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THE RED CLOUD CHIEF, RED CLOUD, NEBRASKA, FRIDAY, MARCH-9, 1894.
KILLED AT THE POLLS
REVOLVERS USED FREELY AT THE
CITY ELECTION IN TROY, N. Y.
The Trnubln ItoRan Over a Crowd of R-
prater Attempting to Vote Mayor
Wheelan flay It Wm Caused by the
Work of Senator Murphy' llcelen.
Troy, N. Y., March 7. A mayor was
elected In this city Tuesday, but tho rec
ord of tho'clectlon Ih spotted with blood
nnd Rccnes Hiich as tho oldest resident in
Troy has no recollection of. In u dark,
encd room in n family resideneo Ilea tho
, botly of Robert Rosa, wlio left his homd
in the morning to aid in tho election of
tho candidate that tho Republican party
had Indorsed. In a room in tho hiijiio
house Ilea his brother, William, perhaps
fatally wounded. In another part of tho
city lira wounded a notorious rough and
ward hcelor. Hat Shen, and in Mill an
other part of tho city is John McFough,
who received a bullet and is seriously in
jured. Among tho watchers at tho Twelfth
ward, First precinct polling place, was
Roliert Ross and his brother William,
both being there in the interest of tho
Republican party. There was also a
well known character named Rat Shea.
How thn Trnubln llegan.
About 1:1)0 o'clock a gang of at least
15 strangers stoml waiting to vote, while
men whoso names were on tho jwol list
Iwth Democrats and Republicans, were
crowded away. Robert Ross objected
to this and had words with Shen. Tho
story told by tho surviving Ross is that
Shea was tho man who killed Rolcrt
Ross. They say tho trouble began in
tho polling booth, where n crowd of re
peaters headed by Jcrmiah Geary and
Bheu attempted to vote. When tho vote
was challenged tho men went outside
and immediately started an argument
with tho Ross brothers. .Suddenly the
crowd surged forward nnd'iu an instant
l revolvers woro drawn and shots fired.
Robert' Ross fell to Iho ground and his
l brother cried "I'm Bhot." Then tho
firing ceased as suddenly as it began.
William Ross was shot in tho neck just
below tho bane of tho brain and will
probably die. His brother died almost
instantly. John McFough is danger
ously wounded whilo Shea's wound is
not considered serious.
Murphy' Heeler lllninnl.
John Ross said: "I did not tiro n pis
tol. It was murder; deliberate murder;
and it was premeditated. Only ulxmt
on hour and a half lieforc, this man Shea
struck my brother, William, full in tho
face. I' dragged William away uud told
him to take tho blow and say nothing.
Tho blow would not hurt him. . I did not
think at tho timo that they would use tho
Mayor Whoelan said: "It is only tho
natural result of tho work of tho Murphy
heelers to carry tho election by fair or
foul means. It is a stain on this city."
Senator Edward Murphy was busy all
afternoon attending to tho delegation of
ruff and collar workers, who camo to
talk ulwut tho Wilson bill, but ho found
timo to say: "It is a doplorablo affair und
. I am greatly grelved at it."
OMAHA GROCER SHOT BY A BURGLAR.
Frank Rlhauk rrolmbly Faintly Wouuded
l'or n 1W Dollar.
Omaha, March 7. Frank Ribak,
grocer as Nineteenth and Clarko streets,
was shot, probably fatally, by a roblwr
Monday owning. Ribak was closing his
placo for tho evening, when tho man en
tered and demanded his money.
"How much do you want?" asked tho
grocer in a joking way.
"I want it all mid d-d quick," Bald
Ribak was in front of the cash drawer
and tossed tho man a bill. "Givo mo
all," demanded tho robber, pressing his
pistol against Ribak's body. Tho grocer
mado a move, and tho robber tired. Tho
bullet passed entirely through Ribak's
abdomen. Tho murderer grabbed at
tho cash and fled.
DISASTROUS BLAZE AT DEADWOOD.
Etery Halloing From tho No Mock to
'Chinatown In Athri.
Deadwood, S. I)., March O.-Firo
broke out hero at 0 a. m. in FahoM' pa
loon and destroyed all that part of the
city lying between the center of Main
ptrect and Chinatown. There was no
wind blowmg at the timo or tho wholo
city would lmvo been destroyed.
As it is, tho lKt twrtlon of tho city is
in ruins. Tho lo. is estimated at $150,
000. Demonts, Wlulen & Graces, Starr
& Walbtock. Haiuos & Heiu, Gib Stoue
aro tho heaviest sufferers. Tho firemen
seemed to have no control of it from tho
fact that it originated in a structure built
ot rougu inno ana tho headway it mado
was uppulling. Twenty-fivo thousaud
dollars will cover all tho insurauce.
