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ES'1'AJ3I..1SllJDD . JUNE 1 19 , 1871. . ONAILA , .rUSDAY : MO1NLNG , " ] ? EI3RUAIIY 5 , 18 ) . SING nE COPY prri CJ N'rS. . )
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DEA TI AT TIlE ORMY BRIDGE
Motrman's ' Oar lesnes Oamcs a Terrible
Accident nt Milwaukee .
STREET CA ! PLUNGED INTO TIt RIVER
Thrro ) l'eron" , Hied At lhvAlkeo % Aol R
Nllber nf Othen ) Only Saved by the
' hleklc ' ot the lco-
MI.WAUtEE , Feb. 4.-A trolley car on
the Ituseh1 avenue and 1 Helen street Ino
plunged \hrough \ the open Maw of the } n-
nlcklnnfaven.lo \ ' brIdge nt 8:30 : this mornIng -
Ing , cart Tng [ three people down 10 death In
the Icy wnter8 or the river. Six others were
re8cued tom the IJrtlaly 8ubmerge(1 cnr.
H was the worst strot Cr accident that
ever occurred In Miwaukee and the news or
the disaster , sent 1 thr:1 : of horror throughout -
out the city.
From all accounts the accident seems to
have clearly been due to the carelessness of
t the motorman , John Kennedy , but ho Btuck
to his post In 1 vain en < leaver to stop the
car which he hall prmlt 1 to approach too
near the open draw nnd pahl the Penalty of
his carelesness with his life. The car
struck endwise on the Ice and was sub1erle(1
for about two.thlrds c its length , the fact
that I did not go to the bottom of the river ,
which 18 eighteen feet deco at that point ,
being due to the thickness of the Ice. Thil
circumstance alone , It Is bclond , made It
posslhl to rescue any of the passengers.
The deall arc : passenger8'1
h. MISS ANTONgTE G. EI.MAN , a kindergarten - ;
dergnrten teacher In the Twelfth distrIct pri-
mary school anti a daughter of Pror. Ehlman ,
director of music In the pubic schools.
MISS SCI\DTKUNZ , employed , at the
' National KnItting worlts.
JOHN KENNIWY , motormnn.
Those rescued were :
\V. P. Severey , 705 Walnut street , hand cut.
A. O. Oertel , 7G6 Islnml avenue.
G. W. Chase , 277 South street.
1' . A. Ituehn , 207 Heed street.
P. Brand , 340 Grove street.
Ella Wacchholz , 18 Eleventh 1 street , hurt
about the shoulder. ! .
Edward Herman , ,16 Jackson street.
MIss Annie AII , 70 Poplar stre t.
. TOO LATE TO STOP.
nussel avenue and 10on street car No.
' 1 15. southbound , was speeding along up Kin-
. nlcklnnllt avenue at about 8:30 : o'clock with
twelve pnssengers aboard. The Chicago &
Northwestern railroad crossing situated
about twothirds of 1 block north of Itln-
nlcklnnlck bridge was made on schedule
time. The usual stops wee observed and
\ at the conductor's signal to gu ahead Motor-
mon Kennedy applied his power and the ill-
fated car Mart cd onward to be suddenly
stopped by an awful casualty. Holng along
at a fair sped , not more than probably ten
or twelve feet from the bridge Conductor
Peterson , who Is saId to have been In the
Eervlce but a short time , rang the bell ' to
BtOp. Instantly the passengers became al\'a :
. to the fact that there was something out of
. J ' - ' 1 the ordinary wrong and they soon perceived
cause for alarm when , looking out , the open
brIdge was almost at hand and no brakes had
as yet been aPPlied. At the sound of the
. . bell the motorman grasped the brake crank
and twIsted It with might and main. Dut
; the wlleels slipped . There was no time to
reach for sand , and the helpless passengers
realized. to theIr horror that no mower on
Earth could prevent them 'lunging healong'
Into the yawning gulf of Icy waters.
I \Viid shrieks from the four women passengers -
gors IntermlnglM with the breathless gasps
, . . ' of the pale-faced men' . There was no time '
. , : : : -Z to plan , nor to say a word. The rear door
: , : was all the means of escape that was of-
; teredo The , men on the rear end. two or
" . three , Including the conductor , had already
Jumped. \VI\un I' . Savory was the first to
reach the door. He had occupied a front
seat nt the window and had SZCn the brIdge
open shortly after the railroad crossing had
been passel } . lie needed not the warning
bell of the conductor to notify hIm of the
danger. He had already been calculating.
lie was the first to bound forward and reach
) . the handle of the rear door. But he never
: , opened it. The Instant ho touched It the
forward end went down and he , together with
the terror-stricken passengers who were
crowding behind him , were thrown to the
, ' CHASIED TIHOUGl TIE ICE.
A heavy crash followed ns the Ice was
struck , and then the car gradually sank hal
way into the water. The fro was instantly
quenched and the passengers entirely sub-
IWge\l. \ Their efforts to get out will proba-
" bl never bo Imown. CertaIn I Is that the
two ladles who met their death lust have
been at the very bottom , and were Instanty
suffocated , as their bodies bear no signs of
bruises. One woman , probably Ella Waceh-
holz , clung desperately to Edward Hoffman
ns he contnued to raise himself out of the
water lie could lend no assistance , how
ever , as hIs strength was almost gonc. lInt
the strong aria of a rescuer was near at hand
and the helpless woman was safely borne
above the waterc all soon taken to a place
b pafety. AnnIe AlI was rescued In 'a simi-
lar way Their preservation Is alone due to
the fact that they chanced : to be farthest ,
_ away from the rear door In the frat attempt
to e cape. -
Miss Schinldtkunz's , body was ' first dls-
coven'd. Afterwards the body of MIss Ehi-
man and thu motorman were taken from the
car. Two alempta were made to lift the Cr ,
but the chains broke each tUne. Police used
graJJlng books on the wrecked car without
1 effect. H Is thought the l&t of dead will be 11111- :
$ tel , to th three names gIven
The bridge had been opened to prrml the
passage of the freboat Foley , which was
breaking the Ice In the Itlnnlcklnnlck. Th
, ' members of tile Foley crew rendered val-
. uable ussiStUlCI . , In rescuIng those who were
saved , and In recovering the bodies of the
' : IOl .10U"I' : 111.mt ItXI'I.Olm.
Tlrtp ilell . 1111.1 Imlt 'VeIl ( ) ( iler4 liijur'ii
orhol tne Iaf Iiu ,
pnOvmENCE , n. T. , Feb. 4.-Tho boiler
It Earl Carpenter & Son's , ice house at
J1sb'p3ng pnll , Ello d , exp'oied today , k'hl.
I Ine two len outriGht , Injuring a third so that
he died wIthin an hour and wounding ten
othera , sino of them serlousl ) The Imes
of the ( lea , } and Injutll are ns follows :
. l'ATmCI mmm , Inbtnnty killed ,
JOhN mmm , instantly killed .
MARTIN IEPIY , died from his InjurIes.
. Wilam , Norton , office boy , back and right
Arm broken unit \ internal Injuries ; wi dIe.
herbert Smih , Injured about tile head
Thomas Casey , Injured internally ,
I Charles Braton , slightly InJut' <
, Thomas Nelson , the engineer , blown thl'ougb
\ . the buiding and scalded , but not serIousy ,
I , Martin Ryan , 1iJurei : about the head .
head henry 1uler , colored , Injured about the
1 I rIl II ) I.'neh , rhht leg broken below the
lwl ! anti \ Injured about the head .
