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A Largo Number of Important
Bills Already Introduced.
' Hrnator Mnndoi-M > n Introduced n reu
nion MriiHinc nnd One For the Ad
mission of Dakota Into tfic
Union Oilie
.Senate. .
WASHINGTON , Deo. Immediately niter
the loading of the journal of Thursday , Mr.
Hoar offei eel a icsolut ion naming the scnutors
to constitute tlio standing committees for the
Fiftieth eongicss , which was adopted.
A similar resolution naming tlio sumitoi s to
coiiftituto tlio select committee' ) , also oflci cd
by Mr. Hoar , and adopted.
A large number of eommunleutions and pe
titions wci o presented mid referred. Aiuone
tlii'iu wcii > tin * following :
To preventthu manlifaeturc and sale Of In
toxicating llquoi sin territories. . , , ,
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For the allowance of a bounty of Ss.JVyj
licr month to all men who nerved in the army
during the war.
To pension all who served during the war.
Kor an amendment to tlio constitution al
lowing congress to pass uniform laws on the
subject of murrlngo and divorce.
Many bills were introduced and referred.
Among them weio the following :
To divide a portion of thu Sioux reserva
tion In Dakota.
For the admission of the state of Wash
ington into the Union.
Kupoallng timber and pre-emption laws.
To encourage the manufacture of steel for
modern arms and armor and to provide
heavy ordnance.
For formications uml other sea coast de
The free coinage of silver.
To icgulutu inundation ( by Morrlll. )
For an nniendment to the constitution pro
hibiting tin.1 manufacture , iinportation'nnd
( ale of intoxicating liquors in the United
Mr. Beck The retirement of United
Stutos legal tender and national bank note *
of Hinall denominations and the issue of coin
certificates In lieu of gold and silverccrtill-
Mr. DolphTo provide for fortifications
and otl er itt defenses. ItappropriaUt
ti : ! < MHX > to Do available during the next
twelve years.
Mr. Paddock For the erection of buildings
for the exclusive usu of postoffioos , iirst anil
BocoUd elas.s. none of the building to cost
more than the aggregate gross iceeipts ol
tlie office for which It is intei'ided for the twc
preceding years.
Mr. Kustis To provide for the joint celebration
bration at Washington in Ibsil by sixteen
American republics in honor of the ccnten
ninl of the cotiHtltution of the United States
It provides for a commission of nine mem
hers and appropriates l00,000. !
Mr. Cameron Kxtending the advantages
v of the eight hour law to letter carriers.
Mr. Mamlorson A public building at
Omaha to cost , Including site , S1r > 00lHX , ) .
Mr. Spooner A public building in Mil
waukee to cost , Including site , § 1,200.001) ) .
Mr. Kdmumls To provide for tnoestab
lishment of a postal tclegrapli.
Mr. Vance To amend the civil service act ,
Thi ) commission shall huvo no power to malu
any rule or regulation excluding any appll
cant for examination and appointment by
reason of ago nor for dropping any one froir
tlio list of oliglbles because of time limita
tiono. At tlio request of any appointing
ofllccr the government commission shall sene
to him tlie names of all who have been cv
amincd and found competent , from which U
make select ions.
Mr. Dolph For the admission of the state
of Washington into the Union.
Mr. Bowen The Jrce coinage of silver.
rjMr. Merrill To credit and pay sovcra
states and territories all the moneys collcctci
under the direct tax act of lbGV also to regu
late immigration.
Mr. Aldrich Authori/inglho secretary o
the treasury to apply the surplus to tlio pur
chase of United States bonds or tlio prepay
ment of interest on tlie public debt.
Mr. Manderson Grunting a pension t <
every soldier and sailor Incapacitated for tin
performance of manual labor , and pension1
for dependent'relatives of deceased suldien
and sailors He introduced this bill at tin
unanimous request of the G. A. 11. Also foi
the admission of the state of Dakota and tin
orgnnhuitlon of the territory of Lincoln.
Mr. Cullom For a pension to the widow o
General Logan. Also a constitutional amend
ment in relation to bigamy and polygamy
Also to reimburse suvoral states for Intctes
paid on war loans ,
Mr. Hale To prohibit the letting of pov
eminent contracts to contractors cmnlojini
convict labor.
Mr. Wilson of Iowa To quint title of set
tiers on DesMoines river lands. Also to en
ate peace among the nations by an urbitrutio
Mr. Sherman For the encouragement o
closer commercial relations and in the Intel
estof tlio perpetuation of peace between th
United States and the republics of Mexice
Central and South America , and the cmpir
of Bra ? ! ! .
Mr. Fin-well To perpetuate the imtionr
banking system.
Mr. Hlalr A constitutional nmcndincn
extending the right of suffrage. Also the re
lief of women enrolled as army nurses
Also restricting the sale and use of opium i
the District of Columbia and territories.
MK Turplo The admission of tiie states c
Washington and Dakota.
Mr. Hoar The erection of ti monument t
negro soldiers and sailors.
Mr. Chandler Fixing the salaries of th
several Judges of the United States distrie
courts at $ : > , IXX ) .
Mr. Hawley To reimburse the prisonei
of war who were in the militaryor naval se :
vice during the war.
Mr. Edmunds To nay the widow of th
late Professor Bayard a compensation of si )
teen years gratuitous services by the pn
fcssor us llsh commissioner.
Mr. Mitchell To amend the net of til
M of March , ISbT , restricting the owncrshl
of real c.stato in the territories to America
citizens. Also ahroiratlng all treaties wit
the Chinfso empire so lur as they permit th
coming of ChincHo into the United States un
absolutely prohibiting the same except as t
diplomatic , e-onsulur und other officials. Als
to prohibit objectionable foreign Immlgrntioi
encourage desirable immigration , dofen
American Institutions and protect America
labor. .
Mr. Vest To Increase the pension of tli
widow of General K. P. lllalr.
Mr. Platt A bill to pi-event frauds o
American manufacturers. It prohibits tli
Importation of aitlclea of foreign manufai
turo wearing the mark or stamp of an Ame
lean manutucturcr , under penalty of fo
felt uro.
Mr. Plumb A bill to make it an offeii'
puiiMmblo by tine and Imprisonment for an
raihoad , sleeping car , telegraph orexpre-
cqnipony to otter any congressman orothc
government employe a free pAss or rodm
tlon from the ordinary rates charged. Alsi
to make it an offense of like gravity for an
government employe to accept or use such
pass. * .
