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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - September 26, 1890, Salt Lake City, Utah CIRCULATION EXCEEDING THE MOST EXTENSIVE Xxn BEST ADVERTISES tfS I ROCKY MOUNTAIN 249 BRUTALITY AT T1P LAKE CITY UTAH FRIDAY MOBSTCSTG SEPTEMBER 20 isao PRICE FIVE CENTS Bcfflbcrs of Parliament Receive a Vigorous Miring JOHH MORLEY COVERED WITH him to come and save Oho people Evidently ihf police had no desire to treat hngUMi with discourtesy A brutal police attack was made on Keat ing proprietor of tho Limerick Leader who was HO severely injured ho bled pro fusely from the mouth In an editorial the says On ttils occasion tho presence of Morloy has given an Importance to events which arc com monplace in Irish The Chronicle nays Mr Morleys voice Is or so much value to the State that we are compelled to protest his entering such ficrlrmiiaKws Irishmen will easily iiiis liitwrnrfiHils presence but for which His rlrmiiaK Hils pr probublo it riot would not have occurred The Trial Proceeds loaders niimito ExpoHiires Europe of Dillon ami ORrion Kftforc a Prejudiced 01 her Natlonalint Iy TUo News of Sopt OHriftn M j at Cardiff Tuesday wan j brought to this city yesterday ami placed I In prljion Tlio police refused to give any j Infnnnatlor as to wbon ho would bo taken j to Tipporary for a hearing but night tho KutlomiHsts learned that ho would i be conveyed thlthor by the morning train j today whon they atonce inndu prepara tions to give hlrn a worthy escort Much to tin surprise of the authorities a largo gation of prominent Nationalists boarded tho train at tho samo time that the olTlcors appeared with OMJrlcis Among thiwo were John Morloy who ii Ireland for Homo time studying the Irish John Dillon Alfred Illiugworth Member of Iar llument Tor Bradford T O Mealy Mrurlnfc ton and sovoral others On the arrival of the train at Tipporary the for the court housi in a body They had not gonn far when thoy fttojjpod at a utieofc corner They worn by tho police to move on John OConnor a member of Parliament took vigorous exception to this ordor and tho crowd to itlvc throe Morloy Thcj oheeivi wore called cheers for Jnhn ivun with a good totho exasperation of the police who thereupon charged upon tho group and attempted U Corns It bo movu forward In tho rncsleo the policemen did not hesitate to uso their batons Tho Nationalists conMntiod uulr way slowly toward tho court house As this wiis day fixed for tho of the arrested Nationaliats the streets woro full of people Interested i the ease Nationalists hurt thronged to tho town from all adjacent parts Early In tho day If booamo that still another Hirout had bcim nmde Thu victim this tlmo WHS Thomas J Condon u iiiomtKnof rnrllamont for Tlpperary Mast Iki was taken morning at Limerick and also brought to Tippurary AY hen tho hour for tho sitting of the court Jtrrlvoft an Imnujiiso crowd had collected boforotho court houso ready to rush In tho moment tho doora woro thrown open The orowd pressed forward trying to force tholr way Into Mto court house Thu police stoutly charging ropoatcdiy loi fully five minutes thovo was a stand up fight between tho mow excllod throng and tho police At tho crowd was gradtflly forced back and tho police suc ceeded itVnaiUitalnlnga clour space in frond of the court house During tho conflict many persons woro wounded with blown from tho poilooinens bludgeons Among them was Timothy Har rington Ho made Ills way Into tho court room his hair and coat collar saturated I with blood Ills appearaiico urpated a sen sation and lout additional to tho complaint which William OMirlen was mak ing to tho court of the brutality of tho police At first OBrien cmtor tho room unless tho public wore admitted but at duoldud that ho could accomplish more by appearing In court Mitercel tho roam and bltksrly denounced the clubbing of the crowd Then John Morloy arose and appealed to the Court to protect the populace against the wanton useof tho clubs of rho poHoc Meanwhile the Nationalist loaders contin ued to protest against tho exclusion of the general public and tho Magistrate finally ordered tlio doors opened The room WHS nt oneo flllecl to fcs utmost capacity All tho proceedings wero followed Intense Interest At the outset Dillon objected to being tried before the ieiitcioiit ground that had a personal onoqutiter with Shannon oneo at Oashol Shannon had grossly Insulted him Ho urged therefore tho manifest Impropriety of Shannons Hit ting at tho present tdul Shannon refused toadmit tho validity of Dillons objections and declared that ho would perform his duty without bias William OMirlon also objected to Shannon The last tlmo ho saw Shannon the latter was at the head of police who were using their clubs upon tlu people and moreover Shannon had already