. George : Duln ) foreman , Injure about
the face _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
t . , \ iNlV.tNh : IUIJ S . \ iN OU I"
, a. ' Sl.tn.lun ill I 1'rlleh Cnal Mule "hlo tile
'a ' htnrs \ l'lghlll l'lrl
: T'ATf Feb. I 4.-Ad\'lcu received here
from Mont ( 'eau In Mines show that fire
broke out ) 'cteray In the 131. I ugeile pit ,
and while tile mines were fghtng this fire
II explOsion occurred , which wrecked the
galleries aUII entombed Ibe miners. The
rescue Illt ) has reco'ere twenty-one bodies
aul has fmoyed from the ruin eight terri-
bly injured mIners . I Is believed there are
several others In the mine
I Is believed fifty persons perished In the
disaster. The work of rescuIng the living and
recovering the bOI1es ! of the delt Is greatly
Impede owing to the fact that the explcllon
caused the workings to collapse , filling the
galleries with tons of rock and earth and
great quantities or timber that had been used ,
fcc liupports. The wounded are In n terrible
condition , their fesh being frightfully torn
They suffered the most excrucIating agony ,
and as they were remove(1 from the pit theIr
groans caused the hardest of the miners who
had hoard them to shudder. The mouth of
the pit Is surrounded by wailing women and
children , whose husbauds anti fathers are entombed -
tombed In the - mine . .
I } JI I'ROSEUIJTiOX w.wmn.
10teOllnt'toro ) ! ubmlt 1IotonR 10
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1)Illt the CA. .
CilC'IACIO , I.'eb. 4.-UnexpectC I this
afternoon the council fof the government
Innolnced ( lint It hlil submitted all of Its
evidence In the conMplrc ) ' before Judge
( iroscup. Saturday the Prosecution Issued
forty.five more subpelaM for winesses , and
the return of these WIS expected to keep
the government on the sland the rest of the
week. When : Ir. \Vnlker nlnollcel nt 4
o'clock that the prosecution would rest its
case there .wns Ile \ Hurpr ! In the court
room. The jury wa' requested to retire , nl1
counsel for the defense asked fur the die-
mIssl of ( lie defenlnnts. , .1 tllge Thoman ,
fur Johl : lcVoal of Cleveland , ! . It liienl-
"tr of the hoard of directors nsket that hIs
clelt 110 tlh'cilargell ' : that Ilulng . the trial
hlf' Inme was hot ( olplet with lilly or the
others rave nA hell I fellow director
There was 10 proof ( lint h' 11\1 been In
Chicago during the strike. lie had [ never
been In Zlli' couucls of the board of direct-
ore dlrll ) the strike period.
: lr. Waiker , for the gO\.rnment , admitted
the represeiltation , hut called the attention
of the court to the ( fact thnt 1c"eal hal
voted In the Conventioli to order a strike
Ild ha.1 acted . us I member oC one tf the
11' . Dar\o\v asked for the peremptory < Is-
charge of Prank Dyer Delnls I , 'rkln ,
Jnmes McDonald and John Burke , not one
oC wh01 halt been In1eI ns taking part II
I single overt act. lie 1Ie < for the this-
charge of John J. Hannnhan arainat whom ,
he said the government hal failed to prove
un overt act. lIe then argued for the die-
charge of the members of tIle hoard of di-
rectors. Not n single net Act forth In the
Indictment. he elnhned hint ! been proven
ngllnst them. There , tll not beeli the
slhtest connection made between them
nOd the other defendants accused oC overt
acts.Pile court mId he would tale the motions
U1ler Illvh'cment and mnke his decIsion In
the morning . tnstl"ctn. tile marshal not to
tiring the JI'Y Into tilt ? court room until
after 1m hlil tIislosed oC the motons , The
fnlure to secure In time all the witnesses
fur whom subpoellass'ere issued on Saturday - 1
day night was the Cllse of the sudden closIng -
Ing oC the government's sllle oC the trial.
1N 1111.1.l' 01' SILJ"IW.
Memorial of tIle : olth U"ltt'A Legislature
to Cqlgre8 ' .
PInRE , S. D. , Feb. 4.-Speclal ( Tele-
gram.-The ) Joint committee which was appointed -
pointed to drat a memorial to congress on
ito financial situation w1 tomorrow present
the following :
Your memorialists . the legislative afem- I
lily oC the st"t of South 1)akota profoundly :
sensible of tile Industrial , commercial and
nnnncial dlsl'eAs at present existing
throughout the United States believing the
same to bl due lal-ely to our present unwIse -
wIse national financial pOle > ' , and believing
that n restorltol oC eonltence , and prOA-
hierity can be brought about by national
IJerly hrouh !
eglslaton ; anti that the mOlt potent factor
to this desIred end will ! e found II I law
placing silver cit nit equality with gold ns
the money oC ultimate retieloption . to thIs
end we do most earnestly pry your honorable -
able bO < > ' . the congress of the United
States , to speedily enact n law providing
for " . the . . . . free . - coinage - - . - . . . of - silver. . . . . ' . , -
un" > w I"U' UI unswess LIla 10U !
today kohl I mO'nlns selslon , und , acer
the presentation of the reports , took ' up the
gophlr bill. After Mr. Khintlts attempted
, tonmell I po us to oIer a bounty on dogs.
ACer n humorols debate and a dozen roll
calls the bi passed 1t offers 1 cent for
the destl"cton of gophers 3 cents for
dogs pocket gophers and 10 cents for prairie
In , the afternoon a sharp debate took
place between Messrs. Burke and Glass
over the bill forbidding the making of mort-
' gages on future crops and the Increase of
herds but the lull was It I el. In the senate -
ate there was also a sharp contest over the
bill taxing mortgages , bUt this was also
kle < l. Populst McGee led the 11ebate
against the measure , whie General Pelse ,
the lender of the rCltblclns , was its principal -
clpnl 8UPI)0\tel' . .
"al .YRII.IL JU 1.\ SUS" V.l'TUlIEl.
1.1\111 of the Inl 11 MIners Calht at
( tin II isoll .
GUNNISON , Colo. , Feb. 4.-0ne of the
most desperate characters In Colorado has
been placed under arrest here by. Deputy
Sheri Jud Riley , being Jnck Smith , alias
General Johnson , alas Mason , the leader
all 'captnln of the Dull lull miners during I
the ( Cripple Creek var . Smith has
wa\ euccets- ,
fully evaded the officers since then , but was
taken wholly unawares whie playing I
game of crib In a saloon here. He came to
the city 'l'hlursday In company with two
other men , one In ex-convict. and expected
to remain here and about the gold camp
until spring. Deputy Sherll Hiey passed
Smithl on the street yesterday and recognized -
nlzed him at once. having known him ev-
crl ) 'earl ago at Aspen. \ arrested ,
Smith was heavily nrmed. lie Icknowl-
edgell being the leader of the mIners , and
Bays he Is afraid of being lynched nt Colorado -
rado Sllrlngs. Smith Is a tough' character ,
und tn the ( carl > days of Gunnison , he with
others. rode through the streets and with
Winchesters terrified the whole pnptilation .
He shot one Innocent man In the tllbgii for
which he received I five ) : ears' sentence In
the 11enll'ntary ; I Is understood a large
I reward Is offered fohls _ capture.
I YO.11XG CUU.\'T11 - , .IjrW lIO.RY.
, \I but Four . . \ro Seeking bate Al'lroprll-
tel for 1000 Inltltun' ,
ChEYENNE. W'o" I eb. , . .
CIIWI ) " , 4.-Special.--- ( )
Tlure ! yet remain twelve
) tWllve more working IIaY8
of the fort.du session of tp ' 1hlnl state
legislature. One hUnlred nnl , nlnetY.Alx ,
bills have been Introd ceI , 130 In the house :
In(1 sixty-sIx In the enatc. Every I county
In the state , wIth the exception of Johnaon ,
Niltroila . Converse anti 'Veslon Is asking for
an IJllu.ollrluton for soma public illstitutinfl .
