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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE JSlttDAY. MARCH 20. 1889.
POLITICAL SOUTH OMAHA ,
Residents of the Magic City Full of
CANDIDATES FuR EVERYTHING
Prospects For a Warm Time nt the
Polls In Uclntlon to the Police
The Candidate * .
A representative meeting of business men
Wds held In the rooms of the Emanon club
Wednesday evening , to take political action
in the coining municipal election. Chairman
John P. Evcrs on behalf of the committees
on candidates reported the names of Patrick
J. King and Samuel P. Brlgham for a police
Judge selection. After an Informal ballot
a regular ballot was taken and It was de
cided to appoint a committee , which commit
tee consists of John F. Kouslmr , P. P.
Hedges , W. II. Beckett , and Secretary Jo
seph O. Eastman to receive the result of the
ballot nnd with power to consult
with other nomination committees nnd con
ventions nnd to select a candidate and to re
port at next meeting , The committee then
reported In favor of Fred M. Smith for
councilman In the First ward/ . Cuddington
In the Second ward , Jocob II. EpRcr in the
Third ward , and B. Jotter In the Fourth
ward , nnd on ballots they were elected. The
question of school directors was held open
till the next meeting. Adjourned to meet
Saturday morning nilo'clock ) In the Masonic *
When Mayor Sloano called the council to
order Wednesday afternoon , Councilman
Smith , Jotter. Raftcrty , Baylcss , Burke and
O'Rourko answered roll call. The minutes
wore read and approved. Ordinance No.
122 , authorizing flro hydrants on Twenty-
eighth street between J and N streets , was
reported favorably. Ordinance No. 121 , relat
ing to sewer connections , was reported fav
orably and passed finally. Ordinance No.
120 , relating to stock running at largo , was
read and passed. Hero a resolution was
passed requiring the city attorney to pro-
prepare all ordinances to bo introduced
with the typewriter. The dumping grounds
committee reported , nnd was granted fur
ther time. Ordinance No. 122 , requiring
water hydrants on Twenty-fifth street nt I ,
J , 1C , L and M streets , and ordinance No.
123 , establishing grades on Twenti
eth , Twenty-first , Twenty-second and
Twenty-third streets , from N
to G strcots and on G , H , I , J , 1C , L and M
streets from Twenty-fourth to Twentieth
were road and passed. The resignation of
stock Inspector Doe Johnson was accepted.
Petitioners to raise the grade four feet at
Twenty-fourth and J streets and to retain
the original engineer's grade were read and
referred. An electric light was authorized
at the Q street railroad crossing. Mayor
Sloano approved the bonds of city engineer
K. H. Lawrence and viaduct inspector Peter
McCaffrey. The request of city treasurer
Thomas Geary for im assistant was
referred to the fiuanco committee. The
appointment of a stock Inspector was re
ferred to the council ns a committee of tbo
Morris Morrison's plat of Moi rlson's second
end addition was referred to tbo council as
a committee of the whole.
The following officers were appointed :
First ward Judges , C. M. Hunt and J. E.
Hart and Ell H. Doud ; clerks , C. W. Miller
and Frank I. Leo. Second ward Judges ,
Tnomas Dowling and. Oscar B. Mill and Dr.
C. E. C. Smith ; clerks. Miles Welsh nnd
Bernard F. Eybell. Third ward Judges ,
Michael Cummings , Patrick Shoahoy
m and John F. Gorman ; clerks ,
William Kelly and Charles King ;
Fouth ward , Judges , C. W. Glenn , B.
R , Scott and W. R. Bennett ; clerks , John C.
Walters and Harry Hettmgcr.
A w.urrnnt on the general fund for $21 In
favor of C. A. Valentino was ordered.
Adjourned to meet Saturday afternoon at
The republican primary election will bo
bold Friday afternoon between the hours of
4 and 7 o'clock. At a secret caucus of load
ers hold Friday evening it was generally un
derstood that Justice E. 1C. Wells had the
polo for police mdgo although Attorney John
Grico has n fighting chance. For school di
rectors tbo combination is not yet complete
but promises to be cither A. J. Caughcy and
N. 3 Slate or F. J. Carpenter and Frank H.
Boyd and Dr. M. IClrkpatrlcK. For council
in the First ward the fight will bo warm and
close Councilman Fred M. Smith and George
W. Mnsion , the loaders favoring Mr. Mas-
son nnd the rank and file favoring Mr. Smith.
In the Second ward , if a nomination bo maao
it will bo John J. Nelson , although D. L-
MrGuckln and L. C. Gibson have chances
nnd are using every opportunity nnd either
may win. The more level headed want the
republicans not to make and aldoruiunlp nom
ination in the Second ward but to indorse
/ Cuddtngton , an active republican , who
already was tho. business men's Indorse
ment. If this bo dona Mr. Cuddington would
bo elected. In the Third ward , Joseph H.
II. Eggcr , n democrat , will bo indorsed , and In
. the Fourth ward , Charles Cummings will bo
The Methodist Episcopal Social.
The following excellent programme bas
been prepared for the social and entertain
ment to bo given in the Methodist Episcopal
church Tuesday evening , April 3 :
Trlo-O , Uostless Sea Mrs. W. P. Sla-
bough ana Messrs. Charles Young
' and James M. Grantham
Recitation Mr. Walter Cutler
Bass Solo Mr. J. A. Bollmun
Recitation Mr. V. P. Wormwook
Duct..Misses Anna Blauchard and Blanche
Recitation. . . . . Miss Jennie Morris
Quartette..Messrs. Young , Daniels , Hltto
and Grant ham
Solo Miss Edith Gray
Recitation Mr. James M. Grantbnm
Cornet Solo Mr. James C. Carlcy
Vocal Solo. . Mrs. W. H. Slaboupn
Lunch Cuddington's Mocha and Java
coffee , sandwlcluis , cake and pickles. Ad
mission , including lunch , 15 cents.
Ono hundred and fifty couples filled Hunt's
hull Wednesday night at the dance given by
the cornet band. The muslo was excellent.
The attention ot the members and commit
tees was all that could bo desired. Everyone
ono there was nil smiles and good fooling ,
each striving to add to the enjoyment of oth
ers. It was by all odds the most successful ,
best attended and most enjoyable party over
given by the social band boys. Too much
credit cannot bo given the members of the
committee nnd for their attention to anil
serving the wants of tholr guests.
Notoa About the City.
James R. Padon , a stock yards employe.
