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TWENTIETH YEAH. ( BIAIU , TUESDAY JUL.Y . 22 , 181)0. ) 84-
-\rv f t A if
Ecnator YorLeca Has a Great Variety of
Griticisms to Make ,
CALLS THE BILL A FINANCIAL MONSTER.
A. I'V\v IlcinuilcH on CuiMic lc'f De-
imuul Hoiiie Kiiint > Hnl Hnrcntlii
Till ! IIiMK < ! DKciitiscHtlio Union
1'aullle l > and ( Irants.
AVASIIISOTOS , July 21. The senate ) select
committed on relations with Canada was au
thorized to fontinuo its Investigations during
thu coming recess and next session.
'f ho senate bill authorizing the coMtnutlon
of n pontoon bridge across the Mississippi
river utQuincy , 111. , was passed.
Mr. Duwcs moved to proceed to the consid
eration of thu Indian appropriation bill. Mr.
Grav niinio u motion , which was adoptedthat ,
IE the scnnto proceed to the consideration of the
' house bill providing for the transfer of the
marine service from tlio treasury to the
navy department , The bill having been
read the da'e for the appointment
of revenue marine ofllcers to be ofllcers of the
navy was Ilxed for January 1 , IS'Jl.
At a o'clock the bill was laid nside with
out action und the senate proceeded to the
consideration of the tariff hill nnd was ad
dressed by Mr.Voorhces In opposition to It.
Mr. VoorheeH criticised the tariff bill in de
tail , lie clmracturized it ns a financial mon
ster. The reduction In sugar and molasses
\viis no reduction In the light of the proposed
bounty to planters. The In t'reuso In woolen
goods amounted to * iri,0 XUK ) , ( ) a year. This
was simply a production run made. Mr.
A'oorhees refened to the recent Stanley wed
ding la London and the wedding presents of
fabulous prleo. Among these was thu one o (
C'arncglo a gift richer anil rarer , and far
more costly than any Unit could bo afforded
by the queen of England or the king of IIel-
glum , The gift was an uncut diamond , of
sueh slue , quality and purity thut neither the
richest of the crown Jewels of England nor
thu moonstone of India could surpass It
In value. How came this American kins
of stvel and iron to have such u diamond !
The farmer ! ) of the United States hud paid for
that diamond ten thousand times over in the
last twenty years by paying un average uuty
of over ! } 8 pur cent on "every article of iron
and steel used and by paying the huTonscd
rates In freight made ifccessary liv the high
duty on steel nnd iron nills and rolling stock.
If the pending bill became a law the farmers
would liuvo tip pay on iron mid steel an increase -
crease of duty Irom IH.-M to fit.75 per cent.
Mr. Vooihees passed on to the discussion of
the proposed increase of 120 per cent on tin
pinto hi order to protect an infant industry
yet unborn and give rinplorincnt to ! iOUU !
worliliigincn now idle. 11 would bo far
cheaper for the country to pay 21COO
Idle men nvcmgu wages than to tax every
nqunro of tin roof , every tin pail , ten pot and
milk can simply to build India dozen million
aires nnd enable them to give couching par
ties to protection leaders nnd to found 11-
lirurlos from tlio savings of a 15 per cent re
duction of the wnges of workinginen. Tin
jilato hiul tlio first right to ho on the free Hit
nnd ho would at tlio proper time move to putlt
thore. 'Jhero was no manufacturer of it In
the countrv and tbero was nothing to pro
tect , even If protection were right. All In
ternal revenue taxes oil manufacturers' ,
broilers * and dealers * bank checks nnd In
comes hint been swept away whllo the duties
on trace chains , tin buckets , flannel shirts
nnd the like liad had a manifold growth.
Atthodoso of his speech , Mr. Cockrell
offered resolutions ( which were agreed to )
expressing the senate's regret at the nn-
iiouneeinent of the death of Representative
Vi inker of Missouri and for the appointment
of a coniuiltua of three senators to attend the
Messrs. Vest , Plumlj mid Berry were np-
pointed and the senate , as a further mark of
respect , adjourned.
'J'tio .scnnto committee on public lands today
ordered a favorable report on the house bill
to amend thonct of Juno 'JL1 , 1S7I. It extends
provisions , limitation ! ) imd restrictions
thereof to all persons entitled to the right to
homestead or pre-emption under the laws of
i the United States who liavo resided upon
| i > and Improved for five years the lands granted
to iinv railroad company , but whoso entries
or tilings have not for any cause been ad
mitted to record.
Hoprcseatatlvo Comstock today introduced
a bill authorizing the secretary of agriculture
- to establish uniform grades on all Kinds of
v , grains transported from ono stale to another
or to any foreign country which shall bo
known as American grades.
ON , July 21. In tlio house today ,
Mr. Pnysoiiof Illinois , from the committee
on public Inndri , reported n resolution calling
on the secretary of the interior to Inform the
house by what authority and why ho has au-
thoriy.rd and directed the issue of putents to
tlio Union I'aclllc railroad company for lands
granted the company prior to tlio
payment of the debt duo tlio United
States from the said company , nnd
tluii ho also report to the house the amount of
hinds that lm\o been patented or ccrtilled to
each of the land grant corporations of the
Union i'aeillc ; railway system up to this date ,
Resolutions cro then unanimously ndopt-
en oxniesslng the sorrow with vliicli the
house hail heard of thu death of Mr. "Walker
of Missouri und providing for the appoint
ment of a rommlttcoof seven members of the
house and three members of the senate to
tnko charge of the funeral ceremonies. Tlio
house then , at 12:1 : fi , as 11 inmk of repect to
the dceea&ed , adjourned.
llnllroiul FiroiiKMi In Session ,
H.vinromi , Conn.Julytll. Five hundred
inomliers of tlio brotherhood of locomotive
Ilrcm6u hold a meeting yesterday at which
rirat Vice Grand Morrissey of ( mlcsbuiv ,
111 , , presided. IteioluOons wcro adopted
favoring the passngo of tlio bill pending In
congress requiring the railroads to use auto
matic brain's nnd couplings on frclghttrains.
The resolution ! ) also pledged the members to
° "Tfoidlln their power to prevent trainmen
from working on Sundays.
Sim Siiuet-H at Do
Nr.w YOIIK , July 131. [ Special Telegram
to Tin : HKB. t Mrs' , frank Leslie arrived
on tlio City of ( lonio yesterday. She spoke
niostsiieerinr t of the Do Lovvlllo incident ,
Miylng "I | , t Now Vorli ns Mi-s , Let.Ho
nnd It Is my earnest wish torotaln my name.
1 hnvo hud u lot of nuiioyiuieu from thatMar-
milsDo Louvllle. but mdlytho tst t thing toile
ilo Is to let Kiuli persons severely alone. Ho
Is an Idiot. "
Oeellnc to'lVHtll'y ,
CHICAGO , July SI.-- Coroner ilertz , who Is
InvestlgiUlug the exiiloslon on the steamer
Tloga today ixvelved nn answer to his re-
( iue.it Unit Messrs. IlrU'ht , proprietors of the
( iiiiintsoo oil company of HulTalo , who
Hlihiped the luipthn on the Tloga , couio hei-o
ami testify before the coroner's Jury , They
di'cllno to eonw and sny they sco no reason
why they should ilo so , They disclaim imy
ty for Iho explosion.
