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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE.
SIXTEENTH YEAE. OMAHA , FRIDAY MORNING , MAY 13. 1SS7 > NUMBER 329
GARF1ELD STATUE UNVEILED
The Masai TO "Bronzo liguro of tlio Ex-Pres
ident Uncovered in Washington ,
SOLDIER , STATESMAN , MARTYR.
A ncantirnl Day , a Great Cro d anil n
I'roccHHlon 1'rnnldcnt Clove-
They Knilcil to HupprnsM Him.
WASIII.VOTO.V , May 12. [ Special 1'eleKram
to the HIK. : ] Kx-Spoaker Kolfer was not
molested In tlio delivery of hlsoratlon to-day ,
nltlHiui'li an elfort was made to give him
trouble and embarrassment. Tlio scheme to
ciithlmoir at the end of twenty minutes by
llrliiK a salute from a battery stationed hard
by failed through the bad management of
General Kelfci's enemies. Tnoy got the
hMuto In the wrong place on the programme
ana It was fired before he began talking , but
the conspiracy to embairass the orator was
carried beyond saluting. The leaders of two
or three ot the bands In attendance were In
structed to begin with their musical 3 o'clock
promptly. The oration began at 1S:50. : At 2
o'clock the drummers beat quick tattoos In a
threatening way , and shortly afterwards one
of the bands began play Ing. It was stationed
within a hundred feet tiom the speaker ,
\\lio was supposed by the bandmen
to Intend talking some time longer ,
but unfortunately for these who
deslenert cutting him elf ho finished an in
stant before the band began playing , and
( lonoral 1'hil Sheridan , who vv.iscommencing
his acceptance speech , was cut out Instead of
Kelfer , General Sheridan was conslderahlj
Incensed and immediately ordered the music
tohtop. ltilld o. No hooner , however , had
he spoken his few vwtrds than another band ,
Btatloued on tlio opposite side of the rostrum
from the first one , began to play under the
Impression that Keifer was still spe.ikln. ; .
President Cleveland v as then commencing
to talk , and ho had to stop till the tnntl
could bochecked. 'Iho president and General
.Sheridan were not a little perplexed , and
their friends were Indignant , lint Kcifet
escaped the wrath of designing enemies and
Ins been complimented on every h md for
the masterly manner in wl'Ich ho delivered
the oration and its mignllicent compensa
tion , llosavs ho never spent a prouder day
In his Hie , that tlio alTalr passed oil tar mono
pleasant tlmn ho could have hoped , and the
congratulations ! iu has icrcivcd have come
largely from men he had classed as his oppo
Tlio Unvolllnii Ceromonlps.
WASIIINOTOV , May 12. The second day
of the reunion of the Army of the Cumber
land was , v perfect specimen of Washington
BprlnR weather. Tlio streets at an eirlv
hour were thronced with eager crowds , which
Increased at noon by the closing of the ex
ecutive depirtmonts. The music of brass
bands was heard In every quarter.
At a business meeting this morning of the
society , Colonel Henry Stone , of
lloston , was selectad as orator , and
Colonel William McMlchael , ot New-
York , as alternate for the next reunion.
Chicago was selected as the place and Chlca-
manga week In September , IbaS , as the tinio
for holding the next reunion. The present
olllcers of the society were ro elected for the
Promptly ot 11:30 : General Balrd , chief
marshal , cave the signal for marching , and
the procession started. A platoon of mounted
police lead the way , followed by General
Hatrd and his aids who preceded the carriage
In width were seated Generals
Sherman , Sheridan and Kosecrans ,
three of the living commanders
of the Army of the Cumberland. General
lluell , the remaining commanderwas unable
to bo present.
Then followed the first division , composed
as follows : Hand , battalion of the Third
artillery , acting as Infantry ; Garheld ituard
of honor ; society of the army of the Cum
berland , Maine band and battalion of
marines and detachment of " 00 sailors from
United Status steamer Galena. Second
division : District militia , composed of the
Washington light Infantry corps , two Union
Veteran corps. National ritles , Washington
continental , Kmmet guaid , Capital City
guard , UutlerouaMs , Washington cadet
corps. High School cadets and Corcoran ca
dets , Grand Army ot the Kemibllo and civic
societies the whole division under com
mand of Major Goedloe , of the United States
The right of the procession moved np
H street to Eighteenth , each organiza
tion wheeling Into line as the left of
the preceding company passed. From
Eighteenth street the procession proceeded
on Pennsylvania avenue , down which It
marched to'1 bird street , where the tlilid di
vision debouched and proceeded down
Third to Man land avenue , and halted
on thn avenue near the monument.
The second division continued on it course
and took position on First street at the north
of the statue. Un the grand stand near the
statue seats had been arranged tor 1WO per
sons. A number of these were occupied an
hour before the procession arrived. The
crand stand was urofusoly draped with buntIng -
Ing and the speakers' stand was ornamented
with palms and potted plants , while tattered
battle Hans hung from Its stalls at either
corner. A pair of comlortablo arm chairs ,
placed in the center ot the stand , were re-
nerved for the president and Mrs. Cleveland.
Places were also reserved forthosculptorand
other favored miests. The largo circle sur
rounding the monument was kept cleared.
The sidewalks were crowded with spectator ? .
Secretary Havard anil Attornnv Goiicial Gar
land vveto seated on the lettof Mrs. Clove-
land. oMcinlieis of the Ruptemccourt , district
judiciary , coutt of claims and distilct com
missioners , representatives of the
diplomatic corps and two sons of
e\-rresldont Garlield occupied con
spicuous scats near tlio presidential chair.
At 1 o'clock Generals Slieiman , Sheridan
and Kosecratifl and Governor Curtln at lived
just alter the head of the procession mane
lU appearance. Tnoy were soon followed by
President CIuveland , escorted by General
Anderson and Secretary and Mrs. Fniruhlld ,
Colonel and Mrs. Limont , Postmaster Gen
eral Vllas and Secretary Lamar. Mrs.
Cleveland was accompanied bv Mrs. Folsom ,
Miss Bayard and Miss Welsh , just after 1
o'clock , and took her seat beside tlio presi
dent's chair. Kvbecretary Wliidom
and ox-Attornoy General MacVelirli
o ( President Gariiold's cabinet
were among the guests present.
At 1:10 : , Marshall Wilson taking Ids place on
the stiiul , said : "Attention , ladles and
centlemen : The Socletj of tlio Army of the
Cumberland with thcbo distinguished guests ,
nro assembled hero to-dnv for tlio purpose ot
unveiling the statue of that eminent states
man and soldier , James A. Gartiold. "
After mayor , the Marino band slriick nn ,
"Hall to the ( 'hlel , " ami nmld the chipping
of hands the American Hag enveloping the
Rtatuo was dropped , and the great bronze
Image stood exposed.
