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SIXTEENTH YEAH. OMAHA. FRIDAY MORNING , JANUA11Y 28 , 1887. NUMBER 224 ,
THE CHIEF OF THE RURIDX.
A Choice Chapter of the Election Work of
Pawnee's Big Chump ,
A BULLDOZER FROfvl WAY BACK.
DolnttH In thd .Srnnto ntut UOIIHO--Work
or the Committees Myers of
dun County Nominated
I'rocoodlnfjB oCiltn Senate ,
LINCOLN , Ncli. , , lnti. S7. ( Special Tele-
pram to tlic HKI : . I The sonalo sullcrcd an
other deluge of petitions fioni the ladles this
morning. Just when this will cease cannot
lie foretold. Sectclary Seelcy faht to ono of
hlscletks : "Wo will Just lire them nil Into
the waste basket ntul turn them over to the
jmllciary cotnmltlce. " Your reporter has
talked with about n do/en senators on the
Mibjcct of women sufli.igo and only two of
tht'tn had given the matter serious considera
tion , it Is not lll olv tlmt volitions every day
thiouahout the session will result In any-
thine Out respect to the harmless wishes of
the gentle ex.
Tim contest ease between Senator Holmes
nnd Ii\ld ) Hiitlcr , of Johnson coiintv , occu
pied a good deal of the senate's tlmn tills
morning , 'llio niiijoilty n'porl was brief and
held lh.it the allegations ot tliu contestant
of mnlcondiict at iliu polls were not sun-
ported with sulllclont e\ldciice. They theio-
Joro reoommended that the returns of the
eanvns'-orsbo ncccptcd , and that the Incum
bent bu seemed inlns scat , Mr. Schmlnko of
Otoy olleied a luimthy minority report
hpcolfjlng nnd alllrmlng gross Iricgiihirillcs
In thu election in Pawnee county , which , II
true , would unseat Mr. Holmes , whoso ma
jority was eleven votes. This report alleges
that one Humphreys , claiming to bo county
nttornoy ol I'awnco , spout election day in a
mad career of intimidation of voters and n
misinterpretation of the election law ,
declaring betoro thn voteis that any
nmn who couM not sw eat that ho would remain -
main n cltl/en ot the county for
spcelllnd tlmo ntter the election ,
would not daio to vote under the law. llu
occuulcd over an hour In challctmlng ono
voter , whom l.o kmnv was Inclined to vote
forltutlcr , and re < iulieI tlie cl ork to take
down the questions and answers In wrltlnir ,
declaring In threatening language that hu
woidd probably need the recoid In the courts.
It Is also alleged that this man llumplncys
arrogated to himself thu authority lo change
two polling places In the county. The mi
nority repoit claims a majotlty of votes for
liutlerto the number or sixty-seven. Mr.
Schmlnko moved the suspension ol the rules
nnd action upon the report , which
was lost by an ajo and nay \oto of 19 to lii.
Ho then moved that tlio contest matter bo
inndu n special older lor to-monovv at 10
o'clock , which waseairiod. In the itlseiisslon
as to \\lio should bo pcimittcd to ropiescnt
tlie contestants on the lloorof the senate , .Mi.
Holmes , the incumbent , said that ho was not
piep.uod to leiirosent his case , as the allowed
tioublos took place in Pawnee county , whllo
ho lived in .lohnsou. Ho knew noth
ing about tlio charces except as
ho had read the repoits in
the nowspapois and heard the remarks of
Individuals. Ho had taken vciy llttio inter
est in tlio contest and did not know the nici-
lls of his own case. Ho was anxious that
justlcobo done , and thought his altoinoy ,
who was lepoiled sick , should bo allowed to
deiend bis ease. Theieforo ho did not desire
to take imit In Iho discussion. The debate
on this matter to-moiiovv will bo qulto
Senate filer 117 , 22 , r 9 , 20 , r > l , and 11. weio re
ported by the committees with lecommonda-
tlon that tliey pass.
A message fioni the house aunouncinir the
itassairo ot House Itoll No. 1 , was received.
This bill provides toi an additional judge
in the Kouith Judicial ilistilct and for mi ai- |
pouionmeiit to till the created vacancy. A
number ol bills weio Intiodticed unit a few
read the second time. Itocess till 'J o'clock.
In the afternoon the senate resolved Itself
Into committee ot the whole toi consideration
ol bills in gcneial Ido.
Senate lilo No. 1 , which provides that no
non-ic.sldont alien shall licic.it ter hold real
estate by purchase , was taken up , nnd It was
moved that when the committeerlso It ropott
the bill back wltli recommendations that It
Senate lilo No. 2 , making ebht hours a
leniil ( lit'A labor , was recommended to pass.
Senate lilo No. ! ! , to ifgulato charges ot toll
by public water mills , was discussed , and u
motion to loooinmoiid its passage was lost.
Senator Colby , the author of tlio bill , who oc
cupied the chair , asked that the motion bo ro-
fousldeicd , and that the bill ho put back In
geneial lilo , that ho might have a , chance to
advocate It. 1'ho bill was then recommitted.
Senate lilo No. 0 was then discussed. It
provides to aid mechanics In satisfaction of
Ileus , or to emiblosub-contiactors to recover
of tlio original coutiactor for mechanics' ser
vices. It Is tor the puiposo ot protecting the
laboier , who Is now without ledress , and
whoso lions are usually small and under ex
isting law aio piactlcally worthless. The bill
Is not deal on the polntof making the owner
n pally ton Milt lor judgment In a sub-con
tractor's lieu , and the discussion was chlelly
upon the question of necessity for an amend
ment to this bill making the owner of the
piopoity n party to such suit. Mr. Steillng
of Fillmoie oliorcd an amendment to that
ctfect , which was adopted.
Senate lilo No. 11" " , Intioduoed by Mr. ' 'olby ,
protecting the property rights of divorced
wives and piovldlni ; alimony , was recom
mended to pass.
Senate lilo No. W. by Mr. Moore , en titled ,
"Notaries public , " providing ceitaln restilc-
lions upon seals and commissions. An
nmendment was carried providing that the
name ot each notary bo engraved In his seal ,
nnd the passage of tlio bill lecommunded.
The committee then rose and received n
scaled mossagotiom tbo governor , aiinounc-
elng that his excellency hud appointed Hen-
ben \V. 11 vein , ot Cass county , to bo warden
of thu penitentiary. Your icportor. In an In-
ti'i view with Senator I llgglns ot Cass , Jeai ned
tlmt Mr. lljets was olio of the stalwarts
of Cass county and has served ns sheriff for
twoteims. llu was a member of the state
honatoot issft , where his course met Iho ap-
pioval of his constituency. Ho Is about
' forty years olil , and solved throughout the
'warot the rebellion. Ho Is not n wealthy
man , and stands high ainoni : people ) ot both
p.utfes In hlsconnt ) . The Cass county dele
gation In this legislating went betoru the
governor and oiuloised him for Iho warden-
( < hlp. U Is the goneial opinion that thu bon-
nto will conliim his appointment.
The nttendancn In the sonalo galleries
wasl.iriiei than on any previous day of this
Fesslon , This Is piobably duo to the discus-
bion which may bo expected dally from this
Last Tuesday night the citizens of ( Jrcon-
wKid , Cass county , ptesontcd Senator Hlg-
gins of that county with a gold headed cane
lisa um.ird lor his steadfastness 1 ° Senator
Van Wjek In the recent contest. Thogath-
ciing where the piesentatlon was made also
passed lo.soiutlonsof Indignation upon those
who brought about the dete.it of Van Wjt'
nii.i.s iNinoii'r.i ) ) .
