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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE.
FIFTEENTH YE AH , OMAHA , FRIDAY MOltNING , FEBRUARY 12. 1833. . NUMBER 202.
PICTURING A REBEL VICTORY
Veterans of the Union Indignant Over a
Proposed Panoramic Display.
BULL RUN PLACED ON CANVAS.
The. Chief Peeler of the PackltiR
House Hiding In AVnsliliiKton Sen-
nc 1JII1 Passes Important to
Iowa Settlers Notes.
Veterans Very Indignant.
WASHINGTON , Feb. 11. ( Special Tele-
grain.J For several months n panorama
company has been constructing n building
nnil putting ut ) a large exhibition hmc. It Is
proposed to display thobatllo of Dull Hun on
an Immense cam as and nfter the st > loot Iho
battle ot Gettjsburg at Chicago and the stego
of Paris ul New Orleans , etc. A fewdajs
ago Information \ \ as iccclu'd bv a po't of
the grand army hero that the exhibition
would bo purely confederate In Its teachings ;
that \\ould show the confederate side of
this bloody contest , and Ignoio the struggles
of the men who fought to piusuivo the union.
This Information was iccolved with a laigo
grain of allowance , and the old \cturaiis did
not believe th.it such an olfiontciy rnnld
bo Imposed at the capital of the nation ,
which Is frequented by cveiy people on the
globe , but a committee was appointed to
ascertain the truth of the icpoit. The build-
ini ? , a large bilck. structure , located near the
a ilcultuial department , and now and
handsome , Is Mulshed , but the Interior Is not
quite completed. A member of the commlt-
tco managed to get Insldo to-day , when the
truth of the statement became apparent.
There was the painting and the deceptive
surroundings , the whole picture of the san
guinary engagement , with l.ongstrecl and
Stonewall Jackson and their army of giay
co.its under the stars and bans , dilvlng the
Ivdcrals back pell niell , a victoiy In ovciy
lineament for the "lost cause. " The paintIngs -
Ings of the confederate ofllcersaic described
as being very line.
To-night the ( Jiand Anny post ot this
tllstiicl adopted the following :
Whereas , in the city of Washington Is
being elected for the purpose of exhibiting a
panorama of the scene of the battle of Bull
linn ; and
Whereas , ' The wild battle was an unex
plained victoiy lor the rebel aims and a
humlliatinc defeat for the union army ,
llesolved , That It is Iho sense of this post
that the soldiers of the ( traml Aimy of the
Republic should discourage the pationago of
paid exhibition , because it is designed to
gratify the spirit of treason and pcipctuatc
in the memory of the people the tiiumph of
rebellion and one of the nio.it humiliating
defeats sulTcicd by the union aimy during
( lie Into war.
SAn.T.X PASSED THE SI'.NATn.
Senator Wilson's bill to quiet the title of
settlers on the DCS Molncs liver lands In
low. i passed the senate to-day. To-micht
Senator Wilson informed your correspoml-
ent that ho would look closely alter the
measmo when It teaches the house , and he
believed it would bo passed by that body in n
few days. The house committee on public
lands will icpoi t the bill favoiably to-mor-
low , so that the bill that was passed
by the senate to-day can be called fiom
the speakers table and passed without taking
the usual cause ot icfeicncoto the committee ,
etc. The bill was passed by the senate in the
last congress , but was not reached in the
house. Senator Wilson says ( hero is no doubt
about Its passage now. The bill con In ins the
title ot all settlers upon those lands which
wcro Improperly certllied to Iowa by the de
partment ot the interior , and who entered
upon them pilorto Januaiy , 18SO.
cmir : i > ACKin ON A STILI , HUNT.
Dr. Miller , of Omaha , is repoitcd to ha\o
been hcio several < iayh. lie docs not show
himself in daylight , however , but does his
political wire pulling after supdown , in 01-
dci that ho may not coma in contact \ \ 1th the
othei democratic bosses Irom the state. Miller -
ler has como lor the piuposo of straightening
out a very nasty .snail In the matter of the
Kcauioy ( Neb. ) postofllco. The deputy
postmastei has ahcady been convicted of
cmbe//lement , and Moigan , the postmaster ,
is , himself , under a cloud , glowing out of
financial disci epanclcs with the dcpaitmcnt.
Miller will tiv to scenic anew appointment
that will be satlsfactoiy to his wing of the
rintsoxAi , AND OTHKUWISI : .
Mr. E. Uosowaterof Omaha left heto for
New York to-night on business. He w 111 ic-
tuin the thst of next week and Matt to his
homo with Mis. Itoscvvatcr at the end of next
( ! . W. Co veil of Nebraska is hcic.
Judge Ciawfoid of West Point ( Neb. ) , who
is Miller and Hojd's candldato foi collectoi
of inteinal lovenuo for the district of Ne
braska and Dakota , has been hcio for several
days , working llko a tiojan. Helms secured
an intiodiiction thiough Senator Van Wyck ,
and Is visiting the departments piollmlnaiy
to steps to bo taken by his backers.
WKsir.iiN POSTAL ciiANOi:3. :
Commissions wcio to-day Issued for the
following Nebraska postmastets : Frank
Kocainlk alPlasl ; Num.i Arnold at Pine
Glen ; Samuel ( I. hattn al'iMwray ; Martin S.
Mansfield at Homer ; William S. Shovvlian
A commission was also issued for Nicholas
Jacobs at Uichllold ( Iowa. )
President Cleveland to-day appointed
I'ranUlu L. Thomson to bo postmaster at
MeCook ( Neb. )
WHAT VAN W'VCK IS DOlXfl.
The senate to-day icceivcd a favorable ro-
poilfiom Iho committee on public lauds on
Mr. Van W > ek'bblll piovldlns for the halo
of the Wliinebago lands In Nebraska. The
senator Int'oimed ) ourcoiicspondcnt that ho
would push the passageof the bill at an cail >
day. Senator Van Wjck lulioduced a bll
to-day appropriating $100,000 for a public
building at Grand Island , ( Neb ) .
w OKK oi' TIII : c OHSII rnr.s.