tried him three times on similar charges His sitting In the pres ent ease was wn Indecency and au insult Tho Magistrate answered OJlrions ob jections In the sumo way that disposed otDHWs Roman counsel for tlio Crown asked per mission of tho Court to make a slight alter ation in tho charges against two Tho latter protested vigorously urging thnt It was Illegal Tho court paid no heed to tho protests but tbo desired changes lionum then reviewed the instances which had led to tho tlmo wheni tho pluu of cam palRn was put In force on the SmithBarry estate at Tlpperary May 10th and ho pro posod to present evidence to prove a con spiracy on tho part of tho defendants from thai tltiio down to tho time when tho ar rosts woro made Tho defendants protested tho in troduction of ovidetice touching matters anterior to the dates spootfiod in the war rants Tho Courtdeckled that tho prosecu tion testimony ofa general character to prove the existence of a con spiracy prior to the dates given in tho war rant but that uo evidence could mitted iionctvrnlng acts of tho defendants done anterior to Mip nioutionedin tho Wliilo ixomptins Morlcy from any tJon to inllucmro tboCourt tho Times he made au unhappy precedent RED JIMS PLOT DaviU States tho Case Tliat He Will Make Out LONDON Sept Sun Francisco Chrontde Davltt will begin in his paper the Labor KorM of tomorrow hisseriesof disclosures i to tho effect that the fabric of political events which began with tho dynamite ox J plosion at tho House of Parliament the Nelson column in Trafalgar Square and tho i underground railway some years ago and i ended with tho Purncll Oomrunilsslon was tho result of a doeplaid conspiracy on tho part of tiio British Government to destroy 1arnol and his movement togother Mr goes to the root of tho history of tho great dynamite conspiracy Ho shows that It wus only after tho hiring of James McDermott or Red as ho was mck nanjcd that tho dynamite campaign really began IIo Hays Woshall establish indisputable evidence of all charges that wo miike namely that Brooklyn organiKed MM dynamite plots In Cork and Liverpool ID tho year IfcSi by theaid of monoy furnished himby lhc Hrltlsh OonsulGurioral m New York and omcials in Dublin Castle that McDermott supplied dynamito to his dupes Deary and others and then betrayed them to Uio police using the dynamite in their possession as proof of tholrguilt that McDermoU by his own con fession and over his signature admitted that ho wus cognizant of and a part of the dynamite outage which occurred in London FRANTIC MORMONLOBBY Me Too Caine Issues a Little Mani festo ANYTHING TO HOODWINK THE PUBLIC A VICTIMS OF THJ3 of Young Saintcsses Hit Route From YOHK Sept September 16th United States Consul Pope at 1FY1H8 Gt yi t orS Every Indication Poifits to Repub lican Success in idabo sin had on board a lot of Mormon ciders bringing over many men aud women and young girls who ho understood were to be used for Immoral purposes Colonel Weber Woodruffs Vagabond To Whom It May Concern1 Bulwarked uy Our Delegate the Usual Washington Stake Badly Scared of SALT LAKE TRIBUNE BUREAU Fourteenth Street f Sept r of the Utah Commission with denunciations of polygamy still that French tho head of the Irish constable detectives was Involved with MeDermott In tho dynamito schemes in Irdand that Mc TXrmoU was from Now York to Mon treal In with tho knowledge and consent of tho British consul to organize a dynamite plot in that Oavllt goes on to state thut a female agent of tho police visited Dublin In and olVoroil money to diUeront men in that iity If they would consent to engage in a plot 1o blow up tlio House of Oommoirs The article ounUiiius Wo to muko good each and all of theso ohargos on oath by witnesses who shall bo examined before unv or commlttoo of investigation tho Home Secretary may solout for that purpose These charges must not and shall nut bo shirked Tho ends of justice de mand an investigation Tho story begins in October 1882 and In troduces iMcOermoU as an employee of tho British ConsulGenoral K describes how ho and another spy got into ODonovan olilco and stole all his papers which they delivered to the Consul and then the British authorities concluded that McDer mott should be sont to England The nar mtivo breaks oil with tho arrival of MuDorniott at Liverpool whcru ho was mot by anomlisary of tho Dublin Castlo secret used for purp forwarded tho letter to Senator Edmunds with a request that he give an opinion in the premises Tho Senators reply received to day from Burlington is as follows I have not the statutes at hand hereto ex amine and so cannot express an opinion about the matter 1 suggest that your office nonsuit with the United States District Attorney on the subject I would also ad vise the Governor of Utah of any such ar rivals go