KtriioUhy l.lghtnl < g.
SfH\c' R , N . Y , , July 21. A St. Louis ex
press on the Now York Central railroad Sun-
duv evening struck n wagon containing Winslow -
low Harmon , his wlfo and child , The man
was killed , hU wife fntally nnd the child se
riously iujurvd ,
The Vroodoiiior the 1'ronn ,
Ho\iKJulySl. [ Spoclul Cablegram to Tin :
Hii.J - 1'i-oprlotors of lluvo newspapers iiub-
llshed on the Island ot Malta huvo icon ox-
roimnunlcnted for printing articles ubuslng
thu i < opo aud the tbhou ot .Hulu.
Till' ( H'KltlAXIt JUHHILKI ) .
jV Wreck on tlio U. IN nt Medicine
Hi\v Oiin > Inn Injured.
CnitrittNiVyo. : . , July 21. [ Special Tele
gram to Tin : llin : , ) The cast bound Union
I'aclllc train No. S was derailed nt Medicine
Dow at 1 o'clock this morning by the break
ing of iinuxlo of the baggiuto ear. llagg.iije-
mrutor Norton wis slightly Injured. The
baggage car und express cars were badly
.At nearly the same hour n fast freight tmln
brolto in two parts at Cooper's lake on n
heavy grade and Iho parts coining together
again smashed .several cars. The week de
layed traftlo twelve hours.
'f H < ; ] iort.
DBS MOINW , la. , July 21. [ Special Tele
gram toTinUii : : : . ] The story sent out from
Port Dodge that a number of candidates for
appointment for state niino Inspectors had
preferred churgcs iigalmttho state executive
council , of which Governor Holes Is presi
dent , is somewhat misleading. A state house
ofilclnlsuid today thut the executive council
hnd nothing to do with the appointment , nnd
that It concerned the governor nlonc. The
board of examiners have full control of the
matter , nnd no ono has authority logo if hind
the returns , Soil Is pretty ecrtalnthntnoth-
Ing will coino of It. The board of examiners
consisted ot Joseph Humsoy of Perry ; ,1. T.
Ucard. Uurllngton ; J. O. Jones , Oskuloosu ;
John 31 , Gibson , Des Moines ; .Arthur Con-
nery , What Cheer. The examination was
concluded on April 11 last , with the tesult
thut only throe uut of nineteen passed nbovo
O'J ' per cent , the law requiring a marking
above M ) per cent. Those three were the pres- '
cut itu'iimbeiitH , all republicans , and they
wore all reuppointcd. They were Morgan
Thomas of Oskuloosa , Thomns Dinks of Ot-
tuinvva , and James ( lildroy ofVliat Cheer.
The majority oftho' unsuccessful candidates
were also republican1 * .
Western Normal OmnuMiciMiicnt.
SiiEXANiiOAii , In. , July'Jl. [ Special to Tin :
llui : . ] Tlioiiiinuul cominencement exercises
of the Western Normal college at this phico
commenced last night with the hnceiilaurcnte
address In the nou- college elm pel , by Hon.
W. IJ. Myers of Iniilniia. The hall wns beau
tifully decorated , and though very largo ,
several hundred people were turned away ,
uiuiblo to gain admission. Aa the various
classes , which nro very large , marched In nnd
took their places , It was an inspiring sight.
Xearly every .state In the union was repre
sented. An Immense chorus of snipers , as
sisted by the new pipe organ and orchestra ,
furnished the music ; . Captain Myers , the
speaker , was the nicturo of robust health ,
nnd hud no trouble in making every ono hear
him. It was n masterly effort from cue of
Indiana's distinguished clti/.cus. Tbe.clty is
full of visitors , hundreds of old students hav
ing relumed for commencement.
InloM U U'itli Burglars.
Dr.sMoixiw , In. , July 21.-Special [ Tele
gram to Tins DBI : , ] A gang of burglars is
committing depredations in this city with
considerable success anil apparent security.
A hnlf dozen cases of burglary have occurred
the past week. The last ono took place last
night at 413 East Sixth street , at the
boardlnghouse of Mrs. Tom Liuson. The
thieves began operations by chloroforming
one of Mrs. Tom Llnsoa's daughters , whc
slept In n room on the ground floor , ami
fastened the stair door so that these above
them could not interfere. They ransacked
the house la n professional manner , throwing
the contents of bureaus upojitho floor nnd
illsnmumhiK things generally. They secured
a valuable gold wateti , flS lu money and a
quantity of clothing , all valued nt auout ? GO.
As usual , thcro is no cluo.
AXew Road Incorporated.
SiorxCiTY , la. , July 21 , [ Speclil Tele
gram to fun BII : . ] Tlio articles of incor
poration of the Sioux City & Is'ortlieru rail
road company will bo filed tomorrow. The
incorporators are John P. Duneomboof Port
Dodge , S. L.Do\vus ol Cedar IJwldsand D.
T. Hedges , T. P. Gere and A. S. Garrotson
of Sioux City. M'ho line will run west from
Sioux City in Nobratlca , between the Mis
aourl river and thu Pacific Short Line , till It
strikes the Niobrara , thence crossing the
Sioux reservation to Deadwood or Kink
City m the Dlack Hills , tlw aUtnnco being
about llvo hmulroil milsa. Ouoobjcjt otllie
line is to taptho cattle region. Construction
work will bo begun this fall.
DBS MOIM-H , In. , July SI. [ Special Tele
gram to Tin : ilii : : . ] Tlio location of the
camps of the First and Fourth regiments
huvo been decided upon , and both -will camp
at Cedar linplds the middle of next month ,
Six hundred and fifty dollars was raised by
thocltizeiisof the town for expenses and
additional transportation , A regiment of
regular iiviny troops , the Second regiment
from Omaha , will camp with them , Nothing
definite has yet been decided about the location
tion of tlio First 'brlpulo encampment ,
although DCS Molncs can secure it by raising
the necessary funds.
( Inr-lmco Crematory Hiiined.
Dr.s Moixi' ? , In. , July 21. [ Special Tele
gram to Tin : BuiTho city crematory for
the disposal of garbage , situated iuthesouth-
em part of the city , was destroyed by flio
yesterday. The fire originated from the fur-
naeo. Thullainownj under full headway be
fore the flro department was notified , and
when the men tinivwl the buIMhiKWiis ready
to fall In. Dead rats Ita strewn about iu
every direction. After the crowd had assem
bled these creatures began uniping into the
( lames , and the spectators uhVd about six
hundred. Tlio loss Is about 1:1,500 ,
Tlio Honey Crop a
D.vvisi'OHT : , la. , July 21. [ Special Tele-
gmm to Tan Hr.i : . ] The beekeepers of this
vicinity report an utter falluro of the honey
crop. There nro plenty of flowers , but there
Is no honey. The bees work hard nnd go out
dally and search the flowers as assiduously as
eve but the y pet only just enough honey to
hoop tliiun alive. They have laid by nothing
so far. and the clover crop Is now gone. There
is nothing but the autumn flowers for them
to depend on.
