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    OMAHA j _ * DAILY BEE.
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TWENTIETH YEAK. OMAHA , SATURDAY , JUNE 1& 1801-TWELVE PAGES , NUMBER 857.
BROKEN BOW BANK FAILURE ,
Poor luvealtnsnta nnd Recent Hard Times
Given As the Oanse.
EXPECTS TO RESUME BUSINESS SOON.
Arrest of n Illjj SnrlngH Citizen Tor
Grand Ijiiruony Painful Acci
dent at Auliiifii Public
School ( ! radiinten.
Bitounx Bow , Neb , , Juno 12. [ Special
Telegram to TIII BiK. ! | The Central Ne
braska National b'ank was closed this mornIng -
Ing by United States Bank Examiner Me-
Hughes of Iowa , who acted under Instruc
tions from the comptroller of the currency at
Washington.
The bank's financial embarrassment had
its origin In the failure of W. II. Cllno a few
months ago , In which the bank was n heavy
loser. This , In connection with the hard
times and failure of crops In this section last
year , placed the bank In straitened ctrcum-
stances , which resulted today In cloilng Its
"doors. However , the bank officials expect to
got over the difficulty In n short time.
The amount of deposits in the bank , subject
to chock , Is about $0,000 , all of which will bo
paid , and If nny loss Is to bo had It will fall
on the stockholders.
Tlio OK'V lala Canal.
A , Nob. , Juno 12. ( Special Tele
gram to TUB Bnn.1 Robert W. Furnas , U.
II. Henry , M. Dunham , J. A. Kent and M.
Doollltlc , representing the state board of
agriculture , arrived hero nt on early hour
this morning. A number of citizens mot
them nt tbo hotel with carriages and drove
them up to sco the lake and the Ocallala
canal. They expressed themselves as favor
ably Impressed with the abundance of wntor
flowing Into the lake nnd felt confident that
Ogullala would have ati abundance of power
for manufacturing purposes. From there
they wore driven to sco some Holds of wheat
that have not been irrigated which , they pro
nounced ns good us any In the state.
The ram fall has been so great this spring
that there has been no need of Irrigation , yet
"tho people nro making every endeavor to bo
ready when they do need wntor. Upward of
ten ditches nro In operation in this county at
the present time which will irrigate thou
sands of acres.
A number of propositions were submitted
to the board and after viowlng the different
locations for the Ognllala experimental sta
tion the board agreed to wait for thirty days
when they would muko a selection and ap
point a lucul board of three as members of
the board of agriculture. They left for the
' east at 1. a. m.
Tlio Fremont I'nlilltSchools. .
FIIBMONT , Nob. , Juno 12. [ Special to
iin BII : : . ] The Fremont city schools closed
'today with Interesting nnd nppropriato exer
cises. This forenoon the class day exorcises
took place nt i ho high school building , when
a class of thlrty-llvo pupils were promoted
from the grammar school to the high school.
The graduating exorcises of the class of ' 91
took place tonight at the Love opera house ,
which was densely packed. The programme
was hlghlv interesting throughout. Six
members of the clu.ss delivered orations. The
class of "Jl Is the largest yet turned out by
the Fremont high scjiool , consisting of nine
teen members , as follows : Luther J. Ab
bott , jr. , Leo L. Atvvood , Kate A. Bloomer ,
Grace I.-Brldgo ; Emmu Christorisen Bur-
nell Cplson , Princess M. Crowell , Julia G.
Doyle , Gertrude Fleming , Maine B. Fisher ,
Etta Gray , Ella M. Hickey , Lllho M. Hor-
inol , William , L. Knowlton , Maude E. Mur-
roll , Delia Nelson , John L. SchurmunBlanche
SIckol , Maude I. Turner.
Crete SclumlH.
Cui'.TK , Nob. , Juno 12. [ Special to THE
Bi'.c. ] The annual graduating exorcises of
the Crete * ilgh school were held this evening.
The graduating class consisted of twenty
pupils , and It necessitated dividing the exer
cises into two divisions. Tno first was hold
evening in the Mothodlst Eslscopal
cluireli nnd the second will tnko place on Juno
20. The [ numbers of the clns.-i of "lit " nro'as
follows ; William Bortwoll , Albert Cohn ,
Townsend Spcedlln , Frank Trout , Henry
Miller , Clayton Mann , Thomas Keasoy ,
Joseph Frund , Uav Norrls , Sadie Smith ,
Addio Uoot , Lllllo Gon/alcs , Liltlo Muucov ,
Hosa ICnblcok , Minnie Prochaskn , Maude
Ilnwko , Grace Skinner , Lllllo Mullu , Katie
Tldball aud Gcorgo Johnston.
Under tho'direction ' of Prof. Skinner the
school has yearly advanced , until now it Is
TlL-ur perfection. The school board has ro-
tnlncd nil the old teachers for next year ,
which speaks well for the satisfaction tbo
closing school year has given to the citizens
generally.
f Inlr NUWM Notes.
Bi.uit , Nob. , Juno 12. [ Special to Tun
Bin : . ] The members of the different grange
lodges In the county will have a big celobra-
llon on the Fourth In Wright's grove , west
of Blair , and expect to have some prominent
speakers.
The teachers nnd school officers In the
county will meet at the court house Juno 2T
to discuss the now school law und advise as
to the purchase of school books by the differ
ent districts In pursuance of the now law.
Thu Blair base ball team went from Plaits-
mouth to Fremont for a game Saturday , M1-
rlvlng homo in time to play the Shamrocks on
the homo ground Sunday.
A heavy rain full here this morning. Far
mers report till kinds of small grain In
nourishing condition , Including corn ,
Two with DIplonuiN.
NOUTII PI.VTTB , Nob. , Juno 12. [ Special
Telegram to Tim Bun. | The commencement
exorcises of the North Platte high school
took place at Lloyd's opera house this after
noon before a largo nnd cnthuslustlo audi-
. .cnco. tiddlo Elliott and Miss Ida Van GeoU
wore the graduates in the major course. The
young liuly and contlomon acquitted them
selves In n very creditable-manner und dem
onstrated careful training nnd study. Prof.
Lobdcl , who hud charge of the North Platte
schools during the past two years , deserves
credit for the manner In which the schools
have been conducted. Hon. Johu I. Ncsblltln
pi-rsenling the diplomas made an Interesting
address in favor of higher education.
llurjlai-H at ClarkH.
Ci.viujs , Nob. , Juno 12. [ Special Tele
gram to Tun Bui : . | Burglars were abroad
ngaln hero last night. They secured tools by
breaking Into u blacksmith shop. They then
broke into King's meat market , where they
found the safe open but obtained only some
small clmiiL-o. Next they broke Into the Com
mercial hotel. Landlord Pratt was awak
ened and discovered a man In tbo room with
n revolver In each hand , Mr. Pratt sprang
for the thief and the latter shot , but Pratt
miraculously escaped Injury. The burglars
escaped. They carried away about $ JO in
cash mul some Jewelry. Mr. Pratt gives n
good description of one man aud a vigorous
uciireh Is being made.
