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TH03. J. O'KKKFFK, Publisher.
OVER THE STATE.
Maiiv Boholum wants 52,000 from
' tho Mllwaukco road for running over
and killing hor husband.
Tub city council of Hastings has
passed an ordinance nffecting tho
salaries of various employes.
SCAM.KT fever has become very
troublcsotno at Grand Island, but tho
cases so far reported aro mild.
August Hahn foil down tho elevator
in Rccs printing' establishment in
Omaha ana was instantly killed.
Tin: Willow Springs distillery at
Omaha that has been idio for tho past
two years, is again In operation.
Mils. W. II. Maiian, for a long timo
a resident oJt I'awnco City, died in
Denver last week of typhoid fevor.
Geoiwk Baunky, on trial in Holt
county for cattlo rustling, was con
victed, lio has asked for a now trial.
FitoM Gngo county it is reported that
tho lato rains and recent cool weather
havo tended to knock out tho chinch
W. M. Spkncp. and Mr. Squires, of
Kearney, lost thoir all in tho Cripplo
Creek fire, oven to their wearing ap
parel. Minnif. Gkntuv, of Omaha, suicided
by jumping Into tho Missouri river.
Tho causo Is said to havo boen a lover's
Tin; Juno races in Omaha tako place
on tho 0th, 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th.
Many noted horses aro expected to bo
Fhank M. Tebsikii of .Sutton is trav
eling to tho Mack 11111b on his bicycle.
Ho expects to mako tho trip in about
Kkaknkv has fixed its saloon license
at S600, and it is likely that there will
not be so many of them this year In
Mita. Folsom, who is laboring in tho
interest of tho Sabetha orphan's home,
Lincoln, reports clghty-llvo children
within its walla
Buy homo inndo goods and build up
homo industries, Is a good policy. Far
roll's Fire Extinguisher, made by Far
rcll & co,, Omaha.
Polk county's board of Insanity has
had tho case of David Williams beforo
them and decided that he is not a fit
eubject for tho asylum.
Okeoon pooplo aro gotting Interested
in tho 18U8 Utnaha Trans-Mississippi
Exposition and will endeavor to mako
a good showing thereat.
Gkn. Mandkiison, though not a mem
ber of tho senate, Is doing all that ho
can to influence Washington people in
behalf of tho Trans-Mississippi exposi
tion. KoiuiKHS entered tho Pawnoo City
postolllco and took $110 worth of
stamps. They failed to got Into tho
safe, where there wero 81,000 worth of
Tub largest shipment from Wilson
vllle was mado last week, when nine
teen cars, ten of cattlo and nino of
hogs, wero pullod out for Omaha on a
Tub letter carriers of Omaha aro go
ing to mako an eil'ort to get tho
national convention In that city in 181)8,
tho same year that tho Trans-Missis-sippl
exposition is held.
William. Diokson, ex-deputy sheriff
and city marshal of Pierce, died re
cently after an illness of three years
from enlargement of tho heart and
attendant dropsy of tho pericardium.
Tiikuk aro now seventy cases on tho
docket for the spring terra of district
court in .Scott's Bluff county, among
them sixteen or eighteen cases involv
ing irrigation interest and six criminal
Tiiikvks forced a window in tho rear
of Fuller's hardware store at University
Place. They mado a haul of pocket
knives, fine silverware, razors, revol
vers and ammunition to the amount of
It has been thought necessary by
'the Lincoln school board to order the
destruction of all books which have
been used in ono grado in the l'rescott
school, where several cases of diphtheria
b live. occurred.
Fiia.nk T. Walton of Lincoln threw
himself In front of train No 81 on the
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific railway
and was Instantly killed, lie had on
ono-or two occasions before attempted
to commit suicide.
Gotlkiii WUBTiinicii, of Omaha,
hanged himself from u door knob the
other day. Ho leaves a wife und four
children. He had been unfortunate in
a business way. and this it is thought
lead to self-destruction.
Fhank M. Wolcott. a wealthy mun
of Weeping Water, was accidentally
drowned a few days ago. It is sup
posed that while walking along the
bank of a stream he was attacked with
vertigo and fell Into the wuter.
