulder and he was otherwise severely injured The doctors do not anticipate any serious results but say the Senator will be laid up several weeks ExGovernor Noble Paralyzed NEW YOFK Oct B F Noble the old Tiar Governor of Wisconsin who has been visiting lelatives in was stricken with paralysis today and fell down a flight of stairs Thephysicians think ho will not recover t A Collision of Vessels NEW YORK Oet The New Haen line iteuner with D Jum bei schooner m the bay seriously damaging both crafts There was a panic among the passengers but the officers re assuied them and the steamer safely The Koof of a VTomans MoutbEn tirely Kcmovcd NEW YORK Oct Kraiicisco Chmniclc oper ation room of Mount Sinai hospital was the scene of a notable surgical operation yester day afternoon The case under treatmcntwas ono of cancer in the bones forming tho roof of tho mouth and left side of the face This patient was a womun about 40 years of ape The surgeon was Dr John A Wyoith Three months apo the cancer commenced to develop for a second time and it filled tho mouth and invaded tho whole roof and bones of the left side of the face part of it also being within the cavity of the nose Seloctinp a sharp scapol the Doctor mado an incision from the end of the mouth on the left side toward the ear thus opening tho cavity of tho mouth so tfiathe could see tho condition within Tho surgeon thftn opened the us widely as possible and introduced lurge forceps with which ho grasped as much as it would catch of the tumar which ho thus extracted Still using the forceps he removed the more prominent parts of tho tumor slowly cut ting it away He theu took a sharp surgical spoon and completed its removal With the tumor was removed also the bony parts to which it was as far back as Mio pterydxgoid process and including the pal ate bones and vroma The operation the commencement of a line of treatment laid out for the patients relief When she etliclently recovers from the effects of it she will have tlrst of all to be provided with a plate of peculiar con struction to take tho place or the roof of her mouth which has been destroyed and a special line of medical treatinent will have to be followed to help her system to rally after the shook and to exterimato if possi ble germ which may MSJRPHY WAS KAR8LY IN IT IWABIH THE GEORGIA PIKES I Blacks and Whites Slain on Ac I count of a Land Dispute ANOTHER HORRIBLE GRIME AT BERLIN A Farmer Poisons His Entire Fam Swell JJeavos His Creditors to Mur ders in Now Plaincs Murder DIXON THE COLORED IS STTLT THK CHAMPION A ThirtyNino Rouml Mill at Provitleiico Which was Altogether Murplxy Was Terribly Vanished PROVIDENCE R Oct A crowd assornblcd at the Gladstone Club to night to witness a boxing contest between tho colored lad oGeojgo Dixen the bantam lightweight champion of tho world and young Toh nny Murphy of Boston for a pursoof and a wager of aside Dan Corklcy of New York was referee Dixon weighed in at 115 pounds and Murphy Dixon drew blood from Mnrpbys face in the first round After that the battle was fast and furious for several rounds with no particular advantage on either side In tho tenth round lo was offered on Dixon He seemed to be playing a waiting game and landed some hard blows on Mur phys face and body while dodging the re turns In the twelfth rouud Dixon began to get in his famous left hand stomach blows while Murphy whose left eyo was closed seemed to lack strength The same thing prevailed in the next two rounds Dixon punishing Murphy ou the slomach while the white boys arms seemed to be too short to inllict damage on tho champion lii the fourteenth round Dixon hit Mur phy four times while Murphy lift him once Blood streamed down Murphys neck and Dixou con tinned to pound stomach amid cries of foul and hissing Little was done from this to the twenty sccnnd round exfjftpt sparring for wind In the twentysecond Murphy landed a good blow on Dixon but received in return the most terrific blow yet landed From this on Dixon punished Murphy hard smashing right and loft and forcing him around the Murphy was too weak to inflict punishment Still ho pluckily responded to tho call of time In the thirtyninth round Murphy bleed ing and exhausted was reclining on the ropes too weak to defend himself with Dixon showering blows upon him when Murphys seconds threw up the sponge and gave up the fight His friends sprang on the stage and protested that he had not been knocked out but the referee would not allow the contest to proceed further Mur phy was terribly battered while Dixon showed little punishment A Great Billiard Match NEWYORK Oct iTRinomt San Francisco Chronicle Jacob Schaefer and George R SJossou havo settled on December 1st as Uic date of their match for a fourtoenincb Balke lino game for the championship of tho world Chicker ing Hull will in all probability be selected as the scene of tho contest Tho game will be 800 points up This will be the greatest billiard match that has taken place since the last contest between the same two experts The PourYearOld Record Beaten IxDEPETDEXCii Oct At the races today the great fouryearold stallion with a record was sent to beat It In the face of a strong wind he made the mile in breaking the fouryearold record HE A TOWEIu ExConsul Beauchamp Believed To Be How He TERRE HAUTE Oct TRIBUNE San Francisco Chronicle This afternoon it was learned that Emery P Beauchimp of this city who has served HS United States Consul to Aix la Cbappelle Cologne and St Galle was held at Syracuse N to await an investigation as to his sanity The specific charge on which be is held is the stealing of a towel from a Wagner palace car Beauchamp obtained much notoriety while representing this country abroad by a letter to a young lady which found its way in print in which he said be loved her with his hole While in Europe Beau champ married a very wealthy young lady of Cologne when he retired from the con sular service They lived here till about a vear ago when upon the deafch her father she and the exConsul left for Eu rope to obtain her part of tlie estate He was on his way back to this city with his wife from their trip abroad when the indi cations of unsouridness of mind were first noticed After