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THE RED CLOUD CHIEF.
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REDJCLoUn, - - NEIIRA8KA.
All the papers of Paris bollovo that a
Cabinet crisis la not far off.
Tmt Farmer's Review of Chicago,
toys recent cold weather haa damaged
Tub wholcsslo grocers havo formed a
comblnatloa to guarantee tho aalo of
sugar st a prof t
It Is understood that tho German and
fiwlaa Governments will ahortly nego
tiate a now treaty.
A rHii.AiiKi.rnu magistrate haa hold
the vivisection of an etherised doff to bo
Tun Eastern lines have resolved to
take their tickets away from tho sgnnts
la the Chicago hotels.
Fathm Dooukr, of the Jesuit mis
Ions In Africa, haa. been taken a pris
oner by the Dahomlsas.
Thk Kentucky Legislature la eon
lderlng a bill which will put a stop to
the mountain feuds in the State.
Hbvkral Nihilists wero arrested near
the Anltohkoff Palace, whore the Csar
ad his family wore recently staying.
An English syndicate Is Booking to
obtain n controlling interest In the fruit
nd oyster canning Industry at Haiti
noro. Tbjb wlr attlls throughout tho coun
try havs boon closed for two weeks In
order to reduce the supply of wlro oa
the market ,
J. C McGiutnoH, ox-member of tho
Ohio Assorobly, died at Zancsvlllo re
cently of diphtheria. Ills entire family,
wlfo and four ehtldron had died of the
terrible disease In two weeks.
Danikl Daly, m policeman who was
truck in tho head with a pleco of shell
t tho Hnymarknt Anarchist riot, has
become insane from tho effects of tho
wound. Ho was adjudged insane in tho
county court at Chicago and sent to a
TitR first block of tin produced from
n American tin mine reached Pitts
burgh, Pa., recently. It weighs twenty
live pounds and was taken from a tin do
posit near llormosa, H, 1)., by tho (lien
dale Tin Company. It has been exam
ined by experts, who pronounce It ex
cellent ..Tax friends of lh W. F. 8. Mnrdy,
who was sentenced to tho penitentiary
for ten years recently for the murder of
fills Tipton, formed ono party in the re
cent municipal election at Meulton,
Iowa, and wero oppoticd by Murdy's
enemies. Tho Murdy party elected their
Faiimkiis In the vicinity of Oolconda,
111., aro alarmed ever tho spread of
glanders The State Veterinary Sur
geon, looking Into tho matter, found It
yen worse than reported. About ono
doxen horses were killed at once undor
his direction, and there wero a number
Notwitustaniuno all reports almut
the Improvement of the Prince of Wales'
health, It Is an, undoubted faut that he
la obliged to observe great cam In re
gard to himself, and that then Is a
diminution of his old energy and spirits.
Unas settling down to the seriousness
otrlpo middle age. Thoso who best
kaaw hla spoak of his remarkable
chBitfM of temperament and character.
TwO'itotod scouts of early days, who
have been on a two weeks' hunt In the
Cherokee Htrip, state that claims are
staked off with toga all over tho south
part of tho Strip. They saw quite a
smmber of would-lm settlors. At tho
big bend of thu Arkansas rlvor ua tho
aat they found a lot of men who
threatened to cross and burn out the
cattlemen and appropriate tho barb wire
for their own use.
Complaint has again liecn made to
tho Treasury Dopartmqnt that Mexican
laborers are being Imported Into Texaa
for work on the Texas A Pacific rail
road In violation of the Allen Contract
Labor law. It la said that In order to
evade tho law no contract Is made with
them until after they aro in United
States territory. An Immlirrant Insnoet-
or will probably be ordered to Texas to
Investigate the matter.
M. I.k Covin:, member of the
Chamber of Deputies, bad an Interview
recently with M. Hpuller, French
Minister of Foreign Affairs, In which he
represented tho disadvantage the French
dry goods trade would suffer from the
adoption by the American Congress of
tho NoKlnley bill. M. Spuller stated
tliatlrance, Kngland, Italy and Switzer
land Mud 'agreed to communicate with
the Washington authorities In regard to
Dktail received ef the loss of tho
Hrltiih steamer QuetU In Torrea strait
while bound from Cooktown. Australia,
for London, show that the Lascar men
belonging to tho crew took possession
of tho best boat on tho steamer and re
futed to let any one else enter It Tho
survivors of tho disaster took the other
boU and laaded oaAdolphua Island,
three miles from tho ace no ot tho wreck,
from which they were rescued by the
IUi'Rkkk.ntativk Walsh vigorously
pulled AttorncyHH'ncral Goodwin's aoae
la one of the corridors of the Capitol at
Bismarck. N. P., recently for having
mentioned hla namo In connection with
tho lottery scandal lloodwin made no
effort to retaliate. There v. ere rumors
that a duel would grow nut of the affair,
but It was not generally believed that
the Attorney-General, though not lack
lag la courage, would attempt to ffet
nea according to the code.