WASWMUON , Feb. 11. fl'iess. ]
Pillstnny and Chase , nominated loipee-
tlvely foi Iiilt'inal lovcnne collectois of the
eastein dUtrlct of Massachusetts and the
Kouthcin dlstiiotof Maine , were heiid this
moinlug befoia the committee on nuance ii
their own defunso. They explained thcl
connection with tlin socalled daicelon con
tiovcrsy anddochued the biibscquunt actioi
of the state authoiitlcs v\as n vliulicat'on o
lleprcscntatlvo Cole addressed the house
committee on ralhoads , and oanuls to-day n
Eiippoit of thu bill making an apmopilatioi
for llio sin toy of the Dulavvaio tc Chesapeake
canal. Kcpiesentatlvo Mmphy also explain
cd the utility fioma militaiy point of view
of the pioposed llenncpin o.uial as afonlim ,
a means of water communication with Itocl
lloprcscntatlvo Gibson , iliaiiman of the
hoiifro conimlUi-o on expcndltuics In the
depaitment ot justice , has iceclu'd replle
Irom the sccietai y of the interior and the at
toincy general to thuicMilutton of the com
mltteu asking what money had been expended
ponded by their departments In the I'.u
Klcrtilc and Hell Telephone company cast's
The icplv of thu Mu-iclaiy of the Inlcilo
fa > s : "T'hliiy-llvo dollar toi pilntlnc was
the only immoy expended by his dcpailmout
fut , counsel ha ) > bcon lutaim-d for pioseeutloi
nt the government mils. No money bus jc
budii paid these counsel.1 Their name
s-a\ nliuauy been mr.do public. The
Ion under which the committee Is acting
imply dliects It to Hud out what moneys
lavobeen expended by the government In
he telephone cases. 1 no replies w 111 be laid
> oforo the committee at Its next meeting on
iatuiday next. .Mr. ( ilb-ion says ho rxnects
o bo able to report to the hou-e on Monday a
cp.irt of the Investigation.
VAN W'\CK'S VV I.XNiiIACIO : II11.T.
Senator Davvcs. friin the committee on
ndlati affalis , to-day reported lav orably Van-
Wvck's bill authorl/ing the secretary of the
nferlor , with tlio consent of the Winnebaso
ndiaiis In Nebraska , to cause to bo survejed
and appralM-d In lortv-acro tracts , about
o5,000 acresol tlio Winur-bagoieservationand
o sell tlio same to sottleis , nud allot the re-
nalndernf tlinre onnllon , oxcrpt that por-
Ion sold to the Cliloago , St. Paul , Minne
apolis iV Omaha -llallroail comuauy , to the
Indians In severalv. !
1111 : pur.siDiiNT's STATI : DINXEH.
The pix-sldeiit pave a state dinner to-night
ii honor of the supiemo court of the United
States and the inuiiilicM of tlio pcuatc and
louse judiclaiy committees. The lollowlng
mi list of the guests : Chief , tiistlro and Mis.
Walto. Jnstloo nmlMis. I'ield , Justlco and
Mrs. Miller. Justice and Miss ( liay , Justice
mil Mis. Hlatdifoid , Justices Hailau , llrad-
ey and Woods , Senator ami Mrs. Sherman ,
Senator and Mrs. Pugh , Senator and Mis.
l-Miminds , Senator and Mrs. Jack
son , Senator and Mis. Ingalls ,
Senator Coke , lleprosentatlvo and Mis.
Tucker , Keprcscutntlvo and Mis. Mor-
Isou , Kcnic-eutatlve Hammond , Mr. and
Mrs' . Dotshelmer and Miss Van Voi-hten ,
I'lio piesidcnt escottcd Irs. Chlct Ju tlpo
Walto ami the chlet justice escoitedMiss
cAiMTAij OTIANIXCI : .
The cabinet meeting to-day was devoted to
ronslduiation of tlio sllvci question and the
niitl-Chliicsoilots In Wiishiugtou teultory.
The house committee on mauufactmcs to
day auiecd to ii-poit favorably ItepreMMita-
tlvo Campbell's bill to appoint a commission
ofexpcits for the teslliig of steel and Iron
aad other building matrimls used in the cou-
stiuctlon of buildings , btldgesand mechan
A bill was introduced In Iho senate to-day
Tor a nubile building at Grand Island ( Neb. ) ,
to post Siuo.ooo.
The senate passed the house ( Fouith of
Inly ) claims bill without amendment , and it
now goes to the president for his hignatuie.
TIIK U10TS KNDKI ) .
Qitiotudo RolgtiH Tliroiifiliout Loiulou
UnonsincsH Still Felt.
LONDON , Teh. 11 , NOON. Evcijthing Is
quiet In the mctiopolls this moinlng. Tiadcs-
menhavo icoiicnud their shops , and busi
ness is proceeding as usual. Considciablo
uneasiness , however , is still felt lest theio
should be further outbi oak of liotous dumou-
Three himdicd uncmplojcd woikmen
palled to-day upon the loid major to uige
upon him tlio necessity of doing something
to icllcvo the dlstiess among the iincmploveil
of London. The lord mav or couitcously ic-
celved the deputation , and piomlsed person
ally to assist the dlsticssed people so far as
his means would DCimlt him. He added that
tlio loid mayoi's fund for the teller of the
distiessed poor of the city , which had been
stalled Tuesday , alieady amounted to G 000.
The U.ink ot KnglnnU and ( ilyiin , Mills A :
Clinic , bankeis , have donated 1,000 each
low-aids tlio unemployed working men ot
London , 'llio relief lund now amounts to
X100.0CO. Subspiiptions aie being collected
on the slock exchange.
LONDON , Feb. 11. No distuihances aieic-
poited in any part of London to-night.
Publicconlidenci * is icstoied. The govein-
mont has caused ciiciilius to bo sent to
olllcials thioughoiit tliQ country inquiring
into the extent ot thedistress existing among
the vvoiklng people outot employment , and
inviting suggestions as to the best measuics
foi the iclief of tlio suffeiers.
Amass meetincol' the unemplo\ed of the
southeastern p.ui of London , called to as
semble In Deinptfoul to-night , has been post
poned until K at in day. Six hundred police
lecruits have been engaged by the govern
ment for service in London.
Trouble Feared nt Portland.
PoitTi.ANi ) , Oie. , Feb. 11. Theio are feais
of trouble hero next Saturday or Sunday
similar to that at Seattle. At a large meeting
of anti-Chinese organizations beld hcio ic-
cently n resolution was passed calling a con
gress of the organizations on the second Sat
in day of Fcbuiaiy for the puiposo ot taking
Intelligent and concerted action on the
Chinese question. In the preamble to tlio
i evolution the statement Is made that such
action is necessary to pievent destruction of
lite and piopcrty. Uetercnco is also made to
the thousand of wage workers out ot employ
ment with no pi ospect of securing work in the
lutuie. Invitations wcro extended to all Iho
companies , corporations , trades unions and
labor oiganlyatloiis to send delegates to the
congress. As the time for the congiess
draws near the excitement becomes intensi
fied , and airangeinents arc being made to qx-
pel the Chinese by torce. It is understood
this will be attempted alter the plan carried
out at Seattle.
Fifty-four Chinamen , at woik in the
mines at Caibonado on tlio Pujallup branch
of the Xoithorn Pacific lailvvay , wcro
diiven out to-day , and aie at the station
awaiting transpoitattoti to Tacoma and
tlicnco to ban Francisco.
Troulilo Ahead for the Coke Men.
