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HE OMAHA DAILY BEE.
IFTEENTH YEAK , OMAHA , FRIDAY MOKNING , JANUARY 15 , 1880. NUMJ3JBLI 178.
CARLISLE AS A CANDIDATE ,
Not Troubled With n Presidential Buzzing
Etc , but Would Take It.
THE FEELING AGAINST EATON.
.Mure Assurances of Demooiatlc
I'l lend-hlp for Diikota'N Admls-
lim-- lie I'lesldunl ntid
WASIIISOIOX , Jan. 14. [ Special. ]
"Speaker Cmlisle Is not sulleiing fiom a
piesldentlal bee In his bonnet , " ' aid ono ef
the Kdilwky ( statesman's most intimate
friends this moining. "J have had a number
of talks with him about these Malemcnts that
hohas his eves on Hie national leadeishlpa
ample of jeais hence , mid I tell ) ou thole's
nothing in it. "
" 'I lien he don't waul thepieshleiic ) ' . " '
"Oh I wanting and getting It mo two dif
ferent thing , " leplied the gentleman. " .Mr.
Cnillsle Is aliaid tint he Is In the w long lo
cality. He S.IH hankl ) , hovvevei , that he
believes lie would make n stioiig lace , mid
that with u good man on the second place
fiom New Yoik that he could bealastiuu-
Jier , nnd thai he might be elected. "
"Well , why not take thei i ace If he can get
"Xew Yoik. "
"Whatol N'ew Yoik'.1"
"Thcie's the tumble , Jlcdopeen't believe
he could cai r ) that state- , lie thinks though ,
that he could cairv some doubtful states In
the west ; that lie would cany , for Instance ,
AMsconsIn , Illinois , Calllomia , and Michi
"Well , If he could do that , mid save all the
stales carried by Cleveland , he would not
want New York , would he'.1"
"That is not the question. It is running a
risk. Then Mr. Cat I isle thinks wo should
make New Yoik a slionghold , and cany It
ever ) time ; that that state will 01 should be
the nueleiiKof thu noi them dcmociuc ) . He
has gieat lalth In Ids fice Uncle policy , and
believes It will pievail. "
"Who Is the speaker most In favoi of in
"He thinks Havaid and Moiilson Is the
meat combination ; that it will bind the thiec
sections lo cthci cast , south mid west.
Then time would be tlio soldlei nnd civilian
and statesman elements , the lieu trade and
the relomi elements , all so well mixed up
that the' ) would suit all classes. "
"Do JOH think Mi. C.ulislo uppioves of the
present adinlnistiatlon1. " '
"Mi. Caillsle isn't s ) ing a word , is he' '
lie Is speikoi of the house ot leinokontatlvcs-
imv ITI.I i n iimornir.
II Is well known hole nor , that avety
stioiig light was made against the conliniia
lion ol Civil Seivieci Coimnissloiiei Katon.
Senatois Logan , Mitchell ot Pennsyl
vania , and a halt do/en olhei leadIng -
Ing icpiibllcans set theli faces hnrd
against him , mid It was by dint
of stiateisy only that he pulled thiough. The
law isqulies that the ininoiitv pail ) shall
liaveouo place on the commission , and the
lopiibllcans want to be sine and haveatmu
bliienniiat this time. The ) snj that Mi.
l.'aton Is not a republican , but a mugwump ,
and a mugwump Is the most unpopular
quantity that can bo piodnccd In Washing
"We considered it an onlrage , " said one of
thu leading leimblican senatnis to-day , "that
a man like Katou should bo placed on the
commission to icptoscnt om paily. Ho Is
no bctlei than n demociat. And ifwoevei
needed a tilie republican In any place It Is
the one now held by Mr. Katon. Of course ,
Mi. Cleveland dosiied such a man as Katon
in the place. . Hut 1 can nssmo ) ouofono
thing : If It had not been that Katon pledged
to lesign within a month ho would not have
been continued. "
mi : I'lihsmi.sr ivit.itrmin. :
A delegation fiom Jakota , Including
thonoHl ) elected eongiesslonal and ' 'htato' '
ofliceis now licio , called upon 1'rcbldont
Cleveland to-daj to get his v lows on Dakota
matteis gcnciall ) , and the admission of south
Dakota to .statehood p.utlculaily. Mr. Cleve
land received them \eiy coidially , and said
he was much Inteiesled in the ( picstlou. He
Infoimcd tlie delegation he would bo skid to
heat all they had to say about thu matter ,
and that he would give them an audience
out of his own piivate time on next Monday.
Dakot.ilans mo pleased over the sunning atti
tude of the pieshlent , and believe he will
lav 01 their pioject. They ha\o gieat confi
dence In the inesldeiit's well known sense of
Justice , and believe ho will treat their case
impaitiully and without political bias.
Kx-Senatoi McDonald of Indiana , the lead
ing ileimcrat In the state , Is now In Washing
ton , and Is quoted by his Hoosler liloiids as
being in lavoi of the admission ol Dakota
under the piosont state movement. Ho was
a member ol Coneioss when California was
admitted under Nliullai clicnmstances , and
\utedfoi it. Seimtoi McDonald thinks the
question should not bo made a paitlsun one ,
and e\pi esses conlldence tliat the dcmociats
will vote quite hugel ) foi Dakota's admls-
The senelai ) ot thu tieasinj to-diij ( inns-
niltted to the house of icpieseiitullvcs an es
timate of the cost of collecting customs dues
at dilfeient poiln thioughont the coimtiy.
lie estimated the poit of Omaha to hoSl.W ,
thepoit of Dulmquo S.W : , and Hmllngton
? .iK ) , blmpl > thos.ilai ) ot the collecloi at each
Knink Laflescho of Xebruskii has been pin-
moled In the otlUuof Indian allalis from
tStOOtoSl.COO Mi. Lnllesiho Is an Indian ,
nnd ono of Uncle Sam's must faithful und
elliclcut sou ants.
COJIMiril.r.S AT WO1IK.
YVAMiiNcno.v , Jan. II. [ Piess.l The
house committee on public hums ngiccd to
day to lepoit favoiably to the house i'ajhon's
bill declai Ing lei felted ceitaln umntsof lands
made to Mississippi , Louisiana and Alalnnia
In old of llioconstinctlon of rallioads with
nn amendment excluding thu ( inlt and .Ship
Island grant lioiu the operations ot the act.
'Ihe house commltteo on banking and ciu-
iriicy held Its Hist meeting to day , and oican-
L'.uil/ed nndei the chaiimansldp ot Milieu
> 'o buslnebS was tiansarted.
The house comiuiiteu on J'aelllc ralhonds
ulso met foi oiganl7.itlon to-day.
Tint liou-io judlciaiy committee at Its meet
ing to-day lelem-d to n hiib-comniltteo , 1011-
hlstlng ot Collins , UnlbeitMin. Heiinett. I'.u-
ker and llcpbmn , Collins' bill to c-at.iblWi n
nnlfoini bV.stem ot bankuiptcy.
The rollovving telegnim was uvilvcd to day
from lioM'rnor Knoll ot Kcntnck ) : "J.ogls-
latino now in session is consldcung thu
question of phmio pneumonia , but the qu.ibl
quarantine- whuli join dcpartincnt has
been operating will expiie to-moirou. 1 re-
' leqiiest thai > m will older itscon
tiniianco until the leglskiluui shall malai
MIIIIO movlMoiis to piiu : nt lliehini'.ul ot thu
illspabt' . ' ' Commissioner Coleut.in Iminedi-
ntcl ) ordeied thoqnnraiitliu'continiied.
