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THE OMAHA ; DAILY BEE.
SEVENTEENTH : YEAK. OMAHA , TUESDAY MOROTNG. OCTOBER 11. 1887. NUMBER 115 ,
CLEVELAND SNUBS A CIIURCI1
The President Plays a Huge Joke on a Con
gregation at Madison.
SLEEPING DURING THE SERVICES
People at Uic Homo of Vilas
n a lit nt tlio fiilKht Arrival
of the I'arty at
Grovcr Mlnses Illvlnc Worship.
MAtmo.v , WIs. , Oct lo.-Speclal [ Tele-
; ram to the Hnr.1 Yesterday was com-
Jiionplaco Sunday In Madison , tlio only ex
ceptions to the general rule being the wilted
decorations on the streets , the somewhat In
creased numbers passing by the postmaster
general's residence and the crowds which
( fathered In and about Grace Kplscop.il
church. The oltlclnls of that church had been
led to believe that the president would wor
ship there and the papers Had published sup
positions to that effect , which tbo public
credited as true because they wont uncontra-
dieted. Hut the president remained relig
iously away , thereby causing great disap
pointment , ns the church wns crowded and
hundreds of curious people thronged tlie
walk In front and tlio Capitol park across the
Micot , remaining thcro until the services
were over nnd the congregation had dis
persed. The church was handsomely deco
rated with llowers , leaves , grain
In f > talk , etc. . for the president.
The .services passed on * smoothly , but the
congregation was not satisfied. It may have
been a mistaken Impression , but It seemed
to the casual observer tlmt the usual prajer ,
"Bless th President of the United States. "
was uttered with a suspicion of emphasis ,
Men who had not zone to church for years
were there and were badly sold as a result of
trying to mix religion with sight-seel K. ' 1 ho
only member of General Lucius Fulrchild'a
family who attomuul services was a thirteen-
year-old daughter. The family are all high
church peonlo and , are very regular In at
tendance. Their absence is a strong evidence
that they duly rccognUod tlio slight to which
they had been subjected In being Ignored at
all the social events at the Vitas residence
Incident to entertaining the president. The
failuio of the president to attend cliurcb ,
especially after the recent squabble over
cards of admission , Is looked upon by the
public generally as n huge joke at the ex
pense of the church and those who wcro led
to attend. Tlio city Is grinning trom ear to
ear , as It wore. The mother ot the postmaster
general was the only member of the
Vilas' family who attended service. The
carpenters hustled the 31,500 Vilas memorial
window Into a place In the church nnd this
fast Induced a popular belief that the presi
dent would surely attend. Hut the Vilas
pew and the one directly behind it were Inlt
vacant all through the services for the presi
dential party and many anxious glances were
cast at them and the entrance only to meet
with disappointment. It now turns out that
the president had no Intention of attending
the Kplscopal church , but had tnado up his
niind to go with Mrs. Cleveland to the
Presbyterian church , of which the latter is n
member , but he was kept up very late Satur
day night at the public reception and be-
cumo PO fatigued that he slept till nearly 10
o'clock Sunday mornlnir. At 11 he was at
the breakfast table and of course had to
abandon all notions of iroine to church. It
la no exaggeration to say that If ( irover
Cleveland were before the people for re
election this week the only member of Grace
Kolscoual church who would vote for him
would bo Postmaster J. C. Gregory , and the
membership embraces u goodly number of
line democrats , too , but they don't have
that ardent admiration for the presidential
party that they had Saturday.
IPressl. Mrs. Cleveland and Mrs. Vilas
took carriages at 8SO : this morning and
drove to the railroad depot. The presi
dent and Colonel Vilas Walked. A special
train leit for St. I'aul at U o'clock. There
were a few hundred people at the sta
tion to bid thorn good bye , but tlioro was no
ornaul/ed demonstration ot any kind.
Viewed Ily VillaeerN.
PonTAon , WIs. , Oct. 10. The president's
special train reached this point at 10:05 : this
morning and stopped live minutes. The en
tire population was at the station and the
president and Mrs. Cleveland appeared upon
the platform of the car , ulving tno peoolo the
opportunity or seeing them. As many as
could get near enough shook the president's
hand. A brass band serenaded the party
during Its stay.
At New lilahnn.
Jfr.w * LISIION , Wls.Oct. ; ID-The president's
train reached hero at a quarter past eleven
and stopped four minutes. Iktween two
nnd three thousand people were In waiting
at the station , and the time of the president
was fully taken up In handshaking. Mrs.
Cleveland appeared at the window of the car
and divide ! the attention with the president.
She gracefully smiled 'lor ' acknowledgments
of tire greetings of the people. An artillery
ealuto was tired-and the Mitchell grand army
post gave the president three cheers as the
train moved away.
Twenty Mlnnton Mt Imcronso.
LxcnossB , WIs. , Oct. 10. The president's
8 | > eclal train reached bero at 1 o'clock. A
salute of twenty-one guns was tired as the
train entered the station. The throng of
people , numbering six or eight thousand ,
awaited the arrival of the train and lustily
cheered the visitors as they alighted and
crossed the platform to carriages. Steam
whistles of mills nnd steamers on tbo Missis-
dipppl river blew their loudest , The station
. and the principal streets were decked with
bunting. The party were PscoiteU through
the principal streets by the governor's cnard.
The mayor and the president of the board of
trade accompanied the president In his car
riage. The entire population , with a ureat
number from a distance , wore on the streets.
, The train stopped twenty minutes.
Arrival nt Ht. Paul.
ST. PAUL , Oct. 10. The special tialn con-
'talnlng thn presidential party reached St.
I'aul exactly on time at half-past 5 o'clock
this evening. The run from Madison was
perhaps the most en jo vable journey the party
has experienced .slnco their departure from
Washington. All Ind been thoroughly
rested and wcro In the best of health nnd
spirits , while the weather for the greater part
of the day wns tine. The region through
which tbo train passed is onuot the pleasant-
est sections of the northwest The people
along the line and at the smaller stations
I were much loss demonstrative than thoiu of
thurolous earlier on the trip. They gath
ered at many points In little groups and
swung their hats or handkerchiefs. There
wcro few attempts at decoration , and the
people seemed Intent only on satisfying
their dcslro to sue the president. At
hacro-.se , where the train tarried twenty
minutes , there was a llltlo gem ot a demon
stration , which vias highly praised by the
recipient. Though there were 10,000 people
at the station , with twice us many more lin
ing the streets of the town , the utmost order
prevailed throughout. At other points \ \ here
three-minute stops weru made handshackini ;
took place of a now familiar character , jet
1 Ith u difference. The people jostled and
i crovvdoa , but laughed ns they did so , and pert -
] t tectuood humor prevailed. Just north of
I Wmoua a throng of workmen were gathered ,
' and ono on horseback rode up to
' the present Mrs. Cleveland with , a
Iiandsoiue boquot lie reached It out
* * nd thought it safe in her
liana , but unluckily It was nut
and fell to the ground. An athletic fellow
from among the workmen leaped Into the
ditch , picked up ( bo turners and delivered
them. lie was rewarded with n bright smile
and the enthusiastic checn ot his fellow-
.The weather to-day has hocn bracing and
froslv. The crowd Is unparalleled In the city's
history. A conservative estimate places the
number of strangers In town at 50.001) ) and
pedestrianlsm Is attended with dlfllcultles.
