The McCook tribune. (McCook, Neb.) 1886-1936, April 24, 1891, Image 6

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F. W. KIMMLELL , PnblUhcr.
Lincoln sportsmen met and organ
ized a gun club.
The band recently organized at
Hastings has collapsed.
A camp of Modern Woodmen has
been instituted at Pender.
A camp of the Sons of Veterans
has been mustered in at Reynolds.
Jeff Long of Gretna had his ankle
dislocated by a horse stepping on it.
The sheriff of Adams county now
has six criminals in jail at Hastings.
A violent wind storm visited
Beatrice , doing considerable damage.
Louis Heirarod of Omaha has en
tered upon his dutias state oil in
Pender has quite a building boom ,
Beven houses being in course of con
Two wsll developed cases of glan
ders have recently been discovered in
O'Neill is figuring on having a
(250,000 beet sugar factory sometime
in the near future.
There is a mad dog scare in Union
township , Dundy county , and the
canines are being exterminated.
The total valuation of property
in the city of Hastings according to
the recent assessment is ? 51,166. 962.
A young son of Samuel Miller of
Shelby has disappeared. It is alleged
Miat his father and he could not agree.
Mr. and Mrs. Sampler of Fremont
were poisoned by eating chocolate
candy and were very sick for a short
Louis Heimrod , the newly ap
pointed state inspector of oils , has filed
with the secretary of state his bond in
the sum of0,000. .
A ten-year-old boy named Joseph
was killed in a suburb of Omaha the
other day by a portable hog pen top
pling over on him.
Isaac Howard , eighty-three years
old , died at his homo in Gage county
fc last week. He had resided in the coun
ty twenty-three years.
Frank Davis , a pickpocket , took
$500 from a man at Lincoln the other
day , but was captured before he got
sway with the boodle.
The twelfth semi-annual session
01 soutn 1'iatte coniereuce 01 tne evan
gelical Lutheran church was held at
. Yutan with eleven ministers in attend
ance. ,
Prior to the closing of the court in
Beatrice Frank and Ed Eaton , broth
ers , were sentenced to three years
each in the penitentiary for highway
Henry Vansant a blacksmith of
Ansley , is likely to lose the sight of
one of his eyes which was struck by a
cinder from a piece of iron which he
Was hammering.
W. M. Clinton of Lincoln , who
had both legs taken off in an accident
at Ravenna last summer , has gone to
.New York , where he will procure a
pair of artificial limbs.
Editor Hart of the Dakota City
Eagle , was assaulted the other day by
ex-Judge Wilbur and quite severely
bruised. Wilbur took exceptions to
an article in the Eagle.
Mayor Ireland has filed his affida
vit with Gov. Boyd announcing the
population of Nebraska City to be more
than ten thousand , which makes the
city one of the first class.
A Norfolk boy with a cigarette
set fire to the dry grass on a play
ground in town and for a time there
was a lively scramble to extinguish
the flames which ran like wild fire.
The Nebraska Security company
of Harrison , Sioux county , filed arti
cles of incorporation with the sere-
tary of state. It is a real estate con
cern. The capital stock is $50,000.
M. C. Sweeuer of Omaha was
fined $25 and costs for striking a
woman. The judge said that no mat
ter what the provocation was , a man
was a brute who would strike a woman.
In Omaha a slack rope walker fell
thirty feet lighting on his back on the
stone paved street. No bones wore
broken , but it is believed ho received
internal injuries that will result in his
A largo pickling and preserving
company of Chicago , is negotiating to
locate a factory in Hastings. They
propose planting 400 acres in pickles ,
besides a limited acreage of corn and
A barn near Steele City , owned by
C. N. Pickering , was struck by light
ning and the building and contents
entirely consumed. . The loss is nearly
$4,000 , about half of which is covered
by insurance.
At a meefing of the Friend fair
association it was decided to hold a' '
three days' trotting , pacing and run
ning meeting on August 2G , 27 and 28 ,
and to offer more liberal purses than
A wedding which was to have oc
curred at Ainsworth the other day has
been indefinitely postponed because
Billy Branigan's intended bride gave
him the slip and failed to appear at the
critical moment.
During a storm at Friend the barn
of Mrs. Margaret Laugley of Monroe
precinct was blown down , her resi
dence moved from its foundation and
a span of horses standing in the barn
badly injured.