forward to that Territory with the names and description so that he and the District Attorney there may keep watch and catch the polygamisls if possi STEWARTS IRISH RELATIVES AT GO A tvml The Troopa 1joot the Town Murrtci tho People LONDON Sept Chronicles Cal cutta correspondent The troops in committing the wildest excesses and sboot Ing people indiscriminately Several popu lar leaders were shot Tho residences of others aro bosiogod and a lively fuslladc proceeds Tho GovernorGeneral is hiding in tho palace and is cloaf to en treaties from the inhabitants Many women and children who hurried there for protection wore bay oneted by tho palace guard Several 1111 to bombs wore thrown Into tho palace by citizen soldiers Tho Governor justifies tho fiction of tno troops on theground that a revolution was declared It Is estimated that 300 persons 1mvo been killed and wounded in tho two days GOSSIP PROM T3 Court had given its decision in they matter of tho protests Ilounn on bc hall of Iho Orownj continued to reoovmttho events that occurred in 1880 in connection with tho carrying out of tho plan of the whole a sham and demanded that tlio counsel for tlio Crown como to the particular acts with which the defendants worecharsed Ilouau protested that if was entirely out of his power to shorten the proceedings Dillon of Dublin itpplealed for a Sergeant Kennedy of the for assaults upon liiraself and Harrison a member of Parliament The manistratc notwithstanding many protects declined to grant tho desired sum mons and referred Oilloa to another magis trate After the qiiestlou of tho summons had beOn decidedthe announced an adjournment until tomorrow TheexclteKient when tho arrests of and OBrloh wore wiado has its counterpart In the Rationalist circles today Tlie dis patches fromTipporary created a profound sensation Tim fact that John Morlcy is piesentat the trialis a much1 congratulation It s thought thOjtrial will liisjh droblciuthauwecks of ordluaJy Investigation COMOTKiS THE XONTDpX fBKSS i correspondent tji afr inarkod change occurred in idemeaiior of the noltcro when MorleyIssued from Jourt P t on keverulVoices irajEkloriuk T5io ISmporor Lieuton uiit Killed in ii Duel BKUtilN Sept Lonnoburg a Socialist wus sentenced to three inonths imprisonment because ho remarked that Emperor William himsolf would In timo be come a Socialist The Pwt announces that General Loz qynskl will ho appointed Ministerof War to sucooed Yoviiols In a duel at TTotxburg today between Lloutouaut Blothslassor and Lieutenant Gordor the former was killed Tho duel was tho a quarrel hi Leo Praises tho Queen LONDON an interview with an English Catholic noblonmu tho Pope said he fervently hoped for a ryuowal of perma nent diplomatic relations iu England under thebcnelicent rulecf Victoria Ho said tho Ohurch enjoyed throuRhout tbe British Em plvo siibstantlal liberties tho deepestpersonal regard for tho Queen whose thoujrhtfulness for the poor golden opinions throughout the world Tho Indian Kebellion CALCUTTA Sept Dispatch Francisco Chronicle revolu tion has broken out at Manttbur The rebels who were hoadcd by a brother of the Mtvharusah attncitcditbo palace and after a desperate the guards de foatci them possessibn of the palace and killed and wounded Tlio Maharajah Svltha low of his court N ubso Plotters Discovered Sept police have dis tho authors of tho circulars dis yesterday the stability oC with of creating a politicofinancial crisis A MIXED its practiced and persistently denied in Utah has spurred the Mormon lobby in Washing ton in its depths Immediately upon its publication severaldays fitter the an nouncement of its receipt by the Interior Department John T Caiue placed himself id communication with the Church and the necessity of a pronunclaraento to Tho result was Wilford Wood fords letter published this morning addressed to whom it may denying1 that plural murrluges arc still boliiR InJUtah and afflrmiiiK that all tho induoncc of the Church will bo used to make the Saints obey the law of land The precious document is to niRlit by a letter from tho smoothtonfiued Calne who is panicstricken over tho effect which the Commissions report may have upon pending legislation His luttui jrlntod in tho Kmninu Slat is as follows There roccntly been published in your paper extructs from the last report of the IHnh Commission telegraphed from Halt Lake in advance of its receipt by the Secretary of the Interior These convey the idoa that polygamous marriages aro boiiiK entered into by the Mormons and that the leaders oi the Mormon Church continue teach and enforce that docttlnc and practice upon tho adherents ot that faith Tho object of this and similar dispatches about tho practice of polygamy unions tho Mormons is well understood hero There aw pending before Congress two or three