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TWENTY-F1KST YEAH OMAHA , FlltDAY MORNING , APRIL 1 , 1802. DUMBER 2S8.
OTNLEY ON THE FLOOR
rJhor of Tftriff Bill Appears in the House
Ci "nnd Hears it Criticised.
'PERSISTS IN .PURSUING PINKERTONS
IVutnon of Clrorgla Citlmot. * "Cutcli the
SprnUrr's 15j " AimnliiK I'pliiodo In
n ( Jcitcrally IlnlntcrcstliiB
IX C. . March 31. The pee
ple's party representatives made on attempt
in the tiouso today to call up the antl-
I'lnUcrton resolution Introduced some ttmo
ago by Mr. Wntioit. Tbo resolution was re
ferred to the committee on Judiciary and
hinco that limn Mr. Watson has appeared be
fore that committee several times In advo
cacy of It , but thus far has been iinublo to
ncciitn nuy report from tho. committee. Im
mediately after the meeting of the house today
Mr.Watson asked consent , to Introduce a resolution
elution calling vpon the Judiciary committee
to report the resolution to the bouse without
delay. Othnr matter * being In order at that
time , the spoultcr did not recognize Mr. Wat
son , and ho was compelled to await the trans
action of some preliminary business.
After that ho nialn''domamled ; recognition
several tlmos , bolnp.ncouragod oy Burrows ,
Dalzoll and other leaders of tbo republican
side , who rejoice In stirring up all possible
etrifo between tbo people1 * party and the
democratic majority , but the speaker failed
to recognize him. Tbo regular order was de
manded and the people's party was unable
to gat Us grievance before tlio houso.
IVntnon HIIJK llln 1'iirty Will IVrnlst.
"H Is our intention , " said Mr. Watson ,
"to call the public attention , and the atten
tion of the bouse , to this matter from day to
day until wo force that committee on Judi
ciary , which has been smothering our untl-
Plnitorton resolution , to report It. It is In
the hur.ds of Mr. Oatcs , who Is the chairman
of the subcommittee to which It was re
ferred. At that gentleman's request I have
npnoarcd before bis committee several times
tourgolts adoption. Ho stated that ho Is
opposed to the losolutlou , mid , while wo con-
ccdu to him the right to oppose it , wo do not
concede any romraltteo the rlcht to smother
nny matter referred to it. If this congress
fail to propose a remedy , or oven to Inquire
Into tbo subject of abuses , the people will
know where to place the rcsponsloilitv. "
Immediately after this episodewhich
was really a pantomimic exhibition , the rcc-
01 d showing that Messrs. Watson and Simp
son cither got formal recognition or attempted
to get recognition , the house resolved itself
into committee of the whole for considera
tion of the tariff bill.
Governor Mcltliilny on the Floor.
The most slgnlllcant event In the tariff dis
cussion today was the presence on thn floor
of Governor McKinlry , the author of the
law apnlnst which nil thu democratic speeches
xvero directed. Ho was warmly greeted by
the members of both political parties anil
paid cloio attention for a time to the speech
of Mr. Wheeler of Alabama in support of the
frco wool bill.
Tbo lirst spcalter was Mr. Broslnsof Penn
sylvania , who spono in opposition to the
measure and made n vigorous dofcnso of pro
Mr. Wheeler is an energetic talker and
when ho took the lloor to conclude his speech
( begun a week or moro ngo ) in advocacy of
the bill , ho re cc I veil tbo attention of the
bouse. Ho spoke but for a brief spuco of
time , which ho devoted to a denunciation of
the McKlnloy act
Mr. Kyle , Mr. Stockdalo and Mr. Norton
of Missouri favored the measure. Mr. Her
mann of Oregon spoke iu opposition to the
bill. Messrs. Voumnns una Stout of Michi
gan were In favor of the measure.
Tbo debate today was without incident , it
flowed In n calm , unltnpassloncd stream.
There was not an obunclo to disturb the
onward course ot eloquence. The cummlttoo
rising , the house took u recess until 8 0'clocU.
SII.VKII IN TJli : SKXATI3.
Morgnn HrliiRS Up thu Qiieitlou to Force
St-imtorH to Co on Hi-cord.
WASHINGTON , D. C. , March 31. In the son-
ale this morning , replying lo a direct question
touching the Nicaragua canal , Mr. Sherman ,
as chairman of the forjlgn relations commit
tee , stated that the work wai progressing
favorably under a private corporation ; that
V ; congress bad done nothlntr whatever to nid It ,
und that the bill referred lo was u nil or con
sideration of a subcommittee.
Mr. Morgan presented resolutions direct
ing the flnnnco commilloa lo inquire into the
h causes of tlio depression in agriculture nnd
business and tha affect of tlio silver act ot
The resolutions having boon road , Mr.
Morgan started n discussion by staling thru
It1 was his purpose to call them up tomorrow
nnd lo bring about , if ho could , some discus ,
eion of thu llnanclal situation of the United
Stales. Ho wished to ascertain the opinions
of senators In regard lo the necessity and
propriety of the frco coinage ofsilver. . Ho
wished to ascertain whether on cither or on
both sides of Iho chamber there wera sena
tors who permitted tbu shadow * of coming
borocs antl presidential combatants to como
bol.vcen tholr duty to the pcoplo and their
votes on n question of tha highest possible
importance. It did not make nny matcria
dllforoncq whqthcr Mr. HuriUon or nnybod )
clso was to bo Iho republican candidate for
thq , presidency , or whether Mr. Cleveland or
anybody else xvas to bo the democratic can
dliiato , senators should march straight up to
their duty und correct the evil ha had re
ferrcd to as theiy know how. Free debate
was the duty of every senator. Senators
had no rlchi to shrink from tba full dis
cusslon of iho situation or fromn Irco , muni )
performance of tholr duly. So farns ho was
concerned , whatever effect it might have ou
tiny political party , ho intended to bring the
subject forward and to have it discussed and
"I want iho people of my stale at al
events to have the right to know the votes
on the subjects of senators who nsplro to the
presidency. I want it to bo known whether
they are in favor of free coinage of silver or
whether they are aualnst it on Its merits.
TliU I want to know , and I buvo brought
forward tbeso resolutions for that purpose. '
He asked that iho rrso.ution po over until
tomorrow. Ho niuetl it in the hope that sen
ators who felt ns bo did would como to his
( .upport , so thai , v/bllo under the rules they
could not express their views on Mr , Stew
art's motion next Monday , they wo.ild have
11 n opportunity to do so on his ( Morgan's )
resolutions , and to extract from other sena
tors tnclr opinions ou the subject ,
The resolutions were laid on tno table and
shortly alter two republican senators , who
are recognized as foremost among the ivl-
vovates of silver legislation , Messrs. Teller
and Wolcott , wore to bo seen In eager con-
fcrct.co with Mr. Morgan , as if to assure
him that ho would not ba without support
when his resolution cnmo up for discussion.
