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NINETEENTH YEAH. OMAHA , FKIDAY MOBNlSo , AUGUST 16 , 1889. NUMBER 58.
CODRT OF CRIMINAL APPEAL.
The Question Brouaht Up In the
HOUBO of Iiords.
A SUBJECT FOR NEXT RECESS.
The Lord Clmnccllor'a Temper Do *
comes Somowtmt Kuflled Kc-
Harding the Mnttor At the
SJirlno of Knock.
The Mayhrlclc Case.
_ Jamtt OorJon Denncit.1
LONDON , August 15. [ Now York Herald
Cable Special to THE BEI : . ] The Moybrtek
case found its way Into the house of lords to
day and rufllod the tamper of the lord chan
cellor to an extent absolutely dangerous to
his health. In language mild and ohoico
Lord Fitzgerald asked It during the coming
recess the question of constituting an effec
tive court of appeal In criminal cases would
bo considered , and if it were doomed expedi
ent would a measure to effect such object bo
The face of the lord chancellor became-
covered with a hue that betokens the rapid
approach of apoplexy. Ho could only per
fectly express his regret , ho said , that such
& question should bo raised. It was" a matter -
tor ho preferred not to have discussed at
such a timo.
Lord Herscholl coldly stated that it was
Impossible to obtitn attention to the necessi
ty for any particular reform except when the
public mind was excited on the subject. Ho
trusted the matter would bo seriously con
sidered by the government nt the coming re
cess , ns there was undoubtedly a widespread
feeling that such n tribunal would glvo addi
tional security against Injustice and against
such agitation as the suspicion of injustice
The importance of the remarks made by
Lord Cross lies In the fact that ho has been
homo secretary , though the little ho did say
ivas of such an extraordinary character as to
deserve attention if bo had never occupied
such a position. Huvine said that ho would
bo prepared to express ideas at the proper
tlmo , ho added : "I am not
quite sure that , with the existing state of
things , criminals do not gain an advantage
rather than lese ono by the right of criminal
appeal. " Unfortunately , ho failed to explain
what criminals could possibly lese by a
change for the better In their behalf.
After Lord Cross had spoken the matter
To-morrow's Lancet , after n thorough re
view of the medical testimony , will say :
"Wo can have no deslro that the royal prorog
ntlvo of mercy should not bo exorcised In this
case , but as a duty to the living relatives of
tbo deceased , to the painstaking , fearless and
honest Jury , and to ono of the greatest orna
ments of tbo English bench , wo solemnly ns.
sort , as our unbiased opinion , that the ver
dict arrived at in Mrs. Maybrlok's trial was
warranted by tbo ovidcnco.
I-'alsc-Tonguod Mrs. Ynno.
NEW YOUK , August 15. The Now York
council for Mrs. Maybrick to-day received a
letter from Lawyer Alfred Monck , of Mon
treal , In which bo states that a Mrs. Yapp ,
answering the description of Mrs. Ynpp who
was the chief witness against Mrs. May-
brick , was obliged to leave Montreal about
tbrco years aero to escape indictment for
perjury. At that tlmo Malvln Smith brought
action against his wife for separation. Mrs.
Ynpp was n witness for Smith , and gave
very damaging evidence against his wlfo.
It was shown that Smith's mistress and Mrs.
Yapp hud , with Smith's aid , plotted a con
spiracy to blacken Mrs. Smith's character
and prove her an adulteress.
An Application oCtho Stick.
lCoj/r(0M | ( ISfoO I'll ' James Gordon OciuicH.l
ZANZIIIAK , August 15. [ New York Herald
Cable Special to THE BKE. I Of the sixty
prisoners arrested yesterday , for the raid on
the Indian 'bazaar , sixteen were In the
employ of the sultan , ono was In the employ
of the Germans and the other Arab had-no
employers. Each received fifty blows with
a stick yesterday , and they nro lying con
fined In the barracks.
A riot ooourrrd between 0 and 7 o'clock
last evening , but ns no police are over on
duty in the streets In the day tlmo the
soldiers had to bo brought from a distant
part of the town , and these , after restoring
order , patrolled tbo quarter until 3 in tbo
morning. To-day there was another slight
riot In the bazaar between the Arabs nnu
Banyans , and two of the latter wcro beaten.
There Is still much talk of a disturbance
brewing for Saturday or Sunday. The au
thorities should bo compelled to have the
streets guarded bv the police by day as well
as by night. The sultan was absent at his
country house when the riot occurred , and
drove lno town early this morning. The
only two Gorman ships here , the Parlo aud
Carolina , havD loft their mooiings and are
anchored off tha German consulate as a
.measure of precaution. It is reported that
the Gorman consul has telegraphed to the
German commander at Mozambique to re
turn wittl the Leipzig.
At the Khrliu of Knock.
ICnpi/rtght 1839 ZijJiimu Gorilnil I ) eMHctt.j
DCIII.IN , August 15. [ Now York Herald
Cable Special to TUB Bun.1 About forty
thousand persons visited the celebrated
shrine of Knock to-day. A vast throng par
ticipated In the customary devotions. Sev
eral mosses were celebrated , followed by n
procession , tbo spectacle being most 1m-
pre&slvo. Archdeacon Kavanagh , tha cen
tral figure , was assisted by several clergy
men , Including two American priests. In tbo
evening the benediction was given to n largo
number of pilgrims from England aud Amor-
Another Oceim Floating Pa I nee.
ICiij i/r(0ht / ( isea l > u Janu * Gortlon Dennett , ' }
GLASGOW , August 15. [ Now York Herald
Cable Special to Tin : BBC. ] This after
noon the Messrs. Thomson launched the Red
Star lino's Friosland , to ply between Now
York and Hamburg. Him Is built on the
san'ii ) lines us the City of Paris and City of
Now York , which were also constructed at
Clyde. The bark Friosland Is of 0,700 tons
register , 450 foot long and carries 200 first
class , 100 second and COO third class passen
gers. Her engines are to drive 5,000 horse
A Great Nuvul Captnro.