Mr. Gibson A bill to repeal the act fo
. bidding the appointment to any position i
the army of tiny IH.TSOU who served In an
euueity | In the military , naval of civil se
vice of the so-called confederacy. withinj'n
Mr. Wilson ( Iowa ) A bill to strike out tl
words , "minder substantially similar eircun
stances und conditions " where thoj occur ]
hwtlons.3 and I of the inter-state cowmen
net ,
Mr. Paddock To authorise the governor i
Utah to appoint selectmen , clciks , u 3o.-soi
mid superintendents of district schools f <
each county of Utah. Also Instituting tl
governor uml secretary of Utah and others i
the Utah commission1 , n board to rcapportic
Salt Luke City Into Mdcrmanlu withinj'o ;
iiuuilc districts and to provide that no per * .
fUnll to eh. cte4 19 .office from a district i
which ha does not re lde.
Mr. Kcugun To nnibnd the Inter sta' '
commerce act to bring cxpicss earn , I'ullnm
cars , slipping cars , nud all- other cars ownc
l > y inivatc cUlzuM or corporatluus withinj'
operations the same nt If they were
technically common curriers. Also . to
ntncnd section 4 of the same act by
provldliiB that competition of railroads and
water loules shall not be constiued to create
dissimilar circumstances and conditions
within the meaning nf the act.
Mr. Farwell-A bill to repeal the Internal
revenue tax on tobacco In all forms and Im
port duties on sugar and tobacco. It nUo
movldcs Unit n bounty of 1 nnd 40-100 cents
per pound bo paid producers on raw sugar ,
tank bottoms , syrups of canu Juice or beet
Juice , and other sugar productions. Also i\
bill to repeal the oleomargarine act and provide -
vide that oleomargarine nnd .ull ndultcratcd
in tlclcs he plainly labeled as such.
Several bills introduced to amend the alien
land act uro identical so far as concerns the
the investment of foreign capital In mining
enterprises , but one of them declares that
the prohibition of the alien land nut shall not
prevent foreigners from leasing any mill
sites OK water rights in the territories for
manufacturing or milling purposes.
The total ndmber of bills and Joint resolu
tions was : M , a larger number than ever
before introduced In the senate in imv one
day. There weio a largo number of bills for
the election of public buildings. The aggre
gate amount of appropriations Is $7,0-tr > , UOO.
Among them arc the following !
My Mr. Wilson , of hnva A building nt
Sioux City , . i : > , ( KXi ; at Ft. Dotipc. VMMHJO.
Mr. Mundcrsoii At Omaha , * lpOOXKi. (
Mr. Spooner At Milwaukee , * I,2W.000. )
Mr. Heck offered a resolution directing the
postoftlco committee to Inqitlio into the advis
ability of reducing tlio rate of letter postage
to 1 cent when Ictteis do not exceed one
ounce in weight.
Mr. Hutler offered a resolution , which was
adopted , for the appointment of a select com
mittee to inquire into thu advisability and
practicability of establishing and maintaining
a postal telegraph.
Mr.'IInlc offered a preamble and resolution
leeiting the piovision of the civil service law
which prohibits government oftlcials from
oftensivo partisanship and the letter of the
president and Commissioner Obcrly on the
subject ; and providing for the appointment of
a select committee of seven to examine fully
Into the present condition of the civil service
in all its branches ; to ascertain whether ap
pointment have been based on merit and
qualifications , or distributed as partisan
favors ; and as to the paiticlpation of govern
ment officials in political conventions and
Tliu credentials nnd pnpcis in the West
Virginia election ease were , on motion of Mr.
Hoar , icfei red to the committee on privileges
and elections.
After a brief executive session the senate
In the secret session to-day nothing was
done except to read and refer tlie nomina
tions already sent in. The senate is about
to remove the injunction of secrecy from the
Journal of executive proceedings , from the
your 130 up. to the end of the Fortieth con
gress twenty je.irs ago.
It tills fifteen volumes.
WAsniNmov , Dec. 12. Mr. Springer ol
Illinois ] presented the petition of Owen G ,
Chase , who claims to bo elected delegate
from the territory of Cimmarron , commonly
known tis the "public land strip. " In the
petition Chase details the efforts of the pcO'
pie of the territory 10,000 in ( lumber wlic
were without the protection of local or gen
eral laws , to form a provisional council aud
territorial government and the success
which had attended them. Mr. Springei
offered a resolution referring the petition ol
Chase to the committee on territories , when
appointed , and extending the privileges ol
the floor to that gentleman until the appoint
ment of the committee. Alter discussior
of the resolution and petition it was laid or
tlio table.
Speaker Carlisle having called upon Mr ,
Crisp of Georgia to preside over the house ,
stepped down UIKW the lloor and uddresscii
the chair as follows :
"It is well known there is n contest pciuV
ing which makes it improper for me , a5
presiding officer , to appoint a 'committee or
elections. I have left the chair , therefore ,
for the purpose of asking tlio house to excuse
mo from the performance of that duty , anil
to take such proceedings in this mutter us iu
Judgment inuy dictate. "
Mr. Hohnan of Indiana offered n rcsolu
lion that the house will at 1 o'clock tomorrow
row proceed to elect tlltecn members wht
will constitute the committee on elections lei
the present session. A substitute by Mr
Turner of Georgia was rejected | vnd Hoi
man's resolution adopted.
Mr. Lawlcr of Illinois offered a resolutior
calling upon the scnetary of the treasury foi
information us to whether the amount real
izcd from the internal revenue tax on olco
margeiino is necessary for the present 01
future revenues of the government am
whether abrogating that tax would bcnelici
ally diminish the treasury surplus ; whethei
it appeals aftlrmatlvoly that the imposition ol
tlio oleomargarine tax operates to proven'
the consumer fiom using n food produc
delcterous to the public health ; also , wliethci
the imposition of this tax is not in contraven
tion of tuoviinvsof the president as expressci
in his mcs'sago. Laid upon the table.
A number of propositions to amend tin
rules were submitted , to bo referred , and tin
house atljou rued.
Democratic Elect Inn Coinmittccinen
WASHINIITOX , Dec. 12. Tlio domocruti
representative's In caucus chose the followin ;
gent lemon to constitute the majority of th
committee on elections : Crisp of Georgir
chairman , Outhwailh of Ohio , Harry o
Mississippi , O'Forrull of Virginia , Marsh o
Pennsylvania , O'Neal of Indiana , Moore o
Texas , Johnson of North Carolina and Hoar
of Missouri.
Preside.utlal Nominations.