Them was a shoit lull In the proceeding'
while n battery ot artlllcty tired the national
salute. General Sheridan then Introduced
the orator of the nay , General J. Warren
Keifor , who. on the part or the monument
committee , delivered the address Irunsterrln
the statue to General Sheridan. At the
conclusion , General Sheridan , In behalf ol
the society , transferred the statue to the
piesidcnt In the folloulnc words :
"Mr. President : This statue , which ha. '
been unveiled In > om presence to-day , vva <
erected by the comrades 01 General Garliuh
belonging to the Army of the Cumbctland
They recognUed his n-erlt as a soldier , am
wished to pay some testimony to that i-ierl
nnd to his worth as a man. I have the honor
Mr , on behalf of the Society of the Army ol
the Cumberland , to ask of you , as a repre
sentative of the American people , to ncccp
tlio statue from their lauds as it was glvci
to me. "
The president , who arose as Sheridan begat
rpeaklng , then began speaking , as follows :
TIIK rnr.siDu.sr's Ai > m < ht > B.
Follow -Citizens : In the perlormanci
of the duty R sUneJ to me on thU orcnMot
,1 hereby accupt , outoUilfot the Unitci
States this complete and bo-xutlful statue.
Amid the Interchange of fraternal greetings
between the survivors of the Army of the
Cumberland and their former foes upon the
battlelield , and while union generals and the
people's president united at the burial , the
common grlol of tlieso magnanimous survi-
vorsand mourning clti/uns found expression
In a determination to erect this
tribute to Ameiican greitness ; and thus
to-day In Its symmetry and beauty , ltprc cnts
the sign of animosities forgotten , an emblem
of brotherhood redeemed and a token of a
nation restored. Monuments and statues
multiply through the land and littlngly Illus
trate the love and affection of our gratetul
people and commemorate biave and pan- !
otic sacrifices In war. fame In pearetnl pur
suits , or honor In tmblii ; station. Hut from
tills day foith there shill stind
at our veil ot government the statno
of a distinguished eltl/en , who In
his life and services combined all these
tilings , and more , which challenges the ad
miration of American character loving
tenderness In every domestic rel ition. brav
ery on the field of Inttle. fame and distinc
tion In our halls of legislation and the high
est honor and dignity In the chlet magis
tracy ot the nation. This statelv elllgy shall
not tall to teach every beholder tliat the
source of American meatness Is conllned tone
no condition nor dependent alone for Its
grow til nnd development niton fav
orable snironndings. The genius of
our national life beckons to
usefulness and honor these In every sphere
nndolfcrs the hljhest preferment to manly
hones and sturdv honest elfort , chastened
and consecrated by pitriotlc hopes and as-
jiitatlons. As long as this statue stinds , let
it bo proudly remembered that to every
American cltl/on the way Is open to fame
and station until ho
"Moving up from high to higher
Hecomes on fortune's crowning slope
The pillar ot a people's hope.
The centie ot a world's deslie. "
Mor can wo forget that It also teaches our
people a sad and distressing lesson. And
the thoughtful citl/on who views Its fair pro-
jKirtlons cannot fall to recall the tragedy of
death which luought grief and mouinlngto
every household In the land , lint while
American cltl/enship stands aghast and af
frighted that murder and assassination
should lurk In the midst of a free people and
strike down tlic head of their government ,
the tearless search and discovery of the or
igin and hiding place of these hateful
and unnatural thlnzs should bo
followed by a solemn resolve to purge for
ever from our political methods and trom the
operation ot our government the perveislons
and misconception * \vhlch gave birth
to passionate and bloody thoughts.
If from this hour our admiration tot
the bravery and nobility of American man
hood and om laith In thopossibllitlcsand op
portunities ot Amciicaii cltl/onshlp bo re
newed : it out appreciation ot the blosslngof
rostoied union and love tor out government
bo stiengtiieiied , and If our watchfulness
against the dangers ot a mad chase
alter partisan spoils bo quickened ,
the dedications of this statue to the people
of tlio United States will not bo In vain.
During the delivery ot hi * address , the
president was frequently interrupted bv
hursts ot applause. When ho concluded the
bind plajed "Hail Columbia , " and the ben
ediction was piononuced. The troons were
then dismissed. Seciotaties Ilndlcott and
Whitney came dutlng the dellveiy of the
The statue , which Is of bronze , Isjtho deslcn
of Sculptor J. Q. A. Ward , who also designed
the equestrian statue of General Thoinis In
this city. H is ton feet six Inches In height
and remosents Garheld , his face to the west.
In the act of the delivery of an address , with
his right hand resting on a column and the
manuscript held In his lett. liccnmbent ideal
llgures at each corner of the triangular
pcdestral represent the student , the
warrior and statesmen , tvplfvlng the
tlneo epochs ot Garhold's career. The
bronze tablets above the hiruro bear a globe ,
n tinmpet and a sword and laurel wretth , In
closing the scale * of justice. 'Iho Inscriptions
upon tl.o shaft aie placed upon three sides ,
as follows :
Southwest face James A. Gartiold 1S31-
On the southeast face Major General U.
S. V. , Member ot Congress , Senator , and
President of the United St.ites of America.
On the north face Erected by his Com
rades ot the Society ot the Army of the Cum
berland. May IB , Ib37.
The election ot tlio statue was authori/ed
at the meeting of the society at Chattanooga
In Ibhl , and nine members were appointed to
select the design and superintend its con
struction. Tlio committee this morning paid
over to the sculptor , Mr. Ward , 550,74s , In
lull settlement of his claim.
OX Sl'OrTSVliVANIiVS FlELiI ) .
Tlio Tablet In Memory of General
rmtimcKsi : : > Lim , Pa. , May 12. Visiting
members of the sKth army corps went from
hero this nimnlng to Spottsylvanla comt
house to dedicate the tablet to the memory of
the late Genetal Scdgwlck. The following
letter was read :
IXrcuTivr MANSION , WASHINOTOX ,
April ! te. John Koucis , Kso. , iterording Sec
retary. My Dear Sir : 1 have to-day received
an invitation on behalf of the Sedgwick
Memoiial association to attend on the 1-th of
May the next dedication of the monument
which shall mark the spot where Major-
Gnni.ual John Sedgwlck was killed.
The patriotic sentiment anil devotion
which erect among the busy throngs
of life Imposing monument * In memory ot
thoiO who died In b dtlo supply proof ot that
love and appreciation ot our soldier dead ,
which Is deeply IntereUlm ; as a part of our
national life , but when the gumnd is
marked and set apart where , In valorlous
tights , the blood was .shed and the sacrllice
of life was made which preserved us a
nation , a holy sin Ino Is elected , wheie all
who love their country may devoutly wor
ship. Elaborate shafts of marble nttlnely
remind us ot our soldier dead , and ot their
bravery and patriotism. But the
touching service your association
contemplates slnll chasten all thoughts
of them , by pointing out on the sacred
grounds the spot where blood was brnvely
slied and life was patriotically ottered up.