Wednesday afternoon got a small sliver of
tool In bis eye causing considerable pain till
removed with Instruments by Dr. T. ; II. En-
Justice Levy wants It publicly stated that
1 ho had withdrawn his name unit wan not in
tha race Tuesday for police Judge at the dem
J. M. Wuugh if in Crostou , Iowa.
The Independent club will meet at John
pAt the mooting of Scandinavian
citizens In the Central house \Ved-
ncsday night It was decided to
organize n benevolent society and Messrs
Nelson A. Lundgron , M , A. Martin , John A.
NeUon , William Peterson , Alfred Anderson ,
E Souerborg and John Johnson were ai > -
pointed a committee on constitution and byo-
Jaws. Adjourned to moot at John J. Nelson's.
' wonty-slxth street , Friday evening ,
Mis * Mary Doran , who has been visiting
her bister anil brother-in-law Mr. "ud Mrs.
John J. Q'Hourke , returned to Orutnayestor-
dcy.After spending a week at Auburn Dr. T.
II , Ensou has returned homo.
Gorman Court Culonin I. O. F. mot In
KnlKbU of Pythia. hall Wednesday nigh
and elected the following ouloers : IMol
rmViior. John Frey ; vice chief ranger ,
Anton bchustor ; recording secretary
3uslnv Walno ; financial secretary ,
ilcnry Strathman : treasurer , Herman
Crlonklc ; medical examiner , Warren II.
Slabaugh ; senior woodwnrd.llcrman Auger ;
unlor woodward , Julius Forblsh ; senior
> cadc , Jacob Ulrica ; Junior beadle , William
Schoon. The ledge will meet Wednesday
evening , April 10 , In Knights of Pythias
hall , when Organizer George Scltzor will Inj
stall the officers.
The flro alarm nt 4 o'clock Wednesday
afternoon was on account of n little fire in
B. O. Mnyflcld's homo. A man had been
fixing the gasoline stove nnd emptied BOIIIQ
gasoline In a stove , and May field , not know
ing of the Inflammable fluid , throw
a lighted match In the bucket. In
an Instant was nearly full of Firo. Mrs.
Mnyfleld with her little daughter was cut off
by the fire from the outsldo door nnd with
rare courage and prcsonco of mind siczcd
the vessel and carried It out. No damage
was done and the flro was extinguished be
fore the fire companies wore informed where
F. E. Fnnchor. Fremont. Elkhorn & Mis
souri Valley cas'htor nt this point , has been
transferred to Lincoln. Frank Rlod has
been appointed cashier at this point nnd has
entered on his duties.
L. C. Gibson is announced as n republican
candidate for councilman in the Third ward.
Bruce McCullough , a ccnial gentleman
nnd an experienced newspaper man , Is now
doing excellent local work on the Stockman.
A line gold pendant medal from the Collins
Gun company , Omaha , bearing the Inscrip
tion , "South Omaha O.in Club , ' 39 , " has
boon received by Secretary Homes. The
badge Is valued at 30.
Councilman Daniel RofTorty Is being
strongly urged to run ns im Independent for
councilman In the Second ward. "Mr.
RafTerty , " said ono of his friends , "U ono of
the best men in the council , nnd strongest
man In the ward , nnd the Second ward needs
him In the council. "
The republican meeting announced to beheld
hold In Hunt's oucra house to-night has been
W. J. Slate nnd A. J. Coughoy have the
lead for members of the school board nt tbo
J. M. Llnlngcr , who has been so ill nt his
homo in Burlington place , In the western
part of the city , Thursday was sent to St.
Mrs. H. A. Tlllotson , of Marshall , Mich. ,
nnd her daughter , Mrs. W. C. Tlllson , of
Kearney , who have been visiting Mr. and
Mrs. Arthur W. Saxe , have gone to Kearney.
Wednesday evening next the Joint commit
tee ; : of the Knights of Labor nnd the Union
of Carpenters and Jointers will meet to ar
range for the next Joint open meeting.
John Mbhcr , a lonely vacr , was given six
days In Jail by Judge Routher Thursday
The Rev. Isaac Houlgato , who has had
local charge of the now Presbyterian Epis
copal mission , Thursday returned to Fari-
bcon , Minn.
A runaway horse belonging to Isaac Levy ,
took to Itself the right to run Thursday
afternoon and had n race up and then down
Twenty-sixth street. During the race it
broke away from the hitching weight and
round up by demolishing the buggy and scat
tering the pieces along the street and in
tangling with D. W. Bayless bugpy sprung
the rear axle tree. Only about $50 damage
Night before last thieves entered the
shoo shop of Robert ICehoo and stole n pair
of fine shoes and robbed the till of between
$4 and $5.
A now , largo smokestack for the Armour-
Cudahy packing houses was received Thurs
Miss Anna Powers , of Sncldon , la. . Is the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Robinson.
Charles W. Glynn has gone to Chicaco.
Mrs. G. W. Knight , of Hlllsdale , Mich. ,
ono of the leading ladles of that aristocratic
city , is visiting her son , C. T Van Akon.
Over the corresponding period of last
year South Omaha has killed 31,000 more
bogs than in 18SS.
At an independent democratic meeting
heU Thursday evening , at which John G.
Irwin was chairman. Patrick J. King was
nominated as an independent democratic
candidate for police 1udgo , and A. B. Haley
and Edward Corrigan for school directors.
Mr. King accepted the nomination and will
Frank Marshall , who has been so danger
ously ill with rheumatism for some weeks , is
better and to-day may bo able to sit up a
Willis H. Stowe , the carrier boy. Is sick
with malarial fever at the homo of his uncle ,
Mrs. William M. Hughes , after a short
Illness , is better.
TUB OHIO MEN.
They Elect Officers and Transact
A well attended meeting of the Ohio club
was bold In the rooms of the secretary , Dr.
Charles Rosewater , last evening forjthe pur
pose of electing officers. Tha officers nlrea'dy
chosen are : George F. Brown , president ;
Dr. Charles Rosewater , secretary , and W.
L. McCague , treasurer. The officials chosen
last night were : First vice president , Judge
Lake ; second vica president , Herman
Kountzo ; third vice president , Thomas Kll-
patilck ; fourth vice president. Dr. Denise ;
fifth vici president. J. A. McShano ; sixth
vice president. W. H. I jams. Trustees W.
W. Slabaugh , N. A. Kuhn , A. J. Simpson ,
W. F. Bcchel , M. R. Risdon , Dr. L. F. McKenna -
Kenna and S. W. Cray.
Dr. McKcnna , Ralph Breckcnrldgo and S.