bills whliili U to would dis franchise every member of the Mormon Church by pruscdbjng a Lost oath such as no Mormon opuld conscientiously subscribe to This proposed legislation would not af foct the polygamous Mormons they arc ilrtmdy neither vote hold ollico or sitin it would ap ply to tho nonpolygamousMormons the young men of Utah who have never vio lated tho antipolygamous laws and have taken an oath that thoy will not doso in tbo future and have always been loyal to their country and its laws They aro to be disfranchised because they wilt not vote to suit tho radical antiMormon ring at Salt Lake minority which desires to obtain political control of tho Territory to inariipulato its affairs in their interest to collect and expend tho peoples taxes and shape Its destiny To do this all tho nonpolyparnons of tho hardy pioneers those wlio discovered and settled that arid region must bo disfran chised and for no reason but that some few members of the Mormon Church believed in and havo heretofore practiced polygamy Knowing as I do that the charges lately made against the Mormon citizens of Utah are f also that such statements are injuri ous to them and damaging to the best in terests of tho Territory I take great pleas ure in handing you a declaration of the President of tho Mormon Church which I havejust received by telesraph from Salt and request itspublication as an act of justice to a much maligned and perse cuted people in complete refutation of the malicious statomonts heretofore published Very respcctf u Uy JOHN T CAINK Dplcgatein Congress from tho Territory of Calne is evidently thoroughly alarmed over the situation and he may well bo Tho Commission reporthas opened the oyos of maHiy who havehorotoforo believed that politics havo views of those delegated to note the actualsituation in Utah and who now see their mistake NO TAimrP AGltEEAEEENT WAsaiNOTOS Septi 25 Associated morning tho Democratic members of the Committee on Conference on tho Tar Iff bill joined their Republican began an the amendments agreed upon ISo agreement has boon reached re aud binder twine though reemont WANT TJIKIR SHAKE OF THE DJflAD HEHCMANTS M1LLLOXS Gen oval Butler and Lavvyor Socor Bring Serious ChurffCK Against Judgro Hilton und Mrs A HEADLESS DEMOCRATIC TICKET MEUTEXANT FREMONT TALKS Voters Warned Against the Tricks of the Colorado Dem ocrats Erect a Platform and Nom inate a son Reno urinated His Mother Has an and Sev MjxEAPorJS Sept Trjh jmf tomorrow in interview with Lieutenant Francis Preston ff the late General stationed tt Fort SnelHng who says the published reports concerning tho financial condition of his mother and sister in California are sreatly exaggerated While they have no means of their own yet they havo a regular income out of his and his brothers salaries Fremont also looks for a restoration of seven acres of laud in sfan for owned by her husband and which tbo Governmentsoixed and used for s militia reservation She is ilso Imping that tho SJOO pension bill for her relief will be passed at an dnto Mrs Fremont utd daughter reside in Culifoniia on of throat and lung troubles Lieutenant Fre mont says he would have nuiko homo with him could they the cli mate The snine is true of his brother sta tioned at Philadelphia i eeem ON WHEELS Sanguinary Conflict Over a floveabte Colorado Courthouse AN ATTEMPT ON THE LiFE OF ML An Americdii Robbed and Impris piled at Miuulla Sept Dispatch YORK Sept Dispatch Francisco Chronicle the will of Alexander T Stewart to be broken General F iiutler and Lawyer William Holt Sccor claim that such an event will shortly happen and that they have documentary evidence in their possession that will legally nullify the will The case of Sarah Hrauagh of Lisburn Ireland who claims to be tlio nearest blood relative of A T Stewart against W P Smith the colored coachman of the Mrs Stewart came up before Judge Lacombo in the United Stales ciiTiiil court Surprising facts were elicited MaUer eomos up onmotion to havo interrocatoriftssonttolrelanrt 1 wish to ask you General said the court whether ypu now have evidence in your possession sullieioiit to justify a foundation Cor these iiiteiTogatioiis or aro you hoping get such evidence hereafter i will state fully ami frankly to the said 15 u tier that I hvu such ovi deiicc in my possession f have kiuhvn of eases where witnesses have boon bribed got oiI ciC the way whero estatesarc held by fraud and wrong This happens to bu a ease whorcin T havo now in my pocket ovidonou no ono csui gut unless thoy can bribe mo That 1 dont think any one tverdo I have in that little satchel lying there on the table letters tlpm A T in his own hind writing nixing thcso as ills hlootl I dont think thatany one will bo able letters away from GcuiMsil RtiHor then stated for of Russc would