Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922, September 07, 1890, Part One, Page 1, Image 1

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Two Sections of a Train Como Together with
Tcrriblo Eeaults.
About ITorly OihcrH Store or IJCBS Seri
ously Injured \ Motor and
, an IJiiiiino Collide ut
CANON CiTr , Colo. , Sept. 0 A terrible ac
cident occurred on the Denver & Hlo Grande
railroad early this morning , near Adobe.
Train No. 01 was running In two sections.
Tlio first section hud two day coaches loaded
with laborers , and was derailed four miles
below Florence. The second section dashed
into It with tcrlilo force , completely smashing
two coaches. dj >
The trainmen escaped unhurt and tlio citi
zens of Florence soon came to their aid nnd
the work of rescue began. The coach In
which the men wcro sleeping was
shattered and twelve freight cars ahead of It
demolished. Of forty-seven men known to
have been in the car , five were killed and
thirty-seven wounded. Of the wounded two
cannot live through the night , nnd Itls feared
that eight or ten more are fatally hurt. All'tho
Injured have been removed to the company's
hospital at Salidii , where they are receiving
every attention. The dead are :
Hij. . Winters , Jonathan Falks , A. N.
Meyer , .lames Donovan and C. B. Williams.
I A largo proportion of the unfortunate vic
tims wcro Italians , who are unable to speak
Knglish. The Italian consul Is on tlio way
from Denver. AVho is responsible for the
wreck has not yet been determined. The
property damage amounts to § 10,000.
A Motor nnil lOn liio Collide .
Ci.nvr.iANi > , O. , Sept. 0. A frightful acci
dent occurred at the Wilson avcnuo crossing
of the Now York , Chicago & St. Louis rail
road at 7:30 : o'clock tonight , by which at least
a dozen persons were terribly injured , some
fatally. The crossing Is on a steep grade ,
down which runs an electric street railroad
lino. At the time t'-o accidout occurred
freight train was standing close to tbo cross
ing on the south truck. An electric motor
drawing one car was approaching from the
south. The safety gates wcro up and the
road apparently clear. Just as tlio motor
crossed the railroad track n locomotive ,
running about twenty miles an hour ,
dashed out from behind the freight
train. The pilot of the engine struck the
electric train between the motor and trail
car. tearing thorn apart and hurling ono to
each sldo of the track. At least a score of
persons were on the trail car , and they were
tumbled about In nil directions , some being
hurled a dozen feet away and others pinned
under the cnr , which was demolished. The
btreet railroad barns were close to the scene
of the accident , and a rescuing party was
* eon on baud. The victims were taken from
the wreck nnd hurried away In ambulances to
the hospital within a short space of time. All
of them wcro sobadly injured that they had
to bo carried from tbo wreck.
Tnero was no warning whistle and the bell
was not. rung. The engine plowed right
through the street cars mm the screams of
the frightened passengers rose nbovo the
crashing of the frames of the cars. A mo
ment later the injured passengers were
lying about groaning In agony. Two sisters ,
Louisa and Minnie Mock , were in the car.
They wcro lifted out ami partially revived ,
Minnie's body was terribly crushed and
"Hood trickled from an ugly wound in her
head. She was takea to St. Alexis' hos
pltal and died in halt an hour.
Her sister Louisa was very badly
hurt about the head and arms , the
muscles of the richt forearm being torn away
from the bone. She will doubtless recover.
The wrecked cars were bespattered with
blooil , mid the hands , faces nnd clothing of
'the rescuers wcro covered with the crimson
Following is n list of the injured :
Minnie Mock , aged twenty-four , crushed ,
died at hospital.
J. A. Moore , twenty-two years , right arm
crushed and loll log lacerated.
Annie Niemann , collar bone broken and
face cut.
Louisa A. Mock , cut on head nnd arms.
Edward Watson , right foot crushed.
Charles Woods , body bruised.
Oeorgo Seiners , leg cut.
Ocorgo NolT , Lizzie Cable , Lizzie and Eliza
Bragg , Mi's. Mooney , Frank Hose , Lcoru
Howell , nil painfully but not seriously cut
and bruised.
A Suburban Train Wrecked.
SOUTH NOUWAI.K , Conn. , Sept. 0. The Dos-
ton express this evening struck a suburban
train on the Uanbury & Norwulk branch of
the Ilonsatonlo road , In this city , ami badly
damaged it , besides slinking up and painfully
Injuring thirty or more passengers. None of
them were dangerously hurt.
Some Jlnmpiuit Resolutions.
NEW YOIIK , Sopt. ( > . Cooper Union was
crowded tonight at a mooting under the nus-
plcos of the central labor federation and
socialistic labor party , a red Hag being dis
played on thu platform. Resolutions were
adopted extending earnest sympathy to the
Now York Central strikers and dem.inding
* the repeal of the charters of the Vtindorbllt
roads. Itcsolations were also adopted look
ing to the formation of a defense association
fCo prosecute with the utmost vigor all Plnk-
I ertou detectives and police ofllccrs who may
bo guilty of outrages upon the persons and
lights of the people.
Knlr Mutters.
CniCAco , Sept. C.--An Informal meeting of
the world's fair directors was held this nftcr-
noon. The now proposition from the Illinois
Central road ivgardlni ; the luke front was
considered. It is that n strin of thu hike
shore f > 0. ) feet wide and several blocks In
length will bo piled , giving ttio total acreage
to bo UM'd on tbo lake front seventy acres , the
railroad to pay the expenses. It , is reported
that n largo number of the directors present
favored the proposition , inasmuch as It would
not bo necessary to tnko back the slto already
tendered thu national commission.
Hl > pnkor HotMl ntobngo ! ( jake , .Maine.
SUUAUO KIKE , Me. , Sept. 0. [ Special
Telegram to Tin : HIK. : ] Speaker Heed spoke
for twenty minutes today to a crowd on the
fair grounds of the history of tlio republican
party. The democrats , lie said , had opposed
every republican benefit when Introduced and
now claimed them as their own , Tlio sumo
would bo true in llvo years ot the system of
counting noil-voting congressmen present.
Iterllii Mivitlt i.
HEIU.IS , Sept. U. [ Special Cablegram to
TUB BKU.I Prince Disniarck received an
ovation today at , the railway station at Frank'
fort , where a largo crowd had assembled to
givot him.