A largo contingent gathered at the depot
long before the tlmo the president's train was
duo and waited patiently. When the train
pulled Into the depot the reception commit
tee boarded tbe president's car , where they
found the president and Mrs. Cleveland
waiting them. Escorted by the committee
they came out and proceeded down the plat
form , while the band played and a battery
near the depot lired the presiden
tial salute. As Mrs , Cleveland walKed
down three little girls stepped forward and
presented her with three lo\ely bouquets of
pink roses. 'Ihe party then entered car
riages and was escorted to the hotel. The
streets were literally jammed with u mass of
humanity which surged after the carriages In
At the Hot"l Ryan the president nnd party
were escorted to the parlor and Introduced to
Mayor Smith , who delivered a brief speech
of welcome , which was responded to by thn
resident In a strong , clear voice ns follows :
1 was reminded by the Invitation I received
0 visit the state of Minnesota and the city of
St. Paul that adistinmiished statesman visit-
ng hero In IbOO gpnkn of this place as the
center ot tlio continent of Nortli America ,
nnd stated his belief tlmt the ultimate last
ieat ol the government ot this great conti
nent would be found somewhere not far
rom the spot on which he stood ,
the head of navigation of the
ississippi river. At the time of
Mr. Sewnrd's visit the population of your
state was 172.000 and that of St. Paul , Its
capital city , 10,000.Vhatshall I say , who.
alter twenty-seven years have passed , tind
hero n state containing nearly a million and
a Half of people and Its capital with a popu-
'atlon nearly as great ns that of thn state
tself In 1800. And while one Is considering
this Immense growth he' Is actually amazed
by tlio fact that CO per cent or more of the
population of the state has been added In the
ast llvo years and tlmt tlie population of St
Paul has moro than trebled within the same
time. Whether you are to have here the seat
of government of thlsgrcat continent or not ,
1 do not know. Those ot us who are en
gaged in the business of the govern
ment at Washington ore certainly , not
nt present preparing to move here ,
lint the seat ot those things which control the
government and make it great are fast mov
ing this way. The center of the country's
population Is rapidly moving westward , nnd
the Increase of the wealth and product of
this wonderful region Is moro than keeping
pace with the movement In your direction of
the nation's population. The president then
spoke at some length In praise of the city
and state and concluded as follows : "My
visit to yon being a social one , and trusting
that wo have n sort of friendly feeling for
each other , I want to sugKest to you a reason
why I nm particularly nnd personally Inter
ested In St. Paul and Its people. Some jears
ngo a young girl 'dwelt among you nnd went
to school. She has grown up to be a woman
nnd Is now my wife. If nuvouo thinks a
president ought not to mention things ot this
sort In public , 1 hope ho or she
does not live In St. Prill , for I don't want to
speak to anybody when 1 thank the good
peonle of this city , because they neither mar
ried or spoiled my wife ( laughter and ap
plause ) , and when 1 tell them that they are
related to that In my life which- bettor
than all earth's honors and distinction. Here
after you mav bo sure that her pleanant recol-
"ectlon of school days will be reinforced by
: ho no loss pleasant memory of our present
visit , and thus will our present Interest In
St. Paul and Its kind cltUens bo Increased
and perpetuated. "
When the speech-making was concluded
the party went to dinner In a private room ,
after which they retired to their apartments
to prepare for the events of the evening.
At 7:45 the party again took carriages and
was driven through the brilliantly Illumi
nated streets to tlie reviewing stand , where
the procession passed before them. The
toboggan clubs , mustering 1,500 ladies and
gentlemen , was the most notable feature of
the procession. After the procession passed
the party returned to tbe hotel , whore a gen-
> ral public reception was held for two hours ,
Jommander-ln-Chief Rae being auiong the
callers. All had an opportunity to see the
president at close quarters , but there was no
A German Tnllor'H Desperate Attempt
to End HU Mfe.
ST. JOSKPII , Mo. , Oct. 10. | Special Tele
gram to the Br.i.l This morning about
U o'clock Joseph Ourisor , a German tailor ,
In a fit of despondency , cut his throat from
car to oar with the blade ot his pocket knife ,
cut the main artery of his wrist and then
jumped from the window of the second
story of-his boarding house to the brick
pavement below. He was taken to the city
hosDital but cannot recover. Gurlsor baa
been in St. Joseph onlv about two weeks.
Ho came here from Kansas , lie was evi
dently Insane on account of something ho
had done ns ha confessed to his employer
that he had committed a crime in Kansas
and the police were on his track. He had
plenty of money In his pockets so tlmt
poverty could not bavo driven hint to bis
The Chlnnan Syndicate.
PHII.ADKLPHIA , Oct 10. [ Special Tele
gram to the UKK.J A member 01 the linn of
Darker Bro's. & Co. , bankers , who have been
Instrumental in securing concessions recon -
con tly granted by the Chinese government
to a syndicate of Philadelphia capitalists , Is
now in position to deny positively the pub
lished reports that the Chinese government
had withdrawn from the arrangement. It
has no't revoked the concessions and has not
notified the Cnlnesa envoy and United
States Boverntnent to that effect. A letter
was received yesterday by Wharton Barker
from Secretary Bayard , saying that no com
munication on the subject has been received
either from the Chinese government or from
the United States minister to China.
A Suppressed Exprcsn Itobherjr.
LITTLI : HOCK , Ark. , Oct. 10. It Is learned
that a heavy robbery of a Pacific express safe
on the Iron Mountain road occurred a few
days ago , but the facts in the matter have
been suppressed. The amount taken Is vari
ously estimated from SiiO.OOO to SCO.OOO. On
reaching Texarkana the messenger in charge
of the safe had his way bills checked and said
ho had to go to Dallas to see the superin
tendent , lie went , returned , wont to bt
Louis and thence to Illinois. Since the dls-
coveiy of the robbery detectives Imvo been
searching for hun without success. The
messenger's name is J , U. Owens , ono of the
oldest nnd most trusted messengers in the
Yellow Kovcr Riireaillne.