W. Croy were appointed n committee to re
port the names of candidates for historian of
The trustees were Instructed to consider
the question of n banquet to be given by the
club early in May.
Dr. Eleanor Day was admitted to member
ship in the club.
The wives and daughters of members of
the club are considered honorary 'members
and will be welcomed nt all meetings. The
regular monthly mooting of the club occurs
next Thursday evening.
IN THE COURTS.
The Mills Continue to Grind at the
Charles Nelson , the criminal who pleaded
guilty several days ago to forgery , has been
sentenced to ouo year in the penitentiary ,
Ho was taken to that Institution at Lincoln
yesterday morning by Jailor Miller.
Judge Groft granted a decree In the George
M. Mills will case controversy. Ho ordered
and udjudgcd that the property Involved , be
ing lot 0 In block 187 , was granted to dovisco
and is held in common by Georco T. Mills
and J. S. McCormlck , and they took the es
tate in feu. His honor also ruled that the
dcslro expressed in clause four of the will
created no trust or other obligation than a
moral ono , and that the limitation of this
cstatn to tlto use of grandchildren' of
deceased , was void.
Mlnnlo Burlier was granted n divorce by
Judge Graff from her husband , John Buchor.
on the grounds of drunkenness , nugloot and
Bill Emerson , charged with obstructing
the street , will bo put on bis trial to-day.
The case of Frank J. Ratnge against tbo
Western Printing company , was appealed to
the district court yesterday from the county
court , where the plalntill was given a Judg
ment for 6s3 , duo us rent.
The Commercial National bank Initituted
suit opiUnst R. K. Llvc&oy on H check for
S1SO.GO , drawn by him over one year ago in
favor of P. B , Bryant on the First National
bank. When the Commercial people pre
sented it for collection they discovered that
Livcsoy had no money there ,
Msscn & Jlerrlok sued Henry D. Smith
for $203 , allocod to be duu us commissions for
the sale of real estate.
Campbell As Harvey sued McLaughlln i
Van OJostcr for f300 fcr services In selling
/ } . Poor Murks num.
Sam Prfnlonoy , a Union Pacific switchman
who ha * a ppuchant for bar room rowa , atj
tcatptcd to reduce the stock of glasKwnro in
Dunn's saloon , at the corner of Tenth and
Capitol avenue , last night , and only desisted
when the barkeeper used lilui aa a target for
a coupla of revolver shots. IIo escaped un
hurt. No arrests wore made.
Election of OJIlaois.
The Metropolitan prohibition olub has
elected the following officers ; George K.
Thompson ; president ; J. I'hlpns Roe , vice
president ; John A. Bradly , se.-rotary , and
John F , iteliue , treasurer.
"A Hole In the Ground" was greatly on-
eyed by an excellent audience at Boyd's
opera house last night. The skit has lost
none of It * popularity since last here , nnd
promises to continue n big winner for many
seasons. Because of the fact that It Intro
duces a bevy of very pretty clrls , who sing
well nnd dnnco splendidly , nnd also satirizes
keenly several kinds of people found In small
Now England towns. "A Hole in the Ground"
is considered by some the best of Hoyt's
production ! ) . It is In the hands of the same
company , with ono or two exceptions , that
was hero last season. George Richards still
plays the Stranger , nnd ho make * an
nudlcnco laugh until sides ache. Frank
Lnwton , the whistler , continues ns Station
agent i Miss Nettle Lyford Is the lunch coun
ter girl nnd Miss Allco Evans the telegraph
operator. Julian Mitchell's make-up as n
league base ball umpire Is a great feature.
All the others nlay-tholr narts well. Among
the new faces noticed Is that of Miss Mavmo
Kelso , n Cincinnati girl who is having her
first season's experience ns n professional
on the road. She Is n very pretty and
gcaccful artist and has n remarkably flno
contralto voice. Her voice Is very strong ,
but good rnngo will some day bring Us
charming possessor to the front rank In the
profession. Miss Kelso , Miss Fanny Batch-
elder nnd Miss Rosa Frances form the trio
of tailor-made-girls. Same bill to.night ,
The stenographers of the city met last
night. There were twenty five present. A
society was organized , bavin ? for its purpose
the mutual benefit of members , All present
signed ns charter members. There nro about
three hundred stenographers In the city and
it Is believed that a larpo proportion will
Join , Another meeting will bo held next
Thursday at Valentine's institute.
To Mayor llroatch.
The following letter has been received by
the mayor of Omalm :
COUNCIL Brurrs , la. , March 28. Mayor
Broatch , Omaha , Nob. Dear sir : It is with
very great pleasure that I , as a saloonkeeper
in this town of prohibition , notice , and am
acquainted with the fact , that your procla
mation bas had the desired effect upon my
brethren in your city that of closing totally
on Sunday. I thank you that It gives mo a
bonanza , ns well as the saloon men of South
Omaha. Hoping you may continue in your
good work. I am yours , etc. ,
A SALOON MAN.
A Case Decided.
Attorney ? In the case of J. Doran , execu
trix , against I. Obcrfeldcr and others , have
been notified that the case has been affirmed
in the court of last resort. The causa was
tried last September bcforo Judge Hope well
and tbo Jury awarded the plaintiff a verdict
The suit was commenced by the plaintiff ,
who Is a widow , to recover that amount on
account of her husband being killed m an el
evator shaft in the defendant's building on
Hnrnoy , between Twelfth nnd Thirteenth
Usurping Judicial Powers.
Block Watchman William Nagol last night
adopted the plan of Inflicting punishment
upon his prisoner without troubling Judge
Berka. Nagol mot a man named Hoymnn ,
against whom ho had a grudge , in Butt's sa
loon , and in the course of a row arrested
him , then knocked him down with a club and
dropped him out of the door , remarking that
it was unnecessary to trouble the police court
with such unimportant cases.
Gene to Lincoln.
C. Nelson , who was recently sentenced to
ono year's Imprisonment In the penitentiary
on the charge of forgery , was taken to Lin
coln yesterday by Jailor Joe Miller of the
county jail. It is said that Nelson is very
clover with the pen , when signing checks.
A. Liittlo Wnndorcr.
The four-year-old boy of Henry Peterson ,
2023 Burt street , was picked up by a policeman - ,
man at the corner of Fifteenth and Webster
streets last night and taken to the police
station , whore his parents claimed him.
A Cold 'Wave.
A dispatch from Washington at 10:10 : last
night said that the temperature will fall 30
degree * by morning.
Poor ilonry. ,
Henry VIII. will bo read at the Unity
Shakespearian club at to-night's meeting in
A WOUTHLESS WKETCH.
