The North Platte tribune. (North Platte, Neb.) 1890-1894, March 28, 1894, Image 1
J' ' C. L. WILLIAMS, OF ALL KINDS, And the Leading Daily Papers. ITS (Tlit 7 - ' C. L. Willia.rvn.s' CELEBRATED ' HOME-MADE GftNDIES. 5 HfiBTfl PLATTE, NEBRASKA, WfTJNffiBiX .MARCH 28, 1894. NO. 12, A RARE : TREAT It will be to see the grand display of New Spring and Summer Goods AT THE- The low prices we quote are an important part of the attraction. Just compare our prices with -any other and you will be con vinced that we can save you 25 per cent on all your purchases. r DRY GOODS. One bale of soft finish yard wide Bleached Muslin, regular price 84 cte., onr price 6) cents per yard. The very beet 15 -cent Cheviot at our store for 10 cents a yard. We are still selling 60-cent Henriettas in all colore for 27J cents a yard. We have a nice line of printed Cham brys and Penangs, suitable for ladies' Bhirt waists, men's shirts and children's dresses, all worth 20 cents, our price 14 cente per yard. A real French Sateen, in black only, at 20 cents per yard, worth 35 eta. SHOES. Id our shoe department we offer Mens real Calfskin Shoes in lace and congress at 92.35 a pair, worth $3.50. 100 pairs men's oil grained congress shoes worth f lwo at $1.15 per pair. 100 pairs of ladies' shoes in broken lota worth from f 1.50 to fZ.&, your choice at 91. Come and get your size. All our ladies' French dongola shoes with patent tips at VlZLo a pair. Children's and misses tan color shoes at $1.25 per pair. 25 dozen men's and boys' outing flan nel starts at 'Jo cents, worth 40 to 50 cts. EXTRA SPECIAL FOR SATURDAY, MARCH 31st.-25 yards of unbleached muslin for $1.00; only one dollar's worth to each person. We now have a complete line of SPRTNG CAPES AND JACKETS in latest styles at reasonable prices. Don't forget to ask for one of our i-remium tickets. THE BOSTON STORE. - J. PIZER, Prop. The only cheap store with good goons in Lincoln County. North Platte National Bank, NORTH PLATTE, NEBRASKA. 2?aid ixp Capital. i75,000. WW BIRGE, H. 8CHUTF A. t. STBEITK, DIBECTOBS: A. D. BUCKWORTH. M. C. LIND3AT, H. OTTEK, D. W. BAKER. X. OBEB8T, All business intrusted to us handled promptly, carefully, and at lowest rates. C. R IDDINGrS, LUMBER, j COAL, : Order by telephone from Newton's Book Store. Dr. H. McCABE, Prop. J. B. BUSH, Manager. TOLD IN A FEW WORDS EVENTS OCCURRING IN ALL SECTIONS SUMMARIZED. The Bf aar Happalaff of Serea Days Ke 4eetl From Ceteauu to Uaes Everjr thlag feat Tacts Eliminated Far Oar Xcadan' CoaraaleBC. NORTH PLATTE PHARMACY, Successor to J. Q. Thacker. NOETH PLATTE, - NEBKASKA WE ATM TO HANDLE THE BEST GRADE OF GOODS, SELL THEM AT REASONABLE PRICES, AND WARRANT EVERYTHING AS REPRESENTED. orders from the country, and along the line of the Union Pacific Railway Solicited. J. F. HINMAN, DEALER IN Farm : Implements, WAGONS, BUGGIES, Windmills, Harness, Etc. Warehouse on West Front Street. If. J. BROEKER, Merchant Tailor, u LARGE STOCK OF PIECE GOODS, embracing all the new designs, kept on hand and made to order. PERFECT FIT GUARANTEED. PRICES LOWER THAN EVER BEFORE Sprue Street, bettfeen Fifth, and Sixth. Wadacadajr, March 31. La Bretagne, the French liner which went ashore on Long Island in a fog, got off without damage. Tramps are flocking to Masaillon to join the commonwealth, array. Sheriffs along the line of march are preparing fcr trouble. Six members of the family of Herman Thurton, living near'Plano, Ills., are at death's door from eating uncooked sau sage. A Populist paper of Wichita, Kan., says if Carlisle issues more bonds a million armed men should march on Washington. Mayor Denny of Indianapolis has asked for mor police to aid in the suppression ef gambling aad the illegal sale of liquor. At the age of 121 years Mrs. Anna Bailey, colored, died suddenly in Phila delphia. Lizzie Smith and Mary Smalley were arrested at Ottumwa, la., charged with stealing a team of horses. Charles Mork, arrested for attempted train wrecking, was sentenced to one year in the penitentiary at Waukegan, Ills. The Methodist churches of San Fran cisco have inaugurated a big series of re vivals in a large tent on the new postoffice site. Six illicit stills have just been captured in Arkansas, one of them the largest ever seized in that state. The coal operators in the Osage district have announced a reduction of wages for mining coal to go into effect April 1. Judge M. V. Messick, a well known citizen of Cedar county, Missouri, was drowned in Sac river. The general western headquarters of the American Cereal company, controll ing all large oatmeal mills in the United States, will be removed from Cedar Rapids, la., to Chicago. On account of trouble with, the union musicians, the concert for which great preparations wereyeing made at Omaha has been indefinitely postponed. Owners of copper mines in Michigan affected by Commissioner Lamoreaux's decision will fight the Portage company in court. Than day, March 22. They are again talking of Archbishop Feehan of Chicago for a cardinal. Four well known sewing machine com panies are said to be forming a trust. 