The emperor and empress gave a grand
bouquet atdnivenstlen this evening to the
oOlcers of the licet.
The Presidential Party.
Ciir.ssoN Si-iuxcis , 1'a. , Sept. 0. The presi-
dnitlal party spent the day visiting the
springs and in the evening attended the
regular Saturday evening hop at tlio hotel , So
grout was the rush of i > eople to see the presi
dent that ho was compelled to hold uu in
formal reception.
The lltvkth Hull.
DrnuN , Sept 0. Most Uov. John Plus
Leahy , Komau Catholic bishop of Dromoru , is
LONDON , Sopt. 0. Francis IlobertSt- Clair
e , fourth carl of Bossylu , is dead.
O.V JIIH H.lXltS A\I > K\JtSE& .
\ Slniiiujio I'rinco Soi-ulm the Decks
fora Passage iliinin.
ICnwinaM tXbuJuineonl < m HtnntM
LONDON , Sept. ( ) . [ New York Herald
Cable-Special to Tin : Um.i-On : Thursday
morning last the steamer Olenenrn , laden
with merchandise nnd carrying but a handful
of passengers , moved slowly out of the south
dock at London and steamed away down the
Thames bound for Singapore and China.
On board was one of Slam's
distinguished sons , a handsome
man aDout thirty , in whoso veins flows noble
blood , and who for a twelve month past bus
been his country's representative In Paris.
When he first came over , on board the ship
he was a favored ono , ns ho had come with
servants eager at his call and all that was
best on the ship at his disposition. On the
morning in question this line looking
young fellow , whoso grandfather Is the regent -
gent of Siam aud who had himself mndo his
mark at the gay cnpltul for elegant dress nnd
manners and lavish style of living , stood
among the common sailors , mostly Cnlna-
tnen , and with arms bared , scrubbed
away with a will at tlio brasses
on the deck. Ho was working his
passage to Singapore ns the steward's as
sistant. It Is a sad story of a line position
and still finer prospects , the result of years
of patient labor all tumbled over nnd
shrivelled away because this high spirited
diplomat from Sinm , being in Paris wantoito
do as Parisians do and ho did it. About
six months ago young Kapath that is the
name he gave on the ship , his own being a
kind of transformation of the same , was made
a member of the worst gambling hell In Paris.
Night after night his liveried coach
man used to wait outside while his swarthy
master exchanged his coins for grim exper
ience. At ilrst eights and nines ran in his
favor and his dark eyes flashed. Ho drove
away with his pockets crammed with 100-
frauc notes nnd ho thought ho had found n
sure road to riches , but ho hadn't , though.
In May and Juno the tldo of luck ran strong
in his favor and more than one fair Parislcnno
can tell with what oriental profusion
ho showered his gold upon his friends.
At the battle of flowers in Dols no turnout
was richer with garlands thaii his nnd no
hand more lavish in aiming rare bouquets at
every pretty face. Much envied and admired
was ho that day as he rolled along behind his
high stepping pair and yet ho was the
same who lust Thursday , on hands
and knees , was scrubbing his way to
an eastern land aboard the steamer Gloncarn.
Yes , of course It was some old story having
lost his winnings , llnpath proceeded to lose
everything else. Ho got deep In debt , and
wnon his government learned the truth , about
a month ago , ho was relieved from his post
nnd recalled to Siam recalled in disgrace.
Tills blow came like a thunder
bolt , and while it stunned him nt
first it llnally brought him to his senses.
Having made bis bed ho declared to a friend
bo would lie on It , however hard it proved ,
and ho wired back to Slam his resignation ,
then selling all that ho had Jewels , furni
ture , pictures , even to his clothing he suc
ceeded lu paying nil that ho owed , but ho
had scarcely anything left In the world ,
barely enough to reach London a
week ago. I met him hero by chance , no
longer the dashing young swell I had known
in Paris. "I haven't a penny , " said ho ser
rowfully. "no placotto lay my head , hut , "
drawing himself up proudly , "no man can
ever nay that I went away from Paris owing
him u franc. No I will not appeal to my
friends , although I have plenty of them.
What's ' the use ! As wo say in the cast ,
'When a man luughs the world laughs with
him , but when ho weeps ho weeps alone.1
Get back to my country or
faintly in disgrace. Never. I shall
work my way to Cambodia , whcro ho king
knows me. There I shall commence life over
again nnd who knows" laughing gaily "In
five or six years I may bo back again in Paris
as happy ns over. Only bear in mlnU I shall
never , never gamble again. "
Those brief facts in his sad story Kapath
authorized mo to publish , "but only , " said
ho , "when I am far away on the sea. My ex
perience may help some poor devil who is
mining himself with that cursed baccarat.
I hope it may. Well , old chop , good-bye. "
3 U.V li If. f Kit.
Terilblo IO\ploHlon lit the Xnrtlicrn
1'aollle Yard at Spokane Fallf.
SPOKANE FALLS , Wash. , Sept. 0 , Just be
fore ( ! o'clock this evening a premature blast
killed fifteen men nnd possibly many more In
the Northern Pacific yard. The full extent
of the disaster Is yet unknown. U was Just
before the hour of quitting work. A largo
force of men was engaged In blasting
out n huge rock pile in the Northern Pacific
freight yards in the eastern part "of the city.
From lifty to seventy-live men were at work
in the cut. Fifteen have been taken out
dead. A number wcro injured and still others
came out alive. It is Impossible yet to get
names or particulars.
Soinn of tlio workmen were preparing
blasts to ho touched off after the other work
men and teams hud departed for the
night. Ono blast had been prepared.
In putting in the second it was exploded ,
tlio Jar also touching off tbo first
blast. Twenty-live thousand cubic
feet of rock wcro thrown over on the unsus
pecting mass of humanity with torrlblo ro-
Biilts , Hundreds of people soon gathered at
the scene aud the work of taking out the dead
and Injured 1ms been going on since. The
scenes at tlio hospital tire heart-rending1.