He Shoots His Benefactress and Then
BOSTON , Marcli 23. [ Special Telegram to
TUB BEE.J At Newton Highlands last evenIng -
Ing Nicholas Mead visited Mrs. Samuel
Tuckerman , who lives in an isolated part of
Newton , and demanded to know where his
wlfo was. Mead , it seems , through shiftless
habits , was extremely poor , nnd bis wlfo had
been subjected to cruel treatment
at his bauds. Mr. and Mrs. Tuck
erman , who were interested in charitable
work , bad learned of the case and had tried
1 in several ways to relieve the family. Situ
ations had been obtained for Mead , but he
had lost them through drinking habits , and
the Tuckcrmans had advised Mrs. Mead to
leave her husband. They had found her a
place in a hospital. Mead called upon Mrs.
Tuckerman and upon her refusal to disclose
the whereabouts of his wlfo , drew a revolver
and shot , the bullet striking the woman in
the head. Mrs. Tuckerman ran from the
room and called her children to follow.
Mead then shot a boy fourteen years old ,
in the head , inflicting a serious wound , bo-
'fore ho could get from the room. Ho tried
also to hit a llttlo clght-year/old girl , but
missed his aim. Ho then turned the revolver
ver on himself , putting a ball through his
brain. Mrs Tuckorman and her son will
probably recover from the wounds.
After a Monopoly.
JEFPEIISON CITV , Mo. , March 28. [ Special
Telegram to Tun BEB.J The house has
passed Mr. Dempsoy's telephone bill.
This bill limits the charge for tele
phone instruments ( n cities of the first class
St. Louis and Kansas City to 14 per
mouth or $13 per year. In all ether cities
and towns the charge shall not exceed $3 per
month or $30 per year. The bill further pro
vides that any ownfcr , lessee , operator or
agent who shall charge , collect or receive for
the use and service of any such telephone
used within this state any sum in excess of
the rate fixed by this act shall bo deemed
guilty of a misdemeanor , and on conviction
thereof shall bo punished by imprisonment
in n county Jail not exceeding six months or
by a fine not less than $100 and not exceeding
f&OO , or by both such fine and Imprisonment ;
and , every such casu shall constitute n sepa
The bill bas an emorgonoy clause whloh
was not adopted. It was reported to the
senate Immediately after Its passage and will
coino up in that body In about two weeks ,
AVork on the Canal Hai Ceased.
WASHINGTON , March 28. Secretary Elaine
has received a report from the consul ot the
United States at Colon , stating that work
along the Panama canal bos entirely ceased ,
nnd that the West India negroes arereturn ,
ing to their homos. Up to March 16 fully
5,000 of the latter hud already left. Tho'cau-
sul reports great depression in business.
Tbo Panama rallropd company is suffering
from a crisis , owing to tlfo loss of local traf
fic. Tire unsuccessful attempts huve been
tnadq to burn Colon ,
The Cleveland I'arty.
JACKSONVILLE , Fin. , March 23. A Lake
land special says : The Cleveland party ar
rived at Tampa this afternoon. All are
peatly pleased xvith their visit to Havana.
They visited the new hotel at Tampa and
then drove to Ybor City , where Immense
cigar factories are located. From tbero
they took the train for Sanford and Orlando ,
where they will atop over a short time , pro
ceeding to Jupiter Inlet to-morrow.
Indian Supply Conn-nets Awarded ,
WASHINGTON , March 23. The Indian
bureau to-day made awards of contracts for
live stork for the use of Indians on several
reservations , amounting to about 180,000.
BROOKS APPEALS IN COURT ,
The Bnrtondor Who Saw the Murder -
dor Suddenly Disappears.
A HEAVY DAMAGE SUIT.
The Bluff * TenW OuUhonta the
Onmhns Bit Dirt Dents on
the Quiet Brief
The Brooks Murder Case.
Yesterday was the time sot for tlio begin-
nlng for the preliminary examination ot
Thomas Brooks for the murder of Frank Do
Ooodo on the nth of the present month at the
Upper Broadway saloon known us the
"Bucket of Blood. " It will bo remembered
that the crime of which Brooks Is charged
was ono of the most cold blooded murders
known In the history of the county. The
victim was engaged In a dispute and drunken
brawl with George Guanolln. when the
prisoner stepped up and without a moment's
warning llred the fatal shot. Death was
instantaneous , and Do Geode fell to the floor
a corpse. The coroner's Jury returned a ver
dict to the olTcct that "tho deceased cnmo to
his death from a pistol shot llred by Thomas
Brooks with murderous intent. "
Such in brief is the history of the crime for
the commission of which Brooks was to
undergo on examination. As the prisoner
has resided In this city all his life and is
quite well known , much Interest was mani
fested In the case , and long before the ap
pointed time , the superior court room In the
city building was packed with a crowd of
curious people who had assembled to get n
look at the defendant and to hear the testi
mony of eye witnesses to the tragedy.
The hour set for the examination arrived
and passed apparently unnoticed by either
the court or the attorneys , as nothing was
done , ns all wore waiting for a stenographer ,
who failed to appear , and the hearing was
postponed until half past one. It was then
decided to hold the examination In the north
court room of the county court house , on ac
count of the largo number of spectators who
desired to bo present.
Promptly at the last named hour Marshal
Guanclla ushered the prisoner Into court tea
a scat by the side of his attorney , CoIonel-D.
BDalloy , and tho-examination of witnesses
Lens Jensen was the first witness , and ho
testified to essentially the same facts us ho
gave before the coroner's Jury. Ho stated
that ho saw the fatal shot tired , and heard
the only words uttered by the prisoner
"Damn you , I'll ' settle It. " Ho saw the gun
drawn , and then thrown Into a corner.
The testimony of the witnesses , Dr. Water
man , Abner Jocnson. Ed Morris , Ida Mel-
vlllo , William Probsllo , OOlcers Isenborger
and Austin was the s-imo as given at the in
quest , and although closely watched no dis
crepancies were noticed.
When the Melville woman took
the stand , she sedulously avoided
looking at Brooks , and kept her eyes either
on the floor or on the prosecuting attorney.
Brooks , on the contrary , regarded her with
a steady gaze , and he listened to her replies
with the most Intense Interest. She testified
to tailing the revolver to him on the evening
before the murder , la response to a message
sent her by messenger. She refused to take
the revolver from thoihnnds of the prosecut
ing attorney , but Identified it as the ono she
had given to the prisoner.