The judicial y committee toportcd S. V. 1W !
nsa substitute for K. V , 25 , which nmends
Ecoliou SOI. code civ 11 piocoedlngs.
Hy Sprlck To amend section II , chapter
73 , comp'tcd statutes , piov tiling coitllicalu of
proof ol acknowledgment of deeds.
Hy Colby To pievunt ti.uid In obtaining
divorce : ) .
Hy Colby-r-To provide tor the planting of
tiees along boclloii lines.
Hy Holmes Klxtii. ; maximum of school
tax.Hy Conger To dedlcato certain property
In Lincoln to the Cerman Catholic church.
Hv Wright To punish the person giving
] iio\ocatlon lor assault.
.By Wilght To compel real estate ouncis
to movvgias.s contiguous to their premises.
Hy Kent To amend section 40-l > , chapter
' . ' , statutes of Nebraska.
Hy Vandoiuark Authorizing justices of
thu JKMOO to Issue executions within any
county of the state.
Hy lluiiihain To relmburso owners of llvo
ftook when such slock Is killed Dy order ol
livestock commission to prevent spread of
AjHy Calkins To nmriid sections Wl-S , en
titled lustlccs ot the pence.
By oterllug To provide that county nuil
* , J fr.-JL A
? lty ofllrers may collect not oxcccdlnt ; 20 per
lier cent of any bonds to paj Interest.
Doings In ttin Iliutsc.
LiNcoi.xNeb. Jan. S * . ( Special Telegram
: otho HFK. I In the house this inornlni : Mr.
Cole Introduced a Joint memorial to congress ,
urging the passage of the bill granting a
pension to Mis. , lohn A. l.ocan. A petition
was lecelved from John F'ltwrald andothers
lirnylng for the passage of a bill authorizing
the sale of state lands nlicady under lease to
The following reports from committees
were made :
Mlvielaneous ! subjects Koeommt'ndlng
that the bill regulating the sale of drugs and
practice ot phaimacy do pass.
Acrlcu.tuie Kecommendlni the finssngo
of bdls cliangini ; weights of bushels nnd
\arlous aitlcies : amending section a , chapter
51 , compiled statutes
j'rlntlng Hecommciidlni : the pi ago of n
bill nuthot I/.his ; Ihupubheatlon o rf.O'X ' ) roi > ies
of the fish commission report ; recommending
lefcrenceof the bill mnklni ; appro ) r atlons
to pay for publication of the constitutional
nmendment submitted to the people In IbbO ,
to committee on claims.
Counties Recommending the passage of
the hill creating theolliro ot leglMer of deeds ;
iccommemllug leteieiico ot the hill chang
ing dispo'ltloii of road tax , to committee on
roads and bridrcs.
Cities Hint towns Ileportlng a substitute
foi the bill to repeal the law re ardliu leg-
islration ototeis in cities.
The committee on agriculture submitted n
fiirthei repoit recommendlni : indelinlto post-
iioucmcnt ol Kenney's bill tranting a Hen to
Mi. A coo moved thai It he placed on the gen-
cial tile lordisriisslon in committee ol the
whole. The motion pievallcil , I'd to : ; : i by
a standing vote. This Is the bill the KnlL'hts
ot Labor ask the legislntuio to defeat. The
committee on ralhoads reported iccommend-
Ini ; the bill to ropeil the i.nllway commission
aw bo passed , Mr. Agee stated ho was prepar
ing n mlnoiity repoit and requested that ac
tion on the majoiity repoit he defeired until
to-morrow morning. The request was
Mr. Cole , fiom the special committee , ic-
imitud lavorably the bill piovidlng lor pub
lication of the names ot ox-soldtcrs. sailors
The usual abundant supply of new bills
wns promptly on hand when that order of
business was reached. .Mr. I'eiuherton occu
pied Iho chair a poi lion ot the inoininir ses
sion. Mr. Smyth Intioduced n bill tendini : to
supply n loin : lelt want In the criminal code ,
nppllngto homicide. A person kills niiothrr
without niunlerous Intent shall bo sentenced
to not mote than ten years and not less than
The committee on Judiciary rcpoitcd passage -
sago of three hllls.one ot whieiiautlioii/cstlio
supieme judges to employ assistants. All bills
weie amended somewhat.
Upon motion ot Mr. Miller , in order that
committees mavhavenn opportunity to direct
attention to bills , the house adjoinnud until
to-morrow moining nt 10 o'clock.
MI Aror MW MiAsuur.a. :
Mr. Ageo's hill to ostabllsh and maintain
the Nebraska Soldiers' anil Sailors'Home ,
which was introduced to-day , provides that
there shall bo elected not le.ss than three
miles nor moic than six miles liom some In-
coipoiatcd city n building onpiblu ol contain
ing llttvt'eisons besides ollicers and attend
ants ; that the city or town near which this
budding is roust ! ucted shall donntu 010 acres
of land , and upon this land shall be con-
btinitcd colleges for further accommodation
of the beueliciauesof the act who shall ho
able to In pai t support themselves bv acn-
cultural work. Tim beneliciaiics ol the act
shall be honorably discharged ex-soldiers , sail
ors , mariners and muses , their wives and
children under lilteen years ot age , nnd the
widow ami Infant children of deceased
soldiers. Ballots and marines , who shall ho
uunblo to summit tlieiusels'es without p iblic
assistance. Two years' bona-lido residence in
the state is loqulred. The alTahs of the homo
shall be under supervision of llvo commis
sioners , of whom thieo shall be ex-soldiers.
There shall bo ono commandant , also nn ox-
soldier , with a salary of Slf > 00 per annum ,
A bill Introduced by .Mr. Sliamp , provides
for payment of two-thirds the value"of stock
killed bv order ot the state vcteilnarlan.
A bill by Mr. Italian ! with the tlllo "To In-
cieaso the poweis of the lallroad commis
sioners , and also to iiv a maximum rate of
freights , " provides that no railroad company
may change a greater amount than M ) i > i > r
contof the rate on January 1 , 1SS7 , no charge
lor any specific distance n eieator sum than
lor any distance : provided that the lattei 10-
quheinent shall not apply to lates between
competing points. The rallioads shall cairy
the commlssloneis nnd clerks ot thu commis
sion fieoof rlmrcc.
Mr. Slater wants a normal school , accord-
Inn to his bill , at Wane. . Wnyno county , lor
whicli that town shall donate ten ncies ot
hum and § 15,001) ) , and the state nppropihito
Mr. Welhorald also wants a normal school
at Hebion , 'I hayer county , for which the
town will l\o forty acies ol land and &r > ,000 ,
and to which the state Is asked to contilbuto
between S10.000 and 515,000.
Mr. Ulef , In a bill , contemplates reimburs
ing ( irand Island for SIM pahl to the auditor
toi regi'steilng the city's water bonds.
Mr. Wilson intiodiiced a bill to prohibit
grain dcaleis , partnoi''lilpi5 , companies , coi-
po itlons , or associations from combining or
entering into any agreement or contiact to
noel or lix thu price to bu paid for main , ho s ,
cattle , or .stock of any kind w liatover , and to
movldo punishments lor violation ol the
same. The punishment may bo $1OJO line
and six months' Imprisonment.
CAICUINH roiir.uiN iioisiiowr.n CAPITAI. .