GoVBitNOit lIoi.co.MH bus commuted
the sentence of Arthur J. Dixon, who
was sent to the penitentiary on convic-
itlon of procuriug an abortion, to seven
.months und six days. This will let
Dixon out on May 7. He was sent up
from York county.
A petition is being circulated nd
dressed to Governor Holcomb. asking
for a commutation of tho sentence of
Claude Hoover ito life imprisonment.
Hoover is under -sentence to be exe
cuted August 7 ior the murder of ills
brolher-in-luw, Sam Dubois.
U. H. Hakk of the Kearney Cyclo
Manufacturing company, has sold his
interest to eastern parties and the
working capital, an well an the .output,
will ibe considerably increased, 'lhey
have orders ahead now ulllcient tb
lieep them busy several weeks.
Gkn. Mandkiison would like It under
stood that he is no longer distributing
seeds and looking after pensions. All
should address Senator Thurston.
Tjhkvki have been at work in Au
burn. They risited the home of Mr.
Cunnmel, tabiug S23 in cash und notes
and goods to the amount of 5400.
TnK Nebraska division of the Trav
elers' Protective association, in session
in Lincoln, elected officers as follows:
President, Robert Jiinford. Lincoln;
vice presidents. C. A. WJrick und C. W.
Eulaly, Lincoln; Ludley Smith and
Maurice- Meyer, Omaha, and C O,
Leake, Fremont; secretary and treas
urer, R. F, Hodgin, Omaha. .
AT Fnrnam Pat O'llrlcn, a section
hand, was run over by a hond car and
had two ribs broken, besides sustain
Ing many bruises.
A HKQUlsiTiox has been Issued upon
tho governor of Kansas for tho return
of E. T. Uine, who-is accused of hav
ing fraudulently converted to his own
use ono organ belonging to a com
pany for which ho wns agent at
Tub postofllco and Btoro of Wheeler
t Sou at Boolus, Howard county, was
broken Into by burglars, tho safo
cracked and 8200 in monoy and stamps
taken. Four strangers have been ar
rested and jailed on suspicion of being
tho guilty parties.
Tub Emerson saloon men aro clamor
ing for a reduction in tho r.aloon
license from 8000 to $750, which has
been refused by tho villago board, and
tho saloon keepers threaten to closo up
the saloons, which would havo tho
offect of closing tho public schools.
The hardwaro storo of F. &. Slng-
plcl at Dancrof t was entcrod and about
875 worth of knives and razors taken.
Entrnnco was effected by cutting a
glass out of a window in tho rear of
tho store. Several suspicious charac
ters havo been selling jewelry, knives,
watches, etc., around town but they
havo now disappeared.
August Rkutio, Who writes from
Norfolk and gives his address as Grand
Island, has offered to save tho state of
Nebraska from the effects of drouth if
tho governor will send him at onco
8375. Itcutig explains that this is less
than Iowa or Illinois will glvo him,
but that he has relatives living In Ne
braska, and on this account he is will
ing to work for less here.
Tub Knights of Ak-Sar-Ren of Omaha
will observe tho following during fes
tivity week: Civil and military pa
rade, Monday, August 31; county floats
parade, Tuesday, September U Ak-Sar-llon
parade, Wednesday, September 2;
grand Ak-Sar-Ben ball, Thursday. Sep
tember 3; masqucrudo ball, Friday,
September 4. All these affairs aro to
tako placo in tho evening.
A imiakt for $5,3.10 has been received
by the governor from tho United States
treasurer In payment of tho quarterly
allowance mado by the general govern
ment to all states having soldiers' and
sailors' homes. This amount is 8100
per annum far each soldier in tho state
homes. It is to bo used in tho main
tenance of tho stato homes.