I'l'Mi i in , u 10 A.V IMIIMI. :
In leidy to n Idler tiom e.\-Dele/ato Downey -
noy of \ \ > omliic. In behalf of n pioinjmmt
rattlomnn ot Unit teiriUny , against whum
] iioC-illn0rs ( have been ii'toinmended to com-
l > cl the lemovul or tencos maintained by him
enclosing public lauds , nvjitoMliij ; that the
uBs bo poptponcd until spring , the
couiuiUiloner of Itiu t'cu ral land
ofllco has written dt'iijliiir the request nnd
statiiii ; thai It Is the Intention of the land of *
litoto push iifli pioceedlnu's as rapldl ) as
possible , and to continue them until uverj
nnlavvtul enehmire has been removed from
the nubile lands.
M.n m.u \ M it son in MI.ii.
The statement that Pi evident Cleveland
has determined that no ansv.ershnIl be
Klvni to ( lie leqiiMN from the senate for In-
toi mation n t < > t he leasotis for reniovalsor
uspo'iislons , isnnollielalh denied. No such
leqnest has jet been addiessod totheplesl-
dentb ) the senate. Severntominuiilcatlons !
weie sent lo the < Ii iliinen of HIP < -enate rom-
liiittec'3 loda ) b ) the ealilnet olllcers of the
vminus executive depaitiuents couched in
substantially the following form ;
HIK I Imvethe honor to aeKiiowIa. thr'
receipt ofoiir cominunlcation ctllini ;
Jin Infoinritlon ns to the leasons
for the suspension ( in removal ) of
aiiil the appointment of
us . In lesiioiisc , 1 have the honoi to
lorwaid heiewllli the Insinuation in ineiis -
todv coiireinliig the aipo1titiiieut. ) 1 hnve no
Infotmallon as to the piesldeut'H leasons lei
the suspension (01 ( removal ) .
'I he papcis thus tiaiismlttid lelate < ; otelv to
the litmus of the appointee , ami sa ) nothing
about the charartei 01 quiiUlli'itlous of the
dliplaicd. Nil .siie haset been laKed with
the pusldeiil ( n this subject. It is further
leaineii th < pie ldent as jet Ins neither ex-
pi esM'il uoi tonuedain dcteimliiatlon as to
whit he will do in ease the possible Issue is
( VIM i \i. ( H.r.AMMii.
The set let ii ) ot the tieasiii ) his settled
the long pendinu'conttou'ix ) in icuanl to the
niiileiial to he used In the eoiistiuctlon ot the
goveinment liiilldliu ; at 1'ittshuig , i'a. , b.v
Instiiictlnu lhesiiieivlslniarchitect | to awaid
the coiilrai't ' lo tlie lowest ic'sjiuiibible bldde.1
for fin nishini ; granite.
Secielaij l.amai has sent to the attorney
general a communication exploring his
oilnion ] Hint suit Miioiild be biouuht In the
naiiHMil the United .States to tent the validitj
ol Hell's 01 lein.il telephone patent.
Among the bills intiodmed In the senate
to-daj was one b ) U INon of Iowa , to lix the
lateof postage on fouith class mattei at ! )
( ents lei each ounce or fiactlonal pail
AV13STKHN MA IKS.
Suiuitof fiitulersuii's Kesoltitioii and
An IjXitlnnntloii ol' it.
Cincio , .Jan. 14. [ Speciil 't'elegwitur
The Times Washington special s.is : In con-
\eisation conceinlng his icsolutlon intro
duced in the senate jesteiclay , benatoi Man-
dei-on * .nld : Jt seemed to him that as the
government wasiiuedltoi ol tlie Union Pa-
( ille and did not have a good chance of get
ting Its due except on set vice , It would bo
good pollc ) to have as much tunspoit.ition
as possible done b > th it company. Compet
ing lines , paitly peihnps on account of bettet
management anil pal 11) on account ot being
fieei In the management ot then atfalts.weie
iniinlng the Union J'acllic vci ) elo-elv and
thecompaii ) was In need of all the biisiue--s
it could get and the people ol Omaha weie
inteiested In hav ing the Union Pacilie helped
Instead ot banned.
'the postolViceollIcials saj. "In considera
tion ol having mails destined toi points be-
jond Omaha concentiated upon the liiuling-
ton and contliiuition , tlie JUiiIlngton A : MIs-
souii , tlie Hmlington puts on a last mall
train without additional diaige. In
deed , as the pny lei c.urjlng the
mails does not Incieaso ( | tdte In the
i.itlo ol weight of mads cauied , thcie
is a sm ill saving to the govoimuent by
sending all mails ovei one line. There 1
furthei economy to the government in the
tact that undei special congressional enact
ments the I'lilon Taclllc has to be paid full
lutes , while other loads can ) Ing the malls by
the above airangement got onlj 60 per cent ,
of the lull rale. AVhat the Union Pacific
loses is tianspoitatlon of thiough mails liom
Omaha to Kcainoy , though it al o loses b )
the completion of the Northci n 1'acilic , whlch
rallies niailH lor Idaho , Montana and Oregon ,
which it used to cany. The Union I'acllic
can baldly complain ot the dnp.iitmenl foi
sending malls over the most dhect louto , as
fast as the opening ot now lines atloids the
department loom foi choice , but it has for
some time been tilng to break 1111 thoar-
raiicemeiitheieby pait of the mail trans
portation It nsud to have has been ghcn to
its couietltor ] ) , the Uuilin ton iV. Missouri
Kivei lailioad. "
Uniporor AVIIIiuin Opens I lie I'liisHlan
Diet AVilluni Imperial Hpcculi.
Jr.nr.iN.I.iu. ! H. Kinpeior William opened
tlie 1'riisslan diet to-day. In the speech his
majesty said : "I am giatefnl foi the love and
lidelitv ot my people , and foi the benevolent
hiupathy which has boon extended mo by
toielgiuouiitiles. Our toieign ielatlons.no
Ii loudly , and suppoit 0111 bellet that the
peace ol Hiuopo is &IIKI to continue. "
The empcroi eoiiclmled by ascribing the do
iiiesslon in trade to overproduction , which ,
ho snld , It was Impossible so pievent by legal
measines. Ho announced that bills would be
Intioduced lor the eonstiuclion ot railvvas
ami canals , as well as other measmes that
would bo designed to assuio the develop
ment ot the Ceiman people and prevent the
Polish element liom pressing the Gei mans
An Iris h DlNliop'H Hope.
I.OMION , Jan. K Auhbishop Walsh , In
an address nt Dublin today , said Parnell
hopeil to obtain al settlement ol the Iiish
iiuestion fiom Cladstone. Ho tiiisted thu
hope would be icali/ed , and that the sad re
sult would not bo witnessed of depeiate men ,
despiiiingol seeming freedom by const Itu-
tional means , having lecomse to dnimtc !
and the dagger of the assasln.
Conlemplntlnn a Coup lie Ktnt.
LONDON , Jan. H. The Dally News s.iS
that theie aie rumois that the gov eminent
meditates a coup de elat In Ireland , and tint
among the changes contemplated K the ap
pointment ol ( ien. Viscount WooNely to bo
commandei ol milltiu ) louestheio.
Ulicrnl leaders ileconclled.
I.O.VDON. Jan. H. H U stated on good
uuthorit ) that Gladstone and colleagues li.no
become leconclled , that 1'arls Spencci ,
( ininv illo and Ueib ) and the M.uiiiiis of
llinti ngton havouivcn assent ton conrsu of
tacllc supgested by ( il.idstone , anil that lie
will take the Hist ch.tme to oveitlnovv the
t on fceivatlvo government.
Her Majesty CoiiunnmlH.
I.ONDO.V , Jan. II , The queen has com-
inanded the piodnctlon of Counod'h oiatoiis ,
Motset Vita , ut Koval Albeit hall. Her ma-
jestv willcomo trom WliuUoi to nttendtho
poi lot m mice. This will ho the queen's liist
appearance In public In many
A Slab ut tlio Castle.