'rhese allilropriatonl , aggregate about $150-
000. Albany count ) asks ( or an appropria-
ton for the state lIeu hntehery. aJllrOllrll-
vel'slty nll , the penlenUury ; Carton to
cO\lJlet3 the iL'llitefltii.LrY tit Bawlns :
Swe'ewater ( , to ecinplete' &
SWl'otIale\ cc1111e1' the Illl" hos-
pital at Holt Sllrllls : 1Intl , for the ILSY-
IUI for the In'ano at gva/Nlon : Fremont , to
hulll the \ 'o\lng Agricultural cole ! It
i.ander' . < Sheridan to Lul It a tthi hatchery
It Sheridan : ( 'oolc. to build I fsh Illtchel"
at HUI\tanc ' : i.nriinie , for the mutnttnalco
of the < 11.101 building and for a soldier'
home. I Is lit'iioveti lint lore of the UI ) '
Ilropriaton ! uslclt ror . w1 toil to IJass.
, ' " , .it . 1Urs U.U.IflTS ( .UIO2IW.
I'rnmtn"nt t'onth Ulllwla I duc\or Tales
his 1.lt. 'clIroilghl Irelr ur hnnaly ,
Y , 8. D" , Feb. .
ANK'ON " 4.-CSpeelal ( Tele-
gram.-N. ) hi. His , ex-c unty lullel'ln-
tendent of schools of Yankton
county , com-
mltell suicide by halgln ! Saturday afternoon -
noon In a small tO\1 where he lived , east
oC this city . lie tied n piece of clothes line
around lila lecl ( Ifastene(1 } the other end
to the lila oC a door hinge then rested his
whole welht on tile rope. in n letter to his
( frlend he Ifligns us cluse for Ihe Iet
fear $ that he coulll never recover from
a nervous malady which 11011 once catleed
hIs Incarceration In the state lmospitul for
the ilisalie. .
Ihut S'n'n NcnIeleeS for 0"11111'1 ' , I
ST. I.OI'IS , I .b. I-'hl relIct of appeals i
todl ) ' decIded the ( legal squabble , which lies '
been on Collie weeks between the chief of
police and Judge Da\l } : Iurlh ) ' , resulting
( raIn the urrelt by three I olcell of 1prls -
once , Ilmellntel ) ' lIfter his discharge by
Judge Murphy. The conlntlent of the
three ut'erK for contempt of court by order
of Judge : lut.h ) ' II leelle ( } to he ) solely
wihIn the jurlslclon oC that JUdll' , and
the officers , under the decision , were this at-
tlroon recommitted 10 jail to SOlVe their
contempt lentencel ot ten days each .
WhnlrsI. Iro..rl a.llnr C ( ' 1 Y4'ISIII.
ST. I.OUS. Flb , 4.-The Apl"euted
\VhDlefll' grel ( t t t. luia ted 1) adopt \
rsolllons entl9rzing the sentment8 and
recommendations contained In I'resldent
Cleveland's recent messaSo
IIICAN WAS \ WRECKED \ I
Visited the Port of St , Mlchnls Since the
Reported Dsnster ,
STORY or A MYSTERIOU SCIOONER Y ACI r
Dr. Herring and ills 1riend Montague Ether
I'rtcr ! In R ! Hnllle " 'celturo-Iin-
route to tile Southen t'ncifle-
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Throe Ladtci Abolrlt.
LONDON , Feb. 4.-The mysterious schooner
yacht Mohican from New York Is not lost
as reported In the United States unless she
has met with disaster since January 13 , for
on that date site nrrh'ell nt St. Michael's ,
The Mohican sailed from New York In the
latter part of November , with Dr. Connor
Herring , his bride of a few days , and a young
girl , Miss LetHia Thompson , on board , nc-
cording to general report. Miss Thompson
Is said to have run away from homo In
order to take this cruise.
Dr. Herring Is n son of the presIdent of the
Georgia Central railroad . He purchased the
Iohlcan from George E. Fitzgerald & Co. of
Boston The frst wife of Dr. Herring was
an Englsh lady , with whom he lived In
London for several years. In England the
most Intmate friend of Dr. HerrIng was
Montague Eder , who was the doctor's classmate -
mate at Oxford anti who Is saId to bo his
partner In the Mohican venture. When Dr. '
Herring returned to New York with his wife
: lr. Eder I returned with him. br. all Mrs.
HerrIng disagreed , Mrs. HerrIng returne(1 to
England and was closely followed by Mr.
I der. Dr. Herring began dIvorce lrOeeed-
Ings early In 1894 , but his wife anti Mr. Eler ,
who went back to America , succeeded In inducing -
ducIng the doctor to refrain from pushing
the ncton. ! Some time afterwards Mrs.
Herring began ' a suit against her husband
and In November last she was granted an
absolute divorce with the privilege of marrying -
Ing again This privilege was denied the
doctor . However , Dr. Herring und Miss
Iobel Harris of nooth Day Harbor , Me. , were
marrIed In Jersey City on November 17 last.
They returned to New York and reside
there willIe the Mohican was being prepared
for her voyage.
Wishing to secure a companion for Mrs.
Herring No.2 , the doctor advertised for one
and Letta Thompson applied for the place
pleading that she was ill-treated at home , and
she was engaged. But Mrs. Thompson , the
glrl'B mother refused to let the girl go , and ,
visiting the yacht ' one day while the family
was away , compelled Letta to go ashore.
Dut while walking up Vesey street the girl
ran away and made her eSCpe.
Mr. Eder , It appears , In the meantime had
married : rs. Herring No. 1 and had conic
back to England , after , as reported , draw-
lag up eo.partnershi papers wIth Dr. Her-
ring , which resulted In the purchase and
fitting out of the rohcm ! : for a long vo"age.
I was said that It was Intended to arm
tile MohIcan with two Iatlng guns , but
whether thIs was done or not Is unknown.
The destination of the Mohican was said fo
be Plymouth , Eng. , where Mr. Eder and
his wife . formerly Mrs Herring No.1 , were
to joIn the party. The first stoppIng place
was announced to be at Fayal In the Azores
Islands and the eventual destination of the
MohIcn was said to be the. South Pacific ,
where her two owners were (0' go Into pearl
flailing on a large scale.
CONCOHD'S II N AiE JsLtMED.
'hould Not If"e Gene Ash ere to hunt
tinder " : lstng Circumtlmnces.
WASHINGTON , Feb. 4.-Tho report from
Shanghai that a hunting party from the
Unite Stales shIp Concord had been over-
powered and carried off by the natives near
Chin' Kiang because they had accidentally !
shot 1 ChInaman , although net yet officially
confirmed , las given rise to grave concern
at he Navy and State departments. ChIn
Kiang lies al ( ito Yang.Tsa-Klang rIver , 16
mies above Shanghai , und just below the
, mouth of the Grand canal. The country Is
famous for Its 'game , ant whenever a naval
vessel Is In the harhor the officers avail
themselves of the opportunity to hunt. I
Is felt at hot State department , however ,
that the officers of the Concord showed very
bad judgment In Indulging In their desire for
sport while the country Is now dlsturb
and the natives are EO Jealous of the pres-
eCO of foreIgners. I Is not bleved , how-
ever , that the party Is In get danger I
the commander of the Concord shows pru-
den e In dealing with the case. As to the
best method of settng the mater and securIng -
curIng the release of the prisoners there Is
a difference of opinIon between the officials
of the State and the Navy departments. The
former believe that the bet course would - be
to Apply to the Tartar general In command
at Chin Kiang , who would compel the na-
tves to gIve up their prIsoners and thus
avoId any breach of international law. The
naval officers . on the other hand , endore
the acton of Captain Craig In senlng an
armed relief party from the Concord In pur-
suit , relYing upon the fear of the natives of
tile American naval force to secure the
speedy release or tile officers.
NA\.U. FIOUTINO WBI.UAI-\ln.
.J111"80 l'leo eUred 10 Yung-Chll : on
Aloount of lie 'old.
YdICO1IAMA , Fob 4.-The following naval
report of tile fghtng about Wei-IIaJ-WeI has
just been received here. I says : Three
forts about Pal.Chl.lyaso were taken durIng
the morning of January 30 , Wednesday last , .