A large barn belonging to.Claud
ius Jones , on a farm northwest of
Brainard , in Butler county , was def -
f stroyed by fire last week. The fire is
supposed to hayc started Jrom , sparks
- ffom'ftnV chimney ofthe"1 dwelling on
the farm.
A ten-year-old son of Mrs. Mason
of Orleans , while playing with a re
volver , was accidentally shot. The
ball was a 22-calibre and entered the
abdomen and went downward. The
boy will probably die.
Henry Oxnard of Grand Island ,
manager of the Oxnard beet sugar
company , met the citizens of Fullerton
and Nance county and addressed them
at considerable length on the beet
sugar industry of Nebraska.
Hebron has got the start by having -
ing the only lodge of honor in the
state. A short time ago Kay of Hope
ledge No. 1 , Ancient Order of United
Workmen , was instituted , and now has
upward of seventy members.
Carl Morton is securing a guaran
tee fund to bore for coal within a mile
of the city limits of Nebraska City. He
now only lacks about $100 of the
amount he started out to collect Con
sequently this enterprise is a certainty.
Charles Combs , a brakeman on
the Crete branch of the Missouri Pa
cific , came near being killed at Tal-
mage , while coupling cars. The draw-
heads passed each other and he was
pretty badly squeezed between the cars.
The committee appointed to ex
amine and report upon the books and
accounts of Police Juujie Foster of
Nebraska City have reported and find
that the city owes Mr. Foster $43.63 ,
and a warrant has been drawn in his
favor for that amount.
The Commercial hotel at David
City was completely destroyed by fire
last week , with most of the furniture.
It was a large three story frame build
ing owned and occupied by S. H. Yon-
ker. Loss about $4,000 ; insurance on
building , $2.000 ; on furniture , $1.000.
Dr. P. C. Johnson of Friend and
Rev. Cox of Lincoln are holding a
series of revival meetings in the Meth
odist church in Friend. Dr. Johnson
is one of the finest speakers in the
state and the church is being well
filled from night to night.
Constable E. Hunger of Lincoln ,
after considerable trouble and corre
spondence , has established his right to
the legacy of $2,000 left him by the
death of an rtunt in Germany. Rela
tives on the other side of the ocean en
deavored to show that he was dead.
A Mrs. Pilts , of Gage county , while
returning to her home in a buggy a
few evenings since , was pursued by a
BaVage gray wolf about three miles out
of Beatrice and but for the speed of
her horse would have doubtless been
seriously bitten by the savage beast.
The village board of Oakland at a
special meeting decided to submit a
proposition to vote $3.000 more water
bonds , which with the $4,500 already
voted , is to be used in the construc
tion of a $10,000 system of waterworks
with mains on all the principal streets.
Wm. Hike and Gid Zuycher were
caught in the act of appropriating
some oats , the property of D. Young ,
living near Beilevue , and arrested.
They had been fined a few days ago
for chicken stealing , and it is supposed
they wanted the oats to feed the
During a gale a box car was blown
onto the main track at Charleston , on
the F. , E. & M. V. railroad , and made
its way to York at the rate of forty
miles an hour. Fortunately it was
found east of the city in a cut , where
the grade had , stopped it > before any
trains were due.
The funeral of the late Michael
Derum of Nebraska City took place
from St. Mary's Catholic church and
was one of the largest ever held in
Nebraska City. Mr. Derum was one
of the oldest railroad men in the state.
For years he has been station agent at
Nebraska City for the B. & M.
John Sanders , of Dodge county
was arrested on a charge of bastardy
preferred by Lucetta Shafer. All the
parties live near Nickerson , the man
having before this borne a good repu
tation , while the woman's past has
been somewhat varied. Sanders was
bound over to the district court.
The Niobrara canning factory
changed hands last week , Sioux City
parties having purchased it. The plant
will be considerably enlanged to can
corn , beans and peas , heretofore
tomatoes having been the only pro
duct put up. About $3,000 worth 'of
improvement will be made at once.
Frank Taylor of Lancaster county ,
has traced the thieves who stole his
fine bay team into the Loup country.