XJl VI..I TIXU ItI. < t\DIX ,
A Toronto IjinI Wnlks Across Niagara
Ni.vr.Anv F.U/.S , Out. , Sept. 0. S. J. DIxon
walked across the Ninpara gorge this after
noon In twelve nnd one-quarter minutes. On
his way across ho stuck ono leg out nt the
quarter and three-quarter distances and lay
down on his back in the center of the cable. "
After resting u few minutes on the Amer
ican sldo Dixon returned to the river with a
hoop on his ankles and walked out to whcro
the stars and btrlnos lloated In the brcoze , 150
feet from the cliff , and went through several
inmicuvres , winding tha ling about his shoul
ders. Then ho went on the Canadian side ,
stopping and performing feats with tlio Union
Jack , as he had with the American flag.
Dlxon Is of Irish descent and was bom In
Now York , but for several years lias resided
in Toronto. Ho had no motive in unking the
perilous trip other than that when crossing
the suspension bridge a chort time ago ho
noticed a cable and remarked that ho could
walk across it. Tlio result was today's per
formance. Ho did considerable rope walking
In Ids youth and has practiced up lu Toronto
for several weeks past.
Thpy Hi-ally Did Fight.
P.\ui ! > , Sept. 0. From Inter dispatches de
scribing the Hochofort-Thtebauld duel it ap
pears that the combatants fought fiercely for
twelve nilnuto * . Uochefort displayed great
agility. Thlebauld received three wounds.
one each in the left temple , right cheek and
right thigh. After the third wound the doc
tors ordered the tight stopped , Thlobauld
w.'nt to Brussels , where ho Is confined to his
bed. ills wounds , however , are not serious.
Knr.y-Fivo Thousand
HKUI.IX , Sept. 0. It Is estimated that -15,000 ,
person * in Prague have been rendered desti
tute by the Hood and thousands more bro
suffering in other flooded districts. Sub
scription lists have been opened hero and at
Emperor William and a Distinguished As-
Bcmllftgo Witness tlio Evolutions.
A 1)111 ) Prepared Looking to the
Abolishment ol * .Slgulorjil Prlv-
Passed by Many
Land Owner. ) .
[ Cfipj/i Wit /KW / 1 > u Hit Xcie Yorlt Attnetalcil Frc > . ]
Dr.iu.iN , Sept. 0. Emperor William , Gen
eral Von Moltke , General Von Ooeltze , Count
Von \Vuldcrsce , Archduke Stepban ana Ad
miral Stcnnack of the Austrian navy today
watched on board the flagship Uadcn the
maneuvers of tlio fleet in Flensburger fiord.
The opinion of exports , both British nnd
\ustrhui , concur as to the admirable condi
tion of the German licet and the wonderful
developments of the navy. Public interest
In tlio maneuvers is slight , but the emperor
has kept attention centered upon his move
ments by suggestive utterances at ofllclal
banquets , obviously aiming to proclaim
steadfast adhesion to the Austrian alllauco.
Ho seized the occasion of n dinner given at
Gravensteln yesterday to the Schlcswlg au
thorities to refer to the presence of the
Austrian licet as proof of the "Intimate
friendship and the brotherhood existing bo-
twccn the arms of ( Jorinany and Austria , "
At the Fleusburg dinner his words wcro :
"We stand hero upon historic soil , whereon
our arms , united with Austria's , hive ;
gloriously gained blood-stained laurels. "
Emperor William will leave Kiel Wednes
day. His majesty will sleep on the train ,
which Is timed to arrive at Potsdam at 0
o'clock In the morning. Ho will remain only
two hours with Ills family and will then start
for Breslau to attend the maneuvers at that
place. Ho will meet Emperor Francis Joseph
on Sunday.
The interview between Chancellor Von
Cnprivi and Count Kaluolty has been fixed
for the 15th lust.
The Heichsanzciger publishes nn official
version of the speeches , which Is calculated
to seethe Austrian jealousies arising over the
Petcrhof interviews and prepare the way for
conferences with Emperor Francis Joseph
during the maneuvers lu Silesia.
Government circles are agitated over the
now project for the reform of the hcrrcnhaus
initiated by tlio emperor under
tlio instigation of Herr Miquel. It
is the intention of the government to so
reorganize tlio hcrrcnhaus as to destroy the
conservative majority In the house hostile to
the social reforms proposed by his majesty.
Ono report is that the ministers approve of a
still more radical schema of reorganizing the
house on a basts akin to modem ideas of sen
atorial representation.
In connection with this reform Herr AHqucl
and Herr Furtb have prepared a bill which
proposes tbo abolition of tlio signorial privil
eges still possessed by land owners in.
East nnd West Prussia , Branden
burg , Pomerania , Posea , Siberia and
Prussian Saxony , by which local
elections are controlled and governments
held in the grip of. these -foid' ; , > l uperlor3.-
The supreme motive of the govemnlent is the
conviction that the proposed social i-eforms
are Impossible without the prior sweeping
away of legislative obstacles.
Prince Bismarck nnd the princess
left Ilmnburg tonight on their way to
visit the ex-chancellor's sister at
Krochlendorff. The prince's stay at Ham
burg has been ono prolonged ovation. A
crowd guthcrod at the station to witness his
departure and bade him n hearty farewell.
Last evening u local society held a torchlight
procession In Prince Bismarck's honor and
the Prince attended n fete at the ICurgartcn
and acted freely with tha visitors , During
the evening ho made a brief speech
concluding by proposing three cheers for the
emperor. At the conclusion of his visit to his
sister tlio ex-chancellor will proceed to Vur-
zln. Tlio prince , during his stay nt Kisslngen ,
often associated with the duke of Edinburg ,
whoso admiration went to the length of beg
ging as a present the pipe which Bismarck-
was accustomed to smoke.
Count Herbert , ut the meeting with the
emperor at Potsdam , promised to use his in
fluence with his father to induce him to cease
his revelations and return to friendly rela
tions with his majesty.
Herr Hcrrufath , minister of the interior ,
has issued a circular advising the local
authorities to Increase' the police
wntcti upon the socialists after
the expiration of the anti-socialist law. This
has produced tbo impression that the govern
ment looks for an outbreak of disorders. Sev
eral municipal councils have Ignored the cir
cular and some have openly refused to admit
the necessity for such measures. Tlio ex
tremists among the socialists have gained ac
cessions of strength through tbo partial ad
hesion of Herr Yohniir. At their meetings in
Berlin they eagerly discuss his proposal
that the coming congress declare gthat theo
logical Ideas have noplace In socialism. The
moderates , on the other hand , conscious
that a formal declaration against religion
will alienate the popular sympathies , persist
la excluding the question of religion from
the programme of the congress.