Shkmff T. S. lUibbull of Bernalillo
county, Now Mexico, presented to tho
govornor a requisition for tho return
of Judfion A. Page, who is charged
with forgery committed In Albuquer
que. Pugo was arrested at tho homo
of his mother In University Place near
Lincoln. Tho requisition was honored
and tho sheriff with his. prisoner start
ed for tho southwest
August Suckrtohf, n wealthy farmer
living near Pierce, also proprietor and
manager of tho Suckstorf park and
pleasure resort, is In a rather precar
ious condition. While in tho woods
hands became poisoned from poison
ivy. The poison was transferred to
other portions of hlb body, which
swelled to such an extent that ho was
obliged to undergo a surgical opera
tion. Tub Hurlington fast freight, west
bound, was wrecked two mites east of
Liberty and two of tho trainmen lost
thoir lives. Tho train was in chargo
of Conductor Douglas Wilcox, who was
in tho cab witii Engineer Thomas
Brcnnan and Fireman Harry Warden,
llrennan was killed instantly. Wilcox
had ono leg torn from his body and
lived only a few minutes uftcr being
the state l. ri u. society, at ub re
cont meeting at Holdrcge, elected otll
cers as follows: President, Mrs. Clara
11. West, Lincoln; first vieo president,
Mrs. Katio J. Dutton, Hastings; second
vice president, Mrs. G. Norburg, Hold
rege; recording secretary, Miss Ida
Wagner, Plattsmouth; corresponding
secretary, Mrs. Ella L. Allen, Omaha;
treasurer, Mrs. Elizabeth uoinley; or
ganizor; Mrs. Laura Allen, superior.
O.v tho 28th of this month thero will
bo held at Norfolk a convention of
county commissioners and supervisors
for the purpose of discussing matters
of public interest and for the adoption
of uniform methods for the transaction
of public business by tho county boards
throughout the state. All railroads In
the fatato have made a reduced rate of
ono faro and a third for the round trip.
It is expected thero will be quite a
Tub supremo court has recently ren
dered a decision that is of considerable
interest to tho liquor dealers. The
court holds that where intoxicating
liquors aro sold in this state for the
purpose of enabling the person to re
sell them contrary to, or in violation
or, too laws or tins state, and tho ven
der has knowledge of tho Illegal unfile,
the sale is void, and no recovery can
be had for the purchase price of the
liquors thus sold.
Tub motion for a new trial in tho
case of tho btute vs. William Henry,
convicted of tho murder of tho pos't
master at Rower, Jefferson county,
was denied by Judge Stull, and the
defendant was sentenced to tho pen
Itentlary for a term of ten years, tho
minimum under the charge. Nearly
half a score of attorneys participated
in the argument ou the motion und a
full half day was taken up in tho talks,
which was considered uble und ex
haustive. Kbi'OHts of tho organizers of the
Nebraska club show greatly increased
interest in the work. One of them
from tho western portion of tho state
reports: "All that is required Is to
fully present the mutter and all tho
members needed can bo hud." Ho
secured subscriptions to 105 shares in
three days. Tho -director from a
southwestern county wrote the secre
tary a few days ugo: "1 liave endeav
ored to accomplish my end of the work,
but 'hard times' have been In my way,
I hope for better results with eight
inches of good water."
cciiBTAUY It II. Townlkv has just
completed tho report to the state bank
ing board of the condition of the state
and private bunks of the state of
Nebraska us shown by tlve statements
made by the banks at close of business
on March 20. This report, while it
shows a decrease in tho number of
bank in tho state from -147 to 441
since December, 1SS5, is snid by thu
ollicials of tho banking board to show
a better general condition than for
several years. The legal reserve
which banks are required to carry Is 15
per ceni,' Tills report shows that tho
average reserve at present Is 32 per
MB. DUBOIS WILL BOLT.
THE IDAHO SENATOR THREATENS
TO BOLT FOR FREE SILVER,
HE STANDS WITH TELLER
Tho Republican National Convention
Mint Declare Plainly for Independent
Tree Colnngo or tho Far North
went Statcsninu Will Repu
diate Its Action May
Split In Idaho.