being taken into custody he escaped from the hotel wherehe was guarded and went to Dcica where he was arrested yesterday and taken back to Syracuse Beauchamp at one time occupied a very prominent place in Republieaa in the State a ad was A warm personal friend of President He is about 43 yeirs old and a practicinglawyer here The Storm at Long Branch BRANCH Oct The storm at this pointtoday was terrific andit is feared several vessels The railroad tracks near the beach have been washed but and alocK Ocean avenue great damage was done SPARKS FROM THE WIRES The fllly Semper Fidele sole Lexington to W 11 Letchcr for A iarge meteor burst with a loud report near WAVCKOSS Oct facts re garding the trouble in Coffee county are tluso L B Varno leased n lot of land from the Wnycross Lumber Company and com menced working it for turpentine Tho same hit of land sold by H M Hitt to Tom Soars and the timbosr loased to F M Stokes for turpentine purposes Ten days ago Tom Stus ordurcd Varues mon oil tho laud resumed work this week notifying Sonrs that ho would submit only to a legal process Tuesday Tom Sears waylaid and shot ono of Varnes teamsters fatally wounding him Wednesday afternoon Tom his father Frank Sosirs Bryan Me Lendnn 1 nines and others to tho house of Robert Kuighti where several of Vnrnos colored employees were stopping and commenced tiring into the house The negroes all ran except Knight md Welcome Golden who the tire killing McLpiulon and Hendricki and bnlly wounding lirank Scars Tlio militia arrived on tho scene night but found everything quiet and ro turued Mr Varne was absent at the time ami had no knowledge of tho affray until last night ABOUT SOPHIE She Accused Mrs Hay of Her Hushiind Astriy CniCAfio Oct and Mrs T M Kiy who caused the arrest of Mrs or Sophie arc now living in tbis city ity having gone Into the real esfcato business He assorts in an interview in tbo Times that Davis and wife had but ono idea from first last and thai was to extort money Their threatening letters finally became so annoying that Hay com plained to tho postal authorities Hay and wife are spiritualists and Davis claimed to bo healer lie treated Mrs Hay and when they came East came wilth them his wife remaining on tho Const he should get settled Shortly after their arrival in Waterloo the first of tho threat ening letters came from Sophie whohad established herself in Omaha and accusing Mrs Hay of leading her husband Davis was promptly dismissed but liha letters kept Murderers Inspect Tlieir Booty is learned today that at Desplalnea last night had about in money and notoa upon his person of which over SlOOO was Sn cash As tho men who committedtho deed were running away they passed under gas light in front of a justice of tho peace Thov coolly stopped there looked over tho contents of wallet selecting tho money tossed the wallet and papers over a fence and separated This afternoon tho police arrested Frank Burns who he ia from Bnrtalo Thomas Sye hailing from Montreal and John Murphy from Toronto on suspicion of haying murdered BrezelL They were found in the neighborhood whore the crime was committed He Fell Amonff Thicvos New YORK Oct Schaffer goodlooking German oh his way from San Francisco to the Fatherland thought to seo the town while waiting for a vessel to sail He made the acquaintance of two voting men who said their names were William Walter of Cincinnati and Thomas Allen of Far Rockaway These gentlemen drugged Mr Schaffers beer and when he awoko his watch ready money and letter of credit on a Hanovor bank for 51000 were gone The police succeeded in arresting his quondam friends and Schaffer is held for a witness AnotheY Berlin Horror Oct tragedy has been added to tho list of horrors which bavo recently occurred in Berlin and vicinity Today the community was shocked by tho discovery of the fiendisli work of a poisoner which is almost without parallel In tbo bte tory of crime here A retired farmer named Gast gave to his children some sweetmeats 5n which ho placed a quantity of poison He then partook of the poison murderer and three children died in great agony Two other children are dying Tho physicians say there is no possible chance of saving them No reason is known for the The Howling Swell WOODSTOCK Oct Dis Francisco Chronicle Perry L C Wheeler of the firm of Head A Wheeler boot and shoe dealers has disap pcared and Head has assigned A warrant has been Issued for Wbeelors arrest on the charge of appropriating the in tentto defraud his creditors Wheeler was a warm admirer of Birchall They came out here as farm pupils in tho year through Ford Rafchburn Co Wheeler after spending a year or two on a farm near here come to tovm to live He became a howling swell The Idaho Thieves Under Bonds Idaho Oct to Griffin and William Lsd ford were bound over by Justice Eedsull In each for cattle stealing mentioned In these dispatches Today they were brought before Judge Beatty on a writ of habeas corwusu nd he reduced the bail of Griffin to S1500 and Ledford to 81000 Both men secured bondsmen today and are liberty Santa Fe Passengers Bobbed SoCOKno N Oct men boarded a Pullman car on the Santa train at San Antonio this morning drew re volvers and relieved the porter conductor passengers of their surplus then jumped from the train taking to hills It Is estimated They went into only one car A posse after them Murdered br Oct Mexi can sheepherders were bodies terribly mangledJy Indians a few miles from hero A Is in pursuit WORLDS FAIR FINANCES Will s Lieutenant George L Turner cfth Eighteenth Infantry pleaded guilty to the charge of ylement at San Antonio The Traflic Committee of all the express com panies is in session at Chicago Eastern w il be the A extern will not changeil Cardinal Arelibishop Ryan other Catholic dignitaries in an interview with Gill expressed sj inpalhy with the Irish cause A Urnilc storm raiifcd atouk President Palmer Says There Be Money Kbouitb NEW YORK Oct Dispatch Francisco Chronicle jng of the letter of Secretary Window dep recating the high salaries jind administration of theWorld minion President Palmer for any anxiety the oney We shall get that too without dollar of special appropriation TMJ of paying the aud ;