The Saxon government proposes to amend
the law relating to associations so far as to
preserve the restriction. ! on the socialists.
A committee of A murican consuls , at n
meeting hero presided ever by Consul Gen
eral Edwards , approved of the decisions of
the Frankfort and Paris meetings In favor of
nn equal application of the provisions of the
McIClnloy bill to nil European countries ,
The agricultural congress nt Vienna
adopted u resolution declaring that
In view of tbo political tariffs
of the United States and Kussia it will bo
necessary to create customs leagues In central
Europe. It was proposed to form an Interna
tional commission to prepare a scheme for a
customs union , Several delegates who were
asucdtoslt on the commission asked who
would pay the expenses of the organization
and declined to act. It Is not probable that
the league will tuko definite shape.
Cruller "Won't Ito on Hand ,
[ Coi/ru/it | / ( / ISOOlu James Qonlun llenmtt. ' ]
P.UIIH , Sept. . [ Now York Herald Cable
Special to Tin : HUE.I J. Travers Quife'g ,
editor of the American Musician , Just arrived
In Purls from Wiesbaden , * ays that Richard
Crokcr , leader of Tammany , has given a man
commission to buy a residence for him In this
town to cost 50,000 marles. This makes It
pretty certain that when tbo committee In
vestigating the charge that Mayor Grant
bought his nomination meets again in New
York Air. Croker will not bo on band to un
dergo a cross-examination. The Croker
family nro settling down in Wiesbaden.
William H. Stolnwny , leader of the New
York German Independent voters , has been
lu conference with Croker ,
HmokcloHs I'owder u HUCOCHH.
DEULIX , Scot. 0. lu tuo recent Gorman
manoeuvres smokeless powder was used with
great success.
< i' iWHit js-oit
Atlantic Ijlncrn Umblo to Kill Do-
iimndB for I'axsngc.
ICopi/r/i/M / iSMbuJtinietUvrdim ItennM. }
LONDON , Sept. 0. [ Now York Herald
Cable-Special to Tun Dec. ] Tha American
citizen who is In n hurry to reach his natlvo
land nnd who has not secured passage , will
experience much difficulty for u month or
tiioro in making arrangements to cross the
Atlantic. There nro always chances nt the
last moment to secure n passage , but barring
these chaueoj , neither love nor money
will secure a cabin on any Atlantic
liner within n couple ofweeks , and on a
majority of the Hues within u mouth. Atlan
tic ocean travel has reached high water mark
and indications promise that the tldo will not
fall for many weeks.
It was supposed last year that the number
of Americans attracted to Europe by the
Paris exposition would not bo equalled for
several years , but according to the agents of
the principal steamship companies thcro nro
more Americans in Europe this year than
there were there lust or over before. They
also say that the rush of returning travelers ,
or those who want to return , was never so
great ns nt present.
The proceedings of the trades union con
gress , just finished , havoj been exceedingly
interesting and Instructive ; From llrst to last
they have shown that ( working men , so
far ns they were represented
nt the gathering , Intend to apply the princi
ples of common sense In their choice of lead
ers and not submit to the dictation of new
men who have sprung Into notoriety through
their being connected with one victorious
strike. Mr. John Burns will come back with
a somewhat truer sense of his real position
among the great body of Workmen , llo is endowed
dewed , as ho more than once Informed con
gress and us they had plenty oppotunity of
finding out , with a powerful voice , but some
thing more than that is needed to make a
leader of men. Ho scem ! to have shown n
very arrogant spirit , which the other dele
gates by no means lilted. Partly as
a consequence of that ho was not
even elected on n parliamentary committee
a rebuff which would tnko the conceit out of
most men. Moreover , ho was continually re
buked by the chairman or by delegates for
his overbearing conduct. Once ho defied the
meeting or anybody in it to put him out.
This sort of business is uot calculated to Im
prove a man's ' position , especially when ho
has no claims for attention on the score of
past services.
A more ungracious act than Lord Sack-
ville's conduct In reference to the Stratford-
on-Avon fountain has seldom been commuted
by ono of tno men occupying a prominent
position. The facts are well known. Mr.
George W. Childs of Philadelphia presented
a very handsome drinking fountain to
the town of Stratfovl-on-Avon In honor
of the memory of Shakespeare. This
fountain was erected in the market
place and some time afterwards Lord Sack-
villo set up a claim for compensation , alleging
that the fountain encroached upon his prop
erty. The answer of the town authorities
is that tlio market place has always been pub
lic property and that the fountain does not
Interfere with private -rights. Englishmen
will no doubt bo ashamed of this Incident.
Lord Sackvillo was dishl'Ssell by the Amer
ican government from lis ) pos ns British
minister \yashngtnn ! ( n v'uuo it must bo
'admittedviis u \ er.y-'tf.n- ui.Mir.Cr. Still ho
brought it on himself. Ho now appears re
solved to take revenge on everything Ameri
can , beginning with Mr. Childs' drinking
fountain. Lot us hope the affair will teach
Mr. Childs a lesson. Ho must not think of
giving away drinking fountains or anything
else to England without askine Lord Sack-
villo's special permission. The sooner ho
understandsthis ; the better.
"Carmen Up to Date , " a new by
Messrs. Sims and Pettlt. is announced by the
management of the Gaiety theatre for Octo
ber -1. Mr. Sedger has also chosen the same
evening for the opening of the Lyric
theatre with "Maclgamo.11 Messrs. Robert
Buchanan nnd V , Homer's adaptation of Dan
ids' "La Mutto [ Pour la Vie , " entitled "The
Struggle for Life , " will bo produced at the
Avenue theater September 24.
M. Saint-Saens , the well known French
composer , has given bis collection of art
furniture to the t < yn of Dieppe.
Agnes Huntingtoii ami Marcus Mayer loft
London Tuesday last for America on the
City of Now York. The company engaged
to support Miss Huntingtoii will follow on
the lUtli inst. Marcus will also look after the
interests of Mr. Gcorg-e Edwardes and the
Gaiety company in America.
Mrs. Bernard Becre has sufficiently re
covered from her recent severe illness to bo
moved to Margate , but she Is still very weak.