NEWS OF THE WEEK.
Oleamtd By Ttefrtph avnd ICftO.
IN the Fensta on thed Mr.Voorheee offered
n resolution looking to an Inquiry Into the
1st leae to tha North American Company
of tho privilege of fur scaling In Alaska,
which was referred. A bill psnacd fixing toe
eslsrlo of United states District Julges st
Mea The Kducstlonsl bill wss then de
bited until s1)ournraent....In the Homo
a petition wss presented from tha
Rirventh Day Adventlrta, cnntalnlnR tM,
an nsmra, prntcillng against the pseaage
ef any bill In res aril to the observance of tha
ftalibath. A Joint reaolutlon authorising the
appointment ef thirty additional medical
examiners for tha fenalos Bureau patted.
Tha attempt by Mr. rerklaa to have the
rules auapentei In order to pass tho Okla
homa bill failed and tha Arkansas contested
election caaa then occupied tha attention of
the House until adjournment
THB business transacted In tho Senate on
the Oh wsa unimportant Several brld.e
bllla were reported and tha bill appropr at
lngt)9,QM lor a monument to cominemorata
tho battle of Trenton ws paaaed. The Ken
ate occupied nve hours In executive an-alon
debating tha reaolutlon In regard to tha
manner In which proceeding in ercret tea.
alon leaked out and srera published In full
everyday. Tha leak sppcaie not to hsve
been dlaoov -red. , . .The entire session of tha
llon-a wsa tak a an In debating the Arkan
sss contested election case.
WMXMthe Beasta met on the Btti tha at
tempt to pass the bill to Incresae tha pen
sion of tha widow of tlenersl Warren de
veloped the fact that no quorum was present
Pending efforts to secure a quorum the bill
went ever aad Iba BMelr Rdursllonsl hill
wsa agala laid before tha Senate. Senator
Harbour spoke In favor and Senator I'lumb
aialnst the bill Adjourned.... The House
sgalntook up the Arkaneas contested eleo
tlon oase of Veatherstoaa vs. Uata and attar
a long debate ou.ted Cats and sested
restharstosa by a vol of lie to 1st. Ad
Journal. A mimbbb of bills wars reported In tha
BenataiintheSthand bills passed giving a
pension of 171 a aaoath to the daughter of
Major-General Worth, and Increasing tha
Jenalon of the widow of Qeaersl Warraa t
100 per month. After an executive session
tha senate adjourned. , . .Tha vatsTe morning
hour of tha House was consumed
la tha discussion of a bill for
the compulsory attendance of wltneaaea be
fore reglatera and receiver ef land-ofllrea.
The Home then, In Committee of the Whole,
eonaldercd bills for public building. Tho
deb ites at tlmee were quite exciting. Sev
eral bllla piuaed when the committee ro-c,
after which the Homo adjourned.
Arrxn lint uausl morning bualneaa the
Henate on the 7lh conaidnred bllla on the
calendar and patacd aevnral bills for public
buildings. I'end ng dlaousslon of tho ap
proprlstloti of W,io for a building at suit
take L'lty.thn Kduoatlonsl bill wee reached
ss untlnlahed bualneaa. Henator lllstr agiiln
apoke In lie favor and took occnilon
to refer anveroly to tha praa of the
country. Henator Hale oppoied the
hill. Pending debate the Senate adjourned
until Monday.... Tim House paaaed the Hen
ate bill for a brldice across tha arbsnaas
river In the Indian Territory. The report of
tha committee on the Alabama eontuatril
election casa of Threat vs. Clark In favor of
dark, the sitting member, wss unanimous
ly adopted. The bill referring to the Court
of Claims the elslm of W. R. Wooltirld for
thouaa of hla Invention of projnrtllea for
rifled cannon waa defeated. Illlla were then
conaldered Irs Committee of the Whole until
recess At the evening sesalon pension bllla
VKRAONAL. AND rtlLITtCAU
Wtt.i.iAM II. Allison has lwen re
elected by the Iowa (lonorul Assembly
to tho United States Senate for the
term of six years. There was not a dis
senting Republican vote.