'Bill" Buckworth, a famous Indian fighter and scout, is under arrest in Oma ha charged with insanity. Health Officer Kelly of Minneapolis criticised a surgical operation at Law rence sanitarium and has been sued for $50,000. Six members of a family living at Black Wolf, Wis., are afflicted with trichinosis, contracted by eating sausage. The Panhandle has started out a vacci nation car in charge of company surgeons. They will vaccinate every Panhandle employe. It !s reported at Dubuque. In... that the mineral in the Karrick mines has sudden ly given out after a yield of 850,000 pounds. Robert White of Mifflin, Ills., was killed by lightning while standing in his door. Tallandigham Kellers, a 2-year-old child, fell Into water only a few inches deep in a horse watering trough near Newark, O., and was drowned. In the case at Champaign, Ills., of Lena Lingrun against the Illinois Central rail road the plaintiff was awarded $5,000. Moy Lee was fined $300 at Indianapolis for maintaining an opium den in the rear of his laundry. Miss Dowmey and Miss Morrow, state i temperance evangelists, are devoting this week to Galena, Ills. A freight wreck on the Nickel Plate road near Fort Wayne, Ind., caused the death of two tramps and a loss of (10,000. General Superintendent Hill.of the Van- dalia, will retire from railroad service on April 1. He has been continually in rail road work since May, 1850. L.H. Parker, Illinois Central freight agent at Dubuque for the past 28 years, has been appointed general agent for the Louisville and New Albany at Lafayette, Ind. The Stalwart Democratic committee ot "Kansas has decided not to call a conven tion until after the regular convention, July 3. Friday. March 23. Tobacco raising promises to become an imported industry in Kansas. Congressman Curtis' father has started from Topeka in a boat to goto New Orleans. An operatic manager has offered Made lino Pollard 1500 a week to star in his company. Twelve patrolmen who were' discharged at Indianapolis will sue the police board for damages. Eight convicts working on the roads near Little Rock, Ark., made a dash for liberty and four negroes escaped. Milwaukee letter carriers will demand pay of Uncle Sam for overtime since the passage of the eight-hour law in 1888. Charlotte Smith says a delegation from the Woman's National Industrial league will join Coxey's army at Washington. Much sickness is reported among Hur ley, Wis,, miners, whose constitutions have been greatly weakened by, months of frivation. Work has commenced "on asystem bf waterworks at Grinnell, la. The plan is a deep well and standpipe, and will cost in the neighborhood of $30,000, Physicians at Belleville, Ky., declare that Harry Albury, aged 14, has a case of genuine leprosy. Marshall D. Talcott of Chicago is a dfr lector of the New York Law and Collec tion company, incorporated at Albany with a capital of $950,000. E. M. Akin, general secretary of the Rockford Young Men's Christian associa tion, has accepted the position of associ ate secretary of the Kansas Young Men's Christian association. Dr. J. A Houser of Indianapolis claims to have arranged with ex-Queen Llliuoka lanl for a lecturing toar ot the United States. New Orleans authorities deny that the new government of Honduras will sur render E. A. Burke, Louisiana's default state treasurer. Saturday, March 24. Charges of bribery have been .made gainst Alderman Specht of Omaha. At Decatur, 111., Wesley Scribner, aged 83, xnarriii Miss Catherine Beard, aged 63. FredKelsall was sentenced to prison for eight years for arson at Clinton, la. Citizens of Hot Springs have invited Secretary Hoke Smith to visit that town. The large iron rolling mills at Burling ton, la., are to remove to Tacoma, Wash. J. M. Overton, a coal dealer in Nash ville, Tenn., was fined $250 for making a combine with other dealers to control prices. It is feated that thousands of sheep perished in the blizzard in Wyoming. herder was frozen to death. Silas. Gove, the self-sfylcd Immnnuel, thW tmmnnuel. 