Charged With Klllim ; a Chili ! .
OSK.U.OOSA , la. , July 21. [ Special Tele
gram to TIIK llui : . ] The family of Arthur
U'obb , consisting of himself , wlfo and four
stop-dnuKliters , tire under arrest for the mur
der of n three-year-old child by boating it to
HI I led by a Tall ,
niiooKi.v.v , la. , July "I. [ Special Telegram
to Tin : UEK , | The three-year-old , son of
( icor o Sackett , living four miles south of
hero , foil from a wagon last ovenlug and \vus
Instantly killed. _
A t'nwder HxploKiou.
IMII.VMI-OI.IX , Ind. , July Ul. A special
from Portland , Ind. , says : A tcrrlbla explo
sion of powder oecurivd at Hod Key this
afternoon , completely deniollshini , ' Carroll &
Horn's grocery and Injuring nine persons ,
one of whom cannot llvo. The explosion was
caused by a man lighting firework * which
threw K parks In to u can of powder.
Onhl nt Mmi toil don.
MOXTKVIDKI ) , July -Jl , [ Special Cablegram
to TUB BKR. ] At the clew ot the bourse
hero Saturday the premium on gold was 2(1
Loxnox , July 21. [ Special Cablegram to
THE Bin.A. . inwjtluif of the residents of
the Island ol Hellralund , whoso cession to
Geruiouy is iirovidcU for by the
mnn acrrcemcnt , was hold today , at which n
rrntuful farewell address to the queen ol
iCnglnnil was adopted ,
Til * ! VXKXI'JiVTKIt Jt.l J'I'ESS.
Xirtliwcslcri ) Oltlelnla Itcport a Plan
fur the Sottlcincut ol' Dlltlc'iilttrs.
CIIICAOO , July 21. [ Siwclul Telegram to
Tin : Ilr.B.l It Is the unexpected which al
ways happens , and ithapieiied | today in the
meeting of the committeoof rallro.id oflleinls
appointed to adopt a plan of settlement by
means of which cast-bound rites from the
Missouri river can bo raised. The only
method of settlement , considered involved
a division of trafilc , and In today's meet
ing tlio Is'orthwesterii absolutely refused
to become n party to any such proposal , claim-
liiK it woull be Illegal ,
To thoroutfhlv understand the situation It
must Us rcmemuered that the Alton reduced
cattle nnd packing lionsonrodiict rates nearly
75 percent from ICaniiis C'lty In order to meet
the alleged manipulations of rates.
Omaha rates liave In the main remained
linn nnd thu strugt'lo has been to restore
rates from Raima City.
The Alton lii-hts on unagreed division of
the triitllc before It consents tonvunoo rates.
The St. Paul Insists , as do the Hock Island
nnd Atehisoii. ot a division ot the triillle nt
Omnlia as well us Knnsiu city. To this the
Northwestern today entered a Hat refusid ,
claiming that tlio trouble should bo settled by
( lie Kansas City roads , It had no line
, to that point and saw no reason
'why It should practically nullify Its traffic
contraot vlth the Union I'acltlc.
Itwas urped that a largo slraro of the trafilc
from west of the river could go either via
Otnulni or Kansas City , ami consequently
what applied at ono point must nlso at the
othnr , but the Northwestern would not yield.
The committee meets nsain tomorrow , but
Its members are not as hopeful of a
settlement as they were.
The only chiinco now for r.n turrcemctit Is
tor the Atcliison , lock ! Island and HI. Paul
to yield their demand fora division of trafilc
nt Omaha and eonllno tno plan exclusively to
/i T/.v.is oirjMan.
An Iiiofloiislve Negro UI dill oil AVltli
PARIS , Tex. , July 21. Karly Saturday
morning npaity of halt a lio/.en men went to
the house of Andy "Young , a liard working
negro living about thirty miles southeast ,
anil called him up.Vhen ho cumo to
the door n volley from rifles , shot
guns and pistols was llred Into him ,
fully twenty-llvo balls tailing effect. " Ono
went through bis face and cut hli tongue in
two , Notwithstanding his frightful wounds
the mini Is still nlivo mid conscious , but can
not last long. Owing to tlic cutting out of
his tongue hecan not speak. .No reason is
known for the shooting except that Young
had a difficulty with some white boys.
The Shei'iiian TowiiBllo
CIIHMIIKUI.JUN , S. "D. , July 21. [ Special to
TniHii.l : : The Sherman townsito boomers
had a hearing before the reglstonmd receiver
of the Cluunlierlaiii land ottlco today , and the
healing resulted In a decision allowing the
filing of that town to stand until the Indian
title to tlio land can bo dofmitely settled. It
will bo remembered Unit Sherman was the
first now town to bo-located upon the Sioux
reservation utter it win opened to settlement.
Shortly after the new towi wis pl.it ted an
Indian named Left Ilmid Thunder enters ! a
protest against the towusltors occupying tho.
land , claiming thut it belonged to him.
Tno head chief of tlio Lower llrulo band of
Sioux , Iron Nation , also claimed a portion of
the land , and ns a result of the combined
protestot tlio two Indians United States Iii-
dhm-ApentjVnderiioiieent for troops'who ,
immediately upon their arrival , ousted the
townsitcrs. Upon being driven from the land
thctowusltcrs moved their buildings to a
white man's claim in the vicinity wliorolhoy
have since remained , but have always booh
determined to retrain the original townsito.
It is now said that both Left Hand Thun
der and Iron Nation will withdraw their
claims to tho'and ' and move to another portion
tion of their agency , Should they do so ,
under the above decision , the boomers will
bo permitted to again tuko possession.
Tlio Beginning of tlio Knil.
Ht'itox , S.D. , July 31. [ Special Telegram
to Tin ; Bi.u. ] John Murphy , proprietor of
a saloon nt Hitchcock , was Monday served
with a civil process in equity to nUito a
nuisance , imd nn injunction win obtained
restraining him from selling intoxi
cating liquors. Ho was also arrested
on a criminal process by Deputy Sheriff
Wright and brought before County Judge
John "Woodi , who bound him over to the next
term ot court , fixing his ball utSrOO. It was
furnished. The Hnroii lirowcrs wore nulled
under the same process. This is the begin
ning of the end of tlio original package busi
ness in South Dakota.
Pom TowNscxn , Wash. , July 21. The
steamship George "W. Elder from Portland
for Alaska with a full cargo of freight and a
largo p.isscngor list went ashore near Point
AVllson tills morning in a heavy fog , The
vessel Is Inn very dangerous position should
n storm como up , Several tugs will endeavor
togotherolT. Two revenue cutters are nt
the scene insisting In discharging the cargo.
The bark Oakland nhoeat aslioro this
morning , and the mastcnof both vessels as
sert that the Point Wilson Sag vhlstlo was
not blowing. Tlio keeper at tlio I'oint , how
ever , says it was. There will probably bo an
AVniit tlm Duty on Glass.