Tiik Irish Land bill to lm Introduced
by tho llrltlsh Government contains
clauses to assist emigration and to abol
ish tho land courts and land commis
sion. A Olapstonian won tho recent Par
liamentary election in St Pnncras,
Tiik Henate has confirmed Henry C
Caldwell to be Judge of the United States
Circuit Court for the Eighth Judicial
Edwin Cowi.kb, editor of tho Cleve
land (O.) Leader, died on tho 4th, aged
sixty-five, lie waa a well known Re
Tint National Republican League ad
journed nlnn die at Nashville, Tvnn., on
tho 8th, after adopting rosolutloBa, Hob.
John M. Thurston, of Nebraska, waa
re-elected president and Cincinnati waa
chosen for tho next place of meeting.
Yovno Abraham Llneoln, son ot Min
ister Lincoln, died at Inindon on tho 5th
from the effect of a malignant carbun
cle In hla left aide.
Tiik President haa approved the act
providing for aa Asslstaat Secretary of
Tiik English Government haaofflclally
admitted that the Sultan of .an-lhar
had no right to code to tho English com
psny the tslsnds of Mnnda and Patta.
AuvtrK from the Transvaal state
that a serious riot has occurred at Jo
hannesburg. President Krugor at
tempted to deliver a speech, but was
prevented by tbo crowd, who organised
ik ina-. meeting, denounced the Trans
vaal Government and lore the flags from
the Government buildings.
Much uncaHlncK existed In lterlln on
the Mb, canned by nu announcement
that the Government had determined to
ask for ftrxh military urrdtU and to re
introduce the Anti-Socialist bill. The
bourse cloned flat
Tiik forces of the King of D.thomey in
Africa have met with another serious
defent at the hands of tho French, los
Tiik Ohio ltcdlstrlctlng bill has be
come a law.
Tiik Prince of Wales has sent a letter
to Minister Lincoln condoling with hist
on the death of bis rou.
A chihis ha occurred in the Hunirarlan
Ministry and the resignation ot Premier
Von Tlsta was expected.
ItKV. CI.KMKNT M. llUTLKH, 1. IV, died
in Gcrmsntown, Pa., tho other night
aged eighty year. He as at ono time
rector ot Trinity Church, Washington.
and chaplain of thu United States Sen
ate, Ho was an Intimate friend ot Web
ster, Clay and Calhoun In their day.
Tiik Italian Chamber of Deputies ap
proved the Government's African policy
by a veto ot IV? to 55,
Tiik Attorney-General ot North Da
kota makes very grave charges ef cor
ruption against legislators over the
Alt avalanche ot anew awept dowa the
mountain at Wall Cut on the high Ua
division ot the South Park railroad,
near Wheeler, Col A train wad burled,
the men being rescued with some trouble.
A roadmaster waa carried scleral thou-
feet entirely across tho rlvsr.
DnNNr.LLr tc Sons, printers ot the
Chicago directory, have failed for 1 10O,
Foirrr armed men of the Smith anl
Slusser factions had an encounter at
tho court house at llarboursvllle, Ky.,
the other day. Ono man only received
a serious wound.
Thk Ccar has received a th'roatenlng
letter from a woman signing herself
"Tchlbrokoya." Tho Russian Ministers
also received similar notes.
Kinr.KN Hwodea and Hungarians were
Ins destitute and befuddled condition
at Pittsburgh, Pa., recently. They had
been shipped from Stockholm and
wanted to reach Kansas City, whom
thoy wero told houses and lands awaited
Thk Ohio State board of penitentiary
managers has recommended to President
Harrison tho pardon of Fidelity Hank ,
wrecker narpcr, wno lias yoi lour years
Tiik Hank of England haa reduced Its
rate of discount from ft to4j per cent.
Ciiahlks Lti'PtNcnrr, tho soda water
apparatus manufacturer of Philadelphia,
confirms tho report of negotiations by a
llrltlsh syndicate for tho four factories
in this country.
Thk town Of Reading, Mass., waa re
ported on Are on tho morning of the 7th.
Much damage was done.
Tiir Cleveland and Chicago express
on the Lako Shore road waa wrecked
near Buffalo, N. Y., on tho night of tho
6th. Tho cause waa duo to a broken
coupling, a Pullman car being piled on
top of tho day coach. Seven persons
wero killed and about fifteen Injured.