JACKSONVILLE , Fla. , Oct. 10. A telegram
from Dr. Wall , president of the Tampa board
ot health , to-night. si > s : "Tho fever is still
spreading. Siin w cases and one death to
day. Several of tlie patients are in a crit
ical condition. " A non-professional opin
ion that the disease was not yellow
fever U not accepted by board of
health officers anywhere , Astonishment Is
felt nt the action of Superintendent Nash , of
the mall service , In ordering route nuents to
go Into Tampa. The Duval county board of
health has Issued a notice that Infected mail
matter will be stopped nnd the mall clerks
quarantined on the border ot the county.
I-XI OIT Flvn Point * .
HALTIMOUK , Md. , Oct , 10. A few shares
of Baltimore & Ohio railroad stock sold on
change to-day at 1'iO , a decline from 125 at
the clo e of last woek. Robert Garrett , up
till I this nlternoon , had not appeared at the
general olllee and It Is not thought hu will
leave his homo in the country to-day.
Henry George Inspectors Barred.
NKW YOIIK , Oct. 10. The police have been
Instructed to prevent all Henry George elec
tion Inspectors from taking part In tbo regis
tration which begin ! ) to-morrow , the courts
having declared their appointment Illegal.
, Thn Caxhtor Skipped.
GuKhS- HAT , WIs. , Oct. lo.-Tlie Mer
chants'anit Minors" bank of Iron .Mountain
closed Saturday. It Is Understood tlie cabbler
baa skilled to Canada w HU 15,000 , , . > ,
FIGHTING THE RED FLAG ,
Master Workman Fowdorly Makes the
Speech of His Life.
DEFENDING LAW AND ORDER.
A Wild Scene Among the Knights
nt Minneapolis Qulnn of New
York Introduce * a I'ro-An-
Powderly ho ft Ills Chair.
MINNEAPOLIS , Oct , lo. 'Iheni was only
one session ot the Knights of Labor assem
bly to-day and at the call to order at 2 p. in.
the committees were not ready to report. An
opportunity was thus presented for bringing
up the long looked for anarchy discussions.
James K. Qulnn , of District Assembly No.
49. of New York , presentert the following
resolution under n suspension of the rules :
' Considering that the development of the
human mind In the nineteenth century has
reached a point where public opinion Is expressed -
pressed almost universally against capital
punishment or the taking of human life by
udlclal process as a relic ot barbarism ;
hercfore , be It
Ucsolved , That this convention expresses
rrow that the men In Cnlcago were doomed
0 death and use every endeavor to secuio a
lommutatlou of the sentence ot death passed
pen them. "
The convention was at once thrown into
.he wildest excitement , scores of delegates
.rylng . at the same tlmo to obtain the floor.
General Master Workman Powderly decided
li resolution out of order. Joseph Vans , of
PltUburg , appealed from tlie decision. The
ippeal was lost by a vote of 151 to
> 2. Before the appeal was taken Mr.
'owdorly called General Worthy Foreman
irinitli , of Chicago , to the chair , and In a
ihortbut vehement speech called upon the
onventlon to defeat the resolution. Ho
aid no true Knight of Labor could be an
inarchlst Ho appealed to delegates In 1m-
jiassloned words not to pervert the purposes
Jf tlio order by the passage ol any such rcso-
iitlons. It was the hottest speech Powderly
ns ever known to nuke. Qulnn , who
.tie.rod tlie resolution , voted aye on the ap
peal in order to move a reconsideration.
number of other warm speeches were
made. This was tlie principal ephode of the
day. The general opinion of the delegate- )
to-night is that no serious lUht will coma up
before the convention closes its work. A
sharp discussion Is likely to occur over the
< aw governing national trades districts. The
iirlit tlmt it was supposed that would be
nade against Powderly and other general
olliccrs , is said to have been given up.- .
The Separate I'urty Movcmcn't.
MINNEAPOLIS , Oct. 10. An expression of
opinion on the advisability of the labor party
movement was obtained from a large num
ber of Knights of Labor to-day. The result
of the Interviews shows that the majority ot
ho general otllcers nnd the more conservn-
Ive element icgard the time ns not yet npa
'or a separate party movement , while tbe
rank and file and the more radical of the of
ficers are eager for the labor party.
Powderly is the general choice for
president , but only a few have any Idea
he would accept the nomination. George is
mentioned less than would bo expected. A
remarkably largo number of those Inter
viewed are republicans , or were republicans
before adulating with the Independent move
ment. There ate only three or four demo
crats In the entire list. The labor vote In
the whole country a year hence Is put all the
wav from titty thousand to a
million. Opinion is about evenly
divided as to the ellect on
the old parties , the Idea perhaps prevailing
that the demociats would suffer most. It Is
the almost Unanimous sentiment that the
George movement In New York this fall will
defeat the democrats , if not successful itself.
Mr. Powderly declined to talk , but from
members of tlie executive board It is learned
he is opposed to a systematic movement tor n
good while yet.
NEW Tonic , Oct. 10. Seven of the Brook
lyn Job printing bosses to whom the new
scale of wages was presented , to-day cou-
ceded the scale with tlio exception of tlio
clause relating to strictly job otiices. The
master printers' association met tins after
noon and resolved that the demand to make
the houses strletlv union ollices could not be
granted. The decision Involves throwing
2,500 compositors out of employment and It
Is thouiiht 1,000 piece men will go out , too.
Denies the Story.
[ Copl/n'oM ISS7IJama ] Goidou Ile.nilttt. ]
LONDON , Oct , 10. [ New York Herald
Cable Special to the BEK. I Wilson Barrett ,
Interviewed by wire by the Herald at Derby ,
where he Is playing , said : The stoiy pub
lished in yesterday's New York Times which
has been summarized to me by cable from an
astonished friend to the effect that I married
Miss Kastlank Is , to put it mildly , a mistake.
It is a painful statement to make on the merest
beresay , for If true would dishonor me and
tbe memory of my late wife who is not buried
three months , and also would Insult the
queen , who sent me A letter ot condolence.
1 bavo not only not remarried , but 1 have no
intention to do so. Pray ask tbo Her.tld to
deny the statement of the Times , both In the
New York and Paris editions. "
Protest on riohall of the 1'resB.
DUIILIN , Oct. 10. An Immense meeting
was held to-day to protest against the prepar
ations directed by the government against
the press. Thomas Sexton , M. P. , presided.
Several English journalists were present.