Time naval land force at once occupIed Chla-
,0pel.Sol and boinbardel . Tate Island. Time
ens my's silica and the forts on Kung-Llu-
Chin Islands replied and three of our sailors
were killed . Our ships are still outside tIle
fort We have had heavy weather since Jan-
uary 31 , and ( the cold Is Intense. This prevents -
vents naval movements The land Is in-
visible. owing to tlo snow. With the excep-
ton ( of the third flying slluadro'n all our shlp3
have returned to the gulf of YungChlng
ready to mo\e when the conditions periiiit.
Time foreign Ihlps are observing the movements -
ments about W'ei-iai-Wei
1.0NlON. Feb. 4.-A dIspatch to the Times
from Tlen-Tsln says AdmIral Ting coin-
mender of the ChInese feet \Vei-hial-Wei ,
landed 2,00 1C Wednesday lat and
made an attempt to capture the southern forts
from the Japanese , The attempt was finally
abandoned and lie ( Chinese .re.embarke. Ad-
miral Ting , who was held by Viceroy Llu
Kun'ieiltox I to be party responsible for the
fall of Port Artilur and whose case was sub-
mlted to the board of punlsllnent for action ,
was active In the ( shore defense of Wel.lal.
\'ci lila conduct at the later place hns
met with commen aton. The Chinese niil-
Iary commlnders arc at variance.
JN"Ol ! 1I'ST : TO INQUlU ( : .
Chlneso Onvlrwnent Gave I. ( 'omillis- :
slollerl No 1"I'er" \hnlo\'or.
W ASINGTON , l eb. 4.-Secretary Gresham
has received a cablegram from Miii-
Ister Dun at Toklo confirming tie Atso-
clated press report of the rejection of the
ChInese peace commissioners by the Japanese
on ( lie ground that their credentials II ere detective -
fecth'o In not granting them ( plenary powen.
An official dispatch has been receIved at
the Japanese legation confirming ( lie report
that the Japane peace commlsslonrs have
been sent back to China because the Japanese
envoys were not dothed wih plenary powers
by the government I appears , In fact , thai
the envoys dId not even have a proposition
from China to make to the Japanese but
apparently came to find out In a general way
what I was that the Japanese wanted BS
terms of peace.
The Japanese legaton tOday received a
cablegram from the home foreign office gIvIng
the following explanation of the rejection of
( hO Chinese peace commissions'
. At the meeting of the plenipotentaies of
. . - - - . - . - _ . -
Japan and China on the 2ti : Instant , Count
Ito , In an alhlress to the Clu3e plenipotentiaries -
taries , IJolntCI oul to ( bela' the 11efe lvenes
anti insufficiency of their po\ers. lIe gave
them positive assurances , however , that when-
ever China manlestel } 1 serious and sincere
desire for peace by" eon lllng actual and full
powers to Chines officials ef such a nature ,
and scop" as woull remitTer It certain that the 1
terms which might be agreed upon would
be confirmed by the Chinese government 8\1
would actually be carrIed out In goo(1 faith
Japan would bo prepared to enter upon new
negotiation ! . " _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
NO DICI.HtA'ION : 01' WAIt \ T ,
l > uthu81111 Among lila I'COIlo J Un-
CITY OP MEXICO , I ( b. 4.-ln spite of the
many announcements that today was set for
a definite declaration In lie Guatemalan 1m-
brolo , nOlhlng has transpired up to e\'en-
lag , amId 1 stntement of policy Is not looked
for until tomnorrois' A labor demons\ra- \
ton : was heM this morllng , and some 1,000
mon wll banners anti bands marched to the
palace , aiicl calling out President Dnz , ten-
derNl their services to the country In case
of war wih Central America. There Is no
diminution In the enthusiasm of tile populace
for tIle upholding or what Ire considered
Mexico's righteous demands m Naclonlo
declares tonight In an article on the pentlng
question that under no circumstances will
Mexico deviate from her original demands
on Guatemala for intlenhllity I , etc. Mexico , I
adds , cares . not for such federation as Guatemala -
omaha ( 1ay form with other Central Amer-
Ican states. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ ,
UOllnton Government Not hacking It.
TOIONTO , Out. , Feb. 4-lIon. John Hag-
gert , mInister of railways , gives absolute
denlnl to lie ( statement hat C. N. Armstrong
has any guaranty from the Canadian govern-
'ment In piecing 01 the Lomlon 10ney
market securities of hIs company to build a
railroad from Gaspo to the Pacific , parallel
with the Canadian Paclfo rallroaw.
Minister Haggert considers It utterly 1m-
probable that Armstrong will be able to feat
his enterprise on the ( London market or any-
where Ise. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
11. " , " "Yllhll Scllr" liar Ihlmao Suit.
LONDON , Feh. 4.-When the breach of
promise suIt brought by Miss W'ndham
against VIscount Deerhurst , eldest son of
the carl of Coventry , was called for trial
today before Lord Russell of Klowen , Lord ,
chief justce of England In the queen's !
bench division of the high court of justce , !
It was unnounced that I had been settled
outside of court. Viscount Deerhurlt mar-
Miss Uon 'n . oC
rita ! " 151 VIrginia Uonylmge. daughter
Charles - Don > 'nge of California.
QuIet Nnw Hlstorrd at Rio.
LONDON , I eb. 4"-The Braziian , minister
here , Senor J. A. De SouzaComTea , Informs
the AssocatedeHS that the ( Brazilian gov-
etment easily repressed the recent riots at
Ho de Janeiro amid that quIet 19 now re-
stored. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ : _
. /tnierlcIa / Vice ( 'OilUUIeCli ' ' .
LONDON , Feb. 4.-TIme Times nnnounees
the death In this city emi Saturday ! of Ralph
O. Ruby . AmerIcan vlce"ll puty consul nt
Belfast . irelamid. .
Ih'I'OMIG'S _ I'Il.i1t.'i1IC1' 'f LII.
10180 1'8s&el B nl with a "lmv of Irnprov-
iiig thu Drng Store 'ructIco.
CHEYENNE , I eb. 4.-Spealal ( Telegram. )
-The house of the Wyoming legislature today
passed I bill creating a Slte Board of
Pharmucy and requiring eVry' ' pharmacIst In
the state to pass a satisfactory examination
before the board before bo can to business.
Another bill considered rovles a state
bounty on coyotes and wolves to encourage
ther 1lstructon ! : $1 wiii.be ' patch ! f5 cP.otes
a 111 3 for wolves . Tile animals are so
numerous on the , rang Vlt they attack and
kill a great many head of cattle durIng the
winter Bounties have heretofore been paId
by the several counties , but I Is now pro-
posed to have the state sumo the responsl-
bi ty. _ _ _ _ _ _
! o II"ter111 , Ch'lneo In .Oreon.
SALEM. Ore. , Feb. 4.-There was no mnte-
rid change In the senatorIal ' fight today.
SixteEn members were a"sent when tiia joInt
ballot was taken , with the following result :
Dolph , 30 : Hare , ho : Weatherford , 7 : Wi-
lams , 9 , : Hermann , 6 ; Lard , 4 ; Lowell,4.