W\sniMUON' , Dee' . 12. Among the nom
nations made by the president to-day wcr
the following : Envoy extraordinary an
minister plenipotentiary , Oscar S. Strauss
Xow York , to Turkey ; Alexander U. Lawtor
Georgia , to Austria-Hungary ; Uayless \ \
Hnnnn , Indiana , to the Argentine Republic
Jared Lawranco Hathbone , California , consi :
general at Paris ; G. lirpwn Geode , commis
sioner of lish and fisheries ; James F. Hem
diet , collector of internal revenue , District o
Tlio Manner In IWlilch Itarttm Bros
Dill liiiMiitCNH at Kurt Hcott.
Sr. JosKi'ii , Mo. , Dec. 12. [ Special Tele
gram to the HEC. ] L. S. and E. C. Hnrtoi
who are now confined in the Jail in this citj
In their short career at Fort Scott , Kan
probably succeeded in getting as deep in elel
n as any other young men who have ever ei
0 gaged in business. Mr. Mitchellof this cltj
superintendent of the St. Joe Stove work !
state's that his attention was first called t
them by n'lettor which ho received from Foi
5 ! Scott telling of the loose manner in whlc
business was hying dono. Ho Investigate
a id found out thut stoves which had bee
purchased from him for fell ) were being sol
for $ S , und the sumo reductions wore bein on all stoves. No firm in FoitScol
was solliau any stoves at all. The Harto
Bros , , who worcdcalingcxcliislvolyliibtovo !
were enjoying a complete monopol
of thei business. A statement c
their financial condition had been prepare
uml sent to the firm from which they nskc
credit which was bogus , and they also state
thai they were expecting an inheritance c
„ flJ.iMHi from an estate left them in Illlnoii
o By this moans thov got crodlt for goods n
folleiws : Uiehurd Jfe Conovor , Kansas Cit.i
* 5rOO ; Koi'kuk Stove company. , $17,1)01 )
Thomas White , Oulney MB. "
IIIU Stove companv i * 'Ull" J i VJ < "
Cutler .t 1 rector , Po-jria. 111. , fcl5 ! : Bui
10 dctto , Smith & Co. , Chicago , $ .VJ ; Fullei
iTOWurmgc , Jiriiiniual , fiii ) . in nimiuon i
these theix' were nearly W.OPO in bilh owe
In Foi t Scott which had boon placed in th
hands of lawyers lor collection.
Lincoln Sfafkot.
LINCOLNNeb. . , } ) co : 12. [ Special Tel. .
gram to the BKI ; . | HuceJptsj 400 ; mixc
; medium , Si.VOijv&U ) ; IwAfy
The President of the Fidelity Bank
L Crushed With the Concern.
Ids Convict Ion mid Sentence. Promptly
'Followed liy n Trip to tlio
Ohio Penitentiary nt
, llnrpcr Convicted.
CINCINNATI , Dec. 13. The greatest oroad
yet gathered in the corridors of the United
States court room , assembled this morning
long before tba time for the assembling of
the court. At 10 o'clock .ludgo Sage appeared
alone , the court was opened and n few min
utes later the Jury filed in. As soon as they
were seated Judge Sago nskcd if
they had agreed upon their ver
dict , mid tlio foi uman said they
had. The Judge directed the clerk to
received it. At this point Blackburn called
the court's attention to the absence of the
defendant. ' 'Let him be brought in , " said
the judge. In two minutes the marshal en-
tcied followed by Harper , looking pale mid
concerned. Behind him came his wife ami
her sister. When they were seated the clerk
took the sealed envelope inclosing the sen
tence , tore it open and lead the fatal words :
"Wej the. Jury , find the defendant guilty us
charged in the Indictment. " This meant
guilty on all thiity-thrco counts left
for the Jury to act upon. Hlack-
burn moved the arrest of Judgment ,
which the coin t Instantly overruled. Then
tlie district attorney , Burnett , moved for im
mediate senteni'o and that the sentence be
cumulative , .ludgo Sago overruled the mo
tion and asked if the defendant had anything
to say before the sentence was pronounced
upon him. Blackburn rose and said thut the
defendant wished to speak thiough him , and
say that ho. had nothing to add to what had
been said , ovoept to thank the court for Its
fair ami linJMrtial treatment , nnd
to ask that the couit be us merci
ful as circumstances and law would
permit. At 10:3."i : the court directed Harper
to stand up. Thu strong nnm stood erect
with teais coursing do\\n his cheeks , but
no other sign of of emotion. Behind his
chair with bowed head sat his wife in agony
that hud no better manifestation than wring
ing of her hands. The court recited the
usual form of sentence , saying the evidence
left no doubt of thu dutnndant's guilt , and
that the offense Mnoi-itcd tlio highest
penalty of the law , which the
couit would now impose. Ten years
in the Ohio penitentiary and that the nuushal
convey him thither at once.
Harper sat down , turning to his wife their
lips met , her hands went around his neck ,
ills arms encompassed her. The silence in
the court room was awful : The jurors wept.
Women and men all over the court room
were in tears. Tlie silence was broken by
Blackburn making n last request of
the couit , that was that the
order for immediate imprisonment be
suspended , as there was much business to bo
attended to by Harper in which his wife was
closely concerned , and it would bo cxcceel-
ingly difficult to attend to it unless Harper
could remain here for a few days. .ludgo
Sago said there would bo an opportunity for
his wife to sco him nt Columbus mid ho repeated -
peate-d the order to the nuushal to convey
him thither to-day.
1 he jury was then discharged , and the
marshal conducted the defendant to tie |
marshal's ofllce. i
At 4 o'clock this afternoon Harper was
taken to the penitentiary at Columbus.
The Revolt Against I'owdcrly In tlio
KnlglitB ol' Imlior.