LONDON , Jun. H The Dally Telegraph
sas : The government will Introduce a bill
abolishing fiiu \iceioy of Iieland. It Is the
Knowledge of this lact that Induces the Karl
ot Carnal van to test gn the lord lieutenancy ,
General Aiunesiy In
PAIIIS , Jan. U. President ( tiovy has
signed the dicreo granting amnesty to pet-
sons convicted ot political offenses since IhTU
and reducing thu sentences ot nnnj olk'iid-
ei iignliibt the common law
. ) , Jan. H Count I'.ucou has luvn
ajipidutcs : ! Spanish mlnl-toi to London , in
place of Ilia MaiqnlR DoCa a Lalgleslar , who
lias been transfeim ! to Washington.
A Uoal Dead Heat.
Mu.Mrii.Jaii. 1I.--TIKI Klii'of ; Ilavnii.ihis
foibhlden hl < cubliu-t to Inteifeio with his
exchequer. Members of the cabinet will 10-
siB'ii. 'I ho MIIK' debU mnoiint to lriooo,000
Uhiu.i.v , Jan. H. Conti.ny to Iho udvlco
of hU physicians , Kmpeior William intends
to be present at the oi > culiiot the Pi usslau
ii i 'r'MT/ ' onni i IT iii piiT rP'pi r\
RATINGS SORIJA REGRETTED
Beatrice Burning With Indignation Over a
Bu&iiiess Compilation ,
MERCHANTS IN TRIBULATION.
Tletiajod Oeoiyla ItrnUcy Siileldes
at Hastings 1 > ) llio Moi plilno
A Seoiet That Leaked Out.
HI..VIliter , Neb. , Jan. 14. rspcelal. ] The
oit.v Is all loin up ovei the dNcover ) ol a
seciet publication compiled b > a mimhci ot
the merchants ot Heatnce , giving the "lat-
ing" of ever ) person In the count ) who deal
in this clt ) . 'I he luting Is given in cipher ,
and Is given the name of the "M. O. " book.
M. O. is supposed to slcnil ) bad , uncollecti
ble ; 1 , O , slow , uncollectible ; S. O. , honest ,
uncollectible , and soon. Mini ) of the most
substantial funnels in ( lai'e count ) are
clashed M. O. . mid twooi thiee of the oldest
and wealthiest fanners in the count ) , who
do not owe u clollui and haoei > comloita-
ble hank accounts , me tate d 1. O.
The oxposmo liascieated a veij ngl > feelIng -
Ing , and a movement is ahead ) on foot to
boycott the mcichants whose names aio at
tached to the M. O. Hook. Several niembeis
ot the "ProtectiveAssociation"dcii ) mi ) con
nection witli or knowledge ol the book.
Theio will bo a joint meeting of the Knights
of Laboi and I'aimeis' Alliance Satmday or
Monday to take systematic action towaid
bojcottlng the mcichaiitswhoate known to
bo connected vvlth ( lie sdiuine. The book
contains about 4,000 names , and embiacos
poisons ol all classes mid conditions. A
numbei of merchants who aie not into tlio
chome denounce it in the most vigoious
Theie is lots of music in the all since tlio
exposme , and the most fieqtient salutation
Is , "I am going down to eel ni ) latlnghom
the M. 0. Hook. " Two 01 three membcisot
the "association" weieob eiveddown among
Ihocom ciibs jesteiday kicking themselves ,
and the absoibing theme among them Is ,
"Who gave the thing aw.i ) ' . " ' It is piobablo
that " -evei.il suits will glow out of the publi
cation of the book , foi malicious libel. In
bnuf , Iho" Pioteetho Association" is In gieal
tabulation , mid the eml Is not ) ct.
A Hot rayed Woman Suicides.
s , Xeb. , Jan. H. [ Snecial Telc-
giam. ] A ) oung woman named ( Jeoigla
Hiak ( > ) died at the Aillnn'ton hotel in this
clt ) Ibis afternoon liom theellects of 11101-
phiuii taken last night with suicidal Intent.
The deceased came to Hastings about one
week ago , in company with another joung
woman and a ) omig man named Ccoige
lle > Holds. He.vnolds and the olhei woman
claimed to be man and wile , and occupied
the same loom at the hotel , while ( ieoigia
Hiakc ) had n mom In another part , of the
house. Prom a conversation he-aid between
the two women it se'oms tliat the deceased
had been bcti.ied b ) some man beloie com
ing to Hastings , and tliat she had become
despondent in consequence. Last nighl
she went to a ding stoie and
undci an assumed name , puichased ten giains
of morphine. liutmning to her loom at the
hotel , she evidently took the whole amount ,
as the papei which contained the deadly drug
was lound empty. She was discovered in an
unconscious condition this moiiiing at S
o'clock , and mudfcil aid at once summoned.
The plisicianmadea stionuouseffoit to save
her life , but all was of no avail , and she died
Nothing was developed at the coionci's in
quest to show wheie she came liomoiwho
lici parents or rehitivc'b weie. Thepaitles
who came to the hotel with bet testified that
they had known hei only four dajs. She
w ill be bulled In the potter's Held here unless
some filend or ickitlvo comes to claim the
lemains. _ _
The nioclcadc Itrokcii nt York.
Yoitif , Neb. , Jan. I- } . [ Spccl.il.j 'Ihc
snow blockade is broken. Tlie passenger
train fiom Lincoln cniiic out to Vork Tues
day night. This Is the lirst tiain that wo
have had foi ten das. Theie has been great
stagnation of business in consequence ot the
blockade. The M. K. college could not open
on time because many students and some
piofcsbois were snow-bound. A p.uty ot
foity weie held al Lincoln foi about n week.
Some students waited al raiho.ul stations foi
scvcini das and then ictmncd home to wait
till the roads weio clcai. Some students
walked over the diilts fiom eighteen to foity
miles in eider to get heio on time.
.Scum i.in : , Neb. , Jan. 14. [ Special Tele
gram. ] The remains ol Lapour weie , upon
the eider of the coionei , taken In chaigcby
Undeitakci Cannon this alteinoon to await
the coming of his famll ) , which Is expected
to-moirovv. Ciowds of curious people vvcio
at the courl house ) Csteiday and to-day to
view the icm.tins. lint little excitement pie-
vails , niul the pall which lias enveloped om
citv since tlie minder of Sheiilf Degman is
giadujilly lifting. _
Charged With Attempt to Kill.
HiTMtiov , Xcb , , Jan. 14. [ Sjieclal Tele-
giam.j-A. Williams as pilncipal , and Hill
Khlei as accesoiy , weio auested today ,
charged with assault with Intent lo kill , hav
ing in nstiect tow attempted to stab ,1. Ash-
bum witlia kiiite. A lib stopped the touo
of the knife and saved the life ot Ashbinn ,
Alter I'olsonlnji Four Wives , Palls on
tlio Fiftli Attempt.
LONDON , Out. , Jan , H. Letleishave been
leeched fiom Dakota describing the went
death there of Geoigo McCabe , who was tiled
hero a ) ear ago on the chaigo ot poisoning
his wife at Dow Drop Inn , London , south.
The ciicumstaiices of tlio ease were vei v sus
picious , poison being lound In Mrs , McCabe's
stomach , but llio pilsoner was accqiillted.
Ho had piovionsl ) oscajed ) coin iction on the
charge of iiiurdeuug another wife In Inger-
soil , Out. , and It was alleged that other
'women In Woodstock , Out. , had ( alien us
\ictimsof his passion. It is now stated alter
ids iicciiulttal here lie went to Dakota and
married again. One moining his wile detect
ed him putting some foioign substance into
hei tea , and watching his ojieratlons she ex
changed cups , MeCabu drank the draught
intended lei tlio wile , nnd while In the ago-
nieb 01 death confessed an attempt to mui-
dei , and also poisoning the other tour wives.
