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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE.
ESTABLISHED JUNE 1 ! ) , 1871 , OMAHA , SATURDAY MORNING , JULY 21 , 189'1-TWELVE PAGES. SINGLE COPY riVE CENTS.
STOOD BY CLEVELAND
New York's ' Senior Senator and tbo Presi
dent at Last Find Common Ground ,
CAN AGREE ON FREE RAW MATERIALS
Mildly Criticises the President's Position
on the Sugar Schedule.
VEST STRIKES OUT RIGHT AND LEFT
Eajs Ho Was a Tariff Hoformer Before
Cleveland's ' Public Career Commenced
WILL BE THE SENATE BILL OR NOTHING
Bcnnto Adjourned Until Monday to ( Hie. the
AU'inlium an Opportunity to Itctoicr
Ihclr .Mental INjiilllhrlum Alter
the Shaking Ui of the Ucvk.
WASHINGTON , July 20. Today was one
of dramatic Interest In the senate , for the
Into ot the tarlfl bill of 1891 depended upon
the course pursued In the upper branch cf
congress. The friends of the tariff bill
wore anxious faces , and more than once dur
ing the day felt the very danger point had
The enemies of the bill at times believed
they would bo able to defeat It. When ad
journment came the situation was still per
plexing. The senate proceedings proper
were of a peculiar nature In that the de
bute waa carried on entirely by the demo
crats , save a brief speech by Senator Sher
man mid a ( iticstlcn by Senator Aldrleh.
The principal speeches of the day were those
of Senators Hill and Vest , though others
contributed to the Interest of the occasion.
Senator Hill's position , endorsing the presi
dent In emphatic terms , \vas one of the
most conspicuous Incidents of the day.
Senator Vest took occasion to talk In plain
terms In defense of the right of the senate
flnd house to manage Its conference without
executive Interference. Ills criticism of
the president's course and the action of
Mr. Wilson was more severe than was ex
pected , llo spoke for the nuance committee
and the position ot the senate.
The action of Senator Vllas In preceding
Ills speech w 1th a motion to strike out the one-
eighth differential on sugni was an additional
hensation of a scnsatlcnnl day , from the
fact that It was probable the motion would
carry. It caused consternation until It was
found the motion may be dcclaicd out of
order. The statements of Senator Smith
and Senator Rlanclmrd were Important , indi
cating n change In the sugar schedule might
mean the loss of their votes. Sena
tor Dlanchard stated decidedly he would
not vote for the bill If this change \us
Senator Gray's vigorous speech was en
livened by n brisk colloquy with Senator
Hill. The exciting day's proceedings chsed
with an ainrmntlvo motion to adjouin over
HELD A WATCH ON THE CHAPLAIN.
Senator Blackburn of Kentucky , In a pink
negligee shirt , stcod watch In hand whllo
the chaplain delivered his Invocation , lookIng -
Ing like a. Judge In the Kentucky derby.
The conservative democrats , Mr. Brlce In
nn Immaculate suit of white flannel , Mr.
Gorman In a sedate suit of blue , and Mr
Smith In a long black frock coat , sat
grouped together on the democratic side.
Mr. Hill , bitting far back , chatted merrily
\\lth General Dan Sickles , the one-legged
veteran of Gettysburg. Senators Sherman ,
Aldrleh , Allison , Halo and Chandler , the
leaders on the republican side , appeared
amused at the storm which threatened
across the political aisle. The preliminary
routine business was transacted in a per
Senator Voorhccs , the tall sycamore of the
Wabash , chairman ot the finance committee ,
arose and called up the conference report of
the tariff bill. Without a word of explana
tion he yielded the Moor to Senator Smith of
Now Jersey , who arose and read a carefully
prepared speech. Ho had hoped , ho said ,
when the bill passed the senate two weeks
ngo , that It had been perfected. Hut the
events of the last twenty-four hours had
confronted the democratic party with the
possibility of the failure of all tariff legisla
tion at this session. If bo , the responsibil
ity must bo placed where It belonged.
Ho criticised the president for "violating"
the principles of his party In attempting to
Interfere with the prerogatives of the legis
lative branch of the government , but de
clared ho should never bo Intimidated by
threats from the president or the utterances
of his party associates at the other end of
the capltol who had been so uproariously
nppliudcd. Ho called attention to the differ
ences between the situation In the house and
Ho reviewed the events In the house which
culminated In the pa&sago of a bill with the
loss of seventeen democratic votes In that
body. In the senate nil Is changed. A
full democratic vote was needed to pass a
bill If It was to be passed as a party meas
ure and the members of tlu finance commit
tee went heroically to work to harmonize
the differences existing In the democratic
Bldo. They had accomplished that purpose.
to their everlasting credit , be It said. He
had been ono of those who stood out for con
cessions In the Interests of his constitu
ents. Ho made no concealment of his posi
tion then and made none now.
He proceeded to deliver a glowing eulogy
of the tariff bill as It passed the senate ,
which , nnlIKo the house bill , ho declared ,
ct i tallied no menace to the Industries of
the country and had not been framed by
men from span > cly settled districts who
Knew nothing of the great commercial dis
tricts ot tha United States.
He asserted that the trainers ot the house
bill and a large proportion of the democratic
party were not tariff reformers , they were
frco traders .
DIDN'T GUT ALL ASKED.
The president , In his letter accepting the
renomlnatlon , bad favored not frco but freer
raw materials. He proceeded to point out
the reductions that the scnato bill made on
coal , Iron and lead ore and detailed at length
the reduction on other schedules. Then the
uptaker touched on sugar. A majority of
eighty-three In the house had enabled that
body , ho said , to rldo rough shod over the
wishes of the representatives of the sugar
producing stairs , and In the face ot the
president's protest the chnlrmin of the ways
mid means committee proposed to place
sugar , raw and refined , on the frco list In u
He then devoted some time to an exposi
tion ot the situation with reference to sugar ,
raw and refined , contending that the pro
posed reduction In the senate bill was ono
of the biggest made la any schedule , From
statistics obtained at the Trcasuiy depart
ment ho maintained the enactment of thn
senate bill would reduce tarl" taxation JITH , .