The pioblein ot how to calch lor taxation
foielgn capital which has been borrowed on
leal estate here , has biought lorth the follow
ing bill by ItepiencntatUu Smjth , which ho
Introduced to-day :
Wheio there is n mort-iaKo lion on je.il
Iiropeily.it shall bo the duty ot the tax as
sessor to nppialso se | > arately the mortgagoi'.i
and the nuntgigee's Interest in said juop-
eity. JCach interest shall bo appralsi-d at Its
actual value , which shall bo dcteimined as by
law piovlded ; but the value of each Inteiest
tor the purpose of taxation shall bo one-third
Its actual value.
All amounts so assessed against the mort
gagor's and iiioitc.igeo's Interest shall con
stitute n tax Hen against the icnl estate.
The mortgagor shall have the right to piy
the amount of tax nsse.ed nualnst the mort
gagee It It is not paid by the moitga ee , and
to nave the amount so paid eiedlteil iinon It
In limit bottloment , deducting tiom his nioit-
gatro the debt , with Intcicat.
Any piomlssoiy note or notes secured by
mortgage , legally reglsteied , on ie.il estate In
this state shall not be included in thu
schedule of i > ci.sonal propeity iequii"d by law
to bo listed lor taxation.
oriinn nii.i.s nv TITI.I : .
In addition to the above measures , the fol
lowing nro the titles ot bills also intiodiRTd
Hy Cole Memorial nnd Joint resolution
relating to thu urging iiuon coiigicsi the
passagoof theact placing Mrs. John A. Logan
upon the pension list ot the United States
Hy Wolenweber To compel liwn owners
to mow Iho glass and weds In thu public
hluhwavscoiitiguous to their inomlses.
Hy Wllsoy Joint resolution proposing
amendment to section 1 of uitlcle 5 of tlio
Hy WiNey To provide for the selling of
nil unsold lots , anil lands belonging to the
stitu of Ncbiahka lyinu' nnd belm ; in thu city
ot Lincoln nnd to provide lor the appropria
tion ot the funds arising from said sale.
[ This bill will require ventilation ]
Hy Itiibsoll To confirm anil tender valid
the record of deeds nnd conveyance of real
estate heretofore recorded which may bo de
tective by reason of omlsblon of an authen
tication or the oml ion of the ollicial seal
of the ollicer takliu the acknowledgment
theieot , or the omission or impiopur authen
tication of such acknowledgment.
Hy Lulsveld To niovidu tor the employ'
inent of a county piosccutor and thu payment
theieof in eases wlieio change of venue lias
been taken In cilmlnal cases trom one county
to another ,
Hy lUtiittll Joint resolution nuthorl/lng
the electors to vote for or against a constitu
tional convention at the nest general elec
tion for mciuK-ra of tlio legislature.
Hv Crane To amend section two ( .chap
ter twenty i20 > , itnUed statute.- .Neura l a ,
onlitled "Couits 1'robaw Count ) . "
H > Fuller To provide a uniform system of
school books to bo eatahlMicd by authority
ot the state for the use ot common .schools.
H ) Halle ) To repeal sections 1- unit 1 ! ) .
chapter A ! of nn act entitled J'.lections" of
the compiled statutes of ! Sa5.
Hy Truesdell To provide for the destruc
tion ot sun-tlowers and foul weeds.
By Heutloy To euixct by the let'tslaturo of
the state of Nebraska That It shall bo tin-
lawtul to plant a line fence over the height
of ten feet nor shall one he maintained
longer than tluec months after the pass.ijco
of this act.
Hy Slmms To establish a maximum rate
of frelchtun all railroads In Nebraska nnd
to provide n penalty for the Uolatlon
Hy lilllmorc To provide for the commence-
monl nnd prosecution of actions bcfoie jus
tice of the peace.
Hv Sweet To amend section S of chapter
11 of the complied statutes of 1SX5.
By Heimiod To amend section \Q \ > of
chapter 14 of tl a compiled statutes of Ne
braska , entitled "Cities of the secoi'd class
and villages. "
Hy Cass To amend section 1 sub-division
' 2 , chapter 70 of the compiled statutes ot Ne
Hy King To provide for the rc-collectlon ,
custody ami safe kecplnsr of the stirvevs ,
field notes , inatis. records nnd papois of tno
surveyor seneral's ollice.
Hyllayden Vor the relief for the con
tractor for the erection of the labtatory build-
in. of the University ot Nebi.iskn.
Hy Kciper To empower the commission
ers of 1'lcico county. Nebraska , to locate and
ost.iblisli n public hlchway innnlng north
nnd south across thu east pait ot the north
west quarter of section twenty-seven ( J7 ( in
tow nvhip ( 'i'o north of range ono (1) ( ) next
sild tract ot land beloiuln ; : to the state of
Work of HoiiHO Coniniltoc' ) .
LINTOI.NNeb. . , Jan. 27. [ Special to
the Hii.j : : The committees of the house
have been busy this afternoon and some will
meet this evening. The judiciary committee
will report to-mouow moinlng lavorably
upon the bill legirdlng school bonds. The
committee will recommend that the bill pro
hibiting aliens from owning or acquiring
real estate In Nebraska bo referred to a spe
cial committee , mid that the same disposition
slnl ! bo made of the bill providing assistants
for county judges. The committee onagri-
cullinc will recommend for passage the bill
obliging owners ot hedges along highways to
cultivate and trim them ; also , the resolution
recommending the construction of a veter
inary school building ns au adjunct to the
The committee on labor will report the bll
prohibiting employment of children In an
amended form. It will then nrohlblt cm-
nloyment ot chlldion under twelve years of
ago In factories , workshops and mlnos moio
than four mouths In each year. The commit
tee will also report tavoiabl ) the bill creating
n bureau of labor wit linn amendment creating
the sccietary of state ex-olllclo commissionei.
The committee on accounts and expendi
tures will favoiably icport the bill aiithoil/-
lugan npuropilttloii to my additional clciKs
employed In taking the last census.
1111 : it.ui.uoAi > COMMISSION HIM. .
Mr. Ageo's minority ropoit on the railroad
commission repeal hill will bo In substance
thai anv kind of n commission has been better
than none at all ; and that Instoadof lepeallug
Hie law dealing Hie commission it ousjht to
be strengthened so that the commission will
ha\o Incieased powers nnd autlioilty. It is
understood that the committee on railroads
stood six to lour In fnvoi ot recommending
that thu icpo.il bill pass. It Is believed it will
pass the house , at least.
MW : PLAN or Assu'ssMnyr.
Mr. Sm > th will intioduco a bill to-monow
in the house to amend sections I and 5 of
chapter 77 , statutes of ISM , entitled "Hove-
niic. " Section 4 Is re-enacted as follows :
Personal uiopeity shall bo valued as follows :
1. All personal property , except as herein
othoiwiso dliocted , shall bo valued at its
fair cash value. " . Kveiy ciedlt lor
a ceitnin sum payable either in money
or labor shall bo valued at a lair cash value
tor the sum so payable ; if for any article of
inopoity or lor labor or sei vlco of any kind ,
it shall be valued at the cuirent price "ol such
pronertv , laboi or service. : t. Annuities and
royalties shall he valued at their total pies-
outvalue. 1'iovlded , however , that the value
of all personal i > ror > oitv tor the purpose of
taxation shall bo onc-thhd Its actual value ,
ns detei mined by the loiogolng provisions ot
Section 5 is ro-eiiactcd as follows : Heal
propeity shall bo valued as follows : 1. Kich
tract or lot of teal piopoity shall be valued at
Its actual value , and In determining such
value the assessor shall bo guided , wheiover
ho may be , by thu pileo obtained at anv time
witlilnthosixiuouth'Uie.xt pi lor to the 1st day
of April in tlio year In which the assessment
Is to ho made for a like tract or lot in the vi
cinity ot the tiac"t or lot to be assessed. Pro
vided that any real pioporlv within the cor-
poiate limits of any city which has not been
.subdivided Into what is generally known as
city lots shall ho valued in tlie same ratio as
it so subdivided. * * * * Piovlded
that the value ot all Dioperty contemplated
by this section shall be lor the pmposo of
taxation , one-thliil Us actml value , as deter
mined by thu loicgolng ptovislons.