After nn address by vVllliam O'Unen , M. P. ,
resolutions were read declaring that the
struggle tor freedom of the press must be
continued. The resolutions were carried
amid great enthusiasm.
Irish Defiance of Coercion.
DUIILIN , Oct. 10. Several of th.o suppressed
branches of the league In tlio county of Cork
held meetings yesterday without the knowl
edge of the police. Several secret meetings
were held In the Mltchellstown district. At
Ballyglblln a meeting was held In open defi
ance of law , and Father Sexton In u speech
defied the government to Intimidate the people -
plo In an honest and open combination.
Disaster on l nkc Constance.
VIKNNA. Oct. 10. The Austrian steamer
Hapsbiug collided with and sank n Bavarian
steamer on Lake Constance. Many passen
gers In the cabin were , drowned. The exact
number is unknown. Two bodies havn
been recovered. Wieckers are working at
the scene of the disaster.
The Machine Wins.
SOFIA , Oct , 10. All the government candi
dates hero are elected.
The elections held yesterday for members
of the sobranje resulted In the return of 'J50
government and torty opposition deputies.
LONDON , Oct. 10. The ameer of Afghan
istan Is reinforcing his troops In Herat with
artillery and Infantry. Itecrultlng Is being
actively carried on among the natives of
PAIUS , Oct. 10. To-day for the first time
since the revolution of 1703 , the rellelous
festivities connected with the festival of St.
Dennis were suppressed.
Prohibiting Purls Papers.
PAIUS , Oct. 'lO-Tlm circulation of , j'.tns
papers , Slecle nnd L.i L-interne , havu been
prohibited In Alsace-Lorraine , - .
HAMILTON COUNTY CI11MK.
Arrests For Helling lilquor Without
licenses Home Tblef Captured.
AunnitA. Neb. , Oct. 10. [ Special Telegram
to tbo UKK.I Sheriff Valentino and his dep
uties were busy here all the forenoon arrestIng -
Ing a lot of chaps accused of selling liquor
without license. They were marched tip
before Judge Harval's eourt , where they
waived examination and gave ball In the
sum of S OO each to appear at the next term
of the district court. Among the number
were Ide Cummin.1 ! , Emit Swart/ , Charles
Smith and Harry Myers , of Aurora , and John
Yost and Charles Van Audcr of Phillips.
Thn boys are now celebrating the event of
painting tlm town red.
A fellow who calls himself Kohl Strohl.
was arrested last week In the sand hills of
the Loup country for horse stealing
nnd brought back hero by Deputy
Sheriff Wltitrsldrs. The horse was
stolen near Harvard , In Clay county. Strohl
has turned state's evidence and Implicated
two pals and the three together stole two or
more hoises In Hamilton county. Ollleers
from here are now after the remainder of the
gang , who are supposed to bo In Kansas. It
Is expected they will all bo brought In this
week and the stolen horses recovered. Strohl
will bo tried before JtuUo Norval Immedi
ately , provided bo does not skip. It Is be
lieved these fellows have been carrying on
this free-handed horse business for two or
three yo.irs. A large number of horses both
In Kansas and Nebraska have mysteriously
disappeared during that time nnd It Is pro
posed to tcrret the thing out If possible. The
officers think they have the key to the mys
A Useless Formality.
NKIIUASKA CITY , Neb. , Oct , 1.0-Special [
Telegram to the BKK. ) The democratic
county convention met at Syracuse to-day
and after n bitter factional light over sbcrilf ,
lonitnated George Leldlgh , for treasurer ; It.
T. Golden , commissioner : John Williams ,
herllT ; K. A. White , county judge ; Fred Fass ,
ocorder of deeds ; K. S. Gorke , county clerk ;
* V. M. CUry-superintendent ; C. M. Sutton ,
oroner ; M. S. Campbell , distr.ct clerk ;
dabon Crouch , suivejor. Following an the
lelecates chosen to the state con volition : .1.
F. Miller , Lovl Kino. F. P. Ireland , Ames
' .Veils . , J. W. Chadduck , It , T. Shannon , W.
1' . Canada , J. W. ICiddos , John Mattes , C. M.
Itibner. The ticket Is the weakest tlmt
ould possibly have been nominated and
loin Indication the election will not even bo
Fell Down an ISIcvator Shrift.
COLU.MIIUS , Neb. , Oct. 10. [ Special Tele
gram to the BEK.I This afternoon at 1TO : p.
tn. J. A. Kinst , of the linn of Krnst &
Schwnrt/ , hardware merchants , fell down the
luvator shaft about ten feet , falling across
i rail In his descent , rendering him uncon
scious for about two hours. Ho appears to
nave aboiit tlutt tlmo In n semi-conscious
tate come up the cellarvray and passed up
stairs unobserved bv either his partner or any
of the muplojcs , till ntO o'clock ho was dls-
coveied lying on the bed'of tbe tinner in a
iery bad and bruised condition. Dr. Charles
Willy is now attending him. His Injuries ,
ihough serious , are not considered at this
writing ns fatal.
Dntnrtnlncd to Itcnlgn.
KEDRVSKA CITV , Nob. , Oct , 10. [ Special
Telegram to the DEC. | Considerable talk
ivas created on the streets to-day by Chief
of Police Farley announcing his determine
ion to resign , claiming , it Is said , that he
was continually hampeicd in the discharge
of his duties by Mayof-Larsli. It Is alleged
hat while Farley wfttl try ing to enforce the
Sunday law aealnsr.saloons , , the mayor
granted permission ton tavored few to keen
open on Sunday. Tills was denied by Larsh's
friends. Much ill fwllnit Is expressed about
the matter and further sensational develop
ments are looked tor.j
District Court , at Columbus.
COLU.MBUH. Neb. , Oet 10. [ Special Tele
gram to the BEE. J District couit convened
to-day with a heavy docket lor judicial ac
tion. The criminal calendar was called and
the case ot Ed Grant.'for ' assault with intent
to kill. Is set for Tuesday , George Jenkinson
for forgery , on Wednesday , and Dr. Mead
for adultery on Thursday. These cases are
among the moro prominent.
An Overdose of Morphlnn.
AunuitN , Neb. , Oct 10. | Special Tele
gram to the BKK.I Miss Emma Keves , a
step-daughter ot Joseph M unlock , of South
Aubarn , died In bed this morning from an
overdose of morphine. She was subject to
severe uttaclcsof neuralgliand took the drug
to relieve pain. No inquest has been held ,
although there Is talk ol one. Her mother
A llrnkcman'H Foot Crushed.