PiliiAnii.riiMDec. : 12. [ Special Telegram
to the Hin. ] The revolt in the Knights of
Labor threatens to force Powderly out of the
palatial headquaiters here. Ho bus been
recently looking mound for himself , not
only hero but in New York , New England
states and in New Jersey , nnd wherever he
has gone ho has been confronted with the
tottering walls of deserting followers am ]
lowering skies. The leaders of tlie growing
revolt , which is under the direction of n provi
sional committee , determined to use all theli
power to drive out of office the whole of the
executive board , which , as thov allege , i ;
made up of "cormorants und blunelcrers.1
Developments along this line are looked foi
at the Thursday night conference , ant
though all the members present will be
pledged to secrecy , the facts cannot long be
bidden. In view of the emergency the gen
cneral executive board hold a meeting tomorrow
row , and it will bo enlivened bi
discordant music , if Messrs. Barr
and Bailey , who play a duet by themselves
are present from New York. Among the
business will bo consideration of the ne
policy of the order in grunting trade charter !
and cessation of the futile war upon trade
unionism. The general executive bourd wll
bo aided in carrying out the change of pollc\
toward trade unions by the federation o :
labor , the new and powerful trade union or
guui7Utioa which has sprung to gigantic pro
portions within a year und the first imtiona
convention of which will begin to hold ses
sions to-day in Haltimorc. This formidable :
body will permit no further attacks upoi
trade unionism by the milnugers of the
Knights of Labor. A number of Knights o :
Labor assemblies uro considering tlio tuies
tion of renouncing the authority of the rullnj
board and joining the i-qvolt. Thu title
Knights of Labor , will bo laid nsido by tin
organisation of revolt. No title will bo dell
nitely adopted until the meeting of the na
tionnl conference soon to' take place am
probably a now organi/ation will take tin
field under the name of tho-"Brotherhood o
Labor. "
[ Press. ] A meet Ing of representative mei
from nearly all loe-al assemblies of tin
Knights of Labor , was held yesterday a
which resolutions were adopted rocomcndlni
all local assemblies lo jnake a demand upoi
the general executive bourd for an itemize !
account of all expendituresmudeby that bed ;
during the past year , so they inuy knov
wheiu und how > 00,000 dollars wus dls
An Indian's Hrldc.
NHOAIIA FAM.S , JJ. Y. , Dec. 12. [ Sneclu
Telegram to thtfilnn. ] Pauline Sehwit7ei
daughter of Ilev. Augustus Schwlt/er o
Schwuimsville , has eloped with David Little
John , a full.bloodcd Tuseurora Indian , when
she thought was a Spaniard. The girl is
blonde , seventeen years of age , bluq eyes am
fluxen hair. She came here last summer o :
nn excursion , missed her companions on Goa
Island , met the Indian and asked him toassls
in finding the others. Ho told her ho was
Spaniard stopping nt the Prospee't house will
some titled Europeans by whom ho was em
ployed. The acquaintance ripened into lov
nnd lately mi-angements were mndo by letie
for un elopement. The girl went to Niugar
Falls mm mot her copper-colored lover. ;
brother followed her hero but then losttrueH
The couple went homo for forgiveness am
the family set upon the brfdegroom hnel bea
him nearly to death. Ho was then threat
oiied witli tar and feathers if ho ever rt
turned and the girl \va locked iua room
Her folks will try to have the marriage mi
nulled. They think It was a mock marriage
The girl's brother came hero to-day hunthij
for the Indian. Ho said he hnd n 1 evolve
and v would kill him.
' -
d I Pnii.vnn.rnu , Dec. W. The now big' '
o Uceneehuv passed by the lust logislutui
promises to drive out of the liquor busines
not only those who cannot afford to pay th
t-VH ) lle-onvo fees , but also many wealthy deu !
v ers who will find it ImiiOBsible to secure th
d necessary Uindbine-n to became rcsporisibl
iur lUvir AiUlUui vouipUmicc will ; the lu\v.
Though Badly Wounded lie Still He-
to Surrender. , Cor. , Dec3 , ; [ Special Telegram
to the Bur. . ] The excitement at Denver and
the eastern portion f the state over the
bloody work of \\\o \ \ \ desperado Newt Vorco
during the pas\fow diys , has reached a fever
heat. Since hl escapade at Deer Trull a few
days since , whop ho .dangerously wounded
Deputy Shci Iff Cuntley , particulars of which
wore wired the Br.K , Voroc has been n fugi
tive. After leaving Doer Trail ho went to
leaver Itnnch * whcro" lie stole a horse mid
liiick for the open prairie. The officers
clng in i-losc pursuit , ho made but few stops ,
ut these wore at ranches which Intervened
etwccn the Mill Iron nnd Cuttle company's
ropcrty nnd the Brocdcimnu place. Finally
Is trail was struck , and jestcrday morning
owns seen making direct for the "L. H.
J. " dug out. This place ho i cached late
the afternoon , Deputy Slier-
llolllngsworth ami his men
vcrc In hot pwsuM , so close in fact , that
vhen Vorco disappeared in the dug-out , the
lorse which he had been riding was sei/ed by
lollingsworth. Vorco still retained his
voapons. The dug-out Is a portion of a
astily erected structure about thirty feel in
cngth cut Into the side of a knoll and within
i few feet of Muddy creek. The south por-
lon is occupied by .tho man us n kitchen or
louse proper. A partition seperatcs this
rom the dug-out und is filled up with bunks
nto .which .tho men roll for sleep und rest.
L'hu officers culled upon Voreo to como out
md surrender , but receiving no reply stir-
oundi'd thu place , thinking this wus the
Busiest way to secure their roan. Vorco had
evidently punched * y hqjtftn the side of the
lug-out for no sooneiti ! f the posse como
ivithln range than th Almrp crack of n rillu
vus heard and Gay Hollingsworth , brother of
he deputy , rolled down the bank of the creek a
As the desperado fired the officers returned
t , and for several minutes heavy firing wi.s
( opt up. The body of the dead officer was
e'covered , and will be shipped to Browning ,
111. , to-morrow. TcH'grams were at once
sent to Denver for assistance , and messengers
started for different ranches to get ull thu uid
tossiblo , witli the determination of capturing
Vonee dead or nlivo. Four deputies loft
icro to-night , to bo Joined by four others at
Deer Trail , and if they find it impossible to
got Vorco to surrender , un attempt will bo
nadu to se-t the dug out on tire mid burn him
out. While the officers were watching the
| ilace this afternoon u man came out of the
rear door und sturtedtowm-dsCorona. After
lie hud gone a quarter of u mile hu was over
taken by un officer , who ee > voreel him with a
Winchester und cominanded him to halt and
: ell his business. The man , who o numo was
Frost , plcadeel to bo allowed to go
on saying he was on his way to get a physi
cian for Vorce , who hud his thigh badly shut-
tei cd in tliu fight last night and was unable to
stand or ride. Ho also stated that the dug
out in which thu outlaw had taken refuge was
occupied by Mr. mid Mrs. Foster , who were
compelled to admit Vc-rco and four compan
ions who came with him. They have about
two weeks' supply of provisions and the
chances of starving them out arc discourag
ing. Thu ranchmen are determined to riel
Iho country of this gang of horse and cattle
thieves which Vorce toads. Ho , however , is
so securely barricaded that , unless ho con
sents to surrender , his capture without more
bloodshed is extremcydoubtful. )
Coi-rlgun , tlio Horbcinan , ItcsentH His
Defense'of Atoilcr.