An accurate description of the two
men has , been telegraphed to every *
point north of Grand Island. Taylor
offers $250 reward for the apprehen
sion of the thieves. Parties will not
be required to convict them. j
The sanitarium at Milford will be
opened as a hotel as soon as the right
man can be found to run it. Its broad
ve-andas and pleasant surroundings
has invited many inquiries even this
early in the season as to the accom
modations that will be offered this
year for the entertainment of the pub
Mayor Gushing of Omaha received
an invitation from the board of trade
of Council Bluffs to attend a banquet
at the Grand Hotel April 22. A card
accompanies it with the intelligence
that if the invitation is accepted , a
§ 20 bill must be enclosed. The Omaha
official says he can feed his entire
family a whole week on that amount ,
and thinks he will not invest in thr
banquet provender.
At a mass meeting of the citizens
of Sioux county the following was
unanimously adopted : Whereas , By the
investigation of the county records of
Sioux county by an expert accountant
it was found that Conrad Lindeman ,
county clerk. John A. Green and
Charles U. Grove , county commission
ers , were found to have defrauded the
county out of certain sums of money ,
and we , as citizens and taxpayers , not
wishing to tolerate any further discre
pancy in- ? the county affairs , request
that the said officers resign for the
good of the county.
DUantroii * llailroad "Wreck In Ohio.
CLEVELAND , O. , April 20. A frightful -
ful wreck occurred on the Lake Shore
railroad at Kippon station , about forty
miles west , Saturday evening , in which
six postal clerks and two engineers
were killed.
The fast mail , No. 14 , bound east *
collided with No. 21 , the Toledo ex
press , just as the latter train was
about to pull on a siding to let the fast
mail pass.
The fast mail was running at full
speed and the force of the collision
was so great that both engines , three
mail cars and one baggage car were
completely wrecked.
The following is a list of the dead :
Edward Brown , engineer ; Charles
Topliff , engineer ; Fireman Staley ; F.
J. Nugent , Charle's Haminill , F. F.
Clemens , John J. Bowerline , James
M'Kinley , and C. H. M'Dowell. postal
clerks. John Danzig , son of a section
foreman , was injured. None of the
passenger cars left the track and none
of the passengers received serious in
It was the custom for these two
trains to pass at Kipton , the Toledo
express taking the side track for the
fast mail , which usually went through
without slackening. The express was
a few minutes late Saturday evening
and had just come to a stop at the
switch when the fast mail came in
sight. The engineer of the fast mail
applied the air brakes when he saw
that a collision was inevitable , but the
speed of the train was not checked ma
terially. The engine of the Toledo
express was knocked squarely across
the track and that of the fast mail
reared in the air , resting on the top of
the other. The first and second mail
cars were telescoped and smashed to
kindling wood and the third crashed
into the first two and rolled over on
the station platform. The two bag
gage cars of the Toledo express were
knocked from the track , but did not
turn over.
The passengers were thrown to the
floors and badly shaken , butnonewere
seriously injured. The passengers at
once began the work of rescue and
with a corps of physicians from the
town ministered to the few who were
iTijured. All but one of the dead were
beyond human assistance as soon as
the collision occurred. The bodies
were all horribly crushed and mutil
ated , arms and legs being torn off and
the corpses almost beyond recogni
tion. The postal clerks were caged
like rats and the telescoping of the
cars crushed the life out of them with
out a moment's warning.
It is difficult to locate the blame for
the accident , but it is said that the
express was ordered to stop at Ober-
lin , but went on to Kipton and had not
sufficient time to make the side track.
The Ceil BUS uiid Statistics.
WASHINGTON , April 20. Secretary
Noble of the interior department was
directed by the last congress to inquire
into and report upon to the next con
gress as to the desirability of making
the census bureau a permanent depart
ment. Mr. Noble has given the mat
ter considerable thought , although he
bas not been able to reach a final con
The suggestion has been made that
if such a permanent bureau is estab
lished here , whose duty it will be to
furnish statistics of the industries and
manufactures of this country from
month to month and year to year , it
would be well to consolidate into one
bureau all the statistics now provided
for. The treasury department no\v
maintains such a bureau , of course con
fines itself entirely to the exports and
imports of this country. The depart
ment of labor confines itself to the
statistics of work and wages , though it
has made several very successful sids
issues into tocial and railroad ques
tions. The department of agriculture
publishes monthly reports of the move
ments of grain and live stock ; and the
new bureau of immigration will devote
much attention to the statistics of its
It has been therefore suggested that
it would be a wise and judicious move
to consolidate all these bureaus into
one department , for it is now difficult
to see how the work of each of these
independent bureaus can be readily
made to fit into the work of all the
other bureaus , like the cogs of a series
of wheels. At the same time there is
the well known indisposition to yield
up even the slightest jot or title of
bureau authority , and Secretary Noble
is therefore unable to say at present
just what he will recommend in that
line. It is the" general opinion that
there ought to be a permanent census
bureau to furnish all statistics.