There seems to bo quite a theatrical run on
priests aud their oaths. A priest inThe ' Eng
lish Hose" refuses to break his vow ,
At Edinburgh and Glasgow , during
the week , Mr. Bccrbohm as deeply
Impressed his audience. In the sacristy
scene , when the priest resolves to disregard
his oath , Mr. AVlllard us Judah Mewellyu ,
deliberately perjures hjmself every night ,
but suffers torments of conscience which
patrons of Shaftesbury consider sufllclent
atonement for his sin.
The partridge season In England
opened last Monday nnd was wel
comed with delight by hundreds of eager
sportsmen. Reports as to prospects of sport
are as usual very badly mixed , but on the
whole It seems that the season will bo up to a
satisfactory average. In some districts birds
nro very forward nnd In goodly sizes , coveys
being pretty strong on the wing. Some
peed sporting may be had wherever
harvesting has been completed. Other ac
counts represent birds plentiful but very wild
a great drawback , particularly In the stub
ble , which mayhap Is shorn so closely to ro-
semb'.o a cricket crease and towards which It
is almost Impossible to 'get within range.
The little brown stupids are fully
altvo to the danger. Unfavorable
news comes from North nnd East Essex ,
whcro continuous rain mis proven disastrous
to many broods. In Devon , Gloucester nnd
Somerset partridges have done exceedingly
well nnd shooters in western England gener
ally may confidently anticipate a good time.
But dull news comes from the border coun
ties of Scotland and the north of England ,
whcro the season Is not likely to bo up to the
average , some usually prolific districts being
now found painfully thin.
The Spaiiluli Mlmion.
[ Copj/rtu'it / ' IdUO Ita Jamu Gonlon ncntutt. ' }
P.UIH , Sopt.O. ( Now York Herald Cable
Special to THE BBK. ] John K. Foster of.
Indiana has been offered the Spanish mission
and will probably accept If the reciprocity
measure goes into the tnrill bill.
An Annrclilit Arrewteil.
Piitis , Sept. 0. [ Special Cablegram
to THE Bii,1 : An organizer of anarchist
meetings was arrested todny at Koudalx
after a severe , struggle. The prisoner
wounded two policemen with a revolver before
he was overpowered.
Tlio Danube Affiiln Klwlng.
VIENNA , Sept. 0. The Danube U again
rising. Steamers have ceased running nnd
all freight trattio U stopped.
Senator Mandonan SucceaiU In Having tbo
Tariff Bill Amended.
The Conference Hport on the Itlvcr
and Harbor Hill Agreed to In
( ho House Prooeed-
ings lu Detail.
WASHINGTON , Sept. 6. The senate thU
morning resumed consideration of tbo tarllT
bill , and on motion of Mr. Mnmlcraon an
amendment was agreed to tlxlng the duty on
white pine shingles at 20 cents per thousand.
Tlio committee amendment placing shingles
on the free list was lost nnd the rate of dutv
of 20 per cent ad valorem was restored.
At the suggostloa of Mr. Plumb , nn
amendment was adopted llxlng at 8 cents per
gallon the duty on allsarmo assistant , or
soluble oil containing metro than 5 per cent
of castor oil.
In speaking in regard to the proper rate of
duty to be placed on llsh , Mr. Spooner gave it
as his views that while llsbcrmcnon tlio east
ern coast were protected , it was not proper
Unit the fisheries on the great lakes should
bo thrown open to free competition. If thcro
was anything In thopiopositlon of reciprocity
the United States ought now to throw open
its markets to Canadian fishermen.
Mr. Gibson concurred in the view. It was
well that when the question of reciprocity
was treated with the United States should
have advantage of a position which was as
important In diplomacy as In war.
Mr. Cullom agreed la the mulu with Mr.
Spooiiur , The Canadian government had done
nothing that would entitle It to any favors or
privileges , and therefore bo did not feel like
entering into any reciprocity agreement with
It. Htlll ho believed the senate ought to
adopt the house proposition for free lish In
the interest of the poor people of the coun
try.A vote was taken on the committee amend
ment to paragraph 545 and It was agreed to.
It now reads ; "Fresh llsh caught by citizens
of the United States on the high seas or In
the open waters of lakes forming the bound
ary between tlio United States and the Do
minion of Canada. " 'Ibis puts them on the
free list.
The paragraph relating to the fish dutiable
list was then taken up. the question being on
the finance committee's substitute for the
house paragraph , which iixcd u duty of 1
cent a pound on fresh or salted lish. The
committee amendment fixed the duty at Jtf
cent per pound.
Mr. Gray offered an amendment providing
that such ilsh shall bo admitted f reo of duty
from any country that admits American fish
ing vessels into their ports for the purchase
of supplies , sncluding bait. Mr. Gray's
amendment was rejected anR.tho committee's
in ice or otherwise prepared for preservation
not specially enumerated or provided for in
this act 2 < ; of 1 cent per pound. "
The paragraph placing a duty of 15 cents n
pound on hops was then taken up , and Mr.
Gorman moved to reduce the rate to 8 cents
per pound.
Before tbo discussion closed the question as
to the extension of time for the considera
tion of the tariff bill was started by the op
position for an evening session. After an in-
torcK'itijiO of views on both sides , Air. Aldrich
withdrew tha proposition for an evening ses
sion and submitted another extending the
time-for consideration of the tariff bill to in-
etuuo Mommy , when the discussion is'to'bo
limited to thirty minutes , when the sugar
schedule is to be taken up. After that the
arrangement heretofore made Is to apply.
The proposition was assented to and the uro-
iiding olllecr , Ingalls , asked whether the
understanding was that on Tues
day voting should begin nnd
continue until the stage ot the third reading
was reached , after which three hours was to
bo allowed to each siilo fora general summing
up. General assent was given to that under
Then Mr. Gorman's amendment to reduce
the duty on soaps to S cents a pound was re
Mr. Vest moved to place salt on the free
list. Negatived yeas , M ; nays , Jlti.
Mr. Vance offered an amendment for a ro
ductlon of duties on foreign products pur
chased In cxcession of American farm pro
ducts. Rejected by a party veto.
On motion of Air. Gibson , sorghum seed
nnd sugar cauo seed were placed on the free
Mr. Aldrlch , for the finance committee , of
fered an nmendmout imposing n duty of1
cents a pound on tin. Agreed to.