PiTTsnuito , Fob. 11. An evening paper
publishes a sensational story from Mount
PJpaoant to Iho effect that socialistic agita
tors floin Chicago and New York have been
successful In Inducing nearly all the Slave
nians in the region to Join a secret organlra-
tfon similar -to the Molly Magulres , and that
recently , especially during the past week , a
huge quantity of arms and ammunition had
been shipped Into the coke icglons.
New Yoiuc , Febs 11. The strike of the
clgarmakeis was virtually ended to-day , and
to-moirovv Iho men will assemble at Ihelr
varioushcadquaiteisaml piocccd to woik.
AMONG TIJE tAHjUOADS.
n the Recent Unto Gut to
tlio North and AVoHt.
OmcAcio , Ft'b. 11. Uepiesentallvcsof Iho
Noithwestern roads , paity to the pasbongor
dihpules , met to-day with a view of reaching
some agicoment. The general passenger
agent of the Hock Island cut thepioceedlugs
short by announcing ho could taKe no stcjis
binding hlH toad during the absence ot tlio
piesldent , who is In New Yoik. It Is said
another attempt at a compiomiso will ho
made next week.
Thq. pietcnso of denial that east bound
rates aie bolnc cut was abandoned to-day ,
and a scramble for Irelght is In progress.
Tlio Nickel PlateIs the chief ollendi'r , but
all the roads are shaving tlio t.ultl.
Prisoners in Kovolt.
MOMJUJAI. , Feb. 11. A dispatch fiom
Kdmontoii sajs : At the police bauacks hero
and at Foil Saskatchewan the men aio still
In ablate of inaiiboidinatlon and are doing
much as they please , At the l.xttor place
some of them became intoxicated , and alter
locking thu commanding oilicur In hlh 100111 ,
continued their debaueheiy , in which tlioy
damaged the kitchen fuinltme , ThocItUons
await with considerable Interest the outcome
of the allalr.
OrrAWA , Out. , Feb. 11 , In refeienco to
the mutiny ot mounted police , Comptiollcr
Whltosay.s that the icuoits havohocngicatly
exaggerated. Ho states thattho ; halt iloien
men unpaged In the dlbtuibanco ha c been
auested and will be comtmnitlaled.
Schooner Aslioro and all Hands Lost.
POUT TowM > r.xrV. . T. , Feb. 11. The
spliooncrLlz/.lo Jlenill was discovered near
Quecl liver bottom up. All hands me sup
posed to be lost , The schooner w cut ashore
January 27. It la thought that ( -he was
bo.u ilcd at sea after lw eapsi/ed , as boveral
hole.s were found cut In the bottom. She was
bound liimi this place to Uuaymaus wltU
1 limber ,
A Veteran Laid at
CIUOAOO , Feb. 11. Inter Ocean's Oalena
special sajs : Iho lemalns ot Ocnenit lo\v- !
ley , military seciotary for ( Jeneial ( Jiaiit ,
wi-io bulled In Ualena toIay. . Thu pioces-
slou was two miles long that cscoued the
YOUTH RECEIVES A REBUKE ,
A Fresh Member of the Iowa Assomlly Gets
a Good Tongue Scorching.
ALL ABOUT THE BROWN MATTER
The Anti-Free 1'nBS 11111 Shelved
Vcstcrdny'H LoRlfilatlvc Doings
In Detail Other Iinportiint
The Gcnernl Assembly.
Dr.s JIoiMs , Iowa , Feb. 11. ( Special Tele
gram. ] The jounger membei-s of the legisla
ture , who have made themselves \ery
prominent so fai , iccelveda hcivy set back
this afternoon when ex-Congressman
Thompson of Linn county administered a
scorching icbitko to Mr. Storey of Adah.
The latter , by direction of some of Auditor
Urovvn'sfi lends , lulioduced a iCMilittlon In
the house Instiuctlng the Investigating com
mittee how to conduct their Investigation.
Major Thompson thoiielittliatthcyoiiiig man
was attempting to icllcctupon the ability of
the committee to do Its woik , and ho opened
upon him In a vigorous speech. Ho said that
if the committee was to be hampered by the
lilies and i emulations of the house , ho
for ono should have nothing to do with it.
llo didn't Intend ( hat theio should be any
whitewashing done , and when the work was
ov or how as quite willing to stand before the
bai of the house nud render account for his
pait In it. Hut ho didn't piopoao at the outset -
set tobo lustiiicled as to how he should do
his work , and he closed by saj Ing that If the
gentleman fiom Adalr ( Storey ) would attend
to the woik of his committee , and not bo
meddling with the work of others , that ho
thought the investigating committee could
take care of themsclv es. When ho sat dow n
theio was loud applause fiom the house , for
there was very general satisfaction at the
way In which the fresh mcmbci had been sat
down upon. Stoioy's lesolutlon was then
laid upon the table by a vote of 73 to 21.
The frco pass question , which raised consid
erable talk eaily In tlio session , was icachcd
to-day and effectually suppiesscd. Ucp-
rcsentatlvol'Inn ' had prepared an anti-pass
bill which went to his own committee , that
on raihoads. The committee consldeied It
to-day , and by a vote of 11 to 7 decided to
iccommcnd that It bo Indefinitely postponed.
Attciwauls to sootli Mr. Finn's leellugs they
agiecd to icier It to the house as a committee
of the whole. It was soieturncd to-day with
out recommendation , and was placed on lilo ,
vvhero It will piobably icmain the icst of the
Amonetlio impoitant bills intioduced In
the senate to day was one by McCoy to cic-
ate a .state boaul to supoivlso tlio various
ByDonnan To purchase for the state 11-
braiy the private libiaiy of the late J. W. 11.
Tuber of Independence , said to be the finest
piivato library in the state.
ly ) Johnson To proide lor the pmchaso
of stationery and blank books for the vari
ous state Instltutiuns by the secretary of
IJy Weber I'epealing the law excluding
piosccuting witnesses at preliminary exami
nations liom attendance at trial at the In
stance of defendant.
By Hutchison To provide for the levy of
an extra half mill tax tor the > cars 18SO and
lbS7 to raise a fund for the necessary re-
paiisand Impiovementsof the various state
Institutions , and furnish the means for the
erection of a soldiers' home. Tills Is the
usual half mill levy in addition to the regu
lar two mill levy that Ifas been oidered for
the. last four or live years.
By Kyder For establishing an additional
A lesolutlon was passed inviting tlio sur
viving members ot the early Icgislatuies , who
have n reunion In this city February 23 , to
hold sessions In the senate and house cham
The Hutchison bill for tlio equalization of
tax asscsssmcnts , which has been the speqial
order for the past two days , was passed to
day substantially as icported fiom the com
mittee. This bill piovidcs for an equal ,
dolinlte , accurate and equitable taxation of
the monies and credits of incorporated
state and national banks and private banks ,
merchandize and manufactiued goods , real
and personal propoity.