The boy , Abner Johnson , swore that the
defendant did not take the revolver from his
overcoat pocket , as far as be could see , and
thought he must have shot through tbo coat.
The examination on this point , both direct
and cross , was quito close. The greater part
of the witnesses wore ( not cross examined.
Ofllcer Isenbergor stated that , the prisoner
told him when arrested that the affair was
an accident. After the examination of these
witnesses the state rested , and Prosecuting
Attorney Organ stated that ho desired the
presence of Frank 'Hatcher , who was the
bartender of tno saloon where the tragedy
occurred , and was present at the time of the
shooting. Ho had been held in
the county Jail' ns awitness ,
and was brought -into the court room
at 1:30 : o'clock Dy Sheriff O'Neill , but had
mysteriously disappeared. Ho was a mate
rial witness and must be brought in. Ho
could not be found , as ho hud taken advant
age of the interest In the examination to
quietly slip out unobserved. Colonel Dalloy
stated that he was not ready to go on with
the examination , and as he would also be
busy to-day , the hearing was continued until
to-morrow morning at 10 o'clock. After the
examination TUB BEB reporter asked Brooks
how ho was treated In Jail , and ho replied
that ho could not complain. Ho found his
confinement less tedious and wearing than
might bo expected , and was feeling first rate
physically. His appearance indicated that
the affair was not wearing on his mind , as he
is considerably heavier ttian when incarcer
ated. Ho did not appear at all nervous , and
evidently expects to get off with a very light
sentence to the penitentiary. Before being
taken back to Jail ho asked to see the Mel
ville woman , and she was informed that ho
wished to speak to her. The two chatted
freely for two or three minutes , when
Brooks was taken back to his cell after a
welcome respite of n few hours In the outer
The Rlufft Win.
The last of a scries of three matches to bo
shot between the rifle clubs of this city and
Omaha was shot at the raugo of the local
club in Rohror's park Wednesday , and re
sulted in a victory for the homo team. This
gives them two out of three matches and en
titles them to the trophy , a hnudsomo gold
medal , valued at $50. The following is the
score of the last match :
The Fo'iiprnl Court.
The case of Bergman va the Omaha fi St.
Louis railway company was still on trial before
fore Judge Love In the United States district
court when it adjourned last night. The
case is being hotly cjii tcsted by both sides ,
and the (20,000 damages asked will not bo
paid without a struggle.
-Boforo Judge ytilraa the case of the
Windsor Savings bank vs S. A. McMahon
ot al was argued and submitted during tbo
In the afternoon N. P. Dingman pleaded
gulltv to colling liquors without a license and
was fined $100 and costs ,
Real Equate Moving.
"Dull ) No , sir , " answered a real estate
man to ono of the nq\vs gatherers yesterday.
"We're learning a llttlo wisdom. Wo real
eatato men don't rush to the papers every
time a deal is closed , tbo way wo used to.
That's why you newspaper follows don't
know all that's going on , Why don't we
toll ! 'Cause. That's a woman's reason.
Well , to bo honest , I'll toll you true. The
ether day , for Instance , I sold about $13,000
worth of lots to an eastern capitalist. I ex
pect to sell some more , but If I begun shout
ing about it , other real estate dealers would
begin to bother nnd intorfero. I Just keep
still and at work , I suppose others follow
the name policy. There's more real estate
being sold and more activity than you have
any Idea of. Yes , sir , Council Bluffs Is all
right. This Is the best spring wo have over
hud. It's beginning to bo very bruk , In-
and Itohbed ,
IUiiHi3iiuno , Pa. , March 23. [ Special
Telegram to TUB Bun.J Yesterday an
officer of the war department nt Washington
canto hero to take charge of Captain Craft ,
of tbo United States army , who has been in
confinement hero since Monday evening , and
at the station acted ns though demented. Ho
was taken In charge , locked up , nnd watched
for fear ho might do himself bodily Injury ,
Wednesday night ho became more rational
nnd said that the last thing ha could remem
ber was that somebody was striking him on
the head with the heavy end of n revolver.
A gold watch and $300 In cash , ho said , were
missing. It Is the theory of the police that
Captain Craft was sandbagged , robbed nnd
thou placed on the train nt some point west
of this city , probably Pittiburg. Ho was
taken to Washington In the afternoon.
They Still Pa } * Cominlssloni.
CHICAGO , March 23. General McNulta ,
receiver of the Wabnsh railway , has sent n
telegram to Judge Cooley , chairman of the
intor-stato commerce commission , urging an
early ruling as to the legality of paying n
commission on passenger tlckcU. General
MoNultn says that western roads continue
paying commissions , nnd no meeting has
been culled to stop It. As a result of the
telegram , Judge Cooley this afternoon wired
Chairman Abbott , of the Western States
Passenger association , as follows :
"What Chicago roads , If any , still pay com
missions on passenger traffic ! If any , see if
it is necessary to summon them heroin order
to stop It. "
A meeting will probably bo called in n day
or two to Qonsldcr the question.
PniLAiini.i'iiu , March 23. A compli
mentary dinner was tendered to Postmaster
General Wanamnkcr by Mayor Filler nt his
residence on Walnut street , in this city , to
night. About twenty-five gentlemen were
present to meet the guest , among them being
George W. Chllds , Governor James A.
Beaver , Charles Emery Smith , Congressmen
Hnrmcr , Kelly and Blngham , .1 nines Elver-
son , JVilllnm M. HiiiRorly and George R.
Howell. of Now York. Hon. Samuel J.
Randall sent a letter of regret , saying that
his illness would prevent him from coming
to Philadelphia. A. J. Drcxol nnd Senators
Cameron nnd Quay also sent letters of regret.
. Comntolr D'Escomnto Affair.
PAUIS , March 23. The trustees appointed
by the tribunal of commerce report that the
directors of the Comptoir d'Escouipto nro re-
spnnslblo for declaring a higher dividend in
January than the position Justified. The
trustees nro further of the opinion that the
copper contracts were a violation of tbo
statutes , and therefore void. The directors
of the Comptoir d'Escotnpto have boon sum
moned to appear before the judge d'instruc-
The report estimates the assets of the
Comptoir d'Escompto nt 207,000,000 francs ,
nil given as security for 179,000,000 francs ad-
vnncod by banks to avert the suspension of
the concern. What the shareholders will ob
tain depends upon satisfactory realizations.
Not of the Surrendering Kind.
BiitMixnnAM , Ala. , March 28. A special
from Blodon rcports-an attempt to rob the
Southern Express company's office at that
point Last night , about 10 o'clock , a man
named John Warren , disguised as a negro ,
opened the express office door , and with n
pistol in his hand ordered Agent B. M.