Mr. Spooner offered the amendment pro
posed by him on August Q to thu tin parti-
graph , iy , It provided for the admission of
tin plates free of duty after October 1 , iyji ( ,
in cns.0 the American production of tbo
article shall not equal in any of the interven
ing years one-third of the amount imported
nnd entered for consumption.
Mr. Plumb moved an amendment by providing -
viding for a duty of 1 cent per i > ound on tin
plates ana for n bounty of 1 cent u pound for
the homo product. Rejected aud Mr.
Spoouer's amendment agreed to.
Mr. Aldrich offered u committee amend
ment as a substitute for section fi , requiring
packages to bo plainly marked and show the
country whcro the goods were manufactured.
Agreed to.
Mr. Evarts offered an amendment imposing
a duty of 1 per cent ad valorem on all teas
the growth or product of countries east of the
Capo of Good Hope when Imported from
places west of the Cape of Good Hopo. Ho
made a statement in explanation and advo
cacy of the amendment , which is Intended to
put 11 stop to the importation of tea by way
of Canada and of the Capo of Good Hope instead -
stead of directly from China.
Mr. Sherman disapproved of the amend
ment as being a retaliatory measure ,
Mr. Spooner moved to amend Mr. Evnrts'
amendment by adding the following : "There
shall bo levied and collected on nil coffee ,
green , from the Dominion of Canada 10 per
cent ad valorem nnd upon all colleo , roasted
or ground , from tbo Dominion of Canada a
cents per pound and 10 per cent ml valorem.
Air. Gorman moved to add to Mr. Evarts1
amendment n proviso that teas imported di
rectly into the United States on through bills
of lading from countries cast of tlio Capo of
Good Hope and trans-shipped to any foreign
port or place shall uot bo subject to the duty
therein provided.
Mr. Evarts accepted the modifications.
The question was taken on Mr. Spooncr's
amendment and It was rejected. Mr. Evarts'
amendment , as modified , was agreed to.
On motion of Mr. Sherman section 21
( allowing drawbacks of duties on Imported
materials used in exported manufactures ) ,
was amended by n provision that no draw
backs shall bo allowed In any case where the
duties paid on Imported material nro less
than 10 iw cent of the valuoof manufactured
goods or whcro the claim shall bo for less
than 110 ,
Sections 25 nnd 20 of the bill , relating to
dealers in leaf tobacco , wore , on recommenda
tion of the llnanco committee , struck out-
yens , 124 ; nays , til nil the democrats voting
against It , reinforced by Messrs. Platt ,
Stewart and Teller.
All sections In the house hill from 27 toID ,
Inclusive , were , on the report of the finance
committee , struck out. They related to in
ternal revenue provisions ns to peddlers of
tobacco , taxes on tobacco and cigars and vin
egar factories.
The sections from W to fin , relating to
domestic wines , ntc. , were also struck out
nnd the committee amendments to the other
sections of the bill agreed to ,
Section 03 of the house bill ( repealing sec
tion ) was on recommendation of the finance
committee struck out.
Mr. Aldrlch olTorcd nn additional ( section ,
which wai agreed to.dcelurlng that the vnluo
of foreign coins us expressed in United
States money of account , shall bo that of
pure metal In such coins and bo declared
quarterly by the director of tno : nlnt.
Tills closed the consideration of the tariff
bill except a ? to thu sugar bcctlon , recipro
city and porno few reserved paragraphs ,
which will como up on Monday , when
siecches | are to bo limited to thirty minutes
In length. The voting Is to begin Tuesday
and after the third reading of the bill is
reached , three bom's nro to bo allowed each
sldo for general discussion ,
The conference ropott on the river and
harbor bill was presented and rend.
The presiding ofllecr , IngalU , said that on
n measure Involving so largo n sum of money
and including so iniinv contested considera
tions , ho would not tnlo the responsibility of
declaring the conference report agreed to un
less It appeared Unit a quorum was present.
On division there were but twenty-one sen
ators votlngiind no without action on tbo con
ference report the senate ndjouniud ,
W.WIUXOTOX , Sept. 0. In the house today ,
on motion of Mr. Dakor of New York , tbo
bill was passed granting a pension of $100 n
month to General Henry A. Biinixun.
The house then proceeded to the consider
ation of the confcrciico report on the river
ana harbor bill.
Mr. Henderson of Illinois , In favoring tbo
adoption of the previous report , gave his
hearers assurance of his adherence to the
policy of Internal Improvements. When his
public career ended ( ns in the course of
events It must ) , If ho had In nnv manner dur
ing his service hero contributed to tbo
Improvements of the waterways and harbors
of the country , thereby giving proper trans
portation to tbo people , ho could feel that was
the highest honor he could enjoy.
After further dobnto the conference report
was agreed to.
The house then adjourned.
TllK\HIIlj \ 0 * '
Chicago .Shippers SatlsUcd wltli the
Condition oC AlViilrn.
CIIICACIO , Sept. 0. [ Special Telegram to
Tin : Iluu. ] "In spite of what Chairman
Hlunclmrd says , " said George C. Clark , ono
of Chicago's most prominent shippers today ,
"wo are perfectly satisfied with the condition
of the bill of biding question. Within ashort
time you will sco all the eastern roads using
a new bill of lading , which is satisfactory to
us. Neither the \Vabash nor Grand Trunk
will put tlio amended uniform bill into effect
of tills I have positive assurances. Chair
man Dlanchiird's statements nra misleading
and his interview yesterday was solely to
bolster up the courage of the lake lines , which
meet to discuss tlio bill of lading in lIiilTulo
on Monday. Ho wants to make the lake
lines think all the rail lines will adopt the
bill , nnd themselves bo thus forced to do It
ungracefully unless they take time by the
forelock and acrco on Monday to adopt It. if
Mr. Hlanchard succeeds In this plan ho would
have their consent as an additional leverage
to force consent from tno Grand Trunk anJ
Wuliiish when the matter comes up Tuesday
in tlio Central Traflle association , IJut wo
happen to know in advance that the scheme
will fail. "
- Tlio particulars of the change in front of
the Lake Shore road on the bill of lading
were explained today by a Lake Shore ollldal
as follows : "Either from the boycott of the
shippers or the New York Central strilco , or
both , our percentage of east-bound shipments
has dwindled from 23 to 1 ! ) . On the otner
hand that of the Grand Trunk bus gone up to
iiO Irom II , dating In both cases from the bo-
r nl tbo hovrott. ( In instructions i'rnm
President Newell wo forwarded to him lust
Monday a written statement Irom every Chicago
cage shipper , giving the shippers' opinion of
the bill of lading. Every shipper was violently
lently opposed to it and the majority of them
declared they would continue the boycott as
longas the Lakc Shore used the billof lading.