The Indian appropriation bill was taken up
aud the vote was taken without further dis-
cuision on the house provision for the assign
ment of army oftlccrs to the duly of Indian
The amendment recommended by the com-
Dilltcoon appropriations 10 strtlia out the
provision was defeated : yeas , 29 ; nay * , 31.
So that the provision roma'lus Incorporated
In tbo bill. Vote In detail : Yeas-Messrs.
Allison , Cell , Carey , Colqultt , Cullom ,
Dawcs , Dolpb , Uubois , Gorman , Huns
b rough , lilt-gins , His cock , Jone * ( Arkansas )
Jones ( Nevada ) , Morean , Pnadock. Palmer ,
Perkins , Pettlgrow , Platt , Power , Itaniorn ,
Handera , Hboup , Stewart , Ktockbridgu ,
Teller , Warren. Wll on-29. Nays-Bar'
baur , Berry , Butler. Cameron , Carlisle ,
Chandler , Coctsrcll , Coke , Daniel , Faulkner ,
Galllngcr , Gcoivo , Gibson ( Louisiana ) , Gib
son ( .Maryland ) , Gordoa. Gray. Harris ,
Ilnwlrr , Hill , Kyio. McMillan , McPberson
Mills , l'off r , Proctor , Pugh , Sawyer , Shcr-
man , Vance , Vest , Vitas , Voorhcos , Wasn-
bum , \Vhlle-3l.
Without further action the senate ad-
Air. Alnrgnn'a I.lttlc Srheinc.
The debate on silver In the senate will not
icpln until Monday nnd will , It Is believed ,
ast about a weak. Mr. Morgan's purpose In
ntrodticlng the resolutions which will bring
qn a debate was clearly Indicated In tbo re
marks ho made today In tbo
Rcnnto. Ho desires the pcoplo to know
Ibo attitude of the senators of both
parties oh the silver bill , nnd to so turn the
debate SR to draw out tholr vlows. or to
make them suffer from the Implications to
bo'drnxvn from tholr llonce. The vote on
hlK resolutions will not bu of any signifi
cance , ai they propose an Inquiry to which
all senators nro wllllnR. to assent. Cor-
taluly , however , Mr. Morgan has succeeded
In disquieting the minds of a number of
senators by tbo introduction of the resolu
itnscr.T or HKPUIII.ICAN CAUCUS.
Congrmntoiifil CamimlKit Commitro ! Ap.
IHilntcd Nllllirn of thn .Mcillhors.
WASHINGTON , D. C. , March 31. Represen
tative Henderson of IjHnols , chairman of tno
" " '
house caucus , C8llod""i1io' Joint republican
caucus of sonatorj nnd representatives Fri
day night in the sonalo. Senator Cullom
was expoctcd.-jfctojjyircsldo , nnd Hopro-
scntntivo BuU'eu wJjsi elected secretary.
It was agreed laat s each state was
called the delegation should present the
nnmo of its representative to the republican
congressional campaign commltlro and
where no name was presented from nny
stain liberty should bo given to present tha
name to the secretary in tha future.
Here nro u list of the nnmcs of tbo mem
bers of the republican congressional cam-
nalgu club bunded In nt tonight's caucus :
California , Ucpresontatlvo ,1. T. Cutting ;
Delaware , Senator Higgins ; Idaho , Itopre-
scntntivo Sweat ; Illinois , Uoproscnta-
tlvo Hltt ; Indiana. Ueproscntntivo
Johnson ; Iowa. Representative Hull ;
Kansas , Senator Perkins ; Kentucky , Repre
sentative Wilson ; Maine , Representative
Uoutcllo ; Michigan , Ropro-icntatlvo O'Uon- '
nell ; Montana , Senator banders ; Now
Hampil ire , Senator Chandler ; New York ,
Representative Kotcbum ; North Carolina
lina , Representative Henry Cbcattmm ;
North Dakota , Representative Johnson ;
Ohio , Caldwell : Pennsylvania , Representa
tive Myron B. Wright"South ; Dakota , Sen
ator Pottlgro'.v ; Tennessee , Rcoruscntatlvo
Ilouck ; Vermont , Representative Grout ;
Washington , Representative Wilson ; Wis
consin , Representative Vaugban ; Wyoming ,
Senator Carey , nnd Oklahoma , Delegate
CAPTAIN HOUKKK'S ACCUSEIt-i.
Aided Ourzii Yet Cliilm Protection of the
United StuttM ( 'client .St-.inlc-y's Itrptirt.
WASHINGTON , D. 0. , March 31 General
Stanley , commanding the Department of
Texas , has made a report to General Scho-
Held in regard to the case of Captain J.
Dourito , Third cavalry , from which It appears
that the charge against that officer in connec
tion with the Gtrza campaicn were preferred
bv Mexican citizens , for , although residing
in Texa , they disavowed nny nllORlanco to
the United States nnd , notwithstanding the
fact that tbuy had aided Garza's band in tbo
Insurrection against the Mexican govern
ment , they ( isssrt that they are entitled to
the protection of this government. General
oral Stanley adds that , these men are now
being proceeded ngulnst by the stnto of
Texas for violating tbo neutrality law.
General Schofluld has submitted the case
to the secretary of war , with a recommen
dation that no action ba taken by the mili
tary in regard to the charges against Captain
Bourse until after tbo conclusion of the civil
proceedings against his prosecutors.
Ho Tiilccti with Mcntiil Itcsurvatlon.
WASHINGTON , D. C. , March 31. The Vene
zuelan minister today received a cable
message from his government in which ho is
authorized to declare that some recently
published statements concerning Venezuela
are without foundation. Ho is informed
that there has boon no battle fought near
Caracas ; that peace is almost restored ; that
the regular course of btislno.r has not been
Interrupted ; that the new cabinet appointed
by President Palacla 1ms the conUduuao of
the pcoplo. and that the situation is far from
being a violent one.
Sccretnry Noble Ounles < ! llnon'H Clmrijp.
WASHINGTON , D. C. , March 31. President
Gibson of the National Yellowstone Pant
association , which has for years held certain
privileges In the park , soms weeks ago made
certain charges against Secretary Noble to
the effect that the secretary had boon
actuated by political and personal motives In
granting lease. ) in the park for hotel and
other purposes. Today Secretary Noble up-
peard bofora tbo senate committee on torri-
torics nnd denied in terms that could not bo
misunderstood , the statements made by Mr.
CUKKUK'S VIKST KlU.ISa.
Murshal Light SccurOH Wllllitm McCuim for
the Xuiv ( iruvcyiird.