IUi'ii > CmDak. . , Oct. 10. [ Special Tel
egram to tbe Br.K. I James Coughlln , a
brakeman on a construction tialn , while
making n coupling nt Black Hawk , ten miles
1101 Ih of hero , this afternoon , got n foot
under the pilot of an engine. Ills foot was
badly crushed. Ho wns brought to Kapld
City. The foot was amputated to-night. Ho
lives In Fort Dodge , la.
Farm House Burned.
CITY , Dak. , Oct. 10. [ Special Tel
egram to the BIE. : | The farm house of C.
Schleunlng , about two miles south of Rapid
City , was burned this morn Inc. Mrs. Schleu
nlng and two children barely escaped with
their lives. The father WHS absent. Nothing
was saved from tbe building. Loss , S'.OW.
Hold , Blasting Burglam.
MINDEN , Neb. , Oct. 10. A tremendous ex
plosion woke up the icsldents of this city
early Sunday morning. An investigation
showed that a large safe In the postolllce had
been blasted bv burglars , and SIM ) in casti
taken. Tbe explosion was a powerful one.
The doors ot the safe wcro blown a distance
ot fortv feet , tlie furniture In tbo room
wrecked and a corner of tlio building blow n
out The robbers escaped.
Union Ijnlior Nominees.
TECUMSEII , Neb. , Oct 10. [ Special Tele
gram to the BEi-J-jThe union labor conven
tion of the fust judicial district met here to
day nnd nominated J. 11. Broady and
Thomas Appleget. .
The Waterways Convention.
CHICAGO , Oct. 10 , About one'hundred
prominent citizens of Chlcajo left for Peoria
this afternoon as delegates to tlio ship canal
convention to be held there to-morrow to de
cide upon ways and means ot obtaining a
ship channel way from the lower end of
Lake Michigan to Uie-Misslsslppl river. Chicago
cage has a double interest In the scheme , as
If carried out It would not only Increase the
importance of the place ns n shipping point ,
but afford the city a main sewer big eiioutrh
to discharge the sewage matter collected hero
for all tlmo to come.
The Visible Supply Htatomcnt.
CHICAGO , Oct. 10. The visible supply of
grain In the United States and Canada Octo
ber 1 , as announced to-day by the secretary
of the Chicago fyoard of trade. Is as follows :
Wheat Torn 7.SM.OOO
Oats . 5.ti3lXX > Ilyc -M..OOO
Uarley . l.&W.OOO
For Nebraska : Warmer , light to fresh
northerly viluds , becoming variable , fair
For Iowa : Fair weather , slightly warmer ,
light tn tresh westerly winds.
For Dakota : Warmer , fair weather , light
to ircah southwesterly winds.
Lost In a Typhoon.
SHANGHAI , Oct. 10. It Is believed the
Brltlth gunboat Wasp , from Singapore , was
lost with all bands In a recent typhoon. A
steamer and thieit war ships are searching
fur tbo wbiinj : boat , ,
A VERY SCALY SUBJECT ,
Our Commissioners Determined That Cana
dian Fish Must Fay Duty.
SAMUEL RANDALL ON THETARIFF
The 1'cnnaylvnnla Protectionist In
Favor of Revision But Not Destruc
tion Government Crop lie *
port Nntlonnl Nuvva.
The Fluhnrlcs Question.
WASIIINOTOX , Oct. 10. ( Special Telegram
to the UKE. ] Messrs. Ancell and Putnam , of
the fisheries commission , called on Secretary
Jiayard to-day and held nn extended con
sultation with that gentleman In relation to
the course of the American members of the
joint commission. It Is understood that the
conference was Informal and that only ono
point was delinltely agreed upon. This Is In
relation to tbo admission of Canadian fish
into tlio markets of the United States. It
was decided that under no clicuinstanccs
would the American members of the commis
sion consent to any settlement of the contro
versy which contemplates the ndmKslon of
Canadian fish ftce of duty. Mr. Hayard
expects by this policy to win the support of
the New Ktiirlnnd fishermen , which are at
present disposed to object to any settlement
whatever through a commission. It
this policy has the effect which Is
hoped for , it Is believed that
the convention which mav come
From the meeting of the commission will
neet with more favor In the senate. Tlie
( iiestion of to o three-mile limit received
/cry little attention to-day , and U Is quite
irobablo that this Important subject will bo
ubmlttcd to arbitration. There will bo
nothing done by the commission towards
lettling the. seal fisheries controversies unless
he Ami1 ! lean members change their present
dens. All disputes arising from these issues
) f Canadian and British sealers will be left
: o the courts to decide. Messrs. Angoll and
'utnam left tlie city this afternoon and will
irobably not return until ttie latter part 'of
ho month. The state department Is still of
he opinion that Sir John McDonald will be
one ot the Itrltlsh commission.
OIIel ( 111 Crop Report.
WASHINGTON , Oct. 10. Tlio statistical re
port of the department of agriculture makes
an Increase ot only half of 1 per cent In the
condition of corn. The past month has been
vciy generally favorable , but the status of a
nrgo part of the crop wns fixed at the date of
lie previous report Tlio general nvcinge of
condition is 7J.8 , Instead of 72.3. The aver
age of seven surplus states was 04.2 in Sep
ember. This is n lower condition than has
over been reported , except In 18S1 , when
' .ho average was nearly seven points
owcr and the average yield 1H.O
bushels. The indications are now
for n vleld of n small traction over twenty
bushels per acre. The exact area , exclusive
ot that cut for fodder ns not worth harvest-
nv. Is not yet determined. Tlie slight un
certainty regniding it may cause n variation
n tlm Tinal record of 1 or S per cunt from
Tlie test of threshln ; has not literally
enlarged the average rate of the wheat vleld.
which appears to bo about 11. 8 bushels
or four-tenths of a bushel less than last year.
The Increiso ot acreage , which is largo In
Dakota , will make partial compensation and
brine the product nearly or quite to
410,000,000 bushels. Tlie rate ot yield
in New Vork is 10.7 bushels ;
Pen nsy Ivan la , 10. . " , ; Ohio , 12.4 bushels :
Michigan 13.0 , Indiana in 5 , Illinois 15.2 ,
Wisconsin 10.U , Minnesota 0.5 , Iowa 10 , Mis
souri 17 , Kansas ii.C , Nebraska 10.7 , Dakota
10.5. California W.8.
The yield of oats Is slightly below the
average , about twenty-five bushels per
aero. The product is fully COO.OOO.OOO
bushels. In the pilnclpal states of
the central valley region state aveiages
ranee from 2A to : to oushels.
The barley yield Is ne.irlv 20 per cent less
than a medium yield , or about 20 bushels per
acre.The yield of rye Is 11.5 bushels per acre ,
and the product about 21,000,000 bushels.