Contract Awarded.
Gr.soi , Nub. , Juno I'.1. ' [ Special to TUB
HBK. ] Superintendent .Baekus received
word from the department nt Washington
this mooting that thu contract for the now
Indian school building had been awarded
toJ. Pearsall of Columbus. Mr. Poarsall's
bid wus $ llOll.UO. The award Is received
hero with much MitUfuctlon , as Mr. Pearsall
1 Is well known nnd respected by the citizens
as a frlond of Gono.i.
A 1'alnlul Accident ,
Auin'itv , Neb. , Juno 12. [ Special to TUB
BEE. ] Today Stacy Wells , a fourteen-year-
/old / bo y , an apprQutico in the Herald ofllco of
this place , mot with n distressing accident.
While feeding a Job press his fingers were
caught In the press , receiving the full pres
sure of the Impression. All the flnircrs on
the right liaiui nro crushed , and it is doubtful
If the bund can be saved.
Smallpox Huar.- .
LiN'cot.N , Nob. , Juno 12. [ Special Tele
gram to TUB BKB. | It Is reported that to
night. the towns of IJonhct nnd Douglas were
quarantined bcc.iuso of a number of cases of
smallpox in each place. There nro six per
sons down with the loathsome disease at
Bonnet , two nt Douglas and four at Palmyra.
There la a general scuro in that section of
the country , us hundreds of persons have
been exposed. _
.Spreading Kapldly.
Nr.iuusKA CmNob. . . Juno 12. [ Special
Telegram to Tin : UKU.I Smallpox Is raging
in the vicinity of Mount /.Ion , Uennctuud
Douglas In this county. There nro olrcody
about fifteen cases nnd now ones nro develop
ing dull- . The county schools In that locality
have all been closed on account of the spreadIng -
Ing of the disease. The first ease developed
on a man who brought It from Omaha. The
pconlo of this city are considerably frlcht-
cued on account uf the rapid spreading of the
disease. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Commencement at Kalrfleld.
FAIIIFIKI.II , Nob. , June 12. [ Special to TUB
Bix.J The exercises of commencement week
nt Fulrfleld college were begun last Sunday
with President Fuller's address to the gradu
ating class and closed last evening with the
annual concert. Tuesday and Wednesday
evenings were devoted to literary entertain
ments by the college societies , and thu regular
commencement exorcises were heldonThurs-
dav In the Christian church , the building
being handsomely decorated for tlm occasion.
The students taking part In the exercises
were Ernest Farrcllo of Chester , Sherman
Hill of Bonnet and Virgil Shorloy of Fair-
field. The following young ladles received
diplomas : Jennie Elliott of Wotmoro , Kan. ,
Ida M. Smith of Fairlleid mid Evu E. Kulton
of Table Rock. The orations and essays by
the graduates and students wcro well de
livered and well received.
Stole Twelve Tons of Coal.
CIIAITEI.I. , Neb , , Juno 12. [ Special Tele
gram to TUB BEII.I Yesteruuy Constable
Hopper went over to Big Sprinss nnd
arrested Asa V. Illcklo on tbo clargoof grand
larceny and the preliminary hearing took
place today before County Judge Smith.
Illcklo was bound over to the district court
In the sum of S.VIO. The olTonsc ns charged
in the complaint ns made by A. A. Smith , a
special Union Pacific detective , was forstcnl-
ing twelve tons of coal from the Union
Pacific company's cars at Blir Springs , Nob. ,
on the night of March 20.
Haiti and Hull.
ELM CHIIK : : , Neb. , Juno 12. ( Special Tele
gram to THE Bin : . ] Ono of the heaviest
rain and hall storms for years struck this
city this morning at an early hour , causing
much damage to crops and vegetation , many
fields of rye being almost a. total loss. The
hail did not extend over very much territory.
The heavy wind drove the hail stones through
unprotected windows , causing quite n loss to
many eltl/ens. Lightning struck the photo
graph gallery of W. C. Keep , but doing very
little damage. Lightning also killed a liowo
lor John Lnntz , a farmer living two miles
south of town.
_
Itcady for College.
Surrox , Neb. , Juno 12. [ Special Telegram
to Tin : Bnn.JTho commencement exorcises
of the Sutton high schools took place this
evening at the opera house , which was
crowded to overflowing. The following
wera the graduates : Vida Scott , salutatory :
ftHnttie Gen.W T.Sherman'Uhoda * YYadK'
doll , Derby Day , Viola Meyer , valedictory.
The graduates , by their scholarship and di
plomas from the Sutton public schools , are
prepared for the freshman year of the State
university and Douuo college.
A Fatal Accident.
GRANT , Neb. , Juno 12. [ Special Telegram
to Tin : BuE.l A boy named Newton , living
n mile south of Perkins Center , this county ,
shot and killed himself today. It Is reported
to have been accidentally , but Coroner
Cooper has been notified to attend.
A terrific thunder storm visited this sec
tion last night. E. E. Franklin had a horse
killed nnd buildings damaged considerably.
Rain full in torrents and some damage was
done to crops. _
.Military HIovamcntH.
Four UOIIINSON , Nob. , Juno 12. [ Special
Telegram to Ttiu.Br. _ . ] Uantnln BalrJ , Dr.
liannlster and sixty-two soldiers of troop B ,
Sixth cavalry , loft this morning for Wash-
aklo. They meet troop E of the Ninth cav
alry nt Casper , Wyo. , and will take their
horses back to Washaklo. Troop E , upon its
arrival here , will bo mounted with the horses
left here bv troop 1C. Ninth cavalry , upon its
change to Fort Meyer , Va.
A Cloud Rtirst.
K-AiiNi-r , Neb , , Juno 12. [ Special Tele
gram to Tins Hue. ] A heavy cloud burst
fell In the Wood Ulvor valley early this
morning between Miller and Suinuor. A
brulgo nnd several culverts , besides about
two hundred feet of road were washed out
on the Kearney & Black Hills railroad. No
trains came in today and It will take all day
tomorrow to repair the damage.
A Heavy Haiti.
BKOKCX Bow , Neb , , Juno 12. [ Special
Telegram to Tun Bnu. ] The heaviest rain
that has been Known here for years fell last
night. The small grain crop Is assured ,
There Is sufficient moisture. . In the ground to
mature it. The acreage of wheat is largely
in excess of anv former years aud the pros
pects nro for the largest crop over raised In
this country. _
Graduating ! ! \erciHeH.
UTIC , Nob. , June12. . [ Special Telegram
to Tun BIE. : ] The graduating exorcises of
the Utica school was hold nt the opera house
this evening and was listened to by a largo
and appreciative audience , the gruduntos are
Lavllda Uugan , .lames Liggett nnd Cecil
Lloyd. Prof. Ed Stewart , principal of the
schools , has accepted a similar position at
Ulysses. _
Will Not Close.