CitKEDS , Coo. ! , March 31. [ Special Tele
gram to Tin : BKii.--Tho ] first killing done In
Creedo occurred nt 4:3'J : this morning.
William McCann was shot and killed by the
citv marshal. Captain Light.
Captain Light has been on the around
only n few days , but the tough element Is
being thinned out rapidly. The gantr of bi
men which was hero a month ago has bue
pretty well scattered and this morninu
shooting was a surprise owing to the puaoa
ful manner in which the ranrnhal hid con
ducted all his previous tough cases.
When Captain Light arrived there were
notices stuck up nil over the town warning
all persons against cairylng weapons of any
kind. As n consequence there was but little
of that pormlscuous blazing uwny at people's
hats and abootincr the legs oiT of choirs , that
had prevailed hero In the early days of the
camp , which had boon referred to as practi
cal Juices. It soon came to bo understood that
when anybody felt innny and unloaded their
( rnns'ln open air , it cost them Just ? 57 for
oacli olTcnso. This line had been imposed
about four or llvs times slnco the arrival of
Marshal LtKht und all street snooting ceased
until the fatal affray tlili morning.
The Last Clmnro intno had a big cxr.josion
Monday In tbo era nousc. The mon'wore
softening some powder near a steve when . . ,
caught tire and exploded , doing'a great deal
of damage. It blow thohotivy two-foot Um
bers through tbo tall pines near by , felling
the lar eo trees to the earth for some 400 yards
from where iho building stood , but stranco
to say no ono was hurt. The men , seeing the
danger , ran down tbu tunnel.
The water works company has finished Its
reservoir , which is situated a half nillo
nbovo Creodo. Pipes uro being laid ar.d It
will bo but a short time until ihn system is
completed aud Crccdu will bj furnisbud with
as pure water as iinv place in Colorado.
A heavy snow has neon falling all day
mlxcu with dust or yellow clay. While fall
ing It presents a very strungo sight.
Ernest Rlall of Omaha bus bought nn In
terest in the Little May mine for $3UUO. Ho
alee bought several other claims.
Hero are u few very queer advertisements
ut a mining broker's ofllco ;
If you Imvo u vein or cut In the bowels of
the uiirtli , showing mliuirul , wu liavo the
sucker. 1C. u , MAHTIK , Ilroker ,
Hero Is another sign :
Tlio lien llivn-Turklsh baths , vapor and
use troutinnnt , by lady iitten.liint-i.
ANNIK WILSON , 141 L'rcudo Avenue.
The past week there have bo-m qulto a
number of sudden deaths from lung troubles.
I'lils camp has gene ur > higher stnco two
weeks npo. The altitude was then U.'JOJ fact ,
but the present surveyor of iho state bus , put
the camp up to t',700 ' feet.
lttVorii ! > il the Order.
Coi.UMnt's , O. , March 91 , Tbo lo lilature
has parsed Into n law the bill districting the
state ror oonzrossloual purposes. H gives
the democrat * six districts and the republi
cans fifteen , which U just reversing the
AFTER SENATORIAL DODGERS
Domocratio Presidential Oamlidat33 Must
Pass on Free Silver.
WHAT MORGAN'S ' MANEUVERS MEAN
Hill , Onriii'.in , r.ilmcrntiU Itrlco Will IIP Hc-
ijulrnl to Mod the Question Sitinrcly
for the llrnollt ofThclr Cou-
WASHINGTON , D. C. , March 31. [ Special
Telegram to Tnc DUE.I Senator Morgan It
bound to smoke out the presidential , candi
dates In the sontUo. Ho tndlcatoil this today
when ho Introduced a resolution for au In
quiry by tiio IInunco commlltoo into the re
lation between silver legislation and Indus
trial depression. His remarks were undo
sharply , tco , and cmiseil a sensation nmonp
his colleagues. Tlio real purpose ot Mor
gan's resolution does not npp. ar on the sur
face. H Is Intended to forestall nny possible
defeat of Senator Stewart's motion next
Monday , to tauo the free coinage bill from
the calendar. Should Stewart's motion fall ,
Morgan will Uoop his resolution blocking the
pathway of morning business until ho suc
ceeds In making it uncomfortable for a goad
This resolution Is aimed directly at Gorman -
man , Hill and Palmer , who have presiden
tial umoltions , and at Bncc. who is facing
both ways. Morgan and the southern sena
tors nro both rcdhot silver men. The failure
ot the house to pass the Bland bill hast only
iutonslllcd thnlr zeal. Senator Teller re
marked to Sonnlor "Morgan that there were
some dodgers on the republican side that ho
would hko to see smoked out. There Is not ,
however , much disposition nmong tbo repub
licans to dodge. Tlio loader * are ready for
the test on Stewart's motion to take the free
coinage biil from the calendar.
ruHltlun uf Ilia Senators.
The chances of preventing this are much
bettor than of stopping Its passage on a di
rect vote. Some senators who would bo
bound to vote for free coinage are willing to
go on record asulnst bringing It up at present
to tnko precedence over other legislation.
The action of the house In sidetracking the
Bland bill is oil the Justllleatlon they want
on which to go before their free silver con
stituents. It seems probable that not moro
than a bait dozen republican senators , and
thco from the silver states , will support
Stewart's motion , though there may bo as
many as ten of them. Stewart uud Jones
of Nevada , Teller and Wolcott of Colorado ,
Mitchell of Orccon , and Petllgrow of South
Dakota , are said to bo the certain ones , while
tbo silver men have hopes of the Montana
and Idaho senators.
Should the democratic senators provo as
strong against the Stewart motion as ihoy
huvo promised , It cannot bo taken up. Gor
man , Hill , Brice , Palmer and all the dodgers
uro inclined to vote with the republican
majority. Carllslo is the only southern
senator who Is counted on to follow the
same course. Vest of Missouri , n
rampant frco colnaeo supporter , has
been talking against the Stewart
motion , but no ono knows how ho will voto.
It mav require the cuslinc of the vote of
Vice President Morton , but the chances are
thought to be by conservative leaders in the
senate against Stewart carrying his point.
Senator Stanford loaves tomorrow for California
fornia , and it is sum that ho has refused to
secure a pair in favor of frco silver.
1'ENSION Ori'MCn INVESTIGATION.
Commissioner Kaiiiil Kxiiinlncil hy Euloo of
Tennessee , Who Show * Party lllns.
WASHIXOTON , D. C. , March 31. The psn-
sion oillco investigation tooc : a decidedly
political cast today , Mr. Enloo acting as in
quisitor. He questioned Commissioner Raum
as to the examiner in cx-Rapresentutivo
C-jnnon's district in Illinois. Mr. Haum re
plied it was believed the mnn had been in
( luenced by political-motives in conducting
cases. Cannon also had said ho was poltli
cally disagreeable. Enloo then asked If the
bureau was not used for political purposes.