With thanks to the association for their re
membrance of me at this time , and regretting
that olllclal duties will prevent mv accept
ance of the invitation tendered me , I am ,
jours very truly , GitovKii CI.KVI.I.AND.
Letters weie also lead from the covernois
of Connecticut , Virginia. Marj land , Ponn-
svlvanla , Ohio , New Jersey , New i'ork
and .Massachusetts , and trom Generals -
orals Sheridan , Sherman and Keller.
'Iho memorial tablet was unveiled.
OfHce-Seokor * .
WASHINGTON- , May 12. ( Special Telegram
to the IIK. ) : ] General W. II. T. Lee , member
of congress elect from the neighboring Vir
ginia congressional district , and nephew of
the late Hobcrt U. Lee , Is gettmghls full doss
of olllco-scekers. General Lee usmlly comes
to the city on the tralu from Manassa , ieach-
ing hero at U:47 : a. m. , and at that time there
are from a dozen to llfty anxious Virginians
at the gate with curds , letteis , etc , seeking
an early inteivlow. Goncial Leo listens to
each , ami when the letteis are presented for
his endorsement ho usually signs his name.
It Is said that his ntedecessor , Mi. Hurbown ,
had 7UW applications pass through his hands
attei the election of President Cleveland.
WASHINGTON" , May 13 [ Special Tele
gram to the Ur.K. ] The postotllco at Meyers ,
Daw son county , has been discontinued.
The mall goes to Joveil-
John A. Ucst has beeu commissioned posv
mastei at Axtoll , Neb.
Comlnc West to hive.
WASIU.VOIO.V , May U. ( SpecialTelegram
to the IlhK.l lr. 0. P. Culver Is about to
leave Washington for Lincoln , where he
piopo esto make Ids tnturo residence , lie
has two sous engaged m successful business
Kxtrn Scuslon Tnllr.
WASHING rex , May I'.1. | i5pedal Telograir
to the IIK. ! : | The president Is not disposed
to call c iiigre s together In October. Up tc
last night he has not been advised by OIK
prominent member ot his onn party 01
e of any party that there nrrt any condition !
n existing In the country that lender Iropora-
d ' live a session of congress before the usua
time. If nt the close of the fiscal > ear the
necessity lor an extra session should appear ,
the president , would , ot course , not bo de
terred by considerations of comfort and con-
vonlcticoto congressional totnlsts from ask
ing them to return and assume thcirdutles In
the senate or house.
Indignant Oakdolo Cltlzoni.
OAKDAI.K , Neb. , May 12. ( Special to the
IIE. ! : ] At a dubllc meeting held at the rink
In this place May1) ) , Mr. A. F. Howe was
elected president , and W. U. Hall secretary.
By response to the call of the president for
the object of the meeting , Dr. Council and
addressed the meeting In a few well directed
rciiuuk-i , after which he presented the follow
ing resolutions :
Whereas , An Insult to the citl/cns of Oak-
dale has been emcted , bo It
IlcsnlvoJ , ' 1 hat we , the cltl/on * of Oak-
dale , Ai.telopo county , Neb. , do hereby rec
ommend the adoption ot the follow Ing reso
Unsolved , That the citbons of Oikdalo
hero assembled at the rink do herein'con
demn the hanging of S. C. Talrchlld in
Ik-solved , That wo , the citizens of said
village , do hereby consider that the nhovo Is
a stigma and a disgrace to the law-abiding
people of said place.
Ik'solved , Hi it th,5 people of our town con
sider and know S. C'Falrchlld to be a law-
abiding cltl/en of our community , and that
wo biand all such acts as low and Ignamliil-
ous.All the above resolution * were unani
mously adopted , and the meeting adjourned.
Frcnks of Ijiclitnlne.
Hoi.nitnriF , Neb. , May 12. ( Special Tele
gram to the Bir. : . ] About ? o'clock this morn
ing , dining a rainstorm , lightning struck the
residence of L. Urown on Grant street and
shivered It trom top to foundation. The
fluid took possession of the entire structure ,
and while It left the house standing , so far as
residence Is concerned , It might just as
ivell have been burned. Mr. Brown and wife
were in bed wnen the bolt fell , and It seems
almost Incredible that they escaped with
' .heir lives. As It was , thev were not iho
least Injured. About the same time a house
in East lloldrogo was struck , but the dam
age was slight.
Soaking Unins nt Fremont.
FHEMO.NT , .Neb. , May 12. ( Special Tele-
ram to the Bii.1 : : The long dry spell was
broken by a good soaking rain to-day. ( Jar-
dons , lawns and all kinds of faun crops were
suiTcrlng. This magnificent rain will bo a
A Itie Contract Let.
ItAi-in CUY , Dak. , May 1' , ' . [ Special
Telegram to the BuK.J Georeo W. Clnd-
wlck to day let the contract to William Scott
for building a "V" Hume for the Dakota
Water Power company. The main llutno
w ill be thirteen miles long , eight leet wide
at the top , with an outlet In the reservoir at
Kapld Cltv. It Is dosU'tied lor the tians-
portation of lumber , etc. The engineer's
estimate ot the cost Is SlOO.COD. Scott boueht
from the Kapld City Boom eotnuany 1,500,000
logs now In iho boom on Itapld creek. The
logs will bo used to furnish lumber for the
Humes. Work on the construction will bo
commenced at once.
James C. Wilcoxen , of this place , to-day
was awarded the contract for tumlshing
ties , bridge timbers , pllimr , etc. , for the ex
tension of the Fiemont , IHkhorn it Missouri
Valley north of Kapld City ,
DcHtrucHve Forest Fire.
Mass. , May 12. The forest hro
that started yesterday afternoon is the largos
and most disastrous over known on the capo ,
The hro Is twenty miles in length , Its head
being in Kast Falmouth , the point a fevi
miles from Mashpe , thcnco a mile and a hal
to Sandwich , and again through Sagatnon ,
Bourne and Focassett The wind has changed
several times , bringing the flames very ueai
these villages , causing considerable excite
ment and anxiety. Residents of Bourne
have removed their household goods from
tlunrdwelllngs. It Is reoorted to-night that
two houses wore burned at Monument Beach
and ono at Pocassett , besides many others In
Imlior Troubles in Chicago.
CIIICAOO , May 12. The following notice
was posted in the Builders and Traders ex
change this moining ; "All members of the
Builders and Traders1 exchange now working
men are requested to stop work at once and
icport to the exchange committee.
( Signed ) Josr.ru Dow NIY : , President.