There has been a drop In the condition of
buckwheat from M ) to 77.
The condition of potatoes has declined
from O7.i : to 01.5 , partly from the appearance
of rot in the Atlantic states.
United States hupreinin Court.
WASHINO-ION , Oct. 10. Tlie United States
supreme court convened to-day for the Oc
tober term of lbS7. There was a full bench
with the exception of the vacancy loft by the
death of Justice Woods. Without transact
ing any business other than actions upon
motions for admission to the bar , the court
ndjourned until to-morrow , when the regu
lar call ot the docket will begin.
An adjourned meeting ot the bar of the
United States supreme court was held In thu
court room this afternoon to take suitable
action with reterence to the deatli of Justice
Woods. The committee appointed at the
previous meeting , In May last , report r.
scries of resolutions which were adopted ,
and eulogies were pronounced bv Assistant
Attorney General Laur v nnd others'
WASHINGTON , Oct. 10. [ Special Telegram
to the BEK. | The following army orders
were Issued to-day : Lieutenant Colonel
Charles I. Alexander , surgeon , has been re
lieved from duty at St. Louis and ordered to
FortMeade. Dak. Captain Frank Uaker , of
the ordinance department , has been ordered
to proceed from Frankfort arsenal Philadel
phia to the Dupout powder mills near Wil
mington , Del. , for purpose of Inspecting
powder now being manufactured tor the
ordinance department Captain Thomas G.
Troxel , Seventeenth infantry and Captain
F. ILK. KbstienTwenty-first Infantry , have
been eranted leave or absence tor six months
and four mouths respectively.
Yellow Jack's Donraln.
WASIUNOTON , Oct. 10. The marine hos
pital buieau is In receipt of a telegram from
Deputy Collector Spencer , at Tampa , Fla. ,
stating that one death and ei lit now cases
of fever have occurred at tlmt place since last
advices and that friends nnd nurses arc
urgently needed , the town treasury heine
empty and the ncoplo beiinc demoralized. A
telegram received trom the postmaster nt
Tampa denies that jellovv fever exists thcie ,
but states that dengue fever Is prevalent.
Nebraska mid Iowa Pensions.
WASHINGTON , Oct. 10. ISpecial Tele.ram
o the UKI : . | I'ho following Nebraska
pensions were granted to-day : Lewis N.
Jilssonnett , St.Peters. Increase : M. C.Scott ,
Madison ; J. I ) . Reynolds , nine Hill. Res
toration and Increase : Kdward Mojer , Hum-
Iowa pensions : A. S. Leper , Upodegraff ;
John Vernon , Sheflleld ; J , M. Woodhouse ,
Durancn ; J. II. Sargent , Strawberry Point.
Increase : William CofTman. Columbia ;
James Rogers , Belle Plalne ; Perry Crawler ,
Calumbla : Robert Stevenson , Sand Springs ;
1) . W. Hit-lit , Uridirowater ; J. R. Miller ,
Qulucy ; 11.1) , Sage , I'cacli.
WARIIINC.TON , Oct 10. The governor of
Idaho has submitted his annual report to the
secretary of the Interior. The following
statistics are given : Population , 1)7.259 , an
Increase of 61,000 over 1K > ; assessed valua
tion of taxable property , 820.441,103 ; number
of eattle. 442.3C3 ; sheep , 1W2.043 : hogs , C0.411 ;
horses , iK..i''i ; loss of stock during last win
ter will not exceed 2K Pflr cent ; mineral pro
ductions estimated for the year-gold. 8-i-
417 , 0 ; silver , S4.SJ.U * , ) ; lead , $2,105,000.
In tlio matter of the proposed division of the
territory the governor enters a Mrnng protest
ana ways It Is thoroughly distasteful to the
great majority of the people and repugnant
to the beat Interests ot the territory.
Twenty-Two Passoncera Drowned.
TOULON , Oct JO. A steamer owned by the
Morclli company was wrecked to-day In the
hay ol Borneo. Twenty-two passengers were
A CHEVHNNK CRASH.
The Hanking floiue of Morton C.
I'ost ft Co , Goen Down.
fcnnvKNNK , Wja , Oct 10. ( Special Tele-
cram to the UIK. : | The banking hou-so of
Morton E. Post & Co. suspended to-day. The
following notice was posted on the bank at
the opening tune this morning : "To our
customers : Owing to the absolute Impossi
bility of collecting moneys duo us upon loans ,
to meet the heavy continued drawing ot
funds from the bank , we are forced to sus
pend payment nnd make an assignment for
the benefit of creditors. Wo shall pay dollar
for dollar just aa soon as our loans are col
lected and the business cieatcd up. A hur
ried Inventory of our assets and
liabilities , Including the bank at West-
cliff , Colo. , and the personal effects
of M. E.rl'ost , shows as follows : Assets ,
K90U.670 ; liabilities , S49I.UOO ; balance , 5400-
2JO. " The failure created but little excite
ment hero and no run on the other banks
occurred. Business people have expected the
failure for some time and were veiv light
depositors. Tlio losses , however , fall heavily
upon working people , the railway employes
especial lybelni ; a numerous class of deposit
ors , with whom the bank was a favorite plnco
to loan money on account of the hirh rates of
Interest paid. The bank was established In
1SS5 by Stebbens nnd Murctir. Morton
K. Post purchased the business In
IbM and the business has been carried on in
the name of Morton K. Post A : Co. since tlmt
time. F. E. Warren and A. J. Parshall nro
the assignees. They state that It tlmo Is
given thorn for the collection of the assets
that tbo depositors will be paid Intuit. Mr.
Post has turned Into the assignees his hand
some residence here , together w Ith his horses ,
carriage and othei personal property. Mor
ton K. Post , the leading member of the sus
pended iirni , Is well known thiough-
out the west ns a successful busi
ness man and politician. He started
In the sheep-raising business hero in lb07 ,
and until the depression in the cattio busl-
ness of the past linen j ears had been fortu
nate In all his business uiulartaklntrs. The
fitl I lire of the bank is attributed to the Ina-
'jillty to collect large loans made to stock-
nen during the prospeious days ot the cattle
justness , and vvhiln the statement made by
ho bank lookk eneourairlng , it Is feared that
he depository will loose heavily. Tlio braneh
bank of the linn at Wustcllff , Colo. , will bo
losed by the failure ,
Incitement at White CM IT.