( Copurtofit 1849 ltl ] Jamti Gordon Jidinett. ]
lM3i\Qy , August 10. [ Now Vorlc Herald
Cftblo Special to Tint BEE. ] The ex
tremely mlinto character of the mimic war
fare In which England's fleet is now en-
gngod will ba undei stood when It Is gravely
announced in u dispatch from D. licet that
to-day it captured the Wbtto Star steamer
Germanic and an American liner , the Brit
ish Princess , and made their passengers
prisoners of war.
Infamous Police Arrangements.
( Copyright iSSa bv Jtiintt Gordon Uennitt.\ \
ZANZIIIAU , AuttuU IB. [ New York Herald
Cable Special to Tun BUB. ] Last nUrbt a
party of natives catered an Indian bazaar
and commenced thrashing the Indian mon
und women without distinction until they
were ultimately stopped by the soldiers.
Eighteen arrests only have been made and
these mon are In the fort to-day. They were
flogged , Ilio police arrangements hero are
PAST OCISAN UACEHS.
A Great StriiRRlo Between the Teu
tonic and New York.
NEwYouit , Aaugust 15. [ Special Tele
gram to THK BEB.I It was not until fifteen
minutes to 13 o'clock last night that the
ticker announced the arrival ,6ft the bar of
the Inman line steamer City of Now York ,
which It was thought would surely come in
yesterday forenoon. She has proved a dis
appointment to many who have plcnod their
faith and.money on the big Inmau liner
making a fast trip , but she
has beaten the White Star
steamer Teutonic , which loft Liverpool
thirty-five minutes after tbo Now York. The
Teutonic was off the bar at five minutes to 1
o'clock , ono hour and ten minutes after tbo
City of Now York. The latter loft Queens-
town at 1:30 : o'clock last Thursday afternoon ,
and Her time to the bar , after allowing the
usual difference In tlmo. Is therefore 0
days , H hours and 45 minutes. The
Teutonic loft Quconstown at 2:05 : o'clock
the same afternoon the inmnn liner
did , and her tlmo up to the time of sighting
her oft tno bar was exactly 0 days 15 hours
25 minutes. It must have been close steam
ing nil the way over , and It Is conjectured
that the two vessels could not have lost
sight of each ether during the trip , except ,
perhaps , when It was foggy. The Teutonic's
tlmo Is 12 hours and IS minutes behind the
best tlmo made bv the Inman line
steamer City of Paris , and the City of
Now York is over cloven hours behind her
sister ship's record. It was said that an cti-
iroly now sot of engines were fitted in the
Jlty of Now York nt Liverpool , and that
may account for her failure to make such a
brilliant triumph at it was supposed she
The voyage of the Teutonic , while not the
'astcst ' trip by a transAtlanticsteamer on
vho first trip. Is considered fairly good and
proof that the steamer will prove a spoady
iressol when once her machinery is in good
ivorklng ordor. The now steamer Teutonic ,
besides being the longest ship after , Is the
first merchant ship built In compliance with
the conditions of tho'British admiralty ( In
return for a bonus ) so that In case of emer
gency she may bo used as a warship. In
conscqucnco she presents many novelties as
an Atlantic liner. Tbo machinery is all
oolow the water lino. There are twelve
boilers from 12 to 12 % feet in diameter each
und 17 leot long , with six furnaces In
each. The whole of the machinery for
working cither screw is shut off completely
from its neighbor by fore and aft bulkheads ,
which extend from the after end of the on-
_ lna room to the forward end of the foremost
The captain of the CItv of New York reports
ports having experienced very dirty wu.ithor.
The vessel was obliged to slow down three
or four times , owing to the machinery hav
ing become heated , resulting in a loss of
Bomo ton hours'tlmo. The daily runs were :
August 9 , 408 ; 10th , 440 ; llth , 453 ; 12th ,
442 ; 18th , 404 ; 14th , 405 : 15th , 197.
Tno Teutonic reports having had strong
westerly wind1 and gales and hoaJ seas
most of the time. On August 12 she ran at
a great rate of speed for seventeen hours ,
The daily runs were : August 0 , 394 miles ;
10th , 404 ; llth , 430 ; 12th , 431 ; 13tn , 440 ;
14th , 454 ; 15th , 227.
HARRISON AT CONCORD.
The President Enthusiastically
Grootcd In Splto of Rain.
COKCOKB , N. H. , August 15. This noon
President Harrison , Private Bectetary Hal
ford , ox-Governor Cheney and others were
driven through the various mill yards a
Manchester on a tour of Inspection. Fron
there they were driven.to the depot , am
boaidcd the special train. The visitors were
met by n great crowd ou the platformand by
a delegation from Concord. The tram left
Manchester amid the cheers of the crowd
the president bowing his farewell from the
The run from Manchester to Concord was
a quiet 'gno and was mudo without a stop.
The preparations for the coming of the prcsl
dent had been made. The business blocks
were generally decorated and Hags wore
stretched along the driveways. The presl
dent was mot by Mayor Humphrey , Adju
tant-Gonoral Ayling and the Grand Army
posts acting as escorts. The party were
assigned places in landaus and were driven
to the capital In a drirrllng rain. The orcsl
dent was cordially greeted by Governor
Goodcll , the members of tha council ant
state officers and a largo number of citizens
From Concord to nil River the trip wa
a series of ovations. Governor Goodoll lof
the car nt Nushung , nod Surgeon Genera
Holt , of Massachusetts , Joined the party a
the representatives of Governor Amos. H
traveled on the car to South Framlngham
and then bade tbo president goodby. When
the platform at Fall Rlvor was reached a
7:10 p. in. . Mr. und Mrs. Choato cscortci
General Harrison through the lines of spec
tators to the steamer Pilgrim. These wh
were on the upper deck leaned over and
cheered the preMdcut as bo wont through
FALL RIVEH , Mass. , August 15. Er-Presl-
detit und Mrs. Cleveland loft Marion this af
ternoon , Inking the steamer Providence for
New York. Mr. Cleveland was recognized
as ho loft tbo car with his wife and was
heartily cheered , though ho was evidently
desirous of avoiding any demonstration.
The HoulaiiKcr Vordlcr.
PARIS , August 15. The sentence Imposed
on General Boulungcr , Count Dillon and
Henri Rouhofort by the sonata court yester
day occasioned no excitement in this city.
Thus far the utmost quietness has prevailed.