Klllyd Two Negro Uurclurit.
New Brunswick, N. .1., Mnich2.
News was received hero from Franklin
Park that Boyd Baker, a young farmer,
shot and killed two negro burglars who
had killed his wife and child.
Hay HrliiR Opoinlor I'oully Assassinated.
Ruhhviu.k, Neb., March O.-G. II.
Still, night operator at Hay Springs, was
shot and killed at 2:05 a. in., whilo sit
ting at Ids desk iu tho depot, by sumo un
rauViiftor Train licit! Up,
St. Louis, March 8. Tho Mobilo and
Ohio passenger train was held up at For
est Lawn, Ills., a suburb, by threo men.
It is not known how much they obtained.
Funeral of Steele Maekaye.
New Youk, March 2. Funeral serv
ices over tho remains of Steele Mackaye,
tho playright, wero held in All Souls'
McNabb' Victim I Dead.
Pittsuuwi, March 3. Mrs. Louiso
Rockwell, tho actress shot by Pitcher
McNabb, is doad.
Champion Cornell Not (iullty.
Jacksonville Murch U. After being
trat 10 miuutul UhJ fury ttmud (Afcbvtt i
GENERAL JUBAL A. EARLY DEAD.
fussed Away Quietly In the Presence of
Ills Family at I.)nchhursr.
LYNCIliiUitfi, Vn March f.- General
.Tubal A. Karly, dietl Friday night at
10:1)0. Ho passed away quietly in tho
presence of his family and physician, his
kindred and sevoial intimate friends.
Jttbal Andersou Early, who was in his
78th year, was a Virginian by birth. Ho
was graduated at the United States mill-
flKNERAt. .IUIIAI. A. EARLY,
tary academy in 18117, nppointed n lieu
tenant of aitillory and assigned to duty
at Fort Monroe, Vn. Ho saw service in
tho Florida war in 18.17-8, and in tho
latter year resigned from tho army and
liegau tho practice of law iu Virginia.
During tho war with Mexico, General
Early served as major of a regiment of
Virginia volunteers, and was also acting
governor of Monterey in May and Juno
iu 1847. After tho disbanding of tho
army ho again returned to tho practice
of law. At tho iK'ginning of tho civil
war ho entered tho Confederato servico
as a colonel, commanded a hrigado at
Bull Run and In tho bnttlo of Williams
burg was badly wounded. Ho was
then promoted to brigadier general.
Imlge. Jenkins Listens to Argument.
Milwaukee, March :). Judge Jenkins
is listening to arguments on tho applica
tion of Chief Arthur of tho Brotherhood
of Locomotive Engineers, Chief Sar
gent of tho Brotherhood of Firemen and
other labor leaders for a modification of
the order issued by Judge Jenkins pro
hibiting tho employes of tho Northern
Pacific rofld from entering upon a strike
T. W. Harper of Terro Haute, Ind.,
opened in behalf of tho petitioners. Tho
court room was crowded with labor people
and their friends.
During his argument Mr. Harper had
a hot set-to with tho court. Judge Jenkins
broko in on him nt one time and asked
what ho meant by tho term "striking."
Harper replied, "simply a quitting of
"It is a uniting for tho purpose of on
forcing certain conditions," replied tho
"Before I am done with you," shouted
Harper, shaking his fist at tho judge, "I
will show you u hpecial act of congress
which gives tho men tho very rights
which you have enjoined them from ex
e'reising. Mr. Harper then resumed his
Cutting California Rate.
Kansas Citv. March 8. As n wmilfc
of tho California rate war, tho Missouri,
Kansas and Texas railway announces a
rate of $10 to San Antonio and Houston.
elfectlvo March 8. Tho regular rato to
Houston 13 S22.75 and to San Antonio
$24.20. Another cut, to go iuto effect on
tuo sumo date, is announced bv tho
Santa Fo of if 10 from Mojavo and Los
Angeles, uu., to Uenitiig, N. M and
El Paso, Tex. Tho present rato is $20.
RiMt'bbry Take rossetslou.
London, March 7. Lord Rosehnrv
took formal possession of tho ofllco re
cently OCCIinied bv tlm Rt. ITiin. Wlllintii
E. Gladstone, as printo minister of En
gland, i no now premier tlrst visited tho
chancellor of tlltl iehimiir tlm lit ITnn
Sir William Vernon Harcourt, and thou
passed into Air. Wlmlstonorf rooms, whero
ho was cordially uicctod bv tho ox.tirn-
mier jus his suecotor.