Tlio members ot the exchange are not ex
clusively builders , but Include all brick and
cornice manufacturers , icofers , foundrymen
and other Kindred manufactories. These
men , according to order. * ot the board , will
stop woik at once. It is estimated that
10,000 men will be out of work from this
cause alone , beloie night. The material
men have agreed not to lurnish material to
President Downey , of the Master Build
ers' association , denied to-ntght that the
lockout applied to employes of linns manu
facturing builders' mateilal. llo said the
carpenter * and painters would not bo at-
fected. They would bo given work right
along unless a continuance of the brick-
lav era' strike brought matters to a stand
_ _ _ _ _
The Hallway Conductors.
Nr.w Om.KANS , May 12. At the nine
teenth annual session of the grand division
ot the Order of Hallway Conductors , held In
this city to-day , It was announced that
twenty-one now divisions had been formed
since the last annual meeting and that 2.tbC
now members had been added to the order ,
which now has a total membership of lO.IWO.
A bill wns presented providing for the licens
ing of railroad engineers and conductors.and
a committee to secure congressional action
on the bill was appointed. Most of the session
was taken up discussing amendments to the
constitution and Insurance laws and resolu
tions , all of which were referred to appropri
ate committees. The session of the conven
tion will probably continue duilng the pies-
low a DrucclntH in Session.
AY AI * m.oo , la. , May 12. ( Special Tele
gram to the BKK.I The State Pharmaceuti
cal association Is holding its annual meeting
here. There Is a lai < e attendance of leading
druggists of the state. The olliccrs for the
ensuing jear are : President , W. C. Bryant ,
Cedar Falls ; vlco president , Jerome Burbank.
of Allison ; secretary , Dr. Kosa Upson , of
Mttrshalltovvn ; tieasurcr , C. H. Ward , DCS
.Molnca. There was a very spirited discus
sion to-day over the liquor question , a num
ber of the druggists being In favor of peti
tioning the next legislature to taico the sale
ot liquor out of their hands entirely , as so
much odium has been cast upon the business
by the action ot some lawless druggists.
Texas Smum-lcrs Indicted.
S VN ANTONIO , Tex. , May 12. Colonel K.
P. llord , ono of the most piomlnent and
wealthy citizens of this place , and Captain
George Kedmond , weio indicted jestorday
afternoon by the federal grand jury on the
ground of conspiracy to defraud the govern
ment of revenue. The Indictments are the
outcome of wholesale smuggling trans-
nctloiiR on the Itlo Grande border , which
have been heretofoio published. Other
prominent stockmen hero have boon Indicted ,
but as no arrests have been undo yet their
names have not been made public.
Potter Leaves Chlcaco.
CHICAGO , May 12. [ Special Telegram to
the HiK.-Mr. : ] T. J. Potter severed his long
connection with the Burlington road to-day
and this morning he left for Omaha to as
sume Ida new duties as llrst vice president
ot the Union Paclhc.
I'rlie Stock Cremated.
WOUCKS run. Mass. , May 12. The Maine
barn , together with twenty-live head of prize
Jersey stock and several hoes and sheep on
the Nathaniel Thayer estate In Lancaster ,
was burued to-night. Two other barns were
dauiauod. Loss , 175,000. .
RELICS OF FRENCH ROYALTY ,
First Day of the Sala of the Grown Jowals
HOW THE AUCTION WENT OFF
The Dig Now York ilovvolry llouin or
TlfTiiiiy Secures n Diamond Neck
lace Some of the Other
rrenrh Crown , ) ovvclH Solil.
tCfijii/rtuhtlSS/hy Jimr * < 7on ! < m JJcimclt.1
PAHIS , ( via Havre ) May 12. [ New York-
Herald Cable Special to the IJrr.J I'ho
sale of the crown jewels cimo oil this after
noon with gieat eclat at the Pavllllon do
Gloro of the Palais du Louvre. On the high
platform ot the glass dome , sin rounded by a
ctlmson velvet canopy trimmed with gold ,
sparkled all the jewel * ot the French crown.
Mwo hundred policemen stood at Intervals
watching the 000 ladles and gentlemen who
represented the public. Two hundred jewel
ers occupied 200 arm chairs near the auction
eer's pulpit , ropiesentiiiK the most famous
diamond houses of the world. The
c/ar , the sultan of Turkey , the emperor
of China , Kaiser Wlllielm , the emperor
of Austiia , Queen Victoria , the kings ot
Italy. Belgium. Poituail , Holland and Den
mark ; the Cotnte do Paris and the Orleans
princes ; Kothschlld , Blelchrodor , Vander-
bllts , Barings and the Duke of Westminster
all had their agents on hand leady to pick up
anything that suited them. The Interior ot
the pavllllou was tastefully decorated with
red and gold velvet. The colling was hung
with enormous blue and white cotton. On
the walls were three magnificent specimens
of Gobelin tapestry , bearing Hour do lys and
the crests ot the house of Bourbon. Ono of
these tapcstilcs depicted the s-jrrhlce of
Iphegcnia , which the tow royalists present
pointed out Ironically as n parallel to the
sacrliico ot tae crown jewels forced upon the
Fiench nation by M. Goblet's goveinmont.
I'HKCAUriONS AOAINST ItOllllKItV.
Kvcry possible precaution was taken to
guaid against lobbery , The largo vault
; lliectly underneath the Jewels was occupied
by ten policemen. Telephones and olecttie
bell wires communicated with all paits of the
tall and with grounds outside the bullilinc.
Till : AUCTION Ol'KNKD.
At 2 o'clock if. Esorlbe , the cotnmlssaro
prlseur , w 1th a staff of two experts Messcrs.
Vanderheym and Bloche with six assistant
auctioneers , took possession of the auction
eer's platform.DM , Escribe , a venerable
looking gentleman with snow white hair ,
lorld compaction , snow white military
nustachc , dressed in black , with a red rib
bon of the Legion of'Honor ' , brought down
overv hammer with n loud whack and read
.ho decree of President Grevy , authorizing
ho sale and then announced the conditions
of the sale , stipulating that purchase money
must bo paid In forty-eight hours and 5 co uts
ot the price paid In addition to cover ex
penses of the sulo.
TIIK FIRST SALE * .
At twenty-two minutes past 2 M. Escribe
brought the Ivoryhammer down with an
other loud whack and offered lot No. 1
for sale , consisting o' two diamond balls at
tached to two silver haliplns. The two balls
contained 324 diamonds , weighing IV ) carats.