It nuido n very strong showing and my opin
ion Is Hint the Lnko Shore will give notice
Tuesday of u return to the old form , until anew
now bill can bo drawn up nt a conference of
railroad men and shippers. "
Tlio Freight * ' ! rattle Tool. , , ,
Sept. 0. [ Special Telegram to
TIIR Br.i.J : "Tho pool on freight traffic ,
upon which was based the advance in eastbound -
bound Missouri river rates , is destined to
end with its ninety days of agreed life , " said
Trafllo Manager Ilanloy of the Atchisoti to
dny. "Wo will llvo up to tlio agreement as
long as It lasts , but after that wo will go it
ulono. Last month wo honestly obtained III
per cent of tlio traffic and were Immediately
served with a notice from tlio board of chair
men that wo must turn over some of
our business to the Hock Island.
Well , we agreed to do It nnd will stick to our
word , but we will never turn over a pound
alter the ninety days are ended. "
Tlio demoralized Missouri river rates wcro
advanced solely because tbo formation of the
pool and railroad men are already preparing
for the inevitable break in rates which will
como ut the end of the pool.
Another Powerful i ; mpctilor.
Ciuc.uio , Sept. 0. The Evening Journal
says it Is reported that the Central Georgia
nnU East Tennessee railroads have purchased
the Louisville , New Albany it Chicago road
and made it a part of their great southeastern
system. If so , it will bring another power
ful competitor into Chicago with the big sys
tems that now control southern transporta
At Gnni ] ) Douglas.
CAMP DOUOIASVyo. . , Sept , 0. [ Special
Telegram to Tin ; lini : . ] The third day ot
the preliminary practice of the nllo and
carbine teams was devoted to known distance
llrlng. Following is the general order of
merit ns the result of the three days firing ,
two days all known distances and ono day of
skirmishing ;
UllloTuiiin Lieutenant Muir-10'i , Sergeant
Davis-12'i , Corporal Trich UK , Corporal Long
410 , Sergeant Hamburg -101) ) , Sergeant Mar
vin 10" , Corporal Densmoro101. . Sergeant
Doolun 'I'.l. " ) , Sergeant Uuger US1 , Private
Herman aro. Total lUsT
Carbine Team -Captain ICerr-l.3 ! , Sergeant
TayloMOS , Corporal Thornton , Corporal
Hoko il'JTi , Blacksmith Kaiser il'JO , Corporal
Corp 371 , Corporal O'Connor ! I7I , Lieutenant
Wright a 3 , Private Mitchell 371 , Captain
Hall tfl'J. Total : ) .858.
Tti Servant Oirl Question.
ASIIBVIU.C , N , C. , Sept. i ! . [ SpecialTele
gram to Tm : UIB. : ] The ladles of Ashovllle
held a meeting this afternoon in response tea
a call published in the Citizen to take nctioi
on the servant girl question , which has bcei
agitated for several weeks. General Iticom
potency and unreliability are the complaints
made. Mrs. M. R Kitch was elected prcsl
dent and read a paper advocating tlio form
Ing of n union of housekeepers to secure gooi
servants and fix schedules of capacity and o
rates of wages. This Is the society o
thu kind ever formed In tlio southern states
The Weather Korcoiiht.
For Oinnhn nnd vicinity Showers , fol
lowed by fair ; cooler.
For Nebraska l-\ilr ; decided fall in torn
peraturo ; brisk to high northwesterly winds
For Iowa Fair except local rains In north
crn portion ; cooler ; southerly winds , shUiiiii ,
to westerly.
For South Dakota Local rains , prccedei
by fair ; northwesterly winds.
Weather Crop Bulletin.
WASIIINOTON , Sept. t ) . Tlio weather croj
bulletin says the weather during the pus
week In thoupperMississippi , lowcrMlssour
and Ohio valleys was generally fuvornolo to
growing crops , especially throughout th
principal corn-producing states. Consldorabl
damage Is reported in North Dakota from
hall and severe local storms.
Speaker Ilcuil'H C nmiinlcn Cloned.
POIITMNII , Mo. , Sept. 0. The campaign li
Speaker Uccd's district closed this evening
when more than three thousand attended tin
young men's republican club meeting. The
speaker spoke briefly , and Major McKlnley
made tbo address of the evening , devoting
himself to the tariff , Speaker Heed stated
today that ho anticipated a majority of 1,000
in his district , although his friends fuel con-
dent that it will reach 1,500.
Ever } * - . v Busy Arranging Exhibits for th
& . Ptiir , Which Opens MTonJay ,
rim Mini With the Imiig TO.S ( < M- , tit *
Showman , the I'cniiut Vender
null tlio Popcorn Maker In
Their Klcliient.
LINCOLN , Nob. , Sopt. 0. [ Special to Tun
The state fair grounds were lu it
chaotic condition today preparatory to tha
; rand opening Monday morning. Upwards of
, WK ) Imvo been expended In Improvement *
Inco liuit season nnil tlio facilities are now , ta
liiolo from tlio catalogue , "second to iiona
other In America. " Agricultural liull lins
wen doubled in sUe nnd rep.ilred mill painted
hrougliout , n commodious and nttiitctlvo
low art hall has boon erected nnd tlio olj
wultry building hus been replaced by n largo
uul substantial structure. Many othci
smaller buildings luivo been erected ami
lieso with tbo other improvements nild
greatly to tlio nppeaninco o ( tlio grounds.
Exhibits were received all day todny.