Boisk, Idaho. May 11. Tho Evening
Mail printed Inst night parts of a long
letter written by United States Sen
ator Dubois to F, A. Fcnn of liolso,
ono of tho leading Republicans of tho
stnte, m which ho stated: "In tho
event tho St Louis convention adopts
n gold bug or straddle platform, or
nominates a gold bug or straddlo can
didate, I shall bolt tho convention. I
bcllovo that I have sufficient personal
following In Idaho, added to tho fol
lowing which I will get from tho
other parties on tho silver movement,
io defeat the Republican party in
Dubois's friends hero aro much ex
ercised over the declaration. Straight
up Republicans who aro expected to
go to the Pocatello convention next
Saturday say that under such a declar
ation they will bolt tho convention
thcro If Dubois's friends succeed In
securing tho adoption of a resolution
indorsing the action of tho senator in
tho Senate. The bolters will elect a
set of dclcrates and send them to St,
Louis, as a straight Republican dele
gation for McKlnley. Tho Ada county
convention hero to-day will instruct
What Girls Willi to Do.
Columiiia, Mo., May 11. The girls
of this year's graduating class at
Christian college here wero requested I
hv Mm nrnclilunt In ii.tti (Iioik vaonnn. I
tlvo purposes in life. Ten of the girls
laid they desired further education,
especially in music and art; three pre
ferred to remain at homo nnd make
pleasant tho declining ycurs of their
parents; one aspired to bo a physiclun,
another a nurse, and still another a
missionary. Ono admitted that mar
riage was her object.
Intl-Fllley Mass Meeting in St Louis.
St. Louis, Mo., May ll. Early this
ifternoon fully 0,000 people, Fllley
Ites, antl-Filleyltcs and Democrats,
gathered at the courthouse to partici
pate in tho mass meeting called by
tho protesting Republicans to elect 108
lelegates to tho St. Joseph conven
tion. This was the first mass meeting
held at the court houso since 1800,
when tho Douglas nnd Lincoln fac
Mons had separate meetings.
Disston's Death ft Surprise.
PiTTsnuiiO, Pa., May 11. A few
weeks before his sudden death, while
In good health apparently, Hamilton
Disston, the Philadelphia saw manu
facturer, increased ills life insurance
8600,000. He passed the physical ex
amination, but un uutopsy revealed
that he had been afllicted with heart
disease for some time. Insurance men
ero surprised at Disston's death.
Jnpau Negotiating With Itucsia.
Yokohama, May 11. Negotiations
ire in progress between Japan and
Russia looking to a joint action in
Co re a. The chief points under discus
sion aro tho return of the king to the
palace from the Russian embassy,
Japan to have tho disposal of the
troops about the palace, and the plac
ing of the Corenn telegraph system In
Mie hands of the Japanese.
Minister Killed In a HunauMy.
Oakland Citv, Ind., May ll. As
Rev. George Whitman and wife were
leaving town for their home, their
team became frightened and ran off,
throwing the aged couple from the
wagon, which passed over thoir
bodies. The former died within a
few minutes, nnd the latter sustained
t broken ankle and other injuries.
Six liable at a ltlrth.
FowLKit, Ind., May 11. Mrs. Frita
lleinnit, wife of a farmer living one
mile from this city, gave birth to six
babies Thursday night. The physi
cian declares that .Mrs. Heinsnit will
be nil right inn few days, while tho
babies, three boys and three gills, are
is bright and well developed as the
A Itejrctcd Lover ICcvenge.
WiLLtAMSPoitT, Ind., May 11.
Charles Harrison, a young farmer liv
ing in the northern part of this coun
ty, yesterday shot Ida Welch and
Hurry Smith and then killed himself.
The t hooting took place In the homo
of Miss Welch. Harrison and Smith
were rival suitors, but Miss Welch uc
Italus lu Central Unnmig.
Kansas Citv, May 12. Rain was
falling this morning over the entire
western half of the state of Kansas,
and thu prospects arc that before to
morrow night all of Kansas, Oklaho
ma und western Missouri will receive
Voted on Choice for (Joternor.
Bkviku, Mo., May 11. Hugh Mc
Donald, an old-time Republican of
this city, held an election to test the
Uiengtli of the candidates for gov
ernor of Missouri. Out of 110 votes
cast, Davis received 45; Walbrldge, 42;
Varner, 27; Petti John, 2.