This beautiful eplngles do coiffure had bean
often worn by Empress jCugono. The lirst
oiler was 10,000 francs , at which price It was
knocked down to M. Alfred Doutroulong ,
a jeweler of Lille , who is believed
to bo ono of the agents of the
Orleans princes. The hammer fell ex
actly at forty-three mlniuos past 2 ,
thus taking up eleven minutes. During the
sale the two precious hairpins were handed
about among these present , the jewelers , ono
after the other , taking them In their lingers ,
holding the diamonds close to the mouth ,
breathing on thorn and then gazing at them
intently trying to detect flaws.
The second lot was two shoulder knots ,
made of 1,341 diamonds , 2b3 carats. These
were passed round on a blue velvet tray , and
after fifteen minutes lively bidding , knocked
down to M. Doutroulong for 81,000 francs ,
also for the Orleans princes.
Then lot Mo , 3 , epaulettes , 241 diamonds ,
144 carats , was sold in about eight minute * to
M. Boncaugh , who is believed to rourcsont a
syndicate from the London jmvoleis , for
' ,100 francs.
Tiuir.r : si'i.KNnm nosns.
' 1 ho fourth lot , three splendid roses , made
of 523 diamonds , 130 carats , was passed from
hand to hand , about llfty jewelers breathing
on them ono after another , scuitlnUliig each
stone. Ono old man , with strong Jewish
features , breathed very violently Indeed on
the da/zling roses and afterward wiped
them with a large red and yellow silk hand
kerchief. This operation , however , called
forth the remonstrances of police ofllcers
and was not repeated. These roses , after
fourteen minutes' bidding , were sold to
Koavant & Dopres , Paris jewelers , CJ duo d
Esauttevllle , for 41,100 francs. General
Chang Clm Tong , of the Chinese embassy ,
who was uresent at the sale In full Cnlneso
costume , made a bid for these roses , but not
Lot 5 , a knot with two tassels composed of
2,433 diamonds weighing 137 cir its , sold to
Schleslnger , jeweler , 9 rue Chauchat , Paris ,
for 42,200 francs.
Lot 0 , a diamond ring , was bought by M.
Doutnulong for 10,100 francs. Lot 7 , a
small crcscnnt , was baught by Sehlcslngor , a
Paris jeweler , for 21,400 francs. Lot 8 , a hair
pin made of 477diamonds weighing CO carats ,
was sold for 17,000 francs to M. Doutiouloug.
Lot 9 , consisting of seven diamond stats ,
sold for22bOO francs to several firms of Pari
TIII : TIFFAXTS' rui'.cnAsr.
At half past live the tenth lot , consisting of
a necklace of four rivieres , made of 2Ji diamonds
mends weighing 303 caiats , was , after thlity-
live minutes very spirited bidding , knocked
down to the Paris representative of the
Messrs. Tiffany of Xow York for 153,000
francs. This was beyond all comparison the
finest lot of to-day's flnlo , and the auction
cudc'l to begin to-morrow afternoon.
immediately after the sale I asked Tif
fany's agent If ho bought the necklace tor any
private buver In Now I'ork or sluinly for the
He.replied : "No , for the firm only. "
I asked : "What do you think of the prices
for which the jewels are selling ? "
He answered : "Almost everything to-day
went for so per cent to 100 per cent mote tlnti
the intrinsic market value. The only lot
that went at a reasonable price was the neck
To-day's sale thus ended with the sale
of the ten least valuable lots ol
the collection and thn purchase money
amounted over half a million francs. There
are altogether forty-eight lots. Each goni
will be sold separately. The silo will thus
last ten days at leasf
A Very Sensational Experiment.
[ Copt/rf0 / J6S7 , bu Jamu Cardan llcnuet ! . ]
PABIS , ( via Havre ) , May 12. [ Now York
Herald Cable-Special to the BKB.-A |
highly sensational hypnotic experiment was
achieved in a prltaio performance , yesterday
at the Folles Dergare. The curtain rose anil
ieveaea ! Urge c s of tbiet ( loot. ' Slguoi
Uhcomcttl , the lion tamer , then enters the
caee and makes the lions jump about and
roar. Then a pretty young lady in a white
dress applies and is hypnotised by M.
Do Torcy according to the methods
of Dr. Charcot. Do Torcy and his
hypnotised young lady enter tbo cairo , the
animals bclnc kept In check by the lion
tamer. Do Torcy compels the young lady to
fall on the lions' bieks and to place her head
In a lion's mouth held open for the purpose
by the lion tamer. 'Iho seance winds up by
the i oting lady , who Is put In a rlsld , acute
cataleptic state , resting with her head on a
stool and her teet on another and the lions
jumping over her. Ono of the lions placed
its paws on the patient's thl.'h , and , catching
In Its month a nicco of meat attached to a
cord , thereby llrlng a pistol fastened to thereof
roof of the cage. The lion * all jumped about
and nnred furiously , and In the midst ot the
excitement Do Torjy brings his pitleut out
of the hypnotic trance and removes her from
the cage. The prefect of police Ins not jet
allowed this performance to bo given In
public , but the private performance was so
vociferously apphuded tint Is bjlleved the
restriction will soon be removed.
A Con o Coon Chrlstoncil.
iropurtght IS87 bu Jitmtt fionljii JJewiftM
Binjssii.s , May 12. [ New York Herald
Cable Special to the UIK. : | For the llrst
time in this country a young ne ro from
Congo was christened vestorday by Bishop
Vandonbergh In the chapel ot Archbishop
lUc , of Mechlin. HI * original name , Wamba ,
was changed to Henri Leopold. The Queen
of the Belgians stood godmother , Ho had
been brought here seven months ago and
had already mastered the elements ot French
and Belgian. The ceremony was very In
teresting. Wamba wore a gold watch and
chain presented to him by his godmother.
Ho will henceforth servo as interpreter on
board of ships running from Antwerp to
Urjecteil ft IlPiluctlon.
PAms May 12. The cabinet to-day re
jected the resolution of the budget commit
tee of the chamber ot deputies for greater re
ductions of the estimates and the ministers
will now await the Issue of the dispute next
Tuesday in the chamDor of deputies.
The action of the budget committee of the
chamber of deputies vfsterday In rctuslng to
accept the proposil of Premier Goblet to re
duce the government estimates W,03J,000
trancs on the ground that still glower econo
mies were demanded , Is now believed to con
stitute a complete lupturo between the cabi
net and the committee. The hole mattei
will ho referred to the chamber of deputies
for action. The newspapers regard a cabinet
crisis possible. _
Franco and Germany.
PAHIS , May 11. The goveinment has
closed the envelope'factory atMariansvillo ,
near Turnerville , the uroperty ofaGoiman
named Schtnertwhoomplojed men belong
ing to the German Imperial army. 'Ihe
Incident Is supposed to bo a prelude to other
reprisals against Germans. La France de
nounces Laboulove , Fiench ambassador at
St. Petersburg , for ictainlng a Prussian In
his service as chasseur.
Russia AVnnts Ayooli.