Thk private banking houso of Hellern
ot Frcros, a branch of tho Parla banking
houso operated at Han Francisco under
that name, haa made an assignment It
Is bellevod tho liabilities will reach
Thk great pigeon shooting match be
tween Chicago and Kansas City onded
at Chicago on tho 7th In favor of Kanaaa
City. Tho scores were 4'J0 and 410.
HtisiNKss failuroa (Dun's report) for
tho seven days ended March 0 numbered
UoO, against a total of U0I tho previous
week. Last year the figures wero SHI.
Tiik Arab power of Uganda, Africa,
has tHinn completely overthrown. Dis
sensions, however, wero probable be
es use of Protestant and Catholic rival
ries. Tiik remains of Alderman Hillock, of
Chicago, wero Interred In Rose Mill
cemetery. Ills body bad lieen refused
Intormont at Calvary hecauso ho bad
been a Mnson.
Jamkh McIntohh, of Spirit Lako,
Iowa, and two young ladles wera
drowned recently while driving aerosn
East Okobojl lako In a sleigh.
Thnkk Itoys went Instantly killed re
cently by an explosion of dust In tha
Armstrong furniture factory at Evana
Got.n has been discovered In a gravel
bank near Sioux Palls, H. 1). Tho ex
tent of the deposit is not known.
A hank of lead thirty feet high and
fourteen thick has been struok on a
farm near Dubuque, Iowa.
Miih. Ai.kxaniikii Htokks waa burned
to death In her dwelling In Denton,
Md., tho other day.
Tiik Scotland Yard policemen havo
evidence of a conspiracy 'of desperadoes
in Canada to Inveigle rich young men
from England undor tho pretense of se
curing farms in tho colony and murder
lug them. The Idea grew out of tho
llonwoll murder at Nlugura Falls.
A LAitiiK portion of tho money stolon
by Express Agent Walton has been re
covered at Dallas, Tex., where it was
A woman's bead has been sent to
Prince Dolgoroukoff in Itussla, signed
"Jack tho Ripper." Tho murder walw
Ueved to be connected with Nihilism.
Miss Ci.aiia Hahton, ot tho Red Cross
Society, has Issued an appeal for the
pioneer settlors of North and Houtb
Clkaminq houso returns for the woek
ended March 8 showed an average
Increase of n.u compared with tho cor
responding week of last year. In New
York the increase was ft, 4.
Ex-Sultan Muiiaii la reported to havo
died atConstantlnnple. Ho was deposed
attar a reign of a few months In 1870 oa
tho alleged ground of Insanity.
'1HK trench position in Dahomey Is
tstd to bo critical.
Tiik last honors to the remains of the
late Minister Pendleton were held at
Cincinnati on tho 8th. Tho Interment
was at Spring Grove cemetery.
Thk final dissolution of tho famous
Credit Molilllcr Company was ordered at
I'hlladelphlaon the 8th.
rou the llr.it time lnce the lire Itoiran
unoke conscd to Inane from the South
Wllkeslurro (Pa.) shaft on the Ulh.
Over a tlious.ind gallons ot water a min
ute had been Hurod Into tho in I no for
lev e nt I ilavs.
CoNMitKium.K destitution Is reported
imong the laboring cUttesot San Fran-
Mhco. ltcnovolent cltuens have nuh
icrllH'd money to employ a number In
the Golden Gale park.
.1. P. MlwilKl.l., an oil well torpedo
handler of Franklin, Pa., was literally
blown to pieces by an explosion ot nllro-
jlycerlno tho other day.
UiuiAtm .t Mann, Icmccs of the
Parker House, Ronton, aro Involved.
Their liabilities are f.114,000 and their
W. It. Conn, who killed a man named
Richardson In Cook County, Tex., seven-,
toon years ago, has Just been sent to the I
KltttM tirl.,n f.tp furltf vnirt fur thu '
Thk five renegade Apaches In Aritona
have been it I posed, of. Throe were cap
tured and two killed.
Thk trial at Wadnwlce, Austria, of
the persons accused ot emigrant swind
ling resulted In the conviction by the
Jary of thirty-oao of the sixty prisoners.
AN extensive blase In the Kbhard
Manufacturing Company's works at
Cleveland, 11, destroyed three brick
buildings containing tho rolling and re
pair departments. About 1,009 men
were thrown out ot employment
Ji'ixiK Aitkin, of bacramento, CM.,
has ordered the partition ot the 4000
acre ranch ot Kaa Jacinto Nuevo among
Tiik Customs Committee ot the Preach
Chamber ot lKputles has decided to tm
mae & dutv of 3 franca on Luvlirm earn
laud 5 franca oa cora Hour.