WAS IT AN HAKTIH.JUAICI3 ?
Fremont nnd North Head Shaken Up
I lRt IjVOIlilll * .
! ' i u : MO NT , Neb. , Jan. i:7. : [ Special Telc-
giam to the linn. | The citizens of Kiemont
weio staitlcd this evening by a distill banco
of some kind which shook the buildings , ral
lied windows and was otherwise peieeptlbly
lelt. The shock occuricd shortly after 8
o'clock , Iteports from various parts of the
nelghboibood and from North Hend , sixteen
miles distant , Indicates that the disturbance
was of some violence. Whether It was an
earthquake or explosion Is not definitely
known at this hour. The general opinion ,
however , Is that It was an eaithqiiako , ns Iho
rumbling of the earth was prolonged too
much toi an explosion.
rm.T AT XUIITII nr.Nn.
NOIITH Hivi : > , Neb , , Jan. ! -Special Tele-
giam to thoHiil : : I'eoplo In this vicinity
were staUlod about S o'clock this evening by
experiencing a slight though veiy distinct
earthquake. It is learned by telegraph that
the shock was felt several miles east and also
west of this place.
Arrested Kor Htonlinjr Gallic.
Hi.oojiiNoro.v , Neb , , Jan. 27. I Special
Telegram to the Hnn.J Mtrtln Landicth
was to-day an csled charged wllh complicity
In cattle stealing. This Is the second time
ho has been ariestcd It Is iiimoted that
Abu and James Landrcth have been attested
at Ashland on the same dunce.
Tlio Herd Law
Hown.v , Neb. , Jan. ! i7.-f. Special Tele
gram to the HII : . | The election In Sioux
county on Ihu'J.'ith lust , nn the question of
the suspension ol the herd law cairled , The
majoiily for the tenco law
Wnui'ixo WAI nit , Neb. , Jan. 27.--A. J.
Dauchoy , contractor of the Nebraska City
branch of tlio Missouri I'acllic , whllo thawing
out d.vnamito caitrldues , lost his haint nnd
right eye by an explosion , The concussion ,
It is believed , has entirely dcstioyed hlb sight.
Ho has n wife and child ,
Fatal K mi a way ,
McCooic.Neb. , Jan.'JT. Klla Buck , daugh
ter of Ito > al Huck , was killed by a ninaway
horse , yesterday , six miles from Indlanoln.
She was thrown from the horse with siiiliclent
ioico to break her neck , causing Instant
INDIANA 1-oi.is , Jan. 'J7. There was no
change in the senatorial light to-day.
CiiAiu.nsTON , W. Vn. , Jan , 27 , Another
ballot was taken to-day for United States
senator , but with no change In the icsult.
Wllley lost bcven votes and Camden one.
THIINTO.V , N. J. , Jan. 'J7. At noon to-day
the bcss'iou of legislative adherents of ox-
Governor Abbot tor United States senator
met , organised ns a joint meeting of the two
house * , cast their seven ballots lor Abbet
Ai'biix , Tex. , Jan. 27. The legislating nt
noon to-day resumed balloting for United
States senator , Two ballot * were
taken. The seventh ballot , or the
second taken today , resulted as follow :
Jteagan , 6i ; Maxoy , M ) ; Ireland , 84.
The eleventh ballot was taken , which stood :
Iteagau , 50 ; Maxey , 40 ; Irelanq , 34.
AWAITS THE PRESIDENTS PEN
Passage of the Bill For Pensioning Soldiers
and Their Dependent Parents.
SENATOR VAN WYCK'S SPEECH.
Lincoln Citizens .Mciuorl.nllz.o Con
gress on the Kxcesslvc Oleomarga
rine Xnxos Ncbrnsltans ami
low mis I'cnsloned.
A Chnract eristic Speech Ily VnnVyok
WA-itixciTOX , Jan. 27. fSpecIal Tele
gram to the Hn : . ' ! In the senate this after
noon , during the consolidation of the bill
amended by the hotiso pensioning at the tate
of S13 a month soldlms and dependent
uaicntsot soldiers who aio now disabled
fiom anycauso Senator Van Wyck made
some remaiks In suppoit of the mca uio
which Is characteristic ol him. The bill , as
It came to the senate fiom thn house , was In
exact form as Ihat proposed by Senator Van
Wjck some time ago. The bill under consid
eration , ns passed by the senate , graded the
pensions from SI to 824 n month , according
to disability. Senator Van Wyck held at
that time , ns ho did to-day , Hut It would be
bettci to place all on the same basis so as to
avoid complication and Injustice In classlll-
cation. He thought It .should bo unitorm ;
that If a man who faithfully served the union
In the late war was now disabled from any
cause so that he cannot earn a complete live
lihood ho otnrlit to bo provided for by the
government and should not bo subjected to
running the gauntlet ot classification. Sen
ator I3air ! , author ot the amended bill under
dissetisstou , maintained for the original foim
ot the bill , providing for classification , ns did
nlso Senator 1'latt nnd others. This
bill , Senator Vnn Wvck argued , was designed
for nn entirely dllTerent purpose than the
laws In force. The present laws seek to pay
for damages done In their propoitlon , as
more is given for the loss ol two legs or arms
than the loss ot ono leg or ai in , etc. The hill
under consideration , ho said , was designed
as > a charity , a gift to those who are disabled
now and who cannot earn a livelihood , but
who were not Injured or disabled in service
and he did not think the line distinctions and
disci ( initiations on account of the character
of the dls.ibililv should bo observed as Iho
one observed In the existing law. Ho ob
jected specially to the delays and emhariass-
mentswhlch this clnslluVntlon necessitates
and the Injustices It vvoiks unavoidably. Ho
spoke ot the inclination of the pension de-
pal tmcnt to keep within as n at row limits ns
possible the intentions of a liberU pension
law. He dcpiccatcd the fact that theio aio
JW.OOOsoldieis In the poor and alms houses of
the country unable to earn a suppoit and yet
tin able to get a pension. Ilonlso mentioned the
poor men who served their countiy faithfully
and well who aio inlndlni : organs and other
wise begglnir n llvln ? . It was n shame to
Irarglc at this subject. Let the government
come to thesunpoit of these poor men and
come without tliuso line distinctions and ccn-
suies. This bill would also give justice to
an army of poor people who aio unable tenet
net it at the pension oflico ovvlns to these
rules and limitations moposed by the sena
tor from New Hampshire ( Hlaii ) . "There
aie , " said Senator Van Wyck , "a lot of men
In the house at this very moment hoping the
senate will amend this bill In some way so
It will have to go back there and its final
passage bo defeated , t sincerely hope the
hill will pass just as It now is. " Senator
Van Wyck won , the bill massed ns amended
by the house , and now only requiios the
piesideiit'h signature t& irlnko it n law. It
also pensions the survlVois of the Mexican
This evening's Star sajs : "An amusing
Incident occuired In the olllco of the commis
sioner of thego-nciallandolrlco. Kepiesonta-
live Koiaii , ot Ohio , who was not ic-clectod
to the next congress , called on Commissioner
Spaikslo-day In regaidtolho removal ot a
special agent ot tlio J uid ollieo who was a re
publican , ( ienor.d Snarks told him that the
liispoctoi was a good ollicer and ho pioposod
to retain him. Mr. Koian lespomled with
some warmth that ho did not con s der that a
proper policy to puisne and added that hu
did not consider that tiie commissioner was
a pioper man lor the place and the demo-
cialic party did not so consider either. 'Well ,
sir , ' icplled ( ioueial Spaiks , 'vour constitu
ents have deteimliied very wisely that you
weio not the man to repiesent them. IMII-
tlu'r , this Is not the place lor such lemarks ,
and it you don't leave this ollieo 1 shall put
you out. ' ( Soiicinl Sparks arose fiom hisso.it
nt this juncture and the intei view came to an
end by Mr. Koran leaving the room. " Late
to-night a Hni : correspondent called upon
liopresontatlvo Foian , who said theio was
just a grain of tiuth In the above. Ho had
some words witli Sparks , hut was neither
thicatoiicd nor ordered out of the laud olllco.