VIIINXA , May 12. The icport I * current
here that the Kusslan minister at Teheran 1 s
trying to Induce the Persian government to
liberate Ayoob Khan for whose sate keeping
England pays a subsidy.
VIENNA , May 12. Ono hundred and forty
thousand Austrian soldier * are under arms In
Dalmatla , prepared lor a campaign. The
Montenenurln army Is ropoited ready foi
Illsmarck'N Libel Ijnw.
BEBI.IN , May 12. The editor of the Frets-
singer Xcltung has been sentenced to Imprls
onmont for ono month for libeling Pilnce
Bismaick's political character.
PAIIIS , May 12 , Jean Baptlsto Joseph
DIendonno Bousslngault , member of the In
stitute , is dead , llo was eighty-live years
I'nrnnll Starts For Liondon.
DUIILIN , May 12.-Parnell left Kingston
this moining lor London.
Killed While. Iliintlnt : .
GAiinra Gnovi : , la. , May 12. ( Special
Telegram to the Bii : : . ] On last Tuesday
Montlo Harris , the sixteen-year-old son of
James Harris , llvlnir about twelve miles
south of this place , took his dog and gun and
went squirrel hunting. The boy not return-
In/ , his lather and brother searched all day
Wednesday , but without hndlng ony ttace of
the missing boy. On their return homo
Wednesday evening they found the dog and
were tore alarmed than over. Early this
morr ng the search was resumed , and In a
short time the boy was found dead in the bed
of a creel : a mile ftom the house , shot In the
loft breast , and all ot his clothing on the
upner part of his body burned oil. It Is sup
posed that the boy accidentally shot himself
while crossing the stream on a log , the laith
fuldog staying with him for twenty-four
houis and then wertt tor help.
A Mutual Insurance Collapse.
DunuquK , la. , May 12.-Spedal | Tele
gram to the Bui : . I The Mutual Benellt
association of this city , which has been In
existence for the past six or seven years' at a
meeting of directors to-day decided to close
up Its affairs. The company had at one time
over 3,000 members , but by withdrawals and
lapses the number has dwindled down to less
than COO. Since the company was organised
It has paid out over iJOl.Ouo in premiums on
deaths and has now on hand about SJO.OOO ,
which will bo distributed pro rata among the
survivors.V. ; . G. Stewart was recommended
for receiver by the stockholders.
Earlvltlo Had No Knglno.
DuitwjuK , la. , May 12. [ Special Telegram
to the BKI : . ] A supposed incendiary Hro took
place at Earlville between 11 'n. and 3 a.
m. last night destroyed hftecn b siness houses
and dwellings , leaving nothing standing
north ot the railroad tiack except two drug
and ono hardware store. The loss Is S160.KKJ ( ;
Insurance , 87ri,000. A strong wind was blowIng -
Ing and the town had no btcam engine.
Conductor Family Injured.
DBS MOINIS : , la. , May 12. [ Special Telegram -
gram to the BKR.J This morning between
4 and 5 o'clock Conductoi George Cooley , In
charge of a mixed Kock Island train , was
crushed and fatally Injured whlio setting out
stool ; cars at the Kock Island stock vards
west of the clt > llo was one ot tlio best
known conductor on the Kock Island road.
Gas "Mon In Convention ,
ST. Louis , May 12. The Western Gas
Light association met In this city to-day and
elected the lollowlug olllcnrs for the ensuing
year : President , Emerson McMillan , ot
Columbus , O. ; hrst vlco uresldont. Georze T ,
Kamsell , of Vlnconnos , Intl. ; second vice
president , K. J. King , of Jacksonville , 111. ;
secretary and treasurer , A. W. Littleton , of
Qulncy , 111. The next convention will beheld
hold In Chicago In May , IbW.
The Rio Granao'tTAnimal Statement ,
DUNVKR , May 12. The ofllcers of thf
Denvei&Klo Grande railway today made
public the e irnlngs and expenditures of tlu
road for the > ear ending December 21 , 185
which are as follows : lotal earnings
gJ,7iS,077.47 ( ; oxKiises | , 24,22S,416.GS ) ; net
comings , 82,5lO.CfX.7'J. )
High License 1'or Michigan.
LANSINO , Mich. , May 13 , By a vote of .V
to 34 the house passed the high license bll
heretofore mentioned In these dispatches
The general tax la placed at 8500 , and ot
wholesale od retail eeUbliihraeuts at 9600
Ho Mnkcn Another Kinging Speech
1'or Opprossrtl Ireland ,
Qt'i nr.c , May 12. In his speech horn
to-night O'Brien said ho had to express his
acknowledgments , not merely to his friends
but to his opponents , for the courtesy and
fair phv ho had received up to the present
time , llo believed that a good miny preju
dices and misunderstandings which had
arisen with icfcreiico to Ills visit were bring
already dispelled , and cxpiessed confidence
that the nioio the subject was thrashed out
the more sevetelv every hum-in and llbeity-
loving nnn In Canada would condemn iho
conduct of Lord Linsdowne ; and more , they
would recogiil/o that his visit was the only
menus left to avert the total de
struction of an etitlto community of
oppressed and rruollv wronged tenants , The
Irish people had not soiuht this innrrel with
Lord L'ltisdownn. llo Had hlmselt lorei'd It
by unking himself the champion and stand
ard-beater of the worst and mosl Inhuman
class of lack-renters In Iteland. flllsses.j
" 'Iho Montieat lleiald of to-dav. " he con
tinued , "took up the position , with which 1
do not for ono moment qurrel , that the
Canadian people would not take on the
statement of othets the asseitlon that
Lord Linsdowne was as black as ho was
nalnted until the other side was heatd ttom.
1 Unite or challenge l.ind Lansdowne to
answer or dispute a single tact which the
Herald sas.s should not be accepted until ho
has had an opportunity of doing this. "
O'Brien continued Ills address with an
eloquent pcroiatlou , predicting an early de
liverance trom landlordism in Iteland and
trom the curse and from abomination ot
Dublin castle rule.
Shut Out nt Toronto.