WASHINGTON , July 21.-This afternoon the
delegates to the nnntinl convention of the
National Glass Blowers' association which
has been in session In Baltimore presented to
the senate conmiltteo on finance a request
Hint tlio duties laid by tlio house bill on glass
bottles bo retained. Their president said
that within the past two years thrro liad
sprung up competition with foreign Importers
whieh homo nnuinfactiircrs could not meet.
The delegation , ho said , conUlnel nn manu
facturers , npno but laborers , and they asked
the duiiigo in their Interest.
A Gii-antl Success ,
DAVKNTOUT , la. , July SI. The biennial
tournament of the Mississippi Valley Turn
Bezirlt closed today. The loading contests
resulted as follows ; Section turning First
iirl/.e. Davenport ; second , Dea Moiiies ; third ,
Burlington. Singing Pint prize. Daven
port ; second , Hock Island ; third , Dos
Moines. The attendance lias been largo nnd
the festival a grand success ,
A Cruder ICIIlacl.
Kti-tuCiTY.S. 1) . , .July 'Jl. [ Special Tele
gram to Tun HIIYllllam | King , a grader
employeJ on the railroad a fo\v miles above
here , win stvifok ijy n train on the Elkhorii
track hero Sunday and died today from the
Injuries received , Ilo was twenty-seven
years old and uimr.mied. A coroner's jury
relieves the train men from blaino. King was
intoxicated vhcii struck.
"WASHINGTON , July 21. The secretary of
thelnterlor today received n telegram from
Captain Boutclle , superintendent ot the Yel
lowstone National park , statiag that the
great Kxeolslor Reyser had been In a state of
eruption'slnco last Saturday , the first tlmo
In two yours , A column of not water ilses
from the crater into the alriiOU feet.
II 'culver of the I * rk National.
" \VASIIINOTOV \ , July -1. Tlio comptoller of
the currency has appointed Gilbert 11. Shaw
receiver of tlm Park National ban It of
Ijii llroluino Arrive * * nt ITnvre ,
LONHOX , July il. ) ISpeclal Cablegram to
Tins BEE. 1 The steamer La llrotagno from
Nw York Jul U arrived at Jlavru July 20.
l tM T l1" n VltffTlfff \ \TA\m * 1T1
FIGURES WIIICIl DO NOT IJE ,
They Place Omaha la Atlmncs of the Oity
.4 on tlio Kaw.
A QUORUM IS FINALLY SECURED ,
A\\ \ Outline of CoiiKrwslonul Work fur
tlioVcnlc Seine Important Ijn
JlCOisloilS I'lllltlflUlc'S IlllltlS.
try The Corn Crop ,
\YASHIXOTOV Btnr.At ) Tim OMn v HER ,
\VASIIIXOTOJ , D , C. , July 1M.
The census figures thus far gathered show
the fuel that Omaha exceeds Kniuns City In
tlio mutter o ( population. Kansas City
sho\vs n heavy fulling olt In the past few
mouths , tlio result of many causes , and while
thcvuaro uiuloublcJly nvoro housed In tlio
Missouri town , the Nebraska metropolis has
n larger populiitlon. In'ruuiul numbers tlio
flfrurcs tire l i,000 ! for Kansas City , nnd for
Omuliiv 131,000 , They would indicate that
the growth of Omaha is pf " tnoio solkl niul
substantial character than thut of Kansas
A GOOD wr.rn's ' AVOKK ,
Speaker Iteed has succeeded in getting ft
quorum , IH honroinlRcdua would , and today
tlio iittonJaiieoof members was the largest by
all oihls that 1ms been hi the house since the
passage of the federal election bill , Thorois
now no reason why the house should not ac
complish considerable work this week Tlio
original pickuiro , bill could have boon finally
disposed of toJuy Imt for the adjournment oil
account of the death of Uongrossmaii Walker
of IMlssoari. It wvs Intended lust night
that the bill should bo vntcil on ami
that the house should then adjourn out
of rcspet'tforMr. ' Wnllfcr butas soon as Mr.
Itowl found a largo iiiunhur of republican *
present this inorniii } ? anil MUV tint liov.ls
perfectly safofor ipjoruin nil the veek It
was decided to adjourn Immediately , The
original piinkuiio bill will be passed tomor
row , the bankruptcy Ul } will then bo dis
cussed and voted on Thursday. The election
ease of Lungston Vetmblo from the fourth
Virginia district will probibly bo disposed
of and Mr. MclJoinas hopes to pass tlio dis
trict appropriation bill , which will nuiko a
very good record for otic weeks' work ,
I.AXK OITIC'H OHCIIIOX
At the Interior department today Assistant
Secretary Chandler lookup for consideration
the appeal of KliasF. Klrhpatriek from the
decision of tlw land cotniniasloner , dismissing
his contest against tlio hofnestcad entry of
Sophia llriiilnnan for the southeast , ' 4 of sec
tion 27 , township 5 north , ranpo " \ west ,
Blooniinijton , Nob. ITrom the evidence sub
mitted it appears that this contest wis ini
tiated on the ground of non-eiti/.enship and
failure to comply with the Iiiw in the matter
of settlcmentnndresideiicfs Later , however ,
the contestant , by Ida attomey , waived the
latter chargoand made contest only on tlio
ground of npu-cillzonshlp. The local Quivers
and coinmissioner both decided in favor
of the contcbteo and the contestant appealed
to tlio secretary alleging that Ills entry htul
" old out" his interest when ho waived the
allegations us to settlement uiul residence.
The sccrotnry says : "If ICirkna trick em
ployed u dishonest Imvycrlt is not the fault
of tlio entry man unless it can bo shown tlirtt
she corrupted him or was a pu-ty thereto ,
and she should not botnuiloto , smart for the
conductor opposing counsel , innsmucji as the
question of cultivation v'ill necessarily Uo
considered when the clamant offers final
proof. The contestant ivlll then Imvo the
opportunity , to-JPfbiTo , * rebutting evi
dence. " The decision of tlio com
missioner is accordingly nfflrinod.
The assistant secretary also considered the
ease of John K. McKunnvs Susan Patten ,
the former contesting the hitter's homestead
entry for the mv k of section B. > , township
iil north , ranpo V > west , Valentino district.
The contestant alleged only that "tlio sa'd
Susnn Tattcn nm notsottled upon said tract
as required by law. " The local outers at a
hearing found in favor of contestant ana hold
tlio entry for cancellation. Patten appealed
and the commissioner of the land oflleo de
cided that "tho testimony disproves this
allegation of thocontoataut- , but the plea of
poverty which Is inndo by Patten , although
undo in good faith , vlll not
excuse a total falluro to establish
residence. Said entry is therefore held for
c.mcollitionon thu ground of such failure. "
Tno assistant secretary -says in his decision
that the decision of the commissioner Is in
consistent with Itself and In conflict with tlio
uniform decisions of the , Interior doimrtnient.