WIIITK CMI-F , Col. , Oct. 10. The an
nouncement this afternoon of the closing of
ho WestclifT bank , of this place , n branch ot
M. K. Post & Co. , ot Cheyenne , caused the
wildest excitement , for nearly all the busi
ness men hero and some In Silver Cliff are
ileposltors and should the failure be com
plete a number will miffer niut for quite n
sum. The complications which brought
the trouble do not exist with the bank here ,
which has collateral more than sulliciont to
satisfy the doposltois If proper nrinngemonts
are made. Some of the smaller depositors
became nulte excited and this evening were
threatening violence. The bank is gunrded
to-nU'lit. Should nn Investigation bo per
mitted bv the' excited people It is thought
arraiu-oinents will bo peilected to satisfy
Saninnl J. Randnlt In Fnvar of He-
vl-lon , nut Not DcHtruotlon.
WASSIHNOTO.V , Oct 10. ( Special Telegram
o the Bii.l : : Mr. Rannall Is In town. Mr.
Randall declined to discuss the propositions
that may come before congress next winter ,
or to outline his courne of action on a tariff
bill. Inageneial way Mr. Randall savs his
opinions on the revenue question are well
known. He would like to see the Internal
revenue tax abolished. First , those are war
taxes ; second , because they nro contrary to
the genius of our government lie has been
prepared for several years past , and is still
prepared , to assist In a revision of tlie tariff ,
but wants revision to be carefully and intelli
gently made , and the rates readjusted BO that
the progress of Ameiican manufacturers
shall not be checked and American labor
robbed of It ? reward. "I am , " said Mr. Kan-
dall , "In favor of revision , but opposed to
the destruction of the tarili. "
Theie has been considerable speculation of
late as to the construction of the wavs nnd
means committee and rumors have been pub
lished , with strong Intimations that they
came from .Mr. Carlisle , to the ellect that Mr.
Cox , of New Vork , would be made chairman ,
but your correspondent has the best ot rea
sons for sayini : th.it Mills , of Texas , will be
the head of that committee. Mr. Mills in
the last congress stood naxt to Mr. Morrison
on the committee aud has had longer service
on the ways and means than any of his po
litical associates. Hu is nn uncompromising
tarili reformer and was given- prominence
on tlio committee because of his views on
tlio revenue question. In this particular ho
is uioru radical than Mr. Carlisle , and while
lie would materially bo in advance of most
ot Ills associates he would be held In cheek
by the moro conservative members ot the
committee and the moro politic members ot
his p < trty on the floor.
TI5AVBM.NG MTN V1CIOIUOUS.
The .Minnesota it Xortlivvrstcrn
Hoducn PanHPiigrr Kniee.
iiT , la. , Oct. 10. ( Special Tele
gram to the Bini.j F. W. Smith , president
ot the Iowa division of the National TravelIng -
Ing Men's association , returned to-day from
St. Paul where ho had been conferring with
President Stlckney , of the Minnesota &
Northwestern railroad. Tne latter assured
him that ho should at once give formal notice
of the withdrawn ) of his road from the West-
em I'assengcr association and as soon as
legally free , would place mlloaxe tickets on
sale nt two cents a milt1. Tins foreshadows
the general breaking up ot the old 52 > rate
for f.uoo mile tickets.
Hnpromi ) Court Decisions.
Dn-i MOI.NKS , In. , Oct. 10.-SpeeIal | Tele-
cram to the BII : : . | The supreme court filed
thu following decisions hero to-day : Beck-
ten , Mlnzcr&Co. , nupellnnts , vs. R. S. Ken
dall , Louisa district , action by attachment ,
loversed ; T. J. Tmlock vs. Joseph Merto
and wife , appellant" , nlllrmed ; S. R. and R.
C. McCown , nppcllMits , vs. J. C. Dcnhain ,
Mohaska circuit , alllrmed ; State of Iowa vs.
K. K. Kirkpntnek , appellant , Wapollo dis
trict , reversed : K. K. Allen vs. John K.
Allen , appellant , Jackson circuit , reversed ;
John N. Redln ? , appellant , vs. II. G. Ander
son , Henna Vlstn dlstiict , allirinod : Sioux
City nnd Iowa Falls Land Co. , appellant , VH.
Thomas L. Griffey , Woodbury dinrlct ,
atllnned : Helen C. Hurr , appellant vs.
Sarah A. Knowles. lilack Hawk circuit ,
Dun on : . la. , Oct. 10. ( Special Telezram
to tlio Bir. : . | Commissioner Collinaddiessed
a largo mass meeting at the opera house last
nluht A resolution demanding tfco leclsla-
turo to require tnc railroads to adopt an auto
matic car coupler and to ceasu Sunday trains
was adopted ,
Ijlvery Hinhlc * llnrnrd.
Ml-Ni o. la. , Oct. 10. [ .Special Telegram to
the BhK.1 A lire broke out In the livery
barn of O. Sands , In this place this inornlni ? ,
burning the barn and all Its contents , Includ
ing nine horses with hainess , craln nnd hay.
Insured in the Capitol Insurance company ,
ot Des Monies.
Jordan's Stormy Road.
OTTTMVVA , la. , Oct. 10.- [ Special Tele
gram to tlio BIK. : ! On Saturday Stoim >
Jordan wns fined .5,000 on one indictment
and two charges of contemn ! . Six months'
imprisonment also ro with each case. Of con
I0xi > 04ition Opened.
ATLANTA , Ga. , Oct. 10-Tho Redmont ex
position opened tills morning. Speeches
wore made by Governor Gordon anil hanniel
J. Randa.ll. Thu exposition Is an overwhelm
A CHICAGO REPORTER'S STORY
Captain Black Sees the Dawning of Hopa
for the 8ovon Condemned ,
FLASHED A BIG GREEN ROLL.
A Newspaper Man Snyit Ho Wns Pnl < J
to Ijcavn Chicago Because Ito
Knew Knots Favorable Co
it In a "Take. "
CIIICAOO , 'Oct. 10. ISpeolnl Telegram to
the HIK.J : "Tho Interview with General
Pryor published In n mornln , ' paper la sub
stantially correct , " said Capt Black to-day.