Koran was ro-elected to congiess and will
light Sparks in the next house.
not.rs urn Kit pcnnoNf.
Senator Mandcison to-dav piesented in
the senate the memoilal ot ( iooigo
Schcrer and M.xty-el ht oilier citl/ens
of Lincoln , dcclailng that the special
taxes on olcmargarlno aio exhoibltant ,
and that the largo maniifactnieis advance
tlie licenses and conliuo the trade In their
own hands , thus creating n monopoly , and
they ask thercfoio foi a icpcal ot said special
NMlllASKA AND IOWA I'KXSIO.NKUS.
The follow in : : Nebraskans weio granted
pensions to-dav : Jane , widow of Kdvvard
Lowls. Carisbiook ; Daniel Carrie , llobion ;
He/ekiah Calvert , Ashhuul ; AndiewB. Hill ,
Diiveupoit ; Homer .M. Hovrell , Mason City.
The following pensions were granted
to lowans : Maitln Kiilman. Kiedeilcs :
Thomas Hiicknor , Council Hlutls : Archibald
1' . Culbuilson , 1'romlso Citv ; Mercelon H.
Derby , Dakota City ; Alvan H. Carter ,
1'iliiceton ; James Smith , Dallas ; Lewis
Stolto. New ton ; Thomas J. Mai tin. Ciaw-
fordvllle ; I'hillii ) Latter , Sigotirnov ; Tiiah
Johnson , Dos Moines ; Hiuh L. McCain. Ot-
tuiuwa ; James M. Spe.ir , Karnamvllle : Kll/.n
Ann , mother ot CyiusM. ( Mnoy. lolajisiisan ,
widow ( d Sylvester K Mooio , Cresco ; Olson
M. Durlov , Hedriclv ; Willis A. Chipman ,
Algoua ; John Lynch , lYemont ; Johi > D.
Miller , Vniiuoulh ; Charles 1. Notion , Lopci-
Hospital Steward John S. hwennoy , US. .
A. , who was formerly stationed at Kort
Itohlnson , Nob. , relumed lioiu a tiiilough
last week and has been asslirned to duty nt
Koit Duchesno , t'tah.
Captain Albert L. Myer , Ule-venth Infantry ,
who was lecenlly promoted tiom hr.st lieu
tenant , Is n In other of thu late ( ieneial Myer ,
who was the lirst chief signal ollicer of the
army. Ho isordeied to Toil Sully , Dakota.
Army leaves gianlod : KIisl Lieutenant
Charles 11. Watts , Plfth cavalry , Foit Li-aven-
worth , fifteen days ; First Lieutenant .Stephen
( J. Mills. Twelfth Infantry , Fott Million ,
Floilda ( San AiiL'iibtlue ) , ono month , with
permission to applv for Iwo months1 exten
sion ; Lieutenant 1'tilllin A. Hellers , Ninth
cavalry , KortHoblnsonNebraska , ono month
liom February 8 , with permission to apply
for one month's extension.
OAI'II-Al. NOTr. ,
Secretary Manning to-dnv sent to the sen-
ntoa copy of a letterlromiheactlngsecrelary
of warot tlio th lust. , submitting an esti
mate ot nn appiopriation In the sum ot 55,000
tor the piiichaso of land near Kort Mead ,
Dakota , lor the purpose of obtaining a supply
of peed water for that post.
Citi/.ens ot ( hand Korks , Dak. , have peti
tioned congress lor a speedy latihcatlon of
the Indian commission with tlio Hed Luke
The Ycllovvtitoiio I'urk l'\poiHtlon.
LiviNf.broN , Mont. , Jan.7 , ( Special
Telegram to the HKI : . ] Lieutenant
Schwatka , who has charge of the expedition
sent out by the Northern I'aelhc road to e.x
tiloro Vellowstona park In winter , says : "A
Northern I'.ielhe special , with thtco enslnes
and OIIB snow-plow , buoKod snovvforsix days
to gel lo Cinnabar to relieve the expedition ,
which got Into Livingston yesterday. 'Iho
enow la about six to eight leet deep in el-
loustono puk. The winter elfects me splen
did , but the load bad to bo abandoned in
many places , thu party doing idtdno climbing
on snow shoes on the mountainside , this
winter has not burn picceUeutcd for eight
years in the park.
How They Were Peddled Around to
the Itlcheot Ittdder.
Niw : VOIIK , Jan. 27. ( Bpcclal Telegram
to the Urn J Kx-Hallroad Commissioner
French said to the Wa-dilncton concspond-
cut of the World ysteiday : "When Chatles
I'rancls Adams states that I obtained my In-
foimatlon concerning the I'acllic railroads ,
published In the Woild , rattly fiom my con
nection with the ralltoad manacement , ho
tells n barefaced and unmitigated He. His
allegation that I tiled to get him to ptuchnse
my Information , making threats If ho did
not , Is on a par with his previous statement
and with other things which 1 nmloistand
him to have said In that Interview. " I'tcnch
also said that when ho went to Wash
ington about December 10 ho toitud
a note fiom M. Storey , In which
ho asked tor a mooting to talk over
Kionch's letter of Decomboi U to Vice 1'icsl-
dent ( fates , of the Ceutiid Pacitlo , about the
possibility of his helping the iniliuad compa
nies this winter. Pi ouch replied , saying
where ho could be found , but docs not make
clear whether ho saw Stoioy , though ho does
"tale that he was in the employ of the Union
I'acllic. December li'J French saw the editor
of the World in this city , but did not ( lion
make final arrangements for the publication
of hlsohaigos , as lie had that morning been
paid S.100 by the Union 1'acilio tioople to
w ilhhoht his signatmo to the agreement with ,
thoWoildn tew days. The correspondent
sajs I'resident Adams tried very haul In De
cember to head oil I'leiich'soxfiosuios , as
will bo shown by the following dispatch tent
by Adams to Dillon :
HOST ox , Dee. IK. l -Sidney Dillon , 10
Wall sticet : Thcophlliis Kiench Is at the
St. Denis hotel and Is contemplating mis
chief , lie wants a sop. Could joti contrive
to got hold of him anil Hud out what he Is
nttor' . ' Cn uti.rs V. An VMS.
The funding bill was pending in
the house find the lohhv was confident It
could be passul bolore the holiday adjourn
ment. Upon lecelpt of tills telegiam Dillon
addiossed a letter to Fionch , who saw Dillon
In accordance with the leanest expio'scd
by the lattei In the latter. Dillon did not suc
ceed In peisuaditig Fionch to withhold his
disclosures , but concession was obtained
that Fiench would do nothluc for llvo days.