' 'l Canvass the : IIUrn ! Todl" ,
NASHVILLE , Fob 4.-Tomorrow at 1
o'clock both houses of , the legislature will
met In joInt session and the returns of the
election fet governor held November 6 ,
1891 , wt be opened ! y the speaker of the
still ) enllo.lol In Idaho
BOISE , Idaho Feb. 4.-0no ballot was
taken fOI' United States senator without
any change. There was one pair nnd Ol
absentee Th result was : Sheup 19 ; Sweet ,
18 : Ciaggett , H. .
zxrixsi . " : GULl - ) .IT C1IIUJGO
Coldest Recorded at the Signal Service
CHICAGO , PEb. .I.-The sharpest cold
wave that has vIsIted Chicago for twent- ,
two years made its appearance lust night i
arid Is still on with unabated vigor. The
mercury In the omc at the signal service
last night ( eli to thIrteen degrees below
zero , the coldest on record sInce 1873. Ther-
mometel owned by prlvnte Individuals went
the government affair from thre to Live degrees -
Iree8 worse and marked from sixteen to
eighteen degrees below zero. Several cases
or tl'eezlnl were reported and In a lint. nt
132 West Eighteenth stretL l1l. Cnrmody was
found frozen t death . ' 1he police ilave
rounded UI any numnbzr of gentlemen who ,
having hued themselves with red liquor ,
havIng Ilel 1Iemsel\\1 wih re lquor
had lelected aleYI and vacant lots as
choice plncs In which to slumber. The ma
joriy of them Ir& In the hosplnl under <
treatment for frozen hands 11 } feet. Time
stmpply of natural h"l , on which many reM-
ttttlrflilts delend for cooltn . hal been flowing -
Ing weakly all day , Ind tonight most of the
restaurant keepers arc racing around to J't
enough coal to keep them going until tn
gun COle : ack. The weather oUce tonlht
rl'elets tour degrees more of the same
kind of thing. Heports from many pllces
II Illinois , Iowa , \Vi500lisin 11(1 ( Michigan
show Ihe Maine stat or weathe\ the mer-
oury ranging from eight below In loulhe\
Ilnoll to twenty below tn norther Wls-
con > ln. o
'l I'.11.11'CI.IUI LI 1 TESTlH
Negro ' eeurR Innl'ltsA.hlht 110 I.oul-
vile 8 'ltSiIVilC .
OWENSDOnO , Kb' , Feb. 4.-Under
peremptory instructions from Judge larr today .
day the jury In the Cedeml court found u
verdict for 1 cent und , posts against the
Louisville . & Nashville talh'oad company
In the separate coach Ds . 'fhe suit Wall
hrought hy Rev . \V. ii. Anderson , colored , of
Fvamisville , md . for AII\rFon was really
to test the separate pac , I law of Ken-
tuelt ) ' . JUde Hurr decided last summer
that the law was unconstitutional . bocaimse
It effected Interstate 'commerce. ' 'rho rali-
real company then contended lint It hlul
I rnle relulrlng the IEpurtqn of white
an(1 colored 11nSsener ulllc from the law
menton Ill Ifliti < 1 asserted that the rule was
u reasomlatlbe , one \llon this the issue I was
joined . , and the verdict I'enderell. Jude
l3arr's instructions left this jury oniy I !
determine the amount of damages . Imme-
diltel ) ' upon the verdict time attorneys tor
the ( railroad company gave notice of an Ill ) . ,
peal 10 the euprme court of the United ,
Stites. _ _ _ _ . _ _ _ , _ .
I'ro'ideat Norton Armlgnon ,
NEW YORK , Feb. t-Presldent Benjamin
Norton , of the Atlantc Avenue Railway
company , was arraigned before United '
States Commissioner Marie at '
this afternoon . ( 'harld with the violation
o I Unied Stutll statute In dIFIIlng
United States mal "signs on trolley cars
thnt were not carrying mali . Ulied States
District Attorney D@lnel Iweared for the
prosecution. 1'x.Judle Morris , counsel for
Mr , Norton , contended that the agreement
of the ' witil iYliitd States
company wih the Unied Sinte
govlrlnent provided thlt they lust Le
reudy to car ' mal on nil trains or ears
and whie , IJrhapl , there might have been
cars wihout lul lotualY ( on lilein the
cars when the sign WItS put on , had been
engaged II carrying . mall ,
1IIIIr7\rullrmv : I I I ii ro ed.
PLYMOUTH , had , Fb. 4.-The Culn\
Military academy at. Laka lluckl.uckeC
founded by II. 11. Culver of Sf A . Louis .
burned timis afternoon. The was
! ured thll nferoon. 'he acJemy wu
but recenty completed , and the entre build.
lags , together with 1 flue htel arid turnl'
turu were destroy . 1'ly insured
REVOKED THE FRANCHISES
Erooklyn Aldermen Take Action Against
the Street Oar Oomplnl ,
WORKMEN MARCi TO TiE CIY HALL
.hcrlell hy tIle I'nllcc-Ullqatistcctory Iu _
t.r"lo , of a Commltco with the
Msyor-I. of 1 151. In Address -
dress to the L'uilic ,
nROOtLYN , Ireb. 4.-Abeut 1 :45 : this
afternoon a crowd of strikers numbering
about 1,000 , headtl by Master Workman Con-
noly , Basi , Collins all Obln of the exeomi-
( lye board of DistrIct ass mbly No. 75 , I
marche(1 from their hleadthtlartors on llritlge
street UI ) I ulon street to the city hail.
When they reached the city hal they were
greeted wih cheer8 from 2,000 people who
had congregated on lie sidewalks In the
neighborhood. The commlte which was to
present to time Board oC Aldermen the lt-
ton which has been drawn consits of Master
Workman Connolly , Uast , Colns and Giblin.
They Iscended tile steps of the city hal and
the body of strikers which had accompanied
them to the city hal marched arotlmid the
square to Jlrolelon street. While Polco
Inspector 1leKelar was attempting to dls.
'perse time men a squad of mountNI Police
numbering about fifty , who bad been secreted
In an alleyway behind the city hall , charged
on tile crowd anti drove them off tIle square.
The Brooklyn Board of Ahcmen , at 1
meeting this afernoon"a opteJ the resolution
presented by the representatives of the strik-
big motormen anti conductors rescinding the
franchisee and privileges granted to the
Drooklyn trolley lines whIch are connectel
with the present strike. The vote stood ten
for and eight ngalnst. Time chairman voted
In the negative. One of tile nllermen sal <
tIle acton of the ( board was not legal , clalm-
big that the aldermen hat no right to revoke
the privileges granted to the roads
Wlln tile meetng of the board oC aldermen
ndJoured a committee consisting of four
members of district assembly No 75 ,
KnIghts of Labor , called upon Mayor Shleren
at hits office to urge the mayor to sign the
resolution which was passed by the board cf
al < ermen. The commlteo was recch'e by
Secretary Palmer , and he went In and asked
tin maor what he proposed to do. Tile
mayor replied : "When thll resolution comes
before me on " 'elnesday next In the regular
way I will have something to say about it.
I decline to say In advance what I shall < 0. "
Secretary Paltrier Informed the delegatIon
of the ( maor's answer amid they then expressed .
pressed a desire to see the mayor personally.
Secretary Palmer informed his honor cf the
committee's wIsh and he came out and relt-
orated the message delIvered by hIs secretary.
The delegation then withdrew.
Everything was quiet this afternoon about
4:30. : The strikers have been exhorted by
their lenders not to make any breach or the
law and they are carryIng this wIsh out to the
K. O L. ISSUES AN ADDRESS.
The following was Issued ! ) ' the executive
board of distrIct assembly 75 , KnIghts of
Labor tonight : " "To the Ctzens or Brooklyn -
lyn : Wo congratulate you , for this day you
saw demonstrated that the 'strlkers' and their
sympathIzers could peacefully assemble In
the face o ! all , the abuse h'ane upon them t
ly their lormer - employers , coo present to' '
their next representatives , the mayor and
board ot aldermen of the city of Brooklyn , I
petition setting forth your rights and their
rights and requetng respectful hearing and
consideration of theIr grievance. Will
consIderaton Wi / you
again believe the misrepresentations of the
enemIes of the people when they represent us
lS things , murderers , lawbreakers anti rioters ,
or will you rely upon your own eye and experIence -
perIence when ) 'ou judge us ?