Mr. Catch's bill , reducing the number of
challenges allowed the defense in ciimlnal
cases liom twenty to ten , was rcpoiteil back
to the senate , with the recommendation that
it pass. The bill was discussed at length , and
pending discussion the senate adjourned.
When the house convened this afternoon
Story of Adair offered a resolution reciting
the fact that there Was to bo an Investigation
of Auditor Urovvn , and stating that It ought
to bo conducted publicly , and ought to bo no
whitewashing affair ; and thcicfoio dliccted
the committee charged with the Investiga
tion to conduct It openlj and permit Mr.
Blown to appear by counsel.
Iteprcsentatlvo Weaver suggested that this
lesolutlon might seem llko n lellcctlon on
the committee , and so asked that It Ho over
ono day. *
HopiesentativoOvcrholtzer moved that It
bo laid upon tlio table.
Major Thompson , chairman of the house
Investigating committee , at once took the
lloorand opposed the resolution.
Storey called for the ujes and noes on a
motion to table the lesolutlon , icsulting In
73 for tabling and 81 against.
When Iho call for petitions was reached
theio wcie tvventv-ono petitions Introduced
asking the legislature to establish n boldlcr.V
Finn , chaiiman ol the railroad committee ,
icpoi ted back the free pass bill without any
lecominendatlon save that It be reported to
the house as a committee of the whole. The
bill was placed on file.
Weaver's bill requiring railroads to furnish
lianspoitatlon to state ofllceis and members
of the legislature was lepoitcd back with a
lecominendatlon that it bo Indefinitely post
S. F. 162 , giving mayors authority to per-
f 01 in the mairlaguceiemony , was taken up
The lesolutlon and memorial asking the
Iowa congiessmen to use efforts to secure the
establishment of n northwestern homo for
soldiers and sailors was passed under sus
pension of the lilies.
Bills wcro Intioduced icappoitlonlng the
state Into lepresentativo districts ; prov Idlng
for a boaul of aibltratlon to settle difficulties
between capital and labor , and to proviso
uniform and cheap text books for public
To-morrow both houses meet at n p. in. In
Joint session to listen to memorial exercises
for the late Senator Kastman of Haidln
county , foniieily lieutenant governor of Iho
The PHI Coiiinonmlerb'
DKS MOINES , Iowa , Feb. 11. The State
Pharmaceutical association continued Its
session dining the day with largely lncrease <
attendance. Milo Wf Ward , chairman o
the committed on trade Inteiests , lead a
papci on "Kandom Notes on thu Benefits o
the Association. " This was followed by i
paper by Noiuiau , L bty devoted to the in
tcresU of druggists. Considerable time was
spent In discussing a bill to bo pre
sented to the legislature for an act
amending the pivsdnt pharmacy law.
'llio bill provides that all registered pharma
cists shall have a rlaht to keep and sell
liquors for uses iiot'frolilblted ' by law without -
out special license for that purpose.
The following officers were elected : Presi
dent , A. 11. Miles ot Des Molncs ; first \lce-
prsldcnl , Kiull L. Doomcrof Iowa City ; second
end v Ice president , I. P. Vnncl e of Mount
plea nnt ; third vice president , S. ( J. Win
chester of I'.ldoia ; sccretaiy , Dr. IJosa Mar
tin Upson of Marshall town ; treasurer , C.
N. Waidot Des Molnes.
The next meeting will be held at Waterloo ,
May , 1837.
Struck a Broken Ball.
MAnsii.vi.i.iovvN , Iowa , Fob. 11. The
Central Iowa south bound accommodation
struck a biokcn rail six miles .south of hero
to-day. The lear coach was dragged off the
rails till it shuck a bridge , when It wont
over , falling twenty feet. The coach took
the and was destroyed. Seven passengers
weie Injured , only ono seriously , Severs , of
this city , w lie liad his shoulder dislocated and
By a Decided Majority.
SiorxCn Y , Iowa , Feb. 11. Sioux City to
day voted a lle per cent tax to tlio sioux- City
ic DCS Molncs railroad by a decided majority.
Oov , Seymour. Sinking.
UTICA , N. V. , Feb. 11. Ex-Governor Sey
mour , vv ho has been seilously ill for some
days , slept but llltlo last night and his condt-
llou shows no Impiovement this morning.
UTICA , N. V. , Feb. 11. Governor Seymour
hccias somewhat weaker to-uiglit. Ho was
restless this afternoon and evening , and is
PJjAYKD THE OIjl ) GAMK.
Clever Sharpers Fleece a Veteran
15r.ooMi.NOTO.x- . , Feb. 11. The cleverest
confidence game ever known hcio was
vvoikcd to-day on George Bradiier , one of
the oldest icsidcnts and business men of
Uloomliigton , by two swindlers working a
vaiiation of tlio old-time lottery scheme.
Biadncr Is a business man aged nearly 70 ,
who has been In business hero for foity
} cai.s. Last night ho was met by a line
looking eldeily man , who repiescnted him
self as agent for several eastern estates , and
who had $00,000 to invest. Tills mornlug a
young man met Uradnor and Intioduced
himsell as a nephew of Hon. George K.
Fliuk. Ho told Bradiier ho had fust drawn
PO.OOO , and took Bradner to a room In a
pilvatc house , whcio an oldcily man , prob
ably the same he met last night , was seated
at a table willing. Bradner was finally In
duced to lake a draw lit this branch ot tiio
southern lotteiy. Ho was further induced to
deposit . - > 00 In casli , as 'a ' guarantee of good
faith , which money Bradner mow from
the bank. This Was to bo paid back to-
moriovv , with 8500 Which Bradiier had
drawn. Bradiier left the room. In leu
minutes Hie two had tied and have not yet
been heaid of. The affair is mystciious , for
Biadnci has been * considered one of tlio
closest and sluewdcst business men In this
Proceedings of tho'National Congress
CHICAGO , Feb. II. The congress of the
National Trotting'jusociatiou continued * Its
session lo-day. .Nearfy the entire forcnc/on
was consumed In consideration of Iho leport
of the secictaiy and tieasurer.
Bearman , of Iowa , offcicd the following
Kcsolvcd. That aj special meeting of the
congress of this association bo held lu Clevc-
laim the thud Tuesday of November.1880.
and that the committee on Investigation ot
the sccretaiy and treasmy leport to that
meeting , and that five bundled coplcsof such
report be printed and mailed eacli member ,
at least lour weeks before such meeting.
Aftei a sharp debate the resolution was
The committee appointed lo choose a board
ofrovlevvforissoioportcd as lollows : Cen
tral distilct , T. J. Paine ol Kansas , Thos.
Axowoithy ot Cleveland , II. C. McDowell
of Lexington Ky. Western distilct. M. M.