Th o republican Journals are convinced that
public opinion will ratify tbo decree of the
court. The conservative and Boulanglst
papers are sanguine that the general election
for nxembors of the chamber of deputies will
show that the people do not approve of the
verdict. It Is alleged that Waddlngtou ,
French ambassador to England , bus been in
structed to sound the English government
on the question of extraditing General Uou-
langer , Count Dillon and Henri Rochofort.
Bulllvttn Un Trial.
Puuvis , Miss. , August 15. The Jury was
completed after considerable delay to-day
and Sullivan was placed on trial. The cham
pion pleaded not guilty , and tno examination
of witnesses for the pro/sccution began in
logulur order , Major W. W. Robinson was
called to the stand and testified that bo at
tended the prize light aud saw all tbnt oc
curred. He recited tha occurrences In detail
and told how the two mon had exchanged
heavy blows. The witness testified that ho
saw Sullivan Jump on Kllraln with his
knees , and affirmed positively that Sullivan's
knees touched Kllralu's body.
Among the other witnesses called wore T.
R. White , foreman of the grand Jury ; J. S.
Hollonian , J. Hinton , Sheriff J. W. Comart ,
and J. W. Smith. All testified to having
witnessed the light.
liilraln Admitted to nail ,
BALTIMOIIE , August 15. A writ of habeas
corpus iu behalf of Jake Kllraln was sued
out this morn log. Kllraln was released ou
. ' ,000 ball for a hearing Thursday , the 2.M
Dock Ijahurors Strike.
ICopurfi/ht iBfOttu Jama c/on&m llutnttt.1
LONHON , August 15. [ Now York Herald
Cable Special to Tun BuB.l Twenty-five
hundred laborers at the East end , West
India and South London docks struck to-day
for additional pay of 5 pence an hour , and
for extra hazardous work 0 ponce.
Popular With JBouapnrtlsta ,
PAHIS , August 16. A crand Bonapartlst
banquet was given hero to-night , at which
1,000 persons were present. Every mention
of the name of General Boulanger by tbo
speaker * vrn grcuted with acclamation.
HUTCHISON THE LUCKY MAN
The Iowa Senator Knocks Oat Hull
IN THE TWENTY-FIFTH BALLOT.
Nomination Greeted Wlth WIld
Enthusiasm Poyncor Selected
fur the Second Place
Tno Platform. *
Nominated at Lnnt.
DBS MOTNBS , In. , August 15 , fSpcctal Tel-
gram to TIIR BEE. ] The outgoing trains to
night nro crowded with departing delegates.
They go away In pretty good humor , for Sen
ator Hutchison was the second choice of
probably nlnoty-nlno hundrotbs of the con
vention. The ticket Is regarded as par
ticularly strong , for while Senator Hutchi
son stands for the business and professional
man , Senator Poynoor Is a genuine farmer ,
whoso hands show nciiualntanco with the
pitchfork. He Is a level headed farmer , and
has boon In the senate so long that ho is un
After the nomination of Hutchison for gov
ernor this morning , public interest In the
convention took a tumble. There Was but
llttlo contest for the lieutenant go vernbrship ,
although there were half a dozen candidates.
The second ballot quickly weeded them out
and left Poyneor n winner.
The platform adopted gives very -general
satisfaction. It speaks firmly on all ques
tions of public Interest to Iowa , but Is much
more less radical on the railroad question
than the ono adopted two years ago.
The great convention was the largest and
ctho contest for governor was the longest in
iho history of town.
The Convention In Detail.
DBS MOINES , In. , August 15. The convcu
tlon began Its session at 0 o'clock this morn-
Ing. The twenty-third ballot takou Waaua
Hull , 403 ; Wheeler , 403 ; Hutchison , 251 ;
Crape , 1.
Twonty-fourth-Hull , 450 ; Wheeler , 230 ;
Hutchison , 473 ; Crape 1.
Twenty-fifth Hull , 858 ; Wheeler , 173 ;
Hutchison , 021.
The nomination of Hutchison was fol
lowed by wild enthusiasm , the waving of
Hags and long prolonged cheers. When order
was restored each of the candidates was
brought to the convention hall and made a
The convention then balloted for lieutenant
ant governor. The first ballot resulted :
Poyneor , 3S3 ; Seeds , 200 ; Finn , 114 ; Mc-
Hugh , 197 ; Rowoll , 100 ; Wheeler , 48 ; Harts
horn , 00 ; Young , 20.
In tno second ballot Poyneor was nom
Inatcd for lieutenant governor.
Following the ballot for lieutenant gov
ernor the following were nominated by ac
Supreme Judge Joslah Given , of DCS
Superintendent of Education Henry
Sabln , of Clinton.
Railroad Commissioner Spencer Smith ,
of Council Bluffs.
John Y. Stone then read the platform as
, Resolved , That the republican party of
Iowa In convention assembled concratulates
the country on the restoration of tbo party
to power In the federal government. Wo in
dorse the administration of President Harrison
risen as eminently wise , loyal ana Just. We
favor a liberal construction of the pension
laws and such farther legislation as will se
cure to the old soldier his Just duos from the
government tie has so faithfully served and
which ho has enriched bv bis sacrifice ;
Q. That wo demand of congress the protec
tion of American industry when it does-not
foster trusts or trade conspiracies , and wo
demand the same protection for farm pro
ducts that Is given to the products of the
labor of other classes.
3. That wo reaffirm tbo principle and
policy of state railway regulation. Wo
favor maintaining equality among all locali
ties and Individuals , and wo oppose the
granting of favors to one class of citizens
denied to others , and should experience
demonstrate tbo necessity wo favor such
changes In the laws as should bo made in tbo
Interests of right and Justice to all. Wo
urge upon congress the absolute prevention
of rebates and discriminations on railways
that foster monopolies and prevent competi
4. That It is the duty of the state and
federal governments to enact and execute
laws to punish trade conspiracies , trusts and
combines designed to limit the oroductions
of the necessaries of life , to unnaturally dis
turb , raise prices and Interfere- with tbo
natural course of trade and
which injuriously divert trade and
trafllc from the cities and towns of Iowa to
commercial centers outside of our borders.
5. That wo reaffirm the past utterances of
the republican party of Iowa upon prohibi
tion , which has become the Bottled policy of
the state , and upon which there should bo
no backward stop. Wo stand for the com
plete enforcement of the law.