KANSAS CITV , Mo. , Dec. 12. [ Special Tcle-
gram to the Bra : . ] At 3:30 : o'clock to-day Ed
Corrigan assaulted Dr. Morrison Munford , of
the Kansas City/l'imcs , in tlio Long building
at the northwest corner of Missouri avenue
nnd Main street. The assault occurred on
the stair case leading to the third lloor of the
building und no one wus in the hall at the
time. W. H. Watt , who occupies an office on
the third floor , heard a sculfie and rushed to
the head of the stairs. T hero hu saw Corri
gan ami Munford lying on the stairs , cn-
gagcel in a struggle. Being a litllo near
sighted , he was not able to distinguish which
man had the better of the light.
The noise occasioned by the dis
turbance brought several of the occupants
of the building to the scene and the men
were at once parted by C. D. Tiehcnor and
Churlcs Bower. Dr. Munford had received
a severe blow in the face und several in other
parts of the body. Ho was at once taken to
the office of Holmes & Ward. A carriage )
was summoned and the wounded journalist
conveyed to his home' . Inquiry as to tliu' be
ginning of the assault from jiersons who had
conversed with Dr. Muuford after tlio separa
tion , reveuleel the fuot that Carrigan find approached
preached Dr. Munford from thu rear , while
ascending the stairs. Carrigan grabbed
Munforel by the left arm and the latter im
mediately reached for his revolver ,
which ho carried in his overcoat pocket.
Before the pistol could bo presented
Carrigan had dealt his victim n
heavy blow in the eye and then throw him to
the lloor. Dr. Munford was then nwaro of
receiving several blows or kicks on the body ,
ho knew not which. When the men were
parted and Muuford taken up stairs. Cor
rigan disappeared it is said , taking with him
the'pistol that Munford hud attempted tn
draw. The cause of the assault was the edi
torial comments of the Times ujwii the brutal
nssault committed by Corrigan upon Thomas
J. Mosicr , a reporter of the Times , the day
proceeding the opening of the Waldo Park
races. Without provocation Corrigan fclleel
Mosicr to thu ground ami stumped upon his
face , inflicting injuries from which the re
porter is still suffering. The Times de
nounced Carrigan in the strongest terms anil
promised to aid Mosier in bringing him tc
justice. ,
The Nevada Bank ItufiiN.
SVN FIUNCISCO , Dec. 12. [ Special Tele
gram to the line. ] It is now accept oil us r
fact In financial circles hero that the Ncvadt
bank will be closed soon and another com
mcrclal bank established on its ruins. This
is the direct result of the failure of the whoa' '
corner on which the Nevada bank advanced
so many millions. Ills definitely known tha
but for the help of Senator Fair at a critica
moment the bunk would have failed. Fair ! i
now president , but it is said a syndicate wil
control the new establishment und Fair wil
retire. Bander , thq , pjoo-presldent , who wil' '
saddled with the responsibility of udvunciiif
1111,000.000 on the wheat deal without author
ity , Is In England at present , arranging semi
of the prellminaries'tor the establishment o
the new bunk , t
Slugging Match Postponed.
Niw : YOKK , Dec. .13. The Dcmpscy-Hea
gun prize fight for Hie middle weight chain
pionshlp 11/zlcd for lb < i second liine this morn
ing. It wus decided to postpone the cvtnt
but the date was notllxcd and it Is believei
the fight will bo ordered to take place wlthii
a week. The fight 'was to have taker ! placi
on Long Island , but owing to the heavy fo |
which prevailed the p.irty did not leave tin
Visible. .Supply Htatcinont.
Ciuctno , Deo. 12. The i visible supply o
grain for the week ending December IU , m
compiled by the sqcrctary of the Chieagi
board ot trade , is us follows :
Wheat . 42lXHXi ( )
Corn . SloyKJl (
Outs . . ' . . < V/J,00i
Hyo . . , .
Hurley . > . . . „ . , , . . ; .
The Tally Sheet Forger.
CIXCIX.VVTI , Deo. 12. Of the men hidlctei
for participation in the tally sheet forgery litho
the election , fn October , 1&5 , Thomas J
Cogan has-been nnested here. Allen O
Myers it > abs-ci-.t. ( . ' . F. Blackburn , thethirU
bus uot ycv been fo-i > ; d by the o K'ii > .
Sullivan Sots An Irish Audlonco
Wild With His Slugging.
A VUU Ion Supposed Itahwny Victim
In KillntMii-K I/orel l y < > ' > *
and Ills Uellcr-Otlier
Foreign News.
tlnlin'H FlrNt IrlHli Ilout.
[ CnpurtuM fS87 lw Jtlinr * ( iinilunJfiui'lf.l
Dfiu.iN , Dee. 12. [ New York Herald
lable Special to the Hr.K. ] Not Patti ,
ot Mary Anderson over drew here such an
inmense crowd as thronged Leinster hall to-
light , Inside and outside , hulling the debut of
stilllvan. Over the vestibule was "V. H. , "
but on the platform "P. U. " The crowd out-
Ido was the largest and whenever In the
nsido the crowd applauded or cheered the
mtsldcrs echoed it without hnow-
ng what or wherefore. Nationalists ,
Orangemen , unionists , Protestants , Catho-
'ics , ull met on a common ground of pugilism ,
. 'red Gallagher , in u llttlo Hpeech , Introduccel
Sullivan , saying in substance : Hero Is an
\merieun-Irishmuu in whom all feel Just
; > rido. Although a stranger in person ho is
none In fact , because thoroughly Irish-bred.
I wus not John's mistake that ho was born
beyond the confines of the Emerald Isle. I
now introduce him as the unbeaten
and unbeatable John L. Sullivan. "
Almost each worel was emphasi/ed by
cheers but as the "big man" fairly looked up
Hid out like a Venetian statue suddenly seen
, n n misty picture by Turner , tlie cheers
row stentorian amid cries of "Hurrah lor
America , " and "Tho Hoston Boy Forever. "
The delight manifested is best expressed by
lie word yells. These scorned to stagger
Sullivan. They appeared to bo blows upon
lis orators trap. Hut recovering himself , ho
thus struck out boldly with his rhetoric :
"Ladies and Gentlemen : I thank you
very heartily for this unexpected kind of a
reception. 1 hope I shall always deserve it.