TOKONIO , May 12. The city council met
tins atternoon , when the renting of St. An
drew's hall for William O'Brien's lecture
uesday was discussed. It was stated that
ho council had information that a breach of
ho peace would occur It O'Brien Iccttncd in
.hathall . , and the property owneis in the lo-
allty were afraid that their property
ivould bo damaged. In tlieso clrcum-
itances it was decided to refuse to allow the
mil to bo used for the lecture. Mulligan
iircsident of tlio local bianch of the National
league , who was piesent , Intimated that ho
, \ould suitor the damages. Ho also stated
hal ho had been refused the opeia IIOUSP ,
.he 1'rlnccss street link , thoSlnvvstreet tluk
find the pavllllon music hall. Ills doubtful
1 Inll in tlio city can bo piocuied.
Major How.and sent < ho following reply
: o O'Brien's telegram ftout Moutieal of last
ilglit : "I cannot enoouiago you to come to
Saturday's meeting , You aio misInformed -
Informed as to the tacts , as you probablj
liave been as to the .sentiments of our
people here. A meeting uas not been called
.0 demand the olllcial prohibition of jour
-iieottngs , but to exptess the opinion ol our
citl/eusas to tlie propriety of > our coming
'lore at all. We understand join object In
omlng Is to attack the representative ot her
iiiaji sly , ( U present our guest , on peisonal
grounds , as to the truth of whli.li , as a
natter of fact , wo neither can uor should
jo called upon to jud.ro. Our sense
ot fair plav hero will not justify an attack-
on a public platform of the gentli'in in , who ,
by reason ot the high ollice which ho holds ,
Is not privileged to meet and atiswci Ids accuser -
cusor in like manner. It you persist in
coming , 1 shall atlord you the protection
which the hw allows , but I would advise
von to accept tlio decision ot Saturday's
ueetlng , which , 1 bnlievo , will represent the
; rue sentiments of all classes in tills city.
[ Signcdl W. 11. HOWI.AVII ,
Mav or of Toronto.
A Kick at Kingston.
KINGSTON , Canada , May 12. ( Special
Telegram to the Bui : . | This city is called
the Derry of Canada. Just now It is full of
Ictcrmined Orangemen. They are waiting
to hear ofllelally that O'Brien i * coming and
they will Hood the town with his opponents.
In a letter to the .Journal , James Marshall , a
prominent locallst , hopes that these who do-
slro the peace ot the city will see that
O'Bilen is kept away. Lord Lansdowne ,
the rpptesentatlvo of her gracious maiesly.
Mi. Marshall says , cannot defend hlmsull ,
but it tlio government of n day will not do It
there is lovaltv enough in Canada to
protect him and his noble lady. Mi. Mar
shall counsels these pirtlcs who would bring
O'Bilen to the city to beware In time. "Wo
want to live In peace , " ho says , "but peace
witli honor. " Air. Marshall also sajs that nil
Orangemen In this section have been notified
to bo in readiness and tli.it by a simple
mc-sigo hocin lill the town and will at all
lumuds prevent O'Brien liom making an
uldieHS. O'Brien Is billed lor the 10th lust.
More Unfiivoraldo Comment.
LOVDON , May 12. ( Special Cablegram lethe
the Br.i.I : The Dally Telegraph , commont-
on O'Brien's trip , says : "It thofoitunes
of Mr. O'Brien's tour are correctly loro-
shadowcd by the incidents of his landing we
nay expect lively proceedings. The public
Intelligence of Canada ought to rebel against
' ' and if it
O'Brlon'H impudent pronigind i ,
: ioos it is quite possible the lovolt may rise to
an Indignant height and lead to riotous col
The Stindard this morning says : "Glad
stone's speech Is so o\tiioidinary that It Is
difficult to regaul as serious the utterances ot
n statesman wh i has been tin Ice premier. It
will add fresh strength to the disiffectod ele
ments In Ireland and will lend impetus to
the renewed striuglo against tlio auihoilty
ot civil goveinment. It anything could In
duce the Nationals not to yield In their of-
loitsto make tin written laws supreme it
would bo the opinion Mr. Gladstone has seen
lit to deliver on the morality ot boycotting
and his justification of that most cruel and
tjiannlcal ol the league's methods. "
The AiiKlo-llnytion Question.
SAMIAGO ni. CUIIA , May 12. The British
special commissioner leached hero direct
Irom Port An Pilnce. The Anglo-llaytlen
question has been settled on the bast * lore-
shadowed some time ago. President Solo
mon paid in cash and gave bonds to the
Btltish commissioner to the amount of
tiV,000. ) It Is claimed President Solomon
not only mid the money willingly , but expressed -
pressed himself as wholly satlslied with the
amicable settlement ot the claim.
American * In Mexican Prisons.
TrrsoN , A.T. , May 12. The Citl/on yes
terday published a letter dated Soharlpa ,
feonoia , Mexico. April 20 , suned O. D.
Garcia. The writer says that ho is an Amer
ican cltl/en ; that last Sunday he was ac
costed by the prefect of the district win
asked him to vot't toi him at the election
then bulng held. Giucla retuscd on the
ground ot being an American , and the pre
fect sent him to jail wheiu ho has been over
slnco with scarcely any sustcn nice.
Not Sentenced to Death.
Cirv OF MKVICO , May 12. The Dearlo
Olliclal denies the report published hero jes
terday to the effect that the olllceis concerned
In the Kocalcs atfilr have been shot. The
denial ot execution by the government organ
creates a feeling of relief , as union < Amer
icans there Is a sentiment that the punish
ment of death awarded the olllceis Is too
OTTAWA , May 12. Sir John McDonald , In
reply to questions yesterday , said ho know-
nothing ot any proposal to suspend the op
eration of the fishery protection licet. Xo
answer has jet been received Irom the
United States goveinment to Salisbury's id-
ti'inato proposals tor a mixed commission to
setllu the lishurics question.
Kentucky JtoiulilIiniiH. | :
LOUISVII I.B , May 12. The republican
state convention adjourned last night attet
completing the tlcltet by nominating W. 11.
Ohllders , superintendent of public Instinc-
tlon , and T. J. Tinsley , roglstei of the land
lirlokmnkerH On u Strike.
CHICAGO , May W. Flvo hundred brick ,
makers orploved at Pullmau , 111 , , struck
UK WASN'T ' AFRAID OF GOULD
Morisini Takes tlio Stand Before the Pa *
cifio Investigating Commission.
Itussol Sago i\nintncil : ntul
Itcinnrknlilu I'oruul fnliiosj Con
The Union I'.iclllu
Xr.w YOIIK , May I , ' . Investigation before
tliu I'jclile t.illway commission opened to *
day with G. I1. Moroslnl on tlio stand , llo
wasol tlit'tlriii of W.C. Connor A. Co .bankers
and brokeis , In tsri ) to ISN" > . .lay Gould and
ins son George were also memliois of the
llrni. Witness Know nothing of lliu books of
tlm linn. " 1 nevot asked Gould whore they
vvoie , " said tlio witness , "butMr. . Gould tos-
tilled on tlio stand that ho know nothing
them. Gould Is a nmi of few woids ntul 1
did not bothur him about It. " ,
Commlsslouoi Anderson nsKod Moroslul :
"Aro jou afraid ot Mr. OonldV" ,
"Ininuot ali.ud of anj thing. I tried In
o\orv wav in my iio\\er to liiut the books , but
never could. I know that Mr. Gould
was n largo holder of Union
I'.iolllc stock , which ho kept In his
MUill. 1 don't know that ho hid inntio largo
purchases of Kansas 1'acl lie stock just prior
to the consolidation. 1 don't remember that
I signed the ratilleatlnn tot consolidation as
n holder of oor § ,000.000 ot Kansis 1'aclllo
stock. J owned no such stock. 1'hey some
nn1 * put stock In otht'i people's hands for
lonvenlonee , mill that might have boon the
: ase In this niattui.