Tlio o.x-1'acitic lailioad commissioner did not
know that in tills live dajs it was expected to
pass Iho tundlng bill In the house and wllh
the cornoiatldn sonalo lo deal with the mll-
road people lelt that they could dety any ex
Til 13 TlJIjKlMIONU CASKS.
Assertions of Fraud hy flcll Denied l > y
\\A5iiiNOToN , Jan.7. . The heailng
ot arguments In the telephone cases
was continued In the supreme court
to-day. Hill , lor the Overland A :
1'eoplo's company , continued his argument
which began yesteiday. Ho asserted that
1'rof. Hell had chanced the specifications ot
his patent while his application was pending.
He pioceeded to aiguo Ihat the changes nl-
leged in this case had been made alter 1'iof.
Hell had surreptitiously obtained knowledge
of the contents of the caveat tiled by I'rof.
Kllsha ( iiay , and that the chances weio In
tended to Include In his ( Prof. Dell's ) patent
the Inventions which ho himself had not
made but'which ho hail wrongfully nppio-
prlatcd fiom Iho caveat of 1'iof. ( ' .ray. Hill
said that between Febinary 14 and 10 , 1S70 ,
Pollolc and Hallcy , Hull's patent attorneys ,
in consequence of the guilty knowledge
which they hud ot ( Stay's caveat , bodily in
terpolated an Impoitant invention and claim
theiofor into Hell'fi speclhcallou . As proof
ol such fraudulent Intelpolallon Hill rcloned
lo two documents , ono n. copy ot I'rof.
Hell's hpeciticntions which was given in Jan-
nary , 1870 , to ( leoi'go Hrown to bo taken to
England for the puiposo of obtaining n
patent there , nnd the othei n certified copy of
the Interlined nnd Interpolated specifications
which had at one time been on tile In the
patent ollice , but which , ho said , Prof. Hell
or his attoineys , by collusion with employes
ot the patent ollice , had subsequently re
moved and destioyed to conceal the Irand it-
lent inteipolatlons , substituting therefor a
clean copy In which the luteipolalloiib had
Mr. Stanow icpliod for tlio Ameilean Hell
Telephone company , and in defense ot Piol.
Hell he devoted himsolt to attempt to show
that such changes as had been made in Piof.
Hell's specifications after thu ( ioorgo Hiown
copy had been sent to Kimlaitd , vvoio changes
which ho had a perfect lesal right to
make ; that thcvwcio made in duo time and
that they had no relation whatever to the
( ! r.iv caveat , but were icstilts of Professor
Hell's Independent thinking. Ho dechucd
that thooiiglii.il specifications now on lilo in
the patent ollieo are the same which have al
ways been theio. Starrow then said that the
clcik ol the United States chcuil couil for
the dlstiict of Massachusetts was piosent
with thooiidnal document in question and
that ho should ask that ollicer to piosont It
to this com las proof ol his statements and
to show that the iiitoilineatlons vvoie in pen
cil and In his ( Stairow's ) handvviiting. The
document was introduced and examined by
the justices , Mr. Stanovv meanwhile attempt
ing to make further explanations , which
weic not allowed.
The Sonnto'H Action On the Fisheries
Question Knlirely Overlooked ,
OITAWA , Jan. 27. [ Special Telegiam to
the Hii.j : Kverjbody Is so much taken up
discussing election matteis that the icccnt
action of the United States sonalo In passim :
lutallatory legislation on thu lisheiies Is al
most ovoilooUed. Mr. MeLellan , late min
ister of fisheries , says respecting tlio Kd-
mundsblil : "Canada In uvuiy Inslanco has
shown Iho greatest couitesy to the fishermen ,
of the Uniled States when keeping them
within treaty bounds. The whole trouble In
arriving at a settlement , I behove , has aiison
from mlsiopresontalloiis on the part of cap
tains of American llshlni ; vessels of the
action ot Canadian authoilties. AH wo want
to do Is lo stand by our lights asdeiincd by
thotieaty. This let.illalory hill proposes to
piovent impoit.itlons liom Canada ot fish or
any other Canadian pioduct which may bo
so declaied against by proclamation ot the
president. It is well known that they can
not do without our hsh. AccoidniL' to their
latest census returns the vnluo of their hsli-
eiios. exclusive of ojsteis , the piodiictlon of
whicli In the United States , I admit , is very
gloat , only avoinicd n cents per head of
their population annually , ami no ono pie-
tends to My that that IB sullldent tor their
people sliico thu catch of hsh lias not been
hugely augmented. lam inclined to think
It has boon decreased , whllo at ihe same time
the population has not laigely Increased , so
that they aie dependent to a xrcat extent on
other countries tor their supply. I am In
clined to think that tills bill will cut both
vvnvsandl do not think that wo shall bo
gieatly troubled by It. What steps this gov-
einmentwill take In the matter 1 am nut
prepared to say.
Port Deposit Almost Drowned Out and
.Moris to Come.
POUT DEposir , Md. , Jan.'J7 , The Ice In
the Siisrmohanna noith of Port Deposit
began orcaking up at 20 : ! yesterday after
noon and piling up opposite this place ,
which forced the water baclc nuon the town
In a frightful manner. In thirty minutes
It attained a depth of tivo to six feet In the
main street , running with a swift current ,
carrying with It ice , fences , lumber and
debris generally. All tun residences on the
lower sldo of Main stieet witli tew excep
tions were flooded with three to four
feet of water on the hut tloors.
Not more than thieo or four families
living on that sldo remained In their
houH'3 last iiliht. No possible conception
can be formed ot the loss and destruction ot
last night's Hood. An unsuccessful attempt
was made to break the Ice gorge with dyna
mite , but after s > om hours' hard work the
scheme was abandoned , lieports from up
river are that heavy Ice is coming down in
Immense quantities. That thu worst has not
jet come is the i/eneial supposition , nnd
should the gorge opposite this ulacu continue
to rcsUt the accumulating pressure from
above Iho final result cannot ho conjectured ,
and the suspense Is fearful. Trnlns on the
Columbia V Poit Deposit road cannot ap
preach nearer than a mlle on either side of
town , as the tracks are covered with Ice and
TIM : rtsiuuTTs : O.UISTIO.V.
The House Committee ou t'orolun
AfTairi Dlscitxsos the Subject.
WASIMXOTON , Jan. 27. The full attend
ance this moinlng of the committee on for
eign aflalis Indicated the Interest taken In
the fishery question , The senate bill roforied
to the committee yestoidiW , with the usual
power to report at any time to the house , was
the subject of discussion , The discussion
showed substantlal.unanlmlty In n determin
ation to act without haste and only after ma
ture dollbcifltion. The merits of the senate
and IIOUMS hills were comp.ucd , Mr. Hoi-
niont Indicated a pretoionoe for the house
bill , but thought theio was no reason foi
haste , and that thai could bo Improved. Mr.