Six Com lets Corralled.
Lini.p IJocu. Aik. , Jan , 14. Some time '
ago a number ot coin lets escaped by tunnel
ling from the mines In Coal Hill and staitcd
tow aids the Indian Teriitoiy. A taimei
named James Johnson captured six ol the
convicts In a hay stack , four more Cbcapins ; .
lie believes ho knows ( heir location. Ho
said lie would letuin with the lestaiid claim
thoievvaid. Ills only weapon was a double
A Kheritr Kills His M.ui.
MOU.NT Oniii ; , Ohio. Jan. H.esteul.i )
moiling Marxlml JIcGr.iw attempted to arrest -
rest u I'armei , named Clapton lirooks , who
was diunk. liiookb made a show of ie-
slstanco and -McCiaw shot him. liiooksdlul
that night. Mcdraw was taken h.utlly to
the county beat to avolU
IID t lie rthato
of tlie Dead McCulloiicli.
CntcAno , Jan 14. [ Special Telegram.1
Many new and sensational torlcs ot the en-
leer ai.d private life of John McCulloiigh
litivcgained ciirreucv ot late , and stattled
the mill } friends of the great tiiigedlan.
One of the-o stories Was to the cited that
among his personal property stored In Nor
ton's the.itcr. St. Louis , was n paid-up life In
surance polle ) foi $ G5XW ( iiifavoj-of his lit
tle I daughter , knov. to man ) members of the
dramatic piofcsshm as Hir.Uc McCullougli.
It ] was not generally known during tuiIC3X. .
traucdian'.s t llfo that his marriage. In varl.v life
w.isnxeiy unliiDp ) one , and that he had
been It I estranged for jean from his wife and
two t sons , to whoso homo he was llnall )
bioiightto 1 die. Neither was U known to the
public 1t 1I I a ! large that McCuIlouuh in later years
contracted t a nmltal relation with a promi
nent 1 actiess whom ho was ntuihle to make
his law fid wife b ) leason of his Inabiliti to
piocuiea divorce fiom Ids tiibt wife. Onlj
few intlmite filends knew the
tiuth , All others , sc'elng the In-
teiext the actoi took in the child ,
Its lescmhlaiice tohlm and the lose ho boie
the niolhei , drew theli own conclusions ,
'i lie child Hiidie was thermit of this lattci
union and Is now In care of her mothei's
filends and lelatlves In this cil ) , attending
school and giving over ) evidence of develop
ing into a beautiful and accomplished wom
an. She is now going on liears ! of ace , and
besides hei sliIking resemblance to hei fath
er gives evidence ot having inlieilted to a
marked clegiee his histrionic ablllt ) . Hut
she does not jet be.il hei fathci's name : that
has been withheld fiom her. and hei filends
sinceielv hope It will lu until she airlvesat
> eais of matmity , when all will be made
known. As Is well known , MeCiilloiigh left
no will and property woith 510,000 went to
the family fiom whom ho had been es-
tiaiiged. Ho alw.is said he would provide
lor the little pet daughter and fiequently
named the amount us ? VXX ) ( ) . Hut John was
shiftless In business matters and the most ho
ever did was to take a paid up llfo Insurance
jioltc ) foi S",0001oi the llttlo one's benellt ,
andthNtogcthci with tlio accrued Inteiest ,
has amounted to about 510,030. The mone )
will be invested in city piopeity , the Income
liom which will give her a competence lor
lite. 'Ibis Is vouched for by oiiecoiiveisant
with all the. facts and dclinitel ) settles the
mattei ot tlie ST ( > ,000 which lias wotiied so
man ) lei some time .
Tlio Itnekeyc Senator Spe.ikH on
] jitior | and Ijali r.
Coi.i vims Ohio , Jan. ISeuatoi ) Sliei-
inan ' mined liom Washington this attei-
] noon and was met at the depot b ) a legisla
tive ' committee and escoted : to the house ol
lepiCM-'nlatives , vvhcie , in tlio picsencc of
both ' blanches and a lingo audience ol Intel-
ested sieetitois ] , ho was formally welcomed
in ' an addiess bj Hon. Ceo. Washhuin.
Shciman , icplied in ipilje a length ) .speech ,
in which hit letuincd thanks lei the iciicwcd
honoi and lonlideuce in liaving again been
elected to the ollice ot United States senator
liom Ohio. In ( ho coui iTjbt his lemniks , ad-
diesslng nlmsell to the mi'mbeis ot the legis-
l.ituie as > a bed ) , lie s till tun-Unm him urriicil
when both the politlcaU' Uea should address
iliemsclvc's 10 tlie qtiesUoii ot preventing
fiaiidulent voting. lie Irtvorc'd Ohio enact
ing an election law simirai to New Voik
state's. 'I inning to the tempeiance ques
tion ho said : "I leel the impoitance
ol join legislating upon this
subject. There is a glowing sentiment in
evei ) state in tills union that ceitaln laws
ought to be passed to prevent the evils gi ow
ing of out the trafllc in intoxicating liquors.
This question ought not to assume a political
chaiactei. The legislatuie of Ohio should
nddiess itself to this question , ane enact w I so
laws , going as l.u as Is consistent with the
rights ol hei eltl/ens. 'Iho piohibition p.uty ,
as it is called , is not lepiesented bv a single
membei in the genual assembly , and
docs not embrace a tithe of the
people in the two gieat paitics
who believe in wise laws lo legulate 01 10-
stiain the ti.illic , and dilfei only as to the
best nie.isuies that call be adopted foi that
T he lem.dndei of the addieas was devoted
to the hiboi question. Said he : " 'llicjiist
duty ol legislator Is to look utter the ad
vancement ot the labeling classes ot om
countiy , give them an oppnituniU to make
thoii w.t ) In the woild , scenic to them all
the advantages of education , without dis
tinction ol race , ciced 01 color , 01 anthing
eNe. | AipIause.J Above all , secinit to them
an equal advantage in theii contest with
A icception to the genei.d public was
held in the .senate chamber this
evening , which was infoimal and laigel )
attended. Senator Sheiman expects to
letuin to Washington to nioiiow.
CA1MTAI.I AM ) LAI50K.
n\c Hundred "Weed Itollci-h on
Strike in Xovv Voile.
Xr.w Voni ; , Jan. 1-1. At an oidei of thu
Clg.umakeis' Intcinatlonal union , r > 00 men
went on a stiike to dny In the lactoiy of
Levy Hiothcis. The tiouble that led to this
action was the adoption of whal the Cigar
Mamilactuicib' association consider to bo a
unlfoim late ol prices , and with which the
emplo)0s In tlie lactoiy conttolled by the
association aio dlssatlslled. The union 01-
dend Lew Hiothi'rs emploes to stiiko as a
lest ease , becjiii-e 11 one niaimlactinci ) Ields
thu otheis will do llknvs | ( > , piovldlni ; the
association so oideiN To nioiiow moining
a conteience Is to he hdd hetwi i'ii a commit
tee ot the stilkeis and the manuliu liners'
association , with a view ot settling mallei * .
II noagieement Isetl'eded , It is anticipated
all the shops eonliolhil b ) the association
will lock theli cmplovesoul.
Suppl ) Iny a Kne.iil.
I'll i-in IK. , Jan. II.- The bikeis' conven-
lion to-di ) udojilcd a constitution and el-
fecteda peimanent oi anl/atlon under the
name ol the Vatlon.it Union ot Column
Hakcis. The objects of the association aio
to advance the intellectual status ot the
membei.s , shorten the hours ol lahoi and to
make wages higher and mum uniloim. The
heaclciuarleis will bo in New Voik. Congratulator -
gratulator > telegiaiai were lecdved liom
San Krancisco. Omaha , Kansas Clt.v , lloston
and tiom the National Hakeis' association of
Ceimaii ) .