'the urince of junce. .Is dead at Auburn, Me., at the age ot & years. Robert Habn was sentenced to five years in prison at Waupun, charged with attempting to wreck an Omaha train near Fairchlld. Probably the largest wheat deal of the northwest, involving 3,250,000 bushels, has just been closed at Minneapolis. The Southeastern Kansas Immigration association has been organized at Par sons. The object is to encourage immi gration into that portion of the state. Miss Annie Baubart, of Massillon, O., has been chosen to ride the white horse at the head of Coxey's army of peace. MissTillie Hcneman, a white girl of Keokuk, created a sensation by eloping with Claude Bland, a negro admirer. Democrats of Milwaukee have asked Mayor Hopkins and Postmaster Hesing of Chicago to speak in their city cam paign. David Price was found guilty of mur der at Edwardsville.lll., and his sentence fixed at 36 years. A negro woman is reported to have been mercilessly whipped by whitccaps' near 1'siyelte, .310. Presiiiing Elder Vanliorn, Rockford, III., has appointed April 22 as a day of thanksgiving in the Dixon district. The reason is that there have been more than 1,603 conversions in the Methodist churches during the winter. Slouday, March 3C The female politicians' meeting at Ar mourdrle, Ivan., indorsed the Republican ticket. As the result of au incendiary fire at San Francisco Mrs. Jennie Ross and child are dead. The .Methodist conference of southwest Kansas voted against equal lay and min isterial representation. Tom De Priest, a Benton county, Tenn., "wildcatter," was shot 12 times by a sher iff's pesse, but escaped. Jewish merchants at Troy, Ala., have' received letters threatening their lives if they do not leave the city by May 15. Hon. S. W. T. Lanham, ex-congressman, will be a candidate for the Demo cratic nomination for governor of Texas. At Chagrim Falls, O., an unknown fiend poured coal oil over three horses and then set lire to them, burning them to death. a The maple sugar crop of Ohio will be-a failure fromjthe absence of frost and the high wages. The British bark Stillwater is a total loss at St. Johns, N. B., having gone ashore, tearing out its bottom. The crejv all landed safely. A large consignment of copies o the Congressional Record seized at theTo ronto, Ont., po3toflice recently has bfeen released by order of the postmaster gen- rfil THnpnvpripn of irnlil nhnnfr. 3fl mil Salt Lake City, Utah, cause much excite- meut. lhe belt has been traced miles, is 30 feet thick and assays $20 to th ton. f Tw boys while hunting 15 miles soutbj- west of Winthrop, Kan., found a robberjs cave. When a sheriff's posse arrived, tqe cave was deserted. i Six masked men mounted and equiifc- ped for train robbing, were discovered near Pomeroy, Ivan., in time to prevent them carrying out their plans. bam Jones, speaiung ot nis experience with John J. Ingalls at Nashville, said h did not convert the Kansam-tbat itr waf impossible to convert an old politician in' one night. The famous Bluedorn suit against the Missouri Pacific lias been reversed by the supreme court. Bluedorn had1 secured a 112,000 verdict for a mashed leg. Judire Caldwell has issued an order bv which the contract of the Colorado Mid4 land for a half interest in the New Castle ' and Rifle Creek railroad is to be. carried ! out. . Tuesday, March 27. Smallpox has broken out among 77 Chinamen held at Vancouver, B. C, in bond for American cities. The Populists of North Dakota will hold a state convention in June at Jamestown. Judge Ney of Independence, la.," has been appointed professor of law at the state university. A ferry is to be started over Long Islaud Sound, to be run by submarine trolleys. The managers of the Soldiers' home at Dodge City, Kan., have removed the commandant. Mrs. Lease will represent the Populists, and Mrs. Helen M. Gougar the. Prohibi tionists, iu a joint debate at Mount Car met, Ills. R. L. Garner, who has been in Africa nearly two years studying the language of gorillas, arrived in New York on the Etruria. Owing to ill-health, General Master Workman Sovereign of the Knights of Labor has abandoned his southern tour. Mrs. Calvin Brady, wife of a farmer at Ringoes, N. J., deserted her husband and baby to elope with a negro. It is denied that there is any prospect of a famine among the men flocking to the Rainy Lake gold fields. Mme. Patti and Sig. Nicolini sailed on the Campania. Two million bushels of wheat in Duluth have been ruined by wevil. Reports from New Hampshire and Ver mont predict a failure of the maple sugar crop. Mayor Gilroy has returned to New York from his California trip. He declined to be interviewed. Columbus county, Ohio, finds a shortage of from $75,000 to 100,000 in the accounts of the county treasurer. President Cleveland has approved the act extending the time in which the Sioux City bridge may be completed. New