NEBRASKA STATE NEWS.
Thk Hlsmarck, Kearney A Gulf and
tho Kearnoy, Denver fc Northwestern
Railway Companies filed articles of In
corporation with tho Secretary of State
tho other day. Roth have a capital
stock of 9!00,000, and both havo local
incorporators. Tho former" runs from a
point on tho southern line of Webster
County northward through tbo State to
tho north lino of Keya Paha County;
tho latter from Denver to Yankton diag
onally through Nebraska from tho sooth
west to the northeast corner.
Two young Cheyenne County farmers,
who lived on neighboring farms, sever
ally possessed a handsome wife and
baby, each became Infatuated with tho
wlfo of tho other, and finally mutually
agreed to swap wives and babies. One
lately took the other's wlfo and left for
Colorado, leaving bis noigblior In pos
session of hla wife.
A f.ATK fire st O'Nnll destroyed the
notion store of W. Evcred, the Elkhorn
Valley Rank, Dr. Connelly's drug store,
M. M. Sullivan's general store, tho law
office of Carleton A Canton and two
small offices on tho north sldo of Doug
las street Tho loss was estimated at
10,000; Insurance about II, MO.
At the late reunion of veterans of tho
First and Second regiments of Nebraska
volunteers, hold at Plattamouth, the
following wero elected officers of tho as-
soclstlon: President H- C McMackon;
vice-president, J. Q. Goss; chaplain,
Fred Harris; secretary, George V. Hall;
treasurer, Christ Hartman.
Cii Allots Lkk, of Elkhart Ind., and J.
M. Mason, of Springfield, 111., both pro
fessional sprinters, ran a seventy-five-yard
foot race at Coxad tho other day,
for S.100 a aide. Leo won by twelve
Tiik motion made for a now trial In
tho case of Charles Shepard for thu mur
der of Carl Pulslfer at Crowell on tho
10th of December was heard tho other
afternoon by Judge Marshal In the dis
trict court at Fremont and a now trial
refused. Thu prisoner was sentenced
to bo hanged Juno 111.
Gkkki.kv County claims n population
of 11,000, has fifty school houses, fifteen
churches and six newspapers.
Tiik elevator at Cordova was entirely
destroyed by fire the other day, to
gether with its contents, including a
carload of corn which had been collect
ed for the Dakota sufferers. Tho loss la
. about 90,000, with 9'i.OOO Insurance.
I Vamai.m recently broke Into the
I Presbyterian Church at Admab, Wash
ington County, and demolished all the
lamps and poured the oil over the floor.
! 'Plus WieaBtslnai aatsass sBiaaawv aa till tiilt1it IkA
ass? reBi tfss-ev nviu nuwvf u saisia nuum su
required to make good the loss.
Jok SiiKl.t.KNUKiuiKii, who was arrest
ed at Nebraska City on suspicion of be
ing ono ot tho murderers of tho aged
couple Nathan Jones and wlfo near
Omaha. Is reported to havo made a full
confession of his crime. Ho is said to
lie a nenr relative of the man Shellen
berger who was lynched a year or two
ago at Nebraska City for the Inhuman
treatment and murder of his daughter.
In the district court at Columbus the
other day the Jury in the case of Myrla
11. Drane against J. P. A lit, a saloon
keeper, after being out fourteen hours,
returned a verdict for the plaintiff for
S'-'itft. She sought to recover !:i,roo dam
ages for liquor sold to her husbund tho
pst three years.
Mn. Sukkt, of Merrick County, has
been recommended for appointment as
register of the Grand Island land-office
and Mr. Hall, of Scotia, to bo receiver,
the Nebraska delegation in Congress
having ta'en final action.
Thiikk little children of a Mr. Edney,
residing at Superior, recently wandered
away from home and after searching
two days the body of ono was found
under tho ten In the Republican river,
the other two had not been recovered.
The children, when last seen alive,
were on tho banks of tho river holding
each other by the hands, and It Is sup
posed they slipped off the bank, falling
in a hole In the ice.
Thk Fillmore County Agricultural As
sociation is out of debt and will build
new buildings and other lao Improve
the grounds. The dates for the next
fair have been fixed for September Irt, 17,
18 and IV.