Itico thought the enalo bill went fuithor
than goueially supposed and might include
moio than thu senate exneeled nnd peihaps
as much ns the house bill. The senate bill
included not only Canadian "products'1 but
goods. " Would not "goods" Include anv
possessions , oven c.us and locomotives,1
Phelps saw none of the excitement which
had invent the senate. The committee ought
to take the w Isdom of tl.o senate a. seen in
Its moasine and Ihc vylsdom of Iho house as
scon In the house nioasino and got out of the
two hv ndiul.xtuio to the m.itlei if nicess.uy ,
something lo lopoit which would be leason-
able , poiceablo and olliclent. The senate
* oeui"d to want p.ntial suspension , and the
hou o. Judging by the hills , n tolal suspen
sion ofeommeieial Intmoouise. The wis
dom ol olthot course and the piactlcal details
foi onfoiclugi'lthoi plan whonadoplodneeded
caietul study. Ho moved that the matter
bn leferiod to n sub committee to report next
\\oitlilngtonsaldChlcago \ would
never go so tai as to let Canadian ems bo
stopped , though It might bo willing to stop
"products and goods" that weio Canadian.
The matter was retoied to a sub-commltteo
with iiistiiictious to lepcut not later than
A. CANADIAN OPINION.
The Imperial Aulliorltlen M\i t Solve
the Fisheries Question.
TonoXTO , Jan. 137. The Mall to-day says :
It is unfortunate tor Canadian Interests
that n general election should be In progress
nt a tlmo when 0111 Amoilcan nclghbois are
legislating against ns. It Is true the bellicose -
coso speeches deliveied In the United States
senate the other day need not be taken
seriously , nevertheless It Is abundantly evi
dent liom the bettor class of American
journals that our neighbors aio deteimlned
to adopt a spirited loiolgn policy in plain
English , to steal our lisli and lo
punish us it wo attempt to
mevent them. We siilfor from American
pioiudlco against Kimland and fiom Eng
land's unwillingness and ability to unko our
case her own , and betwixt the two it will bo
a miracle If wo are not shoiu. The loieign
ollieo will make n show of piotccling our
rights , but the capital consideration with
Loid Salisbury will bo not the justlco of our
own case so much ns the necessity lor main-
tainlnir eoidial relations witli Ihe United
Stales. The power lo suspend Intcicoiirso
which Is to be vested In I'resident Cleveland by
the Kdnuinds nnd Hclmont bills Is to prevent
our ships lioin entering Ameiiean ports and
to stop our railioad cars ami locomotives at
the International Hue , and Is merely what
Americans themselves Iciiu 'blull. ' Hy
blulllng our neighbors have. In the past , man
aged to cheat us out of whole seaboards nnd
territories. Come what may this tlmo. wo
trust the Canadian and Imperial authorities
will press for something approaching a per
manent solution of the question so that we
may know exactly where wo stand. "
Til 13 TUUNIC HIYSTI3IIY SOIA'RI ) .
Now York Detectives Arrest the Mur
derer In ItrooUlyn.
Nr.w Vonic , Jan. 27. This afternoon de
tectives In this city anestod n man who ap
pears to ho fiiillty ot the murder of Iho man
whoso mangled lemalns were shipped by ex
press to Baltimore In a trunlc and weio found
thoio yesteu'ay. ' A Hrooklyn saloon keeper
Identified Edward Younger ns the man
who had biought Iho trunk lo his
place on Saturday nnd had asked to
leave it lor a time. The detectives ancsted
Vounger , searched the promises occupied by
him , and found that a man named August
Hlatz had been living with Younger , and
that Fiiday last they quniieled. and Ihat
Hlat/ had not been .seen siuci * . The walls oi
the loom wlieio Hlat/ had slept and the
celling were bespatteiod with blood ,
and some ono had attempted to dig
the stains out of the walls. They found
a large butcher's saw marked w Ith blood and
n hammer and knife nlso blood marked. The
bedding Halt/ had slept on wns also bloody.
The police then arrested Edward Younger ,
fr. , aged seventeen , sou of the other pi isoner.
Ho said that Halt/ had been living with him
lor some tlmo and hail plenty of money.
His father wanted Haltto give him
some money to go Into business with. Halt/
lotused , and his tatliurnnd ho qtiairelcd. On
-Monday last ho saw his father washing the
floor and askc-d what was Ihu mattei , nnd his
fiithci said that ho had a serious quaticl with
Halt/ , and he would never HCO him acain.
Hu then told his son ho must say nothing
about It or he would got him into trouble.
A Northwestern Train Ditched.
LonitviM.H , In. , Jan. U7. [ Special Tclo-
gram to the Hii : : . ] An accommodation train
on the Noithvvoslein road wns thrown from
the track and ditched last night , east of this
place. Frank Shit-slei , a jevveliy man from
Dos Molncs. was the only passenger and was
slightly shaken up.
Ituii Over and Killed.
MONTICKI.I.O , la. , Jan. 47. [ Special Tele
gram to the HII : : . ] John Ciinnlnuhniu , a
brakeman on the Milwaukee road , was run
over by thocais this evening , rcrelvlng In-
imles from which ho died In n Nhoil time.
Ho was unmauied and his guaidian lives nt
Killed In n Mine.
Kr.oKn ; , In. , Jan. il. [ Special Telegram
to the Hr.i : . ] Oharlos Mallott , formeily of
Clark county , Missouri , a brother ot Mis. C.
M. Belts. < d Keokuk , was killed whllo ascend
ing the Popu load mine In Jasper county ,
.Mlssonil , by n stick of cord wood lallliiL' ,
Died In Callfornin.
MAlisitAi.iiTow.v , In. , Jan. 27. [ Special
Telegram to the Hin. : ] News was leceived
hero this morning of the doalh of Dr. Sher
wood , a piomiucnl mason nnd physician , tit
San Dlco. C.ililornia.
A Fiitnl K II.
HUIU.INOTON , la. , Jan , 27. [ Special Tele
gram to the Hir. : | John Tides , ot this city ,
nirod twenty-five , married , fell twenty loot ,
Milking on his head , whllo unloading rook
on n gravel train near Weaver , and was Ullled.
Veterinarians Appointed ,
Dr.s MOI.N'I. " , la. , Jan. 27 , [ Sntcial Tele
gram to the Hi.K.I The governor to-day ap
pointed Dr. M. K Johnson , of Itod Oak , and
Dr. Chailos H. Flynn , of Decorah , assistant
F'unernl of ( Icnoral Stone.
Niw : YOIIK , Jan. 27. The funeinl of the
late ( Jcneial Charles P. Stone took place
to-day liom St. Leo's church , and was at
tended by many military men ami friends of
thu deceased. After the services Ihu icm.dns
weioiemoved to the National CemiHciy ul
West Point foi Interment.
Approved tins Kale.
WASHINGTON , Jan. 27. Tlio pie-ldent has
approved the act amending thu net providing
tor the tale of the Sao and Fox and Iowa
Stanley on the Move * ,
CAIIIO. Jau , 27-btauky. tlio exploier , has
arrived bur ,
FIFTY THOUSAND ON A STRIK1 ?
Business in Now York , Brooklyn and Jersey
Oity Completely Paralyzjil ,
VESSELS UNABLE TO SAIL'
The Most Gigantic StrnirRl" IleHvecH
Capital mid Labor Which Has
K\OP Taken Place No Signs
The Htrlko Spreading1.
Ni.w YOUK , J. .1. y- ( Special Telegiam
to the Hii.J : : No woik tosiioak of was
done on the water fionts of Now York ,
ISrooVlyw or Jersey City to-day as the result
ot the longshoremen's strike , nnd neatly
W,0X ) ( ) men aio Involved In the tumble. The
moil Include longshoremen , gialn handlers ,
coal handlers , eialn tilmmeis , bag sewers ,
canal boatmen , tug boat men , lighter men
and every de eilptlon of worklimmcu.