My parents were of this country. I have al
ways tried to bo a chip of the old block. I
have the same sentiments toward Ireland
which you have. I do not come to boast , but
: eave you to judge for yourselves. After this
Irish tour 1 shall go back to Knglund
to prepare to meet the best man it
: ms to bring against me. I hope
before I revisit you the Englishman and I
shall meet Inside a twenty-four foot , ring and
; et the public Judge which is the better man.
If ho beats me this sentence was greeted
with a chorus of "never , never" I shall still
extend him the right hand of fellowship. If
I beat him" shall expect the same. "
This brought forth more cheers and cries
such us "An1 you will John , darling. "
Mr. Phillips , his backer , was then Intro
duced , whoso genial looks induced fresh
cheers for the manager , with whom , on his
simply bowing his thanks , several on the
platform heartily shook hands of welcome
with him.
There were then some amateur contests as
appetizers for the piece do resistance to fol
low , during which Prince Edward Saxc
Weinas , commander of the forces in Ireland ,
entered uccoinpanicel by Cuutain Orr , adju
tant to the lord lieutenant , and two members
of his staff , which evoked alternative hisses ,
boo-hos and huzias , according to the feelings
of the partisans in the audience , but all in a
chaffing spirit. This , however , was stopped
by polite Mr. Phillips , who , with Mr.
Gallagher , then in sight of the audience ,
introduced Sullivan to the prince commander ,
who , following the example of the Prince of
Wales , shook Sullivan heartily by the hand
and accompanied tlio latter to the dressing-
room. There the prince commander told
Sullivan IIQ had sedulously followed the lat-
tcr's record ami it was a pleasure to meet
the owner of it and to wish him good luck in
his proposed fight.
Not long uttcrwurds Sullivan , who had
exchanged his evening dress for his ring
costume , was nguin tumultuously cheered ,
and Ashton was greeted with three cheers
for the American. Sullivan wore green
tights in compliment to thu Emerald Isle
Four rounds were given , of two minutes
each. These did not differ in method nnil
form from previous ones described hitherto
from London , but those present who saw the
Aquarium performnnco sniel that to-night's
performance showed more ncrvo and spirit.
A comparison was immediately made between
Sullivan's method in finesse und Smith's ,
who bus also been here , and much to Sulli
van's advantage , probably bcaiuso of Hiber
nian sympathy.
During the rounds n chorus of animating
cries were kept up : "Qivc it to him , John ; '
"Now walk in , Ashton , " etc. If any came to
doubt they remained to Join in unanimity and
At the close Sullivan returcd thanks
briefly , said kind words for Ashton , and pres
ently went to his hotel surrounded by an
admiring crowd , which , however , a pouring
ruin hud very much diminished. An cxperl
estimated the audience inside ut TUOO.
Ijlvlng Proof That Mary Dormnii Wan
Not > Iurilcreel ut Kaliway.
LCopi/riy'it ' llfK > l > y Jiimes ( lanluii Ilennrtt.\ \
EiiiNiiunon. Dee , 12. [ New York Heruh
Cable Special to the Hr.K. | I visitcc
to-day Mary Dorman , n supposed Hahway
victim , I went to see her in company will
her sister , Mrs. Miller , the wife of a hui
dresser of Lclth In comfortable circum
stances. Mary has not been to America , ul
though flhe made a proposition to go las
February when living at Glasgow. She quit
ted thut city for this one May 20 lust
SSho wus then nt the Glusgow Grand hole
in service , where she lived at the time of th
Haliwuy murder. I found her ns house mail
in a highly respectublo family hotel here , am
I gave her my promise not to reveal th
strcetand number before her sister consentei
to find Mary. She is in terror lest her bus
band should discover her address , Iimsmuc
2H.ho . persecuted her for money am
cannot or will not support himself. Mare
over she wishes to escape public
curiooity. She was quite conversant with
her American notoriety mm jncined worried
abenit the prominent way her history IiS'1 been
brought before the public through the news
papers , otherwise she was frank aud agreea
ble. She was neatly di cssed nnd wore small ,
plain earrings und looked fur from being u
victim. Sno naively said thut If any onojn
America who knew her In Scotland
doubted whether she was ullvo or dead ,
she colt Id t-o ; to u photographer
and prove herself alive. Her live-bavin , aa
such u child Is culled In Scotland , Is undei
thocaioof Mrs. MtCormlck ut Whitclnlch ,
Mary's character was given as a neat , tidj
Bervunt , peifecUy setber und honest. She
that day had sent some money to hoi
mother in Stranrear. She , , bus a small
balance In the Postal Savings Exchequer ,
Her bc'.hcJuuv ! , At.Urew Klrkwood , Is
In New Zealand as n new immigrant. Her
desire of privacy to escape the Intcrfoicnco
of her husband with her work and wages has
fed the belief of Mary In Struuruerhero
her mother lives , rfnd elsewhere that Mary
went to America and may loully have been
thu Hahway victim.
Mr. James Ward , proprietor mid editor of
the Wigtownshire Free Press , published In
Stranlaor , who knows the whole history of
the fainUy'nnd has recently talked with
Mary , bus given public assurances of her
safety mid comfort. Vet even those ! have
boon doubted. Ho says that Mary has boon
surrounded by a mystery , but she is the
dourest porlphatctlc nllbl In all Scotland.
He Had n ljcunlti Towards Catholi
cism For Many Yearn.
lCop/if/M | | tfS ! t > u Jainr * ( ! nnliiH JJcilllrlM
LONDON , Dec. 12. [ New York Herald
Cablu Special to the Hun. ] The contro
versy whether Lord Lyons lived us well as
died n Catholic , or wus unduly proselyted ,
having reached thu press here , both secular
and religious , I sought tills morning Father
Godwin at Brompton oratory , a friend of the
Duke of Norfolk , und nil the Howard family.