J. D. Towkll, editor of tho Gandy
Star, committed suicide recently by
shooting himself in the mouth. He
was out at the stable feeding his cows, ,
and did the Woody deed while In
manger, and was found lying on tho hay
that he bad Just thrown to them. He
i was Just recovering front the effects ot
la grlpio, and It seemed to hate affected
Thk business men ot Madison have or
gunltcd n company with a capital twk
ot SIOO.UUO for tho purpose of establish
ing a lcot sugar manufactory.
A riitK broke out at two o'clock tho
ether morn ng in tho general merchan
dise stem of Crawford C Taylor, at
Madrid, und could not bo checked until
six hualncrt helixes were reduced to
ashes. With difficulty It was prevented
from burning two solid business blocks.
The principal losses were: Cnwford A
Taylor, W.tHH): inaurance, &l.S00i C. O.
Leo, srt.ooo; Insurance, !,n00;C II. Gale.
f4,O()0; Insurance, SLitou.
Tin; other morning Andrew llrowder,
a farmer living four miles southeast of
Alblou, tell from the topot bis windmill
to tho ground, a distance of twenty feet
and broke lioth hip. Ho was In a very
Last fall a Pawnee County firm ot
sweet potato growers put 1,400 bushels
ef the vegetables In the cellar and now
havo on hand '.'00 bushels for eating
purposes and 000 bushels ot need po
tatoes. In the district court at Aurora Hoary
Thorabltl was recently convicted ot the
murder of William Harnett last J sly,
and sentenced to be hanged Juno 13.
Wokk will lie commenced on tho Dul
ler County court hue at David City
about April t.
llryr au Corxrr has fifty-three Farm
ers' Alliances with an average member
ship ot over fifty person.
Thk young people of Ruxtoa have
purchased lots and raised tsoo towards
the building ot a Presbyterian Church.
A wixtvMitx factory and foundry will
locate at llrokea How if proper lad
tents are guaranteed.
What tha Senate aad Haass Nave In Haad
and What Is Kaam-ted.
Wamiixutox. March 10. The uncer
tainty surrounding the disposition of
tho questions raised by tho recent re
consideration of executive session mat
ters makes it Impossible to forecast with
any degree of accuracy tho work of the
Senate for this week.
Senator Dolph'a committee will to-day
resume the Interrogation under oath ol
members of tho Senate respecting their
connection with "leaks" in the past and
the report of the discoveries may pre
cipitate another discussion similar to
that of last week. So much of the time
of the Senate waa taken up with thedls
cusslon that tho Iilslr Educational bill
was not disposed of, and It still heads
the calendar as unfinished business. A
very general fooling exists in favor of
closing this debate this week and to take
a vote on tho bill if possible. Mr. Evartt
will close tho debate in support of the
The report of the Commltteo on Priv
ileges and Elections on tho Montana
esse Is likely to lie made this week, but
the debate that must ensuo will nut
begin until the lllalr bill is out ot the
The Urgent Deficiency Appropriation '
bill will lie reported from the Committer
on Appropriations this week. I
Senator Stanford will offer a resolu
tion to-day Instructing the FlnsncoCom
mlttee to Investigate and report upoa
tbs expediency snd desirability of tha
Government losnlng money upon rest
estate mortgages at a nominal rate of
Interest one or two per cent per annum, i
retaining ino rigni to can in a certain
proportion ot mo loana wnen occasion
In the morning hours tho Oklahoma
Townsito bill may bo considered and
further progress made in the execution
of tho order to dispose of public build
ing and bridge bills on the calendar.
Thu work of the House this week will
probably lie devoted principally to add
ing new stars to tho National flag. The I
District of Columbia Committee will oo-'
cupy to-day in tho disposition of meas
ures relating to local affairs, and after
that the Oklahoma bill will lie taken
up and passed upon finally, as far
as tho Houso is concerned. Then,
according to notlco already given,
tho Territories Commltteo will present ,
for the consideration of the House tho
bill to admit Wyoming as a Statu of the
Union, and this will bo followed by the
Idaho bill If any time remains.
The Commltteo on Elections desires
to cnll up tbo contested election case ot
Mudd vs. Com p ton, from Maryland, but
will only do so, according to present
management if It can bo done without
interfering with thu Statehood bllla al
GREAT FIRE AT
A Quarter of a Million llurned I'd la a
Dkthoit, Mich., March 10. -At 0:1S
last evening Are was discovered in tha
roar of Gray & Raffs six story furniture
factory, 08 to IM Congress street Tho
tiro was on tho fifth floor, and before the (
department could get to work bad gained I
headway among the very dry materials
and spread rapidly to the roof and then
downward until the roof and up-
per floor fel, currying tho flro
to tho ground. Carroll .t Hunt's
chair establishment went next, the
two making an Intensely hot fire, which
not only rendered firemen's work very .
dlfllcult but threatened to consume
buildings on the opposite sldo ot tho
street The Carroll cigar factory was
At midnight tho fire was under con
trol, but still burning fiercely. Tho
total loss Is estimated at v!.V),000,
tlally covered by Insurance.
burned buildings wore tho property of
Henator James McMillan and valued at
FIRE AT WEBS CITY.