Ilrazlllan Insurants Defeated.
Buenos Ayiiks. March ;i. A .Humeri
from Rio Grando says thn insurgents
have lieen defeated at Sarandi, losing 400
LATEST MARKETS" W WIRE.
Chicago Orulu mid l'rotlslous.
ClIICAOO. Mllri-ll II U'hmit i.iiiMlnF,.,! n ,..
aJtlltiunul friends today und kuIiiciI with their
aiuilbtitniou little-step timnril recovery from
un iimik unless. May closed with UiJJiio bid
counured uith .VMi'n.-i! iiinoiiii t , ..i. ,.i.
sutmloa Corn and oats were, llrm Iu unllclpa
jlou of buiull receipts und provisions weru
"""i Pi"reuuy uccuuso lliu packera were.
lu utcord la their dwlru to eu tlum to.
IIUAT-Sttady. Cash, OTJfie,; May, Ul)fio;
juiSKr CftbU' 35ci Muy' ic;
jmS: Cubl, w Muy- C!
,t'llmr!,wer' 'iy, Hl.HHis July, U.M.
LAltl)-l.ower. July, fil W).
ltlHS-LowtT. Muy, S'iI'V July, W.03.
C'lilcaeo Uo Stork.
CmcAfio. Murch fl.-(,ATn,i:-'rlecj were
not Ktibjctt to nny r(inldcral)li ilinnco. Tlio
piiMllncH of (lie supply did not lmo tho effect
oriuliiiu'lm,'prl(eformitnmny cattle wero
uaiitisl Nuthi'H were token on a basis
VI.WUf.10 for poor to best and thu latter wero
juoied nt Sl.75CJ5l.Hi. (ioo.l shlppluK steers
wore wnrru and so were fill tows und heifers.
HOUS Tih'mIhj's inurkiit was dull and
weak iiihpltu of the surprlsliiKly IIkIU re
relpls. 1'rlies wero fio lower than at (h6
wrakestllmojeMerdliy nnd fully Kfc lower
than that dio's npeiilnu. Noihlim on sale
hail the quality to brlni; more Ihnil fJ.IU.
Iromthnt prliethiTu was tradlut all blunK
'i,.?,!'-,.,,.!.,,My.V, "'r rniKli paekliic and
I- 'vtl - lor mils, but most of the hoc were
WllIKl'-Thero was a llrm nmrket for sheep
while for hunbs thu feeling whs riithir weak
er 1 hu furmir wero readily salable at Sl.Mft
a., i for poor to extra and from S.'.T.VM.U) he-
Inutlie pre allliiRprues. Lunibihuld slowly
ut ?3.7.niaw. '
.South Omaha Utuhtuck,
South Omaha. March 0. - CA'ITI.K-Ho-vclpts.
S.I0U licail) IHO tolWI lbs., S.I.7.'.ffi.2.V
lHoto l o j., si.;m,4'i.Miiiu loium iiw., fi'.7u
;"3!. . ,',,ll',, l'".w ' '&! Ul ( oiuuion eow.
Jl.ftWJ.JJjKooijriuiluM, J.UV3J:n; common
feeders. W..WJS.WI. Market bleaily
liOHS-.Heu.ipt,,, ,u,y !.,,,,. .lt j, aVB
i.H); mixed. SlMat.W: heav, t ai.ba
SIiirKel openeil slead ; ulovid 1(U low er.
OO.'i lamU), W.VW.TJ. Market Btu.wl.
T0LB IN A FEW WORDS
EVENTS OCCURRING IN ALL SECTIONS
The Many llnpprnlnici of Rcen Day tlo-
iliirnl From Colinnin to Mne Kvrry
thing hut 1'acN KllinliMteil l'or Our
ThurKiliiy, .'Maroh 1.
George Kelley of (laleshurg, III,, aged 0
years, was killed by n fallltiK derrick.
Thomas Holiday, a fanner near livechcr
City, III., was killed whilo fcllhiK Umber.
BurKlarsnt Pike's Crossing, Intl., robbed
tho postofllce of stamps and looted John
Citizens of Fret-port, 111,, will raise a
fund of (1,500 to light the proposed sewer
tax recently levied.
A prlestof Pana, III., created a sensation
by bitterly nssalllng Protestants at a fun
When John T Prlorof N'oblenvllle, Ind
saw a sou Injured In a light ho dropped
dead of henrt disease.
Michigan tux tltlo sharks have been set
back by tho supremo court finding that
such sales are Invalid.