An Iniprfhslvo'l'llci or lue ,
Sr. PATI. , Jan. H ' 1 ho * c01 net blocks of
thubl. Paul ho palatecontilbutcd b ) I'aigo
liom the Kcd itivc-r of thunoith , and b )
Stlllvvater liom the St Trolv ilvei , weio
laid to-night with iuipiessho ceremonies ,
partlcljiatcd In b > local snfm shoctobagaiilng
clubs fiom this clt } und nelghboiing towns.
An immense ! ciovvd vvns in attendance. The
touhllght piocessloii wis veiy lonir. Speech
es weio made by ( loviinoi Jlnlibaicl _ M.ijoi
Hlco ol St. Paid , and Pillshuiv ot .Miiuieajio-
Us , Miss Clemuilo Finch peifoime-d the
leiemoii ) . 'Hut Ice palace Is up to the lirst
fatoi ) , and will OJHMI I'tbuiaiy 1.
Tlio I'loject Altiiiidoncd.
Mu.WAtKKi : , Jan. H. The gentlemen
who interested themselves in foimlnnr a stock
company , and weio vvoiklng to secuio for
Milwaukee a place In thu ii4Ion.il league ,
i > rev hied thai It should l > o decided at the N v >
York meeting Saturdn ) toliulude eight citict >
In the clicuft lor the coining .ve.ii , h.ne
abandoned the pioject , and It is piobahlo no
luitherelloit will lie made to include Mil
waukee In the Icsi 'iio ( iieiiit.
iturned Tor I ho llilrd Time.
Cmi'PivvA TAI.ISVIs. . , Jim P > ' 1 holla )
stieet school was binned lot tlio tliiidtimo
b ) an liKcndl.iiyllibmoining. Loss , lbOOU ;
Insuiance , tH.OOU.
Governor Sherman Stops Out and Governor
Lnrrabeo Steps lu.
THE PROHIBITION QUESTION
rot ins tlio Main Peat in o of tlio Outgoing -
going Message and tlie Iticoinlnu
Address 1 ho Clilel'Cliali miiii-
ships or tlio Semite.
, l.itt i.L'ee IniuiKiii : itecl.
Hi s MOINKS , IovvaTaii. K. l ! ! ! Shei-
man's biennial message to the leglsin'.iiro
was dellveud this moining. 11 was un-
iisiiall ) long , and gives llbeinl attention to
tlie v ai ions state inteieMs and Institution- * .
He Incoipoiates imiii ) of the suirirestlons of
othei state olllee'i- ' , and joins in tbeii U'com.
mendatloiis , Hu favois an iippiopilation lot
an exlia wing to the hospital ten the Insane
al Ml. Pleasant , leioimiienels an appiopii.i-
lion mid appointment of a state commission-
ei to lopiesent Iowa at the World's lull In
London ; mges the estahllshiuent olasou-
aiate hmeaii lei thu siinoivlsion ol banks
and Insni. nice ; also lavoisu constitutional
convention to levise the constitution , p.u-
tlcularl ) liitheinteicst of a icoigaiiiratlon of
the judicial ) .
o.s mi , ii.Mi'i.n VACI. ijtisno.v
he savs : "Singiilarl ) enough tlio law ten
thesiippicsslonot tlie llquot trallle has had
lo contend not enl ) against the vlgoious on
slaught ol Its enemies , but as well the apolo
gies ol its h ) poet it leal liiinds , who o cow-
mell ) acts li.iveieallj been moio dead I j in
chaiactei , and ) et , stuiggling with all these
elements , tlie law has sustained itselt. 1 am
peisiiaded llieie is lessol liciuoi chinking in
Iowa than pievloiisly ; hss ol clime which
outgiovvs Its sale and use , and theieloie moio
ol public' and in hate good. All tills stimu
lates its bettei enloiceinent. Altei cpilte a
tlioioiigh and patient investicritoii ( ! , I am
satlslied the law is vei ) genei.ill ) obseived
thioughout the state1 , and has moio ot the
Intelligent public eiidoisemeiit than when
enacted two ) eais ago. It must bo con
tinued , theieloie , mid as lu as leasonabl )
possible , made mole ligoioiis. "
uoLIEMIU I.AHK MII.I : i.sAiiotn vni : ) .
The iiiaugmallon of Uoveinoi Lanabee
took place thlsalteinoon at ! o'clock. Theio
was a piocession ol loin niilit.ii > companies
e eoillng tlie guvei not and govimoi elect to
the slate house. ' 1 he miiuuinal eeieinonles
took ] ilaco in llio lotmida , which was Illled
with seveial thousiiiil jieoiile. The oath ot
olllcewasadiuinisteied b ) tlio chief justice
ol the supicmc couit , altei whidi ( loveinoi
Laiiabce delheied his inaii mal audiess. It
discussed state and national topics in Hue
with tlie last lepublican state platlonn. It
M/UJSAl. nil'OISIAM iiCOMMI.M : > A110.Ns.
ATiToug otlioi things lavoilng the eieation
ot asepaiate sute depaitnient ot banking
and Insuiance ; moio stiingent laws lei
stamping out contagious diseases among
cattle and swine ; lavoiing the peiiaionlug ot
all union soldlei ; lavoiing the eieation of a
state boaiel of arbitiatlon to settle dllleiences
between labor and capital ; fiuoilng a law
lor governing te-h-giaph tolls and lixlng a
maximum i.ito ot 'J.1 cents pei twent ) woid&
between mi ) points : in tlie state.
vii , us O.N ritoiiiiuiiov
Alaige putol the message is devoted to
piohiblllon. 'I he goveinoi ievievvs.it length
the hlstoi ) ot state legislation on the liquor
tiatllc , and the advantages ot afalrtiial ol
the picsent law , and speaks veiemphatic -
all ) in tavoi ol its enloicement. On this
subject ho s.is : "The law has not jel
proved a taihne , noi hasitpioved an entile ;
success. Heasem and justice dictates such a
oivi. mi : r.Aw A TAIU IIIIAI. .
A l.ili tiial implies not only that the law
should leiualn upon om statute book lei n
sulllcleiit time to test ils constitutionality
and tlio lights ol paitiis liotoie the eomts ,
but tliat an honest and detei mined elloit
should be made to tecme obedience , too. In
the huge cities and In communities -\vhcio
public sentiment is opposed to Hie law it is
openly and llagiaiitlt % ioated. ! The honoi
ol the state compels us to vindicate Its
majesty. Piivate individuals and piivate
contiibiitions eaiinol be iclied upon to en-
loicea law which the Ill-gotten mono ) of tlie
saloon and the paitisan intiiguo ol the dem
agogue constantly u'd ' to del ) , ft is , under
such ciicumstaiices , cleat ly thu dulj ot
the state to come to the icscue ot the individ
ual. Public funds should he appiopiiated ,
mid If necossaiy , the whole povvei ot the
state should be bioiiL'ht into lequisltlon
to seemo obedience. Wlmtevei autlioiity
may be vested in mo will be mihebitatin l )
aiNATi. rovnin n i : ntiUMr.v. .
lieloie thoadjomiimcnt ol the senate this
iitteinoon , Lieutenant ( ioveinoi Hall an-
iioiiiiced the standing i oimnlttees , ol whleli
tlio important chaiimanshlis ] me us follows :
Ways and Means Iliilehlnson ol Wapcllo.
Jiidlciaiy Hobliison ot Vuena Vista.
AppiopiiationsSntton ol Mmsiill. |
liallioads Sweeiie ) ol Mitchell.
Jnsuiaiiee ( il.iss ot Ceno ( loiilo.