The commissioner said ho never wrote
a letter to the medical board of
examiners , requesting performance of
any political act , but if ho found examiners
using tholr places to aid tbo democratic
party ho would call them in. Ho did not use
the otllco us a machine to down his political
opponents , but \vhnn It carne to assigning
men to duty in the Ueld ho made it a point to
know xholr politics. Ho gave preference to
republicans because this was a republican
administration. Ho denied that moro ap
pointments were made In doubtful districts
just before elections than nt , other times , or
that moro pensions wcro granted in districts
where votes wcro more needed than where
there was not so much need ,
Euloo asked if his olllco did not adjudicate
claims moro rapidly in cloio congrepsslonal
districts than where there was n decided ma
jority ono way or the other. Haum said no ,
and added that it happened that for a num <
bur of yours moro pensions had been allowed
In Indiana than any other state. Ho ac
counted for it by ire fact that Indiana was u
close state and every ono there was working
for the old soldiers. It was a fact that smco
tha meeting of this congress , representa
tives trora Indiana had sent In twice as many
calb for status of claims us members and
senators from Illinois.
Enloo wanted to know how It was tint in
states where there was udomocratlu majority
it was exceedingly difllcult to got u cull an
swered , lot alone * u case udjudlcuied. Com
missioner Kaum replied that calls had aver
aged about 1,000 a day this session and lat
terly had been Increasing so that not moro
than'Jo per cent of thum could bo answered
without stopping the business of deciding
claims , and had ho not stopped the practlco
ho would probably have Issued 7" > , OOJ loss
certificates than hut your.
Asked If the real reason for the co.nmis .
sloner's turning over fi.OOO.OO'J ' to the treas
ury lastsumracr was not because tbo trcas-
ury was reduced to financial straits , Mr.
Haum said he bad had balances reported at
Inn close of the Ibcfil year , aua , as ho
couldn't use them on next , ho called on the
secretary o ( the treasury and Informed him
ho could transfer * . \0 < K,000. ) Tlio secretory
had said ha would ha L'lad if it was done and
tha commissioner gave the necessary diroo
Ilualnt'ks riilluroi of Thrco .Monthi.
Nuw YOIIIC , March 31. Bradstroot's report
of failures for iho quarter ended March 31 ,
shows those totals ror the United States ,
3,207 m against 3,401 in the same
quarter of last year. The aV
sels are 1-17,751,011 as ugalnst ? ! 31S < 11ISS3
In 1801 , whllo tno liabilities nro ? 35,30I,74'J us
against SllUS,781 : in 1831. The western
statoi of the above failures had 010 against
73S in IS'JI , wllh liabllltlua of $7,615,337
ngulnst * l3,8-i-SU7 In 18'Jl and assets $4 , 135-
( Hll against f7,711.73S In 1891. The. northwest
ern states had 287 ugalnst 3UJ failures In 1801 ;
assets , $ l-Ui : > ,4Ul against f,1.ISO,451) ) . and
liabilities $ il'-7,750 ugalnbt f'J.-IUl/jW In IS'JI.
i'Uo Pacillo states had 21:1 agalnst310 failures
in IS'JI ; asset ? , $31-1,018. usainst ? IO.V- )
on and llabilltlei ? l,5' . > ' . ) ,400 against
$ l,78l,9-'i In 18'Jl. Tno territories had llfty-
ono against twenty-eight.failures in IsI ! ) ; as
sets WU1..VA ) against (4I7.350 , and liabilities
07,113 against f 150,475 in 18'Jl.
Cleveland Won This Won.
HOT Si-niNcis , Ark. , March 31 , Cleveland
defeated Chicago In u yory pretty eleven-
inning game thin afternoon. It was hotly
contested throughout and was characterized
l > y very line ball playing on bolh sides. Gum
bert nnd Scurlvor were Iu Ibo polnis for Chi
capo and Davis end O'Connor for Cleveland
Score : Cleveland , 10 ; Chicago , v.
CroH-dliiK Toward the Cheycnno I.aud.
TOI-EKA , Kan. , Murc-h 31. John Sebasllan ,
general passcugcr aqent of the Uock Island
road , passed through Topeka today on his re
turn from El Reno , where he has been taking
care of the traftlu In term u of the Uock Island
preparatory to the oponlng of thoChoycnno
nml Arapahoe lund. Mr. Sebastian says the
Uock Island Is nlrondy crowded with pas-
senpcrs rushing to tbo frontlcs In anticipa
tion of the proclamation of the opening of the
lands , which If ox pec ted to bo made about
the middle ot April.
l'ULT.Oiril > Till ! I'Jt.lllili : 1IKU *
With Her XOKF.IO Atslu tlm Hunk the Golden
CIXCIXKATI , O. , March 31. Shortly after 4
o'clock this afternoon as the atcaraor Colden !
Hulo w.is about leaving the big wbart boat
at the public landing just above Main street ,
and whllo the passengers were saying good
bye to friends , there was n suddnn burst of
sinoko from the hatchway directly under the
stairway at the front of the boat and In n
moment the wildest panic seized passengers ,
friends , roustabouts und all.
Nobody could account for the sudden out
break of the fire , tier for Its rapid spread.
Only tbo maa nearest the stairway -
way was oblo to get down to the
lower deck anil ofenpa to the wharf boat.
All the rest were driven to the roar of the
cabin , where thq-wildost scenes were en
acted , Women shrieked and fain tea and it
required all the couragn ana presence of
mind of the mon to prevent n holocaust.
Lylnc alongside the Rtorn of the Golden
Rule was the Itoy tone State , next to the
wharf boat. To her the passengers ran and
clambered to her uppar dock. Some sprang
to a fuel barge , but the 11 ro wai so fierce
and sudden thai the Keystone State was
compelled to back into the river. Then so'no
bravo , thoughtful men from the shore
caught the stern of the Golden Hulo and
drew her into the wharf boat and thus gave u
mcacs of escape to the few who would
not have got nway otherwise.
But ono unfortunate passenger , Miss Nol-
lln Maloney , who und been visiting friends in
Cincinnati , made u rash attempt to Jump too
soon and fell between the beat und the
The gallant clerk , F. M. Bondusant , who
had delayed too long to got down the stair
way , and after vainly trying to save his
books and money , haa Jumped over iha side
of the steamer into the water and than clambered -
bored on the barge , saw Miss Maloney's body
In the water. Ho Jumped in again and made
a heroic effort to snvo her , but sbo disap
peared under the wha/rf / boot ana was lost.
She has a brother Jo Memphis. Tbo clerk
himself might havo.followed but for tbo as
sistance of the passengers.
So lar as is now known the only loss of II fo
Is that of Miss Nelllo Malonoy.