"Never was a more orderly crowd seen than
that tcdY which marched to the city hal to
personally demonstrate their respect for law
and order and their love for the gd opInion
of theIr fellow citizens. I Is true that the
people wanted to stand In front of the city
hal steps and In tile pubIc square while
their representatves were nshlerlng the pe-
tition. I Is also true they were prevented
from doing so by their servants , the uniformed -
formed polIce of the city of Brooklyn , who ,
with murderous clubs In hand and pistols In
pocket , or belt . kept them from their own
domain , the public square In front of the city
hail , and drove them hike E many cattle from
place to place , upon the sidewalks c Court
street Fulon etreet Myrto avenue , 'VI-
loughby street and other public thoroughfares
surrounding the city hlahl. Not even were they
allowed to hide themselves behln the ample
oxidized coat tails of henry Ward Deechel' ,
lie revered lhilosophier and friend of the
people , who ever spoke for freedom , justice
nn(1 humanity , all whoso voice , were It not
cold , would bo heard today In our cause as
powerful and eloquent as when he stoOl be-
fore an Englsh mcb and pleaded "for the
shackled slave of tIle south. But . aias , I
seems the memory of hIs- virtues . the In-
iluenco of his patriotism , the recollection of
his love for the common people , has 'passed
away In the city which hI male famous , and
In which nothing seems now to rule save the
Insolent and domlnee\lng corporations engaged
In robbIng and enslavIng the people.
"Does God will I so ? ills ways are won-
deriul amid past scrutiny and Is mills grInd
slowly , but they grInd fine . lid' must mean
vchl . and we , tile people , submit . The rule
of the common people means peace : H moans
law und order : I means honesty In high and
low places ; I menl death to rapacIous cor-
poratlons. That rule must como by peaceful
agitation , Blnco that rule must be In peace
And , fellow citizens that rule wIll come , and
when the battles betweell the corporations
and the people have ceased and tIle sunshine
breaks forth , It will shlno upon
the peollio trlulphant and upon
routed , dlscredltel and hnpo\rlshll
corporations. MAl'fN J. CONNElY ,
JOlN GlLIN ,
A'NmEW ii. BEST , .
P. F' . COLLINS . ,
\TM. I. . 101.Cmlm ,
Executive Board D. I A" 75 , K. of I.
Tomorrow 10rnlng 150 of the Imported
10tormen , who have taken the IJlaees of the (
strikers , wi assemble In Mayor Schleren's
chico anti will ask Brooklyn's cllief executive -
tve whether they cannct recover < alages
front the railroads for being brought to ilrook .
lyn on false pretenses. Mayor Sehloren made
an alpolntment ton'gbt to meet the men be.
tween 9 and 10 a. m.
NJhl " ; Tl .IWill' l.l."l
OrolOI n.lhVY 1111 Nlvlaron Company , I
l'ull'l nn One to the ( OrIent ! ,
PORTLAND . , Ore. , Fob 4.-I Is nn- ! '
rouneell that nrrngementl have been \111-
tlcally completed , for a atearBhlp line between -
tween this city amid the O\lent , to he oper-
ated In connection with the Oregon flail-
way and .Navlgaton company aiitl the
Great Nortitern railway . it Is saId .
Nortwrn rlwu ) J slld n ccii-
resentat\.o of Saluels & Co. or Yolthuma
will urrlvt here \\'e ne5 < u ) when the can-
tract will be closed. 'J'he service will Irob-
ably he Inauurate < 1 ubout May 1.
M. U. caml31. general frelht agent of
the Oregon Railway & Navigation , Itltel
that final urrungerents ( for the new "team-
8hlp line hav not been c'oxmipleed , ( , hut It
ts expected that when MI' Dnvldg , an
agent or Samuell , Samuels f : eo" , arrives
here' next Vi'etilles'lay. tIle lutel" Will lie
finally arranged. Nolhlng can be leured
concerning the steamers which ) wi he used
on the line , thouh It II txpected that 8um.
uel , Iaruels & ! Co. will furnish them It
the deal Is successful I Is understood
that negotiations arc being carried on with
tile Portland 1"lour and Milling company
for the ahlnnwnt of a large amount of hour
10 the Orlenl. Heretofore nearly . all tile
lour 10 the ( Orient from tillS city hal HOle
ovr the ( Northern I'aelne or Canadian Pacific -
dfe lines . _ _ _ p . _ _ _
hrrlf , 111 Irpnrrl 111'lllllcll.
DBN\ER , Ire ! 4.-Judge Johnson of the
district eoOrt has ranted the ( application of
Judge . hutton , attorney ( " Polceman W
J. lokln , that the sheriff ot Arllalo
- , . - S , "
cOlnt . , hIs deputies . 1IIIIs and every per.
son controlled h ) ' him , be r stmlnCI pr-
tnklng part In tl ease . } nslell of Mslln ,
lug the OtiSI' to the coroner , as would he
ctistomnnry In elIcit n case . Jiltige Johnsol
appointed x-PostmnRter Robert 1. HIetr
neal t. SpongIer to superelle the "herUY's
office. The allnton of lloykin'mt attorney
was that the . wnrfnrl' between the Iloll'e
111 the IleI1t > ! hcrls wOIII . Ilre\'ent his
hn\ln n fair trial. 'l'hlA ts only tIme Sl(011
tme In Colorado thnt the shmemiff's office hns
been Set a 111 1 the other ocnHlon helnlt
when ni ntuche of that . ole\ - was on trln ( .
. ( .t J'U VI' .ILl . IH'h
Ieturn ot Ienrchln. Tugs Urlnlutlt No
: t\VS of thit . ! hll )
CHICAGO , I eb. . - : p. I m.-Charlcs I
I Counsellun & Co. say their elevator people .
collect that a number of tlgs can be seen
out In the lake ' at work at n wreck , but I
Is IIPlsslblo to say what I Is. The rumor
Is clrrent itt South Chicago that I Is the (
lost Chlcorn an(1 that' fourteen personA are
aboard , badly frozen , but alive. But "this
Is a pure rlmor , " Ba ) COlnselman & Co" ,
"anI no OlO can possibly Imow It to be 1
fnet. You may rely on I , the tlgs Ire seen
at work a\l wo know no more. "
At G o'eloclt thIs evening tIle tug Morrerl ,
which left tile harbor this morning to search
for the Chlicora , rettlriletl The tug made its
way through the Ice all the way to Whitng ,
bid . , amid neither on the trIp to thnt place
nor on the retlr wn8 an.thlng seen that lit
any way resemblel , the hul of a \essel. I
would have been Impossible for the vessel
to have bee In the open water last night
nnd have been hlldtlen from tile 'iow of the
nien in thai tug this afternoon. After tite
return of ( lie tug to ( lie harbor the Graham
& Morton people ahlIlOmlimCed they had givemi
lip all hope of ever seeing tIm Chicora or any
of Its crew agaill. Vessel macil are now of tIle
opinion that what vas taken for ( lie huh of
the Cllicora last iligllt was mmothimig but it
mass of dirty ice.
ICA ILIOl I ) OPPWI.IL.S OX TflI.I I ; ,
Iimtilctctt for I'ayiilg a Iteimte : to St. lOtllN
ST. LOUIS , Feb. 4.-Eugene Field , Miltoml
iCnighlt , Samnuel 13. Knight , George II ,
Sprlggs and Abraham Fells , railroad officers ,
were lil.it on trial in tile United States mll-
trict court today emi time cllarge of violating
( lie imiterstato commerce act. Field is agent
of time Trader's Dispatch , Miltomi Knight is
freight traffic mamiager of the Wabasll , Samnuel
B. Kmilgllt is general freight ngemmt of tIle
Wabasil and Spriggs antI Fells are New York
officers of ( Ike Lackwanmia , Thley were indicted -
dicted in October , 1550 , on tile tliarge of
mucking a rebate on the interstate cormimis-
sion's joint tariff rebate rate emi flour sitipped
from East St. Lomhis to New York , In favor of
( lie Kehmlor Bros. ' Milling conipany of this
city , in violation of the federal statutes. The
fiommr was sitipped by way of the Wabash ,
Nickel Plate and tile Delaware & Lackwalina.