Twenty-seven saloonkeepers at Freeport,
111., were lined for opening slot machines,
and ordered to discontinue the practice.
Rev. John T. Kellam, of Xorwalk, O.,
one of the oldest Methodist preachers In
that state, has become iusane.
Tho city council of Tinin, Q has been
enjoined from letting a 10 year contract
for lighting tho streets.
Professor K. J. Phelps, whoso recovery
is now confidently expected, will undoubt
edly give up his classes at Yalo for tho re
mainder of tho school year.
Thomas L. Lylo of Fort Worth, Tex.,
haH entered suit for divorce from his wife,
whom ho says he was forced to marry
Feb. 14 at tho point of a pistol.
John Black and ex-Senator Howdill of
Bnrbourvllte, Ky., accuse C. F. Davidson,
ex-cashler of tho Cumberland Valley
bank, of defrauding them of $17,000.
Indiana ollictals aro investigating 'the
prevalence of smallpox lu Chicago and
may quarantine against tho World's fair
David (illicit, Jr., arrested In Hancock
county, Illinois, will bo taken to Louisa,
la., to answer a charge of burglary.
Dubuque, la., will offer a handsome
bonus provided thu Chicago Sugar Refin
ing company's plant Is removed from
Rochester, X. Y to Dubuque.
Judge Allen, at Springfield, adjourned
the Cairo term of thu United States court
from the 5th of March to tho 17th of April.
Friday, March S.
The Kansas Farmers' Alliance pro
poses to reinstate all old members in
arrears for dues.
Preparations are complete now for tho
North and South army reunion at Shiloh
April 6 to 7.
Judge Key of the federal district court
of Tennessee, denies that he will retire.
He is 70 years old.
The Rock Island is working tip a scheme
to hhorten Us route from Omaha to Fort
Worth 100 miles.
State relief for thn lltiplm? W! ,nnuM
has ceased and Iron countv must look
after Its unemployed.
Freetiort. III.. Is untlufipnln n .. n -li
able awakening, all of tho churches con-
uncling revival services.
Four dogs at Yankton, S. I)., have had
hydrophobia, ami a wholesale slaughter
of canines has been ordeicd.
By a change iu the Missouri's channel
tho big draw at Omaha Is now over a
sandbar. Navigation is blocked.
Four barrels of honey wero taken from
a bee tree by Guy Marr near Buroda,
Mich. As much more was wasted.
A. B. Tradwell, tho Emporia, Kan.,
burglar who escaped, has written n peni
tent letter to tho people of his town.
Gifts amounting to more than $300,000
were received by trustees of tho Western
Reserve university near Cluveland, O.
Pennsylvania's World's fair business
lias been closed up and $100 of tho fliOO,
000 appropriation returned to the state
Charles A. Barcher and George Howard
of the Travelers' Protective association,
are collecting money ut Pittsburg for a
sanitarium for disabled drummers.
At Linden, Mich., near Flint, a plat
form collapsed nnd 'Si or :W persons were
more or less Injured.
While somo linemen were raising n tele
graph pole at Clnrksvllle, Tenn., tho pole
fell on John Wilson, killing him. Tho
wire iu breaking, colled about the neck of
Oscar Hunter, strangling hlin. Ills con
dition is dangerous.
Jacob C. Horn, present at tho Fort
Dearborn massacre, and iu tho Bluck
Hawk, Mexican and civil wars, died at
Saturday, March 3.
Nino Kentucky couples crossed the
river to Jeliersonville, Ind., and were
Thu USth annual encampment of tho G.
A. R., department of Pennsylvania, met
Congressman Caldwell was nominated
for mayor by Cincinnati Republicans and
will make the canvass.
Judge Dundy has decided that railway
property lying nutaldu of the right of way
Cuuuot bo taxed as such.
Laurenna Ludluiu of Chicago has sued
her ex-husband, J. J. Ludlum of Lincoln,
Neb., for $150 duo as alimony.
At Aurora, Ills., the li-year-old daughter
of John Beller, fell into a pan of hot
water and was scalded to death.
The infant child of Charles Monser of
Mlddlcsborough, Ky., was burned to
denth iu the ubsence of its mother.
John H.Gnnsu was awarded W.OOO dam
ages against the Pennsylvania railroad
for tho killing of his two children at New
Thomas Corriguu, a Kansas City mil
lionaire, and a brother of the Chicago
turftunu, is dead.