'Jho commissioner says the testimony "dis
proves the allegations of the contestant , " yet
lie sustains the contest and holds the entry
for cancellation , Assistant Secretary Cluinci-
ler therefore reverse * the decision and dis
misses tlio contest , lie lias also reversed the
com miss loner's decision in dismissing the
conto.st ol M. II. Sowans against the home-
dead entry of EmnviA , Skells for the west
' 4 of southwest U of section .11 aiidcast ) of
southeast 'f of section ! W.township 120 , range
\VatprtowiiS. . . TX , dMrict. The contest
Is sustained and entry will bo cancelled.
HI : ISA woiiKiiti ,
Senator Paddock has not yet recovered
from his recent Illness and last , night the
condition of his health was quite serious ,
Hut today ho is reported as slightly better
with prospects of early Improvement. The
senator's bad health is undoubtedly duo to
the fiiet tlut ho persists in sticking in tlio
unhealthy senate chamtor to watch every
subject of legislation which comes up when
ho might spend bomuof his tinwiii a more
TiiunsroN ox tun TUT.T.OT.
lion. John M. Thurston Is hero again
to look after some matters connected with lib
comn.my. Air , Thurston Is greatly Intcivsted
in tliefatonf the federal elections bill which
It hm been decided shall be called up in the
senate during the current month if possi
ble , and it is probable that It will
puss , Mr. Thiirston tiild to Tin ;
llii ! comsspoiidc'iit today ; "I do not
see how the republicans can refuse to veto
Tor that bill when It has been the promise of
the icpublicaii party for several years past
they would secure tli enfranchisement of
every citUoti In the south , regardless of his
color , as soon as they pot who opportunity. A
free ballot anil n 1'iur count uai been the
shibbolctli oftho jurtyfor 3 cars nnd this 1)111
Is designed for the purpose cf making good
this promise. AtthoBanie time , " continued
Mr. Thuraton , "I nm i now s.mgiiluo of
the praclici'1 ' operation of the law.
It is Intended to protect the colored man on
election day , but would npt protect him the
other ! iH ( days of the yeir. If ho is to boa
free iimn ho' must bo protected , not only nt
tlio noils , but In his ciiuln. I believe the only
method In which freedom of suffrage can bo
secured Is by enforclngtho amendment to the
constitution' which gives power to reduce
the representation in' these sections
where the right of suffrage Is de
nied to any class of Aiucrkua citizens.
The democratic party of the south counts the
negro in the census and on that basis claims
representation , if it vero also necessary thut
his vote should bo cast una counted In order
to scuro full representation in congress it
could lie cast as freely as in tno noith.
Wherever the ballot oftho negro Is profitable
to the southern people It not only will be re
ceived , but will be solicited , The citizenship
of the colored men has boon settled by Amer
ican valor. N'o appeal can over bo taken
from the Judgment of bayonets. "
TIIU CKOI' J'KOSMJCT ,
'f ho report of the department of agricul
ture upon the crop proipooti for the month
of July la nnulo pabtio today. The reports
from the vailous counties In Nebraska , South
Dakotuuiul lowauro given by the nponts ol
the department on thu condition of tuo corn
crop us follows ; -
Douglas Kovor better , seine ilclils nro a
llttlo woody but stand Is ood.
- Huycs Season fuvaniblo ,
Uutlalo Stands tlio sovcro drought verj
well.Furnas Stands the drought bettor thin
anytliiiij , ' else , but begins to curl consider
uby.Scward A llttlo backward.
iSiiunilers-A little late , but doing well
enough , '
( lospcr Urge acreage but condition low ,
owing to drought ; come up uneven and stand
is not no good.
Koyn Paha Hurt somewhat ly heavy
rains , but on the whole never looked so well
Sioux-Some wltlutnndhnj the drought ,
but much is ruined.
Illaino Advanced by warm nnd wet
weathir roceutly ,
I.uitca tcr Very woody nnd much of it
backward ; frequent rains ami hint delay
Washington Depreciated . ' 10 per cent by
tvlnd , rain and ball. Some fc-lds look fair ,
others lire much Injured.
Hurl IJamaged by ilrought In April nnd
May and later by the excessive wet in June ,
seine fields being entirely abandoned and
others uro very foul , lining the future
wilt her bo very favorable the corn crop will
bs thonhoitpst in ywrs.
Ouster Gained -wonderfully in last ten
Prontler-MiiktiiRii splendid growth.
Johnsoti Uovka fnlrly well.
Lini'ohi-IIeldout faiily under hot ivlnds
from .lunolto , when local shovers came.
Madison-Hadlv washed by heavy rains ,
so considerably damaged by cut worms , ea-
iwially listed corn.
Nuekolls Miulo good growth in
liromlses to bo a inivc crop.
PhUte Oreatly improved by rain Juno 29.
From one mid cno-haif to three foci high and
\Volwtor-Iinprovcd liy recent rains and
York Dackwnrd from dry sprinp , but
doliigllnelv under the abundance of moisture ,
Oiimly Relieved ny pmc-rous rains .luno
28 and mi. Had suffered fromlong drought.
Chase Kxccllent condition ,
\Vhcolcf L.ato fwin dry winds anil drought ,
Norton Too wet for it.
Wnlwoith I'luo stand , but small because
of late spring.
Hanson-Somewhat thin In places from
ravages of cut worms ; growing fast and
promises a peed yiohl.
ITaulk Considerably damaged locally by
llutchinson Comldeiably damaged by cut
worms ; fall plowing exempt , .
Edmunds Small patches bjiag Injured by
cut Avorms ,
Liner Entire Holds -wore destroyed by cut
worms and all taken In some localities.
Hand Doing well since cut worms loft.
They took a good many acres that were put
Bonhomtne Jfover looked better.
13rule Almo.st a failure from cut wrnn ;
many planted corn three times.
Charles Mix Too dry in some sections , nnd
corn was damaged. Cut .vornis took llrst
planting , and in many cases tnu second plant
ing lu ttiese parts. There is a poor stand ol
lutocorn , an the southern portion of the
county the corn is above normal growth with
n good stand.
Jcrauld Unrgo Increase In area , but cut
vorms destroyed a large part of the crop. In
ome cases entire lields we re taken the second
line.Kingslrary Some fields hurt more or less
> y tut worms , but the crop Is generally good.
Lincoln ISntirclields were taken by cut
voniuf , some replanted with corn and some
vith llax ,
Marshall Advanced wonderfully liy unus-
inlhotweather in the last \vcckand bids faire
o lw an average crop with favorable coiull-
lens froia now on , though corn ground Is
) ound to bo foul which will nttect It some-
P.IKQ Not quite an average ; ten days late
ro'n ' the drought In April nnd .May.
Palo .Alto Looking and growing veil , but
s Into from wet and cold earlier In spilajj ,
\Viimcbugo-Adviuiced by recent warm
"Wright Area slightly Increased ; baek-
varcl until ten days ago , sluco when it has
nndo wonderful fjrowth ; if it continues thus
tbnilaysmoro it will bo No , 1.
Guthilc JIado rapid growth in June ovlnjj
, o warm and wet weather.
Ilumiltoii--Mado u wonderful growth
under recent copious rains ,
Cherokee Muuo up for lost time in two
ast weeks , which were hot and dry.