Goods were being unpacked here and thcro
and thcro was confusion overywhoio. Tlio
imn with tlio lung tester , tlio sldo-showimiii ,
, ho po.inut vendor and * tbo popcorn manor
iiivo coinincncod to pet In their work , and
ill tbo other accessories of a big fair lira
present In nbundinuo. : A fair otllclal , after a
walkover the grounds with Tin : llii : ; repre
sentative this attornoon , .said ; "If only tlia
people uttemt wo will luivo tlio greatest show
on record tills year. Notwithstanding the
; ioor crops In some localities , our agricultural
exhibit Is liner nnd much larger
than ever before , hull , til-
.hiugh doubled In size , being hardly siiftlcicnl )
to accommodate the iimilh-atits for space. "
One Is Hciircoly Inclliieil to credit tbo reports
of crop failure as ho glances into agricultural
hall. Few of the county exhibits are yet In
shape , but the passages nro Illleil with mug-
nlllciMil specimens of farm products. Uumiiifj
anil Custori'onnllos both have iiiiiisunlly line
displays , tlio latter showing tbo legend , "No
rain for nine weeks , " suspended ever a hugo
mass of mammoth pumpkins , bushels of
golden grain and a tempting array
of fruits , vegetables nnd grain goner-
ally. Neinahn county Is ( jetting ready
on the opening day with a representative ox-
tdbit iitul Holt county Is preparing tocapturo
the prize for tbo best county collection ex
hibit , with the most complete and tasty dis
play over made at the fair. Skilled decora
tors are In charge and some very ai'tlHtlo
effects are produced. In the center is a great
"Hog ii.ilai'o" built of corn and enclosing n-
clgiintlo hog and llttor. Then tliuro nro
handsome designs made of corn , shelled anil
on the car , and a particularly Hue collection
of vegetables including n remarkable assort-
montof potatoes. Specimens of brook trout ,
wild game , etc. , complete the exhibit.
In another lurt of the buildim ? Orand
Island ( ] iiitoou1duus herself In a presentation
of the beet industry , whcruin is dis
played tons of the llrst crops of Nebraska
sugar beets. Across the Isle llio state ex
perimental station vies with Cirand Island
and exhibits beets from sister counties In No *
braska. Stanton and Hrown counties luivo
also comprehensive displays ncarlv arranged.
In tlio liorlieulturnl department * llttlo lina
been done , the exhibitors Intending to nmko
all necessary preparations on Sunday. Ad
joining inercantllo hail , which will bo largely
tilled by Omuha nnd Lincoln cxJilMtors , aa
old-faahioncd log house is beingfn - >
structcd. But llttlo will bo done in Art mill
until tomorrow. Tim department will bo a
prominent feature of the fair this year.
The agricultural implement dealers nro nil
an tlio grounds , tut are several dozen wind
mill men. Tbo wheels will "go round" Mon
day morning for tlio llrst time. Most of the
live stook will arrive tomorrow and Monday
The board of managers expects a most prosperous -
porous season , and onlv in tbo cnso of raiu Is
there a possibility of disappointment ,
A most egregious blunder by somoiiody ha
resulted In tbo loss of one of the most brilj
Hunt features in connection with tlio stuto
fair nn artillery drill dally by regular
United States troops. An invitation had
been extended to battery F of the Second
regiment of the United States artillery by
Secretary Furnass to bo hero during tbo
fair nnd Colonel C. A. Woodruff telegraphed
the same to the headquarters at Washington
and was given permission to bring tbo luxt-
tery to Lincoln at no expense to tlio govern
ment. The fair management had previously
published this feature as one of the great at
tractions and It was generally understood
that the battery was to bo here.
Colonel Woodruff , Lieutenant K. S. Dud
ley and Lieutenant II. S. Held , with n bat
tery of nearly 11M men arrived In the city
tills afternoon in accordance with the invita
tion. Tliero was nobody to meet them and no
arrangements made for the entertainment of
ttiu men. When the attention of tbo fair
commissioners was called to the arrival of
the troops they llutly refused to provide en
tertainment for them. Air. McDonald of tbo
Capitol hotel was ono of the citizens who felt
indignant over tbo shabby treatment of the
visitors and hoUindlv extended the eotirtcslei
of his house to all officers In llio bnttory. lint
the offer was declined and at ( ) o'clock the
buttery returned to Fort Leavcnworth.
Later , when tlio report concern ing tlio mat
ter spread abroad , them were no less than
IHty citizens who offered to pay for bringing
the soldiers back and settle any expense In
curred in their entertainment \vhllo In th
The Hi-union
IHIANII , Neb , Sept. 0.-Speolal [
Telegram to TUB llni : . ] The twelfth annual
reunion of the CJrand Army of the Hepuulio
of Nebraska practically closed last night and
the immense crowd of people left for their
homes on tbo trains In nil directions. On all
lips were words of praise of tlio reunion. II
was the best over held in tbo state. Ths
campllre meeting last night was a rousing
ono , speeches being made by the commander
in chief of the United States Urawi Army of
the Kopublie , General Veozoy of
Uoston , which was full o'f elo
quence and fooling. Ho received
hearty cheers from tlio thousands
in tlio audience. Commander Clarhson also
made a rousing speech , which was concluded
with old army songs and short speeches ,
every one having n good nnd happy time.
Tlio West Virginia veterans In Nebraska
elected ofllccrs for the ensuing year us fol
lows : President , . ! . A. Wenrof Grand Inland !
secretary and treasurer , T. C. Wlllongliijy of
Kcarniiy , Illinois veterans eloeted for
dent.ienernlU.l ) . Dllworthof Hastings ; vita
president , U. A. Alleoof Omaha ; adjutant ,
UeorgoD. Whitman of Oxford. Indiana vet
erans registered itiio inomburs ami
elected for president Jninos But
ler of Powell , Neb. ; adjutant ,
\V. II liny of Mnrmietto , Neb , : treasurer ,
U H. WillouKhby of Central City.
The Twenty-nrst Infantry loft on their
special train for Tort Kidney this morning fit
1(1 ( o'clock : also flattery I-1 , Second United
States artillery , for Leavonworth , ICiin.
At the camp.lrolast night the hey born I
ramp on last Wednesday night was iminod
CHIMP Crook Clurkson by a unanimous volt
of the audience.
The banquet nnd ball given by the travel
ing men last night ut the Ancient Order of
United Workmen temple was the most bril
liant. social event ever witnessed In ttds city.
Music was furnished by the famous Twenty-
llrst infantry band. Tlio ladles of bt.
Stephen's guild served the Immmot , which
was an entire success , there being 13 per *
sous seated at the baminet. Tlio band pro
gramme was danced out complete until u Into
Hull Hi ( inn at I , imp City ,
LornCITV , Neb. , Sept. 0. [ Hpcclol Tele
gram to Tins HcK.jYesterday afternoon %