Mexico's Republican central com mittee is in session at Santa Fe. It has asked congress to pass the statehood bill. Acting Governor Gill has issued a requi sition on the governor of Florida for W. S. Jewell, wanted at Lewiston for forgery and under arrest at Osceola, Flo. The dead body of Mrs, Sawyer was found on the prairie near Chamberlain, S. D. It is supposed she became lost in the recent storm, and died of exhaustion. W CASE IN COURT- Receiver frnmbuH's Attorneys it sent Their Arguments Before. Judges, EMPLOYES' ANSWER FILED. Colon, Paclflo Men Deny Vny Intentloa ot StrUclag-f-Wage Schedule to Come Up ThurMay Telegraphers' Troubles Sot Yet Settled. Omaha, March 27. The hearing ol the Union Pacific-Gulf case was resumed tliisnorning in tfie United States circuit coujvbetero Judges Caldwell and San torortenry W. Hobson of Denver, at turrsfor tho Gulf road, occupied the wholo morning in argument, presenting thensatioaal answer filed yesterday. ttav the Union PaciGc is not insolvent. VjIm mnrfc nllrtwpd thnfliilf rnnd tn witli- iw tho demurrer already filed, and eubstitutfi tho answer, but the attorneys of tho Union Pacific were granted the right. to mako replication. Mr. Hohson closed his argument this afternoon, and was followed by Attorney Pattison. also for the Gulf, who con sumed all the rest of the time today. Tho attorneys for the Union Pacific will close tbfl arguments tomorrow. It will lie'inipossible. therefore, to take np the Wngo schedule ;isa before Thursday nlbniinj. The statement of Receiver S. H. II. Clnrko. which was to have been filed with the rourt today, has not yet bwn completed, and it will not be fin ished liefore tomorrow morning. Kmploypm File Their Antwer. ft-Xhe employes this afternoon filed their answer in tho UniLed States court, mov imr to'vacate and set aside tho orders of Judy Dundy for good and sufficient reasons." In referring to the petition of the receivers asking for abrogation of fliles and contracts, the employes state that "the rules and regulations referred tp generally affecting the employes rep- jntcd by your petitioners is not a liies'tion of dollars and cents, but one of right reiation.sinp anu good government necessary for the proper management of the industry that tho managers and em ployes of the- Union Pacific system are mutually interested in." The shopmen jetition ihat the present rules be con tinued in full forco and that the follow ing clause be added: Employes will bo given due notice of two V nny proposed changes affecting the pay ot conditions of their employment and an opportunity to bo heard regarding the same. Any differences that may arise in the future between representatives of the employes and the management shall be submitted to any circuit court having jurisdiction to be adjudicated." Statements made by the receivers with relation to the wage schedule, etc., are denied and , the respondents proceed to state their side in detail, which makes the- document a ""very bulky one. It is signed by the chairuieu of the engineers, firemen, conductors, telegraphers, train men, switchmen and Knights of Labor and their attorneys. They also deny any intention of striking. The difficulties of thn telegraphers are not yet all over, for though they have settled all the troubles with the officials as to rules and regulations, the two sides failed to ugra) as to the wage I'schedule. That part of the dispute. therefore, will come before Judges Caldwell and Sanford along with the schedules ,of the other employes. Krag Sentenced to Seven Years. Seattle, Wash., March 27. Ex-City Treasurer Adolph Krug, who was on Monday last convicted of unlawfully using $100,000 of the city's money in complicity with Henry Fuhrman, was sentenced by Judge Moore to seven years at hard labor in the penitentiary, and to pay all costs. An appeal has been taken, and he will remain ont on bonds. Attempted Assassination. Albuquerque. N. M., March 27. An attempt has been made to assassinate Vincente Sadielo, a prominent Spaniard living in the Plaza Barela. Both Aims Proved True Huntington, W. Va., March 27. In a shooting scrape at Fleming between. Jake Napier and Henry Collins both men were instantly killed. Prisoners Not Executed Wlthoat Trial. Rio de Janeiro, March 27. There is absolutely no truth in the statements that prisoners have been executed with out trial. 1 Will B Beady Saturday, Montevideo, March 27. The sum to pay the coupons of the Uruguayan debt on May 1 will be ready, on Saturday. Preiulcrgast Hearing Set Tor April 5. CrnCAOO, March 27. With little pros pect of securing a. hearing the investiga tion into the sanity of Pr?ndergast, Mayor Harrison's assassin, was called before Judge Chetlain again today. The tato. made an application as soon as court opened that the case be continued, and the court finally set the hearing for April. 