Kkctlons Woolson of lleni ) . 'fhis coin-
inittee will have Impoilaiit business in set
tling a contest ! d election In tlie ( oil ) -loin tn
district , wheie Judge Heinlgci ( Hep. ) was
elected by , lx nmjonl ) , but his suat Is con
tested b ) his oppow nt , A. ( J. Case.
Tiiitnw iii it WIDI : oi'KX.
A Quick Willed 1'njjmeer Bin OH a
Tram liom Dcnd iic'tion.
Nl.vv Yoiiit , Jan. II. A dieadlul accident
was nmiovvlyaveitid b ) a quick wilted en-
glneei this moining. The ; noith bound ex-
piesson the > evv Voik > Vv Long Island tail-
load was Illled vvlth piomiiient Nevv Yoik
business men , coming to Iheii otlhes. Xc'.u
Mattawan and just hefoio le.uhlnga tieslle
In idge. 100 feet long , the cats weiedeialled
by.ibioken fiog. The c.us after chopping
down on the tiesiaii ncioss the hiidge , snap
ping the stcc ! lulls Into bib and te.u-
ing the wooden Btiuetuio into hjillntri. " .
Theieariondi lost its ti ticks , and vvasdiavvn
a IOIIK distant D on Its Hoot beams , ( icoigo
Clleknci , the engineer , tindlng it imiiusslblo
to stop his engine , which was tea i Ing at a
ratoo ! thirt ) miles an hom.saw tliat the only
hope was to incieaso speed. He thiovv open
the thiotllc and thus pn < venti d the c.us fiom
toing ) | ) | | ovei the bihlL'e. 'Ihotais svvaid
liom side to side , but the ) weie salel ) e.u-
lie'd out ot dangei.w ] iassengei& weio nil
moio 01 less shaken up , but nobod ) t-eiioiisl )
1'Aiiiio , Jan. H. in tlio c oiivention to day
the cominltteo on watciwit > icjioilid , lec-
onimendingan appiojuiation ( d ; iof(0 ; lei
a canal between Lakes Tiam&o and Hlg
Stone. Jt was adopted. 'Iho committee ) on
the Tiail count ) tax decision icpoiled , ask-
Inj ; congiess lei legislation to compel ihu
\oithem Puclho ndlio.id lomp.niv to pav
MIIVO ) Ires w lie n sin veri aie madu.idoiiil ; | ,
Thoioiiventlon then look u mc'sMiiim-ip.
m. Disbelieved the convention will com
plete Its woik this evonlnir ,
Tlilitj .Soldiers Killfil.
PAiriA ( vhi ( jalvesioni , Jan 11.A tiain
( onve.vnig .1 ndlit.il ) lompau ) w.is com-
jiletc'h wieekcd last ni hl atainiiia ,
fhlrt ) sunlic'is , | ucUidinD eitven oltleein ,
wtie ' tiled.
it eoM5iiss. : :
v. Jan. 14. Mi. Pintle pre
sented a petition fiom commercial travelers ,
prajiuq foi legislation to lelievc them of
Mr. Heck said there had come to him ( he
did not know vvh ) ) several petitions to the
senate , uiging eonmess to suspend slher
coinage. He had declined to piese'iil such
petitions nnd had letmned them to the1 PIT-
son * ending them He pursued that eouiMi
beeaesr1 he believed the sending of such peti
tions bad been Inilueiiced b.v a elieulnr leltei
maiked "conildenti.il. " sent out bv a commit
tee of the Vew Yoik boaid of trade and
tlatisporliitioti. and Heck 10,11 ! a ropv ol the
lettei. It u ks the U'olplent to wiltea net-
honal lettei to Spcaki'i latlNo , mulng htm
toteliain fiom placing extteme silver men
on the1 colnace comiiiilleeot the house ot lep-
! lH'Utallve ! , mid also vvnto iieisonul letteis
to spiirtis ( ! and lepie'eiil.illves mgiug sus
pension ol silvei ei.laiiiro.
Mi. Tellei iniv < eiileil a mciiK'lial of Iho ( ol-
oiado h'glslaluu' , miring eoniiiess lo - > t'i ! that
no diseilmliiatlon was used uiraliist llvei ,
and tavoilng the1 fiee coinage ol that metal
11 was tefetied to the committee on Iliianee' .
Mi. Munleisoii detlied toeoiiect an enoi
of sinlement on Ihe Keilev i tmc < pomleiiio
lo Hieelle-et that when l\a on had been
nominated 1o the-Spitilsh mission , he was
objected tub ) theuovi miiient ol Spain.
Ml Allison , upon the \ei ) host aulhoiitv ,
ch.nactcilml that statement us vvholl ) ei-
loneous. .Mi. Allison s ( < iit to the desk mid
had the del k lead a lettei liom Mi. I vmK
then secictaiv or state , to Kussoii , stating
that no question was evei raised as to Kits-
son's iicceplaiicehv the s pan Mi gin eminent ,
" 'lheiipoliitiuent | to Main Id."the leltei eon-
thine * , "oilgiuall ) piopOH'd b ) me. was
changed , upon join pieteience lo Vienna ,
mid lei iciisousliaving no eounectlon vvh.it-
eveiwithoi kiiowlc'dge ol otlhei govern
ment. " Mi. Kv.uts coiiohoialed the state
ment of Mr. Allison.
( iolng totlieealendai , the senate gave some
consideration to the bill piovldliig lei
division of the Sioux Indian icscivalion In
Dakota. Without leaching a icsiilt the mat-
tut went ovei.
.Mi. Hmwn called up Mi. Hi'ck'ssilvei icso-
lutlon. lu the eouise ol an elabciiato ad-
c'less ' limning Hie lesolutioii , Mi Hiovvn said
theolllceisol the tieasuiv should treat all
public ciedilors alike ; it thev paid bond-
Iioldeisln gold alone , the ) should pa ) la-
binc'is In gohl alone1. ' 1 hough the bund-
holdcis had expiessl ) agieed to take piu-
ment in gold 111 silvei , thev weie being paid
in gold alone , while oveifiod ) else vv.is paid
in slhei. This was neltliei tail dealing noi
common honesty. If Hie national banks at
tempt to piae'ic.illv ' demoiieti'o si hei , said
.Mi. Hrown , In conclusion , and it the olliclals
who now lepieseiit the people in the dlllei-
ent depaitiuents ol the government will not
take the m ittei in hand , then the people , ut
tlieli reclining elections , should take it in
hand , and till all tliodep.utmeiits ol theirov-
einment with men who will appl ) ( he col
lective and lei tell tlie chaite is ot such banks
as abuse theli pi h lieges.
Mr. .Miixe-v followed with the snue
subject. 'Ihe silvei advocates , he con
tended , ic-nelled the imputation thai
thev wanted to take mi > advantage ol
then cieditois b ) p.iing a dolhu debt in
fighti-cent dollais. A loulei Ho had nevei
been utteied against ahiavcalid Indiisliloiis
people. The mople knew that the fall ol sll-
M'lvv.isthe lesiift ol a conspliac ) ol com
bined capital to dcslio ) sllvei us a mone )
metal , and the tambleis wen * but ic.iplug
the hints ol Iheii ovvu loll ) . The suspension
ol silvei coinage vvas but aiiothei name lei
the total stoppage of coinage , and such sus
pension 01 stoppage would be haiighl with
the mosl seiious coiisi'quonces to the people.
' 1 hu judicial bliar ) bill was. then laid be-
foie the senate. One of the sections ol the
bill provides that no poison i elated within
tlie cli'giee ol Hi t cousin to a judge ol the
United States shallbo appointed by such
judge to anv position In his couit , and per
sons so ) elated who now hold such ofllces
shall not continue ; In oOlce altei six months
liom the nass.igo of this act.