A verdict of l?t,m against the defend
ant was given at Iudiaunpolls lu tho llrst
casu tried under the coemployes' liability
C. J. Melius of Milwaukee Jumped
from a passenger train iu Wyoming,
having become suddenly demented. Ho
A letter threatening his life was re
ceived by Ruv. Mr. lliinili of Terro Haute.
who in a sermon accused Catholics of i
M. (. Graham of Ottumwu, la., agent
of tho Slnto Insurance company of Des
Moines, was sandbagged and robbed of ,
(100 at Clinton, la.
Charles Carpenter was sentenced at
Greenup, Ills., to 14 yeurs iu the pent
twtiwy for irtuubiug and killlntf 0, W. j
McMoohan at a dance at Union, Ills.,
Sept. 21, 180.
Jesse Hickman, a farmer near Glas
gow, Ala., cut down a tree near his home.
In falling it struck his two daughters,
killing one mid so Injuring the other that
she died. The father has become insane.
Monday, March ti.
Mayor Gilroy of New York has started
An unprecedented revival of rollglon is
In progress nt Wellington, Kan.
The women's vote In Colorado this year
makes politics in that state very problem
atical. Last week iu Wall street was the best in
a year, there being nu old-time revival of
Snm A. Rlsley, ex-postmaster at West
Plains, Mo,, committed suicide at Spring
I. L. Welles of St. Louis was held for
trial at Denver on a charge of violating
tho lottery laws.
Dick Taylor was held accountable by
tho coroner's Jury at Qulncy, Ills., for tho
death of Mary Cooper.
Georgo Long of Butler, Mo., who was
arrested for shooting his father, has con
fessed the crime.
The A. P. A. has assumed proportions
iu Indiana which make it an important
factor lu the political problem.
The United States steamer Marlon suf
fered severely as a result of being caught
iu n Chinese typhoon.
By nn explosion in the barrel works of
Mooslc Powder works one man was killed
and three seriously injured.
Two men were killed aud another ser
iously wounded' In a shooting affray In
Attala county. Mississippi, resulting from
a political quarrel.
Judge Phillips of the Kansas City
United States circuit court has decided
that the Joseph Smith crowd are entitled
to tho historic Mormon temple lot at In
dependence. Omaha gamblers are said to contem
plate establishing a Monte Carlo at East
Omaha, which Is partly located In two
At the request of Illinois comrades
Thomas G. Lawler has consented to the
use of his name for commander-in-chief
of tho G. A. R.
A tablet was placed in Providence, R.
I., to commemorate the burning of British
taxed tea iu 1775.
Rev. Dr. R. W. Patterson was buried
from the Second PrcBbyterlnn church nt
Chicago, of which he was for 3J years
Tupmlay, March O.
The 3-year-old son of John Ringers was
burned to death nt Paine, Ills.
Fred Van Allen was killed by a, falling
tree near his home nt Epworth, Ills.
Ofllcer McCann of Freeport, Ills., shot
John Grubb, who was resisting arrest.
He will recover.
Frank Sexton of Dubuque, la., was
sandbagged and robbed at Dyresvllle. He
will probably die.
James Oglesbec, 18 years old, died at
Independence, la., from tho effedts of a
fall from a gymnasium trapeze Nov. 7.
Tho deal has been closed at La Salle,
Ills., by which the coal lands owned and
operated by the Union Coal company
have been transferred to tho La Sallo
County Carbon Coal company.
General Longstreet speaks contempt
ously of the military ability of General
Mrs. Ellen Royco shot twice at G. O.
Boyd at Clnrksvllle, Tenn,, but missed
Mrs. Lease has started quite a crazo to
become Masons nmong the women of
Ex-Governor J. P. Buchanan of Tennes
see has filed his answer to the suit brought
by the state.
II. C. Boehmer, bookkeeper of tho West
ern Bank of Louisville, committed sui
cide. E. 11. Moore, a brukeman, was run over
nnd killed by a train near Shackleford,
Ed Hughes, aged 10 years, was accident
ally shot and killed by acompntiton while
hunting near Atchison, Kan.
By the blowing up of the rebel trans
port Venus nt Porto Madame, Brazil, '-'8
men and Captain Vnsconcellos lost their
The body of Ex-Governor Messemer of
New York is held for n board bill at Men
tone, Italy, whero he died a few days ago.
Farmers in Kansas are turning their old
enemy, tho wind, to account by utilising
it through windmills for irrigating.
Ten gallons of whisky, half a barrel of
mustard and other drugs in proportion
saved the sick Rockford', Ills., elephant's
Wednesday, March 7,
Large numbers of hogs have been stolen
recently from fanners living near Pella,
The Illinois state Democratic convention
will bo held nt Springfield on Juno 87.