Huoy to surrender. Huoy didn't do it , and
the man fired at him twice , ono ball glancing
from his breast and breaking ono of his arms.
By this time Hucy had seized his own pistol
nnd fired three shots at the robber , who was
found shortly afterwards , 100 feet from the
office , dead.
The Colorado & Pacific.
DnsvEii , Col. . March 28. Articles of in
corporation were filed with the secretary of
state to-day for the Colorado & Pacific rail
way , with a capital of $2,000,000. It is pro
posed to build railway and telegraph lines
from Grand Junction , Col. , down the Grand
river to a junction with the Green river ,
through the territory of Utah , nnd states of
Nevada and California and the territory of
Arizona , thence to the mouth of the Colorado
river , then to the cities of San Francisco ,
San Diego and Los Angeles. The iucorpo-
raters are all Colorado men. The principal
office will bo located in Denver , with branches
in Boston and New York.
The Canadian Parliament.
OTTAWA , March 28. In the commons this
afternoon Hon. David Mills resumed the dc-
bate on the Jesuit estates question. He
called attention to the liberality shown in the
United States In religious matters , and de
nied that the Dominion government was endowed
dewed with authority to pronounce upon
ecclesiastical affairs. Ho would accord to
Catholics the same privileges bo wished to
enjoy. Although personally of the opinion
that the Catholic religion in some rcanects is
erroneous , ho would not think of Interfering
with the rights of others.
A $1OOOO Stallion Unco.
BOSTON , March 28. The announcement is
made that another stallion race under the
auspices of Wesley P. Balch will take place
on September 18 next for $10,000 stakes , on
some prominent tracic in Now England yet
to bo selected. Entries will close June 1.
The purse will be divided ns follows : Five
thousand dollars tq the first , $2GOO to the
second , $1,500 to the third , and $1,000 to the
fourth. The contest will bo for horses
eligible In the 2:18 class ; boats to bo best
three In five , to harness , rules of the National
Trotting association to govern.
The Death Record.
ALBANY , N , Y. , March 28. Dr. John
Swineburno , the eminent surgeon , died at
his resilience hero this morning.
LONDON , March 23. Lord Frazcr , judge of
the outer house of the Scotch court of ses
sions , is dead.
SyiiAcusc , N , Y. , March 28. Richard His-
cock , father of United States Senator His-
cock , died at Problo , Cortland county , yes
terday , aged ninety-one.
MONTIIEAL , March 23. Dr. R. P. Howard ,
dean of the medical faculty of McGlll uni
versity , and one of the most distinguished
jncdlcaUnan on the continent , died to-day.
Mail Service Superintendents.
WASHINGTON , March 28. The postmaster
general to day , upon recommendation of
General Superintendent Bell , appointed the
following superintendents of the railway
mall service : Tenth division , headquarters
at St. Paul , Norman Perkins , vice Walter
A. Butler , resigned ; seventh division , head
quarters at St. Louis , J. P. Lindsoy , vice S.
M. Thomas , resigned ; eleventh division ,
headquarters at Fort Worth , Tex. , J , S.
Weaver , vice George W. Hunter , resigned ,
There Was No Duel.
VIENNA , March 28. The report that a duel
had been fought between Count Hoyos and
Count Bultazzl proves to bo without founda
tion. Count Henry Baltazzi is In Maderla ,
and the other male members of the Bultazzl
family uro either In Vienna or at tholr resi
dence in Moravia. Count Ho.yos , who bus
been visiting his brother In Paris , returned
to Vienna to-day.
Business Troubles ,
ST. PAUL , Minn. , March 28. The Holland
Thompson Manufacturing company , engaged
in the plumbing and gas fixture business , as
signed this morning. Their plant Is at present
worth * 2T ,000 , while it Is stated the liabilities
will not exceed $30,000. The firm will prob
ably resume as soon as tholr affairs can be
settled up. _ _
Princeton Alumni Banquet.
NEW YOIIK , March 23. Nearly three
hundred members and guests of Princeton
college alumni enjoyed a dinner to-night nt
the Hotel Brunswick. President Francis
L. Patten , In a speech , spoke of tbo en
couraging growth and Influence of the col-
lego. After Juno 1 the college will have
added to its permanent endowment fund
Burned by the Gorntnnn.
BEIIUN , March 28. A diapatch to the Co
logne Gazette from Zanzibar says ; "A party
of 230 men landed from the man-of-war
Scuwalbo and burned Kondutchl after a con
flict with the natives. The opposition to the
Germans U everywhere decreasing ,
A Slock Broker Sulcldct ) .
GBNCVA , March 23. Ono of the largest
bankers and stock brokers iu this city has
committed suicide. Ho suffered heavy lossto
through copper speculation.
UOOMKUS GOVIM ) .
A Bed Hot Tinio Along the Southern
Wren IT i , Knn. , March 23. The long looked
for proclamation for the open In c of Okla
homa was received hero with a demonstra
tion of Joy. Flags were hung from the build
ings , cannons were fired nnd bonfires built.
The same enthusiasm welcomed the news nil
over the south of ICausas. Extensive pre
parations nro being made for entering the
country , nnd some ot the towns of Southern
Kansas will bo almost depopulated. The
boomers who have boon encamped along the
line are making ready to move. Cattlemen
are hurrying on to Oklahoma to got their
cattle , as they fear violence to stock and
property from their enemies , Iho boomers.
At Parcel ! there Is the same wild enthusiasm ,
Claims uro rapidly being taken up nnd there Is
hardly a good section of land that has not
moro than ono or more claimants. Flghta nro
of dally occurrence. Tuesday nlijht n Swede
from Cold Harbor , Knn. , was killed while
contesting n claim twenty-four miles from
Oklahoma station. Men have nlrcndy sold
their rights to claims for $400 and $ .WO. A
boomer arriving from Oklahoma savs the
country Is full of people , that the number Is
constantly increasing , and that ho believes
It Is Impossible to keep them out.
Toi-Bia , Kan. , March 2S. Immediately
upon the announcement that the president
had Issued the Oklahoma proclamation the
officials of the Rock Island railway and a
corps of engineers started from thN city to
make n final survey for on extension through
the Indian territory.
DKNVF.H , March 23. The great Interest In
Colonulo In the opening ot the Oklahoma
lands Is evidenced by the throng which has
crowded tbo ofllco of the company from the
tlmo it was opened. All day the ofllco was
besieged by anxious people waiting their
turn to enroll themselves upon the com
panies books nnd learn every possible detail
of the country. It is thought that 250 pco-
plo will leave with the first band next Sat
urday night , and moro will follow ns fast
as they can make arrangements to leave.