VasliiiiBton Doing line lately.
AVapello Season was all that could bo dc-
sireil , graatly improved by recent rains.
I'rowont Anout two wcelta later than List
vcar but rabidly improving owing1 to recent
warm , wet -weather.
tircene Parmers are. working hard to sub-
luo weeds. Last ten days wcro favorable
Tor work and grov/th of corn is fast overcom
ing its lack of growth during extremely wet
\vcathcrcavly in Juno ,
Hnrdln Quito weedy because of rain Iwtif
present good weather continues a few days
more the crop will bo uuide clean and soon bo
Howard Washed badly in bomo places ,
otherwise the stand Is very good nnd tlio
present warmth makes it prow rapidly. It is
also being veil cultivated so far as tlio dry
Osecola Late from drought In the spring ;
heat "boomed" it
tlio last week of extreme
Hromer Grew very fast during the past
Olarlto Looks flno , made stupendous
growth dining the very warm Juno and did
not suffer from drought.
Sac-Short but growing fast in this moist ,
Franklin Backward from cold , dry spring ,
Many Holds wen ? replanted , eut worms tool :
nearly all the early planted on sod then came
heavy rams making the ground too vet to
work and Holds got grassy. Farmers arc
doing their best to kill weeds.
Lucas Suffering from drought , Ground
h now dry and parched.
Van Uuren Doing well.
Clinton Some very weedy from excess of
rain in June , which prevented cultivation.
Carroll Very small yet. Iduch gooi ]
weather will be necessary to insure u crop.
Scott Kot souloan as usual , o\vlng to ex
cessive rain , llottom lands Buffered most ,
With cessation of rain farmers will bo nblo
to catch un ,
Adalr Last week in Juno was warm am !
wet ami com is getting up close to tlio "band
wagon , "
Allanmken Secrmto bo as far advanced ns
at tlili tirno last year ; seine Holds grassy , tint
considering frequent rains nnd illfllculty ol
wording the crop H favorable. Hill lands
suffered greatly from washouts and low
hinds from overflows. The dnimura Is the
greatest ever known before in ravines and on
Appanooso Season exactly right for com ,
Buchanan A week l.ito because of wel
weather , poor stand and not well cultivated ,
( lood weather may improve it but It must bt
a light crop.
Ccrro dordo Moro weedy than usual lie-
cause of ruin.
Dubmino Ten days lute until .Tuno 20 ,
when heavy ruins camo. Lust week In Juno
w.-.s the hottest In ten years and corn grew
from four to six inches la twenty-four hours
nnd It now looks \u-ll.
Jones Too wot. Hain prevented cultiva
tion on low land , consequently corn Is late
and very woody.
Linn Kot as forward noraselenn as usual ,
Louisa-Doing veil , but needs ram.
Monroe Abundant rains , growing llnely ,
Miliaska Very backward until Juno 15 ,
but catching up fust unil doing llnely.
Fruity 8. HBATII ,
ii anil liiwu 1'cimliins.
" \VAHIIIXOTOX , July il. ! Ino following pen
sions wtro gnnted today :
Kobraskii Increase : Seth .1. Ariitt , Miull-
son ; Solomon llartsoll , Chad mi ; Andrew
Kiivso , ICcarnoy.
Iowa Increase ! Patrick U'oUh , TJcwton ;
Cyrus A. Ebersolo , Mansion : KH Urown ,
Hock Kapldr > i.ldlin C. Clark , Miiynurd ; John
Khaw , IlninboldtiVillinm Howard , Mn-
reiijfo ; Aid enVhltney , Adol ; Fredorlek
Wltzkio , Council JllulVs ; Henry Hunt ,
\Vui'llo | ; 1'iMnklln Soiiih , Hopklnton ;
OfMrgo W. Page , Sidney ; U'liomas l-'o'.oy ' ,
Tlio Wrutlirr lMir < ! ! HHr.
For Omahaandvlelnlty Showers , warmer
J'or Nobraska-Showars , easterly winds ,
Kor Iowa -Showers , easterly winds , sta
Tor South Dakota Showers , southeasterly
lkn ton Itciiorlcr on tlio Tlioii
nn l DollAf ItoUliery Case. \
KANSIS Cirr , Jlo. , July 21. ( Special Telt
jvaiu to 'Jin : lHi : . | A telo ram to nr1.
afternoon paper from Laurence , I\au. ,
s iys : Union J. Usher , charged by a
woman In Omabii with hnvlnp been engaged
n whelesnlo cattle stealing la 'Texas nnd
with laving killed n clerk who know too
nueh , wivs seen today nnd he said :
"I cnnnot uniler tnnil tlio charges. The
story sounds lll < o the vagaries of an unbiil-
inccd inlnil , Tlio innttor win a complete
surprise to mo and 1 think there must bo
some mistake ) In the niinio. 1 never Imcw
such n woman , My only theory Is lids :
Years ago Iliad lu my employ n young mar
ried mm mimed Taylor Harvey. Togi'thor
wo frequently went to Texnito buy cuttle
Tor my stock farms In L > nvcnvorth and
Franklin counties. Ho afterwards rented
tlw Franklin county farm , but about four
years ago lie committed mieide at Pomona.
lie had become \ery \ dissipated mid had boon
on a drunk for n longtime when ono day ho
Avert Into n hanlvvaw store , borrowed u re
volver , imilbofuro liU friends could Interfere
shot himself through the heart. Ills wife
vent back to nfnrin they owned near Fair-
mountain ! afterward * mo\ed to Leaven worth.
She was the daughter of a fanner
named Stalker , in tli.it neighborhood , and had
( lyounu'crststernanied Kettle. Their mother
( lylngN'ettlo was living with Mrs. Harvey. I
had Men her occasionally in I-eavoiiworth
county and wlicn she visited in Fr.mklin
county , but I was not at all iifnunlntodwitli
her. With Mrs. 1 Itirvoy I was one of the ad
ministrators of her husbands'rotate. Oneday
when 1 went to sco her imegard tosome
biiylne.is innttcis she told inu that she had
bcuii obliged tofioudNottlo awiy. She said
that her sister was K ° l"t > witii very had com-
iiaulons and could net bedissmdod from her
coui-he , solo protectlu > r own poodmimo she
felt tint she could no longer Main Nettln in
her house , It was adolir.ito subject nnd I
asked no ( juiistloiis. 1 afterwards hoard thut
tliu girl was HviiiR with a Lo.ivtMiworth
man named Tnissell , 1 have hoard nnthlnir
ol hcrhinri ! , 1 never hud iinvthiug to do
with the jilrl , my only nccjmiiulaneo with
her Icinglhut I luidseon lu-r oocasloiiidly nt
her brotiirr-in-luv's. The onlv theory 1 have
M to the Identity of tlio Omaha woman li
Unit she may bcthoNottlo Staiger , or Trus-
sell , us > lie probably c.dlol hersolfnftcr-
wards. I never had any clerk. Harvey
could scarcely bo called a cleilt , imd lus
death was by .suicide. "
Mini I > of ( On tlio
CHICAGO , July 'Jl. [ Special Telegram to
Tin : Bii.1 : : Tlie people of Alelroso nro
( really stirred up over an invasion of that
village by maddogs , Last wek n raiilil cii-
nlno made Its nppuaniiicc hi the quiet subi.rb
and created a k'ooil deal of cxeitcmetit. Ho
escaped from the posse of citizens whli-h cs
snj-cd to kill him and bit a number of other
dogs. An excited resident of thavillage told
the police department thut there wcro
twenty mad do.-s in Melrosennd that people
wore terrorized. Several children have been
Two oltho boys bitten by the uogs , which
created biieh n pnnie In tlio northwestern
portion of the city Saturday , wcro received
by Dr. Lafgorio at Ids Pasteur institute ) tills
morning. They were lierniird Klehin , ntwil
thirteen , nnd Dexter Calkins , aged 11. Tlio
doctor said that Calkins' ' wpjnds , which wcro
on the face , vero very serious those ulttcn
011 the fuco often died.