The great wharf boat , of course , was soou
ablaze from end to end , and all its upper
works were destroyed.
The steamer Fleetwood , lying Just above ,
caught lire at tbo stern and narrowly es
Hut for the factrttjat .it was time for all to
leave tbo wharf nna all had swam up four
steamers instead of otio would have bsan de
Later It Is. feared that Frank Hlloy ,
second mate , and t > evcral roustabouts and
deck hanUs woro'lnst
The Golden Rule , Captain O. P. Shlnkle ,
xvas worth SJO.OOJ } o/8J5OOQ. " She bad a fine
cargo , estimated nt )3,009. Everything was
burned in lojs tw Xn an hour. . The , hul
floated 200'foot and sank. The wharf boat
was filled with merchandise , tie | value of
which could only be guessed at. AU tbo
books of the oftl ca wcro lost.
TI11XK Ullia WAS MU11DE11ED.
Verdict of the Coronor'n Jury In tno lies
'Molncs ' Shooting.
DCS MOIXES. la. , March 31. [ Special Tele
gram to TIIK BIE.J : Some sad and painful
tccnes have been witnessed about the city
hall during the pnstf.vonty-fourhourswhero
tbo inquest into tbo shooting of Mabel
Schwartz by Fred Crafton , her alleged hus
band , was being investigated uy the coroner.
Crafton's former wife , Lizzie Dufford , and
her mother have been present , and the meet
ing between them and Crafton in the jail was
dramatic in the extreme. Today tbo dead
girl's foster fatherv\Vllilam 'A. Schwartz , ar
rived from CbicagoA Mrs. Schwartz was so
prostrated sbo could not como. The grief of
Mr. Schwartz when ho viewed the remains
of his adopted daughter was'almost uncon-
trolublo. Ho told ithe Jury the story of the
Illirht of his daughter with Crafton from
Sioux City the laUor part of January , after
which all trace of her was lost till the news
of the tragedy was.received. The remains
of the girl will bo Ultou to Chicago for
The coroner's Inquest was completed this
afternoon , resulting In a verdict of murder
In the first degree against Fred Crafton ,
James ICavunaugh' , Lew Foley and Ida
Jamicson. The former was held to tbo grand
Jury In bonds of 2,003 and tbo others In the
sura of $ l,00ii. Is'oue have yet been secured.
Injured Ifor I'roijircta.
Sioux CITY , la. , March 31.--Special [ Tele
gram to TUB BIE.I Advices from Washing
ton indicate that Sioux City has bent herself
out of apostolllco building for this year , nl
though tbo last congress madu on npnropria
tion of $250,000. , One-half of this war made
available. A Bite was agreed on , the govern
ment to pay fJl.OOO and tbo citizens $59,000.
But when the government last fall called
lor the titto the Sioux City subscribers
fulled to como to tha front. Thus the matter -
tor has hung , and tjio subscriptions have not
yet been paiu. As .nothing can be done till
tlio title has been \ransferred , the govern
ment Is still waitingNo plans will even bo
drawn and the outlook Is that the appropria
tion cannot be expended this year now under
any circumstances. '
rrnlilhltl.on In Crest ( in
Citngtox , la. , March 81. [ Special Tele-
cram to Tiiu BEF..J Injunctions were issued
today against u bolt dozen of Crcston's sa
loon men ana the c tvners of the buildings
they occupied. Thlhowever > , Is but a rep
otllion of the tactlqs-of former years , There
is not a tingle case t on injunction having
nny mora clTec ( he-o than the prohibitory
law. The saloons ire closed now but they
are usually closod-v hen the grand jury is in
JalW AXIt Tll\J..l\riniE.lKKKH. \
Death for tlio Dyiutmttt-r Itm-achcl's Asso
vlato AnarchiitH Ileveal Things.
PAUIB , March 31-tTho senate has approved
tbo bill imposing tbopenalty of death upon
persons convicted pf using dynamite for
blowing up buildings and other unlawful
The nnarchtatt prisoners who wore con
cerned in the explosions In the Boulevard St.
Germain and at the Lobnur barracks have
made a detailed confession. They say that
Havuchol was concorpod in a murder
and robbery at Mont Brlson , by
which ho realized 30.00Q francs ,
lie gave tha bulk of the money to asso
ciate * in St. K tit u no , drawln sums wbon re
quired for dynamiting purposoi , Havachol
assisted in stealing and burying the- dyna
mite taken from the factory ut Soissy , no
clare the.io informers.
ChuumarUn/esks to bo Imprisoned , as bo
fears assassination if released.
l > tnt I'ralrlu riro 111 Kansas.
NouioV , Kun. , March 81. A. pralrlo flro
has swept over several townships in Norton
county. Hunorcus of fumllloi have lost
everything. William Dunn was burned to
WARRING FOR STATES RIGHTS
Venezuelan Insurgents Do Not Believe in
the Oentralization of Power ,
THEY HOPE TO DEFEAT PALACIO
XriT d I ( ho ( 'ovrritinrnt' * Urrc.it In the
rir t llattlo Contlrmrd Wlinl Ouu or
Crcapo'ri Symputhlzrra KIIJH
South Amcrlc.m Nctvs.
[ Copirfy'ifnl.Why .Tinny rorlin
OAIIAOA" , VnxsxuntA ( via GalvostonTcx. ) ,
March 31. | lly Mcxliwti Cable to the Now
York Herald Special to Tuc Bnu. ] The
greatest excltomout Is reported at all Vcno-
zual.tii ports , which nro tilled with refugees
from this city nnd Interior of country. The
fugitives nro all endeavoring to sccuro passage -
sago out on the steamers.
The Herald's occcount of the first battle be
tween the government troops and the insur
gent forces is conllrmod , which resulted In
the triumph of Pulaeto's army ; but the vic
tory was n dear ono to the government , costIng -
Ing it many lives. Tbo regular troops were
led Into a trap which was skillfully laid oy
300 revolutionists. When Palaclo's mon dis
covered the ruse they wcto In the power of
the enemy. The government troops beat a
ratro.il in quick ordar. Tno number of dead
nnd wouudcd has not been learned.
The national forces withdrew beyond
Valencia to w < tlt further Information from
the states of Lara , Noamoru , Andes and Fal
con , in ofllcinl circlet n strong anti-Amori-
can fcollng Is apparent. Many foreigners
are seeking rufugo in the different consulates.
Some Ofllclul Hiiinori.
Advices have Just been received hero that
additional sKirmlshcs have taken place ba-
twccn the government mm the insurgents ,
nnd that the former has been victorious
all along the lino. The revolutionists nro
said to bo in full ( light on the road leading
from Valencia. General Crespa's forces nro
said to bo completely disorganized and
panic-stricken , and Crospo hlmscltjts reported
to bo llcolng on horseback toward Guanorc.