Morse of Paw Paw (111. ( ) N. C. Blake of
Cedar Kaplds , D. J. Cam pan of Detiolt.
The follow Ing olllcers vvero elected : Presi
dent , James Giant ot Davenpoit , Geu. W.
S. Tllton , of Maine , first vice piesldcnt ; Ed
mund Moitimer , of SI. Louis , second vice
\Vrcekcd In. Ijyiin Raven.
NonrnK , Ya. , Feb. 11. The wiecKing
steamer .Victoria Pcld lepoits having dis
covered a schooner sunk In four fathoms ot
water In Lynn Haven bay , with her masts
and rigging above water. In the rigging
were found blankets and clothing , as If the
people on boaul nu'd lashed themselves when
the vessel sank. It is considered almost cei-
taln that it is the vvicck of schooner Altliea
Godfrey , long overdue as betoro re-
poited. The captain had his wife and
iivedauqhleison bodrd , and had any ot the
crew survived. It Is moro , IJiau piobalilo they
would be hcaid from befplo this , The Peld
retmned to the wrcqk this moinlng and will
piobably asccitiiln moio of lie Minkc ves
sel before she returns. Tlio schooner C. II ,
Kill : sailed from New Yprk with a cargo at
tnu same tliuu tljo Godfrey let ! . Neither ves
sel has since beeii heafd from.
The Cincinnati Klcctloii Cases.
CoUJjmufi , Feb" 11. Daniel J. Dalton ,
clerk of the Hamilton countv courts , was ai
rested tills morning at the Instance of the
committee on privileges and elections of the
house and brouuht botorp that body for contempt
tempt In refusing to allo'w the committee to
make a photographic copy of the tally
sheet of pieclnct A , l-'ouitli waid ,
Cincinnati , and also tor falling ( o
produce the original rctmns before
the committee at Columbus jcstciday. A
resolution was oltcied dlicctlng that Dalton
bo placed in the JMl.of Franljlln county lor
thlity days unless iiie agici's to furnish the
rutuins tor the puiposo as requested. The
resolution was under discussion at 11 p. m '
as to the powers of the eoiijmltte.u and house
In such cases. By consent of the
house Dalton appeared by Attor.
ney Chailoa W. Bakei of Cincinnati.
Idlotto Pojt'oo at u Flro.
ST. Louis , Feti. ll. John P. Mullaly's
livery and bale stjibloburned at an early hour
this morning , Tlib'oiipjoyes pf the stables ,
who were qn the scene-fit Ultimo of the lire ,
turned their attention to saving the horses ,
sixty-five In number'and had taken about
sov en of them from the burning building ,
w lion two policemen arrived ! and took them
for . . . . . thelves . _ . , clubbed them to Insensibility and
thus / : Trnoiiiy.chapcoof savlngtho
her e.i. TlipiemaluUigllny-elKlitwcio burned
to death. Total lOEseiiiiaatcdatSlS.OOO ; In
surance , 53,000.
ItlookadliiK the Chinese.
WASIII.\O.TON , Feb. 11. Among the bills
Intioduced to-day was ono by Senator
Mitchell providing for the icpeal of all
treaties permitting the coming of Chinese to
tlio United States and prohibiting tnelr com
ing except in case of dlplomatki ana ofllclal
pcisonagcs. At the lequest ol Mitchell the
bill was laid on the table for the piescnt.
WASHINGTON , Feb. 11. The piesldent
sent the following nominations to the bemto
today : W. W. Button , Ohio , to bo assistant
trcoMirei of the United State * at Cincinnati :
Franklin A. Thompson , to bo postmaster at
MeCook , Nebraska.
AVcather Tor To-Day.
Mis orm VAM.IJI. Wanner fairweath-
ei ; vaiiablo wind * : generally shifting to
SESSIONAL PROCEEDING !
Senator Morgan Strongly Opposes the Blair
Educational Bill ,
A SCHEME TO INCREASE TAXES.
The Jlard-AVorklnn Cltlrcn Would lO
Compelled to Kditcato the Loaf
er's OfffiprliiK The I'orlcr
UIM in the House.
WASHINGTON , Fob. 11. In Iho senate to
day , after the disposal of routine business of
the moinlng , Mr. lUlmunds said asonoof the
committees of the senate had gone to Now
Yoik to-day , and ns another Impoitant com
mittee had considerable woik to do , ho be
lieved public business would bo best sub
s'1 ! ved by adjournment from this atteinoon
to .Monday. Ho moved when the senate ad
journed to-day It will bo till Monday.
Mr. Teller submitted an amendment to the
1'ustlc's resolution lujraullng the lefitsal of
tlio assistant tieasurer at New Orkans to
Issue sllverceitllicates in cxchanco for silver
dollar * . The amendment dliccta the com
mittee on finance to Inqulio Into the loss of
money alleged to have occmicd In the New
Orleans sub-treasuiy and whether Mich loss
occunod In connection with the exchange of
silver certificates lor silver coin. Tim
amendment was oidered pi luted.
I'mcccdlng to the calendar , the senate look
up bills In thcli order.
Some bills for pilvatc lellcf wcic disposed
The bill to regulate promotions of West
1'oint graduates was icached. On this some
Mr. Sow ell. In reply to an Inquiry of Mr.
Plumb , said this was the firbt je < < r for a long
time when there would bo more lieutenants
graduated from West Point than theio would
be vacancies for In the aimy.
After considerable debate the bill passe I as
reported from the committee.
At a o'clock the education bill was laid ho
foio tlio senate , and Mi. Morgan took llio
floor on It.
The bill. Mr. Morgan said , was a bill to
create ofliccs and elaborate the machtuciy of
the government. It was a bill to tax the hon
est , haid working man In older to educate
the children ot thu drunken , loafniL' vaga
bonds , who would not woik lor their fami
lies. If from tlio C0,000,000 people in
the United States weic to bo deducted all
the deadheads , dcadbeats auduou-pioducois | ,
there would bo about 20.000,000 , who would
have to pay tax-cs to carry out the piovisions
of the bill. The bill itself would be equiva
lent to tax S'l per capita on these payois ,
and by the time all the officers wcie appoint
ed foi the administration of this scheme of
benevolence , and all the cleiks appointed
that would bo ncce aiy to Investigate the
accounts of the thhtj-eight states
ana ten teiiltories affected by the
bill , It would bo found that
the tax per capita would be S10 Instead of
three. If United States senators wcie men
who plowed the Holds orvvoiked the smiths ,
and paid taxes out of tlio sweat of their blow ,
Mr. Morgan could have moie icspcct for them
when voting away the money of one man to
educate the children of another. Tlio con
stitutional gionnd for the bill , Mi. Morgan
continued , was haid to be found in the "gen
eral wcllaie" cl.uiso ot tlio preamble of the
constitution. Such an application of that
clause simply meant that you could pull dow n
the man that got up by his own o.xertioA
In order to put up thodiunkcn loafer that
would not exeit himself. The best people in
the United States vvero those who , in
, tha backwoods , in the fear of God
and having icspect for good order and
the morals of society , had biought tip
around their own footstools and hearth
stones honest , sincere , dllligout and faith
ful sous and diUigbteis. Mr. Moigan charac
terized Mr. Blairs idea as ono Involving the
light of congicss to educate the childicn ot
the several states without the consent of tlio
Mr. Blair interposed to saythat he regarded
the prlmaiy duty of education to rest with
the parents , but inasmuch as education was
Indispensable of the existence of a liee gov
ernment , If the parents , whether from in
ability or disinclination , failed In the pcrloi-
mauco of duty , that dutv fell to the states
and on our republic. If the state proper and
parent botli tailed , then it became the duty of
the republic to educate the child , slnco the
child would tro a citi/en not only of tlio state
but of the United States. This , however ,
was a powci that should be exeiciscd only in
the last icsort.