Cattle Quarantine.
WASHINGTON , April 20. An earnest
effort is making on the' part of cattle
men from the far west to have the
Texas fever cattle quarantine line es
tablished by the agricultural depart
ment for the great cattle raising states
of Wyoming. Montana and Colorado
moved farther south and made to con
form to the quaran ine line fixed upon
by those state for their own protection
before the national government quar
antine line was established. Senator
Carey of Wyoming presented the mat
ter fully to the agricultural depart
ment , and it is probable that the matter
will be fixed as desired. The department
has communicated with Secretary Rusk
on the subject and the secretary thinks
the department can so far modify its
instructions as to permit cattle to be
shipped into the states of Colorado ,
Wyoming and Montana from as far
south as heretofore , provided those
states give satisfactory assurance that
no cattle shipped into them shall be
sent out of the states before December
1. The effect of the order of the agri
cultural department moving further
north the quarantine line established
by these states was to work a serious
hardship on large numbers of men
having cattle between the line decided
on by the , national government and
that which the experience of the states
named had found to be safe.
The Kfsltt of Indemnity , However ,
In Till * Cane IK Not Acknowledged
by America ? * Keprcuciitutlve For-
ernerci to Have A'o .Tloro Itl Iit *
than are Craiitcd Our O\vii SubJ cot *
Quotation * from a. i'nrallel Ca c In
the Time ofVcb ter > Ofllclal Life.
Blaliie's Answer to Italy.
WASHINGTON , April 16. The fol-
fowing is the correspondence between
Secretary Blaine and the Italian gov
ernment since the secretary's note to
the Marquis Imperial ! , acknowledging
the notice of Baron Fava's departure :
INGTON , April 2 , 1891. Mr. Secretary
of State : I hasten to acknowledge
the receipt of the note which your ex
cellency did me the honor to address
to me on the 1st inst. in reply to that
whereby Baron Fava informed you of
his departure on leave. I have laid
the contents of your excellency's afore
said note before the government of the
king , and his excellency , the president
of the council , his majesty's minister
of foreign affairs , has just directed mete
to address the following communica
tion to you : "Tlie government of the
king of Italy has asked nothing be
yond the prompt institution of judicial
proceedings through the regular chan
nels. It would have been absurd to
claim the punishment of the guilty
parties without warrant of regular
judgment. The Italian government
now repeats the same demand. Not
until the federal government shall
have explicitly declared that the afore
said proceedings shall be promptly be
gun can the diplomatic incident be
considered as closed. Meanwhile his
majesty's government takes note of
the declaration whereby the federal
government recognizes that an indem
nity is due to the families of the vic
tims in virtue of the treaty in force
between the two countries. " I have ,
therefore , the honor to bring the fore
going to the knowledge of your excel
lency , and I avail myself of this oc-
cason to offer you , Mr. Secretary of
State , assurances of my highest and
most respectful consideration. r
To His Excellency , James G. Blaine ,
Secretary of State.
TON , April 14. 1891. Marquis Imper-
iaii , charge d'affaires , etc. , etc. , etc.
Sir : 1 have the honor to acknowledge
the receipt of your note , dated Thurs
day , April 2 , 1891. It contains the
second telegram from Marquis Rudini ,
part of which I here quote : "The gov
ernment of the king of Italy has asked
nothing beyond the prompt institution
of judicial proceedings through the
regular channels. It would have been
absurd , to claim this punishment of the
guilty parties without warrant of reg
ular judgment. The Italian trovern-
rnent now icpeats the same demand.
Not until the federal government shall
have explicitly declared that the afore
said proceedings shall be promptly be
gun can the diplomatic incident be con
sidered as closed.1 This government
certainly had no desire whatever to
change the meaning of Marquis Rudi-
ni's telegram of March 24. It was de
livered to the state department by
Baron Fava in person , written in his
own hand , and expressed in the Eng
lish. Following is the full text of the
telegram : "Rome , March 24 , 1891.