It must bo remembered that all these
rumors coma from ofllclul sources. Tbo in
surgent forces have a different story to toll.
Among the many persons who have tem
porarily loft Venezuela is a wealthy Caracas
planter , who Is a staunch f rlond of the in-
suigent cause. Just bcforo his dc-
pnrturo ho spoke to mo very freely
on the state of affairs in the
republic. Ho said that his only object in
leaving the country was to tnko his family
out of danger. Ho will accompany them ns
far ns Panama and secure their safe conduct
into Peru , where tboy will remain until the
revolution Is over.
What an Jnsiirgrnt Snyi.
Ho told me that the struggle might last for
six months , as the government and the revo
lutionists wcro both well supplied with funds
and arms. So convinced was bo of ihe
ultimate triumph ot Iho insurgent ; ) '
that he announced his intention of
returning to Venezuela as soon ns ho
parted from his family. Ho will
attempt to pass tno lines and Join General
Crospo In Iho interior.
Guzman Blanco , ho told me , has no connec
tion with the revolt , nor could ho Have , for
the uprising against Palaclo is on the same
grounds as the movement which led to the ex
pulsion of Blanco , viz. : attempting to maintain
n dictatorship , suppression of free expres
sion of the people's will and Intimidation of
htsoutspokcn ; critics. The question at stake ,
bo added , is purely ono of state sovereignty ,
or centralization. In October last Palaclo
conceived the idea of upsetting the pres
ent federal constitution and of forming
all the Venezuoloan states Into u centralized
republic , such as President Nunez has
brought about In Colombia. The adminis
tration went bofo'-o the pcoplo'on that Issue ,
but despite Its most strenuous efforts mot
with powerful opposition overywhoro. An
opposition party was formed to checkmate
Palaeio's plans. Dr. Rojas Paul , whom Pu-
lacio bad banished , was called from abroad to
nitsumo the direction of the campaign. Ho
was thereupon nqaln banished. This act-
only served to inflame the opposition and
aroused the other tcdcrallst loaders to greater
exertions. The nationals , ns Palacio's party
Is called , were badly defeated in the last con
gressional election. The legislatures of only
Ihree states aprecd to support the ofllcinl
propaganda. Then followed a government
decree suspending the presidential election
because of its Illegality. Attempts to prevent -
vent tbo organization of the houses of con
gress followed , and this was tbo immediate
cause of the revolt , which burst forth with
great suddenness , nnd the first battle was
fought soou afterwards near ( -arsons.
Ciexpo Well Supported.
If General Crcspo's soldiers bud boon bet
tor armed nt that lima , my informant added ,
the Insurgents' partial victory over the gov
ernment in that cngacomnnt could have
been followed up by Crespo's advance upon
iho capital , which ho would In all probabil
ity have captured. Over half of Orcspo's
men , however , carried only machetes.
The others bad scarcely a dozen round * of
ammunition. It was deemed bcsr , therefore , to
withdraw in the direction of Valencia , so ns
to bo nearer the base of suppllo * . Arms
and ammunition have recently been sent
over from Curocua , and in spite of tbo gav-
onimenVs guard along tbo comt ,
have " " been safely landed and
nut in the hands of the
Insurgents , who , now that they are all wall
armed , will make u much moro determined
The planter , in conclusion , predicted that
by the middle of April the luderalisti to the
number of from 10,000 to SO.OOU , all fully
nrmcd , would begin their advance upon
From the Ontildc.
LUUNII.I.A , Colombia ( via Galveston ,
Tex. ) , March 31. [ Uy Mexican Cnblo to the
Now York Herald Special to TUB BEB.J
Private advlcoa from Bogota received at
Carthugcna con linn the reports of a wide
spread revolutionary uprising In Venezuela ,
Telegrams from Pamplona nunounco that
many Venezuelans who have long been res
ident ! * of Colombia are ruturnmg to the
former country to Join General Crespo.
Public sympathy hero nnd nt Bogota Is
mostly favorable to the revolutionists , owing
to Palacio's well known antipathy to Colom
bia , and his unaccountable failure to notify
It of the acceptance of Crlstluu's award in
tbo boundary question ,
Scnor Jose Maria Barrios , tbo Vene
zuelan consul at Colon , discredits tbo
current revolutionary stories and says
that ho has ofliclnl reassurances
of tha government's success. Ho docs not
believe that Guzeman Blanco is at all impli
cated In thu revolt , nnd thinks that the ox
cltoment will soon bn at an end , Ho says
that Palacio has a &il ! treasury und enjoys
the conlldenco of a great majority ot his
ItlOUK M'UJIKKUY SCANDAL.
Consul nt Vuljiarnlno Clmrgcd with Anshtl-
lug u Smuggler In Trade.
[ Copvrl'jMtil 1K > 1 by J > inci Gordon * lemit.l !
VAi.rAHAiso , Chill ( via ( Jalveston , Tox. ) ,
March 31. ( By Mexican Cable to the New
York Herald Special to TJIB BKE.J During
last August , W. S. Stern obtained a permit
through American Consul McCrocry to Miip
north contraband goods actually belonging to
the Italian linn of.anelll Bros. It was al
leged that the contraband stuff was the prop
* * ty of Stern , as an American citizen. Xs.il
nclll Bros. ' books show , however , that fi. 000
was paid to Consul McCrcery for his services
In the matter.
1 saw Stern today. Ho Moga that Zan
clll IJroi. employed him and that Consul Me
Crncry guvo him a permit after the goodi
had Uocn shlppscl. HoaulUorued his coun se
to rocoh'0 the tnonoy and U wii jSld over to
McCrecry. The ttniniictlon ivf \ < ily to ho
Judicially Investigated horo. Ti Ajcldont Is
generally regarded as placing -Ipsiil In n
peculiar light. is 1
I asked McCreory toilty wlirftsyianallon
ho bail to offer. Ho said that y f btatticd
the permit for Stcri. to ship thn * His and
tlnnUs ho received tbo inonoy oil oiiut of
Stern , who went to Santiago , bun U over
the same. Mr. McCroory donlcl olvlng
monov for hi * services in rnlatlo ox-
elmtiffo transactions. Ho says thntt llcves
that ho has a rlghl lo buy and sol II * ot
exchange. Consular In * ( ructions d t for
bid other than morcanlllo transactions ,
Tlieso attacks upon und charges
a ! iinst the consul are rendering him
very unpopular nmong the residents
of Valparaiso. The fact of Stern , nn
American citizen , acting as n
shipper of contraband goods and of United
States oftlclals obtaining permits for him ,
knowing llils to bo tha case , U considered
ahead of neutrality observances. During the
coursuof shipment the permit was revoked
by order of Bnlmnccdii's government. It be
coming known that the goods really belonged
to the Itnllnn llrni , but Stern Insisted nnd
Minister Kgnn obtained permission for Iho
loading to go on.