0. That wo extend a hearty welcome to
the four now states which have been "so long
Knocking at the door of the union ; and wo
congratulate them on the republican success ,
whereby their admission into tbo sisterhood
of states was so happily achieved , *
7. That wo deplore the loss of llfe on 'our
railways and the dangers attending so many
of our citizens engaged In railway ; employ
ment , and wo urge upon the legislature to
take such practical stops as will secure all'
possible protection to this class of our people.
8. That wo favor the establishment of
cours of arbitration for the settlement of
ttic differences between corporations and
0 , That wo profoundly nympathlzo with
bona flue settlers on the Dos Molnes river
lands , and wo express bopo that in the end
they will bo made secure In the rights to
which they are entitled.
10. That wo earnestly mdorso the emi
nently wlso. vigorous and courageous admin
istration of Governor Larrabeo , and wo ap
prove his policy that ull laws shall bo fear
lessly and honestly enforced ,
The platform was adopted with enthusiasm
and tbo convention adjourned.
The Rod Oak Encampment.
RED OAK , la. , August 15. ( Special Tele
gram to THE BEE.I Governor Larrabce w s
met at the train this inornmit * by Mayor
Harding and Hon. Justls Clark , and was
escorted to the Hotel Johnson , where ho was
mot by a battalion of tbo Fifth regiment and
escorted to the parade .grounds , where the
regiment was drawn up for Inspection. Fully
ilvo thousand people witnessed the cere
mony. Tbo day was delightful and every
thing passed off without a Jar , The gov
ernor went east on the noon train. Ho
speaks at Vllllsca at the old settlors' reunion
of southwestern Iowa this afternoon. Tno
sham battle and general parade come off to
morrow. Tnero will bo a camp fire to-night ,
In which the old veterans will bo Invited to
participate. To-morrow will virtually close
the encampment. Camp will bo broken In
tbo evening and companies A and F , Second
regular infantry , will go to Newton to par
ticipate in another encampment next week.
Struck : Ity An Engine ,
MUSCATIKE , la. , August 15. ( Special Tele
gram to TUB BEB. ] Ona Salaand Carrlo
Simons , two young ladles , were struck by
an engine In South Muscatlne and burled
twenty feet. Both wcro seriously hurt.
Miss Simons died soon aftor.
Shot by a Jealous IIusl > and ,
DAVBNI-OIIT , la. , August 18. [ Special Tel
egram to THE BBE , ] Dr. L. B. Hitchcock
was shot by Q. II. Btono on the streets of
Comanoho , I a. , Wednesday forenoon. Btono
was divorced from kU wlfo several mouth *
ago , but has been paying her _ , good many
visits of Into. Ho bccjtmo Joyous of Or.
Hitchcock on account of his professional at
tention upon Mrs. Stone dujrne ) a recent Ill
ness. and was loud to attempt- his murdor.
Hitchcock has a Inrao btillot la his body , but
his condition Is not serious. Stone Is In cus
A 11 1 e Roolo/Bcnqntlon. /
DAVENPORT , la. , August 15. [ Special Tel
egram to Tno Bno. ] George Montgomery ,
proprietor of a general atoro at Big Rock , n
f ow miles from here , . committed a criminal
assault upon a flftoon-ycar-old girl at that
plnco on Tuesday , and now can not bo found.
To-day , while stilt in hiding from the offi
cers , ho came to Davonitart and filed n bill
of sale transferring his store to L. D.
Barnes. It Is supposed that ho has gathered
up all the money ho could and fled. Great
excitement prevails. Montgomery has n bad
record and made several failures at different
Hit Him With n Board.
OTTUMWA , la , , August 15. [ Special Tele
gram to TUB BEB. ) Frank Hogan and
William Davis , employe * at Baker Bros.1
packing house , quarrolpd this mornlntr , anil
Hogan struck Davis with a board. Davis
started to run and foil over a steve and died.
The doctors say tbo blow could not kill him ,
atid that ho died from heart disease. Hogan
surrendered and the examination Is sot for
Monday , _ -
A Vincent Man *
MASON Cirr , la. , Augus 15. [ Special Telegram -
gram to THE BEE. | P. O'Horrow , a wealthy
land owner , was sandbagged by footpads at
Vincent last night. Ho had a largo sum of
money in his possession , and had Just stepped
out of n store wbon ho was assaulted. Ills
cries frightened the robbers and they fled.
O'Hurrow Is dangerously hurt , but may re
cover. Officers ) are in pursuit of the assail
The Grand IiodRC , Ilnlshtaof Pythias.
OSKALOOSA , la. , Auirust 15. | Special Tele
gram to THE BEB.J The grand lodge ,
Knights of Pythias , closed its session hereto
to day. The election , of officers resulted us
follows : Q. C. , W. A' Green , Oskaloosa ;
G. V. C. , John S. Barnes , Now Hampton ; G.
8. , G. W. Brett , Marion City ; G..M. , E. A.
. Mercer , Burlington. The next plaoa of
meeting was fixed at DCS Molnes.
Ono ticcoh Iiako inaction Threatens
Death to the First tJIgnnr.
BIIAINEKD , Minn. , August 15. The first
word received from the Indian commission
at the Leech Lake reservation came this
morninRby abalfbrecd. Ho says the pil
lagers ou that reservation are in a dnudly
quarrel over the presence of the commission ,
and about equally divided as between these
wbo are willing to sign and these who are
opposed , the latter threatening death to the
first person who signs. jAff a consequence ,
no ono has yet signed , and the commission
ers have devoted their whole efforts so far to
preventing conflicts. . .The opuonents are ,
the runner states , fully armed with Win
chester rides , and have gone so far as to
threaten all whites on the reserve. The
commissioners are safely lodged at a ranch.
They have sent another runner out , proba
bly with dispatches for tqo government. It
is reported that a youmr.buelr , a relative of
Chief Matmouth , was SI jot for favoring the
That Is General Vuscoy's Opinion of
CHICAGO , August lit | Special Telegram
to THE BEE. ] "I can't soy that Secretary
Noble and Corporal 'Tanner are on friendly
terms , yet the secretary bus not demanded
Tanner's resignation- have they had any
words yet. " Tbo speaker was General
Cyrus Bussey , assistant secretary of the in
terior , who was at a hotel in this city to-day.