Chief Seavey of tho Omaha pollco la
making a determined fight against Humb
ling. A purpura crystal of topaz was found
In Leeds county, Ontario.
Judson Newton, Nauvoo, Ills., died
shortly after he and u companion had
drank a gallon pf wine.
District meetings will bo held through
Indiana to exemplify the recent work of
thu Knights of Pythias.
Eight members of tho new jury to try
the roster case huve beou secured at Mad
Minnesota's new gold Held is said to be
no place for men with pick and shovel,
ow lug to tho quartz formation,
Mrs. Blackmail, police commissioner of
lieavenworth, Kan., has ordered a variety
theater to leave town.
What Is believed to be a scheme to rob
the government of timber lands has been
developed at Rolfe, la.
James W. Hayes, general secretary
treasurer of the Knights of Labor, thinks
the future Is bright for labor.
Hon. John W. Blue of Marlon, Ky
while conversing with Governor Brown
was struck blind and apcedhless.
Mrs. Dora Cram of Sheldon, Iu., has
sued Rev. Dr. Dohcrty and Dr. W. P.
Woodcock for $00,000 damages for alleged
Father Xilan aud prominent Catholics
of Sioux Falls, S. I)., have been cited to
appear before Mgr. Sutolll to show why
Mother Superior Stanislaus should not be
reinstated in the parochial school,
A cyclonu nt Rich Hill, Mo., destroyed
many dwellings, barns, fences and in
llleted great damage.
Cooper's wagon factory and the Carr,
Ryder and Kngler sash factory In Du
buque, la., resumed work.
County commissioners at Lafayette,
Ind,, rejected the petition of '.',170 taxpay
ers asking thum to appropriate 600,000 to
rebuild the engineering laboratory at Pur
Dland' hrlKiiliiniRr Monsure I'anscil by
Washi.vutom, Feb. 25. Tho deadlock
in tho house was broken Wednesday
after two weeks of continuous filibuster
ing against the Bland seigniorago bill,
nnd no sooner had tho quorum been pro
ctued thnn tho homo malingers brought
in a special order to crush tho filibuster
ing and bring tho bill to a direct voto
after two hours of additional debate.
When it camo to adopting tho special
order, Messrs. Bowers, Lucas, Pickler
(Rep,), and Dunn (Dem.) again joining
tho silent host and tho quorum was kwt,
only rid members icionding, ,
WAHiiixtiTos, Feb. as. Tho senato
held a two-hours session Wednesday, tho
wholo of which was given to a speech by
Senator Fryo iu opposition to President
Cleveland's Hawaiian ioliey.
Washington, Marm 1. Tho long
struggle in tho house over tho Bland bill
tor tno conmgo of tho silver seigniorago
and tho silver bullion in tho treasury was
ended Thursday by passing tho bill by n
voto of 107 to 1110, a majority in favor of
tho Mil of 8L Tho special order to bring
the bill to a voto was adopted by a baro
quorum immediately after tho house con
vened. This broko tho opposition of tho
filibustered and they wero unablo to do
anything further to placo an olwtnclo iu
tho way of tho bill. All tho amendments
offered to tho measuro by its enemies
wero defeated. Tho bill as passed was
in tho nature of n sulwtituto for tho orig
inal text of tho measure. Tho changes
do not nffect the material features of tho
Tho chnnges in tho snbatituto simply
make specific tho fact tho seigniorago is
to bo coined and that this bill shall not
effect thu redemption of tho treasury
notes under tho existing lnw.
An analysis of tho voto by which tho
bill passed shows that 141 Democrats.
19 Republicans and 8 Populism, (total
103) voted for it and 70 Republicans and
50 Democrats (total 120) voted against it.
Tho bill for tho rescuo of tho armament
of tho wrecked Kearsargo passed just
beforo adjournment. Tho Joy-O'Neil
contested election case will bo taken up
Washington, March 1. A contra
verey which seemed imminent iu tho
senate Thursday owing to Mr. Voorheoa
resolution proposing that Mr. Mills of
Toxas be tcniiwrarily assigned to tho
committee of finance in tho iiImciico of
Senator Vanco was disputed by tho
withdrawal of tho resolution nt tho re
quest of the Senator from Texas.
Washington, March 2. Tho houso
Friday entered uion tho consideration of
appropriation bills. Tho fortification
bill footing up something over $2,000,000
passed and thon tho pension appropriat
ions camo up. This bill usually leads to
considerable display of political feeling
nnd Friday was no exception. Meredith
and Funk almost camo to blows but
wero parted by friends.