NKIIIUMCA CITY , Neb. , Juno 13. [ Special
Telegram to Tim BKE.I It has been rumored
for sovnrnl days , that the Morton bouse , ono
of the best hotels in the city , would bo
closed. This is not true , but it was given
out last night that Mr. Wormluy would ro-
tlro from the management and bo succeeded
by a young man from Boston ,
thu
NCIIIUSKA , CITV. Nob. , Juno 12. [ Special
Telegram to Tin ; DEI : . ] A number of the
higher officials of the li. & M. road wcro
hero this evening to Inspect the new wagon
bridge which will bo thrown open to the pub
lic on Monday. Among them were Messrs.
Culvert , Holdrego and Rogers.
A SpotterArrested. .
LINCOLN , Neb , , Juno 12. [ Special Tele
gram to Tins Ilix.J G. M. Peters , the Im-
po ted detective who , by feigning sickness ,
managed to Induce eight Lincoln druggists
to sell him liquor on Sunday , has been ar
rested on complaint of Druggist IConuoy for
getting goods under false pretenses.
UtloiT Will CcleiiiMto.
UTICA , Nob. , Juno 12. ( Special Telegram
to Tnr. Br.K.J The citizens met last evening
at the ciiL'lno house and by a unanimous vote
of those present itvai decided to celebrate
the Fourth of July. Goer go T , Hurlbut was
elected president of the day and J. K. Murphy
marshal ,
phy
_ _
Teauhei-H Itelalned.
LINCOLN , Neb. , Juno 12. [ Special Telegram -
gram to TUB Ui.l Prof. L. L. H. Auitlu
aud all do other teachers In the public
school * have been offered tbulr positions for
another year ,
TO FIGHT THE WHISKY TRUST ,
Chicago tind Milwaukee Liquor Men Pre
paring to Erect Big Distilleries ,
ONE OF THE LETTERS OF COLUMBUS ,
The Explorer Tells of tlic Imml niul
HnjH Seine of the People Are
Horn with TiillH-Sti-cct Oil-
1 struct Ion War.
CHICAGO OPFtCB OP Tnr. Dec , I
CIIICAOO , Juno 12. f
The proposal by rectlllcrs of this clt.y to
build n distillery In opposition to the whisky
trust took inoro dollulto slmpo today. It is
understood tlmt the capital Is already sub
scribed nnd tlmt the now distillery will
probably bo called the Kcctlllers co-operntlvo
distilling company. A plant , It is said , largo
enough to supply the wants 01 the rectifiers ,
will cost but 9150,000. The question of get
ting .spirits pending the erection of the dis
tillery Is not bothering roctlllors , as they
claim the trust could not refuse to sell to
them If they paid cash.
It also seems that the local refiners nro not
alone In their determination to establish dis
tilleries in opposition to the whisky trust.
Pour of the leading wholesale liquor dealers
of Milwaukee tiavo formed a combine of
their own nnd perfected arrangements Tor a
distillery with n capacity of not less than
iiOCOO callous of whisky per month. The es
tablishment will bo built on the lulto shore
south of the city nnd will bo operated exclu
sively for the benefit of the members of the
now organization , ns nothing of the product
will be offered upon the market. It is
reckoned that the concern will bo above the
roach of trust Influence. At the same time
its promoters will bo protected
against ttio high prices which it is expected
the trust will inaugurate now that it has ob
tained control of Its only real competitor In
securing the Shufeldt distillery In Chicago.
A LETTEIl FIIOM COI.UM1IUS.
Bernard A. Quarltch , son of the well
known London book publisher , is In the city
with a piece of the manuscript for which
the world's fair management Is negotiating.
It Is a copy in Spanish of a letter written bv
Columbus on February 15 , U'JK. ' The letter
reached Barcelona. Spain , in April , 140J , and
one of the Spanish officials made this copy
of it. It Is addressed to Luis do
Sant Angel , a man who had aided
Columbus financially. In it ho tells
about the discovery and naming of San Salvador
vader and other islands , and dwells at lengthen
on the gentle and ingenious disposition of the
natives.
"In exchange lor n strap , " ho soys , "a
sailor might got gold of the weight of two
and a half cnstollanos. 1 gave gratuitously a
thousand useful things that I carried , in
order that they may conceive un affection and
furthermore that they may become Chris
tians. "
Of the Island which ho named Guana ho de
clares that it is larger than England and
Scotland combined , and adds : "On the west
ern sides nro two provinces , one of which
they adl Avan , where the people arc oorii
wth } tails. "
CKUHUIU ox srnncT onsTitucrioxs.
The street obstruction war which has been
inaugurated hero by Commissioner Aid rich
promises to take vigorous shape on Monday
next , when Superintendent Bell will start
out with some wagons , about a do/on of his
men and a few policemen and tear away
everything that Interferes with pedestrians ,
or which Isinviolation , of thaorcinoncos , ) re
lating to street obstructions. Owuersof
awnings nnd similar structures which have
been constructed to fall within the prohibi
tion of the ordinances nnd which nave been
erected ut much cost are expected to contrib
ute some very interesting features to the
crusade.
HIOODni > CATTLE 801,1) .
At the sale of \Voodburn stock of short
horn cattle from Spring station , which took
placeut Dexter park yesterday , a largo num
ber wore disposed. The following nro among
the bast sales' : liaroucss Lady , 3d , calved
November 17 , 18S8 , J. F. Master , Kansas
City. S2JM ) ; Baroness Lady , 4th , calved March
34 , 1880. J. Master , Kansas City. Si30 ; Baroness
ness , HOth , calved July 4 , 1880 , J. Iddington ,
Stratford , Out. , $103 : fiftieth duke of Air-
drlo , oalvod January 12 , 1880 , D. A. Curtis ,
Aduison , Minn. , 8830 ; fifty-first duke of Air-
drlo , calved Juno 11 , 18'JO , A. Broin Monno ,
Rossvlllo , 111. , ? 110 ; fifty-second duke or
Airdrio , calved August 10 , IS'JO ' , J. E. Stew
art , Brownvillo. Pa , , W7i > ; fifty-third duke of
Airdrio , calved September 14 , 1800 , C. E.
Leonard , Bollniro , Mo. , $ . > 23 ; fifty-fourth
duke of Airdrio , cnlvoa Juno 17 , l&OO , J. Per
kins , Warren , O. , 618J ; Oxford Orandduko
II (8S.a2B ( ) , calved April 28 , 1880 , Colonel
Harp , Spring Grove , 111. , $500 ; Imp.
Oxford duke of C.ildthwalto III (00.2(11) ( ( ) ,
calved December 29 , 1SSO , Elbcrt B. Wall ,
Albia. la. , J450 ; sixteenth duchess of Oxford ,
calved September i5 , 1SS9 , J. J. Master ,
Kansas City , $230 ; thirty-ninth duchess of
Airdrio , cnlvcd February 28 , 188'J , D. A.