000,000. He bad voted for the bill with the
Income tax Incorporated with great rcluct-
nnco ami with the distinct * understanding
that ho was not willing to vote for a bill
by which a single Industry should bo stricken
iloun or the resumption of a single Industry
piovclitcd. Ho had asked for greater concea-
tlns for his conatltuentB than ho had re
ceived from the llnanca committee.
"So fir I am concerned and I think I
speak alto for several of my colleagues
there has not been the slightest change In
my position , " sold Mr. Smith. "It has been
charged wo are not sincere In our advocacy
of the senate bill ; that we have made It
for trading purposes , nnd that those of us
who oppose the Wilson bill would rush Into
line at the I1r.it crnck of the whip. I did
not suppose any person familiar with the
character of this body would bo misled by
n notion so puerile. Hut It Is evident from
the attitude of our colleagues In the house
that either they don't believe wo meant
what we said or they arc willing to Invite
the defeat ot tariff legislation. If the for
mer , I have only to say they have mistaken
their men. If the latter , thry must answer
to the people for the defeat of a bill which
should nnd I believe would satisfy all reason
able expectations. "
HILL STANDS UP FOR CLEVELAND.
Mr. Hill said : "A theory as well as a con
dition now confronts us. The theory of the
democratic pirty Is that In the enactment of
tariff legislation frco raw matrclals should
always be an essential and conspicuous cle
ment. It Is our creed that the materials
which enter Into our manufactures should be
freed from the burden of tariff taxation The
best Interests of the manufacturers as well
as the consumers of the land command the
recognition of this w se d sc Im n itlo i. We .ire
committed to this side of the question and
we cannot retreat and we cannot retract.
We are honorably bound to redeem our prn-
feslons and promises. Justice , pooJ faith anJ
a decent regard for public sentiment , all re
quire this course.
"Until recently I had supposed that there
was no dispute upon this question of prin
ciple , but that every democrat wa < willing
to concede that If there was one thing more
than another to which the democratic party
was comm.tted It was the doctrine of ab-
solme free raw materials. The true and
honest construction cf every democratic na
tional platform for twelve years past Irre
vocably commits us to this just and rea on-
ablc prln Iplo. "
Mr. Hill read the democratic national
platform ot ISO. , and continued
"To repeal the McKltilsy liw In form
simply ; to re-enact It In effect Is keep tig
this pr mlse to the Utter , but breaking It
In spirit. The platform pointed with pilde
to and deliberately approved the measures
for free iron ore , free lead ore , free coal
and free wool , which were pending In con
gress at the t me of the convention then
The democratic doctrine Ii so plain and
clear that he who rims may read. If any
democratic orator In any part of the coun
try , forgetting the interests of the whole
land and subserving the supposed Interests
of a locality , promised the people of any
state or section that there would b3 any ex
ception made to the enforcement of the
general principle of free raw materials when
the democrat * should obtain power , he ox
cecded his author ty and misinterpreted our
HAW MATERIALS MUST HE FREE.
"It Is said by some In justification of , or
In excuse for their present action , that the
president's letter of acceptance In 1S12 mo II-
fled the extreme demands of our platform
It Is true that some portions of his letter
may tend to Itsnr that construction. It was
that bold , explicit declaration In favor of
the platform which his party had a right to
expect , but was regarded by many as cau
tious and conservative , but whether this crit
icism Is or Is not we.I founded , the fact re
mains that lie had no power or authority
to change or alter one llnror sentence or
provision of thu national platfoirn which
had been deliberately adopted by the na
tional convention , duly assembled No pres
ident can be above his party ; no president
can dictate to his pirty ; no president can
change his party platform.
"Hut no matter what Idea It may be
claimed was Intended to bo conveyed In his
letter nf acceptance. In mitigation or modifi
cation of the platform , there can bo no
doubt as to the president's position at this
time upon this essential principle of frco
raw materials. Lot me read from that
remarkable letter of the president's which
was yesterday submitted to the house of
representatives. It expresses better than I
can hope to do the true , sound and logical
position of the democratic party upon this
After reading extracts from this letter
Mr. Hill continued : "Mr. President : I ap
prove every word that I have quoted. It is
an honest and manly statement of the true
attitude which the party should atsumo In
"I am not required to defend the pio-
prlcty or wisdom of the piomulgatlon of this
let er nt this peculiar time. It may have
been Indiscreet , It may operate as a fire
brand to spread the flame of discord already
kindled among party friends , honestly differ
ing , , as 1 am disposed to concede , upon ques
tions of public and parl > policy. It was a
time for diplomacy , statesmanship and con
ciliation , i.uhcr than recrimination , denun
ciation and arraignment. Hut aside from
the question of Its mere expediency , I am
hero to defend the president's letter Insofar
as It demands that the party shall not be led
astray Into the violation of democratic
pledges and principles.
NOW IS THE TIME TO YIELD.
"Upon the question of free raw materials
the president Is right and jou Know It. You
cannot answer his arguments. You cannot
successfully dispute his propositions. You
cai not doubt his sincerity and patriotism.
You must yield In the end to his views.
You cannot stand up against tha sentiment
of the great democratic masses of the coun
try which will rally around the president
in his contest with you upon this particular
branch of the subject.
"The tlmo to > leld Is now , before therj
Is further humiliation , cmbanasMiient and
"Mr. President , having demonstrated
that the true democratic theory ot revenue
icform requires that free raw materials
should bo Its distinguishing feature , let us
next Inqulio what Is the condition which
now confronts us.
"Tho bill which passed the senate violates
this democratic principle when It reduces
the duty on Iron , lead and some other raw
materials from those Imposed under the Mc-
Klnley law , and In that icspcct Is commendable
mendableIt nevertheless Imp > sen some
duties thereon , and thereby falls to redeem
our pledges. It Is not a question of the
amount of duties which may bo Imposed , a
question of principle Is Involved , and a single
penny's duty violates our promises and places
us In a falsa position. As the president well
says , there can be no compromise on n mat
ter of this character , In which an evil prin
ciple Is at stake.
"The house of representatives , fresh from
the people , which represents moro distinctly
and peculiarly than wo do the taxing power
of the people , repudiates our bill and a
democratic president has emphasized that
repudiation , and the condition which con
fronts us Is ono of extreme embarrassment.
Shall wo retreat or advance ? Shall we
surrender to the house while we can do so
honorably or shall we wait until wo arc
driven to It ?