Washington, March ;i. In tho houso
today two private bills wero passed
by unanimous consent, ono on motion
of Mr. Richardson (Tenn.) to pen
sion Fanny Norman and tho other
on motion of Mr. Curtis (Kan.) to pension
Andrew Franklin, a captain in Captain
Armstrong's company in tho war of 1813.
Washington, March 5. Tho debate
on tho pension appropriation bills con
tinued nil day in tho houso Monday and
nt times considerable spirit was mani
fested. Tho principal speakers woro
Messrs. Dolliver, Hepburn, Enloo and
Cannon. Hepburn (In.) declared tho lato
Confederato states contributed not oven
$1 to tho payment of pensions. Of tho
$150,000,000 internal revenue tax, tho
south paid less than $11,000,000; of tho
$177,000,000 custom receltitH. fhn t.nMi
paid but $1,000,000; of tho miscellaneous
receipts, less than $2,000,000. "So that,"
said he, addressing tho bouthern moin
iwrs, "you contribute less than $15,000,
000 to tho revenues of tho government.
How do you get that-back, $0,000,000 re
turns us sugar lwunty; $5,000,000 in pen
sions, and $5,000,000 us n deficit in tios
tal receipts. You, therefore, recelvo
back $11,000,000 moro than you contrib
ute. You contribute not a cent to north
ern iicnsions. What differonco does it
mnko to you what wo do with our
money?' Republican applause.
Washington, March 5. Tho senato
held a short session Monday nnd but
little business of imiwrtniico was trans
acted. A brief iluht was nrccinltntisl liv
rtho intention expressed by tho vico presi-
ueia to reier mo uianu seigniorago bill
to tho iinanco committee. Stewart (Nov.)
opposed this disposition of tho bill uud
asked that it Ihi allowed to lio on tho
table subject to being called at any timo.
Tliis was finally ordered. Mr. Stewart
at tho sanio timo offered a freo silver
amendment to tho bill. Tho only other
event of interest was tho offering by
Morgan (Ala.) of a resolution looking to
tho appointment of a tariff commission,
Washington, March 0. A somowhat
nmusing episode enlivened tho senato
proceedings Tuesday inaugurated by
Senator Berry's personal explanation. A
New York newspaper has included him
in n group of poitruitsof nlno Democratic
senators whom it charged with being
"obstructionisth" to tho tariff bill. Mr.
Berry deuhd ho had over been anything
but an earnest advocate of tho bill, and
on all occlusions had advised its speedy
rojwrt to tho senato without modifica
tion. His explanation was followed
by explanations from Messrs. Faulkner,
Harris, McLatuin and Morgan, which
led to much amusement in tho senato
chamber. Tho main interest of tlm ilnv
centered about tho discussion tut to tho
disposal ol tho Bland bill. Mr. Stewart
gavo notice that Wednesday at 3 o'clock
ho WOllld UIOVO to take it nil nnd tnnlm
it tho business befoio tho senato uutildis-
iKteed ot. Mr. Teller also snoko on tho
Washington. March 0. Thn dnlmrn
on tho wnsion mmronriution lilll wns
continued Tuesday in tho houso, tho
featuio of tho day being General
Sickle's speech criticising tho action of
Commissioner Lochren. Beforo tho
debate legan tho resolution for tho in
vestigation of Judge Jenkin's writ of in
junction against tho Northern Faciiio
railroad wu passed. ;
NEWS OF NEBRASKA.
BRIEF BUT PITHY MENTION OF TH
HAPPENINGS OF A WEEK.
News Which Tell tho Story or Seven DajV
Crimen and Casual ties anil Other Impor
tant Matter ArrntiReit Attractively anil
Given In a Few Words.
Taken to tho l'eultentlnry.
Newiaska City, March 7. Charles
Tolliver and Joseph Wachler wero taken
to tho penitentinry to servo terms of 10
and 13 months respectively.
White Will lliy Ills I'lne.
Kemiaska City, Neb., March C. Z.
T. White, convicted of lilieling Secre
tary Morton, was put iu jail until ho
consented to pny his lino of $200.
Otoo County 1'loneer Oone.
NEnilASKA Catv. Vi.1i M,...,.!. a
! Lathropo Ellis, n resident of Otoo county
1 for tho lost quarter of a century, died at
nis nomo near tills city, aged 70.
Convicted of Almaliif; Ills Child.
BrjATniCE, Mnrch 5. John Bauer was
found guilty under nn indictment for in
cest, his daughter l.-cing his victim.
Three days was consumed In tho trial of
Death of Mm. i:iUah Yates.