5. It was publicly conceded by the state that the court could further ex taid Jlieexecution of the death sentence. 'Southern Pacific Reducing Its Force. San Francisco, March 27. The Chronicle says that owing to an era of economy that has commenced in South ern Pacific affaire, 31 clerks have been discharged from the freight offices and that the superintendent of tho western division has discharged (0 trainmen. It is also reported that a general reduction of wages is contemplated by the South ern Pacific Canglit by Icebergs. New York, March 27. The British steamer State of Georgia which sailed from Glasgow, March 4, only made this port today, having experienced heavy gaiiss for the most part of the passage ar3being five days imprisoned by pack icnd surrounded, by icebergs. March 15 fo of her bow plates were stove in bynce aud tho damage wa3 repaired witplifficalty. t'f CestlyXUlgatlon Over a Hog. 'City,' March 27. John Car rolV"'iind C Thotuas Hancock of Mercer county, Mo.," disputed the ownership of a Bsrkjhire hog valued at $7, and went to Inwabont it. The case went through the pqlice and circuit court, and finally to' thB "court of appeals. Hancock lost the case in each court, and the litigation has cost him about $700. " ' Believe a Compromise Can Be Effected. Denver, March 27. State Mine In spector Reed has returned from Cripple Creek, after spending several days in an effort to bring the minors and mine owners together upon the wage and hour questions. He believes a satisfactory compromise can be effected. fatal Accident to au African Traveler. London, March 27. Commander Verny Lovett Cameron, the distinguished African traveler, after hunting with Baron; Rothschild's hounds at Leighton Buzard, Beffordshire, was thrown from his horse and died four hours later. I , Occupation Tax Declared Valid. ABiLEfE,;Kau.,-iIarch 27. The occu pation tax has. been declared valid by ' Judge Humphrey. Kansas Cm?; March 27. Jesse George, 'a stock shipper at Mercer, shipped 101 head of steers to Chicago over the Rock Islandand only 99 reached their destination: safely. He brought suit. The company claimed it was re lieved of liability by a clause in its ship ping contract, in consideration of carry ing free' two of Mr. George's agents. There was a clause to that effect in tho shipping contract. The court of appeals indorses the eircuit court in finding for : . . fnr n 11! 1 . L ice piamvin, naming inai a cuiuiuuu car rier v?s not permitted to contract against its owt -negligence.. r MEWS OF NEBRASKA. BRIEF BUT PITHY MENTION OF THE HAPPENINGS OF A WEEK. News Which Tell the Story or Seven Days' Crimes aad Casualties aad Other Impor tant Matters Arraaged Attractively aad Given In a Few Words. FOUND! Ti Decatar Ferry Use Started. Decatur, Neb., March 23. The ferry line at this place has begun operations. Alleged Horse Thief Jailed. Nebraska City, March 20. John Mar tin was bound over to the district court on the charge of horse stealing. Tobias Arranging For Waterworks. Tobias, Neb., March 24. At the town board meeting plans for a system of waterworks, to cost $17,000, were sub mitted by A. Richardson of Lincoln. lieutenant Ilardla Detailed to Crete, NeK Washington, March 23. First Lieu tenan C. B. Hardin, Eighteenth infantry, has been detailed to duty as instructor in military science and tactics at Dean col lege, Crete, Nob. School Teacher Becomes Mail Clerk. Weston, Neb., March 26. Professor W. S. Mohler, for three years principal of the Weston schools, has received an appointment as mail agent, his "run" being from Alma to Stromsbnrg. Murderer Carleton Captured. Omaha, March 25. Charles Carleton, tho murderer of August Gothman, who was sentenced to hang Friday, but who escaped from jail at Fremont last Mon day, was captured in Sarpy comity. Two Thousand For a Husband's Iiife. Kearney, Neb., March 24. In the case of Mrs. John Clark against the Union Pacific for the killing of her hus band near the cotton mill two years ago the. jury brought in a verdict of $2,000 against the company. CrtLsbed While Switching. Fremont, Neb., March 24. Frank Williams, a switchman in the Elkhorn yards, while assisting in making up a train fell under a car, tho wheels pass ing over his right leg, crushing it at the thigh in a horrible manner. Monroo Will Have a Depot. Monro::, Neb., March 23. E A. Garrevet returned from Omaha and re Dorts havins made a deal with S. H. H. ClarK whereby this city is to get a depot of regulation size, to cost $1,200, and to be completed within 30 days. Transfer Switch. Problem. Lincoln, March 24. The state board of transportation met to tako up the case of the transfer switch at Schuyler, but at the request of the attorneys the mat ter was postponed for two weeks. The next hearing will bo on April 5. Wanted In Nebraska. Perry, O. T., March 26. Sidney Sapp, a prominent lawyer and Populist politician of this city, was arrested on a requisition from the governor of Ne braska charging the embezzlement of a large sum of money at North Platte. To Entertain the Veterans. Tecumseh, Neb., March 26. The com mittee on general arrangements of the district Grand Army of the Republic re union, which is to be held in this city this summer, has named Aug. 14, 15, 15 and 17 as tho timo for holding the same. Church Won Its Case. Beatrice, Neb., March 26. In the case of the Progressive Brethern church against the city of Beatrice, Judge Hast ings handed down his decision that church property was not amenable to special tax assessments for the improve ments abutting church property. Morin Company Property Attached. Hastings, March 26. A suit was be gun in the district court by the Massa chusetts assignee of Morse & Smith against the J. R. Morin company, which failed two weeks ago. for the recovery of $1,762. and an attachment was issued and the defendants' plant here levied upon. Pioneer Catholic Priest Dead. Omaha, March 27. Rev. James F. Ryan, one of the pioneer Catholic priests of Nebraska, died at the priestly resi dence attached to St. Philomena's catho dral early Sunday morning. He was in his usual good health when he retired. At 11 o'clock he complained of feeling unwell and at 2:30 he wa3 dead. He had labored in Nebraska since 1861. ie best MEN'S EClO: SHOE, evep rna.de.- innrnfe rttfyno a inquire of your sho 2 dealer. (THE FAIR STORE.) Have the exclusive agency for the saie of these Shoes in North Platte. Come and see them. Woman lias Been Sleeping ICO Hours. Ponca, Neb., March 26. Mrs. Thomas McClary of Martinsburg, Dixon County, has been sleeping 160 hours and all efforts to awaken her have proved futile. She seems to be sleeping naturally and her temperature for several days has varied little. She appears to be wholly without pain. Mrs. McClary is over GO years age and has always been an active energetic woman. OMAHA FIRM GOT THE CONTRACT. to Be assisted by Chapliuh Bagby of the house. The blind preacher was peculiarly im pressive in his rendering ot the services for the dead. In hia address he dwelt particularly on the virtues of the home life of the distinguished senator, rather than on his political achievements.. At the conclusion of the ceremonies, the casket was taken up by eight capitol policemen and, preceded by the commit tees of the senate and house appointed to accompanj' the remains, brone through the south door of the chamber. The family, consisting of the widow, five daughters, the son, and tho private secre tary of the dead statesman followed, and the judges of the supreme court, mem bers of the cabinet, diplomatic corps and representatives filed out in order of precedence. When the chamber had been emptied of all saye-the senators and officers. Sen ator Harris (Tenn.). after a consultation with the vice president, moved, that the senate adjourn at 9:4." a. m. This was agreed to. PROCURED BKTAILS OF THE PLANS. English War Office Secret In Possession of the French Government. Birmingham, March 27. The London correspondent of the Birmingham Post writes to his paper that he had reason to believe that important war office secrets have been obtained on behalf of the French government at Whitehall. The correspondent adds that it is known that such attempt had been made and that it is feared by the war office officials that they have been partially successful and that the agents of the French govern ment have been able to procure details of the plans, etc.. of the new works pro jected at Gibraltar. These works are said to be of a most important strategic character and as a result of the discov ery that the French government has ob tained the plans, a most stringent in quiry has been ordered into all the cir cumstances. MISSOURI POrULISTS IN SESSION. Every Iron Work on Omaha Fostofflce Done by Paxton-Ylerling. Washington, March 26. ThePaxton Vierling iron works of Omaha has had its bid accepted by the treasury depart ment for the iron work on the Omaha postoffice. Milwaukee people bid $1,000 less than the Paxton company, but the work will be done at Omaha. The com plete iron work will amount to $27,449. End of the Blizzard. Omaha, March 24. The great storm that has been prevailing over the