CLEVELAND'S POSITION CLEAR.
"In the light of the letter of the president
the house cannot honorably retreat. It has
no alternative except to Insist upon UH bill
wherein It provides for free raw materials.
The president cannot approve the senate
bill after what ho has said In
this remarkable letter. He arraigns
the senate and Intimates that
the enactment ot the senate bill means
'party perfidy and party d Bhonor. ' These
are strong words which the president of
the United States would not use touard a
measure which he never expected after
ward i to approve ,
"This letter , unusual and unprecedented
In Its character and method ot promulga
tion though It may be , nevertheless clearly
foreshadows a veto ot the senate bill oven
If the house should finally concur In our
amendments. What person would expect
the president to approve the lenatc b II
after Its vigorous and scathing denunciation-
contained In his letter ? You would think
less of him for his glaring Inconsistency.
"No , this letter Is significant. It Is a
bold , vigorous even If Imprudent letter. It
means war to the knife against the senate
bill ; It justifies much that has been said
against the senate bill during all the last
three months' ; It means that It can never
receive executive approval ; It means that the
senate cannot bo permitted to ubindon or
surrender the great underlying principles for
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HUNDRED PEOPLE DROWNED
Tlicne Koportcil to Uavo Been Drowned Wcro
Pilgrims on a Holy Mission ,
SINKING OF A RUSSIAN STEAMSHIP
Parln Placarded \rlth Anarchistic Orders In
Annihilate tha llnurceolur Viehillits
Cull on the 1'eopln ( o Orcaiilzu
for u ICetolutlmi.
BERLIN , July 20.-The VosslHche
today states that n steamer 1ms been sunk
off Stcrlltnnnka , province of Oofn , Ilussln ,
nnd Hint 100 persons were drowned.
The people said to have been drowned
NOHIHCA SCOUTS A SU CIISS.
Vliigne'r'n Son I'mlxcs Hrr ItvndorliiR of
iisa : In Lohengrin ,
BAYREUTH , July 20. "Lohengrin" was
performed today with splendid success. It was
the first time the opera had ever been given
at Bayreuth , and the production was a bril
liant cne In every respect. The mounting
of the opera cost 5,000 , and the costumes
and armor used were of the style of the
tenth century , Instead of that of the thir
teenth , as customary. These changes and
the staging were warmly admired by the
audience , nnd the finished rendering of the
various parts of the opera was highly
pro nod. KelU Mottle of Carlsruhe was the
conductor and Mine. Lllllsn Nordlca made
her debut In ILljrcuth as El a. Her suc
cess was most decided , and she was greeted
wilh a storm of applause at the end of each
act In which she appeared. Miss Marie
Brema. an English debutante , appeared In
the role of Aurtiude and Hcrr Gau er of
Carlsrhuo In that of Lohengrin After the
performance Wagner's son , Slegfrld , spoke
In high praise ot Mine. Nordlca's Elsa.
INDIANS Alt . VI.IIV WAUl.IKi : .
War of KxtcM-niln itlon IX\ippp \ | < l In the .Mon-
iiil | o Torrltorv.
MANAGUA , July 20.- People returning
from the Mosquito coast report that the re
gion Is In a state bordering upon anarchy
The Indians nro wai like and dctennlnfd to
assert their rights , further blooJshed Is ex
pected at any moment , and It may only end
when the Ntcaraguans or Indians are ex
terminated Foreigners are greatly endan
gered. Minister Costing says the reports
fiom the Mosqullo country arc .much "xog-
gerated. He Is hastening Ms departure for
Blueficlds. He denies that he has asked
leave of absence from his government.
President Iglcslas of Costa Rica has goir
home , taking with him a protocol of a set
tlement of all the difficulties pending between
Costu Rica and Nicaragua , which Is con
sidered honorable for both countries , each
country making concessions.
citisrrs ASSASSI >
Paoll Ccn I xplalna llou- the Working
CI.IHSPS Can HP Mudtt I"rpp
ROME , July 20. Paoll L. Gca , Known to
his associates as "Marat" the anarchist , who ,
June 1G , attempted to take the life of
Premier Crlspl , was today tried , convicted
and sentenced to twenty years solitary con
finement. The prisoner was examined from
the bench , and said ho had not acted from
motives of personal hatred , but as a bolemn
protest against the system of government.
The working people would not be free until
a labor federation was secured , frontiers
were abolished and wars were prevented.
Ho aimed at Crlspl , who represented the
state , and was not sorry for what he had
done. When sentence was pronounced he
called for cheers , for anarchy.
MIMSTKItS THKOWX INTO JAIL.
New Sultan of Morooeci Deals Summarily
FEZ , July 20. Mohammed Zlbdl , minis
ter of finance , has been thrown Into prison.
It ! ! not known what offense he Is charged
with. Hnjamanll , the former grand vizier ,
and his brother recently minister of war.
and the two other ex-court officials who
were arrested on Tuesday have been sum
marily tried nnd found guilty of high treason.
They were charged with plotting the murder
of the new sultan and his grand vizier. The
Inhabitants of Fez nro loyal to the new
ruler. It Is reported that Sid Mohammed
Ehger has been sent to Mogador In chains.
KHALIFA Altitun IS SUSPICIOUS.
ItiilorA In the Somliin Are Living at n High
Stall ) of Tension.
MASSOWAH , July 20. Caravans arriving
from Kassala bring word that the position of
the Khalifa Abdul is precarious. He sus
pects everybody about him of treachery , and
has Increased his bodyguards. He has Imposed -
posed frchh taxes upon the people In order
to support the army , and has Imprisoned
and tortured many ofilclals whom ho sus
pected of disloyalty. A war council was sum
moned at Omduiman recently , but It was
barely attended The emirs ( if Kassala and
Berber and Oaman Dlgna refused to bo presEnt -
Ent at the council , as they feared treachery.
ANAHC'IIIsr UAM'-l'O- \K1I * ,
Annihilation of the llou geolse Their Ob
ject Pails I'liicurdcd ,
PARIS , July 20. Placards declaring that
"laws against liberty having been passed by
parliament , anarchists must use all means
at their dlsposil for the annihilation of the
bourgeolso" appeared upon the walls In this
At a meeting of the socialists last evening
the leaders called upon the people to organ
ize for a social revolution.