Horse llurned aad Mevaral Untitling De
Joplin, Mo., March 10. A fire at
Webb City at four o'clock- yeaterday
morning burned tbo livery barn of
Ward .t Thalbarn. tho Ruffalo Hotel
and five one-story structures. Tho total
loss is 911,000. There was no Insurance
except S200 on a carpenter shop. The
flro originated in tho livery atnble.
Twenty-two horses perished, fourteen
belonging to tho firm and eight to board-
I ers. Six buggies and carriages, two
transfer wagons and a sprinkler, owned
I by tho Arm, and ten vehicles owned
tv ti.tip,tnr t,tr. i1nf ritvi.t 'Pivnlvt.
horses were saved. Every thing except
stoves and carpet wero saved from the
small buildings and hotel. Total Ion.
$10,700. The Waterworks Company Is
Just laying mains and the town 1
solutcly without protection from a flro
ravage. Carelessness In leaving clothes
near a red-hot stove by the sUldn em
ployes um retiring was thu cause of
thu lire, ,. .
lUghl 1'rrown Humes).
Momukai, March 10. Mrs. Onealme
Collerelte, the wife of a wealthy French
Canadian farmer, and her seven chil
dren, were burned to death yesterday In
their home near Coto St. Michael, flvo
miles from this city, Tha family lived
in a large, fine houso. At an early hour
tho-bullding took fire and before assist
ance could be given it waa burned to
Omuia. NeK, March . Sixty line
men In the employ ot the electric light
and telephono companies struck this
morning for a raise of pay. The Line
men's I'nlon threatens to call on the
telegraph men also to Join la tha strike.
A few mun are working, but they are all
A H sassy ItnSing.
CHAKLnrrK, N. C, March . Miss
Msttte Culbcrtb recently confessed to
her father, T. M. Culberth, a prosperous
planter of llladra County, that she had
beea betrayed by Joseph Elter, her be
trothed busbaad. Whea Culberth
learned this ho challenged Eller to a
duet Tbechalleage waa promptly ac
cepted and both principals, witb sec
obiIs, went to a wood in Darllag Cenaly,
R. C Arrived on the Bold of boaor the
young man made a propoaitioa to the
angry father to make amend by marry
ing his daughter. Culberth agreed Is
this aad every thing caded happU.
STRUGGLE WITH A MANIACS
Terrible Raperteaee ef m tThleage Wosasa
With an Kaeaped Lanalle.
Chicaoo, March . Last evening Mrs.
Mary Peterson, weary from her day'a
work, sat by tho kitchen fire to await
the coming of hor husband, when tho
front door opened. Supposing It to bo
her husband, she got up to greet him,
but before sho reached tho hall door it
was thrown violently open and a strango
man with a ferocious glsr la his eye
For s moment the two stood fsolng
each other, the womsn almost paralysed
from fear and tho madman gloating over
his intended victim with glittering eyes.
Then tho maniac drew a revolver and
leveling it at the woman's head, fired.
With a suporhumaa effort sho sprang
to ono side, and then, with a bound Ilk
a tiger, clutched him by tho throat
It was a fight for life, and even tho
madman with his awful strength, could
not loosen the woman's grip. In vala
1 did he strike her with his revolver. Ho
tried to bring the muxslo In lino witbt
her head that ho might blow hor brain
out but sho bugged him so closely that
he could not sad the weapon was again
, discharged Into the wall.
I The woman clinched hor hands tho
tighter, and the man's eyes began to-
. start from their sockets, whllo his face
I changed from red to a livid purple and
hla tongue rolled out as he gasped for
breath. Tho veins of his forehead
swelled almost to bursting, but sho bold
oa, knowing that her life depended oa
Hack and forth across the room they
Chairs were overturned and
set for supper, wss npset
The msdmsn had ceased to strlko her
and all his efforts were to bresk her
grasp' on hla throat He began to weak
en. At last tho blood spurted from his
nostrils and tho sight of this was mora
than the poor woman could stand. Sho
relaxed her hold and fled from the house.
to tho nearest neighbor's and tho police
As soon as ho was freed from Mrs.