Italian Minister , Washington : Our re
quests to the federal government are
very simple. Some Italian subjects ,
acquitted by American magistrates ,
have been murdered in prison while
under the immediate protection of the
authorities. Our right , therefore , to
demand and obtain the punishment of
the murderers and an indemnity for
the victims is unquestionable. I wish
to add that public opinion in Italy is
justly impatient , and if immediate
steps were not at once taken 1 should
find myself under the painful necessity
of showing openly our dissatisfaction
by recalling the minister of his majes
ty from the country where he is unable
to obtain justice. Rndini. ' ' The words
underscored are precisely those which
I quoted in my former note , and I am
directed by the president to express
the satisfaction of this government with
the very material qualification of the
demand by Marquis Rimini on behalf
of the Italian government. You quote
in your note another part of Marquis
Ruuini'ss telegram of April 2 in these
words : "Meanwhile his majesty's gov
ernment takes note of tiie declaration
whereby the federal government recog
nized that indemnity is due the fami
lies of the victims by virtue of the
treaty between the two countries. ' ' If
Marquis Rudini will carefully examine
my note of April 1 he will discover
that I did not recognize that indem
nity is due to the families of the vic
tims in virtue of the treaty in force be
tween the two countries. ' ' What I did
say wis in answer to Baron Fava's as
sertion that the United States govern
ment refused to take this demand for
indemnity into consideration. I quote
my reply : "The United States , so far
from refusing , has recognized the prin
ciple of indemnity to those Italian subjects -
jocts who may have been wronged by
a violation of the rights secured to
them under the treaty with the United
States concluded February 2U. 1871. "
Marquis Rudiui may be assured that
the United States would recompense
every Italian subject who might be
"wronged by a violation of the treaty"
to which the faith of the United States
is pledged. But this assertion leaves
unsettled the important question of
whether the treaty has been violated.
Upon this point the president with
sufficient facts placed before him , has
taken full time for decision. He now
directs that certain considerations in
the general subject bo submitted to the
judgment of the Italian government.
As a precedent of great value in the
cuse under discussion the president re
calls the conclusion maintained by
Webster when secretary of state in
1851. In August of that year ajnob
in New Orleans demolished the build
ing in which the oilice of the Spanish
consul was located , and at the same
time attacks were made upon coffee
houses and cigar shops kept by Span
ish subjects. American citizens were
involueu in the losses , which in the
aggregate were large. The supposed
cause of the mob was intelligence of
the execution of fifty young Americans
in Havana and the banishment to
Spanish mines of nearly two hundred
citizens of the United States. The
victims were all members of the abor
tive Lopez expedition. In conbcquence
of these depredations of the mob upon
the property of the Spanish consul as
well us against Spanish subjects. Don
Calderon de Lapar/.a , minister , de
manded indemnification for all losses ,
both official and personal. Webster
aumittted that the Spanish consul was
entitled to indemnity and assured the
Spanish minister that "if the injured
consul , Mr. Laborde , shall return to j
his post , or any other consul for New
Orleans be appointed by her Catholic
majesty's government , the officers of
this government resident in that city
will be instructed to receive and treat
him with courtesy and with the na
tional salute to the Hag of his ship if
he shall arrive in a Spanish vessel as
a demonstration of respect such as
may signify to him and to his govern
ment the sense entertained by the gov
ernment of the United States of the
gross injustice done to his predecessor
bv a lawless mob , as well as indemnity
for the insult offered by it to a foreign
state with which the United States arc
and wish ever to remain on terms of
the most respectful and pacific inter
course. ' ' But wlien pressed by the
Spanish minister to afford indemnity
to the Spanish subjects injured by the
mob in common with American citi
zens , Webster declined to accede to
the demands , and gave his reasons as
follows : "This government supposes
that the rights of the Spanish consul ,
a public officer residing here under the
protection of the United States govern
ment , are quite different from those of
Spanish subjects , who have come into
our country to mingle with our own
citizens and are here to pursue their
private business and objects. The for
mer may claim special indemnity ; the
latter are entitled to such protection
as is afforded to our own citizens.