Debating thn i\lctcd : Tenant *
LONDON , July 20. In the House of Louis
the finance bill passed Its first reading.
In the Commons Sir Michael Hicks Beach ,
conservative , moved an adjournment In or
der to protest against Sir William liar-
rourt's program. The motion was rejected
by a vote ot 250 to 205.
John Morley moved the second reading of
the evicted tenants bill and Colonel Saund r-
Bon , the Orange leader , moved Its rejection.
After some discussion the debate was ad
To Marry it HotliHchllil.
LONDON , July 20. The engagement Is
announced ot the eldest daughter ot Rt. Hon.
Arthur Wellesley Peel , at one tlmo speaker
of the House of Commons , to Ferdinand Do
Rothschild , member of Parliament for the
Aylesbury division ot Buckinghamshire.
Campania Delayed hy Mishap
LONDON , July 20. The Cunard steamer
Campania , from New York , has passed
Kaunts Rock , bound for Liverpool. Yester
day the Campania's starboard engine becama
disabled , and she was stopped nine hours to
repair. _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Important I'allurn In .Mexico.
CITY OP MEXICO , July 20. The latest
failure announced from Morlda , State of
Yucatan , Is the house of Canton , Troxas &
Co. , with liabilities In excess of assets ot
about $200,000. The house Is well known.
rilm on Mr , tiliuUtnne'a ijc. :
LONDON , July 20. A film has gathered
on Mr. Gladstone's eye and another alight
operation will be necessary ,
AniliiiirrhUt Hill Progremdiij ; .
PARIS , July 20. The first clause of the
government's anti-anarchist bill wan adopted
In the Chamber of Deputies today , 297 to 208 ,
) u | > jn Inereuitlni ; Her Navy ,
LIVERPOOL , July 20. The Japanese gov
ernment haa purchased six steamships which
belonged to the English ling running between
Liverpool nnd China. The steamers are
being equipped for war service.
Whnlpmitc Arrc J. of Anarchist * .
LONDON , July 20. A dispatch to iho Tel
egraph from Homo says : Twenty-two on-
nrchlsts have been arrested In the provinces
during the last twenty-four hours. An In
fernal machine with a burning fuse attached
was found at the door of the military trib
unal at Cngllarl on the Island of Sardinia
last night. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Disastrous Hall Mtorm In llusntu.
ST. PETERSBURG , July 20. A terrible hall
storm has devastated the district between
Ilovvaja and Pokrowskaji. Crops were de
stroyed , many houses of peasants were
struck by the lightning and burned and eight
persons were killed and many Injured.
Cholera hi Decreasing.
LONDON , July 20. The Standard's corre
spondent at St. Petersburg reports a largo
decrease In the number of cases of cholera
as a result of the sanitary measures adopted
by the government.
3111,11 TA A/.VT TO TIIK 1'Ol.T.S.
Hot right nt n I'nllnmn Primary Urines
Out thn Troops and Police.
CHICAGO , July 20. The unusual sight of
militia called to preserve order at the polls
was witnessed at Pullman today. At the
Slxth primary district polling place of the
Thlrtjfourth ward , located at the Pullman
engine house , a poll fight was waged between
the factions supporting George W. Miller
and Pranklln Rob.y for nomination for the
Third senatorial district. Miller's Interests
at the Pullman polls were In charge of
Alderman Chadwlck , wlill * the A. R. U.
candidate , Robey. was supported by a largo
crowd of the strikers. Tha latter claimed
that their man wns not having fair pay and
that Miller had two ot the three judges nnj
all the cl iks. They placed William Blrk-
hoff at the polls as dial enger nnd Alduiman
Chadwlck demurred , claiming that BIrUhoff
was not a resident of the district This
caused a lively row and for1 a time It looked
as If the crowd , which had rapidly Increased ,
would clean out the polling place. The p lice
wore notlfed and sent a patrol wagon , with
Lieutenant Basset and eight officers , to the
scene. At the same time some one sent for
the troops and two detachments of company
K , First regiment , were sent on the double
quick to the polls. The show of force pre
vented any trouble and the police drove the
tnr.L tor iiiitnrci : K.ITKH.
Western Passenger Association Lines Will
I > ot Glut the shriller * Cheap Kidcs.
CHICAGO , July 20. The lines of the West
ern Passenger association 'held ' an Informal
meeting today to consider the question of
granting lower rates on several large excur
sions which are to take place In the near
future. The meeting had not authority to
make any rates or take decisive action of
any kind , but It was the opinion of all the
lines represented that most of the applica
tions should be negatived. For some days
past the association roads have been strug
gling with the problem of whether to make
reduced rates b tween Chicago and Denver
for the meeting of the Nobles of the Mystic
Shrine In the latter city. The reason ad-
vaneed In the argument for reduction was
that the Union Pacific has made cheap rates
and it behooved all other lines to make sim
ilar rates If they did not want the Union
Pacific to take all the business. The clnrge
against the Union Pacific , ' was not substan
tiated in any way and It was decided that
It would not do to reduce the rates , partic
ularly as the amount of business will bo so
small that it made very little difference who
carried It. ' (
itAi'riiiT ro IA > o iT.on j : > n VXION.
I.'UKO Attendance at I the Meeting In
TORONTO , July 20. The convention of
the Baptist Young People's union today
opened with devotional services. By 10
o'clock btandlng room only could be se
cured. Dr. Wllklns of Chicago , general su
perintendent , took charge of the ceremony
nf salutation nf flags and minute guns.
Standing mom only was the sign displayed
when the convention resiimed In the even
ing. Rev. IJr. Lawrence' Chicago made
a HtioiiK nppe.il for funds , nnd In a short
time $ .i,000 was subscribed. President Chap
man spoke of the educational plans for
next year. The fenture of thu evening was
a lectute by Governor Northen , vice presi
dent of the Southern Baptist convention , of
Atlanta , Gn. His address v as entitled
"Christ In His Young Manhood. "
The following olllcers vvere elected for Hie
ensuing year : Pic.sident , John II. Chap-
mnn , Chlcairo ; recording/ / secretary , A. M
Hrlncklc , Philadelphia ; treasurer , Frank
Moody , Milwaukee. Among the members
of the board of managers nro : Hcv. O. P.