Curtis , AddisonMlcb. , 9410 ; fortieth auehcss
of Airdrio , calved April 10 , 188 ! ) . J. E. Stew
art , BrownvlllePi.l2.V | , fortv-thlrd " duchess
of Airdrio , calved August 12 , 18S9 , John
John Hone , Out. , Canada , $40J ; forty-fourth
duchess of Airdrio , calved November 8 , 1888 ,
Elbort & Fall , $150 ; sixth duchess of Hoses ,
calved December 17 , 1885 , J. P. Mostvn ,
.2t0 ; ; fifteenth duchess of Hoses , calved Feb
ruary 23,1800 , J. E. Stewart , S.JOO.
KILI.UP IIV A POLICEMAN.
A man giving bis name ns Johu Brown was
shot nnd mortally wounded last evening by
Officer Mulligan. The policeman mot Brown
and another man at Winter and Forty-third
streets driving a horse and pulling a second
buggy. Suspecting something wrong the
oflicer halted them and began to interrogate
them. Jumping out of the buggy they struck
him nnd when ho drew his revolver they
took it from him. Mulligan closed In on the
pair and secured his weapon nnd knocked
one down. Ho grappled with the other nnd
us the man's partner rallied to his comrade's
assistance the officer fired. The man dropped
to the ground while his partner dashed away.
Mulligan followed shooting , but failed to hit
the man. Brown was removed to the hospi
tal , whore ho died in n short timo. The
horse and buggies were found to have boon
stolen.
INTKHIISTING 1.KCUI , POINT DECIDED.
By n decision handed down yesterday In
the state supreme court an Important point
concerning assignments of property by insolvent -
solvent debtors is settled. It directly affects
one "of the questions growing out of the
Llndaucr clothing house failure In Chicago.
In the fall of 188 $ Lindauor Brothers entered
confessions of Judgment in the circuit court
aggregating $200,000. Of those judgments
one was In fiver of Gcorgo Einstein ns
trustee for f'.kl.OOO. ' In the sumo way the
company's book accounts wore turned over
to Moses ft Newman ns trustees. The sheriff
took possession on the judgments and Now
York creditors holding claims of 1500,000
found themselves unsecured. These creditors
petitioned the county judge to decree that
the appointment of n trustee was equivalent
to an assignment uudtocompcl thuLlndnuers
and ttio judgment creditors to turn the prop
erty over for the benefit of all the creditors.
Jiulgo Prcndorgast appointed Frank Collier
assignee and the Llndauors tried to have the
county court s action sot aside and n receiver
appointed uy Judeos Tulloy and tlorton.
Tbov failed nnd the estate was at last sallied
out of court by the payment In full of the
contesting creditors' claims by allowing
other creditor * 40 per cent. In the monntlmo
the Vormllllon countv case bad arisen. The
county judge decided the Insolvent , Colin , by
declaring a trust In favor of certain creditors ,
had made uu assignment nnd under voluntary
assignment laws all preferences were pre
cluded. On an appeal to the circuit court the
county court decision was affirmed. But the
appellate court for the third district reversed
the lower court's decision. The supreme
court held by deciding the county courthad no
jurisdiction to declare an assignment. The
attorneys Interacted In the Llndauer case
submitted briefs on the tirol heiring.
OMAHA'S AI > VANT.UIIS. :
lion , John A , McShnuo arrived la Chicago
today on his wny homc.-nnd , up looks fresh
nnd vigorous after his tbrooi'.mohtbs' vacation
In Europe. However Ignorant they may beef
of the geography of Uncle SjjuVs domains in
general , bo Buys , the lorciciiors who.havo
money nro pretty well posted ) as to the fldrn-
cation of Omaha ami ItiTiidVnntagcs ns n
place of Investment. Whcn'.nnked'nOoiit ' the
reported sale of the South Omahi ? stockyards
plant to it svndlcuto of Eiurlldn" capitalists
Mr. McShutio smiled. "TKeMlfst I heard of
It xvimrhon I snw It In thu'jTapors on lauding
In New York , " he snld.
wnsTr.nx rnoru : IN cmono.
Among the western people In Chicago today
were the following :
At the Gr.ind Pacific W. F. Cndognn ,
Omaha : N. P. Dodge , Council Bluffs ; W. C.
McNnmnni , Sioux Cltv , In.\
At the Auditorium Patrick Talent , Butte ,
Mont. ; Mr. nnd Mrs. D. Le Upton , Pierce ,
Neb. ; W. C. Murphy , H.JO. Worder , Mon
tana. fAt -
At the Leland Mr. nnd , Mrs. J. 1C. Will-
lams , Montana ; John Fogarty , Mnudati ,
At the Wellington Arthur Johnson ,
Omaha. >
At the Palmer C. W. Htiier , Choyouno ,
Wvo. -t5
John D. Creiphton' oft Omaha Is at the
Gore. _ _ . < " . . ATKINSON' .
JIVItlHCltlilt KJAVI'8 T/M/IZ. ,
Statement ol'ills Victim llciul
in Court.
Tenn. , June 12. The dying
declaration of David Posjon was read this
morning In the criminal court , before which
Colonel II. Clay King Is on trial for the mur
der of the noted lawyer ; ' 'it Is substantially
as follows : "I was walking down Main street
nnd snw II. Cloy Kins ? approaching me , I
ttiought with the Intention of speaking to mo.
Ho walked up in front of mo and told mo I
was n - mid pulled a pistol nnd
fired , pushing It rjght at my body. No con
versation occurred between us nt nil. I made
no effort to resent what. ho said. Ho shot mo
In nn instant. "
After further evidence , had been Intro
duced the state rested its case. The defense
then proceeded nt once , with tholr case ,
Colonel King taking the stand. "On the
morning of the killing 'Of David Poston. "
said he , " 1 went into Lee's store to got some
cigars. As I left the store I met David
Poston. Ho looked nt mo and 1 looked nt
him. I asked him to withdraw the charges
ho had made against mo nnd my wife in the
rross-blll filed In the King-Pillow case In
Arkansas. Ho refused and I denounced him
as n scoundrel. Ho then celled mo a number
of vile names. Ho then "pp his hand behind
his overcoat and 1 thought' ho had a pistol. 1
told him to stand back atld I rctrctUcd sev
eral steps. Then as ho ndyanccd I gave him
one shot. I could have given him live more ,
but I Just gave him orfe to. repel the attack.
I intended to give myself , up. to the sheriff ,
but Deputy Sheriff ( JhurJua Smith came up
and arrested mo. " ' "
At this stage Colonel .King's divorce bill
( which was never filed ) ' wos.introduced. It
professed to bo a copy bt a blll written by
Colonel King , setting fqcth that his married
life was unhappy -'arranged for n mar
riage with Mrs. Pillow-tin the event ot u
divorce being obtained. f
In explanation Colonel King detailed at
great length the story of tho.recording of the
deed of gift to the Arkansas plantation.