Chinch Dugs ut Work In Sllusourl.
Coi.uiim.v, Mo., May 11. Reports
received hero at the Missouri experl-
ment-ii station from all sections of
the State show that chinch bugs sur
vived the winter and aro now serious
ly threatening tho grain crops.
DICKINSON ANSWERS VEST
Charge Concerning Mlchlgnn Mmto
tho Semite Strongly Denounced.
Dktiioit, Mich., May 11. Ex-Postmaster
General Don M. D'.ck!non,
replying to tho strictures of Senator
Vest and other froo silver men as to
tho allogcd corruption of tho lato
Democratic State convention by office
holders, denies that Mr Stevenson
(Dickson's law partner) or nny
body clso Issued a circular to
ofllcohoidcrs in connection with
tho convention. Through freo silvor
congressmen, ho says, free silver men
wero put in all the ofllces of their dis
tricts, and in both county and stato
conventions outnumbered tho others
two to one. According to the law tho
S laces of delegates could not be filled
y proxies, as stated by Mr. Vest
The 10 to 1 men never had a majorilv
of the delcgntcs elected and ttio talk
of tho use of money by the sound
money men is "puro- and unadulter
ated slander and Itbel." If any money
wns used, it was in behalf of a freo
silver syndicate, organized and ex
isting outside of this stato
and furnishing monoy to carry on
the campaign in tills state. In
conclusion, ho says: "I am proud
to say the party in "this Stato is prop
erly represented by its delegation to
Chicago and in favor, by an over
whelming majority, of maintaining
tho pledges of Congress on this ques
tion whenever there lins been silver
legislation since '70, that the policy of
tills government is to maintain tho
parity of tho metals. Our party will
not favor repudiation in any form, or
take any chances of favoring a policy
that by any possibility would lead to
repudiation. Tho Chicago convention
will not favor tho policy of free coin
age at the ratio ot 10 to 1."
FIRST MISSOURI TICKET.
Prohibitionists Nominate Stnte OIHccr
II. I. Paris for Governor.
Skdalia, Mo., May 11. Tho Mis
souri Prohibition convention con
cluded its work lust evening. The fol
lowing Stato ticket was nominated:
For Governor II. P. Farls, of Henry
Governor J. M.
State E. E. Mc-
l'or Secretary of
Audltor John O. Roulf, Su
Treasurer Rev. Mr. Hull,
For Attorney General J. C. Hughes,
For Judge of Supremo Court Louis
For Railroad Commissioner W. E.
Seahrooke's Tnto of Woo.
Nkw Yomc, May 11. Thomas Q.
Seabrooke, the actor, who appeared
in the Supreme court yesterday to
oppose the motion of his wife, Elvia
Croix, the noted actress, for alimony'
pending the trial of her divorce suit,
totd Judge Pryor that he had
tried to live amicably with his wife,
but her fondness for drink had made
Three More Victims of Apache.
ToMnsTONK, Ariz.. May ll. Accord
ing to a report from the vicinity of
Wilcox, three men wero killed near
thcMexlcau lino Tuesday by Apaches.
They were S. 11. Reid, a prominent
cattle raiser; his foreman, Gus Wisner
and a 3oung man uamed Hand, brother
of the herder killed a few weeks ago.
Intra Will Instrnct for Dole.
Ottumwa, Iowa, May 11. There is
now no question but that Iowa Demo
crats will declare for silver, aud Boles
for President Thirty-three out of W
counties have selected 'J38 silver and 83
gold delegates, nearly all instructed.
The same counties last year sent 102
silver and '.'04 gold delegates.
Ninety-Nine Marries Fifty-Seven.
Kkoxvillk, Tenn.,May 11. Michael
Farmer, uged 90 years, and Angelino
Hopshaw, aged 57, are receiving the
felicitations of their friends. They
were married a few days ago at Thorn
Hill, Grainger county, and are spend
ing the honeymoon with relatives of
the groom near tins city.
Trncy for Vice President.