Mr. Call asked Mr. Morgan If he denied
the light of the United States to uiako a
donation to a state lor any piuposc.
Mr. Moigan replied tliat no could conceive
of such a case.
This point was debated at length.
Dlf the bill was to bo passed , however. Mr.
Moigan wanted to see It amended , and .sug
gested certain amendments , one of which
was agreed to , making the fiscal jear of the
United States tlio year contemplated by the
bill , and excluding fiom thu monies liable to
bo used for the pin poses of the bill
all moneys drawn from loans ,
customs or Inteinal levenuo , or
liom the postal or consular service , or the
patent office. Mr. Moigan drew a bioad dis
tinction between monies deilvcd liom taxa
tion aim monies deiiveil fiom sales ot public
lands , which constituted a tiust lor all the
people of the United States , and maintained
that if money was to bo given to u Mate It
bliould como Irom the moceeds of those lands.
At this point Mi. Morgan yielded for an
executive session , after which the senate ad
join ned until Monday.
WASHINGTON , Feb. 11. Mi. Bluglmin
asked leave tto iiitioduce a bill granting a
psnsion of 2,000 per annum lo tlio widow of
General Hancock , but Mr. Beach objected.
Mr. Heed of Maine offuicd a icsolutlou ,
modifying the older making tlio FiU-.Iohn
Porter bill the continued special older fiom
to-day until next Thuiuday , so as to piovldo
that the bill shall not bo coiihideied until
alter the second inoinini : hourot each day.
Mr. Kandall endeavored to have It fnithcr
amcndcil , f > o that the movlous question
should bo oidered on Tuesday instead of
Thuisday , but Mr. Kced's lesolutlon passed.
Air. Wollbornc , fiom the committu on In
dian affairs , icpoited the Indian appropria
tions bill , and it was icleiicd to the commit
tee o thow'hole.
Mr. Itogcrrf. liom Iho committed on judici
al y. reported the bill confeirlng civil juiib-
dlctlon on ceitaln casesaiislng in the Indian
teirltoiy on the United States eouits which
exercise criminal ImIsdiction over the teni-
tory. Placed on tlio house calendar.
Mr. K. B. Taylor , from the same committee ,
ropoited the bill to extend the laws ot the
United Slates over certain oiganUed teirl-
toryboutb. Of the slate of Kansas. Placed
on the house calendar.
In the bccond moinlug hour Mr. Adams of
Illinois , on behalf of the committee on bank-
lug and cuircncy , called up the bill to unable
national banking associations to iiivic.iso
their capital stock and to change their names
or location , The bill was passed.
Mr. Adams oiffeied a motion to reconsldci
and lay that motion on the table , but limit
action was not taken ,
The house , at 'J o'clock , went Into com
mittee of the whole on the FlU-John Porter
The debate was opened by Mr. Haynes of
Nuw Hampshlioi In binipoit of the bill. The
stioncest piojudlcu which ho had over entci-
tallied had been auralnst Potter , but it had
disappeared when ho piocecdcd to examine
the case. He did not snaio in the estimate of
Pope enteilalned by many ol Poitei's
f i lends , but ho believed that If any other of
Pope's generals had been In Porter's place ,
and had acted as Porter had acted , tliero
would never have been a court maitlal , and
no union general of that campaign would
have suffered for more than twenty years a
htlgma worse than death. It had been
1'oiler's dlbie&pectful and inexcusable allu
sions to Pope that had singled him
out as an object of suspicion and
as an object of revenge. Porter
had been ono of the giowleis , and
his punishment had been out of all inopor-
tlon to his offense. Botli Lincoln ami Giant
at ono time had equally believed In the jus
tice of Poitei'fl sentence , but Giant , when the
oppoitunlty had been given < oi a calm , dis
passionate mviewot the case , had pioelaimed
the Injustice of the veidlct and became the
eaiuest champion of Portei'a cause , and he
was a bold man who dares Impugn the mill
taryjudemcnt of U. S. Grant. If Lincoln
had lived ho ( Haynes ) believed that Lincoln
and Grant would have stood together In a
demand for justice to Klt/-loliu Porter.
Mr. Steele took the floor In opposition lethe
the bill , and premised his speech with the re
mark , "What In thunder aio wo here for ?
Wh > ; are wo di ciissini : Kltr-John Poitcr ? ' '
This question ho ' aid had boon asked bv a
number of members of the house , and at least
one democrat had added that tlio democrats
wcro golnc to vote for It any how. llo
( Steele ) believed that this was true , but ho
would not be deterred fiom giving icasoiis
why ho would vote asralnst It. Popes famous
older , ho said , should and could have been
easllv oboyed. If Jackson matched that
night could not Porter have also marched ?
Theio was not a soldier In the house but
know that it was Porter's duty to obey thu
After some further debate Ihe committee.
lose and the house adjourned.
Preparations for the Funeral Snh-
KOl'ljitlons Tor the Widow.
Nr.wJ YOIIK , Feb. II. 'I ho widow of Gen.
Hancock cnjojed a good night's lest last
evening and was much icficshed this morn-
Ing. The. guauls In the chamber with the
body last night weie Lleuts. Savv > et , Waul
and MeCallum. Dispatches and letters of
condolence continue to pom in Hum all pails
of the countiy.
General Hancock died pool , and the fact
being known to his fi lends and comrades , a
subset Iptton fund has been stalled foi the
widow. The plan vvasoilglnated by General
W. F. Suillli , General B. Frcy , Wm. Bums ,
and T. L. Cilttenden. , l. Plciiopont Moigan
Is treasurer of thu fund. Thc o sums have
been signed : Samuel .I. Tlhluii , Sl,000 , ; Win.
It. Grace , 8.XX ) ; M. B. Brown , SiBOj S. D.