He was shown copies of thu European edi
tion wherein Chaplain Gill of the British
embassy had raised thu question. After
reading these Father ( Jill impressively said :
"I know Lorel Lyons well , and also his sister -
tor , mother , the present Duke of Norfolk and
all the Howard family. Lord Lyons has been
a protostunt ull bis long life until
within the present your. Ho boo.imo
a convert to Catholicism , but what
wonder ! One of his sister's children ,
Lady Minim Charlotte Howard , is a nun , mid
another , Lady Etheldra Howard , Is a sister
of charity. His sister became a Catholic
xnvarel her end , and on her death bed , not
long ago , had a serious interview with him
urging him to obtain that peace In the
'hurcli which she enjoyed. I know this pro-
luccd a great effect on his mind , and he
) egan to study our faith and attend our
church. During thu last two months ho
ilmost dally attended mass publicly , either
it the Warwick street or Corpus Christ !
churches. His nieces , tlio Ladies How
ard , were also his Instruotors in
our tenets. When the sublect of
ing formally received into our
church was broached to him a few weeks bo-
foru his stioku of paralysis , ho said , with a
reverent modesty : ' 1 fear I am not good
enou'ghyct for that.1 But If he had lived in
health a few weeks longer , that blessed event
would have publicly occurred. I was called
to thu Norfolk house at thu timu thu stroke
llrst occuircd. I heard his secretary and
friend , Mr. Sheffield , ask him would ho like
to sec the Catholic bishop of Southwark. He
was then speechless from the stroke , but
sensible , and I saw him nod an assent. When
the bishop nrriveel wo all "left them alone.
The prolutu propouneled many questions as to
the faith mid feeling , to which ho responded
by intelligent looks and ufllrmtivu nods.
Shortly afterwards we wore summoned back ,
anil I assisted the bishop in n conditional bap
tism of Lord Lyons. I nm satisfied thut he
wus sensible of all that occurred. I am sur
prised at the duubt uxprSsscd for he went to
muss regularly. Tills first fully known
by a housemaid of thu Norfolk house recog
nizing him umong the kneeling worshippers ,
rich und poor alike , at the Warwick street
church. "
Your correspondent next sought Father
Pin-cell , resident priest in charge of Coi pus
Christ ! chapel , Covcnt garden. Ho said :
"Each Sunday that Lord Lyons was in Lon
don after ho quilted Paris ho came hero at 10.
a. m. to low mass. The first I knew of
this was' from the man who took
charge of the offertory coming to mo with
reference to an elderly gentleman placing a
sovereign In tlio bean unusual incident for
a chuich mainly ficquontcd in this district by
humbler classes. The next time hu came ho
was pointed out to another father , who
recognised him as Lent Lyons. Each Sunday
ho left us the sarnc practical proof ot his at
tendance bjkphicing a sovereign in the poor
box. llo camu and went unobtrusively and
unattended nnd without making himself
known. On the day of his death the two
Ladies Howard , his nieces , came here asking
our prayers for him , and saying how
gratified they were that ho had attended
mass. 1 have a letter to the same effect from
the Duke of Norfolk. It seems a shnmo that
some newspapers should say wo Catholics
look advantage of Lord Lyons' unconscious
state to proselyte him. I feel cortuin ho had
been a Catholic believer long before his ill
ness. 1 remember being at the Irish cottage
in Paris at the time of tliu Jesuit expulsion ,
when Lord Lyons said if any of them wanted
a home they could como to his house and find
it. Certainly these und other matters seem
to prove old sympathies with Catholics as u
ground work of his later faith.
Mutual K\planitioiiH nnd Ajiologion.
ICVi/iyi / Ivlit J&ii Ini Jtunc * ( joittoii Itciuiclt. ]
CoNsTANTi.xoi'i.n , Dec. 13 ( via Parisj.
[ New York Herald Cable Special to Urn
Bin : . ] Mutual apologies have Docn ex
changed between W. 1C. Vmidcrbilt and the
authorities concerning his inndvertmit at
tempt to go up the Dardanelles Hying an un
known flag wliidi was that of the New York
Yacht club and somewhat resembling the
naval flag of America in color. The Turks ,
seeing a clean , trim steamer like the Alvu ,
naturally concluded she was a war vessel.
Men of war all stop below the forts. Tim
favft of passing there wus that of
thtf captain who should have known the
Dardanelles was only open to tramps and
traders , and thcrcfoiu the unusual llag had
not been se-en thcro. However , an English
vessel some time ago , flying in the Darda
nelles where only merchantmen are allowed
a white ensign the same us an English
naval vessel and only permitted by the gov
ernment to the royal yuclu/ squadron , madu a
similar mistake with a similar" result of stop
pages aud mutual explanations.
Funeral oCMnilamo nouclrnnt.
| ( u/ij/ru/il / ( / ISS7 / < ) / . /lines Gintlun Ihiiitctl. ]
P/nis Dec. 12. [ New Yoil ; Herald Cable
Special to the Br.K.J Mudumu llouelcunt ,
proprietress of the Magawno du Bon Muivho ,
who died ut Cannes lust Thursday , was
buried to-elay at Paris. She bequeaths tlm
greater putt of her fortune , estimated at
* 15 , < K)0,000 ) , to charitable , artistic , lltciary
and religious institutions. To ull the em
ployes of thu Bon Murchoshobe-qiUMths sum *
varying from 1,000 to 10,000 francs. Mine ,
Uficicunt hud no near relations. Her
funeral tool : nlaco at St. Thomas Daquin ,
The cortege 'was wonderfully imposing. A
chorus opera sung the rcqulcnl ! r-ass. Ovot
four thousand mourners walked behind Tll'J
hearse. _
A Poisoner on Tiiul.
BOSTON' , Mass. , Doc. 12. The long de
layed trial of Mrs. Sarah J. Uoblnson , al
leged jtoisoncr of her children and othcis , be
gan In the fcupifiino judicial court ut East
Cambridge this morning. Beer nnd Smith ,
who were arrested us Mrs. Smith's aciom
pllccs , wuio pibsOnl und tin motion of the at
torney goncral th < 5 indictment against Smith
was nollu prosscd for lack of evidence. The
work of selecting a Jury is now in progictH.
So the Referee Dooldos the Wnrrou *
Weir Fight.
Din He-mint Spider I'oumlN tlio Mlnr
ncapollH Fcatlicr\\H | > lit ami Draws
Gor < - Ft'oiitiiMilly During tlio
Twenty Hot Itoiimls.
A Hot Untile.
MiNNF.U'oi.i" , Minn. , Dec. 12. The twenty *
round fight with hard gloves between Tommy
Warren , American champion featherweight ,
mid Ike Weir , ox-champion featherweight ,
diew un enormous orowd to the rink this
evening. Weir weighed In nt HT,1 , and
Wairen HO'/ ' . Both men appeared in fine
condition , but Weir wus a slight favorite In
the betting. John Barnes , manager of the
St. Paul base ball club , was chosen roferco
by Mayor Amos , and time was called at U:23. :
Two-ounce gloves were used.