Avnr.9 , Argentina ( via Gahvston ,
Tex. ) , March 31. | By Mexican Cable to the
Nuw York Herald Special to Tun
Uui.J : Balmaceda's mother has crossed the
Andes on her way to Mcndoz , where sbo will
visit her other sous , who nro in that city. It
Is oxpectcd that within two months there
will be n largo uuthorlDg ot exiles In Huonos
A fusion of Saenz Pena's party nnd the
radicals has taken place under the name of
Advices from Montevideo state that the
Lazaretto on Plores island Is crowded with
passengers for Uruguay. They nro torn-
pornriiv detained on steamers.
Rio JANCIHO , Brazil ( via Golvoslnn , Tex ) ,
March 31. [ By Mexican Cable to the Now
Yorit Herald Special to Tin : Br.n.l A now
political organization has been established
hero. Its members call themselves federal
republicans. Their purpose is to oppose the
present military domination.
OVIl l.ATKST II. IH M.ICIIIXK.
Dutiillrd Description nl' Ihn ( Sri'iit Cruiser
ItnlplKh , l.iiiinrhrd Vr trrdny.
Nouroi.K , Vn. , March 31. The cruiser
Raleigh was successfully munched nt the
navy yards at nooo. The Raleigh Is tha first
steel ship over built In the Norfolk navy
yard. She baa been known ns cruiser No. S ,
is of 8.030 tons displacement , she is of steel
and has twin' screws , has heavy protective
docus , great speed , and heavy batteries of
mold tire guns ; she has poop a'ml forecastle
decks with nn open pun deck between. Her
length on lead line is : ! DO feet , oxlrcmo
breadth -T2 feet , nnd menu draught IS feet.
Thu Raleigh has 10 , OLIO Indicated hor.'C-poxvcr
and has a speed of nineteen knots. The en
gines are triple expansion , verticil , inverted
and direct acting , the common stroke being
thirty-five inches. The condensers have each
TOO leot of cooling surface. There uro lour
boilers which arc double-ended nnd two
sincle-ondou ones , placed iu four water
tight compartments. The working pressure
U 100 pounds. The bunker capacity lor the
coal supply is 530 tens.
The vertical keel is thirty-six inches deep ,
or seventeen nnd one-half pound plate , with
3x3 inchc ? seven pound ansles on the upper
edge , nnd 3.f.x3 , ' inches eight pounds on iho
loworodgo ; iho inner Hat keel plalo Is fif
teen pounds , and the outer twenty pounds.
The bottom plating Is llftcon pounds from
the keel to the main deck , iho sheer stroke
being in two thicknesses of fifteen pounds
each. Ou tba hammock berthing it is ton
pounds , ' nnd on tbo side * of poou and fore
castle U U twelve and one-half pounds per
There is a doutilo bottom in the wako of
the machinery space of twelve mid one-half
pound plating , except plato on the top of
vertical keel , the margins stroke , of which
uro fifteen pounds.
Solid plates lightened by holes nro substi
tuted for the brackets wlioro. special strength
is required. The solid water-light frames
arc of plate , ten pounds per foot.
The center line bulkucnu extends through
out the machinery space.
The protective deck slopes at the sides in
two slopes of twonty-twojind thirty-nine de
grees. The main battcr.v conslsts of ono six-
inch nnd ten four-Inch ranld lira breech-
loading rifles on center pivot mounts , pro
tected by thick stool shields worked ns port
of tbo hull or made fast lo the carriages.
The second battery consists of two six-
pounders , two thrcc-pounuerx , ono one-
pounder , and two thirty-seven mm R. C.
There are six torpedo lubes with openings
about four feet , nbovo the wr.tor , worked
from Iho berth deck , llxud forward and aft ,
four of which are training tubes , and are
placed nt the sides of tbo forward and after
berth decks. The tubes are of tbo Ho well
pattern , using gunpowder impulse , n device
much superior lo the hydraulic or puoumatio
telescope rammer sometimes utcu.
An oxhau t system of ventilation is pro
vided , worked by powerful blowers , and
pipes are led down from tbo upper deck for
bupplying fresh nir. Special pipes lead the
gases of the coal bunkers into the chimneys.
A tire main extends along tbo berth decks ,
with stand pipes to the cun , poop , and foro-
Ciisllo docks' the steam and hand pumps uro
connected with this main. There are suit
water pumps for supplying the officers'
closets , galley , etc. , and Ircsh water pumps
to deliver to tha galley and for the daily sup
ply of tanks , etc. The rig it that of n two-
masted schooner , spreading 7.MO ! oquaro feet
of canvas. Tha mast , 3 have burbcllo galler
ies for machine guns , Jmt blow the topi.
Thu boats are all Kioivod inboard , out of
the line of the lire of the guns , on skid
In addition to the lights furnished by
numerous hatches , ports und side lights
there U an inslallallon of electric lights.
The plant consists of two engines uud two
dynamos , so arranged that either dvnnmo
can bo connected tvltb any or all of the In
candescent or 'nro light circuits. Three
search light projectors of the Mungln typ'j
are provided directly aft. biulcr tno poop
deck is placed tha cuptaln's after cibln ,
handsomely furnished , which has transomi
well lighted bv gun posts und side llghti ,
On the berth deck aft is u room for the
cabin stores. Forward of tboso ara ton
wardrooms opening Into a passage , The
forward uorth deck , with the exception of
Iho paymaster's ofllco , dispensary and prison ,
Is given up to the crow. Hero arc also loratnd
the galley , craws' closets , the lea machine
and refrigerating room for carrying mea's ,
A most complete system of dralnago U pro
vided by which the total power of tha steam
nnd circulating pumps can ba concentrated
on any main or intermediate department ,
There U a constant btrnam of water kept cir
culating through the trough of tbo sournen's
closcti. keeping thorn very clean , etc. The
Ralcluh Is the llrst cruiser of the now navy
which has been launched from a government
yard. Thu plans wcro comiilatca In 18SO , and
iho amount appropriated for her was
Ho I. < ' HL.pa und Puimina Stork ,
Nr.w YOIIK , March 31. Lawyer ICdtnund
Hcurstel today began his examination of f >
number ot American capitalists In regard to
the transfer by Count Ferdinand do Lei-
sep3 to tbo Universal Inter Ocean Panama
Canal company of ( IS , Ml Sharon of Ihe 1'an-
aina railway slock , at SiiB.W a bbnro , when
tha vnluoof each share wus not moro than
10J , About twenty-live witnesses will ba
xamlncd , and it is expected that the Inquiry
will lust n week or moro. All tbo examina
tions will bo strictly prlvuto. The witnesses
who testified today were Goortfo W. Ely , tec-
rotary of the stock exchange ; Charles C.