Gilmmlns , sSoO. A circular accompanying
the subscilpllon paper say.s the general was
Kept poor by calls upon his olllclal hospi
tality , aiid constant cliailtles which ho gave
to those In dlstiess.
Tlio remains weie taken fiom tlin bier this
afternoon and placed In a hteel casket ,
dressed In the unlfoim ot a major general.
The following older was issued to-night :
Headquartois division ot tlio Atlantic ,
Govcinor's Island , New Yoik City , Feb. 10.
General older No. 2 , for the inclination of
all couceiiicd : It is licieby annoiniced that
the lieutenant general has assumed imme
diate command of the Division ol ( lie Atlan
tic and Department of the Kast until a MIC-
ccsbor to the command is assigned by the
president ot the United States.
By command ol
LllJtTTKX AJfT Gr.XIUlAI , Slir.lllDAN ,
Wvr. I ) . Wmi'i'u : , Assist'tAdjut'tGcn.
Oidcrs vveicalso issued detailing four bat
teries of tlio Fifth aitillciy to act nsan escort
at the funeral cciemonlcs , fixtecn noncommissioned
missioned olllcers to accompany the icmalns
toNonistown , and a detachment ot sixteen
men , under an olliccr , to Hie salutes over the
WASHINGTON , Feb. U. The sccietary
of war and several prominent aimy
ollicci.s go to Philadelphia Saturday to
receive the icmalus ol General Hancock and
accompany them to Noulstown. A detach
ment of artillery with guns have been oideied
to proceed from Philadelphia to Norristown
to fire a militaiy salute over General Han
cock's grave. This will be the only military
ceremony at the funeral.
WASHINGTON , Feb. 11. The piesldeut
desired to attend the funeral cl General
Hancock , but finds tllnt it will be impossible
for him to do .so. The cabinet will bo reprc-
scnted'by ' Secictafy Bavaid , who will act as
a pallbearer , Secictaiy Endicott. and posslblv
ono or two others , faecietary Whitney will
not be ; able to attend , but will detail a num
ber of olhcers to represent the navy.
PiiiLA Ki.j'HiA , Feb. 11. As boon as It
brcamo known heio that General Hancock
Imd no adequate fortune to leave his widow
a movement was set on foot to laise a fund
for her benefit This fund has been started
by a gift of S1C03 eacli by Me-sis. A. .1.
Drexel andGeoige W. Childs , and the gilts
hav o been coupled with a piomlse of "moio
if uecessaiy. "
Parncll and T. P. O'Connor Speak
Hoipcfully of Home Ilulc.
GAI.WAY , Feb. 11. At a meeting this
evening , Paincll , who was loudly cheered ,
congratulated tlio elector ! } upon the unity
they had display ed , and thanked them for
the confidence they had shown in him. Tills
t liute , ho said , was the noblest ho had ever
i ehcd , and was an Indication of the speedy
triumph of tlip national cause. O'Connor ,
member of palllament , also spoke. He pic-
dlcted thatan Iilsli pailiauient would sit In
Dublin within two yeais.
John IVIorlcy Slakes a Speech.
LONDON , Feb. 11. John Morley , chief sec-
ictaiy for Iieland , when speaking at New
Castle last night , said that he never would
propose that the militaiy gaiiisous bo ic-
movcd from lielupd , 1101 allow the Inteiests
ot the mlnoilly to bo placed at the meicy ol
the majority. Whatever the goveinmcnt
proposed to do would bo submitted to the lull
bla/o of public ciiticism.
Currency Inquiry Ordered.
LONDON , Feb. 11. A telegram fiom Ber
lin states thai a motion Intioduced in the
lolchstagon behalf ot tlioconseivatlvcs , uig-
Inga new and scaichiug Inquliy Into the
cuiiency question , vvltli a view to ascci tain-
Ing whether It would bo better to adheio to
monometallism 01 ictiiin to the double
htaudaid , was adopted by a vote of M5 lo 110.
What Gladstone Will no.
LONDON , Feb , 11. Gladstone Is piopai Ing
a bill piov tiling for the. o.xpiopi lation of land
in Iieland by means of state funds. This
bill will picccdo the other liish incusuies
which the government Intends to picMintto
pnillnment. Discussion of tlio homo iulo
question has been postponed until no.xbses-
Creole Naval Movements.
ATJIIINS , Fell. 11. Two moio classes of
thoGicrk naval icseivolmvc been summoned
Info active hoivioe. The ( licck fleet In the
gulf ol Vela , Tlilssalv , has boon oideied to
ictiiin to Salluils , in llio gull' ot Aegma , near
Butter Makers' Mooting.
ST. Louis Feb. 11. The annual conven
tion of the Mississippi Valley Daily and
Cicameiy association began hoio this mom-
ing at 10 o'clock. Two hnmlicd delegates
fiom all paits ot the United States aio
nieseiit , Noiinan J , Coleman piesidcd over
llio convention , who opened HID bcsslon with
his annual addiess. flavor Francis thru do-
llveied an addiess of welcome , and after ap
pointment of the usual committees the con
vention adjouined until till1 ] atteinoon.
In the county court ycsti'nlay the case
of Van Cell vs. Dovvitt was argued ami
given to the jury , who lolnmed u el llot
in favor of the plaintiff for $11.CO.
In Iho baino court , trial was coin-
inonccd yesterday ol the cnso of Hanson
vs , Coder to recover 'iionoy alleged lo bo
duo plaintilT by defendant for work anil
labor. Hanson had aliuudy secured an
attachment on tJodor's properly for the
amount claimed , bill -Mis1 , Coder turned
up with the assertion thai the property
belonged to her. The case will bo con
In the district court the suit of Hull vs.
O'Kcufo ' was on all day before Jndgo
Neville , and will bo continued again
this morning. There was no IMIMIIC&S
before Jiulgo Wakcloy , anil not a single
now cases was started.
A VOUIIK ThleC.
Frank Purcell , a jouniJ hul , wan ar
rested yesterday by Otticer Whalon and
taken to the central police station : .nd
locked up. Ptirccll snatched : . ? carf pin
from -another boy on the Direct , and was
rapidly making tracks for a place of
taiety when the olliccr urix&tcU him.
IN FAVOR OF ITS FORFEITURE
Delegate Voorheos Argues on tlio Northern
Pacific Land Grant ,
THE HOUSE COMMITTEE AGREES
An Uuvvlflo Corn-so Pursued In the
WaHhtiiKtnn Anti-Chinese Hlots
Bill Springer Holis Up With n
Now Dakota Bill.
Xttfiiirrn i-Y.ulllo'H Unearned Grant *
WttsiiixriToy , Feb. 11. ( Special. ! Dele
gate Voorhees of Washington teirltory atv
peaied the other day befoio the house
committee on public lands to imike an argu
ment In favor of the foifelttiro of the land
grant ot Iho Noithern Pacific railroad. Mr.