Mi. IMuimids moved to strike out the
clause that would allect poisons at picscnt In
otllcc , and In the couise of his lem.ii ks in
suppoit ol the motion , said : "Kven this 10-
foim iidmlinstiation , tlio pictmo of muitv
and giace , and of overithlng that is level )
( laughtei ) , had sent to the senate the nom
inations of a father and son to go to tlm
same place , to exercise the functions of two
olliceis , one undei the othei. "
Altei debate theKdmunds amendment vvas
The scmiie then adjoin ned until Monday.
WA in > rmo\ , Jan , 14. On behalf of the
claims committee Mi. Springer called up the
ic'solutlon dliecting that committee to in-
quiie Into the expeiliene ) ot the passage ol
geneial laws lei the asceit linmeiit ol facts
in all in hate measmes b ) a judicial tribunal
bofoin action by congiess , and also the pio-
] itlet ) ol piohihiling the-adjudication ol jui-
\.ite claims 01 icliet measmes bv congiess.
Mi. Spilngei slated that tlie object of tlm
lesolutioii was lo have a way to some legisla
tion which would lellevedjiigiess liom the
gie'at mid iinnccessaiy buielen of piivate
Mi. Tuckei of Yliglnla. while ho had no
objection to the pnipoit ot the lesoltiliou ,
contended that It lelened to a niattcT over
whicliihe judicial ) " committee bad jmisdie-
tlon , ami heolleied an ainendinciit provid
ing that the investigation be conducted bv
the committee on judicialy. The amend
ment was agieed lo , and the lesolutioii as
On bi'hill of tliocoiuinlttc'c on piesidentlal
laws. Mi. Caldvvell c.illed up the Ho.u juesi-
denllal suc-cessloii hill , and as Iheie vvcio but
a lew minutes ol the moining hour lemaln-
iiiL' , It wasagieed ( hat del ) ito should continue
cliniiiL' tlie.itlemooii , Mi. ( 'alclwcll ic > seiving
the' i Ulil to call the pievious question at an )
time , Mi. Caldvvell stated the committee In
icpoiling the incMsiiic hud not dealt with in-
dilleience 01 dlsiespcct with othei piojiosl-
lions beloie It. The 10 weie man v measmes
pioposcd that would moio piopeily meet all
possible imagiii.ibliu'xlnge'iielos than the one
now i ( 'poiie'il , hut.ill i e'iiiie'cl ( | a constitutional
ami'iiilmeiit bofoie the > could become laws ,
and a constitutional amendment involvuln
delay which would ill ace enl with the icason-
able anxiet ) which thu gieat hod ) ol people
felt. Theio weio many exigencies which the
pending measino did not eovei , but thu
picsent exigenc ) is completely covered.
It was u temporal ) bildgo tlnovvn aciossii
i basin In oidei to nicc't the jiublle demand ,
and would be folio v , id in duo lime hv an en-
diiiing htiuctiiii' , ovei which thu long line ol
icpuhllian or clc'iiiocratlc picsluents might
m.neli in unbiokeii suciesslon.
'Iho debate continued at ( onMdeiablo
length , Jlessis. Cooiiei ol Ohio. Peteir > of
KIIIIS.IB , Adains ol Illinois , mid llowell ot
Illinois atliicklng the bill as micoiislltii
tional , cincle , anil In Ils tenilenc ) d ingeioiis.
' 1'ho ) uss ( > ited that the bill peimittcd the
put ) In power lo peipetu.de lh.it ] iovei lei
an iiideliniti iimnhei ol ) eais , and piese > ned (
a constant tenitatlon | ) to clime' , anaieli ) and
Mi. I'M en ol Illinois and .Ml. Seney ot
Ohio eaiiiestl ) advocated the pending meas-
nio , and maintained that notwithstanding
the objections named , It vvas neveithele'is u
dec Iclccl iuiiioveni ] ( nt upon the existing law ,
To-moiiovv Ihe discussion will heicsiuucd ,
aflei the tiansru lion ol pilvato business.
On motion ol Mi. MatMin ol Indiana , KiI-
d i v night sessions weio oidoicd foi thcuon-
slileiatloii ol pension bills. Adjouinc-d.
IIATJI : i-'ito i COLD ,
I'm , Jan. H. The Journal's
' 1 opel.a , Kas , special : The lull extent ol
the dis.iMiou * ellicU ol Iho late slurm In
western Kmitas Is just becoming known ,
its lopoits milvi ) lioin icllet pitths
and othei' ' , 'Ihu death mil ol victims
known mid iinkiiovvii.nmubeielglitien.vvhilo
hull a do/en othei ) > i isons ,110 known to bo
missing , Ihudiad , us lepoited , me : M. 1' '
Israel and an unknown man at Sviuciise ,
Jlan illon count ) ; Mi , Kind , in I'liiney
count ) ; S. tlo gs , mar Kendall ; llio two
Hieihei giiln and dioigo Chapman , of
Sjianiso ; Isaie SlalT , .ot \\liicloui : u
molhet nnd two dilldien , of C.nden Citv ;
whose lalliei Is al o missing ; two women in
Sovvaul count ) ; twoluolhcin in roidcoiint ) ;
two unknown men in Kills c omit ) , nnd a
man in Lincoln count ) , ft Is fc.mcl that
liuthei lepoils will incieaM ! still nioio Hie
list ol l.italitU-a. The Jos-t on cattle is also
boa ; ) ,
I'ei JVcitliiK mi Allinnc'e.
LONDON , Jan , 14. ( inece and Sciviaaie c
c'otiailiio' lei i > m uillauco i iilnt HuUaii.i.
A CASE FOR THE COVfcffilENT
Secretary Latnar's Opinion on the Recent
THE PEOPLE HAVE INTERESTS
AVIili'li the Sei'retiuy Considers
Should lie 1'ioleoted li.v Hie Oov-
ei iinieMtV HiiiifjIiiK the < Jnes-
tlon Itel'oio a Judtc'lal Itod } . H
A Case for the ( lovei iiiuent.
W \MIIM.IOX , Jan. II. Sceret.ii ) l.nmar
this aflemoon sent to Adlnc Mloine ) ( Jen-
eial ( ioode a leltei containing his conclu
sions upon the pioofs and mgmuelits sub
mitted toiiclilm ; the valldltv ol the Hell tele
phone patent ol Man lit , isti , lu which lie
ivs In ji.ul :
The pdltn : uMs upon the mounds and lor
Hie HM-ons s ( t forth | i | Iheii Detllloll , ask
the dci > aitine nt ol justice to ea'isu 01 allow
uppioiumtc leiial pmn'cdlngs to 1m insti
tuted In the piopcr eoiiitbv the government ,
01 In the luimeol the gove'iiimeiil , on their
ic'lation , to vacate mid annul Ihe Hell tele
phone patent ol the 7th ol Mai ell , tstl. In
the petitions speellied In oidei to know'
what suggestions I should make as lo the ac
tion ol ) om derailment , 1 have submitted
it to von , I have heal el the inosculation of
the eii < > e and eousldeud It again upon tlm
piool and the able1 argument ol counsel as
Ihev appealed. 1 lliouj.'ht lhat mv own con
sideration should be dlleded lo two ques
tions , and to niei't theseiiiesoiis | | | 1 10-
ciiesed | | thai Ihe iiigumeiits ot ( omisel should
be1 shaped. 'Ihev me : I'iisl , has Hie govern
ment the light lo Institute sue h suit foi such
a ( impose1.1 Second , H it his sm-h light ,
should the mouldings Involved Inthcic-
spcdlve petitions , en eithei ol iliein , bo lu
st i luted ; '
The Hist of these questions spe-dall ) vvlth-
In the couniAiiiieol voui depaitment. as It
is , has the allirmatlve miswerol inimeious
piecedents In that clepaitinent , unit has 10-
eelveel a like aftinnatlvc aiisvvei lioui the
limits. The government is nsked to Insll-
lull1 judicial luquiiv us to the nateiit ol the
Hell telephone compaii ) upon the allegation
tliat such patent vvas obtained h ) Ir.md of
Hie pitentee , with the collusion , 01 b ) the
lii.idveitance and mistake , ot the executive
otUccis ol lhe goveiliini'lii 11 these alhx.i-
lions be 11 m' , a gieal wiong to the whole
people tests in tlie name' , and Is sustained b )
the povvoi , ol the Hulled State's. To say
the government iiilliets the1 wioiig would
seem to iinpl ) that some > wheie among
its lesome'es the govemmeiil could hive Ihu
powei lo ndiess it. The mgument against
the piactice ot the1 pctltloncis does not i on-
tioveil tills , but le'sts uuoli the theoiv that
HID goveinmeiit haspiovlded a leini'd ) which
exc hides allot hei models mid theieloie pie-
olnch's linthei govemiiienlal action.