Wright. Nebraska ; Hov. Dr. 1C. U. Uuppcr ,
Colorado ; Rev E. II. Ixw'tt. lovvii ; M. J.
Lewis , South Dakota O. P. Cashon , Ore
7.t J r Jl.lt > HKKX J'OUXl ) .
Heavily Iiimirrd JManV'ho Wai Itrnortoil
Drowned Seen ImOkl lioinn.
PERRY , Okl. , July 20. Dr. G. W. Frnker ,
who mysteriously disappeared from Excel
sior Springs , Mo , fifteen months nye , and
for whom there IH n large reward , was seen
In this city July G nnd C , nnd left here six
days ngo for College prlngs , la. Dr. Fru-
ker nnd Home fi lends went flshlnK In the
Missouri river a year hgo last May and
when part of his pirty were In camp the
remainder reported tlmt.'hf ' fell In the river
nnd vvns drowned. Thu doctor'H attorney
eommenced suit ngalnst the fecrot eiders
nnd societies In which , his life Is Insured
for ST.S.OOO , Ills life is Jlnsured In Hovenil
Insurance companies. 'Mis S S. Russell
and her husband , Alex Uussell , both saw
Dr. Pinker , and they suy they luive known
him for ten yemi. The parties here who
cay they saw him nro well known und
Diilnc u Wholesale llanglm ; Husliiess.
MONTGOMERY , Ala. , * July 20 Just after
noon today Peter DavlB , Dan Washington
nnd ClmileH Ezell , all cploied , were hanged
on the hnme scaffold nt the county jail
heie. Two thousand people witnessed the
execution. Dnvls vvnnte-tl to marry another
man's wife nnd mm deled the husband to
carry out the plan. Washington last win
ter assassinated a storekeeper hero hy the
name of J. D. Perkins. l > cll killed his
wife near this city ix year niro. Two ne-
uroes were hanged hero hint Friday. It Is
llknly that two more will hang here next
Deln In tha ricld Kurly.
CHICAGO , July 20. A mass meeting of
1,500 men held nt Ogllen's firovo 'tonight
and Debs vvns nominated for president of
the United States amid gnvit enthusiasm
The bpeukers vvere lornl labor men , and
their remarks were alLof one tenor. They
eulogize Uehs and denounce President
Cleveland. The mfcumr ileclnred Itself ns
utterly opposed to the democratic and re
publican parties and predicted a sweeping
miccebs for the popul'uts ' In the next elec
IIppoidtnrH Tell of Their I.OSSCH.
KANSAS CITY , Jufy 20.-Tales of de
positors who lost thtlr money In the
wrecked Kansas City Safe Deposit and
Savings bank were tblit In the criminal
court at Independence today , where Cashier
Sattley Is helng tried. The cnse of the
state is still on. Several witnesses testified
tlmt they had deposited their money , which
varied In euma of .from tM to $1.000 , just
prior to the bank's failure , on personal as
surances from Cashier Sattley that the
bank was sound.
MlK ourl Lutheran Sjiiud.
P1TTSHURC1 , July 20. The eastern dis
trict of the Mlssouil ynod of the Lutheran
church continued Its ocsslon today. The
rooming session was occupied with general
doctilnul discussion. The afternoon session
was devoted to reports of committees , the
most Important of which wan that of the
Slavonic mission. The report wan adopted
embodying llnanclal aid to Slavonic mis
KnlRhU Punhlni ; thn Olney Impenchuipiit.
CHICAGO , July 20. The memucrn of the
general executive board of the Knights of
Labor are In Chicago and tomorrow will
begirt a several days' session. Measures
will be adopted to push forward an Im
peachment of Attorney General Olney.
TALKING OF A SETTLEMENT
Strikers in California Ask Debs for Permis
sion to Compromise ,
TOLD TO USE THEIR OWN JUDGMENT
Ucncrnt Opinion the StrIKe Will Ho llndod
by Monthly- * enlng Oiprhtnd Will
Start Out Tndin All Drill ) od
Malls Iliuo Arrived.
SAN FRANCISCO , July , 20. It Is prophe-
a.ed on all sides that the Southern Pacific
strlko Is to bo settled by Monday next. It
Is rumored about that negotiations of s.mo
ort are pending between the strike leaders
and the railroad oMlcUls , but these rumors
cannot positively be authenticated.
It Is simply known that the strikers at
Oakland vvlr d to President Debs asking
whether they were authorized to negot ate
with the railroad officials , and that Debs
answered , practically Instructing the Cali
fornia union to act a they would deem ad
visable. In the face of these stories of
pending negotiations It Is a significant fact
that the str Iters are no longer offering any
violent resistance , nnd that the number of
gifurds going out on trains have baen greatly
reduced. Nothwlth landing these evidences
of a desire on the part of both sides for
peace , the rellr.nd officials still Insist that
they are running their trains without the
least difficulty , and that they need no more
men , wh le the strlkcis , on the other hand ,
declare that the company's operating de
partment Is till woefully crippled The rail
road managers , however , though they have
been asserting for several days that they
are running all trains as usual , have regu
larly annulled several Imporlant trains To
night , for the first time , the northbound
Oregon express was sent out , and not until
tomorrow night , at lejbt , will the evening
estbound OvciHnd be restored. At Sacra
mento today 009 men were at work In the
shops. Yesterday only 426 men could bo
Induced to return. The Postofllce department
has withdrawn the ceast ma Is from the
steamships , and ha fully restored Its ser
vice on the railroads. It Is claimed , too ,
that the last of the delajed eastern mall
has reached San Francisco.
THIAI , OF Tin : THAIS \riticKius.
Hey Who Drove Them Out StlcKs to UlH
llaiimglnj ; Story.
WOODLAND , Cal. , July 20. The prelim
inary examination of the five A. R. U. men
charged with murder In connection with the
train wreck at the trestle west of Sacra
mento was resumed this morning. Johnny
Sherburne , the lad who drove several men
to the trestle shortly before the train was
wrecked , was recalled for further cross-exami
nation. Though he was kept on the witness
stand nearly all of the forenoon , the boy
adhered c osely to the damaging testimony
that he gave against the prisoners yester
day. The boy added that soon after he had
driven back to Sacramento ho showed the
chief of police and a railroad detective a
fuse and a package of giant powder that
the men had left In Ills wagon.