CiircAco , July 21. [ Special Telegram to
Tno BEB. ] A dispatch from Washington
this morning ami ounces that the comptroller
of the currency has appointed Gilbert B.
Shaw receiver of the Vurk National bank of
Chicago , Mr. Shaw is the president cf a
well known lumber company , with an oflleo
at Ib5 Dearborn street. Tlio knowledge that
a receiver had been appointed spread rapidly
among the depositors nnd long before Mr.
Sliuw appeared u large crowd Iwd gallicicd
to ask him the same old questions whieh
Bank ISiumlncr Sturges has been answering
each day siiico the Pmk National closed Its
iloml Vinrst at Ijiislc , AVyo.
LnsicVyo. . , July SI. [ Special .Telegram
to Tin : Iii ! : : . ] Yesterday n cloud burst on
Young Woman's creek , north of Lusk , and
swept down the streamcarryIngnwny houses
and drowning stork. The cloud divided and
a greater part of the water came down , the
running water sweeping away a railway
bridge six miles west of Luslc on the Fre
mont AHUklioru road and destroying all the
bridges on the county roads.
During a heavy storm In the afternoon
lightning struck the houno of A. J Lowoy
on thoUavhldo. south of Lusk , severely
shocking Mr , ami Mrs. Lowrey and killing a
dog lying at their feet ,
A. Murdered ' .Traveler.
FUKSVO , Cnl. , July 21 , On Saturday n
stranger appeared at the farm of Samuel
Hocking , near Sol ma , nnd criminally as-
saultcdMrs , Hocking , On the husband's ' re
turn the woman giivan description of the as
sailant which answered that of Clarence
Kemsburg , a traveling siilcstnan. Hocking
started In pursuit. Tuit evening lions burg's
t < 'am arrived at Hiwlton wlicro his wlfo is
stopping , and liemsburg'fl dead body was in
tlio buggy. Hocking denied the killing of
LONIIOX , July 21. [ Special CaUogram to
'Jim ] liu. : l-Tho Second battalion of the
grenadier guards , seine members of which re
cently showed signs of insubordination , start
for Bermuda tomoriow. The battalion was
inspected today by thj duke of Gaiiibrldge ,
commanilor-ln chluftirwio British nrrny , The
duke also addressed the troops and expressed
the lope that they would behave bolter
abroad than they had behaved in J ondon.
.Vo\Vir in Situ Halvuclor.
PAiit1 * , July 21. The Guatemalan minister
here , rofeiiintjto the reports from Tvlexico
that war had broken out between ( iuntcinala
ana San Salvador , says wir has not been de
clared , and no Guatemalan troops have
crossed the frontier of San Sulvii'lor. It is
the minister's opinion thut the lighting ro-
lerrcd to in the dispatches must have oc
curred in the Interior of San Salvador be
tween factions of that country ,
Tlio CuriBiili-acy in lucnn > 4 Ayr's.
Brr.xosAYiiBH , July Kotwlthstiuullnp
the denials of semi-ofllciid newspapers that u
plot against the government has been discov
ered hcverul army oftlcors have been arrested
for complicity In a conspiracy to overthrow
the republic. As precautions against the
plotters , imnrdshavo becti stationed about nil
Will On After Iliuln's Ivory.
/ N'/.imu , .Inly "I. [ Special Cablegram to
Tur.IJKH , ] ISiiiln Hey , meeting Dr. 1'otm
at Mpwnpwu , authorize. ! hi in to recover the
Ivory left by Dinin \Vndelal. . Dr. 1'etcrs
wlUlcnvo tomorrow forOorinany , honofulof
new expedition , lie wc'lares
that Uganda Is entirely secured to ( ierman
Ken If lulils u Due : ! ,
PIIIIIS , Julyil. A tluol with sworils vas
fouflit ye.'iU-rJny between M. Mencer and
George Hugo , a son of Victor Hugo , in which
Hugo w.is . sllu'htly wounded. Tim trouble
was the result of a private ciuarrcl.
Will IiciUpiinud \avlgntlim. .
MozAMimiri ! , July til , [ Kpcohd Cablegram
to THIS HUB. ] The iiitemntlonid navigation
of the Xambcsl and Slilro rlvora will shortly
bo i < roohnncd.
A nlvod ut , IMymonlli.
"Losno.v , July 41. ( Bpeclul ( 'ablojram to
Tut TlF.nJ The United HtuUa ajiprontlro
tralnhiK ship Jumettowu arrived at 1'lymuuth
; AlTOIil * * IJA\BURllO\\S. \ \
"z1 'o Swears Tliat Dave Bullor Attoinptctl
? . Iribo Him.
1GIILY SENSATIONAL CHARGE MADE.
letIViMcil ) ? li )5Onll' ) I Would
uri' nnlllniKo Convention
Called ut Iitm'oln 011
liino U.- "
July 51. To the Editor of Tun
Hin : As you IIIIYP published a private letteo
fwiu myself to ox-dovoraor llutler , wlilob.
iiivossnrily gives an luiixTfodstiiti'inent of
my expoHiu-oof his corruption , I enclose here
with n statement which was preparoil for the
inMrmatloiiof interested parties , but not for
publication. It does not by any nransein *
brace nil my Information as to IHitler's cor
ruption. That Mould tro.sp.iss too imuMi on
your spaeo. I nm const r.ilnod to sriul It and
nskyonto publish it , with theniiopiidedalU-
dnvlt. In order that the ease may be mora
fully stated than In your Suudiiy's I uo.
1 be'leu ; veto s.iy that this is purely u per
sonal matt or between this briber and in.m'lf
ami can In iiowaycomo Into thnproplo't )
state coavcution or Interfere \vltb \ Its har
mony. The prclended illlTeroiieo ns to the
representation of certain eoimlir-s pi-operly
hail no connection with tills mattermy letter
tolJutlcr bi'iiig dated Mny U ( ( , whllo the call
for the people's convention first appeared
.lune ' . ' < ; but it was fomented by Duller to
give some color to alight against mi1. 1 ask
you nsu matter of justice to ii.iblisii this letter
ter and the cuelosod btatuinent. "Your *
iTspeclfully , J , liuuuo .