General Manager Smitll of the Lackwamimma
was tue first witness. lie was examined as to
the details of the shipnlent.
The other witnesses placed on tile stand
were Mr. howard , of tIme Waimateim , Mr.
Schuyler , a Wabash freIght clerk , anl , Mr.
Ellis ; cii accountamit for the Kehiior Broi' ' . '
hulling company. With thin exception of
Ellis , all those \s'ere known. as unwillIng
witnesses. It WflM nrotmgnt out tiurmmlg toe
examination that rebates were given , going
througlm the accounts as "oxpenses , " ahlti
smmchi were apportioned among the roads
sharing In the bui'imiess. it WItS tmnderstooil
( lint ( lie Wobasil paid on one little fast
freighmt line about $ I,0O0a month. Tonlorrow
the government will call one more witness.
following which the defense will open its
case. _ _ _ _ _ _
JE.ST1TUZ'JO.V IN 1CL'SlS.
Story of Suffering from Clmeyenno null
( Itlier Counties.
KANSAS CITY , Feb. 4.-Destitution ammiomig
Kansas anti Oldalioma farmers is becoming
more evident and urgemit appeals for outside -
side aid arc being made.
"Men and womnemi begging for food is a
daily eight upon ( lie streets of our suffer-
big little town , " said Patrick McCltmsky , a
merchant of St. Francis , Cheyenne coumity ,
Kan. , hero today. ho is a member of a
reicf committee appointed to apply for aid
at tile principal western cities. "We have
givomm all our moans , " continueti lie. "Time
county lIes issued warrants to pay for food
and fuel until its credit has been impaired
and no one will take the warrants. We are
forced to appeal to the country or see our
women and children perish with cold or
hunger. The saitie distress prevails in other
counties of Northern Kansas.
A letter to a local minister from a repmmt-
able woman at Blackbmmrmi , Old , , tells tllo
same story. Go wilero you will tllroughommt
this entire section , " says tIme letter , "you
will find muon , women and children lllliverillg
amid starting ; no clothes , no food , no light ,
no hmop. "
Tile Kaimsas senate today amended Sumtton's
seed grain bill , laBscd in tile hmomiso last week ,
so as to give $50,000 for the uurcliase of seed
to be loaned to settlers , and $50,000 In cash
for the relief of sucim as are at present doti-
tuto of food , fuel anti clothing.
I.IJuIm IILI , .L tii11JI.I ,
Somlthlt'rn l'aclfio Iotermnlneml to Enforce it
htsdulotloti iii ( Vitures.
SAN FRANCISCO , Feb. 4.-ChIld Arthur
has been in conference with the executive
committee of tile llrothierhlood of Locomotive
englimeers all day. No final decision lies
been reached , Time Soutilera Pacific
comxmpmny refuses to recede from its position
and its oflicials announced tixe cut in wages
would be enforced , Arthur has advised tIle
engineers to accept. it anti it is understood
that lICIf tIle members of the brotherhood
favor following hlis advice. Others era vigorously -
ously advocating a strike amid succeeded in
having appointed a subcommittee to confer
s'itll the executive committee of tile A. It. U.
As a result tile cilgineers anjuounceul that tile
A. it. U , reimrefemmtativeli agreed to sustain
tile engineers in case of strike.
No decision was reacih1li either by ( lie
railroad otiicerlu or tile engineers at their
conference tojuy. Chief Arthur submittel
several plans , but none of (110111 were
adopted , Anotiler conference will ito held
Tiunretlny , at which the engineers 11db to
come to an amicable settleniemmt of their
Iteslult 1)1 II lIlinlI Ijiliurrom ,
VINCENNES , lad , , Feb. 3-aims , Louisa
Jordan , a member of one of ( lie mnost itromn-
mont famnihies in this country and the sister-
in.law of Autlitor Jordan , was ariesteti today -
day for settimig tire to a grist miii lust July
at Ieeker station , She waived examination
aiicl was held fur trial , 'I'Ixo affair iit * cii'-
ated a monet lirofounli seximuation anti opens
one of tile hlitclest ( faintly qmmaticls CVCI
known hero , _ - _ _ _ p _ _ _ _
No tv ti Isslu ii I , iii ( Hi IL I Ill , Li lullS ,
BOSTON , Feb. 4.-TIle American Mission.
ary board nniiouuced that Ceilar Ilutte , U ,
D. , has been made a new missionary stxmtlomi
for Chiristiali work hy ( he Amnerlean Mis-
siotiury assneintion Of tile Congreiationai
chtireh. Lui gi' numbers of hnkotmm or Sioux
Indillns will be reached in ( lila mmt'u' hielti ,
A cilupel hixis bC'll , at'cted ummier ( lie suiler-
vishnu of Rev , J. C , Hider , I ) . U. , formerly
of Bostoa. _ _ _ _ _ _ _
hie'rhmig of t 110 'l'rIiuy I ltCll l'rimrc'shue , ,
ALBANY , ihi. 4.-'i'iio hiellring on tite
action brought iii lieiialf of ( lie Brooklyn
trolley srikeis ( to animul the charter of tile
Brooklyn heights company , lu'cumlse of us
failure to operate its line. was resuumled before -
fore torney General hhttlI0011k to'lay. ' It
is not probable ( hInt Attorney General lien-
cock will render a , iecision oil tile tile UP-
iiicatioa for ieverai days ,
Freilell l.luer , Oterdur ,
NEV YORK , Feb. 4.-TiIe French limier
La Gascoigne , which sailed ( coal hlavre for
( lila port , is onpre tush one day overdue ,
" ; c. , . , _ r
BANUE'f TO TIlE DELEGATES
B'nai ' i3'ritil ' Distiict Gran1 Loago Enter's
t3inoa by Local Members.
METROPOLITAN IIML A GAY SCENE
ihrmnqmiet Fotlowd by Tonsis of % 'iurtoum ;
Sciittiit. iiuiti thIn ivemlhIlg Cnnelmm.lett
tIy a of it l'lcuSiilt
E'ClllIigVcstcrhtmy'i , t'rocecdtiigq ,
Tueietropohitiuti club roohuis have beemi ( ho
scene of ninny emujoyabie events in ( lIe past ,
btmt time teinqilet did bali teimdereil tIle tide-
gates of the diBtrict. grammti lodge. 1l'nat
hl'ritll , itist e'cmming , was domibtiess ( hue crowml-
lug glory of nil.
TIle liammlluet hiahi t'as a llictllro of floral
beauty , evemi to tlxo clectrohlers , wllicix rero
decorated vitIl suitilax , , mnitl a flood of light
Cull orcllestral selections , 170 milemllbere of tiuo
hl'iiai hl'rith imnil their ladies were sentetl at
tIme laimqilet tables , whtre a feast of ( ext
courses vas served ,
Mr. 1 , Oliorfeitler vas toastmiiaster , On his
right were Mrs. Oberfehler Cliii Mr. M , M ,
Ilirsll. Mr. Israel Cowen of Chicago lilill Rev.
Leo F'ralulclllm cectipleul tIle hosts of ilonor on
Mr. Israel Cowemi of Chicago respolltled to
time tCflst "lntiepeumdent Order il'imat B'rIth , "
lie reviewed thle progress of tile order and
ciluhmlerateti time iimally bellefits ill it slCecim
replete vitii earluestuiess and a llrodumctioil of
fitcte wilicll ( lilly macriled ( lie favor with . I
Whlicil it % .ils received. lie di'elt liartlcuxlarly
upoml bemievolexice , brotherly io''e auiut liar-
lIxl'residemit Salzcnsteiui mantle a good speech
in reepomitlimig to "ilstrict Gralid Lotlgo No.