north west has entirely abated and the sun is shining brightly, with no wind. The Union Pacific and Burlington lines are now open, between Omaha and Cheyenne. Twenty-eight carloads of people, who had been snowbound on the Union Pa cific, reached here today. Four trains had been consolidated, and the passen gers were from 10 to 36 hours late- The Elkhorn line has not yet been opened in the extreme northwestern part of the state and the Black Hills. Two trains from Douglas, Wy., eastbound, are still missing in the drifts, but it is believed they will be dug out before evening. SENATOR COLQUITT'S FUNERAL. fmpressiTe Services In the Senate Chamber Over tho Dead Statesman. Washington-, March 27. Funeral Krvices over the remains of Senator Col quitt drew to the senate chamber a very tfetingnished company. President Cleve land was uot present, but all the msra- lers of his cabinet except Secretary La-; monfc were there. The c:iskst. which was plain black with silver handles, was placed directly in front of the vice presi-. dent's desk, and upon it were two ueau Hful bouquets. Senate Chaplain Mil burn conducted the ceremonies, and was District In the State, Except the Tenth, Represented. Kansas City. March 27. The Mis souri Populists opened their state con vention in this city at Turner hall today. Every congressional district in tho state, except the Tenth, i3 represented. There are present between U50 and 400 dele gates. These, with the large number of visitors, packed the hall. A. Roselle called the convention to order and Price Hackett of Bates count' was chosen temporary chairman. Judge T. F. Wil lis was made temporary secretary. The usual committees were appointed and or dered to report at the afternoon session. General Vandervoort of Nebraska is attending the convention and Governor Lewellingof Kansas is expected to arrive during the day. ENLARGING THE PENSION ROLL. Important Decision of Assistant Secretary of the Interior Reynolds. Washington, March 27. The pension rolls will be greatly enlarged by a decis ion of Assisant Secretary of the Interior Reynolds, announced at the department today. It i3 one of the most important made by the present administration and will admit to the rolls the names of a large nnmber of insane, idiotic and per manently helpless minor children of de ceased soldiers where the pensions of the former had ceased by the children at taining the age of 16 years prior to the act of June 27, 1890, the decision holding that the act of 1890 has the effect of re storing these dependent persons to the rolls during life or a continuance of the disability. CONGRESSIONAL PROCEEDINGS. lenator Sherman's Resolution Precipitated a Free Silver Debate. Washington, March 0. The sundry civil appropriation bill was passed by the house Tuesday without division. The amendment to the proposition for the general land office amending the pro vision of the act of 1891 repealing the timl)er culture and pre-emption acts which wns adopted in the committee at Hie suggestion of Mr. Holmau and which was bitterly opposed by the western members, was defeated in the houso. The clauses which sought to reanire an accounting by the disbursing officers of soldiers' homes to the treasury depart ment and annual reports bv the boards to the secretary of war fell under Mr. Black's point of order. The bill as passed carries $3 17,000 more than it did as reported from the committee on appro priations. The four appropriation bills passed by the house (District of Colum bia, pension, fortifications and sundry civil) carry a net reduction of $24,:14, 958. as compared with the same bills for the current fiscal year. Washington, March 20. Tuesday the tariff bill was fairly launched on its way in the senate, Mr. Voorhees the chair man of the finance committee reporting it to the senate and giving notice that on April 2 he will take it up for consider ation. The rest of the day was taken up by Senator George (Miss.) in a discussion of legal aspects of the Hawaiian question, defending the action of the President. There is but little interest manifested in the proceedings and there was a very slim attendance in the galleries while the Republican side was almost deserted. Several unimportant bills were passed. Washington. March 21. The vice president being absent Mr. Harris, the president pro tern, occupied the chair Wednesday and the senate promptly settled down to routine business and a number of bills were taken from the calendar and passed. Among the bills passed was one granting right of way to the Jamestown and Northern railway through the Devil's Lake Indian reserva tion in North Dakota. Washington, March 