The next witness was F. W. Hill , a freight
conductor , whose train was tied up at Wash
ington siding , not far from the trestle , on
the day of the disaster. Ho testified ho saw
the Sherburne boy's wagon in which the de
fendants , Woidon and Hatch , and several
others were being driven towards the trestle.
He also detailed the purport of significant
orders which he heard the men giving the
boy as the wagon stopped near his train.
Harry Tccple , a brakeman on the same train ,
gave similar testimony.
J. IX Graham , a Western Union line re
pairer , testified that just before the wreck ,
ns ho was riding along on a railway blcjclc ,
he was halted nt the trest'c by two msn
who threatened to shoot him. The men
smashed his bicycle and ditched it , and then
ordered him to walk back towards Sacra
mento. He walked a little way , then sat
down by the roadside and STW the passenger
train as It came along run upon the trestle
and plunge off Into the water. Graham
could not Identify any of the prisoners as
the men ho saw at the trestle.
NO A. it. u. MIN MID : APPLY.
Missouri I'acllln Will Not Hereafter I5in-
| iilv Any MemhprH of tlmt Organlrntlon.
ST. LOUIS , July 20. The Missouri Pacific
railroad has throw n down the gauntlet to
the A. R. U. for a fight to the death. The
following certificate was this morning handed
a yard clerk on that road , who had reported
two days ago for his old position :
"This Is to certify that - has
been employed In the capacity of clerk In the
yard department of the Missouri Pacific sys
tem , St. Louis terminal division , from April ,
IS93 , to Juno , ISO I , nt which tlmo It was
necessary to lay him off on account of a
strike In the yard. Ho reported for work
on the ISth of July , but In the meantime it
was learned that ho was a member of the
A. R. U. and was In sympathy with the
strlko movement , so that we cannot reemploy
ploy him. Ills work and conduct up to the
tlmo of the strlko were perfectly satisfac
"J. S. JONES , Terminal Superintendent. "
It Is probable that a civil suit for damages
will bo brought against the railroad for Its
action In this matter. If the statutes war
rant It a warrant will be sworn out against
Superintendent Jones for blacklisting or dis
criminating against a man because of his
connection with a labor organisation.
Santa I'fi Kmplojps Want Their I'liy.
WICHITA , Kan , July 20. The committee
of the Santa Fo railway employes of this
district , recently appointed to protest to
Circuit Judge Caldwell against the d In-
torlness of the receivers In paying wages ,
today received an autograph letter from Mr.
Caldwell In which ho says that the matter
has been referred to the receivers. The re
ceivers , the letter sajs , are experiencing
the greatest difficulty In securing funds to
repair the damage done by the strllie , and
adds : "For a month the earnings have
been cut off and thousands of dollars worth
ot railroad property has been destroyed , but
notwithstanding the deplorable condition of
the road the men must be paid as soon as It
Is possible to raise the funds"
TrooM | Hnvn Not Vnt Arrived.
HUTTE , Mont. , July 20. Nothing definite
can be learned about the train bearing the
United States troops , but It Is expected hero
tonight some tlmo. Several thousand people
ple have been gathered at the depot all
day expecting the arrival ot the train. No
violent demonstrations have been made by
the strikers. _ _ _
_ _ _ _ _
I'raylni ; fur Olnej'u Impc ichincnt.
CHEYENNE , July 20. ( Special Telegram
to The Hce. ) The local A. R. U. Is circu
lating a petition praying congress to Im
peach Attorney General Olncy on account
of his action In the recent strlko difficulty.
All the other unions on the Wyoming ill-
vlilon of the Union Pacific are taking sim
ilar action , _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
riillnnin I .a n miry Murts Up.
CHICAGO , July 20. The Pullman laundry
started today with a force ot forty girls ,
most of whom were old employes. Men
were at work In the shops cleaning and
oiling and making Inspection , and In ad
dition 250 applications were received from
IMllHt I'rildllCO DlllH * M
MILWAUKEE , July 20. The Western
Union Telegraph company had to produce
In court the telegrams that passed between
Eugene V. Debs and the railroad strikers
who are under arrest In this city. Judge
Seaman heard arguments on the right of the
government to produce the telegrams an evl-
THE BEE BULLETIN.
Weather forOmahl ami Vlclnltv
I'alr : Warmer ! Variable Winds.
1. Snmtnr * Discuss Clrirlniut'ii Letter.
Hundred Drinvned on it Ilimslm Utter.
California sirlko In He Settled.
Walmslt iiiKlncers : .Mint Sliinil Alone.
8 Otimlm Defeats Lincoln lit Ha o Hull.
Joseph Walultr Itangml.
3. Work for thr Knights ot I.ulior.
I. IMItorlul mill Comment ,
\Viints | o lux Immigrants ,
n , l.lnroln mill Nebraska Mill ten.
0. Council lllnlTs I.oinl AfTiilrft.
tlrlin Iccnlle ( < tlons of the U'nr.
8. Sidney I'rlMincK lime 11 ( Irlpvanco.
Y. .M. O. A , Campers Uell .Mtimted.
t ) , Jiiilgo Siiiiliiirn'H Order DUcumicd.
lie ) Mold * unil IIIhen. .
( lend Murj of < io\ernor'1 Iniyer.
Criir .Mnrtlii and lilt \ \ hltc Mitrft.
1O. DonglitH Count ) ' * I liMiielnl I'lv.
llou u Sucker \ViM OnrniirUtul. .
It , Coininricliil nnil I liuinrlul I o it.
l.lxii Sim k Afnrliels ItiiMoucil.
Dun anil llruditreet on Trude.
Ii ! , I'rogrem of the ( Irrut Nortlnvent.
donee against the men , and , notwithstanding
the very Ingenious argument of N. S. Mur-
phey , counsel for the strikers , to show such
an action was a violation of their consti
tutional rights , he directed an order com-
peillng the telegraph company to produce the
telegrams. In obedience to the order the
telegrams wcro produced before Commis
sioner Hloodgood this afternoon.
1'UM.MAN ICi : < .tl\U ! DIVIDEND.
Itcgntiir Quarterly lUtlilcml of K I'er Cent
\\lll He P 111 Atmtmt IT. .