Colonel King said ho went Urmed because of
a letter threatening hlm'vith assassination ,
mailed to him from Mnrlantia. "Mr. Shields ,
son-in-law of Mrs. PillowJ also threatened
mo. and Mrs. Pillow an tT.uriothor person at
tempted to assossinatopneyoh. 'one occasion
while taking the dcpoiltioa at Miss Dixon ,
Mrs. Pillow's sister.1' ' $ " . ! ' .
Cross-examined , ColonelitClcff saldjto svioel
tro Memphis Appeal n\d UJavld.iCo3top.-for.
slander , laying the domng js at 823,000 , while"
ho himself had been sued /or § 10,000 for the
same cause by Mrs. PlH&v , , .
' "Tho'Appoal'admitW ltiat' "iWa'a an ?
derod mo , " said ho , la closing , "and made un.
apology and paid the costs and I dismissed
the suit. David.Poston did not apologize. "
Jll.WXU JMBAL8.
Valuable Ijoilcs Jit South Dakota
Change Owners.
Dn vmvoop , S. D. , Junij 12. [ Special Tele
gram to THE BEE. I The Hermit mining
company yesterday bought the Harrison lode
at Garden City for $15,000 and today the
Mueller company purchased the Eva nnd
Edna lodes In the saine district for $10,000.
The purchasing companies control the Key
stone chlorlnatlon works which started up
today and in which ere from the mines will
bo treated. _ .
Halo ol'llloodcd Stodc.
DRADWOOI ) , S. D. , JunO 12. [ Special Tele
gram to Tun Bnc.1 'Cho S. & B. stock
farm company at Bellofourche is disposing of
its entire stable of fine horses nt public auc
tion. Sales commenced Tuesday and will
continue until all horses , have been sold. In
the first throe days 145 horses wore sold for
$10,140 , or nn nvarago pnco of $112. The
highest prlco over paid for u two-vcar-old in
the state of South Dakota was &iOO given
yesterday by Sheriff MoDonnld of Lawrence
county for Sleeper , u bay filly , out of pacing
Sally , by Huguenot. The sale Is attended bv
representatives of stables from Pennsyl
vania , Now Jersey , Illinois , Nebraska , both
Dakotns and Wyoming.
Itralccinaii Mtu-ilei-eil by n Tramp Who
IN lit Turn Killed.
QncBLcr , Colo. . Juno 12. [ Special Tele
gram to Tun BII : : . | As the second section
of freight train No. 11 on the Union Pacific
was pulling out of Eaten ut noon Brakeman
John Dillon tried to put a tramp off the train.
The trump shot Dillon four times , one bal
going through the heart Killing Dillon In
stoutly. Dillon fell boUyoon two cars. Brakel
man Mattlingly , seeing the shooting pulled
Dillon out , and securing a revolver from the
engineer ho chased the tramp about n milo
and killed htrn , shooting him three times.
The bodies wore brought hero this afternoon
and un inquest is now bulug held. The name
of the trump is not known. Dillon has u
family living nt Swansea a suburb of Denver.
International Typoujaplilual Union.
BOSTON , Mass. , Juno I2.r-At the Interna
tional Typographical union convention today
the constitution was amended so us to make
the president of the International Typogruph-
'
leal union a delegate toLtl o American Fed-
cratlon of Labor.
The motion was reject pormlttlng unions
having over alx huudru'd members to strike
without the sauctlon ot lib executive coun-
cil.
cil.Tho
The proposition to cotopcrato with other
organizations in establishing labor bureaus
and labor lycouins was defeated.
A resolution was iulQpt < o < I that employers
and printers not wording til the business
can remain on the active 'membership list In
the discretion of subordinate unions , but
they shall not bo eligible -for ofllco In the In
ternational or subordinate unions.
THE ii'AVt rKVJ , av.i s v.
For Omaha and Vicinity Showers ; sta
tionary temperature.
For North and South Dakota , Nebraska
and Iowa Showers ; stationary temperature :
southeasterly winds.
For Missouri and Kinsns Light showers ;
stationary temperature ; southerly winds ,
For Colorado Shqjvciv ; cooler ; westerly
wluds. p
Ilnwnli'n Qiipon In Danger.
SAN FIUNCMCO , Cut. , Juno 12. The Com
mercial Advertiser -of Honolulu prints a
statement to the effort tlmt Wllcox and Bush ,
leaden in the lun > Hawaiian insurrection ,
ere again stlnln/ the natives , nnd that n
proposition is on foot to seize thu queen , who
u visiting neighboring islands , and hold her
ciiptlvo until she coiisciits to bring about a
modification ol the constitution so ns to .Jiut
out the whites from auy voice in the govern-
uicut and put the natives m power ,
COY , PATTISON SUSTAINED ,
Appointment of Bardsloy's Succjssor De
clared Legal by the Supreme Court.
MORE CROOKEDNESS IS UNEARTHED ,
Plillrulclrililn'H I3mlcz7.1liiK ) Treasurer
Shown to MavoSUlMi Litr c SUIIIH
from the State Investiga
tion Continued.
Juno 12. The supreme
court this morning decided that the city
council did not have the right to select u suc
cessor to City Treasurer Bardslcy. The ap
pointment of Wright by Governor Pattlson is
therefore sustained.
In n lengthy opinion the chief justice says :
It Is sulllclent to say that for the purpose of
this cnso wo must regard the oBlco desig
nated as city treasurer as n county and not n
city ofllce. The treasurer , by whatever name
ho bi called , is n county oflleor , comprising
his functions Just ns the shurllT , recorder of
deeds and other count } * olllccrs exercise their
functions. The court holds that every ques
tion now presented was raised and decided in
the case of Tngirart vs Commonwealth , the
fact that , the ofllco of comptroller was con
tended for In that case making no difference ,
as the same law applies to each.
A dissenting opinion was filed by Justices
Williams and Mitchell , In which the princi
pal contention was that the olllco of county
treasurer was abolished by the act of consol
idation and the oftlco of city treasurer there
by created , and that therefore the council
has the power to fill the vncnnoy.
Another arrest has been made In connec
tion with thu treasury scandal. This after
noon H. II. Yard , the former partner of Pres
ident Lucas , deceased , of the Keystone bank
in the Seaside speculations , was captured in
1'rontou , N. J. , where ho is being held to
await requisition papers , which will bo sent
at once. The warrant was sworn outforhim
Wednesday night lust aud all day yesterday
detectives wore looking for him. Yard lias
an ofllco in the Drexel building.Ho was a
real estate promoter and was closely con
nected with President Marsh of the Key
stone bank. Ho loft the city a few days after
Marsh disappeared. The warrant upon
which Yard was arrested was issudd on the
charge of conspiracy with ox-Treasurer
Bardsloy In stealing the city and state taxes.
Ilnrdfllcy'ti Stealings from the State.