22. The house iraent the entire dav in fiUbusterintr over the O'Neill-Joy contested election case. Washington, March 22. The bill for the purchase of a site for a new govern- -ment printing offico consumed nearly tho whole morning hour of the senate Thurs day and much to the surprise of every body an amendment providing for the, purchase of what is known as the I "Mahone" site was passed. Notice for a I motion to reconsider the vote was given, however, and at some future time the ; J subject will be reopened. Mr. Sherman precipitated, a discussion . of the nature of a free silver debate by the introduction of a resolution directing the committee on judiciary to examine and report whether the simulation of the coins of the Uiuted States by coins of the same weight, metal and fineness, except as authorized by law is made criminal. He sent to the clerk's desk and had read a dispatch from Omaha, Neb., stat ing there was a private mint there which was engaged in coining silver dollars of the same weight and fineness as the standard silver dollar; making their profit on the difference between the actual value of the silver and the coined value, a profit of about 51 cents on tho dollar. Washington. March 2:j. The house was in session Friday notwithstanding it was Good Friday. The industry of the lower branch of congress profited little, however. The democrats were again without a quorum and the attempt to consider the O'Neill-Joy contested elect ion case was abandoned until next week. The unanimous report of the elections committee in the Whatley-Cobb case confirming the title of the sitting member to his seat was adopted and tho military academy appropriation bill was passed. Washington, March 24. The house with only 50 members considered tho postoffice appropriation bill in the com mittee of the whole Washington, March 26. Tho death of Senator Colquitt (Ga.) was announced in the senate Monday by Mr. Gordon, the colleague of the dead statesman. In a few touching words he briefly re counted the service of the dead senator in tho field of politics and in his domestic life. The customary resolution of regret was adopted and it committee of 10 sen ators appoiuted to accomx)any the re mains to Macon, Ga. The following committee was named by the vice presi dent: Senators Gordon, Morgan, But ler, Ransom, Gray, Hoar. Proctor, Casey, Perkins and Allen. Prayer was offered at the convening of the senate by Mr. Colquitt's pastor. Rev. Isaac W. Canter of the Mount Vernon Placo M. -E. church, and at 12:13 o'clock the senate adjourned. Washington. March 26. The house adjourned Monday after a brief session on account of the death of Senator Col quitt. On motion of Mr. Rawlins (Utah) a bill grautiug a tract of CO acres in tho Fort Douglas military reservation to the territory of Utah for university purposes was passed. At this point, the secretary of the sen ate appeared and transmitted the resolu tion of sympathy and regret adopted out of respect to the late Senator Colquitt. Mr. Turner (Ga.), who had been chosen by the Georgia delegation to announce the death of Senator Colqnitt, the house then arose and sent to the clerk's desk the usual resolutions of regret and for at tending the funeral and for adjournment ont of respect. The resolutions were adopted unanimously. The speaker then appointed the following committee to ac companying the remains to Georgia: Messrs. Livingston, Holmau, Bunn, Sa bannis, Maddux, McDonald, W. A. Stone, Cogswell and Grout. Former Nebraska .Minister Dead. Quincv, Ills., March 27. Rev. Dr. T. B. Hilton, pastor of tho Vermont Street Methodist church here, died. He had been at churches in Cliicago aud also at Fremont and Omaha, Neb., for two: years. He wag the head of tho Metho dist seminary at S:ili Luk: One brother' survives him of a f;imily of seven, nearly all of whom were iu the ministry. i:x;i!fcivcx 1.-.:t . f ::t Ho bhiickcd. Some explosj-'cs. xvl as dynamite, nitroglycerol, gun cotton, picric add end the new Genu:::; military powder, when simply htuted, bnrn quietly if freely exposed, or, if confined, explode only at the spot where heat is applied, without the whole mass taking part in the explosion. According to H. Blitz, this is probably because they are bad conductors of their own explosive wave. If, however, the same substances are subjected to a violent shock by the ex plosion in their midst of initial charges of mercury fnlminate, the shock appar ently affects all the molecules of the ex plosive at once, and the whole mass of the latter explodes with a violence that is enormous and destructive. Journal of Commerce. 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