"Certain methods of the pension commis
sioner attracted the attention of Secretary
Noble some time ago , " continued General
Bussey. "Ho appointed1 a committee at
once to examine some of . ' .runner's transac
tions. That committee is no , v about ready
to make Its report. , , 1C , certain charges
against Tanner arc proved , then no doubt
General Noble will demand his dlsmssal. Ho
certainly will not do anything1 until then ,
and perhaps after all everything will bo sat
"What do you think of Tanner ? "
"Ho Is a hard worker , sincere , but too Im
ANTIQUES DOWNED HI SI.
A Rare Book Collector Turns Out a
PHILADELPHIA , August IB. William Jones ,
for twenty years a trusted employe of I. H.
Butler & , Co. , educational publishers of this
city , has disappeared Ho Is said to bo $40,000
short In his accounts ! Jones Is a bachelor
and is said to have hod a passion for collectIng -
Ing rare books , engravings and antiques of
all kinds , his house being filled from collar
to garret. Connoisseurs have pronounced his
effects one of the most valuable private col
lections In the city. All thla collection has
been turned over to his employers In partial
restitution of the shortage , The firm Is dis
posed to bo lenient with Jones.
They will On It Alono.
MINNEAPOLIS , August 13. The subsidiary
high court of tbo Ancient Order of Foresters
to-day voted to savor all connection with the
high court of England and to organize as the
American high court. The differences arose
about tbo admisslomof .colored men to the
order , the English High court insisting on it
and the Americans objecting.
At this afternoon's' ' session the now
order adopted as ifs name "Tho Ancient
order of Foresters qf America. " A motion
to send a cablegram to England notifying the
high court of the move xvas opposed and
England was completely ignored. Henry
Bunnlng , the first'pronosar of tbo now name ,
was presented this afternoon with a mag
nlflecnt and appropriate badge.
A Mlscndlnn.tSt | tomcnt.
WASHINGTON , Aupupt JTv It Is said by the
officers of Crocker's fqwa , brlgado that the
statement tolegraplica from Milwaukee tha
Crocker's Iowa brigade "ijould bo In attend
nnco at the Grand Army reunion at Milwau-
kco Is misleading. Ttiejliay many members
will doubtless attondbut.tbo ; regular reun
ion of this famous brigade , occurs September
18 and 10 at Council Ijjuffs , la. , where club
orate arrangements are la progress for their
entertainment. ' *
Favor Ojnthlft ar Conures' .
YANKTON , S. D. , August 15. [ Special Tel
egram to THE BRE. | TUo caucuses In this
county to-dday favor J.Jttj Gamble for con
gress , and a solid delegation will urge his
nomination at Huron , ton the 23th. Tne
county will also no doubt'avor Molletto for
governor , and Moodyrand Pottlgrow for
United States senators' , Gamble's nomina
tion and election to congress are regarded as
Itussoll llarris'io's Llbol Salt ,
NEW YORK , August 13. Counsel for Rus-
sel Harrison made application to-day in the
supreme court chambers in ihe libel suit of
Colonel Schuyler Cr6sby against him. Judge
Ingraham denied the' application , which was
a request to be permitted to examine Crosby
before trial. Ilio request involved questions
as to the details of the coioucl'a private llfo
and financial condition.
The Weather Forecast ,
For Omaha and * ylclnity : Fair weather ,
For Nebraska ) Warmer , fair , excep
local showers In extreme western portion
For lowas Fair , warmer , southerly
For Dakota i Fair , warmer , except in extreme
treme northwest portion cooler , southerly
SARAH ALTHEA'S LIFE STOW ,
Checkered Career of the Late Judge
A WARRANT FOR FIELD'S ARREST
Mrs. Terry Eager to Prosecute the
Justice NARO ! Bnya That the
Victim Was Armed With
Remembered at Her Old Homo.
CAPE Gnum > EAUMo. , August 15. [ Special
Telegram to Tim BKE , | Sarah Althea * Hill ,
whoso stormy career In California has given
icr national notoriety , was borplln'thls town
thirty-nine years ago. She comes of good
stock , her father being Samuel Hill , a prom-
nent attorney , and her mother Julia Sloan ,
, ho daughter of n wealthy luml or dealer.
3ho has ono brother , Hiram Morgan Hill.
Her parents died In 1854 , leaving the two
orphans an estate of $10,000. Sarah is ro-
atcd to some of the best families In the
county. She attended school at Danville ,
ICy. , and finally graduated from St. Vincent
convent , this town. She had n trovcrness in
the person of n Mrs. Uarrall , sister of ox-
Her grandfather , Hiram Sloan , was her
guardian , and appears to have hold a slack
roin. The young woman developed a spirited
temper , and soon after reaching legal ago
made her money fly. She grow up Into
womanhood in much her own way , and was
noted for her beauty and temper. She was
a 'schemer" above all things , and this made ,
nor unpopular among her girl companions.
It was said of hortoo , that though she was a
spendthrift , aha worshipped money and gave
her attention mostly to these who possessed
It. She Is romomborcd by her friends hero
as something of a flirt , and at ono tlmo Is
said to have had throe engagements to marry
on her hands. Ono of the parties , Leandor ,
Is now a prominent politician in southeast
ern Missouri , and another resides In St.
Louis. Her conquests were nvmor-
ous during the tlmo she hold sway.
She was fast , but her name
was never tarnished with scandal.
In love affairs Sarah was tyrannical and
mbra than one of her lovers had to suitor her
Iron rule and eccentric whims. It is said she
really loved onn young follow named Will
Shaw. They were encaged to bo married ,
but as the result of a tiff the young man de
termined to break the engagement. Sarah
hoard of this , and when next ho called she
was so charming that ho pressed his suit
with more ardor than over , when she had
her revenge by snubbing him. The story
ROCS that she really wanted and expected
Him to return , but he did not , and in Sep
tember. 187X ) , disgusted and broKen-hearted ,
and with only tbo shadow of her fortune ,
she started for California.