Weir drew blood in thu first round ,
landing his right on Warren's nose. Wnricn
countered on his neck.
In the foil i tb Warren landed heavily on
Weir's chest.Hourly lifting him from his
feet. After a few heavy body blows had
boon exchanged , Weir lauded heavily on
Warrcn'sV'ft eye , and followed with u light
ono on thu shoulder , slightly staggering him.
From this time to the tenth found honors
wore nearly even , although Weir got in ono
or two mine blows on Warren's ' face , druw-
ng more blood.
The tenth round showed Weir was the
'rcshor man. Warren showed the effects of
ns punishment. Weir got in his loft on
Warren's chest , but in Ihoe-llnch was thrown
o the floor. On thu whole huliad thu best of
the round.
Light lighting followed until the thirteenth
round , in which tliero wore two clinches , in
which much short arm digging in thu ribs
was indulged in. Warren showed badly
swollen lips and two heavy dark oyos.
There seemed little doubt of the result in
the fifteenth. Wolr was seemingly as fresh
us in thu beginning , while Warren needed
wind badly. Several heavy blows were
given on both sides.
In the sixteenth Weir got in two more on
Warren's damaged nose. Warren retaliated
In tlio seventeenth Warren received nn
upper cut on the chin and returned with his
loll on Weir's oliook. Weir got in a vicious
one em Wai ron's Jugular and rushed.
Weir opened the nineteenth with his left
on Warren's chin , then put it on Warren's
nose , starting blood again. Ho now rushed
his man , finding Warren's bitlised face when
ever lie wished.
Thu twentieth and last round found War
ren terribly punished , both eyes nearly
closed , lips swollen , mid nOse bleed
ing. Weir was without a mark ,
lie forced things , but Warren
ste > od up gamely and took several on thefiico.
Then ho seemed to recover and landed heav
ily on Weir's e\vo , eliin and neck. Weir re
taliated with ono on the ne-ek and followed Ifc
with another on thu ribs , which nearly
knocked Weir off his feet. Warren then got
in heavily on Weir's neck , und the latter
countered once more on the damaged nose.
Time was called and the fight declared by
the referee to be a draw. A great uproar
followed. Weir's backer wants to mutch hls >
man for a light to u finish with Warren any
_ _ 4
A Bad Fire In tlio IJiiNiiiess Part of
tlio City. '
CHICAGO , Dec. 13. A threatening confla
gration orginntcd this e.vcnlng about 7:45 : , in
the five-story building of Phclps , Dodge &
Palmer , boot and shoo manufacturers , lo
cated in the heart of the business portion ot
tlio city. The fire spread rapidly nnd the
large building was se > on a mass of ( lames.
Tlio building adjoining , occupied by Gimbcl
llros. , hat and cap manufacturers , wus soon
burning , and the general offices ol the Chl-
oago , Hurlingtcin t Quincy railroad , and the
enormous now building of Marshall , Fold &
Co. , dry goods , were badly scorched. A high
wind was blowing from the southwest and
myriads of large , ihiming cinders were car
ried as far ii the north side of the river at
Clark street , dropping in great quantities
about the city anil county buildings. For a
time it was feared that the fire would con
sume the entire square to the south and east
of tlio starting point , but u U o'clock it was
partially under control.
LAIIII : At a late hour to-night it is re
ported that at the time the tire broke out
several men weio ut work on the fifth lloor ,
und it is supposed their csoupo was cut off by
the Humes. Nothing definite can bo learned
until nn inspection of the ruins is made. It
is estimated that the losses will reach | 7oOOCO
with perhaps two-thiids insurance.
Sicniuslilp ArrivnlH.
Plin.ADHi.riiiA , Dec , [ Special Telegram to
the Ilisc. ] Arrived The stenmor Hrilisu
King from Liverpool.
GIASOOW , Dec. 12 , Arrived The Scan-
dinnvhin from Hoston und thu Hoston City
from Haltimorc.
AM.TIUI > AM , Deo. 12. Arrived The Schil-
dam from New York for Liverpool and the
Kansas from Hoston. IJ I
Qt'iiNS'io\v.v : , Dec. 12. Arrived The City J
of Chester from New York. 1
Niw YIIIIK , Dec. 12. Arrived The All-
lama from Liverpool ; thu Erin from London ;
thu Kugja from Hamburg und the Normundid
from Jtuvre.
SornuMinov , Dec. 13. Arrived Thu
Wcrr.i from New York for Hrcmcn.
A Young lonely Disappear * .
ST. Jos.r.i'ii . , Mo. , Dee. 12. [ Special Tele *
gram to the HIK. ; ] Miss Uuby Churchill , a
young lady about sixteen years of ago disap
peared from homu Sunday morning and has
not sineo been f-een. Her father , Frank
Churchill , desei ted ills family about n week
ago , leaving a unto lor his wife telling her to
provide for Inn-self. Churchill is a man ol
considerable means. Hlb wife had him ar-
icsted to-day for abandonment iji order to
hold him , believing ho Knows of thu where *
about * of her child , Mrs , Churchill is the
daughter of Levo Solicitor , of Gentry county ,
ono of the most prominent citizens in thd
Tiwk AVnlUii-H ; Killed.
PU.V.VSUTA xr.v , Pa. , Dec. 12. Two
Swedes , who weio icturnirig homo after a
visit to town last night , were killed by a
freight train us they \\ero crossing t lie track
about u mile fiom heiu.
Freni.'li Altai TH.
PA ins , Deo. 1'J. Ficrard , yielding to Presi
dent Curnot'H appeals , has consented to
make another attempt to orguni/e u inlu
i ICulo Iu Ireland.
Dt'lil.ix , Dec. 12. A news agent has been
sentenced to ono month's imprisonment 3
at hard labor for selling copies of the Cork
Herald containing irpoits of meeting of bup.
picsscd branches of the league.
A Hank President'Vili ; Suicide * .
Jlu'ixi : , WIs. , Dec. 1' . ' . Mrs. W. II.
Lathrop , wife of the president of the First
National bam ; of thin city , di owned herself
in the hiku last 'd 'ht. She has been do
mcntcd for HOIIIO time r > ) t.
U'ontliiif Indications.
For Nebraska : ColOer generally falJf
weather , light to fresh winds generally north *
For Iowa : ' 1 liicatonlng weather with llfht
local rains or smnvs , followed by coldo.D
clearing weather ; winds becoming light t *
f'-esih northerly. - „