NEW YORK , July 20. The Pullman Pal
ace Car company has declared Its regular
quarterly dividend of 2 per cent , payable
August 15. _
Atvinlted I'liUnnm Laundry ClrH.
CHICAGO. July 20. The First regiment ,
Illinois National Guard , was called to arms
ot Pullman this afternoon by the report that
a riot was In progress. Investigation showed
that the report was caused by a crowd of
women and children who had hurled rocks ,
mud and Insulting epithets at the Pullman
laundry gins. Ono of the nonunion girls at
tempted to escape and was chased several
blocks by the crowd. She finally escaped
and the troops boon restored order.
No moro trouble occurred until I o'clock ,
when the laundry girls quit work. When
they left the works they were surrounded
by a demonstrative mob of from SOO to 1,000
women and children , who followed them
thiough the streets of Pullman to their
homes. Several policemen were on hand and
gave them protection. No anests wcro made
The police were not accustomed to dealing
with a crowd of the feminine gender and did
little moro than keep the most turbulent
women from seizing hold of the frightened
girls. At 5 o'clock fifty Hollanders , who
have been employed about the works as
lumbar shovcrs , track gradeis and icpalrers ,
left the works for their homes In Itoselainl.
They had a guai'd of sixteen policemen , com
manded by Lieutenant Haslet. Scarcely had
they come from the works when 100 of the
strikers surrounded them. The police charged
the crowd several times with a liberal use
of the club before It was dlsprsed. In the
election today the A. R. U. delegates to the
state senatorial convention were elected by
214 to 104. _
More Violence hy Striker * * .
CHICAGO , July 20. A crowd of strikers
overturned two loaded stock cars In the stock
yards today and a striker threw a bwl cli In
front of a Northwestern freight train , de
railing the engine. The strikers continued
their threats against workmen and several
small outbieaks occurred , bu all were qulck-
! > suppressed by the police.
Leading Chicago bankers and merchants
Joined In a telegram to President Cleveland
last night asking that the federal troops be
not withdrawn from Chicago , on the ground
that 'ho labor troubles ore not over.
Armed Deputies to Defend llni Miners.
LA SALLE , July 20. Seventy-five coal
miners began work In the Cahlll shaft 10-
day , the company having offered them last
j ear's prices until a general settlement was
made In tha district. This Is the first effort
to rtsumo operations In this district. The
miners of La Salic , Peru , Oglesby , Jones ,
Spring Valley , ' Ladd and Seatonvlllc are as
sembling in the city park this afternoon and
It Is feared there will bo trouble befoio
night. The bherlff Is hero with 100 armed
men prepared for an emergency.
I'lred on tu < Guards.
BIRMINGHAM , Ala. , July 20. Much ex
citement prevailed last night at the Pratt
mines , where troops are guarding negro
scabs. Unknown men. approached the slopes
where soldiers wcro stationed and fired upon
them. Two men , striking miners , wcro ar
rested. The hPiitlnela about the camp In the
city , where the First regiment Is located ,
were assaulted with stones. W. I ) Stole-
wreck of Evergreen was severely wounded.
Several pci.sons have been arrested.
< on I Alines lit IV mtart Up.
PERU , III. , July 20. Not intirh was done
at the Cahill shaft by the men who resumed
work today , Three months' Idleness had got
ten the shaft In such bad condition tint
much cleaning and repairing was needed.
No violence was used toward the men who
resumed woik. A mat > s meeting of strikers
was held this evening nt which n committee
wai appointed to "Induce" the men at work
to coins out again.
Northern I'uelllu .Mm Ite.idy to Work.
DENVER , July 20.--A special to the Rocky
Mountain NCWK from Duttc , Mont. , says that
the local A. R. U. men on the Northern
Pacific today voted almost to a man to return
to work , The men on the Union Pacific and
the Montana union will hold out , but will
probably return If assured that they can
have their old positions. There Is no trouble
of any kind at Ilutto.
Tito Indicted StillierH ( Jive Hull.
CHICAGO , July 20. Only two of the men
Indlclcd by the federal grand jury gave ball
In the United States court today. Most of
the day was consumed In making out bench
wai rants against the men Indicted. The men
who gave ball wcro J. J. Hannahaii , vice
grand master of the Hrothcrhood of Firemen
and August Hodges , ono of the Urlghton
.Mil ) or I'ardec Hunted In
OAKLAND , Cal. , July 20. Mayor Pardce ,
who Issued a riot proclamation on Wednes
day , In view of the railroad disturbances ,
was hanged In cillgy by strikers to an elec
tric light wire- about midnight. Tbo wlro
was so high that the police were unable
last night to cut down the elllgy , and It
swung In the breeze besldo an electric light
until morning. _ _
Northern P.itlflo Shipping Ft eight.
TACOMA , July 20. The Noi thorn Pacific
has shipped CCO cars of freight fiom Tacomu
eastward since Monday , and will ship 200
mpro today. Orders are on file for 1,100
cars on this division , but they cannot
bo supplied until delayed cars arrive from
the east and are unloaded ,
Nommlniilnt Conductor Attiitknil ,
nUASCIL , Ind. , July 20. Last nlfcht Con-
duclor Uurnctt , a nonunlunlst nn the Chicago
cage & Eastern Illinois , was attacked by a
crowd of strikers here- and badly beaten up.
He escaped , tlotely pursued to a furniture
store , where ho secreted himself until the
Hundred Itlotoiiii HtrlUer * Jailed.
niKMINQHAM , Ala. , July 20. Ono him-
dred strikers , charged with participation In
Monday's riots at Pratt mine , are In Jill.
The jail U heavily guarded , as the olll < rs I
have been Informed of an attcruit ; to rescue
MUST BLAME THEMSELVES
Artlnu's ' Eopl" to Engineers Who Loit
Their Pieces in the Rtcont Strike.
WABASH MEN ARE ON THE WARPATII
Claim that llrothrrhooil Hnglnrrrti liar *
Milken Their I'limn unit llaxo Hocti
IIiKouragcil to llo * > o hy Oriinil
CLEVELAND , 0. , July 20. When Chief
Arthur's attention was called to the As
sociated press dispatch from Toledo In ref
erence to the Wabash engineers bcltiB
"hung up".ho said : "Tho engineers on the
Wubiish struck out of sympathy for the
A. R. U. , without the sanction and In clear
violation of the laws of the Hrothcrhood
of Locomotive Engineers. I have repeatedly
stated of late , under these conditions , any
member of our order has the full right to
take a place vacated by n striking engineer.