While , therefore , losses to individuals ,
private Spanisli subjects , are greatly
to be regretted , yet it is understood
that many American citizens suf-
equal losses irum me
cause , and those private
individuals , subjects of her Catholic
majesty , coming voluntarily to reside
in the United States , have certainly no
cause to complain if they are protected
by the same laws and the administra
tion of the law as the native born citi
zens of this country. They have , in
fact , some advantages over a citi/en of
the state in which they happen to be.
inasmuch as they arc enabled under it
to become citizens themselves , to pro
secute for any injuries done to their
persons or property in the courts of
the United States or state courts at
their election. ' * Two years after Web
ster wrote the foregoing note congress ,
in recognition of certain magnanimous
conduct on the part of the queen of
Spain in pardons bestowed upon Amer
icans who had unjustifiably invaded
the island of Cuba , enacted a joint resolution
elution indemnifying the Spanish con
sul and other Spanish subjects for the
losses sustained in the New Orleans
mob of 1851. The considerations upon
which this resolution was passed were
such as to contra vent the original posi
tion of Webster , shaded also by Presi
dent Fillmoro. The right to judicial
remedy which Webster assured to
Spanish subjects is likewise assured to
Italian subjects. The right is specially
guaranteed in the second section of the
third article of the constitution. And ,
as Webster points out. a resident alien
lias a privilege which is denied to a
citizen. The widows and children of
citizens who lose their lives by mob
violence may sue the leaders
and members of tne mob only
in the courts of the j.tate of Louisi
ana , while the widows and children of j
the Italian subjects who suffered death
have a right to sue each memoer of j
the mob , not only in the state court.I I
but also before the federal tribunals ;
for the district of Louisiana. Pro
vision is made in the revised civii code
of Louisiana for the redress ofuch
grievances as the widows ? and children
of the victims of a mob may plead , j
[ Blaine here quotes from the statutes j | i
of Louisiana , and continues. ] The ; i
government of the United States would '
feel justified in resting on the .ir < ru- ; i
incut and conclusion of Webster if the '
mob of March 14. 1891. did not in | I I
some of its characteristics differ from j i
the mob of 1851. But it is due to can-
dor , duo to this government and due , 1
to the jrovernment of Itaiy to point , | i
out certain differences of which the i
government of the United States is
honorably bound to take notice. In 1
the case of the mob of 1SJ1 Web-ter ' .
asserts that no personal injury was '
offered to any one : "that the police i
and other leu'tl authorities did all that 1
was possible to preserve the peace and '
arrest tne rioters ; that the mob acted ,
in the heat of blood , and not in pur. i ;
suance of any premeditated plan or
purpose of injury or insult : that the
mob was composed of irresponsible
persons , the names of none of whom
are known to the jrovernment of the
United States nor , so far as the gov
ernment is informed , to its officers in
New Orleans. " As promptly as pos
sible after the lamentable occurrence I
at New Orleans the president
directed the attorney gen
eral to cause , through his department ,
a full inquiry to be made into ail the
facts in connection therewith , and
solicited his opinion whether any crim-
inal proceedings would lie under-the
federal laws in federal courts against
persons charged with the killing of
Italian subjects. He has not yet re
ceived the official report. If it be
found that a prosecution can DO main
tained under the statutes of the United
States the case will bo presented to the-
according to the usual
next grand jury
'methods of criminal administration.
But if it bo found , as seems prooablo ,
that criminal proceedings can only be
taken in the courts of Louisiana , the
i president can in this direction do no
than the state officers
I more urge upon
the duty of promptly bringing the
offenders to trial. This was done m
his telegram to the governor of Louisi
ana of March 15. If it shall result
that the case can bo prosecuted only
in the state courts of Louisiana and
the usual judicial investigation and
procedure under the criminal law is-
not resorted to , it will then be the-
duty of the United States to consider
whether some other form of redress-
may be asked. It is understood that
the state grand jury is now investi
gating the affair , and while it is pos
sible that the jury may fail to present
indictments , the United States can noU
assume that such will be the case.
The United "States did not by the
treaty with Italy become the insurer of
the lives or property of Italian sub
jects resident within our territory. No
government is able , however high its
civilization , how vigilant its po
lice supervision , however severe its
criminal code , and however prompt
and inflexible its criminal administra
tion , to secure its own citizens against
violence promoted by individual malice
or by sudden popular tumult. A for
eign" resident must bo content in sush
cases to share the same redress that is
offered by law to a citizen , and has no-
just cause of complaint or right to ask
the interposition of his country if the
courts are equally open to him for re
dress of his injuries. The treaty in
the first , second , third , and. notably in
the twenty-third articles , clearly limits
the rights guaranteed to citizens of the
contracting powers in the territory of
each to equal treatment and to free ac
cess to courts of justice. Foreign res
idents are not made a favored class.