A young undo named William Sloan ac
companied her to the coast. Ho was wealthy
and took liU handsome niece to his mother's
homo. Sarah and the old lady did not live in
harmony and Sloan gave the girl a fine suit
of rooms In a hotel. It was there she mot
Senator Sharon. Her brother Hlrnm is also
on the coast.
No Sympathy for Terry.
NEW Yoim , August 15. [ Special Telegram
to THE BEE. ] The newspapers all over the
country , according to telegrams received to
day , comment freely on the killing of Judge
Terry , In California , Saturday , and with re
markable unanimity. Not ono , so far as
board fromr expresses sympathy for that
brilliant but reckless man , who met snch a
tragic fate. The concensus of editorial
opinion seems to bo that no regret Is to bo
expressed ; that BrodericH has , in a slight
measure , been avenged after many years ,
and that his slayer , who nowed the wind , has
reaped the whirlwind.
Verdict of the Jury.
STOCKTON , Cal. , August 15. At the Inquest
last night over tbo body of Judge Terry no
now fuels were developed. The jury re
turned a verdict that the deceased came to
his death from the effects of a Run shot
wound inflicted by ftavid Naglo at Lathrop.
Naulo'fl Preliminary Hearing.
SAJJ FRANCISCO , AUgust 15 , The prelim
inary bearing of Deputy Marshal Naglo will
come up before a Justice of the peace at
Stockton Wednesday next. A strong effort
will Do made after the examination to secure
ball. If It is refused the matter will be ap
pealed. United States Marshal Franks has
secured from Naglo the details of the affair.
Naglo says be is confident that Terry
drew back his hand after striking Jus
tice Field for the purpose of pulling
from bis'coat'a knlfo ho was presumed to bo
carrying , as he once made aQldavlt that ho
always went armed. It Is the theory of
those about'tho United States marshal's of
fice that Mrs. Terry , when she threw herself
on her husband's body , took a weapon from
him , though when the body was searched no
weapon was found.
The warrant upon which the arrest of Jus
tice Field fe expected to bo made was issued
by Justice of the Pence H. V. J. Swnln , of
Stockton , and Is addressed to the sheriff of
the county. The sheriff can not arrive in
this city until to-night , and it is thought
probable that ho will not attempt to servo
tbo warrant until to-morrow. No course has
been outlined by the friends of Justice Field
ns to the action ho will tatco under the cir
cumstances , beyond the statement made by
the attorneys for Naglo in Stockton to-day
that Justice Field would appear at any tlmo
if desired. The warrant for his
arrest was issued solely upon complaint of
Miss Terry , who did not witness the shoot
ing , so far as the evidence given before the
coroner's Jury showed. In fact , no evidence
was given connecting the Justice with the
tragedy id any way , beyond the fact that ho
was assaulted by Terry. For this reason the
attorney who appeared for the state , in 'tho
absence of tbo district attorney , refused to
Issue a warrant , and it was Issued on Mrs.
Terry's complaint In consequence.
A Warrant for Judco Field.
STOCKTON , Cal. , August 15 , A warrant
was Issued to-day for the arrest of Stephen
J. Field , on complaint of Mrs. Sarah Althea
Terry , who charges him with complicity In
the killing of her husband , David 8. Terry ,
at Lathrop , yesterday. Sheriff Cunningham
loft hero for San Francisco this afternoon to
arrest Justice Field. The attorneys who
have boon engaped to conduct the defense ol
Deputy Marshal Naglo promised that Justice
Field would appear when wanted , but Mrs.
Terry's complaint was made against both.
The funeral of Judge Terry will bo holt
Friday. The body is still at the morgue.
Mrs. Terry has not loft It at any time.
The All'AhsorbliKt Topic.
SAN FIIANCISCO. August 15. The killing of
David 8. Terry yesterday by Deputy Mar
shal Naglo Is still the chief topic of discus
sion hero , though no developments have
arisen poyond what was outlined in the dis
patches yesterday. Justice Field resumed
bis Judicial duties to-day , and sat In the cir
cuit court with Judge Sawyer and Judge D.
S. Brewer , of Kansas. Ho referred freely
in conversation with attorneys end his asso
ciates to the exciting Incidents of yesterday's
tragedy. Ho Is still constantly under the
protection of a deputy marshal , as Is also
The Trcauiiry BurpluH ,
WASHINGTON , August 15. The light offer
ings of bonds has resulted in a steady in
crease in the treasury surplus , which , ac
cording to tha treasurer's statement to-day ,
now amounts to (70,600,000 , belnif the high
cst point reached since October last.
French Iron-Clad ? Ball For Grate.
TOULON , August 14. Throe French iron
clads and a dispatch boat sailed to-day for
Woman Buffrnao Must Bo Submitted
to North , Dakotn Voters.
UiSMAnctt , N. D. , August 15. The report
of the committee on the elective franchise
was adopted. This makes it necessary to
submit the question of womixn suffrage to a
vet * of the people. The general elections of
.ho atato shall bo biennial and. hold In No
vember. It gives women the right to vote nt
nil school elections. The article on munici
pal corporations was adopted. The "octlon
irovldlng that no city , town or village shall
over become a subscriber to tbo capital stock
of any railroad or private corporation was
stricken out , Grlggs , of Grand Forks , In
troduced the following resolutionwhich was
adopted unanimously :
Resolved , That this convention heartily
indorses the proposition to hold the world's
fair In the city of Chicago , thus bringing the
great exposition nearer to the homos of the
icoplo of the xvost , near the center of the
continent and near the center of population
which goes to mnko up the American union.
The resolution was adopted amid great ap-
_ _ _ _ _ _ _
Favorable toStnto Soverclcnty.
OLTMPIA , Wash. , August IB. The day was
spent In the convention discussing the quos-
tlon of state sovereignty and tide lands.
Only ono vote was taken. It was on the gen *
> ral principal of state sovereignty , and was
largely adlrmatlvo. No definite conclusions
iiad been reached when the convention ad-
HELENA. , Mont , August 15. The article on
elections was unanimously passed and refer
red to the committee on phraseology.
CHIEF AUTHUK'3 GUANOES
An lutorvinw With Ono of Ills Sup
porters lit Chicago.