THEIR LAST GAME ABKOAI ) .
All America Defeats Chicago on the
[ Copur0htSS3 / bu Jamsi Gordon Dimiitt.1
DUIILIN , March 23. [ Now York Herald
Cable Special to Tun BED. ] The traveling
base ball teams played their final came on
foreign soil yesterday , when they crossed
bats In the Lausdowno road ground m the
presence of ono of the most brilliant assem
blages over seen at nn athletics event in this
city. The day was bright nnd clear and not
too cold for good ball playing , while the
grounds were in splendid condition. No
prettier scene is imaginable than that with
in and about the grounds when the teams
took the field. The avenue outside the walls
was jammed with equipages and nobby
jaunting cars , which had brought many of
Dublin's elite to the park. All the arrange
ments made by the management were ex
cellent. The crowd of four thousand people
were handled admirably. At no game
yet played on the trip have wo
seen so many pretty girls as we did to-day.
The entire party united in according the
palni to Ireland for beautiful women. Inside
the walls the sccno was very pretty. Around
the broad stretch of velvety turf , the crowd
was sitting in the shape of n horseshoe.
The game was intensely interesting , from
tbo outset , each team being anxious to nip
the lust victory of the trip. Crane and Bald
win pitched grand ballbut Baldwin was hard
to hold and bis great speed gave Daly much
trouble. Not a run was scored up to the
seventh inning , when Chicago broke the ice
and Pettit crossed the plato. Then followed
a scone which would have set a polo ground
crowd tvild. The score was tied to ono in
the eighth inning , after which All Amer
ica took .ho lead and hold It.
The crowd did not seem to understand
the play and wondered why runs were so
fow. They seemed to think that was due
to the weakness or inability of the batsman ,
but they soon .began to "catch on" and ap
plauded heartily when Baldwin struck out
three men in ono inning. They declared his
speed something terrible and voted the field
ing marvelous , the long files to the outfield
receiving the heartiest applause.
The great anxiety of the teams to win led
to some errors , but the game was a brilliant
ono for all that. Chicago was unlucky in
hitting Crane at the outset of the game. The
"colts" batted beautifully , but the ball was
always fielded nicely or sent into an outfield
er's hands. For five innings the "colts"
went out in ono-two-thrco order ,
and in the sixth got no further
than first base. Pettit hit safely in tbo sev
enth and got around to third , when Crane
throw a batted ball wildly to second and lot
him go homo with the first run. PfefTcr's
sacrifice to Brown in the eighth and Healy's
two wild throws over first base , together
with Baldwin's hit , gave Chicago two more
of her runs. All America lilt the ball hard
and kept the Chicago fielders running about
all through the game. All America wont first
to the bat , and although Hanlon reached
third ho was cleverly thrown out at the plate
by Burns. Chicago's dashing fielding pre
vented Hanlon's men from reaching
the plato for seven pretty innings.
And in the eighth , a buso hit by
Wood and a blocked ball owing to
Baldwin's ' swilt pitching gave All America
her first run. The youngsters won the game
in the ninth on Earlo's three bagger , Han-
Ion's base on ballsBurns' fumble of Brown's
hit and Carroll's two-bacgcr.
The crowd cheered heartily when the
winning ruu was scored and the players
ran for the pates. The teams left for Cork
last night at 7 o'clock. Tney visited Blarney
Castle this morning and take the steamer
Adriatic at Quceiistowu at 2 p. m. for Now
Following is the score by innings :
All Ainol-lca 0 0000001 3-4
Chicago 00000010 2 a
Lincoln Will be Popular.
LONDON , March 23. The St. James Ga
zette , commenting on the appointment of
Robert T. Lincoln as American minister to
England , says : "It is certain that Lincoln
will bo popular. "
The dispatch announcing that President
Harrison had nomited Robert T. Lincoln as
minister to England was read at a dinner
given byEarl Cooper. Viscount Craneborno ,
son of Lord Salisbury , was a guest , and upon
hearing the news ho immediately hurried to
Arlington street und imparted the Informa
tion to his futher. The prime minister suld
that the nomination was a pleasant surprise
The Dally News , referring to the nomina
tion of Lincoln as American minister to Eng
land , says : "Mr. Lincoln will bo welcomed ,
if only for the name ho bears.
TORONTO , March 23.-When W. H. Har
vey was placed In the -dock to
answer to the charge of having murdered
his wife and two daughters at Guclph
Tuesday , his appearance ) was that of a man
complecoly broken down mentally and phys
ically. From his look * there is no doubt
that the man is Insane. After a formal
entry of the churgo Harvey was sent In
charge of constables to Guelph.
Caahler Voicht Indicted.
Pirrsiniiio , March 23. The grand jury
has returned true bills against ox-
Cashier Voight , of the dnfunct south sldo
Farmers' and Mechanics' bank , on four in-
dlctuients. Tbo first indictment charges
Volght with making fal o entries In- the
books , the second with mutilating the books ,
the third with embezzling whllo being em
ployed us un olllciul , and the fourth with
Wimt an American Market.
HAVANA , March 23 , The newspapers of
Porto Principe aud Sanltl Splrltus , the
principal cattle breeding sections of Cuba ,
urge cuttle men to dovUu uoinp plan by
which the surplus of their herds may bo exported -
ported to the United Status , where , it is
said , they would flud rcmuiicrativa aur-
Tliu I'nrncll Banquet.
LONDON , March 2S. The committee that
has charge of tno banquet to Parnell Is con
tinuing its preparation ! . . The difficulty ex
perienced by the committee In finding u suit
able place for the entertainment led to the
report that the project had bncn ubnndonrd ,
butthiflU denied , The dinner will proba
bly bo jflven in Uoynl Aqurium.
LINCOLN NEWS AND NOTES ,
A Oontomptlblo Trlok Played on the
Lower House Mombors.
KICKING FOR A DIG REWARD.
A Novel Entertainment to bo Given l > r
the Capital City Elks-Gen
eral nnil Personal
LINCOI.S Bun io orTna Ouini
1029 P STHEIST.
LINCOLN. h28.f '
Report has It that in ono of the disreput
able houses of the city Is an album contain
ing the names of nil the members of the
lower house of the legislature. The report
was yesterday proven to bo true , mid the
question at once arises , how did the names
got there ! The book is a very ordinary and
somewhat soiled volume , and Is uninterest
ing enough on the outside , but Its contents
nro apt to bring somebody into uncomfortable
places sometimes. The supposition is that
the compilation was made by some member
of the demi-monde to in alto the place scorn
less loncsomo when the legislature hat ndV
Journed. Perhaps also the thing may bo
merely the result of sonio page's speculation
on the autographs of members. But In any
event the fact Is Interesting.