Nedkaska City, March (I. -Mrs. Elijah
Yates, a resident of this city sinco 1851,
died. Tho deceased was a sister of Mojor
J.W. Peonnan and well known through
out the state.
Bryan Will Talk at Uoane.
Crete, Neb., March S.-Hon. W. J.
Bryan has been ongaged by Doano col
lego to deliver an uddros beforo tho class
in jwHtical economy Friday on tho sub
ject of bimetallism.
Death or an Old Cltlrcn.
Fremont: Neb., Mnrch 0. Jackson
Williams, 00 years of age, a well known
and highly respected citizen has died.
Deceased leaves a wife, but no children.
Ilis estate is valued at $150,000.
Voted llonds l'or Waterworks.
Friend, Neb.. March 7. Friend had
tho most exciting election over held in
tho city in regard to voting bonds for n
system of waterworks. There wero 187
in favor of waterworks and 81 against.
Dan-noil Mills lluriicd.
Dawson, Neb., March 7.--Tho Daw
son flouring mills, built within a year at
a cost of $15,000, was totally destroyed
by lire. Only a small amount of insur
ance was carried. Incemliarhan is sus
pected. Ono Postmaster to Itmbjii,
Nebraska City, March 8. Postmas
ter Frank E. Pelvey has nnnouneed his
determination to resign nnd will iorward
his resignation to Washington at once.
This sudden move is duo to business ar
Crete Indorses Dr. Miller.
Crete, Neb., March 8. Tho city
council of Crete unanimously ordered a
resolution indorsing Dr. L. Miller for
tho vacancy in tho iuterstuto commcrco
commission to bo telegraphed to Presi
Nebraska 1'loneer l'rlnter Dead.
Omaha, March 0. Charles S. Good
rich, ono of Nebraska's pioneer printers
and publishers, died from tho effects of a
carbuncle. Ho was well known in Dem
ocratic politics, and was soveral times
olected to office
Hed Cloud Residence Destroyed.
Rkd CLoud, Neb., March 8. Tho
dwelling of B. F. Mizer, tho finest rest
donco in the city, caught iiro aud was
nearly destroyed. Loss, $1,1)00; insur
ance, $1,000 on tho building und $o00 on
Undo John IHglcr.
Ciiadron, Nob., March ii. Undo John
Bigler, ono of tho prominent sporting
men of tliis placo and a life-long Demo
crat, died of heart fuilure, aged 08. Ho
was well known throughout North
Kearney Will Voto on Iloud Issue
Kearney, Neb., March . At on ad
journed session of tho city council an
ordinanco was passed providing forn
voto on the proposition to donato to tho
Kearney Canal company $00,000 to en
large tho presont canal.
Robbed a Depot at Casper.
Chadro.v, Nob., March !(. Tho safa
at tho Fremont, Elkhorn and Missouri
Valley depot at Casper, Wyo., was
cracked and $200 in cash, 100 Natrona
bonds and $2,000 in American Express
ruonoy orders wero taken.
ORIclaU CharKud With Kiirgnry.
Sidney, Nob., March 7. W. P.
Miles, county attorney, Daniel McAlees,
ex-county clerk and James McMullan,
ex-deputy county clerk, lmvo Ikmju held
in $2,000 bonds each beforo Judgo
Rickor for forging a county warrant last
October amounting to $210.
Crawford, Neb., March 8. Tho an.
nual meetinar of thn NnrtWvmf vr..i...i.
Irrigating association was hold here. Tin.
...uwinK uuiegaio to attend tho Inter
stnto irrigation convention at Omaha
woro olected; C.J. arable, Crawford;
L. J. Simmons, Harrison; E. L. Heath,
Rushvillo; J. S. Paradis, Hoiningford.
UtM-y bhoucrs Over Nebraska.
Omaha, March 0. From all over Ne
braska como reports of heavy showers,
in somo cases accompanied by high
winds. No Hurions dauingo is reported
from nny place, though many minor
losses nro mentioned. Thu worst fear is
felt for winter wheat, which may bo
sprouted, tho fnwt being nearly all out
of tho ground.
Omaha Irrigation Conj-ress.
Omaha, Nob., Maich 7. Complete ar
rangements lmvo been mado for tho
g-eut Irrigation Congress which will bo
held in tills city from .March 21 to :.'!.
rho following states will bo repressed
by delegates, and probably others; Ne
braska, KiiiMiu, Colorado, Wyominir.
Montnua, South Dakota uud Idaho. Sev
eral members of Congress have agreed to
bo present, ono of them writing that ho
considered tliis to bo tho mobt important
60tiyuUon to bg ueld iu tlto year,
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