"When jou bay 'they , ' whom do you
"I suppose Mr. Gould. "
"Then when jou say 'they , ' yon mean Mr.
iould every time ? "
" .Mi. Could and his tilends who desired It
' 01 theii convenience. I signed the ratllica-
ton because 1 was told It was lor the mutual
nteiest ol the lo.ids. "
Kussel Sage , who has boon n banker and
irokoi lot o\er twenty jeais , was examiiu'il
, * to his books kept trom 1S8 to IbM ) and hM
.lot leal emplojes at that time. Jlo said : "I
n.idi'iuy lirst putchases of stock ( it the Union
I'acihe In IbO'.i or 1S70 , paj Ing thoretor 20 or
17 cents , about 1,000 shares. 1 was te < inested
o servo as a director ol tin road because I
\\\s \ u largo stockholder. " Sago niodncedtho
ecord ot his dealing * In Kansas Paclhc stock
mil bonds trom .Inlv , lt > 70 , to Feinuary ,
bS ) , and piomlscda similat leeotdwlth rof-
'renie ' to the St. , losi > ph A ; Western , llo
know of the St. Louis pool In Iti7b.mil was
ntcrt'sted In It to the extent of S,000,000. "I
lid this , " ho said , "to Incrcn-u the value ot
issouri 1'r.clhc seem itios. " 1 think that 1
lad no personal Inteiest In the securities
which woiG exchanged lot the fc.l , 100,000 con-
lOlldatcd bonds. 1 don't luiiiembcr who
owned these securities , but think that ( .lould ,
A. is Interested In them. "
Nathan Nllos , government director of the
Union I'acihe fet tlm year lb7U. swoio tluitho
roiisldcitid the eonsoliitation of bcneht to the
Union I'acllic. llelcnew nothing ol an ar-
_ angement l > v which Jay Gould was to talto
consolidated bonils In letuin lor other socu-
itles. On subjects where 1 was without lu-
'oriuatlon , 1 rolled stron'-'ly on the advlco of
my associate , deoigo H. Smith , of DCS
Molnes , on the mattei of my action rcgard-
'ng the consolidation. 1 remember having
lad no connection with reference to the mat
ter save with tl.o gov eminent directors. The
government directors had a seporato organ- !
/atloii , ot which I waschalrinaii. Mi. Smyth.
kept the minutes of the proceedings. 1 do
not know where tlioy aio.
Hiissel Sage was recalled and questioned
about the Oenvor I'acllic stock hold by him-
. ( . 11 and ( loiilil as trustees. Sa-o sild ho
thought the 2'V.isr. ' . shares were in his vault at
the safu deposit comintiy'i , but Commis
sioner Anderson icmlmled him that they
had been removed from the trust by a local
action. In lespect to this suit ho could 'not
recall the details , llo even lorgot that Dil
lon and Holmes wore counsel for the oppo
sition instead of , as ho stated , counsel for
hlmselt .mil Mi. Gould. In explanation of
his torgutfnlness lie said ho always closed up
business each night and began again next
morning , and hence could not bo expected
to romembei much about the transactions oC
nine ye.it * ago. In the duel capacity of :
stockholder of the Kansis Pacino and Union
J'.icllic. he signed the latlhcatinn of the con
solidation , Ho represented H.7T7 shares ol
stocks of the foi met to id mill 15,000 sharca
of tlio latter. Adjourned.
Secretary Xiiil'H SUCCCHSOT.
CIIICAOO , May I'Maivln ! M. Morse , who
wes elected to succeed Secretary Vail , ar-
l\ed In the city this aft'moon and .signified
his willingness to accent the position. lie
will assuino the duties ol the oillco June 1 ,
locating at llaittonl , In compliance witli the
chatter ot the association. The hoard of re
view hnlshed Its labors this cvoningaml now
lias a clean docket toi the Hist time In ton
years. Although 101 cases wore pissed upon ,
no Impoitant issue was piesontod except the
hnally successful ollort to remove Secretary
Nebraska anil lovvii Went her.
Koi Nebraska : Threatening weather and
local rains , witli local btorms , winds blilfting
Forlown : Tluoitenini ? weatlsor and local
tains , with local storms , variable winds ,
I-'or Kastern Dakota : Threatening weather
and local tains , with local stouiib , winds bo-
coniiiiK colder , noitli westerly.
Dr.s MOINKS , la. , May 12. The state board
ot health voted to rescind tlio qniiautlno
analnst IlllnoU calves and stock cattle. If
continued by the governor and executive
council , i proclamation will be made.
Blalno Hooked Per lUiropo.
Xr.w YDKIC , May 11 ! . Illalno wlllballJuno
8 for Kurop e. _
Ollicer Slinnnliiiu cnnylit Frnnk Hisscr
nnil K. Connell in the not of "going
tliiongli" John Aphn , who was ilrnnk , in
nn ullov last ni lit. They took $10 from
him. The ollicor then cuuturcil both and
hunt nil three to the btution.
W.Voloh nssaultud Joe Colback last
ni lit iind uwuits Judge ) ; lorki's ! ; opinion
of it to-ihiy.
Three men full into the cable line exca
vation on Dod o street lust niulit. Jim
( ioodo was tlie unlucky ono. Ho cut his
face ami head badly , llo is healing up in
lrlliiucnl | Postage.
Siiperinterulcnt Platot tlio letter
carriois , sliowud a HII : : reporter yesterday
a bnnillo of sovonty-livo luttors , all of
whion liad uonio across the oroan. On
none ol them had the postage boon pre
paid Consequently before delivery ,
double the lojjnlar postage must bo paid.
The amount duo on the bundle referred
to was about > ! > , 'Jhis method of doing
business causes much extra work to the
postal olliuuls and causes a gicut deal ot
"Dined Hour } . "
The 'ire ' Ivldios of No. 3 h.ivo soenrcd
a Mibslltulc for tlio lamented ' Keno"
and have nut him in active training. Ho
wis given to the company by ' Dutch
lie my , " iho well known uxprc&Miian ,
The boj > : iiiici | ; ! to the gift \ery highly
niul intend to nuke the new lite dog u
notable chaiacter in the department.
The rase of Mary Austcr , of Valley ,
ihaigodulh Felling liquor without a H-
ci'iiso , was brought up yesterday In
ihe county court , Mr. bimeral prosoout , '
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