They AVnnt iho Howard.
Baker , Bullock and Ferguson , the parties
who captured two robbers oist of the city n
few days ago. demanded the reward which
was offered. For some reason it wan not
turned over to them , and they now doclnro
they will Institute n suit for It. The reward
was paid to Marshal Cooper by the Palmyra
party who offered It.
ll + i Elks.
The Elks' entertainment to-morrow even
ing is exciting much interest among theater
going circles In Lincoln , and promises to bo
nil that those Interested have claimed. A
good minstrel show by homo talent is some-
thliij , ' that 1ms not before been attempted In
this city. Among the stars of the evening
will be Mr. W. H. Goodall , of Omaha , anil
his daughter Eva ,
News nnd Notes.
The residence of Dr. E. P. Child , at Elov-
cnth and H streets , was entered by burglars
last night , but only a few articles of small
value were stolen.
Meat Inspector Bartran Is not scared by
the threat of prosecution by Beyer.
J. A. Mullen was arrested last night for nt-
tempting to boat his board bill at the St.
Charles. He compromised.
The fire department was called to a small
blaze at the corner of V and Seventh streets
yesterday , and later to the corner of Twen
ty-first and W streets.
The board of education has authorized the
committee on building to prepare a contract
with William Gray for a now schoolhouse on
The M. E. social In St. Paul's.church last
evening was a great success , both financially
Dr. Mitchell returned from Ulysses yester
day , where he had been called to attend
Bunker Mnyno , of that place. Mr. Mnyna
has been seriously ill with malarial pneu
monia. The doctor reports a great deal of
sickness in Ulysses. Three funerals in onu
day and ono on the day before was the record
a few days since. '
Thomas 1C. Sutton , special master In chan- .
eery for the United States district court , WAS
in the city to-day. Ho Just returned from
Ulysses , whore ho had been appraising some
land for school land sites. Ho returned to
Omaha this afternoon In company with Mrs ,
Bussoy and Mrs , Fuuko , of this city.
The tilnclon Primaries.
LINCOLN , Nob. , March 23. [ Special Tele
gram to TUB Br.E.l The republican pri
maries to-day were not In any way exciting
except In the Fifth and Sixth words , where
the fight of H. M. Bushncil , of the Calf , * and
L. C. Pace for positions In the council were
the principal Issues. The First ward elected
a delegation favorable to Elmer Stevenson
for city treasurer , to Graham for mayor , and
Brock for councilman. In the Second ward
a Dotv delegation was selected , which is
also for Van Duyn for city clerk. The
Third ward went for McFarland for coun
cilman , The Fourth ward was badly di
vided between Graham and Doollttlo for
mayor , but will go for Cooper for the coun
cil. Bushnell was triumphant in the Fifth
ward , though part of the delegation is foe
the other man. The delegation also favors
Doollttle for mayor. Colonel Pace is ahortd
in the Sixth , though much bad feeling was
stirred up which will probably cause the
fight against him to bo carried Into the eon1
vontion. The convention will be held on
Egging the Salvationists.
KiunNEr , Neb. . March 23. [ Special Telegram -
gram to Tun BKK. | The Salvation Army
forces rallied again this evening after sev
eral weeks' silence. They hold an open air.
meeting and the hoe dlums of the city turned
out en masse seemlnfly for the purpose of
egging the warriors. They left In disgust
dripping with albumen.
KisArtNEV , Neb. , March -Speoial [ Tele
gram to Tnc Br.n.J The Driving Park asso
ciation gave an entertainment this afternoon
with three-mlnuto horses. A series of races .
is being arranged for , in which horses from
Denver and places in Nebraska will take <
part during the season.
A Riding Club. f
KEAKNBY , Nob. , March 28. [ Special Tele ? '
gram toTiicBBE.l A riding club with about
fifty members has been organized hero , and
t-morrow the equestrians of Kearney will
appear In a grand cavalcade.
Increase of Stock.
KEAKNEV , Nob. , March 23. [ Special Tele
gram to THK BEB.J At a meeting of the
stockholders of the Hamilton Loan and
Trust company to-day they voted to increasa
the capital stock from $100,000 to $300,000.
A Constable Killed by Cowboys.
TiiiNi ADt Colo. , Maroh 23. Word has
been received that Constable Montague was
killed at Elmer late yesterday evening by
three cowboys whom he attempted to arrest
for disturbing the pence. The cowboys belong -
long near Barolos , and were drunk when tbo
shooting occurred. The shorlfC Immediately
organized n posse and started oftor the mur
derers , who had skipped out. Late reports
say that ono cowboy waa wounded , but bis
companions asslsto him to escape. Great
excitement piovnlla over the uffulr.
Later Means , the desperado who did the
shooting , was captured to-day a few miles
from Klmora , after bulng severely wounded
by the olllcars In pursuit. Two of tils pain
were also arrested. All three are now In
Jail. Moans cuino from the neutral strip ,
where ho Is accused of killing ono or two
ether men. _
The Kiro ftocnrd.
LONDON , March 2S. The Baltic timber
yard , near Buckingham palace , has burned.
Loss 1300,000. ,
JACKSONVIM.U , 111. , March 23. Early this
mornlni ; tire livery stable of Thompson &
Springer was burned , together with llfty
head of horses and mules , and a largo quan
tity of hay and gram. The barn utid con
tonta are a total loss , amounting to nearly
$40,900 ; Insurance , $25,000.
Godfrey Knoulcu Out Wnnnop.
BOSTON , March S3. George Godfrey , the
colored heavy weight pugilist , and Jaqli
\Vunnop , the Englishman , faced each ether
lor six rounds to-night at the Buy State Atu
lotiu club rooms. For the first two rounds
the men seemed evenly matched , but after
that Wnnnop was not In It , and was knocked
out In the slxtu round.
DIXON , 111 , , March 23. A tire which
originated In it defective tluo In the po&tofllco
at A ah to 11 this morning burned down twenty-
one business houses unU several dwelling ! )
with tholr contents. The loss will roach
$ fiO,000 , with but little Insurance , The town
was .without means of quenching the fire , and
Blil sent from Dlxon and Roobello ca'jiu too
lata to bo of practical service.
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