It is not believed that Italy would de
sire a more stringent construction to
her duty under the treaty. Where in
jury inilicted upon a foreign resident
is not the act of the gox'ernment or of
its officers but of an individual or of a
mob , it is not believed that a claim for
indemnity can justly be made unless it
shall be made to appear that the pub
lic authorities charged with the peace
of the community have connived at this
unlawful act. or , having a timely
notice of the threatened danger , have
gence in taking necessary precautions f
as to amount to connivance. If. there '
fore , it should appear that among I !
those killed by the mob at New Or 'I
leans there were some Italian subjects
who were resident or domiciled in the
city agreeably to our treaty with Italy
and not in violation of our immigra
tion laws , and who were abiding in the I
peace of the United States and obey '
ing the laws thereof and of the state
of Louisiana , and that the public offi
cers charged with the duty of protect
ing life and property in that city con
nive ? ! at the work of the mob' , or upon
proper notice or information of the i
threatened danger , failed to take any
steps for proper protection ; ind after
wards to bring the guilty to trial , the
presdent would , under such circum
stances , feel that a case was estab
lished that should be submitted to the
consideration of congress with a view
to the relief of families of the Italian
subjects who have lost their hves by
lawless violence. Accept , sir. the re
newed assurance of my high consider
Ninety Pcrnoiis Drowned.
SAN FKANCISCO. Cala. , April 20.
The steamship Mononowi , which arrived
rived from Sidney and Honolulu ,
brings intelligence that the British ship ' / ' '
St , Catherine was wrecked otl the Car
oline islands and ninety persons
drowned. The Hawaiian superintend ! '
ent of the census states that the pre
liminary summary of the population of f t
the kingdom gives a total of 90.000 11
. Native Hawaiians
persons. , either of
pure or mixed blood , are in the minor
ity , their numbers having decreased 8
per centv while the number of Hawaiian
born foreigners has increased 36 per
The contest for the reichstag in
Gcestemunde is so close that it is not
known whether Bismarck is elected or
Quotation * from Xcie 1" / . - , CJiic.ijo , St.
/xiiM , Onittliit ninl JCliaicutrz ,
UnllvT Cienini'tv 25 < J& 25
Ktitter Country Roll s fc 1
Mess Pork Per bbl ! .1 i ( ittS M
IXK : Fresh l-Z'/sfe n
Hone\ , per Ib ib < ia J21
Chickens dre-sed 1C ( g. M
Turkeys Dres.-ed 14 ftn 15
Oranpe 3 . " ' ) ft 5 < ( )
Carrot Per bbl i 00 . ( & L' IT.
IjOinons J a ) ( ft r. OJ
Beets Per bbl a 7T M. : i , ,
Onions Per bb GO1) ft 6 .Vl
Rean Naue- > a SO ( Ti i fit :
AVool Fine , uuwaslicd. per K > . . . 1C < < t 17
Potatoes : 1 i" & 1 H5
} { ppts i cr bbl S 7T. 'i : ? 03
Apples Per bbl rf OJ % G SO
I lay Per ton 11 00 'itIO
Ho ; : * Mised packing i 8. > ftJ 0" I
IIous > Heavy weight ? * ST fo 5 10 A ' , :
Hceres Choice kteers "i 45 . / 5 sj
Sheep Natives a 73 < 5 \ ;
\Vheat-No.2red 1 l.VfTt. i 171
Corn No. a 70 . , a K )
Oat Mixed uextern 57 < Qi t i
Pork 13:0 tcH 00
Lurd 6 S ) 7 OJ
CHICAGO. - . '
Wheat Per bushel 105 f& 1 fir 3. .
Corn Pf bn hel CU To 70
Oats Per.bushe 54 jj f y
Lard 6 70 < Jj g jo' ;
Hoes Packing and --hippin . 4 i ) ® 5 10
C.ittle Prime steers 4 50 < & 6 3 * >
Sheep Natives 5 2j 5 75
bT. LOUIS. Cash 1 OS a
Corn Per bushel fijj < ; >
Oats Per bushel ffxi ( i o.v
Hogs Mixed packing 4.7) @ . 5 10
Cattle Feeders 300 41400
Wh t No.2 W < 2J 1 00
Corn No. 3 KJ tin 0.l
Oatt No. 2 s- ( 5 * 5 !
CattleS-Stockeri a.u4 feeder * 2 2S a 4 " ,
llogt ilued 3 go t < Q 5 w '
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