Nkw Youk. May 11. General Benja
min F. Tracy is tho latest possibility
for tho Vice Presidential nomination
on the McKlnley ticket. The friends
of Mr. Trncy say lie would be just the
man for the place, and that his canal
dacy will be urged at St. Louis.
Dnwsou Convicted ot Murder.
Dks Moikp.s, Iowa, May 11. Samuel
R. Dawson, who on Christmas Eve
shot and killed Walter Scott, his son-in-law
of un hour, wns found guilty
of murder in the second degree, nnd
his punishment will bo equivalent to
Tlireo Killed In Fight.
1Si.ui:pields, W. Va May 11. A
fight between negroes nnd Hungar
ians at Keystone resulted in two no
groes and one Hungarian being killed.
NEWS IN BRIEF.
The increased bank note circulation
consequent to the recent bond issue is
Irwin Ford, a negro, arrested for
the murder of little Elsie Kreglo, has
confessed his crime.
The State bank of Marshfleld, Ma,
is closed. President Salmon has been
arrested five times.
The report of the Chicago gas com
bine shows that it Is carrying over
320,000,VOO of bonds.
Tobacco trust stock broke badly on
the report of the Indictment of the
company's officials for conspiracy.
Perry Belmont has gone to Europe
to see Dick Crocker about running for
governor of New York.
The Genzberger woolen mills at
Louisiana, Mo , wero destroyed by
Mav 18 will bo field day. at tho Mis
souri State University. j
Yale has challenged the Missouri
University eleven to n game next fall, j
A match race has been arranged be-1
tvveen Dwyer's crack Alley, Cieophus,
and SuUuti. .
EEADS THE RIOT ACT.
TALKS OF A
Will Not Countenance Any Ofllclal Die
tntor Mostly Defends the Freo Silver
Democratic Convention Against "Snap"
Insinuation Fcilernl Olllce Holders
Not to Itnn tho National Convention.
The Democratic Faction.
Washington, May 0. The first fight
of tho silver and gold factions of tho
Democratic party for control of the
Chicago convention wns the subject of
an animated debate In the Senate yes
terday. Senator Pulmer In opposing
tho Poller bond Investigation resolu
tion, referred to tho Inadequacies of
tho platform declarations of 1602 on
tho financial question, and declared
that they were nnt satisfactory at tho
present time. Reference was made to
tho "bnap" conventions hold at Pertlo
Springs, Mo., and bpringfleld, ill.,
last year at which tho Democratic
party was committed to silver.
Tliis brought Senators Vest nnd
Cockrcll of Missouri to their feet, and
the former delivered a speech of char
acteristic vigor and exploslveness. Ho
charged that the recent Michigan
Democratic convention which declared
for sound money, was controlled by
federal ofllcials, who were instructed
for silver, but voted for a gold stand
ard declaration. After denouncing
the Influences brought to bear on con
ventions in general Mr. Vest con
cluded with the following startling
declaration of his own position:
"I am a delegate to tho national
convention," ho said, "an unwilling
delegate, chosen by my people, and I
serve notice now that If that coven
tion at Chicago Is to bo made up of
oflicc-holders to stifle and prevent tho
expression of the will of tlio people,
then it is no Democratic convention to
me. Tho Democratic party is tho
party of honorable expression, not of
Mr Vest spoku with great earnest
ness, nnd his unlooked-for declaration
created much comment By some it is
interpreted to mean that if the Chica
go convention shall declare for sound
money, the Missouri Senator will not
feei bound to abide by its action. Mr.
Coekrell Is also a delegate from Mis
souri, but ho made no declaration as
to his position.
UNITE TO OUST STEVENS.
Retaliation on the A. P. A. Leader for
Kansas Citv.Mo ,Mivy 0. When tho
Supreme Council of the A. P. A. meets
at Washington next Tuesday tho mem
bers of that body who are friendly to
McKlnley will make an effort to
depose J. II. D. Stevens, who has been
lending the fight on tho Ohio candi
date for the presidency. The Western
members have organized to oust him
nnd unless Stevens gets support from
unexpected sources, tho representa
tives from Ills own State expect to
come home with his official scalp.