CHICAGO , August IB. [ Special Telegram to
Tnn BEE. ] The members of the Brother
hood of Locomotive Engineers nro begin
ning towarm up" over their annual con
vention , which is to bo hold In Denver in
October. The principal business will bo
the election of a successor to Chief
Arthur , and there is a great deal of
earnest canvassing going on over It. That
there Is sorao opposition to Arthur's ro-olco-
tlon even his most ardent admirers admit ,
but the prevailing opinion among the con
servatives Is that the "old man" will pull
through all right. Ono of the best posted
men In Chicago on brotherhood affairs said
"I don't anticipate much opposition to Mr.
Arthur. There will bo some , of course ,
but ho will bo re-elected all right enough.
The brotherhood is essentially a conservative
organization , and the conservative element
is naturally going to run it. There are but
few among us who favor a federation for
that very reason. We want to preserve our
conservatism. The brotherhood , for Instance ,
Is opposed to strikes , because wo
believe that in nine cases out of ten the
points wo are after can bo gained "without
them. If wo were to amalgamate with other
railway organizations more radical in their
beliefs wo might often bo forced into strikes
against ourfbotter Judgement. "
THE OLD DOMINION.
Virginia jDemocrnts Nominate , and
Denounce the Republican Party.
RICHMOND , Va. , August 15. The state
democratic convention mot at 10 o'clock thla
inornlng and proceeded to take'a second bal
lot for governor. Before tbo roll call was
completed Captain Phil McKluney was nom
inated by acclamation. J. Hogo'Tylor ,
of Pulaski , was nominated for lieutenant
governor by acclamation. The convention
next proceeded to make a nomination for
attorney general , the names of several can
didates being presented. A recess was then
taken until 4 this afternoon.
Upon reassembling the convention nomi
nated for attorney general R. Q. Scott , of
Fauqulor. Basil B. Gordon , of Rappahanock
county , was selected chairman of the state
central committee. The platform was then
adopted and the convention adjourned sine
die. The platform opens with the declara
tion of the people of the state that , through
the wise legislation and administration of
the democratic party , the public schools have
been preserved in cfllulcnt operation
and their accommodations extended ;
that tbo resources necessary for
the conduct of the government In
all Its departments have been secured , and
that tbo debt question has been put In tbo
line of final and acceptable settlement. Wo
would reprobate as mlschovlous to all inter
ests , " runs the text , "tho reopening of an
issue which has been the sourch of so much
embarrassment and'vcxation to the common
wealth and with the continuance of tbo party
administration which has dealt with It , so
ably and wisely , wo confidently look to Its
solution upon the lines of adjustment which
the democratic representatives have faith
fully executed. "
The platform closes thus : "Wo oppose
the republican party as the party of high
taxes , of the corrupt and extravagant ex
penditure of the utiullc revenues , of unjust
and oppressive treatment of the people of the
southern states , as the creator of trusts and
the promoter of monopolies. Wo oppose the
republican party as the stirrer up of strife
between races , as a false friend to the col
ored race and an enemy to the white race. "
Colonel Now Cited Tor Contempt.
INDIANAPOLIS , August 15. Mr. Harry
Now , proprietor of the Journal , was before
the criminal court this afternoon on a cltu
tlon for contempt. The Journal printed an
article In reference to tQo insane hospital in
which severe charges reflecting on the man
agement wcro made. Dr. Wright , the su
perintendent , sent a letter to the fraud Jury
asking that body to investigate tbo charges.
New was called before the grand Jury to-day
and questioned as to the authorship of the
article. Ho promptly refused to divulge the
desired information , claiming It would break
a long established Journalistic rulo. Ho was
at once clto'l before Judge Irwin , and as
there seemed to bo no special necessity for
Immediate action the court announced that
the case would go over to the next grand
Jury. Now was accordingly at once released
on his own recognizance.
At Now York The Teutonic , from Liver
pool ; the City of Now York , from Liverpool.
At Quecnstown The Arizona and Nova
Scotia , from New York.
At Baltimore The Missouri , from London.
At Now York The Bolgonland , from Ant
werp ; tbo Spain , from Liverpool ; the Erin ,
from London , v
At Southampton The Allor , from Now
York , for Bremen.
At Queoiistown The Brlttanic , from Now
The Death Hcntouco Commuted ,
INDIANAPOLIS , August 15. Governor
Jlovey to-day commuted to imprisonment
for life the sentence of William Benson ,
who was to have been hanged In the Joffer-
sonvlllo penitentiary to-morrow morning for
the murder , in December last , of Jacob
Motowcilcr , near ) dwardsville , Iiid , The
sentence was commuted on account of the
youthfulneas of the convict nineteen years.
The filltfo Strikers Win.
Pirrsntnio , August 15 , Serious trouble
from a long continued strike has been
averted at tbo Sllgo Iron mills by the firm
acceding to the terms demanded by the em
ployos. Muck bar from the Solar Iron
works will not bo issued hereafter ,
I'lc Iron Ooos Ui ,
PJTTSDUIIO , August 15. The onnounca
meat was made to-day of an advance in Bes
semer pig iron from $15.50@1G.OO per ton to
firstname.lastname@example.org par ton. The advance Is made
In view of the prospective advance- coUn
and freight rutci.
VETERANS GAIN A VICTORY
The Mouon Route Grants the Oout-
KANKAKEE LINE FOLLOWS SUIT.
Opinion Divided na to Uhothnr the
llrcak Will Spread Southern Sol-
dkcrs nt Least AVIll Attend
Grand Army Men Jubilant.