Voorhees held thai the ralhoad company Is \
not entitled ton single aeio of laud west of
llio Mlssouii river , because Its chaiter pio-
vlded that the load should bo completed by 1
thu-tthof July , lh7T , vvhcicas not a mile o't
road was built beyond the Mlssouii liver at
that time. "Tlio only aigumciit , " said Mr.
Voorhees , "which can b.i made In favor of
the ralhoad company is that eongicss having
once iimdu the grant cannot withdraw It ,
oven though the dliect letter of Iho contract
between the iroveinment ami llio rallioad
was not complied with. " llo holds , however -
ever , that it Is not necessaiy that congicss
should decide upon this question , but that
any United States couit has the i Ight to de-
claio loifelted that poitlon of the grant
which was uiie.u. led at the expiration of Iho
time set for the completion of the load.
Ala special meeting of the committee this
afternoon , it agreed lo declaio forlcltcd the
Noithcin Pacific ralhoad land grant , as to
all lands lying opposite that pat t of the line
which was uncou.stiuetcd on ( lio-tth of July ,
1S71 , thu date on which the committee con
strued tlio granting act to cxphe. They ex-
ccptcd liom the operation ot the forfeiture
act the light of way of tlio company to lands
necessary to its operation , all lands now
within city , town or village sites , and all
lands puichascd in gooil faith from the rail-
load company by actual sctllers , not exceed
ing 3M acics In any one case. In cases vvhero
asettlei's pmchaso exceeded S'JO acics , ho
w 111 ho allowed one yeai In which lo select
theictrom a tract of IHO acres and make proof.
before the local land office. An amendment
was Incoipoiated In the bill icduclngtho
pilcc of goveiiimcnl lands within the giants
loJ.15 peracic. '
AN UNWISI : rounsi : rt'nsur.n.
A naval olliccr who has .spent a gicat deal
of his time In China tald last night : "Tho
people of Washington tenitory are exceed
ingly unvvlbo in their couiso towaiits the
Chinese , The celestial cmpho caics little or
nothing lei Its subjcctswho leave the llowery
kingdom , but tlio celestial nuthoiitlcs aio a
shicwdbetof men and their subjects aie a
bloodlhiisty ciew. The icsult will bo that
befoic very long wo shall have violent out
rages committed onAmciican citizens icsi-
deut in China , and when wo ask foi icdiCsS
thu astute Chinese will put in n bill lor
conlio damages to their subjects whoso
ticaty rights weio violated In Washington
and Wyoming ten i tones. The Chinese ein-
plic will never demand icdress for damages
sustained by her people , but the time will
como when wo shall bo talking ol demanding
icdress fiom the Chinese , and then wo will
find that the lawless acls of our own citizens
will como back to us manifold. "
f-rniNoin's : nousi : DAKOTA HIM , ,
The justice ot the claims of llio people ot
Dakota to have their tenitory divided , and to
have the Mnithcin 01 most populous part ad
mitted to the union , is vciy icadlly seen by
the manner in which the majoilty p.utyln.
the house attempt to evade the claims of the
people. All soils of schemes for admitting :
thcteiiitoiy as a whole and for dividing it
by otlici lines than that ol the forty-sixth
parallel have been offered. The powcilul
statesman , William M. Spiingcr of Illinois ,
Is the last to have made a dllatoiy move.
His bill Is substantially the same as that
which Delegate Josephs ot Now Mexico In-
lioduced home time ago , In that It divides the
teiiltoiy by the Missouri ilver. It has , how
ever a leatuio which Is moio com
mendable than Iho provisions ot the
Josephs bill ( hat which piovidcs for
an election to bo held no.xt November.
Mi , Spiingcr ptofesscs to believe that this
bill will pass the house. Ho may bo right ,
bul it certainly would novel past , the scimlo
on lop of the mcasuio which Senator Haul-
son o successfully worked through the upper
house. Dakota people of all shades of politi
cal faitli do not believe that the people of the
teiiitoiy would ovcriatily such a measuie as
tills of Mr. Spilugci's. They claim that the
only division thai is wanted Is that by the
ioily-nln th parallel , and they asscit lliat it
would be useless to pass such a bill as the
Spi Ingor bill bci-aiiso it would never lecclvo
the necessary cudoiseincnt ol Iho pcoplo of.
VllIOlNIA'fi TINANCIAI. MUDDM' . -
The debt question in Vliglnla Is aidtatlng
llio enliic commonwealth , and promises to
cieatou'finaucial panic there. The old How-
bon idea that Viiglnla is foi Vliglniansonly ,
has iccclved a veiy bovcio setback by the de
cision ol the United btates Hupiemc.com t , as
a gicat many ol tlio vnungci and moio enter-
piNing cltl/ens of the Mate have become dis
gusted with its financial system , and Imvoal-
icady packed their belongings pieparatoiy to
lemoval , A gentleman fiom Itlchmond tells
yourcoiiehpondont that the whole question
In as bad as It could possibly be , and that the
piospccts lei amending the existing Mate of
affairs aiu anything hut blight. All .soils of
loollsh me.isines have been inliodiiccd into
the Vliglnla Jeglhlatuic , but [ none ol them
fcecin lo gel the light Idea of the quusllon ,
and up to date the whole monemiy tlluallon
Is in an exceedingly chaotic fclalc.
the Boiler Inspector.
The Urothorhood of Stationary Kn- > > ,
pincers hold a special mooting last night
at the ollico of Juslko Andcr.-on , called
for Iho purposu of meeting J\lr. \ John
Jenkins , tlio newly appointed city boiler
inspector. There was a fair attendance *
of members , and Mr. .Jenkins was Inlro-
diiced by Past President Husli , Being
called on , he made a tew ronuuks on Ilia
manner in which ho proposed lo conduct
the now ulllcc , and his understanding of
tlio obligations imposed on engineer * by
the novy ordinance. Aflor icnmrkn by
others invscnl , Jilt' . Jenkins was greotcU
by llioso in aUondaiico with wishesi for
pleasant relation * in conducting thy
duties of liis oIUuu.
"Upjior Ten and Lower
Tvvonty" was pioilucctl in an excellent
muniicr by Ihu Vincent Comedy com
pany lu t night. Ir. Vincent's "Kcclc 11
was highly satisfactory. ] Mrs. Vincent us
"Polly" was inostcnlcilaining , while thn
"D'Alroy"ot Mr. Ueuuml laiikol vvilli
the best acting this capable young man
has yet ilonu horo. Miss Mitchell mudo
a Micccfisfnl "Jlrs. JJ'Alroy , " ajul Mr ,
Itol ns' ' "llawlicc" Was a v'aiy outer *
t.lining clmracluri/.alloii. Thu tai
piece will bo produced utfutu to-night.