6 , " in whIch lie eulogizetl his assaclato't ailti
gave a resume of comae of the good work
I.OCA14 LOiGE AN1) OMAhA ,
\\'Iien "Our lotlge and Our City" was proposed -
posed , Mr. Max Meyer , presiiicnt of Nebraska
lodge No. : is t , arose. lie said in Part :
"Time local order is composed of ii large ele-
mileilt. of micwcouners , WllO , Ilavimig iml'estigated
time tliltereuit Jewish orders miow lit existence ,
liit'o , ilnahly Coilcludcd to limik their fortmmmtes
with mis'o are a lodge situated ill a city ,
whxosc , progrcsslvcmiess , atlvmmmtce amid coimlimler-
cml nimil fimiamicial stability mmeetls Ito boast
( coin mite. And simice ( ito Jewish Colulliitlilltj
iLl this city , anti partlcuhmrl' ( Ito members
of ommr lotlgt , form uio sniali part of tile iliti-
miicipal , comiimnercial a mid ilimancial commi immien t.
parts of our city , it requmires hut ( me te the-
S'eloh ) tile fact that. Omiiaima lirommilses tO tile
hear future to scitil delegates in miumuiiber far
lit excess of those \Vllicll represeult them at
tiiiit COit'emltloul , anti in atldltlomi delegates
front similar lodges ,
"The growth amid developuuiemit of ( lie city
of Omaha is ttte of the mminrvels of tile
Amnerican contimient-a coniuiemit. ( filled wIth
time mllarvclotms from tIme ( line of its discos'-
cry. This city lIas acilleveil its llrimmclpnl un-
pcrtnmico witlilil ( ito last ( eli 'ears , increased
100,000 , or 150 per cemit , in population imi that
liorlod. Itmring thts tinie tile output of its
imiamiumfacturimig interests has increased front
$5,000,000 to $110,000,000 ier nnnmmxn ;
its jobbing interests fromn $3,000,000
to 50,000,00O per aminmmmll , amid this
is blmt the beginning. TIle clearance reports -
ports have increased from $20,000,000 to $290-
non nAiL..ii h.vnl ( I , . . , 'nrn'nntln , , n ? # 1 , , , I , , , . .
"Look at our new ptibhlc library , city Hall ,
New York Life , amid ( lie beautiful flee buid-
lug , one of tile flmmcst amId milost comnpleto
newspaper builtlihigs in ( hue worlti ; well
equipped antI comniotlious school houses ; 100
miies of vavcii streets ; tile best sewerage sys-
( cmii of any tity in ( lie ummiomi ; Fort Crook , the
most. complete fort ill the country , amid the
lleadquarters of tIme iepartimient of tile Platte ;
tIle third packing cemlter imi tim worltl ; tIxreo
bridges across the Missouri river ; twenty
tilstinct hues of railway ; comprehtexmsive street
rniivay systemn , and fiumally the Nebraska
state fair , wilich we immvito you all to visit
"Is it surprisIng tllat WO boast of our great
Oniaima-thmat we are lirould of tIle present and
hopeful of time ( titmice ? We have tlte Ilenlthi-
eat city in time world ; tIme dctii rate for last
year for cccli 1,000 1)001)10 was but eight
persons. This can he better appreciated
viiemt it Is stated that lit seine cties in tlli5
country time death rate iter anhilimu for each
1,000 inlinbitammts in twenty-six persons. Tile
question arises , why lies Omaha been so re-
mnarkable lit Its growth amid levelopmnont ?
There mlmmist be some good reason for all tIlls ,
Again , are the reasons of so sImbstailtial , a
nature tllat U. greater future mnai be Predicated -
cated on tile post achmlcvornemxts ?
"The physIcal conditiomis ( blat urrcunc1 ha
have practically forced all this prosperity ;
the railroads first built to amid fromii tlls ! point
because tix grades were easy anti ( lie cost of
construction and operation cheap. In tills
manLIer we ilavo been suhlilhied vith twenty
distinct Ilmies of railway , diverging to all
points of tile compass ; tile reads have mails
tile conditIon on whmlcil our jrosperity Is
based , amid as their systenis are perfected
our facilities vihi be imicrensed amid mew luster
added to tIle sun of our iirosperlty , Ten
years imeace Omalla will have 500,000 .people ;
she viil be tue great ldway city of tile
comimmtry , a peerless queen of coimmmterca : reign-
ingsuireme ) iLl her va8t ( lomitain : P"-ui aromind
in text yrarl , Oiill 5115 It I propnesy correctly.
Tills shah riot vroimiblt you froni coaling
oftener-tlie latch etriiig is ever oxm. ( lie outside -
side and we will always try to mmiake ii
pleasant for you. "
At tills jlimlCtmiro tIle orchestra itlayeti a
medley of itatrotic airs. Scarcely had tile
first strains of "Yankee Doodle" greeted tIle
ears of time banqueters ore Moso Tenuermaim
spraxig to his feet and exltilmmsiastlcnlly uu'aveii
bus napkixm iii tile air , 'rIds was ( lie siguini
for ax imnpromnptmt scene of Clitillillialtmn lit
which' ' ( lie other guests Ileartily joined , imiany
rising to thleir feet , 'rhere was a chxorus of
cheers whlicll reimewed 'hicxm ' '
, was 'Hall Ce-
lunihtia' ' foliutwetl.
\'ilefl Preslilexmt-elect Folz of Kalamazoo ,
Michu , , arose to shicalt UPOLI tixo "Future of
tue Order" lIe received an ovation , Mr. Fobs
ably maintained his reputatiomi as an enter-
talnilxg after inner speaker. lie hiropimesbeti
till increased ammuihier of itrlglit reurxts to
the order witilirm ( lie next few years , itiid be-
hieyed that with a foumldiltioxl of uchi solidity
alt it now dlljoyel.l the Indepenilent Order of
B'nai hi'ritim wealth be a tower of strength
almiomig tixo organizations of tIme % 'orIll ,
"l'atriotislll" received tIle consideration of
Grand Secretary hiamiiiurgher : of Quixmcey ,
wIlose response was ilhbed wIil ( tile true
American bpirl ( , and ( he sentixuueat thus cx-
pressexl found popular favor with Ills hearers.
itev , Dr. Leo M , Franhciiit reepon'ii'tl ' to
tIle ( cast , "Tue Message of Jutlaismxi , " hits
sileech was well mxiade anti was one of (110
most mimarkeil of tile ovc'nliig ,
Ir. S. WOlfeflbttixl spolie upoxi "Our Or-
pitaite' hionme" oath gave a tinge of seiitiinextt
to ( he subject , wblieit found a warm welcolno
iii ( lie hearts of all ,
"Our Country , " with Mr. M. M. liousemnimn
as an able exponent , was ( lIe next on this
JC\VhShi YOUThS OF AMERiCA ,
Me , M. it. Frauermiman's diecotmrsa on the
"Jewish Yotitil of America" was one of tile
features of ( hID evening. lie said Iii part :
' 'Matmy are tiley wile have their doubts
about ( lie future of Israel. hiy many Israel's
( mineral dirge hISS bcexm again cliii again
dolefully cllamited. lIven ortilodoxy , radical-
ismui anti reforimi , however iflUcil they wrangle
and thiffer Withl one another , yet in llarrnon-
louts accord alike lenouitce tile irrehiglon of
the Amnoricaim young mmian pxitl yoummmg woinaxi ,
and accuse ( Item of having dealt ( ite tleatli
blow unto Israel. in fact thity combine. lit
tilemnseives the oiflca of accuser , jury exit )
judge , anti contrasting the 0111 with (110 (
young , pronounce their verdict and condemnmi
our irrehiglous spirit ,
, , Tis true , the flute of ullodern American
Judaismxt ciis for retitetlomi , but iftIleed ilet for
condeinnatiomi. We are totlay as we ins by
mtectixsly ( and miot from choice , We contraut
Ia reliCious fervor 1arimigiy with our parentj
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