Krancklyn , A. V , Merquand , C. T. Luverlch
and the secretary of Ibo United States Trust
company , _
Htrauuhlji Arrivals ,
At Baltimore Carthaginian , from Liver
At London Sighted Greece , Rugla and
Brlttauif , for Now York.
At Now York German ! ? , from Liverpool ;
Bohemia , from Hamburg.
Ntumlurd OH Stock fnirruird.
NEW YOIIK , March 31. The Standard Oil
company has Increased its capital stock from
13,000,000 to 17,000,000.
rvrr AATP \ fp VTT PAAT
C1CLONE Al MLSON
Nuckolls' County Seat the Scene of a Tor *
ribly Dostruotivo Storm ,
NO ONE VMS KILLED IN THE WRECK
Several Persjns Bally : Injured but No ,
Loss of Lifo Occurred ,
MANY BUILDINGS UNROOFED BY WIND
Thousands of Dollars Damage Inflicted to
Property in the Oily.
DETAILS OF A DOUBLE BARRELED STORM
Trrrllilo Hull rollinrod by it Cyclone- .
Collni-H Sought for Safety llnw tlio
I'cnplo I'aroil I.Ut or Hum-
NEI.SO.V , Nob. , March 31. [ Special Telegram -
gram to Tnr. Hnc.J Where housc.i enclosed
happy homes In Nelson this afternoon to
night are only cellars , foundations und scut *
terej debris to mark their sites.
A terrible cyclone strucK the town nt sup
per time ; to ba exact , at lit teen minutes
after fl. This scetlos of NobrasKn never ox-
porlonccd anything like It In intensity and
dcstrucllvrmcss. At this writing no ade
quate not oven tin approximate estimate
of the ruin wroueht can bo made up , bub
$100,000 will not put Nelson where she stood
as she was at 0 o'clock this evening.
Coming Storm Promised.
The nfternoon had boon silll and sultry ,
nn air of suppression aud oppression sur
rounded the town. Thou cama n fluttering
of things. The wind rose In Illful gusts ,
which succeeded each other rapidly nnd
moro rapidly till a steady breeze was
blowing. It came from the southwest ana
increased to half a gale. Pcoplo made up
their minds for a storm. The wind , getting
higher momentarily , had a strange , uncom
mon steadiness about it. It will rain , said'
somo. Just nt 0 o'clock there came the most
terrifying hall storm experienced In Ihcso
pans for years. People rushed Indoors ,
while wllhout tho-hnilstoncs bounded from
the sidewalk , spattered In the gullcrod ronU
and rattled on the window panes Hko small
shot ou sheet iron.
This lasted for four or five minutes , and
then tbo storm passed. Pcoplo looked out
again and smlloj. Yet there was still some- -
Ihine moro lo follow. It came. A cry was
heard and then every eye was turned lo ward
the southwest. Tbcro it was ; there was no
mistaking It a cyclone. f
.Su ; > tlio .Monster Coming.
Ten miles away it could bo descried , cir
cling forward on its deadly way. It exerted
a kind of fascination for a minute that ban i/
ished sense of danger. Then the spell was
broken and a rush was made for safety. It J
was found in the cellars of the houses nnd , * *
stores. -RI.- ;
That great southwest wind lioro it along
with fearful , ever iucreaiing velocity. It.
passed over Nelfon. No , rather It a wo- fr
through it , cutting a wldo swath of doi it > vV
tion nnd deslruction. V.
A first , and hurried loolt along Iho , . . . . . . - .
Iho cyclone reveals a lerrlblo slnlo of nffal/l /
Nearly all iho bouses had been unroofed , and.
these that had not bad boon lifted bodily
from their foundations , carried some ills-
tanco and mashed to kindling wood.
Wonderful Ksciipo from Duiith.
Ono inslancn : The half of one house , bo- '
looping to Mr. Popa and occupied by him.
was torn up and carried , with its contcp j
Mrs. Pope and Uvo children , In the nrmi _ J
the cyclone for nearly ouo-cichth of a mlK
Fortunately , miraoulouslypM .1' Pope one
her little ones escaped uninjured. .
- * v\ * *
Ilulldllicrt' UiiimiKUiI , All
The buildings , so far as can bo learned nt
this hour , which suffered the most damage ,
are the Flrut National bank , brick , which
was unrooted ; Iho Opera block , threo-story
brick , unroofed and badly damaged ; the
Union block , brick , unroofed uud southwest
side torn off.
The Arlington hotel was unroofed ; the
now school house , which was completed nt
the beginning of Iho year nt a cost of $18,000 ,
was almost destroyed. The Presbyterian
church was badly wrecked.
A largo number of residences were com
pletely destroyed , nmong which wuro these
of Miss Mary Bray man , Dr. ,1. H. UiiDlng-
ton , .1 , M. Gammil , John Eaton , Henry 1'opo ,
H. H. Williams , D. I. McIIenry , W. I. Tcm-
pleton , T. W. Cole , I. G. Foter , Hobort
Greenwood and Thomas iNlchols ,
Tboso buildings were completely dcstroym ) ,
there being nothing loft to show whnro thojr
had stood excepting tholr collars and founda
Two Women Were Hurt.
Miss Mary Braymau , assistant , principal of
the Nelson High school , Is the only ono
known to buvo been seriously hurt. As tha
storm was approaching she toolc refuge Iu
tbu collar ot her house , and , thinking the
worst wai over , she o.imo up. Before she
could got back the storm completely demol
ished her house and burled nor in the debris ,
badly bruising her , breaking bar log aud sev
It is learned that Mr. John Eaton was seri
ously Injured ,
Most of the buildings were Insured only ,
against tire und the lost to owncn willb
nlmost total. Your correspondent has a
yet boon unable to learn anything curtain as
to damage done in the surrounding country.
Later It Is learned that the Hock Island
round house was wracked.
Lincoln Wan I'xcltvd ,
LINCOLN , Neb , , March 31. [ Special Tclo-
gram to TUB Bur. | Intenseexcitementpre
vails on the streets of Lincoln over tele
gram Just received from NeUon , Nob. ,
to the effect that a lorrillo cy
clone has Just pasted over tbat town
and is coming In this direction. Police are
going from store to stare and from lipuso to
house warning pcoplo of Impsnding danger.
JCNBts CITY , Mo. , March 31. A scvcro
wind storm passed over a portion of Kausa1
this evening at about 7 o'clock. Details ara ,
meager , but It Is known that considerably
damage was dono.
Tbo storm seems to have first taken on tba
character of a cyclone near Lyons , when it
passed northwest of that town and did ,
lltllodamugo to buildlugJ , but attained euf-
[ COXTINUEU TO TUIUO
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