prpye that Judge Hilton and Mr and Airs Stewart had visited some of these relatives General Butler said thai they did nob pro pose to have thecommission go over any part of tlio world except to Prom competent witnesses how liiunv of Mr Stewarts heirs are alive Lawyer Socor letters into their possession within a month Oti the night died Judge Hilton drew tip a petition to have his will proved and pro bated Both JudweHilton and Mrs Stew art swore to an affidavit stating that Stew art had not a blood relation then living on earth Tlio will was then immediately pro bated This affidavit Mr Sccor said was false and the result would be whoa they succeeded in proving that Stewarthad blood relatives living that the have to bo reproved He declared they would prove that Judge Hilton anOi Mrs Stewart knew they committed perjurywhen they swore to Tho case against coachman Smith was merely aivin ciclont in the They contem plated merely a wodgo by which they ex pocted to break Stewarts will and have bis blood relations get their share of his estate Thomas Stewart ho said was now in tho poolhouse in Belfast Mr Stewart in his lifetime used to him frlO a thoy had lettersto prove Tho commission lie said would surely go to within a month to take testimony Tho witnesses would all proceed there to testify General Butler and I aro now going off on a coocluded Secor which I hope will result in something that will cause Judge Hilton a good deal of future uneasi A RAILWAY TRIUMVIRATE cans specting sugar tho committee hope to roach an agre in time to report the bill tomorrovv Congressmen not connected with the com mittee say they understand that the con ferees have decided to mako1 No 16 the dividing lino between free and dutiable sugars the loivest duties on tho higher grades to be sixtenths of a cent per and a duty of ono centpor nound be imposed upon binding twine This cannot be confirmed by the statements of the conferees yet it may be correct Tho conferees separated without reaching aii agreement It1 is almost certain thai the bill will be reported tomorrow but upon what basis theagreement will bo made is unknown Later this evening itwas learnedthat the conference had decided tho bill the House tomor i SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA POPULATIONS The Census iiSurcau announces the popu lation of Los an increase of 30 2J1 an of Sau Bernardino 5S40 an IncreSse of San Fraciclsco Chronicle Thoinas T Coil Ins an niericau citizen who if report is Manilla on the TUllipplno islands forisixteen years is and hlSlKwyors TjolJevp thathohas iTo was born York and to Manilla in on a Ivmibor Ho clivimsto1 be d of his business by sued never and ho appealed sixVeiirs to the TTiiitod States forsupport arid has had no recognition i okonts Qb Itallrdad uuln i vniHTiTnniita thVistrikeiib received from Min ister AbbottutBogataV a translation of an extract from i riiessiige of Minister of ForeiguAffairsof Colombia tothe National The Minister the conference will and satisfac of in the meeting of Colom ol plans proposed by thVcbnferpjnceV anaurpes BOISE CITV Idaho Sept to speech of Sweet last night in Sonnas Opera House was a masterly ar raign moat of the Democratic party and an unanswerable argument why the voters of Idaho should support the Republican ticket The crowd was larger than at any of tho other meetings during tho campaign The beauty and culture of the Capitol City gave Idahos first representative a grand ovation Mr Sweet rose to the occasion and in the happiest vein made an eloquent speech Governor Shonp Willis Sweet and Major Houston left Boise City tonight for North Idaho They will speak in Shoshone county the last day of the campaign The outlook now is that the Republicans will elect their entire State ticket Word comes here that Bingham and Bear Lake counties considered doubtful a low weeks ago arc now in lintf and will elect a county uidlegislative ticket strongly ttc publican Hvibois isdoing herculancan work there for the whole ticket A Democratic ticket is in circulation over the State with no head to it The scheme is to stamp it llepublicnii ticket and palm it oil on unsuspecting voters Precinct committees throughout the State should bo on their guard nncl voters should scan every ticket carefully before voting COJliOllABOS DKMOCRACY Enoujjln Men Rotiiidcl Up to Com pose a Ticket DKNVEU Sent tho Democratic StateConvention reassembled CaldweU Yeoman was nominated for Gov ernor The ticket was completed as fol lows LieutciiantGuvernor lingers Secretary of State William F Toremand Treasurer JN Carlisle Auditor AttorneyGeneral 1 JT Maupln SuporinteiKiciitof Public instruction N D Coy Congressman T J ODomull The platform reamrms all the principles of the Natioual Democracy denounces tho of the House of Representatives condemns tho Election