.PIIII.AIUM.IMIIA , Juno 12. The deeper
the expert accountants probe into tbo
nffairs of ex-City Treasurer Bardslcy
the more apparent the rascalities of the
man become known nnd the enormous sums
Which ho inudo way with arc daily added up.
Yesterday the accountants reported to Mayor
Stuart that they had discovered a grave dis
crepancy In Bardsloy's accounts with the
state. Today they presented Mayor Stuart
with the following statement :
To Hon. Edwin E. Stuart. Mayor of Phila
delphia Bear Sir : Your committee's inves
tigation of the state's appropriations to the
city of Philadelphia for common schools
gives tbo following results : For the school
yo.ir ending Juno ! tO , ISb'.l , cash received by
John Bardsloy from the state : March 27 ,
183'J , SanO.OOO ; Juno21 , 18SU , fiOa59.0 ; ( ! : total ,
$280,959.00. Cash paid into the city treasury
by John Bardsloy : July 31 , 18SU , ? 10UOUO ;
December HO , ISbll , S180 , ' O.UO ; total , $2SO-
II59.GO. For the school year ending Juno ! 10 ,
1SOU , ' cash received by John Bnrdslov from the
state' : March 1 , l&OO , $30t,000 ) : March 22,1&90 ,
S100.000 ; May 80,1800 , * 25,428.23rtotal , S-125-
428.23. Casli paid intotho , city treasury by
- ai. . ' ,
Jobii-Bardsloyi-wJuly , flpOlOOOfiDo-
combor23 , 1800 , § 40OOOrDecombor 29 , "ISOJ ,
JflO.OOO . : December 31 , 1890 , S200.000 ; total ,
$ 100,000 , leaving a balance not paid in of.
$25,427.23. For the school year ending Juno
30 , 1891 , cash rcuoivi'd from John Bardsloy
from the state : December 31 , 1890 , $120-
000. No part of the above amount
has ueeu paid into the city
treasury. As far as ascertained It appears
that this sum of120,000 , received for the
school year ending Juno HO , 1890 , together
with the balance of $25,428.23 for the year
1890 , making together the sum of § 445,428.23 ,
has Dcon used by John Bardsloy partly to re
pay money duo by him to the state and partly
for his own purpose.Vo shall furnish n
later report showing specifically the dis
position made by Mr. Bardsloy of the money
thus converted.
.As soon as the mayor was presented with
this statement , showing that Bardsloy bad
misappropriated to his own use the sum of
$115,000 from the appropriations by the state
for the public schools , he at oiico asked State
Treasurer Bo3rer for a stiitouicnt of the
moneys paid Bardsley by the state for this
purpose in the last six mouths.
Treasurer Boyer replied mid stated that
December 31 there was paid to Bardsluy in
three checks the sum of $420OOJ. It is sur
mised that Bardsioy used part of the $145,000
to take up the bad checks of the Koyhtono
bank for $200,000 that ho _ was carrying-
cash.
Paid to Ijcavo the Country.
NKW YOIIK , Juno 12. The World prints
this dispatch from Philadelphia : The details
of a conference that occurred on the Satur
day night before President Marsh's depart
ure would cast moro light upon the mystery
that envelopes the affairs of the Keystone
bank than anything yet brought out. A
large sum of money was offered to Marsh and
Lawrence to leave the country. The sum
mentioned to your correspondent by his In
formant was $20,000 each aud an assurance of
ono week's start on the way to liberty.
President Marsh sailed for Burb.idocs on the
following Wednesday under an assumed
name. All the stories slncn told by Inter
ested parties about having met Marsh on the
streets or elsewhere are parts of thu plot to
shield tbo bank eprcsidcnt. Ho did not nt
first accapt the otiers that were inado to him
because Marsh did not think the hum large
enough. Mr. Lawrence , the assistant , de
clined. Ho said that whatever ho had done
had been atthu direct command of Mr. Lucas
and Mr. Marsh , and that ho had never
profited to the extent of ono penny by ttio
falsification of the books of the bank. Ho
was already under lurgo ball , which had boon
furnished by his friends , and ho did not con
template leaving his bondsmen In the lurch.
Ho had decided to face the music nnd give
tbo committee all the Information In Ills
power. John Bardsley was present nt that
very Interview and implored Marsh nnd Law
rence to go away until ho could "arrange"
matters. Bardsloy never appears to have
contemplated flight , but fully expected to
have the bank reorganised and to como out
of the entanglement safely.
Council * Committee Inquiry.
PiiiLADHU'iiu , Juno 12 , Hurry C. Jones ,
assistant bunk examiner , was before the
councils committee which Is Investigating
the affairs of ox-City Treasurer Burdsloy
today , lie testified that Comptroller of the
Currency Lacy was hero on February lit lust
and was at the Keystone bank. Ho was
Hhown a statement of tbo condition of the
bank , including the falsification of thu
lodger , the padding of the Now York bank
accounts and the carrying of duo bills us
cisti.
Director of Public Works L. E. W < if-
nor testified to the conferences
hnhi between himself nnd the
officials of the Ivuystono bank regarding thu
acceptance of llio presidency of the bank.
General \Vuunor nald that utter ho discov
ered the condition of the bunk ho declined to
have anything further to do with tlio bank.
During tlio course of hli examination Gen
eral Wagner was uslteil what ho know about
the bprlng Garden bank , Guuerul Wugnrr ,
who , before ho was approached un the sub-
Joel of the presidency of thu bank was a can-
dlduto for the receivership of the bunk , tes
tified that when ho first went to tha bank on
the subject of the presidency ha sild ; to Hank
Examiner Drew that ho understood that
the receivership haj been soulcd
itnil that it was to bo Nelson F.
Evans , president of the Spring Garden In-
Mirnnta company niul director of the Spring
Gurdou bank. Uouoro'i Vaguer nUo added
that ho understood th'5r. . WmmumUcr was
backing Mr. Evans fa. j position. In reply
Mr. Drew siild to GonlC : Wagner : "No , I
think you nro mlstnWMr. . WnnnmnUor
has nothing to do wlt\-i \ Now that explains -
plains a thing that I \ . , not understand.
Assistant Secretary Jvii'toii li n great
friend of Kvntis and ho \ ' obanly backing
him for the position. Hi- ' explains some
accounts nt the Spring ( U \ that I did not
understand , where Nottlnpucars \ as n
largo borrower. " General iner said that
ho hud slnco-looked Into tlf .tiers ior the
name of Assistant Secretrt S'ettletou ns
one of the debtors of tbo bai , Hut had not
seen It. - * *
Several other wttnassoa wcro called , but
nothing now was developed. The committed
adjourned until Monday.
Xottloton'N Statement.
WISIIIXIITOX , Juno 12. The attention of
Mr. N'ottloton , ttio assistant secretary of the
treasury , was this evening called to the testi
mony today of General L. E. Wagner before
the councils committee nt Philadelphia in
vestigating the bank scandal. After reading
it Mr. Nottluton said : "I never backed Mr.