Ol Ihe Ivvo patents Issued lot the sum1 in
vention , one1 Is ceilainl ) wionglul. lithe
otlu i is ilu'littul. Hie whole intciest in Iho
nuestloll as to which Isiightlul Iscoiiline'd to
the two patentees , mid pnvate litigation will
M-CUIO ilie needed reined ) In deleimining
who lias the light to the pitent as between
iival claimants. It , however , theie is only
one patent , and it has been li.iudulentl ) ob
tained to the exclusion ol the one ic.illv en
titled to bc > the patc'litee , 01 It .1 patent has
issued lei something not pilentnhle ,
an invention ahead ) belonging to the
woiidit becomes thediit ) us well as the1 light
ol the government , when ol sullldi > nt im-
iioitaiice. to uelivel ) seek ils cancellation ,
because piivate litigation is not a possible of
adequate lemedv and because the whole peel -
l > le.no wioiigoel without ail ) othei mode ot
led i ess.
Under our gov ertiuient axtiust tan never
fall lor want ol a tmslee , noi can fimid , mistake - '
take or accident In business ti.iusiclioiis es-
cipc. investigation lot want ol a tiibunal ,
While a com tot cquilv is maintained. II a
patent ( illicit to be vacate I it can alwasbo
v.ualedtheie , hut the pitent be.ns Ihe great
seal of the goveinmeiit and only tlie gov em
inent , even theie , can ask to have the seal
The second Inquli ) was as to whether Iho
light of the goveinmeiit existing , the pio-
cecdlugs invilcd In tlu . petitions , 01 either
ol them , ought lo be Instituted. The giomids
ol Inv.llldity alleged air.ilnsl Hie Hell tele
phone company ma ) be substantial ! ) Mini
mal l/ed thus : Kilsl , tlio patent was secured
by the Maud of the patentee' , tinough Ihe col
lusion 01 mistake of the ulllcois of the pat
ent olllee , mid in violation of the lights ol a
cavcatoi named Klish.i ( ii.iy. Second , the
invention as patented was not patentiblo be
cause alie'ad ) public. These allegations de-
seilDD tliu occasion In which the govemmeiil ,
upon m v view , ought lo actlvel ) Intel feie lor
tin * cancellation ot u p dent.
The ihsiie beloie me lies ontsidK ol the
ultimate meiits ol Ihe case us a subject of
judicial Investigation. A.s to what the linal
judgment should bo , I have not lell called
upon to loini , and If I had tormccl I would
not expiissc.in opinion. The question i- ;
vvhelliei enough has been shown upon tlm
healing to icquito the submission ol Iho
mallei to Iho louil , at Ihe Instance ol the
govemiiieiit. The allegations and ( ho evi
dence touching the clicnnistaiues attending
the issue ot the patent me ol .such natmo
and have such siippott as to lendei It , In my
opinion. Impiopei tolgnoietoi dismiss them.
Such a case is picscntid us I think ought lo
mulei o thoioiigh judicial Investigation , In
a case involving such questions It seems
to mo especial ! ) hiipi'iallve 11)1011 ) Iho
government , asn clnt.v to lr ( > own olllceis , to
v indicate 01 conilc'inn , and a clnt ) to the people
ple to set on toot and lollow up acompleto
investigation. In in ) opinion all pioceed-
ings should be In the name and wlioll ) by
the gov eminent , not on the lelallou , 01 Ic.r
theucnelit ol all 01 any of thu petltloneis ,
but In the Inleiest ot ihegoveminont mid the
people , and wholly at the expense mid under
Hie conduct and eontiol of thegovernment ,
I think lUhoiihl be Inslltiited at Mich points
and in such com Is as will best subsei ve the
jmiposeof public convenience mid lull In-
quli.v. Such a pioceedlng , HO conducted ,
will , as 1 think , e oniioi | t with tlio
dlgiilh ol Iho goveinmeiit mid the giavltv of
the' subject , and will Insuio a llnal and just
adjudication of the me litsol the eonlmvciHy ,
Ver ) Hespeetfully ,
L. < i. C. I/\MAII.
Clcv ciland'n AValee Supply Tin eat-
cni'd on Ac'coiml ol'lco.
Ctivi.i vsi ) , Ohio , Jan. 11 , Theio Is Inii
minont daiigci ot a wutei luinlue. heie. At
U o'clock last night II was found necessaiy
to shut down ono ol thu pumps on account of
neccllo ire- , and anolhei was compelled la
stop this moining al daHght because ) ot
Fame icii'oii. Tlui live lemalning immpsaio
woiking about oiiahall theli eapacily. They
fmiilshicl about oiiefomth ol the iivi'ingo
supply pel day. Hcsldcincs on a nmiihei ol
stieets WHO cut oil liom Hiemialiisal I o'clock
this alii moon , and an elfmt will be made to
save what vvalei is now being pumped , 'J ho
eiigineei thinks vvllli great i no the supjily
will piillhe lot oidlnaiv c licmiistmiies , but
should a liio odiii , the ill ) would bei In u
boil ) plight. A toiee ol men vvi ii'Minl out
lo HUM nb , but tlio engine ei think * nothing
can bo accomplished until the vveathei modi
' 1 his'evenlng the supply ol watei was cut
oll'o itiie h. l-'lve men have bien al vvoik
Hilda ) living to dlsdiaigo the olistmi lion ,
but Ilins fat without avail. II ma.v b nece-.s-
s.uv to wait till vv.imi wc.ilhei Ihiavv the ho ,
' 1 li VMS' and south hles aie without vvalei ,
mid thih is | | IIM.IS | ) svllh the east side except
on ( hi ! sin els will ) diiect mains liom tlio
ic-eivoli.s , which havoa vei ) H'.intj Mipjily.
'I ho people havliu wells aio lining water
Iheielioiii , mid those vvho me foilunatci
enough to ] > ossesscisternsdilnk tain watcu
O'hi isaio e'liiiijelh d to melt snow , .Main- ; ,
facluiliutstahlishmcnls that deiiemlid on
city vvalei lot Iheii holleis have Mint down.
The < it\ is complete ] ) ut the meiey id the
dmmo ol a hie.
( ilvoii I'p IIH Lost.
( Ii 01 c i -11 ii , Mass. , .Inn 11. 'I ho M 'ioon '
ei M ibd Dillnw.iv , ono of the Ihet of mliis.
liw llMi'iu * I'elhasloclav given up an
lost. Sle-aihil DuicmlHi 'JOon a lishlnjj
tilp , vvassjioken Clnistunis , mid lias not been
MCII since. ' 1 he HI weio on boaid sixteen
ni'-n , a nmnliii i t vvhoni vvcio man ltd.
Mis , LdAaid Untie i , vvhceio husband was
one ol lie | < iov > , died ) c" > te'lilav , leaving font
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