bill demands a lower duty upon the necessities of life condemns the Republican administration for recklessness and unnecessary waste of the public Treasury demands the free and unlimited coinage of silver renews the ballot reform based on tho Aus traliiiif i The remain dor of tho platform is devoted to State matters It clenounces the corrupt lavish and unparalleled extravagance of the last General Assembly in appropriations to tlio extent of in excess of the con stitutional maximum denounces the Re publican party for having failed in the re centconvention to condemn or apologise for the stupendous offenses made by the party in power and by its silence condouingthoni Various reforms in the State laws demanded andpledged in tho event of Democratic suc cess at the polls Wilson Kenominated TACOMA Sept Republi can State Convention renominated John L Wilson for Congress by acclamation THE GRIMES OF TOW THE WORK OF GON8RESS HOW THE HOUSE POSTMASTER LETS JttAII CONTKACTS He Exacts a Tribute From tho Contrac Pleasures HAYES THJS PRISON CONGRESS The Civilization of a Community Based On the Condition of tho Laboring Mcu Causes of Crime Gould Huntingdon and Manvel Plot ting Against Their Competitors CHICAGO Sept Dispatch San Francisco Chronicle rail way news bureau says Chairman Goddard of tho Western Passenger Association to day refused the proffered chairmanship of the Southern Steamship Association This decision took Judge Springer of the Atchison and Vice President Stubbs of theSouthern Pacific two members ofthe executive committee now in the city completely by surprise They had counted on Mr GoSdard as chairman but it Is understood the Shore road came hand some increase on its first offer andthat after October 1st Mr Goddard will be on the roll as vice president or general Mr Goddard himself refuses as steadfastly as ever to speak of his movements The Initial meeting of tho Southwestern Association willbe held in New Yorknext Tuesday the official call having by Vice President Clark ofthe Missouri Pacific The traffic relations vast railroad property ruled by President Gould Hiintlhgton arid are being bound together closer and closer and when the completedGalis ready for publication willmake the most startling railroad story of the age It can bo nothing less than such a perfect understanding on continental business that practically amount to a pool President ManyeTs statement also that the Bock Island will never run a through transcontnental train the Midland its a couectiug shows that aclose partner stoipVill formed which tlio rnmnntitnr rtf CINCINNATI Sept The twentieth an nual convention of the National Prison Congress opened here tonight the presi dent of the oxPresident Hayes delivering the In the course of his speech he said the crimes of today are due to the business and social aspirations of today There are two classes of crime in civilized countries and especially out own crimes of capital and crimes of sudden wealth The crimes of those avaricious for gain ayaricious for money are not always merely for money bat to power The crimes of those who are at the top of tho wheel of fortune are not always punished not always Sept Mouse this to consideration of tho conference report on the Land Forfeiture bill The conference report was then adopted also Lho report on the bill tho entry of public lands by incorporated cities for cemetery and park purposes tho bill for the relief of settlers on Northern Vaeifie in demnity lands and tho bill granting a pen sion of SI 00 a month to tho widow of Gen oral Mar ft Enloe Tonni offered arcsolution reciting that it is alleged the postmaster of tho House T I Wheat whoso duty it is to lot contracts for carrying let ti con tract to one Samuel Onibertson for a year on condition that Culbortson him Wheat SI50 per month out of the money received from tho Government and that ho did receive that amount for five months and directing an investigation of those charges and other matters pertaining to Wheats administration Caswell said his information was that this practice on tho part of tho post master had obtained during several Con gresses Postmaster Broome was satisfied that this money was not a proper legitimate perquisite and therefore bad covered every dollar into tho Treasury Hopkins offered an amendment extending the investigation into practices of post master of the JMftioth Congress After some debate this was agroocl to ana the resolution as amended was passen Payne N Chairman of the Special Committee on the Silcou defalcation called upthe bill doliuing duties of tho Ser geantaiArms and it was passed It is framed to guard against any possible repe tition defalcation and it is only when payment is actually made by tho Scrgeant atArms to members that any recoruyeyisa tion bo required His compensation