CHICAGO , August 13. [ Special Telegram
to Tim BEE. ] Grand Army veterans nro
Jubilant over the action of the Monon road in
making the cont-a-mllo ruto to the Milwau
kee encampment. To the most of the veter
ans It looks Ilka a soramblo on the pirt of all
the roads to make the rate which , up to the
Monon'a notice , had been refused Unani
mously. The Knnkakcc , running between
Chicago and Cincinnati , promptly duplicated
the notice of the Mouon. All the veterans
from south of the Ohio rlvor and from
southern Ohio and aud Indiana are certain
of the "fought-and-dled"-for rate of a cent a
mile to the encampment. General Passen
ger Agent Darker , of the Munon , explained
the reduced ruto ns follows :
"Wo learned definitely that the Pan-
hamllo would make the rate of a
cent a mile and forstallod the move
by making It ourselves. Mora than that , wo
contracted this morning for the transporta
tion all voternns from Indianapolis , Cin
cinnati and Louisville. "
Opinions vary as to the possible spread of
the cont-a-mllo rate. Chairman Abbott , of
the Western States Passenger association ,
docs not believe it will go beyond the lUonon ,
Knnknkoo and possibly .tho Panhandle. Vice
President McMullon. of the Alton , than whom
there Is no bettor Judge of railroad matters ,
thinks that at the Very least every ruto
south of the Ohio rlvor and east of the Mis
sissippi will be affected. as well as rates
from all points east of Cincinnati. Secretary
Fulton , of the Ohio lilvor Trafllo association ,
of which the Motion , Kankakco and Pan
handle are members , agrees with VIce PresIdent -
Idont McMullon. Should this view bo cor
rect it In very llkolv that the cont-a-mtlo
rate will spread in all directions. Tlia
break would then come from such roads as
the Illinois Central , which has a line
to Now Orleans. The other southern lines ,
connecting at Cincinnati and Louisville with
the Monon and Kankakeo , will manifestly
do the bulk of the business unless the Illl !
nols Central "gets on the band wagon. "
Should the Illinois Central uiako the ruto it
will bo extended to St. Louts , aud all the
western and southwestern road ? must tncot
It. On the other hand , the eastern connec
tions at Cincinnati of tha Monoa and Kanka
kco will do the bulk of the business unless
the central traftlc and trunk line roads make
the cent-u- mlle
- - rato.
The whnlo rate mouhnnism is so llnoly adJusted -
Justed that good Judges do not sco any way
out of the trouble now except for every rood
to make the oent-a-mllo rato.
The Pennsylvania ofllclals hold a confer
ence in Plttsburg to-day , to discuss the posi
tion of the Panhandle. An apparently au
thentic rumor became current hero in tha
evening that the Panhandle would probably
still further lower the rate. Assistant Gen
eral PassongorJViiont Adams , of the Penn
sylvania , had not been notified of any action
at .tho close of office hours to-day.
The Alton Still Kicking.
CHICAGO , Auguut'15. The Cjilcago & Al
ton , at a mooting of the southwestern alyl-
siou of the Western Freight association to
day , claimed that the action of the Santa Po
in excluding It from participation in through
rates on cattle from west of the Mississippi
river to Chicago , absolved it from its ngree
incut with that , road and that ft would here
after make rates to suit itself. Chairman
MIdgoly was of the opinion that the Alton
had thn right to protect its through business
by mooting the rates of Its competitor. The
Rock Island and Santa Po dissented from
this opinion and the question was argued foe
several hours , the mooting finally adjourning
without reaching any conclusion.
A New Oregon lload.
PORTLAND , Ore. , August 15. Articles of
incorporation were riled hero to-day for the
Portland & Puget Sound railroad company , -j
The capital stock is fixed nt $5,000,000 , dl1 1
video : Into 50,000 shares. The object of the >
corporation is to construct and equip a railroad - i
road aud telegraph line from Portland ts Seattle -
attlo , Wash. , with several branch linos. Ono
of the branches Is to extend to Grays Har
bor and another to Port Townsend. The
company nlso IB empowered to purchase.
lease , operate and maintain rullrouo .
branches and telegraph lines , to purchase '
real estate , to build docks , piers , hotels , I
warehouses , etc. , and borrow money aud '
Strong Will Probably Resign.
HOSTON , August 15. [ Special Telegram to
TUB Bue.1 It Is very generally believed
licro that If President Strong , of tbo Atclil-
son , Topeka & Santa Fo railroad company
has not resigned , ho will do so at a very early
data. It has boon for some tlmo an open se
cret that ho has not been at all at ease in bla *
position since Mr. Magoun , of Klddcr , Pea *
body & Co. , became director. Mr. Magoun
is ossent'ally a railroad financier , while ]
Mr. Strong Is a practical manager. Each is
perhaps unexcelled la his department , but
neither Is an adept at the other's work , so
when Magoun insists upon interfering with
the working of the system , President Strong
objects , and there seems to bo llttlo room for
doubt that finding his objections vain. hoha
decided to quit.
MONDAV NIGHT'S STORM. I
The Most Disastrous Thia Benson In
thn MlHBourl Valley.
KANSAS Cnr , August 15. The storm
which passed over the Missouri valley Mon
day night was the most disastrous known to
this section this season. Over twenty per
sons , it is said , were killed by lightning , and
the damngo In affimals killed and crops
ruined will run over naif a million of dollars.
This , of course , Includes the damage -
ago to railroads. Among these -killed
wcro the son of H. A' . Silver , at
Cortlnnd , Nob. ; George Richardson and
George Warner , of Dawson , Neb. : W. E.
Winkler , of Winthrop : H. Hunter , of Hutu *
lin , Klin , , and Fred Case , of Olatho , Kan ,
Reports from other towns state there word
fatalities , but give no particulars.
Nebraska and Iowa Pension * .
WASIIINOTON , August 15. [ Special Tele
gram to Tim HEK. ] Pensions grunted Nebraskans -
braskans : Increase Andrew J. Ilcrrick ,
Goonro H. Roby. Original widows , etc.
Elizabeth , mother of William E. Morion.
Pensions allowed to lowans t Original in
valid Thomas J. Lowery , George w. Laf-
forty , Restoration and reissue Orwell
HI ado. Increase William Diamond , James
M. Williams , Milion K. Doano , James H ,
Ganders , Joslah J. Duncan , David Slunakor ,
Zacchcus Smith , Elinor It. Culver , John W.
Ebersolo. Reissue James Whitman , Jlenry
H. Kelley , Walter 13 , Waruer. Relsuuo anil
incruaso Alfred U. Wakomftn , Nicholas
Prof. [ jooiiiln , or Harvard , Dead.
NKW HAVEN , Conn. , August 15. Ellas
Loomls , professor of natural philosophy and
astronomy at Yale , died at the New Haven
hospital late this afternoon.
A Btnto Rupuhlloaii
HUIIOK , S. D. . August 15 , A call has boea
Issued for a convention , to organize a stat *
republican league for South Dakota , in tbit
city on August 27 the day before the oonJ
veiling of the republican state convention
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