Nelson F. Evans or nny other pel son as n
candidate for the receivership of the sus
pended Koystouo bank of Philadelphia.
After Mie bank had been closed some days
nnd when the comptroller ot the
currency , who hud little acquaintance
in Philadelphia , was considering several
mimes for the receivership , I suggested that
of Mr. Evuiis and recommended that the
comptroller make Inquiry In Philadelphia as
to his fitness , which he proceeded to do. Mr.
Evans was than president of n leading llro in
surance company , nnd , ns I fully believed ,
was m excellent personal credit. I had not
n suspicion of any financial weakness
or complications on the part of Mr.
Evlins or the Spring Garden National
bank until thu announcement of the
failure of the bank. Mr. Evans had no
knowledge that his name was to bo n.on-
tioned for the Keystone receivership until
some time uftor It was douo. I suggested his
name simply because I hud known him long
nnd believed him every wnj fit. I have bor
rowed no money from the Spring Garden
bank , but it is probable that certain accom
modation notes in which I am responsible nro
in that institution. If so , I am simply among
the losers by the bank-s failure , which I re
gret.1'
Drew DocHn't lilko to Talk.
PIIILMICMMIM , Juno 12. W. P. Drew , the
national bank examiner , was seen this even
ing In regard to the statement attributed to
General Wagner this afternoon In his testi
mony before the council committee that As
sistant Secretary of the Treasury Nottloton
was a largo borrower of Spring Gar
den bank. When first asked if ho
hud made such n statement to General -
oral Wagner Colonel Drew said it was
absolutely false aud that ho had never told
General Wacncr such a thing. Colonel
Drew afterwards withdrew this denial nnd
qualified It by saying ho had no recollection
of having said anything on the subject , but
still it was possible that General Wagner's
memory was better than his and ho would
therefore neither deny nor nfllm it. Colonel
Drew was asked , "Well , is It so that General
Nuttletou was n borrowerof the bank ! "
"I can't ' answer A question like that , as I
am not allowed to do so , " replied Colonel
Drew.
"Would it appear on the books of the bank
If General Ncttloton had boon a borrower ! "
"Yes , certainly , " said Colonel Drew.
Colonel Drew was very averse to saying
anything whatever , insisting that General
Nottleton was the , . proper .person to see on
the subject and not him.
THE COXOO
Gbvcriuhctif-IIas-NVt
SIgni-i
fled Its Adherence.
WASHIXOTO.V , Juno 12. A number of in
quiries have been received nt the state de
partment from philanthropic organizations
and individuals ns to tbo failure of the United
States government to signify its adhoicnco
to the Congo treaty , the final ratification of
which must bo exchanged before the end of
the month. This treaty Is an agreement to
suppress the slave trade nnrt the sale of
breech-loading llro arms nnd intoxicants in
the Congo district of Equatorial Africa , and
nearly nil of the great powers of the world
have joined in accepting its obligations.
The state department has replied to these
inquiries that the subject Is still under con
sideration by the United States senate in ex
ecutive session and the department does not
feel nt liberty to discuss the nuttor gener
ally , nut it is proper to say that as a result
of rcccut correspondence it is not Improbiiule
that the treaty will go into effect at the ap
pointed tlmo in respect of all the signatories
except the United States and that it will bo
loft open to this government to give its ud-
lieaion hereafter. L'lio department has been
working to this end , and the senate , having
failed to take definite action , that was all
that could bo done pending further action
by the senate.
This treaty was negotiated at Brussels and
a representative of the Utdted States govern
ment assisted in its preparation. It was laid
before the scnatn toward the clcwo of thu last
congress lor approval and attention called to
the necessity tor speedy action. After a long
debate In executive session the treaty was
rejected , but us a motion to reconsider was
entered the matter is still ponding. Tbo vote
upon the acceptance of the treaty was close
nnd its opponents take their stand upon the
several propositions. Ono was that the ap
proval of the treaty by the United States
would carry with it a recognition of certain
French claims to n largo part of
Liberia , which recent events show
are now being actively and forcibly
pushed , and ns that count 1-3- is
regarded us ono of our wards wo could not
permit such aggression. H was also urged
that the United States could not consistently
with its holding to the Monroe doctrine un-
dcrtako to Join In n plan of dictation respect
ing the affairs of another continent , and still
another reason put forward in opposition to
the treaty was the contention that It would
bo unwise for the United States to glvo rec
ognition to the present rather broad and In
some cases doubtful claims of European na
tions to the best nortlons of Africa which
are tacitly recognised by the treaty. All of
these urBiimonts wore used by thu opposition
hucccstifullv to defeat the treaty , but as the
motion to reconsider It Is still pending the
department of slate regards it as u duty to
still save a place lor the United Status among
its adherents until the subject is finally
acted upon by the notmto.
CATTLK fttlt MMHASH.
Opening ; a New Market lor Western
Ijlvo Ktook.
WASIIIXOTON , Juno 12. [ Special Telegram
toTiiiiDiii : . ] Contracts wcro awarded today
for supplying a great many cattle for Block
ing the various agencies In the northwest ns
provided by the last congress , The heavy
purchases by thu government for this purpose
will probably result In Increasing the value
of farm animals this spring , which will not
bo unwelcome news to the farmers who uro
well supplied. Among the contracts awarded
today wcro the following : Buitlutt Ulch-
iirds. Nebraska , (25 ( cows at $21.Hi ) ouch , ami
if,1. ' ) hollers ut $ ltl.9i ! each , for the i'liio Hldgo
agency ; Joseph Strange , Sioux City , 71 ! bulls
to Pine Ridge ami 50 bulls to Uosubud ut
ii.u : : encli ; John Pratt , Nebraska , 400 huif-
urs to Pine Uldtje and 'Md toKosebud at $10,90
each.
ColoiT.ilo Conference Kircx f-'iini Small
Di.sviit ; : , Colo. , Juno 12. The conference
of the Methodist Episcopal church , In session
nt Gruca church , did two very Important
things this morning. Flrat It voted to admit
women as lay delegates to conventions , and
secondly it dropped from membership In the
church the somewhat notorious ox-ovnnnol-
1st , Uev. Sum Small. Small's connection
with thu Methodist university at Ogden ,
Utah , us 1U pieuidoiit and thu shortage In
his accounts are the causes on wblcu the cou-
firoucc , uctuJ.
LOOKS OMINOUS FOR WALES ,
His Persistent Profligacy Has Deeply Stirred *
the English Yeomanry ,
CHANCES OF SUCCESSION ENDANGERED ,
The Agitation Has Kvory Cliaracter otf
I'eriuiiiieiiun Kadlual Memlicru
of tin ; Commons
the Attack.