Besides being State president for
Missouri, Stevens is chairman of the
national judiciary board and of the
political committee of the national
advisory board. He now aspires to be
TO SEEK UNCLE SAM'S AID.
Armour Heady to Enjoin the Threat
Kansas City, Mo., May 0. Tho
labor organizations of the two Kansas
City's are considering the advisability
of declaring a universal boycott
against the products of the Armour
packing plants as a means of aiding
the striking firemen to win their fight
against the company. The Armour
people have preparations all made to
enjoin the strikers from declaring the
boycott; they are watching every
move made by the strikers aud when
the first definite step is made toward
declaring the boycott, applications for
injunctions will' be filed simultaneous
ly with United States Circuit Judges
Foster at Topeka and Phillips at
JACKSON'S CASE CLOSED.
Tho Last Witness Heard In the Pearl
Ilryan Murder Trial.
Nf.wroitT, Ky., May S. Tho com
monwealth announced this morning
that It had no more witnesses to offer
in the Scott Jackson murder case.
During the trial the prosecution
called in chief seventy-three witnesses
and the defense eighty-two, including
depositions. The prosecution in re
buttal called forty, und the defense
followed with one, mnking a total of
I9ti witnesses. Arguments will be be
John Seward, the detective who fig
ured unpleasantly in the case, was as
saulted in the streets late last night
with eggs, thrown by a lot of young
men and bovs.
ONLY SIX OPPOSED IT.
i'effer's ISond Investigation Resolution
Adopted by the Satiate.
Washington, Mav 9. By tho de
cisive vote of Cl to 0, tho Senate In
augurated an investigation to be con
ducted by the Senate committee on
finance into the facts and circum
stances connected with tho sale of
United States bonds by the secretary
of the treasury during the last three
years. The six adverse votes were
cast by Cafferv. of Louisiana; Faulk
ner, of West Virginia; Gray, of Deiu
war; H'll, of Now York; Mitchell, of
Wisconsin, and Palmer of Illinois, all
Itrpubllrau Negro League.
Jkfpklson City, Mo., May 9. The
Republican Negro Leugue of Missouri
met here yesterday In the hall of tho
nouse of Representatives with about
300 delegates present. Or. J. N. R.
Crosslund, of St. Joseph, was re
elected president; P. II. Murray of St.
Louis, vice president, and J. Silas
Harris of Kansas City, secretary; Dr.
.1. N. R. Crossland of St Joseph, Rev.
P. W. Dunnavant of Jefferson City,
J. Silas Harris of Kansas City and W,
M. Farmer of St Louis were chosen
as delegates to the National racial
convention, to bo held ut Boston,
Mass., August 12.
AS MR. HARRISON WISHED.
The Indiana Ilcpulillcnn Convention's
Action Held to be .Juit night.
Indianapolis, Ind, May 0. F. T.
Roots, who presided during the greater
partof yesterday'sconventlon and who
Is very close to ex-President Harrison,
mado to-day the following Statement
regarding tho significance of yester
day's action: "Tho question has been
frequently asked what significance
attaches to Mr. Harrison's uluenco
from tho convention In nnswer It
may be said, his absence is a confirma
tion of his statement, 'There never
has been an hour sinco I left tho
White house that I desired to return to
It,' and further, frees him from tho
chargo that might have b?cn made. in
sincerity. In answer to the question
what will bo the effect of the resolu
tion instructing for McKinloy. it can
bo truly said It must bo LcneGclal for
all concerned. First, it is a truthful
reflection of tho sontlmont of tho
voters of Indiana concerning McKln
ley which htv. crystallized since Mr.
Harrison's letter of Fobruary last, and
if the unexpected should happen at St
Louis, and thcro should bj- n cill for
the ex-President, he would be in a po
sition to accept suph a call, and tho
followers of McKlnley would bo the
supporters of General Harrison sinco
Indiana in no uncertain terms bus in
structed und declared for McKlnley at
her Stato convention."
Instruct for McKlnley nnd Adopt Monoy
Plank of Mlnoenpnlls Platform.