I have received many Imnilrlcs from en
gineers out of work asking If they would
bu permitted to take positions on roads where
our members had gone out In sympathy
with the A. R , U. movement. I have not
sent nor advised a single engineer to take
a striker's place on the Wabash , but lmv
simply quoted the rules to them , and said
they were at full liberty to take the places
of engineers who had gone out on roads
where a rtrlko had not been ordered by a
vote of the brotherhood organisation and
'lioiililn Amont ; Mm I'liglneprn.
TOLEDO , July 20. A condition of affair *
has developed among rnllrou ! employes of the
Wabash s , > stein which may cause trouble In ,
Hrotherhood of Locomotive Engineers circles.
Since the Wabash resumed tralllc after the
strlko some 700 cnglncmcn , of whom 400
mo engineers , largely brotherhood men , and
the other 300 firemen , have never been called
upon to report for duty , whllo their engines
are run by new men. Neither have they
been notified of dismissal and they are
falmply "hung up" The brotheihood engi
neers assume that they are not wanted.
They bay that of the new men who have
taken their places a number are brother
hood men , and for the latter to displace them
Is contrary to the laws of the organization.
They propose to make things lively for some
one. probably Chief Arthur.
Olficers of the Wabash deny the statement
that any of their engines have been "hung
up. " The men , they iay , refused to go on
their runs when ordered and virtually quit
the service of the company. New men were
employed. A number of the now men wore
brotherhood mtn , most of them being
engineers who lost their poilt ons through the
Colorado .Miners Upturn to Work.
DURANGO , Cole , July 20. The coal min
ers have returned to work , after having
waited on the companies and been Informed
that their request to stop selling coal to the
railroad company would not bo granted any
JIIIt.Mr.\ < lll.l.1l'ft IlIG 11L.IXK ,
I.urge IluHhiexH IHorlc anil Supposed Fire
proof Hotel Completely Il < htroyed.
BIRMINGHAM , Ala. , July 21. (1 ( a. m. )
The Immense four-story structure opposite
the Caldwell hotel was burned tonight.
Parry & Mason , wholesale shoo company ,
and Stowers' wholesale and retail furni
ture establishments , both occupying an Im
mense four-story structure , are In ashea.
Loss on building and stock , $250,000. The
Caldwell hotel , the handsomest building In
the city , five stories high , and supposed
to be fireproof , Is also totally destroyed.
It Is valued , with furnishings , at $350,000 ;
Insurance , $150,000. It was owned by the
Caldwell comptny. The first buildings
named are owned by J , W. Johnson of Now
York , ex-president of the Central railroad of
riiitr nor /.v TIIK J.IAT.
Many Cases of l'initration Itopottoil la
New \oik and lIOHtou.
NEW YORK. July 20. The heat today was
a record breaker. On the streets OS degreci
was registered. Seven persons succumbed
to the heat during the day. A number of
cases of prostration were also reported In
BOSTON. July 20. The full effect of tha
hot weather was felt In Hoston today , and
many cases of prostration are recorded. Tha
thormomotrr did not get above 90 , but the
humidity was more to blame than the high
temperature. The hospitals treated a dozen
caecs ot sunstioko and many cases ot sun
stroke are reported from outside of the town.
LEWISTON , Mo. , July 20. This has been
the hottest day for years. The thermometer
registered from 100 to 100 In the ahado.
IIANGOR , Me. , July 20. This was the hot
test day In twenty years. The thermometer
Is quoted at from 95 to 100 In the uhado at
LAWRENCE , Mass , July 20. The weather
hero today has been very hot. The ther
mometer registered 95 In the shade.
1'iitKi ) o.\ Tin : ritooi'H.
Corporal ( Jle.uiH .Severely Wonmlm ! by n
HuMet In llto Mde.
WICHITA , Kan. , July 20. A clash and In-
torclmngo of shots occurud between United
States soldiers , guarding Rock Island railway
properly and a body of men from South
1Cnhl , Oltln. , near that town , early this morn-
Ing. The Enid men attempted to surprise
the troops , who wcro guarding a railway
bridge , presumably Intending to destroy the
structure. They were discovered , however , *
and In the meltu which followed Corporal
Gleavcs was seriously wounded by a bullet
In the left Hide , The firing brought up a
detachment of soldiers , who dispersed the
mob and arrested several rioters. The ex
citement tonight Is unabated. Acting Gov
ernor Lowe ot Oklahoma , who | H on the
scene , today served restraining orders on
150 citizens ot South Knld , restialnlni ; them
from participating In main or discussing the
situation publicly. Richard Corwln was ar
rested today charged with participating In
the recent vvicck at Round 1'ond.
InHtriirtorft of thn Hllnil Adjourn.
CHAUTAUQUA , N. Y. , July 20. The
American association ot Instructor ! ) of tha
blind adjourned after unanimously passing
resolution ! deprecating political or sectarian
Interference with the tcnura of office In pub-
llo InslltiitlonH for the blind , and electing J ,
J. Dow of Minnesota president ,
Out Win Killed anil th Olhur Wan .Jailed
LARKINSVILLE. Ala. , July 20. n. M.
Phillips and Thomas Milton , two prominent
farmers , met and renewed n quarrel about
a fence line. Both fired several .sliot ; Jrqm
pistols. Mason wau killed and 1'liilllps ar
Nlnelit 'litxer * In thn Held.
ST. LOUIS , July 20-N. O. Nelson wn
nominated for congress In the Twelfth dis
trict by the HltiKle Tax league. Mr , Nel-
bon'H cuiHlliiiicy will be inailo tbo occasion
of n vlgoioiiM campaign for the advance
ment nf the Hlnulu lux doctilnc.
CloMdliillMt In .Nu\i Mrilui.
SANTA FIJ , N. M , July 20.-A cloudburst
twelve nilli'H north uf tblH city washed out
300 fc t of truck on the narrow gauge rouil
t'"lu > , und It IH expected Hint tegular trains
l/i twot'ii thl city nnd Denver will not be
re unud until Monday net.