/ > / tin fCew 1'orfc AHoctotftl P/v .l
LONDON , Juno 12. The storm rising round
the prince of Wales Is at lust obtaining In
tensity , endangering his chances to HUCCCS-
slon to thu throne If not the existence of the
English monarchy. No class seems to bestirred
stirred so deeply ns the great middle class (
the real strength of thu country , nnd hitherto
n solid mid stolid prop of the monarchy.
Whenever lt-4 voice becomes nudlblo Us
earnest denunciations of the prince of Wales
nro accompanied by regrets nt his nearness
to thu throne. Hopresontntlvo gath
erings of religious bodies Congrega
tional , Methodist , Baptist , Unitarian ,
aud Presbyterian have already recorded
their condemnation. Boards of guardians
nro going out of their accustomed paths to
discuss motions branding tbo gambling pro
pensities of thu prince of Wales as a dlsgraco
to the country. Several liberal societies
have adopted protests against his contluuanca
In the nrmy. The agitation has every char *
actcr of permanence. It has not yet touched
more than n fringe of the political parties ,
but ere long tlio1 * glowing fierceness of tl.o
pcoplo must penetrate the core of politics ,
causing party action within ami without par
liament.
The radical members of the house of com
mons nro opening the attack upon the prlnca
of Wales , but they have been warned that
Mr. Gladstone resents the movement nnd
that the leaders of the opposition will ac
tively show their repugnance to associating
liberalism with an agitation tending to cast
disgrace upon the crown.
A group of radicals , meeting the night
after Cummliig's dismissal from the army
was gazetted , concurred in the opinion that
the leaders have mistaken the feeling of the
nation ; that even on party grounds It Is Im
possible to noglcut the duty to tuko the sense
of parliament on tbo position of tha
prlnco of Wales nnd the others con
cerned. The radicals will not bo con
tent with anything less than action
by the military authorities , Involving the
same official reproof of the prince of Wales ,
General Williams aud Levitt. The prosecu
tion of Cummlng nnd others for gambling
will bo made a part of thu demand on tha
government , but It will not bo earnestly
pressed.
Conferences bavo boon bold nt tbo war of
llco , attended by Mr. Stanhopo , the duke of
Cambridge , the duke of Connaught , General
Hodvcrs Buller and Colonel Strucoy , und it is
reported that they decided that the priuco of
Wales , General William and Levitt had com
mitted no otTcnso iigainst military law , out
only a technical breach of regulations. Mr.
Stanhope therefore , basing Monday's re
sponse to the questions on thu decision of the
conference , will probably declare that the
will deal with thu
commaudor-ln-chiof casa
privately , without regard to regulations.
In roferenco'to the curl of Coventry It is re
ported in court circles that he has Intimated
to Lord Salisbury his readiness to resign thd
ofllco ofmaster of the Buckhounds but that
the acceptance of his resignation is delayed
! till the government sees howLord Coventry's
retirement is likely to alTc'ct the position ot
the prince of Wales.
Court circles are much exercised over the
letters from the Gorman court reflecting the
opinion of Emperor William. It Is believed
that the emprror has written the queen a
long nnd serious criticism on the prince's
life , diluting especially upon the gambling of
ofllccrs ns n grave offense to military
honor nnd made worse by the signing of a
paper permitting n colonel of the guards to
bo convicted of cheating to retain his com
mand In the army. The queen , U is said ,
forwarded the letter to the priuco of Wales.
Sir William Gordon-Cumnung arrived at
Granthum today nnd then started for
Forros. When asked to reconsider his
refusal of n public welcome dimming
wired the provost of Forrcs assenting'
to A demonstration. The municipal author
ities will meet the pair at the station. The
town will malto u holiday of the occasion and.
is raising floral arches on the route. Lady
Cummlng writes to friends hero Unit she In
tends to make u prolonged stay ut A1 tyro ,
probably over the shooting season. A f tor a
month's rest nnd seclusion she will entertain
numerous guests nt Altyre. Her husband is
in good spirits and continues to receive as
surances of unbroken esteem from many
friends.
Several tory members of parliament in the
interest of tha cattle trade are pressing Mr.
Chliplln tOjrefuso American inspectors the
Srlvllcgo of suiHirvislng ; the decisions of
ritlsn officials inspecting imported cuttlo.
Dr. Salmon's acceptance of n recent diagnosis
by American ofllclnls conflicting with the
diagnosis of British inspectors led to nn out
cry that the presence of American Inspectors
is unconstitutional und that the United
States have no more right to place veterinary
Inspectors in English ports than has other
countries sending cattle. Mr. Chaplin In the
meantime finds It politic to conlmua the ex
isting system.
Ntit jtuix.
A Movement on Koot for Tlml. Purnoua
In .Montreal.
MOXTIIKAI. , Juno -There Is n movement
on foot hero to porpotuuto the name of Sir
John Macdonald by establishing nn organisa
tion to bo known as the " .Maple Loaf Luagua
of Canada , " on the same principle as the
Priniroi-b League of Great Britain , namely ,
the maintenance of the integrity of the OUH
plro , upholding of religion , etc. U Is also pro
posed that Juno II bo obscn-ed us a national
holiday in commemoration of the late pro-
mler and that ovury member of thu league on
that day wear a mupUi leaf , etc. It Is pro
posed that Indies should take a prominent
part in the now organization.
OTTAWA , Out. , Juno 12. So far as oan bo
learned Lord Stanley has not yet called upon
any person to form a ministry. Sir Johti
Thompson , mlnlMer of Justice , called at the
governor general's ofllco at 12 o'clock nnd re
mained In conference- with him for uotna
time. Ho WIIB seen us ho was leaving tuq
' olllco nnd In to '
governor's reply a reporter's
question snld that so far us ho was nwaro no >
ono had vet been summoned to form n gov
ernment. The conference with Lord Stan-
toy , ho said , related simply to departmental
business ,
OITAWA , Out. , Juno 12 , At the icquost of
his excellency the governor general , blr John
Thompson and Hon. J , J. Abbott mot by ap
pointment in his olllco In tht ) eastern depart
mental PlocK at 5:15 : this afternoon. The
conference lusted half nn hour. The Asso
ciated press Is authoruod to state that an
official announcement with reiravd to th
premiership will bo made some tlmo tomor
row. It Is believed that Sir John Thonipsoa
has been called upon to form n ministry ,
HtiiKO llolilier Itooaptnreil.
SAf FIIANUISCO , Cul'i Juno 12. Henry
Miller , the stnxo robber convicted recently
at Florence for robbing Dr. Hurley und thtt
United States mulls nnd stage and who es
caped yesterday morning from the custody
of officers hero , was captured this mornlntr
eighteen miles east by Marshal Paul nnU
Shurlff Trumnnn's | > osi > o. He uill b taken ,
to Sun ( juontln today.
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Pitswed a UOKIIH Chool ; .
LINCOLNNob. . , Juno 12. | SpccIiil Tele
gram to TUB Bii.J : ; Al Whlto tins been ar
rested In St. Joseph for passing a bogus
check on J. A. Hailoy of this city.