Dktiioit, Midi., May 0. An ani
mated fight over tho money question
was tho most striking feature of tho
Michigan Republican convention. It
resulted In squelching both the gold
plank offered by tho majority nnd tho
silver plank submitted by the minori
ty of tho resolutions committee and
the substitution therefor of the money
plnnk of tho Minneapolis platform of
1802. McKlnley wns indorsed most
unequivocally and tho dolcgates wero
strongly instructed in his favor.
A Plea for tho Nicaragua Canal.
Washington, May 0. Governor
McCorckle of West Virginia appeared
before the House committee on com
merce to-day to advocate the construc
tion of tho Nicaragua canal. Ho
spoke in behalf of tho coal Interests
of his own and adjacent states, de
claring that the section he represented
would bo able to control tho coal mar
kets of the Pacific coast of North and
South America with tho shlppiug
facilities which would bo afforded by
Kansas Hunker In Troublo.
Goodland, Kan.. May 0. M. B.
Tomblin, president of tho defunct
Sherman county bank, nutl also a
member of the State irrigation board,
and Presley I. Lancaster, vice president
of the same bank, wero arrested yester
day afternoon on complaint of County
Commissioner George Austin, charged
with receiving deposits after thu bank
was in a failing condition. At their'
preliminary trial they were bound
over to the district court in thu sum
of 31.200 each
Tried by Court Martial.
Havana, May P. The personnel ot
the court martial which began the
trial to-day of tho filibusters captured
on the schooner Competitor Is ab fol
lows: President, Emilio Ruiz; mem
bers, Naval Lieutenants Satunno
Montojo, Antonio Martin, Posatilla
Antonio, Perez Rcndendon, Eduardo
Eurlas, Salgado Mego, Camiuo Sup
lents, Jose Sevillinno and Carlos
Camino; accuser. Miguel Suarez.
Altgeld on Free Silver.
Sphi.nofield, 111., May 9. Governor
Altgeld, who returned from Chicago
yesterday, declared that the Demo
crats of Chicago were overwhelmingly
opposed to tho single gold standard
and would send a freu silver delega
tion to the State convention. He de
clared that at least $70,000 had been
raised by bankers to influence tho peo
ple, but they were routed. He de
clared tho primaries would be fair.
Mrs. Hammond' Appeal.
London, May 9. A Pretoria dis
patch to the Daily Telegraph, dated
Wednesday, says: "John Hays Ham
mond's wife had a long and touching
Intervlow with President Kruger to;
night, at which sho pleaded the cause
of her husband and the otiier prisoners.
President Kruger promised to consider
everything and hoped the matter
would bo settled by the end of tho
Still Moro I'roteuiuil Kiuploye.
Washington, May 9. The President
has Issued an order extending tho
civil service rules to tho Interstate
Commerce Commission. This brings
all ofllces in the commission hero and
outside of Washington within tho
classified service, except the chief ex
ecutive ones requiring presidential
nomination and confirmation by tho
Senate. The order takos effect Im
mediately. A Hoy Sent Up lor Lire.
Romi:, N. Y., May 9. J. Watson
Illldroth, the boy train wrecker, was
sentenced to Imprisonment for life to
day. His companions, Plato and Hlb
bn'rd, pleaded guilty to manslaughter
In the first degree und were sentenced
to twenty years' Imprisonment each
on two indictments.
Kansas Congregatlonallst Meet.
Lawuknck, Kan., MayO. Four hun
dred Congregationalists from all over
the state met hero yesterday after
noon in tho forty-second annual ses
sion of tho Congregational bociety.
meetings will close to-morrow.
Texas Lynchers Imllcteil-
Wichita Falls, Tex, May l. The
grand jury, which has been Investi
gating the lynching of Crawford andy
Lowis, tho bank robbers, who mur
dered CashlCr Dorsey last February ,)
has adjourned. Indictments wero"
found against Frank Smith, Ulelc
Quinn and F. M. Davis, charging them
with complicity In the lynching. They
were taken before Judge Miller, who
refused them ball, and thoy are now
in jail. Citizens offer bail In any
amount and excitement runs high over
the arrest. Trouble Is feared if they
are not released.
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