Peterson's grasp, tho madmaa slunk to
tho attic of tho bouse. In a short time
officers arrived and tho maniac was.
found in tho attic. He had lost his pis
tol in his strugglo with Mr. Peterson,
but after another contest ho was finally
overpowered. Nothing could bo learned from the-
man, however, further than that his.
name was Albert Jenssen and that ho
. bad CHcajied from a Michigan Insane
j asylum. After closely examining himi
no was taken to the detention Hospital
TheMlaaourl State Treasurer Suddenly Ten
ders Ills Resignation I'sndlng thti tarsal!
gatlnn of Ilia Hooka.
JKrrKiisnN City, Mo., March H. At
four o'clock yesterday afternoon Mr. ti.
T. Nolnnd entered the Treasury Depart
ment. Governor Francis was In than
privsto office, snd walking up to him.
Mr. Noland handed him an envelope..
'Hero Is my resignation. Governor," bo
said, and turning, walked out
TjHU Kxcrllenry, luvli IL Francis. ov
ernor of Mlaaourl: 'sftSk
Jr.rrrsaov cirr, Mn, Mnrrh 77sVRirt.
I herewith band you my rvslKnntliinnsStst
Treasurer of tho Hlate of IJImouH. Very re
aprrtfujly, K. T. NoiASti
What led Mr. Noland to tender his
resignation can only lie surmised as ho
declines must positively to talk. Ho
would only Hay last night that he was.
preparing a statement to give the press.
What the nature of this statement will
bo can not bo foreshadowed at present
Mr. Noland wa engaged Inst night
upon tho statement bo will make publla
to-day. Ho counseled with friends and
there Is an undercurrent ot anxiety
ntiitllf t t,i. i-mntt-il la ti wrlist ittitpluMlirAn.
t wy forthcoming.
i oiiTvrnur rrnncia nu nui nrccpiiHi win
1 resignation of Mr. Noland ydt Ho will
move very cautiously In order to avoid
Tho Attorney-General is looking up
all the points bearing upon tho case in
order to decide what dUpositlon should
be made of tho resignation. Some hold
that It la a constitutional right of a.
State officer to resign at any time and
under any circumstances, while on the-
other band others contend that whlle
under suspicion Mr. Nolsnd's resigna
tion can not be accepted. It Is believe
that the action will only servo to com
plicate matters and Involve Intricate
THE DEAD ROBBER.
tdeatlAesI Iteyond Itnnhl as shannon I
lawn, at llosnesoiMl, Kail.
Mr.niir.N, Kan.. March 8. Great ex
citement ha prevailed In this little city
ever slnco the killing last Sunday morn
lnir of tlm Valine Fall hank rohhSBl
i Tti authorities have lx-en keeping his-
lnly from day today, hoping that somo
one would como and identify tho body
and give it a burial. It ha been almost
a dally occurrence for some one to ar
rtvo who'thought they could Identify it
but up to yesterday no one had been
able to do ss ,
Yesterday afternoon A. R. Shaw, Isaac
Shaw and 11. W. Iomon arrived from
Homcwood, a small town near Ottawa.
Kan., and each Identified the outlaw be
yond question, his name liclng Shannon.
Hoblson and his homo at Homcwood,
Kan., where he leavea an elghtecn-year-old
wlfo and one child.
Hoblson some two years ago married
a S.I I.. .21. & h. .i... .1.1 u m .. a i. . m mm
m - rrwww, uvn p.,..--. j.-i v. hv, -
and engaged in the mercantile nusiaeasv
aad was also the village postmasi
is aald he bad always been ronsldi
honest and honorable and was. up to
the time of his bank robbery, considered,
a coastsBt church member, belonging to
the Itaptlst denomination.
taring lastuvne .
Wtxainto, Msa., March 7. A geatls
xaaa who baa Just returned from that
Peace River Iadiaa reservatlca brings
frightful stories ot starvation aad desti
tution among the ladlaa there sad
slates that If the Government doe sot
take action to relieve them the wbal
band will ba exterminated. All of tbess
are so much reduced physically ttat
they are usable to hunt aad arw resort
lag to raaalballsss. He had heard of
only two or three casre of that horribl
aalare whea b left, but feared tkat
masy more might aava Recurred by this)
il me. laflueaaa baa
fJbr piyd Ba
havee asBoag tbess. ,
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