is limited to the present salary A bond of is required A bill was passed appropriating to enable of the Navy to pur chase nickel ore or matte for the manu facture of nickel ateel armor Adjourned Senate WASHINGTON Sept reported to the Senate the jointresolution authorizing the extension for one year of the time of payment for preemption or home stead claims whenever byreason of failure of crops the settler is unable io make pay ment within the time prescribed by law Passed The calendar was then taken up the first bill being the to prevent the product of convict labor from being fur nished to or for any department of Govern ment or used upon public buildings or other public works It was passed the next bill taken up the House bill to amend the contract labor law The bill was laid aside without action on objection by Gorman The following bills were among those passed TheSenate bill to authorixo the acquisition of lands for coke ovens and other improvements and for rightsofway for roads railroads and tramways in connectionwith coal mines1 the Senate bill requiring the United States to defend the title of homesteads under the lawa of the United States In all suits where land is claimed mineral The Senate resumed consideration of the Senate bill to establish a United States land court but adjournedwithout disposing of A Volley of Musketry Aimed at the Mexican 13v idenee Against A Woman Attempts to Cremate Her The Criminal Kecord LAMAU Sept of a serious countyseat between tho towns of Boston and Springfield in Raca county Springfield secured tho seat at an election hold last frill but Boston claims that Springfield has not tho amount of county property nercssary to prevent the scat from being moved by a voto this fall Tho only available building for a county courthouse was a hotel building in Hoston A few weeks ago this sold at Sheriffs sale and bought by Springfield parties Saturday night a party left Springfield for Boston to move tho building to the former town and use it as a court thus pro venting the county seat issue being raised this fall by reason of permanent improvo being made The building was moved about live miles towards Springfield which is about twentyfive milcsfrom Ros lon when the people of latter place dis covered the trick and immediately organ ized All the available horses and rifles were brought Into requisition and a pursuit made Upon overtaking tho a battle began which ended in tho Springliold party being driven from the building which was then buvned by tlio Hoston inns Groat excitement prevails but owing to the isolation of the towns news is hard to obtain Sevoral parties arrived here from Springtleld last night and departed hur riedly after buying all tho cartridges they could lincJ in town It is reported that sev eral parties wore seriously wounded and two killed during tho fight but the news Is not authentic MAKING OUT A CASE Damaging Evidence and dant at the BurcheEI Trial convicted hard with the triii competitors of the great TWO on the Senatbrship and 4annan on Worlds FairCqru rhi3sionerv saidtoday jihat With this haste to get rich comes an anxiety on tho community Everywhere is despair lack of hope lack of opportunity in the thousands In the multitudes in to whom the1 path to these great prizes is closely barred The opportunities here by speculation by gambling by every description of ille gitimate effort to make great fortunes leaving others without that opportunity is a great cause of crime1 country What is the Ihave a great tune if my business is prosperous is it not largely because of men working for low wages under rue Is well for business men to pause and think Must I not share a portion of my profits in this prosperous business with those who make it prosper ous This is but part of a consideration that may be called theory a dbetrint The idea at the bottom of this whole busi reform have believed some yearsthat we arc passing on towards a Niagara of this question It is quite certain thatrunning backward along the line of shistory we see everywhere that the situation the condi tiohsas u welfare in all thenien who do labor country is the test is the mark of true civilization inevery community Today the labor ing men are perhaps more blessedthan ever be fore anywherejapou the Letus see to it that we continue that coudi liionV that whatever may be done by law whatever may be by social may be done by there shall to every man that fewvears with the increase of population man ina ILW U4 that whioh everyman should and a risid enforcement antipolyg An hfevein this an Gentiles thinks for and and t o Withthat diminisi 1 suppress pplygj ygamis i crimluaIclasaesA y V Englana aichieveidJdislii litterateur ot iir JsExpositabn THB U It May P STRIKE the Entire Extend Over System OJIAHA Sept fSpecial to Tant There