"A gentleman whose reputation Is that ot
nn houoiablo man and whoso word Is trust
worthy told Mr. Louis Post of New Vork
that hu had seen In Dolmonlco's n reporter
now on the stall of the Star who displayed n
big roll of bills which ho said had been given
him by certain Chicago papers to ulav away
from the city. He told the gentleman It was
because ho possnssed evidence which would
acquit the seven men now In jail oi throwing
the bomb. The reporter was working In
Chicago nt tlie time of the I lay Market not. "
"Who is tlio gentleman who told Mr. Post
BO ? "
"lain not nt liberty to say until Mr. Post
gives me the privilege of iiiaklnir public the
report which no made to me of the gentle
"Who was the reporter ? "
"I must decline to tell you that"
"What Inlluonco will this story , It it Is
true , have on the casoV"
"None at present We nro working on 11 o
record now. We can't add to that If , bow-
over , we can cet It Into shape and fully sub
stantiated we shall utlll/u It In n memorial
to the governor for clemency. "
"What Is your woik on the record' . " '
"Wo are preparing to nsk for n wr't of
error from tlio .supremo court of tlio United
States nnd wo have got along so far now
tlmt within twenty-four hours time after tlio
publication of the certified transcript of the
record 1 shall bo able to start for Washing
ton. cnrrvlng the necessaiv dnpors. "
"When will the certified transcript be
'Bv ' to-morrow or next day , I expect to
be In Washington by the end of the week. "
"What do you hear of the nttltuJo of the
people on tlie other side ofthe wiiteti1 Aie
' .hey doing an > thlng on the amnesty potl-
" 1 know nothing In regard to that except
what I lead in the papers. 1 know Unit
about , n year tigo the consul uencral of Paris
ind thn department of the Seine forwarded
.o Governor Oglesbv an appeal for amnesty
on tlio ground that It was unjust to tiy men
for homicide when the loss ot life , which re
sulted from the explosion of the Hayinarkct
bomb was in tilled , mic.li loss of Illw ax re
sulted from political Insurrection so that the
anarchists would bo hanged for a political
Captain Black sighed , and wheeling in his
hair , looked blankly out of tlio window for
a few minutes. "Such occurrences as the
police outrages upon the right ot free speech ,
as that at Union Hill , New Jersey , n week
ago nnd at Union square , New York City ,
'ast Saturday night , will umka
more anarchists than nil the mcc- !
JIIKS tor tbo prouogation ot
such doctrines that could bo held in nyc.-r.
What makes the last piece ol tyranny so
especially unbearable IK that It was purely a
political gathering whore the candidates ot
tlm progressive labor party weretoaddusi
the meeting. As a citizen , I deeply deplom
such action on the part of tlie police. It can
not but sow dragons' teeth which shall spring
up armed men. "
"When 1 remember. ' ' ho continued meal-
atlvely , "the discontent now rife HUIOUK
workliu'inen , when they see those who create
all wealth by their labor barely able to sus
tain llle when in health , with the prospect of
starvation In sickness or old age , and those
who don't produce a thing rcvellni : In wealth.
* r be\ond thnir ability to use , and when I
ellect that In all probability another finan
cial crisis is at hand when It will bo impossi
ble for a large part of the laboringclasses to get
work , 1 cannot but feel tlmt society Is In a
danserous condition. In 18TI1 the workingmen -
men wera comparatively uninformed In re
gard to destructive atcnncles. To-day the
dangerous element not only possesses that
knowledge ot explosives which would wreck :
our clvlll/atlon ns the Huns and Vandals did
Umt of ancient Uonio , but my personal beln |
Is that they me largely supplied with these
destructive ngenc'es ' and 1 look upon the fut
ure with the greatest apprehension. Not In
the Immediate future do I anticipate this
trouble but In the not very remote future.
It can only be averted by doing simple jus
tice. But 1 tear it is not to bejilone. I fear It"
Choking Oir a "Ultlznn. "
CIIICAOO , Oct 10. William Devlue , whoso
name has been frequently mentioned of Into
In connection with George Francis Train ,
was Informed by Mayor Hoche to-day that
Train was generally known as a rnnn of un
sound mind , but that the Ignorant and
vicious who heard him speak were Inclined
to accept his crazy utterances as true. The
mayor turther said that the statutes applied
to just such cases nnd If "Citiion" Train
could not be kept within the bounds of rea
son It would be necessary to stop his
Randolph Tucker Retained.
NKVV YOIIK , Oct. 10. Randolph J. Tucker ,
ot Yligtnla , has been retained to assist Gen
A. Pryor tn preparing the appeal nt
the Chlcngo anarchists to the supreme couit.
A Klnniler and n Denial.
Ni vv YOIIK , Oct 10. The Tribune to
morrow will print interviews with several
gentloinen acquainted with Robert Garrett ,
his actions nnd conversations
about tlio tclcKiaph denl since Ills let lira
Irom liuropo , the nntum ot which seems to
Indicate that Mr. Garrett is Insane ,
Two 01 three of the trcntlemun inter *
vmwed siy openly that tliev believe he hai
lot control ot his mnntil faculties They
believe his woriy has been mc.it for a lonpf
time nnd was aggravated by the ftnxletv iliac
bect > him when hu went to tlio .syndicate tor
hell ) .
B vi IIMOIIK , Oct. 10. - The stories which )
circulated hereto day and tills evttnlnu
dlnu' Mr. ( i.melt's Insaiiitv are nvur.lcil
a slander , llu himself sayliN lie ilth and !
condition weie novoi Ixltor.
'I lirmtlinir < . ' ! T/imt.
CIIICMIO , Oct. 10. Thn lust movement In
opposition to tlie "gas trust" syndicate which
recently gobbled two ot the Invest ( -as com
panies In Chicago and seveial In suiround *
lnr ; towns was inaiU * this evening In thecltj
council , \vluin an ord Inniun repealing tlm
frnncliKo of tlio Kqiiltuble com ) unv for vio-j
lation nt its chatter was intioduced and
passed by an nvei whelming mujorlty. An
ordinance- n slinilui nature iigilnst thu
Consiimeis' comp.mj was lelerrnl to thij
tlm jiidlclnrv conunltli'ii add imidu tlio repeal
the older tor next .Monday night. A vlgtr
ous li lit is to be made to must the trust.
( UK u.o. Oct. 10.Hk'.haiil Moore an < (
wile , while inovini : at 510 Stito street , to
night , incidentally knocked over a lamp , th
ing thi' liiiililliiL' , and both weru siitf > cited In
the tlaines. The lire was extlnu'iilshedl
uiomptly by the luo denartniont , Mooru'4
iiody w. i found on the top Hour , where lid
had NTH literally ro. tdl nlhoin an Instant *
: TUlouic ; W.IH still allVLwhoii found , out
hurtlj nftcnvaid ,
Sinned On nil lrif.li Tour.
Lovi.ov , Oct. 10. Joseph Chnmburlixln
and , lcsso Collins stalled from llirininghniii
lo-dnj on nn Irish loilr. A laigtt party of
frieiuis nstHiihlfd to ttiu them oft ana until
gentlemen mnde npctches In futur ot "Irisit
uaniuttj. | "
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