Scarcelj \essol was ahlo to leave the
port. At the Cuiiaid dock thu ( iallln could
not be disc.uged , and thu vYldlo Star steamer
whlchVas to put oil' to day was obliged to
dufoi her sailing until to-moirow. U Is said
that the pilots will bo diawn Into the strug
gle also. Theli Interests aie with the woik-
men and It Is alleged that out of sympathy , 1C
for no othei loasoii , they will lefnfo to take
out ships. One of the Ideas of Ihe leaders Is
to level up and another Is , nnd It Is the prin
cipal one , to attract the attention 6f the. busi
ness community and foico It to take some
eognl/ancoof the stilko , A circular was to
be chdilated to-daj by the Ocean association ,
headed : "UnlK'd wo stand , divided wo fall , "
nnd saying "Hy the united action of the coal
monopolists a centiall/atlon of power
now exists detiliiiontnl to the best
Interests of society. Thu combined elfin la ot
capital seem to us to bo to trample labor In
the dust. The Old Dominion Steamship
company has adopted the same couiso as the
coal combination and wo pledge ourselves to
stand by each oilier until our modeiatoro-
oue.sts nroginnted. Wo ask only lor bnio
living wages , and aio determined to sccitro
them. Our otuani/atlon compiises lone
shoiomon , grain hamllois , gialn tilmmcix ,
coal handleis , coal boatmen , bag suweis , tug
boatmen , lightermen nnd otheis , and this
combination ot wngu caineis , who have tundo
possible the accumulation of the eiguntlc tor-
tunes of combinations of capitalists , aie do-
teimined to obtain living wages In return for
our labor. " The executive boatd of the
Ocean Association of Longslioiemen , Inter
national Ho.itmen's union , ( he gialn elevator
men , ha ; sovvois , the trlmmois , the calkeia
nnd beef canlers met In convention heielast
night nnd ngiced to the following :
A ceneial demand for-10 cents per hour
for day woik and (10 ( cents per hour < for all
men cmpluved at night tor all loncshoicmoit
vvoikingon tiaus-Atlantlc ships and steam
ships and -0 conls per hour for day woik and
CO cents pel bom lei nitrht work ot all coast
wise vessels. This , In the ease of coastwlso
steamships. Is conceded as a matter of pro-
lection to homo industry , and as frelirht on
all Kuiopcan sleamships Is moio laboiiousto
handle wo concede this In the case ot coast
wlso steamships. That Is to stand as final ,
and ( intheimore , wu will consider it final
until the coalmen get their demand of 1 $ $
cents per hour advance and the Old Domin
ion Steamship company agrees upon ouc
scale ahoadv proposed.
Already the steamship companies have ,
begun to teol thu ollccts of thcij
11 on bio , and now that the sfriko ISM
made peneial , the dllllculty will lo.J )
much creator. The idea of the executives
boaid ol District Assembly No.11) ) Is that only '
by geneial action can the demands of the- ) '
men ho en foi cod. The matter has been re- ; '
foiled to the general executive boaid of the
Knights of Labor and has met with thelc
sanction. H Is possible thai within u day or
two n member ot Iho goiioial board w 111 be In
Ihe city to advise with the managers of the
stiikoiiiid to give them the aid ami support
ol the entiic body ot ICnluhtsot Labor.
Said a member ot the executive hoard :
"This 1'mht must ho foimht and won. If It la
necessary no will extend It to other ports.
Wo aio confident , however , that thu present
move will convince the coal companies and
the Old Dominion people that we are ineaiu-
esl , and llns , with the pressiuo that will bo
biouiiht to boai uion ) them by other sulfereis ,
w ill loice them to giant thu demands ot their
men lor living wages. "
Heach walUeis weru sent out to
cover all the v.ulous points on the liver
liont.s whole tiouhlo was coiicentiated , and
they had particular Instructions to use every
means to pievent any dlstiiibances ,
Thustilkurs nioconsiiioi.ihly elated at Iho
favoiahlo icpoils that tim walking dele ales
weio blinking in. A delegate trom North
river front stated that not a single steamer
had been able to take In Its uvular supply of
coal , nnd consequently would not bo
able to sail on the day appointed. At
the Cunard dock , the ( ialliu could not bo dis
charged because I'm ' majoiily ol the piece
men tinned out. The next move will be to
get the oiitflnccis on Iho tug boats to nil use. to
mini coal or tow It , and other oiganl/utlouB
who am dependent on coal supply will bo
compelled to quit woik. The lony boats are
.soiiotihly Inconvenienced on account of u lack
At the Moroni company's dock , pier 85 , tlio
men went to work this morning , us the com
pany agieed not to handle any boycotted
height. Tlio dock master had to woik to keep
pace with the demand , as much Height that
had been dolajed in conseqiiunco of tlio boy
colt and stiiko is now being moved. At tint
pioduce. dock a steamer was got away at >
o'clock this moinlng. It should have Hailed'
Tuetday night. Sovcral canal boils laden
wllh coal were laid up al Iho biilMioads , but
theio was no ono to unload them. Air
Anchor line fitoamer was docked , but no nt-
tompl was made to unload tier alter UIH pas
sengers had debaiked. Holh plois UOnnil Ul
belonging to this company weio guarded by
police. At plei ! l , North ilvei. llioio weio
vessels waiting to liavo tlieli Irelght moved ,
hut no men could ho pidciiiod to do the
woik. It Is expected that the tians-Atlantlo
steamer duo out Satiuday will not bo
able to sail on account of their
having no uioaiib ot gcltimr Iho vessel's coal
Mippl ) ahojid. Tim Wh-to Star steamer
Hiittannlc was lo have lelt pint this moinlng ,
bill Him was unable lo got her complement
nl real and was detained. ThcCiallla ol tlio
Cunard line , Devoniu ol the Anchor line , La
HotiDoune lor llnvie , W. A. hchotton of
Amsteidam , and the Peiitihind ol the Ited
Star line , aio mooted for nailing on Satur
day , but will probably not be ahlo to do no
unless the fctnko is settled. Tho.Moman line
longshoremen , who had tvvico btiuck and
KOIIO back , .subsequently went out ng < tln on
thu older of a 'beach walUer. " Thu work ot
loading the Mcamor Algiers was discon
tinued. Itii : piles ot freight aio stacked upon
tlio ploi awaiting shipment. About 1 o'clock
tins alteinoon thirty Italians weio seemed
and put to woik. The strikers niado no
tumble beyond jeering at Ihe Italians ,
' 1 he sulking longshoremen and oc.al shoy-
eleis had a laryo par.idu to night and nmb.s
meeting at Cooper union. A niimbui of.
spcccho ? wore made on the situation and on
the labor subject ucneully. Resolutions
weie adopted tavoilng a HI peal of thu Iran-
elui-c hold by the "coal haioiib" and con-
deiiininir the hitlnuol men for the purpose
( dioOiieiv ; aNo denouncing thu action of :
Iho rinl.eiion men. Them was no distur
Huston liiilori lieavn thn Hnl hln.
Hos i OH. Jan. U7 , [ Special Telegram to
the Hi i.i The Knlghth of Labor In Hostou
are vviy glum , as all the operative tailors In
the c ty , Including the machine operators ,
hihtcu. prospers , and all others engaged In
the nmniifacluio ol ready-mado clothlng.havo
decided to leave the order. Of the 4,000 of.
these cialUmen In the city al least 3.OKhavo )
belonged tu the Knights of j/abor , and they
go out to.i man. They have belonired fo
four oi Jive d ( ion nl ah'Ciublies. They have
iioen d'-it ! nod vvah their ncalinent by the
1 nights tin Mime tune , and since their Jaif
btiilte , vviiitn was unuuecesisful , tUty uuv