is every prospect that the Union Pacific will havo considerable rouble all along the line as a result of the switch mens strike now pii in the companys yard in Denver At an informal meeting of the switchmen this niornlng WOODSTOCK Sopt passed iii hearing evidence for identifica tion IVliss Cole testified that she saw Bur chell and Renwcll on the trainfor Eastwood February AUrod Haywood tesUJiod that Hnrcliell and another man pwjisod his houso from the train that John Crosby swore to mooting two Enfxiishmen on Government road identified tho prisoner one of tlu nion and swore that he saw the dead in oemetery the day Bon wells body was cxhqmeUl faintcd durinj cross CXJimination Several other witnesses swpro to seeing two men going toward the swamp on Febru ary J7th to tracks In tho swamp cto Georpre George McDoualdand Goorse ITiclclnson swore to two shotsin the swamp on the afternoon of ruary 17th Hickinson came licre Austin to testify Alexander met a niau walking alone to Eastwood Fob runry 17tli near tlie swamp and identified Burchcll as tho man Obarlos Buck also met the prisoner who asked him tho di rection is to the Alice Smith aned 17 knew Burcncll as Lord tiomerest in He living with her grnndfatbeir near Eastwood She saw the prisoner on v February 17th at Eastwood station a conversation with him She next him in the Woodstock jail On crossexam ination Blackstock made a brutal assault upon her character which caused dignation among the audience Before adjourning saidthat only eight more Crown witnesses called The evidence so far has traced Bnrchell to Buffalo and back to Eastwood station There it so far overwhelming cir cumstantial evidence A AT The Mexican President Narrowly Escapes Assassination NEW OHMJANS Sept Times Democrats San Antonio Texas special says A prominent railroad official who reached San Antonio this morning from tho City of Mexico relates a startling story of an attempt on the life of PresidentDiass during the national celebration onthe llth hist During the climax of the festivities the President accompanied by his personal staff stepped out on the piazza to pyrotechnic display No sooner had he ap peared before a volley of musketry sounded and bits of brick and timber fly around his head He retreated hurriedly to room followed by his stair Threebul lets whizzed dangerously near him Forty men are known to have been con corned in the murderous plot fifteenof the matter was j are nov n jall and ofchers fleeing precipitately from the country All cuuutsof the dastardly deed iti Slexico by the Government rv r T n ofiicers The reason for the attack is as eration of Uttioa Pacific Employees wijl siMicd to a variety of causes tbe moat imj undoubtedly hand In the fight so fur j Is that the President was a strongly suspected of coquetting General ManageiHolcomb is I with the Clerical party wliicn is h direct until conilicl politically and socially with tbe Liberals to whom Diaz owes his power but no definite action was decided upon The men state however that if the Benver switchmen arc in the right the Fed will as is necessaryto protect the their rights out of the city andwill not return In his absence nothing will be done at headquarters regarding Jtlr action THE SITUATION AT DENVER A t With Fish Thieves O Sept t 0 Ou 3 Francisco Chronicle j some time past the fishermen There is little chance in the switclnnens i reservoir liave been aware wat nsn Union PacJfic yards j being stolen from their lately The company is new j jiavo been guarding tliem with sliocguns men andseven engines and declare that t Earlythis morning a undor Burns thoy have today moved more j drew discovered two freight than they did before with125 men netsand he opened fire on and thirty enginesin the same length OL j wounding both They proved time None of thestrikers signified desire j Bowers of Celina and Edward to return andit is probable that all their Van Wort They relumed places will be filled by new men and if is i Bounding Andrews who died this likely also that Brotherj Bowers is iniurcd A shot hit nimr In the eye destroying and his breast j isfull OfshOt A Cadet Slugged LEXixGTOXj Sept citementprevails over a fatalprizefight at the State Military VirsiniiWaged15 a of Texas aged 20 quarreled and settie by a fist fight Thirteen rounds were foufiht hood will refuse the fight THE SALE The Santa Fe Officials Claim Con theBoad I Sept Journal asserts that the San ta F6 adm it that their corporation has purchitsed tbe Colorado Midland road aud control Grande While the uegptlatidrii for the the may result infailwe U secure direct that there is doubt thatthe Santa Ft con i aferro wasdead McConnico tried t the Thenews of the attack of of Tip pcrary re ceived nar but was placed in jail Set FranciscoChrontete Meerhahis onder arrest at to burn water on ;