( iisi'inr.snvi. I'liu-i'i.Mt.
To whoin'lt may coiieern : I sat silent In
the HusUiiL's convention two you-.s ai o and
V-'rinllted i.ivellutler ) tobo iioinlnatol for
govt-rnnr , n man who WJM justly impiMched
nnd ousted from the pisitlon of jfovi'rnor of
tins Mute for oinlKv.zling- publii'niiiiioys.whon
1 wasiibsoliitelysurotlintho was In' traitor
ous iMiintMlim with our enemies , and when I
liiiu wit was a nomination that would paraly/.o
tlio party. If not destroy it. 1 permitted t hat
nomination simply from un indisposition to
iniiken pi'rsnnnl light agnliistiiny mini Of
cour.scl did notstipport him. 1 was greatly
blamed by such men as .Ulen Hoot for not
openly stating wluitl knew nnd prcwnttiii ;
his nomination. Shortly utter that conven
tion Mr. llutler made proposals to mu which
proved to my satisfaction that ho was Kuril-
ing In the Interests of the H. , t i\l. railivad.
The result of hln noinlnntlon was asulHas-
Ironsr..s the worst enemy of the poiplo's
muvi'inente'julil wish. Ki'lf-respcctiii men
wouldnotsupport un inipi-nclioil emboz/.U-r ,
whoso only ohjeutvas piTKonulliidlcatlon. .
All this wouU bo passed and forgotten It
this man would withhold his rorruptlnglianil
[ rom the pre.senl people s niovemcnt. But I
cannot iignln keep blluiUnnd see hMisclf or
any man vhoinho suppoits corruptly obtain
n coininaiullngpositloii in the pcop'lo's con
1 therefore make the following statement
and ilosiro that it should bo in the hands cf
every dolegnto to the people's convention. I
am only deterred from publishing It In llio
Fiirmcrs'Alliance 1 > y the iiHOthut would bo
nuuloof Uby the enemies of thu movement.
It will bo published hereafter ,
On tlic 5tlidayof Slay list , on the trnla
coming to Lincoln from Generiil Weaver's
meeting nt Aslihmd , Butler sough' ' mo out on
the train and offered mo$500 If 1 would have
an nllluwo convention culled to meet ut Lin
coln on the Unih day of , Iuue , the duto of the
union labor convention , and aid In the nomi
nation of a man uhom ho named to me. Ho
said thu money came from this nun's father :
ulso that ho had "other- friends who had
money. " Ho earnestly urged nw to accept
the money anil comply with his reiiuett.
On the next day I wrolo a letter to llutler ,
giving bini the alternative of ivllriiiff from
politics , and that hind of work , or being cx-
. ( That letter -was published in Tim
nr , Sunday , Julj-20. )
Ilu refused to retire , and mailo seine hind
of achargo u.idnstme.
yiiortly attcrwanl. and after the call for a
people's convention had been imvl'j and ciivu-
tutrd all over the state , u sclu'ino was started ,
und persistently pushed , to entirely cluiugo
the cull mid ratio so as to greatly lessen tlio
country representation , ami give Douglas ,
county eighty ana Lancaster county foily-
oiio delegates in the convention. Hutler was
the leading spirit In this move , vliicliwas ot
course in tholuteivst of u cauilH.ito.
it was so immirestly unfair , and aehnngo
at that time would came so tnueh confusion ,
Hint 1 earnestly opposed it , J3ut it has bcciv.
pushed by BnUcruud his associates through ,
a number of societies , and will nrobnbly coino
up in the convention , when it should bo sutu-
mnrily disposed of.
The crime of nttcmiited bribery can rarely
bo proven by a third party , But liithocaao
of Butler this is the second direct attempt to.
corrupt men of his own party that has coino
to light , The lirst ono will bo recorded In
duo tirno. It Is so well authenticated m to.
make the attempt to deny this ono futile.
If I know of this corruption in either oftho
old parties there would l > o no doubt of my
duly to ox peso it , Is It any leas my duty bc-
ennse the guilty party Is posing as a friend of
the farmer ( I have long kiirnvnhlm at a ( also
friend , nnd ray only dereliction of duty Is iu
not oxpnsiiiL' him long ago.
1 have nolntorest whatever Intlie approach
ing convention excuptto alit in securing an
able ticket nnd Its si'nwssat the polls. It ia
well known tliatl would not myself bo iiciin-
dlilato for any yusition. As ono of the chief
promoters of the movement itsfuiluro would. .
strlko mo closer Hum mostothem.
1 cannot thercforo roinaln silent and see
corrupt schemes pur fivted which would wreck
the muvomont at thu outsut witliout being
myself u traitor to it.
Conscious of reetitudo nnd integrity of pur
pose , I have determined to toll tlio truth , md
take all thoconsieiiuences. Fraternally yours ,
J , Buiuowri.
Li xcoi.x , Noli. , July H , IhW. Personally
appealed before inu , n notary public in mid
for tlio county of Lancaster and state of Ne
braska. . ! . Harrows , known to mo to be a
reputable cltl/.cn of the state of Nebraska ,
\\lio , bclngiluly sworn , nays that Ids btutc-
ii.ent as to Hie corrupt olfcr of # TiX )
to him by David Untler Is true , and
that nil other matters staled by him as facts
In connection with the said corrupt offer are
true to the bunt of "Ms knowledge and belief ,
Subscribed and mvorn to before nw lull
Uth day of July , A. I ) . , IMiO.
1' . II. ItlCIUKIX ,
Not lu O < uil < Miiit. |
CUIOAOO , .luly ' 'I , Chairman Walker ot
the Interstate Commerce Hallway iissocla-
lion was broughtluto.ludgo Collins'court tills
morning on u oaiilns , for refusing to appear
before a notary in Ticket Llmknr Mullord'i
suit for reinstatement In the National
Brokers' association. Mr. "Wiilke-r's attorney
showed tbnt tlw Illinois law luiUur which It
was sought to coinp'l Walker to testify , the
suit having been brought in I.oulivllli' , Ky. ,
had been declarcd uncoiiKtltutioiial by tlu
supreme court , Mr.Valkur was tlicrofora
dlsuliargcd from custody ,
Manila light IT.
CIIICAOO , July 'Jl. The coroner's jury ln >
the matter of the explosion of tliu .stuamer
Tloga , by which about twenty-live lives were
lost , brought in a vcrdlit this iifU'riioon. It
censures ttio Union fcleainboiit ( Company ,
which owim the Tloga , for mrdPs > nass In
handllngnaplitha nnd ether oxploilve oilsund
rocommemlB Unit .Messrs , Hiightof liuttalo ,
thu proprietors o ( the Oenessco olhvor'.w '
whnshlpped the niiphtha on thuTlogn.bo In-
dlctid lorinanslaiiuhterby the grand jury ,
I'iisHc-il tint ljl/ur < l ,
LONDOV , July 31. ' [ SjKjilal tUblesram to
TiiuiiKiil Tlio sUiuiner Itlinstlu fro'ii N
I Yoik forllaiiiburvhu.'inasbcd the Lhard.
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